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aek
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Holy jebus what a frightening position.

doofo wrote:
tarck eats ur soul one lol at a time

Sat, 05/28/2011 - 02:22
deadforkinglast
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VT tallbike wrote:

Manipoo, amirite?

Sat, 05/28/2011 - 03:23
Shortpants
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yep

Sat, 05/28/2011 - 09:43
iamrik
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^omfg

Sat, 05/28/2011 - 11:05
TimArchyLime
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Not too epic, and completely my fault.

Sucked that it happened in the middle of a 20% grade.
I guess I hadn't tightened the bolts properly when I built this bike a few weeks ago. It left me across the city in a wealthy neighborhood, but with a 2-3 mile walk to a bus stop. Two other cyclists stopped, but there was nothing they could do. About halfway to the bus stop, a guy in a car stopped and gave me a ride, not just to the bus, but all the way home. I am now indebted to the world. Got to find some way to pay it forward.

Snarky Varking wrote:
Tarckbike- Where mile 11 means you're on a long ride.

Sat, 05/28/2011 - 11:53
Face
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you must now travel the world tightening everyone chainring bolts

Mr. Pubes wrote:
i fear that you are so lost in your own asshole that you may never be found again. do you have a flare gun? send for help.

Sat, 05/28/2011 - 12:08
Jeremiah's Johnson
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iamrik wrote:
^omfg

wasn't this some dude in San Marcos?

They'd be confused by all the rando and think we are a bunch of long ballers.

~coco

Sat, 05/28/2011 - 12:24
Shortpants
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BIKE!

Sat, 05/28/2011 - 14:35
Rusty Piton
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emor wrote:
Bicycle commuting is the worst way to get anywhere except for all the other ways.

Wed, 06/15/2011 - 16:12
jimmythefly
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OHSHI!!!1111!

Looks like it's been 2/3 carcked for a while. Is that yours?

deadforkinglast wrote:
But honestly, I have no idea how I am going to follow through on that plan and I already have a pretty rad bike. I think I just like fucking with my bikes.

Wed, 06/15/2011 - 16:45
Larry Winget
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de-Hincapie-tated frok!!!1

The Pitbull of Personal Development®

Wed, 06/15/2011 - 16:50
NoahGenda
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womp

The best type of fit advice is internet fit advice.

Wed, 06/15/2011 - 18:07
hiljentaa
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:( What happened?

Wed, 06/15/2011 - 18:17
JUGE FREDD
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tarckeemoon wrote:
de-Hincapie-tated frok!!!1

Hincapie's steerer break was different, his broke right at the top race and was entirely the fault of the defective Chris King design. That goddamn compression o-ring will just wear a groove right into a carbon or aluminum steerer. CK has been quietly selling aftermarket top races with tapered split-rings since the Aheadset patent expired, but the cowards aren't shipping them stock that way yet (probably a collabo of jackass pride and wanting to burn through inventory).

This guy just overtightened his stem clamp.

It's a struggle, but you cut out his tongue, and his last words are "atmo atmo Atmo ATMO ATMOOOOOGORIHGGHRSHGGRLMGGMMGMgrrglegurglegrr....."
– akasnowmaaan

Wed, 06/15/2011 - 19:27
dougtruck
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actually, and strangely
they've been paying on the patent the whole time

Thu, 06/16/2011 - 00:29
JUGE FREDD
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It's a struggle, but you cut out his tongue, and his last words are "atmo atmo Atmo ATMO ATMOOOOOGORIHGGHRSHGGRLMGGMMGMgrrglegurglegrr....."
– akasnowmaaan

Thu, 06/16/2011 - 02:03
jimmythefly
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Not sure where to put this, so file under "future asploded parts"
Home-drilled TA crank fucktardery

While we're at it, I think these are sooo sex. But would likely be asploded parts under me. I have a set of 94bcd ones I pulled b/c creaking and scary under my 210lbs.

deadforkinglast wrote:
But honestly, I have no idea how I am going to follow through on that plan and I already have a pretty rad bike. I think I just like fucking with my bikes.

Fri, 06/17/2011 - 15:54
Rusty Piton
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"I HAVE NOT MADE THE HOLES, IT WAS SO!"

emor wrote:
Bicycle commuting is the worst way to get anywhere except for all the other ways.

Fri, 06/17/2011 - 16:24
TimArchyLime
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sold for $1.29 plus $25 shipping. Some dude was probably all "Yay, I got them cheap...wait. What the fuck? I gotta pay $30 for that shit?"

Snarky Varking wrote:
Tarckbike- Where mile 11 means you're on a long ride.

Sun, 06/19/2011 - 20:49
Larry Winget
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TimLOKOed wrote:
sold for $1.29 plus $25 shipping. Some dude was probably all "Yay, I got them cheap...wait. What the fuck? I gotta pay $30 for that shit?"

