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Old 02-16-12, 03:28 PM   #1
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Looking for a new ride??

You may like this one.
http://www.tecca.com/news/2011/09/19...8-cf9-colnago/
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Old 02-16-12, 03:33 PM   #2
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The Di2 package costs $13000+?
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Electronic shifting? Did I read that right?
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Gary, Gary, Gary. Have you been gone that long?
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The Di2 package costs $13000+?
Its only a $12,707 drop in price, only ... Plus if I'm reading it right, you go from Dura Ace to Ultigra... For the savings of $12,707 wouldn't it be cheaper to buy and add the parts yourself? Then sell the Ultegra stuff, and save a TON of cash...
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For what a Colnago frame costs you would think they would offer more than a one year warranty. While I probably won't keep a frame for life I prefer to buy from companies that stand behind their products better than that.
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I see it does come in white though, DeGe. "lol"
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And I'll bet that almost all two hundred of those bikes are already sold. Whether they will be ridden is another story.
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Probably only a matter of time before they show up on ebay with a reserve North of $20,000.00. They will be all prefaced with "Rare" or "Collectable". Where is the package deal like Volkswagen had with Trek in the 90's for buying a $250,000.00 Ferrari and getting the bike for "JUST" $15,000.00 along with a custom Thule roof rack so you can clean off the bicycle as you pull into your climate controlled garage and forget it is up there. Your butler or personal assistant will get the job of calling Colnago for the warranty repairs you feel are necessary.

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