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09-17-18, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By Ground Hog

I've had the XM700 for about 2 months, so far so...

I've had the XM700 for about 2 months, so far so good. Like you I wanted a complete bike with the ease of local service when needed. I also wanted a speed pedalec, having tested bikes with motors...
09-01-14, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 639
Posted By Ground Hog

Schwinn Oval Pedals

I'm fixing up a Schwinn Suburban and would like to service the 1/2 inch bow pedals. Anyone know how to take them apart to get to the bearings? I can't seem to find any info, just tons of new pedals....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-13, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By Ground Hog

10 Speed Cassette Weights

I have been trying to find out the weight of some 10 speed cassettes from Shimano and Sram. Both companies only list the weight of their lightest cassettes, which are fairly useless for me.
I...
03-13-13, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,877
Posted By Ground Hog

Have you seen it in person? Is it kind of a light...

Have you seen it in person? Is it kind of a light orange that would get a nice patina?
03-13-13, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,877
Posted By Ground Hog

Brooks leather bar tape

Has anyone seen the brooks leather bar tape in mandarin up close and personal? I'm trying to figure out how orange it is. In most of the photos I've seen it looks similar to brooks honey saddles,...
11-07-12, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Ground Hog

The answer to why is I want to eliminate toe...

The answer to why is I want to eliminate toe overlap and have a little more clearance for fenders and knobby tire. I trying to put together a factory built cyclocross bike with disc brakes with the...
Forum: Texas
11-07-12, 12:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,883
Posted By Ground Hog

Here in Connecticut they use it on secondary...

Here in Connecticut they use it on secondary roads instead of the old oiling method or repaving. Major routes and highways get repaved. Now that I think about it, roads that the state takes care of...
11-07-12, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Ground Hog

Changing wheel size with disc brakes

Does anyone have any experience in changing a bike with mechanical disc brakes and 700c /29" wheels to 650b wheels and mechanical disc brakes?
07-18-12, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,392
Posted By Ground Hog

Now that you have had this bike for a few months...

Now that you have had this bike for a few months how about a review of the ride, ect.
04-02-12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,471
Posted By Ground Hog

I was under the impression that a machined...

I was under the impression that a machined sidewall provided better braking?
04-02-12, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,471
Posted By Ground Hog

Can't find 650b road rims with machined braking surface

Does anyone know of a 650b rim that has a machined braking surface? I have looked at Velocity's 650b Synergy, Blunt and Dyad rims as well as Grand Bois, Velo Orange and Hand spun rims, and none of...
03-27-12, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,830
Posted By Ground Hog

[QUOTE][/They make one look like a less athletic...

[QUOTE][/They make one look like a less athletic version of Bilbo Baggins. Frodo actually prefers more saddle to bar drop.QUOTE] I don't even know what that means but its sure not helpful.

I...
03-25-12, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,423
Posted By Ground Hog

Selle An-atomica Titanico pinching?

Selle An-atomica Titanico pinching?
I am thinking about buying a Selle AN-atomic Titanico but before I take the plunge I would like to here from other forum members who own them. I don't really want...
03-07-12, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Posted By Ground Hog

I am going to use Tiagra brifters. I got a good...

I am going to use Tiagra brifters. I got a good deal on a pair of 2011 Tiagra 4603 10 speed brifters so v brakes are out. I'm not a connoisseur of ride quality so I might not even be able to tell the...
03-07-12, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 719
Posted By Ground Hog

Every time you ride a bike you have to get on and...

Every time you ride a bike you have to get on and off sometimes abruptly so standover height does matter. Do you really want to ride a bike with a standover height that is too tall for you?...
03-07-12, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Posted By Ground Hog

The frame builder isn't the one who mentioned a...

The frame builder isn't the one who mentioned a compromise in ride quality, it was the mechanic at the shop who carries stock frames from the builder. At the shop I rode the stock frame which was set...
03-07-12, 02:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 719
Posted By Ground Hog

I'm looking for a standover ht. max of 777mm....

I'm looking for a standover ht. max of 777mm. Currently I have my Cf bike with the problem solver stem extension set up with a saddle to top of handle bar length of 570 mm and my bb to top of saddle...
03-07-12, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 719
Posted By Ground Hog

OK, let me explain a bit more, I am going the...

