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10-09-08, 05:41 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By G piny parnas

the reality of it is -- if he does not run a...

the reality of it is -- if he does not run a brake-- and does not have the feel -- a fixed gear bike is just that--- its a track bike guys--- the dude needs some serious advice about something that...
10-09-08, 04:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,404
Posted By G piny parnas

all you did was repeat what I said.....I told the...

all you did was repeat what I said.....I told the original poster to study the history of the
track bike so he gets a better understanding of the geometry-- it does take a toll on the
joints to...
10-09-08, 02:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 29,805
Posted By G piny parnas

I use salsa yellow rim tape.... very good. the...

I use salsa yellow rim tape.... very good. the heavy cloth and light adhesive keeps it in place
and somewhat absorbs the moisture.
10-09-08, 01:44 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,217
Posted By G piny parnas

You couldn't ride through the paper bag that my...

You couldn't ride through the paper bag that my beer came in, punk.
10-09-08, 01:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,310
Posted By G piny parnas

no--- nut the axle -- carry your 15 on you at all...

no--- nut the axle -- carry your 15 on you at all times
10-09-08, 12:46 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,217
Posted By G piny parnas

Hey jabba the " english major"--- here is a...

Hey jabba the " english major"--- here is a special (-) ; i had up my A^%%$%@-----
here---- take it --- hide your lobatomy scar with it----- Did you fall off your fixie today
because your not...
10-09-08, 12:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,404
Posted By G piny parnas

I would say-- understand what a track bike is,...

I would say-- understand what a track bike is, first-- study a little history of the lineage..
I personally, would start out with a front brake-- and find a cadence and postion that
doesnt cause(...
10-09-08, 11:48 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,217
Posted By G piny parnas

now you sound like a young child with a flat tire...

now you sound like a young child with a flat tire on his beach rental:D
10-09-08, 11:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,663
Posted By G piny parnas

get a mask and use carb cleaner--very caustic but...

get a mask and use carb cleaner--very caustic but it works.also, without chemicals--
a hair dryer!
10-09-08, 11:32 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,217
Posted By G piny parnas

Messengers have lively stories to tell..... I...

Messengers have lively stories to tell..... I take my job seriously enough and I know there are
many who do also-- some get sponsered and make big money....
Sometimes the personalitys interfere...
10-09-08, 10:56 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,217
Posted By G piny parnas

Hey joe-- stay in canada-- you take me...

Hey joe-- stay in canada-- you take me personally?-- take your tricycle and go fishing..
10-09-08, 10:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,572
Posted By G piny parnas

do not complain to the Manuf. about skid...

do not complain to the Manuf. about skid patches.....
do not complain to the cop about the light you just ran.....
fixed riders don't complain-- Companys that mass produce know nothing about street...
10-09-08, 10:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,238
Posted By G piny parnas

outstanding--- now that I have seen it-- I will...

outstanding--- now that I have seen it-- I will get a classic steel french LE-juene track bike with
chrome stays, lugs, -------- luscious.
10-09-08, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By G piny parnas

A quarter turn does seem a little much-- does the...

A quarter turn does seem a little much-- does the cog itself have a bad wobble?
10-09-08, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By G piny parnas

my 2$: stiff link, friction shifter slip, Index...

my 2$: stiff link, friction shifter slip, Index shifter off adj., center your wheel.
10-09-08, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By G piny parnas

sounds like one of those press fit seat posts--...

sounds like one of those press fit seat posts-- get rid of it---
10-09-08, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By G piny parnas

if there is enough gap to accomodate another...

if there is enough gap to accomodate another ball--- use it.
10-09-08, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By G piny parnas

show us the picture of the Piny--- I can only...

show us the picture of the Piny--- I can only gather that
campy either went with a thicker lining and needed to accomodate-- a thicker wire---
or is accomodating a slicker cable itself--- those...
10-08-08, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By G piny parnas

do you skid stop-- are you a....well... fixed...

