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03-18-17, 10:49 PM
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Posted By EpicSchwinn

Veeps? Gold chain? Thicc Sliccs? You have a...

Veeps? Gold chain? Thicc Sliccs?

You have a based fixie

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Today I went to teh REI garage sale and bought a...
03-18-17, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By EpicSchwinn

RIP paul walker. Iconic racer if there ever was...

RIP paul walker. Iconic racer if there ever was one.
03-17-17, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 123,495
Posted By EpicSchwinn

This. ...

This.

http://www.barrelsandmash.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/virginia_black_cu-1024x683.jpg
03-15-17, 07:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,108
Posted By EpicSchwinn

The Thruster 700c is a well renowned fixie...

The Thruster 700c is a well renowned fixie bicycle that sets the standard for high end completes. Not many people on this forum have had them because the price point is out of reach for most.
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03-13-17, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By EpicSchwinn

When you look at State Bikes website, they...

When you look at State Bikes website, they advertise all their bikes based on the color of the components... They are a fashion company, not a bike company. Finding a bianchi pista for less money is...
03-11-17, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 184,415
Posted By EpicSchwinn

They're cool for durability, but once you try...

They're cool for durability, but once you try riding the same setup with normal tires that weigh half as much you'll never go back to thickslicks. I had them for a while and that was my experience....
03-11-17, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,280
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Ok, can anyone suggest a good set of pedals for...

Ok, can anyone suggest a good set of pedals for riding barefoot then?
03-11-17, 01:57 AM
Replies: 738
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Posted By EpicSchwinn

...So you're looking to build a road bike...

...So you're looking to build a road bike (http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/)? I recommend starting a thread in the bike section of the forum.
03-11-17, 01:55 AM
Replies: 4,609
Views: 465,915
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Ordered some FSA Omegas through my LBS and they...

Ordered some FSA Omegas through my LBS and they showed up today. I also bought some cinelli cork tape to wrap them. Eventually I'm going back to arundel rubber gecko tape. Now I need to buy a smaller...
03-09-17, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,538
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Kilo WT would probably be my #1 choice for a new...

Kilo WT would probably be my #1 choice for a new fixed gear bike right now, but OP is from Belgium and bikesdirect does not ship internationally. I think the suggested looks like a good package....
03-07-17, 03:41 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 64,780
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Excuse the jackass saddle angle. It slipped while...

Excuse the jackass saddle angle. It slipped while riding. This bike has been a hoot to ride so far :love:

http://i.imgur.com/n04BkRE.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/jXWyxZz.jpg
03-07-17, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24,476
Views: 1,939,076
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Well said. Throughout the Bible there were lots...

Well said. Throughout the Bible there were lots of covenants made far from temples or church buildings. If the bride and groom are believers I think you could still have an equally meaningful service...
03-06-17, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 2,613,811
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Those are some fat tires! Looks like you've built...

Those are some fat tires! Looks like you've built yourself a tank! :)
03-06-17, 10:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,500
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Is this normal for racers or is this a freak...

Is this normal for racers or is this a freak occurrence? Did your buddy do a lot of acid in the hippie days? Does he drink straight lemon juice every day?
03-06-17, 09:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,500
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Handlebars are so cheap I would not even bother...

Handlebars are so cheap I would not even bother at that point. You could have brand new cinelli criterium bars for like $50. Move on my friend.
03-06-17, 09:08 PM
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Views: 616,401
Posted By EpicSchwinn

I live about 2 miles from them and have heard...

I live about 2 miles from them and have heard nothing but good things.

The one pictured was probably just a special request. "Can I get a downhill bike with pennyfarthing geometry?"
03-06-17, 09:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,082
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Go big or go home! I want a bikesdirect cinelli...

Go big or go home! I want a bikesdirect cinelli laser tt.

But really, it's copies like this that bother me:
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03-05-17, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 123,495
Posted By EpicSchwinn

...I've never heard of drinking bitters in soda....

