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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    completed my Giant =)

    Hi all, I know that alot of you arent interested because its not Italian, but I thought Id post it for those of you that are interested, moderators, I do understand if you feel that you have to delete the post due to it not being an Italian bike


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    I like it! I like the paint job, silver/gold/black. It's got mudguards, too!

    Interesting lacing on those rims...

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    Quote Originally Posted by East Hill
    I like it! I like the paint job, silver/gold/black. It's got mudguards, too!

    Interesting lacing on those rims...

    East Hill
    Thanks! The paint job is orig, and so are the rims....but I added the mudguards! LOL!

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    Sweet looking commuter, but I'm not quite sure why you would post it in C&V... Maybe the road forum, maybe the commuter forum... Maybe n several other forums...

    In the occasional threads that people discuss what classic and vintage means, the time frame is rarely as new as this bike... But, thanks for sharing!
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    I think it's because we are much nicer than people in the other forums ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by East Hill
    I think it's because we are much nicer than people in the other forums ...

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    I agree...most of us got the nasty out of our systems years ago

    Nice bike BTW. I would wonder about those wheels for commuting, but to each his own.

    I used an old rigid steel Giant Iguana for commuting for several years back in the early to mid 90's. Funny thing is that bike has come back home to roost. a bit worse for the wear, but I plan on cleaning it up and making it my foul weather bike...might even go internal gear hub on it and on second thought maybe a fixed gear two speed via a modified S-A AW hub (yes I have too much time to think)

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    Quote Originally Posted by wahoonc
    I would wonder about those wheels for commuting, but to each his own.
    I don't weigh that much (more than I should, but still not THAT much) and even I would think twice about those wheels .

    But they look good!

    Oh, and Aaron--you do have too much time to think .

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    Quote Originally Posted by East Hill
    I think it's because we are much nicer than people in the other forums ...

    East Hill
    Im new to this forum but can say that so far I havnt run across any rude members all have been really nice and REALLY helpfull! including the moderators!? Im kinda worried about the wheels too, Im 5"9' 220 lbs (mostly muscle....and fat) I think Ill check out the wieght limit on them before I go for a ride!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes
    Im new to this forum but can say that so far I havnt run across any rude members all have been really nice and REALLY helpfull! including the moderators!? Im kinda worried about the wheels too, Im 5"9' 220 lbs (mostly muscle....and fat) I think Ill check out the wieght limit on them before I go for a ride!
    The best moderators in Bike Forums are right here!

    All the moderators are good--but it seems as if whenever a moderator comes into this forum they just turn into the best! It's like....magic...

    I think I would check the weight limit on the wheels too. But they are nice looking!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes
    Im new to this forum but can say that so far I havnt run across any rude members all have been really nice and REALLY helpfull! including the moderators!? Im kinda worried about the wheels too, Im 5"9' 220 lbs (mostly muscle....and fat) I think Ill check out the wieght limit on them before I go for a ride!
    I ride a xero wheelset with a 24 spoke count front and rear, and at 215-220 have had xero problems in over 3000 miles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazyb
    I ride a xero wheelset with a 24 spoke count front and rear, and at 215-220 have had xero problems in over 3000 miles.
    Yup, 20 front 24 rear, Thanks for the info Im going to try her out on the next decent day that comes around !

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes
    Im kinda worried about the wheels too, Im 5"9' 220 lbs (mostly muscle....and fat) I think Ill check out the wieght limit on them before I go for a ride!
    I was going to buy one of these last year and I had the same concern. Here is an email response from XERO regarding wheel capacity:

    Hi , Charlie:

    Thanks for your email. XSR-2 is 20/24 spokes wheelset. The weight capacity for XSR-1 is below 80kg ( 176lb). The following is our spoke counts weight capacity for your future reference.

    20~24 (include 24 spokes) --- below 80kg

    24~28 (include 28 spokes) --- below 90 kg

    up to 32 spokes ( include 32 spokes ) --- No limit


    Hope these information can help you in a way. Please contact with me if you have further concern.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Darwin
    Sweet looking commuter, but I'm not quite sure why you would post it in C&V...
    Because a while ago he traded away a mystery C&V Italian framed bike to get it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbossman
    Because a while ago he traded away a mystery C&V Italian framed bike to get it.


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