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08-11-05, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I seriously don't think the cop will do anything....

I seriously don't think the cop will do anything.

by the way I live in downtown SD.
05-03-05, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I hate to brag, but I got a pair of Sugino 75...

I hate to brag, but I got a pair of Sugino 75 cranks for $3 at my local bike swap meet.

:-)
03-02-05, 10:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I have 6 bikes in my bedroom, 1 in my hallway,...

I have 6 bikes in my bedroom, 1 in my hallway, and 3 in the bathroom and more wheels to build a half dozen more bikes.

No, I don't have a problem either.
02-26-05, 11:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

The days where ebay is "the" place for deals are...

The days where ebay is "the" place for deals are over. Too many "Power Sellers" over charging and ripping people off with inflated shipping and too many stupid people willing to pay for the high...
Forum: Commuting
02-26-05, 01:49 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,827
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

OK, I saw this monster and this is what I wrote...

OK, I saw this monster and this is what I wrote back to this company:

When is this **** going to stop. I hope the fat cats who make this beast of a truck goes to hell when one of your monster...
02-20-05, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

Your still in the city so I would still stick...

Your still in the city so I would still stick with the flats, just get one that is curved more to conform to the natural bend of your wrist. I would recommend Titec Hellbent. It's an XC mountain bike...
02-20-05, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,532
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

If you look on the frame maker's website, they...

If you look on the frame maker's website, they use a combination of 4130 & 2010(cheapo) cromoly. That's why it's so inexpensive.

You get what you pay.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-05, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

Is there any other bicycling glasses where there...

Is there any other bicycling glasses where there isn't two lenses one on top of another, just one len per eye? I'm sorry, but the glasses you just showed looks a bit heavy.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-05, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I know Kraftwerks made a Tour De France inspired...

I know Kraftwerks made a Tour De France inspired CD. Check it out.
02-13-05, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,152
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

Nashbar mustache bars

I went to my daily task of checking out Nashbar.com and found to my surprise that they offer a mustache bar at $29.00. (Pre-Season Sale)

It's steel and it weights 660 grams (heavy), but I'm...
Forum: Touring
02-13-05, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

Continental ultra 3000 700 x 28 are it.

Continental ultra 3000 700 x 28 are it.
02-13-05, 09:08 AM
Forum: Commuting
02-12-05, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,434
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I had the 2000 Trek 7700. It wasn't called the...

I had the 2000 Trek 7700. It wasn't called the 7700FX, but just the Trek 7700. I bought it when I didnt' know that much about bicycles. I thought I wanted a hybrid, but it turns out that I really...
Forum: Commuting
02-05-05, 03:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 696
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I am loser bike geek. Hear me roar. Lube pivots I...

I am loser bike geek. Hear me roar. Lube pivots I will. Salivate 531 steel. Cold. Strong
Forum: Commuting
02-05-05, 03:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,353
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I like what the first guy did, got fed up with...

I like what the first guy did, got fed up with the complexity of it all and just kept it simple, stupid = singlespeed happiness.
Forum: Commuting
02-04-05, 11:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,443
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I eat anything that doesn't move and smells good.

I eat anything that doesn't move and smells good.
01-30-05, 01:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,249
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I have that exact same Yamaha fork. It came with...

I have that exact same Yamaha fork. It came with a Tange headset. Bought it all in the original box. All Crome. Very nice. I think I'm going to put it on ebay.

Cro_Moly_Body
01-16-05, 08:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,143
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

Nashbar.com has cheap wheel sets for sale. I got...

Nashbar.com has cheap wheel sets for sale. I got my front wheels there Mavic T519s with Shimano 105 hubs for about $70 about 6 months ago.

Check it out.

Cro_Moly_Body
Forum: Commuting
01-16-05, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 937
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I have three levels of commuters: One super...

I have three levels of commuters:

One super nice: Miyata 1000
One Medium nice: Schwinn Prelude
One Low to Medium nice: Specialized Allez (1990s model with RX100 parts)
ONe Beater: Haro Inpulse...
01-16-05, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,350
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

Sorry for busting San Diego's chops on these...

Sorry for busting San Diego's chops on these post, but I had to vent a little.

I did however found a good group of bikers at this used bike shop at El Cajon Blvd. I forget the name, but the owner...
01-08-05, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,350
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I do see some Bike Messengers in Downtown San...

I do see some Bike Messengers in Downtown San Diego though. There's a company here that runs a BikeTaxi business too.

I still haven't found a "Go-To" Bike shop in Downtown San Diego though. So I...
01-08-05, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,350
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

Bike Friendly, what you talking about willis? ...

Bike Friendly, what you talking about willis?

I moved to San Diego in June and it's suburban concrete hell. Sure there's bikelanes in most of the major roads here, but I wouldn't ride on half of...
01-06-05, 01:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,795
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

The Miyata 1000 Touring Bike has triple butted...

The Miyata 1000 Touring Bike has triple butted tubing.

I got it and it's my flagship bike.

Miyataphile
12-18-04, 06:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,828
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I'm a Bike Perv too and I'm not ashamed. ...

I'm a Bike Perv too and I'm not ashamed.

CroMolyBody
12-18-04, 06:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,828
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I'm a Bike Perv Too. I'm not ashamed. ...

I'm a Bike Perv Too. I'm not ashamed.

CroMolyBody
12-15-04, 12:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,141
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I use to live in Providence, RI and I use to know...

I use to live in Providence, RI and I use to know the guy who runs Cycle A Cyclery. He actually taught a really good basic bicycle mechanic course at a local co-op/free bike program.

