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05-12-09, 12:17 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,249
Posted By bboysubhuman

Not sure if anyone has said this yet, but don't...

Not sure if anyone has said this yet, but don't you know that bmx did not start as a trick sport? They were for racing on dirt tracks. So it seems that doing tricks on track bikes/fixed gears is...
04-29-09, 11:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,238
Posted By bboysubhuman

I see barely half a yard.

I see barely half a yard.
04-29-09, 10:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,617
Posted By bboysubhuman

Plus it's usually safer to ride to the left on a...

Plus it's usually safer to ride to the left on a one-way street. Less dooring and drivers see you better.
04-29-09, 06:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,970
Posted By bboysubhuman

I'm now ambidextrous with it, but I started only...

I'm now ambidextrous with it, but I started only able to do it left foot forward.
04-17-09, 04:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,539
Posted By bboysubhuman

Wow... So he thinks carbon/composite wheels came...

Wow... So he thinks carbon/composite wheels came about from messengers needing to lock up their bikes quicker?
04-15-09, 05:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,943
Posted By bboysubhuman

Look man, you sound like you're completely new to...

Look man, you sound like you're completely new to riding a bike. Therefore, you shouldn't be worrying about upgrades. The stock parts are perfectly fine to ride. You just need to learn to use them....
04-09-09, 08:57 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,322
Posted By bboysubhuman

Jimmy John's

Jimmy John's
04-09-09, 04:23 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,429
Posted By bboysubhuman

By the responses he sent to people who e-mailed...

By the responses he sent to people who e-mailed him, I think he was being serious in the article. Total d**che. Just look at his facebook picture. I sent him an e-mail and will post his response if...
04-09-09, 03:46 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,322
Posted By bboysubhuman

Professional cyclist, aka food delivery driver in...

Professional cyclist, aka food delivery driver in Philly putting myself through school for architecture.
04-02-09, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,167
Posted By bboysubhuman

Fork with no rake?

Fork with no rake?
03-24-09, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,545,277
Posted By bboysubhuman

8 zombies in a brain boat?

8 zombies in a brain boat?
03-24-09, 03:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,153
Posted By bboysubhuman

You're a hundred miles from here. Why don't you...

You're a hundred miles from here. Why don't you just stay in Jerksey.
03-19-09, 01:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,641
Posted By bboysubhuman

For short term lock ups during the day. At night...

For short term lock ups during the day. At night or long term, I use twine instead.

http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/2567/bikeribbon.jpg
03-17-09, 06:42 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 83,719
Posted By bboysubhuman

If it's a heck of a deal(and the bike you're...

If it's a heck of a deal(and the bike you're looking for), why are you asking?
03-17-09, 06:28 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,627
Posted By bboysubhuman

Wack? what does that mean. The culture is...

Wack? what does that mean. The culture is awesome. Activists, anarchists, firehouse, bike church, squats, the tiberino, minorities, etc. Maybe you mean u. city. Now that is wack. also, south...
03-16-09, 11:33 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,167
Posted By bboysubhuman

To protect his top tube from his bars. Risers...

To protect his top tube from his bars. Risers can hit it too because the head tube is not vertical.
03-16-09, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,732
Posted By bboysubhuman

It was originally the diameter of the penny...

It was originally the diameter of the penny farthing's wheel--which goes around once with each crank rotation. So the distance traveled in one rotation is actually the circumference of the wheel. ...
03-16-09, 10:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,142
Posted By bboysubhuman

I commute mainly. It used to be about 18 miles...

I commute mainly. It used to be about 18 miles round trip when I lived in DC. Now it's only 4 and a half round trip but I'm doing delivery work during the day so who knows the daily mileage. ...
03-16-09, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By bboysubhuman

Yeah, I was also thinking that. Does 1950...

Yeah, I was also thinking that.

Does 1950 sound right for the frame as far as geometry/lugs/etc.? I know very little about older bikes.
03-16-09, 04:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,054
Posted By bboysubhuman

OP: C'mon...How can you live there(even an outer...

OP: C'mon...How can you live there(even an outer borough) and not know the answer? Or are you just claiming the city when you really live in the burbs?

I third Philly. We have all that, plus...
03-16-09, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By bboysubhuman

updated original post

updated original post
03-16-09, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By bboysubhuman

New vintage ride: West-end

Today, I picked up an old 3-speed but I've never heard of the maker and I'd like to know more about it. It's a West-end. The head badge reads:

__CYCLES
WEST-END
_NEW YORK______and a picture of...
03-14-09, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,167
Posted By bboysubhuman

It's not really the wooden bars that are jackass....

It's not really the wooden bars that are jackass. It's more the brake lever held on with a rubber band.
03-09-09, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,167
Posted By bboysubhuman

Those aren't expensive wheels.

Those aren't expensive wheels.
03-09-09, 04:36 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,224
Posted By bboysubhuman

Yeah... It's you. You're an idiot.

Yeah... It's you. You're an idiot.
03-09-09, 04:10 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,167
Posted By bboysubhuman

not sure if this has been posted yet: ...

not sure if this has been posted yet:
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3241/2918985192_b002075168.jpg
03-09-09, 03:31 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,167
Posted By bboysubhuman

I went to a house party on Saturday, and that...

