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07-23-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By phobus

Sure. They come in a variety of sizes, whether...

Sure. They come in a variety of sizes, whether you want them to or not. :)
07-23-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 24,430
Views: 1,914,054
Posted By phobus

We've had a pool for the better part of a year...

We've had a pool for the better part of a year now, and only today did I try something I've been meaning to do - jump in right after a ride. Oh man this is great guys. Maybe I'll actually ride more...
07-21-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4,853
Views: 569,149
Posted By phobus

- awesome socks - PDW cages - titanium frame ...

- awesome socks
- PDW cages
- titanium frame

You're doing it right. :)
07-21-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 815
Posted By phobus

Look, riding fixed with no brakes and no foot...

Look, riding fixed with no brakes and no foot retention is sketchy enough anywhere outside your driveway. Doing it on a bike where the wheel will literally force your foot off the pedal is just...
07-17-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,814
Posted By phobus

http://giphygifs.s3.amazonaws.com/media/lcYFNTaz4U...

http://giphygifs.s3.amazonaws.com/media/lcYFNTaz4U9jy/giphy.gif
07-16-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4,853
Views: 569,149
Posted By phobus

I spent last week in Cork, Ireland for work. I...

I spent last week in Cork, Ireland for work. I didn't have much time for sightseeing, but did manage to squeeze in a couple of short morning rides around town using their bikeshare bikes.
07-16-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,814
Posted By phobus

It was racist and unfunny, and doesn't belong...

It was racist and unfunny, and doesn't belong here. Please go back to fawning over your bike.
07-16-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,988
Posted By phobus

I don't think Eddy ran anything that big, best to...

I don't think Eddy ran anything that big, best to stick to 23s or even 21s. :thumb:
07-16-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,814
Posted By phobus

Are we? I honestly can't figure out what OP's...

Are we? I honestly can't figure out what OP's asking but it seems like he/she is just putting bigger tires on an existing bike.



Paved roads are a lot alike anywhere you go, but what...
07-16-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,814
Posted By phobus

You could say the same thing about riding fixed...

You could say the same thing about riding fixed on the road, or riding bikes at all. Isn't being fun reason enough?
07-06-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,000
Posted By phobus

I've got a right foot that's noticably wider than...

I've got a right foot that's noticably wider than my left. Shoe shopping sucks, so I understand where you're coming from. I hated the fit of my old Sidi road shoes, which apparently tend to run...
07-05-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,407
Posted By phobus

The Pake Rum Runner would be an option. $250 on...

The Pake Rum Runner would be an option. $250 on the Soma shop site (https://www.somafabshop.com/shop/product/pake-frame-rum-runner-black-2935?category=840), steel, 1-1/8" straight head tube, track...
07-02-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,546
Posted By phobus

Did you guys see this? this Fat tire crit,...

Did you guys see this?
this
Fat tire crit, mountain bikes on slicks.
06-16-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5,718
Views: 1,091,858
Posted By phobus

https://i.postimg.cc/7LGZZFdT/image.png

https://i.postimg.cc/7LGZZFdT/image.png
06-14-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,802
Posted By phobus

Looks good. Given your lever placement you might...

Looks good. Given your lever placement you might be able to route the cable behind the fork crown, instead of in front. Then you could probably run the guides on the backside of the fork blade. You...
06-07-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,493
Posted By phobus

https://scontent-mia3-2.cdninstagram.com/vp/4d2e75...

https://scontent-mia3-2.cdninstagram.com/vp/4d2e75367534c40e9e2961dbfcb8de05/5D8AF00B/t51.2885-15/sh0.08/e35/s640x640/54277549_273354903598133_4392031296792436803_n.jpg?_nc_ht=scontent-mia3-2.cdninsta...
06-05-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,802
Posted By phobus

You could try some stick-on cable guides like...

You could try some stick-on cable guides like these:
...
05-28-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,804
Posted By phobus

Maybe you've already checked this, but make sure...

Maybe you've already checked this, but make sure your headset's preload is set correctly. I chased after a similar chatter issue recently, and it turned out I just put a slightly-too-small spacer...
05-16-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,243
Posted By phobus

Not sure the dimensions of your fork, but if it's...

Not sure the dimensions of your fork, but if it's a typical track fork, Surly makes a disc fork for the 26" Disc Trucker that will have roughly the same axle-to-crown height but probably more rake....
05-13-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4,578
Views: 454,028
Posted By phobus

How much does it weigh? Is the steerer full...

How much does it weigh? Is the steerer full carbon or is it a carbon-wrapped alloy tube thing?
05-01-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,172
Posted By phobus

Also, I think you could argue that any fixed gear...

Also, I think you could argue that any fixed gear bike, by its nature, has a rear brake. It probably won't get you out of a ticket (let's face it, if a cop wants to write you a ticket, they're going...
05-01-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,172
Posted By phobus

The OP's example just says the brake must be...

The OP's example just says the brake must be capable of making the rear skid, as a minimum standard of performance. If you're writing a law that says a rear brake is the minimum, that seems like a...
05-01-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,087
Posted By phobus

According to...

According to https://blackmtncycles.com/tech-info/mcd-frame-tech/:



27.5x2.1 may not work.
04-23-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,365
Posted By phobus

There's also this calculator:...

There's also this calculator: https://online2.qbp.com/spokecalculator/

Which you can use to verify the numbers from Edd.
04-20-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 31,302
Posted By phobus

Looking good! The pink hubs are nice touch.

