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07-14-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 989
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Posted By awfulwaffle

Wow I'm an idiot, completely misread the original...

Wow I'm an idiot, completely misread the original question as 'how did you mount your rack'. Thanks for the correction, ROS. I know it's a bit late (don't visit the forum much these days), but my...
03-08-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 989
Views: 161,331
Posted By awfulwaffle

In my case, the ST400 came with tapped holes in...

In my case, the ST400 came with tapped holes in the dropouts. Makes sense given the bike's intended purpose.
08-04-16, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 144,669
Posted By awfulwaffle

Box away! ETA: Saturday

Box away! ETA: Saturday
08-02-16, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 144,669
Posted By awfulwaffle

As promised, here are pics. I got excited and...

As promised, here are pics. I got excited and opened the box without taking any, but here's some staged ones:

http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l23/thesteakosaurus/20160802_183354_zpsd528fkdn.jpg...
08-02-16, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 144,669
Posted By awfulwaffle

Grabbed the box from romperr last night. Pics...

Grabbed the box from romperr last night. Pics later today!
07-24-16, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 144,669
Posted By awfulwaffle

Heh, that's also relevant given that I just got...

Heh, that's also relevant given that I just got married as well :lol: I won't know how she'll react to such things until I try, right?
07-24-16, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 144,669
Posted By awfulwaffle

Wow derp, I even managed to forget that I already...

Wow derp, I even managed to forget that I already checked in >.<
07-18-16, 03:44 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 144,669
Posted By awfulwaffle

Apologies, everyone. Haven't been on the site in...

Apologies, everyone. Haven't been on the site in a while, what with starting a new job and moving to a different state. Address inbound shortly!
02-08-16, 12:11 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 62,981
Posted By awfulwaffle

Man, I gotta step up my C&V game. Here's my only...

Man, I gotta step up my C&V game. Here's my only fendered bike, which I will ***** shamelessly because I like to take pictures of it :D :

http://i.imgur.com/9fXaAeQ.jpg
02-04-16, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By awfulwaffle

I'll take the freewheel! PM inbound.

I'll take the freewheel! PM inbound.
02-03-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 144,669
Posted By awfulwaffle

Aw hell, sign me up again!

Aw hell, sign me up again!
02-01-16, 11:22 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 87,027
Posted By awfulwaffle

I think the ST400 counts! I am still lusting...

I think the ST400 counts! I am still lusting after a set of Suntour Command shifters for it like The Golden Boy has

http://i.imgur.com/Dd9NVtE.jpg
01-23-16, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,481
Posted By awfulwaffle

I just read through 10 pages of posts because I...

I just read through 10 pages of posts because I panicked and thought the box died during my forum absence! Good thing there's another. I'm just going on this here bike of crap, may need a few more...
10-27-15, 06:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,795
Posted By awfulwaffle

I think I might count. 290 to 175 and still...

I think I might count. 290 to 175 and still dropping (though I'm near my lower limit). Started when I was working a job that required about 12 miles of walking per night, 7 days a week. That got me...
10-19-15, 04:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,577
Posted By awfulwaffle

Sweet! I wanna see more attachments made out of...

Sweet! I wanna see more attachments made out of other bikes :D
10-15-15, 05:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,529
Posted By awfulwaffle

Wow, great work! It's taken me the better part of...

Wow, great work! It's taken me the better part of the last 5 years to do what you've done in 180 days. Awesome.
10-14-15, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,481
Posted By awfulwaffle

Hey, two of my craps! That RD is REALLY floppy,...

Hey, two of my craps! That RD is REALLY floppy, hopefully you have luck finding a replacement pivot spring for it, EDIT: or can move the spring to the other hole! I learned something today hah


...
10-07-15, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,723
Views: 136,527
Posted By awfulwaffle

Most excellent facial expression ^^^^ I see...

Most excellent facial expression ^^^^

I see your combat stance,

http://i.imgur.com/5QA1dOk.jpg

and raise you a lady-cat-looks-like-she-has-a-cat-dong stance

http://i.imgur.com/VmkwqRQ.jpg
10-04-15, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,481
Posted By awfulwaffle

@RaleighSport...

