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Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-05, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By 999

look keO tension HELP

I got my first clipless pedals (Look keo chromo) today. I've fiddled with the tension and they seem hard to clip out with whatever setting I have them on. I'm very confused about the tension adjust...
04-21-05, 12:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By 999

Cones coming loose as I cycle.

My rear axle snapped last week :mad: . I got a new axle which is the same size and type as the old one etc.. Last night I fitted the new axle, I greased it and then put on the cones and spacers....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-05, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,220
Posted By 999

Lapierre Tech 7 ...

Lapierre Tech 7

http://www.cycles-lapierre.fr/webfilesENG/Products/950.htm
01-28-05, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By 999

Congrats on buying a Claud Butler. I own a claud...

Congrats on buying a Claud Butler. I own a claud butler urban 200. Take that bike back to the shop where you got it.The people there should sort it. Your bike should shift great. You got Deore! :)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-05, 05:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,302
Posted By 999

Maybe we should all unite to form one uber...

Maybe we should all unite to form one uber bicycle company to crush Trek, Specialized etc. We could bring Carbon framed (or alu) Record equiped super bikes,complete with spinergy wheels to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-05, 04:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,302
Posted By 999

Theres no such thing in Europe as department...

Theres no such thing in Europe as department store bikes. There simply isn't any its all brand names. Although you can get kids spiderman bikes etc! :D Brands like Raleigh just invent new cheaper...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-05, 04:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,302
Posted By 999

Krispistoferson and everybody who believes...

Krispistoferson and everybody who believes Italian steeds are overpriced in US. This aint true. Bikes in Europe just seem to be more expensive. I don't think its a tax issue. Check this out, Bianchi...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-05, 11:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,302
Posted By 999

It's a conspiracy to keep cyclists paying over...

It's a conspiracy to keep cyclists paying over the top prices! Maybe since all the pros get their bikes free, to compensate the bike companies up their prices :rolleyes: !!! They just charge high...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-05, 10:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,302
Posted By 999

While prices in Europe are higher for new models,...

While prices in Europe are higher for new models, you can still find relatively good value in last years models. At this stage I would never consider buying an '05 model. Either that or move to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-05, 09:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,302
Posted By 999

It applies to bikes made in the EU aswell. In...

It applies to bikes made in the EU aswell. In Europe you still end up paying more.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-05, 07:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,302
Posted By 999

Cyclists of Europe being made fools of.

Cyclists in Europe are being ripped off when it comes to the price of bikes. I was wondering why nobody considered my plans for a specialized sworks to be good. I checked out the price of bikes in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-05, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By 999

Does this represent good value? Or should I drop...

Does this represent good value? Or should I drop this idea?

E5 s-works frame: 465euro

Major Components

Veloce groupset: 550 euro
Campy Record headset: 90 euro
Deda black magic carbon fork:...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-05, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By 999

Time isn't an issue with me. I won't have enough...

Time isn't an issue with me. I won't have enough for a complete bike untill another 6-8 months time. No headset or forks come with the frame. From looking around I can get an E5 frame with fork, seat...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-05, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By 999

Specialized E5 S-Works HALF PRICE

I can buy a specialized s-works frame (no forks or seatpost) for 465 EURO. I'm not sure whether to take the plunge, buy it and over time build a dream bike or, just go out and buy a mid range bike....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-05, 06:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,083
Posted By 999

According to Continental the 700x22 front and...

According to Continental the 700x22 front and 700x23 rear is the most efficient tyre combination. It's to do with the front and rear tyres having different tasks to do.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-05, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,833
Posted By 999

Didn't mean to dig up this stale old forum, but I...

Didn't mean to dig up this stale old forum, but I was testing my nu avatar on an old forum and before I knew it this forum appears on the 1st page :D :D :D :lol: :lol: :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-05, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,833
Posted By 999

trek

trek
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-05, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,296
Posted By 999

I borrowed this from the Cannondale website; ...

I borrowed this from the Cannondale website;

"Integrated Slice Ultra Fork si
Our 540 g Slice Ultra fork features weight-saving, shock-absorbing carbon fiber blades and a lightweight, 31.8 mm...
Forum: Commuting
12-21-04, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By 999

Thanks for the advice. I think I'll go for a set...

Thanks for the advice. I think I'll go for a set of Continental Sport contacts. Which are 700x37 and, won't cause rim damage etc...These tyres are supposed to be fast and aren't too narrow. They'll...
Forum: Commuting
12-20-04, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By 999

My Urban 200 cost me 400Euro. On the rim where...

My Urban 200 cost me 400Euro. On the rim where the Vuelta brand sticker is located it says in small writing 21-622. Does this mean that 21s are the narrowest tyres that you can fit? Or that the true...
Forum: Commuting
12-19-04, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By 999

Ok to put narrow tyres on a hybrid???

I currently have a Claud Butler Urban 200 hybrid (www.falconcycles.co.uk) it has 700x42 tyres. I want to put narrower tyres on for speed, maybe some 700x28 or 32. Is this ok to do. I read on web site...
Forum: Introductions
12-18-04, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By 999

getting chased by dogs while cycling is of those...

getting chased by dogs while cycling is of those rare moments that every cyclist should dream of. dogs are slow. Bikes are not. theres nothing better than dropping some no good mongrel with one hard...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-04, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,899
Posted By 999

I'm from Ireland. I never thought of shipping....

I'm from Ireland. I never thought of shipping. How can you be sure that your bike will arrive in perfect condition? A Cannondale R1000 costs roughly 2550 - 2700 Euro.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-04, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,899
Posted By 999

yeah I know what your saying, I wrote a long...

yeah I know what your saying, I wrote a long reply an hour ago but my PC crashed!Anyway I prefer the cannondale's frame, though it does not accelerate as fast as the specialized, the difference is...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-04, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,899
Posted By 999

Frame is more important It has to be.

Frame is more important It has to be.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-04, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,899
Posted By 999

2005 Cannondale R900 Vs. '05 Specialized Allez Comp

Which bike is better, the cannondale with its CAAD 8 frame or, the Specialized with its better components? :rolleyes:
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