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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-10-10, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By i_b_pip
Technium Owner

I'm actually in the process of replacing my Technium BB with one from Velo Orange (http://www.velo-orange.com/grcrubobr.htm (http://www.velo-orange.com/grcrubobr.html)l) and have had a bit of a...
Forum: Texas 06-01-09, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By i_b_pip
oh man.... I was not prepared for those hills at...

oh man.... I was not prepared for those hills at aaaaall.

Actually, I take that back. I did prepare for them, mainly by eating all carbs, all the time. I had to walk up a hill or two, plus a...
Forum: Texas 05-27-09, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By i_b_pip
I'm just signing up for it now, though I don't...

I'm just signing up for it now, though I don't know anyone else riding in it either. :(
I'm not too worried about the hills, although there's not much opportunity for that here in Houston. I am a...
Forum: Texas 05-13-09, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By i_b_pip
Yep, just moved here a few months ago. In the...

Yep, just moved here a few months ago.
In the past few weeks I've been meeting up with the group from iCycle and riding with them. It's usually a group of about 5-10 riders of mixed age (15-50)...
Forum: Texas 04-28-09, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By i_b_pip
heh, I actually live just around the corner from...

heh, I actually live just around the corner from there, no need to ride a bike! :(
It took me a while to stumble on it, since I don't have many people to drink with here. But the food servings are...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 04-10-09, 05:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 430
Posted By i_b_pip
Matsuri? Good/bad/ok?

Hey all, I'm more of a commuter, but I'm also interested in putting a bit of time on the track. That is, if I can find the right kind of ride. Well, a fellow I rcently met is selling a Matsuri(sp?)...
Forum: Texas 03-14-09, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By i_b_pip
Not all of the Heights "area" is dry, there's a...

Not all of the Heights "area" is dry, there's a coffee shop just around the block that sells beer and wine. Though I was surprised not to find any alcohol at the Krogers on 20th. I circled the aisles...
Forum: Texas 03-04-09, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By i_b_pip
Houston Heights

Anyone out there who is looking for someone to ride along with for 20+ miles? i'm just getting back into cycling after a few months of inactivity. I would join a club, but I'm still settling in at...
Forum: Commuting 03-04-09, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By i_b_pip
Finally! the time has come again...

...to start commuting!

It's been three long months, with sparse hours at the gym, a new BB, and 200miles of back-of-the-pickup travel, and a new climate to deal with. But I've finally started my...
Forum: Texas 03-04-09, 06:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,676
Posted By i_b_pip
Wish I could ride it, but I signed up for a...

Wish I could ride it, but I signed up for a home-brew competition in Irving instead. My friend's a home-brewer, which is always good to have around ;)
Forum: Road Cycling 01-26-09, 07:00 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 19,531
Posted By i_b_pip
GIS Tech for a Flood Control District. I like...

GIS Tech for a Flood Control District.
I like to map out potential bikeways/MUPs/lanes/etc on the side. :thumb:
Forum: Texas 12-11-08, 09:53 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 36,827
Posted By i_b_pip
It's nice to see everyone and their rides all in...

It's nice to see everyone and their rides all in one thread. I've been on BF for about a year now, and I've tried to keep my eyes peeled at any events. The last one I went to was the Denton Turkey...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-03-08, 08:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,035
Posted By i_b_pip
I got a pair of winter UA bottoms and tops for...

I got a pair of winter UA bottoms and tops for christmas/birthday one year, and to be honest, they've worked pretty well against the cold. They don't necessarily stop the wind entirely, but during a...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-15-08, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By i_b_pip
I have the same problem with mine. I attribute it...

I have the same problem with mine. I attribute it to a missing bearing in one of the cartridges in my headset. It took me long enough to get it tightened juuuuust right, and I don't feel like taking...
Forum: Commuting 11-07-08, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By i_b_pip
WHA? How could they choose Stick over good ol'...

WHA? How could they choose Stick over good ol' Log?

"http://images1.fanpop.com/images/photos/1500000/LOG-ren-and-stimpy-1552749-500-400.jpg"
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-06-08, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By i_b_pip
Thanks for all the input, I'll keep my eye on it...

Thanks for all the input, I'll keep my eye on it just because, but for now I need to turn my attention to the bottom bracket, and some new tires. (among many other things)
Forum: Commuting 11-06-08, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By i_b_pip
so what did ya decide on?

so what did ya decide on?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-02-08, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By i_b_pip
Maybe it's due to the Halloween season, but now...

Maybe it's due to the Halloween season, but now other problems seem to be creeping up and scaring the hell out of my pocketbook!
For a quick description of the problem: basically the freewheel will...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-31-08, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By i_b_pip
I think the problem might just be a bent skewer....

I think the problem might just be a bent skewer. I'm not really prepared to take the freewheel off, so I'll probaby just replace the skewer and and see if that fixes it.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-30-08, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By i_b_pip
Potential Bike Crippler

While working on my BB and cranks, I noticed the chain oscillating a teensy bit and followed it down to the freewheel. I watched it cheerfully bounce along ever so slightly and I thought "this could...
Forum: Texas 10-29-08, 12:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,584
Posted By i_b_pip
I'll be heading up to Denton for that,...

I'll be heading up to Denton for that, definitely. I lived there for the past 5 years, and a number of my friends are still around, and may join in. I live in Hurst now, so if any one in the area...
Forum: Commuting 10-29-08, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By i_b_pip
Yeah, I had bought a 700x25 tire (why one? I...

Yeah, I had bought a 700x25 tire (why one? I dunno :bang:) with quite a bit of tread for the rainy season. Unfortunately I had put it on the rear wheel for better traction when taking off at a stop....
Forum: Commuting 10-26-08, 01:23 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,452
Posted By i_b_pip
New Viral Video: ...

New Viral Video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68IZltQ4mXw
Forum: Commuting 10-25-08, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By i_b_pip
Looks like the Motobecane is going to be your...

Looks like the Motobecane is going to be your best bet. The two blues are most likely going to be fairly heavy, and no fun to commute with. The Motobecane and Raleigh are going to be more...
Forum: Commuting 10-11-08, 09:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,105
Posted By i_b_pip
I think that second bike is different from the...

I think that second bike is different from the rest. It has shocks on the fork, and other small inconsistencies (stem, decal on downtube)
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