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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-26-10, 09:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,071
Posted By Kenneth
I'm gonna go ahead and add onto this So I...

I'm gonna go ahead and add onto this

So I decided to ride to work this morning on the new bike. I've only ridden her a few times because I just finshed the conversion on Sunday. Last night I...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-25-10, 11:22 AM
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Views: 450,211
Posted By Kenneth
Love

Love
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-24-10, 02:12 PM
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Views: 450,211
Posted By Kenneth
you must be a huge, huge man, sir Edit:...

you must be a huge, huge man, sir

Edit: also, if people didn't post topics that "have been done before" there wouldn't be too much to post anymore
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-23-10, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5,484
Views: 1,187,139
Posted By Kenneth
ditch the brake lever you're not using...i'm...

ditch the brake lever you're not using...i'm surprised no one else noticed that
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-22-10, 02:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,289
Posted By Kenneth
ha, yeah good point, it does weigh me down when i...

ha, yeah good point, it does weigh me down when i carry it... .... .... (where's the sarcasm smiley?)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-22-10, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By Kenneth
crank and pedals probably add up to ~$60-$90 ...

crank and pedals probably add up to ~$60-$90

he only has a front brake on there, if it just needs pads, that'll be cheap

have you seen the bike yourself? are you taller than your friend? ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-22-10, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,289
Posted By Kenneth
It's an eighthinch crank. Looks nice cuz it's...

It's an eighthinch crank. Looks nice cuz it's new, nothing too special...the lighting may be helping too.

I will be adding a front brake, swapping the saddle, and probably flop and chop the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-22-10, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,289
Posted By Kenneth
well I did end up overhauling the bottom bracket,...

well I did end up overhauling the bottom bracket, came out great! the bike isn't quite finished yet, but here's a picture. thanks for the help
...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-21-10, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5,484
Views: 1,187,139
Posted By Kenneth
It's actually silver, the angle of the lighting...

It's actually silver, the angle of the lighting is throwing you off
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-21-10, 05:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,107
Posted By Kenneth
Thanks I never found out. It's definitely...

Thanks

I never found out. It's definitely british or swiss...but I overhauled the original BB and it's smooth as butter
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-21-10, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5,484
Views: 1,187,139
Posted By Kenneth
I just took her out for her maiden ride, and took...

I just took her out for her maiden ride, and took a picture. I know what I don't like and will eventually change. http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2694/4452420806_96cf78406a_o.jpg
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-21-10, 04:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,107
Posted By Kenneth
not done yet, but it was a nice day out, so I had...

not done yet, but it was a nice day out, so I had to get a picture.

still want to wrap bars, get a new saddle, and a front brake

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2694/4452420806_96cf78406a_o.jpg
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-19-10, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5,484
Views: 1,187,139
Posted By Kenneth
If so, that better not be your house behind the...

If so, that better not be your house behind the bike...or the Lexus in the driveway :D
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-19-10, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,289
Posted By Kenneth
I guess I don't see the harm in trying to...

I guess I don't see the harm in trying to overhaul the original BB. It seems pretty simple, but is there a "how-to" on this? I haven't played around with BBs before, and the loose bearings are...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-19-10, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,289
Posted By Kenneth
Didn't throw out the crankset. ;) Seatpost...

Didn't throw out the crankset. ;)

Seatpost came out no problem, without saddle attached.



I'm leaning towards getting the Gran Cru threadless BB from VO.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-19-10, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,289
Posted By Kenneth
Do you have any pictures?

Do you have any pictures?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-19-10, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,289
Posted By Kenneth
I just assumed I needed one. When I got the left...

I just assumed I needed one. When I got the left cup off, all the ball bearings just fell out. I would like the bike to have some new stuff on it, and I think a new bottom bracket is a good...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-19-10, 08:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,289
Posted By Kenneth
Perplexed by a Peugeot

Hi, I haven't posted in C&V before, I've been over at SS&FG, but I needed some questions answered, so I came to where the knowledge is.

I have what is to the best of my knowledge a '77 or '78...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-18-10, 07:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,107
Posted By Kenneth
finally got the right side bb cup off today. it...

finally got the right side bb cup off today. it unscrewed by turning clockwise, so this is an english thread, right?

does this seem peculiar to anyone else? the crank seems to be a post 82...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-18-10, 02:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,807
Posted By Kenneth
Um, what are the odds that someone ~150 miles...

Um, what are the odds that someone ~150 miles away from Riga responded to this post within 20 minutes?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-18-10, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By Kenneth
Not true, many of us have conversions. I'm...

Not true, many of us have conversions. I'm working on mine right now. It's an older bike though, 78 Peugeot UO9 and it has the semi horizontal dropouts, does yours?

Just got my Mavic CXP-22's...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-18-10, 08:35 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 8,949
Posted By Kenneth
I'm skeptical...but what's the harm if you send...

I'm skeptical...but what's the harm if you send them a pair of shoes you won't ever wear again anyway? I guess you do have to pay for shipping...

I would do it, but I don't think I can get them...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-17-10, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Kenneth
pictures? where are you from?

pictures? where are you from?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-17-10, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 905
Posted By Kenneth
Did you put the freewheel and fixed cog on...

Did you put the freewheel and fixed cog on yourself?

curious if one is 1/8" and the other is 3/32"
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-16-10, 09:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,260
Posted By Kenneth
^ +1 mmm, i like your...

^ +1





mmm, i like your crank/cog combo, that's bada$$
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