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bicicletas

Discussion in 'Lifestyle' started by HESHIANDET, May 14, 2001.

  1. armand hammer

    armand hammer Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 10, 2008 Messages: 3,729 Likes Received: 174
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    ma fram and furks with da phat ass bars i has no whills yet though so i just huvr
     
  2. Deine Mudder

    Deine Mudder Senior Member

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  3. MAR

    MAR Veteran Member

    Joined: Jun 2, 2005 Messages: 7,264 Likes Received: 256
    With bars that low do you guys seriously ride a bike like that daily or are these just track/road race bikes? My back hurts just looking at them...
     
  4. count chocula

    count chocula Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 29, 2004 Messages: 8,540 Likes Received: 392
  5. Fist 666

    Fist 666 Moderator Crew

    Joined: Jun 16, 2007 Messages: 14,095 Likes Received: 969
    I do. I've been mountain biking a fair bit this summer.
    Realized I really truly love my 26 far more than my 29er...
     
  6. Dog Chapman

    Dog Chapman Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 14, 2006 Messages: 3,780 Likes Received: 5
  7. Hua Guofang

    Hua Guofang Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Oct 29, 2013 Messages: 1,741 Likes Received: 363
    Blew my knee out training for a 24 hour enduro race. Been off the bike for over a month now - I was pulling up too hard when clipped in and grinding hills on my single speed. Heartbreaking being off the bike like this. Going from beating the shit out of myself 5 times a week to no exercise at all has even stopped me from being able to sleep properly. Sucks.
     
  8. Hua Guofang

    Hua Guofang Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Oct 29, 2013 Messages: 1,741 Likes Received: 363
    What are the greatest differences for you and what are the two bikes that you're comparing here?
     
  9. Fist 666

    Fist 666 Moderator Crew

    Joined: Jun 16, 2007 Messages: 14,095 Likes Received: 969
    26er: '99 Schwinn Homegrown hardtail (6061 alum frame), 3x9, XT/XTR set up, Hayes nine discs (these are garbage, btw), fox vanilla R, Mavic wheels, can't think of the name

    29er: Rocky Mountain Hammer 29 (reynolds 725 steel frame), 1x9, XT components, Race face cranks, Formula ORO k24 discs, Reba Race fork, sun ringle black flags

    So both hardtail xc builds, obvious differences in gearing and frame material, but the geometry is where the difference lies.

    The 26 is just so nimble and I feel like I can carve corners and pull cleaner lines with it.
    The 29 is faster, but far less nimble. I almost feel like I'm floating on the Schwinn, even at lower speeds, whereas the RM feels like I'm on a horse...
     
  10. !@#$%

    [email protected]#$% Moderator Crew

    Joined: Oct 1, 2002 Messages: 18,517 Likes Received: 621
    got one of these cheapo gran royale bikes for commuting in skirts and/or crappy weather
    not the aristocrat below, but cogsville or some shit.

    not bad. but not even a little fancy.
    i think nashbar made it. which i guess makes it a huffy.
    very cheap though. can't remember the last new bike i saw under 2 hundo


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  11. morton

    morton Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 18, 2006 Messages: 2,891 Likes Received: 249
    I have been bicycle commuting to work for the past 2 months or so, its good, 27 miles round trip.
     
  12. Chicken McFucketts

    Chicken McFucketts Senior Member

    Joined: Mar 26, 2010 Messages: 1,012 Likes Received: 44
    I just don't get what the attraction is? You're grown men on strange looking bikes, wearing tight uniforms.
     
  13. Hua Guofang

    Hua Guofang Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Oct 29, 2013 Messages: 1,741 Likes Received: 363
    No lycra here, mate. Baggy shorts and a dirty old T.

    I ride in the dirt, do jumps, wheelies and big skids. I like to make motorbike noises too.
     
  14. Fist 666

    Fist 666 Moderator Crew

    Joined: Jun 16, 2007 Messages: 14,095 Likes Received: 969
    Do you watch American football?
    Those dudes put on tight pants and touch each other as much as possible.

    People that rule out biking because they can't imagine themselves in tight pants without thinking about gay sex have some serious issues they should probably confront before they get married...
     
  15. !@#$%

    [email protected]#$% Moderator Crew

    Joined: Oct 1, 2002 Messages: 18,517 Likes Received: 621
    i could writes essays on the attraction to bikes.


    but why bother if someone only cares about how they look to other people
     
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