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03-28-12, 09:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,151
Posted By Anonymoose

I have also found this to be the X factor in bike...

I have also found this to be the X factor in bike fit for me. Feeling balanced is the key.
I like an aggressive position personally, lots of saddle to bar drop. I actually feel most comfortable in...
03-19-12, 02:26 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 57,951
Posted By Anonymoose

It comes out very easily if you slide two box end...

It comes out very easily if you slide two box end wrenches over the rod of the kickstand and lever them against each other to compress the ring. Then use pliers to pull the pin out. If you do it this...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,319
Posted By Anonymoose

Don't know about the total value if either bike...

Don't know about the total value if either bike but the gianella also has modolo kronos brake levers which can fetch a pretty penny on eBay.

You seriously found those in the trash?
Replies: 3
Views: 943
Posted By Anonymoose

I had also looked at the completed auctions and...

I had also looked at the completed auctions and as you say there is nothing there at the moment. On the other hand, in my mind I thought I had looked for these on velobase but I just went back and...
Replies: 3
Views: 943
Posted By Anonymoose

Modolo aero levers

http://www.ebay.com/itm/MAVIC-Aero-Brake-Levers-vintage-modolo-/170799458931?pt=Cycling_Parts_Accessories&hash=item27c470ea73#ht_10769wt_1120
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03-02-12, 12:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,200
Posted By Anonymoose

As a seller I have had the same experience, but I...

As a seller I have had the same experience, but I like it. They generally pay my asking price and usually the first person that comes, buys. But I do try to be very thorough in my descriptions of the...
02-27-12, 11:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,694
Posted By Anonymoose

What did you expect in coney island? I'm sure I...

What did you expect in coney island? I'm sure I would have crapped myself too. Nyc is a comparatively safe city but you still have to be careful in some neighborhoods. You went through one of them...
02-27-12, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By Anonymoose

brake brake brake brake Glad I could help.

brake brake brake brake

Glad I could help.
02-18-12, 01:05 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,618
Posted By Anonymoose

If you thought this thread was supposed to be...

If you thought this thread was supposed to be anything but silly and pointless you need to unbunch your panties. Some of us may have a dryer and admittedly more caustic sense of humor than you prefer...
02-18-12, 12:43 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,618
Posted By Anonymoose

Not drinking the "if you don't have something...

Not drinking the "if you don't have something nice to say don't say anything at all" kool-aid. The thread was light-hearted right up until the moral police showed up to scold everyone for not singing...
02-17-12, 09:07 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,618
Posted By Anonymoose

Is that as dirty as I think it is?

Is that as dirty as I think it is?
02-17-12, 05:52 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,618
Posted By Anonymoose

I use a 90g carbon unpadded Chinese eBay saddle...

I use a 90g carbon unpadded Chinese eBay saddle and it's the most comfortable saddle I've used. I think it helps that I've got a fair amount of saddle to bar drop though and so don't have my full...
02-17-12, 12:59 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,618
Posted By Anonymoose

I'll keep you apprised of the status of my junk....

I'll keep you apprised of the status of my junk. :D
02-17-12, 12:07 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,618
Posted By Anonymoose

Or if your juevos are made of brass... But...

Or if your juevos are made of brass...

But seriously, with all the modern cf bikes on the road you'd think you'd here about people getting their man parts ripped more often. I've never heard of it...
02-17-12, 11:52 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,618
Posted By Anonymoose

That might be part of getting old, but not...

That might be part of getting old, but not growing up. I could frankly care less whether she does any but one thing well.:innocent:

More kool-aid I don't take: carbon parts just waiting for the...
02-16-12, 08:25 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,618
Posted By Anonymoose

Best post of the thread :lol:

Best post of the thread
:lol:
02-16-12, 05:04 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,618
Posted By Anonymoose

Yes, we're all special......

Yes, we're all special... http://planetsmilies.net/vomit-smiley-9529.gif

I've never noticed that sentiment in this forum actually. I think you're more likely to find that disease in the 41 with...
02-16-12, 01:59 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,618
Posted By Anonymoose

Hating on aluminum frames (probably because I...

Hating on aluminum frames (probably because I ride one :p )

The only kool aid that I am succumbing to in a bad, stupid, useless for my needs, crack -addicted way is weight weenism. I NEED a light...
02-16-12, 11:52 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,618
Posted By Anonymoose

hammered fenders drillium that appears to be...

hammered fenders
drillium that appears to be more ornate then weight saving
caring about whether someone drews their own bike
12-20-11, 12:45 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,113
Posted By Anonymoose

I would not confront the guy. A reasonable person...

I would not confront the guy. A reasonable person might be persuaded by your pictures and story. A reasonable person also doesn't steal. You're not dealing with reasonable people so you should not...
12-17-11, 10:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,373
Posted By Anonymoose

Looks like part of a Victorian "lady...

Looks like part of a Victorian "lady tickler".
11-21-11, 10:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,601
Posted By Anonymoose

I would think the friction of the tire rolling as...

I would think the friction of the tire rolling as you ride it should help maintain pressure slightly as well.
11-15-11, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,799
Posted By Anonymoose

You'll wear out the bearing races more quickly if...

You'll wear out the bearing races more quickly if you leave it.
10-26-11, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,565
Posted By Anonymoose

Thanks for the advice guys. If the above...

Thanks for the advice guys. If the above mentioned does not help and I see a doc I'll update with the diagnosis for the curious.
10-23-11, 01:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,565
Posted By Anonymoose

First off, thanks guys for the suggestions and...

First off, thanks guys for the suggestions and helping me clarify things before seeing the md.

Machka:

Let me try to be more clear about the timeline.

