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07-16-08, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By absntr

Hey C - That build sounds about right. She...

Hey C -

That build sounds about right. She could always save moolah by using her existing saddle and wheelset (I used my Ksyrium SL's last cross season but am moving those to the new roadie and...
07-07-08, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By absntr

Thanks for the answer dirty! I got word back...

Thanks for the answer dirty!

I got word back from Lemond, 31.8 it is.
07-07-08, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By absntr

Dog fang sizing for Lemond Poprad

I'm looking to install a Deda Dog Fang on my 08 Lemond Poprad and was trying to figure out what size the Dog Fang should be. I understand that regular tubing takes 28.6 and that 31.8 and up are for...
10-05-07, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,538
Posted By absntr

Beautiful bike. As mentioned above, did the...

Beautiful bike.

As mentioned above, did the rear cable hole design come from the SpeedVagen?

How does it hold up? And what makes it smooth through the holes? I've had that with the SpeedVagen,...
08-13-07, 06:16 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 20,342
Posted By absntr

Been a while since I've been on this forum and to...

Been a while since I've been on this forum and to come back to this news is just so sad. Shiznaz was one of the oldest members here I can remember and he will be missed, undoubtedly. Ride on, Charles.
06-21-07, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 972
Posted By absntr

I'm going to throw out an odd opinion perhaps,...

I'm going to throw out an odd opinion perhaps, but it almost sounds like you'd be better served with a Rivendell Bleriot (http://rivbike.com) complete or a Kogswell (http://kogswell.com).
06-19-07, 08:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,087
Posted By absntr

Thanks for the kind words regarding my Bob...

Thanks for the kind words regarding my Bob Jackson and nice work on yours but this is the nicest Bob Jackson stateside and was the inspiration for mine ;):
...
05-10-07, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By absntr

I want that Cynar jersey still. It's on...

I want that Cynar jersey still. It's on sale....hmmm.
05-10-07, 09:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,838
Posted By absntr

Just Nittos - 42cm b123's.

Just Nittos - 42cm b123's.
05-09-07, 01:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,838
Posted By absntr

I love my Bob Jackson dearly. I get asked online...

I love my Bob Jackson dearly. I get asked online and off about it often and so I wrote this post about it and my experience with ordering one. BTW, the colour on mine is Celeste Cosmos....
04-24-07, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 463,870
Posted By absntr

LOOKING TO TRADE: One good condition Ortlieb...

LOOKING TO TRADE:

One good condition Ortlieb Messenger backpack in RED

FOR

The same but in BLACK.

PM me please.
04-17-07, 08:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,494
Posted By absntr

I've seen enough of his bags to know what I...

I've seen enough of his bags to know what I wanted -- I ordered the bag shortly after I made a trip to SF and rode with and saw some friends out there. I also got to try the bag on so that helped a...
04-17-07, 09:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,227
Posted By absntr

Oh crap, you're right. I haven't seen it in ages....

Oh crap, you're right. I haven't seen it in ages.

I'd get it painted if Duane would send me the chips when he's not busy, you know, painting your frame.

;)
04-17-07, 09:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,494
Posted By absntr

I love my Freight backpack. Travis for the win!

I love my Freight backpack. Travis for the win!
04-16-07, 11:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,227
Posted By absntr

Heh, that's my custom fork, built by mcatano...

Heh, that's my custom fork, built by mcatano himself.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-07, 03:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,247
Posted By absntr

Chzman -- to this day, your Ti fixie is still one...

Chzman -- to this day, your Ti fixie is still one of my favourites.
02-27-07, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,857
Posted By absntr

Indeed -- I've been told to use zipties for more...

Indeed -- I've been told to use zipties for more security but I'm concerned about theft for one (I can take them with me if need be), and that they release if anything got stuck in there. I love that...
02-27-07, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,857
Posted By absntr

I've owned both. ;) I still own the Bob Jackson...

