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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-15-13, 02:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,258
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
I know at this point, this might be off topic,...

I know at this point, this might be off topic, but I've really liked my Milwaukee Bicycle Co. cog, and it's made in the USA.

http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=612_620_625...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-08-11, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 486,883
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
Wow, this is the jackpot of jackass.

Wow, this is the jackpot of jackass.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-04-11, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
Probably has to do with being able to go on...

Probably has to do with being able to go on casual rides with regular shoes and still have some foot retention.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-30-11, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 631
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
I voted no, but that's because I think it's...

I voted no, but that's because I think it's easier to skid with drops/hoods vs bullhorns. However, bullhorns vs drops alone, bullhorns are much easier.

But really, skidding is pretty pointless,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-30-11, 10:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,378
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
Sure, but the difference is, that's meant to be...

Sure, but the difference is, that's meant to be raced seriously, the Trek SS is essentially a cruising around/training bike (at the very best), so dropping that much money on a bike that you'll be...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-30-11, 10:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,378
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
Yeah, I knew I remembered it being outlandishly...

Yeah, I knew I remembered it being outlandishly expensive, I even remember saying you'd have to be an idiot to purchase a $3500 SS that isn't a track machine. But I figured I'd throw out the option...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-30-11, 04:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,378
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
I think Trek makes a belt drive SS that's full...

I think Trek makes a belt drive SS that's full carbon with brakes. I never understood it, but whatever, if you've got the cash why not?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-28-11, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
Nope, need something with a shorter spindle...

Nope, need something with a shorter spindle length with is the 110 of that equation. Most FG cranks will require 103 or 107, you just have to find the cranks you want and then find out which spindle...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-27-11, 01:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,217
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
Kilo TT.

Kilo TT.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-26-11, 11:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,947
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
http://www.velomine.com/index.php?main_page=index&...

http://www.velomine.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=87_172_178
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-26-11, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
Saddle angle, why?

Saddle angle, why?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-25-11, 10:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,080
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
I'm not arguing whether or not the OP will or...

I'm not arguing whether or not the OP will or won't buy complete, if they are open to buying complete and have a tight budget then I think they definitely should. However, if OP really wants to...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-24-11, 09:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,080
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
Jesus Christ, worst advice? The kid asked about...

Jesus Christ, worst advice? The kid asked about frames because he wants to build up a bike, the first piece of advice he got was to buy a kilo tt. He didn't ask "what should I do, build a bike or...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-24-11, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,080
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
Well, building from scratch is a good idea...

Well, building from scratch is a good idea because it forces the builder to become familiarized with bikes, so when the bike messes up, they can fix it themselves. It's a fantastic learning...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-24-11, 04:56 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 661,577
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
Yeah, my brother just bought a FG and I've been...

Yeah, my brother just bought a FG and I've been helping him along. I gave him a Nashbar Arione knockoff I wasn't using, my pedals/clips/straps setup, helped him get fit more accurately, etc. He...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-24-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 486,883
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcR2q1k2CQJ...

http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcR2q1k2CQJb7oB4n9Pjp91bTTIHrY12fZtslQUFyBUCR1qxrI94Nw
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-24-11, 09:00 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,246
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
You missed the biggest selling point though,...

You missed the biggest selling point though, their resistance to water, if they are pretty water resistant then I think that alone makes them worth buying (though not at $80, maybe $50).
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-23-11, 10:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,091
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
This.

This.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-23-11, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
Nope, will end up costing way more than it's...

Nope, will end up costing way more than it's worth as you'll likely have to replace everything and end up paying more than you would for a stock FG.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-23-11, 07:35 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,684
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
TejanoTrackie has stated numerous times that he...

TejanoTrackie has stated numerous times that he owns one, and he is way more qualified to say what is and what isn't a good bike versus the thousands of people owning Kilo's who don't know the first...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-23-11, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,063,174
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
I don't understand the context of this statement,...

I don't understand the context of this statement, but it's still pretty dumb.

Some people like having a lightweight alu frame but still like a comfortable saddle that isn't meant for racing,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-23-11, 12:54 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,684
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
Hahahahahaha after all of this talk about wanting...

Hahahahahaha after all of this talk about wanting a $1000 15lb track bike with all of these qualities that it must have and OP ends up going for a Kilo TT. Jesus christ, BF can talk anyone into...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-23-11, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 686
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
Thanks, I'm sure there will be many who...

Thanks, I'm sure there will be many who appreciate it besides me. Although, it is a cool image, but it gets old seeing it 100 times everytime I browse BF.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-23-11, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
Cool bike, though I think I prefer the aesthetics...

Cool bike, though I think I prefer the aesthetics of the older models. Good luck, and I hope you enjoy the world of cycling.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-23-11, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 686
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn
I don't think he was trying to make you lag,...

I don't think he was trying to make you lag, instead I believe he was proving a point that it's annoying to scroll past your bulky signature that slows load time, especially in threads that you post...
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