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07-25-10, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By brokenrobot

Can you help identify these brakes?

These came off of a frankenbike Kabuki some time ago, and have been sitting in my parts box ever since. If you have a guess as to what they are, I'd like to hear it! I'm guessing some variety of...
Forum: Northeast
07-12-08, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By brokenrobot

Cheap CO2 in NYC?

Anybody know where to get co2 carts cheap in the city? I'm used to using the kind made for BB guns (much cheaper than the bike-specific ones), but since BB guns are regulated in the City, haven't...
Forum: Southeast
01-03-08, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By brokenrobot

I'll be in NOLA for a couple weeks in May and all...

I'll be in NOLA for a couple weeks in May and all of June... If you have good ride hints, please drop me a line!
01-03-08, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By brokenrobot

1" disc fork?

I've been looking a while... Anybody know where to find a decent, reasonably-priced 1" 700C fork that will take a disc brake?

Thanks!

-Chris
01-03-08, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By brokenrobot

Yes, and probably VERY quickly. My 15W in a...

Yes, and probably VERY quickly. My 15W in a waterproof nylon shell gets too hot to touch the casing in under 5 minutes unless it's below freezing out.
01-03-08, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By brokenrobot

Where to find 1" 700C fork for disc brake?

Hey, guys -

I'm on the hunt for a source for a 1" fork, preferably threaded, that will take a 700C wheel and a disc brake. Any ideas? I know I've seen them in the past, but all I seem able to...
08-10-07, 03:18 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,384
Posted By brokenrobot

AAA does NOT in fact offer bike services, despite...

AAA does NOT in fact offer bike services, despite whatever a salesperson might have said; call the service number and ask for service, and you'll learn that really quickly. They also lobby hard...
08-10-07, 10:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,397
Posted By brokenrobot

Fixed!

Fixed!
08-10-07, 10:06 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,397
Posted By brokenrobot

Naw, I just LIVE there, and that's temporary ;)

Naw, I just LIVE there, and that's temporary ;)
08-10-07, 09:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,397
Posted By brokenrobot

But they're clearly labeled on the site as...

But they're clearly labeled on the site as "toys". Expensive toys, to be sure, but still.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-07, 06:55 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,837
Posted By brokenrobot

Well, the BIG problem with biofuels is that we...

Well, the BIG problem with biofuels is that we are dependent on fossil fuels for the chemical fertilizer we use to grow them. We don't have enough farmers or enough active farmland to support...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-07, 06:50 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,837
Posted By brokenrobot

Just so we're clear: you do believe in science,...

Just so we're clear: you do believe in science, right? At least insofar as oil and coal are FOSSIL fuels, from billions of years of ancient plant life, and not miracles from God hidden under the...
08-10-07, 06:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,031
Posted By brokenrobot

You're damn lucky - one of the very few who...

You're damn lucky - one of the very few who manages to get the Brooklyn PD to take an accident report for a bike / car crash. And it sounds like you're doing everything right so far. Yes, definitely...
08-09-07, 10:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,397
Posted By brokenrobot

Did you see the news yesterday about China's...

Did you see the news yesterday about China's having decided to use our debt and their ability to crash the dollar to influence US foreign policy? Interesting stuff... What about the news last week...
07-24-07, 06:04 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 77,026
Posted By brokenrobot

Your pics are on lockdown.

Your pics are on lockdown.
07-23-07, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,313
Posted By brokenrobot

That's a bad photo of pink.

That's a bad photo of pink.
Forum: Commuting
07-23-07, 01:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,139
Posted By brokenrobot

A lot of people here will despise that bike, and...

A lot of people here will despise that bike, and it's probably not quite as good a buy as you can find in a used bike at the same price... but at less than half the cost of a low-end bike store...
07-21-07, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 463,237
Posted By brokenrobot

Have a variety of stuff... anyone in NYC have an...

Have a variety of stuff... anyone in NYC have an extra pair of aero brake levers?
04-08-07, 08:27 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,055
Posted By brokenrobot

I do not think that word means what you think it...

I do not think that word means what you think it means.
04-08-07, 08:25 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 4,898
Posted By brokenrobot

Excellent summary. If only every cyclist...

Excellent summary.

If only every cyclist would recognize the supremacy of the car, every driver would almost certainly switch to a bike! Right, catatonic?
Forum: Foo
04-07-07, 03:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 461
Posted By brokenrobot

There's no difference. Kiefer's just a cover for...

There's no difference. Kiefer's just a cover for Jack.
04-07-07, 03:53 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 4,898
Posted By brokenrobot

Then let's not start with "everyone who breaks...

Then let's not start with "everyone who breaks laws on their rides is bad for cycling."
04-07-07, 01:30 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,055
Posted By brokenrobot

Everyone is someone's family.

Everyone is someone's family.
04-07-07, 01:28 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 4,898
Posted By brokenrobot

Just like 90% or more of all cyclists in the US....

Just like 90% or more of all cyclists in the US. How many can really claim to have stopped at every stop sign they've ever come across, regardless of traffic conditions?

Can you? Honestly?
Forum: Foo
04-07-07, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 461
Posted By brokenrobot

OH MAN! I hope they get some kind of conjoined...

