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08-11-07, 06:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By jacobs

a few updates as well: here's how i'd do the...

a few updates as well:

here's how i'd do the main race : http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=1218470

i also secured some cash sponsorships, so it looks like registration fees will drop AND the...
08-11-07, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By jacobs

The points system hasn't been finalized yet, but...

The points system hasn't been finalized yet, but yes, you still need to qualify.

You will be able to qualify without actually winning any of the races as long as you finish 3. I'm not trying to...
08-01-07, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By jacobs

the website is now (almost) fully functional....

the website is now (almost) fully functional. online reg is open, and the rough schedule/events layout is up!

http://www.scumbagcupboston.com
07-17-07, 05:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By jacobs

all the winners of the qualifiers and the main...

all the winners of the qualifiers and the main race are getting a custom bag from a different awesome sponsor!

online reg will be up soon!

get excited!
07-06-07, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By jacobs

website is partially up, with a list of some of...

website is partially up, with a list of some of the confirmed sponsors! get psyched people!
06-08-07, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By jacobs

If you don't screw up the manifest, don't get a...

If you don't screw up the manifest, don't get a flat and push hard you should be able to qualify. Doing well in the main race is another story though. It's much harder to keep your head straight and...
05-13-07, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By jacobs

sorry, this was announced all over the place over...

sorry, this was announced all over the place over a month ago! can't please everyone.
05-12-07, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By jacobs

top for a new flyer. sponsor lists coming soon!

top for a new flyer. sponsor lists coming soon!
05-07-07, 07:50 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,154,794
Posted By jacobs

Looks good sir, glad it all worked out for you!...

Looks good sir, glad it all worked out for you! Now just get that thing out to Kissena!
05-05-07, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By jacobs

Old Mavic MTB stuff wanted!

Specifically a/some Oxygen M6CD rims, and a 530 rear hub, any hole count. Also looking for the grey anodized 110bcd chainrings. Anyone have something in the bin? Let me know!
05-01-07, 06:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,587
Posted By jacobs

The best locking technique is a combination of...

The best locking technique is a combination of multiple, different locks. A chain and a ulock is much safer than either one by themselves. They require different large, heavy tools to defeat.

That...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-29-07, 06:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By jacobs

As a custom builder, it sounds to me like the...

As a custom builder, it sounds to me like the builder in question is already doing the right thing, and has done everything you could hope for. He offered to build you a new bike. He told you about...
04-22-07, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 457,832
Posted By jacobs

I have some Cinelli Angel's with a 1 1/8" stem...

I have some Cinelli Angel's with a 1 1/8" stem size (rare size).

http://www.tritechmultisport.com/Accessories/Cinelli/angel2.jpg
04-22-07, 06:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By jacobs

Carbon fiber is far from a new technology on...

Carbon fiber is far from a new technology on bikes.

FSA however, are notorious for shoddy manufacturing techniques and crap products.
04-12-07, 07:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,250
Posted By jacobs

http://www.marybakereddylibrary.org/images/galleri...

http://www.marybakereddylibrary.org/images/galleries/mapparium/8_northstar.jpg

http://www.marybakereddylibrary.org/images/galleries/mapparium/10_blue.jpg
04-12-07, 07:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,250
Posted By jacobs

well, i just checked, and apparently now it does....

well, i just checked, and apparently now it does. $6.

it definitely did not when i went last, but that was before the "restoration" they performed, which still sounds to me like it's going to suck...
04-12-07, 07:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,250
Posted By jacobs

the mapparium at the christian science center is...

the mapparium at the christian science center is pretty breathtaking, as is the reflecting pool on a nice night.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mapparium

both are free.

the p*****y museum at...
04-10-07, 08:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,999
Posted By jacobs

vinegar takes off chrome as well, but seriously,...

vinegar takes off chrome as well, but seriously, if the chrome is in nice shape....
04-09-07, 03:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,750
Posted By jacobs

He's hoping/claiming to have stuff out for the...

He's hoping/claiming to have stuff out for the Bicycle Film Festival this year.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-08-07, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,279
Posted By jacobs

your parts bin has a ROHLOFF in it??

your parts bin has a ROHLOFF in it??
04-08-07, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By jacobs

All bikes welcome. Rob, we'll talk. I'm...

All bikes welcome.

Rob, we'll talk.

I'm trying to encourage out of towners to come, and we'll take care of as many housing requests as we can (first come first served!)

email them to me from...
04-06-07, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By jacobs

the boston scumbag cup! - 9.8.07-9.10.07

http://relloms.no-ip.com/jacobs/scumbagcup/flyerweb.jpg


WEBSITE (not really there yet, but it will be): www.scumbagcupboston.com (http://www.scumbagcupboston.com)

this is an idea i've been...
04-06-07, 04:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,336
Posted By jacobs

i'll probably be in philly saturday morning,...

i'll probably be in philly saturday morning, partying in nyc friday night. all depends what the busses are like.

i'm bringing at least 1 bottle of powers for you (and me).
04-04-07, 09:28 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,209
Posted By jacobs

that wasn't the last bike related death. i...

that wasn't the last bike related death.

i had a friend/bandmate lose her life to a car on lincoln st. in lower allston a few years back.

i think there might have been one other....
04-04-07, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 2,599,340
Posted By jacobs

new paint! ...

new paint!

http://velospace.org/files/sidejacobscross.jpg
http://velospace.org/files/frontjacobscross.jpg
http://velospace.org/files/drop1.jpg
04-04-07, 06:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,336
Posted By jacobs

make sure you hit new york before 10:30-10:45....

