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09-20-08, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By sp3cialed

Bad Idea?

So I have this pretty nice shimano SLR brake lying around. It's a rear brake and I took it to the LBS and they said they couldn't make it fit on the front fork cause the bolts not long enough, and...
09-19-08, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 989
Posted By sp3cialed

Just got my Hour two days ago also. Not sure if...

Just got my Hour two days ago also. Not sure if it should've been the first to go but I got a EAI 18T cog and a dura ace lock ring at the LBS.
09-18-08, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 322,876
Posted By sp3cialed

Just got my matte gray hour. Does anybody know...

Just got my matte gray hour. Does anybody know how I get my letters all shadowed like this without the white border or is this a different year model? I think this looks much cleaner.
09-18-08, 09:01 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,966
Posted By sp3cialed

If I had the money I'd drop it on this local...

If I had the money I'd drop it on this local store. http://www.jitensha.com/eng/e_index.html
09-17-08, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,554
Posted By sp3cialed

I'm a baseball catcher and have been for about...

I'm a baseball catcher and have been for about ten years now. My knees has gone through phases, but they feel the best when I constantly bike everyday, getting my Hour today though so we'll see how...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-08, 12:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 165
Posted By sp3cialed

What else would you consider?

So a few friends got some money together and got a buddy a bike for his b day. We got a Fuji Newest 3.0. Before we decide to keep it and not return it, can anybody suggest another bike that could...
09-12-08, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 322,876
Posted By sp3cialed

Hey, I ordered mine on september 8th. It shipped...

Hey, I ordered mine on september 8th. It shipped out yesterday, i guess it took 3 days to process. It was scheduled for the 15th but today it got a recheduled delivery for the 17th. So i'd say a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-08, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By sp3cialed

Gotcha, thanks for the help. I've never...

Gotcha, thanks for the help. I've never purchased new cables/housing before. Is there a certain length I should be looking for?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-08, 12:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By sp3cialed

Help with Aero Lever Installation

So I just bought a new SS for a friend's birthday, and I wanted to set him up with some drops and Aero Levers. Got both off CL, but I'm having trouble installing them. I know how to get them on the...
09-10-08, 12:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By sp3cialed

Don't want to annoy anybody by starting a new...

Don't want to annoy anybody by starting a new thread but has anybody seeen the Scattante SS/FG bikes coming out?
http://www.performancebike.com/shop/profile.cfm?SKU=26042&subcategory_ID=3040...
09-10-08, 12:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By sp3cialed

^^^ Sounds like the perfect bike for my buddy....

^^^ Sounds like the perfect bike for my buddy. College student in a flat ground city and doesn't want to deal with the maintenance of gears.
09-09-08, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By sp3cialed

SE Draft

Just was wondering why people hated the SE Draft so much. I know theres some ****ty things on it, like the crank (bmx crank) and the wheelset is absolutely garbage, but I just picked one up for a...
09-09-08, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By sp3cialed

What are you skeptical about? That it's a scam...

What are you skeptical about? That it's a scam and you'll never get a bike or it's a piece of crap? Many people on this forum has ordered from bikes direct and they offer decent bikes at an amazing...
09-09-08, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By sp3cialed

Could anyone tell me what year and model this...

Could anyone tell me what year and model this bike is? Can't seem to find any info
09-08-08, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By sp3cialed

I guess I'll wait a bit to make my decision and...

I guess I'll wait a bit to make my decision and after I get some funds together. Would you guys suggest stripping and painting or keeping the stock paint?
09-08-08, 09:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By sp3cialed

Good candidate for conversion?

Saw this on craigslist today and seemed like a good deal to me that I didn't want to pass up. It's a nice lugged frame, don't know what year, pretty heavy, and definitely needs a new paint job. Are...
09-05-08, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,109
Posted By sp3cialed

Buy both, ride both, then sell one =) jk

Buy both, ride both, then sell one =) jk
09-05-08, 12:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,231
Posted By sp3cialed

Lol. Daybreak, I swear this next bike will be my...

