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05-12-14, 12:25 PM
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Posted By JohnnyBighead

Haha, it sure is! Thanks for catching that!

Haha, it sure is! Thanks for catching that!
05-11-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 320,056
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Here is the latest edition of my bike. I realize...

Here is the latest edition of my bike. I realize the styling is going to clash with a lot of peoples tastes, but at least it is better than it was before...


Last time I got this...




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05-08-14, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 157,612
Posted By JohnnyBighead

brand new speed bike...

brand new speed bike (http://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/bik/4461332935.html)



#EnglishIsHard (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=EnglishIsHard)
05-08-14, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 157,612
Posted By JohnnyBighead

26" Schwinn Mountain Bike in a well maintain...

26" Schwinn Mountain Bike in a well maintain condition (http://greenville.craigslist.org/bik/4460237544.html) - Looks like a super comfy seat angle.

And it has this gem in the description...


...
05-02-14, 08:11 PM
Replies: 24,486
Views: 1,950,451
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Today I rode with my youngest to the local...

Today I rode with my youngest to the local university for a picnic. Good times!

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e106/emfomas/924801_245008369018957_920181476_n.jpg~original...
02-25-14, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 957,640
Posted By JohnnyBighead

How do you like those Resist Nomads that you have...

How do you like those Resist Nomads that you have on your 725? Im looking for something new, and they look pretty interesting...

Also, I am thinking about getting some risers. You guys seem to...
06-20-13, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,936,273
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Say it ain't so! Where did you go to order? I...

Say it ain't so! Where did you go to order? I want to get one next time they release!
06-19-13, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,936,273
Posted By JohnnyBighead

I wanted the one from Gage+DeSoto bad when it...

I wanted the one from Gage+DeSoto bad when it came out. It sold out and will never be made again (probably because of legal issues). This may be a workable alternative, but I wish it was a Purist...
06-13-13, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,936,273
Posted By JohnnyBighead

I think the plan will be to ride the Dicta until...

I think the plan will be to ride the Dicta until it gets ugly and in the meantime save money for the White. So they really are worth it then?
06-13-13, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,936,273
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Well, now I know.... Guess I am in the market for...

Well, now I know.... Guess I am in the market for a new freewheel...
06-13-13, 12:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,512
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Yep, this is the real reason.

Yep, this is the real reason.
06-13-13, 12:22 PM
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Views: 4,936,273
Posted By JohnnyBighead

I just ordered some black Archetype's laced to...

I just ordered some black Archetype's laced to black Formula hubs. Does that make me a cool kid now?

Also, got a Miche (Dicta) Black freewheel.... When it comes to freewheels, this Black is...
06-12-13, 12:00 PM
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Views: 4,936,273
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Details on the Langster deal?

Details on the Langster deal?
06-10-13, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 624,081
Posted By JohnnyBighead

At least he put down paper for the bike to go to...

At least he put down paper for the bike to go to the bathroom on, those Sarah McLaughlin animals dont get that...
06-08-13, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Thanks for all the input kids... In my case, I...

Thanks for all the input kids... In my case, I think that fish tail will help me, because I have always had a little trouble getting my feet in smoothly and efficiently, resulting in me not wanting...
06-08-13, 08:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,417
Posted By JohnnyBighead

He can skid like a pro and is a track stand...

He can skid like a pro and is a track stand champion on the side....

OR

I took this picture before I put the deathtrap brakes on for him...
06-07-13, 11:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,417
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Here is an actual beater.... Started its life as...

Here is an actual beater.... Started its life as one of those target bikes... And as it stands, its not all that far from one... I havent ridden it all that much so far (mostly ridden by my dad when...
06-07-13, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Pedal Help

I'm working on a new build, and I am looking for some pedals. It is going to have an all black drive train, and I dont want the pedals to stick out and look crazy. I have my eyes on the MKS Urban...
06-06-13, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By JohnnyBighead

This is from a builder/factory in China/Taiwan...

This is from a builder/factory in China/Taiwan right (probably from Alibaba)? Ive seen these spreadsheets plenty of times before... That explains the Lasco, Radius, Quando components. If you do go...
06-05-13, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 624,081
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Try this beauty on for size... 321491

Try this beauty on for size...

321491
04-18-13, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 957,640
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Aww, come on guys.... It's "Undefeated"... it has...

Aww, come on guys.... It's "Undefeated"... it has to be good...
04-18-13, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 310,395
Posted By JohnnyBighead

At least this guy is willing to take trades.... ...

At least this guy is willing to take trades....
http://greenville.craigslist.org/bik/3746802839.html
03-20-13, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,365
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Budget is going to be key. Without knowing the...

Budget is going to be key. Without knowing the budget it is going to be tough, because some people think $200 sounds about right, while others think $2k is more like it. The budget will help...
03-20-13, 12:18 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 27,521
Posted By JohnnyBighead

http://i.imgur.com/jo95I0W.jpg Here is how...

http://i.imgur.com/jo95I0W.jpg

Here is how mine is looking... I know the tape doesnt match the saddle and my bullhorn angle is jacked up....
03-18-13, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Go here - http://sheldonbrown.com/ and here -...

