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Old 02-13-08, 11:58 PM
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Hey everyone,

I was recently thinking 'bout my bike, and I've decided I should put a Zipp Sub9 on my Fuel for maximum efficiency, and a Zipp 303 on the front for low weight. I was also thinking about some Aerobars, any suggestions? Do they have XTR or X.0 Bar ends? Are they carbon, or standard aluminum? What kind of control will I get with the aerobars when I'm doing repeated 2 foot drops? Will I notice a difference?

Thanks.

EDIT- Is the Sub9 compatible with 9 speed cassettes?

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Old 02-14-08, 12:19 AM
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Umm, yeah, ok.

The stupidity of what you want to do has left me speechless.
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Old 02-14-08, 12:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Mr. Smashy View Post
Umm, yeah, ok.

The stupidity of what you want to do has left me speechless.
I'm going to give hiim the benefit of the doubt and assume he's making an attempt (albeit bad attempt) at humor.
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Old 02-14-08, 12:40 AM
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I think its a great idea, but only if youre running a totem on that Trek of yours.
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Flip the stem too?
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You can get Sram Red bar ends but the sram road stuff has a different actuation ratio than the mountain stuff IRC. However with your ultra aero/lightweight new setup you can probably get by just fine with road gearing. Say a 53/42 up front with an 11-21 cassette. Bonus points for the fact that you're now using 10 speed, which is over 10% better than 9 speed.

As for going off drops in the aero bars, the lack of control due to the fact that you're steering with your elbows should be compensated for by the magical properties of all your new carbon. Uber sweet!
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Are you high?

Puff puff pass.
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Inconceivable!
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Originally Posted by ProFail View Post
Hey everyone,

I was recently thinking 'bout my bike, and I've decided I should put a Zipp Sub9 on my Fuel for maximum efficiency, and a Zipp 303 on the front for low weight. I was also thinking about some Aerobars, any suggestions? Do they have XTR or X.0 Bar ends? Are they carbon, or standard aluminum? What kind of control will I get with the aerobars when I'm doing repeated 2 foot drops? Will I notice a difference?

Thanks.

EDIT- Is the Sub9 compatible with 9 speed cassettes?

Did I fool anyone yet? I hope not....

I wanted to see if people knew how to highlight text.... Apparently not, highlight what I wrote.


I just love them carbon road wheels on a MTB.

Also, successful troll is successful.
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What????
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Were you dropped on your head as an infant?
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Originally Posted by ProFail View Post
Also, successful troll is successful.
Success is subjective. In my book, you're a failure.
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Success is subjective. In my book, you're a failure.
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Originally Posted by mtnbiker66 View Post
Were you dropped on your head as an infant?
Yes.

I have a small dent in the back of my head.
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Yes.

I have a small dent in the back of my head.
I don't doubt it.
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I don't doubt it.
In fact, the doctors said that it's impaired my discussion making skills, esp. when it comes to the internet.
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In fact, the doctors said that it's impaired my discussion making skills, esp. when it comes to the internet.
That's fine. I don't intend on holding a discussion with you.
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Originally Posted by junkyard View Post
That's fine. I don't intend on holding a discussion with you.
How was your day? It was really a beautiful day where I live, mid seventies! Unfortunately, I had to much work to do to go for a ride, but I'm sure there will be an equally extraordinary tomorrow! I plan on heading over to some local trails and just riding to my hearts desire. I can only hope you had as wonderful a day as me! Was it?

Where's the love on Valentine's day? I intended to do this to see what peoples reactions would be and if people actually highlight to make sure they don't miss anything....

I guess I got what I asked for. (Indifferent) GoingB2/Road Forums. At least M_S incorporated some lulz into his post.
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