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09-02-14, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By briank

Cyclecross specialized indenification

I am wondering if this bike checks out to be a Specialized Tricross 2011? What is it worth on a used market and is the technology outdated? Might make it a project bike..

Thanks...
09-02-14, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By briank

Last night I was looking at Specialized Crux...

Last night I was looking at Specialized Crux bikes and my wife said is that the new bike you want.. Yes.. I might have 2 CX bikes in my near future! That would give me more possibilities...
09-02-14, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By briank

Thanks for the recommendations and tire links...

Thanks for the recommendations and tire links Barrettscv.
09-01-14, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By briank

Big question...

I bought a 2010 specialized Tricross about a year ago. I started commuting home from work 20 miles and changed the tires to some roubaix tires. Bike is amazing for riding home with minimal dirt. I...
09-01-14, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By briank

Ahh I get it, screwed up my centimeters and...

Ahh I get it, screwed up my centimeters and millimeters...
08-31-14, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By briank

Thanks everybody. I can't edit the title. I am a...

Thanks everybody. I can't edit the title. I am a machinist and I should have caught that terminology, taping vs tapping. Thank you all for the posts and the advice. Bk
08-31-14, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By briank

Re-tapping a Cyclecross handlebar

I have a specialized 2010 cycle cross handle bar I am changing out. I have a 38 cm on there and I am going to try a 40mm on the bike this weekend. I have never done a tape job on a road bike or Cross...
08-30-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,387
Posted By briank

New bike for the wife, looking for something classic looking

Today I went to several local bike shops searching for a bike for my wife. I saw a Bianchi and a Specialized that caught my eye. I came home and showed them to here on line and she was not overjoyed...
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By briank

Thank you for the info.

Thank you for the info.
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By briank

1968-1969 Schwinn bike set

I am curious what is a set of Schwinn bikes worth 1968-1969 (his and hers). These were found in an attic locally. The bike shop stickers are no longer in business in this area. I have both rear bike...
08-14-14, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,226
Posted By briank

handle bars

I bought a 1020 Specialized Tricross a while back and a recent bike store visit mentioned I am a 5' 7" guy riding with 38mm handle bars. They said I should at least be a 40mm or a 42mm. They said I...
Forum: For Sale
07-24-14, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,346
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 300,206
Posted By briank

Looking for a Specialized Romin EVO 155 black. I...

Looking for a Specialized Romin EVO 155 black. I will have a trade soon. expect edit. TY.
07-23-14, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By briank

Bike cleaning?

Last night I was invited on a 22-mile bike ride around the San Francisco Bay. 85% of it was paved. I took my specialized 2010 Tricross bike. We eventually rode on some hard pack Bay mud levis'...
Forum: Commuting
08-13-13, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By briank

I have three pulley systems mounted in my garage...

I have three pulley systems mounted in my garage on the rafters. I can walk completely under them without bumping my head. I keep one bike down always.
...
Forum: Commuting
08-13-13, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,048
Posted By briank

Specialized Roubaix Pro Tire for commuting?

I picked up a 2010 Specialized tri-cross and wanted to start riding home from work with it. I did the ride on a Sunday afternoon to test how the bike performed. Bike did good, I did not do so well. I...
08-10-13, 05:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By briank

Roubaix armadillo elite

I am looking for a set of these tires for my 2010 Specialized Tricross. Thank you.

OOPS :/ I tried to post this in the trade section.. (moderator help please..)
08-10-13, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 915
Posted By briank

Hello

Good luck Bassic.
I live just South of Oakland and I just picked up a specialized Tricross today. Big upgrade from what I had.
I hope your move goes well, and your able to grab one of these gems.
08-10-13, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By briank

New/ used bike

I am new to cyclecross bikes.
I have been thinking a long time about purchasing a road bike for my 19.7 mi ride home/ commute. The roads have been pretty bad and a little stretch on my way home...
03-14-11, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,800
Posted By briank

Awesome.. Thanks for the catalog pics.. Pretty...

Awesome.. Thanks for the catalog pics.. Pretty cool..
I visited the Sheldon Brown website, very informative.

Thanks all.
03-14-11, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By briank

OK.. Thanks for all the info. This weekend I...

OK.. Thanks for all the info.

This weekend I should hae re-visited this thread before playing Mr. Mechanic.. All in all it went pretty well. I did make a mistake, which I guess is OK, because now...
03-11-11, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By briank

Thanks

Cool, thanks for the info.. The originals are 27" x 1.250...

I have a Men's model that is a 10 speed.
I also have a matching woman's model that is a 5 speed.

They both are in need of new tubes...
03-11-11, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By briank

intage 27" tire replacements options

I have an old 1970 Schwinn Suburban I am cleaning up. The tires are over 40 years old and need replacing. I was hoping to find the tan sided 27" tires that have the "old" vintage look. Any...
03-08-11, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,800
Posted By briank

schwinn Suburban

I was wondering if anyone had any information regarding 170 Schwinn Suburban bicycle.
My brother just got a his and hers that were stored for years in a attic.

Thanks
Brian
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By briank

opps here is a better picture..192768

opps here is a better picture..192768
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Views: 345
Posted By briank

Matching schwinn suburban

My brother just acquired a nice set of 1970 Schwinn Suburban bicycles. :love:They have been stored in an attic and appear almost brand new. Can anyone tell me anything about them. They are real nice....
02-09-11, 03:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,920
Posted By briank

thanks again guys for the advice..