...I've never heard of drinking bitters in soda. I guess with another flavor like lemon it could be OK. You're still getting a little dash of liquor though since Angostura bitters is 90 proof. :p
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03-05-17, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,082
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Good thing you can't patent geometry! ;) Frames...

Good thing you can't patent geometry! ;) Frames would be very limited if that was the case.
03-04-17, 11:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,082
Posted By EpicSchwinn

That geometry looks so tight! I would love to...

That geometry looks so tight! I would love to ride one of these some day.
03-04-17, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4,609
Views: 465,915
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Haha I just got done reading your thread in the...

Haha I just got done reading your thread in the recreational CX/gravel forum. Glad to see you settled on a frame. That geometry still looks pretty slack compared to road race bikes, but I think...
03-04-17, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 184,415
Posted By EpicSchwinn

^^^ I can dig it. :love:

^^^ I can dig it. :love:
03-04-17, 03:49 PM
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Posted By EpicSchwinn

I'm new to cross/gravel bikes but I'm loving it...

I'm new to cross/gravel bikes but I'm loving it so far. I have a 1989 carbon trek road bike and a heavy single speed 29er and really wanted something that was sturdy and could go anywhere.

I ended...
03-04-17, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 579,418
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Today I rode through the hatchery. It snowed and...

Today I rode through the hatchery. It snowed and rained and I had a good time. I was really nervous to take this picture.

http://i.imgur.com/jXWyxZz.jpg
03-04-17, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,578
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Single speed: Pull your rear brake lever as...

Single speed:

Pull your rear brake lever as hard as you can until the brake locks up.

Fixed gear:

Find out what your dominant foot is. If you don't know, stand facing away from a friend...
03-03-17, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,977
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Yeah I've looked at both the spoon and the knife...

Yeah I've looked at both the spoon and the knife with Ti rails. They're both pretty cheap at retrogression so you really can't go wrong. I was just wondering if I'm overlooking another good choice...
03-03-17, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,977
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Hmmm those came up in my search. Probably worth...

Hmmm those came up in my search. Probably worth trying at some point. What do you weigh? I'm 185lbs.
03-03-17, 11:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,578
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Or use canti brakes. My cross bike has 35c tires...

Or use canti brakes. My cross bike has 35c tires and I can remove them without deflating since it has cantilever brakes. Either way I think downsizing tires is going to be his best bet.

Maybe OP...
03-03-17, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,977
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Higher end saddles that fit like a Charge Spoon

The Charge Spoon is the most comfortable saddle I've ever owned. I currently own a Selle Italia Signo, a Selle San Marco Concor Light, and a Spoon and the spoon is the only one I'd want to sit on for...
03-03-17, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 123,495
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Laphroaig triple wood was a letdown. I like the...

Laphroaig triple wood was a letdown. I like the ten year. Tastes like a hospital fire.

I'm having the most ratchet beverage in existence. Hpnotiq, Midori, Malibu and pineapple orange juice.
03-02-17, 09:22 PM
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Views: 123,495
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Peaty?

Peaty?
03-02-17, 02:39 PM
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Views: 725
Posted By EpicSchwinn

I would always install my cog and lock ring as...

I would always install my cog and lock ring as tight as possible, go mash up hills while avoiding any back pressure (useful to have a brake installed for this), and then tighten the lock ring one...
03-01-17, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 123,495
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Picked up a fifth of sutty cark prohibition...

Picked up a fifth of sutty cark prohibition edition because I wanted a combination of scotch x low price x low brow x high alc. It's pretty gross but a decent buzz. Should have just got bourbon.
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03-01-17, 09:32 PM
Replies: 24,476
Views: 1,939,076
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Today I rode my bike to work again. It takes just...

Today I rode my bike to work again. It takes just as long as driving, plus I can use it to justify unhealthy choices later in the day.
02-28-17, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,339
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Is the hole big enough to route a brake cable...

