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08-11-09, 07:02 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,223
Posted By Adam G.

I don't care what it is, but watching someone...

I don't care what it is, but watching someone ride their bike on video, is extremely boring. My minutes are more useful than sitting down to watch fixed gear riders.
08-11-09, 06:59 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,469
Posted By Adam G.

Fixed riders are extremely unfriendly. I don't...

Fixed riders are extremely unfriendly. I don't know why they have attitude?
07-24-09, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,507
Posted By Adam G.

Same! I love this ratio it's very comfortable,...

Same! I love this ratio it's very comfortable, perfect for flats and hilly areas.
07-17-09, 07:40 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,410
Posted By Adam G.

I could careless if it the "fad" fades away. To...

I could careless if it the "fad" fades away. To be quite honest I hope it does and gets back to being the "uncool" thing again. And quite frankly there are so many people on the road who literally...
07-06-09, 09:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,727
Posted By Adam G.

I know, I wish it was older... Why start a new...

I know, I wish it was older... Why start a new thread with a topic that's like beating a dead horse, when you can just resurrect another one?
07-06-09, 08:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,727
Posted By Adam G.

I finally stopped kidding myself and grew up. I...

I finally stopped kidding myself and grew up. I went for a spin on my bike for the first time in months this past weekend and have some nitto 123's. After my ride I switched back to the nitto road...
06-27-09, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By Adam G.

Buying one Salsa cross lever?

Anyone know a place where you can just buy one instead of a pair?
06-25-09, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By Adam G.

Thanks all, that is exactly the setup I am...

Thanks all, that is exactly the setup I am looking to do. Actually I just came across this on bikeisland

http://bikeisland.com/images/0813018.JPG


I have nitto b123's with a clamp size of...
06-25-09, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By Adam G.

Installing a brake.

I bought the 08 lager it came with bullhorns with the brakes attached at the end, whoever has this bike will know. I switched to track drops and was riding brakeless for awhile. Now I want to put...
06-03-09, 07:45 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,438
Posted By Adam G.

I love my track drops, I get 3 hand positions out...

I love my track drops, I get 3 hand positions out of them. I don't go long distance on my fixed gear though I just ride around town with it or maybe a 15 mile ride on the weekend and they feel...
05-28-09, 05:30 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,708
Posted By Adam G.

I find nothing wrong with that, I think it's...

I find nothing wrong with that, I think it's great. I need a car, because I have a 30 minute commute to work and need it for my family.
05-26-09, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,086
Posted By Adam G.

It's single speed frame so no derailleur hanger. ...

It's single speed frame so no derailleur hanger. Say if I did put a hole in the top tube, what kind of problems would I be looking at? Loss of stability?
05-25-09, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,086
Posted By Adam G.

Just hack sawed off cable stops.

Did a little sanding and now what kind of paint should I use? Took me about 3 minutes for each cable stop, one definitely wasn't a clean cut, I did the job really tipsy off beer. It's a SE Lager...
04-30-09, 08:50 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,970
Posted By Adam G.

I don't live in a city but work in one. Mostly...

I don't live in a city but work in one. Mostly when I see people tracking standing it does look a little idiotic. Especially the people that rock back and forth and straining every muscle to stay up....
04-29-09, 09:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,988
Posted By Adam G.

That's a bummer, at least you didn't spend $200...

That's a bummer, at least you didn't spend $200 on them.
04-29-09, 07:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,988
Posted By Adam G.

To me they are a waste of money and completely...

To me they are a waste of money and completely unnecessary for just street riding. I bought a pair of leather christophe straps for $15 at the LBS and they are great, no slippage (even in rain) and...
04-27-09, 09:25 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,970
Posted By Adam G.

Yup, either way it all just came natural for some...

Yup, either way it all just came natural for some reason. Learned to track stand in about 2 hours.
04-24-09, 06:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,516
Posted By Adam G.

I am backpack person as well. I almost bought a...

I am backpack person as well. I almost bought a messenger bag but got a backpack as a gift for Christmas, it's great. Messenger bags is all about style and looks and no comfort. Personally I am...
04-24-09, 07:30 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,223
Posted By Adam G.

Any video about people riding bikes is boring.

Any video about people riding bikes is boring.
04-23-09, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 842
Posted By Adam G.

Personally I love the angus, I wonder why that...

Personally I love the angus, I wonder why that frame gets no love?
04-22-09, 07:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,194
Posted By Adam G.

No bar tape on drops = moron. If you are riding...

No bar tape on drops = moron. If you are riding to the candy store just up the street to buy a tootsie roll, fine. If you are RIDING your bike, you need bar tape.
04-21-09, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 410,009
Posted By Adam G.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrNOfAhkUbU&feature...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrNOfAhkUbU&feature=related
04-21-09, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 410,009
Posted By Adam G.

http://b3.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/01489/30/98/148...

http://b3.ac-images.myspacecdn.com/01489/30/98/1489838903_l.jpg
04-21-09, 07:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,426
Posted By Adam G.

This is the procedure I am going to use and to be...

This is the procedure I am going to use and to be honest seems like the most practical. Getting out a torch and all that is way over kill. I am going to take mine off the TT.
04-16-09, 07:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,542
Posted By Adam G.

