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06-13-07, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By neuron

++ bicycle station, didn't they get married with...

++ bicycle station, didn't they get married with bikes as a central theme? good people.

r&a is pretty good if you talk to the right people. sometimes you get a bit of attitude. i like to talk to...
06-07-07, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By neuron

The nut tool was kind of a big deal for me. When...

The nut tool was kind of a big deal for me. When I was putting my star nut in, I used a mallet and a piece of wood to put the nut in, and went in at an angle. The cap didn't sit right and I couldn't...
06-07-07, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By neuron

also, star nut punch? :D

also, star nut punch? :D
06-07-07, 08:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,362
Posted By neuron

Yeah. Trackstar's pretty cool, too. Bikeworks is...

Yeah. Trackstar's pretty cool, too. Bikeworks is unfortunate in that they have weird hours.
06-07-07, 07:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,362
Posted By neuron

bikeworks sounds like the way. i like their shop....

bikeworks sounds like the way. i like their shop. dave's a cool guy.
06-04-07, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By neuron

cottered cranks? might want to check out...

cottered cranks?

might want to check out that bottom bracket.
06-01-07, 02:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,439
Posted By neuron

car hoods get hot. especially if you take your...

car hoods get hot. especially if you take your clothes off first.

i think it might be due to burning all that gas.
05-31-07, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By neuron

Well, I have no idea about using the enrtry-level...

Well, I have no idea about using the enrtry-level hubs, was just thowing an idea out there... I'm happy with my wheels. More than should be legally allowed, I would venture.

I've heard others say...
05-31-07, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By neuron

i've been a fan of open pros laced to fix/fix...

i've been a fan of open pros laced to fix/fix phil hubs. kind of spendy and heavy, but have lasted me through 2 frames now... (went with ghetto frame and bling wheels starting off)

maybe formulas...
05-25-07, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,194
Posted By neuron

Am I imagining things, or does that cervelo have...

Am I imagining things, or does that cervelo have a pinkish cast, possibly from the red paint? It's in the in-progress shots.

I'm thinking of doing this to my TK2, and if it looks like ass just...
05-22-07, 07:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,341
Posted By neuron

man, there's this realy painful looking video of...

man, there's this realy painful looking video of a girl in amsterdam going down a hill and eating it b/c of pedal strike. my google-fu is bad right now, but it was posted to the forum about a year...
05-21-07, 07:16 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,357
Posted By neuron

doesn't barspins @ speed = faceplant?

doesn't barspins @ speed = faceplant?
05-21-07, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By neuron

freaky! lilly allen's smile and air's all i need.

freaky! lilly allen's smile and air's all i need.
05-16-07, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,185
Posted By neuron

i ran 52/16 SS for three months, and then 52/15...

i ran 52/16 SS for three months, and then 52/15 fixed for a year. i then dropped to 52/17, and then to 48/15, and am currently running 48/17 on my new bike.

depends on if you want to push or spin.
05-07-07, 08:40 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,147,569
Posted By neuron

actually, i have... my roadie's like that too....

actually, i have... my roadie's like that too. out in the rain, snow, etc. i change it out every six months or so.

like i said, it comes off pretty clean. the rest scrubs off with citrus.
05-07-07, 08:50 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,147,569
Posted By neuron

sandpaper is the new... oh, forget it. it's...

sandpaper is the new... oh, forget it. it's gaffer tape. comes off clean.

i'm going to get it painted at some point.
05-06-07, 11:38 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,147,569
Posted By neuron

my new bike. felt tk2. phil wood hubs on open...

my new bike. felt tk2. phil wood hubs on open pros, 48x17, gobi saddle, road drops and two brake levers. taken after yesterday's 5bbt:

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/193/487781991_4a003cd739_o.jpg...
04-30-07, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By neuron

Yeah. I really loved my roadbike conversion -- an...

Yeah. I really loved my roadbike conversion -- an old Peugeot. My current bike's geometry is a bit more agressive, with all the stuff that entails -- overlap, etc. Never had to worry about that on...
04-30-07, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By neuron

that wheelbase is teh huge lol still,...

that wheelbase is teh huge lol

still, convert it! it'll be fun.
04-24-07, 12:36 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 61,876
Posted By neuron

yeah. kind of scary to think about, but damn....

yeah. kind of scary to think about, but damn. sci-fi nerd cred.
04-23-07, 11:42 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 61,876
Posted By neuron

dunno if this was posted earlier, but cabon fiber...

dunno if this was posted earlier, but cabon fiber bike. it even has cf track dropouts:

http://www.frameforum.net/forum2/index.php?showtopic=2907

http://www.frameforum.net/crump/long.jpg
04-23-07, 10:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 39,116
Posted By neuron

ha. no worries. i did get to squeezing like...

ha. no worries.

i did get to squeezing like an idiot, because the bike is very definitely an upgrade from the conversion beater that i had before. i love the fact that the thing is light as hell,...
04-23-07, 08:51 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 39,116
Posted By neuron

Yeah. Seriously. I just squeezed my Felt TK2...

Yeah. Seriously. I just squeezed my Felt TK2 track bike and no flex.

It's a 7005 AL alloy. Maybe that's the difference? My new road bars are 6xxx series AL, and they flex a bit. And yes, I ride in...
04-20-07, 12:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,285
Posted By neuron

i'm using the gobi right now. super comfy. the...

i'm using the gobi right now. super comfy. the aliante was a little too slippery for my tastes and lives on my roadie now.

plus, iss veegan:...
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04-20-07, 11:17 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 10,130
Posted By neuron

[Seymour can't wait for two mothers and their...

