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some piece of shit stole my bike today, locked up and everything, think I might have got them on CCTV so am gonna keep my eye out for them

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ATTENTION: PLEASE HELP MAD ESC.KD.WH.NSF WITH HIS FIGHT AGAINST CANCER.

 

 

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Here's a link to a site that's taking donations for this cause. They're also looking for artists to donate work to be sold off. 100% of the profits will go toward helping MAD battle this terrible disease.

 

Please donate whatever you can and spread this message to everyone you know. Thanks.

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Just got this 1995 Zaskar frame on e-bay. This is my first single speed mountain bike build (I built my fixed and plenty of 20" over the years), any advice or component suggestion?

 

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Was finally able to log in. I've had this thing built since the fall. Handles the trails real nice. Of course, where I live it's pretty flat so riding it rigid is fine.

 

Am I the only one that hates the weekend warrior types on the trails? I get weird looks all the time from these faggots. Maybe it's because I don't rock spandex or super cool biker shades. I want to punch every old man on the trail.

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I'm looking to buy a new wheelset for my fixed gear. I can afford to spend up to about $400... Any recommendations/ advice?

 

I have this website, not top shit but I think they have a tire, innertube and wheels for like 120? they're based outta California.

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why didnt you lock up your bike on the rack like everyone else?

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why didnt you lock up your bike on the rack like everyone else?

 

ugh fuck human beings

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I have this website, not top shit but I think they have a tire, innertube and wheels for like 120? they're based outta California.

 

My current plan is to build up each wheel separately so I can spend more on each/ end up with a better set. My front wheel is in pretty decent shape anyway, so I'm going to start with my rear wheel. LBS has a phil wood rear track hub on closeout so I'm leaning towards having them build me a wheel using that hub with mavic open pro rim.

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It took close to 7 hours on the bike. I've done this same ride in just over 6 hours with gears, so it makes sense I'd pace a little slower on fixed, plus I had a serious headwind for the first half of the ride.

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so I'm looking to get a new frame...

 

considering something like the Surly cross check or Long haul trucker. I'm not doing any fully loaded touring, but I carry about 5-10 pounds on top of my rear rack regularly, which makes my Columbus steel racing bike handle poorly and get "speed wobbles" at about 4 mph. I know there is a lot of discussion about these two frames out there, but do any of yall have personal experience? Also really want to stay with a threaded headset, so I'd need a different fork, right?

 

Also considering the Bob Jackson World Tour. I can afford it (~$1000 shipped) but I'm not sure I'm comfortable having a bike that's worth 1700+ dollars after being built up. Going to be worried about wrecking it or getting it stolen.

 

Any other frames i should look it? Basically something "touring" or "cross" that's made of fuckin steeeel.

 

Also do any of you frequent other forums that are bike related as opposed to tag-banger related?

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I have a 2007 Jamis Aurora, it's a really solid steel frame, all around a great touring bike. The price range is reasonable for a complete bike.

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I have a crosscheck. I love it. No problem loading it up for touring, but then again, I have never ridden a LHT to compare. I can tell you that the LHT has a triple chainring, which the crosscheck does not, also has a lower standover hight and bigger BB drop. They seem pretty similar otherwise, the crosscheck has horizontal dropouts, I am fairly sure the lht does too but i'm too lazy to check. And yes, you would need a different fork if you want to run a threaded headset.

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