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08-12-14, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 753,225
Posted By jim-bob

Non-drive side, cellphone picture. Sorry! ...

Non-drive side, cellphone picture. Sorry!
http://entirely-adequate.com/can%20of.jpg
08-12-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 141,267
Posted By jim-bob

It's quicker than it has any right to be. ...

It's quicker than it has any right to be.
http://entirely-adequate.com/litterrun.jpg
07-24-14, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,591
Posted By jim-bob

Why are you aiming a firearm at a cinelli in the...

Why are you aiming a firearm at a cinelli in the first place? Seems wasteful imo.
07-23-14, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,690
Posted By jim-bob

It's good enough for Richard Sachs and his cx...

It's good enough for Richard Sachs and his cx bikes.
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07-01-14, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,821
Posted By jim-bob

My bikes are worth dozens of dollars, easy.

My bikes are worth dozens of dollars, easy.
06-28-14, 01:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,722
Posted By jim-bob

I can skid with any gearing - just grab a handful...

I can skid with any gearing - just grab a handful of rear brake.
06-28-14, 01:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,410
Posted By jim-bob

Sweet, another steel taiwanese frame. I totally...

Sweet, another steel taiwanese frame. I totally get the guy that would keep it safe from harm because a gem like that gotta be protected at all times.
06-28-14, 01:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,123
Posted By jim-bob

Thanks for the wisdom - next time I want my bars...

Thanks for the wisdom - next time I want my bars to look totally embarrassing I'll give your way a shot.
Forum: Commuting
12-12-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,330
Posted By jim-bob

I picked up a pair of the Commuter Cargos and...

I picked up a pair of the Commuter Cargos and they're pretty much the worst pants i've ever owned. Weirdly heavy feeling because each pocket is actually two pockets (envelope style and a snap pocket...
04-26-11, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By jim-bob

I have three or four sansin hubs in rotation and...

I have three or four sansin hubs in rotation and they've held up pretty well.
04-26-11, 02:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,185
Posted By jim-bob

Can you even get non-clipless pedals without...

Can you even get non-clipless pedals without cages? Like, just spindles? Why would you want to?
04-26-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,648
Posted By jim-bob

I rode those pedals with cleats. In 1989....

I rode those pedals with cleats.

In 1989. There's no reason to use them these days.
04-26-11, 01:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,506
Posted By jim-bob

Wait, so let me get this straight.. You can't...

Wait, so let me get this straight.. You can't change gears? Crazy, man.
04-26-11, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,555
Posted By jim-bob

Talk to your local framebuilder, there's no...

Talk to your local framebuilder, there's no reason to buy a thrashed ex-race bike.
04-26-11, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 812
Posted By jim-bob

Sweet, an all-in-one! The wrong tool for every...

Sweet, an all-in-one! The wrong tool for every job!
04-19-11, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7,701
Views: 2,082,365
Posted By jim-bob

Yum, I love Mikkelsens. How's it treating you?

Yum, I love Mikkelsens. How's it treating you?
04-19-11, 03:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,200
Posted By jim-bob

Predates the 'fixie craze', small, light : ...

Predates the 'fixie craze', small, light :
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04-19-11, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 584,224
Posted By jim-bob

YES! here's one of my geared things. ...

YES!

here's one of my geared things.
http://entirely-adequate.com/mik29er/042910/side.jpg
04-15-11, 05:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,686
Posted By jim-bob

Why wouldn't you space your flanges as far apart...

Why wouldn't you space your flanges as far apart as possible?
04-15-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,009
Posted By jim-bob

Go up one tooth on the chainring? Why bother?

Go up one tooth on the chainring? Why bother?
04-15-11, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 55,333
Posted By jim-bob

I like my stuff.

I like my stuff.
04-15-11, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By jim-bob

I haven't found tubing to make that much of a...

I haven't found tubing to make that much of a difference, once you're out of the gaspipe range. I've got bikes with tange ultimate, 4130, ishiwata 019, reynolds 531, and god knows what else, and they...
04-15-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,416
Posted By jim-bob

The Grip Kings are nice pedals, but while they're...

The Grip Kings are nice pedals, but while they're plenty long front-to-back, they're actually fairly narrow side-to-side.
04-15-11, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 55,333
Posted By jim-bob

I build the same bike over and over again. My...

I build the same bike over and over again. My bikes are all so similar it's a little disheartening sometimes.

I can't seem to get rid of bikes or bags. Every time I pick something up, it's...
04-15-11, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 601,502
Posted By jim-bob

Full fenders.. ain't gonna happen. ...

