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08-25-11, 04:03 AM
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Views: 3,306
Posted By imthewalrus

Thanks a lot for the info, ended up taking route...

Thanks a lot for the info, ended up taking route #5 with some detours and it was beautiful! I'm definitely heading back some day to try the other routes, especially around the Gaspe Peninsula.
07-30-11, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,306
Posted By imthewalrus

Best route along La Route Verte from Montreal to Quebec City?

I'm doing a bike/camping trip from Montreal to Quebec City along La Route Verte in a bit less than a week, but I haven't exactly pinned down a good route. I'd prefer to bike along the river, but I'd...
11-13-09, 01:55 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,531,516
Posted By imthewalrus

-1, coz ignorant.

-1, coz ignorant.
11-01-09, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By imthewalrus

forks that eventually fail? or do you mean...

forks that eventually fail? or do you mean eventually meet the back of a car?

i believe flite 100s are still 1" threadless, as are affinity lo pros. so it should work just fine.
11-01-09, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14,092
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Posted By imthewalrus

there's a schwinn varsity on craigslist here for...

there's a schwinn varsity on craigslist here for $375, but i'll cut you a deal and sell you mine for $250.
09-02-09, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,531,516
Posted By imthewalrus

thanks for the compliments guys. sol, how...

thanks for the compliments guys.

sol, how well does that ride with a 30 pack in the front?
09-01-09, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By imthewalrus

fwiw, my bike became completely silent after the...

fwiw, my bike became completely silent after the addition of an EAI cog.
09-01-09, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,531,516
Posted By imthewalrus

replacement for my totaled affinity: ...

replacement for my totaled affinity:
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2558/3880448466_f38d45a67a_b.jpg
08-28-09, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,531,516
Posted By imthewalrus

if you like worn and dirty things, why don't you...

if you like worn and dirty things, why don't you wear out and dirty up your bike by riding it? then the character of your bike will be deeper than a layer of gross-looking tape.
08-22-09, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,531,516
Posted By imthewalrus

lol @ brianforums telling anomaly what tarck is...

lol @ brianforums telling anomaly what tarck is about.
08-22-09, 12:36 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 49,057
Posted By imthewalrus

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2648/3729828815_3d8...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2648/3729828815_3d8c5d14ec.jpg

i was hit by a car and had to bike my crashed bike to a bike shop for an insurance quote.
08-19-09, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,531,516
Posted By imthewalrus

this thing effing rocks.

this thing effing rocks.
08-16-09, 04:15 PM
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Posted By imthewalrus

this is absolutely horrendous.

this is absolutely horrendous.
08-14-09, 01:59 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 34,162
Posted By imthewalrus

victorinox infantry chronograph?

victorinox infantry chronograph?
08-09-09, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,500,450
Posted By imthewalrus

actually it is. the medium affinity pursuit has...

actually it is. the medium affinity pursuit has a 54cm top tube and a 57cm seat tube, so it gets the pursuit look from a jacked seat tube and a marginally shorter head tube length.
07-05-09, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,531,516
Posted By imthewalrus

http://velospace.org/files/loprobridge.jpg

http://velospace.org/files/loprobridge.jpg
06-28-09, 02:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,400
Posted By imthewalrus

too bad you called me out. i so wanted to keep...

too bad you called me out. i so wanted to keep that lie going on. imagine the possibilities! all that i had to gain from that! all ruined now.
06-28-09, 02:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,400
Posted By imthewalrus

hm. for some reason i don't feel like satisfying...

hm. for some reason i don't feel like satisfying your curiosity.

anyways, try calling affinity again. they answered the phone for me.
06-28-09, 02:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,400
Posted By imthewalrus

that's exactly it. there is no other possible...

that's exactly it. there is no other possible way my legs could have come in contact with the top tube. excellent powers of deduction.
06-28-09, 01:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,400
Posted By imthewalrus

i have a lo-pro it matte white. the rumors are...

i have a lo-pro it matte white. the rumors are true, it's nearly impossible to keep clean. my top tube was stained blue from my jeans after a ride.

wait a month. gloss pearl white is going to...
06-28-09, 01:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,308
Posted By imthewalrus

this. and tarck is about sup girl-ing.

this. and tarck is about sup girl-ing.
05-29-09, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,852,462
Posted By imthewalrus

hey, no derailleur hanger! all it needs now to...

hey, no derailleur hanger! all it needs now to be a sweet fixie is a flat black paint job and some neon veeps! for super rad urban style! and a FGG post & donation.
05-26-09, 01:14 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,531,516
Posted By imthewalrus

might as well post these here. ...

might as well post these here.
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3604/3565196985_cb041d95a4.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3342/3546881188_5001e9656e.jpg?v=0

if i wanted to be practical i'd be...
05-25-09, 11:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By imthewalrus

well, nishiki did make some good bikes. but the...

well, nishiki did make some good bikes. but the custom sports are cheap enough for conversion to not be a travesty, but good enough to make a decent, light bike. i got mine for $5 and i'm not...
05-25-09, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By imthewalrus

y'know, there is a derailleur hanger on that...

y'know, there is a derailleur hanger on that royal. you don't need that adapter, unless the existing hanger is stripped.

and nishiki custom sports are pretty decent bikes with good tubing and...
05-19-09, 02:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,433
Posted By imthewalrus

if i ran a business like that, i probably...

if i ran a business like that, i probably wouldn't let people get within arm/fist's reach of me.
05-18-09, 09:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,433
Posted By imthewalrus

I ordered a pair of Weinmann DP18's from them. ...

