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10-19-09, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,611
Posted By gelpicorp

^ agreed, 26.0 it is on my stripper. i think i...

^ agreed, 26.0 it is on my stripper. i think i read somewhere, prolly sheldon's site, that 26 is the road standard, and 25.4 was the older road size.

it's all good. hope we helped.
10-19-09, 10:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,440
Posted By gelpicorp

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3008/3028077376_0d8...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3008/3028077376_0d8777e5c9.jpg



Pesky cars (and cab drivers) ... take that.
10-19-09, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,611
Posted By gelpicorp

i'll caliper mine (2010 stripper tt) when i get...

i'll caliper mine (2010 stripper tt) when i get home today.

it is entirely possible, however weird, that they chose a different stem/bar combo for the differing packages.


wait a few and...
10-18-09, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,611
Posted By gelpicorp

from the stripper spec page: ...

from the stripper spec page:

Handlebar Butted 6061 Aluminum Classic Bend
Stem Forged Aluminum, 8 degree, Removable 26.0 Clamp, Silver Finish, Threadless 1"

this is from the stripper spec page...
10-17-09, 06:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,440
Posted By gelpicorp

op prolly was totally loaded on the natty lite or...

op prolly was totally loaded on the natty lite or pbr and was in a drunken stupor and / or was coming from or in the middle of doing something illegal.

either way, he comes in and does nothing but...
10-08-09, 08:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,440
Posted By gelpicorp

this. I guess i'm a fuk b/c i gotta drive my...

this.

I guess i'm a fuk b/c i gotta drive my 2 infants around in a minivan (they sure as hell won't fit on my kilo tt).

you know, not everyone in a big shiny boxy vehicle is looking to go jihad...
10-07-09, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,631
Posted By gelpicorp

are those also called tri base bars? i was...

are those also called tri base bars? i was ogling a bontrager something or another in the lbs, but it had all the stirrups and antlers and ****e on it too.

i like them better than the standard...
10-07-09, 09:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,235
Posted By gelpicorp

:) this shows that military bikes with...

:)

this shows that military bikes with military bags are far cooler than carbon bikes with gears.



The military bag would most certainly win.

But if the bag was placed on Voigt's...
10-07-09, 09:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,271
Posted By gelpicorp

tee hee hee ... i see wc stripes ... raise your...

tee hee hee ... i see wc stripes ... raise your hand if you shat a brick yet!! lol!!



it baffles me how they do those curvy frames. they look so amazing.

edit: hay, look at these lugged...
10-07-09, 09:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,683
Posted By gelpicorp

^ ugh, that makes me sick. sick with...

^
ugh, that makes me sick. sick with jealously.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3604/3379972320_4a0bd0c66f.jpg


I lusted after and been inspired by this fellow's bike....
10-05-09, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,226
Posted By gelpicorp

yessir, i believe you are right. i did even more...

yessir, i believe you are right. i did even more internetting after i posted and concluded that there are none to be had. i'm gonna turn elsewere, plus i'd like to move to silver calipers anyhow.
...
10-05-09, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,226
Posted By gelpicorp

Tektro R350 - Kilo TT caliper

does anyone know if they still make or sell the tektro r350 (black) dual pivots that come with the kilo tt's?

i can not find them anywhere in stock at least.

also, does anyone know what the...
10-04-09, 05:49 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 21,746
Posted By gelpicorp

OK ... to be honest, i was skeptical about the...

OK ... to be honest, i was skeptical about the gold bits.

HOWEVER, when i recieved my blue bike and installed them ... i couldn't remember what i was skeptical about. they do not look bad at all...
10-01-09, 10:01 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 21,746
Posted By gelpicorp

the flash does make the metallic flakes stand out...

the flash does make the metallic flakes stand out more. mine is same way.

wait ... since it is a stripper, i should say glitter. :)
09-30-09, 09:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,227
Posted By gelpicorp

this question is teh failz. why do people even...

this question is teh failz. why do people even ask this question in the first place?

why do people ride geared bikes instead of single speeds?
why do people ride njs equipment in america?
why...
09-27-09, 09:40 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 21,746
Posted By gelpicorp

yessir. got my stripper on friday (order wed....

yessir. got my stripper on friday (order wed. arrived friday. nice!)

i liked the bluestar color and the toss in brakes. and i wanted top tube cable guides. makes the bike, imho. no decals...
09-24-09, 12:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,550
Posted By gelpicorp

+1 and whilst evading the police perhaps...

