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10-23-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,414
Posted By Scrodzilla

Why would you ever think that sending a...

Why would you ever think that sending a long-winded private apology would somehow rectify things after your lame attempts at publicly insulting me?

Here's a (R)idea: You can stick that olive...
10-21-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,414
Posted By Scrodzilla

It truly amazes me that you've written a...

It truly amazes me that you've written a candidate for Oprah's Book Club here, yet you're still missing the point.

Novatec hubs are still a great budget option. However, paying nearly 4 times what...
10-12-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 954
Posted By Scrodzilla

Maybe you're just a wiener. A new bike isn't...

Maybe you're just a wiener. A new bike isn't going to fix that.
10-06-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Scrodzilla

Stick with your 75s. Paul cranksets are often...

Stick with your 75s. Paul cranksets are often problematic, which is why they are no longer being made.
09-24-20, 12:35 AM
Replies: 24,550
Views: 2,115,988
Posted By Scrodzilla

Broken gear - the exact opposite of fixed gear.

Broken gear - the exact opposite of fixed gear.
09-22-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,889
Posted By Scrodzilla

It's completely insane that so much over-thinking...

It's completely insane that so much over-thinking is done over such simple machines.
09-14-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,465
Posted By Scrodzilla

Those wheels are garbage.

Those wheels are garbage.
08-25-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2,683
Views: 604,315
Posted By Scrodzilla

People still buy Kilo TTs?

People still buy Kilo TTs?
08-21-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,669
Posted By Scrodzilla

As someone who imports a LOT of products into...

As someone who imports a LOT of products into this country, there is no single answer when it comes to ETAs.

Earlier this week I had to go to the Customs & Border Patrol station at the PDX Airport...
08-21-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,669
Posted By Scrodzilla

There are a lot of limitations and disruptions...

There are a lot of limitations and disruptions in the supply chain right now because of Covid-19. As the owner of a track & fixed gear specific shop, I can say there is absolutely nothing wrong with...
08-09-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2,783
Views: 548,252
Posted By Scrodzilla

My previous snarky comment aside, the purple 725...

My previous snarky comment aside, the purple 725 was always my favorite. Unfortunately the one I had creaked like an old bar stool right out of the box.
07-30-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By Scrodzilla

Stop over-thinking it. Sugino 75 crank arms,...

Stop over-thinking it. Sugino 75 crank arms, Sugino 75 cartridge BB, Zen chainring, done.
07-30-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By Scrodzilla

If you want a good chainline and the right amount...

If you want a good chainline and the right amount of crank arm & chainring clearance, you need to use the correct spindle length and type for your crankset. It's not that hard.
07-09-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,292
Posted By Scrodzilla

You're right, aside from one email you sent us a...

You're right, aside from one email you sent us a while back about sourcing wheelsets from us to sell on your site (which was kinda weird), I have no idea who you are. However, it was painfully...
07-06-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,642
Posted By Scrodzilla

Like just about every company in this industry,...

Like just about every company in this industry, Soma is extremely short staffed and under a tremendous amount of strain due to Covid-19. Have some understanding for the situation and stop taking it...
06-29-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By Scrodzilla

Some people just love messing with stuff that...

Some people just love messing with stuff that doesn't need to be messed with.

Why you would ever feel the need to remove that spring in the first place when doing "maintenance" is beyond me.
06-26-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,387
Posted By Scrodzilla

This usually does the trick: ...

This usually does the trick:

https://www.vartools.com/en/chainring-nut-screwdriver-var-p409.php
06-24-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Scrodzilla

There are two kinds of double-sided rear track...

There are two kinds of double-sided rear track hubs - fixed/fixed and fixed/free.

There are people who will argue about this until they have a stroke but it's perfectly safe to use a freewheel on...
06-22-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By Scrodzilla

Good carbon isn't cheap, and cheap carbon isn't...

Good carbon isn't cheap, and cheap carbon isn't good.
06-21-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,335
Posted By Scrodzilla

Yikes. I think I'd rather ride a bike where the...

Yikes. I think I'd rather ride a bike where the pedal hits the front wheel than one with that cockpit setup.
06-17-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Scrodzilla

Throw it in the trash.

Throw it in the trash.
06-17-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,292
Posted By Scrodzilla

After those wieners from Oklahoma did an...

