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05-23-19, 05:14 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

Looks like one to me. A mixture of a bit of this,...

Looks like one to me. A mixture of a bit of this, a bit of that...Hybrid.
05-17-19, 04:54 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/550x750/fb_img_1558090218433_4a03ea0842045a4b4609f28396c989d4b71eefc7.jpg

Still the same after all these years...
11-18-17, 06:48 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

Haha. Looks like it.

Haha. Looks like it.
11-17-17, 07:58 PM
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Posted By giantcfr1

It's been a while.

It's been a long time since I've been on bikeforums. My bike hasn't changed.
https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipNCXt0W3cvL85D0gYpxMZ6kkXDK-FXgrjoL4TCE
03-19-17, 04:19 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

My polygon (27.5 MTB hardtail) came from Aldi for...

My polygon (27.5 MTB hardtail) came from Aldi for $350 and I only needed to change the pedals. I stripped it down and greased it as they come, like most bikes, with very little. There was a creak...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-16, 06:00 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

Thankyou very much for your kind words.

Thankyou very much for your kind words.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-16, 11:59 PM
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Posted By giantcfr1

Sanctuary Cove; Gold Coast

http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f266/orbeamitis2/Orbea/FB_IMG_1478326963653_zpsm74ddzfg.jpg (http://s49.photobucket.com/user/orbeamitis2/media/Orbea/FB_IMG_1478326963653_zpsm74ddzfg.jpg.html)
10-14-16, 08:21 PM
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Posted By giantcfr1

If it has a best-before date, I'd wait.

If it has a best-before date, I'd wait.
10-09-16, 02:59 PM
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Posted By giantcfr1

I had a strange experience with trying to replace...

I had a strange experience with trying to replace a set of Bontrager 32mm with the same.
I asked the Trek dealer and was told that the tyres I had only come on the bikes sold. I was told they...
10-02-16, 04:21 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

After a sandy trail ride, I had to do some...

After a sandy trail ride, I had to do some cleaning...
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f266/orbeamitis2/Cannondale%20Bad%20Boy%20Disc/IMG_20161002_093657-01_zps5o98u79y.jpeg...
09-23-16, 06:55 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

It looks like you only have 1cm of crown left. If...

It looks like you only have 1cm of crown left. If you want it higher, you'll need a new stem.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-16, 07:49 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

Ol' faithful

2004 Orbea Mitis 2
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f266/orbeamitis2/Orbea/IMG_20160821_113604_zpsaetvbcdf.jpg...
08-13-16, 06:16 PM
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Posted By giantcfr1

Of course cut them. I've always cut mine to size....

Of course cut them. I've always cut mine to size. In fact, they probably have the lines under the grips so you can cut them exacting right. Use a hacksaw and masking tape on carbon bars, and a pipe...
07-26-16, 06:49 AM
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Views: 7,151
Posted By giantcfr1

32mm Vittoria ...

32mm Vittoria
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f266/orbeamitis2/Cannondale%20Bad%20Boy%20Disc/IMG_20160626_192202-01_zpshve0wcqo.jpeg...
07-09-16, 06:50 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

As always, you have excelled.

As always, you have excelled.
07-03-16, 04:35 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

Tested my new tyres and have to say they are the...

Tested my new tyres and have to say they are the best I've ever used on my Hybrid. I'm extremely happy with their ease of mounting, weight, ride and minimal rolling resistance. Vittoria folding...
07-01-16, 01:47 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

Nice looking bike

Nice looking bike
06-29-16, 02:24 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

It could be longer crank arms and lower bottom...

It could be longer crank arms and lower bottom bracket . The general rule is "pedal up" when cornering .
06-26-16, 03:35 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

New tyres yeah! ...

New tyres yeah!
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f266/orbeamitis2/Cannondale%20Bad%20Boy%20Disc/IMG_20160626_192202-01_zpshve0wcqo.jpeg...
06-18-16, 07:40 PM
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Views: 2,291
Posted By giantcfr1

Maybe a bad batch. A number of years ago I had...

Maybe a bad batch. A number of years ago I had exactly the same issue with Continental Ultra Sport tyres. The threads inside were rubbing holes through the tubes. I thought I was going crazy but it's...
06-18-16, 07:35 PM
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Posted By giantcfr1

I have been using H5 for a few years now which...

I have been using H5 for a few years now which state 60 to 80. I use 90 psi as I'm quite light (about 60kg). I've never had an with a tyre blowing out through pressure.
06-18-16, 03:58 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

Feeling excited. I've ordered a set of Vittoria...

Feeling excited. I've ordered a set of Vittoria Zaffiro Pro Folding Clinchers for my Badboy. This should save about 400 grams in total over the heavy wire tyres I have now.
06-17-16, 10:46 PM
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Posted By giantcfr1

We are on BF, so the official acronym is OCP ......

We are on BF, so the official acronym is OCP ... http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/153867-ocp-club-official-registry.html. ��
06-17-16, 10:23 PM
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Posted By giantcfr1

I haven't been in the cycling mood for quite a...

I haven't been in the cycling mood for quite a few months, although still commuting by bike.
Anyway, I did a small casual ride down to the ocean early this morning, as we have a weather warning for...
06-16-16, 05:54 PM
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Posted By giantcfr1

Good to see you've got into cycling for fitness....

