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08-12-14, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 732,693
Posted By jim-bob

Non-drive side, cellphone picture. Sorry! ...

Non-drive side, cellphone picture. Sorry!
http://entirely-adequate.com/can%20of.jpg
08-12-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 134,384
Posted By jim-bob

It's quicker than it has any right to be. ...

It's quicker than it has any right to be.
http://entirely-adequate.com/litterrun.jpg
07-24-14, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,904
Posted By jim-bob

Why are you aiming a firearm at a cinelli in the...

Why are you aiming a firearm at a cinelli in the first place? Seems wasteful imo.
07-23-14, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,266
Posted By jim-bob

It's good enough for Richard Sachs and his cx...

It's good enough for Richard Sachs and his cx bikes.
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07-01-14, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,584
Posted By jim-bob

My bikes are worth dozens of dollars, easy.

My bikes are worth dozens of dollars, easy.
06-28-14, 01:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,434
Posted By jim-bob

I can skid with any gearing - just grab a handful...

I can skid with any gearing - just grab a handful of rear brake.
06-28-14, 01:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,460
Posted By jim-bob

Sweet, another steel taiwanese frame. I totally...

Sweet, another steel taiwanese frame. I totally get the guy that would keep it safe from harm because a gem like that gotta be protected at all times.
06-28-14, 01:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,946
Posted By jim-bob

Thanks for the wisdom - next time I want my bars...

Thanks for the wisdom - next time I want my bars to look totally embarrassing I'll give your way a shot.
Forum: Commuting
12-12-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,107
Posted By jim-bob

I picked up a pair of the Commuter Cargos and...

I picked up a pair of the Commuter Cargos and they're pretty much the worst pants i've ever owned. Weirdly heavy feeling because each pocket is actually two pockets (envelope style and a snap pocket...
04-26-11, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By jim-bob

I have three or four sansin hubs in rotation and...

I have three or four sansin hubs in rotation and they've held up pretty well.
04-26-11, 02:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,972
Posted By jim-bob

Can you even get non-clipless pedals without...

Can you even get non-clipless pedals without cages? Like, just spindles? Why would you want to?
04-26-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,566
Posted By jim-bob

I rode those pedals with cleats. In 1989....

I rode those pedals with cleats.

In 1989. There's no reason to use them these days.
04-26-11, 01:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,449
Posted By jim-bob

Wait, so let me get this straight.. You can't...

Wait, so let me get this straight.. You can't change gears? Crazy, man.
04-26-11, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,333
Posted By jim-bob

Talk to your local framebuilder, there's no...

Talk to your local framebuilder, there's no reason to buy a thrashed ex-race bike.
04-26-11, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 767
Posted By jim-bob

Sweet, an all-in-one! The wrong tool for every...

Sweet, an all-in-one! The wrong tool for every job!
04-19-11, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7,072
Views: 1,754,756
Posted By jim-bob

Yum, I love Mikkelsens. How's it treating you?

Yum, I love Mikkelsens. How's it treating you?
04-19-11, 03:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,878
Posted By jim-bob

Predates the 'fixie craze', small, light : ...

Predates the 'fixie craze', small, light :
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04-19-11, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 560,940
Posted By jim-bob

YES! here's one of my geared things. ...

YES!

here's one of my geared things.
http://entirely-adequate.com/mik29er/042910/side.jpg
04-15-11, 05:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,603
Posted By jim-bob

Why wouldn't you space your flanges as far apart...

Why wouldn't you space your flanges as far apart as possible?
04-15-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,738
Posted By jim-bob

Go up one tooth on the chainring? Why bother?

Go up one tooth on the chainring? Why bother?
04-15-11, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 53,591
Posted By jim-bob

I like my stuff.

I like my stuff.
04-15-11, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By jim-bob

I haven't found tubing to make that much of a...

I haven't found tubing to make that much of a difference, once you're out of the gaspipe range. I've got bikes with tange ultimate, 4130, ishiwata 019, reynolds 531, and god knows what else, and they...
04-15-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,216
Posted By jim-bob

The Grip Kings are nice pedals, but while they're...

The Grip Kings are nice pedals, but while they're plenty long front-to-back, they're actually fairly narrow side-to-side.
04-15-11, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 53,591
Posted By jim-bob

I build the same bike over and over again. My...

I build the same bike over and over again. My bikes are all so similar it's a little disheartening sometimes.

I can't seem to get rid of bikes or bags. Every time I pick something up, it's...
04-15-11, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 581,854
Posted By jim-bob

Full fenders.. ain't gonna happen. ...

Full fenders.. ain't gonna happen.
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04-15-11, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 478,395
Posted By jim-bob

Indestructo bike gets most of the townie duty...

