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04-04-10, 06:38 PM
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Thanks for the link. I have never had a RS...

Thanks for the link. I have never had a RS either. Always ran Marzocchi up until now, and was hoping to find some info on the logic of how the fork worked before I started messing with it... Near...
03-26-10, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By delay

Sid Team Setup?

Could anyone knowledgeable on the subject give me a brief description of how the positive and negative air on my 2009 sid team work, and how to set up the "black box motion control". Either I am...
07-31-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,443
Posted By delay

wow, I feel poorer just looking at that. I...

wow, I feel poorer just looking at that.

I would love to have the new carbon Blur XC... actually I would have really liked if they would have made it an 80mm travel race bike- that might just be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-09, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By delay

Cannondale BB30 -> English adapter

Is it removable? My bike has one with standard cranks. I am thinking of replacing the crankset, can I remove the adapter and use a BB30 crankset?
02-22-09, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By delay

Removing tubulars glued "belgian style" sucks

So... for any of you who used the "belgian method" of gluing this fall advertised by cyclocrossworld.com and are now trying to get your wheels ready for some road racing. Getting the bits of that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-09, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By delay

BB30 question

I know little to nothing about the standard. Are the bb bearing kits interchangeable with different cranksets? Like will an FSA or SRAM crankset work with a cannondale bearings or do they all need...
02-02-09, 04:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By delay

NOMAMBO - any of you here?

I considering moving to new orleans, and was wondering if anyone could share with me what the trail is like, and generally what the scene racing in LA is like?
01-22-09, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By delay

Seems like a reasonable assumption... I mean you...

Seems like a reasonable assumption... I mean you don't ask the world champion to switch bikes mid-season do you?
01-22-09, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,637
Posted By delay

I was indeed using the super hot stuff. Our...

I was indeed using the super hot stuff. Our season was ridiculously cold at times this year. I came to love the sportsbalm "hot". That said, I was also hoping someone had something they used after...
01-22-09, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,637
Posted By delay

I wish this worked... unfortunately my experience...

I wish this worked... unfortunately my experience is that it doesn't.
01-22-09, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,637
Posted By delay

Removing Embrocation?

Does anyone have a good solution for after racing embrocation removal? I know sportsbalm sells one, but was wondering if there was a home remedy?
01-19-09, 06:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,302
Posted By delay

not nearly as much as a hydration pack does. ...

not nearly as much as a hydration pack does. Really it hits on the small of the back and is quite refreshing when its hot out to have a cold bottle there.
01-19-09, 12:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,302
Posted By delay

I typically ride with one bottle on the frame and...

I typically ride with one bottle on the frame and one bottle in a Jersey pocket. Don't listen to them, your specialized epic would laugh at you if you tried to ride it with a hydration pack on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-08, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,729
Posted By delay

The bianchi is an 04 giro. Its top tube is...

The bianchi is an 04 giro. Its top tube is 560mm. I use a 120 stem with -8degree rise. My inseam measured in the manner that you describe is actually closer to 33". I have compared the geometry...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-08, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,729
Posted By delay

specialized tarmac sizing

I know there are probably a lot of tarmac owners out there, and I am hoping for some help. I don't have a specialized dealer nearby and am wondering about sizing. I am 6' with a 32" inseam. I...
12-31-08, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By delay

Cross has a "season" in which it occurs. That...

Cross has a "season" in which it occurs. That season is fall and winter. Why is football played in the fall/ winter? Why is baseball played in the summer? Its just the way it is.
12-31-08, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,031
Posted By delay

Ah... good times. I have never rode the...

Ah... good times.

I have never rode the soft tail myself, but had a friend who raced the team for a while. Its a design borrowed from Moots I think. The ride is supposed to be pretty good. ...
12-30-08, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,031
Posted By delay

what is the model and year?

what is the model and year?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-08, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By delay

I use swiss stop yellow canti studs on my cross...

I use swiss stop yellow canti studs on my cross bike. The compound holds up well enough on alu rims for training?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-08, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By delay

carbon brake pads

I bought some carbon wheels that I used for cross this fall, and I will probably change the tires and use them for some road racing this summer. So, on my cross bike I only really rode it with race...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-08, 04:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By delay

wcs is old news... You've got to go for the...

wcs is old news... You've got to go for the Ritchey SuperLogic.
12-22-08, 09:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,975
Posted By delay

I also race a redline conquest pro. I think its...

I also race a redline conquest pro. I think its a fine frame... I think I kind of fall in between their sizes. The one down side of mine is the fork... seriously sometimes I am scared of how flexy...
12-17-08, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By delay

Actually even some crown races are split and can...

Actually even some crown races are split and can be installed with no tools... integrated headsets are easy.
12-17-08, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By delay

It has to to with the headtube on the frame you...

It has to to with the headtube on the frame you ordered a traditional (threadless) headset is pressed into the headtube. A frame designed for an integrated headset has a headtube shaped for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-08, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By delay

removing glue from carbon rims?

