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02-20-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By Hawkphoto

Thanks Prj71, will check it out. They didn't...

Thanks Prj71, will check it out. They didn't have one but saw that one on the specialized site. Also LOVE the Santa Cruz bikes.

So, do you all think I should be looking into a FS bike with...
02-19-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By Hawkphoto

Went to a couple shops today and actually test...

Went to a couple shops today and actually test rode a stumpjumper 29er - holy crap I felt like i was flying an airplane or something! That thing is HUGE and I just felt like i was “along for the...
02-17-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By Hawkphoto

Retiring the '98 S works HT... help!

Hey Folks,

I have finally started riding regularly again after many years (kids). Having a blast out there, getting more comfortable, even leaving the ground again! My S Works HT has been (is) a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-18, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By Hawkphoto

The saga continues... SRAM Force 22 GXP 50/34...

The saga continues... SRAM Force 22 GXP 50/34 just arrived and it states quite clearly that it is only compatible with 11speed chains. Is this true?

Think I'm back to square one. Maybe my best...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-18, 03:49 PM
Replies: 26,480
Views: 16,207,401
Posted By Hawkphoto

"New to me" 2003 Specialized Allez Comp! ...

"New to me" 2003 Specialized Allez Comp!
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-18, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By Hawkphoto

Hey thanks for the link! Any other retailer...

Hey thanks for the link! Any other retailer sites you guys know of? I have Jensen and CBO but there must be others...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-18, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By Hawkphoto

Thanks for all your input, I see a couple other...

Thanks for all your input, I see a couple other avenues now and need to think some more on it... Also I was looking solely on ebay and amazon so I will check out some bike retailer sites and hope to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By Hawkphoto

Well I'm certainly used to the 170mm since its on...

Well I'm certainly used to the 170mm since its on my MTB which I have 1000's of miles on. From what I read I thought a road crank could/should be a bit shorter than mountain (no expert here, totally...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By Hawkphoto

Back in saddle! Need some help... (Cranksets & stuff)

Hey everyone! Looks like I haven't logged in in over 5 years - probably why I'm ready to RIDE again!


So I picked up a sweet vintage road bike, 2003 Specialized Allez Comp (Cipollini Bike if...
03-21-05, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By Hawkphoto

So, any thoughts on geometry? going from 80mm to...

So, any thoughts on geometry? going from 80mm to 100mm, or 125mm?
03-18-05, 09:25 PM
03-18-05, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By Hawkphoto

Thanks for the words of wisdom everyone, I think...

Thanks for the words of wisdom everyone, I think I'll look into a new fork. I love my hardtail too much to ever give it up. Think I'll save up some money and get a FS w/ Disk - then I'll have TWO...
03-15-05, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By Hawkphoto

Blown Fork on Older HT; get a new fork OR a new FSXC Frame w/ Fork...?

Hey everybody,

I need some advice. Been off the bike for about a year. Just got back on, feels great! My fork is blown on my S-Works Hardtail. So, I figured I could pick up a new one for $200...
10-22-03, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By Hawkphoto

HAWK Photography

I'll be shooting the Stanford Subatomic MTB Race October 25th & 26th here in Cali. I specialize in cycling, adventure, portrait, wedding, and fashion photography, (sounds like a lot to specialize...
06-14-03, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By Hawkphoto

Just rode around Lake Tahoe with 1" tires... 72...

Just rode around Lake Tahoe with 1" tires... 72 Miles. You can really fly. I was able to hang with all but maybe 5% of the roadies (who were clearly hardcore). A couple times, an hour would pass...
05-02-03, 08:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,110
Posted By Hawkphoto

I'd like to nominate myself.... ;)

I'd like to nominate myself.... ;)
04-21-03, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By Hawkphoto

I have a 98' Passat with a Yakima roof rack! ...

I have a 98' Passat with a Yakima roof rack! It's the only way to go...

But, it'll cost you. The grand total came to JUST under $600!

