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11-05-09, 12:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,472
Posted By loaf

Tires make more of a difference in snow than...

Tires make more of a difference in snow than brakes. Rode my work bike all year long, no brakes/breaks. couldn't fit anything bigger than a 25 tire in the front, but I managed to stuff a knobby cross...
10-28-08, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By loaf

pull the extra cogs off the hub you have and get...

pull the extra cogs off the hub you have and get the chainline right with spacers, you don't even need a new wheel.
10-28-08, 08:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,961
Posted By loaf

I wish I got tipped more than once in a blue...

I wish I got tipped more than once in a blue moon. I should switch from delivering envelopes to food. Man, I friggin love getting tipped. One time, my buddy was delivering from a pharmacy to a...
10-28-08, 08:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,021
Posted By loaf

a couple summers ago, I was doing 50-60 mi/day....

a couple summers ago, I was doing 50-60 mi/day. at first it was hell, but I learned to ride hard, eat lots, drink enough and sleep well. you'll be fine. the more you ride, the better you get....
10-28-08, 08:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,157
Posted By loaf

nah, it's hard to take their stuff, they have...

nah, it's hard to take their stuff, they have guards and security systems.
10-28-08, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,175
Posted By loaf

chainwhips are useless in my experience. wrap...

chainwhips are useless in my experience. wrap chain around the cog to protect it and put mess into a vice and then you can actually crank on it, rather than breaking your friend's chainwhip while...
10-28-08, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,205
Posted By loaf

if it looks more horizontal than it does...

if it looks more horizontal than it does vertical, it's cool so long as you tension the chain the right way.
08-18-08, 06:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,831
Posted By loaf

Take a used up armadillo, peel off all the rubber...

Take a used up armadillo, peel off all the rubber you can from the kevlar strip, cut the bead off, dumpster dive behind shops for tire (snobby roadie shops are the best) put said tire on halfway,...
08-17-08, 07:40 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 20,440
Posted By loaf

And if you want to train, put some bricks in your...

And if you want to train, put some bricks in your bag, it's way cheaper and is way more badazz.
08-17-08, 07:27 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 20,440
Posted By loaf

Carbon can't hang with the streets. Truth...

Carbon can't hang with the streets.


Truth be told, I always think less of a person riding carbon wheels on the street much like people on segways. Flags go up, ya know? Nothing wrong with riding...
08-17-08, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By loaf

For future reference, I once had a severely stuck...

For future reference, I once had a severely stuck cog. I broke a chainwhip try to get it loose (with help from my buddy). I skipped and skidded down a hill trying to get it off, but no dice. The...
04-06-08, 11:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,082
Posted By loaf

O-pros if you have the scratch, open sports are...

O-pros if you have the scratch, open sports are pretty solid too. I am so mean to my wheelset and the mavic open sports take it and ask for more. I'm talking bunny hops and curb drops. The only thing...
10-18-07, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By loaf

Heart disease is one of the top killers. I'd...

Heart disease is one of the top killers. I'd rather risk death and stay healthy.
Forum: BMX
10-16-07, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By loaf

thanks, this is good to know cause I'm shopping...

thanks, this is good to know cause I'm shopping around, thinking about getting a 20incher.
Forum: BMX
10-15-07, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By loaf

okay right, cromo because he said it had to be...

okay right, cromo because he said it had to be strong. is it such a big deal if you weigh 135lbs?
Forum: BMX
10-15-07, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By loaf

why the kink? it's the only one of the 3 that...

why the kink? it's the only one of the 3 that seems to have a freewheel instead of a cassette, aren't those better or are there other things that are more important?
07-29-07, 11:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,357
Posted By loaf

my fav tires are gatorskins.

my fav tires are gatorskins.
07-07-07, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By loaf

goo gone rocks so hard, just watch them fumes.

goo gone rocks so hard, just watch them fumes.
07-07-07, 01:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,244
Posted By loaf

the more time you spend outside, the more your...

the more time you spend outside, the more your body acclimates to the temps, but you're still going to sweat like nobody's biz.
07-07-07, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 650
Posted By loaf

I love to chew gum while messing, but you gotta...

I love to chew gum while messing, but you gotta be careful not to chew too hard and make your jaw muscles hurt.
07-07-07, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By loaf

try it on a surface with less traction to get the...

try it on a surface with less traction to get the feel for it (wet grass worked for me, but wet anything helps) and then rock out on the road when you've got it.
07-07-07, 09:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,692
Posted By loaf

When I'm about to draft I say "up ya butt" to let...

When I'm about to draft I say "up ya butt" to let em know.
07-06-07, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By loaf

Thieves tie some rope from one handle of the bolt...

Thieves tie some rope from one handle of the bolt cutters to the other, hang this from their neck and then put on a jacket over the business. Clip a cable in seconds flat, hop on the bike and ride...
07-06-07, 03:59 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 12,285
Posted By loaf

You can see farther in traffic on risers (all...

