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08-28-15, 07:10 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 127,359
Posted By cdyer77

In my opinion, the frame isn't the stiffest, so...

In my opinion, the frame isn't the stiffest, so you will lose a little efficiency however, I haven't done any massive climbs, only gravel trails with slight gradient changes. The plus side is the...
08-01-15, 06:06 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 127,359
Posted By cdyer77

Today I was finally able to test ride a comax at...

Today I was finally able to test ride a comax at LBS in my size & promptly put down a deposit. So in a week I'll have my new gravel bike - so psyched!
Forum: Commuting
05-31-15, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,565
Posted By cdyer77

i have been using a Crossrip ltd for a commuter...

i have been using a Crossrip ltd for a commuter now for about 2 weeks and love it. I've got a rear rack with tail bag & panniers where I am typically loaded up with about 15 lbs of stuff. My commute...
Forum: Commuting
05-31-15, 06:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,029
Posted By cdyer77

Like others have said, try to find some alternate...

Like others have said, try to find some alternate routes where there may be less traffic or at least a wider shoulder. Buy a hi vis jacket / shirt and the brightest rear light you can and use it.
...
Forum: Commuting
05-31-15, 08:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,681
Posted By cdyer77

Try many bikes until you find the one that fits...

Try many bikes until you find the one that fits you best - if you are commuting in all weather I'd look for an aluminum frame with disc brakes. other then that, you'll have to decide if you are more...
Forum: Commuting
05-31-15, 07:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,909
Posted By cdyer77

So as an update, to date I've been able to try a...

So as an update, to date I've been able to try a few other saddles that I've been able to find either from friends with extras or craigslist.

1. WTB Rocket - I picked up on CL for cheap and have...
05-23-15, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By cdyer77

Try posting in the classic & vintage section -...

Try posting in the classic & vintage section - pics also would help
05-23-15, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By cdyer77

This time of year you are probably seeing a lot...

This time of year you are probably seeing a lot of pollen & dust as well
05-17-15, 08:11 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 127,359
Posted By cdyer77

The comax is a great looking bike - I started...

The comax is a great looking bike - I started looking around for 1 to test ride and every LBS in 30 miles of me doesn't have one & apparently Giant is long out of stock. Also, no one seems to know...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-15, 06:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,909
Posted By cdyer77

I will give this is a try & ask around - I have 2...

I will give this is a try & ask around - I have 2 good LBS's here
Forum: Commuting
05-15-15, 05:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,909
Posted By cdyer77

I am 43 yrs old and have this saddle for at least...

I am 43 yrs old and have this saddle for at least 6 or 7 years. Right now I'm riding a Trek FX primarily commuting to work 3 days or so a week. The commute is 12 miles each way. Last fall I didn't...
Forum: Commuting
05-14-15, 09:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,909
Posted By cdyer77

I think I need a new saddle

so I recently started commuting again this year after taking the winter off (I'm a fair weather commuter) and have found that the saddle I've had for quite a few years now is causing me pain and...
05-13-15, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,878
Posted By cdyer77

Ive had a chiropractor tell me that my hips...

Ive had a chiropractor tell me that my hips aren't aligned with my shoulders so that in standing face 12 o'clock, my hips are legs are angled closer to the 1 o'clock position. I'm sure this also...
05-10-15, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,286
Posted By cdyer77

I talked to my LBS today and Trek is now putting...

I talked to my LBS today and Trek is now putting out the 2016 models. The 2015s still in stock will be consider last year models very shortly
05-07-15, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 602,106
Posted By cdyer77

I've been using my 2008 FX2 for a few years now...

I've been using my 2008 FX2 for a few years now commuting to work (24 miles round trip) and have upgraded a good bit of her along the way. Race Lite stem, race lite riser bar, race lite seat post,...
03-29-12, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,500
Posted By cdyer77

Having both a road bike with drop bars & a 7.3FX...

