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Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-17, 06:08 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

Thanks redfooj, keep up the childish antics. Do...

Thanks redfooj, keep up the childish antics. Do you even ride?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-17, 12:31 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

Good questions...my answers below I did not...

Good questions...my answers below

I did not use this bike on a trainer more than for maybe an hour or two. I originally built it for the trainer, ironically, but I ended up liking how it rode and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-17, 09:33 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

Is it possible to keep this thread on topic?

Is it possible to keep this thread on topic?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-17, 09:13 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

What would be the issue? They are replacing the...

What would be the issue? They are replacing the frame. How you pay doesn't affect the warranty with the manufacturer - if it did, I wouldn't have paid that way.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-17, 01:16 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

In my opinion only it suggests that the fork is...

In my opinion only it suggests that the fork is built properly.

Without obviously knowing all the details of your accident, I am assuming that if you T-boned into something straight on with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-17, 09:23 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

Hi Deepak - I'd lean towards the answer being...

Hi Deepak -
I'd lean towards the answer being yes - most carbon frames will break like that on a straight on impact. What is good to see is that the fork steerer tube looks intact.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-17, 09:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

how do you like it? Can you post a better pic...

how do you like it? Can you post a better pic would like to see the color!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-17, 07:45 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

Good point.

Good point.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-17, 12:55 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

it was never clamped there.

it was never clamped there.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 10:13 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

I'll let redfooj and MarcusTi sing you the...

I'll let redfooj and MarcusTi sing you the praises of Pay Pal, they probably have some koolaid left over too:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 05:40 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

Well if you go back and read my original thread...

Well if you go back and read my original thread redfooj clearly has a much deeper issue with how I conducted the transaction. Not that I give a s*** but I am annoyed. First of all I asked for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 04:03 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

Thanks for the sentiment. I believe the post...

Thanks for the sentiment.
I believe the post is 400mm in length, will check tonite.

Big/strong.... not really. 157-160lbs. race masters 123.
peak power is ~1300
FTP around 275

The Spec....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 03:47 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

That pic with the wonky seat angle was just to...

That pic with the wonky seat angle was just to get a quick pic posted since guys were asking to see the final buildup.
Actual install of the seat post was much lower.
I'll post a pic tonight that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 03:44 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

Could someone help me understand WTF redfooj is...

Could someone help me understand WTF redfooj is trying to communicate to me?

Redfooj - I'm sorry you're still butt hurt that I skipped out on a paypal fee 6 months ago. This thread is about...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 03:20 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

Maelochs I generally agree. But I personally...

Maelochs

I generally agree. But I personally wouldn't make too much out of of the two data points from one cyclist regarding either my riding style or the quality of carbon frames. It's way too...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 02:18 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

That's my plan, I will definitely post what I...

That's my plan, I will definitely post what I learn.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 01:59 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

Yes I agree - my confidence in the quality of the...

Yes I agree - my confidence in the quality of the manufacturing has definitely been significantly lowered.
I was intending to cut up the frame and have a contact in the frame industry inspect...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 01:53 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

Marcus, Redfooj, and other snowflakes who...

Marcus, Redfooj, and other snowflakes who continue to be offended that I skirted paypal fees....
I wonder if any of you have ever read what the Pay Pal protection actually covers?
It does NOT...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 01:48 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

Thanks. I have another 'non-chinese' frame that I...

Thanks. I have another 'non-chinese' frame that I ride; the deng fu was never meant to be my primary bike - but honestly it fit and rode so well that it became my bike of choice the last few months....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-17, 01:45 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

ok look who's back, the ultimate troll!...

ok look who's back, the ultimate troll! :roflmao2:
I think we've already had this discussion bro.

In any case, I received a prompt email from Deng Fu this morning (within 24 hours of sending my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-17, 08:03 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

seat post actually extends about 1.5" below where...

seat post actually extends about 1.5" below where that crack is
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-17, 07:14 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

Two different scenarios all together, 3 years...

Two different scenarios all together, 3 years apart. (FYI I'm only 160lbs, so it's not weight. )
The s-works cracked at both seat stays. Very small cracks, and it is possible one was because the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-17, 07:09 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

The eye roll was specifically in response to the...

The eye roll was specifically in response to the irony of your original comment.
In any case, I have had mixed results with these so called magical warranties - specialized refused to warranty my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-17, 05:50 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

I have NO interest in having it repaired. (I also...

I have NO interest in having it repaired. (I also didn't have my cracked 2014 S-Works repaired, for the record.)
It just me, but repairing a cracked carbon frame is like owning a car with a salvage...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-17, 05:48 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

but you'd buy an $800 frame... so what exactly is...

but you'd buy an $800 frame... so what exactly is your point?
:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-17, 04:49 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,083
Posted By 67stang

Update: Deng Fu R01/R02 - Broke it yesterday :)

Quick update to my post in March 2017 where I bought/built a Deng Fu R01 frameset.
http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1104138-dengfu-r01-r02-i-bought-built-one-4.html#post19586025

6 months...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-17, 08:19 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

ya I was in the process of adjusting the saddle...

ya I was in the process of adjusting the saddle when I took this pic.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-17, 11:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

https://goo.gl/photos/eVprcSUfV6b3gFnh7

https://goo.gl/photos/eVprcSUfV6b3gFnh7
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-17, 09:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

I've got a thousand miles on the bike...rides as...

