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08-10-12, 10:25 AM
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Posted By golfer007

Help on building or purchasing "urban commuter" aka 1x9 drivetrain.

When I was up in Oregon seeing my family, I road a very cool bike, an Orbea Carpe H-30 I believe. It was a road style frame with a single chain ring up front and I believe 9 in the rear. I really...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-12, 12:09 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

The Fuji Robeix 1.0 is offered in 2 versions, 1...

The Fuji Robeix 1.0 is offered in 2 versions, 1 of which is a "special edition" for PB only. The one in the store today that I saw was FULL 105 and this one is SRAM Rival:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-12, 11:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Well, I rode a 2010 Scattante Race in full carbon...

Well, I rode a 2010 Scattante Race in full carbon today in 61 cm. It fit me like a glove and featured Ultegra shifting and derailers adn Tektro brakes along with an FSA Carbon crankset and Deda...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-12, 11:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Oh man that Moto is certainly very cool, but I...

Oh man that Moto is certainly very cool, but I know that I want straight road. Yeah, you guys are right, I just need to decide and bite the bullet. I will let everyone know what bike I go with. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-12, 08:51 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Haha, yes, I enjoy the small details for sure;...

Haha, yes, I enjoy the small details for sure; it's half the fun for me! It makes more sense to go with the Rival gruppp but its only a partial gruppo and the Apex is a FULL gruppo....decisions for...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-12, 11:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

I have been researching a lot of threads about...

I have been researching a lot of threads about the Motobecane Super Strada and there are some very positive things to say about this bike. Although, it was mentioning something weird about the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-12, 07:32 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

After visiting a few shops today again, I am so...

After visiting a few shops today again, I am so close to biting on the Rivl equipped Gravity. But every person I have talked to locally says they have either never hear of Gravity or the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-12, 08:32 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Thanks for those 2 posts boys. I was hoping...

Thanks for those 2 posts boys. I was hoping someone would say that. Now, if I could get the bike for say $500, that would be a much better deal right? That Comp X, the Windsor Falkirk with Apex...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-12, 09:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Bump, hoping someone can help me decipher which...

Bump, hoping someone can help me decipher which will be better? Researching as we speak.....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-12, 08:50 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

So here are the photos he guy texted me today of...

So here are the photos he guy texted me today of the Salsa.

http://i891.photobucket.com/albums/ac117/vintage87/photo8.jpg

http://i891.photobucket.com/albums/ac117/vintage87/photo7.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-12, 08:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Yes, I was thinking the Comp X as well guys. ...

Yes, I was thinking the Comp X as well guys. Best component group for sure. However, this local guy with a Salsa which is my size wants to sell it to my for $900. It's full Ultegra and has Mavic...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-12, 10:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Well, I only really plan on upgrading the seat...

Well, I only really plan on upgrading the seat post and saddle down the road. I don't plan on dumping a bunch of money into it. I want it to be as ride ready as much as possible. We are...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-12, 09:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Well, I think I have weighed the Gravity Liberty...

Well, I think I have weighed the Gravity Liberty X out. Although it is the cheapest out of the 3 I like, it doesn't come with clipless pedals and the others do and the wheels are not the Vuelta...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-12, 09:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Think it's between this-Windsor Falkirk: ...

Think it's between this-Windsor Falkirk:

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/windsor/falkirk_xi_apex.htm

And this-Gravity Comp X:

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/gravity/comp_x.htm
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-12, 09:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Thanks, great advice X! So far, that bike may...

Thanks, great advice X! So far, that bike may potentially be in the lead. It's that or the Motobecane Super Strada.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-12, 08:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

PDX I am originally from a small town near Salem,...

PDX I am originally from a small town near Salem, Oregon and just moved from there to Phoenix, Az not 2 years ago to pursue careers. Just want to show some love to my home state!!

Well, this is...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-12, 08:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Roll, great and tremendously valid points...

Roll, great and tremendously valid points nonetheless. However I almost feel as if getting a bike such as the Super Strada with the marginally better wheels and components will make me be happy with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-12, 07:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Alright so lets narrow down the difference in the...

Alright so lets narrow down the difference in the Gravity bikes in question.

Gravity Comp X-SRAM Rival-$749.95:
http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/windsor/falkirk_xi_apex.htm

Gravity...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-12, 07:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Outstanding reply Rich. But what about the...

Outstanding reply Rich. But what about the difference in the wheel sets on each bike? The Gravity Liberty X which is the cheapest option has SRAM Apex and Alex R450 wheels with Michilin Dynamic...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-12, 07:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

I agree Colin. Or there is this Motobecane as...

I agree Colin. Or there is this Motobecane as well: http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/windsor/falkirk_xi_apex.htm

I see that the Super Strada is a "semi-compact" design, as would be with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-12, 06:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Crap, I just typed a long thread but accidentally...

Crap, I just typed a long thread but accidentally hit the back button, doh!!

Alright, short version now. Rode 3 bikes today at LBS: Fuji Robaix 1.0 which had full 105. Performance bike wants...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-12, 09:21 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

And the same seller has this Salsa as...

And the same seller has this Salsa as well....good deal?

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/bik/2907823912.html
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-12, 09:00 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

How does this bike look? Says full Dura...

How does this bike look? Says full Dura Ace....is it a good deal?

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/bik/2907804711.html
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-12, 08:40 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

My final decision is no where close to being...

My final decision is no where close to being made...I will probably wait another few weeks or so. Slim, which bike in your opinion is the "profound choice"? Like I said, I am new to the road...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-12, 07:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Why the CAAD? I have never been a fan of...

Why the CAAD? I have never been a fan of Cannondale bikes for some reason.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-12, 05:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

OK, so here are the options: LBS Trek...

