Re: [RBW] Re: I'm going to draw my own frame! Who else will follow along?

2010-07-27 Thread Seth Vidal
On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 6:55 PM, pruckelshaus pruckelsh...@gmail.com wrote: Don't stop at drawing it, build it!  I built my first frame this past spring, had a blast, learned a lot, and ended up with one of the nicest frames I've ever ridden! I realize this is off-topic but Mike Flanigan of

Re: [RBW] Re: Wanted: very small Rivish/bobish bike (42-45cm seat-tube)

2010-07-29 Thread Seth Vidal
On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 10:00 AM, Earl Grey earlg...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks for all the recommendations. I should have mentioned that she is interested in a go-fast (partly to keep up with her boyfriend on his Indy Fab cyclocross). I have planted the seed of the issue perhaps being her

Re: [RBW] Re: Wanted: very small Rivish/bobish bike (42-45cm seat-tube)

2010-07-29 Thread Seth Vidal
On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 10:00 AM, Earl Grey earlg...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks for all the recommendations. I should have mentioned that she is interested in a go-fast (partly to keep up with her boyfriend on his Indy Fab cyclocross). I have planted the seed of the issue perhaps being her

Re: [RBW] Re: 60cm Maxway Hillborne Photos

2010-07-29 Thread Seth Vidal
On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 3:15 PM, rperks perks@gmail.com wrote: As stated there are tradeoffs both ways.  Best spacer I have fond to date for this problem is a single presta valve nut on each. presta-valve-nut! that makes so much more sense now! I thought those were just things the tube

Re: [RBW] A tale of two Hillbornes

2010-08-04 Thread Seth Vidal
On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 3:22 PM, Jim Thill - Hiawatha Cyclery thill@gmail.com wrote: http://hiawathacyclery.blogspot.com/2010/08/versatile-sam-hillborne.html Are hillborne sales still going strong? There sure seem to be a lot of them showing up on flickr! :) -sv -- You received this

Re: [RBW] Canti Rom Sizing

2010-08-05 Thread Seth Vidal
On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 9:32 AM, jandrews_nyc jasonaschwa...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I am helping a friend who is interested in purchasing a used Cantilever Romulus.  His PBH is 84.  The bike is a 59.  Riv website says for most smaller/av riders its PBH minus around 25 to get frame size...thats

[RBW] what a difference a cm makes

2010-08-06 Thread Seth Vidal
I bought that romulus from andrew on the list and I hadn't had much chance to ride it due to family drama but recently I was riding it more and I wasn't entirely comfortable, but I couldn't figure out what was going on. Then I was reading BQ and read the article about health, bike-fit and training

Re: [RBW] Re: what a difference a cm makes

2010-08-06 Thread Seth Vidal
On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 11:15 AM, rperks perks@gmail.com wrote: do you know the volume and issue the article was in? the latest one: summer 2010. -sv -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch group. To post to this group, send email to

[RBW] latest riderscollective.org

2010-08-06 Thread Seth Vidal
The latest issue of riderscollective.org has a multiple page collection of bikes which appear to all be from the current classics section of cyclofiend's website. interesting. The article seems to focus on bikes painted black or predominantly dark colors. the black tuxedo-atlantis is included -

Re: [RBW] Re: what a difference a cm makes

2010-08-06 Thread Seth Vidal
On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 12:34 PM, Jeremy Till jeremy.t...@gmail.com wrote: I measure with a tape measure from crank bolt to the place on the seat where my sit bones rest (usually the widest point) to make sure i take into account saddle setback, and then i mark my seatpost with electrical tape.

Re: [RBW] Re: what a difference a cm makes

2010-08-07 Thread Seth Vidal
On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 11:41 AM, Mike mjawn...@gmail.com wrote: Seth, just curious but were you originally setting your SH based on the Riv method of PBH minus 10 or 11cm? Glad you found a comfortable position for your Romulus. On the atlantis I was, yes - but the problem is, I think - the

Re: [RBW] Re: shoulda turned left

2010-08-08 Thread Seth Vidal
On Sun, Aug 8, 2010 at 10:58 PM, Esteban kemm...@gmail.com wrote: Your story has caused me to resolve to get lost this week.  I hope i can do it! I have this one friend who I can always count on to be in close proximity to some sort of internet connected device. I stopped at one intersection,

[RBW] walk on art/ride on art

2010-08-09 Thread Seth Vidal
On the morning coffee run I noticed this outside my coffee shop: http://www.flickr.com/photos/skvidal/4875065709/in/pool-64927...@n00/ it's where I normally park my bike and I thought the juxstaposition of the walk-on art (the picture) and the ride-on art (the atlantis) was nice. :) -sv --

Re: [RBW] Re: was TT length, now the Aowyn.

