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C&V it may not be, but this Vitus that visited my LBS is an interesting bike.

Old 08-02-11, 12:52 PM
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C&V it may not be, but this Vitus that visited my LBS is an interesting bike.

I thought of Mr. Tunes when I saw this and I figured Chombi would dig it. Apparently a 1992 Vitus ZX1. Sure is a clean machine. I'm not sure why, but I sort of find it attractive. Don't tell my other bikes.



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Old 08-02-11, 12:54 PM
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Cool bike...those were in the Peugeot catalogs as well.
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Looks pretty cool. How does he pedal it?
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Originally Posted by mkeller234 View Post
Looks pretty cool. How does he pedal it?
You are so sexist, man. It's the lady's bike. I gather she had just recently acquired it and brought it to the shop to have the seat post made shorter.
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Originally Posted by ColonelJLloyd View Post
You are so sexist, man. It's the lady's bike. I gather she had just recently acquired it and brought it to the shop to have the seat post made shorter.
Oh, that's embarrassing! She even has her hand on the bike.... that should have been a pretty strong indicator!

I did actually assume that it was either just purchased or had a service of some sort because it is really, really clean. I was mostly joking about the pedals.
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I was mostly joking about the pedals.
I caught it. I just chose not to let you get away with it. That joke is as fresh as "fork's bent". You are better than that, man!
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Yeah, nevermind, posted in the wrong thread.
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Pretty cool in a "Yeah, but I'd never want one" sort of a way.

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...and WHAT is that all-chrome rando beast on Vic's home page? Might tasty. And it looks like it's even my size.

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Originally Posted by bobbycorno View Post
...and WHAT is that all-chrome rando beast on Vic's home page? Might tasty. And it looks like it's even my size.

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That's mine. Version 1.0. Version 2.0 is nearly finished (waiting on a piece from my machine shop). I think you'll like the new configuration just as much. Anytime you're in Louisville don't bother bringing a bike, you're welcome to ride any of mine.
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Originally Posted by bobbycorno View Post
...and WHAT is that all-chrome rando beast on Vic's home page? Might tasty. And it looks like it's even my size.
Just some Yokel with a thing for Chrome

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aw man he beat me to the punch!
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Yes! sooo cool, Like it better than Trek's "foil" version.
But I'll never be fast enough to totally look good riding it...but still would be a nice add to a classic Vitus collection!
One of these was on sale at eBay just about a week ago, but just to broke these days to even think about bidding on it.
Thanks for posting this Colonel!

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I caught it. I just chose not to let you get away with it. That joke is as fresh as "fork's bent". You are better than that, man!
Haha, I wouldn't be so sure! You mean you don't laugh at the bent fork joke everytime??

On topic: I like the head badge decal way better than the rest of the graphics.
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but back to the question how does she pedal it?

it is sort of nice looking, I think the graphics really make it work.
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Originally Posted by Chombi View Post
Yes! sooo cool, Like it better than Trek's "foil" version.
But I'll never be fast enough to totally look good riding it...but still would be a nice add to a classic Vitus collection!
One of these was on sale at eBay just about a week ago, but just to broke these days to even think about bidding on it.
Thanks for posting this Colonel!

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Oooh, digging it!
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That would look cool with white Hetres. Maybe.

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I liiiiiiiiike it !



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