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    Kilo TT Vs Hour, everything besides the fork

    i was just about to put in my order for a kilo, and a new fork on nashbar when i realized that the only reason i was buying the kilo over the hour at 50$ less was its fork, which i was replacing right away

    should i just buy the hour? does it not have better hubs?


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    I hate the hour! My roommate has one and everything on it is crap. it's a decent frame though. I would go with the Kilo. Do you not like the kilo's fork? if your replacing everything then maybe the hour but the components are garbage

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    I saw an SE draft at performance for $200.

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    after much searching, or maybe just a little searching to be honnest, everyone trashed the quality of everything but the frame of the hour... and the general consensus was to buy an iro, ha, anywhoo

    yeah i just want a carbon fork, i have nothing against the fork on the kilo, i just do alot of riding on **** roads and brick/cobblestone, just something i want

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    Man I wish my pista had the kilo's fork.

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    I know I'm not the first to say it, but the Kilo has one damned hot fork.
    Quote Originally Posted by elTwitcho View Post
    You stop and go in your bag about 40-50+ times per day riding across the city over an 8 hour period?

    Are you a drug dealer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Straws View Post
    I saw an SE draft at performance for $200.
    They had them for less than $150 in store one day. It was nuts.

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    hell, i would buy one for 150, put a new crank on it, an old fixed rear and flip it on CL.

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    Quote Originally Posted by time bandit View Post
    hell, i would buy one for 150, put a new crank on it, an old fixed rear and flip it on CL.
    You would take the effort to install a new bb, crankset, pedals, clips and straps? Even if you got $300 it doesn't sound like you'd be making anything.

    Besides you can still use a one piece crankset for FG.

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    my roommate bought one of these bikes. (i told him not to) and the 1pc crank folded in about a month of fixed riding. (se did send him another crank though.)

    oh, the crap would come from my parts bin anyway. it would be well worth it as i couldnt sell those parts for that much.
    besides, i just saw one of these go for 350 stock/used on CL. haha.

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    if someone stuck some anodized RD's on one itd sell so well

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    i was thinking of just rattlecanning an old sugino road crank to match the grips...that'll fetch the bux.

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    i own both. the hour's frame is noticeable more flexy than the kilo. which is actually something i like when i'm in the mood for a softer ride on the city roads....


    Quote Originally Posted by i86o View Post
    i was just about to put in my order for a kilo, and a new fork on nashbar when i realized that the only reason i was buying the kilo over the hour at 50$ less was its fork, which i was replacing right away

    should i just buy the hour? does it not have better hubs?


    discuss

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