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09-28-10, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,018
Posted By sknoslo

That depends on your choice of cranks and the...

That depends on your choice of cranks and the chainline that the hub gives you.
09-27-10, 11:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,783
Posted By sknoslo

I would agree if it were not a homeless person. A...

I would agree if it were not a homeless person. A lot of homeless people would love to spend a couple nights in jail. Free shelter and food. I guess it is probably the right thing to do though.
09-22-10, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,084
Posted By sknoslo

I believe the angle is from the steerer tube. ie....

I believe the angle is from the steerer tube. ie. if you have a 73 degree head tube, and a 17 degree stem, your stem should be parallel to the ground.
09-21-10, 05:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,125
Posted By sknoslo

I think this.

I think this.
09-21-10, 12:00 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 49,977
Posted By sknoslo

haha yes I'm familiar with the term. Maybe I...

haha yes I'm familiar with the term. Maybe I should tattoo that on my knuckles and I'll be able to carry anything I want.
09-21-10, 10:07 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 49,977
Posted By sknoslo

I don't know how you guys carry all that stuff on...

I don't know how you guys carry all that stuff on your back. I'm reluctant to carry a normal book bag with a book and some notepads. I feel like I'd need to keep a chiropractor on retainer if I...
09-20-10, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By sknoslo

More flexible, so they are less likely to sheer...

More flexible, so they are less likely to sheer off like metal. And they are mad cheap so you won't get pissed when you snap these ones.

That being said, I would just get some more metal ones...
09-20-10, 04:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,476
Posted By sknoslo

When he switches the chain to the 16 tooth...

When he switches the chain to the 16 tooth freewheel, he'll also be switching to the 39 tooth chainring.
09-20-10, 04:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,476
Posted By sknoslo

That bell is the sickest...

That bell is the sickest downtube-shifter-boss-cover-up I've ever seen.
09-20-10, 04:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 986
Posted By sknoslo

If you are looking for assurance you probably...

If you are looking for assurance you probably wont find it until you get the bike. I would guess that 55 is a good starting point, but i can't tell because I don't know your proportions. One of the...
09-20-10, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 986
Posted By sknoslo

Ha I promise I'm not crazy. Unless they...

Ha I promise I'm not crazy. Unless they accidentally shipped the wrong size. My saddle is pushed almost all the way back. I have the stock stem. Haven't cut the steerer or lowered the stem at all. I...
09-20-10, 12:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 986
Posted By sknoslo

I don't know about that. I'm 6' and compared to...

I don't know about that. I'm 6' and compared to the golden ratio I'm pretty proportionate (yes I've checked lol). I ride a 53 and I'm very comfortable on it. Even thinking about getting a slightly...
09-19-10, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 855
Posted By sknoslo

I can't help but think that a video will soon...

I can't help but think that a video will soon surface of hipsters trying to skid from inside the frame triangle (is there a name for that triangle?) with their legs on the bars.
09-19-10, 09:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 986
Posted By sknoslo

What do you mean by limited? With any ssfg bike...

What do you mean by limited? With any ssfg bike you'll obviously be limited to one gear. It's fun, but is with out a doubt, limiting. With a kilo frame you'll be limited to having pretty skinny...
09-18-10, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 483,847
Posted By sknoslo

Oh man every time this thread resurfaces it makes...

Oh man every time this thread resurfaces it makes me want to start a townie build. If I come across a lugged frame that I like for a reasonable price, I might just have to..
09-14-10, 07:22 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,694
Posted By sknoslo

You like Tucson? The roads/drivers are awful...

You like Tucson? The roads/drivers are awful there, I couldn't imagine riding a bike on them. Though, I do like it better than Phoenix.

I must say Tucson has great nightlife though. The 4th Ave....
09-12-10, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 465
Posted By sknoslo

Do you live somewhere with HUGE hills or...

Do you live somewhere with HUGE hills or something?

