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Forum: Utility Cycling 11-19-13, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,076
Posted By zoro
I've had them for about 4 years. City riding when...

I've had them for about 4 years. City riding when the snow isn't present (otherwise I put on the cx tires). They are some of the most durable tires I've ever mounted. They still look like they could...
Forum: Commuting 11-06-11, 09:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,425
Posted By zoro
SlimRider, please stop saying Kona INC. Everybody...

SlimRider, please stop saying Kona INC. Everybody knows Kona is incorporated. Plus what's all the Jazz with Jamis? You affiliated with the company? And what's with that definition of mountain biking....
Forum: Touring 02-24-10, 10:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,596
Posted By zoro
OT a bit, but I have been using the MSR...

OT a bit, but I have been using the MSR Simmerlite for more than 4 years, including numerous bike trips, and it still works as a new one. The trick, which might kill it's versatility a bit, is that...
Forum: Touring 02-24-10, 10:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,596
Posted By zoro
OT a bit, but I have been using the MSR...

OT a bit, but I have been using the MSR Simmerlite for more than 4 years, including numerous bike trips, and it still works as a new one. The trick, which might kill it's versatility a bit, is that...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-21-10, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,521
Posted By zoro
"I just looked at $10 tire. They want $16 to...

"I just looked at $10 tire.
They want $16 to ship it."


Yes... admirable thinking here...
Forum: Touring 02-19-10, 12:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,913
Posted By zoro
Hmmm according to your statement, you do not have...

Hmmm according to your statement, you do not have a full XO gruppo...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-15-09, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 717
Posted By zoro
that bike is off the hinges!

that bike is off the hinges!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-10-09, 01:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,703
Posted By zoro
TS 2! Yes, it is a bit expensive, but it will...

TS 2! Yes, it is a bit expensive, but it will last, as others have said, a lifetime. You could always go with Hozan, DT Swiss or other, but the price will go up towards the 500 or 1000$ mark. Unless...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-07-09, 03:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,195
Posted By zoro
Errr, Campy Record?? Mine has been bomber...

Errr, Campy Record?? Mine has been bomber forever! In fact, all Campy headsets
Forum: Touring 07-04-09, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By zoro
SLX cranks are really nice and all, but aren't...

SLX cranks are really nice and all, but aren't they overkill for road touring? The new "Trekking" LX would have seem more appropriate although the chances of bending an SLX crankset are almost none!...
Forum: Touring 07-04-09, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,977
Posted By zoro
Does not make a significant difference since the...

Does not make a significant difference since the bike will be on the road or gravel roads most of the time. It makes a difference when it's used for MTB since the strenght factor varies from model to...
Forum: Touring 06-29-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,990
Posted By zoro
Pictures???!!!

Pictures???!!!
Forum: Touring 06-28-09, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 716
Posted By zoro
Ok, I want to clear up the fact that a Cross...

Ok, I want to clear up the fact that a Cross Check maybe not a good idea for touring. I've toured over 3000k fully loaded on my CrossCheck (I know, it's not THAT much, but still a proper distance to...
Forum: Touring 06-17-09, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,401
Posted By zoro
Great post with great bikes! Keep 'em coming!...

Great post with great bikes! Keep 'em coming! Would love to see pics from somebody with a complete Fargo to see how it looks in real life!
Forum: Touring 06-15-09, 08:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,323
Posted By zoro
This bikes screams for Paul's !! BTW, I think the...

This bikes screams for Paul's !! BTW, I think the first proposed build is really sweet, if you have the budget to throw it together!
...
Forum: Touring 06-15-09, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,401
Posted By zoro
Man... That bike just looks right. I mean...

Man... That bike just looks right. I mean WOW!:love:
Forum: Touring 05-28-09, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By zoro
Look, to be honest, I would write off the TRP...

Look, to be honest, I would write off the TRP EuroX. Why? I have them, and while they have decent power and killer looks, they are a BITC* to set up. You have to manual toe in the pads with brute...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-06-09, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,229
Views: 403,013
Posted By zoro
Gotta ask... ...

Gotta ask...


http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n267/Kustombyker/520done2.jpg


Do you have a short reach brake in the front and standard reach in the rear? I have a frameset that seems to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-06-09, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 724
Posted By zoro
May I ask what type of fenders you have on your...

May I ask what type of fenders you have on your Fuji? They look absolutely wonderful and practical too, as the front one comes way down.

Nice rack btw!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-04-09, 09:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,347
Posted By zoro
I have a pair of Shimano Tourney center pulls on...

I have a pair of Shimano Tourney center pulls on my city/commuting bike. They work great and their main strong point is modulation. They have an awsome feeling when you just want to slow down a tiny...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-31-09, 09:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,698
Posted By zoro
Locka, I just saw you decided to part ways with...

Locka, I just saw you decided to part ways with the Marinoni on CL. Good luck and I hope you get your 550 for it. Should go pretty fast, people seem to be all over those Noni's recently in Montreal....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-29-09, 11:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,698
Posted By zoro
Ok, that explains all! I mean if you plan...

Ok, that explains all!

I mean if you plan to do road rides in the summer time in the Montreal / Rive-Sud / Laval areas, then most def keep the 'Noni. If it's only for the city, you maybe want a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-29-09, 11:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,698
Posted By zoro
Yeah le Grand Cycle had me :twitchy: a couple...

Yeah le Grand Cycle had me :twitchy: a couple times too. They are really expensive, but at the same time, they have a couple of interesting brands on display. Guys are pretty cool too down there. But...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-29-09, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By zoro
Thanks for all the replies. I also think...

Thanks for all the replies.

I also think it's a design flaw due to the disc brakes (why in the world would you need disc brakes on a road bike not even intended for touring is beyond me, but it...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-29-09, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By zoro
Cracked frame?

So... I was doing a spring cleaning/overhauling on my friend's Brodie Dynamo (aluminium flat bar road disk bike) when I came across this:
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