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Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-09, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By djtrackie

those stainless steel shift cables are tough,...

those stainless steel shift cables are tough, they shouldn't be easily sheared.... in fact, even regular 6 inch cable cutters require a considerable amount of force to do that kind of damage. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-09, 02:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 694
Posted By djtrackie

careful they show nipples

careful they show nipples
03-15-09, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,007
Posted By djtrackie

I put these on my avid short 4 ...

I put these on my avid short 4

http://www.koolstop.com/brakes/Tectonic.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-09, 02:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,096
Posted By djtrackie

I wouldn't recommend it if you're going to be on...

I wouldn't recommend it if you're going to be on the road only. The bottom bracket is significantly higher so that your center of gravity is higher. Which generally means less stability.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-08, 07:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,261
Posted By djtrackie

All i see are Mongoose's

All i see are Mongoose's
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-08, 04:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,028
Posted By djtrackie

for future references don't "degrease" your...

for future references don't "degrease" your chain. Only lube it and wipe it down with a rag. Degreasing the chain will make it lose it's internal factory lube and it will run nosier.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-08, 11:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,836
Posted By djtrackie

Speedplays are nice, but getting them most likely...

Speedplays are nice, but getting them most likely will NOT solve your problem!

Do yourself a favor and get a real bike fit done. Not just somebody that sets your saddle height, but someone that...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-08, 05:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,440
Posted By djtrackie

1. Too many spacers under stem 2. Is the saddle...

1. Too many spacers under stem
2. Is the saddle sloping UP???
3. That's a lot of cross chaining
4. Flip It
5. Nice wheels!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-08, 03:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,028
Posted By djtrackie

agree with the post above. Unless you have...

agree with the post above.

Unless you have over 7000 miles on the bike, i doubt the cassette needs replacing. It's something else
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-08, 01:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,432
Posted By djtrackie

I'd chose the 1.1 over the Kinlin and velocity...

I'd chose the 1.1 over the Kinlin and velocity rims because of the welded and machined rim joint.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-08, 10:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,271
Posted By djtrackie

incorrect.

incorrect.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-08, 01:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By djtrackie

TCR comp = bang for the buck

TCR comp = bang for the buck
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-08, 01:48 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,716
Posted By djtrackie

he abandoned his shoes to make his plantar...

he abandoned his shoes to make his plantar fascitis feel better? Makes a lot of sense to me. (insert rolling eyes emoticon here)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-08, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,843
Posted By djtrackie

have you tried to sync the sensor and the...

have you tried to sync the sensor and the computer?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-08, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By djtrackie

it depends, i think a basic bike fit - adjusting...

it depends, i think a basic bike fit - adjusting pedals, seat, handlebars, etc based on basic measurements should be $40 - $100

A more advanced bike fit on the computrainer should be anywhere from...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-08, 02:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By djtrackie

I was wondering, how well does Saris handle their...

I was wondering, how well does Saris handle their warranty claims?

I bought my PT on ebay, I wonder if that would be a problem?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-08, 01:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By djtrackie

Powertap: Please help me spec out my PowerTap wheel

I just got a new powertap SL 2.4!!!!!!!! I was weighing the decision between the 2008 SL 2.4 and the newer PRO+/SL+ and I got a the 2.4 at a special discount, so I just said F*** it and bought it. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-08, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By djtrackie

same here, I sent them a whole bunch of questions...

same here, I sent them a whole bunch of questions and always got a reply quickly.

PS: I pulled the trigger on a 2.4 yesterday at a pretty good price (i hope) =) can't wait!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-08, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 792
Posted By djtrackie

what size do you wear? I have a package of brand...

what size do you wear? I have a package of brand new Specialized footbeds, the green version for extra arch support.

Also, when you say arch support... what kind of arch support? Do you have...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-08, 03:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 658
Posted By djtrackie

I recommend this one as well. It's better...

I recommend this one as well.

It's better than the cateye because:
1. Big letters indicating what mode you are in.
2. Back light
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-08, 06:39 PM
10-16-08, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By djtrackie

also... paper charge value reader???? those...

also... paper charge value reader???? those things only read the voltages because with Alkalines, a drop in voltage usually means a drop in capacity. Not so with NiMHs.

To really determine the...
10-16-08, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By djtrackie

incorrect. After charging the any NiMH...

incorrect.

After charging the any NiMH rechargeable AA is giong to dip to a nominal voltage of about 1.2 - 1.3. Including the LSD batteries.

