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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

First Complete...Votes or sudjestions?

Old 11-07-09, 07:00 AM
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Old 11-07-09, 08:23 AM
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Of those choices, my money would be on the IRO.
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Old 11-07-09, 08:26 AM
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I vote Steamroller cuz that's what I chose. Haven't heard much about the Subrosa, that's funny their grips are called "Finger Banger" though. Always hear good things about the IRO Mark V, but there's that whole test ride thing, the wait, and the shipping. Just how much does it cost to ship bikes out there?
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Old 11-07-09, 09:06 AM
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KILO WT is one of my favorite bikes and I think should be on any list that includes a steamroller
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Old 11-07-09, 09:41 AM
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My vote is on the Surly Steamroller
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Old 11-07-09, 08:01 PM
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Iro!
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Old 11-07-09, 08:04 PM
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Originally Posted by bikesdirect_com View Post
KILO WT is one of my favorite bikes and I think should be on any list that includes a steamroller
i bet, seeing as how you're the bikesdirect salesperson / marketing guy.

i would recommend a kilo tt though. kilo WT is the wide-tire version.. i think kilo tt stands for "true track" although i'm not sure. it could also stand for "time trial", "trick tarck", or "tittie twister". so who knows.

(i'm sorry about that by the way, i think we should keep purple nurples out of this thread)
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Old 11-07-09, 08:11 PM
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Iro

Thats all.
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Old 11-07-09, 08:14 PM
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Originally Posted by luno-pdx View Post
i think kilo tt stands for "true track" although i'm not sure. it could also stand for "time trial", "trick tarck", or "tittie twister".

so who knows.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Track_time_trial
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Old 11-07-09, 08:15 PM
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Originally Posted by adriano View Post
that's 3 t's though.

i guess that's what the 3T mutant stem is for then

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Old 11-07-09, 08:19 PM
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Out of those 3 I would go with the steamroller.....or the Kilo WT (if I had it to do all over again)
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Originally Posted by luno-pdx View Post
that's 3 t's though.

i guess that's what the 3T mutant stem is for then
http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/mercier/kilott.htm
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Old 11-07-09, 08:47 PM
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The Kilometre TT or 'Kilo' is three and a half laps long and is considered by many to be the most painful event in track racing. From a held start, the rider will sprint at full effort for a little over a minute.
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Old 11-07-09, 09:09 PM
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lol whoops. i've never raced on the track... i got no street cred. oh well.
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Old 11-08-09, 01:54 AM
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Old 11-08-09, 02:07 AM
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sudjestions...

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Old 11-08-09, 02:09 AM
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I really like the steam roller... might be my next bike.

The iro is pretty sweeet as well
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Old 11-08-09, 02:20 AM
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I sudjest the steemrowlr too.
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Old 11-08-09, 02:24 AM
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I am seeing what you did there.
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Old 11-08-09, 02:43 AM
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i have no idea what you did there.
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I like your style.
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Old 11-08-09, 08:59 AM
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youre clever enough for that but still buy plemons. i am boggled.
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I heard these bikes are extremely uncomfortable to ride. Better stay clear of these guys.
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