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12-16-12, 07:52 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 958,867
Posted By J Pedals

Last night I was stopped by campus police for...

Last night I was stopped by campus police for "walking in the darkness suspiciously with a bike". They're cracking down I guess, because the semester just ended and a lot of students leave their...
12-08-12, 02:18 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,931
Posted By J Pedals

My Alien cost me approx. $419 to build up. A lot...

My Alien cost me approx. $419 to build up. A lot of parts sourced for free, with major expenses being frame/fork and wheels.
12-06-12, 01:35 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 958,867
Posted By J Pedals

Just got a second job! Agreed to do an 8 hour...

Just got a second job! Agreed to do an 8 hour training shift in the morning without realizing it was immediately after a 9 hour overnight at my primary job. :cry:
12-04-12, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,238,804
Posted By J Pedals

I have cranks of the same design, 52t. I've...

I have cranks of the same design, 52t. I've since made the rear cog bigger. Not bad cranks, considering they're super light in my opinion. Mine started making mad creaks recently though, not sure...
12-02-12, 03:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By J Pedals

I agree! I loosened the shift cable so I...

I agree!

I loosened the shift cable so I could liberally lube all the housings, and opened the shifter cover and shifted to the smallest cog, checking to make sure the cable was seated correctly. ...
11-28-12, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By J Pedals

Thank you guys. The shifter was acting in a...

Thank you guys. The shifter was acting in a somewhat ratcheting friction action, as you, TiBikeGuy, better expressed as not clicking into each position.

I did insert the cable while in a middle...
11-28-12, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,238,804
Posted By J Pedals

Hahaha I liked that tape! Looks good both ways!

Hahaha I liked that tape! Looks good both ways!
11-28-12, 04:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 936
Posted By J Pedals

^:lol:

^:lol:
11-27-12, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3,898
Views: 551,270
Posted By J Pedals

^Noticed that a few days ago. That orange color...

^Noticed that a few days ago. That orange color is really hot; too tempting.
11-26-12, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3,898
Views: 551,270
Posted By J Pedals

Watch the "sale!" page. And I'm not sure that...

Watch the "sale!" page. And I'm not sure that you have to be there the very moment the item goes on sale. The Omniums have been sale priced since the sale began this morning. And eat lots of...
11-23-12, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 601,472
Posted By J Pedals

Haha, do want. I would totally buy it if it were...

Haha, do want. I would totally buy it if it were like $20 and not $125. Also, the website is awful to navigate and lists the saddle as 4 lbs hahaha.
11-23-12, 02:48 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 958,867
Posted By J Pedals

Sounds like the situation is as good as it can be...

Sounds like the situation is as good as it can be given the circumstances. It would be sad to be in that person's shoes; I'm glad they are behaving in a seemingly dignified manner. It is good of...
11-22-12, 11:49 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 958,867
Posted By J Pedals

Today I'm sitting at work, by myself, 8am to 6pm....

Today I'm sitting at work, by myself, 8am to 6pm. Hooray for computer equipment that has to be babysat 24/7/365. At least I get to watch movies while I'm here.

And somehow my family is meeting...
11-22-12, 01:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By J Pedals

Changed cable in Sora brifter, and now it seems to be friction shifting?

This is very strange. I changed the shift/brake cables in my 8spd Shimano Sora right brifter, and now the shifting has a definite friction/semi-friction feel to it. This is only when downshifting...
11-20-12, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 958,867
Posted By J Pedals

Nice job! That fork looks awesome in the two...

Nice job! That fork looks awesome in the two tone. Texas A&M brings back memories...

Today I drilled a brake hole in my Alien track fork. Frame, fork, headset, and bb cost as much as a nice...
11-20-12, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,898
Views: 551,270
Posted By J Pedals

Time to fire up the credit cards :D edit:...

Time to fire up the credit cards :D

edit: Don't see anything I want/need. It's probably for the best.
11-20-12, 01:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,085
Posted By J Pedals

Chain pop certainly isn't ideal for no handed...

Chain pop certainly isn't ideal for no handed track stand sqrl suppage.
11-20-12, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,285
Posted By J Pedals

Sounds fun!

Sounds fun!
11-20-12, 01:57 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,238,804
Posted By J Pedals

I just ordered one of the Wabi rear wheels and so...

I just ordered one of the Wabi rear wheels and so far I'm very impressed with their stuff. Enjoy that bike!
11-20-12, 01:44 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 958,867
Posted By J Pedals

Today I finally broke loose a stuck seat post! I...

Today I finally broke loose a stuck seat post! I took on the challenge about a year ago, doing several 20 minute sessions a day over a period of about a week. Gave up, forgot about it. Then I took...
11-18-12, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,985,880
Posted By J Pedals

Cool bong

Cool bong
11-18-12, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,238,804
Posted By J Pedals

Haha eat/fat, same thing. I took that pic more...

Haha eat/fat, same thing. I took that pic more for the other sticker.:D
11-17-12, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,238,804
Posted By J Pedals

They say "tourist" on them; I believe they're...

They say "tourist" on them; I believe they're made by Sugino. I had a set of nearly identical Sugino Super Maxy's, but the spider/ring was pretty badly warped. I got these from my local community...
11-17-12, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,238,804
Posted By J Pedals

Ha yeah, Denton is pretty flat. It's 52.15 I...

