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Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-10, 04:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,247
Posted By Zinn-X

hmm I was thinking of getting SRAM Rival but now...

hmm I was thinking of getting SRAM Rival but now because of the guy in this thread whose forum name is DuraAce, I am considering spending twice as much... decisions, decisions.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-10, 10:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,247
Posted By Zinn-X

wow thanks that looks like exactly what i want

wow thanks that looks like exactly what i want
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-10, 09:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,247
Posted By Zinn-X

If I were to buy a new bike, my maximum budget...

If I were to buy a new bike, my maximum budget (including 10% California butt ****) is $3k. So that rules out Ti and SRAM red.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-10, 09:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,247
Posted By Zinn-X

Because I've never liked the frame. I never...

Because I've never liked the frame. I never trusted it and now that it's really broken I just want it gone.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-10, 09:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,247
Posted By Zinn-X

lol Fred. Actually this is my real account. ...

lol Fred.

Actually this is my real account. I haven't logged in for so long that a) I forgot I had two accounts and b) I forgot what b was
10-21-08, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Zinn-X

Woe is me - 105 triple shifter on a double chainset.

I've had perpetual shifting problems because the bike was built up with a triple shifter for a double chainset. (don't ask why... I didn't do it) I've since started doing my own wrenching since I can...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-08, 11:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,975
Posted By Zinn-X

what happened to cypress? ive been out of the...

what happened to cypress? ive been out of the loop for awhile
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-08, 04:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By Zinn-X

Building a bike vs. buying... thoughts?

I apologize in advance, this might be getting kind of long.

I think my road bike might be nearing its retirement age. Its 2005 105 grouppo and my frameset seem to be having some problems. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-08, 08:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,055
Posted By Zinn-X

Is your bike okay?

Is your bike okay?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-08, 01:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,107
Posted By Zinn-X

Shop name: Bicycle Trip Shop Location: Santa...

Shop name: Bicycle Trip

Shop Location: Santa Cruz, CA

Comments: This has to be the friendliest shop I've ever been to. They give all sorts of free maintenance and advice on bikes I didn't even...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-08, 12:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,329
Posted By Zinn-X

Cannondale ... ? The Soloist Team looks...

Cannondale ... ?

The Soloist Team looks okay, but I'd like to know how it rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-08, 12:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,329
Posted By Zinn-X

A nice aluminum frame?

Does anyone make a nice aluminum frame with fairly aggressive geometry? I would rather have a really nice aluminum one than a mediocre carbon one, and it seems like my current frame is on its last...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-08, 02:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By Zinn-X

That sucks. You should get some steroids for it....

That sucks. You should get some steroids for it. (srsly)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-08, 09:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,265
Posted By Zinn-X

I don't have a car

I don't have a car
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-08, 04:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,153
Posted By Zinn-X

so what was your PBP time?

so what was your PBP time?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-08, 01:53 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-08, 06:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By Zinn-X

I'm going to stare at my navel some more and get...

I'm going to stare at my navel some more and get back to you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-08, 05:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,802
Posted By Zinn-X

That's a decent clip. I usually ride slightly...

That's a decent clip. I usually ride slightly slower than that on my recovery rides. What cadence do you usually run? I'm normally around 240 on my 44T...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-08, 04:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,802
Posted By Zinn-X

maybe when we're stupid

maybe when we're stupid
Forum: Foo
07-08-08, 08:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 869
Posted By Zinn-X

There was actually an issue awhile back that some...

There was actually an issue awhile back that some of the pin pads in gas stations were hacked and piping data to identity thief-type people. Rule of thumb, it's a bad idea to type your PIN number...
06-23-08, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,306
Posted By Zinn-X

Steep climb = 14%. I guess I'm just more badass...

Steep climb = 14%. I guess I'm just more badass than troie can believe.
06-22-08, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,306
Posted By Zinn-X

Wow. Thanks! This is exactly what I need.

Wow. Thanks! This is exactly what I need.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-08, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,323
Posted By Zinn-X

I have their Pink Floyd - Dark Side jersey. It's...

I have their Pink Floyd - Dark Side jersey. It's fine. There's a bit of room for if you have a beer gut. I prefer a more race-cut fit, but other than that I have no complaints with it. That jersey is...
06-20-08, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,306
Posted By Zinn-X

What's such a bad idea about it? I almost always...

What's such a bad idea about it? I almost always stay on my 44 ring even during steep climbs, and there are plenty of climbs to be had here in Santa Cruz. When I was a kid I used to run the big ring...
06-20-08, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,306
Posted By Zinn-X

How to best configure bashguard, chainguide and remove front rings?

I'm confused about what all I need to set this up. I never use the middle or granny rings on my Stumpy, but I do tend to bash the big ring a fair amount and it already has some small chips and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-08, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By Zinn-X

$215 for a set? that's crazy! damn, i...