OK, so here are the options:

LBS Trek 2.3-$1750 Shimano 105:

Motobecane Super Strada SRAM Apex-$899.95
http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/super_strada_xii.htm

Gravity Comp SRAM...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-12, 04:48 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Will do for sure. I am catching myself in this...

Will do for sure. I am catching myself in this quarry of Trek vs. BD bikes. I looked at a Trek 2.3 today. Aluminum with Carbon fork, complete 105 and better in general. $1750 out the door....I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-12, 12:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Valid point nonetheless Dan. However, I am...

Valid point nonetheless Dan. However, I am really into the Gravity. I still have some researching to do as well as some saving to be completely honest. I may even go with the Moto Record I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-12, 11:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Alright....this? Gravity Pro20 ...

Alright....this? Gravity Pro20
http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/gravity/comp20_gold.htm

Or this? Gravity Comp X
http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/gravity/comp_x.htm

Forgive me laziness...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-12, 10:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

That seems like a nice deal as well man. ...

That seems like a nice deal as well man. Although the Gravity has better components.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-12, 10:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Yeah exactly. I wish I knew someone who had...

Yeah exactly. I wish I knew someone who had experience with this brand. Maybe I will do a search for it. Keep it coming Colin!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-12, 10:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Nice where did you pick it up? I don't know man,...

Nice where did you pick it up? I don't know man, if I could get the Gravity for $799 shipped to my front door with far better components than Tiagra, why not right? I honestly have never really...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-12, 10:03 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

There are 2 versions of the Gravity. The 20 and...

There are 2 versions of the Gravity. The 20 and the 30. This is referring to gearing supposedly. How do I know if I need/want the 20 or 30 spd version?

20 ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-12, 09:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

OK, I sort of already knew the pecking order of...

OK, I sort of already knew the pecking order of Shimano but I literally know nothing about SRAM aside from the fact that it is generally reserved for higher-end road bikes because it's better unless...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-12, 09:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

That's easy, I could do those things in...

That's easy, I could do those things in full-****** mode. That Gravity look great with the Sram components. But Colin, is that bike really worth the extra $300 and some odd dollars over the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-12, 09:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Wait a second Colin, are you saying BD, such as...

Wait a second Colin, are you saying BD, such as the Moto Record I am referring to, will be a better option than the Trek 1.2 because the components are better? Yes, I am 24 years old, 6'3" tall,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-12, 09:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

I have a Park stand along with all the tools nec....

I have a Park stand along with all the tools nec. to service a VINTAGE bike, not newer road. However, with instructions I could indefinitely put it together with no issues. I have a lot of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-12, 08:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Those look nice but what about this one from BD? ...

Those look nice but what about this one from BD? It actually has a few better parts than the Trek 1.2. In fact, the BD add claims its the same bike but with better components. What do you think?
...
03-16-12, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By golfer007

I just got back from a local Trek store. I rode...

I just got back from a local Trek store. I rode the Wahoo and Mamba. The Mamba 21" which I believe is XL fit me like a glove. However, I also rode a 1.2 rode which made me realize I think I want...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,327
Posted By golfer007

Please help on purchasing entry level road bike.

I have dealed with vintage and single speed bikes for some time now and I am semi-versed in road cycling as well. I am looking for a very basic (but reliable) road bike. Today I rode a 2011 Trek...
03-16-12, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By golfer007

New to the MTB world and want an entry level MTB!

Wanting a MTB for simple cruising desert trails here in AZ and I will definitely do some very smal lscale jumping but nothing cray. Also want a bike that I can ride for a few miles on the street...
05-20-11, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,554
Posted By golfer007

I guess I can try to cut the crank arms off, but...

I guess I can try to cut the crank arms off, but I dont think any of my cutting wheels will reach down to the spindle because its such a tight fit in between the crank arm and bb shell. Do you get...
05-18-11, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By golfer007

Those Mavic's look good. I would like to do...

Those Mavic's look good. I would like to do something other than Weinmanns or Deep Vs. Although, I will say Deep Vs look amazing, especially in polished. If anyone has some pictures of there...
05-18-11, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,554
Posted By golfer007

Alright, I will just take the frame into the LBS...

Alright, I will just take the frame into the LBS and see what they can do to get the crank off and see about picking up a BB and seat post there. I am more than likely going to just run MTB risers...
05-18-11, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By golfer007

Weinman Deep V Alternatives

Are there any other wheels out there that are offered in a nice polished silver such as the Weinmann Dee V's? I had seen the Sun CR18's I believe in a nice polished silver but I think they were 27"....
05-18-11, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,554
Posted By golfer007

I have serviced several vintage bottom brackets...

I have serviced several vintage bottom brackets and I absolutely know where to find the sizes. I know the steerer will accept a 1" quill. The reason I want a new BB is because everything is rusted...
05-18-11, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By golfer007

Na, you came far from it, sir. No worries here...

Na, you came far from it, sir. No worries here bud! I think I found the tires; I posted a link. Does anyone recall the bike I am referring to with these tires? The tires I posted look very...
05-18-11, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By golfer007

I think I may have found them... ...

I think I may have found them...
...
05-18-11, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By golfer007

Wow, sorry about that. Looks like I had a few...

Wow, sorry about that. Looks like I had a few too many drinks after all. Combined with massive jet lag, that cant be good for spelling in the internet!

No, it's not the ones from VeloOrange. ...
05-17-11, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By golfer007

Brown Tires: Please help!

I recall viewing a thread a year ago regarding a beautiful black bike with a Brooks Honey Saddle, Campy Skeleton brakes, black frame, fized gear, Brooks Honey bar tape that had solod bron tires that...
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