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08-15-13, 02:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,962
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

I know at this point, this might be off topic,...

I know at this point, this might be off topic, but I've really liked my Milwaukee Bicycle Co. cog, and it's made in the USA.

http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=612_620_625...
08-08-11, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 592,831
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Wow, this is the jackpot of jackass.

Wow, this is the jackpot of jackass.
08-04-11, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Probably has to do with being able to go on...

Probably has to do with being able to go on casual rides with regular shoes and still have some foot retention.
07-30-11, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,120
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

I voted no, but that's because I think it's...

I voted no, but that's because I think it's easier to skid with drops/hoods vs bullhorns. However, bullhorns vs drops alone, bullhorns are much easier.

But really, skidding is pretty pointless,...
07-30-11, 10:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,066
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Sure, but the difference is, that's meant to be...

Sure, but the difference is, that's meant to be raced seriously, the Trek SS is essentially a cruising around/training bike (at the very best), so dropping that much money on a bike that you'll be...
07-30-11, 10:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,066
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Yeah, I knew I remembered it being outlandishly...

Yeah, I knew I remembered it being outlandishly expensive, I even remember saying you'd have to be an idiot to purchase a $3500 SS that isn't a track machine. But I figured I'd throw out the option...
07-30-11, 04:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,066
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

I think Trek makes a belt drive SS that's full...

I think Trek makes a belt drive SS that's full carbon with brakes. I never understood it, but whatever, if you've got the cash why not?
07-28-11, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Nope, need something with a shorter spindle...

Nope, need something with a shorter spindle length with is the 110 of that equation. Most FG cranks will require 103 or 107, you just have to find the cranks you want and then find out which spindle...
07-27-11, 01:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,849
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Kilo TT.

Kilo TT.
07-26-11, 11:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,874
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

http://www.velomine.com/index.php?main_page=index&...

http://www.velomine.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=87_172_178
07-26-11, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Saddle angle, why?

Saddle angle, why?
07-25-11, 10:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,264
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

I'm not arguing whether or not the OP will or...

I'm not arguing whether or not the OP will or won't buy complete, if they are open to buying complete and have a tight budget then I think they definitely should. However, if OP really wants to...
07-24-11, 09:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,264
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Jesus Christ, worst advice? The kid asked about...

Jesus Christ, worst advice? The kid asked about frames because he wants to build up a bike, the first piece of advice he got was to buy a kilo tt. He didn't ask "what should I do, build a bike or...
07-24-11, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,264
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Well, building from scratch is a good idea...

Well, building from scratch is a good idea because it forces the builder to become familiarized with bikes, so when the bike messes up, they can fix it themselves. It's a fantastic learning...
07-24-11, 04:56 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 942,291
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Yeah, my brother just bought a FG and I've been...

Yeah, my brother just bought a FG and I've been helping him along. I gave him a Nashbar Arione knockoff I wasn't using, my pedals/clips/straps setup, helped him get fit more accurately, etc. He...
07-24-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 592,831
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcR2q1k2CQJ...

http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcR2q1k2CQJb7oB4n9Pjp91bTTIHrY12fZtslQUFyBUCR1qxrI94Nw
07-24-11, 09:00 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,076
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

You missed the biggest selling point though,...

You missed the biggest selling point though, their resistance to water, if they are pretty water resistant then I think that alone makes them worth buying (though not at $80, maybe $50).
07-23-11, 10:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,490
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

This.

This.
07-23-11, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Nope, will end up costing way more than it's...

Nope, will end up costing way more than it's worth as you'll likely have to replace everything and end up paying more than you would for a stock FG.
07-23-11, 07:35 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 6,576
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

TejanoTrackie has stated numerous times that he...

TejanoTrackie has stated numerous times that he owns one, and he is way more qualified to say what is and what isn't a good bike versus the thousands of people owning Kilo's who don't know the first...
07-23-11, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,228,074
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

I don't understand the context of this statement,...

I don't understand the context of this statement, but it's still pretty dumb.

Some people like having a lightweight alu frame but still like a comfortable saddle that isn't meant for racing,...
07-23-11, 12:54 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 6,576
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Hahahahahaha after all of this talk about wanting...

Hahahahahaha after all of this talk about wanting a $1000 15lb track bike with all of these qualities that it must have and OP ends up going for a Kilo TT. Jesus christ, BF can talk anyone into...
07-23-11, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,049
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Thanks, I'm sure there will be many who...

Thanks, I'm sure there will be many who appreciate it besides me. Although, it is a cool image, but it gets old seeing it 100 times everytime I browse BF.
07-23-11, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Cool bike, though I think I prefer the aesthetics...

Cool bike, though I think I prefer the aesthetics of the older models. Good luck, and I hope you enjoy the world of cycling.
07-23-11, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,049
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

I don't think he was trying to make you lag,...

I don't think he was trying to make you lag, instead I believe he was proving a point that it's annoying to scroll past your bulky signature that slows load time, especially in threads that you post...
07-23-11, 02:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,049
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

The hub is essentially the same, except the...

