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Old 04-10-13, 12:45 PM
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Yeah, having options is terrible. Everyone get off my spoon and do what FixedDriveJess does.

all I'm saying is if you're looking for a tubless setup, you have weight in mind, and you have a sweet deal with Stan's tubeless rims​...
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Old 04-10-13, 05:42 PM
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A 16.76 lb Kilo cookie.
I need help sizing my Kilo cookie. I have a 38 inch waist and i mainly ride to bakeries. Sometimes to farmers' markets if there are food trucks. My friend has a 55 cm cookie and says I should be fine with that.
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Old 04-10-13, 05:52 PM
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Do you skid?
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Old 04-10-13, 08:29 PM
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Originally Posted by seau grateau View Post
Do you skid?
Yeah, skidding through a tubeless tire would be exciting.
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Doing one-legged squats while holding chickens in each hand will make someone strong...that doesn't mean it's the best way to train for track racing.
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That would be spectacular. A trail of blood and sealant.
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Old 04-10-13, 09:12 PM
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Originally Posted by David Broon View Post
Yeah, skidding through a tubeless tire would be exciting.
Hahaha that would be spectacular. A trail of blood and sealant.
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Old 04-10-13, 09:35 PM
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Do you skid?
Me? Every now and then, just for kicks.
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Old 04-11-13, 12:29 PM
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I just sprayed orange juice on my computer screen. Thanks.
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Doing one-legged squats while holding chickens in each hand will make someone strong...that doesn't mean it's the best way to train for track racing.
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That would be spectacular. A trail of blood and sealant.
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Old 04-12-13, 09:44 AM
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scrod, Im building a jackass bike similar to the one below with 700/650 wheelset. I'm not sure how familiar you are with the cheapo STARS wheels, but I bought a front 650 wheel and my 650x23 tire will NOT fit at all. The tire is too big.
Do you know if those STARS wheels are actually 26" instead of 650c? Thanks for any input.



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Old 04-12-13, 10:00 AM
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Old 04-12-13, 10:08 AM
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ugh! damn you STARS wheels!

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Old 04-13-13, 12:27 PM
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I've got a big ass head (size 8), which would you choose between the giro venti and specialized max?
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Old 04-13-13, 12:43 PM
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I have no idea which helmet you'll find more comfortable.

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Old 04-13-13, 08:57 PM
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Hey scrod are the kryptonite mini skins that you stock long enough to shroud the entire shackle when the frame mounting bracket adapter is removed?
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Old 04-14-13, 08:07 AM
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Yes, and then some.
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Old 04-14-13, 10:30 AM
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Scrod,

Do you happen to know the max and min insertion specs on the leader SPCA-1 aero carbon seatpost (250mm)?
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Old 04-14-13, 10:41 AM
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I ride a 47 Kilo, I was checking the geo chart for the Leaders and supposedly I can ride a 51 is this right? I really want a Leader......
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Old 04-14-13, 10:43 AM
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If your Kilo fits, I highly doubt you want a 51. Pick the size with the closest top tube measurement.
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Old 04-16-13, 12:21 PM
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Yes, and then some.
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My leader 735 seat post is creaking, drove me insane on the way home cause I couldn't figure out what it was then when I got home I unscrewed the seatpost bolt and then rode it around the block some and it's gone.

Do I need to just tighten it tighter or does it need some grease?

Edit: Forgot to add, it's not a carbon fiber seatpost.

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Old 04-16-13, 07:13 PM
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You should always grease your seatpost, as well as the binder bolt.
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Old 04-16-13, 07:16 PM
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It's greased but I went a little light on it due to it being just a temporary seatpost.
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You can clean it off later. Dish soap fixes everything.
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Doing one-legged squats while holding chickens in each hand will make someone strong...that doesn't mean it's the best way to train for track racing.
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That would be spectacular. A trail of blood and sealant.
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Old 04-17-13, 10:24 AM
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Your shop hours on Saturday are 12-4?


I'm planning on stopping in, I have a list of items I need to pick up.
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Old 04-17-13, 11:03 AM
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Your shop hours on Saturday are 12-4?


I'm planning on stopping in, I have a list of items I need to pick up.
You're asking in the wrong thread, but yeah. You'd better call or send an e-mail (preferably) before driving all the way from North Attleboro. Our inventory changes by the minute.
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Old 04-17-13, 12:35 PM
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As a shop owner, at what percentage point do you deem a product obscenely marked up? Do you stop at 50%, 60%, 70% margin across the board?

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This isn't the thread to be discussing any of this.
Let's run with this, I'm curious as to where you draw the line from fair to obscene.
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