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Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-12, 05:09 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,034
Posted By LVRider

My Fondriest Status is not the original paint,...

My Fondriest Status is not the original paint, it's a repaint (I think it looks better than the original) My Velocity wheels are kinda heavy and scratched up. My Selle Italia Trans Am XO saddle I...
Forum: Foo
05-20-12, 01:06 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,473
Posted By LVRider

Kindergarten

Kindergarten
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-12, 12:56 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,981
Posted By LVRider

I did, and I would again. My steel Fondriest...

I did, and I would again. My steel Fondriest Status weighs a shade over 19lbs and is a joy to ride all day long. That being said, my "rain bike" will be carbon.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-12, 06:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,825
Posted By LVRider

I do that sometimes as well. My other after ride...

I do that sometimes as well. My other after ride preferred recovery drink would be chocolate milk.
05-17-12, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By LVRider

I have a Saris Cycle-On Pro 4-bike platform hitch...

I have a Saris Cycle-On Pro 4-bike platform hitch rack, on a 2" hitch on a Nissan XTerra. It works awesome and is fantastically stable. The price...ummm not cheap but worth every penny.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-12, 08:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,825
Posted By LVRider

Pedialite- I buy the generic grocery store brand.

Pedialite- I buy the generic grocery store brand.
05-14-12, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By LVRider

Cane Creek does as well. I used one on my...

Cane Creek does as well. I used one on my conversion and it works great. I think it was about $30.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-12, 11:51 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,366
Posted By LVRider

I have two kids and a wife at home who love me...

I have two kids and a wife at home who love me and need me. That's why I RoadID.
05-08-12, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By LVRider

Good point- I will check the frame itself. I...

Good point- I will check the frame itself. I assumed the hanger was bent so I replaced it, but that did not solve the problem. I'll check the pulleys to make sure they spin freely and the b-screw as...
05-08-12, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By LVRider

Shimano Deore LX rear derailier woes

I have a new SRAM PC850 chain and SRAM 8-speed cassette. I have adjusted the high and low limit screws, the derailer shifts well both in the stand and when riding. If I go to backpedal, the chain ...
04-30-12, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,406
Posted By LVRider

I only have 1000 miles on the chain, it seems...

I only have 1000 miles on the chain, it seems fine so far.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-12, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,950
Posted By LVRider

I was about to say, for $600...buy it!!!! ...

I was about to say, for $600...buy it!!!! Congrats on the new bike!
04-27-12, 04:00 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 114,779
Posted By LVRider

I had this exact bike. Rode the hell out of it...

I had this exact bike. Rode the hell out of it for two decades. I did find the ride a bit harsh, it would actually resonate at certain frequencies/speeds. I sold it to a friend who still rides it...
04-27-12, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,479
Posted By LVRider

I have a latex allergy. It sucks. You likely...

I have a latex allergy. It sucks. You likely already have butyl tubes.
04-27-12, 03:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,406
Posted By LVRider

Get rid of the Campy chain and replace with a...

Get rid of the Campy chain and replace with a Wipperman. I have one on my Campy Daytona drivetrain and it works great. No tools needed once it's the right length.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-12, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,859,118
Posted By LVRider

Sooooo HOT!

Sooooo HOT!
04-23-12, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 17,423
Posted By LVRider

I broke my Tibia in a particularily nasty fall in...

I broke my Tibia in a particularily nasty fall in 2000. I was in a cast for 9 weeks, 7 of which was on crutches. It took me about a month to get back on the bike. Physical therapy was what did it...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-12, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By LVRider

I have a Performance carbon fork that I got used...

I have a Performance carbon fork that I got used at a swap meet for $10. I covered the labels with black electrical tape since it's a bit of an insult to the Fondriest frame it's on. After seeing...
04-20-12, 10:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,381
Posted By LVRider

Box 5. Near the top.

Box 5. Near the top.
04-07-12, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By LVRider

244298Saris platform rack on a 2" hitch.

244298Saris platform rack on a 2" hitch.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-12, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By LVRider

I have Diadora Aerospeed Comp shoes- they were...

I have Diadora Aerospeed Comp shoes- they were about $75 from Performance. I like them- I have wide feet and they fit well.
03-19-12, 11:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,588
Posted By LVRider

I am also a homebrewer and somewhat of a beer...

I am also a homebrewer and somewhat of a beer snob.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-12, 12:02 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,973
Posted By LVRider

M 6'2" 190 lbs

M
6'2"
190 lbs
03-09-12, 01:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,708
Posted By LVRider

I have Velocity Razors, 28 hole front/32 rear. ...

I have Velocity Razors, 28 hole front/32 rear. They've held up great for me with no problems.
02-18-12, 03:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,502
Posted By LVRider

Conor (The Dude) zipping along on the Strider at...

Conor (The Dude) zipping along on the Strider at 28 months like it's nothing. I only wish I had learned like this 36 years ago.237894
02-18-12, 03:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,502
Posted By LVRider

Burley trailer. I have the Bee. My son loves...

Burley trailer. I have the Bee. My son loves it. Awesome.
02-09-12, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,269
Posted By LVRider

I'm just astounded at how good my toddler is on...

