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09-06-09, 04:01 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,974
Posted By acoldspoon

My perspective on skinny jeans. Gotta admit,...

My perspective on skinny jeans. Gotta admit, I've always had long fit legs and no ass. The only jeans that look decent on me are skinny jeans. Levi's 511 and Matchstick jeans fit me like a...
09-05-09, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 467,658
Posted By acoldspoon

What my townie looks like these days.

What my townie looks like these days.
09-05-09, 04:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,452
Posted By acoldspoon

<---Doesn't miss drops one bit for City riding.

<---Doesn't miss drops one bit for City riding.
09-05-09, 04:35 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,487
Posted By acoldspoon

At least when it comes to the bigger pro teams,...

At least when it comes to the bigger pro teams, the bike frames used in the PR are designed specifically for and used only for the PR. The frames tend to have more slack geometry than what would be...
09-05-09, 02:53 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,487
Posted By acoldspoon

When you consider the fact that: A) These...

When you consider the fact that:
A) These riders are riding disposable bike that will never be used on another day
B) When mishaps happen these riders have backup bicycles
C) These riders weigh...
09-05-09, 03:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By acoldspoon

PS- I hit 171lb this afternoon. That pound took...

PS- I hit 171lb this afternoon. That pound took the better part of a month to lose. If I was starving myself it would have taken a day or two.
09-05-09, 03:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By acoldspoon

+1. As with everything, moderation. Yesterday,...

+1. As with everything, moderation. Yesterday, the girls next door grilled me two small burgers with romaine lettuce, tomato, onions, catchup, and mustard, which I followed with a few slices of...
09-04-09, 07:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,030
Posted By acoldspoon

It's like complaining about a Lancia Stratos...

It's like complaining about a Lancia Stratos coming without fully winding down windows....
09-03-09, 02:26 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,974
Posted By acoldspoon

I'm riding with stupid --------->

I'm riding with stupid --------->
09-03-09, 02:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By acoldspoon

Nope, unless I'm working out a ton, it's what my...

Nope, unless I'm working out a ton, it's what my body maintains weight at. And I make sure they aren't empty calories. This is what my body tolerates. Not all metabolisms are created equally. ...
09-03-09, 04:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By acoldspoon

Went from clydesdale to skinny-ish in six months....

Went from clydesdale to skinny-ish in six months. January 2009 I was 6'1" and 205lb. Today I am 172lb. And I'm a genuinly large boned guy. Cut out fried food, fast food, and only snack on veggies...
09-03-09, 04:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,452
Posted By acoldspoon

Maybe you should stop being a hipster slave to...

Maybe you should stop being a hipster slave to fashion and get comfortable bars designed for road racing as opposed to sprints on the track. Or was that too obvious? Noodles? Townies? Mustaches? ...
09-03-09, 04:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,030
Posted By acoldspoon

Oh I got it. I got that you bought a track bike...

Oh I got it. I got that you bought a track bike and have no clue what a track bike is. And you are complaining about correct track frame geometry because you lack any ability to ride a track bike. ...
09-03-09, 03:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,481
Posted By acoldspoon

No clips or straps, saddle angle AFU. Pointless...

No clips or straps, saddle angle AFU. Pointless ride even sans bling.
09-03-09, 03:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,265
Posted By acoldspoon

We need more bike racks in the Apple. Case in...

We need more bike racks in the Apple. Case in point.
09-03-09, 03:54 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,229
Posted By acoldspoon

I rode from Billy to B'wick to the LES and home...

I rode from Billy to B'wick to the LES and home to Billy. First real ride since I nailed a PO box to avoid a truck and lacerated my chinny chin chin. Large butterfly bandage covering my DIY glue...
09-01-09, 06:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By acoldspoon

Red Cinelli steel track frame with townie bars,...

Red Cinelli steel track frame with townie bars, Brooks grips, Campy Super Record, a basket, a ti Rolls saddle and some chrome Cane Creeks with Dugast sew-ups.
09-01-09, 05:58 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,909
Posted By acoldspoon

For those of us that rode before clipless pedals...

For those of us that rode before clipless pedals hit the scene, it's second nature and no biggie.
09-01-09, 05:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,030
Posted By acoldspoon

You ride a TRACK bike. Man the *&%# up and learn...

You ride a TRACK bike. Man the *&%# up and learn to ride with overlap. Sheesh, what a wussy post.
09-01-09, 05:41 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,974
Posted By acoldspoon

+1

+1
08-24-09, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,581
Posted By acoldspoon

Hi-ten is pure crap. These are both bikes that...

Hi-ten is pure crap. These are both bikes that you'll quickly regret having bought. Get a used bike if you can't spend more.
08-20-09, 03:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,124
Posted By acoldspoon

Basic bike to ride around town: Front brake ...

Basic bike to ride around town: Front brake
Bike for road training for track events that involve no back pressure: Rear brake
08-19-09, 07:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,047
Posted By acoldspoon

That's not what the buttons are for. Toestrap...

That's not what the buttons are for. Toestrap buttons are designed to make it easier to grasp a toestrap and tighten the strap while riding, when using a setup where you don't use the whole buckle...
08-18-09, 04:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,171
Posted By acoldspoon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLNTuxFdvvg ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLNTuxFdvvg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmDIJ68jcHk
08-18-09, 04:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,412
Posted By acoldspoon

'80's Italian paint jobs were often "special". ...

