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03-13-17, 03:06 PM
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Posted By jacobsever

Haven't been on here in a long time, and didn't...

Haven't been on here in a long time, and didn't see anything via search function (sorry if it's been asked).

Does the 2017 Vigorelli come drilled for a front fork? And do you know when the...
11-09-16, 01:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,863
Posted By jacobsever

I'm a big fan of 48x17 for road/city riding....

I'm a big fan of 48x17 for road/city riding. Around 76.2 gear inches.
11-09-16, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By jacobsever

I usually say "As long as the bike is moving...

I usually say "As long as the bike is moving forwards, the pedals are turning."
09-25-16, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 563,105
Posted By jacobsever

Finally threw my crank and chain on my newest...

Finally threw my crank and chain on my newest build. Waiting for pedals and grips before I get some proper photos of it. Was just too eager to get a quick ride around the block to feel the fit.
...
09-23-16, 03:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,595
Posted By jacobsever

Yeah, lots of times. Not always just hills,...

Yeah, lots of times. Not always just hills, sometimes on flats too. It's really not that hard to get your feet back into cages. Clipless on the other hand, haven't tried.

For cages, you just gotta...
09-20-16, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 214,231
Posted By jacobsever

That's a very nice looking bike!

That's a very nice looking bike!
09-20-16, 09:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,983
Posted By jacobsever

You can just do what I do...and ride 700c...

You can just do what I do...and ride 700c rear/650c front.

http://68.media.tumblr.com/989829612b0ed73c9f533b5da5d83069/tumblr_noxhim7aje1qbsohzo1_1280.jpg
09-15-16, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By jacobsever

I've had an early Specialized Tri-spoke, and a...

I've had an early Specialized Tri-spoke, and a 26" Spin tri spoke.

Both were cool, hip, trendy, whatever back when I was in my early 20's.
I've since sold both of them, because I don't really...
09-08-16, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By jacobsever

Eww, never mind. The white saddle looks good from...

Eww, never mind. The white saddle looks good from above, but I think it looks hideous when mounted.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/11835787/khs-flite-100.jpg
09-08-16, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By jacobsever

Yeah, their white saddle is how I found them. Was...

Yeah, their white saddle is how I found them. Was looking for a white leather saddle to go on an older steel frame I'm building up.

I actually dig their bags though.
09-08-16, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By jacobsever

Cardiff Leather Goods

Anyone have experience with these? A complete Brooks ripoff, and come in about half the price as a Brooks.

Are they comparable? Are they about half the quality and comfort?

Cardiff Ltd....
09-06-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 214,231
Posted By jacobsever

:thumb: I just like it so much better.

:thumb:

I just like it so much better.
09-06-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 214,231
Posted By jacobsever

Clone stamp does wonders....as long as you don't...

Clone stamp does wonders....as long as you don't stare at those shadows for too long.

http://i.imgur.com/OSuyFLn.png

Upside-down mason jar, with 2 hockey pucks sitting on top.
09-06-16, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 214,231
Posted By jacobsever

Built a new bike and took it for it's first spin...

Built a new bike and took it for it's first spin yesterday.

http://i.imgur.com/m7tjwC6.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/260rx7l.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/8vpQ2Kj.jpg
09-05-16, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 109,688
Posted By jacobsever

Can I take 700 Velox tape, wrap it around a 650c...

Can I take 700 Velox tape, wrap it around a 650c wheel, and just cut the extra length to make it fit?
09-02-16, 02:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,592
Posted By jacobsever

Tbh, the only times I've gotten injured while...

Tbh, the only times I've gotten injured while skateboarding is at skateparks that require pads/helmets. When I'm skating in the street, I know my limits and my abilities. When I'm forced to wear...
09-01-16, 02:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,592
Posted By jacobsever

Very very different scene out here, lol. ...

Very very different scene out here, lol.

http://i.imgur.com/UqRKyN2.png

This is the group that does gathered rides every Sunday. They even hashtag their stuff "brakeless". I only see one brake...
09-01-16, 09:03 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,592
Posted By jacobsever

No brakes. No helmet. No care.

