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    I <3 Robots, looks nice. I feel like the stem should be black with all-black-bartape on the bars, and the seatpost should be white with a white saddle. It's just the frame colors that tell me that, it would be horribly against the fred-code

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    The white post and saddle would be overkill to me. It would remind me of the color matched everything cars of the 80's. I like the contrast of the black and white.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ^oZ View Post
    Wow...nice! Love the way the -17 stem looks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Palomar01 View Post
    '11 Motobecane Le Champion Ti - updated with CF stem and seat post.

    Geezus that's Motobecane? Nice.

    Quote Originally Posted by I <3 Robots View Post


    15.07lbs
    Rock N Roll. I like it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by c_mack9 View Post
    mine isnt cut
    TMI.




    Sorry, had to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drb View Post
    the new bike

    the old bike
    I like your new bike, and I loooooove your old bike. Nice pair.

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    Quote Originally Posted by namenda View Post
    nice pair.
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    HAHA!

    is it normal to want a new bike 3 months after you start riding?

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    Quote Originally Posted by I <3 Robots View Post
    Lol...how did I know that was coming?

    Believe it or not...all the decals are clear coated. I would have loved to pull some of the wheel logos off.
    Great looking Six!

    And about those decals, my brother felt the same way with his 2010 EC90s; so they look like this now.



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    Ghost decals

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    Quote Originally Posted by primov8 View Post
    Great looking Six!

    And about those decals, my brother felt the same way with his 2010 EC90s; so they look like this now.



    That looks pretty awesome! How did he do that? Is it just laid over...or was it actually sanded down? The clear that Easton uses looks pretty thick.
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    Those aren't ghost decals; acetone + elbow grease got it done. Once you get a section of the decals beginning to peel, its much easier afterwards. Just continue to rub acetone over the corresponding letters to weaken the clear coat and peel away.
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    Quote Originally Posted by I <3 Robots View Post


    15.07lbs
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    Quote Originally Posted by primov8 View Post
    Those aren't ghost decals; acetone + elbow grease got it done. Once you get a section of the decals beginning to peel, its much easier afterwards. Just continue to rub acetone over the corresponding letters to weaken the clear coat and peel away.
    Thanks for the tip!
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    Quote Originally Posted by FreddyV View Post
    I <3 Robots, looks nice. I feel like the stem should be black with all-black-bartape on the bars, and the seatpost should be white with a white saddle. It's just the frame colors that tell me that, it would be horribly against the fred-code
    Correct, both by the Official Rules - Rule 17 and the (inferior) Rules of Velominati - Rule 8

    Nice bike, by the way.
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    six is great just the way it is
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    Quote Originally Posted by primov8 View Post
    ...acetone + elbow grease got it done...continue to rub acetone over the corresponding letters to weaken the clear coat and peel away.
    First, I don't know for certain if my caution is applicable to the resins used in carbon lay-up, but I know first hand the damage Acetone can do to ABS and other plastics. It may not be noticed with the eye, but after exposure to Acetone plastics become brittle. Based on my experience with plastics, I would avoid the use of Acetone on composites.

    Feel free to show me other wise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mazdaspeed View Post
    Can't wait to hear what you guys think of this:







    Rock & Roll! urban high roller! It looks grim!
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    I'm diggin' it!
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    I'm sure I'll ride it on the road some...


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    Quote Originally Posted by DrPete View Post
    Thanks.

    I agree they'd look a little funny on a CF frame, but when mated to a Ti frame the K10s really pop visually. If you look closely, Lynskey's seatpost collar is also black with a silver milled-out portion as well. Functional, and brings the whole thing together really nicely.
    I agree, they really pop. That bike is timelessly gorgeous and sharply modern all at once.
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    liberty_wht_600.jpg Have a Scott speedster saddle, VP R80 clipless pedals, and an Atom 4.0 computer. Keeping it pretty stock since I'm selling it soon.
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    New Wilier Izoard XP with a Force/Rival Mix and Rol Race SL wheels (soon to be Soul CA5.0)

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    i picked this up today for $475. its an '08 bikesdirect motobecane le champion, ultegra front derailleur and shifters, the rest is a 9-speed dura ace set. i'm hoping to make this a more commuter oriented bike, so I'm probably going to try and sell the spinergys. i am completely new to road bikes, so can anyone chime in and let me know if this was a good find?

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    I would get rid of those wheels ASAP.
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