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Old 10-07-11, 07:07 PM   #326
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and keep the red. get a custom frame with fancy internalized di2.
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*ultegra wiring, rather.
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Old 10-07-11, 08:45 PM   #329
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get a custom frame with fancy internalized di2.
With a cutout for the battery or plug?

Anyhow, I'm in no financial shape to buy another bike at the moment... =/
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Old 10-08-11, 07:32 AM   #330
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The economy has really gone to **** when leuky says he can't afford it.
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Starting to desire a brake on either my Kilo or my Mash. Problem is neither of them have viable front wheels (yes ellipse is machined but why needlessly wear the black off?).

Considering purchasing a MSW black Aerospoke to run the brake on. . .

Should I?
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Old 10-16-11, 09:11 PM   #332
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Considering purchasing a MSW black Aerospoke to run the brake on. . .
Seriously? I can't imagine seeing a 'spok on your Mash. Maybe your Kilo, but even then it's pushing it.

Get a front Kinlin XR-270 build kit from Scrod. He can sell you just one instead of both.
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Starting to desire a brake on either my Kilo or my Mash. Problem is neither of them have viable front wheels (yes ellipse is machined but why needlessly wear the black off?).

Considering purchasing a MSW black Aerospoke to run the brake on. . .

Should I?
Unless aforementioned spohk is $75 or less, the answer is no.
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Old 10-16-11, 09:17 PM   #335
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Considering purchasing a MSW black Aerospoke to run the brake on. . .

Should I?
Physically pick one up and you will have your answer.
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But a machined wheel is just so boring
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Old 10-16-11, 09:25 PM   #338
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Should I put drops and hoods on this? I like the feeling of hoods and drops more than riser bars but I don't know if it will look too out of place. Probably would need a longer stem to pull it off since the fork is hueg liek xbox

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Should I put drops and hoods on this? I like the feeling of hoods and drops more than riser bars but I don't know if it will look too out of place.

Maybe the correct answer to my aerospoke question was "disc brake"


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I thought about mountain drops but I think they look awkwardly wide. I was thinking more along the lines of anatomic drops. For the most part I just use this bike to get around campus and I would like it to be a little more useful for 3-10mi trips.

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Starting to desire a brake on either my Kilo or my Mash. Problem is neither of them have viable front wheels (yes ellipse is machined but why needlessly wear the black off?).

Considering purchasing a MSW black Aerospoke to run the brake on. . .

Should I?
If you're considering a composite wheel with a machined braking surface, 850g Lolergy > 2500g Arrospok. Also cheaper and more suspenseful to ride.
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more suspenseful to ride.
This is certainly a way to put it.

+1 on the disc brake.
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Should I sell my Nitto RB-021's and buy compact drops+hoods for my schwinn? I find neither my RB's or my Road Champ drops to be comfortable in any one position for more than 10 minutes.
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Should I put drops and hoods on this? I like the feeling of hoods and drops more than riser bars but I don't know if it will look too out of place. Probably would need a longer stem to pull it off since the fork is hueg liek xbox
dirt drops, yes. i i have some for sale. origin 8 gary bars. PM me for pics
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Old 10-23-11, 12:38 AM   #346
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That was a quick change of heart.
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not a change of heart, going a different route. the bars didnt work with my stem so i bought some nudl bars from tarckee. have nudls on my bigbike and didnt even think of putting them on something else
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Starting to desire a brake on either my Kilo or my Mash. Problem is neither of them have viable front wheels (yes ellipse is machined but why needlessly wear the black off?).

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