You can see farther in traffic on risers (all other things equal) but they aren't the be all end all in bars. I switch bars with my moods. There isn't anything like sprinting in a good set of drops,...
06-13-07, 06:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,056
Posted By loaf

How'd the tubes fail? Where there the snakebite...

How'd the tubes fail? Where there the snakebite marks from a pinch flat or was it just a puncture wound?
06-10-07, 12:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,310
Posted By loaf

I have seen kids tearing it up brakeless with bmx...

I have seen kids tearing it up brakeless with bmx platforms, but I know they've been riding for a while and know what they're doing. It's not something I'd reccomend, but I've been thinking about...
06-09-07, 05:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,506
Posted By loaf

yeah, don't lock them around your waist, use a...

yeah, don't lock them around your waist, use a clip or something that would make an EMT's job easier.
05-28-07, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,071
Posted By loaf

ID = industrial design I do have to go...

ID = industrial design

I do have to go there and check it out.
05-28-07, 04:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,071
Posted By loaf

Moving to NYC?

I'm thinking about moving to NYC this sept. Any advice on where to live for relatively cheap? I'd like to be able to commute into manhattan on my fix.(I'm hoping to land an I.D. job) I'm thinking...
05-28-07, 04:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,633
Posted By loaf

so has anyone actually gotten stopped on a bike...

so has anyone actually gotten stopped on a bike for being too sauced?
05-23-07, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 630
Posted By loaf

If you ride a bmx freewheel hard, it's going to...

If you ride a bmx freewheel hard, it's going to be the biggest biatch to get off.
05-13-07, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By loaf

If your bike isn't a lil beat up, you haven't...

If your bike isn't a lil beat up, you haven't been riding it hard enough.
05-11-07, 10:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,183
Posted By loaf

educational video? ...

educational video?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OH5W1Z23wPg
05-10-07, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By loaf

The spicer is good stuff. I liked mine before it...

The spicer is good stuff. I liked mine before it got trashed by a ford. I might get another if this iro craps out on me.
05-09-07, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By loaf

cool cool.

cool cool.
05-09-07, 10:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,627
Posted By loaf

Ya know that thing where the human body can't...

Ya know that thing where the human body can't handle a gallon of whole milk in an hour? Yeah, I've tried, can't keep it down. Had to stop and get off the bike to puke. It was spectacular, tidal wave...
05-09-07, 10:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,630
Posted By loaf

Gotta up the foolishness and do it drunk and...

Gotta up the foolishness and do it drunk and brakeless.
05-09-07, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By loaf

did you tell them the deal?

did you tell them the deal?
05-09-07, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 640
Posted By loaf

The shimano ones aren't bad. I bet the phil's are...

The shimano ones aren't bad. I bet the phil's are great, but if you're not looking to get into 3 digit territory, I'd reccomend the shimanos.
05-09-07, 07:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,377
Posted By loaf

Spicer cycles has some decent frames for not too...

Spicer cycles has some decent frames for not too much. I got a frame/fork that they messed up the paint on for 200. Pretty nice frame, I think it's the same thing as a khs filte100. I'd still be...
05-09-07, 06:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 29,284
Posted By loaf

try whatever you've got on some wet grass, it...

try whatever you've got on some wet grass, it worked for me.
05-06-07, 11:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,590
Posted By loaf

I've been skidding my brains out for the last 2...

I've been skidding my brains out for the last 2 nights and I still haven't killed an old gator that I've seen threads on since last year. I don't understand why I didn't have to walk home.
05-04-07, 01:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,915
Posted By loaf

http://img215.imageshack.us/img215/9938/godkillski...

http://img215.imageshack.us/img215/9938/godkillskittenfortrackqq0.jpg
05-04-07, 01:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By loaf

I would buy a book if you wrote it.

I would buy a book if you wrote it.
05-02-07, 11:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,550
Posted By loaf

ride in smaller and slower circles till you get...

ride in smaller and slower circles till you get the feeling down and then stop moving.
05-01-07, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,648
Posted By loaf

If the stickers are under the clearcoat, you...

If the stickers are under the clearcoat, you should probably leave them on and just cover them up because it's really hard to get a sturdier paintjob than the one the factory put on. You might want...
05-01-07, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 758
Posted By loaf

I heard that short shorts are going to be the new...

I heard that short shorts are going to be the new tight pants and hanging brain gets you street cred.
04-30-07, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,463
Posted By loaf

I use a L for messing and it works, but if I...

I use a L for messing and it works, but if I could do it over again, I'd get the XL only because the XXL would probably fall off my skinny azz. More packages = more $$.
04-30-07, 01:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,648
Posted By loaf

The design of a track bike is attractive to me...

The design of a track bike is attractive to me (also a design type, ID student) not because of the timelessness of the design, but the simple nature of the bike. Track bikes are stripped down to the...
04-28-07, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By loaf

I've been thinking about picking some of those up...

I've been thinking about picking some of those up as well. Anyone know what size bb they need?
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