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01-14-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By mumblesmumbles

I thought you moved on to the roadie forum after...

I thought you moved on to the roadie forum after you got your last bike stolen?
01-04-11, 11:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Love time atac's. Reliable, easy click in and...

Love time atac's. Reliable, easy click in and never popped out even on the lowest setting.

I don't do fat skiddz and mad bar spinzz or what ever you kids do these dayz (is that right) but 90% of...
11-22-10, 03:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,676
Posted By mumblesmumbles

I don't quite understand how the "tensioners" on...

I don't quite understand how the "tensioners" on the casserole work with regards to SSFG.

Are they only there to support the use of a derailleur?
10-15-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,944
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Makes diagnosing your flats easier for one.

Makes diagnosing your flats easier for one.
10-06-10, 01:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,477
Posted By mumblesmumbles

I don't know. I spotted this one on Sunday...

I don't know.

I spotted this one on Sunday and it was pretty true for as old as it is.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4090/5057439127_262c316465.jpg
08-31-10, 01:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,214
Posted By mumblesmumbles

If you're really an engineering student and have...

If you're really an engineering student and have done the things you say yet can't come up with a basic hub design using CAD software then you should rethink your major.

Edit:

With the...
08-25-10, 03:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,005
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Good to hear. I'm thinking of throwing my '66...

Good to hear. I'm thinking of throwing my '66 Suzuki T20 on the market.
08-19-10, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By mumblesmumbles

My plastic Brooks squeaks and I'm proud of it.

My plastic Brooks squeaks and I'm proud of it.
08-06-10, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,050
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Hasn't there been ongoing issues with too many...

Hasn't there been ongoing issues with too many bikes and not enough space?
08-06-10, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By mumblesmumbles

If you wear all black and want to run a murdered...

If you wear all black and want to run a murdered out bike you must mount a crow to the handlebars.
08-06-10, 05:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,181
Posted By mumblesmumbles

I use this Topeak stand in our one bedroom...

I use this Topeak stand in our one bedroom apartment. It's bit more pricey than the ones that lean against the wall but it's very secure with minimal foot print.
...
08-04-10, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,986
Posted By mumblesmumbles

No, it's totally acceptable. I had a frame...

No, it's totally acceptable. I had a frame builder do it to my Raleigh. He used a professional grinder and it only took seconds. Just make sure you file the bottom part of the dropout so that the...
08-03-10, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Put in for two. And if you don't make the...

Put in for two.

And if you don't make the quota just keep the cash. Put it towards the next youngsters travel expenses.
07-28-10, 05:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,903
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Everyone with a brain knows that black is faster...

Everyone with a brain knows that black is faster as it absorbs more heat therefore making the air around it thinner and reducing drag.
07-28-10, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,807
Posted By mumblesmumbles

I tried this back in March | April while visting...

I tried this back in March | April while visting Italy.

First off you'll have to deal with the VAT on your purchase. If you buy anything over a couple hundred Euro you can get the VAT back when...
07-21-10, 06:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,841
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Cold makes metal contract. Heat expands. ...

Cold makes metal contract.

Heat expands.

Not to nitpick or anything.
07-09-10, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Richmond district in SF or Richmond the city in...

Richmond district in SF or Richmond the city in the East Bay?
06-18-10, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Having never tried out a shoe with a ratchet, I'd...

Having never tried out a shoe with a ratchet, I'd assume there's hard(er) material around the ankle area to prevent hot spots from the ratchet clamp down?
06-18-10, 12:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,437
Posted By mumblesmumbles

I'm saving up for the bearing porn thread. ...

I'm saving up for the bearing porn thread.

You guys won't believe how smooth and shiny my balls are.
06-09-10, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Wiggle is a route, not a procedure. Please...

Wiggle is a route, not a procedure.

Please run breaks. Bring a helmet. It's just smart.
06-08-10, 12:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 673
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Who is not Kevin Bacon.

Who is not Kevin Bacon.
04-13-10, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,183
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Not that it matters at this point since you'll be...

Not that it matters at this point since you'll be using fabric glue, but you won't melt the liner through the exterior nylon with a typical clothes iron. At worst you might slightly shrink the area...
03-18-10, 03:01 PM
03-18-10, 02:55 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 10,306
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Hmmm. The SF store is right around the corner...

Hmmm. The SF store is right around the corner from my work and I have a pair of beat Chucks under my desk...
03-13-10, 05:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,456
Posted By mumblesmumbles

but... ...

but...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2697/4430708982_64fe9a7275_o.jpg
03-11-10, 07:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,701
Posted By mumblesmumbles

But can I get a white belt to match my pants belt...

But can I get a white belt to match my pants belt and glasses?
03-11-10, 06:55 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,784
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Not really. And as an older dude with developing...

