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Old 02-07-10, 10:47 PM   #1
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Affinity Metropolitan

I would google this, but i want to hear personal opinions.
http://www.affinitycyclesstore.com/i...r=metropolitan
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Old 02-07-10, 10:54 PM   #2
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That chick is real scary and that frame is way overpriced for welded 4130.
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Old 02-07-10, 10:59 PM   #3
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the girl does ruin it. the pictures are terrible though. i cant even really see the part i want too. and these are the only pictures i can find on the whole internet. im not a huge fan of the geo either. but they just make it look so good
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the girl does ruin it. the pictures are terrible though. i cant even really see the part i want too. and these are the only pictures i can find on the whole internet. im not a huge fan of the geo either. but they just make it look so good
You're saying they make it look good with terrible pictures?
Thats weird.
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Old 02-07-10, 11:13 PM   #5
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got me there....... i think the colors are great, and i guess the components they put on it for the picture really did it for me.
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just picture the frame with your crap on there instead of full dura and then picture yourself $475 poorer.
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That chick is real scary and that frame is way overpriced for welded 4130.
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as I said in your other post
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Old 02-08-10, 12:34 AM   #8
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so its a no..
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Hand made in the US, although I don't really think it's possible for a competent manufacturer to screw up a welded frame no matter what their location.
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just picture the frame with your crap on there instead of full dura and then picture yourself $475 poorer.
Haha. I agree. All the parts on the bike are expensive, nitto stem, duraace group, etc to make their frame look better. 475 really is alot, you could get so much better.

I've always thought the lo pro was a ripoff too, its kinda like a kilo (isnt everything?) but pursuit.
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fork looks nice, but there's no way i can take affinity seriously anymore.

75 degree headtube. got it

fork rake: 45 degrees. what is that a ****ing lowrider bike fork?

i'm assuming they mean an offset of 45mm, which is a hell of a lot for 75 DEGREE HEADTUBES. the trail on that has to be garbage.
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If they are like BD MSRP, it means the frameset only costs about $250.

Tough crew here--- although I agree that it is a bit odd to try pushing these frames at this price without using a branded tubeset. What advantages does this have over a Soma Rush, for example?

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If they are like BD MSRP, it means the frameset only costs about $250.

Tough crew here--- although I agree that it is a bit odd to try pushing these frames at this price without using a branded tubeset. What advantages does this have over a Soma Rush, for example?
manwomen like it. it also has no trail so it's SUPER TRACK STYLE RESPONSIVE BRO
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it is a crappy pic set.
And the rake on the fork is odd for the steep ht angle. Should be like 38mm or even less. I call that a lack of design care.
Fork does look pretty nice.
DON'T TALK SH*T ABOUT TOTAL or the lo-pro. That's a sexy beast of a bike.
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Heh... theres no way to tell what the f'ing bike even looks like and people want to buy it!
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gah hate the low bro too.

only frame mildly interesting from them is the kissena, and for that money i'd rather have a jamis sonik
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