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12-12-08, 08:23 PM
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Man, totally! I mean, yeah man, what the ****?...

Man, totally! I mean, yeah man, what the ****? All these hipsters with their clothes and their music from ipods, thinking they're cool, going about their business not giving a ****. They're just so...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,238
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

I'm jealous!

I'm jealous!
11-30-08, 07:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,618
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Thanks for the apology, but I was kidding. It...

Thanks for the apology, but I was kidding. It takes a lot more than the bitter complaints of an elderly curmudgeon with a "real cyclist" sized chip on his shoulder to hurt my feelings!
Replies: 36
Views: 3,238
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

I knew it! It was all lies! Seriously...

I knew it! It was all lies!

Seriously though, sorry he couldn't make it, but it's great that you enjoyed yourself. Are you talking about the Glasgow indoor track that is going to host the 2014...
11-29-08, 08:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,618
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Aw, you hurt my feelings.

Aw, you hurt my feelings.
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Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Jesus, I always knew he was big, but I never...

Jesus, I always knew he was big, but I never realized that his thighs are bigger than his waist!
Replies: 36
Views: 3,238
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

You have to be in the photo, holding a copy of...

You have to be in the photo, holding a copy of that day's newspaper...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,238
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Agreed!

Agreed!
10-05-08, 06:46 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,343
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

I've only heard bad things about Dimensions. MKS...

I've only heard bad things about Dimensions. MKS doubles are great, and are a little less expensive than Toshis.
10-02-08, 10:25 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 92,443
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Yep. Check out the details here...

Yep. Check out the details here (http://www.hipsternascar.com/2008/09/ladies-of-team-pegasus-calendar.html).
Replies: 35
Views: 2,621
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

But, you started this thread the day before Kenny...

But, you started this thread the day before Kenny and Hoy raced in the match sprints. LOL
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Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Half of Hellyer's rental bikes are pistas, and...

Half of Hellyer's rental bikes are pistas, and plenty of people race them at Northbrook and Kenosha velodromes.
Replies: 35
Views: 2,621
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

You "lol" a lot.

You "lol" a lot.
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Views: 1,672
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

BBC online coverage is only available in the UK.

BBC online coverage is only available in the UK.
Replies: 35
Views: 2,621
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

No one skids at a velodrome. It ****s up the...

No one skids at a velodrome. It ****s up the surface of the track and will get you thrown out.
07-25-08, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,034
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

The rumor is that they're re-releasing it, hence...

The rumor is that they're re-releasing it, hence the newer logo.
07-22-08, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,497,718
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Just to be clear, when you said you "despise"...

Just to be clear, when you said you "despise" people whose "values you find repugnant," you were actually referring to "middle aged men who ride 404s but who can't glue their own tubs." Wow.
07-22-08, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,497,718
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

You despise them? Actually, I think that's pretty...

You despise them? Actually, I think that's pretty pathetic. You seem to have strong feelings about people who don't match up to your ideal typical model of the authentic cyclist. Plus, your answers...
07-22-08, 03:01 PM
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Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

So, just to clarify, you only have a problem with...

So, just to clarify, you only have a problem with "prolly and his ilk" when they 1) use classic frames in certain ways and not in others, 2) when they inflate the prices that you have to pay for...
07-22-08, 02:41 PM
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Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Wasteful and ostentatious are pretty weak...

Wasteful and ostentatious are pretty weak critiques. One doesn't make much sense (more frames and wheels can be produced) and the other is a moral judgement based on subjective understandings of...
07-22-08, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,497,718
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

So, your entire critique of "prolly and his ilk"...

So, your entire critique of "prolly and his ilk" is what, exactly? That they use track bikes and track equipment in ways other than those for which they were explicitly designed? Wow. What a bunch of...
07-22-08, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,497,718
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

I love the false dichotomy being set up between...

I love the false dichotomy being set up between "hipsters" and "track racers," like it's impossible to be into tricks, fashion and racing at the same time. I also love the shoddy logic behind valuing...
07-06-08, 08:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,836
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Huh?

Huh?
07-06-08, 05:48 PM
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Views: 1,836
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Nope, look again, they're laced very differently.

Nope, look again, they're laced very differently.
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Views: 680
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Track Cycling World should have some coverage....

Track Cycling World should have some coverage. http://trackcyclingworld.com/
07-06-08, 05:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,836
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Seriously, people are suggesting this guy puts...

Seriously, people are suggesting this guy puts doublizers on double straps??

There are lots of ways to lace up doubles, some giving you more or less hold, some being easier and harder to get out...
06-29-08, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,493
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Pip's right, most of the regional forums started...

