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07-20-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,875
Posted By curieux88

well, Iíd agree with your method, which is what I...

well, Iíd agree with your method, which is what I do for small bumps, but I didnít see this pot hole. It was hidden in the shadow. I guess the first thing I need to learn is constantly looking out...
07-18-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,875
Posted By curieux88

Finally crashed for the first time!

I finally crashed for the first time!

I decided to explore a new town for a 30mi ride. It wasn't too busy, so i figured it would be great cruising ride. About 6mi in, I ran over a smooth pot hole...
07-16-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,108
Posted By curieux88

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I decided to keep it cheap, so I found the cheapest...
07-06-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,108
Posted By curieux88

ooohhh the sram one is a beauty. Do you happen to...

ooohhh the sram one is a beauty. Do you happen to know if thatís routed internally or externally? Iíve seen some TT brake levers that are wired internally, which would require handlebars with wiring...
07-06-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,108
Posted By curieux88

I'm not taking it personally. If they are too...

I'm not taking it personally. If they are too busy, I might give up on trying to get their support. It's not a big deal. Stop making assumption that I'm taking it personally. Their communication has...
07-05-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,108
Posted By curieux88

thanks! That looks pretty sweet. Iím trying to...

thanks! That looks pretty sweet. Iím trying to get in touch with Soma, but I think Iíll give up. Soma has been pretty awful with communication and tech support.
07-03-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,108
Posted By curieux88

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Unfortunately, the housing isnít flexible enough :(
07-02-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,108
Posted By curieux88

I got TT brake levers for my bull horn bar. How should I route cables to look pretty?

How should I route this cable housing?

im using TT brake levers on my bull horn. It looks like the cable hole is on the top. I was hoping to route it underneath the bar tape for cleanliness, but...
06-29-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By curieux88

ideally a matching set of track hubs with 36...

ideally a matching set of track hubs with 36 holes.
06-29-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By curieux88

in the worst case scenario, Iíll just run a 36...

in the worst case scenario, Iíll just run a 36 for the front, for which the hub is easier to source, and 32 for the rear.

whatís an OLD?
06-29-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By curieux88

sorry for the confusion. im looking for...

sorry for the confusion.

im looking for suggestions on specific brand/model of hubs to be used with 36 hole rim to build wheels for either 100mm or 120mm.

most reputable brand I found, even...
06-28-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By curieux88

Any good 36 hole hub wheel building? 100mm or 120mm

I got a 36 hole open pro rim for pretty cheap, and I want to practice building a wheel from scratch. i donít want to break bank, but I want to put on a good hub.

im looking at the latest r7000...
06-19-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By curieux88

Thanks! Initially, I just wanted to pick up...

Thanks!

Initially, I just wanted to pick up a crappy steel bike for dirt cheap as a roam around bike. that's when i found the older zurich. The guy didn't know much about bikes and sold it for...
06-19-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By curieux88

thanks! im really happy with the purchase....

thanks!

im really happy with the purchase. I remember wanting a lemond in 2007, but it was just out of my budget at the time. I wasnít even thinking of getting a used bike. I guess it was my...
06-19-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By curieux88

Oh boy. What have I done? I fell in love with older lemonds

I used to ride an older 2007 scott aluminum bike. I figured I should try a vintage steel bike, and I found a 1999 Lemond Zurich for $350. No serious rust. little minor spotty rust here and there, but...
06-03-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 892
Posted By curieux88

damn. you are right. I just got to check it, and...

damn. you are right. I just got to check it, and it's freewheel.
06-03-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By curieux88

I agree. I'm in the process of selling my...

I agree.

I'm in the process of selling my first bike, an old scott speester. It's such a lovely bike, and it means a lot to me only because it's my first road bike. Ever since I got a 1999...
06-03-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By curieux88

2008 Lemond Fillmore. Any thoughts on its "Lemond DB cromoly" material?

I got an opportunity to get a 2008 lemond fillmore for $250. It's probably overpriced for what it is, but I really like the lemond geometry. It's in a pretty good condition.

(I'm also looking at...
06-03-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 892
Posted By curieux88

hi! Sorry for late response. It took me a while...

hi! Sorry for late response. It took me a while to be allowed to post photos.

it looks like a vertical drop out, but it also looks like horizontal. Not quite vertical, but definitely not 180...
06-02-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By curieux88

thanks! I might try bar keeps. If it doesn't...

thanks! I might try bar keeps. If it doesn't much, then im giving up on polishing it.
06-02-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By curieux88

Bike restoration project - couple questions - 1 polishing 2 tool

Hi,
I got a vintage bike, and I'm trying to learn how to fix stuff while attempting to restore it. It's not in a terrible shape, but my goal is to take it apart, clean it, and then reassemble with...
Forum: Northeast
06-02-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By curieux88

Bike shop for fitting in Portland Maine or nearby? (or even down to boston/nh)

I'm thinking of spending money to get my bike professionally fitted. I got a weird physiological proportion, so i would like some help from a pro.

I guess any bike shop is capable of doing tune...
05-31-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 892
Posted By curieux88

An idea for a super cheap mtb gear to SS conversion. Could you double check my idea?

I found an okay mtb on facebook marketplace for free. It's one of those kmart/walmart/costco kind of a trail bike. no suspension, but can take large wheels. I plan on using this for winter commuting...
05-31-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By curieux88

true. Sorry about that. $300

true. Sorry about that. $300
05-31-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,932
Posted By curieux88

Iím finally quitting my job to go back for a...

Iím finally quitting my job to go back for a masters degree. Luckily, the school will be in a major city (Montreal) with great bike culture and great public transit system.

Iím selling my car. I...
05-31-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By curieux88

Budget Wheel Rec for trail riding and city commuting

I picked up an old bike that I plan on riding for trail and city commuting. Iím pretty sure I can fit 700x35.

i donít know a ton about wheels besides typical road 700x23/25. I would think the...
05-28-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By curieux88

CliffordK thanks! what's the...

CliffordK

thanks!

what's the difference between "photo upload" and "photo attachment"? I've tried the little photo icon to upload the photos, and it still wouldnt let me complete the post. I...
05-28-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By curieux88

Uploading photos as a newbie - attachment doesn't work

I'm currently a newbie, as you can see next to my username. I'm trying to upload couple photos to ask a question relevant to it. I'm aware that I can't use a 3rd party photo host site, but the...
Forum: Introductions
05-28-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By curieux88

Hello from currently Maine and soon to be Montreal!

I'm going back to school (mcgill), and I'm selling my car to become a carless person and to support my poor grad life. I've never been to montreal, so any tips would greatly appreciated.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,931
Posted By curieux88

Awesome, awesome historic thread! I'm...

Awesome, awesome historic thread!

I'm looking at lemond arrivee (possibly) on ebay for $400. I said possibly, because the seller is not quite sure exactly when he got it. he said about 15 years...
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