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Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-09, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By JeremiahW037

Check out BicycleWheelWarehouse.com...

Check out BicycleWheelWarehouse.com (www.Bicyclewheelwarehouse.com). Just got some custom built wheels from them in almost the exact same configuration as you spec'd. The wheels are quality built...
10-29-09, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By JeremiahW037

Vintage Trek seat binder/collar

So I just finished building up a '91 Trek 1200 and I can't get the seat binder to hold the port tight. I had trouble with this before and am seeing if anyone has any tricks or knows what design i'm...
Forum: Triathlon
10-27-09, 06:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,099
Posted By JeremiahW037

The main reason for a tri bikes dimensional...

The main reason for a tri bikes dimensional differences, namely the seat tube angle being 78 degrees, is so you are not using as much of your hamstrings on the bike portion and can be fresher on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-09, 05:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By JeremiahW037

I'm using the 3T ARX PRO. Really firm feeling.

I'm using the 3T ARX PRO. Really firm feeling.
10-15-09, 03:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,020
Posted By JeremiahW037

I should be receiving my new wheels anyday so I...

I should be receiving my new wheels anyday so I will post pictures of a ride-able, 95% done bike soon. I decided on Blackset Race wheels from Bike Wheel Warehouse. under 1600g with Ultegra hubs...
Forum: Triathlon
10-12-09, 12:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,357
Posted By JeremiahW037

I tried a pair of Biom shoes and although very...

I tried a pair of Biom shoes and although very different they felt more comfortable on the pavement. very close to the ground.
10-10-09, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By JeremiahW037

!Please help me find this part!

I found this picture somewhere earlier this year and can't remember where I found it. I need help finding the second "light alloy frame" boss covers (#6). I have a set of the dished #6's, but they...
10-06-09, 10:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,020
Posted By JeremiahW037

Just heard back from the Trek customer rep Nick. ...

Just heard back from the Trek customer rep Nick. Here is what he said: "I'm afraid the maximum safe temperature our bonded aluminum frames were rated for was 180 degrees Fahrenheit. I'd strongly...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-09, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,762
Posted By JeremiahW037

Big Daddy, did those Blackset wheels end up being...

Big Daddy, did those Blackset wheels end up being quality? I'm about to get some, but wanted to hear a first hand account.
10-01-09, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By JeremiahW037

I started a thread on this a couple days ago and...

I started a thread on this a couple days ago and got a bunch of responses. check back a day or two. I think it was called "are 27" in wheels still available?" or something like that.
10-01-09, 12:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,020
Posted By JeremiahW037

I agree Wordbiker. Incidentally I have an email...

I agree Wordbiker. Incidentally I have an email in with Trek about the issue, so with any luck someone with 'ancient' first-hand knowledge or the willingness to find out for me will have an answer...
10-01-09, 11:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,020
Posted By JeremiahW037

That was a concern I had, but I rationalized a...

That was a concern I had, but I rationalized a bit and decided it was a risk i was willing to take.

1) There are a few posts that mention the issue but regardless of all the warnings I have...
Forum: Triathlon
10-01-09, 10:45 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 365,488
Posted By JeremiahW037

So...here is the next question. Are the Logo's...

So...here is the next question. Are the Logo's painted on or were those original decals or stickers or something? Also, how much of your soul would you feel i would be stealing if i totally copied...
Forum: Triathlon
09-30-09, 06:27 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 365,488
Posted By JeremiahW037

Please tell me where you got the Jurassic Park...

Please tell me where you got the Jurassic Park Frame?!? Did you have tht done yourself or was that some merch piece from when the movie came out? I want one, I want one, I want one.
09-30-09, 12:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,020
Posted By JeremiahW037

Got the bike back from the Powder Coaters...

Got the bike back from the Powder Coaters yesterday and it looks awesome. Flat Black is what I decided on. I always wanted a Stealth bike and now i do.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-09, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 961
Posted By JeremiahW037

I second the CXP33 rims idea. They are only 35g...

I second the CXP33 rims idea. They are only 35g heavier per rim than Open Pro's and are much more aerodynamic (which is more important than weight anyways) and right now you can get them laced to...
09-29-09, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 921
Posted By JeremiahW037

Are 27" wheels still available?