Having both a road bike with drop bars & a 7.3FX as well, I'd say to stick with your 7.3 and get some bar ends. Move your hand position around requently and that should help. You could also look at...
03-15-12, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,485
Posted By cdyer77

sounds to me like to just need the rear derailer...

sounds to me like to just need the rear derailer adjusted if its throwing your chain off into the wheel. No need for a new bike
02-29-12, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By cdyer77

?? About Converting A Rear 130mm Rim to 135mm For my Trek 7.3

I have an extra set of Bontrager Race Lite road rims that I'm thinking I'd like to convert to use on my 7.3 to lighten it up a bit. So looking around and reading, I think I've come to the conclusion...
Forum: Commuting
02-24-12, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By cdyer77

I have one that came stock on my Trek 7.2 - I am...

I have one that came stock on my Trek 7.2 - I am taking it off in place of another seatpost if you're interested. Its a 27.2
09-12-11, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By cdyer77

Oh ok, I havent torn them apart yet, I was just...

Oh ok, I havent torn them apart yet, I was just going off of the wording on Trek's catalog. I thought sealed mechanism referred to a sealed cartridge.

Obviously, I have to tear into them to see...
09-12-11, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By cdyer77

Wheel Bearings for Mailards's Hubs ???

It appears that my wheel bearings are shot on my 86 Trek 500 Tri Series. In looking at the Trek catalogs, these are selaed units. Turning the wheel by hand I can clearly tell the bearings are shot,...
09-01-11, 06:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,110
Posted By cdyer77

I just listen to the voices in my head, the...

I just listen to the voices in my head, the vocals go like this, spin, spin, spin, oh a squirel, spin, spin, spin
09-01-11, 05:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,580
Posted By cdyer77

Ahh, I didnt even pay attention to the original...

Ahh, I didnt even pay attention to the original date. Maybe my question will lure him out of hibernation :rolleyes:
09-01-11, 05:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,580
Posted By cdyer77

Nice looking bike! Any insight on where you found...

Nice looking bike! Any insight on where you found the NOS seat post binder bolt??? Because I need one of those
08-31-11, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By cdyer77

Not that I know of, I've just seen this scattered...

Not that I know of, I've just seen this scattered around CL for the past couple of weeks
08-31-11, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By cdyer77

C & V Show & Swap Meet - Tuckertown NJ Sept 10,2011

I'm not affiliated with this at all & cant even make it out because I already have prior plans. Just wanted to give a heads up for everyone

Saturday Sept. 10. Sell or show your vintage bike, and...
08-31-11, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By cdyer77

OK, after some research, I've found it to be a...

OK, after some research, I've found it to be a CCM - Knowing nothing about the quality of CCM bikes, can ayone provide any further details?
08-31-11, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By cdyer77

Can you indentify this Candian bike???

So I came upon a cool looking Canadian? 5 speed bike from the 60's (according to the seller) but there are no mfg stickers on it, they were removed. I am still waiting for more details, but I thought...
08-31-11, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 481,699
Posted By cdyer77

My recently acquired 1986 Trek 500 Tri Series -...

My recently acquired 1986 Trek 500 Tri Series - Sorry the pic isnt very good, its from when I bought it & right now she is apart waiting for some new tires, brake lines & a bearing repack

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08-28-11, 06:33 PM
Replies: 61,152
Views: 9,152,092
Posted By cdyer77

Not mine: BEAUTIFUL 1991 Schwinn Paramount...

Not mine:
BEAUTIFUL 1991 Schwinn Paramount Series 5 road bike - bike frame measures 23 inches from the top of the seat tube to the middle of the crank, with a 32 inch standover height.

This bike...
08-27-11, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By cdyer77

Thanks!

Thanks!
08-27-11, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By cdyer77

how would you typically get rid of the rust in...

how would you typically get rid of the rust in those spots prior to the paint touch up?
08-27-11, 04:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By cdyer77

Best Way To Adress Tiny Rust Nicks/Scratches

I am going to start the rehab on a 86 Trek I recently bought, and the paint is pretty good overall, but the nicks / scratches that it does have have rusted. These are your typical nicks, so the size...
08-26-11, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By cdyer77

Thanks! I thought it might have something to do...

