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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-27-09, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By matt wisconsin
Indoor Training

Have any of you made any homemade trainers for winter? It's been under zero and I just can't get myself outside and I don't plan on doing much indoor training, so just macgyverying something would...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-04-09, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By matt wisconsin
take the cog off and check. he can't tell you...

take the cog off and check. he can't tell you without seeing it.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-03-09, 11:49 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 3,795,232
Posted By matt wisconsin
Is your Regal comfortable like that? Or your set...

Is your Regal comfortable like that? Or your set up for that matter?

Not to be a dick, just trying to find a more comfortable position for my Regal.. I wouldn't go with that much of an angle, but...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-31-08, 02:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,446
Posted By matt wisconsin
busted my knee up on a skid when I caught a weird...

busted my knee up on a skid when I caught a weird edge of the pavement. My knee looked like a pizza for a month and I thought I shattered my knee cap.

Then a week or 2 later I was in Minneapolis...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-31-08, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By matt wisconsin
The SRAM powerlinks are actually pretty easy to...

The SRAM powerlinks are actually pretty easy to get off. You just push the two together and make sure the chain doesn't bend and it should just pop off with a bit of force. their 8 speed chains are...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-30-08, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By matt wisconsin
I hope you realize you need to take some links...

I hope you realize you need to take some links off your spraypainted chain (?)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-29-08, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By matt wisconsin
not to hijack, but I got my first puncture test...

not to hijack, but I got my first puncture test riding my new saddle in the basement (first flat since summer).
do you think I have to boot it or will it be fine?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-25-08, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By matt wisconsin
I had one in a front wheel and it was just...

I had one in a front wheel and it was just needless weight. Just buy a gatorskin and don't skid so much:)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-24-08, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By matt wisconsin
test it out with a cut up bottle and if you like...

test it out with a cut up bottle and if you like it, get something that looks nicer or keep the bottle.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-24-08, 11:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,456
Posted By matt wisconsin
go outside, ride your bike, watch your friends...

go outside, ride your bike, watch your friends ride their bikes, ride in the wrong lane, get in fights with drunk public workers who want to kill you, listen to The Mall.. same thing for free.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-24-08, 02:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By matt wisconsin
search for responses on 1/8 vs. 3/32. I rode...

search for responses on 1/8 vs. 3/32.

I rode 3/32 for 3 years until I threw a 1/8 KMC Z chain on for winter and I LOVE it. It is the smoothest, quietest drive train I have ever had. $10 3/32 cog...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-24-08, 02:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,121
Posted By matt wisconsin
A lot of websites advertise the new production...

A lot of websites advertise the new production white regals as Lorica. I don't know when this started. I am truly grateful for this because I don't use leather and it seems the only nice saddles...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-23-08, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,121
Posted By matt wisconsin
I believe the white regals are/were made of...

I believe the white regals are/were made of Lorica.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-22-08, 05:21 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 3,795,232
Posted By matt wisconsin
nice clean build. Like someone said, I'd...

nice clean build. Like someone said, I'd personally go with a dif. brake lever, but w/e works for you.
I really want to find a panasonic sometime soon.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-21-08, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,366,766
Posted By matt wisconsin
IKIHSIN didn't give it away? ;)

IKIHSIN didn't give it away? ;)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-21-08, 04:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,598
Posted By matt wisconsin
dude. yea. this spring is going to be so nice...

dude. yea. this spring is going to be so nice after this winter.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-21-08, 04:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,598
Posted By matt wisconsin
rain pants d00d. jeans+rain=horrible.

rain pants d00d. jeans+rain=horrible.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-21-08, 04:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 726
Posted By matt wisconsin
I have used a hacksaw, a pipe cutter, and a cut...

I have used a hacksaw, a pipe cutter, and a cut off blade on a right angle grinder. The 3rd worked the best. I've always had trouble with the pipe cutters on the weird angle of the bars and...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-21-08, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 847
Posted By matt wisconsin
I know you don't want to hear this, but I have...

I know you don't want to hear this, but I have tried a number of chain tools, expensive and not, and I stick confidently to my wal-mart special which I have had for years. the teeth that hold the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-20-08, 10:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,022
Posted By matt wisconsin
I'd go for upgrades that will make noticeable...

I'd go for upgrades that will make noticeable differences besides in your wallet. Your seatpost is fine, your brakes will work fine.

I'd get a decent saddle first and ride it like that. Don't be...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-20-08, 09:49 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 17,749
Posted By matt wisconsin
Anyone else having issues with cities not plowing...

Anyone else having issues with cities not plowing the side roads? Most of my routes around town are on side roads and I'm running into 2-3 inches of rutted roads and im running 23's.
I heard...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-20-08, 06:31 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 3,795,232
Posted By matt wisconsin
describing what position he rides them? idk its...

describing what position he rides them? idk its not that important.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-20-08, 06:13 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 3,795,232
Posted By matt wisconsin
I was thinking the same thing.. not to be rude,...

I was thinking the same thing.. not to be rude, but could you explain how pursuit bars are comfortable in that position because I have seen it before.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-19-08, 04:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,279
Posted By matt wisconsin
cool, if the bike find makes you that happy, then...

cool, if the bike find makes you that happy, then who cares what model it is, a large majority of people wouldn't care or notice the dif. except on bikeforums. You'll be a lot happier if you don't...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-19-08, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,366,766
Posted By matt wisconsin
yeah hopefully these kids get back in cars, stop...

yeah hopefully these kids get back in cars, stop having fun, and being normal again. ugh.
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