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    Toyota Racing Dev. PWRDbyTRD's Avatar
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    I got my IRC Metros today. I ordered them monday morning and they arrived @ 2pm today on 2 day shipping. Not a bad deal for 24 dollars total.

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    Aw what a cute bike, with the tires and the tan sidewall.

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    I think it looks good...then again maybe I'm crazy.
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    How does it roll on the road?

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    like buttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttter
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    Quote Originally Posted by PWRDbyTRD
    I think it looks good...then again maybe I'm crazy.
    May I respectfully confirm your suspicions without earning your ire?
    School years were the best days of my life. I used to get caned by middle aged women wearing high heels, stocking and glasses. Now I have to pay for it.

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    Heh. no harm done
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    Nice fork! What is it, that looks like a good lot of travel...I fall in love with forks very easily
    Last edited by blue_neon; 02-16-05 at 11:15 PM.

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    Zocchi EXR Pro 100 or 105mm
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    Sounds good, is it adjustable? What riding are you doing with that....

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    Quote Originally Posted by blue_neon
    Sounds good, is it adjustable? What riding are you doing with that....
    mostly commuting a bit of curb hopping. I have installed the extra stiff springs...being a big guy it helps prevent bob while pedalling. I dont' do much trail oriented riding...greenways are about as trailish as I get
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    Adjust the preload all the way to the top to prevent bob. Or upgrade to a fork with a lockout.

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    dude...the preload was all the way...and just on the bike I lost 60mm of travel I HAD to get the stiff springs. Note how much room is left on the fork.
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    Well it looks way more then a 100mm, I thought about 130 maybe....

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