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12-14-17, 01:34 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By bike_galpal

Can the mods ***ing please close this thread ...

Can the mods ***ing please close this thread

Jesus christ
12-13-17, 08:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,719
Posted By bike_galpal

something i have been realizing quite often in my...

something i have been realizing quite often in my life recently is..... to use a metaphor: if i ask my friend if they can loan my 1000$, i'd prefer that they just say "no" rather than hand me a few...
12-13-17, 08:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,719
Posted By bike_galpal

you know what, i don't need to learn the "right...

you know what, i don't need to learn the "right way" from anyone if it takes the amount of butt kissing you're expecting.
12-13-17, 08:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,719
Posted By bike_galpal

check the first line of my post. i already...

check the first line of my post.

i already knew it could be the fork. i was never in the dark, and this thread has been more frustrating than the problem itself.
12-13-17, 08:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,719
Posted By bike_galpal

yeah, i get it that was a low blow with english. ...

yeah, i get it that was a low blow with english.

i guess i'd just rather someone didn't help at all, if all they're willing to put into it is a few seconds.
12-13-17, 07:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,719
Posted By bike_galpal

this is the response i was looking for....

this is the response i was looking for. especially the part about men. (no but seriously) thank you, sincerely. :love:

i feel like so many responses i get here hold a double standard of like, "you...
12-13-17, 07:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,719
Posted By bike_galpal

i dunno dude.... i just get frustrated when i ask...

i dunno dude.... i just get frustrated when i ask for a lot of info and people expect to answer all my questions in less than 20 words...... you know what i mean?

i've been pretty frustrated by...
12-13-17, 07:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,719
Posted By bike_galpal

also Kontact you're talking down to ME WAY more....

also Kontact you're talking down to ME WAY more. and you need to stop. i know how to adjust a headset, i also know for a fact that if threads are worn, badly cut or incorrect, then any nut will fit...
12-13-17, 06:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,719
Posted By bike_galpal

my very specific question of "is the difference...

my very specific question of "is the difference in headset stack heights enough that it could have a significant impact on ride quality" has yet to be answered.

I understand that fork rake,...
12-13-17, 06:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,719
Posted By bike_galpal

excuse me, i don't want any help if it's gonna...

excuse me, i don't want any help if it's gonna take me twice as long to read someones bad grammar and english. maybe you should learn that you don't need to stand up for people you don't know on the...
12-13-17, 06:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,719
Posted By bike_galpal

i said new headset. why on earth would i have the...

i said new headset. why on earth would i have the wrong bearings?
12-13-17, 06:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,719
Posted By bike_galpal

this was extremely unhelpful and i can only...

this was extremely unhelpful and i can only conclude that you took all of about 3 seconds to actually read my post
12-13-17, 05:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,719
Posted By bike_galpal

Should I be worried about headset stack height??? Also, adjustment issue.

i just installed a (BRAND NEW) headset... and fork, and it looks like my top tube is not level (it's sloping downward toward the seat tube) now of course it could be the fork.... but could it be the...
12-12-17, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By bike_galpal

Guys....

+1. this makes sense lol.

with a fancy shmancy dura ace i can get that the OP would wanna double check!
12-12-17, 06:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,210
Posted By bike_galpal

what a silly question. ever heard the expression...

what a silly question. ever heard the expression "wheelhouse"? it exists because everything about wheelbuilding is very specific for that purpose.

spoke ruler. spoke cutter. nothing less.
12-12-17, 06:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,560
Posted By bike_galpal

oh dang, this ones a classic ...

oh dang, this ones a classic

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0668/3101/products/fixie-handlebar-styles-drawing-decal.jpeg?v=1413001115
12-12-17, 06:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,842
Posted By bike_galpal

keep an eye on C&V, i'm building a Peugot with...

