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Bullet Proof; It Looks Presidential

Old 02-12-19, 05:10 PM
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Why does your mountain bike have drop bars ?
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Old 02-12-19, 08:43 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Great comments so far.

I will add...It does look presidential...in an Abraham Lincoln murdered out sort of way.
Winner!
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Old 02-12-19, 08:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Teamprovicycle View Post
Why does your mountain bike have drop bars ?
John Tomac??? Ever heard of him, he one a couple races here and there and something called the MTB Hall of Fame inducted him in 1991 but those are old grampa years. Basically he rode a Moun-tain bike with drop bars and was pretty damn good at it.

Now we have bikes like the Salsa Fargo and Moots Baxter which have clearances for wider MTB tires and drop bars and can even run suspension. This bike sadly is not a mountain bike in the slightest it is a gravel bike but lacks clearance for tires and thanks to the proprietary D-fuse seatpost you cannot run any droppers (unless Giant makes a D-fuse dropper now) and with the whacky headset front end area they call Overdrive (and also the fact it isn't designed for it) you cannot run a suspension fork (you could if one would fit but then you run into geometry problems). However the bike was not designed as a mountain bike it was designed as a bike that can handle mixed surfaces and have a lot more clearance than a traditional road bike and a different geo from a traditional cross bike.
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Old 02-12-19, 11:36 PM
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Is that a comfort gravel bike?
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Old 02-13-19, 02:55 AM
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Originally Posted by TimothyH View Post
I actually wore all black the other day and kinda liked it.


-Tim-
You should move to Paris. On the French Metro the other day, the only thing that wasn't black was my bright red waterproof. Naturally I took it off so people could see I was wearing a black suit underneath.
Black is the fashion colour, and has been for many years - I always remember those lines the Crowded House song, which sums it up neatly, "There Goes God".

I would quote the lines, but don't want to risk offending people.
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Old 02-13-19, 03:53 AM
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Is the bike manufacturer trying to save the colors of the rainbow? Is the rainbow low on colors?
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Old 02-13-19, 06:40 AM
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Not tweeting enough lies to look presidential.
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Old 02-13-19, 08:40 AM
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Originally Posted by TimothyH View Post
I actually wore all black the other day and kinda liked it.


-Tim-
I am also going through the "black phase" of my life. Never had one when I was younger.
I got an all black bike too. All black, then a neon yellow Nike shoes on some days so all you see is my yellow bright shoe when cycling.
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Old 02-13-19, 08:51 AM
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wore all black to a speed-dating event 'bout 8 yrs ago. dress shirt (tucked in), no tie, no jacket, dress slacks, shiny shoes & belt after seeing Patrick Warburton on Rules of Engagement do it. I had several matches that night ...
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Old 02-13-19, 09:25 AM
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Goth bike? Wears all black and doesn't easily fit into popular categories.
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Old 02-13-19, 09:44 AM
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Originally Posted by TimothyH View Post
I actually wore all black the other day and kinda liked it.
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Looks good on good looking people.




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Old 02-13-19, 09:58 AM
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Needs sparkle handlebar streamers for the finishing touch.
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Old 02-13-19, 10:40 AM
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Can't even tell what brand and model it is (from the picture alone). Way too black for me, personally, but to each his own.
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Old 02-21-19, 02:16 PM
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Needs a black KMC chain
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Old 02-21-19, 02:32 PM
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Silver chain, brake rotors, and cassette? Try again!
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Old 02-22-19, 04:35 AM
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Looks like a Vegas cop bike.
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Old 02-22-19, 05:47 AM
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Originally Posted by BirdsBikeBinocs View Post
Giant Revolt Advanced 0....
So, are you loving it? How's the ride?
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Old 02-22-19, 09:18 AM
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I think this is funny ...... No where in my post did I say I own the bike. I wish I did but, I don't. I posted it up because it looks presidential. Bullet proof. And that's that.
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Old 02-22-19, 09:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Phil_gretz View Post
I'm unclear on what the design is intended to do. What is this bike for?
It's a Giant Revolt Advanced 0. It's a gravel bike. $3600.
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Old 02-22-19, 09:37 AM
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Clean gravel bikes are ugly.

Go install some dirt or mud or dust on it and take a proper photo of it in it's natural habitat.


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Old 02-22-19, 10:40 AM
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The front rotor is invisible.
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The front rotor is invisible.
Time for an eye exam.
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Old 02-22-19, 12:23 PM
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Presidential = 243 pounds?

or more accurately 342.
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