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09-04-15, 02:40 AM
09-02-15, 11:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,366
Posted By bleedingapple

I have gold cranks on my white bike which I feel...

I have gold cranks on my white bike which I feel is garish and tacky as hell. But they are nice cranks and they came with the bike, so I deal... Btw anyone wanna trade for some gold sugino rd2?
09-01-15, 04:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,674
Posted By bleedingapple

I have several s30v kershaws. But I'm a total...

I have several s30v kershaws. But I'm a total vg10 *****. I just with the guy who made alloy scales for the delica 4 still did. Then the knife would be epic. And my F1 is laminated vg10. I've tied...
09-01-15, 07:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,130
Posted By bleedingapple

OP, I'd like to know what upgrades you are...

OP, I'd like to know what upgrades you are thinking about. That would settle a lot of things. Steamroller is a pretty nice choice. I've owned 2 surlys and loved the crap out of each of them. I still...
09-01-15, 06:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,674
Posted By bleedingapple

I've had omniums, loved them. I've had s300s,...

I've had omniums, loved them. I've had s300s, loved them. I can also say, other than the color I'm really liking my square taper suginos, and I generally don't like square taper... i still need to...
08-30-15, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By bleedingapple

My first fixe gear was on that same frame! It was...

My first fixe gear was on that same frame! It was black with red lug derails. Still miss that frame sometimes.
08-29-15, 04:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 975
Posted By bleedingapple

Generally if you are asking if you should buy a...

Generally if you are asking if you should buy a complete vs a frame the answer is a complete. Reason being, they are cheaper and so easier to get started on. Learn what you like and then tweak the...
08-28-15, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By bleedingapple

473905 Ok, there it is. $500 + $30 in gas....

473905

Ok, there it is. $500 + $30 in gas. It was 2am so didn't think to take pics. Also can't see it in pic but the cranks are sugino.
08-28-15, 04:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By bleedingapple

Finally got a Bareknuckle!

So, my Rush hour decided to become less than rideable. I needed a replacement ASAP went to craigslist and what do I find but a BK in my size and a price I couldn't say no to. Only thing is I had to...
08-24-15, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By bleedingapple

What about stiffness with the Rush for a larger...

What about stiffness with the Rush for a larger rider and stiffnes of the 1" steerer?
08-24-15, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By bleedingapple

Ooooh, that Wabi looks nice! I like the Special...

Ooooh, that Wabi looks nice! I like the Special even more, oversized lugged frame. Yum!

What's the comparison of the Classic and Special to say the Rush and BK?

Also, opinions on their geo...
08-24-15, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By bleedingapple

Also it's a 2013 rus hour, not the older nicer...

Also it's a 2013 rus hour, not the older nicer ones.
08-24-15, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By bleedingapple

Upgrade or sidegrade?

Wow its been a bit...

Anyway, good to be back. So I'll admit, I would still really like a Bareknuckle. The new Rush looks mighty sweet too. But until then I'm looking at the V3 Scrambler frame...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-26-14, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,543
Posted By bleedingapple

I know i can get it fixed somewhere. Im not that...

I know i can get it fixed somewhere. Im not that far away from Ruckus, who does repair. its more of the money involved. I got the frame for free and dont want to spend a ton on it. here are some pics...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-21-14, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,543
Posted By bleedingapple

Fiberfix tape for broken carbon??

Hey there, so I was wondering what your thoughts on this stuff was. This video FiberFix Bike VS Barrier! - YouTube (http://youtu.be/mrWHTHPFAnQ) shows him cutting his frame and using this stuff to...
08-26-13, 01:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,834
Posted By bleedingapple

i was running some max 175psi 25mm tires recently...

i was running some max 175psi 25mm tires recently and only set ti like 130psi i had no problems with them and i weigh 220lbs. I live in seattle and the roads here are not nice. i did switch back over...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-21-13, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 809
Posted By bleedingapple

Ive just never had it happen, pretty on top of...

