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Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 08-08-12, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,891
Posted By lbear
I ended up going with the Brooks (I went with the...

I ended up going with the Brooks (I went with the one I know). Although the Selle An-Atomica sound good.
I have found the Velo Orange Grand Cru seatpost (long setback) fixes any issues with setback...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-16-12, 10:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,266
Posted By lbear
I started at age 50. I have gone from 285 lb to...

I started at age 50. I have gone from 285 lb to 168 lb. I started at a tight 48" I am a loose 34".
Forum: Road Cycling 06-26-12, 11:02 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 26,933
Posted By lbear
322 votes foe 109 different saddles thats a lot...

322 votes foe 109 different saddles thats a lot of different shapes out there.
Forum: Touring 06-25-12, 12:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 25,550
Posted By lbear
If Surly Cross Check is on the list, how about...

If Surly Cross Check is on the list, how about Soma Double Cross?
Forum: Road Cycling 06-24-12, 11:57 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 26,933
Posted By lbear
I added the last few saddles to the list. Please...

I added the last few saddles to the list. Please copy paste and add your saddles yourself to the list.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-24-12, 11:53 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 26,933
Posted By lbear
Bianchi 1 Bontrager R 1 Bontrager RL 5 ...

Bianchi 1
Bontrager R 1
Bontrager RL 5
Bontrager RXL 2
Brooks B17 24
B17 Imperial 1
Brooks B17 Champion 1
Brooks B17N 1
Brooks B67 1
Brooks Professional 2
Forum: Road Cycling 06-24-12, 04:16 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 26,933
Posted By lbear
Remember to Copy, paste add your saddle and post.

Remember to Copy, paste add your saddle and post.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-24-12, 04:15 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 26,933
Posted By lbear
Bianchi 1 Bontrager R 1 Bontrager RL 5 ...

Bianchi 1
Bontrager R 1
Bontrager RL 5
Bontrager RXL 2
Brooks B17 22
Brooks B17 Champion 1
Brooks B17N 1
Brooks B67 1
Brooks Professional 2
Brooks Swallow 2
Forum: Road Cycling 06-24-12, 04:02 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 26,933
Posted By lbear
Bianchi 1 Bontrager R 1 Bontrager RL 5 ...

Bianchi 1
Bontrager R 1
Bontrager RL 5
Bontrager RXL 2
Brooks B17 22
Brooks B17 Champion 1
Brooks B17N 1
Brooks B67 1
Brooks Professional 2
Brooks Swallow 2
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-24-12, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By lbear
Check out the Soma line of frames. Very much like...

Check out the Soma line of frames. Very much like Surly 1/2 lb lighter.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-24-12, 12:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,951
Posted By lbear
I also got a long setback seatpost for my Brooks...

I also got a long setback seatpost for my Brooks from them. I think it works great Two screws allow micro adjustments. Finish seemed nice. All their products have a "Look". Not the lightest stuff.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-23-12, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By lbear
I can not comment to much on the bike, it seems...

I can not comment to much on the bike, it seems like a good first bike. The front suspension and over sized tires will seem like extra weight as a "road" bike. The most important thing is are you...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 06-22-12, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,891
Posted By lbear
Ok, how about experience with just Selle...

Ok, how about experience with just Selle An-Atomica?
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 06-22-12, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,891
Posted By lbear
Brooks B17 vs Selle An-Atomica

I have a B17 and thinking of getting another one. But I have heard good things about the Selle An-Atomica. Which seems to address the slight faults of the B17.(which is otherwise perfect) Short rails...
Forum: Commuting 05-15-12, 06:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,016
Posted By lbear
Here is my Cream with black trim version. ...

Here is my Cream with black trim version.
http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e156/rrost54/Soma%20II/100_1928.jpg
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-28-11, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,200
Posted By lbear
Super, thanks for the help.

Super, thanks for the help.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-28-11, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,200
Posted By lbear
So you use a "9 speed" rear derailleur with a ...

So you use a "9 speed" rear derailleur with a ten speed cassette??
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-28-11, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,200
Posted By lbear
Sorry bad math.

Sorry bad math.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-28-11, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,200
Posted By lbear
So your 5700 works on a 12-32? Shimano says...

So your 5700 works on a 12-32? Shimano says Maximum is 28. I am building this for someone else. He had mention he might want to do some light touring. So I wanted to gear it for some vertical and...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-28-11, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,200
Posted By lbear
The Maximum Sprocket of the GS is only 28 like...

The Maximum Sprocket of the GS is only 28 like the SS. I need more Max Sprocket (34 or more)not more Total Capacity. The TC of a 12-34 with a compact crank (50-34)is only 28.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-28-11, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,200
Posted By lbear
105 STI with Shimano SLX rear Derailleur

I am building a Soma Double Cross with 105 STI and a compact double up front. I was going with a 12-27 10 speed cassette to begin with, since it will be a commuter. If I ever want to tour I thought...
Forum: Commuting 04-01-11, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,326
Posted By lbear
With rack and fenders. Fenders are Planet bike...

With rack and fenders. Fenders are Planet bike Cascadia's. The rack is a RackTime Addit , weight=652 gm rated to 30 kg.

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e156/rrost54/Soma%20II/100_1928.jpg
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Forum: Commuting 03-25-11, 01:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,028
Posted By lbear
What seat pack do you have on your Brooks B-17?

Pictures are welcome. I am shopping for smallish seat pack for my Honey colored Brooks B-17 special . My clip mounted Topeak is not going to work...so sell me on a new pack.

Room for co2, tools,...
Forum: Commuting 03-22-11, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,326
Posted By lbear
At first I wasn't to keen on the Ivory. But late...

At first I wasn't to keen on the Ivory. But late last year they came out with matching fork. I saw it next to a Honey colored Books special OMG they were made for each other.
The guys at Revolver...
Forum: Commuting 03-22-11, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,326
Posted By lbear
Barrettscv it was your build that started me...

Barrettscv it was your build that started me looking at Soma Double Cross. Thanks...
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