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Posted: Oct 22, 2013 at 11:43 Quote
Fireman
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Posted: Oct 22, 2013 at 11:45 Quote
Do I have to make my siren noises with my mouth?

Posted: Oct 22, 2013 at 11:55 Quote
math-05stp wrote:
colored ti spring

dudeeeeee, yesssssss. i will be buying one ASAP
http://www.ti-springs.com/Coloured_Ti_Spring/p1892585_11016274.aspx

Posted: Oct 22, 2013 at 12:07 Quote
Charge262 wrote:
Colouring titanium is achieved by passing electric current through it, not ano.
false.

coloring of titanium is done by passing a current through it while it's in a bath of some chemical (i cant remember what) it creates an oxide layer on the metal which is what gives it color. the color you get is dependent on the voltage applied.


it is LITERALLY anodizing.

Posted: Oct 22, 2013 at 12:09 Quote
$241 usd for pretty colors, and $160 for regular spring.. i dont think the gold is worth the xtra 80 bones, it just ano'd.. dont see why its so much more spensive.

Posted: Oct 22, 2013 at 15:04 Quote

76cm ti frame made for an Aussie giant.

Posted: Oct 22, 2013 at 15:20 Quote
badbadleroybrown wrote:
I would so like to see someone rolling along at like 25mph and have that support harness just snap. Epic crash would be epic!
any little bump and it just yanks on your nuts

Posted: Oct 22, 2013 at 15:20 Quote
Quinn-39 wrote:

76cm ti frame made for an Aussie giant.

Eek that's crazy. How tall is the rider

Posted: Oct 22, 2013 at 16:33 Quote
Fount a cool site about old rear mechs today through browsing the web

1931
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you know the rest, these are some of the weirdest and my favourites pretty cool eh ?

Posted: Oct 22, 2013 at 16:36 Quote
1982. The year of the penis. They even made it pink!!

Posted: Oct 22, 2013 at 21:35 Quote
Hermit185 wrote:
badbadleroybrown wrote:
I would so like to see someone rolling along at like 25mph and have that support harness just snap. Epic crash would be epic!
any little bump and it just yanks on your nuts

Teaches you to take the smoother lines. Just like a hardtail.

Posted: Oct 22, 2013 at 23:21 Quote
Nobble wrote:
Charge262 wrote:
Colouring titanium is achieved by passing electric current through it, not ano.
false.

coloring of titanium is done by passing a current through it while it's in a bath of some chemical (i cant remember what) it creates an oxide layer on the metal which is what gives it color. the color you get is dependent on the voltage applied.


it is LITERALLY anodizing.

you can anno ti with coke and a 9v battery. Pop Sci had something about it YEARS ago.

Posted: Oct 23, 2013 at 3:17 Quote
NorCalNomad wrote:
Nobble wrote:
Charge262 wrote:
Colouring titanium is achieved by passing electric current through it, not ano.
false.

coloring of titanium is done by passing a current through it while it's in a bath of some chemical (i cant remember what) it creates an oxide layer on the metal which is what gives it color. the color you get is dependent on the voltage applied.


it is LITERALLY anodizing.

you can anno ti with coke and a 9v battery. Pop Sci had something about it YEARS ago.

Really? I'm guessing you just use a couple of wires at either end of the component and submerge it?

May have to try this.... Razz

Posted: Oct 23, 2013 at 3:27 Quote
1975, Suntour with slant paralelogram, they've made it first Wink




...before Superbe there was Cyclone. Notice the interesting cable routing


 
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