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04-08-17, 08:19 AM
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Posted By bobbyl1966

I not have on my mind trade my trek. But what...

I not have on my mind trade my trek. But what happens one man bring to me the gt bike for tuneup. After left i look at the gt i am liked the frame and i deside ask the man if is wanted we do trade....
04-07-17, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,249
Posted By bobbyl1966

trek 830 antelope 1991

What is your opinion for that bike. I had that bike and I do trade for gt backwoods aluminum frame steel thread less fork. The trek or the gt is better bike.
04-07-17, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,189
Posted By bobbyl1966

I know is old post but i have one curious...

I know is old post but i have one curious question. I had one trek 830 antelope 1991 and i trade with one GT backwoods i not know the year is made. But have aluminum frame steel fork and threadless...
06-22-16, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By bobbyl1966

7 speeds cassette.

I replace wheels on my old steel bike. The used wheel i put now is has 7 speeds cassette 11-24. I take out the cassette and i put one 7 speeds 13-28. Also i have one cassette 7 speeds 13-26 which...
05-30-16, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By bobbyl1966

weird handling problem

Today i swap wheels and i replace stem on my road bike. The stem is was 120mm i put stem 100. Now when i ride the bike i feel the fork is not stable like in speed 25 miles. I had the wheels in my...
05-22-16, 08:43 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 49,981
Posted By bobbyl1966

do you check the rim tape? maybe i have move and...

do you check the rim tape? maybe i have move and make the inner tube blow,
05-22-16, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By bobbyl1966

back in riding.

Today i go for ride. I do 20 miles in hilly bike trail. have hills but have downhills too. Elevation is from 700 feet to 900 feet. I not have this ride for around 3 years. My average speed is was 9...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-16, 07:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,000
Posted By bobbyl1966

I have one Cannondale R300. I buy used. THat R300...

I have one Cannondale R300. I buy used. THat R300 is criterium frame? I have one groupset ultegra 6500 i am thinking put in the bike that groupset. Now the bike have downtube shifters. Is worth i do...
03-25-16, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,638
Posted By bobbyl1966

Carbon fiber fork problem.

Today i make tune up in one carbon fiber bike. And i found one weird problem. The fork is have some play on the bottom bearing side. The fork is was lose i felt that when i hold the front brake. plus...
03-23-16, 04:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,055
Posted By bobbyl1966

I have in two of my road bikes downtube friction...

I have in two of my road bikes downtube friction shifters. I like the way change gears is working good with 9 speeds cassette. But i am not feel comfortable to change gears in higher speeds downhill...
03-23-16, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,168
Posted By bobbyl1966

Because you like and you know for steel road...

Because you like and you know for steel road bikes look at the bikes direct. The motobecane mirage is steel frame have 8 speeds cassette and downtube shifters.
03-23-16, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,168
Posted By bobbyl1966

Never i have buy bike from bikes direct but i see...

Never i have buy bike from bikes direct but i see online have good bikes and not cost so much. One review i see on youtube for wellington winsdor from bikes direct is say is very good bike. LBS too....
03-22-16, 07:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,738
Posted By bobbyl1966

Because all of my bikes is have buy used. I am...

Because all of my bikes is have buy used. I am looking at the colors.
03-22-16, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,472
Posted By bobbyl1966

chain length.

On my road bike i have 50/40 crank and 8 speeds cassette 12-30. I want try in that bike 9 speeds cassette 12-30 0r 13-30. And i want try with that cassette different chainrings. 50/34 52/36 52/42 and...
03-19-16, 07:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,033
Posted By bobbyl1966

Lemond is nice frames. I have the Lemond...

Lemond is nice frames. I have the Lemond Tourmalet 2003. Is have tiagra groupset 9 speeds. and matrix aurora wheels. i have one groupset ultegra 6500 9 speeds and one set wheels Fulcrum racing T....
03-18-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By bobbyl1966

Your question is good. I have the same queastion...

Your question is good. I have the same queastion like you but i cant found answer online.
03-17-16, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,733
Posted By bobbyl1966

Frame geometry.

