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08-30-14, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,064
Posted By Tigerprawn

CLB front brake is toast! Need some suggestions!

Hi Guys,

Been awhile since I've posted mainly due to the fact I've just been really enjoying my bike (1983 PSV-10) and haven't bought or looked to buy anything else. However, took a spill last...
03-08-13, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7,100
Views: 825,411
Posted By Tigerprawn

http://distilleryimage2.s3.amazonaws.com/72b23af47...

http://distilleryimage2.s3.amazonaws.com/72b23af47e2611e2a9d822000a9e29af_7.jpg
02-11-13, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,273,294
Posted By Tigerprawn

Hey folks! I know quite a few C&Vers are from the...

Hey folks! I know quite a few C&Vers are from the CA Bay Area. I'm wondering if anyone has a nice 10 speed for sale in a 50cm-52cm they're looking to unload. I'm helping a good friend, who is getting...
06-14-12, 11:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,160
Posted By Tigerprawn

As much as I love my Medici, unless you're able...

As much as I love my Medici, unless you're able to go out and see it in person, I wouldn't risk it.
06-12-12, 03:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 432
Posted By Tigerprawn

Conversion: Nishiki Prestige - Need some recommendations

I wonder how many people clicked on this thread thinking I turned this into a fixed gear? :)

I bought this near NOS Nishiki Prestige a few years ago for my girlfriend and she hardly ever rode it...
05-14-12, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By Tigerprawn

Been on my Team Pro for a few years now and it's...

Been on my Team Pro for a few years now and it's just the perfect saddle for my bones. Comfortable out of the box and has just gotten more comfortable over the years. Really hard for me to see myself...
05-13-12, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,245
Posted By Tigerprawn

Some info in this thread -...

Some info in this thread - http://www.bikeforums.net/archive/index.php/t-611228.html
Large pic -...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-12, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 102,869
Posted By Tigerprawn

I commute 3-4 days a week, but it's really great...

I commute 3-4 days a week, but it's really great to see so many people out at one time. I think next year I'm going to take the day off and instead of riding to work I'll just bike around, hit all...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-12, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 102,869
Posted By Tigerprawn

I was coming from Downtown SJ to Great America...

I was coming from Downtown SJ to Great America Pkwy. I ended up passing by one and then another over at the Yahoo building. All the volunteers were great
05-10-12, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7,100
Views: 825,411
Posted By Tigerprawn

Bike to Work Day here in CA. Great vibe from all...

Bike to Work Day here in CA. Great vibe from all the stations that setup near the bike lanes and volunteers out having fun with the cyclist stopping or passing by.
...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-12, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 102,869
Posted By Tigerprawn

Awesome ride. Bike to work day here in Northern...

Awesome ride. Bike to work day here in Northern California. Pic of goodies + jersey I wore in celebration.

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m3tkmtW5fy1qzwqiro1_500.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-12, 09:25 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,973,199
Posted By Tigerprawn

Haha yes I agree about the stem. It's one of...

Haha yes I agree about the stem. It's one of those things that was there when I bought the bike (2-3 years ago) and is too much of a hassle to remove/replace. I'll wait til the bar tape needs...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-12, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,973,199
Posted By Tigerprawn

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7096/7166425754_19eb...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7096/7166425754_19eb078031.jpg
Forum: Commuting
05-09-12, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15,433
Views: 11,487,803
Posted By Tigerprawn

The bike I normally use to commute is in the shop...

The bike I normally use to commute is in the shop :(. Riding the Medici for the time being.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7096/7166425754_19eb078031.jpg
05-09-12, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7,100
Views: 825,411
Posted By Tigerprawn

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7096/7166425754_19eb...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7096/7166425754_19eb078031.jpg
05-07-12, 02:11 PM
Replies: 60,330
Views: 9,002,891
Posted By Tigerprawn

Peugeot 70s PY-10 Up for sale my early...

Peugeot 70s PY-10

Up for sale my early French Vintage Peugeot Road Bike with 57-58 cm frame, 12 speed (6 gear sprockets x 2 Chainwheels).
Model : PY-10 REYNOLDS 531 3Tubes Renforces
Wheels size...
Forum: Commuting
05-02-12, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 891
Posted By Tigerprawn

Always on steep steep descents. Nothing on a...

Always on steep steep descents. Nothing on a commute, but it makes me feel a lot more safe during the steep stuff
Forum: Commuting
04-16-12, 04:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 18,548
Posted By Tigerprawn

Let me know how you like them. I got mine hemmed...

