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    I did my part to help the economy.

    I decided to upgrade my ride during the winter. Madone 5.5 Pro with SRAM force. If only I could upgrade my legs!!








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    Sweet rig. Love the yellow/black. Too bad you have to sell all your red, blue, and green jerseys now...

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    Very nice. Fortunately you won't have to hibernate with it much longer.

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    very nice indeed. later.

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    Damn, that's sharp!

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    Ohhhh Very nice!

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    New bicycle

    WOW! That's an awesome looking bicycle. Enjoy it.

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    Nice bike!

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    Love it! Looks sweet, great choice on the colors.

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    Sweet rig.

    Time to bust out the old kit to match...


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    Yes! Stryper! Awesome.

    In that second pic with the chainring, it says "anodized". I thought only aluminum got anodized? Educate me, please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thump55 View Post
    Yes! Stryper! Awesome.

    In that second pic with the chainring, it says "anodized". I thought only aluminum got anodized? Educate me, please.
    I assumed the chain ring is aluminum but did not really consider that before. If it is not, I cannot answer your question.

    I did not have a choice of colors. Yellow is what the Madone 5.5 Pro came in. The 5.5 Performance was black and red. The difference between the two 5.5 models is the height of the steer tube. The 5.5 Pro is lower allowing you be more aero. For me, it was more comfortable. However, I really liked the yellow as well.

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    I wasn't trying to diss on the yellow/black. Just having fun.

    It's pretty striking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyLowe97 View Post
    I wasn't trying to diss on the yellow/black. Just having fun.

    It's pretty striking.
    No problem, I did not take it as a diss. My comment on the yellow was more for the response from Hyluelan2 that it was a good color choice when there was only one choice.

    In terms of the kit upgrade, those are cyclocross kits!

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    that is some grade-a bike porn, my friend.
    but big heads and soft bodies make for lousy lovers...

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    Wow! Nice!
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    Love it....that bike is gorgeous. Hope you get out on it today.

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    Attachment 96908

    Nice bike, I found the perfect matching helmet!
    Last edited by jwh; 07-19-09 at 12:37 PM.

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    Very Nice
    and the road becomes my bride
    I have stripped of all but pride
    So in her I do confide
    And she keeps me satisfied
    Gives me all I need

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    Very well put together looking bike man. Congrats and enjoy. The yellow/black looks incredible.
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