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    Senior Member SJ408's Avatar
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    Is this worth the $$

    http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/...rome_paint.htm

    Is this worth the money for my first fixed gear? I want something that's good quality but not to pricy. Is this a good buy or should I wait til the regular TT is available?

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    It's a good bike. If you want to order a bike now, buy that one. If you don't mind waiting and you want to save some money, wait until the regular is available. They're not vastly different.
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    Never heard of it.

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    Ok thanks Ddead, trying to wait just anxious to buy.

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    What size should I get? I'm 5'10 195lbs? 53 or 55?

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    Weight isn't a factor in bike fit unless you're really big.

    Based on his limited experience with other frames, this 5'8" guy would probably get a 55 or 57.
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    gaiz i just saw premium rush should i get the 53 or the 57 kilo tt ha?
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    did they mention the kilo tt in that movie?

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    I'm 31in inseam, so 50 I guess. Does that sound about right, even of I'm 5'10.

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    Inseam matters very little when choosing a frame size. Why don't you use the fit calculator from post #7 and be done with the guess work?

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    Edit: Scrod beat me to it.
    Punctuation is important. It's the difference between "I helped my uncle, Jack, off a horse" and "I helped my uncle Jack off a horse"


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    Quote Originally Posted by ThermionicScott View Post
    Based on his limited experience with other frames, this 5'8" guy would probably get a 55 or 57.
    really? i am 5'8" too and ride no larger than a 52.haha. i must be weirdly proportioned

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    Did the calc, kinda confusing cause im new to this.




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    Which do I use competitive, eddy or French.?

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    flip a coin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IthaDan View Post
    flip a coin.
    one of them those there three sided coins.
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    No offense but you're an idiot.
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    Do you like a very aggressive more aerodynamic position for maximum speed or do you like sitting up a bit more and looking around at traffic and sights?
    Punctuation is important. It's the difference between "I helped my uncle, Jack, off a horse" and "I helped my uncle Jack off a horse"


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    Sitting up

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    le français
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nagrom_ View Post
    one of them those there three sided coins.
    Make a bracket or something, jesus, do we have to do everything for this kid?

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    If you give me your credit card number and personal information, I can order the bike for you.
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    thanckx.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SJ408 View Post
    Sitting up
    Go with the French Fit, order the appropriate size and don't worry about it until it comes. Then do the last little adjustments and ride the hell out of it. It's a good looking bike. What color you going with?
    Punctuation is important. It's the difference between "I helped my uncle, Jack, off a horse" and "I helped my uncle Jack off a horse"


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