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Old 12-12-14, 09:15 AM
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Hmmmm.... not sure, I kinda like it, but it also kinda looks like a child's play set or something (info on the tech here: Alpha bike concept | wordlessTech)
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Might be the only road bike I've seen where I like the look of a straight-blade fork.

That stem looks really sleek too. I remember when I thought threadless stems were big and ugly and only rode quill stem bikes. That feeling is coming back looking at this skinny thing
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Old 12-12-14, 11:25 AM
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its a custom made steel threadless stem, forks a wound-up.... cant really go wrong with that combo.
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Old 12-12-14, 12:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Pukeskywalker View Post
Might be the only road bike I've seen where I like the look of a straight-blade fork.

That stem looks really sleek too. I remember when I thought threadless stems were big and ugly and only rode quill stem bikes. That feeling is coming back looking at this skinny thing
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its a custom made steel threadless stem, forks a wound-up.... cant really go wrong with that combo.
It looks like some iteration of a control tech controlstem from the 1 inch threadless years.

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Originally Posted by Ictoanta View Post
Hmmmm.... not sure, I kinda like it, but it also kinda looks like a child's play set or something (info on the tech here: Alpha bike concept | wordlessTech)
If that thing came by my house I'd kill it.
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Old 12-12-14, 04:35 PM
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I've seen some funky lugs on a frame before but damn
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Today I brought in my piece for the final day of my metal art class.

10/10 would sit in chair
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I've seen some funky lugs on a frame before but damn
I believe they're 3D printed.
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My broken brain is telling me that the detroit drillium frame with pizza-sized chainring already made an appearance here many months ago, but in the ja thread?
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Originally Posted by MattoftheRocks View Post
My broken brain is telling me that the detroit drillium frame with pizza-sized chainring already made an appearance here many months ago, but in the ja thread?
I'd love to see a video of somebody pedalling that bike. Probably needs a tow from a car to get going.
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@franswa 's conversion is worthy of being in here, so I'm posting it in here.
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Old 12-17-14, 08:23 AM
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Hmm, that'll hurt the my bank account, but...
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Originally Posted by Dannihilator View Post
@franswa 's conversion is worthy of being in here, so I'm posting it in here.

Whoa, thanks for the props! Not sure it's worthy, but still a cool gesture
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Old 12-17-14, 11:12 AM
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Whoa, thanks for the props! Not sure it's worthy, but still a cool gesture
I dig the pic. What aperature and shutter speed did you use to defocus the background?
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Old 12-17-14, 11:27 AM
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By looking at it -- its gotta be F4-5.6. Shutter depends on what the ISO was set at.

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I dig the pic. What aperature and shutter speed did you use to defocus the background?
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Originally Posted by SquidPuppet View Post
I dig the pic. What aperature and shutter speed did you use to defocus the background?
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By looking at it -- its gotta be F4-5.6. Shutter depends on what the ISO was set at.


It was shot at f2.2 with 1/225 shutter speed. Though, equally as important in creating that background effect(bokeh) is the focal length of the lens used and distance from me to subject/distance from subject to background. Neat, huh?
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I didnt know 1/225 shutter speed existed.

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It was shot at f2.2 with 1/225 shutter speed. Though, equally as important in creating that background effect(bokeh) is the focal length of the lens used and distance from me to subject/distance from subject to background. Neat, huh?
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It was shot at f2.2 with 1/225 shutter speed. Though, equally as important in creating that background effect(bokeh) is the focal length of the lens used and distance from me to subject/distance from subject to background. Neat, huh?
Well.........................? Give it up man.
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I didnt know 1/225 shutter speed existed.


My bad, I meant to type 1/125. ISO 200 right before dusk.
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Originally Posted by SquidPuppet View Post
Well.........................? Give it up man.


85mm lens on a full frame sensor at about 17 feet away. If all you had was an APS-C sensor camera, you could achieve similar results with a 50mm lens at around 10 feet away at f1.8
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85mm lens on a full frame sensor at about 17 feet away. If all you had was an APS-C sensor camera, you could achieve similar results with a 50mm lens at around 10 feet away at f1.8
85mm is the must for bokariffic bike portraits.
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