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Forum: Mountain Biking 02-10-11, 10:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,557
Posted By Jimmybug
A 29er and an old Raleigh for road/commute...

A 29er and an old Raleigh for road/commute purposes, plus a few old frames hanging out in the garage. Just sold a fixed gear to my bro, who has much more use for it. Soon adding a motorcycle, so I...
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-09-11, 11:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 818
Posted By Jimmybug
Saddest Shredder? ...

Saddest Shredder?
http://loyalkng.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/teenage-mutant-ninja-turtle-cosplay-costume-6.jpg
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-09-11, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 628
Posted By Jimmybug
Why add all that weight to the frame when this is...

Why add all that weight to the frame when this is an option?
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-07-11, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By Jimmybug
I just put an X-7 short cage derailleur on mine...

I just put an X-7 short cage derailleur on mine yesterday; I hate to say it, but I managed to run the chain through the cage wrong. I went outside the "cross beam" instead of inside... so uh, don't...
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-07-11, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,129,297
Posted By Jimmybug
I've been too busy with school/work to ride much,...

I've been too busy with school/work to ride much, but found the time and money to put on an X-7 short cage and X-5 shifter for the 1x9 I'm running. Eventually I'll get a carbon fork... Now to ride!
...
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-21-10, 12:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,910
Posted By Jimmybug
My Peace 9r Multi is 31 lbs. wet. The scale...

My Peace 9r Multi is 31 lbs. wet. The scale measures in half-pounds though, so I'll go ahead and say 30.6 lbs. ;)
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-09-10, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Jimmybug
In that case I'd go with one "banal" and...

In that case I'd go with one "banal" and substitute a "hoary."
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-09-10, 12:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,200
Posted By Jimmybug
Pros: Poor college students can afford to ride...

Pros: Poor college students can afford to ride decent, lightish upgradable bikes while getting down the basics.

Cons: it hurts.
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-06-10, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,129,297
Posted By Jimmybug
http://i800.photobucket.com/albums/yy286/ricej6/gt...

http://i800.photobucket.com/albums/yy286/ricej6/gtpeace9rmulti10610.jpg

Long-time lurker here! Sadly I've only been able to put about 30 miles on this so far. Just swapped out the BB+cranks,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-21-09, 07:54 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,194
Posted By Jimmybug
http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t134/cdavfc/cat...

http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t134/cdavfc/cat_bus.jpg
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-20-09, 09:54 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,194
Posted By Jimmybug
My cat's name is Dr. Cleopatra Jessica Steinmetz....

My cat's name is Dr. Cleopatra Jessica Steinmetz. And she's flippin' awesome!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-06-09, 11:10 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,303,494
Posted By Jimmybug
http://www.woundupcomposites.com/road_fork.html

http://www.woundupcomposites.com/road_fork.html
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-03-09, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5,484
Views: 1,187,044
Posted By Jimmybug
Flipped it last night actually, it's 100% better...

Flipped it last night actually, it's 100% better in every way. I'm not one to worry too much about "coolness" (heck, I live in the sticks,) but it really does fit me better now. I'm going to fiddle...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-03-09, 07:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,426
Posted By Jimmybug
FWIW, I have a Tektro RX 4.1 on my bullhorns and...

FWIW, I have a Tektro RX 4.1 on my bullhorns and it's lovely. Like others have said, brake lever placement is pretty subjective.



I'm thinking about going leed's route and running a TT and...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-03-09, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5,484
Views: 1,187,044
Posted By Jimmybug
Gotcha. I agree about the wheelbase looking long,...

Gotcha. I agree about the wheelbase looking long, but to my eye it looks about the same as a lot of Lagers/Clockworks. The aluminum fork wouldn't be my first choice, (I would have preferred the stock...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-02-09, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,752,330
Posted By Jimmybug
Because I'm cheap and needy: ...

Because I'm cheap and needy:
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/harris/images/bb102.jpg
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-02-09, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5,484
Views: 1,187,044
Posted By Jimmybug
How do you mean? It sure isn't a track frame, but...

How do you mean? It sure isn't a track frame, but it's equally not a conversion. It's just for commuting/pleasure/fitness, so I don't feel like I need super-tight geometry.... I am thinking about a...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-01-09, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5,484
Views: 1,187,044
Posted By Jimmybug
http://photos-h.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs132...

http://photos-h.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs132.snc1/5650_138445371054_553581054_3629703_7399563_n.jpg

Alright, here's my first build, which I haven't really had time to ride/tweak yet:
SE...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-24-09, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,129,297
Posted By Jimmybug
....awesome! Thanks for the help and input guys!...

....awesome! Thanks for the help and input guys! ( The front end really has been sagging a bit lately :P )
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-24-09, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,129,297
Posted By Jimmybug
That is one SICK multi-level garage!

That is one SICK multi-level garage!
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-24-09, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,129,297
Posted By Jimmybug
Thanks! The only reasons I haven't upgraded are...

Thanks! The only reasons I haven't upgraded are being in school and cheapness. I really DO need a new saddle... This probably shows my ignorance, but I wasn't aware of an easy way to convert threaded...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-23-09, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By Jimmybug
I would be more upset about a dude/bike combo...

I would be more upset about a dude/bike combo landing on my head.

......maybe?
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-23-09, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,129,297
Posted By Jimmybug
I, too, am new on BikeForums. However, I would...

I, too, am new on BikeForums. However, I would like to present the antithesis to Scuderia's bikes:
My '99 Giant hand-me-down complete with harvested parts from my bro's busted bike. Gets me through...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-22-09, 05:23 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,306
Posted By Jimmybug
Are you familiar with BikeSnobNYC? He's a pretty...

Are you familiar with BikeSnobNYC? He's a pretty sarcastic/satirical dude.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-20-09, 08:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,946
Posted By Jimmybug
Bravo.

Bravo.
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