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03-11-14, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Street rider

Well then, between here and ******, my decision...

Well then, between here and ******, my decision is made. I was leaning more towards Conti to begin with, but the price difference made me question it for a second. Still surprised how much life I got...
03-11-14, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By Street rider

Looking for experience/reviews, choosing between two tires

My choice is between Conti GP 4000s or Vittoria Rubino Pro Tech. The Vittoria's are $35 apiece, and the Conti's are $45 each. So the price is almost the same. And I know they're both good tires, but...
01-28-14, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24,429
Views: 1,911,911
Posted By Street rider

Yea, time has been in shorter supply lately. Toss...

Yea, time has been in shorter supply lately. Toss in a new girlfriend a few months back, and there isn't much time at all. Hopefully I'll be able to get back in here more often and whatnot. Wanted to...
01-18-14, 10:04 AM
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Views: 1,911,911
Posted By Street rider

Today I realized how long its been since I last...

Today I realized how long its been since I last logged into the forums. Holy ****. School and work really ruin the life of riding bikes and then sitting on the internet talking about bikes.
06-10-13, 01:29 PM
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Posted By Street rider

You live and learn, right? I'm just a little...

You live and learn, right? I'm just a little peeved about the fact that I couldn't have used more than 1/4 of the canister. Oh well, I guess.
06-10-13, 07:19 AM
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Posted By Street rider

Today I (v2):

Been an interesting couple days. Saturday, especially. Crashed on the way in to work, had a crappy shift, and then flatted on the way home. Swapped tube no problem, but the co2 canister in my...
06-03-13, 05:33 PM
Replies: 24,429
Views: 1,911,911
Posted By Street rider

Today I felt really good when riding. Work...

Today I felt really good when riding. Work commute today put me at 18 miles, and then this afternoon I pounded out another 36. Feeling stronger every day, and my ride-times are starting to show it....
Forum: BMX
06-03-13, 01:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,795
Posted By Street rider

Have you found any online sources who are...

Have you found any online sources who are somewhat close to you who would ship without making you pay an arm and a leg?
06-01-13, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By Street rider

My rear tire (schwalbe Durano) is at a year and a...

My rear tire (schwalbe Durano) is at a year and a half, and has plenty of life left. I've ridden brakeless the entire life of them, and I'm pretty sure I've only done one skid, and that was to avoid...
06-01-13, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 306,836
Posted By Street rider

GTB, anyone?...

GTB, anyone? http://grandrapids.craigslist.org/bik/3832061452.html

Also, really considering this to get into the geared game. Its a little older, but that doesn't really matter. I just really want...
06-01-13, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By Street rider

You were asking us to do all the work for you....

You were asking us to do all the work for you. Just search around the internet for a little while, call some shops, and have a list of options that are available to you/in your price range. Then we...
Forum: BMX
06-01-13, 08:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,795
Posted By Street rider

Ok. Are there any shops near you that sell BMX...

Ok. Are there any shops near you that sell BMX bikes?
05-31-13, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24,429
Views: 1,911,911
Posted By Street rider

He asked if there were bad words between us,...

He asked if there were bad words between us, whether or not the guy was 'pushing' me down the road, whether or not anything really bad had happened to me. The truck had pulled into a parking lot...
05-31-13, 11:04 AM
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Views: 1,911,911
Posted By Street rider

Today should be a day for a pair of thousands....

Today should be a day for a pair of thousands. First thousand miles of the year, and 1000k for this month. Great day all around. And the other day, on the very tail end of a ride, I got stopped by a...
Forum: BMX
05-31-13, 10:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,795
Posted By Street rider

Ok, so we'll start at square one. What type of...

Ok, so we'll start at square one. What type of riding do you intend to do? Street, dirt, vert, park, racing?
05-26-13, 12:03 AM
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Views: 1,911,911
Posted By Street rider

Weekend has been full up with family stuff....

