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07-28-08, 12:29 AM
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Posted By letsthrowfries

Thanks Tomity! That's awesome.

Thanks Tomity! That's awesome.
07-17-08, 02:30 PM
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Posted By letsthrowfries

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07-17-08, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,756
Posted By letsthrowfries

I don't even know how he priced that felt @ $2500...

I don't even know how he priced that felt @ $2500 firm. Isn't a new tk2 complete something like 1400? With better components too.
07-03-08, 01:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,960
Posted By letsthrowfries

Yeah, I agree Yoshi. Aren't dbl-butted spokes...

Yeah, I agree Yoshi. Aren't dbl-butted spokes simply thicker at the ends? Why do people keep repeating bs like "butted spokes are so much stronger than straight gauge!" It's incomprehensible,...
07-03-08, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,143,071
Posted By letsthrowfries

Wow, it looks like they beefed up the chainstays;...

Wow, it looks like they beefed up the chainstays; does it really justify the 150 dollar markup?
07-03-08, 11:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,785
Posted By letsthrowfries

So, why are dutret and his lackey darth hating on...

So, why are dutret and his lackey darth hating on tarck biking? I don't understand the logic of arguing the merits of doing tricks on a fixed gear/track type bike against BMXing; like DV said,...
07-02-08, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By letsthrowfries

New frame homie, get at debernardi or marinoni-...

New frame homie, get at debernardi or marinoni- you're looking at a 600 dollar frame after shipping with those njs frames.
07-02-08, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By letsthrowfries

If it's the rap with the webbed lugs on...

If it's the rap with the webbed lugs on njs-keirin I'd say get that.
07-02-08, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By letsthrowfries

Ask about the head tube/seat tube angles/ bb...

Ask about the head tube/seat tube angles/ bb height and geometry; compare it to the geometry of your other bike if you have one; keirin frames tend to be really track oriented (obviously) and are...
06-29-08, 01:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,347
Posted By letsthrowfries

DA cranks and Theo Bos/Chris have a bone to pick...

DA cranks and Theo Bos/Chris have a bone to pick with your imperceptible stiffness observations!

I'm not really deriding these cranks for any particular reason, it's just that the only real...
06-28-08, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 649
Posted By letsthrowfries

Legs do you work for SRAM? Hahaha.

Legs do you work for SRAM? Hahaha.
06-26-08, 11:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,985
Posted By letsthrowfries

Change isn't always synonymous with progress....

Change isn't always synonymous with progress. Sometimes, it's just a marketing ploy to keep people buying.
06-26-08, 02:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,985
Posted By letsthrowfries

You can get that stiff with oversized steel...

You can get that stiff with oversized steel tubing too.
06-26-08, 10:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,985
Posted By letsthrowfries

Haha, thanks MIN, dropping knowledge. I was...

Haha, thanks MIN, dropping knowledge.

I was just wondering since people push omniums lately.
06-26-08, 09:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,985
Posted By letsthrowfries

Yeah, I was just wondering about objective...

Yeah, I was just wondering about objective stiffness independent of other variables- but, to avoid arguing semantics, I understand where he's coming from.

Nice info idiq, any stiffness tests...
06-26-08, 01:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,985
Posted By letsthrowfries

Oooh. What I'm wondering though, is since logic...

Oooh. What I'm wondering though, is since logic would say a solid ni-cr-moly or titanium spindle is obviously more stiff than a hollow aluminum one- did the oversizing of the BB and spindle on the...
06-26-08, 01:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,985
Posted By letsthrowfries

Truvativ Omnium Material Strength and Objective Stiffness test

So, I keep reading about omniums and there are all these little anecdotes from people talking about their stiffness. Honestly, it sounds like some kind of religious ****. People keep repeating things...
06-24-08, 08:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,363
Posted By letsthrowfries

I already apologized. I WIN!

I already apologized. I WIN!
06-24-08, 04:04 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,184,957
Posted By letsthrowfries

I think it's because it's going for the tricolore...

I think it's because it's going for the tricolore look, italian colors?

Nevermind, they have red highlighted on all their colors. Plus they're canadian aren't they?
06-24-08, 12:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,363
Posted By letsthrowfries

Yeah, sorry for attacking the poster instead of...

Yeah, sorry for attacking the poster instead of the argument. Internet pretentiousness just irritates me, especially when said pretentiousness explains latin phrases to feign erudition. I'm just...
06-24-08, 11:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,363
Posted By letsthrowfries

Please stop trying to replace dutret.

Please stop trying to replace dutret.
06-24-08, 11:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,363
Posted By letsthrowfries

Yeah, great review! That's the biggest langster...

Yeah, great review! That's the biggest langster I've seen btw.

No need to justify yourself to us bfssg dbags.
06-22-08, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By letsthrowfries

You should go for the 52 or 54 based on those...

You should go for the 52 or 54 based on those calcs.
06-22-08, 01:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 38,735
Posted By letsthrowfries

I want to see his rebuttal; I've got the popcorn...

I want to see his rebuttal; I've got the popcorn ready.
06-21-08, 12:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,769
Posted By letsthrowfries

I think the 735tr leader is made from U6 UAL...

