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07-26-10, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,424
Posted By CPFITNESS

the carbon fork would probably look out of place...

the carbon fork would probably look out of place but I'm just trying to create a ride for functional purposes. the nishiki rides quite nicely now as is, but this seems like a good opportunity to...
07-26-10, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,424
Posted By CPFITNESS

please keep typing, your proving yourself to be...

please keep typing, your proving yourself to be quite the socially competent one.
07-26-10, 08:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,424
Posted By CPFITNESS

One thing about NYC is that a lot of these frames...

One thing about NYC is that a lot of these frames will look beatup a lot more than in other places because we have to lock everything, everywhere, for any length of time. My 5 month old Rapid looks...
07-26-10, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,424
Posted By CPFITNESS

If you don't have something productive related to...

If you don't have something productive related to the topic of the thread that I started, kindly stay out of it. You have a lot of nerve taking something completely out of context and completely...
07-26-10, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,424
Posted By CPFITNESS

The craigslist ad originally had 2 pics in it,...

The craigslist ad originally had 2 pics in it, when i emailed the seller he took all day to get back to me and he does ahve a bit of a weird email address so I'm definately suspect, somewhat. he...
07-26-10, 07:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,424
Posted By CPFITNESS

doesn't include the fork but I have a carbon...

doesn't include the fork but I have a carbon fiber fork from nashbar that I'd be putting in it.
07-26-10, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,424
Posted By CPFITNESS

Time is a non issue, I'm a personal trainer so i...

Time is a non issue, I'm a personal trainer so i work early mornings starting at 5:30 or 6:30 am and am usually done by 11 at the latest. then I don't work again until 6pm usually so the middle of my...
07-26-10, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,424
Posted By CPFITNESS

Fuji Espree Quad butted Valite

I have an opportunity to buy a Fuji Espree quad butted valite frame. I believe it's an 85, seller hasn't gotten back to me with serial #'s but it's quad butted and it has waterbottle braze ons as...
07-25-10, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By CPFITNESS

go to your local gym and take a couple of classes...

go to your local gym and take a couple of classes and you will get the feel for how they simulate some on road stuff.
07-24-10, 06:18 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,194
Posted By CPFITNESS

money comes and money goes, even if you only make...

money comes and money goes, even if you only make 20k a year 200 bucks is a mere 1% of your annual income so go for it. you'll always make more money, you may not get this opportunity again.
07-24-10, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By CPFITNESS

ya know, I am big fan of the mph at 90rpm...

ya know, I am big fan of the mph at 90rpm calculation. I like MPH it's a much more tangible unit of measure and I'm always trying to keep my cadence up since I have a blown acl in my left knee.
07-24-10, 11:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,497
Posted By CPFITNESS

nashbar has their own rebranded microshift stuff...

nashbar has their own rebranded microshift stuff for cheap, I may pick some up since it's cheap.
07-24-10, 11:26 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 37,598
Posted By CPFITNESS

Peter, I have actually enjoyed a few of your...

Peter, I have actually enjoyed a few of your recent posts. While your not exactly a ball full of happiness, you are far LESS negative than you were in the past. Your Pepsi habit has truly reached an...
Forum: Northeast
07-24-10, 10:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,179
Posted By CPFITNESS

The camera is positioned high overhead. It is...

The camera is positioned high overhead. It is quite plausible that there is a time when that cyclist is underneath the train tracks that they can look to the left and see what kind of traffic is...
Forum: Northeast
07-24-10, 06:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,179
Posted By CPFITNESS

so a good cyclist waits until he is in an...

so a good cyclist waits until he is in an intersection to look and see if any traffic is coming? real ****ing smart. Give me a break, he should have been looking to his left well before he hit that...
Forum: Northeast
07-23-10, 08:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,179
Posted By CPFITNESS

I'm curious, what video are you watching because...

I'm curious, what video are you watching because the video i'm watching doesn't have a tractor trailer truck in it, it has a big rig with a flatbed behind it, NOT a trailer. not much of an issue for...
07-23-10, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,707
Posted By CPFITNESS

awesome info guys, just what i was looking for. ...

awesome info guys, just what i was looking for. I'm gonna pick up 2 or 3 of them at those prices. one for the vintage and one to replace the mangled up 2200 series on my rapid 3. I got ran off the...
07-23-10, 05:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,319
Posted By CPFITNESS

My 83 nishiki century I'd much faster than my...

