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Posted By RJMurphy

Right -- -apologies. I haven't posted in a couple...

Right -- -apologies. I haven't posted in a couple years and was going more general. Anyways, real solid condition. It was ridden in the Olympic Velodrome in Colorado Springs, CO. for all of its life....
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Posted By RJMurphy

Gt gtb

I've found plenty of GT GTB asks, but most are old now, or went completely off topic with jesus talk. not sure what that was about. Anyways, I built up a very solid GT GTB and have now ran out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-15, 12:40 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,520
Posted By RJMurphy

Playing with my lady's new Kona Rove AL with...

Playing with my lady's new Kona Rove AL with mechanical disc, the front wheel is extremely annoying to get on and going without sound. It's like adjusting your rear fixed wheel for chain tension...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,784
Posted By RJMurphy

Perfect. Thanks for the info, guys! And thanks...

Perfect. Thanks for the info, guys! And thanks for moving the thread. My apologies, I didn't know there was an appraisals area. Learn something new every day.
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Views: 1,784
Posted By RJMurphy

The Worth Of A 1997 Bianchi Ero??

So, searching around I can't find much info on it. I understand that it came with a Campagnolo Mirage grouppo and is made of 25 Cr Mo4 steel (not sure what that is exactly, but know it's decent...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-15, 06:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,437
Posted By RJMurphy

Cool. Thanks a ton all! This is pretty great that...

Cool. Thanks a ton all! This is pretty great that everyone threw in a bit.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-15, 06:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,437
Posted By RJMurphy

I had NO idea there was a need for measurement...

I had NO idea there was a need for measurement for that, or saddles built and sized for different sitbone measurements. But, that makes sense now that it's pointed out. Cool!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-15, 10:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,437
Posted By RJMurphy

Saddles: I Don't Understand...

Can someone school me ELI5 style on road saddles? They all look and feel close to the same, but one is $25-$40 (Nashbar R2, CR2, etc) and others are RIDICULOUS at like $251 (Fizik Kurve Snake). They...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-14, 02:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,885
Posted By RJMurphy

6' Riders:What Size Frame?

I have a 32" inseam and it's looking like that's right at 55cm estimated frame size. I've always ridden 58cm thinking that's what I was suppose to be on. It's probably too large. Just curious, my 6'...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-14, 02:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By RJMurphy

Decently Priced Wheel Suggestions: Road Build.

Hi there,

So, I built up an Aventon Mataro. Hell of an experience and It's everything that I wanted out of a bike. Now, I've sold my road bike to get a car and am looking to build one back up...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-14, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By RJMurphy

Awesome. I didn't know frames sell off that fast....

Awesome. I didn't know frames sell off that fast. That's pretty cool to know I suppose. And thanks so much for the info about the frame. I had a hunch, but needed some experienced input there.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-14, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By RJMurphy

Not per se, no. I was more just checking my...

Not per se, no. I was more just checking my thinking. I've never bought a brand new frame before. How would I know that?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By RJMurphy

2013 GIANT TCR Composite: Limited Sizes??

Hey all,

Wasn't sure where to post this since it's not custom building, but counts as doing a build starting from scratch.

I'm super confused on the 2013 Giant TCR Composite's available...
04-22-14, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,886
Posted By RJMurphy

You are awesome. Thanks so much for the help. I...

You are awesome. Thanks so much for the help. I really appreciate it. I know a grip about vintage and new road bikes, but MTB is a whole new beast.
04-21-14, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,886
Posted By RJMurphy

GT Sensor: Upgrading Rear Shock

I bought a 2012 GT Sensor 4.0. A bit on the heavy side, but I don't know any different so she rides well for me. Lots of power lost on the rear shock though when climbing due to no rear lockout. I'm...
08-29-13, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By RJMurphy

Cool! Yes, every brake lever does both, but legit...

