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08-14-09, 09:40 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 33,818
Posted By alheim

props on the chin scar! a lot of cyclists have...

props on the chin scar! a lot of cyclists have this scar. cool pic to boot.

actually, there's a thread about chin scars already: That scar under your chin...
08-13-09, 12:19 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 109,787
Posted By alheim

^ bravo, that's great. i've never heard of that...

^ bravo, that's great. i've never heard of that happening before.
07-17-09, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,142
Posted By alheim

here's a link to prolly's post from July 1st:...

here's a link to prolly's post from July 1st: http://prollyisnotprobably.com/2009/07/hold_fast.php
06-09-09, 07:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,033
Posted By alheim

you guys are crazy - i'd be really nervous going...

you guys are crazy - i'd be really nervous going that fast with someone else on the back - i'd feel responsible if we crashed. especially if it was my wife! but if she wanted to do it, that's cool....
06-09-09, 06:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,033
Posted By alheim

this gearing is not very high.. a tooth would...

this gearing is not very high.. a tooth would definitely make a significant difference. plus, 31mph also isn't really that slow.

to all: i don't think that the gps speedometer on your phone (at...
06-08-09, 11:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,736
Posted By alheim

i also would like to know how you got the bike...

i also would like to know how you got the bike back once you found it ..
06-08-09, 08:40 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,056
Posted By alheim

the image is not fake: do a google image search...

the image is not fake: do a google image search for "cycling team" and you'll see other fine examples

however, Tex_Arcana nailed it, and i really laughed at his reply - it really cracked me up...
06-05-09, 03:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,056
Posted By alheim

http://mcgifflaw.com/public_random/polish_cycling_...

http://mcgifflaw.com/public_random/polish_cycling_team1.jpg

http://mcgifflaw.com/public_random/polish_cycling_team2.jpg

http://mcgifflaw.com/public_random/polish_cycling_team3.jpg
...
06-05-09, 06:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,056
Posted By alheim

thanks Saber. buzzybelmondo, calm down there...

thanks Saber.
buzzybelmondo, calm down there big guy.
06-04-09, 01:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,056
Posted By alheim

saber, how does an extra piece of fabric or...

saber,
how does an extra piece of fabric or leather on the inside help protect the outside of the jeans from wearing through?
06-02-09, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,842,212
Posted By alheim

MIN: looks great man. how does it ride?

MIN: looks great man. how does it ride?
05-28-09, 04:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,317
Posted By alheim

i've been told that affinity sells out of their...

i've been told that affinity sells out of their frames pretty quickly, so i don't know if they'd want, or would be able, to do a group buy.

edit: somebody should still email. i'd be into that.
05-28-09, 11:35 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,317
Posted By alheim

EVERYONE INTERESTED IN AN ALIEN GROUP BUY: STAY...

EVERYONE INTERESTED IN AN ALIEN GROUP BUY: STAY AWAY

the last one was a complete disaster:

a) the frames were supposed to be delivered in "the dawn of '09" (january, february?), and i think...
05-25-09, 08:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,278
Posted By alheim

that dent isn't huge, and there's no tearing.....

that dent isn't huge, and there's no tearing.. i'd ride it
05-24-09, 06:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,690
Posted By alheim

sickz, nice bike. be careful out there rolling...

sickz, nice bike. be careful out there rolling brakeless at 25mph downhill. much traffic on that road?
05-24-09, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By alheim

xconverge, cranks are cranks - they'll all do the...

xconverge, cranks are cranks - they'll all do the job, so don't worry about getting top-end cranks. the more expensive cranks will be lighter, maybe a bit stiffer. get whatever you can afford and...
05-22-09, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By alheim

of course. but you can still put a lot of...

of course. but you can still put a lot of backpedaling pressure on a cog without skidding. also, the OP never said if he has brakes or not ..
05-22-09, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By alheim

can you skid with your suicide hub without...

can you skid with your suicide hub without unscrewing the cog? i've never tried but i find it hard to believe that it wouldn't spin off.
05-21-09, 07:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,927
Posted By alheim

regarding the clips and straps: if you're going...

regarding the clips and straps: if you're going to ride fixed, you'll have to try to get used to the clips and straps. it takes more than one or two days - it takes a few weeks. you're not really...
05-21-09, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By alheim

you -could- ride a suicide hub, but it's called a...

you -could- ride a suicide hub, but it's called a suicide hub for a reason. it would be insane to ride a suicide hub with no handbrake because if you backpedal hard enough, the cog -will- unscrew and...
05-16-09, 03:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,927
Posted By alheim

Pedals will be a good change. As will the rims. ...

Pedals will be a good change. As will the rims. Once you get confident, consider getting rid of that rear brake too. Woof.
05-12-09, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By alheim

i also suggest going to TimesUp...

i also suggest going to TimesUp (http://times-up.org/). as usherenko said, both the manhattan and brooklyn spaces are good. everyone there is cool and willing to help you out if you need.

when i...
05-04-09, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By alheim

Quality rim tape makes a big difference, as it...

