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Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-07, 06:02 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,694
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

china?

china?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-07, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

thanks big chainring, was I wrong in thinking...

thanks big chainring, was I wrong in thinking that my chain/ gears need lubrication?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-07, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Squeaky noise, what is it?

Recently, turning the pedals I hear a squeaky noise coming from the drive train? I am assuming my gear need lubrication. Is this correct? It doesn't squeak when I am coasting. Also, what kind of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-07, 11:01 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,088
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

I am in a similar boat as the OP. I am a bit...

I am in a similar boat as the OP. I am a bit over 200 pounds with around 9% body fat. I just got into road cycling and I started training with my school team. I rode today for the first time with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-07, 12:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,233
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

I had thought about a hitch rack, but I didn't...

I had thought about a hitch rack, but I didn't want to buy a hitch for rust reasons, and also the incline on my girlfriend's driveway will surely take its toll on the hitch. Sometimes the car scraps...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-07, 11:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,233
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

How do they attach to the rain gutters, I have...

How do they attach to the rain gutters, I have searched online and have found no instructions, I am curious how this works.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-07, 11:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,233
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Bike transport; roof rack?

First, I hope this is the right place for this thread. Second, I no longer what to use a tension strap based truck rack, I have had two fail on my almost resulting in the loss of my bikes.

What...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-07, 10:33 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-07, 10:32 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,447
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

I used to find them beautiful, and I was almost...

I used to find them beautiful, and I was almost fooled. I was 99% sure I was going to pull the trigger on a via narone, till I found out the crap was made in taiwan. They had me fooled with there...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-07, 10:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,271
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

I'm with you skyrocket, I spend most of my time...

I'm with you skyrocket, I spend most of my time in the drops. However, I find the straightened out part to be more comfortable
08-23-07, 03:29 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,090
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Do you know the weight of the bike by chance?

Do you know the weight of the bike by chance?
08-17-07, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,351
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Thoughts on this hybrid

My girlfriend is going to buy this hybrid so she can ride with me:...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-07, 03:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,926
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Thanks for the tips guys, it seems the only...

Thanks for the tips guys, it seems the only option is that walmart bike, grip shifters on a road bike seems so strange.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-07, 01:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,926
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Can you suggest a road bike under $300

My girlfriend wants to get into biking, and she won't let me buy her a bike, and she won't buy a used one. Are there any cheap road bikes, even at walmart, that are around or under $300? Maybe one...
Forum: Foo
08-09-07, 08:34 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,604
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Congratulations, your dead body is worth $6825!

Congratulations, your dead body is worth $6825!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-07, 08:30 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,523
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

I would suggest the mazda 5. I am 6'5" and I fit...

I would suggest the mazda 5. I am 6'5" and I fit in it perfectly.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-07, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,613
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Imagine how good it would be without shimano!

Imagine how good it would be without shimano!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-07, 10:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 979
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

I dropped some people in wheelchairs who were...

I dropped some people in wheelchairs who were kick boxing, good thing I had my umbrella donned
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-07, 02:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,058
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

I bought there look compatible pedals. Horrible,...

I bought there look compatible pedals. Horrible, absolutely horrible. I like the store, and the one near me had good mechanics, but I will never buy anything from forte again. I feel a few times...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-07, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,068
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Unfortunately either my lockout feature is broken...

Unfortunately either my lockout feature is broken or it does no have one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-07, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Suggestions for a cheap carbon fork?

I am planning on converting the headshok fork on my cannondale to a regular carbon fork. Any suggestions where I can find a cheap carbon fork? Will have any sort of drastic reliability issues?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-07, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,068
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

bump

bump
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-07, 07:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,441
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Ride behind silently working up some gas, then...

Ride behind silently working up some gas, then pass then without saying anything while slowly letting out a cloud of gas
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-07, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,453
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Why is it much cheaper to make things in Taiwan/...

Why is it much cheaper to make things in Taiwan/ China?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-07, 09:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,453
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

OP- I was in the same boat you are, having about...