Cool! Yes, every brake lever does both, but legit multi brifters pull on cord, and housing is just a side effect. Just making sure. Thanks fellas!
08-28-13, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By RJMurphy

Fixie/SS Brake Lever Suggestions

So, when I search for brake levers that attach on the flats and fit a 31.8 clamp size, all I can find is in-line brakes. Well, actually Diatech does a few that pull on the wire, instead of push on...
07-18-13, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By RJMurphy

Knee Pads

Can anyone speak well of 661?? These look legit, but I would like some input before the by. (SixSixOne Evo Knee Soft Shell Pad)
...
06-04-13, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By RJMurphy

Fair enough, I'm still just starting out is why I...

Fair enough, I'm still just starting out is why I can't be more exact. I live in Colorado for one. No jumps. Would do technical, but maybe not for a few years and prob not with such a heavy bike. I...
06-04-13, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By RJMurphy

XC Wheels On "Trail" Bike

I have been scowering BF for definitions of frame geometry and use. I have a 2012 GT Sensor 4.0. GT quotes it as a "Trail" bike (http://www.gtbicycles.com/2013/bikes/mountain/trail). It is FS. The...
06-04-13, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,671
Posted By RJMurphy

I have not. Then again, it has not been upside...

I have not. Then again, it has not been upside down for more than a tire change. At that point, no, no leak of any kind.
06-03-13, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,671
Posted By RJMurphy

Rando questions, I just got that too (stock) on...

Rando questions, I just got that too (stock) on my 2012 GT Sensor 4.0. Does it make a loud squeek when it's rebounding after a decent hit?
05-24-13, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By RJMurphy

Fiveten it is! Thanks so much for the info.

Fiveten it is! Thanks so much for the info.
05-24-13, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By RJMurphy

Do all Teva shoes have a hard sole layer like...

Do all Teva shoes have a hard sole layer like Giro?? I would assume so, but for the life of me I can't find any specific quotes saying so. Fiveten as well??
05-23-13, 11:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By RJMurphy

MTB Shoe Options??

So, I bought some Giro Junction MTB shoes the other day to use with my Shimano SPD pedals for my new GT Sensor 4.0. I'm not sure if it's the stiffness of the shoes, or misplacement of the cleats...
05-21-13, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By RJMurphy

Awesome, thanks for the opinions peeps. Glad I...

Awesome, thanks for the opinions peeps. Glad I didn't go for elbows and held of on suggestions for knees.
05-20-13, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By RJMurphy

Sorry, mixing sports. "Jammers" is the term for...

Sorry, mixing sports. "Jammers" is the term for the spandex swimming shorts.
05-20-13, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By RJMurphy

Gear Suggestions: Knee Pads, Elbow Pad, Etc...

So, I am just getting into MTBing. Ended up getting a 2012 GT Sensor 4.0. She is awesome! Not a bad pull for a starter FS bike. Couldn't be happier. But, I need suggestions on gear. Mainly, like I...
05-17-13, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By RJMurphy

100% Agreed! Next post will be something like...

100% Agreed! Next post will be something like "check out this awesome first ride pic!" Haha. I do like that people were willing to throw in their $.02 before though. Going to get it today.
05-16-13, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By RJMurphy

Oh man! Brutal. What was the bike model &...

Oh man! Brutal. What was the bike model & year??
05-16-13, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By RJMurphy

Going With GT! Opinions?

So I am buying a hardtail to start hitting trails. Nothing too crazy, so I don't care to go FS. Lurking around this forum for a few days, and researching, I want to go with GT. Woop woo! So, GT...
05-14-13, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,087
Posted By RJMurphy

Fair enough. I didn't mean it like to be such an...

Fair enough. I didn't mean it like to be such an insult, but I can definitely see how it came off like I was a bag-o-****** for sure. Apologies. Appreciate all the feed back anyways.
05-14-13, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,087
Posted By RJMurphy

I think people are getting me wrong... I just...

I think people are getting me wrong... I just wanted a tire that matched. Seems like that is stupid as far as what I'm gathering. As far as tire build goes, I liked the build and feel of the Mich....
05-13-13, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,087
Posted By RJMurphy

Sick, thanks a ton!

