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04-30-11, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By cg1985

Ah so it is MM to inches then? I was able to...

Ah so it is MM to inches then? I was able to figure out the conversion, (just divide the larger by the smaller, etc etc) but wasn't sure what unit of measurement it was. I guess I could have taken my...
04-30-11, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By cg1985

But what's the conversion? mm to inches?

But what's the conversion? mm to inches?
04-30-11, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By cg1985

Silly Question

So I was looking at frame geometry for a friend on BD, and It has a listing for stand-over height, it lists it as a number like, "756" but no unit designation, what is it?
04-16-11, 03:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,634
Posted By cg1985

I have it, I like it. I've used it a few times as...

I have it, I like it. I've used it a few times as both a lever and as a wrench. the flat side can make it awkard sometimes to pack, but it is ace for leverage.

Well I don't have this exact one,...
04-13-11, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 310,346
Posted By cg1985

Best ad ever.

http://annarbor.craigslist.org/bik/2322212002.html

This guy knows how to sell a bike.
04-01-11, 10:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,394
Posted By cg1985

Wait... So you mean... my ride to the Liquor...

Wait... So you mean... my ride to the Liquor store to get more PBR isn't a 'big' ride?
03-29-11, 08:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,099
Posted By cg1985

I just went to the LBS to get another chain, I...

I just went to the LBS to get another chain, I like to replace them once a year, just cause it's easier than cleaning sometimes, and if I let them get super gunked up, it's just less frustrating. But...
03-26-11, 01:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,416
Posted By cg1985

Squirrel Threadnaught incoming...

Squirrel Threadnaught incoming...
03-25-11, 08:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,801
Posted By cg1985

Hmm, I am really diggin' this bike... I really...

Hmm, I am really diggin' this bike... I really like riding year round, but I only have steel bikes and I am waaay to lazy to properly take care of a steel bike in the winter. An Aluminum bike is...
03-23-11, 10:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,803
Posted By cg1985

The best locking strategy is to just use a u-lock...

The best locking strategy is to just use a u-lock and lock up next to a bike that is A) Nicer B) Easier to steal C) both. C + U-Lock equals best method.
03-21-11, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 797
Posted By cg1985

I am going to assume you had most of the parts...

I am going to assume you had most of the parts lying around?
03-21-11, 08:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,152
Posted By cg1985

Yea, I am kind of over Gatorskins.

Yea, I am kind of over Gatorskins.
03-21-11, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By cg1985

This ^ Be careful with conversions. ...

This ^

Be careful with conversions.

Some bikes are good candidates for conversion, some aren't some of the links and info in the start here section should help.

I am kind of in the...
03-14-11, 09:47 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 8,358
Posted By cg1985

ME?! oh wait, no no. not me either.

ME?! oh wait, no no. not me either.
03-14-11, 09:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 650
Posted By cg1985

I am 5'8 ish and have a 29-30 ish inseam, 50-52...

I am 5'8 ish and have a 29-30 ish inseam, 50-52 is ideal, but I ride a 48cm, because it was available at the time. As always, best way to find out if a bike fits is to have it set up properly and...
03-10-11, 11:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,196
Posted By cg1985

I support it sometimes. I have gotten lots of...

I support it sometimes. I have gotten lots of things from the LBS. But I try to get as much as I can through craig's list and the local co-op.
03-10-11, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 243,334
Posted By cg1985

Sup. Both from Blick's. Both totally awesome. ...

Sup. Both from Blick's. Both totally awesome.

http://i573.photobucket.com/albums/ss171/GlachDuwat/5.jpg
http://i573.photobucket.com/albums/ss171/GlachDuwat/bagstuff2.jpg...
03-07-11, 09:09 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,194
Posted By cg1985

I split time between braking and skidding,...

I split time between braking and skidding, braking is more efficient, better for the tires, and easier. Also, skidding is sometimes not something one can do instantaneously, at least not me, so it's...
03-03-11, 12:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 944
Posted By cg1985

Wow that sounds pretty horrible. May I...

Wow that sounds pretty horrible.

May I suggest starting an Online bike forum Bike parts Co-op? Where people partake in parts sharing. Set it up like they do with that book thing, Paper Back swap....
02-28-11, 08:12 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 59,958
Posted By cg1985

Yea, I usually just use Sheldon brown's locking...

Yea, I usually just use Sheldon brown's locking method. I should lock up the front wheel, but I rarely do, but I also rarely leave my bike locked outside for very long.

Usually I am parked next to...
02-28-11, 06:46 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 8,358
Posted By cg1985

Blicks is the best. Woop ...

Blicks is the best. Woop


http://i573.photobucket.com/albums/ss171/GlachDuwat/bagbike.jpg
http://i573.photobucket.com/albums/ss171/GlachDuwat/5.jpg

This is how I carry my U-Lock currently,...
02-25-11, 10:25 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 11,597
Posted By cg1985

My Bike: ...

My Bike:
http://i573.photobucket.com/albums/ss171/GlachDuwat/WebBike3.jpg?t=1298650996

Probably the Car it resembles: ...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-10, 09:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,542
Posted By cg1985

I am lucky to have a group around here called,...

I am lucky to have a group around here called, "common cycle" that not only performs free repairs, but also will teach you how to repair your bike yourself, also for free.

Having someone live and...
11-28-10, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,194
Posted By cg1985

I know this isn't SS or Fixed... But what the hell?

Ok, so I saw a bike like this in Ann Arbor Michigan, and thought it was just a weird art bike, but then my dad saw the same kind of bike in heidelberg germany and send my a picture.

What the hell...
11-23-10, 09:39 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,332
Posted By cg1985

Well, here is my first, and only fixed gear, I am...

