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Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-09, 04:10 AM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 425,344
Posted By doomkin

How did I miss this? ...

How did I miss this?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v50/rawkitheart/P3070301-2.jpg

Kalavinka lugs, Kasei tubes, Campy bits and pieces.

edit: I'll post bigger pictures when I get home -...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-09, 09:56 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 129,840
Posted By doomkin

old news but needs to be settled: nazi...

old news but needs to be settled:

nazi swastika
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_wgh3P0eqLmk/SS31VOSbBNI/AAAAAAAADCQ/blQwQPnoxas/s400/swastika.png

buddhist swastika...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-09, 06:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 20,976
Posted By doomkin

big heads are simply exponentially ugly. a...

big heads are simply exponentially ugly.

a big head requires a big helmet which is far uglier than a smaller helmet. where a smaller helmet is more streamlined and natural looking a bigger helmet...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-09, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By doomkin

they're not exactly mix'n'match like that. there...

they're not exactly mix'n'match like that. there are adapters that supposedly get around the differences in cable pull but i've never seen one in person.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-09, 04:35 PM
Replies: 26,588
Views: 16,388,625
Posted By doomkin

Yup. It's my name - Whang, TaeHee.

Yup. It's my name - Whang, TaeHee.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-09, 08:25 AM
Replies: 26,588
Views: 16,388,625
Posted By doomkin

Young Cycle custom Kalavinka Road: ...

Young Cycle custom Kalavinka Road:

http://photos-e.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs021.snc1/2644_539744161525_31400077_32981372_755720_n.jpg...
Forum: BMX
03-07-09, 06:56 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 113,583
Posted By doomkin

Edited for brevity: Facts: I don't BMX. ...

Edited for brevity:

Facts:
I don't BMX.
My friend BMX's.
We ride to the skate park often and I feel silly riding my road bike.
I'm not interested in seriously learning tricks.
I have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-09, 11:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,305
Posted By doomkin

I've honestly put a bunch of work into a pair of...

I've honestly put a bunch of work into a pair of Brooks saddles but no matter how soft they get, they're still too narrow for me (I've got stupid wide sit bones). I don't get numb, my ass doesn't get...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-09, 03:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,022
Posted By doomkin

racing doesn't count. one tube, one c02...

racing doesn't count.

one tube, one c02 cart, one silca c02 head, tire levers and a multi tool in one of those topeak bubble bag thingers.

my other bike i kept:
2x tubes
2x c02 carts
1x...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-09, 03:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,408
Posted By doomkin

C'dale Synapse, Specialized Roubaix, Bianchi C2C,...

C'dale Synapse, Specialized Roubaix, Bianchi C2C, any of those model lines would do the trick. We've got a guy who works a few hours a week at our shop who's like 70+ years old and rides a Synapse...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-09, 03:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,412
Posted By doomkin

Sigma has a pretty decent looking double wireless...

Sigma has a pretty decent looking double wireless for a lot less than what Cateye offers.

It's also light years easier to install. Cateye's double wireless is like pulling teeth... in fact that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-09, 03:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,390
Posted By doomkin

rapha's fixed jersey is pretty nice for daily...

rapha's fixed jersey is pretty nice for daily wear:

https://shop.signaturecycles.com/item-picture/54091/picture

yeah, it's a bit pricey, but it looks good and it feels good and i'll wear it for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-09, 06:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,016
Posted By doomkin

Pacific is letting C'dale go completely on their...

Pacific is letting C'dale go completely on their own. They may own C'dale but they know better than to **** with them.

Besides, Pacific ain't all bad. Schwinn has really turned around in the past...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-09, 06:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,092
Posted By doomkin

this statement got past all of you?

this statement got past all of you?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-09, 11:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,278
Posted By doomkin

cyclocross.

cyclocross.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-08, 07:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,622
Posted By doomkin

Kalavinka allows any frame builder that uses at...

