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09-18-10, 09:56 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 71,894
Posted By Ellong

On the last page, Did you mean saddle should be...

On the last page, Did you mean saddle should be straight or the seat height should be leveled to handlebar?
09-18-10, 08:42 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 71,894
Posted By Ellong

So from what I am reading, the Iro saddle should...

So from what I am reading, the Iro saddle should be leveled with the seat? I didn't know that. Is it because of the frame?
09-08-10, 02:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By Ellong

Alright thanks guys. I think that concluded my...

Alright thanks guys. I think that concluded my question. That was really helpful. Probably is best to stick with my fork.
09-08-10, 02:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By Ellong

Is there a reason why I should keep?

Is there a reason why I should keep?
09-08-10, 01:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By Ellong

Carbon fork worth it over Steel fork?

Hey guys,

I finally got my IRO Mark V and I have been riding it everyday since last Tuesday. Thanks to all the people who helped with my dilemma.

I don't plan on upgrading soon, but how would...
08-28-10, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By Ellong

Can someone give me a pros and cons to something...

Can someone give me a pros and cons to something like the Fizik vs Leather? Does the Honey Saddle get darker as well? How about the Fizik?
08-28-10, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By Ellong

What are positives to leather? Wouldn't the brown...

What are positives to leather? Wouldn't the brown leather lose color overtime?
08-28-10, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By Ellong

I found that the site has the brown honey for the...

I found that the site has the brown honey for the Fizik.

http://www.wiggle.co.uk/p/cycle/7/Fizik_MicroTex_Bar_Tape/5360022953/

What does anyone think about Fizik? How is this site? And how long...
08-28-10, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By Ellong

I want to match hahaha.

I want to match hahaha.
08-28-10, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By Ellong

Ahh dang, I want more of a simple looking bar...

Ahh dang, I want more of a simple looking bar tape. No weird logos on it if possible. Thanks for the suggestion though
08-28-10, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By Ellong

Brown Honey bar tape not cloth/brooks

Hey guys,

From anticipating my bike coming in, I have been looking around for a brown honey bar tape that isn't cloth or brooks or the elk covers. I been searching around the forums but see a lot...
08-25-10, 02:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,066
Posted By Ellong

If you can stretch 100 more which I did, I got...

If you can stretch 100 more which I did, I got the IRO Mark V. I had the same budget as well, kinda. Mine just shipped today! AHH
08-15-10, 02:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By Ellong

I just noticed but did you powdercoat it? Why the...

I just noticed but did you powdercoat it? Why the mavic eclipse though?
08-15-10, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By Ellong

Wow nice, Where did you get the wheels and how...

Wow nice, Where did you get the wheels and how much were they? How much of an upgrade is it?
08-15-10, 12:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

Another quick question guys, but whats the...

Another quick question guys, but whats the difference between a road wheel vs a track wheel?
08-15-10, 12:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

What are straps and clips? What are the good...

What are straps and clips? What are the good choices from your list of improvements?
08-15-10, 12:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

Wow? 150!? Geez, yeah Ill have to enjoy these...

Wow? 150!? Geez, yeah Ill have to enjoy these wheels. Are they easy to sell?



Ah, ok! Yeah, I will try my best to go back to the store. I never road a single speed, any tips? =P
08-15-10, 12:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

They only had 1 size=/. So what is the point of...

They only had 1 size=/. So what is the point of upgrading this wheelset, just wondering.
08-15-10, 12:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

How can you tell that it is well rounded? I do...

How can you tell that it is well rounded? I do not know how to phrase that any better.
08-15-10, 12:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

Really? I mean I would plan to change the wheels...

Really? I mean I would plan to change the wheels eventually?
08-15-10, 12:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

Dang I wanted the all black one haha. Umm say the...

Dang I wanted the all black one haha. Umm say the one at the place is not my size, what do I do next? Its just his place is so out of my way.
08-14-10, 11:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

Hmm, that is a good idea! My friend remembers...

Hmm, that is a good idea! My friend remembers that the guy said my size would be around 51cm to 52 cm. I'm guessing that is in general?
08-14-10, 11:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

Hey guys, Do you think if I call that # on the...

Hey guys, Do you think if I call that # on the IRO site would help me with sizing? I guess I can try that tomorrow.
08-14-10, 09:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

So it looks like I should go for the 50 cm then?...

So it looks like I should go for the 50 cm then? MM shipping is crazy its $60 =/.

I keep looking through the forums but I cant seem to find a cheap tool kit that a biker needs for any situation.
08-14-10, 08:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

Yeah that makes sense =P. Thanks for that tip

Yeah that makes sense =P. Thanks for that tip
08-14-10, 08:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

I don't know if this helps guys but I measured my...

