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Begging for (you)s addition.

Got a new 46/36 BB386 crankset and did a ghetto tubeless conversion.
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>>1199055
gimme dem (you)s
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I totally fit in with the other bikes here guys!
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>>1199065
we still love you
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>>1199065
>Bar plugs missing
>Severe chain sag
>Stems not aligned with logos
Anon please, I can help you be better. I hope.
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>>1199061
Protip.

Add an extra fender nut to the downtube/chainstar fender bolt to bring it out a bit and align better with your wheels.

-3 points on fender alignment for the gap in the seatstay area, given your frame was meant for them.
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>>1199067
Tightened the chain this morning, new bar ends are coming with new grips. Dunno about that stem allignment with logos, doesn't strike to my eye
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better photo this time :)
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>>1199055
IT'S "EDITION," YOU DULLARD
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shit meme bike
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>>1199077
It looks so much better now with the raw alu and the painted fork than with the original paint job, good work
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>>1199068
>add extra nut to downtube/chainstay

wut? the chainstay bridge has a stack of leather washers pushing the fender off the bridge. i chose ease of removing my rear wheel over perfect alignment in that area.

>-3 for gap in seatstay area
what gap?
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>>1199082
-inhales- gaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyy

>>1199084
love this bike haha. does your stem say tacos instead of salsa?
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>>1199096
>does your stem say tacos instead of salsa?
yup
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>>1199097
amazing
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>>1199055
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>>1199061
My man, Do you ride inside of high bridge park?
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hello campers
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>>1199061
>>1199108
i've not yet ridden inside the park except for the path leading to the bridge
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New project bike. I'm still working out shifter mountings and tires, but its semi ridable right now.
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>>1199061
Best frame pump ever made right there.
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>>1199126
cool, I'm jealous.
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Posting a few bikes this time
This is a '92 KHS Montana Comp I've had for a long time, finally found a setup I might stick with for a while.

>>1199061
Always 10/10, would only be 8/10 if it wasn't orange.

>>1199065
How do I get into dirt jumping without killing myself?

>>1199084
Can I be a meme, too?
This frame is weird as heck, and it'd be a million times better without all the reddit stickers, but I dig it.

>>1199139
Nicely done anon, considering throwing drops on a 90's rigid mtb myself.
Also is that a rear rack?
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>>1199160
Here's my "please don't steal me" beater
The bar setup is a set of the small Soma Sparrow with some mtb bar ends on the inside for a makeshift aero position.
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>>1199160
>>1199161
Most recent project bike. I was given the frame and put about $250-300 into it. Not that the frame is exactly worth it, but I'm on the lookout for a nice 90's steel frame, with less boat-like geometry.
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It's slow but steady.
Gently ticking in gear 2 and 3 like a cricket.
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>>1199164
Here's a better image of that front wheel.
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>>1199170
That looks gorgeous.
Was it hard to lace up/ calc the spoke length?
It's a bit of a shame it is not as apparent when it is in the bike.
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First time here
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>>1199160
Thanks, it's a lot of fun. The rack came with the bike and I threw it on the front to mount an eventual basket.
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>>1199175
I don't want to alarm you, but theres a screwdriver in your bike.
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>>1199173
I'm definitely not near that skill level yet, guy at my lbs built them up for me. Apparently he didn't have much trouble with it at all, which wouldn't really surprise me.
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>>1199160
>how do i get into dirtjumping without killing myself

Well, dont hit jumps you are gonna die on for starters...
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>>1199061
What rims are you using on that?
>>1199126
I like the look of this, but if I were riding it I'd be constantly worried about something falling off.
>>1199170
>>1199179
The guy at your shop did a nice job. There are a couple of calculators online that will do the heavy lifting for you.
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>>1199083
I'm a literal mobile poster you have to forgive what swipe does.
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>>1199193
i had some issues the first few days of the tour but after finding where to put the extra straps, everything has been solid even down singletrack.
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>>1199088
Thanks. Eventually I'm going to get the frame soda blasted and properly polished but I like the raw look a lot.
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>>1199160
>frame says "oversized" on it
>seat and bar set-up clearly indicate frame is undersized to this rider.
seems like a cool bike tho
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>>1199167
where at senpai?
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>>1199170
fucking rad.
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>>1199170
>>1199164
awesome wheeljob, univega deserves it
>>1199084
hi Rich
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>>1199161
I'm jelly. Sora 8 speed on the back? That stem too... pretty bougie for a beater
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>>1199167
Have been looking at some modern gazelles recently. Yours is such a nice looking bike I just wish I lived somewhere flatter.
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>>1199220
Is that one of the Charge Plug 5 builds that singletrack is always banging on about? Could never find the cheap frames they were referring to
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>>1199220
>>1199061
>>1199082
nice
>>1199084
Need more stickers, bro
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Got this on ebay cheap, did I do good /n/? I ripped the pink camo tape off as soon as I got it.
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>>1199160
>Can I be a meme, too?
Sure. That bike is actually sick as shit though.

>>1199161
Trying to make sense of those bars. Got any different pics?

>>1199214
>hi Rich
Hi whoever you are. I imagine a fellow instabro most likely.

>>1199220
Skinwall tires always so good.

>>1199251
>Need more stickers, bro
It's getting there. Each one must be placed ever so carefully to not disturb the peace and tranquility of any currently occupying frame space.
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>>1199258
>trying to make sense of those bars
Pretty comfy, might I say.
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>>1199142
thx. i love it.

>>1199160
sick khs.

>>1199193
>which rims?
alex dh19 32h, dtswiss spokes, shimano hb-t610. this is what came stock on the bike. i'm going to ride them into the ground, then get nicer touring wheelset with dyno hub.
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>>1199267
not him, but I like it
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>>1199055
My man, learn to take better pictures. What kind of potato did you use to take this picture?
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>>1199161
Neat, I've been riding a similar cockpit setup for years and it's a great compromise between drops and upright bars.

I like your aero bar-ends, I use my own in pretty much the same way, riding with my hands over the ends of the STI levers.
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>>1199160
>How do I get into dirt jumping without killing myself?

Start jumping tables, not doubles. Tables have a flat spot between the take off and landing so you can land on it without killing yourself. Doubles have nothing in between the take off and landing so you have to make the gap or you most likely die.

Also you can start dirt jumping with any mountain bike really. I dj with a bmx occasionally.
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>>1199282
Thanks m8, I love all of your bikes, though I don't see them all posted much anymore.
Oddly enough had the same bars on an old yellow diamondback for a while, need to get another school bus baiku.
Are those levers in a comfortable spot, though? Seems like they might be angled in a weird way, which is why I have mine angled down quite a bit.

Also posting my Meme Machine Cruiser Supreme
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>>1199232
It certainly is. I think they sold out last year.
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>>1199055
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>>1199279
Hey you're the faggot who says this any time someone doesn't bring a DSLR out on their ride and who also doesn't understand low light shots.
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>>1199392
>thinks all pictures in low light must be blurry and look shite
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does anyone know unironically, what are good bikes for deliveroo/uber eats?

