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05-05-09, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By gregtheripper

redline 925 sizing vs. other brands? does 50 = 54 / medium?

hey, a quick question on sizing for the redline 925. i've looked at the charts quite a bit but would like to get further confirmation...

is the "50" size comparable to a 54 (medium) in a brand...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-08, 07:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,292
Posted By gregtheripper

the assometer might be a farce to some, but i...

the assometer might be a farce to some, but i definitely think it is useful for some people. i like my toupe 143, it's much better than the narrower san marco i had. i like the phenom 143 on my cross...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-08, 05:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,404
Posted By gregtheripper

30ish miles steady, a little under 2 hours. had...

30ish miles steady, a little under 2 hours. had work at noon. finally back on the bike after recovering from a bout of cross induced pneumonia a week ago. Consider that my 2-3 week break before...
07-27-08, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By gregtheripper

mtb races will help you out a lot, last...

mtb races will help you out a lot, last spring/summer, i was purely road, and this summer i've only been racing XC and 24-hour mtb races while doing a lot of training on the road. bike handling is...
07-27-08, 01:56 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,302
Posted By gregtheripper

i've been riding those wheels on my road bike for...

i've been riding those wheels on my road bike for over a year now and they have held up pretty well.
07-16-08, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,682
Posted By gregtheripper

the domain is owned by a shop, i don't think you...

the domain is owned by a shop, i don't think you have to worry about that..
04-10-08, 10:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,378
Posted By gregtheripper

good point. i guess i should amend my comment to...

good point. i guess i should amend my comment to say "track bikes as street bikes," which was my original intention anyways.
04-09-08, 07:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,378
Posted By gregtheripper

the bikes will probably remain, but comparing...

the bikes will probably remain, but comparing them to MTB's is not really valid. track bikes don't really offer any progression. MTB's and the technologies surrounding them have made huge leaps and...
03-25-08, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By gregtheripper

haha, that's funny because that is from the last...

haha, that's funny because that is from the last time that happened...
02-29-08, 04:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,671
Posted By gregtheripper

while i agree that i like definitely prefer trail...

while i agree that i like definitely prefer trail riding with gears i have certainly seen people on single speeds tackle some of the more technical trails we have here in new england. though for a...
02-28-08, 10:25 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,302
Posted By gregtheripper

seriously, the only problem i have with this bike...

seriously, the only problem i have with this bike is the toe straps. colors be damned. fix them so the other strap goes through the pedal, otherwise whats the point of doubles?
02-05-08, 12:55 PM
02-02-08, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,037
Posted By gregtheripper

the pro-tec have a much lower profile, too... ...

the pro-tec have a much lower profile, too...

but if you live in fla i would go with a standard road helmet, for the superior ventilation and lightness.
01-28-08, 04:18 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,302
Posted By gregtheripper

my parts bin single speed winter commuter/cruise...

my parts bin single speed winter commuter/cruise around bike, i'm diggin it.

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i36/gregtheripper/DSC00069.jpg
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01-27-08, 04:52 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,571
Posted By gregtheripper

it was a combination of friends, the internet, a...

it was a combination of friends, the internet, a short hyper-political anarchist phase, a ****ty girlfriend i wanted any excuse to get away from, and dissatisfaction with riding 20 year old road...
01-24-08, 10:03 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 8,947
Posted By gregtheripper

not anymore.. northeastern university,...

not anymore..

northeastern university, though i just graduated in december.
01-20-08, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,716
Posted By gregtheripper

word, the clamp dia on bmx bars is like 22.5 or...

word, the clamp dia on bmx bars is like 22.5 or something like that, but definitely not close enough to 25.4 to make it work. i think there are some riser bars with this diameter, but they are harder...
01-20-08, 01:23 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,855
Posted By gregtheripper

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i36/gregtherippe...

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i36/gregtheripper/thespot.jpg

thanks google.
01-11-08, 04:17 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,140
Posted By gregtheripper

a lot of the messenger kids just aren't into it,...

a lot of the messenger kids just aren't into it, either because they don't care or don't want to look like nerds. the weird thing is some people don't seem to learn from their mistakes. for example,...
01-04-08, 12:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,414
Posted By gregtheripper

ahh, another variation on footdown. very...

ahh, another variation on footdown. very interesting. much better than one we came up with, "no footed foot down." if that sounds like the shortest game ever, that's because it was.
01-03-08, 07:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,985
Posted By gregtheripper

no. some flatland bmx folks use fixed gear,...

no.

some flatland bmx folks use fixed gear, but it's seems to be mostly preference. see the video above. otherwise there is no point to have a fixed gear bmx bike unless you are just ****ing...
01-02-08, 04:35 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,992
Posted By gregtheripper

ahh congrats you two!

ahh congrats you two!
01-02-08, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By gregtheripper

the blue ones are stock on langster "london"...

the blue ones are stock on langster "london" editions, so i'm sure you can get them.

the only difference between the zen and messenger is that the zen is 144 bcd and the mess is 130 bcd. the...
12-24-07, 10:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,036
Posted By gregtheripper

i like how you can hear people laughing in the...

i like how you can hear people laughing in the background at the end. ah, jokey jokes.
12-18-07, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By gregtheripper

theres definitely a foot of frozen snow on the...

theres definitely a foot of frozen snow on the ground right now, and lots of black ice. i'm getting by with my 25c road tires, all about the finesse, though it's annoying since the snow isn't plowed...
12-15-07, 06:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,566
Posted By gregtheripper

i think the irony of this situation is that most...

i think the irony of this situation is that most people with old conversions are riding the gmc denali's of years long past..
12-15-07, 06:28 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,302
Posted By gregtheripper

because the girls that like these guys are also...

because the girls that like these guys are also idiots and you should be glad they are taking themselves out of the picture. saves you the trouble of stabbing eyes (yours or others).
Forum: Commuting
12-15-07, 12:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,581
Posted By gregtheripper

I could leave it in my office most of the time --...

