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04-03-13, 06:54 PM
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Posted By asherlighn

Sounds like a plan. Thanks very much! I was...

Sounds like a plan. Thanks very much! I was thinking this was going to be a much higher expense.
04-03-13, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By asherlighn

Cool, I did not know that. ... think you could...

Cool, I did not know that.
... think you could point me to directions on how to do that? Thanks!
04-03-13, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By asherlighn

Inexpensive Single Speed wheel for IRO Jamie Roy?

Good evening

So after putting my bikes away in storage for three years after college, I'm taking them out again and finding that I simply do not possess the stamina I used to have. And apparently...
08-15-10, 06:39 PM
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Posted By asherlighn

I really like this bike. Esp the brooks and the...

I really like this bike. Esp the brooks and the accessories that imply it is ridden for long periods of time.

Not a fan of the green color scheme, however ;)
08-15-10, 06:15 PM
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Posted By asherlighn

^^ Are you a giant?

^^ Are you a giant?
08-15-10, 05:39 PM
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Views: 947
Posted By asherlighn

You can get padded cycling underwear. ...

You can get padded cycling underwear.


Also This thread is fun.
08-15-10, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By asherlighn

Why does everything have to be a race issue?

Why does everything have to be a race issue?
08-14-10, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By asherlighn

Sheldon Brown's Single Speed Conversion Guide...

Sheldon Brown's Single Speed Conversion Guide (http://sheldonbrown.com/singlespeed.html)
The above will tell you how to do it for very little money.

or

Nashbar single speed conversion kit...
08-14-10, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 751
Posted By asherlighn

I have wondered this for years.

I have wondered this for years.
08-14-10, 04:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,148
Posted By asherlighn

lol @ seat height.

lol @ seat height.
08-14-10, 04:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,742
Posted By asherlighn

In winter when I use the stationary bikes at the...

In winter when I use the stationary bikes at the gym they say I am burning 450-530 calories an hour, iirc. That is with a constant cadence, so I would assume it would be about the same as riding a...
08-14-10, 03:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,296
Posted By asherlighn

I've abused the hell out of my carbon road bike...

I've abused the hell out of my carbon road bike (w/ a carbon fork) for years. It's so durable that it is my bike of choice when I am going some place that I have never been before. I've used it to...
08-14-10, 03:31 PM
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Views: 751
Posted By asherlighn

You people and your steel frames.

You people and your steel frames.
08-14-10, 03:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,280
Posted By asherlighn

If Im going for a long bike ride I wear a jersey...

If Im going for a long bike ride I wear a jersey and bike shorts. If Im just tooling around I wear a tshirt and cargo shorts over my bike shorts.

Im too much of a little baby to ride without my...
08-14-10, 03:19 PM
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Views: 2,118
Posted By asherlighn

Really nice deal. how long is that stem?

Really nice deal.

how long is that stem?
08-13-10, 01:08 PM
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Views: 4,882
Posted By asherlighn

Are they dropping the aluminum Langsters?

Are they dropping the aluminum Langsters?
08-13-10, 12:56 PM
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Views: 2,457
Posted By asherlighn

my opinion of this is summed up by the quote in...

my opinion of this is summed up by the quote in my sig
08-13-10, 12:50 PM
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Posted By asherlighn

Those PK Rippers look great! I think I kind of...

Those PK Rippers look great! I think I kind of want to get one and put Rainbow Bright stickers on it.
08-13-10, 12:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,058
Posted By asherlighn

Yeah, that would blow. Good thing I have a bunch...

Yeah, that would blow. Good thing I have a bunch of bikes ;)
08-13-10, 12:37 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 66,195
Posted By asherlighn

I believe it's a Jamie Roy. The white was...

I believe it's a Jamie Roy. The white was available for a little while. The Mark V tubing for the top/down tube is circular, the alu tubing for the Jamie Roys are not.
08-13-10, 12:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,503
Posted By asherlighn

I kind of like living in a place where people...

I kind of like living in a place where people think my fixed gear is just an overgrown BMX bike and they refer to my 27 speed road bike as a "10 speed".
08-12-10, 08:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,988
Posted By asherlighn

Only fight I have been in since grade school was...

Only fight I have been in since grade school was when I found someone screwing with my locked up bike. Pretty sure if I found someone doing this I'd have to try really hard not to hit him. Or I'd...
08-12-10, 08:22 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 66,195
Posted By asherlighn

My IRO Jamie Roy! ...

My IRO Jamie Roy!
http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c391/dexaline/0811001916.jpg

and in it's winter boots:
http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c391/dexaline/0114081752.jpg

Single best winter...
08-12-10, 08:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,058
Posted By asherlighn

This is the only good thing about being...

This is the only good thing about being unemployed. I can ride my bike for hours at a time during the day.
08-12-10, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,168
Posted By asherlighn

lol. I was all excited to get some Pearl Izumi...

lol. I was all excited to get some Pearl Izumi shorts for $14, but the only size they have is xxlarge. I don't think I'd ever want to see someone who needs an xxlarge in those shorts.
08-12-10, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By asherlighn

Im assuming that if you have the handlebar and...

