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08-12-14, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 718,052
Posted By jim-bob

Non-drive side, cellphone picture. Sorry! ...

Non-drive side, cellphone picture. Sorry!
http://entirely-adequate.com/can%20of.jpg
08-12-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 130,048
Posted By jim-bob

It's quicker than it has any right to be. ...

It's quicker than it has any right to be.
http://entirely-adequate.com/litterrun.jpg
07-24-14, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,572
Posted By jim-bob

Why are you aiming a firearm at a cinelli in the...

Why are you aiming a firearm at a cinelli in the first place? Seems wasteful imo.
07-23-14, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,031
Posted By jim-bob

It's good enough for Richard Sachs and his cx...

It's good enough for Richard Sachs and his cx bikes.
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07-01-14, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,464
Posted By jim-bob

My bikes are worth dozens of dollars, easy.

My bikes are worth dozens of dollars, easy.
06-28-14, 01:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,859
Posted By jim-bob

I can skid with any gearing - just grab a handful...

I can skid with any gearing - just grab a handful of rear brake.
06-28-14, 01:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,019
Posted By jim-bob

Sweet, another steel taiwanese frame. I totally...

Sweet, another steel taiwanese frame. I totally get the guy that would keep it safe from harm because a gem like that gotta be protected at all times.
06-28-14, 01:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,780
Posted By jim-bob

Thanks for the wisdom - next time I want my bars...

Thanks for the wisdom - next time I want my bars to look totally embarrassing I'll give your way a shot.
Forum: Commuting
12-12-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,885
Posted By jim-bob

I picked up a pair of the Commuter Cargos and...

I picked up a pair of the Commuter Cargos and they're pretty much the worst pants i've ever owned. Weirdly heavy feeling because each pocket is actually two pockets (envelope style and a snap pocket...
04-26-11, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By jim-bob

I have three or four sansin hubs in rotation and...

I have three or four sansin hubs in rotation and they've held up pretty well.
04-26-11, 02:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,825
Posted By jim-bob

Can you even get non-clipless pedals without...

Can you even get non-clipless pedals without cages? Like, just spindles? Why would you want to?
04-26-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,553
Posted By jim-bob

I rode those pedals with cleats. In 1989....

I rode those pedals with cleats.

In 1989. There's no reason to use them these days.
04-26-11, 01:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,374
Posted By jim-bob

Wait, so let me get this straight.. You can't...

Wait, so let me get this straight.. You can't change gears? Crazy, man.
04-26-11, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,176
Posted By jim-bob

Talk to your local framebuilder, there's no...

Talk to your local framebuilder, there's no reason to buy a thrashed ex-race bike.
04-26-11, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 696
Posted By jim-bob

Sweet, an all-in-one! The wrong tool for every...

Sweet, an all-in-one! The wrong tool for every job!
04-19-11, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6,744
Views: 1,609,865
Posted By jim-bob

Yum, I love Mikkelsens. How's it treating you?

Yum, I love Mikkelsens. How's it treating you?
04-19-11, 03:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,636
Posted By jim-bob

Predates the 'fixie craze', small, light : ...

Predates the 'fixie craze', small, light :
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04-19-11, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 542,022
Posted By jim-bob

YES! here's one of my geared things. ...

YES!

here's one of my geared things.
http://entirely-adequate.com/mik29er/042910/side.jpg
04-15-11, 05:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,496
Posted By jim-bob

Why wouldn't you space your flanges as far apart...

Why wouldn't you space your flanges as far apart as possible?
04-15-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,327
Posted By jim-bob

Go up one tooth on the chainring? Why bother?

Go up one tooth on the chainring? Why bother?
04-15-11, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 52,655
Posted By jim-bob

I like my stuff.

I like my stuff.
04-15-11, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By jim-bob

I haven't found tubing to make that much of a...

I haven't found tubing to make that much of a difference, once you're out of the gaspipe range. I've got bikes with tange ultimate, 4130, ishiwata 019, reynolds 531, and god knows what else, and they...
04-15-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,047
Posted By jim-bob

The Grip Kings are nice pedals, but while they're...

The Grip Kings are nice pedals, but while they're plenty long front-to-back, they're actually fairly narrow side-to-side.
04-15-11, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 52,655
Posted By jim-bob

I build the same bike over and over again. My...

I build the same bike over and over again. My bikes are all so similar it's a little disheartening sometimes.

I can't seem to get rid of bikes or bags. Every time I pick something up, it's...
04-15-11, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 568,215
Posted By jim-bob

Full fenders.. ain't gonna happen. ...

Full fenders.. ain't gonna happen.
http://entirely-adequate.com/holland/noclearance.jpg
04-15-11, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 468,031
Posted By jim-bob

Indestructo bike gets most of the townie duty...

