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Old 05-13-12, 10:57 AM   #2576
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Old 05-15-12, 03:11 PM   #2577
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Old 05-15-12, 03:42 PM   #2578
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is it weird that the geared bike thread on the SS/FG forum is one my favorite threads on bikeforums?

i still ride fixed, but more about road bikes lately. especially somewhat vintage ones (not like, C&V old timey vintage, but like...early 90s vintage lol) of course theres the road bike forum...buuuut its a bit too, spandexy new school older guy fred-ish haha if that makes sense.

i want a "ex-psuedo hipster 30 something year-olds that grew out of the 'sweet fixay' phase and appreciate nice road bikes and are just starting to wear bibs" forum ....or something. i dunno i should get back to work
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The road forum sucks because in there anything that is over 5 years old and has >25mm tires is slow and obsolete.
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Old 05-15-12, 04:50 PM   #2580
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is it weird that the geared bike thread on the SS/FG forum is one my favorite threads on bikeforums?

i still ride fixed, but more about road bikes lately. especially somewhat vintage ones (not like, C&V old timey vintage, but like...early 90s vintage lol) of course theres the road bike forum...buuuut its a bit too, spandexy new school older guy fred-ish haha if that makes sense.

i want a "ex-psuedo hipster 30 something year-olds that grew out of the 'sweet fixay' phase and appreciate nice road bikes and are just starting to wear bibs" forum ....or something. i dunno i should get back to work
I'm a huge fan of 90's roadies! but they don't get much love in either the road forum or c&v
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I'm a huge fan of 90's roadies! but they don't get much love in either the road forum or c&v
my preference is about 85 to 96 and my two bikes in that range have been accepted by the c&v group. there is a lot of love for that era of bike over there.
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Old 05-16-12, 02:35 PM   #2583
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my preference is about 85 to 96 and my two bikes in that range have been accepted by the c&v group. there is a lot of love for that era of bike over there.
ok ill go post my 1990 klein
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Old 05-16-12, 03:15 PM   #2585
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The road forum sucks because in there anything that is over 5 years old and has >25mm tires is slow and obsolete.
They also claim to do 28mph pulls with 33mph sprints over 10 minutes long.

I personally love 90's roadies, and if you can go fast on a carbon machine, you can do it on a 90's roadie. I had a bridgestone radac (circa 1991 i think) and it was every bit as fast as my carbon rig which I bought in 2011 (but nowhere near as comfortable). The only difference were the downtube shifters (but I love those).



Haha! Biopace chainrings! I had one on my first first gear bike.

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DO IT... Kleins are pronworthy if done right.
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Old 05-17-12, 01:15 AM   #2586
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Haha! Biopace chainrings! I had one on my first first gear bike.
Heh, yeah I think they're kind of silly. I just don't have any good reason to change them out unless I come across some smokin' deals on drivetrain stuff.
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They also claim to do 28mph pulls with 33mph sprints over 10 minutes long.

I personally love 90's roadies, and if you can go fast on a carbon machine, you can do it on a 90's roadie.
I was riding the other day along the river, averaging 21-22, but pushing pretty good on my awesome 93 c'dale i love to death. Then all the sudden a 55+yo guy, pretty big guy really, just smokes me on a late 70's - early 80's road bike. Im like ****, he put me in my place lol. I tried to keep up but, nope
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Hey girl. Sorry I had you sort of neglected for a second there. You still my number 1.

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This thing is just so rad looking
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Dude.. That is ****ing sexy. I would ride it.
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