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Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-10, 08:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,643
Posted By 125psi

Too funny. I've had the opposite experience....

Too funny. I've had the opposite experience. Flats with 4000s and none with Gators
11-18-10, 08:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,329
Posted By 125psi

I've had no problems with Nashbar in over a year....

I've had no problems with Nashbar in over a year. The incident from a while back was due to a hack. Honestly this problem has happened a lot in recent times and retailers (both small and large) +...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-10, 04:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,108
Posted By 125psi

I agree with this, but only consider if you are...

I agree with this, but only consider if you are getting a steal on the parts & DIY.
09-24-10, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,261
Posted By 125psi

KMC has reusable links that work with Shimano...

KMC has reusable links that work with Shimano 10sp chain. I just got some links from ebay from some seller. Many have posted success with the KMC links.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-10, 07:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,231
Posted By 125psi

I have two pairs by Specalized, one carbon sole...

I have two pairs by Specalized, one carbon sole the other Nylon/plastic, and I cannot tell too much of a difference. The carbon has a stiffness rating of 11 while the others are about 6 or 7.
I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-10, 07:24 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-10, 07:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,726
Posted By 125psi

Hmmmm there are better options. Go to Sears and...

Hmmmm there are better options. Go to Sears and get the $24 torque wrench (gauge one) that shows lbs and N-m. 0 to 75lbs range. Or they have a nice clicker one on sale for $59~$69 which has a...
09-22-10, 11:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,055
Posted By 125psi

Well...... The first guy says "Don't Wear...

Well......
The first guy says "Don't Wear Black" clothing when cycling. Considers all who wear black clothing when riding morons.
Some others say, "Hey Black is ok, it really doesn't matter what...
09-20-10, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,263
Posted By 125psi

Depends on what work is being done. A crank...

Depends on what work is being done. A crank (shimano) with external bearings can be removed with a Allen Wrench, end cap remover and a tap of hammer (if needed). Total cost of tools ~$6
An External...
09-19-10, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,263
Posted By 125psi

@ bianchi10, after reviewing all posts, videos,...

@ bianchi10, after reviewing all posts, videos, etc. and you still feel concerned, then try a LBS and have them do it the first time. See if you can watch them do it. The cost for mounting ranges...
09-18-10, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,263
Posted By 125psi

French is right... Just google for the...

French is right... Just google for the instructions and in some cases a video on how to swap out. Just make sure to properly torque- ask questions if you have them.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-10, 07:43 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 33,869
Posted By 125psi

New bike... built myself...scoured for parts from...

New bike... built myself...scoured for parts from about 6 different sources + used old.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-10, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By 125psi

Yes I see your point. I guess the only thing I...

Yes I see your point. I guess the only thing I didn't like about Sora was having to frequently re-adjust the RD. No one could figure out why. Hey I got good at RD/FD adjustments from Sora :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-10, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By 125psi

I agree Sora is enough for most people; however,...

I agree Sora is enough for most people; however, durability of Sora components versus Ultegra, etc. long-term is subject to debate (like you commented). More expensive Shimano components do use...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-10, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By 125psi

here ya go! ...

here ya go!

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=103762
09-01-10, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By 125psi

Sound like you just had some issues with the...

Sound like you just had some issues with the wheels. They are handmade/man made, stuff happens. I've been riding SLX90's for two years and my weight is the same as yours. For a while I was 205+. No...
08-27-10, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By 125psi

Ah yes I get that. FUJI TEAM is the frame. Guess...

Ah yes I get that. FUJI TEAM is the frame. Guess I'll call FUJI
08-26-10, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By 125psi

Mounting dual pivot brakes on carbon frame- torque

Hello- I'm building a bike and was questioning how much torque I should apply when mounting the brakes to a carbon frame- specifically the rear one. I'm used to working with Ti and steel BTW. In...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-10, 07:26 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,888
Posted By 125psi

Thanks Milnerpt- Earlier today (before your post)...

Thanks Milnerpt- Earlier today (before your post) I called Lynskey to get info as Performance knew nothing. They directed me to the same guy. I tried ordering but they had their ordering system all...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-10, 07:16 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,888
Posted By 125psi

Interesting. I got a email from one of the...

Interesting. I got a email from one of the Lynskey's telling me they would fix it if a weld broke. I'm saving that email. BTW, I didn't know until recently this Performance frame has the exact...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-10, 10:41 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,888
Posted By 125psi

lol "return the frame." Those wacky Performance...

lol "return the frame." Those wacky Performance people. They would probably take it back too.

Please PM me the part number. I should have one around just in case.
Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-10, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By 125psi

5'10"

5'10"
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-10, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By 125psi

CAAD9 Frame question 54 versus 56

Hello- I will be purchasing a CAAD9 frame. My current frame has an effective top tube of 55.7 cm with a stem of 70. Would it be wise to get a 54 (54.5 top tube) with a longer stem or get a 56?

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-10, 09:49 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,888
Posted By 125psi

I bet performance and/or Lynskey has them-...

I bet performance and/or Lynskey has them- especially Lynskey. Please post what you fine out.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-10, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By 125psi

You know that site looks really good. Try that as...

