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01-11-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 677
Posted By PIFFLE

+1 for All City Big Block, I was in similar boat...

+1 for All City Big Block, I was in similar boat sans snow & ice but wanted something with bigger tire clearance I could take into the dirt so true track frames wouldn't cut it (although All City's...
01-04-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 72,959
Posted By PIFFLE

TugaDude Cambium saddle rides like a dream right...

TugaDude Cambium saddle rides like a dream right out of the box and matching grips are just as nice, A++ would recommend ;]

veganbikes right on, appreciate the TiCycles rec - dig their minimalist...
12-29-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 72,959
Posted By PIFFLE

veganbikes Agreed RE: Zipp logos, wasn't first...

veganbikes Agreed RE: Zipp logos, wasn't first choice but component availability lousy w covid buying spree - will replace w Ride Farr "Headspace" stem presently on its way and will eventually get a...
12-27-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 72,959
Posted By PIFFLE

next iteration...

Updated the Big Block gravel build after couple months on Sacramento's river trails:

Swapped:
SRAM PC-1 chain, 2x Roubaix 700x32 tires, Zipp Service Course 70 XPLR drop bar, Yoshida Champ Best...
Replies: 174
Views: 78,349
Posted By PIFFLE

I've seen the KMC City Hunter mentioned in a...

I've seen the KMC City Hunter mentioned in a couple chain threads here (including this one) without replies, and I cannot find any substantive reviews online anywhere - mostly hype from the product...
12-14-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,017
Posted By PIFFLE

Go for it, brother, you have nothing to lose but...

Go for it, brother, you have nothing to lose but your chains derailleurs
12-13-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 72,959
Posted By PIFFLE

Spectacular collection of bikes with a ton of...

Spectacular collection of bikes with a ton of fabulous components, nice work all around - looks like fun!
12-07-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,666
Posted By PIFFLE

y0x8 your first & third more my speed but I have...

y0x8 your first & third more my speed but I have to give props for whatever the hell it is in that last pic!

Edit: And extra props for catching lightning in the third shot, good stuff!
12-07-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,666
Posted By PIFFLE

To be clear, you're posting sentence fragments...

To be clear, you're posting sentence fragments with lousy grammar structure on a bikey forum complaining about a colloquial abbreviation that's been part of common parlance for at least fifteen...
12-01-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,017
Posted By PIFFLE

My $0.02: What are your opinions on...

My $0.02:

What are your opinions on singlespeed bikes in general? Something more of a novelty or would you ride it everywhere, all the time?Superb, unrivaled riding experience for riding...
12-01-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,273
Posted By PIFFLE

Have to echo seau grateau here, not sure what...

Have to echo seau grateau here, not sure what you're looking at but my out-the-door for the Big Block frameset at Sacramento LBS was $592.63 in August 2020.

Thunderdome looks like a great bike...
10-29-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 72,959
Posted By PIFFLE

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10-29-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,560
Posted By PIFFLE

Hemmed & hawed this for a few years with...

Hemmed & hawed this for a few years with fix-converted 501 Peugeot and am glad I did not.

If I had, I most certainly would have stripped & powdercoated which would have been a mistake because it...
10-29-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By PIFFLE

Thus is the covid-era availability of bikes &...

Thus is the covid-era availability of bikes & components >_<

Spent 3x what I'd intended on recent build over last few months. Wanted the stock Big Block but complete bikes were sold out by time I...
10-27-20, 12:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,452
Posted By PIFFLE

floof

Was definitely skeptical of LBS' suggestion but running steel FG gravel build on 700x32 Roubaix and pretty impressed after first couple hundred miles. Very different experience from Peugeot city...
10-26-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By PIFFLE

Frequent American River trail in Sac

Inclined to observe social distancing for time being but could get behind regularly scheduling to bomb down the river trails for a couple hours... usual path starts around Gristmill Recreational Area...
Forum: Introductions
10-25-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By PIFFLE

frogman New bike built to take advantage of the...

frogman New bike built to take advantage of the river trails - coming from city riding in the Bay and southern AZ MTB before that, roller-coaster single track is a dream.

Will be fun to ride...
Forum: Introductions
10-25-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By PIFFLE

At last, my legs are complete again

Hello, BF! Having borrowed so much insight from these forums, finally decided to make an account as I rekindle my obsession with life on two wheels.

Just starting to ride again with new FG gravel...
10-25-20, 12:31 AM
Replies: 4,788
Views: 569,266
Posted By PIFFLE

new gravel fixie build over last 5 weeks: ...

new gravel fixie build over last 5 weeks:

2020 58cm All-City Big Block (stripped & powdercoated in high gloss ivory)
DMR Vault Brendog Ice platform pedals w/ Holdfast straps
Aileron rims w/ DT...
10-25-20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,408
Posted By PIFFLE

I've used Holdfasts with both my fixies - older...

I've used Holdfasts with both my fixies - older with Pr1mo Tenderizers that are a little tougher to get into; new bike has DMR Vault Brendog platforms with removable pins (also comes with extra pins...
10-24-20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By PIFFLE

Both of Thousand's helmets are fine helmets, fit...

Both of Thousand's helmets are fine helmets, fit well and don't look ridiculous like 99% of other helmets - my partner has a tiny head and the small size fit her great, I'm normalish I guess and am...
10-24-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,778
Posted By PIFFLE

$$$

Longtime lurker, firsttime poster - have gleaned some excellent insights from perusing here, props to all for your guidance and shared knowledge.


Been riding fix-converted 88ish Peugeot since...
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