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01-09-19, 09:11 AM
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Posted By dookski

Thank you very much

Thank you very much
01-07-19, 12:51 PM
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Posted By dookski

Today I logged into bikeforums for the first time...

Today I logged into bikeforums for the first time in 6 years or something like that. Looks about the same! I also rode my bike to my shop today, like I do every day. Lot less fixed folks around...
01-07-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By dookski

Most padded Gloves - fingerless

Hey, I'm an old user that hasn't visited the forums in years. I'm sure this discussion has come up many times before but 5-10 minutes searching hasn't answered my question-
What are the most padded...
10-17-12, 08:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,232
Posted By dookski

San Marco Rolls is my favorite. Comes in White,...

San Marco Rolls is my favorite. Comes in White, Black, or Brown with gold colored bling and is often easy to find on ebay.
01-08-12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,109
Posted By dookski

are people still trying to make grinding on a...

are people still trying to make grinding on a track bike look cool? how's that going?
01-04-12, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By dookski

You can put some ape hangers or medium sized...

You can put some ape hangers or medium sized risers on your bike and rotate them outward. Pretty comfy riding.
01-04-12, 06:47 PM
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Views: 215,505
Posted By dookski

cruisers aren't very stealth anyway! yeah, I...

cruisers aren't very stealth anyway!
yeah, I would always take it off if there wasn't something holding it down, big fan of that option. Some bending/love helps a little.
01-04-12, 06:42 PM
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Posted By dookski

I've had several front wheels with 20 spokes for...

I've had several front wheels with 20 spokes for city riding and enjoyed them without many problems. Maybe I broke a spoke or two, but only after lots of use. That said, the only wheels I've ever...
01-04-12, 06:29 PM
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Posted By dookski

Wald #133...

Wald #133...
01-04-12, 06:05 PM
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Views: 6,646
Posted By dookski

My lady has a freewheel on fixed threading, she...

My lady has a freewheel on fixed threading, she does fine.
Generally anytime someone says you can't do something to a bicycle, or anything else, they are wrong.
01-04-12, 01:48 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By dookski

The Met is donation basis. I go whenever I want...

The Met is donation basis. I go whenever I want to burn an hour or two and just donate a $1 (once 20 cents). Cross your fingers the teller doesn't give a disapproving look when you tell him/her.
01-03-12, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By dookski

Almost every bike I've had to let go of went...

Almost every bike I've had to let go of went directly to someone else that wanted to ride it. That made it a lot easier. Giving a bike to your son sounds sweet. They aren't meant to be stockpiled...
01-03-12, 03:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,153
Posted By dookski

My longest day fixed was from Madison to...

My longest day fixed was from Madison to Milwaukee. It was probably a little short of a century. The drumlin trail is 85 miles, but I ditched it and got on some country roads, then did a lot of...
01-03-12, 03:07 PM
Replies: 34
Nyc
Views: 1,094
Posted By dookski

Hiya! I've just returned to the forum for the...

Hiya! I've just returned to the forum for the first time in years and you've given me something to reply to!

Are you just visiting? I'd try to rustle up a bike and get away from Grand Central...
04-08-11, 11:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,552
Posted By dookski

I used to go to Affinity for all my local bike...

I used to go to Affinity for all my local bike needs too. I was immediately impressed that they had their own production frames and sponsored a local racing team. Their frames do look nice, but...
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Views: 735
Posted By dookski

not crazy.

not crazy.
06-18-08, 08:41 PM
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Views: 2,216
Posted By dookski

i feel sorry for your grandpa.

i feel sorry for your grandpa.
06-10-08, 09:44 PM
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Views: 3,242
Posted By dookski

this is the answer.

this is the answer.
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Views: 1,027
Posted By dookski

for resolution- i picked up a 16 and it felt...

for resolution- i picked up a 16 and it felt really good. first race night felt really good.
now i really need some clipless pedals.
06-05-08, 06:32 AM
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Posted By dookski

for the record, i briefly had a 700x32 panaracer...

for the record, i briefly had a 700x32 panaracer tserv on my 57 with no problems. that's a pretty beefy tire. i think the first place they rub is on the bridge behind the bottom bracket.
06-03-08, 07:18 PM
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Posted By dookski

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v14/dookski/Rand...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v14/dookski/Random/kilofullsmall.jpg

another white bike! cross posted in the kilo thread with a couple more photos.
06-03-08, 07:08 PM
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Posted By dookski

for eric. and me. ...

for eric. and me.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v14/dookski/Random/kilofullsmall.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v14/dookski/Random/kilorearsmall.jpg
...
06-03-08, 06:20 PM
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Posted By dookski

i don't think this would work. the taper...

i don't think this would work. the taper wouldn't change. there would only be less threads to tighten into.

also, i'm taking pictures of my white kilo for the track right now. post in a bit.
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Views: 548
Posted By dookski

get your friends to pull their mountain bikes out...

get your friends to pull their mountain bikes out of the basements and ride the track this weekend!
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Views: 1,027
Posted By dookski

thanks for all the replies. i'm not a...

thanks for all the replies.

i'm not a junior.
sorry to miss you sunday, mattio, i had a friend from s.f. in town, plus some relatives, you know.
after work tomorrow, i'll pick up a 16 and try it...
05-28-08, 06:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,585
Posted By dookski

thats funny. whenever someone passes me, i...

thats funny.
whenever someone passes me, i always get off and stare at my cranks as if i broke something.

as long as you don't walk downhill.
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Views: 1,027
Posted By dookski

sprint sunday sounds fun. i'll meet you in the...

sprint sunday sounds fun. i'll meet you in the 5s. name's wes, and i'm on a white kilo with red grips.