Good to see you've got into cycling for fitness. Just keep it maintained as is, until you decide to upgrade. I read on another thread your wish to eventually get on a Cannondale.
Edit...I bought a...
06-11-16, 05:48 AM
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Views: 1,156
Posted By giantcfr1

Just buy a cassette with an 11 tooth cog. You...

Just buy a cassette with an 11 tooth cog. You will also require your chain shortened as it will be a little long. Also adjust your B screw to ensure the cassette body is corrected. Your local bike...
06-04-16, 12:09 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

I had small block eights about 5 years ago and...

I had small block eights about 5 years ago and they were incredible. Mine were folding and very light. I had 700 x 32mm...
06-01-16, 05:50 PM
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Posted By giantcfr1

You've got a great looking bike there, and...

You've got a great looking bike there, and beautiful looking front yard.
05-13-16, 07:30 PM
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Posted By giantcfr1

Wonderful news about your purchase....

Wonderful news about your purchase. Congratulations.
05-09-16, 03:40 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

I believe the original was CAD ie. Computer Aided...

I believe the original was CAD ie. Computer Aided Design, then the subsequent frames were marked CAAD (Cannondale Advanced Aluminum Design) I think the aluminum was US made, along with the frame. Go...
05-07-16, 08:18 PM
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Views: 1,601
Posted By giantcfr1

Congrats on your acquisition. CAAD (made in USA)...

Congrats on your acquisition. CAAD (made in USA) frame...got to be happy with that.
05-02-16, 05:30 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

As usual, no changes. Took a pic of my ride, on...

As usual, no changes. Took a pic of my ride, on my ride today.
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f266/orbeamitis2/Cannondale%20Bad%20Boy%20Disc/IMG_20160502_083037_zpsgcynvfi5.jpg...
05-02-16, 05:24 AM
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Views: 1,923
Posted By giantcfr1

Just changed back to Shimano SPD-SL with...

Just changed back to Shimano SPD-SL with Specialized Body Geometry shoes.
For short rides, Shimano Saints.
05-02-16, 05:14 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

Bengals and Browns?? Maybe time to Google.

Bengals and Browns?? Maybe time to Google.
04-18-16, 04:20 AM
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Views: 5,512
Posted By giantcfr1

Do it!!!! I love seeing people spend money. Make...

Do it!!!! I love seeing people spend money. Make sure you post it once you've finished.
04-05-16, 05:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,062
Posted By giantcfr1

Although my Bad Boy is very old compared to what...

Although my Bad Boy is very old compared to what you are looking at, I couldn't be happier with mine. I have heard from an owner of a later model with the single blade fork that his had issues in wet...
04-05-16, 04:46 AM
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Posted By giantcfr1

Very nice. Congratulations on your choices.

Very nice. Congratulations on your choices.
04-01-16, 04:20 AM
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Views: 44,915
Posted By giantcfr1

I agree. Since I moved back to Australia last...

I agree. Since I moved back to Australia last year, I was pleasantly surprised that there has been an increase around my city. Admittedly most are Specialized here, but still great to see.
04-01-16, 04:17 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 44,915
Posted By giantcfr1

Yep that's nice. Is it brand spanking new?

Yep that's nice. Is it brand spanking new?
03-31-16, 02:41 AM
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Views: 860
Posted By giantcfr1

If you ask for the serial number you could...

If you ask for the serial number you could contact Cannondale or maybe this site... Info | VintageCannondale.com (http://vintagecannondale.com/info/)
BTW, wouldn't it have the name on it? You could...
03-29-16, 08:03 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 44,915
Posted By giantcfr1

I am jealous

I am jealous
03-29-16, 06:28 AM
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Views: 44,915
Posted By giantcfr1

Great job. I've always loved that model Trek...

Great job. I've always loved that model Trek Frame.
03-29-16, 06:26 AM
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Views: 44,915
Posted By giantcfr1

You are a true connoisseur.

You are a true connoisseur.
03-26-16, 09:25 PM
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Views: 21,670
Posted By giantcfr1

I think most of those debating this thread 5 and...

I think most of those debating this thread 5 and a half years ago have left the building.
03-26-16, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By giantcfr1

Let the shop know that customers choose bricks...

Let the shop know that customers choose bricks and mortar bike shops for their on going support and assistance. You would have received the same service advice from --Mart etc.
Yes, the fork is low...
03-25-16, 07:02 PM
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Posted By giantcfr1

A little ride along the esplanade to Surfers...

A little ride along the esplanade to Surfers...
03-24-16, 08:23 PM
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Posted By giantcfr1

As usual these days, resting at Burleigh...

As usual these days, resting at Burleigh Point.http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f266/orbeamitis2/Cannondale%20Bad%20Boy%20Disc/IMG_20160325_120849_zps6arysmbn.jpg...
03-24-16, 08:18 PM
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Posted By giantcfr1

I love the look of your Quickspeed.

I love the look of your Quickspeed.
03-22-16, 03:35 AM
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Views: 1,202
Posted By giantcfr1

Definitely not. They are MTB pedals not road.

Definitely not. They are MTB pedals not road.
03-21-16, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By giantcfr1

I love mine. Strong and reliable.

I love mine. Strong and reliable.
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