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Old 04-10-08, 12:54 PM   #1
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N+1 - What have I done?

I just paid a very low price for a Habanero Ti Team Issue frame. This after doing two 20 mile rides today (one on my S-Works Roubaix and the other on my Jamis Eclipse), and thinking that these are two very fine bicycles that should keep me happy for years to come. Geeezzz, how am I going to explain this to my, usually very understanding, wife? And, do I build it up with Ultegra nine speed or Dura Ace ten speed (I've got both component groups to choose from)? Now wheels, I'll have to think about that a bit too. I'm kind of partial to Mavic Open Pros on Ultegra hubs and Shimano Dura Ace 7800's. I should be thinking about my next ride, but now I'm preoccupied with visions of what this new bike will become. What have I done?
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Old 04-10-08, 01:01 PM   #2
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Bikes wear out - they get old- you exceed the capabilies of the bike. And you can also show the pic on this forum

Looks like I need a new mtb

Good job you have an understanding wife- or you will have after lots of flowers- meals out and a new car for her.

I'm still paying for the TCR in building her new pool. Got another month of it at least.
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Old 04-10-08, 01:21 PM   #3
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Old 04-10-08, 01:33 PM   #4
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Congrats on the new frame! Hard to go wrong with Open Pro's on Ultegra hubs. Another good combo is Velocity Aeroheads on Ultegra hubs.
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I just paid a very low price for a Habanero Ti Team Issue frame. Geeezzz, how am I going to explain this to my, usually very understanding, wife?
Tell her you found it in the trash behind the bike shop.
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