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    Top tube pad

    aWhy do single speed riders often put a ******y looking pad around the top tube?
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    no dents.

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    fashion

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    I used old black bar tape on a black frame. No dents or chipped paint and I never had to worry about a top tube pad getting stolen. edit: protects from dust accumulation
    Last edited by BuddyMike; 01-15-07 at 01:25 PM.

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    anti-sacking device/carrying cushion/roadside seat padding/2.5 foot long hotdog cozy/shiznaz sized dick cozy/etc....

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    Quote Originally Posted by BuddyMike
    I used old black bar tape on a black frame. No dents or chipped paint and I never had to worry about a top tube pad getting stolen.

    I never have to worry about mine getting stolen because it is completely gross. it turned into a top tube pad/ grease rag.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babychris
    I never have to worry about mine getting stolen because it is completely gross. it turned into a top tube pad/ grease rag.
    Your pad looks like a bloody mess. I was going to make a reference to female hygene, but I have too much class for that sort of nonsense.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shiznaz
    shiznaz sized dick cozy.
    guess who wont be making you a top tube pad

    edit, well, I ain afraid of nuthin, but no pics or fittings, just send in the measurements

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    your comments are useless without pics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shiznaz
    shiznaz sized dick cozy/etc....
    Oh, so you have the Kashimax then?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper
    Your pad looks like a bloody mess. I was going to make a reference to female hygene, but I have too much class for that sort of nonsense.

    haha, there might in fact be blood on there somewhere. who knows...

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    Quote Originally Posted by BuddyMike
    I used old black bar tape on a black frame. No dents or chipped paint and I never had to worry about a top tube pad getting stolen.
    I used tape to black out the decal on my frame, but taping up a frame to preserve the paint reminds me of those plastic sofa cushion covers.
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    I guess the bar tape keeps the dust off the top tube... One more positive thing about that to add to the list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper
    Oh, so you have the Kashimax then?
    Just when I think the interweb can't get any dumber, it goes and do something like this...

    ...and TOTALLY REDEEMS ITSELF!
    Quote Originally Posted by Shiznaz
    the bagina is the frame and the fork is the wangola. The wheels are the ass nipples.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper
    Oh, so you have the Kashimax then?
    I'll concede this round... Capital play old fiend.

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    I got mine because it's very nice for carrying purposes, and I have sensitive shoulders.

    Oh, and it looks *****in'.

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    Protection and padding for knee-in-frame stuff (well that's more fixed than SS).

    And if you don't want them to get stolen, use a hose clamp or two.

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    i can't imagine dust having time to accumulate?

    i really wish i had of bought one when i first bought my bike. now theres a strip of paint along the left side that has been scratched off by locking up to ring posts.

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    Because putting it around the downtube would just be silly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FraAngelico
    Why do single speed riders often put a pad around the to tube?
    OMG

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    Quote Originally Posted by babychris
    no dents.
    Then why not go one up and put the padding around all the frame's tubing? Or at least the triangle's tubing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wroomwroomoops
    Then why not go one up and put the padding around all the frame's tubing? Or at least the triangle's tubing?
    what? you haven't seen that guy's bike yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by babychris
    no dents.
    Also to hide the dents that are there.

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