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05-04-07, 06:11 PM
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Posted By 46x17

Proof it!

Proof it!
05-02-07, 12:41 PM
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Posted By 46x17

strength is not a function of width

strength is not a function of width
05-02-07, 09:39 AM
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Posted By 46x17

how is a 1/8th easier to tension? on a whole...

how is a 1/8th easier to tension?

on a whole there is no difference in strength or performance between a 1/8th and 3/32ns chain. Both widths come in a variety from excellent to crappy. Both are...
04-05-07, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,052
Posted By 46x17

remove top tube pad. look at your top tube. line...

remove top tube pad. look at your top tube. line up top tube with chain. see how parallel they are.
03-28-07, 10:52 AM
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Posted By 46x17

Frame not sure what year possibly 89 or 90. Model...

Frame not sure what year possibly 89 or 90. Model is a Reparto Corse track handmade in Italy. Tubing not sure. Most likely Columbus. Fully chromed fork and dropouts. The downtube is ovalized at the...
03-28-07, 10:48 AM
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Posted By 46x17

It is a Reparto Corse track it came with that...

It is a Reparto Corse track it came with that fork. Not drilled
03-28-07, 10:30 AM
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Posted By 46x17

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/182/437066858_d7a25...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/182/437066858_d7a251873f_b.jpg
03-22-07, 10:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,134
Posted By 46x17

I will feel the 5mm differnce betw. 165 to 170...

I will feel the 5mm differnce betw. 165 to 170 cranks on my bicycle in a blind test. I bet my cranks on it.
03-22-07, 10:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,134
Posted By 46x17

Guess anything that will keep a cog on well and...

Guess anything that will keep a cog on well and is of decent quality. Conversly , I assume a hub with reverse threaded lockring threads is called a track hub, but a Level hub would work too for...
03-21-07, 08:05 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By 46x17

I agree with the sutherland statement. Even when...

I agree with the sutherland statement. Even when changing them back and forth repeatedly? Taper angle is the same so how would using ISO cranks on a Jis taper widen them more than Jis on Jis? Then...
03-21-07, 08:02 PM
Replies: 92
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Posted By 46x17

What about rear hubs, lockrings, and cogs?

What about rear hubs, lockrings, and cogs?
03-14-07, 01:18 PM
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Posted By 46x17

And yet the majority of fixie riders can barely...

And yet the majority of fixie riders can barely pull a half way decent skid, let alone trackstand without wobbling all over.
02-23-07, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 943
Posted By 46x17

YES! PREACH IT! that silly narrow bar crap...

YES! PREACH IT!

that silly narrow bar crap needs to end!
02-10-07, 04:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,949
Posted By 46x17

YOU HIPSTER:p

YOU HIPSTER:p
02-09-07, 11:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,641
Posted By 46x17

Salsa!

Salsa!
02-05-07, 09:03 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By 46x17

Also note the high five in the end :D !

Also note the high five in the end :D !
02-05-07, 09:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,433
Posted By 46x17

Albuquerque, NM! You ever skate those ditches...

Albuquerque, NM! You ever skate those ditches there?
02-05-07, 08:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,436
Posted By 46x17

Riding with a handbrake does not?

Riding with a handbrake does not?
02-05-07, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,436
Posted By 46x17

Don't listen to them. You are doing just fine. ...

Don't listen to them. You are doing just fine.

Guys get over it!
The whole brakelessness (I prefer calling handbrakeless) is way more harmless than people want you to believe. It is really no big...
02-01-07, 07:47 PM
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Views: 1,126
Posted By 46x17

why not?

why not?
02-01-07, 02:18 PM
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Posted By 46x17

THink of force being applied to spoke tugging on...

THink of force being applied to spoke tugging on both ends.

Think of straight spokes vs. DB ones.

Which one will stretch more and where?

Right the DB one will stretch more! Where? In the...
02-01-07, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 942
Posted By 46x17

Because stress will not be as concentrated at the...

Because stress will not be as concentrated at the ends (elbow, nipple) where spokes fail, due to the more flexible thinner midsection.
01-30-07, 11:26 AM
Replies: 68
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Posted By 46x17

your pedalling is usesless! We can tell anyway!

your pedalling is usesless! We can tell anyway!
01-25-07, 05:47 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,706
Posted By 46x17

Normal drops with hoods are GREAT! (better than...

Normal drops with hoods are GREAT! (better than bullhorns!)

My hate only extends to track drops for road use!
01-25-07, 03:43 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,706
Posted By 46x17

Me too! Risers are the best for street!

Me too! Risers are the best for street!
01-25-07, 03:35 PM
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Posted By 46x17

and while anatomic might not be ideal it is...

and while anatomic might not be ideal it is widely used for drops and people understand what it means.

http://www.fujibikes.com/2007/bikes.asp?id=277&subcat=

See!
01-25-07, 03:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,706
Posted By 46x17

He is right though! Track drops are "dumb...

He is right though!


Track drops are "dumb as hell" on the street!
01-25-07, 01:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,948
Posted By 46x17

It is great! The main benefit of threadless is...