You know that site looks really good. Try that as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-10, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By 125psi

design whatever you want in word, publisher, etc...

design whatever you want in word, publisher, etc and then take the file to a sign shop and print it. I do this for decals. Most sign shops have different grades of material.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-10, 07:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,582
Posted By 125psi

". so on. Don't look up at the top of the hill....

". so on. Don't look up at the top of the hill. This is always demoralizing. Especially when you look up and realize you can't *see* the top of the hill. "

Well said..
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-10, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,031
Posted By 125psi

But if you're doing centuries then CAAD9 is not...

But if you're doing centuries then CAAD9 is not the best choice right? That's what the LBS been telling me. They recommend the Synapse for 70+ mile rides.
07-24-10, 09:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,171
Posted By 125psi

Man I came across a guy wearing this very same...

Man I came across a guy wearing this very same shirt today lol
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-10, 07:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,419
Posted By 125psi

Merl is right.... too tight and/or clips are...

Merl is right.... too tight and/or clips are still breaking in...probably too tight.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-10, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,021
Posted By 125psi

I recently got a GS20 (eBay as well). Went from...

I recently got a GS20 (eBay as well). Went from a Nashbar rake to straight and it's taken about 60 miles to get used to. Twitchy and response now; stable @ high speed (downhill descents up to...
06-20-10, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By 125psi

Newt NiteRider...failed after rain?

Curious is anyone else has had a Newt NiteRider fail after being in the rain. I had thought this was somewhat water resistant but it's not. When I got done with my ride it would not shut via the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-10, 05:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,130
Posted By 125psi

Totally sucks! Go out and get a new frame next...

Totally sucks! Go out and get a new frame next week and move over the components. Fastest cure.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-10, 11:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,419
Posted By 125psi

Also helps reduce wear on the plate (towards the...

Also helps reduce wear on the plate (towards the toe). I only put some on my left foot. I'm still experimenting.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-10, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By 125psi

My bad. I thought the Masterpiece was carbon...

My bad. I thought the Masterpiece was carbon probably because of the price. Still worthwhile to review.
Forum: Commuting
05-23-10, 09:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,800
Posted By 125psi

Three in the last two weekends = SUCKS!

Three in the last two weekends = SUCKS!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-10, 01:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,419
Posted By 125psi

put your heal down first...lessens the wear. ...

put your heal down first...lessens the wear. Also I've been experimenting with 'duct tape' on the top two cleat screws and it's been working well. I've always thought adding a rubber mount towards...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-10, 12:19 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,419
Posted By 125psi

About 1 out 10 times I may not "click in" when...

About 1 out 10 times I may not "click in" when moving on from a stop sigh but due to the design of the pedal (round and flat) I can quickly move on. It usually happens in those situations where you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-10, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By 125psi

For the price of that seatpost why not a...

For the price of that seatpost why not a Thompson (ie. carbon model)?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-10, 10:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,419
Posted By 125psi

Love them and would not ride with anything else. ...

Love them and would not ride with anything else. No more looking down and/or fumbling at stop lights.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-10, 08:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By 125psi

Hmmmmm I'd fix your rain bike

Hmmmmm I'd fix your rain bike
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-10, 08:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,717
Posted By 125psi

I feel we need to find the ultimate cyclist on...

I feel we need to find the ultimate cyclist on this forum of which all agree is not a "Poseur" or a "Fred" to fully evaluate all of us on what type of cyclist we really are. Who is this mythic...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-10, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By 125psi

Hey there's always Febreze. Just never...

Hey there's always Febreze.

Just never consider used shorts!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-10, 11:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,487
Posted By 125psi

Why do people wear black head to toe? I see many...

Why do people wear black head to toe? I see many people on rainy cloudy days wearing black. Just curious.
In addition, my neighbor just brought a bike (black) and proceeded to buy all black...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-10, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By 125psi

I've purchased used saddles with good luck. It...

I've purchased used saddles with good luck. It all depends on the condition of the saddle, such if there are any tears, etc. Also you want to make sure the rails are good and that there isn't more...
04-27-10, 11:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,941
Posted By 125psi

I'm not the guy; however, I'm going to get a bell...

I'm not the guy; however, I'm going to get a bell and the hell with saying "on your left."
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-10, 09:12 PM
Replies: 19,460
Views: 4,134,782
Posted By 125psi

Travel Trac Realtour $319 ............ I like it.

Travel Trac Realtour $319 ............ I like it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-10, 07:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 31,736
Posted By 125psi

Interesting post. Today I just took my first...

Interesting post. Today I just took my first ride on 4000s after switching from Gatorskins. There was more comfort and no nicks or cuts after 35 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-10, 04:40 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 94,821
Posted By 125psi

Not yet. Due to birthday parties and trips I...

Not yet. Due to birthday parties and trips I won't be able to complete mine until late next week. I have purchased the hardware to complete the job. Just need to drill hole and build the frame to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-10, 09:26 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 94,821
Posted By 125psi

Another question, on the first page graphic...

Another question, on the first page graphic showing how to mount the wheel, washers, bolt, etc. shows the skateboard wheel slightly trimmed (on the inside). I'm assuming a band saw with a fine blade...
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