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09-01-06, 12:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By sasander

This happened on my Surly hub after about the...

This happened on my Surly hub after about the same amount of use. The Surly hub is like a bottom bracket, you have to snug up the two cones with cone wrenches until the wheel spins freely. My...
04-19-06, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By sasander

what does pagine mean?

what does pagine mean?
04-18-06, 09:55 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 8,266
Posted By sasander

Boooooo! Post It Again!

Boooooo!

Post It Again!
04-17-06, 11:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,023
Posted By sasander

I had the B17 but I had to switch it out for the...

I had the B17 but I had to switch it out for the pro. The B17 was too wide and it took forever to break in. The pro felt way better right out of the box and has become the only saddle that causes...
04-16-06, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By sasander

Pedals = $50; Shoes = $45

Pedals = $50; Shoes = $45
04-16-06, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By sasander

I got eggbeaters with these Adidas Minretts last...

I got eggbeaters with these Adidas Minretts last month for $45 at Performance:

http://www.nashbar.com/nashbar_photos/medium/YS-AM.gif

It's a huge improvement over clips and straps. I can skip...
04-07-06, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By sasander

That was awful.

That was awful.
01-25-06, 03:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,467
Posted By sasander

post the pic

post the pic
01-12-06, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 618
Posted By sasander

Try stretching it out before you ride. I had a...

Try stretching it out before you ride. I had a lot of knee pain recently, and this helped a great deal.
12-07-05, 05:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By sasander

I rode to downtown on the path today at 8:00 this...

I rode to downtown on the path today at 8:00 this morning; when I left it was 7 degrees and windy. It makes me maintain a good pace because I'll freeze if I take it easy. All the road salt out...
12-07-05, 05:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,273
Posted By sasander

I have a synthetic long sleeve shirt and a heavy...

I have a synthetic long sleeve shirt and a heavy loden wool sweater from Ibex. Wool stays warm when wet, unlike cotton. The sweat wicks into that no problem. Staying dry makes a huge difference.
12-07-05, 02:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,351
Posted By sasander

You're right about warming up before going for a...

You're right about warming up before going for a ride. Whenever I engage in my only other physical activity, waterpolo, we spend a good 15-20 stretching before getting in the pool. But on my bike...
12-06-05, 10:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By sasander

Chicago: lakefront path was awesome today

I've never ridden on it when it was snowy before today. I felt like I was riding the luge. I had total real wheel drive control. It was great, so easy to throw down a long ass skid. I can't wait...
12-06-05, 06:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,351
Posted By sasander

What kind of stuff is the PT bike specialist have...

What kind of stuff is the PT bike specialist have you doing?
11-29-05, 05:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,351
Posted By sasander

Thanks for the info Steve. The most discouraging...

Thanks for the info Steve. The most discouraging part is that I've been off my bike for weeks now with no improvement. I'll call my physician tomorrow and get a referral to an orthopedist. I...
11-29-05, 04:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,351
Posted By sasander

Has anyone here had experience with knee injuries...

Has anyone here had experience with knee injuries from riding fixed? I went on a longer ride one day, and at the end my right knee was hurting. I decided to stay off it for a week, but when I got...
10-28-05, 08:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,536
Posted By sasander

This was my first CM. What was the deal with the...

This was my first CM. What was the deal with the short map for the 100,000 rings thing? Did I miss that or did it not happen?

I had a good time. It got way stretched out on Halsted, when we...
10-19-05, 09:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 814
Posted By sasander

I busted my ass for a few months as a courier in...

I busted my ass for a few months as a courier in Boston and struggled to make $60 a day.
10-17-05, 09:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,245
Posted By sasander

Looks like a good time. Do you swap out cogs...

Looks like a good time. Do you swap out cogs everytime you ride on the track?
09-20-05, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,534
Posted By sasander

Protect Your Wang

‘Cyclist’s penis’: no cock up, but riders feel stiffed
Tuesday, 20 September 2005
Reporter: Jack Kerr

Are cyclist's putting their sexual health at risk?

First there was athlete’s foot, now...
08-27-05, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,931
Posted By sasander

Today was my first long ride on the brooks. It's...

Today was my first long ride on the brooks. It's looks like the front is up too high but it feels great. First time in a long time that my penis wasn't completely numb when I got home.
08-24-05, 09:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,931
Posted By sasander

I got a B17 this week. It was way harder than I...

I got a B17 this week. It was way harder than I expected, but it felt ok on the only long ride so far. I'm hoping the color (honey) will get darker as it gets older.
08-21-05, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By sasander

Dude at symposium claims FG = 50% more torque

Splendid logic indeed:

"[T]he fix rider can apply force to the crank wherever she or he chooses, and the human system of optimal adaptive control soon will figure out how best to do so. The fix...
08-19-05, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 814
Posted By sasander

All you need to know for MS paint is: distance =...

