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08-17-16, 08:49 AM
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Posted By garlic_rice

Old man trackmuter. The square taper on the NDS...

Old man trackmuter.
The square taper on the NDS crank was worn and starting to slip off the BB. Homie hooked up a C-Record crankset and one record pista bb later, I'm down with a little pasta with...
04-01-16, 11:19 AM
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Posted By garlic_rice

https://media.giphy.com/media/w9uXITmSx7z9K/giphy....

https://media.giphy.com/media/w9uXITmSx7z9K/giphy.gif

Srsly thanks for props, although Mumonkan made it cooler!
Moar pics of that wall here (http://www.pedalroom.com/bike/tighty-whitey-1x8-7792).
02-26-16, 11:48 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,636
Posted By garlic_rice

Next RG sticker?

Next RG sticker?
02-24-16, 12:48 PM
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Views: 5,636
Posted By garlic_rice

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkl_Vq1SWKg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkl_Vq1SWKg
02-24-16, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 950,042
Posted By garlic_rice

Dear Scrod, Re: tipping mechanics - does the...

Dear Scrod,
Re: tipping mechanics - does the same rate apply as with food service? Or is there some scale that i'm unaware of?
I'd like to tip the mechanic who installed brakes/cables/bar tape....
02-24-16, 10:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,636
Posted By garlic_rice

From a safety standpoint, the only situations...

From a safety standpoint, the only situations where brakes can be dangerous on a fixed gear are the velodrome (where cars/pedestrians usually don't appear out of nowhere), or track crits like RHC...
02-24-16, 09:50 AM
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Views: 215,222
Posted By garlic_rice

Sensible dad mode: engaged. Pleated khakis...

Sensible dad mode: engaged.
Pleated khakis forthcoming.
http://i1019.photobucket.com/albums/af313/pkapunan/3F91B4CF-3A86-4FB0-8FAE-C4B18C095327.jpg
02-17-16, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 110,177
Posted By garlic_rice

How you do pronounce Fi'zi:k? My mind defaults to...

How you do pronounce Fi'zi:k? My mind defaults to 'physique' but that colon is hurting my brain.
02-03-16, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24,429
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Posted By garlic_rice

Iknorite?! Way cooler than the Stradivarius...

Iknorite?! Way cooler than the Stradivarius (http://www.allthingsstrings.com/News/News/Greenhouse-Strad-Cello-Goes-to-Montreal) that he took delivery of a couple weeks before the recording. (I wasn't...
02-03-16, 08:52 AM
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Posted By garlic_rice

Today I found out that a recording...

Today I found out that a recording (https://youtu.be/LWjlTP185aA) I played records incorrectly on was nominated for a Juno award. (in Amurrican terms, it's like a socialist Grammy)
I also got the...
01-26-16, 08:29 AM
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Posted By garlic_rice

I guess I'm gonna have to try and dig this out...

I guess I'm gonna have to try and dig this out sometime this week.
https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1485/24258588809_ff5a1e4db3_b.jpg
01-21-16, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 215,222
Posted By garlic_rice

Sweet! Maybe some gutted Campy levers to go with...

Sweet! Maybe some gutted Campy levers to go with those cranks?
I just booked a DJ gig in Vancouver for March. I'll keep an eye out for your whip when i'm not busy eating all the sushi.
01-20-16, 08:46 AM
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Posted By garlic_rice

Yezzir.

Yezzir.
01-19-16, 08:20 AM
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Views: 1,912,592
Posted By garlic_rice

Recently I learned that a friend's husband was...

Recently I learned that a friend's husband was run over by a truck while skating in the LES and didn't make it. Without going into specifics on how it happened, dude left a family behind and it made...
01-11-16, 08:38 AM
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Posted By garlic_rice

Congrats, looks fun! Also looks like it was well...

Congrats, looks fun! Also looks like it was well taken care of.
If I may suggest: townie bars with Paul thumbies. Buy all the 600 from Mumonkan minus brakes ;)
01-11-16, 08:30 AM
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Posted By garlic_rice

I need! I need! Also, as the former owner of...

I need! I need!

Also, as the former owner of said 600 group, I can vouch for its awesomeness. Eerily quiet, and super-smooth shifting with the DT shifters. I've got DA7400 with STIs now and I want...
01-05-16, 09:00 AM
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Posted By garlic_rice

Also who folds their mirrors in curbside?

