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Forum: Road Cycling 10-07-14, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By mxs
Ask and you shall receive. Cherubim. Custom...

Ask and you shall receive.

Cherubim. Custom boutique builder.
DEALER MAP?SHOP NAVI?CHERUBIM ?????? ????? (http://www.cherubim.jp/shopnavi/dealer_map.html#scroll002a)

Friends. Basic road shop,...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 09-03-14, 11:58 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,681
Posted By mxs
403759Thoughts on the new CAAD Track geometry?...

403759Thoughts on the new CAAD Track geometry? Seems like a decent setup in terms of components, but I have yet to see msrp anywhere online.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 05-27-14, 05:49 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 76,685
Posted By mxs
There used to be a better article on Campa Freak,...

There used to be a better article on Campa Freak, but the site seems to have been taken down. I find the little story about Hubner snapping an NJS stem in front of organizers in an effort to let him...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-21-14, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9,926
Views: 2,031,783
Posted By mxs
Looking to join the club with a 2014 model, but...

Looking to join the club with a 2014 model, but have a question regarding cranksets. From what I can gather from reading around online, quite a few people seem to develop the infamous BB creak. Is...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-07-14, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 261,421
Posted By mxs
I have been a loyal Specialized Roubaix user for...

I have been a loyal Specialized Roubaix user for years now and it's all I'll use as it is fairly cushy and makes for a slightly thicker bar. I also believe Carleton is a fan too.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-28-14, 02:16 AM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 261,421
Posted By mxs
I really like the screw-type link on my Izumi....

I really like the screw-type link on my Izumi. Are the side plates specially made for these or could I hypothetically pop the pin out of a 710sl and use a spare screw from an Izumi?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-09-14, 09:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,371
Posted By mxs
Novatec has what you need at reasonable price ...

Novatec has what you need at reasonable price

http://www.bdopcycling.com/Hubs-A166SB.asp
Forum: Southern California 12-30-13, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By mxs
Polishing services in/around LA

Does anyone know of any shops or individuals that offer polishing services for bike parts in/around LA, preferably SFV? I have some older parts that I want to strip of their anodizing and high...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-29-13, 03:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,303
Posted By mxs
As a long time blade owner I want to chime in...

As a long time blade owner I want to chime in regarding their design "weakness." I have been running them for about 3 years now and cracked one of blades after a small spill. Despite what any LBS may...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 12-26-13, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 261,421
Posted By mxs
Had a look through the Protip thread, but didn't...

Had a look through the Protip thread, but didn't see it mentioned. Any recommendations on tool boxes or solutions for storing your basic gear (chainring, cogs, pliers, allenkeys, wrench, etc...) nice...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 12-19-13, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 261,421
Posted By mxs
At just over $100, is there anything that makes...

At just over $100, is there anything that makes these so amazing? You can basically get a full set of 13-16 DA cogs for that price!
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 12-11-13, 02:02 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,681
Posted By mxs
Yes, basically it's just Tanabe-san, who must be...

Yes, basically it's just Tanabe-san, who must be getting up there in age by now, by himself working out of a shop that's smaller than my living room. His wife used to hand paint their steel head...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-09-13, 11:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,147
Posted By mxs
Thanks for your input everyone. it...

Thanks for your input everyone.



it seems that these have been put back into production, albeit in plastic, and Retrogression has them in stock so I'll definitely give them a try.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-09-13, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,147
Posted By mxs
Velocity A23 tire recommendations

As the title says, I need a new tire recommendation, preferably from A23s users. I have been running Gatorskins (foldable) in 23s for some time now without any issues. I got my first flat in ages...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-03-13, 03:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,756
Posted By mxs
f you order directly from Tempra Cycle you save...

f you order directly from Tempra Cycle you save like $50 depending on the exchange rate at the time. Seeing as They were my local shop while I was in Tokyo, I have seen my fair share of these kits...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 11-29-13, 12:38 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,681
Posted By mxs
Having spoken to some of the girls, the Girls...

Having spoken to some of the girls, the Girls Keirin series is supposed to act as a feeder program to Olympic team and try and raise Japan's status. That's why their rules and equipment is more...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 11-28-13, 02:11 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,681
Posted By mxs
Actually all of the new Girls Keirin stuff...

Actually all of the new Girls Keirin stuff (frame, wheel set, stem, and saddles) is authorized and marked with the NJS logo, but only available to the women. I don't know about Eimei, but per the...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-09-12, 12:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,576
Posted By mxs
Great bike! I am loving the subtle red stripe...

Great bike! I am loving the subtle red stripe down the middle of the tubing.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-10-12, 09:42 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,998
Posted By mxs
This guy repaints all of his bikes pink and white...

This guy repaints all of his bikes pink and white with anime themed disk covers/wheels.

http://shop.momoiro-bike.com/?mode=srh&cid=714219%2C0&keyword=&x=46&y=7
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 09-02-12, 06:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,905
Posted By mxs
Seems like they debut the new track bike at...

Seems like they debut the new track bike at Eurobike and will apparently retail for roughly 6K given current exchange rates
...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-07-12, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 486,804
Posted By mxs
Pretty sure this is his too 265975

Pretty sure this is his too

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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-07-12, 04:57 AM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 486,804
Posted By mxs
^^^ Especially since the owner bought it for...

^^^ Especially since the owner bought it for something like 50K USD
Forum: Road Cycling 08-05-12, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By mxs
I actually just had one replaced at my LBS. I...

I actually just had one replaced at my LBS. I don't think the mechanics had ever done it before so it took them like 20-30 minutes and cost me something like $30 for one new blade and the maintenance.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-31-12, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4,976
Views: 729,432
Posted By mxs
That Kalavinka is actually owned by a friend of...

That Kalavinka is actually owned by a friend of mine that did some design work for them and had that built for him in return. It is a chromed frame that is sprayed only from the side, leaving the...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-13-12, 11:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,905
Posted By mxs
Recently came upon Canyon...

Recently came upon Canyon (http://www.canyon.com/_en/roadbikes/bike.html?b=2134)'s track bike offerings. Seems like their top model is mid-range and comes with good components (DA + Ritchey). Long...
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