Kalavinka allows any frame builder that uses at least three tubes and an unmentioned number of lugs as a 'Kalavinka'. I'm sure they also expect a certain amount of craftsmanship but that's all that...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-08, 07:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,622
Posted By doomkin

New Custom Kalavinka

Kalavinka tubes and lugs custom built by Young Cycle in South Korea.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v50/rawkitheart/-37836.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v50/rawkitheart/-37855.jpg
...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-03-08, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 912
Posted By doomkin

New Frame: Preventing Rust

I received word that my new frame has completed it's construction phase and that the builder is awaiting further instruction regarding paint. Before starting, however, he wants to know what I want...
11-03-08, 06:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,969
Posted By doomkin

hey, i didn't say anything about Marines. it's my...

hey, i didn't say anything about Marines. it's my understanding that the apos they run in seoul are handled by army personnel. perhaps its just a recent thing. a lot of us foreign teachers here rely...
10-30-08, 07:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,969
Posted By doomkin

lol thats the inside of skid bikes.

lol thats the inside of skid bikes.
Forum: Commuting
10-30-08, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By doomkin

personally i have not had similar experiences at...

personally i have not had similar experiences at all to the previous poster. i've commuted by bike for the past 4 years in chicago and seoul is a breeze in comparison. that said, if you're not...
10-30-08, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,969
Posted By doomkin

lol, wait. this is a ssfg post. hit up skid...

lol, wait. this is a ssfg post.

hit up skid bikes in apkujong. get off at the apkujong station, walk south a few blocks to the 'rodeo' (as in rodeo drive) and ask around for 'jah-jung-jahs'....
Forum: Commuting
10-30-08, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By doomkin

I've been here for about 2 months now and have...

I've been here for about 2 months now and have found commuting to be quite friendly here.

A lot of what you're used to finding at home you'll find here. That said, there will be stuff you won't...
10-30-08, 10:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,969
Posted By doomkin

once again, late on a relevant topic: dont...

once again, late on a relevant topic:

dont ship - especially via apo. shipping to korea from the states is expensive as hell and it doesnt help the fact that you cannot trust anything that goes...
Forum: Asia
10-30-08, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,742
Posted By doomkin

you're probably already here by now so i guess i...

you're probably already here by now so i guess i don't have much to add.

if you live in seoul or out in namyangju-si i suggest you check out camel bikes in donong. bob, the owner, studied in the...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-29-08, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By doomkin

i appreciate the way you word that. complexity is...

i appreciate the way you word that. complexity is really my biggest worry with this project.

currently i reside in seoul, south korea and the frame builder i'm looking at is a small korean track...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-28-08, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By doomkin

Custom Frame Considerations

I'm looking at having a custom frame made up for me but I feel somewhat unprepared regarding what kind of considerations I need to take when deciding what I want from the bike.

Obviously fit,...
Forum: Asia
09-21-08, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,525
Posted By doomkin

the han river has bicycle trails nearly over its...

the han river has bicycle trails nearly over its entirety. for a short trip i don't think you'll need more than that. bicycle rentals should be available at several locations along the path - don't...
09-18-08, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By doomkin

well i'm in korea right now and round trip is...

well i'm in korea right now and round trip is about $950 to get to nepal and back. the reason i ask is because there are so many hits via google. too much to sort through too much the same.

i just...
09-17-08, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By doomkin

Well I happen to be in the area for a while. I'm...

Well I happen to be in the area for a while. I'm just looking for a tour service to sign up with.
09-16-08, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By doomkin

Mountain Biking: Lhasa, Tibet to Kathmandu, Nepal

I've seen some tour companies run this route but have seen inconsistent pricing and a complete lack of review services.

Anyone done the trip? Comment on good pricing? Particular services I should...
09-12-08, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By doomkin

I was told there is an 18% tariff on the insured...