OH MAN! I hope they get some kind of conjoined Robocop suit!
Forum: Commuting
04-07-07, 08:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,710
Posted By brokenrobot

Heal fast!

Heal fast!
04-07-07, 08:47 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 10,639
Posted By brokenrobot

Maybe it's just the beady eyes, but I suspect the...

Maybe it's just the beady eyes, but I suspect the family tree might not have an excess of branches...
04-07-07, 08:44 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 10,639
Posted By brokenrobot

I have my suspicions that a certain bird who's...

I have my suspicions that a certain bird who's new around here - and particularly offensive - might be a "friend" of some more-familiar poster. Might not be HH... but then again, who knows?
04-07-07, 08:41 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 10,639
Posted By brokenrobot

In NYC, an ambulance ride is absolutely a...

In NYC, an ambulance ride is absolutely a requirement. Not in print anywhere I've been able to find it, but in practice. I have no experience with SFO, so it may not be the case there.
04-07-07, 08:34 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,264
Posted By brokenrobot

My condolences to everyone who knew the victim....

My condolences to everyone who knew the victim. Every rider killed is a loss to all of us.
Forum: Foo
04-07-07, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 461
Posted By brokenrobot

He'd better die. I was just hoping it would be...

He'd better die. I was just hoping it would be at the end of last season, so Curtis could take over.
04-05-07, 07:22 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 10,639
Posted By brokenrobot

How many times have you been hit? How many times...

How many times have you been hit? How many times have you successfully gotten the police to take a report afterward? At least in my experience, it's VERY VERY difficult to get a police report taken;...
04-01-07, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By brokenrobot

I don't like flatbush going east. Go south after...

I don't like flatbush going east. Go south after you cross the bridge, then ride to 7th. Flatbush going east / south / whatever just gives me a bad feeling - don't really know why.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-07, 10:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,084
Posted By brokenrobot

Same owner; check whois. Somebody called velotech.

Same owner; check whois. Somebody called velotech.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-07, 10:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,084
Posted By brokenrobot

There's a community here of irrational people who...

There's a community here of irrational people who absolutely HATE a particular company for reasons that are beyond me, and some of them mistakenly thought that your post was about the shop they hate....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-07, 10:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,084
Posted By brokenrobot

You're an ABH shill!

You're an ABH shill!
Forum: Foo
03-30-07, 05:28 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,155
Posted By brokenrobot

Well, that's the price we pay for a century of...

Well, that's the price we pay for a century of government price-fixing in the sugar industry...
03-20-07, 08:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,863
Posted By brokenrobot

That's a high-dollar find by my standards, for...

That's a high-dollar find by my standards, for sure... the cranks alone go for WELL over $200, frame will go at least that high...
03-18-07, 09:28 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 56,904
Posted By brokenrobot

I think it's important for everyone to...

I think it's important for everyone to differentiate between discussion and never-ending one-sided monologues designed to stifle discussion and "win" every argument by attrition.
03-18-07, 09:25 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 56,904
Posted By brokenrobot

Yes, please! And it would be terrific if users...

Yes, please! And it would be terrific if users who didn't join that subforum could hide new posts in it from the general "Show New Posts" search, just the way P&R works now...
03-17-07, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By brokenrobot

Hooray! Now if we could just come to an...

Hooray! Now if we could just come to an agreement whereby certain VC people would stay out of car-free in exchange for certain car-free people staying out of this new subforum, this board would be...
03-17-07, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,119
Posted By brokenrobot

Exactly. One such policy might be public...

Exactly. One such policy might be public hangings of people who ride motorcycles on sidewalks - that ought to discourage this outrageous behavior, I should think!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-07, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 562
Posted By brokenrobot

Do they fit inside (or around) your hollow screws?

Do they fit inside (or around) your hollow screws?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-07, 03:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,416
Posted By brokenrobot

It's always disappointing when the homophobes...

It's always disappointing when the homophobes turn an otherwise interesting thread into a circlejerk.
Forum: Commuting
02-27-07, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,181
Posted By brokenrobot

I cut a pair purchased a year ago with a dremel...

I cut a pair purchased a year ago with a dremel so they'd fit better between my fork blades - and I can promise you they had a metal core; I've still got a scar from the dremel blade ricocheting off...
02-25-07, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,139
Posted By brokenrobot

There's a new user on here looking for FFS spare...

There's a new user on here looking for FFS spare parts... don't throw that stuff out, either of you, without looking for his post!
02-24-07, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,539
Views: 69,003
Posted By brokenrobot

Not true. Mods can be vinced - I've seen it.

Not true. Mods can be vinced - I've seen it.
Forum: Commuting
02-24-07, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,181
Posted By brokenrobot

Planet Bike's older versions have a metal inner...

Planet Bike's older versions have a metal inner layer; sounds like these new ones have aluminum exteriors.
02-24-07, 12:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,589
Posted By brokenrobot

So Ricky, what's the deal? Do you sell locally...

So Ricky, what's the deal? Do you sell locally only, or can you ship? I haven't figured out what to do about wheels - so PM me!
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