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07-10-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By cs1

lol

lol
07-09-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By cs1

But itís for my 24 year old daughter who as no...

But itís for my 24 year old daughter who as no desire to do anything but click the shifter. If it was me I prefer friction.
07-09-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 48,988
Posted By cs1

Wait, you mean red doesnít go faster?

Wait, you mean red doesnít go faster?
07-09-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By cs1

That is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks

That is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks
07-09-19, 03:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,813
Posted By cs1

I have always been leery of FSA cranks. In the...

I have always been leery of FSA cranks. In the beginning they were having some serious QC issues. Iím glad to hear things have been taken care of. They are very nice looking as far as cranksets go....
07-09-19, 03:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By cs1

6 speed indexed freewheel

The title was a mouthful. Does anyone know if you can use a Shimano 6 speed indexed shifter with 6 speed freewheel not a cassette. I have no idea if the spacing is the same. Getting a bike for my...
07-09-19, 03:18 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 48,988
Posted By cs1

You realize I was kidding. I wish there was a...

You realize I was kidding. I wish there was a smart ass emoji.
07-08-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 48,988
Posted By cs1

Kind of but not quite true. If the popular wheel...

Kind of but not quite true. If the popular wheel size is say 27Ē or a 700C thatís what goes on every size they make. Because an XS with 700C wheels is so much faster!
07-05-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 48,988
Posted By cs1

They really are great bikes. It makes me wonder...

They really are great bikes. It makes me wonder why 26Ē bikes died the way they did.
06-23-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,078
Posted By cs1

The LHT is just too versatile to pass up. Surly...

The LHT is just too versatile to pass up. Surly has been making it without change forever and selling every single one. You can get it in disc or rim brake version. Truthfully I love cantilevers.
06-16-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,488
Posted By cs1

Iím glad nobody else is around to hear me...

Iím glad nobody else is around to hear me laughing out loud over that one. Maybe the best answer yet on all of BF. Touchť my friend.
06-16-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,622
Posted By cs1

Honestly properly set up cantilevers perform...

Honestly properly set up cantilevers perform great. I use them instead of V-brakes. Cantis donít have to be spaced as close to the rim as a V and give far more clearance in sloppy conditions. But to...
06-16-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,488
Posted By cs1

For those of us who grew up in the seventies all...

For those of us who grew up in the seventies all the great products we have available today didnít exist. So we made due with what we had. Some still do.
06-14-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 48,988
Posted By cs1

Me three.

Me three.
06-14-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By cs1

I saw those this morning. The look great. Does...

I saw those this morning. The look great. Does anyone know if itís possible to take an Ultegra or 105 and put a longer axle in them to fit a 135mm spacing?
06-14-19, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By cs1

Wheelset Advice

While not a true vintage question it is relevant. I am in search of a non-disc wheelset in 135mm for a cantilever brake build. After searching it seems like 135mm rear with a 10mm QR is dead and...
06-01-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,528
Posted By cs1

Giant Escape Off Road

Has anyone used an Escape on any kind of off road use? Iím not talking about serious single track, just light off road. I grew up with Eighties MTBs which were all rigid and didnít have particularly...
05-26-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By cs1

Kind of Japanese practicality meets Dutch...

Kind of Japanese practicality meets Dutch aesthetics.
05-26-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By cs1

He who hesitates waits. The economy is booming....

He who hesitates waits. The economy is booming. Do it before the price goes even higher.
05-12-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,093
Posted By cs1

Trek has 2 disc versions this year.

Trek has 2 disc versions this year.
05-10-19, 04:19 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,716
Posted By cs1

I was very close to buying one. They look great....

I was very close to buying one. They look great. But the price is out of line with his competition. Everything is extra on the bags. You can easily drop $400 - $500 on a front bag with no trouble.
05-02-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 936
Posted By cs1

Maybe I wasn’t too clear. The special page on the...

Maybe I wasn’t too clear. The special page on the VO site is different than pricing on the dealer’s site. VO specials are overstocks and close out items. I was referring to MAP, manufactures...
04-29-19, 03:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,838
Posted By cs1

They are original ďjack of all tradesĒ bikes. The...

They are original ďjack of all tradesĒ bikes. The Cross Check is the king.
04-22-19, 03:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By cs1

I could never understand why anyone would get a...

I could never understand why anyone would get a hybrid with a suspension fork in the first place over a MTB. The typical fork they use is junk. I would always get a MTB and change tires to something...
04-21-19, 04:19 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 22,451
Posted By cs1

Material engineering as in any industry or as it...

