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12-07-09, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 25,926
Posted By ksyrius

Hi everyone, just got a post up on our blog about...

Hi everyone, just got a post up on our blog about different ways to lace up double straps.

Personally i like to do it so both straps go through the pedal, on different sides of the spindle....
09-18-09, 12:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By ksyrius

Boulder Alley Cat - PBR Poker Oct 10th, 3pm

Hi everyone. Im hosting an Alley cat in Boulder Colorado. Below is the flyer. Follow link for more info for PBR POKER (http://bactothefuture.blogspot.com/2009/09/pbr-poker-oct-10th-3pm.html)
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-09, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By ksyrius

i found the ball bearing ones pretty easily. I...

i found the ball bearing ones pretty easily. I found a few places that might sell the roller bearings, but they arent online stores, just companies. I might just buy some krytox and use it on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-09, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By ksyrius

Ceramic bearings in dura-ace 7700 bb

Hi everyone, ive got an older dura ace bottom bracket, 7701 for 9spd cranks. I want to know if upgrading to ceramic bearings will have an adverse effect on the bb.

I dont want to debate whether...
10-10-08, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By ksyrius

The race is on the 18th, not the 19th ...

The race is on the 18th, not the 19th

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_0QzQAGLNc2g/SNvvCoMniqI/AAAAAAAAAH8/WW1YK5j7CgE/s400/BAC+Flyer+1.3%5Bweb%5D.png


btw, fleaonspeed if you wanna ride pm me
08-26-08, 02:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,761
Posted By ksyrius

i wrote a post in a how-to bunny hop thread a...

i wrote a post in a how-to bunny hop thread a while back, heres the link (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=393318&highlight=)
08-22-08, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By ksyrius

no you need to be sitting on the seat to get...

no you need to be sitting on the seat to get extended wheelies.

Im not too great at the two handed wheelie but i can do the one handed alright. I started with the two handed but i could never get...
08-21-08, 01:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,321
Posted By ksyrius

howabout this thread...

howabout this thread (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=456203), still on the front page of the forums.

" Thanks Chris--

I destroyed a formula hub which is par for the course
for...
08-20-08, 06:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,321
Posted By ksyrius

phil's have alot more going for them than just...

phil's have alot more going for them than just the bearings.

if your planning on running this new wheel for awhile its probably worth it to splurge. Also if you know anyone at a bike shop they can...
08-20-08, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By ksyrius

Not a big fan of anything below 28 hole for the...

Not a big fan of anything below 28 hole for the street. maybe 4-5 hundo if you find the right buyer
08-20-08, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 986
Posted By ksyrius

syntace and profile make some cowhorn bars, which...

syntace and profile make some cowhorn bars, which are like bullhorns but are longer and have more of a drop in them.

Profile Design Cowhorn...
08-20-08, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 961
Posted By ksyrius

I may be wrong but in my experience 3/32...

I may be wrong but in my experience 3/32 chainring with a 1/8th chain is a bad idea. I was doing this for awhile and it totally destroyed my chainring. Not to mention that you get horrible power...
08-20-08, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By ksyrius

Hi everyone, Im organzing a Boulder Alley Cat...

Hi everyone, Im organzing a Boulder Alley Cat race for August 23rd, it will be a monthly event, 3rd saturday of each month (usually). And will be free for everyone. Just show up.

i have more...
08-20-08, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 763
Posted By ksyrius

so i asked the guys down at vecchios (boulder,...

so i asked the guys down at vecchios (boulder, colorado) what his favorite types of rims where, and unequivocally he said DT Swiss. he said that their quality control is the absolute best, and that...
08-19-08, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By ksyrius

keirinculture makes those kazane forks, not sure...

keirinculture makes those kazane forks, not sure if they take a brake or not. Hes got them on ebay sometimes too.