Not really. And as an older dude with developing back and shoulder issues I find my backpack distributes weight much better than my messenger bags. That's more important to me than a slightly cooler...
02-25-10, 11:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,183
Posted By mumblesmumbles

More like Kittenwar ...

More like Kittenwar

http://www.dailykitten.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/08/51hvfvmtctl_ss400_.jpg
02-21-10, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By mumblesmumbles

First thing that popped into my head was the...

First thing that popped into my head was the Eagles "Witchy Woman".

wooo hooo fixie woman, see how slow she riiiides
02-02-10, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,239
Posted By mumblesmumbles

I don't own a car so I ride rain or shine. While...

I don't own a car so I ride rain or shine. While a roll top would be best -- especially if you're carrying stuff that will stick out of your compartment -- I've never had a problem with my Warsaw...
01-27-10, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Dude's taking the Megabus. If you're taking...

Dude's taking the Megabus. If you're taking Megabus you won't be dropping $1200 on a Sci'con Aerotech Evolution case.
01-21-10, 03:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,858
Posted By mumblesmumbles

It depends on what area you're in. There are...

It depends on what area you're in. There are plenty of garages in the financial district but parking is expensive ($8 - $20 per day depending on the lot, location, etc.). Most street parking is...
01-05-10, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,565
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Well, all things in moderation and what not. I'll...

Well, all things in moderation and what not. I'll resist for moderate speed corrections but I'm too damn old to be locking up my legs for omgmadskidz. Everyone eventually learns their breaking point.
12-10-09, 01:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,583
Posted By mumblesmumbles

How about a 30 day self imposed exile to the...

How about a 30 day self imposed exile to the recumbent forum? Plenty of time to grow a beard and fat belly. Maybe when you get back you can start a new fad in the SSFG: orange flags.
12-10-09, 12:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,583
Posted By mumblesmumbles

mechanized cat ...

mechanized cat
http://cache-foo-06.gawkerassets.com/gawker/assets/images/8/2009/12/500x_gerald.jpg
12-07-09, 03:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,993
Posted By mumblesmumbles

But the upside would be a glowing frame so you...

But the upside would be a glowing frame so you wouldn't have to run lights and ruin the clean lines of the bike.
12-03-09, 03:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,399
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Cat thread! ...

Cat thread!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bmhjf0rke8
11-11-09, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By mumblesmumbles

I call it Leaderhosen.

I call it Leaderhosen.
11-05-09, 10:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 731
Posted By mumblesmumbles

I was expecting a kissing cousin thread. ...

I was expecting a kissing cousin thread.

Thanks for the let down.
11-04-09, 09:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,979
Posted By mumblesmumbles

1. Lay low 2. Take notes 3. Write a...

1. Lay low
2. Take notes
3. Write a screenplay
4. Sit on it for 20 years
5. Profit!
10-30-09, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 603
Posted By mumblesmumbles

It's not just failure but getting each side of...

It's not just failure but getting each side of the dropout even so that the wheel stays straight. In the rear it's not much of an issue as you take material off from the bottom of the drop.
10-30-09, 04:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,878
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Two hours? Where are you commuting to?

Two hours? Where are you commuting to?
10-28-09, 08:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,403
Posted By mumblesmumbles

I wouldn't really call it a laptop pouch, maybe a...

I wouldn't really call it a laptop pouch, maybe a net book pouch. It's not padded so you'll still need a sleeve and not deep enough to hold a sleeved 15" MBP and still close.
...
10-28-09, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By mumblesmumbles

I rode a 40 pound single speed cruiser in SF for...

I rode a 40 pound single speed cruiser in SF for years. It's doable but there are parts of the city that you'll most likely just have to get off and walk it (Telegraph Hill, Russian Hill, etc)
...
10-28-09, 03:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,505
Posted By mumblesmumbles

While I'm all for the rights of individuals and...

While I'm all for the rights of individuals and government out of my life, it's the law. Don't like it? Go fight it, but don't come and complain when you get a ticket.

And for what it's worth,...
10-27-09, 06:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,022
Posted By mumblesmumbles

Figured it would be different than arguing about...

Figured it would be different than arguing about brakes/breaks, foot retention, licensing, cats, helmets, etc.



According to IMDB: A love story set in a city where people are slowly losing...
10-27-09, 05:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,022
Posted By mumblesmumbles

But I still don't see your point as to why it...

But I still don't see your point as to why it should be a four dollar sign frame. To me a four dollar sign frame would be the same steel, full lugs, custom fit, custom paint and or chrome.

$700...
10-27-09, 05:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,022
Posted By mumblesmumbles

You're comparing apples to oranges. A $300...

You're comparing apples to oranges.

A $300 complete is in a completely different category than a Gorilla frame build up.

Sure, they'll both get you from point A to B but the quality and...
10-27-09, 03:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,022
Posted By mumblesmumbles

For a $700 frame I'd drop it back down to two...

For a $700 frame I'd drop it back down to two dollar signs.
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