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06-27-11, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By Red Horn

Rigid High Quality 29ER Steel (Sanko/Reynolds)

I transplanted myself from Mid-West to the CA desert. Intend to ride locally and not attack any major hills. LBS has a green Redline Monocog Flight that caught my eye. Could not find any info on it...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-11, 11:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,309
Posted By Red Horn

Did you get it? I seem to have now set my sights...

Did you get it? I seem to have now set my sights on a 2011 Carbon 6 Apex as my first high quality road bike. Anyone else got any input on the 11 Apex equiped 6?
09-10-10, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,432
Posted By Red Horn

Yes. Have not touched shifter. Thought all...

Yes. Have not touched shifter. Thought all adjustment is at barrel / rod. Seems disconnected (zero tension) it will default to third and then as chain is pulled out of hub changes to lower gear(s). I...
09-10-10, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,432
Posted By Red Horn

Brand new bike.

Brand new bike.
09-09-10, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,432
Posted By Red Horn

SRAM T3 Help Needed

I've got a beach cruiser with a T3 shifter. Can not get it to engage all three gears. Followed SRAM's online tune doccument and still can not get first gear (I think 1st). I shift into 3rd and adjust...
07-27-10, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Red Horn

Have decided 37's would work out OK too. Will...

Have decided 37's would work out OK too. Will they fit?
07-25-10, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Red Horn

Will 42's Fit

On a C'Dale Cyclocross 5?
07-25-10, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By Red Horn

City Bike in Adams Morgan. They say they have...

City Bike in Adams Morgan. They say they have Masi's at their other shop.
07-18-10, 07:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,568
Posted By Red Horn

How tall are you?

How tall are you?
07-15-10, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By Red Horn

As do I :thumb: ... I visited a LBD here...

As do I :thumb: ...


I visited a LBD here in DC after they told me they had a Masi CX I could check out :). Unfortunetely it was the typical sales B.S. to get you into shop. They do not stock a...
07-11-10, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By Red Horn

I am in good position. Looking at the site photos...

I am in good position. Looking at the site photos I would be happy with either the wine or rootbeer color ;) ...
07-10-10, 08:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By Red Horn

I have experiences riding steel. My first quality...

I have experiences riding steel. My first quality bike was a Peugeot lugged 10 speed in the 70's. Followed by a Trek 12 speed in the 80's. My first and only alloy is an M2 added mid 90's. I would not...
07-10-10, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By Red Horn

Please delete. System lagged and double posted :(...

Please delete. System lagged and double posted :(

Sorry...
07-10-10, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By Red Horn

At a couple hundred over budget how would a Masi...

At a couple hundred over budget how would a Masi Special CX; http://www.masibikes.com/steel/speciale-cx/

Hold up to his weight?
07-10-10, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By Red Horn

Steel CX Bike

Anyone have experienced based comments on the; http://www.masibikes.com/steel/speciale-cx/ ?

I kinda have my eye on it for DC around town riding and hopefully a little racing if I get strong...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-10, 01:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 29,012
Posted By Red Horn

I am new to internal gear hub tech and looking at...

I am new to internal gear hub tech and looking at two bikes with SRAM 5 and 7 speed non brake hubs. The bikes appear to be identical except hubs. Seven speed is listed as having a S7 and five a P5....
Forum: BMX
08-20-09, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By Red Horn

$10 off $60 or more NJH550BK $20 off $125 or...

$10 off $60 or more NJH550BK
$20 off $125 or more NJH650BK
Forum: BMX
08-18-09, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,739
Posted By Red Horn

They come from Germany. What have you ever seen...

They come from Germany. What have you ever seen cheaply priced from there? Very nice bikes overall, but should be a little lower IMO especially with the house branded Salt components. The Eclat...
Forum: BMX
08-18-09, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,464
Posted By Red Horn

Sorry those don't go hand in hand. With...

Sorry those don't go hand in hand.

With what you intend to do it would be a waste of $ IMO. You get what you pay for holds true with BMX completes.

The best value I could find in a full CroMo...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-09, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By Red Horn

Familiar With Giant?

I am looking to get a bike next month to become more fit. I'm 44 and generally in good health. Currently I ride a beach cruiser around town with no problems. I have a lot of interest in the Giant...
Forum: BMX
04-22-09, 12:04 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 135,385
Posted By Red Horn

^^ It takes a few years of solid practice to be...

^^ It takes a few years of solid practice to be able to pull off serious tricks. He will enjoy any quality bike he gets now. IMHO it's better to get a nice CroMo complete and not have to get another...
Forum: BMX
04-22-09, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By Red Horn

Want a really good deal on a great bike? ...

Want a really good deal on a great bike?
...
12-16-08, 02:35 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,295
Posted By Red Horn

^ LBS assist?

^ LBS assist?
Forum: Commuting
11-25-08, 06:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,326
Posted By Red Horn

Those seem very made with some nice features. I...

Those seem very made with some nice features. I like the "box" design as opposed to the usual envelopes. I wish they had more photos of bag in action. I would like to see how they actually sit when...
Forum: BMX
11-23-08, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By Red Horn

+1 One of 2008's best bikes. For 09 they...

+1

One of 2008's best bikes. For 09 they went non full CroMo :(.
Forum: BMX
11-21-08, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,742
Posted By Red Horn

http://i318.photobucket.com/albums/mm438/pobox1475...

http://i318.photobucket.com/albums/mm438/pobox1475/BMX-miniature-bike-s.jpg
Forum: BMX
11-20-08, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,742
Posted By Red Horn

I would not buy it. How small are you? There are...

