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05-29-07, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Bikeophile

Hey Folks!!! Just popping in to say after...oh...

Hey Folks!!!
Just popping in to say after...oh about a year.... ;)
How are ya guys?! Looks like lots of the same folks!!!

I just was chatting with Keith over at Cavern and realized how long...
01-26-06, 01:17 PM
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Posted By Bikeophile

7degrees tomorrow!? sweet! I can't remember the...

7degrees tomorrow!? sweet!
I can't remember the name, but there is a vietnamese sub shob in china town too..They raised their prices to $1.50 for a foot long sub...(last year they were $1). I don't...
01-26-06, 11:57 AM
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Posted By Bikeophile

hey guys!! I swear I am going to hang around...

hey guys!!
I swear I am going to hang around here more regularly! How are things going? I haven't popped in here since New Years day. I switched to working afternoons at my "DAY" job 6pm-2am and...
01-08-06, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Bikeophile

Hey guys! Spent the day out riding yesterday. ...

Hey guys!
Spent the day out riding yesterday. It was wet and messy, but still fun! :) Anyone else out riding this weekend?

By the way, I've seen Keith's Naugahyde Thong. Its something that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-06, 11:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 989
Posted By Bikeophile

I'm sure that by the time the movie actually gets...

I'm sure that by the time the movie actually gets filmed and comes out that Lance-Mania has quietted down a little.

But I'm actually glad that Lance is still on magazine covers because without...
01-02-06, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Bikeophile

Ok well sounds like I'm on my own today...Looks...

Ok well sounds like I'm on my own today...Looks real crappy out anyways...I was hoping for more snow/less rain...

Oh well :)
Anyways, talk to you guys soon!
RoB
01-01-06, 08:06 AM
Replies: 47,508
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Posted By Bikeophile

Good Morning all! So....for those of us into a...

Good Morning all!
So....for those of us into a Moday ride....I'm not sure what places will be "OPEN" for business food or beverage-wise...but I am sure our friends at KIM MOON BAKERY might be...
01-01-06, 07:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,849
Posted By Bikeophile

All I have to say is be careful which clipless...

All I have to say is be careful which clipless you choose if you go brakeless. I have popped out of so many SPD pedals during skids and stops. I went back to toe clips for a while before getting a...
01-01-06, 12:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 366
Posted By Bikeophile

Just got in from a quiet house party down the...

Just got in from a quiet house party down the road. Hope everyone makes it home safely and without too many bruises tonight! Slippery roads + New Years Drinks = many visits to the pavement on the...
12-31-05, 06:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,578
Posted By Bikeophile

My B17 doesn't eat pants, but it has definitely...

My B17 doesn't eat pants, but it has definitely stained its share of shorts. I think the WATER + Black Leather + Light Coloured Cargo Shorts is a bad combination. Those shorts simply become "Bike...
12-31-05, 06:18 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,725
Posted By Bikeophile

Ok so the drugs I'm on must have kicked just...

Ok so the drugs I'm on must have kicked just before I posted!

I guess the fact that all of the parts are proprietory or "no name" as well as the paint job reminded me of the Fuji bikes is all.
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12-31-05, 05:59 PM
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Posted By Bikeophile

Thanks :) Got your PM's sr20det! We'll chat more...

Thanks :) Got your PM's sr20det! We'll chat more soon :)

By the way guys...we got some IRO frames come in. I've heard that there are issues getting Mark V frames but we just got some in and...
12-31-05, 05:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,725
Posted By Bikeophile

Hey Vova! From the parts description you've...

Hey Vova!

From the parts description you've given the Atom looks very much like a basic FUJI Track bike. There is nothing wrong with that, especially the price, but honestly I DIG your bike! If...
12-31-05, 04:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,295
Posted By Bikeophile

Baxtefer, just busy with life and work but I'm...

Baxtefer, just busy with life and work but I'm glad most of you guys seem to still be here!

I have a few IRO's in stock, so if anyone is interested, rather than soliciting on the boards, email me...
12-31-05, 02:43 PM
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Posted By Bikeophile

Hey Guys!! Long time no see!!! It's been a...

