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Old 12-16-11, 10:32 PM
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Love it. All aside, that's a great looking ride.

These are kind of clever: http://www.rivbike.com/product-p/m11.htm
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Old 12-16-11, 10:38 PM
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I was expecting a Serotta
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Old 12-16-11, 11:42 PM
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Looks great, with the cheapo front derailleur and all. I think the Ciussi Elite cages are a little too flashy for a Huffy though!
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Old 12-16-11, 11:45 PM
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Thanks all...I know it's not the fanciest or most impressive build, but I'm really thrilled with how it turned out. It's no Serotta, and I did go budget build in several areas...but it sure doesn't feel like a budget build when it's moving.

I'm really surprised at how natural the Huffy stickers look on it. If I can make people argue over titanium Huffys, so much the better!
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Old 12-16-11, 11:57 PM
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Originally Posted by tugrul View Post
I was expecting a Serotta
I thought the same thing. Aaron, you now have the second nicest Huffy I've seen

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Old 12-17-11, 01:27 AM
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Lightest Huff MTB evar?
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Old 12-22-11, 10:27 PM
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Yeah, the decals go really well with that color.
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Old 12-23-11, 12:53 PM
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Originally Posted by KonAaron Snake View Post
Litespeed Obed MTB...
Does that make it a Huffspeed or a Litehuff?
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Old 12-23-11, 03:25 PM
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Oh the Serotta/Huffy is going on my xmas list now. I've always wanted a Serotta and a Huffy Branded one would be awesome.

Aaron nice work! - How you liking those command shifters so far? Are they indexing properly with the Shimano Cassette or are you running them in "less indexing" mode?
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Old 12-23-11, 03:36 PM
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I would've just cleaned it up and then gotten the tube valves lined up in the rims. I think the rear stays are supposed to be bent like that, so that's a solid Huffy frame.
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Old 12-23-11, 04:05 PM
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Originally Posted by TimmyT View Post
The only thing on that bike that looks huffy to me are the decals.

Did you keep either of the other frames you got with this one? I'd hate to see a Merckx with "Huffy" emblazoned on it.
Yeah, a Merckx should have decals!!
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Originally Posted by Zaphod Beeblebrox View Post
Oh the Serotta/Huffy is going on my xmas list now. I've always wanted a Serotta and a Huffy Branded one would be awesome.

Aaron nice work! - How you liking those command shifters so far? Are they indexing properly with the Shimano Cassette or are you running them in "less indexing" mode?
I'm using the indexing mode - it works well. It isn't as precise as STI or Ergo, but I don't need it to be. I'm VERY happy with how everything on it turned out, especially the braking.

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I would've just cleaned it up and then gotten the tube valves lined up in the rims. I think the rear stays are supposed to be bent like that, so that's a solid Huffy frame.
Did anyone else understand this comment?
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Old 12-23-11, 04:38 PM
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Did anyone else understand this comment?[/QUOTE]



Maybe he didn't follow the entire thread and thinks it is a real Wally World Huffy.
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Old 12-24-11, 04:24 AM
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Originally Posted by bikingshearer View Post
Does that make it a Huffspeed or a Litehuff?
if you're trying to keep crackheads from stealing it, i don't think "huffspeed" is a good choice
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Old 02-10-19, 12:01 PM
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bumping this ancient thread cause photobucket took down the pics.. can we see some more?
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I love this bike! It has evolved and changed over the years, and will continue to do so.
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