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Old 02-26-12, 11:20 AM   #6751
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I'm usually a riser hater, but that thing looks awesome.
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Old 02-26-12, 11:22 AM   #6752
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I get what you're saying and I know I handled that debacle completely wrong.

I guess I'm being way too personal and sharing with strangers. You can't say I don't have informative contribution, at least from time to time, though. I love ranting though, its getting **** off my chest. I guess I think about myself too much, or at the very least, I'm outwardly expressive to an excessive level.

Good **** though. I should've realized you guys don't give a **** about my personal problems.
No, you are a pretty good forum member for the most part. I'm not in any position to judge the value of members, though.

BFSSFG cares. But in the 'Today I...' thread.

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That sticker is reflective. It works for the most part, but those damn chainstays can get in the way.
I'll probably end up putting more of these on my bike for the sake of visibility.
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Old 02-26-12, 11:26 AM   #6753
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Well I value your opinion and thank you.

I would rather rock macaframa than mash. I liked their movie better.
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Old 02-26-12, 12:00 PM   #6754
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I would rather rock macaframa than mash. I liked their movie better.
I lol'd. sig worthy...
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Old 02-26-12, 01:40 PM   #6756
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Took a hip photo.
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Old 02-26-12, 01:52 PM   #6757
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Took a hip photo.
That thing looks classy as hell, man.
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Old 02-26-12, 01:59 PM   #6758
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Thanks guy. I'm dying for it to warm up so I can ride the thing more!
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Old 02-26-12, 02:22 PM   #6759
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that thing is like a retro-gression parts mascot!
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Old 02-26-12, 02:24 PM   #6760
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that thing is like a retro-gression parts mascot!
You're right! Everything but the cog, stem, headset spacers, seatpost, and saddle were bought from RG.
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Old 02-26-12, 02:38 PM   #6761
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The UK? And nothing of value was lost.
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Old 02-26-12, 03:15 PM   #6762
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Nice sig.

I don't give a **** if he's trying to be "bird man". That dude's name will always be whack ass "baby".
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Old 02-26-12, 04:54 PM   #6763
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Preliminary assembly of the cheap build fat tire fixed (can I say "gravel grinder" here without being flamed?), testing, adjusting:



40x21 gearing shown, but 22t cog and 41T ring are on order to take up the chain slack. 22T may be too much according to the gear calculator (and depending on the accuracy of my measurements). The 41T ring will definetely work. Will order a freewheel to match the cog I end up using.

It looks kinda weird, but riding laps around the house in the yard feels really good. And though it looks blue in the pictures, it is dark purple IRL. It looks different depending on lighting and viewing angle. And there is a Brooks Flyer underneath the Aardvark cover that I forgot to take off for the pics.

As much as I like drop bars, the On*One Mary bars look comfortable. Does anyone know a US source for them (Google has failed me)?
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Old 02-26-12, 07:13 PM   #6764
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More on Pedalroom: http://www.pedalroom.com/bike/jays-722ts-4860
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Old 02-26-12, 07:15 PM   #6765
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Looks great!
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Old 02-26-12, 07:19 PM   #6766
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Thanks! Andel cranks, FSA 49t chainring and a silver chain coming soon
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Old 02-26-12, 07:47 PM   #6767
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This is rad.
thanks!

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does this bike have a pedal room?
pedal room? edit: ahh got it, no it does not

too much chit chat for a photo thread so I'll put up a photo of my other new SS bike that I posted in the age 40+ thread


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Old 02-26-12, 07:49 PM   #6768
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I kinda dig the gold chain on that. Might be the way the photo is processed though. Good work J-tron!
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Old 02-26-12, 08:05 PM   #6769
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I kinda dig the gold chain on that. Might be the way the photo is processed though. Good work J-tron!
Hmmm, gold or silver. Choices, choices. Glad you like it!
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Old 02-26-12, 08:45 PM   #6770
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Nice! Love me some black biek.

The waiting was worth it
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Old 02-26-12, 08:51 PM   #6771
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Hmmm, gold or silver. Choices, choices. Glad you like it!
Keep gold. I beg you.
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Old 02-26-12, 08:53 PM   #6772
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Looks sick man! What is it?
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Here it is
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Old 02-26-12, 10:10 PM   #6774
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Looks great!
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Old 02-26-12, 10:34 PM   #6775
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Jaytron I want your bike.
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