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    I'm on the couch drinking now. 43 miles. Nearly...

    I'm on the couch drinking now.
    43 miles. Nearly 3200 feet in climbing. And I decided on my full route after leaving home. So I was in a tee shirt with a messenger bag.
    Not prepared at all
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    Did a popular roadie loop this morning. For some...

    Did a popular roadie loop this morning. For some reason I thought my 52:17 gearing would be okay for climbing a mountain
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    The frames aren't awful but the customer service...

    The frames aren't awful but the customer service will keep me from purchasing another leader.

    My friend sent his back for a warranty return and ended up receiving a frame that was chipped and had...
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    Finally received all of the correct parts. Frame...

    Finally received all of the correct parts. Frame showed up missing my bottom bracket and with the wrong fork.
    Headset was a struggle but I swapped some parts and I think it turned out okay for a...
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    I've been fighting with the fsa integrated...

    I've been fighting with the fsa integrated headset on my 725.
    It feels like there is no room for adjustment. Either the headset is too tight and the steering is basically locked (can't ride hands...
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    I'm looking at that case as well. I can tolerate...

    I'm looking at that case as well. I can tolerate something that isn't waterproof, but I agree, chrome needs to make a pouch for something other than iphones.
    My main concern, that of any fakenger,...
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    I'm looking at that case as well. I can tolerate...

    I'm looking at that case as well. I can tolerate something that isn't waterproof, but I agree, chrome needs to make a pouch for something other than iphones.
    My main concern, that of any fakenger,...
  8. Not a good deal.

    Not a good deal.
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    Hunting for a cell phone pouch to throw on my...

    Hunting for a cell phone pouch to throw on my chrome bag. Anyone have recommendations for one that will fit an s5. Something durable.
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    Ahh. You would be correct. My mistake. Post...

    Ahh. You would be correct.
    My mistake. Post ride and lacking coffee, it does happen.
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    Unless you're riding balls out on that...

    Unless you're riding balls out on that singlespeed a coaster will be fine.


    /skid discussion
    He isn't even talking about a fixed gear.
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    Depending on brand of tire and chain length you...

    Depending on brand of tire and chain length you can fit a 28.
    I ride 25c most of the time on my 721
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    It's been frustrating, I can't imagine how...

    It's been frustrating, I can't imagine how difficult this process would be for someone with one bike that depended on it for work or commuting.

    I commute daily but luckily have a few backup bikes....
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    That's a valid point. Another update : The...

    That's a valid point.

    Another update :
    The tracking information I got informed me I had a package scheduled for delivery today. I emailed tim at leader 4 times to confirm that he actually...
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    Alright. 1 month later update. I wasn't going...

    Alright. 1 month later update.

    I wasn't going to spend money on an uograde so I decided I'd try another 725 frameset as replacement. After sending 3 emails I finally got a response from leader...
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    Glad to see my smart ass answer worked ^^

    Glad to see my smart ass answer worked ^^
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    Brakes are for posers who can't ride. Helmets...

    Brakes are for posers who can't ride.
    Helmets are okay if you wear a sweet cap.
    Fully kitted is stupid if you aren't fast.
    Carbon makes you look like a rich boy
    Omniums suck because they always...
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    My bad. I didn't know that was a heavily debated...

    My bad.
    I didn't know that was a heavily debated topic. I don't know many riders who are fast that aren't using clipless. Maybe it's different in other areas.
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    Had a great morning ride. Didn't kill myself...

    Had a great morning ride.

    Didn't kill myself and still averaged 18 mph over almost 36 miles. Finally finding my form for the year.
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    As already stated, the points of contact are the...

    As already stated, the points of contact are the best first upgrades.
    Figure out the ratio you want.
    Then get a decent wheelset.

    I'd personally upgrade to clipless if you get remotely serious...
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    Low gear ratio Wet asphalt Bullhorns You'll...

    Low gear ratio
    Wet asphalt
    Bullhorns

    You'll learn to skid.
    Just don't try whip skids on wet roads....unless you have a camera
  22. I've done two metric centuries while carrying a...

    I've done two metric centuries while carrying a bag.
    Provided it isn't loaded up with a ton of ****, anything under 35 miles or so isn't bad. Then it starts hurting

    I personally like the buckle...
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    This. I considered upgrading to a kagero but...

    This.
    I considered upgrading to a kagero but didn't want to spend another 400 on a leader frame.
    if you're willing to try another 725 they're supposed to have a polished aluminum out this month....
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    It took a few emails but I got in touch with...

    It took a few emails but I got in touch with leader and am happy with the customer service I've received.

    Hopefully all will be resolved shortly.
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    hopefully it works out that way for me. how long...

    hopefully it works out that way for me.
    how long did it take them to respond? I sent am email over the weekend and another today.
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