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10-01-15, 09:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,837
Posted By livestrong2

Just diagnosed with very low risk prostate...

Just diagnosed with very low risk prostate cancer. I am going with the active surveillance protocol. Is it safe to road bike 20-30 miles/week? Can't find any opinions on the subject.
10-04-09, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By livestrong2

I appreciate your responses. The winter roads...

I appreciate your responses. The winter roads use would be on paved roads. I only asked about 700 x 32 as that is what Specialized puts on them. I would definitetly consider 700 x 28 if those would...
10-04-09, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By livestrong2

Tire Choice for Rail trails

I'm building up a Specialized Tricrosss for rail trail/winter road use. What would be a good all purpose tire in the 700 x 32 range?
09-19-09, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By livestrong2

I plan on using a 50/34 compact set up like a...

I plan on using a 50/34 compact set up like a shimano r700. the 09 Specialized site says bike normally comes set up with a 31.8 Sram bottom pull derailleur so that is the source of my question.
09-19-09, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By livestrong2

Specialized Tricross Front Derailleur Choice

I have a tricross frame I am building up & notice the original build used a bottom pull Sram derailleur. I am building up with Shimano 10 Speed. Do I need to stay with a bottom pull Der.? Would...
09-19-09, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By livestrong2

Tricross Front Derailleur compatiblity?

I have a tricross frame I am building up & notice the original build used a bottom pull Sram derailleur. I am building up with Shimano 10 Speed. Do I need to stay with a bottom pull Der.? Would...
09-09-09, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By livestrong2

09 Tricross Headset options

I tried this on the bicycle mechanics forum but have not rec'd any answers. The Specialized site calls for a Mindset headset. Is there a CaneCreek or FSA replacement or do I have to go to...
09-09-09, 10:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,464
Posted By livestrong2

RAIL TRAIL BUCKET LIST (top 10)

I plan on riding Rail trails as a vacation next spring. If you were to list your top 5 or 10 must rides what would they be? Thanks
09-09-09, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 800
Posted By livestrong2

Headset for 09 Specialized Tricross

Specialized site calls for Mindset. Is there a CaneCreek or FSA replacement?
08-28-09, 09:20 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,894
Posted By livestrong2

Rio grande trail conditions

Planning a trip in Sept. to Rio Grande trail in CO. Can trail be ridden on 700 X 23 tires or would a cross bike be more likely?
06-23-09, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,873
Posted By livestrong2

The reason I think it is the bottom bracket is I...

The reason I think it is the bottom bracket is I can get the same noise by sitting on bike & applying pressure to pedals. Yes I have tried another set of pedals and can also get noise by straddling...
06-22-09, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,873
Posted By livestrong2

Creaking bottom bracket under load

I have replaced Sram bottom bracket on my 07 Tarmac Pro and still get creaking/rattling noise when I put a load on pedals, mainly non-drive side. Is thread tape a good fix for this or is it better...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-09, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,536
Posted By livestrong2

Williams Wheels Quality/Coupon Code?

For some reason I can post here but not on the coupon forum. Can anyone vouch for quality of Williams 30's and do any coupon codes exist as they do have a coupon code block on their sales page....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-09, 10:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,350
Posted By livestrong2

Has anyone used the DT Swiss rims sold by...

Has anyone used the DT Swiss rims sold by BWWarehouse and what hub/spokes would you mate with these to get something comparable to Ksyrium Elite? Thanks,again
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-09, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,350
Posted By livestrong2

Mavic Ksyrium vs. Open Pro?

I had a set of Ksyrium Elite on my 06 Orbea, price has went up considerably & am looking at Open Pros from bicycle Wheel Warehouse. Can anyone tell me the advantages of either or how to have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-09, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By livestrong2

Mixing Sram Force w/Ultegra?

Switching from Ultegra triple to Sram Force compact crank. Ok to keep triple shifters and get ultegra double front & rear derailleur? Is standard Sram bottom bracket best buy for avg. rider or...
02-08-09, 11:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 304
Posted By livestrong2

Sram Force Crank w/Ultegra Deraillers

I'm switching from ultegra triple 10 spd to sram force compact crank. keeping ultegra shifters but getting ultegra double fd & rd. any problems with this set up? should i go for standard sram bb or...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-09, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By livestrong2

Shimano Compact Cranks

Interested in changing form ultegra triple to compact. What is difference between R700 & R600 crankset? Are either considered Ultegra level? Will they work with 10 speed triple shifters?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-08, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By livestrong2

Thanks for the heads up, I just ordered a set to...

Thanks for the heads up, I just ordered a set to replace an older set of 105 triple shifters.
07-28-08, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Posted By livestrong2

Unthreaded presta tubes

I bought some 700 x 23c tubes x 52mm on sale and then realized the valve stems are not threaded and there is no way to screw the nut on. Will these work without the round nut or are they meant for a...
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