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10-18-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,548
Posted By ridethecliche

Trust me... I'm trying! I'm a first year...

Trust me... I'm trying!

I'm a first year resident and residency doesn't leave time for much... I finally get to leave the hospital and do something more outpatient based for a couple of months...
10-14-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,548
Posted By ridethecliche

Any recs for a basic tool kit for putting a bike...

Any recs for a basic tool kit for putting a bike together or should i just piece together the few things I'll need? The one I had in college is MIA.

I have a lot of tools for working on cars so I...
08-26-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,548
Posted By ridethecliche

I think the purple frame would look better with...

I think the purple frame would look better with silver accents instead of black ones, no?



I wouldn't be surprised to be honest.

I really should have done all this over the winter/spring...
08-26-19, 12:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,548
Posted By ridethecliche

So I'm going to go ahead and order one of those...

So I'm going to go ahead and order one of those Innicycle headset adapter thingamajiggys that I posted about earlier.

What's the verdict on mixing and matching silver/black for...
08-08-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,548
Posted By ridethecliche

I like technology. But I also really like...

I like technology.

But I also really like this frame. It's the first bike I raced on. Id like to enjoy it again.
08-07-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,548
Posted By ridethecliche

You mean like buying another 1984 trek 520 that I...

You mean like buying another 1984 trek 520 that I sold to a friend after his commuter got stolen?

I'll likely end up with a relaxed geometry modern bike like a synapse or domane in addition to...
08-07-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,548
Posted By ridethecliche

I have zero interest in doing any of the things...

I have zero interest in doing any of the things that you mention. We've already established this.

Glad you're enjoying that bike and that it's doing what you want of it!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,509
Posted By ridethecliche

It would appear to me that there's a...

It would appear to me that there's a psychological element at play here as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,911
Posted By ridethecliche

Times are only one part of the equation. There's...

Times are only one part of the equation. There's something to be said about material and geometry that leads to less rider fatigue.

That's a bit harder to measure.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By ridethecliche

On the flip side, do the newer 11 speed cranks...

On the flip side, do the newer 11 speed cranks work with a 10 speed setup? I've read mixed things about it and it looks like there are a LOT of inexpensive 11 speed compact cranks on the market since...
08-07-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,548
Posted By ridethecliche

No longer in the Beantown area. Sales forum...

No longer in the Beantown area.

Sales forum here is pretty sparse but....

I just impulse bought used ultegra 6700 shifters with 105 FD/RD and a 11-32 cassette.

Now to find a compact crank!...
08-06-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,548
Posted By ridethecliche

I don't think the pictures are showing up, but...

I don't think the pictures are showing up, but here's what I had the bike set up as when I raced on it in college a few times. Sorry about the obnoxious watermark.
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08-06-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,548
Posted By ridethecliche

I don't quite understand the last bit of your...

I don't quite understand the last bit of your post, but wanted to thank you for the geometry info. I also wanted to add that I actually bought this bike out in PA. Possibly in lancaster area!
08-06-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,548
Posted By ridethecliche

I forgive you! (If you help me find some...

I forgive you!

(If you help me find some parts that is!)
08-06-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,548
Posted By ridethecliche

Hi Zorro! I'm pretty sure we interacted a...

Hi Zorro!

I'm pretty sure we interacted a fair bit when I built that bike the first time around almost 10 years ago. Hope you're well! I recall your bike I think. It was part of the inspiration...
08-05-19, 11:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,548
Posted By ridethecliche

You guys are correct that the current fork will...

You guys are correct that the current fork will likely allow for using wider tires. While a carbon fork was my original goal for this bike a decade ago when I got it, I'd be pretty happy to figure...
08-05-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,548
Posted By ridethecliche

The columbus and ritchey fork appear to be in the...

The columbus and ritchey fork appear to be in the $250 range. Slightly more than I'd like, though I may go back to that in the future. The short term goal is to get the bike together again so it can...
08-05-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,548
Posted By ridethecliche

Here's the last time I started a thread kinda...

Here's the last time I started a thread kinda sorta like this one:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/393009-modernizing-classic-aka-my-first-build.html

And here's the SS/FG conversion:...
08-05-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,548
Posted By ridethecliche

I believe that this is the geometry chart. Fork...

I believe that this is the geometry chart. Fork 'offset' is listed at 38. Is that the same as rake?
...
08-05-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,548
Posted By ridethecliche

Thanks for the info. For the fork, it's a...

Thanks for the info.

For the fork, it's a mix between wanting things to be a bit more solid as well as comfortable. I used to weigh 145-155lbs in college in 'race' weight and weigh 170-180 right...
08-05-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,548
Posted By ridethecliche

Modernizing a Classic: 1984 Trek 760

It's funny to be back here all these years later, but here goes.

I bought an 84 trek 760 used in 2007 or so when I was in college. I built that bike up and raced it for a short time, then built it...
Forum: For Sale
08-04-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,023
Posted By ridethecliche

Is this still available?

Is this still available?
07-31-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4,134
Views: 202,663
Posted By ridethecliche

Didn't realize these were a thing... Look pretty...

Didn't realize these were a thing... Look pretty great!