Hey Guys!!
Long time no see!!! It's been a while since I've been on here, and although I've bumped into OPERATOR A couple times, and still talk to Keith (cavernmech) pretty much daily I felt super...
12-31-05, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,295
Posted By Bikeophile

Wow that's odd that there are no Mark V frames...

Wow that's odd that there are no Mark V frames around because I have a bunch in stock. Mind you, we ordered ours months ago and had been waiting for quite a while. We're in Canada, but we do have...
08-31-05, 11:21 AM
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Posted By Bikeophile

I've been offline for a few days...I normally run...

I've been offline for a few days...I normally run 52/16 (currently 52/17) fixed only for me :)
08-31-05, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,526
Posted By Bikeophile

Yup RiderX is correct. We still have one hub in...

Yup RiderX is correct. We still have one hub in stock with the threads on the flip flop side. We're waiting patiently for the slide on freewheel to be done.

According to Scott from Level, the...
08-26-05, 04:24 AM
Replies: 47,508
Views: 1,091,788
Posted By Bikeophile

New Burrito place in Kensington????!!! I...

New Burrito place in Kensington????!!!

I love Burrito Boys (Adelaide and Peter) so I am always up for new eats! I will try to make it, but like I said we have plans, so I am not a "for sure"
...
08-25-05, 12:28 PM
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Posted By Bikeophile

K so Spadina and Bloor...What time? I told Goki...

K so Spadina and Bloor...What time? I told Goki that I have plans at 7pm, but if it starts at 6pm I can ride for a bit...

Shiz, those wheels certainly are nice :)
I'm still riding my Level Rear...
08-25-05, 12:23 PM
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Posted By Bikeophile

I'm computer-less right now too, but my roadie...

I'm computer-less right now too, but my roadie buddy has a comp. There is a Picnic shelter that is on the opposite side of the inlet as the 3sisters (the smoke stacks). That is 24km out...From that...
08-25-05, 10:03 AM
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Posted By Bikeophile

Hey Folks! I just thought I would pop by and see...

Hey Folks! I just thought I would pop by and see how things were going. I kind of gave up on the thread after it went to page3...I thought everyone had abandonned it.

Looks like you guys are...
08-06-05, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By Bikeophile

I think in addition to everything else, summer is...

I think in addition to everything else, summer is here and people are outside more than on here. I know I only pop in once or twice a week these days. I predict that action will pick up on here in...
08-06-05, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,301
Posted By Bikeophile

They really aren't THAT easy. I don't know about...

They really aren't THAT easy. I don't know about the comments above on what kind of U-Lock was used, but I can be fairly sure it wasn't a Krypto. If by chance it was Kryptonite will replace the...
08-02-05, 10:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,552
Posted By Bikeophile

lol nice daydream Sam :) My guess is that the...

lol nice daydream Sam :)
My guess is that the first time she touched that bike and the last was when she put her arm through the triangle (after someone picked it up and placed it on her shoulder...
08-02-05, 10:24 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,552
Posted By Bikeophile

I don't know about you, but my bike is a...

I don't know about you, but my bike is a "she"
08-02-05, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,140
Posted By Bikeophile

my guess is that the seller just wants to get his...

my guess is that the seller just wants to get his user ID rating up. If he sells a couple things to himself using another ID, then he will have a higher rating (you need a rating of 5 or more to...
08-02-05, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 586
Posted By Bikeophile

I'm still waiting to hear why I should stay away...

I'm still waiting to hear why I should stay away from Canada for the next couple of years.
07-31-05, 06:04 PM
07-31-05, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,490
Posted By Bikeophile

IN FACT....If you are absolutely set on getting...

IN FACT....If you are absolutely set on getting these, send me a PM and I will sell you mine for a great deal! Only 1week's worth of riding on it (including 1 x 100km ride). I'd even include a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-05, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 716
Posted By Bikeophile

You did mention that you have spinning bikes at...

You did mention that you have spinning bikes at your gym as well right? Well almost all spinning bikes will allow you to clip in. So that is an option you should look into for sure in my opinion.
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07-31-05, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,490
Posted By Bikeophile

Yep and believe me after a 100km ride on them I...

