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08-26-09, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By bbtm

Could I still install a CS-HG80 onto my rear...

Could I still install a CS-HG80 onto my rear wheel in place of the existing sprocket?
08-25-09, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By bbtm

So I can use a front SLX shifter with my current...

So I can use a front SLX shifter with my current "Shimano Altus, 34.9mm clamp, top swing" derailleur? If I'm replacing everything else, I might as well do the front derailleur while I'm at it.
...
08-25-09, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By bbtm

Specialized Rockhopper Comp Disc 29 - Switching shifters?

I have an 09 Specialized Rockhopper Comp Disc 29 that I got back in June. I've been riding it as much as I can but all the other bikes I've owned have had the Shimano Rapidfire style shifters - where...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-09, 12:09 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,571
Posted By bbtm

Old bike store I stopped going to. Never wanted...

Old bike store I stopped going to. Never wanted to deal with you, unless you were there to buy a bike. Bought a Schwinn's (before the sale to Pacific cycle) and 2 Trek's, and was looking to get a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-09, 06:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,126
Posted By bbtm

http://img8.imageshack.us/img8/1544/img8769.jpg ...

http://img8.imageshack.us/img8/1544/img8769.jpg

2006 Specialized Allez Elite Triple
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-08, 09:45 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 33,435
Posted By bbtm

Computer Storage Engineer

Computer Storage Engineer
04-01-08, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By bbtm

I do like the color of the RCD29. Why did you...

I do like the color of the RCD29. Why did you decide to get a 29 vs a 26"?
03-31-08, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By bbtm

I must have mistaken and forgotten the "Comp". ...

I must have mistaken and forgotten the "Comp".

I do mean the Rockhopper Comp Disc 29 and not the Rockhopper Disc 29.
03-31-08, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By bbtm

Rockhopper Pro Disc vs Rockhopper Disc 29

I have not had a mountain bike since 2003 - when my 1 year old Trek was demolished in an accident. I got a hybrid in 04 and a road bike just last spring (07).

However, I am now wanting to get a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-07, 07:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,442
Posted By bbtm

06 Specialized Allez Elite Triple - $850...

06 Specialized Allez Elite Triple - $850 (discounted from $1200).
Specialized shoes - $100
Speedplay pedals - $105
Cateeye Mity 8 - $30 ?
Specialized Saddle bag - $20/$25
Pearl Izumi bike shots...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-07, 08:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,590
Posted By bbtm

Great, the Allez Compact is blue. I set off...

Great, the Allez Compact is blue.

I set off when I got my last road bike, that aside from being about $1,000 (give or take a few hundred), it had to be blue.

Well, I didn't. BUT - I still want...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-07, 08:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,091
Posted By bbtm

I took my bike to work once (I work nearly 20...

I took my bike to work once (I work nearly 20 miles from where I live) and rode during my lunch break. It was not the most effective ride as I didn't know the area, and the long path IW as going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-07, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,167
Posted By bbtm

I like the Astrale 8. I am looking for one...

I like the Astrale 8.

I am looking for one that does AVERAGE cadence as well as current cadence. A HRM would make a nice addition.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-07, 11:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,765
Posted By bbtm

I was debating between a Specialized Allez and a...

I was debating between a Specialized Allez and a Trek 1500.

Both came from a LBS, but I mainly went with the Specialized because they were much nicer (I even walk in and they greet me, ask me how...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-07, 04:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,868
Posted By bbtm

I was gonna buy a Trek 1000 - it even came in the...

I was gonna buy a Trek 1000 - it even came in the color I wanted - blue.

However, I never had the greatest luck at my local Trek dealer, so I went to the Specialized dealer. Got better service,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-07, 04:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,202
Posted By bbtm

2006 Specialized Allez Elite Triple in Red. ...

2006 Specialized Allez Elite Triple in Red.

$899

March 10th, 2007
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-07, 11:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,373
Posted By bbtm

I stuck to the budget - but I budgeted $1200 for...

