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Forum: Commuting
03-25-11, 12:44 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,378
Posted By beerfilter

They would only be elitist of you were competing...

They would only be elitist of you were competing in the same sport. Since you are not competing with them, you are not in the same sport, thus different hierarchies and no true elitism.

What you...
Forum: Commuting
03-20-11, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 609
Posted By beerfilter

I hate flashing. My own or others.

I hate flashing. My own or others.
03-20-11, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By beerfilter

The most fit place I have ever been was populated...

The most fit place I have ever been was populated by meat eaters. They did eat a diverse diet and trended towards a lot of fish and seafood for their meat but they were not shy about eating beef/pork...
02-23-11, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By beerfilter

Don't spend more than $400 for a fixed-gear that...

Don't spend more than $400 for a fixed-gear that you are using to improve your road abilities. Get a bike with road geometry not track geometry.
02-23-11, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 900
Posted By beerfilter

Just ask homeless dudes. They are always riding...

Just ask homeless dudes. They are always riding around on full-sus NeXts with a Big Gulp.
Forum: Commuting
02-18-11, 02:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,687
Posted By beerfilter

Jerks who ride on the sidewalks roll over my...

Jerks who ride on the sidewalks roll over my shrubberies to avoid peds. The street is a designated Bike Boulevard no less.
Forum: Commuting
09-12-10, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,029
Posted By beerfilter

Imagine if steel, aluminium, and carbon grew six...

Imagine if steel, aluminium, and carbon grew six to twelve feet a year in thickets that were almost impossible to eradicate.

In addition to its bio-degradability, weight and tensile properties,...
Forum: Commuting
09-12-10, 03:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,982
Posted By beerfilter

I have mountain-biked rocky, technical, central...

I have mountain-biked rocky, technical, central New Mexico on a rigid fork for 20 years and lived to tell about it.
09-12-10, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By beerfilter

For 99% of the usage that 99% of the SS/FG riders...

For 99% of the usage that 99% of the SS/FG riders actually partake in, the SE Draft is fine. In the sense that it is functional. It is just as light as most of the old conversions you see around.
...
09-12-10, 03:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,974
Posted By beerfilter

What did the word mean before 'lame'? In my...

What did the word mean before 'lame'? In my native language, 'gy' mean happy or joyous. I thought that is the original in English also.

Also, I travel to my job everyday on a fixed gear. (I say...
09-10-10, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By beerfilter

If you are going to tarckbike to read/learn about...

If you are going to tarckbike to read/learn about track bikes, you are doing it wrong.

They are mostly about randoneering, obscure films and pictures of girls on bikes.
09-09-10, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By beerfilter

I used to ride centuries in the 80s on bikes that...

I used to ride centuries in the 80s on bikes that were not much better (hi-ten, crap saddles, crap pedals, etc). If you die from riding 20 miles on a Draft, ask papa to take the pea out from under...
09-09-10, 01:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,923
Posted By beerfilter

For me, at less than about a 65in. gear inches...

For me, at less than about a 65in. gear inches (or so), it's no problem. You are rarely able to go fast enough to run into a problem.

I have a fixed 29er (with a brake) and 66in. that I run that...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-10, 01:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,390
Posted By beerfilter

I never treat my leather saddles with anything....

I never treat my leather saddles with anything. They break-in in less than a few hundred miles. I do take pains to prevent them from getting too wet -no more than a few minutes exposure to light...
09-07-10, 02:21 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,210
Posted By beerfilter

Most drivers expect it. If I went through every...

Most drivers expect it. If I went through every stop sign on my route expecting most motorists to expect me to run the signs, I would be dead.

It is the motorist who does expect you to stop that...
Forum: Commuting
09-06-10, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By beerfilter

Birkenstocks are leather. Birckentocks are...

Birkenstocks are leather.

Birckentocks are not good sandals.

Brooks are leather.

Therefore, Brooks are not good saddles.

Got it.
Forum: Commuting
09-06-10, 02:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,190
Posted By beerfilter

I think people are confusing thievery with...

