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    Quote Originally Posted by momosgarage

    This thread is about bikes!
    not anymore
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    not anymore
    and its mostly the fault of "post-modern-hollister" and "girlonbike-the-entertainer"

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    Quote Originally Posted by momosgarage
    and its mostly the fault of "post-modern-hollister" and "girlonbike-the-entertainer"
    >takes victory lap<
    looking for 20-21" P team

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    >takes victory lap<
    Wish I could somehow make the "post-modern-hollister", nick name stick.

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    Quote Originally Posted by momosgarage
    I am obviously "not in on" what constitutes a good question, so I am not even going to try. This isn't a fraternity or secret society with funny handshakes that outsiders never get to see or understand.



    whatchu talknbout?

    sshhh.......the illuminati is all around us

    first rule of the secret vrc society is you dont talk about the the secret vrc society.

    sorry momo you fail.

    im sure the secret society of thinskinned folks that only talk about bike theories but never actually work on bikes that post threads without pictures will gladly have you though.

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    this thread is about sooooo much more than bikes at this point in case you missed it momo.

    I for one am using it to build my post count, along with general amusement and oh yeah have you seen the movie dinner for schmucks?

    its like that now.

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    Sheez. I can't believe no one has advanced Momo the simple courtesy of a couple of hundred words on fork rake, trail, and BB height. This is what's wrong with society today - a simple lack of common decency.

    I'd do it, but I have to go make dinner. Before all you haters get started on me about it, No I won't post pictures of dinner.
    Don't call it a gooseneck.

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    im sure the secret society of thinskinned folks that only talk about bike theories but never actually work on bikes that post threads without pictures will gladly have you though.
    Well, I guess I can add you to the MTBR Vaudeville act and traveling circus, known as:

    "No point in answering stinking questions we don't like"

    starring

    "post-modern hollister",

    "girlonbike the entertainer"

    "Rumpfy the magnificent"

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    it's somewhat ironic to me that someone who seems to have zero sense of humor has instigated such funny posts.

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    why'd hollister have to get the best stage name?
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
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    Quote Originally Posted by yo-Nate-y
    why'd hollister have to get the best stage name?
    thats one for the "why for portal"

    try and stay on track
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    that's such a 'modernist' statement--c'mon man, get yourself to the other side!
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
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    and I've been quiet here..

    Quote Originally Posted by hollister
    this is the only part of your post that matters to just about everyone here except for maybe stan


    Since you brought up my name in ridicule, I suppose that gives me license to comment.

    This post exemplifies exactly what is sad about this forum. A person asks a question, valid or not it's a question asked in search of an answer. Instead of a simple courteous reply he gets ridiculed by the same bunch of childish, rude,self serving members who obviously couldn't give a sheet about anyone but someone in their pathetic group.

    Although I respect their knowledge, they rarely display anything but scorn and bitterness. What a waste of time and effort, I actually pity them for their narrow minded, sad little lives.

    Carry on Momo, there are good folks here, just sift through the BS and you will actually find some answers you can use.

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    Momo, if this is just a mental exercise in hypothesis, why are you getting so upset by the derailing comments? Actually, don't answer that, because I don't really care what you have to say. I just wanted to subscribe to this quality thread.

    And you can't stop Big Ben. Steelers FTW!

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    Quote Originally Posted by da'HOOV
    ssdd
    par for the course. thanks for playing
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    Momo, if this is just a mental exercise in hypothesis, why are you getting so upset by the derailing comments? Actually, don't answer that, because I don't really care what you have to say.
    I answer this anyway.

    To see who will wear down first. I have a question and I would like answers. As da'HOOV said, I am going to drive on in order to get enough replies to then sift through the minutiae later when the thread dies. Considering the way the MTBR community behaves the only way to get 10 real answers is to first combat 50 mini arguments generated by jerks.

    I didn't make this process so on MTBR, it was already here before I joined. I am only working with what I was given. If I could just get answers in a civilized manner I would, but it seems you have to battle 50 hyenas first before you can get 10 square meals.

