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06-24-10, 09:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,453
Posted By beethaniel

If you are really going to ride the bike, like a...

If you are really going to ride the bike, like a roadie, and just not skidding around, then you will come to realize that although the parts you have are decent, there is nothing that compares to...
12-24-09, 04:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,491
Posted By beethaniel

Thread the fork, integrate the seatpost clamp,...

Thread the fork, integrate the seatpost clamp, done.
11-16-09, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,041
Posted By beethaniel

I have a 3 Rail Cetma, and used it with drops on...

I have a 3 Rail Cetma, and used it with drops on my bike. It does limit you to what you can carry, its its more than a soft load like a bag or something like that. I switched to Northroad bars and...
08-09-09, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,859
Posted By beethaniel

http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?main_page=produ...

http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=188_232_593&products_id=8316

Very narrow bullhorns, Ive seen these in person, and they look way too small to be practical, but to...
07-29-09, 12:23 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 24,393
Posted By beethaniel

whatever.... ...

whatever....

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2588/3687905291_3313bc53f1.jpg
07-29-09, 12:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By beethaniel

Call Montano Velo in Oakland Ca, or Freewheel in...

Call Montano Velo in Oakland Ca, or Freewheel in San Francisco, Ca, both shops stock and sell Freight Bags. I have one and and after owning a few different bags, its by far my favorite. It fits...
06-03-09, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By beethaniel

you need to measure the headtube of your bike...

you need to measure the headtube of your bike (minus headset). then add the stack height of your particular headset (it should readily available measurement). add those two numbers and you get the...
05-23-09, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,760
Posted By beethaniel

Well, what I meant was that they will break in...

Well, what I meant was that they will break in and mold to your butt/sit-bones, how much more 'custom' can you get?
05-23-09, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,760
Posted By beethaniel

+1 on the Brooks, but all people are shaped...

+1 on the Brooks, but all people are shaped different so not every saddle is goig to fit every rider. I do like the Brooks for the fact they are wider and the leather will soften with use, therefore...
05-22-09, 08:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,435
Posted By beethaniel

Ive got a surly pacer Im using as a...

Ive got a surly pacer Im using as a commuter/basket bike, and I am contemplating swapping the drops out for these. Just need to figure out the shifter reconfigure (its a 10sp right now)
05-22-09, 08:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,435
Posted By beethaniel

http://ep.yimg.com/ip/I/yhst-84224226242177_2052_1...

http://ep.yimg.com/ip/I/yhst-84224226242177_2052_16864779

I had these on my old IRO Mark V Pro. Perfect for a cruiser/basket/bar bike. The grip areas are much more parallel than they look in the...
05-22-09, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,944
Posted By beethaniel

http://www.universalcycles.com/images//products/la...

http://www.universalcycles.com/images//products/large/21834.jpg

The T-Servs were the Randos before they made Randos. They are marketed as 'messenger tyres." I have been wanting to try a set...
05-22-09, 08:01 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,227
Posted By beethaniel

Ive used a couple JanSports (not too bad), and...

Ive used a couple JanSports (not too bad), and Baileyworks SuperPro (okay, not big enough, didnt seem very durable for my use), and a huge ReLoad (which I still use for big stuff).

I have a...
05-22-09, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,515,325
Posted By beethaniel

I really like this. But its screaming for some...

I really like this. But its screaming for some upright cruiser bars, and fenders.

Classy cruiser/fender bikes are the new tarck!
05-16-09, 02:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,757
Posted By beethaniel

I ran an old 105 brake on my old bareknuckle,...

I ran an old 105 brake on my old bareknuckle, worked great. Most any modern dual pivot brake is going to work.
04-16-09, 01:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,546
Posted By beethaniel

Also, a lower gear/higher spin ratio is a better...

Also, a lower gear/higher spin ratio is a better combo for a better workout. Running a higher gear ratio requires more strength, which is akin to lifting weights, good for building muscle, but not...
04-14-09, 10:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 874
Posted By beethaniel

I have, and you dont want to know.

I have, and you dont want to know.
04-14-09, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,515,325
Posted By beethaniel

Yea, I sorta figured it out. I posted just...

Yea, I sorta figured it out.

I posted just after he posted the first pic, and before he posted the rest!
04-14-09, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,515,325
Posted By beethaniel

wow maybe I just got a bad one. Either way that...

wow maybe I just got a bad one. Either way that Soma looks great, simple, clean and classy.

What type of bar tape is that? Some gumwalls would look killer on that!
04-14-09, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,515,325
Posted By beethaniel

Is that a Soma? It looks great! I almost bought...

Is that a Soma? It looks great! I almost bought one of those myself.

I do recommend getting a different front tire, those Ultra Sports suck ass, not even recommendable for a rear tire IMHO. ...
04-13-09, 10:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,017
Posted By beethaniel

You can reuse spokes, especially if they are on a...

You can reuse spokes, especially if they are on a new set of wheels, but its really not recommended. They would probably not be the right lenght anyways.

If you want Deep Vs, then just buy a new...
04-11-09, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,515,325
Posted By beethaniel

What type of tires are these?

What type of tires are these?
04-04-09, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,151
Posted By beethaniel

Ive seen these at a store locally, and a couple...

Ive seen these at a store locally, and a couple of the bike techs there both recommended them.
03-30-09, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 726
Posted By beethaniel

Ive done San Francisco to San Jose, CA. Its...