@RaleighSport (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=235305) Thanks! I may very well take you up on that, once the build starts coming together. Gotta address some surface rust on the frame first...
10-02-15, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,481
Posted By awfulwaffle

Thanks! I appreciate that. Is my favorite, would...

Thanks! I appreciate that. Is my favorite, would get rid of both my other bikes before it. Though the saddle and tape are just pretending to be leather ;)
10-01-15, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,481
Posted By awfulwaffle

Absolutely! The frame actually came with a...

Absolutely! The frame actually came with a Shimano Eagle, but I didn't think I'd ever end up using it and donated to a coworker a while back. Saw the Lark and grabbed it, leaning more towards giving...
10-01-15, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,481
Posted By awfulwaffle

Pics?! I'll give you pics! :D Box being...

Pics?! I'll give you pics! :D

Box being inspected for danger by Bucket the cat:

http://i.imgur.com/XJKSaeU.jpg

My take:

http://i.imgur.com/BK1EK7h.jpg
09-29-15, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,481
Posted By awfulwaffle

Yep, I've got it. Opened her up but haven't...

Yep, I've got it. Opened her up but haven't sorted through fully to decide what I want to take. I'm aiming to get it out on Thursday.
Forum: Commuting
09-27-15, 12:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,540
Posted By awfulwaffle

I use SPD shoes/pedals and have been for the last...

I use SPD shoes/pedals and have been for the last 2 years, commuting 4-5 days a week from March to late October or November. The pedals are Shimano SPD-M530s and the shoes are Shimano SH-MT33s. Paid...
09-25-15, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,481
Posted By awfulwaffle

It has most certainly been my goal for a while...

It has most certainly been my goal for a while now to build up a bike of crap on a crappy frame I picked up for $4 (that's right, not $5).

Not 100% decided if I want it to be geared or not yet,...
09-24-15, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 607,650
Posted By awfulwaffle

I really think one of the cranks should be...

I really think one of the cranks should be remounted +180 degrees and add some clipless pedals so that one can travel in an elegant humping motion wherever they go. Then I'd be sold.
09-24-15, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,481
Posted By awfulwaffle

Oh boy! I'm feeling lucky, hopefully this time...

Oh boy! I'm feeling lucky, hopefully this time I'll get the last bits I need to complete the bike o' crap!
09-21-15, 04:07 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 161,331
Posted By awfulwaffle

How'd I miss this thread. An excuse to ***** out...

How'd I miss this thread. An excuse to ***** out pictures of my bike? Yes please!

http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l23/thesteakosaurus/20150713_160808_zpsgrgjwqxn.jpg...
09-04-15, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,258
Posted By awfulwaffle

No problem. When I was looking after the...

No problem. When I was looking after the aforementioned Nashbar fork arrived trashed, I happened to see that the Ritchey was available locally. Not bad as far as impatient buys go :D

Kind of...
09-04-15, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,258
Posted By awfulwaffle

I like my Ritchey Comp. Significantly lighter...

I like my Ritchey Comp. Significantly lighter than the Nashbar fork it replaced, damps road vibrations well and doesn't look too bad either.
...
09-04-15, 06:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,136
Posted By awfulwaffle

I like the Charge Spoon. Have it on two of my...

I like the Charge Spoon. Have it on two of my bikes. Very comfortable, though maybe could be a hair wider to fit my backside even better. Of course, that's subjective.
08-31-15, 12:44 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 19,346
Posted By awfulwaffle

My tiny fiance riding the 650c Cannondale R500 I...

My tiny fiance riding the 650c Cannondale R500 I managed to track down and refurb/fit for her :D Later, she was even persuaded to get a pair of proper shorts! Now if I could just get her to ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-15, 06:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,898
Posted By awfulwaffle

Dead giveaway

Dead giveaway
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-15, 10:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,776
Posted By awfulwaffle

The parts on my arms where the tanline would...

The parts on my arms where the tanline would begin are conveniently tattooed over :D
08-10-15, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By awfulwaffle

Anyone have any good pictures of impact marks on carbon frame?

