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Posted By CIVEbike

Wow, thats a great deal but I'm just worried...

Wow, thats a great deal but I'm just worried about my short legs and getting the right fit with enough standover clearance.
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Posted By CIVEbike

Well, I'm studying abroad in Ankara and didn't...

Well, I'm studying abroad in Ankara and didn't bring my bike (holy crap do I miss it). I'll be back in Philadelphia in early January, so until then its all brooding over bikes and parts and deciding...
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Posted By CIVEbike

Yeah I'm 5'9" with short legs so I might end up...

Yeah I'm 5'9" with short legs so I might end up on like 51 or something with a longer top tube.

Dreaming custom...
11-17-06, 02:42 PM
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Posted By CIVEbike

It's also real foul to steal someones bike. I...

It's also real foul to steal someones bike. I figure, they have the same chance of smashing their face as they do falling on their ass so why not let Karma take care of it? Obviously a trip to the...
11-17-06, 11:02 AM
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Posted By CIVEbike

I really doubt you could put all of your weight...

I really doubt you could put all of your weight on the bike, let alone get up to any real speed on the frame without it breaking.
11-17-06, 09:00 AM
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Posted By CIVEbike

Some friends of mine decided to play a joke on...

Some friends of mine decided to play a joke on any would be bike theives one night. They used a pipe cutter to cut a peice out of the down tube of an old peice of junk bike, then covered the missing...
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Posted By CIVEbike

Thanks guys, I still have a lot of deciding to do...

Thanks guys, I still have a lot of deciding to do but this was very helpful.
11-16-06, 03:42 AM
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Posted By CIVEbike

Thanks! Here's a few more. ...

Thanks! Here's a few more.
http://photos-412.ak.facebook.com/ip002/v49/27/32/10501042/n10501042_30856412_7027.jpg
Ancient City of Priene, Turkey...
11-14-06, 03:52 PM
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Posted By CIVEbike

http://photos-342.ak.facebook.com/ip002/v49/27/32/...

http://photos-342.ak.facebook.com/ip002/v49/27/32/10501042/n10501042_30856342_5928.jpg
Carpet shop in Selcuk, Turkey with some guy....
11-14-06, 03:26 PM
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Posted By CIVEbike

Do I get anything extra cool if I send one in...

Do I get anything extra cool if I send one in from Turkey?
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Posted By CIVEbike

650Bs

I've been reading more about 650b wheels and was wondering if anyone has experience with them and long distance riding? I've been thinking about a 650b light touring/distance bike and am hoping for...
10-02-06, 08:58 AM
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Posted By CIVEbike

Wow! Thanks! I was thinking 2 tandems and...

Wow! Thanks!

I was thinking 2 tandems and without the frame but that's really cool. I think you could get enough amps for 1 portable dvd player with a small screen but that's basically a guess.
09-29-06, 06:49 AM
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Views: 1,530
Posted By CIVEbike

The Bike SUV

So I've had this idea mulling around and while I doubt I'm the first one to think of it, I would love to see it built.

Basically you take 2 tandems side-by-side and weld cross bars to connect...
09-04-06, 10:38 AM
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Views: 551
Posted By CIVEbike

Regina was an italian company that made really...

Regina was an italian company that made really smooth 5/6 speed freewheels, might be able to find one of them.
09-04-06, 10:36 AM
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Posted By CIVEbike

you could convert your cotterpined crankset to a...

you could convert your cotterpined crankset to a cotterless, just be careful because the distance between the cones on a cotterless spindle is smaller than that of a cottered spindle so your new cups...
08-30-06, 07:54 AM
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Posted By CIVEbike

Just make sure to get the campy zipper tool...

Just make sure to get the campy zipper tool incase your zipper ever breaks.
08-28-06, 04:41 PM
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Views: 833
Posted By CIVEbike

Most hand pain seems to stem from your stem. ...

Most hand pain seems to stem from your stem. Generally, it's not high enough. Everyone wants to look cool with a saddle 8" taller than their stem, but unless you have huge arms it's going to be...
08-26-06, 08:41 PM
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Views: 1,435
Posted By CIVEbike

In my experience hacksaws tend to leave a lot of...

In my experience hacksaws tend to leave a lot of rouge burrs on the edge of the cut whereas pipe cutters seem to give a much cleaner cut. Also, you can get a much straighter cut with the pipe...
08-20-06, 04:24 PM
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Views: 744
Posted By CIVEbike

Continental Ultra-Gatorskins + MrTuffys = no mo...

Continental Ultra-Gatorskins + MrTuffys = no mo flats!!!!1elven

I think I could shoot my tires with a gun and only damage the rims.


Now watch me get a flat tomarrow....
08-07-06, 11:02 AM
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Views: 1,985
Posted By CIVEbike

I've seen more than 1 of those suntour 2 pronged...

I've seen more than 1 of those suntour 2 pronged freewheels get mangled by their proper tool without improper use. If you can, it's a good idea to just replace it with something else while you have...
Forum: Triathlon
08-06-06, 01:33 PM
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Posted By CIVEbike

About the aero frames vs not so aero.. I...

About the aero frames vs not so aero..

I think the time trial bikes are designed that way because the 'aero position' is really only effective in speeds above about 25 mph. On a TDF climbing leg,...
08-03-06, 03:11 PM
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Views: 367
Posted By CIVEbike

Motobecane ellipitcal tubed frame?

Does anyone know about Motobecane making a frame with elliptical tubes? Something that would fit this sort of seat post..

http://d.im.craigslist.org/jb/6p/lkrH8llPQrUL076YoNnUAq2MJri8.jpg
08-01-06, 08:35 PM
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Views: 709
Posted By CIVEbike

Thanks, I have been noticing that japanese top...

Thanks, I have been noticing that japanese top tubes tend to be shorter. I'll also keep an eye out for bridgestones.
08-01-06, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By CIVEbike

Old Steel Geometry

Hiyo,
I've been riding a 54 cm. Miyata 310 that has a very tight road geometry where as I am 5'9 with a 29" inseam, so short legs and a long torso. I feel like my butt should be further back so my...
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