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08-02-18, 01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 46,732
Posted By Nick Bain

mine has weinman rims that say made in USA cool...

mine has weinman rims that say made in USA cool right? about to sell it for 80, in good shape i think its worth 100 at least, in my neck of the woods.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-18, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By Nick Bain

wow must have done some searching to find that,...

wow must have done some searching to find that, can't remember when and where I dropped that info! But yeah I practically stole it! Thing is I got for starting bid price and nobody else bidded! ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By Nick Bain

ok the more I measure the more confident I am its...

ok the more I measure the more confident I am its a 56. E & C match my bikes measurements and it is definitely an H2 fit. Also the mast is the shorter one, so I should be in the clear once I get a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-18, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By Nick Bain

Emonda SLR sizing help

I bought a demo bike off eBay and they said it was a 56. Set the seat mast all the way on high to minimum insertion but I need a couple more MM prob not a issue if it had 175 cranks instead of 172.5....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,825
Posted By Nick Bain

what time is it at. I can't listen to that guy...

what time is it at. I can't listen to that guy for more than I have to.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-18, 11:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By Nick Bain

what does good tuna sound like?

what does good tuna sound like?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-18, 07:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,908
Posted By Nick Bain

bling, money, don't care. I like 11 or 9 but not...

bling, money, don't care. I like 11 or 9 but not 10, something about not having a middle gear weirds me out. even though I am highly scientific.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,618
Posted By Nick Bain

Reading on wiki Greg changed his story multiple...

Reading on wiki Greg changed his story multiple times for why he could not compete. Lance was never dominant during that time and the only race they both competed in in 94 they both dropped out. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-18, 03:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,372
Posted By Nick Bain

All these gmc bike threads got me thinking its...

All these gmc bike threads got me thinking its somehow a good bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-18, 03:48 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,618
Posted By Nick Bain

no cause he annoying AF. The two probably cancel...

no cause he annoying AF. The two probably cancel each other out.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-18, 02:43 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,618
Posted By Nick Bain

I generally think that people that ride bikes...

I generally think that people that ride bikes seriously are morally superior to say everyone except maybe vegans.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-18, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By Nick Bain

Need some electronics

Have duo trap trek.

want
HR
Garmin?
Do they still make flight deck or something else now?

All in one if possible.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-18, 08:46 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,618
Posted By Nick Bain

I almost forgot about this little gem. Full...

I almost forgot about this little gem. Full circle right here folks. What a two faced punk to (put it cleanly).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNqmsGj_6rA
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-18, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By Nick Bain

When it breaks and its too worn to press it back...

When it breaks and its too worn to press it back together.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-18, 05:02 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,618
Posted By Nick Bain

Agreed, shamless, indirect, insensitive, and...

Agreed, shamless, indirect, insensitive, and subliminal marketing. I would not buy one based on that. They may not say it but you know everyone is thinking it.

Trek sued over use of the Farley...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-18, 04:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,244
Posted By Nick Bain

+1 looks like defect. missing rubber, not seeing...

+1 looks like defect. missing rubber, not seeing any abrasion or physical damage that you would typically see on the bead.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-18, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By Nick Bain

Poll, how to pedal a bike?

I seem to always face this conundrum perhaps more so when I am undertrained or overtrained. Usually a non issue with platform pedals and street shoes. Comes more into play with "clipless" pedals.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-18, 03:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,803
Posted By Nick Bain

I still like their stuff and it always seem fresh...

I still like their stuff and it always seem fresh to me but I only watch a bit of it about only once a fortnight. Can only handle so much british I think is why.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-18, 03:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,967
Posted By Nick Bain

interesting, Trek does not say the SLR is Hi-mod...

interesting, Trek does not say the SLR is Hi-mod or stiffer, Just better and lighter. Did some research and found no further information on this. I got an SLR emonda but won't be riding it until...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-18, 03:26 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,618
Posted By Nick Bain

He could have gone about it a better way. I...

He could have gone about it a better way. I think he could not wait to denigrate Lance once he got the chance to as his career was greatly overshadowed by the Lance story. If he was smart he should...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-18, 06:14 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,618
Posted By Nick Bain

I never bought trek because I thought they were...

I never bought trek because I thought they were overpriced under spec'd and always seemed heavier than the competition with their blocky bontrager components. Whats funny is there was some elitist...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,195
Posted By Nick Bain

MNJRC site says age 17 and up is unrestricted. ...

MNJRC site says age 17 and up is unrestricted.


Also when he says serious, to me that means 11, anything less would be just trying it out. imho
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 12:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,894
Posted By Nick Bain

Just curious how you ended up with pretty much...

Just curious how you ended up with pretty much all different drive components than what your used to? I am worried that it won't fit your riding style as it is not one but two steps away from...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 12:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,894
Posted By Nick Bain

ish, that don't blong on a rode bike. Looks...

ish, that don't blong on a rode bike. Looks like long cage.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 12:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,195
Posted By Nick Bain

"You don't need it" "but its nice to have" So...

