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Old 02-14-12, 01:30 PM
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but then ill be so aero lol not really
yah you are really right. aerospokes are NOT worth 250. definitely not what they go for new (i was just googlin' around and then i saw aerospokes going for 400 new and i said out loud "you're ****ing kidding me!! lol" and a coworker was like "what?" and i didn't feel like explaining the atrocious price of new aerospokes and what an aerospoke is and it was awkward anywho)

and it will make the bike heavier. and it might not even look better.

but...if i ever had a chance to buy a front aerospoke for around 100 bucks I WOULD DO IT IN A HEARTBEAT
ps hey scrod watcha doin with that aerospoke EDIT nevermind lol nice profit
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Old 02-14-12, 04:10 PM
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Should I buy S300's or just go for omnoms straight away? If it matters, I plan to race this year.
Why are those your only two options btw? If I had a vote, it'd be omnoms straight away*

*have owned 3 omniums and 1 s300s
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Old 02-14-12, 04:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
fixed.
I was not aware of this. That is awesome.
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Old 02-14-12, 04:52 PM
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Originally Posted by hamfoh View Post
Why are those your only two options btw? If I had a vote, it'd be omnoms straight away*

*have owned 3 omniums and 1 s300s
Mainly because I didn't really take the time to research anything else really. Do you have any other suggestions?
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Old 02-14-12, 04:54 PM
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Used Sugino 75s if you're on a budget?
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Old 02-14-12, 05:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
fix'd.
fix'd
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Originally Posted by redpear View Post
Used Sugino 75s if you're on a budget?
qft
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Old 02-15-12, 03:51 AM
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Should I get a Superb Vivace for $900 or get a Bob Jackson Vigorelli for $1000
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Old 02-15-12, 03:59 AM
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Originally Posted by TheRealFaux View Post
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let me know if you come across any 165s, homedawg. in black :|
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Old 02-15-12, 09:11 AM
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Originally Posted by redpear View Post
let me know if you come across any 165s, homedawg. in black :|
did you guys see what yummy found?: http://tarckbike.com/node/17817
but its not african american.
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Old 02-15-12, 09:43 AM
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Pretty tempted myself, but not enough bikes.
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Old 02-15-12, 10:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Jaytron View Post
Mainly because I didn't really take the time to research anything else really. Do you have any other suggestions?
yeah if you need to keep it <220 I'd get some used 75s
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Old 02-15-12, 10:30 AM
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Derp get those 75's and a Protype BB, done for $160.
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Old 02-15-12, 10:50 AM
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god i want some 75s.

should i relace my superhottie hubs to deep section rims, carbon tubies, or open pro cds?

also considering tb14 instead of open pros. whatever it is must be 28h f/r.
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Old 02-15-12, 10:55 AM
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Wut the! Why is everyone like I want the 75's but I'm not buying them? They look 95% new and they're the same price as RD2's or whatever. I would buy them but I already have a set (althought they're pretty beat up ) and there's no way the Kilo is getting 75's.
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Old 02-15-12, 11:24 AM
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i'm looking for a job, what's your excuse?
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Old 02-15-12, 11:44 AM
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Poor student, opting out.
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Old 02-15-12, 01:26 PM
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i'm looking for a job, what's your excuse?
Spent $105 on STP yesterday. And probably spent like $500 on bike stuff in the past month. And I already have some.
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Old 02-15-12, 02:36 PM
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Originally Posted by redpear View Post
let me know if you come across any 165s, homedawg. in black :|
There was a guy on SFF selling black 170s with a 50t mighty comp for $100. Exactly the same as my setup lol
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Old 02-15-12, 02:47 PM
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Originally Posted by yummygooey View Post
Derp get those 75's and a Protype BB, done for $160.
But they not blackzs
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Old 02-15-12, 03:38 PM
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silver is the new black
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Old 02-15-12, 04:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Higher Class View Post
what color SHOULD I get my new Spooky bike painted? I'm thinking gold or purple. Something that screams BADASS yet sexually questionable.
some of my favorite colors we've done;









That last one is gold ano. Obviously that only works on aluminum bikes.

I have a couple of textured colors too. Various types of rock- granite, slate, rust(!) and I think there are even some leatherettes.
There's always day-glo too.


There are so many silly colors in the world...

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Old 02-15-12, 05:52 PM
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should i...

let a riding buddy buy my recently finished "hipster mountain bike"?



just got back from the mtb park, where i made the mistake of letting him try it. on the drive home he was driving me nutz about wanting to buy it & made me a crazy high offer

so far i like this bike a lot & have hardly "road" it...

but, a profit is a profit, right?
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Old 02-15-12, 05:54 PM
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Sell it
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Old 02-15-12, 06:01 PM
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yeah dude, sell it as long as he's not going to be all "you didn't tell me it only cost blah blah blah" later. not worth drama, but **** man, sell it.
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