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07-28-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,523
Posted By awesemblauge

yeah, i think you'll have an easier time with a...

yeah, i think you'll have an easier time with a mtb crankset. through my own research, i've heard that road triple cranksets may also have longer spindle lengths due to accounting for the third...
07-28-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,523
Posted By awesemblauge

i originally hit up my local lbs about the...

i originally hit up my local lbs about the project and the mechanic gave me a load of bull****, so i decided to do it myself after the reminder of why i learned how to wrench my own bikes. the tool i...
07-28-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,523
Posted By awesemblauge

yeah, but the bonus on that is that now you know...

yeah, but the bonus on that is that now you know you just need to face down the shell to make it work and you got a $150 bottom bracket for free, haha
07-22-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,523
Posted By awesemblauge

i actually went ahead with the project. i shaved...

i actually went ahead with the project. i shaved down the bb shell with a majority of material coming off of the drive side. you are correct that you do not need to reduce the bb shell down to 68mm,...
07-10-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,936
Posted By awesemblauge

being that you can get thousands of miles of use...

being that you can get thousands of miles of use out of a standard rim brake setup and a well set up rim brake still performs exceptionally well, you don't neeeeed disc brakes. but upgrade-itis can...
Forum: Introductions
07-10-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,003
Posted By awesemblauge

thanks, and good to see another survivor. this is...

thanks, and good to see another survivor. this is actually one of the biggest challenges i am surprised with--both physically and mentally. after my last cat scan, i was thinking "oh, it's all over....
Forum: Commuting
07-07-20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,236
Posted By awesemblauge

another vote for a crane bell. they make a...

another vote for a crane bell. they make a beautiful chime that's plenty loud.
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07-07-20, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By awesemblauge

yeah, it could be fit and riding position. if...

yeah, it could be fit and riding position. if he's riding in a position that puts a lot of weight on his hands, his bike may need a readjustment. raising the handlebars could help if it looks like he...
Forum: Introductions
07-07-20, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By awesemblauge

welcome to the forum, fellow angeleno!

welcome to the forum, fellow angeleno!
07-07-20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,245
Posted By awesemblauge

nice!

nice!
Forum: Introductions
07-06-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,003
Posted By awesemblauge

honestly, the roads are not as bike friendly as...

honestly, the roads are not as bike friendly as back up in seattle. that being said, there's the la river bike path. if you stay actively aware of your surroundings doing rides from east hollywood to...
Forum: Introductions
06-16-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,003
Posted By awesemblauge

thanks. it definitely was the worst, but glad to...

thanks. it definitely was the worst, but glad to have it behind me
Forum: Introductions
06-16-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,003
Posted By awesemblauge

wow. funny enough, the rockhopper i had i also...

wow. funny enough, the rockhopper i had i also found on the side of the road. it was just the frame and really beat up. it ended up being my very first mountain bike.
06-04-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By awesemblauge

i just spent the past half hour digging through...

i just spent the past half hour digging through my building's recycling bin because i thought i accidentally threw my mail key in. after coming back to my apartment to grab a headlamp i saw my keys...
Forum: Introductions
06-04-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,003
Posted By awesemblauge

Greetings from Los Angeles!

i found my way here through researching a build i'm currently working on. officially started thinking of myself as a cyclist two decades ago. and even though i reside in los angeles, i am a pnw'er at...
06-04-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By awesemblauge

seems like there are a lot of great options,...

seems like there are a lot of great options, established and new. down here in southern california, a former frame builder from stinner started up his own shop, darkmoon fabworks. there's also...
06-04-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,392
Posted By awesemblauge

i'm incredibly hopeful that the increased cycling...

i'm incredibly hopeful that the increased cycling that is going on will help usher in better bike infrastructure in my neck of the woods, or at least get more people talking about it. great vid!
06-04-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,523
Posted By awesemblauge

apologies for bringing back from the grave a year...

apologies for bringing back from the grave a year old thread!

masi61 , did you ever go through with this experiment? after acquiring a 93 quantum ii frameset, i was initially hoping to go through...
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