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Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 12-23-13, 09:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,259
Posted By mickey@spooky
nothing we can share yet!

nothing we can share yet!
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 11-14-13, 08:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,259
Posted By mickey@spooky
carleton (disclaimer, FTW builds lots of bikes...

carleton
(disclaimer, FTW builds lots of bikes for my brand, Spooky, and these intial protos are heading to Spooky's new shop in NYC, I also work out of the back of his shop)


Tiemeyer quit...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 11-14-13, 11:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,259
Posted By mickey@spooky
I snapped a couple of pictures before I tossed...

I snapped a couple of pictures before I tossed the frames in my car to take them down to heattreat



http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3794/10746089096_22aa42661a_c.jpg

pretty cool in real life.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 09-25-12, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5,120
Views: 3,076,761
Posted By mickey@spooky
We/I/Spooky use headtubes that are on average...

We/I/Spooky use headtubes that are on average about a centimeter shorter than what other people use on stock bikes to give people the ability to run more drop if they want, because most of our...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-06-12, 02:29 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,451
Posted By mickey@spooky
Aluminum bikes suck. Avoid. Seriously...

Aluminum bikes suck.
Avoid.

Seriously though- they don't.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-27-12, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,691
Posted By mickey@spooky
Aluminum alloy is irrelevant in regards to the...

Aluminum alloy is irrelevant in regards to the ride of an aluminum frame. Tube shape, thickness etc. is what matters.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-19-12, 04:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,894
Posted By mickey@spooky
Um... That's not a Spooky. Wassupwiththat?

Um...
That's not a Spooky.
Wassupwiththat?
Forum: Road Cycling 03-19-12, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,126
Posted By mickey@spooky
There is no fundamental difference between a...

There is no fundamental difference between a "mens" bike and a "women's" bike. The right bike is the one that fits.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-07-12, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,123
Posted By mickey@spooky
The dudes who started the company back in '92...

The dudes who started the company back in '92 went to highschool with Paul Miller aka DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid. Most people would never guess that.

It's a good number of characters for a...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-15-12, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 178,821
Posted By mickey@spooky
some of my favorite colors we've done; ...

some of my favorite colors we've done;
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6124/6097707325_f67860ce9c_b.jpg

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5120/5890823359_4eb3fece6a_b.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-30-12, 03:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,214
Posted By mickey@spooky
We get lots of custom orders from spider monkey...

We get lots of custom orders from spider monkey people. Mid 6' range, 57cm toptubes and 15+cm or drop. It usually looks extreme on paper, but once you paste a rider onto them they look nice and...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-30-12, 02:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,214
Posted By mickey@spooky
That's kinda what I was hoping for actually. ...

That's kinda what I was hoping for actually.
Self deportation.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-30-12, 02:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,214
Posted By mickey@spooky
http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/files/bauerstealt...

http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/files/bauerstealthbike3a_176.jpg

I'm not advocating that Steve point that seat down, for instance.
Gosh people used to try weird stuff at Roubaix...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-30-12, 02:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,214
Posted By mickey@spooky
That's exactly how a Concor should be setup...

That's exactly how a Concor should be setup though. A seat that ramps up at the back is a different animal than something board flat pointed at the hub!
T
Forum: Road Cycling 01-30-12, 01:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,214
Posted By mickey@spooky
Many riders, Especially on Fizik Arione saddles,...

Many riders, Especially on Fizik Arione saddles, actually like the nose of the saddle tilted up 3 or 4 degrees, I'm one of them.
It let's them keep their hips rotated rearward and gives them the...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-30-12, 01:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,214
Posted By mickey@spooky
Buy a level or, you're doing it wrong.

I sell bikes to lots of really awesome bike riders and some on their way to being awesome, or even riders just looking for a good time on the weekends.

One thing that I keep seing from customers...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-23-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 86,097
Posted By mickey@spooky
This was one my frameset. I painted it white and...

This was one my frameset. I painted it white and sold it. Everytime I see this picture of it in it's new incarnation I get mad.
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6233/6427203787_c8edcff8e2_b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 01-23-12, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 117,393
Posted By mickey@spooky
Owning a bike company budget bikes are the only...

Owning a bike company budget bikes are the only bikes I ever get to ride.
Scavenging parts bins and looking for cast-off tubes in the tubing piles and hand me downs from friends let me put this...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-16-12, 01:00 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,162
Posted By mickey@spooky
I'm so stoked I signed onto BF for the first time...

I'm so stoked I signed onto BF for the first time in a few months!


What size frame do you ride(For real, not that CYFAC that doesn't fit you, nor is the right tool for the application)?
...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-03-10, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Posted By mickey@spooky
Call Paul. I have some cheap but sevicable...

Call Paul. I have some cheap but sevicable Chinese frames with good geometry that I sourced for a bikeshop's house brand that never happened sitting around right now.
$300 takes one. The...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-03-10, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By mickey@spooky
I hated the old website that we had there. Hated...

I hated the old website that we had there. Hated it! I really love talking to our customers, and talking about bikes, bike riding and whatever the hell else my mind wanders to. A website that looks...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 02-15-10, 12:21 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,195
Posted By mickey@spooky
Maybe being a ginormous bike geek for the last 17...

Maybe being a ginormous bike geek for the last 17 years has made me jaded and callous, but I am not all that sympathetic to people who use weight as a primary characteristic for selecting a bike.
...
Forum: BMX 11-19-09, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By mickey@spooky
12 gauge spokes! goddamn that's nuts BTW, ...

12 gauge spokes! goddamn that's nuts

BTW,
We are back. I'll keep an eye out, I know I got a call recently from someone looking for info on a brown hornet, but that was back in September...
...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-05-09, 11:08 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,623
Posted By mickey@spooky
Honestly, the whole take home message is supposed...

Honestly, the whole take home message is supposed to be pretty simple;
Bike racing rules. More people need to do it. The more people that race bikes the better. Riders win races, not equipment. ...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 11-05-09, 06:14 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,623
Posted By mickey@spooky
I've known about this rule change for months, as...

I've known about this rule change for months, as has everyone else involved with collegiate racing on the east coast... Hell, I thought it was already a rule as the ECCC banned all this stuff this...
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