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06-14-10, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By Fixter

I had it repaired, I am riding with no hands...

I had it repaired, I am riding with no hands again, it wasn't that bad and the $30 was well worth it
06-08-10, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By Fixter

ya, there were a couple at working bikes, but...

ya, there were a couple at working bikes, but nothing even close to the size I need. I guess I could try to get a whole new set-up, but its seems like more of a hassle than just swapping out the...
06-08-10, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By Fixter

I bent mine on my old Moto, I just need a fork to...

I bent mine on my old Moto, I just need a fork to replace it, doesn't have to be a NOS fork, but a french thread in the right size
06-08-10, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By Fixter

Looking to find a place online that sells used parts

Anyone know of a good place to find rare stuff online? I am looking for a french threaded Moto becane fork, but its gotta be huge, for a 64cm frame. I have some decent shops here in Chicago but I...
Forum: Southeast
09-10-09, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Fixter

Nashville

What are some cool things to do in Nashville?
08-15-09, 09:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By Fixter

Thanx, so I guess its PB Blaster then, then I...

Thanx, so I guess its PB Blaster then, then I will try something more expensive.
08-14-09, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By Fixter

Best liquid to get things unstuck?

So what is the best thing to get stuck seat posts, bolts, pedals, ect... I have used WD-40, but it doesn't really get it done. I need something like a penetrating oil, a liquid wrench type thing. So...
05-28-09, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,686
Posted By Fixter

he made those rims, that's pretty crazy, at first...

he made those rims, that's pretty crazy, at first I thought they were wheel chair rims.
04-04-09, 11:30 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,499,838
Posted By Fixter

I really hope they didn't sell that pos for $400...

I really hope they didn't sell that pos for $400 to some fool. Has to be one of the worst "conversions" I have ever seen. scandalous.
04-03-09, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,499,838
Posted By Fixter

Is that for real? did they weld a new BB...

Is that for real?

did they weld a new BB housing onto a varsity?

let alone the crazy track ends, wow.
03-31-09, 07:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,653
Posted By Fixter

heh, typical. HeBoobs always want plastic.

heh, typical. HeBoobs always want plastic.
03-30-09, 08:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,653
Posted By Fixter

Oh I went there, F' kids. And WTF do you know...

Oh I went there, F' kids. And WTF do you know about music, HA, I know most programmers I know are the hippest and with it dudes going, so they must know all the ins and outs of MY industry. I have...
03-30-09, 08:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,653
Posted By Fixter

Heh, you sound like a tolerant and relaxed...

Heh, you sound like a tolerant and relaxed person. I was talking about elementary/high school lvl education. I know you gotta weed out the good from the bad in college. I also believe most college is...
03-30-09, 12:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,653
Posted By Fixter

Well I am a far shot older than 19. I have 3...

Well I am a far shot older than 19. I have 3 degrees, a BA, and 2 associates(lol), and I just think that sure, your a computer tech, go for the degree dude, I did it for a couple years, trust me, not...
03-30-09, 10:31 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,653
Posted By Fixter

A degree is way overrated. College isn't for...

A degree is way overrated. College isn't for everyone. I know to many ppl with degrees working at jobs they hate cause they hate what they got their degrees in. Its stupid to think that just cause...
03-23-09, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,464
Posted By Fixter

The bars from chucks are ok looking, but they...

The bars from chucks are ok looking, but they don't have the drop of say the stratos 400. anyone ever ride them?

Oh, and thanx for the links, I came across that other thread to, but its not the...
03-22-09, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By Fixter

biggest problem with that bike is the one piece...

biggest problem with that bike is the one piece crank. Also the bike is a total tank. Really heavy, I have one I converted and I like it but I like big heavy bikes, I used a bunch of crap parts I had...
03-22-09, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,464
Posted By Fixter

now we are working as a team. I did try the forum...

now we are working as a team. I did try the forum search, but if you search, "pursuit bars" or any combo of bull horns, drop bullhorns, ect, you get 10 pages of post, even just limiting it to just...
03-22-09, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,464
Posted By Fixter

I knew what they are called, I also know that...

I knew what they are called, I also know that most ppl would need pursuit bars explained to them, but drop bull horn is describing something they might have seen, but I am glad that you included...
03-22-09, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,464
Posted By Fixter

I tried clicking this, but its not a link, so no...

I tried clicking this, but its not a link, so no help.
03-22-09, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,464
Posted By Fixter

wait, I have been looking for the same thing,...

wait, I have been looking for the same thing, there was a link posted a couple days ago, or like a week ago, that had stratos for like $12, not chucks bikes, but a euro dealer. I tried to search for...
01-24-09, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,052
Posted By Fixter

"The lane of death and inconvenience" HA! I...

"The lane of death and inconvenience"

HA! I don't know where you guys ride but that statement is so true about Chicago. The # of dip-**** ****-faces that could care less about anyone but...
01-04-09, 07:06 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,429
Posted By Fixter

I can comment on the stem also, its a POS. I got...

I can comment on the stem also, its a POS. I got the 64cm frame and the stem was like 12in. Its ridiculous.
12-28-08, 12:00 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,383
Posted By Fixter

your foot would get hot as **** after like 15...

your foot would get hot as **** after like 15 seconds doing that ****, and with your knee all to way out there? that would be nice to tag a car with, just rip your leg the **** off, HA, not to...
12-28-08, 11:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,219
Posted By Fixter

well you need 2 forms of stopping, basically a...

well you need 2 forms of stopping, basically a fail safe.

fixed stopping = your legs + front brake, so if you chain breaks you still have a back up

geared/ss stopping = front and rear brake
...
12-03-08, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Fixter

yeah I figured its got something to do with less...

yeah I figured its got something to do with less blood in my feet due to the straps, but even still, does anyone know of a windless/waterproof shoe that could work?

