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Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-11, 03:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,449
Posted By rufus

http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee159/rufus21_p...

http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee159/rufus21_photos/Hurricane%20Mountain%20Road%209-19-2007/IMG_0372s.jpg
07-03-11, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,822
Posted By rufus

1989, actually.

1989, actually.
12-27-10, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By rufus

Yeah, but I was a bit confuzzled, as this would...

Yeah, but I was a bit confuzzled, as this would be my first encounter with external bottom brackets. I wasn't sure just what you meant by spacers, and how they were used. Never realized they were...
12-26-10, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By rufus

Looking at this link from Sram, ...

Looking at this link from Sram,

http://www.sram.com/_media/techdocs/95-6115-006-000%20Rev%20C%20-%20MTB%20Cranksets.pdf

it appears I wouldn't need a new bottom bracket as you say. It looks as...
12-25-10, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By rufus

Gunnar Rockhound 29er frame, and then Bikesdirect for a parts loaner?

I'm kinda having the jones for a nice steel 29er hardtail, and have pretty much decided on the Gunnar Rockhound. Possibly a Niner MCR, but I like the idea of an American made steel frame.

So I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-10, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,039
Posted By rufus

"uuuuunnnnnnhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!"

"uuuuunnnnnnhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!"
11-07-10, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,233
Posted By rufus

for now.

for now.
11-04-10, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,586
Posted By rufus

If you haven't pulled the trigger yet, Colorado...

If you haven't pulled the trigger yet, Colorado Cyclist is blowing the CX 140 and MX 140 in selected sizes for $100. Maybe you'll get lucky ond they have your size.
10-31-10, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,586
Posted By rufus

I did my first cold weather ride in the new...

I did my first cold weather ride in the new Northwaves today, and must say I'm pretty impressed. Put in my Specialized insoles which took up a little bit of the space, and wore a single pair of...
10-28-10, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,586
Posted By rufus

From what I've read of the MX140's, they have no...

From what I've read of the MX140's, they have no extra insulation to speak of, just waterproof. Have you considered the Specialized Defroster? Also said to be not really warm enough for coldest...
10-28-10, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,329
Posted By rufus

Lakes.

Lakes.
10-28-10, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,586
Posted By rufus

Which boots? And it's hard to say. How many...

Which boots?

And it's hard to say. How many pairs of socks do you plan on wearing?

I just bought a new pair of Northwaves. I know they won't be really warm for me in the winter months, I have...
09-26-10, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,220
Posted By rufus

Yeah, I think my '89 was around 23-24.5 pounds...

Yeah, I think my '89 was around 23-24.5 pounds before I added the fenders. Now it feels like 30.
09-26-10, 10:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,215
Posted By rufus

Very nice shop space, but I'm also in awe of the...

Very nice shop space, but I'm also in awe of the number of parts and spare stuff collected over the years.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-10, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,791
Posted By rufus

Simple noob advice. If your legs are...

Simple noob advice.

If your legs are burning, you're in too big a gear. Shift down and spin

If you're out of breath, you're in too easy a gear, and spinning too fast. Gear up a bit and use your...
08-31-10, 06:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,773
Posted By rufus

I had a pair of Northwaves. Not warm enough for...

I had a pair of Northwaves. Not warm enough for this weenie.

Bought a pair of Lakes last year, and while I didn't wear them out in real cold weather, the times I did get out, they were a big...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-10, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 651
Posted By rufus

I bought the Adventure also, and like it pretty...

I bought the Adventure also, and like it pretty well so far. The lag in showing gradient is a bit annoying, but I guess all of them have this to some extent. Bought mine here...
08-21-10, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By rufus

2010 Fuel EX8 is 9 speed.

2010 Fuel EX8 is 9 speed.
07-23-10, 04:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,365
Posted By rufus

But are they extra-light?

But are they extra-light?
07-21-10, 06:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,745
Posted By rufus

It is an '89. And in far better shape than mine.

It is an '89. And in far better shape than mine.
07-18-10, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By rufus

It's cause the paramount had a carbon fork.

It's cause the paramount had a carbon fork.
07-14-10, 04:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,494
Posted By rufus

or if not from the ceiling, hang it in front of...

or if not from the ceiling, hang it in front of the window from the window casing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-10, 05:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,564
Posted By rufus

Flecha.

Flecha.
06-13-10, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,463
Posted By rufus

That's beautiful.

That's beautiful.
06-13-10, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,060
Posted By rufus

Columbia '63 Special?

Neighbor picked up a Columbia balloon tire bike at an auction the other day for $10, and asked me to come over to help him a bit with putting a new chain on it. Not sure if the model is correct, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-10, 01:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,885
Posted By rufus

You knew he had a problem with drinking. ...

You knew he had a problem with drinking.

You knew he didn't have a job, and sat around all day at the bar getting drunk.

You knew he didn't have any money and so was gonna have to lose his...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-10, 04:51 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,885
Posted By rufus

Knowing everything you wrote about your 'friend'...

