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08-11-16, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,241
Posted By Blylan

I invested in both an allen wrench steapost...

I invested in both an allen wrench steapost clamp, and a security bolt to lock down my brooks,uses a specific allen key just for my bolt. The two allen wrenches barely add any weight to my backpack...
05-25-16, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By Blylan

Not speaking on the bike or quality, But i just...

Not speaking on the bike or quality,
But i just went to State's website,
and you can get a brand new FGFS on sale for 325

So if you end wanting that style/frame it might be nice to spring the...
05-24-16, 11:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,279
Posted By Blylan

Blylan lots of photos from my daily rides

Blylan

lots of photos from my daily rides
05-20-16, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4,698
Views: 790,897
Posted By Blylan

I feel like the "reason" was they needed more...

I feel like the "reason" was they needed more stack height but had no more spacers. Problem Solved!
05-11-16, 01:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 615
Posted By Blylan

Excess of Unicycles on MUPS

I ride Guadalupe Trail every day in San Jose, and the past few weeks I've seen a multitude of people long distance unicycling.

At first i thought it was just one super hardcore guy, But after...
04-21-16, 01:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,056
Posted By Blylan

Seriously. You're being a baby.

Seriously.
You're being a baby.
04-19-16, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,278
Posted By Blylan

I have a 2012 Feather and the stock freewheel...

I have a 2012 Feather and the stock freewheel attached requires a bit of dismantling to remove it, for the Fixed Cog you just need a lock ring tool and a chain whip.
04-19-16, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,621
Posted By Blylan

#kiloTT...

#kiloTT (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=kiloTT)
04-19-16, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,278
Posted By Blylan

Does OP think 18 and 18t are two different things?

Does OP think 18 and 18t are two different things?
Forum: Commuting
04-08-16, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15,596
Views: 12,007,966
Posted By Blylan

514606 Been having fun with the SS Feather,...

514606

Been having fun with the SS Feather, on my 20 mile RT commute
04-08-16, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 281,173
Posted By Blylan

514604 Been commuting on my SS Feather while i...

514604
Been commuting on my SS Feather while i wrench on my Pista
01-11-16, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24,578
Views: 2,418,339
Posted By Blylan

If you like Laphroaig, check out Ledaig. Its not...

If you like Laphroaig, check out Ledaig. Its not from Islay, but its got a very similar flavor profile. good stuff.
11-04-15, 03:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,156
Posted By Blylan

I dont like the whole "Only two sizes" thing....

I dont like the whole "Only two sizes" thing. riders from 5'2 to 6'6 do not only need two sizes of frames.
Also weird they only offer two colors for the frame only purchase.

I would rather not...
10-29-15, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,011
Posted By Blylan

In fact, i just checked, and the feather came...

In fact, i just checked, and the feather came with both a Freewheel and a Fixed Cog attached to its flip flop hub
So, unless you removed it, you should already have one on your hub. And if you did...
10-29-15, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,011
Posted By Blylan

I have a feather, And have used the stock hub...

I have a feather,
And have used the stock hub with several different Cogs, tooth count and Manufacture
Never had an issue.

You're probably doing something wrong
09-15-15, 09:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,094
Posted By Blylan

I've read around here that the Wabi wheelset is...

I've read around here that the Wabi wheelset is pretty nice.
Wabi Cycles fixed gear wheels (http://www.wabicycles.com/7301-wheels.html)

Also H+Son with Formula hubs is a pretty good wheelset that...
09-03-15, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,403
Posted By Blylan

Ive heard a lot of people have success with these...

Ive heard a lot of people have success with these
Power Straps (http://www.amazon.com/Power-Grips-Sport-Pre-Assembled-Strap/dp/B00PUGNURO)

As far as biking with suede shoes goes, any pressure...
09-03-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4,698
Views: 790,897
Posted By Blylan

My lady is 5 foot and im 6'4, This is a perfect...

My lady is 5 foot and im 6'4, This is a perfect bike for us to share!
09-03-15, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4,698
Views: 790,897
Posted By Blylan

"Unique One Size fits all Frame"...

"Unique One Size fits all Frame"...
08-20-15, 11:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 26,792
Posted By Blylan

This thread is 3 times a zombie now...

This thread is 3 times a zombie now...
07-30-15, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,595
Posted By Blylan

Thanks guys! i didn't think about all of my...

Thanks guys! i didn't think about all of my options.. I'm over the hill in SC this weekend but will keep my eyes peeled for future hangouts.
07-29-15, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,595
Posted By Blylan

me too.. I'd be down to join you guys up...

me too..

I'd be down to join you guys up east as soon as BART finishes being built down here, in 2018.....
07-01-15, 03:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,802
Posted By Blylan

Living Car Free in an apartment

I recently sold my house and moved into an apartment for the time being,
My lady and i combined rack up 6 bikes, and we're running into a bit of a storage problem.

We don't really want to store...
07-01-15, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,348
Posted By Blylan

:crash:

:crash:
Forum: Commuting
06-23-15, 11:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,606
Posted By Blylan

I thought the same thing, surprisingly it seems...

I thought the same thing, surprisingly it seems hes been using the bike for about two years now with issues cropping up only recently
06-18-15, 11:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,651
Posted By Blylan

It really depends on where you're at, the south...

