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08-23-10, 08:35 PM
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Posted By Ill Mitch

Ummmm... No. I really hope you're not...

Ummmm... No.


I really hope you're not serious.
03-28-10, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2,464
Views: 143,742
Posted By Ill Mitch

Well, Ed started his own shop, I'm just the...

Well, Ed started his own shop, I'm just the mechanic. :)

When are you coming back?
03-25-10, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,464
Views: 143,742
Posted By Ill Mitch

Congrats man! :)

Congrats man! :)
03-25-10, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,464
Views: 143,742
Posted By Ill Mitch

Hey guys, long time no post, how's it going? ...

Hey guys, long time no post, how's it going?

We've just opened a new shop in Liberty Village, Liberty Street Cyclery. (http://libertycyclery.com/) Still getting everything set up and getting more...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-09, 11:37 PM
Replies: 26,479
Views: 16,205,109
Posted By Ill Mitch

Brakes and derailleurs always need some adjusting...

Brakes and derailleurs always need some adjusting out of the box, and usually the wheels need a bit of truing.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-09, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By Ill Mitch

Get this one, much better and will last a long...

Get this one, much better and will last a long time.

http://www.parktool.com/products/detail.asp?cat=26&item=CCP%2D22

Instructions on how to use it are on the site too.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-09, 11:47 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 27,062
Posted By Ill Mitch

Just built this up last week. ...

Just built this up last week.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3425/3951834801_eb835ac1a8_b.jpg

LOOK 555 frame, LOOK HSC 4 fork.
Ultegra shifters, derailleurs, and brakes.
Easton Ascent II...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-09, 11:44 PM
Replies: 26,479
Views: 16,205,109
Posted By Ill Mitch

Just finished building it up, will cut the steer...

Just finished building it up, will cut the steer tube when I know exactly where I want the stem.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3425/3951834801_eb835ac1a8_b.jpg

More pics here:...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-09, 10:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 936
Posted By Ill Mitch

Haven't ridden since July 18th after getting hit...

Haven't ridden since July 18th after getting hit by a cab, fracturing my skull and having brain surgery, gonna be off the bike until next spring.

I'm starting to go crazy.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-09, 06:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,114
Posted By Ill Mitch

There's an annual double century (322km) from...

There's an annual double century (322km) from Toronto-Niagara falls-Toronto that I do.

My best time was 11 hours 30 minutes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-09, 03:28 PM
Replies: 26,479
Views: 16,205,109
Posted By Ill Mitch

Nice bike, is it the L or XL frame? I've...

Nice bike, is it the L or XL frame?

I've come across a good deal on a large 555 frame-set but I'm not quite sure if it'll be to small for me.
06-10-09, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2,464
Views: 143,742
Posted By Ill Mitch

Sky rockets in flight! ...

Sky rockets in flight!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eplbDbp6XJQ
05-26-09, 07:32 PM
Replies: 47,508
Views: 1,088,959
Posted By Ill Mitch

You didn't hear it from me, but, there are some...

You didn't hear it from me, but, there are some undercover cops riding these (http://www.dahon.com/us/jack.htm) bikes this summer. ;)
05-05-09, 09:11 PM
Replies: 47,508
Views: 1,088,959
Posted By Ill Mitch

No problem man, glad to hear that the new tire...

No problem man, glad to hear that the new tire worked out. :)
04-27-09, 05:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,126
Posted By Ill Mitch

Profile Design Cobra Wing base bar.

Profile Design Cobra Wing base bar.
04-22-09, 10:11 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,495
Posted By Ill Mitch

Deep rims are the best Better than all of the...

Deep rims are the best
Better than all of the rest
Please do not contest
04-09-09, 05:29 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,322
Posted By Ill Mitch

I fix bikes.

I fix bikes.
04-06-09, 11:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,764
Posted By Ill Mitch

Why would the kind of dropouts you have effect...

Why would the kind of dropouts you have effect whether or not you need to lubricate your chain?

The other reason to lubricate your chain is to prevent oxidizing, I assume you never ride your bikes...
04-05-09, 11:19 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,448
Posted By Ill Mitch

Campagnolo Record high flange hubs laced to Open...

Campagnolo Record high flange hubs laced to Open pros with double butted spokes.

http://img509.imageshack.us/img509/369/img3850.th.jpg (http://img509.imageshack.us/img509/369/img3850.jpg)
04-04-09, 01:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,838
Posted By Ill Mitch

Fox sidewinder gloves as posted before. ...

Fox sidewinder gloves as posted before.

http://www.torpedo7.co.nz/torpedo7/images/products/FXGLFW8SW_large.jpg
03-15-09, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,117
Posted By Ill Mitch

I believe it's steel, there's a mention of it...

I believe it's steel, there's a mention of it towards the bottom of the first column in this (http://www.columbustubi.com/eng/1.htm) article.
03-11-09, 10:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 896
Posted By Ill Mitch

So I guess these guys are all riding too small...

So I guess these guys are all riding too small frames?

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7c/Tour_de_france_2005_8th_stage_olr_02.jpg

You don't size a bike based on how high...
03-10-09, 08:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,692
Posted By Ill Mitch

That's most likely what happened. Try this...

That's most likely what happened.

Try this (http://204.73.203.34/fisso/eng/schpignone.htm) method for tightening the cog, works much more effectively than jumping on the pedals.
03-10-09, 07:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,692
Posted By Ill Mitch

The cog and lockring have to be screwed on very...

The cog and lockring have to be screwed on very tight, and after a couple of rides the lockring should be checked and tightened down again if needed, just incase the cog got threaded on further from...
03-10-09, 07:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,692
Posted By Ill Mitch

Looks like a basic Formula/Dimension hub to me,...