Mike
04-21-03, 12:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,427
Posted By Hawkphoto

Easton makes GREAT bars! (flat or riser). BUT,...

Easton makes GREAT bars! (flat or riser). BUT, when it comes to bar-ends (which you will if you run flats...), get some LP Composites! (really back their products).

Mike
04-21-03, 12:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,861
Posted By Hawkphoto

I think some do... Once you recover from the...

I think some do...

Once you recover from the 4-shade skin tone difference, its all good! :0

Mike (1 year and still shaving...)
04-21-03, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By Hawkphoto

Best of luck!!!

Best of luck!!!
04-21-03, 12:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 669
Posted By Hawkphoto

Chris, Glad you stopped to smell the...

Chris,

Glad you stopped to smell the roses bro'... Most people would'nt even be caught dead on a bicycle, much less actually appeasing our innate curiosities....

Mike
04-21-03, 12:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,427
Posted By Hawkphoto

Totally run a flat bar on my XC race bike... ...

Totally run a flat bar on my XC race bike... BUT, can't wait to get a dually with a nice nent bar to work on trials and manuals and some big air with...

Mike
04-14-03, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Hawkphoto

They had me Bibbed in Beg Men's XC 40-44! I was...

They had me Bibbed in Beg Men's XC 40-44! I was registered in Beg Men's 25-29 though... It took some guy like 30 minutes to fix it in the computer - took me 45 minutes to pick up my bib!!! (I had...
04-13-03, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,558
Posted By Hawkphoto

Listen to your heart! Then... buy the...

Listen to your heart! Then... buy the Specialized.

Mike
04-08-03, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,075
Posted By Hawkphoto

In theory, Road helmets are designed to give...

In theory, Road helmets are designed to give maximum airflow at higher speeds, and MTB helmets, maximum airflow at slower speeds (hence, the larger vents...) Pro's tend to wear Road Racing Helmets...
03-20-03, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hawkphoto

Yeah Khoun, I rode RIGID right up until...

Yeah Khoun,

I rode RIGID right up until 1999! I rode everything that everyone else was riding, (and got A LOT more exhileration out of it!) It taught me SOOOO much about handling, finesse,...
03-19-03, 11:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hawkphoto

Right on Raign. I second your sentiments... ...

Right on Raign. I second your sentiments...

And, Get a HARDTAIL! Be a MAN!

I can't believe how many people shudder at the mere thought of riding a hardtail. Gotta get back to the roots...
03-15-03, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By Hawkphoto

No man, But, I'm preriding the Sea Otter in...

No man,

But, I'm preriding the Sea Otter in reverse tommorrow in the rain... :)

Hawk
03-06-03, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By Hawkphoto

Sweet. Keep Clockin', but watch out for those...

Sweet. Keep Clockin', but watch out for those trees man... 45 mph could kill a man! :0

Mike
03-04-03, 07:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,131
Posted By Hawkphoto

skdsl, it's a 98 S-Works, built up with 99...

skdsl, it's a 98 S-Works, built up with 99 components. Good eye. The Green is Mean...
03-03-03, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,040
Posted By Hawkphoto

I take a GNC multi-vitamin w/ B-complex every few...

I take a GNC multi-vitamin w/ B-complex every few days. I'm afraid to take it more often than that. But, I do ACTUALLY FEEL the difference when I take it. And, NO, it's not a DRUG!

Mike
03-03-03, 11:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,131
Posted By Hawkphoto

Yup. There is no doubt in my mind. THIS is THE...

Yup. There is no doubt in my mind. THIS is THE best COLOR ever!!! ;)

Mike
03-03-03, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Hawkphoto

Well, if you think you've got a case... WRITE IT...

Well, if you think you've got a case... WRITE IT OFF!

I'm a photographer, I write off everything. "Do you try to make a living off of your bicycle photography?" (Yes, I do!). "Do you always...
03-03-03, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By Hawkphoto

I hope OLN is going to be there!!! I'm pretty...

