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08-02-11, 11:42 PM
Replies: 82
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Posted By Amani576

I'm only 22 and I had no idea what it was. I tend...

I'm only 22 and I had no idea what it was. I tend to keep up with the way that industry moves, but that one slipped by me, and man I wish I'd never found out. I don't understand it all. I have this...
08-02-11, 08:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,294
Posted By Amani576

That guy sounds like a new guy we have in the...

That guy sounds like a new guy we have in the (auto) shop I work at.
Has a "tricked out" "hellaflush" (seriously - this is the dumbest, least useful mod you can do to a car) old Honda Civic (of...
07-25-11, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By Amani576

I did that too, and still didn't find any...

I did that too, and still didn't find any worthwhile results.

Thanks for the link, Randy. That helps quite a bit.
I'm wondering if using a model paint would work well, though, since I don't have...
07-25-11, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By Amani576

Headtube Painting

Since I can't find any good search results (Because even after 3 years of being here the search engine still can't even find itself) I want some tips on painting headtubes.
Like, paints and...
07-24-11, 11:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,067
Posted By Amani576

Sadly, I haven't been able to see much of the...

Sadly, I haven't been able to see much of the tour this year; but every time I have - Cadel seems to be killing it. Not his form, or his speed. But I was watching him the other day, and something...
07-24-11, 11:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,906
Posted By Amani576

Robbie... You are a special person. But we love...

Robbie... You are a special person.
But we love you anyways.
-Gene-

Wow... didn't see that this was so many pages when I posted - oops.
07-23-11, 12:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 967
Posted By Amani576

I don't think there's a Velodrome within hundreds...

I don't think there's a Velodrome within hundreds of miles of me. I haven't looked lately, and I recall there being something about one in Charlotte, but I'm not sure.
Ah well. Sounds like tons of...
07-20-11, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,248
Posted By Amani576

Nope. Just a good beer. -Gene-

Nope. Just a good beer.
-Gene-
07-20-11, 07:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 747
Posted By Amani576

Chalk it up to poor research, I suppose. Sell...

Chalk it up to poor research, I suppose.
Sell it to the first guy. Ya never know, he might give you more just for getting back to him and letting him have it for that price. They're willing to pay...
07-20-11, 07:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,067
Posted By Amani576

LOL! Tis' very nice. Whatcha hanging on it? ...

LOL!
Tis' very nice.
Whatcha hanging on it?
-Gene-
07-18-11, 12:57 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 22,852
Posted By Amani576

I don't really regard Zaphod as either hoopy or...

I don't really regard Zaphod as either hoopy or as a frood.
-Gene-
07-18-11, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Amani576

This thread. ...

This thread.
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/507984-How-to-pack-a-bike-101?highlight=101
I never thought I'd use it, but I bookmarked it in case I ever did. I used it, and it worked...
07-17-11, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Amani576

I thought that was discussed some time ago, and...

I thought that was discussed some time ago, and it was decided that they were just large chainrings with the teeth ground off - yours obviously having been polished. I may be wrong, but I seem to...
07-17-11, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By Amani576

At the time it was actually a picture of a dude...

At the time it was actually a picture of a dude with a "Uh... What's going on here? I'm not quite sure, but I'm pretty sure I like it". Robbie hadn't quite told me it was mine or where it came from....
07-17-11, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By Amani576

I won't post any pictures until Robbie posts the...

I won't post any pictures until Robbie posts the picture he took of me with it. (Though I'm fairly sure I have a goofy look on my face). BBM might like the the Porsche Motorsports shirt I'm wearing...
07-17-11, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By Amani576

I am humbled.

You guys are so awesome.
You all know who you are.
Robbie showed up and handed me a wheel.
Then handed me the rest of it.
I'm certain he'll post a picture when he gets back on.
I frankly don't...
07-10-11, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 929
Posted By Amani576

If you'd like it to go to someone locally (If'n...

