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10-11-19, 02:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,569
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Nice frames with track ends and native rear brake...

Nice frames with track ends and native rear brake mounts are in extremely short supply. Sometimes you want a brake, or are legally required to have one, and you'd rather not let that reduce your...
10-11-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,224
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Well, it's been thirteen years, several bikes, a...

Well, it's been thirteen years, several bikes, a ****load of tires since then. I don't even remember asking about this. I don't think I ever ended up applying anything to my tires and got a new tire...
05-16-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 1,122,343
Posted By Fugazi Dave

No, see, you’re wrong.

No, see, you’re wrong.
02-09-19, 10:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,110
Posted By Fugazi Dave

It's worthwhile to be careful about what you buy,...

It's worthwhile to be careful about what you buy, and there's something to be said for sticking to brands and sellers with a good reputation, but a lot of the hate on "generic" Chinese carbon comes...
02-09-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,315
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Yeah, this had already been discussed to death on...

Yeah, this had already been discussed to death on this forum 15 years ago. The years pass, but people still can't use the search function. A dance as old as the internet itself.
01-05-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,432
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Wear out my current chainring, which is when I'll...

Wear out my current chainring, which is when I'll allow myself to buy a new crank
Get a new crank
Do at least one 200km ride before the year runs out
01-04-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 1,122,343
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Which is fine, of course. As long as you're cool...

Which is fine, of course. As long as you're cool with being wrong and having bad taste. ;)
01-03-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 1,122,343
Posted By Fugazi Dave

This thing represents everything I love about...

This thing represents everything I love about track bikes and what got my social life all wrapped up in this forum fifteen years ago. That Yamaguchi is triple-t HOTTT and anyone who says otherwise is...
12-14-18, 03:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,217
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Mostly I just fall off awkwardly. Especially if...

Mostly I just fall off awkwardly. Especially if there's a cute girl nearby.
12-14-18, 02:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Oh, and my friend's shop! Framebuilder with a...

Oh, and my friend's shop! Framebuilder with a shop he just remodeled https://www.instagram.com/bakansucycles/
12-14-18, 02:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Fugazi Dave

A good list! I'll add East River Cycles in...

A good list! I'll add East River Cycles in Sumida. There's also a chain called Y's Road that has locations all over the place, sometimes with some good cheap finds.
12-14-18, 02:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,646
Posted By Fugazi Dave

I ride a tarck bike, personally.

I ride a tarck bike, personally.
01-17-18, 01:30 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 77,469
Posted By Fugazi Dave

https://scontent-nrt1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/268...

https://scontent-nrt1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/26841227_10105891942916084_8065765575095888235_o.jpg?oh=f05931b7cb18d9a5c09222d5967d941b&oe=5AF0936B

Nabiis Alchemy with an absurd hodgepodge of...
01-14-18, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,442
Posted By Fugazi Dave

+1 qft

+1 qft
01-05-18, 09:36 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 77,469
Posted By Fugazi Dave

A chrome Pista makes me oddly nostalgic.

A chrome Pista makes me oddly nostalgic.
01-05-18, 04:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By Fugazi Dave

But skidding your bike is way more fun than...

But skidding your bike is way more fun than crapping your pants!
01-05-18, 04:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,442
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Why would they Loctite it? If it's properly...

Why would they Loctite it? If it's properly installed, there's no need for any kind of thread locker.

Also, if you buy any lockring tool, go for the Hozan lockring pliers. Beats the crap out of...
01-05-18, 03:58 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 27,212
Posted By Fugazi Dave

OP's bars make a hell of a lot more sense than...

OP's bars make a hell of a lot more sense than the wide-ass uncut flats and risers people are running these days. They're not for me, but they make sense enough to me. Rock on, OP.
01-05-18, 03:47 AM
Replies: 24,486
Views: 1,950,495
Posted By Fugazi Dave

https://scontent-nrt1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/266...

https://scontent-nrt1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/26678164_10105867932069014_24940150184620699_o.jpg?oh=c176a745d1e570491742372ce356135a&oe=5AB222EA

Finally put drop bars back on my bike, in the...
01-01-18, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,811
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Currently running some cheapo knockoffs of the...

Currently running some cheapo knockoffs of the PDW grips just because they were available when I needed grips in a pinch, but I can't recall ever having much stickiness. Or maybe I just didn't notice...
01-01-18, 08:38 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 15,813
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Please teach me to eat like you.

Please teach me to eat like you.
12-31-17, 10:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 35,610
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Yeah, but does a track bike have Buddha nature?

Yeah, but does a track bike have Buddha nature?
12-31-17, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,811
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Tried Ergons before, honestly hated them....

Tried Ergons before, honestly hated them. Different preferences, different experiences, it's all good. I've never had the trouble with Ourys that you've had. And even if I liked the feel of the Ergon...
12-31-17, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,811
Posted By Fugazi Dave

You're horrible. Seriously, though, Oury are...

You're horrible.

Seriously, though, Oury are great grips.
12-31-17, 11:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,237
Posted By Fugazi Dave

And your point is what? Different currencies,...

And your point is what? Different currencies, military, passports, etc. Just because Beijing says it owns Taiwan doesn't make it so. Might as well argue that American slaveholders had legitimate...
12-31-17, 10:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,237
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Or maybe I lived in both Taiwan (Kaohsiung) and...

