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08-31-08, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,012
Posted By abeyance

Sheldon advises against using them on the front,...

Sheldon advises against using them on the front, as they are designed to not be very powerful.

/too lazy to link
Forum: Commuting
08-30-08, 08:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,235
Posted By abeyance

Thanks for all the positive comments everyone....

Thanks for all the positive comments everyone. The Civia comes close to what I would want, but i think it is too expensive.
Forum: Commuting
08-30-08, 01:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,623
Posted By abeyance

I have bought alot of stuff through them....

I have bought alot of stuff through them. Comparing prices with AEBIKe, they tend to be less expensive. The order was correct, price was great, but shipping was a bit slow (2plus weeks)

Highly...
Forum: Commuting
08-29-08, 01:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,235
Posted By abeyance

Alfine on an "off the rack" bike in the US?

I've looked, and can't seem to find anything. Can anyone enlighten me?
08-22-08, 12:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,151
Posted By abeyance

great, that is what i have to look foward too in...

great, that is what i have to look foward too in a few weeks. wonderful.
08-21-08, 12:02 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 20,535
Posted By abeyance

When I first started riding fixed around 10 years...

When I first started riding fixed around 10 years ago, I rode without a brake. After a very long downhill, bouncing all the way, and the urge to use the freewheel side of the hub, I installed a...
08-18-08, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By abeyance

It does count as an accident. When I hit a car...

It does count as an accident. When I hit a car with my bike (my fault), it affected my car insurance. Bikes are vehicles, just ask the advocacy and safety forum.
08-14-08, 11:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,627
Posted By abeyance

The criterium series, from what the track frame...

The criterium series, from what the track frame is based, was engineered to be as stiff as possible. Period. Someone developed a test to measure stiffness, basically by mounting the bike on its side...
08-14-08, 11:25 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,306
Posted By abeyance

needs standard brake levers as well. another...

needs standard brake levers as well. another position.
08-14-08, 01:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,627
Posted By abeyance

insane. i sold mine in much better shape (no...

insane. i sold mine in much better shape (no dings and just a few scratches) for 830. But it was a 54
08-13-08, 12:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,820
Posted By abeyance

Old Times used a 4 bolt system. New times use the...

Old Times used a 4 bolt system. New times use the look style 3 bolt. So no.

But the OP should really try the Cinelli M-71's. They are impossible to clip out accidently :)
08-10-08, 01:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,870
Posted By abeyance

It was a 54 and I am 6 1. Doesn't work for me. ...

It was a 54 and I am 6 1. Doesn't work for me.

I doubled my money and got a superbe pro groupset.

Free parts are what I am after. And it financed a new bike to be posted soon. And painting...
08-09-08, 12:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,870
Posted By abeyance

Last december I got mine for 425 complete off of...

Last december I got mine for 425 complete off of craigslist. I sold the frame/ fork for 830 on ebay.

I still have all the superbe pro njs components. BTW it was a 54.
...
08-06-08, 09:15 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,146,960
Posted By abeyance

Muttley: I thought about building a fixed gear...

Muttley: I thought about building a fixed gear with a drum hub. I am glad someone else did it. I wanted to do it with drop bars, but tektro is the only company that makes drop bar levers that have...
07-29-08, 12:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,560
Posted By abeyance

i thought king stopped making purple stuff due to...

i thought king stopped making purple stuff due to the ano not turning a uniform color on all of the batches.
07-29-08, 12:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 955
Posted By abeyance

I painted a spinergy. not the spokes, just the...

I painted a spinergy. not the spokes, just the rim. i used 1200 grit sandpaper to dull the clear and got a body shop to paint it. it turned out very good. go for it.
07-25-08, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By abeyance

650c is a dead standard. Expect tires to get more...

650c is a dead standard. Expect tires to get more expensive as time goes on.
That being said, I have 3 650 wheels on two bikes. I will let you figure the rest out. And no, not for barspins, but...
07-22-08, 01:47 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,649
Posted By abeyance

yeaaaaa, Dutret is back.

yeaaaaa, Dutret is back.
07-14-08, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By abeyance

Kona made a SS FS a few years back. You might...

Kona made a SS FS a few years back. You might want to try and find one of those.
07-14-08, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 456,564
Posted By abeyance

Want: Pink Machined Deep V's wheelset black or...

Want:
Pink Machined Deep V's wheelset black or silver hubs.
Yellow Deep V nonmachined wheelset with silver hubs.
crankset to match the pink wheelset hubs with bb.
white 36 hole machined deep-v...
07-14-08, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By abeyance

Changing Single Speed Tubes

with your feet...
http://www.weirdasianews.com/2008/07/13/handless-man-uses-feet-to-repair-tires/

http://www.weirdasianews.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/foot-tire02.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-08, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 980
Posted By abeyance

please don't post the team pic of the guys in the...

please don't post the team pic of the guys in the red shorts.
07-11-08, 09:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 933
Posted By abeyance

Some british band had a song... the lyrics we I...