Weekend has been full up with family stuff. Really cutting into my riding time. And I have to work on Monday, so who knows how much extra time I'll even want to spend in the saddle past my commute.
05-17-13, 04:23 PM
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Views: 1,911,911
Posted By Street rider

Been so long since I've been here that theres a...

Been so long since I've been here that theres a new thread for this stuff. hwat.

But its been a good few weeks. After moving home and getting back to work, I've been riding a ton. To and from work...
Forum: BMX
05-07-13, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,200
Posted By Street rider

Higher pressure means lower rolling resistance. I...

Higher pressure means lower rolling resistance. I run my front at 120 and rear at 110. Same for my roadie, run them at about 115.
05-04-13, 07:34 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 866,806
Posted By Street rider

Thats exactly what I said, and thought it was the...

Thats exactly what I said, and thought it was the dumbest idea.
05-04-13, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 711,234
Posted By Street rider

So. Much. Blue. Good lord. Also, we have a thread...

So. Much. Blue. Good lord. Also, we have a thread for whip-posting, just so you know.
05-04-13, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 866,806
Posted By Street rider

Today I packed up and came home from school,...

Today I packed up and came home from school, unloaded the van, and then immediately put on a kit and hammered out 40 miles in the wind. Haven't unpacked a single bag or box yet. And the best part was...
05-03-13, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,926,572
Posted By Street rider

Well then I guess it fits pretty well? Eh....

Well then I guess it fits pretty well?

Eh. 50%. Close enough I guess.
05-03-13, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,046
Views: 118,072
Posted By Street rider

I'm giving Killians stout a shot tonight. For a...

I'm giving Killians stout a shot tonight. For a whopping $7.50 before deposit, I hope it was worth it. Wish me luck?
05-03-13, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,926,572
Posted By Street rider

When I first learned what FBM stood for, I...

When I first learned what FBM stood for, I seriously laughed for like a half hour straight. Keep in mind this was about 7-8 years ago when I was just getting into BMX

still makes me chuckle tho
05-03-13, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 866,806
Posted By Street rider

I personally know very few girls that can really...

I personally know very few girls that can really pull off short hair, but you really rock it. My ex chopped all hers off and it looks terrible. Lolololz for days.

But props to you for making it...
05-03-13, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 110,577
Posted By Street rider

I've had decent luck with converting songs from...

I've had decent luck with converting songs from youtube. Haven't done it in a few years, but I used to all the time for school projects.

And right now I'm listening to a bunch of Gogol Bordello....
Forum: BMX
05-03-13, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By Street rider

Measure the outside of the seat tube without a...

Measure the outside of the seat tube without a post in it or clamp around it. Order accordingly. And the shop wouldn't measure and tell you what you needed? Sounds like you need to find a new place...
05-03-13, 05:14 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 866,806
Posted By Street rider

Today I packed most of my apartment up and...

Today I packed most of my apartment up and cleaned half of it. Final hurrah and a friends 21st birthday tonight, and then clearing out for home in the morning. Three years down, pretty sure theres...
05-03-13, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,926,572
Posted By Street rider

I've wanted a pair of these for like a year now....

I've wanted a pair of these for like a year now. So spensive though.
05-02-13, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 711,234
Posted By Street rider

Looking something up for yourself is an thing ha?

Looking something up for yourself is an thing ha?
05-02-13, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 866,806
Posted By Street rider

Today I took my last exam of the year, came home,...

Today I took my last exam of the year, came home, made pancakes, and now I'm just hangin around the apartment. Really don't want to start the long process of cleaning and packing to take off Saturday.
04-30-13, 02:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,604
Posted By Street rider

I've been riding 105 pedals for the last few...

I've been riding 105 pedals for the last few weeks. Before that I was switching back and forth between those and platforms/toeclips/straps while I got used to clipless. Took the clipless off on...
04-30-13, 02:48 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 866,806
Posted By Street rider

Sucks mayne. Know dat feel. And you guys still...

Sucks mayne. Know dat feel. And you guys still have another week?
04-30-13, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 110,577
Posted By Street rider

If you have a youtube to mp3 converter you like,...