I stuck to the budget - but I budgeted $1200 for the bike itself. Ended up getting a good deal on the bike, that I came out with pedals, shoes, computer, extra tube for $1238.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-07, 01:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,336
Posted By bbtm

At work. Is chilly outside too (and not sunny).

At work. Is chilly outside too (and not sunny).
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-07, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,216,599
Posted By bbtm

Just got it today, for a screaming deal. My first...

Just got it today, for a screaming deal. My first road bike.

06 Specialized Allez Elite Triple

http://img100.imageshack.us/img100/533/06allezelitetriplepj9.jpg

Also picked up some...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-07, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By bbtm

I am also debating between the Trek 1500 and the...

I am also debating between the Trek 1500 and the 07 Allez Elite Double.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-07, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By bbtm

Cycling jersey - advantages?

I'm new to road biking, and plan to pick up a road bike in a few weeks, but was wondering about the jersey's I see.

The question: What do they do? For those who use them, how are they? Are they...
08-27-06, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By bbtm

Removing rust.

I have a 99 Schwinn Automatic Comp Joe Garcia Signature model bike in chrome.

I haven't taken the most absolute care of it, and there is a little rust on it. What's the most effective way to...
Forum: Foo
04-04-06, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 365
Posted By bbtm

Gonna be 56F today, so I'm going out for a ride....

Gonna be 56F today, so I'm going out for a ride. Only 40F now, but I'll give it two hours and it'll be nice out.
Forum: BMX
07-24-05, 08:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,904
Posted By bbtm

1996 Schwinn Super Stock 2 in blue. My...

1996 Schwinn Super Stock 2 in blue.

My second favorite bike.
Forum: Foo
07-24-05, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By bbtm

Yes, I do take it off my bike (obviously the...

Yes, I do take it off my bike (obviously the computer, none of the cables or sensors). I'd rather it sat inside, and not sit in a 100F garage.

Downside is I lost it.
Forum: Foo
07-24-05, 11:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,001
Posted By bbtm

I work for a data backup company, and I support...

I work for a data backup company, and I support end users with problems. Thing is, it's just me and another guy, and we don't have any flow charts, or scripts to read from, it's all off your head.
...
Forum: Foo
07-24-05, 12:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By bbtm

Lost my speedometer

I bought an Astrale 8 last winter while I was getting my bike tuned up (sure beats taking it in first nice weekend and takes 3 weeks)

Well, I lost the darn thing. I remember giving it to my...
Forum: Foo
01-26-05, 10:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,021
Posted By bbtm

Creative Labs Zen Micro Your choice of 10...

Creative Labs Zen Micro

Your choice of 10 colors, removeable battery that gets TWELVE hours vs 8, and an FM Radio (useless if you don't care for it, good if you want it)

And 1GB more space.
12-07-04, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By bbtm

Removing rust.

What's the best way to remove some rust off a Schwinn Automatic Comp, Joey Garcia that is chrome in color.

Thanks.
04-23-04, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,260
Posted By bbtm

More than 2 water bottles

I am wanting to purchase a new Trek 7700 perhaps, but was curious: I plan to use the two mounts for the water bottle's (like they were put there for.)

However, can I add a third watter bottle?
03-17-04, 02:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,254
Posted By bbtm

I ride on suburban sidewalks with absolutely to...

I ride on suburban sidewalks with absolutely to no or little traffic.

Neither do I. I just do not feel like wearing one - while at the same time I want to, cause you never know what happens. A...
03-17-04, 02:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 239
Posted By bbtm

A new frame ...

I was in an accident in July of 2003; and it cut my riding season in half. I first started riding a few months after using my dad's cruiser; but it's 2 inches big for me.

Now that the snow is...
03-17-04, 02:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,254
Posted By bbtm

I want to - and don't want to wear a helmet.

