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10-18-13, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By vw02

I have a similar sizing, super long legs, super...

I have a similar sizing, super long legs, super short torso. Some brands fit better than others. Just find some with longer seatubes and shorter toptubes. There are plenty out there, maybe not as...
10-15-13, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 539,925
Posted By vw02

This thing is awesome.

This thing is awesome.
09-13-13, 04:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,648
Posted By vw02

It says, "840-denier water resistant ballistic...

It says, "840-denier water resistant ballistic nylon". I've never really put it through a thorough soaking since my commute, at least for school, has always been 2 miles or less. But when it has been...
09-13-13, 11:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,648
Posted By vw02

http://www.ethnotekbags.com/collections/backpacks...

http://www.ethnotekbags.com/collections/backpacks
Simple, quality, some of your money goes towards a good cause. I've used mine for school everyday for 3 years and it looks brand new. It does get a...
09-12-13, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2,672
Views: 556,604
Posted By vw02

looks good :thumb:

looks good :thumb:
06-04-13, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 318,686
Posted By vw02

perfect imo. exact same as mine except you have a...

perfect imo. exact same as mine except you have a much nicer frame.
06-04-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 539,925
Posted By vw02

so sick

so sick
05-30-13, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 539,925
Posted By vw02

so much awesome

so much awesome
05-29-13, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 715,950
Posted By vw02

quick ride today, weather has been just poopy in...

quick ride today, weather has been just poopy in minneapolis lately.

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/960235_942298339849_1473921324_n.jpg
01-03-13, 06:07 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,346
Posted By vw02

This happened today a few blocks from my old...

This happened today a few blocks from my old place, picture isn't me but whoa. Its been less than 10 degrees all day. This is the Hennepin Ave bridge in Minneapolis. A 36" water main broke and...
12-06-12, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,933,860
Posted By vw02

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41B7AZ9QqZL....

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41B7AZ9QqZL.jpg

For less than $10, this thing is money.
11-28-12, 11:34 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 123,708
Posted By vw02

i was thinking of building my bike exactly like...

i was thinking of building my bike exactly like that, seriously, ever single part besides the grips. looks great :thumb:
10-25-12, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 539,925
Posted By vw02

buncha good lookin bikes on this page, I gotta...

buncha good lookin bikes on this page, I gotta get some new pics of the winter/rain bike.
10-25-12, 10:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,990
Posted By vw02

glad u like it but.... ~$3000 bike, ghetto...

glad u like it but....

~$3000 bike, ghetto brake cable routing....

I know they aren't expensive so they may not work w your build, but they sell these things called zip ties, really useful...
10-15-12, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By vw02

this. just wipe down your chain every now and...

this. just wipe down your chain every now and then and throw some lube on there when it starts to squeak. buy a new chain in the summer.

less lube/grease = less places for dirt/grime to stick to.
10-08-12, 10:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,990
Posted By vw02

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
10-07-12, 08:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,990
Posted By vw02

i don't think a zen chainring goes with the rest...

i don't think a zen chainring goes with the rest of your build, imo. I second the IRD defiant crankset
09-27-12, 04:56 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,346
Posted By vw02

chain was starting to get a little loud...so I...

chain was starting to get a little loud...so I cleaned the **** outta the chain, chainring, and cog. now she's nice and quiet. ninja status
09-23-12, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,188,413
Posted By vw02

that GT is mean lookin

that GT is mean lookin
09-21-12, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,933,860
Posted By vw02

i love my lazerrrr

i love my lazerrrr
09-12-12, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,933,860
Posted By vw02

a classy build in the works?

a classy build in the works?
09-11-12, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,258
Posted By vw02

http://urbanvelo.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/...

http://urbanvelo.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/eurobike_2012_063.jpg

what is this?

http://urbanvelo.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/eurobike_2012_026.jpg
.....almost
...
09-11-12, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 318,686
Posted By vw02

flat black spray paint ftw, just do a good job

flat black spray paint ftw, just do a good job
09-09-12, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,188,413
Posted By vw02

Always loved this bike in all its stages. Super...

Always loved this bike in all its stages. Super clean
09-09-12, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 318,686
Posted By vw02

http://media.newschoolers.com/uploads/images/17/00...

http://media.newschoolers.com/uploads/images/17/00/38/07/79/380779.jpeg

Year old pic, this saddle is starting to suck, thinking a black soma kyudo, anyone used one?
09-08-12, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,010
Posted By vw02

cause me to destroy my knuckles so many times

cause me to destroy my knuckles so many times
06-03-12, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 539,925
Posted By vw02

cool, im in the city, so the roads are half...

cool, im in the city, so the roads are half rough, half nice, which spokes would be best? thanks
06-01-12, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 539,925
Posted By vw02

New bars, tape, headset, and comp. Compacts are a...