keep an eye on C&V, i'm building a Peugot with FSA carbon ISIS cranks maybe running a 1x9 with an indexed shimano bar and and campy veloce deraileur.... probably posting a thread soon. it will be my...
12-12-17, 06:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,560
Posted By bike_galpal

pretty run of the mill memes but ...

pretty run of the mill memes but

http://weknowmemes.com/generator/uploads/generated/g1325040044641335624.jpg
...
12-12-17, 06:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,560
Posted By bike_galpal

this is too real!!!! also love it autonomy ...

this is too real!!!! also love it autonomy

how did i just assume this thread died a month ago???? i'm just seeing all of these :roflmao2:
12-12-17, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 182,128
Posted By bike_galpal

can't use mine for that.......... someone asked...

can't use mine for that.......... someone asked if it was the camera angle. no, it is not, he is huge and would never fit!!! :p
12-10-17, 02:29 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 182,128
Posted By bike_galpal

i wanted to ask the forum about this. i fed him a...

i wanted to ask the forum about this. i fed him a few, should i take the whole bag just cause of potential cat disease concerns and whatnot? also, there was a hole in it lol.

here he is enjoying a...
12-09-17, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 182,128
Posted By bike_galpal

thanks noobinsf !! crap received. Jaco...

thanks noobinsf !! crap received.

Jaco was maybe a little too curious for his own good :lol: poor guy took a little tumble onto the couch!!! pics of course

(don't tell him i posted these -...
12-05-17, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 182,128
Posted By bike_galpal

what does prednisone do? for me its just...

what does prednisone do?

for me its just like, debilitating runny nose and congestion, plus asthma. blowing my nose every 10 minutes. after taking 2 benadryl and nasal spray :cry:
12-05-17, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 182,128
Posted By bike_galpal

no worries folks, i'm around, just dealing with...

no worries folks, i'm around, just dealing with terrible allergy attacks and the like
12-03-17, 07:31 AM
Replies: 63,098
Views: 9,633,483
Posted By bike_galpal

there is one of these in santa cruz for 220, so...

there is one of these in santa cruz for 220, so yeah
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/bik/d/20-pound-54cm-21in-centurion/6406859415.html
12-02-17, 03:55 PM
Replies: 63,098
Views: 9,633,483
Posted By bike_galpal

someones been looking for one of these right? ...

someones been looking for one of these right?

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/21-speed-schwin-mens-bike26/6406826490.html

been listed at 110 for months.
...
11-30-17, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,582
Posted By bike_galpal

thats very cool!!! i might make one myself! ...

thats very cool!!! i might make one myself!

I think this would fit better in the classic and vintage forum, and i think folks there would love it
11-30-17, 05:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,955
Posted By bike_galpal

I really like MTB/hybrid/cross to townie...

I really like MTB/hybrid/cross to townie conversions like this. i actually have plans to do something like this with a Univega mixte MTB (welded, but has awesome pink script "cromoly" decals!!!). I...
11-30-17, 05:44 PM
Replies: 20,459
Views: 3,523,949
Posted By bike_galpal

RE: Crossosaurus

i think she's beautiful!!! and i'm just dying to see it ridden by a fully grown human who's love of dinosaurs has only matured since childhood. with a smile on their face.
11-30-17, 05:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,384
Posted By bike_galpal

does it actually say "weight limit"? from what...

does it actually say "weight limit"? from what i've been reading there is a lot of difference just in what's comfortable for different sized riders. maybe you're missing their point.
11-29-17, 08:54 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,121
Posted By bike_galpal

not sure if it's been mentioned, but different...

not sure if it's been mentioned, but different headphones have different amounts of isolation (insulation from outside noise). though this may be irrelevant because most actual headphones will...
11-29-17, 08:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,719
Posted By bike_galpal

thanks for clarifying. if i may extrapolate, this...

thanks for clarifying. if i may extrapolate, this means that what a lot of roadies may refer to as "long cage" is actually mid, but still longer than short.
11-29-17, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20,459
Views: 3,523,949
Posted By bike_galpal

hey dude, can you just like, not? sorry, but...

