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11-29-08, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 919
Posted By Devolution

It's all about top tube length. Seatposts are...

It's all about top tube length. Seatposts are cheap.

I'm 6'2, 34" inseam, ride a 57.5-58.5 top tube on frames, which can have anywhere from a 57-62cm seat tube depending on brand and method of...
10-21-08, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By Devolution

I use this without trouble on a Surly...

I use this without trouble on a Surly fixed/single, 135mm hub and with a 9sp chain. 17/19 Dingle Cog, 42/39 front combination on a 105 Octalink double crank.
10-17-08, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By Devolution

For the record on this subject for what it's...

For the record on this subject for what it's worth, none of my track bikes have overlap. 59 cm Pista Concept w/170mm cranks. 59cm Vivalo w/165mm. 59cm Pake w/170. Neither with clipless nor XL metal...
10-17-08, 01:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,088
Posted By Devolution

You can in fact patch a tube. Here's how....

You can in fact patch a tube. Here's how. (http://www.urbanvelo.org/issue1/UrbanCyclist_Issue1_p64-65.html)
10-05-08, 08:19 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,726
Posted By Devolution

This thread and the responses from OSOBikeman in...

This thread and the responses from OSOBikeman in the face of plenty of good, free criticism and advice from people that have been around for more than a minute really brings the awesome. Good on ya...
10-02-08, 03:25 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,726
Posted By Devolution

In case you missed it in the other Interbike 2008...

In case you missed it in the other Interbike 2008 thread, I put together a roundup of all the track/fixed parts and bikes I managed to photograph.

Interbike 2008 Track Roundup...
10-02-08, 07:09 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,726
Posted By Devolution

As someone who's been around the block a few...

As someone who's been around the block a few times here's some advice - tone down on the forums OSOBike man.
09-29-08, 06:46 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,726
Posted By Devolution

Those pictures above from TheRobbStory are really...

Those pictures above from TheRobbStory are really well done.

I just posted a roundup of track and fixed specific parts I managed to get pictures of up at the home base...
09-16-08, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By Devolution

I'll be there as per usual. 6th? 7th? They all...

I'll be there as per usual. 6th? 7th? They all blend together.
09-16-08, 05:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By Devolution

Not going to happen, at least not economically....

Not going to happen, at least not economically. Custom painted rims are possible, but quite expensive and it needs to be done on brand new rims, before being built. Can't anodize it built up either,...
09-14-08, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By Devolution

No rules. They used to enforce rules requiring...

No rules. They used to enforce rules requiring photo credentials, but the past two or three years have been a free for all.
09-11-08, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,019
Posted By Devolution

Eccentic bottom brackets have been used for quite...

Eccentic bottom brackets have been used for quite some time on singlespeed mountain bikes to allow for proper chain tension, quick release use and disc brakes.
09-11-08, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,331
Posted By Devolution

Yes, and I can't be the only one. Bikes seem to...

Yes, and I can't be the only one. Bikes seem to attract a nerdy set. I however traded in my calculator for a pen and a camera.
09-05-08, 02:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By Devolution

Pittsburgh Calling Alleycat + Polo Weekend

http://urbanvelo.org/images_public/PittsburghCalling_500.jpg
Pittsburgh Calling to the faraway towns... and the locals.


October 25th

Strip Sprints - In the early afternoon test your flat...
09-03-08, 04:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,669
Posted By Devolution

You're so abrasive that I can't wait to meet you...

You're so abrasive that I can't wait to meet you someday.
09-02-08, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,567,517
Posted By Devolution

Oh yeah. Let's go. The jackass thread is back.

Oh yeah. Let's go. The jackass thread is back.
09-01-08, 09:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,171
Posted By Devolution

I can't believe some of you are arguing against a...

I can't believe some of you are arguing against a bunch of bike people gathering together and having pretty innocent, good natured fun. Insane.

Had an article...
08-20-08, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,195
Posted By Devolution

I'd doubt Ti from that era, but thats a hunch...

I'd doubt Ti from that era, but thats a hunch more than anything. Check them out, bring a magnet.
08-17-08, 08:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,803
Posted By Devolution

Tioga Crazy Chain. I am showing my age.

Tioga Crazy Chain.

I am showing my age.
08-04-08, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By Devolution

From 1998-2000 or so I rode trials pretty much...

From 1998-2000 or so I rode trials pretty much exclusively. Fun times, I always think about getting a new school stock bike one of these days. My shoulders would not be thrilled, as I wrecked them...
07-31-08, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,567,517
Posted By Devolution

I wonder what meeting dutret in real life would...

I wonder what meeting dutret in real life would be like.
07-29-08, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,181,827
Posted By Devolution

There are lots of awesome threads around here...

There are lots of awesome threads around here these days.
07-23-08, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,567,517
Posted By Devolution

For sure, plenty of jackasses have won World...

For sure, plenty of jackasses have won World Championships.
07-22-08, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,567,517
Posted By Devolution

I love this ****storm and keep coming back for...

I love this ****storm and keep coming back for more. Reminds me of photography forums where some dude with a boatload of pro camera gear talks down to everyone in sight about eccentricities of this...
07-14-08, 04:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,500
Posted By Devolution

You say it's pretty sizeable... pictures would...

