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05-31-11, 04:47 AM
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http://i.imgur.com/mf2aw.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/mf2aw.jpg
05-27-11, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,229
Posted By AModernDrunkard

This. I own the charge plug racer. The geometry...

This. I own the charge plug racer. The geometry of the charge frame is more relaxed compared to my kilo tt, which, imo is nice for longer riders. I have also upgraded quite a few things on it,...
04-10-11, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By AModernDrunkard

^^ Its basically the same pattern as my front...

^^ Its basically the same pattern as my front wheel, except that it is a 36h rim and hub, thus becoming 3 leading 3 trailing. It was easier to lace than the 3x.
04-08-11, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By AModernDrunkard

After a nice hard ride, verdict says, awesome! ...

After a nice hard ride, verdict says, awesome! The hubs spin super smooth and the wheels are nice and stiff, no flex my 145lb body can notice. Any beginners out there, stress relieve your spokes as...
04-08-11, 03:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By AModernDrunkard

There is no hub brand marked in the center. ...

There is no hub brand marked in the center. There was a sticker but i removed it. So i didnt have to worry about that.
04-07-11, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By AModernDrunkard

I just finished putting the bike together about...

I just finished putting the bike together about 30 minutes ago, and of course it started to rain. Going to have to take it for a test ride tomorrow when its supposed to be sunny. As I was stress...
04-07-11, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By AModernDrunkard

Built My First Set of Wheels

Built up a front and back wheel for my nice weather ride. Was easier than I though, though I did take my sweet time and made sure everything was perfect and true. Since I did not have a tension...
10-29-10, 01:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,286
Posted By AModernDrunkard

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http://captionsearch.com/pix/thumb/2rub7eoeem-t.jpg
09-10-10, 08:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,573
Posted By AModernDrunkard

Born and raised outside of Seattle, now settled...

Born and raised outside of Seattle, now settled in Berlin.
07-03-10, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 417,057
Posted By AModernDrunkard

I pretty much will be found listening to Dnb(the...

I pretty much will be found listening to Dnb(the skull****ery type), Death Metal, or Thrash metal. All the time. Really loud.
those that like good dnb, drumandbasstv.com is streaming from seattle...
06-21-10, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By AModernDrunkard

Both are 32 hole rims, the front will technically...

Both are 32 hole rims, the front will technically be a 2 leading 2 trailing lacing pattern.
06-21-10, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By AModernDrunkard

Rear is 3 cross front will be 2 cross. Thus the...

Rear is 3 cross front will be 2 cross. Thus the difference.

Thanks for the reply, thats what i thought, just wanted to make sure. It will be my first build, though i will have professional there...
06-21-10, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By AModernDrunkard

Spoke length rounding question

I am getting ready to build up a set of wheels and have calculated my spoke lengths.

For the front the length says 271.6 but the spokes I want only are available in 270 or 276. I am assuming i...
06-19-10, 02:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,906
Posted By AModernDrunkard

To each his own, but when they were screwing...

To each his own, but when they were screwing around at the very end, on the Soviet memorial here in Berlin, thats not cool. Thousands of soldiers are buried there and they are using it for a...
05-10-10, 02:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,903
Posted By AModernDrunkard

True Schwalbe does have tons of better wet...

True Schwalbe does have tons of better wet weather tires, depends on the budget though. And FYI the m+ does come in 700x25, they are on my bike right now :thumb:.
05-08-10, 08:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 872
Posted By AModernDrunkard

I have no need for headphones. I am so awesome...

I have no need for headphones. I am so awesome there is a full band following me everywhere, blaring death metal turned up to 11.
05-04-10, 11:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,903
Posted By AModernDrunkard

Schwalbe Marathon Plus work awesome for me. ...

Schwalbe Marathon Plus work awesome for me. Great in the corners, and great stopping traction.
Forum: Europe
04-17-10, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,547
Posted By AModernDrunkard

The Police have a list on their website if you...

