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    New Brooks line-up!

    http://www.wallbike.com/brooks/06%20line/newline.html

    Leather bar tape! I'm stoked! I also like the look of the stitched B17 N, and those tire irons are pretty classy...
    Quote Originally Posted by CardiacKid View Post
    I explained that he could never pay me enough cash for the amount of work I had put into that bike and the only way to compensate me for it was to ride the hell out of it.
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    Sweet!

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    Too bad all that inventory is stuck underwater, or possibly looted by now in New Orleans.

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    Yeah, poor Wallbikes.

    The stuff isn't released yet, though,...
    Quote Originally Posted by CardiacKid View Post
    I explained that he could never pay me enough cash for the amount of work I had put into that bike and the only way to compensate me for it was to ride the hell out of it.
    IRO Angus Casati Gold Line

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    Leather bar tape, sweet !!
    This is Africa, 1943. War spits out its violence overhead and the sandy graveyard swallows it up. Her name is King Nine, B-25, medium bomber, Twelfth Air Force. On a hot, still morning she took off from Tunisia to bomb the southern tip of Italy. An errant piece of flak tore a hole in a wing tank and, like a wounded bird, this is where she landed, not to return on this day, or any other day.

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    The best new offering will be the Ti-framed Pro. w00t! It's about time!

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    There is no finer bicycle company on this planet . Brooks leather saddles are legendary. I thank the bike gods for every Brooks saddle that I have had the privelege of breaking in.

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    I'm eyeing that leather bar tape for my new bike-looks nice

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    I carry a plastic baggie under my Brooks saddles as cheap, easily replaced rain covers; what does one do about covering leather bar tape in heavy rain? I guess there's less to worry about bat tape in the way of stretching or sagging.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lrzipris
    ...what does one do about covering leather bar tape in heavy rain? I guess there's less to worry about bat tape in the way of stretching or sagging.
    Just try not to ride in heavy rain! That's what the Weather Channel is for.

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    I've heard it's not a huge deal...
    Quote Originally Posted by jerry lasala from fgg forums
    I have leather tape that I've carefully transferred from bike to bike since 1980. No "finger cheese." Lasts forever, no problem in the wet, despite what everyone fears.
    Quote Originally Posted by CardiacKid View Post
    I explained that he could never pay me enough cash for the amount of work I had put into that bike and the only way to compensate me for it was to ride the hell out of it.
    IRO Angus Casati Gold Line

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