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12-18-08, 07:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,344
Posted By burglnar

I don't know who's Bareknuckle you've been...

I don't know who's Bareknuckle you've been looking at with crappy welds. My BK has excellent, well finished welds that you can barely even see and is no where near comparable to the welds on my old...
12-18-08, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By burglnar

Dude, Sixty Fiver, your daughter is probably the...

Dude, Sixty Fiver, your daughter is probably the coolest 8 year old on the block. I wish I'd had parents who gave a crap about the quality of my bikes growing up! That's so awesome of you to not just...
12-18-08, 06:52 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,515
Posted By burglnar

Full-time business student, part-time lover.....

Full-time business student, part-time lover.. er.. bike mechanic. I love the shop I work for and hope to have my own shop that's even cooler one day (and sells more fixed-specific gear). I figured...
12-16-08, 12:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 974
Posted By burglnar

Like I previously stated, I get about 3 medium to...

Like I previously stated, I get about 3 medium to long night rides, sometimes more, on flashing (anywhere from 2 to 4 hours per ride) but threw in that "maybe one really long night ride" as a...
12-16-08, 03:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,879
Posted By burglnar

^OMG you broke out the seat tubeless 'Guch. The...

^OMG you broke out the seat tubeless 'Guch. The guy who owns that has the most insane stories ever about scoring his rare bikes. It's on his blog but I don't remember his name to find it. Anyone??
12-16-08, 03:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 974
Posted By burglnar

+1 for the Flea. I traded in my Planet Bike Blaze...

+1 for the Flea. I traded in my Planet Bike Blaze as well for the Flea headlight and it is amazing. The unit is tiny and very inconspicuous. Also the velcro strap system is really good and it weighs...
12-09-08, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 832
Posted By burglnar

^Yeah I also noticed how close the OP got to...

^Yeah I also noticed how close the OP got to sticking his fingers between the chainring and the chain. Gotta be really careful about that. Good call.
12-09-08, 04:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,809
Posted By burglnar

Haha.. RaLpha! That must be the lux bowling gear...

Haha.. RaLpha! That must be the lux bowling gear designer. You know.. $600 bowling shoes. $550 lower back brace. $475 bowling gloves. $700 "fixed bowling jacket". Ohhhh but that's the special edition...
12-09-08, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 707
Posted By burglnar

Air compressor to remove, hairspray to install....

Air compressor to remove, hairspray to install. You just gotta soak the inside of the grip with the hairspray and let it dry sufficiently (can depend on temp, humidity, etc). Overnight should be...
12-09-08, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 832
Posted By burglnar

Lest we forget the mighty DA track cog? Best...

Lest we forget the mighty DA track cog? Best value in track components period.
11-25-08, 01:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,369
Posted By burglnar

No supertype exp but I have a silver Thomson...

No supertype exp but I have a silver Thomson Elite on my BK and I almost prefer it over the Nitto Jag NJS post I have that was more expensive. The Thomson is def. lighter.
11-20-08, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 791
Posted By burglnar

^ Exactly. Well said.

^ Exactly. Well said.
11-20-08, 01:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 791
Posted By burglnar

correct. that's why i never tighten them any more...

correct. that's why i never tighten them any more than lightly finger-tight.
11-19-08, 11:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 791
Posted By burglnar

The head mechanic at my shop never puts them on...

The head mechanic at my shop never puts them on and would call you a Fred.

I, however, always put 'em on.. just cause. I don't know why, I just always use them and the valve nuts as well. Guess...
11-18-08, 07:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,940
Posted By burglnar

Nitto key? Joke? I ride my BK all over...

Nitto key? Joke?

I ride my BK all over campus and lock it up with a Krypto Mini U, and it's pretty conspicuous with purple wheels/ grips, and houndstooth TT pad (which is a hot commodity here at...
11-18-08, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,335
Posted By burglnar

Oh yeah. Sorry about that. I meant Spicer instead...

Oh yeah. Sorry about that. I meant Spicer instead of Windsor. I would also agree that it has a good geo. Grab ya one.
11-18-08, 06:46 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 16,751
Posted By burglnar

^Not just you. You obviously read none of the...

