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    Fissato Italiano Aldone's Avatar
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    Kona Paddy Wagon

    Just found this on Mtbr forum



    http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=201361

    seems also Kona jumped on the fixed gear/single speed/messenger bandwagon

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    i kinda like the looks of that...i'll have to look into that more. looks like it'd be decent for city use, perhaps.
    have:ea50 flats, black, light, stiff.
    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
    144 bcd 46t or 47t chainring any kind or width

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    I love how it has a chainguard and it is a roadbike...****in sick.
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    When do these go on sale? I want the Unit 2-9 *and* the paddy wagon.

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    Holy seatpost.
    It would look good in an adult sized frame.

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    I'm guessin' SS 'cross...a la San Jose.
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    Quote Originally Posted by el twe
    I'm guessin' SS 'cross...a la San Jose.
    you think that things is a cross bike...look at the brakes.
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    I like it ! {'cept for the hybrid styLee chainring**
    I think I sprained my Konads just looking at that seat post, though :OUCH:

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    Was in the UK last year it looks like.....
    700x28's - 42x16

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    Quote Originally Posted by juvi-kyle
    you think that things is a cross bike...look at the brakes.
    Oops. Kidding. Juvi to the rescue! Weird set-up then...
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    I explained that he could never pay me enough cash for the amount of work I had put into that bike and the only way to compensate me for it was to ride the hell out of it.
    IRO Angus Casati Gold Line

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    Quote Originally Posted by juvi-kyle
    I love how it has a chainguard and it is a roadbike...****in sick.
    For sprocket grinds, duh.

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    (old) specs Here: http://www.konabikes.co.uk/2k6bikes/paddy_wagon_2k6.php

    Apparently it's been in the UK for at least a year. Formula hubs: good call. Bashring: Why?

    Still waiting for one of these name-brand SS/fix bikes to come stock with bullhorns... only a matter of time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sashae
    For sprocket grinds, duh.
    this whole MASH thing is gettin to be a little out of control...
    Quote Originally Posted by dutret
    trackosaurusrex.com is just about the best thing ever!

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    I think the "Bash ring" is more of a chainguide in this case...E-13's supercharger is a guide as well as guard...

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    everyone screams "RACIST!" on the pake, but nobody says **** on the "paddy wagon?" weird.
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    Quote Originally Posted by el twe
    I'm guessin' SS 'cross...a la San Jose.

    Looks the same as their Dr. Dew cyclo-cross frame to me, darn near.
    YOU SHALL KNOW OUR VELOCITY

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    Quote Originally Posted by crushkilldstroy
    everyone screams "RACIST!" on the pake, but nobody says **** on the "paddy wagon?" weird.
    Please elaborate... I had no idea that "paddy wagon" could be considered a slur.
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    a.k.a. ace acavengo's Avatar
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    Perhaps this is what they are referring to when they say Paddy Wagon is racist.

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    Paddy = Irish slur.
    If it's worth the going it's worth the ride.

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    jack of one or two trades Aeroplane's Avatar
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    Maybe it's because Irish people in America don't really feel the efects of rascism? They're white, for chrissake.
    Quote Originally Posted by Dr Irwin Goldstein
    Men should never ride bicycles. Riding should be banned and outlawed. It is
    the most irrational form of exercise I could ever bring to discussion.

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    Yeah, us white folks don't give a good gotdamn about it. Let's all go drink some Irish car bombs and ride around on our Paddy wagons! Yay!
    I didn't come here, and I ain't leaving.

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    Quote Originally Posted by acavengo
    Perhaps this is what they are referring to when they say Paddy Wagon is racist.
    Have a :


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    a.k.a. ace acavengo's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aldone
    Have a :

    I like this one better:


    Like I really needed an excuse to drink more Guinness.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aeroplane
    Maybe it's because Irish people in America don't really feel the efects of rascism? They're white, for chrissake.
    actually, the irish haven't been white for very long, much in the same way that jews and italians weren't white until, oh, the 1960's and 1970's.
    the hipster myth.

    i practice vagabondery.

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    funny, i always thought it was a paddy wagon cause a lot of cops were traditionally irish. live an learn.

    +1 on both the point that irish did suffer a lot of discrimination many years ago and that we have absolutely jack **** to complain about today.

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