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11-18-14, 01:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By kensic

nice, i am from this area too. im only a few...

nice, i am from this area too. im only a few miles south of knotts. i too usually ride west to the 605 then take the river down to seal beach.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-14, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By kensic

good source for looking at trek's full catalog...

good source for looking at trek's full catalog for any year

Trek, Fisher, Klein, Lemond bike catalogs, bicycle brochures (http://www.vintage-trek.com/trek-fisher-klein-lemond.htm)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-14, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By kensic

UPDATE, so I drove that 80 miles to check out the...

UPDATE, so I drove that 80 miles to check out the bike. and I think it fits me comfortable in terms of height and length
-I have about 1/4" clearance for stand-over height,
-the reach...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-14, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By kensic

Hi Valygrl, so looked up the specs of the 50cm...

Hi Valygrl, so looked up the specs of the 50cm version of the very same bike. and the stand over height is 0.5 shorter (29.2" vs 29.7"), top tube length is 0.1 shorter (20.6" vs 20.7"). All other...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-14, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By kensic

yea I was thinking to get a shorter stem, if the...

yea I was thinking to get a shorter stem, if the reach is too long

edited with picture
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-14, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By kensic

ok you guys have convinced me to drive the 80...

ok you guys have convinced me to drive the 80 miles to check it out....thanks all.

yea I don't think its a big deal if the stand over height is only slightly over. (im sure I'll figure out a way...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-14, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By kensic

ill take your advice as "yes, drive that 80 miles...

ill take your advice as "yes, drive that 80 miles to check it out"
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-14, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By kensic

Fitment advice is needed help please

So I have been searching for a road bike for a while (3-4 months of non-stop stalking craiglist).

finally found a bike with excellent values in terms of money vs year and components, (as posted...
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By kensic

UPDATE: No Go on the bike :( it turns out the...

UPDATE: No Go on the bike :( it turns out the seller didn't know crap about the bike (it will like he stole it or someone gave it to him).

*size was wrongly listed, turns out its a 56cm (from code...
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By kensic

HELP ID & WORTH of this Cannondale?!??!?

pictures are as followed

seller says its a 3.0 series aluminum. Looks like it has all original Shimano 600 components and it has brake shifters.

from research,
*1990-1996 year (the logo used...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,420
Posted By kensic

yea the buyer would not budge from 290$, but it...

yea the buyer would not budge from 290$, but it doesn't matter because it doens't fit like you guys say

thanks alot for the tip, 54 cm it is
Replies: 8
Views: 1,420
Posted By kensic

it's a 50cm frame (according to the seller), i'm...

it's a 50cm frame (according to the seller), i'm 5'5". the other down side is that this bike is 50 miles away (thats 15$ in gas and 3 hours spend).
Replies: 8
Views: 1,420
Posted By kensic

it's a 50cm frame (according to the seller), i'm...

it's a 50cm frame (according to the seller), i'm 5'5". the other down side is that this bike is 50 miles away (thats 15$ in gas and 3 hours spend).
Replies: 8
Views: 1,420
Posted By kensic

1987 Cannondale SR500 (white with pink lettering)? how much does it worth?

*Looks clean from picture.
*with all original shimano 105 components

the buyer is asking 290$, but i think i get it close to 250$
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-14, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By kensic

Basically, I would to find a reliable bike that...

Basically, I would to find a reliable bike that will last for a long while without any upgrades. 300$ is my max budget.

please suggest if u know of any good bikes
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-14, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By kensic

2008 giant ocr 3 OR 2008 motobecane fatom cross?

Which one you choose?

2nd hand for both bikes, both are 300$. Both look pretty new in picture.
Both AL frame & carbon fork, both are 52cm

Motobecane > giant in theses
-better components...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-14, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,722
Posted By kensic

thanks for the reply, this is the specifications...

thanks for the reply, this is the specifications on bikepedia. its all shimano Sora derailleurs

2006 Giant OCR 3 - BikePedia...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-14, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,722
Posted By kensic

thanks for pointing out the bikepedia. i believe...

thanks for pointing out the bikepedia. i believe it is a 2006, but with my luck, bikepedia did not include a picture. however the description says color is "racing blue" so i guess it is close...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-14, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,722
Posted By kensic

the bike looks pretty clean *from pictures...

the bike looks pretty clean *from pictures posted*.

but i can't seem to pin point what year it is to help with the spec. search.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-14, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,722
Posted By kensic

Giant OCR 3, PRICE CHECK please help!

I'm a noob at road bikes, just trying to get into biking.

Giant OCR 3 - price 300$. is it a good price? if u know the history of this bike, please let me know

unknown year. but the bike looks...
01-10-14, 11:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,192
Posted By kensic

thanks for all your inputs, I will be looking at...

thanks for all your inputs, I will be looking at this bike tomorrow.
01-07-14, 10:23 PM
01-07-14, 01:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,192
Posted By kensic

Specialized Langster all steel frame custom build...worth to buy at 350$?