What tool i can use for i find the geometry in my bikes. General in any frame how can find the degreess.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-16, 11:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,314
Posted By bobbyl1966

Never i have do century but i want try do one. I...

Never i have do century but i want try do one. I have one old bianchi strada lx 27 pounds i want try do century with that bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-16, 09:20 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 14,246
Posted By bobbyl1966

Velo Dog do you mean $4000 bike and $100 bike is...

Velo Dog do you mean $4000 bike and $100 bike is not make so much different in the average speed?
03-16-16, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,378
Posted By bobbyl1966

I have fulcrum racing 7 and T both set of the...

I have fulcrum racing 7 and T both set of the wheels is good. the only problem i have with the racing 7 is give me flats 7 times. Two bike shops is cant found the solution finally i found the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-16, 09:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,314
Posted By bobbyl1966

Nice 1980 bike you buy. How is ride. I mean is...

Nice 1980 bike you buy. How is ride. I mean is can compete with new bikes?
03-15-16, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,008
Posted By bobbyl1966

Avid DB1 brakes bleed.

I have a mtn bike that has Avid DB1 brakes, the brake lever is soft, therefore, I think the brakes need bleeding. The person that owns the bike, tried to adjust the brakes, and now the rear brakes...
03-11-16, 07:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,096
Posted By bobbyl1966

How do you keep up with many bikes. I mean tires...

How do you keep up with many bikes. I mean tires innertubes cyclocomputer. I have 3 road bikes. One TT bike. And one mountain bike. Do you use the same wheels in all of your bikes?
03-11-16, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By bobbyl1966

that wabi bikes is looking good. Never i had...

that wabi bikes is looking good. Never i had single gear bike.
03-11-16, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,374
Posted By bobbyl1966

carbon fiber bike.

One man have buy carbon fiber frame from china. Is have finish build the bike and ride now is ride few months. Today i ask him how is ride the bike and tell me is soft ride. What is that soft ride i...
03-05-16, 11:43 PM
Replies: 24,449
Views: 2,283,199
Posted By bobbyl1966

I am not go for ride today. General i not ride...

I am not go for ride today. General i not ride much the last 3 years. I work 8 hours sometimes on the weekends i fix people bikes. Go in church all that no let me much free time to ride. But i do...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-16, 11:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By bobbyl1966

is few years ago i had do 40 miles in hilly trail...

is few years ago i had do 40 miles in hilly trail elevatgion from 700 feet to 900 feet. That trail is hilly but after the hill is over is have little flat spots and some downhills too. I used do...
03-05-16, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,535
Posted By bobbyl1966

I am not have this shifters to know how is shift....

I am not have this shifters to know how is shift. I have in one road bike tiagra groupset but is long time no have ride that bike. I am not remember if is shift more than 2 or 3 gears. But in my...
03-05-16, 10:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,205
Posted By bobbyl1966

I have the same tool. Is slip easy. Like that...

I have the same tool. Is slip easy. Like that tools have different sizes?
03-05-16, 10:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,206
Posted By bobbyl1966

Bikes like this or frames old steel is very hard...

Bikes like this or frames old steel is very hard to find.
03-05-16, 10:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,206
Posted By bobbyl1966

is nice frame. I had one steel trek 512 i had...

is nice frame. I had one steel trek 512 i had ride that bike some but in the end i sold the bike. Is was too tall for me.
03-05-16, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,466
Posted By bobbyl1966

Maybe the rim tape had move and the innertube go...

Maybe the rim tape had move and the innertube go inside the spoke hole and busted? That happens to me 7 times i get flats until i found out the rim tape had move. I buy forte rim strip and that fixed...
03-05-16, 10:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,058
Posted By bobbyl1966

.No have frustation in the end you go build nice...

.No have frustation in the end you go build nice bike i have read online klein bikes is good. I have my self simmilar problems example. i have buy road bike from pawn shop i was getting flat i used...
03-04-16, 04:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,628
Posted By bobbyl1966

Lately i got park tool work stand PCS-4 truing...

