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Old 11-21-08, 04:07 PM   #1
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The "What don't you like about my bike" thread

It's simple....post your bike, people tell you what they like and don't like. I wouldn't post if you are sensitive

I'll start it off


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gold chains are for Long Island guidos. Too many risers. Are those the stock pedals with plastic clips? Prefer silver/chrome to black (seatpost, chainring/cranks, stem).

Nice tires.
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gold chains are for Long Island guidos. Too many risers. Are those the stock pedals with plastic clips? Prefer silver/chrome to black (seatpost, chainring/cranks, stem).

Nice tires.
see thats what im talking about!!

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Old 11-21-08, 04:22 PM   #4
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i dont like: it's stock. mine is in my sig. hate all you want i love her. Toshis are in the mail.
your steerer tube needs to be cut even more than mine
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OK, fire away. (Black seatpost has been replaced, but it was the only 26.8 i had at the time!)

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i prefer black to silver components

otherwise nice bike....wheat gold looks dope
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OK, fire away. (Black seatpost has been replaced, but it was the only 26.8 i had at the time!)

The bike looks fine, but that wall behind the bike really has to go! Simply vile.
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cheers, guys.

I built the whole studio around the Forest Wall concept. It rules everything. ^_^
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aka the "what dont you like about my wallpaper" thread
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"What don't you like about my bike"

Your face.
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op has too many spacers and delorian has ugly wall paper. heres mine.
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The bike looks fine, but that wall behind the bike really has to go! Simply vile.
$hit, I thought his living room was in the woods.
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op has too many spacers and delorian has ugly wall paper. heres mine.
This bike just sliced a torso in half.
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It's simple....post your bike, people tell you what they like and don't like. I wouldn't post if you are sensitive

I'll start it off


Flame away!
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?
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op has too many spacers and delorian has ugly wall paper. heres mine.
Ditch the stickers on the rims. And the spoke card. And those bars.
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not feeling the white sidewall with the red v's
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This bike just sliced a torso in half.
I would suggest a flash feature for your camera
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op has too many spacers and delorian has ugly wall paper. heres mine.
Not a riser fan. And please tell me that's not a reflector on the seat tube.
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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?
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Hate on my conversion!

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nah, it's a cateye.
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Rims that cost more than the frame: fail
Brooks & tarck don't mix
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take a better picture
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