I was told there is an 18% tariff on the insured price of all used and new items entering through customs. has this been your experience?
09-12-08, 12:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By doomkin

International Shipping - Chicago to Seoul

Two weeks ago I arrived in Seoul starting a one year contract to teach English at a brand new elementary school. Thinking Seoul's burgeoning fixed gear scene would be similar to what I experienced in...
08-28-08, 07:25 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 20,731
Posted By doomkin

you can go faster when you know you can stop...

you can go faster when you know you can stop yourself.
08-28-08, 06:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,634
Posted By doomkin

didn't know they made a mount for nutted axles -...

didn't know they made a mount for nutted axles - guess that would work just fine then. that said, it's also a pain in the ass to take the wheel on and off. frame mounting just seems easier.

as far...
08-28-08, 10:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,634
Posted By doomkin

a kid-a-pault? yikes. go for the burley...

a kid-a-pault? yikes.

go for the burley trailer. just make sure it's a frame mounted and not a quick-release mount.
08-27-08, 11:25 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 49,045
Posted By doomkin

edited for brevity.

edited for brevity.
08-26-08, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By doomkin

double wireless is a huge pain in the ass. ...

double wireless is a huge pain in the ass.

if you don't trust the included measurements you can measure your own wheels easily. consider that every time you change your tire you mess with your...
08-26-08, 09:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 990
Posted By doomkin

I dont know if our shop is just in the wrong...

I dont know if our shop is just in the wrong neighborhood but we've been seeing far more bike repair work being done than new sales. In fact, I think new sales is down by quite a bit.

New bikes of...
08-26-08, 01:02 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,185,972
Posted By doomkin

I agree. Thats why shops have separate rates for...

I agree. Thats why shops have separate rates for SS bikes and geared. We charge $150 for a complete overhaul and $69.99 for a tune-up on geared bikes. Only $69.99 for an overhaul and $50 for a...
08-26-08, 01:00 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,185,972
Posted By doomkin

SS tune-up: $55 - Wheel True $15 x2 - Brake...

SS tune-up: $55
- Wheel True $15 x2
- Brake Adjust $15 x2 (Already $60)
- Grease & Lubrication $8
- Steerer Tube Cutting $20
- Cog & Lockring Installation $15
- Chainline Adjustment (BB Labor)...
08-26-08, 12:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,544
Posted By doomkin

i've used tire levers as spoons... i mean, big,...

i've used tire levers as spoons... i mean, big, dh tire levers.
08-26-08, 12:15 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,185,972
Posted By doomkin

my lbs charges $50.00 - the cost of a SS (bmx)...

my lbs charges $50.00 - the cost of a SS (bmx) tuneup. not too shabby for a professional build up with proper greasing, lubrication, assembly and inspection. as long as they're not incompetent you...
08-26-08, 12:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,544
Posted By doomkin

A good cyclocross ride with provide as much fun...

A good cyclocross ride with provide as much fun and far more versatility than a track bike hands down on nearly any basis of judgment except on the track. I'd have given up and walked if I had taken...
Replies: 35
Views: 2,623
Posted By doomkin

I've done it once on accident. Our paceline was...

I've done it once on accident. Our paceline was about 30 long and was accordianing a lot. As the leads pulled into turn 1 it slowed fast so I pulled right and attempted to slow down. I felt my tire...
08-25-08, 11:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,544
Posted By doomkin

Learn how to fix a flat. Better yet, buy a C02...

Learn how to fix a flat. Better yet, buy a C02 inflater so in the event of a flat you can still get home.

Dont buy **** from the outernet and take it to your LBS and expect them to do **** for...
08-25-08, 12:52 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 20,731
Posted By doomkin

http://images.encyclopediadramatica.com/images/5/5...

http://images.encyclopediadramatica.com/images/5/5b/Successful_troll2.jpg
08-18-08, 11:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,266
Posted By doomkin

i only pop out when i attempt long skids and my...

i only pop out when i attempt long skids and my ankle rolls a bit. otherwise the the clipping in and out is easier than with any other system i've tried. besides, i don't usually skid too much,...
08-18-08, 10:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,892
Posted By doomkin

maybe it's just me but madison is a way more...

maybe it's just me but madison is a way more awesome cycling city than philadelphia.
08-17-08, 11:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,266
Posted By doomkin

http://www.bikemagic.com/news/images/spec07_bgpro_...

http://www.bikemagic.com/news/images/spec07_bgpro_hi.jpg

http://www.bikeisland.com/images/qeggsl.jpg

easy to walk in, easy to clip in and out. skidding is... sketchy. my beaters tend to unclip...
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