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02-14-11, 10:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,710
Posted By Eire Mick

I had such a great time out there. I did the...

I had such a great time out there. I did the century on my brakeless FG and got soooo much love. I wasn't sure what reactions I'd get but it was all love and respect. I will certainly do it again...
02-10-11, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 576
Posted By Eire Mick

Oh she'll be there

Oh she'll be there
02-10-11, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 576
Posted By Eire Mick

Love it guys. All great stuff. Pretty sure I'm...

Love it guys. All great stuff. Pretty sure I'm ready for the ride. My parents live out there and I talked my dad into doing the 50 miler. Pretty strong for a 65 yr old guy. My mom and my gf are...
02-09-11, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 576
Posted By Eire Mick

What to bring on my century??

Yo, I'm doing the tour de palm springs century on my fg this Sat. and was just wondering if anyone had any bright ideas on what i should bring with me. Obvi water, gatorade, some snacks, gel packs...
01-30-11, 11:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,710
Posted By Eire Mick

I'm registered for the century and I'm pretty...

I'm registered for the century and I'm pretty anxious/amped for it. I'm doing it on my fixed gear so the early climb is making me a little nervous but im hoping my legs will stand up to it. With all...
12-19-10, 10:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,016
Posted By Eire Mick

MKS Sylvan track (black), Soma double cages...

MKS Sylvan track (black), Soma double cages (black), All city leather double straps (black). Booya.
12-11-10, 08:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,087
Posted By Eire Mick

Awesome. I'm on it. The century it is. I've...

Awesome. I'm on it. The century it is. I've been thinking about doing it for a while so now I'm stoked to have it to look forward to. Hopefully this'll lead to more intense rides. Thanks.
12-11-10, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,087
Posted By Eire Mick

FG century riders? Talk to me.

So the Tour De Palm Springs is coming up in February and I'm going to ride it. I'm deciding whether to do 55 mi. route or the 102 mi. route on my my Felt TK3. I'm not It sounds like fun and the...
08-16-10, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,116
Posted By Eire Mick

http://static.lfgss.com/attachments/22266d12682149...

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yes
Replies: 6
Views: 1,478
Posted By Eire Mick

I was looking into the Moto Team as well, but my...

I was looking into the Moto Team as well, but my size (56) was actually sold out. The crankset is what got my attention, but you're right, the frame is almost identical to the fuji comp. I had also...
07-28-10, 04:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,335
Posted By Eire Mick

So I think the Moto Team Track is in first place....

So I think the Moto Team Track is in first place. The frame looks pretty good, but honestly, it's the higher end components that is making my decision easier. The DA Crankset and XRP SL wheelset...
07-27-10, 11:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,335
Posted By Eire Mick

Have you changed any of the components or is it...

Have you changed any of the components or is it all stock?
07-27-10, 10:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,335
Posted By Eire Mick

Yeah, the T1 is pretty sweet, I've just not heard...

Yeah, the T1 is pretty sweet, I've just not heard much about it (other than that vid w Lance crushing the SF mash crew on a T1). Problem with the Felts is finding the frame. I just saw the new fuji...
07-27-10, 10:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,335
Posted By Eire Mick

Well, I think it's fun riding a track bike. Not...

Well, I think it's fun riding a track bike. Not much other reason for that. I like the responsiveness when I need to be maneuverable (I'm in LA and we have our share of cars). I've become used to...
07-26-10, 10:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,335
Posted By Eire Mick

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y50/plowmanjoe/00...

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Now that's what I'm talking about!
07-26-10, 10:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,335
Posted By Eire Mick

Mostly long-ish street rides, aluminum, and...

Mostly long-ish street rides, aluminum, and they're giving me enough to replace my bike.
07-26-10, 10:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,335
Posted By Eire Mick

Let's talk Track Frames!