Also who folds their mirrors in curbside?
01-04-16, 08:03 PM
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Posted By garlic_rice

Thanks! 73 and 128, respectively. (Ritchey...

Thanks! 73 and 128, respectively. (Ritchey Classic curve)
01-04-16, 09:30 AM
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Views: 215,222
Posted By garlic_rice

http://i1019.photobucket.com/albums/af313/pkapunan...

http://i1019.photobucket.com/albums/af313/pkapunan/Arawak001_11.jpg

Back when she was new and dressed up. Winter chill mode is 45t ring and brakes.
12-18-15, 01:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,284
Posted By garlic_rice

Thinking of going fixed with two brakes (!) in...

Thinking of going fixed with two brakes (!) in the near future. Frame's got internal cable routing and i'd hate to see it go unused, also gotta put that right lever to use. So my wish list is a set...
12-15-15, 02:34 PM
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Posted By garlic_rice

Better than the Mets. My wife's friend caught a...

Better than the Mets. My wife's friend caught a foul ball WITH HER FACE at CitiField this past summer and didn't get more than a 'sorry, that's a bummer'.
12-10-15, 11:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,940
Posted By garlic_rice

This! I miss my 90's road bike, but seeing...

This!
I miss my 90's road bike, but seeing what Mumonkan has done with it is getting me pumped to build another one. Too bad 7700 parts (especially 170mm cranks) are fetching NJS circa 2010 prices....
11-08-15, 01:02 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 336,336
Posted By garlic_rice

THAT'S WHAT SHE S...oh nevermind In all...

THAT'S WHAT SHE S...oh nevermind

In all seriousness, the tubeset for this frame is really a bunch of different tubes that ended up being too short for the builder's other projects. I just happened...
11-06-15, 08:32 AM
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Posted By garlic_rice

Moar right hurr...

Moar right hurr (http://www.pedalroom.com/bike/arawak-cycles-culebra-track-25717).
Big boy camera shots are still being edited, but there are some potato 5S shots from the shakedown ride.
11-05-15, 10:00 AM
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Views: 96,033
Posted By garlic_rice

Some nice bits on the outer one. As ubiquitous as...

Some nice bits on the outer one. As ubiquitous as Bianchi Pistas are in NYC, you don't see a lot of them with Record Pista cranks and perforated Supercorsas.
11-05-15, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 336,336
Posted By garlic_rice

Dressed the new whip up and took some pictures...

Dressed the new whip up and took some pictures around Brooklyn with a photographer homie. The stick we found to prop it up was so perfectly shaped for its new purpose that I let it stay in the...
11-02-15, 11:35 AM
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Views: 1,912,592
Posted By garlic_rice

Excellent! Added to #bieklife...

Excellent! Added to #bieklife (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=bieklife) bookmarks folder. More please.
10-30-15, 02:32 PM
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Posted By garlic_rice

After spending way too much time exploring pedal...

After spending way too much time exploring pedal options for the new whip, I ended up buying another pair of GR-9's; today I spent my lunch break greasing the bearings. True to form, they arrived a...
10-22-15, 08:40 AM
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Posted By garlic_rice

Eight. Old enough to have seen BTTF in the...

Eight. Old enough to have seen BTTF in the theatre. Cool, but Turbo/Kraftwerk > Marty/Huey Lewis any day.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVrWDPi12zE
10-22-15, 08:32 AM
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Views: 336,336
Posted By garlic_rice

Thanks! Can't wait to see yours.

Thanks! Can't wait to see yours.
10-19-15, 11:45 AM
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Views: 1,189
Posted By garlic_rice

Some great advice on here. +1 on old mtb and...

Some great advice on here. +1 on old mtb and throwing some slicks/fenders on there.
Have you thought about maybe upping the budget a bit more and looking for a folding bike that she can take inside?
10-19-15, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 336,336
Posted By garlic_rice

Had fun christening the new whip this weekend. ...

Had fun christening the new whip this weekend.
http://i1019.photobucket.com/albums/af313/pkapunan/84B9ECF9-9448-4444-95DA-1C221F9B889F.jpg

Arawak Cycles is a dude named Dave in NYC (the name is...
10-15-15, 10:40 AM
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Views: 1,912,592
Posted By garlic_rice

Congrats on liberation! You should totally be a...

