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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-06-16, 08:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,136
Posted By pocky
If the site ever were to go away (which it...

If the site ever were to go away (which it won't), all of its knowledge will remain replicated in archives, caches, and other places on the internet. That's the beauty of the internet -- nothing...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-06-16, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By pocky
Fox Float F29 RLC topcap assembly not threading into its bore

I bought a Fox Float F29 on eBay, described as "the item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended." The fork arrived and it doesn't seem to compress at...
Forum: Southeast 05-27-13, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By pocky
Thanks! I will check them out when I get there!

Thanks! I will check them out when I get there!
Forum: Southeast 05-26-13, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By pocky
In Blacksburg VA for three weeks

I'll be singing at the Vocal Arts and Music Festival in Blacksburg from June 2nd till 22nd, staying on the Virginia Tech campus. I don't know how much downtime I'll have, but I know I'll go crazy if...
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-30-13, 07:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,817
Posted By pocky
If UCI compliance is really an issue, and your...

If UCI compliance is really an issue, and your landlord likely won't have an issue with you keeping a bike in your apartment, what exactly is the reason why you can't use a full-size non-folding...
Forum: Northeast 02-27-13, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By pocky
Agreed about Broadway Bicycle School being a...

Agreed about Broadway Bicycle School being a great place. They can certainly order anything from QBP, but since they definitely don't stock a selection of tri bikes, they might not have what the OP...
Forum: Northeast 02-26-13, 01:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By pocky
Consider that the person you want to go to for...

Consider that the person you want to go to for fittings may not be affiliated with the same shop you wish to buy bikes at. Here's some specific bike fitter recommendations: ...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-26-13, 12:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 35,971
Posted By pocky
I bought the Nashbar Bike Transport Bag: ...

I bought the Nashbar Bike Transport Bag: http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_174818_-1_201521_10000_200440
It's basically just a giant messenger bag, and made of cloth, so it might not...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-13-13, 01:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,878
Posted By pocky
The rear spacing is 130, not 135. Fits a...

The rear spacing is 130, not 135. Fits a standard modern road hub or 90's mountain hub, not a modern mountain hub. It's Cr-Mo, though, so you can cold-set spread it. I can confirm that the seatpost...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-11-13, 02:12 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 35,971
Posted By pocky
Smallwheeler, $499 starting to $650 buy-it-now,...

Smallwheeler, $499 starting to $650 buy-it-now, plus $150 shipping = $649-$800, seems way too expensive -- unless you're looking at this purely as a collector's item and are having a hard time...
Forum: Folding Bikes 02-11-13, 01:50 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 35,971
Posted By pocky
Hi Rick, I was probably the person you were...

Hi Rick,

I was probably the person you were thinking about who was talking about the quick-release threadless stem, and then bhkyte mentioned threadless headset. You are correct that the Marlboro...
Forum: Northeast 10-05-12, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5,475
Views: 546,674
Posted By pocky
Yet another brilliant Halloween Bike Ride costume...

Yet another brilliant Halloween Bike Ride costume that I will have to use one of these days if I can ever manage to be free the night of the ride. (Have an opera gig at Oberon in Harvard Square on...
Forum: Northeast 10-05-12, 10:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By pocky
I think I may be able to head over there...

I think I may be able to head over there tomorrow! I'll give a shout to the lady you PM'd me about.
Forum: Northeast 10-05-12, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By pocky
If you're near JP, I'd say Community Spoke offers...

If you're near JP, I'd say Community Spoke offers the best combination of facilities, availability, expertise, and no barrier to entry.
Forum: Northeast 09-30-12, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By pocky
As welshterrier2 mentioned above, Bikes Not Bombs...

As welshterrier2 mentioned above, Bikes Not Bombs is a great place. They do great charitable work which you can volunteer for, and all profits from their full-service bike shop go to supporting that...
Forum: Northeast 09-30-12, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5,475
Views: 546,674
Posted By pocky
Was sweep for BikeForLife today....

Was sweep for BikeForLife today. http://www.livablestreets.info/event/bike4life . Would have been a lovely ride if not for the constant rain. At least it gave me an excuse to finish building up the...
Forum: Northeast 09-30-12, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By pocky
I will happily do this in exchange for lunch next...

I will happily do this in exchange for lunch next time I'm in LA or wherever it is you live now (or next time you're in Boston.). Send me the details to pocky at MIT dot edu.
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-19-12, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 420,570
Posted By pocky
Little Red

I finally finished Little Red yesterday. My wife wanted a folder so she can take the bus and subway one way of her 15 mile commute if she gets cold and/or tired. So this was my solution.

I found...
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-19-12, 03:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 35,971
Posted By pocky
I finally finished Little Red yesterday. My wife...

I finally finished Little Red yesterday. My wife wanted a folder so she can take the bus and subway one way of her 15mi commute if she gets cold and/or tired. So this was my solution.

I found the...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-19-12, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By pocky
Yeah, that thread was really frustrating me...

Yeah, that thread was really frustrating me (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/67066-Master-Lock-Run-Around/page3) -- people were being so furious at Master Lock without having any evidence at...
Forum: Northeast 09-17-12, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By pocky
Print yourself a copy of the Boston Bike Map from...

Print yourself a copy of the Boston Bike Map from http://www.cityofboston.gov/Images_Documents/bike%20map_tcm3-14074.pdf , or better yet, get a nice shiny fold-out one mailed to you for free by...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-15-12, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By pocky
Was looking at the Master online and couldn't...

Was looking at the Master online and couldn't find much info on them other than this thread and the ones from the Great BiC Scandal of '04, primarily at...
Forum: Northeast 08-28-12, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By pocky
Does anyone know of plans for a ghost bike...

Does anyone know of plans for a ghost bike installation? I imagine not for a while, since the scene is still a mess right now and the police are still investigating...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-16-12, 03:46 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 35,971
Posted By pocky
I just snagged one from the basement of...

I just snagged one from the basement of Neighborhood Bike Works's Bikery (http://neighborhoodbikeworks.org/locations/south-philadelphia/) in South Philadelphia. The wife has been wanting a folder...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-16-12, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,224
Posted By pocky
So, shortly after you made this suggestion, I...

So, shortly after you made this suggestion, I raised the seat on the Kona about two inches. Immediately felt the *back* side of that same knee hurt. I figured this was a good indicator that this was...
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