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Forum: Commuting
06-19-14, 09:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,718
Posted By beerbaron2002

i didnt say it was atributed entirely to...

i didnt say it was atributed entirely to spontaneous failure, just that it is more susceptable to it.

the point is that there are more alum bikes on the road and less % of breaks/failures. so the...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-14, 09:46 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,718
Posted By beerbaron2002

I see MUCH less with aluminum and even less than...

I see MUCH less with aluminum and even less than that with steel than carbon.

There is nothing wrong with carbon fiber, but the manufacturing process is more prone to mistakes that affect a frames...
Forum: Commuting
06-18-14, 11:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,718
Posted By beerbaron2002

aluminum is a better bet unless you are a racer...

aluminum is a better bet unless you are a racer getting a huge discount or free bikes. i work on bikes for a living and i cant even count how many warranty issues i have seen with broken dropouts on...
06-02-14, 12:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By beerbaron2002

Probation and a sex offender list, what a joke of...

Probation and a sex offender list, what a joke of a nanny policestate.

How is this even a crime? i guess we better close down the sex shops then because people play with those inanimate objects...
Forum: Commuting
05-31-14, 08:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,373
Posted By beerbaron2002

I wouldnt run drops off the pavement. I prefer...

I wouldnt run drops off the pavement. I prefer flat riser on everything, or bull bars. I hate drops though so i am bias.

You could look at Jones H bars too or bull bars.

Just make sure you get...
05-27-14, 09:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,027
Posted By beerbaron2002

No a spongey brake happens at all speeds, and i...

No a spongey brake happens at all speeds, and i doubt both brakes had an issue at the same time other than not bled.

Theres also the huge possibility that she just crashed regardless of braking....
05-27-14, 09:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,027
Posted By beerbaron2002

Im sure they will fix it, it should have been...

Im sure they will fix it, it should have been spotted before it goes out on the showroom. Im a bike mechanic so it was a failure of the shop, but she should have test rode it as well during the...
05-27-14, 12:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,027
Posted By beerbaron2002

Sounds like youre looking for someone to sue. ...

Sounds like youre looking for someone to sue.

How does an experienced rider not know that a brake going all the way to the bar and not stopping the bike isnt normal? She rode 19 miles before this...
Forum: Introductions
05-21-14, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By beerbaron2002

If only I spoke french I would ditch vancouver...

If only I spoke french I would ditch vancouver and move to Montreal in a heartbeat. Oh welcome blah blah and all that.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-14, 11:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,757
Posted By beerbaron2002

You should ditch your phones battery and get an...

You should ditch your phones battery and get an extension cord, charging is such a bother.:rolleyes:
Forum: Commuting
05-16-14, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,476
Posted By beerbaron2002

Well most likely anything you buy you are gonna...

Well most likely anything you buy you are gonna put around 100 into right away tune up new cables cable housing, chain ect.
05-15-14, 01:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
Posted By beerbaron2002

SRAM, most bike mechanics will always say SRAM...

SRAM, most bike mechanics will always say SRAM over Shimano for mtb.
05-15-14, 01:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,785
Posted By beerbaron2002

Just get the bike shop to fit you correctly for...

Just get the bike shop to fit you correctly for starters. Sounds like the seat was to low or crank arms to long.

if you are outta shape your body is gonna hurt plain and simple. it'll pass but...
05-15-14, 12:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,569
Posted By beerbaron2002

Are you actually wondering why a top heavy trike...

Are you actually wondering why a top heavy trike got up on 2 wheels in a downhill turn? :crash:
05-15-14, 12:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,822
Posted By beerbaron2002

I don't blame people buying big box store bikes,...

I don't blame people buying big box store bikes, bikes have gotten far to expensive for what you get. Most bikes feom any brand are all made in china anyways so if you aren't a gear snob and just...
05-09-14, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4,551
Views: 445,671
Posted By beerbaron2002

I thought he only did paint not powder coat. I've...

I thought he only did paint not powder coat. I've been looking at rainbow powder coating
05-09-14, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4,551
Views: 445,671
Posted By beerbaron2002

Tell that to the supplier, still waiting on...

