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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-10-12, 06:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,830
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
Agreed. unless you have to have accuracy to...

Agreed. unless you have to have accuracy to 1/100th of a mile. And why would you?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-10-12, 05:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,830
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
Agreed. unless you have to have accuracy to...

Agreed. unless you have to have accuracy to 1/100th of a mile. And why would you?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-28-12, 09:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,946
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
I would like to say that I LOVE my Wabi...

I would like to say that I LOVE my Wabi Lightning. Super light, very stiff. I got this frame to go fast and it definitely gets it done. Yes, you can only get them from the Wabi and if you want an...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-12-12, 11:15 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,890
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
I must say, I REALLY detest the idea that you...

I must say, I REALLY detest the idea that you shouldn't ride a nice bike for fear of it getting stolen. I ride a bright orange bike that I've put ~$1200 into and Am still buying parts for, all said...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-12-12, 10:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
Very true, there is no one magical dimension of a...

Very true, there is no one magical dimension of a bike frame that determines fit. It's the unique dimensions of your body as well as the bike's intended use.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-12-12, 10:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
Yes, Dirt Jumpers and mountain bikes in general...

Yes, Dirt Jumpers and mountain bikes in general are generally measured differently. My method was for road bikes. Anything bike you jump will be measured by the top tube since the seat and seat tube...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-12-12, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
Long reach brakes may not solve the problem, It...

Long reach brakes may not solve the problem, It depends on what reach brakes the frame was originally designed for, as well as the size tires used.

Also, cold setting should only be done with...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-12-12, 10:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
Bike fit has very little to do with your height....

Bike fit has very little to do with your height. It's more about your inseam. IF you know your inseam, great. Take that number in inches, multiply it by 2.54 to get your standover height in cm. Then...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-10-12, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,752,391
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
15t Dura Ace cog, Knog Boomer front light, Rodeo...

15t Dura Ace cog, Knog Boomer front light, Rodeo pursuit bars and a Pedro's Prestige.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-10-12, 01:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,913
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
In my opinion, the only reason to go with the...

In my opinion, the only reason to go with the TB's is aesthetics, which is not unimportant. I had this same dilemma and went with the open pro because they are around 90g lighter. But I will probably...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-10-12, 03:25 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 39,460
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
I have been riding my Wabi Lightning for about 2...

I have been riding my Wabi Lightning for about 2 weeks and it. Is. Awesome. Super light, super stiff. I would be very sad if they discontinued them.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-10-12, 02:49 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,890
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
I would love to join in the "you're a ****** and...

I would love to join in the "you're a ****** and we told you so" but if I had a badass lock I wouldn't have thought twice about leaving it locked. I also don't live in NYC. I feel for you bro.

I...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-10-12, 02:41 AM
Replies: 10,954
Views: 775,591
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
That bike is entirely too clean.

That bike is entirely too clean.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-10-12, 02:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
When putting wheels on a fixie, the two important...

When putting wheels on a fixie, the two important questions are spacing and brakes. 700c wheels will work on that frame BUT if you plan to run a brake you will probably run into some problems. Also,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-10-12, 02:36 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 56,512
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
As I understand it. Aerospokes are 90% aesthetic...

As I understand it. Aerospokes are 90% aesthetic pleasure. They don't ride well, in corners especially, and they are super heavy. HOWEVER they are very tough and have an awesome warranty.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-20-12, 10:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,038
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
My understanding after prowling these and other...

My understanding after prowling these and other fixed gear forums is that most serious fixed gear riders dislike leaders because they are cheap. I guess it goes back to hipster street cred. Two...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-20-12, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,752,391
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
I got the revolutions because they are super...

I got the revolutions because they are super light. I am shooting for a 14lb bike. I know it's an arbitrary goal and have been told by the local fixie knowbodies that there will be almost no...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-20-12, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,623
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
I don't really have a means of weighing it right...

I don't really have a means of weighing it right now. I might be able to weigh the entire bike as in a few days as i'll be taking it to my parents house down south and they have a nice bathroom...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-19-12, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,752,391
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
Paul rear hub, mavic open pro and dt revolution...

Paul rear hub, mavic open pro and dt revolution spokes. All through my LBS
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-19-12, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,623
Posted By Mr. Mcshiny
I just received my Wabi Lightning frameset. I...

I just received my Wabi Lightning frameset. I ordered all the parts from my LBS and they arrive tomorrow so I have yet to ride it. What I can say is that the paint job (orange) is b-e-a-utiful and it...
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