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04-06-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 649
Posted By IAmSam

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https://www.justrideit.com.au/collections/bikes
04-04-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,223
Posted By IAmSam

I have found that Barend/TT levers are ideal on...

I have found that Barend/TT levers are ideal on my bullhorns - and there are plenty of nice ones...
03-28-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,717
Posted By IAmSam

I love that you ride this bike!

I love that you ride this bike!
03-24-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 544
Posted By IAmSam

Have you tried undoing your work yet? If you...

Have you tried undoing your work yet? If you haven't - I think you should. I'm going to come at this from a different angle than some other posters. I hate getting wordy but may have to, to make my...
03-15-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,267
Posted By IAmSam

Thank you! Your bike is very cool too - have fun...

Thank you! Your bike is very cool too - have fun - ride safe...
03-14-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,267
Posted By IAmSam

How 'bout a little more red? ...

How 'bout a little more red?

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03-12-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By IAmSam

I look forward to seeing something like that too...

I look forward to seeing something like that too - in the Rolhoff E-bike Forum :innocent:
03-03-21, 06:42 AM
03-01-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,267
Posted By IAmSam

Thanks - you are too kind - ride safe

Thanks - you are too kind - ride safe
02-28-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,267
Posted By IAmSam

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02-28-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,058
Posted By IAmSam

Somehow I ended up with a bike with nuts, and a...

Somehow I ended up with a bike with nuts, and a bike with bolts - I use several different small carry modes but this checks all my boxes and fits in all of them...

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02-26-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 956
Posted By IAmSam

Senrab62 ...

Senrab62


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02-25-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By IAmSam

Well I have my bike's chrome about as shiny as...

Well I have my bike's chrome about as shiny as its going to get this time around. So as soon as I get the wheel done, its gettin' ridden. And I am definitely getting one of those little Caswell...
02-25-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By IAmSam

Appreciate all the suggestions... I'm...

Appreciate all the suggestions...

I'm sitting here looking at a bottle of Chrome Polish and a tub of Paste Wax, and trying to get enthusiastic about scrubbin-n-rubbin for a few hours. My real...
02-23-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By IAmSam

Help me keep my chrome from getting worse???

Hullo - hope everybody here is well...

I've just spent the past couple of days working on my poor baby's too long neglected chrome with alu foil & brass brushes, water, vinegar, & WD40; & as I...
02-21-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,577
Posted By IAmSam

SS Coaster Brake was always the best way to fit...

SS Coaster Brake was always the best way to fit your desires...looks good
02-21-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By IAmSam

Just so you know - I'm making this informative...

Just so you know - I'm making this informative post here to keep myself from saying something snarky in another :innocent:

You know what they say about making generalizations, but the general...
02-19-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 956
Posted By IAmSam

Uhhh...no. Yes of course aesthetics may be...

Uhhh...no. Yes of course aesthetics may be important - in fact aesthetics as much as anything led to switching my front brake thingy. But way more important than matching your fork color is matching...
02-17-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,901
Posted By IAmSam

I just am glad that you are real and I wasn't...

I just am glad that you are real and I wasn't imagining it...

I don't have a set of verniers and it didn't cross my mind to compare the tapers when I gave up on my semi-sealed Record Pista BB that...
02-17-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 956
Posted By IAmSam

I used one of those clamp-on dealies for many...

I used one of those clamp-on dealies for many years - I think mine was a model from EuroAsia but I can't swear to it - it worked fine.

A few years ago I switched to:...
02-14-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,901
Posted By IAmSam

Sorry for your problem, hope you get it sorted...

Sorry for your problem, hope you get it sorted out soon - but I really just wanted to say AHA!

Without having been able to find it in my searching, I vaguely remembered and have mentioned...
02-11-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By IAmSam

If any of you guys ends up getting one of those...

If any of you guys ends up getting one of those disc hubs I have a NIP 16t 3/32 VeloSolo disc cog + the set of bolts they make you buy that I might could be talked into parting with...
02-04-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,131
Posted By IAmSam

Sorry I but gotta tell you guys that I ain't all...

Sorry I but gotta tell you guys that I ain't all that cool with you stealing my lifetime supply of half-links line :innocent:


OP - are you telling me that while you've gone to the trouble of...
01-30-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,267
Posted By IAmSam

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01-24-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,018
Posted By IAmSam

The only tools you need to Install a singlespeed...

The only tools you need to Install a singlespeed freewheel are your fingers ;)
01-13-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By IAmSam

Yes, that's right. IIRC from the stories I found...

Yes, that's right. IIRC from the stories I found when I was checking - the 1st Surly bike, which was originally thought of as Sub 11 not a Surly, was a 1x1 that had Sub 11 stamped trackends. In short...
01-13-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,996
Posted By IAmSam

Too much hub-bub about it but Cinelli sticker...

