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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-26-14, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By LupinIII
yeah, I totally told him to buy a smaller...

yeah, I totally told him to buy a smaller freewheel

guy says he has bmx background, he probably gets what a gear ratio is. depending on when he rode bmx, they used freewheels that went down to 12t...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-25-14, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4,974
Views: 729,204
Posted By LupinIII
all fillet brazing looks like that. eric at...

all fillet brazing looks like that.

eric at winter bikes is killing it on the lugs and brazing. seriously beautiful shore lines going up in there

Instagram (http://instagram.com/winterbicycles)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-25-14, 12:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,032
Posted By LupinIII
the idea that fixies are being ridden by anyone...

the idea that fixies are being ridden by anyone remotely hipster is pretty far off the target. that ship has sailed on to randonneur/mini touring and hardtail 29ers/650.

pretty sure every...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-25-14, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By LupinIII
acs on the cheap, white industries for a good one...

acs on the cheap, white industries for a good one

don't buy smaller than a 16t. different diameter. some 15t freewheels are available in the proper size, but better to play it safe.

best bet...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-25-14, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 625,842
Posted By LupinIII
definitely threaded headset, you can see the...

definitely threaded headset, you can see the locknut
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-24-14, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,468
Views: 374,313
Posted By LupinIII
beer hauler ...

beer hauler
http://scontent-a-sjc.cdninstagram.com/hphotos-xaf1/t51.2885-15/10349754_638731932887086_892533962_n.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-22-13, 03:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,713
Posted By LupinIII
yep 58, need something more around 54. It might...

yep 58, need something more around 54. It might be going to a friend, but if he backs out i still have most of the original nuovo record that it came with (albeit in cosmetic condition similar to the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-20-13, 03:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,713
Posted By LupinIII
bumping an old thread coz why not assuming...

bumping an old thread coz why not

assuming OP meant stuff like this?

raleigh that doesn't fit me and will probably be on the way out (still have all the original parts in a box)...
Forum: For Sale 02-05-12, 02:37 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 88,403
Posted By LupinIII
have: silver thomson x2, 17deg, 100mm extension,...

have: silver thomson x2, 17deg, 100mm extension, 31.8 clamp

want: same in 120mm ideally. want at least 10 deg rise, silver, and 31.8 barway
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-28-11, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By LupinIII
120mm formula with 10-15mm of washers, i believe...

120mm formula with 10-15mm of washers, i believe you'll need M8 or M10 washers. throw those under the locknut on either side
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-20-11, 04:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,493
Posted By LupinIII
**** titanium and **** david lynskey and the...

**** titanium and **** david lynskey and the cracking piece of **** horse he rode in on
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-18-11, 05:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,493
Posted By LupinIII
09 ftp or a low. looks about the same price...

09 ftp

or a low. looks about the same price as a mash
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-28-11, 12:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,105
Posted By LupinIII
as far as i can tell he had a lot of difficulty...

as far as i can tell he had a lot of difficulty finding a builder that could put out a large enough number of frames for a decent price that would be willing to use filler aluminum and filing the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-28-11, 02:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,105
Posted By LupinIII
bumpin this to see if there's any more real world...

bumpin this to see if there's any more real world experience with this frame. a friend is selling one and i'm interested. i'm also wondering if this frame is actually good, or if it's mostly urban...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-09-11, 01:14 AM
Replies: 841
Views: 54,578
Posted By LupinIII
i'm such a rebel, talking about my friends...

i'm such a rebel, talking about my friends flipping bikes then deciding that they'll hook up bros instead.

brb, hoarding all the food in the world so just my friends can eat.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-08-11, 04:14 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 54,578
Posted By LupinIII
i think you can have it a little above the top of...

i think you can have it a little above the top of the cut and be okay, i know there's some leeway on road frames with ISMs. the danger of having it too high above the cut comes from damaging the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-08-11, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By LupinIII
you grease the threads on the cog and lockring...

you grease the threads on the cog and lockring first?

rotafix or a good chainwhip/lockring should be fine (seriously, i'm in love with the shimano track tool). hunker down on it with all your (or...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-08-11, 03:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 496
Posted By LupinIII
was about to say this. vinegar treatment can help...

was about to say this. vinegar treatment can help too, it's an amazing solvent for cleaning and doesn't stink once it dries.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-08-11, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By LupinIII
thinking about buying some tools for when i move...

thinking about buying some tools for when i move out of davis and shop bro is now too far away to reasonably borrow tools from. mostly cone wrenches, felcos, and some pin spanners.

other thing i'd...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-08-11, 02:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By LupinIII
i use metric allens and metric sockets the most,...

i use metric allens and metric sockets the most, along with necessities like good tire levers (i like pedros) and a good floor pump (i use a silca) (i'd also like a shimano track tool, which has a...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-07-11, 11:36 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 54,578
Posted By LupinIII
my mind is completely bottled

my mind is completely bottled
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-07-11, 09:35 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 54,578
Posted By LupinIII
well he bought them to hook up people who missed...

well he bought them to hook up people who missed out on the deal.

and even if he was marking them up, there isn't a big margin for markup when citygrounds is selling them with a fork for 350, and...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-07-11, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,062,917
Posted By LupinIII
yummygooey: lollin, that's my friend's bike. ...

yummygooey: lollin, that's my friend's bike.


and loving how non-integrated fork and bar clamp size get called out before twisted spokes.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-07-11, 03:47 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,062,917
Posted By LupinIII
yo carlton you like my new grocery getter? ...

yo carlton you like my new grocery getter?

http://i437.photobucket.com/albums/qq96/oogens/ftp1.jpg
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-07-11, 02:53 AM
Replies: 841
Views: 54,578
Posted By LupinIII
nope, my friend's 61 and a 54 he bought to flip...

nope, my friend's 61 and a 54 he bought to flip both have non-crimped chainstays. he also got a 56 to flip but I don't know if that one was crimped. it's really hit or miss.
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