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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-16-12, 07:52 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 661,031
Posted By J Pedals
Last night I was stopped by campus police for...

Last night I was stopped by campus police for "walking in the darkness suspiciously with a bike". They're cracking down I guess, because the semester just ended and a lot of students leave their...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-08-12, 02:18 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,801
Posted By J Pedals
My Alien cost me approx. $419 to build up. A lot...

My Alien cost me approx. $419 to build up. A lot of parts sourced for free, with major expenses being frame/fork and wheels.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-06-12, 01:35 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 661,031
Posted By J Pedals
Just got a second job! Agreed to do an 8 hour...

Just got a second job! Agreed to do an 8 hour training shift in the morning without realizing it was immediately after a 9 hour overnight at my primary job. :cry:
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-04-12, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,062,944
Posted By J Pedals
I have cranks of the same design, 52t. I've...

I have cranks of the same design, 52t. I've since made the rear cog bigger. Not bad cranks, considering they're super light in my opinion. Mine started making mad creaks recently though, not sure...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-02-12, 03:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By J Pedals
I agree! I loosened the shift cable so I...

I agree!

I loosened the shift cable so I could liberally lube all the housings, and opened the shifter cover and shifted to the smallest cog, checking to make sure the cable was seated correctly. ...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-28-12, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By J Pedals
Thank you guys. The shifter was acting in a...

Thank you guys. The shifter was acting in a somewhat ratcheting friction action, as you, TiBikeGuy, better expressed as not clicking into each position.

I did insert the cable while in a middle...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-28-12, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,062,944
Posted By J Pedals
Hahaha I liked that tape! Looks good both ways!

Hahaha I liked that tape! Looks good both ways!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-28-12, 04:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By J Pedals
^:lol:

^:lol:
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-27-12, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3,426
Views: 379,336
Posted By J Pedals
^Noticed that a few days ago. That orange color...

^Noticed that a few days ago. That orange color is really hot; too tempting.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-26-12, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3,426
Views: 379,336
Posted By J Pedals
Watch the "sale!" page. And I'm not sure that...

Watch the "sale!" page. And I'm not sure that you have to be there the very moment the item goes on sale. The Omniums have been sale priced since the sale began this morning. And eat lots of...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-23-12, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 486,805
Posted By J Pedals
Haha, do want. I would totally buy it if it were...

Haha, do want. I would totally buy it if it were like $20 and not $125. Also, the website is awful to navigate and lists the saddle as 4 lbs hahaha.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-23-12, 02:48 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 661,031
Posted By J Pedals
Sounds like the situation is as good as it can be...

Sounds like the situation is as good as it can be given the circumstances. It would be sad to be in that person's shoes; I'm glad they are behaving in a seemingly dignified manner. It is good of...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-22-12, 11:49 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 661,031
Posted By J Pedals
Today I'm sitting at work, by myself, 8am to 6pm....

Today I'm sitting at work, by myself, 8am to 6pm. Hooray for computer equipment that has to be babysat 24/7/365. At least I get to watch movies while I'm here.

And somehow my family is meeting...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-22-12, 01:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By J Pedals
Changed cable in Sora brifter, and now it seems to be friction shifting?

This is very strange. I changed the shift/brake cables in my 8spd Shimano Sora right brifter, and now the shifting has a definite friction/semi-friction feel to it. This is only when downshifting...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-20-12, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 661,031
Posted By J Pedals
Nice job! That fork looks awesome in the two...

Nice job! That fork looks awesome in the two tone. Texas A&M brings back memories...

Today I drilled a brake hole in my Alien track fork. Frame, fork, headset, and bb cost as much as a nice...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-20-12, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,426
Views: 379,336
Posted By J Pedals
Time to fire up the credit cards :D edit:...

Time to fire up the credit cards :D

edit: Don't see anything I want/need. It's probably for the best.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-20-12, 01:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 833
Posted By J Pedals
Chain pop certainly isn't ideal for no handed...

Chain pop certainly isn't ideal for no handed track stand sqrl suppage.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-20-12, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 782
Posted By J Pedals
Sounds fun!

Sounds fun!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-20-12, 01:57 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,062,944
Posted By J Pedals
I just ordered one of the Wabi rear wheels and so...

I just ordered one of the Wabi rear wheels and so far I'm very impressed with their stuff. Enjoy that bike!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-20-12, 01:44 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 661,031
Posted By J Pedals
Today I finally broke loose a stuck seat post! I...

Today I finally broke loose a stuck seat post! I took on the challenge about a year ago, doing several 20 minute sessions a day over a period of about a week. Gave up, forgot about it. Then I took...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-18-12, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,752,507
Posted By J Pedals
Cool bong

Cool bong
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-18-12, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,062,944
Posted By J Pedals
Haha eat/fat, same thing. I took that pic more...

Haha eat/fat, same thing. I took that pic more for the other sticker.:D
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-17-12, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,062,944
Posted By J Pedals
They say "tourist" on them; I believe they're...

They say "tourist" on them; I believe they're made by Sugino. I had a set of nearly identical Sugino Super Maxy's, but the spider/ring was pretty badly warped. I got these from my local community...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-17-12, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,062,944
Posted By J Pedals
Ha yeah, Denton is pretty flat. It's 52.15 I...

Ha yeah, Denton is pretty flat. It's 52.15 I want to go 49.15 eventually, and I'll put a brake on as soon as I muster the courage to drill the fork.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-17-12, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,062,944
Posted By J Pedals
I just finished building up my first track frame....

I just finished building up my first track frame. It's an Alien from around '09.


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