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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-22-16, 11:25 AM
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Views: 95,371
Posted By DarkShot
Cheers! Absolutely love them. They're...

Cheers!



Absolutely love them. They're incredibly plush and roll over everything like it's smooth tarmac. Having ridden these, the next big bike build I do will probably be around a 650b wheel...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-22-16, 09:30 AM
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Views: 95,371
Posted By DarkShot
Changed up the SSCX. Now full on SS masher...

Changed up the SSCX. Now full on SS masher capable of many a run to the beer store and various commuting duties.

edit: Pedalroom (http://www.pedalroom.com/bike/fat-tire-fuccboi-sscx-29507) for the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-10-16, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 95,371
Posted By DarkShot
Cheers gents! High praise coming from...

Cheers gents!



High praise coming from the great Scrod!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-09-16, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 95,371
Posted By DarkShot
Just got my Steamroller built up the other day....

Just got my Steamroller built up the other day. Quite pleased with the outcome. 35c Paselas are plenty plush, looks like I didn't need those 38c fatties after all, Scrod!

Pedalroom...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-05-16, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 95,371
Posted By DarkShot
Couple little fresh bits. Changed out the fork to...

Couple little fresh bits. Changed out the fork to an older set I had kickin' around, new stem and seat, and moved on over to platforms for the ultimate townie cruiser.

Love this little clown bike...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-18-16, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 95,371
Posted By DarkShot
Got a Cetma 5rail on this colourful beast. ...

Got a Cetma 5rail on this colourful beast.

Also some delicious road salt for extra seasoning.

http://i.imgur.com/LjVJjOt.jpg
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-21-16, 04:50 AM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 95,371
Posted By DarkShot
Picked up a Factory5 Pista crankset to toss on my...

Picked up a Factory5 Pista crankset to toss on my main squeeze, removed the basket a while back as well.

http://i.imgur.com/898gLmi.jpg

Mmmm delicious Lattice chainring.
...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-11-16, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 95,371
Posted By DarkShot
My winter cruiser. 40/17 fixed or 40/20 free...

My winter cruiser. 40/17 fixed or 40/20 free depending on the day. Currently rolling fixed as I've had my brakes ice up and be pretty useless some days.

http://i.imgur.com/mWTk8c4.jpg


And the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-11-16, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 95,371
Posted By DarkShot
doublepost

doublepost
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-08-15, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2,849
Views: 268,337
Posted By DarkShot
Oh do they ever.

Oh do they ever.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-07-15, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,849
Views: 268,337
Posted By DarkShot
Cheers! Do it! Function over form can...

Cheers!



Do it! Function over form can be absolutely joyous.

The bike began as a bone stock Nashbar SSCX, replaced most of the bits on it:

Deda RHM01 w/ Specialized Roubaix tape
TRP RRL...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-07-15, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2,849
Views: 268,337
Posted By DarkShot
SS 'cross set up in wet weather commuter mode. ...

SS 'cross set up in wet weather commuter mode.

Fortunately though, we've had plenty of dry days for fall.

http://i.imgur.com/SC3tbnK.jpg
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-02-15, 11:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,200
Posted By DarkShot
Moved to SPDs this past Summer, was enticed by...

Moved to SPDs this past Summer, was enticed by the concept of it. Ended up with some cheap Mavic MTB shoes and a set of M520s. Promptly fell within a week, but at least it took the whole week....
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-02-15, 10:11 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 207,602
Posted By DarkShot
My versatile errand-bike-all-roader. Plenty...

My versatile errand-bike-all-roader. Plenty comfortable and lots of fun with some 38c Paselas.

http://i.imgur.com/AWZSpKp.jpg
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-13-15, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2,849
Views: 268,337
Posted By DarkShot
The whip. http://i.imgur.com/nzrOxn1.jpg

The whip.

http://i.imgur.com/nzrOxn1.jpg
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 11-28-13, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6,463
Views: 1,625,633
Posted By DarkShot
They're simple LEDs wired together in a clear...

They're simple LEDs wired together in a clear plastic tube. Really simple to build but for the lazy people like me I'll throw cash at someone to do it. You can get them from two places, both of which...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 11-27-13, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6,463
Views: 1,625,633
Posted By DarkShot
I like the white-red myself. I've got a bunch of...

I like the white-red myself. I've got a bunch of red lights for the rear and white for front so I figured I'd keep that colour scheme going.

Especially helps for night time winter commuting!
...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 11-11-13, 04:08 AM
Replies: 6,463
Views: 1,625,633
Posted By DarkShot
Got me some wheel lights as most of my riding is...

Got me some wheel lights as most of my riding is done at night.

Sure do turn heads, which is exactly what I wanted.
...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-30-13, 04:31 AM
Replies: 6,463
Views: 1,625,633
Posted By DarkShot
Ahh that makes a little more sense now hah. ...

Ahh that makes a little more sense now hah.

I would go with the BB7 brakeset if I were to replace the ****ty Tektro Novela set I have.

And thanks might I add! I'd love to give her the...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-29-13, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6,463
Views: 1,625,633
Posted By DarkShot
I figured a BB5 would be a little easier on the...

I figured a BB5 would be a little easier on the wallet to get than a BB1 and I'd rather not get a BB9 with bottom-barrel components, I'd rather pay a touch more a slightly better groupset. As for...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-28-13, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6,463
Views: 1,625,633
Posted By DarkShot
Hey! Been lurking these forums for a little...

Hey!

Been lurking these forums for a little while and gawking at some of the beautiful rides people have. Figured I'd hop in on the fun and chatter!

Here's my 2011 Quick CX 3. Picked it up...
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