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08-26-12, 08:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,862
Posted By bfromcolo

Lance plead to 2 and keep 5 TDF titles?

This just gets more bizarre every day.

http://www.usatoday.com/sports/cycling/story/2012-08-26/Lance-Armstrong-Tour-de-France-doping/57336128/1
08-09-12, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By bfromcolo

Tyler Hamilton to lose 2004 Olympic Gold

http://espn.go.com/olympics/cycling/story/_/id/8250466/report-ioc-strip-tyler-hamilton-2004-gold-medal

I guess no cycling result is ever final.
09-17-11, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By bfromcolo

SRAM ream derailleur replacement X3 for X5

Trying to fix a neighbor kids bike cheaply. Can I replace a broken SRAM X5 with a new SRAM X3 on a 9-speed mountain bike? They both appear to be 1:1 activation ratio.

Thanks
05-09-11, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,723
Posted By bfromcolo

Can you be specific? For example I see Dura Ace...

Can you be specific? For example I see Dura Ace and Jagwire Hyper road cable kits at about the same price point ($16 - 18 online). Do these meet the definition of basic lined/SS? I am looking to...
05-07-11, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By bfromcolo

Thanks, I figured it would be OK, just kind of...

Thanks, I figured it would be OK, just kind of surprised there were no issues as a result of this screw being loose, maybe for years. Its a wonder it didn't jam into a spoke end at some point and...
05-07-11, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By bfromcolo

cassette screw fell out?

I removed a SRAM 9-speed cassette to move it to another wheel and the thin screw holding the bottom 7 cogs together fell out. It would seem like it would have been bouncing off the spoke ends from...
Forum: Touring
05-04-11, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,899
Posted By bfromcolo

Thanks for the response. I think the bike will...

Thanks for the response. I think the bike will go to 38s with fenders from what I have read, but the wheels I am currently using probably won't go much wider than 32s, Mavic Open Sports I had on...
Forum: Touring
05-04-11, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,899
Posted By bfromcolo

good 700x32 tire for gravel

I have done a good bit of searching but am going to post yet another tire question anyway. The local roads/trails I ride on include concrete, asphalt, packed dirt, loose gravel and even some sand. ...
Replies: 19
Views: 7,815
Posted By bfromcolo

I really like the bike, and if I decide to keep...

I really like the bike, and if I decide to keep it I can leave the seat post as is.

But I have been looking at touring bikes, with some thought of trying some unsupported touring. To fund one...
Replies: 19
Views: 7,815
Posted By bfromcolo

First I tried penetrating oil over a several day...

First I tried penetrating oil over a several day period, and I tried household ammonia again for few days. After destroying 2 saddles I managed to get it to turn about 45 degrees left and right, but...
Replies: 19
Views: 7,815
Posted By bfromcolo

I sent numerous pictures through someone named...

I sent numerous pictures through someone named Tina at Tommasini for identification. They said it was manufactured between 85 - 87, after that I think they went from SLX to SPX for larger frame...
Replies: 19
Views: 7,815
Posted By bfromcolo

Guess I need to spend some more time working on...

Guess I need to spend some more time working on the post then. I was able to get it to turn about 45 degrees in both directions, but not make any headway vertically it before I gave up.

The 600...
Replies: 19
Views: 7,815
Posted By bfromcolo

mid 80s Tommasini Super Prestige

I am getting the bug to buy a touring bike, but would likely have to sell my road bike first. I have a 85 - 87 (according to the factory) Tommasini Super Prestige. And I am wondering about its...
09-17-10, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,481
Posted By bfromcolo

Thanks! I'll have to give it a try.

Thanks! I'll have to give it a try.
09-17-10, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,481
Posted By bfromcolo

Cherry Creek Regional Trail

I was looking at the map for this trail.

http://www.douglas.co.us/openspace/documents/SmallMapCherryCreekMapJune_06.pdf

Can any Denver locals tell me, where it says the trail is completed from...
09-03-10, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By bfromcolo

http://www.tommasini.com/eng/forcelle.php ...

http://www.tommasini.com/eng/forcelle.php

Tommasini lists the AIR fork on their website. You might try contacting them.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-15-10, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,007
Posted By bfromcolo

NOVA charged $2 for shipping after I contacted...

