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Old 05-18-14, 05:16 PM   #24076
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New to me C40...


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Old 05-18-14, 08:23 PM   #24077
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This is what i am planning on buying, what do you think as a carbon bike?
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Old 05-18-14, 08:25 PM   #24078
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2011 CAAD 10 105...Pretty much stock!

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Old 05-19-14, 03:08 AM   #24079
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Awesome C40!
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Old 05-19-14, 08:50 PM   #24080
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Sold my Specialized Roubaix and moved to this Bianchi.

Stock right now.

Like, looks super busy stock ... you have work to do. : o)
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Old 05-19-14, 09:13 PM   #24081
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Here are mine. The Wilier is new, have only had it for about four months; it's pretty fun. Still enjoy riding the Litespeed tho, that bike and I have done a lot of miles together.

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That 5K frame, needs much better wheels ...
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Old 05-19-14, 09:42 PM   #24082
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New to me C40...

Might be a weird question, but did you buy this from a guy in Oregon? This looks like a friend's build.
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Old 05-19-14, 09:47 PM   #24083
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HI

This one came from Atlanta but I swapped out a few bits here and there since Ive had it.

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Might be a weird question, but did you buy this from a guy in Oregon? This looks like a friend's build.
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Old 05-19-14, 09:50 PM   #24084
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HI

This one came from Atlanta but I swapped out a few bits here and there since Ive had it.
Just a funny coincidence, then. I had a friend who had the same frame, wheels, group, and stem. In any case, it's a great looking bike.
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Old 05-19-14, 09:53 PM   #24085
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Interesting and yea that is quite a coincidence... Thanks for the kind comments


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Just a funny coincidence, then. I had a friend who had the same frame, wheels, group, and stem. In any case, it's a great looking bike.
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Old 05-20-14, 02:33 PM   #24086
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This Fatty Fits Finer than Frogs Hair

My 2014 Surly Pacer. 3X10 Shimano Ultegra 6700 series drivetrain n brifters. Bontrager bars n stem. Carbon Fiber FSA 0 offset seatpost with Bontrager saddle. Tektra brakes (long reach required). Vuelta XRP pro wheels and Schwalbe Durano 28's. I couldn't be happier!!!
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Old 05-20-14, 04:44 PM   #24087
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Old 05-20-14, 07:50 PM   #24088
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Old 05-20-14, 08:32 PM   #24089
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Would have been better if it were SRAM Red "green"
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Old 05-20-14, 10:13 PM   #24090
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That 5K frame, needs much better wheels ...
Nah - my requirement for wheels is that they be aero, not super-heavy, and bullet-proof. I think those have been trued twice in about 5,000 miles, and the second time was just because I'm picky

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Old 05-22-14, 07:19 PM   #24091
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Here's my ride ^.^
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Old 05-22-14, 09:28 PM   #24092
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Old 05-23-14, 02:10 AM   #24093
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Old 05-23-14, 06:34 AM   #24094
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Here is mine! I just got it a week ago and love it! 2013 Trek Domane 4.5 Project One.
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Old 05-23-14, 11:11 AM   #24095
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My first road bike, a 2010 Jamis Ventura Race Femme! It may not be as fancy as the other ones people are showing off, but it's my first bike and I'm proud. I bought it used and it has higher quality components than I could have afforded if I had bought new. The bike only had 200 miles on it when I bought it. I'm racking them up for my first Ragbrai in July!

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Old 05-23-14, 01:08 PM   #24096
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Welcome to the 2010 Jamis Ventura Race Femme!

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Old 05-24-14, 08:29 PM   #24097
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thanks! Im trying to save up money and convince my self that i should get a new groupset. right now i can justify getting A new groupset because it shifts fine and nothing is wrong. I just need new brakes, and to polish up the 105 cranks and i think it would be stellar as opposed to grouping 700-900 dollars on ultegra 6700 or sram red):
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Old 05-26-14, 06:04 AM   #24100
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My first attempt at building a bike myself! Did a 40 mile ride yesterday and surprisingly things went well. I have a new seatpost and cassette on the way, then it will be complete.

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