Lately i got park tool work stand PCS-4 truing stand park tool TS-2.2 park tool chain breaker park tool cassette remover frewheel remover screwdrivers not park tool and set wrenches metric and...
03-04-16, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,902
Posted By bobbyl1966

i take out the cables and i am ready to swap like...

i take out the cables and i am ready to swap like need be the brake levers. Right hand the reak brake. left hand the front brake.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-16, 08:27 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,393
Posted By bobbyl1966

I am 49 years old. With my Lemond Tourmalet 2002...

I am 49 years old. With my Lemond Tourmalet 2002 is steel bike my max speed is was 27 miles in sprint. The wheels is matrix when i put fulcrum wheels i see if i can go any faster. The crank is 53/39...
03-01-16, 06:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,817
Posted By bobbyl1966

I am 5` 7" 32 ineam online bike size carculator...

I am 5` 7" 32 ineam online bike size carculator say i need 55cm bike. On force pedal the bike fit tell me i need bike C-C 53.-6cm T-T 53.6 cm. I used to ride one bike is was 63 cm i sold that bike....
03-01-16, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,902
Posted By bobbyl1966

Bicycle Columbia the streak.

I have one bicycle Columbia the Streak. Do you know anythink about this bikes? Is worth to work on that bike or not? One weird i see in this bike. The front brake lever is on the right hand and the...
03-01-16, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,672
Posted By bobbyl1966

Thank you for the help.

Thank you for the help.
03-01-16, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,672
Posted By bobbyl1966

because is was bike shop i trust the mechanic for...

because is was bike shop i trust the mechanic for the crank put back correct. I nitice is was wrong when i come back home. Because no have facing tool i go in the bike shop do that job. BUt i have...
02-28-16, 07:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,416
Posted By bobbyl1966

I have 5 bikes. One is TT bike 3 road bikes and...

I have 5 bikes. One is TT bike 3 road bikes and one mountain bike. Only one road bike i have ready to ride but that bike is go be project soon too. because i cant afford buy new wheels now I want put...
02-28-16, 06:12 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 95,258
Posted By bobbyl1966

Do you race with steel or aluminum bikes?

Do you race with steel or aluminum bikes?
02-28-16, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,383
Posted By bobbyl1966

when i ride the bike i feel that stretch. The top...

when i ride the bike i feel that stretch. The top tube is 57cm plus the stem is 120cm. I buy that time used and that time even if i ride the bike test ride for 5 minutes i not give attention in fit....
02-28-16, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,364
Posted By bobbyl1966

Setup space for work on bikes.

Show me how you have setup your work space for work on your bikes. Home space garage space even bike shops work space is welcome to show your pictures. Do you think is more easy work on your bikes...
02-28-16, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,672
Posted By bobbyl1966

the crank is was square taper. because the...

the crank is was square taper. because the mechanic talked much happens that no give attention in what is doing. I fix my bikes my self just sometimes i have to go in bike mechanic if no have the...
02-28-16, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,383
Posted By bobbyl1966

Lemond bike geometry.

I have buy one lemond bike the size is 57cm. But i looked in the lemond catalog for 2002 and for my height is tell i need 53cm bike. The 57 cm bike i buy is huge difference? How is can affect that in...
02-28-16, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By bobbyl1966

I have buy one bike used and have tiagra...

I have buy one bike used and have tiagra shifters. The right shifter or better i say brifter is not worked good. I spray some W40 inside the brifter and is working. The only problem i have now is in...
02-28-16, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By bobbyl1966

Wheel truing

When you truing the wheel you do the truing 100%. 100% truing the wheel can happens with the eye and truing stand park tool Ts-2 or TS-2.2 or is need dial indicator to use for the wheel is be 100%...
02-28-16, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 458,573
Posted By bobbyl1966

Hello how are you. What is the brand of your...

Hello how are you. What is the brand of your trike. How much is cost. and the trailer too. Trike bikes is faster than upright bikes? trike bikes is good for flats but for hills too? I cant afford yet...
02-28-16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By bobbyl1966

is not much play. I hold both crankarms with my...

is not much play. I hold both crankarms with my hands i move the crank left and right and have one play 4mm. I buy the bike used i do test ride before i buy and after that in parking lot only for...
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