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May 8, 2014 10:57 PM in General Discussion

I have an issue with my zipp crank arm. On the non drive side crank arm the extractor cap does not sit flush. Eventually during rides it unthreads and the crank arm develops s...

Mechanics - Zipp 300
May 6, 2014 12:16 PM in General Discussion

I got the 9 speed cassette to be compatible with the 9/10 sp dura ace bar end shifter. I wanted to use index. The rear deraileur is almost brand spanking new. Problem goes aw...

9 sp. freewheel cassette for tri spoke
May 5, 2014 12:29 PM in General Discussion

I was thinking the same thing Zeb. I really want this thing to work butter with index shifting. Switched it to friction and solved the problem (duh). Don't know if I should ...

9 sp. freewheel cassette for tri spoke
May 4, 2014 08:56 PM in General Discussion

I'm assuming that 105 is a 10sp. I Do they make a shimano 105 with lesser speed capability? Thanks

9 sp. freewheel cassette for tri spoke
May 4, 2014 08:44 PM in General Discussion

Bar end shifters are shimano dura ace 9/10sp (friction/index) Rear derailleur shimano 105 CAssette sunrace 30t-13t freewheel cassette

9 sp. freewheel cassette for tri spoke
May 4, 2014 04:25 PM in General Discussion

Ow do I know if the RD allows for indexing? It's a shimano 105 med. cage.

9 sp. freewheel cassette for tri spoke
May 4, 2014 04:25 PM in General Discussion

I have the limits dialed in. The problem seems to only occur with a few of the gearing options, while being smooth in others. Once I dial it in to accomodate the poor shifting...

9 sp. freewheel cassette for tri spoke
May 4, 2014 07:10 AM in General Discussion

I'm running into some technical difficulties using a tri spoke rear wheel with a freewheel cassette (9sp) and Shimano 9/10 index bar end shifter. Wondering If anybody is runnin...

9 sp. freewheel cassette for tri spoke
May 2, 2014 06:19 PM in General Discussion

^ this really doesn't answer much. I understand supply and demand. I understand people buy LOW frames. What I don't understand is WHY, exactly, people will pay $1200 for an a...

BMC Track Machine Opinions
May 2, 2014 01:40 PM in General Discussion

Can someone explain to me why a LOW frame costs $1200?

BMC Track Machine Opinions
April 15, 2014 07:49 PM in General Discussion

If you don't want the carbon look, just rough up the paint with rough grit sand paper and paint it, gloss it. Done

Removing painted decals from Carbon Fork...
April 12, 2014 01:01 PM in General Discussion

That's hysterical Zeb.

Motorist
April 12, 2014 12:30 AM in General Discussion

How y'all deal with asshole motorists?

Motorist
April 11, 2014 01:21 AM in Marketplace

Contact with questions, PM me $90(shipping not included in price)

FS: full carbon Specialized FACT fork
April 11, 2014 01:19 AM in Marketplace

Contact with questions, PM me. $135 for bars and brakes. Shipping not included in price.

FS: Vision Carbon Base bars
April 11, 2014 12:45 AM in General Discussion

You should find a memory foam pressure mapping system. A good bike shop should have one (if it sells saddles). It can give you a very accurate measurement of the dimensions of...

Saddles?
April 10, 2014 11:38 PM in General Discussion

Without seeing the fork, I assume you can see carbon weave already but there is a decal on it (I.e. "ULTRA"). If so, most companies apply decals after the carbon part has been r...

Removing painted decals from Carbon Fork...
April 10, 2014 10:24 PM in General Discussion

Sand paper, coarse grit to fine (wet sand) once weave starts showing. Take your time and be uniform about it.

Removing painted decals from Carbon Fork...
April 3, 2014 09:45 PM in General Discussion

Clear coat shouldn't be peeling if applied correctly. Sounds fishy

Peeling clearcoat
April 3, 2014 02:36 AM in General Discussion

Sounds like LOW is doing shoddy paint?

Peeling clearcoat
March 20, 2014 07:00 PM in General Discussion

^ good advice airbrush/spray gun/compressor will be expensive enough you minus well pay professional to do it. Depending on material, powder coat can be pretty affordable...

Painting my bike, help/suggestions
March 18, 2014 01:28 AM in General Discussion

The Gara MK is outsourced but their other frames are made in Italy by a small group of frame builders. The frames are much better quality than Cinelli MASH/VIGORELLI models. ...

Dodici ?
March 6, 2014 01:43 PM in General Discussion

The bike already looks very modern. That being said, I like the decals.

Giving a more modern feel to a Look KG496
March 1, 2014 12:55 PM in General Discussion

I had a pair of SL42 32h hand laced and the wheels were SUPER stiff. They expensive though

Hplusson wheels??
February 24, 2014 03:31 PM in General Discussion

It's a Thomson. Weight should be a giveaway too

Fake Thomson post?