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02-24-07, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By modmon

Switching over to 3/32

and am looking for a chainring in 144bcd. are there any other companys that make 3/32 chainrings in 144bcd other than blackspire?
10-12-06, 01:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,099
Posted By modmon

im riding in baltimore... youre right, the roads...

im riding in baltimore... youre right, the roads get icey undertheneath. just wanted to get some opinions because im thinking about swapping to a smaller frame so that i can ride bigger, wider...
10-09-06, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,099
Posted By modmon

btw, this is for my commuting/city fixie.

btw, this is for my commuting/city fixie.
10-09-06, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,099
Posted By modmon

wide road tires or stick with 23's in snow

am i better off sticking with my 700x23 armadillos year round? im getting ready for the winter again and i want to make sure im prepared. ive heard a lot that the narrower the tire, the better the...
04-24-06, 06:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,106
Posted By modmon

id be down for a sunday ride. brunch is good too.

id be down for a sunday ride. brunch is good too.
04-21-06, 06:15 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 5,404
Posted By modmon

3.5 Soma Rush, Centurion Accordo conversion,...

3.5
Soma Rush, Centurion Accordo conversion, vintage SS Schwinn Speedster , front half of a tandem.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-06, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,092
Posted By modmon

bump. kind of curious about these frames myself...

bump. kind of curious about these frames myself (the frame' frame in particular, $129). id like to get a cheap but relatively light road frame for my gf. she's currently riding a decent tange...
03-27-06, 04:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,008
Posted By modmon

Honestly, you might be better off renting a...

Honestly, you might be better off renting a tandem from a shop to see whether or not the tandem thing is going to work out for the two of you. Most shops will take your rental money and allow you to...
03-25-06, 09:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,618
Posted By modmon

I rode the Asthmaride last year in Salisbury, MD...

I rode the Asthmaride last year in Salisbury, MD on my Soma Rush. Did the whole century, finished in 5 3/4 hours. I think i rode 48x17... The headwind was pretty bad at times... My legs were fine...
03-01-06, 05:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,169
Posted By modmon

those new bobbit frames are awesome.

those new bobbit frames are awesome.
03-01-06, 04:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,169
Posted By modmon

some more interesting stuff here...

some more interesting stuff here http://www.gizmag.com/urbantransport/
03-01-06, 04:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,169
Posted By modmon

This is a much cooler...

This is a much cooler http://www.gizmag.com/go/4905/
02-13-06, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By modmon

a Surly Steamroller, not this... ...

a Surly Steamroller, not this...
http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B0000663R2.01.MZZZZZZZ.jpg
02-13-06, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By modmon

Any 1" Surly Steamrollers still out there?

Looking for the older model, with the 1" headtube, grey or baked bean. Probably 49cm or 53cm. There any shops/online sources that have any leftovers? If so, please point me to them.

Piss out,...
02-04-06, 02:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,106
Posted By modmon

xtracycle + converted 2speed fixed hub + brakes...

xtracycle + converted 2speed fixed hub + brakes = perfick gf taxi

that thing have horizontal dropouts?
02-03-06, 05:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,106
Posted By modmon

http://fixedgeargallery.com/article...hamwebster1....

http://fixedgeargallery.com/article...hamwebster1.pdf
02-03-06, 04:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,106
Posted By modmon

i saw a guy in montreal pick up his girlfriend on...

i saw a guy in montreal pick up his girlfriend on his bike. she just sat on the rear rack. so i guess it could work. kinda sketchy though.
02-03-06, 04:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,106
Posted By modmon

convert a three speed hub to a two speed fixed...

convert a three speed hub to a two speed fixed and run front and rear brakes. http://fixedgeargallery.com/articles/grahamwebster/grahamwebster1.pdf
i second the tandem idea. if she's going to...
02-02-06, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 411,617
Posted By modmon

Rapeman

Rapeman
01-28-06, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,026
Posted By modmon

i picked this frame up recently from an...

i picked this frame up recently from an acquaintance, wound up being a bit too large for me. can anyone give me some info on this frame? all it know is that its a gt track frame, takes a 650 in the...
01-28-06, 08:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,491
Posted By modmon

we've got it easier uphill, they've got it easier...

we've got it easier uphill, they've got it easier downhill.
01-23-06, 02:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,920
Posted By modmon

how about a 'running of the bull(horn)s' themed...

how about a 'running of the bull(horn)s' themed ride? have some riders dressed in white with red sashes and other riders dressed in black and dark brown (bullhorns optional). keep riders in white...
01-23-06, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,010
Posted By modmon

something like this?...

something like this? http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2005/mar/GrahamWebster.htm
its using a sturmey archer asc fixed hub but im sure you could rig it with a converted three speed hub.
01-20-06, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By modmon

yeah, its a great swap meet. went last year for...

yeah, its a great swap meet. went last year for the first time. walked out with a surly/ma3 wheelset for 150. its definately worth checking out.
01-04-06, 04:50 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 5,621
Posted By modmon

