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Forum: Framebuilders
11-02-09, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By cyclingcowboy

I figured as much meech. Hence the smiley. :-)

I figured as much meech. Hence the smiley. :-)
Forum: Framebuilders
10-26-09, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Thanks y'all. I ended up emailing the...

Thanks y'all. I ended up emailing the manufacturer and they told me that it was carbon. And that doing a repaint will void the warranty. Which apparently was voided when I bought the bike used...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-19-09, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Carbon? Or look-alike?

Hey y'all,

How can I tell if my bike has carbon rear stays, or whether it's just painted to look like carbon?

-Cyclingcowboy
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-09, 04:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Sounds good. Thanks y'all. And I don't mean to...

Sounds good. Thanks y'all. And I don't mean to sound stubborn in my ranting, I do understand that the guy is right in saying leave it to the experts, but I'm a gearhead and I want to be able to do...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-09, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Tools needed?

Okay, so part one of this is the real question, part two is the vent.

Part one: I'm going to repaint my bike this fall, so I've got to take it totally apart. I understand how to do this but what...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-09, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By cyclingcowboy

155mm saddles?

Alright, so I've been having riding pain and according to a few friends, I need a wider saddle. So after getting measured, I have found I need a 155mm saddle. But I can't seem to find any online...
12-16-08, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Well thanks for the replies. A friend told me...

Well thanks for the replies. A friend told me that I probably need a wider saddle. I'm tempted to try the Profile Design TT saddle. Thanks again guys and gals!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-08, 10:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,019
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Here's my two cents... Men can wear pink if they...

Here's my two cents... Men can wear pink if they want. For example, I have a friend who is a local trucker. His truck is pink and white. Definitely not a guy I would want to mess with in any way,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-08, 04:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,849
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Why? Cause I don't like celeste? Also, long...

Why? Cause I don't like celeste? Also, long story short, I raced sailboats in high school, and I come from a sailing family. So I'm going to do my bar wrap on the right green and red on the left,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-08, 02:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,849
Posted By cyclingcowboy

I use whatever I can get. Speaking of tape, does...

I use whatever I can get. Speaking of tape, does anyone know why green (not celeste, but regular green) tape is so hard to find?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-08, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By cyclingcowboy

My buddy has told me that he's only seen people...

My buddy has told me that he's only seen people use it for XC or bmx.
11-23-08, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 878
Posted By cyclingcowboy

That is quite possibly the most amazing thing I...

That is quite possibly the most amazing thing I have heard today... I might have to try that sometime :p I have a feeling that he used the alpine style as opposed to the western. Western doesn't...
11-23-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Allay Saddles?

Hey y'all,

I'm looking at getting a new saddle. One of the options I'm considering is one of the Topeak Allay saddles. Anybody have any experience or opinions on these?
...
11-23-08, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,240
Posted By cyclingcowboy

I have a small stand, hooks under the rear frame,...

I have a small stand, hooks under the rear frame, side opposite the chain. Couldn't find it online, but I got it from Harbor Freight for about $7. Small enough to put most anywhere.
11-23-08, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By cyclingcowboy

I've ordered from them before. No problems, also...

I've ordered from them before. No problems, also really fast shipping!
11-18-08, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,569
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Well, I've done my research and the company...

Well, I've done my research and the company appears to be out of business. They were based in Florida. As for what it cost, I happened to stumble across a craigslist ad on a google search for...
11-17-08, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Ahh... Well that's a different story then. I...

Ahh... Well that's a different story then. I have the shift/brake dual action levers. Any ideas on how to dismantle and sucessfully reassemble those?
11-17-08, 12:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 22,505
Posted By cyclingcowboy

I agree with what everyone has said, check...

I agree with what everyone has said, check recycling in your area. If you know an auto mechanic really well, ask them if they would be willing to take it. Also, I believe that places like AutoZone,...
11-17-08, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Let me know how they work. If you have been able...

Let me know how they work. If you have been able to disassemble and reassemble a set of 105 shifters, I think there are a few of us who would love to know how to do it without breaking anything. I...
11-17-08, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Well I'll throw in my two cents on this one. I...

Well I'll throw in my two cents on this one. I was not having such an explosive issue, but I was having consistent flats in the rear tire. Turns out that it was not a problem with the tire or the...
11-17-08, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Dirty shifters...

No, get your brains out of the gutter! :p

So a while back, by bike tipped over in the yard and the shift levers got covered in dirt. Inside and out. I was able to get most of the exterior and...
11-17-08, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By cyclingcowboy

I don't have pictures, but when I borrow my mom's...

I don't have pictures, but when I borrow my mom's truck while I'm at home on breaks to haul my bike to the county park and ride, I either lay it down in the bed, or using two lengthy pieces of line...
11-16-08, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,569
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Whoops! I do suppose pictures would help! Here...

Whoops! I do suppose pictures would help! Here are a few!

http://i414.photobucket.com/albums/pp223/cyclingcowboy/QuickTrainer/Picture012.jpg...
11-16-08, 01:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,937
Posted By cyclingcowboy

I was riding in Downtown Charleston, SC by the...

I was riding in Downtown Charleston, SC by the waterfront. I coasted across a small intersection, crossing the opposing lane of nonexistent traffic to ride up onto the sidewalk. I was going to stop...
11-16-08, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,569
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Found one, bought it, love it.

Found one, bought it, love it.
11-16-08, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By cyclingcowboy

So have y'all made any progress on the projects?

So have y'all made any progress on the projects?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-08, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By cyclingcowboy

I talked with a friend who has told me to keep...

I talked with a friend who has told me to keep away from the Spyder saddle as it's really not meant for Road biking. Thanks for the opinions!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-08, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Tioga Spyder Saddle Experience?

I want to know! Have you ridden a Tioga Spyder saddle, and what do you think of it? I'm thinking of getting a new saddle and I'm looking at this one right now, so I want your opinions!
09-29-08, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Wow, this sounds exactly like me a couple of...

Wow, this sounds exactly like me a couple of years back. I'm now a senior at a small school in North Carolina. I brough up my cheapo MTB freshman year. Never had problems with the weather...
09-18-08, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Well, ventilation does help with sweat issues!

Well, ventilation does help with sweat issues!
09-16-08, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By cyclingcowboy

I've got one for you. Being a college student, I...

I've got one for you. Being a college student, I keep my road bike in my dorm room (which none of y'all know about ;)). I would love to be able to stand my bike up on its back wheel in a corner to...
09-16-08, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,569
Posted By cyclingcowboy

QuickStand Trainer

While I was at the CarolinaTT at Lowes Motor Speedway in Charlotte, NC back in August, I saw someone on the most basic looking trainer I had ever seen. A QuickStand Trainer. So I go looking for...
09-16-08, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Knee pains...

I too have knee pains, but I found something that has helped immensely. My foot doctor even thought this was a good idea. Part of the problem may be the angle that your leg is put in using the...
Forum: Introductions
09-08-08, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By cyclingcowboy

I've got a 2006 or 2007 Motobecane Grand Record. ...

I've got a 2006 or 2007 Motobecane Grand Record. Not sure of the year since I bought it used. As far as horses go, I don't have a horse, but ride at college. I used to ride on our intercollegiate...
Forum: Introductions
08-31-08, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By cyclingcowboy

Hi from the Carolinas!

Hey Howdy!

I'm only 3 months new to road biking, but I have been leisurely riding bikes since I was probably 4. I'm 21 years old, going to college in the sandhills of North Carolina. I'm working...
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