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Forum: For Sale
07-08-14, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,372
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 357,017
Posted By stewardmike03

Have: Adamo Gel, grey, never ridden. Came on a...

Have: Adamo Gel, grey, never ridden. Came on a bike I got in a swap. Perfect.
Have: Fizik Arione. White with glossy white center. Perfect. No fade, stain, tears, etc. love the saddle...looks stupid...
Forum: For Sale
07-21-13, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,372
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 357,017
Posted By stewardmike03

Have: perfect condition Brooks Professional....

Have: perfect condition Brooks Professional. Honey, never tensioned, maybe 300 miles. Chrome rails.

Want: Selle Italia Flite in black, Fizik Arione in black, other narrow saddles? What do you have?
Forum: For Sale
11-10-11, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,372
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 357,017
Posted By stewardmike03

Have: Selle Italia Flite Max Gel Flow white with...

Have: Selle Italia Flite Max Gel Flow white with red stripe. Great shape.
Brooks Team Professional Alpe D'Huez in Antique brown. Never broken in. Wife tried it once. Fell and scuffed the...
10-01-09, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3,422
Views: 425,590
Posted By stewardmike03

Have: Selle Italia Team Max Flite with the...

Have: Selle Italia Team Max Flite with the cutout, white with a red stripe and black lettering.

Want: Black Flite w/cutout, Selle San Marco Zocolan (or whatever it is), Selle Italia SLK, maybe...
Forum: For Sale
09-30-09, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,372
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 357,017
Posted By stewardmike03

Have: Selle Italia Max Flite Team model, white...

Have: Selle Italia Max Flite Team model, white with a red stripe...as all team models are.

Want: Higher end black saddle...whadya got?

Mine is in like new condition.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-09, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By stewardmike03

I love Gomitallia Kalypso K's...a booger to find...

I love Gomitallia Kalypso K's...a booger to find but VERY nice ride, low weight and albeit I may be blessed...never had a single puncture.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-09, 07:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,135
Posted By stewardmike03

I like how the back is white so it won't soak up...

I like how the back is white so it won't soak up the sun...he's obviously going for the yellow/black scheme but the white back shows a little common sense. I know there are lots of "I could do...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-09, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By stewardmike03

yep...any shimano/sram 9sp cassette will work

yep...any shimano/sram 9sp cassette will work
08-19-09, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By stewardmike03

I sold off everything and got a cyclocross bike....

I sold off everything and got a cyclocross bike. Take the extra dough and buy a wheelset, cassette and tires for the road...any surface in a few minutes of wheel swapping! I even bought a third set...
08-19-09, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,471
Posted By stewardmike03

Nashbar forks are wilwoods...and a third the...

Nashbar forks are wilwoods...and a third the price. Try Nashbar.com
08-19-09, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,471
Posted By stewardmike03

Specialized will most likely stand behind their...

Specialized will most likely stand behind their product. Get a freebie!
08-17-09, 05:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,355
Posted By stewardmike03

keep in mind that carbon technology is ever...

keep in mind that carbon technology is ever evolving as well...don't fool yourselves in believing that everyone got it right from the start. Could wheels have melted and gotten gummy? Sure. That in...
08-14-09, 12:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,184
Posted By stewardmike03

Agreed...I removed the stock v-brakes and...

Agreed...I removed the stock v-brakes and installed a VERY powerful set of Canti's...no shudder, no squealing...learn to install your brakes correctly. I use an under the stem mount FYI...still not...
08-12-09, 06:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,181
Posted By stewardmike03

I have to vote Lemond too. My reasons are...

I have to vote Lemond too. My reasons are simple...that TT on a heavier bike...God knows what the speed and time whould have been on a modern machine...

Agreed...LA focused on one race...GL was an...
08-12-09, 06:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 956
Posted By stewardmike03

yes but the chainring bolts will need a washer or...

yes but the chainring bolts will need a washer or replaced entirely.
08-12-09, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By stewardmike03

or...the headset is too tight.

or...the headset is too tight.
08-10-09, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By stewardmike03

Check out the bikesdirect line...if you know your...

Check out the bikesdirect line...if you know your size and have a handful of tools they are unbeatable deals. I've built three for friends that weren't as savvy or had no tools and they are really...
08-06-09, 06:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,536
Posted By stewardmike03

FYI guys, darn near ANY MTB disc frame will take...

