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04-06-11, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,816
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Go grab a drill and stick it in a new york lock....

Go grab a drill and stick it in a new york lock. the top disc (the one that is visible) will spin about and not be harmed. that's one of the reasons disc cylinder locks are so nice is because they're...
04-04-11, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By oldfolksmashers

ugh, don't post if you don't know the answer. ...

ugh, don't post if you don't know the answer.

you can use a surly fixxer to convert this wheel to fixed 120mm spacing. you will need some additional spacers and locknuts, but these can easily be...
04-03-11, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,265
Posted By oldfolksmashers

I just stopped by Splendid on my way to the bar...

I just stopped by Splendid on my way to the bar today, they've got Orange, Blue, and Black in stock.
12-06-10, 01:34 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 24,371
Posted By oldfolksmashers

MINI VELO! WITH 406mm RIMS AND CLEARANCE FOR 2.0...

MINI VELO! WITH 406mm RIMS AND CLEARANCE FOR 2.0 TIRES!
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-06-10, 01:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,543
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Hey can anyone clue me in on how big a tire I can...

Hey can anyone clue me in on how big a tire I can fit in these frames with 406mm wheels?
07-11-10, 08:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,893
Posted By oldfolksmashers

I foresee a wave of forks with mounts that will...

I foresee a wave of forks with mounts that will allow ~140mm rotors...
07-05-10, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,106
Posted By oldfolksmashers

If i had to whittle my herd down from 7 bikes to...

If i had to whittle my herd down from 7 bikes to 1, the BD would be the one to stay.
06-27-10, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By oldfolksmashers

get the 56

get the 56
06-21-10, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By oldfolksmashers

130 confirm'd

130 confirm'd
06-21-10, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,244
Posted By oldfolksmashers

also, no guarantee that is going to fit on an...

also, no guarantee that is going to fit on an oversize lockring, like a big old steel Surly for instance.
06-21-10, 09:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,244
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Neat idea, not worth 80 bucks. Consider how much...

Neat idea, not worth 80 bucks. Consider how much a Surly cog or any other mass produced cog costs.

CNC machine + modified G-code + lightly modified tooling =/= 80 bucks.
05-11-10, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,007
Posted By oldfolksmashers

that is definitely NOT a pre-HED specialized...

that is definitely NOT a pre-HED specialized wheel!!

this is a pre-HED. note how the arms feature straight sides, not the gradual curved transition.
...
05-06-10, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,043
Posted By oldfolksmashers

this is the same kid who wanted to buy a bike...

this is the same kid who wanted to buy a bike with 50 bucks...
05-05-10, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By oldfolksmashers

red loctite

red loctite
04-27-10, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,501
Posted By oldfolksmashers

I did a contract service job for a bike rental...

I did a contract service job for a bike rental fleet that was shaft drive, Sonoma's if I recall correctly. 15 bikes, all about a year old, all getting overhauls.

Long story short, I had to...
04-27-10, 02:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,461
Posted By oldfolksmashers

http://jerrylikesbikes.blogspot.com/2009/06/and-so...

http://jerrylikesbikes.blogspot.com/2009/06/and-so-it-begins.html

The longest thing I've ever ridden....
04-27-10, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By oldfolksmashers

We sold about 6 BD's at my last shop. They all...

We sold about 6 BD's at my last shop. They all shipped UPS, I distinctly remember filing damage claims for two of them with Brown.....
04-12-10, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Get some 32c Race Lite Hardcase tires on there...

Get some 32c Race Lite Hardcase tires on there and take it anywhere you want!!
04-01-10, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By oldfolksmashers

XACD unfortunately has a pretty bad reputation in...

XACD unfortunately has a pretty bad reputation in terms of quality of materials and "durability" of their final product. Your 650 bucks is much better spent elsewhere.
03-31-10, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Search the forum for XACD and see all the...

Search the forum for XACD and see all the wonderful things people have said about these guys... :notamused:
03-31-10, 05:36 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 25,365
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Still waiting anxiously for mine to come in..

Still waiting anxiously for mine to come in..
03-29-10, 04:41 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,663
Posted By oldfolksmashers

That's a 1/4bbl, i.e. a 7.75, i.e. a Half Keg ...

That's a 1/4bbl, i.e. a 7.75, i.e. a Half Keg

http://www.alabev.com/draught.htm

(The label on the keg is a dead give away..)
03-28-10, 01:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By oldfolksmashers

track cogs don't coast.

track cogs don't coast.
03-28-10, 01:41 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 25,365
Posted By oldfolksmashers

The way I see it, I spent 220 bucks on the...

The way I see it, I spent 220 bucks on the handlebars on my roadie, why not drop a C-and-a-half on a full bike? 155 bucks out the door for a full bike? Damn, even if my neighbor doesn't want the...
03-28-10, 01:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,481
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Trade shows are great because you see lots of...

