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    Quote Originally Posted by bianchi10 View Post
    Just for kicks and giggles, I PS your bike with a 3t ARX 6 degree stem, rotated your bars up to be level, made both cages black and a blacked out seat post.

    Very nice! I've been looking at some of the 3T Team stuff and it looks very nice. Very expensive as well though!. I really like the stem. The seat post needs a red line too... I think. Thanks for that.
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    I bet it would look even better with black tires and hoods. The red accents are good, but at some point they quit being accents and look gawdy. For me it's past that point.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lsberrios1 View Post
    Very nice! I've been looking at some of the 3T Team stuff and it looks very nice. Very expensive as well though!. I really like the stem. The seat post needs a red line too... I think. Thanks for that.
    The stem looks good, but do you see what I'm talking about with the angle of the stem? There are less spacers and the bar is the same height. I didn't move the bars at all, just rotated them. I would not put a red stripe on the seat post. All your red lines are horizontal or around your tires. Having a line vertical would break the lines visually to me.

    I put black hoods and a carbon toupe saddle on for you. Personally, I think the black hoods, black cages , black saddle, black seatpost and the 3t stem combo looks best.
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    I'm with bianchi.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bianchi10 View Post
    The stem looks good, but do you see what I'm talking about with the angle of the stem? There are less spacers and the bar is the same height. I didn't move the bars at all, just rotated them. I would not put a red stripe on the seat post. All your red lines are horizontal or around your tires. Having a line vertical would break the lines visually to me.

    I put black hoods and a carbon toupe saddle on for you. Personally, I think the black hoods, black cages , black saddle, black seatpost and the 3t stem combo looks best.
    Great bike, for sure, but I have had enough of the black and white paint scheme (and my bike is black and white). The red trim helps....not hot....sorry.
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    Let's mix this up a little.



    BD fatbike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by baj32161 View Post
    Great bike, for sure, but I have had enough of the black and white paint scheme (and my bike is black and white). The red trim helps....not hot....sorry.
    Are you voting on this photo or this bike? The photo is completely photoshopped to help give him a different perspective. His original photo is above.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bianchi10 View Post
    The stem looks good, but do you see what I'm talking about with the angle of the stem? There are less spacers and the bar is the same height. I didn't move the bars at all, just rotated them. I would not put a red stripe on the seat post. All your red lines are horizontal or around your tires. Having a line vertical would break the lines visually to me.

    I put black hoods and a carbon toupe saddle on for you. Personally, I think the black hoods, black cages , black saddle, black seatpost and the 3t stem combo looks best.
    Bam! Love the stem! Love the saddle! Good job at the photoshop.

    im gonna look into the stem and the saldde. I do like my red hoods though. Gives me a good glimpse of what it might end up looking like. Thanks
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    Glad to help

    still think the black hoods look better, but.....It's not my bike

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    Quote Originally Posted by IthaDan View Post
    Let's mix this up a little.



    BD fatbike.

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    I know nothing about fat tire bikes. Why you would have them, etc? But that... is a cool bike! Not hot, but cool!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kcollier5 View Post
    I know nothing about fat tire bikes. Why you would have them, etc? But that... is a cool bike! Not hot, but cool!

    Living in VA, I don't think that you need to know about them.
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    I would wager that not riding in Minnesota is just as fatiguing as not riding in New York.

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    ^Um, ok. Care to elaborate?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kcollier5 View Post
    ^Um, ok. Care to elaborate?
    The big footprint is great in snow, though I guess you could make a case for using them in loose sand - still probably not terribly utilitarian to someone in VA.
    Quote Originally Posted by RollCNY View Post
    I would wager that not riding in Minnesota is just as fatiguing as not riding in New York.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kcollier5 View Post
    I know nothing about fat tire bikes. Why you would have them, etc? But that... is a cool bike! Not hot, but cool!
    I haven't had a grin on my face like this since I bought my first mountain bike 20 years ago. It's just fun. It's also surprisingly capable- ride this thing into a lawn from pavement and it barely slows down and the ride barely changes. It's a bizarre feeling, like it just doesn't matter what you're rolling over. I had it out on singletrack yesterday, and I didn't even think to worry about the rocks and roots that were obscured by leaves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bianchi10 View Post
    My guess is you have a 17deg stem which is flipped. You have a high stack and a stem that is very level. If you had a 6 degree stem it wouldn't be as flat. Therefore you could take out some spacers and have more of an angled stem which would put your bars in roughly the same position/height. Like i said, it is not something necessary, but aesthetically, I PERSONALLY prefer seeing a 6 deg. Since your top tube has such a slope, I think a 6deg would LOOK better in my very personal opinion. There are a lot of folks that love the look of a 17deg stem.

