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Old 02-10-13, 07:10 PM   #1276
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i personally don't like the gold chain, since replaced with another silver one.
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Old 02-10-13, 07:51 PM   #1277
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The reds do not match. And the no matching dummy brake lever. This should be on the track too
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Old 02-10-13, 07:53 PM   #1278
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This isn't my bike, it's my managers bike when I was working at his shop. The bike has been through many phases but this is the one that looked the best to me. I'm just curious what you guys will think.

State Bicycle, or just State Bicycle carbon fork/sticker?
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Old 02-10-13, 07:58 PM   #1279
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State Bicycle, or just State Bicycle carbon fork/sticker?

.....it started as a State.
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Old 02-10-13, 08:05 PM   #1280
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.....it started as a State.
So he got a new frame for his bike? Or was it altered?
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Old 02-10-13, 08:10 PM   #1281
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So he got a new frame for his bike? Or was it altered?
he cut it up and put it back together.
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Old 02-10-13, 08:20 PM   #1282
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Then it belongs in the jackass thread.
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Old 02-10-13, 08:25 PM   #1283
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I'd say put some bullhorns with aero bars on there with some super deep wheels and make it a FG TT bike..!
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Old 02-10-13, 08:37 PM   #1284
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I hate dummy brake levers and most people using them never ride in the drops anyway. Might as well just use bullhorns.
FWIW I keep giving bull horns a try but I just cant ever find myself really comfortable riding with them. My Syntace Stratos have been the best so far but still not 100% agreeable with my hands.
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The reds do not match. And the no matching dummy brake lever. This should be on the track too
I unfortunately do not own a nice camera, the colors actually match quite well it's just the camera/flash and the fact that that the frame is a lot more glossy than the wheels. I haven't had any issues in the street with this, but I would love to try it out on the track.


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I'd say put some bullhorns with aero bars on there with some super deep wheels and make it a FG TT bike..!
the allure of some deep carbon rims is very strong, but I'm saving money for a road bike to try and get a bit more serious. I have a TT bar setup just haven't got around to putting it on, there is a time trial around where I live with a fixed gear category I would love to try out once it starts back up again.
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Old 02-11-13, 04:50 PM   #1286
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well you all gave me so much...uh...input ...that i rebuilt. know am gonna catch hell over it but i love my stem & 1/2 clips so can't bring myself to change those & i do have a thing for splashy tape. i'm happy with it & don't think it looks too bad now...


clipless pedals, black bartape, bullhorns with a deeper drop, bar end brake lever, lose the bottle cage, grind off the cable guides, straight forks, Continental GP 4000s tires 23c, that stem looks like a duck bill..I dunno..I love the new chainring.
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Old 02-11-13, 05:04 PM   #1287
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He's not going to hear you. He was banned months ago.
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Was wondering where his lovely little comments went
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i personally don't like the gold chain, since replaced with another silver one.
everything
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Old 02-11-13, 05:15 PM   #1290
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suuuuu wuuuuuuuuu you'd get shot riding that rig to the 'seedy convenience store' thread. with that being said I think its too red
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Fuel for the fire.
you know switching the dropouts is pretty cheap..I got aluminum fork-ends for a conversion for 20 bucks and a guy welded them, well he said 60$, but he enjoyed working with the bike so he did it for free..
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Old 02-11-13, 07:43 PM   #1293
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i personally don't like the gold chain, since replaced with another silver one.
it's too red. lose the brake, stem, bars, bottle cage, pedals. really I like the bike but the red is a buzzkill
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Old 02-11-13, 08:27 PM   #1294
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you know switching the dropouts is pretty cheap..I got aluminum fork-ends for a conversion for 20 bucks and a guy welded them, well he said 60$, but he enjoyed working with the bike so he did it for free..
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Old 02-11-13, 09:23 PM   #1295
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duly noted, thanks everyone.
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duly noted, thanks everyone.
Has anyone commented that it's red?
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Old 02-12-13, 12:44 AM   #1297
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does this mean noone dislikes mine
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I'll play. Sorry for the bad picture, Its early and Im busy drinking beer not going outside to snap a pic.
Your saddle setback is wack.
You need hoods on your levers.
You need silver wheels.
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Woah, that saddle is way back there.
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Stem too high.
Bars are rotated forward a bit.
Needs silver cable housing.

(I think black wheels should stay, though. Well actually silver hubs would be nice, but black rims are good.)
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waiting on bullhorns, i used a level for the bars its the picture plus i dont like riding on the tops of hoods and that saddle is set back a bit far ill try sliding it forward a bit. its funny you mention the cable housing as it originally had white housing but was cracked and old.
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