Trying to buy this custom build Specialized Langster frame, drop bars, brake levers, saddle and stem are Ritchy, cranks is Origin 8, Zerolite wheels, single speed.

is it worth 350$?

trying to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-13, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By kensic

Would you buy this for 80$?

thanks guys, your opinions are welcome

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/bik/4082181483.html
09-21-13, 09:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,360
Posted By kensic

man i would have been out of place among you...

man i would have been out of place among you guys, i was in boardshorts and a shirt with my hybrid bike.
09-21-13, 06:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,360
Posted By kensic

i drove into the parking lot right at 8:30 and i...

i drove into the parking lot right at 8:30 and i saw a pack of riders riding out. so i was like damn i missed it. *if it was the right group*, yall looked so professional, i wouldn't been keeping up...
09-17-13, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,490
Posted By kensic

just beginning to get into biking. so my opinion...

just beginning to get into biking. so my opinion might not be valid to others. but I do know this.

Sure Altus is the entry level components, but I believe is also how you treat it. regular...
09-17-13, 01:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,532
Posted By kensic

sorry to steal ur thread, but I'm looking to see...

sorry to steal ur thread, but I'm looking to see if i can get some tires on my wheels also.

my question is.

how can you tell if a wheel can accept which size tires (32,28,26c ect)? currently i...
09-14-13, 12:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,360
Posted By kensic

so how fast do you think we're going to be...

so how fast do you think we're going to be averaging? currently i do about 10-12 mph :(
09-07-13, 01:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,232
Posted By kensic

what he said

what he said
09-07-13, 12:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By kensic

seems like the Fuji is everyone's pick...i think...

seems like the Fuji is everyone's pick...i think its due to the 28c tires. and just happen to be cheapest! win win situation
09-06-13, 01:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By kensic

the tires on schwinn and the others are very...

the tires on schwinn and the others are very similar 35c vs 32c. they have a bit tread *not truly road bike tires* these tires i would say can take a bit of dirt/small gravel/rocks.

i like the...
09-06-13, 12:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By kensic

if you want suspension, then i guess schwinn is...

if you want suspension, then i guess schwinn is the only choice.

if you do not want suspension, then i would get the Fuji. I just recently bought a used version of the 2012 version of the Insight....
09-05-13, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,043
Posted By kensic

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzY95CCU0do ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzY95CCU0do

very interesting, thanks a lot. I do like this option a lot!
09-05-13, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 986
Posted By kensic

this question is totally a straight up...

this question is totally a straight up engineering question.

your last paragraph makes sense in general engineering terms. but in this case it makes no difference, its not like you're trying to...
09-05-13, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,043
Posted By kensic

thanks for the suggestion, ill experiment with...

thanks for the suggestion, ill experiment with the oem bar, if I don't like it then I can always buy a new drop or bullhorn.

ill cut it shorter, move the stem down, and turn the bend on the bar in...
09-05-13, 02:19 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,360
Posted By kensic

yea we will see, it depends on how fast were...

yea we will see, it depends on how fast were riding and how tired i get, i have a flat bar hybrid (diamondback insight 1)....don't think i can keep up with yall road bike hardcore peeps.

ok gotta...
09-05-13, 01:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,043
Posted By kensic

with the bullhorn bar, i would mount my...

with the bullhorn bar, i would mount my brake/shifter combo on the flat part of it.

i'll just use the horn part to cruise. i mostly ride a paved bike trial for excercise purpose. when i'm on the...
09-04-13, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,043
Posted By kensic

Cutting my Flat Handlebar to make it shorter

Hi guys, i recently bought an Diamondback Insight. been riding for 2-3 weeks now.

Everytime i ride i have a feeling to cut the handlebar shorter. i never tend to place my hands at the ends of the...
09-03-13, 12:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,360
Posted By kensic

yea I'm in! i'll ride with you guys til "R on El...

yea I'm in! i'll ride with you guys til "R on El Toro", here i'll just make a "L" and head back to the Irvine station. total of 24miles by cars on google map.
09-03-13, 02:06 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,360
Posted By kensic

i am local also, just got into biking. don't...

i am local also, just got into biking. don't think i can last a 68 miles route :(
09-01-13, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 202,489
Posted By kensic

where did you get those small vertical handle...

where did you get those small vertical handle bars (the ones closet to the stem)
08-27-13, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By kensic

i think you go it! thanks for the help. i...

i think you go it! thanks for the help.

i was able to find this, but it doesn't show the year.
http://www.performancebike.com/bikes/Product_10052_10551_1123952_-1_400863__400863

yea so now i...
08-27-13, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By kensic

can't be, because of the deraileur gaurd. its...

can't be, because of the deraileur gaurd. its different.
08-27-13, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By kensic

HELP! Identifying this Diamondback Insight

Hey guys, I'm going to buy this used DB Insight, But I'm having a hard time finding which YEAR, and MODEL (Insight 1 or 2)

the Seller is saying it's a 2012.

after comparing all the catalog...
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