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04-10-07, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By jwind

BTW, what colored chains are you talking about....

BTW, what colored chains are you talking about. I'm thinking of doing th colored chain thing on a conversion.
04-10-07, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By jwind

It's really not bad... I didn't even notice until...

It's really not bad... I didn't even notice until I read it here on BF:rolleyes: Try it out, If it's to loud, grab a BMX freewheel. They are cheap.
Forum: Commuting
04-09-07, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By jwind

maybee he wanted to walk? Sometimes we're not all...

maybee he wanted to walk? Sometimes we're not all in a hurry;)
04-07-07, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By jwind

redishing and trueing?

I've had the good fortune to happen upon dozen or so bikes from 70-80's, of which I'd like to convert some of them to singlespeeds/fixies. I've done two other conversions. One, I spaced out a free...
03-26-07, 07:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,032
Posted By jwind

I think this will do it. My fixed/free hub is...

I think this will do it. My fixed/free hub is 48/16 & 48/18 and the axle is in the center of the dropouts with 48/16
03-24-07, 05:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 837
Posted By jwind

Yikes, ya that and size 19 foot ;)

Yikes, ya that and size 19 foot ;)
03-18-07, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 587
Posted By jwind

http://g.moving.com/Moving_and_Planning/Quotes/?en...

http://g.moving.com/Moving_and_Planning/Quotes/?engine=adwords!4940&keyword=%28moving+resources%29&match_type=
03-17-07, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By jwind

Coils good, adjustable coils better. I have...

Coils good, adjustable coils better.

I have a pike and love it.
03-17-07, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By jwind

A freehwheel just screws on. You'll need a tool...

A freehwheel just screws on. You'll need a tool to get it off,but why would you need to? shimano BMW free wheels are like 15 bucks.
03-17-07, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By jwind

Buy a freewheel screw it on and go ride. It's...

Buy a freewheel screw it on and go ride. It's that easy, really. A BMX freewheel will work.
03-14-07, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 611
Posted By jwind

there are about 1837465683 threads on this exact...

there are about 1837465683 threads on this exact topic.

FWIW, I think the flip flop is the best. You get a little bit of both, ya know?
03-11-07, 07:28 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,334
Posted By jwind

me: 1 bouncy MTB (geared) 1 SS MTB 1...

me:

1 bouncy MTB (geared)
1 SS MTB
1 Fixie
1 Road bike

1 bouncy MTB frame
1 Cannondale R400 roadie roughly 1/2 way to fraken SS
03-11-07, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 765
Posted By jwind

Or flip the positive rise;)

Or flip the positive rise;)
03-11-07, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By jwind

grease is you friend...

grease is you friend...
03-11-07, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 765
Posted By jwind

That's silly, really silly... each has it's +/-'s...

That's silly, really silly... each has it's +/-'s but It's not enough to force a switch and in fact, you wouldn't even be making the switch.

Just get a stem with a short quill or cut it down so...
03-09-07, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By jwind

Yes, it real easy. I hacked a cheapo stem once to...

Yes, it real easy. I hacked a cheapo stem once to practice. My cut was all sorts of screw up... and I mean bad! It still worked great. It's just the thread thing you gotta look out for.
Forum: Commuting
03-09-07, 03:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,752
Posted By jwind

given your distance and terrain, cross woulda...

given your distance and terrain, cross woulda been my choice. I HATE riding on the road with my MTB bike.
Forum: Commuting
03-09-07, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By jwind

http://www2.ita.br/~flavio/util/fight-spam/spam.jp...

http://www2.ita.br/~flavio/util/fight-spam/spam.jpg
03-08-07, 06:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,878
Posted By jwind

my cats name is mittens...

my cats name is mittens...
03-08-07, 04:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,134
Posted By jwind

Haven't built wheels or faced anything but that's...

Haven't built wheels or faced anything but that's about it.
03-08-07, 04:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,140
Posted By jwind

I was just thinking about that.... Though if I'm...

I was just thinking about that.... Though if I'm tearing of tape I might as well rewrap:rolleyes:
03-08-07, 04:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,140
Posted By jwind

damit:mad: :rolleyes:

damit:mad: :rolleyes:
03-08-07, 03:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,140
Posted By jwind

ended up going with the Nitto... am I going to...

ended up going with the Nitto... am I going to have to remove my bar tape to get my bars in that sucker?
03-08-07, 09:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,140
Posted By jwind

O.K. to clarify, I'm looking to get my bars up...

O.K. to clarify, I'm looking to get my bars up just a bit so something with a long(er) quill (yes the part that goes into the fork) and a STEM that has 90 degreee bend or a stem with an 80 (10 degree...
03-08-07, 06:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,140
Posted By jwind

No, I'd Like a 90 degree STEM. How long are the...

No, I'd Like a 90 degree STEM. How long are the Salsa Quills? they look pretty short.
03-07-07, 07:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,140
Posted By jwind

I thought so too, I can't find it in a 90 or even...

