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Forum: Commuting
10-13-09, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By jzadak

this looks like a great bike for the price. i...

this looks like a great bike for the price. i had the GT Peace 29er and really liked it, this is a similar rig.
02-06-08, 07:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,340
Posted By jzadak

been riding a fully rigid redline ****cog 29er. ...

been riding a fully rigid redline ****cog 29er. just bought a specialized enduro elite. the redline is destined for craigslist. dont get me wrong, the redline is fun, but it's not an enduro in...
02-02-08, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By jzadak

+1. i just bought one and it's unbelievably...

+1. i just bought one and it's unbelievably sweet. amazingly stiff bottom bracket, incredible balance, great handling, and extremely comfortable. i bought it wanting a solid carbon frame at a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-08, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By jzadak

dude, that's a gorgeous bike. congrats.

dude, that's a gorgeous bike. congrats.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-07, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By jzadak

you should call the guy. when i was in the...

you should call the guy. when i was in the market for custom i called Kish and he's a great guy. very smart, very helpful, and wanted to meet to measure and watch how i ride my current bike. i...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-07, 01:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,505
Posted By jzadak

look into the Cannondale Synapse. the 2008...

look into the Cannondale Synapse. the 2008 models come with a 2cm headtube extension cap, which is removeable. cannondale owners traditionally rave about their bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-07, 07:05 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-07, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By jzadak

way to extend a headtube on a carbon frame with integrated headset?

is there a way to extend a carbon integrated head tube so that you can use more of the steer tube than the recommended 4mm? would something like what cannondale uses on their synapse model work on...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-07, 08:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,835
Posted By jzadak

if you can find it, give Firestone Double Barrell...

if you can find it, give Firestone Double Barrell a try. i find it's just as good as Fat Tire, which is an amazing beer.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-07, 10:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 998
Posted By jzadak

i just got this computer a few weeks ago. while...

i just got this computer a few weeks ago. while it's not perfect on elevation, it's pretty close. i would highly recommend it, especially with the current $75 rebate. i use it for both cycling and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-07, 12:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,025
Posted By jzadak

i recently did a lot of research on the best...

i recently did a lot of research on the best price for the Garmin Edge 305 and went with Abe's of Maine. Paid like $229 and used a $10.00 off coupon code, AND it included free shipping. so it cost...
10-20-07, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By jzadak

if that's what you want to spend then you would...

if that's what you want to spend then you would be hard-pressed to find a better bike for the trails. unless you get lucky in the used market.

i say buy it. Performance Bike has lifetime service...
10-03-07, 11:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,953
Posted By jzadak

the Peace 9r on sale at Performance is the 07...

the Peace 9r on sale at Performance is the 07 model and has V-brakes. they are actually one grade better quality on both the levers and the brakes than the Tektros on the Redline ****cog. i believe...
10-03-07, 12:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,953
Posted By jzadak

and it's like $650. i actually bought this...

and it's like $650.

i actually bought this 07 Peace 9r and returned it a week later. the seatpost would not stop slipping no matter what i tried on it. i bought the redline ****cog 29er for $440...
09-27-07, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By jzadak

my neighbor is putting an addition on his house...

my neighbor is putting an addition on his house and i wanted to find out who his contractor is. when i asked him he said "no speak englishy".

the intebike pix can be found on a link on the left...
09-27-07, 08:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,577
Posted By jzadak

the girl in the background of the colnago pic has...

the girl in the background of the colnago pic has a pretty big can considering interbike is an "industry only" event. if you're in the industry you should ride a bike, a lot. if you ride a bike a...
09-26-07, 09:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,860
Posted By jzadak

i just bought the 07 redline ****cog after...

i just bought the 07 redline ****cog after returning an 07 GT peace 9r. great buy at $450 or so. i would recommend this as you would have $400 to upgrade whatever you like after you've ridden it. ...
09-22-07, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By jzadak

as a self-proclaimed weight weenie you have no...