    At one time I vowed to never post on MTBR ever again, but I have learned to live with this method and will continue to do so as necessary. Its not pleasant, but seems the only way to conduct business on MTBR. My long term hope is that it will NOT always be necessary.

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    Quote Originally Posted by da'HOOV
    Since you brought up my name in ridicule, I suppose that gives me license to comment.

    This post exemplifies exactly what is sad about this forum. A person asks a question, valid or not it's a question asked in search of an answer. Instead of a simple courteous reply he gets ridiculed by the same bunch of childish, rude,self serving members who obviously couldn't give a sheet about anyone but someone in their pathetic group.

    Although I respect their knowledge, they rarely display anything but scorn and bitterness. What a waste of time and effort, I actually pity them for their narrow minded, sad little lives.

    Carry on Momo, there are good folks here, just sift through the BS and you will actually find some answers you can use.

    I love it when you get on your soap box. Empower the picked on Stan, you're a hero!

    See Momo's other posts....this isn't new territory for him. The kinds of questions he asks and how he responds to the information given...he's getting back what he's puttin' out. Kinda like how we are with you.
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    See Momo's other posts....this isn't new territory for him. The kinds of questions he asks and how he responds to the information given...he's getting back what he's puttin' out. Kinda like how we are with you.
    The community "puts out" conflict when they don't like threads or certain people. Some folks in this community want to fight with words, plain and simple.

    I am going to drive on in order to get enough replies to then sift through the minutiae later when the thread dies. Considering the way the MTBR community behaves the only way to get 10 real answers is to first combat 50 mini arguments generated by jerks.

    I didn't make this process so on MTBR, it was already here before I joined. I am only working with what I was given. If I could just get answers in a civilized manner I would, but it seems you have to battle 50 hyenas first before you can get 10 square meals.

    I'll keep re-posting the above as needed.

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    a:try one of the funky wheel forums

    b:die in a fire
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    Quote Originally Posted by momosgarage

    I didn't make this process so on MTBR, it was already here before I joined. I am only working with what I was given. If I could just get answers in a civilized manner I would, but it seems you have to battle 50 hyenas first before you can get 10 square meals.

    I think this time you got 10 square meals first followed by the "50 hyenas" after you kept on. You just didn't like those "meals" was the problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hollister
    b:die in a fire
    wow, that's classy hollister

    Have you ever had a friend or loved one badly burned or known or seen anyone that has happened to? Probably wouldn't matter to you anyhow I suppose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by da'HOOV
    wow, that's classy hollister
    hey! I gave him 2 options
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    thanx, you just proved my point

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    the beatings will continue until morale improves
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    Quote Originally Posted by Williwoods
    Whoa, is that a hairless cat? Check out those nads not to mention that puckered up anus!
    FATMIKEYNYC

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    Oh the hilarity.....


    Momo, any chance you're related to this guy?:

    Need help in choosing: Ritchey Ascent Comp or Waterford PDG MTB?



    carry on

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fatmikeynyc
    Whoa, is that a hairless cat? Check out those nads not to mention that puckered up anus!
    im so happy SOMEONE liked my picture.........I have no idea what the hell that thing is on top of the pooter. it was just something I thought might break the tension.

    a small reaction delay is better than no reaction.

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    Steve!!!! I was trying to remember that guy! haha. you found it!

    Williwoods, your pic was noticed! lots of funny stuff guys!

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    Come on G! Steelers (even though they beat my beloved Jets) by 9! Big Ben can't be stopped not by errant vehicles, broken bones or district attorneys so theres no way the Packers can.

    Oh and as far as this thread goes...What if this thread never happened?

    Think about it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chefmiguel
    Come on G! Steelers (even though they beat my beloved Jets) by 9! Big Ben can't be stopped not by errant vehicles, broken bones or district attorneys so theres no way the Packers can.

    Oh and as far as this thread goes...What if this thread never happened?