Looking for a "best bang for buck" bike because I need money and bike delivery jobs seem confy, just dont know what type and brand of bike I need.

Pic related, im eyeing up this one.
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>>1199395
>Thinks anyone should give a shit on an Indonesian fan waxing collective

As bad as the REEEEEEsize posters.
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>>1199399
Why the fuck would you want suspension and disc brakes on a bike you're gonna use for deliveries? That's just more weight and more parts to worry about
Just get a used steel single speed (assuming you'll be riding on flat terrain)
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>>1199399
Either a 90s rigid mtb with slicks or an old cromoly or aluminum road bike with friction shifters, like a trek or raleigh.
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only 80s kids will get this
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>>1199414
Might I recommend a pair of used Onza bar-ends to better match that stem?
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>>1199407
Because I dont know shit about bijes, thats why im asking.
>>1199409
Thnx dude, will look into it.
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Is this a decent bike for a first timer novice, boys? Only have experience with single speeds and just want something simple for city/casual leisure exercise riding.
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>>1199428
Forgot to post the link. https://www.reidcycles.com.au/reid-blacktop.html
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>>1199414
Can you manual it with that stem?

Ever since I swapped my old mtb to a stem like that I haven’t been able to manual it.
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just built up a folder with some old ultegra i had laying around, actually nice to ride to my surprise. im really not looking forward to finding 451 tires tho
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>>1199434
No idea, I'm not that extreme.
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>>1199466
Cute
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>>1199392
Sweetie, apparently you dont understand how to take low light shots. What kind of 3rd world phone are you using to take your pictures? Also mirror-less cameras are piss cheap and light af my man.
>>1199403
Resize posters are either phone fags or third worlders with shit internet plans.

Learn to take better pictures my man.
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>>1199316
rear caliper and lever sure are decorative
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Putting a longer stem on it soon, super fun cross bike.
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>>1199564
And getting some new bars for the TCR soon.
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>>1199564
Why is that fork so THICC
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>>1199055
How thick are the tires on that bike?
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>>1199614
700x45 on the tread. 700x44 on the casing.
>>1199477
>sweetie
try harder
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>>1199564

>pink
>tires
>1x
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Went on a fairly long ride today to a local mall. Heavy, intermittent rain and those rim brakes were screaming.I will get a rack for it soon. I have no complaints about the generic knobbies yet.
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>>1199477
i don't understand how you seem to know a little bit about cameras, yet aren't mad people posting stupid-big jpgs.
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>>1199640
>I cant take a picture for shit the post
>>1199664
>Implying you know anything about cameras.
>>yet aren't mad people posting stupid-big jpgs
I really dont care about the large Jpegs desu. I really hate it when people post shit images.
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>>1199055

Still with stock stem that is too high for me, gonna switch that soon.
Also my phone camera distorted the fuck out of my front wheel, wtf.
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>>1199108
what the fuck is that sizing, nigger

do you have tiny legs and giant ape arms
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>>1199082
>brakeless fixie
Surprisingly long lived for a suicide meme
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>>1199657
>GT
My man!
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>>1199674
Large jpegs are shit images
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>>1199208
I get that you're probably just trying to be funny.
But just in case: "oversized tubing" was a
big marketing point way back.
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>>1199695
Very nice, very complete. Usable low for a roadbike, too.
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>>1199316
Is that a 40 oz in your bottle rack?
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>>1199175
Nice patch on the bag, just so those pesky runescape bots cant get a free walk across varrock
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>>1199674
>Doesn't actually own a bike that he rides the post
Le 50 watt man
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>>1199648
I like how unlike most fixed gear bikes with hypebeast stickers you went with FTP instead of box logo.
Also that retrogression sticker is dope
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Did about 80km today, rolling hills
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Slightly larger tires now.

She'll roll over everything.
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>>1199774
lol wut? I cycle at least 200+ miles per week.
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>>1199084
Its a comfy meme.
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>>1199084
What focal length do you use? Also are you using a prime lens?
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>>1199211
clog and windmill land
>>1199220
Thanks
>modern gazelle
Wouldn't risk it.
Very mediocre(at best) for A-brand prices
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climbing season
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Just picked this up.. did I do ok?
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>>1199807
freddit fit
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>>1199841
you did good. maybe add fenders and wider tires.
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This arrives Tuesday, how bad did I fuck up? Switching from a 13 year old cheap hard tail to this for commuting.
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>>1199847
Hell fucking yea my dude.
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>>1199061
Why the pointlessly narrow gear range , are (you) dumb?
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>>1199849
>how bad did I fuck up?

Return before opening

>>1199139
P cool. Bar end shifters and real bar tape would make it more cool
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>>1199576
It's one of my favorite parts of the bike, the crown in particular is so oversized, but it's stiff as hell.

>>1199654
You mean it's a memebike?
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>>1199841
Should be a dependable bike, 2nded for wider tires, maybe change the handlebar angle as well.
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I actually wasn't liking this frame that much with some 32mm tires and regular drops on it but its come alive with 45mm and flared bars. Its super fun now on my shitty roads.
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>>1199917
Ok good! Should the hoods be totally flat? Any suggestions for cheap, reliable, wider tyres?
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>>1199918
What's up with those dropouts?
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>>1199928
they are adjustable if you want to use a belt drive system
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>>1199891

>colors are cancer
>oversized slow tires
>meme pedals
>have fun suddenly having to go up a steep hil and shifting franticly
>road bike handlebar height on slow CX bike

I guess it's a fun bike if all you do is offroad shit.
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>>1199849

Other than the fact that the tires are small for a commuter bike, not bad at all for the price point. It's not going to be comfortable on shitty roads. Upgrade to 28mm tires and deflate accordingly ASAP The bike prob won't take any bigger.
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>>1199937

Also 3x on front gears is a meme, look for 2x.
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>>1199891

I really don't get why the handlebars are so low, CX racing and offroad riding you aren't really going that fast and air resistance isn't that big of a deal.
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>>1199935
>meme pedals
?

It's strictly for cyclocross racing and commuting- I completely agree that 1x sucks in many ways. I have a TCR that I do 95% of my riding on.

>>1199939
I like a pretty large saddle to bar drop, it's comfy for me. Have 44cm bars on it, so it's not totally a road position. Moving up to a 100mm -8deg stem once the shim for my Giant stem comes from China. That'll let me have the bars a tad higher as well even with the stem slammed.
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>>1199695
>investment cast lug era trek
very nice! a weird choice of bottle cage i must say but lovely otherwise

>>1199795
>pannier rails not leveled
>knees are too sharp

>>1199918
i'm digging your bar tape but that shifter cable needs a trimming

>>1199677
that's a nice photograph. would suggest toeclips for pedals like yours though or at least flats with a bigger platform

>>1199316
>braking system is 1 stamped long reach caliper
going backwards would already be going too fast

>>1199282
nice and clean! a picture-perfect city bike

>>1199139
always nice to see a lugged peugeot atb- nice! how're you securing the rack to the fork crown?

