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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-13-12, 12:49 PM
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Posted By lvleph
Yeah, I said I was 5'7". I don't have visibility...

Yeah, I said I was 5'7". I don't have visibility issues. I thought I would, but... Then again, I don't care if I have to turn around to see. I have done that riding at 25+ mph, but that was in a lot...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-10-12, 07:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,431
Posted By lvleph
It is a microwave.

It is a microwave.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-10-12, 01:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,431
Posted By lvleph
Well, here was another time I put crazy things in...

Well, here was another time I put crazy things in my bag.
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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-09-12, 08:30 PM
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Views: 777,709
Posted By lvleph
It does take some time to get the Miche to...

It does take some time to get the Miche to tighten properly, but then again I have a much better chainline than I had with sugino 65.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-09-12, 08:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,431
Posted By lvleph
Now, if I could just get my wife to stop driving....

Now, if I could just get my wife to stop driving. The bag is worth it, and I don't regret the money I spent.

And to be fair, the $300 was for the bag, hip belt, and the chrome accessory pouch.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-09-12, 08:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,431
Posted By lvleph
Oh yeah, I wasn't really complaining. I just wish...

Oh yeah, I wasn't really complaining. I just wish I didn't have to throw down $300 to get a bag.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-09-12, 08:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,431
Posted By lvleph
I asked for extras, so that I could make a strap...

I asked for extras, so that I could make a strap that goes around things and they just sent me some for free.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-09-12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,431
Posted By lvleph
His excuse was that they are hand made in the US...

His excuse was that they are hand made in the US and people are paid a living wage, so no discounts.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-09-12, 08:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,431
Posted By lvleph
Hmmm, the rambler seems the same length to me,...

Hmmm, the rambler seems the same length to me, but whatever.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-09-12, 08:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,431
Posted By lvleph
I have a friend that works there and I couldn't...

I have a friend that works there and I couldn't get hooked up. lol
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-09-12, 08:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,431
Posted By lvleph
I am 5'7" and the length of the bag is a bit too...

I am 5'7" and the length of the bag is a bit too long. It bothered me before I road, but while riding it doesn't bother me at all. The Rambler didn't seem any shorter. Eventually, I got use to the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-09-12, 07:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,431
Posted By lvleph
And how would that help me with the task at hand?...

And how would that help me with the task at hand? My wife needs a car seat and a stroller not a bike trailer. I had to get said stroller and car seat home. I hate cars, therefore Mission Workshop bag...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-09-12, 06:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,431
Posted By lvleph
I had a week of laundry for my wife and myself...

I had a week of laundry for my wife and myself once. I was riding up this hill and passed a guy in full kit. He said to me, "are you really going to pass me with all that on your back?" I said to...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-09-12, 05:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,431
Posted By lvleph
Lifting my leg to get on the bike almost made me...

Lifting my leg to get on the bike almost made me fall over.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-09-12, 04:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,431
Posted By lvleph
I had to ride up a 7% grade, that almost killed...

I had to ride up a 7% grade, that almost killed me. I was worried that I might not be able to peddle anymore. It was only 1/4 a mile though. With this load you can't just speed up before a hill,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-09-12, 04:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,431
Posted By lvleph
Putting the Mission Workshop Vandal to the Test

I have had my MW Vandal for about 6 months now, and really I can't think of any other backpack I would rather have. I figured I would give an example of the type of load I have carried with it. ...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-28-11, 08:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,530
Posted By lvleph
Typically, people don't fall because of the...

Typically, people don't fall because of the pedals they fall because of poor planning.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-27-11, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By lvleph
I will stick to my Phils.

I will stick to my Phils.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-27-11, 10:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,530
Posted By lvleph
I have been riding clipless for years and I fell...

I have been riding clipless for years and I fell while doing a track stand on a road bike. So yeah, you risk falling, but it isn't a big deal.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-27-11, 10:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By lvleph
I plan on doing some Fixed Gear Touring. Would...

I plan on doing some Fixed Gear Touring. Would that be considered point to point? :)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-25-11, 06:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 924
Posted By lvleph
I was saying that I need to find mine.

I was saying that I need to find mine.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-24-11, 11:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,530
Posted By lvleph
If you are twisting your feet while pedaling, to...

If you are twisting your feet while pedaling, to such an extent that you are unclipping, then I would guess your saddle is too low.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-24-11, 11:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 924
Posted By lvleph
I have a fixed/fixed hub and you can thread a...

I have a fixed/fixed hub and you can thread a freewheel onto it. Now, if I could just find the tool to take the freewheel off.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-24-11, 07:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,530
Posted By lvleph
I live at the top of a category 3 hill and I have...

I live at the top of a category 3 hill and I have never once clipped out. In fact, I have never clipped out and I have been riding clipless for a few years (don't remember how long, maybe 2004). I...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-17-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 906
Posted By lvleph
I love that you ask something specific and only...

I love that you ask something specific and only one post addresses your question. I have the nitto randoneur and I think they aren't too bad. However, I have been considering some Major Taylor's or...
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