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    Quote Originally Posted by prooftheory View Post
    And TT is on a whole 'nother level after that.
    Agreed!

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    I own a Type 1 (Los Angeles). The bike serves its purpose just fine. The components are obviously low-end but have held up well. If you intend to put a decent amount of mileage or mileage in wet weather, you should set aside some money for a few upgrades, I imagine. I'm happy with my bike, but be aware that they low-ball the weight at 22lbs. Mine came in at an even 26lbs for a 50cm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 74dodger View Post
    I'm happy with my bike, but be aware that they low-ball the weight at 22lbs. Mine came in at an even 26lbs for a 50cm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 74dodger View Post
    I own a Type 1 (Los Angeles). The bike serves its purpose just fine. The components are obviously low-end but have held up well. If you intend to put a decent amount of mileage or mileage in wet weather, you should set aside some money for a few upgrades, I imagine. I'm happy with my bike, but be aware that they low-ball the weight at 22lbs. Mine came in at an even 26lbs for a 50cm.
    Thank you dodger, exactly what I was looking for.

    I like the look of the frame, but at 26lbs on a 50cm, I can just imagine the weight of the 60cm I'd need.

    I suppose I'll save up and get something worthwhile.

    Thanks again.

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    They came out with a new all aluminum model that looks just as nice (Type 2). Sounds promising, but I've never checked one out in person. Leader 725 would be my choice if I were in the market today.

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    They should've just named their bikes #1 and #2 .

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    There's only one number two...
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    Surly water.jpgSave up and get the surly!

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    It's also really uncomfortable to ride a bike with a wallet in your back pocket.


    I also didn't see that this had a second page.
    Last edited by Huffandstuff; 04-24-14 at 08:22 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Huffandstuff View Post
    It's also really uncomfortable to ride a bike with a wallet in your back pocket.
    It is? I must be doing it wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    It is? I must be doing it wrong.
    You probably have feromagnetic change in your wallet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Huffandstuff View Post
    It's also really uncomfortable to ride a bike with a wallet in your back pocket.

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    then your pants are too tight, hipster

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phyoomz View Post
    I like the look of the frame, but at 26lbs on a 50cm, I can just imagine the weight of the 60cm I'd need.
    Unless you're racing or hauling the bike up multiple flights of stairs, weight is over-rated as a deciding factor. If you like how it rides, you'll ride the bike and enjoy it regardless of weight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Philasteve View Post
    Save up and get the surly!

    Seems I'll do just that. Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnDThompson View Post
    Unless you're racing or hauling the bike up multiple flights of stairs, weight is over-rated as a deciding factor. If you like how it rides, you'll ride the bike and enjoy it regardless of weight.
    I agree with you there, but I have a road bike and a mountain bike, both of which have some decent weight to them. Part of the appeal of a fgss for me is it being lighter and having a more efficient drive (and also not having to worry about getting my shorts caught on my dt-shifters, don't judge me).

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    There is a pretty big difference between being a carbon clad weight weenie, and not wanting a 30 pound fixed gear bike.

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    Its a good thing Sean Connery isnt doing their promos.

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    Hmm… If the geometry chart is right, they seem to think only tall people should ride.

    59cm top tube on both sizes of Type-2 (obviously not effective TT length) and no angles of any kind given. Also, how does a 50cm bike have a standover of nearly 31"?


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