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09-10-08, 03:01 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,565
Posted By SuperVillain

1. Yes 2. Angus or Mark V Pro 3. Cream 4....

1. Yes
2. Angus or Mark V Pro
3. Cream
4. Frame only
08-31-08, 03:12 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 463,191
Posted By SuperVillain

Have: Various single Shimano clips. Maybe...

Have:

Various single Shimano clips. Maybe one of yours broke?
http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m185/drulecue/misc%20bikes/DSC01355.jpg
M resin in excellent shape, L resin in excellent shape, L...
07-18-08, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2,546
Views: 348,113
Posted By SuperVillain

Not mine, but I just finished building it up for...

Not mine, but I just finished building it up for my sister. It's her first real bike. She's 11 and the idea is that she'll grow into it and be able to ride it through her teens.
...
07-09-08, 08:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,747
Posted By SuperVillain

It's the zen thing, stupid.

It's the zen thing, stupid.
07-09-08, 07:53 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,083
Posted By SuperVillain

It's a lot easier at first if you use your front...

It's a lot easier at first if you use your front brake at the same time. Then you can transition to doing it without. Running narrow low-tread tires helps too, of course.
07-09-08, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,566,647
Posted By SuperVillain

Mor Pics Plz Or Stfu Thx Ok Bai

Mor Pics Plz Or Stfu Thx Ok Bai
07-08-08, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,004
Posted By SuperVillain

Hsing Lung (HL) makes/made a pair. I believe...

Hsing Lung (HL) makes/made a pair. I believe that's what this guy (http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2008/july/2/ReynaldoTortoledo.htm) has, you could ask him.

Edit: Wait, here's...
07-06-08, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,156
Posted By SuperVillain

Pink chain, paisley TT pad.

Pink chain, paisley TT pad.
07-05-08, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,804
Posted By SuperVillain

I can't say enough good things about the Syntace...

I can't say enough good things about the Syntace Stratos bullhorns. So ergo and comfortable, three solid hand positions, shotpeened aluminum, just make sure you put strips of duct tape over the cable...
07-04-08, 12:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,691
Posted By SuperVillain

Indianapolis, too.

Indianapolis, too.
07-04-08, 12:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,241
Posted By SuperVillain

Yes, if like me you're obsessed with having...

Yes, if like me you're obsessed with having perfect chain tension. If not, most people seem to get by fine without them.
07-04-08, 02:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,559
Posted By SuperVillain

Silver components, white saddle, bar tape, and...

Silver components, white saddle, bar tape, and maybe rims, with toe straps that match the yellow of the lug detailing. Tanwall tires could work.
07-04-08, 02:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By SuperVillain

I can't wait to let my fixie loose all over LA. I...

I can't wait to let my fixie loose all over LA. I already did DC and they got to know my fixie means business when it drops.
07-02-08, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By SuperVillain

If you're spending that kind of money on Sugino...

If you're spending that kind of money on Sugino 75s, might as well get the BB that is made to go with them.
07-02-08, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By SuperVillain

Just get some orange Ourys and things will start...

Just get some orange Ourys and things will start to make sense.
07-02-08, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,686
Posted By SuperVillain

Not jealous, just saying it's something to...

Not jealous, just saying it's something to consider. I know a guy who snapped one of his chainstays from normal riding, and Ive seen a couple busted ones come through the local thriftstore, which get...
07-02-08, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,686
Posted By SuperVillain

You must be lucky or light, based on the amount...

You must be lucky or light, based on the amount of aluminum Technium failures I've seen both online and in person.
07-02-08, 01:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,118
Posted By SuperVillain

I saw this thing the other day, the hamster dance...

I saw this thing the other day, the hamster dance or whatever. So funny. Let me see if I can find it in my Netscape cache. After I finish listening to Tupac's new album. And fill up my gas tank for...
07-02-08, 12:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,686
Posted By SuperVillain

Is it aluminum? If so, clean it up and sell it....

Is it aluminum? If so, clean it up and sell it. Those things have a way of snapping into pieces.
07-01-08, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,319
Posted By SuperVillain

Iro

Iro
07-01-08, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By SuperVillain

I was gonna suggest the Fuji Obey, but you were...

I was gonna suggest the Fuji Obey, but you were kidding.

It would probably be cheaper to buy the Steamroller complete and sell off the parts you don't want to fund the upgrades.
06-30-08, 11:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,800
Posted By SuperVillain

Yea, that pretty much says it.

Yea, that pretty much says it.
06-30-08, 06:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,800
Posted By SuperVillain

Holy crap did I start a thread.

Holy crap did I start a thread.
06-30-08, 09:37 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 66,126
Posted By SuperVillain

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m185/drulecue/I...

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m185/drulecue/IRO%20BFSSFGGB/DSC01176.jpg
The saddle has been switched to my trusty old Vetta.
06-30-08, 08:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,800
Posted By SuperVillain

Atlanta Police vs. Critical Mass

They actually followed the ride through town and were ticketing anyone who ran a red light.

http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-40338

:colbert:
06-16-08, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By SuperVillain

$250 ballpark for a solid conversion.

$250 ballpark for a solid conversion.
06-12-08, 09:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,250
Posted By SuperVillain

The standard stuff: -rack -panniers -good...

