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Post by Lizkins » Fri Jul 29, 2011 1:20 pm

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Post by huge » Fri Jul 29, 2011 4:47 pm

must be!
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Post by aroes » Sun Jul 31, 2011 1:05 pm

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/cycli ... 1i4dp.html

Christ are these people fucking dumb or what.

Seems as though their main argument in pushing for mandatory helmet laws to be lifted is that bike share schemes are failing. Gimme a break. Oh and apparently the health gains from cycling far outweigh the risks of riding without a helmet? How in the total fuck does one quantify that?

I put it to these morons that yes, they should have the right to choose. Then, if they end up in a public hospital with massive head trauma, a physician should have the right to choose whether or not they receive treatment based on whether or not a helmet was worn.

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Post by nic » Thu Aug 04, 2011 11:43 pm

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Post by aroes » Fri Aug 05, 2011 6:51 pm

If it's a 54square i'll take it

I'll give you $36AUD, final offer, shipped at your expense

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Post by aroes » Thu Aug 11, 2011 5:33 pm

Just bought one of these

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Need a commuter and got sick of looking for a second hand steel frame in my size in decent condition. The one I had which I thought was perfect ended up being too big

As per standard when it comes to anything cycling, went way over budget, and will now be living off Mi Goreng for the next few months lol

Gonna build it up with a SRAM Apex group and the Mavic wheels that came stock with my other bike. Might employ locking skewers and some loctite under the seat to make it a bit more scumbag proof. Will post a pic when it's finished

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Post by huge » Thu Aug 11, 2011 6:11 pm

if you need any parts ;)
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Post by aroes » Thu Aug 11, 2011 7:01 pm

Thanks, was thinking of asking you!

Will need bars, stem, head set, tape etc. Wanna keep everything as cheap as possible as it'll be my lock up bike (nothing too tinny though of course)

Also have you got a hook up for SRAM stuff? Pretty sure my LBS guys can do me a pretty competitive price on an Apex group, but shopping around couldn't hurt

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Post by huge » Thu Aug 11, 2011 10:27 pm

geh. dont have a SRAM distro

can get anything from these guys http://www.euroasiaimports.net/productc ... gories.asp

can get sram chains! :P and i have some black sram cork tape that is redic comfy

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Post by aroes » Thu Aug 11, 2011 11:19 pm

That's cool. Like i said, can probs get a good deal on the group anyway

Should have the frame within the fortnight, tis coming from inglan. Once i've got it let's talk turkey

Prob gonna be after some pedals and a set of hold fast too :retzielikes:

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Post by nic » Fri Aug 12, 2011 1:57 am

:retzielikes:

nice frame

like hopw you were gonna buuild a cheap quick commuter bike up and will ultimately ended up wit a customised lovely shiny surly

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Post by nic » Fri Aug 12, 2011 1:58 am

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Post by aroes » Fri Aug 12, 2011 10:50 am

nic wrote::retzielikes:

nice frame

like hopw you were gonna buuild a cheap quick commuter bike up and will ultimately ended up wit a customised lovely shiny surly


Haha quiet you

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Post by quick » Tue Aug 16, 2011 11:38 am

lolz

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Post by mrj » Tue Aug 16, 2011 11:46 am

and is good with his hands


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Post by retzie » Thu Aug 18, 2011 2:57 pm

Just met the SRAM head office crew out at my local. Good cunts :retzielikes:
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Post by quick » Thu Aug 18, 2011 8:47 pm

retzie wrote:Just met the SRAM head office crew out at my local. Good cunts :retzielikes:


lol, bet you didn't say that to them... mericans dont get the good cunt/sick cunt thing
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Post by huge » Fri Aug 19, 2011 10:56 am

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Post by aroes » Fri Aug 19, 2011 4:05 pm

bahahaha

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Post by thedeadly9 » Fri Aug 19, 2011 4:26 pm

I got ur bike right here...
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Post by huge » Tue Aug 23, 2011 3:08 pm

get voting!

