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11-27-10, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By Austin Rice

If you do a quick Google Images search, you will...

If you do a quick Google Images search, you will see a bunch of built DH bikes with that frame. I am not a fan of the finish on the frame, so I would probably have it re-powder coated.
11-27-10, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By Austin Rice

Here is the link to the eBay listing....

Here is the link to the eBay listing. (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230546554039&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT)

I would obviously replace that horrid shock with a Marzocci or Fox...
11-27-10, 02:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By Austin Rice

Mosso I-Bay ... Is it worth it?

I have stumbled upon a decent looking frame that claims to be a downhill/freeride frame. It is the Mosso I-Bay. Is it a strong frame? Does anybody have any experience in any way with this frame?...
10-31-10, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 919
Posted By Austin Rice

Awesome. Thank you for your help Jeff. I really...

Awesome. Thank you for your help Jeff. I really appreciate it.
10-31-10, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 919
Posted By Austin Rice

The spacers have too large of an inner diameter....

The spacers have too large of an inner diameter. This might actually fix the problem that I am having though....
10-31-10, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 919
Posted By Austin Rice

Yes, it is Hyperglide compatible.

Yes, it is Hyperglide compatible.
10-31-10, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,674
Posted By Austin Rice

Hmm...the splines are not the same, but I might...

Hmm...the splines are not the same, but I might be able to make it work. Thanks!
10-31-10, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 919
Posted By Austin Rice

I also forgot to mention that this body is for an...

I also forgot to mention that this body is for an 8spd cassette.

This is the spacer kit I bought....
10-31-10, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,674
Posted By Austin Rice

I have a 32t 1/8" chainring. This is a dirt...

I have a 32t 1/8" chainring. This is a dirt jumping/freestyle bike. Just saying MTB is a lot easier ^.^

The reason I am looking for a 14t 1/8" cog is because I am going to be using a 1/8" chain.
10-31-10, 03:27 PM
10-31-10, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,674
Posted By Austin Rice

Where can I buy 1/8" cassette cogs?

I have converted my MTB to a SS, and am now looking for a 1/8" cog. Could somebody please show me where I can find a 14t one? I have looked for hours, and I cannot find any 1/8" ones. Thanks in...
10-30-10, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 919
Posted By Austin Rice

I need help replacing SRAM cassette bodies with Shimano

I am needing to remove my SRAM cassette body and replace it with a Shimano one for a couple reasons:


I bought a single speed spacer kit that is a little too large for SRAM cassette body
I...
10-13-10, 01:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By Austin Rice

Please help me find a SS hub for dirt jumping

Hi all. I have been searching for a single speed hub for my dirt jumping MTB, but have only found 2 that are questionable.

It needs to have disc brake mounts, either threads for a freewheel or a...
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By Austin Rice

Was it through "Buy It Now", "Best Offer", or...

Was it through "Buy It Now", "Best Offer", or bidding style auction?
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By Austin Rice

I talked to my uncle about it, and he just wants...

I talked to my uncle about it, and he just wants to sell it as is. I told him everything you guys told me, and he still said to just sell it as is. Thanks for the help everybody.

Oh, and I have a...
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By Austin Rice

No offense taken! It is my uncles, so he will pay...

No offense taken! It is my uncles, so he will pay for the conversion. :D I was thinking about putting drop bars on it anyway. I prefer drops over aero any day. How much would you say it would sell...
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By Austin Rice

I am doing research right now, and I am doing the...

I am doing research right now, and I am doing the research so it doesn't sell for peanuts on CL. ;)



How, exactly, can I put it up onto eBay and not sell it? Do I end the auction before it is...
Replies: 18
Views: 946
Posted By Austin Rice

De Rosa

Hello everybody! It sure has been a while since I last visited this site. I have been very busy with work, and just started commercial diving college. Anyway, one of my uncles showed me a road bike...
08-15-09, 07:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 698
Posted By Austin Rice

My $50 Raleigh Rampar

Hello everybody! I just wanted to share with everybody that I have just purchased a very cool Raleigh Rampar off Craigslist for only $50! Well, at least I think it is a Rampar. It does not have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-09, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Austin Rice

I forgot to mention that I already bought tires...

I forgot to mention that I already bought tires for it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-09, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Austin Rice

Inner tubes

I bought new wheelset a while ago. The wheels did not come with tires or tubes. I bought the front wheel from my local swapmeet, and I bought the rear off Craigslist. I know that there are different...
06-24-09, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By Austin Rice

I want to make the bikes fixed gear because there...

I want to make the bikes fixed gear because there are no brake mounts on any of the three frames.
06-24-09, 02:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By Austin Rice

Mag Wheel Hub

Hello everyone. I just picked up a few bikes (vintage Sears Stingray look-a-likes) that were in pretty bad condition. Bought all three for $20. I also bought a pair of vintage Grand Harvest 20"...
06-21-09, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Austin Rice

Oh good. Thank you.

Oh good. Thank you.
06-21-09, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Austin Rice

BB Tool Help

Will this tool (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200354676532&fromMakeTrack=true) fit a Sugino CBB-103 (http://www.novoidplus.com/shop/images/SuginoCBB%20103_2.jpg)? It requires 20...
06-17-09, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,292
Posted By Austin Rice

Gyro

Is it possible to put a gyro onto a fixie so that the bike will have a front brake and the ability to do barspins on? Thanks.

P.S. My head tube is 8.25" tall/long and 1" inside diameter. Takes a...
06-08-09, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Austin Rice

I'm sure you do...sure you do. ;) I am thinking...