Tell that to the supplier, still waiting on colours its a 2 stage coat and to the powder coater who's backed up. There arent many in the vancouver area for some reason.
05-09-14, 12:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,115
Posted By beerbaron2002

Lol walk into bike shop get hired start working. ...

Lol walk into bike shop get hired start working.

The pay is **** BTW.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-14, 12:40 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,057
Posted By beerbaron2002

The has gotten silly the dog should be destroyed...

The has gotten silly the dog should be destroyed the owners punished.

So much faffing about, dog bites human dog gets killed owners get punished for being irresponsible t w a t s
05-07-14, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,661
Posted By beerbaron2002

Take your dremel and cut the top of the crank...

Take your dremel and cut the top of the crank vertically into the threads of the pedal this will relieve pressure on the threads. Stick a screw driver or pry bar into the cut in the crank and wedge...
Forum: Commuting
05-07-14, 01:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,753
Posted By beerbaron2002

All of the vintage bike enthusiasts seems to...

All of the vintage bike enthusiasts seems to forget a few points the op stated and got all emotional about their hobby.

1. Very first bike. So he's probably wants something he doesn't have to...
05-07-14, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,661
Posted By beerbaron2002

Grab a grinder and cut it youre getting new...

Grab a grinder and cut it youre getting new pedals anyways and the crank is garbage.
Forum: Commuting
05-06-14, 11:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,753
Posted By beerbaron2002

12 bucks in vancouver will get you a coffee and...

12 bucks in vancouver will get you a coffee and not much more this is one of the most expensive places in north america. So I don't see deals like that around here.

But still say he spends 50 on...
Forum: Commuting
05-06-14, 10:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,753
Posted By beerbaron2002

that's because the old bike thing is a new fad. I...

that's because the old bike thing is a new fad. I see it all the time in vancouver it used to just be a crackhead theft deterrent.

Its rare to find one especially now that is in good order for...
Forum: Commuting
05-06-14, 09:20 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 21,044
Posted By beerbaron2002

Cover your bike with university stickers and...

Cover your bike with university stickers and always wear you uni sweat shirt or t shirt everyone will know youre a broke student.
Forum: Commuting
05-06-14, 08:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,753
Posted By beerbaron2002

Just buy something off bikesdirect or citygrounds...

Just buy something off bikesdirect or citygrounds you're a student not an old guy reliving the days when him and mary sue road the ten speed to lovers point in the 60s.

An old bike isn't something...
Forum: Touring
05-06-14, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By beerbaron2002

Change it half way to miami at then half way back...

Change it half way to miami at then half way back and at seattle its only 40 bucks in chains small expense on a long journey to kinimize headaches.
Forum: Touring
05-06-14, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By beerbaron2002

Id replace it more than that chains are dirt cheap

Id replace it more than that chains are dirt cheap
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,057
Posted By beerbaron2002

Idont carry one for dogs it was an example, i...

Idont carry one for dogs it was an example, i bike on paths through the woods and often stop and cook lunch i use it for my stove and hikes.

Point is its something final, the dog should be...
05-06-14, 02:28 AM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 709,019
Posted By beerbaron2002

Aww it looks like the love child of a bmx mommy...

Aww it looks like the love child of a bmx mommy and a huge vintage 10 speed daddy. :love:
05-06-14, 01:40 AM
Replies: 24,393
Views: 1,897,177
Posted By beerbaron2002

Decided to leave the quellas powder coat alone...

Decided to leave the quellas powder coat alone and get a felt brougham to mess with, still havent picked a crazy "please steal me" colour instead of the black frame with black everything else. Ill...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 11:34 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,057
Posted By beerbaron2002

Call animal control have the dog put down notify...

Call animal control have the dog put down notify the parents because they probably have called offer to be a witness to ensure the mongrel is destroyed. advise the kids parents to sue the owners they...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-14, 11:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,753
Posted By beerbaron2002

If you can find something with original parts...

