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02-27-14, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3,217
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Posted By silsteve

My first MTB. Sold my roadbike once I caught the...

My first MTB. Sold my roadbike once I caught the bug after riding my buddies SS Rig.

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10-02-13, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5,061
Views: 3,560,961
Posted By silsteve

Once I saw the color I couldn't say no either. ...

Once I saw the color I couldn't say no either.

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-12, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,290
Posted By silsteve

I had a pair of LOOK Keo's. The pedals themselves...

I had a pair of LOOK Keo's. The pedals themselves were great, the cleats on the other hand were not. I broke two cleats within a year while riding (one on the road the other on the track, and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-12, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,372,370
Posted By silsteve

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-12, 02:45 PM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,372,370
Posted By silsteve

Haven't been on here for a while, but here she...

Haven't been on here for a while, but here she is:

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-11, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,372,370
Posted By silsteve

It's been a while but here is my new ride: ...

It's been a while but here is my new ride:

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-10, 12:14 PM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,372,370
Posted By silsteve

Got a new wheelset, very happy so far. ...

Got a new wheelset, very happy so far.

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04-21-10, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,652,073
Posted By silsteve

Eddy Merckx and Giovanni Pelizzoli hanging out. ...

Eddy Merckx and Giovanni Pelizzoli hanging out.

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-10, 08:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,493
Posted By silsteve

here are mine. ...

here are mine.
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04-07-10, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 1,011,771
Posted By silsteve

Velodrome Night. ...

Velodrome Night.

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-10, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,372,370
Posted By silsteve

New stem and seatpost. ...

New stem and seatpost.

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-10, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 619,146
Posted By silsteve

I've had it for a while now and still need to...

I've had it for a while now and still need to make up my mind about a wheelset, but here it is.

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-10, 09:46 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 10,761
Posted By silsteve

car: ...

car:
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bikes:
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02-23-10, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,143
Posted By silsteve

I used to have Miche cranks with matching BB and...

I used to have Miche cranks with matching BB and never had problems with the BB moving. They felt solid and worth their price. I personally can't compare them to the Sugino's though.
01-22-10, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,652,073
Posted By silsteve

Thanks guys for the compliments.

Thanks guys for the compliments.
01-20-10, 08:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,786
Posted By silsteve

I think we had identical tires and my wheels are...

I think we had identical tires and my wheels are definitely not under tensioned.
01-19-10, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,786
Posted By silsteve

I have open pros and tried my buddies Atlanta 96...

I have open pros and tried my buddies Atlanta 96 wheelset once and they were significantly stiffer and harsher on the road. Acceleration was also slow in comparison but deep section wheels hold speed...
01-18-10, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,652,073
Posted By silsteve

track day ...

track day
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01-16-10, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,652,073
Posted By silsteve

I like what I see LupinIII

I like what I see LupinIII
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-10, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,372,370
Posted By silsteve

How do you like those fenders?

How do you like those fenders?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-09, 05:04 PM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,372,370
Posted By silsteve

New addition to the stable, still need to do some...

New addition to the stable, still need to do some minor adjustments to get it perfect but so far so good.

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11-10-09, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,652,073
Posted By silsteve

I usually have drops or bullhorns so the tt...

I usually have drops or bullhorns so the tt protector actually makes sense.
11-10-09, 04:20 AM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,907,598
Posted By silsteve

Syntace Stratos 200

Syntace Stratos 200
11-09-09, 10:47 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,652,073
Posted By silsteve

Hipster mode ...

Hipster mode
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11-08-09, 09:59 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 206,045
Posted By silsteve

HAVE: Cinelli quill stem; 26.0mm clamp...

HAVE:
Cinelli quill stem; 26.0mm clamp diameter, 70mm long. old school "Cinelli Milano" logo on top of the stem

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-09, 06:42 PM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,372,370
Posted By silsteve

Got a new stem and new to me wheelset ...

Got a new stem and new to me wheelset

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09-07-09, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 901
Posted By silsteve

A buddy of mine did something similar to this....

A buddy of mine did something similar to this. You can get a custom drilled rear Phil Wood hub. As they mentioned earlier though it will be pricey.
09-02-09, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3,422
Views: 411,557
Posted By silsteve

Have: 57cm c-t-c Marin Portofino made of...

Have:
57cm c-t-c Marin Portofino made of Columbus Foco tubing with Columbus Nemo fork with Cane Creek S2 headset, 1" threadless, english BB, 27.2seatpost diameter, 126mm rear spacing ... Frame,...
08-09-09, 12:02 AM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 1,011,771
Posted By silsteve

Chadbrochill17 and I at the open races warming up...

