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Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-11, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 934
Posted By KevRC4130

Bmc?

Hi guys,
What's the deal with BMC? I have heard that they are now kinda junky mailorder bikes (think Motobecane) and also notice it seems like many of their dealers are dropping them for the 2012...
07-06-09, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By KevRC4130

Well actually the "panels" (which I'm assuming...

Well actually the "panels" (which I'm assuming you mean are the white decals) are actually painted on. :)





Thanks for the kind words everyone!
07-06-09, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By KevRC4130

I'll try to get some close ups today. The...

I'll try to get some close ups today.

The paint definitely has some flaws, and I'm not sure if it has quite proven its durability yet. But, it was my first time doing anything like this, so I...
07-05-09, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By KevRC4130

My Bianchi Project

So this is how I've been spending quite a bit of time/money so far this summer. I totally revamped my Bianchi. The frame/components are the same, but just about everything else is new. The paint is...
06-30-09, 01:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
Posted By KevRC4130

Easiest way to thread cable thru housing?

What is the easiest way to thread a shifter cable through the housing? It seems like no matter what I do, it frays. Or, it just wont go in at all. Help! :(

Thanks!
06-29-09, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By KevRC4130

OK, got the old cable out... Now how do I...

OK, got the old cable out...

Now how do I get the new cable in? It doesn't seem to want to be pushed through the cable housing... Also, how do I keep the cable from fraying as I push it thru?
...
06-29-09, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By KevRC4130

How to access derailleur cables on Campy shifters?

Simple question: How do I access the derailleur cable on my Campy shifter? I need to swap it out.

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-09, 03:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 197
Posted By KevRC4130

urgent help needed (rear derailleur cable)

Hey guys,
I've been working on my stupid Bianchi all day, and I am seriously about to cry. Please give me your guidance...

Basically, the rear cable is all frayed. For whatever reason, I decided...
06-29-09, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By KevRC4130

urgent help needed (rear derailleur cable)

Hey guys,
I've been working on my stupid Bianchi all day, and I am seriously about to cry. Please give me your guidance...

Basically, the rear cable is all frayed. For whatever reason, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-09, 08:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,930
Posted By KevRC4130

...Which reminds me of bacon.

...Which reminds me of bacon.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-09, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 852
Posted By KevRC4130

How important are chainstay protectors?

I'm in the process of revamping my bicycle, including a totally new paintjob. I'm trying to give the bike a very simple/classic look, almost like a fixed gear. When I strip down the frame, I'm...
06-17-09, 12:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By KevRC4130

'domestic colored' bikes

Lets see your 'domestic colored' bicycles... By this I mean pale yellows, light greens, baby blues... Basically, colors you'd see around a home or as wall paint. No bold colors here! :)
06-15-09, 11:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,928
Posted By KevRC4130

Velo Orange Elkhide or Cloth Tape + Shellac ?

Hey guys,
I'm trying to find bartape to match a Brooks Honey saddle. I [think] I have narrowed my options down to two different approaches:

1) Velo-Orange Elkhide Sewn-On bar covers (total...
06-09-09, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By KevRC4130

Sources for decals?

Where do you guys buy decals for your vintage bicycles? The bike in question is a 1998 Bianchi Trofeo (which I realize is not exactly vintage, but I'd guess the vintage crew deals with this problem...
Forum: BMX
11-25-05, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 901
Posted By KevRC4130

I can't imagine grinding with knurled (bumpy)...

I can't imagine grinding with knurled (bumpy) pegs.
11-25-05, 08:38 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 49,287
Posted By KevRC4130

This is really sad, I can't believe it happened....

This is really sad, I can't believe it happened. :(
Forum: BMX
09-03-05, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By KevRC4130

Yes, it's a pretty good bike, and yes it can be...

Yes, it's a pretty good bike, and yes it can be used for everything. It could even be used to experiment with flatland or racing if you really wanted. It looks like a great bike for a complete, and...
Forum: BMX
09-02-05, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By KevRC4130

Sorry about those other guys being dicks... There...

Sorry about those other guys being dicks... There are a few OK bikes in the $200 range, but if you can find the money to bump yourself up to the $300-400 range, you're really MUCH better off. Think...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-05, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By KevRC4130

That video at first seems funny, but it soon...

That video at first seems funny, but it soon becomes hilarious. Staged or not.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-05, 05:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,381
Posted By KevRC4130

Why not just wear pants?

Why not just wear pants?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-05, 05:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,381
Posted By KevRC4130

Why don't you just wear pants?

Why don't you just wear pants?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-05, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By KevRC4130

Based on the color, I am pretty sure it is a...

Based on the color, I am pretty sure it is a 2000. That color combo is sexy, it is similar to mine (dark red w/ celeste decals). I have a Trofeo though, not a Brava. Do you know any other info on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-05, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By KevRC4130

derks Wielersport - Anybody ever order from them?

I have finally found a saddle that I have been hunting down for ages, but the problem is, it is from a dutch mailorder called http://www.derks-wielersport.nl/ . I'm wondering if anybody has any...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-05, 08:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,886
Posted By KevRC4130

The trick to riding no handed is that you need to...

The trick to riding no handed is that you need to lean back and sit up straight, keeping most of your weight centered on the seat. I find that it is hard to ride no handed when I keep my hands near...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-05, 08:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By KevRC4130

Since I am also in Boston, what paper was it in?...

Since I am also in Boston, what paper was it in? I might have it, I want to see!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-05, 11:06 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 62,422
Posted By KevRC4130

Are you related to Jonathon Taylor Thomas? ...

