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05-25-09, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,527
Posted By gabiker

No I didn't replace the bottom bracket. There was...

No I didn't replace the bottom bracket. There was a washer between the left crank arm and the bottom bracket on my LX, but my SLX didn't even have it in the package so I am guessing it wasn't needed....
05-25-09, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,527
Posted By gabiker

I have looked at two different exploded views and...

I have looked at two different exploded views and one of them shows a spacer and one doesn't so that is why I was confused.

I will say I think it is an awesome crank.

Thanks
05-24-09, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,527
Posted By gabiker

SLX Crankset installation

Hello,

I just had to replace a LX crank with a SLX, but didn't change the bottom bracket yet, because the one I had is fine. The question I have is the left crank arm on the LX crank had a washer...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-08, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By gabiker

Just rotate them and you'll get twice the life...

Just rotate them and you'll get twice the life out of them. Once the left one is worn about half way put the right cleat on it and the left on the right. Get cleat covers and put them on when you...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 610
Posted By gabiker

I cycle the streets of Rome several times a week....

I cycle the streets of Rome several times a week. Oops Rome, GA that is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-08, 12:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,467
Posted By gabiker

I think you'll find several good shops in...

I think you'll find several good shops in Atlanta. Even some of the Performance stores there are pretty good.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-08, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By gabiker

I have done a couple of the spinervals and must...

I have done a couple of the spinervals and must say they do take some of the boredom out of riding a trainer. They are also a specific exercise unless you get the virtual rides and then there like...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-08, 12:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,660
Posted By gabiker

Check out these guys. http://www.heavyglare.com/...

Check out these guys. http://www.heavyglare.com/ I have bought two pairs of Nike's from them that work great and they now do prescription swappable lenses.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-07, 02:29 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 25,142
Posted By gabiker

Well I have number 3 as part of my sig now so I...

Well I have number 3 as part of my sig now so I am officially #3
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-07, 08:19 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 25,142
Posted By gabiker

Count me in and I think that makes me member #3....

Count me in and I think that makes me member #3. We have a member in our club that has a 99 Litespeed and she wanted a new bike so she bought a $4,000 Specialized Ruby Pro. She hardly ever rides the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-07, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By gabiker

I am using the SL version of that chain and it...

I am using the SL version of that chain and it works great. The missing link is nice as well and very easy to use.
09-20-07, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,897
Posted By gabiker

I am chiming in here a little late, but I am also...

I am chiming in here a little late, but I am also a type 2 diabetic and have high blood pressure and have a pretty hard time finding medicine that won't affect me while riding. I used to have a Dr....
08-22-07, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By gabiker

You might want to try these as well....

You might want to try these as well. http://www2.yoursole.com/home
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-07, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 536
Posted By gabiker

Thanks for all of the fast replies and it did...

Thanks for all of the fast replies and it did tell me what I need to know which it will be my next chain. As far as the Wimperman I haven't heard many good things about there 10 spd chains.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-07, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 536
Posted By gabiker

No this is the SL10 which is quite a bit more...

No this is the SL10 which is quite a bit more expensive. http://www.kmcchain.com/index.php?ln=en&fn=bu_bicycle#b
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-07, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 536
Posted By gabiker

KMC X10SL chain

Hello,

Just wondering if anybody is using/used this chain before? It looks like a nice lightweight chain, but I wonder how durable it is.

Thanks...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-07, 01:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,230
Posted By gabiker

Welcome to the Ti world and I am sure you will...

Welcome to the Ti world and I am sure you will love it for years to come. I recently did Bike Va around Williamsburg and road out the Colonial Prkwy which is almost like cobble stone. Everyone was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-07, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By gabiker

I have used nothing but the Rubino Pro Slicks for...

I have used nothing but the Rubino Pro Slicks for a few years now. Get them from Probikekit.com for $21 and never look back. They last a long time and have great puncture resistance.
05-21-07, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By gabiker

Well I found out what the culprit was during a 75...

Well I found out what the culprit was during a 75 mile ride on Saturday. I was about 12 miles from the end when the cable snapped leaving me with 2 gears hard and harder. I took it to a different...
05-18-07, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By gabiker

I was going to lube the cables tonight, but I...

I was going to lube the cables tonight, but I didn't think about the shifters. My LBS also mentioned to make sure there are no burs on the chain where the link was put in and broken off. Since I...
05-18-07, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By gabiker

I'll take a closer look at the hanger, but it is...

I'll take a closer look at the hanger, but it is on a Litespeed with a Ti hanger. I know they'll bend but not quite as easy.

Thanks...
05-18-07, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By gabiker

The chain measures ok and the cable and housings...

The chain measures ok and the cable and housings were put on about last year this time and maybe have 2 or 3 thousand miles on them. I have thought about replacing the chain and I have not checked it...
05-18-07, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By gabiker

Rear derailleur problem

Hello everyone. I have a problem and have had for some time and I hope someone can help me. I have Dura Ace 10 speed shifters and rear dreailleur with a 12/27 cassette that sometimes hangs in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-07, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By gabiker

I live in Rome Ga, and have volunteered every...

I live in Rome Ga, and have volunteered every year and yes it is fun. Rome is the place to do it, because we have one stage ending here and the next morning another leaving plus there is some...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-06, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By gabiker

I got a pair of Nike Tarj Classic RX and love...

