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Forum: Southern California 04-09-10, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By Brian Sorrell
I hope you wear a flak jacket everywhere. On...

I hope you wear a flak jacket everywhere.

On a related note, you're about to give me the opportunity to take advantage of your rather weak argument skills. I encourage you to not blame yourself.
Forum: Southern California 04-08-10, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By Brian Sorrell
Interesting use of "deserve".

Interesting use of "deserve".
Forum: Southern California 04-07-10, 10:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 826
Posted By Brian Sorrell
Yeah, well, to me, that's a real pit stop. ...

Yeah, well, to me, that's a real pit stop.

The baggie dispenser is in a fixed location. Granted, once used, the baggies will be moved around, presumably by the user or a VERY close and personal...
Forum: Southern California 04-07-10, 11:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 826
Posted By Brian Sorrell
Was I not clear the first time? I see now...

Was I not clear the first time?

I see now that you have assigned yourself the task of cataloging bathrooms and water. There is a porta-potty at the Hidden Valley Wildlife Area. It is on the...
Forum: Southern California 04-05-10, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 826
Posted By Brian Sorrell
I like it hot. So I like the Riverside side. ...

I like it hot. So I like the Riverside side.

No really.
Forum: Southern California 04-05-10, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 826
Posted By Brian Sorrell
There is a bathroom / water right on the trail at...

There is a bathroom / water right on the trail at Anza Narrows Park, which is about 6 miles north of Hidden Valley in Norco. You can also park and start there if you're driving to ride and wish to...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-30-10, 12:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,450
Posted By Brian Sorrell
Spinning is manlier than mashing.

Spinning is manlier than mashing.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-23-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,009
Posted By Brian Sorrell
OP: I carried maybe 5 lbs. of gear. This was a...

OP: I carried maybe 5 lbs. of gear. This was a small but supported charity ride, so just the basics for roadside emergencies and food. The suggestions already here are much better than I can offer....
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-22-10, 07:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,601
Posted By Brian Sorrell
Get some pursuit bars with a drop to them, then...

Get some pursuit bars with a drop to them, then flip them. Rise-Horns!!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-22-10, 07:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,009
Posted By Brian Sorrell
I'm old and stupid and did the California coast...

I'm old and stupid and did the California coast on a Surly Steamroller. It was enormously fun. So I'd say if you want to have a track-esque bike when you're done with your tour, get a Steamroller. ...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-22-10, 01:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,009
Posted By Brian Sorrell
Surely a Surly will suit your needs.

Surely a Surly will suit your needs.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-16-10, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By Brian Sorrell
You can find local rides on LAFixed.com or...

You can find local rides on LAFixed.com or SFFixed.

What's new? The 405 flows super smoothly now, especially during rush hour. --- --- --- --- --- OK, not really.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-16-10, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 739
Posted By Brian Sorrell
The pace of life that we experienced in NZ was...

The pace of life that we experienced in NZ was right up my alley. And yes --- the ladies we met tended to be super friendly and also, looked right up my alley. (If my wife ever reads this: I didn't...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-10-10, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 739
Posted By Brian Sorrell
The wife and I spent a week in Napier on our...

The wife and I spent a week in Napier on our honeymoon. We loved the area a lot. Like a whole lot. We-would-move-there kind of a lot.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-08-10, 10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 739
Posted By Brian Sorrell
East coast of the north island? What town?

East coast of the north island? What town?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-03-10, 01:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,595
Posted By Brian Sorrell
I run a Surly cog and chainring with the SRAM...

I run a Surly cog and chainring with the SRAM PC-7X. Dead quiet with every lube I've tried.
The PC-7X has been very good to me.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-03-10, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,179
Posted By Brian Sorrell
I use goo gone periodically just to get invisible...

I use goo gone periodically just to get invisible road crap off machined rims. I'm always surprised at how much better the brakes work.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-03-10, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,926
Posted By Brian Sorrell
I can echo this with Surly hubs. I did the same...

I can echo this with Surly hubs. I did the same thing too --- overtightened and absolutely wrecked the bearings.

Perhaps one of you can confirm this:
It appears to me that you cannot install a...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-03-10, 12:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,754
Posted By Brian Sorrell
As far as centuries go, I think if you train up...

As far as centuries go, I think if you train up to it and learn to listen to your body, you'll be fine no matter what the road throws at you. A heartrate monitor helps a lot too. Example: when I...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-02-10, 10:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,754
Posted By Brian Sorrell
You sir are a genius.

You sir are a genius.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-01-10, 06:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,754
Posted By Brian Sorrell
I'm thinking it'll be about two months until he...

I'm thinking it'll be about two months until he can hold his head up well enough, but then it's bike time kiddo!

19 and car free. YAY!!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-01-10, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By Brian Sorrell
And they're just lookin' to get that back wheel...

And they're just lookin' to get that back wheel stolen.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-01-10, 04:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,754
Posted By Brian Sorrell
^^ This. My goal for 2010 is to ride as much as...

^^ This.
My goal for 2010 is to ride as much as possible with my new son strapped into his seat on the bike.
(His due date is in three days. C'mon out little fella!! We got ridin' to do!!)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-01-10, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,025
Posted By Brian Sorrell
It's not a big deal. Weinmann DP18s are...

It's not a big deal. Weinmann DP18s are notorious for this as well, and I've never heard of one failing. This includes about 5k miles on one myself.
And if testimony doesn't convince you: consider...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-29-10, 01:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,542
Posted By Brian Sorrell
My wife loves her Brooks B-17S and her B-67S. ...

My wife loves her Brooks B-17S and her B-67S. Those are the women's versions. Best to buy from a place that allows returns.
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