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02-20-17, 02:09 PM
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Posted By LupinIII

haha just plain ol 3x, must be a trick of the...

haha just plain ol 3x, must be a trick of the light.

I just picked up a dura ace/campy clincher rear wheel on the cheap (last time I rode fixed was about 5 years ago, wouldn't have thought i...
02-19-17, 07:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,495
Posted By LupinIII

lol people recommending drops to a person riding...

lol people recommending drops to a person riding a stem flipped up and bullhorns tilted up enough to rival mtb bar ends

Risers would have been a good idea. Tilt the nose up on the saddle a bit,...
02-19-17, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 176,735
Posted By LupinIII

Oh hey, new fixie day. Got this on ebay, luckily...

Oh hey, new fixie day. Got this on ebay, luckily davidsons aren't popular? or the sewups turned a lot of people off. In any case, ended up with a nearly pristine bike for a little more than kilott...
06-26-14, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By LupinIII

yeah, I totally told him to buy a smaller...

yeah, I totally told him to buy a smaller freewheel

guy says he has bmx background, he probably gets what a gear ratio is. depending on when he rode bmx, they used freewheels that went down to 12t...
06-25-14, 12:36 AM
Replies: 5,704
Views: 1,078,126
Posted By LupinIII

all fillet brazing looks like that. eric at...

all fillet brazing looks like that.

eric at winter bikes is killing it on the lugs and brazing. seriously beautiful shore lines going up in there

Instagram (http://instagram.com/winterbicycles)
06-25-14, 12:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,224
Posted By LupinIII

the idea that fixies are being ridden by anyone...

the idea that fixies are being ridden by anyone remotely hipster is pretty far off the target. that ship has sailed on to randonneur/mini touring and hardtail 29ers/650.

pretty sure every...
06-25-14, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By LupinIII

acs on the cheap, white industries for a good one...

acs on the cheap, white industries for a good one

don't buy smaller than a 16t. different diameter. some 15t freewheels are available in the proper size, but better to play it safe.

best bet...
06-25-14, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 709,019
Posted By LupinIII

definitely threaded headset, you can see the...

definitely threaded headset, you can see the locknut
06-24-14, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 460,719
Posted By LupinIII

beer hauler ...

beer hauler
http://scontent-a-sjc.cdninstagram.com/hphotos-xaf1/t51.2885-15/10349754_638731932887086_892533962_n.jpg
03-22-13, 03:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,184
Posted By LupinIII

yep 58, need something more around 54. It might...

yep 58, need something more around 54. It might be going to a friend, but if he backs out i still have most of the original nuovo record that it came with (albeit in cosmetic condition similar to the...
03-20-13, 03:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,184
Posted By LupinIII

bumping an old thread coz why not assuming...

bumping an old thread coz why not

assuming OP meant stuff like this?

raleigh that doesn't fit me and will probably be on the way out (still have all the original parts in a box)...
Forum: For Sale
02-05-12, 02:37 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 117,407
Posted By LupinIII

have: silver thomson x2, 17deg, 100mm extension,...

have: silver thomson x2, 17deg, 100mm extension, 31.8 clamp

want: same in 120mm ideally. want at least 10 deg rise, silver, and 31.8 barway
07-28-11, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By LupinIII

120mm formula with 10-15mm of washers, i believe...

120mm formula with 10-15mm of washers, i believe you'll need M8 or M10 washers. throw those under the locknut on either side
07-20-11, 04:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,101
Posted By LupinIII

**** titanium and **** david lynskey and the...

**** titanium and **** david lynskey and the cracking piece of **** horse he rode in on
07-18-11, 05:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,101
Posted By LupinIII

09 ftp or a low. looks about the same price...