Ive just never had it happen, pretty on top of all that. my real issue is the integrity of the fork after flopping around in there loose while riding hard for who knows how long. My concern being...
08-21-13, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By bleedingapple

I know and understand all the adjustment stuff...

I know and understand all the adjustment stuff and possible causes, and have readjusted everything. My concern is the integrity of the steerer after having been flopping around while being ridden...
08-21-13, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,999
Posted By bleedingapple

BF? i wanted to go 10mm nutted.

BF? i wanted to go 10mm nutted.
08-21-13, 03:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By bleedingapple

Karate monkey forever!!

Karate monkey forever!!
08-21-13, 03:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By bleedingapple

Not $500 but sounds to me like you want a Surly...

Not $500 but sounds to me like you want a Surly Karate Monkey. I have mine set up as a giant BMX. My new Profile Racing hubs just came in too :-D. You can run drop bars on it if you like too. Tires...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-21-13, 02:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 809
Posted By bleedingapple

Fork integrity?

Thought I might ask you guys in here too since you deal with stuff like this.

so i recently put a bike together about a week ago. I came home today and noticed my headset was loose. Not cups in...
08-21-13, 02:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By bleedingapple

Is my fork ****ed?

ok so i recently put a bike together about a week ago. I came home today and noticed my headset was loose. Not cups in frame loose but fork in cups loose. In all my years I have never had a headset...
08-21-13, 02:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,999
Posted By bleedingapple

I love the why question. Because i like the...

I love the why question. Because i like the comfort of strength a 10mm front axle offers me. that and it seems like a fun thing to try out. I also ask cause i found out years ago that the m756 hubs...
08-20-13, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,999
Posted By bleedingapple

10mm axle front hub.

So i have searched around with no luck. i am wondering if anyone has tried this, switching the cones and bearings and using a 10mm axle instead of a 9mm. I am interested in this for a shimano front...
08-09-13, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By bleedingapple

Ill take and post some pictures later. At work...

Ill take and post some pictures later. At work right now. It's a well made bike. Other than the crappy powder coat job that fills in the lugs. I've seen quality powder coats that don't do that,...
08-09-13, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By bleedingapple

Diamond water bottle bosses

So I was wondering if there were any production lugged road frames that had these or were they all custom jobs? Got a fare recently and the paint on it makes it hard to read the serial. Guy I got it...
02-07-12, 02:50 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 9,505
Posted By bleedingapple

kid came into a shop I work at once, needing a...

kid came into a shop I work at once, needing a new fork because he didnt understand that brakeless works for fg not ss. He also didnt understand how footbraking worked and put his foot on his front...
11-26-11, 06:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,443
Posted By bleedingapple

http://www.on-one.co.uk/i/q/FROOIN26V3/on_one_inbr...

http://www.on-one.co.uk/i/q/FROOIN26V3/on_one_inbred_swap_out_frame

run disk front and back and you can put what ever wheel size you want in there. i have seen photos of the inbred with 700c and...
11-26-11, 05:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,139
Posted By bleedingapple

also brush up on your steels. just cause is has a...

also brush up on your steels. just cause is has a sticker saying a certain brand does not make it great. Example Tange Infinity. Many modern frames use the same quality of tubing and are cheaper than...
11-26-11, 05:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,079
Posted By bleedingapple

I still love my 722ts but i did recently got a Ti...

I still love my 722ts but i did recently got a Ti MTB which has stolen my riding love for now... **** is fun! My 722ts also saw some CX action this season. worked quite well.
11-26-11, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2,769
Views: 518,288
Posted By bleedingapple

That is one sexy build. I wouldn't expect any...

That is one sexy build. I wouldn't expect any less. I will say this though, much like the Cinelli Mash offering I think the sloping TT is ridiculous on a street bike and kind of ugly. I was sad to...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-11-11, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,261
Posted By bleedingapple

thanks for the in depth reply. I dont have any...

thanks for the in depth reply. I dont have any pictures right now, Ill try and get some. My main concern is a catastrophic failure. Like does 1-2mm of crystals mean that it has lost equal amount of...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-09-11, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,261
Posted By bleedingapple

Aluminum corrosion, white powder?

