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JUGE FREDD
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there are definitely dual-pivot brakes out there for you beyond the nice 73mm long reach options like the R559

they're at a lower quality level, but Tektro makes the 810a and 900a that reach way out to 80mm and 92mm

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Mon, 05/22/2017 - 14:39
kmcdon
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(Reply to #3402)

JUGE FREDD wrote:
there are definitely dual-pivot brakes out there for you beyond the nice 73mm long reach options like the R559

they're at a lower quality level, but Tektro makes the 810a and 900a that reach way out to 80mm and 92mm

Holy shit.

That's exactly what I've been looking for!!! I'm not convinced that I actually need long-reach (this frame is hella tukt) but what I *do* need is for the barrel adjuster and cable clampbolt to be swappable on the brake. These seem to fit the bill!!

I am excite.

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 14:47
Goddamnit Gunther
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(Reply to #3403)

TimArchyLime wrote:
Check brake reach if you go the sora route. Or use the old brakes.

I got some brand new black 5800s

Edit: meant to quote your original post but you get the idea

Endpoint wrote:
turdly buttways

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 19:03
akasnowmaaan
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As much as people shit on Paul, their center-mount Racers are burly as hell and have been great on Snowaguchi.

They're the sturdiest of all the brakes I've tried in that length. They are easily as good as Shimano Ultegra mid-reach brakes, but also longer.

bork bork bork

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 03:30
kmcdon
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We talked about it last night, she just wants to go the "buy a used roadbike" route. I can't blame her.

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 12:41
imoscardotcom
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wtb- 9 or 11 speed shimano barcons or shifters

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 16:48
NOVELTYNAME
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i may have some uggo 9sp ones

"Folks want options!"

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 17:17
circuithero
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(Reply to #3408)

Face wrote:
Face wrote:
Anyone got 10s downtube turkeys?

Also hunting for a 28.6 clamp road pusher and 700x23 tires.

I have a DA 7800 FD and the matching turkeys.

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 00:28
aerobear
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rusty made a good point on my insta. i should 650b my fuso. i love the bike, but hate that i have to run 23c tires.

before i start saving up for some new wheels.. anyone have any 650b rim brake wheels they could do without?
just for commuting in a dry environment with a lightweight rider, so some braking surface wear is OK and no need for anything super overbuilt.

crowding wrote:
Every time i eat Dick's I just wind up disappointed that I'm not getting In-n-Out.

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 23:07
NOVELTYNAME
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i might have a front wheel soon. pacenti sl23 to 32h CL XT hub. some brake wear but i could get you exact mileage if you really want to nerd about it

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Wed, 05/31/2017 - 14:22
liquify
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50mm 31.8 stem

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 10:15
k_phombear
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WTB: 27.5 disc wheelset, 10x135 rear(or convertible) 15x100 front. shimano

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 18:47
NOVELTYNAME
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"Folks want options!"

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 18:48
k_phombear
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It delet

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 23:57
NOVELTYNAME
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well, they were DT350s to WTB somethings - takeoffs from a new bike. there are lots of those around for $2-300

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Wed, 06/07/2017 - 11:32
NOVELTYNAME
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WTB: hite rite

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Mon, 06/12/2017 - 14:31
ckd
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^ I've been thinking about finding someone who could just fab the spring for me and then making my own with a 27.2 bolt-on seatpost clamp and an appropriately sized QR clamp. If I find someone, I'll let you know.

It'd probably be more expensive than buyin' a NOS one on eBay but what's the adventure in that?

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Mon, 06/12/2017 - 20:21
NOVELTYNAME
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Can you make it in black and possibly different heights? Like, 10cm/15cm etc

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Mon, 06/12/2017 - 23:55
jdsmooth
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(Reply to #3419)

ckd wrote:
^ I've been thinking about finding someone who could just fab the spring for me and then making my own with a 27.2 bolt-on seatpost clamp and an appropriately sized QR clamp. If I find someone, I'll let you know.

It'd probably be more expensive than buyin' a NOS one on eBay but what's the adventure in that?

20lb force gas strut from a hatchback + QR is stealthy and cheap.

Five-foot drops at speed on unstable terrain? Yep.

