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10-29-11, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,926
Posted By SSSasky

The Lambda is open bearing. I ended up here...

The Lambda is open bearing. I ended up here because I was wondering the exact same thing - how to get the cap off. MKS does not produce a cartridge version of the Lambda.

Velo Orange specifically...
06-06-08, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By SSSasky

I think spacing is the only issue. Well, and...

I think spacing is the only issue.

Well, and the axle on the wheel. The skewer is almost irrelevant. The skewer just goes through the axle. The important thing is whether or not the axle fits...
06-01-08, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By SSSasky

Well, that was a waste of 2 minutes of my life,...

Well, that was a waste of 2 minutes of my life, and three perfectly good bikes. If you're just going to waste them, why not give them to a charity or something instead. Mindless waste is (as stupid...
06-01-08, 03:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,279
Posted By SSSasky

They claim the pedals weigh less than 100 grams...

They claim the pedals weigh less than 100 grams for a pair with cleats, which would make it lighter than most individual pedals without cleats. I have my doubts though - they list each pedal as 35...
05-31-08, 08:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,279
Posted By SSSasky

Custom CF Aerolites: ...

Custom CF Aerolites:

http://www.aerolitepedals.com/images/pedalangle.jpg

Aerolite (http://www.aerolitepedals.com/home.htm)
05-24-08, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,139
Posted By SSSasky

Just thought I'd chime in with a second (slightly...

Just thought I'd chime in with a second (slightly biased) vote for the Steelwool Tweed (http://steelwoolbicycles.ca/frames/tweed.php).

http://www.steelwoolbicycles.ca/frames/tweed_big.jpg

It's...
05-11-08, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By SSSasky

yeah, 42mm.

yeah, 42mm.
04-24-08, 06:36 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,765
Posted By SSSasky

Pff. I rock 39:17 all year. All manly-like.

Pff. I rock 39:17 all year. All manly-like.
04-24-08, 07:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,844
Posted By SSSasky

it's totally possible for a front wheel to be...

it's totally possible for a front wheel to be dished to one side accidentally. Just tension all of one side slightly more than the other. I had a wheel like that for a long time. It rode fine,...
04-20-08, 07:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,132
Posted By SSSasky

Tried Crank Bros on MTB and fixed. HATED them. ...

Tried Crank Bros on MTB and fixed. HATED them. Oh lord. Switched back to SPD. Very happy.
04-20-08, 07:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,192
Posted By SSSasky

I just find it sad that such a cool frame is...

I just find it sad that such a cool frame is built up as a jackass daily rider. I know lots of people here won't appreciate the frame, but it is pretty rad for what it is designed for. This is not...
04-18-08, 08:34 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 7,110
Posted By SSSasky

I like blowjobs. And as a Canadian, all...

I like blowjobs.


And as a Canadian, all of this gun talk is extremely foreign to me. It's not that I'm anti-handgun. It's just that this kind of prevalence doesn't exist up here. Different...
04-13-08, 12:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,719
Posted By SSSasky

I have some of the SWRVE jeans. I think they...

I have some of the SWRVE jeans. I think they rule. Fit is really good. Fabric feels great. My only real concern is long-term durability.

I rambled about them a bit on my blog...
04-13-08, 12:31 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 7,927
Posted By SSSasky

Awesome story man. Glad you caught the guy. ...

Awesome story man. Glad you caught the guy. Keep us posted on the legal bits that come.
04-10-08, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By SSSasky

Of course, a normal chain and one single solitary...

Of course, a normal chain and one single solitary half link does the same thing, and gives you a much wider selection of chain choices.
04-10-08, 09:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,433
Posted By SSSasky

Get a custom something. Vanilla springs to mind...

Get a custom something. Vanilla springs to mind for something worth looking at 300 years from now.
03-31-08, 08:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,387
Posted By SSSasky

http://youtube.com/watch?v=2c5sVV8PvBo ...

http://youtube.com/watch?v=2c5sVV8PvBo

Sparton ftl.
03-31-08, 08:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,228
Posted By SSSasky

Yeah, I'd probably take one too. Shipping to...