2010-08-10 Thread Seth Vidal
On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 11:11 PM, Bill M. bmenn...@comcast.net wrote: I don't recall it, but it would have been spelled Eowyn. http://www.arwen-undomiel.com/character_bios/eowyn.html That name won't fly now, but I didn't need much prompting to find a nice photo of Miranda Otto. Bill (who

[RBW] hmm new frames in the frame specials

2010-08-10 Thread Seth Vidal
a new (and very spiffy looking roadeo - but threadless :() and a 59cm lightly-used hilsen: http://www.rivbike.com/products/show/salukia-homer-hilsen-specials/50-322 just in case you didn't notice it today. -sv -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW

Re: [RBW] moustache mirror mounting... where? what kind of mirror?

2010-08-11 Thread Seth Vidal
On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 8:09 AM, Thomas Lynn Skean thomaslynnsk...@comcast.net wrote: Some things I hadn't thought through before going with this multi- cockpit notion: having the front derailer be non-indexed (where indexing would be annoying anyway) makes it a *whole* lot easier to run a

Re: [RBW] Re: moustache mirror mounting... where? what kind of mirror?

2010-08-11 Thread Seth Vidal
On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 8:23 AM, Thomas Lynn Skean thomaslynnsk...@comcast.net wrote: Oh, it just occurred to me that if I had a pop-top stem, I wouldn't have to adjust a threadless headset each time I did this. So the threaded/threadless choice isn't really much of a difference. Maybe it'd

Re: [RBW] Re: moustache mirror mounting... where? what kind of mirror?

2010-08-11 Thread Seth Vidal
On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 3:37 PM, Thomas Lynn Skean thomaslynnsk...@comcast.net wrote: I'm going to look into the splitters. I'm not sure yet that I like the idea of having something more to concern myself about my braking system (for safety reasons) or my rear derailer (for precision reasons).

Re: [RBW] Rivendell Garage Sale and Ride- Saturday, October 2

2010-08-12 Thread Seth Vidal
On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 5:04 PM, John Bennett johnat...@gmail.com wrote: Details here. http://www.rivbike.com/blogs/news_post/268 Hope you can make it. I know y'all have a video camera there. How about you film walking by all the stuff you have for the garage sale and let those of us on

Re: [RBW] Riv's Retreat from 650B in Larger Sizes, Optimum Tire Pressures/Sizes

2010-08-16 Thread Seth Vidal
On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 12:12 PM, Steve Palincsar palin...@his.com wrote: On Mon, 2010-08-16 at 09:24 -0600, PATRICK MOORE wrote: So the principal advantage, apart from the other one of fitting fatter tires into frames that will fit only very skinny 622 tires, is that you can find nicer 38mm+

Re: [RBW] Kickstand Trimming

2010-08-16 Thread Seth Vidal
On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 4:10 PM, Brad Gantt brdg...@gmail.com wrote: Hi All, So, I am ready to mount my KS having secured the necessary (shorter) bolt thanks to Mark @Riv. Now my question is whether there is a method, rule o' thumb, etc. for cutting the KS down to size or is it simply trial

Re: [RBW] Want some 700C Hetres or Pari-Motos? Sign up here

2010-08-17 Thread Seth Vidal
On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 11:13 PM, Earl Grey earlg...@gmail.com wrote: Note, I have absolutely no power to make this happen, but if there are enough of us who would pre-order such a beast, perhaps someone with actual power would make this happen. Please specify if you have a preference for a

Re: [RBW] Re: RIV status of 650; and big frames .

2010-08-18 Thread Seth Vidal
On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 11:12 AM, EricP ericpl...@aol.com wrote: And this shows how different folks react to bikes.  I wanted to love the P/R.  Tried everything possible to get it to work for me. Unfortunately, there were some issues that were for me insurmountable.  Have a theory, although it

Re: [RBW] Re: RIV status of 650; and big frames .

