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06-25-08, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,609
Posted By BrooklynMachine

Action powdercoat in Farmingdale, Long island has...

Action powdercoat in Farmingdale, Long island has pretty positive results.
Check them out.
Otherwise ship your frame to Action or Vicious cycles for some visual insanity.
04-01-08, 09:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,142
Posted By BrooklynMachine

Prototype Fixed Gear Handlebar.

Until now, fixed gear athletes have been limited to a few bar design choices- each with their own compromises: comfy risers are the choice for rad tricks, but often get hung up on subway doors. Track...
02-26-08, 08:34 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 21,100
Posted By BrooklynMachine

All of us here at the shop love dogs, so when one...

All of us here at the shop love dogs, so when one of the guys and his girlfriend got a chance to emergency foster a neglected pup they jumped in to volunteer.
Basically some guy in Miami bought his...
01-26-08, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 640
Posted By BrooklynMachine

We were skeptical at first, but the gopro takes...

We were skeptical at first, but the gopro takes great action video for a $120 helmet cam.
http://www.goprocamera.com/index4.htm
Check out the sample movies, they really do turn out that good. ...
01-25-08, 07:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,509
Posted By BrooklynMachine

As long as it's ridden...

As long as it's ridden...
01-25-08, 07:41 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,026
Posted By BrooklynMachine

DJ fistme?

DJ fistme?
01-25-08, 07:40 PM
01-22-08, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,469
Posted By BrooklynMachine

We have a shop bike with the old bendix 2 speeds...

We have a shop bike with the old bendix 2 speeds and they need a relube every 6 months to keep quiet, otherwise they make a little chatter, though drag is about the same (plus, you know you can leave...
01-22-08, 01:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By BrooklynMachine

Yeup. The old "cardboard taco" way to protect the...

Yeup. The old "cardboard taco" way to protect the ring. Make sure you secure a crank arm to the (wrapped) chainstay so it doesn't rotate and free itself. You might also be able to just remove the...
01-06-08, 12:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By BrooklynMachine

ORLY? (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joke):beer:

ORLY? (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joke):beer:
01-05-08, 11:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 668
Posted By BrooklynMachine

The poor man's speedball/gravity dropper (aka...

The poor man's speedball/gravity dropper (aka kickin' it old school):p:
http://www.thebackcountry.net/cart/files/images/d_5089.jpg
01-05-08, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By BrooklynMachine

What a jerk. How can stupid people possibly have...

What a jerk. How can stupid people possibly have so much time on their hands?
01-05-08, 11:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By BrooklynMachine

The park stand is an excellent idea. You can't go...

The park stand is an excellent idea. You can't go wrong.
12-28-07, 12:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,269
Posted By BrooklynMachine

We've dipped into our samples of Dumonde tech and...

We've dipped into our samples of Dumonde tech and have found it to be really good stuff. Just as good as Phil's in the rain and its consistency is more "plasticky" instead of a flimsy wax or messy...
12-03-07, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By BrooklynMachine

NEW Kid Robot/Nemesis Project Collab Fixie:

Our new friend Brad at Nemesis Project (http://www.nemesisproject.com/) collabed with KidRobot and created a new frame for the Miami store opening. Check out the details on the nemesis blog...
11-28-07, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,302
Posted By BrooklynMachine

Any LBS with a QBP account can get you colored...

Any LBS with a QBP account can get you colored 14g spokes in red, blue, yellow, and white. It's something shops generally don't want to do because it's almost impossible to sell any remains not used...
11-28-07, 11:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,782
Posted By BrooklynMachine

plus the aluminum oxide coat actually prevents...

plus the aluminum oxide coat actually prevents further oxidation to the pure aluminum underneath. Think of it as a really ghetto anodize:p (ferrous rust will corrode all the way through).

From...
11-28-07, 11:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 709
Posted By BrooklynMachine

+1 on the studded tires. It's almost like riding...

