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04-15-12, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,210
Posted By turbominnow

I think that will work. Got any recommendations...

I think that will work. Got any recommendations on where I can get a rear wheel built.
04-15-12, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,210
Posted By turbominnow

Converting Merlin TR

Looking to convert my Merlin tr to a single speed. I am goin to use an eno hub. The part that confuses me is ensuring the correct chain line. How do I ensure the correct chain line, what are my...
07-18-10, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By turbominnow

no, looking to buy...... depending on the price...

no, looking to buy...... depending on the price of build kits.
07-18-10, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By turbominnow

Motobecane: FLY...... looking for build kits

Thinking about pulling the trigger on a Fly team, Ti. I have read a few reviews and they all appear to be positive. Where are you guys buying your build kits? Should I buy a pre made kit or pick...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-10, 11:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,292
Posted By turbominnow

Less flats please....

So the summer time around here the roads get pretty rough. Not sure if my flats are from dirty roads, construction, or the 100+degree heat, but the result is the same....flats and lots of them.
...
05-28-10, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By turbominnow

Old karakorum and u brakes

I've got a "classic" karakorum that uses rear u brakes. The problem is I have lost, I think, the rubber cable stop that fits aound the seatpost. Any chance someone makes that part? Is it possible to...
Forum: Texas
04-21-10, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 925
Posted By turbominnow

Where is the route? I have heard of this ride..

Where is the route? I have heard of this ride..
Forum: Texas
04-21-10, 06:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,923
Posted By turbominnow

Sad thing is I am not that fast. riding two...

Sad thing is I am not that fast. riding two abreast is fine, but there were some folks that were 3-4 abreast and filled an entire lane.....its a two way street......err two lane road? ;) When my...
Forum: Texas
04-20-10, 09:06 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,913
Posted By turbominnow

Forum: Texas
04-20-10, 09:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,806
Posted By turbominnow

I was in the same boat.

I was in the same boat.
Forum: Texas
04-20-10, 09:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,844
Posted By turbominnow

that would be sweet, then "Dont mess with Texas"...

that would be sweet, then "Dont mess with Texas" across the back?
Forum: Texas
04-20-10, 08:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,923
Posted By turbominnow

A few notes from my viewpoint. Keep in mind this...

A few notes from my viewpoint. Keep in mind this is my fifth year and I have only rode with "corporate" teams. This year I rode with Saint Arnolds. One note, about the teams, not all of them are...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By turbominnow

bump....

bump....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-10, 07:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,950
Posted By turbominnow

Its amazing to me how many of these threads...

Its amazing to me how many of these threads insist on passive resistance. Keep in mind, if the driver was trying to run you over, why would you simply ignore them? I understand the smile and wave...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-10, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By turbominnow

cool to link the power meter in with the vid

cool to link the power meter in with the vid
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-10, 07:14 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,208
Posted By turbominnow

Dito

Dito
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-10, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By turbominnow

I found a place that offers pretty darn good...

I found a place that offers pretty darn good prices on all of the expensive brooks. 270 for the swallow and 230 for the swift, at least I think they are good prices. Thanks for the feedback guys. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-10, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By turbominnow

Toupe isnt doing it for me anymore, Siwft or Swallow?

I have been ridding a Toupe for about 1.5 season. Last season was great, this year.... yea its been an $$$ hatchet. I have a b17 on my mountain bike that I can ride with cargo shorts for 30+miles. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-10, 12:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,087
Posted By turbominnow

Performance bibs are pretty good, I was not the...

Performance bibs are pretty good, I was not the biggest fan of the upper webbing. I've got 2 pair of assos I have worn this past season that I am thinking of switching to hammer/velos. The assos...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-10, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,247
Posted By turbominnow

Agreed and/or running up and down stairs

Agreed and/or running up and down stairs
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-10, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By turbominnow

Don't forget Ti anti-seize compound.

Don't forget Ti anti-seize compound.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-10, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By turbominnow

Racebak reviews.......?

Any racebak reviews from BF? Wondering how well they work.
01-09-10, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By turbominnow

looking for a good price on kreitler rollers 4.5s?

there are not a lot of places that carry these so is 360 a good price for a set of rollers and the frame? any retailers you guys recommend?
Forum: Commuting
12-23-09, 12:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,652
Posted By turbominnow

Most police open carry. The OP is talking about...

Most police open carry. The OP is talking about concealed carry. I wouldnt worry about "taking a spill" and the fire arm discharging. I know of certian firearm brands and models that can be throw...
11-02-09, 12:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,535
Posted By turbominnow

Tactical is a marketing term. What you really...

Tactical is a marketing term. What you really want to discuss is "mil-spec" or torches for proffesional LEO/Mill use. I only have experience with Inova, surefire and the DE P7. The reason some of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-09, 07:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,487
Posted By turbominnow

Wrong dropouts to be hip.

Wrong dropouts to be hip.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-09, 11:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,487
Posted By turbominnow

Allez steel. Anyone have a look at this yet or a ride?

