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06-19-08, 11:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,680
Posted By Nad Kel

What do you mean by "Hairy" ? lol I tend to...

What do you mean by "Hairy" ? lol
I tend to stick with River DR (except for just off the bridge in Fort Lee...you know, that real steep downgrade that goes closer to the Hudson?)...I just go...
06-16-08, 04:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,680
Posted By Nad Kel

Well I say a loop but it's just a road lol, more...

Well I say a loop but it's just a road lol, more of a "To avoid a****** fuzz at PATH station) Yes, definitely to avoid the fuzz.
It's just up Hudson/Bergen and into NY and down back to Midtown....
06-10-08, 08:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,804
Posted By Nad Kel

I wouldn't say it's a fad but I see it a lot...

I wouldn't say it's a fad but I see it a lot (myself included)
I started young and even on a road bike I choked up on the handlebars. Move the bars a lot with your hands there, the bike isn't...
06-10-08, 07:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,440
Posted By Nad Kel

Track ends that are deep and real - Samson, baby!...

Track ends that are deep and real - Samson, baby! :-) 9mm

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v355/jezbabe/9mmtrackFROMright.jpg
06-10-08, 07:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,262
Posted By Nad Kel

Maybe bad luck? Cheap hub too.. I can't even...

Maybe bad luck? Cheap hub too..
I can't even untrue mine, I've tried! Won't work...twenty thousand miles and I can't mess it up :(( No fun ay
06-10-08, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,282
Posted By Nad Kel

Messengers say bro now, since when?! ...

Messengers say bro now, since when?!
House-call messenging is the way to go, way I go
06-10-08, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By Nad Kel

Practice makes the pain disappear. For...

Practice makes the pain disappear.
For backwards circles, it all matters where your pedal stroke is. Sitting or standing, you'll just rise up automatically..even if you try to keep seated..
06-09-08, 05:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,680
Posted By Nad Kel

Did the loop from Manhattan to Jersey City again,...

Did the loop from Manhattan to Jersey City again, great ride, can't get enough of it.
Anyone else love the loop around GW Bridge?
06-02-08, 06:03 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,002
Posted By Nad Kel

Last night I watched as a crackhead kicked a...

Last night I watched as a crackhead kicked a "luggage" lock off a Chinese delivery boy bike (duct-tape) bike.

Seriously it's NOT about the bike, it's the crappy lock. They'll steal anything
05-29-08, 05:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,002
Posted By Nad Kel

Remember what theifs look at first, lock...

Remember what theifs look at first, lock vulnerability. 5,000 dollar frame or beater, they're going to pick apart the easiest one.

Lock correctly and never look back. Also never become too...
05-29-08, 04:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,680
Posted By Nad Kel

I'm in Chilltown lots

I'm in Chilltown lots
03-11-08, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By Nad Kel

You could get axle kits for the wheelsets, and...

You could get axle kits for the wheelsets, and get the 8mm.
I had the same exactly problem, I just filed my dropouts --took long long time but worked. The filing made the cold setting park look easy...
03-11-08, 12:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,362
Posted By Nad Kel

Whatever people, do what you want. Put brakes on...

Whatever people, do what you want. Put brakes on your 'road' bike and cut out. Don't come to me with your wannabe track bike with holes in the fork, nor come to me when the fork cracks in five places...
03-11-08, 12:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,795
Posted By Nad Kel

And if you were aware, this is 2008 and there is...

And if you were aware, this is 2008 and there is a thing called Google.com

I just did a quick search and seen 9 different color Vs, all 36H, ranging from 30-50. So obviously there are cheap ones...
03-10-08, 02:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,362
Posted By Nad Kel

Haha, riding rims. Done it and no thanks. Doesn't...

Haha, riding rims. Done it and no thanks. Doesn't do anything to the wheelset, it's just pretty impossible to ride when the tire is making you go any which way.

Slowing down on a track bike...
03-10-08, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,795
Posted By Nad Kel

Yes. This thread is called Velocity Deep V. No...

Yes. This thread is called Velocity Deep V. No one said full wheel, which is 300 +/- . this is rim only. Not 400 bucks, or 200 or even 90. Deep V = 30 bucks.

Like MadMaxx said, under $50 dollars....
03-10-08, 06:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,795
Posted By Nad Kel

Look on eBay, you can get new Deep Vs for just...