I've got this mentality in my head that I do not want to wear a helmet when I resume bike riding after an accident. So, my parents will press me to wear one. While given what can happen; I find...
01-26-04, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By bbtm

I like the Giro Semi MX and the Xen - but the...

I like the Giro Semi MX and the Xen - but the Specialized helmet's are nice.

bianchi_rider: Those look expensive.
01-25-04, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By bbtm

So, I need a helmet.

After my horrible vacation; as detailed in the following thread: My bad vacation. Ends in hospital. (http://bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=32104) I am probably going to start riding bike once the...
Forum: BMX
01-13-04, 01:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,593
Posted By bbtm

I would probably get the DK, but that's just me.

I would probably get the DK, but that's just me.
01-09-04, 06:16 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,255
Posted By bbtm

Age: 19 (20 on February 6th) Location: Apple...

Age: 19 (20 on February 6th)
Location: Apple Valley, MN (Minneapolis, MN / St. Paul, MN - I live in a suburb of St. Paul)
Occupation: IT Student
Hobbies: Computers, Music, and Biking
Riding...
12-13-03, 01:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,566
Posted By bbtm

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=32104 ...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=32104

5 months later, I'm doing quite fine. I feel the difference between my legs at certain times and it is not as bad as the doctors made it out to be....
Forum: Foo
12-13-03, 01:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By bbtm

I just uninstalled Internet Explorer from my...

I just uninstalled Internet Explorer from my parents computer; Ad Aware found lots of stuff (and on mine, 300 something).

I'm using Mozilla Firebird to prevent the IE exploits, but oh well.
08-24-03, 01:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By bbtm

No. I want to ride trails. Additionally, I'm very...

No. I want to ride trails. Additionally, I'm very hard on my bikes so it wouldn't last me. Thin rims scare me.
08-22-03, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By bbtm

I don't know if I sense sarcasm or not - but I do...

I don't know if I sense sarcasm or not - but I do like the Cannondale's; one reason is the frames look pretty nice.

Although, I ride mostly (now), on street and I like to do long distanced; but I...
08-21-03, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By bbtm

I don't ride trails because I can never get to...

I don't ride trails because I can never get to them. My interest is in them. A hybrid wouldn't do much if I was getting into trails. My 6700 would work fine.
08-21-03, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By bbtm

What bike should I get?

Yes, I'm sure we have all seen that topic here a few times, but I've got a couple ideas for different bikes.

For those of you who do not know, I was recently in a motor vehicle vs bike crash,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-03, 01:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,004
Posted By bbtm

Why do you ride on the street?

Ok; I don't drive yet (I'm 19; just never felt the need to) and I do ride a good amount of bike.

However; why do bike riders ride on the street; when there is obviously a sidewalk or other area...
08-09-03, 11:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By bbtm

Ok; update. There may be a chance it is...

Ok; update.

There may be a chance it is covered - but nothing is in stone until I get a check for $850.
08-09-03, 12:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By bbtm

Dual faults, and the fact the people that hit me...

Dual faults, and the fact the people that hit me have: nothing - doesn't help that much.

It *SHOULD* have been covered, but it's not. Long story.

Now feel sad for me.
08-08-03, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By bbtm

My bike isn't covered under insurance.

I was in an accident about 4 - 5 weeks ago, and my bike was kind of damaged. Frame bent in two places, left crank arm bent in, handlebars bent down, and who knows what else.

Well, I was on my way...
08-06-03, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By bbtm

I wish him a speedy recovery. I was recently...

I wish him a speedy recovery.

I was recently got my a$$ kicked by a truck, so I'm not doing a whole lot these days.
08-06-03, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By bbtm

No, but I applied to work at one once ... never...

No, but I applied to work at one once ... never filled out the application cause I decided it wasn't me.
08-05-03, 11:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 934
Posted By bbtm

Glad to be in the club now.

Glad to be in the club now.
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