Advertise on Bikeforums.net



Search:

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

Page 1 of 12 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 1.36 seconds.

  1. the "trail" version seems like more of a CX race...

    the "trail" version seems like more of a CX race bike while the Fantom is more of a do-all road/commute/tour/trail bike. look into "gravel grind" races, it would be a great bike for that kind of fun...
  2. Replies
    3
    Views
    540

    link does not work. what size is the frame and...

    link does not work. what size is the frame and how tall are you?
  3. seconded on the Fender Flute. two of my...

    seconded on the Fender Flute. two of my co-workers put those on their rigid mtb/ commuter bikes and they work great and look a lot better than a reflector bracket.
  4. Replies
    302
    Views
    48,614

    gettin Massacred 359343 148. about to start...

    gettin Massacred

    359343

    148. about to start boiling alive in that jacket.
  5. Replies
    302
    Views
    48,614

    I think there was a hired photographer near the...

    I think there was a hired photographer near the beginning of the race but I have not seen the photos yet.
  6. Replies
    302
    Views
    48,614

    TX Chainring Massacre- I had a blast. I rode...

    TX Chainring Massacre-

    I had a blast. I rode slowly.

    things I did right- brought enough food and water. set up my bike up pretty well.

    things I did wrong that really slowed me down: too much...
  7. Replies
    302
    Views
    48,614

    Ready for the Texas Chainring Massacre this...

    Ready for the Texas Chainring Massacre this weekend. Pake C'Mute with Velocity A23's, Conti 32mm X-Kings, fenders and frame bag.
    ...
  8. there is a subtle difference between a true...

    there is a subtle difference between a true cyclocross bike that is designed specifically for racing cyclocross, and a "gravel grinder," or "all road" or "adventure road" type of bike. Trek has the...
  9. Replies
    17
    Views
    423

    correction: getting something that looks...

    correction: getting something that looks period-correct on that bike will be difficult. if you just need it to function, a Tourney will probably work. if you want something similar to what's on...
  10. Replies
    17
    Views
    423

    if the derailleur is dead, it might be VRY...

    if the derailleur is dead, it might be VRY difficult to get a new one that will work. FYI
  11. what is the spacing on your IGH? a lot of the...

    what is the spacing on your IGH? a lot of the SS-specific frames have 120mm spacing, which is for a singlespeed/track hub.
  12. Replies
    22
    Views
    707

    manufacturers and the Barnett's manual are very...

    manufacturers and the Barnett's manual are very clear about dry-fitting ST cranks. I respect Mr. Brandt, but I will go with what the manufacturer and Barnett say to do. working at a bike shop means...
  13. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,072

    they will fit. I know because I took one off the...

    they will fit. I know because I took one off the floor and tried it.
  14. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,072

    so, to continue the automotive metaphor, I have a...

    so, to continue the automotive metaphor, I have a station wagon. what I am looking for is a fully functional Batmobile, and you suggest that I replace my station wagon with a Fiat? I should sell my...
  15. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,072

    I would die trying to climb Mount Bonnell in...

    I would die trying to climb Mount Bonnell in Austin on a road cassette. I need a 15 minute break after clearing some of the climbs around here in a 34/32 gear. I would just walk if I had to wrestle a...
  16. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,072

    Smoothie custom build would be awesome but...

    Smoothie custom build would be awesome but literally ten times over of my conceivable budget. I work part-time in retail. (you do realize how utterly ****e that kind of income is right?) It's also...
  17. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,072

    I was thinking about getting something like that...

    I was thinking about getting something like that for a while. I have been anti-Cannondale because they tend to use a lot of silly proprietary stuff and I like traditional steel and standard parts....
  18. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,072

    She does not ride bikes. Ever. And never will. I...

    She does not ride bikes. Ever. And never will. I wouldn't be caught dead on a folder either. It would be absolutely useless to me.
  19. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,072

    Minus one wife = 80% of my income gone= No bikes...

    Minus one wife = 80% of my income gone= No bikes at all!
  20. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,072

    I am confused. Is a Verita analogous to a sports...

    I am confused. Is a Verita analogous to a sports car, or is that the four-door sedan? Are you suggesting that I keep my C'mute an also get a "real" road bike that is not a Verita? I have neither the...
  21. Replies
    22
    Views
    707

    That's 65-70 Newton meters! 70 foot pounds would...

    That's 65-70 Newton meters! 70 foot pounds would likely rip the threads out of an alu frame. ...
  22. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,072

    I got a decent test ride on a verita the other...

    I got a decent test ride on a verita the other day. It seems somehow faster and more stable than my C'mute although it's only a few pounds lighter. And the brakes are much more responsive. Maybe it...
  23. Replies
    302
    Views
    48,614

    yup, just tried it. A 32mm knobby fits both front...

    yup, just tried it. A 32mm knobby fits both front and rear. No room for fenders or mud though. 35mm slick maybe. I took it on a long test ride and that bike is smooth! I see now what people mean when...
  24. Replies
    302
    Views
    48,614

    question about gravel bikes: I have a Pake...

    question about gravel bikes:

    I have a Pake C'mute steel cross/commuter that I built up as a mutt with random parts. it weighs a ton (at least it does to me, 150 pounds of skin and bones)! It has...
  25. Replies
    17
    Views
    534

    Jenny can teach you a thing or two-...

    Jenny can teach you a thing or two- http://www.appalachianbicycleinstitute.com/ABI_SITE/Welcome.html
    her school just started up and it's very small, but it's a good place to start. plus, you get to...
Results 1 to 25 of 286
Page 1 of 12 1 2 3 4