Some british band had a song... the lyrics we
I hate cars
I hate cars
Using up my oxygen
giving me lead poisoning...

Unfortunately, I cant remember the title of the song, nor the artists.
06-25-08, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By abeyance

I ordered red blue and white from harris....

I ordered red blue and white from harris. shipping took about a week. niagra cycle has 50 feet of white housing for 6 bucks if i remember correctly.
06-22-08, 11:33 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,649
Posted By abeyance

Greg LeMond might argue with you though.... ...

Greg LeMond might argue with you though....
http://images-partners-tbn.google.com/images?q=tbn:sMIkBE47Ohnh5M:www.santa-

Coke for the win.
06-02-08, 11:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,968
Posted By abeyance

no. you fail. 128 has been riding fixed longer...

no. you fail. 128 has been riding fixed longer than you have been alive.
06-01-08, 01:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,314
Posted By abeyance

businesscycles.com had tempos about a month ago...

businesscycles.com had tempos about a month ago for 39. im too lazy to look to see if they have them now. pm me for a discount code.
05-30-08, 01:47 AM
05-28-08, 09:38 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 39,649
Posted By abeyance

I love the fact the the fork blade is the same...

I love the fact the the fork blade is the same length as the headtube
05-25-08, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 777
Posted By abeyance

IRO has some of the best service in the industry.

IRO has some of the best service in the industry.
05-24-08, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By abeyance

I do know that Pace was one of the few ( if not...

I do know that Pace was one of the few ( if not the only) companies that manufactured their own tubing. Neat stuff, sort of like an external butting/ drillium with countersinking, like what ellsworth...
05-22-08, 06:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By abeyance

That style is an old one, designed to shorten up...

That style is an old one, designed to shorten up the wheelbase considerably. One of the posters above got it right when he showed one of the newer Cervelos.
It was used on time trial bikes in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-08, 02:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,720
Posted By abeyance

sounds like someone hasn't ridden a 1980's...

sounds like someone hasn't ridden a 1980's Cannondale....
05-16-08, 10:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,099
Posted By abeyance

same thing for harley davidsons.

same thing for harley davidsons.
05-16-08, 10:51 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,649
Posted By abeyance

If the tires were 38's rivendell would be proud.

If the tires were 38's rivendell would be proud.
05-16-08, 09:13 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,694
Posted By abeyance

and someone else reads Fark.

and someone else reads Fark.
05-16-08, 09:11 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,694
Posted By abeyance

And it's official. I got called a hipster. Can I...

And it's official. I got called a hipster. Can I change my vote?
05-15-08, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By abeyance

so do I

so do I
05-15-08, 10:51 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,768
Posted By abeyance

I would go for wheelsets as well. Cutting...

I would go for wheelsets as well.

Cutting down on the options would be advisable.

I dont think there would be enough interest in tubs.

Really, I think a deep-v/formula hub combo would be the...
05-15-08, 10:47 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,694
Posted By abeyance

30, married and bald. 501's since 1992. Same...

30, married and bald.
501's since 1992. Same with Sambas.
dont drink
camel lights ( but not for much longer)
hate toe clips
but I did rock a spinergy front and flat bars in 99. My frame's...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-08, 10:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,773
Posted By abeyance

Fixed it for you.....

Fixed it for you.....
05-14-08, 10:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,114
Posted By abeyance

Being a smart/dumb ass is tolerated on this board...

Being a smart/dumb ass is tolerated on this board (just barely)

Being racist/****phobic is not.

I suggest you calm down on the slurs.

We all make mistakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-08, 08:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,303
Posted By abeyance

I bought a 91 cannondale track for 425 off of CL,...

I bought a 91 cannondale track for 425 off of CL, took off all the parts (superbe pro track) and sold the frame for 820. So you are telling the truth brother.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-08, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By abeyance

www.chucksbikes.com has them for 2.50 each.

www.chucksbikes.com has them for 2.50 each.
05-12-08, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By abeyance

or.... ...

or....
http://images-partners-tbn.google.com/images?q=tbn:Jtyz9j1P8wFaZM:www.mgm.com/mgm/images
05-12-08, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By abeyance

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=362788&...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=362788&highlight=jackass
05-11-08, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By abeyance

if you ever choose to run a brake, you need a new...

if you ever choose to run a brake, you need a new wheelset. thats the only reason.

i would build the rim with a disc front hub. that way you at least have an option:
05-10-08, 07:29 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,146,960
Posted By abeyance

I personally love the fact that the tires cost as...

I personally love the fact that the tires cost as much as 1/2 the bikes on this thread.
05-08-08, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By abeyance

dont remove brazeons if it is a nice frame. East...

dont remove brazeons if it is a nice frame. East Hill and the other C and V'ers please chime in.
05-08-08, 09:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,164
Posted By abeyance

I got banned for posting the mods pictures in the...

I got banned for posting the mods pictures in the "jackass of the day" thread.
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