If you can find something with original parts with very little wear fine. My mother has a bike feom 82 that was ridden 3 times and never touched again it could pass as brand new.

The op is new to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 10:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,755
Posted By beerbaron2002

Pink actually used to be a guys colour and blue...

Pink actually used to be a guys colour and blue for girls. You can find it in a history book inbetween lawn mowings and weed whacking in a manly way. (Sandles with socks and shorts probably) j/k
...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-14, 10:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,051
Posted By beerbaron2002

I swerve into them and tell the cop they were...

I swerve into them and tell the cop they were aggressively driving then sue their insurance for play money.
Forum: Commuting
05-05-14, 10:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,753
Posted By beerbaron2002

What is with this old bike fad. I was talking to...

What is with this old bike fad. I was talking to another shop mechanic about it today downtown. Seems like everyone is over paying for 30+ yr old scrap metal. Fixie fad over scrap fad begin.

Find...
05-05-14, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,708
Posted By beerbaron2002

Just take the frame to a painter or better yet...

Just take the frame to a painter or better yet powder coater 150 and under whatever colour you want.
Prismatic Powders (http://www.prismaticpowders.com)

Tons of colours and more durable than...
Forum: Commuting
05-04-14, 04:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,648
Posted By beerbaron2002

Well if its in your office that's different, get...

Well if its in your office that's different, get a good lock though for when you go out bike theft has been one of the few crimes on a big rise while most everything else is declining. A kryptonite...
Forum: Commuting
05-04-14, 12:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,648
Posted By beerbaron2002

Buy something cheaper if its gonna be locked up...

Buy something cheaper if its gonna be locked up all day it will eventually get stolen
05-03-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,785
Posted By beerbaron2002

There wouldn't be a presumption of flight if they...

There wouldn't be a presumption of flight if they are presumed innocent. Prosecutors are supposed to work with just facts which is never the case they are motivated by politics and career advancement...
05-03-14, 03:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,785
Posted By beerbaron2002

If people were truely presumed innocent they...

If people were truely presumed innocent they wouldn't be locked up until court or pay a heafty bail bond. One that is usually way more than anyone can afford.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 15,264
Posted By beerbaron2002

Riding on the sidewalk to much using non puncture...

Riding on the sidewalk to much using non puncture resistant race tires with to much air.
Forum: Touring
05-03-14, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By beerbaron2002

I get way less than that but I ride a fixie in...

I get way less than that but I ride a fixie in all weather which is hard on the chain and gears. I never counted miles but every 2 months or 3 months I replace the gears and chain at the same time.
05-03-14, 11:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,876
Posted By beerbaron2002

Because they are consistantly wrong, abuse their...

Because they are consistantly wrong, abuse their power and dont want to be sued for it.
05-03-14, 01:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,785
Posted By beerbaron2002

Euqality doesnt exist never has never will.

Euqality doesnt exist never has never will.
05-02-14, 09:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,135
Posted By beerbaron2002

That statement makes no sense, drive train...

That statement makes no sense, drive train components are replaced at the same time think about stress points if you have a half worn gear and a new chain where will that be vs a new chain and cogs
05-02-14, 03:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,135
Posted By beerbaron2002

No, generally speaking for max performance you...

No, generally speaking for max performance you replace all gears and chain at the same time. This is more prevalant on motorcycles but the same principal applies which is equal wear.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,945
Posted By beerbaron2002

You could get a small bar bag as well, instead. I...

You could get a small bar bag as well, instead. I personally never cared for those pockets. But i dont like anything in any pocket. Could always just get a messenger bag. Mission workshop makes the...
05-02-14, 02:01 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,785
Posted By beerbaron2002

Just because you were a cop you get all hot and...

Just because you were a cop you get all hot and bothered.

But since at least the 90s in the wake of the LA shootout the police have been militarized. Fact.

Police have quotas. Fact

Whe state...
05-01-14, 11:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,785
Posted By beerbaron2002

If you have what you think will happen that is...

If you have what you think will happen that is more likely we are all ears.

As far as my comment about generating capital its true in the height of the recession and budget cuts Washington state...
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