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Mine on top, wife's below.
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>>1116120

Cool. Are you riding those bikes properly like 60km/day?
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>>1116120
Wifelets, when will they learn?
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>>1116120
What's that metal doohikey mounted on the wall?
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>>1116122
At the moment my commute is only 16km round trip.

>>1116114
Clean your bike, it looks filthy.

>>1116118
Your bike looks like it's worth more than your car. Kudos.
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>>1116126
I'm not entirely sure, though there are two, both mounted under the upstairs bathrooms, so I guess it has something to do with waste pipes or water supply.
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>>1116169
those crank arms look short, but might just be optical illusion
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Switching over to SRAM on this one soon, leaving the beautiful Dura Ace cranks though, need to polish them up.
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AMF Roadmaster
Worksman wheels with solid tires
Used in local factory
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I built this last week.
I don't know why I built this.
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>>1116211
>I don't know why I built this.
You did it because foldable bikes are great and fun.
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>>1116210
neat
how do u use a bicycle in a factory?
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>>1116222
It's a huge facility. You use it for the same thing you use it for everywhere else. Transportion. Which is also the name of the board you're on.
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>>1116114
Rate my build. Need a few things to be delivered. Found as RUST bucket. Patina is real AF
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>>1116211
looks like a fun little folder
esp. with the granny low
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>>1116233
nice cranks
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>>1116233
lovely bike
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>>1116118
Looks fast
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>>1116118
how quickly will this bike have a tonne of scratches in the wheel well and the fork crown and doesn't that write off a carbon frame?
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>>1116244
>implying it will ever be ridden on anything other than perfectly smooth, clean, dry asphalt
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>>1116233
Wrap your handlebars correctly so you cover the area behind the hoods
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just jumps and worn forks
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how often are you n'ers cleaning drive train? I am every 40 miles I am fully cleaning this out
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>>1116273

Once per week (200km)
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>>1116273
>every 40 miles
the fuck? i wipe my chain off with a paper towel once a week, lube it every other week, clean rest of bike once a month
that's more than enough. your chain can handle a hundred miles without being cleaned no problem unless its like 11 speed bullshit
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>>1116279
what about my jokey gears squeeking?
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>>1116273
About twice a month. Tends to depend on the weather.
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Got given this old Malvern Star the other week, it's definitely been sprayed at some point.
I took it to a mechanic who got the gears working a bit better, anyone got an idea what I should replace anytime soon? I was thinking new bar tape and brake pads might be as far as I'll go for now, it's not like I'm very invested in the bike haha
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>>1116308
New chain, bar tape and brake pads. Also new brake lever cables and gear level cables.
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too fucking windy
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>>1116282
couple drops of lube i guess, but they really shouldn't be squeaking. maybe you need to tweak derailer alignment?
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Some new grips and amazing 26+ Minion tires.
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>>1116519
Sweet photo, that bike looks like a lot of fun.
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>>1116519
You seem to post this ridge a lot and in every different season, where is this again?
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>>1116570
pimp. Get some bottle cages & some slicks & move your brake levers inboard a bit
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Is this #gravelcycling ?
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New frame day. Rails down hills. Needs more silver bits.
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I think this will be my final setup, finally dialed my stem length and replaced my akiums with a kinlin wheelset which brought the weight down to 7.4 kg (16.3 lbs).
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>>1116711
>denver
yeah it's gravel if you go ride over Pearl Pass and report back
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>>1116717
You got rid of that sweet frame you made w/ your buddy? What prompted you to do that?
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>>1116711
its definitely /comfytouring/
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>>1116718
>Kinlin
hnnng
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>>1116721
It cracked at the TT/HT lug. It's like it was built by a couple of amateurs or something.
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>>1116711
is that really gravel or is it gravel glued onto the top of asphalt?
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>>1116727
bummer. that bike looked really sweet. How is the 650b conversion shaking out on that Pass Hunter?
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>>1116718
Sweet. How long is that stem?
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>>1116532
alberta, canada
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>>1116762
It lowers the bike by about 10mm, which makes it feel super stable on decents, but means you have to be careful about pedal strike when pedaling in corners.
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>>1116169
What kind of bike?
Did you plasti dip it?
Whats the spiral wire around brake cable?
What tire model, what terrain do you ride, do they hook?
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>>1116279
Its not just a mile thing. Would you only change the oil on a race car every 3,000 miles? No, so if your putting your bike through punishment on gnarly trails, every ride is fine. If at half that, 20 miles of rough is plenty long to have a filthy chain.

