Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   >

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 2.65 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Barrettscv
Forum: Great Lakes 07-27-16, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Barrettscv
You should have no trouble with either Clement...

You should have no trouble with either Clement tire if you stay in Lake County. The gravel is hardpack and very firm in 98% of the trail unless the river has flooded the trail. The surface can become...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-24-16, 08:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,188
Posted By Barrettscv
Some riders like producing power at a slower...

Some riders like producing power at a slower cadence more than others. It takes a certain amount of deliberate training to spin smoothly at a fast cadence. Very few recreational cyclist produce...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-20-16, 01:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,290
Posted By Barrettscv
I have almost completely eliminated typical...

I have almost completely eliminated typical suburban and urban roads from my cycling. I'm using bike paths and quiet rural roads for 95% of my riding now. I'm fortunate that my area provides safe...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-19-16, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By Barrettscv
I am unimpressed with the Small Block 8. It's...

I am unimpressed with the Small Block 8. It's best on dry singletrack but slow on pavement and not grippy enough on damp surfaces.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-16, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By Barrettscv
I vote for the Lemond. It would not only look...

I vote for the Lemond. It would not only look good, it will look better than the existing crankset and group. Most of a bikes ride quality is a product of tire and rim choices.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-16, 07:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 581
Posted By Barrettscv
Beautiful bike. I also recommend a new, modern...

Beautiful bike. I also recommend a new, modern chain and a Shimano or Suntour freewheel. If that doesn't satisfy you, purchase a 1980ish Super Record rear derailleur. It won't match the performance...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-18-16, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By Barrettscv
Great cycling and a fun video! Thanks for sharing.

Great cycling and a fun video! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 07-18-16, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By Barrettscv
WTB: Dura Ace 740X Crankset

I'm looking for a 175mm or 172.5mm Dura Ace Crankset for 7 or 8 speed. Must have 53 & 39t chainrings and be in very good or excellent overall condition Must include the dust caps. Please see the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-15-16, 04:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 882
Posted By Barrettscv
Purchasing used wheelsets sight-unseen is risky....

Purchasing used wheelsets sight-unseen is risky. I've had sets that are like-new or totally useless. Purchasing in person is better, but not fool-proof.

These are inexpensive and well made: ...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-08-16, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By Barrettscv
It's less than a block away.

It's less than a block away.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-08-16, 12:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By Barrettscv
Since its a small group, please start at 832...

Since its a small group, please start at 832 Madison Ave, Edwardsville Il. 62025. Please arrive at 10:00AM Sunday. We will depart at 10:15.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-06-16, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 584
Posted By Barrettscv
Welcome to Bikeforums. Mine is a 1971. It...

Welcome to Bikeforums.

Mine is a 1971. It looks like the one in the advert, but I can't verify your exact year and model without better pictures.
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-06-16, 11:37 AM
Replies: 35,960
Views: 3,680,680
Posted By Barrettscv
Tandem Paramount for $400!?!?! ...

Tandem Paramount for $400!?!?!

https://boston.craigslist.org/nos/bik/5665111345.html
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-05-16, 08:28 PM
Replies: 35,960
Views: 3,680,680
Posted By Barrettscv
I had A Trek 400 wirh Reynolds 531tubing on the...

I had A Trek 400 wirh Reynolds 531tubing on the main triangle. A very nice ride.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-05-16, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By Barrettscv
I've been told that the recommend weight limit is...

I've been told that the recommend weight limit is 240lbs.

Any other users with opinions?
Forum: Road Cycling 07-04-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By Barrettscv
Campagnolo Khamsin ASY CX wheelset, any opinions?

I'm considering the Campagnolo Khamsin ASY CX wheelset for a roadbike. I'm a 220 recreational cyclist. These wheels won't see any unusually demanding use, just riding for fitness and the occasional...
Forum: Commuting 07-03-16, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By Barrettscv
This is the clincher version of a tire that is...

This is the clincher version of a tire that is popular at the Parigi-Roubaix;
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-03-16, 11:03 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,187
Posted By Barrettscv
+1 Most sought after is entirely different...

+1

Most sought after is entirely different than most valuable or most unique.

I separate bikes into five groups;

1) Mass market
2) Distinctive (Cyclocross, Mixte, Touring, some Mountain...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-03-16, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By Barrettscv
A lighter saddle and wheelset could reduce weight...

A lighter saddle and wheelset could reduce weight significantly. The Volpe is a sports/touring model built for toughness. Many of those components are excessively heavy and built for loaded touring....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-03-16, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By Barrettscv
Welcome to bike forums! Rust can be a deal...

Welcome to bike forums!

Rust can be a deal breaker, but not always. I would avoid a bike with rust unless the rust is very localized and superficial. The rest of the bike would need to be in very...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-02-16, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 351
Posted By Barrettscv
Congrats Bill, and many more years of happiness...

Congrats Bill, and many more years of happiness to both of you.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-01-16, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By Barrettscv
I have Kendra Small Block 1.9 tires on one bike...

I have Kendra Small Block 1.9 tires on one bike and I've used 700x40 Schwalbe tires on the same bike. The 1.9 tires have a serious performance advantage on singletrack and dirt, while being much...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-30-16, 01:41 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,994
Posted By Barrettscv
It's difficult to generalize. I have a...

It's difficult to generalize.

I have a Pinarello, Colnago and Simoncini. The Colnago Nuovo Mexico was a lucky find and the least expensive to purchase. It is a special bike to own and ride. The...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-30-16, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By Barrettscv
Campagnolo hubs that will accept a 9 speed cassettes

What Campagnolo hubs will take 9 speed cassette? I'm looking for a silver 32 hole low flange. I can find Chorus 8 speed hubs at reasonable prices. Will these take 9 speed cassettes?
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 06-27-16, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By Barrettscv
Dibs on shifters and front derailleur, payment...

Dibs on shifters and front derailleur, payment sent.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:31 AM.