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01-30-12, 07:54 PM
Replies: 40
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Posted By brianl289

Well that's understandable that you go after what...

Well that's understandable that you go after what you want. Im not apologizing or trying to convince anyone that I made a good buy. I am happy with my purchase, and what I paid for it. I wanted a...
01-30-12, 05:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,418
Posted By brianl289

Lol i was waiting for this reply. What I meant...

Lol i was waiting for this reply. What I meant was for the price I wanted to pay I wasnt going to get the perfect bike. It was the perfect bike for my budget. Hell, even on my roadbike I bought it...
01-30-12, 05:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,418
Posted By brianl289

Well 3/5 of my friends with fixed gears have kilo...

Well 3/5 of my friends with fixed gears have kilo tt's, so I wanted something different. Also like i said, frame material isn't that important to me with a bike Im going to be riding everyday to...
01-30-12, 04:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,418
Posted By brianl289

A lot of hate in this thread lol. But it is bike...

A lot of hate in this thread lol. But it is bike forums so I like the honesty. Heres my perspective

I have a sole, and I like it a lot. I didn't buy it thinking it was going to be the perfect...
10-04-11, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,719
Posted By brianl289

Oh that link is great! Will definitely order one...

Oh that link is great! Will definitely order one of those!

And its a collegiate 3! We are redoing I'll make sure to post a thread here when its done. But heres what we have so far. Painted...
10-04-11, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,719
Posted By brianl289

How to upgrade to modern seat? Shop says seat post size is too small. (1972 schwinn)

Have a 1972 schwinn trying to get a brooks seat on it. Brought in the seat post to get a new seat clamp for the seat rails and they said it is too small. Surely, there is another option here for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-11, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By brianl289

If this is an issue mods please pm me. I...

If this is an issue mods please pm me. I purchased a premium membership that said I could advertise, so I hope this is ok
09-08-11, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By brianl289

quick shout out to those who have donated so far!...

quick shout out to those who have donated so far! Thanks a ton! Your making a huge difference in someones life! Entries end tomorrow!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-11, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By brianl289

The notch goes in quite far, I have my bike...

The notch goes in quite far, I have my bike sitting right next to my bed and I've run into to it multiple times in the middle of the night and its never fallen out. Granted my room is maybe 10x10ft...
09-07-11, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By brianl289

Contest! Win a bike rack!

Hey guys, I got this idea from another thread in the SS category and thought it was a great idea.

To start, I make bike racks out of my garage to help pay for my tuition. They have gotten some...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-11, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By brianl289

Contest! Win a bike rack!

Hey guys, I got this idea from another thread in the SS category and thought it was a great idea.

To start, I make bike racks out of my garage to help pay for my tuition. They have gotten some...
09-07-11, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By brianl289

Thanks guys, have had a few people enter! And...

Thanks guys, have had a few people enter! And most are donating more than 1 dollar. This is so great, keep it up guys!
09-07-11, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By brianl289

Bump :)

Bump :)
09-06-11, 11:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By brianl289

http://www.nationalmssociety.org/donate/index.aspx...

http://www.nationalmssociety.org/donate/index.aspx

does this work?
09-06-11, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By brianl289

My cousin is 21 and has been in a wheel chair...

My cousin is 21 and has been in a wheel chair since 9, but hes still going strong. Doctor said he would not live to see 12, but he proved him wrong. He is at the point where he has a helper golden...
09-06-11, 11:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By brianl289

Sorry! I should have put that the first time, my...

Sorry! I should have put that the first time, my cousin has been battling it his entire life. Has been added. Also, if you'd like to contribute to an organization not listed that is ok too.

I also...
09-06-11, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By brianl289

Contest! Donate a dollar to a cause, win a bike rack!

Hey guys, I got this idea from another thread and thought it was a great idea.

To start, I make bike racks out of my garage to help pay for my tuition. They have gotten some good reviews on etsy,...
08-14-11, 11:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,141
Posted By brianl289

thats pretty fast. I cant imagine being stable at...

thats pretty fast. I cant imagine being stable at all on a bike going that quick, much less 150. I need to see some cadence screen shots to believe it (if thats even possible)
08-14-11, 10:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,141
Posted By brianl289

150 rpm seems pretty fast to me. I ride at 90-95...

150 rpm seems pretty fast to me. I ride at 90-95 rpm on my road bike and that keeps me going about 20-22. 150 rpm doesn't seem doable to me, not for more than a few seconds at least.
08-14-11, 12:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,141
Posted By brianl289

35 is pretty quick. When I ride with my friends,...

