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08-03-14, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,493
Posted By Ansir

having recently made the switch from 7005...

having recently made the switch from 7005 aluminum to a mix of sl and sp columbus these are my impressions


steel.

haha jk.

both bikes had carbon Handlebars and full carbon forks.
The...
Forum: For Sale
07-28-14, 05:00 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 118,556
Posted By Ansir

have Thomson x4 90mm 17degree,1 1/8th Ritchey...

have Thomson x4 90mm 17degree,1 1/8th
Ritchey wcs 90mm white, 6 degree 1 1/8th

want 100mm stem preferably Thomson x4 10 degree or 17
thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-14, 07:13 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 106,883
Posted By Ansir

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k161/an51r/Mobil...

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k161/an51r/Mobile%20Uploads/20140620_010750_HDR.jpg (http://s88.photobucket.com/user/an51r/media/Mobile%20Uploads/20140620_010750_HDR.jpg.html)
terrible pic but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-14, 08:40 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 24,386
Posted By Ansir

Fizik microtex, long lasting, feels nice and good...

Fizik microtex, long lasting, feels nice and good value
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-14, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 419,092
Posted By Ansir

85 Bianchi limited

Here is my steel bicycle, 85 Bianchi Limited, columbus formula 2 tubing
dura ace 7800 shifter
ultegra 6500 brakes, 6600 rear derailleur, 6700 front derailleur
Sram red crank with dura ace rings,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-11, 12:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,027
Posted By Ansir

Only grass issue I have had was with taller...

Only grass issue I have had was with taller grass, got a bunch of it caught in the rear derailluer and though it din't cause any mechanical issues it was a huge/messy PIA to get out.
Forum: Foo
08-10-11, 11:59 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,678
Posted By Ansir

Professor Mimi Green

Professor Mimi Green
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-11, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 965
Posted By Ansir

If I decide to sell one of my bikes I may try the...

If I decide to sell one of my bikes I may try the Craigslist in your area seems like bikes are in high demand based on the prices.

Your bike should clean up well and be fast and fun to ride, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-11, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By Ansir

/thread

/thread
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-11, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Ansir

Yeah I have been going the ebay route, and though...

Yeah I have been going the ebay route, and though its only 10 bucks or so a pop its just an issue I would rather not deal with.

I am going to look into that raceface if the American Classic...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-11, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Ansir

Are all isis BB doomed to a quick death?

I am going on my fourth ISIS BB in the past 2500 miles, two FSA platinum Pros a Truvativ and now am going to install an American Classic. Its been the same with all, first a slight creaking then some...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-11, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By Ansir

Cleat position can have a larger impact than you...

Cleat position can have a larger impact than you would think. I would take an allen key with on a ride and try a few different positions to see if it helps. They also sell a decent amount of shims...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-11, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 857
Posted By Ansir

I am in the same boat as OP, can anyone link some...

I am in the same boat as OP, can anyone link some semi affordable bibs or are they all 100+ for something decent.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-11, 01:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,135
Posted By Ansir

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k161/an51r/P1000...

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k161/an51r/P1000533.jpg
http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k161/an51r/P1000527.jpg
http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k161/an51r/P1000530.jpg
07-25-11, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Ansir

So the 3mm would make a big difference? I am...

So the 3mm would make a big difference? I am actually in the process of perfecting the shifting in the front and thats why I was curious about the bb measurements.

I just got rid of the stock FSA...
07-25-11, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Ansir

Bottom Bracket questions

Hello all I am looking to replace my FSA platinum pro ISIS bb. I know I have a 68mm shell but the 108/110/113 number is where I am looking for assistance. Is that number the length of the bb? Can I...
Forum: Southeast
07-22-11, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By Ansir

Looking for people to ride with in NOLA

Hello all, Road biker here, recently 30 and decided it was time to find a workout that I would stick with. I love road biking its my first season and I am about 1300 miles in and loving it.

Would...
Forum: Southeast
07-22-11, 12:53 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 16,770
Posted By Ansir

Haha I read two pages of this before I realized...

Haha I read two pages of this before I realized it was so old, haha, NOLA here, looking for people to ride with.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-11, 12:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,558
Posted By Ansir

Been raining here in New Orleans for the past...

Been raining here in New Orleans for the past week....

I only have one bike and would rather not expose it to the weather on a regular basis, the way this is going I am will end up trading the...
07-21-11, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,888
Posted By Ansir

I wouldn't think that would be very comfortable...

I wouldn't think that would be very comfortable but doable, I doubt it would be grossly oversized, just a little large. I would go to your LBS and try a 55 if they have one just make note of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,276
Posted By Ansir

Its hard to see the movement on the high gear, I...

Its hard to see the movement on the high gear, I usually shift or push on the derailleur towards the big ring to get it seated in the new position.

Use your barrel adjusters for the fine tuning...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-11, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By Ansir

I think he more just wanted opinions than our...

I think he more just wanted opinions than our permission to buy...

Personally I think that is a good buy and will serve you will for a long time to come. Just make sure to not make excuses and get...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-11, 10:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,374
Posted By Ansir

I make enough of a living as a chef, can pay my...

I make enough of a living as a chef, can pay my bills and afford a bike. I would do it the morning for extra money and mostly the fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-11, 12:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,374
Posted By Ansir

haha, as I walking out a guy with a GMC denali...

haha, as I walking out a guy with a GMC denali walked in and this is what transpired.

GUY: The tire is messed up

LBS: Do you have a flat?

GUY: I dunno the tire won't hold air
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-11, 12:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,374
Posted By Ansir

Yeah I doubt I will make much but no worries I...

