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06-10-10, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,750
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Just from the bosses on the fork. I don't see...

Just from the bosses on the fork. I don't see anything on the rear though, so it might be the front-only for some reason. And I meant SPD pedals, which are clipless, so I was way off. :s
06-08-10, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,750
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

I have the JTS and I love it to death, but the...

I have the JTS and I love it to death, but the only thing that's stock on the whole thing is the headset. :lol:

If it were me I'd probably go with the DeVinci if only to support Canadian business....
05-21-10, 07:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,183
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

That downtube is sexy.

That downtube is sexy.
05-05-10, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 2,592,150
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Finished it last week. It rides great. It's got...

Finished it last week. It rides great. It's got road tires right now, but I might try my hand at CX racing this fall. Thought you guys might enjoy it.

2010 Jake the Snake frame (OEM take-off),...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-10, 08:34 PM
Replies: 26,480
Views: 16,206,454
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3348/4575771553_de6...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3348/4575771553_de62baeddc.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jontomassi/4575771553/)

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4035/4575771619_e73e358086.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-10, 02:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,137
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

You've convinced me. I'm going to give this a...

You've convinced me. I'm going to give this a shot.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-10, 01:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,137
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

I think I get it. Rotate a handful of chains with...

I think I get it. Rotate a handful of chains with one cassette, and by the time the chains are really and truly done for, the cassette is as well, although it's life has been extended because it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-10, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Tighten that clamp!

Tighten that clamp!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-10, 01:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,137
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Just to see if I'm understanding correctly, the...

Just to see if I'm understanding correctly, the idea is to extend cassette life by making sure your cog doesn't get too used to any one particular chain? I understand how this extends the cassette...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-10, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,239
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

I think it would look a bit better if you could...

I think it would look a bit better if you could clean up the seam and make it the same length of the top tube. Bonus points if you round out the ends so they hug the seat- and head-tube.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-10, 08:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 981
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

This is pretty much the textbook indicator of a...

This is pretty much the textbook indicator of a saddle that's too high. Don't raise your saddle just because somebody thinks it should be higher.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-10, 07:14 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,928
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Godwin strikes again.

Godwin strikes again.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-10, 06:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 981
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

If it feels comfortable on long rides don't...

If it feels comfortable on long rides don't listen to what someone has to say from just looking at your seatpost. Unless you are experiencing pain or discomfort, you're probably okay.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-10, 05:46 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,928
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Thank you for proving my point?

Thank you for proving my point?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-10, 05:05 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,928
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

That's genuinely interesting but it is now the...

That's genuinely interesting but it is now the year 2010 and the word "redneck" has a different meaning.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-10, 04:38 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,681
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

A man can dream...

A man can dream...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-10, 04:29 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,681
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

How did you find out my real name?!

How did you find out my real name?!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-10, 04:20 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,681
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

You don't deserve correct spelling.

You don't deserve correct spelling.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-10, 04:17 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,681
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Sure, whatever help you sleep at night.

Sure, whatever help you sleep at night.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-10, 04:10 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,681
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Unless there's a Topanga Canyon in Toronto I'm...

Unless there's a Topanga Canyon in Toronto I'm not aware of, doubtful.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-10, 04:03 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,681
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Find a better hobby than trolling, Nancy.

Find a better hobby than trolling, Nancy.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-10, 04:01 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,681
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Pretending to be an idiot to get a rise out of...

Pretending to be an idiot to get a rise out of people is a lot more contemptible than just being an idiot by nature.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-10, 04:00 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,681
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Good one. Shall we bust on the "your mother"...

Good one. Shall we bust on the "your mother" jokes next or is your recess almost over?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-10, 03:56 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,681
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

I know an idiot when I see one.

I know an idiot when I see one.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-10, 03:26 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,681
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

You're over 50 and you still think pointing out...

You're over 50 and you still think pointing out the fact that the date you joined an internet cycling forum is further in the past then the date someone you're arguing with joined an internet cycling...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-10, 02:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,685
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

I went with steel the last time around and found...

I went with steel the last time around and found myself riding a fairly heavy bike, paid way too much money for the frame, and ended up fretting over rust way more than I should have. I just paid...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-10, 07:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,338
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Tools are expensive, and bikes need a lot of...

Tools are expensive, and bikes need a lot of them. Take it from someone who owns far too many of them because he made the mistake you are thinking of making: Just say no!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-10, 06:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,545
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Glad to hear you're liking the 6700 components....

