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07-10-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 785
Posted By Jicafold

The Scott webpage says to go to the local dealer...

The Scott webpage says to go to the local dealer first, which there is one. I'll go by my preferred shop first, Action Bikes in San Antonio, then to the local dealer to see what they say. Thank you.
07-09-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 785
Posted By Jicafold

Yes. As stated in my first post, the outside is...

Yes. As stated in my first post, the outside is totally flat and smooth.
07-09-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 785
Posted By Jicafold

Wow, I wasn't looking for a refund or even...

Wow, I wasn't looking for a refund or even mentioned one. I was just wondering why it was there.
07-09-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 785
Posted By Jicafold

I just bought this bike used yesterday. I have...

I just bought this bike used yesterday. I have no idea of the history. I was going to take it to the local shop, but I thought I would start here.
07-09-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 785
Posted By Jicafold

Carbon frame manufacturing defect?

So I have this 2011 Scott Contessa CR1 Team. Carbon frame. Hardly a mark on it. The middle of the top tube though has a weird line in it. Looks like it was just the way the carbon layed up. It's...
07-03-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Jicafold

7 Speed Downtube Shifter Function

So I have a set of Shimano 600 7 speed downtube shifters. Left friction side works well. I cannot get the right side to index. They grey ring on the right side was moving with the shift lever. So...
06-15-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19,168
Views: 3,129,265
Posted By Jicafold

$1500 Walmart bike. Oh...and $250 shipping. I...

$1500 Walmart bike. Oh...and $250 shipping. I wrote him and he said "THIS particular bike, yellow in color, has been discontinued at Walmart, for a while now. This one is rare." Amazing how he...
06-12-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 552
Posted By Jicafold

So that's 3 votes for safe and 1 vote for unsafe.

So that's 3 votes for safe and 1 vote for unsafe.
06-11-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 552
Posted By Jicafold

Yes, that would be a good explanation. But no...

Yes, that would be a good explanation. But no seat tube obstruction appears. Not sure if that was the original 2 bolt attachment on top or not. I have seen that pressfit type of attachment...
06-11-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 552
Posted By Jicafold

Necessity is the mother of invention

So I bought an older big tube Cannondale road bike the other day. This is the seatpost that was in it. Looks like someone really needed a seatpost. Strange but true. Not sure how it is fused together...
06-08-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,930
Posted By Jicafold

I used to be occasionally "snarky" on here to...

I used to be occasionally "snarky" on here to some I thought deserved it, you know, the pompous ones all full of themselves. Of course those people don't actually know who they are because they...
05-20-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By Jicafold

Might be that Saleve.

Might be that Saleve.
05-20-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By Jicafold

Seatpost diameter appears to be 26.0 or 26.2. I...

Seatpost diameter appears to be 26.0 or 26.2. I do not see a serial number on the frame...particularly under the bottom bracket. Nada.
05-20-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By Jicafold

Are they not supposed to have a G.S. on them on...

Are they not supposed to have a G.S. on them on the other calipers arm?
05-19-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By Jicafold

Thank you. But the marks you see on the downtube...

Thank you. But the marks you see on the downtube are actually decal residue rather than scratches. Still could have been repainted though. I would like to put new decals on it....not sure what the...
05-19-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By Jicafold

What Mercier is this?

So I picked this up. I don't know why. Maybe Covid boredom. It had a flat bar on it which I took off. Mismatched wheels. However, It has Campy brakes and front derailleur. Galli rear...
05-15-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,029
Posted By Jicafold

And take pictures from the drive side… That’s...

And take pictures from the drive side… That’s where the components are.
05-15-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By Jicafold

It cannot remain exactly the same as you are...

It cannot remain exactly the same as you are removing material. However, this would be a relatively negligible amount and your existing bearings would still work just fine. They would contact the...
05-13-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 957
Posted By Jicafold

It is also available in a 61cm size. If he is...

It is also available in a 61cm size. If he is 6'4" and you recommend the 58cm...what height would even possibly need to be to ride the 61cm? 7 feet tall?
...
05-13-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,543
Posted By Jicafold

Don't sweat it. You'll be fine.

Don't sweat it. You'll be fine.
05-13-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By Jicafold

Do you have a photo of what you are trying to...

Do you have a photo of what you are trying to reproduce?
05-13-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 957
Posted By Jicafold

Any shop that sells a 58cm to someone who is 6'4"...

Any shop that sells a 58cm to someone who is 6'4" is either knows nothing about sizing or was lying to you just to move merchandise.
05-13-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,007
Posted By Jicafold

My mistake. It is the Synapse feminine 5 on page...

My mistake. It is the Synapse feminine 5 on page 71. The carbon Synapse is labeled specifically as carbon. This model they are selling, the Synapse feminine 5 is aluminum.
...
05-12-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,007
Posted By Jicafold

Unscrupulous seller

Seller on Craigslist claims this is a 2017 and made of carbon fiber. It is a 2009 and made of aluminum. It's on page 71 of the Cannondale 2009 catalog. When I presented this information to them in a...
05-12-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19,168
Views: 3,129,265
Posted By Jicafold

Seller claims this is a 2017 and made of carbon...