I thought so too, I can't find it in a 90 or even an 80. I'll settle on the 71 if I must.
03-07-07, 07:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,140
Posted By jwind

yes

yes
03-07-07, 07:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,140
Posted By jwind

need 90degree long quilled stem

to dial in fit on my ride. Why don't retailers list quill length???? I'd prefer 90-80 degrees. Any suggestions?
03-05-07, 03:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,023
Posted By jwind

Really, whY? Honest to god newb question......

Really, whY? Honest to god newb question... seriously...
03-04-07, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By jwind

Flip flop hub and cog/freewheel teeth oh my

I'm currently running 48/16 (fixed) on my flip flop hub. On the other side if got nothing (for now:D ). I'd like to put a bigger freewheel on theflipside since it'll be "free".

My question, How...
02-28-07, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By jwind

They do look uncomfy... BTW, what's the pesto of...

They do look uncomfy... BTW, what's the pesto of cities?
02-24-07, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 875
Posted By jwind

much lower and you might be spinning like a...

much lower and you might be spinning like a cracked out monkey on the descents...
02-20-07, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By jwind

you may bet lucky... If yolu can, put the chain...

you may bet lucky... If yolu can, put the chain ring on the other side of the crank spider.
02-06-07, 09:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,088
Posted By jwind

...and windsor hour = fuji track frame.

...and windsor hour = fuji track frame.
02-03-07, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 847
Posted By jwind

hey deaf lamb, how do you like that gear for...

hey deaf lamb, how do you like that gear for around portland? I live here too. I'm not much of a fixie rider, but I do enjoy commuting on one. I push 48/16 which can be a little tall climbing up to...
02-02-07, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By jwind

you don't need torque specs for shifters.*...

you don't need torque specs for shifters.* Tighten to where they don't slip but not so tight that they snap if hit by something.

*carbon can be differnt
02-02-07, 05:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,557
Posted By jwind

Portland Maine is 72K. 200k if you include the...

Portland Maine is 72K. 200k if you include the "metro area" of which, a messenger wouldn't ride to anyway. I see messengers all the time. gotta be at least a 1/2 dozen.
02-01-07, 08:14 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 23,738
Posted By jwind

It's not a "practical" thing for me... It's a fun...

It's not a "practical" thing for me... It's a fun thing. Fixed is just so different than anything else It's just fun. anyway her's what I got.

Practical:

-one less moving part (small +)...
01-31-07, 04:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 738
Posted By jwind

well, if you dog won't follow you while your...

well, if you dog won't follow you while your walking than you can go ahead and assume he/she won't while riding. My Shepherd/lab mix does it naturally. I 'buzzed' her but a couple times and that's...
Forum: Commuting
01-29-07, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 700
Posted By jwind

You, my friend, have obviously not spent much...

You, my friend, have obviously not spent much time on the east coast. I grew up metro Boston and there are miles of such roads (128 anyone?).

to the OP, your crazy to ride that.
01-28-07, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,157
Posted By jwind

Great Value! I mean come on 299??? It's my...

Great Value! I mean come on 299??? It's my commuter/around town/urban bike. I love it. If your a serious Fixie rider you may want something a little nicer??? but I wanted something I felt comftorable...
Forum: Northeast
01-28-07, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 641
Posted By jwind

This Cold snap has made it rather difficult. I'm...

This Cold snap has made it rather difficult. I'm newb to on road riding as well. just started riding in December. As you might imagine, I haven't logged a lot of miles on it yet.
01-23-07, 05:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,643
Posted By jwind

I'll say what i've said in all the other "why...

I'll say what i've said in all the other "why ride fixed with/without clipplesss threads"

My fixed bike happens to be my simple/aroundtown/grocery getter/ bar hopping bike. having to put special...
Forum: Northeast
01-23-07, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 641
Posted By jwind

might be your neighbor... I'm a portlander too....

might be your neighbor... I'm a portlander too. Winter is finally here.
Forum: Northeast
01-23-07, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 641
Posted By jwind

might be your neighbor... I'm a portlander too....

might be your neighbor... I'm a portlander too. Winter is finally here.
01-16-07, 06:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,416
Posted By jwind

I ride my commuter fixie with spikey BMX flats....

I ride my commuter fixie with spikey BMX flats. It DOES have a front brake though. It's 48x16 and I find it pretty much impossible to fully skid b/c i can't pull up with my front foot but with the...
01-15-07, 09:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,518
Posted By jwind

That's fairly tall... I push a 48x16 on my...

That's fairly tall... I push a 48x16 on my commuter/around town bike and there are a few spots that it's tough. I guess it's better than spinning like a monkey on crack everywhere else.
01-15-07, 01:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,928
Posted By jwind

how do you sit on that saddle???

how do you sit on that saddle???
Forum: Commuting
01-14-07, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,339
Posted By jwind

I got big 2.35 knobbies on my MTB. It feels like...

I got big 2.35 knobbies on my MTB. It feels like (and sounds) like a tractor after any of my asphalt bikes... Anything more than a couple miles and it gets anoying.
01-14-07, 08:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,346
Posted By jwind

I love my 'hour'... close to the best 300 bucks...

I love my 'hour'... close to the best 300 bucks I've ever spent ;). Seriously, it's my commuter/grocery getter/around town bike and it's a blast.

BTW 165, what's wrong with posting pics of their...
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