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Old 04-02-20, 11:59 AM
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No thanks. I know what the Habanero needs. It needs a SRAM Force ETap AXS drivetrain.
So do it up! No better time than the pre- ...oh wait.
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Old 04-02-20, 12:00 PM
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I know! I like that frame. But is there a custom's charge plus shipping? I've only bought stuff like groupsets or less from UK.
Oh, yeah, there should be. Anything over $800 USD is subject. I think that some things still sneak through, but a box big enough for a bike might raise some flags.
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i'm drooling over whyfi's and slowgo's cervelos, and now you guys are pushing titanium.
ikr?
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Indeed, I made the mistake of clicking on that No. 22 link posted up yesterday. For about 2 minutes a shopping cart with an $8,000+ bike in it. And I am neither an old man nor a dentist.
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Wood, Jerry. Wood is good!
Bamboo is true!
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Originally Posted by Jack Tone View Post
I'm drooling over Whyfi's and Slowgo's Cervelos, and now you guys are pushing titanium. I just got this email from Ribble who have a new ti model. Looks very interesting and pretty reasonable!

https://www.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribbl...Mailing%20List
The answer is to have one of each.
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Originally Posted by Jack Tone View Post
I'm drooling over Whyfi's and Slowgo's Cervelos, and now you guys are pushing titanium. I just got this email from Ribble who have a new ti model. Looks very interesting and pretty reasonable!

https://www.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribbl...Mailing%20List
And even though they call it “endurance” geometry, stack and reach are within mms of my old S1.

Hrm...
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Originally Posted by Jadesfire View Post
Indeed, I made the mistake of clicking on that No. 22 link posted up yesterday. For about 2 minutes a shopping cart with an $8,000+ bike in it. And I am neither an old man nor a dentist.

Same. I have the old part down, but pulling the trigger on 8K worth of bike, is not an easy thing to do.
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Old 04-02-20, 12:26 PM
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In other news, I'm now getting spam offers to buy face masks. Does that move the needle, WhyFi ?
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Old 04-02-20, 12:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Jack Tone View Post
I'm drooling over Whyfi's and Slowgo's Cervelos, and now you guys are pushing titanium. I just got this email from Ribble who have a new ti model. Looks very interesting and pretty reasonable!

https://www.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribbl...Mailing%20List
You've probably seen the Cervelo closeout deals at Excel. There's usually some wiggle room there too. I'd buy one of those before ti.
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The answer is to have one of each.
^^ The voice of experience, people.
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Originally Posted by LAJ View Post
Same. I have the old part down, but pulling the trigger on 8K worth of bike, is not an easy thing to do.
I'd rather be old. Oops, did I say that out loud?
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha View Post
The answer is to have one of each.
Let me run that by my wife...….
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Let me run that by my wife...….
When I told mine about that demo R5 Disc at Excel, asked "well do you want it?".
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Well now it makes sense. I was posting in a closed thread. Nevermind.
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Hi! What's this thread about?
Freddy Fenders.
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Originally Posted by sbxx1985 View Post
You've probably seen the Cervelo closeout deals at Excel. There's usually some wiggle room there too. I'd buy one of those before ti.
yeah, the excel orange one! My wife has already given up fighting on that one. Thanks for the enabling
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug View Post
When I told mine about that demo R5 Disc at Excel, asked "well do you want it?".
What fun is that?
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In other news, I'm now getting spam offers to buy face masks. Does that move the needle, WhyFi ?
Are they fashionable?
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What's the skinny on HRV? I downloaded an app, paired with my HRM, did a few readings and got some figures (44bpm, 65hrv). Now what?
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Are they fashionable?
I didn't exactly let it load images or click through.
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Can we ask for an updated photo?
Ask and you shall receive.


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I'm having second thoughts about buying a carbon bike after clicking on the 2008 Specialize thread. I learned that carbon is not recommended because it breaks after being hit by several busses.
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So, R7020 levers, Praxis crankset, hammered fenders...


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I didn't exactly let it load images or click through.
What fun is that?
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