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Ricanfred 01-25-14 12:04 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by YOJiMBO20 (Post 16438943)
Does no one else just shift the chain back on if it drops off (other than between the cassette and spokes) without having to touch the chain?

Ask me how to drop the chain into the smaller ring on a stuck 5700 fd with my unclipped foot during a climb; fun stuff. At least no dirty fingers just riding buddies saying wtf. BTW, love your new bike HOT!

kblaine123 01-25-14 01:58 PM

2 Attachment(s)
BMC Pro Machine
Bontrager Aeolus 6.5 Wheels
Prologo Saddle
Red/Black SRAM components
SRAM Crank w/Quarq Power Meter
She likes to race in the Hills
16 lbshttp://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=361313http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=361314

bianchi10 01-25-14 02:09 PM

Nice looking bike. I think the bike would look much better without the wheel decals, but thats just my thoughts. Why do you have HED (Which looks like a number sticker pack you picked up from isle 7 at Walmart) on Bontrager wheels? Is 65 a race number?

lsberrios1 01-25-14 02:34 PM

I shouldn't be advertising this in public but lets just say the bike is amazing...!!!

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-p...3.32.52+PM.png

robbyville 01-25-14 02:41 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by lsberrios1 (Post 16439638)
Thanks Robby. Yes they are Powertap. And I will tell you this, If somebody had told me that this group was electric and I wouldn't have known any better, I would have believed it. IT IS INSANE! I dare say it shifts smoother and with less effort than Di2 6700 that I tried!

Yep the 9000 shifting especially the front is pretty spectacular, I ran it for a while while waiting for my 9070 which although I prefer certainly not necessary! You will never experience a dropped chain again so long as you're adjusted properly

zvez 01-25-14 03:00 PM

spectacular looking bike!


Quote:

Originally Posted by lsberrios1 (Post 16438513)
Hot or not? Picked it up today. Few pieces missing, saddle is not the final one. Just need to see if I want to do toupe, romin or selle italia.

The bike as it is weighs 15.88 pounds. Soon I will probably switch saddle to toupe pro and pedals to stainless steel instead of chome mo. This will save me an astounding 40g!!! For the price of only an extra testicle.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-6...o/IMG_2723.JPG


zvez 01-25-14 03:06 PM

Hot or not?
Only had it a month and a half and already have almost 400 miles on it. The Di2 is sweet!
So I'm a bit of a weight weenie tho i know it makes little difference at my level of riding (mediocre but getting better). BIke weighed in at 14 pounds before pedals were added. At least the lightweight makes it easier to carry if I break down miles from anywhere.

Took it on 83 mile strava gran fondo on mlk day in 30 degree temps. Such a comfortable bike. At the fitting they changed to a shorter stem as I've got some back issues.

http://i407.photobucket.com/albums/p...ps763306f4.jpg

bianchi10 01-25-14 03:34 PM

Not hot, but awesome that you are enjoying it! sub 15lbs is always a plus!

lsberrios1 01-25-14 04:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by zvez (Post 16440207)
Hot or not?
Only had it a month and a half and already have almost 400 miles on it. The Di2 is sweet!
So I'm a bit of a weight weenie tho i know it makes little difference at my level of riding (mediocre but getting better). BIke weighed in at 14 pounds before pedals were added. At least the lightweight makes it easier to carry if I break down miles from anywhere.

Took it on 83 mile strava gran fondo on mlk day in 30 degree temps. Such a comfortable bike. At the fitting they changed to a shorter stem as I've got some back issues.

http://i407.photobucket.com/albums/p...ps763306f4.jpg

While the short stem is a little of a detractor, I say the bike looks so mean and stealthy it's hot! I am also a little jealous of your sub 15lbs.... :p

sbxx1985 01-25-14 04:25 PM

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Originally Posted by bianchi10 (Post 16439130)
MUCH better in MY PERSONAL opinion.
http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u...sxr/Second.jpg

I agree. White stem as well. I'm not normally a fan, but it would work well here.

sbxx1985 01-25-14 04:29 PM

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Originally Posted by kblaine123 (Post 16440077)
BMC Pro Machine
Bontrager Aeolus 6.5 Wheels
Prologo Saddle
Red/Black SRAM components
SRAM Crank w/Quarq Power Meter
She likes to race in the Hills
16 lbshttp://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=361313http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=361314

Nice bike. What's up with the wheel decals?

kojTL1000 01-25-14 04:34 PM

1 Attachment(s)
Someone whispered in my ear to post the bike in this thread
Appleman custom made frame
Full Enve Cockpit and wheels
Dura Ace DI2

http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=361322

WhyFi 01-25-14 04:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kojTL1000 (Post 16440387)
Someone whispered in my ear to post the bike in this thread
Appleman custom made frame
Full Enve Cockpit and wheels
Dura Ace DI2

http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=361322

Minneapolis love! Sweet bike. I ride by the Appleman and Peacock Groove shops on my way to the river, every once in a while. I'd love to peek around in there sometime.

edit - Is your bike going to NAHBS?

kojTL1000 01-25-14 04:52 PM

Thanks.