I'm sure you do...sure you do. ;) I am thinking about ebaying them, along with my two different Derek and the Dominoes "Layla" albums. I decided against this bike because I don't want a girls bike....
06-08-09, 12:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 254
Posted By Austin Rice

New Brake for Old Bike

I am converting a 63cm bike that was equipped with 27" wheels into a fixed gear that is equipped with 700c wheels. I bought a nice new Tektro brake, and it was about an inch too short. So I measured...
06-07-09, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Austin Rice

So that is a big "no-no" I am guessing? Why is...

So that is a big "no-no" I am guessing? Why is that? Where can I get a pair of those things that keep the wheel from going too far back? What are they called? Thanks.
06-07-09, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Austin Rice

Wheel Size

Is there such a wheel that is as thin as a 700c, but has a larger diameter? The fixie I am building has quite a large chain stay, and appears to me that I could fit a 750c wheel in the back if there...
06-07-09, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By Austin Rice

Pre-war Schwinn

So I decided to randomly check out my local CL, and saw this ad (http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/1210522374.html) for a Pre-War Schwinn skip-tooth. I emailed the seller for more info and pics,...
06-07-09, 12:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 943
Posted By Austin Rice

Straight Fork

I am building a fixie, and have been searching for a straight, thick fork. Attached are some pictures that resemble what I am wanting. Where can I buy one of these (new or used)? Of course I have...
06-04-09, 09:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 665
Posted By Austin Rice

Oh...alright. I thought you were talking about...

Oh...alright. I thought you were talking about the 6 inchers that are on my bike now...
06-04-09, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By Austin Rice

I only took out the "seat" inside of the trailer,...

I only took out the "seat" inside of the trailer, and the bike (with the fork and front wheel off) fits nicely in it. I have the front wheel up against the frame, and a bungee net holding them...
06-04-09, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 665
Posted By Austin Rice

I am guessing that by QR fork, you mean it allows...

I am guessing that by QR fork, you mean it allows for the axle to "drop" out of the fork, and not meaning that I am using a QR skewer. If that is the case, then yes, I do have a QR fork. But it uses...
06-04-09, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 665
Posted By Austin Rice

Actually, my Brass 1 came with a quick release...

Actually, my Brass 1 came with a quick release for the rear, and a through-axle for the front. So would I have any issues?
06-04-09, 09:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 665
Posted By Austin Rice

Thanks for all of the suggestions everybody. ...

Thanks for all of the suggestions everybody.

Cobba: I would get the BB7 set if I had enough money to get them. Is the MX1 better than the MX4?

Anybody: Why would it matter if there were 8"...
06-03-09, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 665
Posted By Austin Rice

6" to 8"

I am wanting to upgrade my front brake from a 6" rotor to an 8". I know that I need a bracket for the brake to be mounted to, but I do not know which one I need. I have seen so many different styles...
05-30-09, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,676
Posted By Austin Rice

Well I have a single speed crankset on it as you...

Well I have a single speed crankset on it as you can see from the pictures. The spindle is too long, and I need a shorter one so that the chain ring and cog line up.
05-30-09, 12:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,676
Posted By Austin Rice

Alright. I read the stuff stamped on the bb, and...

Alright. I read the stuff stamped on the bb, and it reads: Japan Sugino 137 x 24T. What on Earth does that mean? What bb can I replace it with? Thanks.

EDIT***

I have a pretty good feeling that...
05-28-09, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,676
Posted By Austin Rice

Well, here is a picture of the current...

Well, here is a picture of the current drivetrain:

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c292/Arice77/P5160020.jpg

I do not know which Sugino BB it is, and wont be able to see until tomorrow (I am...
05-28-09, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,676
Posted By Austin Rice

Sugino

I have an old Takara (probably from the 80's), and I am converting it to a fixie. The problem I ran into is the chain ring and the cog don't line up right because I am using the original Sugino...
05-25-09, 12:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,449
Posted By Austin Rice

Yep. That is what I want, except it will be on...

Yep. That is what I want, except it will be on the top tube.
05-22-09, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By Austin Rice

Dude...I am on it 24/7. Occasionally there will...

Dude...I am on it 24/7. Occasionally there will be a new post, but it ends up being a repost. :notamused: And the best part is this: $150 firm!
05-22-09, 10:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,563
Posted By Austin Rice

I'll take the derailleur off your hands for you :D

I'll take the derailleur off your hands for you :D
05-22-09, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Austin Rice

Vintage Schwinn Eagle Q

I found this Shimano Eagle Q in my Grandma's garage yesterday. Does anybody know If this derailleur is rare? It is in pretty good condition. What do you guys think it is worth?
05-22-09, 01:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By Austin Rice

Trike conversion kit

So today, my 86 year old neighbor and I were talking about bikes, and then he told me he was looking for a trike conversion kit for his wife's beach cruiser. I would like to surprise him by finding a...
05-21-09, 11:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,044
Posted By Austin Rice

Alright. I appreciate all of your replies. Nick's...

Alright. I appreciate all of your replies. Nick's pretty much persuaded me to say with pneumatic.
05-21-09, 03:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,044
Posted By Austin Rice

Which video? I do not see one.

Which video? I do not see one.
05-21-09, 10:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,044
Posted By Austin Rice

Wow. I am glad I asked this here before I bought...

Wow. I am glad I asked this here before I bought them. In the back of my mind, I still want them. Maybe when I get a job or deal enough crack, I will buy them and let you guys know how good/horrible...
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