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The "What don't you like about my bike" thread

Old 11-26-08, 10:14 AM
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Originally Posted by admrwe View Post
tear it up

1) Should have a yellow chain
2) Either get darker grips or wash your hands before you ride the bike

I like how you matched a riser stem with riser bars; too many people put riser bars on drop stems, which I think is like wrapping your arm around your head to scratch your nose.
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Old 11-26-08, 10:20 AM
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tear it up


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Old 11-26-08, 10:28 AM
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i see you found a photo of my marino wool clown suit
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Old 11-26-08, 10:29 AM
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i like the obey bike...maybe remove the decals on the wheels but it's a nice looking bike IMHO
 
Old 11-26-08, 10:33 AM
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Originally Posted by 667 View Post
FLAME ON!

chain tension looks a little low.
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Old 11-26-08, 10:48 AM
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Originally Posted by ZiP0082 View Post
chain tension looks a little low.
I noticed that too. Good looking out.
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Old 11-26-08, 11:14 AM
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Originally Posted by admrwe View Post
tear it up

chain looks like its legos.
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Old 11-26-08, 11:18 AM
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Originally Posted by admrwe View Post
tear it up

i literally hate every single thing about that bike except the straps.
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Old 11-26-08, 12:27 PM
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curiosity got the best of me, so lets hear it
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Old 11-26-08, 12:33 PM
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Originally Posted by cobrabyte View Post
curiosity got the best of me, so lets hear it
pretty classy -- saddle angle looks f'ed tho, and track drops on the street are a recipe for injury.
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Old 11-26-08, 12:41 PM
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Originally Posted by delorean View Post
pretty classy -- saddle angle looks f'ed tho, and track drops on the street are a recipe for injury.
i know the saddle angle LOOKS wierd, but i tried tilting the nose down & it causes me to slide forward. Actually I must like the nose angled up, cuz all my bikes saddles end up looking like that once I'm done adjusting for comfort.
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Old 11-26-08, 12:47 PM
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Originally Posted by cobrabyte View Post
i know the saddle angle LOOKS wierd, but i tried tilting the nose down & it causes me to slide forward. Actually I must like the nose angled up, cuz all my bikes saddles end up looking like that once I'm done adjusting for comfort.
word. what's that frame?
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Old 11-26-08, 12:53 PM
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Originally Posted by 667 View Post
FLAME ON!

brooks + supertype = cognitive dissonance
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Old 11-26-08, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by delorean View Post
word. what's that frame?

a dumpster find 1984 Peugeot PGN10



this is how i found it & under normal circumstances i wouldn't "modify" a frame by cutting stuff off, but i think in this case it was ok to do since the 2 of the cable guides on the top tube were bent to hell & it's a freakin Peugeot, not a vintage cinelli or masi or whatever lol
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Old 11-26-08, 01:07 PM
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Originally Posted by olo View Post
brooks + supertype = cognitive dissonance

agreed, i would put a black quill stem on that bike too

other than that i like it
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Old 11-26-08, 01:08 PM
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why are track drops dangerous on the street?
 
Old 11-26-08, 01:09 PM
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Let's do this... 2006 Lemond Fillmore. I know what's wrong, can you find it?

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Old 11-26-08, 01:10 PM
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Originally Posted by jpdesjar View Post
why are track drops dangerous on the street?
if you're asking me, i never said dangerous -- i just said they're a recipe for injury. unless you ride exclusively in the drops, track drops just don't make much sense for city riding. You basically get one position -- the tops and corners are compromised. I actually injured my shoulder pretty badly riding long distances with track drops.
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Old 11-26-08, 01:16 PM
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Originally Posted by delorean View Post
if you're asking me, i never said dangerous -- i just said they're a recipe for injury. unless you ride exclusively in the drops, track drops just don't make much sense for city riding. You basically get one position -- the tops and corners are compromised. I actually injured my shoulder pretty badly riding long distances with track drops.

i gotta agree with you here, after about 30miles or so I get really tired on this bike compared to my other ones.

I'm actually putting together a touring fixed/free rig right now with another frame & I'm gonna put 2 brakes w/ hoods & nitto "dream" bars on it.

Track drops look so good tho! but yeah, for long distance ridess they're not so practical
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Old 11-26-08, 01:21 PM
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Originally Posted by pdizzle View Post
Let's do this... 2006 Lemond Fillmore. I know what's wrong, can you find it?

The front fork on those remind me of this guy....
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Old 11-26-08, 01:25 PM
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The front fork on those remind me of this guy....

hahaha I was just thinking that. That angle makes it look beefier than it is, actually a pretty nice carbon fork.
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Old 11-26-08, 02:30 PM
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Originally Posted by admrwe View Post
tear it up

if toys r us had a groupo, it would looks like your bike.
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Old 11-26-08, 03:00 PM
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Originally Posted by olo View Post
if toys r us had a groupo, it would looks like your bike.
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Old 11-26-08, 03:07 PM
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Originally Posted by admrwe View Post
tear it up

I know this is supposed to be hating on it, but that chain is sick. where did you get it?
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Old 11-26-08, 03:23 PM
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So many ugly bikes, so little time. so I'll just lump it all in one: Riser Bars: doofy, looks like a clown bike. Deep V wheels- same thing. Aero-spokes: who are you kidding? Odd-ball seat angles: Guess you don't ride very far, eh? Mercier, etc- do we really need more cheap crap from China?
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