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01-27-09, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By jerrryhazard

Reign is cool...

I acquired a used Reign 1 last summer, and pretty much beat the tar out of it until there was too much snow to ride. I don't know much about the Canondale - but the Reign has held up very well to my...
01-11-09, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By jerrryhazard

Right on. If you can only afford one, put up...

Right on. If you can only afford one, put up front - but really you need two, especially if have anything like hills. I have some Nokians, and so glad I have two of them.
01-07-09, 07:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,253
Posted By jerrryhazard

;) Two months ago I was probably combing threads...

;) Two months ago I was probably combing threads here and at mtbr looking for more user info on the frame. It was a christmas present to myself, and I've not really had a chance to ride it to its...
01-07-09, 12:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,253
Posted By jerrryhazard

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Cool to see someone else putting together a Shadow - Looks cool so far! I dig the black stanchions on the fork, you'll have to post your impressions once you ride it. Interested to see it complete...
01-06-09, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,602
Posted By jerrryhazard

I don't know of a FAQ or anything about replacing...

I don't know of a FAQ or anything about replacing with the spring kits.

FWIW, they look pretty straightforward - should bolt right in. Those are pretty ancient forks, come apart easily, without a...
01-06-09, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,602
Posted By jerrryhazard

Ebay...

You can probably find that on ebay for pretty cheap. If not the elastomers, then maybe some replacement springs, or even an old Judy fork you can strip parts from. Check this:...
01-05-09, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 300,395
Posted By jerrryhazard

First ride for 09

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1104/3169059680_b48105439a.jpg

Being that the snowboard is broken beyond repair, and I need exercise, I decided it was time to take the bike out in to the white...
08-02-05, 12:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,363
Posted By jerrryhazard

Just signed up. Looks great so far, appreciate...

Just signed up. Looks great so far, appreciate all the work you're putting it...
03-09-05, 02:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,605
Posted By jerrryhazard

18 miles total trip distance. Uphill there,...

18 miles total trip distance. Uphill there, downhill on the way home (for the most part)
Every day, all year. Doubt I'd consider a 60 mile total trip, that's a bit hearty. :D
02-27-05, 09:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,843
Posted By jerrryhazard

If you're still having problems getting a balance...

If you're still having problems getting a balance point from a standing position, try to just ride very slow , to the point where you are almost stationary, with just a hint of forward movement. ...
02-27-05, 02:31 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,843
Posted By jerrryhazard

Don't tempt me. I might consider it if I can...

Don't tempt me. I might consider it if I can find a quick release stem. Then I could invert my bars ghetto style in order to gain the needed height...
02-27-05, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,520
Posted By jerrryhazard

The Mercier in question can be seen in this...

The Mercier in question can be seen in this thread. I believe it's the same thing/bike as the KHS Flite 100?

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=82451&highlight=mercier

Didn't see any...
02-27-05, 11:35 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,843
Posted By jerrryhazard

I pulled off 3 revolutions going backwards the...

I pulled off 3 revolutions going backwards the other night, in a semi straight line. Also pulled off a couple backwards circles without falling. But I hail from a bmx/freestyle background, and...
02-24-05, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,493
Posted By jerrryhazard

heh, got one too, should be here any day - got...

heh, got one too, should be here any day - got the 10% coupon and the slow boat to China ground shipping...
02-22-05, 11:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,136
Posted By jerrryhazard

Wear one when I ride the mtb, because I expect to...

Wear one when I ride the mtb, because I expect to fall. It hasn't saved my melon yet, save for some pokey branches and tree limbs, no impacts.

I am looking for one that I can stomach to wear when...
02-22-05, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By jerrryhazard

Been on my fixed for almost two weeks now... I...

Been on my fixed for almost two weeks now... I think I'm finally over the ghost pain of the freewheel. But yep, it's unnerving to stop pedaling, with your weight on the pedals and get bucked around...
02-22-05, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 910
Posted By jerrryhazard

Allright, Wexner at 9:30pm..

Allright, Wexner at 9:30pm..
02-22-05, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 910
Posted By jerrryhazard

I'll do my best as well...

I'll do my best as well...
02-22-05, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 910
Posted By jerrryhazard

I'm in Victorian Village, near 5th and Neil... I...

