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12-11-2009

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09-25-2014 7:18 AM

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    ABOUT ME

  • My names mike Frye and I build custom frames as a hobby (true temper tubes) I used to own a LBS
  • bicycles, being a curmudgeon ,computers(old is ok if it works)
  • Full time student at Portland State University (until my lone dries up)
  • 97006
  • Beaverton
  • Or

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: shifter levers on 09-25-2014 at 11:42 AM
    It used to be that a bike mechanic could actually repair the individual components in a drive
    train. Back in the days of your Bicycle mechanics could acutely do things like build wheels and
    rebuild th...

  • Posted in thread: Water Bottles on 09-18-2014 at 02:25 AM
    I use bottles with a wide mouth and run them the dishwasher (with the heat off) before i put
    any water in them.mike the bike guy.

  • Posted in thread: Busted Spoke on 04-01-2014 at 04:26 AM
    If I were you I would just get a new rear wheel. For my touring bike I used a 36 spoke rear
    wheel and a 32 in the front. I use the bike mercilessly and have never had a problem with it. I
    did hit a ma...

  • Posted in thread: Any other Clydesdales out there? on 03-25-2014 at 07:16 PM
    Wel I just weighed in last night on a scale that is accurate. The scale in my bathroom points
    to 170 Lbs. But the digital one last night showed me at 203 and I am barely over six feet tall.
    I am final...

  • Posted in thread: What Saddle & Tube (Seatpost) are you running? on 03-18-2014 at 09:38 PM
    I think that the question was, What type of saddle and seat post? (a tube of metal.)

  • Posted in thread: What Saddle & Tube (Seatpost) are you running? on 03-15-2014 at 10:53 AM
    Cenelli unicaniton saddle and Campy Novo record post.Got hit last week and the gal that hit me
    beat up my old saddle so I got on E bay and found a replacement. Saddle cost me 120 bucks
    (sigh) :(

  • Posted in thread: guess what happend to me today? on 01-08-2014 at 01:14 AM
    I think you are right and this is it for my putting anything else on this or any other sight
    about this "happening" thanks for the heads upMike Frye AkA Frye Bikes

  • Posted in thread: guess what happend to me today? on 01-07-2014 at 09:29 PM
    Well I got hit again on the same road I got mashed on three years ago.this time I was on the
    sidewalk because I was afraid to ride on the bike lane.I have a a very bright High and low beam
    headlight(a...

  • Posted in thread: Got hit again on 01-07-2014 at 08:43 PM
    Well this time I was on the sidewalk heading to meet my dad at a church get together when a gal
    just hit me. My right quad and left elbow got the worst of it and my backs still kind of sore.
    she gave ...

  • Posted in thread: there are still some good people out there on 10-23-2013 at 02:10 AM
    I went to the store today and returned four shopping bags full of two L bottles It took way to
    long to wait for the machine so I just gave them to a guy just waiting and headed home. When I
    got home I...

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