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09-20-06, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,559
Posted By jimmat

Im no experienced cross racer but I tried a few...

Im no experienced cross racer but I tried a few on an old touring frame with down tube shifters. In the last race I was out sprinted by a dude on a mountain bike because I was too skered to let go...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-06, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By jimmat

Mountain gearing

After getting beat up last weekend in the mountains riding my standard "road" set up (52/39 x 11/27) Im thinking about running a mountain cassette (11/32or34) with the road cranks, 9 speed durace sti...
08-09-06, 12:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,554
Posted By jimmat

everyone wears a uniform of some fashion

everyone wears a uniform of some fashion
07-18-06, 01:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,093
Posted By jimmat

soma and surly

soma and surly
07-18-06, 01:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,023
Posted By jimmat

Yeah I once mentioned that I wanted to be the...

Yeah I once mentioned that I wanted to be the first person to race a fixed recumbant and my friend told me...yeah and I will be the first person to kick your ass!
06-09-06, 09:33 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,990
Posted By jimmat

If you don't think motorist carry around...

If you don't think motorist carry around aggression from run ins with whack bikers you must not live in the dirty south, north, east or west. If you piss off a motorist you are putting the rest of...
06-09-06, 09:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,109
Posted By jimmat

I liked the BK frame but the fork is weak. A...

I liked the BK frame but the fork is weak. A friend of mine claims his dented when he caught his hand in the front wheel...don't ask how his hand got there. I crashed into a down rider at TTown and...
06-08-06, 10:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,990
Posted By jimmat

Oh good, just what I need more pissed off...

Oh good, just what I need more pissed off motorist who seek revenge against any biker they see b/c of some whack **** somebody did b/c they thought it was cool. Yea, that's so not cool its stupid...
06-05-06, 12:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 909
Posted By jimmat

still looks better n my black 54 bk that I...

still looks better n my black 54 bk that I trashed at ttown! By trashed I mean destroying the fork and criping the downtube against a down rider's back! Lucky he wasn't hurt much. Me I gots the...
05-23-06, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By jimmat

krimped down tube

I hit my front end hard destroying the fork and crimping the down tube, the frame looks straight but there is about a 1/2 inch perpendicular "fold" in the down tube, not very deep but more that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-06, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By jimmat

Scott Cr1

I have the opportunity to purchase a very lightly, never raced, crashed etc 2005 CR1 in my size from a trusted friend for a great price.
Ive read the roadbikereviews which sound all good...just...
05-04-06, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By jimmat

fork for bareknucle

Any recommended replacement forks for a 1" threadless Bk frame? I trashed mine in a crash at TTown so while my clavical is mending I can replace the fork. SOMA's has been suggested...thanks jT
04-30-06, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By jimmat

injury recovery

Im wondering about how injuries effected others return to racing?

I broke my clavical 2 weeks ago, had surgery and am expected to have a full recovery. That is months away. By mid summer / fall...
Replies: 24
Views: 851
Posted By jimmat

yeah that was my first official race on the...

yeah that was my first official race on the track. unfortunately I went down in that crash and broke collarbone in 3 places, just got surgery which was a success. Tendon from hamstring harvested to...
03-16-06, 12:13 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 84,383
Posted By jimmat

IDES OF MARCH RACE RVA 3/18/06 5pm $5 ...

IDES OF MARCH RACE
RVA
3/18/06 5pm
$5
Kanawha Plaza 9th and Canal Streets
11 years running...longest running alleycat on the EC?
03-16-06, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,018
Posted By jimmat

go to re-cycles and get hooked up oh and don't...

go to re-cycles and get hooked up
oh and don't forget the Ides of March ride this weekend
02-16-06, 12:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,304
Posted By jimmat

Ive had two experiences the first was awesome,...

