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Forum: Commuting
12-23-10, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 879
Posted By dlavi

Check out Lezyne pumps. ...

Check out Lezyne pumps. http://www.lezyne.com/products/hand-pumps

They have a hose that can be used for Presta or Schrader.
Forum: Commuting
03-24-10, 04:03 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 295,869
Posted By dlavi

If you want lugs, check out the Velo Orange...

If you want lugs, check out the Velo Orange Rando Frame http://www.velo-orange.com/vorafrcoso.html or the Soma Stanyan http://www.somafab.com/stanyan.html
Also Riv and Soma are working on a low...
Forum: Commuting
03-19-10, 03:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,394
Posted By dlavi

I also have wide feet. I gave up on cycling...

I also have wide feet. I gave up on cycling shoes. I found that I was far more comfortable using flat pedals and regular shoes that fit, then riding in ill fitting shoes and using clipless pedals. ...
Forum: Commuting
03-19-10, 02:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,157
Posted By dlavi

Salsa Fargo

Salsa Fargo
Forum: Touring
03-18-10, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By dlavi

Jay, You may want to check out the Bruce...

Jay,

You may want to check out the Bruce Gordon Tawainese BLT. I think it runs 1400 as a complete build with Bruce Gordon racks. It uses 26 inches wheels in the smaller sizes.
Forum: Commuting
03-02-10, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,004
Posted By dlavi

I use a Showers Pass Touring for winter commuting...

I use a Showers Pass Touring for winter commuting in Minnesota. I have not had any codensation issues with the jacket. I don't think that the touring is an e-vent jacket. I use the jacket with...
Forum: Commuting
02-25-10, 11:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,230
Posted By dlavi

You can get a dumbell spanner from Rivendell for...

You can get a dumbell spanner from Rivendell for $8. http://www.rivbike.com/products/show/dumbell-tool/19-063
Forum: Touring
02-24-10, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,066
Posted By dlavi

Raleigh One Way Bianchi San Jose Rivendell...

Raleigh One Way
Bianchi San Jose
Rivendell Quickbeam
Surly Crosscheck
Salsa Casseroll
02-16-10, 03:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,661
Posted By dlavi

If you are using SKS or Planet Bike fenders just...

If you are using SKS or Planet Bike fenders just get an extra set of the SKS quick release attachments that are meant for the front fender and run them on the back. The SKS quick releases work on...
Forum: Commuting
02-24-07, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By dlavi

I also have the two wheel gear garment bag. I...

I also have the two wheel gear garment bag. I have to wear a suit 4 days a week and the bag works great. The suit arrives wrinkle free and there is room for other stuff in the pockets.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-07, 09:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,063
Posted By dlavi

When its below 0 F or about -8 to -10 windchill...

When its below 0 F or about -8 to -10 windchill its too cold
Forum: Touring
09-24-06, 07:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,424
Posted By dlavi

My wife likes her team pro s

My wife likes her team pro s
Forum: Touring
09-15-06, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By dlavi

Check out Cyclecanda www.cyclecanada.com. I...

Check out Cyclecanda www.cyclecanada.com.

I also have ridden a few tours with cycle america and I like their tours a lot. I've done three including one this year in Colorado and Wyoming
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-06, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 602
Posted By dlavi

I've also had good luck with specialized shoes

I've also had good luck with specialized shoes
Replies: 33
Views: 5,793
Posted By dlavi

Panaracer Pasela Tourguard 700 x 32 at 85 psi

Panaracer Pasela Tourguard 700 x 32 at 85 psi
Forum: Framebuilders
08-09-06, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,252
Posted By dlavi

Matt Chester Contact Info

For contact info see http://mattchester.livejournal.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-06, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,783
Posted By dlavi

I also used it on my lawnmower. Works great

I also used it on my lawnmower. Works great
07-23-06, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By dlavi

I have the riv. The track dropouts are angled so...

I have the riv. The track dropouts are angled so you're brake pads stay in alignment when the wheel is anywere in the dropouts. Standard track dropouts are horizontal.
07-09-06, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 578
Posted By dlavi

I've had good luck with Phil Wood Tenacious Oil...

I've had good luck with Phil Wood Tenacious Oil when my ACS freewheel started knocking -- It would shut it up for a while
07-03-06, 08:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 289
Posted By dlavi

man this no mountain bike thing is killing me

man this no mountain bike thing is killing me
07-03-06, 05:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 799
Posted By dlavi

The range of sizes people ride is interesting. I...

The range of sizes people ride is interesting. I am 5'7 and ride a 54cm (c-t)
07-03-06, 05:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 289
Posted By dlavi

Some of us are (at least me) don't have mountain...

Some of us are (at least me) don't have mountain bikes (though I have pretty fat tires on my SS). I am up for a road ride on the 4th.
07-02-06, 09:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 289
Posted By dlavi

Maybe we should shoot for the 4th

Maybe we should shoot for the 4th
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-06, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,025
Posted By dlavi

I have the LG sierra gloves and I wear the same...

I have the LG sierra gloves and I wear the same size I normally do in them (mens medium) I really like the gloves for $10 they are great (if you like minimal padding as I do)
07-02-06, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 289
Posted By dlavi

I also road in the heat of the day solo. I went...

