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12-09-11, 05:44 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,812
Posted By evangelinegale

collecting parts to make my brooklyn into a...

collecting parts to make my brooklyn into a winter cross commuter. just need some wider rims to support some wider tires and some wider bars
12-09-11, 05:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,078
Posted By evangelinegale

it would be a blast to own one but hard to...

it would be a blast to own one but hard to justify if you dont live somewhere with a mean ass winter. still, if i could even close to justify it i would do it.
12-05-11, 10:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,968
Posted By evangelinegale

maybe you could remedy your financial situation...

maybe you could remedy your financial situation by finding someone willing to pay you to ride an ftp.
12-05-11, 10:10 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,982
Posted By evangelinegale

turbo ftw!

turbo ftw!
12-05-11, 10:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,968
Posted By evangelinegale

i dont see why anybodys arguing the difference...

i dont see why anybodys arguing the difference between this frame and a 735 when we both know the only draw is that theyre both cheaper than an ftp or pista concept. next we can argue the difference...
12-05-11, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,188,664
Posted By evangelinegale

i was really surprised by this frame, it's...

i was really surprised by this frame, it's actuallly fairly tight for one and stiffer than the langster i used to have, being as the fork has been heat treated and that beefy rear triangle. no it's...
12-05-11, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,188,664
Posted By evangelinegale

YES!! i do plan on getting a brake, they're just...

YES!! i do plan on getting a brake, they're just a little hard to come by for this bike. in fact many things are going to change about this bike but until the holidays pass im riding it as is.
09-28-11, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,107
Posted By evangelinegale

well im getting one through my work which is nice...

well im getting one through my work which is nice cause our techs are doing some talking with those guys. i may try and get one of the original forks when i swap their headset for one of ours. but...
09-25-11, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,107
Posted By evangelinegale

i agree, the old fork was much better looking. i...

i agree, the old fork was much better looking. i heard you can still get them but a front brake would be a good idea.
09-25-11, 05:53 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 123,778
Posted By evangelinegale

yea its cool but what im most excited about with...

yea its cool but what im most excited about with the new mash is the possibility of it dropping the price of the histogram.
09-25-11, 05:27 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 123,778
Posted By evangelinegale

there's two different histograms i see around...

there's two different histograms i see around portland every now and again. that bike is my crush.
09-25-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,107
Posted By evangelinegale

bmw gangsta track v2

so looking over old forums on the original gangsta tracks i realized this may be a touchy subject. i was wondering if anyone has ridden one of the v2s, not sure if it would actually sway my opinion...
07-18-11, 12:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,195
Posted By evangelinegale

i honestly wouldn't pick either for street...

i honestly wouldn't pick either for street riding, they both seem like thief magnets. but as long as you HAVE to choose one, i'd say the mash. but again, have you REALLY explored your options here?...
06-25-11, 10:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,884
Posted By evangelinegale

nothing worse than a narrow minded cyclist, but...

nothing worse than a narrow minded cyclist, but the same can be said for soooo many fixed gear riders who own ten track bikes and not a single roadie or mtb. i agree with the flip and sell the...
06-25-11, 10:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,085
Posted By evangelinegale

i have a chrome berlin and i'd say if you're not...

i have a chrome berlin and i'd say if you're not getting the berlin go with MW. i've had the metropolis, the backbone, and the citizen and the only one I really like is the berlin. the others were...
Forum: Commuting
06-14-11, 06:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,347
Posted By evangelinegale

having rode lots of fixie and roadie and commuted...

having rode lots of fixie and roadie and commuted daily on one or the other i have to say bmx pedals and velcro straps would be my recommendation. they're easy to use and a great introduction to...
05-15-11, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,934,066
Posted By evangelinegale

got some egg beaters and some shimano m087s shoes...

got some egg beaters and some shimano m087s shoes to try out this clipless thing. love it!
05-15-11, 09:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,277
Posted By evangelinegale

niterider minewt 250 for black country roads...

niterider minewt 250 for black country roads after work and a blackburn blinky.
05-10-11, 01:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 906
Posted By evangelinegale

whoa whoa, guys, calm down. i wasn't actually...

whoa whoa, guys, calm down. i wasn't actually considering this, i live in a rural town where we only have 5 paid officers anyways so my chances of getting stopped on a bike for anything other than...
05-09-11, 11:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 906
Posted By evangelinegale

fake coaster brake

anybody tried this? i thought of it to dodge bike brake laws by just attaching a small piece of metal to the chainstay and making it look like a coaster brake
05-03-11, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By evangelinegale

i guess i was thinking more along the lines of a...

i guess i was thinking more along the lines of a roadie, something fast
05-03-11, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By evangelinegale

..maybe you should get a geared bike? just...

