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09-23-08, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By sprintcarblue

john proppe? *metal mulisha, by the way

john proppe?

*metal mulisha, by the way
09-23-08, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By sprintcarblue

bmxboard. I can't hop for crap on my karate...

bmxboard.

I can't hop for crap on my karate monkey, I can still hop a few feet on my bmx bike. Easier to monster truck over stuff, though.
Forum: Touring
07-17-08, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By sprintcarblue

Shogun Touring Bike

Well, I bought this bike a few months ago but never got around to snapping a picture. My boss at work wanted to get it out of his garage so I took it off his hands for $60. It has all shimano deore...
Forum: Touring
05-20-08, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By sprintcarblue

When I was looking for a 58cm cross check frame...

When I was looking for a 58cm cross check frame and couldn't find one locally, I just googled "cross check 58" under the "shopping" option and it popped up with probably 50 options. You can also sort...
04-15-08, 04:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,068
Posted By sprintcarblue

http://www.jensonusa.com/store/product/BI309R00-Ea...

http://www.jensonusa.com/store/product/BI309R00-Eastern+Night+Train+26+Complete+Bike+07.aspx

this bike looks really awesome.
Forum: BMX
03-31-08, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By sprintcarblue

That shirt is definitely a gem. I have a...

That shirt is definitely a gem.

I have a hunch that 99.7% of the people in this forum have never heard of those people, though.
02-27-08, 01:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,300
Posted By sprintcarblue

The act of necessity is completely overrun when...

The act of necessity is completely overrun when pleasure is first and for most. Every time I ride my bike, whether it is to the store or to class or work I enjoy every bit of it. If I cannot ride my...
02-27-08, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,300
Posted By sprintcarblue

That is the great thing about it. The are...

That is the great thing about it. The are completely outdated, non-luxury, non-efficient piles of steel. They are there for nothing more than experiencing the true act of driving an automobile, not...
02-27-08, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,015
Posted By sprintcarblue

It's kind of funny, because last time I was in...

It's kind of funny, because last time I was in Minneapolis I rode my bike to the local shop right after a pretty large snow and the streets and sidewalks were a complete mess, but when I got to the...
Forum: Touring
02-25-08, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,376
Posted By sprintcarblue

My friends and I drove back from Oregon using...

My friends and I drove back from Oregon using this route. It was a real good time. It was the middle of July and we were playing in snowdrifts in the Big Horns.
02-21-08, 09:13 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,826
Posted By sprintcarblue

I used to have a pet cow that loved to drink...

I used to have a pet cow that loved to drink liters of old flat mountain dew.
Forum: Touring
02-20-08, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By sprintcarblue

wierd question about racks

I have this problem, I want to outfit my long haul trucker with racks. I probably won't do any long self sustained tours...well ever. Weekend bike trips most likely, but I have this problem where I...
Forum: BMX
02-18-08, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By sprintcarblue

I do not know why people bother with expensive...

I do not know why people bother with expensive "light" pedals when you can pick up the twisted pc's for under $15.
Forum: BMX
02-18-08, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By sprintcarblue

Actually, radially laced wheels are very strong...

Actually, radially laced wheels are very strong laterally, which is why many flatlanders tend to use them. However, the problem is, because they are not crossed, the spokes stress is put on it near...
02-18-08, 01:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,300
Posted By sprintcarblue

I kind of realized the whole "number of miles"...

I kind of realized the whole "number of miles" versus the "fuel economy" thing. I bought a mazda car so that I got great gas mileage. And I do, 35+. But I never drive it. So I am selling it, and...
02-18-08, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By sprintcarblue

I use some Soma steel core tire levers and they...

I use some Soma steel core tire levers and they are fantastic. I can take most tires off by hand, but every once and a while there will be a tire that won't come off, and the plastic ones seem to...
02-14-08, 04:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,826
Posted By sprintcarblue

One, the concern about disease wouldn't be so...

One, the concern about disease wouldn't be so great if the animals were raised in a sustainable manner. Like jails and college dorms, when you get a lot of creatures jammed together in a small place,...
02-14-08, 03:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,826
Posted By sprintcarblue

I have various family members who have worked/or...

