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10-28-10, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By jrafter

singlespeed online seller

hey im looking to buy a compete singlespeed for my girlfriend and need somegood online dealers

hopefully one in france or the uk.....that will ship to africa......since im depolyed to djibouti...
03-29-09, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By jrafter

will do.....everything should start showing up...

will do.....everything should start showing up tomarrow.........hey what size frame did you get.

i ordered a 14in which im thinking might be to small.

i need to take some messurements.
03-28-09, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By jrafter

sette reken build

im building up a sette reken heres my list tell me what you think.

surly instigator fork
raceface ride xc crank
sram x.7 shifters and rear derailer
x.9 front derailer
avid bb7 disc 08 front...
08-21-08, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By jrafter

i came here because its a bicycle website and i...

i came here because its a bicycle website and i live on the base with theses guys and there some of the best people ive ever met.........so if you dont have anything good to say dont say anything at...
08-21-08, 04:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By jrafter

fork tube

the navy is going to cut my steering tube on my fork for me..... can someone give me a link to how... that i can print.


thanks
08-21-08, 01:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By jrafter

im in africa and thats all the Nex has.....im...

im in africa and thats all the Nex has.....im just going to order sette frame and start from there.
08-20-08, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By jrafter

oh im changing the crank to

oh im changing the crank to
08-20-08, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By jrafter

7 speed cassettes

im getting a trek 820 because its the only thing they sell here and it come with a 7 speed cassette.

will i beable to up if i change out my wheel set.

will the crank and cassette line up
07-09-08, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By jrafter

i would go with what your crank says

i would go with what your crank says
07-06-08, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By jrafter

do you think mech to hydro is a down...

do you think mech to hydro is a down grade.........they do work good...ive never had problems with them
07-06-08, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By jrafter

so what brand do you all like ...im looking at...

so what brand do you all like ...im looking at hope m4s and avid carbons

i have avid bb7s now.......just looking to upgrade
07-06-08, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By jrafter

hydro brakes

im looking at getting some new hydro brakes and im wondering if there ready out of the box or do i have to put the together and bleed them.
07-04-08, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By jrafter

never mind the axles to short

never mind the axles to short
07-04-08, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By jrafter

m572 crank

ok ive had this crank for a long time and would like to instill it......im removing an m571 crank

im wondering is i need a new bottom bracket es-51 or can i use the sameone i have now
Forum: Touring
04-21-05, 04:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,221
Posted By jrafter

Check out www.whiteblaze.net its a...

Check out www.whiteblaze.net

its a backpacker website but you can get some really good tips on what to bring.

having a fleeze to put on at night saved me from freezing on the AT...its a must.
Forum: Touring
04-21-05, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By jrafter

get and rei quarter dome.......it larger and...

get and rei quarter dome.......it larger and about the same weight

small dont always mean good......cut weight some place else
Forum: Touring
04-21-05, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By jrafter

feathered friends will custom make a down bag for...

feathered friends will custom make a down bag for you any size you want but it will cost you.

mountian smith make great light wiegh down bags under 2lbs for around $300
Forum: Touring
05-15-04, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By jrafter

why dont you look at www.oldmanmountain.com ...

why dont you look at www.oldmanmountain.com or look at getting a trailer
Forum: Touring
05-15-04, 12:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By jrafter

you could get a list of post offices for your...

you could get a list of post offices for your route and have food that fits your diet mail dropped to you like hikers on the AT and other long trails do.
Forum: Commuting
04-28-04, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By jrafter

Bike to work is May 7 in the DC area.Its great...

Bike to work is May 7 in the DC area.Its great because i work nights so when i get off in the morning i can ride to all the stops they have and get free t-shirts and clif bars and anything else i can...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-04, 06:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,329
Posted By jrafter

www.oldmanmountain.com will have a rack to fit...

www.oldmanmountain.com will have a rack to fit your bike.
04-04-04, 09:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,860
Posted By jrafter

Go to your doctor and tell him you want to...

Go to your doctor and tell him you want to guit.Its what i did and my doc gave me zyban for 2 months.Its been 6 months and i havent smoked.Its hard to stop and this is only one of a number of times...
Forum: Touring
01-09-04, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By jrafter

it might be the longest 72 miles of your trip...

it might be the longest 72 miles of your trip because of the traffic but there is no easy way around it and straight down rt 1 is your best bet.i live in woodbridge and work in arlington next to the...
Forum: Touring
01-04-04, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By jrafter

this might help you www.vabike.org

this might help you www.vabike.org
12-18-03, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By jrafter

they where $345 shipped.....and thats hand...

they where $345 shipped.....and thats hand built.....so i think i got a good deal.......i have just been out in front of my house and they feel so smooth.....going riding tomarrow if it doesnt rain...
12-18-03, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By jrafter

heres a link to more pics ...

heres a link to more pics http://community.webshots.com/user/novatrek
12-18-03, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By jrafter

New wheels form jensonusa

I just got my wheels from jensonusa and they are so sweet.
mavic 819 rims,hope xc hubs and black spokes.
12-07-03, 01:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By jrafter

check out nashbar there having a sale on tires.

