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04-09-24, 07:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,033
Posted By shoota

Here's about the best I could do, with Soma Hwy...

Here's about the best I could do, with Soma Hwy Ones.
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03-07-24, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By shoota

Looks great! I can't wait to see it in person....

Looks great! I can't wait to see it in person. I'm going with the Tomassini Super Prestige, also in black :)
02-29-24, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By shoota

Serious question, have you tried searching this...

Serious question, have you tried searching this forum yet? There are dozens of threads on this topic.
02-23-24, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By shoota

Curious why you all would prefer to use a front...

Curious why you all would prefer to use a front rack instead of a rear rack? Seems like it would affect handling a lot less on the rear rack.
02-07-24, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By shoota

License revoked! lol

License revoked! lol
02-05-24, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By shoota

I love these posts. I find it fascinating how...

I love these posts. I find it fascinating how little has really changed in 50 years.
02-02-24, 10:05 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,804
Posted By shoota

You don't want either of those things to be nice...

You don't want either of those things to be nice on a gravel bike..
01-31-24, 05:36 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,620
Posted By shoota

Looks like the rear brake housing is still the...

Looks like the rear brake housing is still the exact same too. I'd have someone local get it for you. Way too many coincidences to not be yours. Even if it's not, how would you prove it's NOT, just...
01-29-24, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By shoota

Wow look at those perks! Consider me signed up!...

Wow look at those perks! Consider me signed up! (My friends wrote and designed all of that :love: )
01-26-24, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15,453
Views: 4,078,525
Posted By shoota

Well thatís an easy one, because Iíve done it....

Well thatís an easy one, because Iíve done it. 11s STI shifting, canti brakes, 700c wheels with tubeless 38mm tires. Hard to beat....
01-26-24, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15,453
Views: 4,078,525
Posted By shoota

I'm curious what that single threaded boss on the...

I'm curious what that single threaded boss on the underneath of the downtube is for, anyone know?? Generator?
What a great bike, I'd have that stripped down and built up right so fast..
01-12-24, 09:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By shoota

How about silver Shimano 11s?...

How about silver Shimano 11s? https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/QkkAAOSwVRtlFoZA/s-l1600.jpg

If you go barend there are retro looking options:...
01-10-24, 08:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,548
Posted By shoota

Cool bike! I'm with the others, don't repaint it....

Cool bike! I'm with the others, don't repaint it. I can never understand why folks want to immediately paint their new-to-them bike. The other day a friend asked if I had a bike to sell for her son...
01-09-24, 08:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 816
Posted By shoota

Anything will be better than that H2O stem, oof.

Anything will be better than that H2O stem, oof.
11-27-23, 01:02 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,137,800
Posted By shoota

Or try to sell them for 4X what they're worth.

Or try to sell them for 4X what they're worth.
11-22-23, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By shoota

Oh man I'm a large and love PI, I'll take it!

Oh man I'm a large and love PI, I'll take it!
11-07-23, 01:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,752
Posted By shoota

This is an absolute HARD NO.

This is an absolute HARD NO.
10-24-23, 07:12 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,129
Posted By shoota

Please don't put yellow cable housing on it. If...

Please don't put yellow cable housing on it. If you do, you might as well just finish it off and put yellow tires on it, too.
10-23-23, 12:53 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,129
Posted By shoota

Dang it's like that panto was made just for this...

Dang it's like that panto was made just for this bike! Can't wait to see the full build.
09-29-23, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By shoota

Depends on the gravel. If it's Colorado "gravel"...

Depends on the gravel. If it's Colorado "gravel" then a 32mm slick is fine. If it's real gravel then nothing under 38mm.
09-29-23, 07:34 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 123,359
Posted By shoota

Firstly, congrats on the new bike! It looks to be...

Firstly, congrats on the new bike! It looks to be in great shape, and I love that color. Personally, I love mine setup modern style. 700c wheels, 38mm tubeless tires, 11s 105 group. It doesn't give...
09-23-23, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By shoota

Rad

Rad
08-23-23, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,160
Posted By shoota

FS or Trade: 1988 Ironman Master purple smoke

I kinda hate to do this but it's just one size too small. I'd call it a 55cm. It's in great shape.

I'd sell the whole thing for $375 + half shipping (frameset, full Tricolor group, Tricolor hubs,...
08-11-23, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By shoota

No biggie, that'll give you a chance to fix the...

No biggie, that'll give you a chance to fix the termination of the tape at the bar end and put it under the bar instead of on top.
Forum: Touring
07-31-23, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,628
Posted By shoota

What a RAGBRAI that was! We did the first four...

