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Forum: Commuting
02-22-06, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By Sp@eder

Why go out and ride, when you got a broken hand?...

Why go out and ride, when you got a broken hand? Seems risky.
Forum: Commuting
02-22-06, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Sp@eder

I was about to write an extensive topic about...

I was about to write an extensive topic about several different LED headlights, when I accidently hit the wrong icon while I was typing (Submit Reply instead of Preview Post). No use in editing it,...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-06, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Sp@eder

Oops, I hit the wrong button and wasn't finished...

Oops, I hit the wrong button and wasn't finished typing. Admin, please delete this thread. :o
Forum: Commuting
02-21-06, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Sp@eder

(nothing to see here, please move along...) ...

(nothing to see here, please move along...)

:)
Forum: Commuting
02-18-06, 02:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,559
Posted By Sp@eder

Does your Flare have the S.O.S. blink pattern?

Does your Flare have the S.O.S. blink pattern?
02-10-06, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,593
Posted By Sp@eder

Bike is a Giant Rincon. Frame looks like this...

Bike is a Giant Rincon. Frame looks like this (http://www.giantbicycles.com/images/_upload_us/bikes/models/zooms/2003/Rinkon-MA.jpg) (frame is the same, not the model).
02-09-06, 04:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,593
Posted By Sp@eder

I read the MTBR reviews and take them with a...

I read the MTBR reviews and take them with a grain of salt. Seems like most of them have a problem with fitting it on the chainstay, which should be easily fixed by using longer bolts but it seems...
02-05-06, 03:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,593
Posted By Sp@eder

I have a feeling the KORE Chain Reactor might...

I have a feeling the KORE Chain Reactor might just be what I'm looking for. Thanks dminor!
02-02-06, 06:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,593
Posted By Sp@eder

I already have a Lizardskin on the chainstay. So...

I already have a Lizardskin on the chainstay. So I guess the Heim won't solve the chainslap. Thanks Maelstrom, you saved me a few €€€. :) Aren't there any other ways of reducing chainslap (without...
02-02-06, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By Sp@eder

http://imagescommerce.bcentral.com/merchantfiles/4...

http://imagescommerce.bcentral.com/merchantfiles/4038672/warrior_race_sm.jpg

This one? Nice specs, pretty sweet!


* FRAME: ALLOY 6061 FRAME, 1 1/8" ZERO STACK HEADTUBE, REPLACEABLE DROPOUT AND...
01-28-06, 09:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,497
Posted By Sp@eder

Velikigrizli, where in Europe are you from?

Velikigrizli, where in Europe are you from?
01-22-06, 09:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,593
Posted By Sp@eder

Hmmmm, the Heim seems perfect. Thanks for the...

Hmmmm, the Heim seems perfect. Thanks for the link. Simple design, 3 rings and not overly expensive.

I do have some questions:
Does it actually fit an XC crank, like Deore M440 or maybe even...
01-22-06, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,758
Posted By Sp@eder

Almost forgot this topic. Thanks for the help....

Almost forgot this topic. Thanks for the help. Maybe I overreacted a bit. :) Will put them on a handlebar this week and see how it goes (haven't had the time yet). Anyway, still have to get used to...
01-16-06, 06:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,593
Posted By Sp@eder

Chainguide for triple/double-ring crank?

Does anyone know if there is a chainguide that can be used with three rings (XC crank)? A guide for two rings will also do. I do some UA-ish stunts and am always worried the chain will fall off, plus...
Forum: Commuting
01-16-06, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
Posted By Sp@eder

Full set.

Full set.
01-15-06, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,662
Posted By Sp@eder

I agree with letting your GF try them all out...

I agree with letting your GF try them all out first. If she doesn't feel that much of a difference in riding the GT and the Yukon, go with the GT. And if you do, get her (or let her get her) the one...
01-09-06, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By Sp@eder

Most best V-brake pads are made by Koolstop. The...