I've owned both. ;) I still own the Bob Jackson since that's what I replaced the Soma with.

Ironically or not, the Soma Rush -- the older version with Reynolds tubing -- was what got me into...
02-22-07, 12:08 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,063
Posted By absntr

Thick snow stuck on tires and a tight clearance...

Thick snow stuck on tires and a tight clearance as so, do that:

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/32/49780952_fb890b8ac5.jpg

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/28/49781024_6b6aed8071.jpg

Moki - the...
02-22-07, 12:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,072
Posted By absntr

Personally, I want to see this bike. Last...

Personally, I want to see this bike.

Last summer, I realized that I wanted a bike that would be cross-compatible but could be stripped down to a plain fixed gear bike.

Seng Chen's S&S'd...
02-21-07, 04:39 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,063
Posted By absntr

Far better prepared this year: ...

Far better prepared this year:
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/162/395400847_e8f3d69073_o.jpg

Last winter:
http://dcc.absenter.org/foto/misc/colnago_snow_01.jpg...
02-18-07, 02:11 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,256
Posted By absntr

Oh, nice. I actually have those bars. I had my...

Oh, nice. I actually have those bars. I had my Bob Jackson set up similarly (it's long been changed since the specs on Velospace -- quite similar to yours save I kept the all Campy wheels) but went...
02-18-07, 10:14 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,256
Posted By absntr

What bars are those 12XU? The Mercian's very nice.

What bars are those 12XU? The Mercian's very nice.
02-15-07, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By absntr

Judah tried to lull me into it but I'll be at...

Judah tried to lull me into it but I'll be at SXSW from the 9th to 14th. Yohei is hanging out here in Chicago at the end of February and then to NAHBS with Ezra and then they're headed to Austin to...
02-14-07, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By absntr

Oh, Kai. I miss reading his philosophy and...

Oh, Kai.

I miss reading his philosophy and his attitude to be more of an atelier with patrons vs. a businessman, which unfortunately, he wasn't very good at.

Ultimately, I think he needed to...
02-12-07, 08:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,234
Posted By absntr

Ken -- time to also get that Mercian you've...

Ken -- time to also get that Mercian you've talked about for years now. ;)

Regarding cranks: DA's are the only cranks I have not ridden out of the lot.

I'll get to Sugino first: I run 75's on...
02-07-07, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,814
Posted By absntr

Good people and like Landgolier says, more of a...

Good people and like Landgolier says, more of a mail order business than a LBS. I've bought a few things from them, most notably a Brooks Swift (they have really good prices on Brooks saddles).
...
02-05-07, 11:34 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 15,785
Posted By absntr

Mattface posted my old Colnago earlier. This...

Mattface posted my old Colnago earlier.

This is how tight it was, running 21c tubulars. If the tire wasn't perfectly straight, it rubbed. If you were leaned over the front end, it rubbed.
...
Forum: For Sale
02-03-07, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,356
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 309,153
Posted By absntr

Have: Black Fizik Arione -- pseudo suede down...

Have:
Black Fizik Arione -- pseudo suede down the middle.

Want:
Fizik Aliante -- any colour
02-01-07, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By absntr

Get a Bob Jackson, it sounds right up your alley.

Get a Bob Jackson, it sounds right up your alley.
01-30-07, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 888
Posted By absntr

Euro shops carry these and they pop up on Ebay as...

Euro shops carry these and they pop up on Ebay as well, but they're Conti GP-4000s in hot pink, also for Telecom/T-Mobile from the last two seasons.
01-30-07, 09:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,219
Posted By absntr

Because everyone's at the other party now:...

Because everyone's at the other party now: http://chifg.com
01-24-07, 08:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,839
Posted By absntr

Ditto -- my guess is that they switched to a...

Ditto -- my guess is that they switched to a content management system/e-commerce package that hasn't had it's templates tweaked by a designer/developer so they're left with an "out of the box" look....
01-19-07, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 243,410
Posted By absntr

Thanks -- and yes, that's kind of ironic. Do you...

