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Old 01-15-19, 06:05 PM
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Fahrenheit531 
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I am entertained! Flying paint? Hilarious because I've done it, albeit with hot sauce or something. JB-weld fork mods serving zero actual purpose? A poke in the eye for the weight weenies, and a testament to the dedication of a man who would make a fake version of a real movie fake of a real race bike. Inception down the rabbit hole! Hell, I dunno. What I do know is somehow the OP has found a grey area in the counterfeit bike morality rules.

On the other hand...
Originally Posted by lostarchitect View Post
IMO all you did here is ruin a good Trek.
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