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Mercier Kilo TT Pictures

Old 06-08-07, 02:17 PM
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Originally Posted by mykrrrr
I put some risers (650mm from end to end) on last night and I chopped 152mm (6") off and it's still pretty wide compared to what some people on here run. I'm gonna ride around on those for a bit and then perhaps cut more if I feel it needs it. Feels comfy for now.
I just put them on last night and went for a cruise around my neighbourhood.

I've used Renthal grips on all my motorscooters/motorbikes so I picked some up today @ the moto store near work. I'll put them on and get a brake lever for the brake (only have Tektro TT levers right now)
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i was all ready to buy this bike until i saw that toe overlap. I have big clips and i know it will be a problem. Doesnt the overlap make trackstanding sort of impossible in one direction

Why does the KHS flite 100 cost so much more? is it simpler because it has better components?

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Originally Posted by Eric Hanus
i was all ready to buy this bike until i saw that toe overlap. I have big clips and i know it will be a problem. Doesnt the overlap make trackstanding sort of impossible in one direction
Umm. No, you want to turn the front wheel towards the side of your forward foot when trackstanding. Shouldn't be a problem at all and so far I've barely noticed the overlap, though maybe it's more of a factor for people riding 50s.

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Why does the KHS flite 100 cost so much more? is it simpler because it has better components?
This is the flite 100 from a couple of years ago. It's all a Wal-mart style plot by the internetz to put your lbs out of business by undercutting them on price.

Once all local bike shops go out of business, the internetz will come to your house and eat your baby.
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Originally Posted by fordfasterr
Awesome - and I dig the green frame (I have the black one) !

Now please, sell me the stock seat.

I really like it and mine is getting a bit worn from thousands of miles of good use.


PM me !!!!



Another note, I have modded mine a bit since I retired it from track-only use...

flat bar chopped real short, front brake, geared it down to 49x17... still have the velocity Vee's with DA short-flange hubs.

I have since change the saddle because I liked it so much I put it on my road bike... I got a crappy saddle from an online shop but its not as good as the stock TT saddle so I MUST have another one !!!


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Send me a stamped box and it's all yours. I'll even through in a top-quality POS lock ring to really sweeten the deal.
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2 of the sickest fixed gear videos on youtube. Thought id share.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=QV-YIheRALk
https://youtube.com/watch?v=kD62WpAMHv4
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Old 06-08-07, 05:08 PM
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I just put risers on my MKTT (only a day old). I like the risers so far. Just put the grips on, waiting for the hairspray to dry.

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Originally Posted by psychosaif
2 of the sickest fixed gear videos on youtube. Thought id share.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=QV-YIheRALk
https://youtube.com/watch?v=kD62WpAMHv4


this one isn't too bad either: https://youtube.com/watch?v=F0AFpq6jFok
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what kinda brakes are you guys puttin on these puppies? i tried to put on one i had layin around but the hole in the fork was a lil too high for the spacer thang and that amde the bolt too short. gonna hit up a lbs tomorrow but i wanna chat now hahahaha
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Nice to see so many people picking these things up. i dont have much fixed experience but seems like an offer you cant pass up.

/\ no brakes here


ZaNr i hope you put the fork on backwards ..ask your roomie for the presta adapter n00b
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would the toe overlap problem go away with a larger frame?
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Originally Posted by Eric Hanus
would the toe overlap problem go away with a larger frame?

Mine is a 53 and while there is overlap, there is no overlap problem.

Of course, YMMV (I ride with powergrips instead of clips and don't ride backwards circles or play polo)
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where do you get this offer?
is it still $350 per mercier Kilo? and that comes with the wheels, tires, handlebars, pedals, and saddle?

And what do you mean by saddle made from raw materials harvested from earth?
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Just got my vinyl decal tape in the mail. Works really well. Matches the paint perfectly and u can barely tell its on. I just have to figure out how to cut it to fit the fork.
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sunv, you can get them at https://www.bikesdirect.com or on eBay
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Originally Posted by macncheese

Yup and here's some photographic evidence so you don't have to take my word for it.
i do not see them
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Originally Posted by doofo
i do not see them
They're the lil silver guys a few inches above the brake bridge on the seat stays.
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ahh yes

there they are
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Originally Posted by psychosaif
Just got my vinyl decal tape in the mail. Works really well. Matches the paint perfectly and u can barely tell its on. I just have to figure out how to cut it to fit the fork.
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looks great, where did you get it?
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https://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...m=170109184160


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looks great, where did you get it?
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stock kilo tt 57cm....added a front brake and removed the plastic toe clips since i was successful only once getting both feet into them while pedaling. i'll be getting some steel mks clips very soon.

the down tube is actually tear drop shaped which is kinda different. the seat isn't uncomfortable whilst wearing my new endura knickers even without the removable padded lycra shorts.

i'll be changing it significantly soon with a different color scheme on the wheels, tires, bars, tape and a new saddle. also adding a clamp-on bottle cage. flip/flop hub so i'll put a singlespeed cog on the other side and change the 16 to something i can spin faster since it is hilly here.

a couple of rides up and down the alley then once around the block. LOVE IT.


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What's the weight on this?
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Originally Posted by ryanlovesyou
What's the weight on this?


i'll take it by my lbs and weigh it but it isn't heavy at all....i'd guess 18 - 19lbs.
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How tall are you, what size frame do you generally ride, and what is your inseam?
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Originally Posted by macncheese








I'm not entirely sure how to measure this. This is the smallest dimension. I took a few shot of other measurements (click the pic above to see the others) but I dont know how useful they are. The rear tire seems to be noticeably closer to the drive side stay than the nondrive side. I thought bikes were symmetrical but maybe this has something to with with the drive stuff. I honestly have no idea but the picture is the picture!




Lesson of the Day: Handlebar tape is not reusable. I installed the front brake and salvaged enough to rewrap the flat. No problems, Im too scared of the drops at this point anyway.



send em over and I'll take a picture
Is that a Subaru WRX limited?
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Originally Posted by ka12na
Is that a Subaru WRX limited?
STi Limited
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