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09-22-08, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,656
Posted By powerjb

I picked one of these up cheap saturday. the...

I picked one of these up cheap saturday. the freewheel is a little weird, but it's pretty fun.
12-05-06, 12:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 947
Posted By powerjb

rode to work rode for work rode home from...

rode to work
rode for work
rode home from work

drank beer

just one more day; but at least it's not so cold...
10-14-06, 05:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,433
Posted By powerjb

i don't know what to tell you man; parents can be...

i don't know what to tell you man; parents can be rough sometimes.

i mostly just wanted to say that you have a killer username. but if you're 17, you were like 5 when they broke up... that's...
09-27-06, 12:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,803
Posted By powerjb

http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=230139 ...

http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=230139

it's toward the bottom of the page. that thing looks amazing. I wish it was up on the surly site now so I could get a better idea of what exactly is...
09-27-06, 12:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,983
Posted By powerjb

Same story here as some of the others. I bought...

Same story here as some of the others. I bought mine back in april. Love the bike, but the paint chips like nothing else. I'm going to repaint it this winter i believe. Build seems quality, but...
09-25-06, 12:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 642
Posted By powerjb

I've got a Miche/Deep V set up that I built up...

I've got a Miche/Deep V set up that I built up myself and love. They've got a couple thousand miles on them by now, and they're running great, I would highly reccomend this set up. I'm also using the...
09-16-06, 01:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By powerjb

just so you know, a lot of moto bbs are actually...

just so you know, a lot of moto bbs are actually swiss threaded, not french, which makes it even more difficult. what i've done in the past is just swap the spindles like was suggested above. if you...
09-11-06, 11:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,411
Posted By powerjb

thanks for the help guys, i'm getting a good idea...

thanks for the help guys, i'm getting a good idea of how i want to do it now. i think i'll go with some rake on the head tubes though, so it's not too crazy. they look like a lot of fun to ride. how...
09-08-06, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By powerjb

does your chain have a master link? i know...

does your chain have a master link? i know shimano chains don't. it could be that when you put in the rivet you didn't have it perfect, and thus the link doesn't move the way it should. i think this...
09-05-06, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By powerjb

+1

+1
09-02-06, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 388,700
Posted By powerjb

here's my new tall bike. it's loads of fun.

here's my new tall bike. it's loads of fun.
09-02-06, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,411
Posted By powerjb

i want to build a swing bike...

but i'm having a bit of trouble figuring out how i want to do it. i've found a few online, but none with very good instructions. i guess i'm just a little worried about the angles and such. also, i'm...
09-01-06, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By powerjb

it's not just the threads, it's also the diameter...

it's not just the threads, it's also the diameter of the shell, italian is slightly larger. plus, english is better, no unthreading and creaking.
09-01-06, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By powerjb

actually, campy square taper bbs are a different...

actually, campy square taper bbs are a different taper than shimano (iso v. jis) so he really does need to find something that matches it.

i'm running miche primato (iso taper) on my campy bottom...
08-30-06, 12:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,201
Posted By powerjb

i had an eai cog fail dramatically on me (the...

i had an eai cog fail dramatically on me (the thing snapped essentially in half). probably a fluke thing, but i don't know if i'll use one again, i'll stick with my d-a and miche stuff.
08-28-06, 01:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By powerjb

i can't remember what it measures, but it's...

i can't remember what it measures, but it's certainly a bit large. i had to trim it down a decent bit to get the race from my ultegra headset on there, but it went.

that probably wasn't very...
05-26-06, 11:58 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,977
Posted By powerjb

i'm down.

i'm down.
05-18-06, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By powerjb

maybe use agave nectar instead of honey (if you...

maybe use agave nectar instead of honey (if you want STRICT vegan).
05-18-06, 09:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,620
Posted By powerjb

So where do you vegans find vegan cheese? All the...

So where do you vegans find vegan cheese? All the soy cheese i've found contains casin which is a no no.

BTW, I'm just veg, but in considering going vegan giving up cheese has been the biggest...
05-11-06, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By powerjb

Yeah, I ride in Boulder. I'll be around for the...

Yeah, I ride in Boulder. I'll be around for the first part of the summer, but then I'm moving to Denver.

I know a few guys that ride here, most of us work at Jimmy Johns.
05-11-06, 01:39 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 12,647
Posted By powerjb

I quit a month and a half ago. It's freakin...

I quit a month and a half ago. It's freakin great!

If you use yahoo widgets they have one that counts the days since you quit. It also adds up how much money you've saved, how many cigs you...
05-10-06, 02:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,322
Posted By powerjb

+1 I've got some Aeros built to some old...

+1

I've got some Aeros built to some old Campy NR hubs, and I love them. The ride is great, and I think they look better than the aerohead's personally, smoother corners.
05-10-06, 01:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 925
Posted By powerjb

here you go: http://www.paulcomp.com/wrench.html ...

here you go: http://www.paulcomp.com/wrench.html

$85 is a little steep for me, plus it won't fit on my Miche lock ring, but for most lockrings its amazing (used one at my lbs).
05-10-06, 12:54 PM
05-10-06, 11:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 925
Posted By powerjb

Yeah, this is what i've got, and it works pretty...

