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06-14-16, 03:08 PM
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Posted By magomaev

thank you....if you never used it that means most...

thank you....if you never used it that means most people don't needed :)
06-14-16, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11,217
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Posted By magomaev

Scrod, your opinion about Sram BlackBox GXP...

Scrod, your opinion about Sram BlackBox GXP ceramic bottom bracket.
There are a lot of complaints about it on the internet.
Did you ever heard about any problems with Sram BlackBox GXP?
Thank you
Forum: Commuting
11-07-15, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,270
Posted By magomaev

+1... Agree

+1... Agree
Forum: Commuting
11-06-15, 01:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,270
Posted By magomaev

i am sure you will be able to install chaincase...

i am sure you will be able to install chaincase on giant seek 1. it is 8 speed alfine. I kinda like it. Much cheaper than cannondale bad boy. Also has front and rear rack and fender mounts. Not sure...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-15, 08:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,270
Posted By magomaev

in prebuilt how about giant seek 1?

in prebuilt how about giant seek 1?
10-29-15, 12:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,977
Posted By magomaev

you sunk my ship :) Anyway good info...thank you

you sunk my ship :) Anyway good info...thank you
10-29-15, 08:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,977
Posted By magomaev

"Requires a 111mm BB" To me that means that...

"Requires a 111mm BB"

To me that means that you are limited to 111mm spindle. I think that is specific to Record Pista crankset. In contrast Sugino 75 is 109 mm spindle.

My point is that with...
10-28-15, 03:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,977
Posted By magomaev

wow thank you.. there are a lot of valuable...

wow thank you.. there are a lot of valuable info...bookmarking these websites. thank you again
10-28-15, 02:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,977
Posted By magomaev

i use it on my bike and love it :) Not to...

i use it on my bike and love it :) Not to mention the easier installation. I would get a new one from retrogression for $220. I am myself waiting for weather to be cold so I could take mine apart,...
10-28-15, 10:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,977
Posted By magomaev

dura Ace is by far more expensive. You looking at...

dura Ace is by far more expensive. You looking at $90 bb + $350 crank arms + $155 chainring..that is $600...
sugino $98 bb + $225 crank arms + $120 chainring.. = $450 aprox.
sram omnium crankset is...
Forum: Commuting
10-28-15, 09:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,754
Posted By magomaev

i figured this would be perfect for my winter...

i figured this would be perfect for my winter commute. Giant Seek 1 has Alfine 8 hub with Shimano disc brakes. I figure I will get that. I do not need 11 speed. I ride mostly flat.
I spoke with...
10-28-15, 08:09 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By magomaev

you might also add to your list sram omnium...

you might also add to your list sram omnium crankset. i think for the price ($220) it is unbeatable. you're getting a high performance crank for much less than the rival options. In contrast, my...
Forum: Commuting
10-28-15, 07:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,158
Posted By magomaev

i would only trust abus or kryptonite. Look into...

i would only trust abus or kryptonite. Look into ABUS Granit X-Plus 540 or KRYPTONITE New York U-Lock.
I personally think abus is better
Forum: Commuting
10-28-15, 07:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,754
Posted By magomaev

Also I would probably have to research what is...

Also I would probably have to research what is the difference between Alfine 8 and premium Nexus 8.
They got to be very similar.
Forum: Commuting
10-28-15, 07:15 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,754
Posted By magomaev

i was thinking about giant seek 1. I see a lot of...

i was thinking about giant seek 1. I see a lot of bikes that have a combination of alfine and carbon belt. But i am a bit worried about belt tension, so i am thinking of getting one with the chain
Forum: Commuting
10-27-15, 09:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,754
Posted By magomaev

Perfect this is exactly what i was looking for....

Perfect this is exactly what i was looking for. Just one more question. What bike do you have?
Forum: Commuting
10-27-15, 09:20 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,754
Posted By magomaev

Alfine 8 speed for daily commuter

Looking for a new bike. Very interested in Alfine 8 speed for daily commuter. Like Giant Seek 1.
Interested to hear from people who own Alfine drive bikes.
What are the pros and cons?
Any...
10-19-15, 07:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,300
Posted By magomaev

same here...

same here...
10-17-15, 09:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,300
Posted By magomaev

i have Shimano Ultegra 6800 front and back on one...

i have Shimano Ultegra 6800 front and back on one bike. On another bike I have 105, but not sure which model of 105 I have. "My 6800 Ultegra brakes are much better than my old 7800 Dura Ace brakes."...
10-17-15, 08:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,300
Posted By magomaev

i have tektros, ultegra and shimano 105. I found...

i have tektros, ultegra and shimano 105. I found the braking power best at shimano 105, then ultegra, then tektro. I was very surprised to see that even though 105 is cheaper than ultegra, but...
10-07-15, 10:12 AM
10-07-15, 10:00 AM
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Views: 526
Posted By magomaev

Shimano Dura Ace HB-7600 Mavic Open Pro 700c question

Bought these of ebay. Removed decals. Q. Wheel rim joint looks a bit strange to me. please take a look at the pictures.
Is this a defective rim? This the pic of front rim. Rear looks the same....
10-06-15, 08:06 PM
10-06-15, 07:50 PM
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Posted By magomaev

i need to buy one. could you please post a link....

i need to buy one. could you please post a link. thank you
10-06-15, 06:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,098
Posted By magomaev

i would be surprised if brooks will honor...

i would be surprised if brooks will honor warranty. Can not wait what would be response from Brooks. Please do post...
10-05-15, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,244
Posted By magomaev

i think you can not beat this price and bike...

i think you can not beat this price and bike Aventon Mataro complete bike | Retrogression (http://www.retro-gression.com/product/aventon-mataro-complete-bike) $499 complete build. pick a color...
10-03-15, 01:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,971
Posted By magomaev

i have a joe blow and it is good.

i have a joe blow and it is good.
10-02-15, 08:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,711
Posted By magomaev

Just to give you another option. I bought used...

