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05-24-11, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By CB88

SS/Fixie Conversion?

I was riding my 90's Trek 200 the other day and the RD snapped in 2 like a twig (because a twig became lodged in it while riding in more mountain bikey, off road conditions than I should have been) ....
12-01-10, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By CB88

Front Derailer Installation/Adjustment

I am attempting to rebuild a Trek Mountain Bike with a triple chain ring

Installing the front derailer has proved tricky. I have a good understanding of high/low limit screws and the height and...
08-27-10, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,321
Posted By CB88

How to remove parts from bike

I have a late 90's Trek 800 sport 'mountain bike', Shimano C101 FD, Altus RD, all stock parts. Bringing the bike back to college with me in a week and have decided that in order to make an old bike...
Forum: Foo
08-09-10, 08:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,309
Posted By CB88

Pop top 20! Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Tiao Cruz,...

Pop top 20! Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Tiao Cruz, Black Eyed Peas, Eminem. I tend to pedal to the beat of things so I need stuff that's up-tempo, and I'm addicted to anything catchy.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-10, 05:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,399
Posted By CB88

Contacts with regular cycling sunglasses.

Contacts with regular cycling sunglasses.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-10, 10:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,643
Posted By CB88

Coppertone Sport 50 because it doesn't burn like...

Coppertone Sport 50 because it doesn't burn like a mother when you sweat it into your eyes. I also apply about 30 minutes before riding to make sure it is well absorbed.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 782
Posted By CB88

If the last 15km/miles were especially hard on...

If the last 15km/miles were especially hard on you 'mentally', not physically, then I don't understand why a bunch of new crap is going to help with that? I mean, I know it's always fun to buy more...
07-21-10, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,249
Posted By CB88

I approach hunger in a few different ways when it...

I approach hunger in a few different ways when it hits: Option 1: fill up on something low-calorie and filling. Just ate an entire cucumber and some hummus. 200 cals. only 34 from the cucumber....
Replies: 32
Views: 1,424
Posted By CB88

Rode by a farm the other day. Lots of cows,...

Rode by a farm the other day. Lots of cows, smelled like poop (that part's not so cool). Spray painted on the road was: "HOLD YOUR BREATH".
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-10, 06:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By CB88

I'm 5'3" with a 28" inseam, so those 130mm cranks...

I'm 5'3" with a 28" inseam, so those 130mm cranks look pretty nice. But for over $500, I'll ride on longer cranks and suck it up.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-10, 06:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 950
Posted By CB88

I have light actions, my first clipless. When I...

I have light actions, my first clipless. When I got home, I got on my bike on the deck, so I could hold on with one hand. I could NOT clip in, even when I jammed down on the pedals with my full (140...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-10, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,268
Posted By CB88

within 90 days I can return or exchange mine, no...

within 90 days I can return or exchange mine, no questions asked, as long as it's not beat up.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-10, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By CB88

I ended up getting one that my LBS had in stock,...

I ended up getting one that my LBS had in stock, so it took a day for them to assemble it. They told me if I ordered a Cannondale it could be several weeks; Another bike shop told me that if I...
07-09-10, 09:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,437
Posted By CB88

Dude, I live in West Hartford and have been...

Dude, I live in West Hartford and have been riding the reservoirs since I was a kid. The gates are all very visible and all right by the road. They've been there as long as I have. They are there to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-10, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By CB88

if you are 'completely ignorant about bikes and...

if you are 'completely ignorant about bikes and their parts' then why are you buying a bikesdirect bike that will require assembly and include no post-sale service instead of buying from a local bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-10, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By CB88

yeah, a doctor won't do anything for a broken...

yeah, a doctor won't do anything for a broken finger. Go to the pharmacy, buy a $5 finger splint. Tape. Takes the total cost of your accident to $8, but still nothing claim-worthy
06-30-10, 07:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,828
Posted By CB88

buy nice bike shop bikes for your older child....

buy nice bike shop bikes for your older child. when he outgrows, hand it down to your younger child, when he outgrows, sell it on craigslist. If you have multiple children, buying nice bikes could...
06-29-10, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,174
Posted By CB88

Personally, I'm a 5'3 female and just picked up a...

Personally, I'm a 5'3 female and just picked up a 48cm Jamis Ventura Comp Femme (the next step up from the Ventura Sport, which I also test rode) like, 3 weeks ago. As long as the sora shifters...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-10, 08:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 906
Posted By CB88

Helmet

Helmet
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-10, 05:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,494
Posted By CB88

You need to be more aware of the responses that...

You need to be more aware of the responses that the adderall is dampening and be proactive. For example, before the adderall, how much water were you drinking on a ride? You need to consciously eat...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-10, 04:48 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 296,610
Posted By CB88

Hey all, Just got my first road bike a week...

Hey all,
Just got my first road bike a week ago, haven't ridden since I was a 'kid' (okay, I'm only 21, so I'm still sort of a kid). Anyway, while I've always ridden bike shop bikes, no wal mart...
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