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10-04-19, 10:29 AM
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Posted By hairnet

Thanks again. I ended up buying a Nitto...

Thanks again. I ended up buying a Nitto https://www.ebay.com/itm/133175624221
09-26-19, 10:09 PM
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Posted By hairnet

Today I came home to find my new black Brooks...

Today I came home to find my new black Brooks Cambium C17 arrived. I haven't tried one of these yet but my old saddle is sorta falling apart. Mounted it and rolled down to the taco stand. I gotta say...
09-10-19, 08:21 PM
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Posted By hairnet

Thanks. I love my bike and wish It wasn't 26.8mm.

Thanks. I love my bike and wish It wasn't 26.8mm.
09-10-19, 01:29 AM
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Posted By hairnet

Today I looked online for a Silver 26. 8 Thomson...

Today I looked online for a Silver 26. 8 Thomson Elite setback seatpost and I failed. 🤔
09-02-19, 01:33 AM
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Posted By hairnet

Beautiful!

Beautiful!
09-02-19, 01:23 AM
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Views: 1,307
Posted By hairnet

I forgot all about that place. Probably best to...

I forgot all about that place. Probably best to backup photos before that place disappears.
08-16-19, 12:18 AM
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Posted By hairnet

https://i.imgur.com/rsBO0r0.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/rsBO0r0.jpg
07-24-19, 02:11 AM
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Posted By hairnet

Reminds me of dropping a spoke nipple in my Deep...

Reminds me of dropping a spoke nipple in my Deep V rim.
07-19-19, 03:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,274
Posted By hairnet

https://www.harriscyclery.net/itemdetails.cfm?ID=4...

https://www.harriscyclery.net/itemdetails.cfm?ID=479
https://www.sefiles.net/merchant/370/images/large/brk10.jpg
07-16-19, 12:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,402
Posted By hairnet

:lol: I love getting that reaction out of people....

:lol: I love getting that reaction out of people. There are some trail intersections and popular rest points where it's guaranteed someone will say that if I show up on a...
06-19-19, 12:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,898
Posted By hairnet

Yes, the spindle length isn't affected by the...

Yes, the spindle length isn't affected by the shell besides what's the minimum length.

Redishing isn't difficult if you have some wheel truing experience. You will need a spoke wrench and some...
06-18-19, 02:15 AM
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Posted By hairnet

Did you get it with a fork?

Did you get it with a fork?
06-17-19, 02:44 PM
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Posted By hairnet

Some people are freaks of nature.

Some people are freaks of nature.
06-16-19, 02:05 AM
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Posted By hairnet

Thanks. I've thought about selling it before but...

Thanks. I've thought about selling it before but I can't seem to get myself to do it .The frame is a size small but it isn't a deal breaker since I've been riding it for five year or so. It's also...
06-14-19, 04:58 PM
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Posted By hairnet

Finished updated the mountain bike. Looking...

Finished updated the mountain bike. Looking forward to going for some rides soon

https://i.imgur.com/xeLIwHp.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/HHWLwKC.jpg
06-13-19, 06:36 PM
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Posted By hairnet

Cool bike. When I use chain to secure my saddles...

Cool bike. When I use chain to secure my saddles I like to run the through a length of inner tube to prevent rattling. It can be kind of a pain to join the chain with the tube getting in the way but...
06-07-19, 05:47 PM
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Posted By hairnet

Today I upgraded the drive train on my mountain...

Today I upgraded the drive train on my mountain bike after coming across a great deal on some almost new components. Went from 9speed XT group to 10 speed XT/SLX group with the shadow clutch...
06-01-19, 12:26 AM
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Views: 2,390
Posted By hairnet

Much love to RJ! My friend broke her neck...

Much love to RJ!

My friend broke her neck last year in a similar fashion. Fortunately she hasn't lost any function after surgery but it was a very scary and tense time after the initial news.
05-20-19, 06:51 PM
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Posted By hairnet

I really liked my Surly cogs when I ran mountain...

I really liked my Surly cogs when I ran mountain bike as a single speed. I DIYed the spacers for my bike but I like the Wheels Mfg spacer kit. No need to pay more than necessary for some spacers.
05-04-19, 10:08 PM
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Posted By hairnet

Congrats! You're all fast and stuff now, soon...

Congrats! You're all fast and stuff now, soon you'll be the cool dad on a sw8 fixie. ;)





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05-03-19, 02:53 AM
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Posted By hairnet

Thanks! I forgot to point out that this frame is...

Thanks! I forgot to point out that this frame is double butted chromoly and has pretty generous tire clearance because it comes with fenders as a complete bike. 28c tires pop in no problem. I'm kind...
05-02-19, 07:36 PM
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Posted By hairnet

Today I finished building my mother's first road...

Today I finished building my mother's first road bike since the 80s.

My mother expressed some interest in doing longer rides and having more speed than she feels like she can get by riding the...
04-24-19, 03:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,317
Posted By hairnet

BTW, if you need a wheel building reference book,...

BTW, if you need a wheel building reference book, here is a PDF of The Art of Wheelbuilding http://tri.by/content/files/artofwheelbuilding.pdf

Easy to follow lacing method at page 67 which can be...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-19, 01:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,612
Posted By hairnet

While I'm not a big fan of drywall anchors I do...

