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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-30-11, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By cg1985
Ah so it is MM to inches then? I was able to...

Ah so it is MM to inches then? I was able to figure out the conversion, (just divide the larger by the smaller, etc etc) but wasn't sure what unit of measurement it was. I guess I could have taken my...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-30-11, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By cg1985
But what's the conversion? mm to inches?

But what's the conversion? mm to inches?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-30-11, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By cg1985
Silly Question

So I was looking at frame geometry for a friend on BD, and It has a listing for stand-over height, it lists it as a number like, "756" but no unit designation, what is it?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-16-11, 03:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,622
Posted By cg1985
I have it, I like it. I've used it a few times as...

I have it, I like it. I've used it a few times as both a lever and as a wrench. the flat side can make it awkard sometimes to pack, but it is ace for leverage.

Well I don't have this exact one,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-13-11, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 263,838
Posted By cg1985
Best ad ever.

http://annarbor.craigslist.org/bik/2322212002.html

This guy knows how to sell a bike.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-01-11, 10:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,160
Posted By cg1985
Wait... So you mean... my ride to the Liquor...

Wait... So you mean... my ride to the Liquor store to get more PBR isn't a 'big' ride?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-29-11, 08:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,983
Posted By cg1985
I just went to the LBS to get another chain, I...

I just went to the LBS to get another chain, I like to replace them once a year, just cause it's easier than cleaning sometimes, and if I let them get super gunked up, it's just less frustrating. But...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-26-11, 01:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 743
Posted By cg1985
Squirrel Threadnaught incoming...

Squirrel Threadnaught incoming...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-25-11, 08:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,981
Posted By cg1985
Hmm, I am really diggin' this bike... I really...

Hmm, I am really diggin' this bike... I really like riding year round, but I only have steel bikes and I am waaay to lazy to properly take care of a steel bike in the winter. An Aluminum bike is...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-23-11, 10:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,312
Posted By cg1985
The best locking strategy is to just use a u-lock...

The best locking strategy is to just use a u-lock and lock up next to a bike that is A) Nicer B) Easier to steal C) both. C + U-Lock equals best method.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-21-11, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 691
Posted By cg1985
I am going to assume you had most of the parts...

I am going to assume you had most of the parts lying around?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-21-11, 08:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 961
Posted By cg1985
Yea, I am kind of over Gatorskins.

Yea, I am kind of over Gatorskins.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-21-11, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By cg1985
This ^ Be careful with conversions. ...

This ^

Be careful with conversions.

Some bikes are good candidates for conversion, some aren't some of the links and info in the start here section should help.

I am kind of in the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-14-11, 09:47 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 5,989
Posted By cg1985
ME?! oh wait, no no. not me either.

ME?! oh wait, no no. not me either.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-14-11, 09:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 520
Posted By cg1985
I am 5'8 ish and have a 29-30 ish inseam, 50-52...

I am 5'8 ish and have a 29-30 ish inseam, 50-52 is ideal, but I ride a 48cm, because it was available at the time. As always, best way to find out if a bike fits is to have it set up properly and...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-10-11, 11:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,749
Posted By cg1985
I support it sometimes. I have gotten lots of...

I support it sometimes. I have gotten lots of things from the LBS. But I try to get as much as I can through craig's list and the local co-op.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-10-11, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,438
Views: 227,933
Posted By cg1985
Sup. Both from Blick's. Both totally awesome. ...

Sup. Both from Blick's. Both totally awesome.

http://i573.photobucket.com/albums/ss171/GlachDuwat/5.jpg
http://i573.photobucket.com/albums/ss171/GlachDuwat/bagstuff2.jpg...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-07-11, 09:09 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,412
Posted By cg1985
I split time between braking and skidding,...

I split time between braking and skidding, braking is more efficient, better for the tires, and easier. Also, skidding is sometimes not something one can do instantaneously, at least not me, so it's...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-03-11, 12:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 692
Posted By cg1985
Wow that sounds pretty horrible. May I...

Wow that sounds pretty horrible.

May I suggest starting an Online bike forum Bike parts Co-op? Where people partake in parts sharing. Set it up like they do with that book thing, Paper Back swap....
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-28-11, 08:12 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 56,357
Posted By cg1985
Yea, I usually just use Sheldon brown's locking...

Yea, I usually just use Sheldon brown's locking method. I should lock up the front wheel, but I rarely do, but I also rarely leave my bike locked outside for very long.

Usually I am parked next to...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-28-11, 06:46 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 5,989
Posted By cg1985
Blicks is the best. Woop ...

Blicks is the best. Woop


http://i573.photobucket.com/albums/ss171/GlachDuwat/bagbike.jpg
http://i573.photobucket.com/albums/ss171/GlachDuwat/5.jpg

This is how I carry my U-Lock currently,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-25-11, 10:25 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 7,880
Posted By cg1985
My Bike: ...

My Bike:
http://i573.photobucket.com/albums/ss171/GlachDuwat/WebBike3.jpg?t=1298650996

Probably the Car it resembles: ...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-15-10, 09:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,173
Posted By cg1985
I am lucky to have a group around here called,...

I am lucky to have a group around here called, "common cycle" that not only performs free repairs, but also will teach you how to repair your bike yourself, also for free.

Having someone live and...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-28-10, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 984
Posted By cg1985
I know this isn't SS or Fixed... But what the hell?

Ok, so I saw a bike like this in Ann Arbor Michigan, and thought it was just a weird art bike, but then my dad saw the same kind of bike in heidelberg germany and send my a picture.

What the hell...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-23-10, 09:39 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,999
Posted By cg1985
Well, here is my first, and only fixed gear, I am...

Well, here is my first, and only fixed gear, I am currently building up a Peugeot UO-8 a lot like the one on the first page, but I don't think I'll go with risers.
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