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Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-11, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,610
Posted By Scottluebke2004

Lol. I imagine those 3 things could cause a real...

Lol. I imagine those 3 things could cause a real problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-11, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,610
Posted By Scottluebke2004

I've only noticed in with the bike in the stand....

I've only noticed in with the bike in the stand. When riding I'd never know. But, it's a 2008 Neuvation M28 Aero wheel. By biggest gear I mean the large chainring and the small rear cog. When the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-11, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,610
Posted By Scottluebke2004

What do you know about Ghost Pedaling?

I'm getting a bit of ghost pedaling, but only in the biggest gear. Never had that in the past. Regreased the sealed bearings, cleaned the chain, all that, and it still does it. Some say that ghost...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-11, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26,588
Views: 16,391,987
Posted By Scottluebke2004

2006 Trek 1500 frame and fork. The rest is from a...

2006 Trek 1500 frame and fork. The rest is from a 2008 Motobecane Le Champion I bought from BD, stripped, put the parts and Neuvations on the Trek frame/fork and sold the Moto frame with stock 1500...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-11, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Scottluebke2004

Used set of Lithons for 3 years. Loved them....

Used set of Lithons for 3 years. Loved them. Rarely flatted. Only replaced them when they wore out. User reviews aren't good, but my experience was excellent. Just put on 4000s' today. Haven't ridden...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-11, 11:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,102
Posted By Scottluebke2004

I live in Germany where they're made and got a...

I live in Germany where they're made and got a set of 2 tires for $68. And that's just the regular price. The local shop has a wall of them. Those and the Schwalbe Ultremo R's are pretty much the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-10, 04:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 846
Posted By Scottluebke2004

Been riding Neuvations M28 Aeros for 2 years now....

Been riding Neuvations M28 Aeros for 2 years now. Always been very straight. Never a problem. Cost me like $200-$250 after shipping. Like everyone else says, they're great wheels for a great price.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-10, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,144
Posted By Scottluebke2004

Yup. Just log more regular miles in the saddle...

Yup. Just log more regular miles in the saddle and you'll feel fine. Took me about 2-3 weeks of regular riding to get over the hump. Now I can sit on the saddle the next day after a 30 miler and feel...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-10, 03:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,807
Posted By Scottluebke2004

I wash them in my bidet (bed-ay). I live in...

I wash them in my bidet (bed-ay). I live in Germany. We do not use the bidet, BTW! I fill it with warm water, pour in a tiny bit of detergent, then I just sort of squish the clothes and rinse them in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-10, 03:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,043
Posted By Scottluebke2004

("If you are having lots of flats, you are just...

("If you are having lots of flats, you are just having an unlucky period.)
Not too sure about that. I've also noticed that when my tires are ready to be changed I tend to get flats very regularly,...
03-24-10, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By Scottluebke2004

$450 is a good deal for just about any "real"...

$450 is a good deal for just about any "real" bike. I think it's a fair price. Would also be fair to just go ahead and buy the other accessories. Plus, the Rockhopper is a very nice looking bike.
03-21-10, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By Scottluebke2004

Still a fine bike. I still suggest buying it with...

Still a fine bike. I still suggest buying it with a pair of street tires while reserving the factory knobbies for any trail miles.
03-21-10, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By Scottluebke2004

If you only have one bike I'd definitely get the...

If you only have one bike I'd definitely get the mountain bike. This way you can commute with ease but you can also ride trails if you want. Can't do that on a road bike. Here's an idea. Buy the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-10, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,060
Posted By Scottluebke2004

I like it! I'd rock it. Cool color scheme. And...

I like it! I'd rock it. Cool color scheme. And the Herbalife reminds me of the LA Galaxy. Am I thinking of the same sponsor?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-10, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,394
Posted By Scottluebke2004

On my ride today I was thinking about starting a...

On my ride today I was thinking about starting a thread about this. I even thought of using the same title! LOL. Glad to hear that others have this issue. However, after fiddling with things a bit,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-10, 09:13 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,878
Posted By Scottluebke2004

I leave right from the apartment. We have some...

