Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   >

Showing results 1 to 25 of 34
Search took 1.22 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: crashtheparty
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 01-12-10, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By crashtheparty
I'm not 100% sure what exactly it's called, but...

I'm not 100% sure what exactly it's called, but the guy at my LBS described them as bolts with a pentagon shaped key (?). I think that's what he said. Is that what locking skewers are? But yes,...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 01-11-10, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By crashtheparty
thanks for the advice! =) right now I have a...

thanks for the advice! =) right now I have a kryptonite....something. I don't recall which one it is and it is in my dorm room at college.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 01-11-10, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By crashtheparty
haha, thanks. I'm think what I'm gonna do is get...

haha, thanks. I'm think what I'm gonna do is get the front and back wheels bolted and then just u-lock the back wheel and the frame with a cable going through the front wheel. That's what I did in...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 01-11-10, 04:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By crashtheparty
Thank you Craigslist! (2010 Sirrus!)

So apparently The Ellen Show gave away a bunch of coupons for the 2010 Specialized Sirrus. I had fallen head over heels for the 09 Sirrus, but it was just too far out of my price range (hey, I'm a...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-01-09, 01:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,653
Posted By crashtheparty
thanks! i'll take it in next week hopefully.

thanks! i'll take it in next week hopefully.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-30-09, 10:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,653
Posted By crashtheparty
In Valencia on the way to Magic Mountain. It's...

In Valencia on the way to Magic Mountain. It's not horribly steep or long, but it is too steep for me to get easily over it with any sort of speed at all. The only way to avoid it is to add about 3...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-30-09, 02:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,653
Posted By crashtheparty
haha, thanks! it took forever to actually get the...

haha, thanks! it took forever to actually get the job (and now I'm only a month away from going back to school and having to quit!) but at least its something! and thanks for the tip...if tightening...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-30-09, 01:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,653
Posted By crashtheparty
Hey y'all, Thanks so much for your replies,...

Hey y'all,

Thanks so much for your replies, I'm sorry I didn't get back to you earlier. (Dells are my favorite computers ever, they do a lovely job of completely crashing and taking all your...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-12-09, 03:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,653
Posted By crashtheparty
In case you missed the update at the top of the...

In case you missed the update at the top of the first post, I'm going through some tough financial times currently (as I'm sure lots of other people are) and it turns out I may have to sell my bike....
Forum: Commuting 06-03-09, 10:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 444
Posted By crashtheparty
Los Angeles, London, Dublin

Los Angeles, London, Dublin
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-02-09, 01:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,653
Posted By crashtheparty
Ok, that makes alot of sense. Thanks! ...

Ok, that makes alot of sense. Thanks!



Haha, my quads feel fine. I managed about 11 miles on the bike yesterday (1 of those miles downhill), but I've played soccer my whole life, plus some...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-02-09, 01:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,653
Posted By crashtheparty
Good luck with your build! And I just wanted to...

Good luck with your build! And I just wanted to say I loved the last bit of what you wrote, I can't remember the last time I heard someone use the word 'eviscerate'.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-02-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,653
Posted By crashtheparty
Nevermind, I just read sheldon's page on fixed...

Nevermind, I just read sheldon's page on fixed gears and I am officially enlightened on the subject. I feel quite proud of myself for making it the 2 miles uphill to school yesterday!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-02-09, 01:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,653
Posted By crashtheparty
Spot on dsh, it is 52/15. I don't even know what...

Spot on dsh, it is 52/15. I don't even know what that means for me, but I suppose it's good to know!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-02-09, 12:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,653
Posted By crashtheparty
Thanks! How do I find out what gear ratio it is?

Thanks! How do I find out what gear ratio it is?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-02-09, 12:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,653
Posted By crashtheparty
Thanks y'all! I train for work this weekend and...

Thanks y'all! I train for work this weekend and hopefully start up on Monday, so once I get my first paycheck I'm heading straight to the LBS and changing out the saddle (it's bloody awful!...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-02-09, 11:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,653
Posted By crashtheparty
I wish I were more knowledgeable on bikes to post...

I wish I were more knowledgeable on bikes to post all the info, but this is what I can figure out:

Frame: Focus SS-100(Made in Japan, with a sticker that says sold at Wheels Unlimited, which...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-02-09, 12:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,653
Posted By crashtheparty
First day Fixed!

UPDATE:So I'm going through some tough financial times currently (as I'm sure lots of other people are) and it turns out I may have to sell my bike. How much do you guys think I could get for it if I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-25-09, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By crashtheparty
Is this bike worth it?

Hello!

I'm looking around for a bike to commute on, not too far, about 15-20 mile round trip daily. I found this bike on craigslist, and I wanted to see if any of you have any advice on whether...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-25-09, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,136
Posted By crashtheparty
I lock my bike with a U-lock through the frame...

I lock my bike with a U-lock through the frame (sometimes the back wheel too) and a cable that goes through the front wheel and is connected with the U-lock. Nothing on the bike is quick release....
Forum: Living Car Free 05-04-09, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By crashtheparty
Thanks so much for the info Torrilin! I'm...

Thanks so much for the info Torrilin! I'm actually living with my parents for the summer, once school starts in the fall I'll be living on campus so getting to class won't even require a bike, lol....
Forum: Living Car Free 05-04-09, 03:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By crashtheparty
I actually live in Castaic (just outside of...

I actually live in Castaic (just outside of Valencia) and go to school near Pasadena. My job will be within easy biking range, so it won't be a problem to get there and back, and my summer classes...
Forum: Living Car Free 05-03-09, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By crashtheparty
Car Free for 3 1/2 months in London, preparing to give it a try in LA...tips?

I went abroad for a semester to London and bought a second hand bike upon arrival (which I am currently having difficulty selling...anyone want to buy a bike in central London?) and have remained car...
Forum: Southern California 06-30-08, 01:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 733
Posted By crashtheparty
Thanks for all the tips everyone!! I'll...

Thanks for all the tips everyone!! I'll definitely use some of those this week.
Garfield Cat: Although the morning isn't bad (I leave around 7:15 am for class at 8 am), I can't change the afternoon...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-23-08, 02:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,929
Posted By crashtheparty
I stayed on the sidewalk going down that same...

I stayed on the sidewalk going down that same street for another 10 minutes or so, so that wasn't it. However, I will keep that in mind as a possibility in the future. :thumb:
Showing results 1 to 25 of 34

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:17 AM.