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10-26-06, 02:40 PM
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Posted By summerinside

Good times

Good times
10-25-06, 09:03 AM
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Posted By summerinside

I used to have an instigator myself (until i...

I used to have an instigator myself (until i upgraded to the Karate Monkey, see the previous page for the photo). It's the "Junk Saver" top tube and if you're rocking a really tall suspension fork...
10-24-06, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By summerinside

I've got 2 other stems that might make an...

I've got 2 other stems that might make an appearance on this bike (because the DH stem is a little out of control). That said, it's in the "dial the fit in" stageuntil i find a stem...
10-24-06, 04:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,450
Posted By summerinside

that's why I'm down with SURLY! a frame for...

that's why I'm down with SURLY!

a frame for just about anything you need, solidly built steel, and cheap enough so you dont have to worry about it when you ride them.
10-24-06, 04:14 PM
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Posted By summerinside

Very nice... riding the dirt is a good time.

Very nice... riding the dirt is a good time.
10-23-06, 10:23 PM
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Posted By summerinside

Creepy to watch robots build bicycles. Also...

Creepy to watch robots build bicycles. Also suspect that nowhere in the video did bicycle assembly include anything that looked like grease. but really cool video.
10-23-06, 04:56 PM
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Posted By summerinside

it's actually fair-sized for a SS MTB - I'm...

it's actually fair-sized for a SS MTB - I'm running a 34x18 which with those tires is fairly steep. (but like the seat, the chainring looks tiny compared to the wheels)
...
10-23-06, 03:34 PM
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Posted By summerinside

I've heard the same issues but if you actually...

I've heard the same issues but if you actually tighten the axle correctly it's been treating me like a champ since I picked it up. I had installed it on my Instigator origionally, and have re-ziped...
10-23-06, 02:15 PM
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Posted By summerinside

Speaking of motorcross, I just finished building...

Speaking of motorcross, I just finished building up my new karate monkey this weekend. Thought I'd hit the forum with some pics:

http://static.flickr.com/94/274841031_9c75bdc873_b.jpg
...
10-23-06, 12:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By summerinside

/\/\ ...soon enough! and for the record,...

/\/\ ...soon enough!

and for the record, I'm 6'2 and I bought the 20" frame. It's a perfect fit for me with the Shiver that's on it, but if I ever wanted to try converting it over into more of a...
10-23-06, 12:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By summerinside

My new Karate Monkey

I just finished building up my new karate monkey this weekend. Thought I'd hit the forum with some pics:

http://static.flickr.com/94/274841031_9c75bdc873_b.jpg
...
10-22-06, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 242,295
Posted By summerinside

HighPants it totally lying there. His bag is...

HighPants it totally lying there. His bag is actually a looker - the kind that you don't see every day.
10-18-06, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 242,295
Posted By summerinside

yeah, and to top it off, the above dish is a cold...

yeah, and to top it off, the above dish is a cold Calimari and Lobster salad. Anytime that much seafood talks to you, you KNOW it's a trap.

(and speaking of going out for a bike ride for fresh...
10-17-06, 10:51 AM
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Views: 242,295
Posted By summerinside

http://www2.47ronin.com:8080/fark/ackbar.jpg

http://www2.47ronin.com:8080/fark/ackbar.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-06, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By summerinside

IMHO, it's easier to change a tire with track...

IMHO, it's easier to change a tire with track ends. For one, you can play with the chainstay length to snug your tire as close to the seat tube as possible depending on tire width. A second reason...
09-29-06, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By summerinside

um, those rims are silver. If you want white...

um, those rims are silver. If you want white rims but not velocities, time to take yours to the powdercoater.
09-28-06, 03:33 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,669
Posted By summerinside

I dont know if i have anything to add, other than...

I dont know if i have anything to add, other than my avatar. So here it is!
09-26-06, 10:08 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,830
Posted By summerinside

basicly the problem with the Spinergy wheels is...

basicly the problem with the Spinergy wheels is that they fail, and when they fail it's massive. If a spoke breaks on a 32 spoke wheel, you've still 31 spokes to carry the load of the wheel. when a...
09-21-06, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By summerinside

Looks awesome - if anyone's looking for more...

Looks awesome - if anyone's looking for more STHLM pics, the surly blog (http://www.surlybikes.com/surlyblog.html) has photos of the SSWC from this summer as well.
09-19-06, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By summerinside

I'm going to vote for the steamroller. Like a...

I'm going to vote for the steamroller. Like a previous poster said "if you take your bike to the track"

...

This is a guess, but I'm betting that the bike will see 99.99% use on the street,...
09-18-06, 09:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,247
Posted By summerinside

sweet conversion for you... ...

sweet conversion for you...
http://www.geocities.com/patchnpuki/other/superbike.jpg
09-18-06, 09:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,247
Posted By summerinside

more photos: ...

more photos:
http://www.canosoarus.com/08LSRbicycle/Bicycle%20Images/John%20BkStand.JPG

http://www.canosoarus.com/08LSRbicycle/Bicycle%20Images/152%20in%20tow.JPG
...
09-15-06, 12:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,057
Posted By summerinside

sure, 32 is fine. One of my nicer wheel builds...

sure, 32 is fine. One of my nicer wheel builds (phills to white deepVs) is only a 32 spoke. That said, at 6'2" when I'm sprinting I can flex those wheels something fierce.
09-14-06, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,057
Posted By summerinside

or Keirin riders or tall people. ...but alot...

or Keirin riders or tall people.