09 ftp

or a low. looks about the same price as a mash
06-28-11, 12:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,624
Posted By LupinIII

as far as i can tell he had a lot of difficulty...

as far as i can tell he had a lot of difficulty finding a builder that could put out a large enough number of frames for a decent price that would be willing to use filler aluminum and filing the...
06-28-11, 02:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,624
Posted By LupinIII

bumpin this to see if there's any more real world...

bumpin this to see if there's any more real world experience with this frame. a friend is selling one and i'm interested. i'm also wondering if this frame is actually good, or if it's mostly urban...
06-09-11, 01:14 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 73,024
Posted By LupinIII

i'm such a rebel, talking about my friends...

i'm such a rebel, talking about my friends flipping bikes then deciding that they'll hook up bros instead.

brb, hoarding all the food in the world so just my friends can eat.
06-08-11, 04:14 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 73,024
Posted By LupinIII

i think you can have it a little above the top of...

i think you can have it a little above the top of the cut and be okay, i know there's some leeway on road frames with ISMs. the danger of having it too high above the cut comes from damaging the...
06-08-11, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,069
Posted By LupinIII

you grease the threads on the cog and lockring...

you grease the threads on the cog and lockring first?

rotafix or a good chainwhip/lockring should be fine (seriously, i'm in love with the shimano track tool). hunker down on it with all your (or...
06-08-11, 03:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By LupinIII

was about to say this. vinegar treatment can help...

was about to say this. vinegar treatment can help too, it's an amazing solvent for cleaning and doesn't stink once it dries.
06-08-11, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By LupinIII

thinking about buying some tools for when i move...

thinking about buying some tools for when i move out of davis and shop bro is now too far away to reasonably borrow tools from. mostly cone wrenches, felcos, and some pin spanners.

other thing i'd...
06-08-11, 02:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By LupinIII

i use metric allens and metric sockets the most,...

i use metric allens and metric sockets the most, along with necessities like good tire levers (i like pedros) and a good floor pump (i use a silca) (i'd also like a shimano track tool, which has a...
06-07-11, 11:36 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 73,024
Posted By LupinIII

my mind is completely bottled

my mind is completely bottled
06-07-11, 09:35 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 73,024
Posted By LupinIII

well he bought them to hook up people who missed...

well he bought them to hook up people who missed out on the deal.

and even if he was marking them up, there isn't a big margin for markup when citygrounds is selling them with a fork for 350, and...
06-07-11, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,178,746
Posted By LupinIII

yummygooey: lollin, that's my friend's bike. ...

yummygooey: lollin, that's my friend's bike.


and loving how non-integrated fork and bar clamp size get called out before twisted spokes.
06-07-11, 03:47 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,178,746
Posted By LupinIII

yo carlton you like my new grocery getter? ...

yo carlton you like my new grocery getter?

http://i437.photobucket.com/albums/qq96/oogens/ftp1.jpg
06-07-11, 02:53 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 73,024
Posted By LupinIII

nope, my friend's 61 and a 54 he bought to flip...

nope, my friend's 61 and a 54 he bought to flip both have non-crimped chainstays. he also got a 56 to flip but I don't know if that one was crimped. it's really hit or miss.
06-05-11, 11:36 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 73,024
Posted By LupinIII

yes in general, mostly that all sizes...

yes



in general, mostly that all sizes have the same size seat mast (which is a bit crazy since a 61 will probably need more than 73cm of seat mast), head tubes are more or less the same size...
06-05-11, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,027
Posted By LupinIII

I like the EAI cobra ecos if you don't mind the...

I like the EAI cobra ecos if you don't mind the dull/shotpeened surface. i think they're about $60, work with a 110 jis bb

i just use whatever tektros i find for brakes. the r530s (or something...
06-05-11, 08:35 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 73,024
Posted By LupinIII

i'm using a 43mm rake road fork since it's what i...

i'm using a 43mm rake road fork since it's what i had leftover from the lynskey sale. no problems riding no handed, it is a touch twitchy though. no toe overlap on my 54 with L mks clips. if you...
06-05-11, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,178,746
Posted By LupinIII

if anything risers feel better on a stem longer...

