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Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-11, 12:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,904
Posted By foofighter29er

Here's a good read on the founder of Rapha and...

Here's a good read on the founder of Rapha and how it all started

http://the99percent.com/articles/7087/Simon-Mottram-On-Passion-Obsession-Why-Your-Brand-Should-Take-Sides
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-11, 12:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,904
Posted By foofighter29er

They truly capture the love and romance of...

They truly capture the love and romance of riding, you your bike and the scenery. I really wished they could put all this on a Blu Ray Disc so I can just pop it in my player and watch it while I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-11, 11:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,507
Posted By foofighter29er

funny this was posted, i was trying to remove the...

funny this was posted, i was trying to remove the KMC link and i was so pissed i ended up just popping a link off
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-11, 10:14 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,462
Posted By foofighter29er

Just to chime in on my personal experience. I...

Just to chime in on my personal experience. I have a higher end CF bike that I enjoy riding. I recently got a steel frame bike to ride around during lunch rides and foul weather and I find that I...
10-31-11, 10:58 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 42,320
Posted By foofighter29er

Love it, looks great with the vintage frame ad...

Love it, looks great with the vintage frame ad the modern drivetrain, I need to find a frame in that good of a condition
10-27-11, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By foofighter29er

Agreed, the bike is great and ride more than my...

Agreed, the bike is great and ride more than my carbon bike
10-27-11, 10:23 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 31,905
Posted By foofighter29er

I did the same thing, running 700x25 scwhalbe...

I did the same thing, running 700x25 scwhalbe Ultremo dd
10-27-11, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By foofighter29er

from the Nashbar customer service rep i emailed,...

from the Nashbar customer service rep i emailed, because i saw a 15% off bikes/frame and the 20% coupon for one item

"The coupon for 20% off is not valid on bikes. Please click on the exclusion...
10-27-11, 10:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 31,905
Posted By foofighter29er

the 20% does not apply to the bike, since they...

the 20% does not apply to the bike, since they did a 15% off bikes and frame (i emailed them and asked and they schooled me on the fine print)
10-25-11, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By foofighter29er

Pads needs replacing and need assistance

I have the Tektro Onyx canti's on the nashbar steel cx and noticed today that the pads have worn pretty quickly.

I went on a search for pads to replace these and notice something peculiar with the...
10-24-11, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By foofighter29er

that's cool this race was in PVE didnt know they...

that's cool this race was in PVE didnt know they hosted that
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-11, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,172
Posted By foofighter29er

still a great deal, good to have in a pinch when...

still a great deal, good to have in a pinch when you dont want to go out and ride on those cold 50 degree mornings ;) LOL
10-23-11, 03:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 31,905
Posted By foofighter29er

I may try the cheaper route and go with we...

I may try the cheaper route and go with we pads...or shorty ultimates :)

Found, long reach road calipers that might just do the job :)
10-23-11, 02:12 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 31,905
Posted By foofighter29er

I have kind of a funky question regarding this...

I have kind of a funky question regarding this frame. I'm using it a LOT on the road and let's face it the canti brakes are severely lacking in the stopping department. I like the geo on this and...
10-19-11, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By foofighter29er

that's what i did, purchased a cx swapped out the...

that's what i did, purchased a cx swapped out the wheels w/ some slicks and i'm rolling on the road
10-04-11, 03:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 31,905
Posted By foofighter29er

brought the bike with me to work to do my...

brought the bike with me to work to do my lunchtime loop and it started off wet and raining, my overall time was a little slower than on my carbon road bike but really respectable. I'm really...
10-02-11, 08:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 31,905
Posted By foofighter29er

gipsy, good to know! LOL i swapped out the tires...

gipsy, good to know! LOL i swapped out the tires today with some schwalbe 700x25 to do a quick ride and wow what a difference. I do like the ride of this bike, it's not snappy like my carbon road...
10-02-11, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,752
Posted By foofighter29er

that's a really clean build, and pretty light to...

that's a really clean build, and pretty light to boot. what's your parts list to get tot that weight?
10-01-11, 03:34 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 31,905
Posted By foofighter29er

Just came back from doing a 33 mile mainly road...