2010-08-18 Thread Seth Vidal
On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 12:24 PM, Steve Palincsar palin...@his.com wrote: Having to deflate the tire wasn't a quality control issue, but rather the consequence of the decision to go with horizontal dropouts, I believe. Making the dropouts a tiny amount shorter would have solved that one.  And

Re: [RBW] Re: Friction shifting with Dia Compe bar e nd “Silver Shifters”

2010-08-18 Thread Seth Vidal
On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 12:56 PM, Steve Palincsar palin...@his.com wrote: I wasn't successful with 8, but found 7 easy. Actually, I can't see the point of 8.  In the first place, the selection of available cassettes in 8 has dwindled to the point there isn't one I'd be interested in, other

Re: [RBW] Re: Friction shifting with Dia Compe bar e nd “Silver Shifters”

2010-08-18 Thread Seth Vidal
On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 1:13 PM, Steve Palincsar palin...@his.com wrote: On Wed, 2010-08-18 at 13:00 -0400, Seth Vidal wrote: okay - so this may be my own ignorance and vanity but: - where are you finding 7speed silver cassettes? Depends what you're looking for.  I googled around just now

Re: [RBW] Re: Friction shifting with Dia Compe bar e nd “Silver Shifters”

2010-08-18 Thread Seth Vidal
On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 1:39 PM, Steve Palincsar palin...@his.com wrote: On Wed, 2010-08-18 at 13:17 -0400, Seth Vidal wrote: An 11-28 doesn't do much for me vs what I have in 8sp and 9sp. I have an hg50 in black and it pains me to admit it but it looks awful. It's like having 1 black

Re: [RBW] 61cm Atlantis FS

2010-08-18 Thread Seth Vidal
On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 11:53 PM, rcnute rcn...@hotmail.com wrote: Saw this just now on Seattle CL if anyone's looking: http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/1906811876.html heh. I have a 58cm atlantis that is probably just a touch too small for me, but I still love it - just with slightly

Re: [RBW] Sugino XD2 triple with 10 speed system

2010-08-18 Thread Seth Vidal
On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 11:59 PM, Jan RBW jan@gmail.com wrote: Has anyone tried 10 speed systems with Sugino XD2 cranks? Rivendell's web page says: Works with everything but 10 (or more--nice one campy) speed cassette drive trains. Why wouldn't it work with 10 speed? Is the 10 speed chain

Re: [RBW] Sugino XD2 triple with 10 speed system

2010-08-19 Thread Seth Vidal
On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 7:13 AM, Steve Palincsar palin...@his.com wrote: On Thu, 2010-08-19 at 00:38 -0400, Seth Vidal wrote: why do you want 10spd? What about 7,8, or 9? They should all fit on the same hub body, I think. Maybe because that's what the shifters are? If they are sti shifters

Re: [RBW] Sugino XD2 triple with 10 speed system

2010-08-19 Thread Seth Vidal
On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 1:38 PM, Steve Palincsar palin...@his.com wrote: On Thu, 2010-08-19 at 08:53 -0400, Seth Vidal wrote: If they are sti shifters then you'd just have an extra click or two but it wouldn't DO anything. If they are not sti shifters then who cares? The cable pull

Re: [RBW] Re: Riv's Retreat from 650B in Larger Sizes, Optimum Tire Pressures/Sizes

2010-08-19 Thread Seth Vidal
On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 2:23 PM, msrw msr...@gmail.com wrote: I live in Santa Fe.  That loop, just outside of the city on the Northwest side, has multiple iterations that can be extended for miles, outstanding road surfaces, 360 degree mountain views, rolling terrain and few cars.  Everyone

Re: [RBW] Re: Renovelo Frames

2010-08-20 Thread Seth Vidal
On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 1:17 PM, Jim M. mather...@gmail.com wrote: And the sweet green single speed has now been posted: http://www.rivbike.com/products/show/renovelo-frames/40-029 Not my size -- a good thing for my wallet. Woah - did the 68cm double TT formerly-boo-yay get snatched up

Re: [RBW] Re: Hunqapillar or Bombadil for the trails?

2010-08-25 Thread Seth Vidal
On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 7:51 PM, Jim Thill - Hiawatha Cyclery thill@gmail.com wrote: And have just one bike HAHAHAHAHAHA +1 :) -sv -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch group. To post to this group, send email to

Re: [RBW] Re: WTB: Saddlesack Large Platrack

2010-08-26 Thread Seth Vidal
On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 10:27 AM, JoelMatthews joelmatth...@mac.com wrote: my buddy is using that big 'ole bag on a VO porteur rack - I bought one of the last Banjo Bike made VO porteurs.  Definitely well made.  The chrome plating ultimately proved too loud for my liking, so I donated it to a

Re: [RBW] Re: Hunqapillar or Bombadil for the trails?

