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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    Headbadge question.

    OK, I changed the crappy new Schwinn badge on my Maddy for a vintage oval Schwinn headbadge, but then I found this (pic below) its a really decent metal Superman symbol! (My fav character) it will fit perfectly on my Maddy and I know it will look great and make my bike more a part of me, know what I mean? anyways I value the opinion of the FOO and would like to know what you guys think, the opinions will not effect my choice, just would like to know the opinions of a few good people that are just about the coolest people I've ever met online and in real life.

    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    If you can bend it around the headtube without ruining it, go for it.

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    You have to put it on in a phone booth, but I say go for it.
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    If you put it on upside-down...it'd be cooler.

    Even better: Backwards like bizarro Superman.
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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    If you can bend it around the headtube without ruining it, go for it.
    +1 I assume it's plated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skijor View Post
    +1 I assume it's plated.
    Ahhhh, I didn't think about that, if its plated chances are it will crack and chip if I bend it well, there goes that idea!
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    OK, I changed the crappy new Schwinn badge on my Maddy for a vintage oval Schwinn headbadge, but then I found this (pic below) its a really decent metal Superman symbol! (My fav character) it will fit perfectly on my Maddy and I know it will look great and make my bike more a part of me, know what I mean? anyways I value the opinion of the FOO and would like to know what you guys think, the opinions will not effect my choice, just would like to know the opinions of a few good people that are just about the coolest people I've ever met online and in real life.

    wedge it in your spokes
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    Depending on what kind of metal is under the (likely) plating, it might still polish up. I kind of doubt it's Superman-quality metal underneath, however.

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    Super glue it to your chest and post a pic. I dare you. And I wanna see the glue shining through.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Super glue it to your chest and post a pic. I dare you. And I wanna see the glue shining through.
    Ooooh, the evil side comes through
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Super glue it to your chest and post a pic. I dare you. And I wanna see the glue shining through.
    only if you do it too!
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    I don't have a Superman symbol. Only a Super man. So you do it. I triple dawg dare ya.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    Ahhhh, I didn't think about that, if its plated chances are it will crack and chip if I bend it well, there goes that idea!
    Ask a jeweler if it's possible to bend it without damaging it....and if he/she would do it how much. They'd have the correct equipment.

    Or how 'bout a black backing that is curved to match the headtube with a flat front mounting surface? Depends on your budget but this could work....CNC machined aluminum, anodized black...with mounting holes that match the original badge's

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wordbiker View Post
    If you put it on upside-down...it'd be cooler.

    Even better: Backwards like bizarro Superman.


    I like that idea!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    I don't have a Superman symbol. Only a Super man. So you do it. I triple dawg dare ya.

    Damn! you ghetto-fied it! This may have to be taken seriously!
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    "how 'bout a black backing that is curved to match the headtube with a flat front mounting surface?"

    Now that sounds like a great idea! Thanks!
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    "how 'bout a black backing that is curved to match the headtube with a flat front mounting surface?"

    Now that sounds like a great idea! Thanks!
    Don't be dissin' my dare. Go get that glue and that camera or I'm gonna start a thread on wussies and you're gonna be the topic.
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    I've been wanting to do this to the Star Trek science insignia...just can't find a good pin/badge/whatever. I imagine I can make one myself without too much trouble, but I'm suffering from a bad case of the "UN"

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    tie it under the back of your saddle
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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    Science Officer Nekohime, heres a link to a paper back sticker book and a few pics of mine, its a bit expensive but worth it!. (Yes, this proves once again that I am indeed, a geek, and loving it! )
    EDIT: as you can see I bought mine for $2.99, but that was many light years ago.

    http://www.amazon.com/Star-Trek-Stic...0612673&sr=1-1







    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    You could drill the superman medallion and use spacers cut at angles on the end to space it off the head tube and then screw it on.
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    He's ignoring my dare......
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    What if he mounts the badge on the head tube and then cuts the head tube off the bike, leaving a few inches of top tube and down tube attached, and stabs that into his chest?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    Science Officer Nekohime, heres a link to a paper back sticker book and a few pics of mine, its a bit expensive but worth it!. (Yes, this proves once again that I am indeed, a geek, and loving it! )
    EDIT: as you can see I bought mine for $2.99, but that was many light years ago.

    http://www.amazon.com/Star-Trek-Stic...0612673&sr=1-1
    $2.99? Wow. Cheapest they have on Amazon is a little over $13.

    The science insignia is just. so. pretty.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgoat View Post
    tie it under the back of your saddle

    That spot has been taken.




    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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