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10-08-09, 10:05 AM
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Posted By Igneous Faction

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b36/igneousfacti...

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1980's Panasonic Track 4000 with full Miche for trade. I will part this and trade components for components. 53.5cm square. Paint...
08-25-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,847,201
Posted By Igneous Faction

Nervex lugs annoy you? You may be in the wrong...

Nervex lugs annoy you? You may be in the wrong thread, then...
03-30-09, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 989
Posted By Igneous Faction

There's nothing like...

...relubing your chain, inflating your tires to proper PSI, and taking a 2am spin on an empty, freshly paved road.

I had forgotten why I liked bikes over the past winter. Now I remember.
03-30-09, 07:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,122
Posted By Igneous Faction

I've gotten by for years on: -15mm wrench ...

I've gotten by for years on:

-15mm wrench
-Adjustable wrench
-Crank puller
-Chain breaker
-Lockring spanner
-BB tool
-White lithium grease
-Tri-flow
03-30-09, 07:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,085
Posted By Igneous Faction

I assume that you're riding your bicycle on the...

I assume that you're riding your bicycle on the street to commute and get around on, etc... If so, yes. You're much better off with that Rush Hour than you'd ever be on that other bike.
03-06-09, 04:30 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,910
Posted By Igneous Faction

Start your car. The timing belt has gone from 0...

Start your car. The timing belt has gone from 0 rpm's to like, 1,000 or more in very little time. It'll be fine.

Chains wear and stretch over time as well. Like anything, they have to be...
03-04-09, 03:05 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,910
Posted By Igneous Faction

If your timing belt is squealing on your car,...

If your timing belt is squealing on your car, then you better get that to a shop FAST. All of these belts have teeth that match with the beltring(?) and cog in the back.

Of course a belt is...
01-21-09, 01:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,712
Posted By Igneous Faction

I see one every day. I've been seeing this...

I see one every day. I've been seeing this particular one for the past three years and a messenger bag in general for the past five or six.
01-16-09, 03:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,968
Posted By Igneous Faction

18. That was three years ago.

18. That was three years ago.
01-16-09, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 989
Posted By Igneous Faction

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b36/igneousfacti...

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b36/igneousfaction/BAG001.jpg

Here's the Univega I converted for my girlfriend. My friend did the paint job. Unfortunately, she never rides it! It was an...
12-22-08, 02:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,103
Posted By Igneous Faction

That Integra could be lower. If you're not...

That Integra could be lower. If you're not ruining oilpans when driving on the salt flats you aren't low enough.

Lower it.

LOWER IT.
12-16-08, 02:34 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,866
Posted By Igneous Faction

Both of those shifters look excellent. I'm really...

Both of those shifters look excellent. I'm really happy that they didn't go with one of those stupid gripshift things. I'll take two.
12-15-08, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By Igneous Faction

Use search. Read. Learn. Apply new knowledge. ...

Use search. Read. Learn. Apply new knowledge.

But to save you about 3 minutes of agony; shift your weight forward over the front wheel, lock your legs, feel COOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL.
12-15-08, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 692
Posted By Igneous Faction

This really isn't the end of the world. You never...

This really isn't the end of the world. You never realized you had a "problem" until a mechanic told you that you did. Which wasn't a problem at all, just a warning to take an extra five seconds when...
12-15-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,883
Posted By Igneous Faction

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2113/2145962908_bfc...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2113/2145962908_bfc6050fd9.jpg?v=0

More asymmetric frames please.
12-13-08, 03:05 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,400
Posted By Igneous Faction

C'mon guys, relax. Let's all just do a few...

C'mon guys, relax.

Let's all just do a few bumps and then prance around to Girl Talk.
11-26-08, 12:02 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,617
Posted By Igneous Faction

Being hit by a car in such a way that I am...

Being hit by a car in such a way that I am mortally wounded but die a slow, painful, agonizing death. Though being hit and dying in general is up there too.
11-18-08, 12:38 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 22,855
Posted By Igneous Faction

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b245/sloppy-olli...

