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09-29-09, 05:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,482
Posted By whalesalad

Thanks for the tips everyone ;) From all your...

Thanks for the tips everyone ;) From all your responses the ones that appeal most look like the incase hip pack and the Cocotte Frida.
09-29-09, 05:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,482
Posted By whalesalad

Looking for an uber small messenger bag

Hey Everyone,

I have the medium sized chrome bag right now, and have owned it for a few years now. I absolutely love it and have hauled everything from gallons of milk to a couple six packs, all...
09-22-09, 03:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,187
Posted By whalesalad

What size are you looking for? I have a 53cm 2005...

What size are you looking for? I have a 53cm 2005 concept that I might be interested in selling.
09-15-09, 04:58 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 35,248
Posted By whalesalad

Two days ago, those of you LOST fans out there...

Two days ago, those of you LOST fans out there will understand ze pic.

http://grab.by/4kz
09-15-09, 01:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By whalesalad

Concept Chainline

Hey Everyone,

I build up my old fixie for my GF tonight as it's a smaller frame and noticed while riding it around it was DEAD silent. It has a perfect chainline. I can hear myself breath when...
08-31-09, 02:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 727
Posted By whalesalad

I'm a big guy, I weigh about 240 pounds and ride...

I'm a big guy, I weigh about 240 pounds and ride a 2005 concept on Deep v's. I've screwed around with a lot of tires and my favorite have to be Soma Everwears, and not just for skidding.

I hated...
05-07-09, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,973,138
Posted By whalesalad

Some new oury grips, a 50mm thomson stem, and...

Some new oury grips, a 50mm thomson stem, and some easton risers to replace my bullhorns. Also a new izumi gold track chain and a 19T EAI cog. Some new soma everwears too yay.

I got mono a little...
05-01-09, 06:19 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,501
Posted By whalesalad

Full-time web designer/developer --...

Full-time web designer/developer -- http://whalesalad.com
02-02-09, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By whalesalad

Shout to Everyone with a Chrome Soma!

A buddy of mine is looking to get a new bag for riding. We both ride to-from work and are geeky web developer folk so laptops are coming along for the ride too. I have a big ass chrome bag right now...
01-19-09, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By whalesalad

Just take off your wheels and get a toptube bad...

Just take off your wheels and get a toptube bad sewn into your crotch of your shorts, you can run everywhere like those horses on a stick.
01-04-09, 08:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,427
Posted By whalesalad

Trade that hate tank in for a krypto mini....

Trade that hate tank in for a krypto mini. Jeeeeeez. I used to have one of those beasts of burdon.
12-19-08, 11:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,949
Posted By whalesalad

Oh wow Burbank heh. I grew up in Glendale, one...

Oh wow Burbank heh. I grew up in Glendale, one town over.

Definitely start out trying to work this out with the seller before going up the ladder. They're totally full of **** and both you know...
11-22-08, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By whalesalad

I've seen that bike in orange before... i'm...

I've seen that bike in orange before... i'm pretty sure.
11-22-08, 12:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,177
Posted By whalesalad

Yea bro that thing is totally disgusting. Save...

Yea bro that thing is totally disgusting. Save yourself the trouble and put it back in the dumpster, or recycle it in a better way and just melt it into a ball of steel and build an iron cannon to...
11-22-08, 12:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,551
Posted By whalesalad

Seriously what a waste of cash.

Seriously what a waste of cash.
11-22-08, 12:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,222
Posted By whalesalad

I do about 5 miles each way to work every day and...

I do about 5 miles each way to work every day and sprinkle in longer rides whenever I can. Last night I rode from my office to Aloha Stadium (home of the NFL pro bowl yeehaw) and that was a good ~19...
11-16-08, 02:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,657
Posted By whalesalad

Damn. I have Surly hubs and have noticed this...

Damn. I have Surly hubs and have noticed this problem as well, didn't know it was due to the nature of them being Surly. Are the more typical Formula hubs a better buy in the future?
11-14-08, 05:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,844
Posted By whalesalad

I use my shoe to tension my wheel. Works every...

I use my shoe to tension my wheel. Works every time. Shove the shoe in there and slide it down or fold it in half if you need more push. Helps to have your tire pumped up too... depending on the...
11-04-08, 07:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,502
Posted By whalesalad

Fairly all crank arms in this neck of the woods...

Fairly all crank arms in this neck of the woods are 5-bolt pattern. You'll wanna figure out the BCD (bolt circle diameter?) of the chainring and then choose a new crank that way. But... that...
11-04-08, 07:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,502
Posted By whalesalad

That thing does indeed look massive, something...

That thing does indeed look massive, something like a 57. Eh.
11-01-08, 02:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,624
Posted By whalesalad

There is some great info on Sheldon Brown's...

There is some great info on Sheldon Brown's website re: this exact thing :)

http://sheldonbrown.com/fixed.html#bigsmall
10-31-08, 03:10 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,373
Posted By whalesalad

This same sort of thing happened all the time on...

This same sort of thing happened all the time on VW Vortex...

"I just got a Jetta from my grandmas gin rummy buddy down the road for $100!! What should my first modz be???? K&N intake and a new...
10-23-08, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By whalesalad

Damn thanks for the link I should sell my concept...

Damn thanks for the link I should sell my concept and buy that ;)

From looking at the images, knowing nearly nothing about TK2 bikes... it appears that those are indeed aluminum track ends. I...
10-22-08, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By whalesalad

Heh I need my own hall-of-fame thread with teflon...

Heh I need my own hall-of-fame thread with teflon tape and top tube brakes.
10-22-08, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By whalesalad

Yee wow I'm a ****in idiot. Thanks for pointing...