'65 riley elf on the weekends

'65 riley elf on the weekends
12-31-05, 02:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,068
Posted By modmon

they put parking meters in front of my job one...

they put parking meters in front of my job one morning. then i got a ticket sometime later. there were other factors, but that was the last straw.
12-31-05, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By modmon

from the spicer site......

from the spicer site... http://www.spicercycles.com/index.cgi?cat=2&sub_cat=Forks&prod_id=213&cat_desc=Road
12-17-05, 07:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,584
Posted By modmon

yeah, i think i have some relatives that work for...

yeah, i think i have some relatives that work for nike.
12-16-05, 10:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,505
Posted By modmon

70-100 miles

70-100 miles
12-12-05, 10:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,854
Posted By modmon

i think you understand what im asking. im...

i think you understand what im asking. im weighing my options and deciding on what frameset to buy. im leaning strongly towards a mercian super vigorelli. imo, mercian frames have and intrinsic...
12-11-05, 11:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,854
Posted By modmon

utility and aesthetics are not the same.

utility and aesthetics are not the same.
12-11-05, 09:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,854
Posted By modmon

fashion and aesthetics are not the same.

fashion and aesthetics are not the same.
12-11-05, 09:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,854
Posted By modmon

Threadless w/lugged frame... will it explode?

just wondering if anyone has a lugged track frame with a threadless stem. how bad does it clash? pics.
12-11-05, 10:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,675
Posted By modmon

ive always been fond of the towns in new mexico. ...

ive always been fond of the towns in new mexico. lots of brown though. just bring a plant. i also had a lot of fun cycling around montreal. the people and bike scene are great there.
outside of...
12-05-05, 03:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 38,063
Posted By modmon

this is interesting. do many custom...

this is interesting. do many custom framebuilders work this way? other than getting personally fitted by the framemakers, what would be the best way to get a frame personally fitted?
im looking...
12-05-05, 12:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 38,063
Posted By modmon

yikes. thats a world of difference...

yikes. thats a world of difference...
12-05-05, 12:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 38,063
Posted By modmon

i used an online currency converter. what are...

i used an online currency converter. what are the correct rates? prices are 375, 475, and 545.
12-05-05, 12:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 38,063
Posted By modmon

rates are for the mercian.

rates are for the mercian.
12-05-05, 11:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 38,063
Posted By modmon

im thinking about puchasing a Vigorelli frameset....

im thinking about puchasing a Vigorelli frameset. is it worth the extra 200 to get the frame built with reynolds 853? What differences should i notice if i opt for the 853?

631: 442.88 USD
725:...
12-05-05, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 718
Posted By modmon

:rolleyes: delete this thread.

:rolleyes: delete this thread.
12-03-05, 03:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,584
Posted By modmon

just pulled out the rollers i bought last year. ...

just pulled out the rollers i bought last year. the gumby arms reference helped. i did bust my ass when my cat was about to shoot through the doorway i was practicing in...
its going to take...
12-02-05, 07:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,760
Posted By modmon

i agree, these mercian frames pretty much take...

i agree, these mercian frames pretty much take it. for those who own mercians: how much additional cost is added to the price after shipping to the states and taxes and such? and build time?
11-29-05, 10:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,760
Posted By modmon

most likely. i helped him move last week and was...

most likely. i helped him move last week and was asking him about frames. the rush is already going to a friend of mine, so ill probably try something different for this next frame.
11-29-05, 06:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,760
Posted By modmon

wow. those marinonis are beautiful. the price...

wow.
those marinonis are beautiful. the price is a bit steep though--a retailer in california told me theyre around 950, base. but that price is great for what they offer.
11-29-05, 04:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,760
Posted By modmon

thanks for the suggestion, shants. i should have...

thanks for the suggestion, shants. i should have acted on the cramerotti a long time ago... just called them. out of the 51's. for those who are looking, they do have 49's and 53's in stock.
11-29-05, 04:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,760
Posted By modmon

im looking at different frames for a better...

im looking at different frames for a better fitting ride (soma skips the sizes between 49 and 53cms--im riding a 49). but your right, since im going to upgrade anyway, aesthetics are going to be key...
11-29-05, 03:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,760
Posted By modmon

yeah, there was another thread about it today. ...

yeah, there was another thread about it today. its what made me finally post about the frameset. is the gara pista superior to the rush (aside from it being proper track geometry and having almost...
11-29-05, 03:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,760
Posted By modmon

preferred but not necessary.

preferred but not necessary.
11-29-05, 03:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,760
Posted By modmon

Frame Ideas: Upgrading from a Soma Rush

id like to spend less than 650 on the frameset. been looking at the debernardi thron and the olmo gara pista... but id like some opinions so that i make the right choice--dont want to buy a frameset...
11-28-05, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,611
Posted By modmon

did. nice bike though. i have a soft spot...

did.

nice bike though. i have a soft spot for centurions since my first fixie was one.
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