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01-17-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,284
Posted By MbruceL

OP asked which were more comfortable. I didn't...

OP asked which were more comfortable. I didn't see the point of TT saying neither and that anyone who uses them is doing it as a fashion statement.

That would be like, in a thread where someone...
01-17-11, 01:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,284
Posted By MbruceL

I guess using track bikes on the street is a...

I guess using track bikes on the street is a fashion statement too... if you were looking for something more effective you'd ride a geared road bike...

With this logic, at least.

OP wasn't...
01-17-11, 12:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,284
Posted By MbruceL

...and track bikes were never intended to be used...

...and track bikes were never intended to be used on the street. Just because it's not its intended use doesn't mean it shouldn't be done. I'm pretty sure if people had to wear specific shoes with...
01-09-11, 12:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,484
Posted By MbruceL

It's not supposed to come like that. Whether it's...

It's not supposed to come like that. Whether it's okay or not, I dont know. But mine didn't have that, however it did have one small paint chip on the frame, and one on the fork, but it wasn't...
12-24-10, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By MbruceL

some good examples: ...

some good examples:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/366912-Christmas-lights-ho-ho-ho!
12-23-10, 10:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,064
Posted By MbruceL

49:17

49:17
12-20-10, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By MbruceL

dat rolling resistance

dat rolling resistance
12-09-10, 12:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By MbruceL

this aint no mecca. this place is ****ed

this aint no mecca. this place is ****ed
12-08-10, 11:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By MbruceL

I hear that's where the wolves come out...

I hear that's where the wolves come out...
12-01-10, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By MbruceL

thanks!

thanks!
12-01-10, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By MbruceL

I'm sure this is asked all the time...

...but for the life of me, I can't find how to figure out what Bottom Bracket tool I need. I've been searching the forums for the past few hours and am still clueless.

Here's my BB. ...
11-21-10, 11:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 47,926
Posted By MbruceL

None of my friends ride bicycles at all... much...

None of my friends ride bicycles at all... much less fixed gears. But I did try my commute the other day without shifting to get a feel for what gearing I'd go with, and I was amazed at how much...
11-19-10, 11:08 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 27,910
Posted By MbruceL

What frame is this?

What frame is this?
11-19-10, 12:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,738
Posted By MbruceL

Thanks! I'll read both of those. I seriously...

Thanks! I'll read both of those. I seriously appreciate it.
11-19-10, 12:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,738
Posted By MbruceL

How exactly would that affect it?? And I...

How exactly would that affect it?? And I apologize if I sound clueless... but I am. apparently even more so that I thought. haha
11-19-10, 12:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,738
Posted By MbruceL

Do you mean aggressive handling vs. less...

Do you mean aggressive handling vs. less aggressive handling?

Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't an aggressive geometry give you quicker handling, more nimble a little less 'stable' ect.??
11-19-10, 12:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,738
Posted By MbruceL

Thanks! I'll check it out

Thanks!
I'll check it out
11-19-10, 12:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,738
Posted By MbruceL

Oh, thanks. As I also said in my post I dont know...

Oh, thanks. As I also said in my post I dont know what alot of cycling terms mean. (although I thought I knew that one haha)

So, would you consider the Scrambler any less aggressive than the...
11-19-10, 12:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,738
Posted By MbruceL

downward sloped toptube as opposed to upward...

downward sloped toptube as opposed to upward sloped toptube. I included that in my post.
11-18-10, 11:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,738
Posted By MbruceL

How much does frame geometry matter?

I'm not talking about a huge difference, just a slight one.

Excuse me if I dont use the proper cycling terms... but I've decided I want a fixed gear bike. While looking at Framesets I've found a...
11-15-10, 07:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 47,926
Posted By MbruceL

Thanks for all the responses. I think I'll be...

Thanks for all the responses. I think I'll be getting/building a fixed gear very soon. Does anyone have any suggestions as far as frame sets go?? I'm looking at the Eighth Inch Scrambler V3 right...
11-15-10, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,203
Posted By MbruceL

thanks for posting this. I've been looking at the...

thanks for posting this. I've been looking at the Scrambler frame set for a while now. I think this just put it over the top, I'll have to get it thanksgiving weekend, as long as they get enough...
11-14-10, 07:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 47,926
Posted By MbruceL

How practical are fixed gear bikes for hilly commutes??

So, I've been looking at fixed geared bikes alot lately, and the more I look at them, the funner they seem. I think it would be something I would enjoy, and I would get one in a heartbeat, if I lived...
Forum: Commuting
11-02-10, 02:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By MbruceL

176593

176593
Forum: Commuting
10-29-10, 10:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,141
Posted By MbruceL

You're not taking into account that many people...

You're not taking into account that many people will exercise regardless.... Meaning if you commute by bicycle you dont have to pay for a gym membership ect... Also if you were planing on exercising...
10-28-10, 07:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,015
Posted By MbruceL

Yeah. If I was driving I wouldn't exactly expect...

Yeah. If I was driving I wouldn't exactly expect a 20mph vehicle to zip by on a cross WALK. If you were in the road it would be his fault but as far as I see it, when the driver "forced you from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-10, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By MbruceL

Question about group rides, lycra, and vintage bicycles

So, I recently bought a road bike that I've been using to commute on as well as fun rides that I do which amount to at least 100+ miles a week. Because I use my road bike to commute I put a rack on...
Forum: Commuting
10-23-10, 10:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,644
Posted By MbruceL

wow, I'm surprised I didn't think of that...

wow, I'm surprised I didn't think of that already. I'll deffinately try it out soon.
Forum: Commuting
10-23-10, 10:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,644
Posted By MbruceL

Well, Does anyone here happen to have any good...

Well, Does anyone here happen to have any good breathable saddle suggestions. And keep in mind I'm not trying to break the bank. just something that's comfortable and may help my "situation" haha
...
Forum: Commuting
10-23-10, 11:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,644
Posted By MbruceL

haha. I figured this would be a good choice for...

haha. I figured this would be a good choice for my first post. Thanks for all the helpful posts. So far I'm not ready to take the plunge into cycling specific clothing, mainly because of cost. So, if...
Forum: Commuting
10-23-10, 12:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,644
Posted By MbruceL

Sweaty Butt!

Hello,

This is my first post on Bike Forums. I'm a relatively new bicycle commuter and when I ride to work or school (22 miles round trip) I generally have to change clothes on arrival, which is...
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