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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 09-16-10, 05:52 AM   #1
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SE Lager?

Been looking to try something different than my aluminum Langster. First I was eyeing some of the Kilo's like a stripper model, but they are a dime a dozen. In my searching last night I stumbled over the SE Lager, a good deal on an 09 model. I wanted a white frame any way, win, steel, win win, and standardized part sizing, win win win. Anyone care to fire some +/- my way? Looks like a decent deal, lose the rear brake and I am upgrading the wheelset probably. But what about the other parts, decent quality? I really like the fact that it's a 27.2 seatpost and 1 1/8 steer cause I have tons of parts that size sitting around my garage, like my King headset that hasn't seen a frame in over a year because everything has switched to ingergrated headsets.
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Old 09-16-10, 09:43 AM   #2
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It's a fine bike. As with any entry level stock bike, you'll probably want to change out the contact points (saddle, bars, pedals) to something that suits your own comfort. If the size and price are right, go for it. You could get plenty of miles out of it without upgrading anything.
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Old 09-16-10, 10:01 AM   #3
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i rode one for about a year and i loved it. i had a white 09. the only complaint i have is with the geometry, which is personal anyways. it's definitely more of a road geometry.

the parts were perfectly fine. good pedals, good cranks, decent wheels and hubs, good handlebars, horrible saddle. my wheel nuts were 17mm for some reason though.
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hey you have the 09, that's what I'm looking at getting. Can the stickers be removed, or are the cleared over? Not a big deal, just wonderin.
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cleared over.

i used to have the 09. sold it a couple months ago. upgraded to a cinelli vigorelli now.
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Langester has a nice frame (for a road based frame). Why would you want to down grade to something cheaper?
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Langester has a nice frame (for a road based frame). Why would you want to down grade to something cheaper?
I'm sick of it and want a change, something steel and more "classic".
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horrible saddle. my nuts were 17mm for some reason though.
Sometimes I have selective reading and have to read some posts several times.

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cleared over.

i used to have the 09. sold it a couple months ago. upgraded to a cinelli vigorelli now.
Pics or it didn't happen.
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I like mine. But mine is like an 07 or earlier or something. Except that I have a 26.2 seatpost, I enjoy the bike. Its comfortable and because of what it is, I don't worry about it getting banged up.

Good price, good fit, then go for it.
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thats the older vigorelli is it?
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it's 2010.
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