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01-21-16, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,243
Posted By Solis91

Disneyland parking anyone?

Hello I will be going to Disneyland with my SO and the hotel we will be staying at is about 5 miles away. from being a long time cyclist I was wondering if any of you have ridden to disneyland before...
07-28-14, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By Solis91

Help? Found a possible bike for my gf? Input needed

Hey guys I been trying to get my gf a bike to ride with me for about two years now, she currently rides my bmx bike I won for selling candy when I was 10. Were at the college age now so that's why I...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-14, 08:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 21,409
Posted By Solis91

Sheldon brown method seems the way I've been...

Sheldon brown method seems the way I've been doing it lately due to Already having an evo mini. People complain about cutting the wheel but I'm goin to do the next step....an abus or kryptonite...
Forum: Commuting
06-29-14, 02:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 21,409
Posted By Solis91

Or even if you guys think that my suggestions are...

Or even if you guys think that my suggestions are an overkill and I'd be safe enough with a kryptonite series 2 standard size locks. I'm open to suggestions and your opinions!
Forum: Commuting
06-29-14, 02:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 21,409
Posted By Solis91

I'm resurrecting this thread cause I'm in the...

I'm resurrecting this thread cause I'm in the same situation. NY or evo 4 std? Or possibly even opt for abus ultimate? (I'm looking at around same price range.) currently, I have kryptonite evo mini...
06-03-14, 02:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,262
Posted By Solis91

Whoops did an edit instead of regular post

Whoops did an edit instead of regular post
Forum: Commuting
05-30-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By Solis91

Thanks for the responses so far. The stem riser...

Thanks for the responses so far. The stem riser is a good idea and I can look into those gloves that provided the link thanks.

Well I've got some good news, after putting in much more time in the...
Forum: Commuting
05-12-14, 05:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By Solis91

Achy palms, could use a little advice!!

Hey guys, this has been bugging me on a sleepless night. Anyways I am currently going through a small problem here. I am having problems with the palm of my hands, I feel like they are too...
Forum: BMX
03-26-14, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,901
Posted By Solis91

24 in bmx cruiser help?

Hey guys, I'm looking into getting a cruiser bmx bike, particularly 24 in wheels and I was wondering if this is a good find? If not would someone be able to recommend me to a decent buy? 24" Dyno...
08-22-13, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By Solis91

I am surely hoping that it does not have to do...

I am surely hoping that it does not have to do anything with the rear wheel......but I do have some decent news. I usually use toe clips, so I swapped them out and put on my shimano clipless pedals....
08-22-13, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By Solis91

HELP PLEASEE. Clicking noise in the drive train

Hello, I am seeking help from you guys and I have no where else to turn. I have been looking up this problem but, although people say possible solutions it is never really clear to what this clicking...
Replies: 14
Views: 4,602
Posted By Solis91

Could you direct me to a link or thread that...

Could you direct me to a link or thread that shows how to properly restore am old bicycle?
Replies: 14
Views: 4,602
Posted By Solis91

Thanks guys. I purchased the bike a few days ago...

Thanks guys. I purchased the bike a few days ago for 225 :thumb:

I went to meet up and test ride the bike, other than the brakes might need a little tuning, I felt like it was a solid ride,...
Replies: 14
Views: 4,602
Posted By Solis91

Thanks for your input guys, I really have no...

Thanks for your input guys, I really have no experience with older vintage bikes but I do know that this bike stood out to me a bit. Also that is a very nice bike randyjawa!

I contacted the man...
Forum: Commuting
07-12-13, 12:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,363
Posted By Solis91

If you're on a budget go with banjo bros...

If you're on a budget go with banjo bros products! If not on a budget check out the handmade bags messengers use. Ask for more info
Replies: 14
Views: 4,602
Posted By Solis91

1985 Cannondale road bike.... Second opinion?

http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=190868941403

Hello I am interested in purchasing a bike that I found on ebay. I am planning on meeting with the guy to see the bike tomorrow, If you...
07-10-13, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By Solis91

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sz3kdnGrNAE ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sz3kdnGrNAE

This guy may look like a weirdo, but I learned how to tension my chain back then from watching this vid

Also watch at about 6:20
07-10-13, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,860
Posted By Solis91

A Kilo tt is the most popular because it comes...

