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Old 10-07-12, 05:40 PM   #726
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Looks mean.

What is it?
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I'll give you guys 3 guesses
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I'll give you guys 3 guesses
Look man, here are my guesses:
4?
9?
6?
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Old 10-07-12, 08:34 PM   #732
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Old 10-07-12, 09:26 PM   #733
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4?
9?
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ding ding ding! We have a winnarr!!

Yeah. I've always wanted one. I found a great deal and sold A LOT of stuff to afford it.
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Yeah. I've always wanted one. I found a great deal and sold A LOT of stuff to afford it.
You walkin' to work now?
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Old 10-07-12, 09:33 PM   #735
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Old 10-08-12, 01:44 PM   #736
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most of the parts arrived today so I mocked how the bike is going to be

missing is the campagnolo pista crank that I got an amazing deal a while ago, fizik kurve saddle, kmc 710sl, 105 pedals and continental gp4000s.

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tubular or clincher ellipses?
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Old 10-08-12, 03:26 PM   #738
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Fondriest - Me and Dad's shared racing bike
I've come to realise these aren't as nice and light as above, but atleast I can use mine for commuting too I guess
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It's my understanding that Mavic Ellipse are only available as clincher.
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I cleaned up lots of street FG chatter to try and keep the signal/noise ratio high in this thread (and forum).
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Old 10-18-12, 12:33 AM   #741
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updated. replaced the fork for a bianchi concept.

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I dare you to post that under an alias account in the SS/FG pics thread.

"FIX UR SETBACK AND BAR SETUPP!!"

I'm very jelly of that bike. I'd love to try riding something like that some day just to see what it's like.
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I dare you to post that under an alias account in the SS/FG pics thread.

"FIX UR SETBACK AND BAR SETUPP!!"

I'm very jelly of that bike. I'd love to try riding something like that some day just to see what it's like.
I missed this.

Hahaha, thanks!

It would be an awful daily ride. It's really stiff and has an aggressive geometry. Not comfortable for more than a few minutes at a time.
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It would be an awful daily ride. It's really stiff and has an aggressive geometry. Not comfortable for more than a few minutes at a time.
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Hahaha, thanks!

It would be an awful daily ride. It's really stiff and has an aggressive geometry. Not comfortable for more than a few minutes at a time.
Hey Carleton can you give the email adress of the guy who makes the Alien frames? I would like to get in touch with him!
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Hey Carleton can you give the email adress of the guy who makes the Alien frames? I would like to get in touch with him!
I just contacted him to see which email address he wants to use. I have his personal email address. I treat personal email addresses like personal phone numbers. I don't want to give out a friend's personal email address without their permission.
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Old 10-31-12, 10:26 AM   #748
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My ride! Not my wheels, borrowed for a big race, I'm not allowed to ride discs and 4 spokes in my age group! I have a new Fizik Antares versus saddle on it now, and some Ritchey WCS Classic bars on it too. Those bars a just some cheap Giant bars but I wanted to ride 36cm width bars, I just wish someone sold some 36cm bars in roadie traditional bend style
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My ride! Not my wheels, borrowed for a big race, I'm not allowed to ride discs and 4 spokes in my age group! I have a new Fizik Antares versus saddle on it now, and some Ritchey WCS Classic bars on it too. Those bars a just some cheap Giant bars but I wanted to ride 36cm width bars, I just wish someone sold some 36cm bars in roadie traditional bend style
Nice.

Maybe consider Nitto B125AA (aluminum alloy) sprint bars. They are short and shallow and come in widths from 34 to 42+ cm in 1CM increments.

Victoria Pendleton (and few other British riders) have used the B123AA models which is the same material, just more reach and deeper drop.



...as recently as this weekend past (this is not Pendleton):




EDIT: The only down side is that you won't get as much of a flat hand-hold area for Madison slings. But there is definitely enough there to work with.
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Something to look into, do you know what the drop/reach measurements are for those bars? Cheers
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