Most best V-brake pads are made by Koolstop. The Avid Rim Wrangler pads are made by Koolstop, and the Ritchey pads are probably too (like some of their components actually being made by KAlloy...
01-02-06, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,758
Posted By Sp@eder

Avid Speed Dial levers and Shimano shifters are incompatible?!?

Today my set of Avid SD 7 brakes and Speed Dial levers arrived, along with the Deore LX Rapidfire SL-M571 shifters that I also ordered. Thrilled as I was (I felt like it was Christmas again), I...
12-30-05, 02:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By Sp@eder

Jeez, whats with all these people on this forum...

Jeez, whats with all these people on this forum buying the Specialized Hardrock lately? It almost seems like a flu. Does Specialized give free lottery tickets with them or something? :)
12-29-05, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,917
Posted By Sp@eder

I paid € 70 for the whole set (V-brakes &...

I paid € 70 for the whole set (V-brakes & matching levers), which is approx. 82 US dollars. Very cheap, for European standards. :)
12-29-05, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,917
Posted By Sp@eder

Thought I'd let you all know I decided to go with...

Thought I'd let you all know I decided to go with the Avid's. I was tempted to get Magura HS33's to the last minute because of a good deal I found, but didn't. I only hope they will send me the...
12-20-05, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,076
Posted By Sp@eder

Are you sure the (white) bike you see the guy...

Are you sure the (white) bike you see the guy doing stunts with, is a Hardrock and not a KTM Hardbone (http://www.fahrradcenter-oberland.de/fahrraeder/ktm/HARDBONE.jpg)? I can't see the "Specialized"...
12-20-05, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,917
Posted By Sp@eder

Most seem in favor of the SD's. Keep those votes...

Most seem in favor of the SD's. Keep those votes coming, I can only spend the money once. :)
12-18-05, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By Sp@eder

http://www.wrenchscience.com/WS1/Secure/Fitting/He...

http://www.wrenchscience.com/WS1/Secure/Fitting/Height.asp?aes=r&dept=cmp&anms=false

http://smile.smilies.nl/382.gif
12-17-05, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 697
Posted By Sp@eder

Why, if i may ask? Just curious.

Why, if i may ask? Just curious.
12-14-05, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,917
Posted By Sp@eder

What about the "Bend Zone™". "Designed to bend...

What about the "Bend Zone™". "Designed to bend the handle, not damage the body". Does this effect lever reach or anything?
12-11-05, 08:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,510
Posted By Sp@eder

Could you take a close-up picture of these...

Could you take a close-up picture of these lights? Sounds interesting.
12-11-05, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,917
Posted By Sp@eder

Choosing V-brakes: Deore LX M570 vs. Avid Single Digit 7

I'm planning on buying a V-brake setup for a custom build project. Originally, I was considering Avid Single Digit 7 with the Speed Dial levers after reading numerous positive experiences on them. I...
Forum: Commuting
11-27-05, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By Sp@eder

I posted a question about it here...

I posted a question about it here (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=129676) and here (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=128722) but didnt get any replies. I tried many Google...
11-26-05, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,159
Posted By Sp@eder

I want to buy a whole V-brake setup (arms +...

I want to buy a whole V-brake setup (arms + levers), and am considering either Avid Single Digit 7 (with the Speed Dial levers) or Deore LX with the '04 parallelogram brakes (M570). Price for either...
Forum: Commuting
11-26-05, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By Sp@eder

Here ya go:...

Here ya go: http://www.flashlightreviews.com/reviews/diamond_magfraen.htm
Forum: Commuting
11-25-05, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By Sp@eder

I think I know where you can fine some beamshots...

I think I know where you can fine some beamshots and the like of the 5W. Have to look it up, will post this weekend.
Forum: Commuting
11-20-05, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15,210
Views: 10,954,849
Posted By Sp@eder

The taillight is the Clipbrite Bike Beamer Turn...