Yeah, I'd probably take one too. Shipping to Canada?

I have some friends who might want at least a couple.
02-04-08, 11:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 639
Posted By SSSasky

Long quill stems are so cheap, even new. There...

Long quill stems are so cheap, even new. There is no reason to risk that kind of foolishness. Same goes for the seatpost.
02-04-08, 11:33 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 13,061
Posted By SSSasky

Holman, no drilling is an option if you want it. ...

Holman, no drilling is an option if you want it. Read the first post.

If I'm gonna shell out that kind of money, I should be able to get it drilled if I want.

Not saying I'm going to shell out...
01-28-08, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By SSSasky

Wow, for a guy who wanders into the wrong forum...

Wow, for a guy who wanders into the wrong forum to ask a pretty crazy question, you sure did turn into an ass pretty quickly when no-one could help you.

9 and 10 speed compatibility pretty much...
01-19-08, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,465
Posted By SSSasky

I don't think they're that rare, for a...

I don't think they're that rare, for a collectible.

Just ride it.
01-14-08, 09:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,703
Posted By SSSasky

Weird. I was just having a conversation about...

Weird. I was just having a conversation about how much good luck I've had with Ultrasports. I've replaced my rear once in 2 years, and haven't replaced my front. I've had one puncture, the day I...
12-31-07, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By SSSasky

They are plenty beefy and get used on lots of...

They are plenty beefy and get used on lots of fixed gear bikes. A couple of my friends who own a shop run them, and love them. I'll probably get them for my next bling build. And they're pretty...
12-26-07, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By SSSasky

Like I said, I run an inch of spacers, no...

Like I said, I run an inch of spacers, no problem.

Bacardi Coke. DO IT!
12-26-07, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By SSSasky

as long as the threads extend far enough down to...

as long as the threads extend far enough down to get the top bearing race down onto the upper cup, it should work fine. I recently made a similar switch on a bike, and run 1" of spacers between my...
12-24-07, 09:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,913
Posted By SSSasky

Wow. Your apartment is 2500 square feet. That's...

Wow. Your apartment is 2500 square feet. That's twice the size of my childhood home. Are you famous? For your laundry skillz?
12-22-07, 08:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,571
Posted By SSSasky

These folks did 3300 miles... ...

These folks did 3300 miles...

http://fixhistio.blogspot.com/2006/06/big-fix-is-rolling.html
12-22-07, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 874
Posted By SSSasky

I have a soma cog, and it's run well for a couple...

I have a soma cog, and it's run well for a couple years now. I also just got some of the Noah's Arc bars and have about 100 miles on them. They're probably not your steez, but I really like them.
12-09-07, 07:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,341
Posted By SSSasky

I don't think the brake bridge would have held...

I don't think the brake bridge would have held your weight regardless of the drilling ...
12-09-07, 02:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,372
Posted By SSSasky

Other shops could get in on that frame deal. One...

Other shops could get in on that frame deal. One of my friends got one through my LBS at right around that price. QBP was selling them to anyone at the reduced price. I guess Jenson just cleaned...
12-09-07, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 872
Posted By SSSasky

yes it is.

yes it is.
11-19-07, 08:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,783
Posted By SSSasky

If you can wait until spring, then you'll want...

If you can wait until spring, then you'll want the Steelwool Tweed.

http://steelwoolbicycles.ca/frames/tweed.php

http://www.steelwoolbicycles.ca/frames/tweed_big.jpg
11-12-07, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By SSSasky

That Ain't No Track Bike!

That Ain't No Track Bike!
11-12-07, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By SSSasky

I sell the Pryme's at MEC (canada's REI). They...