So I am thinking of picking up a used aluminum frame. The inside of the bb shell has a fairly thick 1-2mm coating of white powder on it. The seat tube has some but not nearly as much. Im assuming...
09-08-11, 01:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By bleedingapple

2nd season, new bike new fork?

So, I'll start this off with saying yes I know there are many other way better forks out there. I dont have the money for them so...

Now with that out of the way. I have been looking and cant find...
Forum: Commuting
08-17-11, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By bleedingapple

Broke my commuter, time for a new frame... Troll or Groove?

So like the title says, I broke my commuter a 1994 Gary Fisher Hookooekoo (long story). Anyway I am looking to get a new frame. I have been eying the Surly troll as it has tons of everything. But...
07-01-11, 01:40 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,638
Posted By bleedingapple

I'll have to check with the misses but I should...

I'll have to check with the misses but I should be able to post something. She did a bike photoshoot for my bday last year that turned out amazing. Probly cant post that for multiple reasons LOL.
06-12-11, 12:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By bleedingapple

way after, but I have gotten a million 150 and...

way after, but I have gotten a million 150 and 200 at the used gear sale for $10 each. all they needed was some JB Weld love. I will say this. if you ever drop the light it will break. they for some...
06-08-11, 11:52 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,336
Posted By bleedingapple

Been riding my MW Vandal for about 2 weeks now. I...

Been riding my MW Vandal for about 2 weeks now. I love it. My first grocery trip I was shocked at the fact that I kept filling it but it was never really full. Some more pockets/ inner organization...
06-08-11, 02:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,224
Posted By bleedingapple

No the 50cm Brenno is riding is not going to be...

No the 50cm Brenno is riding is not going to be good for you. Top tube is length is way more important than stand over height. Look at it this way, are you riding your bike or standing over it all...
Forum: Touring
06-07-11, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,482
Posted By bleedingapple

DT Swiss Onyx hub for touring?

So being that this hub is not longer in production finding info on it is kinda hard. I got one of these super cheap recently and was considering using it as the hub for my new touring rear wheel....
06-04-11, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By bleedingapple

3 speed internal re-spacing?

So I was wondering if it was possible to re-space a nexus inter3 hub to 135mm to fit my mountain bike? Or can the Sturmy Archer S-RF3 be re-spaced to that size? Or would I just be better off getting...
06-02-11, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2,769
Views: 518,288
Posted By bleedingapple

some people have said its just bondo on the...

some people have said its just bondo on the welds, I was hoping you might be able to disprove that with having had it repainted...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-01-11, 11:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By bleedingapple

Double canti post?

So I was wondering if it was possible to have 2 sets of braze-ons for removable canti posts? You know how aluminum frames have the removable posts? The idea is to be able to put both 26" and 700c...
05-28-11, 05:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,782
Posted By bleedingapple

The ATACS XS have adjustable tension. hell I have...

The ATACS XS have adjustable tension. hell I have a brused knee that says you cant get out of them too easy...
05-20-11, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By bleedingapple

Ask those you know...

So I am doing Reach the Beach, for the American Lung association, tomorrow here in PDX. I am not badass enough to do it fixed or SS though. I thought I might see if any of you might want to donate? I...
05-17-11, 05:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,022
Posted By bleedingapple

super star cog is Ti Nitride coated. This adds to...

super star cog is Ti Nitride coated. This adds to its smoothness. Might want to consider the KMC 710SL Ti nitride coated chain. Ran one for CX racing last year, worked like a dream. Gonna use one for...
05-15-11, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,459
Posted By bleedingapple

post photos of your legs. if you dont shift out...

post photos of your legs. if you dont shift out of 50/12 (109 gear inches) and you want to run something like that single speed, you must have legs equal to chris hoy.

Also like mihlbach said you...
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