I'm in Victorian Village, near 5th and Neil... I had heard of the Monday night rides, but they always slipped my mind...

heh, out of shape too, and I commute to Hilliard every day ;)..
02-22-05, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,520
Posted By jerrryhazard

Sure, no prob. If you already have a decent...

Sure, no prob. If you already have a decent frame, I'd continue on with that.. I just needed a quick solution cheap. Already scoping frames...
02-22-05, 06:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 910
Posted By jerrryhazard

Not really a kid, but I'm in columbus, and act...

Not really a kid, but I'm in columbus, and act pretty much like a kid...

Critical Mass here, usually the last Friday of the month, but I have not been to one since last summer...
02-20-05, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,520
Posted By jerrryhazard

I bought one, my quick synopsis is here: ...

I bought one, my quick synopsis is here:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=30639&page=77&pp=25

post 1903

They're not that bad...

You honestly can't expect too much for $300.00.
02-15-05, 09:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,143
Posted By jerrryhazard

I rebuilt my old steel kona last summer and made...

I rebuilt my old steel kona last summer and made it a single speed, mostly out of curiosity. I liked it so much, it became my commuter bike. Still have my full suspension bikes, but they are trail...
02-12-05, 01:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,088
Posted By jerrryhazard

Noticed this as well. The cog is still being...

Noticed this as well. The cog is still being secured to the hub by threads, not fixed splines. The benefit for ease of cog changing is apparent, but it does not really address stripping threads......
02-11-05, 03:27 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,144,305
Posted By jerrryhazard

No problem. I figured there might be someone out...

No problem. I figured there might be someone out there looking at these... or at least wondering. I'm pretty happy with it, but I'm already saving for a new/used traditional frame and sealed...
02-10-05, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 882
Posted By jerrryhazard

All my forks are made from hollow tubes. I do...

All my forks are made from hollow tubes. I do however, prefer rigid forks on my single speed, and definately for riding pavement/road. On normal singletrack, I like rigid forks because of no flex,...
02-10-05, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By jerrryhazard

After a week getting used to fixed riding, the...

After a week getting used to fixed riding, the weather turned and I had to ride my s/s mountain bike. so, no gearing problem, but the whole coasing thing is weird now. I'm tempted to not ride a...
02-10-05, 05:03 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,144,305
Posted By jerrryhazard

For anybody considering the Alpha...

For anybody considering the Alpha Mercury/Frankestein bikes on ebay: I took the chance, and bought one as my first official fixie. It was between this and the Mercier, but this won due to my severe...
02-09-05, 10:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,067
Posted By jerrryhazard

I find that shelltoes work very well...

I find that shelltoes work very well...
02-09-05, 12:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,067
Posted By jerrryhazard

I'm in the same situation. I try my best not to...

I'm in the same situation. I try my best not to take my feet out though, and pedal as slow as possible - sometimes I can trackstand for the light, sometimes I have put a foot down. Getting better...
02-09-05, 12:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,782
Posted By jerrryhazard

Have not owned a car since 2001. Have 6...

Have not owned a car since 2001.

Have 6 bikes now; 3 are single speeds, one fixed, and two geared full suspension rigs. All these bikes (and other things) would not be possible for me if I had...
02-08-05, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,218
Posted By jerrryhazard

Vinyl sticker are no problem. But sometimes...

Vinyl sticker are no problem. But sometimes you'll have those clear stickers that leave most of the adhesive on the frame, and only the smooth plasticy stuff comes off.
I hate that. I've found Goo...
02-07-05, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By jerrryhazard

I had a similar accident as younger chap. I was...

I had a similar accident as younger chap. I was riding my uncles motorcycle style bicycle and discovered what a keen sound it made if I used my foot to force the front fender into the wheel while at...
Forum: Foo
02-07-05, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By jerrryhazard

No, I'm sure they're talking about me, but I...

No, I'm sure they're talking about me, but I don't think I have a famous uncle. I'll check google to make sure...
Forum: Commuting
02-06-05, 08:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,592
Posted By jerrryhazard

I use an old steel Kona, but it was more like...