I sell the Pryme's at MEC (canada's REI). They all have the same outer shell, but the inner rigid foam is fitted to three different sizes, and there are soft pads you can swap around beyond that.
...
09-18-07, 09:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,591
Posted By SSSasky

someone makes a SS freewheel with a little pin...

someone makes a SS freewheel with a little pin thing that you can push in to lock the freewheel mechanism ... i saw it on the blagosphere, so it must be real.

Pin in, fixed, pin out, freewheel. ...
08-30-07, 05:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,729
Posted By SSSasky

They're definitely just as safe - they have to...

They're definitely just as safe - they have to pass the same safety certifications. And generally, the thicker plastic shell gives the expanded foam a bit more protection from day-to-day bumping and...
08-24-07, 12:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,676
Posted By SSSasky

Looking for something versatile like the Cross...

Looking for something versatile like the Cross Check? Better tubing?

Steelwool Bicycles (http://www.steelwoolbicycles.ca) has a model called the "Tweed" coming in the fall. Tange Prestige...
08-24-07, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By SSSasky

I worked for les messagers when i was there. ...

I worked for les messagers when i was there. Worst pay in the city by far, but they are almost always hiring. They're on Mackay almost right above le Frigo Vert. There's a better paying courier...
08-23-07, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By SSSasky

I've only ever used grease on 5 different frames...

I've only ever used grease on 5 different frames (some new, some vintage, MTB and road--all SS and fixed). Never had a single BB seize. I'd probably only use the tape if something was a little...
08-23-07, 09:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By SSSasky

Le Grand Cycle on Cherrier is a great little shop...

Le Grand Cycle on Cherrier is a great little shop with a decent knowledge of all-things-fixed.

http://www.legrandcycle.com/

Revolution is a little shop specialising in fixed conversions and...
08-07-07, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By SSSasky

are they trying to fit a 1 1/8th headset? ...

are they trying to fit a 1 1/8th headset?





sorry. but it had to be asked.
07-30-07, 09:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,349
Posted By SSSasky

Apparently the Nashbar forks are the same as...

Apparently the Nashbar forks are the same as Winwoods, just rebranded, which have a good reputation. They are damn tempting. I want one for my crosscheck (the cross version, of course) and one for...
07-30-07, 09:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,442
Posted By SSSasky

Ultrasports have never been a problem for me...

Ultrasports have never been a problem for me (700x23 wirebead on Alex da-22). Gatorskins (700x28) on Aeroheads ... a hole different story. Although still not that bad. But maybe I'm just some kind...
07-28-07, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,462
Posted By SSSasky

le grand cycle atelier on cherrier is pretty good...

le grand cycle atelier on cherrier is pretty good for fixed gear stuff. Lemond's, IROs, good mix of components. Super friendly staff and very chilled out atmosphere.
...
07-24-07, 05:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,506
Posted By SSSasky

My BFSSFG has formula hubs, and IRO track cranks...

My BFSSFG has formula hubs, and IRO track cranks with Shimano 110 BB. My chainline seems a touch off now, even though I don't remember it being off when these exact components were on my old frame...
07-23-07, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 764
Posted By SSSasky

I think you're thinking of a 'master link' or...

I think you're thinking of a 'master link' or 'quick link'. A half link isn't magic ... it just makes your chain a little longer. Some magic ratios need them, some don't.

And that is definitely...
07-21-07, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,718
Posted By SSSasky

Well, I'm just glad I could contribute. ...

Well, I'm just glad I could contribute.

SSSasky - keeping the internets real since '73.

http://icanhascheezburger.files.wordpress.com/2007/06/i-m-in-ur-internet-cloging-ur-tubes.jpg
07-21-07, 07:58 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 29,318
Posted By SSSasky

Hey ... i got mine two days before my birthday,...

Hey ... i got mine two days before my birthday, and finished building it up on my b'day. Thanks Tony! Wicked birthday present. Big loves from Ottawa.
07-21-07, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,718
Posted By SSSasky

This thread actually made me dumber.

This thread actually made me dumber.
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