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07-25-08, 12:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,851
Posted By fixedup

My friend just switched from the sram omniums to...

My friend just switched from the sram omniums to the suginos and he rides 24miles commuting everyday and rides the **** out of his bike and he loves the suginos way more he says. Plus they look...
07-19-08, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By fixedup

I have to agree with the idea of not wearing...

I have to agree with the idea of not wearing those shoes to ride fixed it, sorry but its best to just ride in some comfortable sneakers and buy some clips and pedals that will actually FIT nicely and...
07-03-08, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,485
Posted By fixedup

I've actually put a 42c tire on my steamroller,...

I've actually put a 42c tire on my steamroller, it just barely fit though. The surly is indestructable.
06-28-08, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By fixedup

regular old mks sylvans

regular old mks sylvans
Forum: Touring
06-27-08, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,973
Posted By fixedup

Im am extremely jealous of your bike collection. ...

Im am extremely jealous of your bike collection. I myself am about to pick up a new 26" wheel LHT complete and can't wait. I also hope to have a BD in my surly family also. I kind of adopted a...
Forum: Touring
06-26-08, 11:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,091
Posted By fixedup

Yeah, I like bar-ends, i've never had sti...

Yeah, I like bar-ends, i've never had sti shifters but I could live with them for commuting I guess, the only problem is I don't want to end up going on my first tour and having them fail. The jamis...
06-26-08, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By fixedup

Dont like Miche? I've ridden mine for a year...

Dont like Miche? I've ridden mine for a year with no problems and love em'. Otherwise I'd probably buy some of the IRO's.
Forum: Touring
06-26-08, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,091
Posted By fixedup

How does your surly ride with the 26" wheels? Do...

How does your surly ride with the 26" wheels? Do you notice much difference between them and larger 700c wheels? Im in a bit of a pickle in choosing between a 52cm surly lht or a 53cm jamis aurora....
Forum: Commuting
06-26-08, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,845
Posted By fixedup

http://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/bikes/08_bikes/08com...

http://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/bikes/08_bikes/08commuter4.html
cheaper solution.......just sayin
Forum: Touring
06-21-08, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By fixedup

Why not the long haul trucker? I'm about to...

Why not the long haul trucker? I'm about to order a green one in a month because I can get a good deal on it.
06-15-08, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By fixedup

whats so good about the gunnar that you would...

whats so good about the gunnar that you would compare it with the cinelli?
06-14-08, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By fixedup

not like he couldnt just get a 20 dollar bmx...

not like he couldnt just get a 20 dollar bmx chain and a new cog? I didnt know the iro setup was 3/32, excuse my ignorance.
06-14-08, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By fixedup

I think the sugino zen messenger chainrings are...

I think the sugino zen messenger chainrings are 130bcd, my girlfriend has the messenger cranks and they're nice. If the chainring is warped then i'd replace it, no need to replace the whole...
06-11-08, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By fixedup

The problem is you can't tension the chain with...

The problem is you can't tension the chain with vertical dropouts as you can with track ends or horizontal dropouts. I love the white industries eno hub by the way, it's a really nice hub and I wish...
06-11-08, 11:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 743
Posted By fixedup

I ride with mks sylvans ( have for over a year...

I ride with mks sylvans ( have for over a year now, no shoe problems) with L mks cages and toshi doubles, I have like a milimeter of overlap on my 53cm steamroller but I never hit the wheel. That...
06-11-08, 11:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,665
Posted By fixedup

For what its worth I personally think that the...

For what its worth I personally think that the surly steamroller and salsa casserole single are some of the best values for a ss/fixed.
06-11-08, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 857
Posted By fixedup

I bought some, didnt need them, but hey 30 bucks?...

I bought some, didnt need them, but hey 30 bucks? **** YEAH. They're nice, although the front hub is a quick release :/
06-11-08, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By fixedup

I've still never seen an alien frame or seen...

I've still never seen an alien frame or seen someone on a forum with one.
06-11-08, 10:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,665
Posted By fixedup

Well what are you gonna be using the bike for? ...

Well what are you gonna be using the bike for? Commuting? Track? Just fun? I was in the same boat and ended up building a steamroller and went way over budget. As it is my commuting bike I wish...
06-10-08, 09:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,234
Posted By fixedup

why would you want to do this anyways? threadless...

why would you want to do this anyways? threadless is better.
06-02-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
Posted By fixedup

It looks like there's a braze-on for a rear...

It looks like there's a braze-on for a rear derauiler cable in the rear triangle? Correct me please.

edit: nevermind, saw it's the pedal.
Forum: Touring
06-01-08, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,245
Posted By fixedup

Im still waiting on my 7 rail :(, lane is...

Im still waiting on my 7 rail :(, lane is busy.....
05-31-08, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,865
Posted By fixedup

well so far since I started this thread back in...

well so far since I started this thread back in october, my miche hubs and cranks have been superb and have not had any problems, nor has the bb. I didnt get the miche headset as I wanted a sealed...
05-26-08, 10:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,494
Posted By fixedup

Did you cut the chain and put it back together...

