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01-12-09, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By miahmiah

if the bike is too large for you, it will make it...

if the bike is too large for you, it will make it pretty hard to balance right. but if you can pop it up in the air around 40 degrees or so doesn't seem like the frame is the problem, perhaps your...
01-08-09, 02:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,169
Posted By miahmiah

skinny and high pressure tires only roll faster...

skinny and high pressure tires only roll faster on smooth pavement or similar, on rough terrain bigger low pressure tires absorb the many smaller bumps and have less rolling resistance, thus rolling...
01-08-09, 01:53 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,569
Posted By miahmiah

Those damn clocks!!!! I hate them!

Those damn clocks!!!! I hate them!
01-08-09, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,772
Posted By miahmiah

keo is also hugely tall with massive legs, plus...

keo is also hugely tall with massive legs, plus bikes that have the top tube coming up only to mid thigh, heh
01-08-09, 01:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,562
Posted By miahmiah

I'm 5'8" and I feel like I have slightly shorter...

I'm 5'8" and I feel like I have slightly shorter legs, or else I like more stand over height, 28 inseam realistically, and I prefer 50-52cm frames depending on the bars and frame geometry.
12-15-08, 02:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,770
Posted By miahmiah

troll

troll
12-15-08, 01:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,496
Posted By miahmiah

Gravity and one hand combo doesn't help much when...

Gravity and one hand combo doesn't help much when going up stairs...
12-15-08, 01:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 888
Posted By miahmiah

HAHAHAHHAHA this is the most difficult to...

HAHAHAHHAHA this is the most difficult to maintain and build bicycle idea ever, i am sure nobody has ever seen one built because this is the most ridiculous idea i have come across in the cycling...
12-15-08, 01:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By miahmiah

Honestly? That seat looks a bit strange, and...

Honestly? That seat looks a bit strange, and those bare handlebars against the snow background make my hands hurt just thinking about it, although you said you were going to add bar tape. Also, is...
12-15-08, 01:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,988
Posted By miahmiah

Waits for the flood of "Do your own research"...

Waits for the flood of "Do your own research" posts...
12-09-08, 06:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 705
Posted By miahmiah

Wow a thread without flaming, how nice!

Wow a thread without flaming, how nice!
12-09-08, 06:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,240
Posted By miahmiah

only looked down on by people that ride brakeless...

only looked down on by people that ride brakeless and havent died yet and are jerks

edit: whoops theres a second page
12-09-08, 05:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,061
Posted By miahmiah

They're infected! Only one thing left to do,...

They're infected! Only one thing left to do, sneak in after hours and perform a mass derailercide!
12-09-08, 05:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,028
Posted By miahmiah

Hahah, I thought the race card was going to be...

Hahah, I thought the race card was going to be like "But officer, I needed to ride on the sidewalk because I'm in an alley cat race and the prizes are really cool!"
12-09-08, 05:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,505
Posted By miahmiah

The rest of the weight of a bike rests on the...

The rest of the weight of a bike rests on the wheels, but the wheels are what you need to push in order to start. So yes I would think even a noob on the internet, although somehow not you, can tell...
12-09-08, 05:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,752
Posted By miahmiah

if it was me i'd take it. but then again, i have...

if it was me i'd take it. but then again, i have left a locked bike in a parking basement area in an apartment building and it was stolen. so i kind of feel like karma owes me one in a similar way.
...
12-07-08, 04:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,114
Posted By miahmiah

Also lugged frames are easier for beginners...

Also lugged frames are easier for beginners because there are two pieces of metal heated up and then a hot liquid metal between them as a binding agent. It requires less precision of heat than a tig...
12-07-08, 01:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By miahmiah

oh yes he was serious, and he typed lol

oh yes he was serious, and he typed lol
12-07-08, 12:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 771
Posted By miahmiah

i got stock kendas too, why do they do that to us?

i got stock kendas too, why do they do that to us?
12-06-08, 11:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 964
Posted By miahmiah

lol... cars

lol... cars
12-06-08, 11:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,509
Posted By miahmiah

Yeah would make more sense on a quill stem.

Yeah would make more sense on a quill stem.
12-06-08, 11:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By miahmiah

I totally have the same problem! Switched to a...

I totally have the same problem! Switched to a different free wheel, but the one they had in stock with the 19 teeth like I wanted did seem spin less easily and make more noise when I tried it with...
12-06-08, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,136,428
Posted By miahmiah

That rear cog isn't as big as a 19 or 20 should...

That rear cog isn't as big as a 19 or 20 should be.
12-06-08, 10:27 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 66,861
Posted By miahmiah

Hmm not sure if this has been mentioned, but...

Hmm not sure if this has been mentioned, but besides the Loctite heat issue, I think the best way to get tight cogs is the chain-wrap technique where the chain is doubled around the cog and pulled...
12-06-08, 10:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,199
Posted By miahmiah

Ouch! I read that article about dangerous chinese...

