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Forum: Texas
07-07-09, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,099
Posted By livewirerc

I want to continue the common consensus and rave...

I want to continue the common consensus and rave about The Peddler. They've built the most bomb-proof wheelset I've ever owned. I play polo on them weekly, commute, ride for fun, and crash them...
Forum: Texas
11-17-08, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By livewirerc

I second (or third, whatever) the recommendation...

I second (or third, whatever) the recommendation for The Peddler. Aubrey (the owner) has always been extremely helpful in sourcing parts for my insane bike builds and their wrenches know their stuff,...
Forum: Texas
09-12-08, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By livewirerc

Austin - 26th Annual MoonLight Cruze

The big one is coming up this weekend. Hurricane Ike or no, we ride...

http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r44/cruzertodd/cruze/moonlitecruze-poster2008.jpg

More info on my web log:...
Forum: Texas
08-13-08, 01:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 579
Posted By livewirerc

ATX bike events in the next week, plus THE FUTURE!

Lots of good stuff coming up that you guys should know about, specifically two of my favorite events that just happen to be going down in the next 7 days...

Full Moon Cruise (Saturday the 16th -...
Forum: Texas
05-19-08, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By livewirerc

Austin Full Moon Cruise - TONIGHT!

FINALLY!!! If any of you have been outside recently you'll have noticed the temperatures are climbing out of "reasonable" and into "oh damn it's getting hot". To someone used to driving everywhere...
Forum: Texas
03-24-08, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By livewirerc

Once we got back on the bridge I yelled at...

Once we got back on the bridge I yelled at everyone to email me when they had pics available and I'd link 'em from atxbs.com. I haven't seen any yet, but hopefully someone'll actually post stuff and...
03-18-08, 08:26 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,345
Posted By livewirerc

+9000 srsly, the next time I hear "My cotton...

+9000

srsly, the next time I hear "My cotton t-shirt, rolled up dickies, messenger bag, exposed keys and cycling cap are FUNCTIONAL!!!" I'm going to strangle the utterer with a used chamois. Yeah,...
Forum: Texas
03-05-08, 05:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 429
Posted By livewirerc

Austin, Texas March Bike Event Calendar (Open to all, bring friends!)

March Bike Events Calendar (the quick version):

8th (Saturday) - 1:00pm - Bike Hugger Urban Ride and SXSW BBQ - Susanna Dickinson House (5th and Trinity)

16th (Sunday) - 2:00pm - GIMME SKULL...
02-27-08, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By livewirerc

Um, bump for absinthe keg. You guys are ****ing...

Um, bump for absinthe keg. You guys are ****ing madmen. I love this town.
Forum: Texas
02-25-08, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By livewirerc

I was out there on my single-speed 29er, filming...

I was out there on my single-speed 29er, filming and crashing, both as usual. I don't know if it was just the general vibe but that was the best group ride I'd been on in a while. Really good crowd,...
Forum: Texas
02-25-08, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By livewirerc

Yeah I missed the January ride but made it out...

Yeah I missed the January ride but made it out last Wednesday for the February one. I run the aforementioned blog (atxbs.com) and try to keep it up-to-date with ride dates for the full moon cruise,...
02-06-08, 07:45 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 25,360
Posted By livewirerc

In Austin, Texas we're having a Sheldon Brown...

In Austin, Texas we're having a Sheldon Brown Memorial Ride this Sunday (10th) at 4pm, meeting on the Lamar Pedestrian Bridge. If Sheldon has had an effect on your life and you're a local, please...
01-31-08, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By livewirerc

Hahaha, nice! I'm moving all my components from...

Hahaha, nice! I'm moving all my components from my 54cm Rob Roy to the new 56cm Rob Roy GB frame. It's currently set up with a 44/40 compact double up front and a 17/21 dingle cog fixed / 17/19 dos...
01-26-08, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,939
Posted By livewirerc

I bring this out to Critical Mass, our Full Moon...

I bring this out to Critical Mass, our Full Moon cruises, and hopefully some of the other group rides. Helps keep people together and moving their bodies to the funky beat, or whatever.

Yesterday...
01-25-08, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,939
Posted By livewirerc

Just finished Frankenstereo 2000!!! yesterday: ...

Just finished Frankenstereo 2000!!! yesterday:

http://dailyabortion.com/atxbs/frank2k.jpg

200w Kicker amp driving 4x 6 1/2" Infinity Reference 2-way speakers (65RMW), still running off the 12V...
12-31-07, 12:15 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,561,321
Posted By livewirerc

Wow, I just went back through the several pages...

