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03-05-14, 03:35 AM
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Posted By highonpez

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Z4iWAnrMGU ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Z4iWAnrMGU
This is the best kind of insane.
12-17-13, 12:07 PM
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Posted By highonpez

Edited above with example. Figured I should say...

Edited above with example. Figured I should say because bad timing of edit.
12-17-13, 12:00 PM
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Views: 108,381
Posted By highonpez

That was really good and really unexpected here. ...

That was really good and really unexpected here. Do you listen to Danielle Ate The Sandwhich (Danielle Anderson) at all? Less grandiose and goofier but same feel....
12-03-13, 11:56 AM
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Views: 1,350
Posted By highonpez

My brother got a Zebrakenko that the previous...

My brother got a Zebrakenko that the previous owner tried to singlespeed with a quickrelease in back. The wheel kept slipping, of course, so he welded a couple washers onto the dropout to fit the...
11-04-13, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By highonpez

Not cycling-specific, but outdoor specific. The...

Not cycling-specific, but outdoor specific. The "Stoic" brand stuff that backcountry.com sells is very generous in the sleeves. And merino is the best base layer.
07-31-13, 01:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,321
Posted By highonpez

It's probably above your paygrade at this point...

It's probably above your paygrade at this point to take the headset apart. And unless it feels rough you probably don't need to. To take apart the bottom bracket you need a lockring tool...
07-10-13, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By highonpez

I had to search a bit for the "imperfections" on...

I had to search a bit for the "imperfections" on my Windsor The Hour. They overstate any problems that are there.
06-29-13, 01:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,021
Posted By highonpez

Bring a complete change of clothes down to...

Bring a complete change of clothes down to uderwear and socks. Roll the clothes for transit. Having a shower at your disposal is awesome. For commuting the only item that really matters for comfort...
06-29-13, 01:18 AM
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Posted By highonpez

Hottt.

Hottt.
06-29-13, 12:57 AM
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Views: 5,614
Posted By highonpez

Keep 'em pumped up properly and you'll be fine. ...

Keep 'em pumped up properly and you'll be fine. Also, a little wider couldn't hurt and would make the ride more comfy for you. If your tube does pop you won't fly, you'll just slow down quickly...
06-25-13, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,439
Views: 108,381
Posted By highonpez

Yeah, okay dude. At the risk of sounding like an...

Yeah, okay dude. At the risk of sounding like an old dude, while surely being younger than you: your music just sounds like a bunch of noise.



This is really fantastic. Thanks for that. I...
06-23-13, 11:09 PM
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Views: 1,897,344
Posted By highonpez

Someone help me figure out what I'm looking at...

Someone help me figure out what I'm looking at here (http://greenbay.craigslist.org/bik/3887670678.html). What the hell was he doing? And there's no way for it to stop as is, right?

Yeah, yeah,...
06-22-13, 11:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,745
Posted By highonpez

He has 23 bikes available to ride whenever he...

He has 23 bikes available to ride whenever he wants. You will have one in a box. That is the difference he sees.
06-21-13, 10:40 PM
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Posted By highonpez

Yeah, you're hopefully right. But comparing...

Yeah, you're hopefully right. But comparing prices to chainring bolt sets I've seen, I figured I'd be paying the same inflated price. No reason not to actually go and check, though.
06-21-13, 12:36 PM
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Posted By highonpez

ftfy[/QUOTE] fixed twice

ftfy[/QUOTE]
fixed twice
06-21-13, 12:09 PM
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Posted By highonpez

Sweet. Thanks. edit: Huh. Those should...

Sweet. Thanks.

edit: Huh. Those should cost way less than 10 bucks for a set.

editedit: Okay, like 7, but Niagara Cycle's product details are fuzzy at best and non-existent in this case.
06-20-13, 11:30 PM
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Posted By highonpez

So.....whatupwiththat. I just want to know...

So.....whatupwiththat. I just want to know whether to waste the 10 bucks on trying new bolts.
06-20-13, 10:41 AM
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Posted By highonpez

Pirate it. I fail to feel a bit guilty if I've...

Pirate it. I fail to feel a bit guilty if I've actually paid for the album.
06-20-13, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 947,365
Posted By highonpez

I bought a chainring spanner for this reason. ...

I bought a chainring spanner for this reason. The bolts are actually bottomed out.
06-20-13, 01:57 AM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 947,365
Posted By highonpez

I still have the stock crankset on my Windsor The...

I still have the stock crankset on my Windsor The Hour. The majority of the chainring bolts don't actually tighten to snug, but tighten to spinning (not quite free) on the crank spiders. This is...
06-20-13, 01:46 AM
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Views: 601,878
Posted By highonpez

Ugh. You know what the actual argument is here,...

Ugh. You know what the actual argument is here, but you're avoiding it. It does look really sweet. It's dirty and ridden. But it's also pretty unsafe (even if that dude never had a problem). And...
06-15-13, 11:49 AM
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Posted By highonpez

I realllly like the gumwalls on those.

I realllly like the gumwalls on those.
06-11-13, 01:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,976
Posted By highonpez

This joke confuses me way more than it should. ...

