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06-21-19, 05:10 AM
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Posted By seamuis

Nonsense, that was brilliant.

Nonsense, that was brilliant.
06-20-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,104
Posted By seamuis

Wondering why the pedals were removed from the GT...

Wondering why the pedals were removed from the GT but not the trek its locked to. Also thatís clearly a true track bike. Not just the wolber tubular rims, but it has a full 7600 groupset, including...
06-20-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By seamuis

Iím confused, are you using a multi-speed...

Iím confused, are you using a multi-speed freewheel hub? Not a track hub? Because if so, you should have enough threading. Also, if you are, it wonít have any reverse threading for a proper lock...
06-19-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5,716
Views: 1,081,307
Posted By seamuis

Itís as real as you want it to be mate. Drop a...

Itís as real as you want it to be mate. Drop a farmhouse on a wicked witch, follow a yellow brick road, ride some LSD technicolour horses and piss off a fat man behind a curtain in a green tower and...
06-18-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By seamuis

Thats not a thing. Also, this has to be a troll...

Thats not a thing. Also, this has to be a troll thread. I mean it has to be, right?
06-17-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4,827
Views: 562,599
Posted By seamuis

I love and adore my city though, itís got a...

I love and adore my city though, itís got a special soul. Itís everything you expect it is and at the same time itís the exact opposite of what you expect it to be.
...
06-17-19, 02:19 PM
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Views: 562,599
Posted By seamuis

The California of Georgia is probably pretty...

The California of Georgia is probably pretty accurate to be honest.
06-17-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 872
Posted By seamuis

If comparing two identical bikes, then...

If comparing two identical bikes, then effectively, no. A larger chainring/sprocket combination can reduce friction and technically make for a smoother more efficient drivetrain, by reducing the...
06-17-19, 11:09 AM
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Views: 562,599
Posted By seamuis

My uncle lives in Marietta, but itís been a good...

My uncle lives in Marietta, but itís been a good while since Iíve been up there. Here in savannah, there is a surprising lack of it. I mean we have it, just not to the degree that youíd expect from...
06-17-19, 09:58 AM
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Views: 562,599
Posted By seamuis

Where is that located? And is it a depiction of a...

Where is that located? And is it a depiction of a particular person well known? Thatís very striking, wish I had a mural like that here on the coast. We don have enough public art for an art school...
06-17-19, 03:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By seamuis

Some people might, but thatís not what the OPs...

Some people might, but thatís not what the OPs question is about.
06-16-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By seamuis

Nobody has mentioned quality, but different types...

Nobody has mentioned quality, but different types do produce different type of sounds and varying levels of sound.
06-16-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By seamuis

There are a number of different freehub...

There are a number of different freehub mechanisms and each one has its own distinct sound. A freehub is built into a hub shell (for use of a cassette) and a freewheel is threaded onto a hub. Classic...
06-16-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By seamuis

Both of these are good choices. I have a lot of...

Both of these are good choices. I have a lot of experience with the TB14ís. They are excellent wheels. Very reliable and look fantastic. In fact, I have a set of these rims laces to the very same...
06-16-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,697
Posted By seamuis

Nah mate, that smiley can be read a number of...

Nah mate, that smiley can be read a number of ways. Besides, if your post wasnít serious to any degree, why bother wasting the time, when it could be misunderstood. Seems rather pointless, but you...
06-15-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,697
Posted By seamuis

In this case, not owning one, means I know...

In this case, not owning one, means I know nothing about it, as I have no interest in knowing anything about wabi beyond what I can glean from others. Therefore itís probably best to not speak from a...
06-14-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,697
Posted By seamuis

Not something most would be willing to do, and a...

Not something most would be willing to do, and a lot of bike shops wonít do it for liability reasons. I donít need to do that, nor am I offering such advice to do so. My point was there are in fact...
06-14-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,697
Posted By seamuis

So you have one singular example, of this...

So you have one singular example, of this Ďstupidityí, but put out a rather broad criticism so that two separate people completely misunderstood exactly what your were referring to? You should have...
06-14-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,697
Posted By seamuis

Or youíre doing a conversion on a frame that...

Or youíre doing a conversion on a frame that wasnít designed specifically for the tires you want to run? maybe itís a road frame with very short stays designed for the use of very skinny tires, maybe...
06-14-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,585
Posted By seamuis

Looks good. Iíve considered those for a few...

Looks good. Iíve considered those for a few different setups myself, but never ponied up the pennies. Let us know how they work more long term.

I know this is sacrilege, but if you moved the brake...
06-14-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,697
Posted By seamuis

Chainstay length and tire size play a big part in...

Chainstay length and tire size play a big part in how much fore and aft adjustment on that reasonably long drop-out you actually have.
06-12-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By seamuis

Yup, itís an RS-RK3 rotary 3spd with 6 bolt disc...

Yup, itís an RS-RK3 rotary 3spd with 6 bolt disc brake mount and a TSC30 Ďtwistí or Ďgripí shifter.
Sturmey-Archer | RS-RK3 (http://www.sturmey-archer.com/en/products/detail/rs-rk3)
06-10-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,506
Posted By seamuis

Your generation is no stupider than any previous...

Your generation is no stupider than any previous generation when they were your age.
06-10-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,678
Posted By seamuis

3x or 4x?

3x or 4x?
06-10-19, 12:36 PM
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Views: 602,872
Posted By seamuis

thats ugly as sin, but in no way Ďjackassí, and...

thats ugly as sin, but in no way Ďjackassí, and pretty much what youíd expect bugatti to create.
06-10-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,678
Posted By seamuis

Well you already have a bike that is right at the...