do you skid stop-- are you a....well... fixed gear, person?
10-08-08, 04:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,209
Posted By G piny parnas

post, post: that could very well be a purposely...

post, post: that could very well be a purposely hidden crack! that was covered over by a cheap, "get it out the door" welding job.... it grew more pronounced under load...... why is that nasty--...
10-08-08, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,171
Posted By G piny parnas

bent axle---- blackish BBearings--- ill fitted...

bent axle---- blackish BBearings--- ill fitted race nuts-- no grease, wrong grease
things that trigger bearing fatique....... bearing sets must be complete-- the right size
and the correct...
10-08-08, 04:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,209
Posted By G piny parnas

I don't mean to be hostile---- woah, guys, I am...

I don't mean to be hostile---- woah, guys, I am in a hurry all day-- I dont have time to
be erudite with folks--- short, ya, no ill will here---- that is a bad weld-- look at it--
it could very...
10-08-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By G piny parnas

what kind of bike is this?-- give us some insight...

what kind of bike is this?-- give us some insight into your wheel size- inflation---
brakes rubbing?--- a bent axle on a cheap bike can interupt spin and sieze the bearings to a degree...
no oil--...
10-08-08, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By G piny parnas

why check the bb?-- fork first, then wheel and...

why check the bb?-- fork first, then wheel and tires -- examine each component--
run a spare set of wheels--- is this flex? or vibration from the road-- or is a "vib" sent to your
bottom via the...
10-08-08, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 870
Posted By G piny parnas

this is a fascinating thread... so if i'm drunk...

this is a fascinating thread... so if i'm drunk and tend to swerve a lot-- does that mean i will flat
more or less... I will finish my bottle of bulleit burbon and test this theory---let you know--
10-08-08, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By G piny parnas

ok-- there is no description of where you ride--...

ok-- there is no description of where you ride-- what you do with your ride- if you
lay your bike against something--- or lock through the spoke area.......?..
are these double butted swiss...
10-08-08, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,235
Posted By G piny parnas

selle italia makes excellent cut out seats--...

selle italia makes excellent cut out seats-- lightweight and racey leather-- nice.... give the brooks back to the cow .......
10-07-08, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,503
Posted By G piny parnas

I would Single Speed it-- absolutely vodka--- ...

I would Single Speed it-- absolutely vodka---
but do not paint it, sticker it-- HOw much is it?

get a receipt and a history that fits--- register it-- in LA we need a bike license anyway now....
10-07-08, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 857
Posted By G piny parnas

yes, you must find the magic combo among chain...

yes, you must find the magic combo among chain ring circ./ bb spindle length/ rear axle adj/
= perfect chain line--- also the chain could be bmx to acc. slop----
basically buy a Pista Concept--...
10-07-08, 02:27 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,217
Posted By G piny parnas

Makers Mark Makes the day Much More...

Makers Mark Makes the day Much More Memorable----- I do this crp for my rent-- 9 hrs a day--
like I said-- BF needs a seperate messenger forum...... so many kids ask me "I wanna be a messenger!" ...
10-07-08, 02:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,290
Posted By G piny parnas

If you are a good long distance rider--- the...

If you are a good long distance rider--- the Surley
if you are a sprinter--- Kilo
if you are a messenger--- Iro
if you are a roadie-- a motobecone....
if you are serious--- PINARELLO-- TRACK-- NO...
10-07-08, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By G piny parnas

look here----just because you cant get it tight...

look here----just because you cant get it tight enough-- you are going to clamp style?
use a little pipe on a single hex key--- leverage is what you may need---
also that double butted cut and flip...
10-07-08, 10:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,924
Posted By G piny parnas

update: we aren't building lasers...... torque...

update: we aren't building lasers...... torque wrenches are worthless to me on a bicycle---
by a show of hands out in the audience today (BF= 1000 lookers) who regularly uses a torque
wrench on...
10-07-08, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By G piny parnas

it sounds rusted--- very careful for thin ...

