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  1. Thread: First Commuter

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    My personal favorite for commuting is a...

    My personal favorite for commuting is a cyclocross bike. I use my 2013 CAADX for commuting, light touring, and it has been my bike for 3 triathlons.
    It is more aggressive in geometry, aka racey,...
  2. Thread: First Commuter

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    Forgot to mention above the money factor as that...

    Forgot to mention above the money factor as that is important.

    -Bike Share: $75ish a year member ship?
    -Old ten speed: $250 used*
    -Specialized Sirrus: $599 new*
    -Lexa; $1,000 new*

    -You can...
  3. Thread: First Commuter

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    I currently commute 3ish miles from Stadium...

    I currently commute 3ish miles from Stadium Armory area to Metro center and ride a cyclocross bike. For me personally it depends on what your end goals are. If its strictly commuting/errand running...
  4. Bar end shifters and in-line barrel adjuster

    I am trying to set up my beater commuter bike and would like to use some cable housing that I cut but never used that has an inline barrel adjuster. Is this OK to use with bar end shifters. My only...
  5. Great I 'll grab the rear derailleur with the...

    Great I 'll grab the rear derailleur with the adjustment, its only a few dollars more. As far as crankset, as best as I can figure out its a Sake Ringyo(SR) Apex from the late 70's. The bike in...
  6. Quick parts compatibility question bar end shifters

    I picked up a set of dura ace 7900 bar end shifters for my commuter and want to make sure the rest of the parts i grab will work

    I was looking at the following

    Shimano Deore M592 SGS Shadow...
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    el cheapies by cst Amazon.com: CST - Cheng Shin...

    el cheapies by cst
    Amazon.com: CST - Cheng Shin Tire C-740 Road tire Wire Bead 700 x 23 All Blue: Sports & Outdoors

    although I actually have yet to get a puncture with them over the last 200ish...
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    89 Criterium BRC Carbon Fork Ultegra 6500...

    89 Criterium

    BRC Carbon Fork
    Ultegra 6500 bits
    Shimano 561 wheels

    http://i693.photobucket.com/albums/vv299/QSNelson/00M0M_a7g7XnxJDNo_600x450.jpg
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    Silca 2220 Schrader to Presta Adapter, Pump Parts...

    Silca 2220 Schrader to Presta Adapter, Pump Parts & Gauges
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    He's talking about one of these 369069 ...

    He's talking about one of these
    369069


    EDIT: Ahh wait I see what your saying, i think he got mixed up and was still referring to the pic above though.
    DOUBLE EDIT: Although they do make these...
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    huh, So I guess you really weren't kidding when...

    huh, So I guess you really weren't kidding when you said
  12. So other then having to replace the cable a...

    So other then having to replace the cable a little more often i should be fine?
  13. So what does the groove affect?

    So what does the groove affect?
  14. Awesome, those look great, the pods seem to be a...

    Awesome, those look great, the pods seem to be a cheaper solution then most of the bar end shifters i've seen on ebay.
  15. Rivendell shifter pod compatibility question

    According to their website most Shimano downtube shifters will work with the pods if you buy the additional spacer. My question is this only clamp on downtube shifters or will braze on ones work as...
  16. Thread: Bike Porn V2.0

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    Ahh ok, it makes sense with the bullhorns, I just...

    Ahh ok, it makes sense with the bullhorns, I just didn't understand how one would actually use those drops.
  17. Thread: Bike Porn V2.0

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    I don't understand how people ride these things.

    I don't understand how people ride these things.
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    Judging by that picture it looks like you've...

    Judging by that picture it looks like you've found "The Old Bike Shop" outside of Ballston/Claredon. That shop is amazing and the head shop mechanic Sway and owner Larry are amazing guys. I've bought...
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    Issue viewing forum with Google Chrome

    All of a sudden I am having issues viewing the forum using Google chrome. The menu bar at the top is squished all the way to the left and as you scroll down the page it follows you as you scroll....
  20. Some people have all the lucky eh? Great...

    Some people have all the lucky eh?


    Great find thumpic, that will turn out to be an amazing bike with new tubes/tires/chain and lots of elbow grease!
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    I'll shoot you a pm

    I'll shoot you a pm
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    Ya, if I recall everyone got an aluminum fork but...

    Ya, if I recall everyone got an aluminum fork but the sr400. Part of the wanting the carbon fork was also to just update the whole bike a bit, but based upon your guys suggestions I think I'm going...
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    haha its ok i'd have to source all these parts...

    haha its ok i'd have to source all these parts eventually anyways and now i know where to come looking for them. A carbon fork would be a nice addition to the bike is stiff as hell
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    Thanks for the info. I am trying to price out in...

    Thanks for the info. I am trying to price out in what order to start upgrading this thing and im torn between a new cf fork/headset/handlebar combo, or upgrading the groupset. It's pretty comforting...
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    That looks amazing, anymore pictures? I...

    That looks amazing, anymore pictures?



    I am, but unfortunately not until after the holidays. The pockets are a little light this time of year :(
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