as a self-proclaimed weight weenie you have no choice
09-22-07, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By jzadak

anyone have their ****cog 29er set up as a dingle?

how did you do it? i want to do it to my 07 Redline ****cog 29er and would like to know if i can use the stock cranks and rear hub or if i have to replace them? what all do i need? was thinking about...
09-14-07, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,730
Posted By jzadak

the shoes work perfectly with the Candy and...

the shoes work perfectly with the Candy and Eggbeater pedals
09-14-07, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 47,378
Posted By jzadak

you should get some letter decals and put "clark"...

you should get some letter decals and put "clark" in front of the "kent". then you will indeed have a great classic mtb. it will be much lighter, will never rust, and will outlive ya. congrats
09-14-07, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,730
Posted By jzadak

Will Crank Bros Mallet pedals work with these Shimano shoes?

i want to get the Crank Brothers Mallet pedals but have heard they don't work with all mountain shoes, that the traction on the soles can prevent you from clicking in. does anyone know if these...
09-04-07, 11:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,698
Posted By jzadak

my decision came down between the ****cog and the...

my decision came down between the ****cog and the Peace 9r. i ultimately went with the Peace because it has a WTB saddle, Truvativ cranks and stem, and an eccentric bb with vertical drops. most of...
09-02-07, 08:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,698
Posted By jzadak

i ended up buying a GT Peace 9r - single speed...

i ended up buying a GT Peace 9r - single speed 29er mtb. couldn't be happier with the decision. paid $450 at performance bike as they're having a 15% off sale now. while i've yet to hit the trail,...
08-30-07, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,698
Posted By jzadak

definitely let know what you think of the...

definitely let know what you think of the outcast. the more i look into choices the more i think a single speed 29er is the way to go.
08-27-07, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,698
Posted By jzadak

how do you like the OM Flyer? that's the other...

how do you like the OM Flyer? that's the other bike i was looking at online. do you prefer its ride to the Volume you test rode?
08-27-07, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,698
Posted By jzadak

Surly 1X1 or Volume Sledgehammer?

i already have an IRO fixed gear and am looking for something single speed to cruise around on and beat up with jumps and maybe some trails. something i can put platform pedals and ride with any...
08-11-07, 12:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,077
Posted By jzadak

$15 is a little on the high side. but you might...

$15 is a little on the high side. but you might be able to get $20 for it after you restore it. nice find.
08-10-07, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By jzadak

Mid 80s Waterford Paramount v. New Waterford

i have long legs, short torso that lends me toward a custom frame or an older steel frame with a shorter top tube. i have the opportunity to buy a NOS mid 80s Paramount (waterford factory) at a...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-04-07, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By jzadak

gunnars are made out of the waterford factory in...

gunnars are made out of the waterford factory in wisconsin. while i have never seen or ridden one, i know the guys at gunnar provide fantastic customer service and know a lot about fit. i recently...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-04-07, 01:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,347
Posted By jzadak

Cracked Aluminum Bottom Bracket Shell - Repairable?

i recently noticed a hairline fracture around the bottom bracket shell of my 7005 aluminum frame. The importer tells me it likely cracked because the bike shop did not face the shell. Does anyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-07, 10:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,326
Posted By jzadak

is the seller asking if you are height and weight...

is the seller asking if you are height and weight proportionate and can keep a secret?

he also may want to meet you somewhere, club ya, and take your cash. that's how my ex-girlfriend got me.
Forum: Commuting
06-14-07, 09:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 930
Posted By jzadak

this guy was more on the street urchin side of...

this guy was more on the street urchin side of the cycling community. but he had nice balance and cadence - he was smooth, for sure.
06-14-07, 07:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,784
Posted By jzadak

please press the eject and give me the tape on...

please press the eject and give me the tape on this thread, it's over
Forum: Commuting
06-12-07, 10:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 930
Posted By jzadak

saw a one-legged dude commuting yesterday

van nuys, california. a guy with only one leg was hauling tail on a front suspension mountain bike. it was pretty inspiring.
05-24-07, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,303
Posted By jzadak

+1 on this. for the kind of riding you seem to...