My 83 nishiki century I'd much faster than my 2010 giant rapid. By about 2 full minutes on a 6 mile loop I ride in central park. However we are talking about significant geometry differences (drop...
07-23-10, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,707
Posted By CPFITNESS

Shimano Tourney TX-31 and TX-51RD

These are all over the place for dirt cheap. Anyone have any experience with them? what are the diffeences between the 2 model numbers. I presently have a 14-34 megarange 7speed freewheel on my...
Forum: Northeast
07-23-10, 07:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,179
Posted By CPFITNESS

but the cops didn't leave the scene, they stayed,...

but the cops didn't leave the scene, they stayed, helped the person and then left. It's not as if it was a hit and run. There is no doubt in my mind it was an accident, accidents happen. It...
Forum: Northeast
07-23-10, 07:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,549
Posted By CPFITNESS

east river bike way sucks not to mention it ends...

east river bike way sucks not to mention it ends around 34th street because of the UN so you still need to ride the streets to get to 68th street. (it resumes again at 60th street, no point in...
07-23-10, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By CPFITNESS

literally, you do. they are dangerous to walk in,...

literally, you do. they are dangerous to walk in, not so bad if there is dirt around but they are death on pavement. I live in nyc and people see me walking in my socks down the street like I'm...
07-22-10, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By CPFITNESS

Yeah, we kinda figured that out. I just bought...

Yeah, we kinda figured that out. I just bought my first set last week but I have look style pedals from nashbar with look bindings. The look pedals have a larger platform so you get better leverage...
Forum: Northeast
07-22-10, 08:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,179
Posted By CPFITNESS

lol, I wonder why the political correctness...

lol, I wonder why the political correctness police aren't after you but they got all over me? Must be because I'm black.
Forum: Northeast
07-22-10, 10:00 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,179
Posted By CPFITNESS

How dare you say such a thing!! You must be an...

How dare you say such a thing!! You must be an evil person making such sexist and stereotypical statements.
Forum: Northeast
07-22-10, 08:20 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,019
Posted By CPFITNESS

lol, whatever will I do? i got another flat...

lol, whatever will I do? i got another flat yesterday with no pump. Guess what, I got off , changed the tire, and walked the whopping 2 blocks to the motorcycle shop. "Excuse me, would you guys...
Forum: Northeast
07-22-10, 08:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,179
Posted By CPFITNESS

nothing wrong with that but surely you must admit...

nothing wrong with that but surely you must admit your not as nimble as you were at 25? I'm only 32 and theres things that I could do at 22 that i can't now. It;s called an accident for a reason. ...
07-22-10, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,343
Posted By CPFITNESS

I think we all like to tinker, that is half the...

I think we all like to tinker, that is half the fun, but it just seems like with the ability to have so many gears on the back of our bikes, going through swapping out cranks is a bit much. I just...
07-22-10, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,343
Posted By CPFITNESS

If you are dead set on 9 speed, there is a "High...

If you are dead set on 9 speed, there is a "High and Wide" std offering from shimano that is 11,12,13,14,16,18,21,24,28 that is very close to what you are looking for ...
07-22-10, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,343
Posted By CPFITNESS

11 (http://sheldonbrown.com/harris/k7.html#11) 13...

11 (http://sheldonbrown.com/harris/k7.html#11) 13 15 18 21 24 28 32 is what you have now

11 (http://sheldonbrown.com/harris/k7.html#11) 13 15 17 19 21 24 28
would probably pleasantly surprise...
07-22-10, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,343
Posted By CPFITNESS

Personally I would keep it 8 speeds and go to an...

Personally I would keep it 8 speeds and go to an 11-28 cassette which is 11,13,15,17,19,21,24,28. It would simply be a matter of buying a $30 cassette ...
07-22-10, 05:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By CPFITNESS

I just had a sealed unit put in, very simple. As...

