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Old 01-16-12, 10:54 PM
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Originally Posted by hamfoh
afraid i won't use it though
you're riding 170 miles for MS this spring.

you will use it. haha.
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Old 01-16-12, 11:31 PM
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Unless you ride in cutoffs
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+1 for bibs, once u try them you'll never go back to shorts!

Castelli Nero Classic Bib Shorts - $47.99
https://www.bonktown.com/?avad=11193_b26ef4db
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I don't like the Neros so far. They feel very short (I'm 5'9", got mediums after reading reviews), and the stitching on the lower back is rough. Maybe they need to be broken in?
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Originally Posted by hamfoh
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Hincapie Sportswear Legado Collection Diablo Bib Short - Men's - $69.99 on bonktown right now. 5 star average. really close to pulling the trigger on my first bib. afraid i won't use it though
I'd stay away from those bibs.

They're super comfy but there is no leg grippers.
Mine ride up my thighs and get bunched up in my junk and irritate the **** out of me.
Go for Castelli or Capo
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Old 01-17-12, 05:33 PM
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Pearl Izumi makes killer bibs and regular shorts too... you should check them out.
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Originally Posted by chrissss
I'd stay away from those bibs.

They're super comfy but there is no leg grippers.
Mine ride up my thighs and get bunched up in my junk and irritate the **** out of me.
Go for Castelli or Capo
castelli look cooler anyway! thanks

someone bought this for me on a whim, I expect the jersey to be too small, but maybe the bib will be okay for now
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Look like chinatown knock offs.
They're decent but trust me when I say invest in a good pair of bibs.

Castelli fits me best
Capo is a better chamois

Probably pick up some Assos bibs come summer
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Old 01-17-12, 10:10 PM
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yeah they're knockoffs for sure, but free, I'll take 'em!

I'm going to grab the castellis for myself when they go back up on bonktown. 2 should be enough for me
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Canari bib all the way.
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Eh, if anyone needs a cheap fender for the craptacular weather they might be having: https://citygrounds.com/Featured-Deal.aspx
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I'm a big fan of the DHB bibs from Wiggle. I use the aeron race bib shorts and the pace rubaix bib tights. They often go on sale for 20% off
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Knog N.E.R.D. for 24.99
https://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product...1_10000_203278
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180mm Omniums $91
https://www.amazon.com/SRAM-Omnium-Tr.../dp/B003UW9JDE
Awesome deal if you want super-long cranks.
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Old 01-19-12, 02:47 PM
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WTF!??!?! 180mm? really..hhahaha and I thought my 170's were too long
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Old 01-19-12, 02:49 PM
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Also for the freakishly large:
https://www.amazon.com/ITM-FORGED-ALU...7GQFKJRBR2G7WJ
https://www.amazon.com/ITM-VISIA-ALLO...7GQFKJRBR2G7WJ
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Old 01-19-12, 03:50 PM
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just a stab in the dark....but what the hey....

anyone aware of a good deal on a black brooks swallow?
cheapest ive seen is 166 new.
not opposed to used, but nothing on ebay for a while...
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3 day sale at chrome
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Old 01-20-12, 12:29 PM
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Only there backdoor sale items. A few good things though.
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Old 01-20-12, 12:34 PM
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wish those shorts would go on sale, been wanting some non knickers that are comfortable. might grab the pro version this time though

https://www.chromebagsstore.com/backdoor-sale.html for the lazy
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Originally Posted by hamfoh
3 day sale at chrome
Knickers seem like a sweet deal, anyone have any experience with them?
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they're great, but i dont need another pair... i dont have that color tho....
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I have the cheaper pair and love them
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Originally Posted by walnutz
Knickers seem like a sweet deal, anyone have any experience with them?
I've got the 'blue steel' pair of telegraph knickers that is on the backdoor sale now. They seem pretty grey to me (pretty closely match my grey kurks). They get the job done, so I can't complain.
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can anyone point me to THE cheapest non-stamped cogs?
testing some gearing, and just want to see how they ride before i pay for the usual DA...
need, 13t-18t.....
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