2010-08-26 Thread Seth Vidal
On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 11:15 AM, Leslie leslie.bri...@gmail.com wrote: Since I had my old MTB, I decided to get a more 'road-skewed' Riv first, so I built my Ram.    Now, I'm planning a Bombadil to be my MTB- replacement/touring bike.  I think the Atlantis or the Hunq would each do well as

[RBW] what we need is plaid bartape

2010-08-26 Thread Seth Vidal
I realize this is just paper tape but wow, this is what we need - second picture down: http://omiyageblogs.blogspot.com/2010/08/back-to-school-special-on-japanese.html -sv -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch group. To post to this

Re: [RBW] Drop Bars vs. Non-drops

2010-08-27 Thread Seth Vidal
On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 6:43 AM, kevin lindsey lindsey.ke...@gmail.com wrote: Greetings. I'm doing a rebuild and am considering switching from drop bars to something like the albatross or the dove bars, mostly for aesthetic reasons.  I use the bike (a 1973 Schwinn World Voyageur, not a

Re: [RBW] Re: wanted: Rambouillet ~ 58cm in orange

2010-08-27 Thread Seth Vidal
On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 9:44 AM, cyclotourist cyclotour...@gmail.com wrote: Serious.  The Roadeo is pretty much the updated Rambouillet. +1. Or look for a used Romulus and get it painted. -sv -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch

[RBW] craigslist: stolen rom in portland

2010-08-27 Thread Seth Vidal
Just saw this: http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/1922115953.html Don't know the author but for y'all in portland it would be worth keeping your eyes open. and maybe keep your ulock on a slingshot. :) -sv -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW

Re: [RBW] Hunqa and SO update on Riv site!

2010-08-27 Thread Seth Vidal
On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 10:29 PM, Mike mjawn...@gmail.com wrote: Interesting. http://www.rivbike.com/assets/payloads/352/original_aug28knothole.pdf The simpleone is intriguing. First suggestions: 1. nuke the logos from the cranks 2. nuke the logos from the hubs 3. Get the polish/anodizing on

Re: [RBW] Re: WTB: midge, junebug, woodchipper, etc

2010-08-28 Thread Seth Vidal
On Sat, Aug 28, 2010 at 9:46 PM, Jim Thill - Hiawatha Cyclery thill@gmail.com wrote: Time for Riv to go threadless! Let's not have that happen. I really don't care for threadless very much. -sv -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners

Re: [RBW] Re: WTB: midge, junebug, woodchipper, etc

2010-08-29 Thread Seth Vidal
On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 3:41 AM, Jim Thill - Hiawatha Cyclery thill@gmail.com wrote: Seth makes a good point, in that many Riv customers and aspiring Riv customers prefer the classic quill aesthetic, and maybe Grant has decided that filling this niche is an important part of the RBW

Re: [RBW] Re: WTB: midge, junebug, woodchipper, etc

2010-08-29 Thread Seth Vidal
On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 11:55 AM, Jim Thill - Hiawatha Cyclery thill@gmail.com wrote: Seth: I think you're making far too much of the difficulty of adjusting bar height on threadless steerers. I have seen this rumor perpetuated again and again, but it simply isn't true, in my experience.

Re: [RBW] Re: WTB: midge, junebug, woodchipper, etc

2010-08-29 Thread Seth Vidal
On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 3:17 PM, Bill Connell bconn...@gmail.com wrote: The software analogy is flawed, because the vast majority of software users don't maintain and modify their own apps, but they certainly can work on their own bikes. The analogy is apt here. A lot of folks on this list do

Re: [RBW] Re: WTB: midge, junebug, woodchipper, etc

2010-08-29 Thread Seth Vidal
On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 2:13 PM, Seth Vidal skvi...@gmail.com wrote: Jim,  I have a burley tandem with a threadless headset/stem and having to move it around to get the bars up was a giant pain in the ass. I had a bianchi castro valley, same thing, In general, I've found that since getting

Re: [RBW] Re: Metric century is in the can!

2010-08-29 Thread Seth Vidal
On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 9:40 PM, cyclotourist cyclotour...@gmail.com wrote: I'm still trying to work up to that level.  Regular old ordinary is about 30 miles right now, with 60ish being a bit of a push... :-) David, i'm right there with you. When I go out on a weekend it's normally

Re: [RBW] Re: Metric century is in the can!

2010-08-29 Thread Seth Vidal
On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 2:44 PM, Beth H periwinkle...@yahoo.com wrote: A Metric Club/web site is not a bad idea. I think this distance is going to grow more popular with riders over time, as more of us discover the joys of longer distances out in the country but don't feel a need to go out and

[RBW] long low

2010-08-30 Thread Seth Vidal
I've seen this riv for sale for quite a while; http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/1926067572.html I've got no particular interest in it but I'm curious if anyone here knows the backstory on this one. It never seems to sell and I'm not terribly familiar with the long low in general - what was

Re: [RBW] Garage Sale #4: Shimano of all eras, and much more.