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 10:23
Face
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(Reply to #3420)

jdsmooth wrote:
ckd wrote:
^ I've been thinking about finding someone who could just fab the spring for me and then making my own with a 27.2 bolt-on seatpost clamp and an appropriately sized QR clamp. If I find someone, I'll let you know.

It'd probably be more expensive than buyin' a NOS one on eBay but what's the adventure in that?

20lb force gas strut from a hatchback + QR is stealthy and cheap.

Oh shit!

Mr. Pubes wrote:
i fear that you are so lost in your own asshole that you may never be found again. do you have a flare gun? send for help.

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 16:05
shane.rrr
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Anyone got a 90 or 100mm Quill stem?

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 09:48
mander
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(Reply to #3422)

shane.rrr wrote:
Anyone got a 90 or 100mm Quill stem?

Yes and yes

Will pm details tonight when I have a chance to dig them out

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 10:51
shane.rrr
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(Reply to #3423)

mander wrote:
shane.rrr wrote:
Anyone got a 90 or 100mm Quill stem?

Yes and yes

Will pm details tonight when I have a chance to dig them out

Ok Perfect!

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 10:52
timberland boots
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Anyone got a cheap older road frame in 58cm lying around? My brother's Miele cracked on the down tube and he's fairly broke so I'd probably be buying him a new frame, looking for something basic like not gas pipe.

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Sat, 06/17/2017 - 12:38
jeffro
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(Reply to #3425)

timberland boots wrote:
Anyone got a cheap older road frame in 58cm lying around? My brother's Miele cracked on the down tube and he's fairly broke so I'd probably be buying him a new frame, looking for something basic like not gas pipe.

Yup. 1999 Ritchey Road Logic in 58. Fork, King HS, Thomson Post, Profile H2O quill stem, fucking ergos.

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 00:40
Shortpants
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(Reply to #3426)

jdsmooth wrote:
ckd wrote:
^ I've been thinking about finding someone who could just fab the spring for me and then making my own with a 27.2 bolt-on seatpost clamp and an appropriately sized QR clamp. If I find someone, I'll let you know.

It'd probably be more expensive than buyin' a NOS one on eBay but what's the adventure in that?

20lb force gas strut from a hatchback + QR is stealthy and cheap.

How do you attach gas strut to something inside the frame to act as a base?

also fuck tarck. Everyone was shitting all over a hite rite 2 months ago and now I've seen 3 threads where people are looking for them.

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 03:03
TimArchyLime
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I'm glad I'm not the only one who notices that this place has a massive memory hole sometimes.

Snarky Varking wrote:
Tarckbike- Where mile 11 means you're on a long ride.

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 12:14
eric_ssucks
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But are the same people who were shitting on a hite rite the ones looking to be sittin' on one?? Just sayin'.

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 12:21
ckd
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I have never shat upon the HiteRite.

-is a sandwich
-is a REAL doctor

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 15:40
drwelby
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It seemed like some of the HateRite was directed at that Paul titanium anoway version

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 16:31
Face
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Fwiw, I'll still shit all over Hite rite.

Mr. Pubes wrote:
i fear that you are so lost in your own asshole that you may never be found again. do you have a flare gun? send for help.

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 21:41
NOVELTYNAME
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ive never shit on a hite rite

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Mon, 06/19/2017 - 16:03
mander
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Would 100% shit on a hiterite

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 17:10
jdsmooth
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(Reply to #3434)

It's held in place by the post + tubes. See this http://imgur.com/a/CdyTy

Five-foot drops at speed on unstable terrain? Yep.

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 10:11
aerobear
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(Reply to #3435)

mander wrote:
Would 100% shit on a hiterite

someone photoshop plz

crowding wrote:
Every time i eat Dick's I just wind up disappointed that I'm not getting In-n-Out.

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 21:38
Face
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Tarckbear shitting on hiterite?

Mr. Pubes wrote:
i fear that you are so lost in your own asshole that you may never be found again. do you have a flare gun? send for help.

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 22:42
lukasz
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Anyone seen dealz on a Garmin Edge 1000? It'd be cool to find a new one for sale at a discount so I can use the $100 mail in rebate they have going.

