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04-07-09, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By xSandmaNx

well, I can get the GT for about $150 less than...

well, I can get the GT for about $150 less than the Kilo...
04-07-09, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By xSandmaNx

right.. The gutterball is aluminum. that it is...

right.. The gutterball is aluminum. that it is lighter stiffer etc goes without saying.
The initial response to my OP was that either bike was a worthless POS, which doesn't make any sense to me.
04-07-09, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By xSandmaNx

I guess that's my question... What is there to...

I guess that's my question... What is there to "die"?
BBs are easily overhauled or replaced. wheels can be trued. hubs can be replaced. brakes will be adjusted. chains will always wear and are...
04-07-09, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,230
Views: 640,078
Posted By xSandmaNx

What about combo locks? (obviously the pen thing...

What about combo locks? (obviously the pen thing won't work, but what about other methods?)
04-07-09, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By xSandmaNx

Ok... I'll bite. What the heck am I missing?...

Ok... I'll bite.
What the heck am I missing? It's a friggin ss/fixie, for christ's sake. How "bad" can it be?
Aside from frame and wheel weight, hubs and bottom bracket, what else is there that...
04-06-09, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By xSandmaNx

Yeah.. notice how that wasn't an option... ...

Yeah.. notice how that wasn't an option...

Anyway...
Thoughts?
04-05-09, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By xSandmaNx

:( STOLEN: Felt F80 upgraded **reward**

Got my **** jacked :(:(:(

Los Angeles west side area.
Felt F80, Gunmetal black/grey/blueish 54cm
Selle Italia saddle
Ultegra front deraileur, 105 rear der
Ultegra cranks
Easton 0deg setback...
04-05-09, 10:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 937
Posted By xSandmaNx

Which would you get...

09 SE Lager, ditch rear brakes, better front brakes
09 GT Gutterball, bullhorns, repaint white, ditch rear brakes
09 GT Gutterball, shorty flat bars, repaint white, ditch rear brakes

I get a...
09-20-06, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By xSandmaNx

THanks for the link.. that helps.. a day late,...

THanks for the link.. that helps.. a day late, but helpful for future assignments.

As for the ballpark cure... .44 mag?

As a wise man once said, "Smoking reduces the chances of dying from...
09-20-06, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By xSandmaNx

Ha. Right. I needed to negotiate a deal at 11:40...

Ha. Right. I needed to negotiate a deal at 11:40 at night. Or maybe my project was due at midnight... :rolleyes: Besides, I'm asking for total annual revenue and cost, not the cost on a specific...
09-20-06, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By xSandmaNx

Quick!! Help! Average revenue/cost for a LBS?

I am doing a project for school, and I desperately need a ballpark figure for what the average LBS makes in revenue and what the costs are....

Anybody?? Anything you think would be reasonable. I...
08-23-06, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,071
Posted By xSandmaNx

Haha ok fine you got me... No more crank issues...

Haha ok fine you got me... No more crank issues yaaay :)

paypal sent.
08-23-06, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,071
Posted By xSandmaNx

Yeah... I actually meant to link to the M580,...

Yeah... I actually meant to link to the M580, which has the 22/32/44 (which I would replace with a BG)
So the gearing would be comparible. From a conversation with a guy at the LBS, he recommended...
08-23-06, 11:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,071
Posted By xSandmaNx

Ah, I dind't realize shimano was doing this now...

Ah, I dind't realize shimano was doing this now as well...

So, which is better... RaceFace Evolve DH or Shimano LX M581?
...
08-23-06, 11:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,071
Posted By xSandmaNx

What's the deal with RaceFace x-type external bearing system?

I get that it's stronger, 33% larger, etc... but what I really want to know is that if I have an ISIS bottom bracket currently, can I get a raceface crankset that uses x-type? It says it "Includes...
08-23-06, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By xSandmaNx

I just bought one... and then returned it. :) not...

