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Forum: Northeast
09-10-08, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By goldenskeletons

i grew up in fitchburg! in in nyc now, but...

i grew up in fitchburg!

in in nyc now, but i've been meaning to do boston to fitchburg and back some weekend though. you can pretty much stick to route 2 the whole way.

i miss riding around MA!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-08, 10:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,305
Posted By goldenskeletons

ooh ooh, my turn! ...

ooh ooh, my turn!

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3217/2838151694_2cee4aa6e4.jpg
this is me on the right at the last rest stop up on the bronx. my road bike is still in the shop (by no fault of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-08, 08:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 975
Posted By goldenskeletons

i worked as a mechanic on the century last year,...

i worked as a mechanic on the century last year, and had a lot of fun. toward the end of the day, we packed up and followed the rest of the route back to central park.

TA really puts in the...
06-18-08, 04:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,731
Posted By goldenskeletons

ehhh, i'm all for tubulars, but i dunno if i can...

ehhh, i'm all for tubulars, but i dunno if i can get behind the strong by design argument.

maybe you 'n i are just riding completely different rims, Min. something like the mavic reflex i can...
06-13-08, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By goldenskeletons

i had cable stops on mine for a year 'n a half...

i had cable stops on mine for a year 'n a half before they finally bothered the hell out of me enough to chop 'em off. i got really sick of them digging into my shoulder every time i hoisted my bike...
06-12-08, 03:24 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,167,834
Posted By goldenskeletons

octopus, you do realize that you have the road...

octopus, you do realize that you have the road bike equivalent, right? there's nothing unique or special about your road bike, especially considering how YOU got it, and you blew up the boston...
06-10-08, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By goldenskeletons

"y'all so stupid" is great. i worked on an...

"y'all so stupid" is great.

i worked on an animated project for superdeluxe last year that got an honorable mention for a Webbie award.

i found this out like a month ago, and i still don't know...
06-06-08, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 770
Posted By goldenskeletons

niki, i ride my tubulars at 135 at kissena. ...

niki, i ride my tubulars at 135 at kissena.



just kidding! i don't ride a bike any more.
06-03-08, 10:40 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,253
Posted By goldenskeletons

believe me, i completely agree about octalink...

believe me, i completely agree about octalink being a stiffer setup versus square taper. i think we're talking about two different issues here though. its the crank interface that i'm concerned...
06-03-08, 09:36 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,253
Posted By goldenskeletons

hmm. well on one hand, i have rounded out a...

hmm.

well on one hand, i have rounded out a square taper crank.

on the other hand, i've heard three or four first hand accounts of people developing play in octalink cranksets. two of...
06-02-08, 04:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,253
Posted By goldenskeletons

i don't think its necessarily nonsense. the...

i don't think its necessarily nonsense. the question is along the same lines as "why do octalink cranks develop play if you backpedal too much on 'em?"

i don't have an answer with the gigapipe...
06-01-08, 02:25 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,167,834
Posted By goldenskeletons

damn! i'd love to see what you were riding...

damn!

i'd love to see what you were riding in the 15 years you took off from that machine. marinoni's are absolutely beautiful and that one is no exception. very nice!
06-01-08, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,139
Posted By goldenskeletons

sniks were you in town last night? what...

sniks were you in town last night?

what are you up to today?
05-30-08, 12:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,393
Posted By goldenskeletons

i just had the conversation somewhere else...

i just had the conversation somewhere else earlier, but i would go for a custom Ground Up. I've been in love with that guy's work for a long, long time, and i really like what he's doing with...
05-27-08, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By goldenskeletons

just to back up what gfrance said, bicycle...

just to back up what gfrance said, bicycle station on vanderbilt is a stellar bike shop.

you might also want to check out affinity cycles on grand.
05-27-08, 01:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,473
Posted By goldenskeletons

hahaha, no he was legitimately caught flipping...

hahaha, no he was legitimately caught flipping off the person with the camera, who was also working the checkpoint. this man and many others like him were a torrent of curse words and ill will...
05-27-08, 01:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,473
Posted By goldenskeletons

http://photos-b.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v23...

http://photos-b.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v231/17/26/13000361/n13000361_31698305_5234.jpg

no ralph, this dude is no poser.
05-27-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,473
Posted By goldenskeletons

don't get snippy with everyone now. this is what...

don't get snippy with everyone now. this is what the bike photos thread is for. and how do you expect us to believe you're not gonna "upgrade" this bike again in another month or two?

i call...
05-27-08, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By goldenskeletons

continuum cycles on 13th and avenue B. The owner...

continuum cycles on 13th and avenue B. The owner is a guy named jeff who will take care of you.
05-27-08, 08:57 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,167,834
Posted By goldenskeletons

walrus! you bought the bars but not the...

walrus!

you bought the bars but not the stem?! nooooooooooooo!!!

go back and get that crystal blue stem. do it do it do it.
05-25-08, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By goldenskeletons

damn. y'all are a bunch of ball droppers.

damn. y'all are a bunch of ball droppers.
05-23-08, 04:25 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,594
Posted By goldenskeletons

chris, just remember that you are friends with...

chris, just remember that you are friends with two well-acclaimed shark drawerers.


illustrators, if you will.
05-22-08, 12:47 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,594
Posted By goldenskeletons

ha!

ha!
05-22-08, 12:38 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,594
Posted By goldenskeletons

you wouldn't have to worry about your fambly...

you wouldn't have to worry about your fambly members seeing yer saddle if you'd stop parkin' the damned thing in the living room, now wouldn't you?


chris i've been meaning to talk to you about...
05-21-08, 10:55 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,167,834
Posted By goldenskeletons

hey, when they stripped the paint on your fuji,...

hey, when they stripped the paint on your fuji, did then find a lot of bondo on the downtube? possibly covering up a large dent? or a "structural inconsistency" if you will?

