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

Old 02-09-13, 07:52 PM
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Originally Posted by IFPCL View Post
The white crankset will look even more out of place with matching wheels.
Good catch! I've been wanting to get a good set of 75's, in black of course. Thoughts?

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I'm not a fan of those horns
I don't like the way they look, but having steel horns that drop is what does it for me.
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Old 02-10-13, 12:22 AM
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Originally Posted by FixedDriveJess View Post


I'll be matching the back wheel with what I have in the front right now.
Dislike:
Ponza saddle
Soma horns

Would replace with:
a real San Marco saddle
Nitto horns

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Good catch! I've been wanting to get a good set of 75's, in black of course. Thoughts?
Black 75s, yes.
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Old 02-10-13, 01:54 AM
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Dislike:

a real San Marco saddle
Which one(s)?
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Old 02-10-13, 10:20 AM
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Old 02-10-13, 01:18 PM
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Originally Posted by UCF Eric View Post
New pictures

Mismatched NMSW and MSW rims+ double dummy brake levers
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Old 02-10-13, 01:30 PM
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double dummy brake levers
this is a good thing, not a bad thing
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Old 02-10-13, 01:42 PM
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Originally Posted by UCF Eric View Post
New pictures

The thought's obviously there, but where's the brake?
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Old 02-10-13, 01:43 PM
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Originally Posted by FixedDriveJess View Post
Which one(s)?
Almost anything is better than the awful Ponza saddles.
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Old 02-10-13, 01:50 PM
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Too "roadie" for clips/straps, needs clipless. I feel like the black and silver aren't really meshing well aesthetically.
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Old 02-10-13, 01:56 PM
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I'll play. Sorry for the bad picture, Its early and Im busy drinking beer not going outside to snap a pic.
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Old 02-10-13, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by solipsist716 View Post
this is a good thing, not a bad thing
I hate dummy brake levers and most people using them never ride in the drops anyway. Might as well just use bullhorns.
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Old 02-10-13, 02:08 PM
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Dislike - dummy brakes, crank mismatch.

Like - Archetype in the back. Now put one in the front!
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Old 02-10-13, 02:15 PM
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btw even when it comes to aesthics shouldnt saddles be counted out as they should be function over form?
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Old 02-10-13, 02:44 PM
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Originally Posted by GENESTARWIND View Post
btw even when it comes to aesthics shouldnt saddles be counted out as they should be function over form?
Ponzas are cheapo ass-hatchets.
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Old 02-10-13, 02:47 PM
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i guess it depends on the arse. look at the saddle on my bike. its quite comfortable. i will be replacing it though once i find a suitable one that is as comfortable as that one.
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Old 02-10-13, 03:01 PM
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Most recent pic of my daily rider, getting my townie on.
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Old 02-10-13, 03:26 PM
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I like the gizmo attached to the seat stays with your rear light on it. Where did it come from???
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Old 02-10-13, 03:28 PM
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That's a mini pump attached to the bottom of the bag. I'm assuming the light is attached to a loop on the bag itself.
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Old 02-10-13, 03:52 PM
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Originally Posted by FixedDriveJess View Post
Dislike - dummy brakes, crank mismatch.

Like - Archetype in the back. Now put one in the front!
What crank mismatch?
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Old 02-10-13, 04:17 PM
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Old eyes strike again. I had to get the wife's glasses even after I read it's a mini pump.
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Old 02-10-13, 04:23 PM
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This isn't my bike, it's my managers bike when I was working at his shop. The bike has been through many phases but this is the one that looked the best to me. I'm just curious what you guys will think.

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Old 02-10-13, 04:26 PM
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What crank mismatch?
Just the AC cranks and FSA chainring.
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Old 02-10-13, 04:28 PM
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This isn't my bike, it's my managers bike when I was working at his shop. The bike has been through many phases but this is the one that looked the best to me. I'm just curious what you guys will think.

That's one of the coolest looking bikes I've seen in a while. I don't like the weinmann rims though, I hear bad things about weinmann.
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Old 02-10-13, 04:29 PM
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Originally Posted by chris675D View Post
Saddle angle, wheels.
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Old 02-10-13, 07:01 PM
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boss's bike looks like a boss.
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