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08-01-03, 10:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,195
Posted By schnell

Voler makes good stuff. I have a Kona Team jersey...

Voler makes good stuff. I have a Kona Team jersey made by Voler and it is awesome quality.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-03, 10:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,206
Posted By schnell

San Marco Concor Light. Great saddle!

San Marco Concor Light. Great saddle!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-03, 10:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,013
Posted By schnell

Right now I have a Giro Eclipse with a broken...

Right now I have a Giro Eclipse with a broken Roc-Loc system. A Pnuemo is on the way to me now. Got a heck of a discount :)

Oh, anyone considering buying a Pneumo might want to wait a bit...there...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-03, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,522
Posted By schnell

The SR71 is a comfort bike and comes with a...

The SR71 is a comfort bike and comes with a suspension seatpost, correct?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-03, 04:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,037
Posted By schnell

Wow! Nice bike :)

Wow! Nice bike :)
07-02-03, 10:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,831
Posted By schnell

The real question is how does Lance stand his...

The real question is how does Lance stand his bike up:
07-02-03, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,149
Posted By schnell

Different alloys are created with different...

Different alloys are created with different elements. 7000 uses zinc as a primary element, 6000 uses magnesium. Both are equally stiff, but 7000 has a slightly higher yield strength.
06-26-03, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By schnell

Very nice :) I've been debating whether to build...

Very nice :) I've been debating whether to build up a single speed...or just buy a Kona Unit. I guess building it up is half the fun, eh?

BTW, Pedros Radials are my favorite grip :) Getting tough...
06-24-03, 12:26 PM
06-24-03, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By schnell

Awesome :) The only Kona durability issues...

Awesome :)

The only Kona durability issues I've heard of were with the old Explosifs (when they were still scandium). They've since switched the Explosif to good 'ol steel, and only offer a...
06-20-03, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By schnell

It's a 2 piece BB and a 2 piece crankset - I...

It's a 2 piece BB and a 2 piece crankset - I guess I'm missing the billions of small parts that will break.

Is it the spacers or the rubber o-rings that are confusing you?
06-19-03, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By schnell

Installing mine took about 3 minutes...

Installing mine took about 3 minutes...
06-18-03, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 740
Posted By schnell

My back is usually stiff/sore towards the...

My back is usually stiff/sore towards the beginning of the season. Make sure you're stretching before and after your ride and stay hydrated and fed during the ride.

On rides over 20 miles I will...
06-18-03, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By schnell

And the spacers.

And the spacers.
06-18-03, 05:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 694
Posted By schnell

Let me know if you need any help.

Let me know if you need any help.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-03, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 548
Posted By schnell

Hunting and fishing are gross?

Hunting and fishing are gross?
06-11-03, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,670
Posted By schnell

I ordered a helmet from Nashbar and it came in a...

I ordered a helmet from Nashbar and it came in a box big enough for a refridgerator....no padding, so it just rattled around.
06-11-03, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By schnell

Word...better than a Wallmart. What is your...

Word...better than a Wallmart.

What is your race bike by the way?
05-29-03, 12:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,931
Posted By schnell

My MTB (Kona Kula Scandium, XTR, SID Team) weighs...

My MTB (Kona Kula Scandium, XTR, SID Team) weighs about 21lbs.

My future Cannondale road bike will hopefully be less :)
05-28-03, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 875
Posted By schnell

Define "inflicting bodily harm". The driver...

Define "inflicting bodily harm". The driver reversed his car without coming in contact with the cyclist - how again did he inflict harm? It's not his fault that the cyclist was relying on his...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-03, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By schnell

I'm willing to take a gamble on the warranty :) ...

I'm willing to take a gamble on the warranty :)

I'm confused on CAAD4 and 5...I just looked it up on cannondale.com, and it appears that the only difference is an integrated headset and different...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-03, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By schnell

http://www.exploratorium.edu/cycling/aerodynamics2...

http://www.exploratorium.edu/cycling/aerodynamics2.html

That will answer a few of your questions.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-03, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By schnell

Some Cannondale Wisdom, Please

Hey folks :)

My search for a road bike has been narrowed down to Cannondale. I've heard good things about their frames what with the CAAD innovations and all.

I've found (what I think to be) a...
05-23-03, 07:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,235
Posted By schnell

I used to run a PC99 Hollow Pin... Might be...

I used to run a PC99 Hollow Pin...

Might be a nice concept for the road, but I found that it would load up on dirt. Not only in the hollowed out pins, but the links seemed to collect much more...
05-17-03, 07:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,130
Posted By schnell

Go Rev! Preach it :D

Go Rev! Preach it :D
05-10-03, 04:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,242
Posted By schnell

It may not be the best option for freeriding or...