New bars, tape, headset, and comp. Compacts are a dream come true for long legs/short torso

Suggestions for a front hub/rim/spokes? Want to build my first wheel. Something light and reliable but...
05-31-12, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,188,413
Posted By vw02

u did a damn fine job:thumb:

u did a damn fine job:thumb:
05-23-12, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 123,572
Posted By vw02

i would drink this all day if i could ...

i would drink this all day if i could

http://beeradvocate.com/im/beers/30764.jpg
05-17-12, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 539,925
Posted By vw02

I was riding the other day along the river,...

I was riding the other day along the river, averaging 21-22, but pushing pretty good on my awesome 93 c'dale i love to death. Then all the sudden a 55+yo guy, pretty big guy really, just smokes me on...
05-16-12, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By vw02

read this, all of it ...

read this, all of it

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/
05-16-12, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By vw02

- brake reach is measured from the hole on the...

- brake reach is measured from the hole on the fork or brake bridge to the braking surface of the wheel (diagonalish)
- crank arm removal tool (solid investment)
- horizontal
- idk about the...
05-16-12, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,188,413
Posted By vw02

triple failll

triple failll
05-16-12, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 415,467
Posted By vw02

Absolutely the best. Saw Santana on Leno last...

Absolutely the best. Saw Santana on Leno last night and thought man, he'll never top woodstock.
Something to be said about a bunch of guys high on peyote jamming for 9 minutes. Was reading about...
05-16-12, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,188,413
Posted By vw02

could be worse, at least it looks like it gets...

could be worse, at least it looks like it gets ridden (is that a word?)
05-15-12, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By vw02

the only way to do it so that its actually worth...

the only way to do it so that its actually worth the ridiculous amount of work it takes to strip and sand stuff is to get it powdercoated or painted by a body shop (w auto paint). i did a ton a...
05-14-12, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,188,413
Posted By vw02

damnit, why don't more companies make navy...

damnit, why don't more companies make navy blue/dark blue frames. that's a damn good looking bike, well done. simple and classy:thumb:
05-11-12, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 1,113,351
Posted By vw02

im usually not a fan of straight forks, but this...

im usually not a fan of straight forks, but this frame/fork are :thumb:x100000
05-06-12, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By vw02

+1. full fenders are the only fenders worth...

+1. full fenders are the only fenders worth having if you're in riding in snow and rain, and taking them off or trying to take a wheel off w horizontal or track dropouts is a PITA.

3/4 fenders...
05-06-12, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,188,413
Posted By vw02

simple bikes are the best bikes :thumb:

simple bikes are the best bikes :thumb:
05-03-12, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,188,413
Posted By vw02

hahaha, i know what you mean when i get a...

hahaha, i know what you mean

when i get a real job, i'll be able to actually follow through
05-01-12, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5,484
Views: 1,258,437
Posted By vw02

i think the black/chrome contrast looks good....

i think the black/chrome contrast looks good. maybe try an all silver front though?
i'd say get a dummy hood, gives you another position to ride in too

good lookin bike :thumb:
04-30-12, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,089
Posted By vw02

1 tsp wood bleach and a gallon of water, soak for...

1 tsp wood bleach and a gallon of water, soak for up to 24hrs or until rust is gone. wear gloves and do it outside, s... is strong but does the best job on heavy rust. make sure to rinse thoroughly...
04-25-12, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 1,113,351
Posted By vw02

29" inseam and 4 ft long arms? also the 2 ft of...

29" inseam and 4 ft long arms? also the 2 ft of cable housing on the RD....
04-21-12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,188,413
Posted By vw02

i really want a dark green one, i could just...

i really want a dark green one, i could just never justify how much they're selling for
04-20-12, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,933,860
Posted By vw02

rawrrrr

rawrrrr
04-19-12, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,933,860
Posted By vw02

yeah my gf has the same one and her original...

yeah my gf has the same one and her original battery went pretty quick too. companies just love to do that :(
04-17-12, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,933,860
Posted By vw02

http://cache0.bigcartel.com/product_images/4646553...

http://cache0.bigcartel.com/product_images/46465539/levin-1.jpg
http://villagecycle.com/merchant/1270/images/large/LizardSkin-DSP-Black.gif...
01-17-12, 10:23 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,755
Posted By vw02

they do a decent job at tucking my pants closer...

they do a decent job at tucking my pants closer to my leg so they don't flap around as much on my crank/chainring . not what they're there for, but provides a little benefit to me especially in the...
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