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Old 02-18-12, 12:04 PM
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i need a new saddle my flite is all warped and sagging and droopy. so SHOULD I...

get a new 1990 flite ~ $100
get a soma flite copy ~ $60
get the nashbar arione knockoff ~ $30ish?
get a new style flite ~ $100ish
anything else?
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Old 02-18-12, 12:22 PM
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Originally Posted by calbob76 View Post
get a new 1990 flite ~ $100
^If you have money to spend.

You can try to find used but still good condition flite too for probably no more than $50
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Old 02-18-12, 12:29 PM
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Or search "flight saddle" on eBay.
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Old 02-18-12, 09:23 PM
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Have you ever spooned? Worth a shot if you're on a budget.
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Old 02-18-12, 09:27 PM
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Should I black cranks+silver chain, or Silver cranks+black chain?

Black tires are in already, just waiting for wheels to get here. Pedals will be black/silver.
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damn, thats sweet.
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Old 02-18-12, 10:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Jaytron View Post
Should I black cranks+silver chain, or Silver cranks+black chain?
Black cranks + silver chain. Never really liked black chains.
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Old 02-18-12, 10:10 PM
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Originally Posted by adriano View Post
damn, thats sweet.



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Black cranks + silver chain. Never really liked black chains.
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Old 02-19-12, 12:25 PM
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Originally Posted by EpicSchwinn View Post
Have you ever spooned? Worth a shot if you're on a budget.
Seconded. Love my spoon.
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Old 02-21-12, 11:16 PM
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Suzue promax + TB14's?

Sigh, literally just finished a wheelbuild and I'm already planning another.
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Old 02-22-12, 10:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Leukybear View Post
Suzue promax + TB14's?
Sure. Why TB14's though?
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Old 02-22-12, 10:25 AM
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Originally Posted by EpicSchwinn View Post
Have you ever spooned? Worth a shot if you're on a budget.
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Seconded. Love my spoon.
Thirded. I've had people ask me why I put such a cheap saddle on a nice bike, and the answer is always that it's comfortable and looks good. Why spend more money when this one works great?
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Old 02-22-12, 11:20 AM
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Originally Posted by homebrewk View Post
Sure. Why TB14's though?
The badge:


And because I've always wanted another light wheelset & this seems to be a nice looking and economical combo.
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Old 02-22-12, 11:29 AM
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those are nice rims. not that the weight matters, but im surprised they weigh as much as they do.
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Old 02-22-12, 01:51 PM
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should I put hoods on my mash
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Old 02-22-12, 01:52 PM
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Originally Posted by hamfoh View Post
should I put hoods on my mash
Hoods and drops are amazing.
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Probably. Hand positions are nice if you go on long rides.
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Old 02-22-12, 01:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Jaytron View Post
Hoods and drops are amazing.
qft

I'm starting to get pretty sick of the way my drops feel without hoods. Considering dummy hoods even if I look like a dummy riding them. Don't care.
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Old 02-22-12, 02:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Leukybear View Post
The badge:
Seriously, they're really nice rims but it's the badge that just sucks me right in. I've actually been considering building up a set of TB14/Pro max wheels for my Godzilla.
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Old 02-22-12, 02:10 PM
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hell yes!!! GODZILLA and those would look sweet!

and i need to talk to you about some aeroheads and cx-rays.
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Old 02-22-12, 02:45 PM
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490 grams!!??!!??

Velocity A23, Aerohead, and Fusion are all lighter than that and cost less.

I'll admit, I'd hit it based on looks but I'd just as soon pick up a set of Araya Golds even though they're t00bular.
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Old 02-22-12, 04:12 PM
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The badge weighs 70g.

In comparison, Velo Orange's 22mm wide Raid rim weighs 530g.

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Originally Posted by hamfoh View Post
should I put hoods on my mash
I want to say yes but then when I picture it I say:

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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
Godzilla.
Wait, what? Do tell.
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Old 02-22-12, 05:08 PM
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We stock EAI frames now. I can't help myself.
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