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08-26-19, 08:02 AM
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Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

^^ Bit of irony in that statement when you're...

^^ Bit of irony in that statement when you're replying to a 14 year old post...
07-18-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,908
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

^^^ Nice - probably the classiest looking Hour...

^^^ Nice - probably the classiest looking Hour I've seen, great work!
03-24-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Looks uninspiring, but not necessarily bad......

Looks uninspiring, but not necessarily bad... hope 56cm fits you tho.
03-09-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Love it! Nice classic 80s BMX vibe going on there.

Love it! Nice classic 80s BMX vibe going on there.
03-07-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,951,990
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Today I took a quick ride after 4 weeks of...

Today I took a quick ride after 4 weeks of inactivity due to cold and snow only to find a broken spoke on my rear wheel. Ugh.
02-09-19, 06:11 PM
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Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

It's amazing how deceiving that initial image is...

It's amazing how deceiving that initial image is lol. Or perhaps my mind is just stuck in the gutter. Actually, the latter is probably the more likely answer. Carry on, good sir...
02-07-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24,489
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Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Lol. I mean, that's what I was getting at. Not...

Lol. I mean, that's what I was getting at. Not sure why "glasses case" got censored :innocent:
02-07-19, 05:40 PM
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Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

^^ Curious to see where this thread goes now that...

^^ Curious to see where this thread goes now that we've introduced a gun and (what I have to assume that fleshy colored mesh wrapped thing is) *****. Should be fun.
01-30-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24,489
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Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Today I woke up to -22 temps outside. It's since...

Today I woke up to -22 temps outside. It's since improved to a relatively balmy -15, but that's apparently still cold enough to make you feel like you burned your hand on a hot iron if you're foolish...
01-13-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,449
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

:p https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jfqc02xOP1M

:p
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jfqc02xOP1M
01-10-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 117,153
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

I had not heard of her, but you're right - that...

I had not heard of her, but you're right - that track is great! Thank you for suggesting that, really digging her sound.
01-03-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 117,153
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Yeah, I've always been a fan of female...

Yeah, I've always been a fan of female vocalists/bands. I grew up on 80's metal but the first time I heard Juliana Hatfield, my tastes expanded pretty damn quickly lol. And I'm glad they did, bc...
01-03-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 54,057
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Duuuuuuuuude.... you just broke my brain making...

Duuuuuuuuude.... you just broke my brain making me try to picture what neon black looks like :foo:
01-03-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 117,153
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Damn, BF SS/FG folks, y'all got some really...

Damn, BF SS/FG folks, y'all got some really interesting and eclectic tastes in music. My current listening choices are probably gonna come across as pretty pedestrian, but this is a bit of what I've...
01-02-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 54,057
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Lol, and thanks - I was gonna buy the matte black...

Lol, and thanks - I was gonna buy the matte black version, but a buddy talked me into going with the more daring neon green option. Glad I took his advice, the color has really grown on me.
01-02-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 54,057
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

https://i.imgur.com/rlcnKaK.jpg Not the best...

https://i.imgur.com/rlcnKaK.jpg

Not the best pic, but whatever. Happy new year everyone!

*edit: and no, it's not an All City, but I had that sticker lying around and it just worked. In my...
12-30-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,951,990
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

mouse, man that looks great! Totally digging all...

mouse, man that looks great! Totally digging all the work you've posted pics of. That bike is gonna be a really cool, unique ride when you get it done. Thanks for sharing!
12-19-18, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,174
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Can't speak to the conversion kit, but as for the...

Can't speak to the conversion kit, but as for the Sun CR-18/Formula wheelset from Velomine, I bought the same set a while back and they're a solid choice for the price. My only word of caution would...
12-18-18, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,951,990
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Today I marked 4 consecutive days of biking to...

Today I marked 4 consecutive days of biking to work after getting way too lazy about it for a while. Feels good, even though the morning ride at 6am has been pretty dang frigid here in MKE.
12-18-18, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 73,098
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Tried googling to answer this but am failing to...

Tried googling to answer this but am failing to find an answer. Does anyone know if there's a way to use a retro BMX style 3 piece crank like the GT Power Series (link below) or Redline Flite cranks...
12-16-18, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Not that I've had personal experience with them,...

Not that I've had personal experience with them, but the Charge Plug series has always looked pretty nice to me and they have a few models that definitely fit your budget.

2017 Plug - Charge...
12-14-18, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,174
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Looks like a good candidate for a conversion. ...

Looks like a good candidate for a conversion.

1) No downside to running a flip flip hub.
2) Retrofitting the current wheel will involve having a bike shop re-dish it, or if you're going the flip...
12-14-18, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 945
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

There is no Easter Bunny! Over there? That's just...

There is no Easter Bunny! Over there? That's just some guy in a suit!
12-14-18, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 945
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

"It's a sprocket, not a cog" It's not a...

"It's a sprocket, not a cog"

It's not a schooner, it's a sailboat!

https://i.imgur.com/X9CF5Qv.jpg
12-12-18, 05:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,798
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Lol, glad to know I wasn't the only one who found...

Lol, glad to know I wasn't the only one who found the owls thing inexplicably hilarious.

And yeah, it's definitely lost something since Gawker took it over. But at least that acquisition kept the...
12-12-18, 03:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,798
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

I think I agree, depending on what you're...

I think I agree, depending on what you're considering "golden-era" for the Onion. To me, that's the Clinton admin through the first half of the Bush 43 regime. They did some incredible work in that...
12-12-18, 03:40 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 27,325
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

The fact that this thread still has traction is...

