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One thing that will always be a constant.

Old 02-26-09, 12:19 AM
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One thing that will always be a constant.

Regardless of bike, there is usually one thing that you won't venture away from, what is it?

For all of the stuff I change between the only brand I really don't wonder away from and have no desire to either is E.Thirteen Every bike I have had since 2003 has had an Evil/E13 supercharger on it. The other thing here is a Thomson Elite Seat post.
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Old 02-26-09, 12:34 AM
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8 speed. Always.


Except the road bike, of course.
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Old 02-26-09, 12:48 AM
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Steel.

Preferably Reynolds.
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Old 02-26-09, 12:56 AM
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Probably an RST fork. Another seems to be FSA cranks. I like other brands but I can never seem to get past the solid, rock-bottom value that they are.
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Old 02-26-09, 01:43 AM
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Steel!

Oh, but not high tensile steel. Or any other steel which is pretty much a recycled washing machine.

Nice steel, y'know?
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Old 02-26-09, 04:01 AM
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Im having a hell of a time letting coil springs go.
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Old 02-26-09, 04:04 AM
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Oh right. Flat pedals. Sticking with em until i die i think.
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Old 02-26-09, 05:30 AM
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Odessey Twisted Platforms (alloy)

XO trigger and derailleur

ODI Lock-on Grips.

SRAM Gold-link chain connector


The rest, I'm not fussed...

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Old 02-26-09, 06:31 AM
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My Ti frame. 10 years and still going.
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I've been happy with Shimano Hollowtech II cranksets, and Hope Pro II hubs. As long as the land of milk and honey delivereth, I'll be loving Kenda tires. WTB Rocket V saddles have been great for the last couple-3 yrs.

The biggest thing though has to be the HT2 crankset.




Edit: Scratch all that crap...the one thing that will always be a constant is that I'll break crap.

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Old 02-26-09, 08:34 AM
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so far, only thing thats constant,

I AIN"T PAYING RETAIL!

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Old 02-26-09, 08:41 AM
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I love, love, love the Shimano XTR (960) cranks I have and can't see myself moving away from anything similar (Hollowtech II as Chelboed stated).

My other constant is that I'll always be a chicken-**** clumsy hack.
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Old 02-26-09, 08:56 AM
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Lock on grips.
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Old 02-26-09, 09:30 AM
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my cyclometer.

it's the only thing i could think of...
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Old 02-26-09, 11:03 AM
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Injured shins.
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The only thing constant across my bikes are the peadles/peddles/paddles/petals/pedals
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Old 02-26-09, 11:35 AM
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giro helmets, gotta love the roclock

lock on grips (odi) and extermal bb (at least on my good bikes)

there's alot of other stuff I like, ie fox, juicys, sram shifters, mavic, but i wouldn't say i'd never ride somthin else

oh how bout 6 bolt rotors, boo down with centerlock
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Old 02-26-09, 12:23 PM
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Pneumatic tires.

SRAM powerlink.
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Old 02-26-09, 02:00 PM
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in almost 20 years.. not much.

in the last 15.. grip shift, bolt on skewers, something anodized, and except for cassettes.. as few shimano parts as possible.
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ATAC pedals, thomson seatpost, wtb saddle, sram cassette- RD- and chain, race face cranks, gripshift. Everything else is negotiable.
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XTR (when I can afford it) or XT, always.
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I dont think I'll ever leave sram.
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Originally Posted by ca7erham View Post
I dont think I'll ever leave sram.
yeah dude, sram has impressed me everytime i've used something with thier logo on it.... i cant say the same for shimano, infact i've been disappointed more times than impressed.
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I've been really impressed with X.0 shifters, as they're better than anything I've ever used from Shimano, so I'll probably always use SRAM shifters/RD. And I'll never go to 29ers (I'm too short, and wouldn't want to give up the flickability anyway), so I guess 26 inch wheels will be a constant for me (though I'd gladly trade my 26 DJ for a 24). I doubt I'll ever move away from riser bars, even if flat bars make a comeback. And Fox helmets...best fitting lid I've ever worn.
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