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    pssst...

    I posted this in road forum but I wanted you guys to see them too!
    Here they are!
    After sneaking around thrying to not only influence the decisions but also driving you all mad with my questions, I present to you my new wheels!

    I really made out considering my family has no clue about cycling, I even included a pic of the happy girl wearing a cannondale outfit,why cannondale? No idea, maybe they thought I had a Cannondale!
    It's keeping me warm,So it's all good...

    ( oh and I dont ride on strapped pedals when Im not injured )





    and to give you an idea, these were the wheels I had this summer.

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    Wow!! Congrats, they look great!
    Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?

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    nice wheels.....looks zippy

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    I only ride a MTB and a tandem, so I have no clue, but they LOOK neat!

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    I like the look too! but wow, what a difference!
    They are faster and the grip on the pro michelin is amazing.
    Love the soothing sound too, Im in love!

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    Soooo seksay!

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    Loookin gooood!
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    hmmm, BDG, does your husband know he brought in his competition... ?

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    OK, someone's gotta say it...

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    Nice wheels! I hear they are bulletproof. Lookin good!

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    Long cool woman in a black kit!
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    Nice wheels!
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    hey cycle 17 , recognise the watter bottle?

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    Quote Originally Posted by blonduathlongrl
    hey cycle 17 , recognize the watter bottle?
    I sure do. I wonder what handsome guy gave you that? Congrats on the new wheelset, the Michelin Pro2s (they are the 8hit!) and the new threads. I have to say photos do not do her justice....much prettier in person. Santa was good to you this year. Good! You deserve it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cycle17
    I sure do. I wonder what handsome guy gave you that? Congrats on the new wheelset, the Michelin Pro2s (they are the 8hit!) and the new threads. I have to say photos do not do her justice....much prettier in person. Santa was good to you this year. Good! You deserve it.
    I think the sun impaired your vision that day
    those tires are AWESOME!!!!!!!!
    I went out in the rain, couldnt believe that traction, Iusually have to slow down in sharp corners, well,not with those babies!
    Im in love with my new set up!
    and you know what? they are aero enough for me, there was side wind and wow, that was tough, Im glad I didnt get deep dish.

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    I'd be afriad to ride that thing. It looks all PRO and stuff.

    What kind of bike is that? the bars hang so far over the front end

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    tri-bike

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pheard
    I'd be afriad to ride that thing. It looks all PRO and stuff.

    What kind of bike is that? the bars hang so far over the front end

    it's a tt bike, those are the earo bars, you drop your lower arms and elbow on them, it's give you more of an aero position and you can go faster

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    I am afraid to ask - HOW fast? I am getting tempted by new bike...

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    Quote Originally Posted by blonduathlongrl

    it's a tt bike, those are the earo bars, you drop your lower arms and elbow on them, it's give you more of an aero position and you can go faster
    If you want an aero position you just get into the superman position.

    Anyways, I think I'd like to trail you and pick up on your draft. Or whatever it's called.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pheard
    If you want an aero position you just get into the superman position.

    Anyways, I think I'd like to trail you and pick up on your draft. Or whatever it's called.
    Karen, I don't know which looks better, the wheels or you!

    Pheard, that's called wheelsucking (kidding!)
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    Love yer wheels. Hate the fact that you have sunshine. We've been socked in here in Kansas.

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    Dayum! Nice wheels! Santa was good to you!
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    Dang, uh, I think Santa made a mistake and those were supposed to come to my house....

    Nice looking wheels and I've always thought your TT bike was one of the nicest I've seen. I'm a big fan of black and yellow.
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    Now I know who I'll be talking to when I have wheel-buying questions. Nice wheels! And great bike!

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