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07-27-09, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,268
Posted By devilshaircut

If you want Vittoria, go with the Randonneurs....

If you want Vittoria, go with the Randonneurs. The Gran Comp SS tires seem to wear quickly.
07-10-09, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By devilshaircut

Interesting photo set. With a background in ID,...

Interesting photo set. With a background in ID, it's always interesting to me to see fabrication plants for different products.

I wish I could paint things like that btw. Looks so fast, easy, and...
07-10-09, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By devilshaircut

Oi. Sorry. I just went EFF when my friend linked...

Oi. Sorry. I just went EFF when my friend linked me this today on Facebook. Had to have some kind of outlet. :(

Some mod please delete this.
07-10-09, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By devilshaircut

If this doesn't make you go :( then I don't know what will.

Not sure if this has been posted yet, but a quick search for "Urban Outfitters" revealed no threads. Notice the bike brand, btw.
...
07-01-09, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,898
Posted By devilshaircut

I doubt it would result in any catastrophic...

I doubt it would result in any catastrophic failures ... I have 2 old bikes with some dings (steel though) and they ride the same as they were prior to the dent(s). They are old frames too (so...
07-01-09, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By devilshaircut

That's about 78 GI. Perhaps that is high for some...

That's about 78 GI. Perhaps that is high for some people, but you are in what is generally considered an acceptable range for street riding.
07-01-09, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,090
Posted By devilshaircut

I wonder if it is such a problem there that they...

I wonder if it is such a problem there that they had to outlaw it, or if it is just one of those media frenzy things.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-09, 01:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,946
Posted By devilshaircut

He should have just let it all hang out.

He should have just let it all hang out.
06-24-09, 01:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,619
Posted By devilshaircut

48:18 is too low for track racing. If you are...

48:18 is too low for track racing. If you are working on your spin though, that is fine. But that *is* low for the track in a race.

Is it "tough" to run a large gear? I beg to differ. IMO, it is...
06-24-09, 12:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,619
Posted By devilshaircut

With your ratio, you also only have 1 skid patch....

With your ratio, you also only have 1 skid patch. I recommend 46:16 ... most people seem to like that. It is about 77 GI which is pretty reasonable.
06-24-09, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By devilshaircut

^ That'd make too much sense.

^ That'd make too much sense.
06-23-09, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,299
Posted By devilshaircut

Uncircumcised.

Uncircumcised.
06-23-09, 02:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,299
Posted By devilshaircut

http://i161.photobucket.com/albums/t216/familybrot...

http://i161.photobucket.com/albums/t216/familybrothers3/P1020823.jpg

Best effort.
06-23-09, 02:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 909
Posted By devilshaircut

$50, not bad.

$50, not bad.
06-23-09, 11:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,880
Posted By devilshaircut

131 miles of climbing. UGH.

131 miles of climbing. UGH.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-09, 09:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,200
Posted By devilshaircut

^ Think the OP was looking for a general...

^ Think the OP was looking for a general direction to look before trying shoes. Price, quality, etc.
06-23-09, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 832
Posted By devilshaircut

I thought girlfriends were there to make guys...

I thought girlfriends were there to make guys unhappy.

Wait, is this an emo thread?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-09, 08:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,946
Posted By devilshaircut

^ Dude was like 6'5" and looks short in that pic....

^ Dude was like 6'5" and looks short in that pic. :|
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-09, 08:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,200
Posted By devilshaircut

I also curious as to the answer to this question....

I also curious as to the answer to this question. I just bought some of these as well.
06-23-09, 07:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,743
Posted By devilshaircut

I don't have an opinion of celebrity athletes...

I don't have an opinion of celebrity athletes usually, but I prefer to like Lance Armstrong simply because most people who holler at me while I am riding call me "Lance" (strange coz I am never even...
06-23-09, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By devilshaircut

I don't know much about bike-related medical...

I don't know much about bike-related medical problems but I do think it's possible you might be pushing too high a gear. You say you aren't mashing ... but if you need to get out of the saddle to...
06-23-09, 07:46 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,397
Posted By devilshaircut

Hah. I admit though I do like scissor doors. :(

Hah. I admit though I do like scissor doors. :(
06-23-09, 07:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 158,993
Posted By devilshaircut

I believe so.

I believe so.
06-23-09, 07:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,720
Posted By devilshaircut

I have that stem from the Obey on my beater bike,...

I have that stem from the Obey on my beater bike, cept, I got it off an SE Premium Brew. It's nice.
06-23-09, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,500,700
Posted By devilshaircut

I see you have opted for the kitten seat cover,...

I see you have opted for the kitten seat cover, mud guard, and lock. Very tarck indeed.
06-22-09, 03:43 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,397
Posted By devilshaircut

Me too. My friends think it's outrageous, but...

Me too. My friends think it's outrageous, but it's way less than the average person spends on a car monthly.
06-22-09, 03:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,340
Posted By devilshaircut

Doesn't that kind of go without saying?

Doesn't that kind of go without saying?
06-22-09, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By devilshaircut

Isn't that where Joe Biden is from? He made it...

Isn't that where Joe Biden is from? He made it sound like a ****hole from what I remember. Which mean's it's probably a decent place to live.