FYI guys, darn near ANY MTB disc frame will take 700c wheels...if you're looking to go cheap that's the perfect start. As far as tires for the 50/50 towpath/road...Panaracer Paselas or Vittoria...
08-05-09, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,833
Posted By stewardmike03

You may have a few issues with your stem and bars...

You may have a few issues with your stem and bars working together. There are so many bends on those Salsa bars that a Nitto stem may NOT actually fit over...just be warned. You may want to spread...
08-04-09, 06:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,078
Posted By stewardmike03

I have a Tricross Expert and have been quite...

I have a Tricross Expert and have been quite astonished by the ride quality. The zertz stuff is cool looking but whether or not it makes a difference is beyond me. I can say this...even with 23's on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-09, 05:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,739
Posted By stewardmike03

I have Sram rival...er...had...removed it for my...

I have Sram rival...er...had...removed it for my tried and true Campy Chorus. Rival was light, smooth enough, and the hoods were nice. I did NOT like the shifting though. You can only drop one cog at...
07-10-09, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 129,980
Posted By stewardmike03

If the past has any bearing on proof LA is a...

If the past has any bearing on proof LA is a profound tactitian. He has age in the form of wisdom on his side. He knows when to go and when it isn't completely necessary. I thik he's playing a good...
06-19-09, 04:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,922
Posted By stewardmike03

LOL...Nice. What I meant and implied was that...

LOL...Nice. What I meant and implied was that TRACK chainrings (1/8" and 144bcd for the most part) are nearly ALL high quality. Only a few no-name manufacturers exist that make shoddy TRACK...
06-18-09, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,922
Posted By stewardmike03

Most track rings are higher quality as far as...

Most track rings are higher quality as far as roundness. Road rings are typically lighter. BMX stuff is heavier (NOT ALWAYS) but often there's less worry about true roundness.

Not everything is...
06-18-09, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By stewardmike03

Sun Venus rims are sturdy as hell but...

Sun Venus rims are sturdy as hell but beware...tire mounting is often a nightmare. Most sun rims are tough to mount tires on...I think it's a sign of roundness...not a fault per se. You may need a...
06-18-09, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,770
Posted By stewardmike03

You need the potts mod topcap, bolt and starnut...

You need the potts mod topcap, bolt and starnut for 1 1/8" period. You need an 80's ish BMX stem or potts mod bolt/wedge (unless your wedge is the same angle and thread) for 1" period. Any other...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-09, 08:09 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,938
Posted By stewardmike03

Back in my MTB racer days Sram sent a body out...

Back in my MTB racer days Sram sent a body out from their Chicago location (I'm an hour South) with an XO rear der. to replace a carbon SL9 (or something close to that) that exploded...BEFORE THE...
06-18-09, 05:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By stewardmike03

There is a clear powdercoat. If steel the best...

There is a clear powdercoat. If steel the best advice is a waterless paint. Aluminum isn't as finnicky. Either way surface prep is KEY! You must give the metal a tooth...a surface for the paint to...
06-18-09, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,436
Posted By stewardmike03

Infinity is a less expensive tubing only because...

Infinity is a less expensive tubing only because it's seamed. In a fork the two different steels will most likely feel identical. I'd go with the prestige though simply because one less fault to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-09, 06:23 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,652
Posted By stewardmike03

I got a speeding ticket four years ago on my...

I got a speeding ticket four years ago on my bike. When in court the judge asked my plea...I replied...I was indeed speeding but had no way of knowing as my bike came with no speedometer. She replied...
06-15-09, 05:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By stewardmike03

They're LOOK DELTA compatible...you can but LOOK...

They're LOOK DELTA compatible...you can but LOOK delta cleats and they'll work. Any 3 hole shoe will work. Lake used to make a CX shoe that was walkable with road cleats...CX100 maybe.
06-15-09, 05:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,081
Posted By stewardmike03

the Kilo has real track geometry not road...

the Kilo has real track geometry not road geometry. It is a rebadged KHS Flite 100. Damn nice bike! Go with that and make your own minor adjustments. If you can swing the extra cash...wait for winter...
06-11-09, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By stewardmike03

Did it work before paint??? Is it a different...

Did it work before paint??? Is it a different headset??? What has changed that it no longer fits?
06-11-09, 09:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,857
Posted By stewardmike03

If you're looking to go back and forth between...

