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09-12-07, 10:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,638
Posted By pichote

I think the only thing that constitutes a...

I think the only thing that constitutes a "beater" are the sentiments connected to a bike, and that price can at times be irrelevant. A beater just needs to be something that won't make you cry when...
09-12-07, 01:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,638
Posted By pichote

@superweirdash - hahah. agreed. i actually...

@superweirdash - hahah. agreed. i actually didn't pen that one. there are two people at the helm of that site, one that errs towards technology, design and bikes (me), and another that likes music,...
09-12-07, 01:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,638
Posted By pichote

thanks for the comments guys. i actually wrote...

thanks for the comments guys. i actually wrote the linked post (not good enough to be considered an article) above. my "imagined" audience was much more directed at bike scene outsiders, so the...
08-01-07, 02:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

i'm so done with this. just want to riiiiide my...

i'm so done with this. just want to riiiiide my biiiiike!!

given the choice, I probably would have selected threaded, honestly. that said, i got over my temper tantrum, and I think I'll like the...
07-31-07, 06:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

haha. thanks for the list. I had never heard...

haha. thanks for the list. I had never heard the "directing sweat and water" complaint, but I guess that makes sense.

This bike will stay threadless, although I can't say the same for the...
07-31-07, 02:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

I mean.. its custom, but its not really custom. ...

I mean.. its custom, but its not really custom. It's "off the peg" custom meaning that I don't get to choose any of the geometry etc. The assumption going into an order is that the manufacturer...
07-31-07, 02:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

No no no. The pista alterations are a seperate...

No no no. The pista alterations are a seperate project. Just an attempt to keep using my jag stem. No way in HELL i would ever put that pista fork on my BJ. Good LORD. Very different...
07-31-07, 12:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

haha... did you just eyeball an 1/8 of an inch? ...

haha... did you just eyeball an 1/8 of an inch? go you, dude.

i'm going to sit with threadless for a bit. But while we are on the topic, does anyone know if pistas made in the past 2-3 years are...
07-31-07, 11:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

I'm going to reveal my bike construction...

I'm going to reveal my bike construction ignorance here, but I thought threaded forks were structurally different via the steerer, etc.

I guess this is the juncture to make the decision, b/c the...
07-31-07, 11:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

Nah, I'd rather not alter a perfectly good fork...

Nah, I'd rather not alter a perfectly good fork like that. According to my bike guy, I've been living in a world of creaks with threaded, and that once I get over my aesthetics issue with the...
07-31-07, 11:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

Hi Bombusben: welcome to Bike Forums. You'll...

Hi Bombusben: welcome to Bike Forums. You'll like it here.

haha.
07-31-07, 11:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

It's not really even that big of a deal, just...

It's not really even that big of a deal, just more of a "cherry on top" after the process of getting this bike, you know? Like.. I didn't request it, so its my fault, but its just one more thing...
07-31-07, 10:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

CHRIST. well, that explains why I thought I'd...

CHRIST. well, that explains why I thought I'd seen the other BJ's on velospace with threaded forks. I told myself I had imagined it. Why the FU*K is that not made apparent on the site? They don't...
07-31-07, 10:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,557
Posted By pichote

no coins has thrown down the gauntlet. ...

no coins has thrown down the gauntlet.



but we were all thinking it....
07-31-07, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,248
Posted By pichote

after a little googling, found this picture of...

after a little googling, found this picture of trevor for anyone (like me) who was trying to remember his face. Am I thinking of the right guy?
...
07-31-07, 08:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

you know.. i'm embarrassed to admit that I was...

you know.. i'm embarrassed to admit that I was suprised myself when I realized it was threadless. I was going through my parts order list with the shop, and he goes "what stem do you want?" and I'm...
07-31-07, 01:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

finally got to see the frame

I ran down to Philly on Saturday and scooped up the frame from Fedex. Immediately ran it over to my bke shop and took some pictures of the unwrapping. Should be all built up by next week and ready...
07-27-07, 03:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

What I did was read the webpage, including the...

What I did was read the webpage, including the order form, assuming that it was up to date [since it took my money very promptly]. Then I contacted them when that proposed wait time ended, and...
07-27-07, 03:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

Update: A day after my last post, I got...

Update:

A day after my last post, I got another reply from Bob Jackson saying that despite their previous email, they had gone ahead and sent the frame, no shipment confirmation to be found. ...
07-27-07, 02:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

Can't wait to see that built up. Be sure to post...

Can't wait to see that built up. Be sure to post back!
07-23-07, 11:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

The turn-around time should not matter whether...

The turn-around time should not matter whether you are local or not. Having parts in stock is having parts in stock, the only thing that could differ is shipping, although they obviously haven't...
07-15-07, 03:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

sick ride, dude. i really like the color choice....

sick ride, dude. i really like the color choice. is that a new brooks, or have you already broken it in? i've been checking out the selle anatomica just b/c i'm a broke *******.
07-12-07, 08:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

yea, I was really psyched about the price,...

yea, I was really psyched about the price, although that shipping rate was almost a deal breaker. I wish I had known about them when I was in the U.K. because I would have scheduled it so that I...
07-12-07, 08:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

here is my response email. after closer...

here is my response email. after closer examination, it seems that paul@bobjacksoncycles.co.uk is actually just the "name" associated with sales@bobjacksoncycles.co.uk. Just to be sure, I addressed...
07-12-07, 07:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

THANK GOD, I have an update: Today I...