I went to a house party on Saturday, and that bike was in one of the hallways. I also said, "WTF."
03-03-09, 01:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,175
Posted By bboysubhuman

But please don't ride in it. Skateboards only.

But please don't ride in it. Skateboards only.
02-18-09, 05:00 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,875
Posted By bboysubhuman

Yeah, just look at Chad Gerlach. He was a pro...

Yeah, just look at Chad Gerlach. He was a pro and then spent 5 years living on the streets as a crack addict(and not riding). He is now back on a pro team.
01-27-09, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,167
Posted By bboysubhuman

They're called framestanders. Like pegs, but no...

They're called framestanders. Like pegs, but no grinding.
01-24-09, 12:46 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,145,465
Posted By bboysubhuman

I'm glad you finally got a track frame. You were...

I'm glad you finally got a track frame. You were mucking up my craigslist. I was actually looking at that frame, though. How's the sizing? I was worried about the bottom bracket and the seatpost...
01-17-09, 02:24 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 65,740
Posted By bboysubhuman

I think it was an earring or something. I found...

I think it was an earring or something. I found it on the ground.
01-17-09, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By bboysubhuman

I was joking, buddy.

I was joking, buddy.
01-17-09, 12:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By bboysubhuman

What if you locked up to a sign at night and...

What if you locked up to a sign at night and accidentally left the light on? If you were parked at an angle so the "bike lane" went from the street up the curb on the sidewalk. You might make some...
01-16-09, 11:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By bboysubhuman

nice saddle angle!

nice saddle angle!
01-16-09, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By bboysubhuman

Do want

If I go threadless:
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3276/2681613430_d68a7aa86d.jpghttp://farm4.static.flickr.com/3021/2680795091_b8db108e1a.jpg
01-16-09, 10:09 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 65,740
Posted By bboysubhuman

Some real jerk(and determined). He went through...

Some real jerk(and determined). He went through a lot of trouble for them. Because he couldn't get the stem, he had to strip the bars(I had grips, a brake lever on one side and a bell on the other)....
01-16-09, 09:11 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 65,740
Posted By bboysubhuman

Here's my Bikeisland jawn. soma kamisori...

Here's my Bikeisland jawn.

soma kamisori saddle, hellyer cranks and chainring, ird QB-75 bottom bracket, dp-18s and no name rear hub, shimano front hub, cheapo stem and risers, custom headbadge,...
01-16-09, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By bboysubhuman

spindul

spindul
01-16-09, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,545,277
Posted By bboysubhuman

Bikeisland jawn. I'll eventually get a shot of...

Bikeisland jawn. I'll eventually get a shot of the whole bike when it's done. Still need a new seatpost. ...
01-16-09, 04:17 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,145,465
Posted By bboysubhuman

Bikeisland jawn. I'll eventually get a shot of...

Bikeisland jawn. I'll eventually get a shot of the whole bike when it's done. Still need a new seatpost. ...
01-16-09, 03:25 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,426
Posted By bboysubhuman

Damn, I wish I could find a NOS track bike like...

Damn, I wish I could find a NOS track bike like that for $350. Sweet deal. And only 19 pounds with pedals and brakes.

http://www.aaaseller.com/getimg.asp?img_id=203246&.jpg...
01-16-09, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By bboysubhuman

You can take it on the Chinatown bus and even...

You can take it on the Chinatown bus and even lock it to the bars underneath. If you ask, they sometimes say no, but let you do it in person. Greyhound you need to buy a box and disassemble it to...
01-16-09, 03:07 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,238
Posted By bboysubhuman

5'10.5", 55cm seat tube ctc

5'10.5", 55cm seat tube ctc
01-16-09, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By bboysubhuman

Alex/Formulas over the Vueltas.

Alex/Formulas over the Vueltas.
01-16-09, 03:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,499
Posted By bboysubhuman

Has this actually happened to anyone? When I...

Has this actually happened to anyone? When I rode fixed for the first time ever, this was far from the result. And when I go back to my track bike from my road bike, it doesn't happen. When I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-09, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,546
Posted By bboysubhuman

[QUOTE=NoneMoreBlack;8170271]http://farm4.static.f...

[QUOTE=NoneMoreBlack;8170271]http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3070/2967910751_f71aae0f4a_b.jpg


I don't think I've see a crankset like that before. How is it attached to the spindle?
01-12-09, 07:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 772
Posted By bboysubhuman

No. Only one ring is attached to the spider. ...

No. Only one ring is attached to the spider. The smaller ring bolts onto the larger ring.

OP: either run the bigger ring by itself, buy a new chainring altogether, or cut/grind down the big ring.
01-11-09, 06:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,558
Posted By bboysubhuman

The crank and chainring are one piece, but it's...

The crank and chainring are one piece, but it's still a 3 piece crank(2 crank arms and a spindle)
01-10-09, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 810
Posted By bboysubhuman

What do you mean by that?

What do you mean by that?
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