The fact that this thread still has traction is amazing. Yep, those handlebars are goofy. Also, if dude and his friends like them, so be it.

I will enjoy when the OP inevitably posts about...
12-12-18, 03:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,798
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Kornfeld was the truth, son. And let's not forget...

Kornfeld was the truth, son. And let's not forget Smoove B, Jean Teasdale, and Jackie Harvey. Godda** murderers row of editorial talent at T. Herman Zweibel's fine publication.
12-10-18, 10:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,798
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

That's a great point, and it's easy to lose...

That's a great point, and it's easy to lose perspective as someone who reads these forums everyday.
12-10-18, 10:05 PM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,951,990
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Thanks, and true that. I'm lucky I was able to...

Thanks, and true that. I'm lucky I was able to parlay a pretty common and unremarkable "skill" - customer service - into the opportunity to develop a more marketable skill that can lead to better,...
12-10-18, 09:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,798
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

I have to say, I applaud the effort you put into...

I have to say, I applaud the effort you put into that response. Sadly, none of that will make a dent with the OP. He's probably starting a thread about which KMC chains and threaded headsets are best...
12-10-18, 08:51 PM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,951,990
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Today I learned more about the technical aspects...

Today I learned more about the technical aspects of remotely controlled HVAC systems than I would have expected was possible in 8 hours. Kudos to the great instructor we recently hired, the guy has a...
12-10-18, 08:44 PM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,951,990
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Well done, sir!

Well done, sir!
12-10-18, 06:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,798
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Eh... maybe it's not cheap compared to big box...

Eh... maybe it's not cheap compared to big box store bikes, "lifestyle accessory" fixed gears from Bigshot or Republic, or bikesdirect, but it's definitely at the low end of the spectrum.

I mean,...
12-09-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,798
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

On some level, you have to respect his dedication...

On some level, you have to respect his dedication to this weird act of theoretical purchase trolling. Dude definitely stays on brand.
12-09-18, 06:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,649
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

To me, the term "fixie" comes across as a sign of...

To me, the term "fixie" comes across as a sign of a noob. Not a bad thing, we're all noobs to start with, but it casts some overall doubt on the user's level of experience/familiarity with bikes as a...
12-06-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,951,990
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Nice! Hoping to get one soon too, BOTW looks like...

Nice! Hoping to get one soon too, BOTW looks like a hell of a fun game. Hope the recovery's going well.
12-05-18, 07:26 PM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,951,990
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Congrats, Dave!

Congrats, Dave!
12-04-18, 10:04 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 77,593
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Always nice to see pics of this bike - one of the...

Always nice to see pics of this bike - one of the coolest ones on here. Quality all around, and just beautiful in its no-frills efficiency.
12-04-18, 10:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,422
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Ok, that makes sense - PDX definitely does seem...

Ok, that makes sense - PDX definitely does seem like a more logical home base for a shop like Retrogression. And you're welcome - I know it's not like we've had a ton of interactions on here, but...
12-04-18, 09:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,422
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Oh nice, that's really cool to hear! Did he move...

Oh nice, that's really cool to hear! Did he move Retrogression up there from San Diego or is he now in multiple markets?

Also, good to see you on here TT. Almost mentioned in my Scrod diatribe...
12-04-18, 09:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,422
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Ok, I ain't touching the 6ix9ine thing (I'm old,...

Ok, I ain't touching the 6ix9ine thing (I'm old, he seems creepy, don't @ me lol) but I'd pony up for a Free Scrod tee. Make it happen!
12-04-18, 08:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,422
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Yeah, I know it's not the first time he's been...

Yeah, I know it's not the first time he's been banned. As I mentioned above, he can be pretty caustic at times, but damn... we're on an open forum on the interwebz. People need to get a thicker skin...
12-04-18, 07:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,422
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Agreed. As caustic and short-tempered as Scrod...

Agreed. As caustic and short-tempered as Scrod often was, he had a wealth of knowledge that really helped this forum. It was fun to come here just to watch him rant and get po'd at noobs' questions....
12-04-18, 06:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,118
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

I think you'd be fine with Campy cranks on a Wabi...

I think you'd be fine with Campy cranks on a Wabi - this guy was: https://us.letgo.com/en/i/wabi-special-fixed-gear-road-bike_5226ce2b-544f-4334-9b5e-21d8e41725ee
12-03-18, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

I am, but only because I've got better **** to...

I am, but only because I've got better **** to worry about. Still lame, tho.
12-03-18, 07:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,422
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

No kidding! I'd love to hear his input on this....

No kidding! I'd love to hear his input on this. Although it probably wouldn't go well for the OP.

Just for sh*** and giggles, my best guess at his advice:

"Sure go ahead and buy a POS frame...
10-25-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,951,990
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

So the 48t chain ring clears the chain stays? On...

So the 48t chain ring clears the chain stays? On my Accomplice I'm running a 44t and it looks like that's the largest that would fit.
10-24-18, 08:02 AM
Replies: 24,489
Views: 1,951,990
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Yeah, it is a little pricey, but... some of the...

Yeah, it is a little pricey, but... some of the colors are really cool, and if it works as well as advertised (always a big if, I know) it seems like it'd be worth it.
10-24-18, 06:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,390
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

On most of my bikes, the weirdest and ugliest mod...

On most of my bikes, the weirdest and ugliest mod is the rider.

*Dangit, wasn't paying attention and now I see 20t beat me to this joke.
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