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08-02-11, 02:14 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By fgk23n

Here's the front view with the classic Ducati...

Here's the front view with the classic Ducati logo:

http://29.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_loxnm4Pm0u1qbac0ro1_500.jpg

If you take a look at the Sport Classic bikes you will notice the same hollow...
07-26-11, 12:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,479
Posted By fgk23n

Ducati's new ss / fg bike

Ducati released their new ss / fg bike this weekend at the Moto GP race in Laguna-Seca:

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_loxmm5tfdm1qbac0ro1_500.jpg

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03-15-09, 04:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By fgk23n

I was back in WB for a few months in the fall and...

I was back in WB for a few months in the fall and spent a lot of my time in Scranton. I saw a girl riding a pink track bike on spruce st one day and was in shock.

I was actually telling my...
11-29-08, 07:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,575
Posted By fgk23n

I'm surprised a 12 year-old in Hanover knows what...

I'm surprised a 12 year-old in Hanover knows what a hipster is - I know here in Wilkes-Barre most kids (or most people for that matter) know the term hipster.
11-22-08, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,056
Posted By fgk23n

haha, I saw that happen a few months ago to a guy...

haha, I saw that happen a few months ago to a guy in full lycra on his nice road bike, only it was at a busy intersection. I laughed more when the cop he was next to got out of his car.
11-21-08, 08:07 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,186,584
Posted By fgk23n

bigbris1, or anyone for that matter, Other...

bigbris1, or anyone for that matter,

Other than looking bad***, is there a reason for tied and brazed spokes?
11-21-08, 04:33 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,197
Posted By fgk23n

For the first year I rode with lights, brakes and...

For the first year I rode with lights, brakes and no helmet. I then switched to lights, no brakes and helmet.

I run lights so I don't get a ticket (it's around $100 in Alameda county). Most of...
11-21-08, 12:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,482
Posted By fgk23n

It was a response very similar to the OP, one...

It was a response very similar to the OP, one where they ask you to consider it sold, send an extra $100 to hold it until it gets picked up. I guess I should have added that to my original post.
...
11-20-08, 11:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,482
Posted By fgk23n

Every time I've tried to sell something on CL I...

Every time I've tried to sell something on CL I get a few responses like that, even after putting "cash only" and "local buyers only."

One time I was selling a lowrider bicycle and the guy asked...
11-15-08, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,852,318
Posted By fgk23n

Call American Cyclery in SF, they had a few of...

Call American Cyclery in SF, they had a few of them last year when I picked up a 650c.
11-13-08, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,323
Posted By fgk23n

Bianchi Pista BB drop

Just wondering if anyone knows what the BB drop on a Bianchi Pista is.

I searched, and didn't see any actual numbers.

Thanks
11-11-08, 08:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,201
Posted By fgk23n

Sorry, I should have been more clear. I know you...

Sorry, I should have been more clear. I know you weren't saying he's in the video, when I said "not Pharrell" I was talking about the beat, not the actual people. I was just throwing a little...
11-11-08, 05:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,201
Posted By fgk23n

Not Pharrell. If I remember correctly, they're...

Not Pharrell. If I remember correctly, they're actually high school kids from Davis(?), CA. All the girls in the video look pretty young, rumor was they're from the schools dance / cheer team.
...
11-10-08, 08:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,257
Posted By fgk23n

Don't use tire irons to put the tire back on the...

Don't use tire irons to put the tire back on the rim, that's the easiest way to waste tubes. Some tires with stiff sidewalls will be a pain to get on with just your hands, but it's better than...
10-25-08, 03:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,772
Posted By fgk23n

What if I want to do my tricks while going fast?...

What if I want to do my tricks while going fast? or I want to quickly get to where I do tricks and don't want to bring an extra bike along?

Just adding more fuel to a fire that will never go out.
10-24-08, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By fgk23n

http://www.macaframaproductions.com/movies.html ...

http://www.macaframaproductions.com/movies.html

Is that what you were looking for?
10-24-08, 12:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,772
Posted By fgk23n

I don't know anyone that has chosen risers for...

