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08-14-07, 07:27 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 20,208
Posted By Wambat

What a tragedy. Peace to him, his family, and...

What a tragedy. Peace to him, his family, and his friends.
03-15-07, 08:37 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 18,696
Posted By Wambat

http://www.b3nsf.com/ghostride.jpg

http://www.b3nsf.com/ghostride.jpg
01-28-07, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By Wambat

I haven't been to Shanghai, but if it's like...

I haven't been to Shanghai, but if it's like other big cities in China, there's a lot of people riding, and they ride very sedately. In Beijing you'd occasionally see someone with a multi-speed road...
11-21-06, 03:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,331
Posted By Wambat

The US Army actually made pamphlets to give out...

The US Army actually made pamphlets to give out to soldiers telling them how to tell Japanese and Chinese apart. To sum them up--"Chinese look good, Japanese are ugly."
--->
The D-Day museum is in...
09-01-06, 07:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,412
Posted By Wambat

If you're not stuck on lugs, Bareknuckle frames...

If you're not stuck on lugs, Bareknuckle frames are really nice.
06-14-06, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Wambat

They might be 17 at this point, but they have...

They might be 17 at this point, but they have gotten huge in the UK, from what I can tell. I mean, huge is kind of relative; but considering there a bunch of kids from Tennessee, they've got quite a...
06-04-06, 08:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,160
Posted By Wambat

thanks, QP, for wet, cold, lost, Bridgeport...

thanks, QP, for wet, cold, lost, Bridgeport goodness.
06-02-06, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By Wambat

Are Somas stamped aluminum?

Are Somas stamped aluminum?
06-02-06, 07:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,060
Posted By Wambat

Those New Haven alleycats showed me that knowing...

Those New Haven alleycats showed me that knowing where you're going and how to get there can matter more than being really fast.

Oh, and carry a couple of tubes in case both tires are sliced open...
05-09-06, 10:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,808
Posted By Wambat

I don't like the movie that much, but can watch...

I don't like the movie that much, but can watch the dinner/truing scene over and over. The sounds... the sounds...
05-08-06, 11:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,176
Posted By Wambat

I don't know much about it, but there are regular...

I don't know much about it, but there are regular Midnite Crits in Somerville, MA.
05-04-06, 11:24 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,190
Posted By Wambat

I guess this would be doable, if the Hartford...

I guess this would be doable, if the Hartford race started before noon and/or you could make it to New Haven by 1:30. And had a car waiting. And were HARDCORE.
05-01-06, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By Wambat

Literally, yes. Figuratively, it's another issue.

Literally, yes. Figuratively, it's another issue.
04-26-06, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Wambat

In Arkansas, New England is emo. This race...

In Arkansas, New England is emo.

This race is going to be fun. and hard.
04-26-06, 11:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,435
Posted By Wambat

Head somewhere populated by rich robots and...

Head somewhere populated by rich robots and cruise...
04-26-06, 09:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,435
Posted By Wambat

It definitely was the seatpost. I found out the...

It definitely was the seatpost. I found out the hard way, at Hartsfield coming back home from Bama this easter, what the rule is. Nothing metal over 7".

I left bike crap in my shoulder bag by...
04-20-06, 02:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 820
Posted By Wambat

QP--New Haven folks would show for it. ...

QP--New Haven folks would show for it. metronorth makes this easy. Folks from Hartford and Middletown show up for alleycats here. Set a firm date and the word will spread.

There's rumors about...
03-14-06, 04:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,123
Posted By Wambat

Best thing is this'll happen every freaking day. ...

Best thing is this'll happen every freaking day.

congratulations! He's really cute.
03-13-06, 11:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,123
Posted By Wambat

No lie. There's a reason I haven't gotten new...

No lie. There's a reason I haven't gotten new bike parts in a while. He's a cute and loving money-hole. I'd post a picture, but I can't afford a digital camera.
03-13-06, 10:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,123
Posted By Wambat

Not to be the guy who posts a link to a Malcolm...

Not to be the guy who posts a link to a Malcolm Gladwell article, but:

http://www.newyorker.com/fact/content/articles/060206fa_fact

He spins out a bigger arguement about profiling, but this...
03-09-06, 09:39 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,423
Posted By Wambat

is it being held up by cassette tape???

is it being held up by cassette tape???
03-09-06, 09:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,915
Posted By Wambat

I blame my long undies.

I blame my long undies.
03-02-06, 12:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,660
Posted By Wambat

ATA. They have no souls.

ATA. They have no souls.
03-01-06, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,064
Posted By Wambat

Really? A quick perusal of NYC Clist has...

Really? A quick perusal of NYC Clist has converted lugged stuff in a variety of sizes (52cm-63cm), nothing much topping $250, and that's just todays listings. The shop out in queens seems to have a...
02-09-06, 07:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,761
Posted By Wambat

Sorry if this has been mentioned somewhere else,...

Sorry if this has been mentioned somewhere else, but where do Miche hubs/cogs/lockrings fit in?
02-08-06, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3,493
Views: 188,429
Posted By Wambat

do y'all find that the sniping on cycling stuff...

do y'all find that the sniping on cycling stuff is more nuts than on other ebay areas?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7216241395&rd=1&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWA%3AIT&rd=1
Red...
02-06-06, 08:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,223
Posted By Wambat

ATA is the worst airline I've ever been on. Be...

ATA is the worst airline I've ever been on. Be extra careful with your bike.
02-02-06, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By Wambat

New Haven fixed gear riders center around the...

