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08-03-22, 01:52 PM
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Posted By strathconaman

Thanks! I always wanted a "Gulf" livery bike, so...

Thanks! I always wanted a "Gulf" livery bike, so I made use of the opportunity this frame gave me.
08-01-22, 08:16 AM
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Posted By strathconaman

99% done. Took me a couple of days to decide on...

99% done. Took me a couple of days to decide on white or black for saddle/bar tape....
07-28-22, 01:35 PM
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Posted By strathconaman

Custom vinyl cutouts. All the lettering is paint...

Custom vinyl cutouts. All the lettering is paint as well. First coat white, then letters. Then orange, transition bubbles applied, then blue.
07-28-22, 01:34 PM
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Posted By strathconaman

Yeah. My painting skills are of "workman like...

Yeah. My painting skills are of "workman like quality". Considering I paid $100 for the frame and fork, I didn't want to spend $$$ on someone who can do it right.


The Colnago behind it has a...
07-28-22, 01:11 PM
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Posted By strathconaman

Yes. I actually used a "matte" clear on...

Yes. I actually used a "matte" clear on it...because that is what I had on the shelf. I have used it on other bikes before, and it is so durable. Mainly because with a matte finish you can't even...
07-28-22, 08:04 AM
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Posted By strathconaman

Here was the repaint plan: ...

Here was the repaint plan:
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Here is where I am at:
...
06-25-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,053
Posted By strathconaman

Sorry, I am a Campy guy. And those shift cables...

Sorry, I am a Campy guy. And those shift cables hanging out the side of 7400 brifters drive me crazy.
06-24-22, 08:39 AM
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Views: 1,053
Posted By strathconaman

Thanks! So it is likely a 1988 model. Do you know...

Thanks! So it is likely a 1988 model. Do you know if they were still spec'd with Dura Ace?
06-23-22, 07:40 PM
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Posted By strathconaman

Seatpost is 27.2mm

Seatpost is 27.2mm
06-23-22, 03:53 PM
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Views: 1,053
Posted By strathconaman

Steve Bauer - What have I got?

Hi Everyone,

I picked up a vintage frame on the local Facebook marketplace. I have built it up and rode it a few times.

Of course, now I am in love with it, and before I spend $$$ I want to...
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Posted By strathconaman

I plug my 520 into a phone-style powerpack...

I plug my 520 into a phone-style powerpack located in a bag on my top tube. I now get 2 weeks of battery life. Cost $20.
06-22-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 49
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Posted By strathconaman

My experience has been: 1. good prices 2....

My experience has been:
1. good prices
2. only order if you won't need it in the next 30 days
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Views: 602
Posted By strathconaman

Locally the ask for these is close to $1000...

Locally the ask for these is close to $1000 Canadian pesos. You would have to reeeeeaaally want one.
Forum: Commuting
06-22-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By strathconaman

I commute on a 1981 Trek 613.

I commute on a 1981 Trek 613.
06-22-22, 01:24 PM
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Views: 314
Posted By strathconaman

You can mix them. The only ill effects will be me...

You can mix them. The only ill effects will be me turning up my nose at you, and possibly decreased shifting performance.
06-21-22, 06:16 AM
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Views: 738
Posted By strathconaman

I have 32s on my rando bike. Magic.

I have 32s on my rando bike. Magic.
06-21-22, 06:14 AM
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Posted By strathconaman

That triplecross would make a great gravel bike.

That triplecross would make a great gravel bike.
06-21-22, 06:12 AM
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Posted By strathconaman

Definitely remove tires and change sealant.

Definitely remove tires and change sealant.
06-21-22, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 407
Posted By strathconaman

I have a yakima Fourtimer on our Outback. Works...

I have a yakima Fourtimer on our Outback. Works great. Adding a Curt receiver is an easy choice.
06-21-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By strathconaman

You should have a professional fit done. A good...

You should have a professional fit done. A good fitter will try a number of saddles with you.
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