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PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2012 11:28 pm 
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It looks nice but it's "heavy" and expensive. Why would you want the Look over the Super X?


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 23, 2012 11:57 pm 
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Can you buy a Super X as a frame set?


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 24, 2012 10:25 pm 
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Buddies Hakkalugi Disk brake bike set up as a single speed with mountain bars so he can run R1 hydraulic disk brakes. He has been racing this bike for a few months and loves this setup. He has quite a few bikes in his CX stable but said this is his goto bike for light and fast. Usually places first or second in SS class in SoCal so I would say it is working well for him. Right at 15 lbs. in this setup.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 24, 2012 10:36 pm 
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Hmmm, very interesting. Do you know what kind of bar that is? Maybe you can get him to join the forum.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 25, 2012 1:18 am 
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They are just mountain bike riser bars that he mounts at a forward/downward angle. It wouldn't be the way that I would run them but they work for him.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 25, 2012 1:26 am 
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Yeah, I've seen someone else do that... no idea who though.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 25, 2012 2:21 am 
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Syntace and at least one other company label their "risers" top and bottom so you can read it when it's set as a positive or negative rise. What are we gonna call those bars now? Droppers? Bendies??


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 25, 2012 2:34 am 
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Lower ers. :mrgreen:


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 25, 2012 7:08 pm 
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Back in the late 80s there was a craze among mountain bikers of running handlebars backwards and upside down to force a "more natural" elbows out position. I believe Peregrine was among the manufacturers that promoted this idea. I tried it... didn;t like it. But to each his own...


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 28, 2012 10:56 pm 
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you might want to tell him his front disc is on the wrong way round... :oops:

probably more dodgy than having his bars the wrong way up/round...


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 5:18 pm 
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Here's my new baby. Hakkalügi Disc with Sram hydraulic brakes. Size 58, weight with bottle cage and pedals, 8kg / 17.6 lb

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 7:16 pm 
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NICE looking bike and build! Would love to know more on how this build performs ??


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 13, 2013 2:55 pm 
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I throw up in my mouth a little bit, every time I see those Sram hydro levers :) j/k!

Nice build.


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2013 3:13 am 
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How wide are your tires? This image suggests you wouldn't want to go much wider.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 15, 2013 1:09 pm 
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The tires are Conti Cyclocross Speed 35c.

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