Or maybe I lived in both Taiwan (Kaohsiung) and China (Shanghai) and yeah, I know the difference. Taiwan ≠ China.
12-31-17, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,237
Posted By Fugazi Dave

China ≠ Taiwan but both have damned good...

China ≠ Taiwan but both have damned good manufacturing.
12-31-17, 01:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,642
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Yeah he's definitely still around doing his...

Yeah he's definitely still around doing his thing. I met him twice, once in Kyoto for the ill-fated last attempt at Kyoto Loco and then again in Chicago in 2012 for the CMWC. Fast guy and super nice.
12-26-17, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,642
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Yeah man, very sad. I really, really miss those...

Yeah man, very sad. I really, really miss those days.

I think the domain is going to sell way out of my budget, otherwise I'd be tempted to do a guerrilla resurrection of the site.
12-25-17, 02:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,642
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Old Skool Track now dead?

Forgive me, it's been a while since I've been here much. Just went to visit Old Skool Track for the first time in a while and it seems to be...dead? Anyone in contact with the guys who built it? Even...
08-08-17, 05:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,909
Posted By Fugazi Dave

I remember when this thread was new! Never did...

I remember when this thread was new! Never did buy a Colnago cap, though.
08-08-17, 05:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 36,796
Posted By Fugazi Dave

I basically call BS on all of this. Bullhorns can...

I basically call BS on all of this. Bullhorns can "hook" things, but so can drop bars, flat bars with bar ends, or just plain bars of any kind. I rode up and down mountains on my track bike in Korea...
08-08-17, 05:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,291
Posted By Fugazi Dave

This. This stuff is really, really good. So far I...

This. This stuff is really, really good. So far I haven't been able to find it in Japan and that depresses me.

EDIT: For a reasonable price, I mean. I can buy it on Amazon. For $70.
08-08-17, 04:58 AM
Replies: 24,486
Views: 1,950,495
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Today I came back to BFSSFG after many years away.

Today I came back to BFSSFG after many years away.
03-20-13, 06:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,466
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Those are my pedals, actually (as in that's my...

Those are my pedals, actually (as in that's my photo, but I don't mind! :)), and I still ride them. Best non-clipless pedals I've ever had, especially when paired with Toshi doubles. Secure,...
02-26-13, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 957,644
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Yo Scrod - I'm trying to remember the name of a...

Yo Scrod - I'm trying to remember the name of a company that was making super-compact bike boxes for flying. I remember people buying them back in 2004. Small enough that you had to take the crank...
12-02-12, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,190,776
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Thanks much. It has been entirely too long.

Thanks much. It has been entirely too long.
12-02-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,190,776
Posted By Fugazi Dave

286621 Finally getting back into the game....

286621
Finally getting back into the game. Bought my buddy's old 2006 Langster, am slowly making it what I want it to be. Rides great as-is, a few more upgrades will only make it better.
10-05-11, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 957,644
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Excellent.

Excellent.
10-05-11, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 957,644
Posted By Fugazi Dave

No soda and I'm not *actually* gaining wait. More...

No soda and I'm not *actually* gaining wait. More like I lost muscle and and am phenomenally bored riding the train to work. I'm thinking, spastic dancing on the train.

Seriously, though, not...
10-05-11, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 957,644
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Dear Scrod, I have no bike and I'm slowly...

Dear Scrod,

I have no bike and I'm slowly gaining weight. At least six months until I have a bike again. Also, my knee is still f*cked up from getting hit so I can't run. What would you recommend:...
06-13-11, 09:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,626
Posted By Fugazi Dave

I can fit about two weeks worth of groceries for...

I can fit about two weeks worth of groceries for two people in my Chrome Warsaw. It isn't the most pleasant thing in the world to get home with it that full, but it's definitely doable and more...
06-13-11, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Shoo Goo is where it's at! My Sidi MTB shoes wore...

Shoo Goo is where it's at! My Sidi MTB shoes wore down enough in front that my cleat was constantly grinding on the ground, so I went around the outside of the tread with masking tape to create a...
06-13-11, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,939
Posted By Fugazi Dave

I see mini velo bikes all over the place, every...

I see mini velo bikes all over the place, every day and have for about the last two years. I still think they look ****ing silly.
05-14-11, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,190,776
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Excellent choice w/Canti!

Excellent choice w/Canti!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-11, 10:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,183
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Thank you for making that joke. You beat me to...

Thank you for making that joke. You beat me to it. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-11, 08:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,183
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Maybe people have misunderstood being an athlete...

Maybe people have misunderstood being an athlete as being an æsthete, and as such have preferred to place banana peels on paved surfaces for increased visual impact.
05-13-11, 08:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,197
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Because most cyclists (sprinters aside) don't...

Because most cyclists (sprinters aside) don't tend to have arms worth showing off? [also, we can claim whatever we want, but when we shave our legs, basically we just want to show off our leg...
05-13-11, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,862
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Dupli-Color flat black Engine Enamel is where...

Dupli-Color flat black Engine Enamel is where it's at. Experience has proven it to be notably more durable than stock paint on a couple frames I've owned. Prime, coat, cure, coat, cure, coat cure,...
05-13-11, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,190,776
Posted By Fugazi Dave

We have nearly the same avatar.

We have nearly the same avatar.
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