This joke confuses me way more than it should. He was the Cardinal in the movie from which Buddy Jesus comes from. So....
06-10-13, 12:30 AM
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Views: 601,878
Posted By highonpez

322301 I really hope I get an e-mail back from...

322301
I really hope I get an e-mail back from this craigslist guy. Mostly because I want to save this bike from a life of torment. They might as well be rolling that Sarah McLaughlin song in the...
06-08-13, 01:58 PM
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Views: 10,588
Posted By highonpez

http://i.imgur.com/9kLal6a.jpg Rain bike, what...

http://i.imgur.com/9kLal6a.jpg
Rain bike, what what. And with a terrible cell phone pic, but I don't think it's worth it to go out with my camera and take a glamour shot.
06-03-13, 03:01 AM
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Views: 601,878
Posted By highonpez

320884 This thing made me physically gag. God...

320884
This thing made me physically gag. God help any fools who buys that Thruster-wheeled deathtrap.
http://greenbay.craigslist.org/bik/3843930327.html...
05-31-13, 12:12 AM
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Posted By highonpez

Seems like a bad week for them. My brother just...

Seems like a bad week for them. My brother just got a rear wheel delivered today but it was a red Weinmann DP rim instead of a black and silver LP like he ordered. Which, if it weren't so gaudy...
05-31-13, 12:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,876
Posted By highonpez

Not only is riding one dangerous, but posting on...

Not only is riding one dangerous, but posting on a forum dedicated to them can give you a computer virus. And lupus.
05-30-13, 11:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,129
Posted By highonpez

I suppose Twin Six stuff kind of fits this...

I suppose Twin Six stuff kind of fits this category. Even if it's a silly question.
05-30-13, 11:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,919
Posted By highonpez

Mine's three strips of velcro and seems easy and...

Mine's three strips of velcro and seems easy and secure enough, but there's probably more user friendly ones out there. I don't have much to compare it to except an olddddd Planetbike one that I got...
05-30-13, 12:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,919
Posted By highonpez

This. Jandd stuff seems pretty damn bulletproof...

This. Jandd stuff seems pretty damn bulletproof from my experience. Mostly, the seat bag is so that I can move my rear light to other bikes without having to undo the little plastic bracket from my...
05-23-13, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By highonpez

I...

I (http://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_STOR20.cgi?Action=List&SubCategory=Bikes:%20Road)f price is a holdup, find something that fits you here...
05-19-13, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,439
Views: 108,381
Posted By highonpez

.....What kind of string instrument is that? ...

.....What kind of string instrument is that? Otherwise it was wacky and energetic and great.
05-15-13, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By highonpez

Yeahhhhh. And you posted that before I even...

Yeahhhhh. And you posted that before I even finished reading the thread with the posts in it.

Mod cleanup on aisle 4?
05-15-13, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By highonpez

Ideally you're going to have a couple rear cogs...

Ideally you're going to have a couple rear cogs to switch out as you see fit, so you shouldn't worry much about those sizes yet. I'm not a track dude though, so I'm going to shut up and let people...
05-11-13, 11:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 902
Posted By highonpez

Damn, this thread is a mess. It would also help...

Damn, this thread is a mess. It would also help to know where you're located. If you're near Toronto or some other big city you could find a shop that does a lot of single speed bikes. If you're...
05-08-13, 01:07 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 861,064
Posted By highonpez

Even though you're joking, I just got a little...

Even though you're joking, I just got a little bit violently angry. My brain could not handle it.
05-07-13, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 601,878
Posted By highonpez

I just struggled for 20 minutes to take off my...

I just struggled for 20 minutes to take off my crank arm......without taking off the crank bolt first. Gee, I wonder why that didn't work.
05-04-13, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,387
Posted By highonpez

Well done. Subtlety is a lost art.

Well done. Subtlety is a lost art.
05-04-13, 01:06 PM
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Views: 108,381
Posted By highonpez

This. You may not be able to tell on ****ty ipod...

This. You may not be able to tell on ****ty ipod earbuds, but sonically when you are converting to a low quality video file and then ripping that into a lossy audio file...just ew. It's not what...
05-03-13, 01:28 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 861,064
Posted By highonpez

(From personal experience) That leaves a really...

(From personal experience) That leaves a really fun scar.
05-01-13, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,439
Views: 108,381
Posted By highonpez

Ha. This is basically what I was going to say. ...

Ha. This is basically what I was going to say. Ripping youtube audio makes my eardrums scared. I already have both albums downloaded from.....less than legal sources, so I'm good on that. But...
04-30-13, 03:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,197
Posted By highonpez

I never worry about toe overlap on my 56cm The...

I never worry about toe overlap on my 56cm The Hour, for what it's worth.
04-27-13, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,439
Views: 108,381
Posted By highonpez

No good without a link. We'll see how long until...

No good without a link. We'll see how long until Victory takes down this video too.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83S7ZDH4rzY
And yes. It's everything we could have hoped for.
04-24-13, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By highonpez

I wouldn't worry about changing the brake...

I wouldn't worry about changing the brake calipers. One, because the ones on there are probably decent, and two because you'd have to drill out one side of the fork hole to accept modern brakes.
...
04-24-13, 12:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,918
Posted By highonpez

Moral of the story: tighten your cogs or the...

Moral of the story: tighten your cogs or the communists win.
04-16-13, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1,439
Views: 108,381
Posted By highonpez

Hey, guys. Guess who's back? ...

Hey, guys. Guess who's back?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RlcrCRSY4Y
04-14-13, 03:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,387
Posted By highonpez

I don't think there's any real advantage to...

I don't think there's any real advantage to rebuilding an old 27" wheel. You can even get (new)high flange nowadays if that's your jam.
04-09-13, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By highonpez

My pants inseam is 31" and I'm never in any...

My pants inseam is 31" and I'm never in any danger from that toptube. I think that sounds reasonable, but man, I'm no expert.
04-09-13, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By highonpez

Sort of true. Less maintenance, but cartridges...

Sort of true. Less maintenance, but cartridges have to be replaced periodically. But mostly it's just indicative of a better wheel. The stock wheels on the Hour are pretty junky (I know firsthand)...
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