Thanks! I thought it might have something to do with setting the brakes when doing adjustments
08-26-11, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 883
Posted By cdyer77

This Brake Thingy.......

OK, I recently bought an 86 Trek 500 Tri Series and I need to replace the brake pads, which are original, and in looking at the pads I am wondering what exactly this piece is called & what its...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-11, 06:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,501
Posted By cdyer77

Buy whichever fits you better after riding both...

Buy whichever fits you better after riding both of them, its as simple as that. In fact, ride as many different bikes as you can just to see what you personally prefer, like, dislike etc. When thats...
08-26-11, 05:19 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,488
Posted By cdyer77

I am more concerned with keeping the 5-12" of...

I am more concerned with keeping the 5-12" of rain they are calling for out of my basement, and with the storms last weekend, my roof has developed a leak. Its going to be a busy saturday!
Forum: For Sale
08-25-11, 10:06 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 136,613
Posted By cdyer77

Want: 1" quill with 26 clamp - preferably 90-110 ...

Want: 1" quill with 26 clamp - preferably 90-110

Have:
Bontrager Race Lite 80 - 7 degree
Bontrager Race Lite 110 - 7 degree
08-25-11, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,283,397
Posted By cdyer77

I am looking for a quill stem with 26.0 clamp,...

I am looking for a quill stem with 26.0 clamp, preferably 90-110. I have nothing to trade as of yet, but am willing to buy...Just need a cheapie for an schwinn beach cruiser convert
Replies: 7
Views: 1,809
Posted By cdyer77

I picked it up & it is closer to a 58cm then a...

I picked it up & it is closer to a 58cm then a 56cm. Overall though its in good shape. Paint has a couple nicks/scrapes here & there, so I'll need to do some touch up. The Rear wheel needs to be...
08-24-11, 06:51 AM
Replies: 598
Views: 205,907
Posted By cdyer77

Is anyone available for the South Jersey area?...

Is anyone available for the South Jersey area? I'm looking at a bike in LBI and cant get there until the weekend
08-23-11, 01:43 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,134
Posted By cdyer77

Felt it pretty strongly here in Allentown - I'm...

Felt it pretty strongly here in Allentown - I'm on the 2nd floor and first thing I did was head outside. My first quake.
08-23-11, 06:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,328
Posted By cdyer77

Great job! She really cleaned up quite nicely....

Great job! She really cleaned up quite nicely. kudo's to you
08-22-11, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 176,434
Posted By cdyer77

Are these still available? I could really use...

Are these still available? I could really use these on a Trek 500 Tri Series I picked up
08-21-11, 09:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,812
Posted By cdyer77

By far the best looking varsity I've ever seen!...

By far the best looking varsity I've ever seen! Great job!! The attention to the little details all add up to a incredible looking ride
08-21-11, 09:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By cdyer77

+1 on the leather dye, the polish will be more on...

+1 on the leather dye, the polish will be more on your shorts then on the seat. You can also try spray upolstry dye
Replies: 7
Views: 1,809
Posted By cdyer77

Deal!!

Deal!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1,809
Posted By cdyer77

Heading over to pick her up in 15 mins, once I...

Heading over to pick her up in 15 mins, once I get done with this whole work thing

Thanks everyone!
Replies: 7
Views: 1,809
Posted By cdyer77

1986 Trek 500 Tri Series

I'm looking at this bike essentially to keep & ride. Looks clean, all original shimano 600 components, paint is very good.

What do you guys think?
08-18-11, 09:52 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,935
Posted By cdyer77

Personally, I like my old converted single speed...

Personally, I like my old converted single speed every bit as much as my other "geared bikes". Seeing that my main use for it is the 40 mile stretch of bike path I ride on in order to help me build...
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