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    CaroDe my spies tell me you ordered a Wabi. What...

    CaroDe my spies tell me you ordered a Wabi. What model and size?
  2. I like mine:thumb:

    I like mine:thumb:
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    In Texas we just hang bike thieves like we use to...

    In Texas we just hang bike thieves like we use to do horse thieves. If they are Isis nuts we shoot them. Ask the Garland cop!
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    Lot of good advice posted. But just ride the...

    Lot of good advice posted. But just ride the bike more. You will soon get used to not coasting. You may or may not like riding fixed gear but the "fear" will go away.
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    I have a Wabi with 650 wheels and like it a lot....

    I have a Wabi with 650 wheels and like it a lot. I'm 5'5". Besides being cheaper than the other Wabi models it has eyelets for fenders, a rear rack and will take wider tires. Oops-the 650 doesn't...
  6. Scooper I've seen your Paramount on RBR and...

    Scooper I've seen your Paramount on RBR and lusted after it! I have a mid 80s Paramount, road frame, I may rebuild one day.
  7. Scooper fest up and some biking bio.

    Scooper fest up and some biking bio.
  8. and I like "rear brakes". I'm "old" and would...

    and I like "rear brakes". I'm "old" and would like to be "older" one day.
  9. Yep.

    Yep.
  10. You live in the Land of the Fixed Gear. Find a...

    You live in the Land of the Fixed Gear. Find a used bike in your price range you like.
  11. Thanks. I also have a set of Wabi's and a set of...

    Thanks. I also have a set of Wabi's and a set of custom OPs. I bought a set of old Zipp sewups but didn't rebuild them because i realized I couldn't go fast enough to justify the cost of rebuilding...
  12. a month ago we did a hilly ride. I ended up...

    a month ago we did a hilly ride. I ended up riding with a 72 year old woman who has had double hip replacement and a fat guy and "happy" to be with them! Actually the woman is very strong for her...
  13. OP you haven't answered the budget question.

    OP you haven't answered the budget question.
  14. agree. got to get back to my core work. I was...

    agree. got to get back to my core work. I was doing great until I had cataract surgery in January and I had to be a coach potato for 5 weeks.
  15. A great idea for a thread. I'm 69 semi retired...

    A great idea for a thread. I'm 69 semi retired working 20 hrs a week. I have a Wabi Lightning scandium frame built with good track quality components. Do a lot of longer road rides through rollers....
  16. Great looking bike and love the color, but how do...

    Great looking bike and love the color, but how do you get a fixed gear/ss going fast enough for any distance to benefit from the super aero wheels? I'm jealous 'cause I can't.
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    I have a fixed Wabi Lightning. love the bike. ...

    I have a fixed Wabi Lightning. love the bike. Richard is a one man show with great customer service. I think somewhere on the site you can find head tube length. It seems to me the HTs run short....
  18. don't over torque the stem

    don't over torque the stem
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    You live in the Land of Tesch. Maybe another one...

    You live in the Land of Tesch. Maybe another one will come up. If you study the specs/geo the Tesch is closer to a track bike than a road bike with short wheelbase, short chainstays, steep seat...
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    Has your saddle been stuck up your ass lately?

    Has your saddle been stuck up your ass lately?
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    Lucky we only got 3" of rain-a mere drizzle by...

    Lucky we only got 3" of rain-a mere drizzle by Texas standards:cry:
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    yesterday evening and night we had the Mother of...

    yesterday evening and night we had the Mother of All Rain Storms. yesterday I left one window down in my car. today I get out the wet vac and try to empty the rolling swimming pool. one more plus...
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    Sorry to learn of your crash. But grab that...

    Sorry to learn of your crash. But grab that Tesch!:thumb: I raced a 101 for 10 years; they are awesome. Handling is incredibly quick but not twitchy. Never a corner I was afraid to dive into. My...
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    on some hills-a lot faster and easier to keep up...

    on some hills-a lot faster and easier to keep up with other riders on the downhill if that matters. If I ride fixed a lot when I get on a geared bike my spin in the saddle is good, but I have a dead...
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    I start Thursday evenings dog training classes....

    I start Thursday evenings dog training classes. May be I'll become more obedient.
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