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04-13-24, 02:09 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By tangerineowl

'82 Raleigh SBDU TTS modded how I like

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1399/tts_2__7d23b421599d90d299b75f54ba8d0b2f175c32b6.jpg

Finally got around to finishing the build.
60x53. 753R/T mix.
1566gm frame....
01-29-24, 03:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,938
Posted By tangerineowl

Mighty fine. Triple looks cool.

Mighty fine. Triple looks cool.
12-31-23, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By tangerineowl

I'm curious as well. Vaguely remember you...

I'm curious as well.

Vaguely remember you asking about the Exage Motion aero lever weight, in your bike thread. 150gm ea.

You may have come across the 60?x55 that Doug Fattic mentioned in a...
12-31-23, 05:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By tangerineowl

Neo-retro '82 SBDU 753 TTS build

From this https://www.retrobike.co.uk/threads/1982-raleigh-sbdu-753-june-pitchford-championship-winner.468337/

to the current dodgy mockup with the bits I have at the moment.......
Replies: 9
Views: 2,170
Posted By tangerineowl

Jack Thompson an ultra-cyclist, will be...

Jack Thompson an ultra-cyclist, will be attempting a record run on the Munda Biddi in a couple weeks, on a STR.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8om5BzFZQyo&ab_channel=JackUltraCyclist

Hope...
12-26-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,757
Posted By tangerineowl

https://kidsracing.co.uk/collections/saddles-posts...

https://kidsracing.co.uk/collections/saddles-posts-child-specific-proportional-bike-children/products/hup-race-carbon-fibre-rotary-head-seat-post-27-2mm

Cheaper alu model available also.
12-02-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,727
Posted By tangerineowl

Came across this frameset for sale today:-...

Came across this frameset for sale today:- https://groups.google.com/g/650b/c/xmkkpO7dQrA

Raleigh Gran Tour steel 531c with 531fork, at seat tube 64cm ctt, with toptube 57cm ctc.
73/73 built...
10-29-22, 11:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,936
Posted By tangerineowl

Never ridden one, but the WeightWeenies Crux...

Never ridden one, but the WeightWeenies Crux riders say the frame tubes give it kind of a smooth ride feel vs some other high-end options.
Building one up to suit with certain components 2x, you'd...
09-10-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,920
Posted By tangerineowl

An alternative which should be a bit cheaper is...

An alternative which should be a bit cheaper is the Continental SpeedKing Racesport 2.2.
I find that holds air/sealant a bit better than a black EL ReneHerse.

SpeedKing has the supple and...
09-10-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By tangerineowl

Here's that 2x scandium 29x2+ frameset in NL,...

Here's that 2x scandium 29x2+ frameset in NL, incase they....er....win the lotto or something :thumb:
https://www.klaassencycles.com/Razor-multipurpose
09-05-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By tangerineowl

Goldsprint in Germany has the steel frame+fork...

Goldsprint in Germany has the steel frame+fork Pelago Stavanger frameset. 700x50 with those hub specs.
I guess that's more on the cruisy ride style frame.

One alternative frame type you could...
09-05-22, 02:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By tangerineowl

Come across a number of frames in the past, just...

Come across a number of frames in the past, just have to remember them.

Start with the Nordest Albarda and Super Albarda. Steel; carbon fork separate on site.
A bit hefty frame weight for steel....
06-04-22, 01:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,130
Posted By tangerineowl

Red. Triple. Canti. Horizontal tt. Cute, smaller...

Red. Triple. Canti. Horizontal tt. Cute, smaller size. What's not to like?

I can see these 38mm as your next tyres! https://global.bluelug.com/fairweather-for-traveler-tire-rust.html
04-28-22, 01:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By tangerineowl

Take the causeway bridge 2k over.

Take the causeway bridge 2k over.
04-26-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,431
Posted By tangerineowl

Soma Supple Vitesse SL 48mm will be the second...

Soma Supple Vitesse SL 48mm will be the second fastest to the ReneHerse 48mm.
The 48mm is tubeless compatible.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-22, 02:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,375
Posted By tangerineowl

Was on a Toupe for a while, then started doing a...

Was on a Toupe for a while, then started doing a bit more climbing, so looked at the Romin with its more raised rear.
Ended up on a Fabric Scoop Shallow model. Has a similar rear raise height to...
02-04-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,097
Posted By tangerineowl

Kuota [Italian] did some carbon 700c racing bikes...

