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 Post subject: All City Macho Man CX
PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 9:28 am 
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Here is my newly built Macho Man cyclocross bike.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 10:18 am 
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Really cool bikes!

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 3:41 pm 
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Loving the bartape.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 2:38 am 
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Yes, I like that very much! Très chique!!

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:55 am 
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really nice looking bike! how'd you get the raw finish? my searches have only brought up the banana yellow?


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:28 am 
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I had a friend with a soda blaster strip the paint. I couldn't stand the yellow!


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 8:28 am 
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Cool Bike, but you might have your brake pad(s) the wrong way around. From the pictures it looks like the rear right block might just go and tear up the tire quite soon.

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Amazing! I love the Thomson and Chris King all around. Still waiting on my road bar... I do wish my road frame used a headset style that CK makes... alas we can't have it all. Youve built such a sweet looking ride.
How do you feel about the red hubs and BB though? Im trying to choose between going with black, red or gold for those parts on my Ridley... do you find the coloured parts stand out too much?

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:29 pm 
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Did you use any clear coat on the frame after it was stripped? I have an All City Nature Boy and I'd like to strip the green paint like you did.


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I like it. Mean... all business.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2013 6:43 pm 
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Quinn039 wrote:
Amazing! I love the Thomson and Chris King all around. Still waiting on my road bar... I do wish my road frame used a headset style that CK makes... alas we can't have it all. Youve built such a sweet looking ride.
How do you feel about the red hubs and BB though? Im trying to choose between going with black, red or gold for those parts on my Ridley... do you find the coloured parts stand out too much?

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I love color! I feel like hubs/bb/headset matching isn't too much and looks good. I have another bike that is the same way with pink parts. Pink hubs/bb/headset/seat post collar. It looks great to me!


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2013 6:43 pm 
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rbrtwyn wrote:
Did you use any clear coat on the frame after it was stripped? I have an All City Nature Boy and I'd like to strip the green paint like you did.


i Just did a can a clear coat on it after it was stripped


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2013 10:40 pm 
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NIce. I just bought a set of the CX Thomson bars for my road bike. I love em. Very comfy.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 9:28 pm 
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How do you like the frame?

I'm looking at buying one as a "do it all" bike (rackless touring, cyclocross, commuting) and I'm trying to stay away from buying a Surly Cross Check as they're ridiculously common around here.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:52 pm 
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That looks really awesome :twisted:
How much does the frame weigh?
I´m looking a bit at All City, it seems they´re making some neat bikes...
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