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Old 11-27-07, 11:04 PM
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$950? Yeesh...
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Old 11-27-07, 11:15 PM
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Originally Posted by HRP
$950? Yeesh...
950 and you've got ****ty parts.

CONGRATS!

Might as well have waited and gotten frame/fork only later..
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Old 11-27-07, 11:18 PM
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where did you get the B17 for $64?
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Originally Posted by furiousbob
I'm shopping for one right now. I'm thinking Profile Design h2o quill stem (it's black and has a removable faceplate) but it's kinda hard to find. I'm ordering a Brooks B17 (cheap huh) after my San Marco Rolls came in the mail (I'm not liking it at all).

I'm thinking any generic black seatpost will do for now. I've spent wayyy too much on this TT already.
Would you sell the rolls? =]
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Old 11-28-07, 01:11 AM
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Originally Posted by bonechilling
You know, reading this thread, it occurs to me that Bikes Direct should really offer a $15-25 lever-caliper combo with the sale of this frame.
i agree wholeheartedly.

it kinda disrupts their whole business model, but this would be a great way for them to get a profit and ensure that liability doesn't become a huge issue. you can have all the warning labels you want, it's not going to make up for selling something that people intend to use a certain way and knowing you could be making it safer. reminds me of lawn darts.
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Old 11-28-07, 01:12 AM
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Originally Posted by dewthedew
where did you get the B17 for $64?
https://www.pricepoint.com/detail/145...ard-Saddle.htm

That's the cheapest place I found domestically.

Originally Posted by TehK
Would you sell the rolls? =]
Why yes I would, and it's only got 2 miles on it.

Originally Posted by knucks
950 and you've got ****ty parts.

CONGRATS!
Thanks for pointing that out to me. Here's a beer to you!

A**hat.
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Old 11-28-07, 02:57 AM
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Could you possibly pm me details and a pic? Price too? I'm interested.
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Old 11-28-07, 03:09 AM
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Originally Posted by furiousbob
Okay I just ordered a 80mm Sette stem and a Sette Seat post from www.pricepoint.com. Sette is there house-brand and I've heard good things about them. That cost me about 20 dollars. I will, however, have to get a quill adapter at the LBS as well as some spacers for the stem. I'm glad I'm finally able to escape the quill stem.

I also ordered a Brooks B17 for about $64. The good things is that I'm in Socal so it'll get here by the end of the week, the bad thing is the $6 sales tax.

I think that'll be the last I order for my TT for now. I've spent $350 for the complete TT. 60 for tires, about 30 in tubes, 200 for wheelset, 60 for cogs/lockrings, 64 for brooks, 32 for San Marco Rolls, 10 for stem, 10 for seatpost, 30 for brake, 30 for lever + install, 50 for bars, 25 for grips/tape..

So I've spent about $950 on this thing already.... somebody stop this addiction.
Haha, it won't stop trust me.

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Velo Carbon SLR Saddle
Velocity Deep V's
Front Aerospoke
Tektro front brake
Tektro TT brake lever
Soma Urban Pursuits (cut down to exact Nitto RB-018 length)
MKS Sylvan Track Pedals (the stock pedals are ridculously crappy, I didn't even think about riding them after the first glance, giving those away to Bicycle Kitchen)
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A roll of 3m electrical tape (bike looks great with those hideous decals taped off)
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Ah well since we're listing components, I might as well clear things up, nice setup btw.

San Marco Rolls - Soon to be Brooks B17 black
Weinmann DP18's laced to formula fixed/fixed (all-black)
Soma cogs 15/17
Cane Creek cross lever
Shimano 105 black caliper
Nitto RB021's oury'd and fizik'd
Powergrip pedal setup
A sheet of flat black vinyl tape.
Generic stem/seatpost in the mail.
And lastly, Gatorskins.
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Old 11-28-07, 08:21 AM
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Originally Posted by furiousbob
https://www.pricepoint.com/detail/145...ard-Saddle.htm

That's the cheapest place I found domestically.
https://irofixedgear.com/index.asp?Pa...PROD&ProdID=37
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Old 11-28-07, 09:19 AM
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so how long did it take you guys to scratch yours? i noticed a nice scratch on mine this morning when i was loading it into the back of my jeep. then i got another nice one on the fork while loading it. <sigh>

too bad i didn't get scratches from a cool wipeout or anything. haha.
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Old 11-28-07, 09:55 AM
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I was just about to order myself a kilo TT and they no longer have any 57's! Anyone know when they might be getting more in?
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Old 11-28-07, 09:56 AM
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Originally Posted by bonechilling
Free shipping from IRO. Today is the last day though.
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Old 11-28-07, 10:08 AM
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Originally Posted by jmichaeldesign
Free shipping from IRO. Today is the last day though.
damnit i cant spend money till friday.
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dew,
could you tell me the weight of your bike out of the box?
thanks
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Old 11-28-07, 10:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Arabesque
dew,
could you tell me the weight of your bike out of the box?
thanks
im going to get a digital scale this week and weight the stock bike and my upgrades when i put them on.. its pretty light tho. althought im used to riding a heavy XC full sus bike(and i think thats light) lol.
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Old 11-28-07, 11:22 AM
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Originally Posted by jmichaeldesign
Free shipping from IRO. Today is the last day though.
Friday is the last day according to their home page.
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Old 11-28-07, 02:29 PM
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Hi Michael,

Your wheels will go out tomorrow. You'll get an email with a tracking
number when the DHL guy does his pickup.

Thanks!

yay! i love goodnews
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what wheelset did you buy?
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Originally Posted by save_alkaline
so how long did it take you guys to scratch yours?
First day. The wrench I was using dinged the top tube when I was putting it together.
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is the b17 like the best sadlle out there or something?
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^Arguably the most comfortable, when broken in properly.
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some people love 'em, some hate 'em.
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I hated it at first. Then I was forced back onto a stock saddle and then I remembered the pure bliss I felt when I first sat on my brooks.

Oh and my TT was 19 lbs give or take 0.2lb out of the box. It's up to about 21lbs now.
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