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    Risers and brakes?

    I'm getting some risers tonight and wanted to see some examples of what risers look like with brakes. A lot of my friends are telling me to stick with my drops because brakes look terrible with risers but I wanna see for myself. Just post up some pics of your bike with risers and a brake. Thanks alot! Btw even if they do look pretty bad idc because I am not riding without a break haha I'm too p****.

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    I would only be concerned about how your bike looks. Brakes are not important. You and your bike will look cool when you hit the back of a car.

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    my bike, when it had risers/brake

    doesn't look too bad imo.
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    bars designed for hybrids and mountain bikes look dumb with brakes?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dayvan cowboy View Post
    bars designed for hybrids and mountain bikes look dumb with brakes?
    Interesting. I've heard bikes with saddles look stupid too...
    Rich

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    Quote Originally Posted by j3ffr3y View Post
    my bike, when it had risers/brake

    doesn't look too bad imo.
    Thanks jeffrey. That helped a lot cus that's my bike

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    http://www.pedalroom.com/members/johnnytheboy
    ^pedalroom.

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    MINE:





    If anything brakes look best with risers IMO.

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    is that the masi sprint? how do you like that frame? I'm a bit interested in one for my hypothetical build that will probably never happen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tmh657 View Post
    I would only be concerned about how your bike looks. Brakes are not important. You and your bike will look cool when you hit the back of a car.
    I personally hate riding bikes with tires on them. Bare tubes or bust.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phrenetis View Post
    I personally hate riding bikes with tires on them. Bare tubes or bust.
    psh... tubes are for posers

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    wow you're friends....you need new ones
    Anyhoo, risers look great with brakes, and having two is even cooler looking
    Last edited by Gyeswho; 01-24-09 at 08:13 PM.

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    brakes look bad, so don't use one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dayvan cowboy View Post
    is that the masi sprint? how do you like that frame? I'm a bit interested in one for my hypothetical build that will probably never happen.
    That's a MASI Speciale Fixed, silly name but very nice bike although not worth the price tag MASI slapped on these things.

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    wow, the best threads happen past 2 in the morning!

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    Hey,

    These are two of the ways,





    Don't remind me about the color.

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    Last edited by Tomo_Ishi; 01-25-09 at 02:40 AM.

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    This was my bike's set-up a year and a half or so ago, set up for cruisin. Unfortunately its the only picture i have of my bike with risers and a brake.


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    Ever see a mountain bike?
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