Go here - http://sheldonbrown.com/
and here - http://sheldonbrown.com/fixed-conversion.html

And read a lot....
03-07-13, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 52,637
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Baby is here and healthy! Parts are already being...

Baby is here and healthy! Parts are already being collected for his first fixed gear build...
03-07-13, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 52,637
Posted By JohnnyBighead

I am checking BF while in the delivery room...

I am checking BF while in the delivery room waiting on baby boy to be born...
02-27-13, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,887
Posted By JohnnyBighead

And here she is! ...

And here she is!
http://www.republicbike.com/portlandia.asp
02-27-13, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,887
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Yeah those Republics are dumpster worthy... I...

Yeah those Republics are dumpster worthy... I haven't seen an AeroFix, but a guy I see riding around town has that PureFix that is grey with the orange rims... It looked okay when he first got it,...
02-27-13, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,887
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Of those you listed, the State bikes have to be...

Of those you listed, the State bikes have to be the pick... Both PureFix and AeroFix are made of Hi-Ten steel and the State bikes are chromoly... The first run of State bikes was pretty terrible (and...
02-26-13, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Same here... I put one on my wife's tri training...

Same here... I put one on my wife's tri training bike and the thing worked well for about two rides and then started acting crazy... Cutting out for no reason, etc. I even doubted myself and took it...
02-26-13, 09:44 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 27,521
Posted By JohnnyBighead

They will have no idea what fixed gear is... They...

They will have no idea what fixed gear is... They call them hybrids at Target... I have called about 10 different stores and they all called them that... I would say "do you have the hybrid that is...
02-26-13, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2,773
Views: 524,683
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Please excuse my ignorance, but what are the...

Please excuse my ignorance, but what are the possible issues with these eBay Leader frames? I would love to get onto a Leader, but the cash just isnt there right now.... Any thoughts?
02-24-13, 09:59 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 27,521
Posted By JohnnyBighead

That is a definite option. Might be a little...

That is a definite option. Might be a little steep, but an instant, free option.
02-23-13, 10:20 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 27,521
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Just got one of these beauties off of...

Just got one of these beauties off of craigslist... Looking at doing a cosmetic overhaul. Does anybody have a beater stem laying around that they could part with? I would like something in silver...
02-22-13, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,344
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Yeah, if it has breaks you definitely dont want...

Yeah, if it has breaks you definitely dont want it....
02-22-13, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 624,081
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Legendary stuff! And there are more videos... All...

Legendary stuff! And there are more videos... All amazing stuff. Great find!
02-22-13, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 624,081
Posted By JohnnyBighead

http://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/3610600761.htm...

http://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/3610600761.html

Nice description.
02-22-13, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 624,081
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Ha, i was about to post the same thing.... See it...

Ha, i was about to post the same thing.... See it on Prolly?
02-22-13, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,649
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Stay away from places like Pure Fix... I fell...

Stay away from places like Pure Fix... I fell into the trap and got a State bike. While I really do like my bike, I now see that there were better options out there...

Alot of people on here are...
02-22-13, 09:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 885
Posted By JohnnyBighead

http://instagram.com/johnnybighead Mine will...

http://instagram.com/johnnybighead

Mine will be heavy on daily life, with my little boy taking up most of that... Occasionally bike stuff makes it on there and then anything that catches my eye...
02-21-13, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 624,081
Posted By JohnnyBighead

for sure... I was totally kidding about the...

for sure... I was totally kidding about the wheels...
02-21-13, 12:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By JohnnyBighead

This is probably the best advice you are going to...

This is probably the best advice you are going to get... Love it!
02-20-13, 11:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Oh sorry, totally forgot about the conversion......

Oh sorry, totally forgot about the conversion... Maybe get it for a good price and try out all 10 speeds...
02-20-13, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 624,081
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Check out the Deep Vs on this thing....Not sure...

Check out the Deep Vs on this thing....Not sure it is a bike though....
http://charleston.craigslist.org/bik/3630791385.html
02-20-13, 11:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By JohnnyBighead

You would be doing better than this.... ...

You would be doing better than this....
http://www.oldbikesbelong.com/projects/61cm-concord-aztec-225/
Offer him $75 and see what happens.
02-20-13, 10:20 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 27,521
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Well, at least she looks way better!

Well, at least she looks way better!
02-20-13, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 320,056
Posted By JohnnyBighead

yeah, i thought that was probably the case......

yeah, i thought that was probably the case... Sorry for gumming up the thread!
02-20-13, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 320,056
Posted By JohnnyBighead

Ha, well thanks! It was a fair amount of work...

Ha, well thanks! It was a fair amount of work stripping, painting, etc, but I am pleased with the outcome... It was a lot of fun, and now I want to do my own build... Never ending...
02-20-13, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 320,056
Posted By JohnnyBighead

I am relatively certain you are making fun of...

I am relatively certain you are making fun of me... but either way, thanks for checking it out... It was a Christmas gift for my 3 (now 4) year old and he loves it. Then again, he would have loved...
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