The taillight is the Clipbrite Bike Beamer Turn Signal System (http://www.clipbrite2000.net/turn_signal.htm), also sold by Eurolight (http://www.eurolight-marketing.ltd.uk/index2.htm) (probably the...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-05, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By Sp@eder

Don't know about the mounting brackets, but I...

Don't know about the mounting brackets, but I wouldn't buy the red LD500 if I where you. I've seen it in person, it isn't bright enough for a primary taillight. The Cateye LD-600 would be a far...
Forum: Commuting
11-08-05, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By Sp@eder

Does it have the 3 pulses, short pause, 3 pulses,...

Does it have the 3 pulses, short pause, 3 pulses, short pause blinking pattern?




I have the 5 LED model, which has 5 green LED's and is nothing special. But Vistalite (or Blackburn, they...
Forum: Commuting
10-28-05, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By Sp@eder

Cateye (Reflex) LD-500 white LED frontlight

I'm thinking about buying the white LED front version of the Cateye LD-500, and would like to know if anyone here is familiar with it.
...
09-23-05, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,431
Posted By Sp@eder

New lights from Cateye

Cateye has two new headlights:
http://www.cateye.com/en/products/viewProductModels.php?catId=7&subCatId=2

The EL210 (left) with 5 white LEDs, Opticube lens technology and constant and flashing...
08-14-05, 04:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By Sp@eder

Oops, the URL should be...

Oops, the URL should be http://gorp.away.com/gorp/activity/biking/skills/sb_bells2.htm.

Anyone?
08-11-05, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By Sp@eder

9V electronic horn from CycleAware, anyone familiar with it?

I don't exactly recall how but I came across a website with a review of a product called the CycleAware Bike Horn. I highlighted the (to me) interesting parts.



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Forum: Commuting
08-10-05, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 996
Posted By Sp@eder

bump

bump
Forum: Commuting
08-08-05, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 996
Posted By Sp@eder

I don't exactly recall how but I came across a...

I don't exactly recall how but I came across a website with a review of a product called the CycleAware Bike Horn. I highlighted the (to me) interesting parts.


...
07-06-05, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 756
Posted By Sp@eder

Tektro Auriga discs?

I was looking at an GT Avalanche 1.0 Disc (european model), which has Tektro Auriga disc brakes. I've never heard of these before and they're not on the Tektro website. I did find this review...
07-03-05, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By Sp@eder

New Cateye Luxeon LED lights

Cateye has made two new Luxeon Star LED lights, the Double Shot and Triple Shot.
...
05-29-05, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,431
Posted By Sp@eder

Have you seen the K2 in person? What kind of...

Have you seen the K2 in person? What kind of color scheme does it have?
http://www.mtbr.com/reviews/2002_Full_Suspension/product_85266.jpg
Does it look like this?
Forum: Commuting
05-29-05, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,443
Posted By Sp@eder

As written in my first and second post, the 5 LED...

As written in my first and second post, the 5 LED model has green LED's. The 3 LED model I'm talking about has white LED's, and will be way brighter. :)
05-22-05, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,431
Posted By Sp@eder

I took a look at those Iron Horse bikes from the...

I took a look at those Iron Horse bikes from the Supergo website and their own website. Wow, those are some very pretty bikes! I really like the Azure Comp...
Forum: Commuting
05-22-05, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,443
Posted By Sp@eder

bump

bump
05-08-05, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 850
Posted By Sp@eder

How do you know this?

How do you know this?
Forum: Commuting
05-08-05, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Sp@eder

ViewPoint™ Gen 3 Headlight...

ViewPoint™ Gen 3 Headlight (http://www.performancebike.com/shop/profile.cfm?SKU=18633&subcategory_ID=4320).

There's also a rechargeable version...
Forum: Commuting
05-07-05, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,443
Posted By Sp@eder

Bekologist, there should be a serial/model number...

Bekologist, there should be a serial/model number on the back of the light. Did you check that?
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