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08-15-17, 05:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,262
Posted By Xgecko

looks easy enough..... the reason I like to use...

looks easy enough..... the reason I like to use paint cans for soaking is that you can put the lid on it, seal it and use it again the next time it needs a lube
08-11-17, 07:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,262
Posted By Xgecko

I hate to revive this but what is the preferred...

I hate to revive this but what is the preferred interval for servicing (not teardown)? I'm probably gonna do a little preemptive winterizing this fall as my bike is my primary transportation. I...
12-08-14, 10:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,135
Posted By Xgecko

my Father and I did this, my brother got tired of...

my Father and I did this, my brother got tired of going over the handle bars whenever he rode one of out bikes and changed his about 10 years ago. My only right rear is my BMX cruiser but it only has...
10-10-14, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,105
Posted By Xgecko

AC Racing made a 15T freewheel that fits on a...

AC Racing made a 15T freewheel that fits on a regular F/W side of a flipflop hub people had mixed reviews with them....I had one on a BMX Cruiser that never failed....sold the bike kept the hub
10-06-14, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,105
Posted By Xgecko

47/16 or 50/17 = 44/15 FWIW.....nothing compares...

47/16 or 50/17 = 44/15 FWIW.....nothing compares to a White Industries
09-09-14, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 991,856
Posted By Xgecko

Damn Scrod that is a sweet old bike....oh yeah...

Damn Scrod that is a sweet old bike....oh yeah and I agree CR-18's are great and one one of my favorite rims
06-20-14, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,201
Posted By Xgecko

I will second the recommendation for Circle A...

I will second the recommendation for Circle A nice frames and nice guys
06-20-14, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 991,856
Posted By Xgecko

any opinions on the IRD SS freewheel compared to...

any opinions on the IRD SS freewheel compared to the ENO
05-26-14, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,032
Posted By Xgecko

a Nuvinci hub is another choice

a Nuvinci hub is another choice
05-25-14, 07:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,238
Posted By Xgecko

1/8 inch because I have snapped a 3/32 inch chain...

1/8 inch because I have snapped a 3/32 inch chain and I never want to do that again
03-29-14, 08:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 52,458
Posted By Xgecko

not a fan of their chanrings...hit or miss with...

not a fan of their chanrings...hit or miss with respect to roundness, nice stem really nice Brakes for the money, one of the best freewheels for the money
03-21-14, 04:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,262
Posted By Xgecko

I have a pancake compressor in my living room...

I have a pancake compressor in my living room that will not go past 90psi so Michelin City Protecs were my choice they ride really well at about 80-85psi....
03-20-14, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,257
Posted By Xgecko

That's a pretty standard gearing though today's...

That's a pretty standard gearing though today's 20" bike get the same thing with 25-9
03-19-14, 09:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,080
Posted By Xgecko

Bunny hop....

Bunny hop....
03-14-14, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,052
Posted By Xgecko

Sky Blue Pink metallic with a purple candy

Sky Blue Pink metallic with a purple candy
03-07-14, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 991,856
Posted By Xgecko

I was thinking that too....it took me a while to...

I was thinking that too....it took me a while to collect most of those tools
03-01-14, 02:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 20,007
Posted By Xgecko

AL corrosion can be defeated with ammonia....

AL corrosion can be defeated with ammonia. instead of heathave you tried freezing it? though a soldering iron isn't hot enough to do much you need a torch
02-27-14, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 991,856
Posted By Xgecko

Yeah I built myself a Sram Automatix rear wheel...

Yeah I built myself a Sram Automatix rear wheel for about that price last year
02-26-14, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 991,856
Posted By Xgecko

Wow that's a seriously good deal

Wow that's a seriously good deal
02-22-14, 03:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,922
Posted By Xgecko

yeah I made that mistake as well they looked...

yeah I made that mistake as well they looked really nice but there were only two hand positions, next to the stem and in the drops, everyplace else was just awkward and uncomfortable
02-16-14, 06:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,428
Posted By Xgecko

what car do you have? 2006 Jeep Liberty Diesel ...

what car do you have?
2006 Jeep Liberty Diesel
what's your favorite car?
1966 Mustang coupe
which cars piss you off?
most modern sedans posing as 60's muscle cars performance is Ok but they all...
02-15-14, 09:44 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,555
Posted By Xgecko

I made Valentines Chili, with a bottle of scotch...

I made Valentines Chili, with a bottle of scotch ale and a bar of dark chocolate
02-13-14, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 541,958
Posted By Xgecko

a pair of schrader valve tubes and a step sided...

a pair of schrader valve tubes and a step sided drill bit....one less thing to worry about
02-08-14, 09:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,604
Posted By Xgecko

for my roads 28 works best 25 was harsh and 32...

for my roads 28 works best 25 was harsh and 32 was too slow
02-03-14, 03:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,194
Posted By Xgecko

but you aren't you.....can put a 2speed, 3speed...

but you aren't you.....can put a 2speed, 3speed or even a 5 speed internal hub that would work on most steel track frames
01-31-14, 08:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,216
Posted By Xgecko

gee now I can oggle them and dream about a...

gee now I can oggle them and dream about a lottery bike
01-31-14, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 991,856
Posted By Xgecko

Pacific saltwater (in the air) is different than...