Hopefully he makes wind chimes or a door knocker out of them or something.

The Pitbull of Personal Development®

Mon, 06/20/2011 - 00:24
biek

tc: would ride those ta cranks

pappaheugwang wrote:
u mad bro?

Mon, 06/20/2011 - 00:26
oogens
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what the fuck they didn't even try to line those holes up at all

Mon, 06/20/2011 - 03:00
b-roll
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Anyone got a good 1" threaded road fork lying around?

"You know it's dumb. I know it's dumb. But fuck it, I still love it."

Tue, 06/28/2011 - 19:10
Tail Hook Lengthener
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deadforkinglast wrote:
VT tallbike wrote:

Manipoo, amirite?

Manitblew

Sneaky Viking wrote:
when you look back at your life sometimes you see a set of hands on your keyboard and a set of paws, but sometimes there's only a set of paws and that's when Tarckbear was typing for you.

Tue, 06/28/2011 - 21:39
Tail Hook Lengthener
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Buffalo Bill wrote:
tarckeemoon wrote:
de-Hincapie-tated frok!!!1

Hincapie's steerer break was different, his broke right at the top race and was entirely the fault of the defective Chris King design. That goddamn compression o-ring will just wear a groove right into a carbon or aluminum steerer. CK has been quietly selling aftermarket top races with tapered split-rings since the Aheadset patent expired, but the cowards aren't shipping them stock that way yet (probably a collabo of jackass pride and wanting to burn through inventory).

This guy just overtightened his stem clamp.

Chris King has been shipping them this way for the last few months. I've sold and installed dozens. I imagine that any old style you saw was simply old stock they were selling through.

Sneaky Viking wrote:
when you look back at your life sometimes you see a set of hands on your keyboard and a set of paws, but sometimes there's only a set of paws and that's when Tarckbear was typing for you.

Tue, 06/28/2011 - 21:45
Tail Hook Lengthener
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tarckeemoon wrote:
FUUUUUUU


Who made this fork?

Sneaky Viking wrote:
when you look back at your life sometimes you see a set of hands on your keyboard and a set of paws, but sometimes there's only a set of paws and that's when Tarckbear was typing for you.

Tue, 06/28/2011 - 21:54
wickedwagon
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b-roll wrote:
Anyone got a good 1" threaded road fork lying around?

I has chrome 1" fork. Not sure about threads cos used on 60cm frame. I'll check.

jordanpattern wrote:
BRING ME THE BINDERS OF WOMEN!

Tue, 06/28/2011 - 22:02
NOVELTYNAME
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bonechilling wrote:
tarckeemoon wrote:
FUUUUUUU


Who made this fork?

spicer iirc

"Folks want options!"

Tue, 06/28/2011 - 22:05
Fergie

I have a Wound Up CF fork for you. Threaded 1"

Tue, 06/28/2011 - 22:13
TimArchyLime
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wickedwagon wrote:
b-roll wrote:
Anyone got a good 1" threaded road fork lying around?

I has chrome 1" fork. Not sure about threads cos used on 60cm frame. I'll check.

If this was BF, someone would say that any descent shop would have no problem cutting 10cm of threads and that they should do it for no more than $15.

Snarky Varking wrote:
Tarckbike- Where mile 11 means you're on a long ride.

Tue, 06/28/2011 - 23:33
pirate
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miguelaron wrote:
bonechilling wrote:
tarckeemoon wrote:
FUUUUUUU


Who made this fork?

spicer iirc


According to that link they were made by a company called XACD and sold under a bunch of names including Sibex and Spicer. Normally I'm no good at remembering stuff like that but those pics made my skin crawl.

Machines were mice and men were lions once upon a time, but now that its the opposite it's twice upon a time.

Tue, 06/28/2011 - 23:55
biek

uhh, click the link, the first line has plenty of info on the manufactures...

pappaheugwang wrote:
u mad bro?

Wed, 06/29/2011 - 00:12
b-roll
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tarckeemoon wrote:
FUUUUUUU


Um, strong welds? Looking for a bright side here.

"You know it's dumb. I know it's dumb. But fuck it, I still love it."

Wed, 06/29/2011 - 08:26
b-roll
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wickedwagon wrote:
b-roll wrote:
Anyone got a good 1" threaded road fork lying around?

I has chrome 1" fork. Not sure about threads cos used on 60cm frame. I'll check.

This one is 140mm on top, with rake somewhere around 45mm (post-crash measurement, suspect). Was thinking of going with the Soma fork if nothing used turned up. Opinions?

"You know it's dumb. I know it's dumb. But fuck it, I still love it."