>>1199082
can you see where you're going?

>>1199055
>"did a ghetto tubeless conversion"
yet the bike remains 90% ghetto tubing
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>>1199941

There's a pedal shimano makes that's one half clip in other half platform. Check em out and try cycling with just sneakers, it's literally indecernible from clip ins. I feel for meme pedals/shoes too. Sneakers u can run in as well, clip ins u cant.
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>>1199928
You can adjust the length of the chainstay to tension a non-derailer drivetrain.
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>>1199949
Why would he want to run? He has a bike. Clipless pedals are comfier, and more fun.
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>>1199917
>wider
>change bar
CMAAAAAN dont kill the anons speed anon
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>>1199964
Dude is so close to an /n/ worthy bike, nobody is hating on it.
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>>1199827
jeez, sexy, how much
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>>1199084
that looks awful
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>>1199927
They should ideally be almost flat, slightly pointing upwards
For budget tires, consider Michelin Lithion 2 or Schwalbe Durano, both in 32mm ideally (if your frame has enough clearance)
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>>1199095
protip: deflate the wheel
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>>1199055
pgud

>>1199061
pgud and you actually understand setback

>>1199077
looking nice; love seeing new pictures of this one every time

>>1199084
hey buddy

>>1199108
>>1199807
do you have back problems? sky-high bars.

>>1199126
hi
looks like a nice setup

>>1199139
This is the single best thing in this thread. I love everything about it. Can't wait to see it with a more complete bar/cable job.

>>1199160
This is a quality partsbin commuter/shitbike. Love it.

>>1199161
>>1199267
Dece, and lol at the bars. Actually looks pretty comfy/functional

>>1199220
pgud

>>1199282
This is nice but reverse-setback seatpost???Pigmy femurs?

>>1199399
You don't want a mountain bike for a delivery job. You don't need suspension, you don't want knobby tires. Probably fenders if yo live anywhere vaguely wet (like Washington/Oregon). You want something with a front rack, more like >>1199061 or >>1199084

>>1199564
>>1199891
Dece, but I will never quit loling at those SRAM hydro brifters. Best cheap stem. How do you like that EC70 seatpost? Been eyeing it.

>>1199648
S L A M M E D
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>>1199695
Some weird component choices (ultra-low-spoke-count wheels, those bottle cages, hammock-saddle) but overall I like.

>>1199795
>babbies intatweetmyfaceagram starter kit
All yer missing is the Compass tires. At least it's a double crankset.

PSA: You're supposed to mount that Tubus rack on the lower/rear eyelets at the dropout, not the upper/front ones. Then attach the fender stays to the second set of eyelets on the rack. That'll help solve the erection your pannier bars have.

PSA2: The front end geometry of that frame is nothing like the low-trail nerdbikes you've been lusting after on instagram; it's gonna handle like crap with a loaded basket + panniers all on the front fork. They gave that frame rear rack mounts for a reason, use them.

>>1199918
I tried to like the Venturemax bars but just couldn't stand the
B I O B E N D
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>>1199938
>3x is a meme
what the fuck does this even mean
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>>1199995
Nothing. Ignore every idiot who claims something is "a meme".
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>>1199795
Oh almost forgot:

Having ridden a front-loader with bar end sifters, have fun with those bashing into your thighs every time you let go of the bars while stopped.

And you're gonna love those brakes until the first time you have to bleed them; then you'll chuck them in the fuckin' trash.
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>>1199809
Using a 24-70 f2.8, I believe it was at 50mm focal length.

>>1199969
muah~~~

>>1199994
>All yer missing is the Compass tires.
I had the Compass tires. They're nice, but I wanted something far more durable.

>PSA
Yup, know that, I like to have it easily removable instead so I have it sit on the front mounts so I don't have to fuck with the fender struts.

>PSA2
Also know that, don't care. I've got a large saddle bag I'll make use of in conjunction with the front end setup and a rear rack+more panniers if I intend on doing some serious touring with it.

>>1199998
Yeah the brakes are gonna be a massive pain. Already shortened them once, and frankly I'll leave it to a shop to do instead.
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>>1199995

It means that 3 chain rings on the front crank are a meme, at most you need 2. 3 is excessive. It's still ridable it's just that 2 is better.
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>>1199962

Having your foot in the same position =/= more fun.
Having to clip in and out everytime you get on/off the bike =/= more fun.
They are literally only useful for competing cyclists. Are you competing in a race where every single modicum of energy and perfect foot placement is important? Enjoy going anywhere in cleats.
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>>1199876
Why return?
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>>1199775
Thanks man! I was really picky about what stickers I put on my bike. I have FTP and Retrogression ones on my bmx too, pic related.
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>>1199807
>frame too big
>bars higher than saddle
>clearly doesn't work on his own stuff


I see you're >250lbs and disabled fred.
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>>1200040
I disagree
you're a figging faggot for judging what other people use though. faggot
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>>1199876
>>1199942
>>1199994
Bar tape and bar end shifters are going on once an ebay order comes in. The frame is triple butted Ishikawa tubing made in Quebec by velosport. The front rack is just bolted to the hole for mounting caliper brakes with the standard hardware. I was running out of gears this weekend on the flats of the gravel roads I was riding on, so I might switch up the drivetrain a bit.
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>>1200020
>(front load stuff)
>Also know that, don't care

Do you? I mean, ya got like 70mm of trail. I've tried to front-load a bike like that before. It was OK at best on flats, a complete bear to keep pointed in the right direction on climbs, and fucking T E R R I F Y I N G on twisty fast descents. Seriously bad news all around.

On the other hand, looks like you live in the flattest of flatland so maybe it'll turn out OKish.

(Kansas? Iowa? south/east Nebraska?)

>brakes
I actually had a shop give up on them; had to take them to a different shop.

Why couldn't they put a goddamn bleed nipple on the caliper like any other sane manufacturer?!?

>>1200039
calling something a "meme", in the modern 4chan parlance, is indicating that a thing is overhyped. Generally it is something new, although that doesn't necessarily hold true (For example, "Rigid 90s MTB with slicks" is a meme).

Triples are old-school and generally most people hate on 'em, they're not overhyped, nor are they new. And on a lower-end bike with an 8-speed or 9-speed group, a triple is damn nice to have.
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>>1199139
>>1200057
omg, I didn't notice the under-chainstay U-brake. Looks like a full Deore MT60 group. So perfectly late-80s it hurts.
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>>1199564
Extremely upsetting

>>1199566
classic

>>1199695
Trek usually looks like ass but this is pretty

>>1200020
Rad
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>>1199949
PD-T8000

Such a fuckin' good pedal. SPD on one side, GREAT pinned platform on the other, and non-derpy looking pedal reflectors.

