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Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-15, 01:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,604
Posted By Capecodder

Crappy pictures and little info because half the...

Crappy pictures and little info because half the bikes on CL are stolen.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-15, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,177
Posted By Capecodder

The price difference is $150... I'm not...

The price difference is $150... I'm not concerned about the rear cassette being 28T that's if fine, my main concern is shiftability. I would rather use the extra money on new shoes and pedals is...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-15, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,177
Posted By Capecodder

Trek 1.2 C or 1.5 C

I'm looking for a new road bike and have narrowed it down to the 2015 Trek 1.2 C and 1.5 C.... It will be used for fitness and not for racing. I normally ride approx 100 miles per week. Will the...
Replies: 3
Views: 3,678
Posted By Capecodder

Shogun 800 Pristine

I'm going to have a look at a Shogun 800 and it's said to be in pristine condition (all original) and original owner. What do you think it's worth?

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-12, 08:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,840
Posted By Capecodder

BG Fit is a bunch of bull, period !!!!

BG Fit is a bunch of bull, period !!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-12, 06:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By Capecodder

If you want to go with colored tires either the...

If you want to go with colored tires either the black/white or black/grey........
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-12, 04:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By Capecodder

The rear spacing on a 12 speed is 126mm and you...

The rear spacing on a 12 speed is 126mm and you really do not need to cold set the frame. You can spread the drops enough to slide the rear wheel in place, and it will work just fine. You will need...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-12, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,863
Posted By Capecodder

I have a GT series 3 and love it, and I...

I have a GT series 3 and love it, and I personally think Giant bikes suck JMO.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-12, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 775
Posted By Capecodder

Depends a lot on your riding style, power and...

Depends a lot on your riding style, power and weight, but Chain-L is the best lube on the market IMHO....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-12, 05:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 667
Posted By Capecodder

Well, if you need to ask these questions....... ...

Well, if you need to ask these questions....... You most likely not capable of doing the job yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By Capecodder

Drink Beer.....

Drink Beer.....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By Capecodder

If the rims are NOT hook rims do not inflate over...

If the rims are NOT hook rims do not inflate over 80-90lbs or the tire may blow off the rim.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By Capecodder

Wrong...... What it's worth, and what someone is...

Wrong...... What it's worth, and what someone is willing to pay are two different things. Just cause someone is willing to pay $1000.00 for something doesn't mean it's worth it. Rule of thumb has...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By Capecodder

1/2 of what you paid is what it's worth........

1/2 of what you paid is what it's worth........
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-12, 04:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By Capecodder

Happy Father's Day To All

Just wanted to wish all the other Father's here a Happy Father's Dayhttp://img99.imageshack.us/img99/1482/hurray.gif (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/99/hurray.gif/)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-12, 04:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,273
Posted By Capecodder

Looks like the RD snapped in two...... Were the...

Looks like the RD snapped in two...... Were the pulleys the correct size for the drive train? I'm not sure how the pulleys could have done this unless they were the incorrect application or...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-12, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,127
Posted By Capecodder

It is a huge difference..... I run 50/34 with a...

It is a huge difference..... I run 50/34 with a 11/25 cassette and I almost never shift to the 34T ring. We have only a couple big hills here, and I dropped to the 34T ring but did not need to get...
06-15-12, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,941
Posted By Capecodder

Buy the correct shim or bars and do the job...

Buy the correct shim or bars and do the job correctly.......
06-12-12, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By Capecodder

If it's rusted through, junk it...... if not...

If it's rusted through, junk it...... if not then sand and paint it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-12, 10:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,652
Posted By Capecodder

Go get set up by someone who knows what they are...

Go get set up by someone who knows what they are doing, none of these people are going to help you over the internet.
06-12-12, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,119
Posted By Capecodder

What dsbrantjr means is, pedal gently when riding...

What dsbrantjr means is, pedal gently when riding and trying to shift. When your riding you have a load on the drive train and in the stand you have no load. Here is a link that should help. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-12, 05:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,432
Posted By Capecodder

Osprey Packs are among the best. I like the...

Osprey Packs are among the best. I like the Raptor model.
06-12-12, 03:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By Capecodder

Cut the old ones off with a razor or knife. ...

Cut the old ones off with a razor or knife. Spray a bit of hair spray in the new ones and slide them on, and let dry overnight.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-12, 03:59 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 18,321
Posted By Capecodder

Funny how you have time to respond to all this,...

Funny how you have time to respond to all this, but no time to respond to wheel inquries..........
06-11-12, 05:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 920
Posted By Capecodder

I really would like one of these!! I think this...

I really would like one of these!! I think this will be my next purchase....
06-10-12, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 920
Posted By Capecodder

Your doing it the best way by removing, and...

Your doing it the best way by removing, and soaking it. Chain washers are nothing but a huge mess, and do not work that well.
06-10-12, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By Capecodder

[QUOTE=sr panadero;14336369]thank you I will...

[QUOTE=sr panadero;14336369]thank you I will measure the chainline when i get home... if it is not 45mm in the front, does that mean my BB spindle length is too long? thank you


If it's less...
06-10-12, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By Capecodder

Chainline should be 45mm center of seat tube to...