I have various family members who have worked/or do work at CAFO's. Mainly for pork production and they do have very strict security policies, but a lot of this is due to the fact that pigs are...
02-14-08, 03:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,826
Posted By sprintcarblue

I do acknowledge that much of the way things are...

I do acknowledge that much of the way things are being produced is changing, especially with corporate entities getting involved in farming so much. I don't doubt that this is beginning to mess up...
02-13-08, 05:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,826
Posted By sprintcarblue

I find this one humourous. I can be a funny...

I find this one humourous.

I can be a funny guy! It was being somewhat sarcastic. But I feel people do put too much emphasis on vegetarianism as far as "saving the world". Do it because you don't...
02-12-08, 11:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,826
Posted By sprintcarblue

There are two that I know of in South Dakota,...

There are two that I know of in South Dakota, Hillside Dairy I think one of them is called. It is a large company that came from California. I know a lot of local dairy farmers and local people were...
02-11-08, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By sprintcarblue

oh hey! It sounds like you're talking about...

oh hey!

It sounds like you're talking about the Bianchi MTB I just sold in Minneapolis on craigslist.
02-11-08, 02:13 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,826
Posted By sprintcarblue

Growing up on a rural farming community, I am...

Growing up on a rural farming community, I am always kind of shocked at the assumptions that are often made from people. Just some first hand information on what happens (at least in rural...
02-11-08, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,147
Posted By sprintcarblue

I'd be impressed if they double as snow shoes.

I'd be impressed if they double as snow shoes.
01-28-08, 01:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,076
Posted By sprintcarblue

I don't really have any ground breaking arguments...

I don't really have any ground breaking arguments to make in this conversation.

I would like to add, however, that my karate monkey is a blast. I can't compare it to a 26 wheel setup, but I feel...
01-24-08, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By sprintcarblue

When I was working on my winter bike, the only...

When I was working on my winter bike, the only front 700c wheel I could come up with was off of a bike that got mowed over by a car. Needless to say it bent enough to rub against the fork. I jumped...
01-23-08, 08:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,150
Posted By sprintcarblue

Not so much. It's not like they shoved her out...

Not so much. It's not like they shoved her out into traffic or on a velodrome. I started riding without toeclips in a parking lot. Granted, I had numerous previous experiences on friends bikes before...
01-23-08, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,150
Posted By sprintcarblue

I think it seems a little silly to say that least...

I think it seems a little silly to say that least that she decided that she had to have a "fixed gear" before ever riding one...

There are a lot of wonderful options out there for people and...
01-21-08, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By sprintcarblue

It might be worth posting on craigslist. Just...

It might be worth posting on craigslist. Just keep it vague and make any claimers give a very detailed description. Some sort of proof of purchase would be nice too.
01-16-08, 08:32 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,512
Posted By sprintcarblue

haha, oh boy. I like that it makes people...

haha, oh boy.

I like that it makes people feel uncomfortable, that in itself has made it a success.

I'd love to see a seat with a penis and testicles etched on a seat, though.
01-16-08, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 769
Posted By sprintcarblue

I have a set of 175's profiles with a titanium...

I have a set of 175's profiles with a titanium spindle, crank arm bolts, and sprocket bolt on my karate monkey. They're alright.
Forum: Touring
12-28-07, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By sprintcarblue

I was looking at a fully built up heron (same...

I was looking at a fully built up heron (same size and color of the frame you mentioned) the local shop has sitting in the racks. It really is a pretty bike. $2000 is just a tad out of my price range...
Forum: Touring
12-19-07, 12:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,181
Posted By sprintcarblue

I just figure I'd chime in a little on the 700c...

I just figure I'd chime in a little on the 700c vs 26" debate.

as far as strength goes-I've built up two 700c wheelsets that were very stiff and strong (delgado to surly hubs) and they were...
Forum: BMX
12-12-07, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By sprintcarblue

Either will work fine. It more depends on what...

Either will work fine. It more depends on what you have around, and how motivated you are. Since a cassette is a non-sealed moving mechanism, oil will leak out so you should take it apart, clean it,...
Forum: BMX
12-11-07, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By sprintcarblue

Actually, If it happened after fixing your flats...

