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Old 09-28-11, 05:46 AM
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$800 for a frame that requires 40 hours of labor. Free money! Quit your job and start making bamboo bikes right now!
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Old 09-28-11, 07:00 AM
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$800 for a frame that requires 40 hours of labor. Free money! Quit your job and start making bamboo bikes right now!
Plenty of Bamboo here in Kyoto. I think they usually use carbon fibre to join them..Is that correct?
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Old 09-28-11, 01:56 PM
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Calfee uses lugs made of hemp fiber. That's gonna cost extra. Their bamboo frames start at around $2700. Here's one done up in (Sram) Red.


A Pashley Double Scoop can be had for 540.
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Saw this in the bathroom of my favorite pizza place in downtown Denver. Asked an employee about it and said it was of the employees' commuter bike.

I noticed it was equipped with a full (well maybe except for the cranks, brakes and wheels) Campy Centaur (didn't check the number of speeds) grouppo.
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Old 10-01-11, 02:18 PM
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Saw this bike. In my mind, I was screaming "WANT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" It's so beautiful. It's a singlespeed/fixed (not sure) bike with a belt drive. Had a leather saddle of some sort and leather stitched handlebars. Absolutely beautiful. I saw it downtown at a place (starbucks) where tons of cyclists go, because it is where two of the main MUPs around here meet up. I wasn't paying attention, but my friend who I was with told me that a guy (who I suspect to be the owner of the bike) was watching me very closely, as I was taking pictures of his [strike]work of art[/strike] bike. If it were my bike, and some kid came up and started taking pictures of it, I would be watching him very closely too.



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Here's one I found at our local farmer's market today. This is a one-of-a-kind custom build. Never have to worry about flats with this bike
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Saw this bike. ...
Very interesting bike. I fine mixture of very expensive parts and dirt cheap parts. Mix and match, I love it.
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Just noticed you can see a reflection my sexay lower body in the picture. Just saying...
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What's the big lever thing on the brake on the drive side?
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Old 10-03-11, 12:20 AM
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What's the big lever thing on the brake on the drive side?
I'm guessing they're fender mounts.
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What's the big lever thing on the brake on the drive side?
I'm not sure.
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My friend rode to school today on his hybridized MTB (with slicks). Today, it snowed for the first time this year.







He doesn't even have knobbies (or studded tires). I wonder how his traction was.

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Old 10-26-11, 07:27 PM
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From Sunday's pub crawl ride.
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...From Sunday's pub crawl ride.
Did you have your wobbley wheels on?
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Saw this tandem today. Notice the HUGE suspension fork!

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Saw this fixie with BMX pegs on the rear wheel today.
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My friend Hattori San has to get brakes for his fixie. New law introduced that requires bikes to have front and rear brakes. This is what he came up with:

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I am staying in a small desert city in Southern Israel called Sde Boker. I am staying at a boarding school and almost every kid has a bike. A lot of them are missing shifter cables, rendering them as single speeds. I'll upload a few pictures of some of the bikes when I return to Denver in six weeks. There is web a tiny LBS that sells old (used?) bikes. I'll upload a picture of it when I return.
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I am staying in a small desert city in Southern Israel called Sde Boker...
I just Google Mapped it and yes, it is small. Take Care
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Interesting bike. Internal gears, discs, groovy twin top tubes, one piece front rack and bars.
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