Lol. Daybreak, I swear this next bike will be my last. =) So if this have upgraded cranks, bottom bracket, better wheelset, why is it not an upgrade from the regular TT?
09-05-08, 02:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,231
Posted By sp3cialed

^^ Considering the TT PRO. Just had a few...

^^ Considering the TT PRO. Just had a few questions
How does the crank compare to... a Sugino Messenger?
How are the wheelsets compared to... Alex R-450
How is the bottom bracket?

I guess I...
09-05-08, 12:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,810
Posted By sp3cialed

HAha, yeah I hit n quit. jk. just very...

HAha, yeah I hit n quit. jk. just very indecisive and don't feel guilty for buying something until I have it. Prob going to just pick up a Windsor The Hour when this is sold.
09-04-08, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,810
Posted By sp3cialed

No they're not reflective. Just a dull off white...

No they're not reflective. Just a dull off white color.
09-03-08, 10:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,810
Posted By sp3cialed

Seems hectic, hopefully you got a back up bike. ...

Seems hectic, hopefully you got a back up bike. Things would go much smoother for me if I could go a few days without a bike, but I can't.
09-03-08, 09:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,810
Posted By sp3cialed

^^^ Yep. shop said he'll replace the frame with...

^^^ Yep. shop said he'll replace the frame with a new one though so no dent!
09-02-08, 04:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,810
Posted By sp3cialed

^^^ Leader actually ghosted the letters for the...

^^^ Leader actually ghosted the letters for the 721. If you look closely (in person, not in my crappy photos), Leader is checkered in an offwhite. Looks pretty cool
09-02-08, 02:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,810
Posted By sp3cialed

I'm in the SF Bay Area. PM me, we can talk

I'm in the SF Bay Area. PM me, we can talk
09-02-08, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,810
Posted By sp3cialed

Yeah, I'm thinking about that, but I'd hate to...

Yeah, I'm thinking about that, but I'd hate to have the bike sit here. I ride/lock up my bike 6 days a week so I really would have no time for this bike. Goign to post it for a little less than what...
09-02-08, 11:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,810
Posted By sp3cialed

It's more of knick. It's so small it's dificult...

It's more of knick. It's so small it's dificult to get a picture of also. Looks bike might have to go though. I locked it up outside my class and cable lock was cut, and my front U lock took a...
09-02-08, 10:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,810
Posted By sp3cialed

Thanks for the input guys. Got the dent looked...

Thanks for the input guys. Got the dent looked at by a local guy I know. He said the dent won't affect anything at all. I LOVE THIS BIKE. I went on a short 7-10 mile ride at around mid night last...
09-01-08, 09:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,810
Posted By sp3cialed

Leader 721

Finally got my Leader bike. Apex Bikes in Davis, CA built it up for me. I'm new to fixies so I wanted this one to be done right even if it costed a little. The next one will be my own build. I...
08-31-08, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By sp3cialed

Hey Steven. I'm from SJ but I go to school in...

Hey Steven. I'm from SJ but I go to school in Berkeley so I won't be around as much. You should check out this group, http://www.sjfixed.org/forum/ seem like a really cool group of guys/gals. I...
08-30-08, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By sp3cialed

Dawess SST Bullhorn Diameter

Hey, just picked up some bullhorns off CL for cheap. Didn't check before but are they 25.4 or 26? Can't find it on BD website or forums. Thanks
08-28-08, 10:58 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,478
Posted By sp3cialed

I think it's borderline for a 6'1 guy. It was...

I think it's borderline for a 6'1 guy. It was really nice for me. 62 will fit you well tall and lanky. I was the same height with a slighty shorter inseam. It took six business days to get to me. ...
08-27-08, 11:26 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,478
Posted By sp3cialed

I bought an 07 two weeks ago, got here in CA in...

I bought an 07 two weeks ago, got here in CA in six days. Sold it on craigslist though cause I changed my mind (I tend to do that a lot). I'm 6'3, the 62 was borderline, I'd suggest the 59.
08-24-08, 02:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,849
Posted By sp3cialed

Wow, I guess it doesn't look bad at all. Might...

