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    New Ride

    Looking into getting a new bike to commute to work with. I have been watching a few on Ebay. Looking for what people think about them. If they are a good deal, good components ect.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/59cm-Lemond-Zurich-Fixed-Gear-

    http://cgi.ebay.com/1967-Bottechia-Giro-d-Italia-fixed-gear-road-bike_

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Surly-Steamroller-fixed-gear-59cm_

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    dude what a rad flask holder on that steamroller!

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    Meh. You should buy the Gios road frame the Steamroller dude is selling.

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    If you want fenders and/or a rear rack make sure you have eyelets on the frame. Since I wanted fenders and a rack for my fixed commuter it narrowed down the choices a lot.
    Dealeo

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    gios doenst have anything else. So that would leave me spending more then i want to. Not really looking to fenders, ect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Astronomical
    dude what a rad flask holder on that steamroller!
    I love how you youngins are bringing back "rad"
    Quote Originally Posted by Brian
    I admire ladies that can post in SS/Fixie.

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    The Lemond makes me feel like I am falling over with that hadlebar alignment.

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    ok, I figured I should also post something possibly remotely helpful.

    that gios frame is sweet, but yeah, not what you're looking for so moving on...
    I like the "oldness" (apparently they call this "vintage"(?)) of the Bottechia, but nothing else about it making me crazy.
    Lemond is nice, but that's about all. just nice. and possibly overrated.
    conclusion: go for the steamroller. a quality unpretentious solid ride.
    Quote Originally Posted by Brian
    I admire ladies that can post in SS/Fixie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by geoGraphicFTD
    I love how you youngins are bringing back "rad"
    It's actually pretty much just me and Astro.

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    my vote is for the steamroller. good commuter platform, lots of options
    before posting, a "noob" should always ask themselves "could this have been answered by first visiting Sheldon Brown

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oh No
    It's actually pretty much just me and Astro.
    that's who I meant by "you youngins"
    Quote Originally Posted by Brian
    I admire ladies that can post in SS/Fixie.

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    I have a steamroller and it's an awesome commuter, pretty indestructable.

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