The Police have a list on their website if you search for it.
Forum: Europe
04-17-10, 03:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,547
Posted By AModernDrunkard

They have to meet the StVO Regulations, and on...

They have to meet the StVO Regulations, and on most heavier bikes, they are required to have a dynamo to power them. I think if it is under 11kg you are allowed to have battery powered lights.
Forum: Commuting
04-05-10, 09:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,276
Posted By AModernDrunkard

Here in Berlin there are dedicated bike traffic...

Here in Berlin there are dedicated bike traffic lights, and corresponding turn lanes/lights.
04-05-10, 05:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 567
Posted By AModernDrunkard

Yeah, work for a bike rental company. Mad...

Yeah, work for a bike rental company. Mad business easter weekend here.
04-04-10, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 567
Posted By AModernDrunkard

I had to try and not spit up tea while laughing...

I had to try and not spit up tea while laughing at work to this.
04-03-10, 05:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,613
Posted By AModernDrunkard

im 5'7" With about a 29.5" inseam, and also ride...

im 5'7" With about a 29.5" inseam, and also ride a 47. Even with a super short MTB stem and risers, i dont feel cramped on longer rides. Go to a shop, have them help you try out some other stem/bar...
04-01-10, 02:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,280
Posted By AModernDrunkard

I wear this bright ass helmet. Goes with the...

I wear this bright ass helmet. Goes with the dreads, haha.
http://www.fcwatersports.co.uk/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/5e06319eda06f020e43594a9c230972d/w/a/watts_rasta_4.jpg
03-28-10, 06:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,061
Posted By AModernDrunkard

My bike would do that when the pedal threads were...

My bike would do that when the pedal threads were dry. Take them off the crank arms, regrease the threads, and try riding again.
03-27-10, 02:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,025
Posted By AModernDrunkard

Yeah Berlin cracked down hard. As long as you...

Yeah Berlin cracked down hard. As long as you have a break they let it slide though. The the fixed gear boom is boomin here. People are riding all sorts of janky conversions to look cool. No foot...
03-25-10, 01:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,320
Posted By AModernDrunkard

I ride in the rain regardless if i have to be...

I ride in the rain regardless if i have to be somewhere or want to go somewhere. I just have the Planet Bike speedez fenders on my Kilo TT and they keep me reasonably dry. Full fenders of course...
03-22-10, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,500,725
Posted By AModernDrunkard

I remeber seing the og pic somewhere. And at...

I remeber seing the og pic somewhere.

And at that republic pic, good lord.
03-22-10, 03:02 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,500,725
Posted By AModernDrunkard

I just about spit coffee out my nose this morning...

I just about spit coffee out my nose this morning at work when i saw that. Jeebus. Thanks Scrod.
03-12-10, 01:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,825
Posted By AModernDrunkard

^^ Haha sounds like the equivalent of berlin. ...

^^ Haha sounds like the equivalent of berlin. They always break the glass right in the bike lane.
03-11-10, 12:54 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,790
Posted By AModernDrunkard

I go for the double whammy. Dreads and a helmet...

I go for the double whammy. Dreads and a helmet most of the time. Had to get the xl size bern to fit all that hair. Oh yeah, its sweet rasta colors too, stereotypical but fun.

I also use a mid...
03-10-10, 05:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,825
Posted By AModernDrunkard

^^ Ouch. From what im reading, it seems that...

^^ Ouch.
From what im reading, it seems that the most schwalbe models are not that available in the us. Wierd. Next time i fly home i will have to bring a bunch.
03-09-10, 03:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,825
Posted By AModernDrunkard

I will second this. In berlin there is glass...

I will second this. In berlin there is glass everywhere and the M+ rock on through it all.
02-27-10, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By AModernDrunkard

I use Truvativ Holzfeller bars and stem on my...

I use Truvativ Holzfeller bars and stem on my kilo. They are ultralight risers, though i had to cut a massive amount off. The stem is also extra extra short. I find it quite nice for riding around...
02-24-10, 06:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,087
Posted By AModernDrunkard

Why do you seem to have the same facial...

