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12-03-18, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By prooftheory

Are we okay with "fixie", now?

Are we okay with "fixie", now?
08-15-18, 12:25 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 29,942
Posted By prooftheory

Wait, was Scrod permabanned? edit: I looked it...

Wait, was Scrod permabanned?
edit: I looked it up and it is only for a month.
07-12-18, 01:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,625
Posted By prooftheory

Builds bike to impress other people; chooses an...

Builds bike to impress other people; chooses an invisible way for the bike to be impressive.
06-25-18, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3,897
Views: 531,759
Posted By prooftheory

Digitial caliper for $10...

Digitial caliper for $10 (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B072KGHRML/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&linkCode=sl1&tag=boingboing&linkId=66e96cc0f9411ebc7314303900568318) Some of you guys like to measure...
06-07-18, 09:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,242
Posted By prooftheory

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/qlwtrhy_441f1b21672e22cb1354526f8ddb4ef4776d82cd.jpg
04-10-18, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,897
Views: 531,759
Posted By prooftheory

This thread is not for ads for your own stuff. ...

This thread is not for ads for your own stuff. Please post here (https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/674465-great-deal-sale-thread-151.html#post20276317) and get a paid membership as...
04-02-18, 12:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,740
Posted By prooftheory

It seems like I haven't seen a leader in a long...

It seems like I haven't seen a leader in a long time.
03-27-18, 03:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,881
Posted By prooftheory

Thanks, dude.

Thanks, dude.
03-06-18, 05:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,740
Posted By prooftheory

While Richard was still in charge or post-Richard?

While Richard was still in charge or post-Richard?
03-06-18, 12:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,740
Posted By prooftheory

What would a "gold standard" for a road...

What would a "gold standard" for a road fixed-gear be trying to attain? "Best" in what sense? The reason there isn't really high-end fixed gear bikes with road geometry is that their primary use...
02-23-18, 02:23 AM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 644,553
Posted By prooftheory

That one was in the original JA thread.

That one was in the original JA thread.
02-20-18, 09:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,382
Posted By prooftheory

Romanian culture is really inaccessible. They...

Romanian culture is really inaccessible. They seem to hate outsiders only slightly less than they hate themselves.
02-20-18, 12:00 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 59,824
Posted By prooftheory

Do what seems comfortable. The best way to get...

Do what seems comfortable. The best way to get better is just to spend time in the saddle. As your fitness increases you will be able to up the rpm comfortably. 84 rpm is probably a good starting...
02-19-18, 12:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,382
Posted By prooftheory

Yuma isn't that bad. The roads are mostly wide...

Yuma isn't that bad. The roads are mostly wide and in good shape. You get acclimated to the temperature. The big minuses are sand and goatheads ... pretty much the same as here, only a bit warmer...
02-15-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,531
Posted By prooftheory

Things in leuky's house (some of these are real):...

Things in leuky's house (some of these are real):
One room full of korean running shoes.
One room full of original Big Muff overdrive pedals.
One room full of 70s digital watches.
One room of...
02-14-18, 02:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,210
Posted By prooftheory

Does anybody use something other than a chain...

Does anybody use something other than a chain whip, like the Pedro's cog vice thing? Chain whips still seem like a stupid tool to me.
02-14-18, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,533
Posted By prooftheory

I think the grocery stores are less likely to...

I think the grocery stores are less likely to complain about walking in with your bike if you are clacking along in your road shoes and superhero outfit. Then they just look at you with pity.
02-13-18, 12:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,730
Posted By prooftheory

https://media.giphy.com/media/ULhy3hP2EqRDa/giphy....

https://media.giphy.com/media/ULhy3hP2EqRDa/giphy.gif
02-13-18, 12:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,531
Posted By prooftheory

That is an interesting question. If Bolt had...

That is an interesting question. If Bolt had trained as a track cyclist would he have been so dominating? Is there something about his physiology versus other people that gives him an advantage in...
02-12-18, 06:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By prooftheory

This reminds me of the time when I was running...

This reminds me of the time when I was running studded tires on my fuji track pro.
02-12-18, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By prooftheory

Should I vent them out the window or just...

Should I vent them out the window or just straight into my face?
02-12-18, 02:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By prooftheory

Should I just stick the generator in the...

Should I just stick the generator in the passenger seat and run a cable out to the charging plug or rig some sort of harness to attach it to the outside?
02-12-18, 01:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By prooftheory

I bought a Tesla but my gas station only carries...

I bought a Tesla but my gas station only carries gas and not electricity. Is there some mod I can do to make the thing run on gas?
02-01-18, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By prooftheory

Can't you post the URL? Someone will put them up...