    If you look at my stem compared to yours, you can see that it has more of a rise and yours is more flat.

    Not. Derailleurs don't match calipers or crankset - need to be black. Ugly saddle with stuck up nose. Uncouth deep bars. Red hubs, why? Also looks like a tumour is growing under your shifter hood. WTF? Nice, shiny chain though.









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    lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
    Living in VA, I don't think that you need to know about them.
    As someone from the Hampton Roads....I second this. Now living in Lynchburg is a bit different.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bobones View Post
    Not. Derailleurs don't match calipers or crankset - need to be black. Ugly saddle with stuck up nose. Uncouth deep bars. Red hubs, why? Also looks like a tumour is growing under your shifter hood. WTF? Nice, shiny chain though. I'd be interested in trying an S works Toupe. I think they look better and are lighter as well. Just dont know how my butt would like it. As for the Tumor...It's not a tumor (In my best terminator voice), the rubber button wasn't lined up properly to the shifter when I put them back on, but has been fixed.









    ;-)

    , I have been thinking about a bar change. I like them, but Thought about a more shallow drop with less ergo. I really like the zipp contour SS bar, but would have a tough time having enve wheels with Ritchey stem and seatpost and zipp bars.. The Red hubs is what came on the wheels I bought from the wheel builder. It was a newer demo set and she gave me a great deal. The saddle....eh, its not the best looking saddle, but its the first one to fit me well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VA_Esquire View Post
    As someone from the Hampton Roads....I second this. Now living in Lynchburg is a bit different.
    I see them at the beach often. And they would be good to get to False Cape State Park http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/fal.shtml when the Back Bay http://www.fws.gov/refuges/profiles/index.cfm?id=51510 roads are closed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bianchi10 View Post
    Sweet Baby Jaybis, Hot!
    Thanks man. I took your criticism and got a zipp post to match the stem....ditched the thomson post....
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    Quote Originally Posted by IthaDan View Post
    Let's mix this up a little.



    BD fatbike.

    Edit:
    Ugly as snot but I would love to have one for winter cycling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bianchi10 View Post
    Bianchi, I had never had the pleasure of ogling your steed. I like. TBH though, if she were mine, I'd buy a red anodized crank bolt, red sp clamp, *maybe* red brake shoes, *maybe* red der kit. Then again, if she were mine, I would probably buy all that stuff, and then decide i wanted to repaint my frame to neon purple.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ethan.g75 View Post
    Bianchi, I had never had the pleasure of ogling your steed. I like. TBH though, if she were mine, I'd buy a red anodized crank bolt, red sp clamp, *maybe* red brake shoes, *maybe* red der kit. Then again, if she were mine, I would probably buy all that stuff, and then decide i wanted to repaint my frame to neon purple.

    Thanks man. I love my bike, but there are a couple things I would like to change if I had the money.
    I have thought about a red crank bolt set. I might. I have also thought about a new bar shape. Not sure what I would go with, but if I did a new bar, I would probably go with an "ultralight" stem to save even more weight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bianchi10 View Post
    Thanks man. I love my bike, but there are a couple things I would like to change if I had the money.
    I have thought about a red crabs bolt set. I might. I have also thought about a new bar shape. Not sure what I would go with, but if I did a new bar, I would probably go with an "ultralight" stem to save even more weight.
    How much does it weigh in current trim? It has to be sub 15lbs. no?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ethan.g75 View Post
    Bianchi, I had never had the pleasure of ogling your steed. I like. TBH though, if she were mine, I'd buy a red anodized crank bolt, red sp clamp, *maybe* red brake shoes, *maybe* red der kit. Then again, if she were mine, I would probably buy all that stuff, and then decide i wanted to repaint my frame to neon purple.
    Neon purple frame, neon purple frame, neon purple frame!!!
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