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Forum: BMX
08-03-09, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,106
Posted By amorrow

Choosing a Freewheel for Cyclocross

Not directly a BMX question, but you guys will know better than anyone.

I need a freewheel for my singlespeed cyclocross bike. It needs to be well sealed. And I need a 14, 15, and 16 tooth. ...
07-16-09, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,407
Posted By amorrow

Speaking of the new model, if anyone's interested...

Speaking of the new model, if anyone's interested in my rx1, PM me. I think I'm moving on to the 2010.
07-15-09, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,407
Posted By amorrow

The TT is only pointy near the head tube. I...

The TT is only pointy near the head tube. I think to make the junction stronger. It's just as comfortable as anything else where you shoulder it. Mine's been a good bike.
Replies: 18
Views: 5,666
Posted By amorrow

Don't drill it. Go down to Recycled Cycles and...

Don't drill it. Go down to Recycled Cycles and buy a fork.

If I were a prospective buyer, I would never buy a bike with a drilled fork. These fork crowns were not designed for that and while I'm...
Replies: 16
Views: 2,007
Posted By amorrow

I had a similar problem with those bars. Too...

I had a similar problem with those bars. Too deep. I bought some Nitto 125s.

I don't really understand why Blue would put in so many spacers to raise the bar to compensate for the huge drop.
Forum: For Sale
03-24-09, 03:35 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 139,875
Posted By amorrow

Want: Thomson Silver 100mm, 10 or 15degrees,...

Want:
Thomson Silver 100mm, 10 or 15degrees, 25.4 or 26.0 clamp

Have:
Deda Newton 90mm 5deg 26.0 clamp
Thomson Black 100m 26 clamp 5deg
Easton EA30 Black 90mm
Easton EA30 Black 110mm
3T...
01-27-09, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By amorrow

Anybody? I've looked at the Time website. ...

Anybody? I've looked at the Time website. Anyone rebuild these before? Anyone?

Thanks
01-12-09, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By amorrow

They are compatible... A recent article in...

They are compatible... A recent article in velonews.com by Zinn, and a subsequent response from an FSA tech person, says that FSA built their cranksets to the shimano external BB standard width. ...
01-12-09, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By amorrow

Any nine speed shimano shift/brake (or sti) lever...

Any nine speed shimano shift/brake (or sti) lever will work just fine. 105 and ultegra are both fine stuff. Dura Ace is nice if you feel you can afford it. Make sure it's the right side, for the...
01-12-09, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By amorrow

Time MTB Pedal Overhaul

Hey all,

I've got some Time XS Carbon Mountain Pedals. The bearings still spin smoothly, but the spindle has a lot of play. Can anyone point me to directions for overhauling this pedal, an...
10-08-08, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By amorrow

I've got the schwalbe and I have no complaints.

I've got the schwalbe and I have no complaints.
09-29-08, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By amorrow

Guys. I appreciate the help, but I've been...

Guys. I appreciate the help, but I've been riding for a long time. I know all about spoke tension and the importance of strong rims. I own a lot of wheels from 'cross tubulars to track wheels to...
09-29-08, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By amorrow

I'll take a look at the rhynos. There's a pair...

I'll take a look at the rhynos. There's a pair on Ebay right now. I'm definitely looking at 26".

How about Mavic Crossland? There's a good discount on performance right now.

I appreciate the...
09-29-08, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By amorrow

I'm working on that front.

I'm working on that front.
09-29-08, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By amorrow

Can you guys help me shop for some wheels?

I am building up a used cannondale f800 frame to race SS 'cross races this season and short track next season. The frame has disc tabs, so disc brakes it is. I'm pretty new to this stuff, I'm...
07-02-08, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By amorrow

The Raleigh 'cross bike has fat tubes and an...

The Raleigh 'cross bike has fat tubes and an easton ec90. I don't think it looks funny
06-18-08, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,978
Posted By amorrow

Looks like I will cutting some new spokes. I...