Pacific saltwater (in the air) is different than Atlantic starting fresh is smart thing....
01-29-14, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,216
Posted By Xgecko

thanks for that idea I will be looking at that

thanks for that idea I will be looking at that
01-27-14, 12:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,070
Posted By Xgecko

30mm Risers

30mm Risers
01-19-14, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,206
Posted By Xgecko

I did, I rode with Eggbeaters for 2 years before...

I did, I rode with Eggbeaters for 2 years before switching to platforms and straps. For the riding I do platforms and straps just work better. I'm not likely to switch back at least for road.
01-19-14, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By Xgecko

Traitor Cutlass...

Traitor Cutlass (http://www.traitorcycles.com/2013/Bikes_Cutlass.cfm?Token={ts_2014-01-19_18:20:33**-e3706602e55ca42d-0EDD1C0B-F37F-D077-AE6DDE49582547DE)
01-15-14, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,206
Posted By Xgecko

I have Retrogression straps, the ones that...

I have Retrogression straps, the ones that resemble R E Load's straps. I have other things from R E Load and their quality is top notch.
01-04-14, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By Xgecko

I don't understand why Premier Rush hasn't made...

I don't understand why Premier Rush hasn't made it to HBO yet....I guess the are protecting me
01-02-14, 09:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,555
Posted By Xgecko

Suicide hubs....clearing the gene pool one...

Suicide hubs....clearing the gene pool one hipster at a time
12-27-13, 09:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,349
Posted By Xgecko

SRAM Rival....ebay find $18

SRAM Rival....ebay find $18
12-24-13, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,699
Posted By Xgecko

I have used Odyssey Twisted pedals on my bike for...

I have used Odyssey Twisted pedals on my bike for 3-4 years started with Primo straps before switching to Retrogression straps. Great pedals
12-19-13, 03:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,585
Posted By Xgecko

I went out for groceries and most importantly...

I went out for groceries and most importantly Beer
http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k271/aikigecko/storage/animalhouse-20131219-418_zps3d9f422a.jpg...
12-12-13, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,429
Posted By Xgecko

yeah a lot of BMX kids ride brakeless...they ride...

yeah a lot of BMX kids ride brakeless...they ride down the hill next to my house dragging their feet on the ground or jammed against the seat-stays.
12-09-13, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,710
Posted By Xgecko

this!!!! If you want to run tires 28c or larger...

this!!!! If you want to run tires 28c or larger get CR18's.... smaller and the M13's are great
12-07-13, 10:01 PM
Replies: 24,534
Views: 2,090,164
Posted By Xgecko

Today I put my fenders on for the winter.

Today I put my fenders on for the winter.
12-03-13, 12:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,403
Posted By Xgecko

true there is always ...

true there is always

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/windsor/images/essex_gallery/images/IMG_5124.jpg (http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/windsor/essex.htm)

or
...
11-30-13, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,976,003
Posted By Xgecko

353262

353262
11-29-13, 02:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,403
Posted By Xgecko

while I grocery shop by bicycle on my Dawes SST...

while I grocery shop by bicycle on my Dawes SST only the frame is original at this point...I am planning on one of these for my wife
...
11-20-13, 08:43 AM
Replies: 949
Views: 242,939
Posted By Xgecko

agree with Bruce I own both a kickshift freewheel...

agree with Bruce I own both a kickshift freewheel and an automatic coaster (I have also tried the other offerings from both companies the kickshift coaster sucks)....the autoshift coaster is much...
11-19-13, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,482
Posted By Xgecko

I have a Cane Creek lever but its no different...

I have a Cane Creek lever but its no different than a Tektro, I have used a number of different brakes Tektro, Cane Creek, Shimano Sora and finally Sram Rival that I got for $20 it just needed pads....
11-14-13, 03:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,000
Posted By Xgecko

When I rode fixed used 165mm cranks mostly...

When I rode fixed used 165mm cranks mostly because I live in a small town with lots of little maze like streets where I had to turn while riding. Since I switched to SS I use 175mm cranks because the...
11-11-13, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,587
Posted By Xgecko

I have tried Burro...

I have tried Burro (http://www.burrobags.com/collections/pedal-straps) and Wig (http://www.wigbags.com/street_straps.html) straps they are similar. I use V1.5 Retrogression straps which are very...
11-09-13, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,726
Posted By Xgecko

freewheels, in order of Quality ACS Crossfire ...

freewheels, in order of Quality
ACS Crossfire
Excess
Shimano
GT Ratchet
Halo
ACS Crossfire Pro
White Industries

Do not buy a DICTA or an ACS Claws under any circumstances
11-06-13, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By Xgecko

my best luck was with a set of Lake MTB or Vans...

my best luck was with a set of Lake MTB or Vans Warner shoes though I always wanted to try the Five-10 SPB shoes
11-06-13, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,945
Posted By Xgecko

on the topic of GR9's vs GR10's for a size 10...

on the topic of GR9's vs GR10's for a size 10 wearing Samba's or Vans which is better?
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