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10-21-17, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 974
Posted By Pistard

WTB TCS Tubeless Compatible Wheels

WTB TCS Tubeless Compatible Wheels, on my Motobecane Café noir, I like to put some Swalbes on in the Spring and tubes, do I need a special tire? just want to stay with tubes here.
Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-17, 04:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 77,785
Posted By Pistard

+ 1 to call Jamis a BD bike is kind of crazy, I...

+ 1 to call Jamis a BD bike is kind of crazy, I own 3 of them, Endura road CF bike, Jamis Coda Comp ( one of the all around best bikes ever) and a Citizen 3.
Forum: Touring
09-03-17, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,974
Posted By Pistard

future here right now Disk baby Disk

future here right now Disk baby Disk
Replies: 16
Views: 1,763
Posted By Pistard

What a crock man ! 10 grand???? total bull, not...

What a crock man ! 10 grand???? total bull, not worth of even conversing any further, LMAO
09-03-17, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By Pistard

KMC is on a LOT of bikes, most people will never...

KMC is on a LOT of bikes, most people will never have chain failure, you change your chain every couple of Years, very surprised, but clearly a fault somewhere.
Forum: Touring
08-24-17, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By Pistard

so why even bother with tubeless ( unless you...

so why even bother with tubeless ( unless you have a fatty)??
08-24-17, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,687
Posted By Pistard

So many lighter options, just about anything is...

So many lighter options, just about anything is lighter then the antelope
08-23-17, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By Pistard

just find an earn a bike rescue , where you get a...

just find an earn a bike rescue , where you get a free bike after volunteering 5 or six hours, use that, gets stolen go back and tell them what happen, get another bike, we do that at times in my...
08-23-17, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,654
Posted By Pistard

Really 3 millimeters?? take the wheel to a Lbs, 5...

Really 3 millimeters?? take the wheel to a Lbs, 5 bucks and 10 seconds... took me about 2 minutes, you would take it apart, repack it, bring back to FedEx, and hope it gets back wherever it came from...
08-23-17, 09:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,654
Posted By Pistard

Just got my first Bikesdirect bike a Motobecane...

Just got my first Bikesdirect bike a Motobecane Café Noir, after purchasing 3 bikes at lbs, I am impressed most of all by the welds, much better then my Jamis, the black paint is like laquer, put...
Forum: Northeast
08-03-17, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By Pistard

Thanks, I got my 28's on.

Thanks, I got my 28's on.
08-02-17, 11:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,652
Posted By Pistard

My grandfather had one in the 1920's. better...

My grandfather had one in the 1920's. better technology out there over the last 100 Years
08-02-17, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By Pistard

Congrats man, last Year I did a tour for a week,...

Congrats man, last Year I did a tour for a week, mileage where 48, 55 mile range, felt good one day, hear my partner go hey we are here!!! put on 10 more,great personal satisfaction.
08-02-17, 11:16 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,099
Posted By Pistard

I purchased a bunch of bikes at shops, I wrench...

I purchased a bunch of bikes at shops, I wrench at a bike rescue, so I finally ordered a Steel bike Motobecane Café Noir $699, good value, I will put it together slow and check each component, will...
Forum: Northeast
08-02-17, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By Pistard

Adirondacks , Long lake / Tupper/ Newcomb

I be spending a week in Long lake, I understand the shoulders are pretty good to New comb and Tupper, is it rolling hills or steep? clide here 230lbs. Thanks
07-25-17, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,932
Posted By Pistard

I used gatorskins for about 4 Years with one flat...

I used gatorskins for about 4 Years with one flat at 230lbs, got a more comfortable ride today with Schwalbe Marathon supremes @ 90lbs and 28mm no flat ever in 2 Years, even after touring 500 miles...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-17, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By Pistard

Yeah like the B 17 has been around since they...

Yeah like the B 17 has been around since they invented the combustion engine!! is the same my grandfather rode in 1936 back in the Old World, there are better and cheaper alternatives.
07-21-17, 09:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,343
Posted By Pistard

Oatmeal Oatmeal Oatmeal, some meat like turkey...

Oatmeal Oatmeal Oatmeal, some meat like turkey bacon
07-21-17, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 841
Posted By Pistard

thanks

thanks
07-20-17, 04:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,379
Posted By Pistard

I personally like Jamis, their wheels are pretty...

I personally like Jamis, their wheels are pretty strong in 25's, I put 28mm schwalbes on no flat in 3 Years!
07-20-17, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 841
Posted By Pistard

Bifocal sunglasses for bikers

what is the best way to get one pair, I have prescription sunglasses when I ride but they are not the right design for it, most of the eyewear options around here are not sport related.:foo:
Forum: Northeast
07-20-17, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By Pistard

WE ride every time we stay at Copake, great trail

WE ride every time we stay at Copake, great trail
02-25-17, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By Pistard

old MTB Bulmoose handlebar fix

I found a classic old MTB from the 80's with bulmoose handle bar and quill stem welded together, is there any way to raise these with an adapter, I could use a couple of inches height?
02-24-17, 09:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,483
Posted By Pistard

I did the Erie canal Ride last Summer + one day...

I did the Erie canal Ride last Summer + one day in Niagara Falls, 400 miles in a week 50 - 60 miles a day on a Jamis citizen 3 with fork.... did not want to use my carbon fiber roadie, no problems,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-17, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Pistard

Flat bar shifter compability

Hi, I am trying to figure out what rapid fire shifter I could use on My Jamis Xenith, I have a 52 39 30 triple and 9 speed Tiagra brifters , Sora front triple, 105 rear.


