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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-19-11, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 660,563
Posted By Hill Jimmy
... figured I would play it safe and avoid...

... figured I would play it safe and avoid traffic by riding the bike path to work as the weather was drizzly and foggy. On the safe bike path I wiped out hard when my front wheel came in contact...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-14-11, 09:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,814
Posted By Hill Jimmy
Planet Bike: Blaze front, Super Flash rear. I...

Planet Bike: Blaze front, Super Flash rear. I added SpokeLites during this past winter. They dramatically increased my safety when riding home from work. I was very surprised at how well they got...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-08-11, 05:54 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,561
Posted By Hill Jimmy
And another 46x16... 75.5 gear inches... ok on...

And another 46x16... 75.5 gear inches... ok on flats and nice for hills.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-03-11, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By Hill Jimmy
^ your right

^
your right
Forum: Commuting 01-31-11, 08:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,594
Posted By Hill Jimmy
I bought one of these 4 yrs. ago for my bike....

I bought one of these 4 yrs. ago for my bike. Loved it so much bought a second one. The bottle cages hold them with a thin coozy to snug em up. You could operate these one handed as the top is spring...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-23-11, 05:34 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,598
Posted By Hill Jimmy
walker for US Mail Cool! My favorite...

walker for US Mail



Cool! My favorite TV show growing up was Whirlybirds
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-18-11, 10:30 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 52,280
Posted By Hill Jimmy
voler.com Quality cycling wear. They'll...

voler.com Quality cycling wear. They'll customize. Outstanding customer service. I ordered a pair of shorts and received the wrong size. The bag's sticker was marked correctly ,but the shorts in it...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-25-10, 08:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 648
Posted By Hill Jimmy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tp19qiash2U

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tp19qiash2U
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-19-10, 09:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 603
Posted By Hill Jimmy
..."drill/melt holes in plastic to pass the wire...

..."drill/melt holes in plastic to pass the wire in and out"... No. Don't compromise the helmet's ability to do it's job.
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-19-10, 09:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,464
Posted By Hill Jimmy
This is my first season with Bar Mitts. Worth...

This is my first season with Bar Mitts. Worth every penny. Mine are the Shimano. I ride six miles to work and have used them as low as 19 degrees F. The key for my comfort has been keeping the bike...
Forum: Commuting 12-06-10, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By Hill Jimmy
For cold feet, try "Toasty Feet" insoles. ...

For cold feet, try "Toasty Feet" insoles.

I'm in my third New England season using them on my 6 mile, each way, commute. I work outdoors and am extremely pleased with these. My coworkers are...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-06-10, 04:34 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 10,630
Posted By Hill Jimmy
Sloppy Joe

Sloppy Joe
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-06-10, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,752,070
Posted By Hill Jimmy
Painted it black to match the Sputnik frame

Painted it black to match the Sputnik frame
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-20-10, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,752,070
Posted By Hill Jimmy
Lowest price was Amazon. $39. These work best...

Lowest price was Amazon. $39. These work best when bike is stored indoors. Otherwise you start the ride with bare hands on cold bars. Have used a similar product the past few winters.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-20-10, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,752,070
Posted By Hill Jimmy
Bar Mitts, for riding in sub freezing temps......

Bar Mitts, for riding in sub freezing temps... actually for me and not the bike
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-12-10, 05:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,961
Posted By Hill Jimmy
I arrived knowing which bike I wanted to ride....

I arrived knowing which bike I wanted to ride. Rode it and the fit seemed right.


Paid and put it on the roof rack. The whole adventure took just 20 minutes. I put a busload of faith in these...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-12-10, 05:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,961
Posted By Hill Jimmy
actually it was in Mass. ...Simple Life Bicycles...

actually it was in Mass. ...Simple Life Bicycles of Framingham

http://www.slcycle.com/
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-11-10, 06:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,961
Posted By Hill Jimmy
avner, my Sputnik will probably be looking...

avner,
my Sputnik will probably be looking like yours down the road abit. Just want to get used to riding it it for now. 1st thing I do will be to reduce the braking by 50%.

I was leaning...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-11-10, 04:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,961
Posted By Hill Jimmy
How'd I do today?

Just purchased my first ssfg today from an LBS.

Brand new, 2009 Sputnik, 55cm, carbon fork, that black color.

Assembled, adjusted, toe clips, and sales tax for a total of $464

Will post...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-10-10, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 263,755
Posted By Hill Jimmy
Here's what's available in Red Sox Nation: ...

Here's what's available in Red Sox Nation:

http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/2052335210.html
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-04-10, 10:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,455
Posted By Hill Jimmy
I'm also looking into buying my first fixie (kilo...

I'm also looking into buying my first fixie (kilo tt) for my flat, 6 mile each way, commute. My commuter rig is an old geared road bike with +20k miles on it that I'm going to put out to pasture. ...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-29-10, 08:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,039
Posted By Hill Jimmy
Rowbike information

Ok, I know I'm very late to this thread, but here goes. I do in fact own a Rowbike with over 6000 miles on it. I also am an avid road cyclist. I was the first Rowbike owner in my area, and as of...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-30-07, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Hill Jimmy
Stripped Hex screw...

While attempting to move my grip shifter to a new set of handlebars, I brutally stripped the small hex screw and am not able to remove the shifter . I need some ideas as to how I can get the screw...
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