$215 for a set? that's crazy!

damn, i remember paying $500 for my Easton Circuits (the same thing) a couple of years ago :o
06-06-08, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By Zinn-X

That's odd... my favorite shop sells wayy to many...

That's odd... my favorite shop sells wayy to many FS bikes, and a lot of low end hardtails. They had no upper end / midrange hardtails to speak of so I had to buy from the ****** ******* Shop :(
05-29-08, 03:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By Zinn-X

I see lots of guys riding the new Hardrocks...

I see lots of guys riding the new Hardrocks around here. They look to be a decent bike for the money.
05-20-08, 02:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,347
Posted By Zinn-X

i'm gay... and so is my partner

i'm gay... and so is my partner
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-08, 02:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 622
Posted By Zinn-X

hmmm

hmmm
05-19-08, 06:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,347
Posted By Zinn-X

How to get chain grease out of white carpet?

Is there a moderately effective way or am I SOL?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-08, 06:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 622
Posted By Zinn-X

Look at / talk to your legs? Does it work for you?

Sometimes when I'm putting forth a great deal of effort I notice myself looking at or talking to my legs... is this weird? Like I'll say simple stuff like "Do it!" or "Come on" and I guess it's kind...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-08, 04:25 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,248
Posted By Zinn-X

^ agreed with pcad. disc brakes are just so much...

^ agreed with pcad. disc brakes are just so much better, i'd totally use them on my road bike if i could.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-08, 01:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By Zinn-X

Odd... I had the same issue on one of my Conti...

Odd... I had the same issue on one of my Conti GP4000. It was basically brand new and I didn't go over anything that should have shredded it, but it got all jacked up anyway. Shop said it was my...
05-12-08, 10:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,437
Posted By Zinn-X

my impression of whistler when i was there was...

my impression of whistler when i was there was that it's mostly hardcore DH for people with serious skillz.
05-12-08, 10:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By Zinn-X

its been healing for a few days... looked a bit...

its been healing for a few days... looked a bit worse on Saturday.
05-12-08, 10:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,783
Posted By Zinn-X

why would anyone do this...?

why would anyone do this...?
05-12-08, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By Zinn-X

Post your road rash / trail rash! (Graphic omg)

I'll start:
http://www.rubbingalcoholic.com/temp/leg.jpg
05-05-08, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Zinn-X

if only more people knew how annoying it is when...

if only more people knew how annoying it is when you accidentally shift which is super easy to do with grip shifters, maybe they'd buy more useful shifters? :p

i think i might be unfairly biased...
05-05-08, 04:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,438
Posted By Zinn-X

http://www.zinn-x.com/temp/whale1.jpg

http://www.zinn-x.com/temp/whale1.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-08, 02:09 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,243
Posted By Zinn-X

you paid $20 for an inner tube?

you paid $20 for an inner tube?
Forum: Foo
05-05-08, 01:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 514
Posted By Zinn-X

well then don't i feel a bit presumptuous now! ...

well then don't i feel a bit presumptuous now!

you can buy prepaid credit cards with cash at some grocery stores. or if you have a checking account, you can hook it up to your paypal or google...
05-04-08, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Zinn-X

it oughta

it oughta
05-04-08, 11:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By Zinn-X

I had a Trek 3700, the men's version. I bought a...

I had a Trek 3700, the men's version. I bought a KHS Alite 300 after that. Both were around $400.

The Trek was great. The components worked very well and the shifting was dependable, at least for...
05-04-08, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By Zinn-X

then it was definitely user error! thanks for the...

then it was definitely user error! thanks for the info.
05-04-08, 11:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,194
Posted By Zinn-X

the nice thing about a cheaper fork is that you...

the nice thing about a cheaper fork is that you don't need LBDs. most people don't know about this.
05-04-08, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By Zinn-X

if you loosen the IS bolts with the cable...

if you loosen the IS bolts with the cable attached to the actuating arm, and then pull the brake lever, the calipers center themselves on the rotors. well they're supposed to... then you can tighten...
05-04-08, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By Zinn-X

Avid BB7 = win!

I just put some BB7s on my Stumpjumper hardtail today, to replace my horrifble v-brakes.

I never expected disc brakes to be such an upgrade. These things really kick ass. I like how when I pull...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-08, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,101
Posted By Zinn-X

Assuming you know what you're doing, this is not...

Assuming you know what you're doing, this is not such a bad idea...
Forum: Foo
05-04-08, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 514
Posted By Zinn-X

you could use money? or you could just whine...

you could use money?

or you could just whine until your parents buy your spoiled ass another $150 bag. that would be more cost effective since your dignity is already questionable.

either way,...
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