I don't know anyone that has chosen risers for their performance - people usually choose them for comfort or style reasons. Personally I use risers on my bianchi fremont so you can't argue the track...
10-19-08, 11:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,445
Posted By fgk23n

oops, to late but I'm glad beta and I mentioned...

oops, to late but I'm glad beta and I mentioned different points.
10-19-08, 11:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,445
Posted By fgk23n

There are many different formats of track racing...

There are many different formats of track racing (keirin, madison, scratch, points, sprints, etc.) and the video is of a sprint race. A typical sprint is 1000m on either a 250m or 333m track. But...
10-19-08, 08:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,440
Posted By fgk23n

For me, I find it easiest to lean the bike...

For me, I find it easiest to lean the bike slightly (more so if on flat ground). It's easiest on a hill (or slope), just position yourself perpendicular to the hill, lean your bike slightly up the...
Replies: 18
Views: 5,605
Posted By fgk23n

I've actually been wondering virtually the same...

I've actually been wondering virtually the same thing. I picked up a dirt cheap older HED disc, also 130mm road standard. I've been planning on calling HED and asking, but haven't had the money nor...
10-19-08, 07:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,445
Posted By fgk23n

there's a track in GG park, but it's not a...

there's a track in GG park, but it's not a velodrome. you can take bikes on it, but you also have people walking.
10-19-08, 07:05 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,313
Posted By fgk23n

Well if the site crashed maybe that's why I...

Well if the site crashed maybe that's why I didn't get my $17 headset yet. I've been lazy about calling, after all I live about an hour away from the shop so it shouldn't take this long for my...
10-18-08, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,500,322
Posted By fgk23n

Halloween everyday of the year, that'd be...

Halloween everyday of the year, that'd be perfect...




For about the first month of it at least.
10-16-08, 06:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,415
Posted By fgk23n

I never looked at riding on the yellow line like...

I never looked at riding on the yellow line like he does, but his thinking makes sense.

Other than that, I agree with what he's saying.
10-16-08, 05:51 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,186,584
Posted By fgk23n

http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee357/fgk23n/n7...

http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee357/fgk23n/n728530526_4537931_7075.jpg

Got the tubes from Nova Cycle Supply, since it's my first build I went with their cheap Nova tubing, except for the fork...
10-05-08, 06:04 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,313
Posted By fgk23n

Did anyone actually go to the event? I almost...

Did anyone actually go to the event? I almost went but got busy and lost track of time, bummer for me I guess since I could use a new frame.
10-01-08, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,500,322
Posted By fgk23n

The Nordstrom in San Francisco carried that bike...

The Nordstrom in San Francisco carried that bike (it's probably still there), and they actually had it cheaper than everyone else. Talking to one of the guys working there, they got a full size run...
09-30-08, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,927
Posted By fgk23n

Just cleared up the price with my Dad, and he...

Just cleared up the price with my Dad, and he said $600 not $800 which probably makes more sense.

T-Mar, no need to be sorry, I never said there was anything that special about the bike, just...
09-30-08, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,927
Posted By fgk23n

Value of a 1970s/80s Shimano Race Bike

My Dad picked this bike up while he was in Japan for about $800USD in the late 70s / early 80s and was curious what it's worth today. It's a 61cm Shimano frame, with Dia-Compe brakes and shimano...
09-08-08, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,500,322
Posted By fgk23n

I wonder if that's the same girl I've seen...

I wonder if that's the same girl I've seen longboarding barefoot downtown sf.
09-07-08, 04:16 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,186,584
Posted By fgk23n

Here's my new ride featuring a welded rear...

Here's my new ride featuring a welded rear cassette, ghetto bandana (it was on there when i found the bike) and a shifter for the original internal 3 speed hub which I'm to lazy to take off. The...
09-05-08, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,500,322
Posted By fgk23n

lets try this again... ...

lets try this again...

http://www.photobasement.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/huglife.jpg
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