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03-28-08, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 457,980
Posted By asterisk

Trade my vintage NJS cranks for your modern track...

Trade my vintage NJS cranks for your modern track cranks.

Have:
Good Condition Sugino Super Mighty 167.5 NJS Cranks

Want:
Quality, modern track cranks (Sugino 75, Campy, DA, Suntour, etc) 170...
02-20-08, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By asterisk

Very slight crank/bb creak

Should I be worried about ruining my taper if my non-drive side crank makes the tiniest creak after applying front or back pressure for the first time? Its a single quick pop of a creak, and not...
01-09-08, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By asterisk

Its in the tread, and it doesn't look like its...

Its in the tread, and it doesn't look like its done much damage to the threads. I'll re-examine when I get home.
01-09-08, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By asterisk

Tubular puncture: what to do?

This morning I punctured a 3 day old Continental Gatorskin tubular on road glass. Its the tiniest of cuts, but its still something.

I'm aware that I'll need to patch the tube and sew it up, but...
12-08-07, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By asterisk

yea. mine's actually a Suntour lockring, with the...

yea. mine's actually a Suntour lockring, with the writing on the flat side so i'll be missing out even more on the cool Vintage NJS appeal :[
12-08-07, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By asterisk

Silly lockring install question

With a Dura Ace lockring, which side gets mounted flush against the cog? The flat side, or the side that tapers off a little bit?
...
10-16-07, 10:27 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,156,604
Posted By asterisk

http://img86.imageshack.us/img86/9480/saso003er1.j...

http://img86.imageshack.us/img86/9480/saso003er1.jpg

Time for the Name That Rear Hub!
10-10-07, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By asterisk

Can't get Octalink cranks to stay tight

My 9-Speed era Ultegra Octalink cranks won't stay tight on the bottom bracket splines. Whenever I tighten down my drive-side crank, with a standard Park allen wrench, even just a ride around the...
09-28-07, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 377,204
Posted By asterisk

1985 Bontrager w/ full C-Record...

1985 Bontrager w/ full C-Record (http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/434879667.html)

http://images.craigslist.org/01010901030401041220070928c4044b242d09a054dd0062cf.jpg

edit: btw, holy ****
09-22-07, 04:18 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 78,846
Posted By asterisk

Has anyone heard much about other Sansin track...

Has anyone heard much about other Sansin track hubs? I have a set of Sansin Pro-Training hubs that are pretty nice, but I've never been able to figure out what to compare them to.
06-29-07, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,106
Posted By asterisk

especially on a fixie, your pedals will start to...

especially on a fixie, your pedals will start to unscrew and might strip.

don't ask me why. it just happens.
06-16-07, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 457,980
Posted By asterisk

want: 165mm cranks, track or road, in average...

want:
165mm cranks, track or road, in average to great condition
solid 36h track wheels
8/9sp road wheelset

have:
midge bars
57cm Bridgestone XO-5 touring frameset with Paul Track dropouts...
05-25-07, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By asterisk

**** that man. everyone knows toshi double...

**** that man.

everyone knows toshi double straps are the only true cock rings. duh.
05-25-07, 11:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,469
Posted By asterisk

Definitely tubies. Look exactly the same as my...

Definitely tubies. Look exactly the same as my Continental Sprinters.
Forum: Commuting
04-03-07, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 910,000
Posted By asterisk

First thing was 5 minutes into the ride. Another...

First thing was 5 minutes into the ride. Another a commuter was behind me, and going straight, when I was merging over to turn left at an intersection. A car pulls up behind him, the driver honks and...
04-02-07, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 281,371
Posted By asterisk

look at this damn bike...

look at this damn bike (http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/bik/305135727.html)
03-19-07, 12:06 PM
01-31-07, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 2,600,042
Posted By asterisk

In other news, what the hell was Specialized...

In other news, what the hell was Specialized thinking with the Tricross fork?
11-30-06, 02:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,011
Posted By asterisk

Couldn't agree more. Seems like everyone's ended...

Couldn't agree more. Seems like everyone's ended up with them somehow.
11-26-06, 12:58 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,156,604
Posted By asterisk

great looking bike. i always loved green frames....

great looking bike. i always loved green frames. is this taken in zero g?
11-25-06, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 281,371
Posted By asterisk

well, only if it sucks. edit: meanwhile....

well, only if it sucks.

edit: meanwhile. someone tell me whats up with those spokes. obviously they're silly aero spokes, but why does it look so funny where they come into the hub flange?
11-25-06, 04:02 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,156,604
Posted By asterisk

http://people.ucsc.edu/~dhansen/pic_temp/xo_bf1.jp...

http://people.ucsc.edu/~dhansen/pic_temp/xo_bf1.jpg

Here, a repost of my Bridgestone XO-5 thats been turned into a fixie with the wheelbase of two track bikes.

