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08-04-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 29,732
Posted By Danbob

My exact sentiments .... this will likely be a...

My exact sentiments .... this will likely be a lengthy decision process for me as being spoiled by shop employee discounts, I never pay more than cost so I want to really tske my time...maybe even...
08-03-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,642
Posted By Danbob

Take a look at one of the steel jamis...

Take a look at one of the steel jamis renegades...great bike, great value, and gorgeous.
08-03-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 29,732
Posted By Danbob

Resurecting. Probably been over 10 years and a...

Resurecting. Probably been over 10 years and a whole lot of cycling experience since I posted on here...so I work part time for a shop and we sell zeroooooo brands of ti bikes. It is a shame...
05-04-16, 06:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,540
Posted By Danbob

Interesting. I always thought that the more bent...

Interesting. I always thought that the more bent arms within reason the better. I just changed from a 90 to a 105 st em because my arms were too bent and I felt like it was too much pressure on my...
05-02-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By Danbob

resurrecting from the dead....So I can't get rid...

resurrecting from the dead....So I can't get rid of the hand pressure still. No pinched nerves, nothing like that, just too much weight on the fleshy parts of my palms which leaves me with soft...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-16, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By Danbob

No paste and torque was to low. I have torque...

No paste and torque was to low. I have torque wrenches for everything. I never guess torque. On anything. For the bike I use the red bontrager torque wrench. I hand tighten first to get...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-16, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By Danbob

Carbon bar shifted while riding.

Hey guys ,

Just flipped my STEM and took out a spacer today to see how comfy I would be. All went nicely but when I was decneding a hill on the test ride after the job was done, I hit a bump (not...
04-12-16, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,172
Posted By Danbob

Good call bobcat. Don't want the shoulders to be...

Good call bobcat. Don't want the shoulders to be shrugged up to the ears. But don't you think that a four cm bar width difference will dramatically improve this rider's comfort? That's a big...
04-11-16, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By Danbob

Thanks guys! I have a lot of homework to do now. ...

Thanks guys! I have a lot of homework to do now. I am a teacher, but when I am not teaching I work at my lbs . I have never in my eight years of working there , fit someone or had a customer who...
04-11-16, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,172
Posted By Danbob

Unless those are carbon handlebars you should...

Unless those are carbon handlebars you should note paying anywhere near 200 bucks. More like100 installed. If you are properly measured you will feel a difference. I recently went to a narrower...
04-10-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By Danbob

Riddle me this

Okay. So I went from a 56cm giant tcr that was too big for me to a properly fitted 54 cm trek domane 4.5. Everything with the new bike is magical except one thing. I can't seem to get rid of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-16, 10:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,236
Posted By Danbob

Well in case anyone remembers this thread and...

Well in case anyone remembers this thread and cares, i made my choice. My giant sold for 900 bucks which I was thrilled about , so I pulled the trigger on a 2016 domane 4.5 non disc. I couldn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-16, 09:05 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,812
Posted By Danbob

What the hell is wrong with waving? I have been...

What the hell is wrong with waving? I have been waving since I start cycling...I don't wave when we are in a focused group or I am descending at a high speed or climbing some steep hill...but when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-16, 08:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,236
Posted By Danbob

LOL. Nice one. I am not really interested in the...

LOL. Nice one. I am not really interested in the new 105. I would be going from the 2012 105 to the 2016 ultegra 6800. And yes, my fit is just not as good as I would like it to be, hence going down...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-16, 03:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,236
Posted By Danbob

Thank you all guys - I really do appreciate it. ...

Thank you all guys - I really do appreciate it. I think I am going with the ALR 6 unless I can get a 5.2 Domane. I have heard the same about the cheaper trek carbon, and would rather have...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-16, 03:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,236
Posted By Danbob

2011-12 105 is a hell of a lot different than...

2011-12 105 is a hell of a lot different than 2016 105/Ultegra. My Giant is too big for me is what I have realized over the past couple of years. This is why the new bike will handle better. Not...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-16, 03:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,236
Posted By Danbob

LOL You would not believe it but they make it...

LOL You would not believe it but they make it pretty much impossible to purchase for other people. They keep track of what you order and limit certain purchases yearly. You are not even allowed to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,236
Posted By Danbob

Also, if I got carbon wheels , I wouldn't put...

Also, if I got carbon wheels , I wouldn't put them on a domane, so nahh , they would be for a different bike. Like an aero madone or tarmac or something.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,236
Posted By Danbob

Exactly as stated above. I am selling current...