I've never seen a 25t SS freewheel. You can check out this site http://software.bareknucklebrigade.com/rabbit.applet.html and mess around with...
09-11-10, 08:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,264
Posted By sknoslo

Ah... if only she was my age, not famous, and...

Ah... if only she was my age, not famous, and liked average looking guys...
09-11-10, 06:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,264
Posted By sknoslo

Can we turn this into a thread about Zooey...

Can we turn this into a thread about Zooey Deschanel now? Please.
09-11-10, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,304
Posted By sknoslo

Is this supposed to be a question? I'm assuming...

Is this supposed to be a question? I'm assuming you're wondering what the largest tire you can fit is? I believe that is generally 28c but some people have been able to fit a little larger. I don't...
09-11-10, 12:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,240
Posted By sknoslo

I used to play hockey and I got all my equipment...

I used to play hockey and I got all my equipment at play-it-again sports (used stuff). Kids on other teams and my team would have a stick that cost more than all my gear combined. Didn't bum me out...
09-10-10, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By sknoslo

Okay first a lesson in what kind of pedals you...

Okay first a lesson in what kind of pedals you are talking about. The "Cages" you speak of are called clips. They use a strap to hold your feet in place. The other pedals that you "clip-in" are...
09-09-10, 05:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,224
Posted By sknoslo

It took me 2 whole pages before I realized this...

It took me 2 whole pages before I realized this thread was 2 years old. I was ready to find that G-Funk character and punch him in the throat.
09-09-10, 05:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,694
Posted By sknoslo

Flagstaff, AZ most of the year. In Phoenix...

Flagstaff, AZ most of the year. In Phoenix sometimes though. I hate Phoenix. Don't go there. EVER.
09-08-10, 01:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,272
Posted By sknoslo

+1

+1
09-07-10, 09:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,085
Posted By sknoslo

As far as bottom brackets go, no they are not all...

As far as bottom brackets go, no they are not all universal but most are. http://www.sheldonbrown.com/bbsize.html Thats everything you'll ever need to know about bottom brackets and then some. Read...
09-03-10, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By sknoslo

What is your motive behind doing this? If you are...

What is your motive behind doing this? If you are just trying to go fixed on the cheap, and think this is a good alternative to a bike with 700c wheels, you will probably regret this. If you you just...
09-03-10, 08:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,438
Posted By sknoslo

I want it. I want to see a real picture of it...

I want it. I want to see a real picture of it though.
09-01-10, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,423
Posted By sknoslo

Be ready for a HUGE difference. Though for the...

Be ready for a HUGE difference. Though for the hills of SF that will probably be a good thing. Go to your LBS and ask them to add some extra links. (I think they do that). Or just buy a chain there...
08-31-10, 03:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,299
Posted By sknoslo

Great hope that works out. Once you get something...

Great hope that works out. Once you get something modeled up you should post a screen shot. And if you ever go through with machining it, post some pictures of that.

BTW, I found that link on the...
08-31-10, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,423
Posted By sknoslo

The person they were talking to probably had a...

The person they were talking to probably had a smaller chainring, thus a 16T freewheel might have been ideal. The kilo comes with a 48T chainring. To give you an idea, on my kilo I climb with an 18T...
08-31-10, 03:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,299
Posted By sknoslo

This. I find it weird that with information...

This.

I find it weird that with information so readily available people in my generation still expect to be spoon fed. Google is a wonderful thing.

-- An engineering student turned computer...
08-31-10, 02:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,784
Posted By sknoslo

I think the argument is that threadless is more...

I think the argument is that threadless is more rigid than threaded?

Also, people are elitists and will tell you that what they have is better than what you have regardless if they have any facts...
08-31-10, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,299
Posted By sknoslo

http://pardo.net/bike/pic/fail-024/000.html ...

http://pardo.net/bike/pic/fail-024/000.html


Look about halfway down the page. They have dimensions of a track hub. Not a technical drawing so I'm not sure if it will be very helpful but maybe.
08-31-10, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,666
Posted By sknoslo

I'm always confused about saddle hight myself,...