Well you already have a bike that is right at the UCI minimum weight limit as is, and outfitted with nothing but high end lightweight componentry. Your rig is probably lighter than all but the most...
06-10-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,678
Posted By seamuis

As far as I can tell, itís only obtainable by...

As far as I can tell, itís only obtainable by spending an obscene amount of money and choosing to have a wheelset that likely wonít be as strong and stable as youíd like, over the long term. The...
06-10-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,868
Posted By seamuis

Iíll say it again, you should be IP banned.

Iíll say it again, you should be IP banned.
06-09-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,798
Posted By seamuis

Lol, my comment was still accurate, because I...

Lol, my comment was still accurate, because I referred to your frame. Iím aware you can mount fenders without eyelets. Maybe try reading more carefully before unleashing the underserved wit. Donít...
06-09-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,798
Posted By seamuis

You have very little room for fenders, if youíre...

You have very little room for fenders, if youíre going to give proper clearance between the fenders and tires and you have no fender eyelets in the rear that I can see. As for the bars, what I dont...
06-09-19, 04:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,590
Posted By seamuis

Oh damn, I have a bell.

Oh damn, I have a bell.
06-08-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,798
Posted By seamuis

I genuinely donít understand the riser stem and...

I genuinely donít understand the riser stem and drop bars, especially if your commute is so short. I also agree about the fenders. I mean, itís your bike and your commute, so we can only speak from...
06-08-19, 12:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,590
Posted By seamuis

because your post didnít read as sarcastic, and...

because your post didnít read as sarcastic, and Iíve heard way too many drivers spread that BS. As someone who used to work for his cities cycle advocacy org. I didnít let motorists pedal! That...
06-08-19, 12:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,590
Posted By seamuis

With two seconds of thought, it makes total...

With two seconds of thought, it makes total sense. Now I feel stupid for asking. Had never heard that term before though.
06-07-19, 10:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,590
Posted By seamuis

Whats salmon style? Iím genuinely curious.

Whats salmon style? Iím genuinely curious.
06-07-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,590
Posted By seamuis

The average lumen output of a single car...

The average lumen output of a single car headlight for a modern car is roughly 3k lumens. Funny that, Iíve never been Ďblindedí by those 6k lumens and swerved into traffic. Also, if a driver can be...
06-07-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,590
Posted By seamuis

I gots the strong legs mate. Fair play on the...

I gots the strong legs mate. Fair play on the discs. My frame is 42 years old though. It belonged to a former British pro cyclist that used it as a training bike and was in a front end collision...
06-07-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,590
Posted By seamuis

I ride 80 gear inches. My average speed is...

I ride 80 gear inches. My average speed is 17-18mph. I can do 12 miles in about 40min on average. That may not be strava KOM fast, but itís fast enough. My brake is a Dura ace 7400 single pivot, so...
06-07-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,590
Posted By seamuis

I ride a single speed with only one brake, and I...

I ride a single speed with only one brake, and I donít wear a helmet. Iíve ridden this bike at night, wearing all black and while wearing earbuds in both ears. But I do have a 3k lumen front light...
06-07-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,904
Posted By seamuis

Yea inflation, devalue of the dollar, rising cost...

Yea inflation, devalue of the dollar, rising cost of living due to rising cost of producing despite advances in technology along with stagnant or downright falling of wages is a real *****. And we...
06-07-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,904
Posted By seamuis

This is true. Problem with the OPs ďopinionĒ, is...

This is true. Problem with the OPs ďopinionĒ, is that it has literally always been true.
06-07-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,193
Posted By seamuis

Maybe the ďAmericanĒ bicycle industry should...

Maybe the ďAmericanĒ bicycle industry should worry less about tariffs on their Chinese made bicycles and more about cycle advocacy and infrastructure. Common sense says that would be far more helpful...
06-07-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,904
Posted By seamuis

Bicycles have literally always been expensive....

Bicycles have literally always been expensive. The expense of racing bicycles and the trickle down of technology has always been a part of the reason bicycles have been made cheaper for the Ďcommon...
06-05-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,599
Posted By seamuis

Not with the cost of razors today.

Not with the cost of razors today.
06-04-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,599
Posted By seamuis

The babies will be fine. Donít you want your...

The babies will be fine. Donít you want your drivetrain to smell nice?
06-04-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By seamuis

You donít need suspension on the road, even for...

You donít need suspension on the road, even for commuting. So unless the gravel/off-road youíd like to do is more than just basic hardpack road and more like single track, the suspension is not...
06-03-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,434
Posted By seamuis

Well the real question here then, is why on Gods...

Well the real question here then, is why on Gods green earth do you have such an expensive freewheel, and why do you believe you need to replace it with an equally expensive one? Thatís nearly $50...
06-03-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,942
Posted By seamuis

I donít get this bit. How does inflating the tube...

I donít get this bit. How does inflating the tube slightly to give it shape, make it easier to install? Surely that would make it more susceptible to getting pinched or punctured in the process? I...
06-02-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By seamuis

Everyday is bicycle day when youíre a commuter.

Everyday is bicycle day when youíre a commuter.
06-01-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,657
Posted By seamuis

I would imagine lace to be uncomfortable in the...

I would imagine lace to be uncomfortable in the saddle, but maybe with a squishy saddle and the right cut of undies, it might not be too bad. Too hot here for that though!
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