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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-05-07, 08:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,963
Posted By redcurrycelt
Between the lack of brakes and the alcohol...

Between the lack of brakes and the alcohol dispensory unit, this bike is gonna hurt some fools.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-23-07, 03:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,337
Posted By redcurrycelt
It's going to be my bar/grocery...

It's going to be my bar/grocery getter/tricks/commuter/bangaround/lockitup without worry bike, but with better fit than my current conversion. Finally I'll have a bike with mofo track ends. ;)
...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-20-07, 12:59 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 10,304
Posted By redcurrycelt
I'm lucky in that most of my friends don't smoke....

I'm lucky in that most of my friends don't smoke. Then again, one of my closest friends and designated "party partner" does smoke and is always saying "hey, come out and have one with me", which is...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-14-07, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,539
Views: 60,153
Posted By redcurrycelt
Perfect. I waded for a while in these 45 pages...

Perfect. I waded for a while in these 45 pages and got lost, just needed a clarification.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-14-07, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,539
Views: 60,153
Posted By redcurrycelt
Is there a comprehensive page with all of the...

Is there a comprehensive page with all of the data on the bike? I've read IRO's sheet on it but I still have three questions:


1) Are the decals going to be above the clearcoat, or below!

2)...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-25-07, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,539
Views: 60,153
Posted By redcurrycelt
I would just call or email IRO and let 'em know. ...

I would just call or email IRO and let 'em know. There's plenty of time left for tweaks to orders ;)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-23-07, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,539
Views: 60,153
Posted By redcurrycelt
Yeah, let's get this show on the road! ...

Yeah, let's get this show on the road!

(says the new depositor)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-23-07, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,539
Views: 60,153
Posted By redcurrycelt
Where are folks seeing the logo design? I can't...

Where are folks seeing the logo design? I can't find a link to it so far.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-22-07, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,931
Posted By redcurrycelt
Yeah- I'm not sure why those are still included...

Yeah- I'm not sure why those are still included in modern kits. You won't be seeing a dunlop valve these days (unless you're buying an old old bike)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-22-07, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,539
Views: 60,153
Posted By redcurrycelt
Awesome! I just put in my deposit. I'm down for...

Awesome! I just put in my deposit. I'm down for a flat black, 59cm, threadless beast!

The 3 months lead time ought to allow me to get a decent build kit together by then, too.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-21-06, 04:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 913
Posted By redcurrycelt
Not sure I need to see a movie on messengers at...

Not sure I need to see a movie on messengers at all.. Just an 8.5x11" sheet of paper saying, "Tats, Tracks, Flats and Blatz", with a picture of Kevin Bacon pretty much sums it up..

(oh, and a...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-01-06, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By redcurrycelt
Curved seat tubes are back, apparently! ;) ...

Curved seat tubes are back, apparently! ;)

Yay
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-01-06, 02:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,670
Posted By redcurrycelt
On-One Midge or Mary bars would shred on that...

On-One Midge or Mary bars would shred on that thing- that and get some 'cross levers so you can brake while riding on the tops- road levers are a big pain offroad, especially in an emergency.
...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-30-06, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By redcurrycelt
Hmmmm... Why would you want to age tubulars? ...

Hmmmm... Why would you want to age tubulars? Rubber gets funky over time.

Maybe the old cat had some super fungus in his basement that added speedium to the tires.. Gotta ask H.P. Lovecraft on...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-30-06, 10:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 992
Posted By redcurrycelt
Mainly it's the solidity (or not) of the cog-hub...

Mainly it's the solidity (or not) of the cog-hub interface. Crap stamped cogs have a threaded area too short to provide enough strength. Reduce the surface area where load is, and zip go the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-30-06, 09:56 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,319
Posted By redcurrycelt
Love love love the brookses.. Somehow my B17...

Love love love the brookses.. Somehow my B17 special green saddle (a few months of riding old) is more comfy than my year+ old black B17 standard. Both are awesome, though. They give you feedback...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-30-06, 01:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,892
Posted By redcurrycelt
Clips: Bien: * You can wear pretty...

Clips:

Bien:

* You can wear pretty shoes and not clicky-clack around

* Track pedals with double straps are blingy

Mal:
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-29-06, 11:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 781
Posted By redcurrycelt
Some chains (especially "bushingless" chains)...

Some chains (especially "bushingless" chains) have pins that are "mushroomed" or widened at the ends to help with pin retention. With these chains, it's *critical* to use the masterlink, because...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-29-06, 01:35 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,777
Posted By redcurrycelt
Sheesh, people have a pretty low tolerance to...

Sheesh, people have a pretty low tolerance to skeez here! I'll admit SF has its seriously sketchy parts, but they're primarily sketchy if you are sketchy. Do you deal bunk drugs, owe drug dealers...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-27-06, 09:10 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 20,301
Posted By redcurrycelt
Plastic big wheel Awesome red tricycle ...

Plastic big wheel
Awesome red tricycle
Brick-heavy old blue BMX with plastic mag wheels, indestructable
Bridgestone CB-O proto-hybrid thing, stolen from school while in class
Haro MTB with funky...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-22-06, 03:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,664
Posted By redcurrycelt
Well, internets definitely have overhead, but...

Well, internets definitely have overhead, but they have far less than brick-and-mortar shops do. A savvy shop that expects to charge more than the big online houses these days will need specialize...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-15-06, 05:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 991
Posted By redcurrycelt
You can do it! If you smoke, the turr'rists win,...

You can do it! If you smoke, the turr'rists win, SB!

you don't want that **** on your concience, no sir..
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-13-06, 02:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,336
Posted By redcurrycelt
Yamaguchi gets the SF treatment: ...

Yamaguchi gets the SF treatment:

http://djorigami.com/ljpics/yama1.jpg
http://djorigami.com/ljpics/yama2.jpg

****ing love this bike- it absolutely flies. The substandard parts can't compete...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-11-06, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By redcurrycelt
I got royally hassled for biking vehicularly in...

I got royally hassled for biking vehicularly in Daly City, CA (a suburb of San Francisco). I had merged left to turn left and he pulled up next to me, demanded that I "pull over to the right" even...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-04-06, 10:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,175
Posted By redcurrycelt
I wonder if a really motivated thief could get...

I wonder if a really motivated thief could get through one of those u-section signposts with tinsnips...

Actually, a Dremel would probably the natural choice.

Scary **** guys! This is why I...
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