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03-12-10, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By eMXiMeR

This advise sound odd but its really the best...

This advise sound odd but its really the best there is. You wont be able to get a good, consistent skid unless your basically lock your arms on your handlebars (I find it easier with bullhorns), so...
03-12-10, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By eMXiMeR

TT bikes? You guys are posting wrong pictures. ...

TT bikes? You guys are posting wrong pictures.



This is a TT, noobs

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/mercier/images/ktblk_600.jpg
03-12-10, 11:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,212
Posted By eMXiMeR

American superiority- 100% jackass

American superiority- 100% jackass
03-12-10, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,090
Posted By eMXiMeR

I think they're the stock ones that came with the...

I think they're the stock ones that came with the Kilo, all I did was buy new straps.
I think they are relatively small though as far as cages go.
03-11-10, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By eMXiMeR

errrm I need an explanation on how the hell that...

errrm I need an explanation on how the hell that happened.
03-11-10, 02:25 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,789
Posted By eMXiMeR

I have a theory that his trash is really laundry...

I have a theory that his trash is really laundry on the way to/from the laundromat.

If not then that's a pretty messed up place to put garbage
03-11-10, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By eMXiMeR

Your idea isn't horrible, you would probably want...

Your idea isn't horrible, you would probably want to sand down the red stripes before panting though so your new paint will stick (atleast this is what you need to do for automobiles, so I would...
03-11-10, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,132
Posted By eMXiMeR

180$ to get it converted with new crank set,...

180$ to get it converted with new crank set, chains, tires and rims is a good deal for your first bike. From there you can tinker with it as you like, and if you screw something up you could take it...
03-11-10, 01:53 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,301
Posted By eMXiMeR

So are you offering to do the lining for us and...

So are you offering to do the lining for us and let us choose our color, or are you saying we can just DIY?

Anyways, I have a Kilo stripper now but I would probably upgrade the frame to one of...
03-11-10, 01:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By eMXiMeR

Nothing quite like the SSFG jackass squad out all...

Nothing quite like the SSFG jackass squad out all their glory, attacking someone for being upset a part broke on them.

We don't know how hard his bike hit the ground, what the angle of impact was,...
03-11-10, 12:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,090
Posted By eMXiMeR

[QUOTE=Deshi;10510717] #4 everyone and their...

[QUOTE=Deshi;10510717]
#4 everyone and their grandmother has a Kilo.....shouldnt matter but hey.
/QUOTE]
Probably more of a reason to get a Kilo, tried and true but then again the Windsor has a...
03-11-10, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By eMXiMeR

Why not convert your SS into a FG? You can...

Why not convert your SS into a FG?

You can go for the Bianchi if you have the money, it would attract more thieves than a Kilo though if thats something you're worried about
03-10-10, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By eMXiMeR

Google Maps now offers Bicycle routes!

http://www.pcworld.com/article/191152/bike_directions_added_to_google_maps.html

Available in 150 cities, works in SLC :thumb:
Pretty awesome tool, it shows you bike paths in the city and my...
03-10-10, 06:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By eMXiMeR

I bought a pair of Origin 8 bullhorns for like...

I bought a pair of Origin 8 bullhorns for like 25$. Working fine for me, I'm sure they're not of the finest quality but if you want I cheap replacement I would recommend them
03-09-10, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 712
Posted By eMXiMeR

I recently had the same problem and I chose to...

I recently had the same problem and I chose to use the laziest possible method (but it worked fine for me)- take your fixie to any moderately-inclined hill. Now just mash like crazy going up the...
03-09-10, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By eMXiMeR

Sounds like a Kilo WT might be what you're...

Sounds like a Kilo WT might be what you're looking for
03-09-10, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,161
Posted By eMXiMeR

Very cool, I may go with this setup

Very cool, I may go with this setup
03-08-10, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,161
Posted By eMXiMeR

Waterbottle cage solution for Kilo Strippers/TT?