Coming soon, ewer pictures with...
11-25-06, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 281,371
Posted By asterisk

well, make me do it so you don't have to!

well, make me do it so you don't have to!
11-25-06, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 281,371
Posted By asterisk

you just made me a sig!

you just made me a sig!
11-25-06, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5,107
Views: 281,371
Posted By asterisk

i want to. now give me a reason to :)

i want to. now give me a reason to :)
10-07-06, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By asterisk

i agree that the regional-heavy threads clog...

i agree that the regional-heavy threads clog things up a bit, but the way you describe them here sure sounds like most all threads in ss/fg.
09-24-06, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,732
Posted By asterisk

bar ends are great, but what happens when you get...

bar ends are great, but what happens when you get up to sprint your knee knocks your shifter?

an owie on the knee, not in the right gear, and a busted ass shifter.
09-24-06, 12:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 21,274
Posted By asterisk

a straight fork would seal the deal. show...

a straight fork would seal the deal.

show off that beautiful wheelbase!
09-24-06, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By asterisk

i can see crashes everywhere this year due to...

i can see crashes everywhere this year due to wheels locking up as riders are approaching a dismount, applying brakes to bleed speed, forgetting that they have discs, and locking their rear wheel...
09-03-06, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 457,980
Posted By asterisk

mustache bars and stem

i have a 1" quill Look Ergostem if people still want one..
07-05-06, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 241
Posted By asterisk

aww, did you have something to say too?

aww, did you have something to say too?
07-05-06, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,566
Posted By asterisk

Edit: So I gave it a whirl with a hammer and...

Edit:

So I gave it a whirl with a hammer and press, but still no luck. Its a bit awkward to attempt, but no luck after 10 minutes of whacking away.
07-05-06, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,566
Posted By asterisk

Freewheel Stuck On Hub

I've installed a BMX freewheel (19t, the big Shimano kind) on my Surly 1x1 hub but the removal mounts broke as I was trying to remove it. Unlike other freewheels that I've seen, this one uses a...
06-12-06, 02:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,250
Posted By asterisk

yeah, dude. this is out of line. you all should...

yeah, dude. this is out of line. you all should know better. ride a bike.
06-11-06, 12:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,304
Posted By asterisk

ok so your next job is to get the **** out of...

ok so your next job is to get the **** out of Davis.
06-07-06, 10:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,774
Posted By asterisk

juvi to thread!

juvi to thread!
05-30-06, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By asterisk

i bet gregg could help, too

i bet gregg could help, too
05-28-06, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By asterisk

sunday evening.

http://img210.imageshack.us/img210/8628/phoenixfingers2xb.jpg

hello gentlemen
05-28-06, 10:17 AM
05-27-06, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 869
Posted By asterisk

goddamn it 128. you just gotta steal everyone...

goddamn it 128. you just gotta steal everyone else's fun.
05-26-06, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 457,980
Posted By asterisk

Want: Your interesting- and fun-looking brake...

Want: Your interesting- and fun-looking brake caliper. Could have been front or rear. Dual pivot preferred.
05-26-06, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By asterisk

[165] does not approve of this thead.

[165] does not approve of this thead.
05-26-06, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By asterisk

Jeez juvi, you're ****in innovative. Rarely do we...

Jeez juvi, you're ****in innovative. Rarely do we see such parody threads on Bikeforums.
05-25-06, 08:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,355
Posted By asterisk

jeez buddy, where'd you move to?

jeez buddy, where'd you move to?
05-24-06, 01:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,201
Posted By asterisk

For all of you who wouldn't get it, this is the...

For all of you who wouldn't get it, this is the best post of the year. Absolutely. 5/5.
05-23-06, 12:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,056
Posted By asterisk

what a ****in cool bike. i love old steel italian...

what a ****in cool bike. i love old steel italian frames and older cross frames in general. let me know if you're ever interested in parting with that frame :)
05-23-06, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By asterisk

personally, the best thing about track drops is...

personally, the best thing about track drops is that they dont have those silly ergo bends. i know that they're technically better ergonomically and probably have a better power transfer... but even...
05-23-06, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By asterisk

sad days...

so i was adjusting my seatpost today and as i was tightening down the binder bolt, the seat stay cracked. the bike is probably salvagable, but its hard to excuse yourself to throw down time, money,...
05-23-06, 12:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By asterisk

for the record, I do agree with hyperRevue's...

for the record, I do agree with hyperRevue's point. I'm just sharing my experience, but agree that they are widely known as great hubs. it still does make a great paperweight for me, if nothing else.
05-22-06, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By asterisk

i'll chime in once again that my promax stripped...

i'll chime in once again that my promax stripped out in less than a week of very light usage on the street. no skids, a few skips, ridden with a front brake doing most of the stopping. i have built...
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