Just came back from doing a 33 mile mainly road ride, wow it's amazing how you take for granted your low rolling resistance slick tires and going to cross type tires. The climbs were painfully slow...
10-01-11, 10:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 31,905
Posted By foofighter29er

https://picasaweb.google.com/duan.dao/NasbarSteelC...

https://picasaweb.google.com/duan.dao/NasbarSteelCross?authuser=0&feat=directlink

I'm going on a ride with it today will snap some more :)
09-30-11, 03:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 31,905
Posted By foofighter29er

thanks himespau, it's been a while since i played...

thanks himespau, it's been a while since i played with this kind of brakes.

Barrettscv: now wouldnt this be funny if i can hang w/ my saturday morning road crew and be able to pass people on road...
09-30-11, 02:47 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 31,905
Posted By foofighter29er

i was playing with the little bitty set screw on...

i was playing with the little bitty set screw on each side of the brake to increase/decrease spring tension...is that the proper way?
09-30-11, 02:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 31,905
Posted By foofighter29er

rear wheel with cassette, dork disc, tire/tube &...

rear wheel with cassette, dork disc, tire/tube & reflector 6.16lbs
DT Swiss Tricon 1450 with cassette, tire/tube 4.76lbs

Bike weighs in now at 23.50lbs definitely not a light mountain climber ;)
09-29-11, 11:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 31,905
Posted By foofighter29er

Got the bike getting it setup, this canto brake...

Got the bike getting it setup, this canto brake thing is driving me nuts. Need to learn to adjust this. Only one side is pulling in it seems
09-29-11, 12:19 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 31,905
Posted By foofighter29er

mine's on the fedex truck out for...

mine's on the fedex truck out for delivery...exciting times.

I have a set of DT Swiss Tricon 1450 wheelset need to convert my freehub from campy to shimano so i can run this wheel on the bike, in...
09-24-11, 12:19 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 31,905
Posted By foofighter29er

yah i dont mind the 13 freight considering it was...

yah i dont mind the 13 freight considering it was listed as 43lbs *YIKES* it's the damn tax ;)
09-23-11, 11:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 31,905
Posted By foofighter29er

how the heck did you get your for 653 shipped? i...

how the heck did you get your for 653 shipped? i had to pay tax and $13 oversize shipping
09-22-11, 11:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,811
Posted By foofighter29er

that's some serious mtn bike gearing you have...

that's some serious mtn bike gearing you have there
09-22-11, 10:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,811
Posted By foofighter29er

your rear derailleur can accommodate the 28 in...

your rear derailleur can accommodate the 28 in the back without any problems? I agree, the 46/36 for road riding and hill climbing maybe a stretch for me so having some more teeth in the back will...
09-22-11, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,259
Posted By foofighter29er

or you can wait for the speedplay syzr that's...

or you can wait for the speedplay syzr that's coming
09-22-11, 02:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 31,905
Posted By foofighter29er

ordered mine today, took advantage of their 2 day...

ordered mine today, took advantage of their 2 day 20% off one item sale! cant beat that
09-20-11, 09:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,811
Posted By foofighter29er

now you have something to look forward to next...

now you have something to look forward to next year!

I too am getting ready to get a cross bike, having a road bike is great but sometimes you just want to take that short cut or do some dirt,...
09-19-11, 11:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Posted By foofighter29er

did anyone notice that another rider right after...

did anyone notice that another rider right after Joey clipped the barrier as well?
09-19-11, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,432
Posted By foofighter29er

thanks the road pinarello being a 52.5 seems...

thanks the road pinarello being a 52.5 seems short but paired w/ a 100 stem it worked out nicely...also the pina's run bigger than the other compact frames. where i would run a 52 or so in a...
09-18-11, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,432
Posted By foofighter29er

Question about sizing now. This is what i'm...

