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12-15-07, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5,030
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Posted By freebird

http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u102/bigrednay/...

http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u102/bigrednay/P1010517-1.jpg

The Weapon.
Spot Brand, Sram Force, FSA Kwing bars, TRP carbon brakes,King HS, Thomson, Toupe.
Looks tiny, but is actually 60cm...
11-11-07, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 874
Posted By freebird

Excellent review and setup notes for these very...

Excellent review and setup notes for these very brakes here:

http://www.bikeman.com/content/view/1342/42

Best of luck.
10-10-07, 09:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,898
Posted By freebird

Yeah, I bought a dozen of those ^^^ from Nashbar...

Yeah, I bought a dozen of those ^^^ from Nashbar for $24 each and paid for a new bike selling them on ebay. Some dude in Japan gave me $202 for a perforated one. It was so sweet.
07-21-07, 02:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,775
Posted By freebird

Yeah, man. I went drinking up in the north and...

Yeah, man. I went drinking up in the north and had a great time. I'm liking the feel of some of those neighborhoods.

It took me 14 minutes (by bike) to get from se21st and Division to my...
07-19-07, 06:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,775
Posted By freebird

I just moved here on Sunday. Wife and kids are...

I just moved here on Sunday. Wife and kids are still holding it down in another state while I get us settled in. Use Craigslist. I found a good job with health insurance in 48 hours, and a cheap-ass...
07-05-07, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By freebird

Travis is a bike messenger. He's a really nice...

Travis is a bike messenger. He's a really nice guy, but he gets swamped and sometimes things don't show up on time. I will not talk any sh*t, since the last thing I got from him took like 6 days. My...
07-05-07, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By freebird

Air, mon frere.

Air, mon frere.
07-05-07, 08:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,627
Posted By freebird

Done.

Done.
07-01-07, 09:34 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 17,632
Posted By freebird

Why is every Kenevans the best bike I've ever...

Why is every Kenevans the best bike I've ever seen? Good god, man!
06-30-07, 11:33 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,719
Posted By freebird

You know, living in SF and hating on Oakland is...

You know, living in SF and hating on Oakland is so 10 years ago. Oh, that's right, you just moved there what, three weeks ago?

Prick.
06-30-07, 06:28 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,719
Posted By freebird

I can't say about the Critical Mess action, but...

I can't say about the Critical Mess action, but kids have been rolling trikes with slap and tinfoil in the spokes for years. The scraper bike is not a new phenomenon.

As far as riding in Oakland...
06-30-07, 03:20 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,719
Posted By freebird

This might be the least weird thing you see while...

This might be the least weird thing you see while walking down "90".
06-30-07, 01:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,756
Posted By freebird

Three decades ago: ...

Three decades ago:

http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u102/bigrednay/1979_Colnago_Pista_forkcrown-250x18.jpg
06-30-07, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,756
Posted By freebird

Hey, Grant Peterson, thanks for the lesson. You...

Hey, Grant Peterson, thanks for the lesson. You have seen a track bike before, right? They're the ones without the 8 inches of Technomic stem or the canvas bags hanging all over them.
06-30-07, 01:36 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 16,026
Posted By freebird

Moving to Portland in two weeks. Is my bike gonna...

Moving to Portland in two weeks. Is my bike gonna get stolen?
06-30-07, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,701
Posted By freebird

Them's the NACCc shoes. They janky.

Them's the NACCc shoes. They janky.
06-29-07, 07:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,374
Posted By freebird

Scrapers are much hipper than anything else these...

Scrapers are much hipper than anything else these days. Hipster.
06-28-07, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,369
Posted By freebird

The best is clicking into the 52-11 and hammering...

The best is clicking into the 52-11 and hammering down that hill at 45mph.
06-27-07, 11:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,821
Posted By freebird

(1) You must have clipless. If you roll around on...

(1) You must have clipless. If you roll around on a chrome Pista with platform pedals, it will make the baby Jesus cry.
(2)http://businesscycles.com/toc.htm Oh, yes.
(3) Ultegra. I'm sure somebody...
06-27-07, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By freebird

Goof off will make that go away. It will look...

Goof off will make that go away. It will look like it's dulled the powdercoat, but just hit it with some Turtle Wax and the shine will come right back.
06-25-07, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By freebird

There. ...

There.

http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u102/bigrednay/P1010105.jpg
06-25-07, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By freebird

I have a Dambala 29er SS. I've been flogging it...

I have a Dambala 29er SS. I've been flogging it hard and I think I'm really, really in love.
06-21-07, 07:58 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,631
Posted By freebird

edited, apparently.

edited, apparently.
06-20-07, 10:55 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,631
Posted By freebird

It would have killed those poor bastards over...

It would have killed those poor bastards over there.
06-20-07, 07:15 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,631
Posted By freebird

Pitboss' post was perfectly in bounds. The...

Pitboss' post was perfectly in bounds. The resulting thread was exactly what one would expect; Outrage from the humorless prigs and dullards, while the rest of us were (only) mildly amused.

