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Old 01-09-14, 10:45 PM
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Old 01-09-14, 10:55 PM
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On his skin. If you lick him, he'll pleasantly taste like bacon now.
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I got to say this cadence computer I have now is kind of scaring me, but it is helping with the trainer. Seeing that my top measured rpm is at 198 rmp, I'm now determined to hit 200.
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Why are people so afraid of getting Brooks saddles wet? They are made of thick leather. Army boots, horse saddles and motorcycle saddle bags are made of leather and certainly don't disintegrate in the rain.
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Old 01-10-14, 12:24 AM
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We're all made of leather when you think about it, man.
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Old 01-10-14, 01:53 AM
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My Swift didn't disintegrate but it got uncomfortably saggy after I neglected it in the rain.
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Today I was a bottom bracket away from being able to ride this around. maybe tomorrow...
Interesting handlebars, what are they?
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today i join the club of humans with artificially injected pigment in their epidermis
saw the pic on the 'grams and shiiiiiit that is gonna be a sweet piece. and it's your first? well done sir.
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Old 01-10-14, 11:42 AM
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saw the pic on the 'grams and shiiiiiit that is gonna be a sweet piece. and it's your first? well done sir.
yup, im really excited. ive had a big list of ideas for a long time so im happy to finally get it rolling
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Old 01-10-14, 11:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
Why are people so afraid of getting Brooks saddles wet? They are made of thick leather. Army boots, horse saddles and motorcycle saddle bags are made of leather and certainly don't disintegrate in the rain.
I've gotten mine wet a few times, it'll stain, and it's softer when wet, but not really an issue.
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Old 01-10-14, 12:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
Why are people so afraid of getting Brooks saddles wet? They are made of thick leather. Army boots, horse saddles and motorcycle saddle bags are made of leather and certainly don't disintegrate in the rain.
I assume those people don't actually own a Brooks saddle and use that as a justification for buying something else. Mine is certainly holding up well here in rainy Vancouver.
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Old 01-10-14, 12:50 PM
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Originally Posted by rex615 View Post
Interesting handlebars, what are they?
Pretzel bars. Pretty dang cool. Super tall, 11", VERY heavy.
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Old 01-10-14, 12:57 PM
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Originally Posted by iTripped View Post
I assume those people don't actually own a Brooks saddle and use that as a justification for buying something else. Mine is certainly holding up well here in rainy Vancouver.
I had problems with mine in Portland. I had a 16-mile each way commute and rode most days off too, had to park my bike in a damp basement so the saddle would often go days without drying out.

Fenders might have helped some, but racing bikes with fenders still makes me cringe sometimes.

And i hate how a broken-in one gets sticky when wet. Does not feel good on the inner thigh. So yeah, I'd only choose one for a bike that only saw maybe 3 hours rain riding a month, tops.
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Old 01-10-14, 01:01 PM
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yeah, ruined two brooks in the wet. unfixable sag.
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Old 01-10-14, 01:19 PM
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you put proofhide on the underside of the saddle helps keep it water proof.
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my brooks is on my rain bike?
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I had a pretty good long dirt ride with a pal tonight. The dirt was rather easy but I was exhausted from riding the super steep road route to the trails.
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(from yesterday) I made my first brewing of chemex coffee at home and had my first ever Miller high life...

i guess there's a first time for everything...
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my brooks is on my rain bike?

Every bike is rain bike cuz it always rains.
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today I watched cx nationals.
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Really tempted to put cx tires on my commuter but realized thanks to the year round awesome weather around here; there's no point.
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Really tempted to put cx tires on my commuter but realized thanks to the year round awesome weather around here; there's no point.
#firstworldproblems .

Today I sacked myself real nice, was on a 4-5% hill and at a stop but decided to cut left onto the sidewalk to make a call and when I turned the handlebar, instead of moving I just fell over straight onto the boys. I just laid there laughing, I hope someone saw it.
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Today I ate some tamales my wife made, de-****ing-licious
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