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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-13-13, 06:31 PM
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Posted By kriwhe
Fascinating.

Fascinating.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-09-13, 12:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,822
Posted By kriwhe
notsurefry.jpg

notsurefry.jpg
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-08-13, 11:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,822
Posted By kriwhe
Whatever you do, surely learning how to service...

Whatever you do, surely learning how to service hub and/or replace bearings would be a valuable lesson.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-08-13, 11:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,664
Posted By kriwhe
One does not simply choose a saddle, without...

One does not simply choose a saddle, without consulting their ass.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-07-13, 06:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,664
Posted By kriwhe
Get whatever saddle that suits your butt (and...

Get whatever saddle that suits your butt (and your wallet) and use a saddle cover or a plastic bag when leaving it locked up.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-07-13, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 178,865
Posted By kriwhe
This. Also make sure to check for any...

This.

Also make sure to check for any structural damage. Considering that a new frameset alone is about $1000 or so, selling a complete bike for $450 just doesn't make sense, even if it is used,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-07-13, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By kriwhe
:lol: Lots of info here...

:lol: Lots of info here (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=magic+gear).
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-07-13, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 178,865
Posted By kriwhe
Sounds almost too good to be true. Any info on...

Sounds almost too good to be true. Any info on the components?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-07-13, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By kriwhe
Magic gear calculator...

Magic gear calculator (http://eehouse.org/fixin/formfmu.php) and possibly a half-link.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-03-13, 10:13 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,753
Posted By kriwhe
I'm sure I've heard about that band somewhere...

I'm sure I've heard about that band somewhere...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-03-13, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 703
Posted By kriwhe
Well, 58/14 seemed to work pretty smoothly for...

Well, 58/14 seemed to work pretty smoothly for Tony Martin the other week, mind you, he's not human and he didn't do much skidding.

Now seriously, how on earth are we to comment on on a so-called...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-03-13, 08:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,753
Posted By kriwhe
Brakes are death dude! :lol:

Brakes are death dude!


:lol:
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-02-13, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By kriwhe
As TejanoTrackie said, if installed properly it...

As TejanoTrackie said, if installed properly it won't cause you any problems. I've ridden to the moon on bikes with Italian bottom brackets and I've never had an issue.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-02-13, 06:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,896
Posted By kriwhe
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343860
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-01-13, 12:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By kriwhe
A small variety of cogs and chainrings will never...

A small variety of cogs and chainrings will never go amiss. Get another chainring and a couple of cogs and play around with different gear ratios.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-01-13, 12:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,164
Posted By kriwhe
Personally I would never paint it. It takes years...

Personally I would never paint it. It takes years to achieve that "beater" look.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-29-13, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 178,865
Posted By kriwhe
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-26-13, 04:40 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,726
Posted By kriwhe
I change gear ratio constantly. Various...

I change gear ratio constantly. Various combinations between 47t, 49t, 53t, and 55t chainrings and 13t-17t cogs depending on terrain and type of ride not to mention form. Hmm, maybe subconsciously...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-24-13, 08:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,365
Posted By kriwhe
Which could be an issue with any frame really....

Which could be an issue with any frame really. :lol: Anyway I was just reading the first post at face value.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-24-13, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,365
Posted By kriwhe
Obviously not all track frames are suitable for...

Obviously not all track frames are suitable for single-speed, as most "real" track frames are not made to accommodate a rear brake. However, in many cases there are ways around it, and a rear brake...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-24-13, 07:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,365
Posted By kriwhe
Virtually any track frame would make an excellent...

Virtually any track frame would make an excellent single-speed, technically speaking, but a so-called suitable commuter, not so much. Then again you wouldn't buy a Ferrari because of its usefulness...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-20-13, 01:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,471
Posted By kriwhe
Practice your technique running a (very) low gear...

Practice your technique running a (very) low gear ratio and work your way up.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-19-13, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,198
Views: 63,145
Posted By kriwhe
Quick question, if anyone know off the top of...

Quick question, if anyone know off the top of their head. In light of the above discussion roughly how much does it cost bringing your bike with you as excess luggage flying from Canada to the US?...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-19-13, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,198
Views: 63,145
Posted By kriwhe
First one to come up with a feasible answer wins...

First one to come up with a feasible answer wins the internet!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-19-13, 04:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,057
Posted By kriwhe
Brakes probably wouldn't go amiss either.

Brakes probably wouldn't go amiss either.
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