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emor
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(Reply to #3751)

Andrew_Squirrel wrote:
programmers: the worst

A few years ago I told my dad the photos he was emailing me were upside down and he told me that it was computer that was reading the iPhone photos incorrectly. Lollin

"my main life goal is to have a dirtbag camper van with a bunch of bikes on it, go camping every vacation forever" -- me

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 00:59
Tail Hook Lengthener
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IN CRUST WE TRUST

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, 12/05/2017 - 21:21
cousinmosquito
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(Reply to #3753)

Whippin Skidz wrote:
Fuck your photos Rusty.

It's Jobs taking the piss. I only ever get sideways shit sent to me from apple devices

More wonderful than you can believe it

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 21:25
lofarkas
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It happaned with photos from one of my android phones too.

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 03:39
emor
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(Reply to #3755)

Tail Hook Lengthener wrote:
IN CRUST WE TRUST

Wuh woh

Was this at your shop?

"my main life goal is to have a dirtbag camper van with a bunch of bikes on it, go camping every vacation forever" -- me

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 08:06
Tail Hook Lengthener
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Nah, that's one of the dudes from Back Alley, AT Back Alley.

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.

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:08
Sneaky Viking
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I'm missing it. SRAM loop not big enough?

ckd wrote:
I mean, seriously. We're just a bunch of washed up bicycle burnout dipshits.

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 11:04
newellbt
(Reply to #3758)

Sneaky Viking wrote:
I'm missing it. SRAM loop not big enough?

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 11:15
liquify
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Dropout, chainstay

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 11:16
ergott
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(Reply to #3760)

Sneaky Viking wrote:
I'm missing it. SRAM loop not big enough?

Can we call that Shloop?

If someone on here did it, I'd probably like it. Since it was done by someone I don't know, they're a fucking idiot.

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 13:08
Andrew_Squirrel
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(Reply to #3761)

newellbt wrote:

I think Austin is the only Seattlite I know that owns a romanceur.
Assuming it's his?

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 15:50
Tail Hook Lengthener
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Yeah, it’s his. There are definitely other owners, I’ve built a few, but they all went to Amazon normies.

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.

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 19:06
b-roll
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Looks like full separation--wondering if it was a sudden oshit vs a gradual heythatsweird.

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

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 19:38
bward1028
(Reply to #3764)

b-roll wrote:
Looks like full separation--wondering if it was a sudden oshit vs a gradual heythatsweird.

we've had bikes like that in the stand for "weird rear shifting problems" that no one could ever figure out. one even got testridden, only to find a perfect break like that in the chainstay. it's amazing how long people can ride something before realizing it's broken

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 21:12
b-roll
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cool

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

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 23:16
lbthomps
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Is this worth trying to salvage? It's a jamis aurora so nothing special and no sentimental attachment. I already have a replacement frame that I got from a friend for cheap.

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 09:46
chazzwazzer
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Tore my rear derailer off yesterday. Still not totally sure how, but it seems like one side of the quick link had shifted. Got the derailer off but the hanger bit it’s attached to is wedged into the derailer body. Imma have to cut it off or something. Just kept wanting to toss it all and put 8000 on.

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 10:42
jdsmooth
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i'd ride that around town forever, but not any further

Five-foot drops at speed on unstable terrain? Yep.

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 10:44
crowding
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Drill both ends of the crack, use a long seat post and yolo

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 17:53
Whippin Skidz
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I'm lazy, I'd ride it and not worry about it until I had plans for some changes then just build up the new frame.

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 19:30
jeffro
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(Reply to #3771)

bward1028 wrote:
b-roll wrote:
Looks like full separation--wondering if it was a sudden oshit vs a gradual heythatsweird.

we've had bikes like that in the stand for "weird rear shifting problems" that no one could ever figure out. one even got testridden, only to find a perfect break like that in the chainstay. it's amazing how long people can ride something before realizing it's broken

Yup, I had a dropout crack clean through, but the whole deal was tightly held together by the qr. The bike developed a click that slowly drove me bonkers until I found the crack. It also made the wheel look slightly out of dish in the frame. Bikes is tricksy.

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 20:11
Tail Hook Lengthener
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(Reply to #3772)

crowding wrote:
Drill both ends of the crack, use a long seat post and yolo

That's what I'd do.

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.

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:23
joy of vaping
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uh just smang some jb weld in there man

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 22:20
lofarkas
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(Reply to #3774)

Tail Hook Lengthener wrote:
crowding wrote:
Drill both ends of the crack, use a long seat post and yolo

That's what I'd do.

