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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-23-10, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14,092
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Posted By Ill Mitch
Ummmm... No. I really hope you're not...

Ummmm... No.


I really hope you're not serious.
Forum: Rides and Races 03-28-10, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 128,300
Posted By Ill Mitch
Well, Ed started his own shop, I'm just the...

Well, Ed started his own shop, I'm just the mechanic. :)

When are you coming back?
Forum: Rides and Races 03-25-10, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 128,300
Posted By Ill Mitch
Congrats man! :)

Congrats man! :)
Forum: Rides and Races 03-25-10, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 128,300
Posted By Ill Mitch
Hey guys, long time no post, how's it going? ...

Hey guys, long time no post, how's it going?

We've just opened a new shop in Liberty Village, Liberty Street Cyclery. (http://libertycyclery.com/) Still getting everything set up and getting more...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-14-09, 11:37 PM
Replies: 25,651
Views: 14,407,705
Posted By Ill Mitch
Brakes and derailleurs always need some adjusting...

Brakes and derailleurs always need some adjusting out of the box, and usually the wheels need a bit of truing.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-07-09, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By Ill Mitch
Get this one, much better and will last a long...

Get this one, much better and will last a long time.

http://www.parktool.com/products/detail.asp?cat=26&item=CCP%2D22

Instructions on how to use it are on the site too.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-04-09, 11:47 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,332
Posted By Ill Mitch
Just built this up last week. ...

Just built this up last week.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3425/3951834801_eb835ac1a8_b.jpg

LOOK 555 frame, LOOK HSC 4 fork.
Ultegra shifters, derailleurs, and brakes.
Easton Ascent II...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-24-09, 11:44 PM
Replies: 25,651
Views: 14,407,705
Posted By Ill Mitch
Just finished building it up, will cut the steer...

Just finished building it up, will cut the steer tube when I know exactly where I want the stem.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3425/3951834801_eb835ac1a8_b.jpg

More pics here:...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-17-09, 10:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 767
Posted By Ill Mitch
Haven't ridden since July 18th after getting hit...

Haven't ridden since July 18th after getting hit by a cab, fracturing my skull and having brain surgery, gonna be off the bike until next spring.

I'm starting to go crazy.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-10-09, 06:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,478
Posted By Ill Mitch
There's an annual double century (322km) from...

There's an annual double century (322km) from Toronto-Niagara falls-Toronto that I do.

My best time was 11 hours 30 minutes.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-30-09, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25,651
Views: 14,407,705
Posted By Ill Mitch
Nice bike, is it the L or XL frame? I've...

Nice bike, is it the L or XL frame?

I've come across a good deal on a large 555 frame-set but I'm not quite sure if it'll be to small for me.
Forum: Rides and Races 06-10-09, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 128,300
Posted By Ill Mitch
Sky rockets in flight! ...

Sky rockets in flight!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eplbDbp6XJQ
Forum: Rides and Races 05-26-09, 07:32 PM
Replies: 47,508
Views: 875,907
Posted By Ill Mitch
You didn't hear it from me, but, there are some...

You didn't hear it from me, but, there are some undercover cops riding these (http://www.dahon.com/us/jack.htm) bikes this summer. ;)
Forum: Rides and Races 05-05-09, 09:11 PM
Replies: 47,508
Views: 875,907
Posted By Ill Mitch
No problem man, glad to hear that the new tire...

No problem man, glad to hear that the new tire worked out. :)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-27-09, 05:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,366
Posted By Ill Mitch
Profile Design Cobra Wing base bar.

Profile Design Cobra Wing base bar.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-22-09, 10:11 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 5,571
Posted By Ill Mitch
Deep rims are the best Better than all of the...

Deep rims are the best
Better than all of the rest
Please do not contest
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-09-09, 05:29 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,646
Posted By Ill Mitch
I fix bikes.

I fix bikes.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-06-09, 11:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,492
Posted By Ill Mitch
Why would the kind of dropouts you have effect...

Why would the kind of dropouts you have effect whether or not you need to lubricate your chain?

The other reason to lubricate your chain is to prevent oxidizing, I assume you never ride your bikes...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-05-09, 11:19 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,213
Posted By Ill Mitch
Campagnolo Record high flange hubs laced to Open...

Campagnolo Record high flange hubs laced to Open pros with double butted spokes.

http://img509.imageshack.us/img509/369/img3850.th.jpg (http://img509.imageshack.us/img509/369/img3850.jpg)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-04-09, 01:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,227
Posted By Ill Mitch
Fox sidewinder gloves as posted before. ...

Fox sidewinder gloves as posted before.

http://www.torpedo7.co.nz/torpedo7/images/products/FXGLFW8SW_large.jpg
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-15-09, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By Ill Mitch
I believe it's steel, there's a mention of it...

I believe it's steel, there's a mention of it towards the bottom of the first column in this (http://www.columbustubi.com/eng/1.htm) article.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-11-09, 10:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By Ill Mitch
So I guess these guys are all riding too small...

So I guess these guys are all riding too small frames?

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7c/Tour_de_france_2005_8th_stage_olr_02.jpg

You don't size a bike based on how high...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-10-09, 08:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,444
Posted By Ill Mitch
That's most likely what happened. Try this...

That's most likely what happened.

Try this (http://204.73.203.34/fisso/eng/schpignone.htm) method for tightening the cog, works much more effectively than jumping on the pedals.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-10-09, 07:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,444
Posted By Ill Mitch
The cog and lockring have to be screwed on very...

The cog and lockring have to be screwed on very tight, and after a couple of rides the lockring should be checked and tightened down again if needed, just incase the cog got threaded on further from...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-10-09, 07:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,444
Posted By Ill Mitch
Looks like a basic Formula/Dimension hub to me,...

Looks like a basic Formula/Dimension hub to me, should be able to find a lockring at your lbs.

Lockrings usually strip off because of improper installation.
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