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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-17-15, 09:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,753
Posted By GromCake
wow ive been reading it as prototype for like a...

wow ive been reading it as prototype for like a year, whoops. haha. uhh yeah op replace my recommendation with scrods i trust his judgment, and have never compared the two personally. all i can say...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-16-15, 11:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,753
Posted By GromCake
they both come in silver and black tho. op....

they both come in silver and black tho.

op. if you insist on sticking with loose ball, I'd go Hatta. cause mirror polish, only a little more expensive than normal sg75, and a little less than...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-14-15, 08:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,393
Posted By GromCake
Depends on the bike, I don't put any stickers on...

Depends on the bike, I don't put any stickers on my nicer rides, but my kilo has quite a few. I like stealthy placement. Inside the fork legs, chain stays, behind the seat tube, under the down tube,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-13-15, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By GromCake
Yeah the spacing is going to be an issue. Surly...

Yeah the spacing is going to be an issue. Surly makes a 135mm ss disc hub, and you can buy 6-bolt cogs to mount to the disc side from velosolo. That's a much better solution than trying to space a...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-29-15, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By GromCake
Sram Force 1x is mega cool looking, and probably...

Sram Force 1x is mega cool looking, and probably a great crankset. But like literally any other 1x cx or sscx crank would work.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-27-15, 09:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,687
Posted By GromCake
your head is so incredibly far up your ass....

your head is so incredibly far up your ass. unpucker for a good five seconds for the better of humanity please.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-27-15, 08:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,502
Posted By GromCake
can climb even higher you mean 😉

can climb even higher you mean 😉
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-26-15, 11:20 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,687
Posted By GromCake
I don't think you do cause you seem to be having...

I don't think you do cause you seem to be having trouble grasping the fact that it wasn't intended to be taken as scientifically accurate information, and that the innacuracies had absolutely zero...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-26-15, 11:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,502
Posted By GromCake
7005 is a fine choice, and preferable to 6061....

7005 is a fine choice, and preferable to 6061. However, integrated seat clamp on an alu frame is typically an automatic "no" for me. Wrenching down too tight, or even to proper spec just too many...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-26-15, 08:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,502
Posted By GromCake
i'm feelin' feisty today so let's hopefully get...

i'm feelin' feisty today so let's hopefully get this out of the way in one post. they still suck for 2015, don't spend your money on one, "#kilott", "ignore the kilo lemmings", insert argument about...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-26-15, 08:26 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,687
Posted By GromCake
I wasn't aware that idea of hyperbole had...

I wasn't aware that idea of hyperbole had apparently only come around in the past two decades or so. But here - Hyperbole: noun; exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-25-15, 12:21 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,687
Posted By GromCake
so now back on topic, the kona paddy wagon, or an...

so now back on topic, the kona paddy wagon, or an all city nature boy also come to mind. both seem like they'd be good for what op's going for. might have to change gearing and a couple other...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-25-15, 12:10 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,687
Posted By GromCake
woah we get it you were like super hardcore and...

woah we get it you were like super hardcore and could ride 7000ft climbs with 35 lbs of extra weight. cool amazing im wicked impressed. now you just have to learn how people communicate casually...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-22-15, 06:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By GromCake
a bit, yes. the closer reach let's me sit more...

a bit, yes. the closer reach let's me sit more upright, but I did run the saddle on a road bike with probably 3" of saddle-bar drop and much farther reach and it was still very comfy for me. it all...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-22-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 734
Posted By GromCake
a lot of shops just don't bother trying to...

a lot of shops just don't bother trying to actually fit most of their clientele because most of their clientele is going to ride very casually, and usually a fit at a shop costs more than a casual...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-22-15, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By GromCake
my brooks b17 works fine on my portuer which...

my brooks b17 works fine on my portuer which porbably has like 3-5" of saddle-bar drop, gotta make sure not to ride the (literal) rivet or it'll poke into yer grundel. but if you're sat where you're...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-22-15, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,531
Posted By GromCake
nope. everyone's lying about going fast to look...

nope. everyone's lying about going fast to look cool. single speeds can't be fast it's like always being stuck in first gear in a car. :rolleyes:
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-16-15, 04:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,072
Posted By GromCake
During the nice weather months I probably spend...

During the nice weather months I probably spend probably 70% of the time riding fixed on my kilo, it's my go-to bike for point-a to point-b riding, 25% riding my ss porteur on the lazy days (lighter...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-03-15, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,045
Posted By GromCake
the kilo fork can't be threaded, assuming all...

the kilo fork can't be threaded, assuming all kilo forks are identical that is. on mine anyway, the inside diameter of the steerer tube is a bit too wide to fit the 22.2mm diameter of a quill stem....
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-29-15, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,036
Posted By GromCake
I think I know the Bareknuckle you're talking...

I think I know the Bareknuckle you're talking about. Purple repaint? There's a dent in the seatstay, but he says his LBS told him it's not bad enough to worry about. I know from pedalroom. The bike's...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-26-15, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By GromCake
you're looking for a "seatpost bolt" and "track...

you're looking for a "seatpost bolt" and "track nuts" or "axle nuts". make sure you get a pair of 9mm bolts for the front and 10mm for the rear, these are the standard sizes and what I'm sure your...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-21-15, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By GromCake
i love my deda rhm-01s. i think they might fit...

i love my deda rhm-01s. i think they might fit your guidelines, but i don't know how much room you consider to be enough. the reach is long enough for me to get a plenty firm grip and i have somewhat...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-27-15, 04:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,362
Posted By GromCake
no worries, interesting info that i haven't read...

no worries, interesting info that i haven't read about or thought of before! more reasons to stick with clipless.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-27-15, 04:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,362
Posted By GromCake
so essentially being closer to the center of the...

so essentially being closer to the center of the pedal spindle (as is with clipless systems) would yield more efficient power transfer?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-27-15, 02:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,362
Posted By GromCake
care to explain?

care to explain?
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