OP- I was in the same boat you are, having about $1000 and feeling like I would have to end up with a taiwan shimano bike, yuck. Keep looking for deals though, local shops in my area always seem to...
Forum: Foo
07-10-07, 07:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 956
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Strange muscle twitching?

I started getting strange muscle twitches last semester after I started taking caffeine pills. Now this summer, when I don't sleep enough, I get them every time. Sometimes it's something small like...
Forum: Foo
07-10-07, 07:41 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,823
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

:eek:

:eek:
Forum: Foo
07-10-07, 06:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,652
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Why do most guys like things, and woman don't?

Why is it that most men seem to develop hobbies, while woman don't? Most men seemed to get emotional involved in a hobbies such as cars, politics, or bicycles, while woman don't seem to do this? Is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-07, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,453
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

I got my orbea for 1049, and I beleive it is...

I got my orbea for 1049, and I beleive it is under 19
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-07, 12:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,643
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

I am pretty new to cycling, but if I am not...

I am pretty new to cycling, but if I am not crusing, I am always in the drops. This zebra bar tape is sooooooooo comfy.
Forum: Foo
07-09-07, 03:58 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-07, 11:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,258
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

shoot, it might be broken then

shoot, it might be broken then
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-07, 11:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,258
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Does it make any sort of clicking sound to let...

Does it make any sort of clicking sound to let you know that it is locked?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-07, 10:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,258
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

How many time do you have to turn it? I can turn...

How many time do you have to turn it? I can turn mine round and round and it never locks or has any impact on stiffness?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-07, 10:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,258
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

I just bought a 1995 version of that bike for...

I just bought a 1995 version of that bike for $450. But it has full campy chorus on it and upgraded wheels. I was told there was a way to lock out the front headshok, do you know how?
Forum: Foo
07-07-07, 09:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,430
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

What are all the little things you do, to keep the magic alive?

Have you notice your mate getting less and less interested in th relationship? What do you do to combat this? What are the little things you do or have learned along the way to help keep the magic...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-07, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 745
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Can I use 9 weight oil to regrease the chain aftr...

Can I use 9 weight oil to regrease the chain aftr diping everything in kerosene?
Forum: Foo
07-07-07, 03:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,102
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Of they may be ok with that and then do it to you

Of they may be ok with that and then do it to you
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-07, 08:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 967
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

:roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao: Sig worthy

:roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao: Sig worthy
Forum: Foo
07-07-07, 12:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,102
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

So you find someone very appealing besides your bf/gf, what do you?

Let's say that you have been with a gf/bf for a few years and things are going well. You change jobs and you find yourself interacting on a daily basis a coworker that you also find you are very...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-07, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,068
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Really, why is that? I tried it for the first...

Really, why is that? I tried it for the first time when sprinting up a hill and I noticed the bike bounces with each pedal stroke, it feels a bit unsettling.
07-06-07, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 809
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

My cannondale was swapped from ultegra to chorus...

My cannondale was swapped from ultegra to chorus before I bought it. The previous owner just swapped out the read hub with a phil wood and kept the rest of the wheel. Also I thnk what you are doing...
07-06-07, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Cannondale HeadShok

I have a mid 90s cannondale road bike. I was recently shown these as a means of replacing the headshok with a standard fork:...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-07, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,068
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Thanks I will try it

Thanks I will try it
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-07, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,068
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Bump for any pictures or experience with this

Bump for any pictures or experience with this
07-06-07, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

I agree, please post yours up

I agree, please post yours up
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-07, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

possibliy

possibliy
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-07, 03:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,785
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Thats pretty sad

Thats pretty sad
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-07, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

Are those canadian bikes made in canada or taiwan?

Are those canadian bikes made in canada or taiwan?
07-06-07, 12:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,358
Posted By Hopetoditchcar

The frame has no cable stops on the top tube. I...

The frame has no cable stops on the top tube. I rode one at my LBS, I ended up buying a road bike instead of a track bike, but if I was going to, I would have bought this one. Plus you can have the...
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