I got a pair of Nike Tarj Classic RX and love them. As a matter of fact I am getting ready to order a pair with amber lenses.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-06, 12:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,653
Posted By gabiker

Tacx

Tacx
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-06, 07:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,941
Posted By gabiker

Litespeed has somewhat of a custom program,...

Litespeed has somewhat of a custom program, however the original founders of Litespeed are back in business selling nothing but custom Ti bikes.

Check them out here. http://lynskeyperformance.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-06, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By gabiker

[QUOTE=simplyred]You can raise the stem without...

[QUOTE=simplyred]You can raise the stem without having to change the length. Cheers!-simplyred /QUOTE]

Actually what I meant was I am streched out a little more than I want to be and was wondering...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-06, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By gabiker

Stem Length

I would like to sit a little more upright on my road bike and was wondering if going from 130mm stem to a 120mm stem would make much of a difference. I really don't want to flip it over and bring it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-06, 07:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,501
Posted By gabiker

Good choice and welcome to the Ti world. Your...

Good choice and welcome to the Ti world. Your going to love it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-06, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By gabiker

Freeflite is a pretty good shop.

Freeflite is a pretty good shop.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-06, 11:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,155
Posted By gabiker

I know some people don't like them, but three...

I know some people don't like them, but three people in my group use a compact with a IRD 11/28 Cassette and love it. You get the best of both worlds a good gearing for climbing, but still have that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-06, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By gabiker

There is a bigger gap in gears so it is not quite...

There is a bigger gap in gears so it is not quite as crisp, but there is a good range and I use shimano.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-06, 04:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By gabiker

I have an IRD 11/28 that I use with a compact...

I have an IRD 11/28 that I use with a compact crank and love it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-06, 07:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 878
Posted By gabiker

I love the Rubino Pro Slicks and got about 5,000...

I love the Rubino Pro Slicks and got about 5,000 miles on my first set. I switched to the Open Corse EVO CX which are a great tire, but I am going back to the Rubino's. If I raced I would use the CX...
Forum: Foo
01-06-06, 07:29 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 18,889
Posted By gabiker

That's what I figured. Just hoping...

That's what I figured. Just hoping...
Forum: Foo
01-05-06, 09:45 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 18,889
Posted By gabiker

I can't get any of these to work. Does anyone...

I can't get any of these to work. Does anyone have a new one???

Thanks...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-05, 05:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,096
Posted By gabiker

Well I did that 3 months ago and haven't been...

Well I did that 3 months ago and haven't been back on the bike yet. Only I landed on the back of my shoulder tip and wound up breaking my collar bone in 2 places, tore my rotator cuff and fractured a...
11-13-05, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By gabiker

A physical trainer would be good for staying...

A physical trainer would be good for staying shape which I am already doing, however most of them probably aren't to good on how to stay in cycling shape which is hard to do if your not on the bike.
11-12-05, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By gabiker

Training while injured

I had a pretty bad accident about 3 months ago where I fractured 3 ribs, cracked three more, fractured my collar bone in 2 places which a 1" peice fell out causing my right shoulder to be 2" less...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-05, 08:14 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,726
Posted By gabiker

I have done the 3 State 3 Mountain, but only the...

I have done the 3 State 3 Mountain, but only the 60 so we really only did 2 States 1 Mountain. I'll never go back to a regular double and with this I don't need a triple.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-05, 08:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,726
Posted By gabiker

IRD

IRD
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-05, 04:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,726
Posted By gabiker

11/28 With a 50/34 FSA Compact Crank. Works very...

11/28 With a 50/34 FSA Compact Crank. Works very well...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-05, 11:19 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,181
Posted By gabiker

My Litespeed Tuscany is 18.1 with pedals and...

My Litespeed Tuscany is 18.1 with pedals and bottle cages and about 18.6 with bag.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-05, 09:23 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,181
Posted By gabiker

You guys calling 28 old??? Come on down to GA and...

You guys calling 28 old??? Come on down to GA and I'll show you some 40, 50 and 60 year olds that will give you a run for you money.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-05, 05:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 831
Posted By gabiker

I tried a generic IR port with no luck and had to...

I tried a generic IR port with no luck and had to buy the Polar which works great.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-05, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 513
Posted By gabiker

Like I said it could have been worse and I feel...

Like I said it could have been worse and I feel very fortunate that it wasn't. I'm glad your better and back at it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-05, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 513
Posted By gabiker

Yes he is ok some road rash and a sore back. The...

Yes he is ok some road rash and a sore back. The 2 riders behind me went down as well and just had some road rash and the 2 behind them got tangled up, but didn't go down. All in all we were lucky...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-05, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 513
Posted By gabiker

The bike landed on me so it is fine. The bar has...

The bike landed on me so it is fine. The bar has few scratches and it's carbon so I'm not sure about it.

I don't know what happened to the subject of this thread, I guess the drugs are better than...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-05, 07:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 513
Posted By gabiker

Fractured rib and broken collar

Well they say if you ride enough it will happen and boy did it happen. While riding with the group last Sunday cruising along about 18 to 20 mph, the rider in front of me clipped the wheel in front...
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