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Rate my Rack errrrrr ride

Old 04-07-08, 05:45 PM
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Rate my Rack errrrrr ride

I usually post on the vintage board but someone suggested that I post pictures of the bike I bought here. what do you guys think? does it need deep v's or a top tube pad, my daughter has a Raleigh Honey 16" with a cool holographic bee pad should I gank that sheot?



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Old 04-07-08, 05:47 PM
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i feel as though you're mocking us. so:

foot retention, please. also, that saddle is horrendous. i hope it's at least comfortable.
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Nice SUV.
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Old 04-07-08, 06:15 PM
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how much did you pay for that beater? no more than 100 I hope.
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Old 04-07-08, 06:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Zombie Carl View Post
Nice SUV.
S4 avant

EDIT: or a passat with audi wheels
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Old 04-07-08, 06:26 PM
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+1000000 on ganking the bee pad. that would be the illest. and DO NOT change those handlebars. they're so ridiculous that they must be left on.
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Old 04-07-08, 06:33 PM
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I assumed that was a VW. I was talking about the Jeep.
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Originally Posted by freeskihp View Post
S4 avant

EDIT: or a passat with audi wheels
passat with audi wheels. too high to be an S4, wrong front end to be an A4. if i ever need to buy a car again, an avant is what i'll be looking for.
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Originally Posted by Zombie Carl View Post
I assumed that was a VW. I was talking about the Jeep.
nissan pathfinder.
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ford freestyle
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nope. ford escape. i was wrong, you were closer.
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Something crappy.
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It looks ok to me for the most part. I don't like the look of that brake lever, though. It bends away from the bar in a way that would make it hard to use.
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Originally Posted by metaljim View Post
passat with audi wheels. too high to be an S4, wrong front end to be an A4. if i ever need to buy a car again, an avant is what i'll be looking for.
Passat with S4 wheels and soon to be dumped suspension as soon as I stop spending too much money on bikes and replace my blown shocks.

The SUV is my neighbor's hybrid ford.

This bike rides like an SUV with the 27" wheels. Foot retention? I like wearing flip flops too much for toe clips. here's another SS with horrific bars for you guys. I have a soft spot for granny bars. ride some and you will too.





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Old 04-07-08, 07:36 PM
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sweet redundant back brake

your bikes are nothing special, certainly not deserving of their own thread.
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Old 04-07-08, 07:40 PM
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Put a front brake on the Bianchi, and a rear brake on the Gitane.
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i like the bianchi.
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Nice Fizik, I love my Nisene! It is only doing off-road duty though...
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Why did you convert that bianchi?

Quality geared road bikes are meant to remain quality geared road bikes. Sell it to me will ya?
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Originally Posted by Oh No View Post
sweet redundant back brake

your bikes are nothing special, certainly not deserving of their own thread.
redundant back brake? it's a single speed. Thanks for pointing out that my bikes are nothing special and bumping my non-deserved thread back up. I take it that you are 1 vote for deep v's, top tube pads and more chinese made crap that are adorning more than their fair share of bikes with their own thread. I must admit that I did have a set of deep v's with Ti spokes in 20" on my BMX bike. they were the radest!
Maybe I'll paint my Celeste Bianchi yellow?
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Originally Posted by g-funk View Post
redundant back brake? it's a single speed.
It should still be on the front.
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Originally Posted by trevor_birba View Post
Why did you convert that bianchi?

Quality geared road bikes are meant to remain quality geared road bikes. Sell it to me will ya?
I've had that Bianchi for years. I still have the Nuovo Record Group it came with. some day it will return to it's geared glory. but it is fun as a SS
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Originally Posted by kemmer View Post
It should still be on the front.
It's fun to lay fat skids.
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Originally Posted by g-funk View Post
It's fun to lay fat skids.
dumb

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redundant back brake?
dumb

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Foot retention? I like wearing flip flops too much for toe clips.
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