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08-12-04, 02:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,408
Posted By alexs

And when I wake up in the morning My mouth's...

And when I wake up in the morning
My mouth's all parched and dry, parched and dry
And I crawl to the refrigerator
And I peek inside
And I feel like somebody drove nails
Into my head and eyes...
08-12-04, 02:36 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,028
Posted By alexs

what I love is that when someone makes relatively...

what I love is that when someone makes relatively obscure statements that might be construed as racist the forum admins come down like a ton of bricks, but someone use an 100% ****phobic term to...
Forum: Foo
07-23-04, 11:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,376
Posted By alexs

newcastle is my current fav.

newcastle is my current fav.
07-20-04, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By alexs

fixed gear touring

48:18 on 700c tires: 5.6 meters development
206 miles: 331,524 meters
crank revolutions to ride my bike from seattle to portland: 59,200

i did STP in two days, ran into two other fixed gear...
04-05-04, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By alexs

cool bike... think it's fixed?

http://radio.weblogs.com/0105910/2004/04/05.html
03-24-04, 12:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By alexs

gan well pro?

Yo,

Anyone know anything about Gan Well Pro frames? I've seen the Business Cycles and American Cyclery web pages. Anyone actually ridden on one, or seen one in person?

Thanks much,
alex
03-23-04, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,910
Posted By alexs

Please don't feed the trolls. Thanks! :)

Please don't feed the trolls. Thanks! :)
03-23-04, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By alexs

cool web site

Found this guy's site earlier today. http://homepage.mac.com/tomity/

I don't speak any Japanese so I have a little trouble figuring out what's what, but there's some great pictures of Kieren...
03-18-04, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By alexs

uhm... does that guy even understand how bicycle...

uhm... does that guy even understand how bicycle racing actually works? he'd probably be complaining about guys who draft on the final lap of a match sprint. what a ******. :rolleyes:
12-17-03, 02:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,795
Posted By alexs

unless you're riding your SS MTB out on the...

unless you're riding your SS MTB out on the trails 150 miles a week, you're comparing apples to oranges.



*shrug*
maybe you ride better quality wheels than he does. maybe he weighs more than...
12-15-03, 01:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,357
Posted By alexs

holy crap! i want that photo!

holy crap! i want that photo!
12-15-03, 12:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By alexs

sheldon brown has some advice on measuring chain...

sheldon brown has some advice on measuring chain line here:
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/gloss_ca-m.html#chainline
12-14-03, 08:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,357
Posted By alexs

:rolleyes: complaining that someone you...

:rolleyes:

complaining that someone you don't like is invading the culture that you invaded only 8 months ago is a little silly, isn't it? not that i've been riding fixed for any longer... it...
12-10-03, 04:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,534
Posted By alexs

according to bikeworks nyc and velo city (the...

according to bikeworks nyc and velo city (the first two google responses to "surly bikes taiwan" :rolleyes: ) surly bikes are made in taiwan.

http://www.bikecult.com/works/bikesframes.html...
Forum: Foo
12-10-03, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By alexs

I love the Team Satan shirts... "Two wheels, one...

I love the Team Satan shirts... "Two wheels, one dark lord"

:)
12-09-03, 01:19 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,156,399
Posted By alexs

http://www.truesport.com/Bike/2003/interbike/photo...

http://www.truesport.com/Bike/2003/interbike/photos/bianchi.html
12-07-03, 12:33 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,156,399
Posted By alexs

i agree... that's a brilliant bike shecky.

i agree... that's a brilliant bike shecky.
12-06-03, 06:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,611
Posted By alexs

yeh, your mom says i'm cool, too. ;)

yeh, your mom says i'm cool, too. ;)
12-06-03, 04:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,389
Posted By alexs

So is that whole <city>'s finest thing where you...

So is that whole <city>'s finest thing where you live as much of a joke as it is in Jet City? Cuz the cops here are about as useful as your average heroin addict. Corrupt, stealing money from the...
12-05-03, 03:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,246
Posted By alexs

yah, columbus has a few messengers. but...

yah, columbus has a few messengers.

but dave's right that you probably won't find many messengers hanging out on weekends... those places sound like the package-swap, waiting on a run, hang out...
Forum: Foo
12-05-03, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By alexs

bah, use wm2, or if you must, wmx. ...

bah, use wm2, or if you must, wmx.

http://www.all-day-breakfast.com/wm2/
http://www.all-day-breakfast.com/wmx/
12-05-03, 02:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,534
Posted By alexs

well, then you were lied to by two or three...

well, then you were lied to by two or three dealers instead of just one. *shrug* if you don't believe me, go check out surly's site and read the specs on the bikes.
12-05-03, 11:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,534
Posted By alexs

I think that's just dealer hyperbole. Either...

I think that's just dealer hyperbole. Either that of your dealer is ********. The Steamroller is double-butted cro-mo. Certainly not 853 or even 631, but it's not straight-guage plumbers pipes.
...
12-05-03, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,611
Posted By alexs

who cares what the elitist ******* think? oh...

who cares what the elitist ******* think? oh yeah, you might like this:
http://www.dclxvi.org/chunk/operations/mass/index.html
12-05-03, 11:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,246
Posted By alexs

*shrug* nerves of steel is a collection of...

