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Forum: Commuting 04-12-17, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By the_don
Interest granted! More details please

Interest granted! More details please
Forum: Commuting 04-12-17, 04:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By the_don
What bag to use for a bike with no pannier mounts and an oval carbon seat post?

So probably like many before me I have a bike that wasn't made with commuting in mind. It doesn't have panniers and has an oval carbon seat post so I can't bolt on a rear rack there either.

I...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: Whats it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 04-08-17, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By the_don
I really love it, but am deciding if it would be...

I really love it, but am deciding if it would be worth while selling.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: Whats it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 04-08-17, 04:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By the_don
Nearly mint condition 1994 Bridgestone RB-1

This bike, when bought from new was built up with an entire 1994 Athena groupset.
The original owner then proceeded to ride it twice and then store it for 20 years. It looks brand new and still has...
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-05-17, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By the_don
Photos of Faith

Looks like a few parts have been changed out indicating it has been ridden harder. That rear derailleur needs to get changed out.
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-05-17, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By the_don
Photos of big hit

Looks stock and pretty new.
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-05-17, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By the_don
Cheap mini DH decision, 2010 big hit 2 vs 2011 faith 1

The big hit is stock and is selling for around $600 usd. The faith is a bit more asking around $1000 but has a Boxxer fork on the front.

They are quite similar weight and geometry, the big hit is...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-16-17, 11:29 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 63,128
Posted By the_don
Hehehehe, I need to get a new wheel set too. I...

Hehehehe, I need to get a new wheel set too. I hope you aren't in a hurry.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-16-17, 10:45 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 63,128
Posted By the_don
Last year I picked up Cold set the frame to...

Last year I picked up
Cold set the frame to fit a 130mm rear hub wheel
Hope my BB will fit (or find one that will)
a 1994 RB-1 in nearly mint condition (still has the cellophane cover over the...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-06-11, 07:02 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,201
Posted By the_don
Hey! It's 10pm and I'm waiting for my movie to...

Hey! It's 10pm and I'm waiting for my movie to download! Not everyone is in Yankie land.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-06-11, 05:16 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,201
Posted By the_don
Women like their men hairy. Like animal! ...

Women like their men hairy. Like animal!

Also, it's useful for catching bugs, they are a great 'sauce' of on the road protein!
Forum: Road Cycling 08-06-11, 04:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,440
Posted By the_don
Looks like you had the 4th gen hub, so no need...

Looks like you had the 4th gen hub, so no need for that crazy foam.

The early gen models used cir-clips to hold the center of the blades apart and therefore create spoke tension.

Same...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-25-11, 02:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 747
Posted By the_don
Get a Klein Quantum Pro if you want a crisp ALIVE...

Get a Klein Quantum Pro if you want a crisp ALIVE ride!

It's alu too!
Forum: Road Cycling 07-11-11, 09:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 966
Posted By the_don
If only there was a way to answer a call and talk...

If only there was a way to answer a call and talk without having to stop and take the phone out of your pocket...

I use CycleMeter. I especially like the calendar and racing against my previous...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-16-11, 08:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,598
Posted By the_don
What Do You Carry When Riding, and How?

I personally only take the bare essentials, an ID, a few coins and a note, a mini lock and house key and iPhone as my music/cycle computer/emergency phone. All in my jersey back pockets. I also...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-13-11, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,905
Posted By the_don
I second the "get a new bike" idea. You can...

I second the "get a new bike" idea.

You can often buy on credit too if you live in Yankie-land, if you then sell your sirrus, you have money to get lycra, clipless pedals and shoes and other...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-13-11, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,879
Posted By the_don
Ok, will send. What is the purpose of collecting...

Ok, will send. What is the purpose of collecting the serial number database? I thought you had all the serial number info?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-13-11, 04:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,879
Posted By the_don
I could certainly be monetarily persuaded to part...

I could certainly be monetarily persuaded to part with it...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-13-11, 04:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,879
Posted By the_don
Hey! That's a pretty decent photo for an iPhone. ...

Hey! That's a pretty decent photo for an iPhone. Not professional quality, and the composition is crap and the background too busy and a bit too much HDR effect on it...:mad:

But Like Diablo...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-02-11, 09:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,499
Posted By the_don
Also your garage exists in a mirror image universe

Also your garage exists in a mirror image universe
Forum: Road Cycling 06-02-11, 09:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,727
Posted By the_don
It's old, but still one of the best alu race...

It's old, but still one of the best alu race bikes

Light, stiff and a great ride. For racing needs better wheels though!

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5184/5767411864_56e2af552f_z.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 06-02-11, 08:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,149
Posted By the_don
What about just putting vending machines around...

What about just putting vending machines around the place with small item bike supplies people are likely to need, like tubes, patch kits, gels, NO cartridges etc.

Have it also use the wireless...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-02-11, 08:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,499
Posted By the_don
Rubbish. The bike will be lighter if held by 2...

Rubbish. The bike will be lighter if held by 2 hooks. If you pick up your bike with one arm, it is heavier than if you use 2 arms. Ergo-ecto-prompto it gets lighter if suspended by 2 points.
...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-28-11, 12:36 AM
Replies: 25,991
Views: 15,133,126
Posted By the_don
Decided to clean the cassette today as it's awful...

Decided to clean the cassette today as it's awful weather today.

Pulled the spoke protector too as being as I had the cassette off. Looks a bit cleaner now.

...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-23-11, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,458
Posted By the_don
I think the bigger question is why do you want to...

I think the bigger question is why do you want to upgrade your wheels? Are they always going out of true? Are they riding strange?

Aksiums are fine wheels and you can win races on them. Weight...
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