If you'd like it to go to someone locally (If'n you don't wanna keep it) I'm still in need of a bike. And I definitely like that one.
-Gene-
07-06-11, 05:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,108
Posted By Amani576

Lime green with black headtube and seattube -...

Lime green with black headtube and seattube - provided it's lugged.
-Gene-
06-30-11, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13,628
Views: 2,763,615
Posted By Amani576

What size is it? I might be interested in it come...

What size is it? I might be interested in it come time for you to sell it.
-Gene-
06-26-11, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Amani576

It's similar to an old Schwinn Runabout (I think...

It's similar to an old Schwinn Runabout (I think that's the model), though those had a cantilever frame.
-Gene-
06-10-11, 04:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,935
Posted By Amani576

There have been plenty of stuck seat post...

There have been plenty of stuck seat post threads; but I'm pretty sure that I have one of the most stuck ones ever presented on this site.
-Gene-
06-09-11, 07:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,935
Posted By Amani576

That's the problem. I just can't justify the...

That's the problem. I just can't justify the money on a tool I'm only gonna use this one time. And beside that, a reamer costs substantially more than a hone, so even though I'll likely only be using...
06-09-11, 07:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,935
Posted By Amani576

BACK FROM THE DEAD! Okay... I took a break from...

BACK FROM THE DEAD!
Okay... I took a break from this project. But it's my only one, now... And that %%$#%@#$%# post is still in there.
I thought seriously about a machine shop, but had another...
06-09-11, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17,843
Views: 2,796,171
Posted By Amani576

Why did the dude ride it in a circle at the end? ...

Why did the dude ride it in a circle at the end?
What the heck?
-Gene-
06-06-11, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6,703
Views: 1,601,852
Posted By Amani576

I don't care how old that bike is, that is...

I don't care how old that bike is, that is supremely awesome.
-Gene-
06-01-11, 08:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,504
Posted By Amani576

I don't have any good pictures of the one that...

I don't have any good pictures of the one that started it all.
But the one that solidified it?...
05-29-11, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 607
Posted By Amani576

I saw that one. Irked the heck out of me. ...

I saw that one. Irked the heck out of me.
Especially with the price they listed. Sure, he can get that out of that bike, but I wonder how many people with old Moto's thought they could price theirs...
05-26-11, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By Amani576

It's not like you don't have my phone number...

It's not like you don't have my phone number Robbie, or know where I live, lol.
I think at this point 5-10 miles would kill me. I haven't been on a bike since November. Ugh...
I mean. If you all...
05-26-11, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By Amani576

I ride a 55-57cm "square" (top tube=seat tube). ...

I ride a 55-57cm "square" (top tube=seat tube).
Uh. Fender eyelets? Rack mounts, maybe? Canti's would be nice. Lugs, obviously.
Iuhno. I just want a bike. I've been seeing so many people riding...
05-26-11, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By Amani576

Bolt cutters! :-D I kid. But thanks for the...

Bolt cutters! :-D
I kid.
But thanks for the welcome return.
-Gene-
05-26-11, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By Amani576

I miss C&V...

It's been a long time since I've been on here, much less posted.
I've been lurking more and more again. But after having had to sell my bikes, and taking on a new job, and a whole mess of things,...
02-28-11, 10:46 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 16,803
Posted By Amani576

Disraeli Gears...

Disraeli Gears (http://www.disraeligears.co.uk/Site/Home.html)
-Gene-
02-21-11, 12:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,924
Posted By Amani576

It's a quite nice older Centurion. Looks to be...

It's a quite nice older Centurion. Looks to be late 70's or early 80's.
What are you planning on doing with it? What size is it?
If you're not interested in keeping it, I am (provided it's my...
02-13-11, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17,843
Views: 2,796,171
Posted By Amani576

Really?

