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Forum: Touring
09-20-18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By TRac

Looking for a good ol' rack.

Hello! I'm turning my Cannondale F900 into a touring bike of sorts and am looking for a front rack for my bike. One concern I have is that it is a monoshock so I'm wondering if there might be any...
02-16-18, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By TRac

Your tip has worked well so far! Thanks again!

Your tip has worked well so far! Thanks again!
02-14-18, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By TRac

Huh wow never thought about it not seating...

Huh wow never thought about it not seating completely, I'll employ this technique when I get back to my bike. Thanks for the tip!
02-13-18, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By TRac

Yes it's some Easton one.

Yes it's some Easton one.
02-13-18, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By TRac

My seat is giving me a hard time.

A little context, I'm a student and live on campus so I'm riding my bike everywhere everyday. So, in doing that, a good portion of that distance covered is wheelied. Unfortunately I keep finding my...
05-23-17, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By TRac

Good to hear, unfortunately my b screw is maxed...

Good to hear, unfortunately my b screw is maxed out in the picture :foo:

Could I replace my current b screw with a longer one or would that create complications?
05-17-17, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By TRac

Actually I decided to throw a new group set on...

Actually I decided to throw a new group set on there after one of the shifters broke. The previous owner converted it to a single chainring. It currently has a Shimano HG cassette, like I said this...
05-16-17, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By TRac

Alright so I finally got around to working on the...

Alright so I finally got around to working on the bike today. Took everything off and then adjusted the derailleur, here is how it looks fully extended to the lowest cog, does this look right? Gap...
05-05-17, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By TRac

Thanks for the help guys! I'm gonna start over...

Thanks for the help guys! I'm gonna start over and get back to you on how it's looking
05-05-17, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By TRac

Here's are some pics of the set up right now. ...

Here's are some pics of the set up right now.
http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r609/mustwarnorcas/0504171511_zpspg56pkjt.jpg...
05-04-17, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By TRac

Didn't have two http://s but i think it was...

Didn't have two http://s but i think it was becuase I was trying to go through google drive. I'll try another image hosting site.

In regards to the derailleur, yes I have adjusted the b screw. ...
05-03-17, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By TRac

Sram XO No worky

Hi all, I have a 2003 Specialized big hit that I recently converted from XT Deore shifters and derailleurs to Sram XO. However, I am struggling to dial in the rear derailleur as it seems unable to...
03-04-17, 01:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By TRac

I'll possibly consider that after the ride this...

I'll possibly consider that after the ride this weekend. I was referred to talk to the manager at my LBS to pick up a second part time job building bikes so I may be able to make some extra cash to...
03-03-17, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By TRac

I am aware of this but I still would like the...

I am aware of this but I still would like the bike to be the best that it can be while sucking at uphill lol. Believe me I'm not going expend large denominations toward this just scavenge from...
03-03-17, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By TRac

I'll look into the forks, but in the mean time...

I'll look into the forks, but in the mean time I'll talk to a buddy of mine about adjusting the rear shock to best fit me and the type of riding I'll be doing. The front derailleur has already been...
03-03-17, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By TRac

New MTB Rider

Hi guys,
I just picked up a 2004 Specialized Big Hit Comp, I've been on the forum for a while but I only rode fixed gear.
So just introducing myself a little bit and asking for some recommendations...
Forum: Foo
05-17-16, 04:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,851
Posted By TRac

Yes mechanical failures could occur but it would...

Yes mechanical failures could occur but it would be unlikely on a new car. Turbo technology is quite a bit more refined than the past and has more advanced bearing configurations that will yield...
Forum: Foo
05-16-16, 09:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,851
Posted By TRac

In modern cars only issues with turbos you would...

In modern cars only issues with turbos you would run into is most likely going to be electronic issues with the boost controller and etc
Forum: Foo
05-16-16, 07:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,851
Posted By TRac

Turbos are the way of the future for the modern...

Turbos are the way of the future for the modern combustion energy. Most efficient way to get maximum horsepower. I have an 02 WRX and the turbo on that has been going forever and keeps boosting up...
Forum: Foo
02-06-16, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1,820
Views: 121,249
Posted By TRac

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odHe5Sv1e2c

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odHe5Sv1e2c
Forum: Touring
01-31-16, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,757
Posted By TRac

Here's a good website for measuring amount of...

Here's a good website for measuring amount of traffic on routes you plan to ride. Ride safe!

http://labs.strava.com/heatmap/#15/12.68822/43.47078/blue/bike
12-16-15, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,828
Posted By TRac

My friend who got me into fixed gears had a...

My friend who got me into fixed gears had a Windsor The Hour, pretty solid bike a great bike to get your foot in the door. Like mentioned before you literally can't go wrong with a Kilo tt.
11-17-15, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 698,792
Posted By TRac

Increased aerodynamics duh

Increased aerodynamics duh
11-17-15, 08:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,334
Posted By TRac

Well misalignment can lead to the chain popping...

Well misalignment can lead to the chain popping off and if you're running brakeless like me then you've got a serious predicament on your hands.
06-17-14, 10:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,887
Posted By TRac

I have a couple of jerseys and bibs if i ever...

