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07-12-19, 04:13 PM
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Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Do this :lol: ...

Do this :lol:

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07-12-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,028
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Thanks Damon! Wound up gravel x fork, Hayes...

Thanks Damon!

Wound up gravel x fork, Hayes CX Expert caliper and rotor, velo orange front hub, Cane Creek SCR-5 and Tektro levers.
07-11-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,028
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

I finally understand why parents whip out...

I finally understand why parents whip out pictures of their babies whenever anyone mentions them :p. You asked for it.
...
07-10-19, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,109
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Mikefule well said

Mikefule well said
07-10-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,028
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Sugino messenger is 130bcd (in case you didn't...

Sugino messenger is 130bcd (in case you didn't know). They can have chain line issues as well. That said, I've been riding them for 2 years and I like them just fine.

I've heard Andel cranks are...
07-02-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,109
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

My understanding is that all bikes in this price...

My understanding is that all bikes in this price range are about the same in terms of frame quality and componentry. They are all hi-ten (read "cheap and heavy") steel frames with lower quality...
06-23-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,373
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

StirFry Quality post

StirFry Quality post
06-23-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,373
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

I've been keeping an eye in both and neither has...

I've been keeping an eye in both and neither has moved an inch. Both are caked in dust. The treks tires are flat but they're just stiffer and more substantial so its harder to tell.


This...
06-20-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,373
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

The most perplexing part of it to me is the...

The most perplexing part of it to me is the ghetto bar tape. Makes me wonder whether it was originally stolen and/or sold by someone who didn't know how valuable it is. I'd say the current/most...
06-20-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,373
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Interesting how everybody's got a different...

Interesting how everybody's got a different perspective on this. Seems to me like we are pretty split between "dude, mind your own business" and "who the heck abandons a bike like that, something...
06-20-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,510
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

46x19 served me well when I was in Pittsburgh. ...

46x19 served me well when I was in Pittsburgh. Can get pretty spinny though. You could go 48x19 or 20 if you ride tough hills routinely.
06-19-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4,882
Views: 584,151
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Foggy week ...

Foggy week
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06-19-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,373
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Ok well obviously I'm not just gonna take it...

Ok well obviously I'm not just gonna take it guys, that'd be stealing. TugaDude is right, I mainly want to find out if it has truly been abandoned by a previous tennant or if its just neglected and...
06-19-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,373
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

To clarify my original post, I'm not looking for...

To clarify my original post, I'm not looking for reasons to take it. I figure its quite possible it belongs to a current tennant who just never uses it and I'm not about to just nab it, no way. I'm...
06-18-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,373
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Abandoned GT Pulse

There's this sweet GT Pulse with dura-ace hubs and cranks in the indoor lockup area of my apartment building (looks to be about my size:innocent:). Poor thing has been sitting there for at least a...
06-18-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4,882
Views: 584,151
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Thanks Dave, Wabi really hit it out of the...

Thanks Dave,

Wabi really hit it out of the park with the moss green this year if you ask me.
06-18-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 1,122,782
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Rigi bici-corta

Rigi bici-corta
06-18-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,700
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Bandera *scoff* Anyone who can't feel...

Bandera

*scoff*

Anyone who can't feel the massive drop in wattage with inside out socks isn't a serious cyclist
06-18-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4,882
Views: 584,151
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-18-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,700
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

:lol:

:lol:
06-18-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,558
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

:lol:

:lol:
06-17-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,700
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

I would imagine that drivetrains with a greater...

I would imagine that drivetrains with a greater number of total teeth wear out very slightly less rapidly.

According to Sheldon (https://www.sheldonbrown.com/chain-life.html) sprockets with even...
06-17-19, 01:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,619
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Good choice:thumb: (thats what I have on my...

Good choice:thumb: (thats what I have on my bike:p)
06-15-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,175
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Would totally work. But like I said before, I...

Would totally work. But like I said before, I dont really want to switch sides for the levers. Part of it is muscle memory but also I only have left sided levers so switching sides would be more of...
06-15-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,175
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Good eye Still using and loving the hooded...

Good eye

Still using and loving the hooded lever. I ended up adding a new cross lever after a few weeks though because I found that I like to ride the tops when Im in traffic for better...
06-15-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,756
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Ah yes, the good old chainline dilemma. Im...

Ah yes, the good old chainline dilemma.

Im sure others here will be able to help you out better than I can but since I came upon this first Ill ask for some clarification:

When you say the...
06-14-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,578
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Cant decide if I go threadless and then spec it...

Cant decide if I go threadless and then spec it like a modern track bike or do threaded and go full fixie with a leather saddle and risers:p

More of a day dream than an actual plan. And I have a...
06-14-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,175
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Now that there is a decent idea. Haddnt thought...

