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Another "What don't you like about my bike" thread, anybody?

Old 05-01-15, 09:12 PM
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He just needs some pink hubs.
FTFY. But yeah not digging pink cranks on that steed. To each their own.
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Old 05-01-15, 09:13 PM
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Originally Posted by klhada View Post


shame that this ****ty sloping top tube make my bike look like seat post hell
I'm kinda digging this. Shame about the TT but nice overall.
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Old 05-04-15, 05:35 PM
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Another bike repping that green.. mostly.
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Old 05-04-15, 06:21 PM
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top tube pad and saddle. don't mind the blue and green tires on this for some reason.
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Old 05-04-15, 06:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Wallonthefloor View Post

Another bike repping that green.. mostly.
saddle doesnt look leveled. also never liked puirsuit bars on a relaxed geo frame. or you're just short like me.
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Old 05-04-15, 06:56 PM
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Originally Posted by hairnet View Post
He just needs some yellow to get CMYK
Don't tempt me.
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Old 05-05-15, 07:17 AM
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What is with the TT pad thing? BMX-ers don't even run those anymore.
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Old 05-05-15, 08:12 AM
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As this is my first SS build, I'm open for any opinions/suggestions/critiques/flattering remarks at my wonderful bike building skillz
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Old 05-05-15, 08:21 AM
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That front wheel has to go.
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Old 05-05-15, 01:06 PM
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Ill play
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Old 05-05-15, 01:09 PM
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Originally Posted by craigcraigcraig View Post
Ill play
Headset doesn't match seat collar and skewers. One cable looks a little long. Nice bike.
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Old 05-05-15, 03:00 PM
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Originally Posted by 50voltphantom View Post
Headset doesn't match seat collar and skewers.
I dunno, they look pretty close, I think it might just be the light/shadows causing the slight contrast.

That's a sexy looking bike tho.
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Old 05-05-15, 03:33 PM
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Originally Posted by craigcraigcraig View Post
Ill play
What don't I like ? Well for one, it has gears. Also, I think straight legged steel forks are ugly.
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Old 05-05-15, 03:54 PM
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Old 05-05-15, 03:55 PM
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Originally Posted by mayaestianti View Post
Cool looking stem but the cockpit is just wack
You should probably reserve your criticism for bikes that were posted within the last year. Who knows if that bike looks the same any more?
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Old 05-05-15, 04:11 PM
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New user, so (s)he probably just saw the first post and responded haha
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Old 05-05-15, 04:51 PM
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Originally Posted by SpeshulEd View Post
That front wheel has to go.
Hah! Funny, think its a 'like it or don't' look. I have no choice. It's the only front wheel I have! Its actually not that brown/bronze looking IRL.
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Old 05-05-15, 05:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Pixieshakes View Post
Hah! Funny, think its a 'like it or don't' look. I have no choice. It's the only front wheel I have! Its actually not that brown/bronze looking IRL.
I don't mind it, I just think it looks out of place with the rear wheel looking so "girthy".
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Old 05-05-15, 05:43 PM
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Originally Posted by craigcraigcraig View Post
Ill play
I can't explain why but the logos like that from H+ Sons bothers the heck out of me.
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Old 05-05-15, 08:09 PM
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I have changes in mind, but for kicks, have at it.

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Old 05-05-15, 08:26 PM
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Single brake lever never ceases to bug the **** out of me.

Unicrown fork

Handlebar with terribly limited space in the drops
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Old 05-05-15, 09:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Soo__Fuego View Post
I can't explain why but the logos like that from H+ Sons bothers the heck out of me.
Different strokes i guess. I personally love the look of archetypes.

My only problem with that lundbeck is that it doesn't belong to me...
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Old 05-06-15, 02:03 AM
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Old 05-06-15, 04:42 AM
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Originally Posted by hairnet View Post
Single brake lever never ceases to bug the **** out of me.

Unicrown fork

Handlebar with terribly limited space in the drops
Nailed it. To come will be a longer reach quill stem and some maes bend bars. These bars are terrible, but they were in my parts bin. Also going to swap to a sq taper and more appropriate cranks.
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Old 05-06-15, 06:58 AM
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Single brake lever never ceases to bug the **** out of me.
Same here unless it's a cross lever
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