Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   >

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 1.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: bmontgomery87
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-06-15, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10,957
Views: 776,965
Posted By bmontgomery87
Just picked this kit up. Really well made and...

Just picked this kit up. Really well made and legit.
If they're doing one for retrogression I'd definitely recommend picking one up. (They run small tho. Size up )
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-11-15, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18,765
Views: 1,154,881
Posted By bmontgomery87
I'm on the couch drinking now. 43 miles. ...

I'm on the couch drinking now.
43 miles. Nearly 3200 feet in climbing. And I decided on my full route after leaving home. So I was in a tee shirt with a messenger bag.
Not prepared at all
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-11-15, 04:34 PM
Replies: 18,765
Views: 1,154,881
Posted By bmontgomery87
Did a popular roadie loop this morning. For some...

Did a popular roadie loop this morning. For some reason I thought my 52:17 gearing would be okay for climbing a mountain
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-27-15, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 486,476
Posted By bmontgomery87
The frames aren't awful but the customer service...

The frames aren't awful but the customer service will keep me from purchasing another leader.

My friend sent his back for a warranty return and ended up receiving a frame that was chipped and had...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-19-15, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 486,476
Posted By bmontgomery87
Finally received all of the correct parts. Frame...

Finally received all of the correct parts. Frame showed up missing my bottom bracket and with the wrong fork.
Headset was a struggle but I swapped some parts and I think it turned out okay for a...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-17-15, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10,957
Views: 776,965
Posted By bmontgomery87
I've been fighting with the fsa integrated...

I've been fighting with the fsa integrated headset on my 725.
It feels like there is no room for adjustment. Either the headset is too tight and the steering is basically locked (can't ride hands...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-14-15, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18,765
Views: 1,154,881
Posted By bmontgomery87
I'm looking at that case as well. I can tolerate...

I'm looking at that case as well. I can tolerate something that isn't waterproof, but I agree, chrome needs to make a pouch for something other than iphones.
My main concern, that of any fakenger,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-14-15, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18,765
Views: 1,154,881
Posted By bmontgomery87
I'm looking at that case as well. I can tolerate...

I'm looking at that case as well. I can tolerate something that isn't waterproof, but I agree, chrome needs to make a pouch for something other than iphones.
My main concern, that of any fakenger,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-14-15, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By bmontgomery87
Not a good deal.

Not a good deal.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-12-15, 08:17 AM
Replies: 18,765
Views: 1,154,881
Posted By bmontgomery87
Hunting for a cell phone pouch to throw on my...

Hunting for a cell phone pouch to throw on my chrome bag. Anyone have recommendations for one that will fit an s5. Something durable.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-12-15, 06:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,118
Posted By bmontgomery87
Ahh. You would be correct. My mistake. Post...

Ahh. You would be correct.
My mistake. Post ride and lacking coffee, it does happen.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-12-15, 06:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,118
Posted By bmontgomery87
Unless you're riding balls out on that...

Unless you're riding balls out on that singlespeed a coaster will be fine.


/skid discussion
He isn't even talking about a fixed gear.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-05-15, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By bmontgomery87
Depending on brand of tire and chain length you...

Depending on brand of tire and chain length you can fit a 28.
I ride 25c most of the time on my 721
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-05-15, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 486,476
Posted By bmontgomery87
It's been frustrating, I can't imagine how...

It's been frustrating, I can't imagine how difficult this process would be for someone with one bike that depended on it for work or commuting.

I commute daily but luckily have a few backup bikes....
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-05-15, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 486,476
Posted By bmontgomery87
That's a valid point. Another update : The...

That's a valid point.

Another update :
The tracking information I got informed me I had a package scheduled for delivery today. I emailed tim at leader 4 times to confirm that he actually...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-03-15, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 486,476
Posted By bmontgomery87
Alright. 1 month later update. I wasn't...

Alright. 1 month later update.

I wasn't going to spend money on an uograde so I decided I'd try another 725 frameset as replacement. After sending 3 emails I finally got a response from leader...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-29-15, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 730
Posted By bmontgomery87
Glad to see my smart ass answer worked ^^

Glad to see my smart ass answer worked ^^
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-29-15, 08:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 730
Posted By bmontgomery87
Brakes are for posers who can't ride. Helmets...

Brakes are for posers who can't ride.
Helmets are okay if you wear a sweet cap.
Fully kitted is stupid if you aren't fast.
Carbon makes you look like a rich boy
Omniums suck because they always...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-29-15, 08:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 730
Posted By bmontgomery87
My bad. I didn't know that was a heavily...

My bad.
I didn't know that was a heavily debated topic. I don't know many riders who are fast that aren't using clipless. Maybe it's different in other areas.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-29-15, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18,765
Views: 1,154,881
Posted By bmontgomery87
Had a great morning ride. Didn't kill myself...

Had a great morning ride.

Didn't kill myself and still averaged 18 mph over almost 36 miles. Finally finding my form for the year.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-28-15, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 730
Posted By bmontgomery87
As already stated, the points of contact are the...

As already stated, the points of contact are the best first upgrades.
Figure out the ratio you want.
Then get a decent wheelset.

I'd personally upgrade to clipless if you get remotely serious...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-28-15, 06:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 717
Posted By bmontgomery87
Low gear ratio Wet asphalt Bullhorns ...

Low gear ratio
Wet asphalt
Bullhorns

You'll learn to skid.
Just don't try whip skids on wet roads....unless you have a camera
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-28-15, 06:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,903
Posted By bmontgomery87
I've done two metric centuries while carrying a...

I've done two metric centuries while carrying a bag.
Provided it isn't loaded up with a ton of ****, anything under 35 miles or so isn't bad. Then it starts hurting

I personally like the buckle...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-12-15, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 486,476
Posted By bmontgomery87
This. I considered upgrading to a kagero but...

This.
I considered upgrading to a kagero but didn't want to spend another 400 on a leader frame.
if you're willing to try another 725 they're supposed to have a polished aluminum out this month....
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-05-15, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 486,476
Posted By bmontgomery87
It took a few emails but I got in touch with...

It took a few emails but I got in touch with leader and am happy with the customer service I've received.

Hopefully all will be resolved shortly.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:29 AM.