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Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-11, 11:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,442
Posted By bikegummo

Thanks everyone--great info. In the end, I...

Thanks everyone--great info. In the end, I ordered the Kask K.50 Evo. Not the top of the line (the top one, the Vertigo, was the most amazing fitting helmet I've ever tried in my life), but the third...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-11, 09:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,442
Posted By bikegummo

Good, Well Vented Helmets with Insect Nets

I've done some searching (here and on the google), and I'm not coming up with many recent hits for good road helmets with insect nets. Got stung wildly last fall as my friend and I rode into a giant...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-11, 07:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,827
Posted By bikegummo

Hey hammerdog, I was thinking about Strictly...

Hey hammerdog, I was thinking about Strictly Bicycles since they're just over the GWB around Edgewater. I've passed them on some rides before, and they helped me out with a seatpost when mine broke...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-11, 03:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,827
Posted By bikegummo

Don King--hahaha! Great suggestions again,...

Don King--hahaha! Great suggestions again, everyone. Didn't know anything about Blue. Looks like there's a dealer in Brooklyn, so I'll check it out. hammerdog, I'm most interested in something light...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-10, 11:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,827
Posted By bikegummo

What's the deal with Kestrel? I see them at some...

What's the deal with Kestrel? I see them at some of the higher end shops, but I also see them at BD. Same bike? Same company?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-10, 06:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,827
Posted By bikegummo

Also going to see if any bmc complete bikes come...

Also going to see if any bmc complete bikes come in under my budget.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-10, 06:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,827
Posted By bikegummo

Great suggestions! Really appreciate it! Looks...

Great suggestions! Really appreciate it! Looks like I'm going to focus on the Kuota Kharma with Rival, the Wilier Izoard with Ultegra, and the Scott CR1 Elite (though it doesn't necessarily mesh with...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-10, 11:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,827
Posted By bikegummo

Whoa! I was just on CC, and I missed that!...

Whoa! I was just on CC, and I missed that! Interesting...hate buying without riding though.

But still....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-10, 11:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,827
Posted By bikegummo

New Bike Advice (under $2700)

Hi all,

I know posts like these can be irritating, but I'm trying to figure out what I've left out. Looking for a new carbon complete bike that's light, stiff, and fairly comfortable. Budget is...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-10, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 492
Posted By bikegummo

Fair enough kimconyc--though you might be having...

Fair enough kimconyc--though you might be having a go at me for going Chorus/Rival and not Super Record/Red. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-10, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 492
Posted By bikegummo

Appreciate it, DaveSSS. Also kabex, I'll check...

Appreciate it, DaveSSS. Also kabex, I'll check out the links. Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-10, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 492
Posted By bikegummo

Yeah, I'm familiar with a bike, so my question...

Yeah, I'm familiar with a bike, so my question wasn't "Where's the adjusting barrel?" Or "What's a rear dropout?" I was asking what I'd need aside from wheels, pedals, and a gruppo. Never built one...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-10, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 492
Posted By bikegummo

Yeah, well, the frame is very reasonable, and as...

Yeah, well, the frame is very reasonable, and as I mentioned, I'm not rich. Figured I'd do my best for now, and eventually upgrade. I realize it's a bit like living in a trailer and driving a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-10, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 492
Posted By bikegummo

Building up a bike--couple of questions

Hi all,

I've gotten an opportunity to purchase a Cyfac frame at a great price from a friend. I'm on a serious budget and I do no wrenching, so I'm wondering what it would really take to build the...
Forum: Northeast
09-13-10, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By bikegummo

Totally agree about the less-than-stellar rest...

Totally agree about the less-than-stellar rest stops. Really disappointing. Glad I'd brought my own snacks as a backup.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-10, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By bikegummo

I'll post a pic. So confused! Thanks all!

I'll post a pic. So confused! Thanks all!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-10, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By bikegummo

Speedplay question

Argh! I know this is a dumb question, but I'm so confused. I've been riding Speedplay X-series (X-2, I think?) pedals since I bought my bike nearly 3 years ago. Replaced the cleats once, and just the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-10, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By bikegummo

I am honestly not sure of my budget...i guess the...

I am honestly not sure of my budget...i guess the least amount of money that would make the most difference. I definitely wouldn't want anything ove a grand on this bike (and likely less). I probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-10, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By bikegummo

New wheels to replace what came with my bike

Hi all,

I'm riding a Felt F75 with Shimano R500 wheels, and I'm thinking it's time to upgrade to something lighter. Looks like a new bike is out of the question at the moment, so I'd like to...
Forum: Northeast
06-30-10, 11:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,855
Posted By bikegummo

Thanks ckelly49. All answers sound great! Wish it...

Thanks ckelly49. All answers sound great! Wish it was this year...
Forum: Northeast
06-28-10, 04:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,855
Posted By bikegummo

Really excited about this. Love doing centuries,...

Really excited about this. Love doing centuries, but this looks like just enough of a casual contest (as in the real Gran Fondo style) to be something new. Wish it was sooner!

Is passista out...
Forum: Northeast
06-21-10, 10:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,855
Posted By bikegummo

Gran Fondo New York

Looks interesting...just saw this today:

http://www.granfondony.com
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-10, 05:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,758
Posted By bikegummo

Thanks everyone! Wow, so many choices...LOVE the...

Thanks everyone! Wow, so many choices...LOVE the Tommasini frames, and also the Pegoretti (though those might be out of my range). Tommasini is tough to find info for (prices, dealers). Really like...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-10, 10:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,758
Posted By bikegummo

Thanks guys. Forgot about GIOS, and didn't know...

