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06-25-05, 05:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,276
Posted By Buzzbomb

Don't reply to pointless threads! :rolleyes:

Don't reply to pointless threads! :rolleyes:
06-23-05, 09:55 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,514
Posted By Buzzbomb

Hey, that's great! I'd never seen that FS bike...

Hey, that's great! I'd never seen that FS bike in the other post you were PMSing about either. Thanks to whoever posted to the old thread I did get to see it and LEARN something.
06-23-05, 09:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,276
Posted By Buzzbomb

are one reason why I don't hang here a lot. ...

are one reason why I don't hang here a lot. Konarider, where does it say in the guidelines that old posts may not be responded to? Locking it was lame IMO. Too bad.

PS: Why didn't you lock the...
06-23-05, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By Buzzbomb

Check AE Bike. You need to know your bolt circle...

Check AE Bike. You need to know your bolt circle diameter in order to specify the correct ring. Go with a 46 or 48 ring and you should be fine. If your front derailleur is any less than Deore you...
06-23-05, 08:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By Buzzbomb

Abrasive yes. Actually though, he's on here day...

Abrasive yes. Actually though, he's on here day in and out where I for example sometimes disappear for months, and he does have some good advice to offer. At least he really does know about bikes. ...
06-21-05, 05:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,344
Posted By Buzzbomb

Have you ever just walked in and talk to them? I...

Have you ever just walked in and talk to them? I do it all the time with some of the shops in my area. I tell them I want such-and-such, and I can get it at www.whatever for x amount, what can you...
06-21-05, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By Buzzbomb

A testride sounds pretty good to me! :D Good...

A testride sounds pretty good to me! :D Good post, great pics, looks like a blast of a weekend you had.
06-20-05, 01:09 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,814
Posted By Buzzbomb

I'll buy that. They are cool in a sort of...

I'll buy that. They are cool in a sort of utilitarian way to me. When you put the barcons on the Pauls mounts you ditch the bar end plug, losing a substantial amount of weight, so they really end...
06-20-05, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By Buzzbomb

FYI, that first picture is VERY poorly framed......

FYI, that first picture is VERY poorly framed... the point of interest should be in the middle of the photo! ;^)
06-20-05, 12:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,814
Posted By Buzzbomb

Do they really weigh more and have more hardware...

Do they really weigh more and have more hardware to deal with? They are lighter and are mech speaking simpler than the Suntour (pro xc, I think?) stuff I am/was familiar with years ago.
06-20-05, 10:55 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,814
Posted By Buzzbomb

I got a set of Pauls adapters to run DA barcons...

I got a set of Pauls adapters to run DA barcons as thumbies on my 9 speed townie and the setup works great!
06-20-05, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,593
Posted By Buzzbomb

Wrong. Brakes will be spaced from axle...

Wrong. Brakes will be spaced from axle centerline for 700c wheels, and will not engage braking surface for 26 inch wheels. Run a disc in front and the problem goes away.
05-06-05, 12:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,904
Posted By Buzzbomb

You know what's funny? Guys who own one can talk...

You know what's funny? Guys who own one can talk till we're blue in the face, then somone repeats a misconception as if it is fact, too heavy, inefficient, whatever. Have you used one? I didn't...
05-05-05, 03:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,904
Posted By Buzzbomb

The first question one must ask is; Do they...

The first question one must ask is; Do they break? If the answer is yes then that would be an appropriate follow up question. The plain truth is, however, that they just don't break, so the...
04-27-05, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Buzzbomb

http://www.pete***erlin.com/video_gallery.htm

http://www.pete***erlin.com/video_gallery.htm
04-27-05, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By Buzzbomb

LOL! Actually, considering my tendancy to go for...

LOL! Actually, considering my tendancy to go for robust over light, this build came in on (for me) the light side, just a smidge over 27 pounds.
04-27-05, 04:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By Buzzbomb

Unfortunate choice of thread title. I hope...

Unfortunate choice of thread title. I hope there's no choir of angels, it is, after all, only a bike.
04-26-05, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By Buzzbomb

Hey Nate! How's it going? Yeah, I'm in the...

Hey Nate! How's it going? Yeah, I'm in the process of turning the Buzzbomb into a gearie, I'll be posting the transplantation pics over on the 29er board when it's finished. I have to post the...
04-26-05, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By Buzzbomb

Brakeside... Thanks for looking!

Brakeside...

Thanks for looking!
04-26-05, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By Buzzbomb

Chain tensioning chores handled by Bushnell...

Chain tensioning chores handled by Bushnell (that's a Phil Wood BB in there - honest)...
04-26-05, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By Buzzbomb

My signature explained. Or, the money shot...

My signature explained. Or, the money shot...
04-26-05, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By Buzzbomb

yep, pure ti tastiness guided by carbon...

yep, pure ti tastiness guided by carbon...
04-26-05, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By Buzzbomb

All right, dialup and all, had ta reduce them a...

All right, dialup and all, had ta reduce them a tad, and sorry for the poor focus...
04-26-05, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By Buzzbomb

Unto me a 29er is born...

All right, finally got the second 29er in the stable completed, and here are some pics submitted for your approval...
04-22-05, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By Buzzbomb

I've been an advocate for full length cable...

I've been an advocate for full length cable housing for a while now. Get the dremel out and remove the cable stops, turning them into cable guides, and run full length housings. Your cables will...
04-08-05, 01:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,329
Posted By Buzzbomb

Thanks. Point. Set. Match.

Thanks.

