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09-01-13, 08:16 PM
Replies: 155
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Posted By GT4

What are you trying to say?

What are you trying to say?
09-01-13, 08:16 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,790
Posted By GT4

Praise.

Praise.
09-01-13, 08:14 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,859
Posted By GT4

I would say yes, but only if there are 2 or more...

I would say yes, but only if there are 2 or more lanes.
08-31-13, 12:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,041
Posted By GT4

It only comes in one size and my friend who is...

It only comes in one size and my friend who is 6ft doesn't really fit it that well (a little to big).
08-31-13, 12:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,739
Posted By GT4

You're going to see a lot of "dumbasses" in SF...

You're going to see a lot of "dumbasses" in SF then, lol.
08-31-13, 12:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,739
Posted By GT4

Damn, you really do live up to your title. Thanks...

Damn, you really do live up to your title. Thanks for the input. I just live by logic and asked a question. I have said in another thread that I ride another thread that I rode a brakeless track...
08-30-13, 11:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,739
Posted By GT4

Thanks for the clarification.

Thanks for the clarification.
08-30-13, 11:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,739
Posted By GT4

Is this an image kind of thing?

Is this an image kind of thing?
08-30-13, 11:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,739
Posted By GT4

This thread isn't necessarily about safety. It's...

This thread isn't necessarily about safety. It's obvious why people want a front brake. This thread is more about the aesthetics and energy efficiency of a track bike and freewheel bike.

Can...
08-30-13, 11:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,739
Posted By GT4

Thanks for giving a half descent answer. ...

Thanks for giving a half descent answer.

How about going downhill, wouldn't you think coasting would save energy more energy than having to pedal constantly? Also, expand upon the whole going...
08-30-13, 11:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,739
Posted By GT4

You guys seem to be ignoring the point of the...

You guys seem to be ignoring the point of the thread. Why are you riding fixed with a brake, when you can have a freewheel/coast brake with a front brake and your bike will pretty much look the...
08-30-13, 10:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,739
Posted By GT4

But why ride FIXED?! PS. ted shred

But why ride FIXED?!

PS. ted shred
08-30-13, 10:49 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,790
Posted By GT4

I'm sorry to tell you this, but the people who...

I'm sorry to tell you this, but the people who ride fixies in your area are idiots. At least where I live, people aren't running 54-13. One reason I bought a track bike for the street was because I...
08-30-13, 10:35 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,790
Posted By GT4

So I'm guessing no hills? There comes a point...

So I'm guessing no hills? There comes a point when braking on a fixie when skidding becomes easier than pressure stopping.
08-30-13, 10:32 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,790
Posted By GT4

Well, just ride your bike like normally (without...

Well, just ride your bike like normally (without doing any tricks) to a safe place to do your tricks like an empty parking lot. No one wants to see a guy riding backwards in circles in the middle of...
08-30-13, 10:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,739
Posted By GT4

Why ride fixed WITH a brake?

Why do people ride track bikes with a front brake? Lets face it, how many people do you think riding their "fixies" do it for the look? I would say A LOT. What kind of annoys me are the people with...
08-30-13, 01:07 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,790
Posted By GT4

If you're doing tricks on a brakeless fixie, you...

If you're doing tricks on a brakeless fixie, you shouldn't be doing it in the streets (I'm assuming barspins and keos), so the advocacy part of this is out of the picture.
08-29-13, 11:29 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,790
Posted By GT4

Sorry if I piss anyone off (who shouldn't be...

Sorry if I piss anyone off (who shouldn't be pissed off) for me bringing back an old thread, I just wanted to give my say.


I am an experienced cyclist from San Francisco who has 3 bikes, a...
08-25-13, 11:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,767
Posted By GT4

You could've said to the officer. "My legs are...

You could've said to the officer. "My legs are brakes." "Are you going to ticket every skateboarder without brakes?"
08-25-13, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,222
Posted By GT4

I thought fixie street riding was a form over...

I thought fixie street riding was a form over function kind of thing.
07-30-13, 11:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,780
Posted By GT4

DAAAMMMNNN... Ballin' baskets. Too much for the...

DAAAMMMNNN... Ballin' baskets. Too much for the bike I'm putting it on. Maybe I'll get one of those if I get a custom made frame or something.
07-30-13, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,780
Posted By GT4

Pretty much what I was thinking if I couldn't...

Pretty much what I was thinking if I couldn't find a basket.
07-30-13, 11:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,780
Posted By GT4

I didn't think I wrote that much. If you read the...

I didn't think I wrote that much. If you read the whole original post, the main reason I want a basket because I don't want a sweaty back from wearing something on my back. I find it very annoying...
07-29-13, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,780
Posted By GT4

I didn't want a quick release basket. I said so...

I didn't want a quick release basket. I said so in the first post. I'm using this for school, so everything will have to be in my backpack.
07-29-13, 01:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,348
Posted By GT4

I find it funny that everything that Origin8...

I find it funny that everything that Origin8 makes are contradictory to their brand name.
07-29-13, 01:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By GT4

For that price for that item, I would be very...

