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08-24-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By mstateglfr

Once you get your phone, you can head over to a...

Once you get your phone, you can head over to a cell phone forum and ask for new bike recommendations.
08-24-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By mstateglfr

Very cool rundown. I like the univega's rack...

Very cool rundown.

I like the univega's rack attachment setup more than the Miyata's tabs.
And the univega's chainstay bridge is better due to the threaded fender mount.
But the miyata's...
08-24-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By mstateglfr

Yes you can update it. Yes you can upgrade it. ...

Yes you can update it. Yes you can upgrade it. No a shop that is competent wont have a difficult time getting it back in riding shape.

All that is in general. It depends on what you want to...
08-24-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By mstateglfr

Wait- you went to 5 shops in your area and they...

Wait- you went to 5 shops in your area and they all used to carry Cannondale, but only 1 still does?
How big is your area?...usually there is a limit to the number of dealers in a geographic area.
...
08-24-19, 07:58 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 738
Posted By mstateglfr

The driver tried to run you over when you were on...

The driver tried to run you over when you were on the sidewalk?

That's awful.
08-23-19, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By mstateglfr

Hit and miss so far. Bar tape came in, love...

Hit and miss so far.

Bar tape came in, love it. Its Cannondale Synapse 3.5mm tape which is identical to the Ritchey Pave tape I love, but $6 cheaper and actually available to buy. The only...
Forum: Touring
08-23-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,079
Posted By mstateglfr

Stop it.

Stop it.
08-23-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 22,882
Posted By mstateglfr

I have 40mm MSO in 120 tpi that have a wobble in...

I have 40mm MSO in 120 tpi that have a wobble in the tread. I notice it on the stand, can sometimes notice it on pavement, and dont at all notice it on gravel.
I cant say it rides or feels any...
08-23-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By mstateglfr

FS- chrome Ross Mt Hood mtb frame n fork. 22"c-to-c 22.5"c-to-t. $80 plus shipping

Frame, fork, headset, and brakes is what's for sale.
The frame and fork are chrome and in good overall condition. No chips, dents, or bubbling.
There is some surface rust at corners and joints, I...
08-23-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By mstateglfr

FS- Cromoly steel Bullmoose mtb handlebars. 21.15mm stem. $70 shipped to lower 48

These are in very good condition. Chrome is nice- no big scratches, chips, or dents. There is some light surface rust around welds that easily cleans up.

Great for an MTB frame build or...
08-23-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,028
Posted By mstateglfr

Are you incapable or unwilling to acknowledge...

Are you incapable or unwilling to acknowledge that I have offered alternatives to the point you keep arguing? Also, why do you continue to phrase the one suggestion in a different way that I phrased...
08-23-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By mstateglfr

FS- 2 Schwalbe 26x2.35" Fat Frank tires. $35 shipped to lower 48

These are barely used. They basically sat on the bike and hung on a hook. Perfect tread, wear, etc. They will even be washed before packing!

Super comfortable balloon tire for a cruiser or 80s mtb...
08-23-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By mstateglfr

SOLD FS- black Brooks B17 saddle. $65 shipped to lower 48

Great condition. No scars or scratches on leather. Only marks are typical ones on the seat rails.

PayPal where I net $65. Will ship to lower 48 included in that $65....
08-23-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,028
Posted By mstateglfr

Good lord. You ask what you should do and I...

Good lord. You ask what you should do and I answered it before, half joking. You should give up cycling. Congrats on doing what you should.

I am not advocating a cyclist hog the lane. I am...
08-23-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,028
Posted By mstateglfr

You no longer cycle- go find a forum on battery...

You no longer cycle- go find a forum on battery powered longboards or whatever it is you use to putz around the city.


Someone posted that cars are squeezing past him while oncoming traffic...
Forum: Touring
08-23-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,079
Posted By mstateglfr

Stop it.

Stop it.
Forum: Touring
08-23-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,079
Posted By mstateglfr

1- suggest she do some local touring first. ...

1- suggest she do some local touring first. Multiple weekend overnights and a 4 day tour too. That will help her figure out what to pack, how to pack, and quietly help show you that she has the...
08-23-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,028
Posted By mstateglfr

move further left and the car wont pass.

move further left and the car wont pass.
08-22-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By mstateglfr

1st pic shows the fork with a true 40mm wide...

1st pic shows the fork with a true 40mm wide tire.
2nd pic is the fork clearance where the tire would touch.
3rd pic is the seat stay where the tire would touch.
4th pic is the chainstay where the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,214
Posted By mstateglfr

I'm sure it could be that for some. For...

I'm sure it could be that for some.
For others, it's just a more comfortable bike due to geometry and tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,214
Posted By mstateglfr

I hear a couple times a month that someone in my...

I hear a couple times a month that someone in my area wants to try gravel riding because they dont like the idea of paved road riding alongside all the distracted drivers.

Whether that's...
08-22-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 798
Posted By mstateglfr

Nope, dont buy it. 105 has a paddle plus brake...

Nope, dont buy it. 105 has a paddle plus brake lever. Tourney has a thumb button.
That alone makes for a totally different feel.
If you actually rode bikes, you would know this. I would be shocked...
08-22-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By mstateglfr

The breezer dropouts are hooded and offer a...

The breezer dropouts are hooded and offer a different interface between dropout and stays. This hooded style give a lot of surface room for connecting with fillet brazes or tights welding.
...
08-22-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 704
Posted By mstateglfr

Correct. The nashbar of old is totally different...

Correct. The nashbar of old is totally different from what you now see.
Nashbar and Performance's parent company went belly up half a year ago to a few different groups. A company out of CA...
08-20-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,346
Posted By mstateglfr

I've seen this repeated whenever compact frames...

