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    Miami Vice in Syndication -- Robbie, are you out there?

    This is now the fourth Miami Vice Centurion that has been placed under my care. Afficionados will understand the obsession over these gold and fuschia bikes.

    Robbie and I recently did a very successful and friendly frame trade, me up one size, him down one, and now have bikes that fit. For you, an exclusive on location photo spread.

    Here it is, along with my larger model.














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    That's an ACE, Robert.

    Thanks to you, it's great having one that fits.....The wheels needed a home.
    Your turn, trekkiller....., and I know there's at least 10 more in this forum.



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    Last edited by RobbieTunes; 09-26-11 at 08:09 AM.

    Robbie ♪♫♪...☻

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    Robbie, it looks marvelous! What bar tape are you using? I used tape off of a previous incarnation, but need to order the Deda Bright Ocrhe Yellow, which seems to be falling in short supply. I'd like to find a washable yellow that worked. Cork yellow goes gray fast.

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    The new Bontrager Gel. I was in the same boat on the 58cm, had Bontrager cork and it faded fast.
    Yours looks faster. I think you really nailed it with the 58cm. Jerseys would be cool.

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    LOL, yes, jerseys, with Don Johnson, or, better yet, his totally hot ex wife.

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    It's uncanny how well those Vento decals blend with the frame color.

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    I need to cross post this pic in the ones I regret selling thread.
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    This thread makes my eyes hurt.
    "Where you come from is gone;
    where you are headed weren't never there;
    and where you are ain't no good unless you can get away from it."

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    Sorry Robbie, I couldn't get through that video. Is that what you kids call music? It's just noise. Early Phil Collins on the other hand...

    Oh, and the bikes are just lovely.
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    Another John Hiatt fan. He doesn't strike me a the cycling type, though his wardrobe choices could indicate such.

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    Quote Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
    Another John Hiatt fan. He doesn't strike me a the cycling type, though his wardrobe choices could indicate such.
    He's here on 10/24. I'm gonna get good and grumpy that night.

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    Don&Ray1988Expertb.jpg RFC1987a.jpg Valentinodel87Expert1.jpg robtown87.jpg Top50687Expert.jpg

    I sincerely apologize for getting this thread off topic and into music.

    I distinctly remembered that photo of robtown's MV Ironman. It also looks fast just sitting still.
    I know there are more. I've yet to see one done exactly in the OEM colors.

    I've been to group rides where there were two Ironman bikes, even one with two of the Equipes.

    It would be funtastic to go to a group ride and see 2 or 3 of these icons....
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    Quote Originally Posted by RFC View Post
    LOL, yes, jerseys, with Don Johnson, or, better yet, his totally hot ex wife.
    Not sure if you meant his ex on the show (Anette O'Toole) or Melanie Griffith.

    The vacuuming scene in Working Girl is wrong on so many levels that i think it's brilliant.
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    Quote Originally Posted by due ruote View Post
    Am I the only one who likes 1980's synth music, but can't stand Jan Hammer's work at all? I never thought any of his music fit Miami Vice. Ditto for Hammer's Knight Rider 2000 score - a depressing theme for a depressing made-for-TV movie.

    -Kurt

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    What stem is that, RFC?
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    I couldn't watch all the video either but... I guess it's possible that Sonny Crocket is the father of Doogie Howser. He may have slept with his ex wife Caroline Crockett and she got married to Mr. Howser while expecting. Strange huh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by realestvin7 View Post
    What stem is that, RFC?
    I'm not sure. It is not clearly marked and came off of a '92 Giant CADEX. For some reason, I decided I preferred that look on this build as opposed to the stock Nitto.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RFC View Post
    I'm not sure. It is not clearly marked and came off of a '92 Giant CADEX. For some reason, I decided I preferred that look on this build as opposed to the stock Nitto.
    Got a closeup?
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    Quote Originally Posted by realestvin7 View Post
    Got a closeup?
    No, but I will snap one later.

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    Quote Originally Posted by realestvin7 View Post
    What stem is that, RFC?
    BTW, it has a symbol on it that looks like a stylized "nL"

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    Quote Originally Posted by cudak888 View Post
    Am I the only one who likes 1980's synth music, but can't stand Jan Hammer's work at all? I never thought any of his music fit Miami Vice. Ditto for Hammer's Knight Rider 2000 score - a depressing theme for a depressing made-for-TV movie.

    -Kurt
    Well, I never watched much Miami Vice to be honest, and I haven't seen that movie. I did like him with the Mahavishnu Orchestra though, and I liked what he did with Jeff Beck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RFC View Post


    What rims are those?

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