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11-22-10, 10:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,815
Posted By ryang

My seatpost tube came with a compression slot...

My seatpost tube came with a compression slot already cut, bonus!
11-19-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,815
Posted By ryang

2011 Kilo TT Pro comes out the day after my WT arrives

My 08 Madison was stolen a month ago and I've been searching for replacements on BD. I settled on a Kilo WT, Emerald Green 62 cm, only because the 63cm Kilo TT Pro in Slate was sold out. I emailed BD...
Forum: Commuting
04-13-10, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,565
Posted By ryang

*Only applies to their Novara line... ...

*Only applies to their Novara line...
http://www.rei.com/promotions/member-rewards-coupon.html
Forum: Foo
04-04-10, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By ryang

Nothing works, that's a little vague. Steam...

Nothing works, that's a little vague.
Steam has support forums, asking here is a far reach sorry.
04-04-10, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,292
Posted By ryang

Snap into a Swayze slim jim. Oh yeah.

Snap into a Swayze slim jim. Oh yeah.
Forum: Commuting
03-08-10, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,175
Posted By ryang

Thanks everyone. The test ride sealed the deal...

Thanks everyone. The test ride sealed the deal yesterday. The 2010 is $100 more than previous years, but you're getting a generator hub and rack so it's worth it. It's going to hit 40 in Chicago so...
Forum: Commuting
03-07-10, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,175
Posted By ryang

She likes it a lot, and that's saying something....

She likes it a lot, and that's saying something. If you have done any bike shopping with a GF/Wife, you know what I'm talking about. It does have a minimalistic chainguard, just not enclosed.

As...
Forum: Commuting
03-07-10, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,175
Posted By ryang

2010 Jamis Commuter 3

http://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/thebikes/street/commuter/10_commuter3_st.html

Any biters? The GF is looking at one (step through model). It's an overall solid bike, 8spd internal hub, front...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-10, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,082
Posted By ryang

I have these (Shimano MT21)...

I have these (Shimano MT21)...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-10, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By ryang

Go Phil. "Just let me live". I'm a newcomer to...

Go Phil. "Just let me live". I'm a newcomer to Winter commuting, but not commuting in general. You need to start in Fall and work your way into the cold. I look forward to extremes now.

Depending...
Forum: Great Lakes
01-25-10, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By ryang

RAGBRAI http://ragbrai.com/ I'll be...

RAGBRAI

http://ragbrai.com/

I'll be doing it this year, first timer :)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-10, 08:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,936
Posted By ryang

As others have mentioned wet grating is no good...

As others have mentioned wet grating is no good unless you are maintaining steady even strokes. The other thing to look out for are long gaps in the grating panels, they'll eat your tire and throw...
07-13-09, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,177
Posted By ryang

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/27/64407647_a4baa83...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/27/64407647_a4baa83383_o.jpg
I had a LBS do my work. BMX crank, S-6 wheels. It rides like a steel freight train on rails. 46-15 , pretty steep but is great once I get...
07-10-09, 01:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,339
Posted By ryang

It would be interesting to know who supplies the...

It would be interesting to know who supplies the bulk material in pictures #4, 5 , and 6.
06-28-09, 11:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,107
Posted By ryang

Try 83.4GI on a 30lb, 30 year old Schwinn....

Try 83.4GI on a 30lb, 30 year old Schwinn. Chicago bridges are no fun.
06-25-08, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,275
Posted By ryang

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/27/64407647_a4baa83...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/27/64407647_a4baa83383.jpg
'72 Conti, wheels are original chrome (S-6), not black as they may appear. BMX crank, cheapo freewheel. All together about $80 in a shop...
Forum: Commuting
05-30-06, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 816
Posted By ryang

I love the pedestrians even getting in there,...

I love the pedestrians even getting in there, trees, boxes, etc. Maybe people think that lane is made just for them, to unload things and open their doors without worrying about cars.

