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Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-13, 07:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,677
Posted By MuppetMower

Avoid the Thule 990XT. It is garbage.

Avoid the Thule 990XT. It is garbage.
Replies: 17
Views: 3,234
Posted By MuppetMower

Wow, that is a good idea! There is a shop...

Wow, that is a good idea!

There is a shop nearby with the guru fit bike. I'll look into this.
Replies: 17
Views: 3,234
Posted By MuppetMower

Thanks for the help everyone. I've started...

Thanks for the help everyone. I've started picking up parts, and I have decided on a frame. I'm going to go with a Bianchi Super Pista or Pista Concept.

I am trying to decide between a 55cm and...
Replies: 17
Views: 3,234
Posted By MuppetMower

Daaaamn. That looks like an incredible deal....

Daaaamn.

That looks like an incredible deal. I'll have to look into it. I think the ML frame would work for me.
EDIT: ML might be a bit small... and the L is too big.
Replies: 17
Views: 3,234
Posted By MuppetMower

Thanks for all of the help guys. It seems pretty...

Thanks for all of the help guys. It seems pretty much all of the frames I was looking at are suitable. I'm just going to go with whatever I like and can get a deal on.

I have two remaining...
Replies: 17
Views: 3,234
Posted By MuppetMower

Also, what is a good training wheelset? I'd...

Also, what is a good training wheelset? I'd rather get something something used of better quality if possible.
Replies: 17
Views: 3,234
Posted By MuppetMower

315771 Hopefully this uploaded ok. Geo of...

315771

Hopefully this uploaded ok. Geo of frames I'm considering.
Thanks for the input guys.
Replies: 17
Views: 3,234
Posted By MuppetMower

Help picking a frame for velodrome use

I am looking to get a new track bike to start racing at Alkek in Houston. I would like to keep it under $1600, and I plan on buying or starting to buy in the next 7-10 days.

I am a 6 tall,...
05-07-13, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 1,008,561
Posted By MuppetMower

Scrod, Do you know anything about the Leader...

Scrod,

Do you know anything about the Leader Renovatio? http://www.pedalconsumption.com/portfolio/renovatio (http://www.pedalconsumption.com/portfolio/renovatio/)/
03-20-13, 10:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,220
Posted By MuppetMower

Would that result in the battery lasting less...

Would that result in the battery lasting less than a day?

I just bought a used quarq, and it devours batteries. This thread gives me hope.
02-19-13, 12:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,967
Posted By MuppetMower

I'm pretty sure she is just intolerant in...

I'm pretty sure she is just intolerant in general, but I'll check. If that is the case, what is the best thing for her to eat while riding?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-13, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,289
Posted By MuppetMower

Yes you could. You can get used Quarqs for...

Yes you could.
You can get used Quarqs for around $1000 on ebay.

Edit: usually you can rebuild the wheel with the hub. I'm not familiar with that wheel though. Idk if it has any proprietary stuff...
02-18-13, 06:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,967
Posted By MuppetMower

Food for long rides. Can't have sugar.

I am doing the BP MS150 with some firends and coworkers, one of which has a dietary issue( I do not recall what it is called) that prevents her from being able to eat consume much sugar or simple...
Forum: Texas
02-18-13, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 853
Posted By MuppetMower

Loaner bike in Houston

Hello all.

I just moved to Houston, and I don;t really know any cyclists here yet.

While riding over the weekend, I found a crack in my Tarmac's frame. I am trying to get it replaced under...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-13, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2,922
Views: 800,123
Posted By MuppetMower

Thats for just the front wheel.

Thats for just the front wheel.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-13, 12:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,652
Posted By MuppetMower

Can somebody link me to the cleats(preferably 0...

Can somebody link me to the cleats(preferably 0 degree)? I cant seem to find them anywhere?

Edit: so they are called Duracleats. Still if someone could link me to some on a website that has the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-13, 11:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,971
Posted By MuppetMower

No. especially when they are 120-140mm. Do...

No. especially when they are 120-140mm.

Do you have a specific price range? Is there much of a used market where you live? I've picked up some nice stems for really cheap on craigslist.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-13, 10:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,323
Posted By MuppetMower

Almond milk. I used to eat grape nuts with...

Almond milk.
I used to eat grape nuts with almond milk before rides/races when I was a poor/lazy college student. I actually like the stuff. I dont eat as many carbs now though.

Now I'll eat 2-3...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-13, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By MuppetMower

I think looking at the weather forecast would...

I think looking at the weather forecast would give a much better idea of what to expect.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-13, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,400
Posted By MuppetMower

Well I'm not the original owner, so I dont think...

Well I'm not the original owner, so I dont think they would honor the warranty anyway.

The Swiss Stop Yellows seem to be a bit cheaper, and I've heard good things about them elsewhere, so I'll try...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-13, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,400
Posted By MuppetMower

Brake Pads for Zipps

I just got a set of used Zipp 404s. They are my first carbon wheelset, and I need to get brake pads for them.

I did some searching and found a variety of pads recommended for carbon, but the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-13, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,261
Posted By MuppetMower

Do you plan on racing or at least doing fast...

Do you plan on racing or at least doing fast group rides and training rides?

I have ridden the Foil and I really like it. If I had to replace my tarmac today, that is what I would get.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-13, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By MuppetMower

What size stem comes stock on the 58? A 130mm...

What size stem comes stock on the 58? A 130mm stem may work.

I was in the same boat as you but between 56 and 58. I went with the smaller frame and I have a longer stem.

Don't achieve your...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-12, 05:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,100
Posted By MuppetMower

Sidi Ergo3s or Wires A used tt bike A...

Sidi Ergo3s or Wires

A used tt bike

A set of race wheels

Fairly certain I won't be receiving any of this.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-12, 10:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,134
Posted By MuppetMower

Dura Ace C24. They are light and stiff. Lots of...

