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10-07-09, 04:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,292
Posted By StankApe

Shimano FTW..quiet, cheap, reliable

Shimano FTW..quiet, cheap, reliable
06-26-09, 07:14 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,186
Posted By StankApe

Cocotte :)

Cocotte :)
03-14-09, 09:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,486
Posted By StankApe

I googled Awang and got a different picture

I googled Awang and got a different picture
Forum: Commuting
12-17-08, 11:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,123
Posted By StankApe

Schwalbe marathon racer 35s on the flatbar roadie...

Schwalbe marathon racer 35s on the flatbar roadie here...fast, comfy and reliable. I've a pair of 28s inbound for the SS, fine tyres :)
12-08-08, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By StankApe

Did you flip the wheel?

Did you flip the wheel?
12-02-08, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,437
Posted By StankApe

As a nerdy dispatch rider (who carries that tool...

As a nerdy dispatch rider (who carries that tool in my bag), I think the white looks nice...and the hardware holding the opener/wheel tool remains utter junk, cheapening the whole deal.
Forum: Commuting
11-24-08, 02:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,356
Posted By StankApe

Got this Felt Dispatch for cheap yesterday,...

Got this Felt Dispatch for cheap yesterday, ordered flat bars, grips and levers last night, first commute on it this morning. By the time the bars arrive I'll be ready for a taller gear and probably...
Forum: Commuting
09-30-08, 06:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,081
Posted By StankApe

Nice bike, priceless wife :)

Nice bike, priceless wife :)
Forum: Commuting
06-05-08, 07:33 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,493
Posted By StankApe

Here ya go: ...

Here ya go:
http://www.zazzle.com/53_miles_per_burrito_dark_shirt-235089320239717213
Forum: Commuting
05-22-08, 02:01 AM
Replies: 15,230
Views: 10,924,785
Posted By StankApe

65er, that is hotness :D

65er, that is hotness :D
Forum: Commuting
05-21-08, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15,230
Views: 10,924,785
Posted By StankApe

astonishingly clean

astonishingly clean
Forum: Commuting
05-21-08, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By StankApe

Come to Australia...you only need to indicate...

Come to Australia...you only need to indicate turning right :)
And to clarify the genius of it, there's an adjustable tilt switch so it's not always on (like a glowy wrist thing/blinkie) and...
Forum: Commuting
05-21-08, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By StankApe

Indicator

I just watched a local teev program "new inventors" that had these as part of the show:
http://www.safeturn.com/index.html
Exactly what I've been looking for, I've ordered some for my midnight...
Forum: Commuting
05-19-08, 03:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,695
Posted By StankApe

You are hearing the Zen sound of one hand...

You are hearing the Zen sound of one hand clapping :D
Forum: Commuting
05-19-08, 03:14 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 8,450
Posted By StankApe

I'd have to agree the dr650 is a bit of a pig for...

I'd have to agree the dr650 is a bit of a pig for the tight stuff. I know, mine was on top of me with my head downhill and I was trapped :) Soon after that I converted it to a motard. I currently...
Forum: Commuting
05-18-08, 04:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 687
Posted By StankApe

Excellent :D

Excellent :D
Forum: Commuting
05-17-08, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 687
Posted By StankApe

Syd isn't nearly as bike friendly as other Aus...

Syd isn't nearly as bike friendly as other Aus cities, but the more of us doing it the betterer it gets :) I inner west/city commmute and it can get pretty narly. Despite good awareness I still got...
Forum: Commuting
05-09-08, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 908
Posted By StankApe

Norco VFR series I reckon :)

Norco VFR series I reckon :)
Forum: Commuting
02-03-08, 02:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,046
Posted By StankApe

BTTT with a few miles in...this bike plain rocks....

BTTT with a few miles in...this bike plain rocks. Never before have I arrived at work and felt like keeping on riding. Totally happy. Have switched the grips, much better, and wrapped the seat stays...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-08, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,046
Posted By StankApe

Here's my new steed :) ...

Here's my new steed :)

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s145/Stankape/norcovfr1.jpg
Forum: Commuting
01-24-08, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,046
Posted By StankApe

I saw a guy in line at the checkout at...

I saw a guy in line at the checkout at rebelsports (a local sports warehouse doohicky) with a vfr and thought "Man, that's exactly what I want...700C flatbar with hydraulic discs". My bike at the...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-08, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,046
Posted By StankApe

A little late on this but I just chopped in my...

A little late on this but I just chopped in my Jake the Snake for a vfr1 and couldn't be happier. This bike fits and stops (more than I could say for Jake despite a year of fiddling with brakes and...
08-07-07, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By StankApe

27.2mm

27.2mm
08-02-07, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By StankApe

I got my JTS at city bike depot but sadly...

I got my JTS at city bike depot but sadly wouldn't recommend them...pretty dodgy setup that's taken some months to dial in correctly. There's another Kona dealer in Parramatta IIRC...and then there's...
07-30-07, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By StankApe

Tektro mini vees...cheap and they work. You'll...

