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10-25-10, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,663
Posted By BulkyRider

They both accept PayPal payment so I dont see too...

They both accept PayPal payment so I dont see too much danger to buy from them...except quality of products.
10-24-10, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,722
Posted By BulkyRider

http://italiancyclingjournal.blogspot.com/2010/07/...

http://italiancyclingjournal.blogspot.com/2010/07/new-de-rosa-model-for-2011-r848-or-vega.html

I at least believed that the grade of carbon is different. Hmm.
10-24-10, 08:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,459
Posted By BulkyRider

Well I did small survey on that, and the answer...

Well I did small survey on that, and the answer is "Yes and No". It is now clearly allowed to operate Tandem in 5 prefectures (Nagano, Hyogo, Yamagata, Ehime, Hiroshima). For other pref, it is...
10-24-10, 07:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,459
Posted By BulkyRider

seems most of cyclists are happy with that. nice...

seems most of cyclists are happy with that. nice :)
10-24-10, 02:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,170
Posted By BulkyRider

Yes. Bad smell can make you spaced out and that's...

Yes. Bad smell can make you spaced out and that's dangerous :p
10-23-10, 07:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,663
Posted By BulkyRider

BTW, guys I beg you please, DO NOT buy fakie...

BTW, guys I beg you please, DO NOT buy fakie livestrong products on eBay...
10-23-10, 07:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,170
Posted By BulkyRider

Cant wear my helmets without washing it. That's...

Cant wear my helmets without washing it. That's too stinky... I always want to have a helmet which can separate strap so that's easier to wash cuz only strap soak up my sweat. (but also think it's...
10-23-10, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By BulkyRider

Any pics available?

Any pics available?
10-23-10, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By BulkyRider

Since I don't know what-for-how-much the LBS...

Since I don't know what-for-how-much the LBS sells, can't really help you, but wonder why don't you ask the same question to LBS staff? Tell them your needs. I believe they'll offer the best one for...
10-22-10, 09:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,459
Posted By BulkyRider

I thought it is better I go first so she can have...

I thought it is better I go first so she can have aerodynamic-benefit, but maybe we don't go speedy like 20-25mph. Tandem is not allowed on public road in Japan yet. (Might be able to do that in the...
10-22-10, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By BulkyRider

I skipped that it includes trainer. If BP348 will...

I skipped that it includes trainer. If BP348 will use it, that's a nice deal.
10-22-10, 05:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By BulkyRider

It really depends on its condition and fitting,...

It really depends on its condition and fitting, bu the line "Original Kenda Tires" makes me wonder. If original means "3-4yrs old", it sounds like owner didn't really ride on it so nicer condition...
10-21-10, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,722
Posted By BulkyRider

Well, I was just simply shocked to see that...

Well, I was just simply shocked to see that product name and shape are almost "same"(but the quality of carbon fiber is not sure.). Didn't mean like De Rosa is sucking the money. (Though I still...
10-21-10, 09:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,459
Posted By BulkyRider

Well, I'm 6'4 and she's 5. :S Anyway, yea I'll...

Well, I'm 6'4 and she's 5. :S Anyway, yea I'll talk to her about this issue, but the thing is like it's gonna be winter and not too nice timing to start biking x( We'd save some money this winter and...
10-21-10, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,580
Posted By BulkyRider

Wow, I only knew Wiggle and CRC :o Thank ;)

Wow, I only knew Wiggle and CRC :o Thank ;)
10-21-10, 04:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,580
Posted By BulkyRider

Hi. Thanks for your posting. Are you specifically...

Hi. Thanks for your posting. Are you specifically talking about e-shop like Wiggle? They're superb and mostly they offer free shipping to Japan as well.(Except complete bikes and trainers). I usually...
10-21-10, 03:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,722
Posted By BulkyRider

De Rosa and Chinese OEM carbon frames

How much do you think "painting and brand" worth?