Dura Ace C24. They are light and stiff. Lots of people use them around here for climbing, and crosswinds shouldnt be a problem. They can be had for <$900.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-12, 09:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By MuppetMower

Sidi Wire Shoes

I was thinking about picking up a pair of Ergo 3s and saw the Wires today.

Anyone have the wires? Could you compare them to the Ergo3/2s?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-12, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,423
Posted By MuppetMower

I had the exact same thing. I think I got on the...

I had the exact same thing. I think I got on the trainer around 5 or 6 weeks and started actually riding around week 6 or 7.
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Posted By MuppetMower

ya. i'm aware of the nashbar FTPs. I'm looking...

ya. i'm aware of the nashbar FTPs. I'm looking out for them.
It is beyond frustrating having to email/text sellers on 90% of the bikes I'm interested in because they didnt put the size or components...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Posted By MuppetMower

Not a fan of the Unknowns... I'm just gonna be...

Not a fan of the Unknowns... I'm just gonna be patient and wait for something on craigslist. There is just so much garbage to sift through on the LA cl.
edit: im a 55-57, so the gitane wont work :(
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Posted By MuppetMower

Sorry for annoying everyone, but while I can't...

Sorry for annoying everyone, but while I can't ride much I'm looking at bikes.

Found a new 2011 Masi Coltello frame and fork for $350. I could build it up for pretty cheap with used parts. Would...
Replies: 3,232
Views: 239,966
Posted By MuppetMower

You can flip the seatpost around to change the...

You can flip the seatpost around to change the setback I believe. Its like that for several of their track and tt bikes.
Edit: there are not two different frames.
08-20-12, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,051
Posted By MuppetMower

IRO Mark V Geometry

Does anyone happen to know where I can find the geometry of the IRO Mark V or know the top tube length of a 56? Their website is down, and I found one on cl that I'm thinking about getting as a...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Posted By MuppetMower

Ok. I'll do that.

Ok. I'll do that.
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Posted By MuppetMower

I think my arm is going to be good enough for the...

I think my arm is going to be good enough for the track soon. I'm hoping to go sometime this week or next week for the certification.
I've seen a few Fuji Track Pros on craigslist? Are they worth...
08-18-12, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By MuppetMower

32 spokes up front 20 in the back would look...

32 spokes up front 20 in the back would look strange o.O
08-18-12, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3,900
Views: 558,499
Posted By MuppetMower

frames and prices? dont feel like logging in....

frames and prices? dont feel like logging in. Better than competitive cyclist?
Nothing great:
Lightspeed M1 w/ 105 $1725
Lightspeed L3 w/ ultegra $2550
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-12, 10:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,202
Posted By MuppetMower

Go out and ride Hwy 1 on the weekends. Tons of...

Go out and ride Hwy 1 on the weekends. Tons of roadies out that can drop you.
08-13-12, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 1,008,561
Posted By MuppetMower

Scrod, How are you liking your bareknuckle? I...

Scrod,
How are you liking your bareknuckle? I have a chance to get one used for a good price on cl.
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Posted By MuppetMower

The new Langsters are a bit different than the...

The new Langsters are a bit different than the older ones.
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Posted By MuppetMower

Thanks for the info. I'll check out lafixed for...

Thanks for the info. I'll check out lafixed for sure.
Unfortunately I'm recovering from a broken arm I received in a road race atm. I probably have 2-4 weeks before its good enough to ride on the...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Posted By MuppetMower

Thanks for the info on the Kissena. I am really...

Thanks for the info on the Kissena.
I am really excited about getting to ride out at the home depot center. What exactly does ADT stand for though? I already emailed them about their schedule.

I...
08-05-12, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 331,941
Posted By MuppetMower

Are these actually record hubs? 265613 ...

Are these actually record hubs?
265613

Which is better between the pista and the tk2?
08-05-12, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 331,941
Posted By MuppetMower

I'm looking at these two bikes: 265594 It has...

I'm looking at these two bikes:
265594
It has open pros laced to record hubs and dura ace cranks.
http://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/bik/3132999234.html

265595
Sugino 75s. The rest of the...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,335
Posted By MuppetMower

Just moved to CA. Ready for a real track bike.

So I just moved to Long Beach, and I want a legit track bike.

There are lots of used TK2s on craigslist, and I know they would probably fit the bill for me.

I also like the Affinity Kissena's,...
Forum: Texas
06-19-12, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 780
Posted By MuppetMower

Ya, I know it is. I'll be staying near the...

Ya, I know it is.
I'll be staying near the Galleria. Sorry, I'm not familiar with all the parts of Houston.
Forum: Texas
06-18-12, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 780
Posted By MuppetMower

Gonna be in Houston, need a bike.

I'm going to be flying to Houston for 2-3 weeks and I would like to find a road bike to use while I'm there. I'd really rather not fly with my bike because I have had good friends have bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-12, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 707
Posted By MuppetMower

I'm moving to California in August. I'm glad this...

I'm moving to California in August. I'm glad this got posted because I'm seriously considering it. Unfortunately I wont have a lot of time to ride during July/August due to moving and starting a new...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By MuppetMower

What echo said. Take it to a shop and have them...

What echo said. Take it to a shop and have them tighten the cog and lockring. Hopefully you didnt already strip your hub.
04-24-12, 09:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,434
Posted By MuppetMower

I'm from New Orleans. I rode a track frame around...

I'm from New Orleans. I rode a track frame around the city all last summer because that is all I had. It was pretty miserably. You definitely want something with wider tires, and you don't want it to...
04-17-12, 08:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,196
Posted By MuppetMower

The paint job on the recent iros are pretty darn...

The paint job on the recent iros are pretty darn bad.
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