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Forum: Foo
10-28-08, 01:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,951
Posted By Cadd

You people have to move to Melbourne. Everyone &...

You people have to move to Melbourne. Everyone & their mothers carry their own bags when they go shopping.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-08, 01:39 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,039
Posted By Cadd

All you guys are facking wrong! You gotta...

All you guys are facking wrong!

You gotta learn how to say "group" & "derailer" in Chinese AND Taiwanese because that's where everything comes from.

Sigh......and I thought you knew better. ...
10-28-08, 01:34 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,596
Posted By Cadd

On average, I think I get honked at about once a...

On average, I think I get honked at about once a day (when I ride from my house to the city and back). That's about a 25 mile ride. It's usually a friendly "I'm right next to you and about to buzz...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-08, 12:07 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 16,048
Posted By Cadd

I agree. I have a Trek made bike with Truv...

I agree. I have a Trek made bike with Truv cranks. My bottom bracket is shot too! I have lateral play on my non drive side crank. I would tighten it, but after 30 miles, it'll develop play again....
10-27-08, 11:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,635
Posted By Cadd

I like the fenders of this bike!! Any pics of...

I like the fenders of this bike!! Any pics of how it attaches to the frame/fork? Any idea who makes it?

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2032/1715260097_dc69cbbd82_b.jpg
10-27-08, 11:36 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 71,859
Posted By Cadd

Another question. Is this bike a knock off from...

Another question. Is this bike a knock off from another more well known bike? If it is, I want to pop in the LBS to test ride that other bike to get a feel of it before pulling the trigger.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-08, 11:03 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 16,048
Posted By Cadd

Stop nickel & diming. Aren't bottom brackets...

Stop nickel & diming.

Aren't bottom brackets $25? Here's an Ultegra BB for $25 http://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=D1056

And saddle? That's the first thing to go on any bike I buy. ...
10-27-08, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,499
Posted By Cadd

Does it have to look good? If not, just ziptie...

Does it have to look good? If not, just ziptie the other half of that Heinekin plastic to the bottom of your downtube?
Forum: Foo
10-27-08, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 511
Posted By Cadd

Forums with lots of active users

To be honest, when I first wanted to get into cycling & wanted to do a little research, I didn't think I'd find a place on the interwebz like this. I expected bits of info her, bits of info there......
10-27-08, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,499
Posted By Cadd

Hahahaha. Nice!! I bet this works better than...

Hahahaha. Nice!! I bet this works better than most seatpost type fenders out there!
10-27-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,806
Posted By Cadd

I don't know about that. I think force is what...

I don't know about that. I think force is what kills you. I can have momentum and keep going. I'm in a car (with no brakes & no motor & no steering) going down a steep hill. Momentum is going to...
Forum: BMX
10-27-08, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 793
Posted By Cadd

Put the SV650 on the list too :) I would...

Put the SV650 on the list too :)

I would suggest getting a sporty hybrid instead of a BMX if you're going to get serious about riding (in terms of distance). I don't know how people put 20 miles...
10-26-08, 11:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,012
Posted By Cadd

I'm a little confused as well. I'm thinking...

I'm a little confused as well. I'm thinking about a fixed bike and trying to understand all this.

Instead of a new wheel set, can someone take a wheel from a SS or a roadbike and just change the...
Forum: Commuting
10-26-08, 10:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,713
Posted By Cadd

Nice vids! Pretty good for such low light. ...

Nice vids! Pretty good for such low light. Always nice to have a riding buddy. Keep the vids coming.
Forum: Foo
10-26-08, 09:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,055
Posted By Cadd

Also note Craftsman have different "level" tools....

Also note Craftsman have different "level" tools. Some are much higher in quality than others.
Forum: BMX
10-26-08, 09:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 793
Posted By Cadd

What kind of motorcycle do you ride? The answer...

What kind of motorcycle do you ride? The answer to that may help us direct you to a type of bike you may like
10-26-08, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 1,005,923
Posted By Cadd

Min, is that a brass bell? Looks nice.