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b245/sloppy-ollies/cabby5.jpg

New project, 1989 Cabriolet. 1.8l JH, I've removed the AC, power-steering, and most of the interior. Now it's just a matter of...
11-18-08, 12:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,151
Posted By Igneous Faction

You probably can't afford it: dealwithit. By...

You probably can't afford it: dealwithit.

By that I mean the going price seems to be over $200.00.
11-18-08, 12:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,948
Posted By Igneous Faction

I lock my bike up every day at various places...

I lock my bike up every day at various places around campus. It's never been touched.

If you live your life being afraid of scratches in the paint, it'll be awfully frustrating.
11-18-08, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,341
Posted By Igneous Faction

As was said it's the same frame as the Kilo TT...

As was said it's the same frame as the Kilo TT and as the frames Gene Spicer sells.

I bought one off Gene and it was great. Best cheap frame geometry in my opinion. The components are probably...
11-18-08, 12:17 AM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 413,549
Posted By Igneous Faction

http://bisaufsmesser.com/store/images/reap015.jpg...

http://bisaufsmesser.com/store/images/reap015.jpg

http://www.bilderhoster.net/safeforbilder/clrn28zp.jpg

http://static.metal-archives.com/images/1/1/4/7/1147.jpg
...
10-21-08, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 459,799
Posted By Igneous Faction

Have: San Marco Rolls with textured...

Have:

San Marco Rolls with textured brownish/black leather.

Want:

Shallow or zero drop bullhorns. Silver only. Other things considered.

email works best: jaywiggin (a) gmail (dot) com.
09-21-08, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,493,092
Posted By Igneous Faction

I'm pretty sure it's the use of the word...

I'm pretty sure it's the use of the word "****sexual" as a pejorative that gets my undies in a twist. Let's check:


...

...

...

Yep, that's it. Morons.
09-19-08, 01:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,483
Posted By Igneous Faction

No offense man, but perhaps there are frames out...

No offense man, but perhaps there are frames out there that won't cause you heart-stopping anxiety to lock to stuff.

That said, if you're dead set on riding that frame it may get dented. I doubt...
09-19-08, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By Igneous Faction

Wrap bars. Ditch Brooks. That is, assuming...

Wrap bars. Ditch Brooks.

That is, assuming this is for the track. But who knows in this crazy topsy-turvy world!
09-19-08, 01:50 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,166,774
Posted By Igneous Faction

Nobody gives a **** about what you think looks...

Nobody gives a **** about what you think looks good.
09-15-08, 06:42 PM
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Views: 413,549
Posted By Igneous Faction

http://www.interpunk.com/itemimages2/915.jpg ...

http://www.interpunk.com/itemimages2/915.jpg
http://static.rateyourmusic.com/album_images/1594772.jpg
09-14-08, 12:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By Igneous Faction

I've been riding a dented frame (one dent on ST...

I've been riding a dented frame (one dent on ST one dent on the fork blade) for a year and the previous owner'd been riding it for years before that.

It hasn't failed yet. Not that you or I...
09-10-08, 10:48 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 10,815
Posted By Igneous Faction

I ride a dented to **** Panasonic. Don't spend...

I ride a dented to **** Panasonic. Don't spend $800.00 on a dented 3Rensho. I'm not a big wuss like some people who think that a dent = imminent TT failure, but that thing's dented. It's just not...
09-08-08, 01:31 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 22,855
Posted By Igneous Faction

That's a B5 man.

That's a B5 man.
09-06-08, 01:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,339
Posted By Igneous Faction

Oh, the around-town bicycle I will build around...

Oh, the around-town bicycle I will build around this hub will be a good one. Honjo fenders, some dynamo lighting.... I'm stoked.
08-07-08, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 459,799
Posted By Igneous Faction

HAVE: -Panasonic Track 4000. 53cm. Miche...

HAVE:

-Panasonic Track 4000. 53cm. Miche Primato's laced 3x to Aeroheads. OLD Vittoria tires. 3TTT stem. Stronglight Delta roller bearing headset. Silver metallic flake risers with black oury's....
07-28-08, 02:23 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 22,855
Posted By Igneous Faction

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b36/igneousfacti...

