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Forum: Commuting
01-16-12, 11:46 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 123,478
Posted By AngelGendy

The final incarnation of my 74ish Ross... ...

The final incarnation of my 74ish Ross...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v369/angelpena/DSCF6238.jpg
10-27-11, 03:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,134
Posted By AngelGendy

I drill holes in my water bottles to save weight.

I drill holes in my water bottles to save weight.
07-20-11, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2,621
Views: 565,890
Posted By AngelGendy

A couple of mine..... ...

A couple of mine.....

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v369/angelpena/Picture0065.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v369/angelpena/DSCF5493.jpg
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 04:32 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 250,693
Posted By AngelGendy

She's ready for her first ride in about 15...

She's ready for her first ride in about 15 years.....


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v369/angelpena/Picture0068-1.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v369/angelpena/DSCF5496.jpg
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-11, 04:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,203
Posted By AngelGendy

Nothing beats my brooks team pro.

Nothing beats my brooks team pro.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-11, 04:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,353
Posted By AngelGendy

I shellac mine so if it gets dinged and scratched...

I shellac mine so if it gets dinged and scratched I just put on a fresh coat, or touch it up. but I drill holes in the shellac to reduce weight.
07-06-11, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 311,609
Posted By AngelGendy

I'm thinking of setting up my brakes the same...

I'm thinking of setting up my brakes the same way, except I have a turkey lever.
07-05-11, 09:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,139
Posted By AngelGendy

Just screw on a track cog,(fixed gear) or a BMX...

Just screw on a track cog,(fixed gear) or a BMX single freewheel in place of the stock freewheel.

A lockring from a bottom bracket will help the track cog from unscrewing if going the fixed gear...
07-05-11, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,139
Posted By AngelGendy

got a hacksaw? My LBS has BMX chains for $4.50 ...

got a hacksaw? My LBS has BMX chains for $4.50

and what are cog spacers, and why do you need them?
07-05-11, 07:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,139
Posted By AngelGendy

DO IT! DO IT NOW! and post some pics too...

DO IT! DO IT NOW!

and post some pics too please....
07-05-11, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 311,609
Posted By AngelGendy

Good place for em'! I keep mine on a nail...

Good place for em'!

I keep mine on a nail in the garage,
I have a 12, and a 15, and a 16.
I keep a 40 on the chainring, a 13 on the drive side of the rear wheel and a 14 on the other in case...
06-30-11, 11:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,056
Posted By AngelGendy

My Craigslist Ross started out only "needing" a...

My Craigslist Ross started out only "needing" a longer stem and a new front rim, but when I got done she had Scott drop-in bars, Cinelli stem, Fujita saddle, IRO/Formula/Wolber wheels, rattrap rack,...
06-30-11, 11:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 872
Posted By AngelGendy

I built both my front and rear on the bike...

I built both my front and rear on the bike without either.... First time build for me.

I checked the dish by flipping the wheel around and making sure it was even with the brake pads both ways.
06-24-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,435
Posted By AngelGendy

hope this helps

hope this helps
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-11, 09:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,452
Posted By AngelGendy

HA! and I replied to it!

HA! and I replied to it!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-11, 09:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,452
Posted By AngelGendy

I have Eb's and candy's. I like em both. I still...

I have Eb's and candy's. I like em both. I still go on short rides on my fixed gear with eb's and flip-flops.

Candy's are actually harder to pedal with flip-flops than the standard Eb's, the...
06-22-11, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By AngelGendy

Re-do! If I can't read the hub label through the...

Re-do! If I can't read the hub label through the valve hole I can't sleep at night... Tire labels have to be on the drive side by the valve as well...


Maybe it's just me....
06-22-11, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 512
Posted By AngelGendy

Keep up the good work!

Keep up the good work!
06-22-11, 08:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,361
Posted By AngelGendy

I use a big ole spray can of lube for...

I use a big ole spray can of lube for motorcycles, I spray it on, let it dry then wipe it off.

Bmx chains cost $4.50 at my lbs, wear parts are just that...
06-22-11, 08:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,843
Posted By AngelGendy

How far do they deliver?

How far do they deliver?
06-22-11, 08:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By AngelGendy

Ideal gear inches and proper technique for skidding and curb hopping?

I'm looking for recommended gear inches for BOTH skidding and curb hopping.

Are they one in the same or will there be a compromise to be able to both?

And what are your techniques for both?
06-22-11, 03:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,111
Posted By AngelGendy

Yellow tires are so yesterday, I bet you are...

Yellow tires are so yesterday, I bet you are still using a Leopard OS.....
06-21-11, 11:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,435
Posted By AngelGendy

The leather is a little thicker on the TEAM PRO...

The leather is a little thicker on the TEAM PRO but it's a touch narrower.

B17 was comfy out of the box for me, but I prefer my Team Pro.

Your sit bones don't change just the size of your...
06-20-11, 06:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,337
Posted By AngelGendy

skinny jeans.... ...

skinny jeans....

http://thedjholla.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/skinny-jeans.jpg
Forum: Foo
06-20-11, 09:58 AM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,330,083
Posted By AngelGendy

mmmm..... bacon..... I'm sorry what was the...

mmmm..... bacon.....