Seriously though, sucks you were the only cyclist to...
06-22-09, 02:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,880
Posted By devilshaircut

^ Basically how I ride in tha ATL too.

^ Basically how I ride in tha ATL too.
06-22-09, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5,484
Views: 1,260,128
Posted By devilshaircut

It looks like that polo cone orange color. My...

It looks like that polo cone orange color. My beater is that color. Cept with black parts instead of white. Good colors imo. :)
06-22-09, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,500,700
Posted By devilshaircut

^ I have those bars. Unchopped. :) P.S. You...

^ I have those bars. Unchopped. :)

P.S. You all need to make up your mind and decide if chopping off cable guides is tarck or not.
06-22-09, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 945
Posted By devilshaircut

Also, those don't appear to be cottered cranks. I...

Also, those don't appear to be cottered cranks. I don't see any pins, and the place where the bolt appears to be is not smooth. I am not a drivetrain expert, but I've worked on old bikes with...
06-22-09, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 945
Posted By devilshaircut

Someone on BF admitting they sounded like a jerk?...

Someone on BF admitting they sounded like a jerk? Hell has frozen over. Kidding. Seriously though it wouldn't take much to get this thing rideable.
06-22-09, 12:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,364
Posted By devilshaircut

Haha, is that true everywhere? It's certainly...

Haha, is that true everywhere? It's certainly true here.
06-22-09, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,500,700
Posted By devilshaircut

It's just garish. Otherwise it doesn't bother me...

It's just garish. Otherwise it doesn't bother me so much. Anything you wanted to fix on it could be accomplished in a few minutes.
06-22-09, 12:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,587
Posted By devilshaircut

I was referring to carrying it, as I mentioned...

I was referring to carrying it, as I mentioned before, like on public transit, or transporting out of your house, in your car, whatever. Personally, I carry my bike a lot. I live in an apartment...
06-22-09, 12:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,880
Posted By devilshaircut

Not sure, my friends (universally) said they saw...

Not sure, my friends (universally) said they saw it. I've only watched the MASH DVD once. It was in one of the special features though, they said. Not during the film itself.

I do give them...
06-22-09, 12:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,587
Posted By devilshaircut

The weight of steel, aluminum, and CF vary a lot...

The weight of steel, aluminum, and CF vary a lot because the quality, age, and construction vary a lot.

My friend has a vintage Trek lugged CF frame that weighs as much as my steel Free Spirit...
06-22-09, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,500,700
Posted By devilshaircut

What's offensive about cutoffs?

What's offensive about cutoffs?
06-22-09, 10:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,587
Posted By devilshaircut

Material, overall design, etc. E.g., Deep Vs...

Material, overall design, etc.

E.g., Deep Vs are a little heavy, but they are a little more aero/durable also. New box section rims are usually lighter (less material), but they are less aero. CF...
06-22-09, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,587
Posted By devilshaircut

Why don't you just plop down the ~$300 for a new...

Why don't you just plop down the ~$300 for a new BD bike? Many frames suggested thus far cost that much alone. Sure, the frame you'll end up with won't be as light as, say, a Soma Rush with Trange...
06-22-09, 10:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,587
Posted By devilshaircut

Okay correct me if I am wrong ... but seriously...

Okay correct me if I am wrong ... but seriously guys ... the guy doesn't sound that concerned about getting some high-end featherlight frame or shaving ounces. He just wants something lighter than...
06-22-09, 09:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,364
Posted By devilshaircut

I'm from Atlanta. Bicycling magazine says that my...

I'm from Atlanta. Bicycling magazine says that my city and Houston are the worst cities to bike in, in America. I am not surprised. Atlantans love cars. Last time I checked, it even says that on...
06-22-09, 09:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,587
Posted By devilshaircut

What exactly does the Alien weigh in at?

What exactly does the Alien weigh in at?
06-22-09, 08:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,880
Posted By devilshaircut

Dsh, they walk to the top. I made the same...

Dsh, they walk to the top. I made the same comment to my friends and they told me that if you watch the entire MASH DVD there is at least one scene with them walking up the hills.

Not trying to...
06-22-09, 08:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 158,993
Posted By devilshaircut

Didn't any of you click the link?

Didn't any of you click the link?
06-22-09, 07:42 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,479
Posted By devilshaircut

I think the bikes have them because it is an...

I think the bikes have them because it is an interesting or convenient addition to the frame. Considering the target market, it isn't a wild assumption.
06-22-09, 07:34 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,397
Posted By devilshaircut

I am not sure if I agree on the entire idea ......

I am not sure if I agree on the entire idea ... but I do think many people I know who enjoy tuning their bikes also have a background in working on automobiles. I think it might just be a personality...
06-22-09, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By devilshaircut

Thanks everyone who made it out to the AMI ... it...

Thanks everyone who made it out to the AMI ... it was a huge success! I will update here later once Maggie tallies up all the money we made for Sopo this weekend. We had teams from as far north as...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-09, 01:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,946
Posted By devilshaircut

^ I've always loved that image. They have it on...

^ I've always loved that image. They have it on one of the walls at my LBS.
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