Wow, I guess it doesn't look bad at all. Might go ahead and get it.
08-23-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 322,876
Posted By sp3cialed

Any better pictures of the Matte Grey? I can't...

Any better pictures of the Matte Grey? I can't decide between silver and grey, they're out of white! =(
08-23-08, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,849
Posted By sp3cialed

Anyone with pics of white frame, black forks?

Hey, I'm about to purchase a Leader frame and forks from a shop I found online. He said that Leader is out of the white alluminum fork. Would it look tacky with a black fork or should i just pay...
08-21-08, 02:35 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,478
Posted By sp3cialed

Ordered a complete Mark V last thursday, shipped...

Ordered a complete Mark V last thursday, shipped out the next day, arriving on Fri. Spoke to Tony yesterday at around..... 10AM Pacific Time. Im sure he's just super busy, but yeah, they definitely...
08-14-08, 09:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,748
Posted By sp3cialed

Good to hear you like it. Just put in my Mark V...

Good to hear you like it. Just put in my Mark V order this afternoon. Will definitely not look anything like yours but it'll be a nice first bike.
08-13-08, 11:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,247
Posted By sp3cialed

Wow, I've never came across this topic until now....

Wow, I've never came across this topic until now. I'm new to fixies, what would be an ideal setup for a pretty hilly area? I'm a Division 1 NCAA catcher and the last thing i would want to do is...
08-13-08, 09:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,748
Posted By sp3cialed

Wow I'm digging that bike a lot. Looks good. ...

Wow I'm digging that bike a lot. Looks good. I'm in the market for a Mark V. Toggling between sizes. If you don't mind me asking how tall are you? i'm a hair under 6'3 with a 34" inseam. Would...
08-11-08, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,237
Posted By sp3cialed

Thanks for the input. When I get a chance I'll...

Thanks for the input. When I get a chance I'll see if it works!
08-11-08, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By sp3cialed

Hey cdejesus. What gearing do you have on your...

Hey cdejesus. What gearing do you have on your setup, and how are the hills around berkeley for you? I can't decide what to go with.
08-11-08, 03:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By sp3cialed

Thanks for that post. I guess the only thing...

Thanks for that post. I guess the only thing stopping me from building my own, (i think i can get close to a new BD bike with craigslisted parts) is truing the wheels, and assembling BB and headset....
08-11-08, 03:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By sp3cialed

Leader?

So I'm still toggling between a BD bike for 300 or so, or building up my own and learning on the way. I've looked into a lot of frames in my price range, and so far the one that most interest me is...
08-11-08, 02:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,237
Posted By sp3cialed

Thanks for the reply. The digits are there, but...

Thanks for the reply. The digits are there, but no speed is registering. It's on a mountain bike so it's kind of difficult to get the sensor real close. Should I try stuffing the back of the...
08-11-08, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 283,428
Posted By sp3cialed

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/bik/791339332.html...

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/bik/791339332.html

I'm 6'3 with a 33.5 inseam. Will 57 be far to small? I really want to jump on this bike!
08-10-08, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,237
Posted By sp3cialed

Sigma BC 906

Need, help, Just installed and nothing will read out. Double checked all stuff, installed correctly. Is there a little trick I need to do to make the computer work? No mph showing or anything. I...
08-10-08, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By sp3cialed

True, I just wanted to see if anyone had an idea...

True, I just wanted to see if anyone had an idea of really how cheap they would probably be. I'm flying over there in December, maybe I'll try to find nice stuff for cheap. Thanks for the input
08-10-08, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By sp3cialed

All these Taiwan frames!

So I'm definitely trying to get into the world of FG riding, for exercise and commuting purposes for the most part. I've been researching on this board a lot and it's finally clicked. When I...
08-06-08, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,983
Posted By sp3cialed

What's the geometry of the Scattante SS? I was...

What's the geometry of the Scattante SS? I was looking at that before even visiting this forum, after reading and researching it seems this frame is not preferred because it's not a "track" geo frame?
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