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10-10-13, 06:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,565
Posted By joetronic

How bad is your winter there? Here we don't get...

How bad is your winter there? Here we don't get a lot of ice, so I just take it easy and be careful in turns and stops. Never felt the need to studs. Even though I did a DIY set last year
10-08-13, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,923,617
Posted By joetronic

Two Park patch kits, 5 tubes, (roads here suck,...

Two Park patch kits, 5 tubes, (roads here suck, Hanover appear rely doesn't have a street sweeper) and a off brand coffee mug holder handlebar thingys for the surly. New Oury grips for the MTB rig
09-30-13, 09:45 PM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,900,835
Posted By joetronic

Today I brewed a barley wine for the brewpub to...

Today I brewed a barley wine for the brewpub to release around Christmas. Should be a bigun at around 14% abv if our numbers are correct.

Oh yeah, was also clipped on the right side by some...
09-23-13, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,900,835
Posted By joetronic

Had band practice with my new Faith No More cover...

Had band practice with my new Faith No More cover band, Angel Dust. We suck, lol
09-18-13, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24,402
Views: 1,900,835
Posted By joetronic

Today I baked 100 loafs of bread extra than my...

Today I baked 100 loafs of bread extra than my normal amount of 150. Catering season sucks...
09-15-13, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 885
Posted By joetronic

I was being a smartass

I was being a smartass
09-15-13, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 885
Posted By joetronic

Wear headphones while riding. That's what I do...

Wear headphones while riding. That's what I do when **** starts to rattle around "down there".

J/k tho really. Pictures maybe?
09-15-13, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 311,827
Posted By joetronic

Fork is a LHT fork. I broke a brake boss on my...

Fork is a LHT fork. I broke a brake boss on my original CC fork, and this is what warranty sent me. Keep saying to get it painted, but that was 5 years ago, so I don't think its happening lol.
09-15-13, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3,498
Views: 311,827
Posted By joetronic

Have at it... Rides like a beast. Not fixed,...

Have at it... Rides like a beast. Not fixed, SS, explains the no foot retention

http://i.imgur.com/l812Hvg.jpg
09-08-13, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 709,366
Posted By joetronic

My first post here in like years, wow... My...

My first post here in like years, wow... My Surly Cross Check '08 doing SS duties lately.

http://i.imgur.com/l812Hvg.jpg
Forum: Commuting
05-11-12, 11:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,423
Posted By joetronic

No matter what. I commute regardless. Fenders...

No matter what. I commute regardless. Fenders all year long, and fixed/ss to help with mech issues in the winter. Also, I always commute in street clothes. Nothing special. Being car free, its...
05-18-10, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By joetronic

I think you mean Trail riding, correct? If so,...

I think you mean Trail riding, correct? If so, then the Jamis will do you well. Sram x.9 is a solid group, and will treat you very well. As long as the bike fits, I'd say go get dirty and enjoy...
05-18-10, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By joetronic

Closeout was for frame only. Can't say exact $...

Closeout was for frame only. Can't say exact $ as it was a deal with a buddy who owns a shop, but I'll say around 3bills. The weight was a surprise to me. All these parts with a few changes on my...
05-17-10, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By joetronic

'09 Dakota Elite

Been off these forums for a while, but not riding. New rigs have come and gone, but I have fianally found something that fits the way I want it to.

Picked this frame up last week at a killer...
Forum: Commuting
03-22-10, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,929,974
Posted By joetronic

The fork is a Cannondale Slice of my fiancées...

The fork is a Cannondale Slice of my fiancées Optimo. The canti boss broke on the surly fork last week. Just snapped when braking, but thats a different story. Its okay, but is designed around the...
Forum: Commuting
03-21-10, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,929,974
Posted By joetronic

I haven't posted here in like forever... Anyway,...

I haven't posted here in like forever... Anyway, here is my daily ride. I'm about 90% car free. Need to use the truck at times for pulling the trailer and whatnot...
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Forum: Commuting
11-03-09, 06:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,153
Posted By joetronic

Thats funny, I just ordered one too. Shop says i...

Thats funny, I just ordered one too. Shop says i should be here thursday. The off to my house to be built up. Can't wait..
06-14-09, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 991
Posted By joetronic

Smartest thing I've ever heard you say doug

Smartest thing I've ever heard you say doug
06-14-09, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 745
Posted By joetronic

If you want to try rigid, get a cheap tange fork,...

If you want to try rigid, get a cheap tange fork, like 40 bucks at greenfish or jenson. If you like it, then you can upgrade later, or if not, you can get a suspension fork. And you didn't waste...
06-14-09, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 300,736
Posted By joetronic

Im so proud of you....lol :thumb:

Im so proud of you....lol :thumb:
06-11-09, 04:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,867
Posted By joetronic

Should fit. are you trying to just push it in,...

Should fit. are you trying to just push it in, or are you using a press? If by hand, its not gonna work. You should definitely use a press. Yeah, we have all used the rag and mallet method, but...
06-08-09, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,526
Posted By joetronic

Rather see it done right then get hurt. Don't...

Rather see it done right then get hurt. Don't want him to loose interest in the sport that soon ya know...
06-07-09, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,438
Posted By joetronic

^^+ a million Stem coming loose and facing...

^^+ a million

Stem coming loose and facing is a biggie. Follow all torque specs and you should be okay. I have a king on my cross bike, and have been using the same headset, different frames for...
06-07-09, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,526
Posted By joetronic

If you do take it to the LBS, 50$ isn't that bad....

If you do take it to the LBS, 50$ isn't that bad. Just be very nice and offer to help or something. With the bike being from someone else, you may get some ribbing. We never care, but will make...
06-07-09, 05:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 958
Posted By joetronic

Nice bike. We sell a lot of the nevada series at...

