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Forum: Mountain Biking 05-22-09, 11:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By Plantmiester
Big Mama Canadian Retail

I'm looking for the Salsa Big Mama in Canada (preferably near Calgary), but what I'm looking for first is the retail price for the complete bike in Canada. Any help?
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-24-08, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By Plantmiester
Niner's Website

(sorry if I missed a previous post on this)

Is anyone else having trouble with niner's website (www.ninerbikes.com).

Both Google and Firefox are reporting it as a suspicious site, and Firefox...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-22-08, 10:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 900
Posted By Plantmiester
Haha, ya, it might be a hopeless case until he...

Haha, ya, it might be a hopeless case until he crashes hard. It's odd because he's studying engineering, you'd figure this sort of thing would be the logical conclusion to make. Then again he's...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-21-08, 11:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 900
Posted By Plantmiester
Why Glue Tubulars?

I'm having trouble convincing my friend and roommate of the importance of a good tubular glue job. He's a triathlete, and he's convinced himself that the 140psi in his tyres is enough to keep them...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 06-20-08, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Plantmiester
NJS Jerseys

I was thinking it has to be possible to find a NJS styled plain Keirin kit. They look solid, and who doesn't like Keirin racing. My searches into the matter have been fruitless, but I will continue...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 05-25-08, 10:52 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 57,337
Posted By Plantmiester
A new one for the list is Ottawa based steel...

A new one for the list is Ottawa based steel manufacturer Steelwool. They make the Tweed, eccentric BB Tange tubing.

http://www.steelwoolbicycles.ca/frames/tweed.php
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-11-08, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Plantmiester
I figured when I said "track" people would catch...

I figured when I said "track" people would catch on that discs brakes didn't play into the matter at all.

This is a disc wheel, for clarification purposes (though my target audience would probably...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-10-08, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Plantmiester
Checking A Discs Integrity

I have an old unknown brand hollow disc. It has some good dents and dings after however many hands and bikes it's travelled on. It's used by my dad and I for track racing and I just want some tips...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-29-08, 03:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Posted By Plantmiester
2009 TRP EuroX

They look really nice.

Mud and Cowbells (http://mudandcowbells.blogspot.com/2008/04/2009-trp-eurox-brakes-mmmmmm.html) got some info on them. They look like they will be infitely more adjustable...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-29-08, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By Plantmiester
I was mostly worried about the high flange taking...

I was mostly worried about the high flange taking lateral forces less than well. I love Phil stuff, very easy to take care of too.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-28-08, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By Plantmiester
I've had them on my fixie for two summers now,...

I've had them on my fixie for two summers now, and it's time to build something new (the fixie is getting surly hubs). Singlespeed cross is the way of the future!
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 04-27-08, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By Plantmiester
Phil Wood High Flange Track

I'm building a set of cross wheels for my project bike this summer. I've got a Phil Wood High flange flip-flop Track hub and can get my hands on a front one too. I'm curious how well this hub will...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-14-08, 03:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,380
Posted By Plantmiester
I'm going to completely ignore a potential racing...

I'm going to completely ignore a potential racing collection and focus on my living bikes.

* A Bilenky style cargo bike. I just like the design and carrying capacity of these bikes, really cool...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-14-08, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By Plantmiester
Wow, that's exceptional, I'll definitely be...

Wow, that's exceptional, I'll definitely be checking this place out, seems like an ideal way to really track progress.

I think one really cool side effect of it would be the ability for the site...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-14-08, 12:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By Plantmiester
Okay, haha. Well we might so you on the...

Okay, haha.

Well we might so you on the roads at some point.
Forum: Living Car Free 04-13-08, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By Plantmiester
Thanks for the input. Bragi, unfortunately...

Thanks for the input.

Bragi, unfortunately because I'm living with my parents (can you blame a guy just out of first year?) the cars are just inherintly there. I also race a lot, all over the...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-13-08, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By Plantmiester
Setting Goals

I wrote a post on my blog a few days ago outlining my summer goals for living car free (over the winter I live in housing on campus, which is pretty much the ideal car free system, I don't even have...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-13-08, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 423
Posted By Plantmiester
I've just tipped 90km/h (56mph), that was in good...

I've just tipped 90km/h (56mph), that was in good desending conditions, but before I learned Linus Gerdemann's death tuck technique which I will hopefully be able to apply on the same desent later...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-13-08, 04:07 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,912
Posted By Plantmiester
Is that a sub9 on the rear, or are my eyes...

Is that a sub9 on the rear, or are my eyes deceiving me and only convincing me that it is one?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-07-08, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Plantmiester
Tour de France is the one from Kraftwerk I'm...

Tour de France is the one from Kraftwerk I'm aware of.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-07-08, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Plantmiester
Songs about Biking

There are a few out there, and not just Queen. Does anyone know any good ones?

I've recently been listening to Bomb the Music Industry, and on the album Get Warmer they have a song called Bike...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-05-08, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 845
Posted By Plantmiester
It's not me I'm worried about, it's all the...

It's not me I'm worried about, it's all the people who see the ad who bike more casually than I do and take the ad to indicate the failures of biking.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-05-08, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 845
Posted By Plantmiester
And the car companies bite back

I was perusing facebook in my normal procastinational style a while ago, when an ad popped up in my news feed.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3057/2389329227_b366c0d860_o.jpg

It's pretty bad,...
Forum: Commuting 03-31-08, 03:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,815
Posted By Plantmiester
Haha, I've definitely done similar things. ...

Haha, I've definitely done similar things.

Last year I was riding to a race after work, and decided to show off my skills to the local commuters with a no handed track stand. When the light...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-30-08, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By Plantmiester
I thought it had always been 120, but they...

I thought it had always been 120, but they introduced a 135mm version for people with road/mountain hubs.
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