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Old 06-24-2011, 01:51 PM   #111 (permalink)
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Been looking at Crank-Forward bikes, like the Trek Pure Sport..
Anyone here tried one of those?
Not me, but I have a couple suggestions for finding more folks who do ride them. BROL has a section devoted crank forwards. Not a whole lot of traffic on that subforum, but maybe the closest you`ll find.
Crank Forward - 'BentRider Online Forums

Also, Rans (manufacturer of many CF bikes) has an owners forum. They probably have a CF section there too.

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Old 06-24-2011, 05:52 PM   #112 (permalink)
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Thanks for the reply. I had already been doing some reading over there..
Been looking at stuff for sale there today and could not see some of the pictures,
so I became a registered user..

I'm not ready for the Rans yet, I need to take some test rides on less expensive bikes.
(I do love the looks of that Rans Fusion)!
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Old 06-24-2011, 06:04 PM   #113 (permalink)
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Old 06-27-2011, 08:17 AM   #114 (permalink)
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Don't have any pics yet, but got a CF yesterday..

Electra Townie 21D Bike at REI.com

Nothing else was available around here.. So far, I like it..
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Old 06-27-2011, 10:33 AM   #115 (permalink)
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That`s a lot smaller investment than a Rans- looks like a great way to go. Hope you have a great time on it!
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Old 08-13-2011, 12:51 PM   #116 (permalink)
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Those are a few of my bikes;

My lightweight XC machine (has been in a box for a few years now lol).
2004 Giant XTC custom built by me.



My heavy duty commuter, trail and future touring bike.
2001 Giant Boulder steel. Lots of parts will change when touring time comes.



A project bike I built as a fixed gear.
1982 Peugeot Record Du Monde.



The bike I keep at my parents' place for when I visit.
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Old 08-13-2011, 07:03 PM   #117 (permalink)
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Nice fixie. I built one from a light weight Miata once and was rewarded with a bike that great on up hills but was a wobbler at 150 cadence. It got converted back to a geared bike after one ride.

I have two fixies at present, a Centurion Cavaletto, low tech rigid frame. The other is a Mongoose Titanium, made in Seattle by aerospace workers. It has a vertical dropout so I have a rear axle that has eccentric cut. My Cavaletto is geared 44/17 with 175 cranks and is about equal to my fitness at this point. My longest ride on it this year is 44 miles. I have done 120 miles in the past.

Here is the Cav looking pretty much as it does now.
I can't stand over it when stopped but never been nutted by it either.
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