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Need all of your PRO. advice!! please Help!!

Old 12-30-11, 07:47 PM
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Need all of your PRO. advice!! please Help!!

Hi my name is Jesse, I'm new to bicycling and need advice on what bike should I buy. I have liked the SE 2011 Draft Lite. And the Fuji 2011 Classic. Can u guys tell me which bike is The best buy. Or if you can recommend any other bike under 600?
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Old 12-30-11, 08:08 PM
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Check out departmentofgoods.com and citygrounds.com

Really great deal at Nashbar for a Fuji League- fantastic parts and frame and gorgeous. Way better than any bike I've found at this price.
The only downside of this bike is no provision to run a front brake so you have to get track fork front brake mount, drill the fork (not sure if there is enough reach if you drill- have to check) or put in a new fork.

Even if you get a new fork (I think Nashbar might even have one for $50), it is still well under your $600.
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Old 12-30-11, 08:14 PM
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Trust me, none of us are pros.
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Except carleton.
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Old 12-30-11, 10:04 PM
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Except carleton.
Of course. And Homebrew, diggin the 'obituary' hahaha
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I hear Big Shot bikes are nice.
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Old 12-30-11, 11:40 PM
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Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
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Originally Posted by Street rider View Post
Of course. And Homebrew, diggin the 'obituary' hahaha
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Originally Posted by EpicSchwinn View Post

Axe audi ... I dont get it>.<

then

OOOOOOOOOO TROLLOL
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Axe audi ... I dont get it>.<
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even moar lost now.

...so dense
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Originally Posted by cruiserhead View Post
Check out departmentofgoods.com
x2

i bought a charge plug grinder from realcyclist/departmetof goods for my wife and both of us were very pleased.

$280 got us tange chromoly, formula hubs, sugino cranks, spoon saddle, tektro brakes, a good looking set of fenders, and clearance for 700x32 tires with fenders

it is a heavier non butted frame but it rides great and should serve as a reliable commuter for quite some time.

we looked at bikes direct but i favored the charge for its fenders and tire clearance while my wife favored the ascetics:



what type of riding do you plan on doing?

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that took me way to long to figure out
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Originally Posted by rustybrown View Post
even moar lost now.

...so dense
3gbird lost me on that one. Not sure if he got it...

Look at the scent of the axe and the model of the audi
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Old 12-31-11, 02:00 PM
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Originally Posted by EpicSchwinn View Post
3gbird lost me on that one. Not sure if he got it...

Look at the scent of the axe and the model of the audi
i fully understood the reference...

ever hear a guitar referred to as an axe?

i was a little disappointed that was the best reference you could find for kilo. props on the tt.
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oh, this thread is now priceless
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oh, this thread is now priceless
i regret my participation in the picture jokes. though i did find a picture of an a8 with axes in it.

i wont imbed it for the sake of clutter but it can be had here: https://px6.streetfire.net/0001/66/88/1016688_600.jpg
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I have never referred to a guitar as a pickaxe.
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I have never referred to a guitar as a pickaxe.
it was the best i could do in 20 seconds. ive also never thought of cheap body spray when someone says kilo.
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Originally Posted by EpicSchwinn View Post

Look at the scent of the axe and the model of the audi
OOoooooohhhhhhh....enlightenment. Lulz.

/imanidiot
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Originally Posted by thirdgenbird View Post
i regret my participation in the picture jokes. though i did find a picture of an a8 with axes in it.

i wont imbed it for the sake of clutter but it can be had here: https://px6.streetfire.net/0001/66/88/1016688_600.jpg
Speed holes!
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Bikesdirect.com Mercier kilo tt $360.00 I think.
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Originally Posted by thirdgenbird View Post
i fully understood the reference...

ever hear a guitar referred to as an axe?

i was a little disappointed that was the best reference you could find for kilo. props on the tt.
Originally Posted by thirdgenbird View Post
i regret my participation in the picture jokes. though i did find a picture of an a8 with axes in it.

i wont imbed it for the sake of clutter but it can be had here: https://px6.streetfire.net/0001/66/88/1016688_600.jpg
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it was the best i could do in 20 seconds. ive also never thought of cheap body spray when someone says kilo.
okay you win your photo puns are superior and mine are lame.
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ಠ_ಠ

It's really not that big of a deal.
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