Wow, I just went back through the several pages of this nonsense, and I felt that I should weigh in with my very important opinion:

Sock girl is very cute, and her bike's not bad either!
12-28-07, 10:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,834
Posted By livewirerc

Yeah, everything I've heard about IRO has been...

Yeah, everything I've heard about IRO has been nothing but stellar. I love their frames from a rider perspective (I own two of them that I bought used) and am looking forward to my group buy frame...
12-23-07, 11:13 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 38,875
Posted By livewirerc

As a current Rob Roy owner I'll confirm that it...

As a current Rob Roy owner I'll confirm that it is a 27.2mm seatpost requiring a 30mm clamp. I've got a blue one in 54cm and it's just a bit small on me so I'm moving up to the 56cm in green. Can't...
12-20-07, 01:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,469
Posted By livewirerc

Wow, I'd be scared of clipping the curbs with...

Wow, I'd be scared of clipping the curbs with that thing when I ride down them...
12-20-07, 12:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,187
Posted By livewirerc

Which is unfortunate, as besides the trendy looks...

Which is unfortunate, as besides the trendy looks the rob roy is far superior to what they sold in the previous group buy. Hence why my name's on the list (for my second RR frame). ;)
12-12-07, 01:17 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,345
Posted By livewirerc

It's winter in TX which means normal jeans,...

It's winter in TX which means normal jeans, socks, T-shirt, fingerless gloves, hat, shoes, with the addition of a hoodie and a scarf. Sometimes a long-sleeved shirt under the hoodie if it's REALLY...
Forum: Texas
11-13-07, 03:50 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 52,816
Posted By livewirerc

Austinite commuter here, and here's the stable: ...

Austinite commuter here, and here's the stable:

IRO Angus Fixed/Fixed zippy bike (look ma, no brakes!):
http://dailyabortion.com/pictures/iroangusoutside.jpg
IRO Rob Roy Fixed/Free commuter (6...
Forum: Texas
11-13-07, 02:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By livewirerc

ATX November Rides

Lots of bike stuff going un this week yall, and even more over the rest of the month.
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This Saturday (November 17th) the first thing going on is the Frankenbike Swap-Meet. Its usually the...
Forum: Texas
11-13-07, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 974
Posted By livewirerc

Yeah, that part of campus is always hairy during...

Yeah, that part of campus is always hairy during rush hour. I've taken to biking home a different way as I got tired of having to tap on the sides of cars that aren't paying attention to the bike...
11-13-07, 01:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,961
Posted By livewirerc

On my "track bike" I still use clips and straps...

On my "track bike" I still use clips and straps because it just looks right, but on my commuter fixed gear and my single-speed 29er I run eggbeaters. I use MTB shoes (Shimano whatevers and Izumi...
11-13-07, 12:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,563
Posted By livewirerc

+1 I'm 200lbs and hard as hell on all my...

+1

I'm 200lbs and hard as hell on all my bikes so I want durable components, but the main reason for all the CK/Thomson/Nitto/Brooks/etc. on my bikes is to make all the crustie/"freegan" bikes...
11-13-07, 09:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,966
Posted By livewirerc

+ over 9000 I think all stupid threads...

+ over 9000

I think all stupid threads should be shut down with video of TED SHRED. That dude is completely insane and I love it! His reasoning for not running brakes? His dad didn't know how to...
11-04-07, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,053
Posted By livewirerc

Just finished the video for our Halloween...

Just finished the video for our Halloween Critical Mass ride. Check it out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8dfLHhkVAs
11-02-07, 08:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,598
Posted By livewirerc

Yeah, I thought it was you but I figured I'd say...

Yeah, I thought it was you but I figured I'd say hey first. I mean how many of us Austin types does "bearded guy on a bicycle" describe? Heh, go figure about her being taken.
11-02-07, 03:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,479
Posted By livewirerc

I got 'em for my birthday on Tuesday and have...

I got 'em for my birthday on Tuesday and have been riding them since. I'm really digging the new straps and they work with my MKS sylvans and quad-gate Soma clips perfectly. Love them.
11-02-07, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,598
Posted By livewirerc

Nice! I had someone post a CL missed connection...

Nice! I had someone post a CL missed connection about me trucking down Congress all the time a couple months ago before I started commuting on the east side more often. Call the chick!

P.S. this...
10-31-07, 12:46 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 14,106
Posted By livewirerc

I showed up for our Halloween Full Moon Cruise as...

I showed up for our Halloween Full Moon Cruise as a zombie roadie:

http://www.dailyabortion.com/pictures/zombie01.jpg

And to complete the outfit, I was smuggling undead plums:
...
10-30-07, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,053
Posted By livewirerc

I've got 5 Austin Critical Mass videos on my...

