Search: Posts Made By: coffinjewel
Showing results 1 to 50 of 124
Search took 0.02 seconds.
08-13-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 45,003
Posted By coffinjewel

Yeesh :lol:

Yeesh :lol:
08-06-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,492
Posted By coffinjewel

Thanks! 70032, Pretty narrow and very hard...

Thanks! 70032, Pretty narrow and very hard touring tire. I have plans of nicer wider tires and drop bars eventually bc the factory bars are big and ridiculous and it feels like riding a harley...
06-07-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,492
Posted By coffinjewel

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190406_160815_158fbd03d2e58a115f0a3e86650d3ec13a4f8d84.jpg
Mostly stock fairdale weekender.
04-15-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 45,003
Posted By coffinjewel

yeah I thought so as well but what are you gonna...

yeah I thought so as well but what are you gonna do?
04-14-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 45,003
Posted By coffinjewel

Thanks ^_^ no it was done after the frame...

Thanks ^_^ no it was done after the frame modifications. I bought it this way but the previous onwner (who I think was the second or third owner) says it was a Wheeler roadbike and a framebuilder...
04-14-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 45,003
Posted By coffinjewel

Yeah! This is exacty what I meant by fun thanks...

Yeah! This is exacty what I meant by fun thanks for the rec! I feel like this frame needs something kind of flashy to go with the chrome stars
04-14-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 45,003
Posted By coffinjewel

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190413_174033_hdr_d403bad7251e18b68bfe945a60b12fdbbca93967.jpg

New (used) bars finally! I know they dont match but I needed to get...
02-12-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,313
Posted By coffinjewel

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x281/tumblr_ot7gob94pz1r9da0wo1_500_7780c2f0ca6a27c793adfd3146f130b58d0c1fae.jpg

This was my SS beater. It was a 74ish ccm I miss it :'(...
02-07-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 45,003
Posted By coffinjewel

I love this :love: I've gotta fixie foo up my FG...

I love this :love: I've gotta fixie foo up my FG this spring. I love the pink accents and saddle charm. Looks fun, and fast!
02-07-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,789
Posted By coffinjewel

Wow these really are some great suggestions, I...

Wow these really are some great suggestions, I think I'll aim a little smaller for now but thanks :) I'm going to start applying everywhere I can once I hand in my notice at my current place. Thanks...
02-05-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,789
Posted By coffinjewel

These are the kinds of answers I was looking for...

These are the kinds of answers I was looking for thank you :) I live near a big city so I'm not too concerned about finding work there's bike shops everywhere here. Frame building deffinetly seems...
02-05-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,789
Posted By coffinjewel

I'm aware but I have other hobbies interests so...

I'm aware but I have other hobbies interests so when I end up hating cycling there are other fallbacks lol
02-05-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,789
Posted By coffinjewel

My mistake that wasn't a reply to you...

My mistake that wasn't a reply to you specifically. I avoided the question because its complicated and irrelevent. This thread isn't about how much i hate my job i included that info to stop people...
02-05-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,789
Posted By coffinjewel

You seem like a very bitter person... Anyways I...

You seem like a very bitter person... Anyways I know loads of food service folks and that IS not the job for me
02-05-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,789
Posted By coffinjewel

That's a good idea for sure, thanks. I do also...

That's a good idea for sure, thanks. I do also love camping so MEC would be an interesting environment.
02-05-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,789
Posted By coffinjewel

1. Everyone has to start somwhere 2. I'm positive...

1. Everyone has to start somwhere 2. I'm positive there are other options besides "start your own shop" every brain dead tech you meet in the auto industry has the idea that one day theyre going to...
02-05-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,789
Posted By coffinjewel

I already work for minimum wage doing the work of...

