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    Out fishing with Annie on his lap, a cigar in one hand and a ginger ale in the other, watching the sunset. Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Black Beauty....Finally completely set up, well, except for the computer :(

    Well, here she is, more or less road ready for endurance riding.



    I moved the video camera and strapped a light in.





    and the full effect. Once the snow breaks, I'll have the stereotypical garage door photo, with the cranks just so.



    and how well the lighting works



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    An egg beater man Eh? Great looking bike my friend!

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    Out fishing with Annie on his lap, a cigar in one hand and a ginger ale in the other, watching the sunset. Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Yeppers, an egg beater man

    You can walk better in Mountain Shoes off the bike.
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    Sweet ride

    Please let us know how the eggbeaters go. There've been a few reports of poor bearings and cages breaking under normal use. That said, many people have no problems with theirs.
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    Don't run red lights, wear a helmet, use hand signals, get some cycle lights(front and rear) and, FFS, don't run red lights!

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    Out fishing with Annie on his lap, a cigar in one hand and a ginger ale in the other, watching the sunset. Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Yeah, but egg beaters are also fully rebuildable if you have an issue. There's a rebuild kit. , unlike Schimano.....hmmm, kinda like Campagnolo

    Quote Originally Posted by markhr View Post
    Sweet ride

    Please let us know how the eggbeaters go. There've been a few reports of poor bearings and cages breaking under normal use. That said, many people have no problems with theirs.
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    Nice. Didn't see the camera mount though.
    14,000 miles and rolling...

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    Out fishing with Annie on his lap, a cigar in one hand and a ginger ale in the other, watching the sunset. Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Look UNDER the aerobars. I moved it in toward the stem.
    Less wobble that way.
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    POWERCRANK addict markhr's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    Yeah, but egg beaters are also fully rebuildable if you have an issue. There's a rebuild kit. , unlike Schimano.....hmmm, kinda like Campagnolo
    Good to hear - happy trails.
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    You the man! Keep us posted on those endurance rides.
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    another cat...FAB! stevesurf's Avatar
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    Yup, Tom, it's a beauty! ...but we're going to have to find some black water bottles to finish it off...

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    Out fishing with Annie on his lap, a cigar in one hand and a ginger ale in the other, watching the sunset. Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Lordy, those would look good!

    Quote Originally Posted by stevesurf View Post
    Yup, Tom, it's a beauty! ...but we're going to have to find some black water bottles to finish it off...
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    Red Water Bottles

    Red Water Bottles would also Look Nice .
    Great Bike Tom. Look out Georgia Roads.
    Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom
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    [SIZE=1][B]What I like about Texas[/B]
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGukLuXzH1E

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    ^^^
    That's Black Beauty, not Black Widow .

    Tom, are we going to get a full length feature film from some of the rides?

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    Triathlon in my future??? flip18436572's Avatar
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    Look good Tom!!!
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    Swim, Bike, Run and sounds like fun

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    Do bicycles look anything like spiders?
    [SIZE=1][B]What I like about Texas[/B]
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    Which model of eggbeaters? They look like the Cs.

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    Thats a real beauty! I love the matching water bottle cage colour and the tyre colour...it's the little touches that distinguishes a master craftsman.

    Let's see some on board videos of your ride. I love seeing rides in USA. You have great open country roads rather than little country lanes here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 10 Wheels View Post
    Do bicycles look anything like spiders?
    Depends on the way the wheels are laced.

    I know, you are talking about red waterbottles to highlight the black .

    I'm just having a bit of fun .

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    Tom's bike

    Handle bars look like a spiders mouth.
    [SIZE=1][B]What I like about Texas[/B]
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    Quote Originally Posted by 10 Wheels View Post
    Handle bars look like a spiders mouth.
    Interesting observation! Perhaps Tom will have to change his bike's name ...

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    Wicked Spider Bite $800

    I just Today figured out why I bought the New Felt.
    It was waiting in it's nest for me to come by.
    Unable to get photos to show up?
    [SIZE=1][B]What I like about Texas[/B]
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGukLuXzH1E

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    Genetics have failed me Scummer's Avatar
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    Can't wait to see your bike in June
    BTW, obligatory roadie forum comment: You are cross chaining

    Now the weather needs to get better and you can fully enjoy your new steed.
    Gelato aficionado.

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    I just Today figured out why I bought the New Felt.
    It was waiting in it's nest for me to come by.
    Last edited by 10 Wheels; 10-13-08 at 08:20 PM.
    [SIZE=1][B]What I like about Texas[/B]
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGukLuXzH1E

    Set F1re To The Ra1n ( NY Night Rain Ride)
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    Beautiful!

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    Thos aero bars look like they might provide a comfortable perch -- how are you liking them?

    Also curious - why the cording around them - must be a reason, but could only guess it might have something to do with locking them in place for some reason?

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