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Old 08-01-08, 07:12 PM
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needs work i made it into a single speed new tires,tubes,seat and bar tape still needs work but rides fine for now
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Old 08-05-08, 07:42 AM
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replaced teh fuji team SL frameset last week with...

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Old 08-12-08, 01:55 PM
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Old 08-12-08, 08:39 PM
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Old 08-13-08, 03:49 PM
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You all make me sick with your beautiful roadbikes... Especially you with multiple! Makes me feel like a charity case the way I'm drooling.
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Old 08-13-08, 05:40 PM
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Business -2008 Swobo Dixon


Pleasure 2007 Jamis Quest
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Old 08-16-08, 11:23 PM
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Business -2008 Swobo Dixon

Dude...I like this a LOT! I really need a beater too.
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Old 08-16-08, 11:30 PM
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How do you like your CX? I have the white carbon-rail version.
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Old 08-17-08, 07:54 PM
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Old 08-17-08, 09:28 PM
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damn all these bikes are pretty rad
i'm jealous...

what happened Go Fast?
that really sucks, sorry to hear



I just started
here's my bike (my first road bike)
i just picked it up last thursday









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Old 08-17-08, 10:36 PM
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And yet again, Gretz moves into the slot and scores!
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Old 08-18-08, 02:57 PM
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This is what I'm currently testing out. It's the first road bike I've ridden, I've been BMX and MTB all growing up.

A friend of mine is having me try this one out and so far I'm pretty pleased. (Except for the fact that it has the name Raleigh on it 22 times. No I'm not joking.)

2008 Raleigh Prestige
It's full carbon with Easton bars, stem, fork and seatpost, mavic wheels, and Ultegra/Dura-Ace components.



I'm also going to try out the Giant OCR C2 and see if that's any better. Otherwise this will be my bike

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Old 08-18-08, 09:50 PM
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Old 08-18-08, 11:10 PM
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Originally Posted by umd View Post
How do you like your CX? I have the white carbon-rail version.
Actually it's great. I had the normal version and Hated it, but for some reason this one seems to work. Still not as nice as the aliante, but I can't race that one because their is no room to move around on it.
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Old 08-22-08, 03:24 PM
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Just finished building her the other day. Seems to ride okay. I'm not too sure of the Easton wheel set. They get really flexy above 40mph. It's my first wheels set that's under 1500 grams, so maybe that's normal for a wheel set of that weight. Got it just a hair over 16 lbs.




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Old 08-22-08, 03:28 PM
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^^^ Why so heavy?
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Old 08-22-08, 07:48 PM
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^^^ Why so heavy?

I put some lead fishing weights into the seat tube for stability. Seems to be working.
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Old 08-22-08, 07:51 PM
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^^^ Why so heavy?
16lbs is "heavy"?
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Old 08-22-08, 08:16 PM
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Originally Posted by *WildHare* View Post
16lbs is "heavy"?
That bike looks like it should be a lot lighter, that's all. I just don't see what's on it that would make it that heavy...
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Old 08-22-08, 08:33 PM
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That bike looks like it should be a lot lighter, that's all. I just don't see what's on it that would make it that heavy...
It's all those spacers under the stem.
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Old 08-22-08, 08:46 PM
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Originally Posted by urbanknight View Post
It's all those spacers under the stem.
You nailed it UK That has to be why it's such a porker...

UMD, just out of curiosity, what are you used to to riding weight wise? Anything sub 20 is pretty light to me having come from MTB's....
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Old 08-22-08, 08:51 PM
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I believe he can't actually state his racing bike's weight for legal reasons.
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I believe he can't actually state his racing bike's weight for legal reasons.
Not trying to peck a fight, the question comes out of genuine curiosity. Took a bit of coin to get my SS down to 16lbs give or take...
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Originally Posted by *WildHare* View Post
You nailed it UK That has to be why it's such a porker...

UMD, just out of curiosity, what are you used to to riding weight wise? Anything sub 20 is pretty light to me having come from MTB's....
Fancy carbon frame, lightish wheels, SRAM Force, Fizik K1 saddle... I think its mainly the saddle that is throwing me off. A saddle like that is usually only seen on really lightweight builds.

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I believe he can't actually state his racing bike's weight for legal reasons.
My old bike, a 2005 TCR with Force, Ksyriums, and nothing particularly lightweight is 16.5. My Tarmac is... considerably less.
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My old bike, a 2005 TCR with Force, Ksyriums, and nothing particularly lightweight is 16.5. My Tarmac is... considerably less.
Damn you top secret guys and all your secrets!!! Oh well...I'll just continue to throw money away and hope that someday my bike will also weigh...considerably less
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