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Old 05-18-13, 06:53 PM
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Your cog is slipping.
 
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I sure hope so.
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Old 05-19-13, 12:16 AM
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Old 05-19-13, 12:45 PM
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dat. geo.
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Old 05-19-13, 01:04 PM
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I think the head tube angle is like 40.
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Old 05-19-13, 01:18 PM
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The seatpost has been cut to save weight.
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Old 05-19-13, 01:30 PM
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Originally Posted by gregjones
The seatpost has been cut to save weight.
Then cancelled out with boat anchors.
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Old 05-19-13, 05:53 PM
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Originally Posted by c0urt
This is the second time this has been in this thread. It's not jackass, it's purpose-built to break a record. Here's an article about it.
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Old 05-19-13, 07:19 PM
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Daft Punk races bikes now?
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That cable routing is anti-aero
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Old 05-19-13, 07:31 PM
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Originally Posted by JeremyLC
This is the second time this has been in this thread. It's not jackass, it's purpose-built to break a record. Here's an article about it.
Definitely not meant to break a record.

Its just a "go fast" bike. Meh.
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Old 05-19-13, 07:35 PM
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Old 05-19-13, 07:47 PM
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I can't see the picture because its so small, but based solely on the face that the tires are huge in proportion to the rest of the bike, I'm going to go with ****ing awesome.
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Old 05-19-13, 08:01 PM
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Old 05-19-13, 08:14 PM
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+1 stahp poasting kwel bieks
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Old 05-19-13, 08:36 PM
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Originally Posted by seau grateau
Daft Punk races bikes now?
hay i thought that was funny
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Old 05-19-13, 09:15 PM
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Old 05-20-13, 12:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Mumonkan
I always see a bike locked up on my way to work that has the same bar setup, except with a bar end lever. Slime green tape and tires of course.
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Old 05-20-13, 12:54 PM
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Originally Posted by JeremyLC
This is the second time this has been in this thread. It's not jackass, it's purpose-built to break a record. Here's an article about it.
That doesn't mean it's not stupid.

edit: Actually, I think it's even more dumb after reading the article.
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Old 05-20-13, 01:32 PM
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Originally Posted by IthaDan
Yup, and the front brake is on the right, euro/motorcycle style.
I finally realized that it was internal routing, but this answers what else didn't look right.
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Old 05-20-13, 02:01 PM
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But it is right. My brakes are like that too.
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Old 05-20-13, 02:34 PM
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Originally Posted by hairnet
But it is right. My brakes are like that too.
Wrong choice of words on my part.

According to Sheldon Brown, the choice of right/left for back brake levers was originally based on the country the bike was built in. Same with motorcycles. In the US it's the right side of the road, for most people, so traditionally the back brake lever is on the right.
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Old 05-20-13, 02:36 PM
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I'm right handed. So I prefer to have my most used actions on the right, those being front brake and rear shifting.
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Old 05-20-13, 02:43 PM
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I have my rear brake on my right lever because that's how my first road bike was set up, so I haven't changed it since.
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Old 05-20-13, 02:54 PM
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I always have 16oz lattes in my right hand, so front brake on the left for me. Only brake on the left on my sweet fixie.
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