Trade shows are great because you see lots of great product... that's still in Beta. Frames that aren't quite perfect, seat tube bends in the wrong places, brakes that don't line up with the rims no...
03-27-10, 07:00 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 25,365
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Just ordered mine, I'll let you all know how it...

Just ordered mine, I'll let you all know how it goes. I figure worst case scenario I give it my POOR AS F*CK neighbor who would love to have a bike, or I'll make an awesome video of the poor Mongoose...
03-27-10, 06:50 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 17,489
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Service sells. Nothing else in your shop is...

Service sells. Nothing else in your shop is available at over 90% margin (taking into account paying the employee). Giving away service is like handing a customer money.
03-27-10, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Those only fit 30x1mm metric threaded BMX...

Those only fit 30x1mm metric threaded BMX flip-flop hubs.
03-27-10, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By oldfolksmashers

The smallest freewheel you'll be able to find...

The smallest freewheel you'll be able to find that fits your current hubs is a 16t. 13-15t are available, but only on BMX hubs. Time to get a bigger chainring!
Forum: Touring
03-25-10, 12:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 663
Posted By oldfolksmashers

PDX to SFO: Battle of the Airports

Hi guys,

Going to be heading from Portland down the coast to San Francisco in mid-May. Anyone want to come? All self supported, minimal budget and maximum fun.

-Jerry
03-25-10, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,891
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Regardless, the wheel isn't single sided, it's a...

Regardless, the wheel isn't single sided, it's a Formula Fix-Fix as I stated before.
03-24-10, 03:14 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,663
Posted By oldfolksmashers

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3397/3639383110_9df...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3397/3639383110_9dfbfa6f16_b.jpg
Only a half, but I've carried two full-size empties before, one on either side.
03-24-10, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Veeps are much too narrow to run a decent 29er...

Veeps are much too narrow to run a decent 29er tire on. There's a reason they make the Blunt and P35...
03-20-10, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,115
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Wrong. HED Wheels, who uses 23mm wide rims...

Wrong.

HED Wheels, who uses 23mm wide rims on their C2 road race wheels has this to say:

"But what makes 23mm better than the ubiquitous 19mm rim? Width. Picture a standard 23mm tire on the C2...
03-16-10, 12:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,891
Posted By oldfolksmashers

You'll need a fixed cog and a lockring. I swapped...

You'll need a fixed cog and a lockring. I swapped the 17 for a 16 on my Soho and find it a better fit.

For reference, the hubs on the Soho S are Formula Fix/Fix with a freewheel.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-10, 02:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,383
Posted By oldfolksmashers

P-Trap is your friend

P-Trap is your friend
03-16-10, 02:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Steamroller effective handlebar height is going...

Steamroller effective handlebar height is going to be just over a half-inch lower than the LHT.
03-14-10, 11:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,419
Posted By oldfolksmashers

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/mercier/kilott...

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/mercier/kilott.htm

yep, tool.
03-10-10, 01:48 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,045
Posted By oldfolksmashers

almost swooped on that same deal myself.. ended...

almost swooped on that same deal myself.. ended up with some baby blue fusions.
03-09-10, 01:37 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 11,559
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Offer the frameset in chrome, black chrome, and...

Offer the frameset in chrome, black chrome, and painted colors. If people want just chrome lugs they can get their bike painted up. If people want a custom color, they can get a painted frame...
03-08-10, 06:06 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 11,559
Posted By oldfolksmashers

black chrome. want.

black chrome. want.
03-07-10, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,219
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Micro-mini's typically have a file tread tire....

Micro-mini's typically have a file tread tire. When you're that lightweight and riding on such hard packed dirt, you really don't need knobs. check out what they were using for the Beijing Olympics:...
02-25-10, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Rear NJS spacing is 110x8mm. The cutter's...

Rear NJS spacing is 110x8mm.

The cutter's use the same spacing as BMX bikes and beach cruisers, 110x10mm.
02-25-10, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,510,714
Posted By oldfolksmashers

...to kill all humans. mine: ...

...to kill all humans. mine:
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2697/4385826218_8c5a840380_b.jpg
02-17-10, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By oldfolksmashers

June

June
02-15-10, 12:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,686
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Proprietary? That's ISO standard 6-bolt. Pretty...

Proprietary? That's ISO standard 6-bolt. Pretty much about as standard as you can get.
02-12-10, 01:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,221
Posted By oldfolksmashers

A decision was made to outsource the T1 before...

A decision was made to outsource the T1 before production began. My bike was a pre-production sample. Note also the final change in graphics now include weird little blue accents.

That prototype...
02-11-10, 12:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,221
Posted By oldfolksmashers

Nice of you to join our forum. Now go away.

Nice of you to join our forum. Now go away.
11-21-09, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,324
Posted By oldfolksmashers

The Kilo TT is the little brother to the Kilo WT,...

The Kilo TT is the little brother to the Kilo WT, which is a direct rip off of the Steamroller. TT- skinny tires. Roller - big tires.
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