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Favorite track bike (pictures)

Old 10-05-06, 08:51 PM
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Favorite track bike (pictures)

Post a picture of your favorite track bike. You can judge it based on appearance, components, roll of the dice -- whatever. But no conversions.




Of the 130someodd bikes in my screensaver file, this is the one I find the most amusing.
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That thing is less a track bike than most conversions, though.
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That pic is at the same time intresting, amusing and annoying.
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it looks digitally enhanced..
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Originally Posted by Seggybop
That thing is less a track bike than most conversions, though.
I made the post, I made the rules.
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Anything that [165], Ceya, dubteka, FungaziDave, abstnr, or dolface is currently riding. I leave it to them to post the bike I refer to.
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Originally Posted by Seggybop
That thing is less a track bike than most conversions, though.
Its only of use on the the track, its about as track specific as you can get.
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Old 10-05-06, 10:00 PM
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stayer bikes are the ugliest **** on this earth.
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Originally Posted by br995
Post a picture of your favorite track bike. You can judge it based on appearance, components, roll of the dice -- whatever. But no conversions.




Of the 130someodd bikes in my screensaver file, this is the one I find the most amusing.
Is that thing REAL? Who built that, and how big is that chainring?
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and by "stayer bikes" you meant "all of my body parts"?
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My favorite? the Ohtaki that just arrived this morning!

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show off.
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sorry. I'm just all excited.
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Originally Posted by mrRed
Its only of use on the the track, its about as track specific as you can get.
seems more likely to me that it's a land speed record bike for out on the salt flats.
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I've never seen a better looking bike. If I ever do i'll be in shock, because to me that is the perfect bike.
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Originally Posted by Old Breadbutt
sorry. I'm just all excited.
Looks like you have a good reason to be... Congrats
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Originally Posted by evanyc
seems more likely to me that it's a land speed record bike for out on the salt flats.
that was my guess too, but in all fairness, I think that sorta falls under the track bike umbrella. at least in this case.
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Old 10-06-06, 12:25 AM
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Originally Posted by DoshKel


I've never seen a better looking bike. If I ever do i'll be in shock, because to me that is the perfect bike.
seriously? I mean SERIOUSLY?? the frames nice and all, but you've never seen a better bike?





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**** you!!! Now I want a Tommasini. And I don't even want a trackbike at all, let alone a steel one (ooops...)
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that tommasini kinda ****s me up cause it's got cable routes on the bottom bracket. until now, I didn't notice. I just thought they were bb cutouts.
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Originally Posted by Old Breadbutt
seriously? I mean SERIOUSLY?? the frames nice and all, but you've never seen a better bike?


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I haven't. All those bikes you posted are no doubt beautiful as ****, but they all have issues when talking about the perfect bike for me. Geometry angles, tire clearence, paint, lug shape, label style, stem style, track ends, ect.

The Conti I posted is completely perfect in every way (in my eyes). The only two bikes that comes close in beauty to the Conti is TNCLR's Casati and 12XU's Mercian.
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Originally Posted by Old Breadbutt
that tommasini kinda ****s me up cause it's got cable routes on the bottom bracket. until now, I didn't notice. I just thought they were bb cutouts.

They are cutouts not cable guides.

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Originally Posted by Ceya
They are cutouts not cable guides.

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not the three slots you can see through, the raised ridges in pairs that follow the lines you'd want a cable to run through. (the cable guides)

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why does it matter, yo ?
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Yeah, the guys at Tom were too busy designing the paint job to make a track specific BB shell. I could live with it, though.
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