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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-22-16, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2,654
Views: 456,324
Posted By iamtim
Hey, I didn't realize this thread existed. ...

Hey, I didn't realize this thread existed. Here's mine:

http://www.pedalroom.com/p/2016-mercier-kilo-tt-pro-29406_5.jpg

It's pretty stock 2016 Kilo TT Pro save for the PowerGrips Deluxe pedals...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-20-16, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 149,559
Posted By iamtim
All BF members have the same garage door. It's a...

All BF members have the same garage door. It's a requirement.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-20-16, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 149,559
Posted By iamtim
On my old Kilo TT...

On my old Kilo TT (http://www.pedalroom.com/p/2007-mercier-kilo-tt-29416_1.jpg) I ran my actual Kashimax Aero saddle from my BMX racing days in the early '80s. OMG, I can not explain how much...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-20-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 93,487
Posted By iamtim
That's exactly what this is for. Well, that and...

That's exactly what this is for. Well, that and giving me something to do when I don't want to/don't have the time to put on the kit and break out the geared bike.



Thanks! Even though I said...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-19-16, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 118,024
Posted By iamtim
<--- like that.

<--- like that.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-18-16, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By iamtim
Oh, that sucks. I'm sorry to hear that.

Oh, that sucks. I'm sorry to hear that.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-18-16, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By iamtim
IRO Cycles

So what actually happened to IRO Cycles? Does anyone know?

I took a couple of years off from cycling and during that time they went from pretty prominent in the FGSS market to... well, I think...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-17-16, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 93,487
Posted By iamtim
Well, here she is, done for now... at least until...

Well, here she is, done for now... at least until parts start wearing out and breaking. 2016 Kilo TT Pro with PowerGrips deluxe pedals/straps and 42cm Pure Fix riser bars. I'm happy.
...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-16-16, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4,115
Views: 419,252
Posted By iamtim
Found one. Yeah, I'm pretty sure it's a Trek. ...

Found one. Yeah, I'm pretty sure it's a Trek. This Trek 1500 is very, very similar:

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-r_rA9ARl2Rc/TswVtm_PpGI/AAAAAAAAD4o/WMkMqzj0ovE/s1600/DSC_0017.JPG
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-16-16, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4,115
Views: 419,252
Posted By iamtim
It very much looks like a Trek head badge. The...

It very much looks like a Trek head badge. The fork looks Trek-like too. I've been looking at some other Treks (1500, 2000) from that approximate era (aluminum frame and fork, threaded headset) and...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-16-16, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By iamtim
So... you bought the Kent from Walmart, now you...

So... you bought the Kent from Walmart, now you bought one of these. Instead of snapping up a stable of cheap bikes, why not save your money and get a Kilo TT or something similar at that level? ...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-15-16, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,545
Views: 354,424
Posted By iamtim
I like my bars wide; when I run drops I run 46cm,...

I like my bars wide; when I run drops I run 46cm, but my risers tend to be a bit narrower than that. The risers I just bought the other day are 42cm and they're almost too narrow for me. I think...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-15-16, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 213,878
Posted By iamtim
https://www.rei.com/media/oo/65fea421-63f0-4556-a7...

https://www.rei.com/media/oo/65fea421-63f0-4556-a7b0-267be450173c.jpg

These!

Yes, I know these aren't the most popular setup, but I love them. This is my third set on as many bikes, and even...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-13-16, 06:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 924
Posted By iamtim
kilott# Did I do that right? :D

kilott#

Did I do that right?

:D
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-12-16, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,539
Views: 60,115
Posted By iamtim
It's a shame, I liked their stuff.

It's a shame, I liked their stuff.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-12-16, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,539
Views: 60,115
Posted By iamtim
I think IRO itself is long gone.

I think IRO itself is long gone.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-11-16, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18,735
Views: 1,150,133
Posted By iamtim
Holy hell yes.

Holy hell yes.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-11-16, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18,735
Views: 1,150,133
Posted By iamtim
Can we not? I mean... can there be just one...

Can we not? I mean... can there be just one internet site that isn't talking about Pokemon? Can we, you know, talk about bikes, instead? Or cake? Or marine life? Anything but Pokemon, really.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-09-16, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 93,487
Posted By iamtim
Not that anyone is paying attention to the...

Not that anyone is paying attention to the progress of my new bike, and I hate to steal attention away from that awesome Steamroller, but here's my new Kilo TT Pro as it sits right now:
...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-08-16, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4,115
Views: 419,252
Posted By iamtim
Reminds me of this bike.

Reminds me of this bike.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-08-16, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4,115
Views: 419,252
Posted By iamtim
http://i498.photobucket.com/albums/rr347/iamtim/00...

http://i498.photobucket.com/albums/rr347/iamtim/00G0G_eSuGvXAfZKh_600x450_zpsxx1ugdwi.jpg

Whoa.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-06-16, 01:37 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 26,316
Posted By iamtim
So... here is my only geared bike. Originally a...

So... here is my only geared bike. Originally a 2001 Trek 5200 (USPS model) I bought used for parts (the frame and fork both had cracks) to put on a 2012 Motobecane Vent Noir frame and fork from...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-06-16, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 93,487
Posted By iamtim
Thank you! I was originally going to get a white...

Thank you! I was originally going to get a white Stripper, but I think the Pro does generally look better. Plus you get the better wheels and cranks.



I know, I know, heh. My feet are very...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-05-16, 10:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 724
Posted By iamtim
Look. It's real simple. You just walk in to her...

Look. It's real simple. You just walk in to her like you own the place, and say, "Listen. I'm keeping all 6 bikes, so you'd just better get used to the idea. And I don't wanna hear no lip about...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-05-16, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 93,487
Posted By iamtim
After a stupid UPS snafu, my 2016 Kilo TT Pro...

After a stupid UPS snafu, my 2016 Kilo TT Pro finally arrived. I just finished putting it together and taking it for a spin around the block.
...
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