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09-28-20, 04:39 PM
09-28-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,262
Posted By Philasteve

When he say's the prices are fake I think he's...

When he say's the prices are fake I think he's referring to this. The sale price is just the normal price, and the list price is just made up it's not listed for that price anywhere.
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08-02-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,441
Posted By Philasteve

Yeah, I'm pretty much the same height as you and...

Yeah, I'm pretty much the same height as you and ride a 53cm Surly SteamRoller, I'm using a 110mm stem and it seems fine, don't know what the WT comes with. But you might be built differently than...
07-30-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,180
Posted By Philasteve

I was using like 24" riser bars and switched to...

I was using like 24" riser bars and switched to these in 40cm like a year ago. And have been enjoying them a lot more, probably won't put riser bars back on for awhile....
10-26-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Philasteve

Thanks guys all some pretty sweet ideas. I'm...

Thanks guys all some pretty sweet ideas. I'm going to take it for a ride in a secluded area and see what happens, if it doesn't loosen up I'll give some of those things a try seems like wedges is the...
10-26-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By Philasteve

Stripped threads on NDS crank arm.

Like the title says, I need to remove this crank arm from a square taper BB. At this point is anything I can do short of destruction? Is removing the crank arm bolt and riding around with it a sure...
10-25-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,128
Posted By Philasteve

Want to check it out but PedalRoom literally...

Want to check it out but PedalRoom literally never works for me anymore.
10-24-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,973
Posted By Philasteve

Are they still making the chrome versions? I...

Are they still making the chrome versions? I thought it was just purple this year, probably will be hard to find a new chrome one if it was the colorway a few years back.
10-11-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,857
Posted By Philasteve

That's pretty light for a bike that costs 700...

That's pretty light for a bike that costs 700 bucks.
10-04-19, 08:59 PM
10-04-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,939
Posted By Philasteve

Yeah I usually stop twice per tire and kinda rock...

Yeah I usually stop twice per tire and kinda rock the tire back and forth pushing it with my palms. Especially with bigger tires, I find they suck in more or whatever you want to call it when the...
09-30-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,832
Posted By Philasteve

Pretty bizarre statement for a company who used...

Pretty bizarre statement for a company who used to get such high praise around here. I never knew they had a problem with higher end cranksets on their frames, I would be pretty annoyed if I were you.
09-29-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,796
Posted By Philasteve

If you get some flat bars with some rise you...

If you get some flat bars with some rise you probably won't need to raise the stem up more. I would at least try new bars out before getting a stem at the same time, these are easy swaps that only...
09-28-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,857
Posted By Philasteve

One of the most important aspects of a new bike...

One of the most important aspects of a new bike that can completely ruin even the nicest bike. Is making sure that whatever you get fits your properly, use a fit calculator, take all of your...
09-28-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,434
Posted By Philasteve

More old threads?

More old threads?
09-28-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By Philasteve

Yo are those any good? Or do people just use them...

Yo are those any good? Or do people just use them because the Miche cogs end up being a little cheaper?
09-28-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,747
Posted By Philasteve

Yeah that's why I don't run a brakeless set up, a...

Yeah that's why I don't run a brakeless set up, a front brake is cheaper than new tires.
09-26-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,857
Posted By Philasteve

Leader makes the best bikes in the world. With...

Leader makes the best bikes in the world. With that being said I'd get either an All City Big Block or a Surly Steamroller if you want to ride anywhere. I'm not sure if there's a Aventon Mataro like...
09-26-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 543,281
Posted By Philasteve

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/850x740/soma_zero_83fce6086c849ddf7e8909a49728b2f84403e325.jpg...
09-23-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,093
Posted By Philasteve

Technically people don't like zombie threads...

Technically people don't like zombie threads being resurrected but I guess you really have no choice.
09-21-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,896
Posted By Philasteve

I doubt it, does it really ride that bad?

I doubt it, does it really ride that bad?
09-19-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,747
Posted By Philasteve

What do you mean by more than one link on the...

What do you mean by more than one link on the chain? I used to always have my wheel pretty far back in the drop outs so I could put a bigger cog on if I needed to in the winter time, doing so by just...
09-18-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,506
Posted By Philasteve

I'm not even sure what a color code is. Or that...

I'm not even sure what a color code is. Or that they used them for bicycle's, if Cannondale doesn't know then I have a feeling no one will lol. But if they repainted this bike to your liking, contact...
09-16-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,799
Posted By Philasteve

I don't think crank arm length would change much....

I don't think crank arm length would change much. If its hard to start from a dead stop or hard to get up hills, just buy a bigger cog.
09-12-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,747
Posted By Philasteve

I went through like 5 chains before I replaced my...

I went through like 5 chains before I replaced my cog and chainring. I'm not saying to do the same thing, but I feel like it answers the question of "Do you need to". And my drive chain wasn't overly...
09-12-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 543,281
Posted By Philasteve

So far so good, went out for my first ride with...

So far so good, went out for my first ride with them last night and they are way better than what I had before. The pads on my Tektro R559 were horrendous, usually they aren't bad but I'll probably...
09-09-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 543,281
Posted By Philasteve

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Heard a lot about these, never tried anything other than stock pads. Wasn't sure...
09-08-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By Philasteve

You can just upload the photo to a image sharing...

