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10-29-15, 12:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,685
Posted By hohum

Horn Honking == Assault? That's pretty ****ing...

Horn Honking == Assault? That's pretty ****ing absurd.

I would hope that anyone who rides around in a crowded metro area for more than 5 minutes a day would be used to dealing with angry...
10-29-15, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 607,527
Posted By hohum

130x15 or 225 gear inches according to this...

130x15 or 225 gear inches according to this article: Date with Death (http://cycling.ahands.org/bicycling/datewithdeath.html). He apparently needed to be pushed to 50Mph before he was stable enough...
10-29-15, 08:25 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,332
Posted By hohum

Right? What business is it of hers if you want...

Right? What business is it of hers if you want to ignore the fact that cyclists are typically required by law to stop for traffic signals. Why should she care that you aren't risk averse enough to...
10-29-15, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 607,527
Posted By hohum

https://texastailwind.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/...

https://texastailwind.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/meiffret-130-dents.jpg
10-26-15, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 136,869
Posted By hohum

http://picresize.com/images/rsz_1s9y1ppo.jpg

http://picresize.com/images/rsz_1s9y1ppo.jpg
10-26-15, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,226
Posted By hohum

Really wish bikeforums supported [timg]. Or I...

Really wish bikeforums supported [timg]. Or I could figure out a way to get thumbnails out of imgur.
10-26-15, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,226
Posted By hohum

Yep thanks. A pen-sized flathead did the trick. ...

Yep thanks. A pen-sized flathead did the trick. Feel a bit foolish now but oh well!
10-26-15, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,226
Posted By hohum

Opening a KMC master link

I'd like to install this chain:

http://i.imgur.com/7p8yeip.jpg (http://imgur.com/7p8yeip)

http://i.imgur.com/Plexnc9.jpg (http://imgur.com/Plexnc9)

And I bought what I thought were the...
10-26-15, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By hohum

All you need is a can of Bacitracin and you're...

All you need is a can of Bacitracin and you're all set.
10-26-15, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,113
Posted By hohum

Yeah but when the police officer finds the...

Yeah but when the police officer finds the slingshot on your person you're going to have some explaining to do.
10-26-15, 11:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,029
Posted By hohum

IMHO this was your most glaring error: ...

IMHO this was your most glaring error:



Don't ride on the sidewalks! It's downright unsafe; and even illegal in an ever growing number of municipalities.

Sidewalks are for pedestrians,...
10-26-15, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 154,639
Posted By hohum

How long as the pain job been chipped? Is it...

How long as the pain job been chipped? Is it chipped down to bare metal? Has it seen wet weather riding (hint: velodromes can be outside too).

If you're going to spend 800 bucks on a frame get...
10-26-15, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,870
Posted By hohum

60 GI is a good starting point. You can slog...

60 GI is a good starting point. You can slog through all sorts of terrain @60GI.

Source: runs 60GI while everyone else stays home on snow days.
10-26-15, 09:40 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 95,887
Posted By hohum

Just here to point out the fact that you...

Just here to point out the fact that you shouldn't be riding fast enough on ice to lock up your front wheel *and* loose the ability to stop.

Also: ride with studs in the winter. They really...
10-26-15, 09:33 AM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,474
Posted By hohum

Technology geek checking in here. The...

Technology geek checking in here.

The FreeBSD Project (http://www.freebsd.org)

You can spend a lot less than 300 bucks on a used laptop if you're not into running windows. I recently picked...
10-26-15, 09:28 AM
10-26-15, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5,718
Views: 1,089,334
Posted By hohum

I plan on buying wide risers for my winter beater.

I plan on buying wide risers for my winter beater.
10-26-15, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,780
Posted By hohum

I understand. I'd be pretty stoked to own a...

I understand. I'd be pretty stoked to own a Bareknuckle too. My SO saw the purple one and fell in love with it so I'll probably end up getting one in her size.
10-25-15, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,780
Posted By hohum

This is true but there are two advantages to...

This is true but there are two advantages to building your own bike.

1) You get to learn more about bikes.

2) You get to choose what goes on it. Generally speaking that's going to be higher...
10-22-15, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By hohum

I wound up with this: Tange-Seiki 109mm ISO...

I wound up with this:

Tange-Seiki 109mm ISO sealed-cartridge bottom bracket | Retrogression (http://www.retro-gression.com/product/tange-seiki-109mm-iso-sealed-cartridge-bottom-bracket)

Because...
10-22-15, 03:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,023
Posted By hohum

The most dangerous thing about riding on the road...

The most dangerous thing about riding on the road is dodging the odd bits of road rage that come from people who are irritated that you're slowing down their morning/afternoon commutes. And even...
10-21-15, 09:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,023
Posted By hohum

Someone did something wrong and apologized about...

Someone did something wrong and apologized about it. Time to complain to the Internet.
10-19-15, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 154,639
Posted By hohum

Cinelli Mash Histogram Black Blue White Track Fix...

Cinelli Mash Histogram Black Blue White Track Fix Fixie Fixed Gear Single Speed | eBay...
10-17-15, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,766
Posted By hohum

The frame will take up to 45C but probably not...

The frame will take up to 45C but probably not with the rear wheel slammed all the way back in the drops like that.
10-12-15, 08:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,915
Posted By hohum

I don't understand what your problem with that...