God,...
06-20-07, 07:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,080
Posted By freebird

Felt.

Felt.
06-17-07, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,254
Posted By freebird

I have a couple of 100 year old banjos and all...

I have a couple of 100 year old banjos and all the hardware is nickel, except where it's rubbed off from lots of hands to show the brass underneath. Beausage.
Go for it.
06-14-07, 09:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,970
Posted By freebird

That's actually a perfect scale: Rapha at one end...

That's actually a perfect scale: Rapha at one end and Scraper at the other.
Where do you fall?
05-18-07, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By freebird

Plus schlubbing around on the bus sucks. You'll...

Plus schlubbing around on the bus sucks. You'll be happy on your bike, and really, it's worth any amount of money to get a chance to ride around SF for a week. Most people will never get the chance....
05-18-07, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By freebird

American Cyclery had a couple sets at one time....

American Cyclery had a couple sets at one time. Give them a call (and be prepared for sticker shock).
05-18-07, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By freebird

Also, make double sure that you are using the...

Also, make double sure that you are using the short attatchment screws i.e.
there are no threads protruding out the bottom of the cleat. (since on the road version the cleat is attatched to the...
05-16-07, 08:37 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,415
Posted By freebird

My pilgrimage to the Tecate brewery. ...

My pilgrimage to the Tecate brewery.

http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u102/bigrednay/IMG_1170.jpg
05-14-07, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,712
Posted By freebird

Tanks mang. Sadly, those parts are part of the...

Tanks mang. Sadly, those parts are part of the Romic diaspora now. I will always love that bike. You can't tell from the photo but it was a super crazy green/gold flip-flop sparkle.


Ah, and Chub...
05-14-07, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,712
Posted By freebird

Loved my Romic, but sold it off last year. All...

Loved my Romic, but sold it off last year. All the one's I've seen were 531 (except I think somebody posted a photo of a weird aero-tubed bike) and had pretty nice lugwork. This one had Suntour track...
05-12-07, 12:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,437
Posted By freebird

One word: Altendorf.

One word: Altendorf.
05-12-07, 07:10 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,437
Posted By freebird

Messy. ...

Messy.

http://i166.photobucket.com/albums/u102/bigrednay/P1000171.jpg


Sugar-pill, your cabinet shop makes me want to cry.
05-10-07, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 893
Posted By freebird

That's what I'm talking about.

That's what I'm talking about.
05-10-07, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 893
Posted By freebird

Mary bars. Cool bike.

Mary bars.
Cool bike.
05-10-07, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,122
Posted By freebird

You sniff the bottle too, huh? Wifey makes me...

You sniff the bottle too, huh?
Wifey makes me clean guns in the shop because the smell of Hoppe's makes her feel "all weird".
05-10-07, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,122
Posted By freebird

Yeah, that bluing won't do anything to protect...

Yeah, that bluing won't do anything to protect against rust.
Get some Johnsons paste wax and put a couple of good coats on there. It'll shine nicely and be protected. It's what I use on the iron...
05-10-07, 06:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,122
Posted By freebird

Sick sick sick sick sick sick. I don't usually...

Sick sick sick sick sick sick. I don't usually gush like this.
05-10-07, 06:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,885
Posted By freebird

Dude, I cant believe they let you anywhere near a...

Dude, I cant believe they let you anywhere near a track on that thing. No offense meant here, but you are a total nut-job. I'm in awe.
05-08-07, 03:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,145
Posted By freebird

Or in a 3 bedroom house in my "town"...

Or in a 3 bedroom house in my "town"...
05-05-07, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By freebird

Hard Chrome Taint. Go ride, eventually the nerves...

Hard Chrome Taint. Go ride, eventually the nerves will die and you'll be one step closer to cycling godliness.
05-03-07, 10:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,379
Posted By freebird

All this old mayo is making my snatch hurt. Cut...

All this old mayo is making my snatch hurt. Cut it out.
05-03-07, 05:13 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,621
Posted By freebird

^^^Rope-a-dope!^^^

^^^Rope-a-dope!^^^
04-30-07, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,553
Posted By freebird

Except these guys -- http://www.63xc.com/ Who say...

Except these guys -- http://www.63xc.com/ Who say that 63 g.i. is somehow "Classic".
04-29-07, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 504,637
Posted By freebird

1-Put a zip tie around the chainstays, and...

1-Put a zip tie around the chainstays, and another thru the mounting tab on the fender and around the first ziptie.
2-Drill two small holes in the fender and run a zip tie or two around the brake...
04-29-07, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,553
Posted By freebird

Totally depends on where you live, and what kind...

Totally depends on where you live, and what kind of riding you're doing.
I won't take the poll because I'm too dumb to understand what those numbers mean.
I run 32/22 because it's steep here. Also,...
04-29-07, 06:14 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,621
Posted By freebird

Hells yes.

Hells yes.
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