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Forum: For Sale
09-07-11, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1,346
Sticky Saddle swap
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Posted By cupsal

Brooks Ti Swap

Have
Green Ti Swift

Want
Black Pro Ti or
Black or Brown B17 Ti
Forum: Touring
01-03-10, 03:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 813
Posted By cupsal

Minors can be treated at a clinic or ed with out...

Minors can be treated at a clinic or ed with out parents consent...especially if the injury is a threat to life or limb.
Forum: Commuting
12-08-09, 12:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,635
Posted By cupsal

I have some goggles with clear lenses...they are...

I have some goggles with clear lenses...they are good on the coldest days, but they cut down big-time on peripheral vision.
Forum: Touring
10-02-09, 01:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By cupsal

As others have said, you probably do not need...

As others have said, you probably do not need both....
However, i use a bob around town, and the bike is noticeably more stable when i have my front porter loaded along with the trailer.
Forum: Touring
09-19-09, 11:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,768
Posted By cupsal

I use to live in So. Missouri. This is one of the...

I use to live in So. Missouri. This is one of the most beautiful times to visit. It is indeed hilly, but nothing like the mountains out west. However, the roads can be narrow with out solders and it...
Forum: Commuting
09-14-09, 03:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,772
Posted By cupsal

For a time i had both on my commuter. I ride in...

For a time i had both on my commuter. I ride in town at mostly slower speeds (Ave 15mph). I wound up preferring the R and kept that on the bike (I will use the other on a different bike).

I found...
Forum: Touring
09-13-09, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,332
Posted By cupsal

126-135 is a bit of a stretch. I have done...

126-135 is a bit of a stretch. I have done 126-160 w/o any problems. The older steel frames are pretty easy to bend a bit w/o braking. I would bet if you are careful, you will not have a problem.
Replies: 11
Views: 1,699
Posted By cupsal

You can get the YBB -- pictured above -- rear...

You can get the YBB -- pictured above -- rear suspension on any Moots bike....road or mtn. I have heard mixed reviews about it being used on a road bike.
Forum: Touring
09-07-09, 11:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,708
Posted By cupsal

That line of logic always slays me.....what if...

That line of logic always slays me.....what if your frame cracks...what if both wheels break....etc
Forum: Touring
09-07-09, 10:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,708
Posted By cupsal

Here is my 2. I have bikes with both mech...

Here is my 2.

I have bikes with both mech and hydraulic disk brakes. I love the hydraulics. I have never had any problem. The big advantage to them is how easy they are on my hands. Once you pull...
Forum: Touring
08-26-09, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By cupsal

The reason for the long curved fork was probably...

The reason for the long curved fork was probably to reduce the trail for the slack head tube angle common on these bikes.
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By cupsal

Good tires for wet conditions

I am looking for recommendations for a good tire for riding in the rain. Looking for something 700x25-28.

Thanks
Forum: Touring
08-17-09, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,593
Posted By cupsal

I weigh in at around 160.....depending on how...

I weigh in at around 160.....depending on how full my bladder is.

Does anybody know of a place that sells Alpine III spokes individually rather then by the box?

Chip
Forum: Touring
08-17-09, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,593
Posted By cupsal

32 Spoke Touring Wheels, Can it be done?

Can it be done?

I want to build my touring wheels with DT hubs because of there reliability and no tool service. However they do not make a 36 hole road size hub.
Is there a good rim/spoke (DT...
Forum: Touring
08-07-09, 06:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,535
Posted By cupsal

For me the old shimano sandal was great, it...

For me the old shimano sandal was great, it lasted me years. The new one felt more like a shoe then a sandal, and since one size fits two, it did not fit my feet well.
Replies: 38
Views: 4,751
Posted By cupsal

I have both the Cyo models....they are great...

I have both the Cyo models....they are great lights. The R unit is great for commuting. For a time I ran both with out a problem....
Replies: 35
Views: 2,909
Posted By cupsal

New Mexico is not bad. I live in Santa Fe and we...

New Mexico is not bad. I live in Santa Fe and we have almost year round riding (depending on the winter). Check out the New Mexico Brevet Series (http://www.nmbrevets.com/).
Forum: For Sale
07-30-09, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,346
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 300,742
Posted By cupsal

Yes i am looking for a Swift!

Yes i am looking for a Swift!
Forum: For Sale
07-29-09, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1,346
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 300,742
Posted By cupsal

Brooks Trade

Have:
Broken in Brooks Swift Ti in BRG
NIB Brooks B17 Ti in Black

Want
Brooks Swift Ti in Black
Brooks Pro or B17 Ti in BRG
Forum: Touring
07-24-09, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By cupsal

PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: Touring
07-16-09, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By cupsal

Good Question!

Good Question!
Forum: Touring
07-06-09, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By cupsal

I am a real fan of the TI rails. It lightens the...

I am a real fan of the TI rails. It lightens the saddle a good bit and really smooths out the ride.

Chip
Forum: Touring
06-24-09, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By cupsal

My road bike has Campy Record breaks the back...

My road bike has Campy Record breaks the back single pivot the front dual pivot they work differently handle differently but present no unsafe conditions. Even with the same breaks the front and back...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-09, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By cupsal

Will the Jtek work with paul's thumbies? \

Will the Jtek work with paul's thumbies?

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Forum: Commuting
06-17-09, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By cupsal

there is always This...

there is always This (http://www.carbondrivesystems.com/overview.php?lang=us). My friend has this on his spot single speed and loves it.
Forum: Commuting
06-17-09, 05:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,150
Posted By cupsal

I used silk medical tape before. With newer rims...