I hope OLN is going to be there!!! I'm pretty sure they will be (it's the largest Bicycle event in the contiguous United States isn't it?... 60,000 people last year!).

And, hell yes, DBD! I...
03-03-03, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By Hawkphoto

I'm going to preride the XC course on the 15th of...

I'm going to preride the XC course on the 15th of March with the MBOSC (mountian bikers of santa cruz) club riders. We're riding it backwards though... oh well, at least I'll familiarize myself...
02-26-03, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By Hawkphoto

Sea Otter is VERY near!!!!!!!!!

Just registered! I'm racing on Sunday the 13th in XC beginer 25-29. I'll also be volunteering through ROMP on the 9, 10, and 11th on the Dual Slalom course. And, I'll be photographing the event in...
02-22-03, 12:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,202
Posted By Hawkphoto

It will alleviate some clutter, but I doubt the...

It will alleviate some clutter, but I doubt the gadget will fix your shifting...

Is your derailler hanger bent?
02-18-03, 10:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 685
Posted By Hawkphoto

Jim, Well, I'll start by admitting that I am...

Jim,

Well, I'll start by admitting that I am not a free-rider. I am a humble "Mountain Biker". However, I think it is important to realized that Confidence is a relative entity! It takes just...
02-16-03, 11:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,276
Posted By Hawkphoto

Where the hell did you stumble across this...

Where the hell did you stumble across this information?
And, Why the hell did you stumble across this information?
02-14-03, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By Hawkphoto

Yeah, I've been running "A LOT" lately and my...

Yeah, I've been running "A LOT" lately and my heartrate has come WAY down on my runs. I'm anywhere from 155 to 169 while running at my 10 minute mile pace. I like to run on trails, so it goes up...
02-08-03, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Hawkphoto

Clothing and Equipment Thread?

Hey,

What do you think of a thread for things like the best Anorak with reflective piping, or the best new Specialized helmet? We could talk about our hydration systems and outback tool kits. ...
01-31-03, 11:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,690
Posted By Hawkphoto

Had a Yakima Vipor's mount hinge pin work itself...

Had a Yakima Vipor's mount hinge pin work itself almost all the way out. It's a splined thread of some sort... Whatever, been using the passenger side mount because I'm too lazy to contact Yakima. ...
01-25-03, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By Hawkphoto

I like the way you put that Fubar...

I like the way you put that Fubar...
01-25-03, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By Hawkphoto

I'll be there! XC Baby... I can't ****in'...

I'll be there! XC Baby...

I can't ****in' wait!

Whew-Hooooooo!

Mike
01-25-03, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 891
Posted By Hawkphoto

1) a 7.1 on the Richter scale! I was on my...

1) a 7.1 on the Richter scale! I was on my Rockhopper Comp back in '89...

2) my Dad run a marathon over the summer in San Diego. I rode along side him for 26.2 miles!

3) Myself, in the...
01-22-03, 12:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,356
Posted By Hawkphoto

A hose, a spray nozzle, and some citrus...

A hose, a spray nozzle, and some citrus biosolvent!
01-10-03, 10:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,341
Posted By Hawkphoto

Well, I have a Selle Italia Flite Ti saddle and...

Well, I have a Selle Italia Flite Ti saddle and absolutely love it! But, it has begun to fade from the sun and it smells like ass... So, I'm in the market for a new saddle! I want another Selle...
01-10-03, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,480
Posted By Hawkphoto

Yes, I have quite recently done this rainman. ...

Yes, I have quite recently done this rainman. Use a razor blade to pop the seal out, use a citrus degreaser w/ tip to blast out the old grease, water hose to emulsify, then dry COMPLETELY w/ air...
01-04-03, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By Hawkphoto

I just got a Niterider Trail Rat for $100 and it...

I just got a Niterider Trail Rat for $100 and it works great. You can spend $250 on the digital evolution, but it's not as bright as the $100 Trail Rat... Burn Time is 2 Hrs and it comes with a...
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