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11-26-12, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3,880
Views: 509,596
Posted By Nouia

Wow, good call, never thought I'd buy a used...

Wow, good call, never thought I'd buy a used helmet, but looks like its mostly just returns over sizing issues. Picked up a brentwood, we'll see if it fits Wednesday. Nice deal.


To contribute:
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11-23-12, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3,880
Views: 509,596
Posted By Nouia

I got this on email and was considering it, the...

I got this on email and was considering it, the everyday price for this at bikeisland.com is $159 I believe.

Gotta say though, lugged fork with an ovalized aero aluminum frame looks bizarre.
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11-22-12, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,153
Views: 684,210
Posted By Nouia

Hey, that was my first mountain bike for...

Hey, that was my first mountain bike for Christmas when I was a teenager, I loved that color. Here's mine all dorked out in commuter mode in 2003...I wish I had kept it, I loved that thing. I see...
10-30-12, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 537,262
Posted By Nouia

Geared road bike noob here, but isn't your bike...

Geared road bike noob here, but isn't your bike completely cross-chained in that picture? Or do modern derailleurs/cassettes handle that now?
10-30-12, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 537,262
Posted By Nouia

1985 Fuji Club I just restored (though it was...

1985 Fuji Club I just restored (though it was pretty mint when I got it, just neglected.)

http://i.imgur.com/fG61A.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/9XXlY.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/2Nx0W.jpg
10-23-12, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 308,197
Posted By Nouia

Not SS/FG, but does this look a good deal on a...

Not SS/FG, but does this look a good deal on a 1990's road bike with Campy Chorus groupset? Going to go check it out tomorrow...

http://denver.craigslist.org/bik/3352482092.html
09-28-12, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4,869
Views: 574,523
Posted By Nouia

I thought that looked familiar but wasn't sure, I...

I thought that looked familiar but wasn't sure, I was up there a few weeks ago. Nice job doing that climb on the singlespeed.


http://i.imgur.com/HJ0ia.jpg
09-26-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4,869
Views: 574,523
Posted By Nouia

Wow, where is this? Somewhere in central...

Wow, where is this? Somewhere in central mountains of Colorado I'm guessing?
08-21-10, 07:56 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,271
Posted By Nouia

I got one last week in the brushed/raw color. I...

I got one last week in the brushed/raw color. I really like this bike, as others have said, the ovalized/aero frame is sex, way nicer than I was expecting. Plus a straight blade carbon fork. Its a...
01-20-10, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By Nouia

When I had mine they wrote me a check for the...

When I had mine they wrote me a check for the cost of the bike plus helmet and whatever clothes I was wearing that the EMTs cut off. Plus a grand for pain and suffering. Its not like they take your...
03-13-09, 07:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,014
Posted By Nouia

Bump Is everyone still on for tomorrow?

Bump

Is everyone still on for tomorrow?
02-24-09, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,014
Posted By Nouia

I couldn't make the Thanksgiving/November ride,...

I couldn't make the Thanksgiving/November ride, but I plan on being there for this one, sounds like fun.
11-02-08, 11:05 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,167,219
Posted By Nouia

Wow, what saddle is that and where can I get one?

Wow, what saddle is that and where can I get one?
08-18-08, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Nouia

Yeah, I know it can get pretty intensive. One of...

Yeah, I know it can get pretty intensive. One of my classmates has had a spook tracking down all of his landlords and high school teachers all month as part of his security clearance, ha.

I...
08-18-08, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Nouia

Thanks, I'll disclose it. I'm still not sure if...

Thanks, I'll disclose it. I'm still not sure if that's considered a true accident but its better than it coming back to bite me down the road.

Shame, though, I really liked being able to check...
08-18-08, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Nouia

Quick: Car/Bike accident as "traffic accident" on job app?

Okay, quick question, if a job application asks about traffic history, would you put a car/bike accident on there if you were not at fault and the driver was cited?