Pip's right, most of the regional forums started because it got too annoying in here. The regional forums are usually pretty good, they're smaller and because they're local most people actually know...
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Just got a response from one of the velodrome...

Just got a response from one of the velodrome committee members, and they're going to look into the situation. Apparently a good few people complained both about the signature policy and about the...
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Category Upgrades.

I just wrote an article on my blog (http://www.hipsternascar.com/) about how difficult it is to upgrade from Cat5 to Cat4 at Northbrook Velodrome. I'd love to hear about other people's experiences at...
06-20-08, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,262
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

I only run Selle San Marcos. I got a Concor for...

I only run Selle San Marcos. I got a Concor for my track bike for aesthetic reasons, and loved it. Then, I bought a road bike that came with an Era, and loved it. Finally, I got sick of riding a...
06-20-08, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Check out dublinmessengers.org...

Check out dublinmessengers.org (http://www.dublinmessengers.org)
06-18-08, 11:04 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,415
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Hipsters are the worst! Ugh! With their clothes...

Hipsters are the worst! Ugh! With their clothes and their music and their bikes! The worst! Who do they think they are??
Replies: 17
Views: 7,321
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Oh, I thought we were talking about the present,...

Oh, I thought we were talking about the present, not ancient history! ;)
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Views: 7,321
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

I've never seen anyone using bullhorns at a kilo...

I've never seen anyone using bullhorns at a kilo or a pursuit. I've seen aero bars, but not bullhorns.
Replies: 17
Views: 7,321
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Bullhorns are not allowed in any mass start track...

Bullhorns are not allowed in any mass start track events. They may not be allowed in individual events either, but I'm not 100% sure. So if you want to ride track, especially mass start events, then...
06-13-08, 06:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 900
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

If you are still in Chicago you MUST go to...

If you are still in Chicago you MUST go to Yojimbo's Garage. (http://www.hipsternascar.com/2008/06/yojimbos-garage.html)
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Hmm, I'd never heard of the Coltello till now; it...

Hmm, I'd never heard of the Coltello till now; it looks nice. Apart from the rear triangle it looks a lot like a Track Pro. As for stiffness and riding on the road, it has a carbon fork which should...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Not necessarily true. Some bike shops in the US...

Not necessarily true. Some bike shops in the US that are selling anodized 75s had them anodized themselves. So, they're anodized and they have the NJS stamp, because they were NJS certified before...
05-30-08, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Huh? On the road, Bettini is World Champion, not...

Huh? On the road, Bettini is World Champion, not Italian National Champion. Visconti is the Italian National Champion. Cancellara is World Time Trial Champion.
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Yeah, I suppose you're right, it's really not...

Yeah, I suppose you're right, it's really not that big. I'm just always skeptical when beginners say they're spinning out easily...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Wow, you're spinning out at 15-17... are you...

Wow, you're spinning out at 15-17... are you sure? I mean, that's not exactly a small gear. And 51-15 is huge... in fact, I know that's the biggest gear that Chris Hoy uses for sprint events.
05-23-08, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Welcome to 2007.

Welcome to 2007.
05-22-08, 10:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,047
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

I have them. In fact, I have two pairs. In my...

I have them. In fact, I have two pairs. In my opinion, they're great. The fabric is light but tough, they can be adjusted to be a little looser or tighter around the cuff, they have a styling...
05-16-08, 05:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,999
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Northbrook actually lets guys race against each...

Northbrook actually lets guys race against each other on road bikes on Friday nights. They call it "citizen class" and people aren't allowed shift, nor do they race against people on track bikes,...
05-15-08, 04:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,999
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Exactly. Fixed-gear allows you to exercise very...

Exactly. Fixed-gear allows you to exercise very subtle control over the speed of your bike, which is absolutely crucial when you ride in packs as tight as they can get on the track.
05-14-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,178,825
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Street: ...

Street:
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2252/2461430108_ffbfe7112c.jpg

Track:
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1098/542725810_a7f7791b39.jpg
Replies: 17
Views: 1,303
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

Hmm... I've definitely been told by an official...

Hmm... I've definitely been told by an official to stay in the drops while racing... but that doesn't mean it's a rule.
04-22-08, 10:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,784
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

They're just a bit temperamental. You have to be...

They're just a bit temperamental. You have to be a bit gentle when you push the head onto the valve, or you'll damage the rubber gasket people have already mentioned, which causes the leakage. I...
04-19-08, 07:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,940
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

A lot of recommendations for Selle San Marcos in...

A lot of recommendations for Selle San Marcos in this thread. Here's another: I love both the Selle San Marco Concor and the Rolls. They're both super comfortable, and they look great.
04-18-08, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,142,309
Posted By thiskidgotmoxie

BMW, not BMC.

BMW, not BMC.
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