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02-04-08, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By newroadie

I'll get it looked at soon, but in the meantime...

I'll get it looked at soon, but in the meantime will it be alright to ride?
02-04-08, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By newroadie

Notch in Campy headset?

I recently acquired an old (early 80s?) road bike with Campy components. I noticed that I feel a "notch" in the headset when the stem is facing forward. In other words, the bars/stem/fork will stop...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-07, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By newroadie

good deals on steel road frames?

i'm looking to buy a new steel road frame. besides surly, who sells them? i've heard good things about the lemond sarthe, but they only sell it as a full bike. anyone have recommendations?
07-27-07, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,691
Posted By newroadie

Jamis Axis?

a seller is offering a jamis axis bike. i can't find any information on the model on the web. it appears to be a 12 speed road bike. does anyone know what this might be, and what it's worth?
Forum: Northeast
07-05-07, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,560
Posted By newroadie

dc to rehoboth bike route?

does anyone know of a bike-friendly route between dc and rehoboth beach, delaware? i remember seeing one a while ago but i can't find anything online. any help would be appreciated.
Forum: Commuting
05-29-07, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By newroadie

cheap blinkie lights

i'm looking for some really cheap lights for my bike. i paid 25 bucks for one, and the housing for it broke as soon as i tried to remove it. i'd much rather get a bunch of super cheap ones that i...
05-01-07, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By newroadie

clicking/popping when pedaling

i just got a used bike, and when i pedal it there is a clicking or popping sound and feeling with each revolution of the cranks. it might be the drivetrain engaging at a certain point, but im not...
04-30-07, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,333
Posted By newroadie

i dont have any pictures of it, but it looks like...

i dont have any pictures of it, but it looks like this:

http://www.slackers.net/~skoop/nishiki/nishiki_olympic_5.jpg
04-30-07, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,333
Posted By newroadie

i should probably also mention that it appears to...

i should probably also mention that it appears to be a mid to late 80s model with friction shifting
04-30-07, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,333
Posted By newroadie

nishiki olympic worth 120?

i have the chance to buy a nishiki olympic that appears to be in very good shape for 120. this seems a bit high based on what ive seen elsewhere online. is is worth it, or should i keep looking?
03-08-07, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,942
Posted By newroadie

no

no
03-08-07, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,942
Posted By newroadie

i'm not sure, but it generally happens after ive...

i'm not sure, but it generally happens after ive been pedaling for a bit, doesn't happen immediately
03-08-07, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,942
Posted By newroadie

i dont think the cogs or the chain are too badly...

i dont think the cogs or the chain are too badly worn. also, i think this problem started after i let my idiot friend ride my bike. he was riding down a hill, and didnt know how to brake (!!!) and...
03-08-07, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,942
Posted By newroadie

slipping gears when i pedal hard

my bike is slipping gears when i pedal hard. i cant seem to replicate the problem when i turn my bike upside down to work on it, so i'm hesitant to mess with the derailleur limit screws. anyone...
05-20-06, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,004
Posted By newroadie

any hope for bent rear dropout?

I was thinking of turning an old Schwinn frame that's laying around into a single-speed, but one of the rear dropouts is badly bent (both widened and angled away from the frame). Is there any...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-05, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 587
Posted By newroadie

google? what's that? i figure a forum of...

google? what's that?

i figure a forum of experienced people can tell me more than a search engine. thanks for the help though.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-05, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 587
Posted By newroadie

decent, cheap zip-up jerseys

help me find them online.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-05, 12:54 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,517
Posted By newroadie

i don't think there's anything wrong with wearing...

i don't think there's anything wrong with wearing a soviet jersey, but you should probably understand that there are some who are going to find it offensive. just because youre wearing it to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-05, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By newroadie

best shoes for the $?

i'm looking to invest in a pair of shoes and cleats to go with SPD pedals. i have a road bike, but have been considering mtn shoes for their convenience - is there any problem with this, besides the...
08-12-04, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 872
Posted By newroadie

the spoke's not broken. is it entirely...

the spoke's not broken.

is it entirely necessary to go to the shop? i would like the learn how to do this because in a month i'm not going to have easy access to a bike shop.
08-12-04, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 872
Posted By newroadie

spoke came off today

i was riding on a bumpy paved trail today on my road bike, and i heard some rattling in the front wheel. i got off the bike and a spoke had come loose. the piece that attaches the spoke to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-04, 06:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,151
Posted By newroadie

what do you use to carry stuff with you while biking?

while biking, where do you put your cellphone, wallet, keys and all that stuff? i sometimes just throw it in a backpack, but that is a pain in the ass to lug around while youre biking
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-04, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By newroadie

what's the proper distance?

what's the proper distance?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-04, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By newroadie

bike computer question

i purchased a used road bike that came with a computer, which appears to be broken. the timer works, but nothing else does (average speed, mph, distance travelled, etc.). obviously, i didn't get a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-04, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By newroadie

on the same topic, does anyone know of a good...

on the same topic, does anyone know of a good bike route between annapolis and dc?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-04, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By newroadie

newb question: tire width

ive been biking a lot the past few months, and recently bought a used trek road bike. the bike came with 700/23 tires. i have been reading around on these forums, and i think these tires may be a...
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