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Forum: Touring 08-02-11, 12:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,273
Posted By ydnr
Ortleib Back-Roller Classic @ Cyclocamping...

Ortleib Back-Roller Classic @ Cyclocamping (http://www.cyclocamping.com/Panniers/ortlieb_backroller_classic_panniers_pair/GOTF530_1_2_5_8_9-47.aspx) $131 shipped.

Not a bad price and they shipped...
Forum: Touring 08-30-10, 11:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,973
Posted By ydnr
Thanks for all the input guys. It really has been...

Thanks for all the input guys. It really has been very helpful. Right now my friends and I have read through this thread and have narrowed it down to two choices. We're thinking of cycling through...
Forum: Touring 08-22-10, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,973
Posted By ydnr
What do you guys think about Santiago, Chile...

What do you guys think about Santiago, Chile across S. America to Buenos Aires?
Forum: Touring 08-22-10, 11:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,973
Posted By ydnr
Alright, so it seems like parts of Asia, S....

Alright, so it seems like parts of Asia, S. America, and New Zealand are my best bets so far. Are there any regions in S. America where the towns are close enough for us to sleep at hostels each...
Forum: Touring 08-22-10, 10:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,973
Posted By ydnr
New Zealand sounds pretty awesome and we never...

New Zealand sounds pretty awesome and we never really thought about touring there. We'll be going from roughly December 27th through January 21st plus or minus a few days. Costa Rica's been mentioned...
Forum: Touring 08-22-10, 09:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,973
Posted By ydnr
Where should I tour during late December through January?

My friends and I have decided to go on our first tour this winter, as this is the only time we will be available to take off from work for an extended period of time. We're having difficulty deciding...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-03-10, 10:44 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,303,534
Posted By ydnr
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4076/4756784385_f48...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4076/4756784385_f482b2a6cd_b.jpg
Forum: Touring 06-09-10, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,132
Posted By ydnr
Thanks for all the great info guys. It sounds...

Thanks for all the great info guys. It sounds like I should stick with the 54cm 1000. It's the older of the two (1984), in worse condition than the 57cm, and has the 126mm rear spread. I will most...
Forum: Touring 06-08-10, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,132
Posted By ydnr
Attention all Miyata 1000 owners! Which should I get?

Hey guys, I'm fortunate enough to have the option of purchasing two different Miyata 1000's, but I'm having difficulty choosing which size to go with. The first one is a 54cm that is owned by a guy...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-11-10, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,880
Posted By ydnr
i had the b17 for about a year and tried out an...

i had the b17 for about a year and tried out an arione i bought for $50. i'd say overall i thought the b17 was more comfortable, but for some reason the arione has stayed on my bike. i think it's the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-16-09, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 462
Posted By ydnr
I had this same problem on my Jamis Sputnik with...

I had this same problem on my Jamis Sputnik with a Thomson seatpost. All I needed to do was add an extra spacer under the bolt. You shouldn't have to tighten it with a death grip.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-30-09, 10:04 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,769
Posted By ydnr
5'10" on a 55cm Jamis Sputnik.

5'10" on a 55cm Jamis Sputnik.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-15-09, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,752,387
Posted By ydnr
cinelli celeste green bar tape

cinelli celeste green bar tape
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-14-09, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,303,534
Posted By ydnr
'08 Jamis Sputnik

http://ydnar.org/sputnik-md.jpg

So far loving riding fixed. Future aesthetic upgrades include green Velocity Deep V's, green MKS pedals with green MKS alloy toe clips, and green 46t sprocket... or...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-10-09, 08:31 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,645
Posted By ydnr
Graduated with a BSN, which I highly recommend if...

Graduated with a BSN, which I highly recommend if you have the option. I remember the semesters becoming progressively more difficult until you reach the critical care portion of the curriculum and...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-09-09, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,752,387
Posted By ydnr
Nitto RB-021 bullhorns for $10 from Craigslist,...

Nitto RB-021 bullhorns for $10 from Craigslist, Park tool 3-way hex wrench from LBS, and I'm trying to find a good place to buy the Park SS-15...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-09-09, 07:37 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,645
Posted By ydnr
I work in the Surgical ICU as a nurse. Good luck...

I work in the Surgical ICU as a nurse. Good luck with nursing school. It's no day at the beach.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-31-09, 11:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,031
Posted By ydnr
I finally saw one locked up outside of a coffee...

I finally saw one locked up outside of a coffee shop / bar here in Houston. First one I've seen outside of a bike shop here. KHS Flite.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-22-09, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By ydnr
Question about bike sizing

So I've decided to buy a Kilo TT Pro from BD. It will be my first fixed-gear/single-speed bike and I'm having difficulty choosing a size. I'm about 5'11" / 190lbs and it seems like most riders my...
Forum: Texas 03-20-09, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By ydnr
So I went to both WEB and DBC today and ended up...

So I went to both WEB and DBC today and ended up just getting my two Peugeots serviced rather than having them converted to single-speed (was going to end up costing a fortune). Looks like I will...
Forum: Texas 03-20-09, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By ydnr
Wow, will definitely check out DBC today. It's...

Wow, will definitely check out DBC today. It's less than five minutes from where I live! I'll let you guys know how it goes.
Forum: Texas 03-19-09, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By ydnr
Favorite LBS (Houston)? Parts to convert old Peugeot road bikes?

I would like to convert a couple of old Peugeot road bikes to fixed-gear/single-speed on a flip-flop hub, but I'm not really sure which bike shop in the Houston area is recommended. I know I'd like a...
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