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08-10-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By buckfifty

Tips on keeping shifter position when switching brands?

Hi, I'll be upgrading from an old mix of SRAM bits to Ultegra 6800. I have my shifters in a position I love and would like to keep them that way. Wondering if you guys had any tips or tricks that may...
08-05-14, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,124
Posted By buckfifty

Ultegra 6800 11spd compatible with 10spd SRAM Force crankset?

Would there be any compatibility issues using a 10spd SRAM Force crankset with Ultegra 6800 groupset?

Thanks
09-29-11, 05:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By buckfifty

differences between current bob jackson models?

Hi, I can't seem to find much info on their site regarding the different off the peg frames and their intended use. I'm assuming the olympus road is their race/club ride frame?

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-11, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By buckfifty

C&v?

C&v?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-11, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By buckfifty

differences between bob jackson models?

Hi, I can't seem to find much info on their site regarding the different off the peg frames and their intended use. I'm assuming the olympus road is their race/club ride frame?

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-11, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By buckfifty

voodoo rada frame on ebay, any good?

Hi, I'm looking for a good steel road frame and came across the voodoo rada on ebay. Anybody know if it's any good?

Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-11, 09:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 42,297
Posted By buckfifty

where do i go to on the oakley site to get just...

where do i go to on the oakley site to get just the prescription lenses?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-11, 08:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 42,297
Posted By buckfifty

damn, that is cheap. i was thinking somewhere in...

damn, that is cheap. i was thinking somewhere in the 400 and up. i'm still covered under my parents so i should definitely check that out. im also from houston, where did you go to?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-11, 08:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 42,297
Posted By buckfifty

How much did you pay for you oakley prescription lenses?

Hi, I was thinking of buying some oakley's off a website and going to an optometrist to do the lenses. I was wondering how much does this usually cost?

Thanks
03-20-11, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By buckfifty

So i've watched this video...

So i've watched this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2j1gSwhsVN8
I got the high limit aligned but it mis-shifts when downshifting 1 gear after the smallest. the video says to adjust the tension...
03-19-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By buckfifty

So check the high and low limits by adjusting the...

So check the high and low limits by adjusting the limiter screws?
03-19-11, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By buckfifty

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5251/5540582251_4ff...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5251/5540582251_4ff28e17d5_b.jpg
The cassette is the same, I changed the wheel
I installed the wheel the same as I've done in the past: shift to the smallest cog,...
03-19-11, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By buckfifty

after reinstalling rear road wheel, it won't shift into the smallest cogs

Hi, I put back on my rear wheel after switching the cassette. When I shift down it goes to the 4th cog after being on the 1st and now it won't go anything smaller than 4. Did I do something wrong...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-10, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By buckfifty

the rudy project sterling has a glasses dock

the rudy project sterling has a glasses dock
11-06-10, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,292
Posted By buckfifty

yeah, it was the tension. Thanks!

yeah, it was the tension.

Thanks!
11-06-10, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,292
Posted By buckfifty

road shifters

road shifters
11-06-10, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,292
Posted By buckfifty

Front deraileur not shifting to big ring

Hi, I removed the shift cable from the front deraileur's binding bolt to adjust some things with my shifters. I then reinstalled the cable into the binding bolt, making sure to place it along the...
11-05-10, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By buckfifty

which way would be the easiest and fastest way...

which way would be the easiest and fastest way without any readjustment to be done?

Thanks
11-05-10, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By buckfifty

i've already removed the tape and pulled the...

i've already removed the tape and pulled the hoods. should I use force to remove the cables from the slot?
11-05-10, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By buckfifty

SRAM Apex Shifter: how to change routing from one slot to the other?

Hi, I just got a new set of handlebars where the cable grooves on the bottom. My previous setup had the grooves on the front and back and the cables were slotted accordingly on the shifter. How do I...
07-14-10, 08:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,760
Posted By buckfifty

i had the medium hemlock but i returned it. the...

i had the medium hemlock but i returned it. the length of the roll top is too long and is annoying to open and close. also, the material isn't completely waterproof. the straps are thing, but curved...
07-14-10, 08:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,760
Posted By buckfifty

i had the medium hemlock but i returned it. the...

i had the medium hemlock but i returned it. the length of the roll top is too long and is annoying to open and close. also, the material isn't completely waterproof. the straps are thing, but curved...
06-03-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By buckfifty

chainring bolt length?

Hi, I'm looking to buy some chainring bolts from pbk and I was wondering what length do I need to get? I'm assuming I need the smallest (3mm).

Thanks
03-19-10, 12:05 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,589,153
Posted By buckfifty

to cleanupinaisle3 and generate: how are the...

to cleanupinaisle3 and generate:

how are the miche pistard wheels? i especially want to know how they hold up in the streets.

thanks
02-20-10, 02:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,461
Posted By buckfifty

where can i get a top tube pad for an aluminum frame?

i was wondering if anyone knows where i can get a top tube pad for an aluminum frame since most of the pads out there for the diameter of steel frames.

thanks
01-20-10, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,715
Posted By buckfifty

thanks for the advice and suggestions. is the...

thanks for the advice and suggestions. is the weight difference between OP and cxp33's that significant? the mavic site states the OP are 35 g (about 0.07 lbs) light. is that enough to feel when...
01-17-10, 04:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,715
Posted By buckfifty

cxp 33's or open pro's?

i'm looking to get either of these wheels from bww and was wondering if you guys can help me out.

i'm looking for a wheel for everyday riding in the city and what not. so a wheel that is
a....
01-15-10, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,903
Posted By buckfifty

token cog and lockring?

hi, i was wondering if anyone has used token's alloy cogs and lockrings before and how were they?