+1

and whilst evading the police perhaps one can get hit by a car in the heavy traffic areas, or maybe hit a pedestian in a place not accessible to cars. that sure as hell beats being a...
09-23-09, 09:13 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 21,746
Posted By gelpicorp

blue just ordered, huzzah for short people! i...

blue just ordered, huzzah for short people! i got a 50cm. hope it comes in safe and sound.

once i saw that pic above, i was sold. it looks swank, either with white bits or brown bits. i so...
09-23-09, 05:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,550
Posted By gelpicorp

hey good for you! :thumb: you know this...

hey good for you! :thumb:

you know this thread produced some interesting points and some pretty lame nonsense alike, but the good thing is at least you elevated the issue to people's forefront...
09-23-09, 10:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,550
Posted By gelpicorp

Automobiles are required to come to a complete...

Automobiles are required to come to a complete (non-rolling) stop. i think a foot on ground is the equivalent of a complete stop, so you don't fall over. i'm pretty sure alot of people can't do track...
09-23-09, 07:11 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,550
Posted By gelpicorp

wow. the question is not whether or not a...

wow.

the question is not whether or not a car = bike. obviously they are not the same.

the question is: is a car a user of a road? yes. is a bike a user of the road? yes. is a pedestrian a...
09-22-09, 09:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,550
Posted By gelpicorp

i do agree with this ... campus cops are the...

i do agree with this ... campus cops are the worst, getting your skateboards "impounded", cycling through the grass, locking your bike up to anything but the approved bike locks. they are the...
09-22-09, 09:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,550
Posted By gelpicorp

i figured the laws were written to keep the users...

i figured the laws were written to keep the users of the roadways acting in a uniformly accepted manner thereby ensuring safety for all users.

problems are caused by vehicles (or devices or...
09-22-09, 09:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 20,685
Posted By gelpicorp

hmm... i have some torn cartilage in my left...

hmm... i have some torn cartilage in my left knee, (thanks skateboarding!) i can't run for distance, but i can run enough to play softball. so cycling is my only hope of getting exercise.

i got...
09-22-09, 02:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,550
Posted By gelpicorp

from my experience, i probably wouldn't even say...

from my experience, i probably wouldn't even say you checked to ensure no one was coming.

to them that means you double checked before purposefully breaking a law.

good luck, let us know what...
09-22-09, 02:47 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,550
Posted By gelpicorp

LOL, yeah you got a point there! I bet a beach...

LOL, yeah you got a point there! I bet a beach cruiser would stand a better chance than a tarck bike. whatcha think?
09-22-09, 02:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,550
Posted By gelpicorp

PS ... i made an illegal right turn on red in a...

PS ... i made an illegal right turn on red in a car and the cop and judge didn't give a care that i made sure no cars were coming.
09-22-09, 02:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,550
Posted By gelpicorp

stop signs aim to help cars from hitting each...

stop signs aim to help cars from hitting each other and protect both drivers.

if you blazed through a stop sign and got hit by a car, you'd be dead and the car'd be scratched.

as a lesser...
09-21-09, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,572
Posted By gelpicorp

i prefer to use my bike with no wheels. no...

i prefer to use my bike with no wheels. no dropout wear at all!

seriosly though, abomb, i actually do second your feelings. i've often dream of a force field for my car, but can't work out the...
09-20-09, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,660,749
Posted By gelpicorp

wtf, that's not pbr. beer run fail. :)

wtf, that's not pbr. beer run fail. :)
09-18-09, 10:16 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,039
Posted By gelpicorp

just wondered something ... are all chrome tipped...

just wondered something ... are all chrome tipped bikes like this or bianchi, langster steel, etc ... are the completely chromed underneath the paint?

or just chrome dipped or something. i don't...
09-18-09, 10:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 922
Posted By gelpicorp

basically to bike shop folk,at least here in my...

basically to bike shop folk,at least here in my city, the only bike worth putting a cent into is the new trek carbon plastic fiber peice of scheisse they have for sale on the show room floor.

meh....
09-18-09, 11:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,850
Posted By gelpicorp

don't skimp on the chain. they have loads of...

don't skimp on the chain. they have loads of colorful options out there. no reason to skimp on that at all.

in seriousness, most def. do not skimp on the seat. i did that on a bontrager mtb seat...
09-17-09, 07:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,155
Posted By gelpicorp

aha! thanks, that is interesting. never knew...

aha! thanks, that is interesting. never knew that about those old schwinn frames.
09-16-09, 09:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,185
Posted By gelpicorp

+1 for slip on vans. no laces. plus mine are...

