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02-02-18, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Cead_tinne

Nice joke. She bought her current bike from...

Nice joke.

She bought her current bike from a LBS. I don't think she go what she needed. She was looking for a commuter bike, and ended up buying a compact bicycle that's really hard to fit...
02-01-18, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,377
Posted By Cead_tinne

New bike for wife

I'm trying to put a new long distance bicycle together for my wife, but I'm have trouble sizing a frame. We took some measurements and used the competitive fit calculator and came up with the below...
08-30-17, 09:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,870
Posted By Cead_tinne

I think you can use either spokes. I used the...

I think you can use either spokes. I used the islabike ones, they matched the front.
06-05-17, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By Cead_tinne

Ok sohow about a Shimano XT 9 Speed Rear...

Ok sohow about a Shimano XT 9 Speed Rear derailleur (medium cage?), 11-34 mountain 10 speed cassette, and a
new ultergra chain with 116 links?
06-04-17, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By Cead_tinne

I'm actually using Shimano STI shifters. The...

I'm actually using Shimano STI shifters. The front crank set is the only thing SRAM. I can't remember why i did that, i think it was for the crank arm length. I like the idea of the mountain...
06-03-17, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By Cead_tinne

I thought 30t was the max even with a long cage ?

I thought 30t was the max even with a long cage ?
06-03-17, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By Cead_tinne

Smaller chainring availability?

Is there a smaller chain ring available for the crank set listed below? I didn't find any options on google. I put my bike together 4 years ago and never imaged I would want any lower gearing, but...
06-03-17, 08:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,870
Posted By Cead_tinne

I meant to mention this last year.......I bought...

I meant to mention this last year.......I bought the woom2 kit and put on my daughters CNOC 14. The woom2 kit comes with the whole wheel, which doesn't fit the CNOC well. BUT...... you the WOOM2...
06-25-16, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,542
Posted By Cead_tinne

looking for towing kids device.

While watching youtube videos of kids on bikes with my daughter, we saw a device for towing a kids bike. It was different than a tailgator, it folded down and the kids front tire strapped to it. It...
06-18-16, 09:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,870
Posted By Cead_tinne

Great info about teeth!

Great info about teeth!
06-17-16, 03:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,870
Posted By Cead_tinne

I'd also love to hear about the woom 2 kit on the...

I'd also love to hear about the woom 2 kit on the cnoc 14. We paid extra for this year's midle with rear hand brakes thinking it was a free wheel. Nope, and that coaster brake drags. Kind of wish...
08-23-14, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By Cead_tinne

The IRD is A correct fork. Soma sells it for...

The IRD is A correct fork. Soma sells it for thier ES right on their website.
08-23-14, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By Cead_tinne

Looking for Soma ES Fork rake opinion

I was going to start my Soma ES build today, but I just noticed I was sent the wrong rake on the fork. Soma recommends 43mm(60cm frame) and I have a 40mm. Is this going to be a big deal? I...
08-10-14, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,250
Posted By Cead_tinne

In an email from Gunnar

In an email from Gunnar
08-09-14, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,250
Posted By Cead_tinne

Gunnar Sport recommended weight

I'm building new commuter bike, most of the parts in the garage now. But I've been waffling on the frame, but I had decided to go for a Gunnar Sport. But it turns out Gunnar recommends a max of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-14, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By Cead_tinne

It looks like i have some research to do. I'll...

It looks like i have some research to do. I'll have to check into which groupsets have an option of a longer crank. thanks everyone.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-14, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By Cead_tinne

I think the only 57mm caliper shimano makes is...

I think the only 57mm caliper shimano makes is the R650. But i can switch to those. I wasn't planning on using the an ultegra crank, because i like longer cranks and Ultegras come in 175mm max.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-14, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By Cead_tinne

Also, if it matters. I mostly use my bike for...

Also, if it matters. I mostly use my bike for commuting 22 miles round trip to work. I do some weekend rides with the wife, usually under 50 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-14, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By Cead_tinne

Check my soma es build list please

I'm getting ready to order everything for my Soma ES build. What am i forgetting? Also if you have any suggestions on changes please let me hear it. I picked most of the stuff on this list from...
07-15-14, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By Cead_tinne

Oh man that sucks..... what did you replace it...

Oh man that sucks..... what did you replace it with?
07-15-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By Cead_tinne

Nice looking bike, I really like that color.

Nice looking bike, I really like that color.
07-15-14, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By Cead_tinne

Stopped quite a few, but it seems larger sizes...

Stopped quite a few, but it seems larger sizes arnet nearly was well stocked as the smaller ones. I did ride a cross check that was a little small, it would probably would have worked out had it...
07-12-14, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By Cead_tinne

Also, if matters I'm not really partial to any...

Also, if matters I'm not really partial to any type of frame material. I'd just like a frame that

Has eyelets for a rear rack,
Can haul 5-10 pounds of cargo on the rack
fit 700x28c or...
07-12-14, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By Cead_tinne

Does the Soma ES frame seem like a good fit?

Does the 62cm soma es seem like a good fit based on my measurements below? If it doesn't can you recommend a different frame or size?
ES | SOMA Fabrications...
06-29-14, 09:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,672
Posted By Cead_tinne

I have thought about that, but the most I ever...

I have thought about that, but the most I ever carry is two bike locks, or change of clothes and my lunch. 10lbs max. I guess it would still be cheaper than buying a second bike.
06-29-14, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,672
Posted By Cead_tinne

An aero rack, Is that really a thing? Would it...

