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05-19-16, 07:21 PM
Replies: 225
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Posted By bamacrazy

What components were on your bike when you found...

What components were on your bike when you found it? The color scheme suggests 1992, but I have a frame that color and it has Suntour componets.
11-15-12, 12:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,554
Posted By bamacrazy

Are you buying these to use in the "Retroshift"...

Are you buying these to use in the "Retroshift" setup?
11-02-12, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By bamacrazy

Campy shifters on order. Can't wait to install...

Campy shifters on order. Can't wait to install them. Thanks!
11-02-12, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By bamacrazy

Thanks!

Thanks!
11-02-12, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By bamacrazy

Shimergo Help: Deore LX to Campy 10?

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The folks in the machanics section sent me over here with this question. I have a 2000 Bianchi Axis that I built up with Deore LX 3x8. I currently use STI bar ends. I wanted to replace...
11-01-12, 12:53 PM
11-01-12, 06:27 AM
10-31-12, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By bamacrazy

If I went with a Shimano road FD of a Veloche...

If I went with a Shimano road FD of a Veloche triple FD, would that work?
10-31-12, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By bamacrazy

Nice... Are you suggesting getting a bottom...

Nice...
Are you suggesting getting a bottom pull? If so, now we are talking routing problems. I'd like to avoid using a pulley to redirect.
10-31-12, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By bamacrazy

Converting LX 8 speed Triple from bar ends to Brifters/Road Brakes-shifters

I have a 2000 Bianchi Axis. I originally set it up with 8 speed Deore LX trip front and LX 8 speed rear with Shimano Bar End Shifters. Finding that I did not like shifting my hands from breaks to...
10-30-12, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,211
Posted By bamacrazy

I had the same problem. I fixed it by placing a...

I had the same problem. I fixed it by placing a dime under the leading edge of each pad. I used a Velcro tie to hold the front brake lever. I then slightly loosened the break pad and re-tightened....
07-03-11, 07:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 338
Posted By bamacrazy

Listed my 87 Celest Bianchi Axis fo Sale on Board

I'm selling my vintage CX bike on the site. It's a great bike! Check it out!!
06-25-11, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By bamacrazy

How about a DJ, Street, Park forum?

I would sure like to see the site open a forum catering to Dirt Jumping, Street and Park riding. Recently, I've found myself spending more, and more time over at the mountain bike review site because...
06-25-11, 08:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By bamacrazy

We Need a New Forum!

I would sure like to see the site open a forum catering to Dirt Jumping, Street and Park riding. Recently, I've found myself spending more, and more time over at the mountain bike review site because...
07-18-10, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By bamacrazy

+1! I bought one just before I started my Bianchi...

+1! I bought one just before I started my Bianchi build. Made life a lot easier...
06-30-10, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By bamacrazy

Surly CrossCheck cyclocross or Karate Monkey 29er.

Surly CrossCheck cyclocross or Karate Monkey 29er.
06-30-10, 03:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,180
Posted By bamacrazy

You might want to look at a Bianchi Axis too at...

You might want to look at a Bianchi Axis too at your price point. I just built one up and love the light weight aluminum frame and carbon fork.
06-30-10, 03:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,180
Posted By bamacrazy

Ridley X Fire frame and fork for $1500 street and...

Ridley X Fire frame and fork for $1500 street and use the left over cash to build it up.
06-29-10, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By bamacrazy

Thanks for your help! I also picked up the books...

Thanks for your help! I also picked up the books by Burney and Mares for additional info.
06-26-10, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,965
Posted By bamacrazy

My 2 cents. If you are planning on doing crits or...

My 2 cents. If you are planning on doing crits or road races in the near future, choose a racing bike that will allow you to be competive. If your intent is to use the bike for commuting, group...
06-23-10, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By bamacrazy

Thanks for the info. Last time I checked...

Thanks for the info. Last time I checked Bamacross it only had last years info. I'm riding or running almost every day with mounts and dismounts once per week right now. For offroad I've mostly been...
06-23-10, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By bamacrazy

Size Limit?

Do local races limit tire size for beginners?
06-23-10, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By bamacrazy

Thanks, I have been reading those stickies. :D

Thanks, I have been reading those stickies. :D
06-22-10, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By bamacrazy

Help preparing for first season

I plan on entering my first cross race this winter. Will I be able to run tires wider than 32mm? Also, where is the best place to find information about upcoming races? Any other advice for someone...
06-22-10, 06:15 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,107,452
Posted By bamacrazy

PM sent junkyardbike.

PM sent junkyardbike.
06-20-10, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By bamacrazy

The Specialized Tricross is a great bike. I have...

The Specialized Tricross is a great bike. I have never heard anyone regret the purchase of one. I would go with the 61. Get to the shop that has it in stock and get a proper fitting. If you are...
06-19-10, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By bamacrazy

No problem so far....