+1 on the studded tires. It's almost like riding velcro if the conditions are just right!
Another tip if you're riding in snow a lot, use tires with thicker casings and drop your tire pressure by...
11-28-07, 10:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,121
Posted By BrooklynMachine

FWIW, you can get a torelli fork that is a little...

FWIW, you can get a torelli fork that is a little bit of a cross between the forte' and nashbar styles.
http://www.ediscountbike.com/images/PRODUCT/medium/1078.jpg
for 100 bones and change from...
11-28-07, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By BrooklynMachine

Maybe if they were stolen? Otherwise, the...

Maybe if they were stolen?
Otherwise, the cheapest POS fixed wheel you could possibly build would be about 40 dollars in parts alone, and even with slave labor builds you have to ship the wheel to...
11-24-07, 08:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,382
Posted By BrooklynMachine

Did you use BB gun BBs? They're generally a...

Did you use BB gun BBs? They're generally a softer material than steel so drilling them out won't be that hard.
If you used steel BBs, then take a hammer and punch and wail directly on top of the...
11-23-07, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By BrooklynMachine

http://www.enduroforkseals.com/index.html Very...

http://www.enduroforkseals.com/index.html
Very HD bearings that come stock on profile hubs.
Call and ask for Chris. Tell him Brooklyn sent ya.


Otherwise any local bearing outfit should be...
11-22-07, 11:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,661
Posted By BrooklynMachine

New Fixed hub on the market for you to ponder...

Wait for it...




http://i5.pinkbike.com/photo/1599/med/mpbpic1599409.jpg (http://www.brooklynmachineworks.com/site/newsindex.html)
11-06-07, 02:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,861
Posted By BrooklynMachine

Whew!:p

Whew!:p
11-06-07, 12:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,464
Posted By BrooklynMachine

From the second pic it looks like the weld got...

From the second pic it looks like the weld got too hot trying to penetrate the root of the thick shock tab into the relatively thin areas almost a third up the way downtube. It's not an automatic...
11-04-07, 05:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,071
Posted By BrooklynMachine

It's not very popular, but Rock n roll super web...

It's not very popular, but Rock n roll super web grease is the modern day equivalent to the old campy stuff.
It's not so much a "paste" like Phil/Park/Pedro (all of which we use regularly and are...
11-01-07, 10:59 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,037
Posted By BrooklynMachine

Last Sat... BIGPIC...

Last Sat...

BIGPIC (http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc275/brooklynmachineworks/Bike%20Kill%20N%20****/LongBikebikekill.jpg)


Vid here...
11-01-07, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By BrooklynMachine

Some of our friends use the ultra skinny...

Some of our friends use the ultra skinny kryptonite cables meant for seatpost security.
It's spartan, but portable and effective here. ...
10-31-07, 06:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,282
Posted By BrooklynMachine

Psst. We only review stuff we like. The trash...

Psst. We only review stuff we like. The trash doesn't make it to the page(there's a lot of it!). Maybe we'll change that, or we could stop posing here altogether if it's a problem.

We're down...
10-29-07, 04:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,282
Posted By BrooklynMachine

New Profile Hubs Dissected: GIANT PICS

Our friends at profile sent some hubs for us to beat on. Initial impressions and full photo rundown at our blaaahhhg (http://www.brooklynmachineworks.com/site/newsindex.html).

Or just click the...
09-30-07, 01:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,112
Posted By BrooklynMachine

*cough* ...

*cough*
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1316/1446668982_6ef6299c7c.jpg
(ganked from sashae's nyc forum pic. we didn't get them all in one shot)
09-29-07, 02:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,112
Posted By BrooklynMachine

cinelli townie bike: ...

cinelli townie bike:
http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc275/brooklynmachineworks/DSC05956.jpg
gold lock ons
http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc275/brooklynmachineworks/DSC05987.jpg
paint at...
09-29-07, 11:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,112
Posted By BrooklynMachine

Raleigh rush hour? Pretty sure.

Raleigh rush hour? Pretty sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-07, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By BrooklynMachine

sorry, BMW is more of a mountainbike company. But...

sorry, BMW is more of a mountainbike company. But individually I ride road and thought you guys would like a few pics.
I'm sure all the cervelo news will be out in another month or so when the...
09-29-07, 02:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By BrooklynMachine

Another approach to retention that caught our...

