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Old 10-24-11, 09:17 AM
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It's good to have more than one set of bars on hand.
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Old 10-24-11, 09:22 AM
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Also you can add bar ends for more hand pozish. It is my chillin/bad weather bar set-up of choice.
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Old 10-24-11, 07:05 PM
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It's good to have more than one set of bars on hand.
Yeah, I'm down to just my drops at the moment.
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Old 10-26-11, 09:34 PM
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What's your guys opinion on paul cranks? And if paul cranks were at the right price used; would you jump on them?
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Pound sign: Kilo TT
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Only if you buy these to go on your valve-stems as well:

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Old 10-26-11, 09:46 PM
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Only if you buy these to go on your valve-stems as well:

Darn, they don't come in presta.
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Originally Posted by Leukybear View Post
What's your guys opinion on paul cranks? And if paul cranks were at the right price used; would you jump on them?
I would buy them if the price was low enough to make a nice profit on flipping them.
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What's your guys opinion on paul cranks? And if paul cranks were at the right price used; would you jump on them?
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Should I?
No and no.
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I needed that

And Leuky: not unless you have an ed hardy kit.
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Only if you buy these to go on your valve-stems as well:

When I got my bike back after it was stolen, the thief put one of these on. Kept it for a good luck charm until I switched to prestas.
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Old 11-06-11, 11:19 PM
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Should I build a winter commuter or should I start building a dedicated track bike?
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How close do you live to a track?
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You could rock Presta adapters and keep them.
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How close do you live to a track?
~12 miles.
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****. Build up a dedicated track bike.
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i am very tempted to wrap my new bullhorns from the the center outwards instead of from the ends in.

should i do it?
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Do what you want, but if you post it here, everyone will say you wrapped them wrong
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Only if you buy these to go on your valve-stems as well:

Hah, I have one of those for a hood ornament on my *****in' 1990 Buick Century.
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Old 11-07-11, 03:33 PM
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Kilo TT (stripper) or Motobecane Track?
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those are two very different bikes.
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Well, I'm in a predicament now. Seeing as the Soma Rush frame I ordered was out of stock in the khaki green color I wanted, I'm forced to reconsider what I'm going to get if anything.

You can only get the Khaki Green from Somafab now and it costs $389.99
A white one can be had from Tree Fort Bikes for $337.95

I just don't consider myself much of a white frame kind of guy. The lame part is the shop with the out of stock green rush had it listed at $255.41. No wonder they're all sold out. Should I donate plasma and sell my kidney to make up for the extra $135 the green would cost, pay the extra $83 for the white one that doesn't excite me as much, or do something else. If anyone knows a place that has the green in 57cm for less than 390, lemme kno!
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If you don't like the white one (datsracist.gif) then just wait until the green one comes back in stock. If you are going to drop 3 over benjamins on a frame then get what you want.
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Old 11-07-11, 05:57 PM
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Soma commissions 200-300 of each model of frame manufactured per year (http://www.somafab.com/faqs). With two colors and 7 sizes each that means there are probably less than 20 green 57cm rushes in the world. I'm assuming what they have left in their warehouse is what's left.
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Wow.

I'm not sure what you should do now.
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