NOVA charged $2 for shipping after I contacted them, apparently their web site thinks everything weighs too much. They did charge a $5 small order fee though. But they were the only source for...
Forum: Commuting
08-15-10, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15,278
Views: 11,124,400
Posted By bfromcolo

http://www.bikeforums.net/%3Ctable%20style=%22widt...

http://www.bikeforums.net/%3Ctable%20style=%22width:auto;%22%3E%3Ctr%3E%3Ctd%3E%3Ca%20href=%22http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/N1ZIZGBP6RF7n5PlQTPs1A?feat=embedwebsite%22%3E%3Cimg%20src=%22http://...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-06-10, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,007
Posted By bfromcolo

Help finding a rivet cable stop

I am trying to find a source to get a couple of these. None of the local shops I checked could help, NOVA is the only US based supplier I found online but between a $5 small order fee and $15...
08-06-10, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,459
Posted By bfromcolo

Right I am definitely looking for a rivet on...

Right I am definitely looking for a rivet on cable stop for a shifter cable.
08-06-10, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,459
Posted By bfromcolo

Does anyone know an online source where these can...

Does anyone know an online source where these can be purchased? I have been to 4 shops in town without success. I only found one site online Nova Cycles Supply and they want $5 to handle the small...
08-05-10, 04:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,459
Posted By bfromcolo

I'll do that, if I glue it first, I am sure to...

I'll do that, if I glue it first, I am sure to drill the holes in the right place.
08-05-10, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,459
Posted By bfromcolo

It does, but the other end of the cable housing...

It does, but the other end of the cable housing has to butt up against something too, which could be the shifter itself, but I thought it would be cleaner to run housing from the shifter to the...
08-05-10, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,459
Posted By bfromcolo

I have been looking at those too, but I haven't...

I have been looking at those too, but I haven't found any reference to the size, this frame has larger chainstay tubes than I have seen before and they aren't exactly round, and of course the bike...
08-05-10, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,459
Posted By bfromcolo

It's aluminum so it's not going to rust.

It's aluminum so it's not going to rust.
08-05-10, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,459
Posted By bfromcolo

rivet chainstay cable stop unsafe?

I stopped by the local bike shop looking for one of these. First they had never heard of them, and then proceeded to tell me that drilling a couple small holes in the chainstay would dangerously...
08-04-10, 03:34 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,530
Posted By bfromcolo

Mid-80s Tommasini Super Prestige with 90s Shimano...

Mid-80s Tommasini Super Prestige with 90s Shimano 600 8-speed STI drive train.


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And here's a 80 Schwinn Traveller turned commuter with a Nexus hub. This bike weighs 40lbs, between the...
07-27-10, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By bfromcolo

Looks like FC-MT60. Thanks

Looks like FC-MT60.

Thanks
07-27-10, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By bfromcolo

bottom bracket question

I am planning to replace the frame on my commuter with a new Nashbar touring frame. My current rear hub is a Shimano Nexus 7 and the crank is Shimano Deore square taper tandem captain's crank...
Forum: Commuting
07-27-10, 01:50 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,563
Posted By bfromcolo

+1 Nothing "green" about those cartridges, and I...

+1 Nothing "green" about those cartridges, and I am tired of seeing them littered along the path. Using them seems a bit hypocritical if I want people to think I am somehow environmentally friendly...
Forum: Touring
05-05-10, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,260
Posted By bfromcolo

I just saw a brand new Randonee in the Colorado...

I just saw a brand new Randonee in the Colorado Springs store last Sunday. Maybe its an in store item?
Forum: Southwest
11-23-09, 11:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 609
Posted By bfromcolo

Alamogordo area MTB trails?

We will be visiting Alamogordo for Thanksgiving, I am trying to find information on any mountain bike trails in the region. Nothing too extreme.

Thanks
10-24-09, 11:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 463
Posted By bfromcolo

Vittoria training tire shredding?

I built a training wheel and installed a new Vittoria Pro Home Training tire. Theory was i would stop leaving melted rubber on the roller of my mag trainer. Now instead I have brightly colored...
10-07-09, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,169,171
Posted By bfromcolo

ISO: Campagnolo Omega 19 32-hole 700c...

