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12-14-09, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By brendon_ak

it was a pretty amazing weekends, crowds grew...

it was a pretty amazing weekends, crowds grew exponentially as the events neared the mens elite race.

course was very icy in the morning, and began to harden back up during the late afternoon...
12-04-09, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By brendon_ak

Haha, well I'm simply floored with the responses!...

Haha, well I'm simply floored with the responses! Thoughful, helpful, and caring, jesus guys, this is amazing!

I hadn't thought of the bike fit...I had talked to her about it a while ago, she...
12-04-09, 12:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By brendon_ak

Sorry, when I said the 9speed cassette would work...

Sorry, when I said the 9speed cassette would work on the 7speed hub (providing it's hyperglide) I was using only 8 of the 9 MTB cogs. The indexing and spacing of the MTB cassette should be identical...
12-03-09, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By brendon_ak

Thanks for the responses! As for the MTB...

Thanks for the responses!

As for the MTB stuff my intention was to have a useable gear range so if she wants to cruise she can have the gears to do so. The 9spd mtb cassette has the same spacing...
12-03-09, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By brendon_ak

Anyone?

Anyone?
12-02-09, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By brendon_ak

83 Trek 400 Refurb, Mom X-Mas Surprise

Hey,

I've got some parts and a bike at my disposal and I'd like to surprise my mom by refreshing her Trek for Christmas. She has an early Kestrel with full 105 group, but she hates it, never got...
11-16-09, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,568,688
Posted By brendon_ak

feel>looks

feel>looks
11-16-09, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,568,688
Posted By brendon_ak

fun eh?

fun eh?
11-16-09, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,500,598
Posted By brendon_ak

Yea, the entire Festina team...

Yea, the entire Festina team...
11-13-09, 03:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By brendon_ak

that dude's a triathlete......

that dude's a triathlete......
11-13-09, 12:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By brendon_ak

they'll take more effort to accelerate, but hold...

they'll take more effort to accelerate, but hold momentum better, aka once you're moving you won't really notice the weight....they should smooth out the ride some.
11-13-09, 12:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By brendon_ak

nice work biffle, you're a genius! for $115...

nice work biffle, you're a genius!

for $115 they're OK at best, probably weigh a ton though.

origin 8 hubs will be fine, comparable to formula
11-12-09, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,531,863
Posted By brendon_ak

^word

^word
11-12-09, 11:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,262
Posted By brendon_ak

nice man, looks like a blast to ride! double...

nice man, looks like a blast to ride!

double chainrings because it's a leftover cross crank
11-12-09, 11:22 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,531,863
Posted By brendon_ak

http://i494.photobucket.com/albums/rr309/brendon_a...

http://i494.photobucket.com/albums/rr309/brendon_ak/12967_642816323773_223705_36768842_.jpg

that's who rides my bike
11-12-09, 02:27 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,531,863
Posted By brendon_ak

cc-sorry, can't say I have....not sure how to...

cc-sorry, can't say I have....not sure how to take your comment, joking or otherwise...
11-11-09, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By brendon_ak

old cross crank...waiting on new chainring bolts...

old cross crank...waiting on new chainring bolts so i can ditch the outer ring
11-11-09, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,531,863
Posted By brendon_ak

jt-fsa omega compact bend, i've got them in the...

jt-fsa omega compact bend, i've got them in the wing form which has aero flats, also the carbon version...point is i've got them on all my road bikes, i'm in love with the bend as i'm a shorter guy,...
11-11-09, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By brendon_ak

mumbles-thats effing hysterical, hahaha, very...

mumbles-thats effing hysterical, hahaha, very nice

nope, those specialized tires weight a TON, literally they must weigh over 2lbs

I'm assuming the bike will weigh in at about 18.5-19lbs
11-11-09, 04:35 PM
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Posted By brendon_ak

ha, no, though our team kit has taken a...

ha, no, though our team kit has taken a significant influence from their designs. our 'red' and 'yellow' are different shades
11-11-09, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By brendon_ak

finished... ...

finished...
http://i494.photobucket.com/albums/rr309/brendon_ak/IMG_2367.jpg
http://i494.photobucket.com/albums/rr309/brendon_ak/IMG_2370.jpg...
11-11-09, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,262
Posted By brendon_ak

Leader Bike Build Pic Thread-Post Your Leader Builds!

Hey,

I've been seeing more Leader bikes show up in various threads and thought that it would be a nice idea to have one thread for people to show off their builds.

Please keep all criticisms or...
11-11-09, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,531,863
Posted By brendon_ak

Leader 722TS done up in my team colors ...

Leader 722TS done up in my team colors

http://i494.photobucket.com/albums/rr309/brendon_ak/IMG_2367.jpg
http://i494.photobucket.com/albums/rr309/brendon_ak/IMG_2370.jpg...
11-11-09, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,006
Posted By brendon_ak

Fulcrum rims run wider, as do Bontrager from what...

Fulcrum rims run wider, as do Bontrager from what I hear.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-09, 01:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,639
Posted By brendon_ak

I've got some slight rubbing with 25c...

