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Reversed Chop & Flop Handlebar

Old 01-05-18, 09:17 AM
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Arigato gozaimasu, Fugazi-san!

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Arigatogozaimasu, Fugazi-san!
Say What?

(can't google it)
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It means "thank you" in Japanese
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It means "thank you" in Japanese
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Old 01-21-18, 08:39 PM
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New to SS/FG... just read this fiasco start to finish after seeing it referenced in another thread.
Shoulda found my way over here a long time ago.
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As much as I hate to breathe any life into this thread.

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this fiasco
You'll do fine here.
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Old 01-22-18, 11:45 AM
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Originally Posted by J.Oxley
New to SS/FG... just read this fiasco start to finish after seeing it referenced in another thread.
Shoulda found my way over here a long time ago.
Yer late. The good stuff already got deleted.
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Originally Posted by SquidPuppet
Yer late. The good stuff already got deleted.
You mean stuff like other posters making up quotes from a member? Or casting aspersions about a member's mother?
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Originally Posted by pcf
You mean stuff like other posters making up quotes from a member? Or casting aspersions about a member's mother?
Evidently I missed some stuff too.
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Old 08-07-18, 04:59 PM
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My brother recently joined me for a 20 mile ride. Some good pictures of the upright, comfortable body position these bars enable, both of us are over 60 years old.


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Old 08-07-18, 08:04 PM
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Your elbows look locked out. Not a great fit but with Floppy choppy bars I guess that is the way to go?
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he’s happy af. both of em are. when’s the last time someone took a pic of you on your bike and you had a smile like that?
leave em alone. just because you don’t agree with it doesn’t mean that it’s wrong.
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Originally Posted by johnnytheboy
heís happy af. both of em are. whenís the last time someone took a pic of you on your bike and you had a smile like that?
leave em alone. just because you donít agree with it doesnít mean that itís wrong.
Thank you sir! More of us need your attitude. Let 'em ride.
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I am not trying to stop them from riding or anything like that just pointing out locked out elbows and having at a little fun at the slap chop bar. Usually when people photograph me on the bike I am smiling.
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those bikes are still trash.
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Old 08-09-18, 03:58 AM
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Originally Posted by motrheadsroadie
those bikes are still trash.
A PX-10 is trash?
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did i stutter
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I see the old guys riding bikes with funky bars and big smiles. I can see the attitudes of the snarky types mocking them and can readily guess what their lives are like. Which ones do YOU want to be like?
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Old 08-09-18, 12:03 PM
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You can throw your 2 cents in whichever old-timey gumball machine you'd like, but every aspect of my life is ****ing awesome.
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not only do you not know how to install a proper pair of handlebars, but you also cant properly tighten the straps of your helmet.
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Old 08-09-18, 03:33 PM
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Originally Posted by rustystrings61
I see the old guys riding bikes with funky bars and big smiles. I can see the attitudes of the snarky types mocking them and can readily guess what their lives are like. Which ones do YOU want to be like?
I want to be an old guy (I'm not too far off now) smiling and having fun while riding a nice bike that doesn't have its handlebar on backwards. Also, preferably a frame not covered with truck bed liner. Can I be that guy?

Not gonna openly mock anyone here, but it's hard to resist when someone keeps posting pics of a bike that practically begs for it.
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Old 08-09-18, 10:25 PM
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Jeffrey Dahmer smiled and he ate children! Y'all can be like that if you want. I prefer to have an awesome life with proper handlebars that aren't floppy choppy and a bike not made from melted down cast iron boat anchors!

This is a proper PX-10 and one I would happily own and ride granted it was upgraded with Campanoglos:
https://www.steel-vintage.com/peugeo...ke-1967-detail
I don't see a young Eddy riding with Vince from Slap Chop handlebars but one with Campie on it, yes very much yes!
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Old 08-10-18, 06:16 AM
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Having fun, about 100 miles on these in the past 3 days. Maybe we could have done twice that on good bikes with approved handlebars?

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Maybe we could have done twice that on good bikes with approved handlebars?
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