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06-10-15, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By jtown

Ok I gave the chain a bit of slack, took it for a...

Ok I gave the chain a bit of slack, took it for a test ride, and it seems like it's fixed!
06-09-15, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By jtown

I've had it happen in both cases, but it usually...

I've had it happen in both cases, but it usually has to be a pretty hard opposing force to get it to happen
06-09-15, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By jtown

Will check on that, thanks! I initially did...

Will check on that, thanks! I initially did tighten them down with a whip and an expensive pair of locking pliers, but maybe it's not tight enough
06-08-15, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By jtown

Hard brake/reverse causes chain and cog noise

Just getting used to my first fixed gear bike that I built. Sometimes when I'm traveling above 15mph and apply a hard brake/reverse force on the cranks to slow down I hear my chain almost sound like...
07-15-11, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By jtown

For anyone that cares, don't do this. The ring...

For anyone that cares, don't do this. The ring on the inside needs to be taken out first. I ended up slightly ruining the top bearing of the headset ... luckily it's a Cane Creek S-3 which is...
07-11-11, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By jtown

Removing threadless road bike fork help.

How are you supposed to remove a threadless road bike fork? I've removed the top cap, stem and crown of the headset, but now it seems like it's stuck. When I turn the fork the bearing moves with it...
06-16-11, 12:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By jtown

Oops I figured! It's prob 6600 ... I have a 10...

Oops I figured! It's prob 6600 ... I have a 10 speed double. Someone was mentioning brake pull may not be ok?
06-15-11, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By jtown

Can I upgrade 2006 to 2011 Ultegra shifters?

Updated controls look pretty sweet functionally and I was wondering if I can do an upgrade. I have full 2006 Ultegra on a Trek 5200, but all I really want to change out are the shifters. Anyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-11, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By jtown

Can I upgrade to 2011 Ultegra shifters from 2006 parts?

I want to upgrade the controls on my 06 5200 Trek which came with full Ultegra. Just wondering am I able to use new style shifters with my old parts?

Thinking about these just to keep the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-11, 12:47 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 9,558
Posted By jtown

this

this
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-11, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By jtown

New toy ... K-Wing

After 5 years I figured it was time to get this. Will be going on a 06 Trek 5200 ... pretty much bone stock except the saddle.

Debating if I should upgrade the shifters cause the new style cable...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-07, 11:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,125
Posted By jtown

Sooooo why couldn't you avoid it if you saw it...

Sooooo why couldn't you avoid it if you saw it all happening? 20 isn't that fast. No skills?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-07, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By jtown

Why so you can s your own d? Nasty.

Why so you can s your own d? Nasty.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-07, 10:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,379
Posted By jtown

What the hell. I guess if you're into...

What the hell.

I guess if you're into classics, but no way. My Trek came with orange BuzzKills. Don't ask me if they work, but I haven't lost one yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-07, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By jtown

For me though I wouldn't be able to live with a...

For me though I wouldn't be able to live with a dented frame because it'd be an eye sore for me. =D

That probably didn't help any.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-07, 05:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,349
Posted By jtown

If you don't, you will when you scratch your eye...

If you don't, you will when you scratch your eye from a bug or debris.

If that never happens you're going too slow.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-07, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By jtown

Just do it right and buy a double next time.

Just do it right and buy a double next time.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-07, 11:45 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,930
Posted By jtown

Right on! I LOL'd at this remark. Haha.

Right on! I LOL'd at this remark. Haha.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-07, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By jtown

It's probably ok.

It's probably ok.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-07, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By jtown

Ya something like that.:rolleyes:

Ya something like that.:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-07, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By jtown

That'll eventually change one of these days.

That'll eventually change one of these days.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-07, 01:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By jtown

07 Giro Atmos on sale at Nashbar 14% + 20%

Just ordered a new dome protector (2007 Giro Atmos) from www.nashbar.com for $140 shipped and post tax. Extra 20% off until the 12th with "JYTWTY" code ... which is today. Not bad ... ebay is about...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-06, 01:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,689
Posted By jtown

Italia SLR XP

Italia SLR XP
08-14-06, 02:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By jtown

It isn't the washer that makes this possible. ...

It isn't the washer that makes this possible. It's actually the brake pads themselves. Loosen one up and you can easily play with the toe in and out of the bad because of the way the brake pad is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-06, 01:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,179
Posted By jtown

Damn sucks.

