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01-27-09, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By matt wisconsin

Indoor Training

Have any of you made any homemade trainers for winter? It's been under zero and I just can't get myself outside and I don't plan on doing much indoor training, so just macgyverying something would...
01-04-09, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By matt wisconsin

take the cog off and check. he can't tell you...

take the cog off and check. he can't tell you without seeing it.
01-03-09, 11:49 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,388,342
Posted By matt wisconsin

Is your Regal comfortable like that? Or your set...

Is your Regal comfortable like that? Or your set up for that matter?

Not to be a dick, just trying to find a more comfortable position for my Regal.. I wouldn't go with that much of an angle, but...
12-31-08, 02:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,142
Posted By matt wisconsin

busted my knee up on a skid when I caught a weird...

busted my knee up on a skid when I caught a weird edge of the pavement. My knee looked like a pizza for a month and I thought I shattered my knee cap.

Then a week or 2 later I was in Minneapolis...
12-31-08, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 874
Posted By matt wisconsin

The SRAM powerlinks are actually pretty easy to...

The SRAM powerlinks are actually pretty easy to get off. You just push the two together and make sure the chain doesn't bend and it should just pop off with a bit of force. their 8 speed chains are...
12-30-08, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By matt wisconsin

I hope you realize you need to take some links...

I hope you realize you need to take some links off your spraypainted chain (?)
12-29-08, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By matt wisconsin

not to hijack, but I got my first puncture test...

not to hijack, but I got my first puncture test riding my new saddle in the basement (first flat since summer).
do you think I have to boot it or will it be fine?
12-25-08, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 788
Posted By matt wisconsin

I had one in a front wheel and it was just...

I had one in a front wheel and it was just needless weight. Just buy a gatorskin and don't skid so much:)
12-24-08, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By matt wisconsin

test it out with a cut up bottle and if you like...

test it out with a cut up bottle and if you like it, get something that looks nicer or keep the bottle.
12-24-08, 11:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,794
Posted By matt wisconsin

go outside, ride your bike, watch your friends...

go outside, ride your bike, watch your friends ride their bikes, ride in the wrong lane, get in fights with drunk public workers who want to kill you, listen to The Mall.. same thing for free.
12-24-08, 02:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By matt wisconsin

search for responses on 1/8 vs. 3/32. I rode...

search for responses on 1/8 vs. 3/32.

I rode 3/32 for 3 years until I threw a 1/8 KMC Z chain on for winter and I LOVE it. It is the smoothest, quietest drive train I have ever had. $10 3/32 cog...
12-24-08, 02:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,855
Posted By matt wisconsin

A lot of websites advertise the new production...

A lot of websites advertise the new production white regals as Lorica. I don't know when this started. I am truly grateful for this because I don't use leather and it seems the only nice saddles...
12-23-08, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,855
Posted By matt wisconsin

I believe the white regals are/were made of...

I believe the white regals are/were made of Lorica.
12-22-08, 05:21 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,388,342
Posted By matt wisconsin

nice clean build. Like someone said, I'd...

nice clean build. Like someone said, I'd personally go with a dif. brake lever, but w/e works for you.
I really want to find a panasonic sometime soon.
12-21-08, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,560,803
Posted By matt wisconsin

IKIHSIN didn't give it away? ;)

IKIHSIN didn't give it away? ;)
12-21-08, 04:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,646
Posted By matt wisconsin

dude. yea. this spring is going to be so nice...

dude. yea. this spring is going to be so nice after this winter.
12-21-08, 04:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,646
Posted By matt wisconsin

rain pants d00d. jeans+rain=horrible.

rain pants d00d. jeans+rain=horrible.
12-21-08, 04:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By matt wisconsin

I have used a hacksaw, a pipe cutter, and a cut...

I have used a hacksaw, a pipe cutter, and a cut off blade on a right angle grinder. The 3rd worked the best. I've always had trouble with the pipe cutters on the weird angle of the bars and...
12-21-08, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,137
Posted By matt wisconsin

I know you don't want to hear this, but I have...

I know you don't want to hear this, but I have tried a number of chain tools, expensive and not, and I stick confidently to my wal-mart special which I have had for years. the teeth that hold the...
12-20-08, 10:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,200
Posted By matt wisconsin

I'd go for upgrades that will make noticeable...

I'd go for upgrades that will make noticeable differences besides in your wallet. Your seatpost is fine, your brakes will work fine.

I'd get a decent saddle first and ride it like that. Don't be...
12-20-08, 09:49 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 20,894
Posted By matt wisconsin

Anyone else having issues with cities not plowing...

Anyone else having issues with cities not plowing the side roads? Most of my routes around town are on side roads and I'm running into 2-3 inches of rutted roads and im running 23's.
I heard...
12-20-08, 06:31 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,388,342
Posted By matt wisconsin

describing what position he rides them? idk its...

describing what position he rides them? idk its not that important.
12-20-08, 06:13 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,388,342
Posted By matt wisconsin

I was thinking the same thing.. not to be rude,...

