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04-02-20, 07:25 PM
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Posted By I_bRAD

hey guys. Hope you're all doing well!

hey guys. Hope you're all doing well!
12-21-18, 01:16 PM
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Posted By I_bRAD

Hi Guys! I live in the woods now! Hope everyone...

Hi Guys! I live in the woods now! Hope everyone is doing well.
07-04-14, 10:45 AM
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Views: 170,149
Posted By I_bRAD

Hey guys!

Hey guys!
08-03-11, 07:35 AM
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Posted By I_bRAD

RIP Shiznaz. You're still missed.

RIP Shiznaz. You're still missed.
02-10-11, 05:42 PM
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Posted By I_bRAD

hey you guys Ice race this saturday!

hey you guys

Ice race this saturday!
08-18-10, 06:28 PM
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Views: 170,149
Posted By I_bRAD

Your vid doesn't show the falls at the end! Also,...

Your vid doesn't show the falls at the end! Also, it's not that hard to find your way... you pretty much just have to follow the lake! :p Looks like it was a fun ride :)
08-18-10, 06:22 PM
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Views: 170,149
Posted By I_bRAD

Purdy!

Purdy!
07-22-10, 08:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,210
Posted By I_bRAD

How many do you have to get for the 700 price?

How many do you have to get for the 700 price?
07-18-10, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,478
Posted By I_bRAD

I've had one of my bikes set up with 2 thumb...

I've had one of my bikes set up with 2 thumb shifters on the right for several years now for different reasons. It takes a bit of getting used to, but works great!
...
07-13-10, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,128
Posted By I_bRAD

Looked OK, but I stopped reading at bottle...

Looked OK, but I stopped reading at bottle opener. Professional my ass. Drinking aside, you're not much of a mechanic if you can't get a cap off easily with pretty much anything else in that box.
07-06-10, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By I_bRAD

Get two bottle cages and two bottles. Cages are...

Get two bottle cages and two bottles. Cages are cheap, unless you want to waste your money on carbon, which is kind of pointless considering water weighs 10lbs/gallon.
Camelback podium bottles are...
Forum: Commuting
07-03-10, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By I_bRAD

Really? We had a bike rodeo day where all the...

Really? We had a bike rodeo day where all the kids got to bring their bikes in for the day (I lived in a rural area where 90% of the kids came by bus so this was a special event). They set up a...
06-22-10, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By I_bRAD

What parts do you need? Many of the parts are...

What parts do you need? Many of the parts are standard issue, excluding the drivetrain. You can also convert them back to a regular derailleur or SS bike fairly easily and inexpensively.
06-22-10, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,975
Posted By I_bRAD

So the ones I get in at my shop I suppose just...

So the ones I get in at my shop I suppose just the packaging is made in China? Either way, go for an evolution (orange) kryptonite. That will stop all but professional theives, and you can't stop...
06-18-10, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By I_bRAD

Disconnect the cable, and then set it up from...

Disconnect the cable, and then set it up from scratch following the instructions on the park tool website.
06-14-10, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 170,149
Posted By I_bRAD

If they keep undercutting everyone, perhaps...

If they keep undercutting everyone, perhaps they'll be found in EVERY bike shop in toronto!
Forum: Commuting
05-29-10, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,503
Posted By I_bRAD

The topeak accessories are good, and the basket...

The topeak accessories are good, and the basket is pretty good too for what it costs, but a $15 rack well installed will carry more than you think. I've regularly loaded one with 50-75lbs.
Forum: Commuting
05-29-10, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,503
Posted By I_bRAD

If you're using generic accessories, why bother...

If you're using generic accessories, why bother with the topeak rack? The main advantage to the topeak are the accessories. The stuff you've listed would bolt onto a $15 rack.
05-29-10, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,407
Posted By I_bRAD

You don't have to cross chain to set up the front...

You don't have to cross chain to set up the front derailleur. You should get a new chain so it's the correct length, or don't cross chain.
05-16-10, 11:03 PM
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Views: 170,149
Posted By I_bRAD

You could get one at the bike joint, or pretty...

You could get one at the bike joint, or pretty much any other shop in town can at the very least order them if they don't have them. The cogs are OK and the lockrings are kinda crappy, but they're 8...
05-16-10, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,640
Posted By I_bRAD

The green ones are for ceramic rims. Don't use...

The green ones are for ceramic rims. Don't use those on your regular aluminum rims or you'll burn through them in no time (the rims, that is)
05-15-10, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 170,149
Posted By I_bRAD

You can get a forumula cog and lockring for about...

You can get a forumula cog and lockring for about 8 bucks. Doesn't get much cheaper than that.
05-13-10, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,457
Posted By I_bRAD

I would recommend you get some copy paper. But go...

I would recommend you get some copy paper. But go and get some calipers too and then measure the copy paper. You might want to look into laminating the paper, but ask the guy for the "thin"...
05-07-10, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By I_bRAD

Analog calipers are cheaper and never run out of...