^Not just you. You obviously read none of the posts between the OP and your own. Anyways, I don't have a gun (yet) because they are expensive as hell and I've been busy buying bike parts. I also want...
11-17-08, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,335
Posted By burglnar

I owned a Flite 100 and really like it. Problem...

I owned a Flite 100 and really like it. Problem was, I made the mistake of getting a 57 and the TT was too long for me (I'm 5'11" with a 30" inseam). Made riding uncomfortable. But I really liked the...
11-17-08, 07:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,595
Posted By burglnar

+2 I wipe both of mine down religiously and,...

+2

I wipe both of mine down religiously and, at the moment, all of the pictures of my bikes on the internet were taken minutes after they were first built so there literally isn't a speck on them....
11-17-08, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 486
Posted By burglnar

What a ripoff. No one in their right mind should...

What a ripoff. No one in their right mind should pay that *****hole the $225 (at least) upcharge he's putting on a dumpster bike +$25 in tires, tubes, tape, etc. Wow. You know how to convert a...
11-17-08, 05:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,009
Posted By burglnar

best instant-karma story yet.

best instant-karma story yet.
11-17-08, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,843,031
Posted By burglnar

Word. Thanks. I'll be rolling by then.

Word. Thanks. I'll be rolling by then.
11-17-08, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,843,031
Posted By burglnar

You guys should have made it down for the...

You guys should have made it down for the alleycat we had Sat. It was BRUTAL! Fun was had afterward though. Even the BMXers came and did tailwhips. Good times. I'm prally (not Prolly) coming to see...
11-17-08, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,843,031
Posted By burglnar

From Birmingham. Go to school at Bama so I...

From Birmingham. Go to school at Bama so I currently live in Tuscaloosa. What part of the ATL are you in? I used to live in Norcross for a bit, not that that's ATL really. Just close enough (far away...
11-17-08, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,843,031
Posted By burglnar

You know, I just realized what it is about BMC's...

You know, I just realized what it is about BMC's logo that makes me like it.. Notice any similarities??

http://www.pndc.org/images/patch.gif

http://www.reserbicycle.com/images/LogoBMC.gif

I...
11-17-08, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By burglnar

^+1. $400 or maybe $425 if you can start on a...

^+1. $400 or maybe $425 if you can start on a higher bargaining point and haggle down to more. Why the sell? Got something newer/better?
11-12-08, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,073
Posted By burglnar

I love semantics.

I love semantics.
11-12-08, 06:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,541
Posted By burglnar

Oh and I really love the vertical dropouts on the...

Oh and I really love the vertical dropouts on the "Master Pista". C'mon Ernie Colnago! Magic chain length, anyone? But I guess chain tension doesn't really matter if it's gonna be hanging on the wall.
11-11-08, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By burglnar

I ended up getting these, btw. ...

I ended up getting these, btw.
http://www.nycbikes.com/item.php?item_id=524
Whatcha think? Same thing?
11-11-08, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By burglnar

Thanks for your help. I think I wasn't clear and...

Thanks for your help. I think I wasn't clear and said the wrong thing. I wasn't trying to imply all MKS are NJS approved or that NJS is a type or brand of tensioner or anything. I just meant that I...
11-11-08, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By burglnar

I never included "njs" in my search criteria.. I...

I never included "njs" in my search criteria.. I found a related thread and posted but it seemed to be completely ignored. Am I missing something? I just used that term to differentiate from...
11-11-08, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By burglnar

Chain Tensioners for keirin spaced NJS 8mm axle. Help!!

Tried searching and re-animating an old thread but that obviously didn't work so here's a nice new one with a flashy title! (please don't b*tch at me about not searching. I did.) Does anyone know...
11-11-08, 06:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,102
Posted By burglnar

Yeah.. As someone who makes beats/ music, it's...