Different folks different strokes
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>>1116519
Damn that looks good. Keep up the pics. What else you got?
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Rate/ critique plz, starting to get more into riding. Went with some friends on saturday on some trails, super fu. I think my first necessary upgrade is to get rid of the Wellgo plastic pedals. Slipped and whacked my shin. Made me feel young again.
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Also, a question that doesnt deserve its own thread, why ard 29"ers kinda hated on? Hated on prolly isnt the right word but my friends that are serious riders ride 650b and are pushy that its the best size. I like my nimble 26", and I like my 29" bike.
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>>1116793
Looks pretty good, some hydraulic brakes would be a nice and fairly cheap upgrade.

For the front gears you'll want to stay on the middle ring most of the time, you want need to shift to the small ring until you're at the large end of the cassette (big ring is only going to be useful going downhill on road in combination with the smallest cog in the rear).

>>1116795
29" doesn't really offer much advantage, the slight increase in "rolloverability" doesn't come into play until you're riding really rough stuff at which point most 29ers aren't suitable (they're good for some downhill bikes with really burly wheels). So if you're not riding really rough stuff you just have heavier and weaker wheels that limit geometry and suspension travel unless you're particularly tall.

Though if you're a nooby don't worry about it, it'll do you just fine and won't really hamper you.
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>>1116726
there's something wrong about them? I read mostly great reviews

>>1116763
110, the 120 was moving the weight waaay too much to the front, it sounds silly but a mere centimeter really changed the way i felt it,
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>>1116519
this is what i think of when i think about surly bikes now.
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>>1116798
Cool thanks, yeah I got gearing down, my rear derailleur doesnt always cooperate, but Im using just on 1-4 to 1-5, spinning fast, at low speeds. I like the torque.

I like how the 29 rolls, I did buy it after the 29" craze, I think it has good geometry. Idk.
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>>1116818
"hnnng' is a good noise.
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>>1116717
Bummer about your custom build, but glad to see you still reppin' that Tangerine Dream theme.

Talk to me about that 650b setup. Fenders, tire size and width, overall clearances, etc. I'm looking to do a 650b allroad tourer thing and I want a frame with generous clearances. The Pass Hunter didn't seem like it'd be a fit, but after seeing this I might have to check it out.

Swift saddle bag?
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>>1116848
I'm running 650b x 42c with 650b x 52mm fenders. I had to modify the end of the rear fender to fit between the chainstays and lower the fenders using 10mm spacers to get a good fender line, but the final product makes for nice clearances between tire and fender and tire and stays. The conversion did lower the bike overall by about 10mm, which does make pedalstrike more of a thing if you're not careful, but I haven't fund it to be it a problem.

There's a VO blog post where they built a Pass Hunter up with 650B x 47c and larger 700c fenders, but the builder said the fenders had to be manipulated quite a bit and the clearance between the rear tire and chainstays was super tight. If you want to go bigger than 650b x 42c, I'd wait for spring when the Polyvalent v4 comes out; it's similar to pass hunter, but is designed to take 650B x 47c with fenders and has more braise-ons for racks and heavier loading.
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>>1116944
Here's a better picture of one of the Polyvalent v4 prototypes built up for something more like touring.
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>>1116945
that's classy as hell, beautify setup
i don't like the steerer and stem though, wish they had gone more modern on that
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Pic of the meme machine I took today. ft. Local tribal artwork (Australia)
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>>1117062
>meme machine
word.
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>>1117062
What's meme about a Honky Tonk?
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Had The Radness™ out for a ride yesterday. It’s fully sick.
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>>1116114
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>>1117140

If I ever see you riding that bike I will punch you in the crotch.
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>>1117163
:^)
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>>1117140
dank as fuck
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>>1117173
It’s 2cool4U
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>>1117181
Wacky. Would love your terrain so I could use such a bike
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Oh fuck. Kek
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>>1116133
Clean yourself you filthy nigger
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>>1117181
That's a pretty massive chainring
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>>1117312
not when dem wheels real little
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>>1117312
46t, but with the 20” wheels it’s still a small gear. The slightest downhill will have you spun out.
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>>1117163
>>1117165
kek. Rekt
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Guys I'm building my first bicycle and I got no idea what to do lol..

I have a 2012 Felt Nine Elite frame and I just realized I got no idea how long the bottom bracket should be so that these Shimano Alfine cranks fit nicely and don't scrape the frame.
Chain alignment is also going to be a bit of a problem since this will be a single speed bike.