I just bought one... and then returned it. :) not that I dind't like the bike, but I found a better deal from a guy on here on a used Enduro. It's a nice bike, but there are better deals to be had...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-06, 12:25 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,951
Posted By xSandmaNx

Did you know that skydiving is statistically less...

Did you know that skydiving is statistically less dangerous than driving 10K miles a year? But you're still going to get in your car tomorrow. Why not play it safe and take a bus to go skydiving...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-06, 11:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 764
Posted By xSandmaNx

when you gonna be there? the Tour de Palm Springs...

when you gonna be there? the Tour de Palm Springs happens in February...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-06, 11:18 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,557
Posted By xSandmaNx

I assumed that since he was crossing the road...

I assumed that since he was crossing the road ahead of his family that the redneck pontiac guy was too stupid to assume that the three were together. if he had put that together, though, it could...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-06, 11:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,733
Posted By xSandmaNx

Italia SLR ftw!

Italia SLR ftw!
08-16-06, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By xSandmaNx

is there a classifieds section of BF?

Well, I'm looking for something used for a friend, prefferably full susp, but hardtail would do, something for XC/downhill, sub $500.. 15-16.5 (not sure if that's small or med) frame, good condition....
08-16-06, 10:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By xSandmaNx

of course it is. you've never heard that before?

of course it is. you've never heard that before?
08-16-06, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By xSandmaNx

Well, I did it. 29 lbs. I was actually quite...

Well, I did it. 29 lbs. I was actually quite happy with this result, since I was expecting about 35, based on the highly scientific method of doing a bicept curl with the bike and try to decide what...
08-16-06, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By xSandmaNx

you can get both in either 4 or 5 ring. ...

you can get both in either 4 or 5 ring.

anyone know how much the e-13 weighs? it's plastic whereas the race face is aluminum, so i'm guessing it's lighter but who knows.
08-15-06, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By xSandmaNx

*sigh* sadly, i have already fallen victim to the...

*sigh* sadly, i have already fallen victim to the weight weenie bug, with over $500 in improvements to my Felt road bike. I guess I can't kick the habit with the FSR. Plus the only advantage I have...
08-15-06, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By xSandmaNx

...why do you know how much it weighs? or is that...

...why do you know how much it weighs? or is that just a general thing...
08-15-06, 10:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By xSandmaNx

hah.. i had a feeling i'd get pictures of scales...

hah.. i had a feeling i'd get pictures of scales in response. fine, i'll go spend $10 on a walmart scale :P
08-15-06, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By xSandmaNx

any way to find stock bike weight?

I just bought a Spec. FSRxc Pro, and I'm wondering how much it weights. I checked specialized's website but they don't have the weight listed in the specs. Anybody know of a reference for stock bike...
08-14-06, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By xSandmaNx

Roadie entering the mountain 'scene'

Hey all,

I've been riding a road bike for a while now, but after a recent vacation in Mammoth, CA and riding down the trails that they have open during the summer on a rental bike, I am hardcore...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-06, 11:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,983
Posted By xSandmaNx

what does he have to lose? he can't walk...

what does he have to lose? he can't walk anyway...

sorry that was probably out of line. :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-06, 11:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,457
Posted By xSandmaNx

I know some guys who toke up before riding sport...

I know some guys who toke up before riding sport bikes (motorcycles) in the mountains... :eek:
personally, I don't understand how people do anythign at all when stoned. I can barely maintain normal...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-06, 11:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,983
Posted By xSandmaNx

I used to do this before I got my road bike... i...

I used to do this before I got my road bike... i liked the position and had gotten so used to it I got aero bars like 3 days after I got my bike. 'tis wonderful :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-06, 11:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,497
Posted By xSandmaNx

It's a problem when there are issues with...

It's a problem when there are issues with grammar. Everyone here (mostly) has been through high school. Although some words can throw you through a loop, they're quite simple, really. I will not give...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-06, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By xSandmaNx

Eh.. do the shoes fit? I had a pair that were a...

