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02-10-11, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By bxboogie

thanks

thanks
02-10-11, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By bxboogie

brakes

Is there any way to install rear brakes on a bike not drilled for rear brakes?
02-10-11, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 786
Posted By bxboogie

anyone try out eggbeater smarty pedals?

anyone try out eggbeater smarty pedals?
02-09-11, 11:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 786
Posted By bxboogie

its cross training not training for cross. I run...

its cross training not training for cross. I run track during the year and need to stay in shape while minimizing impact during the summer. I was just wondering if anyone had cheap parts to sell, I'm...
02-08-11, 09:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 786
Posted By bxboogie

clipless?

Bringing my singlespeed home this summer and I plain on using it for cross training. I was wondering if its worth getting a set of clipless pedals or should I stick to the straps and clips. I also...
10-28-10, 09:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,406
Posted By bxboogie

Currently running a Javelin Vigorelli with a...

Currently running a Javelin Vigorelli with a coaster. I'm honestly in love.
09-25-10, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,696
Posted By bxboogie

I bought the coaster brake set from velomine and...

I bought the coaster brake set from velomine and have no complaints.
09-12-10, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By bxboogie

go coaster + front brake. you can get a nice...

go coaster + front brake. you can get a nice frame then.
09-06-10, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By bxboogie

Velomine is a great deal, affordable, friendly, I...

Velomine is a great deal, affordable, friendly, I couldn't have had a better wheel buying experience
08-27-10, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,066
Posted By bxboogie

for size, your best bet is to try a few bikes...

for size, your best bet is to try a few bikes out. Your height doesn't always correlate with your inseam.
08-26-10, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,997,804
Posted By bxboogie

dp18's and a set of all city pedals to finally...

dp18's and a set of all city pedals to finally finish my bike. first ride later!
08-25-10, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By bxboogie

thanks, I'll have to stop by the shop and buy an...

thanks, I'll have to stop by the shop and buy an adapter. I was also wondering if it is possible to add links to a chain. I bought a partially complete bike that just needed wheels. the chain for my...
08-25-10, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By bxboogie

Installing tires and tubes.

This is my first time dealing with road rims, tubes and tires. First how do I inflate a presta valve? Second how do i properly install the tube? And finally, is the installation off the tire the same...
08-10-10, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By bxboogie

thanks

thanks
08-10-10, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By bxboogie

Pedals

Noob question, I have carbon fsa track cranks, should I get a 1/2" pedal or a 9/16"?
08-07-10, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By bxboogie

is there a real quality difference between the...

is there a real quality difference between the velocity rims and the weinmann rims?
08-06-10, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By bxboogie

wheelset

Need a wheelset for a new frame the I just picked up of CL, (javelin Vigorelli with carbon cranks, seatpost, stem, fork, headset) I can splurge but really should save some money for the school year....
08-04-10, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By bxboogie

What tire to buy?

Pretty much a tire noob and thus have no idea what tire to buy for my new set of wheels. They're going to be used for commuting and I'm not trying to drop butt loads of money on tires that will...
08-03-10, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,362
Posted By bxboogie

I live in NYC and occasionally head to my parents...

I live in NYC and occasionally head to my parents house up state. I think I should be good then.
08-03-10, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,362
Posted By bxboogie

I was thinking about getting a pair of Weinmann...

I was thinking about getting a pair of Weinmann Dp18's off of velomine with the coaster brake. I've read in a few threads that they can overheat and fail if you are going too fast. How fast is too...
08-03-10, 08:22 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 46,012
Posted By bxboogie

old huffy at age 3 then target mongoose at 13 ...

old huffy at age 3
then target mongoose at 13
now Javelin Vigorelli at 19- my first real bike
08-02-10, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,362
Posted By bxboogie

coaster brake

Just picked up a frame that isn't drilled for rear brakes. I want to run the bike ss for commuting and then have a separate fg rear for weekend rides. I was thinking about buying a coaster brake...
08-01-10, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 21,038
Posted By bxboogie

I was actually thinking about getting one and...

I was actually thinking about getting one and emailed the company. They told me absolutely nothing about what brand parts that they use when I asked them. All they said was that some parts are State...
07-28-10, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By bxboogie

crank for old peugeot.

I might get my hands on an old Peugeot that needs some work. I was looking to replace the triple crank with a single speed one but I have no idea what type of crank it can take. Does it matter if it...
07-26-10, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By bxboogie

I'll wait until I can get a good look at it...