"You don't need it" "but its nice to have" So you want to argue or agree? lol. This is why I need to get away from this forum to many people just instinctively want to argue.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 11:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,894
Posted By Nick Bain

does it come with a mid-cage derailure though?

does it come with a mid-cage derailure though?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,195
Posted By Nick Bain

If you want to race now 11 speed or bust. If you...

If you want to race now 11 speed or bust. If you want to just train and go on group rides something less would be ok. Remember the more you pay now the higher the resale if you have to.

Regards.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-18, 11:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,311
Posted By Nick Bain

The first time I tried it, I felt like the bike...

The first time I tried it, I felt like the bike wanted to come out from under me. Never tried again. I feel like it was not spaced properly though as I just hoped on someones else at the indoor...
03-29-18, 11:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,133
Posted By Nick Bain

wow talk about overproducing. I hope they...

wow talk about overproducing.

I hope they don't have as many guns laying around.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-18, 09:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,040
Posted By Nick Bain

wow!

wow!
03-27-18, 09:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 17,168
Posted By Nick Bain

next go around I definitely will look into that...

next go around I definitely will look into that also a wooden bike wood be cool. renovo.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-18, 09:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,040
Posted By Nick Bain

Judging by your post count you could spend more...

Judging by your post count you could spend more time riding and less time 5%#$ posting.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-18, 08:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,040
Posted By Nick Bain

It matters to me that if one wanted to buy a Trek...

It matters to me that if one wanted to buy a Trek frame made in US they could but that is no longer an option or is becoming less an option.
It seems like no big deal at first but once the US starts...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-18, 08:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,040
Posted By Nick Bain

that was an answer to a different question.

that was an answer to a different question.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-18, 05:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,040
Posted By Nick Bain

Im happy to pay that or 50% more for usa made...

Im happy to pay that or 50% more for usa made products such as Hed. instead of buying knockoff reverse engineered intellectual property rights violated chinese stuff. That can possibly one day...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-18, 04:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,040
Posted By Nick Bain

Just found a 2015 emonda slr on eBay and bought...

Just found a 2015 emonda slr on eBay and bought it. Usa made, asian price paid. :):):):):)
Just keeping my fingers crossed until it arrives!!!
03-25-18, 04:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 17,168
Posted By Nick Bain

go on eBay and buy the last of the US made emonda...

go on eBay and buy the last of the US made emonda slr's which is what i just did.
03-25-18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 17,168
Posted By Nick Bain

sigh, this is different. I am talking about the...

sigh, this is different. I am talking about the TOP MODELS. therefore making it relevant. the high ends were mostly built in the US.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-18, 03:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,040
Posted By Nick Bain

yeah it is real news cause Im talking about the...

yeah it is real news cause Im talking about the top level frames which were always made in usa.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-18, 11:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,040
Posted By Nick Bain

Trek USA

SO it seems the top models are no longer made in USA. since maybe 2017 or so. I can not find any evidence that they are on the website. Based on used model searches it seem 2015 or 16 is that...
03-25-18, 11:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 17,168
Posted By Nick Bain

From the looks of it, the top models are no...

From the looks of it, the top models are no longer made in USA from 2017 up. and it looks as though project ones are just painted in USA nowadays.
03-19-18, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By Nick Bain

it band

quick question, 1st off I have not ridden since august. I have tight hips and it it bands from standing a lot and being on ladders and sitting.

Would a recovery style riding of easy spinning...
03-19-18, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By Nick Bain

how wide

how do you know how wide your pedal stance should be?

I read that fat bikes were potential problem due to the width of cranks but I never had any issues with mine. Feel like I have more...
03-19-18, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By Nick Bain

yeah!, if i don't want to go just use a hammer...

yeah!, if i don't want to go just use a hammer with piece of wood so it doesn't dent the metal if to small just filling in with duct tape or jb weld.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-17, 10:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,034
Posted By Nick Bain

your math is cute but it negates the fact of the...

your math is cute but it negates the fact of the overall structure of the wheel. An equal triangle will be harder to tip over than an unequal offset triangle. Your math may make sense but when...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-17, 07:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,034
Posted By Nick Bain

I believe all of you math may be irrelevant due...

I believe all of you math may be irrelevant due to the fact that spokes can and will flex. Either way I think it's time to whip out a tension gauge.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-17, 06:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,034
Posted By Nick Bain

But your forgetting about the transitional...

But your forgetting about the transitional equivalency factor where you divide the angle of the stiffer side by the weaker side which is 1.75 and multiply that factor by the new sine value and you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-17, 04:24 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 19,395
Posted By Nick Bain

1x is only a benefit for off road riding where...

1x is only a benefit for off road riding where they make the front chain ring small to clear obstacles and you don't need that high of speed and trying to eliminate chain drops. That being said my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-17, 03:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,034
Posted By Nick Bain

:foo::crash::geek: Really it depends...

:foo::crash::geek:



Really it depends on how wide the hub flanges are. I don't know how you can say it is less stiff by making the angles more even. More even = more even tension across the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-17, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,571
Posted By Nick Bain

how has no one been triggered by this yet? Dare...

how has no one been triggered by this yet? Dare I alert the caddict posters this would be downright blasphemous to them!


Also take the ALR cause you are only going 1 hour.
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