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11-13-16, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 253,696
Posted By Wythnail

I will definetly try those suggestions, Thanks!...

I will definetly try those suggestions, Thanks! My cousin bought it new back in the day, found it in my grandparents shed and loved the chrome too.
11-13-16, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 253,696
Posted By Wythnail

Mainly the looks honestly :p The comfort as...

Mainly the looks honestly :p

The comfort as well though. Im used to my arms and wrists coming into the bars from an outside angle, but the riser bar angle has them almost feeling like im bending...
11-13-16, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 253,696
Posted By Wythnail

http://www.pedalroom.com/p/centurion-signet-fixed-...

http://www.pedalroom.com/p/centurion-signet-fixed-30167_4.jpg

Just put this together. first time not using drops for a bike of mine. Not loving it, what do you think?
09-07-16, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By Wythnail

Question about Old vs New preferences

Hey y'all

I recently built up a Jamis Beatnik frame for my roomie's girlfriend into a bmx bar single speed for her to go to and from work every now again. This was the first time I had worked on a...
09-07-16, 09:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,775
Posted By Wythnail

You are diving off the deep-end just like I did...

You are diving off the deep-end just like I did when I started working on bikes. Keep with it, especially the wheels. once you've built a couple wheels and redone the hubs, you'll probably find...
06-25-15, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Wythnail

Depends how you learn. If you buy one and then go...

Depends how you learn. If you buy one and then go in blind, hitting it with hammers, then likely very many.

If you read a bunch of threads here while volunteering time at a local bike coop and...
06-25-15, 12:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By Wythnail

http://i.imgur.com/QUOnAs7.jpg ...

http://i.imgur.com/QUOnAs7.jpg

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

http://i.imgur.com/0BtoMNJ.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/5uYEpzy.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/hBYACGH.jpg
06-24-15, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By Wythnail

I finally have a Japanese bike! Lotus Eclair.

http://imgur.com/9FlHjMV
http://imgur.com/TE7drqX
http://imgur.com/4jkVCS2
http://imgur.com/QHd53yJ
http://imgur.com/fDZC1Dx

Been looking for a while and finally found a nice japanese bike for...
04-23-15, 08:36 PM
Replies: 24,555
Views: 2,186,199
Posted By Wythnail

Hell yeah mumonkan. I feel the same, haven't been...

Hell yeah mumonkan. I feel the same, haven't been riding too much, been busy opening a bar, but things are settling down and I cant wait to pedal my little legs off
04-23-15, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 381,884
Posted By Wythnail

Thanks! Viva Tejas

Thanks!

Viva Tejas
Forum: BMX
04-23-15, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,597
Posted By Wythnail

Husky Metric Long-Arm Hex Key Set...

Husky Metric Long-Arm Hex Key Set (13-Piece)-HLAHKM13PC - The Home Depot (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Husky-Metric-Long-Arm-Hex-Key-Set-13-Piece-HLAHKM13PC/202934894)

This will help. cheap, long...
Forum: BMX
04-23-15, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,549
Posted By Wythnail

holy hell, it even has a dice valve cap. great...

holy hell, it even has a dice valve cap. great find
Forum: BMX
04-23-15, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,332
Posted By Wythnail

looks like a 36 hole rear hub threaded for a cog...

looks like a 36 hole rear hub threaded for a cog or single freewheel on one side? :D (what do you mean what kind)

this is a confusing question. what do you mean.

Rebuild - the axle assembly is...
04-23-15, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24,555
Views: 2,186,199
Posted By Wythnail

Today I: got my ass dumped. so to distract...

Today I:

got my ass dumped. so to distract myself I tore apart and rebuilt my old mountain bike and drank beer. Now i have to go to work and Im tipsy.
04-23-15, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,150
Posted By Wythnail

as much as you may not want to, i think stripping...

as much as you may not want to, i think stripping the paint in the area is a must. if its a crack any repair would have to destroy the paint anyway, and it will let you know what you're dealing with....
04-23-15, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 381,884
Posted By Wythnail

Haven't seen an old fashioned 70's conversion in...