    Think about it.
    I know! I actually wanted to see a packers/jets super bowl.

    Well, this is the what if portal so that's definitely something we can ponder.

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    Hey, I just came across this thread. I too want to put some 700C tires on my Trek. Can someone please summarize the advice that has been given. kaithxbai

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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike
    I know! I actually wanted to see a packers/jets super bowl.

    Well, this is the what if portal so that's definitely something we can ponder.
    Yea, you and the rest of America. Go Packers!

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    what if chefmiguel made one more post........what would the significance of that be


    could it be......


    SATAN?



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    Hey I don't worship Satan! Sure I agree with him on some things but I don't think that means he controls me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chefmiguel
    Oh and as far as this thread goes...What if this thread never happened?Think about it.
    But it did, and I'm sure more threads will follow. Once again, members showed where they are coming from, differing opinions, different attitudes. In the real world, none of it matters, but we are here. VRC is obviously not the real world but it is a part of it.

    How do you want to be remembered? or does it matter?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chefmiguel
    Hey I don't worship Satan! Sure I agree with him on some things but I don't think that means he controls me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by momosgarage
    To see who will wear down first.
    Well, there's your problem right there...

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    <iframe title="YouTube video player" class="youtube-player" type="text/html" width="640" height="390" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/pmRAiUPdRjk" frameborder="0" allowFullScreen></iframe>
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
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    Lol this thing keeps getting funnier, thanks Willi.

    As far as how I'd like to be remembered goes...
    a sex god.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chefmiguel
    As far as how I'd like to be remembered goes...
    a sex god.

    You always will be to me Migs.
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    Hey, I just came across this thread. I too want to put some 700C tires on my Trek. Can someone please summarize the advice that has been given
    I second this.

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    And to think I ignored this thread cause the topic didn't interest me.

    Am I the only one here who sees a whole lot of the type of info he was looking for, already posted, politely, early on?

    Sure, a few drivebys (par for the course when discussing any non VRC appreciated bike CX conversions) but by and large, good info.

    If you don't want folks to give their opinions, don't ask. Or, pay them well to agree with you.

    As for the critter on the pooter? Dang that was funny, still wiping off my screen....

    Momo, you and I had a few exchanges off line, and you seemed a likeable and stable enough fellow. Is this some online persona you have rocking?

    I must congratulate you though, you've made Hollister and girlonbike type more than I think I've ever witnessed

    I'd put a stop to it, but you seem to be rolling in it quite happily.

    Carry on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    Hey, I just came across this thread. I too want to put some 700C tires on my Trek. Can someone please summarize the advice that has been given. kaithxbai
    It's been done. Or .. er ... might be done ... or maybe is being done while the posting continues ... or something.

    I'm sure there will be a lengthy review of the finished product that we will all read with great interest in a month or two.

    (I say turn yours into a tall bike, I think the OP has the CX variant pretty well hashed out.)
    Don't call it a gooseneck.

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    Well, there's your problem right there...
    If people acted civilized, then no wearing down would be needed. Did you read my whole post #118? It pretty clearly explains why this is needed. I'll give you a hint, your post is a clear example of why "wearing down" is called for rather than "simply asking a question". The thread was about a Trek 850, yet people still insist on talking about how much they don't like my posts. Maybe I need to just restart the topic as a new thread every week until people start playing nice around here.

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    ha ha! what a tool.

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    ha ha! what a tool.
    I guess "Girlonbike the Entertainer" doesn't read thoroughly either.

    Oh well...Just another antagonistic statement from the uncivilized horde that lurks on MTBR looking for victims.

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    Pics or it didnt happen!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by momosgarage
    "Girlonbike the Entertainer"
    When you say that I picture her riding a unicycle and juggling torches. Not that I know what she looks like, but you get my drift. Pretty cool. I like it. A good nickname is worth 1000 pictures.
    Don't call it a gooseneck.

