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Old 01-21-14, 05:17 AM   #2526
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Old 01-21-14, 12:20 PM   #2527
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My Schwinn conversion. Selling it, but thinking if it doesn't sell I'll put flat or north road bars on it. It's a little small for me.



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Old 01-21-14, 12:23 PM   #2528
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problem solvers has something that lets one lever control both brakes
http://problemsolversbike.com/files/...le1-2_inst.pdf
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problem solvers has something that lets one lever control both brakes
http://problemsolversbike.com/files/...le1-2_inst.pdf
Right company, wrong part. It works great, but there's at least one dual-cable brake lever out there that duplicates the effect for much less $$$.

This is the one for two levers into one brake...:
http://problemsolversbike.com/files/...le2-1_inst.pdf
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Old 01-23-14, 03:34 AM   #2530
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I buy a new pair of blackyellow tire, a new lugged fork.
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Old 01-23-14, 10:15 AM   #2531
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NDS fail!
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Old 01-23-14, 10:17 AM   #2532
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First SS of the new year, it was a fixed conversion but this wheelset is more commuter friendly. Other commuter modifications were made as well.
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Old 01-23-14, 01:29 PM   #2533
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First SS of the new year, it was a fixed conversion but this wheelset is more commuter friendly. Other commuter modifications were made as well.
Are those slicks? My monitor is too small. What brand and size are they?

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Old 01-23-14, 01:33 PM   #2534
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Are those slicks? My monitor is too small. What brand and size are they?

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Not slick, but more of a straight tread pattern (definitely not knobby) 700x37 Innova commuter tires, thick and heavy but no puncture flats to date (been using this same set for over a year)
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Not slick, but more of a straight tread pattern (definitely not knobby) 700x37 Innova commuter tires, thick and heavy but no puncture flats to date (been using this same set for over a year)
Thank you. I am running some Schwalbe Kojaks that are labeled 700x35 but they barely measue 32mm. They seem to be a good tire, but I'm on the lookout for a true 35-37mm full slick. The search continues. ;-)
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2 week old build. Still working the bugs out, saddle has to go but its doing fine on the commute.
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Nice pomp.

Here's my towel rack. Previous owner broke off the derailleur hanger so I developed this weaponized colour scheme as revenge. Shame, 'cuz it's a pretty nice 501 frame.

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Old 01-24-14, 01:24 PM   #2539
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dammit I forgot it every time !!!
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Old 01-24-14, 01:25 PM   #2540
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Nice pomp.

Here's my towel rack. Previous owner broke off the derailleur hanger so I developed this weaponized colour scheme as revenge. Shame, 'cuz it's a pretty nice 501 frame.

nice but how to grab the bar corner...
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Oh I don't ride it. I'm a horse.
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Old 01-24-14, 06:26 PM   #2542
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It's ok, I often forget how to use my eyes too.
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Old 01-24-14, 06:45 PM   #2543
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Oh I don't ride it. I'm a horse.
You're the cutest boy horse I've ever seen.
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Old 01-24-14, 09:32 PM   #2544
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Judging by your location, can I assume this is on 1A headed north?
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Never posted it but built this after my Langster was stolen 4 months ago. Still to go: a good front wheel, a better saddle, and probably a shorter stem
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Old 01-27-14, 07:46 PM   #2547
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Well I haven't managed to ride out that way in awhile because of the cold, but I'll be keeping an eye out for your bikes!
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Excuse to ***** out pictures? Yes.





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^^^^ very cool. Does everybody in the street turn his head to look at your bike?
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^^^^ very cool. Does everybody in the street turn his head to look at your bike?
No, because I never ride it on the street

But it's been a hit at the track.
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