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Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-02, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By gekko1

what do you think of cannondale road bikes?

alright so i know cannondale makes great mountain bikes but what about their road bikes? i'm not just talking about their expensive ones but in general. for another bike with the same components as a...
Forum: BMX
06-30-02, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 670
Posted By gekko1

get some catalogs from BMX retailers/mail orders...

get some catalogs from BMX retailers/mail orders and do your research on bikes and equipment. thats the only advice i can give here. most good entry level bikes have all the things you want.
Forum: BMX
06-30-02, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,532
Posted By gekko1

people seem to always be obsessed with a light...

people seem to always be obsessed with a light bike, unless your racing who cares? if you want to stay away from flatland frames just make sure the top tube is no shorter then 20"s. most frames these...
Forum: BMX
06-30-02, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,582
Posted By gekko1

for $550 you have a few choices on good dirt...

for $550 you have a few choices on good dirt jumping bikes. i personally had the hoffman d130 pro but thats more then you want to spend. go to www.staff-bmx.com www.danscomp.com www.albes.com and...
Forum: BMX
06-30-02, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 656
Posted By gekko1

the setup looks nice. now all you need is context...

the setup looks nice. now all you need is context and to get the word out about your site. some pages seem to have alot of white/negative space, you should do something about that.
Forum: BMX
06-30-02, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,390
Posted By gekko1

more important then which frame is what materials...

more important then which frame is what materials the frame is made of. as long as you get a frame thats made of 4130 chromoly it should hold up. for your height i'd recommend a top tube of 21...
Forum: BMX
06-30-02, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By gekko1

this is true

this is true
Forum: BMX
06-30-02, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By gekko1

upgrade as you break something. no need to spend...

upgrade as you break something. no need to spend cash to have the "cool" parts. unless a piece isn't just right like a stem or bars.
Forum: BMX
06-30-02, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,005
Posted By gekko1

the major difference between a race and street...

the major difference between a race and street bike is the material they use. most race bikes are made of aluminum and street bikes are 4130 chromoly, if they're good. aluminum just won't take the...
Forum: BMX
06-30-02, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By gekko1

unless your getting a higher model free agent...

unless your getting a higher model free agent don't buy one. you can always get bmx bikes cheaper online. just do a google or yahoo search. or pick up a bmx mag and look at advertisements.
Forum: BMX
06-30-02, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,523
Posted By gekko1

www.staff-bmx.com www.albes.com ...

www.staff-bmx.com
www.albes.com
www.danscomp.com
www.trendbmx.com
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-02, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By gekko1

hey specialized may be junky but don't directly...

hey specialized may be junky but don't directly connect that to the states. we may not have great bike makers like the canadian......................... :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-02, 03:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,134
Posted By gekko1

raskle, i'm in the same boat as you. for the past...

raskle, i'm in the same boat as you. for the past two weeks been deciding which entry level road bike to get. i've narrowed it down to the trek 1000 (01' $480, 03' $550 at LSB), motobecane record...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-02, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By gekko1

threaded or threadless?

it seems all the head sets/stems are going threadless but manufacturers are still making threaded bikes. whats the pros and cons of each? i'm basically looking at two bikes, one threaded and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-02, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By gekko1

first figuring out your price range, this will...

first figuring out your price range, this will help reduce your list. from that stick to name brands you like. this should narrow your list down to no more than 4 bikes. from these look at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-02, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By gekko1

i would obviously get the cannondale over the ocr...

i would obviously get the cannondale over the ocr 3. but these two bikes are in different price ranges. if you want to stay around the price of the ocr 3 look at the raleigh 400, diamondback interval...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-02, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By gekko1

what about straight and curved forks, pros and...

what about straight and curved forks, pros and cons?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-02, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By gekko1

how can i tell if a frame's geo is laid back or...

how can i tell if a frame's geo is laid back or agressive? thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-02, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By gekko1

what to look for?

i'm making the transition to road bikes and would like some sugestions on what to look for in purchasing my first road bike. such as frame materials, aluminum, chromo or steel. i am a heavy guy at...
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