Analog calipers are cheaper and never run out of batteries.
04-27-10, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,426
Posted By I_bRAD

You probably shouldn't have soaked your phone in...

You probably shouldn't have soaked your phone in carb cleaner. Sounds like you need an assembled view, not an exploded view! :p
Forum: Commuting
04-24-10, 08:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,929
Posted By I_bRAD

Where is that trail? I'd be interested to check...

Where is that trail? I'd be interested to check it out this summer. Also, there HAS to be a more enjoyable route down that hill...
04-19-10, 09:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,721
Posted By I_bRAD

what kind of levers are you using?

what kind of levers are you using?
04-19-10, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By I_bRAD

Mavic 317 with deore hubs would be a good...

Mavic 317 with deore hubs would be a good intermediate wheelset that would work great with your 1.25s
Forum: Commuting
04-19-10, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 849
Posted By I_bRAD

It's been nearly 20 years since I rode clips and...

It's been nearly 20 years since I rode clips and straps, but I seem to remember falling over while trying to pull my foot backwards rather than twisting!
Forum: Commuting
04-19-10, 02:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,051
Posted By I_bRAD

For 300 bucks you could get a rear AND front...

For 300 bucks you could get a rear AND front supernova light and you wouldn't need to charge the batteries.
04-18-10, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,449
Posted By I_bRAD

As noted above, you won't need a new crankset. ...

As noted above, you won't need a new crankset.

For your future reference, you are measuring the BB cup correctly. Also, your crankset most likely takes a 122mm BB.

Also also, that is most...
04-18-10, 07:02 AM
04-13-10, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By I_bRAD

This. Set the low limit screw with the cable...

This. Set the low limit screw with the cable removed.
04-11-10, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,028
Posted By I_bRAD

Believe it or not, Sunrace makes a 9sp freewheel.

Believe it or not, Sunrace makes a 9sp freewheel.
04-11-10, 07:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,083
Posted By I_bRAD

I can't imagine how cutting the bead would not...

I can't imagine how cutting the bead would not affect the integrity of the tire
Forum: Commuting
04-10-10, 05:40 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,906
Posted By I_bRAD

I agree. Being a wise guy is a judgement call...

I agree. Being a wise guy is a judgement call depending on what you have to lose and the mood you're in I guess.
04-10-10, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 857
Posted By I_bRAD

Those are pretty much the cheapest, crappiest...

Those are pretty much the cheapest, crappiest pads you can get. They probably came stock with the original tektros
Forum: Commuting
04-08-10, 05:47 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,906
Posted By I_bRAD

1. None of your buisness where I'm coming from or...

1. None of your buisness where I'm coming from or going to and I'll ride whatever time I please.
2. Am I free to go?
3. Ask to see THEIR ID
4. If you are not free to go, ask why you are being...
04-08-10, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,279
Posted By I_bRAD

Have you already got the front derailleur? As...

Have you already got the front derailleur? As others have said, it won't work. Grab a sora derailleur for cheap and it will work nicely.
04-05-10, 09:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,148
Posted By I_bRAD

You're gonna need more tape.

You're gonna need more tape.
04-02-10, 06:20 AM
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Views: 170,149
Posted By I_bRAD

doubt it

doubt it
04-01-10, 06:38 PM
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Views: 170,149
Posted By I_bRAD

I got detained for riding on the sidewalk just...

I got detained for riding on the sidewalk just last week. I was going about 3kms an hour and doing a testride on an empty sidewalk. Cops were looking for someone doing break ins and I guess I got...
Forum: Commuting
03-30-10, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,722
Posted By I_bRAD

that's a topeak rack with integrated lock holder....

that's a topeak rack with integrated lock holder. Nice in theory but there's a limited range of locks that will fit in there
Forum: Commuting
03-30-10, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,722
Posted By I_bRAD

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a9/I_brad/IMG_245...

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a9/I_brad/IMG_2451.jpg

Convenient, cheap, secure and quiet.
03-29-10, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 170,149
Posted By I_bRAD

With a roll cage and a 5 point harness do you...

With a roll cage and a 5 point harness do you really even need a helmet?
03-27-10, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,080
Posted By I_bRAD

If I were building those wheels I'd order one box...

If I were building those wheels I'd order one box of 296 and one of 294.
03-26-10, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,479
Posted By I_bRAD

Is the crank bent or just the ring? Blackspire...

Is the crank bent or just the ring? Blackspire stuff is a pretty good bang for the buck.
03-26-10, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,479
Posted By I_bRAD

You better move that bike off the rug before your...

You better move that bike off the rug before your mom comes home!
03-26-10, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,544
Posted By I_bRAD

As you go up in price you get: Thin...

As you go up in price you get:

Thin stampings or thin stampings with plastic mould-over and short tang springs. The pivot is the pivot on the fork. The spring retainers are plastic. Super cheap,...
03-25-10, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 170,149
Posted By I_bRAD

congratulations Chris!

congratulations Chris!
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