I was just gonna go ahead and buy a 126mm bottom bracket just in case.
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>>1117337
Just get a two piece crankset instead. Stiffer, lighter, better looking, and easier to work on.
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>>1117337
>since this will be a single speed bike.
Oh boy here we fucking go
In any case your Alfine crankset (FC-S400) usually comes with a 121mm bottom bracket (BB-ES25)
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>>1117340
>Oh boy here we fucking go

I laughed.
So basically I'm building an all carbon single speed MTB bike. Which is probably senseless but meh.
The bike will feature a rigid carbon fork, a carbon seat post, a carbon steering stick and so on.
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>>1117361
>The bike will feature a rigid carbon fork
Where do you plan to source one of those for not $400?
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>>1117361
>MTB bike
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>>1117361
HOLy shit it would have been way cheaper buying a new rigid 29er singlespeed than build up a monstrosity. Especially when that bottom bracket looks like it's pressfit. Why the fuck would you use a shimano road crank with obsolete 5 bolt pattern and not get a cheap raceface on an online retailer when they go on sale.
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>>1117370
>Especially when that bottom bracket looks like it's pressfit.
Nah, it's BSA. The shell is just super thick.
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>>1117337

The problem with Shimano Alfines is that they protrude outward a lot, so the bottom bracket axle has to be super long.
There's a good chance the teeth are gonna scrape the frame.

>>1117370

>get a cheap raceface on an online retailer

Aren't raceface cranksets super expensive?
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>>1117337
>I got no idea what to do lol..
no shit, why the fuck are you building that
it ain't gonna be a mountain bike man
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Alfineguy here again.

I removed the ring that guards the chain and the crank looks so much better now with the teeth exposed.
But there's a problem. The 5 bolts won't tighten all the way now that there's a plate missing from the middle.
How to fix this?
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>>1117395
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>>1117417
use shorter chainring bolts or add washers to fill the now empty space
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>>1117417
Just get a cheap Shimano Hollowtech II crankset off Ebay, you'll be glad you did.
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>>1117432

They usually feature two rings. I'm not looking to get a front derailleur.
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>>1117433
You don't have to put two rings on them, you can either leave the outer space empty or fit a bash ring.
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>>1116224
I'm not the anon you replied to, but I was just wondering why you had to be a cunt?
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Muh dum GT
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>>1117426
fucking hi quality ms paint there man, saved
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>>1117439
how will double triangle fags ever recover when real men have triple triangle frames
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>>1117439
That is a sweet ride, but your handlebar position is godawful, do you ever use the drops?
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>>1117452
Agreed. And I took the pic immediately after I finished the build without adjusting anything for ride preference.
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Just found this gem in a police auction. Just needed a good cleaning and gear adjustment, and it rides like a dream!
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>>1117395
>it ain't gonna be a mountain bike man
Indeed
That is it's got a chance to be a real bike instead of your faggoty "MUH GRAMS,Suhspenshunsss,santanigger cruzz,ïmma such a coolia giy i wear that sport shades and boggy syn, pants"

Also known as "not cyclists" or "faggots"
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>>1117487
Single speed mountain bikes are a thing, rigid mountain bikes are a thing. I'm not a fan of either but that's just my preference, keep doing your thing bud. I'll be interested to see how much it ends up weighing, my guess is under 12 kg/26 pounds.
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>>1117375
>Aren't raceface cranksets super expensive
Not older ones. I got a pair of pic related for $30 a year or so ago and they're fantastic.
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Slippery when wet
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>>1117482

how much did you pay ?
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>>1117567
r u a grill
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>>1117571
U wot m8
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>>1117580
Are you a female, or simply a rather short dude?
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Here's my '68 Jopo project. Took a few beers.
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You can get a Race Face full carbon handlebar for $30 from eBay (China). What's the catch?
Also you can get a full set of a carbon handlebar + stem + seatpost for $50.
Some Chinese brand. Ritchey's seatpost alone costs like $200 so what's the catch here? Is it not real carbon fiber or have I been goofed by brand names?
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>>1117599
you are the man
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>>1117601
Cheaper carbon is gonna be overbuilt so probably not that light. Carbon doesn't slowly fail or bend like metal it seems fine and then it instantly fails. If you crash it once, it's wise to replace it. Bars stem or seatpost failing could fuck your shit up real good. I don't know why you'd want them carbon.
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>>1117599
Very nicely done, and a cool looking bike too. What's that tube for that runs along the top of the frame?
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>>1117599
Is your new front tire on backwards?
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If I build a bike with only 1 front ring should I go for a 10 or 11 speed?
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>>1117582
The single bar of soap and value sized bottle of Head and Shoulders suggests male.
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Fuzzy side velcro where the cables touch the frame is god tier. I'll never have to use little squares of tape on my frame again.
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Aww yeah just rode into dogshit the second time this week.