Indestructo bike gets most of the townie duty these days:
http://entirely-adequate.com/chameleon.jpg
04-15-11, 04:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,878
Posted By jim-bob

I'm perfectly happy with a peanut butter wrench...

I'm perfectly happy with a peanut butter wrench or my paragon ti 15mm/bottle opener.
04-15-11, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 581,854
Posted By jim-bob

Jackass? Yeah I got jackass. ...

Jackass? Yeah I got jackass.
http://entirely-adequate.com/death.jpg
http://entirely-adequate.com/twitchster.jpg
04-15-11, 04:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,586
Posted By jim-bob

MKS Touring Lites are pretty great.

MKS Touring Lites are pretty great.
04-15-11, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,906
Posted By jim-bob

sweet, i can go back to my 650c deep-Vs

sweet, i can go back to my 650c deep-Vs
12-13-10, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,571,106
Posted By jim-bob

Parts bin bike: ...

Parts bin bike:
http://entirely-adequate.com/chameleon.jpg

..well, not entirely. i had to buy brakes, levers, and a seatpost clamp.
12-13-10, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,024
Posted By jim-bob

I seem to stick to a formula.. ...

I seem to stick to a formula..
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http://entirely-adequate.com/chameleon.jpg
12-05-10, 03:01 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 13,566
Posted By jim-bob

http://entirely-adequate.com/thiscat.jpg ...

http://entirely-adequate.com/thiscat.jpg
http://entirely-adequate.com/graspy.jpg
12-05-10, 02:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,854
Posted By jim-bob

MKS Touring Lites are my second favorite pedals...

MKS Touring Lites are my second favorite pedals of all time. I'd be running XC Pro on everything if I could find 'em, but...
12-05-10, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,261
Posted By jim-bob

Just tight enough to not drop the chain. Once...

Just tight enough to not drop the chain.
Once you go slack, you never go back.
12-02-10, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,923
Posted By jim-bob

Just get a rock, all these tools are a ploy to...

Just get a rock, all these tools are a ploy to siphon money from your wallet.
12-02-10, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 996
Posted By jim-bob

ew.

ew.
12-02-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7,072
Views: 1,754,756
Posted By jim-bob

My latest score came with rollercams front and...

My latest score came with rollercams front and rear.
http://entirely-adequate.com/cdale/side.jpg
12-02-10, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 560,940
Posted By jim-bob

18 speeds of fury! ...

18 speeds of fury!
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12-02-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,907
Posted By jim-bob

How the hell can you hate Ourys? They've been...

How the hell can you hate Ourys? They've been keeping my hands comfy for like 20 years now.

On drop bars, I like two layers of good ol' cloth tape.
12-02-10, 06:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,509
Posted By jim-bob

The SS MTB weighs in just under 20 pounds with...

The SS MTB weighs in just under 20 pounds with big heavy rubber on.
The 3rensho conversion comes in at 21 or so.
The Holland track bike is about 18.
12-02-10, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,499
Posted By jim-bob

I've fit a 2.35" tire on a 26"/559 deep v, so...

I've fit a 2.35" tire on a 26"/559 deep v, so 700x35 should be just fine.
12-02-10, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,925
Posted By jim-bob

Poll: Make my own decisions, or ask a forum of...

Poll: Make my own decisions, or ask a forum of people I don't know to make them for me?
12-02-10, 05:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,713
Posted By jim-bob

Sweet! Fifteen hundred for a 20-year old...

Sweet! Fifteen hundred for a 20-year old production bike! Aluminum, no less.

PS: Guy with the brake lever on the seatpost, that's awful and you should be ashamed of yourself.
09-29-10, 05:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 16,039
Posted By jim-bob

I'm still riding a radial-laced mtb wheel I built...

I'm still riding a radial-laced mtb wheel I built in 1990. It's held up pretty well so far.
09-29-10, 04:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,282
Posted By jim-bob

Sloping top tubes rule. ...

Sloping top tubes rule.
http://entirely-adequate.com/bomber.jpg
09-29-10, 04:43 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 49,675
Posted By jim-bob

not all that heavy, just awkward.. ...

not all that heavy, just awkward..
http://entirely-adequate.com/vandal.jpg
09-29-10, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By jim-bob

Seriously? For 1200 I'd much rather go with...

Seriously? For 1200 I'd much rather go with someone that's been doing this awhile.
09-29-10, 04:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 16,039
Posted By jim-bob

Easier to lace while drunk?

Easier to lace while drunk?
09-29-10, 04:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,725
Posted By jim-bob

every bike needs a bell.

every bike needs a bell.
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