I think the 735tr leader is made from U6 UAL Aluminum; supposedly 25% stronger than 6061 T6 and that's got a tensile strength of 45000 psi so it's got like ~55000 psi. So based on that the leader is...
06-20-08, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 463,193
Posted By letsthrowfries

Have: 80mm Nitto Jaguar Stem Black...

Have:


80mm Nitto Jaguar Stem

Black Brooks B17N oiled/treated; getting close to broken in.

Wheelset:
100/120 spaced 36h Suzue Pro Max Carbon Fiber hubs laced with straight gauge...
06-17-08, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By letsthrowfries

Get the miche advanced crankset, if you go down...

Get the miche advanced crankset, if you go down to the bike barn (inside oasis off s. main) the guy there should give you a discount off msrp because he's nice like that. They've got 144 bcd and a...
06-17-08, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 463,193
Posted By letsthrowfries

Have: Silver Miche Supertype 27.2 Seatpost ...

Have:

Silver Miche Supertype 27.2 Seatpost

Want:

Thomson or any equal quality 27.2 Seatpost
06-11-08, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 463,193
Posted By letsthrowfries

Have: Nitto rb-123 36cm (t 19 blue anodized...

Have:
Nitto rb-123 36cm (t 19 blue anodized bullhorns)
Nitto b-259aa ~38cm (blue anodized risers)
Nitto Jaguar 80mm
MKS RX-1 Pedals
New Black Dia Compe BRS 101 dual pivot clamp on brake
Silver...
05-28-08, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By letsthrowfries

Like me- well, I say just sell it.

Like me- well, I say just sell it.
05-27-08, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 674
Posted By letsthrowfries

I converted my first two fixed gears (schwinn...

I converted my first two fixed gears (schwinn super le tour x 2), it gave me some valuable insight into bike mechanics that I, of course, had from my prior geared road bike experience- so I guess...
05-23-08, 12:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By letsthrowfries

Frankstoneonline uses one on his BK- looks like...

Frankstoneonline uses one on his BK- looks like it works pretty well.
05-22-08, 11:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,985
Posted By letsthrowfries

Well, uhh this is SSFG forum and you're talking...

Well, uhh this is SSFG forum and you're talking about gears.....


I'd say shifters and brakes.
05-22-08, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,408
Posted By letsthrowfries

I agree with deadforkinglast, especially in a...

I agree with deadforkinglast, especially in a campus or urban environment, track drops are the most impractical of handlebars. With all the moving obstacles (people & cars) I cannot fathom why people...
05-21-08, 10:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,894
Posted By letsthrowfries

That's why they're so nice looking!

That's why they're so nice looking!
05-21-08, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,499,838
Posted By letsthrowfries

Dan rides a shimmed stem, but then again when he...

Dan rides a shimmed stem, but then again when he crashes his s*** is sideways.
05-20-08, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 463,193
Posted By letsthrowfries

Want: -53cm lugged track frame with flat...

Want:

-53cm lugged track frame with flat crown fork with round blades, preferably something comparable to my Makino
-Forbidden stuff
-Araya aero tubular rims

Have:

-54cm square Sea Green...
05-19-08, 07:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,727
Posted By letsthrowfries

Risers on a jaguar stem, I'm a hipster.

Risers on a jaguar stem, I'm a hipster.
05-16-08, 02:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By letsthrowfries

It was called keirin fixation.

It was called keirin fixation.
05-13-08, 08:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,809
Posted By letsthrowfries

Doesn't he ride a leader now?

Doesn't he ride a leader now?
05-12-08, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,143,071
Posted By letsthrowfries

Why get a pista concept for 900 when a new...

Why get a pista concept for 900 when a new vigorelli can be found on ebay for close to that price? The Cinelli even has the nice columbus sticker!
05-12-08, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,143,071
Posted By letsthrowfries

http://velospace.org/node/10395 This guy is...

http://velospace.org/node/10395

This guy is trying to sell his concept frame for 850 + 50 shipping and he claims he has never done any tricks on it, but then you look at his velospace and he's got...
05-08-08, 10:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,168
Posted By letsthrowfries

Ah Dh Is Bk In Bf.

Ah Dh Is Bk In Bf.
05-08-08, 07:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,116
Posted By letsthrowfries

Wow, great job forum mods (not you evo)- you made...

Wow, great job forum mods (not you evo)- you made this place so much more inviting. Now it's just all ******baggery with none of the humor.
05-06-08, 01:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,843
Posted By letsthrowfries

Awesome.

Awesome.
05-04-08, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 795
Posted By letsthrowfries

I totally wasn't expecting the girl to just break...

I totally wasn't expecting the girl to just break out rapping.
05-04-08, 10:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 795
Posted By letsthrowfries

When someone buys my clamp on brake.

When someone buys my clamp on brake.
05-04-08, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 795
Posted By letsthrowfries

I mean that I didn't want to add more reported...

I mean that I didn't want to add more reported posts to your work. Not that you aren't constructive.
05-04-08, 01:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 795
Posted By letsthrowfries

African or European?

African or European?
05-03-08, 01:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,324
Posted By letsthrowfries

Wow, I read that article in Austin 360 and what...

Wow, I read that article in Austin 360 and what he's doing for the cycling community is awesome. A locker room and showers for people who don't have facilities at their jobs to encourage bicycle...
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