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06-13-19, 06:33 PM
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Posted By ethet

Wabi sabi silliness... ...

Wabi sabi silliness...
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05-27-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,138
Posted By ethet

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-27-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 108,536
Posted By ethet

Punch is one of my favorite bands... They...

Punch is one of my favorite bands... They transcend genre and simply rip over all them. Cheers!
05-27-19, 05:43 PM
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Views: 108,536
Posted By ethet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtzhvJh9NRY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtzhvJh9NRY
05-27-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 23,243
Posted By ethet

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05-27-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 23,243
Posted By ethet

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03-28-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,002
Posted By ethet

In trying to figure this out, scientifically, I...

In trying to figure this out, scientifically, I acquired 80mm and 90mm stems.

Perhaps I am crazy, though my theory is that in a quest for stability: Steeper head tubes may find compensation by...
03-28-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,002
Posted By ethet

While my stem is slammed, I have 650mm of rise in...

While my stem is slammed, I have 650mm of rise in my bar.... I am in granny territory.

Would a differential in drop indicate twitchiness? When *none* of my other bikes exhibit this behavior with...
03-28-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,002
Posted By ethet

Indeed, I understand, and I am thankful for your...

Indeed, I understand, and I am thankful for your help. All my metrics are from me riding the bars on the 'tops' or 'humps' (95% of my time on a bike) which put me in the same position as a road...
03-28-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,002
Posted By ethet

Indeed, I would think that is obvious :) Can...

Indeed, I would think that is obvious :)

Can this position be compensated for via stem length, or is this purely geometric and therefore psychological and/or adaptive?

Edit... I apologize for...
03-28-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 501,845
Posted By ethet

Nitto 626 seatposts are on sale at Alex's...

Nitto 626 seatposts are on sale at Alex's (https://alexscycle.com/collections/sale/products/nos-nitto-dynamic626-anodized-1) for $56USD...

This might not seem like a big deal, though 27.0mm posts...
03-28-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By ethet

I have a 2015 53cm Wabi Special, which I believe...

I have a 2015 53cm Wabi Special, which I believe is geometrically identical to your frame.

Crank clearance has been a nightmare with this frame. I thought: "I'll throw a Sugino 75 on this thing...
03-28-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 23,243
Posted By ethet

One of my happiest moments was discussing the...

One of my happiest moments was discussing the Wabi/Surly conundrum with you... This is such a lovely line-up :)
03-28-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 23,243
Posted By ethet

Thank you, you are kind :) I do have a type,...

Thank you, you are kind :)

I do have a type, certainly, though it is rather humorous how different those bike are when one is actually riding them...
03-28-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,002
Posted By ethet

Stem Length Theory

I am mildly insane in that I have three fixed-gear bikes, though the newest is an honest-to-goodness track frame (NJS), whilst the others are roadish things (Steamroller and a Wabi). I am...
03-25-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 23,243
Posted By ethet

That there failure

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03-25-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 23,243
Posted By ethet

My NJS thing

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01-24-19, 12:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By ethet

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01-24-19, 12:13 AM
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Posted By ethet

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01-24-19, 12:11 AM
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Posted By ethet

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01-23-19, 10:14 PM
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Views: 858
Posted By ethet

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01-23-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By ethet

C'mon... Tell me how you calculated that... Where...

C'mon... Tell me how you calculated that... Where are those numbers coming from.
01-23-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By ethet

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01-23-19, 09:30 PM
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Posted By ethet

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01-23-19, 09:21 PM
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Posted By ethet

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01-23-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 858
Posted By ethet

09-13-17, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5,711
Views: 1,079,336
Posted By ethet

https://scontent-ort2-2.cdninstagram.com/t51.2885-...

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Rivendell Quickbeam. Nitto Promenade bars. LOL Dirt prophylactic. Drum.
08-28-17, 09:24 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 61,494
Posted By ethet

https://dotism.org/items/rbt/1.jpg ^ I had a...

https://dotism.org/items/rbt/1.jpg

^ I had a brown Charge Spoon on it for a while, when it still had a triple, though it felt too 'precious' or something, too 'tweedy'... The black is a little...
08-26-17, 06:50 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 61,494
Posted By ethet

https://dotism.org/items/rbt/summer2017/1.jpg ...

https://dotism.org/items/rbt/summer2017/1.jpg
https://dotism.org/items/rbt/summer2017/2.jpg
07-29-17, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 177,043
Posted By ethet

For me, completely wrapping every bar on every...

