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Old 01-07-08, 02:45 PM
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Originally Posted by CeeGee View Post
Has anyone found vinyl to cover up the decals on the green kilo? I'm thinking of getting either kelly green or green from the above vendor, but if someone already knows one that works I'll go with that.
Don't try and match the green. Use white or something.
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Old 01-07-08, 03:10 PM
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Originally Posted by willypilgrim View Post
a black frame and fork does not a murdered out bike make.
fine, ill tell him to get black spokes/hubs/stem/chain/crankset/chainring/saddlepost etc. yeesh, let me lazy with my definitions for once
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Old 01-07-08, 03:15 PM
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i feel like a giant tard, i thought the kilo would be a 1/8 like almost everything else in the world and blindly ordered a 1/8 cog. i wish they listed more specific details on the site. blergh, back to ordering online i guess

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Old 01-07-08, 03:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Charlesbian View Post
i feel like a giant tard, i thought the kilo would be a 1/8 like almost everything else in the world and blindly ordered a 3/32 cog. i wish they listed more specific details on the site. blergh, back to ordering online i guess
Every cheap complete is 3/32.
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Old 01-07-08, 03:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Charlesbian View Post
fine, ill tell him to get black spokes/hubs/stem/chain/crankset/chainring/saddlepost etc. yeesh, let me lazy with my definitions for once
haha, you don't need to tell him to buy anything to "murder out" his ride. All I'm saying is there is nothing murdered out about that bike.
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Old 01-07-08, 03:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Zombie Carl View Post
Every cheap complete is 3/32.

Windsor Hour comes with track standard 1/8.
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Old 01-07-08, 03:44 PM
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whoops i said 3/32 in my other post, i meant 1/8 is what i bought.
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Originally Posted by Lenkeit View Post
Windsor Hour comes with track standard 1/8.
Well, whadayaknow, you're right. I'm surprised. My best friend has a Hour, and I thought it came 3/32.
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Old 01-07-08, 04:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Charlesbian View Post
fine, ill tell him to get black spokes/hubs/stem/chain/crankset/chainring/saddlepost etc. yeesh, let me lazy with my definitions for once
lol, I knew what you meant to begin with... im sure ill end up with an all black scheme anyways so you beat me to it.
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Old 01-07-08, 06:25 PM
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oh, thank you and yes, I attend VCU. Junior in the graphic design program... what about yourself?
Sophomore in Creative Advertising. Although I should be doing graphic Design seeing as my dad is the top designer for FDIC, but hopefully advertising will pan out.
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Old 01-07-08, 09:09 PM
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Well not really a Kilo, but the frame is the same.
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Old 01-07-08, 09:30 PM
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Originally Posted by willypilgrim View Post
a black frame and fork does not a murdered out bike make.
dude you said black. racist *******.
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Old 01-07-08, 11:40 PM
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Originally Posted by bali shag View Post


dirrrttyyy
is that yours? i've been wondering about some of the c-bus posters rides. i'll keep my eyes peeled now.
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Old 01-07-08, 11:57 PM
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Originally Posted by scirocco25 View Post


Well not really a Kilo, but the frame is the same.
Is it just the angle the photo was taken or is the stem really long and the bullhorns really short?
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Old 01-08-08, 12:51 AM
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Originally Posted by 804RVA View Post
Is it just the angle the photo was taken or is the stem really long and the bullhorns really short?
It looks like both. Looks like flop and chops, which would account for the short bars. I think that is a brake lever in there too, which speaks to the odd camera angle.
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Old 01-08-08, 01:06 AM
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yeah, uhm, i'm confused as to how that brake lever works..
is it off to the side?
or are you constantly resting your hand on it, meaning you replace your pads every other hour?
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Old 01-08-08, 02:10 AM
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ok, now THAT is murdered out, cept the pedals and sidewalls, but ill take what i can get
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Old 01-08-08, 06:49 AM
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Originally Posted by humancongereel View Post
is that yours? i've been wondering about some of the c-bus posters rides. i'll keep my eyes peeled now.
Hmmm....I smell a new thread!
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Old 01-08-08, 11:56 AM
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dude you said black. racist *******.
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Old 01-08-08, 07:29 PM
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About to order a 60cm TT in green for my around the town bike-Anyone think of a reason not to? Unless of course there's a compelling reason to build up a frame when they come out in February...
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Old 01-08-08, 07:54 PM
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About to order a 60cm TT in green for my around the town bike-Anyone think of a reason not to?
Nope. Not a one.
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Old 01-08-08, 08:02 PM
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Do you want a bike all set up and ready to go out of the box with so so parts that some will need replacing eventually, or a decal-less frame with more colors (white and orange) that you can build up with better specs at around the same price or a little more, but deal with the headache of getting all the parts for it and putting it together?

There's no easy answer.
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Old 01-08-08, 09:28 PM
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Originally Posted by mavimao View Post
Do you want a bike all set up and ready to go out of the box with so so parts that some will need replacing eventually, or a decal-less frame with more colors (white and orange) that you can build up with better specs at around the same price or a little more, but deal with the headache of getting all the parts for it and putting it together?

There's no easy answer.
I certainly don't mind the headache, but it doesn't seem like there'd be a comparable bike built. A frame is 175, decent wheels are another 135 or so, that puts me darn close without handlebar, stem, seat, cogset, crankset, etc... How would you spec it at or about 350?
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Old 01-08-08, 09:33 PM
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Hmmm, I guess you're right. I haven't really thought about that really. You could use a headset, stem, crankset from an older set-up.
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OK ive got a few questions about upgrading the headset on the Kilo, which Im getting ready to do since mine came with a dent in the crown. Im wondering if the Stronglight A9 english headset will fit or which one of the tange-seiki will fit either the 26.4 or the 27.

The stronglight Link from bens cycle..
http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?m...oducts_id=1534

Which if any other headset would you recommend?
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