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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-21-16, 05:50 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By plowmanjoe
cables run inside the bars. they are pretty new,...

cables run inside the bars. they are pretty new, so i'll be reusing the cables and housing if possible.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-20-16, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 431
Posted By plowmanjoe
to clarify, this is on a road bike with brifters....

to clarify, this is on a road bike with brifters. the inner cables and housing are routed inside the road bars, both for the brakes and shifters.

bar tape is the least of my worries.

i just...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-20-16, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By plowmanjoe
New handlebar install, is there an easy way to do it without re cabling?

I'm switching out my handlebar setup in favor of a new shape. the current bars have integrated cabling with the housing and inner cables running inside the bar. .

Is there an easy way for me...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-20-16, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 431
Posted By plowmanjoe
new handlebar install, is there an easy way to do it without re cabling?

I'm switching out my handlebar setup in favor of a new shape. the current bars have integrated cabling with the housing and inner cables running inside the bar. .

Is there an easy way for me to...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-20-16, 08:25 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 6,862
Posted By plowmanjoe
I just put in an order with lt bikes. I'm...

I just put in an order with lt bikes.

I'm getting an ltk118 custom painted frame with some custom decals. i think it's equivalent to the r-077 frame.

Working with Alisa was great. they make...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-16-16, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By plowmanjoe
they are located near me in bk. amazing shop to...

they are located near me in bk. amazing shop to browse, but i've never dealt with them outside of a few smaller purchases.

it seems like they know what they're doing.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-16-16, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By plowmanjoe
price and availability on ebay.

price and availability on ebay.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-15-16, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By plowmanjoe
alright, thanks

alright, thanks
Forum: Road Cycling 05-15-16, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By plowmanjoe
Do I need an 11 sp sram front derailleur?

I'm building up a bike using sram red and force components. The last piece i need is the front derailleur.

Is there any reason why i need to get the 11 speed red or force over the red 10sp Yaw? ...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-05-14, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By plowmanjoe
yeah, i wonder how easy it is to find that groove.

yeah, i wonder how easy it is to find that groove.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-02-14, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By plowmanjoe
has anyone seen the infinity pedal?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uY4Sv35dKaU

looks like an interesting concept. i don't see why it wouldn't work.

that said, i haven't had any problems with my dual sided entry speedplays.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-24-14, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,081
Posted By plowmanjoe
the idea would be to put a higher tooth freewheel...

the idea would be to put a higher tooth freewheel on the flip side. if i was biking 100 miles and i came to a very hilly stretch, descending would be my worry for saving my legs. that's where the...
Forum: Rides and Races 03-26-14, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By plowmanjoe
looks like rain on saturday. it's going to be...

looks like rain on saturday. it's going to be interesting in the cold and wet. the hairpin turn was nerve wrecking enough on dry pavement.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-25-14, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By plowmanjoe
red hook crit 2014 happening this saturday. ...

red hook crit 2014 happening this saturday.

red hook crit 2013
http://vimeo.com/67924105
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-25-14, 09:41 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 91,964
Posted By plowmanjoe
new red hook crit prize bikes ...

new red hook crit prize bikes

https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/t31.0-8/10015097_754371781248103_366096338_o.jpg
...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-24-14, 09:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,105
Posted By plowmanjoe
sounds funny, but it's true for me. it's like how...

sounds funny, but it's true for me. it's like how some people say that carrying a gun or knife for protection tends to attract trouble. people act differently when they have a gun to rely on. so for...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-24-14, 11:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,105
Posted By plowmanjoe
changing lanes, making sure there's a gap that...

changing lanes, making sure there's a gap that you can fit through. you have to constantly anticipate when biking in traffic. stopping is usually always my last option.

i would tend to get lazy...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-23-14, 10:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,105
Posted By plowmanjoe
i ride clipless with no brake. been dong it this...

i ride clipless with no brake. been dong it this way for a few years in nyc traffic. it makes it so you don't rely on stopping to avoid crashes. when i did ride with a front brake, i naturally put...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-19-14, 11:39 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 56,757
Posted By plowmanjoe
just pointing out the nature of this forum. saw...

just pointing out the nature of this forum. saw this thread and the other as a good example of this echo chamber effect.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-19-14, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,232
Posted By plowmanjoe
ride mine everyday. no toe overlap, no complaints.

ride mine everyday. no toe overlap, no complaints.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-19-14, 10:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 56,757
Posted By plowmanjoe
he/she liked the look of a deep wheel. you like...

he/she liked the look of a deep wheel. you like the look of a 5 spoke. but this forums just decides what's ok and what's not. everything else is just ridiculous. just go to velomine and get a...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-19-14, 09:35 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 56,757
Posted By plowmanjoe
compare this thread to the recent 88mm china...

compare this thread to the recent 88mm china carbon thread. you people are funny.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-13-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 731,033
Posted By plowmanjoe
+1

+1
Forum: Rides and Races 03-12-14, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By plowmanjoe
thanks. goal number 1 is to not die. goal...

thanks.

goal number 1 is to not die. goal number 2 is to qualify. 85 riders will qualify out of 259, so it'll be tough.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-08-14, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 792
Posted By plowmanjoe
save yourself from future headaches, get some...

save yourself from future headaches, get some proper chainring bolts. steel that use hex on both sides.
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