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Forum: Framebuilders
10-22-09, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By Samwiches

For smaller details like stamped stays you can ...

For smaller details like stamped stays you can simply lay down the paint with a brush and remove the surface paint squeegy style.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-09, 01:52 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,633
Posted By Samwiches

I've always gone to barbers. They cut my hair...

I've always gone to barbers. They cut my hair short.
10-09-09, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By Samwiches

Probably a mid/late 90's model. The seat stays...

Probably a mid/late 90's model. The seat stays are in a fastback configuration. The fork is a unicrown.

Can you show some pics of exactly how oval that downtube is?
10-08-09, 04:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,260
Posted By Samwiches

Saddle position should be adjusted for pedaling...

Saddle position should be adjusted for pedaling issues, not ass comfort.

The first thing you should look at is your stem/frame--one or both may be too long, so you'd slide forward with too much...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-09, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By Samwiches

Score. Whatever you do don't tell them. Don't...

Score. Whatever you do don't tell them. Don't even go back for the bar tape.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-09, 12:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,210
Posted By Samwiches

Huh? I don't see where I've characterized myself...

Huh? I don't see where I've characterized myself that way. I don't give a crap.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-09, 12:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,210
Posted By Samwiches

Well, at least that attitude here would seem to...

Well, at least that attitude here would seem to come from riders who are able to even attempt to get all they can out of a bike, and not a kid who should be breezing around on a BMX.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-09, 12:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,210
Posted By Samwiches

I post in SSFG from time to time, though after a...

I post in SSFG from time to time, though after a few short months I'm about to give up on using the internet at all to discuss mine and other FG bikes--the trendiness (and ignorance) online is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-09, 12:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,567
Posted By Samwiches

Not likely. What's described in the original...

Not likely.

What's described in the original post is a cab ride.

What would be more interesting is roadside assistance like AAA/Napa, but then a ride to the nearest bike shop is more practical.
10-07-09, 11:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,025
Posted By Samwiches

I just saw the decal. That's a crazy design for...

I just saw the decal. That's a crazy design for steel.
10-07-09, 11:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,025
Posted By Samwiches

I don't know, but that Cinelli is probably...

I don't know, but that Cinelli is probably Aluminum.
09-30-09, 09:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,507
Posted By Samwiches

I don't think overstocked parts means random...

I don't think overstocked parts means random stuff. I would take their word for it, that they have overstocked parts.
09-30-09, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By Samwiches

Whoops. Live and learn, Newb. Why don't you send...

Whoops. Live and learn, Newb. Why don't you send that headset over here to someone who knows what to do with it?
09-30-09, 09:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,686
Posted By Samwiches

You'd better have some very low spoke counts on...

You'd better have some very low spoke counts on rims that deep. That's the whole point.
09-30-09, 09:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,507
Posted By Samwiches

All those bikes are fine and priced right. I have...

All those bikes are fine and priced right. I have no idea how the WT is spec'd besides some Alex wheels with 6061 AL rims (aircraft grade I believe), but the IRO should come with Velocity wheels and...
09-30-09, 09:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,118
Posted By Samwiches

I've figured out what this forum is about: people...

I've figured out what this forum is about: people justifying their purchases with either elitism if high-priced, or delusion if junk.
09-30-09, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By Samwiches

Keep in mind, it is possible to powder coat quite...

Keep in mind, it is possible to powder coat quite poorly. I would check some work they've done first.
09-30-09, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By Samwiches

Works in IE8 too. IRO fixie -...

Works in IE8 too.





IRO fixie - $350 (watsonville)

Date: 2009-09-29, 6:37PM PDT
Reply to: sale-jqddp-1399000252@craigslist.org...
09-30-09, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By Samwiches

You can just drag a highlight across the entire...

You can just drag a highlight across the entire page, including pics, then just copy paste down in the Quick Reply section. All formatting and images should be intact.






Girls 12" Bike -...
09-30-09, 01:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,118
Posted By Samwiches

I'm surprised how mild the reaction to the...

I'm surprised how mild the reaction to the pricing is. It's utterly absurd to ask $700+ for an ugly frame and totally generic components.
09-29-09, 06:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,996
Posted By Samwiches

I use an 8 speed and a double crank. Now, maybe...

I use an 8 speed and a double crank. Now, maybe I've got it wrong, but on the road I sure don't shift shift the front much, if ever. I just stay on the 39t ring, usually on the 13t or 14t cog, then...
09-29-09, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By Samwiches

Durability would be the most important factor,...

Durability would be the most important factor, and sealed or non-sealed would fit into that category.

But weight should be the most obvious answer--a few nicer Campy and Tange headsets are around...
09-29-09, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By Samwiches

OH jeez.. which ends of this brake cable are Shimano and Campagnolo?

Sorry, but this Jagwire cable is marked "CC" on both ends (one is supposed to be marked with an "S").

Which side of this image has the Shimano end? Is it the round or flat nipple?

And does...
09-29-09, 03:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,796
Posted By Samwiches

You can feel safe that there are no better deals...

