Advertise on Bikeforums.net



Search:

Type: Posts; User: LBIkid; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 1.40 seconds.

  1. Redline Monocog, SE bikes and Nashbar 29er should...

    Redline Monocog, SE bikes and Nashbar 29er should all be below $550, but are also SS.

    As for geared, GT Peace 9r on closeout from Performance, or maybe their Access 9.5 complete with a sale...
  2. Thread: GT Peace Tour?

    by LBIkid
    Replies
    6
    Views
    1,008

    I did a Google search on it and only came up with...

    I did a Google search on it and only came up with Down Cycles at a price of $849. That seems high to me if you'd have to replace hubs, rims, shifters, etc. to be dependable on a long tour. What...
  3. Thread: GT Peace Tour?

    by LBIkid
    Replies
    6
    Views
    1,008

    GT Peace Tour?

    Has anyone seen, heard of, or otherwise ridden the new GT Peace Tour? I noticed it as a new offering for 2010 on GTs website. The frame looks decent, made with Reynolds 520 and eyelets/braze-ons...
  4. Replies
    12
    Views
    842

    What he said. Tora + Avid trumps the Pilot +...

    What he said. Tora + Avid trumps the Pilot + ProMax any day. Plus, like you said, you ride around town alot and do not need full sus.
  5. Thread: Trade Thread

    by LBIkid
    Replies
    172
    Views
    17,369

    Sticky: Things I have: LX front derailleur (28.6mm...

    Things I have:

    LX front derailleur (28.6mm high clamp, bottom pull)
    LX front derailleur (31.8mm high clamp, bottom pull)
    (2) Brand new WTB Moto (or Mutano, I forget which ones) Raptor tires (29"...
  6. Replies
    6
    Views
    415

    I ride a CC as my road/town bike. Its a 54. For...

    I ride a CC as my road/town bike. Its a 54. For reference, I'm 5'9" with a 29-30" pants inseam (not riding inseam). Although I didn't do a formal fit test and rolled the dice, the 54cm CC fits me...
  7. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,209

    I started my Cross Check out with a flat bar, but...

    I started my Cross Check out with a flat bar, but wanted more hand positions. So I got a set of Ergons w/attached bar ends, but the bar end part was too small for my big mitts. I ended up grabbing...
  8. Replies
    3
    Views
    130

    No, I don't think the rings are bent. The...

    No, I don't think the rings are bent.

    The chain line may be a good place for me to look. Otherwise, I guess its a new FD?
  9. Replies
    3
    Views
    130

    FD/crankset/chain compatibility on a CX

    I recently had my LBS swap out an LX touring triple (48-36-26) with an Elita Cross double (48-34). Like the new crank, but the bike doesn't shift as well anymore. My current set-up is:

    Elita 10...
  10. Replies
    1
    Views
    156

    What parts do I need to...

    ...change out my 9-speed Shimano LX touring crankset (48-38-28) with a 10-speed Truvativ Elita cross crankset (48-34). Both are external bearing cranks. Will I need to put 9 speed chainrings on the...
  11. Replies
    1
    Views
    113

    Rapid fire shifters and disc brakes

    I have a set of XT rapidfire Mega 9 shifter/brake levers that I bought a couple of years ago for a project bike. They never made it on that bike and now I'm thinking about putting them on my 2006...
  12. Replies
    4
    Views
    174

    Disc brake/shifter compatibility

    I have a set of XT rapidfire Mega 9 shifter/brake levers that I bought a couple of years ago for a project bike. They never made it on that bike and now I'm thinking about putting them on my 2006...
  13. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,207

    I built up a X-check last year and had a heck of...

    I built up a X-check last year and had a heck of a time choosing the right bar/shifter combo. In fact, I ended up tweaking it a bit after it was built. The final product consists of an old school...
  14. Replies
    6
    Views
    307

    yeah, i have an XT RD with dura ace thumbs on my...

    yeah, i have an XT RD with dura ace thumbs on my CC. works fine. not sure about the sram stuff though. i tend to stick with shimano.
  15. Replies
    4
    Views
    424

    Are you looking for road riding or tow-path...

    Are you looking for road riding or tow-path riding? If you have access to a car, you can head out 202 west to Lambertville and ride along the Dealaware River canal path. Ride north from...
  16. Replies
    18
    Views
    525

    I rode yesterday too...my first year riding in...

    I rode yesterday too...my first year riding in this event. The entry price was a little high, but I guess it goes to a good cause. The primary rest stop was setup really nice with lots of food...
  17. Replies
    8
    Views
    401

    That build sounds alot like mine, except replace...

    That build sounds alot like mine, except replace the KM with a Cross Check frame. The one thing I did different was to buy bar end shifters, rather than brifters because they give me more...
  18. Replies
    9
    Views
    431

    I guess I'll tackle this one... You're...

    I guess I'll tackle this one...

    You're looking at 2 different measurements and assuming that they are one in the same.

    18" is the size of the frame, typically measured from the center of the...
  19. Replies
    6
    Views
    183

    Provided that you don't plan on parking in a car...

    Provided that you don't plan on parking in a car wash, you'll be fine. Mountain bikes are made to get wet and muddy. I wouldn't leave it on the side of my house for 2 years, but a trip on the back...
  20. Replies
    2
    Views
    262

    That's a pretty good bike to start with. Good...

    That's a pretty good bike to start with. Good mix of components, reputable company, good frame material. I had considered one for a while, but decided that the geometry didn't fit me too well...
  21. Replies
    7
    Views
    805

    I have a similar setup on my Crosscheck. I...

    I have a similar setup on my Crosscheck. I ordered a pair of generic brake levers from bike island (advertisement along the right side of this page). I sent them an e-mail and they replied with...
  22. Replies
    8
    Views
    531

    Poll: I haven't seen any of the reviews (where are...

    I haven't seen any of the reviews (where are they?), but I've taken a look at the specs and it seems worthy of a first try with a 29er. You can't touch a similarly speced geared 29er for that price....
  23. Replies
    2
    Views
    131

    Anyone ride a KHS soft tail?

    I've been looking to upgrade from my '98 Trek 8000 and was originally only looking at hardtails, but a used KHS Team ST recently caught my eye. Much of my riding is done on typical easy coast...
  24. Replies
    4
    Views
    215

    It depends on the specific bike and how you want...

    It depends on the specific bike and how you want it to fit. I'd guess an 18" would be good for the inseam you list, but you'd really have to get on a few and try it out. I have ~30" inseam and like...
  25. Replies
    28
    Views
    705

    42 mph at Iron Hill in Delaware. Real steep...

    42 mph at Iron Hill in Delaware. Real steep bowl. Did it when I was in college and probably wouldn't have the nuts to do it again.
Results 1 to 25 of 114
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4