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Old 12-17-10, 01:32 PM   #1
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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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Old 12-17-10, 02:00 PM   #2
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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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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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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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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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See this thread....

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...le-conversions
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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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