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Old December 15th, 2009, 10:19 AM   #21
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Not gonna lie, I want a fixie. A nice Bianchi Pista frame would be sweet.
that's fine with me as long as you don't ride on the street brakeless.
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Old December 15th, 2009, 01:27 PM   #22
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that's fine with me as long as you don't ride on the street brakeless.
Brakes are for pussies.
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Old December 15th, 2009, 01:34 PM   #23
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Old December 15th, 2009, 05:24 PM   #24
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You should get this bike:
http://gizmodo.com/5427252/mit-usher...penhagen-wheel
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A front brake on a fixie is a must have for me, but a rear brake is essentially useless.

and ZJ, now is the time to scope out c-list for fixies that hipsters dont want anymore.
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Old December 15th, 2009, 05:32 PM   #26
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because i'm a post whore i thought i would contribute to this thread that i really have no business in..




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Old December 15th, 2009, 09:25 PM   #27
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A front brake on a fixie is a must have for me, but a rear brake is essentially useless.

and ZJ, now is the time to scope out c-list for fixies that hipsters dont want anymore.
Sadly, I cannot afford to buy a bike right now since I'm piss poor, plus I got in a crash on the Trek 660 and tweaked the fork and have to fix that. But maybe someday I will get one.
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Old December 16th, 2009, 09:11 AM   #28
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Well, the Christmas list has been submitted. Hopefully I'll have some pics up of me riding in the snow and falling on my ass. ;)

Although, I'm thinking of saving the slicks for spring and DIY studding my current MTB tires and doing some snow riding.

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Old December 16th, 2009, 11:14 AM   #29
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I've got some Innova studded tires that work well and cost half as much as the others. Go for it. The fun part is riding all winter and getting used to the weight, and then switching back to the light summer tires. Feels like you're flying!
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Old December 16th, 2009, 09:17 PM   #30
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Are you serious? Get some MTB riser bars. BMX bars would look ridonculous.

I found a pic of one online:



Looks ok to me! :)
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Old December 16th, 2009, 09:20 PM   #31
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That looks fucking retarded. Get a bike that fits rather than trying to bastardize it like that. I will promise that you will not be happy with the bike with BMX bars on it.
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Old December 16th, 2009, 09:25 PM   #32
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That looks fucking retarded. Get a bike that fits rather than trying to bastardize it like that. I will promise that you will not be happy with the bike with BMX bars on it.
sheesh, I just want to try it.
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sheesh, I just want to try it.
You are the one who said you were on a budget. Just tryin' to help a brother out.
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Old December 16th, 2009, 09:43 PM   #34
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You are the one who said you were on a budget. Just tryin' to help a brother out.
I already have a set.
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I will never go back to riding my MTB on the road after I bought a dedicated road bike. 100x more comfortable and way faster. Search the list for a used road bike.
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Old December 17th, 2009, 06:19 AM   #36
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I will never go back to riding my MTB on the road after I bought a dedicated road bike. 100x more comfortable and way faster. Search the list for a used road bike.
Well, the nice thing is, I can pretty much use all the stuff I'd be putting on the MTB on a road bike too, except the tires. So, if I do come across a good deal on a road bike, i can just transfer the rack, panniers, etc. over to the new bike.
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That looks fucking retarded.
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Well, the nice thing is, I can pretty much use all the stuff I'd be putting on the MTB on a road bike too, except the tires. So, if I do come across a good deal on a road bike, i can just transfer the rack, panniers, etc. over to the new bike.
Don't forget the fenderzz!
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Well, here she is with some new goodies. Slick fat tires, fenders, rack and panniers, toe clips, new rear wheel (from when it fell off my bike rack on the expressway, a few years ago) I'm still waiting on a few goodies, like a front rack and frame bag from nashbar, and a bike light, but I'm pretty happy with how it's coming together.

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