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BAAW Thread?

EvanEvan Member, TRS/Baucco Team Member
Bikes-Against-A-Wall Thread?? Time to start it? I'll get this party started with a pic from today's ride...


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    EvanEvan Member, TRS/Baucco Team Member
    @Matt pretty sure that's a different kind of thread, no?


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    Evan said:

    @Matt pretty sure that's a different kind of thread, no?

    Maybe @Matt wanted everyone to read the post about how to photograph your bike, which you have nailed. Those cranks perfectly at 3 & 9, with the drivetrain visible...

    Cool mural.
    MattEvanTad_Machrowiczellsworth53t
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    MattMatt Member, Administrator
    edited August 2016


    Maybe @Matt wanted everyone to read the post about how to photograph your bike, which you have nailed. Those cranks perfectly at 3 & 9, with the drivetrain visible...

    Cool mural.
    The Basics
    1) Clean the bike
    2) Install/Align tire logos and tube valves (for clinchers)
    3) Flat saddle
    4) Slam stem (flat or negative rise only)
    5) Remove saddle bag, bottles, computer (but ok to keep the cages, computer holder, etc.)
    6) Chain in the big ring + smallest cog
    7) Drive-side only
    8) Drive-side crank either at 3 o'clock (horizontal) or in line with your chainstay
    9) Valves at 6 o'clock (pointing up) or hidden between fork/seatstays
    10) Hide skewers

    7/10


    simonsen77Evan
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    EvanEvan Member, TRS/Baucco Team Member
    @Matt i'll totes take a 70%. The stem, i know i know. what can i say? i'm a giant vagina on my road bike. comfort > proper stem placement...
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    MattMatt Member, Administrator
    @Evan - I totally agree with comfort > stem, but you can easily get up to a 90% with just 2 simple tricks ;)

    #Sworry for the clickbait-y response.

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    EvanEvan Member, TRS/Baucco Team Member
    total click bait but totes worth it.
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    AaronWebsteyAaronWebstey Administrator, TRS/Baucco Team Member
    Matt said:

    @Evan - I totally agree with comfort > stem, but you can easily get up to a 90% with just 2 simple tricks ;)

    #Sworry for the clickbait-y response.

    Never apologize for that!

    Sworry, of course you can apologize for whatever you want. My apologies.
    Evankjrunnin
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    GasBombGasBomb Member, TRS/Baucco Team Member, Level 2 Supporter

    EvanM_WareTad_Machrowiczmbrekk44KenElPescadoPeladoMattellsworth53tAaronWebsteyTad_Bomb

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    EvanEvan Member, TRS/Baucco Team Member
    that cabling, tho...
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    ItsShugItsShug Member, Administrator, TRS/Baucco Team Member
    edited August 2016


    Bob against a wall thread?
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    @Evan where is that mural?
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    M_WareM_Ware Member, Level 2 Supporter
    Granpa ChookAaronWebstey
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    Thanks @M Ware you are better at google than me.
    M_WareAaronWebstey
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    Tad_MachrowiczTad_Machrowicz Member, TRS/Baucco Team Member, Level 2 Supporter
    @Matt
    What do I does a friend of mine do with his fenders on his professor looking cross bike for proper photographing etiquette?
    Matt said:



    Maybe @Matt wanted everyone to read the post about how to photograph your bike, which you have nailed. Those cranks perfectly at 3 & 9, with the drivetrain visible...

    Cool mural.
    The Basics
    1) Clean the bike
    2) Install/Align tire logos and tube valves (for clinchers)
    3) Flat saddle
    4) Slam stem (flat or negative rise only)
    5) Remove saddle bag, bottles, computer (but ok to keep the cages, computer holder, etc.)
    6) Chain in the big ring + smallest cog
    7) Drive-side only
    8) Drive-side crank either at 3 o'clock (horizontal) or in line with your chainstay
    9) Valves at 6 o'clock (pointing up) or hidden between fork/seatstays
    10) Hide skewers

    7/10





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    EvanEvan Member, TRS/Baucco Team Member
    @Granpa Chook indeed, it's in deep ellum in Dallas. @M Ware #creepy....