Ive had two experiences the first was awesome, quick perfect in all ways.
The second is the exact opposite. They are nice on the phone and say all the right stuff but the item has still not been...
02-10-06, 03:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,044
Posted By jimmat

uhhhhh...I have not had any problems with the pro...

uhhhhh...I have not had any problems with the pro races. Yeah I've only had one set that I raced on every week last season (mostly crits) no flats and no slips. I have been planning to get a new...
02-10-06, 02:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,883
Posted By jimmat

don't loose the manifest ditto on riding with...

don't loose the manifest
ditto on riding with someone who knows the streets
roll on sew ups...one race I was in required deflating and removing both tires and swithching front to back...I was...
02-07-06, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,270
Posted By jimmat

I have a 54 bk and the stand over is high I don't...

I have a 54 bk and the stand over is high I don't have the measurement in front of me but it is tall like a 56.
I also think the top tube is short, I felt a bit too close until I put on a 120 stem...
02-03-06, 09:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,120
Posted By jimmat

I had the same questions last month...I went with...

I had the same questions last month...I went with the Bare Knuckle. I actually wanted a lugged steel italian whatever I decided that the Bk was more to my liking for street and speedway racing. So...
02-01-06, 03:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,577
Posted By jimmat

The latest hipster trend around here is to cut...

The latest hipster trend around here is to cut off a set of cruiser handlebars and run them upside down so the bars trail back and down...like cafe bars on a classic motorcycle...how tight is that!
01-27-06, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,493
Views: 197,789
Posted By jimmat

That road fork? looks whack to me

That road fork? looks whack to me
01-25-06, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3,493
Views: 197,789
Posted By jimmat

I have one of these in black. It hurts my arse...

I have one of these in black. It hurts my arse and is heavy. I wonder if a pink one would be better?
01-24-06, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By jimmat

fork options

Im looking into replacing the butt ugly fork on a bareknuckle/eai/messuno...any suggestions for after market steel track forks?
01-19-06, 12:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,293
Posted By jimmat

I just bought a EAI/Bareknuckle/Nessuno to...

I just bought a EAI/Bareknuckle/Nessuno to replace the steel lugged frame in this attatchment. Why? The frame you see is too big for me. It's a squareish 58 c2c, tight true track geometry with a...
01-12-06, 03:28 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,301
Posted By jimmat

find a crit course, we raced around a cemetary...

find a crit course, we raced around a cemetary until they kicked us out last summer. We found a couple of industrial areas with warehouses etc that are shut down on Sundays when we race so that...
01-12-06, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,493
Views: 197,789
Posted By jimmat

Dang...things just got complicated for you tall...

Dang...things just got complicated for you tall dudes!
01-12-06, 12:52 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,301
Posted By jimmat

Build it and they will come!

Build it and they will come!
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By jimmat

Yeah thanks for the feedback. Im probably going...

Yeah thanks for the feedback. Im probably going to stay with steel. I have an aluminum road racing bike and I dig it but it has carbon stays and fork. Ive been racing a steel lugged frame but its...
01-10-06, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 812
Posted By jimmat

Hey I thought Boogerbikes and Tink were RVA...

Hey I thought Boogerbikes and Tink were RVA institutions? Could this be some kind of a paralllllllllellll universe?
01-10-06, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3,493
Views: 197,789
Posted By jimmat

1938 Schwinn Paramount Track Bike, very rare....

1938 Schwinn Paramount Track Bike, very rare. Excellent condition. See photograph. $15,000. Call 248-307-1156 or email cheetahv@earthlink.net
01-10-06, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 497,361
Posted By jimmat

I have a 58 c2c steel lugged frame of unknown...

I have a 58 c2c steel lugged frame of unknown origin, pure track geometry, one small pea sized ding on top tube, no rust etc, strong red paint, campy headset and bottom bracket.

I want a 55-56 of...
01-10-06, 08:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,815
Posted By jimmat

Keep front wheel turned in direction of foward...

Keep front wheel turned in direction of foward foot.
Seek sweet spot where weight is evenly distributed between each pedal.
Stay off butt, stand
Practice
As far as nick names...what about PumaPunk
01-10-06, 08:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,869
Posted By jimmat

Good, I'd like to hear how the BK rides expecally...

