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Old 11-30-06, 07:05 AM   #16051
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No no, the cast was scheduled to come off this morning anyway, so that gives me the go-ahead to act like an ass again.
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Old 11-30-06, 07:16 AM   #16052
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HEy Charlie, can you post up a pic of your cyclops.

Mitch was just telling me that he remembers it being "pretty sweet".

I would like to see it.
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Old 11-30-06, 07:57 AM   #16053
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Yeah, that is one damn nice looking bike. That one last week on eBay was nice but the sloping toptube on yours just looks wicked.
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Old 11-30-06, 08:17 AM   #16054
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More importantly, MINI BIKE RACES tomorrow night! Christ, am I the only one who appreciates the comedy of grown men and women racing on what basically amounts to clown bikes? And add to that liberal amounts of alcohol ... it's a recipe for sucess AND disaster.
What time again Man..... I'm on the finish at 9 shift but it's pretty quiet at night usually maybe I can pop out and come. Yea that Cyclops is a nice lookin' ride. Shiz ... you gonna take that too the track one day and really open it up with no fear of toe or traffic?
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Old 11-30-06, 08:37 AM   #16055
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What time again Man..... I'm on the finish at 9 shift but it's pretty quiet at night usually maybe I can pop out and come. Yea that Cyclops is a nice lookin' ride. Shiz ... you gonna take that too the track one day and really open it up with no fear of toe or traffic?
I was going to take it last time I went but we only had Wes' car and it does not have a bike rack. Next time for sure. I just need to put a road stem and drops on it because I don't think they let you ride with bullhorns unless you're doing a timed event, and the track bars/stem drop WAY too much!
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Old 11-30-06, 08:48 AM   #16056
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Get you pumping your upper thighs into your chest.... that's the way to go.. You can never drop too too much. heehee
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Old 11-30-06, 08:52 AM   #16057
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hmmm... seems like I may have a superfluous almost brand new nitto jaguar alloy stem. I can't be bothered to get 25.4 road drop bars to fit in it, and I don't want to put mountain bars into it. And I only have one threaded fork bike.
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Old 11-30-06, 08:58 AM   #16058
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Just looked back to see the Small Bikes are tonight... I'm hangin' with the kids as my lovely is going to her company festive soiré.
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Old 11-30-06, 10:26 AM   #16059
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Shiz how much you want for the stem? BTW sun and surf beats toronto anyday.
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Old 11-30-06, 11:01 AM   #16060
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Old 11-30-06, 11:07 AM   #16061
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Shiz how much you want for the stem? BTW sun and surf beats toronto anyday.
Probably true.....but I did ride in shorts and a t-shirt last night. Nice.
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Old 11-30-06, 11:19 AM   #16062
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Old 11-30-06, 12:01 PM   #16063
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Hey thanks,
that is one pretty bike.

I though my wheel came close to the down tube... hitting a pothole or and sharp edge the wheel would probably come up and rub against the frame, guess that bike is strictly for the track.
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Old 11-30-06, 12:05 PM   #16064
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oh yea, cool half-link chain aswell, that thing looks strong, like the chains that pull you up on a roller coaster
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Old 11-30-06, 12:42 PM   #16065
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hitting a pothole or and sharp edge the wheel would probably come up and rub against the frame, guess that bike is strictly for the track.
It only looks that way because I'm running fatty 23c tires.
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Old 11-30-06, 01:33 PM   #16066
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oh yea? 23 ain't too fat. man just looked at it again, it's like 3mm from the tube, in the outdoor full bike pic you can harldy see the gap.

I can fit the tip of my pinky finger in between my tire and frame
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Old 11-30-06, 02:12 PM   #16067
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My secret is that its actually a touring frame I crashed badly into the side of a bus.

