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04-22-13, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,429
Posted By Treespeed

Light Kid's BMX Bike?

Looking for recommendations for a light, single speed bmx bike, for a taller, beginner rider. I remember seeing some of the racing mini-bmx bikes when my brother would race, but would like to keep it...
Forum: BMX
04-22-13, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,306
Posted By Treespeed

Light Kid's BMX Bike

Looking for recommendations for a light, single speed bmx bike, for a taller, beginner rider. I remember seeing some of the racing mini-bmx bikes when my brother would race, but would like to keep it...
Forum: Commuting
04-29-12, 10:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By Treespeed

Secure Bike Parking in Downtown Los Angeles

Does anyone have a lead on secure bike parking near the 444 S. Flower building? I was spoiled at the last building I worked at because the bike racks were in view of the security desk and I never had...
04-29-12, 10:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By Treespeed

Secure Bike Parking in Downtown Los Angeles

Does anyone have a lead on secure bike parking near the 444 S. Flower building? I was spoiled at the last building I worked at because the bike racks were in view of the security desk and I never had...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-10, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 709
Posted By Treespeed

What a bunch of baloney, I commute past the...

What a bunch of baloney, I commute past the convention center daily, Pico is an excellent East-West route and then cut down to Venice at some point before La Brea and you have a bike lane all the way...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-10, 03:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,334
Posted By Treespeed

Twin-Six makes great gear if you don't want to be...

Twin-Six makes great gear if you don't want to be a billboard or ride in the neon puke colors that most brandless gear comes in.

http://www.twinsix.com/gear/mens-tech
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-10, 01:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,448
Posted By Treespeed

There may be more people who play those sports,...

There may be more people who play those sports, but the vast majority of folks wearing sports jerseys in this country do not actively participate in any sports. I would argue that most fans would...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-10, 04:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,448
Posted By Treespeed

At least most cyclists, when they are wearing a...

At least most cyclists, when they are wearing a team kit, are at least cycling. How many folks wearing other sports jerseys actually play those sports (20 years ago in High School doesn't count)....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-10, 01:43 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,109
Posted By Treespeed

What the heck is an SRM bungee?

What the heck is an SRM bungee?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-10, 01:33 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,361
Posted By Treespeed

Jersey rules?! Anyone worrying about what...

Jersey rules?!
Anyone worrying about what jersey I'm wearing goes into the same creepy and pathetic category of noticing if I've shaved my legs for the group ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-10, 03:28 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-10, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Treespeed

Thank you. That looks like it will do. ...

Thank you. That looks like it will do.
Apparently I was having a google brain fart.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-10, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Treespeed

Alpha Decals?

Looking for simple alpha decals that I've seen on many road bikes over the years. I've tried every freaking google search combo I can think of involving the words vinyl, decal, alpha, and bike. All...
06-25-10, 02:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,882
Posted By Treespeed

Couldn't both cyclists pursue civil damages, loss...

Couldn't both cyclists pursue civil damages, loss of work, damage to bicycles, etc.?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-10, 12:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,123
Posted By Treespeed

I prefer the shorts. Bibs always make me feel...

I prefer the shorts. Bibs always make me feel like I'm wearing old man suspenders.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-10, 01:13 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,713
Posted By Treespeed

Kidd, I agree. The problem I run into almost...

Kidd,
I agree. The problem I run into almost daily on my commute is when I come across kids on fixed gears who are always wanting to race down Pico during rush hour. I'm fairly fast, but more...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-10, 12:04 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,713
Posted By Treespeed

Guilty, but you don't see me starting any Fred...

Guilty, but you don't see me starting any Fred threads.
But, by default, does that make you a whiner?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-10, 11:57 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 5,713
Posted By Treespeed

The problem is that too many people seem to think...

The problem is that too many people seem to think that their possessions, and by extension the possessions of others accurately reflect the character and personality of the owner of those...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-10, 12:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,655
Posted By Treespeed

Because I'm 6' 4" with a cruddy back. ...

Because I'm 6' 4" with a cruddy back.
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4062/4677961032_3b36f7608b_b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-10, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By Treespeed

ptle, Yes, I'm 6'4" and 240 so everything's...

ptle,

Yes, I'm 6'4" and 240 so everything's a bit on the beefy side. I've heard complaints about the Vuelta wheels being heavy and low quality, but I'm liking them and they seem sturdier than my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-10, 11:44 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,906
Posted By Treespeed

Here I'll make you feel better, 6' 4" and 240, at...

Here I'll make you feel better, 6' 4" and 240, at this point I think the weight of the bike is irrelevant.

Just stay out of my way on the descent.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-10, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By Treespeed

New Build/Frames Swap

Discovered that my old Scattante frame had a crack on the seat tube so I picked this frame up for $150 and swapped everything over. Only other costs were a new headset and BB. Practically new bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-10, 01:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,780
Posted By Treespeed

It would be interesting to test their "No weight...

It would be interesting to test their "No weight restrictions" policy.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-10, 05:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,803
Posted By Treespeed

On more rural roads I would rather not use my...

On more rural roads I would rather not use my shuffle, as traffic can be more sporadic. Here in the city any pertinent audio cues (horns and sirens) make it through the music and traffic as a whole...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-10, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By Treespeed

It's true that you need a 10 speed chain for a 10...