I was thinking the same thing.. not to be rude, but could you explain how pursuit bars are comfortable in that position because I have seen it before.
12-19-08, 04:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,602
Posted By matt wisconsin

cool, if the bike find makes you that happy, then...

cool, if the bike find makes you that happy, then who cares what model it is, a large majority of people wouldn't care or notice the dif. except on bikeforums. You'll be a lot happier if you don't...
12-19-08, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,560,803
Posted By matt wisconsin

yeah hopefully these kids get back in cars, stop...

yeah hopefully these kids get back in cars, stop having fun, and being normal again. ugh.
12-17-08, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By matt wisconsin

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
12-17-08, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By matt wisconsin

no. its not.

no. its not.
12-16-08, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By matt wisconsin

the mall-friends and family.

the mall-friends and family.
12-14-08, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,143
Posted By matt wisconsin

Not to dig up posts, but I took off my SRAM 8...

Not to dig up posts, but I took off my SRAM 8 speed chain for winter and threw on KMC Z 1/8 chain and an old 42t chain ring from an old miyata and it is THE smoothest, quietest riding bike I have...
12-13-08, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,560,803
Posted By matt wisconsin

The housing moves with the fork/handlebars;)

The housing moves with the fork/handlebars;)
12-12-08, 02:36 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,560,803
Posted By matt wisconsin

kind of pushing the amount of drop out the nut is...

kind of pushing the amount of drop out the nut is biting on too..
12-10-08, 11:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,557
Posted By matt wisconsin

truth. I'd rather ride in the city brakeless. ...

truth. I'd rather ride in the city brakeless. You will find yourself watching further ahead and riding, essentially, more carefully and more aware.
:deadhorse2:
12-10-08, 04:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,231
Posted By matt wisconsin

The style of cranks they used is just .. wtf ...

The style of cranks they used is just .. wtf

my friend bought one of those to throw on a cheap conversion and within days, the chainring came loose and it has about 1/4 inch of back and forth...
12-09-08, 02:14 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 20,894
Posted By matt wisconsin

just a snap from tonight. riding nowhere for no...

just a snap from tonight. riding nowhere for no reason at all, other than to enjoy the snow:)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v66/wipunkallstar/P1010054.jpg
12-08-08, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 738
Posted By matt wisconsin

spray adhesive>hairspray

spray adhesive>hairspray
12-07-08, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 994
Posted By matt wisconsin

hah they'd make a killing if they made those in...

hah they'd make a killing if they made those in 700
12-07-08, 12:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,048
Posted By matt wisconsin

see? Can't even say it on bikeforums

see? Can't even say it on bikeforums
12-07-08, 12:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,048
Posted By matt wisconsin

craigslist mc offends families of mentally...

craigslist mc offends families of mentally ******** human beings?
12-05-08, 04:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,355
Posted By matt wisconsin

what a welcoming, friendly forum you've found ay

what a welcoming, friendly forum you've found ay
12-04-08, 11:10 PM
12-04-08, 07:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,558
Posted By matt wisconsin

It took me this long in the post to realize...

It took me this long in the post to realize "vwalla" isn't a piece of hardware I didn't know about..

is this in the jackass thread yet?
12-04-08, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By matt wisconsin

Yeah do not do it.. a few extra mm on a chain...

Yeah do not do it.. a few extra mm on a chain line is not worth risking your safety. Go with a new BB if anything.

What kind of chain are you running? A dif. one might help the noise too. I use...
12-04-08, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By matt wisconsin

after my ride tonight on my 700x23/25's, I...

after my ride tonight on my 700x23/25's, I wouldn't mind a ride like that for winterr
12-04-08, 04:24 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,560,803
Posted By matt wisconsin

hahah.. thanks for posting the wheelchair wheel...

hahah.. thanks for posting the wheelchair wheel link. They have a wheelchair at the co op I sometimes work at and it always made me curious if someone could do it.. or would do it.
11-30-08, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,022
Posted By matt wisconsin

wow that lens distortion is crazy on the back...

wow that lens distortion is crazy on the back wheel.
11-30-08, 12:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,353
Posted By matt wisconsin

an excuse to post my bike ...

an excuse to post my bike
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v66/wipunkallstar/Raleighonthadeck.jpg
11-30-08, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,022
Posted By matt wisconsin

everybody's butt is different and there's really...

everybody's butt is different and there's really no way to find the right seat without spending a lot of cash.

Some recommendations that won't cost too much and people like a lot are:
San Marco...
11-30-08, 12:50 AM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,899,636
Posted By matt wisconsin

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3214/2852382349_288...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3214/2852382349_2881607807.jpg?v=0
11-29-08, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By matt wisconsin

What kind of cranks? My friend has this exact...

What kind of cranks? My friend has this exact problem because he had a crankset with the chainring mounted permanently on the cranks.
Forum: For Sale
11-28-08, 04:51 AM
Replies: 1,365
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 337,912
Posted By matt wisconsin

want: Regal (white or black) have: forbidden

want: Regal (white or black)

have: forbidden
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