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05-19-11, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,268,876
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

Haha, I thought the same thing. Yep,...

Haha, I thought the same thing.



Yep, that's pretty much it. Just requires patience, a lot of card space/a fast card (if you're shooting anything other than size small jpegs), and a lot of...
05-18-11, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,268,876
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2413/5735029137_84e...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2413/5735029137_84e8b27327_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/albertintoronto/5735029137/)

Bokeh panorama. Original file was:
102 images
14264x12917 resolution...
02-09-11, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

The aluminum Langster is an Allez with track...

The aluminum Langster is an Allez with track ends. Pedal strike galore if you run fixed.
01-29-11, 08:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,353
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

it is the furthest thing from water proof. even...

it is the furthest thing from water proof. even heavy/damp snow will mess it up, especially the stupid non-removable fur. but, it's warm and less gaudy than all the other expensive down jackets out...
01-25-11, 08:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,623
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

I think it was supported in the sense that maybe...

I think it was supported in the sense that maybe some new parts were paid for (Cinelli), helmets (Specialized), their airfare, etc. I'm not sure if a van followed them from Tokyo to Osaka.

Money...
01-25-11, 07:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,955
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

Somebody asked about smaller (HD) frames on the...

Somebody asked about smaller (HD) frames on the Iro Facebook page yesterday. Their response was:

I'm not sure how long it takes to replace stock, but I doubt it takes that long. It'll be the...
01-21-11, 08:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,751
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

I've punctured a nail (literally the tooth went...

I've punctured a nail (literally the tooth went through my fingernail) while cleaning a chain once. I accidentally bumped the crankarm and the cog (not chainring) tooth went through my nail. It was a...
01-20-11, 05:47 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,125
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

Too much. :cry:

Too much. :cry:
01-19-11, 07:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,353
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

I don't see how you could misunderstand my...

I don't see how you could misunderstand my sentence even with a rudimentary grasp of English grammar.

I don't personally think Vancouver is cold enough for these, but chances are all the Asian...
01-19-11, 06:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,353
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

I spent $500 CAD on a Canada Goose duck down...

I spent $500 CAD on a Canada Goose duck down parka, but that's actually worth it, IMO, as it'll last a decade and keep me warm in -15C weather. $650 for essentially a fancy windbreaker is pushing it....
01-17-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,968
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

I've used both, and found the Somas more...

I've used both, and found the Somas more secure/rigid, but that's not because of the clips. It's because I was using laminated leather straps versus thin, synthetic leather straps on the All-Cities....
12-10-10, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,640,902
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

Wow. This just really makes me want to turn my T1...

Wow. This just really makes me want to turn my T1 into a singlespeed.

Need to get a bigger frame first though. :(
12-03-10, 10:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,725
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

54 cm Trek T1 w/ a rear B43 and all aluminum bits...

54 cm Trek T1 w/ a rear B43 and all aluminum bits (Thomson seatpost, Profile bullhorns, Messenger crankset): just over 16. I could get it lighter if I ditched the deep wheel.

I need a bigger frame...
12-01-10, 11:18 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,631
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

I was calmly riding down College St. one day and...

I was calmly riding down College St. one day and somebody snuck up behind me (I had seen him at the previous light, riding an Argon 18 Electron) and every time I slowed I could hear him doing really...
11-28-10, 08:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,981
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

Although I appreciate the fact that you're trying...

Although I appreciate the fact that you're trying to build a bike that you really desire, try not to sacrifice too much practicality/usability for aesthetics & style. Aerospokes look great, but...
11-20-10, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,640,902
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

It's not on both sides. Fizik tape has an...

It's not on both sides. Fizik tape has an adhesive strip on the inside, and understandable there's no logo on that side. Also only two of the colours have the logo - black with white logo and white...
11-18-10, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 159,831
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

Bikes On Wheels Sweet Petes Urbane Cyclist ...

Bikes On Wheels
Sweet Petes
Urbane Cyclist

Although I can't imagine Sweet Pete's carrying quill stems and track grips.

Also, none of them are at Yonge & Bloor. A bikeshop at Yonge & Bloor...
11-18-10, 07:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,954
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

Like everyone has said, you can get a nicer...

Like everyone has said, you can get a nicer aluminum frame for the same price or cheaper. Pista Concept, Trek T1, Masi Coltello, etc.

You said you're only looking for a bike that FITS your wife......
11-15-10, 09:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,631
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

Maddy for a little over $300, Sputnik for $440....

Maddy for a little over $300, Sputnik for $440. That's some deal, OP. End thread!
11-15-10, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 670
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

Am I looking at it wrong? What's with the...

Am I looking at it wrong? What's with the upward-pointing track ends?

That colour really brings out the ugly welds.
11-11-10, 08:26 AM
11-11-10, 08:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,635
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

I imagine she's pulling the sensory deprivation...

I imagine she's pulling the sensory deprivation thing because of the mob of photographers/paparazzi behind her. I don't blame her. Catching Katy perry in stretchy lycra & spandex is probably one of...
11-10-10, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,228
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

I couldn't be arsed to find one. :p I stuck my...

I couldn't be arsed to find one. :p I stuck my Cane Creek OS cross lever ride next to the stem, and just didn't clamp it down all the way. Put down a few layers of electrical tape to fill in any...
11-10-10, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,471
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

I enjoy a set-and-forget method (depending on the...

