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Jackass BFSSFG poseur tarck bicyclist of the day

Old 12-08-07, 04:38 AM
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Originally Posted by deathhare
He's talkin about this.

ummmz, his stem need viagraz
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Originally Posted by jacobpriest
YOU GUYS ARE TRIPPIN. theres nothing really wrong with this bike
besides that godawful bikesdirect stem, the dummy lever and the fact that it should never be rode on the street. right?
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Old 12-08-07, 06:03 AM
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Originally Posted by br995
I tried reading that about 3 times thinking "Hey, I know that guy. Maybe I can figure it out."


Nope.
Hey, perhaps you need an ESL speaker to figure it out for you.


there's so much that's not wrong with that bike that i don't think the other parts warrant posting in this thread
So it's a good bike with a few silly bits that don't screw it up that badly.

Or maybe not.
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Old 12-08-07, 08:45 AM
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Old 12-08-07, 08:47 AM
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**** man!! That seat is like the embroidered 3rensho seat that guy got me from the attic in Abiko. Remember?

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Old 12-08-07, 08:52 AM
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I bet it's the same one.

Too bad my monitor doesn't have scent-o-vision so I can find out.
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Old 12-08-07, 08:58 AM
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It might be the same one cause he said it was off some really weird 3rensho and thats all i understood.
BTW, Thats like a Spiderman frame and would sell for 2 grand on ebay.

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Old 12-08-07, 09:19 AM
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Man, that's bike like what would happen if 3Rensho made that Calfee spider's web bike.
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Old 12-08-07, 11:01 AM
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Is that a support from the stem to the fork? Crazy
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Old 12-08-07, 11:34 AM
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Originally Posted by PunctualAlex
yeah... because I only have one brake. I don't put deraillers on a bike with no shifters or gears, so I wouldn't very well put a rear brake lever on a bike with no rear brake.
Yeah but arguably the most important function of the rear brake lever is to provide a necessary part of the on-the-tops hand position. Whether or not your lever is attached to anyting it's slightly jackassed to deprive yourself of this position if you don't have a good reason. PS: if you click on the forum guidelines in the upper right corner of your screen, I'm pretty sure they'll say that you're not allowed to call people asses.

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Old 12-08-07, 12:14 PM
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Originally Posted by mander
Yeah but arguably the most important function of the rear brake lever is to provide a necessary part of the on-the-tops hand position. Whether or not your lever is attached to anyting it's slightly jackassed to deprive yourself of this position if you don't have a good reason.
Right, and here's what I don't get about that: If you want to ride in the drops, you ride in the drops. If you want to ride in the tops, why not get bullhorns? I mean, drops with brake levers is great for road bikes because you occasionally ride them for so long that you need different hand positions, but is this guy really doing centuries on his pursuit frame? The phantom brake lever on the drops has always bugged me, and on this bike it's just one of like 20 things that makes the bike look completely cross-eyed and silly. a mix of "function before form" parts on a pursuit bike? with the cranks on the wrong side? I just do not freakin' get it

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PS: if you click on the forum guidelines in the upper right corner of your screen, I'm pretty sure they'll say that you're not allowed to call people asses.
my bad
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Old 12-08-07, 12:27 PM
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Originally Posted by PunctualAlex
Right, and here's what I don't get about that: If you want to ride in the drops, you ride in the drops. If you want to ride in the tops, why not get bullhorns? I mean, drops with brake levers is great for road bikes because you occasionally ride them for so long that you need different hand positions, but is this guy really doing centuries on his pursuit frame? The phantom brake lever on the drops has always bugged me, and on this bike it's just one of like 20 things that makes the bike look completely cross-eyed and silly. a mix of "function before form" parts on a pursuit bike? with the cranks on the wrong side? I just do not freakin' get it
Yeah I agree that tossed into the biarre mix of componentry this practical, utilitarian choice contributes to this bike's overall "WTF" quality.
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Old 12-08-07, 01:16 PM
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Originally Posted by PunctualAlex
Right, and here's what I don't get about that: If you want to ride in the drops, you ride in the drops. If you want to ride in the tops, why not get bullhorns? I mean, drops with brake levers is great for road bikes because you occasionally ride them for so long that you need different hand positions, but is this guy really doing centuries on his pursuit frame? The phantom brake lever on the drops has always bugged me, and on this bike it's just one of like 20 things that makes the bike look completely cross-eyed and silly. a mix of "function before form" parts on a pursuit bike? with the cranks on the wrong side? I just do not freakin' get it
you don't have to ride centuries to want more than one good hand position. fact is, if you are riding (road) drops, there is no reason not to have the other brake lever there... just one looks goofier anyway
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Old 12-08-07, 01:55 PM
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Originally Posted by PunctualAlex
Right, and here's what I don't get about that: If you want to ride in the drops, you ride in the drops. If you want to ride in the tops, why not get bullhorns?
Oh man, you're gonna hate my favorite bar setup:


Why not have both?
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Old 12-08-07, 02:16 PM
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How about tandem stoker levers?

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Old 12-08-07, 02:25 PM
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Originally Posted by thequickfix
Oh man, you're gonna hate my favorite bar setup:


Why not have both?
and why not have the aero lever hook up to something when you're using an interrupter lever anyway (i assume)
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Old 12-08-07, 02:29 PM
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My question precisely. It's not like having the lever there would make it would make it look any goofier. But I do agree with the "why not?" on the drop bars.
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Old 12-08-07, 04:35 PM
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Nice pedals
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Old 12-08-07, 05:35 PM
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"le repair man" is pretty much the best (joke) bike name ever

reminds me of "le car"
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Old 12-08-07, 06:12 PM
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WTF is up with all these "joke" bikes suddenly?
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Old 12-08-07, 06:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Klink
Judging by the top tube pad as evident in the provided photo, one could assume that in fact the bike is very likely far too small for the rider in order to get that "aggressive position." If this is in fact the case, then it can safely be further assumed that the seatpost is sticking as far as it possibly can from the seatpost, sparing the hassle of contending with the rivets.
No way is that frame too small for the rider IF the saddle position is where it should be for his inseam. Look at the post again- he's got three, maybe four inches between the top tube and the seat rails. I've seen Rivendellish functionsnob bikes with half again that much post showing.

That dropped stem and riser bar is another matter... fugly.
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Old 12-08-07, 07:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Marrock
How about tandem stoker levers?

Because a single tandem stoker lever costs more than a set of Tektro R200s, and offer considerably less function. Why not just use the other lever? You do get two in the package, you know.
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Old 12-08-07, 07:02 PM
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Originally Posted by roadgator
WTF is up with all these "joke" bikes suddenly?
The dominate generational theme of ironic-everything is finally catching up with cycling.
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Old 12-08-07, 07:03 PM
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jackass fgg bike culture is not for sale to joke bike trolls
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Old 12-08-07, 07:53 PM
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Unlike my previous submission, there should be no questions about this one, even if it's neither SS nor fixed gear.


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