I dont use mudflaps so it all just splatters on the bike and my clothes.
Fuckin' hate dogs.
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>>1117599
Great work m8
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>>1117619
Do whatever you want, anon
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>>1117619
Depends how much range you need. 10 speed is limited to 11-42t on a Shimano freehub or 9-44t if you use a SRAM one and spend a stupid amount on an E Thirteen cassette. 11 speed will get you 11-46t Shimano unless you use an expander cog for 11-50t (or 10-50t with another expander on the low end), SRAM is 10-42t I think, and then Hope is 10-48t (E Thirteen will get you 9-44t again but at the same stupid cost).

For a basic setup (no expanders) 10 speed will be cheaper, once you start slapping extras on 11 speed you'll be getting close to (or perhaps even exceeding) the price of SRAM's GX 12 speed (10-50t).
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My friend sold me his old specialized status for 650$. how'd I do?
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>>1117678
Also this is how I got the bike i know it needs some work
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>>1117570
6 hundo
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>>1117667
>Depends how much range you need. 10 speed is limited to 11-42t on a Shimano freehub

Sunrace makes 11-46 10 speed. I also suspect that chinks make 11-46 as sunshine/ztto/whatever aliexpress specials in 10 speed.
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>>1117694
>>1117667
>11 speed will get you 11-46t Shimano

Continuing - Sunrace makes 11-50 in 11 speed, as well as chinks do 11-50 which will put you back ~$60.

The same way 12 speed shimano compatible is available.
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>>1117678
>My friend sold me his old specialized status for 650$. how'd I do?

Its a good bike if you intend to use it in its native environment - which is park riding and freeriding. You can also put on front mech and use it as a heavy duty enduro rig.

Otherwise a total hog.
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>>1117619
11 speed. Both systems are interchangeable, costs are very similar and 11 speed gets you more 1x specific cassette options.
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>>1117694
The 10 speed Sunrace cassette only comes in 11-40t and 11-42t, I have the latter. To get 11-46t you need to get the 11 speed one. There may be a chink option but I was just going off what CRC has.

>>1117695
>Sunrace makes 11-50 in 11 speed
It seems you are correct, surprised CRC doesn't carry that. I did mention expander cogs though which will get you the same range.

>The same way 12 speed shimano compatible is available.
Compatible how? Are you talking about third party 12 speed shifters, or a 12 speed cassette that'll go on a Shimano freehub?

As you seem to be quite knowledgeable on drive trains I wonder if you can answer a question I've had for a while, does there exist a converter to make a SRAM shifter (10 or 11 speed) work with a Shimano derailer? I keep getting the urge for Grip Shfit.
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>>1117701
>The 10 speed Sunrace cassette only comes in 11-40t and 11-42t, I have the latter. To get 11-46t you need to get the 11 speed one. There may be a chink option but I was just going off what CRC has.

CSMS3 and I assume CSMX3 in TAZ setup are available in 11-46 stepping.

http://www.sunrace.com/en/products/detail/csms3

>It seems you are correct, surprised CRC doesn't carry that. I did mention expander cogs though which will get you the same range.

But a fucked up cog progression and department store quality shifting at sequence breaks. As a rule, avoid expander cogs.

> Compatible how? Are you talking about third party 12 speed shifters, or a 12 speed cassette that'll go on a Shimano freehub?

In sunrace - with a 12 speed shifter and a 12 speed cassette ( where there is one compatible with shimano freehub ) you can shift regular dyna-sys derailers over it. Don't know how the chink shit works with it.

> As you seem to be quite knowledgeable on drive trains I wonder if you can answer a question I've had for a while, does there exist a converter to make a SRAM shifter (10 or 11 speed) work with a Shimano derailer? I keep getting the urge for Grip Shfit.

I'm not sure if it is possible, but if it is, then J-Tek engineering might have their ShiftMate gizmo for such combo.
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>>1117703
>CSMS3 and I assume CSMX3 in TAZ setup are available in 11-46 stepping.
Well bugger me, you're right. Kinda wish I'd gotten that instead of the 11-42, maybe when I wear mine out if I haven't upgraded to 11 speed by then.

>But a fucked up cog progression and department store quality shifting at sequence breaks. As a rule, avoid expander cogs.
I figured they'd work quite well, some are designed for specific cassettes so it would make sense that shift ramps and whatnot would line up.

>In sunrace - with a 12 speed shifter and a 12 speed cassette ( where there is one compatible with shimano freehub ) you can shift regular dyna-sys derailers over it.
Interesting. Is that 11 speed derailers? The Sunrace site doesn't clarify.