Looks like a basic Formula/Dimension hub to me, should be able to find a lockring at your lbs.

Lockrings usually strip off because of improper installation.
03-09-09, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Ill Mitch

http://204.73.203.34/fisso/eng/schpignone.htm ...

http://204.73.203.34/fisso/eng/schpignone.htm

Just wrap the chain around the bottom of the cog and rotate the wheel clockwise to get the cog off.
03-04-09, 04:04 PM
Replies: 47,508
Views: 1,088,959
Posted By Ill Mitch

Lol wut?

Lol wut?
03-04-09, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By Ill Mitch

I have a Chrome Ivan (1680 cubic inches) roll-top...

I have a Chrome Ivan (1680 cubic inches) roll-top bag that I like a lot.

I'm pretty sure that it has the same straps and back padding as the Backbone.

I find it really comfortable when I'm...
02-28-09, 12:26 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 109,823
Posted By Ill Mitch

I really like the attention to detail here, like...

I really like the attention to detail here, like how the two end stars of the Big Dipper line up with the North Star.
02-26-09, 10:54 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,145,401
Posted By Ill Mitch

http://img140.imageshack.us/img140/882/picture1r.p...

http://img140.imageshack.us/img140/882/picture1r.png
02-04-09, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Ill Mitch

Why would you buy tubes online? Just go to...

Why would you buy tubes online?

Just go to your LBS.
02-04-09, 06:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,962
Posted By Ill Mitch

Didn't pilots put spades on their planes to...

Didn't pilots put spades on their planes to symbolize kills?
02-04-09, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,136,526
Posted By Ill Mitch

How's the hand position on the tops of the bars?

How's the hand position on the tops of the bars?
02-03-09, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 127,736
Posted By Ill Mitch

Look four posts up.

Look four posts up.
02-02-09, 09:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,583
Posted By Ill Mitch

Miche Pistard's can be had for around $400 ...

Miche Pistard's can be had for around $400

http://www.miche.it/scheda.php?id=516&idCat=258
02-02-09, 12:04 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 19,509
Posted By Ill Mitch

Really cool looking jacket, did you get it from...

Really cool looking jacket, did you get it from somewhere in the city?

It says there's no retailer in Toronto on their site.
01-28-09, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 932
Posted By Ill Mitch

I like the Fizik bar tape ...

I like the Fizik bar tape

http://i485.photobucket.com/albums/rr213/illmitch/cockpit.jpg?t=1233160157
01-28-09, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By Ill Mitch

Anybody here using these base-bars?

I want to get some bullhorns for my Fuji track pro for riding around the city.

Anyone have experience with these bars?
http://www.wiggle.co.uk/images/pro-synop-hydraform-tt-bar.jpg
They have a...
01-26-09, 12:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 18,126
Posted By Ill Mitch

Needs a comma after "set", or a hyphen between...

Needs a comma after "set", or a hyphen between "component" and "set".
01-22-09, 06:54 PM
Replies: 47,508
Views: 1,088,959
Posted By Ill Mitch

Here's a kind of close up pic that my brother...

Here's a kind of close up pic that my brother took at the ice race.

http://flickr.com/photos/kaibot/401645204/sizes/o/in/set-72157594555106477/
01-16-09, 01:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 912
Posted By Ill Mitch

http://www.blt-lights.com/

http://www.blt-lights.com/
12-25-08, 10:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,728
Posted By Ill Mitch

Get beans from here:...

Get beans from here: http://merchantsofgreencoffee.com/

freshly roasted, good prices, delicious.
12-22-08, 01:18 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 19,509
Posted By Ill Mitch

Got some slush formations on the ride home. ...

Got some slush formations on the ride home.

http://i485.photobucket.com/albums/rr213/illmitch/IMG_3122.jpg
12-22-08, 01:15 AM
Replies: 47,508
Views: 1,088,959
Posted By Ill Mitch

Got some nice slush build up on the ride home. :)...

Got some nice slush build up on the ride home. :)

http://i485.photobucket.com/albums/rr213/illmitch/IMG_3122.jpg
12-11-08, 04:44 PM
Replies: 47,508
Views: 1,088,959
Posted By Ill Mitch

I guess the carbon wheel just started chipping...

I guess the carbon wheel just started chipping away after the tire blew off.

I'm impressed at how long they stayed up after that.
12-11-08, 03:06 PM
Replies: 47,508
Views: 1,088,959
Posted By Ill Mitch

Uh-Oh. ...

Uh-Oh.

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=d43_1228740849

I like how the wheel gradually gets smaller.
12-07-08, 07:51 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 19,509
Posted By Ill Mitch

Pic from last winter: ...

Pic from last winter:

http://img58.imageshack.us/img58/6821/img1801gl0.jpg
11-25-08, 05:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,300
Posted By Ill Mitch

Marinoni's cross bike comes in titanium/carbon. ...

Marinoni's cross bike comes in titanium/carbon.

http://www.marinoni.qc.ca/Html/Fango.html
11-14-08, 05:33 PM
Replies: 47,508
Views: 1,088,959
Posted By Ill Mitch

Where are you hiring? I needs me a job. ...

Where are you hiring? I needs me a job.

Hello everybody! Haven't posted in a long while.
11-14-08, 01:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,540
Posted By Ill Mitch

The guy in the middle is the owner of the shop La...

The guy in the middle is the owner of the shop La Carrera in Toronto, super nice trustworthy guy.

The two guys on either side are the artists Stash and Futura and their work sells for thousands.
...
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