I already work for minimum wage doing the work of a licensed tech now so I am not overly concerned about income I'd rather be in a field that I enjoy.
I'm fully aware the job isn't all peachy but...
02-05-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,789
Posted By coffinjewel

Career options

Hi hi! hopefully someone can give me some advice,
I hope im not making this thread in the wrong place. I've been in automotive mechanics and fabrication for 3+ years (unliscensed mind you) and I...
11-26-18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,447
Posted By coffinjewel

As most people already stated it's pretty reigon...

As most people already stated it's pretty reigon specific as to peoples views on cycling. In an urban area it's pretty normalized and no one is going to look twice other than the "cyclists are...
11-21-18, 01:37 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 75,978
Posted By coffinjewel

That holdsworth is really adorable I'm a fan! I'm...

That holdsworth is really adorable I'm a fan! I'm dying to build up a step through frame just trying to find the perfect one.
11-17-18, 06:37 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,907
Posted By coffinjewel

It was just under 60km each way so it wasn't so...

It was just under 60km each way so it wasn't so bad and I had a full week in between. Glad I didnt do it fixed like I originally intended to. As for the sticker, It looks like such a mom bike I had...
10-03-18, 11:40 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 20,382
Posted By coffinjewel

Doesn't look like I'm going to get my clunker...

Doesn't look like I'm going to get my clunker finished in time sadly the project took a back seat to a bunch of other things. Hopefully I can get it put together before snowfall as I'm in need of a...
Forum: Touring
09-11-18, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4,374
Views: 2,051,203
Posted By coffinjewel

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20180831_221327_608a8edc39848ffd469dec943472b1f1e47dd1ce.jpg...
09-01-18, 08:11 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,907
Posted By coffinjewel

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20180831_221327_a5d702487ae9a527926dc84b13e79079f774281b.jpg

Fairdale weekender all loaded up for my camping trip.
08-10-18, 11:38 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,224
Posted By coffinjewel

Maybe

Maybe
08-07-18, 06:52 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 20,382
Posted By coffinjewel

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20180807_201808_48f59fa9ce6543dad6f99413172a2227d431926f.jpg...
08-06-18, 06:29 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 20,382
Posted By coffinjewel

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20180806_183735_46062ee9bee7eb0fceeed178deb35c5fdec05dc1.jpg
My entry for the clunker challange. A 1970s gaspipe candian made Eaton...
08-06-18, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By coffinjewel

Peugoet bikes seem to be everywhere here, you'll...

Peugoet bikes seem to be everywhere here, you'll see one locked up at almost every rack in Toronto. They are mostly low end road bikes and mixtes though. Thanks for the tip about the trek, not a...
08-06-18, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By coffinjewel

I haven't been able to find a sheet of specs or...

I haven't been able to find a sheet of specs or anything but it looked like it had decent low-mid range components. The canti brakes were a plus.
my main attraction is tire clearence and the fact...
08-05-18, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By coffinjewel

Wow good find, sadly california is a little ways...

Wow good find, sadly california is a little ways away from Ontario, Canada. Thanks for your help though :)
08-04-18, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By coffinjewel

Thanks :) wow I never expected a mid 80s peugoet...

Thanks :) wow I never expected a mid 80s peugoet step through to be so hard to find. I should have left a note on the one I saw. I found only two results on google even let alone any for sale.
08-04-18, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By coffinjewel

Peugeot Urban Express

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/880x880/img_1660_3ee61dea2e8175d39f157528dfafac84ac31f2a1.jpg
I just saw one of these while i was out shoping and im wondering if there are any...
06-08-18, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By coffinjewel

I had just finished building a bike for my...

I had just finished building a bike for my partner as a gift and because of all the research I was doing some videos came up related on youtube. I saw a video called "fixed on fixed" or something...
06-01-18, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 465,618
Posted By coffinjewel

It's in there just without panniers on it, it's...

It's in there just without panniers on it, it's not pretty yet though I'm trying not to go too nuts with upgraditis yet.

Ps. I like everyones style in these last few posts Wald baskets and...
05-31-18, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 465,618
Posted By coffinjewel

Thanks ^_^ yeah I really loved it too. The...

