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Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,125
Posted By BadgerOne

I've actually considered that. The only problem...

I've actually considered that. The only problem is that for some people, it raises concerns that it may be stolen (at least I've heard that mentioned before). It's quite a bum rap for these Ti...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,125
Posted By BadgerOne

Crikey. Not sure if serious on the $850 mark. ...

Crikey. Not sure if serious on the $850 mark. That feels quite low (doesn't it always when you're the seller). I guess my mistake is comparing it to what you'd get in a bike shop today. $850...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,125
Posted By BadgerOne

What is a fair asking price for my Ti bike?

I've done most of my buying and selling with mountain bikes, and I'm just not sure how to price my road bike. Hope you guys can help.

Motobecane Le Champion Ti (made by ORA), 56cm, full Ultegra...
10-05-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,839
Posted By BadgerOne

Yep, I was late coming back to this thread, but I...

Yep, I was late coming back to this thread, but I found one locally called Bike Saviours.
10-01-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,812
Posted By BadgerOne

Can Taiwan make a good bike.....LOL. The...

Can Taiwan make a good bike.....LOL.

The most advanced titanium frame fabricator in the world, who uses custom butted and swaged Ti and manages to get tubes into all kinds of crazy shapes and...
09-21-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 7,956
Posted By BadgerOne

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09-21-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,839
Posted By BadgerOne

Good call, hadn't thought about a co-op. Let me...

Good call, hadn't thought about a co-op. Let me see if I can track down one in my area.
09-21-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,154
Posted By BadgerOne

I keep mine safely stowed in my anus for the...

I keep mine safely stowed in my anus for the duration of the ride. Bonus = a notification creates a vibration which tells me it is still there, and not to slow down.
09-21-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,839
Posted By BadgerOne

Throwing away good bike parts

Yep, just like the title reads. I don't like keeping unused stuff around. If you have perfectly good bike parts, how long do you keep them listed before you crap-can them?

I have brand new Claris...
09-16-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,311
Posted By BadgerOne

Aw man....I thought it had already been decided...

Aw man....I thought it had already been decided that the problem was because my Buzz is matte gray! Some of the anodized parts are also turning a deep bronze color, so that definitely isn't helping...
09-10-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By BadgerOne

I'll reach out to seller and see if there are any...

I'll reach out to seller and see if there are any markings on the bottom of the BB shell.

Additional question - does the Shimano 600 group detract from the value compared to Campy? Seems weird to...
09-10-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By BadgerOne

A few more ...

A few more


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09-10-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By BadgerOne

Pics added - I know they are not particularly...

Pics added - I know they are not particularly good, nor telling, but they are pics with a poorly placed tape measure included. Maybe this will help.

...
09-09-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,311
Posted By BadgerOne

REI was never known for commissioning bikes that...

REI was never known for commissioning bikes that were exactly attractive....it's probably what they had the most of/was the cheapest in the Chinese factory. It might have been off white to start, but...
09-09-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,311
Posted By BadgerOne

Hmm...I like that. The Pecker fork. Maybe even...

Hmm...I like that. The Pecker fork. Maybe even some slick marketing and call it the Sharpecker. Not to be confused with the Cannondale Pepperoni but in the same spirit as the Ibis Hakkalugi.
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09-09-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,311
Posted By BadgerOne

My thoughts exactly and better worded than my...

My thoughts exactly and better worded than my original post. The Doppler may be a lot more manageable and comfortable on the climbs than the Buzz, but it's all relative. It is still a slug compared...
09-09-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,311
Posted By BadgerOne

Dammit, I knew buying a matte gray bike was a bad...

Dammit, I knew buying a matte gray bike was a bad idea. It's just so....ordinary. Maybe I should try painting it a fluorescent yellow/hot pink fade and see what that does. Clearly the electric...
09-09-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,311
Posted By BadgerOne

True, but the gearing isn't identical. Even when...

True, but the gearing isn't identical. Even when I drop gears the Buzz still makes me work for it in a big way.
09-09-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,311
Posted By BadgerOne

Why does one bike climb better than another?

