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Forum: Commuting
10-10-15, 04:22 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,764
Posted By catonec

unfortunately I trashed my cherokee a few months...

unfortunately I trashed my cherokee a few months ago..... bought a second lexus rx
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09-02-15, 11:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,053
Posted By catonec

my "gizmo" thing has a stop on the outside, the...

my "gizmo" thing has a stop on the outside, the housing is only outside the frame. The cables inside the frame are bare. Ive never seen a setup that has the housing inside the frame.

My bare cable...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-15, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,239
Posted By catonec

You have a garmin 500? There is a cadence sensor...

You have a garmin 500? There is a cadence sensor for that. You can find it cheaper if you search around. You attach a magnet to your crank arm and the sensor goes on your chainstay, one side picks up...
08-05-15, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,886
Posted By catonec

thanks everyone, I know they're out there...

thanks everyone,

I know they're out there (carbon frames for v brakes) but if I have to use alum Im ok with that, as GSA said they are easy to find and cheap.

that last one you posted cliff...
08-04-15, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,886
Posted By catonec

Thank you for your reply, I have xtr combo...

Thank you for your reply, I have xtr combo shifters/levers, if I make the switch to disk, not only do I need to replace my hubs and brakes but also my controls. Thats a pretty steep cost to upgrade....
08-03-15, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,886
Posted By catonec

Anyone have a lead on a hard tail, cf mtn frame...

Anyone have a lead on a hard tail, cf mtn frame with v brake posts? 18-19 inch, preferably new?
08-03-15, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,886
Posted By catonec

Thanx, the booster is a good idea

Thanx, the booster is a good idea
08-03-15, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,886
Posted By catonec

clamp on v brake posts

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Has anyone used something like these before? I have an alum mtn frame thats too small, so im replacing it. I would rather have carbon over alum and i am considering some of these to use my...
06-28-15, 01:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 22,274
Posted By catonec

Ive always liked GT. I had an rts461214 heavy and...

Ive always liked GT. I had an rts461214 heavy and bouncy but fun.

these are interesting but the chain stays look weird as do the forks, straight leg but the axle mount is offset forward?
06-27-15, 11:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,890
Posted By catonec

So I know this has reverted to a "dont feed the...

So I know this has reverted to a "dont feed the troll post" but OP if your still actually interested in another valid point here it is.
I own automobiles and bicycles.
I pay registration.
I pay...
06-21-15, 09:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,014
Posted By catonec

If you have a bright enough blinky light that it...

If you have a bright enough blinky light that it can be seen during the day time, I don't think the color of your jersey is too important. Fwiw I don't have any black jersey's
06-21-15, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By catonec

Keep the clubman.

Keep the clubman.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-15, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By catonec

Everyone raves about the gp 3000/4000's. I tried...

Everyone raves about the gp 3000/4000's. I tried them, meh. I went back to the evo corsas.
06-21-15, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By catonec

Did the whole shifter just rotate on your bars or...

Did the whole shifter just rotate on your bars or is the body still in place and the lever hyper extended.

If it is that the whole body rotated then it probably is just a cable tension issue,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-15, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By catonec

I have a carbon frameset (sholudnt matter) but...

I have a carbon frameset (sholudnt matter) but alum hoops. I love Vittoria evo corsa cx, 23 or 25mm
06-21-15, 09:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,012
Posted By catonec

I had a blackburn something or other {approx $50)...

I had a blackburn something or other {approx $50) that lasted about 10 years, pretty decent. I replaced it w\ a lezyne alloy floor drive. You can feel the quality construction the first time and...
06-20-15, 12:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,334
Posted By catonec

10 mph is not an issue until there is a incident....

10 mph is not an issue until there is a incident. If something happens that requires quick response it can make a big difference, stopping time/distance increased, more of a chance of skid/slide,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-15, 12:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,349
Posted By catonec

I roll on some older Zonda's. they are still...

I roll on some older Zonda's. they are still pretty awesome. Im sure the Fulcrums are a quality product, just like everything else campy makes.
06-20-15, 12:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,677
Posted By catonec

+1 I carry my cell for emergency calls. I...

+1

I carry my cell for emergency calls. I also use track my ride just for fun, but it is tucked way for the actual ride.

I do have a cycle computer mounted on my bars but it is only displaying...
06-19-15, 01:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,374
Posted By catonec

watch out for those giant iguanas, they're mean! ...

watch out for those giant iguanas, they're mean!

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06-19-15, 01:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 956
Posted By catonec

your best bet is to start from scratch. There are...

your best bet is to start from scratch. There are numerous sites that demonstrate how to set up deraileurs. Shimano.com, parktools.com, sheldonbrown.com.

but to answer your question directly, both...
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By catonec

93 allez like new condition $220 1993...

93 allez like new condition $220

1993 Specialized Allez - New and Used Bike Value (http://www.bicyclebluebook.com/SearchListingDetail.aspx?id=42516&make=741&model=41617&year=1993)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 12:39 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,639
Posted By catonec

no experience w/ Chinese rims but I have been...

no experience w/ Chinese rims but I have been riding an unbranded carbon ebay handlebar (~$60) for about 3 years now. seems fine, however my ebay water bottle cages (2@ $25) both cracked after 6-8...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 12:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,656
Posted By catonec

OP your question is whats a good pair of gloves...