Thanks -- and yes, that's kind of ironic. Do you have to switch shoulders then? I imagine the clavicle will heal no?
01-17-07, 09:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,829
Posted By absntr

Canada, Halifax to be exact.

Canada, Halifax to be exact.
01-17-07, 08:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,829
Posted By absntr

Damn, I thought just a week ago you were having...

Damn, I thought just a week ago you were having mild temps!

That's intense.

It's in the low 20's as a high, teens at night here. That damn Polar Jet!
01-12-07, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 463,870
Posted By absntr

Want: 700c, clincher, machined front road...

Want:
700c, clincher, machined front road wheel. #-spoke/carbon/minimal-spoke type wheels preferably. HED, tri-spoke, Aerospoke (no Spinergy please) or Rolf Vector, Easton and the like. OR classic...
01-12-07, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 243,410
Posted By absntr

New bag came in the mail two days ago. ...

New bag came in the mail two days ago.

Freight Baggage (http://freightbaggage.com), custom medium backpack with some extra details made by Travis Poh in San Francisco.

32 photos and details...
01-12-07, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By absntr

I have a Pearl White Kashimax Aero, NJS stamped....

I have a Pearl White Kashimax Aero, NJS stamped. I believe the Aero's are the BMX ones with no padding. mine is covered and has padding.
01-12-07, 07:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,498
Posted By absntr

$199 for a turbo? They may have a bunch of...

$199 for a turbo?

They may have a bunch of NOS stuff (I've tracked stuff down there before but...) but they also price them at collector's prices (...which is why I never end up buying anything...
01-10-07, 08:58 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,187,918
Posted By absntr

Good to see you're still rollin' on the Colnago,...

Good to see you're still rollin' on the Colnago, last I heard you were about to give it up! Nice to see you around again.
01-09-07, 07:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,552
Posted By absntr

Ask 128 about vintage Cinelli stems -- he has too...

Ask 128 about vintage Cinelli stems -- he has too many.

Personally, I'd go with something new over old depending on how much usage that bike gets. Metal fatigue and all that.

Edit: On further...
01-04-07, 06:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,694
Posted By absntr

Visitor -- that's just illin'. Goddamn. I...

Visitor -- that's just illin'. Goddamn.

I too see gears in my future -- though whether it'll be from a roadie or an xc is to be decided.
01-04-07, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 284,406
Posted By absntr

As someone who's shipped a few frames across the...

As someone who's shipped a few frames across the country, I'm going to say that $40 is quite fair. If you don't have easy access to bike boxes, then a box from UPS is about $15. Another $5 for...
12-21-06, 08:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,384
Posted By absntr

Threadless steerer tubes are thinner than...

Threadless steerer tubes are thinner than threaded tubes -- since they don't take forces and torque the same way. If you need to get the fork threaded, do as fixedpip posted above and what Mikkelsen...
12-14-06, 10:25 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,256
Posted By absntr

I feel the Bob Jackson love here.

I feel the Bob Jackson love here.
12-12-06, 06:08 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,256
Posted By absntr

My Bob Jackson: ...

My Bob Jackson:

http://static.flickr.com/29/99943580_ad7ac1c338_o.jpg

The Girl's Mercian:

http://static.flickr.com/118/285310703_79fd713a0b_o.jpg
12-09-06, 12:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,623
Posted By absntr

We are back at the IP address Kevin posted. DNS...

We are back at the IP address Kevin posted. DNS is in propogation....
12-08-06, 05:51 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,623
Posted By absntr

Jason -- sweet lord, you turned the Surly into a...

Jason -- sweet lord, you turned the Surly into a SA 2/3-speed! Looks great. Touring I see.
12-07-06, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,209
Posted By absntr

The Wrench is back! Oh happy joy joy.

The Wrench is back! Oh happy joy joy.
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