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11-28-07, 05:20 PM
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Posted By fatchance

It doesn't get much better than that :)

It doesn't get much better than that :)
Forum: Commuting
11-25-07, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,506
Posted By fatchance

I use an older (2001) Poprad as a commuter. It's...

I use an older (2001) Poprad as a commuter. It's awesome :D
Like the previous poster, I acquired a used frameset and built it up.

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r110/yoeddy1/2001_poprad.jpg
11-13-07, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,188
Posted By fatchance

I have ridden a whole lot of mountain bikes with...

I have ridden a whole lot of mountain bikes with cantilever brakes since 1985. In fact, all of my current MTBs still have cantilever brakes. But I have never experienced fork chatter like I did on...
11-13-07, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,188
Posted By fatchance

IMHO $600 is a great deal for an '06 Poprad if...

IMHO $600 is a great deal for an '06 Poprad if it's in good shape. You might want to take a look inside the seat tube and see how much rust it has. If the frame hasn't been treated with Frame Saver...
11-12-07, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,188
Posted By fatchance

The fork is aluminum and many people experience...

The fork is aluminum and many people experience fork chatter when using the front brake. One solution is to abandon the cantilever brakes for mini-V brakes (but there are other issues with that...
11-08-07, 10:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,458
Posted By fatchance

How is it man?? Give us the scoop! :D

How is it man?? Give us the scoop! :D
11-06-07, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,458
Posted By fatchance

Thanks. The pictures on cygolite.com show a...

Thanks. The pictures on cygolite.com show a broad, bright spread of light for the TridenX, definitely broader coverage than with the Dual Cross Pro. I guess I'm just wondering whether the TridenX...
11-06-07, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,458
Posted By fatchance

Cygolite TridenX vs. Dual Cross Pro?

Hi,

I'm going to buy one of these LED lights in Li-Ion form, just not sure which yet. The TridenX has three bulbs, an aluminum housing, and a shorter battery life on high (2.5 hrs). The Dual...
09-05-07, 10:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 809
Posted By fatchance

Shimano freehub on older Rolf Vector Pro wheel?

I have a 1999 Rolf Vector Pro wheelset. The rear hub currently has a 10-spd Campagnolo freehub installed. I would like to remove it and install a 9-spd Ultegra freehub. Is this possible? If so,...
09-01-07, 12:09 PM
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Views: 287
Posted By fatchance

What brand stem is this?

Can't find a brand name on it. Anybody know?


http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r110/yoeddy1/DSC07995.jpg

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r110/yoeddy1/DSC07996.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-07, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,797
Posted By fatchance

Yep, sent them a note and awaiting reply. I'm...

Yep, sent them a note and awaiting reply. I'm hoping someone here will have one that they removed and want to part with.

LOL! The head tube seems so lonely without *something* on it. I think...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-07, 12:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,797
Posted By fatchance

Source for LeMond head tube badge?

Hi folks,

Anyone know where I can find an older LeMond head tube badge? Same as in the picture below. Please tell me if you know a source (or PM me if you have one you want to get rid of!) ...
08-29-07, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By fatchance

Bent rear canti mount - how bad is this?

There is a bent rear canti mount on a steel (853) cyclocross frame I am hoping to build up. The mount is bent into the seatstay slightly, so that the canti boss points upward at about a 15-20 degree...
08-09-07, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By fatchance

Holy cow. Is the frame damaged or something? ...

Holy cow. Is the frame damaged or something? Did the seller know what they had?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-07, 03:42 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,736
Posted By fatchance

Where I ride there are a lot of log trucks flying...

Where I ride there are a lot of log trucks flying by on 2-lane roads, but surprisingly they usually give me more room than anyone else. The pickup trucks are the worst, usually young guys trying to...
07-31-07, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By fatchance

It's a 1-1/8" steerer, so there should just be...

It's a 1-1/8" steerer, so there should just be one standard, right? It turns out the problem was with the race (whew). I took the fork to my LBS, they slipped on a couple of other 1-1/8" races, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-07, 01:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,788
Posted By fatchance

I'd say go with the 55cm. I am also 5' 11" with...

I'd say go with the 55cm. I am also 5' 11" with a 32" inseam and I have a 2001 55cm LeMond Zurich that fits perfectly. Man I love that bike :D Cheers.
07-29-07, 01:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By fatchance

Hammer and flat-tipped punch, working slowly and...

Hammer and flat-tipped punch, working slowly and evenly around the race.
07-29-07, 12:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By fatchance

Is it harmful to replace the race on an alumimum steerer?

I am installing a new Ritchey WCS headset on a Lemond Poprad, including replacing the race on the aluminum fork (which has an aluminum steerer). I haven't worked with aluminum steerers before...is...
02-21-06, 11:54 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 123,515
Posted By fatchance

Hi Duane, not sure if you meant to quote my post...

Hi Duane, not sure if you meant to quote my post or not. My bike is definitely the 294S with Campy Triomphe, Ishiwata 024, etc. Same bike as in the picture.
02-21-06, 01:42 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 123,515
Posted By fatchance

This is a great thread. Hi all, first post here...

This is a great thread. Hi all, first post here :)

I have a Ross Signature 294S that I bought slightly used in 1985, pretty much all original except for the handlebar wrap and saddle. I think...
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