OK, let me explain a bit more, I am going the custom route because I can't get a frame that will give me the handlebar height that I need without having to use a pile of spacers or a problem solver...
03-07-12, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 719
Posted By Ground Hog

Cantys or Disc brakes?

I am in the process of ordering a custom steel road frame but keep going back and forth about the type of brakes to use. Initially I was leaning toward cable actuated disc brakes. Then I was advised...
03-07-12, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Posted By Ground Hog

Cantys or Disc brakes?

I am in the process of ordering a custom steel road frame but keep going back and forth about the type of brakes to use. Initially I was leaning toward cable actuated disc brakes. Then I was advised...
01-28-12, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By Ground Hog

Hmm, I bet your pretty lean? I'm trying to factor...

Hmm, I bet your pretty lean? I'm trying to factor in the differences in shape between genders. Pearl doesn't make it easy, their size chart for tights gives hip dimensions for women and waist for...
01-28-12, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By Ground Hog

Pearl Izumi Amfib tights

I am 5'8" about 160Lb lady and I'm trying to figure out if the Men's Pearl Izumi Amfib tights might fit me better than the womans. I ordered the woman's Amfib tights in an xlg non- chamois, they are...
12-12-11, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,341
Posted By Ground Hog

I'm looking for a 52-53 cm (30-30.5") standover....

I'm looking for a 52-53 cm (30-30.5") standover. How heavy are the Schwinns? I'm not familiar with any of those frames. So far I haven't had much luck find anything decent on craigslist or ebay in my...
12-12-11, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,341
Posted By Ground Hog

Vintage bike or New bike

I'm looking to build a bike with classic looks, with indexed shifting and other modern components. I've been looking at the Soma double cross and the Salsa Casserole or perhaps an older steel frame?...
Forum: Commuting
12-07-11, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,364
Posted By Ground Hog

Thanks for the links, I did use the search tool...

Thanks for the links, I did use the search tool but didn't come up with those.
Forum: Commuting
12-07-11, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,364
Posted By Ground Hog

I checked it out nothing about the 360 other than...

I checked it out nothing about the 360 other than a general overview.
Forum: Commuting
12-07-11, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,364
Posted By Ground Hog

NuVinci 360 ?

The NuVinci 360 IGH has been available for about 6 months, has anyone used one? I'm thinking about installing an IGH on my bike and I can't find any user feed back on the 360.
Forum: Northeast
10-14-11, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By Ground Hog

Connecticut Rides and Events

I've posted more rides and events on my blog actcyclist.com (http://actcyclist.blogspot.com)
10-14-11, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By Ground Hog

Southeast Connecticut Events Oct. 15th and 16th

Come to Southeast Connecticut this weekend and ride both Sat. and Sun. if you like. Check out the details at actcyclist.com (actcyclist.blogspot.com)
Forum: Northeast
09-17-11, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By Ground Hog

It was interesting I posted on my blog about it....

It was interesting I posted on my blog about it. If you want to check out some pics of the bikes go to www.actcyclist.blogspot.com Look in archive for Bicycles by the sea follow up.
09-16-11, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By Ground Hog

Mystic Bike Show Pics

I posted some photos of the Mystic Bike show at the Mystic Seaport last Sunday 11, 2011. To look at them go to www.actcyclist.blogspot.com. Look for Bicycles by the Sea, Follow up.
Forum: Northeast
09-16-11, 08:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 390
Posted By Ground Hog

Connecticut rides

I've posted some new rides for Connecticut at www.actcyclist.blogspot.com

Look for the labels - Rides, Events, Rails to Trails
09-16-11, 08:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 407
Posted By Ground Hog

Connecticut rides and events

I've posted a couple of new rides and events for Connecticut @ www.actcyclist.blogspot.com
09-10-11, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,332
Posted By Ground Hog

Robbie Tunes, Are you sure your Peugeot Mixte...

