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Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking This has to be the most physically intense sport ever invented. It's high speed bicycle racing on a short off road course or riding the off pavement rides on gravel like :The Dirty Kanza". We also have a dedicated Racing forum for the Cyclocross Hard Core Racers.

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Old 09-22-07, 11:24 AM   #1
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Purchased 2008 Felt F1X (pics)

Picked up a new 2008 Felt F1X today. I LOVE IT. Paid $1460.00, purchased from Sunshine Bike Shop

UPDATE: Kendra CX tires suck on pavement, so I changed the rubber to Continental Contact.


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Old 09-22-07, 11:52 AM   #2
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I don't know a whole lot about bikes yet, seeing as how I'm new to the cycling scene, but that is a gorgeous bike most definately.
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Old 09-22-07, 09:48 PM   #3
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How humongous are you?

At first blush, it looks like that frame is undersized.
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Old 09-23-07, 10:01 AM   #4
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Nice bike. Most f1s I see at races show a lot of post.
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Old 09-23-07, 03:15 PM   #5
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5'11" 225 with 32" inseam. Although it is how the LBS fit me, I ended up lowering the post by 3 slots. I also swapped the seat since the stock seat was hard as a rock.

Tomorrow I'm swapping out the CX tires for street tires. The stock tires have no sharp-turn grip on dry pavement. I nearly wrecked at the end of my driveway when the front tire started to slip out from under me. Looking at Michelin Transworld City as a replacement. I still haven't decided if I like the chainring setup yet. Bike will be used for fitness and commuting.
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Picked up a new 2008 Felt F1X yesterday. LOVE IT.
I hate you.

That bike is hot!
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Old 09-24-07, 05:45 PM   #7
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bump for updated photos with new street tires.
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Old 09-25-07, 08:42 AM   #8
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Just ordered mine last Friday! Can't wait for it to come in (hopefully today?)!
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Old 09-25-07, 10:00 AM   #9
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I have an '07 and love it. Wonderful bike, but yea, that stock seat is pretty horrible.

Is that the stem that came on yours stock?
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Old 09-25-07, 04:14 PM   #10
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Nope, the adjustable stem was put on by my LBS for comfort, the handle bars were too far down for my tastes.
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How do you like that iPod player? Is the sound quality any good?
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Very sharp bike. Good pick for the tire upgrade.
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Old 09-25-07, 09:15 PM   #13
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wow. cool bike. can i have plz???????
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What size frame is it?
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Old 09-26-07, 10:56 PM   #15
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How do you like that iPod player? Is the sound quality any good?
I dig it. Not bad considering the size. Read my review of it here: Reviewed: iHome IH85b Bicycle Mounted iPod Speaker w/ wireless remote

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nice bike. for sure
stem / seat post... guess you like the comfort cruiser set up
most f1x show a lot of seatpost, doesn't look too big for you. I have a 57 with a ton of seatpost!
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Old 10-03-07, 11:19 PM   #17
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great bike.....great price...
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Old 10-23-07, 06:51 AM   #18
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those are hot i got one lookie here
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there our team bikes and i only payed $700 for it. and if you look closely enough the chain is hanging limp thats because the dérailleur was defective and broke in a race
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