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Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-11, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By SteveDave

I picked up a new take-off SRAM Force crank w/ BB...

I picked up a new take-off SRAM Force crank w/ BB for $250 shipped and I looked FOREVER for one. $200 is a damn good deal.
06-24-11, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By SteveDave

Went with the X7 combo here: ...

Went with the X7 combo here:
http://www.blueskycycling.com/product/5376/38/Sram_X7_Rear_Derailleur__X7_Trigger_Shifter_Combo_Kit_2010.htm

Cassette:...
06-24-11, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By SteveDave

Ah thanks. :D What do you think about this...

Ah thanks. :D

What do you think about this deal:
http://www.blueskycycling.com/product5651_37_-Shimano-SLX-M660-Crankset-w--Bottom-Bracket.htm

Probably just stick with a triple for now.
06-24-11, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By SteveDave

Do tell, I can't seem to find them that cheap but...

Do tell, I can't seem to find them that cheap but I'm finding full groups.

This will be my first large upgrade to the bike and I'll be switching from an 8spd to a 9spd. I'm guessing I should...
06-23-11, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By SteveDave

Hmm maybe I'll look at X7, my buddy suggested X9....

Hmm maybe I'll look at X7, my buddy suggested X9. All I know is that either one is better than the crappy X4 I have currently.
06-23-11, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By SteveDave

SRAM X9 upgrade

Looking to replace the existing SRAM X4 on my current bike with X9 due to some really horrible shifting and integrity issues. Anyone have any experience with the X9 stuff? Will be installing all...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-11, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By SteveDave

I have this same cam and get comments on Youtube...

I have this same cam and get comments on Youtube all the time about the quality. What mount are you going to be using?
06-03-11, 10:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By SteveDave

Upgrading shifters and crank on a 2009 Rockhopper.

I'm looking to upgrade the crank and shifters on my 2009 Rockhopper Comp Disc 29er and was wondering if there were any glaringly obvious upgrades that I should consider. I should state that I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-11, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,946
Views: 245,894
Posted By SteveDave

Nice! Where'd you snag that Ritchey? I've been...

Nice! Where'd you snag that Ritchey? I've been looking for that exact stem.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-11, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By SteveDave

Well if we could get ONE DAY without rain here...

Well if we could get ONE DAY without rain here and my 6 month old could fend for himself I'd be able to alleviate this problem. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By SteveDave

I try to, for lack of a better term, pull up with...

I try to, for lack of a better term, pull up with the same amount of force with my opposing leg when on the upstroke. Is that a good idea? It seems to make the overall power output/efficiency...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-11, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By SteveDave

Pedal Stroke Question

Recently I've been riding on my indoor trainer a lot more than usual and I've noticed that my pedal stroke produces a certain sound on the trainer. To me the sound varies at the bottom of each...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-11, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,796
Posted By SteveDave

Other than the recall on my FSA Gossamer crank, I...

Other than the recall on my FSA Gossamer crank, I haven't had a single issue with my Fuji ACR 2.0
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-11, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,540
Posted By SteveDave

I've had issue with shifting from the large to...

I've had issue with shifting from the large to small chainring several times. Also I get an occasional slip several times for no apparent reason, almost like I'm missing teeth. Everything looks ok...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-11, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,540
Posted By SteveDave

Any issues with running SRAM force crank and a...

Any issues with running SRAM force crank and a 105 derailuer and shimano cassette?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-11, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,540
Posted By SteveDave

Replacement crank for a FSA Gossamer on my Fuji ACR 2.0

I'm looking for a new crank to replace my FSA Gossamer Compact that is currently on my Fuji ACR 2.0 Roubaix. I was wondering what would be an upgrade that I would notice in both performance and...
05-08-11, 06:57 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 32,732
Posted By SteveDave

I may have missed it, but what is the weight of...

I may have missed it, but what is the weight of the bare frame?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-11, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2,946
Views: 245,894
Posted By SteveDave

Any suggestions for a crank upgrade from my...

Any suggestions for a crank upgrade from my current FSA Gossamer Compact for under $250?


Edit: Found a SRAM Force for $288 shipped.

Hey Doc,
What hanging scale are you using?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-11, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,946
Views: 245,894
Posted By SteveDave

Damn, I was going to ask you the same thing. I'd...

Damn, I was going to ask you the same thing. I'd really just like to save a little weight on the bike. I'm not looking to race, but I still like to drop weight where it isn't necessary. I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-11, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,946
Views: 245,894
Posted By SteveDave

If I could get a deal like that on wheels, I'd...

If I could get a deal like that on wheels, I'd slap the cash down in a second. Gratz.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-11, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,946
Views: 245,894
Posted By SteveDave

I was just really curious as I have the ACR 2.0...

I was just really curious as I have the ACR 2.0 and was thinking of swapping out a few things. Any suggestions other than the wheels? I have some new bars and a saddle already.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2,946
Views: 245,894
Posted By SteveDave

Overall, what do you think was your best purchase...

Overall, what do you think was your best purchase in regards to price/performance?
04-22-11, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By SteveDave

Hmm good tips. If I do decide to uprade, what...