Thanks guys. Forgot about GIOS, and didn't know of Pelizzoli. Looks like Pelizzoli might be tougher to obtain though. Any other ideas? Thanks again!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-10, 10:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,758
Posted By bikegummo

Modern Italian Steel

I know posts like this create flame wars, but please know that I definitely am not after that. I've just returned from a trip around northern Italy, and I'm now mildly obsessed with getting a modern...
Forum: Northeast
12-01-09, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,619
Posted By bikegummo

Totally agree. Had my bike overhauled there and...

Totally agree. Had my bike overhauled there and it was amazing. Shopping there for a new bike now. Really patient, nice guys.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-09, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By bikegummo

Thanks everyone. Great suggestions. I'm afraid...

Thanks everyone. Great suggestions. I'm afraid the Cervelo RS is off the list for budget reasons. Went to see one after work today, and all 2009s are gone, and 2010s won't be in until mid-December,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-09, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By bikegummo

Thanks guys. Yeah, the problem isn't the chatter...

Thanks guys. Yeah, the problem isn't the chatter of the aluminum, but the position. And it isn't really a "bike doesn't fit" thing--it's as if I was on my current bike, only rotated up, with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-09, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By bikegummo

I guess it's not that it's SO aggressive--it's...

I guess it's not that it's SO aggressive--it's just that I'm busted after 60 or so miles. When I took the more relaxed Look out, it was instantly more comfortable and it really did feel like I could...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-09, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By bikegummo

Plush/Relaxed/Comfort Frames

Hi all,

I'm looking at a few plush/comfort/relaxed bikes to replace a fairly aggressive Felt F75 (I rode a Look 566, and just don't enjoy my F75 anymore), and I'd love some advice and help. I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-09, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By bikegummo

Thanks DaveSSS. Yeah, I think you're right about...

Thanks DaveSSS. Yeah, I think you're right about the Look model. My mistake--I keep calling it the wrong model.

Here's the geometry for the bike I've got (mine's a 52):...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-09, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By bikegummo

Stem length/rise

Hi all,

Just test-rode a Look 586 (the plush one with the more upright geometry) and a Felt Z4 (also plush and more upright), and realized that I really want a frame more like that because the...
07-02-09, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By bikegummo

Brakes and drop bars

Recently started building a singlespeed, but now I've inherited one. It's currently got flat bars with Tektro RX 1 levers, which I want eventually to ditch in favor of more road-like levers on some...
06-01-09, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By bikegummo

Thanks, everyone. droptop, I just noticed that...

Thanks, everyone. droptop, I just noticed that about the R200s. Typed the name in wrong during my search because I'm an idiot. Thanks again!
05-31-09, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By bikegummo

Handlebars and brakes

Hi all,

I'm building up a flip flop singlespeed for commuting (might go to fixed later, but for now it's ss). Anyhow, I've got a ways to go, but I'm working to get it to look a bit like the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-09, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By bikegummo

Want to make my road bike plush

Hi all,

I've dug around here but haven't really found anything related. Just have a general question, as I've hurt my back recently, but don't want to quit riding. I am interested in making my...
Forum: Foo
04-13-09, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19,565
Views: 397,543
Posted By bikegummo

But not for me -- Miles Davis

But not for me -- Miles Davis
Forum: Foo
09-26-08, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19,565
Views: 397,543
Posted By bikegummo

Ball of Confusion (That's What the World Is...

Ball of Confusion (That's What the World Is Today) - The Temptations
Forum: Northeast
09-10-08, 03:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,041
Posted By bikegummo

I didn't get my bike at Sid's (got it at NYC...

I didn't get my bike at Sid's (got it at NYC Velo), but I sure wish I had. I was told that minor adjustments would be free for the life of my bike by the NYC Velo guys. I spent tons of money for...
Forum: Foo
08-24-08, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19,565
Views: 397,543
Posted By bikegummo

Dream Brother - Jeff Buckley

Dream Brother - Jeff Buckley
07-12-08, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By bikegummo

I'm not tired of him. For what it's worth, I like...

I'm not tired of him. For what it's worth, I like him a lot.
Forum: Northeast
07-05-08, 04:00 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,641
Posted By bikegummo

Many thanks, Paulie. I still have received...

Many thanks, Paulie. I still have received nothing, but I think I first wrote him Sunday night (?) or so. I subsequently sent the emails again, so hopefully something will turn up soon. Same for my...
07-05-08, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,180
Posted By bikegummo

I thought I saw something too. Not sure...

I thought I saw something too. Not sure...
07-03-08, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,247
Posted By bikegummo

Thank you. This was getting painful.

Thank you. This was getting painful.
Forum: Northeast
07-03-08, 06:53 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,641
Posted By bikegummo

Appreciate it, Air. I have sent 3 emails with the...

Appreciate it, Air. I have sent 3 emails with the subject REFUND REQUEST and received nothing. My friend has had the same luck, with a similar subject title. Argh.

Thanks just the same though....
Forum: Northeast
07-02-08, 03:19 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,641
Posted By bikegummo

Anybody heard specifically from Glen yet (not the...

Anybody heard specifically from Glen yet (not the form letter that went to everyone, but a specific letter in response to an email)? I got the feeling he was a stand-up guy, but I've still heard...
Forum: Northeast
06-11-08, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 524
Posted By bikegummo

Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Northeast
05-05-08, 10:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,172
Posted By bikegummo

I'm doing the Ride to Montauk 145 (or 100 if I...

I'm doing the Ride to Montauk 145 (or 100 if I chicken out) on June 21. Can't do the other one as I'll be out of town.
Forum: Foo
04-07-08, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19,565
Views: 397,543
Posted By bikegummo

Music Will Not Last - Jamie Lidell

Music Will Not Last - Jamie Lidell
Forum: Foo
01-13-08, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19,565
Views: 397,543
Posted By bikegummo

I Got By In Time -- The Jam

I Got By In Time -- The Jam
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