I leave right from the apartment. We have some open-ish roads around here and some substantial mountain/hill areas just a couple miles from most of the towns (Heidelberg, Germany). BTW, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-10, 09:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,911
Posted By Scottluebke2004

Also, started riding road because it's typically...

Also, started riding road because it's typically easier to do, meaning that I don't have to load up the bike and gear and drive off to the trailhead. I can just leave from the house and design my own...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-10, 09:03 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,911
Posted By Scottluebke2004

The OP asked a great question. Many roadies hate...

The OP asked a great question. Many roadies hate on MTB. Likewise, many MTB hate on roadies. I go to church with a bunch of close friends that are die-hard MTBers and have asked me before, "So help...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-10, 03:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,957
Posted By Scottluebke2004

Good call on riding the bike first. I bought a...

Good call on riding the bike first. I bought a Kona MTB several years based on the components and price and looks. I rode it for about two minutes before buying it. Later that week I realized that I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-10, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 947
Posted By Scottluebke2004

My tires started flatting like crazy at 120. I...

My tires started flatting like crazy at 120. I put another tire on and the sidewall burst at 120 before I even rode the thing. I now put about 105 in the tires and don't even notice a different. And...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-10, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 322,687
Posted By Scottluebke2004

People yank another's jersey during a ride? Wow....

People yank another's jersey during a ride? Wow. That's safe.....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-10, 02:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,536
Posted By Scottluebke2004

And I give a loud "amen" to those that can't...

And I give a loud "amen" to those that can't stand the rude LBS's. I don't understand why so many of these guys are such jerks. I rarely buy from those shops just based on the fact that I don't want...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-10, 02:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,536
Posted By Scottluebke2004

About 18 months ago I bought the Motobecane Le...

About 18 months ago I bought the Motobecane Le Champion. It was like $1300 or something close to that. Showed up in a week or so. Packaging was great. I never rode it. I took all the parts and put...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-10, 04:51 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,030
Posted By Scottluebke2004

P90X workouts will own you. I did a handful of...

P90X workouts will own you. I did a handful of them over the summer and I couldn't believe how much work they were. If you were faithful to them, I'm sure your fitness would increase. Well, at least...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-10, 10:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,974
Posted By Scottluebke2004

I've also noticed a lack of interest in things...

I've also noticed a lack of interest in things "bike" from my wife. It would be nice if she got stoked on me getting a new tire! But that's what my guy friends are for. They're different friendships....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-10, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Scottluebke2004

Glad someone knows something about them. Was...

Glad someone knows something about them. Was going to get the Conti Grand Prix 4000 S for about 45 bucks, but I don't race and don't even ride that much, so I took a chance on the cheaper, funkier...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-10, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Scottluebke2004

Anyone familiar with this older tire?

I bought a tire today from a shop here in Germany that the owner had had laying around for a few years. I can find only brief mentions of it anywhere on the internet. I'm just curious what people's...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-10, 04:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 955
Posted By Scottluebke2004

I understand wanting to compete against your own...

I understand wanting to compete against your own times/speeds, etc. But for the past year or two I've ridden w/o computers on my MTB and roadie. I found that when I use computers I spend more time...
10-08-09, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By Scottluebke2004

new stem or seatpost?

I'm 6'0 and ride an 18" 2007 Stevens Fluent (German XC bike). It feels very small and just to get a good leg extension the seat has to be raised very high. I am also very cramped on the bike. You...
08-17-09, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,407,923
Posted By Scottluebke2004

Bought this in Germany from an Army officer. I...

Bought this in Germany from an Army officer. I had sold my Rocky Mountain before moving there and got this a year old for $1000. Nice ride. Needs brakes bled and I still haven't gotten it done. Still...
08-14-09, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,407,923
Posted By Scottluebke2004

Looks like The Flume Trail in Lake Tahoe.

Looks like The Flume Trail in Lake Tahoe.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-09, 03:04 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 22,847
Posted By Scottluebke2004

Christian missionary in Europe. I do youth...

Christian missionary in Europe. I do youth ministry with American military teens living overseas due to their parents being active duty military.
10-07-08, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By Scottluebke2004

Tom, you are "trying to be flip." Please don't...

