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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    My response would have been something along the lines of: "Does your bike have computer controlled suspension? Then shut your piehole, this baby is from the future!"
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    am I getting there?

    I know I've got a way to go but I'm taking it slow so I can get it as close as I can to "being ready," I also know that only when I take her out on a few tour will I know what "being ready" means.



















    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    WOW!.... that's a beauty!

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    Looking great, she's ready to roll. Love the classic lines.

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    What's that spring/coil thing near the derailleur in the bottom pic? Can't figure it out...

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevage View Post
    What's that spring/coil thing near the derailleur in the bottom pic? Can't figure it out...
    Cable housing to the rear derailleur.

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    Great work of retro art! I'd be afraid to take anything that pretty out the door.
    The bicycle is one of the great inventions of mankind. Delights children, challenges young men to feats of daring, and turns old men into boys again.--Me

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    Nice looking bike! Looks like it needs another water bottle cage, and lower gearing.

    Cute kitties.
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    I don't know why you think you have a way to go. That bike looks ready to do wonderful things.

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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    My response would have been something along the lines of: "Does your bike have computer controlled suspension? Then shut your piehole, this baby is from the future!"
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    Wow! Thanks for the great comments! I plan on a front rack some day soon, and I'm adding a water bottle cage identical to the one on the bars to her at this very moment!
    Last edited by ilikebikes; 10-29-09 at 06:48 PM.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    27 inch tires n tubes? Anyone care to talk about how hard those are to get? I have no idea.

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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    My response would have been something along the lines of: "Does your bike have computer controlled suspension? Then shut your piehole, this baby is from the future!"
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    I think you'll get mixed replies on that subject, I myself have found that they are just a bit harded to find than 700c's, but not by much, if you look on the web you'll find more than a few places that still carry quality 27' tires. I'm lucky enough to have three LBS that stock them.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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