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03-11-09, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By stet

chains stretch as cog teeth pit. if you've only...

chains stretch as cog teeth pit. if you've only replaced the chain, you'll find it difficult to set tension because your freewheel's teeth are worn (and probably the chainring as well). new chain...
01-05-08, 09:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,420
Posted By stet

it's got the clearance for a 29'er setup but it's...

it's got the clearance for a 29'er setup but it's kind of an odd setup (geometry) for trail use.
check out kona's unit 29'er. it's got paragon slider dropouts and full cable braze-ons. this makes...
12-07-07, 09:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,787
Posted By stet

marin has a ss 29'er on the cheap. $415 they say....

marin has a ss 29'er on the cheap. $415 they say.
http://www.marinbikes.com/2008/us/bikes/specs_hamilton_29er.php
granted it comes with rim brakes as stock but it's at least front disc compatible....
10-04-07, 08:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,971
Posted By stet

i say you're wrong. the most awesomest rider guys...

i say you're wrong. the most awesomest rider guys are:
1.) the one guy that rides around south st. with a viking helmet on.
2.) the other guy that has pennies glued all over his cowboy hat, vest,...
08-01-07, 08:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,691
Posted By stet

i get my quota of bashing nocoins off of the...

i get my quota of bashing nocoins off of the internet and it keeps me tame.
07-10-07, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By stet

I forgot to mention that this is FREE!

I forgot to mention that this is FREE!
07-10-07, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By stet

Hey Philly, get RAD!

The Trophy Bike Garage gets RAD.

That's right, we'll be showing the classic 1986 BMX movie out-of-doors on Wed. July 18th. The event will happen rain or shine since we've got plenty of room inside...
06-09-07, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 41,348
Posted By stet

botto thrashed, broke the bike, then caught...

botto thrashed, broke the bike, then caught public transit across town to watch the f***ing champs at johnny brendas. in spite of his injuries he still went through with the hill climb time trial the...
05-31-07, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By stet

r.e. load typically has them laying around. any...

r.e. load typically has them laying around. any shop that does orders from euroasia imports can get them (many). there are cheap track grips from a company called origin8 that aren't bad for $10. the...
05-31-07, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 41,348
Posted By stet

if you're locking the bike up by the top tube,...

if you're locking the bike up by the top tube, your lock is the culprit. thieves without tools will use your bike as leverage to break your lock. even if it playdoh's your frame. i've had to liberate...
05-07-07, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 41,348
Posted By stet

thank andrew for that one. would you prefer...

thank andrew for that one.
would you prefer that we call it something cool like "dane's ride o' pain"?
05-07-07, 07:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 785
Posted By stet

either you're there or you're square.

either you're there or you're square.
04-26-07, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 41,348
Posted By stet

forbidden drive? that's in the heart of the...

forbidden drive? that's in the heart of the wissahickon park if that's what you meant.
04-25-07, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 41,348
Posted By stet

stop by the shop some time. it's full of tools.

stop by the shop some time. it's full of tools.
04-23-07, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 41,348
Posted By stet

and furthermore... you gotta love this guy. ...

and furthermore... you gotta love this guy.

http://flickr.com/photos/robopit/163785099/in/photostream/
04-23-07, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 41,348
Posted By stet

http://flickr.com/photos/robopit/163785101/in/phot...

http://flickr.com/photos/robopit/163785101/in/photostream/
04-19-07, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 41,348
Posted By stet

twelve hours until thrashin'. be there or be...

twelve hours until thrashin'. be there or be square.
04-10-07, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 41,348
Posted By stet

*ahem*...

*ahem* (http://www.bikereg.com/events/register.asp?eventid=4553)... just clearing my throat.
04-09-07, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 41,348
Posted By stet

for those who want to get their feet wet... try...

for those who want to get their feet wet...
try the track day at the l.v. velo is back.

http://www.bikereg.com/events/register.asp?eventid=4553
04-05-07, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2,115
Views: 41,348
Posted By stet

i don't think anyone has mentioned this yet....

i don't think anyone has mentioned this yet. friday night! alright?

http://phillyfests.bside.com/2007/?_view=_filmdetails&filmId=16568358

a heartwarming tale about crushing the hour record.
02-04-07, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,326
Posted By stet

if the noise really bothers you, open it up and...

if the noise really bothers you, open it up and remove some of the pawls (kidding). shimano freewheels are one of the quiter ones but that's only because they have so few pawls. the more pawls, the...
02-03-07, 03:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,326
Posted By stet

the louder the ticking the better. it means it's...

the louder the ticking the better. it means it's working.
12-31-06, 10:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,452
Posted By stet

one of my shop coworkers used grey primer as an...

one of my shop coworkers used grey primer as an accent color on his 1x1.
now he brags "check out my one by one of a kind."
*groan*

http://www.trophybikes.com/images/ericsurly_lg.jpg
12-31-06, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 799
Posted By stet

the geometry is pretty specific to the bike so...

the geometry is pretty specific to the bike so it's not such a good idea with just any ole frame. the idea with 29'ers in general is that bigger wheels means a bigger contact patch with the trail...
12-28-06, 11:25 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 6,756
Posted By stet

Can we call this new controversy Pretzelgate™?