While I'm not a big fan of drywall anchors I do use them quite a lot for work. This video is very informative, thanks for sharing it.
04-23-19, 01:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,317
Posted By hairnet

https://leonard.io/edd/ It's always best to...

https://leonard.io/edd/

It's always best to verify measurements even if there are user submitted dimensions
04-22-19, 11:38 PM
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Posted By hairnet

Well, I'll inquire about both anyway. Thanks!

Well, I'll inquire about both anyway. Thanks!
04-22-19, 08:27 PM
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Posted By hairnet

Yeah, I'm not crazy about the Trek and I don't...

Yeah, I'm not crazy about the Trek and I don't want to buy the Tarmac just to swap out all the parts, but I've always been into the Tarmacs.
04-22-19, 05:27 PM
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Posted By hairnet

Today I was curious and quickly looked through CL...

Today I was curious and quickly looked through CL for some carbon road bikes. I haven't been riding but it sparked some interest and it could be fun to get riding on something modern. I don't know...
04-22-19, 01:24 AM
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Posted By hairnet

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/bik/d/beaumo...

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/bik/d/beaumont-1961-schwinn-beach-cruiser/6851219139.html

1961 Schwinn Beach Cruiserhttps://images.craigslist.org/00w0w_aXrhXYU87xR_600x450.jpg
04-16-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,335
Posted By hairnet

I would have put VeloFlex Masters in my post if...

I would have put VeloFlex Masters in my post if it weren't for the tire liners. no point in getting nice light tires if you're adding that kind of bulk.
04-15-19, 12:50 AM
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Views: 1,335
Posted By hairnet

Seconded

Seconded
04-07-19, 08:09 PM
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Views: 7,188
Posted By hairnet

I have the 5600 set. I do use the R340 on one...

I have the 5600 set. I do use the R340 on one bike and the hoods are very close in feel to the Shimano hoods but the feel of the lever itself isn't the same or as nice, but that's just me being...
04-07-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,188
Posted By hairnet

My old 10sp 105 brifters were amazing. I still...

My old 10sp 105 brifters were amazing. I still have them even though all my bikes are with friction shifters right now. I always found the shape of the body and the brake lever to be very very...
04-07-19, 04:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By hairnet

seconded your link isnt working for me...

seconded

your link isnt working for me though. http://www.velomine.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=235_243&products_id=3875
04-07-19, 02:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By hairnet

Share some photos here...

Share some photos here https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/1163432-2019-post-your-fixed-gear-singlespeed-megathread-3.html :thumb:
04-07-19, 01:03 AM
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Views: 870
Posted By hairnet

Wow, that's beautiful! Really a job well done....

Wow, that's beautiful! Really a job well done. How's the ride? I bet it's smooth as silk.
04-05-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,121
Posted By hairnet

I had no idea this thread exists. I'll keep it...

I had no idea this thread exists. I'll keep it mind from now on!

Here's some old photos from the co-op

https://i.imgur.com/iXnbKw9.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/6Dv4CeT.jpg
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04-02-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,037
Posted By hairnet

LOL This hasnt been posted in ages! Good job.

LOL This hasnt been posted in ages! Good job.
04-01-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,076
Posted By hairnet

Not all threadless headsets take cartridge...

Not all threadless headsets take cartridge bearings, but either way it's such a minor detail to be concerned about.
03-28-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By hairnet

https://www.amazon.com/Origin8-Classique-Sport-Bra...

https://www.amazon.com/Origin8-Classique-Sport-Brake-Levers/dp/B07CMTSFFW
I bought these Origin8 levers to replace a couple beat up Cane Creeks I had on my bike. I like them so far and I've tried...
03-25-19, 12:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,671
Posted By hairnet

lol I've never seen someone on BF hate on loose...

lol I've never seen someone on BF hate on loose ball hubs so much. Even my mountain bike has loose ball hubs. Maybe I'll get stranded on a remote trail because my crappy hubs gave out on me.
03-25-19, 12:25 AM
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Posted By hairnet

It's a good solid bike. My friend has one and...

It's a good solid bike. My friend has one and I've seen many of them over the years. :thumb:
03-22-19, 02:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,214
Posted By hairnet

https://i.imgur.com/YmyMVL0.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/YmyMVL0.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/5upplUc.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/fhb11RI.jpg
03-21-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,391
Posted By hairnet

I do nearly the same thing except I like to take...

I do nearly the same thing except I like to take my wrench and feel for the slack in the chain with it.
03-17-19, 01:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,112
Posted By hairnet

I'm also running 700c wheels on my Gran Turismo...

I'm also running 700c wheels on my Gran Turismo with Shimano Altus brakes. It was a rescue frame, no parts included. I did have trouble with other cantilever brakes I had around, new and old, which...
03-08-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,958
Posted By hairnet

Have you visited us at the Bikerowave before?...

Have you visited us at the Bikerowave before? We're located in Mar Vista so you have to venture over the hill, but hey we might have a part or tool you need for a project.
03-08-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,958
Posted By hairnet

Just wanted to say I love Paul and Atomic Cycles....

Just wanted to say I love Paul and Atomic Cycles. It made me so happy to see his name and work pop up in C&V!
03-08-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,786
Posted By hairnet

Pour some cola on the rim. That'll fix 'er right...

Pour some cola on the rim. That'll fix 'er right up.
03-08-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By hairnet

This is a great opportunity to learn. Wheel...

This is a great opportunity to learn. Wheel building can feel very meticulous at first so do some research and take your time on the measurements and truing/tensioning and it should fall into place...
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