I'm sorry what was the question?
06-18-11, 02:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,757
Posted By AngelGendy

Don't ask me what I was thinking with the purple...

Don't ask me what I was thinking with the purple parts... But hey it was the early 90's...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-11, 12:26 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 250,693
Posted By AngelGendy

Here's some pics of my 92' ALLEZ PRO as she...

Here's some pics of my 92' ALLEZ PRO as she stands today... Front wheel was horribly bent so I'll see if I can restore it, so I tossed my old crit wheel on it for now. Other than being filthy and...
06-18-11, 12:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,757
Posted By AngelGendy

Here's some pics of the ALLEZ as she stands...

Here's some pics of the ALLEZ as she stands today... Front wheel was horribly bent so I'll see if I can restore it, so I tossed my old crit wheel on it for now. Other than being filthy and having...
06-17-11, 09:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,757
Posted By AngelGendy

Ok I found a calculator: I started with...

Ok I found a calculator:

I started with 40/16 which is 67.5 (spun it out on the downhills)

Next tried a 40/15 which is 72.0 (was better but not quite right)

Using a 40/14 now at 77.1 (quite...
06-17-11, 09:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,757
Posted By AngelGendy

It's just a bike I bought new and let sit for way...

It's just a bike I bought new and let sit for way too many years. I took off the brifters, and am just rebuilding it slowly.
06-17-11, 07:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,757
Posted By AngelGendy

Yeah it's like going from a 52 front to a 40...

Yeah it's like going from a 52 front to a 40 front and staying on the same rear cog. Who hasn't done that?
06-17-11, 06:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,757
Posted By AngelGendy

I'm running a 14 now and have a choice of 165 and...

I'm running a 14 now and have a choice of 165 and 171.5 cranks.
06-17-11, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By AngelGendy

Does it have vertical dropouts? I converted...

Does it have vertical dropouts?

I converted my Ross with front and rear track hubs, and I modified my existing crank. It was fun as hell to do and I already liked the bike....
06-17-11, 05:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 566
Posted By AngelGendy

Kenda K36's 27X1 1/8

Kenda K36's 27X1 1/8
06-17-11, 05:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,757
Posted By AngelGendy

But, I can do wicked stoppies, and flibbidies,...

But, I can do wicked stoppies, and flibbidies, and olies, and skidmarks, and and other cool ****, on my fixied folding bike, without dropping my IPad!
06-17-11, 05:29 PM
06-17-11, 05:01 PM
06-17-11, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 311,609
Posted By AngelGendy

How many grams is the seatpost bolt? is it Ti? ...

How many grams is the seatpost bolt? is it Ti?

Are those Sidi flip/flops?
06-16-11, 09:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,111
Posted By AngelGendy

Maybe a nice folding bike would fit your needs....

Maybe a nice folding bike would fit your needs....
06-16-11, 09:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,757
Posted By AngelGendy

Yeah, I figured that would be the case once I...

Yeah, I figured that would be the case once I decided to get it!



LBS has those for $4.50!
06-16-11, 08:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,757
Posted By AngelGendy

Got a smokin' deal on a 12T cog now I need a lockring! Who has stepped Shimano style?

What are my options for a stepped lockring? Mine are all DA.

ohh yeah $10 for a Suntour Superbe 12T gotta love it!
06-16-11, 12:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,864
Posted By AngelGendy

I think that is the coolest thing I have evar...

I think that is the coolest thing I have evar seen....
06-16-11, 10:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,864
Posted By AngelGendy

air horn plus handlebar coffee cup holder..... ...

air horn plus handlebar coffee cup holder..... hmmmm....
06-13-11, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 311,609
Posted By AngelGendy

The LBS needs to pull out a full link then toss...

The LBS needs to pull out a full link then toss in a half link, to tighten up the chain, other than that I like it.
06-12-11, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 311,609
Posted By AngelGendy

If you are going downhill it is....

If you are going downhill it is....
06-10-11, 03:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,468
Posted By AngelGendy

Not sure who invented them or why, but I thought...

Not sure who invented them or why, but I thought handlebar streamers would just be too much. ( or would they? )
06-09-11, 11:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,438
Posted By AngelGendy

While we aren't flipping bikes we seemed to have...

While we aren't flipping bikes we seemed to have gotten good deals off CL this past year, only the Ross and one of the RH's needed new tires, everything else was just tuning.

Bikes in my sig
...
06-09-11, 10:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,468
Posted By AngelGendy

They seem to have formed to the hubs and aren't...

They seem to have formed to the hubs and aren't making any noise now.

After flipping my wheel around today I was inspired to make a double sided shiner.
...
06-06-11, 07:12 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 8,958
Posted By AngelGendy

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v369/angelpena/D...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v369/angelpena/DSCF5026.jpg

77.17 to 66.93

40/14/16

No computer so I don't know my speed or cadence, the calculator didn't have 27x1-1/4 for tyre size so I...
06-06-11, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,235
Posted By AngelGendy

Crank troubles aside I love the bike, where can I...

Crank troubles aside I love the bike, where can I get one and how much was it?
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