Advertise on Bikeforums.net



User Tag List

Page 299 of 814 FirstFirst ... 199249289297298299300301309349399799 ... LastLast
Results 7,451 to 7,475 of 20329

Thread: Hot r Not

  1. #7451
    Banned
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    1,421
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by X-LinkedRider View Post
    Those cubes are so hit or miss with me.
    So what is this one?

  2. #7452
    Banned
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    1,421
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Cateye View Post
    Looks like my colon threw up.
    You must be eating a lot of these!

  3. #7453
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Ellensburg, WA
    Posts
    143
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by taimur View Post
    Here is my German pride and joy.
    2010 CUBE AGREE SL
    Full Ultegra group
    Easton Vista SL wheels replaced with Easton EA 70 wheels
    SYNTACE Handle and Stem replaced with Easton EA 70 bar and Deda Zero1 stem
    Cube saddle swapped with Ritchie WCS Marathon
    Profile Design Legacy Aero Bar for longer rides
    Stock without pedals 8.1kg think i managed to lower that with wheels saddle handle bar etc.
    Not likely. You threw on a heavier stem and handlebar, plus an aero bar on top of that. Wheels weigh about the same. Should throw on pedals to for a real world weight

    I've been curious about those frames for some time though, seeing as I can't get a Canyon over here.

  4. #7454
    Senior Member MajorMantra's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Edinburgh, UK
    Posts
    1,118
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by weaver View Post
    I've been curious about those frames for some time though, seeing as I can't get a Canyon over here.
    Everything I've read about them has been positive. For example, review of the new version of the Agree.

  5. #7455
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Ellensburg, WA
    Posts
    143
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by MajorMantra View Post
    Everything I've read about them has been positive. For example, review of the new version of the Agree.
    Yeah that's the carbon version though, I'm looking at their alloy frames.

  6. #7456
    Iconoclast rat fink's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    California
    My Bikes
    Colnago Super, Fuji Opus III, Specialized Rockhopper
    Posts
    3,155
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    The Canyon is near perfect.
    Rob13's TCR is very hot.
    The TCR with Di2 is also hot, but not as much my color/setup preference as the other.
    The Cube is hot in the picture without the add-ons. The basic form of that bike is quite attractive.
    The Bianchi 928 could be hot. It's hard to tell...
    "Winning is the best deodorant. Someone can look at your bike and say it stinks, but if you win with it, suddenly it's okay." - Jim Busby

  7. #7457
    Senior Member MajorMantra's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Edinburgh, UK
    Posts
    1,118
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by weaver View Post
    Yeah that's the carbon version though, I'm looking at their alloy frames.
    So it is, hadn't actually noticed. To be honest if I lived in the US and wanted a high quality alu frame I'd just get a CAAD10.

  8. #7458
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Ellensburg, WA
    Posts
    143
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by MajorMantra View Post
    So it is, hadn't actually noticed. To be honest if I lived in the US and wanted a high quality alu frame I'd just get a CAAD10.
    I'm sure caads are fantastic performers, I just like to go against the grain a bit with my bike builds. I've been a little turned off by some caad owners as well which sort of instinctively makes me cringe every time I see one. Dumb I know but hey, there's lots of good alloy frames out there, I can dislike one for stupid reasons and still have plenty of other options to choose from.

  9. #7459
    * adriano's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Baltimore
    My Bikes
    http://velospace.org/node/18951
    Posts
    6,890
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    the cube is a lot better than the pinarello at least.

  10. #7460
    Senior Member MajorMantra's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Edinburgh, UK
    Posts
    1,118
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by weaver View Post
    I'm sure caads are fantastic performers, I just like to go against the grain a bit with my bike builds. I've been a little turned off by some caad owners as well which sort of instinctively makes me cringe every time I see one. Dumb I know but hey, there's lots of good alloy frames out there, I can dislike one for stupid reasons and still have plenty of other options to choose from.
    You could get a Spooky, or a Tsunami. Or sticking with the Germans, a Focus Culebro. I'd choose the CAAD though.

  11. #7461
    Banned
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    1,421
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by adriano View Post
    the cube is a lot better than the pinarello at least.
    The Cube has potential. Pino on the other hand is so much over the top that I don't see much hope in it.

