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    The straddle cable height on those cantis is...

    The straddle cable height on those cantis is ridiculous.
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    428099​ Shallow section, high spoke count...

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    Shallow section, high spoke count aluminum wheels, just to mix it up a bit.
  3. 5'7 and I ride a 56. I have longer legs, so with...

    5'7 and I ride a 56. I have longer legs, so with smaller frames my saddle to bar drop is just too much; the longer headtube on the 56 brings up the handlebars nicely. Only problem is that the top...
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    Rode from downtown Chicago to the...

    Rode from downtown Chicago to the Illinois-Wisconsin border and back. About 100 miles with the detours and wrong turns we took. 20-30 degree weather and I couldn't feel my feet half the time. About...
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    Spy Screws are great; you can get them on Amazon...

    Spy Screws are great; you can get them on Amazon for anywhere between 60-100. They cost a bit more than department store shades, but they're well wroth their price, and they have a good selection of...
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    417294 Built up from the bare frameset SRAM...

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    Built up from the bare frameset

    SRAM Rival
    H Plus Son Archetypes laced to Ultegra hubs
    Prologo contact points
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    I'm sorry I disappointed you. Here's a puppy. ...

    I'm sorry I disappointed you. Here's a puppy.

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    Ya, I'm going to cut the steerer once I get back...

    Ya, I'm going to cut the steerer once I get back from my tour, but the small stem is gonna have to stay for now because I have shorter arms. I'm still on the fence about changing the seatpost; it...
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    388488 Please excuse the steerer tube; I'm...

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    Please excuse the steerer tube; I'm going on a tour soon and want to raise the handlebars up a bit for that.
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    Sticky: Veloflex Master Clincher Road Tire at...

    Veloflex Master Clincher Road Tire at BikeTiresDirect

    Veloflex Master Tires for $35
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    Harden The Fruit Up

    Harden The Fruit Up
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    Don't have a shop build it for you, build it...

    Don't have a shop build it for you, build it yourself; you'll be glad you did.
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    Sticky: 386964 90's Specialized Allez Pro Frame SRAM...

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    90's Specialized Allez Pro Frame
    SRAM Rival Groupset
    FSA Omega bars
    H Plus Son Archetype rims to Ultegra hubs
    Thomson seatpost & stem
    Prologo saddle
    ~21 lbs
  16. Thread: Hot r Not

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    383468 Not the lightest bike out there, but...

    383468

    Not the lightest bike out there, but she rides pretty damn nicely.

    (Not the best photo either. Quickly snapped this with my phone.)
  17. Do you go to the Chicago Velo Campus?

    Do you go to the Chicago Velo Campus?
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    Seatpost shim for headset?

    Can I use this (http://www.amazon.com/Problem-Solvers-3-2mm-Shim-Seatpost/dp/B001F2Y1N4/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1385855438&sr=8-3&keywords=25.4+to+28.6) seatpost shim to fit a 1 1/8 stem on a 1 inch...
  19. Use the lake front bike path when you can. You...

    Use the lake front bike path when you can. You get around so much faster when you don't need to worry about cars and lights, plus it's quite scenic.
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    If you can, check out Chicago Velo Campus on...

    If you can, check out Chicago Velo Campus on Chicago's south side. It is a much smaller, and steeper track (166m w/ 50 degree banking) which makes for a pretty exciting ride. The prices there are...
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    For 15 bucks, you can get the Timbuk2 "Deluxe...

    For 15 bucks, you can get the Timbuk2 "Deluxe Pad" which is nicer than the standard one. It would be way cheaper than dropping 150 on a new bag.
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    I respect your confidentiality, I would just like...

    I respect your confidentiality, I would just like to see the frame first hand or see a reputable review of it before I judge the frameset.
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    Yes I did. I'm not trying to say that this is the...

    Yes I did. I'm not trying to say that this is the best frame evar, and I'm not gonna jump and buy it now; I was just making my own observation.
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    Meh, I'd still like to see it in person

    Meh, I'd still like to see it in person
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    I sent them an email. They said that the...

    I sent them an email. They said that the framesets (frame+fork+headset) are about 5 lbs. Have any of you guys actually seen or ridden them? I'm still sorta interested. From all of the pictures I've...
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