You can feel safe that there are no better deals than BWW.
09-29-09, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 914
Posted By Samwiches

Any dropout should have plenty of room. Size your...

Any dropout should have plenty of room. Size your chain to the larger cog and you should be able to have a 4 tooth difference, even with a compact dropout.
09-29-09, 02:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,118
Posted By Samwiches

They ought to be very cheap. The dropout...

They ought to be very cheap.

The dropout welds look messy in their own pics. The halfway integrated headset cup in the bottom of the headtube looks wrong, like it's missing the lower bearing cage...
09-28-09, 04:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,896
Posted By Samwiches

Bottom tube decals need to be placed more toward...

Bottom tube decals need to be placed more toward the top of the tube than directly on the side.
09-27-09, 10:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,376
Posted By Samwiches

Did you ask Eddie what he thinks about all of...

Did you ask Eddie what he thinks about all of this?
09-27-09, 10:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,221
Posted By Samwiches

Tange Vantage? I got mine used on ebay for about...

Tange Vantage? I got mine used on ebay for about $35 shipped. It's sealed, has a short stack, is actually about 105g (advertised 90g) and looks perfectly normal.
...
09-26-09, 06:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,843
Posted By Samwiches

Just go ride into a bus.

Just go ride into a bus.
09-25-09, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By Samwiches

Yeah, same timeline for me. 7yo: Schwinn...

Yeah, same timeline for me.

7yo: Schwinn Predator
10yo: GT Performer
13yo: Specialized Rock Hopper
19yo: Haro SR 24
Today: Many road and track bikes
09-22-09, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By Samwiches

Cycling Related Jobs forum: can't post a new thread

http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdisplay.php?f=278

It says the sub-forum is available to all users, premium or not but when I click to start a thread I'm taken to the subscription/order page.
Replies: 17
Views: 887
Posted By Samwiches

I listed them as C-Record and took a $70 BIN that...

I listed them as C-Record and took a $70 BIN that I had added the last day of the auction.
09-18-09, 09:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,840
Posted By Samwiches

Once you have some ripped legs that can let you...

Once you have some ripped legs that can let you flex wheels and cranks from the saddle, and make a fully serviced BB creak, then you can start thinking about higher end parts.

Really, anyone...
09-16-09, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 518
Posted By Samwiches

The kind whose customers don't consider that...

The kind whose customers don't consider that porn. (edited by moderator)
09-16-09, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By Samwiches

You might have 24mm levers on a 23.8mm bar, but...

You might have 24mm levers on a 23.8mm bar, but that would be weird. I think all other clamp/bar combinations would be too different for your issue not to be obvious.

You could use a strip of...
09-16-09, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By Samwiches

Full screen in 300dpi is about as high as you'd...

Full screen in 300dpi is about as high as you'd need for a larger print.
09-15-09, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Samwiches

I'm not sure anyone knows what happened. You...

I'm not sure anyone knows what happened. You should post some very clear pictures.
09-14-09, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20,089
Views: 3,355,981
Posted By Samwiches

The easiest way is just: "23in in cm"

The easiest way is just: "23in in cm"
09-11-09, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By Samwiches

I have these on the same way. The bottle cage...

I have these on the same way. The bottle cage mounts make the imaginary line between the tops of each side.
09-11-09, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Samwiches

For an idea, either of these would be better to...

For an idea, either of these would be better to start with and are probably more your size. The Centurion has a pretty good price for a full road bike around your area--you can trade out the geared...
09-11-09, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Samwiches

That's the wrong inseam--not your true inseam....

That's the wrong inseam--not your true inseam. You need to do like in this pic, but it would be easier with your back to the wall:

http://www.veloweb.ca/jpegs/healthandfit/fitpics/inseam.jpg
...
09-11-09, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By Samwiches

It's not pain from behind your knees, is it?...

It's not pain from behind your knees, is it? Cause that would be strained hamstrings.

In any case, rather than slowing with your legs you might want to use skids instead, until your hammies are...
09-11-09, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Samwiches

The image on Schwinn.com has a 115.

The image on Schwinn.com has a 115.
09-11-09, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,159
Posted By Samwiches

Isn't the whole idea of half-radial to strengthen...

Isn't the whole idea of half-radial to strengthen dished wheels? He said there is no dish.
09-11-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Samwiches

I had a pinched dropout that did that to my...

I had a pinched dropout that did that to my wheel, but it was so slight that the skewers covered up the gap completely. I just levered it out with a screwdriver and it's been fine.
09-11-09, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By Samwiches

Oh, I hate celeste, that's why I stripped off all...

Oh, I hate celeste, that's why I stripped off all the original paint and decals.
09-11-09, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,032
Posted By Samwiches

Real pretty.

Real pretty.
09-11-09, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,670
Posted By Samwiches

Also, if there aren't any cable stops at all I...

Also, if there aren't any cable stops at all I would suggest cable housing to match the paint cause all those lines are terrible. Or are there routing techniques to help with that?
09-11-09, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By Samwiches

I don't know but I'd like to see photos cause I'm...

I don't know but I'd like to see photos cause I'm curious.
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