I've seen this repeated whenever compact frames are discussed and I can see some truth in it. At the same time, there are a lot of compact geometry frames with a lineup of 5-8 frame sizes. The Trek...
08-20-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,346
Posted By mstateglfr

Haven't heard of this being a thing- equal parts...

Haven't heard of this being a thing- equal parts inside the tube as expoas exposats new to me. Posts have a min insert line that isn't near the middle.
08-20-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,421
Posted By mstateglfr

Neat shade of magenta/purple. What's the reason...

Neat shade of magenta/purple.
What's the reason for the white seat tube?
08-20-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By mstateglfr

First Ive heard of this. I thought the company...

First Ive heard of this. I thought the company was started over a decade ago by the son of a family that owns/owned a bicycle manufacturing facility in China, but admittedly not much info is easily...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 792
Posted By mstateglfr

This thread is about tire sizes- there is nothing...

This thread is about tire sizes- there is nothing new to say that isnt already been said hundreds of times each month. It takes work to derail a thread like this and Im exhausted. Unfortunately, it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By mstateglfr

Any time I can suggest googling something and am...

Any time I can suggest googling something and am thanked for it, I know Ive done some good for others in life.***
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 792
Posted By mstateglfr

re straying off topic- Im not the one comparing...

re straying off topic- Im not the one comparing tires to jerseys, but regardless- its what I do best. I thought about converting tire cost to socks, but then I decided not to since I wasnt sure if I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,457
Posted By mstateglfr

$10-$130. A fall gravel race is...

$10-$130.

A fall gravel race is technically free but they ask that you bring canned/boxed food for a local food pantry. Then there are various gravel races that cost $30-75. Then there is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 792
Posted By mstateglfr

Or its twice the cost of a perfectly fine jersey....

Or its twice the cost of a perfectly fine jersey.

So its apparently...
crap jersey for $30 --> perfectly fine jersey for $50 --> halfway decent jersey for $100 --> decent jersey for $200 -->...
08-20-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By mstateglfr

The lugged Bianchi is only 9 years old and the...

The lugged Bianchi is only 9 years old and the TIG'd Bianchi is new? Or those are both old bikes and were made 9 years apart?
Not really sure whats being claimed since there are no words.
...
08-20-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By mstateglfr

Yes, based on watching their staggered frame...

Yes, based on watching their staggered frame availability calendar this year, it looks like a new batch of each size is available every few months. The availability actually made the color choice...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 792
Posted By mstateglfr

I didnt realize 25mm is the accepted wisdom for...

I didnt realize 25mm is the accepted wisdom for ideal width.
But I dont really buy into wind resistance for 3mm of tire width being what's keeping me back from riding faster.


What runs thru...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By mstateglfr

100 bikes could be listed that fall into this...

100 bikes could be listed that fall into this range and it would make a search no clearer than simply googling 'road bike'.
08-19-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By mstateglfr

Origin8 is just a house brand of JBI which is J&B...

Origin8 is just a house brand of JBI which is J&B Importers based in Miami.

JBI owns Origin8, Sunlite, sells a ton of prebuilt wheelsets(velomine prebuilt come from JBI) and is the distributor for...
08-19-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By mstateglfr

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/20190810_104517_eec8fd2aea7c78a5b10fc0cb550dbdd2577c6fbf.jpg...
08-19-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By mstateglfr

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190807_202147_52d615489e175f6cbf89d63af414e7a0775cbe70.jpg...
08-19-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By mstateglfr

FS- 25" 1993 Cannontale T700. Buy frameset or anything more up to full bike

For sale is the full bike or the frameset plus whatever else you want that's listed. Only looking to sell individual parts if the frameset is also purchased. Prices are listed below, shipping would...
08-19-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By mstateglfr

2x11. A Shimano 46/34 crank, sram 11-36t...

2x11.
A Shimano 46/34 crank, sram 11-36t cassette, gevenalle shifters, r7000 105 front derailleur, and ultegra rx clutch rear derailleur.

I have a 5800 105 rear derailleur right now and want...
08-19-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By mstateglfr

Fairlight Secan build.

I had planned to build a gravel frame thru the winter, but after a ton of planning, I decided not to as the cost would have been too high due to the tools I would want in addition to what I already...
08-19-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 961
Posted By mstateglfr

Laughing at people using slime...is that...

Laughing at people using slime...is that necessary?
I half dont think it is necessary, but the other half is curious since I dont even use tubeless, much less slime. LOL at me too, I guess.
...
08-19-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By mstateglfr

I dont think a 12-25 11sp MTB cassette wouldnt...

I dont think a 12-25 11sp MTB cassette wouldnt have a lot of application. Most anything on the higher end of MTB(so 11sp) is 1x at this point, so a wider range cassette is needed to get the easy...
08-19-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By mstateglfr

At their prices, including tape might bankrupt...

At their prices, including tape might bankrupt em!
Pay attention to the wheels after the first few rides- since the wheels are machine built and not really relieved, the wheels will often ping...
08-19-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By mstateglfr

Unfortunate that vintage touring bikes arent an...

Unfortunate that vintage touring bikes arent an option- since the Surly CC in his correct size is going to mirror many of the features and geometry measurements of vintage touring bikes.
The CC...
08-19-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,458
Posted By mstateglfr

What shorts did you buy that had too much...

What shorts did you buy that had too much padding? LG, like other brands, has different pad styles. Did you buy one that is thicker than what you like?...if so, then is it really LG's fault?
...
08-18-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By mstateglfr

Out of stock products- specifically Ritchey

I love Ritchey Pave tape. The texture, cushion, and durability have been great.
Black is out of stock- everywhere.

How? How do companies manage their inventory so they find they are out of stock...
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