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07-19-10, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,345
Posted By soul05

my first conversion was made from a uo-8 frame...

my first conversion was made from a uo-8 frame that i picked up from craigslist for 25 bucks. biggest piece of **** evar! get a frame with parts that are readily accessible to save yourself the...
05-10-10, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By soul05

you can get a fully built kilo tt for $350 on...

you can get a fully built kilo tt for $350 on bikesdirect.com. i personally have not dealt with these guys, but there is a lot of discussion about the company within the fg/ss forum. they have...
09-13-09, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By soul05

no there are no bike shops in sf...... check...

no there are no bike shops in sf......
check out sffixed.com
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-09, 04:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,678
Posted By soul05

as a user of the sfbay cl, there are also a lot...

as a user of the sfbay cl, there are also a lot of inflated crap. 30+ year old hiten frame pieces of crap bikes for over 200 bucks...no thanks.
i sold my fixed gear to my coworker for 150 and she...
08-27-09, 04:10 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 37,866
Posted By soul05

hey guys, not to be nit-picky, but please keep...

hey guys, not to be nit-picky, but please keep this as a pay it forward thread. this is definitely not a want to buy thread.
08-15-09, 11:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,127
Posted By soul05

haha brand new ourys are 10 dollars. and it...

haha brand new ourys are 10 dollars.
and it looks like he took a giant rattle can to it before putting on the used ourys
08-14-09, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 763
Posted By soul05

omg i bike past there all the time to get to the...

omg i bike past there all the time to get to the other side of 101
08-03-09, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,435
Posted By soul05

they have great reviews on yelp. i know aj there...

they have great reviews on yelp. i know aj there because he comes into my work place a lot. he does great work, very friendly.
07-17-09, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By soul05

these questions are getting dumber each day

these questions are getting dumber each day
07-16-09, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By soul05

if you look on zappos.com, you can filter...

if you look on zappos.com, you can filter sneakers by how wide you want them. they range from super narrow to 6E!
07-12-09, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 820
Posted By soul05

why not convert a mtb frame? they have enough...

why not convert a mtb frame? they have enough clearance to run fenders and you can probably run racks on them as well.
07-10-09, 12:17 AM
Replies: 813
Views: 98,750
Posted By soul05

Hi guys, I decided to check out whats going on in...

Hi guys, I decided to check out whats going on in my region. did not notice this thread before so I though I'd post. Well, my name is Tony. I am 25 y/o, turning 26 in August. I'm a student at SF...
07-09-09, 10:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,276
Posted By soul05

165 probably

165 probably
07-09-09, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By soul05

i'd get the second bike...the leader bike is 4130...

i'd get the second bike...the leader bike is 4130 chromoly....i'd just get one of those eighthinch scramblers for 150 if youre going with 4130
07-09-09, 05:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,276
Posted By soul05

47/18 for flat and hills

47/18 for flat and hills
07-09-09, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 996
Posted By soul05

pedal strike....

pedal strike....
07-02-09, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By soul05

im from the bay area....ive seen people in the...

im from the bay area....ive seen people in the city wear t-shirts that say "the sco" like short for the frisco...sounds ******** to me...or maybe it should be "arded"
07-01-09, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By soul05

terrible idea considering the riding position is...

terrible idea considering the riding position is much different than on a road bike. you will be wasting a lot of energy biking since you cannot extend your legs and you'll definitely get tired a...
06-29-09, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,504
Posted By soul05

i have a 47t sinz chainring thats still in good...

i have a 47t sinz chainring thats still in good shape. been running it for about half a year with no problems.
06-25-09, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,568,947
Posted By soul05

if it does have a powerspline...then you need a...

if it does have a powerspline...then you need a park tool bbt-22.
i had to remove a powerspline bb from a bianchi pista the other day for my friend. had to use a crankpuller as well. i used the...
06-25-09, 11:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,461
Posted By soul05

you pretty much described every bike on the...

you pretty much described every bike on the market with a flip flop hub.
06-24-09, 12:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,502
Posted By soul05

only machined sidewalls?

only machined sidewalls?
06-24-09, 12:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,334
Posted By soul05

once you see it....you should understand if you...

once you see it....you should understand
if you dont, then i wont feel sorry for you
06-24-09, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By soul05

why would she give you more reasons to not to...

why would she give you more reasons to not to bike to see her?
06-23-09, 11:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By soul05

80s peugeot? you might have a swiss bottom...

