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    Cheaper pursuit frames

    Anybody know of any cheaper steel pursuit frames? The lowest Ive found is the BLB Lo Pro for $400.

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    You really wanna buy the cheapest thing available? Do you wanna be cruising along at 15mph, or 35 downhill, hit a bump, break a weld (that was welded by a 9 year old chinese boy smoking a cigarette), and smash all yer teef out?


    Why is everyone so cheap? I mean, yeah i get it. "money's tight". Money has always been tight, for every generation. But, save yer pennies, and get something nice.

    Nice bikes ain't cheap, and cheap bikes ain't nice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by T13 View Post
    You really wanna buy the cheapest thing available? Do you wanna be cruising along at 15mph, or 35 downhill, hit a bump, break a weld (that was welded by a 9 year old chinese boy smoking a cigarette), and smash all yer teef out?


    Why is everyone so cheap? I mean, yeah i get it. "money's tight". Money has always been tight, for every generation. But, save yer pennies, and get something nice.

    Nice bikes ain't cheap, and cheap bikes ain't nice.
    Pursuit bike bro. No bumps on the tarck. No down hill. Just smooth and aero.

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    Straight fooin'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flatulentfox View Post
    Pursuit bike bro. No bumps on the tarck. No down hill. Just smooth and aero.

    Ah, sorry. I was thinking it was some sort of hipster thing to get a pursuit bike to ride on the street, for instant street cred. Like people who plop down a credit card and get sleeved out in japanese koi fish tattoos or Sailor jerry flash. I always forget about people that actually ride track/pursuit bikes, on a "track".

    My bad.

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    My decoder ring must be broken. Where did the OP say he wanted it for the track?

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    Quote Originally Posted by T13 View Post
    I always forget about people that actually ride track/pursuit bikes, on a "track".
    They don't. Funny bikes aren't legal in track races any more. So your original picture was pretty well on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by prooftheory View Post
    They don't. Funny bikes aren't legal in track races any more. So your original picture was pretty well on.

    So, what exactly WERE pursuit bikes for, originally? Not to sound stupid, but I don't know that much about them. I like "aggressive" bikes, but i rode a friends pursuit bike(not sure what make) in NYC about 10 years ago, and it was AWFUL, to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by T13 View Post
    So, what exactly WERE pursuit bikes for, originally? Not to sound stupid, but I don't know that much about them. I like "aggressive" bikes, but i rode a friends pursuit bike(not sure what make) in NYC about 10 years ago, and it was AWFUL, to me.
    Pursuit bikes are not illegal on a velodrome; they are simply not allowed in mass start races or sprints. You can use them for time trial races such as a pursuit or kilo, where aerodynamics is the most important consideration. Riding a pursuit bike on the street is stupid.
    What, Me Worry? - Alfred E. Neuman

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    I'd like to think i have as much money as brains.

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