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    I generally don't get out much so, it's no surprise that I'm here.
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    One of these days I may show up on your doorstep. NZ is one place I have on my bucket list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gnome View Post
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    I'm already at your doorstep, peering in through your window...

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    Just got home from my Comp 2 class. Got a Tombstone in the oven, and will be grabbing a bottle after I post this. Cheers!

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    UA - What took you so long ?

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    I was drinkin' scotch.

    I also talked to dating site girl. She seems really down. I wish I could hang out with her, but alas, no money, and she's headed skiing tomorrow.

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    It's so slow right now, I'm playing with photoshop.

    My Pista having a Take On Me moment.

    Quote Originally Posted by scrodzilla
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    That's has semi-track geometry, right? Do you know if that would work for a track that specifically requires track bikes?

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    How do they determine something being "specifically track"? Get out the protractor? Look for brake bolt holes?

    I thought most places just required the bike to be brakeless (and otherwise relatively sane).

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    The one I have is full track geometry.
    Quote Originally Posted by scrodzilla
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dannihilator View Post
    The one I have is full track geometry.
    I thought newer Pista's were semi. That's pretty cool, though. Have you ridden on a track?

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    I think my road bike has more track geometry than my fixed gear bikes...

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    I think my road bike has more track geometry than my fixed gear bikes...
    That's about right.


    Anyway, the reason I ask is that this just opened. It has an insanely steep bank angle and they require track bikes for safety reasons.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    I thought newer Pista's were semi. That's pretty cool, though. Have you ridden on a track?
    They changed the geometry for 2009. 2009's are semi track. The one I have is a 2006, which has the same geometry as the Pista Concept.

    Headtube angle on the 2006 pista is 74 degrees, headtube angle on the 2009 is 72.5 degrees.
    Quote Originally Posted by scrodzilla
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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    Have you ridden on a track?
    Yes, several times.
    Quote Originally Posted by scrodzilla
    I'm going out on the town tonight and it won't be over until I snort a line of habanero seeds off the hood of a red Fiero.
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    Nice! I'm hoping to get that chance at some point, but I'm not sure I will...

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    Nice! I'm hoping to get that chance at some point, but I'm not sure I will...
    It will give you an idea of it, but it won't have anything on the real thing.
    Quote Originally Posted by scrodzilla
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    How do you tell the perfect Dateless Losers thread? It evolves into a discussion of bike parts.

    *pours more wine*
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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    Anyway, the reason I ask is that this just opened. It has an insanely steep bank angle and they require track bikes for safety reasons.
    That's pretty cool. The track looks pretty narrow, though. I thought they were usually a lot wider than that.

    They provide Fuji Track/Track Pro bikes. I didn't think the standard Track was super-track-geometry (compared to a Nagasawa or any of the other keirin models). If you have something close, with no brakes and short arms, they might be cool with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
    How do you tell the perfect Dateless Losers thread? It evolves into a discussion of bike parts.

    *pours more wine*
    true dat. Pass us some of that wine, will ya?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
    How do you tell the perfect Dateless Losers thread? It evolves into a discussion of bike parts.

    *pours more wine*

    Or is that devolves? Ms. MillCreek is taking a nap on the couch along the other side of the room. I will wake her up in about an hour so that we can watch Battlestar Galactica.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MillCreek View Post
    Or is that devolves? Ms. MillCreek is taking a nap on the couch along the other side of the room. I will wake her up in about an hour so that we can watch Battlestar Galactica.
    Married life is supposed to be more exciting than Dateless Loser life. Can't you do better than Battlestar Galactica?
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    Quote Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
    Can't you do better than Battlestar Galactica?
    Oh, snap. Nerd fight!


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    Quote Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
    Married life is supposed to be more exciting than Dateless Loser life. Can't you do better than Battlestar Galactica?
    Yes, but we did that this morning when we woke up. And besides, the final 10 episodes of BSG are not to be taken lightly.
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