if anything risers feel better on a stem longer than you'd use with drops. risers give you shorter reach with the same stem, so i usually like a stem 20mm longer
06-05-11, 04:12 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 73,024
Posted By LupinIII

yeah me and kevin both got ftps that were crimped...

yeah me and kevin both got ftps that were crimped from the factory to fit just about any track crank (been using my eai cobra cranks just fine with a 46, but definitely space for my 50)

our friend...
06-02-11, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By LupinIII

take the bus for another month, save up, and get...

take the bus for another month, save up, and get something that isn't either of those bikes
06-02-11, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By LupinIII

go to your lbs, tell them you have $400 for a...

go to your lbs, tell them you have $400 for a fixed gear, and wait for them to order you a torker u-district or redline 925.
06-02-11, 11:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,797
Posted By LupinIII

cool story bro

cool story bro
06-01-11, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By LupinIII

good deal for essentially the frameset. lollin at...

good deal for essentially the frameset. lollin at the 56. mountain bike stem x rear wheel falling out of the fork ends collabo
06-01-11, 12:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,050
Posted By LupinIII

wait, with a 74deg head tube, won't a 43 feel way...

wait, with a 74deg head tube, won't a 43 feel way twitchier with a hell of a lot less trail? 30mm would have a crazy amount of trail. don't know if the short wheelbase offsets the huge trail though.
05-31-11, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 136,344
Posted By LupinIII

most unflattering picture of me that i've seen...

most unflattering picture of me that i've seen (slouching x gut hang out collabo coz just failed)

but i'm matchey matchey winner
...
05-27-11, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 501,636
Posted By LupinIII

jk this sale is breaking their site lol

jk

this sale is breaking their site lol
05-27-11, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 501,636
Posted By LupinIII

i would hardly call $20 for shipping a frame...

i would hardly call $20 for shipping a frame excessive. and the coupon code 20625 excludes bikes and certain brands. i think fuji is one of the restricted brands (the coupon is mostly meant for...
05-27-11, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 501,636
Posted By LupinIII

figure a fork to be around a hundred dollars,...

figure a fork to be around a hundred dollars, after ebay fees you might make around 50-100 dollars.

but we all got crazy parts bins right? only thing i dont have spares of is a crankset/bb and an...
05-27-11, 01:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By LupinIII

would rather use the $20 iro units

would rather use the $20 iro units
05-27-11, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 501,636
Posted By LupinIII

goddammit i don't need any more fixed gears....

goddammit

i don't need any more fixed gears. I have the continuum which is good for like all my ridng, i have the peloton which is completely unusable but I'm too sentimentally attached to it, and...
05-22-11, 06:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,066
Posted By LupinIII

my friend does skids on 49/14 with no foot...

my friend does skids on 49/14 with no foot retention.

i didn't think i really pulled up, but i can't skid without foot retention.
05-22-11, 01:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,904
Posted By LupinIII

i use sunlite butyl tubes because they cost like...

i use sunlite butyl tubes because they cost like 2.25
05-20-11, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,097
Posted By LupinIII

the flite gave me the worst junk numbness of any...

the flite gave me the worst junk numbness of any name brand saddles i've owned so far.

so far I really like my carbon aliante. I wasn't expecting to since i didn't care for the arione, but it's a...
05-20-11, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 501,636
Posted By LupinIII

a lot of the more expensive carbon is coming from...

a lot of the more expensive carbon is coming from taiwan though. and it's pretty well known that these are made from open molds similar to well known bikes, they are NOT pinarellos and kuotas that...
05-20-11, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 685
Posted By LupinIII

or not nobody understands the joy of a...

or not

nobody understands the joy of a double braked fixed until they try it
05-19-11, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,178,746
Posted By LupinIII

this picture is blowing my mind, great shot. ...

this picture is blowing my mind, great shot.

how do you shoot this? are you selectively letting your shots go more out of focus as you progress away from your subject, then piecing it together in...
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