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Forum: Triathlon 01-07-11, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,526
Posted By TechJunkie
I'd get another road bike, first; it's far more...

I'd get another road bike, first; it's far more versatile than a tri specific bike. Training alone on my triathlon rig gets old after a while; it's frowned upon at the group rides to show up with a...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-25-10, 08:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,736
Posted By TechJunkie
Sapim CX-Ray FTW. No more random spoke problems...

Sapim CX-Ray FTW. No more random spoke problems even after you put on a few pounds.
Forum: Texas 01-24-10, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By TechJunkie
Try David Cheakas; he's a BF member and owner of...

Try David Cheakas; he's a BF member and owner of Southwest Frameworks in North Dallas. He really knows his vintage stuff. If he doesn't have the time to do it I bet he'll be able tell you who to go...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-22-10, 12:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,134
Posted By TechJunkie
Whatever you do, engrave it, etch it, put it on...

Whatever you do, engrave it, etch it, put it on something waterproof. After a GSW I received to the head when I was 15 everything, from head to toe, was soaked in blood. My paper Texas DL was...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-14-10, 11:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,942
Posted By TechJunkie
+1. It didn't take much time for my white SMP to...

+1. It didn't take much time for my white SMP to look like **** all the time. I even use white sneaker polish and it still looks gray in the grain.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-11-10, 08:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,420
Posted By TechJunkie
Since PCad hasn't chimed in, my 12 year old son...

Since PCad hasn't chimed in, my 12 year old son says HTFU.;) He rode yesterday when the high was 37F. We left the house before it got out of the twenties.



See, it can be done; my first winter...
Forum: Texas 12-28-09, 12:21 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 37,274
Posted By TechJunkie
The Cervelo is undergoing a Dura Ace and TT/Tri...

The Cervelo is undergoing a Dura Ace and TT/Tri retrofit.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-27-09, 08:41 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 24,615
Posted By TechJunkie
Allez Steel

While your'e right about it being nothing exotic, I totally love mine. The product of an American company, made from Italian Steel, welded in a Taiwanese factory. Throw in some American made wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-14-09, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By TechJunkie
Not a good price; bikes don't hold value well,...

Not a good price; bikes don't hold value well, and this one retailed for less than $800 brand new. In fact, you can still get an '09 Allez on closeout for $700-800 with the newest groupsets and...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-09-09, 05:37 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,132
Posted By TechJunkie
No Dr Pete yet in 5 pages?

No Dr Pete yet in 5 pages?
Forum: Texas 12-02-09, 09:23 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 37,274
Posted By TechJunkie
Here's a pic of me with my main road bike. I'll...

Here's a pic of me with my main road bike. I'll post some more with others when I take them.

http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/bb101/Matt01_album/DSC01760.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 11-23-09, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By TechJunkie
Not exactly sure all together, but it is slightly...

Not exactly sure all together, but it is slightly less than my old Cervelo, which weighed in at 20 lbs. Frame is 1490 grams, the wheels a little less than that at 1297g, and the fork was 470 uncut....
Forum: Road Cycling 11-23-09, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By TechJunkie
Finished Build

Finished my Frankenbike, an Allez Cro-mo that died from a busted head tube and fork, with parts stolen from the graves of other bikes and about $100 spent at Performance. Not the end all of bikes,...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-19-09, 09:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,987
Posted By TechJunkie
Damn, this place went down the tubes without that...

Damn, this place went down the tubes without that dynamic. I think it's time for a reunion.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-04-09, 12:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,098
Posted By TechJunkie
Now that's just riduculous. Mike, PM me for...

Now that's just riduculous.

Mike, PM me for my shipping info, I'll shill for ya! :D
Forum: Road Cycling 11-03-09, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By TechJunkie
Gunnar Roadie, used Specialized Allez (have one...

Gunnar Roadie, used Specialized Allez (have one and love it), Rock Mountain Solo ST, used Lemond Zurich
Forum: Foo 10-27-09, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By TechJunkie
Picked up the GOTY Edition a while back; finished...

Picked up the GOTY Edition a while back; finished the main quest, and knights of the nine, but not shivering isles. Funny that you mentioned this; my kid picked it up on Sunday and we're trying to...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-20-09, 02:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 642
Posted By TechJunkie
I like mine, they're not the best out there, but...

I like mine, they're not the best out there, but they definitely exceed the Performance Ultras, Canaris, and other bibs at the same price level.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-17-09, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By TechJunkie
Just buy the tubeless tires; it's not worth your...

Just buy the tubeless tires; it's not worth your life to save $100. I can't imagine I'd even enjoy a ride wondering if the tire is going to blow off in the middle of a corner.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-15-09, 05:30 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 16,450
Posted By TechJunkie
Actually, if I were to compare him to a movie...

Actually, if I were to compare him to a movie character it would be Jar-Jar Binks. God, I just read his blog- Ryanf and munitions; scariest **** ever.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-15-09, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 911
Posted By TechJunkie
Wow, this threads been open for 20 minutes with a...

Wow, this threads been open for 20 minutes with a title like that? Mods, you're getting slow in your old age.

IBTL
Forum: Road Cycling 10-08-09, 12:35 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,981
Posted By TechJunkie
Take it to a frame builder or reputable shop;...

Take it to a frame builder or reputable shop; don't let your safety be dependant on the advice from an internet forum.

Since it's in the top tube it doesn't take quite as much stress as other...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-05-09, 08:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,335
Posted By TechJunkie
1. 130mm 2. Red Demo Saddle for Sale there ...

1. 130mm
2. Red Demo Saddle for Sale there
http://www.theprosstuff.com/cart.cfm?cart_action=category_detail&category_guid=d36e4dae-65bf-d230-495f-b81712ae5f73
$20
Forum: Road Cycling 10-05-09, 06:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,335
Posted By TechJunkie
It's difficult to describe. The saddle contacts...

It's difficult to describe. The saddle contacts at a bit of an angle on the inside of the hip. The top doesn't have a flat surface on it. Took a couple of pics a few minutes ago, this one comes...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-05-09, 06:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,335
Posted By TechJunkie
From the literature in the box. Mine is actually...

From the literature in the box. Mine is actually 8mm down. Pretty close to level.

http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/bb101/Matt01_album/127.jpg
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