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Forum: Touring
04-28-10, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By fxdwhl

lockring not included here. i've done the race...

lockring not included here. i've done the race the past 4 out of 5 years. click on the tag "crush the commonwealth" to see all he posts; they wont all show up at once but click on older posts after...
11-24-08, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By fxdwhl

hundreds and fiddys make for a fat wad! didn't...

hundreds and fiddys make for a fat wad! didn't want to risk any sort of check clearing issues after reading up a bit on craigslist.

bike is a paris sport. rattlecan repaint in the garage. ...
Forum: Commuting
11-20-08, 11:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,360
Posted By fxdwhl

my fixed crosscheck. been on the road many a...

my fixed crosscheck. been on the road many a season. lube and tighten the chain, keep air in the tires, any you're good to go.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2285/2367650036_6094b6c884.jpg
Forum: Touring
11-13-08, 11:21 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,455
Posted By fxdwhl

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/206/508846603_a551a...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/206/508846603_a551acbf73.jpg

400 miles across pennsylvania (http://ctcpa.blogspot.com/)on a 42x18 fixed. twice. just add a tooth or two out back and you're good...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-08, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By fxdwhl

spending some, saving the rest. 50/50 mix of...

spending some, saving the rest. 50/50 mix of gears or fixed on the road. all dirt miles are direct drive. gotta call the insurance agency monday and see what we'll save. and for full disclosure...
10-19-08, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By fxdwhl

sold my car

finally got around to it after a lot of talk. it's been parked for longer and longer stretches and fired up just to make sure it still works. well as of yesterday it moved on.
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Forum: Commuting
10-19-08, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By fxdwhl

sold my car

finally got around to it after a lot of talk. it's been parked for longer and longer stretches and fired up just to make sure it still works. well as of yesterday it moved on.
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Replies: 23
Views: 1,611
Posted By fxdwhl

A pair of Jogalite ankle bands work for me. Had...

A pair of Jogalite ankle bands work for me. Had reflective tape of the stays and fork but narrow width made it harder to see from distance. 360 degrees of reflectiveness constantly moving catches...
Replies: 29
Views: 6,465
Posted By fxdwhl

I've got 28mm T-Servs that just fit with SKS...

I've got 28mm T-Servs that just fit with SKS fenders. Debris scraping the inside of fender is common. I'd opt for a 25mm for more breathing room. Couple of pics and other thoughts on my blog...
09-26-06, 07:21 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,479
Posted By fxdwhl

I'll be riding up again this year on Saturday...

I'll be riding up again this year on Saturday morning. The ride up in spring was a real character builder since it poured the whole way up and back. If anyone else from the Reading area is...
09-15-06, 03:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,026
Posted By fxdwhl

It's looking like rain showers are going to hang...

It's looking like rain showers are going to hang around till Saturday afternoon sometime. I think I might end up riding my fixed crosscheck with full fenders. 5 minutes of riding wet roads without...
09-14-06, 06:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,026
Posted By fxdwhl

I'll be there on my green track bike with yellow...

I'll be there on my green track bike with yellow lugs rocking a tuxedo tee.
Money is due at the start of the ride or they won't give you a number.
Good luck with housing. Sometimes you can find...
Forum: Commuting
09-02-06, 07:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,830
Posted By fxdwhl

It looks like they're just being a middleman...

It looks like they're just being a middleman between QBP and the rest of us. Very little markup over what they're paying but trying to make up for it in volume. If you look around all their prices...
Forum: Commuting
08-29-06, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,810
Posted By fxdwhl

What everyone else said. Plus I've got at least...

What everyone else said. Plus I've got at least 10,000+ miles on it and it keeps on going. Lots of options as too how you outfit it too. Racks, fenders, drops, flats, single, geared, slicks,...
Forum: Commuting
08-19-06, 06:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,072
Posted By fxdwhl

Yeah rain is clean, the roads aren't. I find it...

Yeah rain is clean, the roads aren't. I find it worth while just to leave them on all the time rather than take them off on sunny days when I might have dilusions of being able to go faster without...
Forum: Commuting
08-18-06, 09:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,028
Posted By fxdwhl

My route to work is about 13 or 14 miles one way....

My route to work is about 13 or 14 miles one way. One good set of hills about in the middle so I get to climb morning and evening. Mostly suburban/rural roads so traffic isn't too bad. I can make...
Forum: Commuting
08-17-06, 08:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,028
Posted By fxdwhl

For commuting I just broke 3000. About 4500...

For commuting I just broke 3000. About 4500 total for the year. All fixed miles too.
08-17-06, 07:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,075
Posted By fxdwhl

Being vegan isn't hard. Been veggie for the past...

Being vegan isn't hard. Been veggie for the past 1 1/2 years and vegan for the past 9 months. Eating out can be difficult though. My advice is to learn how to cook. As far as food to take on rides...
08-16-06, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By fxdwhl

I think I might come down on the fixed...

I think I might come down on the fixed crosscheck. Been a while since I've had it out on any serious dirt. Anyone know where the ride will take place? I read the website and it pretty much just...
08-16-06, 08:11 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,092
Posted By fxdwhl

I'll be out there direct driving it either on my...

I'll be out there direct driving it either on my fixed crosscheck or paris sport track bike. Not sure which one yet. I rode the last two years and met lazertotheface of team scheam last year. Any...
08-11-06, 11:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By fxdwhl

Hey Max, this is Chris. Rode out to Pittsburgh...

Hey Max, this is Chris. Rode out to Pittsburgh with you. Was thinking about riding down to check out some of the action. What day or days were you planning on going? Would like to meet up since you...
08-11-06, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 832
Posted By fxdwhl

You'll be easy to spot up there if you go thru...

You'll be easy to spot up there if you go thru with it. I think I rode into ocean city with you last year. I had a fixed surly crosscheck with moustache bars. I'll look for you again this year. Do...
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