Chainline should be 45mm center of seat tube to middle chainring. Does it shift up the the large chainring without a problem or does it hesitate? If it hesitates you may have too much tension on...
06-10-12, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Capecodder

OK...... I know I had trouble with 8 speed Pwoer...

OK...... I know I had trouble with 8 speed Pwoer links and Shimano chains, but there are two different widths with the 8 speeds. 7.1 and 7.3 IIRC.......
06-10-12, 03:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Capecodder

Which Link For Shimano Chain

Now I'm ready to break the Shimano chain on my bike, and need to now if the SRAM Power Link will work or do I need something different? It is a 9 speed HG-53 chain..... I have found tha SRAM power...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-12, 01:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,651
Posted By Capecodder

I'll bet my drive train outlasts yours using...

I'll bet my drive train outlasts yours using T9...... I'll replace the chain at 3000 mile and the cassette at 6000 or better.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-12, 11:42 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,651
Posted By Capecodder

IMO Chain-L is the best lube on the market, I've...

IMO Chain-L is the best lube on the market, I've been using Chain-L for a couple years now and love it. One drop on each roller and let it soak in. Then, run the chain through a clean rag and ride. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-12, 11:17 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 18,321
Posted By Capecodder

Add me to the list.... I contacted him 3 times...

Add me to the list.... I contacted him 3 times January and February and he never responded, as far as I'm concerned he has very poor customer skills. Move on, and stop wasting your time as there are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-12, 06:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,255
Posted By Capecodder

The bike ran into something head on. You have...

The bike ran into something head on. You have those cracks on the top and down tubes, and the fork looks bent as well. Get a nice straight edge like a one foot metal rule and place it under the top...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-12, 05:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,750
Posted By Capecodder

I ride 98% road and always have. I do have a...

I ride 98% road and always have. I do have a mountain bike, but it seldom gets used. I find it very boring being out on the trails alone, and it's not very safe in case of a crash or injury. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-12, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By Capecodder

Z95

Z95
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-12, 03:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,084
Posted By Capecodder

Whats the seat to bar drop? A B17 is designed to...

Whats the seat to bar drop? A B17 is designed to sit even with the bars or lower, they do not work well if you have bar drop. The nose should also be pointed up a lot higher than you think. Post a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-12, 03:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,652
Posted By Capecodder

Set-Back is measured from the nose of the saddle...

Set-Back is measured from the nose of the saddle to the center of the bottom bracket. Drop a plumb bob from the nose of the saddle and measure to the center of the bottom bracket. I doubt that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-12, 04:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,992
Posted By Capecodder

I do not need your Knowledge, as I've been road...

I do not need your Knowledge, as I've been road biking for the better part of my 51 years. I know well how to inflate a tire, and know from years oexperiencece how easy it is to blow a tire of a rim...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-12, 04:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,992
Posted By Capecodder

For all the morons, I didn't ask for your opinion...

For all the morons, I didn't ask for your opinion if I should use a hand pump to start, and seat the tire. I asked what is a good pump to fit in a jersey pocket, what I do with it is my choice. You...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-12, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By Capecodder

Are you kidding?

Are you kidding?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-12, 03:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,992
Posted By Capecodder

Well, I stopped at my favorite BS today and they...

Well, I stopped at my favorite BS today and they had a Micro Rocket in stock. They let me have it for $14.00 tax included, I couldn't pass it up. Thanks for those who were helpful.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-12, 05:40 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,802
Posted By Capecodder

Foolishness......

Foolishness......
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-12, 04:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,354
Posted By Capecodder

Like Seattle Forrest said, those $150.00 wheels...

Like Seattle Forrest said, those $150.00 wheels are most likely no better than the stock ones. I would go $375 with the extra wheelset and buy your own pedals. This is IF the bike fit you properly.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-12, 04:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,588
Posted By Capecodder

If I were you, I would go up one step to the...

If I were you, I would go up one step to the Avail 3 to get the carbon fork...... The comfort level alone will be worth the extra dollars.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-12, 04:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,811
Posted By Capecodder

This.....

This.....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-12, 04:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,992
Posted By Capecodder

Jersey Pocket Mini Pumps

Can someone recommend a good mini pump that fits nicely into a jersey pocket? It will only be used for beginning the process of inflating the tire, to seat the bead properly. Final filling will be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-12, 05:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,651
Posted By Capecodder

Yes, cut with Mineral Spirits. It works as good...

Yes, cut with Mineral Spirits. It works as good as any. TBH if you run your chain through a rag after the first few rides after lubing they all stay pretty clean.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-12, 05:26 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 11,505
Posted By Capecodder

Was an automotive technician for 20 years. ...

Was an automotive technician for 20 years. Then an emergency generator technician for 7 years now, a Sales Engineer for for the same emergency generator company.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-12, 04:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,802
Posted By Capecodder

Sure it can crack, so can Steel and carbon...

Sure it can crack, so can Steel and carbon frames...... will it, I doubt it. I've seen plenty of steel frames bent, dented and cracked but never an aluminum frame. The guy's a moron.
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