New Haven fixed gear riders center around the Devil's Gear bike shop. Before it started snowing in December they had rides from the shop to Sleeping Giant on Tuesdays and rides around town (races in...
01-27-06, 08:30 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,560
Posted By Wambat

There's a Washington St. in Cambridge--two blocks...

There's a Washington St. in Cambridge--two blocks north of Central Sq.

Plus: http://www.mcsweeneys.net/links/lists/massmunis.html

I love Boston, but I was lost the first 2 years I lived there....
01-25-06, 12:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,560
Posted By Wambat

ha ha. Remember a couple of years ago when...

ha ha. Remember a couple of years ago when Medford had a fireworks celebration, and the citizens of Everett thought they were under attack? It was like 9/11 met Red Dawn. A guy from Everett was...
01-12-06, 04:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,272
Posted By Wambat

You post when the horse enters a trot. You use...

You post when the horse enters a trot. You use your legs to control your own up and down motion, basically going up and down once for every time the horse would make you go up and down. when you do...
01-10-06, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Wambat

Pyramid track hub?

Anyone had any experience with these? Cheap, but I can't find much about them. Are they sealed? Can you space them to 126 or 130mm?
01-09-06, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,289
Posted By Wambat

Humber bikes

I've been interested in getting a cruising bike and found a Humber for sale. I don't know much about the marque. the seller isn't a bike person and didn't have a lot of information other than it's...
01-08-06, 02:37 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,969
Posted By Wambat

I read this whole ridiculous thread to see if New...

I read this whole ridiculous thread to see if New Haven got mentioned. The pizza here is out of control. It's ridiculous how high the standards are.
01-07-06, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By Wambat

pretty please give the link to that story. ...

pretty please give the link to that story.

Hoary clap.
12-14-05, 11:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,085
Posted By Wambat

and vomit blood.

and vomit blood.
12-04-05, 06:41 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,843
Posted By Wambat

For those of us who couldn't make it and love DC...

For those of us who couldn't make it and love DC riding, could you post the route?
11-29-05, 10:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 732
Posted By Wambat

Komda?

does anyone know anything about the Komda bike company? They seem pretty low end, but I can get a beater for cheap.

Their english site is weirded out on my browser. a search in BF for Komda turns...
11-17-05, 09:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,282
Posted By Wambat

Yeah, but Armadillos do pick up small bits of...

Yeah, but Armadillos do pick up small bits of metal. I've had two flats in the past two months with my new commute past a metal dump. Though, that direction is also broken-glass-land, and I've...
11-04-05, 10:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,330
Posted By Wambat

Worth the donation alone for the fact that you...

Worth the donation alone for the fact that you are riding straight through the US, with one day off in Cleveland, to see the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Money sent.
10-05-05, 07:51 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,130
Posted By Wambat

Well, here's something to consider. A guy I...

Well, here's something to consider.

A guy I met while riding pick-up sprints has a beautiful Circle A track bike. He kicked our butts riding that thing. But, last sprint I went to, he had a...
05-06-05, 09:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,338
Posted By Wambat

When I lived in Somerville, I took it as a trade...

When I lived in Somerville, I took it as a trade off that in Cambridge, there'd be way more bike lanes than in Boston but also a bike cop outside that bookstore or 10,000 villages on Mass Ave,...
04-26-05, 01:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,209
Posted By Wambat

How 'bout the folks doing the Furnace Creek 508...

How 'bout the folks doing the Furnace Creek 508 fixed?

http://www.the508.com/2004web/fixedfeature.html

None of those guys is under 30. There's even a non-Californian.
04-20-05, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By Wambat

Making converts of us all

Which one would you convert? I'm looking for tips on which frame is best, but also sob sentimental stories about abandoned/converted bikes are always welcome (since I want the FS10 to have a...
04-13-05, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By Wambat

I'm strongly in favor of the Ethiopian places...

I'm strongly in favor of the Ethiopian places around Adams Morgan, and Asylum for $.50 tacos and $2 Shiner Bocks during happy hour. And definitely give Mark's Kitchen another go. Old downtown...
03-30-05, 07:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,945
Posted By Wambat

I'm 5'10" and I thought a 59cm Bianchi Pista...

I'm 5'10" and I thought a 59cm Bianchi Pista would ruin me, but it actually fits me pretty well. It's because, I think, the stem rises up slightly and my torso is longer than my legs, proportionaly....
Forum: Foo
03-24-05, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By Wambat

Speaking as a product of a New Orleans education,...

Speaking as a product of a New Orleans education, I'd like to point out that I don't live there anymore.

Then again I've never seen roads as ugly as the ones back home. Okay, they were worse in...
03-04-05, 09:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,145
Posted By Wambat

Previous model pistas have some chain noise...

Previous model pistas have some chain noise issues, related to the stock chain and chainring. http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=60621&highlight=pista+noise don't know if it's different or...
01-27-05, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,166
Posted By Wambat

It's a real pretty frame, what with the lugs and...

It's a real pretty frame, what with the lugs and the decal-y things.

But being new to this, and having just bought a fairly stripped down frame off ebay in order to build it up, I wish I hadn't.
...
01-14-05, 03:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,855
Posted By Wambat

Randomly up in New York, I went to Trackstar this...

Randomly up in New York, I went to Trackstar this past weekend. Talked to Patty. She answered my newb questions without any 'tude. I learned a bit about hubs and stems. it's a neato little store.
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