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04-14-14, 12:46 PM
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Posted By ddeadserious

Haha alright, I'll try to be a bit more...

Haha alright, I'll try to be a bit more conservative with my oil application. Thanks!


I'll definitely look into the IRD one. I was considering grabbing a White Industries one, so this might be a...
04-14-14, 11:40 AM
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Posted By ddeadserious

Scrod, I've got two questions. What are your...

Scrod, I've got two questions.

What are your thoughts on dry lube? I'm considering using it on my Nature Boy since the chain is super clean and unlubed right now. I usually use liquid ProGold...
04-11-14, 07:38 AM
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Posted By ddeadserious

That's a good idea, I'll definitely consider that!

That's a good idea, I'll definitely consider that!
04-10-14, 09:05 PM
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Posted By ddeadserious

Today, I finally picked up my Nature Boy frame...

Today, I finally picked up my Nature Boy frame from the powdercoater guy(after 3 weeks), only for him to tell me he messed up the coating on the fork right before I arrived and I'll need to come back...
04-10-14, 09:01 PM
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Posted By ddeadserious

So nice, Scrod. Seriously beautiful bike.

So nice, Scrod. Seriously beautiful bike.
04-01-14, 10:16 PM
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Views: 218,395
Posted By ddeadserious

As long as you cop one of these too:...

As long as you cop one of these too: http://images.lowes.com/product/converted/020066/020066777685lg.jpg
03-29-14, 12:20 PM
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Posted By ddeadserious

Black. I'd say pink if it matched the rest of the...

Black. I'd say pink if it matched the rest of the pink, but the bar tape looks a lot lighter.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-13, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By ddeadserious

I'm about 230 but unfortunately, I don't think...

I'm about 230 but unfortunately, I don't think 37s will fit for me :lol:

I'll check out the big/little Ben but am leaning toward the Tourguards. I run them on my fixed gear and I like them, I just...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-13, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By ddeadserious

...Anybody?

...Anybody?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-13, 11:32 AM
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Views: 1,039
Posted By ddeadserious

I meant to elaborate on that in the post, sorry. ...

I meant to elaborate on that in the post, sorry.

Mostly hardpack, maybe some looser dirt. Stuff that I wouldn't NEED a MTB to ride on, but would be bad on skinny slick road tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-13, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By ddeadserious

~32C Tires for Road & Dirt

Have an All City Mr. Pink on Velocity A23s. I want to play in the dirt a bit and my 25C GP4000S aren't going to cut it.

I have clearance for 32C tires, especially since the 23mm rims will make...
06-04-13, 09:39 PM
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Posted By ddeadserious

Nice, makes me want to put a white carbon fork on...

Nice, makes me want to put a white carbon fork on my Mr. Pink.
05-14-13, 09:07 AM
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Views: 3,526
Posted By ddeadserious

I ride my road bike when I'm riding with people...

I ride my road bike when I'm riding with people who also have gears, when I'm planning going far(more hand positions and more comfortable than my fixed gear), or when I'm planning to ride hills. I...
05-14-13, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By ddeadserious

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/--yDoqMPFMhk/TfQhMbd8tdI/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/--yDoqMPFMhk/TfQhMbd8tdI/AAAAAAAAAaw/aenAX3Y2YFo/s1600/eyes1.jpg
05-03-13, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 539,962
Posted By ddeadserious

Am I the only one who really doesn't think Wound...

Am I the only one who really doesn't think Wound Up forks are cool or sexy?
http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m60y2stKnf1r64g7r.gif
05-02-13, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 955,875
Posted By ddeadserious

Scrod, I've been mostly absent for the last...

Scrod,

I've been mostly absent for the last few months. Have I missed anything good?
05-02-13, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,023
Posted By ddeadserious

If I were purchasing a new steel fixed gear...

If I were purchasing a new steel fixed gear frame, I'd go All City.
03-05-13, 11:10 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,377
Posted By ddeadserious

Take a look at Levi 508's. I have fairly large...

Take a look at Levi 508's. I have fairly large thighs and calves and they fit nicely.
03-04-13, 08:04 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,377
Posted By ddeadserious

No you're right, I've been very happy with...

No you're right, I've been very happy with Leaders products and customer service. And that's a nice gesture on Leader's part. It's just too bad most of their consumers suck hard, it makes their brand...
03-04-13, 06:44 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,377
Posted By ddeadserious

So 725s with dicked saddle and bar angles?

So 725s with dicked saddle and bar angles?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-13, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,144
Posted By ddeadserious

There's also Torelli, and then the All City Mr....

There's also Torelli, and then the All City Mr. Pink, which I just built and am very happy with, but it doesn't fit your specs.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-13, 12:32 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,661,031
Posted By ddeadserious

I will be removing some spacers, just built it up...

I will be removing some spacers, just built it up and didn't want to cut too much without being sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-13, 12:25 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,661,031
Posted By ddeadserious

Am I allowed in here now? ...

Am I allowed in here now?
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v25/trialbyashes/photo-5.jpg

Frame:
2013 All City Mr. Pink 52cm Zona Tubing

Fork/Headset:
All City Lugged Fork/FSA Orbit X
...
03-04-13, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 715,983
Posted By ddeadserious

So sharp.

So sharp.
03-03-13, 10:49 PM
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Views: 878,377
Posted By ddeadserious

http://www.wheelpro.co.uk/spokecalc/

http://www.wheelpro.co.uk/spokecalc/
03-03-13, 10:01 PM
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Posted By ddeadserious

Today I took my Mr. Pink for a short ride around...

Today I took my Mr. Pink for a short ride around town. It was too cold for any real speed or distance, but I really enjoyed the way the bike rode and fit. I'm sure it will need some dialing in, but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-13, 11:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,689
Posted By ddeadserious

That guy is stupid. He could have literally just...