You say it's pretty sizeable... pictures would help a lot. And I still say I'd get rid of the paint completely around the dent to get a better look at it. If it's shallow with rounded edges there is...
07-14-08, 03:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,500
Posted By Devolution

Any creases? Sharp edges? If so, it's a goner....

Any creases? Sharp edges? If so, it's a goner. That's Easton Ultralite, not much room for error.

I'd at least remove the paint around the dent to make it easier to spot any cracks.
07-03-08, 05:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,989
Posted By Devolution

This thread was awesome and I'm sorry I missed it...

This thread was awesome and I'm sorry I missed it the first time around.
06-29-08, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 970
Posted By Devolution

I've had the same problem with my Concept and DA...

I've had the same problem with my Concept and DA hubs. The steel inserts are too hard, not allowing the axle nuts to bite in very well. I run a driveside Spot tensioner these days and problem is...
06-23-08, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,567,517
Posted By Devolution

+1 to the guy who said people wouldn't know who...

+1 to the guy who said people wouldn't know who Lemond is.
06-09-08, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,588
Posted By Devolution

Come visit Pittsburgh, Shants. You're due.

Come visit Pittsburgh, Shants. You're due.
06-03-08, 10:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,173
Posted By Devolution

I was there, Sam was killer. From some of my side...

I was there, Sam was killer. From some of my side shots of him, it looks like the fork on that Masi is bent as well...
05-18-08, 08:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,904
Posted By Devolution

I bought a pair a couple of weeks ago and have...

I bought a pair a couple of weeks ago and have yet to build them up. They're pretty impressive looking.
05-14-08, 09:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,056
Posted By Devolution

I hope everyone understands that the bmx tricks...

I hope everyone understands that the bmx tricks came before the parts, not the other way around. Skating before skateparks. Banana seats before bmx. If people never pushed the boundaries of their...
05-14-08, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,603
Posted By Devolution

Something stinks. Where's Don?

Something stinks. Where's Don?
05-12-08, 10:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,603
Posted By Devolution

Don Walker, The Truth About Track Bike Geometry...

Don Walker, The Truth About Track Bike Geometry (http://www.urbanvelo.org/issue3/urbanvelo3_p44-45.html)
05-05-08, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,644
Posted By Devolution

I've done significant milage on railroad ballast...

I've done significant milage on railroad ballast on inflated 28s. Stay loose and you'll be fine.
04-29-08, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,567,517
Posted By Devolution

Thats an old F1 bike. I have one in my basement...

Thats an old F1 bike. I have one in my basement I've been thinking about getting stupid with.
04-03-08, 04:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,060
Posted By Devolution

I am glad I saw this video enlightening me that...

I am glad I saw this video enlightening me that in San Francisco of all places there are twenty-something people that smoke marijuana and ride bicycles, sometimes at the same time. Breaking news of...
03-27-08, 05:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,966
Posted By Devolution

Take it to a shop. If you're replacing the axle...

Take it to a shop. If you're replacing the axle it might become a complicated hack job best left to someone with lots of experience.
03-24-08, 07:51 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,249
Posted By Devolution

Schwinn Madison test part 2 posted at Urban Velo....

Schwinn Madison test part 2 posted at Urban Velo. (http://www.urbanvelo.org/schwinn-madison-impressions-part-2/)
03-23-08, 01:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By Devolution

Uh. There are lots of alleycats in town. Some...

Uh. There are lots of alleycats in town. Some more epic than others, all incorporating hills as there is no way around them.

www.pghalleycat.com
03-22-08, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By Devolution

You can check a few images from the racing down...

You can check a few images from the racing down there last year at my personal photo site, here (http://randomprecisionphoto.com/?p=58) and here (http://randomprecisionphoto.com/?p=54).
03-22-08, 05:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,249
Posted By Devolution

We've got a Madison in for review at Urban Velo....

We've got a Madison in for review at Urban Velo. Initial impressions (http://urbanvelo.org/schwinn-madison-on-test/) with another post after some miles scheduled to go live later this week.
03-22-08, 05:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,078
Posted By Devolution

No, I am Spartacus!

No, I am Spartacus!
03-22-08, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,058
Posted By Devolution

Nope. Just the pseudodrome or ghettrodrome......

Nope. Just the pseudodrome or ghettrodrome... Otherwise known as the former drivers ed course turned into crit track on Washington Blvd. Half mile, with a bit of a hump at the finish. Local legend...
02-28-08, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,327
Posted By Devolution

I really like my Pake.

I really like my Pake.
02-27-08, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,800
Posted By Devolution

Measure with calipers, and buy the right size.

Measure with calipers, and buy the right size.
02-26-08, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 845
Posted By Devolution

I've got a friend making a custom bike-style hip...

I've got a friend making a custom bike-style hip pouch to fit my slr and a big wide angle lens, and thus also anything smaller in size. Should fit on a belt or slide over a messenger bag strap,...
02-24-08, 09:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,091
Posted By Devolution

Great stuff. I set up my lights at events on...

Great stuff. I set up my lights at events on occasion, and love the images that come out of it.

These are wonderful.
02-22-08, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,446
Posted By Devolution

Just use the proper width hub for that...

Just use the proper width hub for that monstrosity, and ignore the guy above telling you to squeeze a 135mm hub in a 120mm frame.

Yes, I've done it. It works, and likely won't mess up a steel...
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