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08-22-08, 11:54 AM
Replies: 897
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Posted By Cain

Do the universal bicycle mounts linked above fit...

Do the universal bicycle mounts linked above fit oversized handlebars?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-08, 10:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,555
Posted By Cain

I've got a roof rack on my beater which is parked...

I've got a roof rack on my beater which is parked outside of our garage. But, I put a Thule trunk-mount type rack on my wife's car - a Passat Wagon. With this rack, we can still access the trunk if...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-08, 09:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 825
Posted By Cain

Actually, I've had the same problems with the...

Actually, I've had the same problems with the Attack shorts. I've got three other PI shorts that I don't have the problem with - one of them is the lower priced Quest short. I just save the Attack...
07-16-08, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By Cain

Nevermind. I just hadn't opened all of the parts...

Nevermind. I just hadn't opened all of the parts yet.
07-16-08, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By Cain

Garmin 305 AC Charger

Could someone please post a pic of their AC charger for their Garmin 305? I just got one, opened the box, and I have cord with USB connections for charging, but the only thing I found that plugs...
07-12-08, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By Cain

I've got a Polar CS200 and love it. You can...

I've got a Polar CS200 and love it. You can either buy the base model or get one with HRM and/or cadence.

However, I'm about to pull the trigger on a Garmin 305 because I want the GPS and...
11-12-07, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By Cain

Campy Stickers

Is there a place to get Campy stickers or decals to replace my scratched up Record decals? Specifically, I need to replace them on my Ergo shifters and RD.

Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-07, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By Cain

How do you go about spec'ing your own halogen...

How do you go about spec'ing your own halogen system?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-07, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By Cain

you had me at "3:1 women to men"

you had me at "3:1 women to men"
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-07, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By Cain

Look Keo Easy Road Pedal

Has anyone used or seen these pedals?
...
10-22-07, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,348
Posted By Cain

Thanks for the help. I found the link to...

Thanks for the help. I found the link to Sheldon's site regarding tire sizing. My wife has a hybrid with 1.25" tires. I didn't know if I could even go that low of diameter. I went with some 1.5"...
10-21-07, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,348
Posted By Cain

MTB Tire Size

What's the smallest diameter tire I can put on a 26" MTB rim? The rim says 559x17. Does "17" mean the rim width is 17mm?

I typically road bike, but I have an older Rockhopper that I would like...
08-24-07, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By Cain

You guys were correct. I tightened the crank arm...

You guys were correct. I tightened the crank arm bolt and the bumping went away. The bolt had some grease on it.

Thanks.
08-22-07, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By Cain

I'll try to tighten the crank bolt tonight, but I...

I'll try to tighten the crank bolt tonight, but I tightened it to spec the night before the ride.

I didn't touch the front DR.
08-22-07, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By Cain

FSA SLK Compact Crank Bumpy?

I have the referenced crank on my 1999 Cannondale CAAD3 frame.

This past weekend, I performed a major cleaning of the bike drive train which included removal of the crank and MegoEXO BB. When I...
08-16-07, 08:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,795
Posted By Cain

I got this set from pricepoint.com: ...

I got this set from pricepoint.com:

http://www.pricepoint.com/detail/14583-325_SET145-2-Accessories-42-Tools/Sette-Torx-ST-14-Tool-Kit---14-Tools.htm

I got it for less than $20 when it was on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-07, 08:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,373
Posted By Cain

What bike brands typically have a shorter top...

What bike brands typically have a shorter top tube that are not "touring" frames?
08-09-07, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By Cain

I don't know if nine speed downtube shifters are...

I don't know if nine speed downtube shifters are still made, but I've seen them for sale
...
Forum: Southeast
08-08-07, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 877
Posted By Cain

Thanks for the reply. I was fortunate to meet a...

Thanks for the reply. I was fortunate to meet a guy that lived down the street from my buddy in Brentwood that actually posted some of the rides on mapmyride.com. So, he was able to give me some...
07-26-07, 07:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,768
Posted By Cain

What size cartridges are you using? It must be a...

What size cartridges are you using? It must be a 12 gram because 40 psi seems low even for a 700x38. They also make a 16, 25, and "Big Air" - I can't remember the size of the Big Air, but I think...
07-26-07, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,945
Posted By Cain

Hole in Rim Tape

I went to get on my bike this morning and the back tire was flat. I found a hole in the rim tape over one of the spokes and a corresponding hole in the tube. (I left the valve stem place before...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-07, 02:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,490
Posted By Cain

...and what kind of forum is this again?

...and what kind of forum is this again?
Forum: Southeast
07-25-07, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 877
Posted By Cain

Brentwood, TN Rides

I'll be in Brentwood this weekend. I'm looking for a Saturday and Sunday morning ride. Any suggestions?
07-24-07, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,162
Posted By Cain

As previously mentioned, campy ergo shifters are...

As previously mentioned, campy ergo shifters are much less than shimanos. I had a 105 shifter fail. It would cost about $200 to replace the one shifter, but I got a set of Campy Veloce shifters for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-07, 07:54 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,216
Posted By Cain

OP - Did you say, "Hello .... Again" went you...

OP - Did you say, "Hello .... Again" went you went by them?

Does the original poster's avatar in the thread linked below look familiar?

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=322814
07-20-07, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By Cain

I agree with the previous poster, but if the shop...