Min, is that a brass bell? Looks nice.
Forum: Foo
10-26-08, 09:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,898
Posted By Cadd

Most people? Nope, they won't have this problem....

Most people? Nope, they won't have this problem. But in this particular case, it'll probably happen. Did you see the reason for my comment? Someone suggested putting brand new winter tires on the...
10-26-08, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 1,005,923
Posted By Cadd

From the Tour de Bronx ride last weekend ...

From the Tour de Bronx ride last weekend
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3009/2974486518_b6b25d6da3_o.jpg
10-26-08, 05:43 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 71,859
Posted By Cadd

I read the entire thread! I actually read it...

I read the entire thread! I actually read it twice....and it made much much much more sense the 2nd time. The only reason I even considered a fixie was because a friend of mine just built a...
10-26-08, 12:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 19,903
Posted By Cadd

Great review!!! Such detail. Mind me asking...

Great review!!! Such detail.

Mind me asking what size your TT Pro is? And is there any toe overlap?
10-26-08, 12:17 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 71,859
Posted By Cadd

Another thing I notice....isn't this bike geared...

Another thing I notice....isn't this bike geared pretty high? 48x16 is a pretty tall gearing (80 gear inches?). I don't know if my weak legs can push that! On my roadie (triple), I use 42x17 (65...
10-25-08, 10:31 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 71,859
Posted By Cadd

Thank you!!! I don't even know what "more track"...

Thank you!!! I don't even know what "more track" or "more aggressive geometry" is. I'm guessing it's better for racing? I rather have comfort anyday. If it's comfortable, I'll ride more. It's as...
10-25-08, 10:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,135
Posted By Cadd

What does more aggressivve geometry mean? Are...

What does more aggressivve geometry mean? Are you leaning forward more? Less comfortable?
10-25-08, 10:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,135
Posted By Cadd

Hmmm....so does that mean a smaller sized Kilo TT...

Hmmm....so does that mean a smaller sized Kilo TT has toe overlap? I really dislike toe overlap. I have it on my current roadie. I can deal with it. But if I were to buy another bike, I rather it...
10-25-08, 09:55 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 71,859
Posted By Cadd

How about smaller bikes? 2new2this (or anyone...

How about smaller bikes? 2new2this (or anyone with a 52cm bike), can you do me a favor? If your bike is around, can you manually check for me? I just want to make sure there's no overlap (with toe...
10-25-08, 09:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,135
Posted By Cadd

Can you help me define "tighter"? Meaning,...

Can you help me define "tighter"? Meaning, shorter TT?

And when you say the seat/head tube angles are steeper, do you mean, a larger number?

If I understand correctly, a lower number head tube...
10-25-08, 09:14 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 71,859
Posted By Cadd

OUCH!!! I hate over lap!!! Is there an easy way...

OUCH!!! I hate over lap!!! Is there an easy way to tell if a frame has toe overlap?
10-25-08, 08:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,135
Posted By Cadd

Dumb question: What's the difference between...

Dumb question: What's the difference between track geometry vs. normal road bike geometry? And what's the reason why you can run aerospokes on one bike and not the other?
10-25-08, 08:43 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 71,859
Posted By Cadd

In terms of the frame alone, are all these bikes...

In terms of the frame alone, are all these bikes pretty similiar? I know they're all steel frames. I currently ride a True Temper OX steel frame (853 quality I guess), so I know what to expect from...
10-25-08, 08:18 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 71,859
Posted By Cadd

I'm also thinking about getting a fixed gear. ...

I'm also thinking about getting a fixed gear. Looks like this is "THE" entry level bike to get???

Question to all you Motobecane Messenger owners: What made you choose this bike over the other...
10-25-08, 07:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,806
Posted By Cadd

But that can be said about everything. Try...

But that can be said about everything. Try changing the word rider to driver.

One idiot driver has more of a negative effect on the perceptions of the non-driving majority than the positive...
Forum: Foo
10-25-08, 05:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,898
Posted By Cadd

Horrible advice. You guys may know everything &...

Horrible advice. You guys may know everything & everything about bikes, but what you just told her to do is downright dangerous.