I think people are confusing thievery with vandalism.
09-06-10, 02:25 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,210
Posted By beerfilter

Yield at stop signs. Slow down even when you have...

Yield at stop signs. Slow down even when you have right-of-way. Allow drivers to see that you are alert to the rules but modifying them for your mode of transportation.
Forum: Commuting
09-05-10, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By beerfilter

What is a few hours in exchange for a custom fit?...

What is a few hours in exchange for a custom fit? Furthermore, they are not unrideably painful while breaking in, just a bit stiff. In fact, more comfortable than a lot of 'unbreakable' saddles.

...
Forum: Commuting
08-30-10, 09:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,119
Posted By beerfilter

Regarding riding in the street: In a...

Regarding riding in the street:

In a residential area with lots of driveways the street is absolutely safer.
08-28-10, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By beerfilter

The SE Draft is well-rebranded with the name...

The SE Draft is well-rebranded with the name 'Workhorse'. You can take some pride in that. Many will tell you it sucks and it does indeed if you are holding it up to a lightweight track bike for...
08-24-10, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By beerfilter

Solution One: Put a smaller freewheel cog and a...

Solution One: Put a smaller freewheel cog and a larger fixed cog on your flip/flop hub. Use freewheel for longer/hilllier/fitness rides so you can mashu up and coast down. Use the fixed gear when in...
08-24-10, 01:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,178
Posted By beerfilter

I thought of the Cachet as well, looking at the...

I thought of the Cachet as well, looking at the picture of the Cachet, though, I can firmly say I would MUCH rather have the Fuji.
06-14-10, 12:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,434
Posted By beerfilter

I have a brakeless, fixed 29er with platforms...

I have a brakeless, fixed 29er with platforms that runs at 71 gear inches (32x13). I ride it at about 8-12 mph -a rough estimate- on bike routes and other low/low-speed traffic streets at max...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-10, 12:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,135
Posted By beerfilter

I hate it when people who shop at Best Buy doubt...

I hate it when people who shop at Best Buy doubt my morals and claim that I will burn for eternity because I don't shop there.
06-11-10, 12:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,778
Posted By beerfilter

If you haven't yet realized that the ability to...

If you haven't yet realized that the ability to skid is not the sole benefit/feature of fixed-gear bicycles, take up a new hobby.
Forum: Commuting
06-09-10, 12:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 24,252
Posted By beerfilter

After riding a 29er for over a year, riding a 26"...

After riding a 29er for over a year, riding a 26" on the street seamed almost unbearable. Unless your street commute involves taking a lot of really sharp switchbacks at speed and/or tight, technical...
Forum: Commuting
06-09-10, 12:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,480
Posted By beerfilter

I think the problem with MUPs in some cities is...

I think the problem with MUPs in some cities is that the planners think it is a good idea to locate them in scenic areas, around parks, along rivers, and other enticing places that make the MUPs into...
Forum: Commuting
06-09-10, 12:30 PM
06-07-10, 10:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,658
Posted By beerfilter

A better title for this thread may have been...

A better title for this thread may have been "Adult Female of Undeclared Religious Affiliation and/or Economic Status Exhibits Poor Judgement."

Yeah, I would have clicked on that.

I see what...
Forum: Commuting
05-14-10, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 903
Posted By beerfilter

Denver gets a reputation for snow because of the...

Denver gets a reputation for snow because of the TV weather news coverage of early and late season freak storms that drop a few inches on the city. In general though, Denver is pretty clear compared...
05-14-10, 10:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,653
Posted By beerfilter

No skids. My daily ride takes me down a...

No skids.

My daily ride takes me down a "Bike Boulevard" which gets a fair bit of bike traffic and is interrupted by stop signs every 50 - 75 yards or so and this guy in front of me was laying...
05-12-10, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By beerfilter

(Reasonably) low-geared, fixed 29ers are fun, I...

(Reasonably) low-geared, fixed 29ers are fun, I can attest.