I'm always confused about saddle hight myself, but I don't believe you should be able to set your foot on the ground with the saddle at the perfect height. I think your leg should *almost* be fully...
08-31-10, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,299
Posted By sknoslo

Not positive but I'm assuming the OP meant 36...

Not positive but I'm assuming the OP meant 36 holes for spokes and 1 for the bearings/axle. Not 37 spoke holes...

Any whoooo.... Yeah as long as you plan to make the hub yourself why don't you...
08-31-10, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By sknoslo

Go for it! Looks like a decent list of parts to...

Go for it! Looks like a decent list of parts to me. And if having the bike EXACTLY how you want it is very important to you than, that alone could justify the price (assuming you can afford it. I...
08-30-10, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By sknoslo

Changing the freewheel by one tooth will make...

Changing the freewheel by one tooth will make quite a big difference. I think with a 48t chain ring, dropping a tooth on the freewheel is like 4 gear inches....
08-27-10, 01:37 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,273
Posted By sknoslo

Just ask yourself one question: What looks...

Just ask yourself one question: What looks cooler, a front brake, or a wooden box?

Then go buy a brake.

For real though, if you must, I believe the quickest way to stop is to put as much weight...
08-26-10, 08:09 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,424
Posted By sknoslo

I'm wondering that myself... I don't see how that...

I'm wondering that myself... I don't see how that could have looked Disney-rated in any context lol.
08-26-10, 01:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By sknoslo

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?305822-Me...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?305822-Mercier-Kilo-TT-Pictures

All the pictures/info/inspiration you would ever need for your Kilo.

Just figured I'd slip some useful info in before...
08-25-10, 02:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By sknoslo

Now I have to go watch No Country for Old Men...

Now I have to go watch No Country for Old Men again. Thanks Fuji. Great movie.
08-25-10, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,018
Posted By sknoslo

With that budget almost everyone will tell you...

With that budget almost everyone will tell you this http://bikesdirect.com/products/mercier/kilott.htm

It's a good budget bike. For someone 6'1" probably get the 57cm. Maybe. Let someone else...
08-24-10, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3,898
Views: 541,605
Posted By sknoslo

If anyone knows of any deals on complete...

If anyone knows of any deals on complete pedal/clip/strap sets PLEASE post them.
08-22-10, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 144,226
Posted By sknoslo

What are the gear inches on that thing? I don't...

What are the gear inches on that thing? I don't know if it's just the way the picture was taken but that chain ring looks HUGE.
08-22-10, 10:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 919
Posted By sknoslo

Walmart carries tires/tubes for old 26" road...

Walmart carries tires/tubes for old 26" road wheels. I don't know if they will have any that are skinny enough and they probably suck pretty hard, but they are there.
08-20-10, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By sknoslo

"fixie shredding" HA!

My apologies if this video has been posted here before. Stumbled across it while browsing Vimeo. Had to watch it just because of the jackass title. I lol'd at how excited the cameraman got. Play it...
08-20-10, 06:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 960
Posted By sknoslo

I wouldn't suggest that style of lock. With a can...

I wouldn't suggest that style of lock. With a can of compressed air and a hammer a thief could break that in about 10 seconds. The male side of those locks are very weak.
08-20-10, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,029
Posted By sknoslo

Yeah I don't think 8-10 feet is a sufficient...

Yeah I don't think 8-10 feet is a sufficient distance behind a car. Especially not at those speeds. But what matters is you are okay. Just be more careful.
08-17-10, 11:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,398
Posted By sknoslo

Man, all these accident threads are freaking me...

Man, all these accident threads are freaking me out. I want to put a train horn on my bike so I can let drivers know I'm there lol. Glad to hear you weren't seriously injured though.
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