..maybe you should get a geared bike? just saying, instead of picking different apples why not try an orange?
05-03-11, 12:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By evangelinegale

so i got here soon enough to criticize your...

so i got here soon enough to criticize your choice but too late to help you in your decision. seeing the bike you got i would have gone for a steel allez, saved a few bucks.
05-02-11, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 202,494
Posted By evangelinegale

awww, i do miss cruising the pdx waterfront

awww, i do miss cruising the pdx waterfront
04-24-11, 12:28 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,702
Posted By evangelinegale

*berlin

*berlin
04-24-11, 12:28 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 878,702
Posted By evangelinegale

tried commuting to work for the first time with...

tried commuting to work for the first time with my Bernlin!
04-23-11, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 540,081
Posted By evangelinegale

my lemond. been commuting on it lately

my lemond. been commuting on it lately
04-19-11, 10:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,248
Posted By evangelinegale

what's the difference between these two and the...

what's the difference between these two and the origin8 propulsion?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-11, 02:20 AM
Replies: 26,558
Views: 16,348,215
Posted By evangelinegale

my 96' lemond tourmalet

my 96' lemond tourmalet
04-05-11, 11:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,375
Posted By evangelinegale

i use these old sakae road bars i got for free...

i use these old sakae road bars i got for free and they are my absolute favorite. i fear ever replacing them cause they are pretty much perfect.
04-05-11, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,822
Posted By evangelinegale

of all the locks a thief would try to take on,...

of all the locks a thief would try to take on, why the hell would they choose the bike using the kryptonite new york?! you must have one hell of a bike
04-05-11, 01:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,093
Posted By evangelinegale

FOOT RETENTION!!!! ahem, after that i would...

FOOT RETENTION!!!! ahem, after that i would recommend updating those pedals as they appear to be those cheap plastic ones that come on most magnas. next, lose the back brake, you can't REALLY stop...
04-05-11, 01:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 630
Posted By evangelinegale

i'm actually riding an aluminum fork right now. i...

i'm actually riding an aluminum fork right now. i may be way off, but do carbon steerers require the use of a carbon stem? and i'm actually considering the carbon seatpost route as well, but for a...
04-05-11, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,188,664
Posted By evangelinegale

this thing is BA! hardcore, sheet bra!

this thing is BA! hardcore, sheet bra!
04-05-11, 12:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,102
Posted By evangelinegale

i rock a chrome backbone(mutherf**king huge...

i rock a chrome backbone(mutherf**king huge backpack) and i like it a lot. at times i debate cutting down in size but then there are times i can barely close it. the old gal's served me well.
04-04-11, 11:45 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 33,588
Posted By evangelinegale

tioga comodo! i've been riding this thing...

tioga comodo! i've been riding this thing brakeless for over a month now and it's still going strong. plus i got the tire off a road bike i had last year so they already had several hundred miles of...
04-04-11, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,188,664
Posted By evangelinegale

I miss the feel of steel. Alu ride is really...

I miss the feel of steel. Alu ride is really stiff[/QUOTE] me too! i recently went from a steel dawes to a leader 725 and have been trying to adjust to the feel. i love how reactive the frame is but...
04-03-11, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By evangelinegale

both are good. but i wouldn't worry too much...

both are good. but i wouldn't worry too much about freewheel capabilities if you're shopping for a fixed gear.
04-02-11, 10:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,404
Posted By evangelinegale

i'm glad someone else started this thread so i...

i'm glad someone else started this thread so i don't have to, as i am also in the market for a new crankset
04-02-11, 09:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,404
Posted By evangelinegale

i saw this(being in oregon) but it was too...

i saw this(being in oregon) but it was too freaking small. lately i've been on this pursuit-lust kick, been looking at the low pro
04-02-11, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 630
Posted By evangelinegale

i thought a little into this which is why i'll be...

i thought a little into this which is why i'll be sticking with a straight blade that's some what tt oriented. in addition to this i'm thinking of trying out a carbon seatpost. and if i still hate...
04-02-11, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 630
Posted By evangelinegale

@bleedingapple, i think i sent you a pm with my...

@bleedingapple, i think i sent you a pm with my digits in case you wanted to meet up cause i have no idea where citi bikes is. and i'm not too concerned about the risks of buying a carbon fork, if i...
04-02-11, 12:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 630
Posted By evangelinegale

carbon fork

so as many of you know i recently complained that i found my new 725 frame uncomfortable and several of you suggested the addition of a carbon fork. in an attempt to keep live with my 725 i've...
04-01-11, 10:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,769
Posted By evangelinegale

i've been rolling on my tioga comodo's for what...

i've been rolling on my tioga comodo's for what seems like forever. they're 700x25
03-31-11, 11:54 PM
Replies: 2,773
Views: 524,104
Posted By evangelinegale

i just saw this! it would be cool to see another...

i just saw this! it would be cool to see another road oriented steel frame from leader.
03-27-11, 10:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,578
Posted By evangelinegale

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSS5dEeMX64

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSS5dEeMX64
03-27-11, 10:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,324
Posted By evangelinegale

sorry mr. scrod sir. it hurts my elbows and back....

sorry mr. scrod sir. it hurts my elbows and back. all the exact same pieces were on my last bike(minus that POS crankset) and it just felt was smoother.
03-27-11, 09:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,324
Posted By evangelinegale

wow, brutally honest and tempting. i'm trying to...

wow, brutally honest and tempting. i'm trying to tell myself buying two frames just weeks apart is stupid, although i do enjoy it....
03-27-11, 09:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,324
Posted By evangelinegale

thanks, as it so happens we live pretty close...

thanks, as it so happens we live pretty close together(asuuming you mean portland OR not portland, maine) i think i may just work on upgrading some of my parts before replacing my frame, perhaps even...
03-27-11, 12:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,324
Posted By evangelinegale

thanks for the suggestions but based on the type...

thanks for the suggestions but based on the type of abuse my bike receives on a daily basis i'm trying to steer away from carbon fiber. and although a valid point with the sprint break on the...
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