Can't you post the URL? Someone will put them up for you.
02-01-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,211
Posted By prooftheory

Brakeless is perfectly cool if you only ride...

Brakeless is perfectly cool if you only ride five-miles per hour.
01-30-18, 04:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,210
Posted By prooftheory

Yup. I don't think it would work for a cassette,...

Yup. I don't think it would work for a cassette, but it will definitely work for fixed cog.
01-30-18, 11:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,210
Posted By prooftheory

You will need a 1/8 chain whip. Do you also have...

You will need a 1/8 chain whip. Do you also have a 1/8 chain?
01-28-18, 09:48 AM
01-25-18, 01:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,210
Posted By prooftheory

Unfortunately, the cheapest cogs I know of only...

Unfortunately, the cheapest cogs I know of only come in 16t. It would be nice if Scrod-cogs came in other sizes just for testing out gears. All-City? Soma?
01-25-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,210
Posted By prooftheory

Team Spacely!

Team Spacely!
01-25-18, 11:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,210
Posted By prooftheory

The cycling science for a while had been...

The cycling science for a while had been continually increasing the cadence that was thought to be ideal for pedaling efficiency. In the early nineties it was at about 90 rpm and then it got pushed...
01-11-18, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5,734
Views: 1,168,093
Posted By prooftheory

https://i.imgur.com/njOqEu3.gif Why isn't this...

https://i.imgur.com/njOqEu3.gif
Why isn't this in the jackass thread?
01-08-18, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By prooftheory

https://wabicycles.com/collections/components/prod...

https://wabicycles.com/collections/components/products/wabi-standard-700c-single-speed-wheelset...
01-08-18, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By prooftheory

Are you having a stroke?

Are you having a stroke?
12-18-17, 02:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,956
Posted By prooftheory

Or just n+1.

Or just n+1.
12-16-17, 03:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,956
Posted By prooftheory

Yeah, I don't really know how to ride a bike.

Yeah, I don't really know how to ride a bike.
12-16-17, 04:24 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,956
Posted By prooftheory

I don't understand this at all. What is the...

I don't understand this at all. What is the situation where you have to unclip in an emergency? I also don't understand how anyone can think that reaching down with your hand to release a strap...
12-15-17, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By prooftheory

Wabi Urban

Wabi Urban
12-13-17, 02:01 PM
Replies: 24,514
Views: 2,002,284
Posted By prooftheory

I think the chemicals must have gotten better...

I think the chemicals must have gotten better because I didn't ever have any trouble with rust in Buffalo. Then again, around here they are still driving datsun z cars or 1979 chevy trucks - not...
12-11-17, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3,897
Views: 531,759
Posted By prooftheory

^Time to get rid of all those > 5 spoke wheel...

^Time to get rid of all those > 5 spoke wheel sets.
12-05-17, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,980
Posted By prooftheory

Try the road forum. We don't have shifters in...

Try the road forum. We don't have shifters in here.
12-02-17, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24,514
Views: 2,002,284
Posted By prooftheory

December 21st is International Talk Like Samuel...

December 21st is International Talk Like Samuel L. Jackson Day.
12-01-17, 01:37 PM
Replies: 24,514
Views: 2,002,284
Posted By prooftheory

Yeah, but no pedal strike.

Yeah, but no pedal strike.
12-01-17, 05:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,932
Posted By prooftheory

Usually because of managers.

Usually because of managers.
11-27-17, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By prooftheory

https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/...

https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/876070-please-take-note-before-asking-question-bike-fit-check-thread-first.html
11-27-17, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By prooftheory

Did anyone else think this thread was going to be...

Did anyone else think this thread was going to be about shoes?
11-27-17, 11:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,727
Posted By prooftheory

Brakes aren't important if you only ride up hill.

Brakes aren't important if you only ride up hill.
11-27-17, 08:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,727
Posted By prooftheory

Basically what I want is the second one with a...

Basically what I want is the second one with a fixed-only category. I noticed that there is a US National Hill Climb too.

OP, one thing you are missing about the whole track-bike thing is that...
11-26-17, 08:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,727
Posted By prooftheory

I really feel like there ought to be an event for...

I really feel like there ought to be an event for these bikes - fixed-gear hill time trials so that people who want to put drillium in the titanium have a raison d'etre.
11-22-17, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 644,553
Posted By prooftheory

zubes5280 , it is against the thread rule to post...

zubes5280 , it is against the thread rule to post stuff from forum members, not to mention that it is really tacky to try to score points by dragging stuff from the road forum here. We have these...
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