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Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 02-02-16, 06:48 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 28,617
Posted By chairmandave
I'm impressed with the MK3. Do you offer it for...

I'm impressed with the MK3. Do you offer it for sale? I'd like to use this to mount my ORFOS lights.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-21-10, 05:42 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,389
Posted By chairmandave
Gather 'round, hipsters. Bow before your new god:...

Gather 'round, hipsters. Bow before your new god:

Aurumania Gold Track Bike Crystal Edition
http://www.aurumania.com/press/presspictures.html...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-12-09, 11:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,404
Posted By chairmandave
This renews my faith in humanity and lessens my...

This renews my faith in humanity and lessens my desire for a zombie apocalypse. Well done, sir.
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-04-09, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 335,908
Posted By chairmandave
Murdered out hardtail

My new bike cobbled from assorted parts. The frame is an FRM (some small Italian company) I bought off eBay in 2002:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2535/3683365491_00fc132f06_b.jpg
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Forum: Commuting 06-25-09, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,693,434
Posted By chairmandave
My latest build: dorked-out Cannondale 1FG ...

My latest build: dorked-out Cannondale 1FG

Random highlights:
- Dura-Ace crankarms
- Wetzikon chainring guard
- Paul Component Love levers
- Wald 198GB basket
- Nitto Albatross handlebars
-...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-12-09, 06:37 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,371
Posted By chairmandave
http://kotaku.com/assets/resources/2008/03/wow_col...

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Forum: Road Cycling 05-12-09, 02:50 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,371
Posted By chairmandave
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3620/3511640019_f4e...

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Forum: Road Cycling 05-08-09, 09:25 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,371
Posted By chairmandave
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3329/3514682520_d2a...

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Forum: Road Cycling 05-08-09, 04:05 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,371
Posted By chairmandave
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3401/3512448372_14f...

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Forum: Road Cycling 05-08-09, 12:14 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,371
Posted By chairmandave
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3627/3512448324_d11...

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Forum: Road Cycling 05-06-09, 06:55 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,792
Posted By chairmandave
Conan rules. When he was still doing Late Night...

Conan rules. When he was still doing Late Night in New York, he drove a beat-up 1992 Ford Taurus SHO and bragged about it often on the show. Here it is being appraised by Sothebys auction house:
...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 02-17-09, 04:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,701
Posted By chairmandave
My last experience with Greggs Greenlake has...

My last experience with Greggs Greenlake has really tainted my opinion of the shop:

Shop scratched my new fork and tried to hide it
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?p=6469468#post6469468...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-16-08, 03:56 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,438
Posted By chairmandave
When you mean 'cycling', do you include...

When you mean 'cycling', do you include recumbents and pedal-boats?

If not not, I would resort to a ski-mask and one of those ground-hugging three-wheelers.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-09-08, 07:21 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,477
Posted By chairmandave
I'd rather see him try to break the hour record.

I'd rather see him try to break the hour record.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-21-08, 01:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,810
Posted By chairmandave
I did the alternate route last year (due to the...

I did the alternate route last year (due to the damaged roads to the normal course) and it was the best organized ride I've ever done, no question. I wussed out this year to try racing, but it is on...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-18-08, 04:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,091
Posted By chairmandave
UPDATE: I received my replacement fork from...

UPDATE: I received my replacement fork from Greggs. Forks were exchanged, thanks was given, end of story.

Overall, my opinions of the shop are conflicted. On one hand, the mechanic was not forth...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-09-08, 09:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,091
Posted By chairmandave
UPDATE: The mechanic who did the work (who also...

UPDATE: The mechanic who did the work (who also happens to be an assistant service manager) said that he tripped and dropped the fork. This is contrary to the story I was told on my Sunday visit- the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-06-08, 09:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,091
Posted By chairmandave
UPDATE: Thanks for all of your opinions. I talked...

UPDATE: Thanks for all of your opinions. I talked to a supervisor today and made some progress.

The mechanic who did the install was not working today, so the supervisor called him on the phone-...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-06-08, 01:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,091
Posted By chairmandave
Shop scratched my fork and tried to hide it

Hello,

I'd like some advice from some professional mechanics about how to handle this. The shop that installed the lower crown race on my new Alpha-Q fork scratched it twice, used a black marker...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-27-08, 09:23 PM
Replies: 25,660
Views: 14,415,710
Posted By chairmandave
Yup, I checked. I am at the absolute limit.

Yup, I checked. I am at the absolute limit.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-27-08, 01:51 AM
Replies: 25,660
Views: 14,415,710
Posted By chairmandave
the two-piece clamp pieces are facing the right...

the two-piece clamp pieces are facing the right way (the end labeled 'front' is at the pointy end). I guess I could turn the seatpost around so you read 'Thomson' down than up. The devil is in the...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-26-08, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25,660
Views: 14,415,710
Posted By chairmandave
It's a 53cm. I have lower back issues, hence the...

It's a 53cm. I have lower back issues, hence the massive stack of spacers (I rarely ride in the drops).

Perhaps I need to do more sit-ups to beef up my core.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-26-08, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25,660
Views: 14,415,710
Posted By chairmandave
Aluminum lugs, but nobody needs to know. :D

Aluminum lugs, but nobody needs to know. :D
Forum: Road Cycling 02-26-08, 06:32 PM
Replies: 25,660
Views: 14,415,710
Posted By chairmandave
My Titus Modena

My first road bike: 2006 Titus Modena.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3181/2295167666_299143609f_b.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3092/2294380791_567926b689_b.jpg
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Forum: Charity Events 01-15-08, 03:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,632
Posted By chairmandave
I did the ride solo in 2003. I was bored out of...

I did the ride solo in 2003. I was bored out of my mind- too flat and not always scenic.

If you are up for a challenge, look at the RAMROD- Ride Around Mt Rainier in One Day. 10,000 feet of...
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