Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Me at my stoney balony best in a short video called: FREAK BIKES!!!

FREAK BIKES by Lieberman from vswFantastic on Vimeo.

There's something magical about that last quote of mine that's about as retarded as my stoner ass could possibly get, lol!

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Fastest wheelie machine EVER!






Thing is something' else huh? The inside the frame dual drivetrain is SLAYING ME, lol!


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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

The Brooklyn Bike Jumble is THIS SATURDAY May 9th!!

I'm broke so I doubt I'll be there :'( but check it out if you're in the area in need of some bits pieces and a few more projects, lol!




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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Every now and then..

..I come across someone who's a proper fucking pansy ass bitch. As in the case of ebay user: lesmouettes55

I'd been trying to sell a goddamn A.S.Gillott frame and stem forever now and have had no luck. Mostly because someone kept reporting my listing for having more than one name/false advertising. Which is BS cause I'm selling a rare ass frame, not a bunch of Sony flat screens etc. Anyways, the best way to get a good price for items is to sell a lot of items at the same time to make finding random and rare things a lot easier for buyers. When I relisted the frame, I made everyone aware of why the frame had been relisted:

THIS FRAME HAS BEEN RELISTED A FEW TIMES BECAUSE SOME FUCKING TWAT INSISTS ON REPORTING ME TO EBAY FOR PUTTING MORE THAN ONE NAME IN THE LISTING TITLE. Because you know, I'm trying to corner the market on Holdsworth, Hetchins and Bates by listing a very rare and random Gillott. Fucking bitches, WHO CARES?!! Everyone else does it too so seriously, leave me alone and please let someone buy this stunning example of cycling history already!!

Now, having to relist it really fucked me up because once everything else had sold, I no longer had the wide spread list of items to help advertise. The worst part is that not only did the Gillott get taken down, but a bunch of other items did as well. Even worse than that when I relisted everything, the my twatbag reported me AGAIN and not only did ebay take my items down but they fucking suspended my selling account for a few days, completely throwing my shit off completely- WTF?!!!

While I am fully aware it's technically my fault, I mean COME ON. Who the fuck has the kind of time to go around and report ebay listings that quite literally hurt no one?!! Again, I could understand if I listed like a million non cycling items with a 'Hetchins' tag but this is one fucking item for fucks sake..

Anyways, so I get an email from mr lesmouettes55 and apparently he wasn't too thrilled with my language:


"Your vulgar language detracts from the beauty of this frame. In the day when it was lovingly built such language was "censored". Why attach filth to it now? Please reconsider..."


Naturally I ignored it like the plague for fear of having my wardrobe suddenly turning all tweed. I mean- 'detracts from the beauty of this frame'- WHAT A MERCILESS FUCKING TWAT AMMIRITE??? Also, I'm pretty sure the brits who built that shit weren't ones to hold back with their feelings when it comes to frame building. That just goes to show you what an ignorant twat this dude is. If you're not cursing when you're building a frame, you're not building a frame, period. Because it is one giant pain in the fucking ass!

As if that all wasn't annoying enough, I get another email from mr lesmouettes55 in a more threatening tone:

"Remove your profanity from the item description according to Ebay policy immediately or you will be reported."

So I'm like, wow, what a fuuuuucking cunt this douchetard is! But in all fairness, I decided to change the listing to hopefully appease his fragile nature:

THIS FRAME HAS BEEN RELISTED A FEW TIMES BECAUSE SOME LITTLE GIRL INSISTS ON REPORTING ME TO EBAY FOR PUTTING MORE THAN ONE NAME IN THE LISTING TITLE. Because you know, I'm trying to corner the market on Holdsworth, Hetchins and Bates by listing a very rare and random Gillott. DEAR LITTLE GIRL- WHO CARES?!! Everyone else does it too so seriously, leave me alone and please let someone buy this stunning example of cycling history already!!

I also decided to answer his questions publicly on the listing:






Then I responded to his most recent threatening email:

Dear lesmouettes55,

97% of scientists agree that global warming is a thing. Watch Mission Blue. The future depends on people who are literate, have a grasp on scientific understanding and not blatant ignorance..

But hey, let's make the elimination of foul language a priority- awesome! lol

- thetriplec


Now, granted I'm making assumptions on the dudes beliefs but I've found that people who go to astounding lengths to eliminate profanity that also just happen to have penis, in all honestly, doesn't deserve them. Because if you're a dude and can't handle some foul language you're a righteous cunt one way or the other. Plus I LOVE trolling on people. I'm actually hoping he's mega liberal so he gets all pissy about me thinking he was an ignorant fuck, hehehe..

Anyways, I think you should all go to his ebay page and place a mega low ball offer on his Guerciotti frame to further troll on the terd, lol! I'll be sure to fuck with him some more because he kind of deserves it at this point..

Man.. Good ol' interwebz..