A Kilo tt is the most popular because it comes with pretty good components for what you pay for. People begin to upgrade only when they want nicer parts or ride, but it seems like it wont be that...
07-09-13, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2,672
Views: 552,337
Posted By Solis91

What seanifred said is right. Also the cog and...

What seanifred said is right. Also the cog and pedals.
07-09-13, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2,672
Views: 552,337
Posted By Solis91

Well done!! Did you get the deluxe from bike...

Well done!!
Did you get the deluxe from bike island?
07-08-13, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,672
Views: 552,337
Posted By Solis91

http://i1087.photobucket.com/albums/j477/lvlsix/20...

http://i1087.photobucket.com/albums/j477/lvlsix/20130708_165258.jpg (http://s1087.photobucket.com/user/lvlsix/media/20130708_165258.jpg.html)

Got it in Jan. has alot of miles put on it since then....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-13, 03:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By Solis91

Helmet size help needed! For lazer helmets

Hello I am in the market for a new helmet and I just need help really fast deciding between which size to choose from.

My head is a little over 57 cm and I am looking at a lazer genesis. There...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-13, 08:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,609
Posted By Solis91

Hello everyone I am bumping my own thread from...

Hello everyone I am bumping my own thread from along time ago, due to the fact that I am once again in the market for a backpack...I've tried a couple such as ortileb velocity, but it is waay too...
Forum: Commuting
04-14-13, 10:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,791
Posted By Solis91

Hey I'm actually trying the flite out right now. ...

Hey I'm actually trying the flite out right now. The seat and I really get along although I am finding it too firm for me on after about 35-40 miles. It does not however put any pressure on...
04-07-13, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 950,403
Posted By Solis91

Scrod, how much bar length did you chop off from...

Scrod, how much bar length did you chop off from the risers of your new leader 725 build?
03-01-13, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By Solis91

That could certainly work. did you Do it...

That could certainly work. did you Do it yourself?


Also is it a hassle to take the seatpost+seat off every time you know you're going to be gone for 2+hours?
03-01-13, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By Solis91

Do you guys think it would not be a good idea...

Do you guys think it would not be a good idea because it gets a lot of attention from anyone who knows about bikes?

Im saying this because he said it would be used on his commuter bike

Meaning...
Forum: Commuting
02-25-13, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By Solis91

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B006QN0MIU/ref=aw_d_...

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B006QN0MIU/ref=aw_d_var_2nd_sporting-goods_img?vs=1

Could somethinf like this lock work? A 21' chain lock. Or would you guys suggest something bigger from the...
Forum: Commuting
02-25-13, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By Solis91

One of the main reasons why I like the evo mini...

One of the main reasons why I like the evo mini is cause of its balance between being lightweight, security, and price value. What chain is equivalent to the lock? The krypto evo chain?

Also what...
Forum: Commuting
02-23-13, 11:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By Solis91

Sooo, are chains resistant to angle grinders? ...

Sooo, are chains resistant to angle grinders?

If so, how do you carry it with you?
Forum: Commuting
02-20-13, 12:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By Solis91

I was mostly wondering about my setup cause I...

I was mostly wondering about my setup cause I used to just use mini evo to frame, and cable through the wheels.
A lot of bikes I see for some reason on my campus have probably the standard series 2...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-13, 11:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,816
Posted By Solis91

did I do an overkill?

Hello fellow commuters, I was wondering if my current setup is an overkill or not. I have a kilo tt pro that is in fairly great condition with a few upgrades, mostly seat/wheelset and as of now, I...
02-10-13, 12:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,084
Posted By Solis91

I've just come across this ...

