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Old 07-13-11, 10:57 AM   #1
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"Anyone buying this bike for a “fixie conversion” will be shot."

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Old 07-13-11, 11:20 AM   #2
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Somebody needs to inquire about that bike and ask if the dropouts are long enough to make a good fixie conversion.
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Looks like the fork is bent.
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Saw this guy the other day. Yes, that is a coffee shop.
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Somebody needs to inquire about that bike and ask if the dropouts are long enough to make a good fixie conversion.
Done. "Can you please let me know the length of the rear dropouts? It appears they may be long enough to convert the bike to an IGH or a fixed-gear machine." I'll be curious to see the response.
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Yo d00d u think i need primer for a flat black rattlecan job...
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Just kinda wanna makes ya want to do it. Hey Drilliumdude, wanna go in 50/50 with me on a project?
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Hmm, I wonder if the grinder would damage the chrome. It would suck if it started flaking off from the cut.
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gonna drill the top tube?
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It'd look smokin' wit uh bannana seat and ape hanger bars. Ya, mun!
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I hear that the only reason someone would want a Merckx is because they read it somewhere, not because they rode one.
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I hear that the only reason someone would want a Merckx is because they read it somewhere, not because they rode one.
That's why I want one.

How else am I gonna get to try one?
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Odd. No such warning attached to that Trek...
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Really?

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That's why I want one.

How else am I gonna get to try one?
I guess you'd have to know somebody who knows somebody*.










*Aaron's Bauer doesn't count. That's one eff'd up geometry for anyone beside who it was built for.
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Great, there go my chances

talk about calling my bluff!
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Really?

In that case, does Trek make good bikes?


I have a 54 cm Merckx Faema Replica that has been on the wall too long, full panto'ed Campy SR, lots of Ti, everything is well thought out. Time to go. I am hanging on to another Merckx, not so fancy/collectable.

I am in a culling mode.
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