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Forum: Touring
07-23-12, 08:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,206
Posted By emayex

I'll be using a similar set up for a week-long...

I'll be using a similar set up for a week-long tour next month. What bag do you have on your handlebars? Is that just a stuff sack strapped on?
Forum: Touring
09-27-11, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By emayex

hey bmike... what are your bags? How does that...

hey bmike... what are your bags? How does that seat bag work out for you, does it flop down at all when loaded up? Waterproof? Do you like it better than a seatpost clamp rack?
09-11-11, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,509
Posted By emayex

I'll play my role and weigh in for the Phantom...

I'll play my role and weigh in for the Phantom Cross Pro. Unless youre a great mechanic yourself.. you need a shop that will help you work the whole thing out. "Built" is not really an accurate way...
09-08-11, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,183
Posted By emayex

I love my Phantom Cross Pro with Sram Rival. I...

I love my Phantom Cross Pro with Sram Rival. I got it at the start of last season, and am looking forward to racing it again this year.

The stock post and stem didn't inspire confidence so i...
Forum: Touring
09-05-11, 10:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By emayex

Where to stay on PA Bike Route S

I'm planning my first tour for some time this fall. Pittsburgh to Philly on Bike Route S. I'm going to stick to the official route, with maybe a few detours to see the abandoned interstate, etc...
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10-03-10, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By emayex

The shim can make a huge difference ---...

The shim can make a huge difference --- especially if your shoes are new. Last week, I couldn't dismount for the life of me... every time, my left foot go stuck on the pedal (not good at full speed)....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-10, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,146
Posted By emayex

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs410....

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs410.snc3/24804_704700123147_608529_40148490_4416858_n.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-10, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By emayex

Wd-40

Wd-40
10-01-10, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By emayex

Check the curve of the plate on the front...

Check the curve of the plate on the front derailleur. Bring it to a mechanic and have him check it... and maybe even bend it a bit to get right. Mine wouldnt shift... that was our ultimate solution.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-10, 10:10 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 7,959
Posted By emayex

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/30/sports/cycling/3...

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/30/sports/cycling/30cycling.html?_r=1&emc=na
09-29-10, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,304
Posted By emayex

I still owe the internet a review of my fantom...

I still owe the internet a review of my fantom cross pro (loving it, with a few upgrades). I have Michelin Mud2s on it. Listed as a 30mm, but its definitely more. No complaints yet. Used them on...
09-20-10, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,023
Posted By emayex

Moto Fantom Cross CX... review

Arrived today, unpacked it and stuck the parts where they belong.

Review and more photos to come....
...
09-17-10, 11:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,328
Posted By emayex

planning to swap/seat/bars/post stem asap. what...

planning to swap/seat/bars/post stem asap. what was wrong with rear brake?

i hate the bartop levers. easy way to remove them?

bike arrives monday...i hope
09-14-10, 07:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,328
Posted By emayex

Of course I got it in white. Better contrast with...

Of course I got it in white. Better contrast with the mud.
09-14-10, 06:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,328
Posted By emayex

Thanks for the advice Redspoke. I went with the...

Thanks for the advice Redspoke. I went with the 61 afterall. We'lllll seeee.
09-13-10, 04:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,328
Posted By emayex

Just ordered a Fantom Cross Pro. Bikes Direct --...

Just ordered a Fantom Cross Pro. Bikes Direct -- if you're tracking this thread -- I'd love if you could please mail mine ASAP :)
09-13-10, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,690
Posted By emayex

No sir. If I want to do SS, I can always pull...

No sir. If I want to do SS, I can always pull this baby back out.. I'm going to keep it in cross mode throughout the fall, to leave in the pit, if I need it.
09-12-10, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,690
Posted By emayex

It was awesome! Placed somewhere in the middle of...

It was awesome! Placed somewhere in the middle of a field of 30 or so. Course was muddy, grassy, technical, and a lot of fun. I naturally fumbled the barriers each time -- but nailed the short...
09-11-10, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5,028
Views: 3,521,376
Posted By emayex

Until I acquire something more appropriate --...

Until I acquire something more appropriate -- this will serve as my cross bike. Surly Steamroller, Michelin Mud2s, other parts.

First race tomorrow.
...
09-11-10, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,690
Posted By emayex

UPDATE: First race tomorrow (following a...

UPDATE:

First race tomorrow (following a century today -- great).

I'll be using the Steamroller. Nashbar long reach brake in back, Shimano long reach in front (more clearance on the Nashbar, to...
09-10-10, 07:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,328
Posted By emayex

fwiw.... I meant to add a question mark to the...

fwiw.... I meant to add a question mark to the threat title. I dont actually know anything... just trying to figure things out. All of the above is helpful. Thanks team.
09-08-10, 09:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,328
Posted By emayex

Motobecane = Fuji

I know... beating a dead horse...

Fantom Cross Pro vs Fuji Cross Pro

If you line the components up , its not just the frame -- its the entire bike build, down to the no name stem and post...
09-08-10, 09:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,727
Posted By emayex

Adam -- how tall are you?

Adam -- how tall are you?
09-08-10, 09:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,864
Posted By emayex

How does that old center pull brake work for you....

How does that old center pull brake work for you. I've been trying to find a solution for on of my frames, where the long reach calipers dont provide enough clearance for cx tires. I have a set of...
09-03-10, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By emayex

Where did you order that from Tress? Through...

