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Old 04-06-08, 02:58 PM
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Old 04-06-08, 03:01 PM
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LOL

and getting a different saddle would've saved a hell of a lot of weight, just looks so out of place
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i jam my thumbs up and back into the tubes. this way i can point my fingers straight out in front to split the wind and attain an even more aero profile, and the usual fixed gear - zen - connectedness feeling through the drivetrain is multiplied ten fold because my thumbs become one with the tubing.
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it would help if there was an example on a bike that wasn't fugly.

where's that pic of floyd's tdf bike, with flippage?
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Its pretty common to have the stem up on BT Stealth's. Actually it's more than common it's the norm.

Basically no-one is going to blow 5K on a frame they can't ride across all disciplines on the track. So they have a really short head tube length which allows you to get down low enough when you put TT bars on. When you have drops on, it means to raise the bars high enough you need spacers and a reversed stem. Compunding it is the fact most sprinters use a frame about one size smaller than they should for perceived improvements in stiffness.

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That's the most in need of a flip-it bike I've ever seen.
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Needs more graphics.
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and curves.
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Zen ring with a Powertap.. niice.
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Zen ring with a Powertap.. niice.
Actually that's an SRM crank. Powertaps are hubs.
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