I would not buy it. How small are you? There are some decent small completes out this year. Mirraco has some worth looking.
Forum: BMX
11-20-08, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By Red Horn

Go wit a 21 or at least 20.75". Get full CroMo...

Go wit a 21 or at least 20.75". Get full CroMo and sealed hubs/BB. Worth every penny. The new Black Eye Park Pro (20.75) and 08 Verde Modus 21" come to mind. http://oldskoolcycles.com/Verde_Modus.aspx
Forum: BMX
11-20-08, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By Red Horn

FourtyFour :50: :thumb:

FourtyFour :50: :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
11-18-08, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,338
Posted By Red Horn

I am seriously considering the 700c Hakkapeliitta...

I am seriously considering the 700c Hakkapeliitta W240 for a new CX I plan to get soon for my 8 mile RT commute. http://www.peterwhitecycles.com/studdedtires.asp Just waiting for more...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-08, 05:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 26,291
Posted By Red Horn

The bike I want comes 36/46 & 12-25 with a long...

The bike I want comes 36/46 & 12-25 with a long (mid I guess) RD. Since it
has a double in front would it be better with a short cage? I am under the belief that the shorter the
cage the faster the...
11-18-08, 10:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,752
Posted By Red Horn

Yes, it is "negligent" driving and they do issue...

Yes, it is "negligent" driving and they do issue citations for it. In this case I can not see how that did not happen at the very least. Tuning the radio is not part of operating (safely) a vehicle...
11-17-08, 07:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,752
Posted By Red Horn

???

???
11-17-08, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,752
Posted By Red Horn

The key issue here is that he was not an active...

The key issue here is that he was not an active (on duty) cop at the time but an active cyclist :(.
11-15-08, 05:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,116
Posted By Red Horn

Go with the Motobecane Fantom Cross UNO. Best...

Go with the Motobecane Fantom Cross UNO. Best value by far :thumb:.
11-15-08, 05:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,752
Posted By Red Horn

After being rear ended a few times while stopped...

After being rear ended a few times while stopped in traffic while on a motorcycle (once by another motorcycle!) I for one will not ever be a "sitting duck" to become smashed between 4000+ lbs of...
11-15-08, 03:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,752
Posted By Red Horn

Utterly absurd! Negligently kill someone and not...

Utterly absurd! Negligently kill someone and not even parole!!!??? This is surely one way to not make motorists see the danger they pose to other rightful users of the road ways. :(
Forum: Commuting
11-15-08, 02:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,326
Posted By Red Horn

Upon further review their Roll Top Packs;...

Upon further review their Roll Top Packs; http://www.chromebags.com/products/bags/show/31/ Make even more sense for me. Dual straps, padded back and exterior pockets. But the $, ouch!
Forum: Commuting
11-15-08, 01:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,326
Posted By Red Horn

Chrome Messenger Packs

After casually following this thread I decided to visit Chrome's site. I don't think there has been a mention of their Messenger Packs; http://www.chromebags.com/products/bags/packs/ Seems as they...
11-15-08, 10:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,116
Posted By Red Horn

I also disagree. It kinda reminds me of a two...

I also disagree. It kinda reminds me of a two wheeled pedal Subaru Outback Turbo. Capable almost every where :winter2:.
11-15-08, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,123
Posted By Red Horn

I would not. With most carbon products the top...

I would not. With most carbon products the top epoxy/resin layer that contains the graphics/color is instrumental in the integrity and strength in the finished material.
11-15-08, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 902
Posted By Red Horn

This may go on foooooorever with the "other"...

This may go on foooooorever with the "other" category thrown in the selections :rolleyes:.
11-15-08, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 902
Posted By Red Horn

Darn, if you keep that up (posting more Tri-X...

Darn, if you keep that up (posting more Tri-X virtues) I may have to get one instead of just voting for it :ride:.
11-15-08, 08:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 835
Posted By Red Horn

False. Ti absorbs more rode vibrations than...

False. Ti absorbs more rode vibrations than aluminum and is closer to steel with a different feel all together.

Which was my first point in the first thread started.
Forum: BMX
11-14-08, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By Red Horn

Not much difference visually or function wise...

Not much difference visually or function wise from 28/10 to 25/9 except 25/9 will wear a little faster. IMO run the 28 til it wears then go to 25 if you desire. Don't dump $ into fixing what ain't...
11-14-08, 02:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 835
Posted By Red Horn

With the clearance on the Tri-X you could have...

With the clearance on the Tri-X you could have some meaty rubber to off set this and still run fenders.
11-14-08, 12:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,116
Posted By Red Horn

Another cheaper alternative;...

Another cheaper alternative; http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/uno.htm

Still enough clearance for tires and fenders like the Specialized. Seriously doubt you would part with it even...
11-13-08, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By Red Horn

Eccentric Bikes

I ran across this one and it completely intrigued me; http://www.salsacycles.com/fargoComp09.html

Have you seen anything unusual?
11-13-08, 06:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,116
Posted By Red Horn

Did you ride the Tri-X? Kinda apples to oranges I...

Did you ride the Tri-X? Kinda apples to oranges I feel. Compare the gearing and parts. Ultimately it should come down to the frames.
11-13-08, 03:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,116
Posted By Red Horn

Sure you didn't have too much already :twitchy: ?...

Sure you didn't have too much already :twitchy: ?

benmanship, I hope my answer was accurate enough to answer you question. Enjoy your new venture :).
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