Haven't seen an old fashioned 70's conversion in a while, are they not cool anymore? (or were they ever?)

tear it apart y'all, what do you hate about it

Before:...
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By Wythnail

Thanks for the replies! I'll cross my fingers and...

Thanks for the replies! I'll cross my fingers and hope for craigslist to pull through. Ill leave you with some pictures, and wrk101, you were of course correct about the wheel size.
...
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By Wythnail

How do extreme sizes affect selling price

Hello appraisals!

I am currently trying to complete my first bike flip, and am having trouble deciding on what I want to ask as a starting point.

The bike is an 88 miyata fivetwelve, which I...
09-01-14, 02:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,084
Posted By Wythnail

I gather you're talking about the deep v rims. If...

I gather you're talking about the deep v rims. If so, finding a new set of rims that have the same exact diameter would be tricky, plus even if you found some, swapping the rim would be tantamount to...
09-01-14, 01:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By Wythnail

kilo tt on sale for 399 Save Up to 60% Off...

kilo tt on sale for 399

Save Up to 60% Off Kilo TT Fixie and Track Bikes | Single Speed Bikes | Mercier Bikes - Kilo TT Fixed Gear Singlespeed Fixie...
08-27-14, 09:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,275
Posted By Wythnail

I second that!

I second that!
08-27-14, 02:47 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,022
Posted By Wythnail

+1 for the peddler, really like them.

+1 for the peddler, really like them.
08-25-14, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By Wythnail

much easier to cut more than to lenthen spokes :D...

much easier to cut more than to lenthen spokes :D

I just ordered spokes (Danscomp) and messed up the ERD measurment, the spokes were 4-5 mm too long. local shop recut them with a phil cutter for 8...
08-25-14, 06:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,494
Posted By Wythnail

+1 on the cloth tape over what you have. Itll...

+1 on the cloth tape over what you have. Itll change the texture completely, is cheaper than almost anything else, and is a riskfree way of practicing wrapping bars.

I wrapped cloth over some...
08-25-14, 03:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,809
Posted By Wythnail

That sounds downright delish. I had crappy...

That sounds downright delish.

I had crappy delivery pizza last night. Still regretting it. Ill have to try that fresh pineapple thing. Maybe next pizza night ill do fresh pineapple, jalapeno, and...
08-24-14, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5,734
Views: 1,314,842
Posted By Wythnail

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmen...

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=401087&d=1408761844

That's a bike I can get behind. dang
08-24-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2,279
Views: 843,298
Posted By Wythnail

I'm normally not into cream tire, but that looks...

I'm normally not into cream tire, but that looks great Oddjob2!

About to look for fenders, the SKS have a nice low profile. decisions...
08-24-14, 02:53 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,022
Posted By Wythnail

I apologize. Was not trying to have a go at you,...

I apologize. Was not trying to have a go at you, or complain really at all. Thought I'd try and have some fun with the language you used in summarizing the gist by including "youth"as one of the...
08-24-14, 02:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,201
Posted By Wythnail

Wow you're really diving in! repaint and tube...

Wow you're really diving in! repaint and tube replacment, that's a show of commitment :) Are you going to stick with the brifters?
08-24-14, 02:00 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,022
Posted By Wythnail

Oh come on. I know you're a bunch of old farts,...

Oh come on. I know you're a bunch of old farts, but give my generation some credit, and lets not overgeneralize half the population as "bad"

Edit: this was meant in a light-hearted manner, but...
08-24-14, 01:58 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,022
Posted By Wythnail

I use my LBS like a bike specific hardware store....

I use my LBS like a bike specific hardware store. Not very lucrative for them, cones, ball bearings and ferrules don't cost all that much.. I usually try and buy something more pricey as well, just...
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By Wythnail

What about a brit flag on the downtube? gotta be...

What about a brit flag on the downtube? gotta be groovier, right?

401392
Replies: 8
Views: 4,515
Posted By Wythnail

Those are great parts. 2nd tier shimano stuff...

Those are great parts. 2nd tier shimano stuff right before the change to 8 spd, so one can argue that its some of the finest 7 speed gear you can get for a 126 spaced frame

Obviously it depends on...
08-21-14, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By Wythnail

You may be able to reattach it. You'd need a...