The standard stuff:
-rack
-panniers
-good saddle
-chamois
-padded cycling gloves
-moisture-wicking jersey, socks, etc
-comfortable shoes
-decent sunglasses
-extra toe straps
06-12-08, 01:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,015
Posted By SuperVillain

Do you know any words that rhyme with aluminum?...

Do you know any words that rhyme with aluminum? Didn't think so. You have your answer.
06-12-08, 12:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 902
Posted By SuperVillain

I'd recommend Budget Bicycles on Regent St (west...

I'd recommend Budget Bicycles on Regent St (west side). They have 4 shops in a 3 block area, I believe the one furthest west is the one you need to go to. Last time I was there they had some SE...
06-09-08, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By SuperVillain

I heard from an unbiased third party who was in...

I heard from an unbiased third party who was in the room at the time that she did in fact say something to that extent. So there you go.
06-06-08, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By SuperVillain

Shoe Goo and Gorilla Glue have both worked great...

Shoe Goo and Gorilla Glue have both worked great for me, on a Turbo, an Avocet, a Terry (Selle Italia), and a Vetta - all leather.


That fisting saddle is horrifying. You have some nerve.
06-05-08, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By SuperVillain

Okaaay!?!

Okaaay!?!
06-05-08, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 823
Posted By SuperVillain

Measure your chainline, with a ruler. If it's...

Measure your chainline, with a ruler. If it's more than 3-4 mm off, that could be the source. If not, then it's just the way that some chains and cog fit together. In my experience, the quietest...
06-04-08, 11:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,320
Posted By SuperVillain

I speed-solved a rubix cube once, by taking it...

I speed-solved a rubix cube once, by taking it apart. Piece of cake.
06-04-08, 11:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,194
Posted By SuperVillain

Looks like fun, but it's basically a brand new...

Looks like fun, but it's basically a brand new beater. Fine if you have the money to burn, but if not I would just build up an old rigid MTB frame to use as a kick-around bike.
05-28-08, 08:14 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,184,850
Posted By SuperVillain

Not bad, just wrap them bars and get a real...

Not bad, just wrap them bars and get a real wall-mounted bike rack before that door closer chews up your rim. At least a rubberized hook.

Also, Oldboy!
05-28-08, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,184,850
Posted By SuperVillain

Thanks benbammens and phoenix!

Thanks benbammens and phoenix!
05-28-08, 08:46 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,184,850
Posted By SuperVillain

Because I needed a sturdy commuter/tourer and...

Because I needed a sturdy commuter/tourer and can't afford a Steamroller:

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m185/drulecue/misc%20bikes/5d80f68d.jpg
...
05-27-08, 12:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,730
Posted By SuperVillain

I don't know if it's a college town thing, but...

I don't know if it's a college town thing, but around here bikes get stolen more for drunken joyrides than for flipping. Lots of people will go into bars or cafes and leave their bikes unlocked out...
05-26-08, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By SuperVillain

Bontrager makes some, but I've only seen them in...

Bontrager makes some, but I've only seen them in wide sizes.
05-26-08, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,876
Posted By SuperVillain

Here's mine: ...

Here's mine:

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m185/drulecue/misc%20bikes/5d80f68d.jpg

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m185/drulecue/misc%20bikes/bbaff75e.jpg

I've got some 28c Panaracer...
05-26-08, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By SuperVillain

Completely untrue. 3/32" chain on a 1/8" cog is...

Completely untrue. 3/32" chain on a 1/8" cog is another story.

You should have no trouble selling a brand new 1/8" cog and buying a 3/32" cog to replace it. That's what I would do in your...
05-26-08, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By SuperVillain

I recommend getting used to it.

I recommend getting used to it.
05-26-08, 07:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,732
Posted By SuperVillain

I meant in terms of the perception of quality...

I meant in terms of the perception of quality associated with a "Made in..." label. As I'm sure you know, "Made in Japan" was perceived as an indicator of low quality until the early 80s, when it...
05-25-08, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,575
Posted By SuperVillain

^^^ Just make sure to use a rubber shim, a piece...

^^^ Just make sure to use a rubber shim, a piece of innertube or something with those if you care about your paintjob.

That QR adapter is pretty neat. I wonder if you can retrofit it for use with...
05-25-08, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,575
Posted By SuperVillain

If your seat stays are long enough, you might be...

If your seat stays are long enough, you might be able to use rubberized metal electrical clamps top and bottom. Or just use them at the top and drill holes in the upper part of your track ends (if...
05-25-08, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,575
Posted By SuperVillain

Have you already bought the panniers? A large...

Have you already bought the panniers? A large saddle bag with a ViVa support brace might be a good option. http://www.velo-orange.com/bapaandba.html
05-25-08, 05:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,732
Posted By SuperVillain

10 years from now, "Made in Taiwan" will be the...

10 years from now, "Made in Taiwan" will be the new "Made in Japan."

And for that matter, "Designed in India" will be the new "Engineered in Germany."

At any rate, the only way to determine if...
05-25-08, 04:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,254
Posted By SuperVillain

I love my white Regal, super classy and quite...

I love my white Regal, super classy and quite comfortable (with chamois).

I also have an older black Vetta that's even more comfortable (again, with chamois), and I know you can get them in...
05-25-08, 12:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,732
Posted By SuperVillain

Gah! Why must you put such an annoying jingle...

Gah! Why must you put such an annoying jingle back into my head?
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