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Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-14, 09:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,691
Posted By bgblue1978

Most of the local shops have group rides. ...

Most of the local shops have group rides. Bicycle sport shop has a couple of nice group road rides. The peddler is a shop that also has some group rides. Bikemojo is a forum where you can find a lot...
Forum: Touring
06-29-14, 08:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,933
Posted By bgblue1978

My girlfriend has been wanting a pair and i've...

My girlfriend has been wanting a pair and i've looked everywhere. I even emailed keen but no luck. does anyone know a place that has a stock of these still?
06-15-14, 07:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,018
Posted By bgblue1978

vittoria 1976

Has anyone worn these shoes to mountain bike? I have spd's on all of my bikes and I'm in the market for a new shoe. I like the look of them and I think they will be good for my road riding but two...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By bgblue1978

Can anyone else give an opinion? Going to look...

Can anyone else give an opinion? Going to look at the bike this week but I dont want to pay too much. Thanks
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By bgblue1978

thanks for the opinions. i'll see if i can get...

thanks for the opinions. i'll see if i can get it at a price that makes me feel comfortable. by the way i'm 5'7" and i think it will fit me pretty well but of course i havent actually been on the...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By bgblue1978

trek 520

ok i need help again on pricing. i'm not sure how old this trek 520 is but i've always wanted a true touring bike and this looks like a good fit. the price seems decent but the paint gone on the...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By bgblue1978

thanks for the info. could i assume prices in...

thanks for the info. could i assume prices in california are higher? anyone else?
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By bgblue1978

ok i dont know why the pictures are so small but...

ok i dont know why the pictures are so small but from what i can tell the chrome looks good, pantograph stem and cranks look clean, seller says some stickers and paint aren't perfect.
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By bgblue1978

1984 pinarello

there is a great looking pinarello for sale locally but i don't know enough about them so i'd like some input. seller says its a 1984 treviso. he says it is all original. the sizing looks almost...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,570
Posted By bgblue1978

1987 serotta

looking for an appraisal for a 1987 serotta nova special x. havent seen it in person yet but it looks like good condition with a few paint chips. also does anyone know what components were original...
02-21-14, 10:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 991
Posted By bgblue1978

Fallen Firefighter and Police Officer Ride

I don't post much here but I browse a lot. I ride mostly local charity rides (ms150s etc). I'm a firefighter and I also ride with a group of firefighters and police officers from all over the...
07-15-13, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By bgblue1978

just taking up space, feel free to make an offer

just taking up space, feel free to make an offer
07-12-13, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By bgblue1978

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/901006-27...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/901006-27-quot-tandem-wheelset-with-drum?p=15842820#post15842820
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By bgblue1978

Can anyone elae weigh in on this?

Can anyone elae weigh in on this?
07-09-13, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By bgblue1978

200-400 for just the drum brake?

200-400 for just the drum brake?
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By bgblue1978

bertoni w/ dura ace

http://austin.craigslist.org/bid/3924035969.html
http://imgur.com/a/3sAe9

price seems high to me but i'm wondering what you guys think would be a fair offer? seller said it's his dad's bike and...
07-09-13, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By bgblue1978

by the way i'm one of those guys that cant seem...

by the way i'm one of those guys that cant seem to figure out how to upload photos to this site but i have some pictures
07-09-13, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By bgblue1978

drum wheel value

I will gladly pay to post an ad on this site. first i'm just trying to figure out what a fair price is for this wheelset. they are suzue hubs on 27in ukai rims. made in japan. nice finish. 48...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-13, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By bgblue1978

another new wheel question

thinking about some new wheels for tax return time. current wheels are ultegra open pros but they are getting pretty tired and need some maintenance. leaning toward the shimano 6700 because it...
02-23-13, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 899
Posted By bgblue1978

Went with the dt/dyad wheel. The girlfriend and...

Went with the dt/dyad wheel. The girlfriend and I spent a few hours last night setting them up. Went for about 60 mile ride today and so far everything performed as hoped. Braking seemed improved...
02-20-13, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 899
Posted By bgblue1978

i always appreciate another perspective but i was...

i always appreciate another perspective but i was really just looking for opinions on those two particular sets of wheels. to address your concerns though i have test fit another set of 700c and the...
02-19-13, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 899
Posted By bgblue1978

thanks for the ideas. i think a new set of...

thanks for the ideas. i think a new set of spinergy is out of our range right now. i'm basically trying to get something a little lighter and 700c that we can put some miles on and enjoy together. ...
02-18-13, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 899
Posted By bgblue1978

Nothing really but they are heavy and I have a...