+1 on this. for the kind of riding you seem to want to do the Surly is a better, more versatile choice. i saw the complete bikes at the shop the other day and they are totally dope. really wish...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-07, 12:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 455
Posted By jzadak

anyone make a frame w/ 60cm ST and 57cm TT?

or do i have to go custom? would prefer a steel or titanium frame. i can't find anything with these dimensions to fit my long legs and short torso. anyone?
05-12-07, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By jzadak

Dura-ace 7700 bottom bracket needs replacing - best solution?

i have a dura-ace 7700 9-speed bottom bracket with significant drag. Italian threaded and a double crank (109.5mm octalink spindle).

i have been told i should replace it with the Ultegra 6500...
05-05-07, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By jzadak

hubs are suzue track with a 42mm chainline. i'm...

hubs are suzue track with a 42mm chainline. i'm sure the crank takes a JIS spindle. but how do i determine the spindle length? just try a few and see which works best?
05-05-07, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By jzadak

IRO group buy - bottom bracket for Sugino crank?

IRO is coming and i need a good bottom bracket that is compatible with my vintage Sugino Mighty crank:

http://julietaddison.smugmug.com/gallery/2803692#149667382-L-LB

i don't know the first...
05-03-07, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,033
Posted By jzadak

you should probably get an HIV test.

you should probably get an HIV test.
04-19-07, 11:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,864
Posted By jzadak

this is correct. i am pretty stupid and even i...

this is correct. i am pretty stupid and even i read this on the site. it was always publicized as having the same geometry as angus/mark v.
03-31-07, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,251
Posted By jzadak

this ebay bike is awesome - when i get my...

this ebay bike is awesome - when i get my paycheck i'm bidding. what a deal. pista concept with horizontal drops and canti pegs. gots to get my hands on that.
03-28-07, 06:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,586
Posted By jzadak

i'm 6'2" with a 35.75 inseam, shorter torso. ...

i'm 6'2" with a 35.75 inseam, shorter torso. currently riding a vintage Lygie with a 61cm seat tube and a 57 cm top tube. good fit. vintage rides may be the way to go - i see quite a few 62s, 63s,...
02-22-07, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By jzadak

i have the tektro rx 4.1 on my soma bullhorns and...

i have the tektro rx 4.1 on my soma bullhorns and they fit with plenty of clearance. looking at the nitto bars i think they would work, unless the tube narrows at the end.
02-19-07, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,539
Views: 68,343
Posted By jzadak

i'm getting the iro to replace my 1970 Lygie...

i'm getting the iro to replace my 1970 Lygie conversion. great bike, but way relaxed. i alternate riding it with my carerra hercules, which is aggressive road geometry. i much prefer the...
02-18-07, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,539
Views: 68,343
Posted By jzadak

tony posted a statement on his site a few days...

tony posted a statement on his site a few days ago saying their phone lines, email, and website were dead for a few days. anyone who emailed him in the last week may want to verify he received it.
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02-16-07, 01:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By jzadak

i recently had a pair of nice brown shoes that i...

i recently had a pair of nice brown shoes that i spilled red wine on dyed black. i took it to a shoe repair place. whatever they did worked great and there has been no rub off. although i would...
02-10-07, 04:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,948
Posted By jzadak

you need to condition your saddle. proofride is...

you need to condition your saddle. proofride is not necessary, Lexol or similar is sufficient. i had the same question recently and relied on sheldon brown's fantastic advice...
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01-31-07, 06:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,743
Posted By jzadak

i can't rip on the bike, cuz it's way sweeter...

i can't rip on the bike, cuz it's way sweeter than the one i'm putting together. so i'll rip on him - what's with 1970s headphones over the stocking cap? - what are you, the asian michael nesmith?
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