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Old 09-12-07, 07:10 PM
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So I'm in the market for some parts

I'm thinking about getting a Macneil Pivotal seat post, and an FBM Pivotal Seat (for the Metric). I assume both of those are good choices? And then I might get some new grips while I'm at it (either a pair of Odyssey Team grips or maybe Fly Ruben grips if they are any better), and some Kink Lightest bar ends. Any other parts I might wanna get along with the other stuff?

And since I'll be ordering from danscomp, I'll probably throw in a hoodie (cooler weather isn't too far away it seems that summer started just a week or two ago and it's already over!) and maybe a hat while I'm at it.

BTW does anybody have any recommendations for bike locks? On occasion I'll stop at various places while riding my bike, and I want to be able to lock it up. Since my bike (both actually) aren't worth thousands or anything and I'm not in that bad of a city I probably don't need the greatest lock in the world, but I don't want it a peice of junk.

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Well for the bike lock, you can always bring your bike in inside, a lot of the store's let me do that because i hate carrying a lock around. Also i would reccomend the Slam XLT Bar's. I like the oddysey team grip's more, my friend has them on his stp and i really love them.
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i hate my team grips. got my macneil stump in today.(sexy) i like the bar ends. lock it up with anything over 20 bucks at least.
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Really that's odd. Get some some pictures Live4Muzic, i want to see a picture of your bike.
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ok ill have some soon.
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Old 09-12-07, 10:58 PM
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I usually take my bike inside of stores too, but some places dont want me to. One guy i saw locked his bmx bike with two u-locks; one thru the rear wheel & frame, and the other lock thru the frame & front wheel & the thing to lock up to.
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haha. I would hate to haveto carry locks around. But get like the one of dan's comp a cable one for $10.
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The guy's bike was locked up at the place he worked (bike shop of course), and I doubt he was doing much extreme riding on the commute. But yeah, for regular around town riding (unless you are specifically going to spend a while at a large store/whatever) carrying two U-locks would be strange.

And unless I've missed something I can't find any bike locks on danscomp.com.
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How did I miss that. I was looking everywhere! Thanks man!
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thats what i use at school.
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And it is why your bike has been stolen five times in the past year. Just kidding. The lock doesn't look that bad (at least I hope it isn't all that bad because it's what I plan on getting).
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its nice for going threw many parts but kinda thin. the part with the joint is easy to saw threw. take about a minute.
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Old 09-14-07, 04:01 PM
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You tried sawing through it?
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no, but a kid has his sawed this week.
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Hmmm I see. I may want to get a better lock sometime.
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I use a Kryptonic bike cable lock. I ride my bike EVERYWHERE and it has never gotten stolen with this lock. I think i paid around 13 bucks for it at Kmart.
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that lock is tight i used to have one.
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