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Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-11, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 630
Posted By Aurelius

Legs, lungs, heart and mind make the rider, the...

Legs, lungs, heart and mind make the rider, the bike is along for the ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-11, 07:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,098
Posted By Aurelius

Congrats on the weight loss. Way to go. The...

Congrats on the weight loss. Way to go. The more you lose the more enjoyable it will be. I said enjoyable, not easier because the more you're able to do the more you'll push yourself and enjoy the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-11, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,810
Posted By Aurelius

QUOTE=Nick Bain;12966353]was it a Chinese...

QUOTE=Nick Bain;12966353]was it a Chinese seat?[/QUOTE]

I have two "Chinese" carbon/carbon rail saddles (Merek off of the bay). I weigh 220lbs and have'nt had a single problem. Fantastic, super...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 04:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,377
Posted By Aurelius

Is there any way you can confirm that that's a...

Is there any way you can confirm that that's a 56cm frame? "Cause a 56 should fit. But that doesn't look "right". Measure it up and compare to the manufacturers specs on their web page.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 03:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,244
Posted By Aurelius

Post it in the Commuter forum. You'll get love...

Post it in the Commuter forum. You'll get love there.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 02:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,244
Posted By Aurelius

QUOTE=mrnotwo;12958610]what's up with zip ties on...

QUOTE=mrnotwo;12958610]what's up with zip ties on the fork and seat stays?[/QUOTE]

They hold on the fenders.:thumb:[
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Aurelius

That's your idea of a "technical"...

That's your idea of a "technical" definition?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 01:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,377
Posted By Aurelius

Looks way small to me too. His nose looks like...

Looks way small to me too. His nose looks like it's past the front of the stem in the third pic down. Crazy small.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 01:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,244
Posted By Aurelius

Are you effing serious with that seat? And you...

Are you effing serious with that seat? And you couldn't find a basket to match the fenders?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-11, 09:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,556
Posted By Aurelius

Are you serious? Head injury maybe? If you sell...

Are you serious? Head injury maybe? If you sell it for half of what it's worth you're still probably up 2 grand after paying the taxes. Some people don't know a winfall if it slaps them in the face.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-11, 05:28 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,907
Posted By Aurelius

Vintage 211103

Vintage
211103
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-11, 07:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,028
Posted By Aurelius

Hard to tell, it looks like the bike is doing a...

Hard to tell, it looks like the bike is doing a wheelie on that contraption.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-11, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By Aurelius

Very cool, thanks for posting.:thumb:

Very cool, thanks for posting.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-11, 10:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,916
Posted By Aurelius

Blackburn Airstick SL. All you need to know. Fits...

Blackburn Airstick SL. All you need to know. Fits in the smallest seatbags at 160mm (cigar size), Lifetime guarantee, rebuildable, inflates to 160psi and weighs only 58grams. About $30 at Canadian...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-11, 04:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,401
Posted By Aurelius

I use GU. Works great.

I use GU. Works great.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-11, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By Aurelius

Slalom between the drops.

Slalom between the drops.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-11, 11:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,800
Posted By Aurelius

+1...I loved that thing.

+1...I loved that thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-11, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,672
Posted By Aurelius

I'm 5'11" 32" ineam and ride a 55...

I'm 5'11" 32" ineam and ride a 55 comfortably.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-11, 03:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,676
Posted By Aurelius

I recently went from gatorskins to Ultra Sports...

I recently went from gatorskins to Ultra Sports to GP 4000s a few weeks ago....I'm very glad I switched to the GP 4000s.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-11, 08:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,088
Posted By Aurelius

Oh dear, here we go....****

Oh dear, here we go....****
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-11, 10:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,329
Posted By Aurelius

Ebay carbon. There are many styles including some...

Ebay carbon. There are many styles including some that are identical to that Zipp (probably come off of the same line) $24 for a pair shipped. I have 4 and they've served very well for many miles....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-11, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By Aurelius

The Hite Rite returns after a 20yr hiatus.

The Hite Rite returns after a 20yr hiatus.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-11, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,123
Posted By Aurelius

If it's clinchers it's probably just the tire...

If it's clinchers it's probably just the tire seating on the rim.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 33,053
Posted By Aurelius

Really nice job. Turned out great. I'd be proud...

Really nice job. Turned out great. I'd be proud to ride that.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-11, 07:22 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 18,430
Posted By Aurelius

Nice kickstand :thumb:

Nice kickstand :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 09:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,175
Posted By Aurelius

All kidding aside, try Nashbar. Their Nashbar...

All kidding aside, try Nashbar. Their Nashbar branded stuff is fairly reasonable and of descent quality. Still gonna be more than a $100 though.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,175
Posted By Aurelius

Less than $100 for pedals AND shoes? A pair of...

