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Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-11, 03:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,794
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: 2,396
Posted By rufus

1989, actually.

1989, actually.
12-27-10, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
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: 511
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: 511
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: 943
Posted By rufus

"uuuuunnnnnnhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!"

"uuuuunnnnnnhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!"
11-07-10, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
Posted By rufus

for now.

for now.
11-04-10, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,509
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: 1,509
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: 1,509
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: 1,278
Posted By rufus

Lakes.

Lakes.
10-28-10, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,509
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: 3,576
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: 2,740
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: 1,731
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: 2,655
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: 602
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: 346
Posted By rufus

2010 Fuel EX8 is 9 speed.

2010 Fuel EX8 is 9 speed.
07-23-10, 04:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,193
Posted By rufus

But are they extra-light?

But are they extra-light?
07-21-10, 06:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,456
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: 724
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: 1,873
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: 4,053
Posted By rufus

Flecha.

Flecha.
06-13-10, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,830
Posted By rufus

That's beautiful.

That's beautiful.
06-13-10, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,603
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...
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