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    Area 51

    i did a search but it turned up nothing. just found this area 51 frame on ebay and know absolutely zero about it. (besides what it says) just curious if anyone has info on this. http://cgi.ebay.com/Area-51-Track-Fr...QQcmdZViewItem

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    ugly welds.
    nobody buys it. best to get the tried and tested iro.
    physics hertz.

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    All I know is its supposed to be an area interested in by aliens.
    Also, adjacent an area that US used for nuclur testing in the 50's. Any connection there. But, upon returning from my "Oatbran " tour of Nevada. I passed through this area. Unique. The desert is fascinating. You will see many man made monuments to their past alien visitors.
    Want to know this area better. Seems in the fall and Spring of each year, there is an overnight organized bike tour of area 51.( The part that the public is allowed to visit.) You will camp adjacent suspected alien landing sites. Seems this tour is sponsored by "Bike the West."
    Take you lesser priced bike. Would not want to be abducted with your Colagno. They might keep it.

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    don't do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Msngr
    don't do it.
    might not be so bad if they let me take my trainer?

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    physics hertz.

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    nope already got a tried and testd iro. i was just curious as ive never heard of it.

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    there is one at the lbs, it looks like crap
    I pour pot in the birthday cake
    So what! Say what! For my own sake

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alexi
    there is one at the lbs, it looks like crap
    the bike shop that is selling is actually my LBS and the welds are kind of like whatever.
    I personally wouldn't buy it

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    those lugs on the head tube are ugly and then the toptube/seattube joint is tig, thats weird.
    "That thing is a death trap"

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    just stick with your iro and ride it to the ground.
    then go out and get yourself a nice bike cause by then you'll know exactly whatcha looking for.
    physics hertz.

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    Did not read MacG.'s denial of being drunk. Picture is of Area 51? Well, could take your frame 51 to Area 51 !

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    Yeah, the welds look pretty uncareful. The track ends/etc too are junky-looking. I'd say skip it.

    Funny how anything with track ends can fetch $200+ these days (or people think so anyway).

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    I've checked them out a jones's in long beach and they seemed pretty shoddy. As everyone else has mentioned ugly welds, drilled for a back brake but not a front and they actually felt quite heavy. cheers.

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