(I know we all think pedal reflectors and wheel reflectors are dorky, but man, seeing them at night makes my brain go "BIKE" in a way that blinky tail lights do not)

>>1200040
>They are literally only useful for competing cyclists.

Or for cyclists who just ride a lot? Pretty typical weekend for me is 80 miles/8kft of climb, and it would be pretty miserable in flats.

>Enjoy going anywhere in cleats.

There are plenty of SPD shoes that you can walk around in. I spend half my days at work just chilling in some Shimano MTB touring shoes.
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>>1200083

Yea I love that pedal.
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>>1200040
>These are the people who frequently give advice to new cyclists on a Sudanese candle wicking enthusiast forum
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>>1200103
They read Grant Peterson's blog one time and assume that's the be all and end all of bicycle knowledge.
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>>1200078
>Do you? I mean, ya got like 70mm of trail.
I've ridden different rides front loaded as well with equivalent geo and much prefer a slow front end than a noodly rear end. Probably not much of a big deal as the Gorilla Monsoon frameset got some decent heft to it, but I've become accustomed to it. Low trail would be far more preferable don't get me wrong, but I still rather a front load bias.

Southeastern Ontario. About as flat as flat can be, very short punchy rollers and that's about it.

>I actually had a shop give up on them; had to take them to a different shop.
That's a bummer. I brought the bike into the shop and talked to the guys before I left them, with a fair warning that they'd be a pita. Mechanic looked 'em up, said yeah shouldn't be a problem, then when I came to pick it up a week later he was like "Yeah, I had to bleed them like 4 times, they really sucked."

>>1200082
So'z that. Wish I had some actual elevation gain around here.

>>1199918
Wolverine eh? Plush tires and wide bars are where it's at man. The Wolverine was ahead of it's time imo. If only Soma would have owned up to poor dropout design on the previous two iterations of the Wolverine.
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Who /cooolchad/ here?
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>>1199678
Lol, try harder sweetie. I'm pretty bike sure my LBS employees are more knowledgeable on bike fit compared to some poor NEET.
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>>1200050
I see you know nothing about bike fit.
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>>1200140
cute rabbits
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>>1200148
Bars higher than saddle indicate a rider with severe back problems. Unless of course your saddle is far too low and your knees are going to explode in a few months, unless you are le 50w man, in which case drunk pedal on my dude
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>>1200140
Fucking /biz/tard crossposter
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>>1200153
The bars and saddle are on level my dude.
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>>1200166
...no they aren't
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>>1199927
For good puncture protection and long life also consider schwalbe marathons.

If you want to spend a bit more in exchange for improved handling and comfort look into soma shikoros.
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>>1200166
>>1200167

looks like it was set up to have the hooks as primary hand position, and maybe use the tops as upright position? could be a weird version of french fit with a modern geo bike? all this assuming the saddle height is actually correct - owner of this bike said he had a shop fit him.
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>>1200192
Does he have dwarfism>
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>>1199055
Midousuji stole my bike. Was it that good anon? R8 that cute Lexa.
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Got a bit of rain about a week ago after a month long dryness and the mosquitoes are out in force, and probably will continue their wicked existence through the summer. Which means that I get to clean dead mosquitoes from the bike, helmet, and my legs for the rest of the summer.

Also r8 my downtube.
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Just bought my first bike.
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>>1200211
Can you look over the handlebars?
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>>1200197 >>1200192
i think he did say in a previous thread he was about 5'4" or 5'7" tall or so.
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>>1200211
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/saddles.html
watch the video
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>>1200223
5'8
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>>1200221
>>1200224
I'm a short boy
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>>1200227
well, if that seat is actually at the right height for your leg extension, then your frame is too big. ridiculously, comically big.
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>>1200192
It's a bike too big for the manlet who rides it and that's all there is to it.
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>>1200229
Maybe he'll grow into it?
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>>1200192
This nigga needs a smaller frame and maybe 650b wheels
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>>1200200
>Midosuji
>Not de Rosa

D R O P P E D
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>>1199108
>>1200192
Fit notwithstanding, it's a nice looking bike. I want o...
>no eyelets
Dropped.
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>>1200258
I have a CAAD12 too, I don't ride it much because I just ride dirt roads mostly, but it is such an amazing frame. I had a CAAD10 too and it wasn't anywhere near as nice riding as the 12. Its lighter, stiffer and more comfortable than the Cervelo carbon frame I had before.
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>>1200266
This is replacing a 3.0 frame from 1989 that got killed by a car, I've only coasted down a few floors in a parking garage to get it from my car to my apartment so far but it felt pretty awesome just from that. I haven't ridden for almost 3 weeks since the crash so it might be a few days before I get to see what this thing can do
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>>1199966
H E L L A B R E A D
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>>1200258
really classy
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>>1200040
>They are literally only useful for competing cyclists.

Not even, it is a myth that cleats allow you to pull on the upstroke. It is a myth that cleats allow any mechanical advantage. See:
https://bicycles.stackexchange.com/questions/14059/are-there-any-scientific-studies-proving-the-benefits-of-clipless-pedal-systems


The only real advantage is for bike handling, sort of. For mountain biking it offers a better connection to the bike which offers more control. But it has downside and will also lead to more unnecessary falls as well do to unclipping failures where a flat pedal rider can easily bail out or just take his foot off the pedal and put a foot on the ground, a rock and rebalance in that manner.

Cycling is so full of bullshit myths meant to sell unnecessary, overpriced gear that it is pathetic.

Flat pedal manifesto:
https://pedalinginnovations.com/the-flat-pedal-revolution-manifesto/
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>>1200306
le 100w man reply
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>>1200308
You are a retard, even pro cyclists have been tested in peer reviewed research and they don't pull on the upstroke and all the other fake claims used to promote cleats.

If you go to a bike store, you will read all this bs like:
Our Trek frame has patented isoflex technology that dampens vibration.

Same thing happened I assume when cleats were first released(way before my time) a bunch of pseudo-claims that sounded sciency were created. All the pro cyclists eventually wore cleats. Why? Because they make money by riding and using the equipment that cycling companies pay them to advertise. And that is how all these bs pseudo science claims of the pathetic Fred cycling industry totter on down to kool aid drinking white freds like you.

Now go eat some watermelon kid, you got schooled.
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>>1200314
le 80w man reply
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>>1200314
They wore cleats because it's safer, actually. Same reason why people wear cleats today. Enjoy dragging your toe straps around the asphalt like an idiot though, you can tell yourself "at least I'm not a fred" while everyone laughs
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>>1200327
How dumb are you? Do you think this is the 1970s or 80's? What makes you think I use or advocate toe straps?
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>>1200328
Some people actually ride in the rain, this may come as a surprise to you but foot retention is not actually just "for going faster"
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>>1200330
Do you think my feet fall off the pedals in the rain?

