Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - christmas funsies
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12-25-06, 09:48 PM
opened some presents and discovered a new surly hub, new cog and lockring, and brooks saddle. 'twas just what i needed to get the beater beast back on the road after a horrifying hub-stripping incident. a short while later i had the new hub and spokes laced to the old rim and the saddle chopped and ready to go. may the fun begin!
and a close-up of the brooks after a quick chop:
i feel all happy and giddy. anyone else spend christmas playing with new bike goodies?
12-25-06, 09:53 PM
I got rollers for xmas and I have been enjoying the heck out of them. NICE CHOP JOB!!!! Any tips? That **** looks so smooth! Me likey!
Same Same. Got Rollers. Spent the morning on the trainer, so tonight, I'm setting up the rollers.
Where upstate? I too love the chop.
12-26-06, 11:21 PM
nice spokecard too!
12-26-06, 11:23 PM
Bike looks clean. What stem is that?
12-27-06, 04:26 PM
thanks for the complements on the chop. it was done via carpet-knife and sandpaper. i started using a dremel to sand the edges but it made the whole shop smell like burning cow ass so i decided it was probably overkill.
as for the stem, it's a nitto dynamic 80mm that i found collecting dust in a bucket of old threaded stems at work.
and i'm glad someone noticed the b-e-a-utiful space monkey spokecard. 'tis the only one i rock.
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