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09-06-09, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By frankstoneline

tuff guy attitude aside... derailleurs make it...

tuff guy attitude aside...
derailleurs make it so you dont have to manually change gears...but also, you could put a freewheel on both sides of a fixed/free flip flop and have two choices, I ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-09, 03:34 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,642
Posted By frankstoneline

nah, still just a bicycle.

nah, still just a bicycle.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-09, 04:06 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 31,686
Posted By frankstoneline

Concor lights, i got one on a frame I bought from...

Concor lights, i got one on a frame I bought from someone a while ago and cant get enough of those saddles.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-09, 04:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,642
Posted By frankstoneline

I used to regularly cruise the town on my...

I used to regularly cruise the town on my comotion robusta, take my ellsworth to the grocery/coffee/running errands regularly.
I dont really ever worry about that stuff too much, if I ever feel...
09-03-09, 12:40 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 107,100
Posted By frankstoneline

Have: 54cm EAI Bareknuckle, as a frame or a...

Have: 54cm EAI Bareknuckle, as a frame or a complete
Want: Your Crosscheck or similar cross frame with horizontal dropouts or a SS cross frame/complete bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-09, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,533
Posted By frankstoneline

I love my CT-5.

I love my CT-5.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-09, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By frankstoneline

What makes you say the microshift brifters suck?...

What makes you say the microshift brifters suck? Are they the carbon ones with the two paddles?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-09, 02:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,608
Posted By frankstoneline

undies = too many cooks in the kitchen.

undies = too many cooks in the kitchen.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-09, 02:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 846
Posted By frankstoneline

As you ride more, and more regularly, you will...

As you ride more, and more regularly, you will also find the recovery techniques which work for you, some suggestions to help with the muscle soreness: lots of water during and after the ride....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-09, 02:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By frankstoneline

Granted these are long days, and with plenty of...

Granted these are long days, and with plenty of climbing, this isnt an unmanageable situation, certainly not too late to ask for information though it is a bit late to ask about training. Recovery...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-09, 12:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,327
Posted By frankstoneline

floor/hung on bikes not being ridden. All of it,...

floor/hung on bikes not being ridden. All of it, kits, helmet, shoes etc.
Sometimes kits go in drawers or a rubbermaid bin but it's pretty rare.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-09, 03:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,397
Posted By frankstoneline

look to be about $620 for the 09's?

look to be about $620 for the 09's?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-09, 09:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,566
Posted By frankstoneline

you work fer specialized er what?

you work fer specialized er what?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-09, 01:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,397
Posted By frankstoneline

Ah yes, I had made that assumption, I suppose...

Ah yes, I had made that assumption, I suppose I've been spending too much time reading about fancy wheels :crash:

Whats the claimed weight on the elites?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-09, 12:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,397
Posted By frankstoneline

Justify their greatness? I mean, sure, they are...

Justify their greatness? I mean, sure, they are decent wheels, but certainly not for the 1000 dollar price tag. Plenty of folks make a lighter wheel that performs just as well for significantly less....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-09, 12:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,397
Posted By frankstoneline

Ksyriums perform fairly poorly in wind tunnel...

Ksyriums perform fairly poorly in wind tunnel tests, though that isnt all that makes a wheelset. I havent been very impressed with the ksyriums, even before reading that wind tunnel business (I'm...
05-29-09, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By frankstoneline

rear wheel failure isnt too bad.

rear wheel failure isnt too bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-09, 02:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,099
Posted By frankstoneline

Colnago Cristallo, Pinarello Prince, Colnago C50,...

Colnago Cristallo, Pinarello Prince, Colnago C50, Look 565, Pinarello F4:13, Cervelo P3, Raleigh Team, Felt AR series and some of the F series...I'm not positive if those are all EXACTLY what you are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-09, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26,518
Views: 16,287,568
Posted By frankstoneline

They just make the one frame, it's called the...

They just make the one frame, it's called the scant.
I really am enjoying the bike, and I got to go down and check out the shop too which was excellent.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-09, 05:53 PM
Replies: 26,518
Views: 16,287,568
Posted By frankstoneline

Haha, I know, the bottle cage was fixed shortly...

Haha, I know, the bottle cage was fixed shortly after the picture was taken (I hadnt installed it :thumb:)
but thanks for the heads up.
05-28-09, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 459,799
Posted By frankstoneline

Have: Trek 1000 w/ full ultegra 9 speed and...

Have:
Trek 1000 w/ full ultegra 9 speed and ultegra/OP wheels. Anybody have a friend that needs a decent road ride? Needs to go to a new home, as I've moved up. 58cm
Campagnolo/GP4 tubular...
05-28-09, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 368,210
Posted By frankstoneline

Have: Trek 1000 w/ full ultegra 9 speed and...

Have:
Trek 1000 w/ full ultegra 9 speed and ultegra/OP wheels. Anybody have a friend that needs a decent road ride? Needs to go to a new home, as I've moved up. 58cm
Campagnolo/GP4 tubular...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-09, 12:30 PM
Replies: 26,518
Views: 16,287,568
Posted By frankstoneline

new road ride. ...

new road ride.
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b38/foolinthefotograph/DSC_4968.jpg

cant figure out how to get it to post in thread.
11-03-08, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By frankstoneline

for 300 I'd go Bikes direct.

for 300 I'd go Bikes direct.
11-03-08, 02:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By frankstoneline

Why super aero's for a commuter wheelset? Not a...

Why super aero's for a commuter wheelset?
Not a very practical rim choice for an everyday wheelset, you'd probably be better off performance wise with a shallower, lighter rim like an OP, as for an...
11-03-08, 02:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By frankstoneline

Mine nearly rubs with 25's and the wheel a little...

