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04-10-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,468
Posted By IAmSam

You don't see a gap between the cup and the...

You don't see a gap between the cup and the shell, the almost completely exposed edge of the shell, or the opening at the flat?

Good luck - ride safe
04-04-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,367
Posted By IAmSam

Beachy ridin' :D ...

Beachy ridin' :D


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04-04-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,097
Posted By IAmSam

Thanks a lot for the info. You got me kinda...

Thanks a lot for the info. You got me kinda interested in multi-fixed again so if you should ever decide to move your S3X along to be used - please keep me in mind.

Ride safe...
03-26-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,367
Posted By IAmSam

Spring Break beach cruisin' - yes, its fixed :p ...

Spring Break beach cruisin' - yes, its fixed :p


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03-22-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By IAmSam

There is so much more to unpack in your post but...

There is so much more to unpack in your post but I'd simply like to congratulate you on your ambition - 110+ Gear Inches is a helluva gearing to start with after not riding for a few years.

Have...
03-19-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By IAmSam

Zdawg - I exchanged a few posts on this exact...

Zdawg - I exchanged a few posts on this exact same...errr...subject with a guy in a SS/FG group on FB a few weeks ago. I'm not in the mood search it out and my memory ain't so great anymore so you...
03-03-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3,901
Views: 581,748
Posted By IAmSam

Not necessarily a great deal but how can you not...

Not necessarily a great deal but how can you not like a Wu-Tang Clan Klunker? :D
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02-26-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,145
Posted By IAmSam

No - Aveton sells E-bikes. Which is why you see...

No - Aveton sells E-bikes. Which is why you see the couple sw8 phiksies that they still offer under the 6KU name, which used to be for their steel-frame bikes.


To the OP - fellow older guy here...
02-19-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,367
Posted By IAmSam

2022 Post your Single Speed and Fixed Gear Thread

Is it not past time?

Too much?


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02-02-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 46,224
Posted By IAmSam

May I hold you to that? :innocent: ...

May I hold you to that? :innocent:


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01-30-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,600
Posted By IAmSam

Don't own or contemplate acquiring one but I...

Don't own or contemplate acquiring one but I think Keirin frames and the sparkly paint jobs are pretty cool. And I'll pass on discussion of whether the commonly available used framesets are worth it...
01-18-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,147
Posted By IAmSam

FWIW Mack Cycle is still in business, and...

FWIW Mack Cycle is still in business, and actually pretty big, in Miami...
01-09-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,626
Posted By IAmSam

Well your build thread has left its short try at...

Well your build thread has left its short try at pedal discussion behind so I'll be brief - 1-sided road pedals are easier for me to get into than 2-sided MTB pedals by their nature of hanging just...
01-08-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,626
Posted By IAmSam

Seems like you have a grasp on what you are doing...

Seems like you have a grasp on what you are doing and you have a fine selection of parts there - depending on what suits your frameset, and of course availability in our current supply-challenged...
01-04-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,509
Posted By IAmSam

My own roadified steel tarck frameset isn't...

My own roadified steel tarck frameset isn't drilled for brakes and I would never consider molesting it with a drill...but I loves me my front brake. If you are still undecided what to do about yours...
12-26-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 85,254
Posted By IAmSam

Happy Holidays to the group! ...

Happy Holidays to the group!


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12-19-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 52,871
Posted By IAmSam

You gotta admit - this thread is pretty funny...

You gotta admit - this thread is pretty funny :lol:
12-19-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 40,248
Posted By IAmSam

If you haven't yet been to the fixed gear NYC...

If you haven't yet been to the fixed gear NYC facebook group - go there. They love this bike...
12-10-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,632
Posted By IAmSam

Getting past yays or nays for your choice of a...

Getting past yays or nays for your choice of a crabon crankset - my thinking is that choosing one based on it having to be able to work with your existing bottom bracket may be a mistake. What you...
11-25-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By IAmSam

Yeah that's a '92 paintjob and yeah starting with...

Yeah that's a '92 paintjob and yeah starting with an X like your number does throws all the B'stone SN decoders stating A-L tells you the month it was made out of whack. My '93 has 7 digits after the...
11-25-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 85,254
Posted By IAmSam

And it looks like you use the same front caliper...

And it looks like you use the same front caliper adapter on your Naga and Stratos too. Have the same on my own sw8 phiksie...
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11-09-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,882
Posted By IAmSam

Well since you brought it up But back in the...

Well since you brought it up
But back in the day we called it fixed mountain biking :D......
11-01-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 28,262
Posted By IAmSam

Dammit late again :o ...

Dammit late again :o


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10-28-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By IAmSam

The chrome part of fully chromed frames that gets...

