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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-08-09, 05:09 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 5,790
Posted By diff_lock2
It's actually much more dangerous, but everything...

It's actually much more dangerous, but everything else just makes you sweaty. We should be in full leathers, and full face helmets. Maybe there is armor that doesn't effect your cycling motion, but...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-07-09, 04:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,065
Posted By diff_lock2
It is normal, but not safe. Mine gets really...

It is normal, but not safe. Mine gets really tight and super loose, and I have dropped the chain tons of times. Still waiting on my new crank and chain ring.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-07-09, 04:02 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 5,790
Posted By diff_lock2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTpCEUkLewk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTpCEUkLewk
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-02-09, 06:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,176
Posted By diff_lock2
what if you hate hiking?

what if you hate hiking?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-02-09, 05:19 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,176
Posted By diff_lock2
It eats your pants, fingers, and chain cleaning...

It eats your pants, fingers, and chain cleaning cloths.
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-19-09, 12:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,862
Posted By diff_lock2
I have had the same thing happen to me with...

I have had the same thing happen to me with nokian W106 tires. Downhill, and a turn. I was just going way to fast for the corner.

W106 tires seem to shed snow well.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-18-09, 01:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,001
Posted By diff_lock2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2i9GhU0aME&NR=1...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2i9GhU0aME&NR=1
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-18-09, 02:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,002
Posted By diff_lock2
How about, ride slower? I use a face mask which...

How about, ride slower? I use a face mask which restricts breathing, especially when wet. Which basically means I need to ride slower, also in the winter I tend to ride slow enough to barley sweat....
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-17-09, 11:24 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 17,751
Posted By diff_lock2
Yeah but under snow there is ice, even worse....

Yeah but under snow there is ice, even worse. Maybe I need to refine my skills.
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-15-09, 06:50 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 76,685
Posted By diff_lock2
-0c to -10c Face: Light cotton balaclava;...

-0c to -10c

Face: Light cotton balaclava; helmet; and if its too windy or sunny, goggles.

Torso: Cotton undershirt (wear these everyday of the year, except when I use a rash guard); cotton...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-15-09, 06:29 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 17,751
Posted By diff_lock2
How do you guys ride with such thin, slick tires?...

How do you guys ride with such thin, slick tires? I am using 42mm studded tires from Nokian, and there are moments in my commute where even they where not enough.
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-14-09, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,696
Posted By diff_lock2
With out mud guards the chain wont last a single...

With out mud guards the chain wont last a single winter.
Forum: Winter Cycling 02-14-09, 02:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,461
Posted By diff_lock2
Glasses fogging. Goggles fogging. Dirty...

Glasses fogging.
Goggles fogging.
Dirty bike. Dirty chain.
Face gear getting soaked from water vapor, wet fabric is like a plastic bag, suffocating.
Cycle tracks, and pedestrian tracks that...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-11-09, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,238
Posted By diff_lock2
The only reason I bought a flip flop is cause I...

The only reason I bought a flip flop is cause I can afford to make a mistake once. Hope I never strip a hub again.

Fixed/fixed. You can run a freewheel on a fixed hub, so I don't see why there is...
Forum: Utility Cycling 09-04-08, 12:52 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 58,173
Posted By diff_lock2
By bike? Our recycle bins are 7 meters away. Then...

By bike? Our recycle bins are 7 meters away. Then the next set is 200 meters away, but that is for some of the other residents.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-22-08, 01:22 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 18,602
Posted By diff_lock2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gz0NRNudFXA&feature...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gz0NRNudFXA&feature=related
Forum: Utility Cycling 08-16-08, 01:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,697
Posted By diff_lock2
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c346/diff_lock_c...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c346/diff_lock_cr-v_awd/Image000-1.jpg
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-06-08, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By diff_lock2
Pump that iso all the way up.

Pump that iso all the way up.
Forum: Foo 07-31-08, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By diff_lock2
I wont be getting my hands on a clamp meter. ...

I wont be getting my hands on a clamp meter.

I was also pretty sure there was some induction going on with the wiring, EM plus the right length wire equals current via induction, right?

Do I...
Forum: Foo 07-31-08, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By diff_lock2
CFL bulb bursts of light.

When my cfl bulb is in the socket, with power applied, it lights up like most cfl bulbs. But when I flip the switch to 'off', meaning no power from the mains system is reaching the bulb, the bulb...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-02-08, 08:39 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 32,919
Posted By diff_lock2
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c346/diff_lock_c...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c346/diff_lock_cr-v_awd/Velorution-VintagebookFancycycling.jpg
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-02-08, 08:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,408
Posted By diff_lock2
EDIT: (as above) WHY? Raddin Fixai. Anyone...

EDIT: (as above) WHY?

Raddin Fixai. Anyone remember that song?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-01-08, 01:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,476
Posted By diff_lock2
20w halogen up front, soon to be replaced by 10w...

20w halogen up front, soon to be replaced by 10w of leds. 1w led, 10deg optic at the rear.

In the summer I don't need 20w of halogen, so I run some white led blinky, 5mm x 5
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-29-08, 05:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,386
Posted By diff_lock2
No one uses a back pack as a purse.

No one uses a back pack as a purse.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-29-08, 10:42 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 3,795,811
Posted By diff_lock2
What hubs do those langster city editions use?...

What hubs do those langster city editions use? They come in nice colors, and have nice flanges.
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