Where did you order that from Tress? Through dealer or online?
09-03-10, 07:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,864
Posted By emayex

I'll be posting mine soon, right now i'm on a...

I'll be posting mine soon, right now i'm on a quest for tires. Myclem, are those WTB cross wolfs?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-10, 09:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,205
Posted By emayex

SWEET bike. Its awfully quiet in the CX forum....

SWEET bike. Its awfully quiet in the CX forum. Just sayin... you could spice things up a bit.
09-02-10, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By emayex

lefty?

lefty?
09-02-10, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,852
Posted By emayex

Have had those pics up on my second screen for an...

Have had those pics up on my second screen for an hr now.... makes my tortuous decision of whether or not to by a moto phantom cross seem pathetic.

Awesome bikes.

Since you obviously race both...
09-01-10, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,690
Posted By emayex

I've got my eye out for a CX fork. Crosscheck, or...

I've got my eye out for a CX fork. Crosscheck, or something CF. I didnt realize it'd raise the BB.

thanks!
09-01-10, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By emayex

I love my plain cooper. Only had it about 6...

I love my plain cooper. Only had it about 6 months, and now that cross season is upon us, I'm beginning to regret not getting the cx version. My understanding is that its basically the same frame,...
08-31-10, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By emayex

Exactly -- the ProTi brand throws me off. I love...

Exactly -- the ProTi brand throws me off. I love my Ti road bike, would love to keep the sable pure :), but not for a bike I cant learn anything about.
08-31-10, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By emayex

I think I am probably going to hold off (lets see...

I think I am probably going to hold off (lets see how my resolve holds up in 8 hrs).

Especially after your experience Stickney -- sounds shady.

Honestly, its not really what I want... I'm...
08-31-10, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By emayex

Ti CX bike with ultegra/dura ace -- why so low?

Why aren't folks jumping all over this bike?

Is everybody waiting to snipe at the end?

It seems to me that even at the "buy it now" price, this would be a steal.

2003 ProTi Jackal Titanium...
08-23-10, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,690
Posted By emayex

Thanks Flargle -- good to know. Which tires were...

Thanks Flargle -- good to know. Which tires were you using? I have Continental Touring tires on there now, 28mm. I was shocked how tight a fit it was (barely a sheet of paper fits between) -- but if...
08-23-10, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,690
Posted By emayex

Steamroller for cyclocross

A new road bike this spring drained my bike fund pretty low, so before I scrounge to add a another bike to the stable, I'm looking to get a taste using what I already have...

Plenty of info out...
08-22-10, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By emayex

I run 23 Gatorskins on my road bike all the...

I run 23 Gatorskins on my road bike all the time... I've taken them on miles and miles of gravel and dirt path with no problem. I wouldnt want to do mud on them... but as far as durability -- they...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-10, 08:33 AM
Replies: 27,023
Views: 17,233,220
Posted By emayex

New thread --> SRAM vs Ultegra lever -- which is...

New thread --> SRAM vs Ultegra lever -- which is better for ringing a bell.

Follow up thread --> SRAM vs Dura Ace lever -- which is better for ringing a bell.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-10, 10:13 PM
Replies: 27,023
Views: 17,233,220
Posted By emayex

Did you ring a bell with your brake lever?

Did you ring a bell with your brake lever?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-10, 10:11 PM
Replies: 27,023
Views: 17,233,220
Posted By emayex

+1,000,000

+1,000,000
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-10, 06:19 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,553
Posted By emayex

More weight = more downhill momentum. And...

More weight = more downhill momentum.

And for the triathletes in the room == fat floats.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-10, 10:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,742
Posted By emayex

Burshed finish worth every Penny, and then...

Burshed finish worth every Penny, and then some...

http://hphotos-snc3.fbcdn.net/hs430.snc3/24804_704700143107_608529_40148494_6459663_n.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-10, 10:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,742
Posted By emayex

Excellent. Cooper was my "New (First) Road Bike"...

Excellent. Cooper was my "New (First) Road Bike" too. 3 months, 1500 miles -- still going strong.
06-25-10, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,478,657
Posted By emayex

aha! so the 10 yo specialized wasnt good enough,...

aha! so the 10 yo specialized wasnt good enough, was it? Sweet bike. Love the paint job.

America!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-10, 10:31 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 12,306
Posted By emayex

Usa usa usa

Usa usa usa
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-10, 02:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,039
Posted By emayex

Quicksand!

Quicksand!
06-16-10, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 324,430
Posted By emayex

Googled sidehack ... and look what I discovered: ...

Googled sidehack ... and look what I discovered:

http://i.walmartimages.com/i/p/00/68/06/74/00/0068067400523_215X215.jpg

Available at your friendly neighborhood walmart:...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-10, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,246
Posted By emayex

Love my cooper. ...

Love my cooper.

http://hphotos-snc3.fbcdn.net/hs545.snc3/29866_722902999437_608529_40841248_5452009_n.jpg
06-08-10, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,988
Posted By emayex

I saw your bike posted in a previous thread. When...

I saw your bike posted in a previous thread. When I got mine new -- my best friend got yours -- I was so jealous. Blew all the expendable income on the roadie a few months ago :( I think you're...
06-08-10, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,988
Posted By emayex

Why isnt my bike good enough?

I've made my way from the ss/fixed forum to the road forum and now to mtb -- as I start each new kind of riding. I've gone through 5 bikes in the last 11 years, and now, bike number 1 is rotating...
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