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Forum: Northeast 09-02-08, 12:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 66,473
Posted By c64
Have: 1 Pair, Dual-Pivot 105 Brakes (...

Have: 1 Pair, Dual-Pivot 105 Brakes ( last-generation BR-5500?), installed very briefly, never ridden.
Want: 44cm drop bar, 25.4 diameter. Short drop preferred, but I'm not that picky.
In Boston...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-01-08, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,005
Posted By c64
Hate to bump this thread, but does anyone have...

Hate to bump this thread, but does anyone have experience with this tape and wet conditions? Does it get slick or stay comfortable?
Forum: Road Cycling 03-11-08, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 879
Posted By c64
I also am tempted by it. I'm going to take the...

I also am tempted by it. I'm going to take the plunge on a B17 in the next couple weeks and am wondering if I should look further around.
Sad thing is my LBS has no experience with them, but plenty...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-27-08, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,337
Posted By c64
If custom is out of your price range and...

If custom is out of your price range and Rivendell isn't for you, you also might want to look into Waterford / Gunnar. They might have something more to your liking-- and infinitely customizable if...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-17-08, 01:27 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,423
Posted By c64
Is there such thing as a 700x25 GP4000s? PBK...

Is there such thing as a 700x25 GP4000s? PBK doesn't have it if it exists, but I'd like a set.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-16-08, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,161
Posted By c64
and I thought this was a reference to dies used...

and I thought this was a reference to dies used in manufacturing.

RIP. I hope they continue to manufacture quality products in the USA.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-10-07, 06:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,591
Posted By c64
I was really disappointed in the ride quality of...

I was really disappointed in the ride quality of the Yaris. Haven driven its predecessors (Tercel, Paseo), it felt like driving a tin can.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-10-07, 04:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,021
Posted By c64
I'm going with ratchets my next pair because in...

I'm going with ratchets my next pair because in my experience (two pairs of Shimanos), the top velcro strap wears and starts to come loose (but not undone) after a while. This is annoying.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-07-07, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,007
Posted By c64
is that the right placement for the brake lever...

is that the right placement for the brake lever hoods?
I could be wrong on this, but it might be a bit uncomfortable.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-05-07, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 784
Posted By c64
all gone

all gone
Forum: Road Cycling 09-05-07, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 784
Posted By c64
bump, because they're up right now

bump, because they're up right now
Forum: Road Cycling 08-30-07, 10:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,881
Posted By c64
I used to wear gloves only while on my roadie, on...

I used to wear gloves only while on my roadie, on rides of longer than 30 miles or so (past the one water bottle mark). I started wearing them religiously when I noticed that my co-worker has hands...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-29-07, 04:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 841
Posted By c64
I have these on my old road bike. They're not bad...

I have these on my old road bike. They're not bad and pretty light, but they do flex a bit so pedaling while trying to get your bottle back in the cage takes a bit of practice. I'd move them to my...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-22-07, 12:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,113
Posted By c64
I ride in that not-cold-enough for jacket...

I ride in that not-cold-enough for jacket not-warm-enough for short sleeves weather in a long sleeve smartwool base layer and a sleeveless Hind jersey that cost me $24. solves both problems.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-11-07, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 781
Posted By c64
Gunnar Crosshairs or Sport FTW!

Gunnar Crosshairs or Sport FTW!
Forum: Road Cycling 08-10-07, 05:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,910
Posted By c64
find a shop that has a repair section that looks...

find a shop that has a repair section that looks like they work on older stuff. Have them tune it up. If you can see that they're working on 15 year old bikes, you can be sure that they won't try to...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-03-07, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By c64
not for '07. I hope that will be the case in a...

not for '07. I hope that will be the case in a couple years, because the Comp Triple I have flexes like a mother. Makes me wish I had gone Centaur UT Ct .
Forum: Road Cycling 07-17-07, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,619
Posted By c64
I like Kinesys. It seems expensive, but a bottle...

I like Kinesys. It seems expensive, but a bottle goes a long way and it's not greasy at all.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-17-07, 06:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,479
Posted By c64
and a proper fit.. it might be the angle, but it...

and a proper fit.. it might be the angle, but it seems to be pointing to the floor.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-16-07, 10:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,507
Posted By c64
Anyone know of a place with a good deal on the X2?

Anyone know of a place with a good deal on the X2?
Forum: Road Cycling 07-15-07, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By c64
do you keep your rims and (possibly more...

do you keep your rims and (possibly more importantly) brake pads clean? Pads can be easily overlooked, since you can't see them easily.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-07-07, 01:29 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,481
Posted By c64
Favorite: Team Wordperfect Least Favorite:...

Favorite:
Team Wordperfect

Least Favorite:
Team Discovery
Forum: Road Cycling 06-29-07, 06:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,336
Posted By c64
You can get one, if you're willing to spend a...

You can get one, if you're willing to spend a pretty penny. (http://www.rohloff.de/en/products/speedhub/index.html)

You've got to be creative to get it on a bike with drop bars though...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-26-07, 12:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,351
Posted By c64
1) I assume you're already using a paper towel....

1) I assume you're already using a paper towel. My rim cleaning protocol is as follows:
1. Wipe with dry paper towel
2. Wipe with wet (with water) paper towel
3. dry paper towl again
(If gunk...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-20-07, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,120
Posted By c64
How can something meant to keep something from...

How can something meant to keep something from being stained sound so dirrrty?
(hint: transpose the first two syllables. ie: ___ flourithane)
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