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09-17-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 890
Posted By IAmSam

I don't get this...I ride fixed and I move around...

I don't get this...I ride fixed and I move around a lot on my saddle no problem...
09-11-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 47,572
Posted By IAmSam

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09-11-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By IAmSam

My kid's first non-BMX bike was a purple Lurker -...

My kid's first non-BMX bike was a purple Lurker - it was a cheap...errr...very low-priced close-out at Jenson which made me happy since I was paying, and we both liked the Eastern connection since he...
09-04-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By IAmSam

Its a fixed gear freestyle trickin' frame/bike -...

Its a fixed gear freestyle trickin' frame/bike - what more do you need to know? There's a subforum for that stuff right below this one. Is 10 years or so old considered vintage in the FGFS genre?
...
08-30-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 47,572
Posted By IAmSam

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08-30-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 905
Posted By IAmSam

Finally!

Finally!
08-28-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By IAmSam

Are you sure? So I can bull**** and pluck the...

Are you sure? So I can bull**** and pluck the saps here, and poop my diaper if I want...with no consequences by claiming that was then and now I changed my mind?
This is great, thanks for letting...
08-28-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By IAmSam

Remember back when this was a pro-Leader forum...

Remember back when this was a pro-Leader forum and certain members sold the hell out of them here? That was awesome ;)
08-28-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By IAmSam

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08-13-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 47,572
Posted By IAmSam

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07-23-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 47,572
Posted By IAmSam

Welcome back - wouldn't mind hearing more about...

Welcome back - wouldn't mind hearing more about that frame....
07-21-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By IAmSam

Tektro RL341 Levers are good for smaller hands...

Tektro RL341 Levers are good for smaller hands...
07-19-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,439
Posted By IAmSam

I can tell you from experience that a Surly...

I can tell you from experience that a Surly Steamroller, which is what your Kilo WT tries to imitate, that has been around my family for some time, has served several different bicycling purposes...
06-19-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,180
Posted By IAmSam

You make me miss the good ol' days back when...

You make me miss the good ol' days back when anyone who posted so many complimentary comments about a non-group approved brand was immediately shouted down as a shill :innocent:
06-18-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By IAmSam

Try slipping skewers through the hollow...

Try slipping skewers through the hollow axles...​​​
06-18-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By IAmSam

Yeah, I was a Vittoria Corsa user before I found...

Yeah, I was a Vittoria Corsa user before I found Veloflex - guess I'll be a Vittoria Corsa user again...
06-16-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By IAmSam

1 more bump...

1 more bump...
06-15-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,919
Posted By IAmSam

There used to be a "Post pics of your geared...

There used to be a "Post pics of your geared bike" thread but I can't find it - so hope you won't mind if I drop a couple Multi-gear Monday pics here? :innocent:

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06-13-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By IAmSam

OK - if you promise not to tell anyone...yes, I...

OK - if you promise not to tell anyone...yes, I have a few of those things on my bike

Mine are around a year or so old, the cheapest ones I could find in the right size on fleabay, work the same...
06-12-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By IAmSam

Thanks for the reply and for reminding me that I...

Thanks for the reply and for reminding me that I forgot to include that I am looking for NEW or very close to it, and that the tires I have available are new...
06-12-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By IAmSam

Going to bump 1x, hoping...

Going to bump 1x, hoping...
06-11-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By IAmSam

Congrats on posting your way to 10...posts - now...

Congrats on posting your way to 10...posts - now post some pics...

I wasn't planning to post in this thread 'cos online calculators work fine for me...
but I had to respond to someone riding the...
06-11-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By IAmSam

Looking for older Veloflex Master...

Hi all...

This request may not be exactly C&V specific, but they were well-liked in the community so I hope you don't mind my posting it here. The attached pic shows what I am looking for - an...
06-10-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By IAmSam

Have you tried adjusting the tension on your...

Have you tried adjusting the tension on your chain tensioner?
05-28-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,137
Views: 229,299
Posted By IAmSam

I happen to like that ergo-ish kind of bar that's...

I happen to like that ergo-ish kind of bar that's on there now - have similar on a couple of my old steelies, including my sw8 phiksie...

If you are planning on keeping the brake it shouldn't be...
05-25-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By IAmSam

Yes, aggiegrads is right - the stock crankset was...