Kuota [Italian] did some carbon 700c racing bikes that small a few years back. Seen a number in the Japanese market.

Did come across a euro retailer that sold NOS framesets a while back.
...
11-20-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,902
Posted By tangerineowl

Doing fairly long climbs up steeper grades with...

Doing fairly long climbs up steeper grades with loose surface I do prefer the extra cush of a wider 650b.
For me, there's only about one tooth jump between 700c and 650b. 700c being on the larger...
11-02-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 953
Posted By tangerineowl

I think the ReneHerse knobbies are hard to beat...

I think the ReneHerse knobbies are hard to beat in those widths. Both wheel sizes.
10-18-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,164
Posted By tangerineowl

I have just the one allround bike that I built up...

I have just the one allround bike that I built up from the frame. Wanted it to be fairly light and cover a wide range of riding conditions.

Many times on just road rides I stick with the 27.5...
09-26-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,894
Posted By tangerineowl

https://99spokes.com/en-AU/compare?bikes=bombtrack...

https://99spokes.com/en-AU/compare?bikes=bombtrack-hook-1-2019,ritchey-outback-frameset-2019

Ride feel, I'd go for the Ritchey. The steel tubing and carbon fork will ride less harsh.

Ritchey...
08-27-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,673
Posted By tangerineowl

The 2016/2017? Diamondback Haanjo EXP carbon came...

The 2016/2017? Diamondback Haanjo EXP carbon came with a triple setup.
Could put on a larger cassette.
May not have been sold at your locations.

Veloci Jimmy frame takes a triple.

Blacksnow...
08-25-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,913
Posted By tangerineowl

Forgot about the FF. Though it is worth pointing...

Forgot about the FF. Though it is worth pointing out they measure a few mm narrow. Mine were about 46mm on a 22mmInner rim.

On gravel/offroad that isn't too slippery they do roll very fast.
I...
08-24-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,521
Posted By tangerineowl

The filetread ReneHerse are really nice riding...

The filetread ReneHerse are really nice riding tyres; especially in the extralight.

The tanwall extralight are a little more prone to weeping sidewalls than the black.
Standard casing (or...
08-24-21, 02:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,913
Posted By tangerineowl

Conti SpeedKing Racesport 2.2" front and rear...

Conti SpeedKing Racesport 2.2" front and rear perhaps. Dry riding. Supple. Up there with the ReneHerse filetreads for rolling speed.
You may want a bit more tread up front depending on your local...
08-13-21, 03:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,565
Posted By tangerineowl

Have the 2 and 3bolt. Yes, the design is great...

Have the 2 and 3bolt. Yes, the design is great for strapping down real tight.

Helps grab/lock a little more if you first put on frame protection tape.
08-10-21, 03:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,278
Posted By tangerineowl

There are a few 1 1/8"-steerer stems out there....

There are a few 1 1/8"-steerer stems out there. Sphinx has the higher front end to start with.

If wanting dropbar, a short reach and short drop like the Dixna Neither 2 would be a good choice to...
08-09-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,278
Posted By tangerineowl

Sphinx. Starting out with the rollover of a...

Sphinx.

Starting out with the rollover of a 700c. Dropbar? frame design.

46mm is a good width for gravel.

Just read of the 88mm bb, which is interesting.

Am guessing these days there...
08-08-21, 12:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,214
Posted By tangerineowl

Certain I've come across a european frame or two...

Certain I've come across a european frame or two like that with a tucked-in chainstay but they weren't off-the-shelf carbon. Bit like an Open WI.DE but 29er.

Just talking speed-wise (on road), vs...
07-09-21, 02:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,545
Posted By tangerineowl

Grades that steep and rocky will always be an...

Grades that steep and rocky will always be an issue. Sounds more like a hiking/hike-a-bike stretch :)
Something I tend to keep an eye out for at times, but that is on a 2.2".

You'd may make...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 02:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,142
Posted By tangerineowl

Lightweight merino top and socks. Maybe...

Lightweight merino top and socks.

Maybe shoes with some kind of mesh/airy upper if spd etc is your thing.
Or sandals.
06-24-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,062
Posted By tangerineowl

^ Back when considering ReneHerse options I...

^
Back when considering ReneHerse options I did come across a small number of notes saying the makeup of the tan-wall made it more prone to weeping (extralight at least) than the black.

A...
05-18-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,447
Posted By tangerineowl

Diamond tread would be good for sand.

