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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-31-14, 01:50 PM
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Posted By misskaz
Today I admitted defeat regarding my ****ing...

Today I admitted defeat regarding my ****ing canti brakes on my geared bike. Those things are such a pain to adjust. They're completely out of alignment so I took it into a shop to let the experts...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-23-14, 08:26 PM
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Posted By misskaz
Today I: ...

Today I:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3830/14275102443_d617345a50_n.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nKrCBV)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/nKrCBV) by miss_kaz (https://www.flickr.com/people/66556836@N00/),...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-15-14, 08:36 AM
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Posted By misskaz
Currently 45 degrees, rainy, and windy. On May...

Currently 45 degrees, rainy, and windy. On May 15. Don't wanna hear your **** about "waa waa it's too sunny and hot!"
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-02-14, 08:59 AM
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Posted By misskaz
Nice! My first car was a '95 Cherokee. Loved it.

Nice! My first car was a '95 Cherokee. Loved it.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-29-14, 10:36 AM
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Posted By misskaz
Oh you know, just a 219-acre park...

Oh you know, just a 219-acre park (http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/humboldtpark/#.U1_T-a1dXYI) one block away. :) (Alas, I haven't found a fenced dog park, but he prefers walks to running...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-29-14, 08:14 AM
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Posted By misskaz
Today was my first bike commute from the new...

Today was my first bike commute from the new apartment. 5 miles seems so short compared to my old 10 mile commute. Doesn't even feel like exercise! And bike lanes the whole way; what a luxury.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-28-14, 08:18 AM
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Posted By misskaz
Today was my first commute from the new...

Today was my first commute from the new apartment. Pouring rain, so I didn't ride. My CTA commute time has dropped from about 1:10 each way to 35 minutes. Pretty happy about that.

Pretty excited...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-25-14, 05:33 PM
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Posted By misskaz
(yesterday) I moved to my new apartment. it's...

(yesterday) I moved to my new apartment. it's tough to downsize from a 4bed house with a full garage and basement. i expected to be sad leaving the house today, but strangely i wasn't. maybe it's...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-19-14, 03:51 PM
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Posted By misskaz
I can't be trusted to put things on my credit...

I can't be trusted to put things on my credit card, but my bank has an app that will send a push notification (or I can get a text message) every time a debit or credit hits my account (or however...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-18-14, 08:03 PM
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Posted By misskaz
Today I sold that bike of my ex's! Yay. Also sold...

Today I sold that bike of my ex's! Yay. Also sold one window A/C unit, a nice folding/extension ladder, and a shop vac. Oh and earlier this week sold my old hybrid. Just need to sell a lawnmower and...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-18-14, 07:22 AM
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Posted By misskaz
I think it's about a 53. Pics including measuring...

I think it's about a 53. Pics including measuring tape here (http://imgur.com/a/EMIBQ) if you're curious, but shipping isn't in the cards. I move Thursday and my goal is to get rid of it this...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-17-14, 12:48 PM
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Posted By misskaz
Today I took pictures to hopefully sell my ex's...

Today I took pictures to hopefully sell my ex's janky SS conversion of a 90s era specialized allez sport. hoping the nice condition frame and like-new gatorskin tires mean i'll get a decent price for...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-16-14, 12:56 PM
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Posted By misskaz
Clotheslines are endlessly entertaining, hence my...

Clotheslines are endlessly entertaining, hence my current obsession with WWE.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-29-14, 01:36 PM
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Posted By misskaz
I was on the market for a LONG 9 months! I'm...

I was on the market for a LONG 9 months! I'm bringing a little money to the table, but not much (I'm not underwater, but not quite making enough to cover all the closing costs and realtor...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-28-14, 01:00 PM
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Posted By misskaz
Today I finally, after WEEKS of ****ty and...

Today I finally, after WEEKS of ****ty and confusing back and forth negotiations, settled on terms with a dude to buy my house. Closing is in 2 weeks, possession until May 1, and now I have one month...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-26-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,813
Posted By misskaz
OP, I think you're worrying about it more than...

OP, I think you're worrying about it more than you need to. I'm 5'1" and my inseam is 28". I can ride a 46cm bike with a negative standover clearance just fine. Granted I don't have boy parts, but...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-19-14, 08:18 AM
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Views: 3,374
Posted By misskaz
Slowing down so you're not hitting it at full...

Slowing down so you're not hitting it at full speed is an option. (I know, crazy, right?)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-09-14, 10:29 AM
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Posted By misskaz
dang y'all are gutsy. i'm all wishy-washy about...

dang y'all are gutsy. i'm all wishy-washy about just extending my half-sleeve down to my wrist for fear of it being harder to cover up. so many women's cardigans (my coverup clothing item of choice)...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-06-14, 10:41 AM
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Posted By misskaz
i like being able to just pull up with my foot to...

i like being able to just pull up with my foot to reset the pedals to a good start position when i'm at a red light or whatever. doing the take foot off, hook under pedal thing is annoying to me....
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-28-14, 03:04 PM
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Posted By misskaz
LOL! I guess you're right about them not being...

LOL! I guess you're right about them not being professionals, more like hobbyists... I'm new to this brand of entertainment so wasn't sure what to call the, uh, minor leagues? :p Whatevs, it's fun...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-28-14, 09:41 AM
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Posted By misskaz
Tonight I'm going to see some professional...

Tonight I'm going to see some professional wrestling (http://www.aawrestling.com/) and I'm so excited. Couldn't afford tickets to Monday's RAW here in Chicago so this is a good and much cheaper...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-14-14, 08:41 AM
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Posted By misskaz
twss *rimshot*

twss

*rimshot*
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-06-14, 12:31 PM
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Posted By misskaz
I'm throwing a few $K of work into my house this...

I'm throwing a few $K of work into my house this week to hopefully help it sell this year (after many months on the market). Among other work, I just got a new toilet to replace a powder blue one and...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-30-14, 08:48 AM
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Posted By misskaz
Is it weird that I'm so happy for and proud of...

Is it weird that I'm so happy for and proud of you guys? We've never even met! Kudos nonetheless. :)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-21-14, 10:27 AM
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Posted By misskaz
Interesting how no one gives Harbaugh a hard time...

Interesting how no one gives Harbaugh a hard time about the many temper tantrums (http://espn.go.com/nfl/playoffs/2013/story/_/id/10300962/flem-file-jim-harbaugh-greatest-fits) he has on the...
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