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I Love My Windsor Hour!

Old 07-17-08, 09:14 AM
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Mine came with a 15t cog as well, but I'm currently running a 17t freewheel.

The tires on mine (ordered last week) were 23s, while on the BikesDirect website still says 28. Probably just a running change that's happening...
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Old 07-17-08, 09:22 AM
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^ According to the Fuji site my Track08 was supposed to come with 23s, but it came with 28s instead. To be honest though i think that was a good thing considering how and where i ride the bike.
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Old 07-17-08, 09:39 AM
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I ordered my Michelins at 28 trying to stay true with what came on the bike originally plus I am a bigger biker, & I admit I like them a lot. But I actually had to file down my rear brake stay a bit so the tire would spin. Plus my chain is super tight. The tire still rubs a bit but it rolls. I'll have to figure a fix for this short of ordering 25s.
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Old 07-17-08, 02:08 PM
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I had 23s on mine, stock
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Old 07-17-08, 06:52 PM
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before i got hit...




resurrected!


PS
Things that were replaced due to damage:
-front wheel/spokes (rebuilt on old hub)
-handlebars
-crankset
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Did the person who hit you pay for the damage?
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no, it was basically a hit and run


he left before i really even realized what was going on
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Sucks. At least you're rolling again. Your ride is tight.

I've been out of the game for a while but what's the deal with different front & back rims/tires/wheels? When I registered on velospace they ask what front wheel you're running, then what back wheel & I was lost.
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Old 07-17-08, 09:38 PM
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Originally Posted by aMull
^ According to the Fuji site my Track08 was supposed to come with 23s, but it came with 28s instead. To be honest though i think that was a good thing considering how and where i ride the bike.
My first test ride after 10 years was the Fuji Track 08 which is why I was able to pull the trigger on the Hour so fast. Post pics of your rig! They're practically brothers
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Old 07-17-08, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by doctrine



My 2007 'The Hour' in commute mode.
Classy!
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Well I had matching wheels until I got hit.


Then I realized that it would look cool w/ a white front wheel to match the tire...So yeah...
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Old 07-18-08, 09:23 AM
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here's my fuji track.

switched out the bars, wheelset, cog.


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Old 07-18-08, 10:44 AM
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^ Nice. Is that blue?
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it's actually the stock fuji track 08 matte grey.
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Old 07-19-08, 04:55 AM
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windsor hour

heres my windsor hour 07/08. transformed i guess. i ride it everyday.its lame haha.





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cool straps, what's up w/ your chainring though? Isn't it supposed to be installed opposite side?



Also, what kind of stem is that? I need it.
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Originally Posted by iansmash
cool straps, what's up w/ your chainring though? Isn't it supposed to be installed opposite side?



Also, what kind of stem is that? I need it.
uhhh.. last time i checked the windsor hour was a right side drive?? but it doesn't matter, what so ever.
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lol I think he was referring to the other side of the crank not the other side of the bike.
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haha yeah...i was
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Old 07-19-08, 11:30 AM
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What's the diameter of the seat post?
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Old 07-20-08, 07:50 PM
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Originally Posted by iansmash
Your BB will probably go soon if you ride anything like I do (like a complete jackass)


Less than 4 weeks in and my BB is creaking and groaning like a haunted house
I found out where the creak/clicking was coming from. Turns out my pedals weren't as tight as they could be. Tightened them up & noises are gone!

Maybe that's why BD says to tighten pedals after riding
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My creaking was the allen holding the crank arms on was coming loose. I mashed a hill here and when I came down it was physically moving left and right instead of just reciprocating. Tightened it up and the creaking has greatly stopped.
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Old 07-20-08, 09:41 PM
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haha well i'm sure that it's NOT what mine is

1 b/c i had my LBS look everythign over, grease stuff that needed grease etc

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2

b/c my crankset/pedals/everything is not stock except the BB...and it still clicks and stuff on occasion
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Old 07-20-08, 10:43 PM
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Just picked mine up yesterday. All stock, yellow.

Pics soon.
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Old 07-21-08, 12:04 PM
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