My girlfriend has a sweet Raleigh Marathon mixte bike that i've been riding while my other bike is getting finished. Her brother found the bike on the side of the rode and besides the 27" wheels,...
09-26-09, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By JeremiahW037

Just to let you know, as long as you don't cold...

Just to let you know, as long as you don't cold set the frame...meaning just snap the 130mm rear hub into place...you can use 8-10 speed hubs in a 126mm frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-09, 10:27 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 15,594
Posted By JeremiahW037

Every time you see someone with a flat car tire...

Every time you see someone with a flat car tire or a broken down car on the side of a road do you stop and see if everything's OK? Didn't think so. Does everyone driving a Ford Taurus have to give...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-09, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By JeremiahW037

Stem Shim question. Real quick.

If you use a shim to enable the use a 1 1/8"in stem with a 1" steerer and headset do you need to use a 1" headcap or a 1 1/8"in headcap?
09-25-09, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By JeremiahW037

Two absolute must reads for you is Wordbiker's...

Two absolute must reads for you is Wordbiker's thread (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=393611) on his rebuild of his 2300 and my thread (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=578845)...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-09, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By JeremiahW037

Take my response with a grain of salt as I am no...

Take my response with a grain of salt as I am no expert, but I was always under the impression that you were supposed to match the width of your shoulders. I am only ~ 5' 9" (175 cm) and have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-09, 08:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,429
Posted By JeremiahW037

Thanks to the above poster for the tip. I like...

Thanks to the above poster for the tip. I like Bicycle Wheel Warehouses prices and customizable options. I'm leaning toward Mavic rims from them though, but I've yet to decide.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-09, 04:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,429
Posted By JeremiahW037

What i'm hearing is that basically between these...

What i'm hearing is that basically between these wheels the right choice is the cheapest. I might try to move some funds around and just get some CXP22's laced with Ultegra (or the like) hubs. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-09, 08:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,429
Posted By JeremiahW037

Any general consensus on Shimano wheels in...

Any general consensus on Shimano wheels in general? You can usually pick up some R500's off of eBay for fairly cheap. Besides Dura-Ace wheels I've never really heard anything about Shimano wheel...
09-22-09, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,235
Posted By JeremiahW037

help resurrect an old thread for a bit...don't...

help resurrect an old thread for a bit...don't mind if i do.

I was wondering about the pink finish. Is it a DIY project or did you get some auto paint sprayed by a shop?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-09, 08:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,429
Posted By JeremiahW037

Nice Wheels vs. Cheap wheels

I'm about to get my bike back from the powdercoaters and am in the market for a new wheelset. Nashbar has '08 Mavic Aksiums on sale for $210 right now then I saw a set of Shimano Mach 1 rims with...
09-21-09, 07:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,020
Posted By JeremiahW037

Taking the bike to the Powder coaters on...

Taking the bike to the Powder coaters on Wednesday, but I had to attach the new shifter bosses first. Got the bosses here...
Forum: Commuting
09-21-09, 02:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,108
Posted By JeremiahW037

So...Im not trying to hijack the thread but my...

So...Im not trying to hijack the thread but my old trek frame has a frame pump peg on the inside of the headtube and I'm wondering if newer pumps even take use of this, as the pumps mentioned in this...
09-18-09, 08:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,949
Posted By JeremiahW037

If you are interested in these late 80's early...

If you are interested in these late 80's early 90's bonded aluminum Trek's check out the thread (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=578845) on my 1991 1200 rebuild project. Also check out...
09-17-09, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3,421
Views: 390,671
Posted By JeremiahW037

For Trade: Brand New Kryptonite locking skewer...

For Trade:
Brand New Kryptonite locking skewer set.
Need:
Brake/Shift cabling with housings
Aluminum drop bars
Whatever you have
Forum: Triathlon
09-17-09, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 993
Posted By JeremiahW037

From my novice triathlon experience i've noticed...

From my novice triathlon experience i've noticed that there are two different way to kick. For propulsion and for stability. For me, kicking for propulsion is a waste of energy, i just kick enough...
09-16-09, 04:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,020
Posted By JeremiahW037

mkeller234 thanks for the interest and for the...

mkeller234 thanks for the interest and for the offer. I am actually fairly handy with Photoshop so I might make some custom decals for me and have them printed onto some vinyl decals. Haven't...
09-16-09, 02:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,020
Posted By JeremiahW037

Small update: Schools got me really busy right...