I've got a thousand miles on the bike...rides as good as anything I've owned that was 5x the price. Standard steer tube... I don't have any experience with their carbon stems however.
Good luck,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-17, 02:51 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

Awfully defensive ain't ya... Stingy - yes. But...

Awfully defensive ain't ya...
Stingy - yes. But you go ahead and pay that bull**** PayPal insurance buddy. I bet you buy insurance at the blackjack table when the dealer shows an ace too. 😂
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-17, 12:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

insurance industry is entirely propped up by...

insurance industry is entirely propped up by gov't regulations. You can't opt out of these in the USA ....

car insurance
health insurance
homeowners insurance
mortgage insurance

the only...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-17, 10:10 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

yup...that's exactly why I didn't "participate"...

yup...that's exactly why I didn't "participate" in it via pay pal.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-17, 12:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

not mine, but I have the same color frame: ...

not mine, but I have the same color frame:

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a99/Crash716/IMG_0094.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-17, 11:40 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

Haha, I had a 6770 di2 10spd group in my parts...

Haha, I had a 6770 di2 10spd group in my parts bin; I put that on the BH and put the 11spd di2 from the BH on this bike. All worked out well - especially considering that I bought the 6770 off...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-17, 11:35 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

:D I know, I'm not 100% keen on the primer look,...

:D I know, I'm not 100% keen on the primer look, but it's growing on me.
I'm not going to rush to get it painted...not that important to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-17, 11:34 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

In your first reply to me you actually said...

In your first reply to me you actually said "voids any recourse in case of transactional errors", which is an implication of breaching something obviously....

Swat team? Ya, you're all over the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 06:17 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

Thanks. I only speak for myself on the PayPal...

Thanks. I only speak for myself on the PayPal matter.... I built and sold two businesses that processed lots of payments through pay pal. Their nearly 5% fee is, IMO, excessive. Once they merged with...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 04:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

Thank god... back on the subject of the bike! LOL...

Thank god... back on the subject of the bike! LOL
Yes, I wanted this look frankly:
https://i.ytimg.com/vi/eprCui8lrP4/maxresdefault.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 04:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

paid mostly via pay pal balance; with about $90...

paid mostly via pay pal balance; with about $90 on the cc tied to my pay pal. yes a small fee; but not the 4.7% on $712 applied by dengfu. make sense?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 04:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

You make a lot of patronizing assumptions and...

You make a lot of patronizing assumptions and kitschy one liners.
You'd make a good pay pal lower level employee, you tow the party line quite well.

But as it stands today; none of your sky is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 04:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

I bought a new car last year and went out of...

I bought a new car last year and went out of state to save on the sales tax - sheeit!, please school me on how I lost out on California consumer protection and bought a lemon :rolleyes:
Even worse,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 02:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

Ya I don't know. I don't think open mold...

Ya I don't know. I don't think open mold necessarily means exact specs to a white-labeled frame. It seems many of the chinese frames can be spec'd with different bottom brackets. So I suspect this is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 01:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

Who said my sensibilities were offended, cowboy?...

Who said my sensibilities were offended, cowboy? This was a thread about building a bicycle, your contribution was to point out nuances in the paypal transaction? Ok...good job.

Your "win win"...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 01:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

Ya that's what I've been told by some Cervelo...

Ya that's what I've been told by some Cervelo knowledgable folks...its the R5 open mold
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 11:23 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

no idea...didn't buy it for the weight. PRO is a...

no idea...didn't buy it for the weight. PRO is a Shimano brand, I'm sure you can find it on their site. This is not the carbon rail version fyi
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 11:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

I was wrong - just weight it, it is 15.1 Sorry!...

I was wrong - just weight it, it is 15.1
Sorry! When I weighed it before it was without bartape, cages, di2 battery and also a different all-carbon saddle

Anyway, I think you are right, it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 09:17 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

yup ...

yup
https://en.ciclimattio.com/s/pro-/stealth-carbon-saddle-2017/?id=18923&m=29259
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 08:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

Ya even when I had a SRAM-red SL4 Tarmac I could...

Ya even when I had a SRAM-red SL4 Tarmac I could not crack 14lbs.
I will weigh this bike and post a pic, it is probably a touch over 14 to be honest since I weighed it without cages and bar tape...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-17, 08:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

:thumb: I was warned there'd be some really smart...

:thumb: I was warned there'd be some really smart guys on the interwebs, but this is amazing.

LOL - first, I asked if I could pay that way, I wasn't interested in giving paypal a 5% commission. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-17, 11:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,568
Posted By 67stang

DengFu R01 build - continued

I did weigh the frameset and it was spot on at 870 grams; (the fork was 350 I think.)
I ordered a 54cm frameset, I am 5'11 and 160lbs. BB30 bottom bracket...they offer others but this add to the...
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