Exactly as stated above. I am selling current bike to cover a huge chunk of the discounted price that I get from trek. I am only going to be laying out 2-400 depending on what I get for the giant. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-16, 12:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,236
Posted By Danbob

Was hoping someone would make a funny comment...

Was hoping someone would make a funny comment about what I said concerning the paint. Hahaha . color doesn't really matter to me unless I was going for a project one bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-16, 11:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,236
Posted By Danbob

Upgrading to new bike. Help me decide!

Hey guys. Right now I ride a frankenbike of a 2006 Giant TCR 0 frame with 2012 ten speed 105 and mavic aksium wheels and tires. Pretty nice setup, but I want to upgrade. I work part time for a...
10-13-08, 04:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,520
Posted By Danbob

Hey guys - that is the frame from the yellow bike...

Hey guys - that is the frame from the yellow bike that is on ebay~! I sold the complete bike to a cool guy from brooklyn who restores bikes and was going to use the components on something else. He...
Forum: Introductions
07-17-08, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By Danbob

I love the Terry...Gave it to my brother to use...

I love the Terry...Gave it to my brother to use last week and know he'll take good care of it. Thank god I sold the yellow masi - it was just taking up space and needed lots of work so I let it go...
07-04-08, 11:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,520
Posted By Danbob

Alright I fixed it and put 500 or more as the...

Alright I fixed it and put 500 or more as the price or I said I would trade for a Mountain bike of equal or greater value. That way everyone is happy and it's a damn good price for this bike I...
07-04-08, 11:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,520
Posted By Danbob

Because the bike is worth whatever someone is...

Because the bike is worth whatever someone is willing to pay for it. By no lowballing I just mean that I am not gonna let it go for like 200 bucks. I am not going to put a price on something that...
07-03-08, 09:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,520
Posted By Danbob

bump for anyone interested in seeing pics and...

bump for anyone interested in seeing pics and reading this thread :-)
07-03-08, 01:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,520
Posted By Danbob

It is for sale and I put obo or trade instead of...

It is for sale and I put obo or trade instead of a price on craigslist. Hopefully that will entice someone to buy it.
07-03-08, 12:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,520
Posted By Danbob

In inches, it measured exactly that :-)

In inches, it measured exactly that :-)
07-03-08, 11:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,520
Posted By Danbob

Okay. I did not realize I had to pay to use the...

Okay. I did not realize I had to pay to use the FS section so the bike is now in the Westchester/ New York City Craigslist with a link to this thread for anyone who wants it. Please someone give...
07-03-08, 11:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,520
Posted By Danbob

Rear Hub is a White Industries and I am gonna...

Rear Hub is a White Industries and I am gonna sell this bike unfortunately. I talked to a few more people and it's just not worth it to restore since it does not fit me at all. I am going to link...
07-03-08, 10:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,520
Posted By Danbob

From the top of the seat tube to mid bottom...

From the top of the seat tube to mid bottom bracket I have measured 62-63 cm. Again, PM me. Clearly it is too big for me. I can't even get crotch clearence over the top tube so I have to get rid...
07-03-08, 10:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,520
Posted By Danbob

Thanks guys. Now I need to know what I need to...

Thanks guys. Now I need to know what I need to do to bring the yellow bike back to good condition. I am very handy and modified bikes when I was younger and cars for the past 8 years. What kind of...
07-03-08, 07:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,520
Posted By Danbob

But what do I do???? The yellow one does not fit...

But what do I do???? The yellow one does not fit me! They are beautiful arent they? Anyone willing to venture a guess for how much they are worth? I was thinking of converting them to fixed gear...
07-03-08, 07:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,520
Posted By Danbob

I fixed the link! Pics work! I am very excited...

I fixed the link! Pics work! I am very excited to show these to you all!
07-03-08, 07:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,520
Posted By Danbob

Calling all vintage road bike experts!!!

I have two diamonds in the rough here and the guys in Road told me to crosspost here so here ya go:

I recently was given two 80's roadbikes by a very nice couple who has been riding for over 25...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-08, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By Danbob

bump for some help - this thread moves fast!!!!!

bump for some help - this thread moves fast!!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-08, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By Danbob

Calling all 80's roadbike experts!!!!

I recently was given two 80's roadbikes by a very nice couple who has been riding for over 25 years. They just told my wife and I to come and get them and they are in reasonable shape. I need road...
Forum: Introductions
06-30-08, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By Danbob

Noob from NY

Hey guys,

My name is Dan and I am from Westchester, NY. Currently live in Peekskill with my wife and our 1 year old Wheaten Terrier Fozzie.

When I was a kid I rode a Mongoose M-1 BMX and a...
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