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Forum: Great Lakes 08-08-15, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,327
Posted By Mike_Kelly
If you decide on the Traverse City area check out...

If you decide on the Traverse City area check out the "Tunnel of Trees". One of the nicest rides I have been on.

The Tunnel of Trees (http://www.upnorthmichigan.com/Drives/tunnelTrees.htm)
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-15, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,095
Posted By Mike_Kelly
cyclingfans.com

cyclingfans.com
Forum: Recumbent 07-19-14, 02:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,184
Posted By Mike_Kelly
I think one of the issues that you can not ignore...

I think one of the issues that you can not ignore is that the muscle groups used with a recumbent can be very different than a DF. It surprised me.. I have a Windcheetah and on the flats I can easily...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-03-13, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By Mike_Kelly
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Forum: Mountain Biking 02-02-13, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Mike_Kelly
Thanks for the reply. First does the E-type, with...

Thanks for the reply. First does the E-type, with BB attachment, bb attachment ring come off to use it as a direct mount? Is SRAM's equivalent, they don't seem to use the word E-type, what they call...
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-01-13, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Mike_Kelly
Questions for Klein Mantra folks

I'm restoring a 1999 Klein Mantra Comp and I am not familar with the derailleur mount for the newer swing arm. It is some kind of direct bolt mount. To further cloud the issue I don't use Shimano...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-16-12, 10:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 398
Posted By Mike_Kelly
Bianchi Catalog Scans

I am working on a 1998 Team Replica build and would love to see the pages from a 1999 catalog, also a 1984 catalog with the Nuovo Alloro. BianchiGirll appears to have a Bianchi catalog collection and...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-22-12, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,266
Posted By Mike_Kelly
Ya I was thinking in terms of getting a spare or...

Ya I was thinking in terms of getting a spare or two and robbing the parts to fix what ever needed fixing but it may be simpler, tho more expensive, to buy spares that are swapped out with the failed...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-22-12, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,266
Posted By Mike_Kelly
Check on the Athena. How do I tell the...

Check on the Athena.
How do I tell the difference between Centaur Groups before 2006? No other names like QS, Escape etc and no pointy top?
I guess I will have to sit down and dig into all the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-22-12, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,266
Posted By Mike_Kelly
That's depressing. I liked the old days when...

That's depressing. I liked the old days when Campy and their competitors had interchangeable stuff for 20+ years. I have an easier time finding parts for my Nuovo and Super Record stuff.

Now that...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-22-12, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,266
Posted By Mike_Kelly
Well that is a start, thanks. So Quick shift may...

Well that is a start, thanks. So Quick shift may be better with a matching front derailleur but it will work with a non. The real question then says that the guts of a QS left shift will not replace...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-22-12, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,266
Posted By Mike_Kelly
Modern Campagnolo 101

After playing with vintage bikes (ah 5 speed friction)a for a while I came up for air and realized all my "modern" bikes were now vintage too. My 8 speed campy stuff was no longer supported with...
Forum: Great Lakes 08-30-11, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By Mike_Kelly
A nice show with some great builders and vintage...

A nice show with some great builders and vintage bikes. I look forward to attending next year.

Some pictures of the show: http://biciak.blogspot.com/
Forum: Great Lakes 08-26-11, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By Mike_Kelly
Heartland Velo Show in Madision this Weekend

at the Alliance Energy Center.

www.heartlandveloshow.com
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-29-11, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 396
Posted By Mike_Kelly
The frame is based on the World Tourist but is a...

The frame is based on the World Tourist but is a custom with all that chrome and the extended head tube and the fancier lugs. The basic frame would cost about $700 last year when I got mine, the...
Forum: Great Lakes 07-27-11, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By Mike_Kelly
FYI The Heartland Velo Show and Vintage Concourse Aug 27-28 in Madison

http://www.heartlandveloshow.com/Home.html for those interested.
from the website:
For over 100 years, the Midwest has been at the forefront of bicycle manufacturing, racing, and recreational...
Forum: Touring 04-02-11, 11:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,375
Posted By Mike_Kelly
I would have to agree with PeterPan1. Don't...

I would have to agree with PeterPan1. Don't assume that getting a custom frame will get you a proper fit. Having gotten many custom frames over the years it took me half a lifetime to get the right...
Forum: Touring 12-17-10, 12:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Mike_Kelly
Bob Jackson makes the off the shelf (off the peg)...

Bob Jackson makes the off the shelf (off the peg) World Tourist with a 1" standard steerer and then they will make the custom version they call the Special Tourist.

With the custom you can get a 1...
Forum: Touring 12-14-10, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By Mike_Kelly
Just got mine and still building up so I can't...

Just got mine and still building up so I can't comment on ride. I have Pasela 35mm on it and they fit with fenders. The tight area is at the BB. The frame is surprisingly light in a pleasing way....
Forum: Touring 06-02-10, 03:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,762
Posted By Mike_Kelly
Bear resistant sacks vs canisters -lighter

By the way bears can easily smell a wrapped up energy bar, never bring food into your tent.

You might look at these they can save you weight and give you protection:...
Forum: Touring 05-12-10, 06:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,504
Posted By Mike_Kelly
I echo the Bob Jackson. I have a number of frames...

I echo the Bob Jackson. I have a number of frames made in the last couple of years. The current cost for a Special Tourist which is custom made is about $750, with any paint job you want. The...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-11-09, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 475,264
Posted By Mike_Kelly
Another offering to the group. Centaur G group,...

Another offering to the group. Centaur G group, Cane Creek Strados wheels, FSA.

http://www.danceoflight.com/images/Merlin1.JPG
Forum: Great Lakes 09-29-08, 06:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 805
Posted By Mike_Kelly
Climbhoser the fixie link is great!

Climbhoser the fixie link is great!
Forum: Great Lakes 09-29-08, 05:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 805
Posted By Mike_Kelly
Madcow, Thanks for the effort. Great info...

Madcow,

Thanks for the effort. Great info and it helps a lot. Time for a road trip I think.


Mike
Forum: Great Lakes 09-28-08, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 805
Posted By Mike_Kelly
Thanks again for the info. I am interested in...

Thanks again for the info. I am interested in Illinois or Michigan because they don't tax retirement income. I can't afford the west coast. I checked the University of Michigan climate center and...
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