2010-08-30 Thread Seth Vidal
On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 9:37 PM, XO-1.org Rough Riders adventureco...@gmail.com wrote: Hello fellow Rivendell Riders. I have yet more stuff I'd like to clear out from my garage, so here's my new For Sale list. Please respond to me directly, not the whole list! First come, first served. Thanks!

Re: [RBW] Re: Seatpost diameter for Betty?

2010-08-31 Thread Seth Vidal
On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 4:39 AM, Rene Sterental orthie...@gmail.com wrote: I guess a rest was all that was needed... I have a sinus cold. I got a new 6mm bolt and just went and tightened the seatpost in place one more time. No issues and no slipping... I guess the original bolt was defective

Re: [RBW] Re: MKS Touring Pedal

2010-08-31 Thread Seth Vidal
On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 1:08 PM, JB baile...@voyager.net wrote: Thanks guys, I took a short 24 Km spin this morning and had no problems.  The Hilsen was a quiet as could be with the noise gone from the MKS pedals.  I put at least twice as much grease as was in there originally. (Actually,

Re: [RBW] Canti-Rom

2010-09-03 Thread Seth Vidal
On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 6:32 PM, roadrunner irvh...@aol.com wrote: FWIW: I am running Marathon 35s on Mavic 622x19 rims with SKS fenders just fine on my 59 cm Canti-Romulus. All in preparation for packed gravel rail-trails riding in Virginia including the Virginia Creeper and New River in a few

Re: [RBW] small renovelo updates

2010-09-03 Thread Seth Vidal
On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 4:03 PM, William tapebu...@gmail.com wrote: I picked up my Renovelo frameset just now.  I thought some of you might be interested to know a couple details.  On the downtube decal, there are words up on top that read A fine steel frame, now in its second life. Rivendell

Re: [RBW] Re: small renovelo updates

2010-09-03 Thread Seth Vidal
On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 4:14 PM, William tapebu...@gmail.com wrote: Seth I'll do that tonight.  Jay told me that they were thinking of making the head tube decal into a proper head badge.  I'm hoping they follow through with that.  It sounds like it'll come down to dollars.  I offered to pay

Re: [RBW] Re: MUSA Knickers

2010-09-04 Thread Seth Vidal
On Sat, Sep 4, 2010 at 11:53 AM, Beth H periwinkle...@yahoo.com wrote: I'm a fan of some MUSA clothing; I love the shirts (seersucker and railroad), and the shorts are comfortable and roomy, especially nice on a warm day. I'm not a fan of their knickers -- they're a little too short-waisted

[RBW] wheel shipping

2010-09-04 Thread Seth Vidal
Since I'm sure some of y'all on this list have done it. What's it normally cost to pack and ship a wheel across the country? Let's say from the east coast to the west coast. Anyone done it recently? thanks, -sv -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW

Re: [RBW] Help me choose a Rivendell

2010-09-07 Thread Seth Vidal
On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 5:28 PM, Johnny Alien johnnyal...@verizon.net wrote: I love my Bleriot and would like another Rivendell so I am in the process of saving up right now but would like to know which one I should aim for.  My Bleriot covers my all around bike for trails and general riding.  

Re: [RBW] Check this Bombadil!

2010-09-09 Thread Seth Vidal
On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 11:05 PM, Mike mjawn...@gmail.com wrote: This looks great. I wonder if it's more expensive. http://www.rivbike.com/assets/payloads/358/original_sept_9.pdf Wow, that bombadil is a damn fine looking bike. I really like the full-distance diagonatube. Also, very

Re: [RBW] Re: Check this Bombadil!

2010-09-09 Thread Seth Vidal
On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 12:46 AM, grant grant...@gmail.com wrote: All you guys who like the Bombadil are so nice, and it's not important to make my evening/week or anything like that, and I'm pretty well -- well, I'm not---well, let me just say thanks---don't feel obliged to be nice about

Re: [RBW] Re: Check this Bombadil!

2010-09-09 Thread Seth Vidal
On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 12:59 AM, Ian Dickson iandicks...@gmail.com wrote: It really does look great.  And now I know who Christina Hendricks is, so on the whole, this was a good visit to the old RBW Owners Bunch. The only important role I can think of her playing was as our Miss Reynolds on

Re: [RBW] Re: Check this Bombadil!

