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    Between the lack of brakes and the alcohol...

    Between the lack of brakes and the alcohol dispensory unit, this bike is gonna hurt some fools.
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    It's going to be my bar/grocery...

    It's going to be my bar/grocery getter/tricks/commuter/bangaround/lockitup without worry bike, but with better fit than my current conversion. Finally I'll have a bike with mofo track ends. ;)
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    I'm lucky in that most of my friends don't smoke....

    I'm lucky in that most of my friends don't smoke. Then again, one of my closest friends and designated "party partner" does smoke and is always saying "hey, come out and have one with me", which is...
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    Perfect. I waded for a while in these 45 pages...

    Perfect. I waded for a while in these 45 pages and got lost, just needed a clarification.
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    Is there a comprehensive page with all of the...

    Is there a comprehensive page with all of the data on the bike? I've read IRO's sheet on it but I still have three questions:


    1) Are the decals going to be above the clearcoat, or below!

    2)...
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    I would just call or email IRO and let 'em know. ...

    I would just call or email IRO and let 'em know. There's plenty of time left for tweaks to orders ;)
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    Yeah, let's get this show on the road! (says...

    Yeah, let's get this show on the road!

    (says the new depositor)
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    Where are folks seeing the logo design? I can't...

    Where are folks seeing the logo design? I can't find a link to it so far.
  9. Yeah- I'm not sure why those are still included...

    Yeah- I'm not sure why those are still included in modern kits. You won't be seeing a dunlop valve these days (unless you're buying an old old bike)
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    Awesome! I just put in my deposit. I'm down for...

    Awesome! I just put in my deposit. I'm down for a flat black, 59cm, threadless beast!

    The 3 months lead time ought to allow me to get a decent build kit together by then, too.
  11. Thread: Pedal

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    Not sure I need to see a movie on messengers at...

    Not sure I need to see a movie on messengers at all.. Just an 8.5x11" sheet of paper saying, "Tats, Tracks, Flats and Blatz", with a picture of Kevin Bacon pretty much sums it up..

    (oh, and a...
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    Curved seat tubes are back, apparently! ;) Yay

    Curved seat tubes are back, apparently! ;)

    Yay
  13. On-One Midge or Mary bars would shred on that...

    On-One Midge or Mary bars would shred on that thing- that and get some 'cross levers so you can brake while riding on the tops- road levers are a big pain offroad, especially in an emergency.
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    Hmmmm... Why would you want to age tubulars? ...

    Hmmmm... Why would you want to age tubulars? Rubber gets funky over time.

    Maybe the old cat had some super fungus in his basement that added speedium to the tires.. Gotta ask H.P. Lovecraft on...
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    Mainly it's the solidity (or not) of the cog-hub...

    Mainly it's the solidity (or not) of the cog-hub interface. Crap stamped cogs have a threaded area too short to provide enough strength. Reduce the surface area where load is, and zip go the...
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    Love love love the brookses.. Somehow my B17...

    Love love love the brookses.. Somehow my B17 special green saddle (a few months of riding old) is more comfy than my year+ old black B17 standard. Both are awesome, though. They give you feedback...
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    Clips: Bien: * You can wear pretty shoes...

    Clips:

    Bien:

    * You can wear pretty shoes and not clicky-clack around

    * Track pedals with double straps are blingy

    Mal:
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    Some chains (especially "bushingless" chains)...

    Some chains (especially "bushingless" chains) have pins that are "mushroomed" or widened at the ends to help with pin retention. With these chains, it's *critical* to use the masterlink, because...
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    Sheesh, people have a pretty low tolerance to...

    Sheesh, people have a pretty low tolerance to skeez here! I'll admit SF has its seriously sketchy parts, but they're primarily sketchy if you are sketchy. Do you deal bunk drugs, owe drug dealers...
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    Plastic big wheel Awesome red tricycle...

    Plastic big wheel
    Awesome red tricycle
    Brick-heavy old blue BMX with plastic mag wheels, indestructable
    Bridgestone CB-O proto-hybrid thing, stolen from school while in class
    Haro MTB with funky...
  21. Well, internets definitely have overhead, but...

    Well, internets definitely have overhead, but they have far less than brick-and-mortar shops do. A savvy shop that expects to charge more than the big online houses these days will need specialize...
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    You can do it! If you smoke, the turr'rists win,...

    You can do it! If you smoke, the turr'rists win, SB!

    you don't want that **** on your concience, no sir..
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    Yamaguchi gets the SF treatment: ...

    Yamaguchi gets the SF treatment:

    http://djorigami.com/ljpics/yama1.jpg
    http://djorigami.com/ljpics/yama2.jpg

    ****ing love this bike- it absolutely flies. The substandard parts can't compete...
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    I got royally hassled for biking vehicularly in...

    I got royally hassled for biking vehicularly in Daly City, CA (a suburb of San Francisco). I had merged left to turn left and he pulled up next to me, demanded that I "pull over to the right" even...
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    I wonder if a really motivated thief could get...

    I wonder if a really motivated thief could get through one of those u-section signposts with tinsnips...

    Actually, a Dremel would probably the natural choice.

    Scary **** guys! This is why I...
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