Last Activity:08-21-2014 3:51 PM
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Posted in thread: Websites to trust on 08-22-2014 at 02:50 PM
There is one bike at bikesdirect that is worth buying and that is the Kilo TT single speed. For
the money it is a great bike with very nice components.
Posted in thread: Honest Opinion on a Bike Saddle on 08-21-2014 at 03:41 AM
185 is a bit steep unless it is Ti rails or carbon and can compete weight-wise with other Ti
and carbon saddles.
Posted in thread: Honest Opinion on a Bike Saddle on 08-20-2014 at 01:28 PM
It would be a great beginners saddle. Beginners like comfort because their behinds are not used
to a saddle yet and go for keywords like gel, comfort, soft, etc. A seasoned rider will want
hard and fi...
Posted in thread: Single speed conversion question on 08-20-2014 at 01:22 PM
In reality you can use the cassette as long as the cog that you are going to use lines up
straight with your front chainring. Its all about the chainline. Usually the cog that is in
line is the incorr...
Posted in thread: Helmet on 08-18-2014 at 02:19 PM
Just to clarify :) I LOVE. My Troy Lee Desgin MTB helemt and if thought if POC road helmets fit
as well I would consider one. Not a huge fan of the POC look but I know that's not. Reason NOT
to buy :)...
Posted in thread: Chainring Clearance Issue on 08-12-2014 at 12:25 AM
The first thing you need to do is run a sight line back to your rear cog and see if the chain
line is straight. That will tell you how far in or out you need to go with the BB. You cant
just widen the...
Posted in thread: A nice old-school SET of toe clips/straps ---metal and leather..... on 08-11-2014 at 02:27 PM
I ran these for a while and they are good quality out of Taiwan
Posted in thread: Frame on 08-11-2014 at 02:24 PM
All depends on what you want. Alloy, steel, etc? I myself would go find a vintage steel frame
with good Reynolds tubing and build off of it. A new frame under 300 isnt going to get you much
Posted in thread: I'm gonna go wide narrow :) on 08-11-2014 at 02:22 PM
I ride on my property and there are some pretty steep hills here
Posted in thread: I'm gonna go wide narrow :) on 08-09-2014 at 02:05 PM
I am running a 1x9 setup with a 30T narrow wide race face and a 32T in the tool box just in
case. I am really thinking about going to the wolftooth 42T setep with a 1x10 which will get me
roughly the ...