check out nashbar there having a sale on tires.
12-06-03, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By jrafter

on days when you really want to go fast on your...

on days when you really want to go fast on your mtb try hutchinsons top slick 26x1.0 www.jensonusa.com they are great tiresand very fast.
11-30-03, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By jrafter

thanks bikedork thats just what i needed.......i...

thanks bikedork thats just what i needed.......i did thank my bike was that dirty.....flash really made it show up.......i got the disc from price point for $69.95 160mm i have had them since last...
11-30-03, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By jrafter

ok here a link to my pics..... ...

ok here a link to my pics..... http://community.webshots.com/user/novatrek
11-30-03, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By jrafter

installing my avids

just wanted to see what you all thought of my install job.let me know if something doesnt look right.i get my new wheels tommarow. also is there a pattern a bolt pattern to mounting the...
11-28-03, 02:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,106
Posted By jrafter

just got back from the bike shop with treks...

just got back from the bike shop with treks disc-o adapter for $20.....bolted right on and my disc are going to work great.i cant help thinking that this part comes with every trek bike that is...
11-28-03, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,106
Posted By jrafter

just got off the phone with 2 bike shops they...

just got off the phone with 2 bike shops they both have the adapter.....price could be anywhere from 15-30 dollars.......im glad its not a big deal to bolt on the caliper.......i cant wait to get my...
11-28-03, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,106
Posted By jrafter

i thought like other people that the holes on the...

i thought like other people that the holes on the frame were for mounting the caliper with avids adapter to the frame but i just check and that is not the case.im waiting for a bike shop to open to...
11-27-03, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,106
Posted By jrafter

im glad i saw this post.....i have had my avid...

im glad i saw this post.....i have had my avid mech 160mm for about 6 months now waiting for the wheels i just order from jensonusa and never checked my frame to see if the caliper would fit.i just...
Forum: Commuting
10-10-03, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By jrafter

thanks a lot for the info.....im going to ride it...

thanks a lot for the info.....im going to ride it tomrrow and see how long it takes me to get to work.
Forum: Commuting
10-10-03, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By jrafter

the street along side roys sounds like it might...

the street along side roys sounds like it might work.i was scouting the area yesterday and will go back and check that out.also Mep stated some of the bridges along the trail where taken out by...
Forum: Commuting
10-10-03, 04:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By jrafter

parking near crystal city wouldnt work,thats...

parking near crystal city wouldnt work,thats where im trying to get to.i work at the treatment plant next to the trail on glebe rd.i just started looking into riding my bike to work and i havent been...
Forum: Commuting
10-09-03, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By jrafter

MT Vernon Trail

I need help finding a place to park my car overnight so i can commute to work along the Mt Vernon bike trail in virginia.there is a park called grist mill park near MT Vernon that i could use if i...
Forum: Touring
07-30-03, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By jrafter

i had the same problem as you on my mtb.i got my...

i had the same problem as you on my mtb.i got my rack from old man mountain and couldnt be happier there not cheap but they are the best.
Forum: Touring
01-29-03, 02:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By jrafter

i have adventure cycles map from PA to richmond...

i have adventure cycles map from PA to richmond and the roads they have on it from dc to fredericksburg are not rural roads anymore.there are some in prince william county that i wouldnt walk on.they...
Forum: Touring
01-29-03, 02:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,207
Posted By jrafter

www.oldmanmountain.com will have every thing...

www.oldmanmountain.com will have every thing you need.
01-10-03, 11:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,341
Posted By jrafter

try a koobi SI saddle,they are nice and the price...

try a koobi SI saddle,they are nice and the price is good at www.pricepoint.com for $49.95 i love mine.http://www.pricepoint.com/saddleskoobi.html
01-09-03, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By jrafter

I got my Duke XC from supergo and it didnt come...

I got my Duke XC from supergo and it didnt come with pump.i got it for $139 so i didnt feel bad paying another $24 dollars for a pump it was still a great price and a sweet fork.
01-09-03, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By jrafter

I know im kinda late to this thread but a friend...

I know im kinda late to this thread but a friend of mine saw the mag with san juan huts tour from telluride to moab in it and wants to go in july.plane tickets from washington dc to denver are cheap...
Forum: Touring
01-06-03, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By jrafter

i found what i was looking for...pearlizumi ...

i found what i was looking for...pearlizumi toykyo tights there perfect for what i need.
Forum: Touring
01-05-03, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By jrafter

Dressing

What do you wear around camp after a long day in the saddle.
I want to find some pants that will keep me warm on cold nights temps in the 30-40's.I have looked at a lot of fleece but dont like what...
01-01-03, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By jrafter

are you going to make any other changes?i have...

are you going to make any other changes?i have avid disks,flak jacket cables and mavic 317 wheels coming next week...i cant wait.
01-01-03, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 731
Posted By jrafter

you can look at www.pricepoint.com do you want a...

you can look at www.pricepoint.com do you want a 100mm fork? if you really want the 100mm you should look at the duke SL for $169, it was the fork i wanted but in 80mm.i didnt want to change the geo...
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