>I'm not sure if it is possible, but if it is, then J-Tek engineering might have their ShiftMate gizmo for such combo.
Already checked there, no luck. I figure it should technically be possible and shouldn't even be that hard as they're both constant pull (I think), I guess there just isn't a market for it.
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>>1116240
Look at all that chromo abberation.
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I'm not kidding when I say this is currently my only functional bike.
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>>1117748
>functional
>no brakes
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>>1117753
The rear hub is a coaster, should have clarified. I used that cassette as a spacer to line the chain up.
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>>1117748
So you're one of those low rider chads?
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>>1117758
I saw those bikes on here and ended up making mine because of it. I should write Chad on it.
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daddy fat stack
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>>1117621
>implying bathrooms to people is an injective mapping
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>>1117818
Great view Anon, where is that?
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Late to the party

>>1117818
That's an amazing view man, looks like a blast.
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90s rigid mtb with slicks, bitch.
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>>1117943
I'm digging this a lot, but...
Those bolts spacing out the rear rack will shear
QR & brooks isn't a good idea (did you punch those holes yourself lol?)
The dynamo setup is awesome you should lower the mini rack though
imo the bar ends are a hazard
wtf is the inside bit of your rear rack
some colour would be nice (and safe)
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>>1117950
Thanks for the feedback.

>bolts will shear
I see what you're saying, there is a lot of torque on those bolts because they are so long, but the rack was designed like that. How do you know they will shear? I could shorten the mounts, but only if there is a real structural concern.

>QR and brooks
I lock the saddle rail to the frame

>lower the mini rack
Agreed, that would be better

>bar ends are a hazard
I'm not going to be riding this on single track. If I do, I will change the handlebar setup.

>bit inside of rack
I chose this rack because the setback is ridiculously long. The chainstays are short so I don't want to heelstrike the panniers. It is a stupid and heavy design, but it was $30 on clearance vs. a $120-150 Nitto or Surly rack with the same setback.

>color
Agreed I kind of want to powdercoat the whole thing hot pink
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>>1117883
>>1117893

It's the hills to the west of Tokyo, looking down towards the city. Very early in the morning during the rainy season, which is why you see all those cool clouds risIng up out of the trees.
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>>1116233
piiiieeeee plaaaaaate
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>>1118094
There are zero (0) pie plates in that picture
There is, however, a dork disk.
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>>1116945
Those fenders with modern disk brakes is messing with my head somewhat. Looks great though.
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>>1116945
ridiculously comfy looking
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sorry for the photo quality. one day i'll own a real camera.
i posted a photo of this bike a while back. i've since changed most everything about it.
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>>1118303
hello, fellow tall Miyata rider

did you change the crank? what is it?
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>>1118325
XTR M900 with 40/26 gearing and bbg bashguard on the outside. i was inspired by rivendell's wide/low gearing, but i don't think it is right for me. gonna go back to 3x9 in the spring.
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Just picked up my first road bike today. Been riding MTB so this feels so fast. Going to go get some pedals later today then just enjoy it for a while.
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>>1118341
I can't say I like the new Giant logo, but that's a damn fine looking bike
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>>1118303
very classy, sheldon would approve
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>>1118341
the new 105 cranks look so fucking sexy
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>>1118346
Thanks

>>1118349
Yeah, I was glad I was still able to find the 2017 year model since the 2018's have a cheaper crankset. They also switched to this weird proprietary cable driven hydraulic master cylinder instead of using shimano parts. I'm also happy it has through axles too, I was getting tired of dealing with wheel alignment issues on my MTB with quick release axles. So basically the 2017 model seems be have better parts and it was 10% off since the new ones are out now, can't complain about that.
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Two Alloy bike master r-race reporting i-in

Uno. Pretty light and stiff, don't like the no-name shimano cranks and the front rim is starting to wear down a bit much.
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Dos. Commuter/shit weather bike. I seem to be right in between a 54 and 56cm frame. This one is almost too small, and my other is perhaps a touch too small. Managed to get the same reach and saddle height for both though. I love this one even though its nearly 10kg.
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>>1118361
>>1118359

Forgot pic.
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>>1118341
how much did that run ya?
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>>1118351
>I'm also happy it has through axles too
yeah, with dick brakes thru axles should be a requirement
it doesn't make any sense to use qr when alignment is so important and there's torque in exactly the wrong direction from braking
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>>1116120
Niice, how much was the LeMond?
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>>1118394
I think it was $550, sans the selle anatomica saddle.
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Cheetos Cheesy Rider bike, originally part of a promotional campaign that was abandoned after the original shipment of 200 bikes was lost in a storm off Taiwan. Despite some the bikes being recovered from the sea, they remained un-used as Frito-Lay opted to switch to the Chester character instead of the Cheesy Rider mouse.

