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03-07-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 624
Posted By seau grateau

My saddle bag always has at least one spare tube,...

My saddle bag always has at least one spare tube, multitool, and my PDW 3wrencho -- a combination tire lever and 15mm wrench. I keep a small Lezyne pump on the bike as well (bracket attaches via...
03-06-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By seau grateau

I can't think of any reason the 11 speed ring...

I can't think of any reason the 11 speed ring wouldn't work with a 10 speed chain in this scenario.
02-25-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By seau grateau

I also ran 39x17 on my SSCX bike. It was pretty...

I also ran 39x17 on my SSCX bike. It was pretty perfect for city riding tbh, as I wasn't trying to go for speed and could spin it up pretty decently if I needed to. The only time I wished for a...
02-23-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By seau grateau

Helium to save grams. As for lube, I pretty...

Helium to save grams.

As for lube, I pretty much exclusively use T9 now. I can't remember if it's a wet or dry lube, and the bottle is all the way downstairs, but it goes on without the mess all...
02-23-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,783
Posted By seau grateau

Same. :thumb: It's my forever bike.

Same. :thumb: It's my forever bike.
02-23-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,783
Posted By seau grateau

sparkli

sparkli
02-16-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,783
Posted By seau grateau

The roads finally melted enough to go for a ride....

The roads finally melted enough to go for a ride. And this is gonna be my only bike again pretty soon...
...
02-10-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,442
Posted By seau grateau

:thumb: Half the fun of riding single speeds is...

:thumb: Half the fun of riding single speeds is building your next one.
02-09-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 961
Posted By seau grateau

Reinventing the wheel, or in the case the hub,...

Reinventing the wheel, or in the case the hub, usually doesn't go very far. I don't see it as being more functional or convenient than other solutions already on the market.
02-09-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,442
Posted By seau grateau

I still can't believe no one talks about Wabi's...

I still can't believe no one talks about Wabi's ridiculous problem of half the track ends being unusable because the chain stays are too short. I hope they've fixed it now, because that is a deal...
01-22-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,240
Posted By seau grateau

Gran Compe is pretty good bang for buck

Gran Compe is pretty good bang for buck
01-21-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,081
Posted By seau grateau

Start with a brake and go from there.

Start with a brake and go from there.
01-07-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 83,645
Posted By seau grateau

hotttt

hotttt
01-05-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 670,371
Posted By seau grateau

There's some weird old time capsule stuff like...

There's some weird old time capsule stuff like this in Philly that just hasn't been touched for years and years. It's a little road that gets almost no traffic these days, so the cobbles have stuck...
12-08-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 83,645
Posted By seau grateau

Got a couple chips in the paint from being...

Got a couple chips in the paint from being stuffed in the trunk on a recent road trip -- normally those don't bother me, but I'm a little mad that it got its scars while inside a car. :cry:
12-07-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 83,645
Posted By seau grateau

My Big Block with the schwifty new bar tape. ...

My Big Block with the schwifty new bar tape.

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12-01-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4,790
Views: 579,731
Posted By seau grateau

I got the Rick and Morty bartape from State for...

I got the Rick and Morty bartape from State for my Big Block. It looks ****** weird and I'm into it. Pics to follow.
12-01-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,612
Posted By seau grateau

The Big Block was 550 last year when I bought...

The Big Block was 550 last year when I bought mine, looks like MSRP is 600 now. MSRP for the Thunderdome frameset is 799, which is pretty on the level with other comparable aluminum/carbon track...
11-19-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 670,371
Posted By seau grateau

Wanted to see if I could get up this steep...

Wanted to see if I could get up this steep cobbled climb on my IRO. The answer was yes, but not on the bike.
...
11-11-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,833
Posted By seau grateau

Hey if you wanna talk boat anchors, we're gonna...

Hey if you wanna talk boat anchors, we're gonna need to have a look at those Phil hubs :p
11-11-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,833
Posted By seau grateau

Did you look into single speed levers? I'm not a...

Did you look into single speed levers? I'm not a gram counter but I feel like some could wind up being a bit lighter due to not having the shifty bits.
11-10-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,833
Posted By seau grateau

That's rad as hell.

That's rad as hell.
11-06-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By seau grateau

It's toast.

It's toast.
10-27-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 990
Posted By seau grateau

I had to google this front freewheel thing when I...