Loaded question, I know.

I have two bikes. One is a Breezer Doppler, the other is a Novara Buzz. Both are steel, both weigh almost exactly the same, both are sized and fitted correctly for me,...
09-09-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By BadgerOne

Tommasini Super Prestige - strange sizing

I've got a line on a Tommasini Super Prestige that is the great condition and looks to be all original, at a fair price. Vintage unkown. It's probably the most beautiful frame I've ever set eyes...
09-03-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,014
Posted By BadgerOne

Is the subject your preferred gender, and hot? ...

Is the subject your preferred gender, and hot? Then definitely no. Otherwise? Also no, people don't really like strangers telling them their junk is visible. Surely they already know and just...
09-02-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By BadgerOne

Thanks for the feedback. I'll just photo/record...

Thanks for the feedback. I'll just photo/record everything and leave it at that.
09-01-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,369
Posted By BadgerOne

This is a difficult problem, because you're...

This is a difficult problem, because you're dealing with one point of reference. For one, carbon can have a muted feel which may have given you the impression that it was 'dead' feeling. Other...
09-01-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By BadgerOne

Which is my serial number??

I've searched on this interwebz-wide, including images, and somehow I can't find a single word about this. Every image and reference I found shows a photo of a single number.

I recently moved and...
07-17-15, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,162
Posted By BadgerOne

Maxle Lite = poo. Alternatives?

My bike has an RS Recon Gold with a 15mm thru axle. It came with a Maxle Lite, and from what I understand it is the old design - the one with a notch that the open QR lever fits into to allow it to...
03-27-15, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 890
Posted By BadgerOne

Training on rollers - single speed or geared?

I'm ready to start training on rollers again - been a LONG time.

In getting set up to train on the rollers, I want to get a dedicated bike for it that I can keep in the basement. I don't want...
03-27-15, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,922
Posted By BadgerOne

Dew = no. I'm done with aluminum as I pointed...

Dew = no. I'm done with aluminum as I pointed out in my original post, my carcass is getting too old to deal with the ride over the terrible tarmac in my area. It's gotta be steel.

Coda = like...
03-18-15, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,922
Posted By BadgerOne

Wow, tough crowd in here. Of course, I do have a...

Wow, tough crowd in here. Of course, I do have a little pang of guilt for not checking for the numerically-appended version of the user name and instead going right to the verbose version under the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-15, 08:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,982
Posted By BadgerOne

Well that took an interesting turn. Usually the...

Well that took an interesting turn. Usually the Ti Motobecanes being available in my size on bikesdirect = unicorn. Since they had one, I looked it over for a while....and pulled the trigger. I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-15, 07:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,982
Posted By BadgerOne

2k for only a frame? I'll pass. In thinking...

2k for only a frame? I'll pass. In thinking more about this, and looking at bikesdirect....they do have a Ti right now in my size for 1899.....
03-16-15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,922
Posted By BadgerOne

Interesting....I'm a member and was just in, and...

Interesting....I'm a member and was just in, and was told I'd be getting a 20% off coupon soon but that it didn't apply to bikes. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-15, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,982
Posted By BadgerOne

I like the Motobecane and I'd love to get one ,...

I like the Motobecane and I'd love to get one , but the !@*% things are never actually available for purchase, the checkout link to 'check status' is broken, and there is no way on the page to be...
03-16-15, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,922
Posted By BadgerOne

Provide quality feedback on my inquiry and I will...

Provide quality feedback on my inquiry and I will relinquish your inadvertently hijacked user name...:D
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-15, 02:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,982
Posted By BadgerOne

Help spend my 2k on a steelie

Time for a new road bike! I'm looking for a good steel road bike less than 2k - nothing too racy, something comfortable for longer rides with a slightly taller head tube. So far I have it narrowed...
03-16-15, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,922
Posted By BadgerOne

Novara Buzz - thoughts or feedback?

2015 Novara Buzz. Since it comes from REI I assume any level of negotiation or possible discount is forfeited. Does $649 seem like a fair price for the kit?

2015 Novara Buzz...
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