I bought this bike off eBay.
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>>1118332
I have a 48/40/28 on my T700 right now and I could easily ditch the 48 ring and be happy since it's the bike I take on long rides. I'm thinking of swapping it for a 43t ring to get a sort of half-step gearing, I've been working through the gear calc on Sheldon's site and it would be an almost perfect half step up between most of the cogs on my cassette. What triple are you looking to swap to?
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>>1118392
As long as you're not a retard and take some care when installing your wheel it's not hard to line up a QR. All you need to do is put some weight on the saddle or bars to make sure the axle is fully seated in the dropouts as you tighten the skewer. I've never had any issues with it. The advantage of through axles is they're much stiffer, and if you're racing you can do wheel insertions quicker without needing to take that little bit of care.
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>>1118397
i have a sugino xd600 with a 46/36/26 gearing on my other touring bike, a soma saga.
i am considering phasing the soma out in favor of the miyata, but i'm hesitant since i am not sure how well the miyata is suited for loaded touring (1970's tange seems to be pretty noodly). i'm only 70 kg, and i can flex the hell out of the bb while standing up to pedal. i'm worried that if i throw on a rear rack and my gear that the rear triangle will turn into a whole mess of spaghetti.
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>>1118396
Bahahaha that's awesome
How much did you pay for it? Any quirky details?
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>>1118399
I had a XD600 on my T700 for a while, I honestly didn't like the 36t ring with the 11-34 cassette I've got on it, a 40t ring gives me about as much downhill speed as I need for brevets and can still climb all but the steepest hills without dropping to my 28t. I've yet to experience any ghost shifting with this frame, but I've also never had any loads on the rear aside from my fat 210 lb ass.
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>>1118400
I paid about $450 for it before they became a collector's item (it's probably worth about $800 now).

The "engine" is a water bottle holder and the bike has three functioning headlights. Definitely a fun ride.
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>>1118398
I use that same method on my other bike with qr and it still takes a few attempts to get everything aligned without the brake rubbing.

>>1118364
$1750. I stopped at 8 different bike shops around town before settling on this one. It was the best value I found on a new bike with a carbon frame, shimano 105, hydraulic disk brakes and through axles.
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>>1118396
how do the front brakes work with the fender/wheel cover thing?
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>>1118447
there's a small cutout
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Me and the trek heading to the city.
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>>1118441
Either your brake has been aligned with the wheel not fully seated in the dropouts or your dropouts are too large (or axle too small I guess) for some reason.
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>>1116118
my dick
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Dirty clunker, needs a cleaning
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>>1118396
dank

>>1118447
it has disk brakes just look

>>1118325
all that weight over a front rack thats p-clamped to your fork all the while nothing over the rear?..i dont know, man

>>1118056
jfc wht the fuck had jom blackburn been smoking to come up with that fugly piece of shit

>>1117818
omg this view.. pls be in london

>>1117622
smart- wait: velcro on cables or frame?

>>1117619
if you have to ask questions like that i suggest go with another chainring

>>1117589
1) for your kids sake install fenders
2) can an 5'3" adult ride comfortably on the back?

>>1117439
nice ride- tri-triangle drfinitely looks best as a road bike imo. i too am nostalgic for early 00's when groupsets came with triple cranks.

>>1117181
nice mass plates friend

>>1116114
i like it
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>>1118524
>disk brakes
It looks like it has multiple pie plates
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>>1118401
not him, other Miyata poster here. That's a cool bike. Can you talk about your hub/light set-up a bit? Did you rebuild your wheel or have it done/buy it pre-built? was it easy to find/install the lights that matched the hub output? can you power any other stuff with it?
Also, what steel on the frame?
really nice bike.
>>1118524
>all that weight over a front rack thats p-clamped to your fork all the while nothing over the rear?..i dont know, man
yeah, I didn't realize I couldn't attach the rack to the brake bridge until I installed it. I live really close to the store, though. I went a little overboard with purchasing that trip, too. But that trip is unusual because I usually always have 20lbs of dogfood on the rear.

>>1118396
lol double dork discs on the front. I love how it looks but I really wouldn't want to ride it.
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>>1117622
>>1118524
Around the cables, my man. It also eliminates cable chatter.
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>>1118325
From now on you're kruger-kun
Because of al deez 'za's you're hauling
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>>1118529
Again, those aren't dork disks.
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>>1118566
Yes they are. They're not serving their designed purpose but that is what they are.
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>>1118578
My bad, you're right. I got confused because some other guy was calling them pie plates on a previous post.
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>>1118560
who's kruger? like when Freddy turned into a pizza in that one movie? seems like a stretch.
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>>1118555
trips confirm im gonna bite your sick hack later. do you just tape them onto the cables? zip tie? what?