I'm very...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-06, 08:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,812
Posted By ryang

For $200 I got a used Trek on Ebay. 105, Made in...

For $200 I got a used Trek on Ebay. 105, Made in USA, etc. A couple bills later in accessories and a STI upgrade, and this bike rocks. The only thing replaced so far was the original chain, and bar...
05-12-06, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 635
Posted By ryang

I've hit 218. I'm 22, so my MHR *should* be 198....

I've hit 218. I'm 22, so my MHR *should* be 198. I agree it's relative, if you can produce the same power @ 180'ish as someone doing 200+, then you are better off.
05-01-06, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By ryang

Well I'm on a racing team, so this bike never...

Well I'm on a racing team, so this bike never gets locked up anywhere. That was the original reason for STI, I dont want to be the only person on the team using downtube shifting :)
05-01-06, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By ryang

I'd say it was worth it. I could have gone on...

I'd say it was worth it. I could have gone on ebay for cheaper sets (used), but I like to have new parts and not have to worry about it. The bike was used from ebay ($200) but it's in great condition...
04-30-06, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By ryang

Sweet, thanks for the quick reply.

Sweet, thanks for the quick reply.
04-30-06, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By ryang

New wheels and old 7 spd shimano cassette?

Just curious what needs to be done to put my current 7 speed cassette on a new wheel. Every wheel I've checked online says 8/9/10 spd compatible, so I'm not sure what happened to 7 speed.

Thanks...
04-30-06, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By ryang

Got everything installed. I was all set to do it...

Got everything installed. I was all set to do it myself, but I found a stripped bolt in my RD, and I lost the cable clamping washer on the front brake caliper. The local LBS took care of me.

It...
04-18-06, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By ryang

My Sora shifters are on the way

bikeman.com $112.55 shipped, not too shabby. Any tips from previous converters? My current setup is a Trek 1400 with 105 downtube shifters/FD/RD. It's a double/7 spd cassette. I'm kind of clueless...
03-29-06, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 583
Posted By ryang

It 's not just you, I've been getting timeouts as...

It 's not just you, I've been getting timeouts as well. This is on 3MB and 8MB connections....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-06, 01:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,691
Posted By ryang

That's great, those are the tires I'm running. I...

That's great, those are the tires I'm running. I bought these blindly a few weeks ago, no problems yet, although I've put less than 200 miles on them.
Forum: Foo
03-22-06, 10:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,382
Posted By ryang

Bozo, WGN many years ago.

Bozo, WGN many years ago.
03-21-06, 06:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,228
Posted By ryang

That sounds like a death wish if you ask me.

That sounds like a death wish if you ask me.
03-21-06, 01:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,127
Posted By ryang

Schwinngggggggg ...

Schwinngggggggg

http://ryangod.fatcow.com/images/IMG100.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-06, 04:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 512
Posted By ryang

Possibly if its your first time in a racing...

Possibly if its your first time in a racing environment. It's all mental, just learn to relax. I haven't raced yet, but I remember being nervous my first time at the plate. After that, I was itching...
03-20-06, 04:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,580
Posted By ryang

I wrestled with a 700x23 tire for 3 hours once. I...

I wrestled with a 700x23 tire for 3 hours once. I was trying to get it back on by using one lever to pull the bead up and over the rim. I finally realized I can use 2 levers, the hook ends, and push...
03-20-06, 04:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By ryang

New RD cable and chain. I cleaned up the cassette...

New RD cable and chain. I cleaned up the cassette as well. Carbon cage, the first of many carbon pieces to come. I have the Look pedals on, I'm using Cat-1 Carbon shoes with red Look cleats. So far...
03-06-06, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By ryang

I'm 22 years old, 6'5" 185lbs. 35" inseam. The...

I'm 22 years old, 6'5" 185lbs. 35" inseam.
The wheels seem close to true, the saddle isn't torn but it's more of a snag in the material. I adjusted the seat according to...
03-06-06, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By ryang

Just the binder bolt. Cycle Smithy is great,...

