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Old 08-10-13, 08:28 AM   #1726
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Thats how mine is as well.. at first I thought it was awesome, I love ultra tight tolerances in product design. Then I just couldn't get the thought out of my mind, what would happen If for any reason my wheel becomes 2 or more mm out of true? Would it just jam and toss me over the bars?
Wheels get out of true laterally, so you'll be fine.
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Old 08-10-13, 08:30 AM   #1727
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Thats how mine is as well.. at first I thought it was awesome, I love ultra tight tolerances in product design. Then I just couldnt get the thought out of my mind, what would happen If for any reason my wheel becomes 2 or more mm out of true? Would it just jam and toss me over the bars? Also tire rub will quickly eat through paint and clear coat into the carbon. I think im to big of a pansy to leave mine like that.
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Wheels get out of true laterally, so you'll be fine.
This.

There's more room on the sides than there is on top. We also have different forks.
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Old 08-10-13, 08:36 AM   #1728
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Mines tight enough that if I max inflate to 115 it rubs a lil bit. If I take it down 5-10psi it clears. You guys are probably right. I just get worried about weird **** like that.
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Old 08-10-13, 05:19 PM   #1729
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Old 08-10-13, 06:26 PM   #1730
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Old 08-10-13, 07:12 PM   #1731
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Old 08-11-13, 06:58 PM   #1732
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Old 08-11-13, 07:31 PM   #1733
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thats nice.
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Old 08-11-13, 09:19 PM   #1734
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Old 08-12-13, 12:48 AM   #1735
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Fresh Dodici build. (9mm Size S)
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Chain, headset, BB, 30t sprock, clear grips
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I consider the stem mine since I refinished it by scraping it on a brick.
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Built the wheels myself Origin8 hubs, Champion spokes, Alex ESDV25 32mm wide AM rims. 32-4x FTW

I had a plan for a brake, which did not work out. It skids like a dream, in the saddle or standing up. I'm not strong enough to KEEP it skidding unless I am over the bars, but it would't take squats, just practice. I'm gonna sell it tho. I'm sure I would kill myself.

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Old 08-12-13, 12:57 AM   #1736
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nice piec elmoloveftl



riding a hand made frame on cheap rims that have been nothing but grief

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Old 08-12-13, 01:09 AM   #1737
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thats nice.
No...that is really nice.
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Old 08-12-13, 03:19 PM   #1738
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ya that batavus is hawt

found this pic of me olde schwinn


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Old 08-12-13, 07:16 PM   #1739
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this thing is le snazz, but i still need something up front
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Old 08-12-13, 07:59 PM   #1740
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Old 08-12-13, 08:00 PM   #1741
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Old 08-12-13, 08:04 PM   #1742
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Old 08-12-13, 08:06 PM   #1743
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awwyisss, thats what it needed

hoep you got neon shoes

loljkjkjk
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Old 08-12-13, 08:58 PM   #1744
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Old 08-13-13, 12:17 AM   #1745
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My Pugs is now a singlespeed (32/19 gearing) urban assault bike:



360 barspin capability and generally speaking: very high fun factor

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Old 08-13-13, 09:10 AM   #1746
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I was sure bfssfg would like. Thanks y'all.

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hoep you got neon shoes

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If I truly had no shame (and had mad $$$$$ to splurge):





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Old 08-13-13, 12:24 PM   #1747
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Old 08-13-13, 02:16 PM   #1748
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aw why'd you go for the zero gloves? it's all about them monaco
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Old 08-13-13, 04:22 PM   #1749
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1986 Panasonic DX-2000, custom paint. SS but I haven't ditched the rear gears yet... in time. Just finished this today. Also my first real bike, can't wait to ride again

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Old 08-16-13, 12:12 AM   #1750
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