PS. I was at the property management expo today and I noticed there was a mapei booth so I grabbed as much free stuff as possible. Anyone want some cycling related epoxy grout samples?
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Old 11-30-06, 02:17 PM   #16068
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Shiz you gonna tell me if you want to sell that stem you have little use for? The tides changing and I've gotta surf soon
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Old 11-30-06, 02:23 PM   #16069
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I dunno... I hadn't really given it much serious thought. You really need it that soon?
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Old 11-30-06, 03:18 PM   #16070
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Nope but whenever you do give it thought keep me in mind. Enjoy the weekend all.
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Old 11-30-06, 03:27 PM   #16071
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What to do, what to do. Seems my employeers decided I was underpaid forthe past 3 months and paid me retroactively today. After paying off large debts, seems I have about $500 left to blow on bike stuff. The dilema is, do I get a nice hub and wheel build and fix the sexy beast, or buy a complete bike (or close there to). I could get a fix all done from Cyclemania for that price, or try Cavern, I think Keith has a fuji in my size for $500. I love the Wheeler, a great ride and I've put lots of work into getting it set up as a bombproof s/s, but it would also be nice to have a bike I can ride and not worry about which part needs fixing or replacing.

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From someone claiming that they saw the Galvez accident:

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I was there on Saturday night, on what should have been a fantastic weekend with family and friends. At 12.30am (Sunday morning), we left Kuipke shocked and saddened at what we had just seen happen.

I have to say that the medical teams, who actually were the red cross, seemed woefully inadequate, and it took them approximately 5 minutes to get a defibrilater to Galvez. The equipment needed was not even at the trackside. The poor man then had the indignity of being plunged off the stretcher onto the floor as they tried to run with him.

In what is a premier sporting spectacle, surely the medical situation has to be looked at in the future. Fortunately incidents like this are rare, but in cycling there is always a risk. The initial moments after a crash are critical. Unfortunately they seemed to be lost, with a lot of headless chickens running around no knowing what to do.

Our thoughts go out to the Galvez family, in what is obviously a most distressing time. I hope it is something I never have to witness again. Unless you ride and race a bike, I dont think you can comprehend the sight of a rider lying on the floor with a doctor pumping his chest and performing CPR.

RIP Isaac
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What to do, what to do. Seems my employeers decided I was underpaid forthe past 3 months and paid me retroactively today. After paying off large debts, seems I have about $500 left to blow on bike stuff. The dilema is, do I get a nice hub and wheel build and fix the sexy beast, or buy a complete bike (or close there to). I could get a fix all done from Cyclemania for that price, or try Cavern, I think Keith has a fuji in my size for $500. I love the Wheeler, a great ride and I've put lots of work into getting it set up as a bombproof s/s, but it would also be nice to have a bike I can ride and not worry about which part needs fixing or replacing.

Help.
You want fixed gear? If you want geared I'd say try out the new KHS flite 220s. IK was talking to Brent at Europe Bound and he said he was going to get in a ton of them in different sizes. I pretty much got as excited as him when he showed it to me in the catalogue and said it was only 520 bucks MSRP!

If you want fixed gear, then I'd first check at cavern to get that fuji, then I'd consider one of the khs flite 100/mercier messenger/spicer bikes. I love my flite 100, but the drivetrain and wheels that came on it were pretty junky.

PS. 500 dollars burning a hole through your pocket is not a dilemma.
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You want fixed gear? If you want geared I'd say try out the new KHS flite 220s. IK was talking to Brent at Europe Bound and he said he was going to get in a ton of them in different sizes. I pretty much got as excited as him when he showed it to me in the catalogue and said it was only 520 bucks MSRP!

If you want fixed gear, then I'd first check at cavern to get that fuji, then I'd consider one of the khs flite 100/mercier messenger/spicer bikes. I love my flite 100, but the drivetrain and wheels that came on it were pretty junky.

PS. 500 dollars burning a hole through your pocket is not a dilemma.
Dilemma was what to spend it on, not should I spend it or not. I figure that dropping $3000 on bills and tuition today was a good enough deed, and bike rewards are fully justified.
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You want fixed gear? If you want geared I'd say try out the new KHS flite 220s. IK was talking to Brent at Europe Bound and he said he was going to get in a ton of them in different sizes. I pretty much got as excited as him when he showed it to me in the catalogue and said it was only 520 bucks MSRP!

If you want fixed gear, then I'd first check at cavern to get that fuji, then I'd consider one of the khs flite 100/mercier messenger/spicer bikes. I love my flite 100, but the drivetrain and wheels that came on it were pretty junky.

PS. 500 dollars burning a hole through your pocket is not a dilemma.
AHAHAA, you know Brent eh? I worked with him for a bit. Has he told you the story about the shetland ponies and when he drove into a guy with his truck.

You gotta ask him about it.
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