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Forum: Introductions
06-29-05, 03:00 PM
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Posted By emperorbush

I live in the area too, but up north in the...

I live in the area too, but up north in the 'burbs

oh and I ride a fixed gear too

this city is hell, lets move to belgium or something
06-22-05, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By emperorbush

well thats a lovely suggestion, I'll ask bensbike...

well thats a lovely suggestion, I'll ask bensbike about it I suppose

but if anyone knows how to contact suzue, feel free to chime in
06-19-05, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By emperorbush

Suze USA address/email ?

I have suzue promax hub with a stuck bolt on one side. I posted about it earlier and now I can say it is certainly not budging and I need a new axle. Anyway, its pretty disappointing sine I probably...
05-13-05, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By emperorbush

oh **** ! Disheartening replies, hopefully all...

oh **** ! Disheartening replies, hopefully all will be well.

they are really new wheels, never seen rain or a winter

enchantingwiz: Ive got SB hubs, so no cone, and I have a feeling that the...
05-13-05, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By emperorbush

ouch !

ouch !
05-13-05, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By emperorbush

Ahh well, I should have been more clear. The axle...

Ahh well, I should have been more clear. The axle is moving and tightening or loosening the free nut when I do have it on the bike and try to budge the stuck nut. When I tighten the free one and try...
05-13-05, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By emperorbush

Stuck Track Nut

My right track nut wont budge, I think this may be because I flopped the bike over once and bashed the nut on the pavement. Seems possible that it got nudged a little bit from center and then...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-05, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By emperorbush

1955 - whats the magic ? Ive figured out its...

1955 - whats the magic ? Ive figured out its better to feel the muscles in the shin stretching rather than tense your calve, but I havent really gotten the essence of it yet. There must be something...
05-03-05, 02:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,782
Posted By emperorbush

Ive seen one, rides with the saddle all the way...

Ive seen one, rides with the saddle all the way down , and stands up and leans forward to peddle - always, even at 2 mph. You would think riding a bike daily, he would figure out that its sometimes...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-05, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By emperorbush

Anquetil

Does anyone here pedal in the style of jaques anquetil ? Basically it is (as I understand it) a toes down, heel up style which lets you apply power more smoothly. Other benefits include removing...
04-22-05, 06:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,705
Posted By emperorbush

dude, youre just another hustler I guess...

dude, youre just another hustler

I guess we'll have to rather prefer the individual ones to the corporate ones nowdays though

and anyways, we're all hustlers some way or another
04-13-05, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,598
Posted By emperorbush

If youre getting pinch flats, try a bigger tire,...

If youre getting pinch flats, try a bigger tire, 700x25 might be even better than 700x23

if youre getting puncture flats, try one of those speacial tough tires or liners designed to prevent that ...
03-26-05, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By emperorbush

I just did that, its not really cheaper if you...

I just did that, its not really cheaper if you use any sort of decent parts

but I didnt repurpose, built from frame up

I do like the bike though, and Its got that personal touch
03-25-05, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By emperorbush

very nice

very nice
03-22-05, 10:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,893
Posted By emperorbush

whaa ? say some more...

whaa ? say some more...
03-22-05, 10:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,893
Posted By emperorbush

just go ride your bike and forget about it ...

just go ride your bike and forget about it

i'd like to see you ogle your seatpost while pedaling
03-21-05, 02:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,688
Posted By emperorbush

I believe in mushrooms, at least after Ive eaten...

I believe in mushrooms, at least after Ive eaten some
03-21-05, 10:13 AM
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Views: 4,147,295
Posted By emperorbush

this is the fixed gear I just built, benotto...

this is the fixed gear I just built, benotto modelo 850

the straight gauge tubing seems to be well-suited for this new duty, and the geometry is fairly upright, so a good conversion

chainline...
03-21-05, 12:07 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,688
Posted By emperorbush

adrenaline takes on entirely different meaning,...

adrenaline takes on entirely different meaning, its not just a shock response; "fight or flight"

without that adrenaline you couldnt dodge that car that just pulled up in front of you, both in...
03-20-05, 10:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,688
Posted By emperorbush

just to give this a more philosophical bent ... ...

just to give this a more philosophical bent ...

what changes in perception do people notice when riding fixed, especially brakeless ?

things seem brighter. the world seems material but in a...
03-20-05, 10:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,688
Posted By emperorbush

Care to elaborate a little ?

Care to elaborate a little ?
03-20-05, 08:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,688
Posted By emperorbush

Mental tips for riding brakeless

Ive got one, pay attention to the tire noise and you seem to be magically end up at the right speed

and uh, keep your eyes up

Im sort of new to this, anyone have some they want to share ?
03-17-05, 04:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,635
Posted By emperorbush

BensCycle is sending me the rim tape

BensCycle is sending me the rim tape
03-17-05, 04:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,149
Posted By emperorbush

and you cant pass up the chance to defend her,...

and you cant pass up the chance to defend her, whens the marriage ?

not to say theres any such thing as personality anyway

blah blah blah
03-17-05, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,149
Posted By emperorbush

the vanity of women, intentional ignorance as...

the vanity of women, intentional ignorance as virtue

is this why the greeks had sex with young boys instead ?
03-17-05, 12:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,635
Posted By emperorbush

I concocted a home made lever, got the tires off,...

I concocted a home made lever, got the tires off, put 2 layers of brown packing tape inside the rims, and put the tires back on.

Heres hoping the tubes dont go kaboom.
03-16-05, 10:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,635
Posted By emperorbush

How the hell do you get tires off without a tire...

How the hell do you get tires off without a tire lever ? Or some other hooked instrument...
03-16-05, 10:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,635
Posted By emperorbush

I'll get some tire levers and wrap them with some...

I'll get some tire levers and wrap them with some packing tape, I hadnt considered a blowout, just a leak.
03-16-05, 10:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,635
Posted By emperorbush

no rim tape ? Or, damn you (lightly) Bens Cycle

BensCycle was supposed to send me some "free rim tape", but it was so damn free that it wasnt bothered to find its way into the box. Stuipidly, I , with much mashing of thumbs, managed to mount a...
03-15-05, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By emperorbush

I have a triple crankset, (truvativ elita) , and...

I have a triple crankset, (truvativ elita) , and I am using it for a fixed gear bike. What to do with the mounting bosses for the third chainring ? Dremel them ? Might this invite cracks ?
03-13-05, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,045
Posted By emperorbush

I sanded all the rough spots on my frame,...

I sanded all the rough spots on my frame, exposing some bare metal as well as white primer, and then clearcoated it. After clearcoating, it looks like the white and metal was painted on. Unless...
03-05-05, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By emperorbush

Wheels, price ? Or, I am cheap.

I won this ebay auction for a suzue promax laced to a campy delta strada rim for $85. This seems pretty nice, the rim is old but a nice box section with double eyelets. I called up bensbicycle to...
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