The hub is essentially the same, except the threading, what's different is what goes on the hub. On a singlespeed there is a freewheel mounted on the hub, which allows the rider to coast or pedals...
07-23-11, 02:00 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,076
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Wrong. Also, if anyone seriously considers...

Wrong.

Also, if anyone seriously considers 511s skinny enough to be girl jeans, I feel sorry for how out of touch you are.
07-23-11, 01:38 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,076
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

I agree that denim isn't the best material for...

I agree that denim isn't the best material for cycling, however, I love denim because it looks awesome. Sure, I'm not going to wear them when I decide to go on a long bike ride just for fun, but if...
07-22-11, 09:47 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,076
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Where are people trying them on?

Where are people trying them on?
07-22-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,557
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

About how many yards would you need for a small...

About how many yards would you need for a small simple bucket style messenger?
07-22-11, 01:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,392
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Those places can't be that seedy considering a...

Those places can't be that seedy considering a bunch of kids are stopping there, stand 50 feet away from their $1000 bikes, taking pictures with fancy DSLR cameras, and not getting all of their ****...
07-22-11, 01:33 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,076
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Why do people seem to think that the u-lock...

Why do people seem to think that the u-lock holster is the only thing separating these from standard 511s? They are also water-resistant, have a reinforced crotch, reflective materials, higher back,...
07-22-11, 01:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,557
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Yeah, I'm considering trying it, but maybe with a...

Yeah, I'm considering trying it, but maybe with a material that isn't as heavy as standard bags, but still waterproof. Any chance of finding appropriate material at a fabric store or will I have to...
07-22-11, 12:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,557
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

What are you currently using? I have a Singer...

What are you currently using? I have a Singer Promise, which is pretty heavy and has a steel frame, but it's still only a $100 sewing machine, so I'm not confident it could handle heavy stuff.
...
07-22-11, 09:24 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,076
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Someone is insecure about their masculinity. ...

Someone is insecure about their masculinity. Give it a rest, we are talking about cycling gear, and even if we weren't why does it matter? Don't want to sound like a bunch of lousy,...
07-22-11, 08:41 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,557
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

This. I have a sewing machine, but it isn't...

This. I have a sewing machine, but it isn't industrial so I'm afraid it won't handle the material. But I'm planning on trying at some point anyway.
07-22-11, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Nail on the head. I need to work on my spinning...

Nail on the head. I need to work on my spinning technique, there aren't any big hills around and I never go fast enough.
07-21-11, 11:33 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,076
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

I hate the low rise trend in jeans, which is...

I hate the low rise trend in jeans, which is partially why I prefer 510s, they sit a little higher with a longer zipper. But these have a higher back apparently, also, they come in khaki.
07-21-11, 11:14 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,076
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Yeah, the U-lock thing is pretty pointless unless...

Yeah, the U-lock thing is pretty pointless unless you don't wear belts. Do they have a version without it that's cheaper?
07-21-11, 10:36 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,076
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

I also prefer 510s, even though they are too...

I also prefer 510s, even though they are too tight for the first few wears, they eventually stretch out nicely. However, for something that is water resistant, I can't imagine finding much else that...
07-21-11, 07:49 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,076
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

I'm mostly interested in how water resistant...

I'm mostly interested in how water resistant these are? If they are pretty decent at staying dry it'd be worth it just to have a pair for rainy days, plus you'd never have to wash them, oh wait, I...
07-21-11, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 855
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Interesting, I find that to be the weakest part...

Interesting, I find that to be the weakest part of my pedal stroke.
07-21-11, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

No problem, also check out the Start Here sticky...

No problem, also check out the Start Here sticky http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/510358-Fixed-Gear-Single-Speed-Start-Here!

Should help you on info specific to SS/FG.
07-21-11, 11:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,981
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

I have short legs and a long torso. I can barely...

I have short legs and a long torso. I can barely stand over either of them flatfooted (I can but I'm resting on the TT), however, the TT length fits almost perfectly (even though I need a shorter...
07-21-11, 07:41 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,777
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

That's kind of what I was thinking, 40 % grade is...

That's kind of what I was thinking, 40 % grade is nuts.

OP do a map my ride so we can get a better estimate of the size of the hill.
07-21-11, 12:29 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,777
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

SIU-Edwardsville? I'm moving to Carbondale in 2...

SIU-Edwardsville? I'm moving to Carbondale in 2 weeks for graduate school at SIU-Carbondale. Looking forward to the riding there since Giant City State Park is so close, but I've seen some hills...
07-20-11, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

If your planning on riding fast, then the...

If your planning on riding fast, then the machined sidewalls will come in handy when your braking and need to stop quickly.
07-20-11, 11:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Seems like a good price for a road bike, don't...

Seems like a good price for a road bike, don't know anything about that bike in particular but it looks nice enough. Though don't buy it just to convert, it'll end up costing even more money, money...
07-20-11, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

The real question is: Why?

The real question is: Why?
07-20-11, 11:07 PM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 942,291
Posted By TheBikeRollsOn

Clipless?

Clipless?
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