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01-28-15, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 928
Posted By spinerguy

I used to own a Specialized SingleCross which...

I used to own a Specialized SingleCross which technically it's a fixed hybrid and a pretty decent one if you ask me.

This model was short lived. I don't believe is made anymore but you can find...
11-30-12, 06:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,162
Posted By spinerguy

Dayummm, I'll see you guys next year, or the year...

Dayummm, I'll see you guys next year, or the year after :D
11-30-12, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By spinerguy

Not always. It happened to me last year. It...

Not always.

It happened to me last year. It was a brand new Ultegra 10 spd chain, found later online that some experienced premature failures which was attributed to a bad batch. Some develop...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-12, 11:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,273
Posted By spinerguy

They do degrade over time but the recommended...

They do degrade over time but the recommended timeframe is about 8 yrs.
11-16-12, 12:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,094
Posted By spinerguy

I run mine at 100psi, my weight is 140 lbs. I...

I run mine at 100psi, my weight is 140 lbs. I believe there's very little to gain at higher pressure, as far as rolling resistance is concerned.
11-12-12, 11:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,108
Posted By spinerguy

Most likely you got an older model. I also got...

Most likely you got an older model. I also got this crankset few weeks ago and the box was clearly labeled as a 2012 model.

Comparing it to older models' pictures posted here, it appears that...
11-05-12, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By spinerguy

I'm 99.9 % positive it will fit.

I'm 99.9 % positive it will fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-12, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3,036
Views: 85,177
Posted By spinerguy

Must be a little windy, she's only doing 15mph....

Must be a little windy, she's only doing 15mph. That's going to be a long 112 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-12, 03:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,431
Posted By spinerguy

Foam works great in the short run as it tends to...

Foam works great in the short run as it tends to degrade rather quickly, in few years is just dead weight.
11-02-12, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By spinerguy

I may be interested, but don't want to drive too...

I may be interested, but don't want to drive too far to ride so I'm going o play this one by ear to see where it goes.
I'm located in middle OC and a rather mediocre climber (2 hrs to hit Baldy...
11-01-12, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By spinerguy

"Buon Giorno Papa!" "Iam not your *papa*, I...

"Buon Giorno Papa!"

"Iam not your *papa*, I am your god-damned father!" :D



Couple of years ago, saw in VS HD the female Little 500 race, seriously had no idea still takes place.
Chicks...
11-01-12, 05:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,210
Posted By spinerguy

..or saddle prints. Anyone here have ridden a...

..or saddle prints. Anyone here have ridden a leopard print saddle? :)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-12, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,218
Posted By spinerguy

Not really. I think my multitool, keys, co...

Not really.

I think my multitool, keys, co pump/cartridges would tear holes in pockets faster that I'd want to replace my jerseys.

I hate seat bags but if I'm going to use one, its going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-12, 04:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,818
Posted By spinerguy

One of my great moments in sportsmanship was when...

One of my great moments in sportsmanship was when I raced a beaver, being the gentleman am I, the only proper thing was to let it finish first. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-12, 04:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,394
Posted By spinerguy

Had the same thought when I saw the pic. The...

Had the same thought when I saw the pic. The failure is exactly at the location where the sensor would be. Such sensors stay in place usually with a couple to zip ties.
I use a GPS for tracking...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-12, 12:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,728
Posted By spinerguy

Ahhhhhhaaahhhhaaa Bob is going rogue! ...

Ahhhhhhaaahhhhaaa Bob is going rogue!

Mid-life crisis eh Bob?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-12, 12:06 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,394
Posted By spinerguy

Hope all is well recovering. I recently had...

Hope all is well recovering.

I recently had a little accident myself: brand new chain snapped, ripped rear derrailer and got solidly lodged between spokes and cassette. Fortunately I was climbing...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-12, 12:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,456
Posted By spinerguy

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=spi...