I just had my Leader stolen and I need a replacement. I'll be getting some money from my insurance company (get renters insurance if you don't have it), and I wanted to see some thoughts on an...
06-02-09, 10:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,378
Posted By Eire Mick

Clicking sound on my crankset

I've been riding fixed for a while now, and have never heard this before. When I get going, my first hard push creates this clicking sound, like the BB is trying to tense up. Also, when I slow, the...
04-03-09, 04:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,612
Posted By Eire Mick

Fortezza race. I have them, I skid all over the...

Fortezza race. I have them, I skid all over the place, and have been on these for a few months, and the grip strip in the middle has worn a bit, but not too bad. Plus, they're really good for...
04-03-09, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,995,000
Posted By Eire Mick

Some suede from Michaels to create a double strap...

Some suede from Michaels to create a double strap converter for my GR-9's. Gonna be sick.
03-26-09, 03:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,407
Posted By Eire Mick

That's what I said when I was there. They just...

That's what I said when I was there. They just said I have to pay, then I can schedule the date. Pretty weak if you ask me. And, in LA, metro court is a nightmare. It's like the DMV. So many...
03-26-09, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,407
Posted By Eire Mick

Red Light Ticket Update

I brought this up a while back.....and here's what happened. I live in Hollywood, had my court date today, had to pay $436 up front before I could even schedule a trial date. $436!!!!! WTF? They...
03-02-09, 09:44 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,878
Posted By Eire Mick

Awesome! Thanks a lot. Now I just have to find...

Awesome! Thanks a lot. Now I just have to find me a wife with a sewing machine... I'll hit up my alterations lady and see what she can do with an 8"x10" piece of suede. Then, hell, it's on! and...
03-02-09, 12:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,878
Posted By Eire Mick

How'd you make those doublers? That looks...

How'd you make those doublers? That looks perfect. I've got two sets of singles, and I want to convert them into doubles. I'll get longer bolts to hold in the second strap, and was thinking of...
03-02-09, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By Eire Mick

Just go fixed if you wanna go fixed. Throw a...

Just go fixed if you wanna go fixed. Throw a front brake on, and crank the s*&% out of those climbs. Once you start passing roadies on the climbs, you'll love it. Also, work on not using your...
02-28-09, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,496
Posted By Eire Mick

Yeah, we get guys pulled all the time when do our...

Yeah, we get guys pulled all the time when do our group rides. I mean, we are sorta taking over lanes on some big roads like Sunset and Santa Monica blvd. so it's understandable. People in cars...
02-27-09, 02:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,496
Posted By Eire Mick

My bad. Hollywood, CA. I'll have to go to the...

My bad. Hollywood, CA. I'll have to go to the Metro court in Downtown LA.
02-27-09, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,496
Posted By Eire Mick

Red Light Ticket.....

So I was stupid and ran a red on my bike while on my way home late at night, and I got pulled over and cited. I have to appear in court, but I wanted to know if anyone could give me an idea of how...
02-19-09, 04:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 724
Posted By Eire Mick

I ride for the spoke cards.

I ride for the spoke cards.
02-06-09, 04:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,197
Posted By Eire Mick

+1

+1
02-05-09, 01:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,398
Posted By Eire Mick

+1 I got some black weinmann dp 18's there for...

+1 I got some black weinmann dp 18's there for $160 + $9 for shipping. Pretty good deal for a great wheel.
02-05-09, 12:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,607
Posted By Eire Mick

I got these about a month ago. They're pretty...

I got these about a month ago. They're pretty sticky, but really good at cornering. I think they have a high max psi, like 150, which I like cause I like em tight.
...
02-04-09, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By Eire Mick

same height same weight, 56

same height same weight, 56
02-02-09, 03:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,748
Posted By Eire Mick

Felt. The pista concepts are really sick (the...

Felt. The pista concepts are really sick (the 2004 black frame....just ill), but I see them all over the place. I've only seen a few felts at rides and they look awesome and super fast.
01-30-09, 02:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,902
Posted By Eire Mick

So after going through these comments, I'm going...