Ouch! I read that article about dangerous chinese roads that the government didnt want to fix which featured these photos by a concerned photographer. That looks so painful!
12-06-08, 10:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,199
Posted By miahmiah

Wow yeah you might want to find a diff forum...

Wow yeah you might want to find a diff forum hahah. Look at all these haters!

I don't think anyone is serious about Aerospoke helping tricks, yet the OP agreeing with the advice? Nice and...
12-06-08, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,544,730
Posted By miahmiah

that sounds awesome

that sounds awesome
12-03-08, 11:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,090
Posted By miahmiah

damn i always wanted a soft ride with two disc...

damn i always wanted a soft ride with two disc wheels... except that chain looks like its having the problem from the help my chain is skipping thread! hehehe
12-03-08, 11:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,425
Posted By miahmiah

eh, its steel. people have ridden more dangerous...

eh, its steel. people have ridden more dangerous bikes than that.

you guys posting otherwise act like a bicycle is a delicate piece of china which should never be touched except under the...
12-03-08, 10:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,348
Posted By miahmiah

ew, you like decals AND celeste green? puke

ew, you like decals AND celeste green? puke
12-02-08, 09:57 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,516
Posted By miahmiah

ahhahah

ahhahah
12-02-08, 09:53 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,516
Posted By miahmiah

my biggest fear is anything involving falling off...

my biggest fear is anything involving falling off the bike... that pretty much sums it up
12-02-08, 04:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,757
Posted By miahmiah

ask him if he jumps curbs hahah

ask him if he jumps curbs hahah
12-02-08, 04:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,272
Posted By miahmiah

usually bar end brakes or cross levers on...

usually bar end brakes or cross levers on bullhorns...
12-02-08, 04:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,096
Posted By miahmiah

I think a lot of people never try this... why...

I think a lot of people never try this... why else would they be posting?

Also good for toe overlap problems, since they only happen with fixed gears, is learning to hop your back tire into the...
12-02-08, 04:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By miahmiah

hahah maybe he can just jam that platform by the...

hahah maybe he can just jam that platform by the rear tire instead of using a brake or pedals to slow!
12-02-08, 04:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,137
Posted By miahmiah

the blaze 1watt front light is barely enough to...

the blaze 1watt front light is barely enough to see where you are going at a good speed.

you might consider ditching all the front lights listed and getting a proper chargeable headlamp that can...
12-02-08, 04:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,757
Posted By miahmiah

anyone have pics of tying and soldering looking...

anyone have pics of tying and soldering looking cool?
12-02-08, 04:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,057
Posted By miahmiah

ummm if you are going down any kind of hill, what...

ummm if you are going down any kind of hill, what do YOU think will happen if your single means of braking fails for any reason? loose bolt, old spring, overheating pads if that is even possible......
12-02-08, 04:12 AM
Replies: 53
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Views: 2,270
Posted By miahmiah

yes of course I feel safer with no brakes - going...

yes of course I feel safer with no brakes - going very slowly! thats the whole point of brakes, you can go faster and if you keep your wits about you, its still safe. except, not as safe as going...
12-01-08, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By miahmiah

as suggested by the site http://63xc.com/ a lot...

as suggested by the site http://63xc.com/ a lot of single speed mountain bikers go with 63 gear inches or so... pretty low, but then again you're either riding up a mountain or you're coasting down
12-01-08, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By miahmiah

a front brake is more reliable than a coaster...

a front brake is more reliable than a coaster brake. there are many bicycles with only a coaster or a front brake. people even ride their fixed bike without brakes. doesn't mean it's a good idea,...
12-01-08, 09:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,757
Posted By miahmiah

excellent quote dark

excellent quote dark
12-01-08, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5,484
Views: 1,253,140
Posted By miahmiah

that one is awesome, except the pedals would look...

that one is awesome, except the pedals would look and perform better as clipless and the rear light seems a little bit goofy
12-01-08, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,090
Posted By miahmiah

rofl... sick as in makes you throw up

rofl... sick as in makes you throw up
12-01-08, 07:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,757
Posted By miahmiah

old technology, rarely used as far as i can...

old technology, rarely used as far as i can tell... how many people here even build their own wheels would be a more popular question
12-01-08, 07:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,400
Posted By miahmiah

if I get killed while on my bike I hope nobody...

if I get killed while on my bike I hope nobody makes one of those tacky ghost bike memorials for me
12-01-08, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By miahmiah

nobody here is afraid of riding a bike with a...

nobody here is afraid of riding a bike with a dented tt?
12-01-08, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,917
Posted By miahmiah

ah, well for a set, I guess the price is good....

ah, well for a set, I guess the price is good. I'm assuming they will roll, but not the lightest setup!
12-01-08, 06:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 646
Posted By miahmiah

if you ever go down hills or above 5-10 miles an...

if you ever go down hills or above 5-10 miles an hour you will need two methods of stopping... on a single speed that means two brakes, please!
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