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Old 09-10-08, 01:54 AM
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^ i noticed that, too.
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Originally Posted by JaeOne3345
I've stated before that the threadless Kilo is not 1.125 but 1" and I guess bikesdirect has stilllll not fixed it. Sucks cause lots of people are misinformed. It is 1" though.
Is 1" threadless really a problem?
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Old 09-10-08, 07:55 AM
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I may be mistaken, but I think the problem is that the website says it is 1 1/8" when it is actually still 1".
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Exactly, I never said 1" was a problem. The problem is that BD has their information wrong. And the specs on the actual mercier site regarding geometry are alllll wrong also.
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Old 09-10-08, 08:06 AM
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Originally Posted by tepr
uh fix your clips and straps
good point -- my foot wasn't fully in the clip apparently in that shot. the clips & straps seem to fit fine generally, though, it's the super cheap nashbar stuff.
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haven't posted a picture of my heap in some time.



frame: 53 kilo
ratio: front: 48 / rear: 17
wheels: velocity v's. front radial laced.
crank set: sugino messenger



and some other things. some stock. some not.

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Old 09-10-08, 08:29 AM
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the pale green + white deep v's look excecllent together!
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one of the nicest i've seen.
tell us the specs....
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Originally Posted by thehappyrobot
one of the nicest i've seen.
tell us the specs....
thanks, brother. edited original post for you.
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yea, diggin' the green bike. a couple suggestions, just what i would do..

black front tire
new chain (izumi super toughness always looks good)
velocity sticker off the front wheel.

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Old 09-10-08, 08:17 PM
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Originally Posted by fuggers
What front brake is everyone running on the kilo?
What size brake should I be looking for?

Thanks!
I'd like to know this too..

Would the Keirin Brake Kit work? And what's the difference between a round and an oval blade fork?
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Steerer tube size on 53 cm frame fork? Want to buy nashbar carbon replacement...

I want to buy the nashbar carbon 1" threaded fork for my 53cm unbranded kilo tt frame (the original fork was stolen before I could gather all the parts for the build... arghhhhh).
I'm just not sure what size steerer tube I would need. The nashbar forks seem to come only in 160mm and 200mm. I measured the frame's headtube and got about 130mm + the tange threaded headset lists a stack height of 33mm. Is that close enough to go with the 160, or should I get a 200 and have the LBS cut it down (and extend the threads?)? Anybody have experience with this? This is my first build.
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when i took my fork out, i measured a 165mm length steerer tube on the 53cm frame.
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Originally Posted by JaeOne3345
Exactly, I never said 1" was a problem. The problem is that BD has their information wrong. And the specs on the actual mercier site regarding geometry are alllll wrong also.
Is there information on the actual specs if the ones on the mercier site are all wrong?
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a few chainring questions, with regard to the 2008 mercier kilo tt:

01. if i'm going to keep the stock truativ cranks until they break, is there anything in particular i need to consider for downsizing the 3/32 130BCD chainring?

02. are road double, road triple, "no ramps or pins," things that matter in the situation?

03. the chainring shouldn't really impact the chainline in this case, right?

04. could something like this work? https://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...&category=2629
thanks.

(i'm considering going to 46x17 from 48x17).
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Originally Posted by Marukawa
Is there information on the actual specs if the ones on the mercier site are all wrong?
Yes. Use the specs from KHS for the flite 100.
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Originally Posted by jayruss
my kilo beach cruiser

what kinda handle bar is that??

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Originally Posted by ZiP0082
a few chainring questions, with regard to the 2008 mercier kilo tt:

01. if i'm going to keep the stock truativ cranks until they break, is there anything in particular i need to consider for downsizing the 3/32 130BCD chainring?

02. are road double, road triple, "no ramps or pins," things that matter in the situation?

03. the chainring shouldn't really impact the chainline in this case, right?

04. could something like this work? https://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...&category=2629
thanks.

(i'm considering going to 46x17 from 48x17).
buy a 130 BCD 3/32 track chainring

https://www.benscycle.net/index.php?m...88_537_538_541
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Originally Posted by tepr
haha, thanks - i think i just needed some confirmation. checking them out now...
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i'm having a problem with my bike,

i went from a 48x17 to 46x17. i removed a link, it was too short?? the rear axle is currently sitting pretty far back in the dropouts. and i'm kinda worried.

what should i do?
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wait, you dropped two teeth, removed a link and it's still sitting too far back? Dropping two teeth and keeping same link number you shouldnt move too much. Two teeth and 1 link should keep you at almost the same spot.
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errr, i took out one inner and outer link. when i do that, the chain is too short. its all the way at the front of dropout. whats happening?!
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go buy a 1/2 link
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So I just purchased a kilo this weekend, it will hopefully ship out on the seventh as per the website stated. I was just wondering how everyone likes their kilo's? Is there any precautionary measures I must take when I get it. e.g.( I've heard they come with little or no lubrication leading to premature failure of parts) does anyone have stories to share? I'm real excited about the purchase, just hope all goes well. thanks for your time
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Are the decals on the Kilo TT removable or is everybody getting there frames painted/power coated?
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