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07-20-06, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By mattonabike

check out kansai flea market (http://www.kfm.to/)...

check out kansai flea market (http://www.kfm.to/) or do a search for jobs in japan. if you went to college and speak english, you can easily make $28,000US. but be sure you're living IN a big city....
07-19-06, 01:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 491
Posted By mattonabike

or, if you live near the ross island bridge, you...

or, if you live near the ross island bridge, you can say you're from brooklyn. . .
07-05-06, 12:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By mattonabike

anyone seen anything from 2005? it was fun, and...

anyone seen anything from 2005? it was fun, and i've yet to hear if there'll be a 2006 or not.
06-23-06, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By mattonabike

i think people aren't posting because all they...

i think people aren't posting because all they would say is "use the search option." anyway, it seems like a lot of people are riding mark vs and jamie roys. haven't heard much on the rob roy...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-16-06, 12:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 755
Posted By mattonabike

i don't have anything to contribute on this...

i don't have anything to contribute on this subject. still, i'm interested in framebuilding and must say that this thread has been very explanatory and helpful. it's been very positive and...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-06, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By mattonabike

the search option is down on bike forums, so i'll...

the search option is down on bike forums, so i'll go ahead and ask.

the bike school page seems to point towards oxy-acetylene cutting, welding and brazing. now, it seems like people are pointing...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-06, 01:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,535
Posted By mattonabike

what's the story on this? are these the...

what's the story on this?

are these the kinda classes for those of us who've never worked with metal?
06-04-06, 11:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,189
Posted By mattonabike

everyone is always rep'ping the mark v. but what...

everyone is always rep'ping the mark v. but what about the iro jamie roy? i was under the impression that a JR was a bit better suited for a commuting FG/SS newcomer. no?
Replies: 21
Views: 659
Posted By mattonabike

touche.

touche.
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By mattonabike

eh. thanks for the info. i still might try to...

eh. thanks for the info. i still might try to swing by and check it out. i'll bring a friend with better japanese than mine and see if we can make any progress.

ganbarremasho!
05-30-06, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By mattonabike

i see. thanks.

i see. thanks.
05-29-06, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By mattonabike

removing deralieurs to make SS out of road

i'm in japan, and i'm broke. so, i'm not gonna take my bike to an expensive shop, and i'm not about to buy tools/find spacers, etc.

both my front and rear deralieurs are a bit FUBAR, so i'm...
Replies: 21
Views: 659
Posted By mattonabike

the encino velodrome is down the street from a...

the encino velodrome is down the street from a trader joe's. it's GOTTA get points for that.
05-15-06, 11:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,506
Posted By mattonabike

i've had a a cruiser spraypainted on my cordura...

i've had a a cruiser spraypainted on my cordura timbuk2 for a few years now. it's lasted through rain and sun. i've been hesitant to sew anything through the flap, so as not to bother its...
05-12-06, 12:42 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,795
Posted By mattonabike

i dunno if it's the utter blackness or the...

i dunno if it's the utter blackness or the combination of it in front of all that concrete, but the more pictures i see of iros, the more i want one. i might have to bump up the date i order my...
04-25-06, 07:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,127
Posted By mattonabike

ahh, yes. sorry. it's a been a while. that...

ahh, yes. sorry. it's a been a while. that springwater trail is pretty nice. also, it's a good idea to take the north side of the bridge both ways. no sidewalk and a single, narrow, lane on the...
04-25-06, 07:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,127
Posted By mattonabike

just head on macadam towards the sellwood bridge....

just head on macadam towards the sellwood bridge. it's just across the street, so you can't miss it. it's called riverview, i think. huge and pretty steep. also, super-dark at night. there are...
04-25-06, 06:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,127
Posted By mattonabike

take a ride up that cemetary (from macadam). ...

take a ride up that cemetary (from macadam). when i lived up there, i used to see a guy barrelling up on his fixie. lots of curves and headstones. then you can cruise down (maybe with a front...
04-24-06, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,108
Posted By mattonabike

with me riding it over the last three years, it's...

with me riding it over the last three years, it's had numerous collisions with asphalt and otherwise. i guess, it's possible that the frame is the issue.