I ordered a pair of Weinmann DP18's from them. They came in a somewhat reasonable time frame. but it looked like the wheels were dragged across rough pavement for a block. Super pissed.

For some...
05-15-09, 12:28 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,531,516
Posted By imthewalrus

that nagasawa is beautiful. what kind of rims...

that nagasawa is beautiful. what kind of rims are those? tubular or clincher?
05-14-09, 06:53 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,801
Posted By imthewalrus

how much would a moto team track frameset cost?

how much would a moto team track frameset cost?
05-03-09, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,531,516
Posted By imthewalrus

taf.

taf.
04-24-09, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,531,516
Posted By imthewalrus

sol, methinks yoru stem was made for a smaller...

sol, methinks yoru stem was made for a smaller steerer tube ID, which is a little dangerous. loving the rolf though.
04-09-09, 11:20 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,492
Posted By imthewalrus

hey, lets not bash the university and its...

hey, lets not bash the university and its students. Michigan State University is a very legitimate college and there are enough people who attend it who are enough into bikes to cause a huge...
04-09-09, 01:37 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,492
Posted By imthewalrus

hey all you angry MSU cyclists: there is a...

hey all you angry MSU cyclists:

there is a ride tomorrow because of this article. we're meeting up at beaumont tower at 6pm. While you're at it, join the facebook group Beaumont Bicycle...
02-05-09, 04:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,412
Posted By imthewalrus

+1 on tt/pursuit bike love. sup girl

+1 on tt/pursuit bike love.

sup girl
01-17-09, 11:11 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,186,937
Posted By imthewalrus

crappy snapshot of my bike: ...

crappy snapshot of my bike:
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3462/3194965555_b351a11c94_b.jpg

handles like crap in this weather. at -4, everything is frozen.
Forum: BMX
12-17-08, 02:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,038
Posted By imthewalrus

****, i just bought a khe chain. do any of...

****, i just bought a khe chain.

do any of you guys have some spare links laying around by any chance? i need about 7 links to complete my chain.
12-01-08, 11:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,789
Posted By imthewalrus

I've built my own wheels and tied and soldered a...

I've built my own wheels and tied and soldered a couple sets. On one of the sets I plowed my bike straight into a curb at 10 mph and blew the tube and bollocksed up the tire pretty bad, but the...
12-01-08, 10:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By imthewalrus

check out the planet bike Blaze 1w headlight. ...

check out the planet bike Blaze 1w headlight. It's like a superflash for the front. It'll help you be seen at night with the superflash function and it'll help you see with the 1w LED. It also...
10-19-08, 10:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,440
Posted By imthewalrus

if you don't have a hill, come to a stop and put...

if you don't have a hill, come to a stop and put your back leg on the front wheel and use that to push the bike backwards and achieve balance. not practical, but it allows you to be tarck on your...
10-07-08, 09:15 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,186,937
Posted By imthewalrus

I'm pretty sure those clips are in the QBP...

I'm pretty sure those clips are in the QBP catalog. I just ordered some last friday, they should be in by the end of the week. I'll let you know if they fit. But they ended up costing $15, might...
10-04-08, 11:11 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,186,937
Posted By imthewalrus

take an acetylene torch to it to remove the...

take an acetylene torch to it to remove the brazing. should come right off.

though that looks like a nice frame. it would be shame to modify it permanently, but hey, it's yours. just screw...
10-03-08, 08:51 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 26,091
Posted By imthewalrus

http://gallery.roadbikereview.com/data/roadbike/50...

http://gallery.roadbikereview.com/data/roadbike/503/Leader_735TR.jpg

why can't they make them like this anymore? smoothed out cannondale-esque welds, classy glossy blue paintjob, oversized but...
09-30-08, 02:32 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 14,177
Posted By imthewalrus

win. a BD version of the fuji track comp...

win.

a BD version of the fuji track comp would be sweet as hell. especially if it comes in as a frameset under the price of the leader frames, it'll be pretty much unbeatable in price and...
09-29-08, 01:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,964
Posted By imthewalrus

does a disservice to the history of the gtb. ...

does a disservice to the history of the gtb. slopes the wrong way and is generally janky.
09-25-08, 03:38 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 44,336
Posted By imthewalrus

not my bike, btw. pulled it off of prolly's...

not my bike, btw. pulled it off of prolly's flickr.
09-25-08, 08:34 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 44,336
Posted By imthewalrus

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3053/2869386684_94a...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3053/2869386684_94a0f452a5_b.jpg
09-24-08, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,084
Posted By imthewalrus

the reason you feel that when you're riding is...

the reason you feel that when you're riding is because your chain is too tight.

if you keep those cranks on your bike, you can expect the same as you would with any crank set. only maybe not as...
09-22-08, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,500,450
Posted By imthewalrus

http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2008/sept/2/JonPet...

http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2008/sept/2/JonPeters-1.jpg

art is subjective, but this is just ridiculous.
09-22-08, 01:27 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,186
Posted By imthewalrus

please qualify this statement. just because...

please qualify this statement. just because lance armstrong professionally competes and the mash kids don't doesn't mean that they are not also strong riders. the only difference is that lance has...
09-16-08, 10:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,304
Posted By imthewalrus

You guys are getting too worked up over this. ...

You guys are getting too worked up over this.

Hate away on tensioners. I'm happy that I can take off the rear wheel, then slap it back on with the tensioners and have instant perfect tension. I...
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