Actually, If it happened after fixing your flats it's probably just your cone nuts. They could have possibly tightened if the axle spun while you were tightening the axle nuts. Just take off the...
Forum: Touring
12-11-07, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By sprintcarblue

Offer whatever you think is fair. If it's in...

Offer whatever you think is fair. If it's in superb condition, $250 might not be TERRIBLE. Especially if you have the money to spend and it's the right size.
Forum: Touring
12-11-07, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By sprintcarblue

as much as people are willing to pay?

as much as people are willing to pay?
Forum: Touring
12-11-07, 02:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,995
Posted By sprintcarblue

I have plenty of fun on my LHT unloaded.

I have plenty of fun on my LHT unloaded.
Forum: BMX
12-11-07, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By sprintcarblue

odd's are you just needed to clean up your old...

odd's are you just needed to clean up your old one, put some light grease on it, and things would be proper.

otherwise listen to live4muzuzuz
12-10-07, 08:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,258
Posted By sprintcarblue

maybe "soft sales" are misleading. Seems...

maybe "soft sales" are misleading.

Seems like the MTB market is so divided between entry level, hardtail, full suspention, fully rigid, 29er, 69er etc. Sales are maybe just all over the place....
12-06-07, 07:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,465
Posted By sprintcarblue

I have ridden my karate monkey in 3-4 inches of...

I have ridden my karate monkey in 3-4 inches of snow with only rear linear pulls with no problems what-so-ever. I think disks are over-rated. Not saying they don't work well. But I think linear pulls...
12-05-07, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 873
Posted By sprintcarblue

My karate monkey fits in a nice semi upright...

My karate monkey fits in a nice semi upright position. It definitely does not lack speed or agility. Tires have a lot to do with handling, but even with 2.3 exiwolfs it is plenty nimble. I pop up and...
12-05-07, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,871
Posted By sprintcarblue

Frame saver has a brownish, tanish, oilish tinge....

Frame saver has a brownish, tanish, oilish tinge. And when you get it on the outside frame and floor it looks like and cleans up kind of like maple syrup. Gross stuff.
Forum: Touring
12-05-07, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,725
Posted By sprintcarblue

36 in back 32 in front problem solved! ...

36 in back
32 in front

problem solved!

There is some article on sheldon brown about it. If you run the same spoke wheels, you're either overbuilding the front, or underbuilding the back.
12-05-07, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 873
Posted By sprintcarblue

I think surly karate monkeys are the most...

I think surly karate monkeys are the most "versatile". You can run them kind of "roadish" or "tourish" or "cyclocrossish" or "mountainbikeish".

If I could only own one bike. I'd definitely keep...
12-05-07, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,634
Posted By sprintcarblue

You're A Dirty Bike Theif! You Bike Stealer. The...

You're A Dirty Bike Theif! You Bike Stealer. The Bike Wasn't Yours, Was It!? What If The Owner Comes To Get It? You Are A Bad Person. You Will Burn In Heck!


NO ALL CAPS!? HOW UN LOUD VOICE-ISH,...
12-05-07, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By sprintcarblue

If it is just snow, I love riding a skinny...

If it is just snow, I love riding a skinny wheeled fixed. But the roads I need to ride are never plowed, so they get mashed down and packed, and refroze to bumpy glare ice, then it snows on top of...
Forum: BMX
12-05-07, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,097
Posted By sprintcarblue

http://www.cise.ufl.edu/class/cop5555su07/images/m...

http://www.cise.ufl.edu/class/cop5555su07/images/manuel.jpg


Manuel?
Forum: BMX
12-04-07, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,295
Posted By sprintcarblue

Theres plenty of people with two brakes, no...

Theres plenty of people with two brakes, no brakes, or just front brakes. I have never seen anyone (legitimately) flatlanding with only rear brakes.
11-30-07, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By sprintcarblue

since they are just 700c wheels, I am guessing...

since they are just 700c wheels, I am guessing it'd fit in one. Maybe you'd have to let out air in the tires or something if they were real fat, though.
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