I don't know if this helps guys but I measured my random mountain bike and it was 19-19.25 inch from center of the crank to the top tip of seattube joint. It just about touches my crotch with flip...
08-14-10, 08:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

Actually, I asked him and it was all stock. It...

Actually, I asked him and it was all stock. It was close to 600, sorry haha. What does it mean when the price is written on a tag is that with tax?

Yeah I am looking wheels that don't look flashy...
08-14-10, 08:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

I believe he measured from the back of the bike,...

I believe he measured from the back of the bike, if that helps?

Yeah probably the things I might change down the line are the wheels and the saddle for sure. Do you guys buy wheels by looks?
08-14-10, 08:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

I have a shorter torso though. What would I do?...

I have a shorter torso though. What would I do? That 49 was nearly touching my balls and I felt like I had to tiptoe a lil bit. Oh I also wanted to mention when i asked what my size would be he said...
08-14-10, 07:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

Yeah I got to see the IRO in person at my store...

Yeah I got to see the IRO in person at my store but it was near 600 for some reason. The guy said something about it being 49 inches. Which I don't get. Does that mean its the 50cm version? I don't...
08-14-10, 06:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

That really helped! Thank you so much for that....

That really helped! Thank you so much for that. How much of a difference is 18 vs 17 anyway?

Does anyone have more info on how it comes when delivered and what tools I would need to assemble?
...
08-14-10, 03:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

Wow this helped a lot! Umm I am getting an SS....

Wow this helped a lot! Umm I am getting an SS. Does the bike not come with brakes? Are these brakes the ones that drop down or on the side, or am I confused? Can you link me to this freewheel? I want...
08-14-10, 03:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

Hey guys, Would it be best for me to buy the IRO...

Hey guys, Would it be best for me to buy the IRO if I plan to replace the saddle, wheels, rims or something and other parts down the line? Why IRO?

Thanks Everyone! I really appreciate all the...
08-14-10, 12:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

Hey guys, I think I will go with the IRO. What...

Hey guys, I think I will go with the IRO. What Stem size should I get and What COG?
08-13-10, 09:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

I figured my choices now but i just want to know...

I figured my choices now but i just want to know how everyone says the iro is 400 and how for the ss and what options should I pick if I chose this and they only have black?
08-13-10, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,671,994
Posted By Ellong

What would a better crank/ wheel do and how would...

What would a better crank/ wheel do and how would that benefit?
08-13-10, 09:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

So how are there other colors on the forums? What...

So how are there other colors on the forums? What options should I pick other than the colors? I still don't get how i can keep it at $400?
08-13-10, 09:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

How is it 400? Are we looking at the fixie one?...

How is it 400? Are we looking at the fixie one? Shipping costs 60 bucks. I like the IRO though But I don't get the sizing for it. And the only option is black? I really want to buy soon=]

Also I...
08-13-10, 08:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

Hey guys, the IRO is 500 with shipping for the...

Hey guys, the IRO is 500 with shipping for the Single gear one. Is the kilo pro that much of a better buy then the kilo tt or stripper? the pro has no colors=/
08-13-10, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11,184
Views: 2,671,994
Posted By Ellong

Hey guys, Whats the difference between the...

Hey guys,

Whats the difference between the stripper and the Pro? The problem is that as of this moment the pro does not have the color white. Guys why should I choose the Kilo compared to the IRO,...
08-13-10, 11:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

I am looking for an SS. I do know the difference....

I am looking for an SS. I do know the difference. The Pro version has no color that I like for my Size which I would assume its 50cm cause im 5,6"?
08-13-10, 11:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

Thanks for that tip! So it looks like everyone...

Thanks for that tip! So it looks like everyone likes the Kilo a lot, but there are no color options for the pro. Whats the difference between the other kilos? If I pick up a bike what Tools or...
08-13-10, 10:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

So why the Pro? The colors other than white don't...

So why the Pro? The colors other than white don't appeal to me and looks to be sold out at 50 cm. Compared to the other kilos? Should I go to a local bike shop? Are there certain parts I should or...
08-13-10, 10:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

Why these choices? Are the frames any different...

Why these choices? Are the frames any different and are they geared towards something better compared to the other? What is wrong with the Dawes or Windsor. What if my budget is <$500? I am guessing...
08-13-10, 05:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ellong

First SS Bike with around <$400 budget

Hey guys,

I was always thinking about getting a bike around 2 years ago and now I think I am ready to make the jump on a new Single Speed bike. I noticed that a lot of people are buying their...
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