For that price for that item, I would be very surprised to find out they are fake. I've bought TONS of stuff off amazon and none of them were fake.
07-29-13, 01:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,780
Posted By GT4

Need help finding front basket for 31.8 handlebars

Summer is coming to an end, which means school's about to start. Since I recently bought my commuter, I can finally lock up my bike without feeling as paranoid about it being stolen as I did with my...
07-17-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By GT4

Once electronic shifting is set up, that's it. ...

Once electronic shifting is set up, that's it. You only have to recharge the battery for any maintenance because there is no fatigue of the cables or anything like that. I've heard the battery can...
07-15-13, 10:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,602
Posted By GT4

A nice warm cup of very strong tea. That's...

A nice warm cup of very strong tea.

That's it.
07-15-13, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By GT4

Braze on? You mean brazed joints and not front...

Braze on? You mean brazed joints and not front derailleur, right?
07-15-13, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 857
Posted By GT4

I believe that is to adjust the cone bearings. ...

I believe that is to adjust the cone bearings. The hub is cup and cone right?
07-15-13, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By GT4

U also need straps for the pedals. I run...

U also need straps for the pedals.

I run all city cages x wabi straps x MKS gr-9. I don't like the look of bmx pedals on road bike, but they should work fine.
07-15-13, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By GT4

No idea where you can buy them. Here in SF, we...

No idea where you can buy them. Here in SF, we have the only Mash SF store which is really cool. They probably know how to get them. They might be an exclusive run, dunno.
07-15-13, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By GT4

One thing I learned the hard way was leaving my...

One thing I learned the hard way was leaving my bike lock in the rain (wasn't raining when I locked it). It's a carbon bike, so it wasn't as bad, but I kept riding it and then finally, weeks later,...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-15-13, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,088
Posted By GT4

I hate when that happens. Makes me think the...

I hate when that happens. Makes me think the employees don't ride bikes themselves.

-Carbon is repairable. I've seen it on youtube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WRDEu1rrcM) and on instagram....
07-15-13, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By GT4

mash sf purist bottles ...

mash sf purist bottles

http://mashsf.tumblr.com/page/7

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07-13-13, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By GT4

That looks really nice! How much did you invest...

That looks really nice! How much did you invest in it?





I really don't know.
07-13-13, 03:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By GT4

Look at all that flex in the down tube at 0:55! ...

Look at all that flex in the down tube at 0:55! Although, that was quite impressive, they should've stiffened that area and I'm sure it would have been even more exciting.
07-13-13, 12:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By GT4

What should I do with this bike?

Today, I acquired an old Gary Fisher (Made in Taiwan :() mountain bike. It has a threaded 1" Gary Fisher stem, 26" wheels, Shimano Biopace rings, and Suntour mechs just to name a few features. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-13, 10:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,967
Posted By GT4

All my friends wear no underwear saying you can...

All my friends wear no underwear saying you can get a rash or something if you do and instead wear chamois cream. I however, wear underwear and look at it as if they wear a layer in double layer...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-13, 10:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,706
Posted By GT4

Totally not your fault. At least now you can say...

Totally not your fault. At least now you can say his car is one dimple more aerodynamic.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-13, 10:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,942
Posted By GT4

When would you HAVE to ride on a flat tire? It's...

When would you HAVE to ride on a flat tire? It's an option, albeit probably a stupid decision to ride on one.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-13, 10:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,320
Posted By GT4

The next heaviest part.

The next heaviest part.
07-10-13, 02:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 697
Posted By GT4

Ok, but it still looks like a lot of stuff to...

Ok, but it still looks like a lot of stuff to carry around in your bag compared to a smaller light like a knot blinder which gives enough light for most riding.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-10-13, 01:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,446
Posted By GT4

Wow. Amazing work. Looks better raw IMO. The...

Wow. Amazing work. Looks better raw IMO. The paint really kills the details and lug work.
07-10-13, 01:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By GT4

Looks pretty good!

Looks pretty good!
07-10-13, 01:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,860
Posted By GT4

I've heard bamboo bikes are more comfy than...

I've heard bamboo bikes are more comfy than carbon. My steel ss is comfy enough though. Also, a bike being bamboo, I would be hesitant about power transfer, but I have no knowledge on that. Pretty...
07-10-13, 01:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 697
Posted By GT4

I'm not going to take on and off all that crap...

I'm not going to take on and off all that crap for the occasional night ride. Also, 1200 lumens is overkill IMO. My cat eye light with 150 lumens is good enough, but since it's not rechargeable, I...
07-07-13, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,485
Posted By GT4

Sucks to know different areas treat cyclists...

Sucks to know different areas treat cyclists differently. Here in SF, I've never had any bad encounters with drivers.
07-07-13, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By GT4

I said the new kilo tt, as in the latest model,...

I said the new kilo tt, as in the latest model, so sorry for the irrelevant statement. Also, I meant changing ratios easily as in finding good 1/8 chainrings; there's a larger variety of track...
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