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Old 04-07-20, 02:52 AM
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About to get my new wheels laced up! Black Miche Primato pista fixed/fixed hubs and black H+Son Hydras(I'll have them laced together with silver spokes). Also...Grey Nukeproof Horizon riser bars, silver Ritchey flat bars and a Kryptonite messenger mini+ to lock it all up with. Now to find a decent set of used silver Sugino 75s to replace my factory cranks.

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Not 100% no but I would doubt it was anything but otherwise there would be a sticker from Tange or Reynolds or Columbus or Ishtawa or True Temper, one of the major tubing manufacturers.
Dude, I didn't claim it was Waterford quality lol. I said it was a good deal at $185 and better than a cheap hi-ten bike. It's listed weight is about the same as my Reynolds 725 Wabi. And I doubt any of us would feel a significant difference in ride quality.
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Dude, I didn't claim it was Waterford quality lol. I said it was a good deal at $185 and better than a cheap hi-ten bike. It's listed weight is about the same as my Reynolds 725 Wabi. And I doubt any of us would feel a significant difference in ride quality.
I didn't claim that you claimed that it was Waterford quality. I also wouldn't say a good deal but certainly a cost for a bike and I would agree it is likely better than a hi-ten bike but most things are.
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Old 04-17-20, 07:49 PM
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Also! Finally got my wheels back from my lbs and I love them! Bummed about the cold weather this week, but I think I'll go out in the morning anyway.
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Old 04-17-20, 08:16 PM
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I was thinking in terms of parts earlier, but how about a whole bike 4 days ago

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I have a 2018 Langster street build, it's my only bike and I use it for typical road rides for fitness (and a little speed along the way).

I've added a new wheel set bought from Velomine . . . H Plus Son hard anodized Archetype rims, 32 spoke with Phil Wood hi-flange track hubs, and Conti 5000 clinchers.
This is a big upgrade from the Axis sport wheels and Espoir tires that were stock on this bike. No gripes about the stock wheels, I just want something that rolls a little smoother as I increase my distances.

On a separate tip, I've added 2 x Assos Evo bib shorts (which are great for me with their shorter-than-usual inseam), and a water bottle from Assos with a cool skull / skeleton design.
I have not yet figured out how to attach / embed photos as this is my first post.
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I have a 2018 Langster street build, it's my only bike and I use it for typical road rides for fitness (and a little speed along the way).

I've added a new wheel set bought from Velomine . . . H Plus Son hard anodized Archetype rims, 32 spoke with Phil Wood hi-flange track hubs, and Conti 5000 clinchers.
This is a big upgrade from the Axis sport wheels and Espoir tires that were stock on this bike. No gripes about the stock wheels, I just want something that rolls a little smoother as I increase my distances.