If you have a youtube to mp3 converter you like, this playlist has all ten songs as individual tracks

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZiMSbyz5gQ&list=PLhBBd_Z1vp4_ByaXzMFAhEo7_8CJMlh_7
04-30-13, 11:15 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 866,806
Posted By Street rider

Today I had my second English exam of the...

Today I had my second English exam of the semester. So now I'm all done with those for a few months. One tomorrow, One Thursday, and I'm done for the year. Really ready to go home and do nothing but...
04-29-13, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 216,242
Posted By Street rider

Spare is good. I mean, what happens if something...

Spare is good. I mean, what happens if something bad happens to the new one?
04-29-13, 04:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,537
Posted By Street rider

I get that he isn't from the US, but I know tons...

I get that he isn't from the US, but I know tons of ESL people, and all it really takes is punctuation. Without that, sentences are hard to read. Also, why the hell would Flemish/French matter? I...
04-28-13, 06:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,537
Posted By Street rider

Srsly. His posts are almost impossible to read. I...

Srsly. His posts are almost impossible to read. I feel a headache coming on.
04-28-13, 04:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,537
Posted By Street rider

Foot retention. If you ride without brakes and...

Foot retention. If you ride without brakes and without retention, thats just plain stupid. Especially on a hill.

A brake would do the trick too.
04-28-13, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 866,806
Posted By Street rider

Last night was pretty crazy. Started out at one...

Last night was pretty crazy. Started out at one party, then walking down the street, we noticed fire. So naturally we walked over there to find a couch on fire. Then the cops showed up in force, and...
04-27-13, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 110,577
Posted By Street rider

So amazing. A friend found it on Soundcloud and...

So amazing. A friend found it on Soundcloud and downloaded it. That was only a few days before it went up on youtube. All the comments on YT are hilarious, with all the "Yea, **** Victory" going on.
04-27-13, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By Street rider

How tall are you again?

How tall are you again?
04-27-13, 04:14 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 866,806
Posted By Street rider

Pumped out 43 miles. Absolutely gorgeous weather...

Pumped out 43 miles. Absolutely gorgeous weather today, sunny and 70. Was supposed to go with a buddy, but he got caught up in some stuff involved with moving out next weekend. And now I'm probably...
04-27-13, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By Street rider

Wheels look so tiny on your bike haha. Almost...

Wheels look so tiny on your bike haha. Almost looks childish.
04-26-13, 03:05 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 866,806
Posted By Street rider

I had a pretty interesting run-in with a driver...

I had a pretty interesting run-in with a driver today on my ride. As I was climbing a hill, this guy was hauling ass in his giant pickup coming up from behind me. This hill is sorta steep towards the...
04-25-13, 11:13 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 866,806
Posted By Street rider

I'm sure if there were real climbs around me, I...

I'm sure if there were real climbs around me, I would end up trying to find the flattest routes possible. Thats how it works, right?
04-25-13, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 110,577
Posted By Street rider

Just got Streetlight Manifesto's new album, The...

Just got Streetlight Manifesto's new album, The Hands That Thieve, from a friend. So. ****ing. Good.

And I just found out today that they're playing a show in my hometown this summer as part of...
04-25-13, 10:38 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 866,806
Posted By Street rider

Had me lollin. I sort of wish there were...

Had me lollin.

I sort of wish there were more hills around here. I can go and crank out anywhere between 20-50 miles, and I'm lucky to pass 300 ft of vertical gain.
04-25-13, 04:27 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 866,806
Posted By Street rider

Chasing KOM's all day. Not too many people ride...

Chasing KOM's all day. Not too many people ride around here, so I don't have a lot of competition on certain segments. Last summer I went out of my way to ride a segment, and going against 15 mph...
04-23-13, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 866,806
Posted By Street rider

As soon as it hit 50 for the first time, I was...

As soon as it hit 50 for the first time, I was out riding in shorts with a long sleeve baselayer under the jersey. Anything warmer than that is just a bonus.
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