So after going through these comments, I'm going to pass on moving down to 165's just to get a good deal. I like the way my bike rides now, so I'm sticking with what I've got. Still going to...
01-28-09, 11:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,902
Posted By Eire Mick

165mm vs 170 mm Crank Arms

I'm looking to upgrade my crankset and I want someone to explain the benefits/disadvantages of having a shorter crank arm set up. I have 170mm now, but I found a good 165 crankset with a 46t chain...
01-25-09, 03:56 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 28,181
Posted By Eire Mick

That's sick. Murdered out fixed gears are at the...

That's sick. Murdered out fixed gears are at the top of my list.
01-24-09, 04:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,925
Posted By Eire Mick

Practice. All there is to it. Practice without...

Practice. All there is to it. Practice without ur feet in the clips, cause there's nothing worse than a tip over at an intersection.
01-24-09, 04:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,616
Posted By Eire Mick

My deep vs were about $260 for the set. I think...

My deep vs were about $260 for the set. I think they were from Fly bike shop in denver. Found them on ebay and called to make the purchase. Easy as pie. And, you can run a brake on a non machined...
01-24-09, 04:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,616
Posted By Eire Mick

I'm cameraless for now, but I'll get a pic up...

I'm cameraless for now, but I'll get a pic up soon. Well, after a long ride (50mi) with some gnarly declines (I run brake less fixed, so it's all skip/skid stops) I noticed my chain was SUPER tight....
01-24-09, 04:19 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 33,455
Posted By Eire Mick

+1 with my 56 dawes, mks gr9 pedals, clips

+1 with my 56 dawes, mks gr9 pedals, clips
01-24-09, 04:17 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 33,455
Posted By Eire Mick

I just sold my alex r500 wheelset (that have...

I just sold my alex r500 wheelset (that have formula hubs) with about 500 miles on them for $80 to a friend. Prolly could have gotten about $100, but the rear tire could use replacing.
01-23-09, 02:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,616
Posted By Eire Mick

I had BB issues recently with my dawes SST. ...

I had BB issues recently with my dawes SST. Replace it immediately. Dangerous for sure. But, I love the geo of the frame. I have switched out some stuff, and now I'm very happy. I put some deep...
01-22-09, 02:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,660
Posted By Eire Mick

Ok, gonna work on this tonight and ride about 20...

Ok, gonna work on this tonight and ride about 20 mi tomorrow. This makes the most sense. I mean darn, I ride hard, but not hard enough to bend.
01-22-09, 02:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,660
Posted By Eire Mick

He just offered an opinion and I took it as he's...

He just offered an opinion and I took it as he's supposed to be the expert. I just ride. Do you really think there could be a BB prob? If that's the case, then I'm really starting to realize the...
01-22-09, 02:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,660
Posted By Eire Mick

Allright, so basically adjust the chain ring...

Allright, so basically adjust the chain ring bolts to get it centered, which, according to sheldon and ya'll, it should give me some answers. I just think it's weird that they (whomever makes the...
01-21-09, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By Eire Mick

I have the dawes sst, and I'm stoked on it. I...

I have the dawes sst, and I'm stoked on it. I went fixed immediately with a 17t soma cog ($25) and you'll need a lock ring ($7), but unless you have a chain whip and a ring tightener, you'll need to...
01-21-09, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,660
Posted By Eire Mick

I meant when I run the cranks while off the bike....

I meant when I run the cranks while off the bike. There is noticeable friction at one point when I pedal on the bike.
01-21-09, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,660
Posted By Eire Mick

A heartbeat is almost not enough to explain it. ...

A heartbeat is almost not enough to explain it. Say I run the cranks real quick to get the wheel going, it slows down fast and when it stops, it almost comes to a hault. It's like if I had a brake...
01-21-09, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,660
Posted By Eire Mick

Right, but I was actually in the market for a...

Right, but I was actually in the market for a whole new crankset anyways, so we'll see.
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