Sick, thanks a ton!
05-08-13, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,087
Posted By RJMurphy

Some Say Yellow Is Yellow... (Tires)

Posted this question in the Road bike forum and someone suggested posting here. I bought Michelin Lithion 2 Road Tires in yellow. The yellow is a darker "banana yellow" as we've found out in that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-13, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,932
Posted By RJMurphy

Banana yellow is what I'm avoiding it seems then....

Banana yellow is what I'm avoiding it seems then. In comparison, it looks "orange." I'll check into Vittorio Rubino if it's brighter. Thanks! What's the point on spending a ton on a bike and have it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-13, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,932
Posted By RJMurphy

Nice! Yeah definitely a different yellow. I'll...

Nice! Yeah definitely a different yellow. I'll post pics when it gets sunny and you'll see the difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-13, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,932
Posted By RJMurphy

Point in case: 2 yellows there. Your cages are...

Point in case: 2 yellows there. Your cages are bright yellow, tires are banana yellow. Banana yellow and orange-yellow and bright yellow are all different. Very nice though! That's kind of what I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-13, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,932
Posted By RJMurphy

I would guess to as well. Like I said, one was...

I would guess to as well. Like I said, one was cake. The other was a fit and a half. I usually do one bead side on, tube in, inflate a little, lever the other on. Sometimes it takes a little more...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-13, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,932
Posted By RJMurphy

Thanks for the input. Not sure what it was. One...

Thanks for the input. Not sure what it was. One went on fine. Other popped a tube, took it off, re applied, couldn't get it closed up, switched sides and after 2 tries finally got it on. The tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-13, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,932
Posted By RJMurphy

Truely Yellow Tires, Please...

I just bought some Michelin Lithion 2's in "yellow"... Besides being the worst time I have ever had installing a tire, they are definitely burnt orange. For reference, Fizik's yellow bar tape is true...
04-29-13, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By RJMurphy

Can I have Your "Two Cents" To Start Off Right? (BUILD)

So, I mainly do vintage builds and just got a newer Scattante R-660 for long distance biking. I love working on them and having a nice, finished product. It took a decent amount of time to learn the...
04-23-13, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By RJMurphy

Locating Replacement Hoods & Caps

Success! I was able to find out that some shifter/brakes I bought were Shimano Ultegra ST-6510. Bad news though, I can't for the life of me find any replacement hoods or caps (cover assemblies) to...
04-23-13, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By RJMurphy

You are the best! I figured it could be...

You are the best! I figured it could be somewhere, but I must have over looked it. I'll have to check when I get back home.
04-23-13, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By RJMurphy

Need Help ID Shimano Brifters For Hood & Cap Replacement

I bought some Shimano 9 spd pieces from a gentleman the other day. FD was a Shimano 105, RD just says "Ultegra", Shimano 9 spd cassette, Ultegra cranks (that are beat to heck so I'll never use) and...
03-28-13, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,101
Posted By RJMurphy

I'm asking if you all think I should try to...

I'm asking if you all think I should try to haggle it from him and restore to geared awesomeness and keep, or just "fix it up for him." I would of course offer cash,or get another "fixie fitted"...
03-28-13, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,101
Posted By RJMurphy

The flip switch that allows you to unclench to...

The flip switch that allows you to unclench to take the tires off are bent out and worp to a point to where they don't function safely. If you tighten it down, then hit a even decent braking speed,...
03-27-13, 11:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,101
Posted By RJMurphy

80's Nishiki Prestige: What did you do to it?!

My friend brought his bike over for me to tune up for booze for the upcoming spring. He rolls in this Nishiki Prestige. One look and I know it's better built than my non-model Bianchi & '71...
11-04-12, 07:42 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 12,854
Posted By RJMurphy

Finally got mine done! Pretty basic, but hey, my...

Finally got mine done! Pretty basic, but hey, my first build. Started as a black Bianchi with cracked hubs and old rims and a mashed paint job. Cleaned every part, reoiled/greased, repainted, built...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-12, 05:14 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 111,689
Posted By RJMurphy

He doesn't like the bike...

He doesn't like the bike...
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