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Old 06-22-20, 08:09 PM
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I'm back!

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After 20+ years away this is my new ride. Ultegra and Dura-Ace...very light and stiff! Can't wait to take her out!

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Old 06-23-20, 05:37 AM
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Cool classic Cannondale!
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Old 06-23-20, 05:42 AM
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Might want to slap on some pedals.
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Old 06-23-20, 05:45 AM
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And correct the seat height while you're at it
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Old 06-23-20, 11:02 AM
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Originally Posted by shelbyfv View Post
And correct the seat height while you're at it
I am so hoping that seat height is not the proper height for him.
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Old 06-23-20, 12:06 PM
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I had no idea this fine site is 20+ yrs old......but welcome back!
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Old 06-23-20, 02:52 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
I am so hoping that seat height is not the proper height for him.
Either:
A. Short legs, very long torso?
B. Back after 20 years - time trial position?
C. A French Cannondale and fit accordingly?
D. A first bike back, likely to be changed within 1 season if the sport sticks.
E. Has yet to learn the position in which to Spin?
F. Prefers a possible nut buster standover?
G. If none of the above, likely the sport won't stick
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Old 06-23-20, 04:19 PM
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Maybe they slammed the saddle for shipping?
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The R1000 was a top model - what a way to come back!

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Don't let the fit comments come across as harsh. Getting a good fit for the way you roll is important.
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Nice bike I want one
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Old 06-23-20, 10:58 PM
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I haven't made final adjustments yet, this is just a basic assembly so far. My seat height might not end up where some of you want it but it'll be where is ought to be
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Originally Posted by CyFan4036 View Post
I haven't made final adjustments yet, this is just a basic assembly so far. My seat height might not end up where some of you want it but it'll be where is ought to be
Let us know how you like it once you get some miles in.
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Old 06-24-20, 09:34 AM
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Originally Posted by big john View Post
Let us know how you like it once you get some miles in.
I'm going to start with some easy rides to get back into shape a bit but I used to own a CAAD 3 R600 and I put thousands of miles on her all over the world so I kind of know what to expect. It's just been so long!
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Just took her out for a thirty mile ride and she is fabulous! Very responsive and eager to go! Shifts are crisp, handling is precise. I can't wait until I'm fit enough to go for some serious rides! I don't think it'll be long. On a side note, the bike paths in central Iowa are an amazing asset to this community. Miles and miles of great quality trails to ride with such nice and considerate people!
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Old 06-25-20, 07:11 PM
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Hot stuff...enjoy yourself!
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Cool bike, and have fun!
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