Full fenders.. ain't gonna happen.
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04-15-11, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 496,988
Posted By jim-bob

Indestructo bike gets most of the townie duty...

Indestructo bike gets most of the townie duty these days:
http://entirely-adequate.com/chameleon.jpg
04-15-11, 04:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,200
Posted By jim-bob

I'm perfectly happy with a peanut butter wrench...

I'm perfectly happy with a peanut butter wrench or my paragon ti 15mm/bottle opener.
04-15-11, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 601,502
Posted By jim-bob

Jackass? Yeah I got jackass. ...

Jackass? Yeah I got jackass.
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http://entirely-adequate.com/twitchster.jpg
04-15-11, 04:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,775
Posted By jim-bob

MKS Touring Lites are pretty great.

MKS Touring Lites are pretty great.
04-15-11, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,229
Posted By jim-bob

sweet, i can go back to my 650c deep-Vs

sweet, i can go back to my 650c deep-Vs
12-13-10, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,611,199
Posted By jim-bob

Parts bin bike: ...

Parts bin bike:
http://entirely-adequate.com/chameleon.jpg

..well, not entirely. i had to buy brakes, levers, and a seatpost clamp.
12-13-10, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,498
Posted By jim-bob

I seem to stick to a formula.. ...

I seem to stick to a formula..
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http://entirely-adequate.com/chameleon.jpg
12-05-10, 03:01 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 14,197
Posted By jim-bob

http://entirely-adequate.com/thiscat.jpg ...

http://entirely-adequate.com/thiscat.jpg
http://entirely-adequate.com/graspy.jpg
12-05-10, 02:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,982
Posted By jim-bob

MKS Touring Lites are my second favorite pedals...

MKS Touring Lites are my second favorite pedals of all time. I'd be running XC Pro on everything if I could find 'em, but...
12-05-10, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,780
Posted By jim-bob

Just tight enough to not drop the chain. Once...

Just tight enough to not drop the chain.
Once you go slack, you never go back.
12-02-10, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,114
Posted By jim-bob

Just get a rock, all these tools are a ploy to...

Just get a rock, all these tools are a ploy to siphon money from your wallet.
12-02-10, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,036
Posted By jim-bob

ew.

ew.
12-02-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7,701
Views: 2,082,365
Posted By jim-bob

My latest score came with rollercams front and...

My latest score came with rollercams front and rear.
http://entirely-adequate.com/cdale/side.jpg
12-02-10, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 584,224
Posted By jim-bob

18 speeds of fury! ...

18 speeds of fury!
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12-02-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,091
Posted By jim-bob

How the hell can you hate Ourys? They've been...

How the hell can you hate Ourys? They've been keeping my hands comfy for like 20 years now.

On drop bars, I like two layers of good ol' cloth tape.
12-02-10, 06:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,659
Posted By jim-bob

The SS MTB weighs in just under 20 pounds with...

The SS MTB weighs in just under 20 pounds with big heavy rubber on.
The 3rensho conversion comes in at 21 or so.
The Holland track bike is about 18.
12-02-10, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,578
Posted By jim-bob

I've fit a 2.35" tire on a 26"/559 deep v, so...

I've fit a 2.35" tire on a 26"/559 deep v, so 700x35 should be just fine.
12-02-10, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,067
Posted By jim-bob

Poll: Make my own decisions, or ask a forum of...

Poll: Make my own decisions, or ask a forum of people I don't know to make them for me?
12-02-10, 05:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,789
Posted By jim-bob

Sweet! Fifteen hundred for a 20-year old...

Sweet! Fifteen hundred for a 20-year old production bike! Aluminum, no less.

PS: Guy with the brake lever on the seatpost, that's awful and you should be ashamed of yourself.
09-29-10, 05:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 17,134
Posted By jim-bob

I'm still riding a radial-laced mtb wheel I built...

I'm still riding a radial-laced mtb wheel I built in 1990. It's held up pretty well so far.
09-29-10, 04:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,605
Posted By jim-bob

Sloping top tubes rule. ...

Sloping top tubes rule.
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09-29-10, 04:43 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 50,711
Posted By jim-bob

not all that heavy, just awkward.. ...

not all that heavy, just awkward..
http://entirely-adequate.com/vandal.jpg
09-29-10, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By jim-bob

Seriously? For 1200 I'd much rather go with...

Seriously? For 1200 I'd much rather go with someone that's been doing this awhile.
09-29-10, 04:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 17,134
Posted By jim-bob

Easier to lace while drunk?

Easier to lace while drunk?
09-29-10, 04:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,820
Posted By jim-bob

every bike needs a bell.

every bike needs a bell.
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