When you walk do you fall on your ass every five steps because of the water? Maybe you should invent a "foot retention system" for walking in the rain. You may become rich from white people very suspectible to marketing since in their worldview: "how could corporations ever lie or do wrong?"

How dumb are you white Freds. Seriously examine the level of nonsense you are making up.
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>>1200331
I don't know, do they?

I don't remember being white last time I walked past a mirror, I'll double check to be sure. Not sure how I'm going to break this to my parents if you're right
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Is this a good bike for casual commuting, /n/?

I don't know shit about bikes.

Is it just hipster trash?

https://www.lekkerbikes.com.au/product/elite-series-amsterdam-3-speed/?colour=space-blue-chain-drive&size=small-51cm
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>>1200349
Anything that uses "amsterdam" or "netherlands" as a selling point is trash

Just buy a giant like everyone else
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>>1200282
R.I.P. in peace all lost 3.0s :C

p.s. Nikoslav kys
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>>1200350
what are you talking about anon? Having Amsterdam in it's name makes it 5x cooler just like how Elite in it's name makes it 3x faster than a similarly priced bike. Plus it comes with thiccsliccs, dick breaks, and 3 speed igh. It's also got a pickup'n'cruise option for the mechanically inept hipster. Matt black is also a faster color than space blue. All that's missing is a fat blunt.
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pic related I just got today. It's my first road bike, next to it my 2011 Gary Fischer / Trek Wahoo. I know it's pretty entry level, but I rode it 25 miles today and the ride is such an improvement over what I'm used to

The only thing I dislike is the gearset, since there are only 2 gears on the front crankset, it takes it quite a while to switch to the larger gear and makes quite a lot of noise doing so.

It's a Trek Domane AL2, I know it's a very entry level / road bike but I really didn't want to spend a lot of money considering I only ride maybe 4 times a week, about 25 miles each ride.
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>>1200350
>>1200353
I don't give a fuck about the name, stop being contrarian. Mechanically is it a good bike? There is the lesser version for the same price which has regular tyres and regular brakes, but for the exact same price is it really worth downgrading parts just to not be seen as a "hipster"? Are those parts actually inferior for the same price, or are you saying they aren't worth spending a premium for (which in this case I wouldnt be)

https://www.lekkerbikes.com.au/product/amsterdam-mens-3-speed/?colour=space-blue&size=sm-155cm-to-175cm
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>>1200353
Oh yeah I missed the thick slicks. Deffo a must buy, that's almost as cool as no brakes
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>>1200356
Can you tell me why they are so bad? I've done some googling and every bike enthusiast suggests they are better in every way for city riding.
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>>1200354

You got an awesome bike Anon, you will get use to the double crank in the front.
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>>1200357
They get torn up and deformed extremely easily, they push this as a benefit because "wow so tough", but it's just a sign of lack of proper reinforcement
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>>1200359
So is the bike they market as the budget version actually superior or is everyone on this board in their own echo chamber and I should listen to professional reviews instead?

https://www.lekkerbikes.com.au/product/amsterdam-mens-3-speed/?colour=space-blue&size=sm-155cm-to-175cm
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>>1200354
>The only thing I dislike is the gearset, since there are only 2 gears on the front crankset, it takes it quite a while to switch to the larger gear and makes quite a lot of noise doing so.
It's just not setup properly. Your FD cable has probably stretched/ seated a little making it too loose.
Start in the small ring. Then try to shift up. Is there any throw of the lever, where the cable is picking up slack, before the FD starts to move? That means the cable is too loose. If it was tighter, and the FD moved straight away, then it would shift further over with one lever throw. To tighten it, there may be a barrel adjuster, or you may have to simply, shift to the smallest cog, upclamp the cable, pull it tighter with pliers, and reclamp it.
If the FD does move immediately on the lever throw, or still does not shift up easily, then it is probably your high limit screw on the FD that is not out quite enough. Shift to the big ring and then move the cage with your hand as far outward as it will go. There should be a 1-2mm gap between the cage and the outer ring. If you turn the high limit screw on the derailer that gap will increase. Too far and the chain will drop off outside the ring when you shift. If it's not reaching the ring easily enough, and cable tension is not the problem, then increase the gap slightly.

You may also find your rear shifting also goes out a little as the cables bed in. That's easy to adjust as well (easier).
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Been some time Bois.
You guys are terrible as always :)
Here's my ride
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>>1200349
>>1200355
>>1200360
It's not a bad bike for city cruising but for nearly $700, you could do sooooo much better
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>>1200252
This is my fair weather bike.
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>>1199678
t.I have a shit internet connection.
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>>1200308
How many watts can you push?
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>>1199055
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>>1200473
That's a silly question, please specify a time interval
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>>1200306
Breh, clipping in took 20 min off my commute. I rode flats for years, then decided to try clipless 2 years ago. It's night and day.
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>>1200103
Bruh did you copy that particle meme name for 4chan off of me?

Could swear I used candle wicking and South Africa not too long ago.
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>>1199055
do you guys post your bikes on an /n/ discord server if there is one?
I find the idea of /pybt/ and /bbg/ on discord awesome
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>>1200499
Check the catalog
Faggot
One just opened up
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New chain day.
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>>1199055
RIP in pieces OP
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>>1200509
dude chill. ofc I checked the catalog. But there was nothing so I asked
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>>1200517
What happened? The bottom of the break looks really smooth, like somebody used a saw.
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>>1200517
i guess that's what op meant by converting to ghetto tube
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>>1200499
https://discord.gg/NNqDTS
Feel free to join.
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>>1200478
>clipping in took 20 min off my commute

Made up internet bs, similar to how many people have 8+ inch cocks on the net...
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>>1200586
Well, depends on how long her commute is.
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>>1200588
Almost no one is gonna regularly commute a distance by bike that is so great that they could save 20 minutes by changing a simple component. And if someone does save 20 minutes it will be because they went from novice to staring structured training. It won't be because of fucking clipless pedals. There is no study that shows any mechanical or performance advantage from clipless: FACT.
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>>1200594
>Almost no one
almost being the key word
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>>1200594
That's because all of those studies were performed by platform pedal shills.
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Rebuilding this bike. What color wrap should I go for? Black hoops and black tires. Semi grey saddle.
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>>1200606
I think the white looks nice
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I've ridden clipless pedal systems and platform pedals extensively and I feel no mechanical advantage to clipless, I only use em sometimes cause it's fun to clip in and out.
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>>1200602
Lol! Yeah it is "big platform" at it again. You Freds are doing unintentional standup comedy everytime you bike nerds shilling for cycling marketing myths are confronted on your numerous hot air beliefs.

Have you ever looked at the price of clipless pedals and dedicated bike cleats?
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>>1200617
lol no, my team gives me cleats and my bikes are loaners with pedals already on them. The real tragedy here though is the quality of shitpost that garners a response out of you.
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>>1200607
White bartape is a no. It looks nice when it's new, and only then.
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>>1200620
FYI, Fizik Microtex tape + magic eraser = white tape that stays looking nice for years and years, dirt comes right off, even oil and grease come right off too with a bit of dish soap.