All you need to know for MS paint is: distance = sqrt((x2-x1)^2+(y2-y1)^2). Of course distance comes out in pixels, so you have to know the one measurement (seat tube) to convert pixels to cm.
08-08-05, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By sasander

yawn

yawn
08-02-05, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By sasander

I've had a t2 since 99 and I abuse the **** out...

I've had a t2 since 99 and I abuse the **** out of the plastic buckle with no problems.
07-26-05, 09:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,289
Posted By sasander

I rock the regular sambas. The soles are a...

I rock the regular sambas. The soles are a little soft, but they work great on my platforms. I salute the hard working chinese guys in the samba sweatshop, they turn out high quality reasonably...
07-24-05, 08:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,808
Posted By sasander

somewhat related: if you ride with a chain...

somewhat related: if you ride with a chain around your waist, what happens if you crash? It seems like this is a good way to hurt your hip.
07-22-05, 05:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,225
Posted By sasander

I think derranged fan. That would explain the...

I think derranged fan. That would explain the extreme perspective.
07-21-05, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,099
Posted By sasander

What's the thing in front of his face? Whistle? ...

What's the thing in front of his face? Whistle? Blowing a bubble?
07-20-05, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,225
Posted By sasander

D'oh! Already posted. Heh... you guys are quick.

D'oh! Already posted. Heh... you guys are quick.
07-20-05, 07:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,225
Posted By sasander

New Yorker Cover

Would be perfect if he were on a fixed gear

http://www.cartoonbank.com/assets/2/121124_l.jpg
07-18-05, 12:49 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,848
Posted By sasander

How long are your rides in preparation for this? ...

How long are your rides in preparation for this? I've been feeling pretty beat after 30-40 mi on my fixed gear lately (especially if it's windy). I'd love to participate, but I don't know if I can...
07-04-05, 10:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,277
Posted By sasander

Someone once made a passing mention that his bike...

Someone once made a passing mention that his bike didn't coast. The idea stuck in my mind for a few weeks until I found sheldon's site. Then it was just a matter of time until I built my own.
07-04-05, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By sasander

Sweet old school bike tricks

http://memory.loc.gov/mbrs/varsmp/0836.mpg
06-22-05, 10:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 16,406
Posted By sasander

I'm a minimalist.

I'm a minimalist.
06-21-05, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By sasander

What's the red-gummy-bear-of-death?

What's the red-gummy-bear-of-death?
06-16-05, 02:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 16,406
Posted By sasander

Heh, yeah I was using a phillips head and a...

Heh, yeah I was using a phillips head and a hammer. Well, I went to the LBS and they fixed me right up. The lockring had about 1/3 turn left until it was tight. Now I can skip without turning the...
06-15-05, 06:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 16,406
Posted By sasander

Best way to tighten a lockring without the proper tool?

My cog is slipping a little when I put a lot of back pressure on the cranks. I think the lockring needs to be a little tighter, but I don't have the proper tool. What's the best way to do this? I...
06-05-05, 04:43 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,528
Posted By sasander

Against the law to ride with no brakes

CHICAGO MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING BICYCLES

Section 9-52-080(b) states that "Every bicycle shall be equipped with a brake that will enable the operator to make the braked wheel skid on dry, level,...
05-30-05, 12:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,134
Posted By sasander

I rode today, it was great. I had a beer at bryn...

I rode today, it was great. I had a beer at bryn mawr and I got a lot of comments on my bike. It sucks that you put that kickass bike together then yielded to the temptation to sleep in.
05-01-05, 10:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,157
Posted By sasander

I rock it with 48x18 as well. I don't mind...

I rock it with 48x18 as well. I don't mind giving up a little speed if I never have to get off and walk it.
11-17-04, 05:06 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,019
Posted By sasander

I was a courier in boston for a few months:...

I was a courier in boston for a few months: excellent city to ride in. I live in chicago now which is still a great biking city, but overall, not as good. The streets here are wider, the cars are...
10-11-04, 09:06 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 6,607
Posted By sasander

You two can continue to fight over alpha-1L. All...

You two can continue to fight over alpha-1L. All I have to do is finish up my interviews, pick a firm and chill until graduation.

Have fun with finals.
10-10-04, 05:23 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 6,607
Posted By sasander

I'm a law student. Besides school I only have...

I'm a law student. Besides school I only have time for tokin and riding the bike. It's a good life.
09-26-04, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By sasander

Greyhound lets you take a bike on the bus? Was...

Greyhound lets you take a bike on the bus? Was there an additional charge?
09-26-04, 03:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,126
Posted By sasander

Where is yojimbo's located?

Where is yojimbo's located?
09-25-04, 05:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,126
Posted By sasander

Sweet. Thanks for the recs. I don't mind paying...

Sweet. Thanks for the recs. I don't mind paying a little more at a small shop if they can provide more help building my bike. I'll check out Urban tomorrow since I usually ride in that...
09-25-04, 04:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,126
Posted By sasander

Recommend a shop in chicago

I'm thinking about buying/building my first fixed gear. Anyone know of good shops in chicago that can provide affordable parts and advice?
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