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    *drool* I second the question regarding the...

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    I second the question regarding the "tape" around the wheels :P

    I also wonder: are the rims painted to llook like wood?

    Nitpickery: grips could match the saddle better ;)
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    I really like my 2015 Fuji Feather... but I have...

    I really like my 2015 Fuji Feather... but I have nothing to compare it to, it being my first FG (and road) bike :D
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    Hmmmm.... not sure, I kinda like it, but it also...

    Hmmmm.... not sure, I kinda like it, but it also kinda looks like a child's play set or something :P (info on the tech here: Alpha bike concept | wordlessTech)...
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    Apart from everything else, I would assume that neither wheel is powered while you are braking....
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    Google image (cause words are usually lies)...

    Google image (cause words are usually lies) confirms this is the best "fixie":
    http://sanjosebikeblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/best-fixie-winner.jpg
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    I would concur on the Leader (based on absolutely...

    I would concur on the Leader (based on absolutely no experience with them...), they are also readily available in the Netherlands.

    On the other hand, I "made" an imaginary 725 with parts from...
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    Sticky: Poll: This seems like a fun thread... I'm in! Living...

    This seems like a fun thread... I'm in!

    Living in the Netherlands, where everyone rides a bike (well, almost everyone), wearing a helmet on a (normal, commuter) bike seems simply ridiculous. You...
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    Assuming it's meant to create extra traction in...

    Assuming it's meant to create extra traction in the snow (which it won't), he's probably not going to use his front brake in the snow :P (also assuming he hasn't put the on the rear wheel as well...)
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    When I was done putting the bike together, I took...

    When I was done putting the bike together, I took it into an LBS to check if I hadn't fudged anything up. The guys summary was: it's fine, only your saddle and bars aren't straight and you switched...
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    I guess that's why my cruiser has front on the...

    I guess that's why my cruiser has front on the right as well, as the back is a coaster. Mopeds take their cue from motorbikes I think, where the clutch is on the left, front on the right and back...
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    Front/rear brake: where do they go?

    This may be a very silly question...

    Which side do you have your front/rear brake on? (or well, the lever for the brake on the handlebar... the brakes themselves are somewhat obvious :lol:)
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    Assuming it's functional, it's a matter of taste....

    Assuming it's functional, it's a matter of taste. I quite like it, actually. Except for the fork and handlebar, they seem out of place...
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    Seen the bike now... Personally, I'd go...

    Seen the bike now... Personally, I'd go all-black, possibly with a (weathered) brown saddle and bar tape. And a smaller handlebar. If you do want some chrome/silver in there, "balance" is important...
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    Can't view pedal room at work... read thread...

    Can't view pedal room at work... read thread anyway... want to see the bike now :P
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    But... how does the current wheelset feel to you?

    But... how does the current wheelset feel to you?
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    Yeah, it's fixed :P It looks well made, yes, but...

    Yeah, it's fixed :P It looks well made, yes, but there's probably a reason it hasn't caught on.... although effectively it's the same as back-pedaling I guess.
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    Don't get me wrong, if you enjoy doing it, keep...

    Don't get me wrong, if you enjoy doing it, keep it up. However, if you're still learning to track stand, with or without foot retention, the traffic light might not be the best place to practice......
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    What the....? ...

    What the....?

    http://winterchallenge.gq.de/content/uploads/sites/5/2014/05/tumblr_mz39z0fYSQ1t19os5o1_1280.jpg
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    But... why would you track-stand at a traffic...

    But... why would you track-stand at a traffic light, if not to avoid having to un-clip/strap?

    O.o
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    ;) Seriously though, I'm all for supporting...

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    Seriously though, I'm all for supporting local businesses, if they actually have an added value. Unfortunately, way too often I'm confronted with unwilling, unfriendly, uninterested and...
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    Pro's of plastidip are that it's easy to apply...

    Pro's of plastidip are that it's easy to apply and easy to remove (you can peel it off), it's a lot less permanent than paint. If matt finish is what you want then that's good, because I don't think...
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    First recreational ride with the new bike, nice...

    First recreational ride with the new bike, nice sea breeze:
    http://i1139.photobucket.com/albums/n542/bImage/B10743F7-E45F-4F25-9355-D91F6BF4D88C.jpg
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    Bianchi calls it "Celeste" (celeste blue, even),...

    Bianchi calls it "Celeste" (celeste blue, even), according to Fuji, it's "Mint", I think at least Leader call it "Seafoam Green". I dunno, I just think it's a pretty color :D

    Also, added brown...
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    White, blue, even red, would all work I think,...

    White, blue, even red, would all work I think, maybe somewhere in the future!
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