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Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-14, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By crad159

I know. Did you read what I wrote?

I know. Did you read what I wrote?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-14, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By crad159

Those images date around the 2005/2006 season so...

Those images date around the 2005/2006 season so I am not surprised that the jerseys were full zip.




Also there are two variants of the Yellow jersey that the riders receive that we should...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-14, 06:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,495
Posted By crad159

Jersey History Question

Does anyone know around what year jerseys starting becoming full zip down the front?

It seems to me that around the turn of the century, there was a change in jersey technology from the quarter...
07-08-14, 06:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,848
Posted By crad159

Just thank god they don't have Tyler Hamilton on...

Just thank god they don't have Tyler Hamilton on as a commentator - this guy can't talk for his life.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ztxlUn2FGw
07-07-14, 07:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,848
Posted By crad159

This is the first tour that I have started...

This is the first tour that I have started streaming Eurosport's coverage online and I really like the commentators there. For one stage, I actually flipped between them and Paul and Phil to see the...
07-06-14, 07:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,130
Posted By crad159

Damn...these mechanics are really slacking this...

Damn...these mechanics are really slacking this tour. Sky's team (being a part of the first few cars in the motorcade) mechanics were really slow to getting Porte his new bike. I forget which other...
07-01-14, 05:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,007
Posted By crad159

1996 Tour DuPont Stages

Can anyone point me in the direction to find a list of the stages of the 1996 Tour DuPont? More specifically, did it go through Roanoke? I know the '95 Tour DuPont went through Roanoke.

Thanks!
06-28-14, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By crad159

I too am having this problem. And that google...

I too am having this problem. And that google search that was suggested also didn't pull up all of my posts. Anyone have any thoughts how we can fix this without having to use a google search?
This...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 136,177
Posted By crad159

Great photos mate!

Great photos mate!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-14, 05:13 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 136,177
Posted By crad159

Oh man. I am a huge fan - saw Waters do the Wall...

Oh man. I am a huge fan - saw Waters do the Wall a couple years back. But like this Hendrix jersey, it is the wrong mood for the wrong time. I can't be staring at a rider in front of me with a Dark...
06-24-14, 04:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,340
Posted By crad159

And then there are the Abramovich's of cycling...

And then there are the Abramovich's of cycling like Team Tinkoff Saxo owner, Oleg Tinkov. https://twitter.com/olegtinkov A multi millionaire who likes cycling so decided to buy a team. He also...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-14, 01:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,964
Posted By crad159

If you wait until the right time of the season...

If you wait until the right time of the season where bike shops are looking to move old inventory for the new year, generally around October to November, you can get great deals. For instance, I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-14, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By crad159

Looking for Helmets; Compatibility in US and Brands

So I have all the gear and the bike, I lastly need "the right" helmet. Something that is comfortable, fits well, and most importantly - safe!

Yes, Kask looks very cool and all but there are a...
06-22-14, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,457
Posted By crad159

End of Team Sky as we know it?

Are we nearing the end of Team Sky as we know it?

Chris Froome, who was unsuccessful in his attempt to win at Criterium du Dauphine, renewed his contract with Sky back in december of '13. But...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-14, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,987
Posted By crad159

Even though Jan didn't show the stripes after...

Even though Jan didn't show the stripes after winning them, he suffered from the curse of the Rainbow Jersey, most notably during that 2003 time trial fall.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-14, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By crad159

Top Tube Noob Question

What are the affects of having a top tube that is more angled than a flat top tube?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-14, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,987
Posted By crad159

I understand. But he didn't do so after he was...

I understand. But he didn't do so after he was champion. I didn't know if there were other riders who also didn't show to the world that they were once a champ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-14, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,987
Posted By crad159

World Champions Jersey

Does anyone know why Jan Ullrich did not wear the World Champions Time Trial stripes on his jerseys during time trial stages? He was champion in '99 and '01, yet all photos of him during time trial...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27,006
Views: 17,192,784
Posted By crad159

A 2013 Trek Madone 2.1 58cm. ...

A 2013 Trek Madone 2.1 58cm.

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq279/mitchmitchell67/NewBike6_zpsaf1d9638.jpg (http://s455.photobucket.com/user/mitchmitchell67/media/NewBike6_zpsaf1d9638.jpg.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-13, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20,012
Views: 4,374,800
Posted By crad159

A 2013 Trek Madone 2.1 & all the necessities! ...

A 2013 Trek Madone 2.1 & all the necessities!



http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq279/mitchmitchell67/NewBike1_zpsba259d61.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-13, 03:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,242
Posted By crad159

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq279/mitchmitc...

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq279/mitchmitchell67/NewBike5_zps5dff67b0.jpg (http://s455.photobucket.com/user/mitchmitchell67/media/NewBike5_zps5dff67b0.jpg.html)
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Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-13, 03:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,242
Posted By crad159

Well, I finally purchased my first proper road...

Well, I finally purchased my first proper road bike! Went with the 2013 Trek Madone 2.1.
http://www.trekbikes.com/int/en/bikes/road/performance_race/madone_2_series/madone_2_1/#

The price of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-13, 03:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,242
Posted By crad159

So for my price point there two big players are...

So for my price point there two big players are Trek and Specialized, with their Madone & Domane, and Allez and Secteur models respectively. All are aluminum frame and carbon forks at the $1200...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-13, 10:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,242
Posted By crad159

So went out to a few of my local bike shops this...