I have a couple of jerseys and bibs if i ever feel the need to have my dignity stripped away from me by my friends who don't even know how to ride bikes. Usually I ride in clothing that will not...
10-18-13, 11:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,891
Posted By TRac

Really what were you expecting? Quality comes...

Really what were you expecting? Quality comes with price and maybe if you do some calculations buying a nice chainring will be cheaper than buying a bunch of cheap crap ones or vice versa.
09-07-13, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By TRac

I've seen faceplates from Thomson on eBay for...

I've seen faceplates from Thomson on eBay for around 10$ and hardware could probably be found at a hardware store
09-03-13, 11:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,901
Posted By TRac

Those are simply beauty marks.

Those are simply beauty marks.
09-02-13, 05:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,901
Posted By TRac

State Bicycle co. ain't nothin' to **** with.

State Bicycle co. ain't nothin' to **** with.
09-01-13, 09:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,901
Posted By TRac

Don't forget state also made a collab with the...

Don't forget state also made a collab with the hundreds. What an atrocious bike.
09-01-13, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4,189
Views: 762,661
Posted By TRac

I believe the Track Pro was replaced with the...

I believe the Track Pro was replaced with the Track Elite but I don't know about the 2.0.
08-31-13, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4,189
Views: 762,661
Posted By TRac

Man I just love Fuji! There track series is so...

Man I just love Fuji! There track series is so cool. It's a shame they got rid of the Track Pro.
08-24-13, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By TRac

Are you riding a single speed or a fixed gear? ...

Are you riding a single speed or a fixed gear? If your on a single speed, you always have the option of a chain tensioner. And the way I found out what gearing options I had was through a link on...
08-24-13, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 236,580
Posted By TRac

Thanks for the help. If they're for tricking I...

Thanks for the help. If they're for tricking I am going to pass them up. I did notice they were nearly 800 grams a pop compared to the wheelset I'm running, jeez.
08-23-13, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 236,580
Posted By TRac

So I decided not to build up a Velocity rear...

So I decided not to build up a Velocity rear wheel as found a H+Son Eero wheelset. He's selling for 100 with tires and tubes but the front wheel needs a spacer. I don't really know about front...
08-22-13, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 588
Posted By TRac

Are you sure you're not cross threading?

Are you sure you're not cross threading?
08-20-13, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By TRac

Have you tried magic gearing? I looked into an...

Have you tried magic gearing? I looked into an eccentric hub or bb but it was easier to magic gear. And for long rides vs. noise problem, get some duct tape and wrap a small portable radio to the...
08-20-13, 03:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,602
Posted By TRac

Bingo^^ common and easily identifiable problem

Bingo^^ common and easily identifiable problem
08-20-13, 12:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,160
Posted By TRac

Yah but the op said he didn't know if it was a...

Yah but the op said he didn't know if it was a fix it ticket and anyways that's what I would plan on doing. But for fear of jinxing myself and getting cited tomorrow I will not say "but we don't get...
08-19-13, 11:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,160
Posted By TRac

Please tell us the outcome because I live in...

Please tell us the outcome because I live in California too and often ride brake less.
08-19-13, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By TRac

Hey look a kilo TT! If your new to the forum, a...

Hey look a kilo TT! If your new to the forum, a lot of people recommend the kilo TT. Also, have you thought of building your own bike? I live in OC and often run across good deals on parts but...
08-18-13, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By TRac

Deep Vs are known for being pretty strong. I...

Deep Vs are known for being pretty strong. I would choose the deep v's. but it is a 60 dollar difference.
08-18-13, 10:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,473
Posted By TRac

Are there any big advantages or are you just...

Are there any big advantages or are you just accustomed to that set up?
08-18-13, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 236,580
Posted By TRac

Ill look into the archetype but I was interested...

Ill look into the archetype but I was interested in the pro fusion because its a cross between an aerohead and a deep v and I have an aerohead in the front.
08-18-13, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 236,580
Posted By TRac

Buy a Velocity Fusion Clincher rim with Sapim...

Buy a Velocity Fusion Clincher rim with Sapim Laser Double butted spokes and lace it up to the hub I have for 110? Or do you guys have any other recommendations for a rear wheel. Only nmsw and...
08-16-13, 01:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,473
Posted By TRac

Show us your bar tape wrapping skills

So I thought if people are showing off bikes and what not maybe there should be a thread dedicated to bar tape masterpieces. Wrapping can be annoying and downright frustrating but when you finish...
08-12-13, 11:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,806
Posted By TRac

I ride brake less and there's no real reason to...

I ride brake less and there's no real reason to ride brake less. I think it kind of makes you one with the bike idk some corny stuff but it will require a larger tire budget. There's no problem...
08-12-13, 01:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By TRac

I'm in the same boat as you. I need a new rear...

I'm in the same boat as you. I need a new rear wheel but I'm up for getting a new wheelset. I have a front velocity aerohead and I love it but they aren't the cheapest rims. Last time I checked...
08-10-13, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,995,571
Posted By TRac

Picked up orbea alloy wing pros for 13.99 off...

Picked up orbea alloy wing pros for 13.99 off eBay. Brand new and that price included shipping.
08-09-13, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,995
Posted By TRac

I had the frame listed at 45 or trade for a...

I had the frame listed at 45 or trade for a decent rear wheel.
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