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    There's something vaguely endearing about that...

    There's something vaguely endearing about that bike. Can't dis coordinating some Cheetah stripes.

    So now that the Fixie Foo paradigm has switched, how long before we see denizens and forum Lead-...
  2. Thread: Ask Scrod

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    The love affair is over, apparently. I remember...

    The love affair is over, apparently. I remember so much hate on Leader on these forums, and eventually they "grew" in quality. I suppose Aventon has reached that level of quality now.

    Wonder how...
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    Been a while since I've peeped here. So now...

    Been a while since I've peeped here.

    So now Leaders are terrible and Aventon's are cool?! Topsy-Turvy, yo!
    Muy Game of Throny.
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    Faster is how you pedal. I'm just speaking...

    Faster is how you pedal.

    I'm just speaking terms of upkeep, cassettes and stuff like that.
  5. Click click cl-? LOL wut. You know you can do...

    Click click cl-? LOL wut.

    You know you can do it in 3 sweeps, right? While standing? There's something to be said about sailing up, standing and shifting and keeping momentum. It's a lovely...
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    I'd recommend Tiagra, you'd be on a 10 speed...

    I'd recommend Tiagra, you'd be on a 10 speed group. Be easier to upkeep, imo.

    I have the CAAD10, amazing bikes with those SAVE dropouts and geo.
  7. That's nice. Try doing that going up Fargo street...

    That's nice. Try doing that going up Fargo street or nice long climb with varying grades.
  8. "When we were kids on cheap heavy7 bikes, we...

    "When we were kids on cheap heavy7 bikes, we probably got more enjoyment out of cycling than we ever will as adults with mega-thousand dollar technologically-festooned electronically encrusted bikes,...
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    I'm just waiting for folks to invent a solar...

    I'm just waiting for folks to invent a solar powered engine to attach to the bike and we can finally end this pedaling crap.
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    Roadies on Crabon-Fibre road-disc equipped...

    Roadies on Crabon-Fibre road-disc equipped Electronic Shifting $5k bikes can't handle the truth.
    Like Climate Change.
    "Smithers, tell that young hooligan he may purchase a budget velocipede at one...
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    I have a suspicion that 10 years from now you...

    I have a suspicion that 10 years from now you might be parroting Stucky with the simplicity and repairability of Carbon Fiber and the ease of a 10-11 speed derailleur.

    Electronic shifting sounds...
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    THis is a astoundingly dumb debate. Disc Brakes...

    THis is a astoundingly dumb debate. Disc Brakes will enter the consciousness when WalMart bikes equip them on the regular.

    I like rims. I'll stick with rim brakes until disc get cheap and I'm...
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    Wait... Good beer is bad? Well then, time to...

    Wait... Good beer is bad?
    Well then, time to get a Fixie and some tight jeans 'cuz I don't want to be right.
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    I am happy with this. Get the Rear Derailleur...

    I am happy with this. Get the Rear Derailleur and a 34 tooth cassette and I'll be in heaven climbing all day every day.
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    THIS ALL THE WAY. No mas.

    THIS ALL THE WAY. No mas.
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    Dunno about disc [personally] but that blue is...

    Dunno about disc [personally] but that blue is AMAZING!
  17. Thread: New Frame

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    Nice!

    Nice!
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    "Eh, I'll get another tire if we ride by the...

    "Eh, I'll get another tire if we ride by the shop."
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    Diminishing returns. Electric heaters and...

    Diminishing returns.
    Electric heaters and Internal Combustion are the necessities of modern life. Riding a bicycle is pleasurable challenge for some people. Yeah yeah, performance benefits la dee...
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    This is how it starts... Electronic Shifting,...

    This is how it starts... Electronic Shifting, Disc Brakes, increasing Gears... Now a motor. Why even have bikes?
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    [Shrugs] Man, what a humorless way to start the...

    [Shrugs]
    Man, what a humorless way to start the year.
    Is this where the whole Diminishing Returns comes into play? When do we go to 30 and attach a motor?
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    Doesn't mean I want Duracells or worry about...

    Doesn't mean I want Duracells or worry about radio interference when I ride a bike.

    If you want to go electric, good for you. I'm kind of happy riding my bike with caliper brakes and...
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    This forever. It's a bicycle. Something's...

    This forever. It's a bicycle. Something's should just stay a bit simple.
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    I'd like the following goals achieved. 1. Ride...

    I'd like the following goals achieved.

    1. Ride up Glendora Ridge Road straight up to the Ski Lifts.

    2. Explore more of the Santa Monica Mountains.

    3. Find a frame and Build up a new...
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