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Old 04-15-14, 12:56 PM   #2976
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Anyone make a custom head badge for their fixed gear bike? I had my family crest made and have just put it on with JB Weld, hopefully that will hold. Got some tape holding it in place while it sets.

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Old 04-15-14, 01:30 PM   #2977
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I'm interested in making a similar badge for my bike, how did you get yours done?

Looks great btw.


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Anyone make a custom head badge for their fixed gear bike? I had my family crest made and have just put it on with JB Weld, hopefully that will hold. Got some tape holding it in place while it sets.

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Old 04-15-14, 01:40 PM   #2978
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I found Jen Green's website at Custom Head badge Portfolio

She was great to work with and although it would have been too much to do the filigree along the shield she did do the helmet and it did turn out great. Thanks.

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Old 04-15-14, 04:39 PM   #2979
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Just finished my first custom built FG


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Old 04-15-14, 04:54 PM   #2980
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Just finished my first custom built FG


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Old 04-15-14, 05:56 PM   #2981
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Old 04-16-14, 03:26 AM   #2982
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Was thinking about if I were to build a very light fixed gear I would use a cinelli frame with mavic ellipse wheelset? Curious to know how much you put in and the weight of this bike?
If I remember correctly it's 7.7kg but could be brought down to 7.5 easily with a carbon seatpost and lighter pedals.
Think I had to spend around $2k for the whole bike.
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Old 04-16-14, 03:53 PM   #2983
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Old 04-16-14, 04:42 PM   #2984
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^ Looks like my Leader's little brother.
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Old 04-16-14, 05:05 PM   #2985
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Lmfao for real. And yes, the saddle is uncomfortable.
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Old 04-16-14, 07:01 PM   #2986
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Old 04-17-14, 12:02 AM   #2987
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Lmfao for real. And yes, the saddle is uncomfortable.
I told you! Adjusting the angle so the front is pretty level with the highest part of the back will help some.

It will still never be as comfortable as a real Concor, though.
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Old 04-17-14, 12:15 AM   #2988
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I had one of those briefly, right after I decided that my bikes being wet all the time didn't really work out so well for Brookses. It did not work for me at any angle.
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Old 04-17-14, 12:32 AM   #2989
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This is my current track bike that i only ride on the velodrome
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Old 04-17-14, 03:06 PM   #2990
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Finished my Bare Knuckle for the time being. I'm sure I'll still add some upgrades over time.
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Old 04-17-14, 03:12 PM   #2991
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How does it compare to your 4 kilo TTs?
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Old 04-17-14, 03:30 PM   #2992
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I'm not sure if that was directed at me or not; but I like it more than the one (and only) Kilo TT I've owned.
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Old 04-17-14, 05:40 PM   #2993
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The Wabi Lightning gets Canadianized, eh.



Changed from 44x15 to 47x16, which is virtually the same gearing. Also changed out the original worn Sachs chain with a new ACS Crossfire 3/32" chain.
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Old 04-17-14, 06:29 PM   #2994
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The Wabi Lightning gets Canadianized, eh.



Changed from 44x15 to 47x16, which is virtually the same gearing. Also changed out the original worn Sachs chain with a new ACS Crossfire 3/32" chain.
Too bad the sticker didn't say 'one less Soccer mom'
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Old 04-17-14, 07:06 PM   #2995
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Finished my Bare Knuckle for the time being. I'm sure I'll still add some upgrades over time.
Nice to see another clean bk broiler
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Old 04-17-14, 07:25 PM   #2996
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I took a few pics of my Wabi Lightening SE. It was an Enve 1.0 fork, Easton stem, Ritchey bars and seatpost, FSK cranks, Dura-Ace brake calipers and levers (modified to remove shifting mechanism). Total weight is 15 lbs. It is a single speed, not a fixed gear though.













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Old 04-17-14, 07:57 PM   #2997
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fancy and nice. well done.
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Old 04-17-14, 08:19 PM   #2998
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All these damn fine wabis maybe I'll post mine again.
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Old 04-17-14, 09:13 PM   #2999
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I took a few pics of my Wabi Lightening SE. It was an Enve 1.0 fork, Easton stem, Ritchey bars and seatpost, FSK cranks, Dura-Ace brake calipers and levers (modified to remove shifting mechanism). Total weight is 15 lbs. It is a single speed, not a fixed gear though.





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Old 04-17-14, 10:23 PM   #3000
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What hubs are those?

Great looking bike.
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