I'm just astounded at how good my toddler is on the bike. My nephew is 3 and doesn't want to learn to ride a tricycle, and my 2-year old is already zipping around balancing perfectly on the running...
02-07-12, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,844
Posted By LVRider

I'll be sure to watch the beans...thanks for the...

I'll be sure to watch the beans...thanks for the advice; I'll give silicone spray a try.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-12, 06:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,586
Posted By LVRider

I'm 6'1" and ride a 58cm frame. My saddle...

I'm 6'1" and ride a 58cm frame. My saddle tip-handlebar center clamp distance is a short 565mm, with a 100mm stem. It suits me great and the bike is really comfortable. The center of the stem just...
02-07-12, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,269
Posted By LVRider

Strider Bike is amazing!

My son Conor is 28 months old; for his 2nd birthday we had gotten him a Strider Running Bike (no pedals). He was really wobbly when he first tried it a few months ago, and had not sown much interest...
02-07-12, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,844
Posted By LVRider

Saddle squeak is driving me crazy

I have a Selle Italia Trans Am XO saddle (alloy rails) mounted to a Campagnolo Record Carbon Seatpost (aluminum clamp) The saddle is level and within the straight part of the rails, but is squeaking...
12-08-11, 09:14 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,221
Posted By LVRider

Patrick unfortunately passed away this morning as...

Patrick unfortunately passed away this morning as a result of his injuries. May he rest in peace.
12-04-11, 04:04 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 31,955
Posted By LVRider

When it came to an old set of cantilever brakes,...

When it came to an old set of cantilever brakes, "I wouldn't pass this one on inspection if it were a car"
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-11, 04:02 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,832
Posted By LVRider

"It's one louder, isn't it?"

"It's one louder, isn't it?"
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-11, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 445,556
Posted By LVRider

Very nice, looks like mine!

Very nice, looks like mine!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-11, 04:05 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,859,118
Posted By LVRider

[QUOTE=pdxtex;13310711] Hot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

[QUOTE=pdxtex;13310711]

Hot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Northeast
09-30-11, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By LVRider

Get there really early. Vendors drinking heavily...

Get there really early. Vendors drinking heavily make the best deals. Stuff from bigger bike shops on the pavement sometimes is still at retail prices. Bring cash. Hit people bringing there stuff...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-11, 08:25 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,369
Posted By LVRider

Nope...I bought the frame for a very good deal on...

Nope...I bought the frame for a very good deal on Ebay from the Bethlehem, PA police department. It spent 15 hard years as a patrol bike, the guy who rode it was 250lbs, plus 50 pounds of gear. I...
05-16-11, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,498
Posted By LVRider

I use a Shimano Deore LX rear derailleur, it...

I use a Shimano Deore LX rear derailleur, it works great. I did notice a slight difference in spacing when I had a Shimano cassette on one set of wheels and a SRAM on the other, but now that I use...
05-14-11, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By LVRider

I run a Cane Creek reducer headset on my...

I run a Cane Creek reducer headset on my Cannondale- originally it had a HeadShok, now has a Manitou. It works great. I have the reducer rings from problem solvers, but thought the reducer headset...
05-14-11, 11:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,235
Posted By LVRider

I consider my mid-90s Fondriest Mega Chrome...

I consider my mid-90s Fondriest Mega Chrome (steel Dedacchi tubing) C&V, but others would disagree.
05-14-11, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,498
Posted By LVRider

I use a SRAM 850 cassette and chain on my...

I use a SRAM 850 cassette and chain on my mountain bike, which has a Shimano STx crank marked "Shimano IG only" It works great.
05-05-11, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By LVRider

I just ran into a similar problem...I built up a...

I just ran into a similar problem...I built up a "new" Cannondale mountain bike with parts from my 1997 mountain bike. I used a STX crankset and va Deore XT bottom-pull deralier. I just could not...
05-05-11, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,403
Posted By LVRider

I use a bit of denatured alcohol on a paper towl,...

I use a bit of denatured alcohol on a paper towl, followed by a scotch brite pad for anything stubbourn. Check your pads for rocks and grit. Kool Stop salmon pads don't leave reside on my rims. Be...
05-04-11, 03:44 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 5,966
Posted By LVRider

I'll be there, cash in hand.

I'll be there, cash in hand.
05-04-11, 03:32 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,638
Posted By LVRider

Flying Dog Fondriest Chimay Blue Cannondale ...

Flying Dog Fondriest
Chimay Blue Cannondale

In all honesty, my other passion is homebrewing. I tend to have a fair amount of homebrew when I'm wrenching on my bikes, currently Belgian Tripel,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-11, 01:20 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,369
Posted By LVRider

My basement workspace, cozy but well-equipped.

My basement workspace, cozy but well-equipped.
04-09-11, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,930
Posted By LVRider

There are no alignment adjusters, just the spring...

There are no alignment adjusters, just the spring attached to the square wrench flat. I was considering just replacing them with modern Avid V-brakes that have screw spring adjusters, but was hoping...
04-09-11, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,930
Posted By LVRider

This is one I found online, the bike is currently...

This is one I found online, the bike is currently at my LBS for some front derailier work.
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04-09-11, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,930
Posted By LVRider

They are one of the older Avid V-brakes, from...

They are one of the older Avid V-brakes, from 1997. As far as I know, they only say 1D on the brake, aka SingleDigit.
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