35 is pretty quick. When I ride with my friends, they all have to pop out of their cages to go down a big hill or else their legs go crazy fast. and that doesnt usually end well lol
08-14-11, 02:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,141
Posted By brianl289

I have a free wheel on mine because I like going...

I have a free wheel on mine because I like going down huge hills at 35 mph without having my cranks going insane and my legs sticking out. However, I will most likely do fixed on my next bike that...
08-10-11, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By brianl289

Eh, I've had 4 internships that required a lot of...

Eh, I've had 4 internships that required a lot of work (and paid too :( ) this one is a little more laid back, a lot of desk work. gotta stay entertained!
08-09-11, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By brianl289

dang. i searched too. well thanks!

dang. i searched too. well thanks!
08-09-11, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By brianl289

What are some good bike blogs?

Im starting an internship pretty soon here and I'm gonna have a lot of free time. What are some good bike blogs to check out?
08-08-11, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,325,431
Posted By brianl289

A bunch of awesome bikes in here! I'll add mine! ...

A bunch of awesome bikes in here! I'll add mine!

first off, my old specialized P1. I should have never sold this bike.
http://i396.photobucket.com/albums/pp47/07mkvgli/DSCN0234.jpg

My current...
Replies: 6
Views: 2,008
Posted By brianl289

yeah, i paid 50 bucks for it. Im thinking i may...

yeah, i paid 50 bucks for it. Im thinking i may get a little more back if i part it out. Wheels are brand new i believe
Replies: 6
Views: 2,008
Posted By brianl289

how much is this schwinn mixte worth?

From what ive gathered i believe they call these mixtes, anyone have any idea what its worth assuming i polished the bars. Its in great shape otherwise. this bike is an 80's era bike.
...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,662
Posted By brianl289

cool, thanks guys. I might try listing it this...

cool, thanks guys. I might try listing it this weekend for 200, if it doesnt sell, then ill probably wait til summer to re-list it
Replies: 7
Views: 1,662
Posted By brianl289

so 125 is the most you guys think i could ask for...

so 125 is the most you guys think i could ask for this?
12-13-09, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By brianl289

thanks ill check the numbers in the morning. but...

thanks ill check the numbers in the morning. but i do believe the bike is all original, the previous owner got it from a friend who bought it in chicago and then it sat til now in storage.
12-13-09, 01:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By brianl289

Help identify this schwinn.

I bought this off craigs the other day, the sticker of what model it is is peeled off. IS it worth trying to polish up and sell, or should i part it out?
...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,662
Posted By brianl289

heres more pics, ive been told its jdm ...

heres more pics, ive been told its jdm


http://i396.photobucket.com/albums/pp47/07mkvgli/DSCN0239.jpg
http://i396.photobucket.com/albums/pp47/07mkvgli/DSCN0240.jpg...
12-12-09, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,225
Posted By brianl289

Here are some more pictures. Anyone have an idea...

Here are some more pictures. Anyone have an idea what i would expect if i were to sell it?

http://i396.photobucket.com/albums/pp47/07mkvgli/DSCN0239.jpg
...
12-11-09, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,225
Posted By brianl289

Well that would be interesting because the buy i...

Well that would be interesting because the buy i bought it from was from the Philippines and the bike was given to him by his friend who was from there as well. He had to sell it when he moved back,...
12-11-09, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,225
Posted By brianl289

Actually the wheels are pretty small, 26x1 3/4

Actually the wheels are pretty small, 26x1 3/4
12-11-09, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,225
Posted By brianl289

Ill try to get pictures in a bit, my camera...

Ill try to get pictures in a bit, my camera battery is dead. But i believe the rear de railer says deore on the arm, and the head badge is a sticker of a an indian feather.
Replies: 7
Views: 1,662
Posted By brianl289

Fuji Finest SS Series

Hello, I just picked up this bike the other day and im wondering if its worth anything. Its in great condition, ive replaced the tires and tubes. Wheels are true, no rust anywhere on the bike. Shifts...
12-11-09, 01:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,225
Posted By brianl289

Fuji finest, need info please

I recently purchased this bike, and being new to fuji bikes I dont know where this bike ranks or what its worth. If anyone could provide any information on it i would apprieciate it. Thanks.
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Forum: Introductions
12-11-09, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By brianl289

Hello from Houston and San Antonio!

Hello, my name is Brian. Im from Houston but i go to school in San Antonio. My main interests are buying older bikes and restoring them, as well as cycling, until my bike was stolen. My trek 2000 was...
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