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Forum: Framebuilders
12-04-09, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,027
Posted By gharding

Making headbadges

Hey, this subforum may not be the right place for this, sorry, but I figured you guys would know out of anyone. I'm interested in making headbadges and I have a couple ideas of how to start, but I...
11-23-09, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By gharding

Yah, I work for a shop and am trying to get an...

Yah, I work for a shop and am trying to get an account with them. Guess they don't want our money!
11-22-09, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By gharding

Contacting Kool Stop

Does anyone know how to actually get through to these guys? Been calling the sales number for weeks, leaving voicemails, and nobody will get back to me.
08-21-09, 04:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,404
Posted By gharding

http://www.cogjam.com/junk/batavus/build11.jpg ...

http://www.cogjam.com/junk/batavus/build11.jpg
http://www.cogjam.com/junk/batavus/build12.jpg
08-21-09, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,404
Posted By gharding

Oh and some build pics: ...

Oh and some build pics:

http://www.cogjam.com/junk/batavus/build01.jpg
http://www.cogjam.com/junk/batavus/build02.jpg
http://www.cogjam.com/junk/batavus/build03.jpg...
08-21-09, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,404
Posted By gharding

Friend hooked me up with it. It's not quite the...

Friend hooked me up with it. It's not quite the right shade of blue but I'm not gonna be that picky, the saddle rocks. And the bartape was given to me by another friend. I don't know what I'm gonna...
08-21-09, 04:03 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,230
Posted By gharding

I've also seen this one: ...

I've also seen this one:

http://www.cyclesdeoro.com/images/photogallery/electra_ticino_1/Ticino_16D_mixte.jpg

and some more pics of that first one:
...
08-20-09, 11:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,404
Posted By gharding

http://www.cogjam.com/junk/imsocool.jpg

http://www.cogjam.com/junk/imsocool.jpg
08-10-09, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,404
Posted By gharding

Here's what Batavus said in their email: ...

Here's what Batavus said in their email:

Dear Mr. Harding,

In our opnion it is a frame late 80s.
At that time, we delivered complete bikes but also only frames that we built up by the dealers...
08-09-09, 09:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,404
Posted By gharding

Retro project! I'm going to try and do Super...

Retro project! I'm going to try and do Super Record, we'll just see how my budget holds.

And yeah, this is certainly NOT a lock-up bike.

Thanks for all the great info guys!!
08-09-09, 01:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,404
Posted By gharding

So I just bought a Batavus Professional

http://grantrules.com/batavus/

First road bike, never really built up an old bike before. Can anyone tell me anything about this bike? I know it's a 1982 professional with Columbus SL tubing and...
02-25-09, 11:44 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,404,409
Posted By gharding

Yeah, I do usually. Sometimes I have a krypto...

Yeah, I do usually. Sometimes I have a krypto chain and the mini locking up both wheels. But I was just locking up to pick up some dinner.
02-25-09, 10:06 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,404,409
Posted By gharding

http://www.cogjam.com/junk/surlyyyy.jpg ...

http://www.cogjam.com/junk/surlyyyy.jpg
http://www.cogjam.com/junk/mybikeisbadass.jpg
07-28-08, 01:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,028
Posted By gharding

I wouldn't consider mismatched tires an "issue"...

I wouldn't consider mismatched tires an "issue" personally. Plenty of people run different size tires.
Forum: Northeast
07-19-08, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By gharding

I was walking my bike home from getting a flat in...

I was walking my bike home from getting a flat in East New York and some guy offered me $100 for my bike.
06-29-08, 12:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,347
Posted By gharding

I've only seen $700+, too. Even used ones I've...

I've only seen $700+, too. Even used ones I've seen are >$400
06-27-08, 04:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,587
Posted By gharding

Damn, that's slammed. How much slack does it...

Damn, that's slammed. How much slack does it have? Looks pretty taut.
06-27-08, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 885
Posted By gharding

Bought my Surly at NYC Velo. Live near Affinity....

Bought my Surly at NYC Velo. Live near Affinity. IIRC, Affinity has a good selection of Bianchi.
06-26-08, 04:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,587
Posted By gharding

Can you pull back on the non-drive-side of the...

Can you pull back on the non-drive-side of the axel so that the wheel sits at an angle? If you spin it when it's like that, the chain should walk itself off, right?
06-16-08, 03:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 19,360
Posted By gharding

Also, taking your feet off the pedal seems like...

Also, taking your feet off the pedal seems like fun at first. And then you realize you need to get your feet back on the pedals that are spinning at like 300rpm to stop.
06-15-08, 12:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,072
Posted By gharding

Hmm. I'll have to try Taco Chulo.. I live right...

Hmm. I'll have to try Taco Chulo.. I live right around the corner, just never went in!
06-13-08, 02:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,072
Posted By gharding

Burritos are my bike fuel. If anyone else is in...

Burritos are my bike fuel. If anyone else is in Williamsburg and doesn't know of El Loco Burrito 2 (I think it's actually called LA Burrito now), try it. So good! (San Loco sucks)
06-11-08, 10:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,713
Posted By gharding

I love my Steamroller. You can buy a complete and...

I love my Steamroller. You can buy a complete and have money left over to replace the saddle/bars if you need.
06-11-08, 06:05 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,421
Posted By gharding

Currently a freelance web developer. My last job,...