No, the bike is not going to NAHBS. Couldn't wait to ride it, although the weather is really....here in Illinois right now.

lsberrios1 01-25-14 05:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kojTL1000 (Post 16440387)
Someone whispered in my ear to post the bike in this thread
Appleman custom made frame
Full Enve Cockpit and wheels
Dura Ace DI2

http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=361322

Very very nice! Similar to gc3's parlee. Love the simplicity of it. There is a lot of win in there.

chil2makefun 01-25-14 05:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kojTL1000 (Post 16440437)
Thanks.

No, the bike is not going to NAHBS. Couldn't wait to ride it, although the weather is really....here in Illinois right now.

If it was because of me, thanks for listening. Perfect staging of a perfect bike.

kojTL1000 01-25-14 05:06 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by chil2makefun (Post 16440458)
If it was because of me, thanks for listening. Perfect staging of a perfect bike.

Thanks, I'm originally from Belgium too :). But wanted a complete American bike (except for the groupset).

chil2makefun 01-25-14 05:10 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kojTL1000 (Post 16440462)
Thanks, I'm originally from Belgium too :). But wanted a complete American bike (except for the groupset).

And where from Belgium exactly?
(kind of funny to ask this in english but hey let the others enjoy too :) )

gc3 01-25-14 05:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by lsberrios1 (Post 16440456)
Very very nice! Similar to gc3's parlee. Love the simplicity of it. There is a lot of win in there.

The Appleman is awesome, I've seen it elsewhere. Full custom with all sorts of unique Appleman touches.

kojTL1000 01-25-14 05:12 PM

Originally Antwerp, but we lived in Grimbergen.
We now live in Illinois since 2012. Wish we had a bit of your weather over here so I could take the bike out for a ride.

kojTL1000 01-25-14 05:14 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by gc3 (Post 16440479)
The Appleman is awesome, I've seen it elsewhere. Full custom with all sorts of unique Appleman touches.

Correct, Matt has been interviewed in relation to the upcoming NAHBS show and the bike was shown on a couple of websites (even Japanese ;))

chil2makefun 01-25-14 05:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kojTL1000 (Post 16440481)
Originally Antwerp, but we lived in Grimbergen.
We now live in Illinois since 2012. Wish we had a bit of your weather over here so I could take the bike out for a ride.

That's around 50km of where my dad lives. And the weather around here isn't too great either.

bianchi10 01-25-14 05:23 PM

I saw the appleman on weight weenies with all the detailed pictures and all I gotta say is ...Wow! Still not the biggest fan of that headtube, but it is such a beautiful bike that it gets overlooked.

Ubber hot!

cycledogg 01-25-14 06:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by zvez (Post 16440207)
Hot or not?
Only had it a month and a half and already have almost 400 miles on it. The Di2 is sweet!
So I'm a bit of a weight weenie tho i know it makes little difference at my level of riding (mediocre but getting better). BIke weighed in at 14 pounds before pedals were added. At least the lightweight makes it easier to carry if I break down miles from anywhere.

Took it on 83 mile strava gran fondo on mlk day in 30 degree temps. Such a comfortable bike. At the fitting they changed to a shorter stem as I've got some back issues.

http://i407.photobucket.com/albums/p...ps763306f4.jpg

Well..... the chainring/cassette combo not set correctly. Seat bag and rear reflector need to go for the presentation. Seat post, errrr, ummm, YUK! So, me no like. Nun hot.
:(
Ride it anyhow, and ENJOY!

zvez 01-25-14 07:01 PM

what do you mean about the chainring casette not set correctly?

Quote:

Originally Posted by cycledogg (Post 16440656)
Well..... the chainring/cassette combo not set correctly. Seat bag and rear reflector need to go for the presentation. Seat post, errrr, ummm, YUK! So, me no like. Nun hot.
:(
Ride it anyhow, and ENJOY!



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