Cyclocross - Check out my new bike...
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12-25-05, 04:10 PM
:) Even though I don't post much here...I've gained so much knowledge from you guys and I just wanted to share some pics of my new bike:
I tried to go for the all black look.
-Crosscheck frame (60cm)
-105 9 speed group (black)
-Cane Creek brakes
-Ritchey comp stem
-salsa bell lap bar
-Brooks B17 champion special
-Mavic Open Pro's (black, 32 spokes), black spokes, black 105 hubs
what do you guys think?
12-25-05, 04:15 PM
That bike is absolutely gorgeous! What a great bike!
I am so glad you posted it because I was looking to get a cross check and was thinking about the color. Thats one of the few I have seen in the color black.
12-25-05, 04:17 PM
Yeah, the green is beautiful too, but everyone and there dog has a green one so I went with black.
12-27-05, 08:02 AM
:) I tried to go for the all black look.
I'd say you nailed it.
yeahhh, SURLY + RITCHEY = CYCLOCROSS machine
01-04-06, 04:01 PM
What's the difference with the Brooks B17 Champion Special? I'm shopping for my preferred brooks saddle right now. Thanks.
01-04-06, 06:58 PM
You need black chainrings up front tho!
01-04-06, 09:56 PM
the champion special has brass rivets...they are supposed to not dig into you as much.
01-04-06, 09:59 PM
Yeah, I was thinking about switching to a compact road set up...so I will definetly try to find some black chainrings :D
Man, that looks so much like my road bike its eerie - mine's a black Surly Pacer, [black] Ritchey Pro seatpost and stem, black Brooks B17N, lil' bit a silver on the rims... made me do a double-take.
01-06-06, 10:17 PM
Needs more T.R parts.....maybe a T.R SwissCross frame...
Kidding, they are pink and f'ugly.
Nice bike. And I liked the S.C.C bike I saw in town yesterday, looked solid.
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