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Old 07-24-15, 10:07 AM
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Originally Posted by TakingMyTime View Post
Trek ALR6 or Cannondale CAAD12
Good choices! Which one do you think is a better aluminum frame and has a more comfortable ride? Would be nice to test both of these. I suppose Cannondale is the company everyone relates the best aluminum too but maybe Trek did something special with the ALR. The ALR6 definitely looks better. the Cannondale is smothered in prints and logos.
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Old 07-24-15, 10:37 AM
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2001 Civic, Project One Emonda. You have your priorities straight, sir!
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Old 07-24-15, 11:36 AM
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Originally Posted by oldnslow2 View Post
Oh, I know. I broke that rule when I had to get rid of my '99 Accord last year The AT finally gave up the ghost. Dealer gave me $750 for it, so at the time it was definitely worth less than my Madone.
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Old 07-24-15, 12:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Dan333SP View Post
Oh, I know. I broke that rule when I had to get rid of my '99 Accord last year The AT finally gave up the ghost. Dealer gave me $750 for it, so at the time it was definitely worth less than my Madone.
I had a 99 Accord (green) that the AT failed at 265,000. I sold it for $700 in 90 minutes after listing it on CL.

My Civic is on it's last cylinder and i'm thinking about a new Subaru. Actually I should of bought the car first instead of the bike.... but then I wouldn't be the "kewl" guy on the road.
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Old 07-24-15, 01:40 PM
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Wow 265,000 miles on a car!!!

So far I have a 6 year old car with only 29,000 miles. I think it will rot out long before it wears out. I might have some extra cheddar then for a second bike! Even if I drove 5,000 miles a year and the car would last to 265,000 miles, I could potentially have the car for over 53 years!!
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Old 07-24-15, 04:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Fly2High View Post
Wow 265,000 miles on a car!!!

So far I have a 6 year old car with only 29,000 miles. I think it will rot out long before it wears out. I might have some extra cheddar then for a second bike! Even if I drove 5,000 miles a year and the car would last to 265,000 miles, I could potentially have the car for over 53 years!!
I have 300K miles on my full-size van.

Ironically, I don't drive much either...it had 240K on it when I bought it 14 years ago!
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Old 07-24-15, 08:59 PM
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I'm going down tomorrow to put my deposit on a Emonda SLR frameset. My palms are sweating just thinking about writing that check!
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Old 07-24-15, 09:30 PM
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Either a 2013 Roubaix Expert or a 2014 Defy Advanced 1.
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Originally Posted by cthenn View Post
I'm going down tomorrow to put my deposit on a Emonda SLR frameset. My palms are sweating just thinking about writing that check!
That's a good sign! May I be the first to congratulate you on your new bike.
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Knowing me... next complete bike will be a Yamaha R1. Mmmmmmmm... my next bicycle will be built up.
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R1 is nice, got to have the head to ride it. Not me. I'd crash. Not that that's the worst thing that could happen. Imagine a supercharged R1.
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Old 07-25-15, 09:43 AM
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Originally Posted by exime View Post
Good choices! Which one do you think is a better aluminum frame and has a more comfortable ride? Would be nice to test both of these. I suppose Cannondale is the company everyone relates the best aluminum too but maybe Trek did something special with the ALR. The ALR6 definitely looks better. the Cannondale is smothered in prints and logos.
I'm going to wait until they both become available and then get several test rides in before getting too serious. Personaly, I like Aluminum bikes. I'm not a carbon bike kind of guy.
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Old 07-25-15, 10:22 AM
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Originally Posted by cale View Post
R1 is nice, got to have the head to ride it. Not me. I'd crash. Not that that's the worst thing that could happen. Imagine a supercharged R1.
I just crashed the supercharged R1 in my mind on a clover highway interchange @ 90mph
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Old 07-25-15, 04:13 PM
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Originally Posted by TakingMyTime View Post
Trek ALR6 or Cannondale CAAD12
I'd be afraid of a dent from a flick with a CAAD >= 10! CAAD 10's are notorious with mechanics for dents from even mounting on the stand from the seat-tube.
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Old 07-26-15, 01:30 AM
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A Stelbel Rodano from this range, subject to a bit of due diligence:

Stelbel - Handcrafted bicycle frames since 1973
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