You can just upload the photo to a image sharing site like imgur then link it.
09-05-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,011
Posted By Philasteve

Yeah, but I feel like you'll slow down slower too...

Yeah, but I feel like you'll slow down slower too with all of your weight forward on bullhorn's.
08-19-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,011
Posted By Philasteve

I never noticed a difference in breaking power...

I never noticed a difference in breaking power between handlebars on a fixed gear bike. I thought it was all legs, no matter if my grip is narrow or more wide I see no benefit, standing or sitting.
08-19-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,368
Posted By Philasteve

I think doing it on flat would help you more. But...

I think doing it on flat would help you more. But you just balance and lightly put backpedal pressure then forward pressure with your wheel turned on an angle, either to the right or left. You're...
08-07-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,038
Posted By Philasteve

I'm using Soma HWY One bars now, I like them...

I'm using Soma HWY One bars now, I like them better than the risers I was using before.
08-07-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,271
Posted By Philasteve

I think they started the weird top tube in 2012,...

I think they started the weird top tube in 2012, could be wrong though. But it's most likely from 2011 or earlier.
07-29-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,572
Posted By Philasteve

I'm pretty sure a 52cm All City would fit just...

I'm pretty sure a 52cm All City would fit just like my 53cm Steamroller, I'm sure the 55cm AC wouldn't be much different than the 56cm Surly. But for the original question, if it were me I'd buy the...
07-18-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,203
Posted By Philasteve

Pretty sure they're out of business and no longer...

Pretty sure they're out of business and no longer sold. You can still go on their page and add 1 to your cart, but the checkout page will just bring up an error.
07-12-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,476
Posted By Philasteve

I've been using Andel's for like 7 years good...

I've been using Andel's for like 7 years good cranks, the 110mm Andel BB is only like 20 bucks too or you could get the Shimano UN55 also 20 bucks and comes with a 110mm spindle. And of course...
07-11-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,476
Posted By Philasteve

Looks like a Wound up fork to me, not sure about...

Looks like a Wound up fork to me, not sure about the brake setup.
07-11-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,804
Posted By Philasteve

This fits your budget and comes with a freewheel....

This fits your budget and comes with a freewheel. If you want a steel bike I would go with the Kilo TT, other than that for that price range the next best thing is used bikes. Which I wouldn't...
07-07-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,124
Posted By Philasteve

Pretty sure you're thinking of T-Level bags, kind...

Pretty sure you're thinking of T-Level bags, kind of hard to find here. Mostly an Asian brand I think unless you can find a site that imports them.
07-01-19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,032
Posted By Philasteve

I'm assuming he just means the normal steel Fuji...

I'm assuming he just means the normal steel Fuji Track and not the pro, but who knows real vague.
07-01-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,032
Posted By Philasteve

Breakbrake17 transfer lo pro, Throne track lord,...

Breakbrake17 transfer lo pro, Throne track lord, used NJS frames and Pake Rum Runner come to mind. But you didn't even say what kind of material you want the frame to be.
07-01-19, 11:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,952
Posted By Philasteve

Yeah, that's definitely not the case for me. I...

Yeah, that's definitely not the case for me. I went awhile without riding clipless, once I switched back over and did my normal fun but short night ride that I've done 1000 times. I noticed a huge...
06-24-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,952
Posted By Philasteve

Those kind of cycling straps should be made from...

Those kind of cycling straps should be made from some super thick ballistic nylon so they hold their shape and are easy to get into. They'll cost more, but they'll last a really long time, Cinelli...
06-23-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,554
Posted By Philasteve

Yeah exactly, just throw a rag over your bottom...

Yeah exactly, just throw a rag over your bottom bracket and wrap the chain over it. That's what I do.
06-22-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,367
Posted By Philasteve

Well since it's sort of a FGFS frame there isn't...

Well since it's sort of a FGFS frame there isn't many sizes. Just a 47cm, 51cm and a large 56cm. I would probably say go with the medium or large, I think mines the 51cm but it might actually be the...
06-20-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,412
Posted By Philasteve

Lots of people buy bikes and then never ride...

Lots of people buy bikes and then never ride them. Some bikes sit in peoples garages for 20 years, I wouldn't try to acquire it through some loophole of being abandoned.
06-20-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,846
Posted By Philasteve

Pretty sure I had 700x35 Kenda Kwest's on my...

Pretty sure I had 700x35 Kenda Kwest's on my Steamroller before which I think run a little big, so there's a good bit of clearance. But the All City Nature Boy Disc is a sexy bike, and the Kilo WT is...
06-18-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,115
Posted By Philasteve

2 watts is a functional difference in...

2 watts is a functional difference in accelerating and braking to an average rider? Damn, I must be a scrub.
06-14-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 87,665
Posted By Philasteve

Good look brotha, I forgot the All City was just...

Good look brotha, I forgot the All City was just rebranded Andel's. Or at least they were before, I just grabbed a All City 47T for 50 bucks.
06-13-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 87,665
Posted By Philasteve

Does anyone know where I can get an Andel...

Does anyone know where I can get an Andel Chainring from? Or recommendations for a similarly good bang for buck black chainring that would go well with my Andel's?
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