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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-11-16, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 877
Posted By stryper
Chinese carbon is just fine. Honestly of the 5...

Chinese carbon is just fine. Honestly of the 5 bikes direct bikes I've ridden the Kilo TT rode the worst. Felt like riding on a rock.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-26-16, 07:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,251
Posted By stryper
Like all great well thought out bike builds I ran...

Like all great well thought out bike builds I ran out of money before buying one. We went to a lbs a few days ago and she picked one out, as seen in the big pic thread.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-24-16, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 95,293
Posted By stryper
Just finished building this one for my girlfriend...

Just finished building this one for my girlfriend for her birthday. She'll be getting a different seat, this is just the best of my spares.
http://i.imgur.com/vGmCNU3.jpg?1
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-24-16, 10:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,251
Posted By stryper
http://i.imgur.com/cp193GB.jpg?1 ...

http://i.imgur.com/cp193GB.jpg?1
http://i.imgur.com/7UcIIe3.jpg?1
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-12-16, 06:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,251
Posted By stryper
She is just getting into cycling. Really enjoying...

She is just getting into cycling. Really enjoying it but always has to borrow a bike. I know her tastes pretty well and dropped some questions inconspicuously. The color frame is what it is;...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-07-16, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,251
Posted By stryper
Build a bike

I just picked up a Colossi Rambler mixte and some polished tb14's for a birthday gift for my girlfriend.
http://fixieshop.ch/shop/1968-thickbox_default/colossi-rambler-urban-mixte-frameset.jpg...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-03-16, 04:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,356
Posted By stryper
https://store.aihalaska.com/images/aih/crfbss18.jp...

https://store.aihalaska.com/images/aih/crfbss18.jpg
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-26-15, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4,123
Views: 421,268
Posted By stryper
That halfbike could actually be fun in that type...

That halfbike could actually be fun in that type of boardwalk environment
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-12-15, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2,849
Views: 268,329
Posted By stryper
Those bars are splooshtastic

Those bars are splooshtastic
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-01-15, 12:50 AM
Replies: 2,849
Views: 268,329
Posted By stryper
I never really like the mustache bars I had on...

I never really like the mustache bars I had on here, and the front basket sucked. The only thing it carried well was a 12 pack and I don't buy those nearly often enough to bother keeping it. Still...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-08-15, 02:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,761
Posted By stryper
My last two frames didn't make it to complete...

My last two frames didn't make it to complete bike before they were scratched. Handlebars swing over while it was in the stand and I hadn't wrapped them yet and put a small chip in the top tube,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-06-15, 01:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,434
Posted By stryper
If he's riding 1.5 hours a day may as well spend...

If he's riding 1.5 hours a day may as well spend the extra money to be extra comfortable. That's a lot of time in the saddle, and if it's riding to work it's a "have to" ride. Gotta make those "have...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-28-15, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4,123
Views: 421,268
Posted By stryper
Eccentric bottom brackets are awesome...

Eccentric bottom brackets are awesome alternatives to track dropouts. Especially if you're running a rear brake, so you don't have to adjust it every time you change ratios.

And rear brakes below...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-15-15, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4,123
Views: 421,268
Posted By stryper
This frame is actually pretty legit. Made by...

This frame is actually pretty legit. Made by Rafael Hoffleit, a dude who makes carbon parts for the Audi and Mercedes motor-sport teams and for a leading Formula 1 team. Older users here may remember...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-13-15, 11:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,426
Posted By stryper
I never keep the look of my bikes permanent....

I never keep the look of my bikes permanent. Paint them, strip and polish them, sticker them, gotta change it about once a year. I recently bought some green sparkly tape off etsy and covered the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-10-15, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4,123
Views: 421,268
Posted By stryper
I kinda like how this looks. The ad has no...

I kinda like how this looks. The ad has no details on parts or actual sizes naturally.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-03-15, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By stryper
E-Lever from Paul Component Engineering...

E-Lever from Paul Component Engineering (http://www.paulcomp.com/elever.html)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-03-15, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By stryper
I put in headphones. My bike suddenly didn't make...

I put in headphones. My bike suddenly didn't make any noise at all anymore.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-27-15, 04:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,696
Posted By stryper
You rode yesterday or just have done it before?...

You rode yesterday or just have done it before? Yesterday was about as perfect as possible. Temp in the 70's, wind didn't pick up until around 2-3pm.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-27-15, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 545
Posted By stryper
Still not worth a damn. Literally 5 seconds to...

Still not worth a damn. Literally 5 seconds to cut a cable, then your wheel is as good as gone. Either a lock long enough to get both wheels or two locks. I build all of my own wheels, so maybe I...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-27-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 545
Posted By stryper
Can we stop suggesting or buying cable locks....

Can we stop suggesting or buying cable locks. They're worthless.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-24-15, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2,898
Views: 215,481
Posted By stryper
http://s7d2.scene7.com/is/image/Burton/11016102303...

http://s7d2.scene7.com/is/image/Burton/11016102303_1?$2014_PRODUCT_DETAIL_ZOOM$

Burton Timber backpack for riding and hiking. Chrome bag is just too big for most the summer and not very...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-24-15, 05:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,696
Posted By stryper
Chico Wildflower Wildcat 100 - A bike ride in...

Chico Wildflower Wildcat 100 - A bike ride in Chico, CA (http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2051731)
This is the ride I'm doing Sunday so... I guess it isn't a single hill though
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-23-15, 08:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,126
Posted By stryper
Hoshi bladed spokes snap like fingers at a jazz...

Hoshi bladed spokes snap like fingers at a jazz club.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-21-15, 05:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,126
Posted By stryper
Oh true true. It is totally ridiculous. I got the...

Oh true true. It is totally ridiculous. I got the spokes for $.75 each and just really wanted to do it for no good reason. Totally makes my commuter with a front basket and 33's way faster though
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