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Forum: Foo
10-17-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17,589
Views: 979,441
Posted By veganbikes

Goes to the store and buys boxes of Raisin Bran...

Goes to the store and buys boxes of Raisin Bran and picks out the raisins by hand to make a raisin sex doll for his wife and throws away the flakes. His wife is a pile used ladies panties with a...
10-17-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By veganbikes

A good lesson folks, metal on metal contact does...

A good lesson folks, metal on metal contact does require grease or anti seize compounds and proper torque. You will be amazed at the noises you don't here when everything is put together correctly...
10-17-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By veganbikes

Doesn't sound like you really like them. If you...

Doesn't sound like you really like them. If you are looking at bottom of the barrel tires. I wouldn't be cheap tires on a bike I actually wish to ride often, cheap tires are there as quick stop gap...
10-17-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By veganbikes

WTF is wrong with people. I get it some of the...

WTF is wrong with people. I get it some of the NYC delivery folks aren't really on e-bikes but mopeds that we call e-bikes because you can actually pedal them and get somewhere and they are a...
10-17-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By veganbikes

Thanks I was just so darn happy to hit 1k and now...

Thanks I was just so darn happy to hit 1k and now am past that. It was kinda funny a couple weekends ago I rode my fixed gear and boy is it an aggressive position (I keep my stuff fairly upright but...
10-15-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By veganbikes

Where are you at dwsmartins ? The cheap-o hubs...

Where are you at dwsmartins ? The cheap-o hubs are probably the wrong direction for you. Get something of quality. I would talk with your local wheel builder and see what they recommend. I would...
10-15-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By veganbikes

Ok then no they are not...maybe knockoffs but not...

Ok then no they are not...maybe knockoffs but not made by Ergon and rebranded. Certainly quite different though a lot of the industry has realized what Ergon did and said yeah that actually is a good...
10-15-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 806
Posted By veganbikes

I love my 3 titanium bikes and am planning on my...

I love my 3 titanium bikes and am planning on my 4th so I obviously very clearly hate titanium. Such a smooth comfortable ride, if welded properly will last a lifetime (Ti is very much like Wu-Tang,...
10-14-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By veganbikes

Do you have info on that? I am quite curious as I...

Do you have info on that? I am quite curious as I have my doubts. Not that Trek doesn't like to do that but that they are Ergon.
10-14-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,359
Posted By veganbikes

We can have world peach, Georgia certainly has...

We can have world peach, Georgia certainly has some great peaches but with today's modern agriculture and global shipping we can have peaches everywhere. They started in China and have gone pretty...
10-13-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 314
Posted By veganbikes

IRD makes excellent freewheels. Go with one of...

IRD makes excellent freewheels. Go with one of those they are modern, high quality and minus pandemic issues generally available. Don't go with cheap stuff get quality and IRD is quality.
10-13-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 501
Posted By veganbikes

But the Continental people look so angry "buy my...

But the Continental people look so angry "buy my tires or I will kill you".
10-13-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By veganbikes

+1 for IRD assuming that is the correct spindle...

+1 for IRD assuming that is the correct spindle for your cranks. On my DA 7400 cranks I am running a Phil Wood B.B. and honestly while I love Phil Wood, I only did it because the frame is Phil Wood....
10-13-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 718,502
Posted By veganbikes

Really because he wrapped it? That is jackass? I...

Really because he wrapped it? That is jackass? I mean like TT said functional and honestly doesn't look terrible. I have seen some worse stuff. Sorry not jackass


Yeah I was thinking that looking...
10-12-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By veganbikes

Not too shabby! I love those parts build with XTR...

Not too shabby! I love those parts build with XTR and stuff like that. My knock around hybrid has an XTR shifter and XT rear derailleur from the parts bin and got gifted the Surly Moloko bars on it.
10-12-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 529
Posted By veganbikes

My advice is to send me 5000 dollars, cash is...

