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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-19-07, 09:16 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 19,035
Posted By Tetra
What a coincidence. I actually ordered one of...

What a coincidence. I actually ordered one of these yesterday, without even having seen this thread. Small internet.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-22-06, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,350
Posted By Tetra
Try moving one hand to the center of your...

Try moving one hand to the center of your handlebars, and hold it very very loosely, while grabbing the toptube with your otherhand.

If you transfer weight to the toptube, you'll often stop the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-10-06, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By Tetra
How far down do you have to strip the frame for Framesaver/Boeshield?

I've got a couple steel bikes that could really use an extra touch of protection, given the Seattle climate. I've been looking into Framesaver, and Boeshield, and am just curious how much I'd have...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-29-06, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 828
Posted By Tetra
http://www.ussafety.com/images/Legend_Clear.jpg ...

http://www.ussafety.com/images/Legend_Clear.jpg

On a related note, riding in a lab-coat isn't the easiest thing in the world.
Forum: Road Cycling 11-28-06, 07:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,855
Posted By Tetra
I had to be 12 or 13, and I was riding into town....

I had to be 12 or 13, and I was riding into town. Was just before Halloween and as usual, the high-school aged guys are total jerks. I was pushing about 12mph, and got a good handful of assorted...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-27-06, 01:12 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,252
Posted By Tetra
46/17 ~ 73.1" 165mm cranks; Fairly hilly,...

46/17 ~ 73.1"

165mm cranks; Fairly hilly, as I'm near Seattle.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-26-06, 12:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By Tetra
Did not know that; Maybe 1 in 10 people around...

Did not know that; Maybe 1 in 10 people around the U district have a helmet on, and that's normally the commuters. (Okay, so the Burke-Gilman people tend to wear them, but those on the streets...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 11-24-06, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 89,433
Posted By Tetra
Redmond, WA. Right near the Velodrome, actually....

Redmond, WA. Right near the Velodrome, actually.

Attending UW, etc.

Did the entire Sammamish River Trail -> Burke Gilman -> UW loop today; Really waiting for it to warm back up.

~Jeremy
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-24-06, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By Tetra
I'm in Seattle (Well, Redmond, right near the...

I'm in Seattle (Well, Redmond, right near the Velodrome), myself. I know in Seattle, helmets aren't required, but over in Redmond, they are.

I ran 46/17, before I dropped out the BB on my...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-12-06, 02:40 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 140,998
Posted By Tetra
Thanks guys; If the Jaimie Roy isn't that...

Thanks guys;

If the Jaimie Roy isn't that harsh (I don't really need plush.), then I think it actually makes sense for me to go Aluminum, mainly due to the corrosion resistance. Seattle is...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-12-06, 02:44 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 140,998
Posted By Tetra
Iro Cycle differences

Hey guys;

After riding around on my 30-35 year old Schwinn Traveler conversion, I finally cracked the BB shell on the frame.

Seeing as my only other ride is a full suspension mtb (khs fxt...
Forum: Commuting 11-07-06, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 654
Posted By Tetra
Slough was very high this morning. Wouldn't be...

Slough was very high this morning. Wouldn't be surprised if it's flooding by now. Gotta love this weather :)
Forum: Commuting 11-06-06, 02:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 654
Posted By Tetra
Funny how, although I've been sitting around...

Funny how, although I've been sitting around lurking on these boards for some time, I finally register for this.

Yeah, Redmond was abysmal today. I ended up cutting my commute short, and...
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