For me, completely wrapping every bar on every bike I have in Neubaum's and then finishing in twine is a signal to all who might notice that I worship at the altar of Petersen.

Like a...
07-28-17, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 177,043
Posted By ethet

https://dotism.org/items/roller/summer2017/1.jpg ...

https://dotism.org/items/roller/summer2017/1.jpg
https://dotism.org/items/roller/summer2017/2.jpg
04-30-17, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By ethet

I use my Surly Steamroller with 40mm studded...

I use my Surly Steamroller with 40mm studded tires all winter long.

Edit: An old picture, but you get the idea:

http://www.pedalroom.com/p/steamroller-25251_7.jpg
04-28-17, 01:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,058
Posted By ethet

:beer: I had a recent New Bike Process and...

:beer:

I had a recent New Bike Process and it took me a lot to decide against the Clem... Such a nifty bike. Congratulations!

I would be really interested in learning about your impressions of...
04-28-17, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By ethet

This sounds suspiciously like the problem I...

This sounds suspiciously like the problem I experienced, and because it was intermittent it made me crazier (and wrongly blame other parts). This was a second-hand bike and I hadn't overhauled the...
04-28-17, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By ethet

I have a SOMA Roundwise (26.0) you can have if...

I have a SOMA Roundwise (26.0) you can have if you want it.

Edit: The bar is new and it would free, just to clarify.
04-28-17, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By ethet

Is the click constant, or once per pedal...

Is the click constant, or once per pedal revolution, or is there any discernible pattern?

I had a click that was driving me crazy a long time ago and it turned out to be a chainring bolt.
04-28-17, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,582
Posted By ethet

This made me smile. Thank you for that.

This made me smile. Thank you for that.
04-27-17, 06:53 PM
Replies: 24,400
Views: 1,898,913
Posted By ethet

:love:

:love:
04-27-17, 06:13 PM
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Views: 1,898,913
Posted By ethet

:thumb:

:thumb:
04-27-17, 04:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,058
Posted By ethet

Thank you for the thoughts... There is a lot in...

Thank you for the thoughts... There is a lot in your post that only furthers my curiosity as to what this new Rivendell frame will be. (A severe critique of track-ends on non-track single-speeds has...
04-27-17, 03:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,058
Posted By ethet

I apologize. I was deep in this segment of the...

I apologize. I was deep in this segment of the market recently while trying to find a new frame, and for some reason 'Straggler' and 'Singlespeed' had been pounded into my head. Probably because I...
04-27-17, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24,400
Views: 1,898,913
Posted By ethet

The difference is subtle. There is only one...

The difference is subtle. There is only one person in the second picture.
04-27-17, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24,400
Views: 1,898,913
Posted By ethet

I agree that he was critiquing his former self....

I agree that he was critiquing his former self. He was a person that he didn't feel comfortable being, and rather than discarding his entire identity as a cyclist, he found a way to maintain his...
04-27-17, 02:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,058
Posted By ethet

79pmooney To me, one of Surly's big selling...

79pmooney To me, one of Surly's big selling points for the Straggler is its ability to be easily converted to a single-speed (http://surlybikes.com/bikes/straggler) with purpose-designed front-facing...
04-27-17, 02:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,058
Posted By ethet

This made my day... Thank you. And good...

This made my day... Thank you.

And good call, TejanoTrackie...
04-26-17, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5,711
Views: 1,079,336
Posted By ethet

No kidding... I can't imagine how...

No kidding... I can't imagine how difficult/time-consuming it is to make the sorts of videos that she makes (and you make?). I made a video once where I was simply trying to line up things with the...
04-26-17, 12:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,058
Posted By ethet

That is interesting... The only Quickbeams I've...

That is interesting... The only Quickbeams I've seen have been fixed (above) or single-speed (and these are Rivendell employees'), for example:
...
04-26-17, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5,711
Views: 1,079,336
Posted By ethet

Laura´s Bicycle Sidecar

Laura´s Bicycle Sidecar
04-26-17, 10:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,058
Posted By ethet

I imagine that he finds track bikes on the street...

I imagine that he finds track bikes on the street a little silly, though if his own bike is any indication, the simplicity of a nicely-designed single-speed doesn't contradict his whim:
...
04-25-17, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 929
Posted By ethet

This just made my day... :beer:

This just made my day... :beer:
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