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Forum: Northeast 09-10-08, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By goldenskeletons
i grew up in fitchburg! in in nyc now, but...

i grew up in fitchburg!

in in nyc now, but i've been meaning to do boston to fitchburg and back some weekend though. you can pretty much stick to route 2 the whole way.

i miss riding around MA!
Forum: Road Cycling 09-09-08, 10:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,079
Posted By goldenskeletons
ooh ooh, my turn! ...

ooh ooh, my turn!

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3217/2838151694_2cee4aa6e4.jpg
this is me on the right at the last rest stop up on the bronx. my road bike is still in the shop (by no fault of...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-02-08, 08:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 793
Posted By goldenskeletons
i worked as a mechanic on the century last year,...

i worked as a mechanic on the century last year, and had a lot of fun. toward the end of the day, we packed up and followed the rest of the route back to central park.

TA really puts in the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-18-08, 04:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,239
Posted By goldenskeletons
ehhh, i'm all for tubulars, but i dunno if i can...

ehhh, i'm all for tubulars, but i dunno if i can get behind the strong by design argument.

maybe you 'n i are just riding completely different rims, Min. something like the mavic reflex i can...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-13-08, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By goldenskeletons
i had cable stops on mine for a year 'n a half...

i had cable stops on mine for a year 'n a half before they finally bothered the hell out of me enough to chop 'em off. i got really sick of them digging into my shoulder every time i hoisted my bike...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-12-08, 03:24 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 3,795,999
Posted By goldenskeletons
octopus, you do realize that you have the road...

octopus, you do realize that you have the road bike equivalent, right? there's nothing unique or special about your road bike, especially considering how YOU got it, and you blew up the boston...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-10-08, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By goldenskeletons
"y'all so stupid" is great. i worked on an...

"y'all so stupid" is great.

i worked on an animated project for superdeluxe last year that got an honorable mention for a Webbie award.

i found this out like a month ago, and i still don't know...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-06-08, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 707
Posted By goldenskeletons
niki, i ride my tubulars at 135 at kissena. ...

niki, i ride my tubulars at 135 at kissena.



just kidding! i don't ride a bike any more.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-03-08, 10:40 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,939
Posted By goldenskeletons
believe me, i completely agree about octalink...

believe me, i completely agree about octalink being a stiffer setup versus square taper. i think we're talking about two different issues here though. its the crank interface that i'm concerned...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-03-08, 09:36 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,939
Posted By goldenskeletons
hmm. well on one hand, i have rounded out a...

hmm.

well on one hand, i have rounded out a square taper crank.

on the other hand, i've heard three or four first hand accounts of people developing play in octalink cranksets. two of...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-02-08, 04:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,939
Posted By goldenskeletons
i don't think its necessarily nonsense. the...

i don't think its necessarily nonsense. the question is along the same lines as "why do octalink cranks develop play if you backpedal too much on 'em?"

i don't have an answer with the gigapipe...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-01-08, 02:25 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 3,795,999
Posted By goldenskeletons
damn! i'd love to see what you were riding...

damn!

i'd love to see what you were riding in the 15 years you took off from that machine. marinoni's are absolutely beautiful and that one is no exception. very nice!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-01-08, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,047
Posted By goldenskeletons
sniks were you in town last night? what...

sniks were you in town last night?

what are you up to today?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-30-08, 12:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,637
Posted By goldenskeletons
i just had the conversation somewhere else...

i just had the conversation somewhere else earlier, but i would go for a custom Ground Up. I've been in love with that guy's work for a long, long time, and i really like what he's doing with...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-27-08, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By goldenskeletons
just to back up what gfrance said, bicycle...

just to back up what gfrance said, bicycle station on vanderbilt is a stellar bike shop.

you might also want to check out affinity cycles on grand.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-27-08, 01:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,211
Posted By goldenskeletons
hahaha, no he was legitimately caught flipping...

hahaha, no he was legitimately caught flipping off the person with the camera, who was also working the checkpoint. this man and many others like him were a torrent of curse words and ill will...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-27-08, 01:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,211
Posted By goldenskeletons
http://photos-b.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v23...

http://photos-b.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v231/17/26/13000361/n13000361_31698305_5234.jpg

no ralph, this dude is no poser.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-27-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,211
Posted By goldenskeletons
don't get snippy with everyone now. this is what...

don't get snippy with everyone now. this is what the bike photos thread is for. and how do you expect us to believe you're not gonna "upgrade" this bike again in another month or two?

i call...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-27-08, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By goldenskeletons
continuum cycles on 13th and avenue B. The owner...

continuum cycles on 13th and avenue B. The owner is a guy named jeff who will take care of you.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-27-08, 08:57 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 3,795,999
Posted By goldenskeletons
walrus! you bought the bars but not the...

walrus!

you bought the bars but not the stem?! nooooooooooooo!!!

go back and get that crystal blue stem. do it do it do it.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-25-08, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By goldenskeletons
damn. y'all are a bunch of ball droppers.

damn. y'all are a bunch of ball droppers.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-23-08, 04:25 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,954
Posted By goldenskeletons
chris, just remember that you are friends with...

chris, just remember that you are friends with two well-acclaimed shark drawerers.


illustrators, if you will.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-22-08, 12:47 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,954
Posted By goldenskeletons
ha!

ha!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-22-08, 12:38 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,954
Posted By goldenskeletons
you wouldn't have to worry about your fambly...

you wouldn't have to worry about your fambly members seeing yer saddle if you'd stop parkin' the damned thing in the living room, now wouldn't you?


chris i've been meaning to talk to you about...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-21-08, 10:55 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 3,795,999
Posted By goldenskeletons
hey, when they stripped the paint on your fuji,...

hey, when they stripped the paint on your fuji, did then find a lot of bondo on the downtube? possibly covering up a large dent? or a "structural inconsistency" if you will?

...just curious.
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