No brakes.
No helmet.
No care.
08-31-16, 04:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,919
Posted By jacobsever

After doing about 8 years of using platform...

After doing about 8 years of using platform pedals with cages and straps, I recently switched over to clipless, and I'm never going back.

I have both a pair of Crank Brothers Candy SPD's, and a...
08-30-16, 11:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,828
Posted By jacobsever

I have 2 wheel sets with flip/flop hub. One of...

I have 2 wheel sets with flip/flop hub. One of them has a freewheel on it, the other doesn't. Both are being ridding on the fixed side.
08-29-16, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 214,231
Posted By jacobsever

Made some cosmetic changes/upgrades to my bike. ...

Made some cosmetic changes/upgrades to my bike.

http://i.imgur.com/x57VKZk.jpg

Comparison of before/after (since ya'll gave me so much **** for running the 650c front):
...
08-29-16, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 563,105
Posted By jacobsever

On my first ride with my road bike, my friend...

On my first ride with my road bike, my friend thought it was a good idea to try Lookout. I've only ridden fixed on city streets for about 10 years. Never tried a climb. Never tried that long of...
08-26-16, 02:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,122
Posted By jacobsever

That they're both on the left? That's a...

That they're both on the left? That's a relationship, no?

I mean, I'm not the most knowledgeable in road bikes, as I've ridden solely fixed for the past 10 years. I have one road bike now, and...
08-26-16, 08:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,122
Posted By jacobsever

I haven't ran a brake in a long time, but when I...

I haven't ran a brake in a long time, but when I did, it was always left.

On road/mountain setups, your left side controls the front brake and derailleur. Why would you want to trick your mind by...
08-26-16, 08:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,148
Posted By jacobsever

So, everyone saying 23's are too narrow. Turns...

So, everyone saying 23's are too narrow. Turns out I've been riding with a 700x20c and didn't even know it.

http://i.imgur.com/SDdSJ6n.jpg
08-26-16, 08:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,042
Posted By jacobsever

44/17 should definitely be good enough to tackle...

44/17 should definitely be good enough to tackle most climbs, but yeah, you'll be spinning out on descents.

According to the infamous chart I always google image search for, that would put you at...
08-22-16, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4,564
Views: 447,947
Posted By jacobsever

http://i.imgur.com/6vWLYFH.png To complete...

http://i.imgur.com/6vWLYFH.png

To complete my build that's been 3+ years in the making. Between being too poor for parts, and having issues with my crankset, to just finding time...once this lil...
08-22-16, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 109,688
Posted By jacobsever

I have an odd seat post diameter of 26.6mm. I...

I have an odd seat post diameter of 26.6mm. I want a Thomson 0 setback seat post, but they only make that size in black, and I need silver.

Would getting a 25.4 seat post with a 25.4 to 26.6 shim...
08-09-16, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 109,688
Posted By jacobsever

Best helmet for track riding? I'm assuming just...

Best helmet for track riding? I'm assuming just any road helmet would do, but not sure if there are anything specific or better suited.

Also, I think the local track requires gloves, which I've...
08-04-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By jacobsever

Interesting...do they work?

Interesting...do they work?
08-04-16, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By jacobsever

TDR (Tall, Dented, Rusted)

TDR

(Tall, Dented, Rusted)
08-03-16, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 153,913
Posted By jacobsever

Posted this in the Good Deals thread because I...

Posted this in the Good Deals thread because I forgot this one existed. Cross posting it here too.

HED Belgium C2 Track Fixed Wheelset (http://denver.craigslist.org/bop/5707782279.html)
...
08-03-16, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 502,147
Posted By jacobsever

Yeah, I know. In hindsight, I should have posted...

Yeah, I know. In hindsight, I should have posted this in the eBay/Craigslist thread anyway. I forgot that thread existed, and only remembered this one.

HED Belgium C2 Track Fixed Wheelset...
08-03-16, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 502,147
Posted By jacobsever

Found a set of HED Belgium's laced to Phil Wood's...