I agree with the previous poster, but if the shop is far away i would take a look at a couple of things.

If the bike has exterior bottom bracket cups, I would first tighten them up to see if...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-07, 02:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,386
Posted By Cain

OP - I read the original post and it doesn't...

OP - I read the original post and it doesn't bother me. What gets me is the fact that the original poster is vain enough to have his own glamor shot as his avator. (Of course I'm assuming that is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-07, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By Cain

Last year bikes

About when do manufacturers and LBSes start marking down the current year model bikes to make room for next year's model?
07-19-07, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By Cain

I had a similar problem earlier this year. I...

I had a similar problem earlier this year. I switched my shifters to Campy Veloce for $114 shipped from GVH bikes and added a JTEK Shiftmate ($35) to mesh the Campy shifters with the Shimano rear...
07-18-07, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By Cain

I've got a '93 Cannondale that I replaced the...

I've got a '93 Cannondale that I replaced the crank and BB on earlier this year. I put on an FSA compact crank and FSA BB. It was easy. Make sure you get a 68 mm size BB for your bike.

If...
07-13-07, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Cain

My guess is that it's a chain line problem. It...

My guess is that it's a chain line problem. It sounds like the problem occurs when you're trying to shift to the inner chain ring when the chain is on the outermost (smallest) cogs. Therefore, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-07, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By Cain

When my hands start to feel numb, I raise one...

When my hands start to feel numb, I raise one hand over my head at a time and flex the fingers (grip/ungrip hands) a few times to get the blood flowing.

OP - It's a good idea to keep a daily...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-07, 11:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,000
Posted By Cain

I don't know if they look for people stealing...

I don't know if they look for people stealing power, but some power companies do use small aircraft to determine if maintenance (such as vegetation clearing) is needed on a distribution or...
07-03-07, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By Cain

http://www.pricepoint.com/detail/12911-065_SRA854-...

http://www.pricepoint.com/detail/12911-065_SRA854-3-Parts-51-Cassettes/Sram-PG-850-Cassette-8-Speed-2006.htm
07-03-07, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By Cain

I would have loved to have had one when I had my...

I would have loved to have had one when I had my british car ('71 Truimph TR6). I recommend posting something at britishcarforum.com as well as other vintage car restoration websites.
07-03-07, 09:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,246
Posted By Cain

I got back into biking a few months ago after a...

I got back into biking a few months ago after a ten year lay off. I'm fairly mechanically inclined having rebuilt a car in the past. I got an older Cannondale road bike and immediately ordered a...
06-26-07, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By Cain

This is easy. I did this about two months ago. ...

This is easy. I did this about two months ago. If you look at the brifter instructions on the Shimano website they explain that the extra click is used for trimming the FD.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-07, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Cain

Thanks for the props, gfrance. I used to...

Thanks for the props, gfrance.

I used to live in Ft. Smith about 15 years ago. I rode a mtn bike then - no road bike. We used to ride offroad out by Fionna (sp??) Hills subdivision. I'm sure a...
06-18-07, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By Cain

Did you put any air in the tube yet? If the tube...

Did you put any air in the tube yet? If the tube is flat, it may seem to have slack relative to the wheel size. But, when you put air into it it expands in all directions - including the inside...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-07, 12:46 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,721
Posted By Cain

Neither do lawyers. Can we off them too?

Neither do lawyers. Can we off them too?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-07, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Cain

I got some of these from Performance a couple of...

I got some of these from Performance a couple of weeks ago for 9.99 each. Performance has more colors to choose from and I believe they have $0.25 shipping for $25 or more right now.
06-12-07, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,282
Posted By Cain

Do a search on this in these forums and you'll...

Do a search on this in these forums and you'll find this problem over and over with the Shimano levers. Some folks have been able to fix this by flushing the shifter with lubricant. It didn't work...
06-08-07, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By Cain

Please let us know if you fix this because I am...

Please let us know if you fix this because I am planning on doing the same on my bike.
06-08-07, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By Cain

For a really soft blast media, some people use...

For a really soft blast media, some people use walnut shells and the like. But, there are various levels of glass beads that folks use to bead blast depending on the surface underneath the paint. ...
06-06-07, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By Cain

I've got a shiftmate on my set up with 10-speed...

I've got a shiftmate on my set up with 10-speed Campy ergo shifters and 9-speed Shimano cassette and it works just fine.
06-05-07, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By Cain

I mounted Campy ergo shifters on my road bike...

I mounted Campy ergo shifters on my road bike about a month ago. I ran my cables on each side of the bar and, yes, the bar is quite fat with the cables ran this way. Also, I used gel underneath the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-07, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By Cain

You said that you only had "one ride on the...

You said that you only had "one ride on the flats." Besides the same size large chain ring on both cranks and the fact that you're in better shape now than before winter, I'm thinking other things...
05-29-07, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By Cain

Along these same lines, I've got a Shimano 105...

Along these same lines, I've got a Shimano 105 9-speed 12-23 on the rear. I've had my eye on the Ultegra 12-27, but if I could just add a 27 tooth gear and drop one in the middle that would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-07, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Cain

If that's the case, then people better be washing...

If that's the case, then people better be washing something else.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-07, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 657
Posted By Cain

I've got a CS200 and I love it.

I've got a CS200 and I love it.
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