Nothing really but they are heavy and I have a few bucks from selling another frameset
02-18-13, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 899
Posted By bgblue1978

wheelset decision

my girlfriend and i have been riding the tandem more lately and thinking about a wheel upgrade. the bike is an older kuwahara steel tandem. current wheels are suzue hubs and unknown 27in steel rims...
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By bgblue1978

ha. ok so you guys agree that it's a good deal. ...

ha. ok so you guys agree that it's a good deal. i emailed asking about the fork and he replied. i answered and i'm going to try to meet him tomorrow. thanks for the hep. if if fits my girlfriend...
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By bgblue1978

ti road bike appraisal

what do you guys think of this bike? it's a little big for me (usually ride a 54-55) and i already have an older litespeed but seems like a good deal and i could use some of those parts. also what...
10-06-11, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,373
Posted By bgblue1978

not sure i want her controlling a break. i have...

not sure i want her controlling a break. i have been thinking about ditching the drum and getting a nice new wheelset but not sure if i want to spend the money on new wheels for this bike. its a...
10-05-11, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,373
Posted By bgblue1978

dual brake cable

i have done some google searching but havent been able to find what i'm looking for so hopefully some of you guys can help. we have an older kuwahara steel tandem which uses dia compe cantilever...
Forum: Touring
09-29-11, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By bgblue1978

thanks for the replies, real touring might be a...

thanks for the replies, real touring might be a ways off but that rack looks like a good option for some light stuff
Forum: Touring
09-28-11, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By bgblue1978

how would this bike tour

i have a litespeed tuscany from around 1998. it fits me pretty well and i was considering trying to get some braze ons added for a rear rack and use it for some light touring. is it worth having...
Replies: 3
Views: 5,297
Posted By bgblue1978

bridgestone t700

this bike is for sale locally but i havent gone to see it in person. from the description and pictures it looks like it will fit me. not sure of the year yet but it is an older lugged steel bike....
Forum: Touring
09-06-11, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By bgblue1978

there are several groups doing similar rides....

there are several groups doing similar rides. right now im posting from my phone because im on a ride from naples florida to nyc. our group is called the brotherhood ride and you can check us out at...
08-11-11, 06:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,546
Posted By bgblue1978

it will depend on what type of riding you are...

it will depend on what type of riding you are doing but since you mentioned you will be getting a seat bag i would recommend you stock it with an extra tube and/or patches, tire levers, and maybe a...
08-07-11, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,129
Posted By bgblue1978

this is off topic but we're in austin too and...

this is off topic but we're in austin too and pretty new to tandems. my girlfriend and i would love to have another tandem to ride with and check out the OOP. we are up north and generally ride on...
06-23-11, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,746
Posted By bgblue1978

quill stems

does anyone know a source for nice quill stems in a range of sizes, hopefully something with a removable face? should i just use an adapter and threadless? or sift through ebay until i find...
12-11-10, 05:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,146
Posted By bgblue1978

I've done a couple of centuries and ms150's fixed...

I've done a couple of centuries and ms150's fixed gear. they are fun and you always meet a lot of people who are curious about fixed gear. Go for the 100
10-27-10, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By bgblue1978

i'm thinking about the new crosscheck or double...

i'm thinking about the new crosscheck or double cross just wondering if i will still enjoy it as a roadbike. i you can never get a good feel just riding around the parking lot of a bike shop.
10-26-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By bgblue1978

anyone know a frame that has 130 rear spacing,...

anyone know a frame that has 130 rear spacing, can take front and rear racks, fits decent sized tires, and is light/nimble enough to still enjoy road riding when i ride without the bags?
10-17-10, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By bgblue1978

another which bike

not sure if this belongs here or commuter forum...i'm looking for a cyclocross frameset that i can move the components from my road bike to. i mainly ride to commute or some charity centuries so i...
05-09-10, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By bgblue1978

bent BB shell

i have a frame that i was stripping and planning on painting when i realized that the bottom bracket shell is crushed a little on the bottom. i cant get a BB to thread into it. any suggestions on...
05-03-10, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By bgblue1978

thanks for the help. it was red but i stripped...

thanks for the help. it was red but i stripped most of the paint off. i'm going to finish stripping the paint and repaint it. thinking about trying to outfit it with some 650b's and decent tires...
05-02-10, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By bgblue1978

what type of bike is this?

can anyone tell me what type of bike this might be? while posting this i realized this is a horrible picture. if there is a specific picture that would help let me know. there is a serial number on...
07-21-09, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By bgblue1978

seatpost help

i'm having a hard time finding a seat post for my current project. its an older specialized hard rock. i dotn really have any idea of the year but its rigid. bike is red with yellow stickers in...
03-30-09, 10:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,555
Posted By bgblue1978

does anyone know how much the plug ti frames go...

does anyone know how much the plug ti frames go for?
Forum: BMX
01-20-09, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By bgblue1978

i have the Tuffy's to install with the new tires....

i have the Tuffy's to install with the new tires. any other recommendations before i go buy these? thanks
Forum: BMX
01-19-09, 11:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By bgblue1978

i thought about those and the good thing is a...

i thought about those and the good thing is a local shop actually carries them but i was wondering if there are any tires that are better or worse for preventing flats. i dont know anything about...
Forum: BMX
01-19-09, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By bgblue1978

24" tire reccomendations

looking for some tires to put on a 24" bmx cruiser. main concern is not getting so many flats from thorns where it is ridden (also going to install some Tuffy's to help out). will be ridden about...
01-13-09, 01:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,073
Posted By bgblue1978

i have the forte campus pedals on a commuter and...

i have the forte campus pedals on a commuter and they work fine. good for the price
11-27-08, 10:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,570
Posted By bgblue1978

EAI Bareknuckle vs. Leader Track frame

which of these frames do you guys like best? advantages of each? there is a bare knuckle frame on CL and the Leader is 649 right now http://www.leaderbikestore.com/pd-ld-hmt-2009-track-frame.cfm...
11-24-08, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By bgblue1978

no you need a hub that is threaded for a fixed...

no you need a hub that is threaded for a fixed cog not freewheel.
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