Did they seriously have a low-end Peugeot professionally repainted?
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4080/5442005285_58de744363_b.jpg (http://raleigh.craigslist.org/bik/2212942287.html)
-Gene-
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-10-11, 09:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,850
Posted By Amani576

Your shop mech is an idiot. But... let me get...

Your shop mech is an idiot.
But... let me get this straight. You can't fit this:
http://downtube.com/images/2011/9FS_Black/9FS_Black_folded_small_w.jpg
Into this?:...
02-09-11, 06:10 PM
Replies: 52,352
Views: 7,059,554
Posted By Amani576

LOL ...

LOL


http://raleigh.craigslist.org/bik/2204685894.html
01-26-11, 10:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,737
Posted By Amani576

Delivered...

Delivered (http://cgi.ebay.com/SIMPLEX-rear-derailleur-SELEMATIC-5-NOS-/250763194496?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3a62a6b080)
-Gene-
01-22-11, 10:57 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,564
Posted By Amani576

Not necessarily. There are a LOT of idiots out...

Not necessarily. There are a LOT of idiots out there. Though that will eliminate the people you don't want to sell to/deal with anyways.
-Gene-
Forum: Commuting
01-16-11, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 11,036,117
Posted By Amani576

@xb_Nutt: How did you get the rear caliper...

@xb_Nutt: How did you get the rear caliper mounted on the inside of the chainstays? All the pics on Soma's site show the caliper mounts outboard.
-Gene-
01-13-11, 10:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,115
Posted By Amani576

You could always offer it to a member *coughs*...

You could always offer it to a member *coughs* who has been looking for one for two years *coughs* and is currently without any bikes *coughs*.
-Gene-
12-06-10, 12:22 AM
Replies: 17,843
Views: 2,796,171
Posted By Amani576

And a very accomplished English major. -Gene-

And a very accomplished English major.
-Gene-
12-02-10, 06:54 PM
Replies: 52,352
Views: 7,059,554
Posted By Amani576

Part of me actually really wants that. -Gene-

Part of me actually really wants that.
-Gene-
12-01-10, 11:15 PM
Replies: 52,352
Views: 7,059,554
Posted By Amani576

Uh... I think you posted the wrong link. -Gene-

Uh... I think you posted the wrong link.
-Gene-
11-18-10, 06:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,935
Posted By Amani576

If you weren't so far away I'd probably let you...

If you weren't so far away I'd probably let you do it. But I don't have the money to ship a tandem frame from NC to Vermont.
I'll probably call a local machine shop in a few days. Find out if...
11-17-10, 09:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,813
Posted By Amani576

riding bikes way less than they talk about them. ...

riding bikes way less than they talk about them.
-Gene-
11-17-10, 02:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,935
Posted By Amani576

About an inch. And it's all chewed up from vise...

About an inch. And it's all chewed up from vise grips.
-Gene-
11-17-10, 01:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,935
Posted By Amani576

It's a welded tandem, than the bottom bracket...

It's a welded tandem, than the bottom bracket shell underneath it is the eccentric. There's no hole from the bottom of the seat tube into the eccentric. So it's just a straight tube I can fill up....
11-17-10, 01:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,935
Posted By Amani576

I think part of the problem is that I've run out...

I think part of the problem is that I've run out of patience.
I've had the frame for a over a year now and it's still stuck. I try about once every week or two for a few minutes to over an hour. I...
11-17-10, 12:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,935
Posted By Amani576

If you'd like a list of what I've tried. 1)...

If you'd like a list of what I've tried.
1) When it was discovered - twist the **** out of the saddle attached to the seatpost.
2) Heat
3) More twisting the **** out of the saddle.
4) PB Blaster...
11-17-10, 12:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,935
Posted By Amani576

See... I've already tried cutting it out. There...

See... I've already tried cutting it out. There is no longer a top to the seatpost. I tried and tried and tried the twisting measure. I broke a saddle doing that.
I'm almost 100 positive that I have...
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