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Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-10, 05:24 PM
Replies: 26,798
Views: 16,793,238
Posted By iwegian

just got a gary fisher ion super. first aluminum...

just got a gary fisher ion super. first aluminum bike in 5 years or so. last one was a bmx bike. so stiff compared to my steel torelli. gets up and goes. there's some final adjustments to be made to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-10, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 445,164
Posted By iwegian

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_2yrRHiD3bZM/S25rJItZmqI/AAAA...

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_2yrRHiD3bZM/S25rJItZmqI/AAAAAAAAARQ/7-P9INv5DlU/s720/001.JPG

x post from the 'is steel overrated' thread. love it, rides so smooth. the wheel decals have been removed for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-10, 08:56 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 21,738
Posted By iwegian

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_2yrRHiD3bZM/S25rJItZmqI/AAAA...

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_2yrRHiD3bZM/S25rJItZmqI/AAAAAAAAARQ/7-P9INv5DlU/s720/001.JPG

this is my rusty piece of ****
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-10, 05:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,494
Posted By iwegian

what are you eating before the rides?

what are you eating before the rides?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-10, 05:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,078
Posted By iwegian

could it be that manufacturers want to lower the...

could it be that manufacturers want to lower the per-frame cost of the high end frames, so they stick lower end components on it to get it into a price that's accessible to more buyers?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-10, 03:31 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,856,481
Posted By iwegian

i dig this. for some reason, the orbea's look...

i dig this. for some reason, the orbea's look better in the smaller sized, despite riding a bias towards big bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-10, 03:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,078
Posted By iwegian

exactly this

exactly this
Forum: Commuting
03-20-10, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By iwegian

the road in question isn't a 2 lane highway, it's...

the road in question isn't a 2 lane highway, it's a 4 lane with a divider.
Forum: Commuting
03-20-10, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By iwegian

trading bike trail for open roads?

what's your take on this?

there's a road that leads directly to my town and the bike trail is 5 miles longer. both are pretty flat so no difference in speeds. certain times the road can be real...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-10, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,677
Posted By iwegian

same thing happened here in iowa

same thing happened here in iowa
03-20-10, 03:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,722
Posted By iwegian

wth is with that rear brake?

wth is with that rear brake?
03-20-10, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,692
Posted By iwegian

For me, the sliding dropouts on the gf is what...

For me, the sliding dropouts on the gf is what does it for me. I'm also a big fan of steel despite the weight difference. from what i've seen, a lightweight set of wheels on a steel frame and it will...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-10, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 445,164
Posted By iwegian

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_2yrRHiD3bZM/S25rJItZmqI/AAAA...

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_2yrRHiD3bZM/S25rJItZmqI/AAAAAAAAARQ/7-P9INv5DlU/s720/001.JPG

updated picture. with the light wheels, it rides like a dream
03-01-10, 03:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,306
Posted By iwegian

i have one. right now i have 40c tires on there....

i have one. right now i have 40c tires on there. a little trouble getting the knobs past the brake pads, but that's the only problem. pretty sure there's room for 44's too, might find out for myself....
01-23-10, 04:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By iwegian

salsa la cruz. some cx bikes come with mounts for...

salsa la cruz. some cx bikes come with mounts for disc, but with rim brakes stock
01-18-10, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,944
Posted By iwegian

if they're redesigning it, i hope they re design...

if they're redesigning it, i hope they re design the god awful fork on it. part of the reason why i didn't pick it. however, keeping the tire clearance would be nice.
01-18-10, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,484
Posted By iwegian

that's definately doable. with sram and campy you...

that's definately doable. with sram and campy you can easily gut the shifter to be brake only (cos weight), but i've heard shimano is like black magic, so i wouldn't do it.

I actually ran my bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-09, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 445,164
Posted By iwegian

the paint came that way. got it cheap as an ss...

the paint came that way. got it cheap as an ss road bike conversion. ended up not having any other road frame so i'm using that.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-09, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 445,164
Posted By iwegian

i'll post my torelli road bike in here. it's...

i'll post my torelli road bike in here. it's paint is chipped up but it's still going strong.
12-30-09, 10:31 PM
Replies: 25,990
Views: 1,217,140
Posted By iwegian

doing trainer work with the team. currently...

doing trainer work with the team. currently training for roller races here (2 miles on rollers), so 1min on, 1 minute off times 7. other stuff mixed in, but they always include that.
12-30-09, 10:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By iwegian

i raced cross without a team and never trained...

i raced cross without a team and never trained and placed middle of the pack. actually didn't really know how to train. Now i'm on a team and training for road next year. having coaches that know...
12-30-09, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,869
Posted By iwegian

also looking at the fisher cross bikes, but...

also looking at the fisher cross bikes, but doesn't have the disc tabs. the disc tabs are a novelty thing for me so it's not a deal breaker.
12-30-09, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,869
Posted By iwegian

i'm interested in this as well. Things i...

i'm interested in this as well.

Things i like about it:
-disc compatible
-gears/ss
-fender/rack mounts
-sliding drops(especially good for discs)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-09, 07:50 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,607
Posted By iwegian

fsa compact wing bars racing license smart...

fsa compact wing bars
racing license
smart wool skull cap
headlight with band for helmet
road racing cassette, 12-23
12-20-09, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By iwegian

i was looking around and the kona major frames...

i was looking around and the kona major frames had a high bb. a little higher on the major one (not ruling out ss) for when i run it fixed(assuming i choose it).