...but alot of people here are midgets, so I can't hold it against you. ;)
09-14-06, 04:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,299
Posted By summerinside

time for some Ted Shred action running a...

time for some Ted Shred action running a freewheel with no brakes.
09-08-06, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By summerinside

people make 39's all the time - that's a fairly...

people make 39's all the time - that's a fairly normal chainring for ss MTB or cyclocross
09-06-06, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By summerinside

hrm, don't you mean... ...

hrm, don't you mean...

http://www.andrewgruhn.com/bikePhotos/fabian_jumps_the_shark.jpg
08-30-06, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
Posted By summerinside

http://www.andrewgruhn.com/bikePhotos/crosscheck.j...

http://www.andrewgruhn.com/bikePhotos/crosscheck.jpg

The other thing that's rad about the crosscheck is that you can fit HUGE tires on it - Here's a photo of mine when i was rocking 700x43s (which...
08-30-06, 09:56 AM
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Views: 187,104
Posted By summerinside

I'm down with the tats, but the plastic beer...

I'm down with the tats, but the plastic beer cup?!?
08-29-06, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By summerinside

um, let me see..... a Level Frame (cant...

um, let me see.....

a Level Frame (cant believe you guys mised that one!) and a #23 piece of paper.

(now we're almost there)
08-29-06, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By summerinside

I was just in Dallas this spring and that is...

I was just in Dallas this spring and that is hands down the least bike-friendly city I've ever seen.

(but to be fair, they sold cold 16oz PBR singles at every gas station I stopped at)
Forum: Foo
08-25-06, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 761
Posted By summerinside

(that said, i've designed a full team kit before,...

(that said, i've designed a full team kit before, and would hapilly show you my portfolio to be fairly evaluated for the design job). ;)
Forum: Foo
08-25-06, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 761
Posted By summerinside

um, it's cool that you want to have a designer...

um, it's cool that you want to have a designer design you a jersey, but I have to eat, pay my mortgage, buy bikes, and occasionally get out with my girlfriend - all funded on my skills as a designer....
08-24-06, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 128,041
Posted By summerinside

...makes trackstands look really pitiful.

...makes trackstands look really pitiful.
08-17-06, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By summerinside

of the bikes you should be looking at (the nicer...

of the bikes you should be looking at (the nicer bikes formerly sold in America designed by Grant P.) the initials at the begining and the number at the end. for the initials, they go as follows:...
08-08-06, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By summerinside

Park is great, but I wish they'd improve their...

Park is great, but I wish they'd improve their tire levers (awful plastic that bends goofy) and their lockring tool (ugh, it's awful).

so, Park, if you're listening, keep up the good work (and...
08-07-06, 06:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,439
Posted By summerinside

Ireland: ...

Ireland:
http://www.lanephotography.com/newfoundland_swimwear/irish_flag/irish_flag_swimwear_02.jpg

Mexico:
http://www.biker-leather.com/graphics/leather_MJ274_3.jpg
08-06-06, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 667
Posted By summerinside

this thread is useless without photos...

this thread is useless without photos...
08-04-06, 03:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,322
Posted By summerinside

:rolleyes: um, you could just leave your...

:rolleyes: um, you could just leave your messenger bag at home and that'd bring you down 20-30lbs. If I were you that's where I'd start
08-04-06, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,245
Posted By summerinside

It's because they already made bikes called...

It's because they already made bikes called "Bridgestone" but now americans think Bridgestone's are tires for cars.
08-04-06, 03:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,423
Posted By summerinside

http://thirdrate.com/misc/crash/1.jpg ...

http://thirdrate.com/misc/crash/1.jpg
http://thirdrate.com/misc/crash/2.jpg
http://thirdrate.com/misc/crash/3.jpg
http://thirdrate.com/misc/crash/4.jpg
http://thirdrate.com/misc/crash/5.jpg...
08-03-06, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,533
Posted By summerinside

why out of the box? what made you double think...

why out of the box? what made you double think the Surly idea?

(you can get built up Karate Monkeys off ebay for a serious steal)
08-03-06, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 128,041
Posted By summerinside

cool, but watching someone trackstand for that...

cool, but watching someone trackstand for that long get's fairly anti-climactic.
08-03-06, 10:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,423
Posted By summerinside

http://www.maceng.com/images/pcc_bike_crash.JPG ...

http://www.maceng.com/images/pcc_bike_crash.JPG

http://www.winterthur.com/wildhaus_2004_bike_van.jpg

http://www.gone2trials.250x.com/_framed/250x/gone2trials/event_files/Crash.jpg
...
08-02-06, 12:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,423
Posted By summerinside

http://www.*****s.com/content/795777.1.jpg ...

http://www.*****s.com/content/795777.1.jpg

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y72/taunwe/psycho.gif

http://www.clicmusic.be/images/Schell_Annegarn_FaceSmile_jpg.jpg
08-02-06, 12:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,423
Posted By summerinside

the irony is CRUSHING

the irony is CRUSHING
08-02-06, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By summerinside

hrm... or maybe try posting to RI craigslist and...

hrm... or maybe try posting to RI craigslist and see if there's someone heading toward NY around when you'd want that's got a car - maybe kick them some ga$ or something?
08-01-06, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By summerinside

I'm down that you were wearing 2 sets of glasses....

I'm down that you were wearing 2 sets of glasses. looks intense! (and good job on the frame!)
08-01-06, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By summerinside

HAIRSPRAY - nice and wet to get em on and it...

HAIRSPRAY - nice and wet to get em on and it dries sticky.
08-01-06, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By summerinside

RIPTA! the only state with state-wide public...

RIPTA! the only state with state-wide public transportation!

or ride there, it's not that far.

edit: oh, you're trying to get to RI... since the MEGABUS hasn't reached the east coast yet,...
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