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09-11-08, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By pgringo69

insects are attracted to electrical currents. ...

insects are attracted to electrical currents.

*link* (http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3726/is_199709/ai_n8760991)
03-01-06, 10:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 983
Posted By pgringo69

bars in san marcos close at 1a.m. on saturday. ...

bars in san marcos close at 1a.m. on saturday. san marcos present day is like austin 15 years ago. i will put my money where my mouth is and give the winner of the race $5 cash money if there is...
02-27-06, 02:24 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 84,657
Posted By pgringo69

this saturday: spring town ride around ...

this saturday:

spring town ride around

when: saturday, march 4th, 2006 @ 6p.m.

where: pedal power bikes, san marcos, texas (just south of austin)

prizes! frothy yeast beverages!
05-15-05, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By pgringo69

do you already have the hubs? a quality sealed...

do you already have the hubs? a quality sealed cartridge bearing freewheel hub with a white industries freewheel is one way to go swank.
05-14-05, 10:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,175
Posted By pgringo69

gee, some of you act as if you've never been...

gee, some of you act as if you've never been within the law, because you're wise enough to look law up and read it (no, i'm not an attorney), and have a police officer who does not know the law get...
05-14-05, 08:42 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,134
Posted By pgringo69

vegetarian since 1989. i live within one hour...

vegetarian since 1989. i live within one hour from the lone star brewery. mmm mmmmm good.
05-09-05, 11:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,452
Posted By pgringo69

oh man, hoffman just scares me to watch. he is...

oh man, hoffman just scares me to watch. he is and always has been sketchy. he totally has done stuff no one else has, but i was in a contest he was in way back when before he was sponsored and boy...
05-09-05, 10:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 843
Posted By pgringo69

i do it all bmx style. race, flatland, street,...

i do it all bmx style. race, flatland, street, park, dirt. race bike: pro concept (a gary turner, mike devitt made frame) flat: usa made hutch trickstar. other: s&m dirtbike. cruiser that can...
05-09-05, 10:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,452
Posted By pgringo69

i'm pretty sure you mean young people haven't had...

i'm pretty sure you mean young people haven't had "the big injury" yet vs. older guys knowing "the big injury" is likely to occur if it hasn't already.

i speakeses froma the experience. :(
05-09-05, 10:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,452
Posted By pgringo69

"BMX is for the young" WHAT? what do you...

"BMX is for the young"

WHAT? what do you consider young and what do you consider old? guys in their thirties and pushin 40 are now at the top of the sport in each discipline of BMX.
04-16-05, 10:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,215
Posted By pgringo69

what kind of bike was it? what kind of wheel? ...

what kind of bike was it? what kind of wheel? that makes all the difference in the world. throwing wally world garbage = funny. throwing chromo or reynolds bike = lame.
04-16-05, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 653
Posted By pgringo69

be careful you don't bend your trackends. i...

be careful you don't bend your trackends. i wouldn't recomend pegs on a light weight bicycle. i ran pegs on a very high quality bmx freestyle bike from back in the late 80's that had 1/16" thick...
Forum: Foo
03-25-05, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By pgringo69

"If I were Donald Trump" i would tweeze my...

"If I were Donald Trump" i would tweeze my eyebrows and get a decent haircut.
03-21-05, 11:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,765
Posted By pgringo69

"The East Coast premiere is scheduled for...

"The East Coast premiere is scheduled for Saturday May 14th in NYC at the Bicycle Film Festival. This will be a big one too.