Tom, you are "trying to be flip." Please don't waste my time.
10-06-08, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By Scottluebke2004

How much this bike worth?

Need to sell my 2004 Rocky Mountain Element 50. All factory except IRC Mythos tire and some red foam race grips. Bike has seen maybe 500 trail miles and probably twice that many road miles. Typical...
10-02-08, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By Scottluebke2004

XT Front Der does not spring back. Help

Got a 2006 XT front derailleur and the thing does not spring back. Can't figure out why. Something broken possibly? I took it off and it still doesn't spring back. You have to manually extend it...
09-12-08, 11:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,583
Posted By Scottluebke2004

I was waiting for an awesome replay of department...

I was waiting for an awesome replay of department store bikes.

1. Motiv
2. Next
3. GMC
4. Pacific
5. Huffy


THose bikes arent worth tuning. But I want to get my hands on an old huffy,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-08, 11:20 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,858
Posted By Scottluebke2004

BD packages their stuff very nicely. Mine came in...

BD packages their stuff very nicely. Mine came in so much packaging I got frustrated cutting it all off. People like to trash Motos, but we don't hear any more praise/negative criticism for them then...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-08, 03:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 816
Posted By Scottluebke2004

I hope you get that figured out. Tire/wheel...

I hope you get that figured out. Tire/wheel problems can make you want to throw your bike in the trash. But that $40 might be a problem. Decent enough to start with, but you will get what you pay...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-08, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26,588
Views: 16,391,987
Posted By Scottluebke2004

How do I make my images smaller so that BF will...

How do I make my images smaller so that BF will let me post them?
08-27-08, 01:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By Scottluebke2004

Probably the rim tape is too narrow and shifting...

Probably the rim tape is too narrow and shifting around. The edges of the holes the spokes go through slice right through the tube. It's very frustrating, I know.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 11:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,974
Posted By Scottluebke2004

I understand supporting the LBS. And I do when...

I understand supporting the LBS. And I do when their prices are decent. But when their tubes are $4-6 each and I can get 5 for $10, it's hard for me to support them. LBS' tend to mark up their merch...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 11:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,974
Posted By Scottluebke2004

Moto, def get that tube. There was a time when I...

Moto, def get that tube. There was a time when I just crossed my fingers. Then one day I got a flat 15 miles from home when I was leaving school. I had no tube, no patches, no pump. Luckily a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 10:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,974
Posted By Scottluebke2004

Oh, and to answer your question Moto, I wasn't...

Oh, and to answer your question Moto, I wasn't waiting for people to pass just so I could count. I went right ahead to get the repair done, but in the meantime I decided to see how many riders...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 10:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,974
Posted By Scottluebke2004

I ask everyone. Doesn't matter how experienced...

I ask everyone. Doesn't matter how experienced they look. You know why? Because sometimes a flat repair is a big deal. You ever forget to bring your pump along or didn't replace your spare tube yet?...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 10:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,974
Posted By Scottluebke2004

Agreed. It's not like I think I'm the Mother...

Agreed. It's not like I think I'm the Mother Teresa of cycling or anything, but I do ask every rider on the side of the road if he/she needs help. It's not hard to be a decent person....most of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 10:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,974
Posted By Scottluebke2004

The thought did cross my mind that people thought...

The thought did cross my mind that people thought I knew what I was doing, which was in fact the scenario. Although my patched tube went flat 10 minutes after I patched it! So maybe perception is not...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 10:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,974
Posted By Scottluebke2004

it took twelve riders

Got a flat today on way home from work. did the usual: step to the side of the road and patch/replace the tube. I knew that most riders would pass by and not even look, much less ask if they could...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-08, 01:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By Scottluebke2004

Looks to be 10 speed only. Thanks for the help.

Looks to be 10 speed only. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-08, 11:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,351
Posted By Scottluebke2004

I've never been on a group ride either so this...

I've never been on a group ride either so this was very helpful. And that comment on being concise could have been left out. It's that kind of rudeness that takes the enjoyment out of internet...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-08, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By Scottluebke2004

I've read in other threads that some hubs are...

I've read in other threads that some hubs are 10-speed specific. Is there anyway to know without actually trying to install a cassette?
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