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09-17-07, 07:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,074
Posted By CaptMatt15

Very nice - the red tires really pop along with...

Very nice - the red tires really pop along with the tape - now go get it dirty!
09-16-07, 07:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,081
Posted By CaptMatt15

You may want to fix that front QR before you...

You may want to fix that front QR before you ride... (looks like the rear is installed wrong too)

And i'd totally ride the crap out of that bike
09-11-07, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By CaptMatt15

soo... Have you tried calling up Crank Bros and...

soo... Have you tried calling up Crank Bros and talking to them about your problem, along with whatever the heck you're trying to fix with at zip tie? They tend to have fairly outstanding customer...
09-10-07, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By CaptMatt15

+1 i would be looking at the cleats as the...

+1

i would be looking at the cleats as the cause of your problem first. The Yellow candys are at least a year+ old (in terms of model year) and if you have 4 pairs.... thats a lot of wear/riding...
09-06-07, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,074
Posted By CaptMatt15

Dude! thats pretty sweet - cant wait to see it...

Dude! thats pretty sweet - cant wait to see it finished up!
08-27-07, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By CaptMatt15

Looking for a new Crankset

Okay, so after upgrading a few other things on my '07 Conquest, I've decided its about time I upgrade from the no-name crank thats got FSA printed on its arms to look cool.

I really like the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-07, 07:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,376
Posted By CaptMatt15

um.... an areola is not the same thing as aerolus...

um.... an areola is not the same thing as aerolus wheels....
08-23-07, 06:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,367
Posted By CaptMatt15

May be possible... ...

May be possible...

http://www.leftlanenews.com/delorean-set-to-return.html
08-23-07, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By CaptMatt15

Your Shop can get Long valve'd 28-32s from QBP,...

Your Shop can get Long valve'd 28-32s from QBP, I've had to order them for the ritchey/spinergy wheels I ride. I work at a shop and just ordered like 4 of them to have around.
08-22-07, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By CaptMatt15

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=330805

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=330805
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-07, 09:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 869
Posted By CaptMatt15

If i remember correctly, Kelly bikes went out of...

If i remember correctly, Kelly bikes went out of business about a year-ish ago - His steel frames are awesome though and of a very high quality
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-07, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By CaptMatt15

not really looking for long ride reports or...

not really looking for long ride reports or anything, just something more in addition to the few "i'm using these wheels" posts here and the few reviews on RBR...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-07, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By CaptMatt15

Thank you and I did, but there are only a few...

Thank you and I did, but there are only a few recent ones - and I know people 'round these parts have used them for pretty decent amounts of time.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-07, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By CaptMatt15

Spinergy Xaero Lites...

Okay, so I'm mostly a lurker 'round these parts, but I do have a question...

I'm looking at getting some new wheels and this week the Spinergy Xaeros have caught my eye. After searching and...
08-09-07, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By CaptMatt15

yeah, thats the one i was refering to - i was...

yeah, thats the one i was refering to - i was wondering if maybe someone here had heard anything else
link: http://forums.mtbr.com/showpost.php?p=3356728&postcount=9
08-08-07, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By CaptMatt15

the peak of sugar is around 5300ft, the main ski...

the peak of sugar is around 5300ft, the main ski lodge is probably closer to 4000ft

(i worked a few summers on the back side of the mountain at the summer camp over there)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-07, 08:19 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,770
Posted By CaptMatt15

I think the answer to this is obvious.... ...

I think the answer to this is obvious....







(They're french, for our slower friends)
08-08-07, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By CaptMatt15

Santa Cruz Stigmata

... Anyone heard any more news about this baby except for whats posted up at RoadBikeReview? Im thinking of a new frame to build up, something lighter and more awesome... this may fit the bill...
07-24-07, 12:58 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 21,231
Posted By CaptMatt15

^ I wish our anchors here were that hot....

^ I wish our anchors here were that hot....
07-24-07, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 754
Posted By CaptMatt15

Since you know you ride road with a 56cm top tube...

Since you know you ride road with a 56cm top tube - buy a cross bike based on a slightly shorter one, like 54.5-55 cms - this will give you a slightly more relaxed position. Size based on TT and...
07-24-07, 12:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,240
Posted By CaptMatt15

I've noticed that the ends of the Park cone...

I've noticed that the ends of the Park cone wrenches that you put on the nut "gripping end?" are especially malleable, they tend to get torn up fairly easily with a decent amount of use - making them...
07-24-07, 12:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,072
Posted By CaptMatt15

well it looks like from those scratches on the...

well it looks like from those scratches on the brifter right around where the cable goes in, you may have wrecked it/smacked it on something - that probably has something to do with the break in the...
07-23-07, 08:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,341
Posted By CaptMatt15

I was thinking about this today... the situation...

