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11-08-10, 04:47 PM
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Views: 8,585
Posted By DARTHVADER

thats what bikesdirect calls quality control.

thats what bikesdirect calls quality control.
11-08-10, 01:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,585
Posted By DARTHVADER

cool story bro.

cool story bro.
06-14-10, 07:44 PM
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Views: 4,632,920
Posted By DARTHVADER

can you post a video of you riding 40mph and then...

can you post a video of you riding 40mph and then grabbing hte brake hard like an emergency situation?
please.
06-14-10, 12:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,340
Posted By DARTHVADER

guys i just swtiched to "tubies" on hte street...

guys i just swtiched to "tubies" on hte street and my avg. commute speed has gone up 12mph.
these tires are so killer awzm. plus they smoke when i do my sweet 180 whip skidz.
05-04-10, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By DARTHVADER

with 1/8" drivetrain the chain doesn't come off...

with 1/8" drivetrain the chain doesn't come off as easily...
05-03-10, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,302
Posted By DARTHVADER

some racers (or maybe only one) have had levers...

some racers (or maybe only one) have had levers modified to use on a b125...it's lots of work to get them to fit right.

the cinelli model 65 is the road bar with the early curve on the flats....
05-03-10, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By DARTHVADER

i wouldn't have paid that much for it but they...

i wouldn't have paid that much for it but they are nice bikes...
05-03-10, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,899,804
Posted By DARTHVADER

that thing is setup jackass.

that thing is setup jackass.
04-21-10, 01:14 PM
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Views: 590,708
Posted By DARTHVADER

oh yeah. that BG is awesome. refinished at...

oh yeah. that BG is awesome.
refinished at davidson's shop.
04-21-10, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 590,708
Posted By DARTHVADER

whoa. that's nice. now i'm gonna go find the...

whoa. that's nice.

now i'm gonna go find the pics of that BG.
04-19-10, 07:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,018
Posted By DARTHVADER

you should probably start by calling the...

you should probably start by calling the WHAAAAAAAAAMMMMMBBBBBUUUULLLLLAAANNNNCCEEEEE before you start walking your bike.
04-19-10, 06:29 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,354
Posted By DARTHVADER

haha. great thread guys. way to stress about a...

haha. great thread guys.
way to stress about a bike messenger locking her bike up and whatever else.
the comment about cc700's racing stripes. haha awzm.

glad to see all you guys that have been...
01-11-10, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,495
Posted By DARTHVADER

yeah. replace that seatpost and send the one...

yeah. replace that seatpost and send the one currently on the bike to me!
the saddle looks uncomfortable now. it should be level.
01-09-10, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,495
Posted By DARTHVADER

saddle angle is fine. frame size looks good...

saddle angle is fine.
frame size looks good too.
don't like either of the wheels on it but thats just personal preference. i prefer box section rims.
01-08-10, 10:12 PM
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Posted By DARTHVADER

green bike. be pretty nice with some drop bars. ...

green bike. be pretty nice with some drop bars.
the red bike. no comment.
01-08-10, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14,092
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Posted By DARTHVADER

dish on front wheel could use a little fine tune.

dish on front wheel could use a little fine tune.
01-08-10, 09:58 PM
Replies: 14,092
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Posted By DARTHVADER

that's alright in my book. fit is ok and you...

that's alright in my book. fit is ok and you still have the levers/hoods and brakes.
have a long stem too. sweet bike man. the way a fixed gear should be built.
11-12-09, 07:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,638
Posted By DARTHVADER

i think it's pretty ugly myself but what do you...

i think it's pretty ugly myself but what do you expect on a US team frame...
11-11-09, 02:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,638
Posted By DARTHVADER

i'd say not really vintage as it's built in the...

i'd say not really vintage as it's built in the mid 90's by a very qualified builder...
had the original builder build me a new fork in the original style. i gotta paint it.
...
10-29-09, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,386
Posted By DARTHVADER

no, it's a spot opposite the valve stem. ...

no, it's a spot opposite the valve stem.

sounds like the OP has a spot where he didn't get a good glue adhesion.
10-29-09, 10:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,742
Posted By DARTHVADER

yeah the left toestrap is wrong. the seat is...

yeah the left toestrap is wrong.
the seat is too low but the toe strap is defiantely wrong.
10-29-09, 08:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,179
Posted By DARTHVADER

i think the point the selller was trying to make...

i think the point the selller was trying to make was...having a paramount refinished by waterford is about as close as you can get to having a factory restoration. if i were getting a paramount...
10-28-09, 03:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,179
Posted By DARTHVADER

he doesn't just work at elliot bay, he's part...

he doesn't just work at elliot bay, he's part owner.
they do pack well.
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3357/3530220967_888c8408de.jpg
10-28-09, 02:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,179
Posted By DARTHVADER

oh nvm. seems it was restored before bob got it....