Why do you seem to have the same facial expression as the sockpuppet there scrod? Wierding me out.

And i agree invest in the bookset and punctuationset.
02-22-10, 01:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By AModernDrunkard

Amen, from another dread head.

Amen, from another dread head.
02-19-10, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,712
Posted By AModernDrunkard

Im 5'7" with about a 30 inch inseam and the XS...

Im 5'7" with about a 30 inch inseam and the XS fits me great. Their site has a chart of the seat tube lengths and everything. if i remember correctly they measure them c-t.
01-12-10, 01:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,584
Posted By AModernDrunkard

Ooooooohhhhhh. Shiny! Very nice looking bike. ...

Ooooooohhhhhh. Shiny! Very nice looking bike. Clean and simple.
01-08-10, 03:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,934
Posted By AModernDrunkard

I am able to fit a Kenda 28 in the back with a...

I am able to fit a Kenda 28 in the back with a little bit of clearance. In the front my Schwalbe marathon 25's barely, just barely clear the brake. I had to adjust the brake to make them fit, but...
01-07-10, 04:10 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,532,153
Posted By AModernDrunkard

The stem and handlebars are both Truvativ...

The stem and handlebars are both Truvativ Holzfeller. Got them off the mechanic at work. The stem is super short, but rocks for rallying around town. Ill snap some picks this afternoon.
01-06-10, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,532,153
Posted By AModernDrunkard

Went for a snowy ride today and took some pics. ...

Went for a snowy ride today and took some pics.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v645/prcarmic/CIMG5666.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v645/prcarmic/CIMG5665.jpg...
01-02-10, 10:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,861
Posted By AModernDrunkard

I use schwalbe tires here in Germany. The are...

I use schwalbe tires here in Germany. The are quite awesome. I use the Marathon Plus Race, 25c with kevlar to help protect against flats. Works great,even with the tons of glass on the streets...
12-16-09, 08:32 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,133
Posted By AModernDrunkard

Exactly, I will only put the leggings on under...

Exactly, I will only put the leggings on under the shorts if its dumping rain/snow If its a clear day and above -5 C im pretty good with just shorts all the time. People think you are crazy though.
12-03-09, 11:43 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 17,675
Posted By AModernDrunkard

I wonder if they ship internationally? edit:...

I wonder if they ship internationally?

edit: It appears some of the auctions do and some don't. Eeeenteresting. Shipping is pricey though.
11-26-09, 05:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,456
Posted By AModernDrunkard

I use thin leather motorcycle gloves, with...

I use thin leather motorcycle gloves, with padding in the palms
the leather is perforated and breaths decently well. Excellent grip and durability. I also use them every day, rain or shine, and i...
11-20-09, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,173
Posted By AModernDrunkard

Schwalbe Marathon 25 in the front. It looks beefy...

Schwalbe Marathon 25 in the front. It looks beefy because it has actual tread on it, barely clears the brake. The back is a 28c Kenda, that i just abuse. Saving the other Marathon for the coming...
11-20-09, 05:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By AModernDrunkard

I have some bars from charge that are pretty much...

I have some bars from charge that are pretty much the exact same as those. They are up for grabs, shoot me a pm if you are interested.:thumb:
...
11-20-09, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,532,153
Posted By AModernDrunkard

Hey Scrod, what chain is that?

Hey Scrod, what chain is that?
11-19-09, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,532,153
Posted By AModernDrunkard

Snapped a pic on the way home. Got my fenders on...

Snapped a pic on the way home. Got my fenders on now, they work great, although the back one is a bit wobbly.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v645/prcarmic/DSC05421.jpg
11-19-09, 03:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,173
Posted By AModernDrunkard

My Planet Bike Speedez keep me quite dry on my...

My Planet Bike Speedez keep me quite dry on my kilo. I get a little spray on the tips of my toes from toe overlap, and a little on the cuffs from the back wheel spraying forward, but that is it. I...
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