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06-25-12, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,767
Posted By TheGefish

Whew, thanks for the detailed write up. I'll...

Whew, thanks for the detailed write up. I'll definitely have to pick up new inner wires as the previous owner cut it to about half an inch extra when it was all set. It sounds like from then on it's...
06-25-12, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,767
Posted By TheGefish

You guys were definitely correct with the high...

You guys were definitely correct with the high normal/rapid rise thing.

I took to the garage and tried playing with the cable by hand. I couldn't get enough slack into the cable to get it into...
06-24-12, 09:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,767
Posted By TheGefish

Will do tomorrow at first light. Hopefully it'll...

Will do tomorrow at first light. Hopefully it'll be a doable fix and I'll update later. Thanks everyone.
06-24-12, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,767
Posted By TheGefish

I will definitely check out what you said...

I will definitely check out what you said tomorrow when there's light. It seems like as I add tension with my hand, the shifter goes inward towards the larger cogs which is contrary to what the fine...
06-24-12, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,767
Posted By TheGefish

Luckily I've got a dork disc, but it doesn't seem...

Luckily I've got a dork disc, but it doesn't seem to be going past the sprockets towards the spokes. Heck, the chain won't even stay put on the largest cog unless I hold the lever towards it. Could...
06-24-12, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,767
Posted By TheGefish

Rear derailleur not shifting properly

I recently went to the beach and had a low speed spill (pitifully slow really), sand everywhere, not good. I tried to blow off as much as I could but couldn't shift into a smaller gear in the back...
Forum: Commuting
11-07-10, 07:55 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,739
Posted By TheGefish

5 miles 10-15 by car 20-25 on bike

5 miles
10-15 by car
20-25 on bike
11-07-10, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By TheGefish

What I thought I should have done, simple and...

What I thought I should have done, simple and easy. I appreciate the help on such a easy fix
11-07-10, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By TheGefish

Pics

Pics
11-07-10, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By TheGefish

Stem needs some repair

I had an extremely slow speed crash (a snail in a coma could have been lapping me). I forgot I had my clips in and I went down. Thankfully I went down driveside up and I managed to get away with just...
11-01-10, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By TheGefish

New way to trick?

I mean it is a single speed and honestly I'd rather watch this then watch someone skid with their leg over the handlebar.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3LOKfQ3y2Q&feature=player_embedded
09-12-10, 08:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,880
Posted By TheGefish

In response to OPs completely random and...

In response to OPs completely random and unnecessary question.
None, none at all. Every single one of us in fixed/ss are riding single speeds.
Forum: Commuting
09-08-10, 05:31 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,220
Posted By TheGefish

I'm worried about getting hit, but not about...

I'm worried about getting hit, but not about dying. Different priorities for me, my city is also extremely bike friendly. We have bike lanes on every street and countless of bike lanes specifically...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-10, 05:28 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,461
Posted By TheGefish

Only on the straights and on a clear MUP....

Only on the straights and on a clear MUP. Reaching back to my wedge is harder than texting honestly. Going upright and sticking the phone to the right of your field of view is the best way to do it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-10, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By TheGefish

I absolutely hate the law of gravity. While...

I absolutely hate the law of gravity.

While working on putting in a new saddle for an older bike. And after much delicate positioning I finally got the nut, tilt adjuster, and top rail clamp to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-10, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By TheGefish

It's such a pain in the butt with wind. I'd take...

It's such a pain in the butt with wind. I'd take a good solid hill rather than a gusty headwind. Because atleast with a hill you know it's going to be over and you'll be able to coast on down. But...
09-05-10, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 643
Posted By TheGefish

Give us the price and we'll tell you if it's...

Give us the price and we'll tell you if it's reasonable. It's a very clean bike and would make a fine commuter bike especially with the rear rack.
09-05-10, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By TheGefish

I hate it especially when people spit it out in...

I hate it especially when people spit it out in the grass. Bushes are alright, but honestly does is it really that hard to wait for the next trashcan? I couldn't bare to spit out my gum because I...
09-04-10, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,658
Posted By TheGefish

I'll usually stay in line in the right turn lane....

I'll usually stay in line in the right turn lane. And when I reach the front I'll move into the pedestrian crosswalk and a bit to the left. If you're a bit to the side and kind of in the crossing...
09-04-10, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By TheGefish

That frame is probably gigantic given the size of...

That frame is probably gigantic given the size of the stem AND the positioning of the saddle. I'm guessing your hands start going numb after 10 miles. Get a new frame or get a new bike if you're...
Forum: Commuting
09-04-10, 07:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 956
Posted By TheGefish

Probably not, but I wouldn't do it. Getting...

Probably not, but I wouldn't do it. Getting doored is probably one of the worst things to get hit by and going there seems like you're begging for it.
09-04-10, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By TheGefish

It's too early for me to be looking at craigslist...

It's too early for me to be looking at craigslist right now. But if any of you heavy craigslisters want a little tip, there's something called greasemonkey. It's an addon for firefox and it allows...
Forum: Commuting
09-01-10, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By TheGefish

Bait and chokeslam that little punk

Bait and chokeslam that little punk
09-01-10, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By TheGefish

Apparently the performance site is down for me....

Apparently the performance site is down for me. I'm looking to upgrade from a hi-ten fork to something a little nicer. Can anyone give me the pricepoint and specs to the fork?
09-01-10, 10:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,330
Posted By TheGefish

1 u-lock for 2 bikes is begging to be stolen, a...

1 u-lock for 2 bikes is begging to be stolen, a twofer. Get 2 u-locks and 2 cables, if the reputation of bike thieves in NYC is anything like college campuses you want to make sure thieves will look...
Forum: Commuting
09-01-10, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,637
Posted By TheGefish

Don't upgrade now, unless you plan on upgrading...

