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09-19-11, 01:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,790
Posted By motobecane69

Seriously, I don't care what anyone says, if your...

Seriously, I don't care what anyone says, if your ride your bikes enough, things are gonna happen to them. you could crash a steel bike and it could get completely bent out of wack and there is no...
09-18-11, 06:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,790
Posted By motobecane69

Well considering i've bought 2 bikes in the last...

Well considering i've bought 2 bikes in the last 2 weeks, one steel and one CF and also ridden my other bike which is AL I am qualified to say that your guess is incorrect.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-11, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By motobecane69

um, they are called brifters because the brake...

um, they are called brifters because the brake and shifter is contained in the same unit.

there are no dumb words just dumb people i.e. you
09-18-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,790
Posted By motobecane69

Right and my comment is that steel rides slow as...

Right and my comment is that steel rides slow as ****. some of us don't want to ride that slow.
09-18-11, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By motobecane69

dude 200lbs isn't heavy. you can ride just about...

dude 200lbs isn't heavy. you can ride just about anything you want. those wheels you showed are VERY HEAVY and slow. they are bombproof for me at 240lbs, they are overkill for you at 200. as...
09-18-11, 05:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,790
Posted By motobecane69

whats your friggin point??? he would also be...

whats your friggin point??? he would also be spending a lot more time and energy climbing on a steel frame too. it's all about what you want. If your an avid enthusiast of ANY sport, equipment is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-11, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By motobecane69

i just bought a new bike with force all around. ...

i just bought a new bike with force all around. I love it. everyone recommmended i go with rival because apparently there is almost no difference in function between SRAMS groups and the weight...
Forum: Northeast
09-18-11, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By motobecane69

thank you! my lbs hooked me up big time and gave...

thank you! my lbs hooked me up big time and gave me two tires for free. i bought the velox tape and it SUCKS! it's sticky enough but all the reviews I read were right. you just can't remove the...
Forum: Northeast
09-18-11, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By motobecane69

i don't use a garmin but I remember last year...

i don't use a garmin but I remember last year after the event tons of people had uploaded their routes via garmins website. I would go there and do a search
Forum: Northeast
09-18-11, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By motobecane69

There is a homeless shelter and a mental...

There is a homeless shelter and a mental institution on Randalls island. many of the wino's you see are people that are going to that homeless shelter. in my experience, they are more interested in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-11, 11:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,152
Posted By motobecane69

AMEN Honestly op, you simply don't weigh...

AMEN

Honestly op, you simply don't weigh enough. I bet you the people that are ahead of you are probably still at least 150+lbs. You'd be amazed at the difference 20 or 30 lbs can make going...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-11, 11:10 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,240
Posted By motobecane69

why would you think this? is there some reason...

why would you think this? is there some reason for you to believe that because it's a walmart schwinn that it's not a real schwinn???? my bikes direct aluminum bike with carbon fork and seat stays...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-11, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By motobecane69

Ride was going great until 55miles in. this was...

Ride was going great until 55miles in. this was an organized ride and the organizer are terrible about how they mark the route and how they mark cautions. they put the "caution pothole" in yellow...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-11, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By motobecane69

thats no big deal, I'm used to it

thats no big deal, I'm used to it
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-11, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By motobecane69

any issues being a heavy rider on 19mm tubulars?

just got a set of tubulars to experiement with and i went to see if my lbs carried any tires. I was planning on ordering online but the wheels got to me much faster than I expected. My regular...
Forum: Touring
09-17-11, 08:40 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,335
Posted By motobecane69

i disagree my old commuter was a cx fork with...

i disagree my old commuter was a cx fork with disc tabs and I hated that it had the stupid canti studs there. eventually i put the small nashbar front rack on it that attached to the canti studs so...
09-17-11, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,711
Posted By motobecane69

these are carbon rims the op is asking about, i...

these are carbon rims the op is asking about, i don't think you want to dremel them!
Forum: Northeast
09-17-11, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By motobecane69

Where to buy tubulars in NYC?

