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Old 10-28-11, 07:35 AM   #3126
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Good example of bike porn... poor wife or girlfriend ;-)
Fiancée. She hates that I keep the bike next to the bed. Well, if we have to have a leopard blanket and sometimes pink sheets, my bike is going to stay where I want it.
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Old 10-28-11, 04:41 PM   #3127
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This picture is exactly like my friend and I. I purchased a 2010 Crosstrail (same color), and my friend liked it so much, he bought a 2011 Crosstrail (again, same color ). Great, very versatile bikes.
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Old 10-28-11, 06:04 PM   #3128
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Good example of bike porn... poor wife or girlfriend ;-)
This is what my dream is - all my 4 bikes next to my bed.
I do not have any support in the family.
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Old 10-28-11, 07:08 PM   #3129
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This picture is exactly like my friend and I. I purchased a 2010 Crosstrail (same color), and my friend liked it so much, he bought a 2011 Crosstrail (again, same color ). Great, very versatile bikes.
Exactly same story here :-)
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This is what my dream is - all my 4 bikes next to my bed.
I do not have any support in the family.
Pervert! ;-)
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Old 10-28-11, 07:46 PM   #3131
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This is what my dream is - all my 4 bikes next to my bed.
I do not have any support in the family.
You have my support. Bring them in one at a time. Maybe no one will notice...
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Old 10-28-11, 09:00 PM   #3132
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Please, too many road bikes in here. Post picks of your hybrid. Thanks
1994 Nishiki Sport XRS. Drop bars, 35 mm tires. Chew on that.

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Old 10-29-11, 03:09 AM   #3133
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^^ H'mm tasty looking hybrid but more lickable then chewable
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Old 10-29-11, 01:33 PM   #3134
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Got rid of the zipties that were securing my cyclocomputer sensor cable and replaced them with clear tape. Can't really see it in this picture, but this is how my hybrid stands as of today. I also remounted the iPhone mount in the top-tube instead of the handlebars. I think I like it better this way.



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Old 10-30-11, 08:01 AM   #3135
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Got rid of the zipties that were securing my cyclocomputer sensor cable and replaced them with clear tape. Can't really see it in this picture, but this is how my hybrid stands as of today. I also remounted the iPhone mount in the top-tube instead of the handlebars. I think I like it better this way.
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So far so good. Looking forward to seeing the jagwire shifter cables too. Keep it up Dr. House.
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Old 10-30-11, 09:39 AM   #3136
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So far so good. Looking forward to seeing the jagwire shifter cables too. Keep it up Dr. House.
Me too! I just found out that the local REI carries white jagwire cable housing for both shifter cables and brake cables, so I didn't have to order it. Ah well, I ordered it, so I will just wait for it to arrive and use it.
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Old 10-30-11, 02:43 PM   #3137
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Here's a picture that shows the lack of zipties:

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Old 10-30-11, 04:45 PM   #3138
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1994 Nishiki Sport XRS. Drop bars, 35 mm tires. Chew on that.

Tasty looking road bike...
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Old 10-30-11, 07:38 PM   #3139
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Here's a picture that shows the lack of zipties:...
Very clean job.
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Just got it... and I love it.
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Old 10-31-11, 04:50 AM   #3141
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Nice! What fenders are those?
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I don't see any fenders...
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Old 10-31-11, 08:22 AM   #3143
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I think he means the Nishiki. Maybe he clicked on "reply" not "reply with quote"
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I got my white housings. Took it to the local Performance bike shop (didn't say LBS because it's a huge nationwide chain). The mechanic helped me cut it and install it. I paid him a little under the table for his help. Looks very nice and shifts really well!





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Nicely finished. Maybe you've already fixed it, but is there a small tab on the back of your cantilever to hook your cable on(to tuck it away)?
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My Quick CX now with 29x2.0 knobbies.



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Interestingly, they seem to be better on tarmac than my previous 35mm cyclocross tires. Not sure if that's a compliment to the new tires or just an indicator how poor the previous were...
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Nicely finished. Maybe you've already fixed it, but is there a small tab on the back of your cantilever to hook your cable on(to tuck it away)?
They're v-brakes. Is the arm called a cantilever? I don't think there is anything to hook the end of the cable on. These are cheap no-name brakes (with great pads that I installed), so I don't expect them to have any bells or whistles. At one point, I had ziptied the end of the cable to the brake arm, but I didn't like how it looked. I'm fine with the pigtail of a cable on the side.
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Old 11-01-11, 10:10 PM   #3148
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Interestingly, they seem to be better on tarmac than my previous 35mm cyclocross tires. Not sure if that's a compliment to the new tires or just an indicator how poor the previous were...
Ooh! Dat headshok!
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They're v-brakes.....
Sorry, you are right. My mistake. I'll take a pic of my wife's V Brake to show what I'm on about.

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Sorry, you are right. My mistake. I'll take a pic of my wife's V Brake to show what I'm on about.
I know what you're talking about. My friend's old bike with v-brakes had that little hook. He now has discs, which have been nothing but trouble for him because his pads keep rubbing. He finally figured out how to tighten the pads to keep them from rubbing and it's been just peachy lately. But a picture in a picture thread never hurts!
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