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  1. The Works: Vol. IV, June 14th! Philly alleycat returns to benefit youth cycling!

    Online pre-registration includes a free drink ticket!

    Have you ever downed 5 scoops of mayonnaise to honor the hoagie or done a bike tire ring toss while wearing a wolf mask? If yes, then you...
  2. The Works: Vol. IV, June 14th! Philly alleycat returns to benefit youth cycling!

    Online pre-registration includes a free drink ticket!

    Have you ever downed 5 scoops of mayonnaise to honor the hoagie or done a bike tire ring toss while wearing a wolf mask? If yes, then you...
  3. I'm heading out for my first one! Leaving from...

    I'm heading out for my first one! Leaving from Philly at 5am, I hear the wristband line gets long. Neighborhood Bike Works and I will be sharing a table, should be a blast.
  4. You could use the park tool axle vise: Park Tool...

    You could use the park tool axle vise: Park Tool Co. AV-1 : Axle Vise : Hub & Axles
    But like others said, just pull the axle out when you remove one of the cone nuts. Don't forget to have...
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    Welcome...

    Welcome
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    What's your area? I'll give a look on CL, see if...

    What's your area? I'll give a look on CL, see if there's anything worth your time...
  7. Thanks guys, I'm going to see how much it will...

    Thanks guys, I'm going to see how much it will cost to have it powdercoated.
  8. I've head good things about glass bead blasting...

    I've head good things about glass bead blasting and walnut blasting. Maybe I'll go with glass. I'll check out some powdercoating, but I'm already spending $50 for the blast.
  9. Show quality is definitely not a concern. If I...

    Show quality is definitely not a concern. If I thought I could get all that rust off the BB shell I would do it by hand. Is this a suitable etching primer?



    I'm not trying to spend a ton on...
  10. This is what I'm dealing with regarding the rust:...

    This is what I'm dealing with regarding the rust: http://imgur.com/23OnFWT

    I chose that primer because it's supposed to stop the rust process. Are you saying I don't have to specifically treat the...
  11. Prepping and repainting Marukin HC-300, any suggestions?

    I'm going to be refinishing a Marukin HC-300 (chromoly steel) I picked up. It has a good bit of surface rust, and shows tiny clusters of rust patches under the paint. This is my task list, but as a...
  12. Marukin HC-300, Looking for Some More Information!

    Picked up this frame for $50 from a local BC. Marukin, model HC-300. My search for information hasn't turned up anything. Any of you knowledgeable lot know about Marukins? My goal is to clean and...
  13. Interesting, alright thanks.

    Interesting, alright thanks.
  14. Did Specialized ever rebrand sugino RD2s? Pull off from 2005 langster

    I bought a 2005 specialized langster off CL a few months ago, and had pulled off the stock cranks to swap for new. I just threw the in a box, figuring they were crap stock parts. Just by chance, I...
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    Wear whatever you want. Spend ungodly amounts of...

    Wear whatever you want. Spend ungodly amounts of money on kits if it makes you happy. If anyone gives you crap, **** them. I personally ride in the Sky parka, cost me 12k and worth every penny.
  16. I'm glad you don't have a bullet in your head for...

    I'm glad you don't have a bullet in your head for confronting a complete stranger. Next time, keep your hands inside the vehicle at all times.
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    It doesn't, SPF is a measure of how long a...

    It doesn't, SPF is a measure of how long a sunscreen will keep you from burning. But SPF tests also assume constant UVB exposure, while this "10 hour" claim may be an "average usage" deal. Two...
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    Bruce Wayne called....

    Bruce Wayne called....
  19. It was worth it. I laughed when you said...

    It was worth it. I laughed when you said "physically move you", i just got a mental image of him lifting me and my bike out of the way.
  20. Philly here, I had a guy in a pickup beep at me...

    Philly here, I had a guy in a pickup beep at me and nearly clip me today. I rolled up next to him and gave the "what the f***" shrug, he rolls his window down and tells me to get on the sidewalk. No...
  21. Yeah I checked out those sites before, and they...

    Yeah I checked out those sites before, and they all are great to use if you have a specific problem you need to address. I'm looking for a guide that runs through exactly what a LBS would do for a...
  22. Bike Tune-Up Tutorial/Book, any suggestions?

    Sorry if this has been asked before, search wasn't helpful.
    I just bought a used road bicycle, and I'm competent with some bike repair. I'm looking for a book/online tutorial that gives a...
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    I...I don't even..

    I...I don't even..
  24. check out the ACS Crossfire...

    check out the ACS Crossfire http://www.acsbmx.com/crossfire.html
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    Alright, do you all want to know the truth?...

    Alright, do you all want to know the truth? Here's what's really going down.
    Retrogression has the best prices on their products because they are using their shipping as a profit center. They drop...
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