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Forum: Mountain Biking 03-25-13, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,909
Posted By k2krafty1
Thanks for clearing it up- makes more sense now....

Thanks for clearing it up- makes more sense now. I called FOX and they don't have any air sleeves for the older models. Looks like I'm out of luck. I know this might be going in uncharted waters but...
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-25-13, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,909
Posted By k2krafty1
Hey dminor thanks, I understand that it will give...

Hey dminor thanks, I understand that it will give the rear swing more room but I'm still a little confused, wouldn't that be based on the amount of travel the shock has? If you put a 1.25 travel...
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-25-13, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,909
Posted By k2krafty1
Possible rear suspension swap? Specialized stumpjumper FSR

Hello, I picked up a 2002 FSR comp for a really good price. Too good to be true! I later found that the seat post had caused a major dent in the air sleeve of the fox Float RL rear shock. The model...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-19-13, 11:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,480
Posted By k2krafty1
Done- Now ye' ol waiting game

Done- Now ye' ol waiting game
Forum: Road Cycling 02-19-13, 11:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,480
Posted By k2krafty1
Thanks dtrain, I guess i'll send that video over...

Thanks dtrain, I guess i'll send that video over to the shop too just in case. :/ Man, this sucks well hopefully will get this worked out before March. Warm weather is almost here
Forum: Road Cycling 02-19-13, 10:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,480
Posted By k2krafty1
Yea, not sure why he said that. Wasn't sure if...

Yea, not sure why he said that. Wasn't sure if wheels that aren't dished sit differently on hub. Why Do you think I should talk to focus direct instead? Yea I would but the seller is all the way on...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-19-13, 09:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,480
Posted By k2krafty1
Thanks for all the help everyone. The bike store...

Thanks for all the help everyone. The bike store where I purchased the bike asked that I send the bike back out there. I know this will be very costly argh.
In a last effort here is a video of the...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-19-13, 06:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,480
Posted By k2krafty1
Found this on a FOCUS issue. Is this what you...

Found this on a FOCUS issue. Is this what you mean Bianchi10? Would this cause a problem to the wheel?
http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=98758
Forum: Road Cycling 02-19-13, 06:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,480
Posted By k2krafty1
He didn't say that he in fact tried another wheel...

He didn't say that he in fact tried another wheel but I originally brought the bike in asking him to re-dish the wheel, thinking that was the problem. He said it needed a small true but the dish was...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-19-13, 05:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,480
Posted By k2krafty1
Do you guys have to really fine tune the wheel...

Do you guys have to really fine tune the wheel when you put it in the stays?
Forum: Road Cycling 02-19-13, 05:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,480
Posted By k2krafty1
Dang.. Well I am the original owner.. No, I dont...

Dang.. Well I am the original owner.. No, I dont have any other wheels to test :( Any other opinions?
Forum: Road Cycling 02-19-13, 05:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,480
Posted By k2krafty1
The wheel seems to be slightly skewed to the left...

The wheel seems to be slightly skewed to the left comparing to the seat tube. The bike mechanic thought either this was: a) the design, doesn't deal with this company b) when fabricating the frame...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-19-13, 02:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,480
Posted By k2krafty1
Thanks vw, visibly while I'm looking from the...

Thanks vw, visibly while I'm looking from the rear of the bike- straight on, the rear wheel/tire seems to hug the left side of the frame. There is more clearance on the right seat stay to the tire...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-19-13, 02:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,480
Posted By k2krafty1
Thanks abstract, fixed the posting. He is the LBS...

Thanks abstract, fixed the posting. He is the LBS mechanic. I'll post pics as soon as I pick up the bike. LowCel- yes, the mechanic re-seated the wheel in the frame and still has the "left favor"
Forum: Road Cycling 02-19-13, 01:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,480
Posted By k2krafty1
ATTN: Focus Bikes Izalco Pro

Hello, I am a newer owner of an Izalco Pro 4.0. I've been riding it happily for the past few months. I took time to detail it this past weekend. The first time I really went over everything. It seems...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-09-12, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,308
Posted By k2krafty1
I'll give it a try. Yea I have to really dedicate...

I'll give it a try. Yea I have to really dedicate some time to stretching something so simple but always feels like a burden.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-08-12, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,308
Posted By k2krafty1
Hahaha! Thanks much for all the help. I will be...

Hahaha! Thanks much for all the help. I will be sure to update- if I ever leave the saddle! Looking to purchase in the next week hopefully
Forum: Road Cycling 06-08-12, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,308
Posted By k2krafty1
Just saw your post- this thing is really neat!...

Just saw your post- this thing is really neat! Also have one for stem and handlebar. Very awesome tool. I think I'm getting somewhere finally. But as for my lower back pain I'm still confused too. I...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-08-12, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,308
Posted By k2krafty1
As for local dealers there aren't really any...

As for local dealers there aren't really any around. I just emailed FOCUS asking about the closest one.. Ok so the measurement of the seat tube center to top was at 60 and the measurement from center...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-08-12, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,308
Posted By k2krafty1
Current Fit Pictures.

I didnt even think about the head tube length. I did some reading it seems that for the pros short head tubes and long stems are desired. Some one else was saying this may just be a fad or macho...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-07-12, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,308
Posted By k2krafty1
Yes- it seems we are very similar in size. Do you...

Yes- it seems we are very similar in size. Do you ever get any lower back pain? The size for *---- Is that the imaginary "X" center where the stem clamps the handle bars? I will go check mine...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-07-12, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,308
Posted By k2krafty1
Thanks for the quick reply. I found out that my...

Thanks for the quick reply. I found out that my 1000 has a top tube of 58. Do you think that 1 CM will make a difference? It seems I might have to swap out stems again?
Forum: Road Cycling 06-07-12, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,308
Posted By k2krafty1
FOCUS bike sizing questions. Top tube sizing HeLp!

Hello,
Thanks for reading my thread. I have been a rider for quite some time. I have been riding a TREK 1000 for the past 4 years and upgraded the parts to Ultegra, wheelset, the works... I finally...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-15-10, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By k2krafty1
Thanks 10- I was looking to buy this frame, but...

Thanks 10- I was looking to buy this frame, but will just keep my options open. Just for reference it was a 2007 Scott Addict. After doing some researching I herd that that other people with that...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-14-10, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By k2krafty1
Crack in a carbon frame?

Does this look like a crack or just paint damage?

http://img.auctiva.com/imgdata/1/0/0/6/6/6/2/webimg/371537119_o.jpg
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