Yep and believe me after a 100km ride on them I was made fully aware of that!
07-31-05, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,233
Posted By Bikeophile

There was a problem that FSA addressed between...

There was a problem that FSA addressed between their GENERATION 1 Vigorellis and the GEN2 version. I had seen first hand a set that had the "play" that Mikorp described above.

But FSA's 2005...
07-31-05, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,490
Posted By Bikeophile

Unless you have ridden on a bike with literally...

Unless you have ridden on a bike with literally only one or two hand positions its hard to understand. Your hands can/will actually go numb from sitting in the same position for long periods of...
07-31-05, 11:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,490
Posted By Bikeophile

I have a set on my fixie right now with onee...

I have a set on my fixie right now with onee Tektro Bar end lever. We sell them, so
I thought I would try them out myself so I could give a true opinion on them, not just hearsay.

I really like...
07-29-05, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 732
Posted By Bikeophile

We do strictly mail order (but hand deliver in...

We do strictly mail order (but hand deliver in the city). We're right downtown and often have our products at Cavern Cycles (I do a lot of work with Keith who owns Cavern). BTW, the best guy for SS...
07-29-05, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 732
Posted By Bikeophile

Thanks dude! We're doing our best :)

Thanks dude! We're doing our best :)
07-28-05, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 732
Posted By Bikeophile

DUDE! we sell IRO's in Toronto...our prices...

DUDE! we sell IRO's in Toronto...our prices actually work out to about the same as they sell (since we have no shipping costs or duty)..
07-28-05, 01:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,380
Posted By Bikeophile

most mailmen in our city walk

most mailmen in our city walk
07-27-05, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By Bikeophile

That's one of the silliest things I've heard all...

That's one of the silliest things I've heard all day. Thanks!

How is THIS ONLY Track Legal....From the NYCBIKES Site:
"We've lengthened the head tube for traffic view without stacks of spacers,...
07-27-05, 09:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,442
Posted By Bikeophile

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07-26-05, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,359
Posted By Bikeophile

I don't believe so (with regards to the new...

I don't believe so (with regards to the new design). The Vigorelli's are still carbon discs. I have seen the Fuji's and they ARE FSA cranks (listed as Carbon Pro Track on Fujibikes.com), but not...
07-26-05, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,359
Posted By Bikeophile

Very good point Don, it was definitely a 1st...

Very good point Don, it was definitely a 1st generation Crankset that I was talking about in my example.
07-26-05, 12:21 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,155,567
Posted By Bikeophile

Oh dude!!! Baby needs a bath!

Oh dude!!! Baby needs a bath!
07-26-05, 12:19 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,155,567
Posted By Bikeophile

Great ride dude. Now get out there and put some...

Great ride dude. Now get out there and put some miles on her like ink mentioned and treat her well!
07-26-05, 12:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,857
Posted By Bikeophile

I agree 100% that you need to be more aware...

I agree 100% that you need to be more aware (especially if riding brakeless, which I do). But honestly, if you have 1 or both brakes, besides taking it slowly at first while you get used to NOT...
07-26-05, 05:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,359
Posted By Bikeophile

I've heard of one specific case where the carbon...

I've heard of one specific case where the carbon spider failed and the crank basically self destructed. That being said, I also know of several folks (big and small folks)who ride these and...
07-26-05, 05:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,857
Posted By Bikeophile

You don't need any special riding technique to...

You don't need any special riding technique to get on a fixie. You just need to take it slow at first. It's really not tough at all, just takes some getting used to. (but definitely ride with a...
07-26-05, 05:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,857
Posted By Bikeophile

If you decide that you don't want to convert your...

If you decide that you don't want to convert your dad's bike (or if HE decides that he doesn't want you to convert it) there are decently priced pre built bikes, which I believe was your original...
07-25-05, 05:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 729
Posted By Bikeophile

Do a search on Level Components, there are...

Do a search on Level Components, there are several threads and a good handful of us who are using them. (some of us for more than a year now)
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