I started cycling in August at some...
10-22-11, 08:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,565
Posted By Anonymoose

It did put me farther forward (the all carbon...

It did put me farther forward (the all carbon piece) and lower down and I adjusted it immediately, although I wished it could go farther back than it was capable of. My sitbones never felt well...
10-22-11, 04:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,565
Posted By Anonymoose

The calcium is something to consider. I do drink...

The calcium is something to consider. I do drink milk almost every day but I don't take any suppliments of any kind. Still, I never did in the past either and I don't think i'm old enough for there...
10-22-11, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,565
Posted By Anonymoose

Chronic Quad Cramps

I hope this is the right sub-forum for this question. Also, let me preface this by saying I am going to a doctor this week to have this checked out but I'm curious if anyone here has experienced...
10-22-11, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,061
Posted By Anonymoose

That's a possibility. I'm not in dire need of...

That's a possibility. I'm not in dire need of them now. I was visiting the site for something else and noticed the message. I toyed with the idea of getting my old c-dale powder coated at some point...
Replies: 16
Views: 4,415
Posted By Anonymoose

I'd be interested to hear what it goes for in the...

I'd be interested to hear what it goes for in the end. I picked up one of these in comparable shape, also for a c-note (got a rack in the deal too!) about a month back for my brother to ride and also...
10-22-11, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,061
Posted By Anonymoose

Repro cannondale decals finito?

Just noticed this on the front page of the www.vintagecannondale.com site:
"Vintage Cannondale was created to serve the select community of loyal Cannondale bicycle owners who admired the "Made in...
10-12-11, 03:18 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,303
Posted By Anonymoose

I stand corrected and I concur. Woosh indeed,...

I stand corrected and I concur. Woosh indeed, though that was some very very dry sarcasm.
10-10-11, 10:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,694
Posted By Anonymoose

There's a guy in my neighborhood that does this....

There's a guy in my neighborhood that does this. I don't think it works as well as a dog...
10-10-11, 10:12 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,303
Posted By Anonymoose

Lol. This is like when kids in a honda blow by a...

Lol. This is like when kids in a honda blow by a porsche on the road and think, "hey, I just beat a porsche!" and then go around bragging about how fast their 100hp 4-door is.

More than likely...
10-08-11, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By Anonymoose

I'll more or less +1 what everyone else has...

I'll more or less +1 what everyone else has already said. If you can't take all three and you're deciding between two I'd skip the cannondale. As much as I love mine they are not difficult to find....
10-06-11, 08:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,230
Posted By Anonymoose

Nope. Sadly using that tool will result in a...

Nope. Sadly using that tool will result in a massive headache if used more than once or twice in a sitting.
10-02-11, 11:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,946
Posted By Anonymoose

With road bikes there is a limited number of...

With road bikes there is a limited number of things you can change to make them distinct unlike the varying body styles of automobiles. If every car looked almost identical in shape there would be a...
09-29-11, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,334
Posted By Anonymoose

The serial number contains the size of the frame...

The serial number contains the size of the frame as well so if you have a frame already see what the size is supposed to be and then see which measurement corresponds with that.
09-28-11, 01:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,350
Posted By Anonymoose

+1 in a friendly, non-curmudgeonly way.;)

+1 in a friendly, non-curmudgeonly way.;)
09-28-11, 09:31 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,865
Posted By Anonymoose

That is going to look pimptacular when it's done.

That is going to look pimptacular when it's done.
09-28-11, 05:42 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,350
Posted By Anonymoose

Having owned and ridden several high ten frames...

Having owned and ridden several high ten frames this summer as well as some higher echelon steel and aluminum bikes I find their is one crucial difference. I have a lot more fun on the higher end...
09-27-11, 10:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,008
Posted By Anonymoose

No. As stated the crit frames use tighter...

No. As stated the crit frames use tighter geometry to compliment the nature of crit races.
09-27-11, 02:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,008
Posted By Anonymoose

I'd suggest taking it for a test ride if they'll...

I'd suggest taking it for a test ride if they'll let you. You're going to hear a whole lot of criticism of old aluminum frames on here. Fwiw I ride a 3.0 RR frame on the streets of nyc (ie. BAD road...
09-27-11, 02:13 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 15,008
Posted By Anonymoose

For the 3.0 crit frame: Steeper headtube angle,...

For the 3.0 crit frame: Steeper headtube angle, shorter chainstays and wheelbase. The downtube does appear to be fatter than the road race frame as well.
...
09-26-11, 05:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,272
Posted By Anonymoose

What rims are those?:love:

What rims are those?:love:
09-26-11, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By Anonymoose

Nothing wrong with a conversion if that's what it...

Nothing wrong with a conversion if that's what it takes to get a usable bike out of it.
09-25-11, 02:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,114
Posted By Anonymoose

I have an old c-dale and I'd describe it as...

I have an old c-dale and I'd describe it as providing a lot of feedback and being responsive. I'd never say harsh, and I ride 700x23 with an unpadded carbon fiber saddle. Different strokes...
09-25-11, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,114
Posted By Anonymoose

Alright, I just read the article. It does seem...

Alright, I just read the article. It does seem like the UCI is willfully ignoring the dangers of cycling (as per the article), which have little or nothing to do with the bike itself. I am actually...
09-25-11, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,677
Posted By Anonymoose

The one bike I've purchased on ebay was similarly...

The one bike I've purchased on ebay was similarly packaged supposedly by a professional. I unfortunately didn't get **** from the seller in compensation for the neglect.

Btw how much should one...
09-25-11, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,114
Posted By Anonymoose

You weren't impaled by the millions of shards of...

You weren't impaled by the millions of shards of carbon fiber created when the bike turned into a localized supernova from crashing it? You must be superman...:twitchy:
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