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06-17-10, 12:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,655
Posted By pyroguy_3

I got one of these (North Face Solaris 40) "free"...

I got one of these (North Face Solaris 40) "free" with a trip I booked with a travel agency. It has "verti-cool" technology and has held up pretty well. I have used it for some camping and hiking....
10-28-09, 09:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,408
Posted By pyroguy_3

I just have a cheap pair of Somas, but I don't...

I just have a cheap pair of Somas, but I don't think I'll ever ride with a single strap setup again. After moving to doubles I feel that my feet are more secure in the pedals. Each strap applies...
08-26-09, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By pyroguy_3

That movie was almost too painful to watch. If I...

That movie was almost too painful to watch. If I made a movie, and halfway through realized how much of an untalented stooge I actually looked like, I think I probably wouldn't post the movie.
08-09-09, 10:16 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,892
Posted By pyroguy_3

These references are not reputable. Please cite...

These references are not reputable. Please cite the supporting evidence as to how being a vegan is more healthy than not being one from a peer-reviewed journal or another acceptable scientific...
07-21-09, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By pyroguy_3

I had the exact same problem. Do like was said...

I had the exact same problem. Do like was said before: pull harder. After a couple days of riding they loosen up and form to the shape of your foot.
07-12-09, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,733
Posted By pyroguy_3

I saw barely any road bikes in Amsterdam. The...

I saw barely any road bikes in Amsterdam. The roads that I saw weren't that bad, but I sure wouldn't have wanted to ride a bike with over 60 psi in the tires.
06-17-09, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,733
Posted By pyroguy_3

I think it looks more like a freewheel cog. I can...

I think it looks more like a freewheel cog. I can see a black lockring (maybe) and then there's a gap right underneath the teeth which looks like that of a freewheel's.
06-16-09, 09:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,430
Posted By pyroguy_3

Most renters insurance will cover a fair amount...

Most renters insurance will cover a fair amount of loss. When I got my policy I only had to put riders on it for my computers (up to about 3-4000, I forget exactly) and my fiance's ring. Since I have...
06-01-09, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,733
Posted By pyroguy_3

This dude's looking to be thrown to the ground...

This dude's looking to be thrown to the ground when his shoelace gets caught in the chain.
06-01-09, 09:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,646
Posted By pyroguy_3

I like the pics, nice lighting and such forth.

I like the pics, nice lighting and such forth.
05-24-09, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 674
Posted By pyroguy_3

"The design would utilize current technologies...

"The design would utilize current technologies and materials.Carbon fiber would make up the majority of the frame with the exception of connection and hinge points.
The lower frame portion...
05-22-09, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,733
Posted By pyroguy_3

Hmmmm, totally badass chopper bike that the guy...

Hmmmm, totally badass chopper bike that the guy probably built himself? Nope, sorry not jackass. I bet it doesn't turn for anything though.
05-16-09, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By pyroguy_3

Throw some washers in there and find out how...

Throw some washers in there and find out how solid it will be. If it seems okay, then I don't see any reason not to do it.
05-15-09, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,733
Posted By pyroguy_3

Wouldn't one be apt to choose an American built...

Wouldn't one be apt to choose an American built frame then?
05-12-09, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,733
Posted By pyroguy_3

llnn, birdman, quit trolling. Or if you're not...

llnn, birdman, quit trolling. Or if you're not trolling, quit being gigantic tools. Birdman1, of course it's a weiner-contest, and you're the main perpetrator. You issue these challenges for people...
05-07-09, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 1,843,001
Posted By pyroguy_3

Please god don't let somebody butcher this frame...

Please god don't let somebody butcher this frame into some hack-assed conversion.
05-07-09, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,733
Posted By pyroguy_3

Haha, usually I am all for the absurd colors, but...

Haha, usually I am all for the absurd colors, but something about the purple and green seems a little dinosaurish to me. The look on his face, however, is absolutely priceless.
05-06-09, 10:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,285
Posted By pyroguy_3

What school is it that is so safe? Realize that...

What school is it that is so safe? Realize that it only takes one person of questionable morals to make a bike disappear. I go to a school of about 30,000 in central Illinois and I use a krypto...
05-03-09, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By pyroguy_3

Exactly what I did when I converted my old road...

Exactly what I did when I converted my old road bike.
04-27-09, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,031
Posted By pyroguy_3

That small hole in the second picture is where...

That small hole in the second picture is where the chain is supposed to go for the whip.
04-25-09, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,733
Posted By pyroguy_3

Not exactly group consensus, just one guy who...

Not exactly group consensus, just one guy who doesn't know what he's talking about.
04-23-09, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,902
Posted By pyroguy_3

The ones furthest back are the 15 degree's I...

The ones furthest back are the 15 degree's I think. I would imagine they are measured in the following manner: put the center of a circle at the center of a pair of bars level with the ground, define...
04-22-09, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,733
Posted By pyroguy_3

If the front tire weren't held on by zipties I...

If the front tire weren't held on by zipties I would say this is yet another totally unjackass altbike some nincompoop posted in the jackass thread because they're ignorant of what it actually is....
04-19-09, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By pyroguy_3

No eno hub is needed. Throw a chain tensioner on...

No eno hub is needed. Throw a chain tensioner on there and we're in like Flynn.
04-19-09, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By pyroguy_3

I like the multiple threads option over the one...

I like the multiple threads option over the one big thread idea. The big thread concept would make using the search function more difficult since the title of this thread would have nothing to do...
04-19-09, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,733
Posted By pyroguy_3

Ugh, and the obvious-plane goes soaring over your...