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    I wonder if I can fit a 700c wheel on my unicycle? Hmmm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Williwoods
    Pics or it didnt happen!!!!
    Pictures aren't his medium maaan. Momo paints with words and stories and nicknames. Don't try to fence him in Mr. Establishment. Pictures are for squares.
    Don't call it a gooseneck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jak0zilla
    When you say that I picture her riding a unicycle and juggling torches.
    thats hot
    Quote Originally Posted by Jak0zilla
    A good nickname is worth 1000 pictures.
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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike
    I wonder if I can fit a 700c wheel on my unicycle? Hmmm.
    I'd say that as long as you're not going to race it anything is possible. Now can we please stop all the name calling and hostility and talk about Girlonbike the Entertainer on her unicycle?!?!?! THAT'S the direction that I want this thread to go.
    Don't call it a gooseneck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by momosgarage
    Well, I guess I can add you to the MTBR Vaudeville act and traveling circus, known as:

    "No point in answering stinking questions we don't like"

    starring

    "post-modern hollister",

    "girlonbike the entertainer"

    "Rumpfy the magnificent"

    &

    "Williwoods the thinskins hunter"

    That is such a clever idea! can i be "mechagouki the sarcastic f*ck"?
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    I want info about bottom bracket height and fork rake since I will be installing an invisible fork to my unicycle. The specs look the same as my hot wheel so it should ride just about the same, I think.

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    I think "Rumpfy the magnificent" was a British TV show about a judge or something.
    Don't call it a gooseneck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike
    I want info about bottom bracket height and fork rake since I will be installing an invisible fork to my unicycle. The specs look the same as my hot wheel so it should ride just about the same, I think.

    Yeah, I'd like to get some geometry specs on some of that invisible stuff too. I guess it's dependent on how vertical you ride your Uni-cross-cycle? Or Cyclo-uni-cross?

    Can you fit an invisible pair of Paul's brakes on there too? Strictly theoretically speaking, I bet that thing will tear it up, but I'm not sure it's worth the imaginary money you'd spend buying all those invisible parts - probably better off just picking up a normal cyclocross bike and saving yourself the headache.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jtmartino
    probably better off just picking up a normal cyclocross bike and saving yourself the headache.
    You're right! What a genius!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jak0zilla
    Pictures aren't his medium maaan. Momo paints with words and stories and nicknames. Don't try to fence him in Mr. Establishment. Pictures are for squares.
    haha

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    This may just be some sort of Erostratus-type ploy. If we never speak his name again, his legacy will be lost!
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
    And this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD5h3y0a9AU

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    Quote Originally Posted by momosgarage
    If people acted civilized, then no wearing down would be needed. Did you read my whole post #118? It pretty clearly explains why this is needed. I'll give you a hint, your post is a clear example of why "wearing down" is called for rather than "simply asking a question". The thread was about a Trek 850, yet people still insist on talking about how much they don't like my posts. Maybe I need to just restart the topic as a new thread every week until people start playing nice around here.
    Yes, I read post #118. Your logic is flawed, as several others have already pointed out. Doesn't seem to be any point in trying to explain that to you again.

    Regarding your CX conversion- if you already have the parts, build it already. Who cares what everyone else thinks of the idea. Will it be a real CX bike? No, but it will probably ride OK and as long as you have the majority of the parts on hand anyway you may a well put it together. You could be doing that instead of spending your time here arguing an endless argument.

    Good luck with trying to reshape the board by posting the same topic once a week

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    Stop me if I have already told this story.

    Jumpseating to Europe back in the early 90's for a little bike touring. Tied our bikes to the cargo net for the flight over. After taking off and leveling out, the pilot comes back out of the cockpit and goes in the lavatory. Stays in there way too long. I get a bit nervous because the jumpseat area is pretty confined and I don't look forward to the ensuing smell. Pilot comes out of lavatory wearing a pair of burmies and a t shirt. looks at us and laughs. Says "you all better get comfortable it's a long flight".