Did you cut the chain and put it back together yourself? You might have just put it back together wrong and made that part of the chain bind and not be able to ride right, it's happened to me before.
05-26-08, 09:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,494
Posted By fixedup

just keep messing with it, I was running 32x16 on...

just keep messing with it, I was running 32x16 on my ss mtb and then I switched to an 18t and had the same problem, Turns out I needed to put a half link in.
05-21-08, 08:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,467
Posted By fixedup

if you're talking about the ones in the bargain...

if you're talking about the ones in the bargain basement on the IRO site, I bought those too. the front hub ( at least the ones I got) was just a regular quick release, you'll need a skewer. but...
05-19-08, 08:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,235
Posted By fixedup

no cane creek?

no cane creek?
05-19-08, 08:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,482
Posted By fixedup

this thread is ridiculous

this thread is ridiculous
05-19-08, 08:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,467
Posted By fixedup

I've had no problem with miche's or formulas. ...

I've had no problem with miche's or formulas. Lots of hubs are just the same ones re-badged. If you want a cool color go with the new iro hubs, they're like 50 bucks and they're nice, or go with...
05-19-08, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 460,880
Posted By fixedup

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b12/ledheavy26/t...

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b12/ledheavy26/townie.jpg

Here's mine, just trying out the soma sparrow bars, I usually just have my risers but I figured i'd give these a try. Im still waiting...
05-12-08, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By fixedup

buy new tires and tubes and put them on.

buy new tires and tubes and put them on.
Forum: Commuting
05-10-08, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By fixedup

um, sidewalk riding is illegal

um, sidewalk riding is illegal
05-08-08, 11:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,936
Posted By fixedup

Just do an eno, they're badass hubs, i just built...

Just do an eno, they're badass hubs, i just built a wheel up for my friends trek 1000 and those hubs are NICE.
Forum: Foo
05-06-08, 10:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,181
Posted By fixedup

It really is all about the lenses, and of course...

It really is all about the lenses, and of course if you screw your photos up in editing. I have an older nikon d70s (6.1megapixels) and I have the kit lens, which is actually kinda nice for a kit...
Forum: Foo
05-05-08, 10:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,181
Posted By fixedup

I agree with doomkin on about everything he says....

I agree with doomkin on about everything he says. What are you gonna be taking pictures of, do you really wanna drop the serious dough on a dslr just to take snapshots? Or are you gonna be a...
Forum: Foo
05-05-08, 10:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,181
Posted By fixedup

I personally have a nikon d70s, and my friend is...

I personally have a nikon d70s, and my friend is looking for a dslr just to get into digital and doesnt want to break the bank, im recommending either a pentax or one of the new olympus cameras. I...
04-27-08, 10:11 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 10,190
Posted By fixedup

uhhhhhhhhhhhhhh...

uhhhhhhhhhhhhhh OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH, man im late on this
04-18-08, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By fixedup

run a tensioner, get an eno hub, or get a new...

run a tensioner, get an eno hub, or get a new frame. I personally think the magic gear ratio stuff is stupid.
04-18-08, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By fixedup

If you have horizontal dropouts then there should...

If you have horizontal dropouts then there should be no problem, but if its vertical dropouts whats the problem with using a chain tensioner? I use one on my 29er ss and I love that bike more than...
04-04-08, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 380,478
Posted By fixedup

my trail rig, not too many trails around here but...

my trail rig, not too many trails around here but I have fun anyways. Turned my boring old gary fisher kaitai into a single speed 29er shreder, just gotta get some clipless and a different saddle. ...
04-04-08, 10:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,670
Posted By fixedup

its not a new idea, dingle cog? dos freewheel?

its not a new idea, dingle cog? dos freewheel?
04-04-08, 08:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,670
Posted By fixedup

Why no gary fisher? No one like gary fisher here?...

Why no gary fisher? No one like gary fisher here? You could get a hoo koo e koo or possibly a big sur. Both are great bikes.
04-02-08, 08:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By fixedup

I'm on a 29er

I'm on a 29er
04-01-08, 11:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,491
Posted By fixedup

+1billion on the stratos bars, i rock 40cm ones...

+1billion on the stratos bars, i rock 40cm ones and they are the bomb, I dont think are actually syntace brand, just knock-offs but who cares. I rode profile stroker bars before that and im not...
04-01-08, 11:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By fixedup

32x20 really? Lots of hills? I just made my mtb...

32x20 really? Lots of hills? I just made my mtb into a ss with 32x16 and im about to see how it does, I couldn't imagine going too much lower than 2:1
04-01-08, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By fixedup

These are just basically novatecs (sp?), my gf...

These are just basically novatecs (sp?), my gf has a pair, they're pretty standard but nice hubs, pink anodized.
04-01-08, 11:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,253
Posted By fixedup

well given the two choices I would personally...

well given the two choices I would personally choose the langster ( dont like either really ). I'd puke all over the bowery, it's a piece. Just buy a surly steamroller complete and you'll be...
Forum: Commuting
03-26-08, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By fixedup

hahaha, that seems nice and all but I haven't...

hahaha, that seems nice and all but I haven't seen one ******** bikeway path through any construction here at all, hope it takes effect soon.
03-26-08, 06:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,039
Posted By fixedup

I ordered my girlfriend a pair of deep v's and...

I ordered my girlfriend a pair of deep v's and milwaukee hubs and I had to tension and true them when they got here.
Forum: Touring
03-25-08, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,375
Posted By fixedup

i'm also thinking of going with a 9spd with thumb...

i'm also thinking of going with a 9spd with thumb levers. Why do you prefer 165mm for touring? I run 165 on my track bike but I would think you would something a lil longer for touring? I am also...
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