Question about sizing now. This is what i'm currently running on my road bike. A 50 pinarello. and out of shear budgetary reasons and what i've gathered from my searches the Nashbar Steel CX bike...
09-14-11, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,432
Posted By foofighter29er

thank you! that helps. i got a chance to swing...

thank you! that helps. i got a chance to swing by Performance Bike to sit on a 52 Fuji and that felt really good so i have a very good idea on what to look for in terms of geo...just have to decide...
09-14-11, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,744
Posted By foofighter29er

what would be cool is if the SS had the ability...

what would be cool is if the SS had the ability to have a RD hanger on it so you can run gears later on...how cool would that be
09-13-11, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,432
Posted By foofighter29er

Might be taking a dive into the CX world & have sizing questions

I've been reading on some of the posts here and on other sites that even though the bikes maybe similar the fit on a cx vs a road bike are somewhat different. I have a limited budget and was looking...
09-13-11, 04:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,373
Posted By foofighter29er

I dunno, the parts lists on that Fantom is pretty...

I dunno, the parts lists on that Fantom is pretty darn good compared to the Jake...
Here's the list of parts for the Jake:
Frame Material Kona Race Light 7005 Aluminum Butted
Sizes 47, 49, 53, 56,...
09-10-11, 05:23 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 31,905
Posted By foofighter29er

bumping this to find out how many tooth the front...

bumping this to find out how many tooth the front CR's have
09-10-11, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,737
Posted By foofighter29er

that Mares that he got is a PB exclusive. I'm...

that Mares that he got is a PB exclusive. I'm looking at a couple options bikesdirect (SRAM) and nashbar (105) has a couple bike
09-10-11, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,737
Posted By foofighter29er

i need to swing by the local PB to see if they...

i need to swing by the local PB to see if they have any in my size, their web site is out of my size, im torn if i want 105 or a bike with SRAM Rival
09-09-11, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,737
Posted By foofighter29er

congrats that's a pretty good price...2011 or...

congrats that's a pretty good price...2011 or 2012?
08-22-11, 05:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,828
Posted By foofighter29er

sorry, been away. That saddle is comfy for me...

sorry, been away. That saddle is comfy for me may not be for you because it's such a subjective thing.

The bag is Mission Workshop bag
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-11, 12:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,093
Posted By foofighter29er

resurrecting this post and wanted to thank the OP...

resurrecting this post and wanted to thank the OP and the subsequent contributors (especially for people that dont have removable valve cores) this is awesome, it's an old thread so i'm not surprised...
06-26-11, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,248,044
Posted By foofighter29er

isnt it funny how you get so used to being...

isnt it funny how you get so used to being clipped in that when you're on regular platforms it doesnt feel right? same way when i mtn bike i feel uncomfortable when not clipped in
06-16-11, 10:06 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,241
Posted By foofighter29er

Sad day, when a bunch of riders gets plowed into by suspected drunk at a light while

http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local/los_angeles&id=8193912

information right now is sketchy but seems the driver didnt slow down for the light and elected to plow into the riders....
06-13-11, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,248,044
Posted By foofighter29er

My Dawes SST started off it's life as raw...

My Dawes SST started off it's life as raw aluminum and went under a make over

http://images51.fotki.com/v749/photos/5/58865/5210512/dawes_sst-vi.jpg

Thought I would do something a bit different...
06-12-11, 10:53 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 965,278
Posted By foofighter29er

Hey i had an A4 Avant as well, modded to the hilt...

Hey i had an A4 Avant as well, modded to the hilt i miss that car, but dont miss having to cut curbs to get up steep driveways though
06-10-11, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By foofighter29er

when i transitioned back to road biking i had a...

when i transitioned back to road biking i had a helluva time w/ elbow pain, wrist pain, neck pain and back pain. My body had grown accustomed to sitting more upright (mtn biking) and so it was...
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