Knowing everything you wrote about your 'friend' in your post, how in the world could you even consider leaving anything with him to take care of?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-10, 07:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,593
Posted By rufus

Which is why you have problems with cramping.

Which is why you have problems with cramping.
05-30-10, 09:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,445
Posted By rufus

Sorry, quoted the wrong post. I was gonna ...

Sorry, quoted the wrong post.

I was gonna try the Contis, but the shop that carries them was closed that day.
05-30-10, 09:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,445
Posted By rufus

I'm a big fan of the Vittorias as well, but...

I'm a big fan of the Vittorias as well, but finally wore down my last one, and needed a replacement quick. It was Easter Sunday, and the only shop open had Michelins, so I bought the Krylion Carbon,...
05-30-10, 09:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,884
Posted By rufus

Using them on my winter beater, my old...

Using them on my winter beater, my old Specialized Sirrus. The rear rim developed a crack, and it was gonna cost about as much to buy a new rim and relace the wheel as to buy a complete new nine...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-10, 07:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,891
Posted By rufus

Are you drinking enough water? I'm...

Are you drinking enough water?

I'm completely addicted to iced tea, it's mainly all I drink. But I've noticed over the past few years, that if I cut out the iced tea, and drink just water after a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-10, 08:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,891
Posted By rufus

Seems like you're making every ride a hill...

Seems like you're making every ride a hill workout. Stay away from the hill for a while, do some long rides at reasonable pace, mix in some easy spinning days, and a few daysoff here and there, and...
05-15-10, 02:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,262
Posted By rufus

Two minute highlights just ain't gonna cut it.

Two minute highlights just ain't gonna cut it.
05-01-10, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,444
Posted By rufus

Yep, 1991.

Yep, 1991.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-10, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By rufus

Guy doing color during Fleche Wallone, who's...

Guy doing color during Fleche Wallone, who's affiliated in some way with the HTC team, said they weren't just rubbing, but coming loose on the frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-10, 04:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,679
Posted By rufus

Yes, their 2 or 3 higher end, more expensive...

Yes, their 2 or 3 higher end, more expensive frames. As frame prices increased over the years, he ended up building only their top line frame, the Nitro Express.



Haven't ridden one, but I...
03-14-10, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7,229
Views: 1,846,716
Posted By rufus

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4046/4380175252_97d...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4046/4380175252_97d14cb3d8_b.jpg

Actually, that's an '89.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-10, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By rufus

Ahh yes, the real beauty. Someday if I can,...

Ahh yes, the real beauty.

Someday if I can, I'm gonna pick me up one of those with wishbone stays.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-10, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By rufus

Sorry, forget names, got a pic of the Mondonico...

Sorry, forget names, got a pic of the Mondonico to remind me? Is it the black one?

Still waiting to build up my other one too, just don't have the spare cash to buy some Torelli Triumph rims...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-10, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By rufus

Just a guess, and it's my personal bias. But if I...

Just a guess, and it's my personal bias. But if I was gonna buy a lugged steel frame from Antonio Mondonico(and I have two) I want a steel frame with a steel fork. I could get carbon stays and carbon...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-10, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By rufus

The carbon?

The carbon?
02-14-10, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,053
Posted By rufus

I just use Park glueless patches.

I just use Park glueless patches.
01-18-10, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,761
Posted By rufus

What size is it? Specialized still used U-brakes...

What size is it? Specialized still used U-brakes on their smallest Hardrock sizes in 1989. My guess based on the decals with the purple splotch is either 1988 or 89, and I think it's more likely '89,...
12-22-09, 08:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,690
Posted By rufus

I just picked up a pair of 46 wide from Belmont...

I just picked up a pair of 46 wide from Belmont Wheelworks outside of Boston, so either that was wrong, or has since changed. According to their measurements, my size in Lakes would be 44; I bought...
12-13-09, 01:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,655
Posted By rufus

You're flipping bikes, why do you begrudge them...

You're flipping bikes, why do you begrudge them for doing the same thing? Sounds more like sour grapes cause they're asking for more than you sold it for.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-09, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,677
Posted By rufus

Yeah, I got an email from my local bike club...

Yeah, I got an email from my local bike club leader, and it's something like 40%(or maybe even 60, I deleted the email cause I don't need top be spending anything, no matter how tempting the price...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-09, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,814
Posted By rufus

If they're the Tektro shaped like the older Campy...

If they're the Tektro shaped like the older Campy ergo lever hoods from a few years ago, they are wide, the plastic body is just bigger and bulkier than the Campy version, whichI don't understand...
11-17-09, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By rufus

They might index. My 7-speed Deore XT shifters...

They might index. My 7-speed Deore XT shifters have an extra click in them, which I've never used on an 8-speed cassette so can't be certain that it would shift it correctly, but I recall reading...
11-17-09, 06:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,200
Posted By rufus

I bet if you had a Trek 970. ;) I thought I...

I bet if you had a Trek 970. ;)

I thought I had some pics of my Stumpy as it was, but unfortunately, I don't. The closest I can get to how it looked stock is this one, with just the fenders added....
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