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09-26-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By mda2345

8-speed Mtn front shifter compatibility

I need to replace the front (left) shifter on an old Stumpjumper (1999?) with an 8-speed triple gearing. Do I need to find a specifically 8-speed shifter or will a 9-speed shifter work (or any other...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-05, 12:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,785
Posted By mda2345

I bought a Jamis bike (Coda) through...

I bought a Jamis bike (Coda) through http://www.bicycleblowout.com They have access to some older models (mine was a '02) and also the current line. They don't charge for shipping. The 'out of...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-05, 10:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,529
Posted By mda2345

I have the Candy version of eggbeaters. Like...

I have the Candy version of eggbeaters. Like them a lot. I found them easier to get in and out of than a Ritchey SPD pedals I used to have. They have a bit of a platform to push on if you need to...
Forum: Commuting
05-08-05, 11:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By mda2345

I have a TurboCat S15 single flood. It plenty...

I have a TurboCat S15 single flood. It plenty bright for intown riding. The NiCad 'waterbottle' battery is a little heavier that the new Lithium Ion's but is fool proof. The aluminum mounting...
Forum: Commuting
04-14-05, 02:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,778
Posted By mda2345

I too am a Jamis fan. Last year I got a...

I too am a Jamis fan. Last year I got a close-out '02 Coda. It's a great all purpose bike, sturdy yet still responsive and fun to ride. They seem to be under the radar, but make quality stuff.
Forum: Commuting
03-04-05, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By mda2345

My idea is that the new wheels would be for...

My idea is that the new wheels would be for weekend rides - not commuting. That's why I was thinking a lighter and faster wheel/tire combo would be fun. The spacing is 135mm rear. Stock wheels are...
Forum: Commuting
03-04-05, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By mda2345

Custom Wheels for Hybrid

I have a '02 Jamis Coda (great bike!) that I was thinking about getting a 'fast' set of wheels for - 25mm high pressure tires, lighter rims and spokes, etc. so I could switch them easily with the...
Forum: Commuting
02-02-05, 12:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,436
Posted By mda2345

Turbocat s15 w/ Ni-cad battery & cool aluminum...

Turbocat s15 w/ Ni-cad battery & cool aluminum quick release mounting bracket
01-30-05, 01:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,554
Posted By mda2345

If you're still w/ this thread, I bought a Jamis...

If you're still w/ this thread, I bought a Jamis Coda about a month ago and its a great bike. Traded in the squirelly racing bike and realized that a 40-something soccer dad wasn't going to be...
01-25-05, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By mda2345

I did my best job at reducing the grip on the...

I did my best job at reducing the grip on the front compared to the back - moved the better pads to the rear, toed in front, adjusted rear for maximum contact... and it helped a lot, but not...
01-23-05, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By mda2345

Thanks for the ideas, makes sense that the brakes...

Thanks for the ideas, makes sense that the brakes have too much grip! I'll try to 'de-grip' them and report how it works.
01-22-05, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By mda2345

Fork Vibration when braking

I just rebuilt an old Trek 950 mountain bike into a city commuter. It has a Tru-temper 'OX Comp' cro-moly steel fork (non-suspension) that vibrates quite a bit when coming to a realitively quick...
Forum: Commuting
01-15-05, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,608
Posted By mda2345

Has anyone tried this L-ion rechargeble battery. ...

Has anyone tried this L-ion rechargeble battery. I have a Turbocat S15 (7.2V) light and I'm wondering if the battery will work w/ this light.
It seems very inexpensive compared to the off the shelf...
Forum: Introductions
12-19-04, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By mda2345

Started in Eugene to Sedgwick Maine. Good luck...

Started in Eugene to Sedgwick Maine. Good luck w/ your trip. After our kids get bigger we we dream of doing it again. During our trip we met an older couple in a campground in central Idaho who...
Forum: Introductions
12-18-04, 01:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By mda2345

renewed

I found this site a few weeks ago after my bike of 18 years was stolen right out of my garage. What a drag. But the hole experience of getting a new bike (actually 2) has been a lot of fun. I got...
Forum: Commuting
12-01-04, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,024
Posted By mda2345

FYI: check out www.bicycleblowout.com/jamis.htm ...

FYI: check out www.bicycleblowout.com/jamis.htm They have some 03 models that you might be interested in. I just ordered a 02 coda which very similar to a comp. It seemed to me that the carbon...
11-14-04, 09:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,701
Posted By mda2345

so how do you like the mill valley, if you don't...

so how do you like the mill valley, if you don't mind my asking. I'm looking for a versatile communter. see my thread under commuting. and what size frame/height are you.

thanks!
Forum: Commuting
11-14-04, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By mda2345

another Hybrid delema...

Greetings! Iím new to this and hoping for some advice:
2 weeks ago my í86 Stumpjumper was stolen. We had a lot of fun together. Over the years it evolved from a trail banger to a commuter; end up...
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