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Old 11-05-19, 05:21 PM
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Old 11-05-19, 08:05 PM
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Take my money! Please!
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I skipped it this year, but the guy who built my custom ti frame usually has a both with eye candy. The last time I went he was displaying a custom ti commuter with a 1x drivetrain he built for a customer. Must be nice to be able to afford a custom Engin ti to use solely as a commuter.
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Take my money! Please!
There is also affordable, practical stuff there. Mr. King (of King bottle cages) was there last time I went. My friend mentioned that one of her King cages broke. He tossed her a new one for free.
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A couple of observations. 1. Those new Soma bars look like a rip off of the Canyon Grail bars. 2. I can't decide if shorts with an pump-up sit bone pad are goofy or genius.
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Old 11-06-19, 09:24 AM
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2. I can't decide if shorts with an pump-up sit bone pad are goofy or genius.
Do these shorts make my butt look big?
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Do these shorts make my butt look big?
Depends on how much you pump them up.
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Originally Posted by MattTheHat View Post
Depends on how much you pump them up.
My butt would make those shorts look big.
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I attended for the first time this year. I thought it was well run and although I could only stay for Saturday I had a ball. Because I could only stay for one day I didn't have time for any of the seminars...next time I will make an effort to do that. Wonder if any of this years seminars were recorded???

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There is also affordable, practical stuff there. Mr. King (of King bottle cages) was there last time I went. My friend mentioned that one of her King cages broke. He tossed her a new one for free.
Actually, I wasn’t complaining of the expense of the items, I was making fun of myself for wanting at least half of the stuff in the video.
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That was a very well done video. Looks like a fun show.

I really like the Hiplock. Just a little thing to carry when I'm riding around town and don't feel like carrying my regular locks. Two of those would be a good deterrent, I would think. They're only $24.99, which strikes me as pretty reasonable.
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I cant believe somebody is making more seat post diameters. Like bicycles arent complicated enough already.
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The Normal Bike lady is your typical salesperson. "So, that's my favorite part about it. The wood actually dampens a lot of the shock and vibration from the road. So, you can actually ride all day and not feel it in your joints as much as you would in a regular bike." I'm guessing that depends on what a "regular" bike is. I could believe wood transmits less shock than aluminum, as with baseball bats. But as I've said previously...if wood, or steel or titanium is so great, why do they make the fork out of carbon fiber?

If I ride all day, I'm feeling it in my joints no matter what I'm riding!
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