Ugh, and the obvious-plane goes soaring over your head.
04-15-09, 08:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,932
Posted By pyroguy_3

forward. front wheel and frame (front is quick...

forward. front wheel and frame (front is quick release, back isn't)
04-13-09, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By pyroguy_3

And she was delicious.

And she was delicious.
04-09-09, 09:57 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,322
Posted By pyroguy_3

Full-(read over full)time graduate student in...

Full-(read over full)time graduate student in chemistry. Concentrating in physical-atmospheric chemistry.
04-09-09, 08:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,791
Posted By pyroguy_3

Paging Captain Obvious, Captain Obvious to the...

Paging Captain Obvious, Captain Obvious to the front desk please.
04-07-09, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,356
Posted By pyroguy_3

This sounds suspiciously like makeinu's stupid...

This sounds suspiciously like makeinu's stupid chain post. Can we get an i.p. check here Mods?
04-07-09, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By pyroguy_3

Jeebus Cripes this guy must be posting drunk or...

Jeebus Cripes this guy must be posting drunk or something. The amount of error perpetrated in those two sentences makes my head hurt.
04-06-09, 01:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,665
Posted By pyroguy_3

Not that I would ever buy an obviously stolen...

Not that I would ever buy an obviously stolen bike from a pawn shop, but say I did. Here is what would happen to you if you pulled something like that on me back home (STL). If you pulled up next to...
04-06-09, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5,484
Views: 1,253,519
Posted By pyroguy_3

Just cut the extra tabs off.

Just cut the extra tabs off.
04-06-09, 08:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 711
Posted By pyroguy_3

This is probably not what you're looking for but...

This is probably not what you're looking for but you could use shellac over cloth tape. I've never done it myself, but I've seen a bike or two on here that has had it. Check...
04-05-09, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By pyroguy_3

Thanks LoRoK. I see where you're coming from. I...

Thanks LoRoK. I see where you're coming from. I hope it wont be a problem for me. a couple pairs of my shoes are pretty wide (skate style shoes) so I hope the quad-gates will allow for wearing...
04-05-09, 11:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,816
Posted By pyroguy_3

Didn't bother to look through the whole website,...

Didn't bother to look through the whole website, but you do realize none of those are steel. You know, that malleable metal that CAN withstand small dents without catastrophically failing. Are there...
04-05-09, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By pyroguy_3

Just threw down the cash on the Soma oppy...

Just threw down the cash on the Soma oppy quad-gates, a pair of MKS Sylvan Road's, and the Soma double-straps. I'm not sure about the double straps though. I've not really heard anything about the...
04-04-09, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By pyroguy_3

sp00ki, thanks for the great replies. I'm...

sp00ki, thanks for the great replies. I'm definitely going to get the quad gates + whatever decent-quality combo of straps I can find cheapest. The quads do look sturdier, and the allcity ones look...
04-04-09, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By pyroguy_3

Thanks for the great responses. Does anybody have...

Thanks for the great responses. Does anybody have any suggestions other than the Somas (the only ones I can find actually) for quad-gates? Also, I don't remember if I asked this in the o.p. but has...
04-04-09, 05:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,816
Posted By pyroguy_3

I have a friend who's steel mtb frame had a dent...

I have a friend who's steel mtb frame had a dent like that on the top tube. He rode with it like that for about a year. Probably not the best idea with a mtb, but I never said he was smart. Well,...
04-04-09, 01:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,918
Posted By pyroguy_3

That would totally hold M16 rounds.

That would totally hold M16 rounds.
04-04-09, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By pyroguy_3

quad-gate vs not quad-gate clips

I have been contemplating my upcoming pedal/clip purchase for a while, and I've decided I would like some form of double strap setup. My question is: will I feel much difference between a quad-gate...
04-03-09, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By pyroguy_3

I've never had a Bontrager part fail on me. I...

I've never had a Bontrager part fail on me. I have, however, had a saddle from them that was absolutely the most uncomfortable saddle I've ever owned. It was super hard though, so if I'd have gotten...
04-03-09, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By pyroguy_3

How to you "thread on a fixed sprocket"? You can...

How to you "thread on a fixed sprocket"? You can modify your freewheel to be "fixed", but to thread on a cog you need a hub with threads.

Formula hubs are cheep and haven't failed me after 2 years...
04-01-09, 09:13 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,569
Posted By pyroguy_3

This joke is boring.

This joke is boring.
04-01-09, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,485,733
Posted By pyroguy_3

Pretty much. The overall force imparted on the...

Pretty much. The overall force imparted on the wheel would remain constant, ignoring the rebound and shift in body weight because of the travel. The impulse (force x change in time) would be less....
03-31-09, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,130
Posted By pyroguy_3

How does this stuff hold up in the rain? I can...

How does this stuff hold up in the rain? I can see doing something like this to my commuter, but it gets wet every once in a while if I'm caught off guard with the rain.
03-28-09, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By pyroguy_3

That video just made me throw up in my mouth a...

That video just made me throw up in my mouth a little bit. Reminds me of the Tech deck things. I'm pretty sure there were bmx bikes too. Wasn't somebody just saying the FG "fad" is dying? Ha! it's...
03-27-09, 03:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,224
Posted By pyroguy_3

I'm really digging your bar set up, did you...

I'm really digging your bar set up, did you fabricate the grips yourself? Also, what kind of brake lever is that, I feel as if I need one immediately.
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