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Old 06-23-10, 02:25 AM   #1
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touring bike built!

so excited to start riding the highways. gonna be some fun camping trips coming up here in about a week

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Old 06-24-10, 07:24 AM   #2
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good luck riding that thing. yikes!
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Old 06-24-10, 07:50 AM   #3
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Well, I guess you won`t be jumping into this week`s STI/Barcon debate or next week`s Canti/linear/disc party. You gonna pull a trailer behind it any chance? I`d hate to see you miss all the fun
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Old 06-24-10, 08:28 AM   #4
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Who needs panniers or brakes. You can hang grocery bags from the "drops" and with luck they'll get into the spokes when you need to stop.
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Old 06-24-10, 03:08 PM   #5
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everything a touring bike shouldn't be ,sorry buddy but it just look's all wrong.
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Old 06-26-10, 10:13 PM   #6
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Riding a fixie or single speed is like playing golf with just a 9 iron-- sometime during the game (ride) you might have the right tool (gear) for the job.

However, I don't ride a single speed or play golf so what the heck do I know
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Old 06-26-10, 11:46 PM   #7
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there are people that ride fixed for touring, but I'm pretty sure all the ones that have survived the trip had fairly good brakes.
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Old 06-27-10, 12:15 AM   #8
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I see no problem with this.
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Old 06-27-10, 12:20 AM   #9
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are those bars custom?
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The bike is nicely set-up; except, I don't like the way the silver front rims clash against the rear black one. BTW, I'm looking at getting a set of those bars for my Miyata 1000.
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I love your minimalist approach, my skinny legs would love it if I toured like this.
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Old 06-27-10, 05:10 PM   #12
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so excited to start riding the highways. gonna be some fun camping trips coming up here in about a week



Are you serious?!? Where will you tour? Around your block?
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Old 06-27-10, 06:11 PM   #13
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Tavern tourer I would think.
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I question the lack of an adjustable stem, though I do like the bedroll storage feature of the handlebars.
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Dear everyone,

This is a joke.

that is all.
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Looks like a good bike, but I think the fork is bent. Also, need some white bar tape.
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I would add rear suspension and then call it PERFECT!
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I question the lack of an adjustable stem, though I do like the bedroll storage feature of the handlebars.
I question a lot more than that, but yeah, I think this is a joke.

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Which end is the front?
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