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Old 05-19-09, 08:12 AM   #1
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N-1= 5!! With some emotion!

I've parted with a really, really, really good friend but it was time to let it go. Thanks to PAlt I've placed my Madone with a really good person. I've seen this beauty change from just a frameset to an Ultegra triple and grow into a full Dura Ace 53/39-10 Speed.

It took me on many, many miles of training, events and numerous centuries. In fact my fastest century ever was on this bike-along with my longest time and distance. It was a true workhorse. It never let me down and always got me to where I needed to go-with lots of comfort to boot. Plus I always thought it was easy on the eyes.

The new owner is just getting into road riding and this is a really terrific first time bike for him-especially with the Dura Ace 10 speed. Plus he's a couple inches taller than me so the 62cm frame should be an even better fit for him. Good to see it go to such a great situation.

Just the same it tugs a little to see it go.




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Old 05-19-09, 12:38 PM   #2
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What a wonderful first road bike for your friend. He even has a bit of room to move the stem up if needed. Be happy the Madone still has life and is going to get used. What more can one ask for?
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Old 05-19-09, 03:21 PM   #3
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Need any more friends..............
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Old 05-19-09, 03:34 PM   #4
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Always!! In fact, I have a Cervelo P2k I'm looking to create the same relationship!!!
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Always!! In fact, I have a Cervelo P2k I'm looking to create the same relationship!!!
That should go to someone who can make good use of it.......after all you wouldn't put a fiat engine in a Ferrari.
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