ISO:

Campagnolo Omega 19 32-hole 700c clincher rim, NOS
Shimano long cage road rear derailleur (105 or Ultegra)
34t chainring, 110 bcd

Have:

Giving my road bike some lower gears, all these...
07-12-09, 03:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By bfromcolo

Campy Omega 19 or substitute?

I have a 32 spoke 700C rear rim that needs to be replaced. It is a Campy Omega 19. Does anyone know of a NOS source for these or can someone recommend a replacement rim of similar design?

Thanks
07-09-09, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,463
Posted By bfromcolo

LOL now how did I miss that. Thanks

LOL now how did I miss that. Thanks
07-09-09, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,463
Posted By bfromcolo

Manitou Skareb Super PSI?

I picked up a used bike. It has a 03 Manitou Skareb Super fork. I am trying to determine some PSI guidelines for the front fork air pressure. The Maintou site has the 03 users guide but it does...
07-07-09, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By bfromcolo

Tubeless question

I am looking at buying a used bike. It's a 03 model with low miles that appears to have sat for a while. For rims and wheels it is factory spec with:

Rims Mavic Crossmax SL
Tires Hutchinson...
06-19-09, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,008
Posted By bfromcolo

I am looking at a bike from an online retailler...

I am looking at a bike from an online retailler that is not available from any of the local shops and trying to compare sizes with my current bikes. My current mountain bike is a 10 year old Gary...
06-19-09, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,008
Posted By bfromcolo

Thanks for the responses. I understand...

Thanks for the responses.

I understand that the top tube length is more important assuming you can straddle the frame with some margin of safety. In the case of the frames I am comparing the...
06-19-09, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,008
Posted By bfromcolo

sloping top tube stand over height

Where is the stand over height measured on a bike with a sloping top tube?

I ask because I am contemplating purchasing a new bike over the net and can't really test ride one.

Thanks
03-30-09, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2,660
Views: 606,244
Posted By bfromcolo

Here is my commuter. Schwinn Traveller. ...

Here is my commuter. Schwinn Traveller.

http://img215.imageshack.us/img215/2818/schwinntraveller02en6.jpg

http://img23.imageshack.us/img23/5127/commuter.jpg
02-17-09, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By bfromcolo

SRAM 8 speed cassettes

I am looking at buying a 11 - 32 8 speed cassette and a MTB rear derailleur for my road bike. SRAM has three models 820, 830 and 850. I was wondering what your opinions are on the 830 versus the...
02-04-09, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By bfromcolo

Good question, I will check that when I get home.

Good question, I will check that when I get home.
02-04-09, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By bfromcolo

brake clearance issue

I changed the suspension fork on my old mountain bike, used to be RS Indy and I replaced it with a Dart 2. After moving all the brake parts over to the new fork, I had a problem with the knobby...
01-27-09, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7,549
Views: 2,095,987
Posted By bfromcolo

Mid 80s Tommasini Super Prestige SLX with Shimano...

Mid 80s Tommasini Super Prestige SLX with Shimano 600 8 speed.
01-23-09, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8,244
Views: 354,931
Posted By bfromcolo

SCHWINN LE TOUR Made in japan COMPLETE stock bike...

SCHWINN LE TOUR Made in japan COMPLETE stock bike down to the tires! This is a rare find and in superb shape! $800

http://cosprings.craigslist.org/bik/1004328581.html

Now there's a deal...
12-10-08, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By bfromcolo

stuck seat post, all my fault...

I have read about a 1000 stuck seat post threads and Sheldon Brown's article on the topic so far, and I think my problem is unique.

I recently bought a used 20 year old Tommasini with SLX tubing....
11-05-08, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By bfromcolo

My "new" ride, Tommasini Super Prestige

This popped up on my local craigslist for $300 last week. I have been wanting to get a nice steel road bike so I ran over and grabbed it. It had been sitting unused in a shed for years, but it...
10-31-08, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By bfromcolo

It is a cartridge unit. I was finally able to...

It is a cartridge unit. I was finally able to get the ends unscrewed by applying more force.
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