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Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-16, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By vikz

Well i bought my Defy in 2009 butvai have...

Well i bought my Defy in 2009 butvai have upgraded it to complete 105 and installed an ok wheel set , i love my Defy but after 7 years I thought why not get a newer bike..Been looking for awhile and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-16, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By vikz

We took the weight bare bones,its the aluminum...

We took the weight bare bones,its the aluminum version maybe thats why, the lbs i bought it from fitted me too, I'm sure minor adjustments and I will be good to go.:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-16, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 270,816
Posted By vikz

Me and my Trek Marlin with some upgrades. Along...

Me and my Trek Marlin with some upgrades. Along the great Columbia river in Wenatchee Wa.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-16, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By vikz

I rode close to 90 miles so far and gotta say...

I rode close to 90 miles so far and gotta say it's a pretty sweet ride!.I will have to do some mini adjustments but over all impression its a solid bike, enough gear ratio to cope with all my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-16, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By vikz

My 2016 Cannondale Synapse 105

Hello been awhile since i started a thread but I finally got my new Cannondale Synapse!!after 5 years with my Giant defy3 I think it's time for a little upgrade..

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-16, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 554,923
Posted By vikz

Synapse 105.. ...

Synapse 105..

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-16, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 554,923
Posted By vikz

Synapse 105.. ...

Synapse 105..

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-16, 12:39 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 14,534
Posted By vikz

Oh well I love mine...Descending at 40mph is a...

Oh well I love mine...Descending at 40mph is a lot easier to control..
Synapse 105.:
03-12-15, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,445
Posted By vikz

Planning on upgrading which one 1st? fork/shocks...

Planning on upgrading which one 1st? fork/shocks or wheelset??I can probably do both but which is one will make a difference when riding??found a great deal on a shimano MT15's..
03-10-15, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,445
Posted By vikz

Upgraded my tires to Continental Trail King 2.2!...

Upgraded my tires to Continental Trail King 2.2! and I like it!!

http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o175/vikz07/Mobile%20Uploads/28439A5E-6C8B-4198-9812-8FBDCFD91F65_zps6esylu2i.jpg...
03-06-15, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,445
Posted By vikz

Decided to put on some skinny tires for now..700c...

Decided to put on some skinny tires for now..700c X 32 H2..

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03-05-15, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,388,099
Posted By vikz

Just picked up this puppy today!! so far after...

Just picked up this puppy today!! so far after riding it home from the LBS just 10 miles, 1st impression..I LIKE IT!!
...
03-05-15, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,445
Posted By vikz

Marlin 6

Well i did not get a FAT BIKE but ended up with my 1st 29er!!Traded my bike and added a little money and I got this
BRAND NEW TREK MARLIN 6..here it is..What is the max tire width I can use on this...
03-03-15, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,576
Posted By vikz

My deall did not go through..So I have to sell it...

My deall did not go through..So I have to sell it on CL or I'll put here for sale..Bianchi all steel circa 1989 with shimano 105 components and mavic open pro wheelsets..
03-02-15, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,576
Posted By vikz

gravity 2014 bullseye Fat bike

hello folks! so I finally was able to sell one of my bikes to one of my friends so now I can get my FAT BIKE that I wated for my birthday, here is the one I have my eye on..Save up to 60% off new...
12-27-14, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By vikz

I am exchanging my studded tires for this ...

I am exchanging my studded tires for this
https://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/vredestein-fortezza-senso-all-weather-road-tire
12-06-14, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By vikz

Thanks for all the nice comment..

Thanks for all the nice comment..
12-05-14, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By vikz

Just waiting for Old man Winter to come..

Hello folks!!Now my winter bike is good to go!!,Got my shorter stem, had to go to an LBS to replace the front derailleur cables which was a bummer cost wise,they tuned all my brakes and shifters, put...
11-29-14, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By vikz

This is what i ordered..60mm long so i think the...

This is what i ordered..60mm long so i think the one i have now is 100mm long..and this tape..

http://www.cambriabike.com/Splash-Cork-Blue-Black.asp..i hope its a pair..

K Road Quill Stems...
11-27-14, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By vikz

raiden thanks, I've been looking online just not...

raiden thanks, I've been looking online just not sure what the measurements are..
11-27-14, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By vikz

need help looking for a new stem..

Hello folks! just wanted some opinions on which stem I should consider, I just wanted to move my handle bars a little closer because I noticed that when I was riding my arms seemed a little bit...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-14, 05:15 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 146,832
Posted By vikz

2010 Giant Defy 3 with mostly 105 group (triple),...

2010 Giant Defy 3 with mostly 105 group (triple), Mavic Aksium wheel set with gator shin tyres..Love this bike!! probably weigh close to 17lbs,18lbs max..I'm 5'7 145lbs , we are just made for each...
11-25-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,076
Posted By vikz

Wenatchee to Los Angeles..

Hello folks! hopefully everybody is riding safely..So i just finished reading the book "life is a Wheel" and I got to thinking hmm maybe someday I can ride from wenachee, wa to Los Angeles??that is...
11-25-14, 06:38 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 61,310
Posted By vikz

Here is my all around bike,rain.snow or...

Here is my all around bike,rain.snow or sunshine..just added that Brooks B17 too.....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,344
Posted By vikz

yap I love this light i think mine is only 600...

yap I love this light i think mine is only 600 though..
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,344
Posted By vikz

Thanks , funny thing is the saddle cost more than...