Not sure if TT's have a water bottle mount but the strippers dont. I was wondering what other solutions there are to get a water bottle cage on a stripper. I'd like to get someone on the frame like...
03-08-10, 05:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,627
Posted By eMXiMeR

muh bad, what I actually meant was ^^this. ...

muh bad, what I actually meant was ^^this.

As in I agree with what you said and no one could have said it better. Everyone else was being a ******bag telling him he shouldn't build his own bike...
03-08-10, 12:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,627
Posted By eMXiMeR

^^ so sorry everyone's a ******bag because you...

^^
so sorry everyone's a ******bag because you don't know everything there is to know about fixies
03-08-10, 12:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By eMXiMeR

You may be able to get away with roughing them up...

You may be able to get away with roughing them up with sandpaper and spray painting them black.
03-08-10, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,547
Posted By eMXiMeR

Not sure how this happens, I have a fair amount...

Not sure how this happens, I have a fair amount of space and never get toe touch with cages and straps
03-08-10, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By eMXiMeR

www.bikesdirect.com (http://www.bikesdirect.com) ...

www.bikesdirect.com (http://www.bikesdirect.com)

For a 10 mile commute you may want to consider a geared bike for any hills and etc. that make having gears a nice luxery. However if you think you...
03-08-10, 12:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By eMXiMeR

got some different shoes to wear or wrocking teh...

got some different shoes to wear or wrocking teh oxfordz?
03-08-10, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By eMXiMeR

There is no "if it's not over 500 it's ****" rule...

There is no "if it's not over 500 it's ****" rule here. Most people ride a Kilo TT which is 350-380$ new. I will suggest you get one of these as I believe they are the most popular bike on the forums...
03-03-10, 12:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,178
Posted By eMXiMeR

what university do you go to? I'm no where...

what university do you go to?

I'm no where near as paranoid as everyone else on here (my bike probably has 400-500$ into it), but my bike is a Stripper so it has no flashy name brand attached. I...
03-02-10, 10:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,772
Posted By eMXiMeR

Thanks for the tip, I think for most of my rides...

Thanks for the tip, I think for most of my rides where I dont feel like going clipless would be pretty short so I could get away with the small platform, I guess I won't know until I get them...
03-02-10, 10:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,341
Posted By eMXiMeR

This. Get a stripper, put it together the best...

This. Get a stripper, put it together the best you can. Make sure you lube up all components that will be touching metal-to-metal. I use white lithium grease that I got from Ace hardware and it works...
03-02-10, 10:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,494
Posted By eMXiMeR

very nice looking bike, same look I'm going for...

very nice looking bike, same look I'm going for with my Stripper but black components instead of red. I would list it on CL for 500$ OBO and go from there... probly wouldn't take an offer of less...
03-02-10, 02:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,494
Posted By eMXiMeR

~400$ depending on condition?

~400$ depending on condition?
03-02-10, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,858
Posted By eMXiMeR

not an expert in the subject but I believe naval...

not an expert in the subject but I believe naval jelly is supposed to work on rust
03-02-10, 01:37 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,772
Posted By eMXiMeR

haha ok that's what I was hoping. Kind of...

haha ok that's what I was hoping. Kind of belonged in stupid questions thread but thanks for the reply, I guess there's helpful people let in this forum.



I could see myself in this boat. I'm...
03-02-10, 01:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,772
Posted By eMXiMeR

Thanks for the help, just one more question- the...

Thanks for the help, just one more question- the prices I'm seeing for pedals online, are these for just one pedal or two? i.e. that link you posted, 43$ for two pedals or 1? I'm seeing them listed...
03-02-10, 12:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,772
Posted By eMXiMeR

I like the versatility of being able to ride...

I like the versatility of being able to ride these with regular shoes when needed (I'm guessing these are SPD-hybrid pedals?). I also like the smaller design of the eggbeaters, but I'm thinking...
03-02-10, 11:19 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,772
Posted By eMXiMeR

So maybe I'll rephrase- opinions on whats best...

