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Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-19, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,314
Posted By jerman

So stoked. Been watching vids.. reading. Can't...

So stoked. Been watching vids.. reading. Can't wait....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,314
Posted By jerman

Thanks, and I will answer your questions as...

Thanks, and I will answer your questions as directly as I can...
I am an off the shelf sized guy.. 5'10" 170# 54.5 TT length. 31" jeans inseam. Have half a dozen bikes, all 54's and one 55, they...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,314
Posted By jerman

OK, the BMC Roadmachine 01-Three is ordered. ...

OK, the BMC Roadmachine 01-Three is ordered.

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 12:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,314
Posted By jerman

No doubt, Trek makes a wonderful bike. Just...

No doubt, Trek makes a wonderful bike. Just leaning towards another make not seen quite as often.
Looked at Moots and other Ti makes, talked to Seven. For the same money, the weight saving with...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,314
Posted By jerman

Thank you, yes in a good position for getting a...

Thank you, yes in a good position for getting a great bike. And thanks for the recommendations.

I saw steel Colnago and Bianchi frames at Colorado Cyclist, Excel or Competitive, but they didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,314
Posted By jerman

Help with new bike recommendation

Hello.


Considering a new disc road bike. The disc Felt VR4 I have is not as efficient or comfortable on the road as my Look caliper braked bike, so want to make the Felt strictly for gravel and...
01-19-19, 01:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,414
Posted By jerman

Yes, i stored my '85 Miyata 912 in the apartment....

Yes, i stored my '85 Miyata 912 in the apartment. And yes, my new wife of two years thought it was weird and did not approve.. but it is the only way to keep a ride in near perfect shape. For 5 years...
01-17-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By jerman

With a serial number of cc 17XX then a backwards...

With a serial number of cc 17XX then a backwards 'c', does that give anymore info on the bike?
Do those small 'c's' have any meaning or designation?

Any links or suggestions how to obtain that...
01-15-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By jerman

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01-13-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By jerman

Thank you! It is in incredible shape. The...

Thank you! It is in incredible shape. The fellow at the shop said this guy made it his personal project and by the items used to assemble and the looks of the finished product, I believe it.
It is...
01-13-19, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By jerman

Bianchi.. info?

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06-29-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By jerman

I mentioned I did what you suggested after this...

I mentioned I did what you suggested after this second drop experience...



But the chain jamming into the crevice between the crank and frame requiring the pulling of the crank is not user...
06-28-18, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By jerman

Felt VR5W Chain Jam

Anyone have a problem with chain-drop in the front jamming between the crank assembly and the frame?
My wife's VR5W did this and the bottom bracket had to be loosened to free the chain. It was...
12-29-16, 11:26 PM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 657,130
Posted By jerman

Felt VR4 pick it up tmrw.. ...

Felt VR4
pick it up tmrw..

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12-29-16, 12:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,406
Posted By jerman

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmen...

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New VR4 made it to the shop and got to see it today. So stoked! The red is beautiful, not washed out or orangy at...
12-27-16, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,327
Posted By jerman

That is very, very funny.. hopefully not 100%...

That is very, very funny.. hopefully not 100% true, hope that these changes do bring some improvements.
Thanks for making my day..
12-27-16, 09:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,406
Posted By jerman

Thanks for the feedback, that's some great info. ...

Thanks for the feedback, that's some great info. One thing that was mentioned in the Felt research I did was that some vibration was noticed in the front on hard downhill breaking. You didn't...
12-13-16, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,327
Posted By jerman

Hi.. so, question please. I come from a...

Hi.. so, question please.
I come from a strictly road and clincher background but just placed an order for a Felt VR4 with hydralic brakes.
When you say switch to road wheels, the Renegadelite has...
12-12-16, 02:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,406
Posted By jerman

After looking for a bike that could connect some...

After looking for a bike that could connect some really good road-biking roads through several miles of rough gravel roads, I settled on the Felt VR4 (so, about 90% good roads to 10% bad). The Zipp...
05-10-13, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By jerman

Center catilever?

Interesting.. I'm sure 27mm tires would fit. Any idea if those would mount and function on a '94 Ti Center Cantilever bike?
05-10-13, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By jerman

Thanks

Thanks for the replies, I do appreciate the feedback.

I talked to some people and then talked to the mechanic working on the bike again. I decided to go ahead with the Avids the mechanic...
05-10-13, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By jerman

Thanks for the replies. After talking to the...

