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    Velophile Epicus07's Avatar
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    Show me your MTBs with drop bars :)

    I've seen a couple that are really cool looking and I want some inspiration to make myself a cheap new touring bike.
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    If memory serves, there's already a thread dedicated to this topic.

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    I know this dominated the commuter picture sticky thread briefly, but I don't remember a dedicated thread. Besides, I never get tired of showing off pictures of my babies.

    Here's a pic mine in commuter configuration:


    And here's one of it viewed from the other side in a more off-road ready setup:



    And here's one of the same bike being used by the Spanish Inquisition....

    BTW, since you mentioned touring, notice that this bike has braze-ons for a front rack.

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    I hardly think of mine as being an inspiration...more of an abomination


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    Ye shall receive...


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    Quote Originally Posted by CptjohnC View Post
    If memory serves, there's already a thread dedicated to this topic.
    Several, in fact. Be sure to check out the ones in the touring subforum also.

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    I prefer emails to private messages - holiday76@gmail.com
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    dude, better get my pic in before 65er inundates us all!!!!


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    It's changed a bit. It has campy ergo shifters now and most of the time the wheels match. Most importantly it's sporting holiday lights for the new few weeks.
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    I like this thread. Some cool bikes here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by groovestew View Post
    I hardly think of mine as being an inspiration...more of an abomination

    I haven't gone this route yet, but think mine would look like an abomination when I got done with it. But after I get the bottom bracket serviced I should pick up some more speed which should getme thinking about the drop bar again.

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    Gimme some more
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    Well i guess i might as well get in on this



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