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Another "What don't you like about my bike" thread, anybody?

Old 01-01-11, 05:49 PM
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no longer use the top tube pad
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Old 01-01-11, 06:27 PM
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brought back from the dead, mr. naterod.
no bike pic thread is ever complete without that piece of art.
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Old 01-01-11, 06:34 PM
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Originally Posted by YaBoiHeSoFresh View Post

no longer use the top tube pad
Good looking conversion. What cranks?
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Old 01-01-11, 06:36 PM
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The KMC 710 is great chain... cheap, strong, and bombproof.

And it looks good.

Unlike some of the bikes posted here.



Every time I see that Giant I throw up in my mouth just a little.
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Old 01-01-11, 06:44 PM
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When people say a chain is "strong", I wonder what they mean?

Every chain I have ever used was strong.
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Old 01-01-11, 06:51 PM
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Go ahead
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Old 01-01-11, 07:30 PM
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Originally Posted by YaBoiHeSoFresh View Post

no longer use the top tube pad
I dig it. #1.
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Old 01-01-11, 07:58 PM
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everything here looks clownish and rides fine. ride.
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Old 01-01-11, 10:11 PM
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Originally Posted by YaBoiHeSoFresh View Post

no longer use the top tube pad
Short stem + seat all the way back = weird.
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Old 01-01-11, 10:26 PM
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Nice bike. Can't say there is anything wrong with it. But if had to pick, would say your crank and chainring is ugly.

How much height are in all of those spacers? 4cm? Thought so much space would look odd, but looks ok I think. Thanks.
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I think the bike is fine, it's your photography skills that we should flame. Background is distracting. Low light. slightly blurry. composition is all wrong.

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Old 01-01-11, 10:39 PM
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looks like a stock kilo tt minus the bullhorns to me-.
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Old 01-01-11, 10:49 PM
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Originally Posted by YaBoiHeSoFresh View Post

no longer use the top tube pad
Fork looks bent?
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Old 01-01-11, 10:56 PM
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Here's something i put together to pay off some classes
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Old 01-01-11, 11:00 PM
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Originally Posted by hwdxbassist View Post


Here's something i put together to pay off some classes
frame looks too small for the rider, not enough seatpost showing. The double chainrings have just got to go, looks half assed to me. Take off both Raleigh USA logos, keep the technium. And for the love of God fix the front quick release.
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Old 01-01-11, 11:10 PM
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I think 531 meant frame was too big. Don't like the saddle or pedals
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Old 01-01-11, 11:13 PM
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Yeah, frame too big. Handlebars higher than the seat. But I bet riding in the drops is pretty comfortable.
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Old 01-01-11, 11:14 PM
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I think 531 meant frame was too big. Don't like the saddle or pedals
good save.
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Old 01-01-11, 11:33 PM
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my turn

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Old 01-01-11, 11:41 PM
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Originally Posted by 531phile View Post
frame looks too small for the rider, not enough seatpost showing. The double chainrings have just got to go, looks half assed to me. Take off both Raleigh USA logos, keep the technium. And for the love of God fix the front quick release.
A fist full of seat post and a level saddle to bar drop works if you like a French fit or if you are built like an orangutan.
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Old 01-01-11, 11:54 PM
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Originally Posted by hwdxbassist View Post


Here's something i put together to pay off some classes
You're selling it?
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Old 01-01-11, 11:55 PM
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Originally Posted by YaBoiHeSoFresh View Post

no longer use the top tube pad
Get a brake moran!

Anyways here's mine. Haven't posted or ridden in a while and the bike hasn't changed a whole lot.



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Old 01-01-11, 11:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Dcv View Post
my turn

Perfect

But if I had to choose I'd say get better cranks + chainring
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Old 01-02-11, 12:01 AM
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what's with your fork? maybe consider dummy hoods instead:
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Lemond: Bar angle is silly.


As for mine, good luck. It's obviously perfect.

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