Yes, aggiegrads is right - the stock crankset was Sugino XD2 on a 110ish mm BB, but I think I remember the chainring on mine was 42t. But keep in mind the San Jose lasted for a pretty good bit and it...
05-20-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 47,572
Posted By IAmSam

My locale is reopening, but sadly they still have...

My locale is reopening, but sadly they still have our beach closed...


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05-16-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,893
Posted By IAmSam

Yeah, spud works... But that is not what the...

Yeah, spud works...

But that is not what the earliest mountain biking was like in the US. Look-up "Repack." In fact some of those guys went on to found serious bike companies. But your MTB guys...
05-16-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By IAmSam

Ridea hubs are not common in the US so don't...

Ridea hubs are not common in the US so don't expect too much feedback on them here - however...

I had a set that I got on a bike that I bought from England that for the life of me I cannot...
05-16-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,091
Posted By IAmSam

Please don't take this as a put-down - $20 is...

Please don't take this as a put-down - $20 is hard to beat - but it as a point of interest, it was at best a $150 Walmart/Amazon bike that was closed out later for way less. Enjoy it, but do your...
05-16-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,893
Posted By IAmSam

Apparently your definition of "mountain bike" is...

Apparently your definition of "mountain bike" is different from mine. I define a MTB as a bike that can be well-ridden on actual mountain bike trails. May I remind you that the original "mountain...
05-12-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,893
Posted By IAmSam

How did I miss this thread when I posted about my...

How did I miss this thread when I posted about my San Jose in your City Link thread, yesterday ?

Naturally I can't find pics of that bike, but here are the other subsequent tark mountain bikes I...
05-11-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,988
Posted By IAmSam

Nysss bike - gIad to see someone got one... ...

Nysss bike - gIad to see someone got one...

I had an early San Jose for a bit that I bought to use as a 29er SS when I couldn't ever find any of their various _ _SS mountain bikes in my size. It...
05-03-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,529
Posted By IAmSam

What is it about this group that everybody has to...

What is it about this group that everybody has to complicate a very simple task?

OP said he has flip-flop hub, so...

The only tools he needs to convert his bike to singlespeed are a 15mm wrench...
05-01-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By IAmSam

And different threading too - so be careful...

And different threading too - so be careful trying to force your 14t FW on HLaudio...
05-01-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By IAmSam

16t is the smallest freewheel that will fit on...

16t is the smallest freewheel that will fit on your hub...
05-01-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By IAmSam

I agree... I have been using the SL version,...

I agree...

I have been using the SL version, 'cos I like the cut-outs, for years - with a little track-slack mine last tons of miles and I've opened and closed the quick-links that they come with...
03-20-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,446
Posted By IAmSam

I'm sorry but I disagree with this statement...

I'm sorry but I disagree with this statement...
03-11-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,436
Posted By IAmSam

Nyssss bikes...but don't you guys care that it is...

Nyssss bikes...but don't you guys care that it is no longer 2019?
03-05-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,775
Posted By IAmSam

Can I get in on this? I like my garage door too...

Can I get in on this? I like my garage door too ;)


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03-04-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 47,572
Posted By IAmSam

Thanks - it is my pride and joy... ...

Thanks - it is my pride and joy...



Props for picking the idea up and running with it :thumb:
03-03-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 47,572
Posted By IAmSam

I'm still looking for that "Show me your Garage...

I'm still looking for that "Show me your Garage Door" thread :innocent:


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02-25-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By IAmSam

Need a Lil' Help, Please...

I know there's got to be someone here who can please help me out with a replacement topcap for my Grammo quill?

TIA...
02-21-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 47,572
Posted By IAmSam

Thanks again - I guess that means I accomplished...

Thanks again - I guess that means I accomplished my goal to build it...err...retro-ish(?)
02-21-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 47,572
Posted By IAmSam

Thanks, you are too kind :o And no, it is...

Thanks, you are too kind :o

And no, it is not a repaint. The frame is from PlanetX/On One's pretty recent revival of Holdsworth...
02-20-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 47,572
Posted By IAmSam

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02-13-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 25,878
Posted By IAmSam

May I play too? ...

May I play too?


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01-24-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 47,572
Posted By IAmSam

Show me your garage door??? ...

Show me your garage door???

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01-07-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,159
Posted By IAmSam

Soon... ...

Soon...

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12-28-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By IAmSam

Sorry for the slow reply but I haven't been back...

Sorry for the slow reply but I haven't been back for bit and I figured others would've answered by now...

I didn't mean for you measure your crank - anything decent publishes its specs for you to...
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