It is great! The main benefit of threadless is the way it attaches. the steertube diameter (+/- 1/8") makes little difference and the shims on the market today are excellent. The reason they became...
01-25-07, 01:20 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By 46x17

Threaded is the worst! Mechanically speaking a...

Threaded is the worst! Mechanically speaking a threaded setup is idiotic! Just think how it attaches the stem to the steertube. THe threadless solution is far supirior.

Also if you ride steel...
01-25-07, 01:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,188
Posted By 46x17

Why is so hard for you to understand that pulling...

Why is so hard for you to understand that pulling is no problem with straps?

You certainly do not need to pull any harder than when just riding and there too the strap is sufficient.
(in fact you...
01-25-07, 12:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,188
Posted By 46x17

No, you don't need to pull hard at all! It is all...

No, you don't need to pull hard at all! It is all smooth balancing! If you pull hard you lose your balance.
Can you do them?
01-25-07, 12:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,188
Posted By 46x17

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/107/280106809_d9c54...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/107/280106809_d9c548aef0_m.jpg

One footed trackstand while playing yoyo works fine for me even with clips and straps.
Also works just fine without the foot on the...
01-25-07, 11:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,188
Posted By 46x17

why clipless?

why clipless?
01-09-07, 07:46 PM
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Views: 2,467
Posted By 46x17

This is where this thread should have ended....

This is where this thread should have ended. Salsa is the answer!
01-02-07, 05:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By 46x17

Thank you!

Thank you!
12-31-06, 05:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,761
Posted By 46x17

What is the benefit of being in a bike gang? Is...

What is the benefit of being in a bike gang? Is it protection?
I read fixed magazine and some of those people in there are also in bike gangs or are messanger.
How many bike gangs are there in san...
12-31-06, 12:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 932
Posted By 46x17

Izumi chains: Their cheap model is not even made...

Izumi chains: Their cheap model is not even made for bicycles - they are terrible. You are better off getting a wipperman or sram with the money. However, Izumi Esh or V are very nice.

I stripped...
12-30-06, 06:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,761
Posted By 46x17

a deavise for sloing dauwn like a coasterbreak.

a deavise for sloing dauwn like a coasterbreak.
12-30-06, 06:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,761
Posted By 46x17

if I didn't know that you live in SF I would...

if I didn't know that you live in SF I would think you live in SF. But yeah carbon fiber! It sucks for swordfighting! Do you think I should ride the bars narrower even if it hurts my wrists. Can you...
12-30-06, 10:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,761
Posted By 46x17

I heard that is dangerous. I skid a lot with no...

I heard that is dangerous. I skid a lot with no hanbreak. Do you think it will last? Rotafics?
12-30-06, 10:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,761
Posted By 46x17

high flange low flange has nothing to do with...

high flange low flange has nothing to do with wheel strength in any practical way. The issue is quality and wheelbuilding skill. High quality hub laced with high quality spokes to a high quality rim...
12-29-06, 06:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,761
Posted By 46x17

Oh so that is what I did wrong. I used grease and...

Oh so that is what I did wrong. I used grease and no lockring. Is yours a flip flop. Can I loctite it still you think?
12-29-06, 05:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,761
Posted By 46x17

Formulas don't hold up. They strip. Save...

Formulas don't hold up. They strip.

Save yourself the headache and get phils.
12-27-06, 06:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,910
Posted By 46x17

Could be. I ride handbrakes regularly on my...

Could be. I ride handbrakes regularly on my geared bike. I'lll upgrade the pads and see what it does. Currently I could not come to an immediate stop going 28mph. Sure quicker than the fix but still...
12-27-06, 06:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,910
Posted By 46x17

Yes, I agree! The whole 'being ashamed of brake'...

Yes, I agree! The whole 'being ashamed of brake' thing it so silly.
It is personal preference not a better or worse thing.
12-27-06, 06:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,910
Posted By 46x17

The reason you become more watchful is because...

The reason you become more watchful is because you perceive riding without a handbrake as an increased risk.

Same as walking through a supposedly bad neighbourhood or driving on a busy street.
...
12-27-06, 06:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,910
Posted By 46x17

Most people I know that have pics up on fgg ride...

Most people I know that have pics up on fgg ride quite hard and lots of miles too.
If you are not riding in the country there a plenty of places to stop to get some water and food.
My tools fit...
12-27-06, 05:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,910
Posted By 46x17

Stop calling it brakeless! It is a...

Stop calling it brakeless!

It is a drivetrain brake!

I don't pull kids in a trailer yet so I can't comment on how hard that would be with a drivetrain brake. However, I would most likely use a...
12-27-06, 04:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,910
Posted By 46x17

Well in DC it is the LAW now that you can ride a...

Well in DC it is the LAW now that you can ride a fixed wheel without handbrake.
So legislatetors DID change it for the better.

The fixed wheel brake is same deal as a coaster brake and nobody...
12-27-06, 03:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,910
Posted By 46x17

Just cause Oregon jumps off a cliff does not mean...

Just cause Oregon jumps off a cliff does not mean everyone else will.

Check this! http://bikeportland.org/2006/11/22/washington-dc-fixes-their-fixed-gear-law/


1204.1 Each bicycle shall be...
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