THANK GOD, I have an update:

Today I received an email out of the blue from Paul@bobjacksoncycles.co.uk saying:

Hello,

Sorry for the delay in replying due to my holiday.


Your frame...
07-09-07, 11:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

BobJackson Cycles ...

BobJackson Cycles
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Order Number: 602
Date Ordered: Tuesday 22 May, 2007

Products
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1...
07-09-07, 10:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

am I the only one that thinks a non-disclosed...

am I the only one that thinks a non-disclosed wait like that is UTTER BULL****!?
07-09-07, 10:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

thanks for the replies guys. I'm fully...

thanks for the replies guys. I'm fully anticipating that the frame is the best thing I've had to date. I just wish I could get some form of reassurance from the people who so quickly took my money....
07-09-07, 05:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By pichote

help with my Bob Jackson order

So here's my story:

I ordered an off the peg vigorelli from BobJacksonCycles.co.uk on May 22nd. I promptly received an order confirmation and a charge to my debit card for the total amount (frame...
10-20-06, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By pichote

much appreciated.

much appreciated.
10-20-06, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By pichote

KHS flite 100 2005 headset question

does anyone know if the aforemontioned bike's headset width is 1 inch or 1 1/8?

current models have been moved to threadless, and the '2005' page doesn't describe width, only saying:"TH 3050W." I...
04-27-06, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,270
Posted By pichote

nah.. they can ride fine, it's the stopping that...

nah.. they can ride fine, it's the stopping that gets you with the eggbeaters. i think the only kind of theif it would stop would be someone who hasn't ridden fixed, and gets thrown by the no coast,...
04-21-06, 11:14 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 5,402
Posted By pichote

khs flite (being painted soon) iro angus...

khs flite (being painted soon)
iro angus (nothing stock but the fsa headset)
dk cincinnati
old 80's haro waiting to be sold
alpha mercury (sold, but not delivered)
.... does a unicycle count?
04-21-06, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By pichote

hey... for 35 bucks, who cares! ride that thing...

hey... for 35 bucks, who cares! ride that thing into the ground, and pray it isn't the first day :)

stupid question of the day: is that related in anyway to fetish cycles?
04-16-06, 09:02 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,811
Posted By pichote

sorry, i couldn't resist. last contribution,...

sorry, i couldn't resist. last contribution, hyporevue, i pwomise.

http://www.elihorne.com/wp-content/fabifick.jpg

it ALL makes sense now......
04-16-06, 08:37 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,811
Posted By pichote

i have an idea then, chill the **** out. ...

i have an idea then,

chill the **** out. its just the internet. at the end of the day, nobody ****ing cares who won the argument. lets get back to the bikes. its a goddamn hoodie!
...
04-16-06, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 654
Posted By pichote

prolly a stupid question, but is everything lubed...

prolly a stupid question, but is everything lubed up? a little tri flo goes a long way :)
04-16-06, 08:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,753
Posted By pichote

tire levers, tubes, topeak pump (the one with the...

tire levers, tubes, topeak pump (the one with the flip down foot stand and pressure gauge), 15mm wrench, topeak multi tool with all my allen keys, chain ring bolt tightener (don't ask), and some...
04-16-06, 08:24 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,811
Posted By pichote

GAH! stop repeating yourselves! this thread is...

GAH! stop repeating yourselves! this thread is going .no.where. let it die, guys. this is just beating a dead horse. i for one am tired of seeing this thing pop up at the top of the forum.
04-16-06, 08:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,865
Posted By pichote

i love the visible reload tag.

i love the visible reload tag.
04-16-06, 04:56 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,811
Posted By pichote

********.

********.
04-16-06, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By pichote

performance bike is online. what does that have...

performance bike is online. what does that have to do with Mass?

i agree with the OP on cheap tubes. pick up a pair of nashbar 23's and notice how many more flats you get. i rock the thorn...
04-16-06, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,313
Posted By pichote

do those shoes come with the little screw-on...

do those shoes come with the little screw-on cones that lift the front of your foot?
04-16-06, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 805
Posted By pichote

personally (however off the subject), i've always...

personally (however off the subject), i've always used the krypto mini. it just feels solid to me. when it comes to items that relate to my bike, i want to be able to feel the quality when i use...
04-16-06, 04:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,241
Posted By pichote

uhm.. feet off the pedals? not to play the fool...

uhm.. feet off the pedals? not to play the fool here, but what? fred flinstone it? wedge your foot b/w the fork and tire?

i ride clipless + brakeless. my foot popped loose once, but the simple...
04-11-06, 04:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,550
Posted By pichote

i don't have race light, but i ride a wheelset...

i don't have race light, but i ride a wheelset off of the lemond filmore (all bontrager track select components) and it rides like a dream. hubs smooth as butter, and no noticeable flex. and trust...
04-09-06, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By pichote

... messenger?

... messenger?
04-08-06, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By pichote

thanks for all the help everyone. at this point,...

thanks for all the help everyone. at this point, i'm about 99% sure i'm going with 28. i'll post pictures when the wheel build is done.
04-08-06, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By pichote

awesome. thats exactly what i was looking for. ...

awesome. thats exactly what i was looking for.

p.s. how do those da hubs ride? any caveat about the radial lacing?
04-07-06, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By pichote

hmm.. well that sheds a little light, but i'm...

hmm.. well that sheds a little light, but i'm more specifically interested in the way the deep v's look (i'm aesthetically obsessed). since it's so much closer to the hub, the question is whether it...
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