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Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-07, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,410
Posted By njwbert

i am currently using fulcrum racing 1 tubulars....

i am currently using fulcrum racing 1 tubulars. nice set of wheels but i wanted to use tubulars hence the reduced choices. if i went back to clinchers and could do it all again i would probably buy a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-07, 10:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By njwbert

i know your problem, happens with some DMT shoes...

i know your problem, happens with some DMT shoes as well. the bolts provided for the SPD-SL cleats are sometimes too short. if this is the case, what you can do is go to a speedplay dealer and ask...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-07, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By njwbert

well.... my customer's husky chewed out his look...

well.... my customer's husky chewed out his look keo carbon pedals... another's dalmation ate her camelbak mouthpiece and valve... i would keep anything chewable out of reach or indoors while the dog...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-07, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By njwbert

the kurt kinetic will still be around when you...

the kurt kinetic will still be around when you have moved on to a lot more bikes. a very good trainer to use and the lifetime warranty on the trainer is gold.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-07, 07:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,690
Posted By njwbert

I guess that makes me one of the worst cyclists...

I guess that makes me one of the worst cyclists in the world... :D

I donate blood to my girlfriend's malaria lab for their experiments and before my blood is drawn at a transfusion centre they...
11-15-06, 02:07 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 29,014
Posted By njwbert

you all are a very talented bunch. kudos!

you all are a very talented bunch. kudos!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-06, 12:03 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 16,200,951
Posted By njwbert

going to be tough. they do not outsource and they...

going to be tough. they do not outsource and they have a patent on the product i think.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-06, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 16,200,951
Posted By njwbert

well in sort of relative terms, D/A brake...

well in sort of relative terms,

D/A brake calipers at $300 and 305g
Zero Gravity at $430 and 168g
you spend $130 more to lop off 137g
that is about a dollar a gram

trade off is you have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-06, 03:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,883
Posted By njwbert

if it is a toss up between these two wheels, i'd...

if it is a toss up between these two wheels, i'd choose the zondas because i do not like what mavic has done with the FTS-L freehub. of course like other members have pointed out you have many other...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-06, 11:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,541
Posted By njwbert

Used clinchers on my first road bike. Vittoria...

Used clinchers on my first road bike. Vittoria Rubino Pro tires. Nothing special, they just worked.

Now on my new bike i use tubulars only. First tire i used was Vittoria Corsa Evo CX. Very nice,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-06, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By njwbert

+1 Agreed! :D

+1

Agreed! :D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-06, 09:30 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,930
Posted By njwbert

I love my Cervelo Prodigy. I got lucky, managed...

I love my Cervelo Prodigy. I got lucky, managed to get a NOS frame from my local distributor and built it up. It is my first steel bike and I prefer it to my previous bike because this fits better....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-06, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By njwbert

Precisely! :D Unless you get a really good...

Precisely! :D

Unless you get a really good deal (like an ergobrain for the cost of a cateye astrale, as that is what it is going to be), it is not worth the sticker price.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-06, 10:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,646
Posted By njwbert

Saddle bag: Spare tubular tire 16g CO2...

Saddle bag:
Spare tubular tire
16g CO2 Cartridge
CO2 inflator
Some plasters
3 spare AAA batteries for lights
Mini tool with chain tool

Jersey pockets:
keys
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-06, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By njwbert

http://www.mavic.com/ewb_pages/p/produit_roue_ksyr...

http://www.mavic.com/ewb_pages/p/produit_roue_ksyrium_sl.php?onglet=2&gamme=route

It is under technical features.

Correct. '06 Ksyriums have a composite front hub shell. Earlier versions do...
08-20-06, 09:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,364
Posted By njwbert

well my experience with saddles are that they are...

well my experience with saddles are that they are personal.

Used a selle bassano boxster, fizik arione, selle san marco aspide triathgel and fizik aliante ti. Personally now i prefer the aliante...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-06, 09:37 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,644
Posted By njwbert

If I were to choose between a soloist carbon and...

If I were to choose between a soloist carbon and an R3, my vote goes to the R3. If I had money to throw around and wanted a bike built the way I want it, I would go for custom carbon.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-06, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,078
Posted By njwbert

To pgoat, the carbon frameset is slightly more...

To pgoat, the carbon frameset is slightly more than twice the price of the team soloist frameset (locally at least). If you want to spend on your frame all out and not get a new one ever (barring...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-06, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By njwbert

it is a steel steerer tube and the tubing is...

it is a steel steerer tube and the tubing is pretty thin. If you are going to cut your steerer tube on your own, wear some ear plugs or saw faster :D . It gets screeching loud as you proceed.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-06, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By njwbert

Well i am using one now. Troublesome to install,...

Well i am using one now. Troublesome to install, but the functions are nice. Given a toss up between this and the cateye double wireless, I would probably choose the cateye double wireless. One...
08-20-06, 08:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,188
Posted By njwbert

That is an interesting solution. I learnt...

That is an interesting solution. I learnt something new. :)

I faced a similar problem with another bike that I had to install a rack on. Since there were no mounting ponts on the seat stays that...
08-20-06, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 919
Posted By njwbert

hi, when you put the bike on a stand and tighten...

hi, when you put the bike on a stand and tighten down on the preload cap does it result in the same problem? Look at the area between the head tube and the conical spacer.

