Not stupid...

Not stupid...

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    Can't change the title so I was going to start another thread when the bike arrives...
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    Very cool, ya gonna make a cafe racer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcw View Post
    At this point, I don't know what that means.
    Doesn't it mean a handle bar mustache, jeans cuffed up over work boots that have never seen work, suspenders over a flannel shirt and a bike that looks nice, but is totally unusable?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jcw View Post
    Im confused. when did we start admiring worse than mediocrity?
    When we started the system of "likes" on social

    Nice score. Honestly, I wouldn't change a thing and just ride it at 10/10ths and then see what needs changing. Can't tell you how many times I have heard in the pits "I've been chasing x for 2 years only to end up back with the config I started with" when it comes to race bikes. Racing has a tendency to push to efficiency but it is also personal - as my father always told me "start with a baseline and then make small corrections".
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    Quote Originally Posted by jcw View Post
    Fully pro-built engine by Amauri Nunez with zero miles since re-fresh,
    so about 10 miles away from shitting itself?

    (no dissing of amauri, of course.)
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    I see he was at $8000 in 2017, I trust you did much better on price.

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