She has a FWD car and you think "geez, just put new tires in the...
Forum: Foo
10-25-08, 01:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,898
Posted By Cadd

Correct Well.....I personally think she...

Correct


Well.....I personally think she has to be more careful with this. You forgot one of the most important factor in selecting a wheel (rim): Offset. She has to make sure the offset of the...
10-23-08, 12:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,806
Posted By Cadd

Never realized there's a difference between UK...

Never realized there's a difference between UK gallons & US gallons. 1 US gallon is approx to 4 liters....or a tad less. Maybe 3.9 liters?

So gas here would be $0.75/L for you guys......or 0.45...
10-23-08, 12:37 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 46,891
Posted By Cadd

Wow, this looks great! Anyone know what that...

Wow, this looks great! Anyone know what that rack in the front is called? I wonder how it'll affect the steering when you have 20lbs of stuff on it.

And what's that thing at the rear dropouts?...
10-22-08, 11:19 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,806
Posted By Cadd

Well, when all the above happens at the same...

Well, when all the above happens at the same time, I think we'll see a sheet load of people on bicycles....but I personally think if we ever hit $10/gal, that alone will have dramatic influence.
...
10-22-08, 10:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,806
Posted By Cadd

You'll start seeing a whole lot of people on...

You'll start seeing a whole lot of people on bicycles when:

gas is $10/gallon
auto insurance increases by a whole lot
your town/city start painting bike lanes
there are tons of other cyclists...
Forum: Foo
10-22-08, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13,148
Views: 988,179
Posted By Cadd

Cross dressing! Hey maybe some of you ladies can...

Cross dressing! Hey maybe some of you ladies can help me out. There's a critical mass ride on Halloween. I thought it would be cool to dress up as a skanky female (with a beard) on the ride. But...
Forum: Northeast
10-22-08, 02:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,620
Posted By Cadd

I'll keep an eye on this thread....but I'm a slow...

I'll keep an eye on this thread....but I'm a slow rider (you can ask Slvoid & Tim). What's the pace again? I'll probably need a lot of drafting help.
Forum: Commuting
10-22-08, 02:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,548
Posted By Cadd

I agree. It's probably the same for...

I agree.

It's probably the same for you.....where I'm from, it's like a drag race from traffic light to the next traffic light. You take the lane, you'll end up putting yourself in danger and...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-08, 02:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,548
Posted By Cadd

+1

+1
Forum: Foo
10-22-08, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13,148
Views: 988,179
Posted By Cadd

I keep having to change it every few weeks. It...

I keep having to change it every few weeks. It doesn't do too well with water hitting it daily.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-08, 01:44 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,908
Posted By Cadd

Didn't Lemond bikes have lots of carbon/steel? ...

Didn't Lemond bikes have lots of carbon/steel? What's so hard to believe?
Forum: Foo
10-22-08, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13,148
Views: 988,179
Posted By Cadd

Hahahahahhaa. UA!!! That does look like me...

Hahahahahhaa. UA!!! That does look like me (except, I have a little more color and I'm Asian)

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?p=7485976&highlight=#post7485976
Forum: Foo
10-22-08, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13,148
Views: 988,179
Posted By Cadd

Cuz Siu's really a man deep inside?

Cuz Siu's really a man deep inside?
Forum: Foo
10-22-08, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10,059
Views: 377,530
Posted By Cadd

AEO, how old are you? I also had a tough time...

AEO, how old are you? I also had a tough time gaining weight. But I can assure you that when you get older, you'll start gaining it! I thought it would never happen to me, but now, I'm like a...
10-21-08, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 424,349
Posted By Cadd

7 road bikes. Each for $150. Any good? ...

7 road bikes. Each for $150.

Any good? Good for fixed/single speed conversion? Do these have the correct dropouts?

http://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/bik/887204409.html
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-08, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,540
Posted By Cadd

How do you know what size crank arms are right...

How do you know what size crank arms are right for you? Is there a huge difference from 170, 172.5 & 175?
10-20-08, 03:46 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 21,297
Posted By Cadd

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2241/2187220152_426...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2241/2187220152_426fce161c_b.jpg

You're very welcome
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