Indestructo bike gets most of the townie duty these days:
http://entirely-adequate.com/chameleon.jpg
04-15-11, 04:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,636
Posted By jim-bob

I'm perfectly happy with a peanut butter wrench...

I'm perfectly happy with a peanut butter wrench or my paragon ti 15mm/bottle opener.
04-15-11, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 568,215
Posted By jim-bob

Jackass? Yeah I got jackass. ...

Jackass? Yeah I got jackass.
http://entirely-adequate.com/death.jpg
http://entirely-adequate.com/twitchster.jpg
04-15-11, 04:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,397
Posted By jim-bob

MKS Touring Lites are pretty great.

MKS Touring Lites are pretty great.
04-15-11, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,763
Posted By jim-bob

sweet, i can go back to my 650c deep-Vs

sweet, i can go back to my 650c deep-Vs
12-13-10, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,531,412
Posted By jim-bob

Parts bin bike: ...

Parts bin bike:
http://entirely-adequate.com/chameleon.jpg

..well, not entirely. i had to buy brakes, levers, and a seatpost clamp.
12-13-10, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,814
Posted By jim-bob

I seem to stick to a formula.. ...

I seem to stick to a formula..
http://entirely-adequate.com/041710/side.jpg
http://entirely-adequate.com/chameleon.jpg
12-05-10, 03:01 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 13,206
Posted By jim-bob

http://entirely-adequate.com/thiscat.jpg ...

http://entirely-adequate.com/thiscat.jpg
http://entirely-adequate.com/graspy.jpg
12-05-10, 02:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,699
Posted By jim-bob

MKS Touring Lites are my second favorite pedals...

MKS Touring Lites are my second favorite pedals of all time. I'd be running XC Pro on everything if I could find 'em, but...
12-05-10, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,920
Posted By jim-bob

Just tight enough to not drop the chain. Once...

Just tight enough to not drop the chain.
Once you go slack, you never go back.
12-02-10, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,813
Posted By jim-bob

Just get a rock, all these tools are a ploy to...

Just get a rock, all these tools are a ploy to siphon money from your wallet.
12-02-10, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By jim-bob

ew.

ew.
12-02-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6,744
Views: 1,609,865
Posted By jim-bob

My latest score came with rollercams front and...

My latest score came with rollercams front and rear.
http://entirely-adequate.com/cdale/side.jpg
12-02-10, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 542,022
Posted By jim-bob

18 speeds of fury! ...

18 speeds of fury!
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12-02-10, 06:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,774
Posted By jim-bob

How the hell can you hate Ourys? They've been...

How the hell can you hate Ourys? They've been keeping my hands comfy for like 20 years now.

On drop bars, I like two layers of good ol' cloth tape.
12-02-10, 06:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,412
Posted By jim-bob

The SS MTB weighs in just under 20 pounds with...

The SS MTB weighs in just under 20 pounds with big heavy rubber on.
The 3rensho conversion comes in at 21 or so.
The Holland track bike is about 18.
12-02-10, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,454
Posted By jim-bob

I've fit a 2.35" tire on a 26"/559 deep v, so...

I've fit a 2.35" tire on a 26"/559 deep v, so 700x35 should be just fine.
12-02-10, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,826
Posted By jim-bob

Poll: Make my own decisions, or ask a forum of...

Poll: Make my own decisions, or ask a forum of people I don't know to make them for me?
12-02-10, 05:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,652
Posted By jim-bob

Sweet! Fifteen hundred for a 20-year old...

Sweet! Fifteen hundred for a 20-year old production bike! Aluminum, no less.

PS: Guy with the brake lever on the seatpost, that's awful and you should be ashamed of yourself.
09-29-10, 05:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,329
Posted By jim-bob

I'm still riding a radial-laced mtb wheel I built...

I'm still riding a radial-laced mtb wheel I built in 1990. It's held up pretty well so far.
09-29-10, 04:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,114
Posted By jim-bob

Sloping top tubes rule. ...

Sloping top tubes rule.
http://entirely-adequate.com/bomber.jpg
09-29-10, 04:43 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 49,057
Posted By jim-bob

not all that heavy, just awkward.. ...

not all that heavy, just awkward..
http://entirely-adequate.com/vandal.jpg
09-29-10, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 809
Posted By jim-bob

Seriously? For 1200 I'd much rather go with...

Seriously? For 1200 I'd much rather go with someone that's been doing this awhile.
09-29-10, 04:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,329
Posted By jim-bob

Easier to lace while drunk?

Easier to lace while drunk?
09-29-10, 04:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,665
Posted By jim-bob

every bike needs a bell.

every bike needs a bell.
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