I also road in the heat of the day solo. I went from Saint Paul across the river to the greenway. Took the Greenway to Hopkins turned around did part of calhoun and harriet and took Minnehaha pkwy...
07-01-06, 09:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 289
Posted By dlavi

Minneapolis/St. Paul SS fixed gear ride Sunday?

Anyone up for a SS/FG ride tomorrow in the Twin Cities? Looks like it should nice - maybe a little hot. I'm open to suggestions for route and meeting place.
06-27-06, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By dlavi

I do on my Quickbeam no problems. But it is set...

I do on my Quickbeam no problems. But it is set up as a singlespeed not a fixie
06-27-06, 08:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,060
Posted By dlavi

I'm a lawyer. I ride a singlespeed most of the...

I'm a lawyer. I ride a singlespeed most of the time. In the winter I ride a fixie.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-06, 09:28 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,871
Posted By dlavi

1. Rivendell Quickbeam (my go to bike gets most...

1. Rivendell Quickbeam (my go to bike gets most of the miles)
2. Gunnar Sport (not riding much since I got the Quickbeam but if I really feel like going fast I ride it)
3. Fuji Fixed Gear...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-06, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 650
Posted By dlavi

An old road bike with fenders especially...

An old road bike with fenders especially converted to fixed or singlespeed is a good idea. If you're looking for something new that's not too much over $400 the redline 925 might be worth a look. ...
06-02-06, 10:18 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 5,402
Posted By dlavi

1. Rivendell Quickbeam 2. Late 70s/early 80s...

1. Rivendell Quickbeam
2. Late 70s/early 80s Fuji "Special Road Racer" FG conversion
3. Gunnar Sport
05-11-06, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By dlavi

County Cycles in Roseville is also a good shop...

County Cycles in Roseville is also a good shop with a good staff.
05-08-06, 08:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,612
Posted By dlavi

40 X 16 here

40 X 16 here
05-03-06, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 679
Posted By dlavi

I've got 2 british racing green brooks. A B-17...

I've got 2 british racing green brooks. A B-17 champion special and a professional
05-01-06, 08:20 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,123
Posted By dlavi

I did the ironman on my singlespeed yesterday (I...

I did the ironman on my singlespeed yesterday (I meant to do the 63 mile but missed the turnoff and did the 100 mile ride). It was a wet and windy ride. I did see one fixie out there. At least the...
04-01-06, 11:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,123
Posted By dlavi

I also ordered something on the 10th of march and...

I also ordered something on the 10th of march and it "supposodly" shipped on the 13th. I too had to wait 12 business days before they reshipped. I complained enough so they shipped the order next...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-06, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,849
Posted By dlavi

I think its similar to tiagra. I had a bike with...

I think its similar to tiagra. I had a bike with RSX and it was tough -- I rode it across Canada. I probably put over 10,000 miles on the components. The only things I had to change were the large...
02-22-06, 08:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,346
Posted By dlavi

Rivendell sells a few silver Nitto threadless...

Rivendell sells a few silver Nitto threadless stems. http://www.rivbike.com/webalog/handlebars_stems_tape/

They are not cheap but look nice.
02-14-06, 08:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,188
Posted By dlavi

I'm 5'7 (80cm PBH) and ride a 54 . I'd say go...

I'm 5'7 (80cm PBH) and ride a 54 . I'd say go for the 56.
02-12-06, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 898
Posted By dlavi

I have both a pro and a b17 champion special. I...

I have both a pro and a b17 champion special. I intially had the b17 on a bike where I have the bars about an inch and a half below the saddle. With that setup I had some problems. I put a Pro on...
01-29-06, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By dlavi

I had similar problems with a protege 9.0 The...

I had similar problems with a protege 9.0 The thermometer being off is a common problem. I also had the random resets which led me to get rid of the computer. I think the random resets have to do...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-06, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 919
Posted By dlavi

I also use biketiresdirect.com good prices,...

I also use biketiresdirect.com good prices, cheap shipping and good selection. The savings is significant over my LBS
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-06, 10:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,425
Posted By dlavi

80 cm cycling inseam 54cm c-t frame

80 cm cycling inseam 54cm c-t frame
12-29-05, 08:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,210
Posted By dlavi

We've already got one in Minneapolis -- The...

We've already got one in Minneapolis -- The Minneapolis Mafia
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-05, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By dlavi

Another convert. Wait till you have more miles...

Another convert. Wait till you have more miles on the saddle it should just keep getting better
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-05, 03:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,342
Posted By dlavi

Cycling related I got a Rivendell Baggins Banana...

Cycling related I got a Rivendell Baggins Banana Bag
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-05, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By dlavi

I can't help with the seat tube but I am also...

I can't help with the seat tube but I am also about 5'7 and have an 80cm inseam and I ride a 54. A 51 seems a little small (unless its measured c-c)
12-17-05, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,261
Posted By dlavi

Gilles Berthoud ...

Gilles Berthoud http://www.gillesberthoud.fr/anglais/index1.php
You can get his bags and fenders at Wallingford Bicycle Parts but he also makes frames.
12-09-05, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By dlavi

I have wide feet also -9.5 EE. I have had good...

I have wide feet also -9.5 EE. I have had good luck with Diadora and Specialized Mountain shoes.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-05, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By dlavi

Waterford -- located not too far from Milwaukee,...

Waterford -- located not too far from Milwaukee, makes powder coated Gunnars. You might want to give them a call.
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