2010-09-10 Thread Seth Vidal
On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 1:22 AM, bingomck bingo...@gmail.com wrote: I've been researching/agonizing/flip-flopping over what my first Riv is going to be for a little over a month  I had basically ruled the Bomba out (deciding, if I wanted a beefy tourer, on the Hunqa instead), leaving me

[RBW] madison, wi

2010-09-13 Thread Seth Vidal
A while back I posted that I was going to madison, wi and asked for suggestions of bike shops. I stopped in one of them yesterday to see if we could rent a tandem. The shop was yellow jersey and I do not think I could have been treated more rudely than there. I asked about renting a tandem, they

[RBW] atlantis siting

2010-09-13 Thread Seth Vidal
In the square around the state capitol in madison, wi. Atlantis - looked like a 53? maybe? with a green brooks saddle. If you're on the list: we saw and waved at your bike. :) -sv -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch group. To post to

Re: [RBW] Re: madison, wi

2010-09-13 Thread Seth Vidal
On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 6:07 PM, Tim McNamara tim...@bitstream.net wrote: Seth, I'm shocked.  I've been into The Yellow Jersey several times and have always gotten great service.  But since I was dealing with the owner each time, maybe that made a difference (hopefully that wasn't who you were

Re: [RBW] Re: madison, wi

2010-09-13 Thread Seth Vidal
On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 8:45 PM, JoelMatthews joelmatth...@mac.com wrote: Seth: There actually is some logic behind the no tandem rent in the city. While I am sure you and your partner are experienced tandem riders, novices can be quite a hazard on tandems, especially in urban areas. A

Re: [RBW] Re: Reminder: Garage Sale and Ride

2010-09-22 Thread Seth Vidal
On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 4:21 PM, JoelMatthews joelmatth...@mac.com wrote: Well, if they have a 58 650B Hilsen on sale and someone wants to act as my buyer, I am good for a percentage of the savings off list.  You read it here. Note to Grant or John --- you can get Joel to pay you to

Re: [RBW] Canti-rom and dt shifters?

2010-09-23 Thread Seth Vidal
On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 4:36 PM, andrew hill neurod...@gmail.com wrote: hi folks, i'm in negotiations to pick up a canti-Romulus frameset, and dreaming about the eventual build. one question - looking at picks of the Rom around the interwebs, about half of em i see have downtube shifters.

[RBW] picture of ram or rom w/fenders

2010-09-27 Thread Seth Vidal
Last week or the week before last - in the discussion of fender clearance on ram's someone posted a picture of a ram or a rom with sks fenders and what looked like jack browns tires. Can that person post that picture again? I can't seem to find it in the archives and I want to take another look

Re: [RBW] Speaking of the garage sale,

2010-09-27 Thread Seth Vidal
On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 6:09 PM, CycloFiend cyclofi...@earthlink.net wrote: on 9/27/10 2:26 PM, John Bennett at johnat...@gmail.com wrote: Jay, who is in charge, took a few pictures, just to give us all a hint of what we can expect on Saturday.

Re: [RBW] Re: my Rambouillet- some new pics

2010-09-28 Thread Seth Vidal
On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 11:14 AM, Leslie leslie.bri...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks Jim. Those are 32 Pasela Tourguards, under VeloOrange 45mm anodized fenders, under Tektro long-reach calipers, and there is no room to spare. I couldn't run a twig under there if need be, only water... a small,

[RBW] tange steel cranks?

2010-09-28 Thread Seth Vidal
Saw this over at somafeed and since the subject has come up here wrt to cyclofiend breaking his cranks: http://somafab.blogspot.com/2010/09/sowhat-do-ya-think.html maybe someone from tange is reading jim's blog? -sv -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups

Re: [RBW] My A Homer Hilsen is set to arrive TODAY!

2010-09-29 Thread Seth Vidal
On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 5:19 PM, Amit asd...@gmail.com wrote: And I'm excited !!! I wanted to celebrate and share the good news with the Riv Family. I'll shortly post photos to http://www.flickr.com/photos/49513...@n04/sets/72157625002558252/ Cheers, everyone! is that a 65cm? It looks

Re: [RBW] Re: Hillborne Double Toptuber Photos

2010-09-30 Thread Seth Vidal
On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 10:32 AM, Johnny Alien johnnyal...@verizon.net wrote: We used Neubaum cloth tape, which happens to have a very sticky adhesive, and wrapped it as usual. I actually dislike using that tape for that reason.  It is very difficult to install IMO because it wants to twist

Re: [RBW] Re: Garage Sale

2010-10-02 Thread Seth Vidal
On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 3:08 PM, Jeremy Till jeremy.t...@gmail.com wrote: Well, not to make anyone jealous, but I made out like a bandit. Complete set of almost brand new Tektro Oryx's, what looks like a mid 90's Sach's rear derailleur, nitto saddlebag qr (missing one of the eyebolts, will have