-Mark E"
03-17-05, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By pgringo69

you can get profile mini cranks in 165mm. they...

you can get profile mini cranks in 165mm. they are cro-mo but lighter than any aluminum cranks i've ever held. i have been told they are butted internally, but i don't know for sure, and with the...
03-13-05, 07:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,427
Posted By pgringo69

master links bite my clank. i've broken *one*...

master links bite my clank. i've broken *one* back in 1980 i think it was. i have not run one since. i know many people who have broken them. equipment failure is one of my greatest fears.
03-11-05, 12:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,674
Posted By pgringo69

why single speed? when i go over bumps with a...

why single speed? when i go over bumps with a derailer the chain pops off.
03-11-05, 12:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,265
Posted By pgringo69

yes, there is something else about phil hubs. if...

yes, there is something else about phil hubs. if you can't see it, you just don't know. for example, some of my good friends and i can almost always tell a taiwan made frame from 10+ ft away. the...
03-08-05, 10:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,765
Posted By pgringo69

dogtown was about a group of dudes in one small...

dogtown was about a group of dudes in one small area. joe kid is about the history of bmx. it was happening everywhere and joe kid tries to show this. bmxers were in the pools with the zboys all...
03-06-05, 07:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,265
Posted By pgringo69

look in your local phone book for a bearing...

look in your local phone book for a bearing supply store. i've got one in my town. the last time i replaced sealed cartridge bearings, i just took one in with me and the dude goes, "oh that's a...
03-05-05, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,623
Posted By pgringo69

remember, when radial laced, the spoke is pulling...

remember, when radial laced, the spoke is pulling through less material at the flange. when crossed, look at how much more material inline it is pulling through. i like my spokes crossed.
03-02-05, 06:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,340
Posted By pgringo69

what is the outer diameter of the bolts? or...

what is the outer diameter of the bolts? or axle? what brand of hub? it it's 3/8" or 10mm, then yes, 3/8" style bmx chain tensioners should work just fine. you could always go by your local bike...
02-26-05, 10:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,409
Posted By pgringo69

shooooot. i pretty much always ride a bike...

shooooot. i pretty much always ride a bike smaller than what i should. i can throw them around easier than a bike that's too big for me. that can mean the difference between pulling something off,...
02-26-05, 09:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,340
Posted By pgringo69

thanks south fulcrum. if the push piece on...

thanks south fulcrum.

if the push piece on the surly is aluminum, that's mucho bueno. i don't like the chain tensioners that push screws into the back of your dropouts or track ends or whatever...
02-25-05, 03:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,340
Posted By pgringo69

thanks, but i would like a pic of one that is not...

thanks, but i would like a pic of one that is not mounted so i can see the mechanism.
02-25-05, 11:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,340
Posted By pgringo69

does anyone have a pic of the dropout side of the...

does anyone have a pic of the dropout side of the surly tugnut?
02-24-05, 08:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,340
Posted By pgringo69

i know of at least half a dozen guys who run the...

i know of at least half a dozen guys who run the redline chain tensioners on their ss bikes. bmx bikes are ss. oh, you can get the redline chain tensioners for under $10 +shipping for a PAIR, plus...
02-23-05, 11:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 850
Posted By pgringo69

if the weld was done properly, the external glob...

if the weld was done properly, the external glob doesn't really do anything for strength. the idea of a good weld is that proper penetration of the metal to be welded is achieved. so, if the weld...
02-23-05, 08:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,276
Posted By pgringo69

http://www.vsportgroup.com/gear/shoes/05launch.jpg...

http://www.vsportgroup.com/gear/shoes/05launch.jpg

i wear these except last year's model. they mostly feel like a regular street shoe, but they've got a stiff/unbendable cycling sole, and you...
02-22-05, 12:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By pgringo69

go eno. the bentley of freewheels?

go eno. the bentley of freewheels?
02-21-05, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,111
Posted By pgringo69

or just grab one for FREE off of a junker bmx...

or just grab one for FREE off of a junker bmx bike. if you go vintage, you can find them in anodized colors.
02-21-05, 12:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,361
Posted By pgringo69

my god! those prices are outrageous! when are...

my god! those prices are outrageous! when are road bikers going to learn they are getting ripped off!!!?? redline makes the ultimate chain tensioner for half the price of those junkers. oh, it's...
Forum: Foo
02-21-05, 12:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 976
Posted By pgringo69

and a high speed drift to him. :(

and a high speed drift to him.