I just had a sealed unit put in, very simple. As for brake pads I wouldn't sweat that unless they are badly worn. Otherwise sounds like your on top of it. What kind of bike is it?
07-22-10, 03:07 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 37,598
Posted By CPFITNESS

lol, your kidding right? saying it and doing it...

lol, your kidding right? saying it and doing it are two different things. I'm not trying to give him a hard time about it. He's come a long way and the biggest obstacle to his weightl loss...
07-21-10, 08:55 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 37,598
Posted By CPFITNESS

shoulder surgery is brutal but my friend got his...

shoulder surgery is brutal but my friend got his done in december and he was playing golf with me again in may and really able to swing the club for the first time ever. he wishes he did it 3 years...
07-21-10, 08:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 902
Posted By CPFITNESS

you need to tell these people about your...

you need to tell these people about your nutrition because quite honestly, you didn't ride an extraordinary amount of miles. A very solid amount, don't get me wrong, but to drop 70lbs one would...
07-21-10, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,410
Posted By CPFITNESS

many will probably tell you not to, like they...

many will probably tell you not to, like they told me with my road bike but I say do it. It's a great way to learn and get your feet wet and you can always take the parts and migrate them over to...
07-21-10, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,591
Posted By CPFITNESS

I have to disagree with this somewhat. I took a...

I have to disagree with this somewhat. I took a 32 lb nishiki century and rebuilt it and got it down to 24 lbs and took it to a 21 speed from a 10 speed. It's an old high ten frame. Turning his...
Forum: Northeast
07-21-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,179
Posted By CPFITNESS

The car wasn't moving all that fast and his...

The car wasn't moving all that fast and his sirens were on. The cyclist had the right of way but I'm not sure how right of way comes into play when an emergency vehicle has sirens on. It's awfully...
Forum: Northeast
07-21-10, 07:40 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,019
Posted By CPFITNESS

Thanks for taking it there buddy. And leave the...

Thanks for taking it there buddy. And leave the tough talk for guys like me that can actually back it up.
Forum: Northeast
07-21-10, 07:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,179
Posted By CPFITNESS

the cyclist isn't in the wrong but is obviously...

the cyclist isn't in the wrong but is obviously very poor at handling a bike. then i hear it's a 61 year old asian guy and couldn't help but chuckle a bit. all the cops had to do was file a report,...
07-21-10, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,410
Posted By CPFITNESS

With that said, search eBay you will find some...

With that said, search eBay you will find some good truvativ mtb cranks with bottom bracket for $30 which will fix your initial issue but long term you prob need something better.
07-21-10, 04:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,514
Posted By CPFITNESS

Sorry for coming off a bit overzealous but mike...

Sorry for coming off a bit overzealous but mike mills seems to be captain safety. I'm all for riding a safe bike, but many of the statements made were misleading and fear inspiring. Is it that hard...
07-21-10, 12:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,889
Posted By CPFITNESS

just to add, this isn't really an ethics...

just to add, this isn't really an ethics question, it's a legal question. you better be DAMN sure that you aren't breaking any laws if you get this bike made. Ethically, if this is patented stuff...
07-21-10, 12:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,889
Posted By CPFITNESS

i don't doubt the workmanship. its probably...

i don't doubt the workmanship. its probably gonna get mad in the same damn factory that makes the $4000 bike! This stuff happens in the golf world all the time. I never buy OEM golf products, I...
07-21-10, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,100
Posted By CPFITNESS

save your money, shimano makes 13-28 and they are...

save your money, shimano makes 13-28 and they are $20 not $50 like IRD. I honestly think you should consider the crank swap as well. I just got back in from a ride and on gentle downhills i was...
07-21-10, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,100
Posted By CPFITNESS

I'm a noobie so anyone chime in and correct me if...

I'm a noobie so anyone chime in and correct me if I'm wrong but

1. On a modern bike if it's 7 speed in the back it could definately be a FREEWHEEL and not a casette. We just had this come up...
07-21-10, 06:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 742
Posted By CPFITNESS

one last tip. When you install the tire on the...

one last tip. When you install the tire on the rim match up the tire logo with the valve stem on the tube. Then when you find the puncture, you can specifically check that part of the tire to see...
07-20-10, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By CPFITNESS

yep i agree. btw, I don't like the idea of the...

yep i agree. btw, I don't like the idea of the girl having a bunch of say in the parts. I can totally see her wanting one thing, then changing her mind and wanting another, so on and so forth. ...
07-20-10, 10:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,514
Posted By CPFITNESS

Umm most of the collective advice was that he...

Umm most of the collective advice was that he should sell the bike because the selfish ******bags on the forum are more interested in geting something for themselves than helping him out. Idiotic...
Forum: Northeast
07-20-10, 09:44 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,019
Posted By CPFITNESS

nobody helped me change a flat. In the time...

nobody helped me change a flat.
In the time the old man was pumping his tire up, I took my tire off, put the new tube in and mounted it. I was waiting for him to finish pumping. then it took me a...
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