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    Just kidding

    I was bored yesterday, since I spent the day at home waiting for my girlfriend to call me to pick up her and her daughter from the hospital. Rather than waste the day, I started tinkering with the various bikes I have lying around that need some work. After greasing the headset bearings on my Windsor, I threw this flat bar on it, just for laughs. I'm not a fan of flat bars on road bikes, (I have bullhorns on order for this one) but the red and yellow Easton logo certainly goes well with the red ODI clamps and yellow paint.

    Would probably look better (cut down a bit) on someone else's bike, but not mine.
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    um.... good job?
    idk...
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    Hey, I was bored. I'm going to be Mr. Mom for a few more days, which means no riding. Right now, I'm rebuilding all the old pedals from my spare parts boxes.

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    doesn't look 1/2 bad

    black and yellow
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    I'd rather ride a greasy bowling ball than one of those things.
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    great story

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    Pedals done. Repacking all the loose bearing hubs now.

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    You should throw some powergripzzz on there also, just for laughs.

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    Maybe there is a nice streetwrapz you can put on too.

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    ^ I just looked at your info and you exactly 911 posts... holy s%#t, it's a sign man.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LoRoK View Post
    Maybe there is a nice streetwrapz you can put on too.
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    u need oury's and riser bars and cut the bars so ur thumbs touch each other and holdfast straps and street wrapz and and..
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    once you go fixed.....
    ...you generally go back in like a year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ichitz View Post
    u need oury's and riser bars and cut the bars so ur thumbs touch each other and holdfast straps and street wrapz and and..
    Or not. I ordered a Profile bullhorn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ichitz View Post
    u need oury's and riser bars and cut the bars so ur thumbs touch each other and holdfast straps and street wrapz and and..
    You must be making fun of this bike:


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    you should get yello ourys
    Last edited by Dr Fu Manchu; 11-24-09 at 12:35 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian View Post
    You must be making fun of this bike:
    no, i'm making fun of this bike:



    Quote Originally Posted by dsh View Post
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    once you go fixed.....
    ...you generally go back in like a year.
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    OK, that's just lame.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian View Post
    I'm not a fan of flat bars on road bikes, (I have bullhorns on order for this one) but the red and yellow Easton logo certainly goes well with the red ODI clamps and yellow paint. .
    Looking at the picture without actually reading your post yet, I had this exact thought!
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    I have my brakes and levers, still waiting on the bullhorns. This sucks.

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    This thread is so cool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pancake4life View Post
    This thread is so cool.
    You must be new to the site. Reeks of boredom to me.

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    you must be new to sarcasm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cc700 View Post
    you must be new to sarcasm.
    You're kidding, right? I invented sarcasm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian View Post
    You're kidding, right? I invented sarcasm.
    Please mofo, I invented sarcasm.
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    Is that sarcasm?

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    Quote Originally Posted by artesc View Post
    ^ I just looked at your info and you exactly 911 posts... holy s%#t, it's a sign man.
    what? he will win a Porsche?

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