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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 06-02-11, 08:25 AM   #1
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Felt TK3!! Arrived!

Im so excited! A friend flew in today with my new 2011 Felt tk3!!! Gotta wait till i finish working to pick it up!! Pics at night!! My first fixed gear!!
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Old 06-02-11, 10:26 AM   #2
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Old 06-02-11, 11:22 AM   #3
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cool story bro
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Memento is even better~
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I preferred Pimento.
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I preferred Pimento.
You don't get it.
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Old 06-02-11, 10:07 PM   #9
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Memento = Movie
Mimento = ???
Pimento = Delicious

Don't have to be a dick dude.
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Leukybear loves his Google.
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So when are the pics going up?
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sorry fellas, the pics!!

The drops that came with the bike are beAutifull! but not very practical so i got a mtb handlebar and cut it down to my road bike handlebar width. bought a cheap bmx lever, and now im on the quest to buy a front caliper. This bike is so NICE and CLEAN!!! Funny thing, the saddle and post stayed in NYC!! right now im using my road bikes post and saddle.

another thing is im planning on using mtb clipless pedals to deal with the HUGE toe overlap, since im used to being clipped there should be no problem

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Old 06-06-11, 05:50 AM   #15
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i still use altavista
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sorry fellas, the pics!!

The drops that came with the bike are beAutifull! but not very practical so i got a mtb handlebar and cut it down to my road bike handlebar width. bought a cheap bmx lever, and now im on the quest to buy a front caliper. This bike is so NICE and CLEAN!!! Funny thing, the saddle and post stayed in NYC!! right now im using my road bikes post and saddle.

another thing is im planning on using mtb clipless pedals to deal with the HUGE toe overlap, since im used to being clipped there should be no problem
What's practical about taking a bike made for the track and using?:
- MTB bars
- BMX brake lever
- Brakes
- MTB clipless pedals

The "HUGE toe overlap" is due to the 74 degree head tube angle and the 30mm raked fork...which are track racing specific.

So, basically, you are taking a race bike and making it a grocery-getter.
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at least its not a porsche sedan or SUV
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Old 06-06-11, 03:30 PM   #18
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or worse the Cayenne
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So, basically, you are taking a race bike and making it a grocery-getter.
Well, this is pretty common in this joint...
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Well, this is pretty common in this joint...
True.

Carry on.
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or worse the Cayenne
Ouch.
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Ouch.
i know, I hope Porsche keeps one copy in its collection as a warning from the past
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i know, I hope Porsche keeps one copy in its collection as a warning from the past
Hahaha!

You *know* that there is one guy that sits alone in the cafeteria every day at the design center.
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Hahaha!

You *know* that there is one guy that sits alone in the cafeteria every day at the design center.
Porsche also has the worlds laziest design team
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srsly, stick to making your cars look like ****ing frogs, and u'll sell a million..
also AIRCOOLED PLEASE

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