Anyone know bike shops in NYC (preferably uptown) that stock tubular tires? my local shop doesn't seem to carry many and I"m impatient. My wheels arrived from China much faster than I expected! ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-11, 11:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,588
Posted By motobecane69

Just to bring this thread back to life a bit, I...

Just to bring this thread back to life a bit, I ordered a set of these wheels, 44mm carbon tubulars. I ordered them after reading a few different threads about them and hearing good things. I dealt...
09-17-11, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By motobecane69

you already have a wife

you already have a wife
09-17-11, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By motobecane69

i just bought a Bikes direct carbon bike and i'm...

i just bought a Bikes direct carbon bike and i'm 6'3"240lbs and muscular. It doesn't feel flexy at all to me. Check out the Immortal Fire, $1900 full force group and ksyrium elite wheels. It's an...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-11, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By motobecane69

agree, looks like some rash. make sure the wheel...

agree, looks like some rash. make sure the wheel is still true
Forum: Northeast
09-16-11, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By motobecane69

I understand what you are saying and if he just...

I understand what you are saying and if he just cancelled the ride for no reason, that would be one thing. the ride was cancelled because of a hurricane. here in nyc, we lucked out, barely anything...
Forum: Northeast
09-16-11, 07:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,979
Posted By motobecane69

I don't know what mangled roads your talking...

I don't know what mangled roads your talking about. most of the route in the bronx is fine. People whine about the hills in the bronx late in the ride but if not for the whole ride being so flat,...
Forum: Northeast
09-15-11, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By motobecane69

I'm not mad at him nor do I blame him. He does...

I'm not mad at him nor do I blame him. He does make it clear that there are no refunds and I'm sure he did lay out a huge amount of cash for things that he couldn't get refunds on, it definately...
Forum: Northeast
09-15-11, 07:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,979
Posted By motobecane69

yep, thats the reason why I don't do the full...

yep, thats the reason why I don't do the full century, I've ridden all those routes in the bronx a million times so there really isn't anything new for me. plus it's football season, 75 miles lets...
09-15-11, 07:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,139
Posted By motobecane69

your not too far from the States if your in...

your not too far from the States if your in Toronto. I'm sure you could find some sort of freight forwarder to ship it. Their value is well worth it. Honestly, even if you paid a bike shop $150 to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 05:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,766
Posted By motobecane69

If you have a grand in your hand you can get an...

If you have a grand in your hand you can get an ultegra equipped bike from bikes direct, otherwise spend 100 and mount clip on aerobars on your existing bike.
09-15-11, 03:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,139
Posted By motobecane69

Thats why you should always wear glasses! I've...

Thats why you should always wear glasses! I've never had a spoke go flying when it breaks both pieces usually stay attached. of course i've only broken a couple of spokes on a crap wheelset that I...
Forum: Touring
09-15-11, 01:48 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,335
Posted By motobecane69

Green nashbar touring frame is awesome color. ...

Green nashbar touring frame is awesome color.
Stop whining over disc brakes. You guys act as if they discontinued the non disc version in favor of disc. That's not the case. They are offering...
Forum: Touring
09-15-11, 01:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,348
Posted By motobecane69

Don't sleep on that mavic a719, heavy isn't...

Don't sleep on that mavic a719, heavy isn't always better. If your gonna be touring on rough dirt roads the real issue is comfort. Make sure you can fit some wide tires on whatever rims you choose.
09-15-11, 12:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,139
Posted By motobecane69

Buck O, if i didn't already have a lightweight...