Diamond tread would be good for sand.
05-13-21, 03:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,684
Posted By tangerineowl

Certain frames will suit your proportions better....

Certain frames will suit your proportions better. No right or wrong, or missing anything here with this frameset.

Rather than a tall-angled stem and/or a bunch of spacers, there is the other...
04-07-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,936
Posted By tangerineowl

True. Am on the narrow-heel S-Works 6 XC...

True. Am on the narrow-heel S-Works 6 XC standard-width.

A few of the Lake models with the Competition last also have a round-shaped front, but are a touch wider in standard widths. Heel fit...
04-04-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,768
Posted By tangerineowl

https://www.trigoncycles.com/cyclocross-tx765fe.ht...

https://www.trigoncycles.com/cyclocross-tx765fe.html
Have a look at the geo chart.

Trigon Taiwan has been around for quite a while, but their framesets (alu or carbon) can be tricky to track...
03-31-21, 03:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,307
Posted By tangerineowl

Am often on the lookout for something that's more...

Am often on the lookout for something that's more like a narrow hiking trail climbing a hill, or along a creek/tributary. Well trodden animal trails sometimes, if they're rideable.
02-21-21, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,139
Posted By tangerineowl

Maybe the 48mm Oracle Ridge, or the 2.2" Fleecer...

Maybe the 48mm Oracle Ridge, or the 2.2" Fleecer Ridge. The strongest casing FR option is 20gm lighter than that Nano.

This tread pattern will be very good in mud, have really good...
02-20-21, 12:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,516
Posted By tangerineowl

Yep. There are a few Asian brands that sell only...

Yep. There are a few Asian brands that sell only where you are, along with other countries nearby.
Might be something carbon secondhand also, to save a bit.

If you do find a carbon ride that...
01-17-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,378
Posted By tangerineowl

As you also mentioned light mud, I'd say the...

As you also mentioned light mud, I'd say the Fleecer Ridge in the Endurance casing option would be your ultimate tyre.

I'll also mention the latest Conti RaceKing Protection 2.2" as on the road...
01-01-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,334
Posted By tangerineowl

Have you considered a riser flatbar instead? i.e....

Have you considered a riser flatbar instead? i.e. one with the correct stem/clamp diameter.

e.g. KCNC does a few alu options in 1.5" and 2". You can cut down the ends to suit, if you like.

A...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,841
Posted By tangerineowl

Satori X-Race Aero. 6degree flare. The alu bar is...

Satori X-Race Aero. 6degree flare. The alu bar is pretty cheap.

Oval swept-back tops are pretty comfy.

Carbon version (cheap) is pretty much sold out everywhere unless you search around Asia. ...
Replies: 19
Views: 9,191
Posted By tangerineowl

Have just setup tubeless the black EL 44cm...

Have just setup tubeless the black EL 44cm filetread. Noticed/felt straightaway the narrower 2mm tread height in the center over their other options which have 3mm. I think this is the reason they...
10-24-20, 01:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,774
Posted By tangerineowl

Conti RaceKing Protection 2.2" if they fit.

Conti RaceKing Protection 2.2" if they fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,350
Posted By tangerineowl

No Spyre experience. First disc setup went...

No Spyre experience. First disc setup went straight to JuinTech R1. I feel the modulation is very good.
10-08-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5,455
Views: 3,885,366
Posted By tangerineowl

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/conti_a_d95613b27a1bb454b535224a84d15b8d443b9567.jpg
Recently tried the 27.5x2.2 Conti SpeedKing Racesport, for mild gravel and sand...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By tangerineowl

Probably a bit weird but you could pull the large...

Probably a bit weird but you could pull the large ring and replace the 39t with a 40t or 42t. Remove front derailleur.

Seeing its pretty flat where you ride, that should work fine.

My 2x is...
08-31-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,814
Posted By tangerineowl

Small piece of soap, to make a slip out of for...

Small piece of soap, to make a slip out of for the tyre bead install.

Hooked needle and strong dental floss.

Small amount of sealant in tube, plus valve injector head plastic tube.
...
Replies: 14
Views: 5,317
Posted By tangerineowl

Could be worth keeping an eye on this:...

Could be worth keeping an eye on this: https://routewerks.us/
08-26-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,549
Posted By tangerineowl

That is true for some bikes. The larger size...

That is true for some bikes. The larger size Antelope I mentioned doesn't push out the frame length as much. I could fit it with a 70mm stem and the frame reach and stack would be similar to my...
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