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07-15-07, 07:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,962
Posted By blu3d0g

the heat affected zone is always there, and...

the heat affected zone is always there, and generally going to extend for a few millimeters on either side of the weld. if the weld is too hot though, the HAF zone will also be hotter, so you want...
07-14-07, 08:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,962
Posted By blu3d0g

refer to post by brooklynmachine. realize that...

refer to post by brooklynmachine. realize that the weakest point on any welded item (with the exception of a few alloys) is the area right next to a weld, called the heat affected zone. Add to this...
07-12-07, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By blu3d0g

you can get a rock shox tora 318 for about $250,...

you can get a rock shox tora 318 for about $250, it can be set up for 80mm of travel. i have one on an SS hardtail, and it's an excellent set up (i'm riding in new england like a lot of other folks...
07-01-07, 03:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,395
Posted By blu3d0g

munchkin?

munchkin?
06-19-07, 04:59 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,263
Posted By blu3d0g

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1339/572106055_026b...

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1339/572106055_026b5b2e72.jpg

seriously no one else found the truck tires before me?
06-17-07, 07:33 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,186,954
Posted By blu3d0g

he's the guy who organizes the blitz.

he's the guy who organizes the blitz.
06-12-07, 05:50 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,186,954
Posted By blu3d0g

took you long enough scott. everyone should ask...

took you long enough scott. everyone should ask him how many tries it took to get the spoke length right

:p :roflmao:

congrats though on finally finishing it, i can't wait to see it in...
06-05-07, 05:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,720
Posted By blu3d0g

i concur.

i concur.
06-01-07, 05:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,849
Posted By blu3d0g

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70N4CSlNoN0&mode=re...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70N4CSlNoN0&mode=related&search=
06-01-07, 05:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,849
Posted By blu3d0g

this one has pretty awesome slo-mo ...

this one has pretty awesome slo-mo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcluNHWMt-o&mode=related&search=
05-27-07, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 66,364
Posted By blu3d0g

hankpiece, head over to bostonfixed.com, pretty...

hankpiece, head over to bostonfixed.com, pretty much all the boston folk have moved over there.
05-25-07, 02:11 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 11,144
Posted By blu3d0g

ARPANET is the acronym you're looking for. ...

ARPANET is the acronym you're looking for. Advanced Research Projects Agency NETwork: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ARPANET
05-24-07, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By blu3d0g

holy **** the one weekend i'm not in boston!

holy **** the one weekend i'm not in boston!
05-22-07, 08:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 937
Posted By blu3d0g

i'm going to third the running suggestion. ...

i'm going to third the running suggestion. running does more in less time for your lungs and heart than cycling. and, i've found that no matter how whupped my running muscles are, i can still ride...
05-20-07, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By blu3d0g

hardened tool steel is a pretty safe bet. you...

hardened tool steel is a pretty safe bet. you could also ask the machinists what they think.
05-16-07, 11:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,301
Posted By blu3d0g

thighs of power from running big gears my drive...

thighs of power from running big gears
my drive train is a ninja
chicks dig fixed guys ;-)
the feeling of control
the simplicity

also, see thread about the pros and cons of fixed vs. free
05-16-07, 06:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,127
Posted By blu3d0g

there's also a boston and a san francisco ...

there's also a boston and a san francisco

boston has track drops and keirin grips (needs a beer holder or something)

SF has risers

The only one that actually strikes me as having anything to...
05-15-07, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,203
Posted By blu3d0g

i haven't needed to true my wheels in about...

i haven't needed to true my wheels in about 2000mi. I have in fact never had to true a wheel for any reason other than a crash.
05-14-07, 09:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,872
Posted By blu3d0g

Yeah, I meant in reference to my world of...

Yeah, I meant in reference to my world of carpentry. The last thing I cut on the laguna bandsaw was a 12" high and about 12" wide piece of foam crown molding for a show. our laguna table saw has...
05-12-07, 12:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,872
Posted By blu3d0g

indeed, kinda overkill for building scenery though

indeed, kinda overkill for building scenery though
05-12-07, 11:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,872
Posted By blu3d0g

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/214/495042963_6600d...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/214/495042963_6600d76afd.jpg

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/202/495042953_cde8a89eb7.jpg

there's a little bit of scenery in the way, but that's the gist of my shop
05-12-07, 11:34 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,872
Posted By blu3d0g

laguna bandsaws are hawt. too bad their table...

laguna bandsaws are hawt. too bad their table saws are poop.
05-11-07, 10:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,853
Posted By blu3d0g

Never crashed, but I definitely have some...

Never crashed, but I definitely have some tell-tale rips in my pants
05-09-07, 07:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,273
Posted By blu3d0g

i only put sugar in crappy store bought coffee,...

i only put sugar in crappy store bought coffee, when I make it myself it's black. I think 5 or 6 go to BU, at least that's what I gather from bostonfixed.com, where a lot of the boston folks have...
05-09-07, 06:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,273
Posted By blu3d0g

but nothing, jumps starts you faster than a...

but nothing, jumps starts you faster than a medium regular... all the caffeine PLUS all that sugar. I'm up and running after one of those. And this is coming from someone who drinks a full french...
05-08-07, 04:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,959
Posted By blu3d0g

while on either coast of the US that's not bad...