Don't upgrade now, unless you plan on upgrading or fixing your connection points e.g (i.e?) saddle, bars, pedals/cranks. If you do those and manage to get a more comfortable ride, then that's worth...
Forum: Commuting
09-01-10, 09:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,139
Posted By TheGefish

I prefer to stay paved, but even with my 23 tires...

I prefer to stay paved, but even with my 23 tires I don't feel too bad going on some of the dirt/gravel walking trails around here. Going off a curb however... I feel terrible.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-10, 09:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,677
Posted By TheGefish

I use the drawstring bags, I have a boat load of...

I use the drawstring bags, I have a boat load of them from soccer cleats and they're probably the most versatile small bag I have.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-10, 08:59 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,380
Posted By TheGefish

'86 centurion DLX.

'86 centurion DLX.
09-01-10, 08:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,476
Posted By TheGefish

You should be fine, the bike does look a bit big...

You should be fine, the bike does look a bit big on you. Try going down into the drops, I'm no expert on track drops, but it shouldn't feel like you're stretching yourself out much. If you do feel...
08-31-10, 04:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,161
Posted By TheGefish

I've got one question... How loaded ARE you guys?

I've got one question... How loaded ARE you guys?
08-31-10, 12:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,930
Posted By TheGefish

This is terrible, it's painful for me to read the...

This is terrible, it's painful for me to read the comments as they show the complete arrogance of your ordinary gas-guzzling driver. Sure these are the most outspoken people who choose to get their...
Forum: Commuting
08-31-10, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,632
Posted By TheGefish

If you're set on getting a suspension but aren't...

If you're set on getting a suspension but aren't planning on doing any tough mountain biking then getting a front suspension bike and slapping on some slicks would be the best solution in my eyes.
Forum: Commuting
08-30-10, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By TheGefish

Get a usable old vintage and put on some LOUD...

Get a usable old vintage and put on some LOUD colors on it. I mean make it look like a leprechaun ate some shrooms and went crazy with a rainbow scheme of crayons. That'll usable, fun and you'll be...
08-30-10, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By TheGefish

that

that
08-30-10, 07:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,013
Posted By TheGefish

Measure your inseam and that'll give you a better...

Measure your inseam and that'll give you a better judge for a size than just your height. the kilo will probably be your best bet unless you're willing to hop on craigslist and check out the local...
08-30-10, 07:23 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,208
Posted By TheGefish

Road drops, bullhorns, moustache bars. In that...

Road drops, bullhorns, moustache bars. In that order. Track drops are probably pretty damn low, they're perfect for the track but that's where they belong.
08-30-10, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By TheGefish

I went up two teeth from my 16:48 to a 18:48. And...

I went up two teeth from my 16:48 to a 18:48. And it's a lot more comfortable, the switch was pretty big and I don't regret getting a 17t. You should be good jumping up a tooth.
08-30-10, 07:17 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,918
Posted By TheGefish

For a long distance ride gearing is going to be...

For a long distance ride gearing is going to be your most important factor. Anybody could do 50 miles going really slow on an easy gearing. You've got to base your gearing on your fitness if plan on...
08-30-10, 07:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,648
Posted By TheGefish

Good god, the eyes. We need more about the crash...

Good god, the eyes. We need more about the crash to judge you with- I mean to sympathize with you more.:thumb:
08-30-10, 07:13 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,179
Posted By TheGefish

Skip stopping would be the fastest you could do...

Skip stopping would be the fastest you could do without a brake. Even then, that's a poor replacement for a single front brake. If you're too cool for brakes, then go crazy, but then don't go...
Forum: Commuting
08-30-10, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By TheGefish

Convert a fixie to a single speed, add brakes....

Convert a fixie to a single speed, add brakes. Viola! Instant loaner bike.
Forum: Commuting
08-30-10, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,860
Posted By TheGefish

I don't see much room for improvement on the...

I don't see much room for improvement on the drivetrain that we have today with a chain. I can see a skinnier belt, or something. That can accommodate chain rings that are much closer together giving...
Forum: Commuting
08-30-10, 06:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,109
Posted By TheGefish

For a 1 mile ride to and from school the most...

For a 1 mile ride to and from school the most he'll have to worry about is other kids walking back home. Unless there are some ludicrously steep hills, then anything in working order should work. But...
Forum: Commuting
08-30-10, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By TheGefish

Riding a bike on a fast avenue/boulevard without...

Riding a bike on a fast avenue/boulevard without a designated bike lane is hairy enough for me. But on a freeway? You've got to be reckless, ballsy, or just dumb to do that. And from what the one...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-10, 12:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,822
Posted By TheGefish

You should have kept going, taken the hit and...

You should have kept going, taken the hit and picked up a nice settlement. Live the american dream baby :thumb:

But seriously, sorry to hear about that. It doesn't sound like the frame got knocked...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-10, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By TheGefish

At a $400 price point buying used is going to be...

At a $400 price point buying used is going to be your only choice for a road bike. The only problem is going to find a bike that fits your firned.
Forum: Commuting
08-26-10, 09:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,503
Posted By TheGefish

I was going in to buy some shampoo it took maybe...

I was going in to buy some shampoo it took maybe 2 minutes to find it and buy it, by the time I was outside someone had the nerve to steal my $10 wedge pack.:mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-10, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 506
Posted By TheGefish

Seattle being a big city, I wouldn't be surprised...

Seattle being a big city, I wouldn't be surprised if it had a lot of vintage/classic/used (take your pick) bike flippers in the area. I'd say that at at price point of ~$400 you would get the best...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-10, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,222
Posted By TheGefish

At that price, I'd take my chances and buy a...

At that price, I'd take my chances and buy a hardtail if I really wanted something rugged.
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