Thanks
Forum: For Sale
10-19-09, 10:53 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 129,403
Posted By buckfifty

have: Specialized 3D forged alloy, 10 degree...

have: Specialized 3D forged alloy, 10 degree rise, 26.0mm clamp, 1 1/8", 110mm, black (from Langster Comp)
want: any with same, or close to, measurements as above except shorter (90mm) and in black
10-13-09, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By buckfifty

thanks, that actually worked. before i was...

thanks, that actually worked. before i was tightening the stem before the headset. saved me a trip to the lbs
10-13-09, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By buckfifty

headset play on langster comp

the headset on my langster comp has some back and forth play in it. when i ride, there's a rattle. i was wondering if there was any way to fix this?

thanks
10-13-09, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By buckfifty

metric hex wrench did it, thanks

metric hex wrench did it, thanks
10-12-09, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By buckfifty

here's a couple pictures of the bolt head ...

here's a couple pictures of the bolt head
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3524/4006922020_228d90ef97_b.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2663/4006922002_25cbb08ac5_b.jpg
10-11-09, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By buckfifty

oh ok, so i should try using a metric hex wrench...

oh ok, so i should try using a metric hex wrench to loosen this bolt?

thanks again to everyone for the help, i really appreciate it
10-11-09, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By buckfifty

i don't think so, since i've been able to tighten...

i don't think so, since i've been able to tighten and loosen other hex bolts on this bike with the same wrench no problem
10-11-09, 04:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By buckfifty

i'm not sure, the tool i have doesn't list the...

i'm not sure, the tool i have doesn't list the size but it's the 2nd largest of 8
10-11-09, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By buckfifty

the wrench can't grab onto anything cause the...

the wrench can't grab onto anything cause the corners are stripped so i'm assuming it's the nut
10-10-09, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By buckfifty

1 bolt, I'll get a cheap hex wrench from home...

1 bolt, I'll get a cheap hex wrench from home depot tomorrow and try it out. thanks
10-10-09, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By buckfifty

the bolt that clamps down the saddle. it's a...

the bolt that clamps down the saddle. it's a specialized seatpost. i want to loosen it so i can take the saddle off but the nut is stripped and any sort of torque won't do anything. i can post a...
10-10-09, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By buckfifty

stripped seat post

Hi, recently got a used bike and I wanted to adjust the saddle but the bolt is stripped. Is there any way to loosen the bolt so I can take the saddle off?

Thanks
10-08-09, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 834
Posted By buckfifty

i'm happy with my usb front flea too. haven't...

i'm happy with my usb front flea too. haven't ridden longer than the 2-3 hr battery life to crap out on me. the light is pretty bright but the reach isn't too far. blink mode is bound to cause a...
09-20-09, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By buckfifty

Sylvan lites: comfortable?

Hi, I'm thinking of getting sylvan lites on a new set up and was wondering what you guys thought of it for riding for semi long periods of time and such. I'm coming from gr-9's on the other bike and...
09-07-09, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By buckfifty

according to their site, it appears so ...

according to their site, it appears so

http://www.blackburndesign.com/lights.html
08-30-09, 01:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By buckfifty

alex da28 from ben's cycles?

I was wondering if anyone has ridden these yet and had any opinions on them. Light/heavy? How's the ride? Durability? etc, etc. Also the machined braking wall is powder coated and then anodized...
08-12-09, 12:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,295
Posted By buckfifty

oh really? didn't know that since my friend has a...

oh really? didn't know that since my friend has a pro and only has a front brake but he bought his last year. that's pretty cool that they're adding in the rear brake. i doubt the pro would have...
08-12-09, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,295
Posted By buckfifty

the kilo tt pro actually just comes with a front...

the kilo tt pro actually just comes with a front brakes. also it doesn't have rear brake cable guides but you can use something to tie the cable to the top tube.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-09, 05:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By buckfifty

blackburn airstik 2stage?

Hi, I was wondering if anyone has used this and what were their thoughts. Better than the airstik sl?
08-03-09, 10:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,396
Posted By buckfifty

i like rim strips, you can adjust them without...

i like rim strips, you can adjust them without lost of the sticky backing of rim tape and you can reuse it. also it gives me a tighter fit around the rim so it doesn't shift around. i use the nashbar...
07-24-09, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,623,189
Posted By buckfifty

what is the length of the stock stem?

what is the length of the stock stem?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-09, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By buckfifty

just wondering since im in the process of buying...

just wondering since im in the process of buying some shoes, what you mean exactly by feathering the front of the shoe?
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