No offense but I find that very hard to believe. ...

No offense but I find that very hard to believe. Either these roadies don't give a crap that you are there or something is wrong. I road bike as well and when the time comes when a fixed rider...
04-16-09, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Adam G.

I bought a new 08 SE LAGER last summer, I love...

I bought a new 08 SE LAGER last summer, I love it. I bought it for $550 but what I know now that price was a bit high. Anyways it came with a decent wheel set, formula hubs and I did some...
04-16-09, 08:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,542
Posted By Adam G.

I use 46x17, perfect gear for hills and flats.

I use 46x17, perfect gear for hills and flats.
04-03-09, 08:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,177
Posted By Adam G.

My inside voice.

My inside voice.
04-03-09, 08:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,177
Posted By Adam G.

Cutting two lousy cable guides.

I have searched and read them all and they were all to overthought and to much work involved. C'mon it can't be that hard. I would say just a hack saw, a little sanding and your done. I don't care...
04-03-09, 08:05 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,662
Posted By Adam G.

The hipsters.

The hipsters.
03-31-09, 08:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,069
Posted By Adam G.

Oh and to answer your question about your bike....

Oh and to answer your question about your bike. It is def worth $700, the rush hour is a great bike.
03-31-09, 08:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,069
Posted By Adam G.

It's all about the "spirit of the rider"....

It's all about the "spirit of the rider". Everything is about the human body and it's athletic compacity. It's like you playing golf with the best golf clubs on the market, and Tiger Woods playing...
03-29-09, 09:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,922
Posted By Adam G.

I bought the nitto track b123's two weeks ago and...

I bought the nitto track b123's two weeks ago and i love them! They are really comfortable, I really like riding in the drops so that fits me perfectly.
03-29-09, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By Adam G.

I have the 08' SE Lager which is a dark brown,...

I have the 08' SE Lager which is a dark brown, the lite tan one is the 07'. The 09' is red and black. All the logo's on SE's are very easy to peel off as well, I did the same.
03-27-09, 02:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,453
Posted By Adam G.

I see a turn in the status as well, seems like...

I see a turn in the status as well, seems like you're an idiot now if you ride fixed gear, unlike 2 years ago you were cool. Oh well I still like them.
03-26-09, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By Adam G.

IRO March madness sale March 28th

$500 for complete Angus and Mark V's.
03-25-09, 06:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,356
Posted By Adam G.

There are tons of fuji frames on ebay.

There are tons of fuji frames on ebay.
03-24-09, 07:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,033
Posted By Adam G.

Funny because that is exactly how I set mine up.

Funny because that is exactly how I set mine up.
03-24-09, 07:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,033
Posted By Adam G.

I used to road race when I was 16 - 21 years old...

I used to road race when I was 16 - 21 years old and, and just used to do a tons of riding in general on a geared bike and my most natural hand postion is close to the stem, so 123's are perfect for...
03-23-09, 08:40 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,033
Posted By Adam G.

Unless you are physically out of shape and have...

Unless you are physically out of shape and have no cardio stamina, it is humanly impossible to out run, drop, or out sprint a geared bike.
03-23-09, 01:25 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,033
Posted By Adam G.

I passed a guy who had a colt 45 can in his...

I passed a guy who had a colt 45 can in his water-bottle cage and and 2 40oz of colt 45 duct taped to his back metal rack, no lie. Amazing some of the things you see on a bike.
03-23-09, 12:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,033
Posted By Adam G.

I am going to be extremely honest and say yes I...

I am going to be extremely honest and say yes I love the way they look on a bike. I had my doubts on comfort but personally for me I see zero difference on riding the flats between 123's and...
03-23-09, 12:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,033
Posted By Adam G.

I got 42cm, I am 5'11" with somewhat wide...

I got 42cm, I am 5'11" with somewhat wide shoulders. I found a sweet deal off ebay for buy now at $40,used once by owner.
03-23-09, 10:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,033
Posted By Adam G.

Love the B123 drops on street.

Finally after a year of comtemplating of getting the nitto b123's I finally did. I had standard road drops before, and I did not notice any discomfort with the 123's. In fact I loved the feeling of...
03-16-09, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,981
Posted By Adam G.

I agree with everything here. I have used this...

I agree with everything here. I have used this tape for a few years but time for me to move on. It's the comfort thing, there is none.
03-16-09, 11:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,981
Posted By Adam G.

I just ride on the street and will have track...

I just ride on the street and will have track drops. I am going to use fizik bar tape and completely wrap them.
03-15-09, 06:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,870
Posted By Adam G.

I have formulas and never had a problem like this.

I have formulas and never had a problem like this.
03-14-09, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By Adam G.

Handlebar width.

How important is this to you? I am 5'11" and according to the competitive measuring chart I should be riding 40cm width handlebars. But they seem a bit to small for me, I am going to go with 42cm.
03-12-09, 04:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,344
Posted By Adam G.

Clever.

Clever.
03-12-09, 04:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,421
Posted By Adam G.

lol! that is great. How f*king annoying to deal...

lol! that is great. How f*king annoying to deal with that though.... People can't even try to be open minded anymore even if they don't know. That so called "salesperson" would of learned...
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