Looks like I will cutting some new spokes. I don't know why I never thought of this.

The funny part is that Shimano made both Ultegra and DA hubs with 18 holes, and includes a little warning...
06-18-08, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,978
Posted By amorrow

No, it says it's not recommended. I know it can...

No, it says it's not recommended. I know it can be done and has been done, but I already cut the spokes to go one cross.
06-18-08, 11:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,978
Posted By amorrow

Wheelbuilding - One cross in 18 holes?

Is this possible? Can I lace an 18 hole hub one (1x) cross? I don't think so, because it has nine (uneven number) spokes per side. It might be possible if I put all the spoke heads in or out, but...
04-22-08, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3,422
Views: 412,308
Posted By amorrow

I'm looking to pass along a Pedal Force RS2 frame...

I'm looking to pass along a Pedal Force RS2 frame from the recent group buy. It's a small with a 53cm top tube. Never ridden or built up. I only want to get my money's worth, so no gouging. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-08, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 146,463
Posted By amorrow

If anyone wants a frame or wants to cancel their...

If anyone wants a frame or wants to cancel their order for a frame that hasn't arrived, I have an RS2 frame , size small, no fork. It weighs 950g on my scale. I have decided to go with something...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-08, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 146,463
Posted By amorrow

Can someone take a picture of their front der....

Can someone take a picture of their front der. clamp on the frame? Does it fit nicely? The indentation doesn't seem to match the clamp provided by PF. The frames I've seen with this kind of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-08, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 146,463
Posted By amorrow

Still no ride reports? How does it feel? ...

Still no ride reports? How does it feel? Compare it to something, please.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-08, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 146,463
Posted By amorrow

I hope you know Exactly Precisely what angle you...

I hope you know Exactly Precisely what angle you like the bars to be at... on a frame you've never ridden.

What fork is that?
04-09-08, 09:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,357
Posted By amorrow

Yes, now it does. I was distracted by the...

Yes, now it does. I was distracted by the discussion of how much torque is lost in extensions. Thank you.
04-09-08, 09:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,357
Posted By amorrow

Yes, now it does. I was distracted by the...

Yes, now it does. I was distracted by the discussion of how much torque is lost in extensions. Thank you.
04-09-08, 04:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,357
Posted By amorrow

Can someone explain to me why the wrench with the...

Can someone explain to me why the wrench with the smaller ratchet (1/4) has the largest poundage rating (0-80)?
04-09-08, 02:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,357
Posted By amorrow

This is what I mean. The smaller ratchet is...

This is what I mean. The smaller ratchet is 1/4", but the smaller pound capacity is 0-80. I know I want the 0-80 for my purposes, but this seems strange.
04-09-08, 02:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,357
Posted By amorrow

Thanks for the replies. Let me restate my...

Thanks for the replies. Let me restate my question.

Why does the wrench with the smaller pound rating (0-80) have a larger socket (3/8)?

For the smaller bits, I know I want the smaller pound...
04-08-08, 07:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,357
Posted By amorrow

I'm about to embark on building up a carbon frame...

I'm about to embark on building up a carbon frame set, with carbon parts. I've been wrenching for several years, so I have a clue, but I'm going to buy a torque wrench. There are two harbor freight...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-08, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 146,463
Posted By amorrow

I'm sure PF is reading this thread. I don't care...

I'm sure PF is reading this thread. I don't care when my frame comes. But I would like a tracking # so I can make sure I'm home. It would be bad news to have this sit on my front porch all day. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-08, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By amorrow

Tiemeyer (a frame builder) and competitive...

Tiemeyer (a frame builder) and competitive Cyclist.com both have decent fit calculators online. You probably need someone to help you measure.

As for bikes, does the scott have integrated...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-08, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 146,463
Posted By amorrow

Anyone want a small RS2

I am maybe, just maybe, considering abandoning my RS2 frame. I've got a line on something else. If you, or someone you know, is interested in the size small and willing to make it worth my time, PM...
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By amorrow

So, I should put on a warm-up gear (let's say...

