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Old 11-17-06, 03:05 PM   #15776
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DAmn it ....it's such a nice frame I'll MAKE it fit!!!!
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Old 11-17-06, 03:24 PM   #15777
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it looks like just extra spacers on a long steer tube, rivendell style.

you still have that camera?
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Hey some people are just too big for their dreams.... check the jacked up seatpost.
I like a smaller frame myself, feel like I can whip it around more. And the fact I ride bikes I find or are given and figure out a way to make it work.
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I'm the exact opposite I've always had to ride a frame slightly too big for me. I dream of one day buying a bike that was the perfect fit. Maybe the next one...
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Old 11-17-06, 06:23 PM   #15780
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why is it always the skinniest guys who are the mouthiest?

Cooked some good eats the other night for a catering. Included in the yumminess were poached apples stuffed with cured fois gras...orgasmicly good. Melted in an explosion of flavour. $50 cost for 10 though. But hey, not my party.
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Old 11-17-06, 07:06 PM   #15781
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Slightly big frames blow. Can't get the handlebars low enough, seat has no seatpost showing and you feel too stretched out.

People are paying $2800 for a ps3 email address from yahoo? Thus proving that people can't read.

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Old 11-17-06, 07:27 PM   #15782
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2800? Try $43000 CAD... insanity...
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I think it's safe to say they're not going to be paying that amount. 0 Feedback user anyways. Probably using it to raise the sellers accounts feedback under mutual agreement.
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Old 11-17-06, 10:48 PM   #15784
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why is it always the skinniest guys who are the mouthiest?
it has something to do with thier little tiny balls/
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Old 11-17-06, 11:14 PM   #15785
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man. is that picture of the colnago taken in Toronto?

The only current video game system I own is Sega Master System which I got for 30 bucks in grade 4 off my cousins.
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I'm actually interested in testing out a frame thats too small for me. Just to see how it feels and rides.
and yea, big frames blow chunks.
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Old 11-17-06, 11:26 PM   #15786
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Please tell me that's not a stem extender on the Colnago ...
You know what? I think it is! I have never noticed that before, weird. Now the frame looks totally whacked and non-fitting.

The photo is from FGG that I saved ages ago but it could be Toronto, I dunno.

I just got a great bike that is a bit too small for me but wow, it is fast! I haven't ridden a smaller frame in years and this one is a 56cm and it is made out of Columbus SLX so it is super-rigid and tight. I forgot about the agility you get with a smaller frame. I love it so far, the thing is gorgeous and I've only been out on it a few times but I've received a ton of compliments....the lugs on it are sweet and have some nice details to them. I should post a pic but it isn't fixed
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Old 11-18-06, 12:35 AM   #15787
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You know what? I think it is! I have never noticed that before, weird. Now the frame looks totally whacked and non-fitting.

The photo is from FGG that I saved ages ago but it could be Toronto, I dunno.

I just got a great bike that is a bit too small for me but wow, it is fast! I haven't ridden a smaller frame in years and this one is a 56cm and it is made out of Columbus SLX so it is super-rigid and tight. I forgot about the agility you get with a smaller frame. I love it so far, the thing is gorgeous and I've only been out on it a few times but I've received a ton of compliments....the lugs on it are sweet and have some nice details to them. I should post a pic but it isn't fixed
post a pic of it anyway...

don't get me started on the "smaller frames are more rigid and fast" debate.

as a 6+ footer with ostrich legs it's been a life long dream of mine to get a frame big enough. i've rode my share of too-small frames. IMO, they aren't faster, they just make my back ache.
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post a pic of it anyway...
I am terrible with my camera, sorry. This might be a bit old school for some of you but this bike is just how I like it, nice and simple. The bars are set up funny and I don't like where the shifters are, I think the previous owner had weird posture or something. I like the wheels on it right now (105 hubs with Wolber GTX anodized box rims) but I might swap them out for some hard anodized Ambrosias aeros that I have laced to some 105 hubs, we'll see. Razesa is a Spanish bike company that made Zues' higher end frames.








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Old 11-18-06, 10:29 AM   #15789
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Very nice ride. Do you actually like where those brake levers are set up though? looks awkward.
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Old 11-18-06, 10:58 AM   #15790
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Very nice ride. Do you actually like where those brake levers are set up though? looks awkward.
Thanks. Yeah, it is very awkward, I cannot ride on the hoods at all. I am just getting started on changing that this afternoon. You can also see from the pics that it really needs a good scrubbing too, something else I have to do today.
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Old 11-18-06, 12:38 PM   #15791
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man. is that picture of the colnago taken in Toronto?

The only current video game system I own is Sega Master System which I got for 30 bucks in grade 4 off my cousins.
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I'm actually interested in testing out a frame thats too small for me. Just to see how it feels and rides.
and yea, big frames blow chunks.

Rise from your grave!

+1 to big frames sucking. I actually have 3 too many - 56cm mediocre frames.. Anyone wanna trade?!?!!
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Old 11-18-06, 02:07 PM   #15792
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+1 to big frames sucking. I actually have 3 too many - 56cm mediocre frames.. Anyone wanna trade?!?!!
How mediocre? What size do you need?
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So, I went with 46X16 and it seems just about right. I've taken it for a couple of test rides, maybe 40-50k and it feels pretty good. Had to get out of the saddle to get up the hill on Greenwood heading North to Danforth but otherwise it seems to be a pretty good comprimise between top speed and useability.

Now I have to sort out the bars, get a new rear wheel so I can go fixed, and get used to the geometry. I discovered today that it doesn't handle (or stop!) quite as fast as my road bike... and the guy in the Saturn I bounced off of will attest to that

Thanks for the advice!
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Old 11-18-06, 08:20 PM   #15794
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driving the pinarello down Woodbine Ave today and I did a slow rolling cross on Queen Street with the intent on facing east on Queen just in time for the light change with a track stand and I fell over in front of all the cars feet still straped to the peddels laying on the road ******** nasty . I jumped up and carried my bike to the sidewalk, straightend up the handle bars and continued home
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Waaa!!!! why does stuff like this come up when I have no bread?

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Old 11-18-06, 09:31 PM   #15796
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I have the cash for that :-P ....EDIT now I don't, got a ticket( don't ask)

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Waaa!!!! why does stuff like this come up when I have no bread?

http://toronto.craigslist.org/bik/236870109.html
Is that Pini the same one from the MEC swapmeet? Nice looking bike, I will try the number tomorrow but I am sure it is gone. It would fit me perfectly!
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... and the guy in the Saturn I bounced off of will attest to that
Word to polymer body panels!!!!! wooohooo glad it was just a bounce.
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Word to polymer body panels!!!!! wooohooo glad it was just a bounce.
Unfortunately I bounced onto the ground! Woohoo to fall clothes=no road rash though
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Yay to no rash then, glad you rode away.
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