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Old 06-30-07, 06:03 AM   #1
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Another trip to the LBS

Just off to my LBS so what colour?


I already have a lot of Blue- Don't want white or Red.

No Prizes so just keep you guessing-

Don't even know what it is going to be yet myself but I ordered it and all I have to do is pay for it.
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Old 06-30-07, 06:13 AM   #2
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Just off to my LBS so what colour?


I already have a lot of Blue- Don't want white or Red.

No Prizes so just keep you guessing-

Don't even know what it is going to be yet myself but I ordered it and all I have to do is pay for it.
I guess yellow. I was hoping the prize was a trip to England
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Old 06-30-07, 06:14 AM   #3
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My vote: A nice warm color like orange or maybe copperish.
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I like my gray, because it will go with anything, just saying.
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When I read the title, I thought you were buying another bike.
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Old 06-30-07, 06:39 AM   #6
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When I read the title, I thought you were buying another bike.
Could be. If so, DG will probably vote for white, even if it's off the table--since white is the new black.
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Old 06-30-07, 09:16 AM   #7
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Jet nearly wins.

Closest with the copper colour.

Weight-15lbs3ozs
Crankset will be Truvativ compact with 165mm cranks (Currently a standard double is fitted.)
Wheelset Ultegra 6600
Gear train is a mixture of 105 and ultegra (Due to special deals and what I want)
Pedals will be Shimano A520's so none of this Poncy white shoe stuff for me
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Cost--Retail on this bike as set up is 2,350. I will get a discount but this is a hell of a bike for the money.

Ready next week

That trip to France convinved me that I should get a better bike. The Giant OCR has done me well but I knew it was always going to be a starter road bike, Either I would like to be a roadie or I would be getting a better Offroad bike.
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Old 06-30-07, 09:27 AM   #8
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Hey stapfam, that is a very pretty bike, but I was looking for a steel one, and when I saw that Serotta on another post, I think I found the one I want, or to wish for anyhow. I glad for you, that you are getting the one you like, good luck.
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Nice looking bike. Is that a shade of silver?
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Old 06-30-07, 09:35 AM   #10
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Nice looking bike. Is that a shade of silver?
More of a Goldish colour but it is Hard Anodised Bronze- apparantly.
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If by chance that bike doesn't work out for you, PM me. I'd like an excuse to visit the UK again.
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