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Forum: Road Cycling 04-22-12, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,729
Posted By xdrmusclex
A new contender: Cinelli Spirit with a Ouzo pro...

A new contender: Cinelli Spirit with a Ouzo pro fork for $500, very tempting!
Forum: Road Cycling 04-22-12, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,729
Posted By xdrmusclex
Ridley Gladius on Nashbar SUPER Cheap?

i NEED a new frame, mine is just waay to small for me:
http://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af339/xdrmusclex/IanRacing.jpg
it is technically a large with a 56ish top tube, but it feels and looks...
Forum: Great Lakes Rides and Events 02-25-12, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By xdrmusclex
Gapers Block Crits- Chicago!

http://i1021.photobucket.com/albums/af339/xdrmusclex/gapersblock.jpg

Gapers Block Crits- Brought to you by Half Acre Cycling (Chicago). This is a great series where you can get alot of upgrade...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 11-01-11, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,452
Posted By xdrmusclex
I use FSA omega compact road bars on the track (i...

I use FSA omega compact road bars on the track (i ride a Fuji track pro). They have a really really shallow drop (35mm i believe), but a pretty short reach. I use the same bars on my road bike(but...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-05-11, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By xdrmusclex
not to mention track racing? and...

not to mention track racing?

and this!:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIwMGkqa6Sw
Forum: Road Cycling 05-03-11, 04:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By xdrmusclex
why whay? not riding in the wet? If you get it...

why whay? not riding in the wet? If you get it wet, it will deform, get way too soft and be totally ruined

get a rain cover for it and carry it at all times....
Forum: Road Cycling 05-02-11, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By xdrmusclex
lots of adjusting, you might need a setback...

lots of adjusting, you might need a setback seatpost to get the right fit (if you dont already have one). use good shorts and Chamois butter of some sort until it gets broken in. be patient. Apply...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-02-11, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By xdrmusclex
more specific question: Does anyone know about...

more specific question: Does anyone know about availability of these saddles. The bikerumors site says 3-4 weeks...

also, I am debating between an Antares or Aliante, the arione was ok comfy for...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-02-11, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By xdrmusclex
WHITE Fizik Versus saddles?

Anyone have any insight on these?
http://www.bikerumor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/BAF23FB8-A150-4E38-8A54-9281A2005F383.jpg

Bikerumor.com seems to be the only source I have seen about the...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-28-11, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,887
Posted By xdrmusclex
you beat me to it! Who the f needs installation...

you beat me to it! Who the f needs installation of wheels?! I can understand things like a spoke or cables, but wheels?

Step 1) put on bike
step 2) close quick release
Forum: Road Cycling 03-19-11, 03:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,739
Posted By xdrmusclex
Wait... I dont get this, if the wind was blowing...

Wait... I dont get this, if the wind was blowing so hard, why would riding 6 abreast help you at all? Wouldn't being in a paceline be a much better idea?
Forum: Road Cycling 03-17-11, 05:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By xdrmusclex
Ha, yes, i meant "26.8" Im going to contact...

Ha, yes, i meant "26.8"
Im going to contact independent fabricaitons and see what they say. It says quite explicitly on their website the warranty is non-transferable, but maybe they can do a...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-16-11, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By xdrmusclex
new Used Independent Fabrications frame, problems?

So a few months back I bought an Indy Fab Steel Crown Jewel from a friend for a great price ($100) knowing it had a few flaws. So i need your advice on these flaws

1) The person who originally...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-08-11, 07:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,225
Posted By xdrmusclex
it happened on Classon ave btwn park and...

it happened on Classon ave btwn park and Flushing, then he gave me a hard time when I got onto Kent (getting ready to cross to the bike lane)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-08-11, 06:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,225
Posted By xdrmusclex
I lived in IL for about 4 months last year, I...

I lived in IL for about 4 months last year, I just never got around to changing it back.

As I learned in Drivers Ed (so long ago) any regular street is considered a "highway" what we consider...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-08-11, 04:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,225
Posted By xdrmusclex
Ticket for riding...on the street in NYC?!

I was riding home from work today when an undercover cop pulls up next to me and tells me (in a pleasant tone of course, and without showing me ID until i asked who the hell he was) he is going to...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-15-11, 05:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,161
Posted By xdrmusclex
190045 vincero magnetic water bottle to solve the...

190045 vincero magnetic water bottle to solve the bottle/cage too tight dillemma (there is no cage!)
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Forum: Road Cycling 02-13-11, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By xdrmusclex
Speaking from experience with nasbar pedals ...

Speaking from experience with nasbar pedals

I had a set of Spd pedals from nashbar for about 13 years with minimal problems and I rode the hell out of them. I eventually had to replace them...
Forum: Northeast 02-12-11, 03:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By xdrmusclex
manhattan/brooklyn to Piermont tomorrow anyone?

Id like to do the manhattan (Im comming from brooklyn) to piermont ride up 9w tomorrow (it is supposed to be at least 40 degrees!) Anyone in? Also, if you have done this ride recently, please...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-12-11, 12:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By xdrmusclex
Group ride: Brooklyn to Piermont

Anyone doing a group ride from Brooklyn/manhattan to piermont this weekend? I'm thinking about doing this ride tomorrow, it is supposed to be 40 degrees. Any links to NYC cycling clubs would be...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-10-11, 05:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,640
Posted By xdrmusclex
1998 Honda Civic Hatch (198,000 miles) vs....

1998 Honda Civic Hatch (198,000 miles) vs. Independent Fabrications steel Crown Jewel (not built up yet, but just the frame is worth more than my car)
Forum: Road Cycling 02-09-11, 05:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By xdrmusclex
For comparison to another Crown Jewel, here is a...

For comparison to another Crown Jewel, here is a pic of one that has the same chainstays and downtube cable bosses as mine (they are on the headtube in this case)
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Forum: Road Cycling 02-08-11, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By xdrmusclex
Hi, thanks everyone. to answer a few questions:...

Hi, thanks everyone.
to answer a few questions:
1) there is no seat post clamp because it could not be found in my friends messy (bike filled) apartment, so I'll have to get another.
2) I am 99.9%...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-08-11, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By xdrmusclex
my new Independent Fabrications build!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I am building a IF Crown Jewel (Steel) I just got from a friend. The build will take a few months if I decide to buy new parts. The frame is quite stunning and LIGHT for a steel frame. The best...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-05-11, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By xdrmusclex
grease to where the chainrings meet the crank,...

grease to where the chainrings meet the crank, grease on all the threads of the chainring bolts. IT depends what type of crank you have on whether or not you put grease on the crank/BB interface...
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