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05-24-07, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By EagleEye

Awesome! Thanks for the info., HillRider.

Awesome! Thanks for the info., HillRider.
05-24-07, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By EagleEye

Hub Parts

Hi, I'm rebuilding Shimano hubs, can someone recommend a good place to buy hub parts for Shimano? Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-05, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By EagleEye

Where to buy a Cardgirus Trainer

Does anybody know where one can buy a Cardgirus trainer in the USA? I live on the East Coast, so somewhere on the East Coast would be great. Thanks.
06-15-05, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By EagleEye

Cool! Thanks guys.

Cool! Thanks guys.
06-14-05, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By EagleEye

Spoke Length

I'm builing a front wheel. It's a 650c, Mavic CXP 12 with Ultegra. I did the spoke length calculation on the DT Swiss website and it recommended 269mm. I saw some 268mm spokes on sale. Can I safely...
05-19-05, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 736
Posted By EagleEye

ProLink user here.

ProLink user here.
04-22-05, 08:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,580
Posted By EagleEye

I've used both, Spin Doctor and Park Tool, and...

I've used both, Spin Doctor and Park Tool, and would recommend Park Tool if you can afford it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-05, 07:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,631
Posted By EagleEye

Yep, yep! :) Don't go into this with a...

Yep, yep! :)

Don't go into this with a preconceived idea of what Ti and cf "should" feel like. Just test ride all the bikes you can and buy the one that meets your style of riding. I have a Ti,...
04-14-05, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By EagleEye

If it's only rubbing in the left pad, you should...

If it's only rubbing in the left pad, you should be able to just grab the brakes and turn it a little away from the left side of the rim. This should move it enough for ya. Make sure that the right...
04-14-05, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By EagleEye

I would leave it alone. I have a Project One with...

I would leave it alone. I have a Project One with writing on the top tube (not my name) and no one ever notice it, even when the bike is standing still. Either it doesn't stand out enough or people...
04-07-05, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By EagleEye

Ditto. Unless you decide to tackle this on your...

Ditto. Unless you decide to tackle this on your own, you need an new/better mechanic.
04-07-05, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,422
Posted By EagleEye

Cool! Thanks guys. I've been spinning the wheels...

Cool! Thanks guys. I've been spinning the wheels in my hands and they still feel smooth, so I guess all is good. I've also been wiping off the excess grease with a clean cloth, but I'll stop doing...
04-06-05, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,422
Posted By EagleEye

My hub is leaking grease

Any idea why my Shimano Ultegra wheels are leaking grease? Both the front and the rear are leaking grease on the drive side. I noticed that they were leaking when I was truing them, so I repacked...
03-24-05, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,034
Posted By EagleEye

Thanks guys! I just placed the order.

Thanks guys! I just placed the order.
03-22-05, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,034
Posted By EagleEye

Where to buy bearings

Can someone recommend a place to buy bearings. Are there significant differences between brands? Any recommendation on a brand? Will be repacking my hubs for the first time. Thanks!
03-11-05, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By EagleEye

Tape is a lot easier to install, but is also a...

Tape is a lot easier to install, but is also a lot harder to get the tire off. I experimented with tape last year and had no problems with it. Only problem was taking the tire off, 'cuz the adhesive...
03-07-05, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,106
Posted By EagleEye

Do you really have to treat it twice? I only did...

Do you really have to treat it twice? I only did one coat. Not that I'm cheap, just did know you had to do 2 coats.
02-25-05, 08:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,686
Posted By EagleEye

I feel you pain, bro. I installed a pegboard in...

I feel you pain, bro. I installed a pegboard in my garage for all me tools (mostly bike) about 6 months ago. Since it's in garage, I see everyday when I get home from work and if something is missing...
02-07-05, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 845
Posted By EagleEye

Yeah, that was my thought too, when they gave me...

Yeah, that was my thought too, when they gave me 50 invites.
02-07-05, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 845
Posted By EagleEye

Yeah, it's still in beta testing, so they don't...

Yeah, it's still in beta testing, so they don't want to over load their servers. Doing invites only gives them control of the load on their system.
01-12-05, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,571
Posted By EagleEye

This has haughted me also, since I started...

This has haughted me also, since I started building my own wheels. I can true any wheels latterally, but radial has been a pain for me. You guys listed some great suggestions here, especially...
01-11-05, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By EagleEye

Yeah, I rebuilt my rear wheel with the White...

Yeah, I rebuilt my rear wheel with the White Industries hub when I converted roadie to fixie. It's a great hub for this application.
12-21-04, 09:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By EagleEye

Yep, you were right. I finally had a chance to...

Yep, you were right. I finally had a chance to take to the LBS to have them realign my drops and it was perfectly aligned. This could only mean that the dude bent it down to 120 before he sold it to...
12-14-04, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By EagleEye

I've already bent/cold set it. I don't have the...

I've already bent/cold set it. I don't have the tool to realign the drops, so that job will have to go to the LBS.
12-13-04, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By EagleEye

The Salsa comes with shims for standard size...

The Salsa comes with shims for standard size bars...

http://aebike.com/site/page.cfm?PageID=30&SKU=BR8120
12-13-04, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By EagleEye

I went from 120 to 130. It definitely looks out...

I went from 120 to 130. It definitely looks out of alignment.
12-13-04, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By EagleEye

Unfortunately, I don't have a dropout alignemt...

