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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-08-10, 04:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,649
Posted By DARTHVADER
thats what bikesdirect calls quality control.

thats what bikesdirect calls quality control.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-08-10, 01:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,649
Posted By DARTHVADER
cool story bro.

cool story bro.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-14-10, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,303,351
Posted By DARTHVADER
can you post a video of you riding 40mph and then...

can you post a video of you riding 40mph and then grabbing hte brake hard like an emergency situation?
please.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-14-10, 12:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,039
Posted By DARTHVADER
guys i just swtiched to "tubies" on hte street...

guys i just swtiched to "tubies" on hte street and my avg. commute speed has gone up 12mph.
these tires are so killer awzm. plus they smoke when i do my sweet 180 whip skidz.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-04-10, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By DARTHVADER
with 1/8" drivetrain the chain doesn't come off...

with 1/8" drivetrain the chain doesn't come off as easily...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-03-10, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 803
Posted By DARTHVADER
some racers (or maybe only one) have had levers...

some racers (or maybe only one) have had levers modified to use on a b125...it's lots of work to get them to fit right.

the cinelli model 65 is the road bar with the early curve on the flats....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-03-10, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By DARTHVADER
i wouldn't have paid that much for it but they...

i wouldn't have paid that much for it but they are nice bikes...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-03-10, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,761,390
Posted By DARTHVADER
that thing is setup jackass.

that thing is setup jackass.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-21-10, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 449,691
Posted By DARTHVADER
oh yeah. that BG is awesome. refinished at...

oh yeah. that BG is awesome.
refinished at davidson's shop.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-21-10, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 449,691
Posted By DARTHVADER
whoa. that's nice. now i'm gonna go find the...

whoa. that's nice.

now i'm gonna go find the pics of that BG.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-19-10, 07:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,095
Posted By DARTHVADER
you should probably start by calling the...

you should probably start by calling the WHAAAAAAAAAMMMMMBBBBBUUUULLLLLAAANNNNCCEEEEE before you start walking your bike.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-19-10, 06:29 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,401
Posted By DARTHVADER
haha. great thread guys. way to stress about a...

haha. great thread guys.
way to stress about a bike messenger locking her bike up and whatever else.
the comment about cc700's racing stripes. haha awzm.

glad to see all you guys that have been...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-11-10, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 882
Posted By DARTHVADER
yeah. replace that seatpost and send the one...

yeah. replace that seatpost and send the one currently on the bike to me!
the saddle looks uncomfortable now. it should be level.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-09-10, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 882
Posted By DARTHVADER
saddle angle is fine. frame size looks good...

saddle angle is fine.
frame size looks good too.
don't like either of the wheels on it but thats just personal preference. i prefer box section rims.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-08-10, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,303,351
Posted By DARTHVADER
green bike. be pretty nice with some drop bars. ...

green bike. be pretty nice with some drop bars.
the red bike. no comment.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-08-10, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,303,351
Posted By DARTHVADER
dish on front wheel could use a little fine tune.

dish on front wheel could use a little fine tune.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-08-10, 09:58 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,303,351
Posted By DARTHVADER
that's alright in my book. fit is ok and you...

that's alright in my book. fit is ok and you still have the levers/hoods and brakes.
have a long stem too. sweet bike man. the way a fixed gear should be built.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-12-09, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,905
Posted By DARTHVADER
i think it's pretty ugly myself but what do you...

i think it's pretty ugly myself but what do you expect on a US team frame...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-11-09, 02:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,905
Posted By DARTHVADER
i'd say not really vintage as it's built in the...

i'd say not really vintage as it's built in the mid 90's by a very qualified builder...
had the original builder build me a new fork in the original style. i gotta paint it.
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-29-09, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,791
Posted By DARTHVADER
no, it's a spot opposite the valve stem. ...

no, it's a spot opposite the valve stem.

sounds like the OP has a spot where he didn't get a good glue adhesion.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-29-09, 10:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,157
Posted By DARTHVADER
yeah the left toestrap is wrong. the seat is...

yeah the left toestrap is wrong.
the seat is too low but the toe strap is defiantely wrong.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-29-09, 08:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,747
Posted By DARTHVADER
i think the point the selller was trying to make...

i think the point the selller was trying to make was...having a paramount refinished by waterford is about as close as you can get to having a factory restoration. if i were getting a paramount...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-28-09, 03:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,747
Posted By DARTHVADER
he doesn't just work at elliot bay, he's part...

he doesn't just work at elliot bay, he's part owner.
they do pack well.
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3357/3530220967_888c8408de.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-28-09, 02:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,747
Posted By DARTHVADER
oh nvm. seems it was restored before bob got it....

oh nvm. seems it was restored before bob got it. i saw it on the flickr page of the half owner of elliot bay plus the ebay seller location is seattle...
elliot bay does lots of restoration work...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-28-09, 10:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,747
Posted By DARTHVADER
i think that frame was actually painted at elliot...

i think that frame was actually painted at elliot bay cycles. excellent painter there, excellent.
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