Congrats on liberation!
You should totally be a drifter.
https://media.giphy.com/media/n34RQmQkduCFq/giphy.gif
09-28-15, 11:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,172
Posted By garlic_rice

I loved his duet with David Lee Roth. ...

I loved his duet with David Lee Roth.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMfX9fu2030
09-22-15, 09:27 AM
Replies: 24,429
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Posted By garlic_rice

http://images.bigcartel.com/bigcartel/product_imag...

http://images.bigcartel.com/bigcartel/product_images/130091097/max_h-1000+max_w-1000/IMG_4042.JPG

Today I learned that these exist and now I want them.
07-31-15, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 127,896
Posted By garlic_rice

So good! It's like seeing your ex with a good...

So good! It's like seeing your ex with a good dude and being genuinely happy for her. How's the ride with 650's?
07-23-15, 01:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,535
Posted By garlic_rice

You've probably seen them before. ...

You've probably seen them before.
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4015/4611147951_36150581bd.jpg

EDIT: Seamus is more like Angus than Mark V
07-18-15, 11:11 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 96,033
Posted By garlic_rice

http://i1019.photobucket.com/albums/af313/pkapunan...

http://i1019.photobucket.com/albums/af313/pkapunan/IMG_3345.jpg

(worth noting that this was parked outside Marcy Projects, childhood home of a certain husband)
07-17-15, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 336,336
Posted By garlic_rice

Back when shiny steel was shiny: ...

Back when shiny steel was shiny:
http://i1019.photobucket.com/albums/af313/pkapunan/IMG_2656.jpg



Same here. There used to be a tumblr called "Death to Drop Bars", just driveside shots of...
07-17-15, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 336,336
Posted By garlic_rice

Dialing in fit this week before sending it back...

Dialing in fit this week before sending it back for paint. Handbuilt in Brooklyn by a homie starting out as a full-time framebuilder....
07-02-15, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 972
Posted By garlic_rice

+1 on the Windsor possibly being too small, you...

+1 on the Windsor possibly being too small, you should definitely take it around the block before buying. If it fits, it would be a great commuter for the price.
Also with that "vintage" (2010 is...
06-29-15, 08:30 AM
Replies: 24,429
Views: 1,912,592
Posted By garlic_rice

Got this texted to me from the builder. Haven't...

Got this texted to me from the builder. Haven't seen it in person yet, but those Columbus Spirit chainstays look like they're as big as the seattube.
SO EXCITE
...
06-23-15, 11:51 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 171,896
Posted By garlic_rice

Have: EAI Deluxe 18t. Want: 17t of similar...

Have: EAI Deluxe 18t.

Want: 17t of similar value.
06-19-15, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 336,336
Posted By garlic_rice

Everything about this build is pure class. Well...

Everything about this build is pure class. Well done!
06-10-15, 11:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,314
Posted By garlic_rice

So rad. 2 years ago I traded this for a RAV4...

So rad.

2 years ago I traded this for a RAV4 because I couldn't even fit a full-size stroller in the back. It popped up in my Timehop feed this morning and I instantly felt a little sad,...
06-10-15, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 136,926
Posted By garlic_rice

Found an old pic of me taken within 10 minutes of...

Found an old pic of me taken within 10 minutes of landing at LAX. This is my resting face....
06-09-15, 09:02 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 96,033
Posted By garlic_rice

They're rill purdy, aren't they. CX 1x locked up...

They're rill purdy, aren't they. CX 1x locked up outside my work.
https://scontent.cdninstagram.com/hphotos-xtp1/t51.2885-15/e15/11191035_669523539841033_100721133_n.jpg
06-09-15, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,103
Posted By garlic_rice

Sounds good. I'll take that! I knew there had to...

Sounds good. I'll take that! I knew there had to be an answer that was more function over form.




I like how that thread had already been zombied almost 8 years later. The cranks fit (165) and...
06-08-15, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,103
Posted By garlic_rice

Thanks guys for all your input! Re: grinding...

Thanks guys for all your input!

Re: grinding off the inner ledge - was that common practice back then? Seems like a lot of work for something that no one would really notice. Oh well.

The plot...
06-08-15, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,103
Posted By garlic_rice

Haha that's the first thing I did because it does...

Haha that's the first thing I did because it does look like a 5, doesn't it. I got a bunch of early Sugino BMX stuff.
http://bmxmuseum.com/forsale/picture_382_copy1_blowup.jpg
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