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10-02-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By mathews023

Front brake / carbon fork

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/image_514196fb131ce975dad5a4cfc8c41b6e6d6d5e12.jpgWould like to install a front brake on my Specialized Langster Pro. Stock fork. Would...
09-18-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By mathews023

Hm I thought that if the carbon flexes when...

Hm I thought that if the carbon flexes when pinched and if the spoke holes are much larger than the spoke diameter, itís fairing. Iím away for the weekend but can take a photo when I return
09-17-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By mathews023

Yes, itís on a track bike. The Aeolus 9 D3 looks...

Yes, itís on a track bike. The Aeolus 9 D3 looks like a full carbon wheel. My wheel just has carbon fairings
09-16-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By mathews023

Bontrager Wheel ID help

Hi, could someone please help me identify the model of this wheel? Any rough estimate on how much to sell...
09-14-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By mathews023

I got it off! Thanks for the help!

I got it off! Thanks for the help!
09-12-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By mathews023

Thanks everyone. Was hoping that wouldn't be the...

Thanks everyone. Was hoping that wouldn't be the only solution. The stem is frozen to the frame :/
It's forward facing, was just turned around for the picture
09-12-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By mathews023

Handlebar clamp

Hello, someone stole my handlebars and clamp. I bought a replacement 25.4mm handlebar but am having trouble finding the back of the clamp. Any suggestions? Tried a few LBS but no luck ...
11-19-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,207
Posted By mathews023

thanks again for the response. How can I adjust...

thanks again for the response. How can I adjust the saddle height on this bike? I donít see a clamp around the seatpost or on the frame. Am I missing something?
11-05-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,207
Posted By mathews023

Thank you very much for your informative...

Thank you very much for your informative response.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/9603c6f0_ae9e_4191_b05b_6f71bbf87c3b_32a7e2c6efc6cb9179841cc5f71a73a5275faffb.jpeg...
11-05-20, 04:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,207
Posted By mathews023

881062

881062
11-04-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,207
Posted By mathews023

Bridgestone Kabuki

I am looking for assistance in identifying the year/model of this Bridgestone Kabuki. Thanks!!...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,310
Posted By mathews023

Giant TCR Limited

Could someone help me identify the year of this bike? And maybe rough estimate on value.
...
Replies: 4
Views: 997
Posted By mathews023

Thanks for the input. I'm gonna pass this up.

Thanks for the input. I'm gonna pass this up.
Replies: 4
Views: 997
Posted By mathews023

Titanium bike

https://imgur.com/BRWXpZI
https://imgur.com/mbI5nsQ
https://imgur.com/a/gsTT5eQ

About 20 years old. I'm not too familiar with titanium road bikes; any idea around how much this is worth?
11-26-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By mathews023

sorry for not having enough info. i swapped the...

sorry for not having enough info. i swapped the headset cups and it worked out
11-16-18, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By mathews023

Fork/frame issue

I'm trying to swap forks on 2 of my bikes. The issue i'm running into is that the fork won't sit flush against the head tube. If I remove the bearings, it will. Would swapping these parts pictured...
01-30-18, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By mathews023

Wow, thanks for the quick answer!

Wow, thanks for the quick answer!
01-30-18, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By mathews023

Anyone know what saddle this is?

The name's fading away
Made in Italy

https://imgur.com/a/CXZ7C
https://imgur.com/a/PZ5rd
https://imgur.com/a/n5D4n

Appreciate the help!
10-28-17, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,304
Posted By mathews023

Rim side. Rim tape looks fairly new. Ordinary...

Rim side. Rim tape looks fairly new. Ordinary tube.

I just bought a new tube. Works fine.
10-25-17, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,304
Posted By mathews023

I checked the rim tape and I flipped the tube...

I checked the rim tape and I flipped the tube with the same result. The hole is really small, can't see it without inflating the tube.
10-25-17, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,304
Posted By mathews023

Hole in patch

https://imgur.com/a/WIGwi

Why is this happening?

Tube will probably hold for ~1 hr (w/ the bike stationary)

Tire is 29 x 2.1, tube is 29 x 1.75-2.125
07-21-17, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By mathews023

Negative :(

Negative :(
07-20-17, 03:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By mathews023

Yeah that's what I was thinking but wasn't sure...