My masi had 60square, 65mm bb...
12-19-09, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By iwegian

thanks, this a big help.

thanks, this a big help.
12-18-09, 12:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By iwegian

my dad did just start working at a bike shop...

my dad did just start working at a bike shop carrying giant, salsa, trek and fisher. there's some potential. a scandium salsa would be just lovely
12-17-09, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 866
Posted By iwegian

need input on aluminum cross frame for next year

Most likely i'll use this for cross, but if i can get something together before road season i'll use it for road racing. My road bike now is steel. I just want input on which aluminum frames are good...
11-16-09, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By iwegian

I use my cross for pretty much everying,...

I use my cross for pretty much everying, singletrack, gravel, and riding around downtown and bike trails
11-16-09, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3,124
Views: 2,679,946
Posted By iwegian

wow, i dig it.:thumb:

wow, i dig it.:thumb:
11-16-09, 10:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,782
Posted By iwegian

Found a group that does long gravel rides on...

Found a group that does long gravel rides on sunday mornings. usually 40+ miles. while it's still warm, there's usaully a stop for some beers. :)
11-11-09, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By iwegian

did a trainer session with it, and i think i'm...

did a trainer session with it, and i think i'm actually going to switch bars. those are 44cm and just felt too wide. gonna try 41cm classic drops and 42cm compact drops.
11-11-09, 09:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,050
Posted By iwegian

I had my cross set up 1x9. i was a cheap ass, so...

I had my cross set up 1x9. i was a cheap ass, so i used a 40t gear for the guard, gear was 39, and a cut up der to keep it falling on the inside. only fell off when i was in the pits. I did lots of...
11-11-09, 09:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,782
Posted By iwegian

where's the gravel option? did my first gravel...

where's the gravel option? did my first gravel ride with a group last sunday it was way more fun that road riding. that being said, i'm going to be a roadie next season.
11-07-09, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1,335
Views: 431,557
Posted By iwegian

my Masi cross is what i'm going to use for...

my Masi cross is what i'm going to use for winter. not going to do studded tires because it's for recreational winter riding only so i'm not forced to do trainer all winter. Pics are in my blog/cross...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-09, 11:13 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 32,198
Posted By iwegian

is this a contest for nicest bike, or the bike...

is this a contest for nicest bike, or the bike with the most bf influence? i think we know what would win if the latter
11-07-09, 11:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By iwegian

would the 38/19 problem still be an issue with a...

would the 38/19 problem still be an issue with a der mounted tensioner? 38/19 is what i use for dirt
11-07-09, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By iwegian

after some research, i'm going with it a tad...

after some research, i'm going with it a tad lower than position 1. should be done pretty soon
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-09, 07:14 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 129,086
Posted By iwegian

this thread is so much motivation to get my road...

this thread is so much motivation to get my road bike ready. should be able to post a pic soon
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-09, 07:12 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 32,198
Posted By iwegian

holy yes. i really want a steel bike to win best...

holy yes. i really want a steel bike to win best bike on a forum laden with brightly colored, heavily branded crabon things.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-09, 02:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By iwegian

only one real sketchy ride. it was on b.r.a.n.....

only one real sketchy ride. it was on b.r.a.n.. it rained the first part of the day so i met up with my family at mile 40 or so, got a ride for probably 10 miles. there was about 15 miles left of the...
11-07-09, 12:55 AM
Replies: 3,124
Views: 2,679,946
Posted By iwegian

it's 23 right now. with the gears it was probably...

it's 23 right now. with the gears it was probably a pound or 2 heavier, never weighed it with the gears on it
11-07-09, 12:35 AM
Replies: 5,484
Views: 1,276,968
Posted By iwegian

feel like i've posted this thing a lot, but here...

feel like i've posted this thing a lot, but here goes
http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e246/guyonthebike/006-4.jpg
http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e246/guyonthebike/008-4.jpg
11-07-09, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3,124
Views: 2,679,946
Posted By iwegian

that's the root beer one. only complaint is it's...

that's the root beer one. only complaint is it's heavy(go figure), but that's usually used as an excuse when i was struggling up long run ups. having sliding drop outs like the x check would be nice,...
11-07-09, 12:18 AM
11-06-09, 11:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By iwegian

6'3" last time i measured

6'3" last time i measured
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-09, 09:29 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 136,172
Posted By iwegian

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e246/guyonthebik...

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e246/guyonthebike/005-2.jpg

as it sits now
11-06-09, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By iwegian

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e246/guyonthebik...

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e246/guyonthebike/005-2.jpg

this is postion 1
11-06-09, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By iwegian

position 1 was as flat as i could get the...

position 1 was as flat as i could get the transition from the lever to the bar to be. i'll mess around more and see how flat i can get that transitions. now that i think of it, i think i can use some...
11-06-09, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By iwegian

Sti levers on Ritchey bars

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e246/guyonthebike/001-2.jpg
http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e246/guyonthebike/002-3.jpg

which of the 2 is a better position for the levers? I used the...
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