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    A 29er and an old Raleigh for road/commute...

    A 29er and an old Raleigh for road/commute purposes, plus a few old frames hanging out in the garage. Just sold a fixed gear to my bro, who has much more use for it. Soon adding a motorcycle, so I...
  2. Saddest Shredder?...

    Saddest Shredder?
    http://loyalkng.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/teenage-mutant-ninja-turtle-cosplay-costume-6.jpg
  3. Why add all that weight to the frame when this is...

    Why add all that weight to the frame when this is an option?
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    I just put an X-7 short cage derailleur on mine...

    I just put an X-7 short cage derailleur on mine yesterday; I hate to say it, but I managed to run the chain through the cage wrong. I went outside the "cross beam" instead of inside... so uh, don't...
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    Sticky: I've been too busy with school/work to ride much,...

    I've been too busy with school/work to ride much, but found the time and money to put on an X-7 short cage and X-5 shifter for the 1x9 I'm running. Eventually I'll get a carbon fork... Now to ride!
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    My Peace 9r Multi is 31 lbs. wet. The scale...

    My Peace 9r Multi is 31 lbs. wet. The scale measures in half-pounds though, so I'll go ahead and say 30.6 lbs. ;)
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    In that case I'd go with one "banal" and...

    In that case I'd go with one "banal" and substitute a "hoary."
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    Pros: Poor college students can afford to ride...

    Pros: Poor college students can afford to ride decent, lightish upgradable bikes while getting down the basics.

    Cons: it hurts.
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    Sticky: http://i800.photobucket.com/albums/yy286/ricej6/gt...

    http://i800.photobucket.com/albums/yy286/ricej6/gtpeace9rmulti10610.jpg

    Long-time lurker here! Sadly I've only been able to put about 30 miles on this so far. Just swapped out the BB+cranks,...
  10. http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t134/cdavfc/cat...

    http://i159.photobucket.com/albums/t134/cdavfc/cat_bus.jpg
  11. My cat's name is Dr. Cleopatra Jessica Steinmetz....

    My cat's name is Dr. Cleopatra Jessica Steinmetz. And she's flippin' awesome!
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    http://www.woundupcomposites.com/road_fork.html

    http://www.woundupcomposites.com/road_fork.html
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    Flipped it last night actually, it's 100% better...

    Flipped it last night actually, it's 100% better in every way. I'm not one to worry too much about "coolness" (heck, I live in the sticks,) but it really does fit me better now. I'm going to fiddle...
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    FWIW, I have a Tektro RX 4.1 on my bullhorns and...

    FWIW, I have a Tektro RX 4.1 on my bullhorns and it's lovely. Like others have said, brake lever placement is pretty subjective.



    I'm thinking about going leed's route and running a TT and...
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    Gotcha. I agree about the wheelbase looking long,...

    Gotcha. I agree about the wheelbase looking long, but to my eye it looks about the same as a lot of Lagers/Clockworks. The aluminum fork wouldn't be my first choice, (I would have preferred the stock...
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    Because I'm cheap and needy:...

    Because I'm cheap and needy:
    http://www.sheldonbrown.com/harris/images/bb102.jpg
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    How do you mean? It sure isn't a track frame, but...

    How do you mean? It sure isn't a track frame, but it's equally not a conversion. It's just for commuting/pleasure/fitness, so I don't feel like I need super-tight geometry.... I am thinking about a...
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    http://photos-h.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs132...

    http://photos-h.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs132.snc1/5650_138445371054_553581054_3629703_7399563_n.jpg

    Alright, here's my first build, which I haven't really had time to ride/tweak yet:
    SE...
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    Sticky: ....awesome! Thanks for the help and input guys!...

    ....awesome! Thanks for the help and input guys! ( The front end really has been sagging a bit lately :P )
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    Sticky: That is one SICK multi-level garage!

    That is one SICK multi-level garage!
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    Sticky: Thanks! The only reasons I haven't upgraded are...

    Thanks! The only reasons I haven't upgraded are being in school and cheapness. I really DO need a new saddle... This probably shows my ignorance, but I wasn't aware of an easy way to convert threaded...
  22. I would be more upset about a dude/bike combo...

    I would be more upset about a dude/bike combo landing on my head.

    ......maybe?
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    Sticky: I, too, am new on BikeForums. However, I would...

    I, too, am new on BikeForums. However, I would like to present the antithesis to Scuderia's bikes:
    My '99 Giant hand-me-down complete with harvested parts from my bro's busted bike. Gets me through...
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    Are you familiar with BikeSnobNYC? He's a pretty...

    Are you familiar with BikeSnobNYC? He's a pretty sarcastic/satirical dude.
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    Bravo.

    Bravo.
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