I've got some slight rubbing with 25c armadillo's, anyone else have this problem?
11-09-09, 12:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,006
Posted By brendon_ak

also there are some wheels that tend to make...

also there are some wheels that tend to make better cross wheels than others, aka wider rims
11-04-09, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,289,709
Posted By brendon_ak

def. not being sarcastic, just referencing the...

def. not being sarcastic, just referencing the stereotype, obviously not everything fits.
10-30-09, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,852,671
Posted By brendon_ak

higher final drive ratio? who knows, in 20...

higher final drive ratio?

who knows, in 20 years time i'm sure the shiv will be spoke about in the same manner
10-30-09, 12:13 AM
Replies: 5,484
Views: 1,260,102
Posted By brendon_ak

careful, the ride on those bikes is aweful ...

careful, the ride on those bikes is aweful

great job otherwise, eno hub?
10-30-09, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,289,709
Posted By brendon_ak

i see mostly euro and a few jap bikes, they...

i see mostly euro and a few jap bikes, they should be pretty friendly to cyclists

its those american pile'o'crap riding guys you gotta watch out for
10-29-09, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,289,709
Posted By brendon_ak

yea, didn't mean it as an insult or anything...

yea, didn't mean it as an insult or anything along those lines, more a comment.

I'd love to have a p4, but I'll just have to settle for clip ons on my s2
10-29-09, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,852,671
Posted By brendon_ak

http://i494.photobucket.com/albums/rr309/brendon_a...

http://i494.photobucket.com/albums/rr309/brendon_ak/lawrencetaylor1.jpg

the original LT was way more badass

ALSO if anyone has beef with posting non-bike pictures, pics of LT are football-porn,...
10-29-09, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,531,863
Posted By brendon_ak

I'm pretty sure those are older omniums....also...

I'm pretty sure those are older omniums....also looks like he's got cables for brakes, just checking the bike over before installing them

hot ride, interesting slanting top tube, almost backwards...
10-29-09, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,289,709
Posted By brendon_ak

i'm sure it rides nice, but goddam specialized...

i'm sure it rides nice, but goddam specialized made an ugly tt bike

the shiv, now thats hot
10-29-09, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,852,671
Posted By brendon_ak

adriano ftw once again

adriano ftw once again
10-28-09, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,289,709
Posted By brendon_ak

y'all need to find a more euro pit stop...

y'all need to find a more euro pit stop...
10-22-09, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5,101
Views: 3,289,709
Posted By brendon_ak

you also raced in jeans too.....

you also raced in jeans too.....
10-21-09, 11:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,901
Posted By brendon_ak

A local shop is getting rid of s1's with Ultegra...

A local shop is getting rid of s1's with Ultegra SL for about 1500ish

At your age, don't invest in anything that nice. Better yet, do yourself a favor, buy things no newer than 5 years, learn to...
10-21-09, 10:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,244
Posted By brendon_ak

39 minutes is still 6 mins shy fyi... No...

39 minutes is still 6 mins shy fyi...

No idea what your avg heart rate means as everyone is different, however a race will be nothing like a full out effort. The first lap or two will be hard...
10-21-09, 09:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,314
Posted By brendon_ak

You can disagree all you want with regards to the...

You can disagree all you want with regards to the loose bearing, but science and research will prove you wrong.

Any high end hub is built with loose bearings, ever wonder why?

As for the frame,...
10-21-09, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 2,622,021
Posted By brendon_ak

you can get pulleys that convert the mechanical...

you can get pulleys that convert the mechanical advantage of STI levers to cable pull for v brakes
10-21-09, 08:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,314
Posted By brendon_ak

Loose bearing hubs are smoother and can spin...

Loose bearing hubs are smoother and can spin faster

Oh, once you see my leader you'll take that back...
10-21-09, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 2,622,021
Posted By brendon_ak

win

win
10-21-09, 06:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,462
Posted By brendon_ak

I just received a 722TR steel frame, I think its...

I just received a 722TR steel frame, I think its time for me to start a Leader Pic and build thread
10-21-09, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,852,671
Posted By brendon_ak

possibly, but they could want the lower top tube...

possibly, but they could want the lower top tube for leg clearance when sprinting, just a thought
10-20-09, 09:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,244
Posted By brendon_ak

1st-try and get a vo2 test 2nd-pick up the...

1st-try and get a vo2 test
2nd-pick up the cyclists training bible
3rd-maybe look into a coach, or develop your own plan from the bible

sounds like you need to focus on LT and AT training
10-20-09, 09:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,314
Posted By brendon_ak

win

win
10-19-09, 08:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,314
Posted By brendon_ak

ha, thanks anyways....the hub is going on a...

ha, thanks anyways....the hub is going on a Leader too, I can't wait till people freak about that!
10-19-09, 07:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,314
Posted By brendon_ak

If anyone cares I picked up a Dura Ace low flange...

If anyone cares I picked up a Dura Ace low flange rear hub, and for the front I'm rocking a Shimano Sante road hub
10-18-09, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5,484
Views: 1,260,102
Posted By brendon_ak

looks too small for you

looks too small for you
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