What a RAGBRAI that was! We did the first four days. I keep seeing all the comments about how hot it was. Maybe it's because we trained in Oklahoma this summer where riding in over 100F isn't...
06-20-23, 01:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,763
Posted By shoota

I think it's a "your mileage may vary" type of...

I think it's a "your mileage may vary" type of thing with these bikes and their brake/tire capabilities. But they are worth the effort. Yours is amazing.
06-20-23, 01:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,763
Posted By shoota

Oh I don't think anyone is saying that. I was...

Oh I don't think anyone is saying that. I was thinking more along the lines of what have you read or what specific questions you have regarding it. I have an '86 and converted it to 38mm GravelKings....
06-20-23, 12:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,763
Posted By shoota

There are many threads on this in this forum....

There are many threads on this in this forum. Have you read them yet?
06-12-23, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,619
Posted By shoota

Ah, I missed the hole going all the way through,...

Ah, I missed the hole going all the way through, that changes things.
06-08-23, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By shoota

tricolor can handle 11-28.

tricolor can handle 11-28.
05-25-23, 01:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,019
Posted By shoota

WOW. Bio-Cam. Never heard seen that before and...

WOW. Bio-Cam. Never heard seen that before and they were in Oklahoma of all places. What a wild design, I want to ride one!
BioCam, home (http://www.classicrendezvous.com/USA/Biocam_USA.htm)
05-19-23, 02:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,346
Posted By shoota

Dia Compe 981s are what I use for this very...

Dia Compe 981s are what I use for this very reason. They have quite a bit more adjustability than other cantis.
05-19-23, 01:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,346
Posted By shoota

Nice! I'm probably building up an 80s Focus canti...

Nice! I'm probably building up an 80s Focus canti frame for Ragbrai too. Vintage steel just seems appropriate that week.
04-28-23, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 939
Posted By shoota

She's an absolute beaut. ...

She's an absolute beaut.

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04-14-23, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,213
Posted By shoota

I'm in for the Dia Compe 981s please.

I'm in for the Dia Compe 981s please.
04-11-23, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By shoota

Unreal. Why in the world would anyone want an...

Unreal. Why in the world would anyone want an alloy racing frame spread to 145mm? Man, I don't mean to crap on your purchase but I don't think I would have spent $10 on this thing.
04-07-23, 09:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,738
Posted By shoota

I'm talking to a couple builders about it...wish...

I'm talking to a couple builders about it...wish me luck.
03-31-23, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 934
Posted By shoota

How many millions of miles have been done on...

How many millions of miles have been done on standard cantis over the years?? MILLIONS. That's how many. I can't imagine this being an actual safety issue. Google any part ever made and you can find...
03-27-23, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,387
Posted By shoota

'74??

'74??
03-24-23, 03:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,672
Posted By shoota

I can assure you you're 100% wrong, but at the...

I can assure you you're 100% wrong, but at the same time you're so, so right. Skinny tires feel and look so good, hard to argue that.
03-22-23, 10:19 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,503
Posted By shoota

I know which one looks better...

I know which one looks better...
03-19-23, 04:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,946
Posted By shoota

You hate stopping?

You hate stopping?
03-09-23, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,513
Posted By shoota

I'm going with missing ferrule as well. Been...

I'm going with missing ferrule as well. Been there, done that.
03-08-23, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,308
Posted By shoota

Great build! Can we see a shot of the pad angles?...

Great build! Can we see a shot of the pad angles? Curious how low those LX pads can get.
03-08-23, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,169
Posted By shoota

Ah, yes, well that's a different question then. ...

Ah, yes, well that's a different question then.
Another thing to consider, from experience, is that while a 28 might fit, getting it past the bb/chainstay brige area can be difficult because 28s...
03-07-23, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,169
Posted By shoota

You have the frame, just measure the gaps and...

You have the frame, just measure the gaps and subtract whatever clearance you're comfortable with = max tire width.
02-14-23, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By shoota

Araya rims? They look like Mavics to me. Can you...

Araya rims? They look like Mavics to me. Can you confirm?
02-08-23, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 971
Posted By shoota

I might get skewered (see what I did there?), but...

I might get skewered (see what I did there?), but I've been delacing 27" rims from hubs I want to keep. The combo of hubs and the cassette might be more interesting to people.
02-03-23, 10:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,177
Posted By shoota

None of these are a good reason to sell...

None of these are a good reason to sell everything.
01-27-23, 10:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,821
Posted By shoota

Yep, twice.

Yep, twice.
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