Wed, 06/29/2011 - 08:46
RJ
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Stupid wrote:
I have a Wound Up CF fork for you. Threaded 1"

Gimme.

truckdoug wrote:
go fuck yourself, fun hating motherfucker

Sat, 07/02/2011 - 01:27
Rentable Faxmachine
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Sun, 07/03/2011 - 17:09
JUGE FREDD
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I bought this: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=140569662079#ht_1718wt_1141

And got this:

Sent him this eBay message:

Quote:
There is an *enormous* crack that goes all the way through the stem and clamp, on the side you didn't photograph for the auction: http://imgur.com/a/pgP4l

Fuck this guy, I'd even corresponded with him before hitting BIN to see what the stem angle was. I almost hope he keeps being a dick just so I can royally fuck his eBay account by getting my full refund from them.

It's a struggle, but you cut out his tongue, and his last words are "atmo atmo Atmo ATMO ATMOOOOOGORIHGGHRSHGGRLMGGMMGMgrrglegurglegrr....."
– akasnowmaaan

Thu, 07/07/2011 - 01:15
yonderboy
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d-bag wrote:
Look at pictures carefully. What you see is what you get. No returns so please ask all questions prior to the end of the auction.

You mean questions like, "Is there a big crack running the length of the stem?"

Thu, 07/07/2011 - 01:20
jimmythefly
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Ya, fuck that guy. Says right in Item Condition that "The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended."

Also, Reasonable Facsimile -background info on those pics? (or is there some way I'm not knowing of how to figure out where they're from?)

deadforkinglast wrote:
But honestly, I have no idea how I am going to follow through on that plan and I already have a pretty rad bike. I think I just like fucking with my bikes.

Thu, 07/07/2011 - 13:12
Rentable Faxmachine
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I grabbed those pics offa the Busted Carbon RSS feed.

Thu, 07/07/2011 - 13:19
NOVELTYNAME
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but he bought it NOS

"Folks want options!"

Thu, 07/07/2011 - 13:22
biek

uhh, i have one of those stems i can send you free buffaloe bill
it's a giant turd though

mine is not cracked

pappaheugwang wrote:
u mad bro?

Thu, 07/07/2011 - 14:48
JUGE FREDD
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Quote:
Wow! That's terrible! I had absolutely not seen that. A mechanic took off the stem and never said anything to me about it. Please toss it and I'll send you a full refund. Yikes! Sorry about that.

Quote:
I just issued you a refund. Paypal says it will be take 3-5 days. Sorry again, Fred. CAn't believe I never saw that. I would never sell something like that if I've known. :( Thanks for the pictures.

Received refund, people clean up their act so quick these days when there's the possibility of bad feedback

It's a struggle, but you cut out his tongue, and his last words are "atmo atmo Atmo ATMO ATMOOOOOGORIHGGHRSHGGRLMGGMMGMgrrglegurglegrr....."
– akasnowmaaan

Thu, 07/07/2011 - 15:20
wescoe
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Buffalo Bill wrote:
Quote:
Wow! That's terrible! I had absolutely not seen that. A mechanic took off the stem and never said anything to me about it. Please toss it and I'll send you a full refund. Yikes! Sorry about that.

Quote:
I just issued you a refund. Paypal says it will be take 3-5 days. Sorry again, Fred. CAn't believe I never saw that. I would never sell something like that if I've known. :( Thanks for the pictures.

Received refund, people clean up their act so quick these days when there's the possibility of bad feedback

Needed a mechanic to take off his stem? Must have had his "assistant" ebay it. Srsly tho, how do you sell something without seeing that? His story doesn't even make sense. Probably has a "housekeeper" to wipe his ass too.

Or just tryina scam and got busted. Or maybe he really is that clueless will get naturally selected coz stupid.

Thu, 07/07/2011 - 15:27
VT regularbike
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Miguel wrote:
i mean as long as we're spending money, lets just set the wallet on fire ok

Sun, 07/10/2011 - 09:53
liquify
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Is that one of those new Softride saddles?

Sun, 07/10/2011 - 10:22
Tail Hook Lengthener
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Reasonable Facsimile wrote:

The text says it's JRA, but I find that a little too fantastic to believe. Maybe it failed JRA, but it must have been impacted well before.

Sneaky Viking wrote:
when you look back at your life sometimes you see a set of hands on your keyboard and a set of paws, but sometimes there's only a set of paws and that's when Tarckbear was typing for you.

Sun, 07/10/2011 - 11:38
Shortpants
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Agreed. I've had some pretty gnarly failures JRA but I never assumed the damage was from JRA. Not at that level of catastrophic failure.

Sun, 07/10/2011 - 16:38
Rentable Faxmachine
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Yeah, I'm guessing that the Trek was previously intimate with a large, inanimate object.

Roof rack x garage collabo?

Sun, 07/10/2011 - 18:45
biek

pappaheugwang wrote:
u mad bro?

Mon, 07/11/2011 - 00:44

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