Small update:
Schools got me really busy right now but I am within sight of the finishing line...i think.
The bike has been stripped down to the bare aluminum and sanded to get a decent finish. As...
09-11-09, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3,421
Views: 390,671
Posted By JeremiahW037

Wanted: 7410 Dura Ace FD 34.9 clamp or...

Wanted:
7410 Dura Ace FD 34.9 clamp or Braze-on
Tektro R100A Brake levers in black

Have:
Thomson Elite seatpost, 0 setback 27.2 x330mm
7410 Dura Ace FD 28.6
09-11-09, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,237,894
Posted By JeremiahW037

Wanted: 7410 Dura Ace FD 34.9 clamp or...

Wanted:
7410 Dura Ace FD 34.9 clamp or Braze-on
Tektro R100A Brake levers in black

Have:
Thomson Elite seatpost, 0 setback 27.2 x330mm
7410 Dura Ace FD 28.6
09-02-09, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By JeremiahW037

On an aluminum frame there is going to be a cross...

On an aluminum frame there is going to be a cross bolt. Go to the site in my previous post and you can see in the picture the bolt. If you go to a thread about my bike rebuild "1991 trek 1200...
09-02-09, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By JeremiahW037

I'll probably just get these and use in...

I'll probably just get these and use in combination with some 3M Scoth-Weld.
http://www.novacycles.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=61_144_178&products_id=835
09-01-09, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By JeremiahW037

Space age epoxy huh? What exactly could that be?...

Space age epoxy huh? What exactly could that be? Some kind of high heat epoxy? What could I use at my house?
09-01-09, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By JeremiahW037

Weld, Braze, or Epoxy?

I'm rebuilding my 1991 aluminum trek and the shifter bosses snapped off a while back. I know they're not welded and even though they are called "braze-on" I think they were attached with epoxy. ...
09-01-09, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 868
Posted By JeremiahW037

KtotheF where did you get your Zefal's? I saw...

KtotheF where did you get your Zefal's? I saw some for 24.99 on ebikestop but shipping was 10. Any cheaper somewhere else?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-09, 11:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,146
Posted By JeremiahW037

This is very inacurate. I was part of t study...

This is very inacurate. I was part of t study done at Ball State University about 2 years ago. We were a class of casual runners that took part in a class with the goal of running a marathon at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-09, 07:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,953
Posted By JeremiahW037

As some have said I think the black GP with the...

As some have said I think the black GP with the black chili compound (GP 4000S) are the best tires made for non race situations ad even then you could race on them, they roll sooo smooth
08-30-09, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By JeremiahW037

I have and love a 1200 from 1991. As a fairly...

I have and love a 1200 from 1991. As a fairly light rider ~ 150 lbs i can say that these bikes are great and very durable. But if I had to guess I would say that 290 lbs should be on top of a steel...
08-30-09, 04:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,020
Posted By JeremiahW037

I think i've figured out some of my options for...

I think i've figured out some of my options for finishing, but, in the meantime I need some advice. I am getting the downtube shifter bosses brazed on and was contemplating getting a FD mount brazed...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-09, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By JeremiahW037

Its super smooth, just takes a little more to...

Its super smooth, just takes a little more to start spinning it. I'm sure how much its been used, how long do sealed bearings last before replacement is needed?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-09, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By JeremiahW037

Sealed Bottom Bracket and age

I just picked up a bottom bracket off of eBay, but i can't tell if the bearings are worn or not. It is from an 8 sp group set and is in nice condition, but it doesn't seem to rotate as well when...
08-28-09, 11:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,008
Posted By JeremiahW037

Not sure if that was a sarcastic joke somehow or...

Not sure if that was a sarcastic joke somehow or you really have a vintage kirk poster. If you're serious i'll take it off your hands.
08-28-09, 06:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,020
Posted By JeremiahW037

I'm sure he'll respond, but i'll take the liberty...

I'm sure he'll respond, but i'll take the liberty and yes, he did do this to a '93 2300. Check out the thread, its pretty cool.

I actually just bought his original fork off of said Trek so i'll be...
08-28-09, 02:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,020
Posted By JeremiahW037

So, now that my classes are out for the week I...

So, now that my classes are out for the week I decided to tackle stripping the frame and its fork. After trolling the forums I came to the conclusion that the fastest, quickest, cheapest and safest...
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