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09-14-12, 12:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,356
Posted By nolefan

Looks like most of the load would be on the...

Looks like most of the load would be on the bottom, but what do you plan on carrying? A 19lb road bike, or a 28lb mountain bike?

Either way, if it were me, I would email that picture to Allen...
09-12-12, 06:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,729
Posted By nolefan

I have also read that it helps with possible...

I have also read that it helps with possible headaches from extreme heat while riding, which is the only reason I have taken it before.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 459,575
Posted By nolefan

Here she is with black Nashbar tape, and the rack...

Here she is with black Nashbar tape, and the rack removed:

http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj538/so-shine/newbike.jpg

I really like the Nashbar tape. Will be interesting to see how well it...
09-04-12, 05:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,412
Posted By nolefan

I agree with the wolf, Shimano has some great...

I agree with the wolf, Shimano has some great tech documents, but that part just isn't covered very well.

Thanks for the answers everyone!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-12, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 459,575
Posted By nolefan

http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj538/so-shine...

http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj538/so-shine/P8120472.jpg

Not the most expensive or best bike, but my first road bike, and I absolutely LOVE her! The rear rack is now gone, never would have...
09-02-12, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,412
Posted By nolefan

Front Derailleur Cable Routing?

Ok, I have a stupid question regarding the routing of my Sora front derailleur cable in the pinch bolt.

1st - Please dis-regard the bad picture
2nd - Please dis-regard the frayed cable, it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-12, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By nolefan

Are you short? Would a 48 or 51cm work? I am...

Are you short? Would a 48 or 51cm work? I am extremely biased, but what about the Rocky Mountain Oxygen 10 2011 leftover model?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-12, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By nolefan

It wasn't any of the meantioned above, and I got...

It wasn't any of the meantioned above, and I got home a little too late to take it for a quick spin to try and replicate it. Any other items I should look at?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-12, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By nolefan

It is the Antelope model, so it is black with...

It
is the Antelope model, so it is black with white(ish) decals :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-12, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By nolefan

I will check all of those after work. I was...

I will check all of those after work. I was thinking about the frame rubbing, but I had both wheels off cleaning it this weekend after a messy ride, and I didn't notice any scratches or marks in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-12, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By nolefan

Mashing Problem?

I am a newbie to bikes, but like to tinker and maintain them myself as much as I can. I have been riding a 1992 Trek 830 with slicks on it up until a few months ago, and it didnít do this which is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-12, 05:00 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 103,174
Posted By nolefan

Thanks! I love it. I doubt I will ever see...

Thanks! I love it. I doubt I will ever see another one in my area as we don't have a local dealer, I had to order it online. I hope their road/CX division continues to grow.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-12, 03:01 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 103,174
Posted By nolefan

http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj538/so-shine...

http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj538/so-shine/P8120472.jpg
Forum: For Sale
08-02-12, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,349
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 302,697
Posted By nolefan

I was told by Rocky Mountain that this saddle is...

I was told by Rocky Mountain that this saddle is manufatured by Velo for them. Let me know what you have.

http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj538/so-shine/rm1-1.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-12, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By nolefan

I am glad I didn't blow a tire last night. My...

I am glad I didn't blow a tire last night. My small frame pump is pretty accurate on 40psi for my city tires on the Trek. I got my new standup pump, and it was nowhere near 100psi. They now have...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-12, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By nolefan

Also, what kind of tire gauge do I need to check...

Also, what kind of tire gauge do I need to check the Prestas? I have a small frame mini pump with a built in gauge but found out quickly that it only goes up to 100psi, which wasn't a problem for my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-12, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By nolefan

Thanks! I have a thing for white bikes, nice to...

Thanks! I have a thing for white bikes, nice to know it isn't just me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-12, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By nolefan

262356 A bad picture, this was after the...

262356

A bad picture, this was after the assembly Tuesday night. It now has all of the accessories on it. Will get more this afternoon.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-12, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By nolefan

New Roadie...

I am now a roadie convert :thumb:

I took my first ride on my Rocky Mountain Oxygen 30 last night, and let me tell you, this thing is a whole new animal compared to my Trek 830.

I canít wait to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-12, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By nolefan

Please tell me you have looked at the 2011 Oxygen...

Please tell me you have looked at the 2011 Oxygen 30 model on JensonUSA. Slashed down to $575. I just ordered one. The 2011 Oxygen 10 is $475.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-12, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By nolefan

Just for reference, what hanging rack(s) have you...

Just for reference, what hanging rack(s) have you used, and did any of them have anti-sway cradles?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-12, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By nolefan

Dang, beat me to it.

Dang, beat me to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-12, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By nolefan

I will be subscribing to this as I am in the...

I will be subscribing to this as I am in the market for the exact same thing, only I require to be able to open the back hatch of my Xterra while they are on there. I have my eyes on a Softride...
07-03-12, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By nolefan

Ruby13, what is the effective top tube length and...

Ruby13, what is the effective top tube length and standover on the Synapse 54cm?
07-03-12, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By nolefan

No, I never swapped bars, as I decided I wanted...

No, I never swapped bars, as I decided I wanted 700c tires, and that would have required too many mods.

I do have a friend that has a Mercier Galaxy SC that I could ride and compare size too.
...
07-03-12, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By nolefan

Another what size bike do I need thread...