Thanks ^_^ yeah I really loved it too. The panniers, bell, and now very bent fenders all made it onto it's replacment. I can't show that in this thread bc it has too many gears. the basket that I...
05-14-18, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 465,618
Posted By coffinjewel

The panniers say townie but the unwrapped drop...

The panniers say townie but the unwrapped drop bars totally do not. I guess sometimes you have to run your errands quickly. great looking bike either way!
05-14-18, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 465,618
Posted By coffinjewel

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/tumblr_p7jr1uxmj71r9da0wo1_1280_92c0467aede42b30978ce17d837083a3e97bbc09.jpg...
05-14-18, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 71,282
Posted By coffinjewel

I actually ended up buying the Fairdale bc I just...

I actually ended up buying the Fairdale bc I just didnt need something so serious. In the future I might get more of an actual serious gravel bike if I find I need something different. I could also...
05-12-18, 10:44 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,907
Posted By coffinjewel

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/tumblr_p8mq7mujw11r9da0wo1_1280_092816a6ec999785f9500e9d875cca3269b1077a.jpg
New bike day! I only had time to ride it home today and...
05-11-18, 09:26 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 75,978
Posted By coffinjewel

Nice CCM. I didn't know they made threadless...

Nice CCM. I didn't know they made threadless adapters for 21.1 stems.
05-11-18, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 1,112,820
Posted By coffinjewel

*shrug* I liked enough to post it. Maybe not as...

*shrug* I liked enough to post it. Maybe not as porn worthy as others but everyone was posting ugly bikes anyways lol. At least this one is cute.
05-10-18, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 1,112,820
Posted By coffinjewel

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x994/jennyqb_sb_1_b16d6d70e85ac9226f97c6b5334b9007c4926b2d.jpg...
05-10-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By coffinjewel

when I did my 26 1 3/8 to 700c conversion I...

when I did my 26 1 3/8 to 700c conversion I needed like 60mm of reach. I think the Encore is the same frame as my old Elan just the single speed version . The stamped steel calipers that came with...
05-10-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By coffinjewel

Tektro r559 calipers work for these frames when...

Tektro r559 calipers work for these frames when you do 700c conversions. not that you care specifically but techie might lol
05-10-18, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By coffinjewel

Trust me making it lighter isnt going to work...

Trust me making it lighter isnt going to work lol. My CCM Elan (rest in peace) with sks fenders, wald rack and basket and the original steel bars weighed in at like 35 pounds. Just make the bike...
05-10-18, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By coffinjewel

I had two 261 3/8 ccm bikes, one had the...

I had two 261 3/8 ccm bikes, one had the original dunlop tires and the other had 700c conversion with 28mm tires. It's not scientific by any means but the 700c converted one felt faster. It felt...
05-07-18, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 71,282
Posted By coffinjewel

2700 is double my budget lol. The Expat seems...

2700 is double my budget lol. The Expat seems nice, still a little modern and flashy for me but I'll try and find a Jamis dealer in my area if the Fairdale Weekender i'm looking at doesn't suit my...
05-06-18, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 71,282
Posted By coffinjewel

That's what i was afraid of :lol: my budget is...

That's what i was afraid of :lol: my budget is roughly 1300, ideally less so I can afford some bags and racks for my tour later this summer. My budget firmly places All-City out of reach unless I...
05-06-18, 07:30 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 75,978
Posted By coffinjewel

Yup those are the ones I meant, I've been trying...

Yup those are the ones I meant, I've been trying to find somewhere that wasn't sold out of them thank you. I thought they would be the perfect finishing touch or possibly a touch too much for a frame...
05-05-18, 08:32 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 75,978
Posted By coffinjewel

Thanks for the advice! yeah I bought it this way...

Thanks for the advice! yeah I bought it this way and I just haven't had time to get it fitted to myself yet but the stem seems enormous, I think it was way too small for the previous owner hence the...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 124
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.