I've just come across this

http://www.modernbike.com/search.asp?CGPK=340903889&CPK=-1510352647&SCPK=745

It seems that these are pretty good locks due to their length, strength, and its able to...
Forum: Commuting
02-08-13, 12:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,118
Posted By Solis91

Has anyone used an roadrunner evil mini before?

Has anyone used an roadrunner evil mini before?
Forum: Commuting
02-07-13, 10:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,321
Posted By Solis91

Isnt it crazy when friends/family dont understand...

Isnt it crazy when friends/family dont understand any of this?

How bikes and riding make people feel.

Also I wanna quote all you guys ! :thumb: My favorite is the feeling right after a ride....
02-07-13, 10:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,084
Posted By Solis91

I heard this might be a little bit bad for the...

I heard this might be a little bit bad for the fork over time?
02-07-13, 09:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,084
Posted By Solis91

two keys dont really bother me. But thats true. I...

two keys dont really bother me. But thats true. I use a cable right now for secondary. It feels a lil heavy and not too flexible, making it a bit of a hassle. Possibly because its a masterlock....
02-07-13, 08:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,084
Posted By Solis91

Has anyone ever tried 2 mini locks before ...

Has anyone ever tried 2 mini locks before
krypto evo and an abus?
(example)
02-05-13, 12:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By Solis91

I was like you looking for urban/skate types of...

I was like you looking for urban/skate types of helmets. What kind of riding do you do? Whats the temperature where you live?

I had originally went with bern, soon after I had purchased a road...
01-31-13, 11:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,832
Posted By Solis91

LMAO I was laughing hard for about 5 min when I...

LMAO I was laughing hard for about 5 min when I first read this, good story :lol:
Forum: Commuting
01-28-13, 04:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,401
Posted By Solis91

How much is that in USD? I dont have the time to...

How much is that in USD? I dont have the time to convert at the moment...you dont suggest to wait on the 2013 model to hit over here do you? I ordered from amazon economy shipping, so I havent even...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-13, 06:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,345
Posted By Solis91

specialized body geometry saddles

specialized body geometry saddles
01-26-13, 06:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,758
Posted By Solis91

Use the fitness pal app to keep track of your...

Use the fitness pal app to keep track of your calories, that's what I did and it really made all the difference in the world! It's really the foundation of your weight loss to understand your...
Forum: Commuting
01-26-13, 06:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,401
Posted By Solis91

Thanks for your input everyone and especially...

Thanks for your input everyone and especially no1mad and jputnam for your suggestion of the Phillips Saferide. I was strongly leaning towards the cygolite expilion 700, but ended up going with the...
Forum: Commuting
01-26-13, 10:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,401
Posted By Solis91

Do you have to recharge the actual light or...

Do you have to recharge the actual light or batteries when youre recharging?
Also would you recommend those 12 pack of sanyo nimh rechargable batteries from amazon? Or what would you suggest?
Forum: Commuting
01-25-13, 11:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,401
Posted By Solis91

Also my friend is in polive academy and has a lot...

Also my friend is in polive academy and has a lot of cool little gadgets, and has one of these. Has modes, is 1000 lumens, what gives why is it the price it is??? Its a tac light...
01-25-13, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By Solis91

How do you like it!!! Having your light for some...

How do you like it!!! Having your light for some time now
Forum: Commuting
01-25-13, 04:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,401
Posted By Solis91

My travels can fall in the later part of the...

My travels can fall in the later part of the night a decent amount of the time, especially when it starts getting hotter in a couple more months I will want to travel when the suns down. But yes the...
Forum: Commuting
01-25-13, 12:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,401
Posted By Solis91

Since you guys here are pretty big on the...

Since you guys here are pretty big on the phillips saferide, I am strongly considering this light, along with the NR650 and expilion 700. Do any of you guys actually own a phillips saferide and can...
Forum: Commuting
01-25-13, 01:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,401
Posted By Solis91

What are the modes on the 700? like lumens 450...

What are the modes on the 700?
like lumens 450 on med mode? Whats the run time on the light? I heard the batteries are easy to swap out?
Whats your opinion on the light?
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