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Forum: Road Cycling 07-03-11, 03:22 PM
Replies: 92
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Posted By rufus
http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee159/rufus21_p...

http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee159/rufus21_photos/Hurricane%20Mountain%20Road%209-19-2007/IMG_0372s.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-03-11, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,736
Posted By rufus
1989, actually.

1989, actually.
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-27-10, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By rufus
Yeah, but I was a bit confuzzled, as this would...

Yeah, but I was a bit confuzzled, as this would be my first encounter with external bottom brackets. I wasn't sure just what you meant by spacers, and how they were used. Never realized they were...
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-26-10, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By rufus
Looking at this link from Sram, ...

Looking at this link from Sram,

http://www.sram.com/_media/techdocs/95-6115-006-000%20Rev%20C%20-%20MTB%20Cranksets.pdf

it appears I wouldn't need a new bottom bracket as you say. It looks as...
Forum: Mountain Biking 12-25-10, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By rufus
Gunnar Rockhound 29er frame, and then Bikesdirect for a parts loaner?

I'm kinda having the jones for a nice steel 29er hardtail, and have pretty much decided on the Gunnar Rockhound. Possibly a Niner MCR, but I like the idea of an American made steel frame.

So I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-28-10, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By rufus
"uuuuunnnnnnhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!"

"uuuuunnnnnnhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!"
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-07-10, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,100
Posted By rufus
for now.

for now.
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-04-10, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,351
Posted By rufus
If you haven't pulled the trigger yet, Colorado...

If you haven't pulled the trigger yet, Colorado Cyclist is blowing the CX 140 and MX 140 in selected sizes for $100. Maybe you'll get lucky ond they have your size.
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-31-10, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,351
Posted By rufus
I did my first cold weather ride in the new...

I did my first cold weather ride in the new Northwaves today, and must say I'm pretty impressed. Put in my Specialized insoles which took up a little bit of the space, and wore a single pair of...
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-28-10, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,351
Posted By rufus
From what I've read of the MX140's, they have no...

From what I've read of the MX140's, they have no extra insulation to speak of, just waterproof. Have you considered the Specialized Defroster? Also said to be not really warm enough for coldest...
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-28-10, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,073
Posted By rufus
Lakes.

Lakes.
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-28-10, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,351
Posted By rufus
Which boots? And it's hard to say. How many...

Which boots?

And it's hard to say. How many pairs of socks do you plan on wearing?

I just bought a new pair of Northwaves. I know they won't be really warm for me in the winter months, I have...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-26-10, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,135
Posted By rufus
Yeah, I think my '89 was around 23-24.5 pounds...

Yeah, I think my '89 was around 23-24.5 pounds before I added the fenders. Now it feels like 30.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-26-10, 10:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,789
Posted By rufus
Very nice shop space, but I'm also in awe of the...

Very nice shop space, but I'm also in awe of the number of parts and spare stuff collected over the years.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-06-10, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,527
Posted By rufus
Simple noob advice. If your legs are...

Simple noob advice.

If your legs are burning, you're in too big a gear. Shift down and spin

If you're out of breath, you're in too easy a gear, and spinning too fast. Gear up a bit and use your...
Forum: Winter Cycling 08-31-10, 06:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,455
Posted By rufus
I had a pair of Northwaves. Not warm enough for...

I had a pair of Northwaves. Not warm enough for this weenie.

Bought a pair of Lakes last year, and while I didn't wear them out in real cold weather, the times I did get out, they were a big...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-31-10, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By rufus
I bought the Adventure also, and like it pretty...

I bought the Adventure also, and like it pretty well so far. The lag in showing gradient is a bit annoying, but I guess all of them have this to some extent. Bought mine here...
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-21-10, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By rufus
2010 Fuel EX8 is 9 speed.

2010 Fuel EX8 is 9 speed.
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-23-10, 04:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 911
Posted By rufus
But are they extra-light?

But are they extra-light?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-10, 06:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 965
Posted By rufus
It is an '89. And in far better shape than mine.

It is an '89. And in far better shape than mine.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-10, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By rufus
It's cause the paramount had a carbon fork.

It's cause the paramount had a carbon fork.
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-14-10, 04:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,155
Posted By rufus
or if not from the ceiling, hang it in front of...

or if not from the ceiling, hang it in front of the window from the window casing.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-17-10, 05:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,459
Posted By rufus
Flecha.

Flecha.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-13-10, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,075
Posted By rufus
That's beautiful.

That's beautiful.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-13-10, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By rufus
Columbia '63 Special?

Neighbor picked up a Columbia balloon tire bike at an auction the other day for $10, and asked me to come over to help him a bit with putting a new chain on it. Not sure if the model is correct, but...
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