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Old 05-20-08, 11:03 PM   #1
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Funkifying my bike

Now that I got a Brooks Imperial, (thank you Andrea!) I was thinking of going all the way. Gotta do something to make it look...well. Cool. Yet functional

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Old 05-20-08, 11:06 PM   #2
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with a 12-34 on the back... the transition would be well complete...
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The frame? Make it Exogrid?
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Matching Brooks leather bartape
Brass bell mounted on stem
Make bondo lugs and paint the frame
Chromed Campy framepump
Matching leather-wrapped toeclips and straps
Randonee racks
Carbide lamp
Barend shifters and non-aero brake levers
Stainless steel bar-mounted water bottles
Matching leather and waxed canvas bags

OK, so I'm kidding on a few of those...
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Matching Brooks leather bartape
Brass bell mounted on stem
Make bondo lugs and paint the frame
Chromed Campy framepump
Matching leather-wrapped toeclips and straps
Randonee racks
Carbide lamp
Barend shifters and non-aero brake levers
Stainless steel bar-mounted water bottles
Matching leather and waxed canvas bags

OK, so I'm kidding on a few of those...

Hmmm.....
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A couple of discrete little blinkies.

Some new brooks leather handlebar tape.
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That was about the response I expected. Nice use of the emotes.
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I'm diggin' on the black leather tape but the reason I have red is to match the red nipples.
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I'm diggin' on the black leather tape but the reason I have red is to match the red nipples.
If you go with black bar tape ditch the red bottle cages! Fashion NO NO!!
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Ok, I can ditch them. But what about the nipples?? I can't get a new wheelset!!

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I was stuck between blue and red. I wanted purple actually but that would be kinda hard to find accessories. So I told the builder to make it whatever color theme he thought would be good.
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NOooo, you should have went purple. I'm going to get a custom sticker for mine and it will either say: rice, rice burner, or arroz(spanish for rice) not sure what yet.
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Whats with the 'bits' grabber?
Those leather saddles look so uncomfortable for my manly area.
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Whats with the 'bits' grabber?
It's a prototype Brooks Imperial. I'm a tester for the new design with the cutout. So far it's proven to work pretty good.

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NOooo, you should have went purple. I'm going to get a custom sticker for mine and it will either say: rice, rice burner, or arroz(spanish for rice) not sure what yet.
How about ecir?? Backwards because I know that bike must be flipped all over the place. (You can let people guess what it means!)
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