Also, yeah, flip/flop.
05-12-10, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,639
Posted By beerfilter

I swear by the notion that narrow tires reduce...

I swear by the notion that narrow tires reduce the inevitability of puncture flats. I pick up way more goatheads on my 42s than on my 23s.
05-12-10, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,679
Posted By beerfilter

While reading your post I was thinking, "Those...

While reading your post I was thinking, "Those are the same exact conditions, I'm dealing with." Of course, I am also in Albuquerque :-)

Last night I rode up the Paseo del Nordeste path starting...
05-09-10, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,292
Posted By beerfilter

Honey only on a silver seatpost. Honey on black...

Honey only on a silver seatpost. Honey on black seatpost looks weird.
05-09-10, 10:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,152
Posted By beerfilter

I'm starting to to feel bamboo frames with wooden...

I'm starting to to feel bamboo frames with wooden wheels. Rubber plantations are a scourge on the environment. what to do?
05-08-10, 12:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,152
Posted By beerfilter

A lot of predators and scavengers in my neck of...

A lot of predators and scavengers in my neck of the woods leave all kinds of animal bits unused. I'm always coming across smelly strips of fur and piles of fetid bone and other clumps of matter on my...
05-08-10, 12:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,040
Posted By beerfilter

That's gotta hurt, but hey, diff'rnt strokes for...

That's gotta hurt, but hey, diff'rnt strokes for diff'rnt folks.



HA! Hardly. My criteria for a wheel are as follows:

1. Can I put my weed in it?

2. Is it made of wood?
05-07-10, 01:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,040
Posted By beerfilter

Your criteria suck. But that's OK man. Some...

Your criteria suck. But that's OK man. Some people choose to become juggaloes, too.
05-06-10, 04:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,152
Posted By beerfilter

(excepting everything living in the Gulf of...

(excepting everything living in the Gulf of Mexico at the moment)
04-29-10, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,659
Posted By beerfilter

In my opinion, unless you are spec'ing the...

In my opinion, unless you are spec'ing the saddle, pedals, stem, and grips, some or all of them will probably be in need of immediate or eventual upgrading.
04-28-10, 12:10 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 9,472
Posted By beerfilter

Sounds like he is undercutting the business of...

Sounds like he is undercutting the business of the LBSs. He is as bad as BikesDirect!!!!!

Just kidding, that is cool.
04-08-10, 06:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,552
Posted By beerfilter

^^^ Eastchester Creek?

^^^ Eastchester Creek?
04-08-10, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,282
Posted By beerfilter

Damn. I wouldn't buy one myself, don't need too,...

Damn. I wouldn't buy one myself, don't need too, but I have had a look at them. Don't seem unsafe to me, just heavy.

You guys probably make fun of the kids with the fake Adidas that have two...
04-08-10, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,122
Posted By beerfilter

You went to an LBS? What the hell??!!!?

You went to an LBS? What the hell??!!!?
Forum: Commuting
04-03-10, 12:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,916
Posted By beerfilter

Ha ha! That's great guys! An old ****tt and...

Ha ha! That's great guys! An old ****tt and Costello routine, am I right?

(To the OP, get the cheaper seatpost, in my opinion)
04-01-10, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,353
Posted By beerfilter

Yeah, why hide the logos? I want everyone to...

Yeah, why hide the logos? I want everyone to think my $400 Mercier is really a $1500 bike that way I can have a lot of them stolen and brag about how many bikes I have to replace 'cause I'm all posh.
03-31-10, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By beerfilter

Yes. I have even ridden dirt and gravel...

Yes.

I have even ridden dirt and gravel (walking paths and unpaved alleys) on 23s. If most of your mileage is on such terrain, there are SS frames that accommodate wide tires, up to around 42 or...
03-29-10, 11:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,176
Posted By beerfilter

To all those who push the LBS over BD, Kudos to...

To all those who push the LBS over BD, Kudos to you. I couldn't agree more for all (or at least most) of the reasons given.

It must be great to live in a city where there are bike shops that...
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