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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-18-12, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,062,636
Posted By markaitch
moar biek pics plz... ...

moar biek pics plz...

http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll202/markaitch/nickel-plate%20maxway/100_4701.jpg

found my dream frame & will shortly begin breaking my baby down to swap parts...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-17-12, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,527
Views: 353,434
Posted By markaitch
should have known there'd be more than 1...

should have known there'd be more than 1 thunderbird motel down here...i thought that was the one on collins ave in sunny isles, on the north end of miami beach. used to stay there on family...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-17-12, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3,527
Views: 353,434
Posted By markaitch
you live in sunny isles or riding thru? ...

you live in sunny isles or riding thru?

fwiw, when you posted after Velognome's pic that you miss the fall woodsiness up north...i thought to myself that i don't, especially when i'm riding...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-16-12, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 263,740
Posted By markaitch
my sympathies to you on your loss but it looks...

my sympathies to you on your loss but it looks like your situation has indeed put you into a panic & you are running around like the proverbial chicken with its head cut off. try to calm yourself &...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-15-12, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,468
Views: 374,108
Posted By markaitch
has the definition of "townie" changed quite a...

has the definition of "townie" changed quite a bit recently?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-14-12, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 178,728
Posted By markaitch
had trouble sleeping last nite over this...

had trouble sleeping last nite over this :twitchy:

should i buy a shamal road wheelset for $450?

had a deal to pick them up this weekend by trading but the guy called me yesterday & now he has...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-11-12, 09:47 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 91,782
Posted By markaitch
is it so wrong to want to sleep with this tonite?...

is it so wrong to want to sleep with this tonite?

http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll202/markaitch/100_4687.jpg
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-07-12, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3,527
Views: 353,434
Posted By markaitch
yeah, itsa different war than that plane...but...

yeah, itsa different war than that plane...but fwiw, to all the oblivious here - happy pearl harbor day
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-07-12, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,062,636
Posted By markaitch
so can someone plz tell me...what's the right...

so can someone plz tell me...what's the right pronunciation for mixte?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-07-12, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,527
Views: 353,434
Posted By markaitch
everytime i get interested in a geared bike, & i...

everytime i get interested in a geared bike, & i want a complete, my choice seems to come down to bikes with either 105 or force. have you by any chance ridden with 105 parts? i would like to learn...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-03-12, 06:45 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 20,987
Posted By markaitch
16h rear track hub?

i am about to snag a shamal wheelset...but it might not be such a great thing after all

it has a 9-speed campag cassette rear hub & of course i don't need road wheels - i want it for fixed
...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-01-12, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3,527
Views: 353,434
Posted By markaitch
got back a short while ago from my longest single...

got back a short while ago from my longest single day ride ever

is double metric a thing? or is it century + 25? at the moment am not feeling all that bad, in fact am strangely euphoric?
...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-01-12, 07:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,426
Posted By markaitch
you likely should have waited for answers to your...

you likely should have waited for answers to your post in the "how to tape bullhorns" thread but of course the odds were good that you'd get gifed for necroing. i do sometimes wonder at the rush to...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-30-12, 05:47 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 660,506
Posted By markaitch
how weird am i that i actually have all 3 of the...

how weird am i that i actually have all 3 of the aforementioned multi(?)-tools (and even a couple others)?

tis a sad commentary on what a sucker i am for these things...

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fwiw...the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-26-12, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,752,012
Posted By markaitch
Mumonkan is on the right track...he is not saying...

Mumonkan is on the right track...he is not saying his bolts are not catching the nuts but that they are hitting the bottom ridge on them so he can not tighten them enough & was even beginning to...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-26-12, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By markaitch
an option to having that shop reset the rear...

an option to having that shop reset the rear spacing on your frame is to have them install a couple spacers onto the axle...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-25-12, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,752,012
Posted By markaitch
[/QUOTE] the whole thing does not make any...

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the whole thing does not make any sense. what is his definition for thickness of a standard track chainring, 1/8" or 3/32"? not to mention that if his rings are "a little thicker than...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-25-12, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By markaitch
you need to get a bottom bracket that fits the bb...

you need to get a bottom bracket that fits the bb shell on your frame & matches up with the crankset you choose - manufacturers & sellers give the specs

nice frame, good luck & have fun...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-23-12, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3,416
Views: 377,850
Posted By markaitch
another one of bd's "secret sales"... ...

another one of bd's "secret sales"...

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/se/stout.htm

for anybody who's (short &) been wanting to try a ss mtb this is is a very decent bike & it rings up for...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-16-12, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3,416
Views: 377,850
Posted By markaitch
1990 flite ti - $63.85 shipped... ...

1990 flite ti - $63.85 shipped...

http://www.merlincycles.com/bike-shop/mtb-parts/saddles-posts-1/saddles-1/selle-italia-saddles-1/selle-italia-flite-classic.html
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-08-12, 06:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,509
Posted By markaitch
or there's this from someone pretty well thought...

or there's this from someone pretty well thought of on bikeforums who knows his campy **** in & out...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-08-12, 06:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,509
Posted By markaitch
it is a pretty frame so i can understand your...

it is a pretty frame so i can understand your attachment to it for its looks but...

unless you want to live with the restriction of magic gear you will need to mar that appearance you like so much...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-02-12, 08:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,869
Posted By markaitch
every time it was wheelmaster boxes that were...

every time it was wheelmaster boxes that were stickered with the exact description, rims, hubs etc, of the wheels inside...

we can go on & on about this...will it affect your rep or business? it...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-02-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,869
Posted By markaitch
my bad...you are right...i meant wheelmaster ...

my bad...you are right...i meant wheelmaster

the boxes that those wheelsets i purchased from velomine, admittedly the lower end of their offerings, arrived in were from wheelmaster
Forum: Fixed Gear Freestyle 11-02-12, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By markaitch
your frame does not determine spindle...

your frame does not determine spindle length...you need match the bb & the cranks
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