Less than $100 for pedals AND shoes? A pair of thrift store Nikes and a role of duct tape.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By Aurelius

This one is on Toronto Craigslist right now. It's...

This one is on Toronto Craigslist right now. It's a 56. I'm 5'11" and that's in the neighbourhood of what I ride size wise. If you could get it for $250-$300 (at the very most and asssuming it works...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By Aurelius

That's an old entry level bike. Probably very...

That's an old entry level bike. Probably very heavy and those brakes are really ineffective. I had a Raleigh Record in grade 8 (about 1980) that was about that quality.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By Aurelius

Personally, I wouldn't pay more than $100 for...

Personally, I wouldn't pay more than $100 for that...and that's if it had good tires cables and chain.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 01:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,265
Posted By Aurelius

Wow, they've invented cantilever brakes....I...

Wow, they've invented cantilever brakes....I know, I know, they're aero.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 10:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,752
Posted By Aurelius

My bottom bracket on my hybrid did the exact same...

My bottom bracket on my hybrid did the exact same thing. Clicked when the right pedal was at about 1 o'clock on the down stroke. Drove me nuts. I tightened and lubed everything....pedals, crank,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 10:11 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 18,430
Posted By Aurelius

I don't have a problem with it, to each his own....

I don't have a problem with it, to each his own. It just reminds me of the guys that put 22inch spinners, carbon hoods, and $10,000 audio systems in/on Chevettes.:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 869
Posted By Aurelius

That's the shipping weight. That probably...

That's the shipping weight. That probably includes the box and all of the packaging.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-11, 08:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,367
Posted By Aurelius

25mm tires will never seat properly on those...

25mm tires will never seat properly on those rims. The bike comes stock with 37mm tires! That's almost twice as wide. No wonder they're not seating.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-11, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By Aurelius

Nashbar has a 1" carbon fork. Both threaded and...

Nashbar has a 1" carbon fork. Both threaded and threadless.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-11, 08:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By Aurelius

Nice reflectors!!

Nice reflectors!!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-11, 04:09 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 18,430
Posted By Aurelius

If you goldplate a turd it's still a turd.

If you goldplate a turd it's still a turd.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-11, 10:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 674
Posted By Aurelius

Nice. I just did the same with an old Bianchi...

Nice. I just did the same with an old Bianchi Trofeo. Built it up with 6600, a Time carbon fork, and Fulcrum Racing 5s. It's a sweet ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By Aurelius

PICS or it didn't happen!

PICS or it didn't happen!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By Aurelius

I just built up my old Bianchi Trofeo with 6600...

I just built up my old Bianchi Trofeo with 6600 and Fulcrum Racing 5s. Me likee
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-11, 08:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,421
Posted By Aurelius

Bike looks too small to me too. Seat is way too...

Bike looks too small to me too. Seat is way too low.
What size are you and what size is the bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-11, 09:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,369
Posted By Aurelius

I'm almost exactly your measurments and ride a...

I'm almost exactly your measurments and ride a 55...with a set-back post. 52 would be way small for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 987
Posted By Aurelius

Obviously

Obviously
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-11, 08:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,876
Posted By Aurelius

Are you wearing them on the right feet, left on...

Are you wearing them on the right feet, left on left, right on right? Just asking 'cause anyone dumb enough to buy shoes on ebay without trying them on.....
I have the Ergo 2 Carbon and compared to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-11, 10:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,269
Posted By Aurelius

It is if the Schwinn is a 1989 Waterford...

It is if the Schwinn is a 1989 Waterford Paramount;)...but not if it's TOO rusty
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-11, 06:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,432
Posted By Aurelius

I'm pretty sure some of you are missing the...

I'm pretty sure some of you are missing the point. He wants ALL of his spokes to be red. Not just one per wheel...Or asm I missing something?
OP, you could get them powdercoated but that would...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-11, 06:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,269
Posted By Aurelius

The frame was an NOS 2008. The shifters I just...

The frame was an NOS 2008. The shifters I just really scored on. No box cables or papers but new from Isreal. Probably a take-off. The crank was a new take-off that was originaly $150 but I got a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-11, 04:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,269
Posted By Aurelius

Estimates are a little high there dude. Not that...

Estimates are a little high there dude. Not that it's your business but frame and fork were $499, crank was $100 ($90 actually), wheels were $300 shipped as previously stated. Seatpost was $35, 6700...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-11, 03:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,269
Posted By Aurelius

That's what I love about these forums. You convey...

That's what I love about these forums. You convey your own personal experience as per OP's request, then people read, understand or comprehend half of what you said and challenge/doubt the rest. Why...
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