An aero rack, Is that really a thing? Would it be even more taboo to say I built 36h wheels for it, after i trashed the stock pair?
06-27-14, 01:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,672
Posted By Cead_tinne

The LBS went through it, and they said it just...

The LBS went through it, and they said it just need cleaned and lubed which they did. It didn't change anything.
06-26-14, 07:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,672
Posted By Cead_tinne

Oh thats good. I joked about her packing some of...

Oh thats good. I joked about her packing some of the stuff once (locks i think) and she told me I'm the one that needs the exercise not her, she's not packing any extra pounds.

Anyway about...
06-26-14, 01:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,672
Posted By Cead_tinne

I'm just saying some bikes are faster than others.

I'm just saying some bikes are faster than others.
06-26-14, 12:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,672
Posted By Cead_tinne

There's some truth to that, but I'd bet dollars...

There's some truth to that, but
I'd bet dollars to dounuts that I can beat you with my bike if you ride a mountain bike
06-26-14, 12:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,672
Posted By Cead_tinne

I do keep up, but It's close. I still beat her...

I do keep up, but It's close. I still beat her on up hills. I'm just worried a differnt bike might be slower, and I might not keep up at that point.
06-26-14, 07:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,672
Posted By Cead_tinne

I do have a rack. I know it looks odd, and the...

I do have a rack. I know it looks odd, and the bike also handles poorly with an extra 5-10 pounds back there. But I still prefer the rack to a backpack.

Do you know of any bikes that might be...
06-25-14, 09:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,672
Posted By Cead_tinne

Looking for something stiffer, but still quick

I'm thinking about replacing my 05 Specialized Transition. I'd like something a little more stiff, and can handle a little wider tires. The bike groans when i really mash. I've been looking at the...
06-13-14, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Cead_tinne

Thanks, ordered the wheels.

Thanks, ordered the wheels.
06-11-14, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Cead_tinne

I think I have tools to replace the cassette. ...

I think I have tools to replace the cassette. So these wheels should be compatible then?

Shimano Ultegra 6700 Hubs Mavic Open Pro 32h Wheels DT Comp [152614 or 66766] - $279.00 Velomine.com :...
06-11-14, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Cead_tinne

Wheelset, will it work?

My moms wheels has cracks around the eyelets. All I know is she has ultegra rear hub with ten speeds. Do i need to know anything else to buy a new wheel set?

Also, I've been looking at some...
10-26-12, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Cead_tinne

The 12v would be nice. It would be an easy...

The 12v would be nice. It would be an easy battery to replace, or get a bigger battery. After looking at the dinotte set up, i don't thing it will work for me. The battery run time would be too...
10-25-12, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Cead_tinne

Thats a neat idea, I hadn't realized they used...

Thats a neat idea, I hadn't realized they used the same voltage.
10-25-12, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Cead_tinne

All in one lighting system

Does anyone know of a super bright front and rear light that uses the same battery and button to turn on/off? I did some googling, but didn't find anything.
Forum: Commuting
05-04-12, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,614
Posted By Cead_tinne

I'm very happy with my gator skins. I've had...

I'm very happy with my gator skins. I've had them for a little less than 1,000 miles, no flats
04-24-12, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By Cead_tinne

Thanks for the idea, I should have thought of...

Thanks for the idea, I should have thought of that when i was calling around!
04-24-12, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By Cead_tinne

If you find out your LBS has one please let me...

If you find out your LBS has one please let me know. I spend a lot of weekends between Coos Bay and Depoe Bay, is your LBS in that area?

Thanks
04-24-12, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By Cead_tinne

Anywhere to buy single areo spoke?

I need one 275mm 14awg flat/bladed spoke. NONE of the the LBS have them in stock, and special orders come in boxes of 20. Does anyone know where i could buy a single online for cheap'ish? ...
04-17-12, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By Cead_tinne

I did read that article. But I was still...

I did read that article. But I was still confused about what specialized tools i might need.
I'm guessing a BBT-22, and a CWP-7?
04-17-12, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By Cead_tinne

Tools to remove bottom Bracket?

My crank is making a rhythmic squeak. Lithium grease sprayed in the side quiets it down for awhile, but I'm afraid it's way out. Could someone please tell me what tools i need to Pull it out?
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04-17-12, 08:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,528
Posted By Cead_tinne

Thanks for the recommendation. I ended up...

Thanks for the recommendation. I ended up ordering a wheel, my wife didn't wait on me to figure it out. I plan on rebuilding the wheel anyway, I'll check that shop out next week when I'm in...
04-16-12, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 800
Posted By Cead_tinne

I did call a couple LBS about rebuilding the...

I did call a couple LBS about rebuilding the wheel. Life Cycle Bike Shop, my favorite LBS, said it would cost around $250 using a Mavic open pro. Also they wouldn't be able to get to until at...
04-15-12, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 800
Posted By Cead_tinne

Please recommend a new rear wheel

My Wife needs a new rear wheel. The old one was a 32 spoke wheel with Dura ace hubs, and CXP 33 rims.

Does she need a 32 spoke wheel, or would she be better off with, say 28? She's a 115 Lbs
...
04-15-12, 09:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,528
Posted By Cead_tinne

She was getting flats all the time with the OEM...

She was getting flats all the time with the OEM tires. She hasn't got one flat since we put the gatorskins on, although she tells me its a bit rougher ride.

That seems to be the consensus on...
04-14-12, 06:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,528
Posted By Cead_tinne

http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd486/oregon_s...

http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd486/oregon_scubaru/IMG_4738.jpg
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