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Forum: Road Cycling 07-10-12, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 641
Posted By Talewinds
There is no such thing as the "Big 4". It's the...

There is no such thing as the "Big 4". It's the "Big 3". Giant, Spec, and Trek. Cannondale doesn't really register on the richter scale, or at least it's far enough off the pace of the other three to...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-10-12, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 850
Posted By Talewinds
My sentiments echo the two posts above. I could...

My sentiments echo the two posts above. I could go on an on about bad experiences I've personally had w/ Conti tires. I could declare my allegiance to many/most German made/engineered products,...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-26-12, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,981
Posted By Talewinds
I have been riding the S-Works shoe/ Speedplay X...

I have been riding the S-Works shoe/ Speedplay X combination since 2004, still wearing the same 2004 shoes. SO, here's a vote for product quality and longevity.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-09-12, 08:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,106
Posted By Talewinds
Point Loma... 0-80ft above sea level, that's one...

Point Loma... 0-80ft above sea level, that's one of the issues that makes climbing incredibly difficult. I'm a mountaineer that lives at 600ft, ask me how I know, it frequently sucks.
Haleakala is...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-08-12, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,059
Posted By Talewinds
Campy's not going anywhere. It makes up less than...

Campy's not going anywhere. It makes up less than 1% of the total bike market and has for a long while but will continue to occupy a good portion of the upper 1% of bikes.
I've been seeing SRAM...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-05-12, 08:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,465
Posted By Talewinds
Funny how these things are SO subjective. I've...

Funny how these things are SO subjective. I've been building a TON of SRAM bikes lately (and inevitably ride them a lot as a result) and was finally able to ride my own Ultegra equipped bike the...
Forum: Great Lakes 03-21-12, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By Talewinds
I'm a FIB that visits the U.P. annually, mostly...

I'm a FIB that visits the U.P. annually, mostly up near Iron Mountain and Channing to visit relatives.
The Tour De Dickinson is a GREAT organized ride! Check it out...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-18-12, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 562
Posted By Talewinds
Saw Ira having a drink outside a coffee shop last...

Saw Ira having a drink outside a coffee shop last Saturday after a ride. He builds a really nice product. His entry in this years NAHBS was really cool also...
Forum: Mountain - Plains 03-14-12, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,007
Posted By Talewinds
Thought I would mention since it hasn't been...

Thought I would mention since it hasn't been pointed out yet, crushed limestone trails in the midwest like the KATY and others I ride on in the area are nice, solid, predictable surfaces, most...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-09-11, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By Talewinds
Oh nice, thank you knobd.

Oh nice, thank you knobd.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-09-11, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By Talewinds
Gonna bump this thread and say thanks for the...

Gonna bump this thread and say thanks for the link to the Performance brand tires. I'm pretty involved in many aspects of the bike world these days so it's been tough to keep a solid pulse on what's...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-24-11, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Talewinds
Thanks to everyone for the info! I've been...

Thanks to everyone for the info!
I've been restoring a lot of old bikes in the last year, mostly pre-war balloon tire bikes but I REALLY do like breathing new life into old 10-Speeds!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-22-11, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Talewinds
Resource For The Mylar Tape Used On Vintage Frames???

Been a long time since I've been here on BikeForums, I picked up this Mercier a while back and I'm in the process of giving it a refresh.

I'm looking for that mylar based tape that's frequently...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-04-10, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 819
Posted By Talewinds
Uh oh.... That same bike has been showing up on...

Uh oh.... That same bike has been showing up on St. Louis CL for a week or so....
Are you in/near STL?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-02-10, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By Talewinds
That's really neat. Love the headtube badge.

That's really neat. Love the headtube badge.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-31-10, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,947
Posted By Talewinds
Thanks for the heads up on the thread/pitch. ...

Thanks for the heads up on the thread/pitch.

That's a really interesting thought about the respacing... I mean, the frame is 130mm on the money right now, BUT, the Dyno/ Kustom Kruiser frames are...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-31-10, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,947
Posted By Talewinds
That's definitely one of the less ghetto...

That's definitely one of the less ghetto solutions I've been considering. That's the Nexus hub correct?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-30-10, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,947
Posted By Talewinds
130mm spacing--> Coaster Brake Hub, How-To?

I typically hang out in the road cycling/ racing realm so if this is a recurring and typical issue I'll apologize. I'm building some cruiser/ rat rods for my wife and I and I have a frame w/ 130mm...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-29-10, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By Talewinds
Those are awesome wheels on an equally awesome...

Those are awesome wheels on an equally awesome bike. Now get them off the road bike and onto a proper time machine...
Forum: Great Lakes 08-27-10, 10:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,782
Posted By Talewinds
Looks like PCCB calipers, but slotted rotors? ...

Looks like PCCB calipers, but slotted rotors?
Yes, 911's are indeed known for going, stopping, and turning pretty well.
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c216/Talewinds/IMGP2843.jpg
Forum: Great Lakes 08-27-10, 09:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,782
Posted By Talewinds
That's awesome. I'd like to build a newer S-Works...

That's awesome. I'd like to build a newer S-Works myself.
Tell us more about the 996 Turbo....
I'm a Porsche guy too.
Forum: Triathlon 08-18-10, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,876
Posted By Talewinds
I have owned a Talon SL since 2005. It was...

I have owned a Talon SL since 2005. It was originally set up as a road bike and I later rebuilt it to be strictly a tri/TT race machine w/ HED's, Vision bars and the seatpost w/ the forward position....
Forum: Great Lakes 08-16-10, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Talewinds
Wow! A bike race in Edwardsville! I just stumbled...

Wow! A bike race in Edwardsville! I just stumbled across this while looking for the Tour de Dickinson ride in U-P Michigan....
I'm an Edwardsville local, just went ahead and signed up for the race....
Forum: Road Cycling 01-16-09, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 392
Posted By Talewinds
You know what's an adventure? My December gas...

You know what's an adventure? My December gas bill $$$$!!!
Forum: Road Cycling 01-15-09, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 392
Posted By Talewinds
So I've been out here a couple of days. Got the...

So I've been out here a couple of days. Got the tour of La Jolla, and had lunch up at Torrey Pines, hung out with the locals at 'PB'.
Right now it's 10 degrees back in St. Louis.
So I've been...
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