>>1200606
I would go with black tape to match the tires and dark saddle.
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>>1199095
They have some spring nut contraption just for keeping proper fender line while also letting you just push the fender back when you need to. Check the Velo Orange online page for deets, I think they were the ones who were selling it.
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Too many low bars and shifty bits itt. Let me fix that.
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>>1200331
Is this lefty/pol/? You have points my guy but you sound like /pol/ blaming the need to eat on jews and niggers.
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>>1199170
Oh fuck you. Posted my bike last year and nobody gave a shit about the lacing, not a single reply, why's everyone raving now?!
Yeah I mad, fight me.
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>>1200753
>memeskin
>fender mount clamps on carbon fork
>fuckhuge wing nut
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>>1200754
Yeah, have a different fork with eyelets just out of frame. Wing nuts are really pleasant, compared to track nuts. Everyone breaks glass all over the place in this damn neighborhood. Shove 'meme' up your ass sideways faggot.
Oh, and the clamps are over where the carbon and aluminum mate, should be steady enough to hold a fender.
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>>1200757
>Wing nuts are really pleasant, compared to track nuts. Everyone breaks glass all over the place in this damn neighborhood

An italian dude you may have heard of invented a better solution 91 years ago.

>Shove 'meme' up your ass sideways faggot.

quit using garbage tires then

>>1200753
also lol at those retrogressive brake pads
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>>1200753
what a dumpster fire
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>>1200753
You sound like a dick, here’s a reply that ignores your wheel entirely.
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>>1200796
1. wrong side
2. what is it
3. lmao at that saddle angle
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>>1200798
1. wrong side
Had no other Pic
2. what is it
cube attain sl disc 2017
3. lmao at that saddle angle
i'm totally ok with that angle, I developed this
habit during my time as a messenger.
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R8 my bike lads
Just bought it today
it's my first bike so pls no bully
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>>1200804
>shit saddle angle from being a messenger
was going to say, i bet you learned that nonsense from delivering things/food.
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>>1200812
looks okay for bumbling around the city. put a basket on the front and get a dual leg kick stand.
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>>1200774
Oh that looks nic-
>Paul Royal Flush Crankset
Throw it in the trash.
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>>1200812
Hot garbage
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>>1200812
>chain visible from wrong side photo
l-lewd... I dig the neoretro but are those... dunlop valves?!
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>>1200771
comfy

>>1200716
super comfy
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>>1200517
how dare you share my bike's last picture anon
smaharu

>>1200525
Hopped and 8 inch or so berm between two roads, a few meters later the tube split. Must have cracked it at the BMX track or something.
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>>1199055
Which bike should I buy for city commuting boys?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Carrera-Subway-1-Mens-Hybrid-Bike-24-Speed-Shimano-Gears-27-5-Inch-Wheels/191980485043?hash=item2cb2edb9b3:m:m1RCuzaGENnr8wMZruf-WvQ

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Carrera-Parva-Mens-Hybrid-Bike-Bicycle-27-5-Alloy-V-Brakes-7-Speed-Freewheel/202256839593?hash=item2f177273a9:m:mQSenxw0679ujucuSv2soJQ

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GOKU-hybrid-bike-road-bike-racing-bike-shimano-claris-gear-set-racing-green-250/332550697207?hash=item4d6d90f0f7:g:PLsAAOSwp7tafw74
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>>1200912
Goku bike would be great conversation piece.
Especially if you paired it up in orange and green.
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Gonna put some fresh boots on tommorow lads, current tyres have gone too square. Schwalbe One, ive got a set with red stripe and a set with white stripe. Which one should I put on? Or should I go all out and put on two different ones for maximum style points?
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>>1200912
this is the thread for posting bikes you already own. you're looking for the buy thread.
>>>/n/bbg
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>>1199795

That's a pretty serious commuter...
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>>1200796

What kind of phone strap is that?

Looking for something I can tie onto the frame.
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>>1200921
nice pissbottle
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I was given this. I can't use it because it's too big, is impossible to shift and I don't like the handlebars.I also don't have whatever shoes you need to use those pedals. I do want to start riding. Worth selling for a noob bike or put out on the curb?
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>>1200969
Sell it for $50, that's about as much as you can hope for.
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>>1200979
50 isn't worth it, I'll give it to my local.
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>>1200980
By local do you mean co-op or dumpster? I'd hope the former, and while you're there try asking for some advice on how to not spend $100 on $50 worth of tires.
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>>1200969
that's a good-ass bike. you're right in that it is sized for an above-average height man, so you do need to get something else. you're wrong in that you can just buy a set of whatever pedals you like, unscrew what's on there, and screw the new ones on. as for "impossible to shift," you are like a babby.
>>1200979
you're nuts. He could get $200 for it easily. There's a shop full of worse used bikes selling for more than that only a few blocks from me.
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>>1200969
Can I have it
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>>1200982
I mean, I'm going to sell/swap it now but local meant my local community bike shop. But my dump already collects bikes to refurbish and give to low-income or homeless.

I assumed the other 50 was tubes + labor. But it's not that expensive a lesson if I got ripped off.

>>1200983
It really doesn't fit me. Guy who gave it to me was 6'3. I'm 5'10 w/ short legs. I am a babby at cycling. I'm trying to stop driving after my last accident and haven't ridden a bike in at least 6 years.
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>>1200932
That is not a phone strap, it's a Garmin GPS.
If you want something similar, google quadlock.
This is "almost" the same mounting system.
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>>1200774
Clean ass bike
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>>1200774
>naked chainring touching tub
Lewd
good luck getting your deposit back with that tub damage.

>>1200804
Not him but:

1. You can take another.
3. What does being a messenger have to do withriding that retarded angle, friend?

>>1201129
Clean ass-bike?
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>>1201150
1. I'm at work, bike at home
2. why do you adjust a car seat or a office chair?
Why are you choosing a specific couch over another?

Because you feel comfy and you adjust it to your own needs.

When I was riding 100km+ a day as a messenger, this was the comfiest/practical setting for me and still is, so I ride it with this "retarded" angle.

Today I'm cycling only to commute and for sport,
on average 1800km a Month with no pain or other problems!

TLDNR:
It works for me.
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>>1201155

You may very well be used to it, but that doesn't make it any less ridiculous. I'm a believer that anybody with proper effort can ride literally anything. But what you seat angle looks like to me if ms just a way to raise your seatpost up sightly but stay in the same place on your sitbones.
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>>1201165
On mobile.