Yeah I doubt I will make much but no worries I will just sign the back and hand the check to him for bike schwagg. My chef salary gets me by alright. Wow locomotive mechanics that must be pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-11, 12:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,374
Posted By Ansir

Did you ever think of working in a bike shop?

That's what the owner of my LBS asked me today when I went to get a KMC missing link. He has helped me build my current bike and been a huge help and I guess he thought I seemed competent.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-11, 01:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,009
Posted By Ansir

I assume he was drafting the bear without...

I assume he was drafting the bear without announcing himself and then went for a risky pass resulting in the collision, funny thing they do not show the bears bike, he probably rides steel and just...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-11, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 911
Posted By Ansir

I would say BMC, looks better IMHO and Shimano...

I would say BMC, looks better IMHO and Shimano rings seem to shift alot smoother than FSA.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-11, 12:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,259
Posted By Ansir

This is just full of win...

This is just full of win...
07-11-11, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By Ansir

Where would I find the shimano approved links?...

Where would I find the shimano approved links? Thanks for all the replies!
07-11-11, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By Ansir

Taking chain apart and its affect on strength and reliability

My chain, Dura Ace 7800, is a little to short. Would it negatively affect the overall reliability of the chain to add the extra links I need? Or would it be better just to leave it the way it is? I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-11, 10:26 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 21,821
Posted By Ansir

If I would of known my stupid white shoes (two...

If I would of known my stupid white shoes (two pair) and my athletic shorts were ruining my chance to be pro I would have ditched em a while ago. I, being ignorant, thought it was my inability to...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By Ansir

Saweeet looking Schwinn, almost makes ya sad the...

Saweeet looking Schwinn, almost makes ya sad the company went all Wally World. I see why you like that paint scheme, it looks modern while being on a sweet steel lugged frame!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,520
Posted By Ansir

I just replaced my Ultegra wheels with the...

I just replaced my Ultegra wheels with the Equipes and am very happy with the switch.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 11:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,860
Posted By Ansir

If you have the money get the cannondale and sell...

If you have the money get the cannondale and sell the trek, easier path and some beginner roadie gets a good used bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-11, 10:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,860
Posted By Ansir

I guess it all depends on your financial...

I guess it all depends on your financial situation and how much you like your current bike. If you can afford to sell the Trek and get a Cannondale that has the setup you want then it would be the...
06-23-11, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By Ansir

I would say BB, crank and wheels would be the...

I would say BB, crank and wheels would be the most beneficial in weight savings...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-11, 11:19 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 18,260
Posted By Ansir

I am unsure why everyone is so set on you buying...

I am unsure why everyone is so set on you buying a new bike, I bought a 24lb KHS flite 300 for 300 bucks dropped 800 dollars into it via ebay and not my 24lb sora bike is a 16lb Dura-Ace 7800/...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-11, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,511
Posted By Ansir

Yeah maybe new rings are a good idea, I had the...

Yeah maybe new rings are a good idea, I had the bike at my LBS, GNO Cyclery in NOLA, and they tuned the Front Derailleur and it was the best its been but still a little rub in the big ring, an...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-11, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,511
Posted By Ansir

Well I guess I am a geek and want a carbon crank,...

Well I guess I am a geek and want a carbon crank, That is why I am ditching the FSA k-force, it just does not shift well, even after having a shop and myself tune it.

I may just grab a shimano...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-11, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,511
Posted By Ansir

Crankset decision, SRAM force vs Easton EC90

I would like to replace my FSA k-force crank and I have narrowed it down to either the Easton EC90 or the SRAM force. Both cranks are used and 2010 models

I read some unfavorable reviews about...
06-16-11, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,386
Posted By Ansir

Shortening headtube for a more aggressive bike

Alright I know the common response will be get a different frame, Well I like my frame and it has the braze ons for a rear rack which I like cause I take 200-300m trips to the beach and such.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-11, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,246,510
Posted By Ansir

Yeah! without riders like you trickling your...

Yeah! without riders like you trickling your parts down, at amazing prices nonetheless. I would still be riding an 8 speed sora bike. I am sure eventually the right deal will come along for a sweet...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-11, 12:42 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,246,510
Posted By Ansir

I love looking through this thread at all the...

I love looking through this thread at all the awesome bikes, mine is well eh not so awesome.

Started with a KHS flite 300 as my first road bike 5 months ago and have slowly elimanted the Sora...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-11, 11:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,655
Posted By Ansir

I just went through the same thing as zippy, had...

I just went through the same thing as zippy, had aksiums for about 1500 miles and then got some equipes of the fleabay for 200. Unlike zippy I did notice a subtle difference, my front aksium had an...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-11, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By Ansir

First major fall, what went wrong?

Hello guys and gals, just arrived home from the ER, liquid diet for the next three weeks.

My front wheel just stopped and I went over the handlebars and landed on my chin. I really feel like if I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-11, 01:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,518
Posted By Ansir

Wow its sad that a piece of your bike falling off...

Wow its sad that a piece of your bike falling off is considered wear and tear. I would try and get a hold of someone higher up the food chain at ABG....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-11, 10:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,338
Posted By Ansir

hate to say this now but that is one sexy bike,...

hate to say this now but that is one sexy bike, karma will take care of the low lifes that took your bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-11, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Ansir

upgrading bike, could use advice on full carbon fork!

Alright so I am finally going ten speed (insert cheering here) I love my beat to hell Ultegra 6500 group but the rear derailleur and shifters have seen better days.

I decided if I was gonna...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-11, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By Ansir

I love my KHS flite 300, granted the only thing...

I love my KHS flite 300, granted the only thing left stock is the frame and fork but as it came I put my first precious road biking miles on it. Now with several rebuilds and another underway the...
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