Yeah, this is what i've got, and it works pretty well. Not exactly cheap though for such a simple tool, I think i paid 27 for mine at the lbs.


I guess I could have gone really overkill and...
05-08-06, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,430
Posted By powerjb

Well, my groupo came with MT4's, not the 502's....

Well, my groupo came with MT4's, not the 502's. Sorry about that.

If you want the MT4's though let me know.

Good luck on finding the 502's
05-05-06, 08:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By powerjb

Denver Cinco De Mayo Alleycat

Anyone on here going to race/know what's up with this?

I saw the flyer the other day. Apparently check in is at 5:30, the race starts at 6. I believe the start is Civic Center Park, but I could be...
05-04-06, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,430
Posted By powerjb

i just ordered the miche group and don't think I...

i just ordered the miche group and don't think I want the pedals. we might be able to work something out. I'll let you know when they get here in a day or two.
05-03-06, 09:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,613
Posted By powerjb

I work at Jimmy Johns too. We do all our delivery...

I work at Jimmy Johns too. We do all our delivery on bikes at this store. About a 4mile radius on the delivery area. I wouldn't call boulder a city, but its not really a suburb either, so a car...
04-27-06, 09:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,844
Posted By powerjb

Wow, well if you do decide to ship it elsewhere,...

Wow, well if you do decide to ship it elsewhere, it's the perfect size for me. But i totally understand if you want to keep it local.
04-26-06, 08:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,844
Posted By powerjb

man, I would totally buy that. If no one else has...

man, I would totally buy that. If no one else has bought it already, will you give me the guys info? That thing is pretty cool!
03-20-06, 05:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,127
Posted By powerjb

I've been running conti gators for about 2 years...

I've been running conti gators for about 2 years with no problems whatsoever. Only flat I've gotten with them was due to the wheel falling between the bars on a sewer grate in London, and I wouldn't...
02-21-06, 10:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,121
Posted By powerjb

^ That guy looks so uncomfortable doing that!

^ That guy looks so uncomfortable doing that!
02-20-06, 11:36 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,328
Posted By powerjb

22

22
02-16-06, 06:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 997
Posted By powerjb

This has got to be the strangest thing I have...

This has got to be the strangest thing I have ever heard of...

Sounds super gutter punk though
02-16-06, 06:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,513
Posted By powerjb

There was a big blizzard on the day I built up my...

There was a big blizzard on the day I built up my first fixie so I spent a couple of hours sitting on it in my living room, eventually it just became second nature.
02-16-06, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By powerjb

you can only bring your bike on the underground...

you can only bring your bike on the underground where it doesn't go through central, and only at certain times i believe. I used to take mine on the East london Line occasionally when I lived in New...
02-13-06, 01:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,090
Posted By powerjb

Heidegger is great. That said, I've spent two...

Heidegger is great. That said, I've spent two years in a reading group working through Being and Time and some of his essays, that's some intense ****. I'm a glutton for punishment of the...
01-31-06, 12:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By powerjb

^^ Thanks for the help DCCommuter. If i'm reading...

^^ Thanks for the help DCCommuter. If i'm reading it right and like you say we're both at fault then the best I could do is to have him pay his damages and me pay mine. According to the latter part...
01-30-06, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By powerjb

No, I didn't get ticketed. I think the cop was...

No, I didn't get ticketed. I think the cop was probably right. I am being asked to pay for the damage to the car though. Kind of just glad to get out unscathed (minus my wallet). I think i'll check...
01-30-06, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By powerjb

^^ yeah, I figured that was the case. Her...

^^ yeah, I figured that was the case. Her explination really confused me though. THat's the second frame I've destroyed this week. suck
01-30-06, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By powerjb

need some advice

I got in an accident today. I had just gotten on my bike and was riding on a bike/ped path that leaves my campus. I looked down to ensure that I was in the clips all the way, and looked up just as I...
01-18-06, 09:53 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,055
Posted By powerjb

http://www.myspace.com/mycitylights

http://www.myspace.com/mycitylights
01-10-06, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By powerjb

well... i'm in boulder too. It seems that there's...

well... i'm in boulder too. It seems that there's a few of us. We should put together a bar ride or something. Or just ride in general.
12-26-05, 11:48 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,703
Posted By powerjb

22

22
Forum: Framebuilders
12-22-05, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,759
Posted By powerjb

wow, that is really inspirational. After seeing...

wow, that is really inspirational. After seeing the lugged frame you did with just the MAPP torch, i'm going to have to give it a shot, just not with SS lugs.

If you have any additional tips on...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-21-05, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,759
Posted By powerjb

i'm guessing those brazes are done with silver,...

i'm guessing those brazes are done with silver, not brass?
12-20-05, 04:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,734
Posted By powerjb

lets see... 2 fixed 1 road 1 mtn 1 bmx...

lets see...

2 fixed
1 road
1 mtn
1 bmx
____
5

that's not too many. There's another 3-4 frames sitting around in the garage waiting to be either 1) built up or 2) stripped of paint and...
12-09-05, 10:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,102
Posted By powerjb

steel is a composite...

steel is a composite...
12-09-05, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 410,192
Posted By powerjb

lots of tilly and the wall - wild like children...

lots of tilly and the wall - wild like children lately

and ryan adams
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