>>1118529
get some baskets or panniers for the rear-- your steering will thank you

>>1118525
lmao but jus imagine 2x cantis with 4x disc beakes just think of the stopping power lmao
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>>1118582
I think kruger is the pizza brand thingy
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>>1118467
where tf this pic taken
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>>1118585
>>1118560
oh, ok. it's Kroger, though; the supermarket's house brand
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>>1116114
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>>1118599
evolution dudes
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>>1118600
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>>1118584
You can buy adhesive backed velcro tape from walmart. You just clean the cable housing with a little alcohol and stick it on.
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>>1118529
Hub is a Shimano DH-3N72, front light is Busch & Müller Lumotec IQ Premium, and taillight is Busch & Müller Toplight Line Plus. I think I just googled that combo and found a forum post where a user had the same setup and it worked. I built the wheel, I wasn't able to find any cantilevers that would allow me to swap to 700c rims so I'm stuck with the awful selection of only CR-18s for 27" rims. I think I'd be able to rig up a USB charger, but I haven't had the need to yet so I haven't really looked into it. Frame is 4130. And thanks.
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>>1118596
I'm not from USA
Pls no bully
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>>1118584
you'd need all those brakes to stop me if I got on that thing
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steel land shark road bike
ultegra 6800
jandd handlebar bag for snacks
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>>1118618
sorry for rotation
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>>1118599
i have no idea what this is mean't to be and it hurts my brain
it has a fairing, front suspension, and solid wheels
i just don't understand, its not like you are gonna be taking that off road, so why the suspension
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>>1118619
very nice, i love the handlebar bag, idk why those aren't more popular, they're awesome
good contrast between the classic steel frame + frame pump look and the ultegra cranks
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>>1118619
you had me at "snacks"
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>>1118645
When you're going crazy fast and you can't look down a suspension fork could save your life
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>>1118645
That vehicle is designed for 100 km/h speeds ;)

Did you know that 80% of power is required at 40 km/h to overcome wind resistance on a bicycle?
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>>1118645
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/rinard/aero/formulas.htm
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>>1118524
MassiveJewShits is the worst state. I saw the plate and had to have it though. For all it’s shitty laws, it’s a pretty nice place to live.
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>>1118673
why is that man wearing a balloon?
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>>1118721
muh aero
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>>1118619
Well I fucking hate your for having a landshark, all things aside I love your bike and you have great taste, I really want a landshark
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>>1118619
I like those bottles
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>>1116527
Thaanks! The alpine here makes it so easy to take great pics. And the bike is too much fun!

>>1116532
I've only posted one other pic of this ridge a few times, but yeah great spot. Other anon got the general area correct. Highwood pass, off the highest road in Canada!

>>1116766
Oh sikkk I got fans! Cheers dood

>>1116791
Thx bruv. I got tons of alpine riding pics... many of them you can peep here: https://www.pinkbike.com/u/Kyle201/album/riding/

>>1116830
Oh fuck yeah dude. Mega boners. My Instigator likes to get gnar
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Allryte, bikebros, it's me again fuckin' shit up.

I got a 121mm bottom bracket for my Alfine cranks but it looks like they won't fit.
What do you think will happen when I tighten the crank bolts?

I spent a fortune on Alfine cranks and an Octalink bottom bracket and it looks like I will have to throw them away.
Please help me find a suitable bottom bracket + crankset combo. I've been at this bike for weeks and I don't even have a damn crankset.
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>>1118868
smaller chainring or wider BB.
i'd try a wider BB first.
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>>1118917

Nah I don't think it helps. Alfine cranks protrude outwards A LOT where as your typical race face cranks do the opposite just for this reason.
There's probably not a long enough BB in the universe to fit these cranks in that bike.
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>>1118868
>What do you think will happen when I tighten the crank bolts?
Why don't you try it and see?

>I spent a fortune on Alfine cranks and an Octalink bottom bracket
lol, you serious? That's cheap shit. When I suggested you get a Hollowtech II crankset I was expecting your reply to be that it's too expensive, but it seems like it might have actually been the cheaper option. I'm curious, how much have you spent so far?

>Please help me find a suitable bottom bracket + crankset combo
As above. It doesn't even need to be an actual Hollowtech crank (hollow arms), any 2 piece Shimano crank will do the job.
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>>1118868
why not sell them instead of throwing away?
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>>1118919

>Why don't you try it and see?

The seller didn't provide me with crank bolts and I'd have to order them online separately, costing time and money.
I've been buying wrong parts for so long it irritates me and I have this itch that the bolts will just prove those cranks will not fit.
Look at the pic, the crank is barely resting on the axle and the ring is already 5mm away from the frame. However I do not know how much closer the ring will get once the crank is bolted on.


>>1118929
>why not sell them instead of throwing away?

Guess I'll do that. But selling parts is tedious work, and it might take months or years to get one $30 part sold.
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Look at the space between the left crank and the frame.
I think it indicates that the right crank will not fit.
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>>1118935
>The seller didn't provide me with crank bolts and I'd have to order them online separately
Wow, it just keeps on getting worse.

