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Old 04-06-07, 09:13 AM   #1
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Had to do it--5,000th thread in the Racing Forum!!!

Woohoo!!!

I like to race my bike. What wheels should I buy? <---- (mandatory show of cycling relevance)
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Open pro/Dura Ace/DT Spokes/Zipp 404/PowerTap/Tubular/Clincher/Record/Mike Garcia wheels are the only way to go.
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Old 04-06-07, 09:38 AM   #3
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I've read many a post in the road forum that espouses the quality of sora and tiagra components. Check your LBS, find every bike that is equipped with said components, and then empty your wallet - you CAN'T go wrong
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Woohoo!!!

I like to race my bike. What wheels should I buy? <---- (mandatory show of cycling relevance)
Yes!

And if you don't like that answer, No!



There, that oughta do it.
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Anything with 32 or 36 spokes
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May I recommend the Hed Stalingrad? They're fast!!!!
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Open pro/Dura Ace/DT Spokes/Zipp 404/PowerTap/Tubular/Clincher/Record/Mike Garcia wheels are the only way to go.
you forgot:

internal 3 speed hub w/
electricity generator for your head light
high flanges
ceramic bearings
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rim must not be machined for brakes,
use veloplugs instead of rim tape,
tubular and clincher compatible
all stickers removed and replaced with those cool holographic stickers
velocity's eggplant color
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Record vs. Dura Ace
double vs. triple
carbon vs. hydrochloric acid
Rosie vs. The Donald
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Old 04-06-07, 10:50 AM   #12
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i must be tired. i'm trying to figure out of you're serious or not.
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So the post that consisted of a BF member saying "**** you doc" is against the rules?
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Apparently so.
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Why do you hate those that hate Botto?
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Why are you defending hypocrites?
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Why are you questioning those that defend those that hate those that are self-castigating?
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No, the one where you said **** you too was.
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Record vs. Dura Ace
double vs. triple
carbon vs. hydrochloric acid
Rosie vs. The Donald
For the record, Rosie would get dropped by The Donald, but the world would be better off if they fell into a vat of HCl.
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who's on first?
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If I was serious it would not have been done in public.
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you're well aware f the fact that i'm familiar with the drill by now.
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