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02-04-10, 03:43 PM
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Posted By curiousincident

don't worry guys, you don't even notice it when...

don't worry guys, you don't even notice it when he's blowin' past you.
02-04-10, 03:40 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,877
Posted By curiousincident

http://img510.imageshack.us/img510/678/photo228.jp...

http://img510.imageshack.us/img510/678/photo228.jpg

does dank 180 slides and doesn't afraid of anything.
03-16-09, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 382,926
Posted By curiousincident

A nice custom frame never goes out of style. OX...

A nice custom frame never goes out of style. OX Platinum is an amazing tube set, is it used much in MTB applications? Anyway, great looking bike.
03-16-09, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 382,926
Posted By curiousincident

http://photos-b.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs012...

http://photos-b.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs012.snc1/2631_811127960924_2333730_52021777_1553197_n.jpg

Just picked up this 08 Fire Mountain, my first actual MTB, from a friend. Looking forward...
03-15-09, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By curiousincident

Might be worth checking to make sure there isn't...

Might be worth checking to make sure there isn't any damage to the bottom bracket spindle. Cranks are only 1/2 of the interface, and the fact that this has happened on the same side with two...
01-20-09, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,912
Posted By curiousincident

I can understand wanting to walk away from the BD...

I can understand wanting to walk away from the BD choices altogether, but between the Dawes and the Motobecane I'd say the choice is clear. It'll already come with cross tires, and you can pick up a...
10-27-08, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By curiousincident

people make a big deal out of looking for forged...

people make a big deal out of looking for forged dropouts because they can be a good indicator of higher quality tubing and manufacturing throughout the rest of the frame, especially if you're unsure...
10-19-08, 12:56 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,195
Posted By curiousincident

no man, risers on a good frame are good. you just...

no man, risers on a good frame are good. you just have to make sure theyre butted as many times as the main tubes are. i heard nitto makes some quadruple butted risers that make your barspins faster.
10-19-08, 12:51 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,493,251
Posted By curiousincident

i wanna take two softride frames and make a...

i wanna take two softride frames and make a teeter totter out of them.

PS i wonder how many tarck dudes are here right now who wouldn't normally be...
10-06-08, 12:18 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,275
Posted By curiousincident

better be so reflective you can see it in space...

better be so reflective you can see it in space or it doesn't count.
10-06-08, 11:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 688
Posted By curiousincident

no need to buy a new wheel. assuming it still has...

no need to buy a new wheel. assuming it still has the stock wheelset, the hub should be a flip flop, which means you can put a freewheel on the other side of it and just flip the wheel around when...
09-23-08, 02:48 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,183
Posted By curiousincident

beautiful.

beautiful.
05-08-08, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 696
Posted By curiousincident

you might run the theoretical risk of breaking...

you might run the theoretical risk of breaking your seat cluster off, but friends of mine have pushed it by as much as 1.5" with no problems. if you want to run it like that for more than just...
05-08-08, 12:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,607
Posted By curiousincident

actually, snowboarding in the street is all the...

actually, snowboarding in the street is all the rage these days.
05-03-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,150
Posted By curiousincident

i don't think they make bikes that those cinelli...

i don't think they make bikes that those cinelli halters don't look horribly out of place on. like all the mixing of carbon and lugs i'm seeing in this thread.
05-03-08, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By curiousincident

i quit studying english, it's obviously not...

i quit studying english, it's obviously not working for me. advertising, here i come!
05-03-08, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 413,602
Posted By curiousincident

http://www.plong.com/MusicCatalog%5CJ%5CJuana%20Mo...

http://www.plong.com/MusicCatalog%5CJ%5CJuana%20Molina%20-%20Tres%20Cosas%5CJuana%20Molina%20-%20Tres%20Cosas.jpg

gettin' some international flavor.
05-03-08, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By curiousincident

haha, i'd say you should take it as a good thing....

haha, i'd say you should take it as a good thing. as silly as weight weeniness can be, that seems like a much more legit reason to be attracted to that saddle.

oh man, you quoted my improper usage...
05-03-08, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By curiousincident

well, to be fair the OP is looking at a white...

well, to be fair the OP is looking at a white nonamer saddle, so given his implied motivations i'd say rejecting it for its looks doesn't hurt when that's likely to be its only real merit anyways.
05-03-08, 10:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,977
Posted By curiousincident

oh come on, he obviously said what he had to say...

oh come on, he obviously said what he had to say and didn't want it to degenerate into one of those pointless arguments in which neither side will give, which you only seem interested in...
04-30-08, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By curiousincident

sounds like you have things about right. i'd just...

sounds like you have things about right. i'd just double check which size bottom bracket you need to get the chainline right with the bulletproof cranks (don't know it off the top of my head). most...
04-30-08, 01:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,164
Posted By curiousincident

pretty much every white saddle i've ever seen...

pretty much every white saddle i've ever seen tends to take on a bluish tint from the jeans after a while, though i'm not sure i've seen this specifically on an arione. i'm also assuming you usually...
04-30-08, 01:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,820
Posted By curiousincident

are you saying barney isn't a public villain?

are you saying barney isn't a public villain?
04-25-08, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By curiousincident

it is a pursuit frame, after all - not generally...

it is a pursuit frame, after all - not generally regarded as the most practical or comfortable things to ride. i think you could probably get more than 300 for it though.
04-25-08, 12:18 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 10,256
Posted By curiousincident

and i was just about to let the OP off the hook...

and i was just about to let the OP off the hook for making another one of these threads. sounds like he needs to re-read and meditate on his user title.
04-25-08, 12:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,686
Posted By curiousincident

if that's really the idea, i think they're...