I'd prolly strip off the paint and see if it's even a crack and how long it is, then as above.

Altho in reality I'd just yolo and ride it as is. Unlikely to fail catastrophically without warning I think.

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 05:29
lbthomps
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Thanks for the comments. I already have a replacement frame so I am going to swap parts over and then figure out what I want to do with the crack. I'll probably go the drill it out and YOLO route. It is definitely cracked as there was grease that squeezed out through it.

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 09:18
chazzwazzer
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Just saw on the Instagrams that mr jdgesus’ Crust dropout did the same dance (story, no post so no link)

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 11:47
Tail Hook Lengthener
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I screenshot it for 'ya. I think this is his second or third Crust, right?

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.

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:07
chazzwazzer
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(Reply to #3778)

Nice! Yeah I think he has a couple, but generally breaks every bike because he's a giant.

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:28
Goddamnit Gunther
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His ‘gram is great because of that. Just a big nerd breaking bike after bike

Endpoint wrote:
turdly buttways

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 12:39
joy of vaping
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I was thinking the forks on the crust would break before the dropouts since didn’t they use the same blades as the NFE?

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 16:49
crowding
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but their IS mount doesn't have the huge long crack-initiating tail

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 17:20
drwelby
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I'm not sure that's even the same blade - the Taiwanese forks builders are way more conservative building for discs.

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 17:30
ThurberMingus
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I get such a kick out of that. Ultrabromance had some long-assed insta post about how bikes and parts “only last three years nowadays”. And now jdg got what, one year?, out of Poppi’s signature bike.

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 11:55
iwillbe
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(Reply to #3784)

ThurberMingus wrote:
I get such a kick out of that. Ultrabromance had some long-assed insta post about how bikes and parts “only last three years nowadays”. And now jdg got what, one year?, out of Poppi’s signature bike.

Can you link to Ultraromance's post? That seems like a kinda offbrand sentiment for him, but given the failure rate of small batch bike shit, it's not surprising that he'd want to massage popular opinion in that direction.

I am seriously curious what jdg is doing to his bikes. He and I are about the same size, and my frames tend to not break. Maybe I leave too much gnar unshredded?

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 12:23
emor
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I too am a big bro and have broken every frame I’ve ever used consistently. The failure rate has declined considerably post baby — I ride half as much as I used to. From his gram all jdg does is drive around the country, drink beer, and rides bikes. So lots of miles. I wouldn’t mind being there in my forties.

"my main life goal is to have a dirtbag camper van with a bunch of bikes on it, go camping every vacation forever" -- me

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 13:10
iwillbe
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Okay, after thinking about it, I've broken five frames in the last twenty years. That's about half of the bikes I've used for heavy mileage. So yeah, I guess if all I did was ride, I'd probably be wrecking a frame every year or so. Except for my Crosscheck. It turns 7 this month, making it my most durable bike yet. It's the bike nerd curse: you'll have a million bikes that are wonderful and last two years, and youll have a Surly that is harder to kill than Rasputin

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 13:21
ThurberMingus
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https://instagram.com/p/BcVYnzhAoEi/

Here’s the post. Spoiler alert: it’s actually an advert for Paul Klampers.

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 13:57
iwillbe
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(Reply to #3788)

ThurberMingus wrote:
https://instagram.com/p/BcVYnzhAoEi/

Here’s the post. Spoiler alert: it’s actually an advert for Paul Klampers.

Lol yeah, that seems about right. The advertorial is, of course, goofy. Gotta get one up on Grant Petersen if you want to keep drawing the clicks.

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 16:03
JUGE FREDD
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(Reply to #3789)

chazzwazzer wrote:
Nice! Yeah I think he has a couple, but generally breaks every bike because he's a giant.

When he broke his last custom road bike the first time, I lent him my Kogswell P to tide him over during the repair

He broke my bike too, cracked the BB shell unrepairably

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

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 16:53
JUGE FREDD
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(Reply to #3790)

joy of vaping wrote:
I was thinking the forks on the crust would break before the dropouts since didn’t they use the same blades as the NFE?

drwelby wrote:
I'm not sure that's even the same blade - the Taiwanese forks builders are way more conservative building for discs.