[Seymour can't wait for two mothers and their many kids to cross an intersection]
Seymour: What are we, in slow motion here? C'mon, what are you, hypnotized? Have some more kids, why don't you.
...
04-12-07, 11:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,360
Posted By neuron

I liked riding 52-15 on my old fixed pugeot...

I liked riding 52-15 on my old fixed pugeot conversion. It had a 52/42/3? triple in front, and I went for the 52 contrary to the advice of all around me. Rode it for a year. I'd recommend a brake...
04-11-07, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By neuron

the big thing i'd be worried about are the...

the big thing i'd be worried about are the downtube shifters. you could scratch your knees off.
04-10-07, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,085
Posted By neuron

I'm not a fan of the material they currently use...

I'm not a fan of the material they currently use for their bags. It is slippery and slides around on my back way too often. The older bags had better canvas material, and wouldn't fray across the...
03-03-06, 01:36 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 20,826
Posted By neuron

well, you know, 1.6 crop factor on the prosumer...

well, you know, 1.6 crop factor on the prosumer stuff. so it wouldn't be *that* bad. the mass start photo would totally be badass though.
03-03-06, 12:13 PM
03-03-06, 12:02 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 20,826
Posted By neuron

well, the 20mm is a 2.8, which should be fast...

well, the 20mm is a 2.8, which should be fast enough for the light we'll have. i get wicked lens flares because i don't have a hood... i'm a cheap bastard. :)

i've also got a 75-300/f4-5 and a...
03-03-06, 09:44 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 20,826
Posted By neuron

i'm thinking it'd be fun to take pictures too......

i'm thinking it'd be fun to take pictures too... what lenses are you guys planning on bringing? the widest i've got is a 20mm. not sure about doing any telephoto stuff though.
02-23-06, 11:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,409
Posted By neuron

i like riding with headphones in teh city. i...

i like riding with headphones in teh city. i currently use some cheap sony in-ear (intraaural) headphones. i kept losing the nicer, more expensive ones and have decided to reduce from $50 to $20 a...
01-23-06, 11:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,045
Posted By neuron

are these the same as D rings? they're very handy...

are these the same as D rings? they're very handy whatever they're called.
01-06-06, 10:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,161
Posted By neuron

i have an Arione. like it. it is on my beater...

i have an Arione. like it. it is on my beater bike, and i've worn it down in two years. leaving it parked outside eight hours a day in the rain, snow, all that. it is scuffed up and beat to hell, but...
12-16-05, 10:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,379
Posted By neuron

god, it'd be like the brooklyn bridge, except...

god, it'd be like the brooklyn bridge, except with hipster tourists. ;)
12-15-05, 12:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,575
Posted By neuron

i got the gore tool jacket yesterday. it rocks....

i got the gore tool jacket yesterday. it rocks. i've gone from a 4-5+wick to 2-3+wick, which takes the bulk down. i keep those extra layers in my bag, but it's beginning to look like i don't need...
11-01-05, 08:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,077
Posted By neuron

i miss philly, and i haven't lived there for at...

i miss philly, and i haven't lived there for at least ten years. what's worse, i miss drexel university a little bit. west philly was a wasteland, but it was my wasteland.

septa sucked back then,...
10-17-05, 12:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,411
Posted By neuron

um, isn't the bb one of those things that you...

um, isn't the bb one of those things that you know, allow a bicycle to be a bicycle?

i'm of the opinion that a bb is one of the "important parts of a bicycle."
10-14-05, 01:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,818
Posted By neuron

rain pants work ok. my boss was telling me about...

rain pants work ok. my boss was telling me about motorcycle pants for rain. cheaper, sturdier, and generally more heavy duty.

still haven't gone there yet, though. anyone try?
10-14-05, 10:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,818
Posted By neuron

rainpants + two top raincoats + waterproof boots...

rainpants + two top raincoats + waterproof boots = dripping puddles once destination is reached. change of clothes & a nice fluffy towel at both ends.

i couldn't bring myself to ride in this...
10-07-05, 11:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,651
Posted By neuron

mine is fairly pliable. but i sweat like a pig.

mine is fairly pliable. but i sweat like a pig.
09-27-05, 11:37 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,597
Posted By neuron

dude just flipped you off cuz you called his...

dude just flipped you off cuz you called his track bike a fixie.

don't you know any better?
09-20-05, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 726
Posted By neuron

er... i just ride in traffic until i hit the...

er... i just ride in traffic until i hit the bridge entrance, then make a quick left. same as the brooklyn bridge approach going into manhattan.

???

but whoo. those bumps sucked. i saw they...
09-05-05, 05:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,168
Posted By neuron

nascar is a sport.

nascar is a sport.
08-31-05, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 969
Posted By neuron

i asked about the dual masterlink a while ago: ...

i asked about the dual masterlink a while ago:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=97928&highlight=dual+masterlink

in the end, i decided to just have one chain without the masterlinks....
08-31-05, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,123
Posted By neuron

ha! i had nearly the same experience recently. my...

ha! i had nearly the same experience recently. my open pros (radial) are still totally true, and are coming up on one year now.

i'm totally sold on the combo.
08-29-05, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,362
Posted By neuron

man. i cad a car pull into my lane and stop. i...

man. i cad a car pull into my lane and stop. i was taking the whole lane down bowery, going 20mph *with a brake* and he gave me all of 10 feet to stop. i didn't, and rear ended him. dense friday...
08-26-05, 08:44 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 29,049
Posted By neuron

yah, no problem. that's what happens when you...

yah, no problem. that's what happens when you bring a road bike to a track race --- you're the ****** that has to keep the time.

hopefully i'll have my fixie back on the road soon.
08-12-05, 12:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,210
Posted By neuron

could it also be the pedals? just a...

could it also be the pedals?

just a thought...
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