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Let's see some of your geared bikes 2017

Old 09-04-17, 10:36 AM
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It's a Focus right? Nice bike.
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Old 09-04-17, 02:42 PM
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It's a Focus right? Nice bike.
Focus Izalco Max, thanks!
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Old 09-05-17, 11:30 AM
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Solid.
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I dig the color combo. Really want to try out those new WTBs.
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I dig the color combo. Really want to try out those new WTBs.
thanks. so far, so good. i expect them to wear super fast though
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Drops? Sacrilege.
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Old 09-12-17, 09:42 AM
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My mini winter project.. The HED's are shot so need a new wheelset

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new fork day. even though my fit was perfect, just can't commit to cutting the steerer tube just yet...
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My mini winter project.. The HED's are shot so need a new wheelset

[img]LOOK[/img]
That is awesome.
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New bars
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Old 09-20-17, 06:56 PM
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Back on this thing. *shrug* It's not especially pretty and the steel was a smoother ride, but it's reliable. Kept the cockpit I was using on the GT because changing handlebars on road bikes is too annoying. Funny how I bought those Cinelli bars for my track bike, hated them on there, but actually like them a lot for the road. Fit feels better now with the 130 stem too.

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Over on the Central Coast with my R900

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Dusted this off....Not pretty but it works
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New cockpit, tho.

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sick.
that missing tape under the hood is so pro, too.
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Old 09-23-17, 05:38 PM
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sick.
that missing tape under the hood is so pro, too.


Bike looks cool tho. I'd def ride that

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Old 09-23-17, 06:48 PM
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Part of the bar is showing because the extra piece of tape under the hoods was omitted. Like this...



I noticed this on another riders bike when I first started riding back in the 70's and ask why he didn't cover the entire bar. He said that he races and takes the bike apart too much to bother, that most racers tend to do it that way. Ever since then I thought it looked racy and have done it this way on sportier bikes.

I think it was @johnnytheboy who said, "Its called cleavage, and its sexy as hell."


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Old 09-23-17, 06:53 PM
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Originally Posted by TimothyH View Post
Part of the bar is showing because the extra piece of tape under the hoods was omitted. Like this...



I noticed this on another riders bike when I first started riding back in the 70's and ask why he didn't cover the entire bar. He said that he races and takes the bike apart too much to bother, that most racers tend to do it that way. Ever since then I thought it looked racy and have done it this way on sportier bikes.

I think it was @johnnytheboy who said, "Its called cleavage, and its sexy as hell."


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I don't need to use the extra piece of tape and none of my bar or clamp is showing.
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Old 09-23-17, 10:52 PM
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It's called a cheater strip, and if you know how to properly wrap bars, you don't need to use this. Our shop does not use these when wrapping bars. We have a bunch of them stuck to the legs of the benches in the shop to show that we don't use them.
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Old 09-24-17, 11:18 AM
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I just picked up this Jack Taylor tandem for my wife and I to ride together. I was able to inflate the tires this morning and it all works fine. Shifts, brakes,
rolls. I do want to replace the cables and housing though, rewrap the bars, new seats, new toe straps at the very least. New tires soon too as these have been sitting flat for years. Color/part suggestions?

Only very sad that I have to sell off my BMC to pay back my savings account for the purchase.
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Old 09-24-17, 10:57 PM
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Had to get black tires because my corsas were flatting too often

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Had to get black tires because my corsas were flatting too often

Welcome home my friend.
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Welcome home my friend.
For the record, I'm not fond of this change, but open tubulars don't have enough flat protection.
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Old 09-25-17, 08:08 AM
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Hah, didn't even notice - wrapped the bars and went for a ride right away. I might screw with the shifter position on the bars and have to rewrap anyway, so, meh?
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