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Old 08-31-09, 07:53 PM
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I hate Aerospoke and Hed 3 rears.
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Old 08-31-09, 09:06 PM
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conversions.
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Old 08-31-09, 09:08 PM
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Originally Posted by OjaiYoda View Post
trend #2 grinding down tubular wheels to fit clinchers
#2 DOES NOT WORK THAT WAY. You can't convert tubular rims to take clinchers.
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Old 08-31-09, 10:37 PM
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Old 08-31-09, 11:44 PM
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Santa hats on cats is a stupid trend
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Old 09-01-09, 12:02 AM
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Originally Posted by inertiadreamer View Post
First off, I have no idea why because I dont do it or know anyone who does.
But it seems people can't win for anything they do just cause they like it for whatever reason. People complain about people that have drops and ride them up top and then when they chop bars and make them short for their riding preference ... well they get insulted then too. People do different things for different reasons, sometimes for stupid reasons. But alas who cares, this has been talked about before and should we really bring it up again? Just banter between your friends who dislike it or something.
3/4 of this forum wouldn't exist if it operated like this.
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Old 09-01-09, 12:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Fugazi Dave View Post
#2 DOES NOT WORK THAT WAY. You can't convert tubular rims to take clinchers.
i have heard many people tell me they have done this, maybe those kids are even more stupid then i thought.
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Old 09-01-09, 04:05 AM
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I just put ape hangers on my road bike. I'm hoping it'll catch on.
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Old 09-01-09, 04:07 AM
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I think the whole Spinergy RevX trend is stupid too!

Those things are Death Traps!
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Old 09-01-09, 05:15 AM
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Originally Posted by erichsia View Post
3/4 of this forum wouldn't exist if it operated like this.
Ha, of course this is true. But more or less I don't have a problem with people discussing it a bit, it's just the constant moaning about things already talked about. So I guess what I meant to say is use the search function...
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Old 09-01-09, 05:37 AM
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Originally Posted by OjaiYoda View Post
i have heard many people tell me they have done this, maybe those kids are even more stupid then i thought.
Does not work. Period. It is theoretically possible to remove material from some clincher rims and use them for tubular tires, but even if you can pull it off, it's probably a pretty bad idea.

If people are telling you that they're converting tubular rims to run clinchers, they're straight up morons, lying, or both.
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Old 09-01-09, 05:41 AM
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+1
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Old 09-01-09, 05:58 AM
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+infinity.

Look at clincher rims and then tubular rims.

Spot the difference.

Anyone who says the above is a liar. Maybe they were just playing on your ignorance or being Cunnts or something
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Old 09-01-09, 07:05 AM
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more kitten pictures please
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Old 09-01-09, 09:54 AM
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Old 09-01-09, 09:58 AM
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I've been looking for that picture for a long time. LOL
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Old 09-01-09, 10:06 AM
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Would be so fun to ride around with these and see what people think.
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Old 09-01-09, 11:25 AM
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what you're supposed to do is mount your stem pointing towards the side and grab that to steer, now that's gangsta!
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Old 09-01-09, 11:53 AM
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also think super narrow pedals and bb would fit too
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Old 09-03-09, 02:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Dion Rides View Post
WIN

I'm riding with stupid --------->
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WIN

I hope this is someone's attempt of some sort of satire or parody.
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Old 09-03-09, 03:55 PM
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Brooklyn Machine Works April Fools prank.


https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/403219-prototype-fixed-gear-handlebar.html
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Old 09-03-09, 04:22 PM
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Amongst the locals there is a clothing trend that I REALLY don't understand. I can only describe it as men wearing women's pants.

WTF is that all about?
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Old 09-03-09, 04:45 PM
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Originally Posted by ottoMesh View Post
good point. very good point.
I once heard, and I thought it was genius:
anything invented before you turned 18 was always there.
anything invented up until you're 40 is new and exciting.
anything invented after you're 40 is a threat to the world and must be destroyed.

I guess its kinda true.
Um, the vast majority of anyone who will whine and complain about narrow handlebars will be closer to 18 years old.

The 40 year olds will complain about your (weird) hair and (girl) pants.
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Old 09-03-09, 06:45 PM
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Originally Posted by kaseri View Post
Amongst the locals there is a clothing trend that I REALLY don't understand. I can only describe it as men wearing women's pants.

WTF is that all about?
Since the natural response by the fashion world to every stupid trend is to counter with an equally stupid trend...

After a few years of super baggy jeans the response was to go super-tight. Frankly, I never thought the skinny jean thing would really take off in the US. considering...

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