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Forum: Folding Bikes 08-03-15, 01:29 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 48,151
Posted By puppypilgrim
A lovely build. Thank you for sharing.

A lovely build. Thank you for sharing.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-15-15, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 486,480
Posted By puppypilgrim
TT, I am 49 this year. Wish I could catch a plane...

TT, I am 49 this year. Wish I could catch a plane to where you are and ride your bikes! I'm 5' 5.5" and would probably fit. :-)
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 05-22-14, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 89,595
Posted By puppypilgrim
Armstrong is guilty, no question. But when you...

Armstrong is guilty, no question. But when you look at the history of doping in professional sports, it is clear the trickle down effect is pervasive except maybe in curling.

Ex-49er In Class...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 05-13-14, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 89,595
Posted By puppypilgrim
Sorry, I'm so late to this thread, but WITHOUT a...

Sorry, I'm so late to this thread, but WITHOUT a doubt, Merckx for all the reasons you gave. But Merckx rode during the era of highly individual TdFs not the completely team strategized,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-14-14, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 677
Posted By puppypilgrim
Yeah top tube fit is everything. Standover...

Yeah top tube fit is everything. Standover comes is way second.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-13-14, 08:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,998
Posted By puppypilgrim
Tejano, I love the wrench on the bike's downtube!...

Tejano, I love the wrench on the bike's downtube!
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Forum: Utility Cycling 02-26-14, 01:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,570
Posted By puppypilgrim
Hi Ty, Wow! That is a thread from a long...

Hi Ty,

Wow! That is a thread from a long time ago. I have since left the city and moved to the rural country in the mountains living amidst wild deer, bears, moose, wolves and lynx. When I left...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-24-12, 12:31 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 178,856
Posted By puppypilgrim
I turn 46 later this year and just tuned up my...

I turn 46 later this year and just tuned up my bikes and went for a ride today. It was my first real ride of 2012. Its windy where I live and there is usually a coastal wind that blows in the mid...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-09-12, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 486,480
Posted By puppypilgrim
http://vimeo.com/36474608

http://vimeo.com/36474608
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-01-12, 11:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,228
Posted By puppypilgrim
Fantastic pics of the er, blondes and bikes! The...

Fantastic pics of the er, blondes and bikes! The food pics make me soooo hungry!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-18-11, 02:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,051
Posted By puppypilgrim
Depending on your strength and fitness level,...

Depending on your strength and fitness level, something between 68-75 gear inches. You may have to push up a hill. I rode from Vancouver, BC to Seattle on a 72 gear inch fixed gear and had to push...
Forum: Touring 09-24-11, 10:55 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,668
Posted By puppypilgrim
Machka, I visited your website and read your...

Machka,

I visited your website and read your love story. How wonderful!

Thank you for sharing.

Victor
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-24-11, 01:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,771
Posted By puppypilgrim
My bike looks like this now for city riding. The...

My bike looks like this now for city riding. The handlebars are from an old Raleigh 3-speed making it quite perfect for city riding. The basket is very handy for getting groceries or carrying...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-24-11, 01:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,771
Posted By puppypilgrim
Arson, I dunno if you mean the OP (me) or...

Arson,

I dunno if you mean the OP (me) or the previous poster. In any case, since I'm trying to be helpful and feeling generous after my second cup of coffee, I am 5' 5.5" and about 150 lbs.
...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-24-11, 12:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,771
Posted By puppypilgrim
I don't really know about Quebec -- as you well...

I don't really know about Quebec -- as you well know, they have a rather "different" way of doing things than the rest of Canada. For BC, it was only 12% HST as the bike was recognized as being...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-03-11, 12:03 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 42,943
Posted By puppypilgrim
Quick update, I'm now running 46x20 FW (that's...

Quick update, I'm now running 46x20 FW (that's freewheel) for a singlespeed of 61-62 gear inches.

Its not slowing me down any and if anything, my average speed as increased as I am accelerating...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-01-11, 01:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,200
Posted By puppypilgrim
Get a Kilo TT. Change the pedals and saddle. ...

Get a Kilo TT. Change the pedals and saddle. Mount Michelin Krylions at the first puncture of the OEM tires. Live happily ever after. Oh yeah and install at least the front brake.
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 08-22-11, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,715
Posted By puppypilgrim
1) Ride your own pace. 2) Eat and drink well...

1) Ride your own pace.

2) Eat and drink well before you feel like giving up. Unless you have a medical, feelings of "I can't do this" and other emotions of despair are usually signs of bonking. ...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-20-11, 01:58 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,063,064
Posted By puppypilgrim
Kilo with flipped bars kinda like Lauterwasser or...

Kilo with flipped bars kinda like Lauterwasser or North Roads.

http://i56.tinypic.com/6qe1yp.jpg

http://i55.tinypic.com/24qk38j.jpg
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-19-11, 11:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,409
Posted By puppypilgrim
Its not about the bike. If your heart is there,...

Its not about the bike. If your heart is there, you'll do it. Choose your one gear sensibly and if its too steep walk it. It doesn't get more complicated than that.

For touring, I would...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-16-11, 02:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,599
Posted By puppypilgrim
Many people make the mistake of thinking they can...

Many people make the mistake of thinking they can "buy performance" going up hills.

The best way to go faster on hills is to lose excess bodyweight. Using Tour de France (elite cyclists) as a...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-16-11, 01:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,409
Posted By puppypilgrim
Sorry been too busy to log into SSFG lately. ...

Sorry been too busy to log into SSFG lately.

Squirrelli and I just rode up Cypress Mountain today. I did this mountain twice now in 2 weeks. Here are pics and elevation profile:...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-16-11, 01:14 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 178,856
Posted By puppypilgrim
Just rode up a mountain for the second time in as...

Just rode up a mountain for the second time in as many weeks. This is the elevation profile:...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-16-11, 12:41 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 178,856
Posted By puppypilgrim
After logging more miles this summer, I did some...

After logging more miles this summer, I did some mods tonight. Hacksaw + file + hammer + screwdriver = slammed stem.

Its definitely a position that is more comfortable for maximal efforts. ...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-16-11, 12:38 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 178,856
Posted By puppypilgrim
The bike is a Mercier Kilo TT stripper (no...

The bike is a Mercier Kilo TT stripper (no decals) in chrome - size 47 cm.
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