Too much hub-bub about it but Cinelli sticker might give you a clue...
01-12-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,996
Posted By IAmSam

Stick with your initial instincts...

Stick with your initial instincts...
01-06-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,579
Posted By IAmSam

Thanks for sharing - Enjoy your new Singlespeed -...

Thanks for sharing - Enjoy your new Singlespeed - Happy New Year!
01-06-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,332
Posted By IAmSam

Seeing as how this discussion has veered into...

Seeing as how this discussion has veered into multi-speed fixed I just would like to add that I was foolish enough to spring for one of those S3X's from a few years ago and it was a nightmare. That...
01-05-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,332
Posted By IAmSam

Its out of production but check out SRAM Torpedo...

Its out of production but check out SRAM Torpedo Hub ;)
01-02-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,195
Posted By IAmSam

2021 Geared Bikes Photo Thread

This used be a pretty popular yearly but...

So maybe there's still a few other gearies around here & since mine was my first ride of the new year yesterday - here we go...

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12-31-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 150,259
Posted By IAmSam

I answered your question, guess I should have...

I answered your question, guess I should have quoted but since it was the very next post I figured you'd get it - then posted my B'stone...capisce?

Happy New Year!
12-30-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 150,259
Posted By IAmSam

I may be part of a minority but I always thought...

I may be part of a minority but I always thought Submariners were sort of cool - a step-thru may even add to it...

And since I'm already here :innocent:

...
12-27-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 150,259
Posted By IAmSam

I don't want your apologies - please let someone...

I don't want your apologies - please let someone have that bike who wont eff it up like you are planning to...
12-25-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 88,650
Posted By IAmSam

Happy Holidays! ...

Happy Holidays!


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12-18-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,248
Posted By IAmSam

I guess this all explains why those levers are on...

I guess this all explains why those levers are on sale for $5 In Soma's interwebz store :twitchy:
12-16-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 88,650
Posted By IAmSam

For all I know that frame may have been built by...

For all I know that frame may have been built by Panasonic - but the Quickbeam was a Rivendell bike & GP got a lot of love for the angled trackends. They actually did a collabo reissue a couple years...
12-13-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By IAmSam

Velo-Orange Kraton Basket Weave Grips

Velo-Orange Kraton Basket Weave Grips
12-12-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 88,650
Posted By IAmSam

^^^I've seen this bike on a or some Facebook...

^^^I've seen this bike on a or some Facebook group/s haven't I?
Frame is not my usual cup of tea but I like this one and AFAIAC your brake set-up is right.
75 mi ain't nuthin' to sneeze at either -...
12-09-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,559
Posted By IAmSam

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12-06-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,043
Posted By IAmSam

Tarck bike...

Tarck bike...
12-05-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,043
Posted By IAmSam

I am quite glad to stay away from whiny...

I am quite glad to stay away from whiny posers...and I am going to go ride the hell out of my sw8 phiksie now :D
11-25-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,084
Posted By IAmSam

Well you did succeed at suckering some serious...

Well you did succeed at suckering some serious replies, but your follow-up question...



and your subsequent admisson that you did know, kinda proves my contention that you are trolling.

...
11-24-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By IAmSam

If you don't mind a very slight semi-pusuit-ish...

If you don't mind a very slight semi-pusuit-ish drop from the stem...Nitto RB002 could be close to ideal for you and they are not very expensive either. You just have to be careful about trying to...
11-20-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By IAmSam

I've had one... I have been using a Campag...

I've had one...

I have been using a Campag Record Pista crank on my Sw8 phiksie for what seems like forever. I've been through several bottom brackets with it. Campy Record Pista BB was the 1st -...
11-04-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By IAmSam

If you've checked and know your ring, chain, and...

If you've checked and know your ring, chain, and cog are good - then it should logically follow that as it is your chain tensioner that is misbehaving, that it is the tensioner itself that is the...
11-04-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,328
Posted By IAmSam

I don't know much about Specialized Globe bikes...

I don't know much about Specialized Globe bikes besides they didn't stick around very long - but I run into bicyclists all the time who really like and want quill stem bikes...
10-21-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,293
Posted By IAmSam

Hey everybody... Past Ridea hubs owner and...

Hey everybody...

Past Ridea hubs owner and rider here, or at least purported to be by the seller, a UK bike retailer. They were completely unmarked, so who knows? I looked but cannot find any...
10-13-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,044
Posted By IAmSam

It is a shame this topic hasn't taken off (2x...

It is a shame this topic hasn't taken off (2x even) but I don't get much chance to post my baby in C&V as I always felt it is a bit too modern(?) to get much love here so I will do my part to keep...
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