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    Quote Originally Posted by cstpeter View Post
    Schwinn is definitely hot.

    My SS/fixed conversion:
    Badly wrapped bars, slack chain, bad photo. Not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ancker View Post
    The European standards is the right hand controls the front brake. Motorcycles are also this way since the the left hand is the clutch foot brake for the rear. Some people like it this way, (especially motorcyclists) or the owner might be European.
    You're confusing European with British, I think.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cstpeter View Post
    Schwinn is definitely hot.

    My SS/fixed conversion:

    Chain looks fine to me, a little slack never hurt no one. Izzat a road ring, though? A little slack + road ring might hurt a little bit.

    Bar tape gap is massive! Setup is screaming for leather bar tape.

    Get a silver headset spacer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cstpeter View Post
    Schwinn is definitely hot.

    My SS/fixed conversion:

    horrific

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    Quote Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
    You're confusing European with British, I think.
    Yeah, sorry. I knew the brits did it, thought it was a Europe thing too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dgasmd View Post
    but I can tell you that one of my bikes is far faster than the others. I would have agreed with you had it not being the case with me.
    Which one?

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    My ride of choice today:


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    not

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    Nice LeMond...Hot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RJM View Post
    Nice LeMond...Hot.
    +1 Hot LeMond
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    Recent wheelset upgrade ...

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    You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
    You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.
    You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.
    You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down.
    You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred.

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    My first post so be nice... 2012 Specialized Amira 48cm, Sram Red, Easton 90SLX.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jobuff View Post
    My first post so be nice... 2012 Specialized Amira 48cm, Sram Red, Easton 90SLX.
    I like this quite a bit...HOT! I don't know if it's the photo angle but it seems like the bar could be rotated down a bit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WHOOOSSHHH... View Post
    I'm suprised the MOD's haven' given you UCIMBZ a little corner time for doing your best to clog up this thread with your drivel.....now it had been me doing this crap, it would have been off to the pokey for the 3rd time. Now both of you go haunt another thread. This ain't the JS vs BZ laugh hour...two freds
    Imagine if I had to start a new thread for every single bike that I have with pictures and all in outskairts of Sandiego. Might as well start three different threads for each as if they were all Rossettis. Now we are talking major clog up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jobuff View Post
    My first post so be nice... 2012 Specialized Amira 48cm, Sram Red, Easton 90SLX.
    not - wheels don't help, wrong cog, rotate the bars down, to many spacer (slam it!), loose all the stickers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RJM View Post
    I like this quite a bit...HOT! I don't know if it's the photo angle but it seems like the bar could be rotated down a bit.
    Bar needs to be rotated forward AND levers are too high on bar.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jobuff View Post
    My first post so be nice... 2012 Specialized Amira 48cm, Sram Red, Easton 90SLX.

    You are Rob's wife. Welcome to the forum. Nice bike. Would look better on the S-WORKS you've just got.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sdrider View Post
    frozen.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by SDRider View Post
    HOT !!, but flip the stem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WHOOOSSHHH... View Post
    frozen.....
    Probably fun in the twisties but probably wouldn't get too much of a workout on it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WHOOOSSHHH... View Post
    frozen.....
    Come on... that's pure sex! And kind of the reason I've been off the bicycle for the last few years. But I'm getting back into cycling after a few year hiatus. I do love my Duc though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SDRider View Post
    Needs more drop. And fenders are a not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RJM View Post
    Probably fun in the twisties but probably wouldn't get too much of a workout on it.
    It is and riding it is definitely physically demanding but in a completely different way than cycling. I've been cycling all my life, it is only in the last few years I've gotten into motorcycles. I don't think I'll ever be without either one for the remainder of my life.

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