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Forum: Fitting Your Bike 07-26-16, 09:53 PM
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Posted By xtc14
How do calculate the angles?

How do calculate the angles?
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 07-26-16, 09:42 PM
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Posted By xtc14
Motobecane LeChampion Ti SL Sizing Dilemma

Hello

I'm figuring out if I fit on a 56cm LeChampion Ti SL or on a 59cm.
I'm 6'1", 185cm to be precise.

2 Years ago I ordered a 60cm Super Strada which I felt I was overstretched on that bike....
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-19-14, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By xtc14
Niobium Steel Alloy

I came up today with a bike shop and frame builder here at Guadalajara, MX
At their facebook page they uploaded a picture of a Columbus Niobium Steel Alloy tube:...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-19-14, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 956
Posted By xtc14
Thanks for that bit of information Metacortex, so...

Thanks for that bit of information Metacortex, so it seems I got the last model of Cimarron.

A really nice ride, I love the feel of cromolly on the road. The frame is definitely a keeper.
Maybe...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-17-14, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 956
Posted By xtc14
Yes, the fork is not the original since the...

Yes, the fork is not the original since the mechanic only found the frame. He got a Diamondback fork, the axle to crown is around 420mm as you say that's why I get the clearance for the 700C tire....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-17-14, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,696
Posted By xtc14
It seems I have a Schwinn Cimarron too! Please...

It seems I have a Schwinn Cimarron too!
Please refer to this thread to find pictures!
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/933635-What-maker-did-this-hybrid-frame?postid=16497211
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-17-14, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 956
Posted By xtc14
Thanks for the replies so far. The wheels...

Thanks for the replies so far.

The wheels are 700C. The reason is that I got the frame since I wanted a bigger one and of cromoly. The mechanic transferred the parts from my aluminum hybrid to...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-10-14, 09:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,980
Posted By xtc14
Interesting you mention about the Adrenaline site...

Interesting you mention about the Adrenaline site although I don't think the cost-what you get ratio would be closer than the Motobecanes.
My budget is not that tight but I would prefer to just...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-10-14, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 956
Posted By xtc14
What maker did this hybrid frame?

Hello

I moved over my aluminum jittery ride hybrid frame for a more roomy and comfy Chromoly frame.
The mechanic says the frame was there gathering dust on a store facility and that it had Trek...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-10-14, 10:08 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,980
Posted By xtc14
rekmeyata, that's a real bummer. I hope...

rekmeyata, that's a real bummer.

I hope certainly in Spring they restock, I was tempted to get a Bianchi Vigorelly but the Le Champion SL is so much feather light and with better components.
In...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-03-14, 10:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,980
Posted By xtc14
I have contacted bikes direct support inquiring...

I have contacted bikes direct support inquiring about the due date to have the LeChampion TI SL and Chris responded they will be available in Spring, so I'm watching out the newsletter when they...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-30-14, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 511
Posted By xtc14
I have been suffering from sinus for the past 3...

I have been suffering from sinus for the past 3 months.
The way to alleviate it:

- Try to rest some time before getting better
- I use nasal wash using marine salt whole grain dissolved in...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-30-14, 03:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,724
Posted By xtc14
Possibly tires and saddle Depending on your...

Possibly tires and saddle

Depending on your bike, if your doing long distance get a comfy road bike. I tend to get tired with a hybrid, it is supposed to fare good at road cycling and off road but...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-30-14, 03:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,344
Posted By xtc14
Take a look around, I don't like using mirrors,...

Take a look around, I don't like using mirrors, could be a hazard just when you happen to be crashing down the road.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-30-14, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By xtc14
Ditto for the Road Morph, I use it on my hybrid,...

Ditto for the Road Morph, I use it on my hybrid, I don't need to pump up the PSI on those tyres (around 80-85 psi) or so, nice gauge and no failure as of now.
I probably should get a mini once I...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-30-14, 03:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,957
Posted By xtc14
I name them very generically, the "Red", "The...

I name them very generically, the "Red", "The Hybrid", "The chromoly"
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-30-14, 03:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 781
Posted By xtc14
I'd take the helmet any given day.

I'd take the helmet any given day.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-29-14, 02:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,980
Posted By xtc14
Hey akeelor...

Hey akeelor (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php/34376-akeelor)
I received your PM but cannot reply you back since I don't have PM capabilities as of now.
Could you please provide me your contacts...
Forum: Introductions 01-29-14, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By xtc14
Hi from Mexico

Hello, I'm 29 and I've been cycling since I was a kid. Lately I've been interested more in road cycling, but in the past I've been a Mountain biker and enjoyed the trails in the arid desert.
On the...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-28-14, 05:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,980
Posted By xtc14
Hi dfischer1 I've read your comment about...

Hi dfischer1

I've read your comment about you 59cm LeChampion Ti you got.
I'm 6'1", 33" inseam or so, very similar to you, my torso is longish than my legs, I'm debating whether I should go with...
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