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01-25-10, 03:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,553
Posted By cblaster

wouldn't it? basically, if the threads are...

wouldn't it? basically, if the threads are stripped the cog and/or lock ring were not on properly...tight, greased, etc.

wait...i assumed you meant that you stripped the threads on your hub, but...
10-20-09, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,577,284
Posted By cblaster

Yeah, it was either toilet paper or paper towels....

Yeah, it was either toilet paper or paper towels. Or something papery.
10-19-09, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,577,284
Posted By cblaster

another gem at rutgers...first time i've ever...

another gem at rutgers...first time i've ever seen this bike

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_EpDfccI4byU/StzC4PAJIzI/AAAAAAAAARM/uighIz-JvO0/s800/1019091535_01.jpg
10-08-09, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,577,284
Posted By cblaster

Nice top tube pad bro.

Nice top tube pad bro.
10-05-09, 10:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,596
Posted By cblaster

This. I got the hang of skip stopping first...

This. I got the hang of skip stopping first before I could skid for a long distance. You don't have to lean as far forward as you think (im assuming this is how you ate it and went to the hospital),...
10-05-09, 09:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,880
Posted By cblaster

I'm just going to quote this for added emphasis.

I'm just going to quote this for added emphasis.
10-05-09, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,008
Posted By cblaster

Rutgers has more conversions than anything else....

Rutgers has more conversions than anything else. My favorite bike that I see around is a beat to hell conversion painted baby blue, lugs painted yellow, with rainbow spoke beads and an american flag...
10-05-09, 09:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,880
Posted By cblaster

your stem. EDIT: nevermind, I'm assuming...

your stem.

EDIT: nevermind, I'm assuming that this was fixed after the "I ripped the components off" part. But still.

Also I think those fenders look super-classy, I would've kept them.
09-24-09, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,577,284
Posted By cblaster

I walked out of class and saw that bike and I had...

I walked out of class and saw that bike and I had to take a picture...the platforms are so huge that it seems like if he tilted his feet he could just tip-toe the bike on the pedals.
09-24-09, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,577,284
Posted By cblaster

http://zero.essentrix.net/jbike.jpg Only a...

http://zero.essentrix.net/jbike.jpg

Only a matter of time before pedal strike takes another victim.
09-22-09, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,577,284
Posted By cblaster

What kind of stem is this?

What kind of stem is this?
09-21-09, 01:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,644
Posted By cblaster

You're overreacting, and he's pretty much right. ...

You're overreacting, and he's pretty much right. I had a diatech lever for a while, and both of those levers are bulky as **** compared to the tektro that scrodzilla is talking about.
09-09-09, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 339,276
Posted By cblaster

yeah turns out the old caliper that i was using...

yeah turns out the old caliper that i was using had a washer on it, and the washer fit perfectly into the hole in the fork, making it too small for the new brake. a screwdriver got it to pop right...
09-09-09, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 339,276
Posted By cblaster

after almost a year of riding with a front brake...

after almost a year of riding with a front brake off my old garbage road bike, i decided to get the tektro brake off bike island. i figured it might be good to have a brake that actually has the...
08-30-09, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 339,276
Posted By cblaster

What are the biggest size tires people have...

What are the biggest size tires people have gotten onto the Hour? I'm currently running Specialized All-Conditions, 25c, but I'm looking for bigger tires with a more significant tread.
05-28-09, 02:56 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,200
Posted By cblaster

I also have a 95 grand cherokee. It no longer...

I also have a 95 grand cherokee. It no longer goes in reverse for more than 3 seconds before stalling, so getting out of parking lots is now actiony.
05-28-09, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,577,284
Posted By cblaster

It looks like the rear wheel is just full of a...

It looks like the rear wheel is just full of a thousand of the same spoke card. And then a sticker.
05-27-09, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 513,443
Posted By cblaster

If anyone is looking for a 61cm Windsor Hour in...

If anyone is looking for a 61cm Windsor Hour in NJ, this may be your lucky day. This ad is not mine, but I figured I'd share it just in case anyone was looking for one. Maybe just good for some...
Replies: 9
Views: 13,591
Posted By cblaster

Yeah, you're right JunkYard. I felt like the...

Yeah, you're right JunkYard. I felt like the red/white modulus was just way more awesome, for way less paper. Regardless, I bought and sold this bike in about 4 hours. I was really looking for...
Replies: 9
Views: 13,591
Posted By cblaster

Thanks for the opinions everyone, I'll be going...

Thanks for the opinions everyone, I'll be going to check the bike out today. The standover is about .6 inches shorter than my current bike, so hopefully the geometry will save me with a decent fit....
05-26-09, 11:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,063
Posted By cblaster

I had the same problem and it was one of my...

I had the same problem and it was one of my chainring bolts. It might not hurt to check them to make sure they are tight.
05-26-09, 09:09 PM
05-26-09, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By cblaster

Thanks for the offer Craven, however: In a...

Thanks for the offer Craven, however:

In a strange twist of fate, it appears that the Miyata is fighting for freedom. My girlfriend just told me that her little brother fell off the bike earlier...
Replies: 9
Views: 13,591
Posted By cblaster

Another Nishiki Modulus - a good price?

Nishiki Modulus, Performance Equipe, 12 Speed Road Bike. 4130 CR-MO frame and forks, Exage Action components.

http://images.craigslist.org/3n33kb3mcZZZZZZZZZ95q370eb46e9ec61ee3.jpg

The lowest I...
05-26-09, 03:39 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,200
Posted By cblaster

people give you **** about riding a bike?

people give you **** about riding a bike?
05-26-09, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By cblaster

Is this an offer? I haven't seen if...

