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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-01-14, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,413
Posted By Jay D
Fixed gear/SS is possible in Seattle however just...

Fixed gear/SS is possible in Seattle however just make sure you're geared low, use a brake and have no shame of walking your bike up hills when necessary.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-01-14, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By Jay D
I assume you're talking about the Tricross...

I assume you're talking about the Tricross Singlecross that Specialized made but is now discontinued. I currently ride one as my all around commuter/short touring bike. You're probably not going to...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-23-13, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,091
Posted By Jay D
You're going to have to do some homework on this...

You're going to have to do some homework on this subject, but the first issue you're going to run into is the clamp diameter of your stem might be different than the drop bar. You may have to...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-03-12, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,434
Posted By Jay D
I see that the Link Uno has gone up a bit on...

I see that the Link Uno has gone up a bit on ThorUSA, do you expect the price to change anymore?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-28-12, 12:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By Jay D
I had the same problem when deciding on what PB...

I had the same problem when deciding on what PB bike fenders I should use on my 28 tires. I discovered that when in doubt, pick the larger size. If you go too narrow, it will be a pain adjusting...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-28-12, 12:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,434
Posted By Jay D
Is this part of a Memorial Day sale or just his...

Is this part of a Memorial Day sale or just his normal price for the Link Uno?
Forum: Commuting 05-23-12, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,601
Posted By Jay D
Cutting back fenders for bus racks

To save gas money and to simply not use my car as much, I want to start incorporating public transit into my commute which will greatly increase the range I can travel with my bike. Our local...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-23-12, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 378,189
Posted By Jay D
How is that even possible? We keep hearing this...

How is that even possible? We keep hearing this same argument from the anti-helmet crowd of requiring evidence that a death or injury could have been different with or without a helmet. ...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-21-12, 01:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,606
Posted By Jay D
Is that seat height where you would normally ride...

Is that seat height where you would normally ride it or is just sitting down that low just for the build? The frame might be a little too large for you if you have to slam the seat down that low to...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-21-12, 12:59 AM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 378,189
Posted By Jay D
Yeah, as I'm sure his head would have been...

Yeah, as I'm sure his head would have been perfectly fine without the helmet.
Forum: Recumbent 04-24-12, 12:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,090
Posted By Jay D
Ehhh, why do people do things like this? I...

Ehhh, why do people do things like this? I wouldn't ride a bike like that so I would demand a refund.
Forum: Commuting 04-23-12, 03:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,934
Posted By Jay D
This is a highly debatable subject, but from my...

This is a highly debatable subject, but from my point of view it's best to not use headphones at all for safetly reasons. I like to have a full awareness of my surroundings when I ride, that...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-17-12, 02:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By Jay D
I ride SS/FG for commuting purposes and I have...

I ride SS/FG for commuting purposes and I have discovered that I have a much wider selection of parts by running a straight 3/32 drive train rather than going for a 1/8 track setup.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-12-12, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 816
Posted By Jay D
I have a wheel built up with a SRAM Automatrix...

I have a wheel built up with a SRAM Automatrix hub and I believe it can be either 120mm or 130mm as I was able to install it on my Specialized Singlecross cyclocross bike which has 120mm spacing. If...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-23-12, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,670
Posted By Jay D
Just attach a note to the bike that says, "Chuck...

Just attach a note to the bike that says, "Chuck Norris owns this bike." No bike lock necessary.
Forum: Commuting 03-21-12, 01:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By Jay D
Yes, as this is the perfect forum to post an...

Yes, as this is the perfect forum to post an Eminem video...
Forum: Recumbent 03-20-12, 01:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By Jay D
I'm in Bellevue, WA.

I'm in Bellevue, WA.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-20-12, 01:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 21,101
Posted By Jay D
Specialized and Trek are like the Chevys and...

Specialized and Trek are like the Chevys and Fords of the bicycle world. Yeah, there are more exotic brands out there but Specialized accomodates to various rider budgets pretty well and offer some...
Forum: Commuting 03-20-12, 01:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,004
Posted By Jay D
If you're commuting in an area that's relatively...

If you're commuting in an area that's relatively flat then I would opt for a single speed. Gears are a pain to mess with and even after being adjusted, they never seem to stay aligned perfectly due...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-09-12, 01:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 684
Posted By Jay D
Yes, I would have to say that a 60cm frame is too...

Yes, I would have to say that a 60cm frame is too big as well. As a source of reference, I'm 6' and ride a 56cm frame.
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-05-12, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By Jay D
It's a folding bike, it's designed to be stored...

It's a folding bike, it's designed to be stored while folded. In fact that's the entire purpose of folding bikes--to take up less space while folded.
Forum: Commuting 02-25-12, 09:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,046
Posted By Jay D
Without knowing the tone of voice used to say...

Without knowing the tone of voice used to say this, but I would also just qualify this as "small talk" as well. No uptight response required...
Forum: Living Car Free 10-04-11, 07:19 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,728
Posted By Jay D
Get the license, even if you don't use it for...

Get the license, even if you don't use it for driving you'll need as a form of identification which required for employment.
Forum: Recumbent 08-07-11, 04:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,683
Posted By Jay D
No, the angle of the head tubes are different on...

No, the angle of the head tubes are different on the 20 and 26 so doing this conversion isn't just a matter of slapping on a new fork and wheel. Using a 26 wheel on the front of a Giro 20 will throw...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-02-11, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,823
Posted By Jay D
Yes, you should be able to. I just recently...

Yes, you should be able to. I just recently purchased an Mu Uno and it came with the front brake already installed (I removed it though) and I believe the Speed Uno's should come with one as well. ...
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