I decided not to go with the Varsity for my project.
I have an employee here at work that has an older Schwinn Prelude that just became available... after him seeing me thinking about this over and...
02-09-11, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,920
Posted By briank

Wow

That's amazing!! Hmmmm, maybe there is hope after all..

I know this is a question that probably has 1000 answers, but, can you build a fairly nice SS on a budget without super junk components that...
02-09-11, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,920
Posted By briank

Thank you for the advice.. That was a deep down...

Thank you for the advice.. That was a deep down fear of mine.. It's weight.

The bike is mostly complete.. Everything but tires and rims.. An acquaintance was going to sell it to me for $40.00.
...
02-09-11, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,920
Posted By briank

VINTAGE SCHWINN ROAD / single speed

Hello.
Couple of foundation question if you would be so kind.

I thought it would be fun to build my 1st single-speed. I was hoping to ask you guys if a Schwinn Varsity frame is acceptable as my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-09, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By briank

Thanks for the perspective gentlemen.. Thanks for...

Thanks for the perspective gentlemen.. Thanks for your advice and input..
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-09, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By briank

yes, thanks for de ciphering my garble... That is...

yes, thanks for de ciphering my garble... That is exactly what I am trying to ask... At the same time I am trying to be weight/ light
minded on the gear...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-09, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By briank

pedal system choice

Hello, I am aquiring my first road bike, a FELT 2007 Z65. I look forward to riding again with some of my Bike Forum friends and commuting 20 miles to work from Fremont to Sunnyvale. Is it a HUGE no...
08-20-07, 12:21 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,639
Posted By briank

Born and raised in Redwood City CA. Rented in San...

Born and raised in Redwood City CA. Rented in San Carlos, Belmont and Woodside before I purchased a home in Fremont CA.
08-20-07, 12:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,375
Posted By briank

One of the following, Archery, Bowhunting,...

One of the following, Archery, Bowhunting, backpacking, guitar, cooking, house, wife , kids..

http://www.jesseshunting.com/photopost/data/500/medium/nev-06solo1.JPG
...
08-20-07, 09:54 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,727
Posted By briank

I most likely will be able to attend. Sounds good...

I most likely will be able to attend. Sounds good and looking forward to another dose of grueling riding..
Please add me to the maybe part of the roster.
08-08-07, 08:02 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,193
Posted By briank

I am dying to get out and ride with the Nor Cal...

I am dying to get out and ride with the Nor Cal Pack again. Been way to long. Regrettabbly I might have some archery plans the last week of August, its pending. If it falls through I would love to...
07-16-07, 06:31 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,168
Posted By briank

Sounds like there would be eye candy all the way....

Sounds like there would be eye candy all the way. It so purty up there..
07-15-07, 10:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 995
Posted By briank

I would definately love to join you on some of...

I would definately love to join you on some of these recovery rides.. Hands full at home at the moment so I can squeeze them in when I can right now.. so I am allways on standby..

On another...
06-29-07, 09:47 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 11,779
Posted By briank

Things are great, what a neat experience. Thanks...

Things are great, what a neat experience. Thanks for asking.. They have been reunited w/ their fams.. Really good outcome. Since the current events Melanie and I are following through with our...
06-29-07, 07:26 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 11,779
Posted By briank

I have to remove myself from the list. Plans...

I have to remove myself from the list. Plans changed. Will miss you guys, hope you have a great day!!! So wish I could be there for the fellowship. Next one.
06-26-07, 07:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,073
Posted By briank

Very, very, cool man, enjoy!!!!!

Very, very, cool man, enjoy!!!!!
Forum: Commuting
06-23-07, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By briank

OMG, traggic.. one of my fears too..

OMG, traggic.. one of my fears too..
06-21-07, 08:03 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 8,650
Posted By briank

Nice Blast!! Congrats!! Mine 10 year is in a...

Nice Blast!! Congrats!! Mine 10 year is in a month, 5 days, amazing how time flies.. Must be having fun..
Forum: Commuting
06-18-07, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By briank

Congrats on your new NR light, which light did...

Congrats on your new NR light, which light did you get?
Forum: Commuting
06-13-07, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By briank

Ouch!!! hang in there..I am scared now..

Ouch!!! hang in there..I am scared now..
Forum: Commuting
06-13-07, 09:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 845
Posted By briank

Good job and congrats, You definately learn as...

Good job and congrats, You definately learn as you go. Keep it up!!
06-11-07, 07:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,166
Posted By briank

It's a huge deal, congrats!!!! I can...

It's a huge deal, congrats!!!! I can relate..hehehe, my one real ride on my compact is really I know and can imagine... When i hit my last gear climbing I was jealous of most everybody elasse they...
06-11-07, 06:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 672
Posted By briank

Great report & pics, Congrats Ron, another great...

Great report & pics, Congrats Ron, another great accomplishment!!!
06-09-07, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By briank

Would be classic if its super cold the day of the...

Would be classic if its super cold the day of the ride.. bragging rights would be scarce..
06-09-07, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By briank

Have you considered heading north on Fair Oaks,...

Have you considered heading north on Fair Oaks, left on Crossman, right on Moffett Park Dr, across Mathilda, becomes Manila, left on Ellis, and right on Middlefield Rd?
Great suggestion..


I...
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