I don't understand what your problem with that statement is. I'm not absolving him of responsibility.
10-12-15, 04:36 PM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,474
Posted By hohum

Also doubles as a fantastic excuse for leaving a...

Also doubles as a fantastic excuse for leaving a job.

If you run out of excuses just start memorizing and rattling off random forum threads.
10-12-15, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 154,639
Posted By hohum

Don't worry, your track dues covered the rest of...

Don't worry, your track dues covered the rest of that bike.
10-12-15, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 660
Posted By hohum

Are you writing a whitepaper or something? I...

Are you writing a whitepaper or something?

I doubt few if any school districts track that information. Good luck with your research.
10-12-15, 12:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,915
Posted By hohum

The newsiness of the story might die down but I...

The newsiness of the story might die down but I bet they're going to try and charge him. After all battery on a pregnant woman is aggravating circumstances. He could very well be in some serious...
10-12-15, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 154,639
Posted By hohum

So a quick update on this. I got the...

So a quick update on this.

I got the seller to give me the serial number off the frame in advance of shipping. I tried to have Cinelli verify its authenticity and they told me they don't track...
10-12-15, 12:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,915
Posted By hohum

I believe him. I've had to deal with lots of...

I believe him. I've had to deal with lots of hostile pedestrians in my time too; and while I don't have a scientific sampling, I'd wager more of them get hot under the collar than keep their cool.
...
10-12-15, 09:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,915
Posted By hohum

It's not cool that the cyclist turned around to...

It's not cool that the cyclist turned around to make another pass at the woman but she bears at least some responsibility here. If you yell and curse at people on the street, don't expect them to...
10-10-15, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 607,527
Posted By hohum

It's not really marketing genius. In a world...

It's not really marketing genius. In a world where we're all connected to each other cringe worthy **** tends to market itself.
10-09-15, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 154,639
Posted By hohum

I hope there's a story behind that.

I hope there's a story behind that.
10-08-15, 10:53 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 171,783
Posted By hohum

I've got a Mavic Ellipse wheelset that I'd like...

I've got a Mavic Ellipse wheelset that I'd like to trade out for something more road friendly. I would consider a 1:1 trade for something like an H+Son, Velocity A23 or Mavic Openpro paired with a...
10-07-15, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By hohum

Park Stand (not to be confused with a work stand)

Anyone have a recommendation for a portable stand to park and/or put a bike on display? It would obviously need to accommodate 700C tires (posting in SSFG for that reason).
10-07-15, 12:47 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 95,887
Posted By hohum

It looks to me like he also locked the frame;...

It looks to me like he also locked the frame; however, as long as you lock the rear wheel between the rear triangle you would need to destroy the rear wheel to steal the bike.



Lock Strategy...
10-07-15, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 154,639
Posted By hohum

Told you so. I'm now the proud new owner of one...

Told you so. I'm now the proud new owner of one of the 2013 RHC Barcelona prize bikes.
10-06-15, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 154,639
Posted By hohum

Either way I think I'm about done bidding. I'm...

Either way I think I'm about done bidding. I'm not going to pay more than 1500 bucks for it because that's about what it would be worth parted out.
10-06-15, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 154,639
Posted By hohum

Someone else would have to want the thing. The...

Someone else would have to want the thing. The trouble with this bike is this is the 2nd listing in an area of ebay that already gets very little attention; and I'm fairly certain the other bidder...
10-06-15, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 154,639
Posted By hohum

I think I may end up winning this auction \o/

I think I may end up winning this auction \o/
10-06-15, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5,718
Views: 1,089,334
Posted By hohum

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/ef/Ree...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/ef/Reeses-pieces-loose.png
10-06-15, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,908
Posted By hohum

Yeah sorry. I read the word Winter and I...

Yeah sorry.

I read the word Winter and I automatically assume people are talking about places that have seasons. Silly me.
10-06-15, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 850
Posted By hohum

OP surely must have attended a city council...

OP surely must have attended a city council meeting in which all participating members were given explicit instructions to "go talk about this on bikeforums." Yes. That must be why he thought this...
10-06-15, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By hohum

What year is that Colossi? It's a tig-welded...

What year is that Colossi?

It's a tig-welded frame. If you get a tig weld wrong, stuff like this happens. I think you may just be unlucky.
10-06-15, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By hohum

***URGENT*** NEW CAP DAY. ...

***URGENT*** NEW CAP DAY.

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_kFFsK9uidAo/S6FR2EVy7jI/AAAAAAAAB-Y/7rTecWuzGEc/s400/Foco_Steel_Deluxe_900px_3.jpg

It's just like the old cap.

SWAG
10-05-15, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 607,527
Posted By hohum

That looks to be a right turn only lane so really...

That looks to be a right turn only lane so really the only need to take the lane here is if you're being crowded out from the other side. Otherwise it ought to be pretty safe to simply pass on the...
10-05-15, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,474
Posted By hohum

Waffle House is an American staple. Short order...

Waffle House is an American staple. Short order food is yummy.
10-05-15, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 607,527
Posted By hohum

Yeah it's pretty dangerous to pass to the right...

Yeah it's pretty dangerous to pass to the right of people making a right hand turn. Just ignore the bike lane in cases like this.
10-05-15, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,908
Posted By hohum

Admittedly I haven't actually looked at the bike...

Admittedly I haven't actually looked at the bike he linked either ;)
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