UPDATE!!!

 So mr lesmouettes55 wrote me back :-D Here's what he had to say:

Dear thetriplec

It's been some time since running across one of your ilk, and no Sir, I will not let you down, but rather you shall have what I suppose you look for most in life ...laughs. I gladly provide them for you here, just read on.

But first I must say you cast insult and injury you mock in a manner worthy of old fashioned toe-to-toe dealings, and so it might be, and if it could (I) might just concede to give you the thrashing you call for (translate kick your chicken-shit ass), and I am fast, strong, and large enough to most likely do it.

Here's a good laugh for you; It is because I care that I write. Chaps like you it seems have more of their fair share of gracedealt them. You receive abundant warnings. Yet you persist in a life of mockery. Well once more there is a voice, and (I) urge you to deeply consider the "concept" of outer darkness, for that is surely where you are bound. Past the point of no return, plunging through the door of perception at the edge of a waterfall -off the planet/ out of this realm- and to your summons, and judgment by the One and One only you have mocked all along. He has been longsuffering with you Sir, given you every chance to respond to His call. He has loved you. You have spurned that love in your self-inflation. You have chosen your way/ had it your way, and so it shall beforever. You've separated yourself from love, and you so shall go where there is none/ no hope of any -forever.
Laugh indeed "vile"man, "uncouth" blasphemer. Your laughing will haunt you -forever ...coward.
Or ...repent.

Doug

..aaaand my rebuttal:

Dear lesmouettes55,

Wow you're like mega impressed and simultaneously bored with your life aren't you? Must be a bummer patting yourself on the back all day with no one to witness it, lol


- thetriplec


I'M PRAYING THAT THE TROLLING NEVER ENDS MWAAHAHHAHAHAHA!!!!!!

******************

Anyways, sorry I haven't been posting much of anything at all. Been really busy trying to sort my life/career options out. My current situation is kind of sucking a huge donkey dick and since I don't have a lot of disposable cheddah to by bike shit, it's kind of on the back burner for now. Hopefully if I can get my shit straight I can get back to having fun. Worst case, I may have to sell off even more :-(



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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

SUPER SEXY Curtis Odom track hubs FOR SALE!!

Got a set of these mega gnarly Curtis Odom track hubs for sale. While they are brand new never used or mounted and include a 17T CO cog, there is a catch: The lockring threads weren't machined the right size for some reason. I have no idea why. These kinda dropped in my lap and while I'd love to build em up, I could use the money. You can have a custom machined lockring made or what I was thinking of doing was just tossing a freewheel on there and calling it a day. Things are BEAUTIFUL and normally cost $500+. I'm not really sure what to price these at so I'll say $275 for now since they're brand spankin' new!!


If you're interested holler at me: thetriplec@hotmail.com subject line: CURTIS ODOM


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Friday, February 27, 2015

Mega Cavern in Louisville aka MOTHER OF GOD

WHAT. THE. FUCK. 


How have I never heard of this place before? Fucking GNARLY!!

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

NXT LVL ZEN DAWG!

Dayum:


Eat yer hearts out fixie freestyle kings!


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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

TON of DA10 on ebay and MAX fork builds progress!

Selling off the last of my DA10 stuffs so be sure to get on it since there's no more left after this:






 Along with some other non DA10 stuffs:



Aside from that I should have the MAX style forks done real soon. Here's some progress shots:




I'm making a fork for a new frame I'm also working on. Can you guess which one?


lol



Got two done and have 4 more to gizzo. Here's a couple of semi-finished product shots from the first one I built:



I rode that fork all this past summer and it was great. Held up to my 200lb fat ass and NYC city streets like a champ. While they are similar to the Bareknukle for these have the extra nice lug detail around the drop out that matches the crown. Real classy in other words..

 Since it appears you can't really buy a Bare Knuckle fork separately, you're next best option is buy one of these off a me :-) I'll be selling them for $180 unpainted. If you want paint, you can deal with that yourself but I am looking into chroming options so I'll put that out there once I have an update. Included options are drilled or not drilled. If you want rack/fender mounts just let me know..

Be sure to holler if you're interested at thetriplec@hotmail.com

Hopefully I'll have some other stuffs done soon as well but these are it for now..


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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Surly Superfan Coupon: $150 OFF ANY NEW SURLY IN STOCK!!




From the Surly blog:

Print this mother out, fill it out and take it into your local Surly (or even QBP) dealer and redeem it for 150 bucks off any Surly bike that the dealer, or QBP has in stock. Dealers send us a copy of the filled out coupon and the receipt, along with coupon code (with dealer# and part#) and we'll take it from there. 
The coupon expires on April 1st 2015 and is only good on bikes in stock.
SORRY INTERNATIONAL FOLKS THIS IS FOR DOMESTIC COMSTOMERS ONLY.
Pretty awesome huh?!