Its for a govt. job that...
08-17-08, 06:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,031
Posted By Nouia

The thing that bothered me the most about living...

The thing that bothered me the most about living in the south (GA and TN) was the weather. Summer is really long and oppressive. I really started going crazy my last summer in Georgia. I only rode in...
08-03-08, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By Nouia

What about during Thanksgiving, perhaps? Going in...

What about during Thanksgiving, perhaps? Going in from Brentwood in the south, through some ritzy areas then downtown. Indian war paint would be a must.
07-27-08, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By Nouia

Most would advise against not having an optic,...

Most would advise against not having an optic, but I can tell you from working on mine that with a light this bright, people will still see it if you just have the bare emitter.

Personally, I...
07-27-08, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By Nouia

I made one using that LED (got mine at KD...

I made one using that LED (got mine at KD though), I put it in an Altoids tin and used a 30 degree optic (not shown in the pic). I think I ran it up to 1000 mA without problems. It was really bright...
07-27-08, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 459,903
Posted By Nouia

WANT: Road drop bars. Black and/or anatomical...

WANT: Road drop bars. Black and/or anatomical bend a plus.


HAVE: Bontrager Crowbar riser bars from my 2007 Trek 6000. Black, not oversize. I have nice pipe-cutters and will cut to whatever...
07-26-08, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By Nouia

Get a camera quick, man, I'm very interested in...

Get a camera quick, man, I'm very interested in seeing this, both beamshots and the lights themselves. Sounds pretty solid.
07-23-08, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By Nouia

I've been thinking about this too. One of the...

I've been thinking about this too. One of the ideas I had was to trim off the springs on the drop-in and solder your wire leads from the battery directly to the appropriate contacts on the drop-in...
06-20-08, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,407
Posted By Nouia

As others have said, I'd suggest the base model...

As others have said, I'd suggest the base model Rockhopper given your price range.
06-20-08, 07:41 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 17,317
Posted By Nouia

You guys are doing a good job of expanding your...

You guys are doing a good job of expanding your range of products and offering a variety of new bikes in new niches. Looking forward to buying another bike from you.
06-11-08, 04:17 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,141
Posted By Nouia

I was a plainclothes loss prevention guy at a...

I was a plainclothes loss prevention guy at a department store for a while until I got laid off recently due to the shoddy economy, now I'm doing an internship at the local police department trying...
04-25-08, 12:13 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 149,232
Posted By Nouia

This just came to my attention via BikeSnobNYC: ...

This just came to my attention via BikeSnobNYC:

http://www.performancebike.com/shop/profile.cfm?SKU=25174&subcategory_ID=3040

Am I been missing this for the past few months or is $299 for a...
04-24-08, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 282,362
Posted By Nouia

http://athensga.craigslist.org/bik/653573419.html...

http://athensga.craigslist.org/bik/653573419.html

Wierd coincidence: I just found the exact same model/year/color/size bike that I got for Christmas when I was 12 (1998). The exact identical...
Forum: Commuting
04-05-08, 05:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,012
Posted By Nouia

Thought you guys might be interested in the...

Thought you guys might be interested in the finished version of mine.


http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q94/nouia/IMG_0231.jpg
http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q94/nouia/IMG_0249.jpg...
Forum: Commuting
04-03-08, 02:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,012
Posted By Nouia

I just got mine running after a few weeks of...

I just got mine running after a few weeks of sourcing all the parts from HK. This thing is REALLY bright. Jeez, I'm really impressed. I'm using an altoids tin as a housing, running on 2 AAs. Will...
Forum: Commuting
04-02-08, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By Nouia

A lot of guys pants rip at the crotch too. I...

A lot of guys pants rip at the crotch too. I recommend getting pants that have a gusseted crotch seam. This way there is no seam at the place where most of the stress is. Prana and Patagonia both...
03-19-08, 01:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,834
Posted By Nouia

Ich bin ein "Fixie-Piloten"

Ich bin ein "Fixie-Piloten"
03-16-08, 11:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,888
Posted By Nouia

Leaf green XL, go!