Now that there is a decent idea. Haddnt thought of that. Would definitely require a longer cable and housing but I may give that a shot eventually.
06-14-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,175
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Ok well that looks pretty nice. (Cool paint job...

Ok well that looks pretty nice. (Cool paint job too).

Usually I dont like those because of the bolts. Just looks a bit messy. I tried one on my fork for a while and it just looked jerry-rigged...
06-14-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,578
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Yeesh, tough crowd haha. I've been toying with...

Yeesh, tough crowd haha.
I've been toying with the idea of an NJS frame with a wound up track fork for a future build. I'm sure you guys would be all over that one ;):lol:

Also, whats wrong with...
06-14-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,175
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

I've thought about that. Honestly I have to much...

I've thought about that. Honestly I have to much muscle memory for front brakes on the left from riding other bikes that I'm afraid to change haha. Also I only have the left sided levers.
...
06-14-19, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4,618
Views: 471,013
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

28c continental GP4Ks with the reflective side...

28c continental GP4Ks with the reflective side wall for safety:thumb:
06-14-19, 01:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,578
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Read through This thread...

Read through This thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/1165958-chain-length-help.html). Lots of great advice. I had this same question a few months back and ended up solving it...
06-14-19, 01:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,175
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Bit the bullet and got 'em. Check it...

Bit the bullet and got 'em. Check it...
06-14-19, 12:21 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 52,957
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Awesome grips! Edit: also I'm liking your...

Awesome grips!

Edit: also I'm liking your whole taped bar thing you got going on on your bikes. Cool
06-13-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 72,944
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Thanks That's a really good idea. I have...

Thanks

That's a really good idea. I have some heatshrink I was gonna try but I dont mind the rattling or the rubbing off the paint much so i havent done it yet

Update: Ok so you inspired me to...
06-13-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 72,944
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Haha yeah strangely this is in the hallway of my...

Haha yeah strangely this is in the hallway of my apartment building, no chairs in sight. Only on that one wall too...:foo:
06-11-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 624,202
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

That thing looks like its designed to pass some...

That thing looks like its designed to pass some kind of land speed record but the rear suspension has me scratching my head:roflmao2:
06-09-19, 03:59 AM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 624,202
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Sifting through the archives at fixedgeargallery...

Sifting through the archives at fixedgeargallery and I unearthed this gem from 2008. I wonder how this dude would feel if he saw this 11 years out:rolleyes:...
06-09-19, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 1,122,782
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Not the build, the frame. That seat tube...

Not the build, the frame.
That seat tube :love:https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x533/hansjoergensen_1_c1614024ff68b4159dadb207312749481bd0a6bc.jpg
06-05-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,175
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Duct tape! Of course!:p Those do look...

Duct tape! Of course!:p


Those do look nice though. Pretty much exactly what I'm looking for. I wonder how they would stick though.


So who here's gonna test them before I waste $7. phobus...
06-05-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,175
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

I think that's my line:lol:

I think that's my line:lol:
06-05-19, 12:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,175
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Attractive cable guide solution

As I type this I'm realizing that this may not be the perfect subforum for this question but I only ever post here and I figure answers might be applicable the situations other than mine...
06-04-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,950,942
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Thanks Tim. Luckily I work in medicine so I...

Thanks Tim. Luckily I work in medicine so I cleaned and dressed everything nicely once I got to work this morning. Just scrapes and bruises really, nothing that will keep me off the bike for more...
06-04-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,103
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Do it. I wanna see how it turns out!

Do it. I wanna see how it turns out!
06-04-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,950,942
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Today I hit a patch of gravel during a turn and...

Today I hit a patch of gravel during a turn and wiped out. Helmet saved my face from a bunch of nasty scrapes, still caught my chin and hands pretty good though. Fun ride.
05-30-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,103
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

You'd probably end up having to do a lot of...

You'd probably end up having to do a lot of sanding/polishing but I don't see why not. I don't think it should effect the durability of the rims or anything.
05-13-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 624,202
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Just happened upon This article...

Just happened upon This article (https://www.google.com/amp/s/electrek.co/2019/05/13/lunas-new-fixie-offers-hipsters-a-shockingly-affordable-stealth-electric-bike/amp/).

Here's a taste:...
05-12-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4,618
Views: 471,013
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

What a score!:thumb: How old is it? Do you know?

What a score!:thumb: How old is it? Do you know?
05-05-19, 04:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,612
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Wow I wasn't aware of that FBM until now. I...

Wow I wasn't aware of that FBM until now. I don't often see a tig welded frameset that can rival the beauty of lugged steel. They've got some really great finishes too. I'm a huge sucker for raw...
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