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Forum: Road Bike Marketplace 01-04-06, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Homebrew
For trade: 175mm Dura Ace 7800 Crankset - lightly...

For trade: 175mm Dura Ace 7800 Crankset - lightly used w/ a few scuff marks

Wanted: 172.5mm Dura Ace 7803 triple Crankset - used if possible but new or other parts.

Thanks,

Sean
Forum: Road Cycling 02-13-05, 04:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By Homebrew
Mountains of Misery 2005

Hi all,

Just wanted to check and see if anyone here was planning on riding the MoM this year. Also, I'd like to hear from others who have ridden it in the past. I wonder if y'all have any tips...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-27-05, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,441
Posted By Homebrew
What qualities does a great road tire possess?

The below tires are on sale at Performance and seem like a good deal. I normally just buy what's on sale so I'm not really brand loyal and honestly don't know what makes a good tire good.

So, I...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-16-04, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By Homebrew
I too was out riding in the hills this weekend. I...

I too was out riding in the hills this weekend. I started in Sperryville, VA and climbed up to Thorton Gap on Skyline drive. It's a seven mile slog that just doesn't let up. BUT, upon my return I was...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-11-04, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By Homebrew
Telenick, How do I find a good...

Telenick,

How do I find a good anlignment/fitter type person? Both for bike and skiing.

I live in VA. Is there some sort of network you know of or anything like that. I don't even know what to...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-09-04, 04:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,760
Posted By Homebrew
I urge everyone to send OLN an email and refer to...

I urge everyone to send OLN an email and refer to the petition. Also, send them a letter!!! A real paper letter that will fill their headquarters and can't simply be deleted. The power of paper and a...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-05-04, 08:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,760
Posted By Homebrew
I've sent it to all my friends. Cycling ones and...

I've sent it to all my friends. Cycling ones and the uninformed as well. I hope we get some more.

#6848
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-09-04, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,632
Posted By Homebrew
Hi all, Well, I went home durning lunch and...

Hi all,

Well, I went home durning lunch and was able to remove the crank arms. I then set my sights on the BB and was unable to remove the drive side end of the BB. I removed the non-drive side by...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-09-04, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,632
Posted By Homebrew
Thanks BlastRadius! That makes sense. I'm...

Thanks BlastRadius!

That makes sense. I'm going to go home for lunch and pull the cranks off.

Now, is there a trick to getting the Bottom Bracket off?

HB
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-09-04, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,632
Posted By Homebrew
Crank removal problem

Hi all,

I have searched the net and this forum's archives but can't seem to find the info I need to help me remove an Ultegra crank.

The sitiuation is this:

Currently have an Ultegra Triple...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-25-03, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By Homebrew
Koffe, Milage is terribly small this year....

Koffe,

Milage is terribly small this year. Maybe 1000 miles since April. But that's the far end of the spectrum. Been trying to ride as much as I can with my local club for fast weeknight rides...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-24-03, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By Homebrew
Did I bonk or just cramp up too bad?

Hi all,

I did my first century of the season yesterday and felt really good until mile 88. As I was working my way up a hill my inner left thigh cramped up so bad that I had to immediately pull...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-16-03, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 829
Posted By Homebrew
Well, actually we rode through some pretty deep...

Well, actually we rode through some pretty deep water. I dont' think any of it was axle deep but it was very close. I know that the axles were getting sprayed with water very hard many times. Not to...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-13-03, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 829
Posted By Homebrew
Thanks guys. So I don't need to mess with...

Thanks guys.

So I don't need to mess with the hubs or head set?

Sean
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-13-03, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 829
Posted By Homebrew
What should I clean/lube/check after riding in a downpour for two hours?

Hi all,

Due to the stormy weather here in Virginia if you want to ride you take the chance of getting really wet. Well, last night on our club ride we got soaked.

I have a steel frame and all...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-20-03, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By Homebrew
Thanks for all you help Davet.

Thanks for all you help Davet.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-20-03, 12:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By Homebrew
Do I have to stick with a 12-x or can I go with...

Do I have to stick with a 12-x or can I go with an 11-x XT cassette. I thought I had read somewhere on Sheldon Brown's site that if you choose an 11T cog then you have to add an extra piece of...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-20-03, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By Homebrew
Davet, That's the answer I was looking for....

Davet,

That's the answer I was looking for. I just went over to my LBS and they said I could use my Ultegra Triple Rear Derailleur with an XT cassette. Ever try that?

Sean
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-20-03, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By Homebrew
Davet, Have you tried the XT cassette/XT...

Davet,

Have you tried the XT cassette/XT Rear derailleur setup? Can you tell any difference in shifting perfromance between the XT setup and say an Ultegra set up?


Sean
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-20-03, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By Homebrew
Steve, If that is the feather ajustment,...

Steve,

If that is the feather ajustment, then yes. I can do that.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-20-03, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By Homebrew
What do you mean by the feather adjustment? ...

What do you mean by the feather adjustment?

Is that the adjustment on the left shifter which allows you to move the front derailleur side to side just a hair without switching chain rings?

Sean
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-20-03, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By Homebrew
Michael, I'm very much thinking about a...

Michael,

I'm very much thinking about a Specialties TA Zypher Light crank set in a 48/34. This seems almost perfect. I'd be running a 12-27 cassette which would give me a low gear of 33.1 gear...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-20-03, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By Homebrew
FOG, I'm using a standard Ultegra triple BB....

FOG,

I'm using a standard Ultegra triple BB.

Has anyone ever put spacers at the top and bottom of a 9 speed Shimano Cassette to optimize chainline?

Basically i want to have the low gears...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-20-03, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By Homebrew
Does frame (road) geometry dictate whether your can run a double or a triple?

Hi all,

I have been reading all I can a debating whether or not to put my triple crankset back on my bike. I have a Jamis Eclipse. Yes, it's a racing bike and shouldn't need a triple. But, I...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-18-03, 08:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,452
Posted By Homebrew
I have been having this dilema for some time now....

I have been having this dilema for some time now. I currently have a double on my bike that I swapped in from a triple. It's all Ultegra and I have a 52/38 12-27. This set up provides me with good...
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