Hmm good tips. If I do decide to uprade, what would you suggest?
(http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_520039_-1_202669_10000_202526)
04-22-11, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By SteveDave

Upgrading to a carbon soled shoe

Currently I'm wearing a pair of Mavic Pulse MTB shoes for both MTB and Road riding, simply because I have Eggbeaters on my Road bike and Candy pedals on my MTB. Now my main motivation is the fact...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-10, 07:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,205
Posted By SteveDave

How much for the total build?

How much for the total build?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-10, 08:15 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,554
Posted By SteveDave

My next bike is definitely going to be a Felt of...

My next bike is definitely going to be a Felt of some sort, they just look so good lately.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-10, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By SteveDave

I think the price I saw was $49 for the EC70. I...

I think the price I saw was $49 for the EC70. I can snag the Pro Vibe for $29 on mark down.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-10, 08:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,476
Posted By SteveDave

Armed Sentry Gun ............... ...

Armed Sentry Gun ...............

http://designbivouac.typepad.com/designbivouac/images/sentry00_1.jpg

Problem solved.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-10, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By SteveDave

Pro Vibe or Easton?

I was going to grab a new seatpost and I'm stuck between and EA70/EC70 or a Pro Vibe 7s. Anyone used either one? I already have a set of Easton EA70 handlebars and a stem on order, but I'm not...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-10, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By SteveDave

I'd put that $250 towards Bionics for my legs.

I'd put that $250 towards Bionics for my legs.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-10, 07:05 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,554
Posted By SteveDave

My God woman!! May your bank account runneth...

My God woman!! May your bank account runneth over.......in my direction.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-10, 04:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,034
Posted By SteveDave

Man, you are hell on bikes lately. ;)

Man, you are hell on bikes lately. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-10, 05:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,948
Posted By SteveDave

Since you can't employ any hand/arm movement on...

Since you can't employ any hand/arm movement on that elliptical bike I can just imagine how horrible hills would be to traverse on one of those things.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-10, 08:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,602
Posted By SteveDave

Found this while doing a search for 2.0's: ...

Found this while doing a search for 2.0's:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?643473-Need-advice.-Fuji-Roubaix-ACR-2.0-has-mostly-Roubaix-1.0-parts

Apparently I'm not the only one to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-10, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By SteveDave

Guess I'll search more than "Thread titles" next...

Guess I'll search more than "Thread titles" next time with a title like that. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-10, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By SteveDave

New Fuji Altamira

Don't know if anyone has seen this or not:

http://www.fujibikes.com/Explore/Altamira.aspx

Really digging the paint scheme, just because it's pretty unique.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-10, 03:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,602
Posted By SteveDave

:D Yeah that's what I've read now that I've...

:D Yeah that's what I've read now that I've delved more into Road biking. I know it doesn't mean he's a good fitter but I have to give the guy credit for going balls out on a sport that he's all...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-10, 01:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,602
Posted By SteveDave

As I mentioned the guy only stocks cruisers...

As I mentioned the guy only stocks cruisers because his shop is literally 100yds from the C&O Canal in MD and his buyers are typically older folks that like to ride on the canal. Every time I'm in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-10, 12:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,602
Posted By SteveDave

Oh nm I did read this right when I posted a...

Oh nm I did read this right when I posted a picture of just the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-10, 07:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,717
Posted By SteveDave

Well...........how about that.

Well...........how about that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-10, 11:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,602
Posted By SteveDave

Pfft. lol. I wondered what the hell you could...

Pfft. lol. I wondered what the hell you could discern just from a pic of the bike but what do I know. I'll work on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-10, 09:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,602
Posted By SteveDave

Someone asked for a pic, so here is the most...

Someone asked for a pic, so here is the most recent:

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs363.snc4/44659_1365924312533_1364426844_30844595_6643650_n.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-10, 05:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,602
Posted By SteveDave

Well locally he's know as a really good road...

Well locally he's know as a really good road racer and after talking to several people in the area, I was told to go directly to him for purchases. He told me the only reason he doesn't stock many...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-10, 03:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,602
Posted By SteveDave

Ok well then I guess I'm confused because the guy...

Ok well then I guess I'm confused because the guy that owns the LBS took a few measurements and ordered my bike in because he doesn't stock anything but cruisers. Then once the bike arrived he did...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-10, 03:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,602
Posted By SteveDave

Wait I think you are getting confused. I'm...

Wait I think you are getting confused. I'm saying that I would go and get RE-FIT after the purchase of the new stem. I wanted to try a 90mm to draw myself in more since I feel a tad bit stretched...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-10, 12:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,602
Posted By SteveDave

Length of stem question

If I exchange my existing stem of 110mm to a 90mm and I going to notice a huge difference? Fit will not be an issue as I will be getting re-fit as part of my 1yr adjustment program at my LBS.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-10, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20,043
Views: 4,400,397
Posted By SteveDave

That is sharp looking.........linky?

That is sharp looking.........linky?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-10, 12:07 AM
Replies: 20,043
Views: 4,400,397
Posted By SteveDave

Soo jealous. That frame is beautiful. How come...

Soo jealous. That frame is beautiful. How come I never see deals like this? :(
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-10, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20,043
Views: 4,400,397
Posted By SteveDave

Do tell. *Credit Card in hand* ;)

Do tell. *Credit Card in hand* ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-10, 11:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,626
Posted By SteveDave

I should probably unclip with my left foot first...

I should probably unclip with my left foot first because I use my right foot to start from a stop but I always go with the right, that way if I fall, I don't fall into traffic.
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