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difference in some frames... stupid question

Old 05-30-07, 08:07 PM
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difference in some frames... stupid question

what is the difference between a brass knuckle and a bare knuckle?

and how does the soma rush compare to the surly steamroller?

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Old 05-30-07, 08:14 PM
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Originally Posted by jchou701
what is the difference between a brass knuckle and a bare knuckle?

and how does the soma rush compare to the surly steamroller?

thank you
a brass knuckle will hurt more

when you take soma, Agni the fire god will give you a rush. Construction equipment does not have emotion. I fail to understand the question.
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Oh well, I guess I have to be the helpful one. damn it.

there is no such bike as the brass knuckle edit: I was wrong. thanks for the correction...
(there is a brass monkey, but that is a 29er MTB). The bare knuckle is a good bike, solid construction, but the welds aren't especially pretty.
I believe the Surly has more laid back geometry and more clearance for larger tires. The steel in all three is similar, but not the same (lower end butted tubing for all three, dont expect LIFE, the surly will be the heavyweight)

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Old 05-30-07, 08:46 PM
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Originally Posted by abeyance
there is no such bike as the brass knuckle
Ignore that part.
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the bare knuckle is deda tubing, crowned fork, and pretty tight clearance. rush is 631 or tange prestige, crowned fork, and almost as tight. surly has more room for fatter tires and/or fenders if that's important to you. brass knuckle is alloy, compact geometry— the other three are steel and traditional.
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Originally Posted by abeyance
(there is a brass monkey, but that is a 29er MTB)
The K2 Brass Monkey was a freeride/street hardtail from K2. Not a 29er.
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