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Posted By Dauphine

It's possible that he mis-measured, I mean, my...

It's possible that he mis-measured, I mean, my friend is not the most knowledgeable in the bike geometry department I guess. Also it has a new crank (Sakai) and wheels. My SO and I are thinking he...
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Posted By Dauphine

Trek 1100

A friend of mine was gifted this bike by his uncle, but he's too tall for it. It's a 58cm. He's not sure how much to sell it for, the money from the sale would be going towards buying a more suitable...
05-05-11, 06:14 AM
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Posted By Dauphine

Yes! I am in total agreement with that.

Yes! I am in total agreement with that.
05-04-11, 06:40 PM
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Posted By Dauphine

Per the website, I think they are looking for all...

Per the website, I think they are looking for all and any cycling-related citations.
05-04-11, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Dauphine

Help Transportation Nation Track NYC Bike Citations.

"Have you been ticketed while riding your bike? Know someone who has, or even just seen someone getting a ticket on their bike? We want to hear about it.

Cyclists have to obey motor vehicle laws...
05-02-11, 01:10 PM
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Posted By Dauphine

200309 Outlier Daily Riding Pant from a sample...

200309
Outlier Daily Riding Pant from a sample sale.

They have magical properties, and I am on a job hunt I have a great need for some ass-flattering bike friendly black slacks.
05-02-11, 01:04 PM
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Views: 684
Posted By Dauphine

I ended up putting riser bars on the bike last...

I ended up putting riser bars on the bike last week. I am not nuts about it, it feels like I am riding a mountain bike, but it is vastly more stable, and interestingly, I find it much easier to reach...
05-01-11, 07:30 PM
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Posted By Dauphine

I went a little retail-therapy crazy on my bike...

I went a little retail-therapy crazy on my bike last week:
new handlebars (risers)
brake levers, grips, new front and back tires, and my rear wheel needed new bearings.

Also buying the SO a...
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Posted By Dauphine

Fuji Grand Tourer Single Speed 56cm

This is my boyfriend's old bike, he wants to sell it for $250, which is what he paid for it two years ago, in between now and then it's been converted to a single speed, different handlebars, new...
04-21-11, 04:26 PM
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Posted By Dauphine

The first time I rode a fixed, it was a friends...

The first time I rode a fixed, it was a friends bike as well. No brakes on that thing, exhilarating though, and Chicago is perfect terrain for a fixie.
04-21-11, 04:11 PM
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Posted By Dauphine

I am actually looking at the 47cm TT, but that is...

I am actually looking at the 47cm TT, but that is very very good info to have. I never ever ever see the HD on Ebay, Craigslist, anywhere.
04-21-11, 03:45 PM
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Posted By Dauphine

My concern with the HD is that the top tube would...

My concern with the HD is that the top tube would be too short. :)
04-21-11, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Dauphine

I don't understand why everyone on here seems to...

I don't understand why everyone on here seems to think I would be riding it with 165mm cranks, because I have done the research, and 150/155 is my ideal.
#1. For the record, the Dauphine is a lady....
04-21-11, 03:04 PM
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Posted By Dauphine

It's been a long day, and I am coffee-less. I...

It's been a long day, and I am coffee-less. I think I meant 700c. Does 400c exist?
04-21-11, 02:59 PM
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Posted By Dauphine

I emailed them about it awhile ago, the 44cm...

I emailed them about it awhile ago, the 44cm takes 400c, (ETA: NO, I MEANT IT COMES WITH 700C. wah) if you look at the geometry specs, it says that the 44cm has a slightly longer wheelbase as well....
Forum: Commuting
04-20-11, 12:55 PM
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Posted By Dauphine

Fixed/Single speed bikes are so low maintenance....

Fixed/Single speed bikes are so low maintenance. I know I am just echoing everyone else on here, but it's so amazing, going from a geared bike, to a single speed, the only thing that ever needs...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-11, 10:38 AM
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Views: 1,670
Posted By Dauphine

LOL. Shrink it and pink it!

LOL. Shrink it and pink it!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-11, 10:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,670
Posted By Dauphine

My partner rides, but we have different styles. I...

My partner rides, but we have different styles. I prefer to ride around leisurely, he likes to zip around town, and occasionally competes in Alleycats. We do ride together a lot, but he will zip off...
04-19-11, 10:17 AM
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Posted By Dauphine

A friend of mine has an older SE Draft, she...

A friend of mine has an older SE Draft, she really likes it, but she took all the stickers off because she didn't like that her bike was 'beer themed.'
04-19-11, 10:11 AM
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Posted By Dauphine

People do this here all the time and it drives me...

People do this here all the time and it drives me totally bat**** insane. Only because I can't tell you how many times I've almost nearly had my front tire tacoed by another bicyclist.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-11, 09:41 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,288
Posted By Dauphine

I like cycling in NYC, the main thing here vs...

I like cycling in NYC, the main thing here vs other places that I've ridden around is that here there is a really high level of bike-illiteracy in my opinion. People think that because they are on a...
04-18-11, 06:51 PM
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Posted By Dauphine

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-u4M6Sl9rfPQ/TZsTvWdjw1I/...

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-u4M6Sl9rfPQ/TZsTvWdjw1I/AAAAAAAAT5Y/njx6ROyOnik/s400/hillbomb.jpgIt's where you ride down a hill really fast.
04-18-11, 06:38 PM
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Posted By Dauphine

There's this food stall right near the bridge,...

There's this food stall right near the bridge, they have these Chinese lamb-cumin buns, and pork dumplings, for $1. I usually stop there and eat before the last few miles home. Salt = electrolytes...
04-18-11, 06:24 PM
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Posted By Dauphine

I ride in a pair of scuffed up Bass Weejuns, for...

I ride in a pair of scuffed up Bass Weejuns, for those days when I am too lazy to tie laces, the rest of the time I have my Vans Classics, Topsiders have a very grippy sole as well for biking. I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-11, 06:19 PM
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Views: 4,288
Posted By Dauphine

Are we talking just US/North America here?...

Are we talking just US/North America here? Because Taiwan is supposedly the Copenhagen of Asia.
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Posted By Dauphine

I have a Terry. That's kind of part of the...

I have a Terry. That's kind of part of the problem. I have a love hate relationship with it. Did a 30 mile ride on it this morning= Love.
Quick ride around the corner to a friends house in the rain...
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Posted By Dauphine

Anyway I already cancelled on the guy, I really...

Anyway I already cancelled on the guy, I really appreciate everyone's input.
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Posted By Dauphine

I'm a shorty. My last bike was a 47cm with 700c...

I'm a shorty. My last bike was a 47cm with 700c wheels, it was a bit awkward aesthetically, 650 wheels lower the standover about an inch and a half depending. :)
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Posted By Dauphine

The only thing about the Kilo TT is that they...

The only thing about the Kilo TT is that they take 700c wheels, but that's not hard to work around at all. So many dang bike flippers in Brooklyn. It kind of blows.
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Posted By Dauphine

Fuji customized flip flop single gear small frame 47cm bicycle light W - $400

http://i956.photobucket.com/albums/ae48/Peterjr1pw/120.jpg

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Pleased to present a Fuji customized flip flop single gear small frame 47cm bicycle light weight and fast. Has new parts such as...
04-18-11, 07:20 AM
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Posted By Dauphine

There's a protected bike lane on Allen st. here,...

There's a protected bike lane on Allen st. here, that ends at Houston, I rode it yesterday, at Houston they have a 'bike zone' where cyclists are expected to merge right for A BLOCK to ride with...
Forum: Northeast
04-17-11, 08:03 AM
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Views: 936
Posted By Dauphine

I am in the process of trying to buy another...

I am in the process of trying to buy another bike, and I went on craigslist yesterday, price gouging. Seriously. $550 for a 'vintage' fuji hack single speed.
That is just wrong.
Forum: Commuting
04-17-11, 07:27 AM
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Views: 1,862
Posted By Dauphine

I saw a really bad one person bike 'accident'...

