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06-28-05, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 761
Posted By tjocesq

I did it! I dropped off the kona to the lbs (I...

I did it! I dropped off the kona to the lbs (I know this mechanic from the local mtn bike trails--he knows my riding and the trails). I'm going with 32, 17 for the chainrings, a bmx chain...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-05, 01:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,833
Posted By tjocesq

agree with the firm, logical approach with the...

agree with the firm, logical approach with the manager. having worked in a bike shop back in the day--I can tell you the manager/owner isn't always aware of the idiots w/poor customer service skills...
06-24-05, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 761
Posted By tjocesq

Thanks for the help--I think I will do it. Just...

Thanks for the help--I think I will do it. Just the thought of going singlespeed on the kona has me itching to get back on the trails again.

Oh yeah, my cindercone is a steel frame, only...
06-24-05, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 761
Posted By tjocesq

converting mtn to singlespeed mtn bike

Hey all,

was wondering how many of you converted your mtn bike to a singlespeed for off road, technical riding and what people's experience has been.

I have an old kona cindercone, still go off...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-05, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By tjocesq

congrats on a great bike purchase! If...

congrats on a great bike purchase!

If you can bring it into the office--do so and still lock it up. That is what I did after one of my colleague's bike was stolen.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-05, 07:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 814
Posted By tjocesq

If I read your concerns correctly--it is the...

If I read your concerns correctly--it is the handlebar reach to the brakes and the brake levers themselves. If this is the case, go with a women's specific bike--they are stocked with handlebars...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-05, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By tjocesq

I am 5'3" and have never owned a "woman's" bike....

I am 5'3" and have never owned a "woman's" bike. I ride a 49cm, 40cm itm fibre handlebars(have a shallow drop--very nice feature); a women's racing saddle (wider for my hip-bones but not a lot of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-05, 01:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,565
Posted By tjocesq

buy the bike that "feels right" as that is the...

buy the bike that "feels right" as that is the one you will ride. if you are having second thoughts about fuji b/c they lack the "bling" factor of the trek name--keep in mind that fuji makes a good...
06-15-05, 08:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,150
Posted By tjocesq

road/fast riding: colnago classic w/campy chorus...

road/fast riding: colnago classic w/campy chorus (built from the frame up)
commuter: 1972 Batavus w/rack (purchased very cheap at yard sale)
mtn: 1997: kona cindercone (purchased new)...
06-10-05, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By tjocesq

sure! you enjoy the weekend as well

sure! you enjoy the weekend as well
06-10-05, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By tjocesq

I don't know the conversion. With mountain...

I don't know the conversion. With mountain bikes, the frame is measured from the bottom bracket to the top tube. My mountain bike is a 16.5 inch frame, I ride a Kona.

Maybe the specialize...
06-10-05, 09:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,823
Posted By tjocesq

LOL--maybe I should send this to my mom. She's...

LOL--maybe I should send this to my mom. She's still convinced I haven't found "the right man." (Although my younger sister will tell you I dated the best guys--smart, good-looking AND thoughtful. ...
06-10-05, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By tjocesq

Fitzie, that is a tough one because it depends...

Fitzie, that is a tough one because it depends on the length of the torso, the leg lenght, etc. Although at 5'3" I ride a 49cm road bike--but I may be a 48cm in a road bike made by another...
06-07-05, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 20,405
Posted By tjocesq

First, kudos for helping a fatherless young boy! ...

First, kudos for helping a fatherless young boy!

my 9 y/o daughter just learned how to ride this past weekend. The bike does not have training wheels, she wore knee pads, elbow pads (both at her...
05-23-05, 09:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 544
Posted By tjocesq

newbie question re: shimano 500

Hello all,

I've been lurking on and off. I purchased a batavus monte carlo at a yard sale "on the cheap" as a commuter/beater bike.
Can anyone fill me in on shimano 500 components? what would...
04-05-05, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,819
Posted By tjocesq

thanks for the information. the model is a...

thanks for the information.
the model is a monte carlo. I don't have pics to upload as of yet.
04-05-05, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,819
Posted By tjocesq

batavus monte carlo

this newbie needs help! recently picked up a batavus monte carlo at yard sale. anyone know anything about batavus?

Thanks!
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