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b36/igneousfaction/Panasonic004.jpg
1980's Panasonic Track 4000. Soon to be full Miche.
...
07-21-08, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,493,092
Posted By Igneous Faction

If I had known that Dutret was back, I wouldn't...

If I had known that Dutret was back, I wouldn't have stopped reading this forum!
07-19-08, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,898
Posted By Igneous Faction

I'm right handed and have ridden with a right...

I'm right handed and have ridden with a right shoulder bag for years. I had it made that way because it's what's comfortable for me.
07-19-08, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 282,305
Posted By Igneous Faction

That De Rosa reminds me an awful lot of one that...

That De Rosa reminds me an awful lot of one that was stolen in California two years ago. Someone should contact user TNCLR, just to be safe. I think it was his bike anyway. I can't remember.
05-19-08, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 282,305
Posted By Igneous Faction

That Cannondale definitely has 700c wheels....

That Cannondale definitely has 700c wheels. Reasonably nice ones at that, I'm sure.
05-14-08, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 927
Posted By Igneous Faction

Cheap fixed rear wheels are available practically...

Cheap fixed rear wheels are available practically anywhere. Why bother with kludgy methods?
05-12-08, 05:54 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,166,774
Posted By Igneous Faction

1. His he going to pay? 2. At least the frame...

1. His he going to pay?
2. At least the frame looks structurally sound.
3. That fork is a survivor.
05-12-08, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,493,092
Posted By Igneous Faction

I'd rather ride a Kettengrad than a Tarq bike.

I'd rather ride a Kettengrad than a Tarq bike.
05-11-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 459,799
Posted By Igneous Faction

Have: -53 cm square Panasonic Track 4000 frame....

Have:
-53 cm square Panasonic Track 4000 frame. Lugged Tange 2 steel. Well used with considerable "beausage". Nicks in the paint, some dents, etc... It was messengered in NYC for a few years, I...
05-07-08, 01:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,685
Posted By Igneous Faction

1. Cro-Mags: Hard Times 2. Cro-Mags: Hard Times...

1. Cro-Mags: Hard Times
2. Cro-Mags: Hard Times
3. Cro-Mags: Hard Times
4. Cro-Mags: Hard Times
5. Cro-Mags: Hard Times
6. Cro-Mags: Hard Times
7. Cro-Mags: Hard Times
8. Cro-Mags: Hard Times...
04-30-08, 10:21 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,348
Posted By Igneous Faction

I don't have 500 to sling around, unfortunately....

I don't have 500 to sling around, unfortunately. But their frame should be sub-300.
04-30-08, 10:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,807
Posted By Igneous Faction

It's good to see a responsible conversion. I...

It's good to see a responsible conversion. I think we'd all rather see it ridden rather than wall-mounted.

As for tires, I recommend Panaracer Pasela's. I have a pair in 25c, but they're sized...
04-30-08, 10:04 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,348
Posted By Igneous Faction

I may be in on the P/R, though the soon to be...

I may be in on the P/R, though the soon to be coming out bikesdirect "super-practical, eyeleted, big clearance" bike might fill that need better, cheaper.
04-30-08, 09:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 870
Posted By Igneous Faction

Nothing like a comfortable seat to really change...

Nothing like a comfortable seat to really change your ride experience. I don't know what the seat is like on a stock Fuji, but I bet there's room for improvement.
04-30-08, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 282,305
Posted By Igneous Faction

I believe that says Benotto on the side. It's a...

I believe that says Benotto on the side. It's a good looking bike; probably nicer componentry and bar-end shifters!
04-29-08, 07:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,413
Posted By Igneous Faction

Calling the lives of the homeless "easy" is...

Calling the lives of the homeless "easy" is something new, that's for sure.
04-28-08, 01:45 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 10,254
Posted By Igneous Faction

http://www.nobodyreadsyourblog.com/files/Monocle-m...

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Harumph! Now then, what's all this MASH nonsense? RUBBISH!
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