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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 11-21-05, 03:17 PM   #51
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i move that this thread be re-named "win dolface's money (or bikes)." and that he be enclosed in a soundproof, plexiglas box...
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Old 11-21-05, 03:19 PM   #52
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i don't have any money (because of the bikes...)
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Old 11-22-05, 12:25 AM   #53
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quick question: how do you pronounce ciocc?
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Old 11-22-05, 09:20 AM   #54
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that's awesome! thanks. i love the quick question thread.
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Old 11-22-05, 09:34 AM   #55
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nice find!

... and this is why you don't take pronunciation advice from unilingual Americans.
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Old 11-22-05, 09:49 AM   #56
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hehe choch. Anybody know how to find and tell the date of a pinarello montello from it's serial number? I know this belongs in the road forum or something but i'm scared of those people.
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Old 11-22-05, 11:23 AM   #57
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hey -- who made the MnG shirts? trackstar was sent a bunch and i got one -- wore mine with geek pride the other day..
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Old 11-22-05, 11:52 AM   #58
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hey -- who made the MnG shirts? trackstar was sent a bunch and i got one -- wore mine with geek pride the other day..
jeez, 2nd thread you really wanna know who made those shirts don'tcha?
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Old 11-22-05, 11:53 AM   #59
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didn't think it was gonna be answered in t'other.. it's absntr -- thanks!
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Old 11-22-05, 12:11 PM   #60
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In some US states, two. Which ones? I don't know. In most US states, only one.
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Old 11-22-05, 12:24 PM   #61
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If 7-11 is open 24/7/365, why do they have locks on their doors?
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Old 11-22-05, 12:37 PM   #62
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my mind has been blown!
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Old 11-22-05, 12:47 PM   #63
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Why is braille on drive through ATM's?
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Old 11-22-05, 12:54 PM   #64
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Why is braille on drive through ATM's?
it's for those times when you're too busy watching a DVD on the in-dash TV monitor and can't tear your eyes away. you can just stick your hand out and operate the ATM.
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Old 11-22-05, 01:27 PM   #65
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it's for those times when you're too busy watching a DVD on the in-dash TV monitor and can't tear your eyes away. you can just stick your hand out and operate the ATM.
but we've already established that Amurcans are unilingual. Now if we could establish that most who drive AND watch DVDs at the same time are Amurcan, then your theory would be blown. Unless there are Amurcans who can see well enough to drive but developed Braille as their only language.
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Old 11-22-05, 02:15 PM   #66
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OK, show the solution in P time and space for just one NP-complete, instead.
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Old 11-22-05, 02:58 PM   #67
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Installing philwood BB's.

How critical is it to tighten the philwood BB to 50nm (newtonmeters)? If it is can i borrow someones (SF crew) torque wrench?
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Old 07-02-13, 04:42 PM   #68
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Zombie thread time.

Is it possible for a chainring to go out of round? Positioning the crank at 12 o'clock then 6 o'clock, I get about 1/2" difference in play, and I swear it wasn't there when I got the bike six months ago.

It's All-City's basic chainring, 612 Track.
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Old 07-02-13, 06:01 PM   #69
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It's more possible that it's not centered.

http://velowoodcyclery.wordpress.com...g-a-chainring/
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Old 07-02-13, 06:04 PM   #70
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Question: How durable are Nylon pedals compared to metal? In particular the Odyssey Twisted PC pedals? I'm wanting to get some BMX platforms and these were suggested to me. Normally I don't put much faith in anything but metal, especially when I'm putting my weight on it. I don't want to end up with some cheap Mongoose quality crap pedals.

Unless someone knows of a brand that sells orange metal BMX pedals. That would be cool. I'm having a hard time finding any.
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Old 07-02-13, 07:02 PM   #71
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It's more possible that it's not centered.

http://velowoodcyclery.wordpress.com...g-a-chainring/
Cool, thanks Scrod
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Old 07-02-13, 11:37 PM   #72
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Unless someone knows of a brand that sells orange metal BMX pedals. That would be cool. I'm having a hard time finding any.
I'm pretty sure these are overpriced for what they are, but they're orange. And I also happen to like the look of them.
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Old 07-02-13, 11:40 PM   #73
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I'm pretty sure these are overpriced for what they are, but they're orange. And I also happen to like the look of them.
Ouch. Yeah a bit pricey for my blood. I found some for 40ish from brick lane bikes. I am still curious about nylon though.
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Old 07-02-13, 11:42 PM   #74
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I have plastic BMX platforms on my road bike for comfy commuting. Used to use them on a fixed bike until I had a few nasty pedal strikes. They're a little scuffed but still in one sturdy piece.
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Old 07-02-13, 11:44 PM   #75
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I think these are the ones I have: http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...&category=4352
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