*What your seat angle looks like to me is just a way
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>>1201211
My jeans were getting oily due to hitting the chain all the time and i couldn't find the right size chain guard for my sprocket size so i printed one myself. Couldn't make the full disk due to the size of my printer but this is enough to keep my jeans clean.
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>>1201213
>chain guard
>bolted to the chainring
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>>1201216
Uhh yeah?
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>>1201218
I've always known those as bash guards, or pie plates. They're supposed to protect your chainring teeth from hits, not your pants from chain gunk
Should've gone with something like this
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>>1200716
I love the metallic gradient
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>>1201150
nice color senpai
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>>1201222
They do a great job of protecting your pants from catching too
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>>1200812
not the best but you couldve done a lot worse. comnuters shouldnt look like something you wanna steal imo. needs a front basket or something
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>>1201222
For my usage that kind of a guard has no real benefit and trying to print it would be a nightmare. I would prefer a very enclosing type to keep my chains clean but i can't be arsed to find one for my 52t sprocket.
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LATE TO THE GAME BUT REMEMBER MY NAME
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>>1201315
You got etap solely because of how massive pain in the ass working with the Madone 9 is, right?
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>>1199055
TOO BLURRY
>>1199061
NICE AND ORANGE, COMFORTABLE
>>1199065
WOULD RIP/10
>>1199077
SOLID, UNIQUE.
>>1199082
ARTSY, I BET YOU ARE TOO
>>1199084
+100 POINTS FOR TACOS STICKER, T.WILLIS IS A GOOD MAN
>>1199106
BET YOU NEVER GET FLATS
>>1199108
BEST BIKE BRAND
>>1199126
YOU GOT A TI COFFEE MUG OR BONG?
>>1199139
COOL
>>1199220
GUMWALLS AND ACCESSORIES
>>1199414
HOPE YOU HAVE A MUSTACHE FOR THIS
>>1199564
I DIG IT, HOLESHOT BRO
>>1199648
FTP FTP FTP FTP
>>1200354
NICE, I LOVE BONTRAGER PRODUCTS!
>>1201150
PROPER
>>1201315
NOW THAT'S A BIKE !!
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>>1199055
>>1200517
>>1199055
>>1200517
>>1199055
>>1200517


HOLY FUCKING SHIT

OP's GHETTO TUBE BTFO !

IN THE SPACE OF A SINGLE /PYB/
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>>1201315
treks are so ugly
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Me CAADX with Ultegra gear set.
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>>1200517
STEEL != REEL
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>>1201315
Everything about this bicycle and photo implies this dude fucks
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It's getting close to what I want it to be. Still not sure about the conti GP 4 seasons
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>>1201374
>>1201315

Most Fred bike in the thread so far award seems to be have been one. Probably that toy $10,000 toy that anyway gets manhandled in unfavorable crosswinds with its allegedly aero fran, yeah but only in a favorable wind. That madone monstrosity is practically an even more useless time trial bike. You Freds make no sense.

Also a reverse image search showed that same image first appeared on this Reddit thread so it could be a jacked image or this guy is a Redditor:
https://www.reddit.com/r/bicycling/comments/502chd/bloomington_criterium_illinois_crash_thumbtacks/
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>>1201400
Please speak coherent English and post the Reddit thread with the image of the bike, because the link you posted has nothing related to a red Madone.
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>>1201400
Here’s a more recent pic for you bb. Changed up the saddle and tape to black since then. Feel free to post w/kg or we can race irl.
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>>1201400
>>1201406
BTFO by fred. Envy is a sin anon, no need to get in a huff because you can't afford a nice ride
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>>1201406
chicken burrito and salsa receipt lol
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>>1201421
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>>1201315
trek makes their bikes look like a dog taking a dump
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>>1201401
I did a reverse image search and that Reddit thread came up when searching for that bike so that Fred bike nerd is also a Redditing faggot:

https://www.tineye.com/search/45be9b5c1940e0d253bfa15cef3c8c41d1a426e9

>>1201406
It is nice that you also took a pic of the car that actually use to get everywhere like most Freds.

I don't know if you know this but in real life -- outside of your bubble of chan-nerding with a side of bike nerding... The rest of the world thinks people who pay $5,000+ for just a bike frame and $10,000 for a bike are jerkoffs. And you know what they are right. That bike you posted will actually be much slower despite all the extra spent in any crosswinds.

>>1201408
I am just not pathetic like most of the bike nerds posting to this segment of the nerdosphere. A $5,000 frame ( https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/road-bikes/performance-road/madone/madone-9-race-shop-limited-frameset/p/21598/ )is just for jerkoff wannabes. Having alot of money is not an achievement. There is no bike store that will say the honest thing: "We cannot sell you this $5,000 frame in good conscious, you are not even a Cat 1 racer. And if you were, you are already losing enough money by competing as a bottom tier Cat 1 racer." An achievement is being able to sing like prime Geoff Tate of Queensryche, play basketball like Lebron or fight like Gokhan Saki. A fred just handing over a fistful of money and torturing himself with uncomfortable overpriced kit and still sucking at bike racing is just pathetic.

Personally I have tried two $10,000+ bikes. One was a Madone 7.9(road bike with expensive electronic shifters) MSRP $11,549.9 at a Trek bike demo in 2014 and another was at a SRAM Red ride demo the same year or in 2013. I could not notice much difference except they were really fucking light and expensive.
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>>1201565
Are you saying you won’t spend money on something because of what people might think about you? That’s very self conscious and sad.
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>>1201572
>That’s very self conscious and sad.
That sums nikki up quite well, actually.
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>>1201565
>Having alot of money is not an achievement.
tdw nikki outs himself as a poorfag and tries to rationalise it into being superior for it
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>>1201572
>>1201574

Nice fails at trolling 4chan bike nerds... You guys better hope Covington never finds you:
https://twitter.com/ColbyCovMMA

You guys are such losers it is not funny. It is dumb to spend $10,000 on a toy racing bike when you are not even a good amateur racer like most of the white professional nerds buying them. It just to bilk rich boys with overpriced toys.

Also the so called ultra aero racing toy bikes like that Time Trial like Madone or real time trial bikes from what I understand are actually slower in unfavorable winds, and it is quite harrowing and dangerous to even ride them in cross-winds. Ultra thin wheels on dedicated road racing bikes are slower and more uncomfortable and less useful(but I have noticed a Trek at a $4,000 or so price point at my local bike store that comes stock with 32 mm tires).

High end road race bikes are extremely un-useful for most people, and most of the people who can afford to buy them are not good racers.
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>>1201582
>my dad uh... ufc idol whom i have never met will kick your ass
Nice one nikki! Just when i thought you couldn't get any more pathetic, you pull a 'my dad' without it even being your fucking dad.
Wait a minute while I wipe these tears of laughter. There, all good now.
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>>1201582
You make the assumption that everyone here is as slow and poor as you. Post your bike.
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>>1201565
>implying that just because someone has an expensive bicycle that they paid full price for it

full msrp through project 1 is $14,659.99 btw

also,
>>1201400
>been one
>aero fran

you probably wouldn't make so many mistakes if you took deep breaths to calm yourself down before beginning to type.
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>>1201400
>Also a reverse image search showed that same image first appeared on this Reddit
bu-bu-but c-cyberstalking!