OP your question is whats a good pair of gloves that hold up well over time. I dont have a great answer for you but I do have an opinion.

Buy inexpensive gloves, just buy 3 pairs and rotate them....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-15, 12:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,656
Posted By catonec

+100

+100
Forum: Commuting
06-08-15, 12:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,106
Posted By catonec

No thank you.

No thank you.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-15, 04:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,537
Posted By catonec

use/buy a torque wrench man.

use/buy a torque wrench man.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-15, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 441,928
Posted By catonec

those wheels are campagnolo's 3/4 lacing pattern...

those wheels are campagnolo's 3/4 lacing pattern circa 2006, the latest in lacing technology at the time according to the team of engineers in Italy.

I cant really defend the selle smp as a high...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-15, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 441,928
Posted By catonec

No love or hate for the hot kestrel Post #2587...

No love or hate for the hot kestrel Post #2587 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2587)
05-30-15, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By catonec

I like the topeak very much. Maybe you need...

I like the topeak very much. Maybe you need something like this instead. Or perhaps just a pocket on your bibs would work.:)

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Roswheel Bicycle Bike Front Top Tube Frame Pannier Double...
Forum: Commuting
05-30-15, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By catonec

whoops, I guess you were talking about cages not...

whoops, I guess you were talking about cages not clipless. Sorry, my bad.

Hey! have you ever considered trying clipless pedals?? I heard speedplays are pretty cool.
Forum: Commuting
05-30-15, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By catonec

if you've tried and tried to get use to clipless...

if you've tried and tried to get use to clipless but just cant get it, then I guess platforms are your only choice.

speedplays are double sided so there is little to no fishing around when...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-15, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,121
Posted By catonec

I had first heard of them about 5 years ago when...

I had first heard of them about 5 years ago when they made a rather large showing in the tdf.

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05-30-15, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 977
Posted By catonec

flip the stem

flip the stem
05-30-15, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,701
Posted By catonec

is there anyone on the road, car or bicycle, who...

is there anyone on the road, car or bicycle, who has not ever heard of or experienced the blind spot. this is a well known danger zone.

ride smart people.
05-30-15, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By catonec

its not so difficult to sew one on. Ive never...

its not so difficult to sew one on. Ive never seen bibs w/pockets before.

do you currently use a saddle bag to carry tools and an extra tube?? You can always get a slightly larger one. I upgraded...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-15, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 788
Posted By catonec

hows your "everything bicycle related equipment...

hows your "everything bicycle related equipment other than the actual bike" collection?

Maybe not a grand worth of purchases but a few pairs of high quality bibs, a nice new shop or frame pump,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-15, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3,380
Views: 441,928
Posted By catonec

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05-29-15, 06:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,683
Posted By catonec

I dont like to blame cyclist's but this situation...

I dont like to blame cyclist's but this situation is clearly his fault.

poor judgement, plain and simple:

bad idea to ride with only one brake (imo)
Bad decision to try and run the light, he...
05-27-15, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By catonec

New $600 2011 Jamis Allegro 1X - BikePedia...

New $600

2011 Jamis Allegro 1X - BikePedia (http://bikepedia.com/QuickBike/BikeSpecs.aspx?year=2011&brand=Jamis&model=Allegro+1X)

www.bicyclebluebook puts it at 265-272 in like new condition....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-15, 11:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,164
Posted By catonec

tires are consumables, replace it.

tires are consumables, replace it.
Forum: Touring
05-27-15, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By catonec

No.

No.
05-27-15, 11:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,282
Posted By catonec

You probably dont have to replace your bottom...

You probably dont have to replace your bottom bracket (crank bearings and spindle). I would chase the threads, replace the bolts (if you havent already), and use the blue locktight. I have to use...
05-25-15, 01:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 884
Posted By catonec

In your situation, with the quill adapter to a...

In your situation, with the quill adapter to a bolt on, you do not need any spacers. your headset is secured by the threads and a nut. on a threadless stem I use one (atleast) below and 1 above the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-15, 12:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,507
Posted By catonec

there must be something physically wrong in the...

there must be something physically wrong in the fork, wheel or headset if your getting thrown off the bike just by trying to negotiate a turn. if thats not the case and your incident was caused by...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,564
Posted By catonec

+1 plus plenty of non-alcoholic fluids

+1 plus plenty of non-alcoholic fluids
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-15, 12:34 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 22,224
Posted By catonec

Not sure where they first excelled but I saw alot...

Not sure where they first excelled but I saw alot of them on the bmx tracks in the mid to late 80's. they were pretty nice, no skyway, but....

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05-17-15, 03:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By catonec

can you disengage the motor?? sounds as if...

can you disengage the motor??

sounds as if your legs are strong enough to operate the bicycle at its maximum settings without any mechanical assistance.

maybe its time to go full human...
Forum: Introductions
05-17-15, 03:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By catonec

welcome to bf. what bike (s) do you ride most.

welcome to bf. what bike (s) do you ride most.
05-17-15, 02:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By catonec

Yikes 3 times in 2 months!!! none of us would...

Yikes 3 times in 2 months!!! none of us would ever ride if we knew we'd hit the pavement 18 times a year!!!!!

ride more safely, even if you have to slow down a little.

Hopefully you wear a...
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