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12-21-08, 07:25 PM
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Posted By GoodEyeCycler

what are the ratios on that two speed setup?

what are the ratios on that two speed setup?
12-21-08, 07:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,239
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

That integra would look pretty nice if it didn't...

That integra would look pretty nice if it didn't have stupid ass colored wheels.
12-18-08, 01:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,787
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

man.... I freaking love you. This site and...

man.... I freaking love you.

This site and another forum I frequent had been really slow for me, every thread taking 5 seconds to load type stuff.

Now they're both instantaneous....:love:
12-17-08, 10:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,787
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

I'm new to the whole adblock thing. How to I get...

I'm new to the whole adblock thing. How to I get that code to work for it?
12-17-08, 09:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,787
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

Makes sense to me. A huge population of the SSFG...

Makes sense to me. A huge population of the SSFG forums are college age kids. A ton of college age kids play video games. Riding a bike doesn't make you uber cool or anything, why can't us bike...
12-17-08, 09:01 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,884
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

"Apprentice Tire Technician" Basically a...

"Apprentice Tire Technician"

Basically a step up from guys at your tire store that mount and balance wheels/tires all day long... I just deal with customers a bit more.
12-17-08, 12:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,363
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

You should never have used your brake in that...

You should never have used your brake in that situation. There are a few correct methods to do.

The first, and most preferrable, is to hold your arms out and grab stopped vehicles in order to...
12-16-08, 10:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,363
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

Oh snap

Oh snap
12-16-08, 10:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,363
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

Oh, dear Lord. If you have to ask: USE A...

Oh, dear Lord.

If you have to ask: USE A BRAKE!

If there's any doubt in your ability to stop safely: USE A BRAKE!

Just taking off your brake to 'get used to riding brakeless' is a terrible...
12-16-08, 10:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,472
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

115 lbs? dang, eat a cheeseburger. Male or...

115 lbs? dang, eat a cheeseburger. Male or female?

I'd chime in on the skidding part, buuuut... I've had my fixed gear for a couple months and have never attempted a single skid. I just like...
12-16-08, 09:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,366
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

So. Did the cop have any reason for doing that?...

So. Did the cop have any reason for doing that? Or was it just completely random?
12-15-08, 07:29 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 70,347
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

This stuff seem to last as long as an oil based...

This stuff seem to last as long as an oil based lube for you guys? And how often do you apply more.

It's not a huge point for me, because I'm hardly riding at all right now. Just ride for fun, and...
12-14-08, 05:32 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 70,347
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

No, it's not like the hot parafin wax stuff. I...

No, it's not like the hot parafin wax stuff. I just used it it's called Ice Wax or something. You're just supposed to apply it to the rollers I guess. I cleaned up my chain well, then added the ice...
12-14-08, 04:21 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,612
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

I knew one guy who wore a fanny pack everywhere,...

I knew one guy who wore a fanny pack everywhere, I thought he was totally lame. Then I found out he was an ex-cop with compact semi-auto in there, that guy was keewl.
12-14-08, 01:44 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 70,347
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

Okay, so I finally have to relube my chain that...

Okay, so I finally have to relube my chain that came on the messenger. all I have at home is the wax type stuff, forget what it's called. Do I have to thoroughly clean the chain of old oil for this...
12-14-08, 12:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,950
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

Man, don't listen to people who say riding fixed...

Man, don't listen to people who say riding fixed is crazy difficult. trust me, it's not. Riding fixed gear is no more difficult than riding a single speed bike. It should take you about 10 minutes to...
12-10-08, 02:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 820
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

Riding without brakes is one thing, I could care...

Riding without brakes is one thing, I could care less what you do with your bike (just don't run into me)

But saying there is absolutely no need for brakes on a fixed gear is extremely stupid.
...
12-07-08, 11:24 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,085
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

ROFL really? I thought it was hilariously sad....

ROFL really? I thought it was hilariously sad. But whatever. Mike Meyers' face was priceless when Kanye started spouting gibberish.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIUzLpO1kxI

I mean, I can see...
12-07-08, 11:14 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,283,433
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

The patch of asphalt on the lower right is in...

The patch of asphalt on the lower right is in focus nicely, though.
12-07-08, 10:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 972
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

I have two brakes on my fixed gear... Left the...

I have two brakes on my fixed gear... Left the rear on because I was going to install my freewheel on the flip flop, but never got around to it. I figure two can come in handy if I start riding some...
12-07-08, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,623,648
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

Zip, what light is that on your handlebars?

Zip, what light is that on your handlebars?
12-07-08, 02:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,934
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

Ride bottomless

Ride bottomless
12-07-08, 05:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,069
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

Fit depends on the person and clothing. I'm 6'0...

Fit depends on the person and clothing. I'm 6'0 155 lbs. I'm usually torn between a little too baggy or a little too short. I usually opt for baggy since I hate clothing that's too short. Even then,...
12-07-08, 02:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,831
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

nice! you asked about colors in your project...

nice! you asked about colors in your project thread. Depends on the setup, but what I'd want on a nice steel, lugged frame is that kind of old school looking red color. It's a deeper red, almost a...
12-07-08, 02:10 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,283,433
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

Matt, what parking garage is that? And is...

Matt, what parking garage is that?

And is everyone you know over 6'5? Geeze
12-07-08, 01:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

Too bad there's not a huge thread in here with a...

