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Pictures of my CRB(12 posts)

Pictures of my CRBPaulNYC
Jul 15, 2003 1:04 PM
Here's a pic of the right side of my CRB.

Here are the Specs:
50cm Van Dessel CRB
44cm Profile Handlebar
100mm -10 stem Ritchey Comp
Shimano Dura-Ace Brake Lever
Avid Shorty 4 Brakes - Koolstop BMX Pads
Brooks B67 Saddle
Ritchey Pro Seatpost
Cheap Water Bottle cage
Speedplay Frog pedals
Tiagra 170mm cranks
UN72 115mm BB
39x16 fixed
Van Dessel Hubset
Sun CR18 Rims
Generic Cheapo Chain tugg's
Drivetrain photoPaulNYC
Jul 15, 2003 1:05 PM
Saddle photoPaulNYC
Jul 15, 2003 1:06 PM
The saddle is a Champ Flyer [nm]PaulNYC
Jul 15, 2003 1:23 PM
Very nice... Rear spacing?Dave Hickey
Jul 15, 2003 1:30 PM
I really like the looks of a ring on the outside of the cranks. All of my Shimano SS/Fixed use the inside ring to get the proper chainline.
Rear spacingPaulNYC
Jul 15, 2003 1:38 PM
Thanks. :) I was determined to have the ring on the outside 'cause I think it looks better.

I used sheldon browns website to determine the chainline. The rear hub is 135, with a chainline of 53mm, so I chose a bigger BB and moved the chainring. I did make a mistake, and the front is about 50mm, I should have used the 122mm BB.

Jul 15, 2003 1:34 PM
Did you build it or have one of the local shops do it? Were you happy with the build up?

I taped mine becasue it is used more as a lock-up bike although I am scared each time I leave it that it will not be there when I get back.

Like I said before...Maybe I will see you on a ride sometime soon.

Be well.
I built it.PaulNYC
Jul 15, 2003 1:41 PM
I built it up, it was a project for me. Bicycle Renaissance did the truing of the wheels, and put in the BB. After I saw how easy it is, though, I believe I'll install BB's myself.

I never lock mine outside, as I prefer to walk for errands, or take the bike inside with me. I usually walk. Fear of theft is a very rational and good thing.

Very Nice (x2) since you built it up yourself! (nm)ss-nyc
Jul 15, 2003 1:54 PM
Jul 15, 2003 1:58 PM
In reality, having the tools and Zinn and the Art of Road Bike Maintenance makes it easy. I think everyone shuold fix their own bike, if they find it satisfying.

The funny thing is that after all is said and done, we both probably paid around the same money for the bikes (~$700).

See you around.
New Pic 1PaulNYC
Aug 5, 2003 6:23 PM
Notice the tape.
New Pic 2PaulNYC
Aug 5, 2003 6:25 PM