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    Which one and Why!?

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    ignoring all components, which of these frame/fork sets would you rather have??

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    Why??




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    need more information.

    i don't make decisions based just on looks. i'd evaluate based on price, what tubing they were made of, and what my needs were for a new frame.
    the hipster myth.

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    If it were based on looks alone Id go with the blue frame and fork, only because its lugged and the track "drops" look nice
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    I like the headtube/ toptube angle on the top one, but smaller, 650 front wheel? No.
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    I couldn't think of any other bikes that cater more to hipsterism over practicality on the face of this planet.
    Mes compaingnons cui j'amoie et cui j'aim,... Me di, chanson.

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    pursuit frames with risers; i just don't get it.

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    I'm all for track frames on the street but pursuit frames are really pushing it. I vote neither of them, even for track riding they look god awful!

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    1st > 2nd based solely on looks. The 2nd one looks squished.

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    Top one with a proper front wheel would likely be rideable, but neither of those would really be high on my list of picks

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    Quote Originally Posted by dayvan cowboy View Post
    pursuit frames with risers; i just don't get it.
    If they are production models, I agree, but I am slowly warming up to the idea of older pursuit bikes that are pretty much NEVER going to be used for their intended purpose again because they're basically obsolete being reclaimed and outfitted to make them rideable on the street, so long as they're not historically important or something ridiculously nice like a Merckx or a Rossin or something.
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    Il Pompino for fun,
    neither of those

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    Both of those bikes are pretty dumb.
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    both those bikes look cool but they seem to have more fork
    rake and shallower head tube angles than a standard track geometry.
    probably less skiddy and fun.

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    top one with a 700c in the front
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    is the second one and affinity pursuit frame?
    nevermind
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    in all fairness... one of those threads is actually about kitties.

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    Affinity one looks crap and probably is.
    Problem with the Orlowski is that it looks like a Pista without the Bianchi text on it which i find sickeningly stupid. I mean why the **** would they do that?
    Obviously its lugged and the geometry is dramatically different but still.


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    H+son in the hizzouse.

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    The headtube angle on the bottom one looks slack as hell.
    It's bad when you're 19 and people consider you an "old geezer" in the current FG community.

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    The first one is not as ugly as the second one.

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    i made the thread because i can get either one for the same price.............
    just wonder whether i should bother or not

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    I like both but I'd choose a Geekhouse instead.

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    Those are unlugged and are a grand?
    I dont know about that.

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    <no offense> if you don't know enough about 'em to choose a pursuit frame for yourself, or try to compare two with different geometries but base the decision on looks, you shouldn't be on a pursuit frame </no offense>

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    lugged, repaint

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    i dont think you can ride the orlowski with a front 700.
    looks pretty tight on the pic already

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