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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-27-16, 08:12 PM
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Posted By cali_axela
It is most definitely worth mentioning, and...

It is most definitely worth mentioning, and trying to get a rent credit. That's not starting off fighting with the owner, it's starting off by making it clear they can't **** around with you. An...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-18-16, 07:14 PM
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Posted By cali_axela
Oh wow, so glad you came out of that relatively...

Oh wow, so glad you came out of that relatively unscathed. Good thing you had karma on your side, so only the bikebroke instead of your head.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-18-16, 06:27 PM
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Posted By cali_axela
Today I start hunting for all the parts I need to...

Today I start hunting for all the parts I need to build up this bad boy. Figured since I moved to Portland, I have to give SSCX a shot this season:
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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-15-16, 06:20 PM
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Views: 777,709
Posted By cali_axela
Oh wow, those Halo Fat Foots look radder, are...

Oh wow, those Halo Fat Foots look radder, are cheaper, and go all the way down to 12t!? Perfect, thanks so much.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-15-16, 04:01 PM
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Posted By cali_axela
Hey Scrod, I picked up a used Easton EC90 TKO...

Hey Scrod, I picked up a used Easton EC90 TKO track wheelset, which uses a cog carrier system that looks a lot like the Miche one. It only came with a 15t cog, and I'd like to have a 14t on hand as...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-07-16, 01:08 PM
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Posted By cali_axela
Mine are finally not sore today, after my...

Mine are finally not sore today, after my brilliant experiment of a ~110 mile round trip fully loaded bike camping tour Sunday - Monday on my rigid SS MTB. Was super fun, and not nearly as painful as...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-05-16, 12:09 PM
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Views: 356,528
Posted By cali_axela
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/dmT-sM6U4okkYPjW...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/dmT-sM6U4okkYPjWkXoE_3EwpjflEZu-h6BvSinh4NZg7yIWLQ45tBKwY5uu9W3plfSOaZRw9nqZOzc7QUDbRbXZzonVQFAfdkeIaU3wIiUo0U4PzA5a84vtToafU5pYPei76xnt_gnL2myzRd6yHmJRIiuBZ26_nOcP7m...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-04-16, 05:38 PM
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Posted By cali_axela
I actually have this saddle in white with the red...

I actually have this saddle in white with the red middle stripe kicking around from an old bike with the same color scheme... I'd sell it to you super cheap. Would look rad.
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Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 06-30-16, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,796
Posted By cali_axela
Zombie thread revival: I also recently picked up...

Zombie thread revival: I also recently picked up a used TKO wheelset, came with a 15t Easton splined cog, would also like to pick up a 14t. Just figured I'd ask here if anyone that has/had these...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-29-16, 02:18 PM
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Posted By cali_axela
Today I haz fancy carbon tubular track wheelset....

Today I haz fancy carbon tubular track wheelset. Just in time for some planned events at Alpenrose!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-29-16, 12:15 PM
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Posted By cali_axela
Gonna go check out an EC90 TKO tubular wheelset...

Gonna go check out an EC90 TKO tubular wheelset off the CL soon, unusually great price... maybe will have an actual race wheelset for the track bike soon! I'm not scared of having to clean em up a...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-24-16, 11:43 AM
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Views: 1,157,399
Posted By cali_axela
That's basically it, but I'd strongly recommend...

That's basically it, but I'd strongly recommend having an air compressor on hand the first time you seat the beat on new tubeless tires. Sometimes you can get lucky with a normal floor pump but it's...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-22-16, 12:24 PM
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Posted By cali_axela
Looks kinda like every single forum we used 10...

Looks kinda like every single forum we used 10 years ago. Whatevs, at least it works well and is fast again.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-22-16, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18,799
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Posted By cali_axela
Bought a new beater for $100, Raleigh Rush Hour...

Bought a new beater for $100, Raleigh Rush Hour with messenger cranks. Heavy as **** but comfy and fun steel, and suuuuuper ugly paint so don't have to worry about locking it up all day downtown....
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-08-16, 11:46 AM
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Posted By cali_axela
Yeah it's always the crazy extended anaerobic...

Yeah it's always the crazy extended anaerobic efforts that do it to me, never longer rides. This was after an omnium at Alpenrose three relatively short races spread across the afternoon, but my...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-08-16, 11:42 AM
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Posted By cali_axela
For me the trick is to use a ton of chamois cream...

For me the trick is to use a ton of chamois cream during the ride, and also apply a thin layer after I shower when I get home. It really helps prevent them from popping up.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-08-16, 10:28 AM
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Posted By cali_axela
I actually had a random and super intense cramp...

I actually had a random and super intense cramp in my calf last night while sitting at my desk, presumably from racing in 102 heat on Sunday and getting a little dehydrated. I won though, so it was...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-07-16, 05:33 PM
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Posted By cali_axela
I actually have a jar of those TJ's grilled...

I actually have a jar of those TJ's grilled artichoke halves and was wondering how to use them, you just totally inspired me. Thanks!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-06-16, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18,799
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Posted By cali_axela
I'd burn that cabinet, **** that ****! Props for...

I'd burn that cabinet, **** that ****! Props for your level headedness and pro spider demeanor.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-02-16, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18,799
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Posted By cali_axela
Did the Mt Tabor Circuit last night!

Did the Mt Tabor Circuit last night!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-31-16, 12:37 PM
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Posted By cali_axela
Today I'm enjoying my first full day back in...

Today I'm enjoying my first full day back in Portland after moving back up here Sunday / yesterday :)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-16-16, 11:50 AM
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Posted By cali_axela
Did my first fixed gear century yesterday, feels...

Did my first fixed gear century yesterday, feels so good. Was my last training ride before a 330 mile tour down the Nor Cal coast that we're starting next weekend, and now I'm definitely gonna do it...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-13-16, 10:57 AM
Replies: 18,799
Views: 1,157,399
Posted By cali_axela
I realized that the other day, too... and ordered...

I realized that the other day, too... and ordered Odyssey pedals and hold fast straps.
Forum: For Sale 05-10-16, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,296
Sticky saddle swap
Views: 245,366
Posted By cali_axela
The white one with the large cutout is a Selle...

The white one with the large cutout is a Selle Italia Superflow SLR 130, maybe 200 miles on it and almost like new. Top, curvy black one is a Soma Kyudo, there's a small scuff on it near the nose of...
Forum: For Sale 05-10-16, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,296
Sticky saddle swap
Views: 245,366
Posted By cali_axela
Any of these tickle your fancy? ...

Any of these tickle your fancy?
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