One thing you could try is putting the chainring on the outside of the spider. Remove the chainring and give the arm a couple taps with a rubber mallet to get it seated, if it clears the frame you can then try with the ring on. Bear in mind that if you have a regular crank puller you won't be able to pull the arm back off using it without buying some Octalink plugs to fill the bolt hole in the axle, you might be able to tap it back off with the hammer though.
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>>1118938
>Wow, it just keeps on getting worse.

Yeah.. I thought they would come with the BB but apparently not. The seller is such a douche for not including them in the purchase.
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>>1118939
I think they should have come with the bottom bracket, not 100% sure as I've never bought a new one but the square tapers I've bought came with bolts.
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>>1118940

They don't. At least this unit didn't. It's weird. Where does Shimano think I'll get them? From eBay?
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>>1118619
Rotation? I thought it was a steep slope
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>>1116789
Looks like a specialized with a paint job. Wire is probably an odomoter to see how far ridden. Not sure about his tires, I'm not a tire guy.
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>>1118943
It's pretty odd they didn't come with the BB. If you have a bike workshop nearby (one where they actually do repairs, not just a bike shop), ask there, maybe you'll get lucky and they'll have some laying around
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>>1119139
is the rear mech new?
i remember this bike being a nigger rigged single speed
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>>1119178
Yeah
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When assembling a modern headset with cartridge bearings (cane creek for example), do I need to give the pieces a coat of grease or is this a thing of the past?
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>>1119369
yes, modern serviceman use semen
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>>1117165
so this is what 4chan looks like in real life
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>>1119448
yeah, absolutely pimpin
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>>1119369
A very, very thin coat keeps moisture out and prevents creaking. It is not needed for lubrication, but still a good idea for other reasons.
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Don't know where to post this, so I guess I'll post it here. I was given pic related, but I can't find anything on this bike except the fact it was a '93 Klein Rascal used for mountain racing. Anyone know anything about this bike?
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>>1119540
Try the collectable bicycle thread. Just search the catalogue and you'll find it.
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Sup nerds
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>>1116717
>>1119551
>square-taper RaceFace Turbine cranks.
Muh /n/iggas.
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Ok guys, this is my Vitus 979 whit all the classy Campagnolo stuff. I use them to go to the university from Monday to Friday like 20 km per day. Tell me what do you think.
Also, it's a little dirty; maybe tomorrow I clean all the dirt up.
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>>1119603
very nice, i'd ride it
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>>1118673

I love that guy.
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>>1119551

I'm from Finland and I've never seen cacti in real life.
Can you imagine that?
But I bet you don't know what it's like to ride a MTB in a snowy forest when it's -25 celsius.
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>>1119540
Take a picture of it
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>>1119637
ive done both, get on my level nignog
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>>1116718
Always jealous of your bike. I missed out on getting that colorway in my size, haven't been able to find a used one.
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>>1119872
>ive done both, get on my level

That's possible because you live on a continent which has both climates, duh.
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>>1119637
Go to Bornholm in the summer. They have cacti there. And palm trees.
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>>1116118
Why is your rear wheel valve unscrewed?
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>>1118753
>Oh sikkk I got fans! Cheers dood
haha yeah i remember you linking your PB some time last year. can't forget that bike or that place, dude. you should fuckin' vlog a ride or two, maybe you could get e-famous!
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>>1119637
I'm from Arizona and I've never seen snow fall in my life, and I've only seen about 3 square feet on the ground in my life.
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Sorted out the cockpit for some night riding.
Lamp clamp doesn't fit the bar profile. Computer mount bolts to stem, go pro mount bolts to computer mount and go pro adapter for lezyne mount.
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just finished this build, rode it for the first time this weekend
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>>1120110
another pic
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>>1120110
All that money and no dropper.
>Steel rear triangle
It looks pretty though.
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>>1120111
>>1120110
I see a lot of MTB's equipped wit maxxis tires
Are they really good or something?

Sick bike btw,really digging that raw alu look and unpolished weld seams.
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>>1120113
dropper is coming. yeah its a meme but it's unique. doesnt feel any different (people tell me steel absorbs bumps - whatever)
>>1120114
i dont know, tires are tires, all that matters is that you use something appropriate for your riding conditions. maxxis high rollers is just what my lbs recommended
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>>1120116
You have a good LBS then
Or a lucky shill LBS xd
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Now that the thread is dead...

Kona Jake the Snake. Changed it to 1x11, also running slicks. It's my commuter / exercise ride.

Ordered a Kona Jake yesterday, as well as fenders and racks and another set of wheels with studded tires... gonna use it as my rainy / snowy day commuter.




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