Any info on the right...
12-14-16, 03:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,152
Posted By Pistard

I mostly use Jamis, they have some nice hybrids,...

I mostly use Jamis, they have some nice hybrids, I went back to steel with a Coda elite for the 400 mile Erie trip this Year, great all around. Allegro for a more livelier feel etc, every body has...
10-23-16, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By Pistard

I had done a search for affordable Fatties, and...

I had done a search for affordable Fatties, and yours came out as one of the better option. Just have fun!
10-21-16, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By Pistard

Good luck with it.

Good luck with it.
10-15-16, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,906
Posted By Pistard

Cycling Kits for Big Men - Bib Shorts Jerseys 3XL...

Cycling Kits for Big Men - Bib Shorts Jerseys 3XL 4XL 5XL (http://www.aerotechdesigns.com/big-man-cycling-kits.html)


start here, big and tall
10-14-16, 02:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,660
Posted By Pistard

you would need to ask this question somewhere...

you would need to ask this question somewhere else, we like bikes here. Its been done over and over in Europe, just check bicycle docs in England alone, fascinating stuff, nobody has made a Doc ?...
09-30-16, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,029
Posted By Pistard

I like to know also, I am almost pulling the...

I like to know also, I am almost pulling the trigger on my 3rd Jamis, like the Coda elite better then the allegro, just about same price.
09-07-16, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,494
Posted By Pistard

Jamis is really underated here on BF

Jamis is really underated here on BF
09-02-16, 01:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 569
Posted By Pistard

what size handle bar

I converted my Jamis xenith CF bike to get more of a gravel bike result, put schwalbes 32mm on, it has eyelets for racks, and a triple, did the 400 mile Erie Canal ride, worked out great, however...
Forum: Northeast
09-02-16, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,509
Posted By Pistard

Check the Adirondack Ultra cycling website, that...

Check the Adirondack Ultra cycling website, that might help, they do it in one day ( from Schuylervile NY ), hang in Montreal 1 day, back one day...
Forum: Northeast
09-02-16, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By Pistard

Newcomb to Long lake rt2 / 30

Not a good couple of weeks to ride there, the road is being rebuild midway, no real sign explaining it till you get there.:foo:
08-11-16, 03:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,053
Posted By Pistard

Jamis road bikes have rack attachments, I got 2...

Jamis road bikes have rack attachments, I got 2 Jamis bikes, just great bikes
08-03-16, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,621
Posted By Pistard

looked at that today, does not look like more...

looked at that today, does not look like more then 32 that will fit.
08-02-16, 03:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,416
Posted By Pistard

Whats the deal with the fused seat post, any...

Whats the deal with the fused seat post, any clicking noise? I hear people complaining about it
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-16, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By Pistard

2017 Giant Fastroad

Anyone know what color combination available on the new fast roads? I hope that white is not it...
07-26-16, 02:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,949
Posted By Pistard

Just came back from Cycling the Erie canal in NY...

Just came back from Cycling the Erie canal in NY end to end, 386 miles on my Jamis Coda Hybrid, longest day was 63 miles, hybrids and flat bar bikes are much better on the back , 220 Lbs clyde...
Forum: Touring
06-04-16, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,032
Posted By Pistard

Nail thru new Schwalbe

Second ride with new Marathon I bought for a summer tour, got a L shaped nail straight in the center..... salvageable ? getting a new one for the tour I guess, not happy, first flat in 2 Years...
05-28-16, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By Pistard

turns out it was the dust cover... had some grime...

turns out it was the dust cover... had some grime suck on
05-28-16, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By Pistard

Wheel turning by itself

Wheel turning by itself
05-28-16, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By Pistard

[QUOTE=JohnDThompson;18803585]Chains, cranks,...

[QUOTE=JohnDThompson;18803585]Chains, cranks, pedals, derailleurs and their pulleys will only make noise when you're pedaling. Wheels/hubs/tires can make noise whenever the bike is moving, pedaling...
05-27-16, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By Pistard

Noise in Derailleur or hub?

So I am cleaning up my hybrid after a 20 mile ride, I spin my rear wheel , I hear what seams like a rubbing noise, check the the fender, etc, the noise comes from the derailleur area like a constant...
04-06-16, 02:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,978
Posted By Pistard

I try, I go to this local guy, ask the price of...

I try, I go to this local guy, ask the price of this TTube bag, $ 130 +tx, online same thing $68 + 6 ship, Man I cant justifie not saving. Tubes and trinkets etc
03-30-16, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,889
Posted By Pistard

Surly straggler

Hi, I am kinda interested in the steel Surly, a bike that can go most places, anyone with info or insight, I would appreciate it, Looked at the Salsa warbird also, but 2K for an alu bike , don't know...
02-28-16, 07:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,444
Posted By Pistard

A Peugeot randonneur, with fenders, lights etc, a...

A Peugeot randonneur, with fenders, lights etc, a sweet ride back home in France
02-28-16, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,425
Posted By Pistard

not sure what a Marquis is? yes on the Duprat.

not sure what a Marquis is? yes on the Duprat.
02-27-16, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,425
Posted By Pistard

Nice

Nice
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