It may not be the best option for freeriding or DH, so I agree that it was a bad move to completely do away with rapid-fire. But from an XC perspective, it sounds like a cool system. I guess I'm a...
05-10-03, 04:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,242
Posted By schnell

Has anyone here actually used the new shifters? I...

Has anyone here actually used the new shifters? I hear they're not all that bad. I think it would be nice to keep your index finger on the brake for shifting. Granted the price is high, but when the...
05-10-03, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,037
Posted By schnell

~45 degrees is a good place to start, but you...

~45 degrees is a good place to start, but you really want to find the most natural position for your wrists.

Check out this article:...
05-10-03, 09:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,673
Posted By schnell

It's all about power/weight ratio :D

It's all about power/weight ratio :D
05-10-03, 09:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,242
Posted By schnell

I went pic crazy when I got everything put...

I went pic crazy when I got everything put together :)

Purty crankset:
05-10-03, 09:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,242
Posted By schnell

No clue on rapid rise or the new STI's. My...

No clue on rapid rise or the new STI's. My drivetrain is '02 XTR, except the crankset which is '03.

So far it's held up very well. I have ~110 miles on it so far, and the only sign of it is some...
05-09-03, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,005
Posted By schnell

Wow! Good eye... I have no idea...

Wow! Good eye...

I have no idea either...sorry :confused:
05-09-03, 10:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,673
Posted By schnell

So have I, and I don't have an attitude. I...

So have I, and I don't have an attitude.

I haven't even pointed out the fact that I could drop you, even though it would be "extremely easy" for me. :D
05-09-03, 07:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,673
Posted By schnell

Ooooh, you're a tough typer! ...

Ooooh, you're a tough typer!




According to your profile, you were born in 1980. Riding a bigwheel doesn't count.


:rolleyes:
05-07-03, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By schnell

http://bike.shimano.com/Road/Dura-Ace/componenttem...

http://bike.shimano.com/Road/Dura-Ace/componenttemplate.asp?partnumber=PD-7750

New Dura-Ace.
05-07-03, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By schnell

It's the new DA stealth kickstand :) Bike...

It's the new DA stealth kickstand :)

Bike looks nice, but where is the USPS saddle?
05-07-03, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,193
Posted By schnell

Beating the piss out of it isn't the point. Steel...

Beating the piss out of it isn't the point. Steel offers a much more compliant ride than aluminum.
05-07-03, 09:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,193
Posted By schnell

Sure it is, but why would you want that? :D

Sure it is, but why would you want that? :D
05-07-03, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,193
Posted By schnell

Steel is real :) Check out: - Kona...

Steel is real :)

Check out:
- Kona Explosif
- Gunnar Rockhound
- Independent Fab Steel Deluxe
- DEAN Private
- Jericho Payback

The Explosif frame is priced very well ($450, I believe) and...
05-07-03, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 733
Posted By schnell

Nice color choice :) I'm on my second King...

Nice color choice :) I'm on my second King now...I would still have my original from years and years ago, but I sold it with a frame.

It'll work great long after the 2 hour mark! :D
05-06-03, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By schnell

You're already racing expert, or you plan to...

You're already racing expert, or you plan to start racing with the new bike? Just curious :)

As far as the frame, I don't know. I've never seen or ridden one. It isn't even listed at mtbr?
...
05-05-03, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By schnell

For 15k it should come with a Ferrari engine...

For 15k it should come with a Ferrari engine...
05-05-03, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By schnell

Dumb question, but are your pump and gauge...

Dumb question, but are your pump and gauge cycling specific? Schrader is usually used on low-end rims/kids bikes nowadays.
05-05-03, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By schnell

Presta valves require a smaller hole in the...

Presta valves require a smaller hole in the rim...Easier to inflate with a hand pump because there is no spring...built in valve cap...


Maelstrom, are you drilling your rims for schrader valves?
05-04-03, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 728
Posted By schnell

959's do well in the mud.

959's do well in the mud.
05-02-03, 12:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,386
Posted By schnell

Let's hear it. WHY are they unfair?

Let's hear it. WHY are they unfair?
05-02-03, 07:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,386
Posted By schnell

Well said.

Well said.
04-30-03, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By schnell

Dave's Speed Dream: http://www.speeddream.com/...

Dave's Speed Dream:
http://www.speeddream.com/

Dave's Reviews at MTBR: http://www.mtbr.com/reviews/Wheelset/product_23649.shtml

Mine were built with DT 240's, DT Spokes, and Bontrager...
04-26-03, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By schnell

Hey! Unhand my avatar!

Hey! Unhand my avatar!
04-26-03, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 856
Posted By schnell

Thanks guys :) I put 15 miles on it yesterday and...

Thanks guys :) I put 15 miles on it yesterday and am in love :D

Hunter...my math was a bit flawed. Or rather I overestimated the weight of the Explosif and underestimated the weight of the Kula.
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