Hey guys and gals,

Just like the title says, I seek your assistance in the form of some pictures of carbon frames that have taken an impact (whether fatal to the frame or not). The reason I ask is...
08-10-15, 06:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,279
Posted By awfulwaffle

Anybody notice that the muscly kid on Hakone...

Anybody notice that the muscly kid on Hakone Academy's team appears to have named his tits after Andy and Frank Schleck?
Forum: Commuting
08-08-15, 04:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,516
Posted By awfulwaffle

I take the same lunches as I do on the days when...

I take the same lunches as I do on the days when I go by car. For stuff that requires some sort of container, I'll use either plastic or glass, whatever's available. If the container has something...
Forum: Foo
08-02-15, 09:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,123
Posted By awfulwaffle

My grandmother's eclaires. Part of the reason I...

My grandmother's eclaires. Part of the reason I was a rotund little fella when I was young. Recently learned to make them myself. 14 eggs, 400g butter, 2 cups of flour, and a cup of sugar produces...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-15, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,244,255
Posted By awfulwaffle

I wonked the frame while riding this on the...

I wonked the frame while riding this on the trainer:

http://i.imgur.com/xTHIPJm.jpg

So it turned into this :D :


http://i.imgur.com/mVxkeAI.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-15, 09:43 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 16,244,255
Posted By awfulwaffle

Purdy. I'm a sucker for that tape/saddle color...

Purdy. I'm a sucker for that tape/saddle color combo.
07-25-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By awfulwaffle

Have you actually checked continuity in each wire...

Have you actually checked continuity in each wire with a multimeter, or do ya mean visually fine? Have a wiring diagram handy that might make it a bit easier to diagnose? Would be good to know...
Forum: Foo
07-22-15, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By awfulwaffle

Haven't built a gaming PC since 2009. My current...

Haven't built a gaming PC since 2009. My current rig/dinosaur, which still runs BF4 and MWO (my primary gaming indulgences) is as follows:

ASUS M4N82 Deluxe Mobo
AMD 955BE Phenom II quad core...
Forum: Touring
07-21-15, 04:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,803
Posted By awfulwaffle

Have you tried toeing the pads in? Got rid of the...

Have you tried toeing the pads in? Got rid of the squeal with the cantis on my commuter. Good pads make a lot of difference in stopping power as well
Forum: Commuting
07-21-15, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By awfulwaffle

Frankly, at the time I built the bike I had a big...

Frankly, at the time I built the bike I had a big ole gut and no core strength, so I defaulted to a pretty upright position. Now has a much longer stem on it, after I got in shape and spent a lot of...
Forum: Commuting
07-20-15, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By awfulwaffle

I can vouch for much of that build that build as...

I can vouch for much of that build that build as a commuter. My very first commuter was built with low end 7 speed stuff looted from an old Trek 820 I broke the frame of as a kid, and a Nashbar AL...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,266
Posted By awfulwaffle

My riding buddy picked up a 1999 Trek 5000 OCLV,...

My riding buddy picked up a 1999 Trek 5000 OCLV, with upgraded Dura Ace RD and Ultegra FD and crank for $625 about a week ago, and I think he overpaid a little bit. Had quite a few paint chips, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-15, 05:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,011
Posted By awfulwaffle

How about a pair of these? Look like they'd...

How about a pair of these? Look like they'd provide a function very similar to what you're after, with the added benefit of not costing $200.

Cinelli Spinaci Bar Extensions | Planet X...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-15, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 689,786
Posted By awfulwaffle

The Titanium Bastard went to Holy Hill again,...

The Titanium Bastard went to Holy Hill again, and this time I thought to take a picture! Still very much a work in progress, stem and bars are likely going to be replaced soon:
...
07-14-15, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,481
Posted By awfulwaffle

For some reason, that sounds absolutely fitting...

For some reason, that sounds absolutely fitting for this game :lol:
Forum: Commuting
07-13-15, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15,208
Views: 10,952,735
Posted By awfulwaffle

http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l23/thesteakosau...

http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l23/thesteakosaurus/20150713_160808_zpsgrgjwqxn.jpg (http://s92.photobucket.com/user/thesteakosaurus/media/20150713_160808_zpsgrgjwqxn.jpg.html)

Biketruck. In...
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