I enjoy a set-and-forget method (depending on the shoes I happen to be wearing while riding) so I swear by the expensive double leather strap thing. I haven't tried Toshis but I know my MKS...
11-09-10, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,228
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

Probably because you're putting your lever on the...

Probably because you're putting your lever on the clamp area. The lever is not 31.8 mm. It's meant to fit a 31.8 mm bar BESIDE the clamp area. Big difference, really.

OP: Can you put the lever on...
11-08-10, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,640,902
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

It's just so hideous! I took a similar...

It's just so hideous!



I took a similar shot recently! Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6.

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs993.snc4/76643_1575803249106_1656330001_1382737_7084933_n.jpg
11-08-10, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,640,902
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

What the ****

What the ****
10-21-10, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,640,902
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

That mixte = awesome Coaster brake bikes...

That mixte = awesome

Coaster brake bikes with deep rims and track drops = even more awesome
10-19-10, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,640,902
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

What the hell, bird?!

What the hell, bird?!
10-18-10, 07:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 26,053
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

I always wrap end to center, but I always have...

I always wrap end to center, but I always have trouble with the ends when I reach the flat portion/stem clamp area. I snip it diagonally but can never get a clean look and both ends end up feeling...
10-17-10, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,640,902
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

Just playing around with my cheapo macro lens...

Just playing around with my cheapo macro lens adapter. Explains the vignetting & distortion.

And I know my chain is all filthy and unlubed. I'm taking it off for winter storage. :)

Big image!...
10-14-10, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,640,902
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

What's your problem? Scrod: that champagne...

What's your problem?

Scrod: that champagne Leader is your best build yet. I like it way more than the Madison or Kilo. Enjoy!
10-07-10, 07:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 29,052
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

What bars are those? They look really nice. ...

What bars are those? They look really nice.

Here's my setup. I actually jam an oversize cross lever on the clamp region right next to the stem. I cover the bar with a bit of electrical tape first,...
10-07-10, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,640,902
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

http://i282.photobucket.com/albums/kk280/AMNick200...

http://i282.photobucket.com/albums/kk280/AMNick2008/facepalm.jpg
10-03-10, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,640,902
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

See you when you wake up from the coma! God,...

See you when you wake up from the coma!

God, I hope that doesn't actually happen. What a jerk I'd be then! :lol:
10-03-10, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,640,902
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

All the sneakers out there meant for "fixed gear...

All the sneakers out there meant for "fixed gear riders" seem to be of the old-school, Converse Chuck Taylor sort of design. I was never into that really. I like classic-style soccer shoes, like the...
10-03-10, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,640,902
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

I still ride with my shoes and clipless pedals if...

I still ride with my shoes and clipless pedals if I'm going for a long ride on the weekends. But if I'm just riding to work or school, which is what happens during the week, I can't be bothered to...
10-03-10, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,640,902
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

Yay, bullhorns! And yes, I stick my bike in...

Yay, bullhorns!

And yes, I stick my bike in the wall vertically. :p As long as the tires are at least 23c and are pumped up to at least 80 psi, it'll shove in there and stay.
...
09-30-10, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 159,831
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

IIRC it closed down late this summer.

IIRC it closed down late this summer.
09-27-10, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 159,831
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

Ooogh, wiped out today. Damn slipperiness. I took...

Ooogh, wiped out today. Damn slipperiness. I took all the damage instead of the bike. Nasty patch of skin gone on the right arm, bruised hip. Helmet saved my head from looking the same as my arm (and...
09-26-10, 08:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,529
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?main_page=produ...

http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=188_232_592_1705&products_id=10217&zenid=9c37978106a428ff5d8bff572c9235e9...
09-24-10, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,640,902
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

*Whistles* Nice commuter! :D

*Whistles*

Nice commuter! :D
09-23-10, 08:35 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,109
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

One thing to note is that a helmet doesn't...

One thing to note is that a helmet doesn't protect your jaw from being mangled. :P Years ago I broke my jaw and shattered 4 teeth on the side of a car. Just my luck that I hit it at such an angle.
...
08-26-10, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,640,902
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

4-6 months?! I'd just do yourself and your...

4-6 months?! I'd just do yourself and your grandmother a favour and tidy it all up. I think everyone would thank you!
08-26-10, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,640,902
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

I've never really been able to balance it...

I've never really been able to balance it properly. My helmet's too curvy and I don't normally have beer/bricks with me. :P

Also, WoundedKnee, holy **** @ your place.
08-26-10, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

Me likey the shaved-down welds.

Me likey the shaved-down welds.
08-24-10, 09:27 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 34,968
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

Psht. It's technically already rideable. Who...

Psht. It's technically already rideable. Who cares about handlebars? Let's go! Action shots!
08-24-10, 03:11 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 34,968
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

Very nice, Scrod! Can't wait to see it. I...

Very nice, Scrod! Can't wait to see it.

I like your nice-and-tidy bike room too. :)
08-22-10, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

Who gives a ****. That **** is incredible.

Who gives a ****. That **** is incredible.
08-20-10, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,640,902
Posted By cleanupinaisle3

Not a proper photo. I got my new iPhone in the...

Not a proper photo. I got my new iPhone in the mail the other day so I've been playing with it for ages and snapping blurry pictures!

http://i36.tinypic.com/2ci7gwh.jpg
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