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Too tall to ride Specialized? by Cyron
i'm confused on the sizes that specialized bikes will accommodate. i'm 6'6" and currently ride a trek that's 25" and it's time for an upgrade. Is XL the...
July 20th 05 10:47 PM
by Nick Payne Go to last post
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smaller 94 bcd cranks by meb
I've got a set of 175mm 94 bcd cranks on a recumbent tadpole trike. Wa wanting to go to smaller arms and increase my gain ratio. Due som unusual clearance...
July 20th 05 10:40 PM
by Nick Payne Go to last post
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Getting back into biking - where to find gloves? by Booker C. Bense
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- In article , wrote: After 15 years I'm getting back into...
July 20th 05 09:54 PM
by David Wagner Go to last post
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How hard is it to install a cartridge BB? by JBAFromNY
I have an 1990-ish Specialized road bike with a loose-bearing BB and a Sakae triple crank. The BB seems to be worn out -- I get excessive play which doesn't...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
July 20th 05 09:06 PM
by JBAFromNY Go to last post
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fork questions by Gary
My bike was on a roof-mounted carrier. The left side of the skewer came loose, and the bike tipped to the right, bending mostly the skewer but also part of the...
July 20th 05 07:40 PM
by David L. Johnson Go to last post
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MTB twist shifters and levers for small hands by andy
I am upgrading my wife's bike from 8 to 9 speed. She loves her sram attack twisters, circa 2000. I purchased some new 9s attack twisters, shorty's and found...
July 20th 05 07:03 PM
by ellis Go to last post
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Metal strips on Shimano road shoes? by Kovie
I just bought a pair of Shimano R-151 road shoes (on sale at Performance for $140 - 20% coupon), and noticed a series of parallel metallic strips on their...
July 20th 05 06:36 PM
by Kovie Go to last post
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Loose part in 105 brake lever by Roy Sinnamond
So, I'm going down a hill the other day and apply a little front brake going into a turn. I release the brake and get up from the saddle to accelerate....
July 20th 05 06:34 PM
by Roy Sinnamond Go to last post
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Help finding a Vintage Fork Rebuild parts source by JMcArdle
Hi All, I used this group a ton in the 90's and am now turning again to the collective wisdom looking for some help sourcing some parts for vintage forks. A)...
July 20th 05 04:53 PM
by JMcArdle Go to last post
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Installing cleats by Cwazee Yeti
I recall reading an article that said you shouldn't install the screws of your cycling cleats "dry". I also remember when my LBS owner was helping me properly...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
July 20th 05 03:17 PM
by Neil Brooks Go to last post
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Oil, rim valve hole, rubber disintegration by Andrew Lee
Ti ~12 year old Specialized Ground Control Oil source: leaky shock fork. Oil has been dripping out from under the shock boot and down the left fork leg...
July 20th 05 02:45 PM
by Mark Hickey Go to last post
3 283
Speedplay Zero Hotspot by Qui si parla Campagnolo
J Jones wrote: For about the past 4 weeks, I've been experiencing a terrible hotspot after about 16-20 miles with my left Speedplay Zero pedals and Sidi...
July 20th 05 02:00 PM
by Qui si parla Campagnolo Go to last post
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first service for racing bike by [email protected]
Hi all, I bought a Trek 1200 about four months ago. I have clocked up about 400 miles on the bike so far. I think that it is time that I took it for a...
July 20th 05 09:24 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Adding Pins to a non-pinned Chainring by Wasatch5k
Would it be possible to add your own pins to a cheap 8 speed chainring. I was thinking of drilling some holes, tapping them and semi-countersinking some screws...
July 20th 05 07:38 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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shimano freehub questions by peter z
Hi Everyone, While swapping the cassette on my old Shimano 600 7 speed hub, I seem to have damaged the freehub. Namely, it seems to bind somewhat when I spin...
July 20th 05 06:06 AM
by JeffWills Go to last post
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Ultegra front shifting problems by [email protected]
I am having a very difficult time getting rub-free front shifting, even with trim. The derailleur is straight, and, as far as I can tell the limits are set...
July 20th 05 05:30 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Dura Ace 9 Speed Shifter has Extra Click by NoNeedForAName
Sounds like they left some slack in the cable.
July 20th 05 03:52 AM
by NoNeedForAName Go to last post
0 120
Source for Campy-Compatible Skewer parts? by Donald Gillies
I broke an old normandy 500 x 126mm steel QR skewer (along with the axle, but i know enough not to search for such a rare axle) and now I'm looking for a...
July 20th 05 12:55 AM
by Neil Brooks Go to last post
1 187
Old Peugots and Stronglight Cranks by Paul Hobson
Ok, I have to break a previous promise, but here it goes anyway. If I could get a Stronglight crankset from the 70's, it's a pretty safe bet that it'll work...
July 19th 05 11:46 PM
by Paul Hobson Go to last post
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Speedplay Zero Hotspot by flatline
Feet, legs, joints, muscles, etc. change over time and with use. You could try lowering the seat a little bit to relieve pressure on the sole of the foot. ...
July 19th 05 07:25 PM
by flatline Go to last post
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