Just to give you another option. I bought used bike that had almost brand new miche pistard wr. I am very happy. They are about $250. I recommend. I would buy them at reputable online store like...
10-01-15, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,615
Posted By magomaev

I was thinking about this. You could go with...

I was thinking about this. You could go with shimano nexus 3 speed hub. of course you would have to lace rear wheel. Nexus hub is compatible with 120 rear frame size. That is what most fixed frames...
09-18-15, 02:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 52,870
Posted By magomaev

I started with 46/17 about 4 month ago. Not i am...

I started with 46/17 about 4 month ago. Not i am up to 48/17. I would advise on 17t freewheel. I bought mine at Excess Components Pro Series freewheel | Retrogression...
09-17-15, 08:17 PM
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Views: 184,374
Posted By magomaev

Gitane 575. OBO ...

Gitane 575. OBO

https://cnj.craigslist.org/bik/5197583153.html
09-15-15, 08:33 PM
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Views: 1,010,859
Posted By magomaev

thank you

thank you
09-15-15, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 1,010,859
Posted By magomaev

Hi scrod I have sram omnium crankset. I would...

Hi scrod I have sram omnium crankset. I would like to buy a new chainring 46t. I looked at retro but not sure which chainrings are compatible with sram omnium crankset. Please help. Thank you
09-10-15, 08:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,594
Posted By magomaev

i am not an expert, but you need to decide where...

i am not an expert, but you need to decide where would you put your brake levers. For me the most stable position is bar-end brakes. cane creek 200 tt levers. My point is if you decide on bar end...
09-10-15, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,085
Posted By magomaev

i have lezyne pump. it is good. but i carry co2...

i have lezyne pump. it is good. but i carry co2 inflator and couple of cartridges. highly recommend. no longer using pump
09-07-15, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 1,010,859
Posted By magomaev

hi scrod. I have a sram omnium crankset. is it...

hi scrod. I have a sram omnium crankset. is it possible to have a dust cups for this set. like sugino 75? thank you
09-05-15, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 1,010,859
Posted By magomaev

Thank you so much...

Thank you so much...
09-05-15, 04:04 PM
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Views: 1,010,859
Posted By magomaev

thank you so much for help. where i can buy...

thank you so much for help.
where i can buy this shim?
tektro FL750 look good :)
09-05-15, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 1,010,859
Posted By magomaev

you mean like electric tape or old tube? i saw...

you mean like electric tape or old tube? i saw some 22.2 levers
09-05-15, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 1,010,859
Posted By magomaev

hi scrod. i got nitto B267-AA SSB riser. I...

hi scrod. i got nitto B267-AA SSB riser. I thought i am going to use tektro rl720 levers but they are clamp diameter 24mm. However nitto is 22.2.
What are my options? if shim what mterial to use?...
09-02-15, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 1,010,859
Posted By magomaev

Hello Scrod. I got Miche Pistard WR wheels...

Hello Scrod.
I got Miche Pistard WR wheels (very cheap). Can I use them with rim brakes? thank you
Forum: Commuting
08-30-15, 01:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By magomaev

gunnar frame sport/crosshair is $900. more...

gunnar frame sport/crosshair is $900. more expensive than all city and that is without the fork
Forum: Commuting
08-30-15, 01:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By magomaev

all city macho man disc frame is really...

all city macho man disc frame is really interesting. i was thinking of doing a build using shimano alfine 8 speed internal hub. i could install disc brakes on it. Not sure if going with internal hub...
Forum: Commuting
08-30-15, 01:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By magomaev

after doing research all city mr pink this year...

after doing research all city mr pink this year model has english bb. To me that is important, before this model had a pressed bb. But what i don't like is the brakes. they are caliper brakes but...
Forum: Commuting
08-25-15, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By magomaev

Interesting recommendation about all city macho...

Interesting recommendation about all city macho man or spare horse... I was thinking more like Mr. Pink model
Forum: Commuting
08-25-15, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By magomaev

Chas58 what do you look for when you searching...

Chas58 what do you look for when you searching for a good steel frame on CL? How are you identify one? ��
Forum: Commuting
08-24-15, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By magomaev

i have All City Thunderdome and i am very happy....

i have All City Thunderdome and i am very happy. i agree they are very fun bikes. I ride it fixed. Wanted to try some different maker.
i commute in NYC. Theft is not a concern. I have couple of...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-15, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By magomaev

New commuter build -- steel frame

Looking for commuter build.
Would like to get a nice steel frame. I was thinking about WABI. It is priced at $1100.
If you guys have any other recommendations I would appreciate that.
But please...
08-06-15, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 1,010,859
Posted By magomaev

Hi Scrod. I have izumi super toughness chain...

Hi Scrod.
I have izumi super toughness chain 1/2 X 1/8
Q. will this chain work with White Industries DOS ENO Freewheel 16-18 Tooth: 2 speeds.
I read that it is designed for 3/32" chain size.
Do...
07-27-15, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 1,010,859
Posted By magomaev

Hi Scrod. I have thunderdome with cane creek...

Hi Scrod.
I have thunderdome with cane creek headset 400.
I recently replace my stem. I noticed that my fork is freely going up and down. I had to insert spaces to prevent fork from going up and...
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