So, I should put on a warm-up gear (let's say 46x16), push the wheel to the end of the track ends, then shorten the chain accordingly? I think this will mean taking out 2 or 3 links. Does that...
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By amorrow

New Chain - Too long?

I just installed a new Izumi track chain. It seems to long. With a 50 x 15, and a healthy amount of slack in the chain, my wheel is all the way to the end of the ends. Do I need to remove links,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-08, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 146,463
Posted By amorrow

My red stuff came yesterday. It didn't have any...

My red stuff came yesterday. It didn't have any boxes, just bags. That's a little frustrating as I'm not keeping the crankset. Also, the FD has some slight imperfections in the cage. Anyone else...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-08, 05:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,168
Posted By amorrow

Depending on how cold it is where you ride, you...

Depending on how cold it is where you ride, you might consider latex gloves. When it's cold, wet, and windy, nothing keeps your hands in working order. See pictures from the cold stage of the TDG...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-08, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By amorrow

Fluid. If you want more resistance, change...

Fluid. If you want more resistance, change gears. It it's the same as past years, the fluid unit is the same as on Elite brand trainers. I like mine.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-08, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 146,463
Posted By amorrow

That giant conversion sheet is bunk. I don't...

That giant conversion sheet is bunk. I don't think people 5'6" to 5'11" should ride a 55-59 top tube. I'm 5'9" and ride a 54cm. Beware of making decisions based on that chart.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-08, 05:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,023
Posted By amorrow

There is no shame in getting dropped. Everyone...

There is no shame in getting dropped. Everyone has a bad day.

Practice short intense intervals, because you're always trying to get back on the wheel in front of you.

Relax your arms each lap....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-08, 01:28 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 41,187
Posted By amorrow

Cheers Sheldon

Cheers Sheldon
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-08, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By amorrow

1. All three bikes have campy. 2. I've had a...

1. All three bikes have campy.
2. I've had a cyclops. It was all right, but not much resistance and the mag unit was Noisy.
3. Guilty on the last count. But, here it's snowing and hailing. Ever...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-08, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By amorrow

Anyone repaired a worn Trainer?

Well, after much use, my elite fluid trainer has a developed a groove from contact with the wheel. I'm rather proud of that groove, but I'm not proud of the wobble that has developed in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-08, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 146,463
Posted By amorrow

I'm trying to decide about the fork. The FKR8...

I'm trying to decide about the fork. The FKR8 fork is obviously a good deal (price for weight). Has anyone ridden one of these? Are they comparable to something else on the market? Off hand, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-08, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,884
Posted By amorrow

Deda grey/metal finish?

Deda grey/metal finish?
Replies: 10
Views: 1,264
Posted By amorrow

Have you done this? I got a reply from HED...

Have you done this? I got a reply from HED saying this was not possible, but they didn't really explain why. I'm curious if it's a problem of structural integrity, the complexity of modifying the...
Forum: For Sale
01-14-08, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,365
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 343,134
Posted By amorrow

Have: FSA Carbon SLK with tubular ti rails ...

Have: FSA Carbon SLK with tubular ti rails

Want: Arione or White Selle Italia Flite
Replies: 10
Views: 1,264
Posted By amorrow

I thought that might be true, but apparently HED...

I thought that might be true, but apparently HED trispoke wheels are interchangeable.
Replies: 10
Views: 1,264
Posted By amorrow

Converting a disc wheel

Can anyone tell me if it's possible to convert a hed front disc to be used for the rear? I've searched around and can't seem to find an answer.
Thanks
01-14-08, 12:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,625
Posted By amorrow

Someone can correct me, but the OPs have eyelets...

Someone can correct me, but the OPs have eyelets for more durability, the box section makes them more comfortable and more durable. They are lighter. Neither one of them is "aero." The CXP with...
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