I had to google this front freewheel thing when I read it, and I am just beyond perplexed. But anyway, you could turn the Varsity into a fixie/single speed pretty easily. Those things are like tanks,...
10-27-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,586
Posted By seau grateau

I'd try a 46. You're getting into kinda mashy...

I'd try a 46. You're getting into kinda mashy territory after that.
10-20-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By seau grateau

That's a pretty cool mix of ****** and weirdo,...

That's a pretty cool mix of ****** and weirdo, I'm into it.
edit - the censored word is a term for spending a lot of money on expensive cool stuff. I really don't understand these word filters...
10-19-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,049
Posted By seau grateau

Yeah, no bueno. It's the one thing that's always...

Yeah, no bueno. It's the one thing that's always made me look a little sideways at Phil hubs.
10-18-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,049
Posted By seau grateau

I'd take track nuts over allen bolts any day. but...

I'd take track nuts over allen bolts any day. but maybe that's just me.
10-17-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,049
Posted By seau grateau

Those look like Formula hubs with allen bolts.

Those look like Formula hubs with allen bolts.
10-11-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,896
Posted By seau grateau

Niccce

Niccce
10-09-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By seau grateau

More info needed. What are you looking for?

More info needed. What are you looking for?
10-01-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,316
Posted By seau grateau

This thread is vintage A+ good ****.

This thread is vintage A+ good ****.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,671
Posted By seau grateau

I was riding a Ridley Fenix AL for a while a few...

I was riding a Ridley Fenix AL for a while a few years ago. It was my first "real" road bike, and I liked it a lot.
09-25-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 670,371
Posted By seau grateau

A little single speed fun in the woods. ...

A little single speed fun in the woods.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 26,968
Views: 17,111,121
Posted By seau grateau

This one looks pretty sweet. State is really...

This one looks pretty sweet. State is really coming up in the world.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 10,722
Posted By seau grateau

You can put your weed in there.

You can put your weed in there.
09-15-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,261
Posted By seau grateau

It sure does when you're going downhill.

It sure does when you're going downhill.
09-14-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,738
Posted By seau grateau

Yeah you can get wheels that aren't dog **** for...

Yeah you can get wheels that aren't dog **** for 200 or less.
09-14-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,738
Posted By seau grateau

Honestly would not be surprised if that's close...

Honestly would not be surprised if that's close to the actual weight of those awful looking things.
09-11-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,541
Posted By seau grateau

I'd go orange because I like a little pizzazz.

I'd go orange because I like a little pizzazz.
09-10-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By seau grateau

Nice! Ti bikes are sweet. I found a Lynskey era...

Nice! Ti bikes are sweet. I found a Lynskey era Litespeed frame on eBay a while back and built it up as my road bike, definitely one of my favorite bikes I've owned at this point. I'd probably have...
09-10-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,541
Posted By seau grateau

This looks pretty frickin' sweet.

This looks pretty frickin' sweet.
09-09-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 924
Posted By seau grateau

Oh Affinity. They make some rad frames but can't...

Oh Affinity. They make some rad frames but can't put together a readable geo chart to save their life. At least they don't have question marks for the angles anymore but I still have no idea what...
09-08-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By seau grateau

I've been using Gran Compe for a few years and...

I've been using Gran Compe for a few years and have no complaints. They're good bang for buck.
09-08-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By seau grateau

No, but you don't need an All City hub. Any 120mm...

No, but you don't need an All City hub. Any 120mm track hub will do.
09-07-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By seau grateau

Anything from here would work:...

Anything from here would work: https://www.velomine.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=87_172&zenid=c1bouq3erv696g83495k6fi0s3 It'll probably save you money over building wheels, unless you already...
09-07-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,015
Posted By seau grateau

It's also not a Wabi Thunder.

It's also not a Wabi Thunder.
09-04-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,685
Posted By seau grateau

That's a nice area for riding. I used to live in...

That's a nice area for riding. I used to live in South Pasadena and would head up that way via the Rose Bowl all the time.
09-03-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,685
Posted By seau grateau

When I lived in LA I would take my fixed gear out...

When I lived in LA I would take my fixed gear out to some pretty decent climbs -- not the big mountain road climbs but Chevy Chase, Griffith Park, etc. They were hard as hell but it was fun as hell...
09-02-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,000
Posted By seau grateau

Different bikes for different things. Sometimes...

Different bikes for different things. Sometimes riding a fixed gear is the last thing I want to do. Other times, it's the only thing I want to do.
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