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Re: New Stuff Thread....

Postby Dr. Fuentes on Fri 6/Jul/12 10:12am

Needs moar chainstay.

Loved this part:
bikerader review wrote: 29er wheels have longer spokes that flex more than the shorter ones on 27.5in wheels


Yeah, the spokes are about 5% longer. If someone can detect more flex in a built wheel, just because the spokes are 5% longer, they are doing very well indeed. :rolleyes:
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Re: New Stuff Thread....

Postby Mr_Bob on Tue 10/Jul/12 3:20pm

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Re: New Stuff Thread....

Postby Klarkash-ton on Tue 10/Jul/12 3:37pm

As much as my 00 status requires Astons, I'm not riding anything that doesn't have a colour screen. Have to speak to Q...
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Re: New Stuff Thread....

Postby steak and cheese on Tue 10/Jul/12 4:03pm

Mr_Bob wrote:Aston martin Road/Cx bike?


It looks rather gauche.
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Re: New Stuff Thread....

Postby Dr. Fuentes on Tue 10/Jul/12 4:06pm

steak and cheese wrote:
Mr_Bob wrote:Aston martin Road/Cx bike?


It looks rather gauche.


Yes, a bicycle for the discerning houghmough.
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Re: New Stuff Thread....

Postby Simonius_Titius on Tue 10/Jul/12 7:16pm

Dr. Fuentes wrote:Needs moar chainstay.

Loved this part:
bikerader review wrote: 29er wheels have longer spokes that flex more than the shorter ones on 27.5in wheels


Yeah, the spokes are about 5% longer. If someone can detect more flex in a built wheel, just because the spokes are 5% longer, they are doing very well indeed. :rolleyes:


Also 5% less angle and 5% more leverage on the spokes, dunno if that adds up to anything.
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Re: New Stuff Thread....

Postby slidecontrol on Sun 22/Jul/12 3:55pm

rainy crappy day, time to take over the living room and fit the new front brake for the TT bike

standard road caliper
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new hotness
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Re: New Stuff Thread....

Postby wachtourak on Sun 22/Jul/12 5:13pm

Wow, an 80's brake
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Re: New Stuff Thread....

Postby znomit on Sun 22/Jul/12 5:15pm

With matching lava lamp
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Re: New Stuff Thread....

Postby slidecontrol on Sun 22/Jul/12 5:17pm

you don't have a lava lamp? what do you do for fun when you're stoned?
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Re: New Stuff Thread....

Postby Mr_Bob on Mon 23/Jul/12 2:00pm

http://www.bikerumor.com/2012/07/22/for ... uspension/
DVO Suspension?

Sounds like it's most of the guys from Marzocchi R&D
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Re: New Stuff Thread....

Postby swtchbckr on Mon 23/Jul/12 3:49pm

Welcome to the world, Surly Krampus, 29+

http://surlybikes.com/blog/post/say_hello_to_krampus
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Re: New Stuff Thread....

Postby kona.stinky. on Wed 25/Jul/12 5:49pm

Kona release details of 2013 models

New rockshox look pretty damn ugly :huh:
http://cog.konaworld.com/archives/13257


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Re: New Stuff Thread....

Postby wachtourak on Wed 25/Jul/12 6:24pm

kona.stinky. wrote:New rockshox look pretty damn ugly :huh:


Nope, they look understated and cool.
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