The difference is that amount of energy in the...
Forum: Commuting
07-17-08, 12:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,474
Posted By djtrackie

Fenix L2D Q5. 180 lumens, 2.5 hours. 60 bucks. ...

Fenix L2D Q5. 180 lumens, 2.5 hours. 60 bucks. Seriously. What can beat that?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-08, 06:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,213
Posted By djtrackie

Custom TI frame, because custom = awesome

Custom TI frame, because custom = awesome
02-08-08, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By djtrackie

I appreciate the info, Im definately going to...

I appreciate the info, Im definately going to check that out this weekend... and the price is right!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-08, 01:42 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 38,475
Posted By djtrackie

condolences to his friends and family. he will...

condolences to his friends and family. he will be missed for sure. What a great contributor to our bike community. We'll never forget
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-07, 07:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,234
Posted By djtrackie

i agree with this post.

i agree with this post.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-07, 06:50 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,666
Posted By djtrackie

Motobecane!!!!

Motobecane!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-07, 09:53 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 30,648
Posted By djtrackie

I have the 05 TCR C3.. (see page 1 of this...

I have the 05 TCR C3.. (see page 1 of this thread) absolutely an awesome bike. You will not regret it at all. I upgraded a few things since I bought it but it's fine just the way it is stock. Have...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-07, 10:14 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 30,648
Posted By djtrackie

'05 TCR C3 ... my baby. ...

'05 TCR C3 ... my baby.

http://www.trackiepro.com/chatpix/TCR_07_05.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-07, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 944
Posted By djtrackie

i dont have the SRAM setup yet, but I am REALLY...

i dont have the SRAM setup yet, but I am REALLY looking seriously at it. But i'm a little concerned as to why everybody says that the FD sucks?

Also, would a 9speed Shimano 105 FD be compatible...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-07, 02:42 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,424
Posted By djtrackie

seems to me that it sucks to be in the bike...

seems to me that it sucks to be in the bike selling business!
02-06-07, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By djtrackie

I use Tektro Oryx brakes when i upgraded from...

I use Tektro Oryx brakes when i upgraded from V-brakes to Cantilevers. They work well, and pretty cheap too. Got em on ebay for like 30 bucks a pair
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-07, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By djtrackie

can anyone suggest some good compression plugs...

can anyone suggest some good compression plugs that will be compatible with the 1-1/8" version of the fork?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-06, 06:07 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,183
Posted By djtrackie

why am i even reading this?

why am i even reading this?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-06, 04:54 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,183
Posted By djtrackie

I found it arrogant. Another thing was...

I found it arrogant.

Another thing was what about people who bought a Litespeed TI/Carbon frame recently? They pretty much trashed it.

Bad move.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-06, 06:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,723
Posted By djtrackie

+2 sizing is the MOST important thing when...

+2

sizing is the MOST important thing when buying a bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-06, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,452
Posted By djtrackie

No. For sure ultimate is their own manufacturer....

No. For sure ultimate is their own manufacturer.

Go with the ultimate. Pro-elite if you can... it has THE best locking mechanism.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-06, 07:05 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-06, 03:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,250
Posted By djtrackie

good point.

good point.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-06, 04:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,250
Posted By djtrackie

A bicycle store in Beijing, China

Went to China for a few days, came across this Giant bike dealer and took a few pics. Check out the downtube bikes. I think that bike was about 1500 RMB (a LOT of money to the locals).

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-06, 10:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,663
Posted By djtrackie

welcome to the club.

welcome to the club.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-06, 04:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By djtrackie

Im here about 2 weeks only

Im here about 2 weeks only
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-06, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By djtrackie

Anybody here in Hong Kong?

I came to visit, are there are any good bike shops here (in Hong Kong)?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-06, 07:25 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,159
Posted By djtrackie

DORK DISC ALERT!!!!!

DORK DISC ALERT!!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-06, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,242
Posted By djtrackie

At first, you might have to just drip some dry...

At first, you might have to just drip some dry lube on the cleat springs every other ride. After that... it's not really necessary. Maybe just drip some on there every month or something. Just do...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-06, 09:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,899
Posted By djtrackie

sue.

sue.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-06, 09:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,191
Posted By djtrackie

Ohhh BUUUuUuuUuURrrrnNNNNnnn

Ohhh BUUUuUuuUuURrrrnNNNNnnn
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-06, 02:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By djtrackie

I have two books for beginners I recommend...

I have two books

for beginners I recommend the Bicycling Magazine's book of bicycle repair. It has tons of pictures and illustrations and is written in an easy to understand format. It has very...
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