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Forum: Touring 06-04-15, 08:51 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,332
Posted By davidmikesell
We're doing DC ---> Pitt in a week and a half. My...

We're doing DC ---> Pitt in a week and a half. My question is, should we get a map? Seems like the trail shouldn't be too hard to follow without one.

Here's our tentative itinerary.
day 1 - DC...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 04-13-15, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By davidmikesell
something interesting: Cannondale CAD 3 w/ Caramba Double Barrel and Avid Tri Align

I'm at the point with this bike where I'm wondering, should I sell it complete, or part it out.

Standard Parts:
Cannnondale CAD 3 frame
headshock fatty fork (works)
XT rear and LX front...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-17-14, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By davidmikesell
Sourcing M6 Cantilever studs for 90s Cannondale

I recently got a 90s cannondale tandem road bike. I had planned to install v brakes, and have run into a brick wall. I measured with my vernier caliper, and the holes for the (missing) studs are 6mm,...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 09-11-14, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,222
Posted By davidmikesell
I did dc to philly in may. I followed the...

I did dc to philly in may. I followed the adventure cycling map to a T and it was beautiful. It's the atlantic route, and dc to philadelphia is in the richmond to conshohocken section.
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-11-14, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By davidmikesell
Any info on forks? How's the lock out on the fox...

Any info on forks? How's the lock out on the fox vs the rock shox? Which one is more rigid?
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-09-14, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By davidmikesell
maybe keep your weight back, and think light!...

maybe keep your weight back, and think light! Lower psi helps as well.
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-09-14, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By davidmikesell
Help deciding on wheels and fork for new 29er

I finally picked up my Salsa El Mariachi frame, after years of waiting. Now I need help deciding on wheels and a fork!

I ride a lot of XC, and plan to do a fair amount of bikepacking and dirt...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-04-14, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By davidmikesell
Help Identifying 70s Bianchi Townie/Race bike with Nuovo Record!

So I picked up this Bianchi a while back, and I can't find much info on it. I was wondering if anyone knew anything.

Here's what I know.
-The frame was made in Italy, and is definitely a...
Forum: Touring 05-02-14, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By davidmikesell
Here's an update. We're starting in Durham, NC,...

Here's an update. We're starting in Durham, NC, which was not the original plan. So from Durham, we're going to Richmond, and following the ACA maps from Richmond to Conshohocken PA. From...
Forum: Touring 04-21-14, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By davidmikesell
all this info is perfect! In response, to...

all this info is perfect! In response, to spinnaker, I live in north florida, and have family in Maine. So that pretty much dictates the tour.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-20-14, 06:11 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 207,482
Posted By davidmikesell
can you give a "review" of the swift saddle bag...

can you give a "review" of the swift saddle bag plus the barman expedition? I was thinking about the exact same setup.
Forum: Touring 04-20-14, 05:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By davidmikesell
Route questions about east coast tour/Questions about ACA maps

Hi! I'm planning a tour right now from north florida to southeastern maine. I've got from fl to washington planned. From essentially richmond to philadelphia , and then from CT to maine, I want to...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 01-06-14, 06:53 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 207,482
Posted By davidmikesell
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How to...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-31-13, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 457,303
Posted By davidmikesell
Here's mine. I'm planning to get a pacenti sl23...

Here's mine. I'm planning to get a pacenti sl23 wheelset eventually to replace the mismatched wheels. The frame's too big but it's what I have.
http://i.imgur.com/IjXcYwl.jpg
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 12-31-13, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,063
Posted By davidmikesell
90s Klein Attitude Comp

Sadly, my Klein attitude comp doesn't get much use, due to it being small, so I think it's time to pass it on, but I can't figure out what it's worth. The frame is as close to perfect as a ridden...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-29-13, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 475,171
Posted By davidmikesell
It's not a road bike, but it's a ti that I ride...

It's not a road bike, but it's a ti that I ride on the road.
http://i.imgur.com/NewUGCH.jpg
Forum: Touring 07-07-13, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3,792
Views: 1,601,127
Posted By davidmikesell
the funny thing is, the frame came used with the...

the funny thing is, the frame came used with the sticker, and I happen to really like the band already. I lock this bike up around my university and i've never had an issue.

I really like the...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-06-13, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,129,830
Posted By davidmikesell
this thing is awesome

this thing is awesome
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-06-13, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,129,830
Posted By davidmikesell
After many many permutations, I give you what is...

After many many permutations, I give you what is potentially the nicest/most tricked out Raleigh M20 ever constructed.
http://i.imgur.com/3ZBKzYo.jpgIt's the perfect xc bike for the north florida...
Forum: Touring 07-06-13, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3,792
Views: 1,601,127
Posted By davidmikesell
Here's the bike in its unloaded, commuting form ...

Here's the bike in its unloaded, commuting form
http://i.imgur.com/D3kkghJ.jpg
and here it is on a recent tour through Georgia and Alabama.
http://i.imgur.com/qDbXuv8.jpg
here's the velospace...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-06-13, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,175
Posted By davidmikesell
Considering that we both have sturdy, reliable,...

Considering that we both have sturdy, reliable, and perfectly functioning bikes, it seems that this project will never come to fruition. I think that there are just too many compatibility issues with...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-04-13, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,175
Posted By davidmikesell
My question is, would the spindle of a french bb...

My question is, would the spindle of a french bb work with a normal square taper shimano crankset?
Forum: Touring 07-04-13, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By davidmikesell
I have ultegra bar end shifters on the bike. I...

I have ultegra bar end shifters on the bike. I read on Jan Heine's blog ( http://janheine.wordpress.com/2013/03/25/trouble-with-sti-triples/ ) that a normal shimano triple fd wouldn't work with a...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 07-03-13, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,175
Posted By davidmikesell
French Tandem Questions

My partner and I have long dreamed about owning a tandem, after we had a great time on a borrowed one. We have aspirations of ordering a santanna or Rodriguez in our size. Recently I found a 70s...
Forum: Touring 07-03-13, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By davidmikesell
Compact crankset FD question

I have the sugino xd-2 in 46/36/24 on my LHT, and the 9-speed deore front derailleur that I threw on it doesn't mesh well. I know this full and well now, after a tour through the foothills of the...
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