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04-17-09, 06:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,138
Posted By In Absentia

I usually use an old pair of Mechanix gloves from...

I usually use an old pair of Mechanix gloves from my days of working on cars all the time. If I need more finger dexterity, I also have a box of really cheap latex gloves, but I've used nitrile exam...
09-25-08, 01:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By In Absentia

I've ordered from them a few times and only had a...

I've ordered from them a few times and only had a problem once: one of my items was backordered. Their customer service via e-mail was top notch. I asked them to just cancel the backordered item and...
Forum: Commuting
06-18-08, 02:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,950
Posted By In Absentia

I can't believe no one has mentioned the Seagull...

I can't believe no one has mentioned the Seagull Black Bag (http://www.seagullbags.com/black/). Definitely the best bag for the money. I don't have one, myself, but every review I've read on these...
05-05-08, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By In Absentia

Who cares? A random list of bottom bracket...

Who cares? A random list of bottom bracket spindle lengths means absolutely nothing to anyone without relevant contextual information.
05-02-08, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,631
Posted By In Absentia

I ordered a Messenger last Wednesday (04/23) and...

I ordered a Messenger last Wednesday (04/23) and received it last Friday (04/25). The only problem was that I ordered orange, but found a blue frame when I opened the box, even though all the labels...
04-29-08, 11:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,052
Posted By In Absentia

We could! :mad:

We could! :mad:
04-29-08, 07:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,052
Posted By In Absentia

I'm 6'4" with about a 35" inseam and I just got a...

I'm 6'4" with about a 35" inseam and I just got a 64 cm Messenger but it's still too small for me; close enough for now, though. I used to have a 61 cm The Hour (the same bike without brakes) and the...
03-08-08, 04:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,461
Posted By In Absentia

When it's warm, I like boxer briefs, but my...

When it's warm, I like boxer briefs, but my favorite for comfort is Smartwool long underwear...
03-02-08, 12:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 694
Posted By In Absentia

Should be "addition". Otherwise, it looks good....

Should be "addition". Otherwise, it looks good. :)

This is a good idea. People have been talking about this for quite a while. I think I've even heard somewhere that Google is planning on doing it...
03-02-08, 12:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 832
Posted By In Absentia

No, it doesn't hurt anything to use the brake....

No, it doesn't hurt anything to use the brake. You can just stop pedaling and let the pedals carry your feet through the rotation while stopping or actively resist the pedal stroke with your legs for...
02-26-08, 11:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,762
Posted By In Absentia

[/quote] [/quote] Reading comprehension. ;) ...

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Reading comprehension. ;)

Edit: And gear down. No reason to start screwing your knees up now, while they're still developing. 17t or 18t cog should be good.
02-26-08, 03:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,327
Posted By In Absentia

Multigrain has more types of grain than just...

Multigrain has more types of grain than just wheat.
02-26-08, 02:58 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,327
Posted By In Absentia

I ****ing love bread, especially sourdough, whole...

I ****ing love bread, especially sourdough, whole wheat, and multigrain. I also love soup in bread bowls.
02-26-08, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 280,506
Posted By In Absentia

WTF?...

WTF? (http://cgi.ebay.com/Fixed-Gear-Bicycle-Track-Bike_W0QQitemZ180219051453QQihZ008QQcategoryZ98084QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem) This guy is nuts. I really hope that no one uses the BIN;...
02-17-08, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,278
Posted By In Absentia

I used to ride a 2-tooth difference (52x19/21)...

I used to ride a 2-tooth difference (52x19/21) and I liked the fairly large difference between the two. The 21 was about 72-73" and the 19 was about 67", I think. I would ride the 21 around on long,...
02-13-08, 04:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,210
Posted By In Absentia

6'4" I have a 61 cm Volpe that's a little...

6'4"

I have a 61 cm Volpe that's a little small, but close enough.

Fixed-wise, I have had a 62 cm Schwinn Super Le Tour conversion, a 61 cm Windsor The Hour, and a 62 cm IRO group buy that were...
02-01-08, 02:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,668
Posted By In Absentia

That bicycle chain does not belong in this forum.

That bicycle chain does not belong in this forum.
Forum: Commuting
01-27-08, 10:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By In Absentia

I use Un-Petroleum (http://www.unpetroleum.com/)....

I use Un-Petroleum (http://www.unpetroleum.com/). It has a similar feel to Chap Stik, but isn't all waxy and it's all natural. They sell it at Whole Foods (at least they do here).
01-26-08, 03:21 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 8,907
Posted By In Absentia

University of Colorado Denver. Lots of FG/SS...

University of Colorado Denver. Lots of FG/SS bikes on campus, but they're not as numerous as the geared bikes.
01-11-08, 12:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,089
Posted By In Absentia

What's "fixie culture?"

What's "fixie culture?"
01-10-08, 09:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,463
Posted By In Absentia

I concur.

I concur.
Forum: Commuting
01-08-08, 05:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By In Absentia

The Cherry Creek Bike Rack...

The Cherry Creek Bike Rack (http://cherrycreekbikerack.com/) in Denver does a lot of what you're talking about. The main downsides are that they don't have lockers or showers and they're really only...
01-07-08, 04:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,412
Posted By In Absentia

For what it's worth, every bike lock study I've...

For what it's worth, every bike lock study I've seen shows Master Locks as being little better than no lock at all, even the thick chains.
01-06-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,727
Posted By In Absentia

Which weather? The past few days that have all...

Which weather? The past few days that have all been close to 60º? ;)
01-04-08, 09:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,102
Posted By In Absentia

Oh, no. Not this again. ;)

Oh, no. Not this again. ;)
01-03-08, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By In Absentia

Agreed. You'll still be ordering it from far...