Found a set of HED Belgium's laced to Phil Wood's with tubes, tires, and a 17t Phil cog for $400.

http://images.craigslist.org/00r0r_eCEjPSkQMXd_1200x900.jpg

I just wish I needed another wheel...
08-02-16, 12:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,148
Posted By jacobsever

I borrowed a 700x25c from a friend, because I...

I borrowed a 700x25c from a friend, because I didn't have any more spare tires, and I was kinda weirded out by it.
08-02-16, 08:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,148
Posted By jacobsever

Just the only thing I've ever ridden. I've never...

Just the only thing I've ever ridden. I've never had an issue. If it's not broken, don't fix it.
08-01-16, 01:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,148
Posted By jacobsever

So many people suggesting 28's. Am I the...

So many people suggesting 28's.

Am I the only person here that rides 700x23?
08-01-16, 01:58 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,879
Posted By jacobsever

The smallest they offer is 700x26? Pass from size...

The smallest they offer is 700x26? Pass from size alone.
07-16-16, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 563,105
Posted By jacobsever

It's actually funny, because it turns out, these...

It's actually funny, because it turns out, these are the widest bars I own!

19" is around 48cm.

http://i.imgur.com/x7aXgNe.jpg

These are listed online as 38cm.
...
07-15-16, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 563,105
Posted By jacobsever

I think it goes without saying, I absolutely hate...

I think it goes without saying, I absolutely hate this new trend of super wide risers.
07-15-16, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 563,105
Posted By jacobsever

Gotta catch 'em all. ...

Gotta catch 'em all.

http://i.imgur.com/zQUViOh.jpg
07-07-16, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,766
Posted By jacobsever

Who are ya'll flying with where checked baggage...

Who are ya'll flying with where checked baggage is still free?

****, most places even charge for a carry on.
07-05-16, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 563,105
Posted By jacobsever

Swapped bars on my beater and rode around the...

Swapped bars on my beater and rode around the city on Saturday.

http://i.imgur.com/8Ob9PRp.jpg

Then I did my first road ride/climb. I bought this bike about 6 months ago and have never ridden...
06-27-16, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,999
Posted By jacobsever

Holy ****, I had no idea. Thanks so much that...

Holy ****, I had no idea. Thanks so much that info. I just walked into a LBS and asked for a 110 and that's what they gave me. I guess I'll order that Andel bb on Retro, assuming it's symmetrical.
06-27-16, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 563,105
Posted By jacobsever

http://i.imgur.com/VyMN5CU.jpg I'm 5'4",...

http://i.imgur.com/VyMN5CU.jpg

I'm 5'4", he's 6'3".
06-26-16, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 109,688
Posted By jacobsever

Question about my seatpost. It's been slipping a...

Question about my seatpost. It's been slipping a lot lately.

http://i.imgur.com/2yqWSfg.jpg

It fell that much during an easy 9 mile ride, averaging 15mph. Just a casual stroll to get breakfast....
06-26-16, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 563,105
Posted By jacobsever

Size difference between my friends bike and I's. ...

Size difference between my friends bike and I's.

http://i.imgur.com/j8EMJiy.jpg
06-26-16, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,999
Posted By jacobsever

So it turns out I do have the JIS bb, with the...

So it turns out I do have the JIS bb, with the JIS crankset. Should be compatible.

http://i.imgur.com/ZBy31Xp.jpg

So I went to a local bike shop, and grabbed a Shimano BB-UN55 in a 110mm,...
06-24-16, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,541
Posted By jacobsever

You guys are running some pretty wide tires. I've...

You guys are running some pretty wide tires. I've never put anything wider than 23 on, except I borrrowed a 25 from a friend the other night, even that difference is kinda weirding me out.
06-24-16, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,999
Posted By jacobsever

Ooo, nice. I've never really looked into Sugino...

Ooo, nice. I've never really looked into Sugino 75s before, but that's pretty awesome that they're ISO and I could use the Phil bb with them.
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