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Old 02-25-14, 01:54 PM   #2651
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What size chainring is that? What cog too while you're replying
49x16 in that set up, rear wheel is kind of smug in there cause its on 25s.
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Old 02-25-14, 02:38 PM   #2652
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49x16 in that set up, rear wheel is kind of smug in there cause its on 25s.
Thanks, I bought my bike as something simple to ride and have fun on, but after a few days around here, I've grown quite keen on the track and want to go check one out soon!
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Old 02-25-14, 10:10 PM   #2653
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Riser. A whole new world

And I found out my chainline was so ****ed up, hoping to get some cog spacer

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Old 02-26-14, 02:12 AM   #2654
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looks good.
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Old 02-26-14, 12:45 PM   #2655
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well, after all the confusion and usps issues its finally here....

now to get a good ride in and fine tune everything


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I approve of every ****ing part.

Well done.
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Old 02-26-14, 01:20 PM   #2658
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well, after all the confusion and usps issues its finally here....

now to get a good ride in and fine tune everything


Our bikes are going to be very similar...just waiting for all my parts to come in.

I went with 3t components, omniums, and archtypes laced to phill hubs.
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Old 02-26-14, 01:25 PM   #2659
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well, after all the confusion and usps issues its finally here....

now to get a good ride in and fine tune everything

I never see you in the streets out here.

I'm envious of your new toy, too. (I so very much want the pink one)
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Old 02-26-14, 01:28 PM   #2660
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I never see you in the streets out here.

I'm envious of your new toy, too. (I so very much want the pink one)
I'm only here half the month, but I'm usually riding around when I'm home..

best chances of seeing me is at grease monkey on the sidewalk bar haha
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Old 02-26-14, 10:58 PM   #2661
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Late 80s cannondale criterium alu frame / steel forks
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miche cranks / miche brakes / miche chain / running 48/17
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^ DAYYYYYUMMM, I'm reaalllyy liking that one. Those gum walls with all the matte black are sexy.
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Old 02-26-14, 11:39 PM   #2663
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got it off CL for a decent deal, not overly impressed though. Its also too small for me. Parting and flipping it come spring.
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Old 02-27-14, 03:22 PM   #2664
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Old 02-27-14, 03:34 PM   #2665
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That is a gorgeous bike, Robofunc. World Tour?
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Old 02-27-14, 03:43 PM   #2666
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That is a gorgeous bike, Robofunc. World Tour?

Thanks

It's an '84 LeTour frame/fork.
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Old 02-27-14, 04:07 PM   #2667
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What tires are those? @Robofunc
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Old 02-27-14, 04:13 PM   #2668
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http://www.compasscycle.com/tires_gb_700_32.html
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Old 02-27-14, 08:55 PM   #2669
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Our bikes are going to be very similar...just waiting for all my parts to come in.

I went with 3t components, omniums, and archtypes laced to phill hubs.
Yay for the vigorelli population increasing around here
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Old 02-27-14, 09:09 PM   #2670
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Yay for the vigorelli population increasing around here
I'm beginning to feel the peer pressure...
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Old 02-27-14, 09:57 PM   #2671
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I'm beginning to feel the peer pressure...
Only one thing to do. Conform.
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Old 02-27-14, 10:42 PM   #2672
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I figure I could put together a respectable build for $1500-$1600, I'd just need to get together $1500-$1600 to do it. (and some way to justify it to myself, of course )

(I figure the frameset, wheels, and cranks would make most of the cost of the build)
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I figure I could put together a respectable build for $1500-$1600, I'd just need to get together $1500-$1600 to do it. (and some way to justify it to myself, of course )

(I figure the frameset, wheels, and cranks would make most of the cost of the build)
what do you need? I got **** I need to get rid of haha.

Can I interest you in a super pista!
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Old 02-28-14, 12:28 AM   #2674
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I approve of every ****ing part.

Well done.
I would only ditch the spacers and switch to compacts. Other than that I really like that.
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Old 02-28-14, 01:52 AM   #2675
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the spacers were really bothering me, but i left it like that for now to get a good ride in before cutting it any lower... I like the feel but it looks off to me.. I have Zip compact drops and mash bullhorns.. I like track drops for some reason.
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