Mine nearly rubs with 25's and the wheel a little over halfway in.
You can run 28's in the front I know though, I've run a road wheel I had a 28 on in the front due to a flat.
11-03-08, 02:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,689
Posted By frankstoneline

People keep complaining about geometry flaws, and...

People keep complaining about geometry flaws, and it's really not that big of a deal. It will fit 700c's just fine, it might just take a little bit of adjusting. Telling him to buy a different frame...
11-02-08, 02:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,689
Posted By frankstoneline

that is a road crankset, but you could use it...

that is a road crankset, but you could use it yes, it will fit in the bottom bracket.
11-02-08, 02:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,027
Posted By frankstoneline

I really like old road drops, they are generally...

I really like old road drops, they are generally a little shallower and have no cable routing grooves.
11-02-08, 02:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,689
Posted By frankstoneline

the seatpost, stem and bars should, though you...

the seatpost, stem and bars should, though you can get similar bars cheaper out of a box of parts at a local shop probably. Just order the FSA headset leader suggests with the frame, price...
11-02-08, 02:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,689
Posted By frankstoneline

You are an imbecile, it's a bike. It's not as if...

You are an imbecile, it's a bike. It's not as if just cause its a "track" frame it's going to throw him from the saddle without warning if he hasnt ridden one before, and not knowing how to build a...
11-02-08, 02:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,027
Posted By frankstoneline

A lot of people log a lot of miles on poorly set...

A lot of people log a lot of miles on poorly set up bikes, just cause he does it doesnt make it the best option. I logged probably 700 miles a month for several months last year on risers, drops is...
11-02-08, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 459,799
Posted By frankstoneline

Want: CX frameset please! CETMA 5 or 7 rail ...

Want:
CX frameset please!
CETMA 5 or 7 rail
Decent Saddles
A set of Brifters

Have:
Couple sets of drop bars
Set of Aspin tubular rims
A mavic clincher, nice rim, kind of like an OP in shape.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-08, 02:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By frankstoneline

I would ebay it, and toss a reserve on at about...

I would ebay it, and toss a reserve on at about 500. I've seen older cannondale caad frames go for over 800 dollars, see where it ends up. With a reserve you can then decide whether you want to let...
09-27-08, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By frankstoneline

I love my surly. though formula's are nice too. ...

I love my surly. though formula's are nice too. I would just snag a set of those formula to cxp 22's for about 160.
09-27-08, 04:10 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 20,602
Posted By frankstoneline

gotta take it off or people wont know you've got...

gotta take it off or people wont know you've got steel balls111
09-15-08, 12:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By frankstoneline

dang, 2cm's too big and a month too late...

dang, 2cm's too big and a month too late...
09-15-08, 12:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By frankstoneline

what size is it?

what size is it?
09-14-08, 12:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 714
Posted By frankstoneline

running tights under a pair of heavy weight...

running tights under a pair of heavy weight knickers or a pair of jeans rolled up, add some cycling shorts under if its going to be a long distance. On top, a pair of long underwear, tee shirt, long...
09-13-08, 10:29 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,166,774
Posted By frankstoneline

ti is pretty soft. seems impractical for a track...

ti is pretty soft. seems impractical for a track frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-08, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By frankstoneline

I angle my cleats a little out and about a third...

I angle my cleats a little out and about a third of the way back the shoe, though I dont really have monster thighs
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-08, 11:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,518
Posted By frankstoneline

ultegra/open pros. I've been abusing mine on...

ultegra/open pros. I've been abusing mine on rough roads and long rides since I got em a couple weeks ago, still gold. (probably 400 miles of rough rough riding)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-08, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By frankstoneline

hospital, driver, rest up and deal with the legal...

hospital, driver, rest up and deal with the legal bit, then goto a bike shop and have em check your frame.
09-13-08, 03:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By frankstoneline

ALE's are mad nice. I dig mine.

ALE's are mad nice.
I dig mine.
09-13-08, 03:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,046
Posted By frankstoneline

I cant tell a whole lot of difference and have...

I cant tell a whole lot of difference and have been riding a 28-32 tube in a 23 tire for a couple months now.
no explosions yet, not saying its a good idea, but it hasnt wronged me yet (knock on...
09-13-08, 02:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,997
Posted By frankstoneline

I love the idea of being able to put my cascadias...

I love the idea of being able to put my cascadias on my touring bike and go schralp around in the snow, slush, rain and muck. Winter presents a challenge, both in the act of riding, and in pushing...
09-13-08, 02:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By frankstoneline

hit me up regarding those deep v's. it depends...

hit me up regarding those deep v's.
it depends on what you want for a stem, the stock pista forks are 1" so your choices are kind of limited unless you shim it. I would hit up your local bike place.
09-13-08, 02:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,912
Posted By frankstoneline

the alien is tradistional track geometry, and is...

the alien is tradistional track geometry, and is (I believe if i remember correctly) a close to square frame, while the IRO is like single speed road geometry. Steeper angles and square frame on the...
09-13-08, 01:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,997
Posted By frankstoneline

first off, can you really? I mean, many people...

first off, can you really? I mean, many people say that, but not many of them ACTUALLY can handle their bikes well. granted everyone goes down on occasion, but if you are questioning riding in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 02:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,238
Posted By frankstoneline

After rides I always enjoy a load of hummus with...

After rides I always enjoy a load of hummus with carrots and peanuts. Follow it up with a bean burrito when I feel up to a real meal (generally another hour or so) and the next day i feel great and...
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