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Old 01-15-09, 11:43 AM   #1
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thankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyou

It actually arrived yesterday, but I wasn't around, so they ended up taking it back to the P.O. I picked it up this morning. It felt like an empty box!



I'm going to spend the day polishing it, and then building it. Problem, though. My front end won't work. Not a huge deal, though. I'll figure something out. At least this is a start to getting back on the road. Thank you so much. Foosters are so amazing.
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It actually arrived yesterday, but I wasn't around, so they ended up taking it back to the P.O. I picked it up this morning. It felt like an empty box!



I'm going to spend the day polishing it, and then building it. Problem, though. My front end won't work. Not a huge deal, though. I'll figure something out. At least this is a start to getting back on the road. Thank you so much. Foosters are so amazing.
How so? Is there a burning sensation or something?
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I take that back. You guys are a bunch of asses.

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How so? Is there a burning sensation or something?


Usually they lock up with disuse and need a little grease to get going. It's winter.
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Usually they lock up with disuse and need a little grease to get going. It's winter.
I'm willing to offer mechanical advice, but the question was so un-focused. Seems I did get his attention though.

UA, what is the problem?
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I take that back. You guys are a bunch of asses.


I believe the term is "flock of asses". Maybe it's "gaggle of asses" if you're canadian. But only banannas and grapes come in bunches.
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I'm willing to offer mechanical advice, but the question was so un-focused. Seems I did get his attention though.

UA, what is the problem?


Stay on topic. We're talking about his neglected penis.
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Integrated, 1 1/8", threadless headset. The old, scary, falling apart bike has 1" threaded.
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Integrated, 1 1/8", threadless headset. The old, scary, falling apart bike has 1" threaded.
I recommend you locate a similarly decrepit 1" threaded headset with an appropriate stack height and threading for your fork.

Or is the thing you just received unthreaded? In any event, you're going to want an appropriate fork. No getting around that unless you're super-amazing at doing wheelies.
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sounds like you should get a nashbar fork
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I recommend you locate a similarly decrepit 1" threaded headset with an appropriate stack height and threading for your fork.

Or is the thing you just received unthreaded? In any event, you're going to want an appropriate fork. No getting around that unless you're super-amazing at doing wheelies.
I'll need threadless. I just don't have any money right now, so it'll have to wait, which is actually ok as the weather has finally gotten nasty.

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I guess that is a BIT cooler than a box of balls.....................
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you have a work stand, but lack a functioning bike? priceless.
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He is also an airplane mechanic, and I bet you $5.00 he does not even own a single plane.
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I've found that it's easier to play with your front end and drive train when your bike is in the trainer rather than the work stand.
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He is also an airplane mechanic, and I bet you $5.00 he does not even own a single plane.
if that's true, i don't think i'll ever fly without fear again.
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Nice frame. And it matches the work stand!
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No it's not!
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Nice frame ua.. What components?
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I was hoping all your stuff would fit... but in my experience.. it never does Someone on here has got to have a spare fork laying around... I already gave away the one that was on this frame,,, but I may have a headset in a drawer somewhere.. I will check when I get home today. Sorry it was dirty,,, I have been hauling it around for a couple of years. enjoy it.
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