[RBW] FS: miscellaneous parts

2010-10-02 Thread Seth Vidal
Hey all, I've been accruing parts for a while and I figure it is time to divest myself of some of them: shimano 105 wheels, araya rims - these originally came on the romulus, I don't use them on the romulus and I have too many wheels so they need to go. tires and cassette not included no idea

[RBW] ride report: inadvertent 50 miles

2010-10-03 Thread Seth Vidal
Started out late this morning right before noon wanting to go for a ride but not real clear WHERE I wanted to go. I decided to head out down the rail-trail here in durham and sped off toward it. It was a cool 63F likely to top out around 67F for the day. I was on the romulus and feeling pretty

Re: [RBW] Re: SOMA San Marcos pics up

2010-10-03 Thread Seth Vidal
On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 5:39 PM, Earl Grey earlg...@gmail.com wrote: Oh, and regarding San aesthetics, a year ago any discussion about fork bend would have been utterly lost on me, but the sloping tt on the Sam almost kept me from buying one. Now I think the San Marcos' fork is a crime on such

Re: [RBW] Re: Garage Sale

2010-10-03 Thread Seth Vidal
On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 11:13 PM, benzzoy benz...@yahoo.com wrote: I got: * Ten (yes 10) Atlantis caps at $1 each!  Gave one to my 6-YO son and another to the wife. * LS Kucharik wool jersey.  Feels nice but rougher than Ibex. * NIB Mr. Whirly crank with Sugino pinned ramped chainrings.  May

Re: [RBW] Garage Sale - Nigel Smythe Country Bag repair / upgrade

2010-10-03 Thread Seth Vidal
On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 8:33 PM, Reed Kennedy r...@notfine.com wrote: One of the more wonderful items available at yesterday's Rivendell garage sale were Nigel Smythe Country Bags. Apparently the first run of these bags had the saddle rail straps and support dowel quite far back, on the flap of

Re: [RBW] Re: Garage Sale

2010-10-04 Thread Seth Vidal
On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 9:46 AM, benzzoy benz...@yahoo.com wrote: Hi Seth, Yes, it was a 53 cm.  *Really*  How did you guess? whew, okay. That makes me feel better. :) I was just making a wishful-thinking guess. Send me your address privately and I'll see you get one of the ten. Will do.

Re: [RBW] Re: Garage Sale

2010-10-04 Thread Seth Vidal
On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 1:56 AM, cyclotourist cyclotour...@gmail.com wrote: A custom painted 58cm Atlantis ff just went for $1,050 the 'bay... yes- but then you have to deal with ebay :) -sv -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch

Re: [RBW] perennial pants issue

2010-10-04 Thread Seth Vidal
On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 12:22 PM, Anne Paulson anne.paul...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 6:34 PM, jim_OLP j...@landoloons.com wrote: Every year when it starts to get cold, I undertake a futile search for cycling pants that don't look like something from the ballet or the circus.  I

Re: [RBW] Lights

2010-10-05 Thread Seth Vidal
On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 7:44 AM, opa...@gmail.com opa...@gmail.com wrote: Looking for light recommendations for use in my ride in the early morning hours, about a 10 mile ride on dark rural roads.  I am looking for suggestions by Riv owners for lights that work with their setups. I am a

Re: [RBW] Re: Good bike to ride, after a war.

2010-10-05 Thread Seth Vidal
On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 11:10 AM, John Blish jbl...@gmail.com wrote: OK Now I see what you are after - source of the original quote or phrase, Good bike to ride Don't know.  Sorry. there's an original quote? Ah, then I was wrong, too. :) -sv -- You received this message because you

Re: [RBW] Re: wide-Q road crankset?

2010-10-05 Thread Seth Vidal
On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 11:35 AM, Garth garth...@gmail.com wrote: Yeah Andrew, ask Riv to swap out the rings on a Sugino XD crank for you. I think they may charge you for putting it back together though. You can ask them to leave the rings seperate if you want to save the charge.  The Yellow

Re: [RBW] Re: Good bike to ride, after a war.

2010-10-05 Thread Seth Vidal
On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 4:07 PM, Dan pjssu...@gmail.com wrote: nothing to do with the contest, but if Riv used photos like this on their website rather than sterile shots of well-used bikes leaning against white sheets, you might make an extra sale or three.  Maybe or maybe not, but Ian's

Re: [RBW] Re: Lights

2010-10-06 Thread Seth Vidal
On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 9:03 AM, Patrick in VT swing4...@gmail.com wrote: On Oct 5, 11:38 am, PATRICK MOORE bertin...@gmail.com wrote: Agree: I myself am a convert to dyno lights; IMO, a Shimano dynohub and an IQ Cyo are a value/performance combination that can't be beat. the Sanyo dynohub

[RBW] birthday discounts?

