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  1. discobean7

    Spoke tension and Dimensions?

    Have a set of Ksyrium SL3s that I was truing. Unfortunately I'm at a loss with spoke tension. On the Park Website I've seen the Zicral spokes listed under 3.3mm round, but there is also 5.3mm x 1.8mm bladed aluminum that fits with what I have measured. Also what are the recs for spoke...
  2. discobean7

    Funny, but true

    This is a remotely funny true story. One scientist was visiting another scientist friend at a very prominent lab in the U.S. The visiting scientist was a smoker, but unfortunately he left his cigarettes at the hotel that day. After a few hours at the lab he was dying for a smoke. Luckily the...
  3. discobean7

    Opinions of 2003 Trek 2300?

    I am poised to make my not so triumphant return to cycling this spring after a 4 year hiatus. I'm looking at road bikes in the $1000-$2000 range. I like the 2003 Trek 2300, but I have not been able to find any posts from riders of that model. I was hoping to keep costs down by getting last...