Is there any good trick for cleaning up rims after somewhat sloppy gluing on of tires?
11-21-08, 01:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 417
Posted By delay

Sand + Carbon Wheels?

I am just wondering if anyone who uses carbon wheels has had problems with gouging the breaking surface when the course has sand in it?
11-16-08, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By delay

Tufo tubular tape

Just wondering if anyone is using this? I have two thoughts....

1. Its so easy that it scares me and can't possibly work properly.
2. Wow, it looks so easy I would really like to use it.
11-04-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By delay

spooky brakes parts?

This is infuriating... does anyone know of anywhere online that I can get small parts for spooky brakes?
10-23-08, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By delay

tubular wheels?

I was wanting to try out tubular tires this season... but am unsure how to go about it. I don't want to spend the serious money for some carbon wheels. However, I feel like the ksyriums I race on...
10-23-08, 12:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,681
Posted By delay

nope, its solid. Although shutter probably...

nope, its solid. Although shutter probably depends some on you brakes/ pads as well.
10-22-08, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,681
Posted By delay

Um... to me stiffness is very very important. A...

Um... to me stiffness is very very important. A flexy cross fork just feels dangerous. The ritchey is nice, having never used the alpha-q I can't comment... however I find cheaper carbon forks...
09-06-08, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By delay

How am I messing up my hydro disc brakes?

So I installed Hayes stroker brakes on my mountain bike. Admittedly, I didn't know what I was doing, but my attitude about bike maintenance is that I have to do it until I get it right.

That...
09-03-08, 11:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 729
Posted By delay

Short track distance?

Hi all,
Just wondering if someone could let me in on how short the typical short track course is? (lap length)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-08, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By delay

odd back of the knee pain?

So I know what I would tell a biker who informed me the back of his right knee hurt after riding... the typical issues of position bike fit and what not.

However, I had 3 weeks off due to a...
07-15-08, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By delay

American Classic are good light wheels that can...

American Classic are good light wheels that can be had for around 500. The bontrager race x lite are built by DT and are also really nice.

Personally I think that crossmaxes are great wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-08, 10:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,731
Posted By delay

Seriously? You posted the Steven Cozza and not...

Seriously? You posted the Steven Cozza and not the Zabriskie? Let be honest, its a far superior mustache.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-08, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By delay

Those are tubular tires... you might want to make...

Those are tubular tires... you might want to make sure you have tubular rims
07-13-08, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By delay

The different models are to fit various frame...

The different models are to fit various frame types... all of them are dual pull. That said, I think you want the FD-M970 for the heckler.
07-13-08, 02:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By delay

I am honestly leaning towards the hopes. These...

I am honestly leaning towards the hopes. These are going to be my wet weather/ bombproof wheels. My current wheels are a set of American Classics, which feel amazing but I have heard have some...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-08, 05:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,054
Posted By delay

You can get more bend in your elbows simply by...

You can get more bend in your elbows simply by bending them... It does look like you could use a longer stem... looks like yours is short (maybe a 100?). That would help stretch you out some.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-08, 04:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,343
Posted By delay

I just added a bunch of white to my mountain...

I just added a bunch of white to my mountain bike... I was pretty sure it was the black components that were making me slow.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-08, 03:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 715
Posted By delay

Mountain biking is more of a full body workout......

Mountain biking is more of a full body workout... expect your back to be sore by the time you are done.
07-11-08, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By delay

Damn rain in the midwest... my off road riding...

Damn rain in the midwest... my off road riding has been sporadic at best this summer.
07-10-08, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By delay

What hubs would you use?

So I am planning on building myself a set of alternate/ wet weather xc race wheels to compliment my AC wheels. I have a spare set of DT rims that I am planning on using. Part of me wants to go...
07-07-08, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By delay

The idea isn't entirely without merit. Aluminum...

The idea isn't entirely without merit. Aluminum is subject to metal fatigue, which can produce failure. I am not really sure that you should be so concerned with this that you get rid of a frame...
07-07-08, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By delay

So... in case anyone is curious about what the...

So... in case anyone is curious about what the answer to this question is... this is what I heard back from Marzocchi:

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07-06-08, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By delay

Yeah, its odd. I actually have the remote, and...

Yeah, its odd. I actually have the remote, and want to get the standard knob. You can get the old ones for TST 5 or 2, but I can't find the TST micro slider anywhere. I contacted Marzocchi about...
07-05-08, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 839
Posted By delay

I was wondering that too. I am guess an ill...

I was wondering that too. I am guess an ill advised brake check? Maybe some hidden ruts on the trail?
07-05-08, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By delay

Marzocchi forks small parts dealer?

So I have decided that I don't want the remote lockout on my Corsa fork. I have been scouring the internet trying to find the standard "TST micro" slider with no luck. Unfortunately, there is no...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-08, 05:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,805
Posted By delay

I always wish threads like this could be weighted...

I always wish threads like this could be weighted as percentage of annual income... then I would have a shot.
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