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Forum: Commuting 10-10-15, 04:22 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,071
Posted By catonec
unfortunately I trashed my cherokee a few months...

unfortunately I trashed my cherokee a few months ago..... bought a second lexus rx
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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-02-15, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By catonec
my "gizmo" thing has a stop on the outside, the...

my "gizmo" thing has a stop on the outside, the housing is only outside the frame. The cables inside the frame are bare. Ive never seen a setup that has the housing inside the frame.

My bare cable...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-02-15, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By catonec
You have a garmin 500? There is a cadence sensor...

You have a garmin 500? There is a cadence sensor for that. You can find it cheaper if you search around. You attach a magnet to your crank arm and the sensor goes on your chainstay, one side picks up...
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-05-15, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,626
Posted By catonec
thanks everyone, I know they're out there...

thanks everyone,

I know they're out there (carbon frames for v brakes) but if I have to use alum Im ok with that, as GSA said they are easy to find and cheap.

that last one you posted cliff...
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-04-15, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,626
Posted By catonec
Thank you for your reply, I have xtr combo...

Thank you for your reply, I have xtr combo shifters/levers, if I make the switch to disk, not only do I need to replace my hubs and brakes but also my controls. Thats a pretty steep cost to upgrade....
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-03-15, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,626
Posted By catonec
Anyone have a lead on a hard tail, cf mtn frame...

Anyone have a lead on a hard tail, cf mtn frame with v brake posts? 18-19 inch, preferably new?
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-03-15, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,626
Posted By catonec
Thanx, the booster is a good idea

Thanx, the booster is a good idea
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-03-15, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,626
Posted By catonec
clamp on v brake posts

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Has anyone used something like these before? I have an alum mtn frame thats too small, so im replacing it. I would rather have carbon over alum and i am considering some of these to use my...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 06-28-15, 01:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,883
Posted By catonec
Ive always liked GT. I had an rts461214 heavy and...

Ive always liked GT. I had an rts461214 heavy and bouncy but fun.

these are interesting but the chain stays look weird as do the forks, straight leg but the axle mount is offset forward?
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-27-15, 11:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,187
Posted By catonec
So I know this has reverted to a "dont feed the...

So I know this has reverted to a "dont feed the troll post" but OP if your still actually interested in another valid point here it is.
I own automobiles and bicycles.
I pay registration.
I pay...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-21-15, 09:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,049
Posted By catonec
If you have a bright enough blinky light that it...

If you have a bright enough blinky light that it can be seen during the day time, I don't think the color of your jersey is too important. Fwiw I don't have any black jersey's
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-21-15, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 661
Posted By catonec
Keep the clubman.

Keep the clubman.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-21-15, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By catonec
Everyone raves about the gp 3000/4000's. I tried...

Everyone raves about the gp 3000/4000's. I tried them, meh. I went back to the evo corsas.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-21-15, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By catonec
Did the whole shifter just rotate on your bars or...

Did the whole shifter just rotate on your bars or is the body still in place and the lever hyper extended.

If it is that the whole body rotated then it probably is just a cable tension issue,...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-21-15, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By catonec
I have a carbon frameset (sholudnt matter) but...

I have a carbon frameset (sholudnt matter) but alum hoops. I love Vittoria evo corsa cx, 23 or 25mm
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-21-15, 09:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,385
Posted By catonec
I had a blackburn something or other {approx $50)...

I had a blackburn something or other {approx $50) that lasted about 10 years, pretty decent. I replaced it w\ a lezyne alloy floor drive. You can feel the quality construction the first time and...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-20-15, 12:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,724
Posted By catonec
10 mph is not an issue until there is a incident....

10 mph is not an issue until there is a incident. If something happens that requires quick response it can make a big difference, stopping time/distance increased, more of a chance of skid/slide,...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-20-15, 12:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,458
Posted By catonec
I roll on some older Zonda's. they are still...

I roll on some older Zonda's. they are still pretty awesome. Im sure the Fulcrums are a quality product, just like everything else campy makes.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-20-15, 12:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,244
Posted By catonec
+1 I carry my cell for emergency calls. I...

+1

I carry my cell for emergency calls. I also use track my ride just for fun, but it is tucked way for the actual ride.

I do have a cycle computer mounted on my bars but it is only displaying...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-19-15, 01:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 954
Posted By catonec
watch out for those giant iguanas, they're mean! ...

watch out for those giant iguanas, they're mean!

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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-19-15, 01:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By catonec
your best bet is to start from scratch. There are...

your best bet is to start from scratch. There are numerous sites that demonstrate how to set up deraileurs. Shimano.com, parktools.com, sheldonbrown.com.

but to answer your question directly, both...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-08-15, 12:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By catonec
93 allez like new condition $220 1993...

93 allez like new condition $220

1993 Specialized Allez - New and Used Bike Value (http://www.bicyclebluebook.com/SearchListingDetail.aspx?id=42516&make=741&model=41617&year=1993)
Forum: Road Cycling 06-08-15, 12:39 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,142
Posted By catonec
no experience w/ Chinese rims but I have been...

no experience w/ Chinese rims but I have been riding an unbranded carbon ebay handlebar (~$60) for about 3 years now. seems fine, however my ebay water bottle cages (2@ $25) both cracked after 6-8...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-08-15, 12:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,285
Posted By catonec
OP your question is whats a good pair of gloves...

OP your question is whats a good pair of gloves that hold up well over time. I dont have a great answer for you but I do have an opinion.

Buy inexpensive gloves, just buy 3 pairs and rotate them....
Forum: Road Cycling 06-08-15, 12:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,285
Posted By catonec
+100

+100
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