It really depends on where you're at, the south bay has a decided lack of super bomb burger spots. But up and down both sides on the bay there is a ton of em popping up all the time, a lot of the...
06-16-15, 12:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,651
Posted By Blylan

I had a chewy bar for breakfast, i felt like a...

I had a chewy bar for breakfast, i felt like a child, but it was delicious and not filling at all.

Bout to grub on a burger for lunch.
06-11-15, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By Blylan

surprised it took you so long to get here..

surprised it took you so long to get here..
06-11-15, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By Blylan

+1

+1
06-10-15, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 158,266
Posted By Blylan

Just a normal lookin white dude. 457173 ...

Just a normal lookin white dude.

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06-08-15, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By Blylan

there is a bazillion and one threads about buying...

there is a bazillion and one threads about buying a new bike for a moderate price. If you like that bike, then buy it and ride it around. If you are unsure about that bike, spend 5 minutes reading...
06-08-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19,842
Views: 2,487,318
Posted By Blylan

Went on a sunrise ride, perfect way to start the...

Went on a sunrise ride, perfect way to start the day
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Forum: Commuting
06-08-15, 11:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,831
Posted By Blylan

always pack a few tools

always pack a few tools
06-08-15, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4,915
Views: 738,198
Posted By Blylan

Went for a sunrise ride this weekend 456689

Went for a sunrise ride this weekend
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06-05-15, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By Blylan

here's your regional forum too! Mountain -...

here's your regional forum too!

Mountain - Plains (http://www.bikeforums.net/mountain-plains/)
06-05-15, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,504
Posted By Blylan

usually you can tell if the bike can accept...

usually you can tell if the bike can accept bigger tires by looking at it.
Is there space in between the tires and the frame?

I looked around the internet and the most i could find was a few...
06-05-15, 09:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,019
Posted By Blylan

Not a Big Block Rider, But you could most...

Not a Big Block Rider,

But you could most definitely raise the stem by putting spacers underneath it. has your fork been cut? is there space above your stem to bring it up?

Also you can install...
06-04-15, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4,915
Views: 738,198
Posted By Blylan

I'm 6'5 and all legs! haha Its a 69cm Frame,...

I'm 6'5 and all legs! haha
Its a 69cm Frame, Those wheels are actually 26 inchers, ill probably upgrade them soon to something a little more modern, but thats gonna put me another inch or so taller,...
Forum: Commuting
06-04-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,363
Posted By Blylan

It will be two years next month! Working in the...

It will be two years next month!
Working in the tech industry in silicon valley for the past ten years, traffic and commuting had always just been a given, luckily i found out it isn't. I've never...
06-04-15, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4,915
Views: 738,198
Posted By Blylan

Started doing weight training for the Track this...

Started doing weight training for the Track this week, so I've been taking it easy on my old beater.
Daily ride/Commute
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06-03-15, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 150,630
Posted By Blylan

So i rode my older geared bike into work today...

So i rode my older geared bike into work today and i got super excited that it might have one. Went and checked. No Dice.
Not a big deal, but it definitely seems like a handy little feature.
06-03-15, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 150,630
Posted By Blylan

Maybe so the chain doesn't touch the ground and...

Maybe so the chain doesn't touch the ground and get additional grime on it?
I have never used one so i dont know the specifics, like if it even keeps the chain entirely off the ground
05-21-15, 11:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 42,615
Posted By Blylan

TT, there is a huge craft beer in a can movement!...

TT, there is a huge craft beer in a can movement! Perfect for the summer time.
05-08-15, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By Blylan

Bought a bike online, Came with a few scratches, wanted a professional eye

Hey guys, hopefully you had a good week!

I just bought a bike online and upon arrival there were a few scrapes and scratches. I couldnt find any dents or hairline cracks.
But i still wanted to...
Forum: Commuting
05-07-15, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,354
Posted By Blylan

I just bought a big waterproof backpack, because...

I just bought a big waterproof backpack, because personally i don't mind getting wet as long as my stuff is protected.

I also get frustrated wearing a giant plastic sail, i find it much more...
Replies: 18
Views: 2,059
Posted By Blylan

I bought a Super pista frameset today. I'm...

I bought a Super pista frameset today. I'm excited to start building it up when it arrives next week
Forum: Commuting
03-17-15, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,501
Posted By Blylan

Sounds great! Are you able to check out the...

Sounds great!
Are you able to check out the frame thoroughly before buying?
I would be wary of any hairline cracks and the such, Aluminum can fail pretty bad without much warning, So its good to...
Forum: Commuting
03-17-15, 03:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,483
Posted By Blylan

Daily Dream- 20 months Route: 7 Miles- One...

Daily Dream- 20 months

Route: 7 Miles- One Way, 99 percent of it on a Commuter trailRoad conditions / surfaces: Well paved, minimal potholes.
Traffic: Only on the road for .5 miles, No bikes...
03-17-15, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 24,162
Posted By Blylan

I have a Fuji Feather, and i Absolutely love it....

I have a Fuji Feather, and i Absolutely love it. Its definitely not the lightest bike in the world, but coming from a old 80's steel beater, this thing feels like a...feather.. I have read lots of...
Forum: Commuting
03-04-15, 02:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,514
Posted By Blylan

Dude i seriously love it so much. One of the very...

Dude i seriously love it so much. One of the very few pricey purchases i have absolutely no remorse with.
If you don't feel you need something so massive, it really is HUGE, they have a smaller...
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