I actually just sold my bike. It kinda hurt me as to how much I got for it, but it is what it is. Only 500 bucks for a CAAD 9 with full DA...
07-08-19, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4,134
Views: 202,663
Posted By ridethecliche

It's been 12 years and two back surgeries since I...

It's been 12 years and two back surgeries since I bought the CAAD9. I have no delusion that I'm going to race again. I'd rather get something more forgiving at this point so I don't dread getting on...
07-01-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4,134
Views: 202,663
Posted By ridethecliche

I'm just under the impression that the CAAD 9 is...

I'm just under the impression that the CAAD 9 is going to be too aggressive for me no matter what. I have a feeling I'd be much better served by something like a synapse.

I really do like that...
06-28-19, 05:24 PM
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Views: 202,663
Posted By ridethecliche

Figured I'd ask on here... I have an decade...

Figured I'd ask on here...

I have an decade or so old CAAD9 that I really haven't used in a while. I'm hoping to get on something a bit more comfort oriented since I don't plan to race again......
04-20-17, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

mollusk Good to hear from you sir! Glad you're...

mollusk
Good to hear from you sir! Glad you're doing well.

Take the year and catch up on all those projects you have sitting on the way side. Maybe you'll want to go back to your dean a year down...
03-13-17, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

Time for a subaru.

Time for a subaru.
03-04-17, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

There will be more seasons. This is probably the...

There will be more seasons. This is probably the last thing you want to hear right now, but it's true.

You have one back. Take it from someone that's had back issues for years and had an off that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-17, 02:14 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,449
Posted By ridethecliche

I'd probably prefer the supersix to the caad10. ...

I'd probably prefer the supersix to the caad10.

I'd also probably buy a used aero wheelset.
02-18-17, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

Also, hi internet friends. How are y'all?

Also, hi internet friends.

How are y'all?
02-18-17, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

Haha, apparently this was the last post of mine...

Haha, apparently this was the last post of mine that was quoted.

Bought said miata. Car was in NH but originally from the PNW. Never driven in the winter.

I've been having a ton with it and I'm...
08-11-16, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

Second year of med school begins with a bang....

Second year of med school begins with a bang. Holy crap behind already and I'm just a week in.

Sold the motorcycle. Ugh. Crushed to do that. Looking for a miata now. Any of you guys miata...
08-07-16, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,159
Posted By ridethecliche

Glad you had fun, but no one can really make you...

Glad you had fun, but no one can really make you do this unless you're the teams domestique and that's your job.
06-10-16, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

Isn't the sprint at nutmeg a 'go early' sort of...

Isn't the sprint at nutmeg a 'go early' sort of affair?
05-19-16, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

The people commenting on mikey's weight have...

The people commenting on mikey's weight have obviously never met him haha.
05-10-16, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

Also re car stuff... Had to have the...

Also re car stuff...

Had to have the alternator changed out, but I was luckily close to home and the tow could have been much worse.

Now, my car won't get in gear unless I poke a pen into the...
05-10-16, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

Spectastic, go check your thread on svrider!

Spectastic, go check your thread on svrider!
05-05-16, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

If you don't like that coworker and your...

If you don't like that coworker and your office/boss doesn't either, you should ask them to try doing the same 'trick'.
04-26-16, 11:16 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

*claps*

*claps*
04-23-16, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

Finished swapping the front/rear end of my...

Finished swapping the front/rear end of my motorcycle a couple of days ago. Been working on it for ages and it feels awesome to finally have it done. Bike rides fantastic now.

Can't wait to get...
04-08-16, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

Re: Finance talk. I don't even know what...

Re: Finance talk.

I don't even know what money means anymore. It's like every dollar I spend now is worth something like 2 when it's paid off, so it's just easier to ignore it all (kidding).

My...
04-08-16, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

Don't miss your kid's childhood. Just sayin'. ...

Don't miss your kid's childhood. Just sayin'.



I'm sorry for your confusion.
03-28-16, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

I'll talk to him and get back to you. ...

I'll talk to him and get back to you.



Haha, the kid is like 6'3. seeing him on 170's would be comical.
03-28-16, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 184,244
Posted By ridethecliche

Digging this right now. ...

Digging this right now.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOHEuhJf7nA
03-24-16, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

The 03 is a weird year, but mechanically it's...

The 03 is a weird year, but mechanically it's sound. Did you buy the bike used? Could have had a previous issue the owner didn't disclose.

TPS adjustment is easy.

I'd go ask about how to fix...
03-24-16, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

heh, I have an 06 naked sv. No crash. Gsxr...

heh, I have an 06 naked sv.

No crash. Gsxr front end swap. Just like Robabeatle!




I think mine's a 600 swap? Or a 750. Can't remember which bike it came off. I threw a zx6r shock on the...
03-24-16, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

Exchanged a few messages with a buddy from...

Exchanged a few messages with a buddy from college whom I gave my SRM to back in the day. He's not using it and said he'd be up for returning it if I could give him a crank that worked for his bike....
03-20-16, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

Anyone here in the philly area? My younger...

Anyone here in the philly area? My younger sister's an undergrad there and looking for used bikes. She's getting hilarious prices on stuff. If anyone has something or knows someone selling a city...
03-19-16, 12:39 AM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,220,458
Posted By ridethecliche

School is overrated.

School is overrated.
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