No problem so far....
06-19-10, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By bamacrazy

My 87 Axis

The green tires may be too much... :lol:

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m266/bamacrazy/87Axisg1.jpg
06-19-10, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By bamacrazy

My New 2000 Bianchi Build Complete

Complete!

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m266/bamacrazy/Axixcomplete2.jpg
06-18-10, 10:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By bamacrazy

Coming up!

Coming up!
06-17-10, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By bamacrazy

I finished my bike yesterday and rode for the 1st...

I finished my bike yesterday and rode for the 1st time this morning. I'm still grinning. I'm completly happy with it. As an added bonus I now know a heck of a lot more about bikes than I did. My copy...
06-17-10, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,696
Posted By bamacrazy

You can't go wrong with the Salsa Bell Laps. Lots...

You can't go wrong with the Salsa Bell Laps. Lots of comfortable hand positions; I use the hoods about 1/2 the time.
06-16-10, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,021
Posted By bamacrazy

A great bike would be NOS Cannondale X7. It came...

A great bike would be NOS Cannondale X7. It came with disk brakes. My shop had two on the floor until fall. They were priced at $750 with Tiagra components. They only had XL versions or I would have...
06-07-10, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,703
Posted By bamacrazy

Course Design Examples

Where can I find examples of cyclocross courses including maps and locations of barriers and other features?
06-06-10, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By bamacrazy

Yes, its a Winwood Dusty CX carbon fork. Glad to...

Yes, its a Winwood Dusty CX carbon fork. Glad to hear you have had good luck with yours!
06-06-10, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By bamacrazy

Thanks. but no. I had a set of tigra 9 speed...

Thanks. but no. I had a set of tigra 9 speed brifters that were traded as part of the deal that brought me the bar ends. I started out to build a 9 speed, but opted to change to 8 speed.
06-05-10, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By bamacrazy

I could not wait any longer on the cheap stem to...

I could not wait any longer on the cheap stem to arrive. I picked up one locally so that I could install the bars, 105 levers, and bar end shifters....
06-05-10, 05:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By bamacrazy

I found some matching Jagwire! ...

I found some matching Jagwire!
http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m266/bamacrazy/jagwire.jpg
06-05-10, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By bamacrazy

Thanks. I'm happy with the way its coming along....

Thanks. I'm happy with the way its coming along. I'm stalled out waiting for my cable cutters to land in Mobile.
06-05-10, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By bamacrazy

I like Candy pedals. These were a great price and...

I like Candy pedals. These were a great price and a good match!

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m266/bamacrazy/candypedal.jpg
06-05-10, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By bamacrazy

I like Candy pedals. The only ones that REI had...

I like Candy pedals. The only ones that REI had were at a great price and look great on the bike!
http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m266/bamacrazy/axis4.jpg
06-05-10, 05:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By bamacrazy

I wanted the Schwalbe Marathon Cross for off road...

I wanted the Schwalbe Marathon Cross for off road and occasional commutes.

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m266/bamacrazy/axis4.jpg
06-05-10, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By bamacrazy

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m266/bamacrazy/...

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m266/bamacrazy/Axis1.jpgThis is my bike after the fork, headset, crank and wheels were installed.
06-02-10, 06:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By bamacrazy

More pictures coming soon. Progress so far: ...

More pictures coming soon. Progress so far:

Had Cane Creek 3 headset and fork installed.
Decided to stay with the square taper BB and installed a Sugino XD 600 Crankset.
Changed direction from...
05-29-10, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,107,452
Posted By bamacrazy

Want: Crank Brothers Candy C or better or Egg...

Want:
Crank Brothers Candy C or better or Egg Beater or sim. Also looking for cable cutters. Would also consider barter if anyone in Mobile area would be willing to run cable and housing.I commute...
05-28-10, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By bamacrazy

2/15/09 356 7/14/09 336 8/01/09 324 8/17/09...

2/15/09 356
7/14/09 336
8/01/09 324
8/17/09 299.4 First time I'd been under 300 since 1994
9/2/09 287
10/9/09 269
11/19/9 259
12/24/9 249 First time I have been under 250 since 1981
Changed...
05-23-10, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,107,452
Posted By bamacrazy

I think I'm looking for the Shimano square...

I think I'm looking for the Shimano square groove. I have a 2000 Bianchi Axis frame I'm working on. I have a Truvativ Elita Triple ISIS and bottom bracket for the frame, but its a 52/42/30. The...
05-22-10, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,107,452
Posted By bamacrazy

ISO Square Taper Crank Arms

ISO:

Set of square taper crank arms 5 bolt 130B /170-172 crank arm length.
1 1/8 headset spacers carbon or aluminum.

Have: Truvativ Elita Cranks, Truvativ elita Gpx cranks, 105 9 speed rear...
05-21-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By bamacrazy

Got one! Thanks...

Got one! Thanks...
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