Thanks , funny thing is the saddle cost more than the bike when I bought it with all original parts, it only cost me $100 the saddle was $129 LOL..
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-14, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,344
Posted By vikz

Rode for just 20 miles in the rain it felt good..

Rode for just 20 miles in the rain it felt good..
11-23-14, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 667,315
Posted By vikz

Here is my Bianchi Axis circa 1985 t0 89 with...

Here is my Bianchi Axis circa 1985 t0 89 with some updated parts the latest one is my new Brooks B17 saddles..
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-14, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,344
Posted By vikz

compare to what I have before its a big...

compare to what I have before its a big upgrade...but again you probably have one of those really expensive carbon saddle, so good for you..
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-14, 12:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,344
Posted By vikz

Brooks B17..updated my steel bike..

Hello folks! haven't posted here a while but glad to say I updated my gravel/everyday bike with a Brooks b17 saddle!!and I love it!!can't wait to go the distance on her..here she is..
...
10-19-14, 12:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 844
Posted By vikz

Getting ready for winter..

Hello folks! Just wanted to share my updated winter ride, Bianchi Axis circa 1988, all steel lugged frames with Shimano 105 components, Mavic Open Pro sport wheel set with bontrager H2 tyres..I added...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-14, 07:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,121
Posted By vikz

That is a very "clean" looking bike! I like...

That is a very "clean" looking bike! I like it!
07-16-14, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,626
Posted By vikz

All I can say is good for Talansky for finishing...

All I can say is good for Talansky for finishing it!you can see he is bad pain and at that point I'm sure he is just grinding his teeth to finish it!!blocking the pain!!good job!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-14, 12:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,121
Posted By vikz

Financially yes but things to want to buy but can...

Financially yes but things to want to buy but can not ever afford .. Nope!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-14, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By vikz

took it for a little ride just 12 miles but with...

took it for a little ride just 12 miles but with 1200 ft elevation gain and the wind was blowing atleast 20 mph going up and 25mph head wind going on my descent , it felt a little lighter on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-14, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 417,657
Posted By vikz

Here is my Bianchi Axis circa 87 ??I...

Here is my Bianchi Axis circa 87 ??I think..mostly compact 105 except for the front derailleur and the cantilever break which is what came with the bike, mavic open pro wheelset with 105 hubs,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-14, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By vikz

Mavic ksyrium equipe wheelset

hello gents and ladies! Just did an upgrade on my Giant defy 3. one of my neighbor is letting me try out his Mavic ksyrium Equipe wheels set and he said if i like it i can have it for 120 to 150 for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-14, 03:14 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 102,697
Posted By vikz

Bianchi Axis.. ...

Bianchi Axis..

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01-04-14, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 487,700
Posted By vikz

My all steel Bianchi Axis with mostly 105...

My all steel Bianchi Axis with mostly 105 components....

http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o175/vikz07/Mobile%20Uploads/D8D44BC2-CBF8-4DE4-B5C8-29FAC9D8F735_zps89rvwplr.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-13, 09:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,586
Posted By vikz

I did this to my giant defy3 when i got my CX...

I did this to my giant defy3 when i got my CX bike frame, now it has a triple, i replaced the BB, rear derailleur, my shifters and probably will change my front derailleur too, it works but can't...
11-01-13, 01:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 20,422
Posted By vikz

Here is my Bianchi Axis circa 1985 to 89 ..I...

Here is my Bianchi Axis circa 1985 to 89 ..I think..1 inch fork,threaded steerers and all steel too..
...
10-29-13, 06:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 15,296
Posted By vikz

Bianchi Axis circa 1985 to 89..with mostly 105...

Bianchi Axis circa 1985 to 89..with mostly 105 components..cantaliver breaks came with the Bianchi..o yah ALL STEEL TOO!! just the way I like it!!..did 27 miles today on this girl and she was...
10-21-13, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,461
Posted By vikz

Bianchi Axis Cyclocross bike ( all steel)

Hello guys! I finally have a cyclocross bike!! here is what happened, visited one of the LBS Saturday just to kinda look for a bike for my wife, just something that she can use around here( trying to...
10-10-13, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By vikz

Man that is some landslides ! how far did you...

Man that is some landslides ! how far did you guys had to carry your bikes??
10-10-13, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By vikz

now that is a heck of a climb!

now that is a heck of a climb!
10-09-13, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By vikz

No problem i might change the fork to a ridgid...

No problem i might change the fork to a ridgid fork next year so it will be a complete hybrid..
10-09-13, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By vikz

Well it was a hard tail MTB that i just installed...

Well it was a hard tail MTB that i just installed a skinner slick tires (H2 bontrager 1.5's on a wtb xc wheel set) and yes it has a flat bar but I can guarantee you its not a road bike by any stretch
10-09-13, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3,902
Views: 443,545
Posted By vikz

My hybrid took me up to a 3,434 ft of max...

My hybrid took me up to a 3,434 ft of max elevation on a 16.1 miles bike ride yeterday and it was AWESOME!!
10-09-13, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By vikz

rode my HYBRID to a CAT 1 and CAT 2 climb yesterday!!

Hello folks!!Just wanted to brag a little bit;) on my accomplishment yesterday, Rode my HYBRID up the summit of Badger Mt road in wenatchee WA, according to STRAVA is a category 1 climb or CAT 2, I...
10-05-13, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By vikz

Man I wish i can have one like that as a"spare"...

Man I wish i can have one like that as a"spare" bike..
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