Ok guys and gals, I know there is no way for you to fit me over the webz, but I am just asking for your honest opinion. I have decided on a Motobecane Grand Record from BikesDirect. I am looking at...
Forum: Foo
06-29-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,044
Posted By nolefan

I have had great sucess with asmallorange, cheap...

I have had great sucess with asmallorange, cheap too!
06-27-12, 04:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By nolefan

Yes, the bike looks to be in great shape. ...

Yes, the bike looks to be in great shape.

And you are right, the bike market around here is crazy! I think I am going to go take a look, and if I can get the price low enough if it fits I will...
06-26-12, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By nolefan

80's Fuji Royal II

Ok guys and gals, I have been searching the webz like a mad man for my first official road bike, and to get me off of my makeshift Trek 830 with city tires.

I have found a Fuji Royal II that looks...
06-17-12, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 428
Posted By nolefan

Welcome, I am in Thomasville (30 minutes away),...

Welcome, I am in Thomasville (30 minutes away), and just got into cycling as well. Good luck with your venture. Check out CCCyclists.org group C rides, I am on "Group: Jump Start"'s email and plan...
06-08-12, 06:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By nolefan

Which trainer for me?

Ok guys and gals,
I have been wanting a trainer, esp since here in South Georgia we have rain most days in the afternoon so I canít ride after work.

I just realized that we have a program at...
06-01-12, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By nolefan

Yes, the brake levers/shifters are integrated,...

Yes, the brake levers/shifters are integrated, but the shifters on my wife’s bike are skipping even after multiple cleaning, so she is getting new shifters and I am stealing her old shifter mounts :D...
05-31-12, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By nolefan

I think I am going to go the Linear Brakes in...

I think I am going to go the Linear Brakes in August once I have the bike torn down for powdercoat. Thanks for the help everyone. Any suggestions on budget V Brake systems? How about the Shimano...
05-31-12, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By nolefan

Looks like the V brakes will be the way to go. I...

Looks like the V brakes will be the way to go. I was also trying to keep my current levers. I have a cheap donor bike that has V brakes and levers, so I may switch them over to test them out. Only...
05-31-12, 04:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By nolefan

Just thought they may be somewhat of an upgrade. ...

Just thought they may be somewhat of an upgrade. Just looking for something easier to adjust.
05-30-12, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By nolefan

Name these brakes.

Ok, look at the woman on the cruiser in the very front of the photo. I know you can't see much, but you can see the top of the front brake system. What brakes are these? I am thinking they would...
Forum: For Sale
05-10-12, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,349
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 302,697
Posted By nolefan

Have: Stock Trek Saddle ...

Have:

Stock Trek Saddle
http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj538/so-shine/P5090112.jpg
http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj538/so-shine/P5090113.jpg

Want:

Not picky, just want...
05-09-12, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By nolefan

I don't have enough posts to PM. Email me at...

I don't have enough posts to PM. Email me at tshiver @ rose.net.
05-09-12, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By nolefan

Where at in Alabama? I am 30 minutes from...

Where at in Alabama? I am 30 minutes from Tallahassee.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-12, 09:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,626
Posted By nolefan

I like it as well :D

I like it as well :D
05-07-12, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By nolefan

Thanks for the tips guys.

Thanks for the tips guys.
05-07-12, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By nolefan

Yes, or I believe so. I had them fully adjusted,...

Yes, or I believe so. I had them fully adjusted, and the when I took the wheels off to change out tires, everything seemed to be off when I put thw wheels back on.

I do have the cantis aligned...
05-07-12, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By nolefan

Well, I do like to tinker, but not when it is...

Well, I do like to tinker, but not when it is time to get on the bike and ride. Maybe I am just doing something wrong. When I unhook the cantilevers, remove the wheel, and reattach the wheel and...
05-07-12, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By nolefan

Hmm, looks like the holes that ARE in my...

Hmm, looks like the holes that ARE in my fork/rear are too high to make this possible? Dangit. I would consider V Brakes, but I would have to switch out all brake levers, and I haven't been able to...
05-07-12, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By nolefan

If they even do work, looks like the long reach...

If they even do work, looks like the long reach version is what I would need.
05-07-12, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By nolefan

Road Calipers on MTB?

Ok, I know most of you guys and gals have to be tired of my noob posts. Hopefully someday I will have as much knowledge as the rest of you.

Anyways, my old 92 Trek 830's cantis are just a pain to...
05-06-12, 06:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,200
Posted By nolefan

Here is the old girl I will be keeping and...

Here is the old girl I will be keeping and getting powdercoated flat white:

http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj538/so-shine/P5050109.jpg
05-05-12, 03:04 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 42,760
Posted By nolefan

http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj538/so-shine...

http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj538/so-shine/P5050109.jpg
05-04-12, 11:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,200
Posted By nolefan

Uh Oh, I should have known this would probably...

Uh Oh, I should have known this would probably happen. Thanks for all of the input guys/gals. I will be finding a knowledgable bicycle powder coater and the old Trek will be white.

Maybe off...
05-04-12, 10:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,200
Posted By nolefan

I know rebel I know :D Seems I may keep and...

I know rebel I know :D

Seems I may keep and powdercoat the old Trek, as I do like the bike, and I was worried about the old stuff being compatible with the new frame.
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