+1 for slip on vans. no laces. plus mine are plaid so it really pisses of the color coordinated spandex bike snobs.
09-16-09, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,155
Posted By gelpicorp

those seats are awesome. i want one. :) rode a...

those seats are awesome. i want one. :) rode a le tour 1976 once that had one on it. very cool.

what's the difference between an electroforged frame and the hi-ten frame?
09-16-09, 02:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,578
Posted By gelpicorp

hey, don't know how long it has been up, but i...

hey, don't know how long it has been up, but i usually go once a day to lust and just noticed it ...

the official full galleries are up for the stripper (white and red)
...
09-15-09, 06:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,578
Posted By gelpicorp

Excellent! Thank you very much sir! That...

Excellent! Thank you very much sir! That orange/chrome bike really does rock my face off.
09-14-09, 08:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,578
Posted By gelpicorp

mike, excellent job on the preview pics! ...

mike,

excellent job on the preview pics! you never dissapoint!!


orange/chrome coming as a complete TT mid-2010? do you have an idea of completebike component specs?

i tell you right now,...
09-14-09, 01:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,336
Posted By gelpicorp

need preview pics of the other colors!! what...

need preview pics of the other colors!! what color did everyone anyone chose?

post pics please when you get them!
09-12-09, 05:16 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,039
Posted By gelpicorp

what i'd like to see is 1 of 2 things: 1....

what i'd like to see is 1 of 2 things:

1. world championship stripes appearing on ONLY a jersey worn by the winner.

-or-

2. people being ok with the fact that is everywhere.

i think #1 is...
09-12-09, 10:06 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,039
Posted By gelpicorp

the gist of my point is this: you can't hold...

the gist of my point is this:

you can't hold people to a double standard. either everyone can use wc stripes or no one can. everyone can wear super bowl gear, or no one can. cycling is no...
09-11-09, 08:06 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,039
Posted By gelpicorp

i don't think any peice of equipment period...

i don't think any peice of equipment period deserves stripes. not a saddle, not a frame, not socks. why? because it isn't about the name brand (who prolly gets there bits from taiwan). it's the...
09-11-09, 07:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,336
Posted By gelpicorp

what about the other colors? any full preview...

what about the other colors? any full preview pics yet?

i can't decide if i want stripper or color/chrome.
09-11-09, 07:23 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,039
Posted By gelpicorp

have there been any official details on the...

have there been any official details on the colors, trim levels, prices on the color/chrome tt's?
09-10-09, 09:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,210
Posted By gelpicorp

the first video footage i saw was on a canadian...

the first video footage i saw was on a canadian news site. it basically had diddly squat in it, for either the victim or the defendant.

(sarcastic) ha. look at the wonderfully beloved ted...
09-10-09, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,660,749
Posted By gelpicorp

nothing like the wtf moment you realize a speck...

nothing like the wtf moment you realize a speck of jasco or jasco-coated paint fleck has hit your skin.

i recommend!
09-10-09, 06:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,210
Posted By gelpicorp

interesting. where i live (baton rouge, la)...

interesting. where i live (baton rouge, la) there is no such thing as bike courriers. the traffic is bad and dangerous for motorist, and bikes are suicide in traffic.

there are two types of...
09-10-09, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,050
Posted By gelpicorp

joe, what year caliente is it? i forgot to ask...

joe, what year caliente is it? i forgot to ask you in the PM.

if the bike is suffiently modern enough, it should have a regular bottom bracket/shell. it may be a funny bottom bracket though,...
09-10-09, 11:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,210
Posted By gelpicorp

this is the first time i've seen this particular...

this is the first time i've seen this particular video. pretty disgusting. :/

i could see that the biker cut off the convertable. but that cutoff in no way could justify hitting him, much less...
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