Yeah.. As someone who makes beats/ music, it's kinda irritating to hear these kindergarten, took-15-seconds-to-make, beats with "Lil Skateboard P." (HAHAHA) rapping about where he vacations and his...
11-11-08, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,961
Posted By burglnar

Anyone? Paging Dr. Deathhare or other NJS...

Anyone? Paging Dr. Deathhare or other NJS specialists.. Help?
11-10-08, 11:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,961
Posted By burglnar

Sorry to dig up this old thread but I did a...

Sorry to dig up this old thread but I did a search and this was as close as I came up with. Does anyone know where I can find a decent tensioner (preferably MKS or NJS if possible) for the 8mm axle...
11-06-08, 10:22 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,147,251
Posted By burglnar

Really? Hmmm. This one seems to be pretty stiff...

Really? Hmmm. This one seems to be pretty stiff even though it is very light. Did you have the uber narrow 110 rear spacing on yours? We were hypothesizing that the thinness of the frame (meaning...
11-06-08, 02:52 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,147,251
Posted By burglnar

Yep. Building it tomorrow.

Yep. Building it tomorrow.
11-05-08, 10:03 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,147,251
Posted By burglnar

Just built up the rear wheel at work tonight and...

Just built up the rear wheel at work tonight and will build the front tomorrow but wanted to ride it now.. Haven't gotten around to putting on the bar tape. Rear is Mavic CXP12 laced to Phil Wood 28h...
11-04-08, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By burglnar

Yeah.. I have never really liked the way Charge's...

Yeah.. I have never really liked the way Charge's website is laid out or how they don't give complete specs. I couldn't even find the first Plug on their site the first time I went there after I saw...
11-03-08, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By burglnar

Charge Plug Ti

Has anyone seen these??
http://www.chargebikes.com/products/parts/plugti.php

Looks pretty drool worthy to me but there's no info on origin of make or many specs at all.. Except on the slack head...
10-30-08, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,843,031
Posted By burglnar

BMC- http://d.imagehost.org/0988/HPIM0839.jpg ...

BMC-
http://d.imagehost.org/0988/HPIM0839.jpg
http://d.imagehost.org/0383/HPIM0846.jpg


I'm pretty sure I've seen a video of the guy who owns this bike riding it on dirt trails with the disc....
10-30-08, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By burglnar

^Sounds good.

^Sounds good.
10-30-08, 07:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By burglnar

I've looked around and no luck but have discussed...

I've looked around and no luck but have discussed it with my uncle who owns a machine/ fabrication shop. I'm sure if there was real interest in the idea, he might be willing to do some prototypes....
10-30-08, 06:19 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,102
Posted By burglnar

Now I have to call out your ignorance in this...

Now I have to call out your ignorance in this post. While I understand your plight, as I pay all my own bills and am putting myself through school thanks to student loans and my own paychecks, you...
10-30-08, 02:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By burglnar

I kinda dig the way those look.. and they're...

I kinda dig the way those look.. and they're lighter than HEDs!! But I know nothing about the company..
10-26-08, 12:07 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,147,251
Posted By burglnar

Thanks! Just a little angle magic.

Thanks! Just a little angle magic.
10-26-08, 12:49 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,147,251
Posted By burglnar

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v468/dmcsquared/...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v468/dmcsquared/Makino1.jpg

First glimpse of the new Makino.. Sorry for the crappy camera-phone, non-drive-side shot. Doesn't give the sparkle paint any justice.
10-23-08, 04:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,037
Posted By burglnar

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPa...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&item=330280238895

I just scored a pair of these and saw this listing in addition. Anyone want a set of semi-deep (20mm)...
10-23-08, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,814
Posted By burglnar

^ I'm not hating just for the sake of it, but why...

^ I'm not hating just for the sake of it, but why is it that so many "riders" feel the need to have 2 differently colored Deep Vs? I dunno, it just looks shoddy and thrown together to me..
10-23-08, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By burglnar

Lived in S.A. for a year when I was a youngin'...

Lived in S.A. for a year when I was a youngin' and loved it there (aside from the brutal world of a 6th grade transfer student into a new middle school). My dad attended classes at UTSA while I lived...
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