After those wieners from Oklahoma did an excellent job of running Wabi into the ground for a couple of years before conning some poor sap from Colorado to buy what was left of the company, I'll be...
06-10-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By Scrodzilla

People do the craziest things. Just get a new...

People do the craziest things. Just get a new frame.
06-10-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By Scrodzilla

The Paul crankset uses a 111mm ISO square taper...

The Paul crankset uses a 111mm ISO square taper bottom bracket. Campagnolo Record Pista or Sugino 75 cartridge will work. Phil Wood also makes a 110.5mm ISO option that will work.

In my experience...
05-29-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By Scrodzilla

In that case, you spelled humour wrong. ...

In that case, you spelled humour wrong.

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05-29-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By Scrodzilla

I know what humor is, you're just apparently not...

I know what humor is, you're just apparently not very good at it.
05-29-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By Scrodzilla

No need to be a weirdo about it. I provided a...

No need to be a weirdo about it. I provided a link to exactly what you said you're looking for.

It's not my fault that you've never heard of something that's very familiar to most other people...
05-27-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,803
Posted By Scrodzilla

Would you buy an apple or an orange?

Would you buy an apple or an orange?
05-21-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,559
Posted By Scrodzilla

Your frame has a standard 68mm English-threaded...

Your frame has a standard 68mm English-threaded BB shell. You can use any crankset you want as long as you use the correct bottom bracket for the crankset.
05-21-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Scrodzilla

Hard to say sight-unseen but as a professional...

Hard to say sight-unseen but as a professional wheel builder, I probably wouldn't mess with them. Why didn't you just buy brand new Araya 16B rims?
05-19-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,803
Posted By Scrodzilla

I definitely agree but the amount of frames...

I definitely agree but the amount of frames Omniums don't get along with with is a huge hassle, and one that Sram never felt the need to address during the entire production run. Track cranksets...
04-27-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,525
Posted By Scrodzilla

I honestly can't even remember the last time I...

I honestly can't even remember the last time I measured the chainline on one of my own bikes. People who stress out about that **** are hilarious.
04-25-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,525
Posted By Scrodzilla

It's amazing how many people do this without...

It's amazing how many people do this without actually thinking about the simple physics of it and end up with ruined bottom brackets and/or crank arms. No spacers on Omniums, ever.

Because the non...
04-14-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4,769
Views: 555,582
Posted By Scrodzilla

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04-10-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 60,034
Posted By Scrodzilla

You'll figure it out soon enough.

You'll figure it out soon enough.
03-28-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4,769
Views: 555,582
Posted By Scrodzilla

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03-25-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Scrodzilla

Yes. Any 144 bcd track chainring can be used...

Yes.

Any 144 bcd track chainring can be used on 7600 crank arms.
03-11-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 60,034
Posted By Scrodzilla

Dolan DB3 Prototype. #1...

Dolan DB3 Prototype. #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) of 10 made from the initial run.
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02-28-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Scrodzilla

You went to a shop to be fitted but then bought...

You went to a shop to be fitted but then bought TWO bikes somewhere else? That's awesome. Bike shops love when people do that ****.

Also, unless you're a toddler on a push bike, you're not...
02-27-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By Scrodzilla

The previous pink fade version was better.

The previous pink fade version was better.
02-24-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,731
Posted By Scrodzilla

Your headset isn't pre-loading enough when you...

Your headset isn't pre-loading enough when you tighten the top cap because you need to add a spacer to your stack.
01-29-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By Scrodzilla

I concur. Try the Metamucil Two-Week...

I concur.

Try the Metamucil Two-Week Challenge (https://www.metamucil.com/en-us/the-two-week-challenge-easiest-way-to-stay-regular-and-avoid).
01-26-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,731
Posted By Scrodzilla

Surly cogs are made by Andel. They are the same.

Surly cogs are made by Andel. They are the same.
01-19-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 60,034
Posted By Scrodzilla

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01-10-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By Scrodzilla

It's comforting to see that people on this forum...

It's comforting to see that people on this forum are still 100% insane.

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07-08-17, 06:52 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 131,584
Posted By Scrodzilla

That's an insane amount of reach paired with no...

That's an insane amount of reach paired with no saddle-to-bar drop. You must be proportioned like a praying mantis.
07-14-16, 01:25 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,438
Posted By Scrodzilla

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02-19-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,570
Posted By Scrodzilla

A company that makes good frames doesn't need to...

A company that makes good frames doesn't need to "redesign" them every five months.
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