So maybe I'll rephrase- opinions on whats best for my needs? I just ride in the city, no offroading or anything crazy. The reason why I picked those shoes is because they look comfortable and they...
03-02-10, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,041
Posted By eMXiMeR

I avoid going down big ass hills to avoid using...

I avoid going down big ass hills to avoid using my brake too much. In SLC it's pretty easy to use roundabout ways to make descents/accents less dreadful, so my main strategy is avoid. If I have to go...
03-02-10, 11:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,666
Posted By eMXiMeR

you SON OF A ***** THIS IS A GOD DAMN...

you SON OF A *****

THIS IS A GOD DAMN ARCANINE

and he deserves to be treated like one

139919

unless you were just sharing your love for his un-evolved form
03-02-10, 11:00 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,772
Posted By eMXiMeR

Question- I'm going to get take the plunge into...

Question- I'm going to get take the plunge into clipless and I've decided on these shoes - http://revolutioncycles.com/product/shimano-sh-mp66w-shoes-52667-1.htm
(thanks to catnap for the blog...
02-27-10, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,567,557
Posted By eMXiMeR

[QUOTE=generate;10438636]^^I'm signed up for the...

[QUOTE=generate;10438636]^^I'm signed up for the tour as are a few friends. lookin forward to it!

So I built my kilo as more of an all weather ride since I'm a pusssy with my felt in bad weather....
02-27-10, 08:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,237
Posted By eMXiMeR

Coming from the guy averaging 6 posts a day....

Coming from the guy averaging 6 posts a day....
02-26-10, 10:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,666
Posted By eMXiMeR

Apparently when you have a 5$ Bell chain tool you...

Apparently when you have a 5$ Bell chain tool you do. It's probably just machined poorly, but I could understand it needed grease since its metal screwing through metal.

Also, I will try harders...
02-26-10, 10:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,666
Posted By eMXiMeR

That's right jackasses I'm back And I'm here...

That's right jackasses I'm back

And I'm here to shed light on nonsense

Here's what really happened. from the beginning-

I was trying to take the chain of my Kilo Stripper mainly because I...
02-20-10, 04:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,666
Posted By eMXiMeR

Nope, not for fun. To put a new wheel on ...

Nope, not for fun. To put a new wheel on


So it turns out the pins are just stubborn as ****, probably from the chain not being properly greased in the first place. I had to grab the handle of...
02-20-10, 04:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,666
Posted By eMXiMeR

I have a chain breaker (like the one in the...

I have a chain breaker (like the one in the picture) but the pins don't want to come out. It looks like not all of them aren't made to come out or maybe I'm doing it wrong, I was looking to see if...
02-20-10, 02:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,666
Posted By eMXiMeR

Removing chain on Kilo TT

I need to remove the chain on my Kilo TT stripper but I'm have trouble. Is there a special master pin on this chain that I need to remove or is there something else I should be looking for? The chain...
11-01-09, 05:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,718
Posted By eMXiMeR

Makes me wish I got a WT instead of a stripper!

Makes me wish I got a WT instead of a stripper!
11-01-09, 05:24 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 20,723
Posted By eMXiMeR

I guess I'll be the first to ask... whats up with...

I guess I'll be the first to ask... whats up with that break? Making it street legal?
11-01-09, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By eMXiMeR

Realistically yes I could store it inside...

Realistically yes I could store it inside somewhere. I just wanted some input as to whether my original plan to leave it outside would be fine or not. Looks like I'll have to try to clear out some...
11-01-09, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By eMXiMeR

It sits out on the balcony now as someone else...

It sits out on the balcony now as someone else mentioned.




Right now I ride my bike for fun and to get to some downtown locations on the weekend. It doesn't have fenders so riding in snow...
11-01-09, 09:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By eMXiMeR

Winter bike storage

I don't plan on riding my bike a whole lot in the winter time, but I only have one option of where to store it. It has to sit out on my balcony all winter long, so what can go wrong with this? Will...
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