Yeah that's what I was thinking but wasn't sure cause I had never heard of a cap on the non drive side. I'll take it to my LBS to see if they can remove it - no luck on my end.
07-18-17, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,064
Posted By mathews023

Adding a freewheel

Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet (http://imgur.com/K0mkF0N)

I want to add a freewheel to the other side of the hub. I don't see any threading on the bare hub. Am I still able to...
05-31-17, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,545
Posted By mathews023

Saddle/bar tape color

https://m.imgur.com/WvBlNJP

Suggestions? White frame with 80s gray on fork and stays
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-17, 11:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 797
Posted By mathews023

Wolber GTX 2 vs Matrix ISO C-II

What's the better wheel? I'm finding different weights and reviews on different sites.

It's going on a 1989 Centurion Ironman Master Dave Scott

Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-17, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,917
Posted By mathews023

Raleigh R500 1996

RALEIGH ROAD BIKE "MADE IN THE USA" (http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/bik/5946457687.html)

He's agreed to $120. Yay or nay?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-16, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By mathews023

No it doesn't. The chain is in the second largest...

No it doesn't. The chain is in the second largest cog and smallest chainring
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-16, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By mathews023

I like em!: Imgur: The most awesome images on...

I like em!:
Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet (http://imgur.com/a/zUw7N)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-16, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By mathews023

Thanks everyone. I'll give em a shot

Thanks everyone. I'll give em a shot
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-16, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By mathews023

Bykas spoke wraps

I was just given these spoke covers as a gift. Will they increase drag? I don't race, just ride around the city.

They look similar to this: ...
07-17-16, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By mathews023

Thanks, i bought it

Thanks, i bought it
07-15-16, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By mathews023

CL Deal - Giant Rincon

Giant Rincon (http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/bik/5682313271.html)

Yay or nay?

I've been road biking for several years, want to get a taste of mt biking. Seems like a good entry level deal?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-16, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By mathews023

Help on Craigslist deal

Specialized Dolce Elite Road Bike (http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/bik/5590571683.html)

2008 Specialized Elite Dolce

105 components

I bartered down to $300. Should I go for it?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-16, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 663
Posted By mathews023

Specialized Dolce Elite

Specialized Dolce Elite Road Bike (http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/bik/5590571683.html)

Yay or nay?

Additional info:

'Shimano 105, shifter/breaks run through Shimano 105 flight deck, it's a...
01-07-16, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By mathews023

Craiglist bike

SE Draft Lite
SE Draft Lite Single-Speed Bicycle (with lock and rear rack) (http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/bik/5391308343.html)

I know its gonna be a heavy bike, but I've never ridden fixed...
09-16-15, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By mathews023

Thanks guys. I didn't realize it was that simple....

Thanks guys. I didn't realize it was that simple. So just to make sure before I buy anything... This is the current setup on my bike: Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet...
09-15-15, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By mathews023

Single Speed to Fixed Gear Conversion

Hello all,

I currently have a single speed with a freewheel. I would like to ride fixed. What is the cheapest way to convert my bike?

I could not find a flip flop hub wheelset within my price...
06-28-15, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,561
Posted By mathews023

Lol, better? Imgur (http://imgur.com/ohFfy13)

Lol, better?

Imgur (http://imgur.com/ohFfy13)
06-27-15, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,561
Posted By mathews023

Here's the finished product: Imgur...

Here's the finished product:
Imgur (http://imgur.com/SwnH7BP)

Thanks for all the help!
06-16-15, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,561
Posted By mathews023

Bullhorn handlebars

Hello,

I want to replace my drop bars with these bullhorn handlebars:

Retrospec Bicycles Pursuit Bull Horn Style Lightweight Alloy Handlebars for Track Bike, Black...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,689
Posted By mathews023

WS doesn't seem to want to budge on the price. ...

WS doesn't seem to want to budge on the price.

I'm checking out the Fuji tomorrow. I got him to go down to $125 over email. Any tips to haggle even lower in person?

Thanks for your input.
Replies: 8
Views: 2,689
Posted By mathews023

Interesting. One of the concerns I had with this...

Interesting. One of the concerns I had with this bike is I've read in multiple forums that the World Sport didn't become a reputable bike until mid-late 80s. What're your thoughts on this?
Replies: 8
Views: 2,689
Posted By mathews023

Thank you! I'll check out the bike sometime this...

Thank you! I'll check out the bike sometime this week.
Replies: 8
Views: 2,689
Posted By mathews023

Thanks for the response. Would this be a...

Thanks for the response.

Would this be a better option?
https://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/bik/5033578640.html
Replies: 8
Views: 2,689
Posted By mathews023

1986/87 Women's Fuji Absolute 10 Speed

Vintage ladies blue Fuji Absolute street racer 10 speed (http://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/bik/5059275877.html)

Worth $150?

Thanks!
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