...just curious.
Replies: 927
Views: 411,879
Posted By goldenskeletons

different materials. regular tufo tape has a...

different materials. regular tufo tape has a flimsy paper backing, and it tears and breaks when you mount the tire on and try to peel it back. the tape itself sticks to itself and rolls inward...
Replies: 927
Views: 411,879
Posted By goldenskeletons

i have a tubular gatorskin with regular tufo tape...

i have a tubular gatorskin with regular tufo tape on it right now. that stuff is such a god damned head ache, even compared to using tubular glue.

that wheel has tufo extreme tape. it is...
05-21-08, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,523
Posted By goldenskeletons

my line of thinking has been to treat my SSP's...

my line of thinking has been to treat my SSP's like i would a set of Sugino 75's, except mount them on a sexier bottom bracket.
05-20-08, 10:53 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,707
Posted By goldenskeletons

what? no? posted where? i don't know what GCF...

what? no? posted where? i don't know what GCF means. help?
05-20-08, 10:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,707
Posted By goldenskeletons

those of you who aren't hipsters: here. have a...

those of you who aren't hipsters: here. have a cookie.


those of you who are hipsters: here. have a cookie.
05-19-08, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,580
Posted By goldenskeletons

no, they're pretty great.

no, they're pretty great.
05-19-08, 04:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,707
Posted By goldenskeletons

i dunno man, i am posi as f*ck.

i dunno man, i am posi as f*ck.
05-19-08, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By goldenskeletons

here's hopin'!!! zing! ...

here's hopin'!!!



zing!



you'll be fine. people have been doing so for ages with no complaints. do a search for egg beaters vs. atacs and you'll see what people do with fixed+clipless.
05-19-08, 02:15 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,707
Posted By goldenskeletons

hahaha, its funny because risers is on there...

hahaha, its funny because risers is on there three times.


i was really against risers for a long, long time, but then i broke my collarbone, and now i need 'em!

cripple culture = for...
Replies: 927
Views: 411,879
Posted By goldenskeletons

i as well am in the zipp440/tufoS22 club. ...

i as well am in the zipp440/tufoS22 club.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3028/2290846045_a6eb65ca8a.jpg

although i have a vittoria evo on the front. your rig is lookin' pretty great.
05-19-08, 11:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,587
Posted By goldenskeletons

i hear that. if you've got 'em and you like 'em,...

i hear that. if you've got 'em and you like 'em, i don't see why you ought to change that. tubular gatorskins and clincher gatorskins ride differently.

however, i'm in a similar situation...
05-19-08, 11:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,587
Posted By goldenskeletons

thanks for the update! i feel a lot more...

thanks for the update!

i feel a lot more validated riding gatorskin tubies on the street for a while now. ...well, not anymore, but that's no fault of the tire. :(

are you gonna glue yours...
05-19-08, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By goldenskeletons

basically just walk in and say you're lookin' to...

basically just walk in and say you're lookin' to work. i guess make sure they know you've got a bike and aren't there to do foot messenger stuff. in boston they'll make you register and get a...
05-19-08, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By goldenskeletons

these things wouldn't happen if people would stop...

these things wouldn't happen if people would stop building their bikes out of legos.

did you try using less legos?
05-19-08, 08:24 AM
05-16-08, 04:15 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,707
Posted By goldenskeletons

and for what its worth, i am a god damned...

and for what its worth, i am a god damned scenester
05-16-08, 04:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,707
Posted By goldenskeletons

just so long as we all understand that its a...

just so long as we all understand that its a measurement of image and not of character. "hipster" has never applied to a person based on merit, charisma, snark or charm. only looks. face value...
05-15-08, 04:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,707
Posted By goldenskeletons

heh heh, bbattle yer kinda my role model a...

heh heh, bbattle yer kinda my role model a little.

<3 <3 <3
05-15-08, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By goldenskeletons

a) how tall are you? b) unless your height...

a) how tall are you?

b) unless your height is pretty uncommon, 170 will be perfectly fine, and if you're not riding that hard, you're probably not going to notice a huge difference between 170...
05-15-08, 03:33 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,707
Posted By goldenskeletons

i know you mean well, but just remember that...

i know you mean well, but just remember that there are worse things people can shoot at you than just dirty looks in brooklyn. williamsburg is only gonna be hip for so long!
05-15-08, 03:22 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,707
Posted By goldenskeletons

there's way way waaaaaaayyy worse things out...

there's way way waaaaaaayyy worse things out there to be than a hipster.

are we really still complaining about this?

also, buying a fixie no longer qualifies you as hip. its certainly not...
05-15-08, 11:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,990
Posted By goldenskeletons

a) a fixed drivetrain is more efficient than a...

a) a fixed drivetrain is more efficient than a freewheeled drivetrain. less moving parts, less friction, and to a lesser extent, less weight.

b) track racing isn't really about going as balls out...
05-15-08, 10:40 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,167,834
Posted By goldenskeletons

argh, onetwennyeight pulls out the big guns. i'm...

argh, onetwennyeight pulls out the big guns. i'm shocked at how much damage that wheel suffered there.


i'm gonna try to get my hands on my x rays. it looks like i have a sideways Van Halen...
05-14-08, 07:45 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,167,834
Posted By goldenskeletons

yes, el twe. car trouble indeed. collarbone...

yes, el twe. car trouble indeed.

collarbone is broken, too...
05-14-08, 06:18 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,167,834
Posted By goldenskeletons

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3187/2493657016_f55...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3187/2493657016_f557701fd8.jpg
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