it sounds rusted--- very careful for thin
Columbus-- dont pound away--- try etching the top half of the bolt-- for the slot of
a standard blade screwdriver-- dremel?--- a sharp driver--- i did...
10-07-08, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 970
Posted By G piny parnas

seat post collar-- I would agree with that one---...

seat post collar-- I would agree with that one--- a nice project and a good look.
10-07-08, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,946
Posted By G piny parnas

use an older skewer with deeper innards to...

use an older skewer with deeper innards to accomodate an extended axle---or
not a big deal to get some cone wrenches and pop either a shorter QR axle in there --
or a nutted one--- ghetto style,...
10-07-08, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By G piny parnas

treat the bike like its a treat to ride -- not a...

treat the bike like its a treat to ride -- not a trick-- to be thrown down stairs, left on its side etc...
abuse your bike and you got issues.......
Sora is crap.... get some money and some...
10-07-08, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By G piny parnas

retro vintage obsolete?-- the whole reason quills...

retro vintage obsolete?-- the whole reason quills went bye, bye, was because of the "advanced
technology" of a threadless combo-- easy to maintain and adjust-- whats up wit this?
10-06-08, 06:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,209
Posted By G piny parnas

you must experiment-- do it yourself-- this is...

you must experiment-- do it yourself-- this is the American way--
soon you will build frames...
the wright bros. didnt go to taiwan to take flight--- be inspired-- get a file-- do it and
tell us...
10-06-08, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By G piny parnas

a good description of the brand and age might be...

a good description of the brand and age might be in order
campy stuff is very sensitive and sometimes tool specific......
pictures?
10-06-08, 05:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,151
Posted By G piny parnas

i WANT a colnago master lugged steel track bike--...

i WANT a colnago master lugged steel track bike-- leave me now...............................
10-06-08, 05:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,209
Posted By G piny parnas

Have you seen a Colnago Master-- lugged,...

Have you seen a Colnago Master-- lugged, absolutely drop dead affinity for perfection---
life is too short to ride fat welds--- I want to ride a classic lugged handmade bike--
the NABS has brought...
10-06-08, 05:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,209
Posted By G piny parnas

well, here goes, it is not a crack. back and...

well, here goes, it is not a crack.
back and forth on a low end frame--- gas for 1 day of work is the price.
take a file to it.
let us all have a raffle-- the winner gets the frame-- everybody pay...
10-06-08, 04:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,789
Posted By G piny parnas

have your old steel 27 frame-- fine--- get a good...

have your old steel 27 frame-- fine--- get a good lightweight aluminum 27 rear( re-laced track)
put a newer track style 700 fork-- or even a 650.... run your 700 front pink aerospoke, but not...
10-06-08, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By G piny parnas

find an old Pinarello --- or Guerciotti.... slx--...

find an old Pinarello --- or Guerciotti.... slx-- tight geo-- worthy, worthy steel lugged rides.......
Have you seen the new Gios?--- oh, my gooosh........
10-06-08, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,240
Posted By G piny parnas

absolutehely georgeous--- i cant afford this,...

absolutehely georgeous--- i cant afford this, but, I can afford some Johnny Walker(gold)
Maybe if I drink until I get...
10-06-08, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By G piny parnas

160- 165 campy BMX ok nothing longer-- raise...

160- 165
campy BMX ok
nothing longer-- raise your seat--- dont peg out when your running from the cops....
I know you did it.....
10-06-08, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,367
Posted By G piny parnas

campy skeleton---

campy skeleton---
10-06-08, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By G piny parnas

wine corks work well and also float magic...

wine corks work well and also float
magic marker caps
njs app. chrome...........................................
I currently run bullet burbon cork ends.... way faster..............makes...
10-06-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 91,865
Posted By G piny parnas

Hi honey, I'm homeless.............. where's my...

Hi honey, I'm homeless.............. where's my Makers, darling,,,,,, Hello?
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