Another approach to retention that caught our eyes was wicked racing's product. It's a modified front XT der. that has the chainguide plates integrated into the shimano piece. There is a second...
09-29-07, 02:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By BrooklynMachine

Those little pins were some of the big buzz...

Those little pins were some of the big buzz around the CB booth
http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc275/brooklynmachineworks/DSC05990.jpg...
09-29-07, 01:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By BrooklynMachine

Awwww crap, Dminor. I totally forgot to swing...

Awwww crap, Dminor. I totally forgot to swing back by the lahr booth to snap pics. It's really hard to understand how big the show is if you haven't been there and it's so easy to get distracted or...
09-29-07, 01:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,112
Posted By BrooklynMachine

whoops, almost forgot these : ...

whoops, almost forgot these :

http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc275/brooklynmachineworks/DSC06043.jpg

http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc275/brooklynmachineworks/DSC06042.jpg
...
09-29-07, 01:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,112
Posted By BrooklynMachine

I couldn't remember what that white bike was if...

I couldn't remember what that white bike was if my life depended on it. I saw somewhere around 34095809347543543598439058234 bikes, bike products, and prostitutes soliciting bike wares in the past 80...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-07, 12:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By BrooklynMachine

Some Mavic pics from interbike.

Just thought we would share some pics from interbike for our roadie friends out there:

Those spokes are carbon tubes that work in tension and compression. Evidently there is almost no tension on...
09-29-07, 12:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,112
Posted By BrooklynMachine

http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc275/brooklynm...

http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc275/brooklynmachineworks/DSC06081.jpg

Velocity's new reflective finish. They're shimmery obsidian black until light hits them, then they're blinding white. ...
09-29-07, 12:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,112
Posted By BrooklynMachine

http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc275/brooklynm...

http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc275/brooklynmachineworks/CopyofDSC05958.jpg
http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc275/brooklynmachineworks/DSC05988.jpg
...
09-29-07, 12:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,112
Posted By BrooklynMachine

hold on the posts, more comin... ...

hold on the posts, more comin...
http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc275/brooklynmachineworks/DSC05928-1.jpg

http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc275/brooklynmachineworks/DSC06071.jpg...
09-29-07, 12:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,112
Posted By BrooklynMachine

SSFG Interbike Porn...

As promised and then some:
(if you reply, please don't repost the pics unless absolutely necessary to avoid blowing up this temporary photobucket we've got for the road. Detailed updates and product...
09-28-07, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By BrooklynMachine

We spent some quality time at the Lahr booth,...

We spent some quality time at the Lahr booth, neat concept,we'll shoot more pics but they'll be everywhere soon. Gear ratios are 1:1 to 1:3. In short, rocker cams roll over a delrin hub that is...
09-28-07, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By BrooklynMachine

I'm not saying we're above that sort of thing,...

I'm not saying we're above that sort of thing, but there are already untold numbers of threads on the girls of interbike, like here (http://gallery.mtbr.com/showphoto.php/photo/127873/cat/1186)....
09-28-07, 03:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By BrooklynMachine

We'll have to buy another memory card then, the...

We'll have to buy another memory card then, the line is freaking huge! Any particular bike?
09-28-07, 03:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By BrooklynMachine

The octalink interface doesn't "strip"...

The octalink interface doesn't "strip" completely, but the tolerances will loosen up sometimes if you don't keep an eye on them and ride them loose. They'll feel like a funked up BB. The DA is a ok...
09-28-07, 02:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By BrooklynMachine

Any Interbike Pic Requests?

We're leaving the land of silly-cone and free drinks tomorrow afternoon, just wondering if there was anything specific people not in Vegas would like to see.
09-28-07, 02:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By BrooklynMachine

Any Interbike Pic Requests?

We're leaving the land of silly-cone and free drinks tomorrow afternoon, just wondering if there was anything specific people not in Vegas would like to see.
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