Agreed. You'll still be ordering it from far away, but you'll at least be supporting a cool local business.
01-02-08, 02:00 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 21,730
Posted By In Absentia

Or, in OSX, it's included. I imagine that you can...

Or, in OSX, it's included. I imagine that you can do it in Vista, too.
01-02-08, 01:59 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 21,730
Posted By In Absentia

Here's mine. SF because I love the skyline and...

Here's mine. SF because I love the skyline and I'm looking forward to moving there when I'm done with school. The image is from the Gigapxl project (http://www.gigapxl.org/).
...
01-01-08, 01:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,492
Posted By In Absentia

**** yes! Their new live album is awesome. :D ...

**** yes! Their new live album is awesome. :D

I would rather be a cyborg, so I'm going with robot.
12-23-07, 04:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,715
Posted By In Absentia

"only kind-of rich" is the new...

"only kind-of rich" is the new "poor!"
12-21-07, 09:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 961
Posted By In Absentia

In the actual city of Denver, it's not bad at...

In the actual city of Denver, it's not bad at all. Even after snowing all day, the roads here are pretty clear. I've been riding almost every day, even while it was snowing and in the aftermath. The...
12-21-07, 12:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,110
Posted By In Absentia

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah opening for Of Montreal....

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah opening for Of Montreal. And Of Montreal would cover Rage Against the Machine's Killing in the Name during the encore. Maybe the Decemberists would be there, too, but only if...
12-20-07, 03:18 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,269
Posted By In Absentia

+Merckx Maybe he'd give me a free bike. :D

+Merckx

Maybe he'd give me a free bike. :D
12-18-07, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 738
Posted By In Absentia

Lisa needs braces! I love my Open Pros....

Lisa needs braces!

I love my Open Pros. Never ridden Deep-Vs, though, so I can't compare them. My Formula/OP wheels feel pretty light, however, and the quality of OPs is noticeable.

I also...
12-18-07, 04:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,134
Posted By In Absentia

That was s_9 at Monstertrack 6...

That was s_9 at Monstertrack 6 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZVNXeJTzk8). I remember when that video came out. Good times. :D
Forum: Commuting
12-17-07, 10:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 662
Posted By In Absentia

When it's not winter, I run 700x28 Gatorskins at...

When it's not winter, I run 700x28 Gatorskins at 120 psi, though the recommended max is 116. I weigh almost 300 lbs and have had almost no flats in more than a year with these tires. You should...
12-17-07, 09:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,693
Posted By In Absentia

It's a nice, smooth ride and I enjoyed mine a...

It's a nice, smooth ride and I enjoyed mine a lot, but it's just too small (62 cm, no option for a better size), so I'm selling it. I wish I could have made it work. :(
12-17-07, 09:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,067
Posted By In Absentia

It's not that big of a problem. It'll probably be...

It's not that big of a problem. It'll probably be a little noisy and you'll probably have to replace your chain slightly more frequently. I haven't had any major problems with mine, even running an...
12-14-07, 02:07 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 16,291
Posted By In Absentia

Agreed, but for being able to mount fenders while...

Agreed, but for being able to mount fenders while still being able to remove the rear wheel.
12-14-07, 02:04 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 16,291
Posted By In Absentia

+purple +blue

+purple
+blue
12-12-07, 02:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,055
Posted By In Absentia

Maybe that had something to do with it. It just...

Maybe that had something to do with it. It just took ten years to get out of my system. :D
12-12-07, 05:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,055
Posted By In Absentia

You lucky bastard. I used to have cool dreams...

You lucky bastard. I used to have cool dreams like that. I was always excited about going to sleep because I couldn't wait to see what kind of crazy **** I was going to dream about.

Now my life is...
12-12-07, 05:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,863
Posted By In Absentia

I just bite it in twain with my teeth, then file...

I just bite it in twain with my teeth, then file it smooth on my beard stubble.
12-12-07, 05:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,055
Posted By In Absentia

I dreamt that I was playing Rock Band with...

I dreamt that I was playing Rock Band with friends, but all of the instruments were real instruments, just plugged into the Xbox. I was playing the drums. Perfectly. Then, back in the real world, my...
12-07-07, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,491
Posted By In Absentia

Scott at Salvagetti (http://www.salvagetti.com/)...

Scott at Salvagetti (http://www.salvagetti.com/) builds good wheels, but I don't know if he does performance wheels much; I think he mostly does higher spoke count, commuter-style wheels. It's...
12-06-07, 02:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By In Absentia

Start with the length of the current spindle. If...

Start with the length of the current spindle. If it's a road double, subtract 8 mm and that will usually be the spindle length you need for a 42 mm track-standard chainline using the outer chainring...
12-05-07, 02:48 AM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 280,506
Posted By In Absentia

Blue Steel? ...

Blue Steel?
http://img187.imageshack.us/img187/6479/zoolanderfaceha6.jpg

Anyway, as to my actual contribution to the thread: Bitter (http://denver.craigslist.org/bik/498082699.html)?
12-05-07, 01:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,980
Posted By In Absentia

I could probably transfer somewhere, but I...

I could probably transfer somewhere, but I wouldn't have cheap in-state tuition and I'd probably have to retake a bunch of core credits. It's cool, though. I'm enjoying Denver for now and I know I'll...
12-05-07, 12:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,980
Posted By In Absentia

I envy you; I still have about two more years...

I envy you; I still have about two more years left on my undergrad before I can move out there. I hope your move goes smoothly.
12-04-07, 03:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,035
Posted By In Absentia

Voila...

Voila (http://www.mappel.de/sound/bike_brands.mp3)! According to the pronunciation mp3, it's more like chä´-chə (or chah-chuh), but the middle consonant is kind of halfway between ä and ō. That is,...
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