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Old 09-30-13, 07:02 AM   #1
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Let's add up the debates.....

Steel vs. Everything Else

Tubular vs. Clincher

Friction vs. Indexed vs. STI vs. Ergo vs. SRAM

Campy vs. Everything

Columbus vs. Tange/Reynolds/TrueTemper/Excell/Ishiwata, etc.

Brooks vs. Everyone else

650B vs. 27 vs. 700

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Platform pedal vs clipless vs toeclips/straps

Speedplay versus the world of clipless pedals

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Internal gears versus derailleurs?

Centerpulls versus sidepulls?

Cantilevers versus V-brakes?

Riders versus wall hangers?

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Old 09-30-13, 07:25 AM   #12
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Old 09-30-13, 07:56 AM   #14
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Ebay sucks vs ebay helps me make $$

OA vs Vinegar vs Citric Acid vs Whatever

BBC is crazy vs Need to get over it and Ignore Them

Flippers are evil vs Flippers are evil

Hipsters suck vs I am a Hipster vs I used to be a Hipster vs Hipsters are my best customers!

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This thread can only end in an argument.
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Let's not forget SoreFeet vs. the world!
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70's vs. 80's
Italian vs. French vs. English vs. US

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Old 09-30-13, 09:19 AM   #23
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lets not forget about riding with music or no music
and riding with traffic or against it.
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Fenders vs. no fenders.
Panniers vs. back pack
You can't lock your bike anywhere, ever vs. riding around town
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