Let me know how you like them. I got mine hemmed recently and have been riding in them non stop. Even in a straight downpour (on the ride home) they dried in 10-20 mins hung up in my bathroom....
Forum: Commuting
04-16-12, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By Tigerprawn

Citizen's arrest and U-Lock him to the nearest...

Citizen's arrest and U-Lock him to the nearest bike rack or sign post.
Forum: Commuting
04-12-12, 03:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 18,548
Posted By Tigerprawn

As of right now I've gone for the more...

As of right now I've gone for the more "expensive" route, but I feel it's worth it... I try to buy all the stuff on sale when I can and more time than not I'm able to find a coupon code or something...
Forum: Commuting
04-12-12, 01:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 18,548
Posted By Tigerprawn

For about 1-1.5 years I rode to work wearing...

For about 1-1.5 years I rode to work wearing denim. ~20 mile round trip and it definitely takes a toll on the denim. Not to say the denim is gonna fall apart over night or anything, but you'll...
Forum: Commuting
04-12-12, 01:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By Tigerprawn

Normally is a thumbs up, peace sign, the horns,...

Normally is a thumbs up, peace sign, the horns, or yelling something like "Nice bike". In SF I've seen drivers who are WAY more tolerant of cyclists than other places of the country. The cycling...
Forum: Commuting
04-10-12, 09:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,256
Posted By Tigerprawn

Seems like that's a big request since the...

Seems like that's a big request since the Commuter line started. Hopefully Levi's listens and makes Commuter gear for women and different cuts for men. If it makes you feel any better I think women...
04-10-12, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7,100
Views: 825,411
Posted By Tigerprawn

Riding from work to home in the rain :) ...

Riding from work to home in the rain :)

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5466/7066361261_2dc20506fc.jpg

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5349/6920282468_f5f87242a4.jpg
04-09-12, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7,100
Views: 825,411
Posted By Tigerprawn

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7134/6916200332_2137...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7134/6916200332_2137187d8d.jpg
Forum: Commuting
04-09-12, 05:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,256
Posted By Tigerprawn

Thought I'd come back with some thoughts/review...

Thought I'd come back with some thoughts/review since I had trouble finding any reviews whatsoever on the jacket. With a few rides now...

Levi's Commuter Jacket (1st version, indigo)

Quick...
Forum: Commuting
04-04-12, 12:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,461
Posted By Tigerprawn

Super early in the morning when I'm still groggy....

Super early in the morning when I'm still groggy. Every time I don't ride to work I feel way more tired and less productive.
Forum: Commuting
04-03-12, 01:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,761
Posted By Tigerprawn

This thread is confusing. Mostly due to the fact...

This thread is confusing. Mostly due to the fact that Sheldon says there are times when you should use the front and rear brakes. He just makes it a point that using both brakes at the same time, all...
Forum: Commuting
04-03-12, 01:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,724
Posted By Tigerprawn

Definitely your fault. Furthermore, the car in...

Definitely your fault. Furthermore, the car in front of the one in front of you stopped to let a passenger get out, it's safe to assume that the car behind it would follow suit where it stopped since...
Forum: Commuting
03-29-12, 12:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,256
Posted By Tigerprawn

511 cut just doesn't work for a lot of people on...

511 cut just doesn't work for a lot of people on or off the bike. However, if you can fit into them more power to you. I have to size up from 30-31 to a 33 to get em on and at that point the waist is...
Forum: Commuting
03-12-12, 10:47 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,256
Posted By Tigerprawn

I think people are viewing these and just looking...

I think people are viewing these and just looking at the commuting aspect. These are meant to be worn on and off the bike eliminating the need to change clothes.

If, and that's a skinny if, you...
Forum: Commuting
03-09-12, 12:15 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,256
Posted By Tigerprawn

One other tip for folks... This is Levi's. Their...

One other tip for folks... This is Levi's. Their inventory goes on sale in the blink of an eye. Furthermore, these pants are available through other retailers. At $78 yea it's kinda hard to swallow...
Forum: Commuting
03-09-12, 12:08 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,256
Posted By Tigerprawn

Pretty much the conclusion my friends and I came...

Pretty much the conclusion my friends and I came to. If they truly wanted to make the pants for cyclists of all shapes and sizes 501 would have worked out much better. Although, I can see this being...
Forum: Commuting
03-08-12, 05:55 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,256
Posted By Tigerprawn

From what I've seen they're a nice bang for your...