EDIT: so there undrilled, hes got threaded and threadless versions for 100 dollars...
08-19-08, 12:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,889
Posted By ksyrius

i know that the SAG bags are sort of expensive...

i know that the SAG bags are sort of expensive and hard to find, but ive got an Airforce 1 and love it. Its got a ton of space, roll top, and a side zipper so you can sling it around without taking...
08-15-08, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By ksyrius

cities have a high demand for bicycles which...

cities have a high demand for bicycles which increase their value relative to other areas. I cant comment on that markup in particular because you can get those same bikes online for less, but even a...
08-15-08, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By ksyrius

hey, a while back i was looking into this same...

hey, a while back i was looking into this same thing. Your best bet is to just get a 650c or preferable a 26" with a 1 inch or 1.5 inch urban tire. A 26" with one of those specialized 1" tires is...
08-14-08, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By ksyrius

not really an expert on cruisers, but it looks...

not really an expert on cruisers, but it looks sweet, and it gets good reviews.

have you thought about internally geared cruisers, they are super reliable and offer more than one gear, for...
08-14-08, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By ksyrius

to chrome those lugs (assuming your frame is...

to chrome those lugs (assuming your frame is chromed underneath), strip the paint, buff/polish/shine the the lugs you want showing, mask off those lugs and then repaint in a new color.

since you...
08-13-08, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 838
Posted By ksyrius

ive heard of this too, my friends cracked. they...

ive heard of this too, my friends cracked. they look awesome though.

i wouldnt recommend boring it out, its designed as a 1 inch, going 1 1/8 will make it even more likely to break.
08-12-08, 02:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,698
Posted By ksyrius

alloy cages are softer, and they will break...

alloy cages are softer, and they will break easier, and/or wont last as long. standard steel vs aluminum.

btw, dont bother looking for anodized steel cages, they dont make them.
08-12-08, 02:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,698
Posted By ksyrius

benscycle has alot of the anodized sugino. And...

benscycle has alot of the anodized sugino. And the anodized nitto stuff.

As for pedals i remember on some japanese bike website seeing these replacement plates for MKS pedals that were anodized...
08-12-08, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,233
Posted By ksyrius

ive rallied my rear wheel pretty hard, ill post...

ive rallied my rear wheel pretty hard, ill post some pics when i get off work later tonight. And yea there is some visible cracking, but you can hardly tell. I wouldnt expect anything different...
08-12-08, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,622
Posted By ksyrius

arent you forgetting that "The Nike Dunk Gyrizo...

arent you forgetting that "The Nike Dunk Gyrizo Men's BMX Shoe is built on the same last as Lance Armstrong's famous cleat, to fuel your up and down pedaling strokes. " (nike.com)....
08-12-08, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,233
Posted By ksyrius

velocity deep v's are all powedercoated, i have a...

velocity deep v's are all powedercoated, i have a set. I think you might be underestimating the sturdiness of poweder coating, it produces a very strong finish.

Are you trying to powdercoat...
08-12-08, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,622
Posted By ksyrius

Nike SPD sneakers

Saw these on the nike website, whats everyones take ? Im a little skeptical.

http://www.freshnessmag.com/v4/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/330789-141-a.jpg

avail in 4 colorways for 220$ at the nike...
08-08-08, 12:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,536
Posted By ksyrius

hey aldone where did you buy just the frame ? how...

hey aldone where did you buy just the frame ? how much ?

and about integrated headsets, everyone should read this article...
08-08-08, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By ksyrius

really ?? i rode the quad gates and hated them. I...

really ?? i rode the quad gates and hated them. I didnt like the shape, and compared to my mks they didnt feel very stiff. But to each their own.

I run two straps on the mks no problem, but i...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-08, 06:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,291
Posted By ksyrius

looks like ill be sticking to ebay/cl then. ...

looks like ill be sticking to ebay/cl then.

thanks for the help so far

when i find something, ill make another post.
08-07-08, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By ksyrius

camelback ...

camelback (http://www.jensonusa.com/store/product/HY303B01-Camelbak+Podium+Water+Bottle+24+Oz+08.aspx?sc=FRGL)all the way. They work really well, and they wont leak if you decide to carry it around...
08-07-08, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By ksyrius

those supertypes arent very strong...