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    KenElPescadoPeladoKenElPescadoPelado Member, TRS/Baucco Team Member
    Couldn't find a good wall, so I got a picture next to the bobbum van.




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    MattMatt Member, Administrator
    @GasBomb
    7.5 (7.0 + 0.5 for the cable colour accents)

    1) Clean the bike
    2) Install/Align tire logos and tube valves (for clinchers)
    3) Flat saddle
    4) Slam stem (flat or negative rise only)
    5) Remove saddle bag, bottles, computer (but ok to keep the cages, computer holder, etc.)
    6) Chain in the big ring + smallest cog
    7) Drive-side only
    8) Drive-side crank either at 3 o'clock (horizontal) or in line with your chainstay
    9) Valves at 6 o'clock (pointing up) or hidden between fork/seatstays
    10) Hide skewers

    @Tad_Machrowicz Keep the fenders - follow the other rules

    @KenElPescadoPelado - 0/10 It's BAAW, not BAAV.

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    ItsShugItsShug Member, Administrator, TRS/Baucco Team Member


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    simonsen77simonsen77 Member, TRS/Baucco Team Member
    Bench, wall, close enough.
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    KenElPescadoPeladoKenElPescadoPelado Member, TRS/Baucco Team Member
    @simonsen77 is that the cross bike you wanted to loan me for the rest of the season?
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    MattMatt Member, Administrator
    @simonsen77

    1) Clean the bike
    2) Install/Align tire logos and tube valves (for clinchers)
    3) Flat saddle
    4) Slam stem (flat or negative rise only)
    5) Remove saddle bag, bottles, computer (but ok to keep the cages, computer holder, etc.)
    6) Chain in the big ring + smallest cog 0.5
    7) Drive-side only
    8) Drive-side crank either at 3 o'clock (horizontal) or in line with your chainstay
    9) Valves at 6 o'clock (pointing up) or hidden between fork/seatstays
    10) Hide skewers
    Bonus: Bartape matches bottle cages and frame decals +0.5

    8/10 (should be 0 for bench, but that's negated by the beach)
    AaronWebsteyTad_MachrowiczGasBombEvansimonsen77Capen
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    AaronWebsteyAaronWebstey Administrator, TRS/Baucco Team Member
    @Matt , please add KOBP* to your signature. And continue.

    *Bike Photos
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    M_WareM_Ware Member, Level 2 Supporter
    Here is Sexy RXC in the wild. No murals on the farm, no vans, or beaches, either.


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    KenElPescadoPeladoKenElPescadoPelado Member, TRS/Baucco Team Member
    @M Ware we've got some handy guys around here who could probably get that other frame back on the road for you.
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    EvanEvan Member, TRS/Baucco Team Member
    @Matt is gonna have a field day with this one - can't even see the big chainring on the daisy pic...
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    AaronWebsteyAaronWebstey Administrator, TRS/Baucco Team Member
    I am the worst at this. I just thought "ooh, pretty flowers!".
    GasBombMattsimonsen77EvanKenElPescadoPeladoM_Warekjrunnin
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    MattMatt Member, Administrator
    @M Ware

    1) Clean the bike
    2) Install/Align tire logos and tube valves (for clinchers) Unclear
    3) Flat saddle
    4) Slam stem (flat or negative rise only)
    5) Remove saddle bag, bottles, computer (but ok to keep the cages, computer holder, etc.) WTF is that bag
    6) Chain in the big ring + smallest cog Close enough, 0.5
    7) Drive-side only
    8) Drive-side crank either at 3 o'clock (horizontal) or in line with your chainstay
    9) Valves at 6 o'clock (pointing up) or hidden between fork/seatstays
    10) Hide skewers


    7.5/10 (should have a bigger deduction for the luggage, but "Rusty" makes up for it)

    Assume that the 2nd picture didn't load correctly in my browser.
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    ItsShugItsShug Member, Administrator, TRS/Baucco Team Member
    You know if you would have started a bikes against a barn thread, Jordan Rapp might have joined the forum.
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