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Suspension Seatpost's?

Anybody tried a suspension seatpost before. I have a couple back surgeries behind me and was considering a Cane Creek after tonights ride.

Added by Troy G on September 3, 2009 at 12:04am — 3 Comments

stupid question. I apologise. CANTI. cork pads for carob tubular rims?

the season is upon us in WI. i want to throw on some 303's for race day...I'm willing to go the extra distance for best brake pad option. suggestions PLEASE.

Added by the Professor on August 30, 2009 at 11:44pm — 1 Comment

CycleOne CrossWorld - Hottest New Team in Portland

CycleOne Launches New CycloCross Team in West Portland/Hillsboro Area



CycleOne CrossWorld will officially launch the first week in September of 2009. The team will be open to beginners up to intermediate level riders of all ages and gender. Why would you want to join us? Just take a look...



Skills development clinics / Weekly training sessions

Equipment selection/ Maintenance & repair classes

Season long training plan with full support at all… Continue

Added by J.Michael Manning on August 29, 2009 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Lone Star Cyclocross Festival news

Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop has signed on as the presenting sponsor of the Texas Age-Based State Cyclocross Championships Saturday January 16, and will be on site providing neutral support all weekend!

Added by Pirate Race Productions on August 8, 2009 at 5:00am — No Comments

Shimano Shoes for Cross?

Any input for best Shimano shoes for Cross. I ride in So Cal so no need for protection for hard core elements. I know the higher end shoes have carbon soles. Good or Bad idea for running? Any input is apprieciated.

Added by Troy G on August 5, 2009 at 9:55pm — 10 Comments

2009 Kisscross schedule...West Michigan scene

09 Schedule

Kisscross Cyclocross Series 2009

All events $20, day of registration only and no license required.



Start Times:

11:00 AM – C race, 30 minutes

Noon – B race and Masters (40 years+) race, 45 minutes

1:00 PM – A race, 60 minutes



September 11th – Double Header Race #1

Cannonsburg Ski Area, Grand Rapids – Map

Hosted By: Founders/Alger Racing



Night Race, held under stadium lights!

Special start times:

C race:… Continue

Added by Rick on August 4, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

looking to buy

i am looking to buy anything campy. rear hubs especially. anything thats campy i don't care how old or new will consider buying anything

Added by Ian McFarland on August 2, 2009 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

SQUIRT LUBE Making it into CX big timer mechanic's "favorites"



There are some very big names beginning to figure out the huge benefits of Squirt Lube in ALL CX conditions. Look for Katie Compton as well as her husband Mark to be running it this year, as well as many returning National Champions, Ned Overend, Gary Thacker and MANY others to be running the only water/wax emulsified product out there on their drivetrains this CX season. Why does it work so well? With water as the carrier, and more than twice… Continue

Added by elgee on July 27, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

2010 cross bike on the way

ordered a 2010 Giant TCX 1 with SRAM Rival. This is my first cross bike and a big fan of Giant and bigger fan of SRAM. It should ship this week.

Added by libertycycles on July 21, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

My Computer is Killing Me!

It is a sly little devil, that laptop of mine. The damn thing has already cost me one angioplasty (heart surgery) because of it and I'm pretty sure I will need weight loss surgery of some kind soon too. Maybe I could sue Microsoft or Dell and charge that they are in a conspiracy with the health care industry. Maybe Google too. That damn thing keeps me… Continue

Added by Lincoln Builds on July 7, 2009 at 8:26pm — No Comments

DeathRow Velo Skinsuits

http://www.deathrowvelo.com/menswear/deathrow-velo-skinsuits.html

Short sleeve and thermal long sleeve:

Added by John Landino on June 12, 2009 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

team adresses

Hi any body know were can I find the various national teams adresses ?

Ciao a tutti

Added by Monfardino Luca on May 28, 2009 at 6:48am — 2 Comments

Gettin close!

Every body gettin fired up! man cross season is just around the corner! I have finally been able to really start riding my bike`s, so I I been alternating days with the MTB and the road bike and throwing in the cross bike just to keep it real, starting to get a little stronger but still seems to be going slower than I want it to I want last falls fitness today! I have also added some weight lifting this year something I have never done in the last five years just to mix it up.

Added by smitty on May 18, 2009 at 7:03am — 1 Comment

Look Quartz Pedals

Hi all, I purchased a pair of Look Quartz pedals. They rock! Easy to clip in and out of. I also have SPD and Candy's. These have a better feel with enough float for my pedaling style. Mine are red and I put them on my Redline Sport. Make sure to add a shim, I used mine with my Specialized shoes. Without the shims it is hard to get locked in.

Added by Steve Leopard on April 30, 2009 at 4:18pm — No Comments

FS: Race Ready 2003 Bianchi Axis

2003 Bianchi Axis - 55cm (slightly compact/sloping frame, will therefore fit anyone in a 54-57cm range)



Race Ready; bought the frame and fork stock a couple years back. With the exception of the seatpost and headset, everything else has been spec'd out for an extremely race-oriented bike. That being said, the bike is incredibly versatile and with a few minor adjustments would be perfect for everyday road use.



Components:



2008 Selle Italia Flite Gel Flow Saddle… Continue

Added by Jason Alvarado on April 28, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

Rainier High

So I have been over at the Rainier High School course looking at different lines and ways we can change it up a bit but keep the big climb, there is also a nice set of stairs about 40 in total that would be a nice addition, but might kill a guy! last years course was pretty cool and very fast maybe a few more tight turns?

Added by smitty on April 23, 2009 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Back on the bike!

Finally I can go outside and ride my bike! Today Jesse Lopez and I another Crossniac are planning on taking the Mountain bikes out, I`am to wear a heart rate monitor and not let it go over 175, and also try to keep it at a level 150-155 we will see not always easy on an MTB ride! In December I purchased a Cannondale F2 and and two days after receiving it I was in the hospital, so this will be its break in ride along with mine, and I`m sure Jesse will try to burry me but I just have to ride my… Continue

Added by smitty on April 18, 2009 at 7:22am — No Comments

A "Roubaix" ride

Well… the Easter weekend sure turned out better than expected! Some decent biking (including a “Roubaix” like ride in hell on Sunday afternoon), some good beer, good eating, good family time, and I enjoyed Slumdog Millionaire a lot on Friday night.



But the big bonus of the weekend happened yesterday. A few months ago, my LBS hooked me up with a decent beginner road bike for my wife. A Felt Z90 that we pimped up a bit with a mix of 105/Ultegra components. So after training on the… Continue

Added by Bryan Kirk on April 14, 2009 at 8:35am — 1 Comment

Suggestions on Cross shoes

Newbie here. What would be a good setup for cross shoes and pedals that would work for road rides too?

Added by Steve Leopard on April 14, 2009 at 6:53am — 7 Comments

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