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Forum: Triathlon
12-09-10, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By bspurrie

Need Lower Aerobars - Recomendations?

My Felt S32 came with the Profile Design Aerolites, which as you know mount on top of the base bar. Besides being able to take out the armpad spacer you really can't get these any lower. Any...
06-11-10, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By bspurrie

Thank for the replys

I was looking at a late 80's Trek 400 on craigslist that needed wheels and I have a set of modern 8 speed wheels and was wondering if the spacing was 130 or 126. Sounds like I might still be able to...
06-10-10, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By bspurrie

130mm vs 126mm spacing

Was there a specific year when the spacing went from 126 to 130? Or was it a gradual conversion?
10-02-09, 04:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 669
Posted By bspurrie

2002 Trek 8000 Frame

I currently have a 2006 Gary Fisher Marlin. I wa thinking of upgrading some components and I found the same size 2002 Trek 8000 Frame for sale. Is this frame worth the trouble to swap over my new...
Forum: Triathlon
07-30-09, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By bspurrie

Ditto

Ditto
Forum: Triathlon
07-30-09, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,231
Posted By bspurrie

Yeah, 35min 10K, that's slow! Wait till he's 40!

Yeah, 35min 10K, that's slow! Wait till he's 40!
Forum: Triathlon
10-17-08, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By bspurrie

I just bought some Pearl Izumi Tri shorts from...

I just bought some Pearl Izumi Tri shorts from www.all3sports.com for $45
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-08, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 833
Posted By bspurrie

I have the Trek 1000 and hated the Sora thumb...

I have the Trek 1000 and hated the Sora thumb downshifters so here is what I did since I'm on a budget. I found set of 9 speed Tiagra brifters on Craigslist that were in real good shape, as good as...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-08, 11:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,047
Posted By bspurrie

Wow, thanks for all the great comments. I will...

Wow, thanks for all the great comments. I will try a bunch on.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-08, 05:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,047
Posted By bspurrie

Road Shoe Recommendations

I have been cycling for about three years and have been using mountain bike shoes on road and mountain bike. Looking for a pair of entry level road shoes, don't want $200 shoes. Any ideas on brands...
Forum: Triathlon
08-01-08, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By bspurrie

Added them last year at the end of my second...

Added them last year at the end of my second season. Noticed a difference right away. Added new wheel set this year. Two huge improvements.
Forum: Triathlon
07-31-08, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,394
Posted By bspurrie

Agree with that. I have had a 87 schwinn...

Agree with that. I have had a 87 schwinn traveler and 85 schwinn traveler and currently own an 86 Miyata One Ten. All low to mid range bikes for their time but you'd be suprised how nice the 80's...
07-29-08, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By bspurrie

Probably component weight. But the real question...

Probably component weight. But the real question is why ditch the 1500. I have an 06 Trek and a 86 Miyata. It's great to switch off and feel the differences, and your 760 is much better than my...
07-29-08, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By bspurrie

Just sold a red 85 traveler for $50 last month. ...

Just sold a red 85 traveler for $50 last month. Found it in the trash, it needed tires and grips but that was all. I rode it for a year and it was rock solid. Sold it once I found an 86 Miyata One...
Forum: Triathlon
07-25-08, 07:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,394
Posted By bspurrie

I agree with these comments, don't let the snobs...

I agree with these comments, don't let the snobs get you down. Kudos for even trying. I have been doing triathlons for three years on an entry level Trek 1000. I pass a lot of real fancy...
07-22-08, 04:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By bspurrie

Which hoods will work on shimano non aero

Has anyone had any luck fitting diacomp hoods on shimano brake levers? I have a 1986 Miyata with guey hoods and I can find plenty of the diacomp ones. I dont care if they dont fit perfect, 90%...
Forum: Triathlon
06-27-08, 05:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By bspurrie

The most popular bricks are bike to run bricks. ...

The most popular bricks are bike to run bricks. Typically after your long ride of the week without much delay go for a run like you would in a tri. When I train for the olympic distance a 40 mile...
06-24-08, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By bspurrie

Thanks

Thanks
06-21-08, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By bspurrie

Jersey sizing question

Kinda a newb quest but, how do most people size their jerseys? Are they suppoesed to fit real snug? I know everyone is different but what is the norm?
06-20-08, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By bspurrie

What about Non-Aero hoods? I have an 86 Miyata...

What about Non-Aero hoods? I have an 86 Miyata with Shimano brakes that have old gummy tan hoods. Can I get a replacement for those? I would actually prefer black if I could find them.
Forum: Triathlon
06-11-08, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By bspurrie

How do you follow that?

How do you follow that?
06-06-08, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By bspurrie

Thanks for the offer. I bought an RD-L525 on...

Thanks for the offer. I bought an RD-L525 on ebay for $14 shipped. Works great! Just need to find a chain now.
05-31-08, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By bspurrie

Thanks Jim

Thanks Jim
05-31-08, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By bspurrie

The shifters you linked to are the exact L525 I...

The shifters you linked to are the exact L525 I was referring to. So if I understand you, I can use my shifters with an indexing rear deraileur, right?

Thanks,
Bill
05-31-08, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By bspurrie

Need help determining correct rear derailleur

Okay, I will preface this with I am a newb when come to building up bikes.