I was also considering an 820 but apparently it is still really buggy.

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 10:39
eric_ssucks
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Do not the 820, at all, unless you love talking to Garmin support. At this point, I would highly suggest taking a look at what non-garmin units are available, and ask yourself if you really want that 520/1000 or of you can get more value for money from some other device.

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 10:58
lukasz
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I can't find anything else does nav as well as they do, even if their units are buggy. Believe me, I'd love to get anything besides a Garmin. I was talking to my friend this morning about the 820 since he has one. He said that all of the terrible reviews are misleading and his works fine.

Guess I could pay for ridewithgps on my phone or something.

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 13:03
NOVELTYNAME
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garmin =$300
RWGPS=$50/year

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Mon, 06/26/2017 - 13:13
akasnowmaaan
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Fuck Garmin. I regret getting my 820, it's stupidly slow to render or respond to touch input. Not worth it for the auto wi-fi upload.

I'm looking at a Wahoo Element. Tarck opinion?

bork bork bork

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 13:28
jdsmooth
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(Reply to #3442)

akasnowmaaan wrote:
Fuck Garmin. I regret getting my 820, it's stupidly slow to render or respond to touch input. Not worth it for the auto wi-fi upload.

I'm looking at a Wahoo Element. Tarck opinion?

Two of my friends have and love them. They owned just about every Garmin unit and pounced on the Elemnt when released; immediately thought it superior. They participated in the beta testing, said support was great. A year or so later and they very pleased—I keep asking because also wanting to buy one. They ride a lot, travel all over, and are competent about gear; I put a lot of stock in their opinions.
Another friend just got the Bolt. I'm hoping to test that out in a few days on a 300km trip.

Five-foot drops at speed on unstable terrain? Yep.

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 14:42
lukasz
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(Reply to #3443)

^^^
I've seen a couple of Wahoos in action now and they are excellent computers. I'd get one if I didn't want fully featured navigation. They can't do everything a Garmin can there. If you have a route file, they do very well, but if you're flying by the seat of your pants it will not calculate a route for you or adjust your route.

NOVELTYNAME wrote:
garmin =$300
RWGPS=$50/year

There's more to it with a dedicated unit. It can go on my bars (my phone could too, in theory, but I can't abide by that), it won't be draining my phone battery all day, I don't have to free up room on my tiny iphone hard drive for maps. I'm sure there are some other downsides. The only upside is I don't have to give Garmin more money.

I hope Wahoo makes a more fully-featured nav computer soon.

There's also this thing: https://www.hammerhead.io/pages/karoo

Or how about an older, smallish form factor (like the size of a Garmin 1000) phone? I guess that could be pretty cool. Any suggestions there?

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 15:28
eric_ssucks
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The Lezyne GPS units have on the fly navigation if you use a smartphone, and cost less than $200, and I'm sure that you can upload a breadcrumb to them.

If you're looking for something which duplicates your smartphone completely, you're right, Garmin is pretty much the one for you, but if you're willing to compromise on navigation there are a ton of options out there that function quite well for much less.

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 16:09
lukasz
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Nah, this is specifically for bike touring in unfamiliar places. I want to be able to work with openstreetmaps on the fly. Not gonna use it to do your average ride.

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 16:25
eric_ssucks
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what about the Garmin touring? If you don't need power meter info, that might be a better option: https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/134596

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 16:31
lukasz
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I figure if I'm buying into Garmin I might as well get top of the line. The Touring seems like a cost-cutting exercise. I asked a friend about it last week when I saw that he was using one and he's not particularly thrilled with it.

Maybe I'll ask to borrow some of these units and see how I feel about them. I just remembered that I have a Nexus 5 laying around and I think I'm gonna try it as a dedicated rwgps/strava/spotify downloads unit (set in airplane mode with no sim card).

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 16:36
eric_ssucks
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yeah, the 820 reviews are not glowing, either.

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2016/09/hands-lezyne-computer.html

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 16:45
lukasz
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Mon, 06/26/2017 - 17:39
shane.rrr
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I want to try out basket life. Whats the best place to pick a wald?

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 10:27

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