Leaf green XL, go!
03-16-08, 10:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,439
Posted By Nouia

As in geared? ...

As in geared?

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q94/nouia/mjcow1xr3.jpg
03-16-08, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By Nouia

Sell it to me and buy a sputnik.

Sell it to me and buy a sputnik.
03-06-08, 10:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,888
Posted By Nouia

****! Someone bought the last one while I filling...

****! Someone bought the last one while I filling out the billing info. Which of you ******nozzles is responsible?
03-02-08, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By Nouia

I have a newish Fuji Track too...how wide tires...

I have a newish Fuji Track too...how wide tires have you managed to squeeze on there? I'm thinking of putting some wider ones on to do fire trails but the clearance seems awfully tight in the fork.
02-14-08, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By Nouia

Mine are solid. I'd be a lot more confident on...

Mine are solid. I'd be a lot more confident on these than on expensive low spoke count racing wheels, these are (heavy) tanks. I do run a 25mm tire in the front though.
02-11-08, 10:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,963
Posted By Nouia

+1 vote for unclipping and resting your feet on...

+1 vote for unclipping and resting your feet on the down tube.
02-10-08, 04:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 832
Posted By Nouia

Yeah, I totally did the exact same thing to my...

Yeah, I totally did the exact same thing to my bike about 3 weeks ago. I was pretty upset at myself too. Anyhow, I took it to the shop and they tapped it back out and now its just fine.

I just...
02-07-08, 11:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,007
Posted By Nouia

No problem. If there's anything else I can do to...

No problem. If there's anything else I can do to help, let me know.
02-07-08, 02:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,007
Posted By Nouia

One of my formative experiences as a youth was...

One of my formative experiences as a youth was seeing some neighborhood kid wreck and impale his groin on some unplugged bare flat bars. I must have been 8 or 9. They had to helicopter him out and...
02-05-08, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By Nouia

They had a pretty ridiculous sale a while back...

They had a pretty ridiculous sale a while back and I got the Nashbar brand MTB shoe for $35
...
02-04-08, 06:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,759
Posted By Nouia

Sneaking onto the University running track at 3...

Sneaking onto the University running track at 3 AM in January and just doing laps in the dark, dodging the hurdles that they left up. The wind is strong so for one half of the oval you're hammering...
02-04-08, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By Nouia

I'm 6'1" and I rock a 58cm Windsor.

I'm 6'1" and I rock a 58cm Windsor.
02-04-08, 02:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 671
Posted By Nouia

Just keep it tightened down and check for...

Just keep it tightened down and check for wobblies/looseness often. I wouldn't really expect a catastrophic "snap" type failure if its a reasonably new and decent stem.
Forum: Commuting
02-01-08, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 706
Posted By Nouia

Ouch, I had a similar wreck, driver doing a...

Ouch, I had a similar wreck, driver doing a illegal U-turn. Make sure you tell the insurance company about everything damaged, I got reimbursed for all the clothes the EMTs cut off, plus my helmet...
Forum: Commuting
01-27-08, 11:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,012
Posted By Nouia

Quick question about where you sourced your LED: ...

Quick question about where you sourced your LED:

Did you get this (http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.1776) one off of DX (on the 20 mm star) or did you get this...
01-25-08, 05:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,570
Posted By Nouia

My MTB is named Miss *****worth ...

My MTB is named Miss *****worth

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q94/nouia/treeeeeeee.jpg

The fixie is named "The Arbiter". Ha.

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q94/nouia/upload1.jpg
01-17-08, 07:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,392
Posted By Nouia

Tubes: Bar wrap, chainstay protector on the MTB,...

Tubes: Bar wrap, chainstay protector on the MTB, cool rubber sleeve for flashlights, seatpost-height-marker (a 1 inch calamari-ring style piece of tube I leave on the seat post so I don't have to...
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