while on either coast of the US that's not bad rent for a city apartment, in the midwest that would be crazy expensive. rent there is so ****ing cheap it's not fair. then again, it is the midwest.
05-07-07, 03:49 PM
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Views: 4,186,954
Posted By blu3d0g

you've clearly never left gaff tape on something...

you've clearly never left gaff tape on something for an extended period of time, especially something that probably sees sun for a good part of the day.
05-04-07, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By blu3d0g

as a boston resident, I'm very happy with ~75 GI...

as a boston resident, I'm very happy with ~75 GI (48x17), though I've also used 45x15 (78 GI) and 48x15 (85ish GI). I've mostly geared lower so I use my brake less, since I enjoy controlling my bike...
05-04-07, 06:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,448
Posted By blu3d0g

how about bodies in the gears of the apparatus...

how about bodies in the gears of the apparatus and zombie apocalypse? hopefully I'll be free to listen next week if you do a show.
05-04-07, 07:27 AM
Replies: 38,868
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Posted By blu3d0g

^ I don't think that bike needs to apologize for...

^ I don't think that bike needs to apologize for anything
05-04-07, 07:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,730
Posted By blu3d0g

I rocked 48x15 for the longest time, for ~85 GI,...

I rocked 48x15 for the longest time, for ~85 GI, then switched to 45x15 for ~78 GI, and now I'm at 48x17 for ~75 GI. I'm still getting spin figured out, and thinking about getting shorter cranks.
04-30-07, 06:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,126
Posted By blu3d0g

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/161/346906409_ad31e...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/161/346906409_ad31e08fb0.jpg

apparently in Jersey metal railings grow naturally from rocky outcroppings in the middle of the woods.
04-30-07, 12:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,039
Posted By blu3d0g

the pedals are junk, and I got sick of the saddle...

the pedals are junk, and I got sick of the saddle pretty quick. the stock hoods on the '06 model are a pain to adjust, the bolt to loosen them is underneath the lever. and the stock fixed gearing...
04-25-07, 06:27 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,560
Posted By blu3d0g

would you drink it wearing sox?

would you drink it wearing sox?
Forum: Foo
04-20-07, 06:26 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 4,771
Posted By blu3d0g

to crush your enemies also white cheddar...

to crush your enemies

also white cheddar cheez-its > any other snack food ever, though the cool ranch/cheddar cheez-it twisterz are a close second, but incredibly hard to find
04-12-07, 08:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By blu3d0g

I've never met someone on a trail who was worried...

I've never met someone on a trail who was worried about getting dirty. it's a pretty awesome feeling coming home covered head to toe in dirt and mud, says you had a good day.
04-11-07, 07:21 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 7,209
Posted By blu3d0g

not as many folks in the live end of the...

not as many folks in the live end of the entertainment industry responding this time around, so here's me:

current: BFA student in Tech Production (building theatrical scenery) minoring in sound...
04-08-07, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By blu3d0g

tighten your chainring bolts too

tighten your chainring bolts too
04-08-07, 09:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,256
Posted By blu3d0g

pros of riding fixed: my drive train is a...

pros of riding fixed:

my drive train is a ninja
the feeling of control with your legs is awesome
my thighs are getting huge with POWER

cons of riding fixed:
it's hard to fart when you can't...
04-06-07, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By blu3d0g

you have seven more than 2^16. sounds like some...

you have seven more than 2^16. sounds like some bits are off somewhere.
03-30-07, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,128
Posted By blu3d0g

2-3 teeth

2-3 teeth
03-26-07, 05:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,040
Posted By blu3d0g

if your axle is all the way at the front of the...

if your axle is all the way at the front of the drop outs with the bigger cog, you can probably flip to the smaller without removing links. 3 might be touchy, 2 is definitely do-able.
03-25-07, 04:02 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,662
Posted By blu3d0g

I got cut off very abruptly by a mini-van doing a...

I got cut off very abruptly by a mini-van doing a u-turn two weeks ago. Hit the rear driver's side window and shattered it with my head. Cut up my ear and right arm, got my 7th concussion and...
03-21-07, 06:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,200
Posted By blu3d0g

christ on ****ing cracker! damn midwest, i'm...

christ on ****ing cracker! damn midwest, i'm paying 600 for my share of 900 sq. ft.
03-21-07, 06:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,226
Posted By blu3d0g

+1 on the burn/frustration deck in other...

+1 on the burn/frustration deck

in other news my goblin weenie deck would take you all, and my red/white will destroy everything ever, all at once.
03-19-07, 06:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,031
Posted By blu3d0g

that would be an epic battle. cut off...

that would be an epic battle.

cut off shants and messenger bags vs. lycra and aero bottle cages.
03-18-07, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By blu3d0g

pointless, i own a set, and I never use the...

pointless, i own a set, and I never use the flats. Just get regular SPD pedals and call it a day. Also, those come with the ****ty silver spd cleats that can pull straight out.
03-18-07, 09:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,411
Posted By blu3d0g

spin is easier on the knees I would think, and...

spin is easier on the knees I would think, and better for building endurance.

the opposite of spinning would be standing up and mashing really hard on a really big gear.
03-17-07, 02:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,397
Posted By blu3d0g

RED GO FASTER!

RED GO FASTER!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-07, 12:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By blu3d0g

I don't do any official bike racing, but for...

I don't do any official bike racing, but for other competitive events (climbing), I don't change my diet at all because it's already mostly carbs and protein. The day of is a bagel with butter for...
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