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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-25-08, 10:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,901
Posted By Gordo789
I think the best things anyone can do would be to...

I think the best things anyone can do would be to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables, stop drinking soda, and cook more food at home rather than eating out. Also, read the nutrition facts on...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-11-08, 03:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,180
Posted By Gordo789
I have been riding 46x16 out here in the hills,...

I have been riding 46x16 out here in the hills, and it is maybe a little low when it comes to flat and slight declines, but I am glad I have it when I hit sustained uphills.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-07-08, 01:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,924
Posted By Gordo789
Also used to be afraid of wearing spandex. Once...

Also used to be afraid of wearing spandex. Once you try it, you will wonder why you didn't make the change earlier. Spandex for life!
Forum: Road Cycling 08-07-08, 01:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,008
Posted By Gordo789
I can second recommendations to add running to...

I can second recommendations to add running to your exercise mix. I use to get out of breath walking up this hill to work in the morning back when all i did for excercise was riding (3x a week for...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-07-08, 01:02 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 49,788
Posted By Gordo789
really awesome. The little fish on the top tube...

really awesome. The little fish on the top tube is rad.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-07-08, 11:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,125
Posted By Gordo789
I do.

I do.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-06-08, 11:43 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,254
Posted By Gordo789
Correct! She didn't have to make a scene, there...

Correct! She didn't have to make a scene, there were like 4 cops on her what good did she think struggling was going to do. Cops are a lot nicer when you're not a complete d-bag.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-04-08, 08:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,253
Posted By Gordo789
only wear pants in the winter, and then, just...

only wear pants in the winter, and then, just rolled up to just below the knee on the right side. I forgot one time and my jeans got sucked into the chain ring. Tore a nice chunk right out of the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-04-08, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,058
Posted By Gordo789
+1

+1
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-31-08, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 959
Posted By Gordo789
If I recall correctly, I had to put on the front...

If I recall correctly, I had to put on the front wheel, seatpost, seat, brake lever, and handlebars. It was a pretty minimal amount of work.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-27-08, 12:10 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,411
Posted By Gordo789
+ 1,000,000 I don't see anything wrong with...

+ 1,000,000

I don't see anything wrong with conversions either. Sometimes it seems as though this forum is more obsessed with bikes as subject matter for photographs than it is with actually...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-25-08, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By Gordo789
there is a price to be paid for our global...

there is a price to be paid for our global pornography network. I think it is worth it.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-24-08, 09:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,269
Posted By Gordo789
I had a flat on the second ride with my Mark V. ...

I had a flat on the second ride with my Mark V. Threw out the crappy stock tires, installed some Continental GP 4000s, and have not had a flat since in hundred of miles. I weigh about 175 lbs,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-22-08, 07:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,193
Posted By Gordo789
No, what happens is the pedal comes back around...

No, what happens is the pedal comes back around and pushes up on your leg harder than you might expect it to. the force can easily get you off your seat, and then off the bike.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-21-08, 08:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,193
Posted By Gordo789
it took me about 5 minutes. As soon as I got on...

it took me about 5 minutes. As soon as I got on mine for the first time I almost fell off it the same way you did, so i learned my lesson real good after that. Now I have almost eliminated the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-21-08, 11:52 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 7,917
Posted By Gordo789
I heard they got them working in shifts.

I heard they got them working in shifts.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-20-08, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By Gordo789
those are basically all the ones youre going to...

those are basically all the ones youre going to find, since the original brand is defunct and the name is owned by BD now.

Everybody always recommends the same stuff on here, so one of them is...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-20-08, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 516,520
Posted By Gordo789
wait, wait, wait.... so youre supposed to...

wait, wait, wait....

so youre supposed to ride these things?!?!?

ohhhhhhh....
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-20-08, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Gordo789
the height of the frame is kind of irrelevant. ...

the height of the frame is kind of irrelevant. After all, that is what you've got seatpost and spacers on your stem for. You should be more concerned about how far you have to reach to the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-20-08, 01:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,935
Posted By Gordo789
I just have more fun on mine. I think the...

I just have more fun on mine. I think the efficiency of the drive train is really rewarding. When you put your legs into the pedals you feel the return a lot more than on a geared bike, at least in...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-20-08, 10:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,167
Posted By Gordo789
I have got an XL that I use for my grocery runs. ...

I have got an XL that I use for my grocery runs. Believe it or not I can fit a whole weeks food in the bag + 1 shopping bag in hand, and i eat 3 meals a day home made, 7 days a week. The XL is BIG,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-19-08, 06:52 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,894
Posted By Gordo789
what? Cause when you joined the forum has any...

what? Cause when you joined the forum has any bearing on how legit you are on the street? Get over it.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-18-08, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By Gordo789
shouldn't be a problem. Try it with an...

shouldn't be a problem. Try it with an appropriate chairing and see where your chain line is at, and then adjust by changing your BB and you should be good to go.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-17-08, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By Gordo789
Yes, I was experiencing some knee pain recently,...

Yes, I was experiencing some knee pain recently, so I moved my seatpost down a tiny bit (I was too high and over extending on one leg, I must have uneven legs). I also tweaked my cleat position on...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-17-08, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,445
Posted By Gordo789
rad idea, well done.

rad idea, well done.
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