make sure you hit new york before 10:30-10:45. the last philly connecting bus leaves sometime around 11, but usually earlier. that being said i'll be there, getting dailey drunk.
04-03-07, 07:11 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,154,794
Posted By jacobs

i posted this bike before, but here's the real...

i posted this bike before, but here's the real photos. wish they had my headbadge in them though!

here's the original post:



http://i12.tinypic.com/3150ig4.jpg...
03-31-07, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By jacobs

you're talking about probably less than 1cm in...

you're talking about probably less than 1cm in difference of the top tube length. you can get stems from 50mm to 150mm without much difficulty, and they aren't very expensive if you decide you don't...
03-27-07, 04:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,349
Posted By jacobs

whew. no thanks.

whew. no thanks.
03-26-07, 04:59 AM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 65,866
Posted By jacobs

behind community after they close, near the...

behind community after they close, near the dumpster.
Forum: Framebuilders
03-21-07, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,870
Posted By jacobs

They're everything you make them. They are of a...

They're everything you make them. They are of a very high quality, and their attention to detail is second to only maybe a very select few. They are very expensive, but quality and demand raise...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-21-07, 06:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,870
Posted By jacobs

Lots of builders do 'em, Dazza at Llewellyn would...

Lots of builders do 'em, Dazza at Llewellyn would be my personal pick for "best", with a close second to Vanilla.

http://www.llewellynbikes.com

I personally won't touch them, not worth the...
03-20-07, 12:20 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 15,563
Posted By jacobs

Chucksbikes has the group shown minus the...

Chucksbikes has the group shown minus the seatpost and headset, but with the pedals, for $310.

http://www.chucksbikes.com/store/
03-19-07, 06:01 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 11,564
Posted By jacobs

no big bat?

no big bat?
03-18-07, 12:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,648
Posted By jacobs

fair enough - i'm getting my info from yamaguchi...

fair enough - i'm getting my info from yamaguchi in part, thats something he told me when i was out working with him. one of the reasons he wanted to get out of japan and over to the us.
03-17-07, 07:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,648
Posted By jacobs

as i've always been told, njs approved frames...

as i've always been told, njs approved frames must use all round tubing, nothing aero/ovalized.
03-17-07, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,132
Posted By jacobs

for $37 just keep the tires and call it a day.

for $37 just keep the tires and call it a day.
03-13-07, 03:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,482
Posted By jacobs

I hate to say it, but you could build a seriously...

I hate to say it, but you could build a seriously light IRO Angus. That tubing is lighter than a lot of cheap aluminum. Even more so with the Bareknuckle. Light cranks, pedals, a ti BB would all...
03-11-07, 01:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,365
Posted By jacobs

That bike is made for Hill Climb races, really...

That bike is made for Hill Climb races, really popular on the west coast in some areas. Straight uphill, short, and I think there is some stipulation in USCF/UCI rules allowing silly light bikes in...
03-07-07, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 411,469
Posted By jacobs

the new battles record kills it.

the new battles record kills it.
03-07-07, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 65,866
Posted By jacobs

That's not what I mean. Register for the C and...

That's not what I mean. Register for the C and race the B. They don't check numbers at the start, and chances are you won't be winning anything if you still have Cat5 on your license. The B field is...
03-06-07, 04:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,612
Posted By jacobs

A race about REAL METAL would start at midnight,...

A race about REAL METAL would start at midnight, which would also allow all us working stiffs from out of town the possibility of making it.
03-06-07, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 65,866
Posted By jacobs

You can ride a single speed in a Crit if you...

You can ride a single speed in a Crit if you want, but good luck. The only basic requirements are 1 brake per wheel, a freewheel, and a traditionally designed front triangle (no missing tubes). All...
03-05-07, 05:36 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 5,673
Posted By jacobs

We have some ideas cooked up about a live city...

We have some ideas cooked up about a live city traffic stage race of sorts. We'll see what happens.
03-05-07, 04:59 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 5,673
Posted By jacobs

Thanks for the positive words guys. Croth...

Thanks for the positive words guys.

Croth and I will probably be doing another event on this scale in the fall, but I think our complex theme motivated race ideas were spent on this one, and the...
03-04-07, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 65,866
Posted By jacobs

Some of the checkpoint staff had to leave because...

Some of the checkpoint staff had to leave because of the police, and the rest followed thereafter. Not a one of the workers had been drinking so heavily they couldn't perform their task. You can...
03-04-07, 08:18 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 5,673
Posted By jacobs

Tyler and Luke showed up just under 2 and a half...

Tyler and Luke showed up just under 2 and a half hours after the start.

I know that some out of towners who didn't pick the best routes, and did everything had computers that showed under 40. I...
03-04-07, 10:33 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 5,673
Posted By jacobs

Results....

Results. (http://relloms.no-ip.com/jacobs/thedudeabides/RESULTS.html)

Sorry if you aren't on there for a DNF, I didn't get all the slips towards the end. All the finishers should be on there...
03-03-07, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By jacobs

Use a seat tube reamer, or turn down the post. ...

Use a seat tube reamer, or turn down the post.

If the OD of the ST is 25.4, you shouldn't be putting a 25.4 seatpost in it. On a bike of that vintage, you'd probably want a a 24.2 or so.
03-02-07, 08:18 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 5,673
Posted By jacobs

Lincoln St. near South Station, off Kneeland.

Lincoln St. near South Station, off Kneeland.
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