Nice bike. We sell a lot of the nevada series at the shop. Very underrated IMO. enjoy it. If you do ride on the beach, make sure you CLEAN it very well afterward. Sand gets in places it...
06-04-09, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By joetronic

I just got some of these LINK...

I just got some of these LINK (http://www.bikerackshops.com/TU821.html), Like 3 of them, and bolted them to the bed rails. THIS (http://www.bikerackshops.com/HGR2025.html) is my next purchase...
06-03-09, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By joetronic

Those are toe cleats. Some SPD shoes, mainly...

Those are toe cleats. Some SPD shoes, mainly shimano, have two holes at the toe for cleats. They come in very handy for walking up slippery slopes. I don't used them when I'm on my MTB, but very...
05-30-09, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By joetronic

Dirt jumping? as in built up man made jumps, like...

Dirt jumping? as in built up man made jumps, like a BMX track style?
05-30-09, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,650
Posted By joetronic

Thanks bud. We've used them at the shop before,...

Thanks bud. We've used them at the shop before, and like them. Just couldn't see what one you had in the pic. The strap on ones suck tho.
05-29-09, 05:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,239
Posted By joetronic

You can look, but you might end up wanting a...

You can look, but you might end up wanting a rigid eventually. around 50$ and far lighter than anything your gonna find in that price range. Unless your super lucky.
05-29-09, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 380,665
Posted By joetronic

You talk about that bike a lot now Ed. Did you...

You talk about that bike a lot now Ed. Did you finally give convert? :p
05-29-09, 05:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,867
Posted By joetronic

Maybe a 96er? Might throw the geo off, but... ...

Maybe a 96er? Might throw the geo off, but...

Is that the 200$ or so one from Jenson?
05-29-09, 05:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,094
Posted By joetronic

Mmmm.... proflex. how did you come across that? ...

Mmmm.... proflex. how did you come across that? They are hard to come by anymore. For a reason I know, but still F'n sweet for the history of it.
05-29-09, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By joetronic

My DJ/DS is coming in at 27, buts its a SS. What...

My DJ/DS is coming in at 27, buts its a SS. What kind of jumping are you talking about? Dirt, urban, freeride? All of those take a beating, so heavier is the norm if you don't wanna spend a...
05-29-09, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,650
Posted By joetronic

what adapter did you use for the rear brake, as...

what adapter did you use for the rear brake, as that frame doesn't have disk mounts? There are a few brands out there, just wondering what your using, and if you've had any issues with it.
05-29-09, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By joetronic

yeah, go to a new shop. A good one will let you...

yeah, go to a new shop. A good one will let you ride anything, all day to get the fit right. Maybe the 17" with a shorter stem? Not sure what the length comes on the 6500, but maybe a 80 or 90...
05-29-09, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,091
Posted By joetronic

We sell a TON of the Brass. Nicely made entry...

We sell a TON of the Brass. Nicely made entry level bike. Very few issues with them. Just ride whatever bike you buy within your and the bikes ability. Even a badass freeride bike and fail if the...
05-29-09, 04:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,223
Posted By joetronic

The other day one of the guys at the shop was...

The other day one of the guys at the shop was working on a stuck BB. the tool slipped out of the BB and smacked him on the face. He came out the front while I was with a customer and said something...
05-28-09, 07:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,594
Posted By joetronic

did you copy me...? :p Looks good. I gave...

did you copy me...? :p

Looks good. I gave up my 1x3 after about 3 rides, as I never shifted anyway.
05-26-09, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,969
Posted By joetronic

I can. You see, I'm just a badass like that. :p

I can. You see, I'm just a badass like that. :p
05-26-09, 05:59 AM
05-25-09, 11:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,376
Posted By joetronic

well, I have learned my lesson. I still take...

well, I have learned my lesson. I still take apart everything I buy, but only to a point where I can put it back together, and only with proper tools. Hell, this little mishap started a very long...
05-25-09, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By joetronic

Yeah, because for the most part, xc races tend to...

Yeah, because for the most part, xc races tend to be smoother.
05-25-09, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By joetronic

if it feels right, then it does. Depending what...

if it feels right, then it does. Depending what stem is on it, you could go with a shorter stem, or a seatpost with no setback. With a pic, we can tell you what "we" would do, but its all how you...
05-25-09, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By joetronic

Can you get a pic of you on it? Reach is how...

Can you get a pic of you on it?

Reach is how you feel in the arms and back while holding the bars.
05-25-09, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By joetronic

Race bikes tend to (but not always) have more...

Race bikes tend to (but not always) have more sloping top tubes, hence the shorter stand over height. That 2" inch rule is a bunch of crap IMO. I would look for something that fits you in the...
05-25-09, 06:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,376
Posted By joetronic

I have this issue with taking things apart, I...

I have this issue with taking things apart, I have to. When I got my first suspension bike back in 98, I took the whole thing apart with regular house tools, including fork. Wasn't able to get th...
05-24-09, 05:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,094
Posted By joetronic

Oh come on Ed, all that is important are...

Oh come on Ed, all that is important are bikes.... Duh..... Remember, the internet is so very important, as well as our image while on it.... And yeah, pansies, panties all bunched up and ****. ...
05-24-09, 05:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 693
Posted By joetronic

first thing send me your fat. Would look nice...

first thing send me your fat. Would look nice next to my Eddy. :p Then, listen to those guys....
05-24-09, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,969
Posted By joetronic

Junkyard, Its called a joke buddy. :p

Junkyard,

Its called a joke buddy. :p
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