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    You want the top of your stem - or a spacer placed above your stem - to be a minimum of 3mm taller than your steerer.

    I hope you didn't use a starnut on a carbon fork. Don't ride your bike with an improperly installed/setup headset.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    or a spacer placed above your stem
    this on a carbon steerer.
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    there is a difference though because that extra weight will directly correlate with how many chicks huff your dongus.

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    always.

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    *grumble* a 30 dollar compression plug is in the carbon Fork. I'll move up the Stem and add another spacer ASAP and that will hopefully resolve the issue. When I installed the crown race I was very careful to check it was properly pressed into the fork.

    The real issue for me so far is I can't figure out how to get the fork pressed in securely so there is no room for it to move. It just keeps feeling like there's play, and I can only really find the play when I'm riding which is driving me absolutely insane.
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    Okay! So I adjusted the Stem so its now about 3MM above the end of the Fork. Tightened everything up nice and firm, but not hard. I swapped the 3 smaller spacers off of the leader and put them onto my Jamis, took one of the Jamis' massive spacer and that did the trick. Going to take the Jamis to the Co-op soon and get a new seat post, waiting on some tires to come in too.
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    which leader did you get?
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    black 725TR.
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    av - you should be using a spacer (at least 5mm) above your stem so that your stem makes full contact with your carbon steerer.

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    actually, i have a star nutted wound up with carbon steerer.

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    It can be done, it's just not the best idea.

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    Can't wait to see it, Avner. I'm fit enough to go the group rides again, so maybe I'll come out thursday night
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    other than some wound ups, i havent heard of star nutted carbon steerers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    av - you should be using a spacer (at least 5mm) above your stem so that your stem makes full contact with your carbon steerer.
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    Can't wait to see it, Avner. I'm fit enough to go the group rides again, so maybe I'll come out thursday night
    Im hoping to fully kick Salton Sars by next week and be riding again. I've taken a lot of time off trying to get rid of this chest infection. feel slow now
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    My 722 is featured on this week's "fixie fights":

    http://www.fixiefights.com/


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    Wait, did you finish second to a Micargi?
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    The Micargi (looks like a Scrambler to me) has no votes.

    You need to click the tabs on the right to vote and see stats. It's running until the end of this week (I think).

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    scrod, your bike is the only decent looking one on that whole page. anywho, here's my 2011 leader 725. it's a bad pic, yes, but unless i'm selling something i don't take the time for bike photo shoots. the day before i was going to pick it up my crank puller shredded out leaving my sugino messenger eternally trapped on my dawes so this was the only crankset i had in my parts been. eventually i'll upgrade it probably about the same time i get the money to put a brake on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    The Micargi (looks like a Scrambler to me) has no votes.

    You need to click the tabs on the right to vote and see stats. It's running until the end of this week (I think).
    OK, now I get it. Voted for you and you're well in the lead with 23 votes to 7 votes for the third bike (Blade's Fixie). The Micargi still has no votes. Also, you've got the best photo.
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    Thanks TT.

    Supposedly the winner receives a "prize pack from some of your favorite cycling companies". Can't wait to see what it is!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    Supposedly the winner receives a "prize pack from some of your favorite cycling companies". Can't wait to see what it is!
    Stuff Pcad has tossed into his garbage pail...
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    there is a difference though because that extra weight will directly correlate with how many chicks huff your dongus.

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    Scrod has this in the bag; he has 25 votes, including mine; and his bike is the only serious looking one there.

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    Haha scrod has the forums support therefor he must win...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    My 722 is featured on this week's "fixie fights":

    http://www.fixiefights.com/

    Dude, I totally remember the guy that came to this forum to hype up his page, then he got banned.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    My 722 is featured on this week's "fixie fights":

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    WOW! It's like Facemash.com, but for fixies!
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    I feel a little bad for the other contestants.. haha!
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