Currently a freelance web developer. My last job, I built and maintained high-availability, internationalized publishing systems (basically a high-traffic news site).
06-11-08, 12:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,241
Posted By gharding

^ Now THAT'S a man purse! (Just kidding,...

^ Now THAT'S a man purse!

(Just kidding, well, sort of.. I have a couple hemp bag things for groceries. Would suck to bike with, but they're basically purses)
06-09-08, 11:49 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,929
Posted By gharding

I'm actually bring my MTB to the city from my...

I'm actually bring my MTB to the city from my folk's place this month.

http://www.nycmtb.com/

I also have some MTBer friends in Jersey. Going to bike down to Battery Park and take a ferry where...
06-09-08, 07:56 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,929
Posted By gharding

Heh. Afraid to be trendy? I look like an American...

Heh. Afraid to be trendy? I look like an American Apparel ad (well, that is, if their male models liked cheeseburgers and beer as much as I do), live in Williamsburg, and ride a fixed gear. I got...
06-09-08, 05:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,816
Posted By gharding

I ride pedal-less. You guys miss that trend or...

I ride pedal-less. You guys miss that trend or something?
06-09-08, 05:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,692
Posted By gharding

Rent and food. Woo unemployment!

Rent and food. Woo unemployment!
06-07-08, 11:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,399
Posted By gharding

Seriously. Seeing bullhorns and a CF seatpost on...

Seriously. Seeing bullhorns and a CF seatpost on this makes me a little sad. What'd it used to look like?
06-07-08, 11:11 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,490
Posted By gharding

Man, I do that sober!

Man, I do that sober!
06-07-08, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,377
Posted By gharding

I like that. Shame the downtube shifters, though....

I like that. Shame the downtube shifters, though. Ah well!

I really have nothing of use to add to this thread!
06-07-08, 12:32 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,490
Posted By gharding

Yeah. Pretty regularly, I guess. Very rarely in...

Yeah. Pretty regularly, I guess. Very rarely in Manhattan, though. Brooklyn is an entirely different story. I'm usually drunk when I have to haul ass through Bed Stuy.

However, I got pulled over...
06-05-08, 05:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,288
Posted By gharding

I've never gone down from it. I did strike going...

I've never gone down from it. I did strike going around a corner fast.. made my bike skip to the side.. almost into a truck. And there are also these weird bulges in the city streets that I've hit a...
06-05-08, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,624
Posted By gharding

Needs some Nitto drops.

Needs some Nitto drops.
06-05-08, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By gharding

I haven't changed anything on mine yet. Maybe the...

I haven't changed anything on mine yet. Maybe the stem/seat in the future, but everything else I'm happy with.
06-04-08, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,174
Posted By gharding

Sure this was a race and not a CM ride? :P

Sure this was a race and not a CM ride? :P
06-04-08, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,415
Posted By gharding

for the win. means it wins. Also, I run...

for the win. means it wins.

Also, I run Sylvan Track. I like the look of the Lite though. Do they come in black? Might pick some up, since I had to jerry-rig my powergrips onto my Tracks.
05-28-08, 07:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,196
Posted By gharding

Let the air out of a tire before you go up the...

Let the air out of a tire before you go up the hill. That way, you have a legitimate reason to be pushing your bike. If someone offers you air, they're probably onto you. Kick them and take their...
05-27-08, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By gharding

What place was that? I think I went there with a...

What place was that? I think I went there with a friend who bought a bike. The shop was literally packed with bikes. There was maybe 15 sq-ft to walk in there, and they had a bike dangling in the...
05-21-08, 03:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,328
Posted By gharding

Yeah I think I had that happen to me. Key went...

Yeah I think I had that happen to me. Key went in, wouldn't turn, wouldn't come back out. Locked my bike and my friend's bike to a railing with one. Man that sucked for about 10 minutes.

I've only...
05-21-08, 01:06 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,770
Posted By gharding

Looks like every tip in here has been on how to...

Looks like every tip in here has been on how to avoid getting hit. But sometimes it's just unavoidable. My favorite skill:

Learn how to wipe the **** out.

If you're going to go down, why not...
05-21-08, 11:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,823
Posted By gharding

South side representin'.

South side representin'.
05-17-08, 10:29 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,404,409
Posted By gharding

http://www.cogjam.com/images/surly.jpg Stock...

http://www.cogjam.com/images/surly.jpg

Stock Steamroller. Boring, but I like it. I figured I'd get a pre-built one then replace what I didn't like, and so far, there's not really anything I don't...
05-16-08, 02:59 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,823
Posted By gharding

Word.

Word.
05-15-08, 03:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,823
Posted By gharding

I wasn't complaining. I just think it's funny....

I wasn't complaining. I just think it's funny. I've never really heard anyone call themselves a hipster. Mainly because if you call yourself a hipster, you're a poser. I'm just wondering how many...
05-15-08, 03:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,823
Posted By gharding

Are you probably a hipster?

You may not want to admit it. But it's probably been said about you.
05-15-08, 02:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,249
Posted By gharding

I recommend Bed Stuy or Bushwick for hipster...

I recommend Bed Stuy or Bushwick for hipster street cred. At least then you're within a 10-minute bike ride to Wburg.
05-14-08, 10:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By gharding

So tempting. So broke.

So tempting.

So broke.
05-14-08, 12:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,001
Posted By gharding

Like hell they don't!...

Like hell they don't! http://www.brooklynkickball.com/
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