So went out to a few of my local bike shops this past weekend. Found out that I really love Shimano's 105 set. So I am looking to buy a bike that comes with 105.

Also I am 6'2.5" and also realized...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-13, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,693
Views: 447,496
Posted By crad159

Mill Mountain Roanoke, VA ...

Mill Mountain
Roanoke, VA

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq279/mitchmitchell67/RoadtoMillMountain_zps5cc9054e.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-13, 02:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,242
Posted By crad159

Where could I find someone like that if they are...

Where could I find someone like that if they are not at your local bike shop?

Also thank you all for the input thus far. I think aluminum frame and carbon fork is the way I am gonna go for my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-13, 09:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,242
Posted By crad159

Well, what are some reasons not to buy a full...

Well, what are some reasons not to buy a full carbon?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-13, 07:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,242
Posted By crad159

Sorry, should have clarified. There is a 58cm...

Sorry, should have clarified. There is a 58cm complete bike with a Kazane frame. They still have the 60cm frame, but just not built. So I thought I would just like to see how it rides on a 58.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-13, 05:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,242
Posted By crad159

Ok so more info on the bike. It does indeed have...

Ok so more info on the bike. It does indeed have a carbon fork. Total would be $650ish.

I am trying out a 58cm early next week to see how the geometry works for me and what the ride is like. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-13, 02:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,242
Posted By crad159

Something like this? ...

Something like this?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Felt-F3C-Carbon-Road-Bike-60cm-Used-/271279283916?pt=US_Bicycles_Frames&hash=item3f29815ecc
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-13, 02:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,242
Posted By crad159

So the question remains, do I go carbon or...

So the question remains, do I go carbon or aluminum for first bike? Can I get a full carbon under $1200?

By the way, here is a link to see the Kazane frame that I was talking about.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-13, 12:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,242
Posted By crad159

Thanks for the input thus far. I did a little...

Thanks for the input thus far. I did a little looking and found this bike. Seems to answer my needs, and within my price range.

This is an aluminum bike right? For a first road bike, is it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-13, 02:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,242
Posted By crad159

I am located in VA, and my budget is max $1,200.

I am located in VA, and my budget is max $1,200.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-13, 03:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,242
Posted By crad159

Looking to Buy First Road Bike

Hi all.

So I have always been a fan of road cycling and finally have the motivation to pursue it as a sport. Since I just entered the sport, I am starting from ground up on all levels. The bike I...
08-10-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,978
Posted By crad159

FYI, sold for $200.

FYI, sold for $200.
08-01-13, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,978
Posted By crad159

That seems kinda low... I may raise it over that...

That seems kinda low... I may raise it over that suggested price
07-31-13, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,978
Posted By crad159

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq279/mitchmitc...

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq279/mitchmitchell67/IMG_5088_zpsbee37688.jpg


http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq279/mitchmitchell67/IMG_5089_zpsfa954f15.jpg

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07-31-13, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,978
Posted By crad159

Help with Cannondale F300 Appraisal

Hi all. So I have a 2005 or 2006 Cannondale F300 mountain bike that I am looking to sell and am curious how much this bike is worth?

I am the original owner. The bike was lightly ridden, mainly on...
07-28-13, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,092
Posted By crad159

Ok, great. Thank you all for the help!

Ok, great. Thank you all for the help!
07-23-13, 04:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,092
Posted By crad159

And here is the receipt to show what was done. Is...

And here is the receipt to show what was done. Is this a justified price?

The Ride Ready line item is: "Ride Ready" Tune-up: Get your bike ready for a big event or a great season of riding. After...
07-23-13, 04:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,092
Posted By crad159

I am not sure what the Red bike is, for it was...

I am not sure what the Red bike is, for it was sold away some time ago. That photo which I first posted with is from a few years back.
07-23-13, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,092
Posted By crad159

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq279/mitchmitc...

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq279/mitchmitchell67/IMG_5023_zpsd83ac108.jpg

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq279/mitchmitchell67/IMG_5035_zpsbc977228.jpg
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07-23-13, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,092
Posted By crad159

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq279/mitchmitc...

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq279/mitchmitchell67/IMG_5030_zps6bc5da85.jpg

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq279/mitchmitchell67/IMG_5029_zps7a4e661e.jpg
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07-23-13, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,092
Posted By crad159

Ok so thank you all for the responses up to this...

Ok so thank you all for the responses up to this point.

First and foremost, this bike is indeed the LeMans model. I thought it was a 700 because the bike shop had identified this as a Centurion...
07-19-13, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,365
Posted By crad159

I am not wishing to recreate it, only find the...

I am not wishing to recreate it, only find the advertisement for it once again.
07-19-13, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,365
Posted By crad159

Yes.

Yes.
07-19-13, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,365
Posted By crad159

Vintage Bike Rack

Can someone point me to the location of the thread or eBay link of that red vintage bike rack for a Chevy. It had a photo of a shirtless guy standing beside the team car with the custom rack on it,...
07-17-13, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,092
Posted By crad159

Help with Centurion Identification

Hi all.

I just inherited a Centurion 700 from a family member. The bike was kept in great shape in a shed for many years. I just have brought it in for service so it can become rideable again.
...
04-08-11, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By crad159

Anyone know?

Anyone know?
04-06-11, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By crad159

Vintage Panasonic Part

Anyone know where to find a Panasonic generator that would power one of the lamps attached to the bike?

I have found a lamp but it connects to a generator on the bike which I need...
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