oh nvm. seems it was restored before bob got it. i saw it on the flickr page of the half owner of elliot bay plus the ebay seller location is seattle...
elliot bay does lots of restoration work...
10-28-09, 10:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,179
Posted By DARTHVADER

i think that frame was actually painted at elliot...

i think that frame was actually painted at elliot bay cycles. excellent painter there, excellent.
10-22-09, 09:52 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 88,406
Posted By DARTHVADER

heres another (not mine) with a mish mash of...

heres another (not mine) with a mish mash of parts. i've ridden it though. handles awesome.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2528/3850325075_f3a3b8d9be_o.jpg
10-21-09, 08:51 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 88,406
Posted By DARTHVADER

cheap frame is not high-end.

cheap frame is not high-end.
10-20-09, 01:33 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 88,406
Posted By DARTHVADER

there are still plenty of builders that will...

there are still plenty of builders that will build you a classic looking (KOF) sorta frame fork. only it will be nicer than anything from ciocc, colnago, merckx, guerc, marinoni, grandis or whatever...
10-18-09, 12:31 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 88,406
Posted By DARTHVADER

yeah i wanted a bike that would do lots of things...

yeah i wanted a bike that would do lots of things well and bill nailed the geometry and fit. excellent frame and fork, he did it in a very reasonable timeframe too.

...
10-16-09, 11:05 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 88,406
Posted By DARTHVADER

yeah it really is. i like high trail bikes but...

yeah it really is.
i like high trail bikes but i think that one is a little over the top.
i could tell when i was looking at it that it was a short rake fork but i didn't think it was that...
10-16-09, 03:00 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 88,406
Posted By DARTHVADER

motta. awesome bike. ...

motta. awesome bike.
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3400/3251318769_e3e7d1dc4f_b.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3391/3252089768_abd3cdf993.jpg

gefsco. i feel a little confente influence...
10-05-09, 08:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,289
Posted By DARTHVADER

but if your tires last you that long why not buy...

but if your tires last you that long why not buy nicer tires...
10-05-09, 07:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,289
Posted By DARTHVADER

the skidz tekneek is so complicated. so much...

the skidz tekneek is so complicated. so much skillz.
10-05-09, 07:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,387
Posted By DARTHVADER

you need 11.

you need 11.
10-05-09, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,145
Posted By DARTHVADER

that looks fine as long as you got a good...

that looks fine as long as you got a good chainline.
09-16-09, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,632,920
Posted By DARTHVADER

coz stupid.

coz stupid.
09-03-09, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,632,920
Posted By DARTHVADER

calvin khs. careful what you run into.

calvin khs. careful what you run into.
09-02-09, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,588
Posted By DARTHVADER

i'm so fat i live in the usa.

i'm so fat i live in the usa.
09-02-09, 06:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,588
Posted By DARTHVADER

ok thanks guys. i think just so i can go faster...

ok thanks guys. i think just so i can go faster i'll try about 165psi.
hope my pump can get that hi.
09-01-09, 09:15 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 17,339
Posted By DARTHVADER

good god. who actually read this post???

good god.
who actually read this post???
09-01-09, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,588
Posted By DARTHVADER

tire air pressure recomemendation

hwat hsould i run my air pressures at?
09-01-09, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,899,804
Posted By DARTHVADER

makes me wish my fork crown had holes in it. so...

makes me wish my fork crown had holes in it. so damn nice.
09-01-09, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,632,920
Posted By DARTHVADER

the dropouts look similar to how yamaguchi shapes...

the dropouts look similar to how yamaguchi shapes his now...
07-30-09, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,772
Posted By DARTHVADER

that thread really doesn't have any useful...

that thread really doesn't have any useful information in it.
if you know what size bike you ride then you can figure out if the frame would fit if you knew seat tube ctc, ctt, and top tube length...
07-30-09, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,632,920
Posted By DARTHVADER

i like your bike. good chain tension in that pic...

i like your bike. good chain tension in that pic too.
what tire you got on the rear, is it a stayer/steher?
07-30-09, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,772
Posted By DARTHVADER

i think you guys are way over my head on this one.

i think you guys are way over my head on this one.
07-30-09, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,772
Posted By DARTHVADER

get measurement from center of bb to center of...

get measurement from center of bb to center of top tube and also center of bb to top to seat collar.
top tube ctc.
07-30-09, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,632,920
Posted By DARTHVADER

yeah you're right. kinda dumb to give fit advice...

yeah you're right. kinda dumb to give fit advice like i did but it's fun to see *****chilling try to be like dutret...
07-30-09, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,632,920
Posted By DARTHVADER

fuso are pretty nice.

fuso are pretty nice.
07-29-09, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,632,920
Posted By DARTHVADER

so you think he's comfy in the drops if this is...

so you think he's comfy in the drops if this is what he looks like with bullhorns?
maybe for a short race but not for anything long i'd say maybe i'm just old and stiff.
...
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