Point. Set. Match.
04-08-05, 01:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,329
Posted By Buzzbomb

http://www.lenzsport.com/leviathan.html ...

http://www.lenzsport.com/leviathan.html

http://vandesselsports.com/buzzbombfs.php?bike=6

Here is some food for thought. You're a big guy, evaluate the big wheels for yourself and see if you...
03-23-05, 03:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,571
Posted By Buzzbomb

The stinkin' attorney who took this case should...

The stinkin' attorney who took this case should be disbarred. (Ironic statement here) There oughtta be a law...
03-23-05, 02:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,765
Posted By Buzzbomb

That's fine, you don't have to ride them. I'll...

That's fine, you don't have to ride them. I'll never ride 26" again, barring unforseeable events. Choice is good. Viva choice!
03-04-05, 05:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Posted By Buzzbomb

I think a 9er would work well for you. Check out...

I think a 9er would work well for you. Check out MTBR, there is a strong presence of 29" bike riders there. As far as 29" for a new product, I think the big players are using full suspension to fit...
03-04-05, 04:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Posted By Buzzbomb

I keep repeating that the change is an...

I keep repeating that the change is an incremental one, an evolution not a revolution. Actually, to be more precise it is a devolution, as 700c was the worldwide standard size til the Schwinn...
03-03-05, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Posted By Buzzbomb

First off, we aren't talking about imparting...

First off, we aren't talking about imparting energy to a static body (golf ball meets hand), and I'm not going to get into a physics discussion, you can google a million of em, and in lots of them...
03-03-05, 10:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 821
Posted By Buzzbomb

In that price range you're gonna have to ebay a...

In that price range you're gonna have to ebay a used one.
03-03-05, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Posted By Buzzbomb

1. First thing to realize is that wheels are...

1. First thing to realize is that wheels are only marginally heavier, and can be just as light. Tires are heavier, although some are edging into pretty light weights this season. Tubes can be...
02-25-05, 05:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By Buzzbomb

I thought they did it for the women...

I thought they did it for the women...
02-22-05, 02:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,126
Posted By Buzzbomb

I've got a couple great bikes shops I like doing...

I've got a couple great bikes shops I like doing business with, one has some mechanics who have been around for, like, ever, and I ride with the managers of both. So, I'll give the shop w/ the...
02-18-05, 08:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,623
Posted By Buzzbomb

I rode with SamDaBikinMan a couple years ago when...

I rode with SamDaBikinMan a couple years ago when I was down his way - he's a cool guy. Man, he drove all over Atlanta to pick me up, take me to the trail, and drive me back. Good guy, he is. Sam,...
02-17-05, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By Buzzbomb

Thanks for the link, Dobber. Don't know why I...

Thanks for the link, Dobber. Don't know why I didn't think to look there, but they also had the insall proceedure for the BB posted. :D
02-17-05, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By Buzzbomb

You want that pic before or after I look around,...

You want that pic before or after I look around, realize what I've just done, and blow my brains out? That request is flat out mean. ;^)
02-17-05, 11:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,296
Posted By Buzzbomb

Really the best way to go, I think some...

Really the best way to go, I think some manufacturers use those. You may be able to rent the tool at an auto parts store or an auto paint supply outlet.
02-17-05, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By Buzzbomb

OK, I think I have a handle on it. I'll dry fit...

OK, I think I have a handle on it. I'll dry fit it, then loctite 1 ring at a time. It's going into my Dean Colonel 29er with my Rohloff, no tensioner required with the EBB. Pics will follow when...
02-17-05, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By Buzzbomb

The reason I mentioned the Loctite is the rings...

The reason I mentioned the Loctite is the rings came with a small applicator of blue stuff, I assume it's Loctite. Will the BB slide into the rings fairly easily once I get one installed? Do I...
02-17-05, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By Buzzbomb

I was really surprised about the packaging, a...

I was really surprised about the packaging, a sandwich baggie and no instructions. The end to end measurement does scale to 113, I guess posting before the first coffee is not a good idea...
02-17-05, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By Buzzbomb

Installation tips for Phil BB in Bushnell EBB?

Just got my Phil BB, and what a nice piece of gear this is! One thing that bothers me is that I ordered a 73x113, and the BB came in a sandwich baggie with 68x113 markered on it. Where do you take...
02-14-05, 05:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,040
Posted By Buzzbomb

Whoa! Never! My road bike is an Enzo Ferrari of...

Whoa! Never! My road bike is an Enzo Ferrari of roadbikes, a Colnago, and that would just be sacriledge. I'm in the process of building up a new bike now, and the old frame will be resurrected as...
02-09-05, 03:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 925
Posted By Buzzbomb

Aaaaannnnnndd ........... 85 bucks'll get...

Aaaaannnnnndd ...........


85 bucks'll get ya there! (Raiyn is right, carbon seatposts are for the road only. Look at the penalty for component failure.)
02-08-05, 04:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By Buzzbomb

I really haven't noticed any ill effects of the...

I really haven't noticed any ill effects of the extra weight at the rear hub, nor have guys with full squish/Rohloff bikes that I know, but then we're not getting much more than 1.5 - 2 feet off the...
02-08-05, 04:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By Buzzbomb

There is a picture of a setup like that on the...

There is a picture of a setup like that on the Harris site. The shifter is sized to work on mtb bars, but you could probably shim it to the end of a drop bar as an alternative to what they did on...
02-08-05, 03:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,248
Posted By Buzzbomb

He had his converted? Huh. Seems like it would...

He had his converted? Huh. Seems like it would wear out the old thumb and finger, but then I only have experience with the twist style shifter. If you run across him again, ask him to post up...
02-08-05, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,404
Posted By Buzzbomb

It's well known that the ideal number of bikes...

It's well known that the ideal number of bikes for any individual to own is n+1, when n=the number of bikes you presently own.
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