as for the grindy noise, it seems to...
04-24-06, 12:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,108
Posted By mattonabike

i've got an old-old zebra kenko (goldensport). ...

i've got an old-old zebra kenko (goldensport). made in japan sometime during the paleolithic era.
when i tried to replace the stem last year, not a single shop in portland had anything that would...
04-23-06, 10:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,108
Posted By mattonabike

bent my bottom bracket?

when i pedal, the cogs on the front rotate on a crooked axis. the teeth move away from the frame at the top and closer to the frame at the bottom. i also get a horrible metal-on-metal rubbing...
04-20-06, 06:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 706
Posted By mattonabike

wait. hung far low is gone?!!!?!? what will...

wait. hung far low is gone?!!!?!? what will tourists take pictures of when they go to chinatown? the homeless guys?
04-20-06, 06:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,039
Posted By mattonabike

i missed out on that trip to the factory during...

i missed out on that trip to the factory during kyotoloco. while most people brought bikes from the states, i was the idiot who didn't bring his bike from only an hour away. . .

thanks for the...
04-20-06, 12:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,039
Posted By mattonabike

i've looked a couple times when i've been in the...

i've looked a couple times when i've been in the city, and i have yet to find it. i guess i've gotta practice my 日本語 and get some good directions.

if i have any luck, i'll post it and maybe i can...
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By mattonabike

finding the keirin factory in kyoto

has anyone who's been to japan had luck finding the kerin/ganwel pro factory in kyoto? i hear they've got great deals on track frames with paint chips. something like 50 bucks.
04-19-06, 08:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,039
Posted By mattonabike

finding the keirin factory in kyoto

has anyone who's been to japan had luck finding the kerin/ganwel pro factory in kyoto? i hear they've got great deals on track frames with paint chips. something like 50 bucks.
04-19-06, 01:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,271
Posted By mattonabike

the saying is actually "one less car." not "one...

the saying is actually "one less car." not "one less bike."

sorry for your loss.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-06, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By mattonabike

i've got bullhorns with bar-end shifters and...

i've got bullhorns with bar-end shifters and backwards brake levers. i've had no problems with handling. still, my positioning occasionally makes the front-end feel a lot lighter than it did with...
04-14-06, 01:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,665
Posted By mattonabike

if you can find a bagjack bag anywhere, they're...

if you can find a bagjack bag anywhere, they're pretty cool. the site might only be in german though.
http://www.bagjack.com/site.html

reload are also nice.
http://reloadbags.com/
04-13-06, 01:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 783
Posted By mattonabike

or, you could just lend some assistance and not...

or, you could just lend some assistance and not be a tool. . .

recommendations on brakes and levers from anyone would be much appreciated.

thanks in advance.
04-13-06, 01:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 783
Posted By mattonabike

at least i can admit my roots. still, i've grown...

at least i can admit my roots. still, i've grown up.
04-13-06, 12:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 783
Posted By mattonabike

brake recommendations

i'm gonna have IRO build me a new flip-flop jamie roy in a little while. of course, i'd hate for all of you to label me a useless 'posenger,' so i'm gonna do some work myself.

what kinda brakes...
04-03-06, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By mattonabike

building a flip-flop with IRO frame

it seems like the majority of people in bikeforums are all for an iro cycles frame. does anyone have experience using a mark v or a jamie roy to build a flip-flop, single-speed-fixie? both have...
04-03-06, 11:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 201
Posted By mattonabike

building a flip-flop with IRO frame

it seems like the majority of people in bikeforums are all for an iro cycles frame. does anyone have experience using a mark v or a jamie roy to build a flip-flop, single-speed-fixie? both have...
01-03-06, 11:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By mattonabike

also, anyone heard of a flip-flop hub with fixed...

also, anyone heard of a flip-flop hub with fixed on one side and free-wheel on the other?
01-03-06, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By mattonabike

building a fixie

i moved to japan about six months ago. and, since the roads are flat and i'm sick of adjusting my derailer, i've chosen to build a fixed-gear. actually, i'm looking to build something with a...
Forum: Introductions
01-03-06, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By mattonabike

fastest bike in nagahama, japan!

actually, the bike i shipped from portland has been falling apart recently. i think it's time to retire it. fixed-gears, here i come!
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