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  1. never rode 700c on a 27" frame so I can't speak...

    never rode 700c on a 27" frame so I can't speak for handling, just what i've heard, and since wheelbase stays the same odds are you're right on this one and it doesn't make much difference, but......
  2. just keep the 27" wheels and do a fixed gear...

    just keep the 27" wheels and do a fixed gear conversion. putting 700c wheels on a frame built for 27" makes the handling weird, drops the bb, and just looks ugly. you can pick up a 27" rim laced to a...
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    risers give an upright position and fairly stable...

    risers give an upright position and fairly stable handling as they are generally wider, this is good for mountain biking and the terrain you encounter in that discipline, but also make for a comfy...
  4. I've always had a thing for Japanese parts so...

    I've always had a thing for Japanese parts so Dura Ace 7600s or Suntour Superbes laced to Araya 16B Gold or old Araya Super Aeros with Hoshi double butted spokes and a DA cog to top it off, the Campy...
  5. suntour would fit my full japanese theme, and...

    suntour would fit my full japanese theme, and thumb shifters would nice and convenient. you know, I'll probably do that.
  6. I've got its dt shifters, and that's what I'll be...

    I've got its dt shifters, and that's what I'll be using. a brass bell though - that is a great idea. I've got a black one but a nice raw brass one would look super sharp.



    you've spent time...
  7. 371836 my super pista and my kilo tt are...

    371836

    my super pista and my kilo tt are already ~*flawless*~ but tell me what to do with my townie, I don't know where to go with this bike but I'm not happy with it how it is, all I know that...
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    wait, the absolute best bike you could do this...

    wait, the absolute best bike you could do this with isn't a ss 29er, that's the second best, the best is a fat bike. buy a fat bike, do it.
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    don't build it on a throne for one. what are...

    don't build it on a throne for one.

    what are utah winters like where you live? certainly park city winter is very different than slc winter.

    if you deal with a fair amount of snow as I would...
  10. buy a bike that actually fits and lean the bike...

    buy a bike that actually fits and lean the bike over when you're standing, problem solved. don't buy a bike that's too small so you can stand over it, would you rather be comfortable riding it (which...
  11. any old skate backpack with two straps, set the...

    any old skate backpack with two straps, set the truck above the second strap. go to your local skate shop (not zumiez) I'm sure they'll have one. zumiez will have them too but **** that
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    yes! someone photoshop that house into a church....

    yes! someone photoshop that house into a church. haha
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCp2mPGpJW0 \m/

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCp2mPGpJW0

    \m/
  14. Thread: Today I (v2):

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    hahahahaha. nah circus tricks are my life!

    hahahahaha. nah circus tricks are my life!
  15. Thread: Today I (v2):

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    Don't worry even those of us who are alright on a...

    Don't worry even those of us who are alright on a skateboard blame the shoes every time we have a bad day. Can't stomp a benihana? It's the new shoes or the wind or the sun in my eyes or this song...
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    Congratulations, that doesn't mean it's fit for...

    Congratulations, that doesn't mean it's fit for the OP. I'm 188cm and ride bikes with top tubes no longer than 575mm, my optimal size is 570mm and I have average body proportions. The 59cm paddy...
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    ^+1
  18. Kissena has a steeper seat tube and tighter...

    Kissena has a steeper seat tube and tighter wheelbase, so it's going to be twitchier and more aggressive. The Vigorelli may be incrementally stiffer because it's a compact frame, which may also make...
  19. Thread: Ride Pics

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    You desert folks blow my mind. I'd take a 30...

    You desert folks blow my mind. I'd take a 30 degree day over a 90 degree day every time. Me and my buddy Carl out on a 30 degree morning fixed gear round, 50 miles through the countryside out of...
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    358785Schwinn Super Le Tour conversion. Needs...

    358785Schwinn Super Le Tour conversion. Needs some work still but it's getting there.
  21. Some people feel better with a front brake. I...

    Some people feel better with a front brake. I ride brakeless but I don't give **** to people who do run a front brake. They're smarter than me for it. You have to run the brake pretty soft, so even...
  22. Velomine has a good chunk of wheelsets to choose...

    Velomine has a good chunk of wheelsets to choose from all sorts of hubs laced to all sorts of rims, in all sorts of price ranges and of course, pre-built.
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    27x1-3/8" Kenda knobbies on there, this thing...

    27x1-3/8" Kenda knobbies on there, this thing can't really handle the Montana winter, it wont power through a foot of fresh snow every week. I'm going to sell my car for a SS 29er.
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    +1, lol'd irl

    +1, lol'd irl
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