On a separate tip, I've added 2 x Assos Evo bib shorts (which are great for me with their shorter-than-usual inseam), and a water bottle from Assos with a cool skull / skeleton design.
I have not yet figured out how to attach / embed photos as this is my first post.
Looks like they won't let you post photos until you've contributed to the forums at least 10 times. I've been wanting to post photos of all the upgrades to my ride since the quarantine. I have been considering buying some bib shorts for longer rides, but really can't justify forking out the cash.
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Old 04-18-20, 10:39 AM
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Looks like they won't let you post photos until you've contributed to the forums at least 10 times. I've been wanting to post photos of all the upgrades to my ride since the quarantine. I have been considering buying some bib shorts for longer rides, but really can't justify forking out the cash.
If you are just here to post some pictures and leave, bye Felicia. If you are looking to be a member of this forum, great take a look around and respond to others, post interesting questions that haven't been previously asked take a look around and you will find getting to ten posts is super easy and will be done quickly and you will probably forget how many posts you have made. There is a lot of great topics around and some great sub-forums.
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Old 04-18-20, 11:24 AM
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If you are just here to post some pictures and leave, bye Felicia. If you are looking to be a member of this forum, great take a look around and respond to others, post interesting questions that haven't been previously asked take a look around and you will find getting to ten posts is super easy and will be done quickly and you will probably forget how many posts you have made. There is a lot of great topics around and some great sub-forums.
I've been coming to this forum for knowledge and advice for years. Just recently decided to contribute, now that I have more time on my hands. Thanks for the warm welcome.
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Old 04-18-20, 02:38 PM
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I've been coming to this forum for knowledge and advice for years. Just recently decided to contribute, now that I have more time on my hands. Thanks for the warm welcome.
Awesome...good to hear. Hope you get to stick around, this is a fun place. I sort of did the same thing for a while and glad I joined.
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Awesome...good to hear. Hope you get to stick around, this is a fun place. I sort of did the same thing for a while and glad I joined.
Thanks! Can't wait to share my bike. I've been meaning to upgrade for a while and I'm happy with how its turning out.
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Thanks! Can't wait to share my bike. I've been meaning to upgrade for a while and I'm happy with how its turning out.
I know that feeling. Once you get that bike set it is awesome and then you want to change it again because something cool and new was discovered and it might be slightly better than what you got now. I did that with some brakes once ended up using both sets so it worked out but it was a silly upgrade but damn "they tie the room together"
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I know that feeling. Once you get that bike set it is awesome and then you want to change it again because something cool and new was discovered and it might be slightly better than what you got now. I did that with some brakes once ended up using both sets so it worked out but it was a silly upgrade but damn "they tie the room together"
I hear ya "Dude". I've got lots on the wishlist, but I'm gonna behave myself for a bit.
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I hear ya "Dude". I've got lots on the wishlist, but I'm gonna behave myself for a bit.
You go it! My wishlist is at least $30k long and that is just a reasonable estimate not including going absolutely crazy. Luckily though much of that list is big dream stuff.
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Looks like they won't let you post photos until you've contributed to the forums at least 10 times. I've been wanting to post photos of all the upgrades to my ride since the quarantine. I have been considering buying some bib shorts for longer rides, but really can't justify forking out the cash.
Buy some bibs or padded shorts. They are worth it for me and anything over 10 or so miles. I prefer the padded shorts because I can use any pants I see fit, and can be more casual if I find something to explore while riding. I have varying quality from cheap to pricey, you will need to see if you like thinner or thicker pads. What type of riding do you do?
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Buy some bibs or padded shorts. They are worth it for me and anything over 10 or so miles. I prefer the padded shorts because I can use any pants I see fit, and can be more casual if I find something to explore while riding. I have varying quality from cheap to pricey, you will need to see if you like thinner or thicker pads. What type of riding do you do?
I'm kind of all over the place, really. My work schedule is wild, so I ride when I can. Usually between 5-20 miles almost daily. If I have time and I'm rested, I'll make a day out of a ride, but I haven't done more than 40 miles at a time. I found a pair or Oakley bibs on Amazon for like $65 so I think I'll give those a shot. Not sure at all what I'd be comfortable with. Thank you for the input!
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I'm kind of all over the place, really. My work schedule is wild, so I ride when I can. Usually between 5-20 miles almost daily. If I have time and I'm rested, I'll make a day out of a ride, but I haven't done more than 40 miles at a time. I found a pair or Oakley bibs on Amazon for like $65 so I think I'll give those a shot. Not sure at all what I'd be comfortable with. Thank you for the input!
I haven't used them myself, but these get some really good reviews. The basic model is $40.
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Awesome! I'll definitely give them a shot. Thanks for the suggestion!
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Vintage Fenders

I bought some NOS Bluemelís fenders sized to 27Ē wheels for a vintage Raleigh. Theyíre British racing green to match the bike and have the Herron logo on them.

I canít post photos of them yet as Iíve not met the minimum post requirement for a newbie - but Iíll come back and do so in a day or two :-).
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