2010-10-06 Thread Seth Vidal
Hi, I know this sounds like a ridiculous question but I'll ask anyway - does anyone know what happened to the birthday discounts that Grant had talked about a while back? I sent in my info and miesha sent me back a note saying she got it but. well, it's my birthday today. :) So I was

Re: [RBW] birthday discounts?

2010-10-06 Thread Seth Vidal
On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 12:48 PM, Ken Mattina ken.matt...@gmail.com wrote: Happy birthday Seth.  It's my birthday too! Happy birthday to us! indeed! Happy birthday to you. -sv -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch group. To post to

[RBW] Re: birthday discounts?

2010-10-06 Thread Seth Vidal
On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 12:46 PM, Seth Vidal skvi...@gmail.com wrote: Hi,  I know this sounds like a ridiculous question but I'll ask anyway - does anyone know what happened to the birthday discounts that Grant had talked about a while back? I sent in my info and miesha sent me back a note

Re: [RBW] Re: Lights

2010-10-06 Thread Seth Vidal
On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 10:14 PM, Steve Palincsar palin...@his.com wrote: On Wed, 2010-10-06 at 17:24 -0700, Lynne Fitz wrote: I still commute on Bleriot.  In a few days the light will come on and stay on.  And I'm happy it is there.  Completely reliable.  I do not expect it to EVER fail.  The

Re: [RBW] Re: Lights

2010-10-07 Thread Seth Vidal
On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 10:56 AM, opa...@gmail.com opa...@gmail.com wrote: This is probably going to be the most naive question regarding hub generators for lights, but I'll ask anyway.. How fast do you have to be going in order to have good light?  i.e. If I'm going up a steep hill and am

Re: [RBW] Re: Lights

2010-10-07 Thread Seth Vidal
On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 11:13 AM, Brian Hanson stone...@gmail.com wrote: I was talking with a friend who just got an Exposure Toro (http://www.exposurelights.com/) and really likes it.  It's 700 lumens for 3 hrs burn time self-contained.  I was all set to do it for about $300, but I keep

Re: [RBW] Re: Lights

2010-10-07 Thread Seth Vidal
On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 11:22 AM, Allingham II, Thomas J thomas.alling...@skadden.com wrote: Why hesitate?  Good to keep that issue in mind for all decisions, no? B/c some folks see it as environmental proseltyzing and I don't want to be in that argument. that's all. -sv -- You received this

Re: [RBW] Re: New (to me) Rambouillet

2010-10-07 Thread Seth Vidal
On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 7:04 PM, Johnny Alien johnnyal...@verizon.net wrote: Nice build. You can use the Bleriot for all the rough and practical stuff but this one's just for the joy of it. That is 100% the plan.  For fun rides and long distance road riding I am going to use the Ram while the

Re: [RBW] Haiku returns

2010-10-08 Thread Seth Vidal
On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 2:11 PM, Horace max...@sdf.lonestar.org wrote: Product lines do fade And mountains will turn to dust Like 8-speed cassettes garage sale far away from me seconds bought for cheap I got an atlantis hat! -sv -- You received this message because you are subscribed to

Re: [RBW] Re: Haiku returns

2010-10-08 Thread Seth Vidal
On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 11:49 PM, Nicholas Grieco nicholasgri...@att.net wrote: chain rumbas two step three step half step quick silver home Bicycle, but not rivendell haiku: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ejchang/4357582087/ -sv -- You received this message because you are subscribed to

Re: [RBW] Re: Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show builders' ride

2010-10-11 Thread Seth Vidal
On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 11:10 AM, Mike mjawn...@gmail.com wrote: Looks like some nice bikes at the show. Thanks for posting the link. It's funny, living here in Portland you'd think you'd see more MAPs, Ira Ryan's, Vanilla's, etc around town but it's pretty rare and often when I do it's Mitch

Re: [RBW] Heads Up: New Atlantis frames: 47, 53, 54.5, 61

2010-10-11 Thread Seth Vidal
On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 2:43 PM, Steve yngp...@yahoo.com wrote: For those of you who might be interested in an Atlantis frame, Aaron's Bicycle Repair in Seattle has the following frames for sale 47, 53, 54.5, 61, 68cm for $1500.  Don't know if he'll take orders via the phone and ship, but he

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