He's really...
12-10-04, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I just have to say this, but I got a Sugino 75...

I just have to say this, but I got a Sugino 75 crankset for $3 at my local bike swapmeet.
12-10-04, 08:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,679
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

Ebay sucks compare to the deals I get at my local...

Ebay sucks compare to the deals I get at my local swap meet.

No shipping, No hidden charges AND I get to inspect the bike right on the spot AND get a super good deal.

I just got a fixed geared...
Forum: Touring
12-10-04, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

Tange Prestige is one of the best tubing out...

Tange Prestige is one of the best tubing out there along with Reynolds 531, 853, and other nice Reynolds delights. You already said that you toured Provence(France, right?)

I think you already...
Forum: Commuting
11-26-04, 11:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,450
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

is your glove to tight? you need some room...

is your glove to tight? you need some room between your fingers and the glove in order for air to get warm. Also, try wearing a thin surgeons glove in addition to your winter glove for added layered...
Forum: Commuting
11-26-04, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I second the comment made about just changing...

I second the comment made about just changing your shirt. That's what I use to do for a short 2 mile commute.

What I did was wear my business shirt on top of by cycling jersey so it wouldn't get...
Forum: Touring
09-23-04, 11:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,908
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

You mentioned that you want to do "longer tours"....

You mentioned that you want to do "longer tours". I suggest you stick with the drop bars since it will give you three effective hand positions which are two more hand positions than a straight MTB...
Forum: Commuting
09-23-04, 07:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I got hit by a car on Monday. It was a case...

I got hit by a car on Monday.

It was a case where I was making a lefthand turn on a green and a new black lexus on the opposite side of the road lane jumped the gun on his green. Since he was in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-04, 10:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,040
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I don'lt know where Folsom is in california, but...

I don'lt know where Folsom is in california, but if your ever in San diego. Go to a bike shop called Nytro. They are in Encinitas. They deal solely on high end road bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-04, 10:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,040
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

Here, I'll help you. You give me your old bike...

Here, I'll help you. You give me your old bike and you can keep the new one for youeself. You don't get the guilt of owning two expensive bikes and I get to have a bike that's worth more than all my...
09-14-04, 10:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 16,739
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

Flea Markets, Salvation Army, Goodwill, Garage...

Flea Markets, Salvation Army, Goodwill, Garage Sales is where you will find the diamond in the ruff.
Forum: Commuting
09-14-04, 10:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,915
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I ride the San Diego Critical Mass and there's...

I ride the San Diego Critical Mass and there's always this middle age gentleman who rides a recumbent with a sound system that might interest you. He uses Yamaha Speakers that were meant for computer...
Forum: Touring
09-14-04, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,743
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

Almost half of my 7 bikes have biopace and I have...

Almost half of my 7 bikes have biopace and I have to say, they don't ruin knees.

My main touring rig has the granny gear as a biopace and the middle and large chainrings are round. The benefits of...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-04, 08:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,623
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

A bike thief with a basic understanding of...

A bike thief with a basic understanding of bicycle models will spot out a high end bike regardless of how bad the paint job is.

Ride the bike and lock it smartly and you'll be golden.
09-13-04, 08:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 16,739
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

$260 is overpriced. I just saw a Schwinn World...

$260 is overpriced. I just saw a Schwinn World Sport with 4130 main tubes for $45 at my local flea market. Me being a cheapo asked $25 dollars and get a good laugh from the seller. If I didn't have 7...
09-11-04, 01:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I use to run this setup since I wasn't able to...

I use to run this setup since I wasn't able to find a good sturdy rear 6 speed wheel.

I had a 27" Araya and a 700c Mavic 221. No problems. Go for it.

The only problem that you may run into is...
09-07-04, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

This is a more expensive(OK not too expensive)...

This is a more expensive(OK not too expensive) solution. Get new pads. Virtually all new pads like KoolStops toe-in easiler than older pads since they have a small bump in the rear section of the...
09-07-04, 11:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 25,282
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I use to have a Suntour Superbetech friction...

I use to have a Suntour Superbetech friction derailleur and I have yet to ride a bike that shifter better than that superb rear derailleur. I had it rigged to one of the first model cannondales and I...
Forum: Commuting
09-07-04, 11:32 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,826
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

I see plenty of ladies on bicycles in San Diego.

I see plenty of ladies on bicycles in San Diego.
09-04-04, 02:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

If they are sealed. There's usually nothing that...

If they are sealed. There's usually nothing that you can do but trash it and buy new ones. They weren't designed to be services as far as I know. Of course, I'm just talking this common knowledge on...
Forum: Triathlon
09-04-04, 01:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 754
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

IF your going to ride a roadie for your next...

IF your going to ride a roadie for your next race. Train on your heavy MTB and then ride the road bike right before your race and you will most likely do better than you ever imagine.
09-04-04, 01:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

Never heard of JP. Customized hubs? Sounds very...

Never heard of JP. Customized hubs? Sounds very exoteric.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-04, 01:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 988
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

Also another advice. If your going to do ebay....

Also another advice. If your going to do ebay. Buy from a casual seller like you and me maybe at the maximum 300 positive feedback and like 1 or 2 negatives. Large wholesale professional seller who...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-04, 01:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 988
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

Another reason why ebay has bought a majority...

Another reason why ebay has bought a majority portion of Craigslist which scares me.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-04, 01:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 988
Posted By Cro_Moly_Body

A word of advice from a former ebay junkie. ...

A word of advice from a former ebay junkie.

Most ebay prices are inflated. You can almost always do better at an actual garage sale, flea market, or Craigslist.

Sometimes I see prices for new...
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