    Note in the picture he chose to hang his flight uniform on the Americans handlebars even though the pos Trek was closer. The dude had good taste. Soon after this trip I got my girl a Klein.....Hey, maybe thats why she left me.....

    Notice for this trip she chose to stick with 26" wheels avoiding the 700c all together. This enabled her to change to foldable MTB tires and ride off road when the opportunity arose. As you sift through these posts looking for the jewles of beta to gleem, keep in mind. I have heard it is easier to find 26" wheels and tires in some parts of the world. If you find yourself touring in New Guniea and have a flat, you may have better luck finding a 26" tube. Just something to think about.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jak0zilla
    I'd say that as long as you're not going to race it anything is possible. Now can we please stop all the name calling and hostility and talk about Girlonbike the Entertainer on her unicycle?!?!?! THAT'S the direction that I want this thread to go.

    f' ing brilliant reply.

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    Yes, I read post #118. Your logic is flawed, as several others have already pointed out. Doesn't seem to be any point in trying to explain that to you again.
    I posted an observational insight about how to get a topic answered on MTBR. My logic isn't flawed. You, simply put, do not see my observations and responses to those observations as factual, that is NOT the same as flawed logic. You should be more concerned about the absurd nature of the total process itself, not my solution to the problems with the process. Don't make me lay out an inductive argument because anyone can clearly make what you disagree with fit into a logical agument with premises and a conclusion. Maybe "logic" wasn't quite the word you were looking for?

    Regarding your CX conversion- if you already have the parts, build it already.
    As I stated in posts #52 and #73 replying here has no effect on the time spent in the world that exists outside of this forum. Sorry to break it to you, but it is possible to post here and get some wrenching done at the same time. We aren't living in some kind of time parodox where I can only wrench or post over the course of a 24 hour period. Are you a two dimensional entity that can only do one thing at a time? Last I checked the 24hour day leaves me more than enough time to reply to posts and them leave the computer to do something else such as use the bathroom, drink some water and work on bikes in the garage.


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    this thread needs a wiki.
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
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    That's a pretty nice nickname Andy.

    This has become one of my favorite threads. We do need more pictures so I'll post something since I'm the Entertainer. $335 and spare parts. It can be done.

    p.s. Tim, is that your American? Doesn't look big enough to be yours.
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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike
    That's a pretty nice nickname Andy.

    This has become one of my favorite threads. We do need more pictures so I'll post something since I'm the Entertainer. $335 and spare parts. It can be done.

    p.s. Tim, is that your American? Doesn't look big enough to be yours.

    man thats nice!!!! is there a props emoticon?

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    nice doughnut holder
    looking for 20-21" P team

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    Quote Originally Posted by momosgarage
    I posted an observational insight about how to get a topic answered on MTBR. My logic isn't flawed. You, simply put, do not see my observations and responses to those observations as factual, that is NOT the same as flawed logic. You should be more concerned about the absurd nature of the total process itself, not my solution to the problems with the process. Don't make me lay out an inductive argument because anyone can clearly make what you disagree with fit into a logical agument with premises and a conclusion. Maybe "logic" wasn't quite the word you were looking for?




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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike
    That's a pretty nice nickname Andy.
    Wow... I am speechless. I felt like the audition went pretty well, but really wasn't letting myself hope too much. I am so thrilled that I've been accepted to the "MTBR Vaudeville act and traveling circus". I'm hoping (fingers crossed!) that this will be a really big break for my circus career.

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    Quote Originally Posted by momosgarage
    Last I checked the 24hour day leaves me more than enough time to reply to posts and them leave the computer to do something else such as use the bathroom, drink some water and work on bikes in the garage.

    So, did you build it? Pics?
    I didn't have time to read the rest, unfortunately. Been feeling a bit 2D lately.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Williwoods
    looking for 20-21" P team

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    cute kitties, Messrs. Post Modern and Thinskins Hunter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike
    That's a pretty nice nickname Andy.