Just the binder bolt. Cycle Smithy is great, they converted my Continental to SS.

What type of fork can I install? I know there is threaded and threadless, I'm guessing mine is threaded? I need...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-06, 12:51 AM
Replies: 26,836
Views: 16,866,420
Posted By ryang

Trek 1400 AL frame. 105 all around. Recent ebay...

Trek 1400 AL frame. 105 all around. Recent ebay find.
03-06-06, 12:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By ryang

Well I got a little ripped off on the $50...

Well I got a little ripped off on the $50 shipping...
Overall I'm pleased. Minor scratches, could use a tune up, but its light. I have only tested it on the trainer, it's been too cold/snowy here...
02-23-06, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,973
Views: 155,855
Posted By ryang

I like my boatanchor. It was donated to me, I put...

I like my boatanchor. It was donated to me, I put about $75 into it, and in the end it lost some weight.
02-22-06, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By ryang

Back in the saddle - Ebay score

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7220835361

I'll cross my fingers, hopefully it will be a smooth transaction.
I will be posting pics as soon as it arrives! The RD is no biggie,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-06, 11:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 482
Posted By ryang

I live blocks from the lake near diversy. You can...

I live blocks from the lake near diversy. You can take a risk and ride the lake, just do it during off peak hours if you want to train and ride uninterrupted. If you don't, the path turns into a...
11-18-05, 12:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,734
Posted By ryang

I just got a cheapo Ascent trainer from...

I just got a cheapo Ascent trainer from performance. Their QR skewer didnt play well with my 120'ish width, so i had to put a nut on the skewer so the end wouldnt be crushed and bent. Hums and does...
11-09-05, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By ryang

"We are sorry we stop accepting the order from...

"We are sorry we stop accepting the order from foreign customers
for the time being. 国内、海外への転売、代理購入もご遠慮下さい。"
10-30-05, 08:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,618
Posted By ryang

Does my conversion suck? It's my first...

Does my conversion suck? It's my first singlespeed and it fits my budget. I hope it's worthy of these Chicago streets.

Anyways, I found myself in some of the online galleries. (White shirt,...
10-26-05, 11:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,618
Posted By ryang

Name a place/time, I'm hoping the Sox parade...

Name a place/time, I'm hoping the Sox parade doesn't conflict with this, but I will leave that early for CM regardless.
10-26-05, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 666
Posted By ryang

That picture is deceiving, they look like black...

That picture is deceiving, they look like black wheels don't they? Those are 27x1 1/4" Perforomance kevlar tires. I'm looking out for a SunM3II wheelset, on the cheap.
10-26-05, 08:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,618
Posted By ryang

I might just rock a Vote for Pedro shirt, or my...

I might just rock a Vote for Pedro shirt, or my own shirt that says EAT THE FOOD with ND and tina on the cover. Think the salvation army on clybourn has moon boots?
10-26-05, 12:43 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,284,601
Posted By ryang

My Schwinn Tank conversion, 46x15 SS

My Schwinn Tank conversion, 46x15 SS
10-26-05, 12:37 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,638
Posted By ryang

Think you'll be out after 11:15? And by out, I...

Think you'll be out after 11:15? And by out, I mean outdoors and not inside drinking...
I might commute Thursday which would put me in that hood around 10:30...


3 words: low of 35.
10-26-05, 12:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 666
Posted By ryang

Here it is. I had them save the old parts, I...

Here it is. I had them save the old parts, I think the bag weighed 7-9 lbs.... Looks clean, now to get a better wheelset!
10-24-05, 10:50 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,638
Posted By ryang

Argh, I won't get home till 10:45 ish, meaning...

Argh, I won't get home till 10:45 ish, meaning 11:15 in that area.. I will have my SS done by then, othwerwise see some of you at CM Friday?
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