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    The ****** level in this thread is unbelievable. I'd be interested to see those who post comments like the one above include a photo of their bike for similar ridicule.

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    what you can't say ******? What kind of ****** would block a word like ******?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gadabout007 View Post
    what you can't say ******? What kind of ****** would block a word like ******?
    Huh?
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    Quote Originally Posted by gadabout007 View Post
    The ****** level in this thread is unbelievable. I'd be interested to see those who post comments like the one above include a photo of their bike for similar ridicule.
    1. This is HrN. If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
    2. My Look is in the shop... don't worry babydoll, I'll post her when she's ready.

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    Yes, it does look comfy. Ride the wheels off it and enjoy yourself!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gramin View Post
    1. This is HrN. If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.
    2. My Look is in the shop... don't worry babydoll, I'll post her when she's ready.
    So you don't actually ride or have a bike to put in this thread? Nice!

    I can stand the heat, I just can't stand ******s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray Dockrey View Post
    I knew what people would say and it doesn't bother me. I know its not high end but I absolutely love it and its the most comfortable bike I have ever rode. I had a guy that was riding a Look the other day stop me and told me that he thought it was one of the coolest designs he had seen in a long time. So not everybody is a hater lol.
    If you love it, RIDE IT! Why I didn't critique anything and just gave that wonderful response is that it's not staged in a good manner. Try staging her first... better lighting/background, lose the bottles and bags, etc. This is HrN, not the What road bike do you have thread. We are supposed to critique the bikes here, and to do that, it helps if we have a good picture with decent staging.

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    Maybe try taking the bottles out of the cages, all the bags for hauling your garage with you on a ride, lean it against a wall and take a real photo of the bike. That will help.

    It looks like a nice gravel grinder, I like the gray and orange, but right now it looks like someone slapped road bars on a mtb and called it a day.
    Hey guys, lets go play bikes!

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    Original plan is to wrap the bar in white, but I'm kind of thinking black gives it a nice balance. What do you guys think? White tape/ black hoods, or black tape/ white hoods? Got the new invisisram chain and cables, sorry it's in the small ring.

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    White tape, black hoods ftw.
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    Quote Originally Posted by slowjamz View Post
    Original plan is to wrap the bar in white, but I'm kind of thinking black gives it a nice balance. What do you guys think? White tape/ black hoods, or black tape/ white hoods? Got the new invisisram chain and cables, sorry it's in the small ring.
    Not digging the logo on the seat post. And you need to cut the tube. Think you could go either way with white or black tape... if going black, you might want to try a black saddle.

    All that said... I'll give it a hot.

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    Black everything.
    Hey guys, lets go play bikes!

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    I like it, but I'm partial to white bikes. I'd go with white tape. IMO the only​ color for hoods is black.

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    gadabout, I didn't know ANYONE was partial to white bikes, lol. So good to know you stand out.

    As to the criticism to that gravel grinder, uh, this is the ROAD cycling Hot R Not thread, so obviously it's gonna have to be smoking hot in order to garner praise here. And that's no *********, whatever that means. That's just as plain and obvious as the nose on your face.

    Now, more HOT bikes, please...

    Ray, I'm glad you posted it, because it is a very different bike. Lighting is awful and I can't tell too much but I actually like the orange/gray look to it all. Not my cup of tea, and certainly not HOT, but an interesting bike, nonetheless.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kcollier5 View Post
    gadabout, I didn't know ANYONE was partial to white bikes, lol. So good to know you stand out.
    give me another reason to post my bike I've got enough color in my life... give me monochrome


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    Quote Originally Posted by slowjamz View Post
    Original plan is to wrap the bar in white, but I'm kind of thinking black gives it a nice balance. What do you guys think? White tape/ black hoods, or black tape/ white hoods? Got the new invisisram chain and cables, sorry it's in the small ring.
    You said sorry it's in the small ring? I don't even see a chain on it. Lol!!

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    He was just kidding. "I got the invisisram chain"

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    Quote Originally Posted by bianchi10 View Post
    He was just kidding. "I got the invisisram chain"
    i should read the bike lingo dictionary before I respond. Lol!!

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    Well now his post in the "what did you just guy" thread makes a lot more sense.
    Hey guys, lets go play bikes!

    Strava

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    Quote Originally Posted by gadabout007 View Post
    I like it, but I'm partial to white bikes...
    I was partial to white bikes, too. Until I bought one.
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    lynskey w/ chorus 11 spd


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    @gc3 what bike did you have before your parlee? I can't recall what it was.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lacie123401 View Post
    Aww, it's just a little guy. I give it a "cuuuuute."
    Hey guys, lets go play bikes!

    Strava

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    Quote Originally Posted by gc3 View Post
    I was partial to white bikes, too. Until I bought one.
    Other than a dirty ds chainstay from chainslap, I don't really think it gets much dirtier than my dark bikes.

    I've settled on my next frame, it will be white/red. Not the prettiest frame, but it sure was comfy on a long test ride.


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    Quote Originally Posted by SpeshulEd View Post
    Well now his post in the "what did you just guy" thread makes a lot more sense.

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