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  1. Sticky: Have: Thomson Black 26.8 zero setback Want:...

    Have: Thomson Black 26.8 zero setback
    Want: Thomson Black 26.8 with setback (or black of good quality with setback).
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    Is this fork a little janky, or is that just the...

    Is this fork a little janky, or is that just the angle?
    longer i look, less i am sure. Now i am leaning to it just looking funny. Looks like a blast.
  3. Sticky: Gots: Shimano 105 triple with bb. 175 Bontrager...

    Gots:
    Shimano 105 triple with bb. 175
    Bontrager race triple with bb. 175
    140mm black thomson elite, 26.0
    38cm Nitto 123s, with pink champ grips.

    Wants:
    29er tires
    other stuff, i guess.
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    Yes, there is a lot of excess steer tube left...

    Yes, there is a lot of excess steer tube left over, even if you want it set relatively high. Even if you biff it a bit (cut a bit on angle, restart), you will be fine. It is really fun to put it all...
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    Nor had I, though I now know where someone's...

    Nor had I, though I now know where someone's avatar came from.
    Also, she would much, much cooler if she had made that video herself. Annoying but oddly enjoyable remixed; yet, her regular ones are...
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    Teaching Assistant and PhD student. Hooray more...

    Teaching Assistant and PhD student. Hooray more school! Luckily Ive got a few more years before I have to deal with wretched economy/job prospects.

    Though, being unemployed isn't too much worse....
  7. I would agree with those saying to keep the...

    I would agree with those saying to keep the Formula/Mavic combo.
    I had the select road wheels and I was surprised how much lighter ultegra/sun rims combo was, even with 10 or 12 more spokes per....
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    This was baffling. Looks like ourys got some work...

    This was baffling. Looks like ourys got some work in previous life (maybe on mtb), but not sure how they are used here.
    Probably no fun to ride home with unwrapped bars in the rains.
    ...
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    They are pretty sweet bars (got them on my group...

    They are pretty sweet bars (got them on my group buy IRO).
    You may have to be patient now to find some for that cheep, but it is possible.
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    Only thing new is green salsa lip lock (and pink...

    Only thing new is green salsa lip lock (and pink one for blue group buy!)
    Mysteriously, the rubber under the superflash clamp was missing today. hmmm.
    ...
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    Just got a Miche, ritchey aero road rim wheel set...

    Just got a Miche, ritchey aero road rim wheel set todays (ebay, take off ftp i thinks).
    I like my Miches on the IRO, and they were cheaps. But silly to use radial front on kilo with rack. More...
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    So I was riding my san jose for a little over a...

    So I was riding my san jose for a little over a year, through snow, rain, everything. On a relatively frequent basis, I kept hearing a squeak as I was pedaling. I kept wondering, is it something...
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    Is that a bash guard on that Leader? Can't wait...

    Is that a bash guard on that Leader? Can't wait to see you clear some logs on it!
  14. Thanks a ton! I could have sworn I tried...

    Thanks a ton!
    I could have sworn I tried something like that last night, but I must not have really locked the other side down.
  15. Help removing stuck lock nut- sealed bearing change fail

    So I finally got around to replacing the sealed bearings on my bianchi wheel set.
    Tried the rubber mallet but it was a no-go. Regular hammer popped them right out.

    I was following the directions...
  16. I just started using my CETMA and i love it. ...

    I just started using my CETMA and i love it.
    Price is key for sure, but these are pretty.
    How are the legs attached to connect it to the fork/hub?
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    Two ways now: Kilo Stripper...

    Two ways now:
    Kilo Stripper http://bikesdirect.com/products/mercier/kilott_stripper.htm
    Or buying the frameset from bikeisland.com and building it up on your own.
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    Wow, she's pretty.

    Wow, she's pretty.
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    It is doable. Remember: moderation. Leave your...

    It is doable. Remember: moderation. Leave your colored chains at home.

    http://img16.imageshack.us/img16/4001/kilofullv1.jpg

    http://img248.imageshack.us/img248/8354/newbars.jpg
    ...
  20. Thread: My next bike

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    I just cannot say anything good about those bars....

    I just cannot say anything good about those bars. tackiness, or tarckiness aside, the bend is just ugly. Miche is nice though.
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    Probably doesnt want to move that Sony WEGA; ish...

    Probably doesnt want to move that Sony WEGA; ish is super heavy. Unnecessarily so.

    I can't get over how fun it is to ride the Kilo with risers and the CETMA rack. Like the first time I got out...
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    PhD school for rhetoric (ie, ass loads of...

    PhD school for rhetoric (ie, ass loads of reading). Seminars, teaching, dealing with stupid students, it wears on you.
    Not to mention moving 700 miles for whack ass liquor laws.
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    Well, if you have access to an air compressor...

    Well, if you have access to an air compressor (like a shop), having holes in the end will seat them super quick that way (just plug the other end). Here it was turning the can upside down so it came...
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    The first one, no. The second one slipped on, but...

    The first one, no. The second one slipped on, but you could feel the air pushing out a bit, so i took a tiny nail to poke a hole. But it wasnt a big deal.
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    [QUOTE=mondaycurse;9762609]I just have this other...

    [QUOTE=mondaycurse;9762609]I just have this other shot as of now. I'll take some detailed pics of the bike Wednesday (I'm starting to hate the effect college has on my freetime).

    If you think...
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