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Old 11-21-08, 04:42 PM   #26
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I'll bite. Sorry for crappy phone pics



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Old 11-21-08, 04:42 PM   #27
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Way too many risers, Stem is facing wrong way (or maybe you like it inclined upwards) Would have gone with Pursuits instead of Bullhorns, you have a front brake, and your saddle looks very uncomfortable. Are you trying to get some kind of individual style with this thing, or are you just going to run mostly stock?
Ignore this advice.
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Old 11-21-08, 04:42 PM   #28
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Can't put my finger on why exactly, but that bike looks very uncomfortable. Too cramped maybe.
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Old 11-21-08, 04:44 PM   #29
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Hate on my conversion!

I'm feeling that, except for gear ratio and those straps
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Old 11-21-08, 04:44 PM   #30
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I'll bite. Sorry for crappy phone pics

Carbon fork + one piece cranks = sadness
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Old 11-21-08, 04:45 PM   #31
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This picture looks odd? Are those tires 650s? It looks like the aspect ratio is off, or maybe it's an optical illusion created by that door.
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Old 11-21-08, 04:46 PM   #32
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I'll bite. Sorry for crappy phone pics

Quick release front tire has to go and the one piece crank looks goofy.
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Old 11-21-08, 04:53 PM   #33
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Quick release front tire has to go and the one piece crank looks goofy.
If he's not riding on the track, why does he need to replace his quick release axle?
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Old 11-21-08, 04:56 PM   #34
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here is one i had a few years ago.

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Old 11-21-08, 04:57 PM   #35
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Facepalm.
Blocked, countered with leg sweep
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Old 11-21-08, 04:57 PM   #36
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If he's not riding on the track, why does he need to replace his quick release axle?
This is the what don't you like thread; not the is it right or wrong thread.
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Old 11-21-08, 04:58 PM   #37
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here is one i had a few years ago.

Fix those bars (tape, angle) and add a brake and that looks like a winner.
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Old 11-21-08, 04:59 PM   #38
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here is one i had a few years ago.

wrap bars and fix the angle
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Old 11-21-08, 05:01 PM   #39
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saddle is pointing toward the sky
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Old 11-21-08, 05:02 PM   #40
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The current state of this machine_
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The current state of this machine_
wtf bars
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devil horns?
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Old 11-21-08, 05:06 PM   #44
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I have changed the bars a bit....
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is that a road frame modded with track ends?
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Old 11-21-08, 05:09 PM   #46
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I have changed the bars a bit....
Why, I kind of liked the perky little things....

What frame is that?
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Old 11-21-08, 05:09 PM   #47
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Why do people angle 21's down like that? I had a pair and couldn't imagine having them angled down like so. I could see if your frame was too small it might be more comfortable but then again whatever is comfortable.
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Old 11-21-08, 05:14 PM   #48
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This picture looks odd? Are those tires 650s? It looks like the aspect ratio is off, or maybe it's an optical illusion created by that door.[/QUOTE]

nope, they are 700 x 28


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saddle is pointing toward the sky
that has since been fixed since I took the picture, it was right after I put it on and didnt even think about it yet


anddd I got the rims for 100...so...they were not more expensive.

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the only thing i don't like is that it's not mine.

Clean, classy, awesome.
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