I was thinking about this today... the situation is similar to what happened to Floyd last year (loose a ton of time on one hard mountain stage, come back to win the next one), but it seems that Vino...
07-23-07, 12:51 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,140
Posted By CaptMatt15

i figured i suck so badly i just missed the cut...

i figured i suck so badly i just missed the cut :-p
07-23-07, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,768
Posted By CaptMatt15

you dont have to do anything for the shifter,...

you dont have to do anything for the shifter, just set it and the front der. to shift the 1 and 2 position rings - once you limit out where a third (biggest) ring would be with the limit screws you...
07-18-07, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By CaptMatt15

yeah, i've seen this guy a bunch too, on my way...

yeah, i've seen this guy a bunch too, on my way across the south part of Raleigh... Over the past couple years he's added some ballast to his bike and a big American flag to the back
07-17-07, 10:14 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,018
Posted By CaptMatt15

I think we've found the owner! :p :p

I think we've found the owner! :p :p
07-17-07, 10:08 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,018
Posted By CaptMatt15

that is one fat dog though... looks pretty dense,...

that is one fat dog though... looks pretty dense, like running into a car wheel or something....
07-17-07, 05:56 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,018
Posted By CaptMatt15

yeah.... that was pretty insane what the dog did...

yeah.... that was pretty insane what the dog did to that wheel
07-16-07, 09:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,857
Posted By CaptMatt15

I am eagerly awaiting the NC schedule! My goals...

I am eagerly awaiting the NC schedule! My goals are 3 races for the year (being busy with both school and my job), I did 1 race last year (Bond Park) and didn't finish last! As long as I can keep...
07-14-07, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By CaptMatt15

Yeah, I think I read somewhere in the Roadie...

Yeah, I think I read somewhere in the Roadie forum that they're sold in Canada, but I think they're not sold in the US 'cause of some crash approval issue or something? not totally sure - I'd have to...
07-14-07, 08:09 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,140
Posted By CaptMatt15

*does the happy "I actually got some points"...

*does the happy "I actually got some points" dance*
07-14-07, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 848
Posted By CaptMatt15

+1

+1
07-14-07, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By CaptMatt15

Catlike is the company name, if i remember...

Catlike is the company name, if i remember correctly they don't have an American distributor
07-08-07, 04:58 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,140
Posted By CaptMatt15

+a billion or i just suck, either way :-p

+a billion


or i just suck, either way :-p
07-06-07, 09:48 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,140
Posted By CaptMatt15

SAVOLDELLI Paolo (ASTANA) KARPETS Vladimir...

SAVOLDELLI Paolo (ASTANA)
KARPETS Vladimir (CAISSE D'EPARGNE)
RODRIGUEZ Fred (PREDICTOR - LOTTO )
PAOLINI Luca (LIQUIGAS)
PEREIRO SIO Oscar (CAISSE D'EPARGNE)
DE LA FUENTE David (SAUNIER DUVAL -...
06-24-07, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,046
Posted By CaptMatt15

Follow THIS advice, don't drop a size recklessly,...

Follow THIS advice, don't drop a size recklessly, follow Top Tube fit first!
06-22-07, 06:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 882
Posted By CaptMatt15

I'll wager the guess that you're running a double...

I'll wager the guess that you're running a double with your Mtn derailleur and STIs, that would probably would make shifting less problematic. I'm not saying it won't work, I'm saying its not...
06-18-07, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 882
Posted By CaptMatt15

Thats cool, Didn't know that - my experience has...

Thats cool, Didn't know that - my experience has been solely with some specific shifters that work with tiagra/105 front mechs.
06-18-07, 06:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 882
Posted By CaptMatt15

Just about any road wheel will work for cross -...

Just about any road wheel will work for cross - pros race on carbon tubulars. The ones you have sound fine. I ride on Ritchey road wheels w/ 20 radial spokes up front and 24 2x in rear and have had...
06-18-07, 06:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 882
Posted By CaptMatt15

Problem is Shimano road and mountain front...

Problem is Shimano road and mountain front derailleurs arent compatible with one another, STI stuff wont work correctly with a mountain front derailleur and vise versa (thats why Shimano makes road...
06-14-07, 03:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,026
Posted By CaptMatt15

My '04 Marlin has the same paint - its one of the...

My '04 Marlin has the same paint - its one of the best stock jobs ever
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-07, 01:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,076
Posted By CaptMatt15

Now THAT's your winning comment....:D I was...

Now THAT's your winning comment....:D
I was thinking something similar about bad airbrushing and some people smokin who knows what....
06-07-07, 07:04 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 23,958
Posted By CaptMatt15

I was asking the same thing at the shop where I...

I was asking the same thing at the shop where I work once... "I wish my MTB had FD Trim just like my 'cross bike has...."
The answer from my master tech: Grip Shift (He's a huge fan). It's the only...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-07, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,061
Posted By CaptMatt15

And she got one AWESOME gold plated Sugar if I...

And she got one AWESOME gold plated Sugar if I remember correctly....
(which I cant find a picture of right now...)
06-01-07, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,302
Posted By CaptMatt15

I don't understand how you are loosing speed in...

I don't understand how you are loosing speed in the flats when you're highest gear (46-12) is the same as with your old cranks. The only difference is going to be if you are in your smaller chain...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-07, 10:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,930
Posted By CaptMatt15

I think it was established in the "sexiest bike...

I think it was established in the "sexiest bike on the forums" thread that this picture was taken BEFORE the seat mast was cut to fit....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-07, 09:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,930
Posted By CaptMatt15

exactly :p

exactly :p
05-30-07, 09:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,048
Posted By CaptMatt15

+ Eleventy Billion put some magura hydraulic...

+ Eleventy Billion

put some magura hydraulic rim brakes on there too....
05-25-07, 12:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 876
Posted By CaptMatt15

I'm not a fan personally, but to each his own I...

I'm not a fan personally, but to each his own I say, I don't care if you use them or not :p
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