51-15 does sound massive when i think about it. the second part of the 15 cog plan was to...
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Views: 1,027
Posted By dookski

yes, at kissena. i won't be at the races...

yes, at kissena. i won't be at the races tomorrow, but saturday and next wed. are go.

will any bb lockring fit? something i could find laying around on say, a frame laying around the house? ...
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Views: 1,027
Posted By dookski

is this a bad idea?

i'm very new to track racing, and have only been to one training session. during this session, we did a few exercises where i felt i was spinning out of my gear (i.e. flying 200, one lap scratch). ...
05-26-08, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By dookski

check your chainring bolts. if it's an old...

check your chainring bolts.
if it's an old wheel, try cleaning and properly repacking your rear hub.
05-19-08, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,545,161
Posted By dookski

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v14/dookski/Rand...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v14/dookski/Random/0519080001.jpg
tiny cell image. so excited to go to the track.
05-19-08, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By dookski

training tires

i've seen more than one bike with bright orange trainer tires on an orange deep v or something and i'm wondering - is that just to look cool, or are people actually riding those in the street? or is...
05-18-08, 10:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,950
Posted By dookski

just read this...

just read this (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/dp-forging.html). didn't know what i was talking about.

i thought "machined" because the insides of 75s are so smooth and the others have rougher...
05-18-08, 10:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,950
Posted By dookski

it's possible i don't know what i'm talking about?

it's possible i don't know what i'm talking about?
05-18-08, 10:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By dookski

what i meant to say was build up your current...

what i meant to say was build up your current bike. add a new stem/bar combo, new chainring and cog, and you could have a serious track bike. if you build a fixed/fixed and swap your stem/bars at...
05-18-08, 10:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,950
Posted By dookski

75s are machined instead of forged?

75s are machined instead of forged?
05-18-08, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By dookski

take trelhak's advice. i just built up a cheap...

take trelhak's advice. i just built up a cheap kilo tt frame with some nicer used components (i.e. sugino 75's) and like it a ton more than any stock bike i've seen.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-08, 09:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,430
Posted By dookski

anyone know what the weird thing on his brake...

anyone know what the weird thing on his brake bridge is?
also, sweet images! i love the close up of the anchor with the rider blurred in the background.
05-16-08, 05:40 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,356
Posted By dookski

personally, i have found taking garbage bikes...

personally, i have found taking garbage bikes apart, finding out how they work, and trying to put them back together extremely valuable for a number of reasons. first and foremost, getting your...
05-12-08, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 864
Posted By dookski

do the wiggle!

do the wiggle!
05-12-08, 05:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,227
Posted By dookski

the next bash guard that comes out should have a...

the next bash guard that comes out should have a profile that allows you to rotate it.
05-07-08, 07:14 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,405
Posted By dookski

awesome! very glad for the bump. starting...

awesome!
very glad for the bump. starting tomorrow, i'm cruising the bike shops, buying all the parts i need for my new frame and putting it on a credit card. good story, good kick in the ass.
05-02-08, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By dookski

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v14/dookski/Rand...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v14/dookski/Random/bikedock3small.jpg
i loved my gitane. it felt high-end to me. $30 as a ten-speed.
05-02-08, 04:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,115
Posted By dookski

it is ridiculously expensive. that's bling.

it is ridiculously expensive. that's bling.
05-02-08, 04:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,115
Posted By dookski

http://jonnycycles.com/images/linwood%2010.jpg...

http://jonnycycles.com/images/linwood%2010.jpg (http://www.jonnycycles.com/)
click on "stems"
04-28-08, 10:01 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,596
Posted By dookski

for what it's worth, this thread has definitely...

for what it's worth, this thread has definitely helped me decide what my next hubset will be.
04-28-08, 09:51 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 15,596
Posted By dookski

i can't sift through every post waiting for the...

i can't sift through every post waiting for the joke...
rounded nipples being a pain in the rear?
adjusting loose balls?

please. someone go for it. something like "i found no loose ball...
04-28-08, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,050
Posted By dookski

inanimate carbon rod bars! and professor frink!

inanimate carbon rod bars!
and professor frink!
04-26-08, 04:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,198
Posted By dookski

i had a black wall pasela and it was awesome. ...

i had a black wall pasela and it was awesome. had a whole year without a flat.

people complain about weight and rolling resistance. it didn't bother me, but i've always ran a skinny light tire...
04-21-08, 11:04 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,050
Posted By dookski

a little too matchy-matchy. bare bars. ...

a little too matchy-matchy.

bare bars.

granny gear.

dood rode it into the city on his off-road scooter.

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