Looking good! The pink hubs are nice touch.
04-19-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24,430
Views: 1,914,054
Posted By phobus

Weird. Maybe that's not the original top half of...

Weird. Maybe that's not the original top half of the clamp?
04-16-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,819
Posted By phobus

Definitely upgrade your crankset to something...

Definitely upgrade your crankset to something "indestructible", so maybe you can snap chains or strip the threads on your hub instead. Definitely don't switch to a lower gear ratio, that's just dumb.
04-15-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24,430
Views: 1,914,054
Posted By phobus

That would be the worst retirement ever.

That would be the worst retirement ever.
04-14-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 31,302
Posted By phobus

Is that the original paint job? It's really cool.

Is that the original paint job? It's really cool.
04-14-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 31,302
Posted By phobus

I'm really liking my Supacaz tape. They have...

I'm really liking my Supacaz tape. They have plenty of designs, you should be able to find something you like that complements the frame. It's not the cheapest tape, but it does come with a pair of...
04-08-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24,430
Views: 1,914,054
Posted By phobus

I've always wanted to pay through the nose for...

I've always wanted to pay through the nose for the privilege of threading my modern compact drop bar through a quill stem clamp, and also spending a small fortune to tinker with fit.

:foo:
04-02-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By phobus

This one's not a climb but it's still from State...

This one's not a climb but it's still from State and it's got Phil Gaimon and just watch it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haQfDdqfvcY
04-02-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By phobus

Surly's Ultra New hub comes in a 135mm version. ...

Surly's Ultra New hub comes in a 135mm version.

You might also be able to run a track hub with a big old pile of spacers. Pretty sure the Formula hubs have long enough axles.

What chainline do...
04-02-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 847
Posted By phobus

FTFY In thirty years when all the fixie bros...

FTFY

In thirty years when all the fixie bros are fat and have arthritis townies are gonna to be all the rage, just you wait.
04-01-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 24,430
Views: 1,914,054
Posted By phobus

Today I introduced my kids to April Fool's Day,...

Today I introduced my kids to April Fool's Day, in the form of ice cream-mayonnaise sundaes.

I'd better watch out next year. :D
03-28-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By phobus

I'm not saying your saddle to bar drop is...

I'm not saying your saddle to bar drop is responsible for the difference, just that playing with it could be one way to change how it feels. And even though your bars have some rise, the hand...
03-28-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,052
Posted By phobus

You can get a setback seatpost, and slam your...

You can get a setback seatpost, and slam your saddle back, to compensate for the steep seat tube angle and push your weight back. You can also raise the bars to take weight off your hands.
03-28-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,617
Posted By phobus

Aventon just needs to pivot and turn this into a...

Aventon just needs to pivot and turn this into a marketing win. Speedvagen used to let you pay extra to get a frame with a scratch already on it, and here Aventon's giving you the first dent for...
03-26-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 31,302
Posted By phobus

Looks fun. I bet you can cram some big tires in...

Looks fun. I bet you can cram some big tires in there!
03-25-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24,430
Views: 1,914,054
Posted By phobus

I rode today. Last day of vacation. Saw more deer...

I rode today. Last day of vacation. Saw more deer than cyclists, that's a first. I felt a lot better at the end than I did a few weeks ago riding the same route.
03-21-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5,718
Views: 1,091,858
Posted By phobus

Anyway, more on topic for this thread: ...

Anyway, more on topic for this thread:


https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1800x1200/80-nahbs_2019_day04_34_0b1fa419b8e494b076813ead0ad153537074d0ae.jpg
03-21-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5,718
Views: 1,091,858
Posted By phobus

Just looking at the pictures of the frame build...

Just looking at the pictures of the frame build makes my head hurt:
...
03-15-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,540
Posted By phobus

You'll be fine running 28s on a 13mm internal...

You'll be fine running 28s on a 13mm internal rim. I do it. They end up narrower than advertised, but you still get the additional sidewall height which is what helps with soaking up bumps and stuff....
03-15-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,351
Posted By phobus

Headtube too pointy, would not bang

Headtube too pointy, would not bang
03-14-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 67,423
Posted By phobus

In your search for levers, you might also look...

In your search for levers, you might also look for the Tektro R200A. It's either the OEM part (cue "third shift" jokes ;)) or a lookalike. It looks like it's also been discontinued, but might help...
03-14-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,159
Posted By phobus

Surly's European distributor is called Ison...

Surly's European distributor is called Ison Distribution. Looks like you have some retail choices:

https://surlybikes.com/where_to_buy
03-13-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By phobus

Looking at the picture, I wouldn't have guessed...

Looking at the picture, I wouldn't have guessed you had a problem with standover height, given the amount of exposed seatpost.

I think if you do go to a smaller frame, you might have a problem...
03-12-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,348
Posted By phobus

Yeah, it seems to depend on the tape. Also the...

Yeah, it seems to depend on the tape. Also the age of said tape. I had to re-do the Supacaz tape on my gravel bike and it was easy, especially since it'd been on for maybe a couple of days. Even the...
03-08-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4,853
Views: 569,149
Posted By phobus

Cool picture! My kids freaked when they saw...

Cool picture!

My kids freaked when they saw ice like that for the first time.
03-07-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 24,430
Views: 1,914,054
Posted By phobus

Yes! At least, that's what I was doing earlier....

Yes! At least, that's what I was doing earlier. Calculated the resulting trail and everything. The magic with this is that you use a 26" fork, which is basically the same length as the Steamroller...
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