Too bad there's not a huge thread in here with a ton of pictures of people's kilos in here. People with all different sorts of parts showing what you might think looks good and able to offer...
12-07-08, 01:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

I was going to put risers on my bike for the aero...

I was going to put risers on my bike for the aero advantage.

Then I decided I wanted comfort for touring, so I put deep track drops on it.
12-06-08, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

haha. The first night I got my bike I pumped the...

haha. The first night I got my bike I pumped the tires to 100 using my previously mentioned Wal-Mart pump, it was all I had on hand. The gauge on it went past 120 so I figured it would work out...
12-06-08, 11:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

You only posted a link to an image, so hard to...

You only posted a link to an image, so hard to say. But I'd imagine it does. Seems like most frame pumps I see for sale have at least a presta adapter on them. I bought some cheapo wal-mart one, pump...
12-06-08, 09:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,447
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

I've yet to see anyone perfect the one-handed,...

I've yet to see anyone perfect the one-handed, umbrella holding, inverted manual:

http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h107/helement2003/fail/FAIL.jpg
12-06-08, 08:47 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 70,347
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

Okay, I'm at a fork in the road. I want new...

Okay, I'm at a fork in the road.

I want new pedals, these clips/straps are ****ing impossible for me. Not bad so far if I get in while leaning up against a sign or something and then ride around....
12-05-08, 10:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,447
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

wow. Tricks like that on fixed gear bikes looks...

wow. Tricks like that on fixed gear bikes looks so ****ing lame, haha. Everything is kinda slow and shaky looking.

I mean, those guys can all out ride the hell out of me, but it's still pretty...
12-04-08, 11:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,233
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

Riding fixed gear is in no way more difficult...

Riding fixed gear is in no way more difficult than SS.

Seriously.

I got my fixed gear after not having ridden a bicycle in years. Took about 10 minutes to get used to the overall aspect of it....
12-03-08, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,097
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

Yeah, I'm sure that would work well with his...

Yeah, I'm sure that would work well with his FREEWHEEL :crash:
12-03-08, 01:44 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,283,433
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

I guess with only one hood it doesn't matter how...

I guess with only one hood it doesn't matter how poorly it's positioned?
Seems like a cool bike, I just love some well set up hoods on road drops, and your brake only looks usable if you're deep...
12-03-08, 12:52 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,534,668
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

Just curious why you think that, I have very...

Just curious why you think that, I have very little experience with this. But just got a ulock with a frame mount. Haven't tried the mount yet, it seems the lock itself would rattle around far too...
11-30-08, 11:45 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,534,668
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

well, sometimes OFF of girls serves a purpose as...

well, sometimes OFF of girls serves a purpose as well.
11-26-08, 03:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,382
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

Curious, what did you ride when you were a...

Curious, what did you ride when you were a messenger?
11-26-08, 03:03 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,814
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

This almost happened to me in my car by an 18...

This almost happened to me in my car by an 18 wheeler the other day going to work.

Stopped at a light by my house turning left onto a busy highway. The light takes a few minutes in the morning, so...
11-26-08, 02:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,382
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

True or false: Canadians use syrup in foreplay?

True or false: Canadians use syrup in foreplay?
11-26-08, 02:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,062
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

I live in the suburbs. Most vehicles actually...

I live in the suburbs. Most vehicles actually wave me through stop signs, even if I'm 20 yards back, haha.

Otherwise, there's generally very little traffic and I can get through full speed just...
11-24-08, 11:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,727
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

I love the drops that came on my moto messenger...

I love the drops that came on my moto messenger with hoods. Though the hoods feel a little cheap and flimsy, they offer so many hand positions.

I've very rarely actually used the drops yet. But I...
11-24-08, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

well, I ordered a lockring spanner wrench and it...

well, I ordered a lockring spanner wrench and it couldn't have taken more than 3 business days.
11-24-08, 10:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,671
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

Whatever you're comfortable with. Mine came with...

Whatever you're comfortable with. Mine came with the standard set up for both brakes, and I left it that way.

One weird thing, though. I'm right handed, but I can ride one handed with my left hand...
11-24-08, 01:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,062
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

Yes. Usually, when I'm passing them at about...

Yes. Usually, when I'm passing them at about double their speed, I will call back over my shoulder, "Tell your mom to put in a little overtime and buy you some gears and brakes!"

I might even...
11-16-08, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,534,668
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

How would you measure its viscosity?

How would you measure its viscosity?
11-15-08, 08:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,068
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

How does sizing work for cycling shorts(also,...

How does sizing work for cycling shorts(also, difference between 'bib', chamois, and 'cycling shorts'??) I've never really looked into them.

I'm your typical 6'0 150 lb weakling, thin waist and...
11-15-08, 07:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,897
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

:crash: I mean, I'm 22, and you made me feel...

:crash:

I mean, I'm 22, and you made me feel old...

how old are you?
11-11-08, 10:01 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 70,347
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

So... my taint is officially sore... Messed with...

So... my taint is officially sore... Messed with the saddle adjustments a bit, and it was better. But still, 25 minutes in the saddle and I'm getting pretty uncomfortable.

Not sure how to go about...
11-11-08, 08:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,825
Posted By GoodEyeCycler

at low speeds I have been resisting a bit, I...

at low speeds I have been resisting a bit, I don't think i've ever even touched my rear brake, it's probably not even adjusted correctly.

But with my current gearing and my 'beginner strength'...
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