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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-11-12, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By shuffles
FYI, got it removed by hammering an M8 allen...

FYI, got it removed by hammering an M8 allen wrench socket into the stripped M6 slot.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-27-12, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By shuffles
Suggestions for removing an FSA Gossamer left crank retaining bolt

Allen socket stripped when I attempted to remove it, and I need to get the left arm off to re-do the bottom bracket.

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Bolt looks like this (though you...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-30-12, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By shuffles
Fork mounted cable hanger FTW.

Fork mounted cable hanger FTW.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-30-12, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By shuffles
I am 6' with a 32 pants inseam (34 cycling) and...

I am 6' with a 32 pants inseam (34 cycling) and had a Fuji 54cm Frame that was just way too small. I believe that the Fantom Cross frames are (or were) the same frame as the Fuji Cross comp/pro, so...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-21-12, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By shuffles
Ksyrium ES rim - can I do anything with it?

Howdy all,

Was recently given a Ksyrium ES rim and I am wondering if there is anything I can do with it. Do I have to build it with the ES hub and spokes, or can I pair it with anything else?
...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-07-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 77,795
Posted By shuffles
Update: Found a Redline Conquest Team frame, now...

Update: Found a Redline Conquest Team frame, now I just need to get rid of the Fuji.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-30-11, 03:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,976
Posted By shuffles
Somebody just read A Separate Peace.

Somebody just read A Separate Peace.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 11-10-11, 03:26 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 77,795
Posted By shuffles
Have: 2008 Fuji Cross Comp 54cm frameset. ...

Have: 2008 Fuji Cross Comp 54cm frameset. Lightly used, raced maybe five times. It's too small, so I'm looking for a 58cm frameset.

This frame is the really fast blue/white color combination.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 09-27-11, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,320
Posted By shuffles
Bring your bike and your kit with you, and get...

Bring your bike and your kit with you, and get there early. You can see others practicing and jump in on the practice. After doing a lap or two, you'll likely just register and race.

No sense in...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-13-11, 01:17 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,525
Posted By shuffles
Don't kid yourself; every ride is a race. Except...

Don't kid yourself; every ride is a race. Except when you're riding with your wife, but come to think of it, that's a race too.

When you get to the start, get near the front. You'll be able to...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-13-11, 10:22 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,618
Posted By shuffles
Things most everyone does more often than they...

Things most everyone does more often than they need to charge their DI2 battery:

check/top up tire pressure
wash bike
clean/oil chain
replace chain
charge headlight
replace batteries in...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-06-11, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,601
Views: 229,779
Posted By shuffles
http://i699.photobucket.com/albums/vv357/KISERBLAD...

http://i699.photobucket.com/albums/vv357/KISERBLADE22/w8-1_LG.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 08-15-11, 11:36 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,594
Posted By shuffles
Settle down Francis. Back on topic: how...

Settle down Francis.

Back on topic: how about multiple cog shifts? A triple option? Third party brifters with different switch actuation (e.g. move the whole lever to shift, or have the Campy...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-14-11, 02:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 744
Posted By shuffles
Most everyone's mom told them that if they don't...

Most everyone's mom told them that if they don't know what they're talking about, just stay quiet.

Your statement is totally incorrect. Steel is repairable (mostly). Carbon is definitely...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-28-11, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 399
Posted By shuffles
FYI. Got mine back about five weeks after...

FYI. Got mine back about five weeks after sending the recalled one in. I sent mine back to Geoman about a week after I got the form in the mail.

The new battery is clearly much better made, and...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 06-24-11, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By shuffles
I'm also looking at a similar bike: ...

I'm also looking at a similar bike: http://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/2455249346.html. Any comments on this one?

From what I can gather on BikePedia, this would be a 2003 frame, but none of...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-23-11, 11:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,094
Posted By shuffles
To me, 25 vs. 23 is a huge difference in ride...

To me, 25 vs. 23 is a huge difference in ride with the GP4000 tires. I'm 210, but the 25s just ride so much nicer and give a lot more confidence in cornering. The 23s were a much rougher ride. Of...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-07-11, 11:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,507
Posted By shuffles
Did it break at the Quicklink, or on a regular...

Did it break at the Quicklink, or on a regular link?

Hope you're feeling better soon.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-07-11, 10:59 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,690
Posted By shuffles
Now they've pulled it for some sort of copyright...

Now they've pulled it for some sort of copyright infringement. But you can Google an alternate source.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-26-11, 12:29 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 13,207
Posted By shuffles
Oh and test EVERY ONE of them after EVERY stage,...

Oh and test EVERY ONE of them after EVERY stage, and at least once every two weeks out of competition.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-26-11, 12:28 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 13,207
Posted By shuffles
I think three immediate steps are needed to...

I think three immediate steps are needed to continue to clean up and restore credibility to the sport:
- UCI Leadership needs a clean sweep: McQuaid out, and distance themselves from Verbruggen...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-24-11, 01:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,648
Posted By shuffles
I was drafting someone named Fred this morning,...

I was drafting someone named Fred this morning, and he's a dentist.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-11-11, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By shuffles
7400 series was 8-speed.

7400 series was 8-speed.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 01-20-11, 10:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,262
Posted By shuffles
How so? The document linked is titled "WADA 2009...

How so? The document linked is titled "WADA 2009 Out-of-Competition Testing Statistics". At the Tour de France at least, the overall leader and the stage winner are tested each day, along with at...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 01-19-11, 01:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,262
Posted By shuffles
This report is only for out of competition...

This report is only for out of competition testing. What about all the in-competition testing? If you're one of the race or stage leaders, you always get tested. So it's a tricky thing; if you...
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