*shrug* nerves of steel is a collection of interviews and stories written by messengers about their lives, edited by the (in)famous lambchop. it should probably be required reading for anyone doing...
12-05-03, 02:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,246
Posted By alexs

if you get a chance watch "Red Light Go". ...

if you get a chance watch "Red Light Go". http://www.redlightgo.ws/ at least half the people in it ended up competing at worlds this year.
12-05-03, 02:25 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,156,399
Posted By alexs

i agree... that looks like a bike that'd be very...

i agree... that looks like a bike that'd be very fun to take out for a spin. very cool. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-03, 12:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,482
Posted By alexs

actually, reynolds started making 853 stays a few...

actually, reynolds started making 853 stays a few years back. 631 is still main tubes only.

725 is usually subsituted to make the frame cheaper to make. some really high quality frame builders...
12-02-03, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By alexs

keep in mind there are at least 4 different...

keep in mind there are at least 4 different models of suzue hubs, with wildly varying quality. the bottom of the suzue line falls below the surly hubs in quality, but the top of the suzue line is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-03, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,094
Posted By alexs

did you actually read the whole thread before...

did you actually read the whole thread before responding to it? walmart sells bikes for $50-100. my LBS starts at about $500.

if you're poor, and if all you want is transportation and you...
12-01-03, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By alexs

the IFBMA messenger list has been lit up lately...

the IFBMA messenger list has been lit up lately with people talking about travis. the story as i hear it is that he messengered for 9 months (i guess he missed out on the chicago winter) and wrote a...
Replies: 10
Views: 3,542
Posted By alexs

american cyclery sells some forks in their fixed...

american cyclery sells some forks in their fixed gear online store. all are steel tho. the soma threadless has track rake, but is drilled for a brake and has the clearance for one. i don't know...
12-01-03, 01:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,925
Posted By alexs

congrats! man i'm jealous... gonna have to give...

congrats! man i'm jealous... gonna have to give that a go someday. :D
11-30-03, 03:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,965
Posted By alexs

*shrug* i tried going brakeless, looking for...

*shrug*

i tried going brakeless, looking for the zen that everyone talked about. didn't find it. oh, well. different strokes and all...
11-29-03, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By alexs

http://www.procycling.com/news_main.asp?newsId=479...

http://www.procycling.com/news_main.asp?newsId=4792
11-27-03, 01:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,969
Posted By alexs

personally i have high hopes that the proposed...

personally i have high hopes that the proposed new UCI points system that could get introduced in 2005 or 2006 would fix this. under the proposed rules, if your teams wants to race in a major tour,...
11-26-03, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By alexs

:roflmao: HAHAHAHAHAHA... "Sport Utility...

:roflmao:
HAHAHAHAHAHA... "Sport Utility Bikes". damn that's funny.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-03, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 595
Posted By alexs

early 90s F. Moser frame

Greets,

I've got a chance to buy an early 90s F. Moser frame. I don't know much about it, except that it's steel, chromed chainstays and seatstays. The fork is chromed as well. The rest of the...
11-25-03, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By alexs

Long live the Jihad!

Long live the Jihad!
11-24-03, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,206
Posted By alexs

this is not really true. In the words of the...

this is not really true.

In the words of the Authority on Fixed Gear Conversions (Sheldon Brown)... "In general, you can safely go up one size in spacing this way, just springing the frame apart....
11-24-03, 11:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,969
Posted By alexs

watch A Sunday In Hell, it's a documentary about...

watch A Sunday In Hell, it's a documentary about the '76 Paris-Roubaix. there's plenty of evidence of team tactics. it's also a great movie. :)
11-23-03, 11:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,969
Posted By alexs

compare lance's palmares with some of the older...

compare lance's palmares with some of the older guys.

in 1970 merckx won the tour, the giro, paris-roubaix, fleche wallone, ghent-wevelgem, paris-nice, pernod cup, and was the belgian national...
11-23-03, 03:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,969
Posted By alexs

:roflmao: you think lance will bother to...

:roflmao:

you think lance will bother to race to win anything other than the tour? maybe he'll give a go at dauphine-libere just to get the competive juices flowing, but that's about it.

this...
11-22-03, 01:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,331
Posted By alexs

US laws protect my right to keep my medical...

US laws protect my right to keep my medical records private from the company I work for, even if they're paying for my insurance. Similar rights should protect athletes medical records.
...
11-21-03, 05:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,331
Posted By alexs

you're advocating the loss of all constitutional...

you're advocating the loss of all constitutional search-and-seizure rights, including losing the right to keep medical data private for all competitive athletes? even if it were just for the top 3%...
11-20-03, 11:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,840
Posted By alexs

suzue promax and junior both come in 36 hole...

suzue promax and junior both come in 36 hole versions. dura-ace 7100 (low flange) and 7600 (high flange) both come in 36 hole versions, as do the campy low and high flange hubs. miche hubs come in...
11-19-03, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 883
Posted By alexs

I hope not. He's just about 100% wrong with that...

I hope not. He's just about 100% wrong with that entire post.
11-18-03, 11:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,969
Posted By alexs

Fascinating... you don't think he'll end with a...

Fascinating... you don't think he'll end with a perfect tie with beloki and ullrich and they'll all wander off the podium singing together? You and Ajay are going out on a limb there... ;)
11-17-03, 03:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,840
Posted By alexs

i bet if you got sheldon and jobst into the same...

i bet if you got sheldon and jobst into the same room at the same time, the universe would explode.
11-16-03, 11:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,003
Posted By alexs

:rolleyes: Of course... and Virenque didn't...

:rolleyes:

Of course... and Virenque didn't deserve to win the polka dot jersey this year. All of Anquetil's TdF wins should be tossed out. Tom Simpson should be dismissed as a drug addict. ...
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