Impressions?

http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bc/SBCBkModel.jsp?spid=45678&eid=4350&menuItemId=9256
06-04-09, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By turbominnow

:lol: I have a different pod on the right.

:lol: I have a different pod on the right.
06-04-09, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By turbominnow

Shimanio XTR m950 left shifter clamp bolt?

Guys,
somewhere I lost my bolt that clamps my left shifter to my handle bar. Anyone have an idea on the bolts size?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-09, 12:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,119
Posted By turbominnow

Ti>everything else.

Ti>everything else.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-09, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By turbominnow

Great bike. I had an older one that was plated,...

Great bike. I had an older one that was plated, some kind of nickel. Awsome biek and a great ride. Jamis, in general, makes some fantastic bikes for the price.
Forum: Texas
04-18-09, 10:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,427
Posted By turbominnow

There are a group of guys that ride the whole ms...

There are a group of guys that ride the whole ms in one day. Setup hotels in Austin and party.

Edit: the way the update reads they are a "go" for Sunday, but it has the tone of possible...
Forum: Texas
04-18-09, 09:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,427
Posted By turbominnow

Yea I am pretty bored. Its a double whammy, no...

Yea I am pretty bored. Its a double whammy, no MS150 and stuck inside with an "energetic" toddler. I like the idea of transferring my rider membership and pledge to another MS ride.
Forum: Texas
04-18-09, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By turbominnow

MS150, Date change please!

For some reason I remember the MS taking place later in April? I seem to remember the weekend prior to the ms was the Katy ram challenge and weather was always sketchy. Surely we can move this back...
04-16-09, 08:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,404
Posted By turbominnow

Is this the first year they have offered the...

Is this the first year they have offered the Waller start? I think I am starting there. I really hate the first day of the MS.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-09, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 933
Posted By turbominnow

Assos care?

Peeps
Just picked up a pair of assos. I read through the care section and realized this shorts require a bit more care than my current shorts. Do you guys a wash bag and the assos soap? If not...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-09, 08:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,156
Posted By turbominnow

Ive got the Scicon phantom. Sick bag and looks...

Ive got the Scicon phantom. Sick bag and looks real nice mounted. http://twitpic.com/2g7qw
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-09, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,020
Posted By turbominnow

all eastons are sans weight req'?

all eastons are sans weight req'?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-09, 06:31 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,931
Posted By turbominnow

400watttzzzzz

400watttzzzzz
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-09, 06:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,838
Posted By turbominnow

Hard to tell from the excellent pic but it looks...

Hard to tell from the excellent pic but it looks like it pulled the paint and CC. Doesnt look that bad. Nice to know the LBS is worthless.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-09, 09:57 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 44,329
Posted By turbominnow

And what does that mean exactly? Ive never even...

And what does that mean exactly? Ive never even heard of a "bad" Ti bike. Some of the earlt models were a bit flexy but I have yet to even hear a story about a bad frame.



O'brother,
I hear...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-09, 07:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 44,329
Posted By turbominnow

Titanium, by nature, is so difficult to work with...

Titanium, by nature, is so difficult to work with that it is near impossible for someone to make a bad Ti frame. Are there differences in brand? Sure but I am not sure I can tell the difference, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-09, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,435
Posted By turbominnow

Best bet is to purchase from bike shops. Picked...

Best bet is to purchase from bike shops. Picked up a few items from dealers trying to move old stock. 99.9% of the time my transactions work out well. Only problems I have had is the shipper...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-09, 08:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,191
Posted By turbominnow

I'm confused when has an answer of "the litest"...

I'm confused when has an answer of "the litest" not been the best answer? Nearly a 1lb difference bewteen the pair not including rolling resistance.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-09, 08:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,770
Posted By turbominnow

Best bet for a 2hr ride is what I am using. ...

Best bet for a 2hr ride is what I am using. Planet Bike Super flash with a P7 LED. Right at $100 bucks for a light that blew my NR out of the water and its a normal flashlight that can be used for...
Forum: Texas
03-22-09, 07:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,795
Posted By turbominnow

I rode today as well. I was in the front of the...

I rode today as well. I was in the front of the 70 mile line. I wish they could start this ride on time for a change. There was a really nasty accident at the bottom of the first down hill; near...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-09, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By turbominnow

usually you guys are all over posts like this.

usually you guys are all over posts like this.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-09, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By turbominnow

Ti King Cages, where o'where to buy...

Best price I can find is 45per. You guys have a better price elsewhere?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-09, 05:56 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,829
Posted By turbominnow

Ill give a big Amen to this post. I finally...

Ill give a big Amen to this post. I finally bought my first new bike that wasn't at least 10 years old. Purchased it this week. I could really careless how fast you "think" you are. I just...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-09, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By turbominnow

Although equally as unhelpful, I really like the...

Although equally as unhelpful, I really like the single serving packets of butt butter. I dont need any unless I am riding 50+ so YMMV.
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