    This has become one of my favorite threads. We do need more pictures so I'll post something since I'm the Entertainer. $335 and spare parts. It can be done.

    p.s. Tim, is that your American? Doesn't look big enough to be yours.


    Cats, bikes, Yep threads are better with pictures.......

    20" frame.



    I was in better shape then.....

    And this trip was the only time it saw slicks.....Although these 1.95 smokes sure look small:



    For good measure, the Klein that replaced the Trek:



    I know, I know I should have gotten the Mardi Gra ...

    Your up M,
    Pics or it's not happening......
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    Fat Chance jersey with an American? Fail!

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    And @all u turkeys, let's try to stay on topic. This is an important question.

    I decided my Trek wasn't the right platform to build a 700C CX bike, but what about my dad's old MTB?


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    perfect! Should ride the same given the specs in front of me. Can I have the crankset. Nice gearing choice, BP.

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    Nice mountain bike G! How'd you fit those 700c wheels on?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    And @all u turkeys, let's try to stay on topic. This is an important question.

    I decided my Trek wasn't the right platform to build a 700C CX bike, but what about my dad's old MTB?


    thats cool, a klunker with a bontrager fork?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chefmiguel
    Nice mountain bike G! How'd you fit those 700c wheels on?
    I eyeballed it and used my zippo to move the brake bosses a bit. A little rough but luckily brass was more forgiving than the tin foil I was using in my first attempt. I also cut the joints and rewelded the tubes so that the geometry was more fitting for a cross bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Williwoods
    thats cool, a klunker with a bontrager fork?
    with an arch and some funky dropouts..
    looking for 20-21" P team

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    Damn. You beat me to it.

    Quote Originally Posted by eastcoaststeve
    Oh the hilarity.....


    Momo, any chance you're related to this guy?:

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    Don't look now. It's the worlds first levitating bear.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails turn an old trek 850 into cyclocross bike-bear7.jpg  

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    Look at me.
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    And...................Did we answer your question?
    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

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    I am so looking forward to post #327. It's going to be a good one, I just know it.
    Don't call it a gooseneck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jak0zilla
    I am so looking forward to post #327. It's going to be a good one, I just know it.

    you might actually get to 327 posts just responding to this thread.

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    A little late to this party but it's a good one!
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    Welcome Shadow!!

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    Thanks Chefmiguel. Glad to be here.
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    Boy momo, you sure pushed some buttons with this one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Linoleum
    Sorry, its a little rough.


    LOLZ -- funnier than the creature on the pooter!


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    26" I know, but this cost me less than $100 to put together, I just made it up as I went along and it was a blast to ride, might put something similar together again actually, it was great in the snow.

    5 is the old new black; 6 is the new new black...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mechagouki
    26" I know, but this cost me less than $100 to put together, I just made it up as I went along and it was a blast to ride, might put something similar together again actually, it was great in the snow.

    Nicely done!

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    mechagouki, Very nicely done. I think if the OP had taken even some of the suggestions offered early on in the thread, he might have found a path like yours. Very clean, built and ridable. No "what ifs". Just done. If it suits you after the work then great, If not no harm done, move on to the next project. There is always another project.
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    I think if the OP had taken even some of the suggestions offered early on in the thread, he might have found a path like yours.
    Umm..I am pretty sure I can still do what mechagouki did. Thats why I "post until someone passes out". The good ideas eventually present themselves and the bad are quickly addressed. Yes, I know my methods are not popular, but results are results.

    I too agree, this is a good example mechagouki, I'll likely go in this direction. A friend at work is going to trade me some stuff for the 700c rims I have.

    How about using a 650b rim and tire on the trek 850 frame?

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    man am I glad your still with us momo.............

    I was worried you had enough.

    where are the pics maaaaaaan?

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    it'll work! great plan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by momosgarage
    A friend at work is going to trade me some stuff for the 700c rims I have.

    How about using a 650b rim and tire on the trek 850 frame?
    Just make sure you have enough pad adjustment to accommodate a rim diameter other than that the bike came with.
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