Unfortunately, I don't have a dropout alignemt tool and will take to the LBS to have it done. I comteplated buying one, but can't see doing much dropout alignments in the future.
12-10-04, 10:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By EagleEye

It is. Now, I'm not sure if it's a 2001 model,...

It is. Now, I'm not sure if it's a 2001 model, but it's definitely 120 spacing. I bought it from someone to build up a fixie and was suprised when I couldn't put my 130 fixie wheel on it. I had to...
12-10-04, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By EagleEye

Thanks, just the guideline I was looking for....

Thanks, just the guideline I was looking for. Yeah, I know my drops will be out of alignment and plan to have the LBS realign it.
12-09-04, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By EagleEye

Cool! Thanks guys. Now, when you guys say, "Work...

Cool! Thanks guys. Now, when you guys say, "Work slowly" and "Don't be impatient", what did you mean? How long should it take me to go from 120 to 130, generally?
12-08-04, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By EagleEye

Bending Frame

I have a 2001 Fuji Finest CrMo frame. The rear spacing is 120mm. I want to bend it to 130mm to fit my road/fixie wheel. Has anybody done this to a CrMo frame? Any problems I may encounter? I've been...
11-04-04, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By EagleEye

LOL! :)

LOL! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-04, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By EagleEye

Ahhh! My eyes hurt!!!! :)

Ahhh! My eyes hurt!!!! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-04, 08:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,033
Posted By EagleEye

I agree with Boze. Why limit yourself to your...

I agree with Boze. Why limit yourself to your potential bike by requiring Campy gears? I've ridding Campy and Shimano equipt bikes and not once did I prefer one bike over the other because of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-04, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By EagleEye

I have a different model Silca than this and love...

I have a different model Silca than this and love it. It's the best pump I've used. Looks like a good deal. Go for it!
10-22-04, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,825
Posted By EagleEye

Yep, yep. Had DA and it only lasted 3 months....

Yep, yep. Had DA and it only lasted 3 months. Installed Ultegra and haven't had a problem since.
10-22-04, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By EagleEye

B1105, the Spin Doctor Truing Stand ...

B1105, the Spin Doctor Truing Stand (http://www.performancebike.com/shop...ategory_ID=4221) is on sale for $30, you can't beat that! I've actually used this stand and it was fine, but then I got a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-04, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,024
Posted By EagleEye

I'd try a shorter stem first. I had a similar...

I'd try a shorter stem first. I had a similar problem and swapped out the stem for a shorter one. Works great now.
Forum: Triathlon
10-01-04, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By EagleEye

I feel your pain, Superstar, but I had it worse....

I feel your pain, Superstar, but I had it worse. I actually trained with tri-geeks (running and bike) for 2 years, but am left to watch them swim. I constantly hear all about how great such and such...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-04, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By EagleEye

Sorry to hear about your crash. I think it's just...

Sorry to hear about your crash. I think it's just because you haven't been on a bike for so long that your bike handling skills are a bit rusty. You should get some platform pedals when you are ready...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-04, 12:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,019
Posted By EagleEye

Saw a lot of deer on the W&OD last night about...

Saw a lot of deer on the W&OD last night about 6:30pm in the Ashburn area. Gotta becareful now 'cuz those guy will do a lot of damage if you run into them.
10-01-04, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By EagleEye

Interested thread! Like wfin2004, I used to take...

Interested thread! Like wfin2004, I used to take my road bike on the trails around the lake, more than 20 years ago when I was a kid. I have a cheap Huffy road bike and no one ever told not to ride a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-04, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By EagleEye

Has anybody ordered from these guys (Afred E...

Has anybody ordered from these guys (Afred E Bike)? I was thinking about ordering the Ritchey compact cranks from them, but I've never heard of them.
09-28-04, 02:22 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 44,643
Posted By EagleEye

6000386 still works. If you cut-and-paste the...

6000386 still works. If you cut-and-paste the code, make sure you delete the space (" ") at the end of the "6" before submitting your order. Safest thing is to just type in "6000386" for your coupon...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-04, 07:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,144
Posted By EagleEye

I do everything myself but headsets. Don't change...

I do everything myself but headsets. Don't change headsets enough to justify the cost of the tools/toys.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-04, 09:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,524
Posted By EagleEye

I did the same. Now both my brother and I have...

I did the same. Now both my brother and I have the Forte Pro stem on our bikes.
09-18-04, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By EagleEye

Good point, Namaste. I will have a loaded pannier...

Good point, Namaste. I will have a loaded pannier for commutting, will also do some trail rides. This is what I was talking about. I don't mind investing on something if it makes sense. BTW, the DA...
09-18-04, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By EagleEye

Awesome! Thanks Blast!

Awesome! Thanks Blast!
09-18-04, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By EagleEye

That's what I was thinking, but if the Frogglegs...

That's what I was thinking, but if the Frogglegs will give me less problems and longevity, I may consider the investment. I found a set of Avid 6 for $53. I couldn't find much information on the new...
09-17-04, 11:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By EagleEye

Thanks! I have Cane on all my other bikes, but...

Thanks! I have Cane on all my other bikes, but they came with the bikes when I bought them. I've never bought a frameset without a headset before, so played around with putting King on it. I'll look...
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