Damn sucks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-06, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By jtown

Worked! Thanks guys!!!

Worked! Thanks guys!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-06, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By jtown

Problem with RD ... video inside.

My friend's RD is making some funny noise when shifted into the lowest gear possible. It's a triple and this only happens when the front is on the smallest chainring. Any ideas? Here's a video ......
07-25-06, 02:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By jtown

NM got this fixed.

NM got this fixed.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-06, 02:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By jtown

Ahhhh ... you're right. The pad allows for this...

Ahhhh ... you're right. The pad allows for this type of adjustment. Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-06, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By jtown

Brake Pad Adjustment Help ...

I hate to double post in here and the mechanics forum, but I think I'll get a better response in here where people have experience with road brakes. Anyway ...

My buddy just picked up a used...
07-24-06, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By jtown

Brake Pad Alignment Help

My buddy just picked up a used Bianchi Giro and I'm helping him tune it up as much as possible. One of the front brake pads seems to be way off and I can't figure out how to adjust this. I looked...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-06, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By jtown

For those heavyweights when you're on your bike...

For those heavyweights when you're on your bike with the tires inflated up to 120psi, do you still see the tires bulge out where they contact the ground? I'm 160 and I still see some bulge which...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-06, 12:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By jtown

Simple Green then relube. It's easy if your...

Simple Green then relube. It's easy if your chain has a removable link (SRAM?).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-06, 09:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 856
Posted By jtown

Shifting on Ultegra seemed much more crisp in my...

Shifting on Ultegra seemed much more crisp in my opinion. I rode them back to back and maybe it was the placebo affect, but I thought I could really feel the difference at least in the brifters.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-06, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 856
Posted By jtown

Try riding both and see if you can tell a...

Try riding both and see if you can tell a difference in shifting. I could.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-06, 09:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 992
Posted By jtown

http://probikekit.com/display.php?code=D1017 -...

http://probikekit.com/display.php?code=D1017 - Ultegra pedals for $73 shipped. Can't beat probikekit.com
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-06, 12:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,971
Posted By jtown

That's hot.

That's hot.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-06, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By jtown

I noticed a difference of about 3-5 mph. On my...

I noticed a difference of about 3-5 mph. On my old Rockhopper with slicks, on a road I frequent, I used to only be able to go into the high teens because I'd run out of gears. Now I can keep it up...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-06, 01:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,971
Posted By jtown

The 5000 and 2100 Trek look exactly the same as...

The 5000 and 2100 Trek look exactly the same as 06.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-06, 10:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,971
Posted By jtown

I saw some of the new Lemonds at a bike shop...

I saw some of the new Lemonds at a bike shop today. I wasn't terribly impressed.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-06, 02:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By jtown

http://www.foxracingshox.com/fox_bicycle/forks/32f...

http://www.foxracingshox.com/fox_bicycle/forks/32fseries.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-06, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By jtown

If the answer was Taiwan would you not like your...

If the answer was Taiwan would you not like your bike as much?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-06, 12:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By jtown

Ok maybe it was just me. Seems to work a little...

Ok maybe it was just me. Seems to work a little easier now.

Maybe just needed to be broken in a little bit.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-06, 12:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By jtown

Well it does work. I was just wondering if other...

Well it does work. I was just wondering if other people have a hard time getting them pumps to attach correctly.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-06, 12:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By jtown

Nah I'm not that ********. I have two pumps...

Nah I'm not that ********.

I have two pumps ... one hand pump (which you have to switch the insert) and one floor (that I bought today) with two different holes for both stem types.

Lever is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-06, 11:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By jtown

Ya I do try that. Just seems quite hard to push...

Ya I do try that. Just seems quite hard to push the pump onto the stem. I can't get it on until I deflate the tire and am able to push from the outside of the tire against the very end of the stem...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-06, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By jtown

Floor Pumps ... hard to use?

I just bought a new floor pump and is it just me or is it difficult to put the damn thing on the schrader valve? I had such a hard time I had to deflate the tire then pump it back up again. I can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-06, 10:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 470
Posted By jtown

How are the Performance ultra lights? I just...

How are the Performance ultra lights? I just bought two for $7.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-06, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 297
Posted By jtown

He'll actually lose points trying to make a...

He'll actually lose points trying to make a triple into a double. No? Unless I misunderstand what OCP is.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-06, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 297
Posted By jtown

So are you gonna do it?

So are you gonna do it?
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