  12. #7462
    Flying Under the Radar X-LinkedRider's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Northeast PA
    My Bikes
    10' SuperiorLite SL Club | 06' Giant FCR3 | 2010 GT Avalanche 3.0 Disc
    Posts
    4,117
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by UCIMBZ View Post
    So what is this one?
    By this one. If you mean the Agree. I like the Stealth Black but not so much the red one. I think they are nicer frames than they look. But many would say that about the frames I ride.
    12' SuperiorLite SL Pro w/ Sram Rival | 10' SuperiorLite SL Club w/ Sram Force | 06' Giant FCR (Dropbar) w/ Shimano 5700 | 10' GT Avalanche 3.0 Disc

  13. #7463
    Senior Member I <3 Robots's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    So Cal
    My Bikes
    Cervelo S2, Specialized Carve Pro, Pivot Mach 5
    Posts
    1,275
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    I don't think the Pina looks bad at all. IMO, the graphics on the wheels kind of push it over the top. If the wheel stickers were to be removed...it would look a bit more subdued.
    Cervelo S2 | Zipp | SRAM | Rotor

  14. #7464
    Banned
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Toronto Canada
    Posts
    477
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    here's the newest bike. 2012 Argon 18 Gallium... Apologies for the crappy camera skills.




  15. #7465
    King Hoternot bianchi10's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Oregon City, OR
    My Bikes
    2012 cannondale Supersix
    Posts
    4,561
    Mentioned
    13 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    thats sexy. I have never seen an argon in person. I hear great things about them! how much does that weigh (rough estimate?)

  16. #7466
    Don't really have a bike. craigcraigcraig's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Boulder CO
    Posts
    3,336
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    that BB bluster is insane. I'll say hot but with black bar tape it would look better.

  17. #7467
    Banned
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Toronto Canada
    Posts
    477
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    it's 17.3 lbs with the powertap, pedals and cages. It's a large frame, but with the bb and top tube being 5mm lower, it almost resembles a 56cm.

  18. #7468
    Banned
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Toronto Canada
    Posts
    477
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by craigcraigcraig View Post
    that BB bluster is insane. I'll say hot but with black bar tape it would look better.
    the guy who ran the internal wiring for the Di2 tried to convince me to go black saddle/tape

  19. #7469
    King Hoternot bianchi10's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Oregon City, OR
    My Bikes
    2012 cannondale Supersix
    Posts
    4,561
    Mentioned
    13 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    I like the white saddle/bar tape combo.

  20. #7470
    Iconoclast rat fink's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    California
    My Bikes
    Colnago Super, Fuji Opus III, Specialized Rockhopper
    Posts
    3,155
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    The Gallium is a sweet bike, but that seat post has got to go. I'd replace it with a Fizik Cyrano or something. Also, I think I would prefer black tape/saddle and different wheels than Zipps, or at least FCs.
    "Winning is the best deodorant. Someone can look at your bike and say it stinks, but if you win with it, suddenly it's okay." - Jim Busby

  21. #7471
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Elk Grove
    My Bikes
    2013 Specialized S Works SL4 Keyline Red
    Posts
    772
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by gadabout007 View Post
    here's the newest bike. 2012 Argon 18 Gallium... Apologies for the crappy camera skills.



    Done right, that's hot!

  22. #7472
    Junior Member Irocudont's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Victoria, British Columbia
    My Bikes
    BH G5~Full Campy Record
    Posts
    14
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by gadabout007 View Post
    here's the newest bike. 2012 Argon 18 Gallium... Apologies for the crappy camera skills.



    I would say that is a hot bike, Argon 18 makes some nice rides.

  23. #7473
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    San Francisco, CA
    Posts
    1,047
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    green pedals? no.

  24. #7474
    Seņor Member Sir Real's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Indy
    My Bikes
    2011 Litespeed M1 (Rival)
    Posts
    590
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by rat fink View Post
    The Gallium is a sweet bike, but that seat post has got to go. I'd replace it with a Fizik Cyrano or something. Also, I think I would prefer black tape/saddle and different wheels than Zipps, or at least FCs.
    So beside the seatpost, saddles, bar tape and wheels, you're good with it as is?
    2011 Litespeed M1 (Rival)

  25. #7475
    Banned
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Toronto Canada
    Posts
    477
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by c0lnago View Post
    green pedals? no.
    I thought about replacing them for a nanosecond, but it's pretty tough to justify the $370 cost when I already have a set of perfectly good working pedals. You can't see them when I'm riding, so I'll take licks in the hot or not thread and save a few bucks.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •