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06-12-17, 09:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,554
Posted By screamtone

A good friend of mine bought one of these...

A good friend of mine bought one of these (https://www.criticalcycles.com/collections/fixed-gear-single-speed/products/fixed-gear-single-speed-bike-with-pursuit-handlebars?variant=10045389188) a week...
06-06-17, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 973
Posted By screamtone

I'll also give praise to Jenson USA. I don't shop...

I'll also give praise to Jenson USA. I don't shop there often, but when I do and need help, they've been super responsive and they seem to know their ****. One thing that makes them shine (to me) is...
06-01-17, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 490,973
Posted By screamtone

I just put this tape on my road bike. Soooo nice.

I just put this tape on my road bike. Soooo nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-17, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By screamtone

I've done exactly this with my SIDI's.

I've done exactly this with my SIDI's.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-16, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,912
Posted By screamtone

Anyone here with a non-disc Solace here been able...

Anyone here with a non-disc Solace here been able to fit 700X28 tires on their bike? I emailed Scott and they said 25's were the largest tires spec'd for that frame, but it might work depending on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-16, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,912
Posted By screamtone

They gray crankset doesn't standout too much, but...

They gray crankset doesn't standout too much, but there's also that same shade of gray with the Ultegra wheels, so it all kind of works.

I could not believe how heavy that stock crankset was when...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-16, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,912
Posted By screamtone

I have a 2015 Solace 30, and I love it. I...

I have a 2015 Solace 30, and I love it. I replaced the stock wheels with Ultegra's, and the crank with Ultegra, and that took over a pound off the bike.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-16, 09:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,372
Posted By screamtone

I have a Windstopper jacket that I've used for...

I have a Windstopper jacket that I've used for years. I'm guessing it's a "Windstopper Active Shell" after reading the above post. I wear it down to 40 degrees F, but it's overkill in the 50's if...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-16, 08:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,513
Posted By screamtone

This. I just got this wheel set myself, and...

This.

I just got this wheel set myself, and I'd read tons of stuff on the internet telling me I'd be stranded if I ever flatted because it is absolutely impossible to ever actually mount a tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-16, 08:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,880
Posted By screamtone

You have a glove drawer?

You have a glove drawer?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-16, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By screamtone

I had some Corsa Lights, and eventually started...

I had some Corsa Lights, and eventually started breaking spokes, as well. They lasted me about year before they became unreliable. That was after about 4k miles. Breaking spokes after "a couple of K...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-16, 08:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,298
Posted By screamtone

That's aluminum, right?

That's aluminum, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-16, 08:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,298
Posted By screamtone

If you can find a 2015 Scott Solace 30, it should...

If you can find a 2015 Scott Solace 30, it should be in that price range. Crankset isn't 105, though. It's Shimano, but not from one of the named groups. It's an endurance geometry carbon frame, so I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-16, 10:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 981
Posted By screamtone

Big bike sale on 2015 models right now at Jenson...

Big bike sale on 2015 models right now at Jenson USA. I came really close to ordering a bike tonight.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-16, 09:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,230
Posted By screamtone

Where is everybody riding that you get so many...

Where is everybody riding that you get so many flats, why do you need to tighten bolts on a ride, and why do you how much your seatpost bag weighs in grams?

Personally, a carry a tube, glueless...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-16, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By screamtone

I noticed that Nashbar and Performance haven't...

I noticed that Nashbar and Performance haven't totally updated their pricing yet. Nashbar has the Ultegra wheels as retail $399, our price $449. Must be an IT thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-16, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By screamtone

Shimano Retail Price Drops

No thread about this yet? It looks look some US online retailers have updated to the new prices. Example: Ultegra wheelset now retails in the US for $399, discounted to $329 at Competitive Cyclist....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-15, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,669
Posted By screamtone

Yep. I just bought a Scott Solace 30 that has...

Yep. I just bought a Scott Solace 30 that has that crank set. The rest of the components are 105. If I keep it through the spring, I'll leave it on.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-15, 12:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,401
Posted By screamtone

Where did you find a Vortex Smart for $300?

Where did you find a Vortex Smart for $300?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-15, 07:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,401
Posted By screamtone

I got cash and some scratch-off tickets. Using...

I got cash and some scratch-off tickets. Using the cash and my $15 in lottery winnings for a new saddle for my Scott. The one that it came with is awful.

That's all I got.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-15, 10:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,965
Posted By screamtone

Sorry about your loss, but Happy NBD! Am I...

Sorry about your loss, but Happy NBD!

Am I right to assume the e30 in your username is related to your car? I drive an e46, and I used to drive an e24.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-15, 08:52 PM
Replies: 19,113
Views: 3,919,402
Posted By screamtone

I got some of these. It was 67 degrees today, two...

I got some of these. It was 67 degrees today, two days before Xmas.

http://www.thehappyathlete.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/sidi_hydrogtx_feature-600x369.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-15, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19,113
Views: 3,919,402
Posted By screamtone

One of these: ...

One of these:

http://feedthehabit.feedthehabitcom.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/scottSolace30Side.jpg

Plus some Giro New Road clothes for commuting from Steep and Cheap, and a Black...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-15, 10:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,963
Posted By screamtone

Just bought the 500 bundle (cadence sensor and HR...

Just bought the 500 bundle (cadence sensor and HR strap) at Nashbar for $194 after the 22% off discount for Black Friday. The bundle was $279 pre-discount this morning, but when I checked again about...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-15, 08:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,928
Posted By screamtone

I know the OP asked for one, but here's three:...

I know the OP asked for one, but here's three: Bibs, carbon soled shoes, and losing weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-15, 10:50 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 11,461
Posted By screamtone

Agreed, but potentially giving $480 worth of free...

Agreed, but potentially giving $480 worth of free gear and/or discounts per year to tens of thousands of people is a ballsy move. By "ballsy," I mean "not very well thought out." I don't know a...
04-07-15, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 641,488
Posted By screamtone

I haven't heard "AYHSMB" in six years or so....

I haven't heard "AYHSMB" in six years or so. Thanks, I guess.
04-07-15, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 490,973
Posted By screamtone

Cheap-ass Bell Universal Water Bottle Cage for a...

Cheap-ass Bell Universal Water Bottle Cage for a track frame without braze-on's.

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41RJvfM%2BrKL._SY450_.jpg

Then, I bought this on Chainlove when I was...
03-29-15, 07:51 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 29,660
Posted By screamtone

$187 to get a 27 lb. Thruster? I bought a Pista...

$187 to get a 27 lb. Thruster? I bought a Pista on CL last month for $200.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-15, 09:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,324
Posted By screamtone

Getting LBS to install parts bought online - Opinions?

Some recent upgrade threads have me asking this question: How do you feel about buying parts from PBK, Merlin, etc., and asking your LBS to install them? Thinking about a groupset upgrade, and I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-15, 10:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,275
Posted By screamtone

I have a couple of extra small Timbuk2 messengers...

I have a couple of extra small Timbuk2 messengers that hold pretty much exactly what you describe. They're nylon and super small, so not super hot. I'm in a super humid climate (Ohio Valley), as...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-15, 10:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,420
Posted By screamtone

In my club, everyone starts at the same time and...

In my club, everyone starts at the same time and we just naturally split into really fast/kind of fast/relaxed pace groups. Captains are supposed to sweep, though some don't.

At the end of the...
03-01-15, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By screamtone

The OP is talking about Shimano SPD-SL cleats. ...

The OP is talking about Shimano SPD-SL cleats.

http://media.rei.com/media/s/1145957.jpg
07-20-14, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 127,708
Posted By screamtone

Tonight, it's Kirkland Malbec.

Tonight, it's Kirkland Malbec.
07-15-14, 10:51 PM
Replies: 24,513
Views: 1,992,965
Posted By screamtone

HA! Actually, I'm lucky enough to set my own...

HA! Actually, I'm lucky enough to set my own hours, and I work for a non-profit so small that I'm the only person that works in the office currently. I'm working on changing everything to a "work at...
07-15-14, 10:05 PM
Replies: 24,513
Views: 1,992,965
Posted By screamtone

Today, I was riding my bike to work and I said to...

Today, I was riding my bike to work and I said to myself, "It's way too nice outside to be stuck in an office today." Then I said to myself, "**** it," and I went to the park.
...
07-04-14, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By screamtone

Well, I lubed the pivot points and cable, checked...

Well, I lubed the pivot points and cable, checked the cable tension, and checked the derailieur adjustment. I also cleaned everything up real well and put on a new chain, since that was already on my...
07-04-14, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By screamtone

Ultegra 9-speed STI Front wont shift to small ring.

When I was riding yesterday, my front Ultegra STI shifter wouldn't shift back down to the small chainring. I was able to give the deraileur a tap with my shoe while riding and it shifted down. The...
06-18-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By screamtone

Dry pedal threads where the spindle screws into...

Dry pedal threads where the spindle screws into the crank arm, maybe? Try taking off your pedals, greasing the threads on the spindles, and reinstalling.
06-17-14, 10:08 PM
Replies: 24,513
Views: 1,992,965
Posted By screamtone

My blinky flew off when I hit a bump. I heard it...

My blinky flew off when I hit a bump. I heard it hit the ground, so I turned around to grab it. I guess the car behind me ran over it, because this is all I could find.
...
06-11-14, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 490,973
Posted By screamtone

A friend of mine uses one, so I thought I'd try...

A friend of mine uses one, so I thought I'd try it out. I bought a used bike on CL that came with a Selle Royal that is a real ass-hatchet. I need something with a little bit of cushioning when I'm...
06-11-14, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4,643
Views: 490,973
Posted By screamtone

http://media.rei.com/media/aa/8e35c129-128d-481b-8...

http://media.rei.com/media/aa/8e35c129-128d-481b-873f-bf6a37a84b0b.jpg

http://www.excelsports.com/Gallery/100055-1.jpg

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b289/cewtwo/IMG_0320_zpsb0e76130.jpg
05-24-13, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By screamtone

There's one of those here in Louisville. You can...

There's one of those here in Louisville. You can rent it as a group and go bar hopping on it.
Forum: Commuting
10-11-11, 11:45 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 43,406
Posted By screamtone

I just read this entire thread. It made me smile,...

I just read this entire thread. It made me smile, many times.

This is what it's about... having fun with bikes.

Thanks for the happy thread, Borobike!
Forum: Commuting
10-11-11, 10:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,309
Posted By screamtone

0.4 miles according to Google Maps.

0.4 miles according to Google Maps.
07-17-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By screamtone

I used to have one. I liked it a lot, but it was...

I used to have one. I liked it a lot, but it was definitely geared too low for my situation. I think I sold mine for $275 after riding it as a spare/rain/winter bike for less than a year. Like a...
06-08-11, 09:00 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 900,291
Posted By screamtone

They were on the sidewalk, but the sidewalk was...

They were on the sidewalk, but the sidewalk was on the perimeter of a medium size park, so it's not like there was a ton of foot traffic from shops, bars, etc. Maybe they were going to patrol the...
06-08-11, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 900,291
Posted By screamtone

I passed a bike cop training ride on my way home...

I passed a bike cop training ride on my way home from a club ride. There were about 25 of them and they were all riding on the sidewalk.
06-08-11, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,650
Posted By screamtone

I feel pretty good about 28's, but lets see if...

I feel pretty good about 28's, but lets see if anyone else has an opinion.
06-08-11, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,650
Posted By screamtone

I just got one a month ago. You might get a 28 on...

I just got one a month ago. You might get a 28 on there, but I doubt you could get a 32. 25's are already pretty tight.

It has lugs for a rack, but I haven't tried one yet. HTH.

It's a pretty...
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