The chrome part of fully chromed frames that gets painted over is generally not as nicely finished as exposed areas. The ever so slight roughness(?) is what the paint holds onto.
Good luck - ride...
10-16-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,407
Posted By IAmSam

Best way to solve this problem is buy a crankset...

Best way to solve this problem is buy a crankset meant for a single ring when one is building a tarck frame from scratch
IIRC Dura Ace 7600 track crank wants a 109mm BB
Good luck...
10-01-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4,922
Views: 694,838
Posted By IAmSam

For years Veloflex Masters were the only tires I...

For years Veloflex Masters were the only tires I would ride on my wannabe-go-fast bikes but I got over it. I still have a pair of unbelievably light Record skinnies I used for a bragging rights...
09-21-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,088
Posted By IAmSam

My '93 RB-1 has the 022 sticker on its frame too...

My '93 RB-1 has the 022 sticker on its frame too but the ones on the fork say Extreme Ishiwata Cromo...
Sure would like to see an 015 or 017 frame in person. Anyway, if anyone is interested - here's...
09-21-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,700
Posted By IAmSam

Subject of the thread is a great frame and under...

Subject of the thread is a great frame and under the right circumstances I wouldn't mind talking over the build but first I gotta know - do you never get sick of repeating yourself about minor things?
09-04-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,210
Posted By IAmSam

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08-06-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 85,254
Posted By IAmSam

Thank you - you are way too kind. This thing is a...

Thank you - you are way too kind. This thing is a happy accident :D
Don't forget to post pics of your casual-fun-runaround-bike with pink bartape. When changing time comes for mine - I doubt we will...
08-04-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 85,254
Posted By IAmSam

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07-12-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 55,758
Posted By IAmSam

Brushed Aluminum...

Brushed Aluminum...
07-10-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,994
Posted By IAmSam

Thanks! I am 2nd owner - 20+ years

Thanks! I am 2nd owner - 20+ years
07-09-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,994
Posted By IAmSam

Guess I ought to get my Early 8-speed Brifter...

Guess I ought to get my Early 8-speed Brifter Bike in on this, amirite?


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06-06-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,381
Posted By IAmSam

'cos folder...

'cos folder...
04-13-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,777
Posted By IAmSam

Are you aware that there are multiple different...

Are you aware that there are multiple different freewheel/freewheel removal tool configurations?

Have fun - good luck!
04-04-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,130
Posted By IAmSam

I have found that Barend/TT levers are ideal on...

I have found that Barend/TT levers are ideal on my bullhorns - and there are plenty of nice ones...
03-28-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 55,758
Posted By IAmSam

I love that you ride this bike!

I love that you ride this bike!
03-24-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,632
Posted By IAmSam

Have you tried undoing your work yet? If you...

Have you tried undoing your work yet? If you haven't - I think you should. I'm going to come at this from a different angle than some other posters. I hate getting wordy but may have to, to make my...
03-14-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 85,254
Posted By IAmSam

How 'bout a little more red? ...

How 'bout a little more red?

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02-28-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 85,254
Posted By IAmSam

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02-26-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,237
Posted By IAmSam

Senrab62 ...

Senrab62


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02-25-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By IAmSam

Well I have my bike's chrome about as shiny as...

Well I have my bike's chrome about as shiny as its going to get this time around. So as soon as I get the wheel done, its gettin' ridden. And I am definitely getting one of those little Caswell...
02-19-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,237
Posted By IAmSam

Uhhh...no. Yes of course aesthetics may be...

Uhhh...no. Yes of course aesthetics may be important - in fact aesthetics as much as anything led to switching my front brake thingy. But way more important than matching your fork color is matching...
02-17-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,237
Posted By IAmSam

I used one of those clamp-on dealies for many...

I used one of those clamp-on dealies for many years - I think mine was a model from EuroAsia but I can't swear to it - it worked fine.

A few years ago I switched to:...
01-30-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 85,254
Posted By IAmSam

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01-24-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,455
Posted By IAmSam

The only tools you need to Install a singlespeed...

The only tools you need to Install a singlespeed freewheel are your fingers ;)
01-13-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,669
Posted By IAmSam

Yes, that's right. IIRC from the stories I found...

Yes, that's right. IIRC from the stories I found when I was checking - the 1st Surly bike, which was originally thought of as Sub 11 not a Surly, was a 1x1 that had Sub 11 stamped trackends. In short...
01-13-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,791
Posted By IAmSam

Too much hub-bub about it but Cinelli sticker...

Too much hub-bub about it but Cinelli sticker might give you a clue...
01-12-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,791
Posted By IAmSam

Stick with your initial instincts...

Stick with your initial instincts...
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