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Old 05-01-06, 03:01 PM   #4726
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So I was like biking back from Finch station right. And I was like hey lets go up weldrick instead of crappy Yonge st. So there was these like two high school kids on the sidewalk making out. And I was like YO GET a r00m. So one of there lackeys on a fuji front suspension fairly nice bike goes, YOU get a r00m. I was like, NO Dude KTHX.

Then I was like lets settle this by RACING, he's like OK. At the next intersection he pulls onto the road and like, are we doing this or what. I don't answer him look down at this bigass dial on my handlebars and turn it to 4000W (p0wnz0r level) and go eat it, west side story *****!

As I was powering up my rear wheels starts burning off rubber and he disappears in an envelop of dust. 5 seconds later I was 2km in front of him and doing 50kph up a 10% grade.

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note some events were dramatized

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what is the bestway to keep the rear wheel on a singlespeed or fixie with vertical drop outs?
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Yeah, my writing is clearly better than his.
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what is the bestway to keep the rear wheel on a singlespeed or fixie with vertical drop outs?
A quick release, a bolt? I think i'm not understanding this properly...
Operator, you are a much better coder than Gibson EVER will be.
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I have a bolt which locks on with an alen key but the thing losen up to easy
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I don't answer him look down at this bigass dial on my handlebars and turn it to 4000W (p0wnz0r level) and go eat it, west side story *****!
I want one of those, but only if it comes with a mock carbon fiber face.
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Old 05-01-06, 03:07 PM   #4732
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YOU THERE!!!!! You should be smacked for making such a comparison.
bahahaha.. I loved the book too, but I couldn't help myself. I actually just re-read it last month.
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Old 05-01-06, 03:18 PM   #4733
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what is the bestway to keep the rear wheel on a singlespeed or fixie with vertical drop outs?
if the dropouts are vertical, the axle can't slip forward so a QR should do. not really sure what you're asking tho...
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Old 05-01-06, 03:21 PM   #4734
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I will put up a link to the picture that shows I hope what I am trying to ask the lock bolt just does'nt stay tight http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/7...ello060023.jpg
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I have a bolt which locks on with an alen key but the thing losen up to easy
what about a quick release, otta do.
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http://www.sheldonbrown.com/singlespeed.html
(scroll down about half way to the grid of dropout pictures.. then read the rest )
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bahahaha.. I loved the book too, but I couldn't help myself. I actually just re-read it last month.
For shame.....
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well with a quik release I would'nt have to worry about stripping anything unlike the bolt which strips, maybe I could drive my bike over to Carvern bike shop and ask them.
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How much play do you have on your chain?
Looked at the pic. I don't see why a QR wouldn't work.
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Old 05-01-06, 03:36 PM   #4741
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not much right now it does not jump off the ring
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not much right now it does not jump off the ring
As it looks like you are only partially to the back of the drop out, I'd say a QR should do ya.
Crank it down though.
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Old 05-01-06, 03:53 PM   #4743
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hard to type the write words and think on theses pain killers but the lock nut striped I got it off and put on a campi QR
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****ing Ryerson admissions office w/ their busy phone line all day that closes half an hour earlier than what their site says! *throws a cop car*

Operator, best story evar.

Edit: So I went out for a ride, stupidly forgot to install a bottle cage on the Lemond and didn't drink a thing until I got back to downtown, proceeded to drink a litre of pop before making a b-line to the gf's bar, wolfed down 2 pints and made my way (thankfully downhill) home. The Sarthe gets a bottle cage tonight and I learned a phlegmy/headachey lesson.
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Check these out lol. Good for beaters? http://toronto.craigslist.org/bik/156175584.html
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you were trying to call ? Silly boy..... that number is there simply for subterfuge.
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you were trying to call ? Silly boy..... that number is there simply for subterfuge.
That's why tomorrow I'm showing up in person w/ a pistol grip pump and a squad a rabid lawyers (or just a determined look and a magazine with which to kill time while I wait).
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bring a book.... might impress
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Steeker, with those vertical dropouts quick release should be fine for SS. If you fix it, you'll likely want to go to a solid axle and nuts. Why do are you using a safety skewer anyway? You never get more than ten feet from that bike!
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... on the basis that I respect your opinion, I will follow your advice. But man oh man did I ever want to launch into a "financial institution, not a learning institution" rant about the post secondary school system. I'll save that for another time when people are actually in the mood for a vitriolic diatribe.
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