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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Just posted a bunch of RAD SHIT on ebay along with some other tidbits..

Got the Max style fork kits in:


Gonna git awn dat shit nxt week!

Kits were on sale for $80 bucks each so I'm figuring $180 a pop built up. Gonna look into chroming prices but that'll just be an add on option. Drilled or non drilled is included. The kits are back up to $100 now so the price will go up to $200 once these are all sold..

Posted some fun stuff on ebay today:

The Zinn 24" wheel adapter fork I bought on ebay a while back:

Fucking thing is so rad! Allows you to convert any 700c bike into a funny bike type thing without changing the geometry. It's the type of thing I stumbled upon and just had to have for some reason. I didn't even use it either, lol! Just thought it was too cool to pass up..

Speaking of things I couldn't pass up, how could I say no to this BRAND NEW IN BOX circa 1981 Entex Electronic Bicycle Computer:

Man, thing is SO COOL! Hilariously awesome as it require not 1, not 2, not even 3, but SIX DOUBLE A BATTERIES, LOL!! Love it. Totally works perfectly too. Just another odd thing I came across a while back..

Then there's a bunch of other camera and photography stuffs. Def check out my ebay seller list when you get a chance. I'll be posting some more stuff next week..

Other than that I've just been working a lot the last couple of months so I haven't had much time to work on shizz in the shop. Fucking ebay auctions for all those bikes I sold recently slayed me too. Next week is looking pretty mellow so I'm looking forward to having some time to myself then..


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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Scooped up a bunch of MAX Style fork kits on sale!

Just ordered FIVE of these rad MAX style fork kits from Nova that were on sale for $80 bucks each. They come with everything you need and all fits together pretty damn well. Here's an almost finished one I made a while back:



Only took me a couple of hours to go from the box to the flux water bath which is pretty fucking awesome! Stoked to build those sexy bastards up soon :-)

Also, I hope all 3 or 4 of you shitheads who still check out my dusty old blog have a carrot waxing good time this new years eve!


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Friday, December 12, 2014

Rene Herse, Cinelli, Frejus, A.S. Gilliot ALL FOR SALE ON EBAY!!

A friend of mine is thinning down the herd in anticipation of a move so he axed me to sell off a bunch of his stuff off. Be sure to check it all out and share the auctions with friends with deep pockets who you think might be interested..


Cinelli Track frame 1 and 2:




A BUNCH of parts, some in NOS condition:



TONS more photos on my flickr and here's my ebay seller list..

I have a bunch of nieces and nephews who need their one cool as fuck uncle to hook them up with some bad ass shit for christmas since the rest of my family are too cheap or puss to do it themselves so GET YOURSELF, OR SOMEONE YOU LOVE SOMETHING EXTRA SPECIAL FOR XMAS THIS YEAR!!


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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

MASSIVE FIRE 2 BLOCKS FROM MY HOUSE!!

So I'm lounging in my bed last night when all of a sudden I hear two massive explosions and my windows vibrating. I look out the window and from behind the houses I can see that the sky is bright orange and smoke is bellowing like a mother fucker. I immediately run outside and down the street two blocks away where I see this big housing complex construction site is going up in flames:

 Here's the a few videos I shot as well:


It was pretty fucking gnarly. SUPER bummed that I broke my camera the other week and it's still at the repair shop. All I got is lame ass iPhone footage. Having said that, ABC, NBC, CBS, WPIX, NJ12 and somebody else all requested video and photos. So if you were watching the news last night you might have seen it. If not, here's some screen grabs:



 ..and my personal fav:

When I saw that I immediately belting out the screechiest falsetto:

\m/ FIRE AND AAAHHHHIIIIICCCEEE!!! \m/

I mean, as if the flames weren't amazing enough, seeing my name broadcast across all the major networks shrouded by fire WAS THE RADDEST MOTHER FUCKING THING EVER!!!


So yeah, I had a pretty great narcissisticly indulgent night, lol..

Here's the CBS and ABC's BRUTAL coverage on the story and thankfully no one was injured..

In bike related news, I started working on a new mini tall as it's about fucking time already. Main thing I needed to help kick the project off is a set of custom dropouts. I didn't have any appropriately sized scrap metal to make custom drop outs with so I went to Harbor Freight and bought this standard receiver tube for a trailer hitch:


Started with one of my typically crappy loose drawings and went for it:

1: Initial outline, 2: 1st rough cut, 3: Second piece cut out and welded to the first, 4: About 2/3rds of the milling and hand filing done..

I actually got a bunch more done yesterday, including the middle cut out section, but when I was waiting for it to cool down enough to the touch is when the building down the street exploded and ended up spending the rest night emailing back and forth with all the news channels. I'll have em finished and ready for mock up next time I'm in the shop..

More soon!

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Friday, November 14, 2014

Get a load of this overly designed piece of fucking shit!









  


More about said POS here..


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