Quality rim tape makes a big difference, as it protects the tube from being pinched by the spoke holes. Rim tape made of fabric (Velox is a common brand) works much better than the rubber rim strips...
04-15-09, 03:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,863
Posted By alheim

haha - actually, a lot of NJ's guidos are...

haha - actually, a lot of NJ's guidos are visiting Long Island or North Jersey, especially at the beach areas in the summer (many NJ beaches are beautiful).

Long Branch is nowhere near Philly -...
04-15-09, 12:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,863
Posted By alheim

the problem with all of the hate on jersey is the...

the problem with all of the hate on jersey is the generalizations. some people in jersey suck, but a lot don't. some areas suck, but a lot of areas are great. there is more variety in the little...
04-15-09, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By alheim

for real. that and nobody would want to steal a...

for real. that and nobody would want to steal a bike covered in blood like that.
04-14-09, 08:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,542
Posted By alheim

46 x 16 gives 8 skid patches, see...

46 x 16 gives 8 skid patches, see http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=468351

Maybe you were thinking of 48 x 16, which gives just 1
04-09-09, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By alheim

ugh. i generally keep my mouth shut but you have...

ugh. i generally keep my mouth shut but you have to be kidding me with that reply.

how is that at all useful? why reply only to say "yes"?

you have 18,000+ posts, you think you would know...
03-03-09, 02:56 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,717
Posted By alheim

I thought the weekend warriors on their geared...

I thought the weekend warriors on their geared bikes gave stares to all fixed gear riders, regardless of their age.
02-19-09, 07:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By alheim

to revive this thread, i too get tons of...

to revive this thread,

i too get tons of stinky-ass gas when i eat hummus



hummus getting old? i find that hard to believe
02-18-09, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,136,402
Posted By alheim

i'm interested why you're selling?

i'm interested why you're selling?
02-18-09, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,121
Posted By alheim

the comment by larsalan above was hardly any...

the comment by larsalan above was hardly any better:



that wheel should be just fine as long as it is tight. as the other, useful posters made clear.
02-18-09, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,920
Posted By alheim

no problems getting good tension in the chain?

no problems getting good tension in the chain?
02-13-09, 11:36 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 40,092
Posted By alheim

Will definitely but if it includes all of those...

Will definitely but if it includes all of those sexy spacers.
02-10-09, 10:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,389
Posted By alheim

a good brake to have in case your chain snaps.

a good brake to have in case your chain snaps.
02-10-09, 10:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,201
Posted By alheim

^^ i was going to mention that as well. the test...

^^ i was going to mention that as well. the test where you hold the front brake and rock the bike forward and back would also show if that was the case.

if he swapped the front wheel and it still...
02-08-09, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,842,212
Posted By alheim

^^ trying to hide those dropouts, are we?

^^ trying to hide those dropouts, are we?
02-02-09, 07:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By alheim

I like my road shoes, but the big problem is they...

I like my road shoes, but the big problem is they click when you walk (big LOOK cleats) and that really ruins them for me, b/c I ride everywhere.

How can I know which MTB shoes will sufficiently...
02-02-09, 06:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By alheim

Just to confirm: all of these MTB shoes are...

Just to confirm: all of these MTB shoes are 'walkable', right? (i.e. recessed cleat so that it doesn't click when you walk?)
01-28-09, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,136,402
Posted By alheim

^ hook it up .. thanks in advance

^ hook it up .. thanks in advance
01-28-09, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,136,402
Posted By alheim

jsource, those last two pics of the two ridess...

jsource, those last two pics of the two ridess are quite good. they're from flickr i see .. do you have links to the original flickr pages?
01-28-09, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 397,496
Posted By alheim

^^ much better pic! haha i love the radio. what...

^^ much better pic! haha i love the radio. what is it wrapped in, a plastic bag? and the derailleur?
01-28-09, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By alheim

I like some of the Specialized shoes...

I like some of the Specialized shoes (http://www.specialized.com/bc/SBCEqSection.jsp?sid=EquipShoesMTB&eid=342)
01-26-09, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 397,496
Posted By alheim

^^ haha superb photo. you should invest in a copy...

^^ haha superb photo. you should invest in a copy of 'Self Portraits' by Lee Friedlander (seriously, it's a great collection) (link #1...
01-21-09, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 397,496
Posted By alheim

^^ looks cool. what's going on here - looks...

^^ looks cool.

what's going on here - looks like you're running a cassette as a singlespeed? if so, i feel like that chain would try to jump up a cog if the chainline wasn't perfect, or even if...
01-20-09, 12:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,208
Posted By alheim

y'all have totally made me want a set of rollers

y'all have totally made me want a set of rollers
01-19-09, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 397,496
Posted By alheim

(that's -20F for those in the US) and dude,...

(that's -20F for those in the US)

and dude, that trip is incredible. i am in awe.
01-18-09, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 397,496
Posted By alheim

^^ great picture - is it yours?

^^ great picture - is it yours?
01-16-09, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,136,402
Posted By alheim

Lucky - the random find makes the frame even...

Lucky - the random find makes the frame even better. Enjoy the bike and post a pic when it's complete ..
01-15-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,136,402
Posted By alheim

i've never seen a D2 for sale, nor heard of it to...

i've never seen a D2 for sale, nor heard of it to be honest. i dig it. i like the fat headtube and the legit headbadge.

where did you pick yours up?
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