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10-14-04, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,454
Posted By thinman

That bike is right in their store window. Wish I...

That bike is right in their store window. Wish I had a picture of it. Not only is the gearing HUGE but the top tube on that bike must slope down towards the front at least 20 degrees.
07-24-04, 02:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,206
Posted By thinman

I've been in a lot of big cities (burbs...

I've been in a lot of big cities (burbs included), and of all of them suburban Chicago traffic by far seems to be the most aggressive and dangerous. Why is this??? Even driving in a car, I'm...
07-19-04, 10:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,747
Posted By thinman

For the record, in the last month I have had two...

For the record, in the last month I have had two drunken wipeouts on my fixie with a front brake, and none on my brakeless track. So the moral is: Watch the movie The Drunken Master. No brakes =...
07-06-04, 07:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,385
Posted By thinman

Ya know I'm not sure. The LBS installed them,...

Ya know I'm not sure. The LBS installed them, they have no markings and I forgot to ask. I got them put on here:

Bike Works NYC (http://www.bikecult.com/works/)
07-06-04, 06:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,385
Posted By thinman

I ride brakeless with tubulars... the first tires...

I ride brakeless with tubulars... the first tires on it were 20 years old and I shredded them within a couple of weeks. The second pair were high end tires and simply deflated too fast for me... I...
03-03-04, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By thinman

I'm thrilled that such a seemingly harmless...

I'm thrilled that such a seemingly harmless thread topic could inspire WMD. Thanks guys!
03-02-04, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By thinman

difference between 26 and 26.4mm clamp size?

I'm looking for a new stem that works with my old 3TTT drop bars. I got the handlebars used and I don't know if they're 26 or 26.4 mm. Is there really much of a difference there? Can I buy a 26mm...
02-13-04, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By thinman

musings about riding across country

So I was talking to a friend of mine last night about this and that, and I remarked that one of the things I always wanted to do is to ride a bike across the country. She thought I was crazy and...
01-16-04, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By thinman

Good point. :)

Good point. :)
01-15-04, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By thinman

Thanks! I'll check that place out this weekend. ...

Thanks! I'll check that place out this weekend. I've been there before but only to browse. The guys seemed nice enough.
01-14-04, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By thinman

Thanks... yeah that explains why the lockring...

Thanks... yeah that explains why the lockring doesn't work as I expected it to, being threaded on in the same direction. I'm a newbie to fixed so what can I say, I'm still learning. The positive...
01-13-04, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By thinman

It's redished. See it here: ...

It's redished. See it here:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3638086418&ssPageName=ADME:B:LC:US:1
01-13-04, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By thinman

rear gear slipping on threads, how to stop?

I bought one of those fixie conversions off of ebay recently (one of applecart2's)... I've noticed that the rear gear can slip back and forth on the threads if I mash too hard on it. There is a...
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