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Old 02-03-07, 04:51 PM   #19176
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What Colin said...

Good to see you riding the other day.
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Old 02-03-07, 05:41 PM   #19177
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After riding the new Fetish beast SS MTB around town for the last few weeks, I finally started riding my Surly when the roads cleared up. Everything feels faster now. The sun shines brighter, food tastes better. It's going to be a huge disappointment the next time the snow falls.
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shhh your Fetish will hear you. There is nothing more pathetic than bike when it's sulking.
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Slowest day in BF history!
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Old 02-04-07, 10:31 AM   #19180
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everyone's frozen!
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What tires does everyone recommend ?

For 700c fixed.
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Old 02-04-07, 10:50 AM   #19182
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What tires does everyone recommend ?

For 700c fixed.
I use some Schwalbe Blizzard sport on the front. I've run it for a year and a half with no flats. On the rear, I'm running a cheepo Serfas Speed Reflection tire. A few months so far, no flats. I go through rear tires a lot, so I'm just using the low end stuff now.

In the beginning I was using Hutchinson Fusion Long Distance tires, but they were like $80 each. Beautiful, but will break the bank if you skid.
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I rode Serfas Secas. At first they were good, grippy and stuff. 15 dollars!
But then turned out to be horrible tires after a month. like cheap rubber shoes that get slippery.
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That bike is pretty un aer0
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Your mom is pretty un aer0.

Badoom-ching!

Thanks guys, I'll be here all week.
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Old 02-04-07, 03:56 PM   #19187
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Your mom is pretty un aer0.

Badoom-ching!

Thanks guys, I'll be here all week.
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Old 02-04-07, 04:18 PM   #19188
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Echo
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Met a courier named Casper today. Apparently he used to work at our other store 'bikes on wheels'. Boy is he a fast talker.

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Old 02-04-07, 05:47 PM   #19189
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I've met Casper before, he's a nice guy.

As for tires, I've had some Schwalbe Stelvios for almost a year, no flats so far with little wear, they are pretty damn grippy too, they're on my road bike though so I can't say how well they'll hold up for skidding.
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Old 02-04-07, 08:23 PM   #19190
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Daily Ogle!


From FGG today

Droool!
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Old 02-04-07, 08:44 PM   #19191
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i don't know; anyone who rides around like that with their bars two feet below the saddle is trying a bit too hard.
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Old 02-04-07, 09:03 PM   #19192
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Echo
Echo Echo

Met a courier named Casper today. Apparently he used to work at our other store 'bikes on wheels'. Boy is he a fast talker.
I talked to Kasper at Biseagal on friday. Yeah super nice guy. He gave me some stainless steel toeclips and a pair of cycling pants that he brought back from Denmark. Have any of you guys seen the website for that documentary on Toronto bike messengers that came out a few years ago? Kasper is in it. Here's a segment that he's in:

http://www.dontshootthemessengers.co...39;/skids.html

Oh, don't tell him I told you about this film
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Old 02-04-07, 09:08 PM   #19193
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i don't know; anyone who rides around like that with their bars two feet below the saddle is trying a bit too hard.
The stem is raised up quite a bit. It's not that big of a drop really. Why the negative vibes? I think it's beautiful!
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Old 02-04-07, 09:13 PM   #19194
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I talked to Kasper at Biseagal on friday. Yeah super nice guy. He gave me some stainless steel toeclips and a pair of cycling pants that he brought back from Denmark. Have any of you guys seen the website for that documentary on Toronto bike messengers that came out a few years ago? Kasper is in it. Here's a segment that he's in:

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Oh, don't tell him I told you about this film
You can be our official bike messenger liaison.
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i don't know; anyone who rides around like that with their bars two feet below the saddle is trying a bit too hard.
That's track, and it's effing beautiful. I could see why you might set it up different if you work on the bike, but I wouldn't change a thing.
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Old 02-04-07, 09:19 PM   #19196
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i don't know; anyone who rides around like that with their bars two feet below the saddle is trying a bit too hard.
No no you donít ride it, you just hang it on the wall, it dose look dam nice but i could not imagine riding it. Iím now on my second set of track drops gotta say not a big fan (for the street). i need to get me some nice flat ergo road drops & be done with it.

BTW, for those dying to know. I skated the Ottawa canal today good fun.
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No no you donít ride it, you just hang it on the wall, it dose look dam nice but i could not imagine riding it. Iím now on my second set of track drops gotta say not a big fan (for the street). i need to get me some nice flat ergo road drops & be done with it.

BTW, for those dying to know. I skated the Ottawa canal today good fun.
Oh you lucky Devil. My GF and I tried skating a couple weeks ago. Me, years since I last laced up, and her, from California. We were a pair of deuces out there. Useless!

I must say that I really enjoy my bullhorns for practical city riding. I would like some hot unwrapped gold drops for joy rides, and showing off at critical mass
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Old 02-04-07, 09:43 PM   #19198
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If that's the regular setup, the cranks on that bike tell a lot about the owner.
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Old 02-04-07, 09:47 PM   #19199
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Geez man this persons bike confiscated 'cause riding brakeless? seems kinna harsh!
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Now here's a real high seat, low bar setup

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