Can we call this new controversy Pretzelgate™?
12-19-06, 08:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,486
Posted By stet

the monocog and (suprisingly) the stout seem like...

the monocog and (suprisingly) the stout seem like a good investment. steer clear of that gt for no other reason than the eccentric bottom bracket. it can be a difficult thing to set up correctly and...
12-05-06, 08:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,793
Posted By stet

well if anyone is up for some informal 'cross...

well if anyone is up for some informal 'cross antics there will be an event this saturday morning at the belmont park in philly. there will probably be a large contingency of lycra wearing folks, but...
12-05-06, 04:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,793
Posted By stet

the junkyard in question is the one next door to...

the junkyard in question is the one next door to bilenky's shop. 5300 block of north 2nd. st.
12-05-06, 10:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,793
Posted By stet

the fixie rider ran the pick up truck obstacle...

the fixie rider ran the pick up truck obstacle instead of riding it. the only rider to gap it was on that singlespeed mtb. i think he wasn't even racing, just riding as much of the course as possible.
12-05-06, 10:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,793
Posted By stet

i had to leave shortly after the race since i was...

i had to leave shortly after the race since i was coated in a wet toxic sludge (my pants started to smoke when i was trying to warm up/dry off next to a barrel fire) and i had to be at work in a half...
12-05-06, 10:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,793
Posted By stet

Junkyard dogs

I've already posted this in the cyclocross forum, but I figured all of you might get a kick out of seeing this.
Special thanks to Bilenky Cycle Works for putting together the first junkyard urban...
12-05-06, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 616
Posted By stet

Urban Cyclocross

Q: What do you do when 'cross season is coming to an end?
A: Have a race in a junkyard.

Special thanks to Bilenky Cycle Works for putting together the hoopla. This was some of the most fun I've...
11-22-06, 09:02 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,404,899
Posted By stet

here are some cameraphone pics my friend took of...

here are some cameraphone pics my friend took of my bike after the last cyclocross race this season. i assure you that there's a fixed gear crosscheck under all that muck. chia bikes are going to be...
09-23-06, 05:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,758
Posted By stet

AMEN!

AMEN!
09-04-06, 07:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,606
Posted By stet

i'm stumped as to what it is but i'm pretty sure...

i'm stumped as to what it is but i'm pretty sure what it ain't; the s-works langsters have a slight taper and pinch to their top tube.
08-29-06, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By stet

maybe if I got written up in the citypaper i'd be...

maybe if I got written up in the citypaper i'd be more motivated to ride my bike, mr. "skywalker".
08-14-06, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By stet

pbbbbbt.... no spoke cards?!? no messenger...

pbbbbbt.... no spoke cards?!? no messenger bags?!?!?!

i'll be there!
08-10-06, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 515
Posted By stet

whoa $75/week is wayyyyyyy too much. EMS only...

whoa $75/week is wayyyyyyy too much. EMS only rents for $35/day. weiner
08-09-06, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By stet

http://www.slowtheflow.com/images/toilet-about.jpg

http://www.slowtheflow.com/images/toilet-about.jpg
08-09-06, 12:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,934
Posted By stet

http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdisplay.php?s=&days...

http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdisplay.php?s=&daysprune=-1&f=207
08-08-06, 11:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,310
Posted By stet

(for the alium model) the plastic dust cap also...

(for the alium model) the plastic dust cap also acts as an adjustable bushing that pushes on the bearing. the singular cartridge bearing in the atac pedals is located further inside the pedal and...
07-23-06, 10:01 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,640
Posted By stet

cul de sac cat™

cul de sac cat™
07-23-06, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By stet

i rolled at around 65 gear inches for racing. for...

i rolled at around 65 gear inches for racing. for trail riding i'd run it a little bit lower if you'd like to stay on the bike more. remember that tire size is gonna throw things off a bit. i ride a...
06-08-06, 09:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,193
Posted By stet

if you think threadless stems look ugly, wait...

if you think threadless stems look ugly, wait until you start looking at your options for a 1 1/8" quill. *blech!*
http://www.triathlete.com/store/images/products/large/SM4782.jpg
05-28-06, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By stet

wheel answer... no, wheelie: if that...

wheel answer... no, wheelie:

if that formula/weinmann deep section is one that i've seen ($180 for the set), it's not bad at all. they're even made with some respectable dt swiss spokes and the...
02-17-06, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 756
Posted By stet

is it the one that rips off the classic a.m....

is it the one that rips off the classic a.m. cassandre print?
02-03-06, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By stet

hey evan, none of us at the shop posted that. a...

hey evan,
none of us at the shop posted that. a couple of us saw the post and joked about going through with it but as far as i know the deal isn't on. granted if people showed up with a bunch of...
01-24-06, 06:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 962
Posted By stet

11:30.... P.M. in front of the art museum...

11:30.... P.M.

in front of the art museum steps. bring your condiment of choice.
01-24-06, 06:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 962
Posted By stet

oh... it's on!

oh...
it's on!
12-23-05, 07:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,154
Posted By stet

we got one in our shop a couple of weeks ago and...

we got one in our shop a couple of weeks ago and it is crazy awesome except that the remote lock out fork is a little wacky. hopefully it's just a rare glitch and the rest are right as rain. since...
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