Are you related to Jonathon Taylor Thomas?

http://us.ent4.yimg.com/movies.yahoo.com/images/hv/photo/movie_pix/regent/speedway_junky/jonathan_taylor_thomas/junkypre3.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-05, 08:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,521
Posted By KevRC4130

http://webster.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Diction...

http://webster.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=sarthe&x=0&y=0

Sart :(. I'm almost dissapointed, I've always said "Sarthe". Sarthe sounds nice and medievil and adventurous. Sart makes me...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-05, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By KevRC4130

For you guys getting crap for spandex from your...

For you guys getting crap for spandex from your friends, do you have wrestling in your school? Not only are they in spandex, but they're in a complete spandex body suit, and to top it off, they roll...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-05, 08:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,629
Posted By KevRC4130

Yeah to me Dura Ace looks like some smouldering...

Yeah to me Dura Ace looks like some smouldering metal that is being poured. I can't decide if they're really cool or really ugly (though if I'm asking this question, it is mostlikely the latter).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-05, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By KevRC4130

I'll be a sophmore next year, and am riding...

I'll be a sophmore next year, and am riding pretty seriously, including spandex. I also BMX, I just enjoy biking as a whole. I usually keep cycling/spandex on the down low, but if it comes up, I just...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-05, 09:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,025
Posted By KevRC4130

I think I'd consider myself a BMXer first, and a...

I think I'd consider myself a BMXer first, and a road biker second. Both rides have their fun moments and specialties. If road biking interests you, you should find yourself a nice used ride. I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-05, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,861
Posted By KevRC4130

If someone wanted to update their bike to a newer...

If someone wanted to update their bike to a newer style stem without using the adapter, what would be required? A new fork?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-05, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,314
Posted By KevRC4130

I have that BOA system on my snowboard boots....

I have that BOA system on my snowboard boots. This system has been on snowboard boots for the past few seasons. They work well, however the only real flaw is that you can't tighten an individual part...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-05, 08:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,197
Posted By KevRC4130

Point taken, but I guess I forgot to clarify...

Point taken, but I guess I forgot to clarify something in the first reply. If the iPod is quiet enough that it does not isolate you, which it should be, then it doesn't matter if you come to a stop...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-05, 08:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,382
Posted By KevRC4130

Definitely orange, followed by yellow. Save black...

Definitely orange, followed by yellow. Save black for the boring people :).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-05, 08:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,197
Posted By KevRC4130

For all of you saying not to ride while listening...

For all of you saying not to ride while listening to headphones, the iPod headphones especially do not block out outside sounds. It more blends music into your outside world, not isolates you. Also,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-05, 09:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,652
Posted By KevRC4130

I got the eggbeaters + road cleats yesterday. The...

I got the eggbeaters + road cleats yesterday. The little rubber things on the cleats are already falling off. I see that it came with 4 extras, as if they expected this to happen. Any tips on how to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-05, 08:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,540
Posted By KevRC4130

Take a look at the Boston area Consumer Reports...

Take a look at the Boston area Consumer Reports "Checkbook", in the latest issue is a review of all of the Boston area bike shops.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-05, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By KevRC4130

One brand you might want to check out is Felt....

One brand you might want to check out is Felt. They seem to have bikes with much nicer components in the $1000 range than others. Personally, I like Bianchis, and I ride one, but mostly any bike from...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-05, 06:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,923
Posted By KevRC4130

You'd love mine, red w/ white/skin walls. I HATE...

You'd love mine, red w/ white/skin walls. I HATE the skinwalls personally. I have been very tempted to color them in with some paint or something. They'r'e Vittoria Action Pro's.

Oh, and don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-05, 06:12 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,077
Posted By KevRC4130

Sexy! You should throw some Fuji decals on it....

Sexy! You should throw some Fuji decals on it. That's no shadier than BikesDirect putting Motobecane on a Fuji right? :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-05, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By KevRC4130

Quality of Cannondale jerseys?

I'm looking at the Cannondale Cadence jersey at Nashbar, it is really cheap. Does anyone have any experience with Cannondale products, and how they compare to other companies (Pearl Izumi, Canari,...
06-26-05, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By KevRC4130

I just went to REI, they only had Shimano and...

I just went to REI, they only had Shimano and Pearl Izumi to try (and Sidi's, but those were too high-tech to try, haha). The Shimano was much smaller fitting than the Pearl Izumi. How would Answer...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-05, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By KevRC4130

I just went to REI, they only had Shimano and...

I just went to REI, they only had Shimano and Pearl Izumi to try (and Sidi's, but those were too high-tech to try, haha). The Shimano was much smaller fitting than the Pearl Izumi. How would Answer...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-05, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By KevRC4130

It's a nice looking bike, but the "CANNONDALE"...

It's a nice looking bike, but the "CANNONDALE" decal is covered by the sprocket, and it just looks like poor attention to detail.
06-26-05, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By KevRC4130

Thanks for the help. Does anyone have actual...

Thanks for the help. Does anyone have actual experience with any Answer shoes?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-05, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By KevRC4130

Thanks. I think I'm going to order the smaller...

Thanks. I think I'm going to order the smaller one. Any other oppinions?
06-25-05, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By KevRC4130

How do Answer shoe sizes run?

Hey everyone,

First off, I'm a roadie. I am posting here because I know a lot of MTB guys are using Answer shoes, moreso than the road cyclists.

I'm going to be ordering some Answer...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-05, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By KevRC4130

C'mon people, I want to order these babies today!...

C'mon people, I want to order these babies today! I know alot of you have the Speeders!

That makes me think actually, I'm gonna make this post in the MTB section also.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-05, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By KevRC4130

How do Answer shoe sizes run?

Hey everyone,
I'm going to be ordering some Answer Tantric/Crank Brother pedals today from Nashbar since it is such an awesome deal, but I'm not quite sure what I need. I'm ordering either a 42...
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