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04-11-08, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By pikers

I finally pulled the trigger and bought my stuff...

I finally pulled the trigger and bought my stuff from Nashbar.com (they were having an AWESOME sale). I'm pretty confident that I can install everything myself...I'll let you know how it goes. Thanks...
04-08-08, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By pikers

Yeah, I was afraid of that. Eh, I don't mind...

Yeah, I was afraid of that. Eh, I don't mind shelling out a few extra $ to get something that fits well. I actually just noticed that nashbar.com is having a sale on all of their branded...
04-08-08, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By pikers

Any advice with helmets/safety equipment? Again,...

Any advice with helmets/safety equipment? Again, I'm not doing anything crazy, just riding to the subway and after work for fun. I don't THINK I need anything special ...just something to keep my...
04-08-08, 09:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By pikers

Thanks for the feedback BCRider! I'll look into...

Thanks for the feedback BCRider! I'll look into disk brakes, but that may be a purchase for next year.
04-07-08, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By pikers

Because I can upgrade a pretty nice bike for $150...

Because I can upgrade a pretty nice bike for $150 instead of buying a nice road bike for several hundred.
Forum: Commuting
04-07-08, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By pikers

I moved this post to:...

I moved this post to: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=404339
04-07-08, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By pikers

Yeah, I think I'm done with the "hardcore"...

Yeah, I think I'm done with the "hardcore" off-road stuff, so a rigid fork is what I'm looking for.

I didn't know about the the whole fork length issue though...thanks for the info.

As far as...
04-07-08, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By pikers

Oh great, more things to think about... Can...

Oh great, more things to think about...

Can I use my current headset?

What do you mean by geometry issues? Do you mean the rigid fork having different dimensions than my shock fork?

I would...
04-04-08, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By pikers

Well that makes me feel better. I was only...

Well that makes me feel better. I was only looking to go down to 1.5", so I should be golden. Anyone head/seen reviews on Nashbar's Urban Tire...
04-04-08, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By pikers

10-4 I'll stick to the commuter forum with...

10-4

I'll stick to the commuter forum with my noob questions. I'll come back here if my bike blows up or I manage to break something.
04-04-08, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By pikers

Thanks for info. This forum is setup differently...

Thanks for info. This forum is setup differently than the other forums I belong to, so I'm not really sure where I should be posting my questions (e.g. bike mechanics or commuter ) . I apologize...
04-04-08, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By pikers

A noob with some questions...

Here are the specs of my bike: http://bikepedia.com/QuickBike/BikeSpecs.aspx?ItemID=77099&Type=bike

Any idea what the thinnest tire is that will SAFELY fit on my rim (I currently have 26x2.10 tire...
Forum: Commuting
04-03-08, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By pikers

Also, regarding the fork... I know that I...

Also, regarding the fork...

I know that I need to look for the following:
-1 1/8" threadless
-it needs to clear a 26" tire
-it needs to have the mounts for my breaks

Is there anything else I...
Forum: Commuting
04-03-08, 06:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By pikers

Any idea what the thinnest tire is that will...

Any idea what the thinnest tire is that will SAFELY fit on my rim (I currently have 26x2.10)? Is there a formula or general rule I should follow?
Forum: Commuting
04-03-08, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By pikers

I appreciate all of the info...keep it coming! ...

I appreciate all of the info...keep it coming!

FLYcrash
Thanks for the advice on the fork and tires. I'll probly go with 26x2.0 with a light pattern/tread since I really don't want to buy new...
Forum: Northeast
04-03-08, 08:35 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 14,096
Posted By pikers

Thanks! I googled places around my area and I...

Thanks! I googled places around my area and I have those two shops on my list of places to go this weekend.
Forum: Commuting
04-03-08, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By pikers

Since you all seem very patient and helpful, I...

Since you all seem very patient and helpful, I would like to bother everyone with some REAL noob questions :-)

How do I know what size/type fork will fit my bike? I've seen threaded and...
Forum: Commuting
04-03-08, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By pikers

Thanks for the feedback. I just thought I would...

Thanks for the feedback. I just thought I would need to get new rims as road tires are usually thinner than the monster truck tires I have on there now...shows how much I know about bikes :-) I'm not...
Forum: Northeast
04-03-08, 07:23 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 14,096
Posted By pikers

Wow, I am really out of my element here; I'm used...

Wow, I am really out of my element here; I'm used to posting stuff on forums when I know what I'm talking about (i.e. cars, music, tech stuff), this is all new to me...so please bear with me.
...
Forum: Northeast
04-02-08, 03:27 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 14,096
Posted By pikers

Can anyone in the Boston area recommend a good...

Can anyone in the Boston area recommend a good bike shop?
Forum: Commuting
04-02-08, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By pikers

Great, thanks. I actually like to be a little...

Great, thanks. I actually like to be a little more upright when I ride...I could never really get comfortable on road bikes. Any recommendations on forks and rims? I'm not hardcore, so anything for...
04-02-08, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By pikers

Should I get a new bike or just get new parts?

As the title states, I need to know whether I should get a new bike, or is what I have sufficient enough to be made into a decent road bike. I don't plan on making any trips over a great...
Forum: Commuting
04-02-08, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By pikers

Should I get a new bike or just get new parts?

As the title states, I need to know whether I should get a new bike, or is what I have sufficient enough to be made into a decent road bike. I don't plan on making any trips over a great...
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