Thanks for the replies. After talking to the mechanic at the bike shop some more, I have a set of top of the line Avid brakes coming in. These are supposed to be used by cyclecross racers and have...
05-09-13, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By jerman

Magura

Thanks. So, do you know if these are readily available and do you any idea what it would cost to get these? Would they be markedly better than Avid's?
Thanks again
05-09-13, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By jerman

$250

Yes, $250 seems high but I really don't know what a good quality set of brakes goes for.
05-09-13, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By jerman

Brake recomendations

Hello. I have a '94 tandem frame and am looking to replace its 1998 center pull cantilever brakes.
As disc is not an option due to the frame not being compatible for it, what type of a brakeset...
05-09-13, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By jerman

Hello. I'm sorry, afraid I may not be able to...

Hello. I'm sorry, afraid I may not be able to provide too many specifics and the bike is in the shop so I don't have pictures.

It is a Santana frame from 1994. The brakes are center pull...
05-09-13, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By jerman

Brake Upgrade

I am looking to replace a ~15 year old rim brake set. Any recommendations what would be a good upgrade for rim brakes?

I've seen an Avid set on cycle-cross bikes that would be good, but it pushes...
05-08-13, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By jerman

Decals

Would someone please be able to direct me where I could find Santana decals?

Also, after these are applied does anyone know if clear coat would be appropriate for polished titanium?
Thanks
05-01-13, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By jerman

1998 Santana Ti? 3K

I was nearly ready to pull the trigger on a new da Vinci steel, but an aquaintance has just put his 1998 Santana titanium tandem on the market.

The size is right and it is in perfect condition,...
12-19-12, 06:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,953
Posted By jerman

Thanks for all the replies and the good info. ...

Thanks for all the replies and the good info. From what it looks like, get a carbon if it's in the budget and you're going to ride it pretty often. Other than that, steel makes a fine tandem. This...
12-19-12, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By jerman

Good info... Beautiful bike!

Good info... Beautiful bike!
12-09-12, 06:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,953
Posted By jerman

Frame material

Hello.
So, I been reading and there are many opionions that say to buy an expensive tandem, that you won't regret it.
I am about sold on a daVinci, I think the ICS is perfect for my stoker and my...
10-09-12, 12:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,044
Posted By jerman

Yes, I see the material explaining what you're...

Yes, I see the material explaining what you're describing. I began with a steel bike and it was nice. I went to an Alu bike and it was lighter. Then I went to a carbon bike and smooth is how I...
10-08-12, 07:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,044
Posted By jerman

Thanks.. you think that's just due to the carbon...

Thanks.. you think that's just due to the carbon frame.. ??
Jerry
10-08-12, 07:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,044
Posted By jerman

The freedom to move around sounds very valuable...

The freedom to move around sounds very valuable for long rides and to enhance comfort. That's one reason I posted this question... to me it seems like it's a great option well worth the money.
So,...
10-08-12, 06:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,044
Posted By jerman

Hi Nigel, We don't have what I consider a...

Hi Nigel,

We don't have what I consider a lot of hills here, just rollers. The T-200 fits fine and the color of metallic red is something you just don't see anymore - truthfully, it's why I...
10-08-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,044
Posted By jerman

Hello. Thank you for all the insiteful replies.....

Hello. Thank you for all the insiteful replies.. helpful and appreciated.

Looking at 60 to 100miles on Saturdays, 30 or so on Sundays, and if off during the week any then 60+..
Touring will...
10-06-12, 11:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,044
Posted By jerman

Weigh in on a tandem...

Hello..
Looking to get a tandem as I now have a stoker. I'm 170# and have ridden for 10yrs, don't live in the mountains but may vacation. She's a newer rider but a good athlete. We really enjoy...
10-17-11, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,179
Posted By jerman

I bought a '92 to '95 steel Trek T200 Fast Track...

I bought a '92 to '95 steel Trek T200 Fast Track 7 speed with bar-end shifters in May. It sounds like yours, kept indoors and cleaned and maintained more than it was ridden - beautiful red paint...
10-13-11, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,657
Posted By jerman

Thanks again. The Co-Motion Primera looks like a...

Thanks again. The Co-Motion Primera looks like a lot of quality bike for the money and that's not even addressing the pre-owned market, but I haven't found a lot of used tandems for sale out there. ...
10-12-11, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,657
Posted By jerman

Thanks for all of the replies. The Velocity...

Thanks for all of the replies.
The Velocity Dyads showed up at the shop two days ago so I had to make a desicion before reading all the replies. I OK'ed the mechanic to rebuild the rear wheel...
10-11-11, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,657
Posted By jerman

Take 140mm to 145mm?

I bought a '92 to '95 steel Trek Fast-Track T200 7-speed tandem a couple of months ago. I have ridden it around the neighborhood a couple of times then sent it to the shop for bar, brake, and...
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