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=spinner&page=2


You're welcome.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-12, 10:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,456
Posted By spinerguy

It's not a fair comparison. Despite my...

It's not a fair comparison.

Despite my nickname, I'm more of a masher than a spiner, because our fixed gear are geared for *normal* street use, not top velocity, I simply cannot keep with roadies...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-12, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,571
Posted By spinerguy

Agree, however this is nothing new. I...

Agree, however this is nothing new.

I remember few years back, it was so easy to pick/search for a single item, now in hopes you spend more time sifting thru tons of s&*&% (and hopefully snag...
10-26-12, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,978
Posted By spinerguy

I'm running T2 Profile Design bullhorns, maybe Im...

I'm running T2 Profile Design bullhorns, maybe Im just used to them but I'd never go back to round bars. Yes, these are much more comfortable for that exact reason you mention. Last week went on a 53...
10-26-12, 01:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,756
Posted By spinerguy

they did what?? while you pick your...?? sure you...

they did what?? while you pick your...?? sure you went to the right shop? :eek:
10-25-12, 11:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,756
Posted By spinerguy

There's a bunch of Performance bikes stores all...

There's a bunch of Performance bikes stores all over town, I like these because they have most tools in stock without having to wait a week for backorders.

Make sure you buy 1/8" whip, the 3/32"...
10-22-12, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By spinerguy

Without a doubt SART is the fastest and most...

Without a doubt SART is the fastest and most direct path. If you are in East Anaheim Brookhurst has bike lanes going south, after fwy 22 many streets such as Bushard, Magnolia, Newland etc have nice...
10-21-12, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By spinerguy

It appears to be a Profile Design Aqua Rack with...

It appears to be a Profile Design Aqua Rack with a custom holding bracket.

I'm another bullhorn convert, prefer it over drop bars any day. Control and leverage are superior for street use.
10-21-12, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 703
Posted By spinerguy

I have a PD set but they don't fit my ergo shaped...

I have a PD set but they don't fit my ergo shaped carbon bars and they are an overkill on my SS tool-around bike. :(

Most mornings, breeze is calm to non-existent and after PM, predominant winds...
10-20-12, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4,869
Views: 574,304
Posted By spinerguy

Dark and ominous as the name suggest, I thought...

Dark and ominous as the name suggest, I thought it would only be proper. :D
10-20-12, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4,869
Views: 574,304
Posted By spinerguy

My new (to me) Fetish Attack: ...

My new (to me) Fetish Attack:

http://i694.photobucket.com/albums/vv305/spinerguy/Fetish_zpse213d87d.jpg
10-20-12, 03:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,450
Posted By spinerguy

Except for the flat finish, the Masi Speciale...

Except for the flat finish, the Masi Speciale green comes to mind. Saddle and bar tape are light brown, black components (silver crankset tho).Real nice and balanced colour combo. You may want to...
10-17-12, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,985
Posted By spinerguy

As I commented in another thread, had placed an...

As I commented in another thread, had placed an order for this crankset. While waiting for arrival and reading many BF threads, some as recent as mid 2012 stated that it was a hit or miss fitting and...
10-17-12, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By spinerguy

I'm not sure about east of 605 but from there...

I'm not sure about east of 605 but from there it's a lot safer to go a little further South (from El Dorado Park) until you connect with Lampson St. Go east on Lampson.
Right (north) on Bookhurst...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-12, 11:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 750
Posted By spinerguy

Technically you don't have a cassette, what you...

Technically you don't have a cassette, what you have is a *freewheel* they may look similar but the guts inside are completely different.

You cannot put a cassette there as they are not...
10-12-12, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,274
Posted By spinerguy

If Cinelli had an updated re-release on the...

If Cinelli had an updated re-release on the Alter, I'd most likely buy one (only came in 1")

In the mean time I'm in love with FSA, got the OS-99 to match the stock FSA carbon track on my FTP, my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-12, 01:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,003
Posted By spinerguy

I got the fake red and white Radars from a...