Yee wow I'm a ****in idiot. Thanks for pointing that out. I was smoking some of that group buy sample smoke from the guy wanting to borrow a bike for 2 days from his LBS :D

I'll leave that nugget...
10-22-08, 10:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,287
Posted By whalesalad

heh, good song.

heh, good song.
10-22-08, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By whalesalad

Salsa stem upside down

Hello my bike forum bretheren. I just snagged a 60mm nubby little Salsa CroMoto SUL stem and got it yesterday. To get a nice level angle with my top tube and to have a bit more reach I flipped the...
10-20-08, 02:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,182
Posted By whalesalad

It's also easier to get laid with a track geo too...

It's also easier to get laid with a track geo too ;)

Next Project: top tube bell array, one button, 12 bells.
10-17-08, 03:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,854
Posted By whalesalad

I have a concept and really like it a lot, but...

I have a concept and really like it a lot, but that vigorelli sure does looks sick. I really love the look of that new mash bike too... if that wasn't such a marketing stunt pre-packaged bike I'd go...
10-16-08, 07:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,464
Posted By whalesalad

I couldn't agree more on every single one of his...

I couldn't agree more on every single one of his points. I too probably commit dozens of moving violations on my route home every day. I won't blindly shoot into traffic like MASH status (still...
10-16-08, 07:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,831
Posted By whalesalad

Looks worse than something you'd find on...

Looks worse than something you'd find on bikesdirect :/
10-15-08, 01:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By whalesalad

Best seat for skidding?

I hear a lot of people ride turbo saddles for maddd skidz. Waht is the best seat for teh skidz**********
10-15-08, 01:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 727
Posted By whalesalad

Best ride ever was about a week ago hanging with...

Best ride ever was about a week ago hanging with some fixed buddies, having a few beers so getting a little bit of a buzz and then booking it down this bomb ass hill with another guy on a capo. There...
10-15-08, 01:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,615
Posted By whalesalad

Hahahaha. I don't know who I am more in love...

Hahahaha. I don't know who I am more in love with, you for your outrageous comment or the jailbait up above. Lulz.

AND... for all you blowhards who are kvitching and kvetching about this pedofile...
10-15-08, 01:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,615
Posted By whalesalad

http://www.pedobearpics.com/pedobear/ienxu9.jpg ...

http://www.pedobearpics.com/pedobear/ienxu9.jpg

Cute, and nice choice of bike :)

I'm only 19 so I'm not *that* much of a pedo I guess.
10-08-08, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,161,171
Posted By whalesalad

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3160/2893346303_e8c...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3160/2893346303_e8cd31555a_o.png

Ignore the toe strap on the toptube right here... was using it earlier and just stuck it there to get it out of teh way....
10-08-08, 05:10 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,932
Posted By whalesalad

Don't forget nickels in the end of the oury's...

Don't forget nickels in the end of the oury's where the edge of the bar meets the rubber so that **** won't poke through.
10-07-08, 05:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 23,094
Posted By whalesalad

x2

x2
09-24-08, 12:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,905
Posted By whalesalad

My chrome is very conformable off and on my back,...

My chrome is very conformable off and on my back, but it is not what I thought it would be in terms of storage for smaller items.

I have yet to find a bag that matches what I was looking for, and...
09-22-08, 04:51 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 10,862
Posted By whalesalad

1) When I see someone on a conversion a little...

1) When I see someone on a conversion a little piece of me dies and god kills a kitten. Not because I think down upon them or anything, I agree with a previous posters sentiment that "oh cool,...
09-19-08, 04:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,003
Posted By whalesalad

Holy **** that cannondale is HEINOUS. Looks like...

Holy **** that cannondale is HEINOUS. Looks like batmans getaway tarck pod.
09-19-08, 04:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,842
Posted By whalesalad

I scored one on fabrichorse.com for something...

I scored one on fabrichorse.com for something like $13 shipped. It's great :)
09-19-08, 04:52 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,342
Posted By whalesalad

Badass :)

Badass :)
09-17-08, 02:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,902
Posted By whalesalad

diggin the streetlight manifesto avatar.

diggin the streetlight manifesto avatar.
09-16-08, 11:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,933
Posted By whalesalad

They aren't rb 021's. They are some sort of...

They aren't rb 021's. They are some sort of pursuit bar but they are deffo not rb 021s.
09-16-08, 03:34 AM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,161,171
Posted By whalesalad

Kinda not enjoying the 53cm... would definitely...

Kinda not enjoying the 53cm... would definitely like to give 55 a shot. Would even trade with someone straight up.

Looks like a toy in this picture of my buddy riding it:...
09-16-08, 03:25 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 8,110
Posted By whalesalad

Off-topic but I was in SD recently for a...

Off-topic but I was in SD recently for a conference and was in the drive-thru at In-n-out with my broseph when I saw two dudes pull up to a light across the road on bikes. They were not bmx bikes and...
09-16-08, 03:20 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 486,344
Posted By whalesalad

Want: Some black gloss risers and maybe some oury...

Want: Some black gloss risers and maybe some oury grips :)

Have: Black Nitto RB-021 Pursuit Bars as pictured here: They are brand new, installed on the bike and ridden on a few rides, then I threw...
09-16-08, 03:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,933
Posted By whalesalad

The nicest leader that I have ever seen was on...

The nicest leader that I have ever seen was on FGG just the other day...

Linky: http://fixedgeargallery.com/2008/sept/2/WesSiler.htm

Teaser:...
09-16-08, 03:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By whalesalad

I've been riding a Cayne Uno for pretty much all...

I've been riding a Cayne Uno for pretty much all of this year until recently when I upgraded (some might argue this) to a Pista Concept. Sometimes I miss it because it had a more relaxed geometry and...
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