That guy is stupid. He could have literally just said "okay, I'll ride to the right of the traffic lanes" and rode away.

What a waste of everyone's time. He literally won nothing and proved no...
03-01-13, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2,773
Views: 524,059
Posted By ddeadserious

It's probably not proper in real life. He...

It's probably not proper in real life. He probably photoshopped it so we didn't harass him.

The only 725 in existence with proper bar/saddle angle was yours.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-13, 12:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,383
Posted By ddeadserious

Depends on the bike and the riders rear end.

Depends on the bike and the riders rear end.
03-01-13, 09:26 AM
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Posted By ddeadserious

Nice. :thumb: I'm sure it will be tasteful as...

Nice. :thumb: I'm sure it will be tasteful as always.
03-01-13, 09:10 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,377
Posted By ddeadserious

How come? What are you gonna do?

How come? What are you gonna do?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-13, 08:21 AM
Replies: 26,557
Views: 16,345,646
Posted By ddeadserious

Those are nice too! I picked one up locally for a...

Those are nice too! I picked one up locally for a friend and shipped it to him because he couldn't find one in Philly. I had to ride it for a bit before I shipped it out. :lol: It rode nice and was...
03-01-13, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4,573
Views: 618,042
Posted By ddeadserious

I don't know but that guys Kilo was actually...

I don't know but that guys Kilo was actually pretty sweet.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-13, 07:58 AM
Replies: 26,557
Views: 16,345,646
Posted By ddeadserious

Thanks guys. I'm in between building a nature boy...

Thanks guys. I'm in between building a nature boy or just getting a mountain bike to ride offroad. The Nature Boy is a sweet bike.
03-01-13, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 539,962
Posted By ddeadserious

Yeah, the frame is the one piece of this bike...

Yeah, the frame is the one piece of this bike that I'm most impressed with. There's a very nice attention to the details with it, practical features, and a real pretty paint job.

I wanted the...
02-28-13, 11:55 PM
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Posted By ddeadserious

It's the +/- 10 one. If the top tube were...

It's the +/- 10 one. If the top tube were actually horizontal, I would have been more tempted to htfu and run the +/- 17 model.
02-28-13, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 539,962
Posted By ddeadserious

I would have been even more excited about it if...

I would have been even more excited about it if it were pink.

It was named after the Steve Buschemi's character from Reservoir Dogs, in case you were unaware.
02-28-13, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 539,962
Posted By ddeadserious

Haha yeah, I left 40mm of spacers on just to be...

Haha yeah, I left 40mm of spacers on just to be safe but I should be able to take out 10-20mm, I just wanted to be safe. My 722 has 30mm of spacers and I'm okay with it because I'm comfortable on it....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-13, 11:41 PM
Replies: 26,557
Views: 16,345,646
Posted By ddeadserious

Finished building and adjusting my Mr. Pink...

Finished building and adjusting my Mr. Pink tonight. The quality of this frameset is impressive, I'm very happy I went with it. Had a hell of a time getting the cable tension right for the rear...
02-28-13, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 539,962
Posted By ddeadserious

No fit yet. I'll have my buddy bring over his...

No fit yet. I'll have my buddy bring over his trainer this weekend and give me a hand. Hopefully I can take it for a spin too.
02-28-13, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 539,962
Posted By ddeadserious

Finished building and adjusting my Mr. Pink...

Finished building and adjusting my Mr. Pink tonight. The quality of this frameset is impressive, I'm very happy I went with it. Had a hell of a time getting the cable tension right for the rear...
02-28-13, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 309,557
Posted By ddeadserious

Considering the parts, that Leader isn't a bad...

Considering the parts, that Leader isn't a bad deal at all.
02-28-13, 12:56 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,377
Posted By ddeadserious

Mackinaw Island rules. Let's plan a BFSSFG trip...

Mackinaw Island rules. Let's plan a BFSSFG trip there. I'm down any weekend.

Today I will install the crank and chain on my Mr. Pink and adjust the gears and it will be done. Too bad I won't be...
02-28-13, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 218,395
Posted By ddeadserious

I'm actually not sure if it's possible to ride...

I'm actually not sure if it's possible to ride rollers with the front wheel not spinning. I tried and my wheel just kept trying to turn 90 degrees and the rear was WAY too easy to spin.
02-27-13, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,377
Posted By ddeadserious

Nope. It's not a well-equipped, pleasant shop to...

Nope. It's not a well-equipped, pleasant shop to work at, and the pay is ****, so I don't mind not working as long as I'm still getting deals on parts.
02-27-13, 11:03 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,377
Posted By ddeadserious

Yep. Called and badgered him to actually place...

Yep. Called and badgered him to actually place the order for 2 weeks and he eventually just put it in the cart so it got ordered with some other stuff.
02-27-13, 09:56 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,377
Posted By ddeadserious

Yesterday I tensioned and trued my front wheel,...

Yesterday I tensioned and trued my front wheel, ran out of time for the rear.

Today, my Mr. Pink is supposed to arrive. I will tension and true the rear wheel, and then install my headset and BB...
02-26-13, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 539,962
Posted By ddeadserious

http://i.minus.com/iifUefMR4Awx3.gif

http://i.minus.com/iifUefMR4Awx3.gif
02-26-13, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 539,962
Posted By ddeadserious

Yeah but it's campy.

Yeah but it's campy.
02-26-13, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 539,962
Posted By ddeadserious

I had no idea Campy groups could be had so cheap,...

I had no idea Campy groups could be had so cheap, those are lower prices than QBP dealer cost. I would have seriously considered Campy over Force at that price!
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