I built up a P3C, had a...
08-17-06, 05:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By njwbert

Ergobrain problem

I have installed the campagnolo ergobrain on my bike and now the gear indicator for the right shifter is not working while the left is fine. Upon taking apart my shifter, I discovered that while the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-06, 12:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By njwbert

I managed to get a NOS cervelo prodigy frameset...

I managed to get a NOS cervelo prodigy frameset with the white paint and nickel plating locally and built it up.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=30599&page=153

I'd say go for it if...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-06, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 16,200,951
Posted By njwbert

My bike that I spent the last 3 months working...

My bike that I spent the last 3 months working hard for. Cervelo Prodigy size 51cm. 17.5 lbs (7.95 kg) as shown. Frame weight is 3.8 lbs (1.74 kg).
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-06, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By njwbert

Hi, Here is a link to a Singapore cycling...

Hi,

Here is a link to a Singapore cycling portal with all the addresses of the local bike shops in it:

http://www.togoparts.com/bikeshops/list_shops.php

Among all the shops in the list, the...
08-10-05, 05:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By njwbert

no lol. we charge a one time job fee and not time...

no lol. we charge a one time job fee and not time based. :p however we have quite a backlog too... which kind of sucks... or had i should say, since i dun work there anymore as my school semester...
08-10-05, 02:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By njwbert

Ok this is as far as I know and my own personal...

Ok this is as far as I know and my own personal opinion from working as an apprentice mechanic in my local bike shop.

Most people here use hubs (from factory wheelsets) with sealed bearings...
08-01-05, 10:17 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,127
Posted By njwbert

thanks for this post man it really cracked me up...

thanks for this post man it really cracked me up and made my day :) and of course being the cash-strapped person that i am currently, i too subscribe to the same idea.
08-01-05, 04:25 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,127
Posted By njwbert

I like both italian and japanese. That said the...

I like both italian and japanese. That said the distributors in my country for campagnolo and shimano rarely bring in the track group. Campagnolo has such a small market here hence they do not bring...
08-01-05, 04:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,307
Posted By njwbert

Well I sure wish there were more female cyclists...

Well I sure wish there were more female cyclists in my university, or wish I knew more who were my age. It is hard enough looking for fixed riders as it is here... :( Not to mention female fixed...
07-20-05, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By njwbert

My fixed gear bicycle is finally up! Picture is...

My fixed gear bicycle is finally up! Picture is posted in the picture sticky.
07-20-05, 07:06 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,144,299
Posted By njwbert

Thanks to Business Cycles and Sheldon Brown as...

Thanks to Business Cycles and Sheldon Brown as well as my local bike shop, I have finally built up my fixed gear bicycle. :D
07-17-05, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,556
Posted By njwbert

Well I would like to give him a call, just that...

Well I would like to give him a call, just that the international calling charges would kill me. :p

Will try that this coming weekend if he still does not reply. Email is more convenient and...
07-16-05, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,556
Posted By njwbert

I emailed Business Cycles regarding the gloves as...

I emailed Business Cycles regarding the gloves as well as how would they fit cos I currently have 2 brands of gloves in two different sizes. That was a week back and he has not replied me yet. If it...
07-09-05, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By njwbert

Yay my IRO hubs have arrived from Harris Cyclery!...

Yay my IRO hubs have arrived from Harris Cyclery! Cheers Sheldon!

Okay I have used the Rinard spoke excel spreadsheet to calculate the length and i got 298 mm which looked a little weird....
07-05-05, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By njwbert

Now I have a choice of old rims from my friend....

Now I have a choice of old rims from my friend. What should i take?

1) single wall araya rims (pair)

2) mavic MA2 (pair)

3) one campagnolo omicron (rear) and one mavic ma3 (front)
06-29-05, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By njwbert

I just received my order from Business Cycles...

I just received my order from Business Cycles today. Whoo hoo! All I need are the remaining stuff I ordered from Sheldon Brown and I can finally build up the bike.

Plus I am very happy. For an...
06-18-05, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By njwbert

Thanks for the advice. That removed the migraine....

Thanks for the advice. That removed the migraine. ;)

Now I can go ahead and order online with confidence.

I will be thnking of other alternatives before the phil woods as my bike shop does...
06-18-05, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By njwbert

Hi, I would like to ask for help from people who...

Hi, I would like to ask for help from people who have done conversions of road frames to fixed.

At a bike shop I frequent, the owner has this red steel salsa cycles frame with a 126mm rear...
Forum: Introductions
06-13-05, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By njwbert

Well because I like it to be simple, I like the...

Well because I like it to be simple, I like the retro-ness feeling of it (even though I may eventually get down to doing a conversion instead of getting a proper track frame), I love the look of...
Forum: Introductions
06-12-05, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By njwbert

Hello from Singapore

Hi my name is Bertram from Singapore. I ride a road bike, looking to get a fixed gear and become one of the very few, if not the only fixed gear rider in my country. My only gripe is that fixed gear...
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