Eh.. do the shoes fit? I had a pair that were a bit too long and a bit too skinny and my feet would start to kill after 30 miles.

Do you tighten them too tight? Even with my current shoes if I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-06, 11:18 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,809
Posted By xSandmaNx

Oh people and their politics. You make me...

Oh people and their politics. You make me chuckle.

Anyway, I always view Wal-Mart as a game... A guantlet if you will. For sure (and despite their claims) Wal-Mart is not set up to be easy,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-06, 12:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,809
Posted By xSandmaNx

I love walmart. Too bad all the walmarts in LA...

I love walmart. Too bad all the walmarts in LA suck. I would buy some things there... They didn't have a computer with cadence did they? I might have to go check it out... :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-06, 12:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,674
Posted By xSandmaNx

Yeah Ft. COllins over Boulder... But what...

Yeah Ft. COllins over Boulder... But what happened to all the other Colorado cities? Vail, Aspen, or if you're not into hills, Colorado Springs... I think anywhere in CO is beautiful to bike. I would...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-06, 10:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,423
Posted By xSandmaNx

definately a sin. plus, i will laugh at you. and...

definately a sin. plus, i will laugh at you. and i know you don't want that.

:)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-06, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,232
Posted By xSandmaNx

I do this sometimes, cause I am pretty AR about...

I do this sometimes, cause I am pretty AR about tan lines... But when you're not on the bike (god forbid you should stop for a second to enjoy the view of the ocean) it looks really goofy with lycra...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-06, 07:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,694
Posted By xSandmaNx

i went 6 months with clipless without falling.. ...

i went 6 months with clipless without falling.. then i did it right in front of my apartment. stupid.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-06, 10:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,712
Posted By xSandmaNx

I lived for 600 miles with the cut-out-less...

I lived for 600 miles with the cut-out-less saddle that came with my felt f80... I switched to a selle italia slk about 200 miles ago and i'll never go back. cut out is the way to go!


...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-06, 03:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,696
Posted By xSandmaNx

I just hade a teenage girl rear-end my 4 day old...

I just hade a teenage girl rear-end my 4 day old car yesterday... probably totalled. did she get a ticket? nope.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-06, 07:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,910
Posted By xSandmaNx

just looking at those things makes my ass hurt....

just looking at those things makes my ass hurt. selle italia slk for me :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-06, 06:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 897
Posted By xSandmaNx

Dude... Can y'all not read? lol it clearly says...

Dude... Can y'all not read? lol it clearly says on the tag "HAND WASH in warm water" Why would you put it in the washing machine? Further, if you're like most people and do laundry about once a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-06, 12:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,926
Posted By xSandmaNx

HAHAHAHA the best caption yet!! ...oh......

HAHAHAHA the best caption yet!!

...oh... wait... nevermind. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-06, 12:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 988
Posted By xSandmaNx

Yeah I have the red cleats. maybe I'll pick up a...

Yeah I have the red cleats. maybe I'll pick up a set of grey ones, or, if i can get my cleat position fine tuned enough, the black ones. I never move my feet once I have them positioned, so I really...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-06, 09:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,926
Posted By xSandmaNx

"Did I remember the SPF 60 on my head this...

"Did I remember the SPF 60 on my head this morning? Those tan lines are going to be brutal..."
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-06, 09:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 988
Posted By xSandmaNx

Went from SPD to Look-style today... wow :D

I never knew clipping in could be so easy! I will admit that unclipping is significantly more complicated now, and that could end in disaster for me, but I think I'll get the hang of it. My cleats...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-06, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By xSandmaNx

*drools*

*drools*
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-06, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By xSandmaNx

Thanks guys. I was thinking of making a trip to...

Thanks guys. I was thinking of making a trip to helen's today anyway, so i'll ask around.
:)
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