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05-06-10, 02:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,922
Posted By Brandon1

Detailing clay glides along the surface of your...

Detailing clay glides along the surface of your paint and grabs anything that protrudes from the surface. The particle sticks to the clay and is therefore removed from your...
05-06-10, 05:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,922
Posted By Brandon1

Clay has no clay in it. It works fine and it is...

Clay has no clay in it. It works fine and it is not abrasive. Works very well for removing embedded contaminates. Ever feel your car's paint and it feels like sandpaper, use clay, it will feel like...
05-05-10, 04:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,922
Posted By Brandon1

^ Glaze is something that has heavy oils and...

^ Glaze is something that has heavy oils and often silicones or polymers and is designed to have no cut, and to be used pre-wax. I only glaze on dark colors when going to maximum wetness and using a...
05-04-10, 05:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,922
Posted By Brandon1

Imron is not quite as tough as you say, and most...

Imron is not quite as tough as you say, and most of the products in this thread will work just fine. Along with detailing Ferraris, Lambo's etc, I also detail tractors, construction equipment and big...
05-04-10, 03:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,922
Posted By Brandon1

^This. Truth.

^This. Truth.
05-04-10, 12:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,922
Posted By Brandon1

No, that is not the case at all. Most good car...

No, that is not the case at all. Most good car wash soaps have no sort of wax or silicone product in them at all. Some may have a polymer based product to help with shine, but that will not cause...
05-04-10, 10:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,922
Posted By Brandon1

FPII made the paint cloudy? I would have to...

FPII made the paint cloudy? I would have to suspect the "rag" would have been the culprit, not the FPII. FPII is very very light, and has never marred on me, even on higher end paints such as Lambo...
05-04-10, 10:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,922
Posted By Brandon1

Any automotive soap, as long as it isnt dish soap.

Any automotive soap, as long as it isnt dish soap.
05-04-10, 06:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,922
Posted By Brandon1

You will not want to use dishwashing liquid or a...

You will not want to use dishwashing liquid or a "scouring pad" to wash the bike with. Dishwashing detergent will first, strip your wax. Second it will, over time, dry out any seals, rubbers, or...
05-02-10, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 856
Posted By Brandon1

Mid 90's Cannondale Decals?

I'm looking for a set of replacement decals for my 1994 R900. Just need the DT decals. Would any C'Dale DT decal work?
05-01-10, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,162
Posted By Brandon1

I think DRietz hit the nail on the head, a 1994...

I think DRietz hit the nail on the head, a 1994 R900. It rides fine I am assuming, although this is my first bike so I have nothing to compare it to. I either need to get it fitted, or get a new...
05-01-10, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,162
Posted By Brandon1

Cannondale Before/After (also need an I.D.)

Picked up this Cannondale Aluminum framed bike this morning. I was about to go for a Austro Daimler 58cm, but this 60cm came up so I jumped on it for very cheap. He says its a mid 90's. It has...
05-01-10, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 721
Posted By Brandon1

After some research and searching forums and...

After some research and searching forums and google, it appears that the bike is an Olympian. It matches up with all Olympian pics. I figure if he will take less than $175 I may go pick it up, may be...
04-30-10, 10:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 721
Posted By Brandon1

I'm mainly asking about the bike in general, not...

I'm mainly asking about the bike in general, not the price.
04-30-10, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 721
Posted By Brandon1

It looked to be in good shape, with no rust, no...

It looked to be in good shape, with no rust, no frame damage, didnt check the seat post. It fits me well. The main thing is that it needs a pretty big cosmetic tune up. The seller said he rode it for...
04-30-10, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 721
Posted By Brandon1

Austro Daimler for $175?

Ok, on my budget road bike search I ran across a guy that called me with this thing, although I dont know much about it. Its an Austro Daimler with Shimano 600 components. It has (according to him)...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-10, 08:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,304
Posted By Brandon1

Well, went and looked at the bike. It was in very...

Well, went and looked at the bike. It was in very good shape. No cracks around the spokes (although a TINY bit of corrosion), paint was pretty good for 20yrs old, only a few nicks. The rear...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-10, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,304
Posted By Brandon1

Ugh, a guy just responded to my CL add and he had...

Ugh, a guy just responded to my CL add and he had a Cannondale 600sis for $200. Problem....its a 54cm bike. Wayyyy to small for me aparently.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-10, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,304
Posted By Brandon1

I think the guy runs a small bike shop so it is...

I think the guy runs a small bike shop so it is his personal warranty that he is talking about. I was going to offer $150, then if he does not take it, I am going to go get that Giant in the other...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-10, 08:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,304
Posted By Brandon1

I'm 6'1", maybe its a bit tall for me. The bike...

I'm 6'1", maybe its a bit tall for me. The bike shop said I could use most anything around a 60cm.

It looks nice, but I am going to see if he will come off the price some.

Also found this, he...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-10, 06:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,304
Posted By Brandon1

How old is this Trek?

http://raleigh.craigslist.org/bik/1715740292.html

How old is this bike?

Looks to be a good deal, at least better than the other crap I have been finding. Not crazy bout the paint scheme, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-10, 05:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Brandon1

http://raleigh.craigslist.org/bik/1715740292.html...

http://raleigh.craigslist.org/bik/1715740292.html

This got posted up this morning. It def looks mid 90's judging by the color scheme. Also, are those shifters on the frame, or something else?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-10, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Brandon1

^ Any suggestions for same price bikes in the...

^ Any suggestions for same price bikes in the Raleigh area? I went to Flythe Cyclery today, and although the team was very nice, they had no used, and their cheapest new road bike was $579.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-10, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Brandon1

Yeah, I figured it was now Target or Walmart...

Yeah, I figured it was now Target or Walmart crap, I would almost rather hold out for something older and used that may be a better bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-10, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Brandon1

Thanks guys, and yes roccobike, there is one...

Thanks guys, and yes roccobike, there is one flipper I have been talking with that deals with lower end bikes, just have not made it over to his house yet to check the bikes out.

BTW, I am 6' 1",...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-10, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Brandon1

2009 Schwinn Predlude?

Ok, I did a search all I could find on this bike was 80's model bikes, not a 2009 I found on CL. I know its a cheap as hell bike, but all the reviews of this thing say its decent minus the breaks...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-10, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Brandon1

I'll be honest, I am not sure how I missed that....

I'll be honest, I am not sure how I missed that. Still, by the time my 10mpg truck drives the 6hr round trip to charlotte, I could just order that bike new offline shipped to my house.

I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-10, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Brandon1

Sub $250 Craigslist bikes?

Alright guys, new guy here. I am looking to get a road bike to ride for exercise locally. I wont be riding 50miles per day, or *needing* a $1000 bike. I am looking for sub $250 bikes on craigslist. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-10, 08:31 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 296,608
Posted By Brandon1

Alright guys, new guy here. I am looking to get a...

Alright guys, new guy here. I am looking to get a road bike to ride for exercise locally. I wont be riding 50miles per day, or *needing* a $1000 bike. I am looking for sub $200 bikes on craigslist. I...
Forum: Introductions
04-25-10, 08:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 146
Posted By Brandon1

Hello from Raleigh, NC

Hello everyone, Brandon from the Raleigh area here. Looking to start road biking for some exercise, looking for some advice on some road bikes.

Hope to have a great time here.
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