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    Information about toe overlap.

    Information about toe overlap.
    Last edited by devalious; 04-14-11 at 10:12 AM. Reason: Information about toe overlap.

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    id ride it. after making it a fixed gear

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    search "toe overlap" and then realize you have to deal with it.

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    Stop looking at your bike and ride the damn thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    Stop looking at your bike and ride the damn thing.
    I was riding the Concept for the first time today and I had a trouble turning at some point.

    But I didnt have this problem with my previous bikes. I can deal with it though. Hopefully my front tubular tires dont explode from the toeclips......

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    The more you ride it, the more you'll become used to the toe overlap. It happens. If it's really that big of a problem, then the Pista Concept isn't the right bike for you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by devalious View Post
    I was riding the Concept for the first time today and I had a trouble turning at some point.

    But I didnt have this problem with my previous bikes. I can deal with it though. Hopefully my front tubular tires dont explode from the toeclips......
    Dude, your previous bikes were not real track bikes, so they had relaxed geometry to provide toe clearance for casual riders. This is a real serious honest to goodness track bike which has quick handling at the expense of toe overlap. It also has no provision for a front brake and those lightweight tubulars won't last very long if you skid a lot. So, you'd better figure things out pretty quickly before you end up on your ass, or better yet get rid of it and get something more suitable to your needs and abilities.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TejanoTrackie View Post
    Dude, your previous bikes were not real track bikes, so they had relaxed geometry to provide toe clearance for casual riders. This is a real serious honest to goodness track bike which has quick handling at the expense of toe overlap. It also has no provision for a front brake and those lightweight tubulars won't last very long if you skid a lot. So, you'd better figure things out pretty quickly before you end up on your ass, or better yet get rid of it and get something more suitable to your needs and abilities.

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    If you actually had an issue with this while out riding, then you are riding way too slow to be on a concept and probably just look like a jackass.

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    The rear doesn't have tubulars FYI.

    Thanks for the information. =)

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    Sell the concept to me and buy another bike that doesn't have that problem.
    We can discuss terms via private messages.

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    Quote Originally Posted by I Have a Bike View Post
    If you actually had an issue with this while out riding, then you are riding way too slow to be on a concept and probably just look like a jackass.
    uymm.. he's probably riding to slow on any bike. in that case. don't see why being on a concept matters.
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    Quote Originally Posted by devalious View Post
    Hopefully my front tubular tires dont explode from the toeclips......
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    The rear doesn't have tubulars
    Does your Concept have four wheels or something?
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    Quote Originally Posted by devalious View Post
    remove thread
    It's far too late. This will not save you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    It's far too late. This will not save you.
    I agree. This thread is too fun to kill off.
    Why "derailer" is the correct way to spell the gear-change mechanism: sheldonbrown.com/derailer.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by calv View Post
    uymm.. he's probably riding to slow on any bike. in that case. don't see why being on a concept matters.
    Its a bike with tight clearance meant to be used on a track. If he's on a frame designed for street use, he doesn't have that problem. I'm just saying he's on a frame that clearly isn't right for him, because if it was, he wouldn't be making this thread.

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    It it hits the toe clip, just take the toe clips off! Right? No?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TejanoTrackie View Post
    Dude, your previous bikes were not real track bikes, so they had relaxed geometry to provide toe clearance for casual riders. This is a real serious honest to goodness track bike which has quick handling at the expense of toe overlap. It also has no provision for a front brake and those lightweight tubulars won't last very long if you skid a lot. So, you'd better figure things out pretty quickly before you end up on your ass, or better yet get rid of it and get something more suitable to your needs and abilities.
    FWIW, my crit bike has the same type of geometry and the only time it's ever been an issue is trackstanding at a light.
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    only bike i have that has toe overlap is my road bike...
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