Look on eBay, you can get new Deep Vs for just under 30 dollars all included with shipping. Cheaper than the "ebay special" type deals they have on bike related items.

And PS. A stolen rim would...
03-10-08, 04:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,362
Posted By Nad Kel

Um, just like a Model A with seatbelts; It WASN'T...

Um, just like a Model A with seatbelts; It WASN'T made with it so why change the entire chasis to equip them?
No track bike has brakes nor drilling holds for brakes.

And I'm not about to change...
03-09-08, 09:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,362
Posted By Nad Kel

Possibly, but it wouldn't change anything. A...

Possibly, but it wouldn't change anything. A person's riding style is theirs and it'll never go away no matter how hard you try.
So I'll stick with the ultra fast stopping and you people continue...
03-09-08, 09:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,795
Posted By Nad Kel

For 25 bucks and built like a tank, yes they are...

For 25 bucks and built like a tank, yes they are worth it. Light as crap too
03-09-08, 08:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,362
Posted By Nad Kel

Like I said before people, I've never even riden...

Like I said before people, I've never even riden on a track. What's the point? No track rider can ride a straight line, it's impossible.
And if you can't stop without brakes than don't ride Fix. The...
03-08-08, 09:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,362
Posted By Nad Kel

Seatpost for handlebars??? Pedals hurting your...

Seatpost for handlebars??? Pedals hurting your ass..not your feet? What...we're talking about tires here mate, take off! ---You alright Joshua??? You're scaring me!

I'm not sure what you're...
03-07-08, 11:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,362
Posted By Nad Kel

Well the velodrome here is definitely not...

Well the velodrome here is definitely not puncture-resistant!! lol I could get a new fork but why, mine's not broken yet...and after not using brakes for nine years, I wouldn't even know how to...
03-07-08, 11:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,362
Posted By Nad Kel

Well the Gatorskins ARE damn good tires, like...

Well the Gatorskins ARE damn good tires, like saying my front tire is 7 months old and probably 8k miles old and still has the factory seam and not one flat yet. But their molding and especially...
03-06-08, 12:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,362
Posted By Nad Kel

How? Track frames don't have drills and my last...

How? Track frames don't have drills and my last crash was because brake jammed.
And I don't skid a lot...
03-05-08, 11:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,362
Posted By Nad Kel

Tire life on track bike

Gatorskin 25c wire beads only get one flat ; and 10 that same day. They only last two months, just shy of two months. And that's with rotating twice a week.

I've used Hardcase, Armadillo, and...
02-18-08, 04:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,060
Posted By Nad Kel

I seen "some" kit online...what, an o-ring? This...

I seen "some" kit online...what, an o-ring? This so-called kit was around 18 bucks...

I have no idea where I bought it, no receipt, it was over two years ago.

WHAT'S THE NUMBER FOR TOPEAK???
02-18-08, 04:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,085
Posted By Nad Kel

Hold on...what grease???? I've taken my whole...

Hold on...what grease????
I've taken my whole thing apart, it's all plastic and it all lays in the hands of o-ring. Grease..where?
02-18-08, 04:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,085
Posted By Nad Kel

Not really, just get on your knees and put all...

Not really, just get on your knees and put all your weight into it. It's only a matter of seconds before I get to my pressure at 115psi. And I'm no strong guy...
02-17-08, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,085
Posted By Nad Kel

No maintanence required. it's just how you pump....

No maintanence required. it's just how you pump. 120psi is no more than 10 seconds of pumping, very easy.
02-17-08, 04:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,060
Posted By Nad Kel

Topeak Road Morph pump o-ring failure

My Topeak mini pump is only two years old and for the last five months it's been dead all because a stupid piece of rubber that is no more than $2, but what size? I've been to more than 100 hardware...
01-24-08, 02:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,648
Posted By Nad Kel

23T, well I'm not sure. Where do you live? I'm...

23T, well I'm not sure. Where do you live?
I'm from SF and have always swore on (many do) 46x19/or 20T.

But you never said where you're from and how hilly is hilly, you know what I mean mate.
01-22-08, 04:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,380
Posted By Nad Kel

Truely you've never left SEA town. Risers are...

Truely you've never left SEA town. Risers are ALWAYS under 17 inch. 17 inch is wider than your pedals, no good. Plus, the wider = more crashes. you don't want flex with the stem, you want it tight. ...
01-21-08, 06:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,380
Posted By Nad Kel

My ride sees it all. Track, street, up a Chinese...