Chadbrochill17 and I at the open races warming up
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And the entire group of racers that night...
07-30-09, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,652,073
Posted By silsteve

Thanks. Tire on the disc in the pic is a...

Thanks. Tire on the disc in the pic is a continental tubular.
07-30-09, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,652,073
Posted By silsteve

Fixed: ...

Fixed:
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The saddle angle is really comfortable for me and I can easily do 45miles (I think that counts as long distance!?) on it which...
07-27-09, 09:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By silsteve

Wound Up make a carbon fork that's 1" but it's...

Wound Up make a carbon fork that's 1" but it's pricey. I bought a Nashbar carbon fork that was 1" as well, the rake was a little off though.
07-25-09, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,652,073
Posted By silsteve

open pro cd's

open pro cd's
07-25-09, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,652,073
Posted By silsteve

Changed a couple things around. ...

Changed a couple things around.
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07-20-09, 07:02 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 28,328
Posted By silsteve

love it

love it
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-09, 06:54 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,756
Posted By silsteve

Only if the rain is accompanied by thunder and...

Only if the rain is accompanied by thunder and lightning.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-09, 06:51 PM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,372,370
Posted By silsteve

Looks really nice jet, love the look of the...

Looks really nice jet, love the look of the wheelset.
07-13-09, 09:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,075
Posted By silsteve

Eddy. I think it would be silly to give it...

Eddy. I think it would be silly to give it another name.
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07-07-09, 07:24 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 28,328
Posted By silsteve

I don't think that this wheel would...

I don't think that this wheel would catastrophically explode. It feels strong. My buddy found this wheel locally and lets just say that the seller was asking $200. :D
07-06-09, 10:20 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 28,328
Posted By silsteve

So far so good. The aerodynamic advantage is not...

So far so good. The aerodynamic advantage is not as noticeable as a rear disc wheel though. The only thing that worries me is the fact that it's a tubular.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-09, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27,059
Views: 17,372,370
Posted By silsteve

Marin Portofino - I was going to sell/trade the...

Marin Portofino - I was going to sell/trade the frameset because it felt a little large, but I decided to build it up and just ride it.
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07-06-09, 05:20 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 28,328
Posted By silsteve

Just finished the build ...

Just finished the build
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-09, 10:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,079
Posted By silsteve

I'm not complaining about the fact that it rains...

I'm not complaining about the fact that it rains and that I get wet. I'm just always torn between just keeping on riding or stopping and putting my jacket on. The end result seems to be the same,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-09, 08:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,079
Posted By silsteve

What to do when it rains?

Here is my problem. I live in FL and currently it's rain season and of course it's hot/humid at the same time. Now, when I'm out on the road and it starts to rain I hesitate to use my rain jacket...
06-22-09, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3,422
Views: 411,557
Posted By silsteve

HAVE: Marin Portofino 57cm squared c-t-c with...

HAVE:
Marin Portofino 57cm squared c-t-c with new 1" Cane creek S2 threadless headset; 27.2mm seatpost diameter, english BB, braze on FD, 126mm rear spacing.

The decal colors are reversed on the...
06-21-09, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By silsteve

I wouldn't recommend using both CO2 and a patch...

I wouldn't recommend using both CO2 and a patch on the same tube. The CO2 will leak out so much faster at least in my experience.
06-12-09, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 513,396
Posted By silsteve

UPDATE: Have: New Syntace Stratos 200...

UPDATE:

Have:
New Syntace Stratos 200 bullhorns in black, 39cm wide and has 26mm clamp diameter

WANT:
Silver 90-100mm 1 1/8" or 1" threadless stem for 31.8 bars (preferably Thomson but open...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-09, 07:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,446
Posted By silsteve

What would be a high gear? I'd be using the SPD's...

What would be a high gear? I'd be using the SPD's for my road bike as well as my track bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-09, 04:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,446
Posted By silsteve

Which mountain pedals do you guys think have the...

Which mountain pedals do you guys think have the strongest engagement. My biggest concern would be unclipping when I'm on the upstroke. I currently have Keo Classics and I like them, but as mentioned...
06-06-09, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,096
Posted By silsteve

I personally place the rear axle toward the...

I personally place the rear axle toward the middle of the drop out as well. Reason being that it'll be a lot easier to get the chain off when you need to change a tire/tube while out on my bike. I...
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