Material engineering as in any industry or as it pertains to bicycling?
04-21-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By cs1

Crankset Thread Tap

Does anyone know if what size threads the dust cap is on a standard crank and can you buy a tap to clean out one thatís in need of it?
04-16-19, 02:35 PM
04-13-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 22,451
Posted By cs1

Shimanoís distribution system should be illegal....

Shimanoís distribution system should be illegal. They do everything they can to stifle competition. I canít see how Campy has lasted as long as they have.
04-13-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 22,451
Posted By cs1

Honesty the enthusiast buys higher end parts. But...

Honesty the enthusiast buys higher end parts. But lets face it the average bike is probably using Sora or Tiagra which is much less and should be in stock. But it seems like the LBS has given up the...
04-10-19, 03:48 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 22,451
Posted By cs1

Agreed 100% about the sampling. Thatís the...

Agreed 100% about the sampling. Thatís the problem with the internet. Only really bad experiences get reported. We take for granted that services will be provided perfectly. When they are we go our...
04-10-19, 03:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 936
Posted By cs1

Velo Orange Pricing

For all the free market types here, myself included, why donít I ever see new VO parts at a discount? I have a saved search on eBay for VO cranks. Unless itís a used crank they never vary form 100%...
04-05-19, 03:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 40,161
Posted By cs1

Why not revive an old thread just for fun. I just...

Why not revive an old thread just for fun. I just saw a Eurotour with a stuck seatpost for about $60. But I didnít feel lucky enough to get it out.
04-01-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,171
Posted By cs1

As much as I want to believe it 99.9% off all the...

As much as I want to believe it 99.9% off all the people I see on drop bars are on the flats. Don't get me wrong I have several bikes with drops. I spend 90% of my riding time on the flats and brake...
03-24-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 19,344
Posted By cs1

We might as well keep it going for another 10...

We might as well keep it going for another 10 years.
03-13-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,993
Posted By cs1

Neither one of those bikes has changed at all...

Neither one of those bikes has changed at all since they came out. So anything relevant then still today.
03-09-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,998
Posted By cs1

I agree. At one time though a Rivendell style...

I agree. At one time though a Rivendell style bike was mainstream.
03-08-19, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By cs1

Try contacting the manufacturer. That’s usually...

Try contacting the manufacturer. That’s usually the best way to proceed.
03-08-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,448
Posted By cs1

I have faced the same problems deciding on what...

I have faced the same problems deciding on what to make or buy. The only difference is I donít have the same fit issues. But I have a vanity problem. Because I have always been involved in side...
03-08-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,080
Posted By cs1

I believe wheelchair tires are basically just a...

I believe wheelchair tires are basically just a 650C. Hope that helps.
03-07-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By cs1

Thatís a statement with a question mark. Are you...

Thatís a statement with a question mark. Are you asking me what Iím willing to pay or telling me itís more than I will pay?
03-07-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,288
Posted By cs1

Thanks for the heads up.

Thanks for the heads up.
03-07-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By cs1

What exactly is a gravel rated fork?

What exactly is a gravel rated fork?
03-07-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,159
Posted By cs1

The R10 in silver looks really nice.

The R10 in silver looks really nice.
03-07-19, 04:47 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,998
Posted By cs1

For their intended purpose Rivendell is perfect...

For their intended purpose Rivendell is perfect albeit pricey. The head tube and rim brakes work perfectly. I ride in the rain and have NEVER had a problem with cantilever brakes. Manufacturers...
03-07-19, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By cs1

I wouldn’t call it ghetto. But yes it has been...

I wouldn’t call it ghetto. But yes it has been done. MTB front derailleurs work well seeing as that’s what they’re designed for. You could just use the triple and adjust the limit screws so you don’t...
03-07-19, 04:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,653
Posted By cs1

Probably never read past the CX part. I am 100%...

Probably never read past the CX part. I am 100% sure he isnít a troll.
03-07-19, 04:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,288
Posted By cs1

Rest assured I didnít dig it up to bag on you. I...

Rest assured I didnít dig it up to bag on you. I was doing a search on the frame to see about buying one. I just happened to see the canti remark. Sorry if you were offended.
03-06-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,288
Posted By cs1

Only if you donít know how to adjust them.

Only if you donít know how to adjust them.
02-26-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,159
Posted By cs1

Microshift gets a bad rap from the Shimano guys...

Microshift gets a bad rap from the Shimano guys in particular. I guess they forgot when Campy was the only game in town. Shimano was basically the Microshift of their era.
02-25-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,159
Posted By cs1

Actually that is made by Microshift for Sun. You...

Actually that is made by Microshift for Sun. You can see itís an R10 knuckle with a different cage and very polished.
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