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    Big Chainring!

    Found this pic at PezCyclingNews...oh my aching knees...
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    He must have been going for a land speed record!
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    severe case of chainring envy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by a77impala
    He must have been going for a land speed record!
    Actually, I am pretty sure he was.
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    blame canada
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    I think I just threw up in my mouth a little.

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    wouldnt a set of more reachy bars help alot....oh yeah and a stem

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    You know, I've never seen that picture before.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cosmo starr
    That guy has a saggy chain AND his pants are pulled up too high. Coincidence?

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    solid gold mf'er!

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    Until mountain biking came along, the bike scene was ruled by a small elite cadre of people who seemed allergic to enthusiasm.

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    THat first one has ONLY 87 teeth???? it looks WAY bigger than that

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rikardi151
    THat first one has ONLY 87 teeth???? it looks WAY bigger than that
    from the pic (and the era) I'd guess that's 87 teeth at 1 inch pitch.

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    wow, i've seen pics of that bike, and if i remember right, it reached speed of 109 mph. that or a similar bike. anyhow, i wonder how he got started...that'd be a beast to get up to speed on.

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    i think you get pulled for a bit, then you're on your own.

    (aside from the drafting, of course)
    Quote Originally Posted by Jacquie Phelan
    Until mountain biking came along, the bike scene was ruled by a small elite cadre of people who seemed allergic to enthusiasm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by r-dub
    from the pic (and the era) I'd guess that's 87 teeth at 1 inch pitch.
    Ah... good point... 174 teeth seems more reasonable.

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