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Cannondale Decals...(17 posts)

Cannondale Decals...GitterDone
Jun 3, 2001 8:06 PM
I need yellow C'dale decal for my ride.Took a spill and scratched big decal to sh&t...can I order from Cannondale direct or someone stock them? Thanx!
re: Cannondale Decals...Mike Prince
Jun 4, 2001 7:22 AM
I sent Cannondale an e-mail a few months back asking about frame repainting. In their response they indicated they could provide decals. I used the contact info on their web page. Hope this helps.
re: Cannondale Decals...Kermit
Jun 4, 2001 8:23 AM
I stripped a C-Dale frame of paint once and was able to buy decals at my local bike shop to replace them. They had them for sale as part of their stock. Check at your C-dale dealer.
good luck!
re: Cannondale Decals...xyz
Jun 6, 2001 7:34 AM
....maybe you should call Trek.
1 1/8 is considered stronger -- better strength to weight ratiobill
Jun 3, 2001 8:44 PM
same idea as oversized tubing for frames.
Stupid questionmike mcmahon
Jun 3, 2001 10:45 PM
OK, I undertand that the 1 1/8" steerer tube will increase the strength and, for example, allow a larger guy to run a carbon fork that would otherwise be too flexy: e.g., Ouzo Pro. So why not 1 1/4" or 1 1/2" steerer tubes?
Not so stupid, but....Cima Coppi
Jun 4, 2001 7:29 AM
Then all of the headset manufacturers would have to produce 4 sizes of headsets, and the tubing manufacturers would have to fabricate head tubes and steerer tubes for the 4 sizes. Its too much work!!
Stupid questionAD14
Jun 4, 2001 8:05 AM
How much stiffer do we need? Also the headtube would probably be too thin to provide additional weight savings if it were any larger in diameter.
Stupid questionmike mcmahon
Jun 4, 2001 8:14 AM
Stupid question; good answer. Thanks
Wrongamundogrz mnky
Jun 4, 2001 10:22 AM
The weight savings from going to a larger thinner walled section are real. Problem is that it becomes unpractical in terms of fragility.
He resurfacesmike mcmahon
Jun 4, 2001 10:34 AM
in grz mnky fashion: telling someone he's wrong. Dude, where you been? I started worrying about you when I used the name of a Santa Cruz band (Camper van Beethoven) in a post and it went without any comment from you for over a week. Glad you're back.
He resurfaces4bykn
Jun 4, 2001 12:01 PM
The grzmnky posts more frequently on the components forum. Always knowledgeable. One of the guys I always check in on to see what they have to say.
Maybe he took the skinheads bowling-on his vespa. Seen Bill? nmblue bayou
Jun 4, 2001 1:51 PM
No, Lesbians. (nm)grz mnky
Jun 4, 2001 3:37 PM
He resurfacesgrz mnky
Jun 4, 2001 3:36 PM
Been off for a week - and away from _any_ computer. Thanks for the well wishes - I'm gushing....hell, my bike is gushing.

Missed your musical reference, sorry. My age must be showing.

Oh and about the "wrong thing", he is. What can I say? I 'spose I could sugar coat it and get all PC.....

Nah.
Don't start sugar-coating now!mike mcmahon
Jun 4, 2001 3:44 PM
As far as age goes, if I recall correctly from the "Who's on this Forum" thread (or some other thread), you're only a year older than I am.
WrongamundoAD14
Jun 4, 2001 7:43 PM
Yeah, in my convaluted way thats what I meant to say. At what point does the headtube fail and become a safety issue. Also, many on this board have indicated that despite the larger diameter fork being as much as 100 grams heavier, the weight savings of the thinner and larger headtube more than offsets this. Even if the weight was equal you still have the benefit of increased stiffness.