Tektro mini vees...cheap and they work. You'll want some adjustable barrels to aid in getting the wheels out :)
07-27-07, 05:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,486
Posted By StankApe

Heh heh, I knew it was a loaded question ;) Not...

Heh heh, I knew it was a loaded question ;) Not entirely true though, a quick search for "shudder" shows there's a instances of steel/al forks doing the shimmy. Either way, worked for me, and mini vs...
07-27-07, 03:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,486
Posted By StankApe

Carbon...Easton EA70 thingy

Carbon...Easton EA70 thingy
07-27-07, 01:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,486
Posted By StankApe

Mini V...Recommended

After enduring the stock avid 4s and switching to BR550s (mild improvement) I still had poor braking and extreme fork juddering (outright hazardous in the wet). Had given up and was about to sell my...
07-14-07, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By StankApe

Thanks for the replies, some smart advice. I...

Thanks for the replies, some smart advice. I think I'll try selling the bike on ebay, if that doesn't work then flatbar it shall be.
The main issue right now is not comfort but rather very poor...
07-14-07, 03:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By StankApe

Drops to Flatbar

Sorry if this induces a huge yawn but I've searched and searched and come up empty :o
I've got a Jake the snake 'cross bike and would like to switch to a flatbar setup. The brifter/canti...
07-01-07, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,363
Posted By StankApe

Can you get your wheels off with the tyre...

Can you get your wheels off with the tyre inflated? Thanks for the info :)
06-22-07, 01:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By StankApe

It's OK, I still love my problem :)

It's OK, I still love my problem :)
06-21-07, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By StankApe

You get my PM? (personal message)

You get my PM? (personal message)
05-31-07, 12:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By StankApe

front der...der...chainring change thingy ;)

front der...der...chainring change thingy ;)
05-28-07, 08:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By StankApe

Ditto my JTS, LBS and FD...they went so far as to...

Ditto my JTS, LBS and FD...they went so far as to suggest Kona specced the bike wrong and I'd have to change chainrings. I adjusted it myself, never went back, life is better that way :)
05-26-07, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,056
Posted By StankApe

Best..chosscheck...ever :drool:

Best..chosscheck...ever :drool:
05-20-07, 05:52 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,865
Posted By StankApe

Not so much this one, there be beers here that...

Not so much this one, there be beers here that are actually brewed vs postmix ;) Also another vote for optimator, beer most enjoyed last time I was over there...although driving to get shiner bock in...
05-20-07, 12:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By StankApe

Ditto here...they should come with reflectors and...

Ditto here...they should come with reflectors and a bell, but most higher end bikes get sold "sterile".
05-19-07, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By StankApe

I also got a headache going back to the shop...

I also got a headache going back to the shop several times to get the bike prepped properly :)
05-19-07, 03:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By StankApe

I got warranty booklet, stock pedals in a bag and...

I got warranty booklet, stock pedals in a bag and touch-up paint.
05-07-07, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By StankApe

Eggies on my cross and MTB here.

Eggies on my cross and MTB here.
05-07-07, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By StankApe

Yep, had the problem with mine. As mentioned,...

Yep, had the problem with mine. As mentioned, pads and toe/set-up have a lot to do with it. I thought my problem was solved (switched to br550 brakes, softer pads) but the chatter started to return...
Forum: Commuting
04-24-07, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,471
Posted By StankApe

Rockin! Thanks all, and esp bkrownd for the pic :)

Rockin! Thanks all, and esp bkrownd for the pic :)
Forum: Commuting
04-23-07, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By StankApe

I recently put one of these...

I recently put one of these http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.1446 on my bike and am superimpressed...good spill and tight hotspot out to 60 metres. No issues with heat, and I picked up...
Forum: Commuting
04-23-07, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,471
Posted By StankApe

Thanks, I was thinking along the same lines...I...

Thanks, I was thinking along the same lines...I got some ti alloy sheet laying around. Nice to know it could work :)
Forum: Commuting
04-23-07, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,471
Posted By StankApe

Front Fender - No Fork Eyelets

I was about to spring for full fenders on my bike but unfort, despite the rear having eyelets for a fender, the front is a carbon fork with nothing. Any suggestions to keep the shoes from filling...
04-16-07, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 2,591,879
Posted By StankApe

:D

:D
04-14-07, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 2,591,879
Posted By StankApe

It's a 56 cm. Since that pic the brakes, seat,...

It's a 56 cm. Since that pic the brakes, seat, seat post, bars and stem have been changed :)
Forum: Commuting
03-30-07, 04:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,100
Posted By StankApe

You can see my JTS at work here: ...

You can see my JTS at work here:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showpost.php?p=3264070&postcount=355
Have swapped out the seat, stem, seapost, bars, brakes, tires and lights since then. Happy? Hell yes...
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