It's not actually the same fork crown at all, the 1" version looks similar but takes standard 24mm ovalized blades (28 by 20mm)

They have dozens of great options for what blades to use, so got to use nice ones with material in the right places for discs

crowding wrote:
but their IS mount doesn't have the huge long crack-initiating tail

that's totally incidental to the real issue dude, it would canopener from braking very quickly with a short tab, instead of fatiguing from riding forces with a long one

the problem is that you shouldn't put disc tabs on blades that have the same butt/taper profile as classic lightweight Columbus SL

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

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 16:58
newellbt
(Reply to #3791)

JUGE FREDD wrote:
the problem is that you shouldn't put disc tabs on blades that have the same butt/taper profile as classic lightweight Columbus SL

Possible dumb q, but what would be the weeniest fork blades I could get away having disk tab’d for myself?

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 20:45
mdilthey
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(Reply to #3792)

ThurberMingus wrote:
https://instagram.com/p/BcVYnzhAoEi/

Here’s the post. Spoiler alert: it’s actually an advert for Paul Klampers.

My Avid BB7S brakes are holding up better than my Klampers were when I sold them. Klampers last forever... if you're in San Francisco / LA and never ride in the rain.

26/M/41t N/W

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 20:52
cousinmosquito
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(Reply to #3793)

mdilthey wrote:
ThurberMingus wrote:
https://instagram.com/p/BcVYnzhAoEi/

Here’s the post. Spoiler alert: it’s actually an advert for Paul Klampers.

My Avid BB7S brakes are holding up better than my Klampers were when I sold them. Klampers last forever... if you're in San Francisco / LA and never ride in the rain.

I saw some drivel the other day on how the Klampers were the best cable discs ever, and I know people constantly diss BB7s. I suspect there must be so many variables in setting brakes up with all the tiny differences in cables, outers, cable pull and adjustment that anyone's opinion is no better than anyone else's. I had to deliberately detune my first set of BB7s when I first got them, they were so powerful.

More wonderful than you can believe it

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 21:22
Blakey
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I think MTB BB7s aren't garbage, but the road BB7s were generally hated.

klampers, whatever, I'm not spending that much money on a cable brake.

road cable calipers: shimano CX70 (lighter than most any cable caliper), current gen Spyres with replacement pads or Hayes CX.

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 22:05
Tail Hook Lengthener
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Hayes CX, always.

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.

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:22
Blakey
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I remember being surprised how light the shimano's were (without resorting to aluminium cable bolts). quoted weight is 159g. Hayes CX quoted weights; Pro is 159g, Expert 195g, Comp 208g.

But a measured comparison puts the CX Pro at 161g, 10g over the CX77 (which puts the CX77 at 151 presumably with pads and without bolts):
http://www.bikeradar.com/road/gear/category/components/brake-calipers/product/review-hayes-cx-pro-48002/

The Expert isn't too hard to come by as a cheap take off, Pro not so much IME, YMMV. Shimano usually cheaper new too.

(edit, you ninja'd out your weight claim ;) )

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:42
cousinmosquito
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Yeah. Shimano looking very solid to me. Could only find one review on the Hayes and it wasn't good. I'm sure a lot has changed since 2014 tho.

More wonderful than you can believe it

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 00:59
chazzwazzer
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(Reply to #3798)

JUGE FREDD wrote:
chazzwazzer wrote:
Nice! Yeah I think he has a couple, but generally breaks every bike because he's a giant.

When he broke his last custom road bike the first time, I lent him my Kogswell P to tide him over during the repair

He broke my bike too, cracked the BB shell unrepairably

Hilarious, I missed that! Well, sorry about the Kogswell.

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 01:45
Face
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(Reply to #3799)

cousinmosquito wrote:
mdilthey wrote:
ThurberMingus wrote:
https://instagram.com/p/BcVYnzhAoEi/

Here’s the post. Spoiler alert: it’s actually an advert for Paul Klampers.

My Avid BB7S brakes are holding up better than my Klampers were when I sold them. Klampers last forever... if you're in San Francisco / LA and never ride in the rain.

I saw some drivel the other day on how the Klampers were the best cable discs ever, and I know people constantly diss BB7s. I suspect there must be so many variables in setting brakes up with all the tiny differences in cables, outers, cable pull and adjustment that anyone's opinion is no better than anyone else's. I had to deliberately detune my first set of BB7s when I first got them, they were so powerful.

People who buy klampers also have Paul cantis. People who buy bb7 usually have experience with hydraulic dicks.

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.

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 05:37
NOVELTYNAME
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Dudes I scored a pair of Hayes cable brakes for $20 iirc

"Folks want options!"

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:32

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