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10-09-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 677
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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10-09-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,710
Posted By Flatforkcrown

4mm. Thatís the real difference between 27 and...

4mm. Thatís the real difference between 27 and 700. 622 vs 630 bsd. So a 700 tire in 36mm would have the same outside diameter as a 27 in 32mm. Not a big enough difference to set up tooling and...
10-09-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By Flatforkcrown

this. I have a early 90s bianchi volpe, and itís...

this. I have a early 90s bianchi volpe, and itís not the most exciting on the road. I set it up for riding mountain bike trails though and its great for that.
10-08-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 560
Posted By Flatforkcrown

The hybrid had different geometry, and is made...

The hybrid had different geometry, and is made for a stable, neutral, kind of boring ride. Itís for people who just want to ride rations the neighborhood and local bike trails.

so, yeah, itís...
10-07-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 15,956
Posted By Flatforkcrown

its your bike, but Iím with everyone else in...

its your bike, but Iím with everyone else in thinking thatís way too cool as is. Itís art.
10-07-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 784
Posted By Flatforkcrown

If you donít adjust and maintain your own hubs...

If you donít adjust and maintain your own hubs how do you know they are too tight? If they have fresh thick grease in them they will slow quicker than before just spinning them, but will be fine on...
10-07-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 15,956
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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Definitely this
10-06-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,692
Posted By Flatforkcrown

Now I donít feel nearly as bad wearing a tight...

Now I donít feel nearly as bad wearing a tight jersey, because itís never been that tight.
10-06-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 618
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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10-06-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,608
Posted By Flatforkcrown

Iíve had a Ford car, no way Iíd buy a Ford bike.

Iíve had a Ford car, no way Iíd buy a Ford bike.
10-06-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,024
Posted By Flatforkcrown

more likely heíd post 20 new threads about...

more likely heíd post 20 new threads about nothing, using it as justification for his troll/performance art piece.
10-06-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,024
Posted By Flatforkcrown

at least 3 times a week. ...

at least 3 times a week.

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I have given in to a...
10-06-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,366
Posted By Flatforkcrown

itís like an uglier, cheaper, version of the...

itís like an uglier, cheaper, version of the mavic.
10-06-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,024
Posted By Flatforkcrown

thatís giving too much creditÖ they didnít even...

thatís giving too much creditÖ they didnít even pretend to answer.
10-06-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,366
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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A blob of brown plastic with $200 cleats
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10-05-21, 01:50 PM
10-05-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,024
Posted By Flatforkcrown

better is subjective. Better for what? Is an...

better is subjective. Better for what? Is an entry level new road bike better than my 80 De Rosa professional? Are the cartridge bearings in your hubs better than the bearings cups and cones in old...
10-05-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,024
Posted By Flatforkcrown

no. The good ones get used. Maybe your ear is as...

no. The good ones get used. Maybe your ear is as developed as your bike knowledge.
10-05-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,024
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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My $180 bike, bought used this august...
10-05-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 64,364
Views: 9,985,612
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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10-05-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,674
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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I looked at it and thought about how lucky I am to...
10-03-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 4,015,368
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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10-03-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,674
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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Fit a carbon seatpost I found at the co-op. For...
10-03-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,804
Posted By Flatforkcrown

wait, who wouldnít want to ride that? That bike...

wait, who wouldnít want to ride that? That bike is awesome.
10-03-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 389
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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Hereís that bike.

both my main rides have non...
10-02-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 389
Posted By Flatforkcrown

I had to get a barrel adjusterÖ but I think with...

I had to get a barrel adjusterÖ but I think with a shimano crankset it would work flawlessly. I have a sugino with different spacing between the rings, and it works well, with 2 positions in the...
10-02-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 389
Posted By Flatforkcrown

agreedÖ I have 6500 shifters shifting an m737 xt...

agreedÖ I have 6500 shifters shifting an m737 xt rear over 9 speeds and a m901 xtr front over a triple on my 91 volpe. Shifts flawlessly.
10-02-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By Flatforkcrown

looks more psilocybin to meÖ

looks more psilocybin to meÖ
10-01-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By Flatforkcrown

That is very cool.

That is very cool.
10-01-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8,056
Views: 2,577,711
Posted By Flatforkcrown

post it. If you break the rules then someone will...

post it. If you break the rules then someone will make a post pointing it out. You can safely ignore them for the most part.
10-01-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 4,015,368
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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Picked this up today
10-01-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By Flatforkcrown

this is one of the coolest bikes Iíve seen here...

this is one of the coolest bikes Iíve seen here in a while, for sure. Not being a collector I feel like it should be ridden hard like it was built for, but I appreciate the rarity of one of these in...
09-30-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By Flatforkcrown

This would definitely be appreciated in the...

This would definitely be appreciated in the classic and vintage forum. Lots of guys with an unhealthy love of early mountain bikes, and American custom builders, and 531.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 249,156
Posted By Flatforkcrown

So, took that advice and tried out a newer,...

So, took that advice and tried out a newer, lighter, but not too out of place saddle I had kicking around. New stem and bars tooÖ venturing into carbon fiber.
...
09-30-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,804
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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09-30-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By Flatforkcrown

Iíd go with a 28 or 30 mm tubular tire on the...

Iíd go with a 28 or 30 mm tubular tire on the original rims. In my limited experience a good tubular rides like a clincher a size bigger as far as comfort and shock absorption.
09-30-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8,056
Views: 2,577,711
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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Hereís mine as it is nowÖ found some kestral bars...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 27,072
Views: 17,409,469
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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Hereís my road bike. Itís kinda plain. Itís over 20...
09-30-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7,262
Views: 729,630
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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New cables and housing for the de Rosa
09-30-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,153
Posted By Flatforkcrown

My de Rosa slx. Worst $500 I ever spent. Who even...

My de Rosa slx. Worst $500 I ever spent. Who even likes old Italian steel bikes anyways?

just kiddingÖ I only regret the bikes I didnít buy.
09-29-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,289
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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09-27-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 64,364
Views: 9,985,612
Posted By Flatforkcrown

I just used a set of these for my daughters first...

I just used a set of these for my daughters first road bike...
09-24-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,674
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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Found some bars and a stem at the co-op so decided...
09-24-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 273,578
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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He likes to close doors
09-23-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7,262
Views: 729,630
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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Some kinda beat looking older pedals for my volpe....
09-23-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 4,015,368
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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09-23-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 191
Posted By Flatforkcrown

chains are sized by speeds in the back. 5-8, 9,...

chains are sized by speeds in the back. 5-8, 9, 10Ö you can usually go with what you have or one speed up for a slightly thinner chain. That looks like an 8 speed Athena crank, but I canít see how...
09-23-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 191
Posted By Flatforkcrown

Are you asking why your chain is rubbing in the...

Are you asking why your chain is rubbing in the small-small combo? It is not a chain or chainring spacer issue. It looks like user error to be honest. Donít use extreme cross chaining combos. Also,...
09-23-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 4,015,368
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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09-22-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By Flatforkcrown

I have a tubular mounted the wrong way, and I...

I have a tubular mounted the wrong way, and I didnít even notice until I had had a couple rides on it.
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