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    Default RKP does carbon clinchers

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    Padraig, in one of his better columns in a while takes Reynolds Wheels (and Mr Lew) to task over (their) carbon clinchers.

    Carbon Clinchers

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    Default Re: RKP does carbon clinchers

    Who cares what those circle jerk geezers have to say: road discs.
    "Old and standing in the way of progress"

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    Default Re: RKP does carbon clinchers

    Quote Originally Posted by jitahs View Post
    Who cares what those circle jerk geezers have to say: road discs.
    road discs?
    you're as stupid as my Oakleys
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    Default Re: RKP does carbon clinchers

    Quote Originally Posted by Chance Legstrong View Post
    road discs?
    you're as stupid as my Oakleys
    It's only a matter of time, mister Middle of the Road I'll Ride What The Sponsors Give Me So I'm Part of the PROBLEM. Oh wait, they're all over the place now.

    You better make sure you have funds for that bet you're going to lose to pooch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jitahs View Post
    Who cares what those circle jerk geezers have to say: road discs.
    +1000
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    Quote Originally Posted by jitahs View Post
    It's only a matter of time, mister Middle of the Road I'll Ride What The Sponsors Give Me So I'm Part of the PROBLEM. Oh wait, they're all over the place now.

    You better make sure you have funds for that bet you're going to lose to pooch.
    wait...i had something for this
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    Default Re: RKP does carbon clinchers

    BTW this topic is so 2009 -- swoop et. al. melting their stupid early adopter selves into the tarmac. What a bunch of maroons.

    Padraig needs to pull his head out of his ass every once in awhile.
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    Default Re: RKP does carbon clinchers

    #teamroaddiscs

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    #teamspdsandals
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    Default Re: RKP does carbon clinchers

    They have their place (the sandals)

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    Default Re: RKP does carbon clinchers

    Quote Originally Posted by lukasz View Post
    They have their place (the sandals)
    so do disc brakes as with sandals, not on road bikes.
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    Default Re: RKP does carbon clinchers

    Dear Click & Clack,

    I hate the squeal of disc brakes, so I put drum brakes on my
    new Corvette, will I be OK on the Nurburgring at 185 mph ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chance Legstrong View Post
    so do disc brakes as with sandals, not on road bikes.
    Y'all in Kansass get some mountains yet?
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    Default Re: RKP does carbon clinchers

    Quote Originally Posted by Chance Legstrong View Post
    so do disc brakes as with sandals, not on road bikes.
    Hater.


    From here: 2013 Specialized Road, Cyclocross, Women’s & Commuter Bikes – Roubaix Disc! - Bike Rumor I think it even has carbon clinchers.

    Be sure and check out that sweet suspension seatpost *facepalm*
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    Default Re: RKP does carbon clinchers

    Quote Originally Posted by jitahs View Post
    Y'all in Kansass get some mountains yet?
    Hey Cali y'all go bankrupt yet?
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    Default Re: RKP does carbon clinchers

    Quote Originally Posted by dgaddis View Post
    Hater.


    From here: 2013 Specialized Road, Cyclocross, Women’s & Commuter Bikes – Roubaix Disc! - Bike Rumor I think it even has carbon clinchers.

    Be sure and check out that sweet suspension seatpost *facepalm*
    I've had lanced saddle sores look better than that
    at least the stem is level
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    Default Re: RKP does carbon clinchers

    Quote Originally Posted by Chance Legstrong View Post
    Hey Cali y'all go bankrupt yet?
    NE part of state is full of unused mountains. Sell you a couple cheap, both hors categorie.

    Twisty nasty, make Rolland wet his pants.

    "Hey this disc shit is great!" -- you after the check clears.
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    Default Re: RKP does carbon clinchers

    Could read: "Carbon Clinchers do RKP"

    or...always bring the right tool for the job, kids.

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    Default Re: RKP does carbon clinchers

    Very informative article.... What ever your point of view....

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    Default Re: RKP does carbon clinchers

    Quote Originally Posted by Chance Legstrong View Post
    Hey Cali y'all go bankrupt yet?
    Will Sam Brownback be the last road disc brake adopter; I think he may be a sidepull evangelical . :-)
    Start slow, then taper off.

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