Is the hole big enough to route a brake cable through? Drill another one in the head tube and you've got internal cable routing.
02-28-17, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4,609
Views: 465,915
Posted By EpicSchwinn

I've been commuting on my Felt in the dark so I...

I've been commuting on my Felt in the dark so I bought some new lights. I lost the charger for my Blackburn Flea and lost my old planetbike turbo tail.

My local LBS said the Cateye Volt 200XC has...
02-23-17, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By EpicSchwinn

You've mentioned "so I can use the original...

You've mentioned "so I can use the original brakes" several times. Most brakes from back then are very weak compared to what you can buy now. Switching to a 700c wheel and buying a modern set of long...
02-23-17, 11:19 AM
Replies: 24,476
Views: 1,939,076
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Yeah, taking shoes off and separating liquids...

Yeah, taking shoes off and separating liquids doesn't bug me, but all the people ahead of me in line who can't follow directions bother me. One time I was randomly sent to the pre-check line at DFW...
02-23-17, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24,476
Views: 1,939,076
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Today I am flying to Austin for a business trip....

Today I am flying to Austin for a business trip. I won't be able to ride bike for a few days but I'll be visiting a BMW tuning shop which should be fun.

Also, airport security is a drag. Dude...
02-22-17, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4,572
Views: 616,401
Posted By EpicSchwinn

There was an incident like this in Bellingham a...

There was an incident like this in Bellingham a few years back where cheesewire was strung across popular MTB trails. Those people should be sent to jail for a long time.
02-22-17, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By EpicSchwinn

both and get arrospok

both and get arrospok
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-17, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,610
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Thanks for the advice everyone! I hadn't heard of...

Thanks for the advice everyone! I hadn't heard of pedal extenders before but I'll look into it. Do most LBS carry those or is it rare enough that I'll probably have to order online. Would rather buy...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-17, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,610
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Being "duck footed" and using clipless pedals?

I've always walked with my toes pointed slightly out (opposite of pigeon toed) and I bought clipless pedals a year ago. Whenever I use them my ankles hurt - especially the right. Is it a good idea to...
02-19-17, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Smoke shops sell a wide variety of digital scales...

Smoke shops sell a wide variety of digital scales in different sizes. Small digital scales actually can weigh a wheel if you balance the side of the hub on it. There's a website called weight weenies...
02-19-17, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,308
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Thanks! Yeah, i priced them out on...

Thanks! Yeah, i priced them out on prowheelbuilder and it came to $1100 and change. Since an LBS in seattle built them i'm not surprised it was a little more. Gonna go ride this afternoon!
02-19-17, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Welcome to Washington! I live a hundred miles...

Welcome to Washington! I live a hundred miles north of Seattle. You're crazy for riding fixed gear in such a hilly city but it seems like lots of people are doing it lol. The only aluminum bikes with...
02-19-17, 01:48 AM
Replies: 738
Views: 64,780
Posted By EpicSchwinn

New bike day - gotta post it in every thread....

New bike day - gotta post it in every thread. Felt F1X with Hed Belgium/Chris King R45 wheelset. Avid Shorty Ultimate brakes with kool stop salmons. It's a boring looking bike, but it fits my needs...
02-19-17, 01:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,308
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Well... new bike day! The Felt F1X was in...

Well... new bike day!

The Felt F1X was in even better condition than the craigslist photos showed. The tires on it are practically new so it's ready to ride. I cleaned it up tonight and it looks...
02-18-17, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,308
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Well something showed up on craigslist that...

Well something showed up on craigslist that derailed my 29er/Kilo WT plans...

Going to look at a Felt F1X today. It's dirty and needs tires but there are a lot of nice upgrades on it. HED Belgium...
02-12-17, 11:28 PM
Replies: 24,476
Views: 1,939,076
Posted By EpicSchwinn

Today I gave my Dawes Deadeye some much needed...

Today I gave my Dawes Deadeye some much needed TLC. Put my charge spoon back on it, cleaned the living **** out of the drivetrain and fixed a couple sticking links in the chain. Gonna ride it to work...
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