OEM Company (Not sure about the price)
http://www.xpa-cycling.com/products_data.php?htm=33.html&key=2

De Rosa R848...
10-21-10, 02:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,079
Posted By BulkyRider

First, it is at least nice to hear you didn't get...

First, it is at least nice to hear you didn't get damaged. Whatever justice is, more damage is on BIKERS when car and bike collide. Well, legal rules (laws) are usually disregarded. Follow "traffic...
10-21-10, 02:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,459
Posted By BulkyRider

That's true, but do you sleep w/h your bike??? lol

That's true, but do you sleep w/h your bike??? lol
10-21-10, 02:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,459
Posted By BulkyRider

Haha... I mean, she might get angry when she...

Haha... I mean, she might get angry when she found how much I spent to get new wheels. "What could you have done to me with that money?" :P
10-20-10, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,580
Posted By BulkyRider

Here's result. Finally I BARELY saved some money...

Here's result. Finally I BARELY saved some money compare to direct shipping, but wasted about a week due to trouble. I researched and thought it'd be more reasonable to use mail forwarding...
10-20-10, 08:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,459
Posted By BulkyRider

Seems there's more than 95% of pros and less than...

Seems there's more than 95% of pros and less than 5% of cons, or perhaps only lucky people are here :p I'm not really sure how much she'll love it, but would ask her to enjoy with me. Thanks...
10-20-10, 01:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,459
Posted By BulkyRider

Does your partner also ride?

Hi there. My GF is not really interested in biking and I'd like her to get involved. HOWEVER, I think there might be both pros and cons with it. (She might get crazy if she found how much it costs...
10-20-10, 12:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 990
Posted By BulkyRider

26years old steel... yepp for me thats more...

26years old steel... yepp for me thats more attractive than carbon teenagers :p
10-14-10, 08:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,279
Posted By BulkyRider

Good seller discloses well (If not, they will do...

Good seller discloses well (If not, they will do at your request). Bad seller try to pretend as if they're like new when its not. And it seems those who are not into bike shows less details cuz they...
10-12-10, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,067
Posted By BulkyRider

You should carefully adjust your saddle height...

You should carefully adjust your saddle height and the way you sit on it. Stand the hipbone and don't slide (or rub, whatever) your hip on the saddle, just be stable. Proper siting position is...
10-12-10, 07:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,401
Posted By BulkyRider

about 20lbs....but i gain in winter :P

about 20lbs....but i gain in winter :P
10-11-10, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By BulkyRider

seems only eBay can help you if you know what ur...

seems only eBay can help you if you know what ur proper size is.
Forum: Asia
10-11-10, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,658
Posted By BulkyRider

hope it helps. let me know if there's something i...

hope it helps. let me know if there's something i can help.

Happy cycling ;)
10-09-10, 11:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,435
Posted By BulkyRider

Shame,,,,DT in all of my post meant ST. I've been...

Shame,,,,DT in all of my post meant ST. I've been riding bike for more than 10 years and been misunderstanding DT as ST, and ST as DT....It's sort of miracle isnt it....urgh!!
Forum: Asia
10-09-10, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,658
Posted By BulkyRider

hmm...im jap but never seen that kind of jerseys....

hmm...im jap but never seen that kind of jerseys. One thing I can tell you is J-sports online shop sells some Anime jerseys, baseball or succer team corroboration jerseys and Parody shirts (J Sports...
10-09-10, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By BulkyRider

The way TT curves is actually sexy... kool!

The way TT curves is actually sexy... kool!
10-09-10, 01:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By BulkyRider

For your fitting, my favorite site is Wrench...

For your fitting, my favorite site is Wrench Science. Go to "Road" and "Fitting System" They tell how you should measure and what size would appropriate.

http://www.wrenchscience.com/

However,...
10-09-10, 01:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,435
Posted By BulkyRider

Sorry if my explanation was unclear. For this...