Is this an offer?



I haven't seen if the bike fits me or not, but even if not, I'd at least like to find it a home where it'll be ridden and taken care of. Evil is an understatement in this...
05-26-09, 09:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By cblaster

Turns out it is a Miyata Three Ten. I went back...

Turns out it is a Miyata Three Ten. I went back to the house and it was lying in the yard, waiting to sit out in the overnight downpour. We put it back in the garage. It is dark, metallic grey...
05-25-09, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By cblaster

Will do. I'll try and get a closer look at it...

Will do. I'll try and get a closer look at it tonight or tomorrow.
05-25-09, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By cblaster

Need help assessing a Miyata

Hey C&V, you sure did help me a lot the last time I posted about an older bike, so here goes:

Today, my girlfriend's little brother was given a Miyata road bike by their neighbor. It was going to...
05-21-09, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By cblaster

I went through all of their 110 BCD chainrings,...

I went through all of their 110 BCD chainrings, and didn't see anything without those tabs.
05-21-09, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By cblaster

I'm pretty sure what he is asking for is a...

I'm pretty sure what he is asking for is a chainring that's 110 BCD that has a perfectly smooth, round cutout in the center of it.
05-18-09, 05:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,421
Posted By cblaster

Everything I order from them gets to me in 2...

Everything I order from them gets to me in 2 days. I agree their packaging could be better..they shipped me a set of tires in a giant envelope. Not really a big deal though, I'll still order from...
05-18-09, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,648
Posted By cblaster

http://www.rideyourbike.com/images/skidspots.jpg ...

http://www.rideyourbike.com/images/skidspots.jpg

The numbers on the top cells of the chart are the number of teeth on your chainring, and the numbers on the leftmost column of cells are the number...
05-18-09, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,525
Posted By cblaster

I didn't ask about running fixed. I was just...

I didn't ask about running fixed. I was just saying what you did: they have different attributes. I was saying that on a fixed gear, the lowest chain tension will only be reached for a split second...
05-18-09, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,738
Posted By cblaster

Thanks for the good news roccobike. I knew I was...

Thanks for the good news roccobike. I knew I was getting a good deal as soon as I took it for a test ride. What makes this even better is that my girlfriend was born in 1988 :) . Tires sound like...
05-18-09, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,067
Posted By cblaster

Thanks for the input everyone. I was going to...

Thanks for the input everyone. I was going to use the smaller 42t ring for it but, now I'll go with the larger 52.
05-17-09, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,525
Posted By cblaster

Thanks. I'm just gonna go for it tomorrow and...

Thanks. I'm just gonna go for it tomorrow and see what happens. I was gonna reorganize the cassette today but I can't find my Shimano cassette removal tool, and the LBS is closed.
05-17-09, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,067
Posted By cblaster

Just found that thread when I re-searched. I...

Just found that thread when I re-searched. I skipped over it the first time because it was just titled "Oval Chinrings". Thanks.
05-17-09, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,067
Posted By cblaster

I did pretty much explain exactly what you just...

I did pretty much explain exactly what you just said to me in the first sentence of my post. I realized that I wanted more informed answers so I reposted here.
05-17-09, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,738
Posted By cblaster

The frame and the fork are two different types of...

The frame and the fork are two different types of Cr-Mo. The frame is labeled Tange 900 Cr-Mo Double-Butted, but the fork doesn't say what type it is exactly.
05-17-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,067
Posted By cblaster

Biopace Chainrings usable on a single speed?

I posted this a little earlier on the SS/FG forum, but I figured you guys would have more experience with Biopace, so:

Yesterday I went and picked up this Nishiki Modulus off of craigslist for my...
05-17-09, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,525
Posted By cblaster

Shimano Biopace Chainrings

Is anyone running an SS/FG with one? Yesterday I went and picked up this Nishiki Modulus off of craigslist for my girlfriend's birthday; its got Biopace chainrings on it.
...
05-17-09, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,738
Posted By cblaster

So here it is, took a few pictures of the Modulus...

So here it is, took a few pictures of the Modulus that I picked up. Same as yours JunkYard, although the guy who I bought it from swears its from the mid-90's. Either way, it's a really nice...
05-17-09, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,738
Posted By cblaster

So it turns out that this was the bike that I was...

So it turns out that this was the bike that I was going to look at. It is incredible condition, the only flaws that I could see were that the handlebar was scratched a bit, there are one or two...
05-16-09, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,738
Posted By cblaster

Thanks alot JunkYard, I'm willing to bet that...

Thanks alot JunkYard, I'm willing to bet that that is the exact version of the bike that I'm going to look at. I may be converting the bike to single speed (but keeping the derailleur, etc, of...
05-15-09, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,738
Posted By cblaster

Nishiki Modulus - Production Year?

Hey C&V, this is my first post here, but I thought you guys would know most about this bike.

I'm currently looking for a birthday gift for my girlfriend, and by luck I stumbled upon someone...
05-15-09, 03:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,385
Posted By cblaster

As far as I've experienced, BD's customer service...

As far as I've experienced, BD's customer service has been really good to me.
05-14-09, 10:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 785
Posted By cblaster

That's just the standard for a bike with two...

That's just the standard for a bike with two brakes. I have a brake on my FG and its on the right side.
05-14-09, 09:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 785
Posted By cblaster

Yeah well, when I asked the kid what the gear...

Yeah well, when I asked the kid what the gear ratio is, and what BCD the cranks/spider are, he told me that all he knew was that it was a "high gear". He probably crashed it and wants to get rid of...
05-14-09, 08:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 785
Posted By cblaster

Will do, thanks.

Will do, thanks.
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