Ive done San Francisco to San Jose, CA. Its about 88 miles. I was beat at the end, but I did it fixed, and I'm by no means an athlete. I am in better shape now, but I would definetly try some...
03-27-09, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By beethaniel

http://www.velonews.com/files/images/Trixie.jpg ...

http://www.velonews.com/files/images/Trixie.jpg

http://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=29624
03-22-09, 10:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,164
Posted By beethaniel

From what I have heard from others, the Time...

From what I have heard from others, the Time Atacs are the way to go.
03-22-09, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,271
Posted By beethaniel

If your going to get an arrospok, get a rear, it...

If your going to get an arrospok, get a rear, it makes a cool sound while riding.

But seriously, a decent wheelset (low flange Phils or Pauls) can be had for pretty cheap, and will last you...
03-07-09, 12:35 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,156,199
Posted By beethaniel

That Paramount is almost too nice to convert,...

That Paramount is almost too nice to convert, esp. with the original grouppo being Suntour Superbe (which I love).

It does look awesome and I bet it rides great. Don't sell the original parts! ...
03-06-09, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By beethaniel

Read this..... ...

Read this.....

http://www.rivbike.com/article/bike_fit/fit_sizing_position
03-04-09, 01:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,367
Posted By beethaniel

they look like garbage. cheap everything. look...

they look like garbage. cheap everything. look at the rear brake cable! and they're selling bikes with brakes on non-machined rims?
02-25-09, 11:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,673
Posted By beethaniel

Just in case everyone is forgetting, bike tires...

Just in case everyone is forgetting, bike tires are designed to GRIP the road/surface that you are riding on! (LOL)

Gatorskins are made with a rubber compound that gets grippier when they warm up...
02-24-09, 09:12 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,156,199
Posted By beethaniel

^^^uuuuhhhh, they are made by Nitto.

^^^uuuuhhhh, they are made by Nitto.
02-21-09, 01:54 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,156,199
Posted By beethaniel

Yes!

Yes!
02-17-09, 08:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,138
Posted By beethaniel

that is because the fine for jaywalking in NYC is...

that is because the fine for jaywalking in NYC is $3 dollars, they dont bother.
02-15-09, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,549,670
Posted By beethaniel

Try to ignore the size of the frame for a second,...

Try to ignore the size of the frame for a second, and look at that article again. Figure out what you need in terms of your physical requirements, like standover height, saddle height, and top tube...
02-15-09, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,549,670
Posted By beethaniel

^^^read the article in the post above yours. ...

^^^read the article in the post above yours. Measure your PBH and check out the sizing chart on bikeislands website. Im about your size, and my 53cm fits perfect.
02-14-09, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,549,670
Posted By beethaniel

The 53cm is sized like a 54-55 roadbike. You...

The 53cm is sized like a 54-55 roadbike. You should prolly get a 55cm, as a 56cm roadbike seems a bit on the small side for you.

Read this article on bike sizing on Rivendell's website. After...
02-13-09, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,549,670
Posted By beethaniel

you can get a decent pair of bullhorns cheap. If...

you can get a decent pair of bullhorns cheap. If you chop your bars, then you ruin a pair of drops that you might end up wanting to use.
02-13-09, 01:26 AM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,549,670
Posted By beethaniel

^^^have fun getting the fork steerer threaded.

^^^have fun getting the fork steerer threaded.
02-11-09, 11:05 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,549,670
Posted By beethaniel

seriously, any decent bike store should have them...

seriously, any decent bike store should have them for pennies....
02-10-09, 06:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,435
Posted By beethaniel

The 019's have a swept forward drop section,...

The 019's have a swept forward drop section, whereas the 021's drop straight down. The 018's obviously are flat.

I have owned all three and like the 021's the best. The 018's should give you the...
02-04-09, 01:52 AM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,549,670
Posted By beethaniel

Ive fit 32c Randos on mine, but the front tire...

Ive fit 32c Randos on mine, but the front tire hits the brake. They fit though!
01-30-09, 10:23 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,156,199
Posted By beethaniel

^^^Im digging that...

^^^Im digging that...
01-30-09, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By beethaniel

the bareknuckle for sure. I have owned both, and...

the bareknuckle for sure. I have owned both, and as solid as the mark v is, the bareknuckle is lighter and stiffer, and with a higher bottom bracket, so it is sized a little larger. I have a 52cm...
01-28-09, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By beethaniel

I had the same problem with mine. Its just...

I had the same problem with mine. Its just really tight, but I have tried multiple 27.2 seatposts and they all work.

You probably need to ream it out a bit. Im not sure if there is a tool for...
01-27-09, 11:02 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,156,199
Posted By beethaniel

Here is some better pics of my new bike.... ...

Here is some better pics of my new bike....

its a Waterford built un-branded bike sold at American Cyclery here in San Francisco. Its the same as the Milwaukee Track frame that Ben's Cycle sells....
01-27-09, 11:00 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,156,199
Posted By beethaniel

^^^Wow, that looks great! I would have went with...

^^^Wow, that looks great! I would have went with the Miche crankset, to match the wheels. The tyre color works well with the bike!
01-27-09, 01:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,089
Posted By beethaniel

I have heard from a few people that used to...

I have heard from a few people that used to messenger years ago that T-Servs were the tyre of choice, back in the day. As much as I like Randos (Ill run them front and rear in the winter) they dont...
01-25-09, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,549,670
Posted By beethaniel

Ive got 32c Randos on my Kilo, but the front tyre...

Ive got 32c Randos on my Kilo, but the front tyre hits the brake, so Im going to try a 28c Rando. Anyone have any luck getting fenders to fit their Kilo with bigger tyres?
01-21-09, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,997
Posted By beethaniel

origin 8? the stem looks great!

origin 8?

the stem looks great!
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