I don't recall ever having any...
12-03-08, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Fixter

Another shoe thread

So I have been going through all the threads about warm shoes and one thing is missing, what if you don't use clipless/spd? I ride cages and straps, don't like clipless, and the only coldness I get...
12-01-08, 07:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,345
Posted By Fixter

you should have taken the headset off, it looks...

you should have taken the headset off, it looks completely hack if you don't, like, you drank a bunch of beer and painted your bike......oh, wait...
11-16-08, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By Fixter

anyone have experience with this kind of set-up...

anyone have experience with this kind of set-up on a plane? I kinda don't think its worth it if I am taking an 1.5 hour trip on a plane to ship my bike out there for an extra $100, has anyone ever...
11-14-08, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By Fixter

Travel Case

Anyone know of a good travel case? Or better yet, a diy way to travel on a plane with your bike? I searched around a bit but I only found really pricey ones online, aboiut $200+, and anyones of a...
11-09-08, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Fixter

I ride mine about 4 miles to work and back 5 days...

I ride mine about 4 miles to work and back 5 days a week. I ride it fixed, its great. I would just swap the saddle and the pedals. I also shortened the stem some, the one that came on it was way to...
11-04-08, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Fixter

I'm 6'4, 245, and I ride a 64, fits perfect. I...

I'm 6'4, 245, and I ride a 64, fits perfect. I wouldn't ride anything less than a 61, don't be one of those dudes with like a foot and a half of seat tube on a track frame.
11-02-08, 05:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,723
Posted By Fixter

I don't know about belt drive, it would be...

I don't know about belt drive, it would be annoying to have to get the gear spacing just right, without being able to make a chain longer or shorter, I see that in order to fix that they got the...
10-24-08, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,852,001
Posted By Fixter

What bars are those?

What bars are those?
10-14-08, 10:28 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,888
Posted By Fixter

what about grinding the bits off and giving it a...

what about grinding the bits off and giving it a decent rattle can job? If you are into a cheap build, why not try your hand at painting? F' the frame and ever converting it back, not really worth...
10-08-08, 09:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By Fixter

Another stolen bike post: Chicago

My friend had a grey Hour stolen last night near clark/belmont. If your from Chi. can you keep an eye out for me? Its got a depaul parking violation on the top tube, so it sticks out, huge florescent...
10-06-08, 04:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,519
Posted By Fixter

X-Treme post of the month

X-Treme post of the month
10-04-08, 05:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 948
Posted By Fixter

Heh, I am NOT! I just have like 3-4 shops I go...

Heh, I am NOT! I just have like 3-4 shops I go to, but I sometimes feel like I am missing something, like a allaround place. Its hard to work days and be there for ups and crap, and if I miss them,...
10-04-08, 05:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 948
Posted By Fixter

Best "One-stop" OBS?

I have a shopping list that includes a freewheel, tires, tubes, lockring/cog and some new bars, is there a good "everything" onoline spot to hit up? I live in chicago, so lbs are even more pricey...
09-26-08, 09:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,429
Posted By Fixter

anyone?

anyone?
09-26-08, 12:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,429
Posted By Fixter

How is sizing on these bikes, I am 6'4 and was...

How is sizing on these bikes, I am 6'4 and was wondering if the 61cm would be big enough, the sizing chart on BD is alittle wierd, anyone have one thats around that size? could you maybe give me some...
09-26-08, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By Fixter

Well I am 6'4 so I am looking at the 61cm, I was...

Well I am 6'4 so I am looking at the 61cm, I was wondering if there are ppl with these bikes in these sizes, lol, also I was looking at the uno, the SS version, which I think has a different frame...
09-26-08, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By Fixter

Anyone got an update on this? I was looking at...

Anyone got an update on this? I was looking at them and the geo chart on BD is kinda lacking, did you guiys get your bikes? how do they fit?
09-18-08, 11:48 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,037
Posted By Fixter

That would make me want to buy one of your bikes...

That would make me want to buy one of your bikes alone, not only are they crazy nice, but to support the people who make them like that is important. I wonder what other builders could say that? Even...
09-17-08, 09:03 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,037
Posted By Fixter

Well, just about everyone in the assembly of that...

Well, just about everyone in the assembly of that car is a artisan. Yes the people who assemble that car are artists. Its a craft thats not practiced much anymore. People who do things like that are...
09-17-08, 02:55 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,037
Posted By Fixter

http://www.bigbaer.com/assets/ferrari-enzo.jpg ...

http://www.bigbaer.com/assets/ferrari-enzo.jpg

Same reason you would buy one of these are the same reason someone would like a vanilla. Not consumer b*ll****, thats BD and crap, this is a hand...
09-17-08, 12:14 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,037
Posted By Fixter

I don't really see how you could criticize...

I don't really see how you could criticize vanilla, those are some of the most incredible frames I have ever seen. And, in a culture like the SS/FG exclusivity is an actually big thing. Everyone...
09-13-08, 12:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,136
Posted By Fixter

http://www.schwinnbike.com/usa/eng/SchwinnFiles/Pr...

http://www.schwinnbike.com/usa/eng/SchwinnFiles/ProductImages/657_427_1251_3642.jpg



Did anyone else see this? I think this is the best looking madison yet, it says that there are color...
09-12-08, 07:03 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,967
Posted By Fixter

heh, I would ride fixed everywhere if I could,...

heh, I would ride fixed everywhere if I could, but I can't afford to buy wheelsets and crap for the dumpster rides I got. I just love riding and hate to shift gears, so whatever dude, I think this is...
09-04-08, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Fixter

its a huffy...

its a huffy...
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