I used silk medical tape before. With newer rims (double wall, no exposed spoke nipples). There is less need for thicker tape or rubber.

Chip
Forum: Commuting
06-09-09, 02:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,427
Posted By cupsal

The idea of rotating tires is that you rotate the...

The idea of rotating tires is that you rotate the tires before there is noticeable wear so that they wear evenly. I do rotate tires on my bikes that have the same tire front and rear and it does...
Forum: Touring
05-28-09, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By cupsal

Cantilever suggestions

I am looking at the following any suggestions, recommendations are appreciated.



Pauls Neo Retro
TRP EuroX
Velo Orange Grand Cru
Velo Orange Grenouille
Tecro CR720.
Forum: Touring
04-21-09, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By cupsal

I believe the 2009 version has steel forks.

I believe the 2009 version has steel forks.
Replies: 52
Views: 1,492
Posted By cupsal

Congratulations. This December i finished a...

Congratulations.

This December i finished a nursing program. Since then i now work only three days a week, no more studying...and lots of time to ride!

Good luck finding a job and settling in.
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By cupsal

I am considering costume as well. Any...

I am considering costume as well. Any recommendations?
Forum: Touring
04-16-09, 02:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,152
Posted By cupsal

Where did you find the fork?

Where did you find the fork?
Forum: Touring
04-16-09, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By cupsal

Touring Carbon Forks

Is there any out there. I have seen them on a few stock bikes (Jamis) but where can you get them aftermarket. I would like something with lowrider mounts.
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By cupsal

Merlin Aspen or Mootour oweners

I am looking at these two fine bikes. I am looking for feedback from owners of these bikes. Specifically i want to know about tire/fender clearance and break clearance. With fenders how big of tires...
Replies: 29
Views: 2,913
Posted By cupsal

I use the modified Sram Derailleur from DaVinci...

I use the modified Sram Derailleur from DaVinci modified derailleur (http://www.davincitandems.com/comp.html)on my commuter; that way i can run a 32 cog on a 53-42-30 front and have a good range for...
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By cupsal

No traffic control, other then the start at Red...

No traffic control, other then the start at Red River...i have been honked at and cursed....but it is one hell of a ride!
11-04-06, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By cupsal

The helmet is not stable on my head. Have cannot...

The helmet is not stable on my head. Have cannot seem to get the back adjustment tight enough. I should probably take the light in and try on helmets with my baklava on.
11-04-06, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By cupsal

Good Helmet for Light Mount.

I have a NiteRider Flight that I use on my helmet. However, I have trouble with the light pulling the helmet down and not being stable (i have tried both my helmets). I have moved the light to the...
09-18-06, 05:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By cupsal

old style ritchey mt. cleats

I have some old style ritchey mt. bike peddles and i need a source for the cleats that fit them. Shamano SPD cleats do not work :-(


Chip
Forum: Commuting
12-30-05, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By cupsal

Thanks for all the help. I have been waring the...

Thanks for all the help. I have been waring the battery in my back jersy pocket under my jacket, and have noticed better preformance.
Forum: Commuting
12-21-05, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By cupsal

Li-Ion Battery Life in Cold Weather

I have a Night Rider Flight. It is rated for a 2:45 run time at the highest setting. I have been running it at night (naturally) when the weather is around 40 deg. My usuall ride is about an hour or...
12-15-05, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6,485
Views: 1,508,844
Posted By cupsal

I used to use it off road all the time, but with...

I used to use it off road all the time, but with a freewheel. I fixed it last weekend, and road it around some dirt trails around my house -- not technical. It is not a good bike for technical...
Forum: Commuting
12-14-05, 04:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By cupsal

joesmohello, Glad to here you are rolling...

joesmohello,

Glad to here you are rolling again. Give yourself time to adjust. As others have said it can take about a month or so (but it only takes a few days to loose all the red blood cells...
Forum: Commuting
12-14-05, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By cupsal

Yep we are at 7000 Feet. Folks tend to think of...

Yep we are at 7000 Feet. Folks tend to think of NM as being all low desert. Not true here up north...
Forum: Commuting
12-13-05, 05:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,509
Posted By cupsal

I am supprized to see all the responses that say...

I am supprized to see all the responses that say they are slow. I order quite a bit from them. I am in New Mexico and my orders come with in a week. I work for a company that does web/mail orders and...
12-12-05, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By cupsal

Alpina Ultima Fixed

I just Fixed my first Mountain Bike: Mid Eighties Univega Alpina Ultima. I am going to put on some SKS fenders and have it for my foul weather commuter:
12-12-05, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6,485
Views: 1,508,844
Posted By cupsal

Here is mine. Not very vintage after putting on a...

Here is mine. Not very vintage after putting on a fixed back wheel.

This is an 84 or 85 Univaga Alpina Ultima. Riding it again i can hardly believe we could do the stuff we did on these...
Forum: Commuting
12-09-05, 05:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,382
Posted By cupsal

This has my vote.

This has my vote.
Forum: Commuting
12-07-05, 05:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,217
Posted By cupsal

I find a nice long ride is the perfect cure for a...

I find a nice long ride is the perfect cure for a hangover as well!

Chip
Forum: Commuting
12-07-05, 05:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,351
Posted By cupsal

I do not know about you guys, but running around...

I do not know about you guys, but running around in this 20deg. weather has made me very hungry. I just went out for lunch (about 3 miles away) and was hungry again by the time i got back to work!
...
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