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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-07-11, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By Relaxer
I didn't receive particularly good customer...

I didn't receive particularly good customer service from them. Pre-purchase (and I said I was going to buy regardless) I asked if there was any way possible to get the team track without decals even...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-05-11, 01:23 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,028
Posted By Relaxer
I'm 40 years old (to speak to the earlier post...

I'm 40 years old (to speak to the earlier post saying older riders are more likely to use brakes) and I've been riding brakeless for years.

One observation -- pro-brakes people often like to argue...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 09-16-10, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,316
Posted By Relaxer
I've had the MTT for close to a year now and I...

I've had the MTT for close to a year now and I love it. I'm around 5'8 or so, 160 lbs, and I got the 54. For the first couple months, I really felt like it was too small but then I adjusted and now...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-23-10, 07:02 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 94,594
Posted By Relaxer
Thanks for replies on the toe overlap The frame...

Thanks for replies on the toe overlap
The frame size is a 56
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-22-10, 02:12 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 94,594
Posted By Relaxer
After my regular commuter gave up the ghost, I...

After my regular commuter gave up the ghost, I started commuting on my Motobecane Team Track bike and have had zero problems. But I didn't want that to be permanent so bought the $270 Moto track....
Forum: Northeast 04-21-10, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,765
Posted By Relaxer
1. How many of you regularly commute within the...

1. How many of you regularly commute within the District?

I've been commuting daily for around four years. Each way is around four miles.

2. If you do commute, do you tend to stick to roads...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-02-10, 09:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,958
Posted By Relaxer
Woah, Carleton posing the tough-typing-guy...

Woah, Carleton posing the tough-typing-guy questions. Did you growl when you typed that aggressive post?
Thanks for keeping this clear of questions about, y'know, bikes and stuff.
grrrrrrrrrr!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-02-10, 08:30 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 41,920
Posted By Relaxer
I'm ~160 lbs and love my Motobecane Track. When I...

I'm ~160 lbs and love my Motobecane Track. When I ride it on a track/loop, I never worry about the durability. However the last few weeks I've had to use it as a thru-town commuter, and I gotta say,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-17-10, 10:38 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 41,920
Posted By Relaxer
I bought one of these in November. I like it but...

I bought one of these in November. I like it but the 54 feels too small even though my three other bikes are all 54s. After 15 or 20 miles, my shoulders start to ache considerably.

Also, I'm...
Forum: Southeast 04-30-09, 08:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By Relaxer
D.C. Mayday Alleycat Race

http://i41.tinypic.com/35i7lvk.jpg

This Saturday. Excellent prizes, free registration, what more could you ask for?

(FYI, I have no connection/affiliation with this event, just planning on...
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 03-19-09, 10:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,477
Posted By Relaxer
If we can't have a straight-up DC thread, then I...

If we can't have a straight-up DC thread, then I think this makes the most sense.
Forum: Northeast 11-14-08, 03:24 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 24,472
Posted By Relaxer
So if you have a low number on the list, does...

So if you have a low number on the list, does that make you more awesome. Eighteen! Eighteen! USA! USA! (honks horn.... er, rather, dings bell) DING DING DING
Forum: Northeast 10-14-08, 09:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 670
Posted By Relaxer
I'm going to try and do it again in a few weeks....

I'm going to try and do it again in a few weeks. I want to do it soon enough that the route is somewhat fresh in my mind. Two buddies of mine, one of whom did it and the other who wasn't able to, are...
Forum: Northeast 10-13-08, 06:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 670
Posted By Relaxer
Hey guys, great ride! J, sorry we missed each...

Hey guys, great ride! J, sorry we missed each other, but it sounds like you made it through fine.
One observation I had was that when I finished at 1:45, there was NO ONE in the park, as in, no...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-10-08, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,366,932
Posted By Relaxer
What's wrong with a valve adaptor on a bike? I...

What's wrong with a valve adaptor on a bike? I keep a flipped one on all the time in case I need it.

Edit: oh, I guess I should read to the end of thread before bleating
Forum: Northeast 10-10-08, 09:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 670
Posted By Relaxer
I am planning on doing the 50-state ride. I'm...

I am planning on doing the 50-state ride. I'm very familiar with DC so if anyone is interested in grouping up, let me know as I'm happy to do so. Have never done this ride, but have logged a lot of...
Forum: Books, Movies, Music & Entertainment 10-01-08, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7,506
Views: 2,924,393
Posted By Relaxer
Saying you don't like the Cars, to me, is like...

Saying you don't like the Cars, to me, is like saying you don't like cupcakes or bjs. IT MAKES NO SENSE

Anyway, the new Metallica album absolutely rips.
Forum: Northeast 02-05-08, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By Relaxer
I'm glad the driver didn't just take off. I've...

I'm glad the driver didn't just take off. I've been hit several times over the last 15 years (fortunately, none leading to serious crash or injury) and in more cases than not, the driver sped off.
...
Forum: Books, Movies, Music & Entertainment 12-18-07, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7,506
Views: 2,924,393
Posted By Relaxer
I really like a broad variety of stuff. This...

I really like a broad variety of stuff. This morning I played Pig Destroyer, Mika and Ghostface Killer, and enjoyed them all.

Girls Aloud is very good *for what it is* which is modern pop. The...
Forum: Books, Movies, Music & Entertainment 12-04-07, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7,506
Views: 2,924,393
Posted By Relaxer
I'm a music geek and am part of a group of music...

I'm a music geek and am part of a group of music fans that places an unhealthy emphasis on Best of the Year lists. Here's mine for '07. Overall, it was a GREAT year for new music, but the best stuff...
Forum: Northeast 11-09-07, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By Relaxer
Capitol Hill Bikes is a good LBS. It's at 8th and...

Capitol Hill Bikes is a good LBS. It's at 8th and G SE. Another is the Bike Rack, which is new but I've heard good things about it. It's at around 14th and P, but I'd look it up first.
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-04-07, 12:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,983
Posted By Relaxer
When it's really cold out, I love the sensation...

When it's really cold out, I love the sensation of inhaling through my nose and feeling my snot freeze. I love less the need to break off the crust of snot after a ride from the bottom half of my...
Forum: Northeast 10-04-07, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Relaxer
Winter is my favorite time of the year for...

Winter is my favorite time of the year for riding. So long as you're appropriately dressed (layers!), the sensation is like swimming in a cool lake without getting wet. It took several rides to get...
Forum: Northeast 09-19-07, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Relaxer
Kenny's BBQ on Capitol Hill is good. It's located...

Kenny's BBQ on Capitol Hill is good. It's located at 8th and Maryland NE.
Forum: Books, Movies, Music & Entertainment 09-10-07, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7,506
Views: 2,924,393
Posted By Relaxer
http://ec1.images-amazon.com/images/I/51NT10KGMEL....

http://ec1.images-amazon.com/images/I/51NT10KGMEL._SS500_.jpg

Jay Reatard "Blood Visions" - This rules pretty hard. Kind of sounds like an American version of Supergrass on their debut, with some...
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