Just text LITTLEMULE and your name (if you include your email addy you get another entry!) through to 0427272453. Too easy!
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Post by nic » Tue Aug 23, 2011 6:01 pm

wouldnt a ride with phil anderson be relly hard
he would whip you up teh hills and push you off on descenst

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Post by fooishbar » Tue Aug 23, 2011 6:03 pm

is cadel riding a fixie in that photo?
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Post by mrj » Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:31 am

nic wrote:wouldnt a ride with phil anderson be relly hard
he would whip you up teh hills and push you off on descenst


more to the point wouldn't a ride with Phil Anderson be really boring.
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Post by aroes » Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:27 am

lol

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Post by aroes » Fri Sep 09, 2011 12:57 pm

Convo between me and a work colleague as we rode up Royal Pde together on our commute home the other night...

him: you ever considered riding fixed?

me: yeah eventually i wanna buy a track bike and start racing...not interested in riding fixed on the street though

him: yeah i thought about getting into track racing. all my pants are tailored though so i don't want my legs to get too big

:tard: :lol:

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Post by deviant » Fri Sep 09, 2011 1:17 pm

fair enough concern tbh..

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Post by huge » Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:11 pm

it deffo is a problem huhu. i had to move a gear which slowed the muscles down
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Post by deviant » Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:31 pm

huge wrote:i had to move a gear which slowed the muscles down


:?:

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Post by huge » Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:36 pm

chucked a 17 on the back. havent torn any more jeans. :teef: olympian legs!
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Post by huge » Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:37 pm

plus an extra skid patch huhu
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Post by deviant » Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:47 pm

Isn't that picture actually your legs?

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Post by huge » Fri Sep 09, 2011 5:05 pm

that was taken a few months back
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Post by deviant » Fri Sep 09, 2011 5:29 pm

they're bigger now then?

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Post by huge » Fri Sep 09, 2011 5:48 pm

nah they went down a bit
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Post by aroes » Fri Sep 09, 2011 7:35 pm

huge wrote:it deffo is a problem huhu. i had to move a gear which slowed the muscles down


Did you hactually cereal change your cog cos your legs were getting too big?

Bikesnob would go to town on you haha

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Post by nic » Fri Sep 09, 2011 8:25 pm

:(

my legs are stikz

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Post by huge » Sat Sep 10, 2011 7:18 pm

aroes wrote:
huge wrote:it deffo is a problem huhu. i had to move a gear which slowed the muscles down


Did you hactually cereal change your cog cos your legs were getting too big?

Bikesnob would go to town on you haha


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Post by andy_hoffman » Tue Sep 13, 2011 11:05 pm

This guy is a freak! He rides very similar to how i ride too :teefnilly:

Watch the posted video on YouTube.

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Post by nic » Tue Sep 13, 2011 11:27 pm

thats not a road bike though.

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Post by andy_hoffman » Wed Sep 14, 2011 12:21 am

either are you.
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Post by nic » Wed Sep 14, 2011 12:53 am

no but your mum is a bmx

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Post by lilstormer » Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:50 am

I like this one too featuring a great track by Ben Howard - The Wolves.

Watch the posted video on YouTube.

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Post by andy_hoffman » Thu Sep 15, 2011 11:36 pm

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Post by autumnleaves » Fri Sep 16, 2011 7:34 pm

Hey guys

I've got an average single-speed commuter, but it doesn't ride that well and the gear it is in makes it tough to go up hills (I'm pretty unfit too). I'm going to start riding to work, about 10ks each way, so I'm wondering whether to buy a second bike, more of a road bike with gears so I can use the commuter when I go to the pub or get wasted and have to leave my bike somewhere overnight (it's fine, got a decent lock and the bike has a shitty paint job), or whether I should just sell my current bike and try and find something good enough to ride a decent distance and up a few hills to work with AND a commuter...?

Hope that makes sense. I'd prefer just one bike to save room at my sharehouse, but I'd be worried about leaving a good bike outside pubs and stuff.

Any advice?

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Post by aroes » Fri Sep 16, 2011 8:09 pm

Someone prudent would prob just piss the first bike off and buy an all rounder that can handle whatever sort of stuff you need it for

Having said that, I just built a commuter coz I still wanted to keep my mad racer but was sick of locking it up everywhere and having to wear bike shoes all the time

Suffice to say the build got out of hand and I ended up with a bike that's essentially as good (if not a bit heavier than) my racer

I am now broke as fuck

None of what I just said helps much does it

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Post by autumnleaves » Fri Sep 16, 2011 10:24 pm

Nah, it's helpful. Thanks. Prudency isn't my strong point, so I should listen since I don't have that much cash, either...

What would you consider to be a good all-rounder that is good but not so good that it will disappear in 10 minutes. Should I get one new or secondhand? Obv I'd get a proper kryptonite u-lock and not leave it out overnight like I have done before.

If anyone wants to sell one like this, lemme know. Gotta have gears though :)

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Post by Direkt » Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:12 am

I've got an old Protour in my shed that is just sitting there.... I think it's a 10-speed, racer.

You could have it for $100. Just needs a wash and tuneup.

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