hey dude, can you just like, not?

sorry, but using transsexuals as a non-punchline is a pretty pathetic way to make up for a lack of joke making skills. nothing funny about peoples identities and...
11-29-17, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,719
Posted By bike_galpal

fwiw i think there is only one "weird catch" to...

fwiw i think there is only one "weird catch" to this and i believe (thought i could be wrong) it's that MTB derailleurs are often longer than long cage road derailleurs, hence one of the pics here...
11-29-17, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,182
Posted By bike_galpal

yeah this is an awesome bit of knowledge!!...

yeah this is an awesome bit of knowledge!! thanks!:thumb:
11-29-17, 03:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,309
Posted By bike_galpal

well that was a bit of a necro thread. but...

well that was a bit of a necro thread.

but reading through this.... isn't it just baffling that you take bottom brackets.... sure there are a dozen standards, but none of them work TERRIBLY, and...
11-29-17, 02:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,351
Posted By bike_galpal

yeah i suppose so. guy i bought it from wasn't...

yeah i suppose so. guy i bought it from wasn't very tall either, and he DID say it was off a crashed frame.

you understand it has like 2 inches of thread right? so i can still cut it down and...
11-29-17, 03:15 AM
Replies: 63,098
Views: 9,633,483
Posted By bike_galpal

also check out this 50$ tange #2 Lemans pretty...

also check out this 50$ tange #2 Lemans
pretty hecked up but only 50$??

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/bik/d/lemans-rs-centurion-vintage/6403662131.html...
11-29-17, 03:12 AM
Replies: 63,098
Views: 9,633,483
Posted By bike_galpal

a cheaper Ti MTB anyone? Lightspeed Titanium...

a cheaper Ti MTB anyone?
Lightspeed Titanium Bike - $450 (mill valley) (https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/lightspeed-titanium-bike/6403990634.html)...
11-27-17, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9,897
Views: 1,070,927
Posted By bike_galpal

i mean, i think even a 60 is too big for me. but...

i mean, i think even a 60 is too big for me. but i've ridden a 63 before. maybe i should grab it?
11-27-17, 04:31 PM
11-26-17, 08:42 PM
Replies: 63,098
Views: 9,633,483
Posted By bike_galpal

:lol: if i had read this before i signed up for...

:lol: if i had read this before i signed up for these forums, you can bet my username would be "crazy bike lady"
11-26-17, 08:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,637
Posted By bike_galpal

you can try kludging it with needlenose or slant...

you can try kludging it with needlenose or slant nose pliers
11-26-17, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,204
Posted By bike_galpal

uhhh is this some bike mechanic terminology...

uhhh

is this some bike mechanic terminology i don't know about?

lol
11-26-17, 04:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,351
Posted By bike_galpal

i thought about that and just kind of assumed you...

i thought about that and just kind of assumed you stacked up a bunch of stems or something
11-26-17, 03:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,351
Posted By bike_galpal

yes, i mostly understood what not to do already. ...

yes, i mostly understood what not to do already.

i will definitely stick to my relatively good kludges. which makes me think, do we have a "kludges" thread?

and thank you for the photo, it does...
11-25-17, 06:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,477
Posted By bike_galpal

+1 this would be the ONLY reason to replace it....

+1 this would be the ONLY reason to replace it. pretty expensive to repair a Ti frame. but no frame damage? just why? keep the frame, swap the parts!!
11-25-17, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By bike_galpal

i am as confused as these 2 with the 135mm...

i am as confused as these 2 with the 135mm comment. don't see what that has to do with anything.

AFAIK the only reason 135mm exists is because MTB hubs have extra/larger seals over the bearings
11-25-17, 06:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,351
Posted By bike_galpal

http://flagspin-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content...

http://flagspin-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/hoxbw.jpg
11-25-17, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By bike_galpal

marring that i mentioned, this is what causes the...

marring that i mentioned, this is what causes the problem
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