80s peugeot? you might have a swiss bottom bracket......
06-22-09, 12:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 158,993
Posted By soul05

haha i had to read it twice

haha i had to read it twice
06-20-09, 09:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,120
Posted By soul05

i got 5 lightly used gatorskins at a local garage...

i got 5 lightly used gatorskins at a local garage sale for 12 dollars for all! and a free armadillo....they are 28c, but its better than paying 20+ dollars on 1 tire
06-16-09, 12:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By soul05

velo-orange.com has french threaded bb's from...

velo-orange.com has french threaded bb's from 103mm and up
06-13-09, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By soul05

get some new handlebars....the previous owner...

get some new handlebars....the previous owner seemed to be some kind of hipster.....
ive seen sakae cx cranksets on ebay for pretty cheap...
06-13-09, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,131
Posted By soul05

lol i just started reading this thread....i...

lol i just started reading this thread....i thought you were crazy nic
then i realized after your comment that posts were deleted haha
06-13-09, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By soul05

what kind of cranks are those?

what kind of cranks are those?
06-12-09, 01:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,549
Posted By soul05

http://sheldonbrown.com/video/tire-folding.html ...

http://sheldonbrown.com/video/tire-folding.html

this is how i got my tires from performance bike last time i bought tires.
06-10-09, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,227
Posted By soul05

or you can go to velo-orange since they finally...

or you can go to velo-orange since they finally released their french threaded bb
06-09-09, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,227
Posted By soul05

you should keep the existing cranks to avoid...

you should keep the existing cranks to avoid french bottom bracket woes.
same with the headset/stem because they use french sizing. the seatpost as well, but if you remove the shim from inside the...
06-09-09, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By soul05

it is not too difficult to get around the one...

it is not too difficult to get around the one piece bottom bracket.
many stores online sell bb conversion kits which make the bb shell smaller. this allows you to use modern sealed bottom brackets...
06-05-09, 06:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,598
Posted By soul05

the steerer tube on the fork is too long...you'll...

the steerer tube on the fork is too long...you'll need to trim it down or use more spacers.
06-01-09, 11:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,208
Posted By soul05

reminds me of when i was in high school and we...

reminds me of when i was in high school and we had to dissect a pig fetus in biology
05-30-09, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,496
Posted By soul05

just get a new bottom bracket like the man...

just get a new bottom bracket like the man says.....it will be much easier to replace with a sealed bb than to track down a shorter spindle.
05-21-09, 10:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,369
Posted By soul05

ive got a bell alchera that i got from...

ive got a bell alchera that i got from performance bike...its only 50 bucks and it fits very comfortable.
05-21-09, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By soul05

thats like saying...dude youre in japan...buy a...

thats like saying...dude youre in japan...buy a honda
05-17-09, 11:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By soul05

i would keep the paint as is...a rattle can paint...

i would keep the paint as is...a rattle can paint job will be less durable
05-17-09, 06:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,779
Posted By soul05

you should ask the people at classic and...

you should ask the people at classic and vintage...you'll probably get more info from them. but i wouldn't convert that bike either.
05-14-09, 09:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,822
Posted By soul05

i thought single speed kits with washers and...

i thought single speed kits with washers and whatnot are for wheels with cassettes?
but based on the pic..it looks like you have a freewheel hub. in which case you just need to remove the existing...
05-13-09, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,096
Posted By soul05

i've seen used pistas for about 400 on craigslist...

i've seen used pistas for about 400 on craigslist in my area.
i'd consider that a pretty good deal consider the bay area has some ridiculous ads. people selling conversions for $400+...stupid...
05-12-09, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By soul05

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/fixed-conversion.html...

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/fixed-conversion.html

sheldon brown has some great articles on conversions. you should start there.
05-12-09, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By soul05

we picked up my gf's cuiser bike from our local...

we picked up my gf's cuiser bike from our local sports authority. came out to be a little over 100 out the door. it was like a 50% off deal.
05-10-09, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,911
Posted By soul05

i use jasco/aircraft remover...then i scrape as...

i use jasco/aircraft remover...then i scrape as much of the paint off then i use a wire brush on a bench grinder. gets it down to the bare metal quick and easy.
05-10-09, 09:14 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 66,994
Posted By soul05

rode*

rode*
05-10-09, 12:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By soul05

yes...i replaced my 107mm bb for a 103mm one. ...

yes...i replaced my 107mm bb for a 103mm one. was able to move my spider from inside to outside after that.
05-10-09, 12:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,814
Posted By soul05

whats up with that seat angle...... and foot...

whats up with that seat angle......
and foot retention?
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