I'll wait until I can get a good look at it first. If it looks good I think I'll pull the trigger
07-26-10, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By bxboogie

My (Possibly) New Bike

Looks like after months of Clist searching I've found a decent bike. Its a Moth frame built up with decent components. Talked the guy down to 375 complete. What do you guys think?...
07-25-10, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,414
Posted By bxboogie

so since I'm fairly tall 6ft 2 with sizes 12.5...

so since I'm fairly tall 6ft 2 with sizes 12.5 shoes, I should expect to get some overlap with pretty much any bike?
07-25-10, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,414
Posted By bxboogie

Pedal overlap

I've seen a few threads that talk about pedal overlap. I've read most and still have no idea what it is.
07-25-10, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By bxboogie

funny vid. I was just interested in quality. I'll...

funny vid. I was just interested in quality. I'll probably end up on a kilo.
07-24-10, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By bxboogie

AZ SS/FG riders

Any AZ riders hear of this company called State Bicycle? They're located in Tempe and It looks like they are a better version of republic. I was thinking about giving them a try but I's hate to go in...
07-23-10, 08:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,133
Posted By bxboogie

what bike is that/\ /\

what bike is that/\ /\
07-15-10, 04:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,032
Posted By bxboogie

brain fart. I just want to know if i can put a...

brain fart. I just want to know if i can put a modern crank on the bike.
07-15-10, 01:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,032
Posted By bxboogie

I'm looking at buying this...

I'm looking at buying this :http://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/bik/1842473235.html I'm just wondering how much to offer. I was thinking 150-180. I'm also thinking about converting it to fixed and...
07-13-10, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By bxboogie

Before you ride it for an extended period of...

Before you ride it for an extended period of time, get it checked out at your lbs.
07-13-10, 06:12 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,058
Posted By bxboogie

I drive a subaru a 07subaru legacy 2.5 and I love...

I drive a subaru a 07subaru legacy 2.5 and I love it. I just need to get out of college so I can get afford an STI. My whole family drive scoobies and swear by them. Hoping to buy a motorcycle soon...
07-12-10, 10:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By bxboogie

Schwinn Maddy

what do you guys think about the 2010 Madison vs. the 09? I was just on citygrounds.com and noticed that there was an $80 difference between the two models. Is it worth it?
07-12-10, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By bxboogie

Thanks. I have around 500 to spend. are they...

Thanks. I have around 500 to spend. are they completely out of my price range?
07-12-10, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By bxboogie

Contiunuum Cycles

Hey guys,
I was just wondering if anyone here has dealt with Continuum Cycles in NYC before? I;m looking for my first fgss and I was wondering how this shop is?
07-08-10, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By bxboogie

I also found a cromoly frame with tange headset...

I also found a cromoly frame with tange headset and sugino rd cranks for 130. I'm thinking this is a solid deal.
07-08-10, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By bxboogie

CL How much should I offer?

Looking for a new bike and not that knowlegable. I know there seems to be a NYC tax on anything single speed or fixed. i just wanted to know what i should offer for these bikes.
...
07-08-10, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By bxboogie

New Bike

I'm looking for a good deal on a vintage bike via CL. My max is 350. I'm a complete noob when it comes to vintage bikes and have no idea what to look for. it seems like the NYC CL is littered with...
07-07-10, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By bxboogie

Motobecane Mirage

Found a 1972 Mirage in decent shape and Was thinking about either keeping it as a multi speed or as a single speed. I was just wondering what the BB size is and how hard it is to find parts.
07-05-10, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By bxboogie

I've read good things about contiuum but chari...

I've read good things about contiuum but chari and co is way out of my price range. I don't have a grand to burn right now.
07-05-10, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By bxboogie

Thanks for the advice. Any one know of a good...

Thanks for the advice. Any one know of a good shop in NYC that would be ideal for a first time buyer? I unfortunately don't have many friends who are really into bikes and reviews are hit or miss...
07-04-10, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By bxboogie

How to buy a new bike

I finally have the money to buy a new bike either at my LBS or on craigslist. I was just wondering what I should look for when buying a used bike and what I should pay attention to when I go to a...
06-30-10, 09:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,142
Posted By bxboogie

If I were to go the online route, other than the...

If I were to go the online route, other than the kilo, windosor, and moto. What do you guys think about the tommaso augusta?
06-29-10, 09:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,142
Posted By bxboogie

my commute isn't too bad only about 15 blocks or...

my commute isn't too bad only about 15 blocks or so daily and then an around 20 block run to the grocery store. Do I really need something that complex? i really want affordable simple quality.
06-29-10, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,142
Posted By bxboogie

You guys just reaffirmed what I was thinking....

You guys just reaffirmed what I was thinking. Hopefully I can find a halfway decent conversion on CL that doesn't have a hipster tax placed on it. If not I might pick up a moto track from BD or the...
06-29-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,142
Posted By bxboogie

Fixie or Roadie

I've been thinking about getting either an used road bike or a fixie/single speed for college. At first I thought it would be wise to spend a good amount of money around 600 for a solid bike but now...
06-08-10, 07:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,281
Posted By bxboogie

If I were to pick up a used bike for around the...

If I were to pick up a used bike for around the same money, what should I look for?
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