Good, I'd like to hear how the BK rides expecally is there overlap on the front tire? stiffness? acceleration? rear end grip.
Replies: 0
Views: 373
Posted By jimmat

opinions on Bare Knuckle/EAI frame

besides butt ugly, how do these frames perform? looks tight, stiff and fast esp the black one. Ive seen them go for $400-$580. Someone must have an idea about these?
01-09-06, 12:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,869
Posted By jimmat

Opinions on Bare Knuckle/EAI frame

Besides butt ugly, how do these frames perform? They look tight, stiff and fast...esp the black. Ive seem them priced from under $400 to $580. Someone has to have an idea or two about this?
01-09-06, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3,493
Views: 197,789
Posted By jimmat

What is the feedback on the Bareknuckle/EAI...

What is the feedback on the Bareknuckle/EAI frames?
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By jimmat

Frame advice

I looking for some advice about a frame purchase. I want to race on the street, on the local speedway (.33 mile oval, barely banked, torn up asphalt car track) and occassionally at t-town.
Im pretty...
01-09-06, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By jimmat

frame advice

I looking for some advice about a frame purchase. I want to race on the street, on the local speedway (.33 mile oval, barely banked, torn up asphalt car track) and occassionally at t-town.
Im...
01-06-06, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By jimmat

I think it would be helpful to provide...

I think it would be helpful to provide measurments rather than "typical guy" jargon.
I am 6' tall, 32 " inseam (pant size) and (sleeve) measurment is also 32"
I have found that I am most...
01-06-06, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3,493
Views: 197,789
Posted By jimmat

OK, so only one opinion about the Waterford...? ...

OK, so only one opinion about the Waterford...?
What about this?
http://cgi.ebay.com/Sekai-Track-Bike-54cm-Velocity-Sugino-Nitto-MKS-WTB_W0QQitemZ7207988215QQcategoryZ98084QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
...
01-05-06, 03:16 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,147
Posted By jimmat

If I didn't have such an awesome woman I wouldn't...

If I didn't have such an awesome woman I wouldn't have so many bikes or have as much fun.
01-05-06, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3,493
Views: 197,789
Posted By jimmat

right on...I figured that out...so what do you...

right on...I figured that out...so what do you think about that frame? Could a 57.5 c2t seat tube measurement really be a c2c 56?
01-05-06, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3,493
Views: 197,789
Posted By jimmat

what do you mean? not really looking for a...

what do you mean? not really looking for a parent just some thoughts about the frame
01-05-06, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3,493
Views: 197,789
Posted By jimmat

What do you think this frame is worth, will go...

What do you think this frame is worth, will go for etc.

Not calling dibs on this cuz I will make my best bid and if someone wants to pay more, right on.

...
12-23-05, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3,493
Views: 197,789
Posted By jimmat

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7205614365&rd=1&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWA%3APIC&rd=1

This looked like a good deal, someone dib'sd it here...did you get it?
Im wanting a 56 steel...
12-20-05, 02:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,854
Posted By jimmat

Having spent 1 month in aclamating, here is what...

Having spent 1 month in aclamating, here is what Im doing as base 1 training for the next 6 weeks

Monday 30-40min walk

Tues Strenght Training 10min warm up on whatever, 2 sets 8 reps, squats,...
Replies: 23
Views: 1,183
Posted By jimmat

Yeah, our road team had LT testing this past...

Yeah, our road team had LT testing this past weekend and basically the feedback was "You need to do more base, level 2 rides" Long, slow, distance. "American's...when you ride slow you go too fast...
Replies: 23
Views: 1,183
Posted By jimmat

Having spent 1 month in aclamating, here is what...

Having spent 1 month in aclamating, here is what Im doing as base 1 training for the next 6 weeks

Monday 30-40min walk

Tues Strenght Training 10min warm up on whatever, 2 sets 8 reps, squats,...
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