As I posted earlier, I picked up a 1986 Miyata One Ten in the trash. Need a rear derailleur and chain. Based on...
05-30-08, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By bspurrie

Thanks I think it is an 86. I'm assuming the...

Thanks I think it is an 86. I'm assuming the rear derail was Shimano too. Any idea what specific one was on there? Or what will work if I can't locate? Also, the rims are all black. Is this 27 in...
05-29-08, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By bspurrie

Miyata One Ten Age Question

Found an entry level Miyata 12 speed in the trash today. Looks in decent shape. No rear derail or chain. Lots of Shimano components, signature handle bar and cranks, down tube shimano indexed,...
03-15-08, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By bspurrie

So it sounds like no matter for the front wheel. ...

So it sounds like no matter for the front wheel. Good info all. Thanks!
03-15-08, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By bspurrie

Newbie Wheel Question

Is there a certain direction for the front wheel to rotate. I ask this because I just upgraded my stock Alex wheelset to Mavic Aksiums and I can't determine which way the front wheel goes if it has...
01-27-08, 03:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,136
Posted By bspurrie

I thought the Peloton tires were glue on...

I thought the Peloton tires were glue on tubulars/not clinchers.
01-18-08, 05:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By bspurrie

I read that Schwinn book a couple of months ago. ...

I read that Schwinn book a couple of months ago. I enjoyed it too.
12-15-07, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By bspurrie

Me too. Have the $7 performance tires on my...

Me too. Have the $7 performance tires on my traveler
12-14-07, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,107
Posted By bspurrie

What does NOS stand for?

What does NOS stand for?
12-11-07, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By bspurrie

I think these are pretty common actually. Had...

I think these are pretty common actually. Had them on my 1989 and have them on my 1985, both Weinmann rims and Maillard hubs.
Forum: Triathlon
12-03-07, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By bspurrie

I may have posted earlier but besides making sure...

I may have posted earlier but besides making sure that you are not increasing your weekly mileage or any single run distance more than 10% and making sure you have the right shoes it will just take...
11-28-07, 09:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,162
Posted By bspurrie

Had them on my Traveler for a few weeks now and...

Had them on my Traveler for a few weeks now and no complaints.
11-26-07, 07:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,831
Posted By bspurrie

I agree. There has been a bunch of deals on...

I agree. There has been a bunch of deals on Detroit CL lately. I saw that Univega, really tempting!
11-20-07, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By bspurrie

Why does a trainer give me sore calfs?

I seem to have a proplem with riding my bike on a trainer. I remember this from last season when I got the trainer too. Just trying to do some maintainence cycling now that the weather has gotten...
Forum: Triathlon
11-18-07, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,877
Posted By bspurrie

I also have the T2. Used them for my last oly of...

I also have the T2. Used them for my last oly of the year. They work great and you can't beat the price.
11-17-07, 08:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,162
Posted By bspurrie

Just put them on my Traveler and they ride great....

Just put them on my Traveler and they ride great. Can't beat the price!!
11-04-07, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,872
Posted By bspurrie

Pretty sure it's an 86 touring Schwinn. Not made...

Pretty sure it's an 86 touring Schwinn. Not made in Chicago, maybe Greenville. The rims are aluminum. It was between the LeTour and the Traveler. Nice bike, not sure if it has any significant...
10-27-07, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 387,813
Posted By bspurrie

No picture but the desciption sounds good ...

No picture but the desciption sounds good
http://detroit.craigslist.org/bik/461339118.html
10-22-07, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By bspurrie

Need Recommendation on New Tubes and Tires

Does anyone have any recommendations for tubes and tires for my 1985 Schwinn Traveler? I blew out one of the original tubes on my bike by inflating it to the max psi. It was just sitting in the...
Forum: Triathlon
10-19-07, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By bspurrie

That B2 Pro is absolutely stunning.

That B2 Pro is absolutely stunning.
Forum: Triathlon
10-16-07, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,011
Posted By bspurrie

Sure you could do it on four days! You got the...

Sure you could do it on four days! You got the running down, I also ran marathons b4 switching to triathlons. So I would try to make sure that you get at least one day a week running and try to do...
Forum: Triathlon
10-15-07, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,792
Posted By bspurrie

Well then, I think you have the bike covered,...

Well then, I think you have the bike covered, faster engine required!

Get out and train on that sweet ride!!!
Forum: Triathlon
10-06-07, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By bspurrie

Geez, I wish I had such tough decisions to...

Geez, I wish I had such tough decisions to make................what the other two said!
Forum: Triathlon
10-03-07, 04:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By bspurrie

Sounds like you are on the right track. You have...

Sounds like you are on the right track. You have plenty of prep time. A sprint is a great way to see if you even like it. If your bike is in good working condition it will be fine. A bike shop...
Forum: Triathlon
09-29-07, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By bspurrie

I have one pair of Specialized MTB shoes that I...

I have one pair of Specialized MTB shoes that I use on my road and MTB, training or racing.
Forum: Triathlon
09-21-07, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 732
Posted By bspurrie

Don't know if you will find anything, and if you...

Don't know if you will find anything, and if you do will it match or look decent??? I use the shims and mine have never moved if that is your concern.
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