those supertypes arent very strong (http://johnprolly.blogspot.com/2008/05/safety-system.html)

but they look good
08-07-08, 03:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,920
Posted By ksyrius

sik thx for the heads up, ill add this...

sik thx for the heads up,


ill add this pic too, its from outside the velodrome

http://velonews.com/files/images/Laoshanvelodrome.jpg


sign me up for a set of those drops !
08-07-08, 02:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,415
Posted By ksyrius

fugly. Azonic and Answer make the sickest rizers.

fugly. Azonic and Answer make the sickest rizers.
08-07-08, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By ksyrius

thomson.

thomson.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-08, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,291
Posted By ksyrius

yea i just found a sweet one on ebay that might...

yea i just found a sweet one on ebay that might work. heres the link...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-08, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,291
Posted By ksyrius

Who makes cheap steel road frames?

Hi, im going to build a bike for a friend, and shes pretty short so instead of trying to find a used frame online. I would like to just get her new one. Id prefer lugged steel, but welded or brazed...
08-06-08, 07:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,811
Posted By ksyrius

this is the primary reason i dont ride clipless....

this is the primary reason i dont ride clipless. Even if you switch to another brand/style your inevitably gonna have this problem.



this happens to everyone at first, but after a couple of...
08-06-08, 06:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,861
Posted By ksyrius

so i was down at the shoe store. The Era's...

so i was down at the shoe store. The Era's actually have a thicker sole than the vans fixed gear shoe. Its a noticeable difference. Other than that i would say they are pretty much the same, except...
08-06-08, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By ksyrius

thats how my friends bike got taken, on SF state...

thats how my friends bike got taken, on SF state campus next to the library in the middle of the day. All that was left were his 2 u-locks that had been ground thru.
08-06-08, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By ksyrius

makes it a little twitchier at first but u get...

makes it a little twitchier at first but u get used to it, now it feels normal, and 700c's feel wierd
08-06-08, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By ksyrius

i used to run a 650c in the front for b-spins,...

i used to run a 650c in the front for b-spins, but am switching to a 26" because its burlier and there are better tire options.

rides just fine
08-06-08, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By ksyrius

http://blog.makezine.com/m132s_live8.jpg ...

http://blog.makezine.com/m132s_live8.jpg
http://blog.makezine.com/FNNURDOXT9EP27UC6Z.MEDIUM.gif
08-06-08, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By ksyrius

why compromise .. use a clincher with a tubular...

why compromise .. use a clincher with a tubular INSIDE ! One of my friends used to do this, he also filled the tubular with slime. It made a friggin bombproof tire setup, but it was kinda heavy.
08-06-08, 09:49 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,861
Posted By ksyrius

i gotta go swap mine out for a bigger size later...

i gotta go swap mine out for a bigger size later today, so when im over there ill compare with the era's and note any differences.
08-05-08, 10:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,652
Posted By ksyrius

+1 that frame isnt worth the hassle imo. ...

+1

that frame isnt worth the hassle imo.

if you were already planning on getting a new rear wheel and cranks, you could probably get one of those cheap completes for not much more, the mercier...
08-05-08, 04:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,861
Posted By ksyrius

i would have hoped to see velcro too, but these...

i would have hoped to see velcro too, but these laces are pretty wide, and unlike some of my other shoes these laces are really hard to move around, which means they wont get looser on you as you...
08-05-08, 04:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,861
Posted By ksyrius

just got a pair yesterday from my local shoe...

just got a pair yesterday from my local shoe store installation (http://www.shoeinstallation.com/)!

it also comes with a small bag to hold a spare tube/co2 which velcro's onto your seat rails.
...
07-30-08, 05:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,196
Posted By ksyrius

there not ugly by no means, there friggen sweet,...

there not ugly by no means, there friggen sweet, but i guess if i was gonna spend a G on a new frame i would want to have more paint options. I was actually surfing their site the other day looking...
07-30-08, 04:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,196
Posted By ksyrius

if i had to pick a frame in your price range it...

if i had to pick a frame in your price range it would be between this two-tone makino (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&item=160264960708) selling at 750.00 1...
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