I use an old steel Kona, but it was more like $700 bike at one time. Now, it's completely covered in stickers, have the fenders, the wuss sorta stem, rack, and street tires. Funny. Just got a...
Forum: Commuting
02-05-05, 01:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By jerrryhazard

While Columbus Ohio is not the metropolis that...

While Columbus Ohio is not the metropolis that LA, NYC or Chicago, the traffic here is getting problematic. But I echo Treespeed's opinion. Sure, I run into jerk drivers, but for the most part my...
02-05-05, 12:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,159
Posted By jerrryhazard

It's my understanding that suspension was...

It's my understanding that suspension was implemented to increase traction of the
front wheel while going over bumps, you know, to improve ones conrol. While the tensile properties of
a given...
02-05-05, 12:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,403
Posted By jerrryhazard

My take: I commuted the last 3 years without...

My take: I commuted the last 3 years without studs. I live in Ohio, and we run the gamut on changing conditions. One day will be nice fluffy snow, the next will be freezing rain (where the rain...
02-03-05, 06:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,762
Posted By jerrryhazard

Good info, some things I wouldnt have thought of....

Good info, some things I wouldnt have thought of. I was going over diet, sleep, bike maintainance, and nothing added up, except for bike maintainance a little bit.

Yesterday, was 14f when I left...
Forum: Commuting
01-31-05, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,578
Posted By jerrryhazard

I got a nashbar studded for my front. It's the...

I got a nashbar studded for my front. It's the Kenda. I've ridden a couple hundred miles on it so far, and the studs show some wear, but nowhere near what I'd expect. For an experiment, they were ...
Forum: Commuting
01-23-05, 05:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,425
Posted By jerrryhazard

15 lights in 7 miles. Sometimes I stop,...

15 lights in 7 miles. Sometimes I stop, sometimes I continue through, depending on traffic.
01-23-05, 05:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,567
Posted By jerrryhazard

although I'm glad I was not there, kinda wish I...

although I'm glad I was not there, kinda wish I coulda been, looks like you all had a blast. On a side note, I've yet to take a flask on a ride with me. A new mission is born...
Forum: Commuting
01-19-05, 08:16 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,129
Posted By jerrryhazard

19f this morning, and about 1.5 inches of new...

19f this morning, and about 1.5 inches of new white stuff on ground. Rode in the cars tire trails most of the way, but glad I had the studded tire up front and occasional encounters with buried ice...
Forum: Commuting
01-18-05, 07:40 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,129
Posted By jerrryhazard

The news said it 4f when I left the house, but as...

The news said it 4f when I left the house, but as I rode by the bank,
their thermo read -1f. It was colder yesterday. I must remember that weathermen are for entertainment purposes only. The ride...
Forum: Commuting
01-17-05, 08:10 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,129
Posted By jerrryhazard

This was the coldest day I've ridden to work yet,...

This was the coldest day I've ridden to work yet, I believe. The Bank thermometer said -2F, which is childs play compared to some of you. I was well dressed, and the temp didn't bother me too much....
01-12-05, 06:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,115
Posted By jerrryhazard

-Thanks Serge...

-Thanks Serge...
01-11-05, 02:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,115
Posted By jerrryhazard

I find this interesting, not sure I agree, but...

I find this interesting, not sure I agree, but interesting. I feel human nature could use a little curing. An apple falls from a tree by no conscious doing of it's own, in contrast to a person...
Forum: Commuting
01-11-05, 06:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,042
Posted By jerrryhazard

Ohio has been doing it's best imitation of the...

Ohio has been doing it's best imitation of the pacific northwest this last year, and so far this January has been the wettest in years... So glad I got rain gear last spring, and am getting a set of...
01-10-05, 09:43 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,156
Posted By jerrryhazard

I can see your point, but at the same time I...

I can see your point, but at the same time I doubt they are taking this into serious consideration as a safety risk. Many of the Wendys/McD's, etc., will have an entrance right next to the drive...
Forum: BMX
01-10-05, 07:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,759
Posted By jerrryhazard

I didn't take anything as rude ;) I was just...

I didn't take anything as rude ;)

I was just agreeing that there seems to be this thing about BMX being a kiddie thing, and that other people (including some riders) expect that people should...
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