My advice is to send me 5000 dollars, cash is fine or gold bullion works! :lol:

Like others have said if it isn't out of true or causing issues I would leave till it becomes a problem if it...
10-12-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,068
Posted By veganbikes

bOsscO didn't want to BOG you down with all the...

bOsscO didn't want to BOG you down with all the details!
10-12-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,072
Posted By veganbikes

All that stuff already exists maybe not to the...

All that stuff already exists maybe not to the level you wish but Bosch/Magura have done ABS, Quarq/Sram have done tire pressure meters and now a electronic suspension thing (different from Fox...
10-12-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4,584
Views: 718,502
Posted By veganbikes

What exactly is the jackass part? Yes maybe some...

What exactly is the jackass part? Yes maybe some crappy parts on it but it actually doesn't look that terrible! Would I have put on a front brake, hell yeah, would I swap out that saddle, you betcha...
10-12-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By veganbikes

Reach out to Lynette or anyone at WI and they...

Reach out to Lynette or anyone at WI and they should be able to help you. They are super nice and if things are not right you should allow them the chance to make it right. Narrow Wide with 1x1 and...
Forum: Foo
10-10-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17,589
Views: 979,441
Posted By veganbikes

Says yes to crack but only if it's off a plumbers...

Says yes to crack but only if it's off a plumbers butt or a construction worker if they are sweaty enough. Will sometimes pay them to dress up like Shaun White so he can do some real "snow" boarding.
10-10-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By veganbikes

Charlie, thank you so much for everything you and...

Charlie, thank you so much for everything you and all the other riders have done. Such a neat story and some of the finest bikes came out of that.
Forum: Foo
10-09-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17,589
Views: 979,441
Posted By veganbikes

Sells coffee out of his Toyota Tercel trunk in a...

Sells coffee out of his Toyota Tercel trunk in a tub and calls himself the His Excellency, President for Life, Field General Barista thook , VD Crabs Gonorrhea , Lord of All the fake sugar packets...
Forum: Foo
10-09-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 596
Posted By veganbikes

It is perfect for enjoying with the devils...

It is perfect for enjoying with the devils lettuce that whole genre is perfect for that sort of thing. I also recommend Sleep (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleep_(band)), Holy Mountain is my...
10-09-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By veganbikes

If you are the original owner of the bike and...

If you are the original owner of the bike and purchased it through an authorized dealer you have a lifetime warranty on the frame and fork. You will absolutely void the warranty if you drill it....
10-09-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,766
Posted By veganbikes

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Was a great ride till a friend went OTB as we were heading back. I was at the...
10-09-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,120
Posted By veganbikes

I want to get quality as the most important thing...

I want to get quality as the most important thing but I will pay more for that. Ideally yes I would love something MUSA but it has to be of quality.
10-09-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By veganbikes

More than likely like many similar grips they are...

More than likely like many similar grips they are a cheap copy trying to make it ergonomic but missing it being Ergon. Ergon is the best for a reason, medical grade rubber and biokork on some of...
Forum: Foo
10-09-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 325
Posted By veganbikes

The occasional nude posing nothing too crazy ; )

The occasional nude posing nothing too crazy ; )
Forum: Foo
10-08-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 596
Posted By veganbikes

Speaking of bee's: ...

Speaking of bee's:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UiCIW04PF3I

The whole album is excellent but the titular track is my favorite. I saw Earth live a few years ago and I was in an absolute...
Forum: Foo
10-08-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 325
Posted By veganbikes

Actually I have done a few displays like that at...

Actually I have done a few displays like that at our shops (and one at a friends place)
10-08-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 291
Posted By veganbikes

Hopefully you got the bike for less than $20. I...

Hopefully you got the bike for less than $20. I have a feeling the bike could use quite a bit of work and can get quite expensive. I would post some photos so we can see what exactly is going wrong...
10-08-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,412
Posted By veganbikes

The Turbo Vado SL is a neat bike and certainly a...

The Turbo Vado SL is a neat bike and certainly a really nice light machine. It is probably the next e-bike in the quiver once I have ridden the R+M enough and paid it off.

The brakes on that bike...
10-07-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By veganbikes

If you have to release a lock on kickstarter do I...