Wasn't that what you cried when we all laughed at your reddit meltdown not long ago? After you vowed to never set foot here again, in the 4chan nerdosphere?

Must have been tough to get kicked out of reddit under so humiliating circumstances and come crawling back to the place you tried to burn you bridges with.
Yes, your tears are delicious!
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>>1201587
>full msrp through project 1 is $14,659.99 btw

Instead of posting pics on the nerdosphere like this post to the same 4chan thread referencing my 4chan reply to you:
>>1201406

Instead can you take it to real life and Youtube by recording and uploading you "gloating" to normal people you paid $14,659.99 despite probably not even being a cat 1 racer?

It would be the funniest shit ever.

>deep breaths to calm yourself down before beginning to type.

On 4chan I just throw shit up. The text entry box is too small to read through any long form post to correct errors without annoying scroll games.
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>>1201590

>>1201400
>long form post
*looks again*
>long form post
Oh no, it's retarded! /o\

>real life
>youtube
nikki, you absolute madman
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>>1201213
that's actually pretty cool congrats anon.
I would just paint it black cuz... well you know, its going to be black any soon from dirt.
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>>1201565
>Having alot of money is not an achievement
That’s what angry poor people say. Are you angry and poor?
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>>1201594
That is what a stupid white nerd would say.

I can give anyone $1000 and they can buy anything for that price and less and they will never hear: "No, your money is not good." That is why having money is not achievement.

An achievement is being able to sing like Ronnie James Dio. You cannot just throw money at the problem and after $100,000 have his former singing ability. An achievement is being able to mtb like Brian Lopes. An achievement is winning any type of Olympic medal.

No having alot of money is not an achievement, white nerds. Achievements are the type of thing money cannot buy.
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>>1201590
i would never pay that much for a bicycle, however i would ride a bicycle worth that much -- especially if it upset you while i pass and wave at you on the road. big smiles all round champ.

btw what do you think of my time trial bike? it's also very aero, been setting some pretty fast times at the local TT series.
>>1201319
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>>1201599
I’m Black you retard
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>>1201582
i can't with this guy. so much weird projecting and like moral superiority over nothing. stfu and just ride your bike, cunt. better yet, post your bike.
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>>1201599
>waah waah stupid white nerds
>white
Wow. So there are race inadequacy issues at play in every sense of the word race. Who'd have thunk it?
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after a low end plastic zefal track pump failed, I pulled the trigger and bought pic rel. 80usd. 5 year warranty, all repairable.

I was tempted to go XLC track pump for 20usd -apparently pretty solid for the buck, but went for the gut instinct.

I feel like a thot drooling on newly bought shoes, insane craftsmanship.

HNGHH
HGNH
HNGHHH
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>>1201421
>>1201422
Isn't this too new for an old bike previously owned by a now deceased person who's never used it?
We see 90s mtbs like that here all the time, but this one is 00s.
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>>1201654
Nice one m8. A good pump will last you decades.
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>>1201654
While that is a nice pump, this is a post your bike thread, not post your pump thread :p Really though, just grease piston and it'll last forever.

I have a Blackburn air tower 3 I got for $20 on clearance. While it's not on the same level as your pump or a lezyne I really want, it gets the job done good enough. Metal barrel, dual adapter pump head, high volume and pressure, accurate built in gauge, and serviceable. What else could I need from a pump
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>>1201669
>A good pump will last you decades.

these ones regulary last 25 years, I was kind of sick of seing plastic everwhere and I really needed those 7+ bars capabilites for a road bike, and why not support the Made in Germany + cast iron pump? I cant resist quality german tools.

weird thing, this pump feels like a Lada Niva not like an Alfa Romeo like new pumps - not that user friendly, not even smooth and with play in handle new (!), and not that stable feet (not a big problem due to heavy iron cast), gague close to feet for more precision, not up top so casuals can see better...but boy does it pump, just tested it out.

nothing fancy about it, not big volume, just pumps like a maniac. Totally different appraach than gimicky yuppie pumps of today, this is a 2.5kg pump that feels like a tank, not a "pump your tires with megalized in 3 strokes also check out how light it is" approach.

Its a 50th aniv edition so brass non locking presta valve only unlike pic rel version, so I might put a cheap plastic china dual head, will the gague still work that way?
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>>1201669
>While it's not on the same level as your pump or a lezyne I really want

I too was too considering Lezyne, SKS renn is only around 20-30 dollars more and Lezyne doesnt even come close (lifetime spare parts support altough non proprietary parts work for SKS also and 5 years guarantee).

Its a gimicky pump that regulary has gauges blowing out in your face when on high pressures - dont let the wood handle of Lezyne fool you. Ive done my research after I got burned by a cheapo Zefal and dealt with horrible performanc for the last 2 out of 5 years.
Joe blow seems to be on similar level as Lezyne, buy extra cheap or go SKS renn, dont skimp on tools guys.

sorry for offthread guys, but Im happy as a puppy right now for finally seeing some real steel europe made tools.
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WHAT HAVE I DONE
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>>1201737
DUNEGOOFED
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>>1201737

absolute cancer
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>>1201737
kino
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>>1201213
>chainguard protects pant cuff from oil only in the part of the pedalstroke in which they are at risk of touching the drivetrain
absolutely fucking brilliant
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>>1201737
At least you didn't put it disc brakes
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>>1201737
I dunno man but other than that whack saddle angle that shit looks fun as fuck.

Would shred.
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>>1201677
nice low budget floor pump poorfag
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>>1202022
what's the angle supposed to be like?
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>>1202027
>silca super pista

yuppie overpriced garbage

you must feel the play in the hande and appreciate the bad ergonomics and industrial overbuilt ugliness of the SKS Renn to feel the real deal average joe what you see is what you get pump.

real shit nigga, they dont make them as that anymore, litral WV of the 1970s of pumps

>mfw iron cast lowers
>mfw heavy af
>mfw this is the steel frame of pumps
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>>1202126
The middle third of the saddle is supposed to be level with the ground for most models. A very slight tilt upwards or down isn't uncommon, but that looks like a crazy amount of downward tilt.
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>>1202436
Thanks. Watched a youtube video after your comment. Much more comfy now.
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>>1201684
>>1202027
>>1201677
>>1201669

Just Sharing a Fun Pump Fact with you guys.

I heavily rate the Joe Blow. I got one dirt Cheap second hand. My front linkage forks have an air shock that has a small groove on the shock slider from the cable rubbing. It looses air every few rides.

I use my Joe Blow regularly to inflate my fournales air shock to ~200 psi. I never thought such a thing was possible until i was pressed in an emergency.
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Why aren't you guys using a foot pump instead?
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>>1202592
>I heavily rate the Joe Blow

I considered that as well, but SKS was only 25usd more and some bad reviews on yt together with steel VS plastic made me go SKS. Im glad you are happy with Joe Blow.
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pls gib (yous)




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