Glad to hear you're liking the 6700 components. I've got a pair of new Ultegra brifters and the FD and RD on their way right now. Looks-wise we're going to have pretty similar builds. Putting it all...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-10, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,652,671
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

I like silver. v:)v

I like silver. v:)v
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-10, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 482
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

I would take the back road.

I would take the back road.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-10, 06:09 PM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,652,671
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Kona Jake The Snake (frame and fork only) ...

Kona Jake The Snake (frame and fork only)

http://i43.tinypic.com/2q02f0m.jpg

Ultegra 6600 Compact crankset and cassette

http://i42.tinypic.com/i2t16x.jpg


Ultegra 6700 brifters and...
04-09-10, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

They finally started selling the antique and...

They finally started selling the antique and honey brown on it's own. :swoon:
04-07-10, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Seconding (or fifthing, I lost count) the too big...

Seconding (or fifthing, I lost count) the too big comment. We are pretty much the exact same height (5'10") and inseam. I was just testing the 56 and 54 JTS today, and the 54 had a good horizontal...
04-07-10, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 972
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

If you're willing to re-consider a backpack (and...

If you're willing to re-consider a backpack (and spend a bit of $$$), the Deuter Race Exp Air Daypack...
04-06-10, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 2,592,150
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

:lol: I've still got the bottle holder, I...

:lol:

I've still got the bottle holder, I could probably just replace the bottle cages and be done with it. I've never done a cross race before, so things like this don't really occur to me...
04-06-10, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 2,592,150
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Those look pretty cool, but I think I'm done with...

Those look pretty cool, but I think I'm done with the saddle rockets. When I build up the CX bike I'm piecing together I'm just gonna go with bottle cages. didn't much care for the reach-around..
04-04-10, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 2,592,150
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

You must have lucked out. One of the bottle...

You must have lucked out. One of the bottle holders on mine broke after about 3 rides. Nothing intense, just to and from work on decent roads and paved paths. I was pretty bummed.
07-17-09, 04:42 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,410
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

I love this. "I can't wait until this stops being...

I love this. "I can't wait until this stops being cool so I can go back to being too cool to do things that are cool."
07-15-09, 05:02 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 63,973
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Thanks guys. I'm gonna try and find out if there...

Thanks guys. I'm gonna try and find out if there are any better beginner trails in my area. I'm in Toronto, and this was the trail that begins at Pottery Road. I was supposed to do a place called...
07-14-09, 08:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 920
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Stabgut Killface.

Stabgut Killface.
07-14-09, 06:06 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 63,973
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

I can't think of a better place to post some...

I can't think of a better place to post some newbie questions. If this would be better directed somewhere else, please let me know.

A little background: I'm riding a 2008 Jamies Exile 29er SS,...
06-19-09, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5,484
Views: 1,253,329
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

"Nobody would do something that stupid!" "I...

"Nobody would do something that stupid!"

"I did something that stupid."

"Well, you sure showed me!"
06-19-09, 01:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,438
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Keep it as-is or sell it to someone who will.

Keep it as-is or sell it to someone who will.
06-17-09, 07:26 PM
06-17-09, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2,464
Views: 143,766
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Okay, so last night I pulled York Mills to...

Okay, so last night I pulled York Mills to Banbury Rd, took that south, took the trails south and west to Broadway, which I took west to Eglington Park, shot down Lescalles for a while, which sucked...
06-17-09, 12:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,489
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Just a quick question to you and other people who...

Just a quick question to you and other people who are seemingly okay with random people touching their bikes:

What's the bike theft rate like in your city?
06-16-09, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2,464
Views: 143,766
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

I was totally caught off-guard. It was always bad...

I was totally caught off-guard. It was always bad but this summer I hit it for the first time and was like F-F-F-F-F-UUUCK T-T-T-T-T-HIIIIIIS.
06-16-09, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2,464
Views: 143,766
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Have you seen this page before?...

Have you seen this page before? http://www.ibiketo.ca/torontobikeways.html

Check off all the options and see if you can find something workable. At first glance it doesn't look too hopeful...
06-16-09, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,273
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

Convert it back and sell it to meeeeeeee.

Convert it back and sell it to meeeeeeee.
06-16-09, 07:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,785
Posted By Jabba Degrassi

That blue looks hot. The black Fizik tape (and...

That blue looks hot. The black Fizik tape (and perhaps even some other colours) has a texture more like suede. I have gloves with a similar surface, and those two uneven surfaces give me a VERY good...
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