I could leave it in my office most of the time -- but yes, I actually do/did that and know others who do the same, I would never leave mine for longer than 3 hours in one spot though, some people I...
12-09-07, 11:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,767
Posted By gregtheripper

while i don't advocate riding fixed with...

while i don't advocate riding fixed with platforms usually, check out the animal hamilton sealed bmx pedal. replaceable pins, and you can install longer ones for more grip. totally badass pedals....
12-08-07, 11:10 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,302
Posted By gregtheripper

^WOW look someone who drinks beer..

^WOW look someone who drinks beer..
12-07-07, 09:55 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,302
Posted By gregtheripper

that jumpy bike is crazy, but almost seems...

that jumpy bike is crazy, but almost seems overdone? i don't know, i feel like it's going to get all scratched up and stuff, unless all you do is big air tricks.. but it's pretty neat, especially the...
12-04-07, 10:56 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,302
Posted By gregtheripper

no, the complete opposite is true.. time square...

no, the complete opposite is true.. time square pretty much sucks. mostly because of the touristy types, the overpriced chain stores, and the *******s every 2 feet who asks you if you like stand-up...
12-02-07, 10:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,643
Posted By gregtheripper

get whatever you can pro-deal from the shop,...

get whatever you can pro-deal from the shop, seriously.
11-30-07, 10:01 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,157,302
Posted By gregtheripper

the KMC half-link chain is called the pintle....

the KMC half-link chain is called the pintle. it's nice, but the shadow chain is nicer for bmx/park stuff. also, the KMC's masterlink system is just a pin with a cotter, which is kind of strange. for...
11-30-07, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By gregtheripper

definitely go with the sliding dropout. it's...

definitely go with the sliding dropout. it's easier to setup and much more effective.
11-29-07, 10:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,768
Posted By gregtheripper

hell yes. i used to build my own desktops but now...

hell yes. i used to build my own desktops but now i don't give a **** and use my ibook.
11-29-07, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By gregtheripper

surly makes a single speed/disc hub, so does...

surly makes a single speed/disc hub, so does formula i think?
11-28-07, 09:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,012
Posted By gregtheripper

having grown up next to their i strongly agree,...

having grown up next to their i strongly agree, though it seems all their teenagers like to hangout in other towns starbucks parking lots and shoot girls i don't particularly like in the face with...
11-28-07, 09:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,200
Posted By gregtheripper

i did that too, but it was because the bus was...

i did that too, but it was because the bus was laying on the horn while i cut him off with a pizza box on my bars. go figure...

(not advocating these actions in any way)
11-23-07, 10:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,910
Posted By gregtheripper

you pretty much have no idea what you are talking...

you pretty much have no idea what you are talking about.

also, tightening a threadless headset is easy, requires only an allen wrench... plus you don't have to worry about getting the bottom of...
11-23-07, 05:05 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,616
Posted By gregtheripper

seriously, the **** i'm reading here is pretty...

seriously, the **** i'm reading here is pretty silly.

proprietary equipment? like what, the sugino RD cranks? the only proprietary **** on the langster is the integrated headset. speaking of those...
Forum: Commuting
11-18-07, 12:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,053
Posted By gregtheripper

actually, with an electric angle grinder it would...

actually, with an electric angle grinder it would take about two minutes of actual cutting. still, getting to that point is definitely unlikely. this is why the heavier u-locks are worth the money,...
11-18-07, 12:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,577
Posted By gregtheripper

seriously, the most these cost at any lbs is like...

seriously, the most these cost at any lbs is like 35 bucks... are you ****ing kidding me?
11-16-07, 01:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,229
Posted By gregtheripper

the departed race apparently had 8 billion...

the departed race apparently had 8 billion prizes. scott got soo many sponsors it's not even funny.

the sadie hawkins bag i got is nice, though i don't really know if i'll actually use mine day to...
11-16-07, 01:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,122
Posted By gregtheripper

roadies has nothing to do with snobbery. it's...

roadies has nothing to do with snobbery. it's just a term that generally describes people who ride seem to ride bikes purely for fitness (thus, no need for locks, bags, bike clothes are fine since...
11-16-07, 12:37 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,791
Posted By gregtheripper

yeah, but you don't start a crit with a sprint....

yeah, but you don't start a crit with a sprint. you don't even start clipped in, it's basically a rolling start.
11-12-07, 10:33 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,791
Posted By gregtheripper

dan bones, i love it. man this thread is silly. i...

dan bones, i love it. man this thread is silly. i hope you are still doing the rat pack hustle in january, i can't miss any mondays until then sadly :(
11-12-07, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By gregtheripper

actually, a lot of track bike people i know are...

actually, a lot of track bike people i know are getting really into CX.
11-12-07, 06:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,301
Posted By gregtheripper

the only advantage some of these pants have, in...

the only advantage some of these pants have, in my opinion, is the water proof/resistant fabric and chamois pad. i wouldn't pay retail for any of these, though.
11-06-07, 07:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,843
Posted By gregtheripper

seriously though, riding on the sidewalk on your...

seriously though, riding on the sidewalk on your street to just get to your door? not a terrible thing. i do it every day because it's the only reasonable way to get to my apartment from the...
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