Seller claims this is a 2017 and made of carbon fiber. It is a 2009 and made of aluminum. It's on page 71 of the Cannondale 2009 catalog. When I presented this information to them in a polite manner,...
05-11-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By Jicafold

Well, it's not the tire size...it's the wheel...

Well, it's not the tire size...it's the wheel size.



Is she trying to put her feet flat while stradling the top bar of the frame? or the seat? I've seen many a beginner try to put their feet...
05-11-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 107
Posted By Jicafold

Modern Cannondale serial numbers?

Does anyone know how to decode a modern / new Cannondale serial number? The number, as told to me, is 91RHST51. Specifically....what year is it?
04-17-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By Jicafold

Thank you. I was concerned about long term...

Thank you. I was concerned about long term durability and ride quality.
04-17-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By Jicafold

Yes, I know the 5500 and 5200 frames were the...

Yes, I know the 5500 and 5200 frames were the same. Interesting comment about the warranty. So if one of the aluminum brake cable guides on the frame has some corrosion and there is some peeling...
04-17-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,778
Posted By Jicafold

I don’t understand if this is a comment or...

I don’t understand if this is a comment or complaint. It’s not true that they were asking a higher price than would be otherwise… If that’s the price the public is willing to pay… then that’s the...
04-17-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By Jicafold

Old vs New Carbon Fiber Frames

So I happened across a pair of early carbon Treks. 2003 model 5500 and a 2004 model 5200. I know opinions on these probably vary wildly, however, what you think about these early carbon fiber Treks...
04-17-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By Jicafold

Old vs new Carbon fiber frames

So I happened across a pair of early carbon Treks. 2003 model 5500 and a 2004 model 5200. I know opinions on these probably vary wildly, however, what you think about these early carbon fiber Treks...
04-10-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,011
Posted By Jicafold

That would have to be a nice friend to watch his...

That would have to be a nice friend to watch his bike for 30 minutes while he goes grocery shopping.
04-10-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,526
Posted By Jicafold

Isn't there a new forum for this? ...

Isn't there a new forum for this?

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/announcement-new-coronavirus-forum-bf.html
04-09-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,130
Posted By Jicafold

It's not really semantics. An entry level road...

It's not really semantics. An entry level road bike from a company such as Giant, would be the lowest cost road bike model. Is there such a thing as sub-entry level? Not so. If you really are not...
04-09-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,947
Posted By Jicafold

And I have one of those.... ...

And I have one of those....

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04-09-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,130
Posted By Jicafold

True. But dollar amounts aside, he mentions the...

True. But dollar amounts aside, he mentions the Giant Contend AR 1 as an entry level consideration. I would consider the Giant Contend 3 entry level. There are 5 bikes under the AR1 in the Giant...
04-09-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 10,947
Posted By Jicafold

In issue 5, 2019 Bicycling they had an article...

In issue 5, 2019 Bicycling they had an article about the steel Motobecane Gran Premio. I'm sure there are others.
...
04-09-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By Jicafold

Are you aware of any study indicating that a...

Are you aware of any study indicating that a virus affects paint quality?
04-09-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,130
Posted By Jicafold

You consider over $2000 to be entry level?

You consider over $2000 to be entry level?
04-07-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By Jicafold

Still waiting to clear coat. I buggered up one...

Still waiting to clear coat. I buggered up one of the decals on the other side. So I'm waiting for a replacement. I used that 2K Spray Max once before. Eh...it's ok.
04-07-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By Jicafold

So....you are afraid to start working on this...

So....you are afraid to start working on this frame because you may die before it's done?
04-06-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 527
Posted By Jicafold

How can you ride 2 - 3 x per week and only get 50...

How can you ride 2 - 3 x per week and only get 50 miles per year? Why do you feel a need to upgrade the chain?
03-30-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 703
Posted By Jicafold

Sounds like that would be much easier with a bare...

Sounds like that would be much easier with a bare rim without spokes in the way. Not sure that I want to invest that kind of time and effort.
03-30-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 703
Posted By Jicafold

How to clean this aluminum rim?

So I have a set of wheels with Weinmann concave rims. They have some surface corrosion. Spots are more black than than they appear. Anyhow, how can I remove this? I used Mothers Aluminum polish...
03-30-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By Jicafold

Should have done that. I will wet sand around...

Should have done that. I will wet sand around the decals.
03-28-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By Jicafold

Sigh. I knew that was the answer all along. I...

Sigh. I knew that was the answer all along. I just needed someone to say it. I will just need to be very careful. Thank you for your advice
03-28-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By Jicafold

Should I clear coat or not?

Not sure what forum to post this in. I have painted several frames in the past. I just did this Bridgestone. Stripped to bare metal, primer, paint. It was painted with Rustoleum Cherry gloss...
03-27-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,463
Posted By Jicafold

That is awesome! I wish I had those skills.

That is awesome! I wish I had those skills.
03-27-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 724
Posted By Jicafold

Yeah. As previously said above in number 13,...

Yeah. As previously said above in number 13, thatís apples and oranges. AutoZone doesnít provide service. They sell parts. But they donít put your brake pads on your car. A bike shop provides ...
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