I saw a really bad one person bike 'accident' where a girl was riding her bike with her purse on the handlebars, the purse somehow got wedged in between her fork and her wheel, she went over the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-11, 07:16 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,288
Posted By Dauphine

Late to the party, I've biked in 4 major/minor...

Late to the party,
I've biked in 4 major/minor metropolitan areas, (I am mostly a commuter/pleasure rider)
1. NYC - good, generally, but there oy, the traffic (and the cops). Possible to bike year...
Forum: Northeast
04-17-11, 07:07 AM
04-16-11, 09:13 AM
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Posted By Dauphine

^ Well he is all 'you just can't deal with...

^
Well he is all 'you just can't deal with tight steering'
I don't want to get in to too much of a discussion of my boyfriend tho.
04-16-11, 08:55 AM
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Views: 684
Posted By Dauphine

I know at the least that the bike is pre 1993, it...

I know at the least that the bike is pre 1993, it has a Shimano Biopace crankset, (which I really really like. So fast!)
04-14-11, 09:14 PM
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Views: 684
Posted By Dauphine

I do like to think that I am above average :) ...

I do like to think that I am above average :)
My mom still rides the Schwinn she's had since 1974. It's kind of amazing, actually.
04-14-11, 07:51 PM
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Views: 684
Posted By Dauphine

Tektro brake calipers . . .thanks. Writing this...

Tektro brake calipers . . .thanks. Writing this all down.
04-14-11, 07:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 684
Posted By Dauphine

Thank you for the suggestions everyone. I took it...

Thank you for the suggestions everyone. I took it to a different LBS tonight, and they suggested like, 5 other ways to solve the problem, but nobody can definitively tell me what to do about it. My...
04-14-11, 12:48 PM
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Posted By Dauphine

I need a new stem, suggestions please.

Hi all.
Right now I am riding my dear vintage Terry, which I have had for just under a year now, the problem is that the geometry on these older Terry bikes are kind of off. I waffle back and forth...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-11, 11:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,108
Posted By Dauphine

Hot.

Hot.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-11, 11:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,108
Posted By Dauphine

I don't know about Aero wheels, but considering...

I don't know about Aero wheels, but considering you are a 'larger' rider, a pair of Deep V's could probably do the trick. Maybe with a chub hub, those are cool.
04-14-11, 09:44 AM
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Views: 2,387
Posted By Dauphine

Cool. Thanks for the info, I figured in my head...

Cool. Thanks for the info, I figured in my head originally that 150mm cranks would be freakishly short, to boot, I have a knee problem, so short crank, less torque is probably the way to go for me.
04-14-11, 09:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,387
Posted By Dauphine

oh. It was 157.075 :)

oh. It was 157.075 :)
04-14-11, 08:34 AM
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Views: 2,387
Posted By Dauphine

The Bullet Crank I linked to has a 160mm, a 155,...

The Bullet Crank I linked to has a 160mm, a 155, and a 150mm, but I don't want to overdo it and get a crank that is too small.
04-14-11, 05:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,399
Posted By Dauphine

^ I emailed the bamboo bikes studio people once...

^
I emailed the bamboo bikes studio people once asking them about that, and the guy compared it to a graphite frame securitywise. I mean, in this case, it seems pretty easy with the less fancy, less...
Forum: Commuting
04-14-11, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Dauphine

Actually, in all seriousness, my boss is one of...

Actually, in all seriousness, my boss is one of those dudes who sleeps 4 hours a night, and has probably completed a half-century in the amount of time it takes me to hit my snooze button 5 times,...
04-14-11, 04:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,387
Posted By Dauphine

Yeah, Pedalstrike. I am looking at a smaller IRO...

Yeah, Pedalstrike. I am looking at a smaller IRO frame, and wondering myself what size cranks to get for it. IRO only offers down to 165mm, even on the Mark V HD. I am looking at these: ...
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