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Old 02-26-09, 11:24 PM   #451
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Our steel bike, belonged to our fgood friend Steve (R.I.P.) and bequeathed to us by his fiancee':









It's the first steel bike I've ridden in 22 years and what a smooth ride it delivers! How amazing!
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Old 03-01-09, 10:36 PM   #452
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td.tony, nice miata, wheres the bike?
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Old 03-01-09, 10:37 PM   #453
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Old 03-06-09, 12:17 AM   #454
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2006 Cervelo P3 carbon and a 2008 Cervelo SLC SL
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Old 03-08-09, 07:28 PM   #455
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Our steel bike, belonged to our fgood friend Steve (R.I.P.) and bequeathed to us by his fiancee':



It's the first steel bike I've ridden in 22 years and what a smooth ride it delivers! How amazing!
Not sure if you're aware of the somewhat unusual history behind the builder of this bike -

http://www.allbusiness.com/retail-tr...4154669-1.html

From all accounts, he build great steel frames despite being a crack addled hair bandit.
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Old 03-08-09, 09:30 PM   #456
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Not sure if you're aware of the somewhat unusual history behind the builder of this bike -

http://www.allbusiness.com/retail-tr...4154669-1.html

From all accounts, he build great steel frames despite being a crack addled hair bandit.
Yes, we knew about that. Never thought we'd own a bike built by a wack-job. And it's a sweet ride, that bike.

That's actually a sad story...what's Simonetti up to now?
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Old 03-09-09, 06:00 PM   #457
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Not sure if you're aware of the somewhat unusual history behind the builder of this bike -

http://www.allbusiness.com/retail-tr...4154669-1.html

From all accounts, he build great steel frames despite being a crack addled hair bandit.
That story is, um, bizarre.
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Old 03-11-09, 09:29 PM   #458
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Old 03-11-09, 11:38 PM   #459
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Old 03-12-09, 10:59 AM   #460
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I would love a Rex for our next tandem... nice bike!
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Old 03-14-09, 08:58 PM   #461
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Just picked up my first road bike, and I have great aspirations of turning it into a simple, reliable fixie commuter (picture attached).


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Old 03-18-09, 09:25 PM   #462
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Old 03-18-09, 09:42 PM   #463
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Old 03-18-09, 09:57 PM   #464
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I would love a Rex for our next tandem... nice bike!
steve's bikes are great. i love my rex
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Old 03-18-09, 10:04 PM   #465
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my fixed gear
Oh. My. Gawd.

That is the hawtest bike I've ever seen. I can't stop looking at it.
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Old 03-18-09, 10:24 PM   #466
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Excellent combination of None More Black and chrome/white, Elohite.
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Other than putting the stem on upside down that bike is radikkal!!!

J/K... Comfort is King baby! Really nice bike.
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Old 03-19-09, 02:48 PM   #468
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haha thanks guys. i plan on getting a new stem soon.
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Old 04-12-09, 09:33 PM   #469
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My new bike just came in - a Lynskey (custom made for someone else, but not too far off where I would have been) with full Rival, 28 spoke F/32 R wheels.



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Old 04-13-09, 04:57 PM   #470
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Old 04-16-09, 02:23 PM   #471
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Not a great picture (nor a very good tape job), but here's a picture of my new bike after its maiden ride. Waited for months for my Red group to come in and I finally got it built this week.

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Old 04-16-09, 03:10 PM   #472
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Schweet! Excellent color
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Old 04-16-09, 03:16 PM   #473
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Thanks. I wasn't sure about celeste, but if you're going to have a Ferrari, you're going to get a red one, right?
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Old 04-16-09, 03:21 PM   #474
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Thanks. I wasn't sure about celeste, but if you're going to have a Ferrari, you're going to get a red one, right?
I just had my bike serviced, and they recommended switching from the SRAM chain. So now I have an Ultegra chain with the Red shifters/cassette/derailleurs. It's actually much quieter.

Something for you to think about if it ever gets noisy!
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Old 04-16-09, 07:43 PM   #475
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I just had my bike serviced, and they recommended switching from the SRAM chain. So now I have an Ultegra chain with the Red shifters/cassette/derailleurs. It's actually much quieter.

Something for you to think about if it ever gets noisy!
Mines a Rival group, and the shop recommended a KMC chain. I like that since the identical chain is also sold by Performance under the Forte label, and is often on sale for $25 - $30. And it has a missing link, so no tools to take it off for cleaning.

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