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Old 08-18-07, 03:02 PM   #1
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I had to put PLATFORM pedals on my road bike

So that my youngest could borrow my "backup bike"



I'm a bit taller so far, so we'll need to find a shorter stem. He was complaining about his wrists hurting.
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Get your kid some SPD's before someone makes fun of him.
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I only ride platforms.....great big BMXers !


Where in PA is that cool picture taken ?

SePa somewhere ?
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I feel your pain. I put some platforms on my roadie when I lent my bike to a friend for the 5BBT.


But then I changed 'em back to clipless.
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I feel your pain. I put some platforms on my roadie when I lent my bike to a friend for the 5BBT.


But then I changed 'em back to clipless.
Sweet ride, sir.

Even with the lamer pedals.
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Old 08-18-07, 04:14 PM   #6
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I only ride platforms.....great big BMXers !


Where in PA is that cool picture taken ?

SePa somewhere ?

I'm guessing somewhere in the Yardly - Bristol area.
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Sweet ride, sir.

Even with the lamer pedals.
Too bad it doesn't fit. I'm swapping the parts over to another frame.
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Too bad it doesn't fit. I'm swapping the parts over to another frame.
What size is the frame?

I might take it off of your hands.
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Where in PA is that cool picture taken ?

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Not far. This was Hummelstown, right next to Hershey PA.
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What size is the frame?

I might take it off of your hands.
49 cm. You short?
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Not far. This was Hummelstown, right next to Hershey PA.
No waaaay !
I shoulda known !!

I love Hummelstown !!
I spent every weekend in Hershey for years !
Do they still have that cool toystore ??
I used to visit the park right before 322 and ogle bikes
there too ! The car shows in that huge field next to the
diner.....*sNiFfLe* I miss PA !

What a great area !
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Ahem... But what about the rednecks. You moved away from all the rednecks.
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spd's were more hassle than they're worth for me.

steel mtb platforms with cages ftw!
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Old 08-19-07, 07:49 AM   #14
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So that my youngest could borrow my "backup bike"

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I'm a bit taller so far, so we'll need to find a shorter stem. He was complaining about his wrists hurting.
Good luck to your child. BTW It looks like a beautiful town.
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49 cm. You short?
5'11''.

That might be a tight squeeze.
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Old 08-19-07, 02:09 PM   #16
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No waaaay !
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I love Hummelstown !!
I spent every weekend in Hershey for years !
Do they still have that cool toystore ??
I used to visit the park right before 322 and ogle bikes
there too ! The car shows in that huge field next to the
diner.....*sNiFfLe* I miss PA !

What a great area !
Move back!

There are two toy stores. One sells "upper end" toys (i.e. this is not a toys-r-us) and the other sells antique toys on consignment.

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Old 08-19-07, 02:27 PM   #17
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Platforms with powergrips are kinda sweet
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I use Performance Forte "campus pedals".....spd on one side and regular pedal on the other....really helps at stop lights.
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cages here, but then i am off my bike every five minutes running around some days when i am down town doing photo shots and what not
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There are two toy stores. One sells "upper end" toys (i.e. this is not a toys-r-us) and the other sells antique toys on consignment.



Ugh. Good point!
Isn't that in the LD school district? At any rate, you're upwind, and therefore don't get to breathe the Derry air.
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