Well, here is my first, and only fixed gear, I am currently building up a Peugeot UO-8 a lot like the one on the first page, but I don't think I'll go with risers.
...
11-16-10, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By cg1985

You can get cheaper BB's than VO I got an...

You can get cheaper BB's than VO

I got an IRD and popped off the cups and replaced them with French Threaded Cups, not the phil ones. Cheaper ones.

Total cost for the BB was like 18 dollars...
11-16-10, 09:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,131
Posted By cg1985

Blicks bags have been fantastic for me, I highly...

Blicks bags have been fantastic for me, I highly recommend saving a few more bucks and talking to Blicks.

Here is some photo's of my recent bag:
...
11-11-10, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,344
Posted By cg1985

I know a guy who got one. If I understand it...

I know a guy who got one. If I understand it correctly, it's a guy from Hungary, or Turkey?

The bag was very very awesome, but that's about all I can say about them.
11-01-10, 11:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,753
Posted By cg1985

I attended the Halloween Alley Cat we have around...

I attended the Halloween Alley Cat we have around here called, "night of the living Tread"

It was the fifth one they've done. It was pretty Cool.
10-25-10, 08:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,074
Posted By cg1985

I, for one, welcome our new missed connection...

I, for one, welcome our new missed connection overlords.
10-25-10, 08:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,613
Posted By cg1985

Funny thing is, I am doing a 'How-To' speech for...

Funny thing is, I am doing a 'How-To' speech for one of my college Classes, and it's 'How to be a Hipster'

Included in the speech is a bit about fixed gears, and included in that bit, is a quote...
10-04-10, 11:53 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,844
Posted By cg1985

I saw a Madison at a local bike shop that had...

I saw a Madison at a local bike shop that had SUPER SHALLOW drops on them, I am not sure the brand, but they looked like something that might be pretty good for the right looking bike.

See, I like...
10-04-10, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 886
Posted By cg1985

Props on using Google Chrome though!

Props on using Google Chrome though!
09-20-10, 01:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,939
Posted By cg1985

Currently at the coffee shop, rode here, first...

Currently at the coffee shop, rode here, first time I haven't worn my helmet in months, now I am afraid to ride home. :(
09-20-10, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3,887
Views: 516,341
Posted By cg1985

Confirmin' Dis. Also these bags kick ass, I...

Confirmin' Dis.

Also these bags kick ass, I should take some sweet pics of my newest Blick Bag and put it in the custom Messenger bag forum.
08-29-10, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By cg1985

I have it, Not impressed. The Chain links on the...

I have it, Not impressed. The Chain links on the back side of the lockring tool can make it a pain to get a good grip on the lock ring.
08-29-10, 04:08 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,746
Posted By cg1985

I never count, but just thinking of some recent...

I never count, but just thinking of some recent riding, at least 30 miles, maybe more. My daily riding is usually around 20-25.
08-22-10, 09:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,586
Posted By cg1985

Nah, I am not cool enough to go brake less. I can...

Nah, I am not cool enough to go brake less. I can get to a stop pretty quickly by alternating legs and locking the rear wheel though. But down steep hills and in traffic, I prefer to have a brake.
...
08-21-10, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By cg1985

Your perception of my tone is incredibly...

Your perception of my tone is incredibly accurate, I gotta say. :eyeroll:
08-21-10, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By cg1985

Maybe we should add links to parts sites on the...

Maybe we should add links to parts sites on the 'Go here first sticky' and then add in big flashing red letters: SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL LBS, SCUMBAG!
08-20-10, 09:04 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,944
Posted By cg1985

Most of my Noob moments came when I was building...

Most of my Noob moments came when I was building the bike.

One of the funnier ones while riding though:

I was riding from where I work to the next city over to meet some friends, went to skid...
08-19-10, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 689
Posted By cg1985

Check out the commuter forum, they have thread...

Check out the commuter forum, they have thread after thread of good winter advice!
08-18-10, 04:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,267
Posted By cg1985

Currently eating. Brat and waffle fries at rays...

Currently eating. Brat and waffle fries at rays red hots. Delicious
08-18-10, 11:15 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,586
Posted By cg1985

I like 17t and 19t cogs for skidding purposes....

I like 17t and 19t cogs for skidding purposes. Though I am not a particularly good skidder. Usually I can lock up the rear wheel for a second or so but then it puses my leg around and I have to do it...
08-18-10, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 138,365
Posted By cg1985

Hey Look, It's my long lost brother. I photo...

Hey Look, It's my long lost brother. I photo shopped a J. Crew Logo into one of my pictures, Bu I figure you all have seen enough of me in this thread.
08-18-10, 11:06 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,586
Posted By cg1985

I ride 46/17, Been thinking of cutting that down...

I ride 46/17, Been thinking of cutting that down to 44/17 not a huge difference, but makes it a little easier and forces me to spin more.

I guess I could go 46/19 and make a larger jump,...
08-18-10, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 138,365
Posted By cg1985

It's not a J. Crew Advert, I swear! Here is...

It's not a J. Crew Advert, I swear! Here is another goofy picture of me, as proof:


http://i573.photobucket.com/albums/ss171/GlachDuwat/snowwalk4.jpg


...
08-18-10, 12:31 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 138,365
Posted By cg1985

Here's a glamor shot for all you: ...

Here's a glamor shot for all you:

http://i573.photobucket.com/albums/ss171/GlachDuwat/sailing.jpg
08-17-10, 07:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,281
Posted By cg1985

Ok, this might sound like a basic, and silly...

Ok, this might sound like a basic, and silly question. But since most chain rings are perfectly round, and concentric, are these photo's taken at their tightest, or loosest spot?

I would think the...
08-15-10, 08:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,280
Posted By cg1985

This x 1000000000

This x 1000000000
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