I got the fake red and white Radars from a Taiwanese seller on flea bay last year, honestly I was very disappointed with fit and quality. They r sitting in a drawer..unused, not even once.

Next...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-12, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By spinerguy

I got the Yakima King Joe Pro, much better...

I got the Yakima King Joe Pro, much better quality and construction than any of those mentioned above, for just few bucks more.:thumb:
10-10-12, 07:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,550
Posted By spinerguy

To OP: if you have track ends, I'd highly...

To OP: if you have track ends, I'd highly recommend chain tensioners.

As a noob I struggled to find the delicate balance between too tight/not enough, soon after I learned to "walk the wheel"...
10-08-12, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 308,111
Posted By spinerguy

Ad is still up: ...

Ad is still up:

http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/bik/3303573530.html

When *I* conclude any sale on CL I take my ads down immediately. ;)


Don't bother with the seller tho, I bought it...
10-08-12, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3,120
Views: 308,111
Posted By spinerguy

I just got a "beater" at craigs for $300. Not...

I just got a "beater" at craigs for $300.
Not exactly dirt cheap but considering that it's a Fetish Attack with Velocities + carbon fork made me pull the trigger on this one. It's a good fit also....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-12, 06:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,092
Posted By spinerguy

Ok, lets see, where do I start? as far as design...

Ok, lets see, where do I start? as far as design goes, head tube and seat tube have at least some creative efforts, it looks like the rest of tubing was just put there to "connect the rest", any...
09-30-12, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 745
Posted By spinerguy

My Fuji Track Pro is geared for the flats at...

My Fuji Track Pro is geared for the flats at 49x17 my knees would go POOF in a small cloud of smoke after few feet going up GMR :(
09-29-12, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,336
Posted By spinerguy

That's going to be a little difficult. Road...

That's going to be a little difficult.

Road tires won't fit your MTB frame.

MTB componenents and Road components are not compatible. Seeing that your bike is 20 yrs old you won't even be able...
09-20-12, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,343
Posted By spinerguy

I know, same here. 3 weeks ago, a SUV...

I know, same here.

3 weeks ago, a SUV starts honking behind me, several times. First I tried to ignore because didn't want this to escalate, until the passenger window levels with me. At this...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-12, 11:56 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,910
Posted By spinerguy

I own this one: ...

I own this one:


http://i694.photobucket.com/albums/vv305/spinerguy/panadayellow2.gif
09-02-12, 10:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,254
Posted By spinerguy

Same here, so much for our plans :( most likely...

Same here, so much for our plans :( most likely will be PCH/SART
08-31-12, 04:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,811
Posted By spinerguy

Just a little 35 miler on the SART sat morning...

Just a little 35 miler on the SART sat morning and maybe GMR Baldy this upcoming holiday.
08-27-12, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By spinerguy

About a year ago, casually I met a guy that rides...

About a year ago, casually I met a guy that rides with this group. I was invited to ride but always had a timing issue so never went.

I was told is a fairly friendly group and welcome new...
08-22-12, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By spinerguy

Look ma, no chain stays! I got ripped off,...

Look ma, no chain stays!

I got ripped off, my full sus bike is newer, better components, more expensive and it weights more than twice that :mad:
07-11-12, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By spinerguy

To me the only downside is the "dead" feel which...

To me the only downside is the "dead" feel which is really a moot point on this type of tire (utilitarian/high mileage) when compared with high end racing tires.

Sidewalls have layers of (silk?)...
07-11-12, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By spinerguy

I see it no different than "sleepy arms/hands"...

I see it no different than "sleepy arms/hands" whenever you are in same position for an extended period of time, no variation, something is going to give.

I shake shoulders, raise to head one...
07-04-12, 01:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By spinerguy

or sometimes also used by domestiques that don't...

or sometimes also used by domestiques that don't really make any difference in the general classification.
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