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08-15-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 54,189
Posted By DorkDisk

Wow, stunning. It has the UV paint to match the...

Wow, stunning. It has the UV paint to match the U+V brakes.
08-14-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 54,189
Posted By DorkDisk

Pink Stumpjumper on the Pink Bridge ...

Pink Stumpjumper on the Pink Bridge

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08-14-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6,554
Views: 1,548,855
Posted By DorkDisk

Shimano chainrings have varying profiles designed...

Shimano chainrings have varying profiles designed to assist shifting which are often mistaken for broken teeth.



STX cranksets are odd, early ones had a wierd (95?) BCD with an odd middle ring...
08-13-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By DorkDisk

For Made-in-USA Cannondale frames only: IMO...

For Made-in-USA Cannondale frames only:

IMO they got better (lighter and more compliant) throughout the years, ending with the Optimo. This one is likely to be lighter and nicer riding than the...
08-09-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 28,085
Posted By DorkDisk

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The office landlord was kind enough to let me stash this '92 Stumpjumper...
08-08-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6,554
Views: 1,548,855
Posted By DorkDisk

25 years together

Built this Breezer in 93/94. It has gone through three worn out wheelsets, two cracked cranksets, one cracked stem, one bent seatpost, one set of broken bar ends, two sets of worn 747 pedals, and...
08-04-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 56,273
Posted By DorkDisk

Yes, that works just as well. It just lacks the...

Yes, that works just as well. It just lacks the built in lever.
08-02-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 56,273
Posted By DorkDisk

8mm hex is a standard, but it could be something...

8mm hex is a standard, but it could be something else. Once you remove the crank bolts, you remove the arms with a cotterless crank puller (CCP-1/22)...
08-01-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,820
Posted By DorkDisk

Seems 92 Specialized has many purple bikes,...

Seems 92 Specialized has many purple bikes, here's my magenta Stumpjumper.

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07-24-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6,554
Views: 1,548,855
Posted By DorkDisk

New MTB double cranks are 24/34, 26/36, or 28/38...

New MTB double cranks are 24/34, 26/36, or 28/38 so they essentially ditch the large ring. XT and above from Shimano come in 165mm

BITD many people ground the teeth off like above to run it as a...
07-22-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6,554
Views: 1,548,855
Posted By DorkDisk

Around this time was when Trek killed bought...

Around this time was when Trek killed bought Bontrager. The Race-lite had this plate; I think this may be a KB influence.
Forum: Commuting
07-22-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,466
Posted By DorkDisk

Like others, I've been on various widths and...

Like others, I've been on various widths and styles since '90 but now I use fat slicks. Maxxis DTH is my current fave, I have four pairs now and need to get some more for my other 26ers. They are...
07-12-19, 04:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,958
Posted By DorkDisk

Once your husband decides to slow down, here are...

Once your husband decides to slow down, here are a few generic tip for beginners:

1) Dial your fit and Position. Start with saddle height and fore/aft, then height, distance, and width
2) Contact...
07-10-19, 04:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,958
Posted By DorkDisk

When I ride with the wife, I pedal really really...

When I ride with the wife, I pedal really really slow. It sometimes feels crazy slow but I value our time together. Ask your husband to slow down. Good riding buddies stay together.

I also...
07-07-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By DorkDisk

Handlebar width is related to shoulder width and...

Handlebar width is related to shoulder width and depends on the handlebar type, top tube length, stem length, and position desired. Also, BITD we did "narrowest gap in trail" for bar width. The...
06-16-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By DorkDisk

Hi. The mechanisms have different mechanics and...

Hi. The mechanisms have different mechanics and thus different sounds. Much is marketing and the sound is engineered. For cassettes, its the freehub mechanism (in the rear hub) that makes noise, not...
05-30-19, 04:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,515
Posted By DorkDisk

I too, have had good luck with them. Currently I...

I too, have had good luck with them. Currently I have in service:
2 Ti, 1 crabon, and 1 cromo Toupes
1 Ti Oura
1 Ti Avatar

Parts bin:
1 Ti Toupe

I need to get like five more. The Oura is...
05-25-19, 04:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,292
Posted By DorkDisk

91 Haro Extreme

Haro

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05-24-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6,554
Views: 1,548,855
Posted By DorkDisk

Thank you for sharing your story. Bicycles are...

Thank you for sharing your story. Bicycles are nothing without humans. I hope your friend is at peace.

Having working in shops, there is nothing sadder than inheriting a bike this way....
05-20-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 23,620
Posted By DorkDisk

If chromoly were discovered today, it would be...

If chromoly were discovered today, it would be hailed the greatest material.
05-19-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,673
Posted By DorkDisk

I run several, under two conditions: anticipated...

I run several, under two conditions: anticipated harsh ride and bling. I do feel that some do reduce vibrations, but not all crabon is equal and tires+air volume still make a bigger impact on bump...
05-15-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,797
Posted By DorkDisk

That's right, same color and OEM kit. 1"...

That's right, same color and OEM kit. 1" threaded
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