if that's really the idea, i think they're horribly misled if they think they'll find the demographic they're looking for by coming to a forum for cycling enthusiasts.
04-25-08, 11:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,686
Posted By curiousincident

i'm really not sure how or why they connected...

i'm really not sure how or why they connected being a single parent to bicycles.
04-25-08, 11:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,271
Posted By curiousincident

why's that? fixed riding is really great for slow...

why's that? fixed riding is really great for slow speeds. sometimes i'll spot a friend who is walking in the same direction while i'm riding and i'll just ride next to them at walking pace while...
04-20-08, 02:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,367
Posted By curiousincident

chain stretching. as in "man i got cut off on the...

chain stretching. as in "man i got cut off on the way here and i had to stretch my chain like a damnass rubber band"
04-20-08, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 413,602
Posted By curiousincident

http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B000068QSF.01.LZ...

http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B000068QSF.01.LZZZZZZZ.jpg

2 more dead has been playing in my head on repeat all week. can't get enough of the funk.
04-20-08, 02:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,284
Posted By curiousincident

I like huerro's solution. Take another look at...

I like huerro's solution. Take another look at that monstrous homemade carbon frankenbike/deathtrap on VS (http://velospace.org/files/kolfiber4.jpg) for an example of what not to do.
04-07-08, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 413,602
Posted By curiousincident

found my old stretch armstrong T today. had to...

found my old stretch armstrong T today. had to dig up some albums and take a walk down memory lane.
04-07-08, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By curiousincident

and you won't even have to be tempted to hack off...

and you won't even have to be tempted to hack off the deraileur hanger, how nice.
03-31-08, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 413,602
Posted By curiousincident

i just watched surf ninjas... ...

i just watched surf ninjas...

http://bp1.blogger.com/_s3brDIpivjM/Rtq3TFk9PdI/AAAAAAAAABc/2GIgpXEcTgo/s320/Tone+Loc+-+Loc-Ed+After+Dark+%281989%29+-+Frontal.jpg

gotta love how he plays a cop.
03-28-08, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 99,239
Posted By curiousincident

woah. somehow hadn't really noticed this thread...

woah. somehow hadn't really noticed this thread til now. i never bothered to think you people all have faces. or really exist.

little bikes are f'in cool though...
03-26-08, 09:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 896
Posted By curiousincident

i think a big reason why some expensive fixed...

i think a big reason why some expensive fixed gears don't look as fancy as a comparably priced road bike is fixed riders infatuation with steel. for the most part, expensive steel tubing won't look...
03-25-08, 09:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,925
Posted By curiousincident

not sure i can say it is the most common, but...

not sure i can say it is the most common, but most people will say 70ish gear inches is ideal for city riding. i run 50x19 which is just under that, and it treats me just fine. lots of off the peg...
03-25-08, 08:47 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 20,459
Posted By curiousincident

just finished pride and prejudice for a class. my...

just finished pride and prejudice for a class. my prof is convinced that it's one of the best books ever written in the english language, but i'd have to describe it as more of a witty soap opera...
03-23-08, 11:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,130
Posted By curiousincident

i somehow doubt the bubble will get that big...

i somehow doubt the bubble will get that big before it decides to pop.
03-19-08, 11:39 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,027
Posted By curiousincident

I curse myself for keeping my tires at >95 when...

I curse myself for keeping my tires at >95 when all the little bumps rock my arse, and thank god that I do when I have to ride over that huge pothole. Both happen on a daily basis.
03-19-08, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By curiousincident

looks pretty similar to those vuelta wheelsets...

looks pretty similar to those vuelta wheelsets that float around ebay.
03-19-08, 11:27 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,027
Posted By curiousincident

ah yes, maybe those of us who ride in cities with...

ah yes, maybe those of us who ride in cities with brake laws should try to use it as a brake lever.
03-19-08, 09:57 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,027
Posted By curiousincident

so can i get something from king cog to make the...

so can i get something from king cog to make the pistol fit on my u-lock mounting bracket yet?
03-16-08, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 413,602
Posted By curiousincident

some live mix by spank rock i found on the web...

some live mix by spank rock i found on the web somewhere and some rjd2 stuff.
03-09-08, 03:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,714
Posted By curiousincident

got to have some of my roommate's makers mark...

got to have some of my roommate's makers mark last night and it was good. unfortunately i'm running low on funds, so i've been going for the cheapest of the cheap, which has been rich & rare the last...
03-09-08, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9,750
Views: 413,602
Posted By curiousincident

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l209/bryantisapi...

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l209/bryantisapimpin/LAZERWEEZY.jpg
the only picture i could find that wasn't an annoying animated gif, see what i mean? (www.myspace.com/lazersword) the...
03-09-08, 02:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,852
Posted By curiousincident

definitely formulas.

definitely formulas.
03-08-08, 09:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,852
Posted By curiousincident

well, i think you should use this as an excuse to...

well, i think you should use this as an excuse to learn barspins :D

my old crashed frame ended up with a 26" fork and front wheel on it for maximum goofoffery potential, but it's just a thrown...
03-08-08, 09:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,852
Posted By curiousincident

ah crappy man! i'd suggest looking over at...

ah crappy man! i'd suggest looking over at spicercycles.com for an affordable replacement fork, i wouldn't really trust that fork bent for too long when it seems they're prone to bending in the first...
03-08-08, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By curiousincident

the rips relieve pressure, duh. that's a...

the rips relieve pressure, duh.

that's a decently executed conversion though, very rideable-looking. i'm not a big fan of the solo aero lever, looks kinda awkward and unbalanced. i'd suggest...
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