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06-15-11, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By PIPMANG

haha..thanks for the replies here everyone. fight...

haha..thanks for the replies here everyone. fight or no fight..i got my bike back. at the least i hope the kid had a real long walk home.
06-15-11, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By PIPMANG

i know what you mean. this event certainly made...

i know what you mean. this event certainly made me more wary of the people around me. it's crazy when you consider that some scumbags were robbing cars at the exact same time...in a nice east sac...
06-15-11, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By PIPMANG

yea he folded real quick. i think my favorite...

yea he folded real quick. i think my favorite line was "i don't want to get in trouble!" when i told him there was a police report on the bike and asked his name.
06-15-11, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By PIPMANG

yea i don't know man..i'm not real...

yea i don't know man..i'm not real confrontational and this kid certainly wasn't either. he offered no resistance when i just walked up and grabbed it from him. in one of those hindsight is 20/20...
06-15-11, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By PIPMANG

Success!!!

Part 1

This story starts about three weeks ago, May 25th to be exact. I live in midtown Sacramento and had ridden my bike over to Sutter Middle School in the evening to shoot some hoops and play...
02-01-10, 05:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,653
Posted By PIPMANG

i've got a pair of them too but switched to...

i've got a pair of them too but switched to bullhorns after a few months. i liked the drops most of the time, but the lack of multiple hand-positions got to me eventually. i found i couldn't really...
11-05-09, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 975
Posted By PIPMANG

glad you like it

glad you like it
11-05-09, 01:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 975
Posted By PIPMANG

ahh..makes sense! much more sense than nuts to...

ahh..makes sense! much more sense than nuts to stem grip thought.
11-05-09, 12:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 975
Posted By PIPMANG

just curious

what are those black electric tape looking patches i see towards the front of top tubes? i can only think they're used as some kind of grip for the pants when leaning way forward on skids.
10-14-09, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,345
Posted By PIPMANG

it's actually austrian, not german.

it's actually austrian, not german.
10-04-09, 09:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,310
Posted By PIPMANG

bikesdirect..what's that?

bikesdirect..what's that?
09-28-09, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By PIPMANG

i bought a set of mavic cxp-22's laced to formula...

i bought a set of mavic cxp-22's laced to formula hubs for $175 from bicyclewheelsguy on ebay. they're not deep section rims, he sells those too, but the price was right and i'm very happy with them.
09-27-09, 11:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,116
Posted By PIPMANG

don't forget that toppling over at a stoplight...

don't forget that toppling over at a stoplight hurts the ego more than your hand when bracing your fall.
09-21-09, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 338,473
Posted By PIPMANG

5'11 ride a 58cm. little standover room but fits...

5'11 ride a 58cm. little standover room but fits great when i'm riding..all that matters.
09-08-09, 12:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,982
Posted By PIPMANG

i just bought the $20 bullhorns from nashbar...

i just bought the $20 bullhorns from nashbar after riding only track drops. i like the mix between relaxed and aggressive hand positions based on what kind of riding i'm doing. they're much better...
09-02-09, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,474
Posted By PIPMANG

hmm..not too familiar with the dimensions on the...

hmm..not too familiar with the dimensions on the 56. like i mentioned earlier, i have little stand over clearance but the 58 doesn't feel too big when i'm actually riding it.
09-02-09, 02:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,474
Posted By PIPMANG

i've got a 58cm hour and am 6 feet tall with a 32...

i've got a 58cm hour and am 6 feet tall with a 32 inch inseam as well. there's little room to spare when i'm standing over it, but when riding i've never felt like the bike is too big.

in...
09-02-09, 02:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By PIPMANG

i've noticed my chain/drivetrain is much more...

i've noticed my chain/drivetrain is much more quiet after applying lubricant. the ride seems smoother as well.
08-29-09, 01:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,531
Posted By PIPMANG

as i understand it, the origin 8 is a re-branded...

as i understand it, the origin 8 is a re-branded formula hub. exact same from a performance perspective, but it would bug me if i ordered one thing and got another.
08-27-09, 05:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,352
Posted By PIPMANG

thanks for the input, guys. i went with the...

thanks for the input, guys. i went with the serfas fp200 for $40 at the lbs. no problem getting the pressure high and the shop covers it with a lifetime warranty!
08-25-09, 11:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,352
Posted By PIPMANG

anybody recommend a good pump with gauge for a...

anybody recommend a good pump with gauge for a reasonable price? i've went the cheap route twice now and regret it.
08-11-09, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 338,473
Posted By PIPMANG

http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac49/PIPMANG/P8...

http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac49/PIPMANG/P8110002.jpg (http://www.bikeforums.net/%5BIMG%5Dhttp://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac49/PIPMANG/P8110002.jpg%5B/IMG%5D)

just went for a quick 8 mi....
08-07-09, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,069
Posted By PIPMANG

good to know..thanks for the input

good to know..thanks for the input
08-07-09, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,069
Posted By PIPMANG

chain loosening after using liquid wrench

has anybody noticed or experienced this? i lubed my chain with liquid wrench after noticing it looked a little dry. the ride was immediately much smoother and required less effort to turn the cranks...
08-06-09, 02:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,748
Posted By PIPMANG

i was riding home at night about a year ago and...

i was riding home at night about a year ago and crashed into a big trash bin. apparently it was garbage night and even with a light i couldn't see the container until i was flying over the bars. i...
07-14-09, 01:50 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,169
Posted By PIPMANG

i was at the lbs today buying some cork tape when...

i was at the lbs today buying some cork tape when a kid with shoulder length hair and no shoes walked up, pushing his fuji track pro. he'd replaced the drop bars with risers and had no idea about...
07-12-09, 03:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,803
Posted By PIPMANG

43/15. just came down in chainring size from a...

43/15. just came down in chainring size from a 48t..way too strong.
07-10-09, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 338,473
Posted By PIPMANG

http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac49/PIPMANG/P7...

http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac49/PIPMANG/P7100018.jpg[/IMG]

new to the forum..been riding my bike for about a year.
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