If you're looking to go back and forth between street and track on ONE bike get a true track bike. Newer ones keep the track geometry but use forks that either have drilling or can be swapped for...
06-11-09, 09:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,857
Posted By stewardmike03

Are you riding this in the street or on the...

Are you riding this in the street or on the track? If you want a track bike then you need to know that ONLY a real track bike will do...if it's a fixed streetbike...then pull the trigger on the Lotus!
06-11-09, 08:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,857
Posted By stewardmike03

That is CERTAINLY a Columbus decal...well worth...

That is CERTAINLY a Columbus decal...well worth the two bills! Go for it!
06-11-09, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 528,751
Posted By stewardmike03

http://http://www.broadwayvintage.net/ebayauctions...

http://http://www.broadwayvintage.net/ebayauctions/72051.jpgStill have: http://http://sfgfc.files.wordpress.com/2008/03/picture-6.png
But without machined sidewalls.

NEED: Machined sidewalls

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-09, 04:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,077
Posted By stewardmike03

For a beginner the Masi makes sense...upright...

For a beginner the Masi makes sense...upright position, bulletproof drivetrain. The Allez is an excellent start as well. For the money and the "oooooo" factor, I'd go Masi.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-09, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By stewardmike03

They're budget wheels...they're give you a year...

They're budget wheels...they're give you a year or two. Bearings will need service right away. Spend a little more and get sealed formula hubs...they take a beating!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-09, 08:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,227
Posted By stewardmike03

If those bikes fit just swap out the 110mm stem...

If those bikes fit just swap out the 110mm stem for a 90mm...any shorter and it affects handling. I WOULD measure out the fit calc. though!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-09, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By stewardmike03

At .5cm you're splitting hairs...get whichever...

At .5cm you're splitting hairs...get whichever feels the best to you.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-09, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By stewardmike03

If you use Competetive Cyclist's fit calculator...

If you use Competetive Cyclist's fit calculator it will give you a good starting point. What length stem are you running now? If you can ride the "52cm" comfortably with a 100-120mm stem then I say...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-09, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By stewardmike03

I agree...top tube and head tube lengths are...

I agree...top tube and head tube lengths are critical..not so much the number a company puts on the frame...on older bikes I can ride a 63cm...on a BMC I ride a 55cm! My top tube length is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-09, 09:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,641
Posted By stewardmike03

Agreed...Campy ALUMINUM not carbon. Maybe a...

Agreed...Campy ALUMINUM not carbon. Maybe a classic Gipiemme fluted post with the flutes painted to match???
06-08-09, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3,422
Views: 425,590
Posted By stewardmike03

Want: Campy 10 sp. CONVENTIONAL wheelset...chorus...

Want: Campy 10 sp. CONVENTIONAL wheelset...chorus hubs to Mavic rims, etc...

Have: Racing wheels...Campy Khamsin, Gipiemme Aeros (16 spokes, bladed) Will send pics of anything you want. The...
06-04-09, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 528,751
Posted By stewardmike03

Have: Wood Deep V's with Wheelsmith butted...

Have:

Wood Deep V's with Wheelsmith butted spokes laced to Formula fixed/fixed wheels.
Nitto B123 in 44cm Chrome steel

Want:

Something with machined sidewalls...does NOT have to be deep v!...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-09, 09:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,052
Posted By stewardmike03

Better...just as you can buy a Cadillac Escalade...

Better...just as you can buy a Cadillac Escalade or spend a ton less and get the GMC Yukon...same factory, same workers, different badges and paint...and more money for one.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-09, 07:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,052
Posted By stewardmike03

I find this to be sooooo NOT the case! The BD...

I find this to be sooooo NOT the case! The BD bikes have proven to be rebadged (insert name here). So the difference is in the paint and decals...I cracked my Scott CR1 sl frame and picked up a...
06-04-09, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By stewardmike03

Almost all Nitto bars are 25.4 as well. MTB...

Almost all Nitto bars are 25.4 as well. MTB standard used to be 25.4. There are a LOT of bars in 25.4! There are essentially two options...spread the head out and use 25.4 stuff or have a machine...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-09, 12:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,105
Posted By stewardmike03

The shop may have been basing their information...

The shop may have been basing their information on the top tube of the frames which may be vastly different per manufacturer. IMHO top tube length is more crucial than seat tube. For instance I need...
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