You may be able to reattach it. You'd need a chain tool though. The issue would be if a pin actually sheared apart, to reattach it the chain will be shorter than it used to be, which would mean...
08-21-14, 05:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,799
Posted By Wythnail

Vote for brown for me. Honey is too raw, I like...

Vote for brown for me. Honey is too raw, I like the aged brown look. Like an old wooden table.
08-21-14, 09:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,919
Posted By Wythnail

Here in austin its like a uniform. Neon imitation...

Here in austin its like a uniform. Neon imitation raybans everywhere. Theyre actually quite sensible. Dark, cheap, and stay on your head.

Maybe we should start a third sunglasses thread where you...
08-21-14, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By Wythnail

That actually IS the fixed cup. Cotterless...

That actually IS the fixed cup. Cotterless cranks, the frame is a 77 but the crankset is shimano600, so im guessing everything was replaced at some point. Its a low end fuji im overhauling to make...
08-21-14, 12:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 929
Posted By Wythnail

Wait is my ability to do math suspect? wouldn't...

Wait is my ability to do math suspect? wouldn't the shim need to be .1 and not .003-4? How'd you come up with that?

I've heard of cutting a strip of a beer/soda can as a shim, that seems pretty...
08-20-14, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By Wythnail

Good idea, thanks, will do!

Good idea, thanks, will do!
08-20-14, 11:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,531
Posted By Wythnail

Only my sweet 5 dollar tacky camo coloured yellow...

Only my sweet 5 dollar tacky camo coloured yellow reflective no name ones!

Seen here perched atop my equally sweet messenger bag
400681

Bet you didn't know you had a lurking hipster in here,...
08-20-14, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By Wythnail

Bearing surface wear question.

Yo yo yo everybody.

Went to service an old bottom bracket, and the fixed cup shows very slight "brinelling" (I don't know if that is a word or if it is spelled correctly).

Question is, in...
08-19-14, 10:00 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,361
Posted By Wythnail

I just want to know why someone painted over my...

I just want to know why someone painted over my raleigh pro with a hideous mustard and ketchup.

That mink blue and silver is my favorite paint job ever.
08-19-14, 01:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,983
Posted By Wythnail

^this is why I read this site every day, always...

^this is why I read this site every day, always stuff to learn when you least expect it, and usually pointed out clearly and kindly

Congrats on the build! Hope you enjoy riding it around
08-18-14, 11:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By Wythnail

How's the girlfriend gonna trust you to fix it...

How's the girlfriend gonna trust you to fix it yourself if her wheel fell off mid ride?
08-18-14, 11:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,119
Posted By Wythnail

Baby Trailer! although likley to be too...

Baby Trailer! although likley to be too expensive, maybe craigslist.
08-18-14, 11:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,837
Posted By Wythnail

haha, keep reading. sometimes its the tiny nugget...

haha, keep reading. sometimes its the tiny nugget of 3rd grade material that you haven't learned thatll hold you back.

first time I installed a front derailleur I didn't consider how high it...
08-18-14, 06:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,272
Posted By Wythnail

I actually just noticed this as well, :D I...

I actually just noticed this as well, :D

I fixed it by fiddling with it a couple more times, but I'm not sure that i did anything different. perhaps the strap was flipped over or something. Anyway...
08-18-14, 05:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,272
Posted By Wythnail

Looks like this: 400160 make a loop an push...

Looks like this:
400160
make a loop an push it through near side
400161
pull on inside part of new loop to drag the stitchd part through to the top
400162
400163
take that new loop, fold and...
08-18-14, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 959
Posted By Wythnail

Your concern about overlap makes sense to me...

Your concern about overlap makes sense to me dave. This may be one of those times you have to trade the non bike stuff for money, and trade the money for bike stuff.
08-18-14, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,479
Posted By Wythnail

I bought those hoods from ebay and tried for fit...

I bought those hoods from ebay and tried for fit them on my shimano 600 levers, BL - 6401. Did NOT fit. I trimmed the bottoms with a pocketknife, but the tops still ride up..

hoods and levers...
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