:(
02-19-05, 11:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,538
Posted By pgringo69

next step, try wheelies. for ultra trickness,...

next step, try wheelies. for ultra trickness, try bunnyhops.
02-19-05, 11:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,551
Posted By pgringo69

i won't let anyone touch my bikes or my cars with...

i won't let anyone touch my bikes or my cars with tools...except with a crank puller since i don't have one. i figure it's all pretty much just a bunch of righty tighty lefty loosy, and i'd rather...
02-17-05, 10:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 656
Posted By pgringo69

$115 ...

$115

http://www.danscomp.com/cgi-bin/hazel.cgi?action=serve&item=products/HEADSETS/index.html

http://www.flatlandfuel.com/item.jhtml?UCIDs=849786%7C889315&PRID=1251669
...
02-11-05, 11:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,397
Posted By pgringo69

the typical bmx freewheel needs park tool fr-6...

the typical bmx freewheel needs park tool fr-6 for removal.

http://www.parktool.com/tool_indexes/catindex_fr.shtml

the best method i have found for even the stuckest of bmx freewheels is to put...
02-11-05, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By pgringo69

http://www.socalmtb.com/messages/bmx/messages/2575...

http://www.socalmtb.com/messages/bmx/messages/2575.htm

i know him. i've ridden the battlecruiser and the battledozer. it's all about the torque. thomas has almost no torso. dude is all leg.
02-11-05, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By pgringo69

if you're going for torque, and it's not a fixed...

if you're going for torque, and it's not a fixed gear bike, 175-180mm is just about right for a 30" inseam for certain types of riding. if you're looking at bmx cranks, which i suspect you are if...
02-11-05, 01:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By pgringo69

:rolleyes: i know people that run 190mm. it...

:rolleyes: i know people that run 190mm. it depends on your inseam and what type of riding you do.
02-10-05, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By pgringo69

what is your inseam?

what is your inseam?
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By pgringo69

a little bird told me there is a velodrome in the...

a little bird told me there is a velodrome in the works for both memphis tennessee and for de soto texas, and two in vegas
02-10-05, 12:46 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,950
Posted By pgringo69

the bicycle hauler hotrod wagon: ...

the bicycle hauler hotrod wagon:
http://home.austin.rr.com/pkstuff/images/blue745ti.jpg

the gentleman's hotrod:
http://home.austin.rr.com/pkstuff/images/bertone5.jpg

(yes, i'm serious)
02-08-05, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By pgringo69

what make/model hub was it? what lace pattern? ...

what make/model hub was it? what lace pattern? how many spoke holes?
02-07-05, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,668
Posted By pgringo69

pics as promised... ...

pics as promised...

http://home.austin.rr.com/pkstuff/images/P1010751.JPG
jad 48 hole coasterbrake hub

http://home.austin.rr.com/pkstuff/images/P1010752.JPG
the internal difference between...
02-06-05, 10:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,637
Posted By pgringo69

fwiw, here is a nice bit of straightforward info...

fwiw, here is a nice bit of straightforward info on kmc chains:

http://www.bikeguide.org/index.php?itemid=26
02-06-05, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By pgringo69

update. i found out roger retired and his son...

update. i found out roger retired and his son now runs the company with no interest for new products or innovations. i was told a bullseye rear track hub would not happen. *sigh*
02-06-05, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,668
Posted By pgringo69

i found i have 6 suntour coasterbrake hubs. i'll...

i found i have 6 suntour coasterbrake hubs. i'll get pics and descriptions in the daylight.
02-06-05, 03:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,551
Posted By pgringo69

a company called clemtwin made this setup with a...

a company called clemtwin made this setup with a freewheel hub back in the early 80's. the idea is mostly a novelty which was left in the dust. you could run profile bmx cranks and use their left...
02-05-05, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By pgringo69

or you could just buy a set of profile 3 piece...

or you could just buy a set of profile 3 piece with american bb for cheap and never really have to worry about bending cranks or spindles.
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