I've got 5 Austin Critical Mass videos on my local bike web log: http://atxbs.com/?q=node/18

And here's a direct link to to the latest one (from September's ride):
...
10-30-07, 01:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,050
Posted By livewirerc

Ugh, trials bikes make me taste bile in the back...

Ugh, trials bikes make me taste bile in the back of my throat a little. I mean I know why they are how they are, but ew.
10-30-07, 12:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,379
Posted By livewirerc

I'm a big fan of the B17 (I have 3 of them) and I...

I'm a big fan of the B17 (I have 3 of them) and I have a decent bit of S-B drop (~8"). I didn't really feel any discomfort until after a few hours or riding or if I was doing a LOT of hard riding in...
10-29-07, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 198,504
Posted By livewirerc

Though I'm not a regular A&Ser, I've found myself...

Though I'm not a regular A&Ser, I've found myself wearing a helmet a lot more often recently. Last thursday I'm glad I was, as I took a rather quick fall and nailed the road with my head. Left some...
10-27-07, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,939
Posted By livewirerc

^ People loved it. Had lots of singing along,...

^ People loved it. Had lots of singing along, head bopping, dancing to the music and when the metal came on air guitar and general rocking out. The daytime ride (critical mass) I brought my video...
10-24-07, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,939
Posted By livewirerc

This month is easy, since it's Halloween. Lots of...

This month is easy, since it's Halloween. Lots of Monster Mash, Every Day is Halloween, I Put A Spell On You, stuff like that. When the spring months roll back around I'll definitely play some...
10-24-07, 01:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,939
Posted By livewirerc

FRANKENSTEREO 1000!!! - Bike Stereo on the cheap

I posted this in the "alt bike" thread before seeing a section for electronics. I figured this would be better suited for a thread here, as y'all seem like a bunch of geeks who would get a kick out...
10-24-07, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 458,116
Posted By livewirerc

The bike itself isn't too "alt" (besides the...

The bike itself isn't too "alt" (besides the 6-gear ratio fixed/free drivetrain setup) but the bike stereo was no-cost (well, low-cost) frankenbuilding at it's finest:
...
10-24-07, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 825
Posted By livewirerc

I was out at the moonlight cruise and I was...

I was out at the moonlight cruise and I was really impressed with their setups as well. Got me thinking about building something similar, but as I'm broke right now this is what $8 in components from...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-07, 06:24 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 56,404
Posted By livewirerc

What lever is that? I like it.

What lever is that? I like it.
10-18-07, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 3,525,875
Posted By livewirerc

Here's my IRO Rob Roy, currently set up with a...

Here's my IRO Rob Roy, currently set up with a 44/40 up front and a 17/21 surly dinglecog on the fixed side with a 17/19 white industries dos eno freewheel on the other. Gives me a couple gears to...
Forum: Commuting
10-18-07, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,592,317
Posted By livewirerc

What tires are those? I like 'em.

What tires are those? I like 'em.
Forum: Commuting
10-18-07, 09:37 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 1,023,005
Posted By livewirerc

Decent ride in today. Even though I was feeling...

Decent ride in today. Even though I was feeling drained (didn't sleep well last night) and was heading into a headwind I still made the 16.5 mile trip in 51 minutes without setting a foot down. I did...
10-17-07, 06:06 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 38,875
Posted By livewirerc

Since all the cool kids are doing it, here's my...

Since all the cool kids are doing it, here's my build (really a swap, as I already have all of this built to a 54cm frame):

Frame: Rob Roy (56cm, Green)
Fork: Standard IRO RR fork
Stem: Thomson...
Forum: Commuting
10-17-07, 10:26 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 1,023,005
Posted By livewirerc

Flatted my tire and when I went to patch it I...

Flatted my tire and when I went to patch it I found out that my glue was dried out. I swapped the tube for my spare and when I was filling it the valve stem broke off. So I called for a ride. I hate...
10-17-07, 09:16 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,404,644
Posted By livewirerc

Holy crap, EVERYONE is right! So, what are we...

Holy crap, EVERYONE is right! So, what are we supposed to argue about now...
10-15-07, 05:43 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,404,644
Posted By livewirerc

I dig it, but take care of that chain slack!...

I dig it, but take care of that chain slack! Kinda reminds me of my old Motobecane Grand Mirage conversion.
Forum: Commuting
10-11-07, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,592,317
Posted By livewirerc

You people with your "winter" bikes. I kinda wish...

You people with your "winter" bikes. I kinda wish Texas would get nasty once in a while so I'd have an excuse for commuting on my Karate Monkey 29er. As it is my fixed gear racer and commuter get me...
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