Im assuming that if you have the handlebar and fork you are also getting a stem and headset out of the mix. If not, you will need to get a headset and stem.

As you are planning on making this a...
08-11-10, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By asherlighn

Hmmm. Maybe a Specialized Langster? Anyone know...

Hmmm. Maybe a Specialized Langster? Anyone know what size rear tire those can take?

Also the reason I like the IRO and recommend it to my friend is that it is essentially bomb proof. Does the...
08-11-10, 05:21 PM
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Posted By asherlighn

This is what it looks like in the summer ...

This is what it looks like in the summer

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c391/dexaline/0811001916.jpg

(my camera phone is pretty bad)
08-11-10, 02:02 PM
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Views: 4,937,034
Posted By asherlighn

After reading the BUI thread I have decided that...

After reading the BUI thread I have decided that I need to buy real lights and not just rock a headlamp! Just ordered the Ascent Commuter Light Set...
08-11-10, 01:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,279
Posted By asherlighn

I love your color scheme!

I love your color scheme!
08-11-10, 01:35 PM
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Posted By asherlighn

I think it's pretty. But considering that...

I think it's pretty.

But considering that 99% of Madison's sold won't ever be ridden on a track I don't get why they still put track drops on them. The double brakes make them even more...
08-11-10, 10:26 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 9,648
Posted By asherlighn

Im not disagreeing that most accidents are...

Im not disagreeing that most accidents are avoidable with good awareness, but you will probably hit the door with less force ;)
Also most states require bicycles to have brakes. It is not generally...
08-11-10, 10:22 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 9,648
Posted By asherlighn

lol no. I can ride brakeless. I just don't...

lol no. I can ride brakeless. I just don't because I enjoy being able to stop on a dime.
08-11-10, 10:17 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 9,648
Posted By asherlighn

Doesn't really matter how you feel about it. It's...

Doesn't really matter how you feel about it. It's simple physics, a front brake will stop you MUCH faster and in a shorter distance than a skid will.

There's really no reason to ride brakeless...
08-11-10, 10:11 AM
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Posted By asherlighn

Thanks, and I just might do that :)

Thanks, and I just might do that :)
08-10-10, 07:43 PM
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Posted By asherlighn

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c391/dexaline/01...

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c391/dexaline/0114081752.jpg

This is my IRO Jamie Roy wet up for winter. It is unfortunately too dark to take a new picture. Just imagine no fender and not...
08-10-10, 07:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,403
Posted By asherlighn

mmm time trially.

mmm time trially.
08-10-10, 06:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,808
Posted By asherlighn

I'll just leave this here: 164165

I'll just leave this here:

164165
08-10-10, 05:54 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,517
Posted By asherlighn

I haven't read this thread, but I know it is...

I haven't read this thread, but I know it is about pedal clips so I'm pretty sure the answer is Power Grips (http://powergrips.mrpbike.com/) :lol::lol:
08-10-10, 05:39 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 44,340
Posted By asherlighn

Sheldon Brown (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/)'s...

Sheldon Brown (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/)'s site has all you need to know. Gear's aren't that flummoxing. Though I have found that the mid level parts are nearly always easier to work on than the...
08-10-10, 05:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,162
Posted By asherlighn

Apparently the thing that makes drunk...

Apparently the thing that makes drunk walking/running more dangerous is that you are considerably less visible and typically less likely to obey street crossing laws.
08-10-10, 05:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,162
Posted By asherlighn

You are more likely to hurt yourself while drunk...

You are more likely to hurt yourself while drunk biking than while drunk driving - or at least that's what the Freakonomics guys say.

Regardless, I use my bike to get home from the bar/parties...
08-10-10, 04:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,403
Posted By asherlighn

I'm guessing it's where you put the front...

I'm guessing it's where you put the front derailleur.
08-10-10, 04:49 PM
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Views: 44,340
Posted By asherlighn

They are my favorite bang around tire.

They are my favorite bang around tire.
08-10-10, 03:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,403
Posted By asherlighn

What size is that?

What size is that?
08-10-10, 03:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,003
Posted By asherlighn

This sounds fun.

This sounds fun.
08-10-10, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By asherlighn

Kind of want aluminum because it isnt quite as...

Kind of want aluminum because it isnt quite as susceptible to corrosion from the road salt as steel is.

I don't actually know the exact specifics regarding corrosion resistance but, empirically,...
08-10-10, 02:53 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 44,340
Posted By asherlighn

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c391/dexaline/08...

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c391/dexaline/0810001644.jpg

What to do with the old racing frame? Make a neat commuter!
All Shimano 600 stuff with a bunch of parts I didn't put on my other...
08-10-10, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By asherlighn

IRO Jamie Roy's no longer available? Need something like it.

A friend of mine wants a fixed gear that is like my Jamie Roy (alum with good tire clearance so it can be used in snow). But I just went to the IRO site and it looks like they don't make them...
08-10-10, 02:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,545
Posted By asherlighn

Looks badass. You got some nasty climbs in your...

Looks badass. You got some nasty climbs in your commute?
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