From what I've seen they're a nice bang for your buck if you're after denim or khakis that work on the bike.

This is the second release for Levis, but my main gripe is still present. They only...
Forum: Commuting
03-08-12, 04:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,017
Posted By Tigerprawn

SJSU huh? That's my neck of the woods. Pedal...

SJSU huh? That's my neck of the woods.

Pedal assist is awesome. Why is it awesome? Allows those who aren't healthy enough to still bike. When I say healthy I mean injuries, disabilities, pain or...
Forum: Commuting
03-07-12, 12:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,275
Posted By Tigerprawn

There are quite a few options for this......

There are quite a few options for this... However, most really nice looking cycling oriented clothes are pricey. To me, totally worth the cost, but that's really a personal preference.

I wear...
Forum: Commuting
03-06-12, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By Tigerprawn

The pain is almost enjoyable in a cruel and...

The pain is almost enjoyable in a cruel and twisted way. I looked like a snail on the way to work today. I'm hoping the wind blows my way on the ride home.
Forum: Commuting
03-06-12, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 102,869
Posted By Tigerprawn

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m0h640CNwV1qzwqi...

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m0h640CNwV1qzwqiro1_250.png

Roughest commute I've ever had to work. Basically 8-9 miles of this and then a pleasant last .5 miles to cruise into my work place.
Forum: Commuting
03-05-12, 06:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,328
Posted By Tigerprawn

Smart modular bike bags. Products are...

Smart modular bike bags. Products are interchangeable and/or have the ability to integrate with one another. Quick release hardware that allows universal mounting across a range of products.

-...
Forum: Commuting
03-05-12, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15,433
Views: 11,487,803
Posted By Tigerprawn

It's 3-4 year old a roll bag from Acorn bags. ...

It's 3-4 year old a roll bag from Acorn bags.
http://www.acornbags.com/index.html
Forum: Commuting
03-01-12, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 102,869
Posted By Tigerprawn

I might get a little flak, but I really love...

I might get a little flak, but I really love Rapha gear. Wore the Softshell trousers and the Bomber to work with a wool baselayer. Wind and rain on my ~10 mile ride into the office and I arrived...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-12, 03:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,275
Posted By Tigerprawn

DO IT! My ride is around ~10 miles each way....

DO IT! My ride is around ~10 miles each way. Having proper clothing/gear can make a ride much more pleasant. Clothing that is breathable and that wicks sweat is extremely helpful to keep you from...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-12, 03:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,275
Posted By Tigerprawn

I can speak to a few of these... Hair Gel:...

I can speak to a few of these...

Hair Gel: Screw the hair gel and apply it at work unless your cut is aerodynamic enough to stand up against wind and the bike ride. I have long hair, I mean really...
03-01-12, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By Tigerprawn

Funny I also have the cover and an Acorn roll bag...

Funny I also have the cover and an Acorn roll bag :)

I have a Brooks Team Pro that is going on ~4 years now including commuting in the rain. Treat the saddle just like any other leather using...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-12, 04:47 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 114,198
Posted By Tigerprawn

1983 Peugeot PSV10 ...

1983 Peugeot PSV10

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7043/6938917197_e5c52f6544.jpg
Forum: Commuting
02-28-12, 04:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,275
Posted By Tigerprawn

Given your easy access to a dry cleaner I'd just...

Given your easy access to a dry cleaner I'd just keep a weeks worth of clothes at work with 1 extra emergency get-up. Drop off dry cleaning every Friday evening before riding home and have everything...
Forum: Commuting
02-28-12, 04:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,275
Posted By Tigerprawn

Since you're changing clothes at work anyway, why...

Since you're changing clothes at work anyway, why not just do your hair at work too?
02-28-12, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 781,013
Posted By Tigerprawn

That tandem is so awesome... Vive la France!...

That tandem is so awesome...

Vive la France!
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7043/6938917197_e5c52f6544.jpg
Forum: Commuting
02-28-12, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15,433
Views: 11,487,803
Posted By Tigerprawn

REALLY close! 1983 PSV-10

REALLY close! 1983 PSV-10
Forum: Commuting
02-28-12, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15,433
Views: 11,487,803
Posted By Tigerprawn

Daily commuter ...

Daily commuter

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7043/6938917197_e5c52f6544.jpg
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