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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby HappyHumber » Fri Mar 01, 2013 1:34 pm

Mulger bill wrote:
HappyHumber wrote:Campy Record Pista cranks are emminently fappable.

What, something like this?
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Nah, I meant like HLCs example;
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Whilst I like the old style fluted arms, I think so many knock offs in the decades since they've first appered, the look at least has kind of been cheapened a little bit. The latest generation just has classy lines I think that haven't been equalled. Dura-Ace pista only really comes close I think.

But then again... maybe it depends on the frame they're matched to :D
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby HLC » Fri Mar 01, 2013 3:28 pm

HappyHumber wrote:
Mulger bill wrote:
HappyHumber wrote:Campy Record Pista cranks are emminently fappable.

What, something like this?
.....
Courtesy of Brown Jersey. Yes I'm more than seriously considering them when I get a better FG. They look amazing, not to mention that the ring shape reminds me of something...


Nah, I meant like HLCs example;
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Whilst I like the old style fluted arms, I think so many knock offs in the decades since they've first appered, the look at least has kind of been cheapened a little bit. The latest generation just has classy lines I think that haven't been equalled. Dura-Ace pista only really comes close I think.

But then again... maybe it depends on the frame they're matched to :D


Sugino 75's are right up there too!!! But maybe that's because they look like Dura Ace 7400 ha ha!
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby HLC » Fri Mar 01, 2013 6:22 pm

*new wheel day*

(not feeling the gumwalls at all, but all I had - need to pick up some zaff;s or somthing over the weekend!)

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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby familyguy » Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:09 pm

Does this mean your other ones might be selling now Henri?

Dig the HIPP stickers.

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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby AndrewBurns » Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:40 pm

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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby BRLVR.v2 » Fri Mar 01, 2013 8:05 pm

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Gee, those welds look a little agricultural for such an expensive frame. would have expected a smooth finish on a fashion branded bike like this.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby HLC » Fri Mar 01, 2013 11:47 pm

familyguy wrote:Does this mean your other ones might be selling now Henri?

Dig the HIPP stickers.

Jim


Have decided to hang on to them for now Jim as the wheels on my gf's bike need replacing. But if I decide to move them on, ill let you know first thing!
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby rabobank89 » Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:19 am

HLC wrote:*new wheel day*

(not feeling the gumwalls at all, but all I had - need to pick up some zaff;s or somthing over the weekend!)

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That's sexy man 8)
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby ldrcycles » Sat Mar 02, 2013 11:08 am

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I reckon it would look better with black bar tape, but it isn't my bike :) .
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby BRLVR.v2 » Sat Mar 02, 2013 2:46 pm

rabobank89 wrote:
HLC wrote:*new wheel day*

(not feeling the gumwalls at all, but all I had - need to pick up some zaff;s or somthing over the weekend!)

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That's sexy man 8)

Plus 1... Best lookin bike for at least the last 10 pages.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby slidetaker » Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:50 pm

HLC wrote:*new wheel day* (not feeling the gumwalls at all, but all I had - need to pick up some zaff;s or somthing over the weekend!)

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Stunning frame.....have u tried track drop rather than riser on it?
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby HLC » Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:02 pm

slidetaker wrote:
HLC wrote:*new wheel day* (not feeling the gumwalls at all, but all I had - need to pick up some zaff;s or somthing over the weekend!)



Stunning frame.....have u tried track drop rather than riser on it?


I have a Bridgestone NJS Track/Keirin bike which I have set up with drops/clipless etc. This bike is purely for hektik whipskidz and sweet fixie riding (pub runs/shopping etc) ha ha. I'll probably take it to the track and put it through it's paces one day!
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby familyguy » Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:36 am

No probs Henri, gotta keep the lady-friend happy. Seeing Dan's Planet X go by on a weekly basis makes me want one of these. And want the time to ride one...

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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby takai » Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:51 pm

New headset for my Larry arrived today, so i rebuilt it tonight:
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Unsure about the CX lever for brakes on this iteration. Think i might go get some basic aero hoods and use those instead.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby BRLVR.v2 » Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:47 am

takai wrote:New headset for my Larry arrived today, so i rebuilt it tonight:
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Unsure about the CX lever for brakes on this iteration. Think i might go get some basic aero hoods and use those instead.

Say What..is up with your saddle angle?. You can't be comfortable at that extreme.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby takai » Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:43 am

Haha, at that angle it wasnt particularly comfortable. But I hadnt adjusted it at that point, bars are now rotated up slightly to make the forward part of the drop more comfortable, and the seat is much more level.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby HappyHumber » Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:45 am

First rule of taking Fixie Piccsies is adjust your saddle angle first, lest some wag come along and give you crap about it :D
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby takai » Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:56 am

HappyHumber wrote:First rule of taking Fixie Piccsies is adjust your saddle angle first, lest some wag come along and give you crap about it :D

Haha, was well after midnight by that stage.
Planning on taking some decent pictures soon, rather than crappy phone camera pics up against the race car.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby HappyHumber » Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:02 am

At least your chain tension is passable ;)

Oh.. hang on... foot retention... FOOT RETENTION!!!
For goodness sake, won't someone please think of the children!?!?!
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby sil3nt » Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:30 am

Hey takai my Black Larry frame arrived yesterday it's good to see an example of one built up, it's a really nice frame IMO.

I am building some wheels and still deliberating on gear so you won't see a pic of mine for a while ;)
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby sil3nt » Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:41 am

BRLVR.v2 wrote:
takai wrote:New headset for my Larry arrived today, so i rebuilt it tonight:

Unsure about the CX lever for brakes on this iteration. Think i might go get some basic aero hoods and use those instead.

WT?..is up with your saddle angle?. You can't be comfortable at that extreme.


Lol to quote from Bondi Hipsters ... Right now your giving 7 sh*t's I need you to give less
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby takai » Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:43 am

HappyHumber wrote:Oh.. hang on... foot retention... FOOT RETENTION!!!
For goodness sake, won't someone please think of the children!?!?!


Ah, i ride with SPDs. Those pedals are dual sided, SPD one side flats the other. Anything other than a 600m blat to the shops and ill be in my SPD shoes.

Also waiting on my one of these: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sol ... de-of-your which will be good for the quick blats to the shops.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby cray- » Wed Mar 13, 2013 12:55 pm

takai wrote:
HappyHumber wrote:Also waiting on my one of these: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sol ... de-of-your which will be good for the quick blats to the shops.
Brilliant design, now they just need to make it in silver/steel/chrome/whatever, black won't match my retro rides.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby Brianmoose_ » Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:58 pm

Update...

Removed the sticker bomb on the wheel...had my fun with it...

New Fyxation Rodeo Bullhorns *Waiting for my Gator Skins and chain* (Gonna get rid of the white bits...)

Unstuck my seat post too and it's now raised the way I want it...

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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby rabobank89 » Thu Mar 14, 2013 3:41 pm

I like it ^^ 8)
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