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    I agree with this statement. I originally thought...

    I agree with this statement. I originally thought about getting a front suspension fork after a particularly grueling ride on over-inflated stock tires, but once I switched to 20X2's I changed my...
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    I have to carry mine down stairs and it's really...

    I have to carry mine down stairs and it's really not that bad - not having to maneuver big tires around corners is more important to me than carrying a few extra pounds.
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    Another Update

    I just ordered a set of Specialized 20"x2" Rhythm Lite Sport tires for my Hooligan. The Rhythm Lites have a slightly knobby, raised center ridge for pavement, but medium sized side knobbies for the...
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    I've had my Hooligan for a few months now, and I...

    I've had my Hooligan for a few months now, and I have a few more observations to make:

    1) Don't overinflate the tires. The wheel base is short, and too much air will definitely harsh your buzz....
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    Newsjeff, the seatpost does not have a quick...

    Newsjeff, the seatpost does not have a quick release. I don't know how much the Hooligan weighs (I gave my scales away because I thought I didn't need them!), but it is heavier than a folder - it's...
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    Azreal, sorry about the late response. Yes, the...

    Azreal, sorry about the late response. Yes, the bike has quick releases, but I have the standard fork version of the Hooligan, so I couldn't say what it's like to remove the wheel on the single fork...
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    I wouldn't call my saddle plush, but it is...

    I wouldn't call my saddle plush, but it is designed for a more upright riding position. I wouldn't buy a saddle optimized for the crouching position when 90% of my riding is more upright, yet it...
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    Sorry, my banana seat has never given me any...

    Sorry, my banana seat has never given me any problems, just miles and miles of comfort.
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    amen!

    amen!
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    But if the saddle is comfortable the day you buy...

    But if the saddle is comfortable the day you buy it, what are you gaining by using a saddle that is finally comfortable after a hundred miles of pain? A few grams of weight?
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    [QUOTE=CrimsonKarter21;10485468]Nope, we'v e been...

    [QUOTE=CrimsonKarter21;10485468]Nope, we'v e been waiting for your response! We actually prefer to ride on rediculously expensive, lightweight saddles with no padding because we love wasting money...
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    I agree a good fit is the most important factor...

    I agree a good fit is the most important factor when buying a seat, but the idea of "breaking in" a saddle is ridiculous to me, as is the idea of getting "used to" a saddle. Even one ride ruined...
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    Skinny saddles a pain in the *

    As someone who gave up road bikes long ago, I have a question for roadies - do those ultra-skinny saddles really make a difference? I see so many roadies in the classic, off the saddle, just-sort of...
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    Pat, you might be able to attach a child seat to...

    Pat, you might be able to attach a child seat to the back of the Hooligan - the frame is definitely sturdy enough, and the low center of gravity would make it more stable than most bikes with such a...
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    In case anyone is still following this thread, I...

    In case anyone is still following this thread, I just bought a Cannondale Hooligan 8 and took it on a 15 mile test run yesterday. The verdict?:thumb: Fast and fun is how I would describe it. Capable...
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    That's funny, because it's my fourth bike!

    That's funny, because it's my fourth bike!
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    Road Bikes and Tire Size

    I picked up a Cannondale Hooligan this weekend. If you don't know what it is, it looks like a BMX bike with a tall seatpost and eight speeds. The tires are on 20 inch rims.
    Cannondale seems to be...
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    Road Bikes and Tire Size

    I picked up a Cannondale Hooligan this weekend. If you don't know what it is, it looks like a BMX bike with a tall seatpost and eight speeds. The tires are on 20 inch rims.
    Cannondale seems to be...
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    I don't wear a helmet because I don't like the...

    I don't wear a helmet because I don't like the feel of the strap under my chin. I'm a careful rider and never go faster than I feel the conditions warrant, but I have three chips in my windshield...
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    A Different Kind of Riding

    Hi. Noob here. I just bought a Specialized Tri-Cross Single. Great bike, but factory stock not suitable for the kind of higher cadence riding I prefer, so I changed the 41 tooth to a 39 tooth gear....
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