Sorry if my explanation was unclear. For this point, drawing can tell easier. Left one is how it is supposed to be. center one...not really appreciable, right one is the bad example.
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This...
10-08-10, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,828
Posted By BulkyRider

Regarding compatibility, I recommend 105. That is...

Regarding compatibility, I recommend 105. That is good enough as well.
10-08-10, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,435
Posted By BulkyRider

Hi. I'm 6'4. on 63. I think it is not depending...

Hi. I'm 6'4. on 63. I think it is not depending on how tall you are, but how long is your reach and how flexible your body is. Also for what you ride the bike. In this case you're clear that you want...
10-08-10, 06:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,865
Posted By BulkyRider

Son..guys are tend to squeeze something into...

Son..guys are tend to squeeze something into narrow space....
10-08-10, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By BulkyRider

I'm in Japan and seems it's typical to wear...

I'm in Japan and seems it's typical to wear UNIQLO shirt for riding especially those who ride hybrid bikes. Some snobby road bikers are laughing on that and common ppl are laughing on road bikers...
10-07-10, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,580
Posted By BulkyRider

>abdon Dammnnnn... You oughta say sorry to...

>abdon
Dammnnnn... You oughta say sorry to everybody...You made everybody (,or at least me) drool!! lol
Thanks for PM!
10-05-10, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,580
Posted By BulkyRider

>ShimerFade If the bike is located in HI, I...

>ShimerFade
If the bike is located in HI, I will:) Actually bike is in OH. Will I be killed if I get there Lebron jersey on me?lol

>Abdon
Thanks a lot for your kind message. I tried to reply,...
10-05-10, 12:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,770
Posted By BulkyRider

YOU GUYS...GUILTY!! made me wanna get one!

YOU GUYS...GUILTY!! made me wanna get one!
10-04-10, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,580
Posted By BulkyRider

>Fletsbob I sometimes feel the same when I...

>Fletsbob

I sometimes feel the same when I saw public bus is running with stating "Out of Service". They serve "clean air" on me though,

>Jrobert
Well, firstly it's size matter. I bid for...
10-04-10, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,580
Posted By BulkyRider

Thanks for your suggestion...I wonder how some...

Thanks for your suggestion...I wonder how some sellers can offer cheaper shipping cost like $100. Is that because couriers offer special rating to shops, or they send frame and components separately?
10-03-10, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,580
Posted By BulkyRider

Cheapest way to send complete bike from US to Japan?

I'm thinking of bidding complete bike on eBay. However, one big problem is I OWE SHIPPING COST.(Yea I know that's usual.)

I briefly estimated the size of packing as [40/30/12]inches, and then,...
06-19-10, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By BulkyRider

I totally agree. There's huge price differences...

I totally agree. There's huge price differences between actual shops and online shops. High-level people suggest importance of professional tuning and care, but you know I don't belong to that level...
06-18-10, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By BulkyRider

Thanks for your opinion, guys. I also never had...

Thanks for your opinion, guys. I also never had problem with e-shops. (Has anyone tried eBay frame?)
06-18-10, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By BulkyRider

Do you buy from e-shop?

I'm living suburban and I don't have good bike shop around. And then, I sometimes need to buy from e-shop. However, many cyclists suggest that you should find good shop and use there regularly....
06-17-10, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,236
Posted By BulkyRider

A319 had too wide rim width to me. I mean, in...

A319 had too wide rim width to me. I mean, in case I lose weight and felt like to use narrower tire like 23c. I want it to be 36, and then for open pro, they are out of stock. That's kinda why I'm...
06-17-10, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,236
Posted By BulkyRider

Finally, I think I'll get [Shimano 105hubs +...

Finally, I think I'll get [Shimano 105hubs + Mavic Open Sport + DT Swiss 2mm brass Spokes] wheels. My friend introduced me wheel builder and he told me it would be $220 in total. In addtion,...
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