'80's Italian paint jobs were often "special". Orange peel and all.
08-18-09, 04:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,075
Posted By acoldspoon

I run my front on the right on all my bikes. ...

I run my front on the right on all my bikes. Been doing it since I got my first racing bike in the '80's. My wrench rode "English", suggested I give it a whirl, and I was quickly hooked. Been...
11-24-08, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,849
Posted By acoldspoon

Tell me this is humorous, please. The though of...

Tell me this is humorous, please. The though of you threatening me in any way is just plain laughable. But yeah, I wouldn't be opposed to a chainguard.

As to the basket. It fits my messenger...
11-24-08, 09:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,672
Posted By acoldspoon

I choose not to skid or skip.

I choose not to skid or skip.
11-24-08, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,849
Posted By acoldspoon

Works for me.

Works for me.
11-17-08, 04:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,856
Posted By acoldspoon

Um, no. Wayne Newton's generation didn't grow up...

Um, no. Wayne Newton's generation didn't grow up with fixed geared bikes as any kind of norm. He's only three years older than Eddy Merckx. To have grown up riding fixed gear as a normal childhood...
11-11-08, 02:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,498
Posted By acoldspoon

Daddy likes.

Daddy likes.
11-11-08, 02:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,672
Posted By acoldspoon

Define old. I've found adult women of most ages...

Define old. I've found adult women of most ages measure and count. Maybe your uncle Donnie was too psychotic to experience certain shared joys in life.
11-11-08, 02:04 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,350
Posted By acoldspoon

Because you can't easily loosen and tighten the...

Because you can't easily loosen and tighten the straps, which is the correct way to use toestraps and toeclips. It isn't just a matter of shoe dimensions, retention ability, or ease of release...
11-11-08, 01:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,672
Posted By acoldspoon

Professional hipster fixed gear cyclists only...

Professional hipster fixed gear cyclists only measure skids in meters or shaku. Duh.
11-11-08, 01:44 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,197
Posted By acoldspoon

I'm more concerned about Pharrel's apparent last...

I'm more concerned about Pharrel's apparent last of musical talent than with his choice in bicycles.
11-11-08, 01:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By acoldspoon

By doing nothing but riding away, you pretty much...

By doing nothing but riding away, you pretty much gave those girls permission to do it to another cyclist. Even if you felt you'd be in danger by confronting them, I fail to see why you didn't at...
11-11-08, 01:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,969
Posted By acoldspoon

Have shipped a number of things to/from APO's...

Have shipped a number of things to/from APO's using Priority Mail with no problems. On the few occasions I've confirmed that a merchant refuses to send to APO's, I boycott those merchants...
11-11-08, 01:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,849
Posted By acoldspoon

http://photos-a.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-sf2p/v353/5...

http://photos-a.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-sf2p/v353/56/124/664300332/n664300332_4842760_2690.jpg
11-11-08, 01:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,208
Posted By acoldspoon

Brakeless riding, back pressure, skids, skips,...

Brakeless riding, back pressure, skids, skips, big gears, are a bad idea for people with knee injuries. It is like bump skiing on injured knees. Sure, some people do it, but there is a very real...
11-11-08, 12:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By acoldspoon

I am a paramedic, I ride fixed, I blew a ligament...

I am a paramedic, I ride fixed, I blew a ligament in one knee riding a couple decades ago, I have cartilage damage in both knees from skiing over the last two decades. Do NOT rehab a knee injury on...
11-11-08, 12:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,414
Posted By acoldspoon

When I want to start caring what "hipsters" think...

When I want to start caring what "hipsters" think of me, I'll stop making out with their girlfriends. Until then I have a:
...
11-11-08, 12:06 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,350
Posted By acoldspoon

If you're on a budget, just get single Toshi's. ...

If you're on a budget, just get single Toshi's. I like them better than the doubles, having used both.



No offense to the poster of this picture, but this set up makes zero sense to me. It...
11-10-08, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By acoldspoon

Courting sexual dysfunction in later years, or...

Courting sexual dysfunction in later years, or just fashionably insipid?
11-10-08, 11:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,385
Posted By acoldspoon

I use Conti Gatorskin Sprinter sew-ups front and...

I use Conti Gatorskin Sprinter sew-ups front and rear and love them, can't speak to the clincher versions.
11-10-08, 11:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,529
Posted By acoldspoon

Your drinking days must have been interesting.

Your drinking days must have been interesting.
11-10-08, 11:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,672
Posted By acoldspoon

Get brakes. Avoid getting broken. That is all.

Get brakes. Avoid getting broken. That is all.
05-07-08, 02:01 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 33,772
Posted By acoldspoon

Hate to burst your bubble, but these look like...

Hate to burst your bubble, but these look like they weren't made for cycling and probably offer none of the benefits of cycle touring sneakers. Can you honestly tell me that they are much stiffer...
04-28-08, 12:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,056
Posted By acoldspoon

Just thought I'd weigh in on this one as the...

Just thought I'd weigh in on this one as the resident paramedic from NYC. If for some odd reason a patient was hurt badly enough for this to be an issue, there would already be an engine on scene...
Forum: Touring
04-24-08, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,744
Posted By acoldspoon

The best way I can describe the original...

The best way I can describe the original Cannondale touring shorts is that they were built a little like Sportif shorts but a wee bit baggier, larger side pockets with snaps, built in cycling liner,...
04-22-08, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By acoldspoon

Yes, you could use an eccentric rear hub or...

Yes, you could use an eccentric rear hub or bottom bracket.
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