It's true that you need a 10 speed chain for a 10 speed cassette, but it's also true that 10 speed is a scam.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-10, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,889
Posted By Treespeed

Ever seen an old white leather couch that looked...

Ever seen an old white leather couch that looked good?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-10, 01:41 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,442
Posted By Treespeed

Are the Fred worriers in this post this concerned...

Are the Fred worriers in this post this concerned with the appearance and fashion choices of other men off the bike too?
Not that there's anything wrong with that.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-10, 12:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,657
Posted By Treespeed

OP's ability to take advice seems pretty...

OP's ability to take advice seems pretty insightful as to how he'll deal with customers. Reminds me of the 'foodies' I run into who watch the food networks, but have never worked in a restaurant...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-10, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,106
Posted By Treespeed

Another vote for the Pacer, or you could save a...

Another vote for the Pacer, or you could save a pound and pick up a cheap alu frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-10, 04:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,433
Posted By Treespeed

Best thing about being a Fred is not wasting...

Best thing about being a Fred is not wasting anytime on color coordinating decisions, because everything but the raincoat is black.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-10, 04:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,125
Posted By Treespeed

Wow Jimbo, that's some serious reading...

Wow Jimbo, that's some serious reading comprehension failure on your part. Looks like you got your money's worth at that school, just a hint your keyboard comes with this handy 'shift' key. I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-10, 02:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,125
Posted By Treespeed

I'm not talking about the late-20s hipster, but...

I'm not talking about the late-20s hipster, but the high school kids around East LA who ride the **** out of their fixed schwinns and huffys. I think some of the old farts on this board forget about...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-10, 01:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,125
Posted By Treespeed

My only problem, here in Los Angeles, is the kids...

My only problem, here in Los Angeles, is the kids who feel the need to cut in front of me at an intersection yet they are unable to trackstand and instead they just circle me endlessly like some sort...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-10, 01:12 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,692
Posted By Treespeed

It always amazes me the idiocy of someone...

It always amazes me the idiocy of someone claiming that they aren't able to walk and chew bubblegum, then by that logic no one is able to do such a crazy thing. The truth is that there is no...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-10, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Treespeed

I have a Surly Pacer and that thing is a pig,...

I have a Surly Pacer and that thing is a pig, great for the commute, terrible for club rides.
Looking for Aluminium, hopefully under $300 and without a bunch of ugly ass decals.
The Nashbar Frame...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-10, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Treespeed

Cheap No Name Frames

Did a search and couldn't come up with anything.
Does anyone have some recommendations on a no-name or cheap brand road frames?
Trying to steer away from the nashbar/performance path.

Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-10, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By Treespeed

Cracked Frame, warranty?

So after all of my fitting issues are finally getting resolved my fitter notices a crack in the seat tube of my frame. The frame is a six year old aluminium Scattante that when I first took back to...
04-27-10, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By Treespeed

DScott, I think I'll check him out, I'm in Santa...

DScott, I think I'll check him out, I'm in Santa Monica all the time so that's not a problem. I just never leave the basin.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-10, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Treespeed

Thank you.

Thank you.
04-27-10, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By Treespeed

Mid-City.

Mid-City.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-10, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Treespeed

Los Angeles Bike Mechanic

Cross-Posted in So Cal Regional

I'm looking for a GREAT bike mechanic in Los Angeles, someone with a ton of experience working on older bikes. I have a mid '80's columbus tubed road bike with a...
04-27-10, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By Treespeed

Los Angeles Bike Mechanic

I'm looking for a GREAT bike mechanic in Los Angeles, someone with a ton of experience working on older bikes. I have a mid '80's columbus tubed road bike with a strange size bottom bracket and now a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-10, 04:05 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-10, 04:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,632
Posted By Treespeed

I would argue that if you're trying to pull in a...

I would argue that if you're trying to pull in a more diverse group then you should be happy with what you get. Anyone who comes to a ride that listed as being for serious riders obviously consider...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-10, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By Treespeed

I think this is finally going to be what gets me...

I think this is finally going to be what gets me to strip this bad boy down and send it off to cyclart for a repaint and a complete rebuild. This bike's been limping along for a bit with a true...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-10, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By Treespeed

Well, it looks like it isn't going to make it. To...

Well, it looks like it isn't going to make it. To get up to my new seat height I'd have to leave less than a cm below the top tube.
Bummer.
In the 26.6 market there is a choice between the kalloy...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-10, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By Treespeed

Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-10, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By Treespeed

Unmarked Seatpost min. insertion point

I have a Campagnolo Record 2-bolt 26.6mm seatpost that has no minimum insertion point marked. Best advice on what that should be? 180mm length and I'm a bit of a Clyde.
Forum: Commuting
04-22-10, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By Treespeed

Oboe, the cleats for your cheapo clones work...

Oboe,
the cleats for your cheapo clones work just fine on the Shimano pedals.
I would move on from the warehouse pedals before you get hurt. I've had two spindle failures with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-10, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By Treespeed

Maybe the strange seat stays are confusing my...

Maybe the strange seat stays are confusing my view, but that does not look like a 60cm frame.
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