Buck O, if i didn't already have a lightweight set of wheels, I would keep these as a "RACE" set. the fact is that they are light and aero spoked but I don't think the rim profile makes them...
09-15-11, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By motobecane69

a custom frame can be had for a lot less than...

a custom frame can be had for a lot less than that, you just have to look around a bit. But i agree with others, you still don't even really know how much riding you are going to do so just...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 12:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,487
Posted By motobecane69

You have meniscus damage

You have meniscus damage
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By motobecane69

that weight comparison isn't all that helpful...

that weight comparison isn't all that helpful unless you switched the same tires, tubes, and cassette onto them in which case it is then meaningful. You should notice a serious change in the feel of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 10:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,722
Posted By motobecane69

so friggin what dude? everything in society is...

so friggin what dude? everything in society is about looks to some degree. otherwise every bike manf would make bikes with plain single color scheme that took minimal cost and effort. if they are...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-11, 09:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,824
Posted By motobecane69

my new bike just showed up with ksyrium elites...

my new bike just showed up with ksyrium elites yesterday. they are very awesome and sharp looking without being over the top blingy. Even though they get good reviews for clydes, at 240lbs I'm just...
09-14-11, 06:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,139
Posted By motobecane69

i literally built this bike, rode it for a half...

i literally built this bike, rode it for a half lap in central park then took it to my lbs to do the final tuning of derailleurs and to get some carbon assembly paste for the seat post. I left the...
09-14-11, 04:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,139
Posted By motobecane69

BTW, bike weighed in at 17.1 lbs no pedals no...

BTW, bike weighed in at 17.1 lbs no pedals no computer, 62 cm frame. Beanz I know your not a.carbon guy but you are a climber, if your in the market for a bike you should consider this.
09-14-11, 04:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,139
Posted By motobecane69

See that's the rub, I already have a set of 32...

See that's the rub, I already have a set of 32 spoke handbuilt velocity fusions that weigh in at 1575 grams, just 25 more grams than these. Beanz, I already have 2 cash offers of $450 for the wheels...
09-14-11, 03:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,139
Posted By motobecane69

New bike!!!

IT's THE SHIZNIT!

i'll get called a shill for this but once again Bikes Direct delivers BIG TIME. I can't explain the feel of the ride, I know that it's a new bike and of course i'm going to...
09-14-11, 07:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,839
Posted By motobecane69

HEy brainiac, you can't throw a chain away if you...

HEy brainiac, you can't throw a chain away if you can't get it off. IT's a brand NEW bike, brand NEW chain!!! I'm swapping out components on it, no excuse for a brand new chain not to come apart.
09-14-11, 07:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,874
Posted By motobecane69

The weight spec listed on Amazons site is never...

The weight spec listed on Amazons site is never the actual product weight, it's the listed shipping weight. My new steel framed touring bike from nashbar arrived and it was 51 lbs in the box. the...
09-14-11, 07:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,978
Posted By motobecane69

sram chains, piece of cake!!!!! lol

sram chains, piece of cake!!!!! lol
Forum: Touring
09-14-11, 07:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,135
Posted By motobecane69

I think more people really need to consider...

I think more people really need to consider custom bikes. As a society, people don't think twice about spending 30k on a car and they take a loan out to do so and make payments on it and by the time...
09-13-11, 08:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,560
Posted By motobecane69

Pics or it didn't happen

Pics or it didn't happen
09-13-11, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By motobecane69

i find that the spinning helps my mashing but not...

i find that the spinning helps my mashing but not the other way around. My cardiovascular system is in such great shape now that If I have to get up and stomp it for a bit, I can do it sooooo much...
09-13-11, 08:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,839
Posted By motobecane69

I'm trying to do a derailleur change. I don't...

I'm trying to do a derailleur change. I don't have time to sit and wait a week for a ****ing mail order part to come in. This is the 2nd time a piece of **** kmc chain did this to me yet the 6 or7...
09-13-11, 02:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,921
Posted By motobecane69

after you go back and cuss the guy out, take all...

after you go back and cuss the guy out, take all the parts off your frame including removing the crank and bottom bracket and then use it on the entire frame. Then you can buy some frame saver and...
09-13-11, 02:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,921
Posted By motobecane69

krylon is a paint company. If they make a...

krylon is a paint company. If they make a product called OFF! it's probably designed to remove paint. DE DE DEEEEEEEEE!
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