My ride sees it all. Track, street, up a Chinese Mexican delivers face...wherever. ha

I hate when they sandwich your bike. Never lock in Chinatown. LOL or Kitchen for that matter...they ruin it.
01-21-08, 04:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,380
Posted By Nad Kel

Well, you guys were busy while I was...

Well, you guys were busy while I was train-hoping.

As for the weakness of (tubing) close to bends.

PS: I've NEVER, NEVER under any circumstance seen STEEL 'break' ----It bends, bends a few...
01-21-08, 12:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,380
Posted By Nad Kel

Thank you for the history, I was not aware. I am...

Thank you for the history, I was not aware. I am aware though that I have never own aluminum bars.
01-21-08, 12:38 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,380
Posted By Nad Kel

Now these are more like it, but pretty sure non...

Now these are more like it, but pretty sure non store-bought.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/neko43/2102100077/
01-21-08, 12:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,380
Posted By Nad Kel

Yeah, by the way , you know any places that sell...

Yeah, by the way , you know any places that sell risers (NOT carbon) everything on the internet is for mountain bike.
01-21-08, 12:34 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,380
Posted By Nad Kel

Hey hey guys, I never use/used the word hate....

Hey hey guys, I never use/used the word hate. It's a hard word. I just dislike it. I like to keep on the traditional side and I'm dang sure the original bike was made from steel.

Per 'er there ;))...
01-21-08, 12:23 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,380
Posted By Nad Kel

No sir I have not. I just don't pay much...

No sir I have not. I just don't pay much attention to things I don't use. To be perfectly honest, I don't like Aluminum. The look, the feel, the ride. It doesn't feel right so I don't use it/ read...
01-21-08, 12:16 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,380
Posted By Nad Kel

No, there was no joke. I have never heard of...

No, there was no joke. I have never heard of Aluminus constructed risers. I once rode al bars for a few days, stupid vibratiion nearly tore my hands apart...light-weight sucks!
01-21-08, 12:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,380
Posted By Nad Kel

Of coarse, what else would they be made out of? ...

Of coarse, what else would they be made out of?
Yeah they make them. The ones I got were from my bud though, and he probably had them made..

Don't know. I'll think about the stem, or just get...
01-21-08, 11:51 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,380
Posted By Nad Kel

Alright. You adjust the stem and pull her up...

Alright.
You adjust the stem and pull her up alittle *****, but after it's all done you might have moved it a cm higher. Nitto Jags are not built to raise. I've tried it, I'll pull it halfway out...
01-21-08, 11:36 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,380
Posted By Nad Kel

All stems go up but when they do not one bit of...

All stems go up but when they do not one bit of height changes.
Plus, $150 for a stem, I'd rather stay with the two I have. I could use the flat bars I have on the other, but I'm tired of them. I...
01-21-08, 11:08 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,380
Posted By Nad Kel

I rode flat bars for about a year but got tired...

I rode flat bars for about a year but got tired of them. I'm trying to get back into risers, its only been 6 years too long lol
True that bending steel does create weak points but if it's...
01-21-08, 10:36 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,380
Posted By Nad Kel

Yes yes cut them, I know cutting steel is a...

Yes yes cut them, I know cutting steel is a breeze. What is not a breeze is that my hands are going to be tilted, not flat. I've riden like that and it's not pleasant. I hear what you all say, and...
01-21-08, 10:35 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,380
Posted By Nad Kel

Yes yes cut them, I know cutting steel is a...

Yes yes cut them, I know cutting steel is a breeze. What is not a breeze is that my hands are going to be tilted, not flat. I've riden like that and it's not pleasant. I hear what you all say, and...
01-21-08, 07:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,380
Posted By Nad Kel

Riser bar variations

What's the deal with risers today that are way over the top with widths and rises.

Remember the old-skool risers, anything from '01 and before. Risers that were built to ride, not hold your hands...
09-19-07, 07:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 980
Posted By Nad Kel

Yeah and like I told you, I only use decent...

Yeah and like I told you, I only use decent lockrings, like Dura Ace with a Stamp. Garanteed for life, and to stay alive.

And to begin with, I wasn't talking about lockrings. Even on these hubs,...
09-19-07, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,234
Posted By Nad Kel

Ok, thanks people.

Ok, thanks people.
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