If you have to release a lock on kickstarter do I really want to trust your product. If you are a large enough company you should be able to be a company and release a product sans "crowd funding" if...
10-07-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,412
Posted By veganbikes

You finally realized the shorter cranks...

You finally realized the shorter cranks thing...GOOD!!! :) That motor is a basic entry level motor for Bosch not a lot of torque but it certainly will feel a lot better than no motor and is nicer...
10-07-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 653
Posted By veganbikes

I would max out your tires first and then look at...

I would max out your tires first and then look at some different posts, if you want a rigid post titanium is generally the go to though their are plenty of carbon posts that also have some flex built...
Forum: Foo
10-04-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 269
Posted By veganbikes

I will call my local Snap-On guy and see if wants...

I will call my local Snap-On guy and see if wants to go to Tool show, hopefully he pays for my ticket. I want one of those $500 middle ones in the "orchestra" (I don't know what you call it in a...
Forum: Foo
10-04-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 423
Posted By veganbikes

I do love me some Tool. When I heard a short...

I do love me some Tool. When I heard a short interview with Geddy Lee and he said "yeah Tool they do the different time signatures, I like them" I was like hell yes high praise from the best.
I...
10-02-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By veganbikes

Do you think it is safe to drill into carbon?...

Do you think it is safe to drill into carbon? That one is on you. Personally if you want a brake you should get a fork with a proper hole or purchase a bike for road use rather than just a track...
10-02-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,221
Posted By veganbikes

Naah that cheap via velo looks like an On Guard...

Naah that cheap via velo looks like an On Guard knockoff u lock and they took graphics from Kyrptonite on their website. LockPickingLawyer LockPickingLawyer as usual picked it in no time and someone...
10-02-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By veganbikes

It is a newton meters and if you are going for a...

It is a newton meters and if you are going for a torque wrench be prepared to spend money, cheap stuff ain't worth it. However in terms of tools you need right away I probably may not put the torque...
Forum: Foo
10-02-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 423
Posted By veganbikes

Ohhhhh, Kiss, they play that song Dancing Queen,...

Ohhhhh, Kiss, they play that song Dancing Queen, right?

That is awesome, the shear staying power of KISS, it is amazing what four dudes in black and white makeup can do for so damn long.
Forum: Foo
09-30-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 423
Posted By veganbikes

Is this KISS a new band? Is this that High school...

Is this KISS a new band? Is this that High school musical they keep talking about?
Forum: Foo
09-30-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17,589
Views: 979,441
Posted By veganbikes

He has a blumpkin patch filled with TP and well...

He has a blumpkin patch filled with TP and well let's just say it ain't chocolate or lemonade ; )
09-30-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,491
Posted By veganbikes

Post more in the forums, get involved ; ) But...

Post more in the forums, get involved ; ) But also check your PMs as you should see a new one from me that would be helpful in communication outside this forum!
Forum: Foo
09-29-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,991
Views: 85,109
Posted By veganbikes

Almond Tiger Milk Boba Tea frikkin delicious.

Almond Tiger Milk Boba Tea frikkin delicious.
Forum: Foo
09-29-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17,589
Views: 979,441
Posted By veganbikes

He got his bees in the hive, his drinks in the...

He got his bees in the hive, his drinks in the dive but only Everclear and Five Alive but here he's speaks nothing but jive
Forum: Foo
09-29-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 817
Posted By veganbikes

Donald John Trump, the world's only person to...

Donald John Trump, the world's only person to play Donald Trump in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, was born in 1946 so probably at least since 1946.
Forum: Foo
09-28-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17,589
Views: 979,441
Posted By veganbikes

He's not allowed to Halloween or be within 500...

He's not allowed to Halloween or be within 500 feet of a school or playground or Golden Corral Buffet. Truly scary stuff.
09-28-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,227
Posted By veganbikes

I regret buying the original rotors on my touring...

I regret buying the original rotors on my touring bike (wish I had gone with the XT ones I wanted), I regret buying the wrong Fox Factory fork recently I got the correct one and have since sold the...
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