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  1. #2026
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    Quote Originally Posted by GT4 View Post
    I actually did and Nagrom_ simply replied "come on, dude.". The guy needs to learn some manners.
    I like how this guy gets real advice, and when he seriously has nothing to argue about, he is never to be seen again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by calv View Post
    I like how this guy gets real advice, and when he seriously has nothing to argue about, he is never to be seen again.
    He used to be "TheElitePoop" or something stupid like that, then I guess had it changed to GT4.

    He's around. Started a thread today in fact. http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...he-front-wheel

    And how about this grade A piece over hear in the road forum? http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...wo-700c-wheels

    His other name was more fitting.
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    sup? PedalRoom: TadlockaFlockaX
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    The community here is just superb.

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    I am the Muffin Man Muffin Man's Avatar
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    Damn you must be tall
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    I've done more ridiculous things than ride 55mi for poon.

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    yep and this bike is monsterous
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    Quote Originally Posted by xdanisx View Post
    The community here is just superb.

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    It's the 62 right? Does it feel long enough?
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    I'd rather ride a greasy bowling ball than one of those things.
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    63cm actually. and yeah to be honest I might get a shorter stem on there, its super long

    edit: lets be mature
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    Quote Originally Posted by xdanisx View Post
    The community here is just superb.

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    ^ Congrats! How do you like it so far?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nagrom_ View Post
    He used to be "TheElitePoop" or something stupid like that, then I guess had it changed to GT4.

    He's around. Started a thread today in fact. http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...he-front-wheel

    And how about this grade A piece over hear in the road forum? http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...wo-700c-wheels

    His other name was more fitting.
    He's obviously a troll - but I don't need to give a **** about stuff like that anymore.
    Last edited by Scrodzilla; 12-26-12 at 06:25 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JonSC View Post
    ^ Congrats! How do you like it so far?
    ha as you can tell, weather was a bit unfavorable for riding, but I took it out for a quick 10 miles before the snow set in and so far I like it. I need to get some things dialed in, and I will be switching out some parts from my old bike, but overall it pretty cool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by xdanisx View Post
    The community here is just superb.

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    So after a good 8 months to ride my TT Pro I'm in love. So much that I'm considering riding in the 4 inches of snow outside. Anyways I was looking to shed some weight of the bike. I feel like it could be lighter. Everything is stock except for some gr-9 with RG clips and steps. Any suggestions?
    I love riding and....Hey Look, Shiny!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SS_Giant View Post
    in its complete stock glory
    looks like the snow we're getting here in Columbus now.... damn winter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DarkSeraphim View Post
    So after a good 8 months to ride my TT Pro I'm in love. So much that I'm considering riding in the 4 inches of snow outside. Anyways I was looking to shed some weight of the bike. I feel like it could be lighter. Everything is stock except for some gr-9 with RG clips and steps. Any suggestions?
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    are you idiot???

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    I know the wheelset would be one of the major improvements but I was thinking more about the components.
    I love riding and....Hey Look, Shiny!

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    Wheels are pretty important components, especially when looking to take some weight off your bike that actually matters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DarkSeraphim View Post
    I know the wheelset would be one of the major improvements but I was thinking more about the components.
    In all seriousness, upgrading the wheelset is probably the only change on a bike that you will instantly, and actually notice.

    Aside from a saddle and bartape change of course.
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    Senior Member DarkSeraphim's Avatar
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    Sweet. Now are the Wabi wheels the best bang for buck or are there any better ones out there?
    I love riding and....Hey Look, Shiny!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DarkSeraphim View Post
    Sweet. Now are the Wabi wheels the best bang for buck or are there any better ones out there?
    For that price, not really. They're really light, and they put up with abuse according to the handful of people on BF that have them.
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    What's going on fellas. Newbie here. Hoping these links work..
    Anyway, I bought myself a Kilo TT as a gift to myself during the holidays.
    The guy I got it from was really cool, being that it's my first fixed gear bike, he's been really helpful.

    Original post to part wheelset and frame from him.

    Shot him a message for the complete bike, and it's all history from there.

    I took an obligatory instagram picture for karma.


    Another shot


    And a pretty sweet action shot from a ride the other day. (I think so, anyway)



    Have already ordered a Brooks Swift saddle for it, currently riding it with the saddle from my Raleigh.
    Looking at a Omnium crankset in the near future...

    Will update accordingly.

    Ohyeah, it's name is Pegasus.
    Last edited by stormtroopin; 12-27-12 at 12:36 PM. Reason: grammah

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    Wuuuuuuuuuut. New member with some sense. watch out.

    Looks good. What color are those wheels? can't tell. They look brown in some pics and gold in others. I'm thinking they're olive like certain phil wood hubs.
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    Thanks man, they're Bronze B43's.
    Was actually thinking about getting the Olive Phil Wood hubs for aesthetic reasons.
    Also looking into wrapping my drops in stitched leather the same colour as the saddle.
    I've taken a liking to the Miche Supertype seatpost that I may be getting sometime soon.
    What gear ratio is everybody riding here? I'm at 46x15 at the moment.

    This is a pretty cool thread. A lot of the bikes on here are really nice. Glad I found it, I feel like I joined a secret society of people that ride Kilo TT's. Then again, I may be over-thinking the whole thing.

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    I ride 48/17 or 45/17 depending on my mood

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    Quote Originally Posted by stormtroopin View Post
    i took an obligatory instagram picture for karma.
    this ain't reddit bro

    jk. just curious, how well do brakes work on NMSWs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pinkbullet3 View Post

    just curious, how well do brakes work on NMSWs?
    As you can see, he removed the brake.

    stormtroopin - you may already know this but you should never use a brake on B43s. The sidewall isn't designed to withstand brake pad wear and the rim will eventually weaken.
    Last edited by Scrodzilla; 12-27-12 at 03:38 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nagrom_ View Post
    For that price, not really. They're really light, and they put up with abuse according to the handful of people on BF that have them.
    This. Happy with my Wabi.

    Quote Originally Posted by Nagrom_ View Post
    Wuuuuuuuuuut. New member with some sense. watch out.
    And this.
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    How do i tweak my brakes so it will be good for skidding?
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    As Minchin said, praying before a sporting event and winning does not mean that god took time out from torturing and killing babies in Africa to ensure your team's win.

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