Robbie Tunes,
Are you sure your Peugeot Mixte is an 84? According to the website below it looks like it might be a 78-79.

http://http://cyclespeugeot.com/ModelID.html

Wahoonc, thats a cool...
Forum: Northeast
09-10-11, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By Ground Hog

Bike Show in Mystic, CT

There is a Bike show at The Mystic Seaport in Mystic, CT on Sept 11,2011 9am-5pm.
For more details check out my post at http://http://actcyclist.blogspot.com/search/label/Event
09-09-11, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,332
Posted By Ground Hog

[QUOTE][That light blue Mixte sans decals looks...

[QUOTE][That light blue Mixte sans decals looks fantastic. I have a '69 Mixte in my collection awaiting restoration; I might be tempted to follow your lead, but in it's original white color./QUOTE]
...
Forum: Northeast
09-07-11, 07:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 411
Posted By Ground Hog

A CT Cyclist

Hi all
I've started a new blog that I would like to invite everyone to check out. I post a wide variety of info about bike related stuff including, useful links, local events, and some of my...
09-06-11, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,332
Posted By Ground Hog

I thought by 84 they had switched to iso sizing....

I thought by 84 they had switched to iso sizing. How about some pics?
09-05-11, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By Ground Hog

I don't know where you live in regard to the...

I don't know where you live in regard to the geography but if its at all hilly and/or you're new to cycling as you say don't get a compact get a triple. It doesn't add that much weight and it's nice...
09-05-11, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,332
Posted By Ground Hog

Thanks, I probably will put VO hammered fenders...

Thanks, I probably will put VO hammered fenders on. I love the Stronglight crankset, but it did complicate things. First I had to buy the Stein crank pullers for Stronglight cranks because of the...
09-05-11, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,332
Posted By Ground Hog

Peugeot Mixtie Rebuild

This past winter I bought to early 70's Peugeots at a bike swap in Dudley, Massachusetts from Frank the Welder. This was my first complete rebuild and my first experience with older French bikes....
09-03-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By Ground Hog

I would like to invite everyone who is interested.....

I started a bike blog a couple of weeks ago and I would like to invite everyone to check it out www.actcyclist.blogspot.com. I hope to post daily and and keep it bike related but varied.
07-17-11, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,511
Posted By Ground Hog

That pug looks in pretty good shape to me. I...

That pug looks in pretty good shape to me. I would't go back to the shop that told you it needed a lot of work. Yes LBS want to sell you new bikes but the good ones will also help you with your old...
07-17-11, 03:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,511
Posted By Ground Hog

The bike looks like it is in pretty good...

The bike looks like it is in pretty good condition. I wouldn't go back to the bike shop that told you it needed a lot of work. Yes LBS want to sell you a new bike but the good ones will help you...
04-12-11, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8,027
Views: 2,551,603
Posted By Ground Hog

Yes I used it on a Peugeot UO18. It was fairly...

Yes I used it on a Peugeot UO18. It was fairly easy, you just have to stop and measure frequently because moving the rear triangle 5mm on each side isn't easy to see and it doesn't take much effort....
04-09-11, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,694
Posted By Ground Hog

Thats a nice looking Moto. Where did you get the...

Thats a nice looking Moto. Where did you get the bottle cage handle bar mount?
04-06-11, 08:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,617
Posted By Ground Hog

Mustache Handle Bars

The Soma Mustache bar I ordered arrived today. I tried installing it with the grip area downward and upward. The downward grip looks cool but its not as comfortable as the reverse installation. In...
04-04-11, 08:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,994
Posted By Ground Hog

Brake hoods

You can replace the cracked half hoods with new non aero hoods from Cane Creek. The only modification you might need to make will be to cut out a little space where the brake lever compresses in.
04-04-11, 08:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,617
Posted By Ground Hog

Handle bars

I am currently rebuilding a Peugeot Mixtie and I'm waiting for the Soma Mustache bars to arrive any day now. I struggled with which handle bars to get. Originally I was going to put the VO Porteurs,...
03-27-11, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By Ground Hog

Yeh the Belleville doesn't have a lot of curve...

Yeh the Belleville doesn't have a lot of curve there sort of shaped like a staple. So I guess I'll go ahead and find a pair of Ultegra barcons, thanks for the input.
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