Ha yeah, Denton is pretty flat. It's 52.15 I want to go 49.15 eventually, and I'll put a brake on as soon as I muster the courage to drill the fork.
11-17-12, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,238,804
Posted By J Pedals

I just finished building up my first track frame....

I just finished building up my first track frame. It's an Alien from around '09.


http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8069/8195159384_4b296ea655_c.jpg...
11-16-12, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,238,804
Posted By J Pedals

^Incredible. Something about a super rugged...

^Incredible. Something about a super rugged looking rigid ss mtb gets me going. I'm actually jealous.
11-16-12, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,385
Posted By J Pedals

Life lessons from Scrod. This really is true; we...

Life lessons from Scrod. This really is true; we should always be aware of why we believe certain things.
11-14-12, 04:08 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,803
Posted By J Pedals

That post is from May 2010, and it looks like...

That post is from May 2010, and it looks like that poster doesn't frequent these forums much anymore. Those look kind of like the sks raceblades, and they're pretty popular today. Best of luck.
11-12-12, 01:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 806
Posted By J Pedals

Hahaha sig'd Zantos, go to bikesdirect.com...

Hahaha sig'd

Zantos, go to bikesdirect.com and buy a kilo tt and put in the special comments section that you want the non-popping fixie tires designed for street riding, and I'm sure you'll enjoy...
11-11-12, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 233,453
Posted By J Pedals

Should I trust the lockring that comes with Wabi...

Should I trust the lockring that comes with Wabi wheels, or go ahead and buy another Dura Ace lockring? I only ask because I've heard bad things about formula rings and wonder if the Wabi's may be...
11-11-12, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 886
Posted By J Pedals

Sounds fun! I have a group presentation in a...

Sounds fun! I have a group presentation in a class tomorrow. Shouldn't be a big deal since I'm going to finish the research today, but my heart always starts pounding before I get up to speak in...
11-11-12, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By J Pedals

:eek: You shouldn't have any issues...

:eek:



You shouldn't have any issues with a slightly imperfect chainline, being a 3/32 chain. As close to straight as possible is preferable though, as I'm sure you know.
11-11-12, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 329,665
Posted By J Pedals

http://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/bik/3373267735.ht...

http://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/bik/3373267735.html

Haha, put a sticker on it and it's no longer a walmart bike!
11-11-12, 01:26 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,238,804
Posted By J Pedals

I love those Planet X frames; killer job. ...

I love those Planet X frames; killer job.

And the kitties like it, which is all that really matters.
11-09-12, 09:17 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 958,867
Posted By J Pedals

Haha, sig'd

Haha, sig'd
11-08-12, 04:02 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 958,867
Posted By J Pedals

Those look like great bags! Today I bought...

Those look like great bags!

Today I bought three sets of aksiums :eek: :speedy:
11-08-12, 01:55 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,909
Posted By J Pedals

Your bike seems to be balancing fine in those...

Your bike seems to be balancing fine in those pics, no-handed.
11-08-12, 01:52 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,238,804
Posted By J Pedals

Awesome bike Grant!

Awesome bike Grant!
11-08-12, 01:47 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 958,867
Posted By J Pedals

Today I made my ghetto beater slightly less...

Today I made my ghetto beater slightly less ghetto by swapping out the triple hybrid/mtb cranks with a 105 set that I had sitting around.

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This frame was a recent dump find, and...
11-07-12, 04:35 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,909
Posted By J Pedals

You should probably buy several frames to see...

You should probably buy several frames to see which allows you to perform the most impressive no-handed track stands.
11-05-12, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By J Pedals

In some areas smaller frames are in high demand...

In some areas smaller frames are in high demand and will go for higher prices. Those old Centurions are sweet; hope you enjoy it!
11-05-12, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 329,665
Posted By J Pedals

Does anyone know much about Alien Bikes? ...

Does anyone know much about Alien Bikes?

http://dallas.craigslist.org/ndf/bik/3381780759.html

I'm actually friends with this guy and he gave me a screaming deal on a scandium/carbon road frame...
11-02-12, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 439,470
Posted By J Pedals

This http://www.procatinator.com/.

This http://www.procatinator.com/.
10-29-12, 10:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,069
Posted By J Pedals

I can't wait to hear what happens next.

I can't wait to hear what happens next.
10-12-12, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,238,804
Posted By J Pedals

Check out this pos you guys! ...

Check out this pos you guys!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8055/8081663031_64be914187_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/64187848@N04/8081663031/)


The dropouts are kind of short, but I...
02-18-12, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,238,804
Posted By J Pedals

Just took a couple of better pics of my campus...

Just took a couple of better pics of my campus bike that I posted once in the past:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7176/6898738833_5060accc73_z.jpg...
01-29-12, 04:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,552
Posted By J Pedals

Having a front brake definitely made me feel more...

Having a front brake definitely made me feel more comfortable, though I rode my first fixed gear brakeless in a pretty flat town for 6 months.
01-28-12, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 584,209
Posted By J Pedals

On my previous bike I had Red cranks, and I...

On my previous bike I had Red cranks, and I really liked the stiffness of the outer ring in shifting. I actually left the inner chainring as the original rival ring and just threw on the outer; I...
01-27-12, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 584,209
Posted By J Pedals

Just put the finishing touches on this build...

Just put the finishing touches on this build today:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7165/6773562135_aae0f7c21d_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/64187848@N04/6773562135/)
...
01-22-12, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 329,665
Posted By J Pedals

Me too!

Me too!
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