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Old 05-14-14, 02:57 PM   #19751
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sure has been a while...
Upgrades include dura-ace di2 (7970 because 11 speed junior cassettes are pretty uncommon), planet-x cnc brakes (after reading bianchi's review why the hell wouldn't you buy them...), white and black arione r3, hed 10* stem. I'll probably be stuck with the ultegra crank for a while, since i've got a stages on the other side.
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Old 05-15-14, 12:47 AM   #19752
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Boy, after moderator intervention, this thread sure died....
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Old 05-18-14, 03:00 AM   #19753
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Somewhere out there ravenmore is turning in his grave. Leave it to a cowboys fan to destroy 791 pages of fun.
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Old 05-20-14, 08:10 PM   #19754
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If it was 2002, y'all would be losing your minds.

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Old 05-20-14, 08:50 PM   #19755
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If it was 2002, y'all would be losing your minds.

You're 2002-n-late, bro.

Maybe different wheels would change my mind
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Old 05-20-14, 09:23 PM   #19756
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If you were hipster cool dudes, y'all would be losing your minds.

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Old 05-21-14, 01:19 PM   #19757
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Not the most glamorus photo, but here's mine! Before you knock it as "Not" note it has tubeless tires and wheel sets and I've upgraded the saddle and pedals from stock. Let me know what you think!

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Old 05-21-14, 01:32 PM   #19758
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Old 05-21-14, 02:02 PM   #19759
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Not the most glamorus photo, but here's mine! Before you knock it as "Not" note it has tubeless tires and wheel sets and I've upgraded the saddle and pedals from stock. Let me know what you think!

Sorry Bill Walton, you may be a tall legendary basketball player, but your bike isn't hot. It's kinda cute tho.
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Old 05-21-14, 02:07 PM   #19760
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Not sure the WTB saddle 'adds' much.
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Old 05-21-14, 02:14 PM   #19761
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Not the most glamorus photo, but here's mine! Before you knock it as "Not" note it has tubeless tires and wheel sets and I've upgraded the saddle and pedals from stock. Let me know what you think!

I'm sure its an awesome bike and fits you to a T...but this is a thread based purely on the looks of a bike.

Typically there are three criteria that makes a bike "hot".

1. Nice set of wheels...something deep or lightweight shallow ones.
2. Saddle to bar drop
3. Slammed stem...with a minimal bearing cap

If your bike has all three of those criteria...most of the time it will get a hot.

The blue Evo is a shining example of what is universally hot.



Lol...it was in the other H or N thread.

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Old 05-21-14, 03:18 PM   #19762
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Staying with the green tape... and luggage bag.

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Old 05-21-14, 03:36 PM   #19763
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Old 05-21-14, 03:56 PM   #19764
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Not the most glamorus photo, but here's mine! Before you knock it as "Not" note it has tubeless tires and wheel sets and I've upgraded the saddle and pedals from stock. Let me know what you think!


It's a nice bike, but not hot.
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Old 05-21-14, 03:58 PM   #19765
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Old 05-21-14, 04:26 PM   #19766
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global warming kind of hot!

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Old 05-21-14, 06:23 PM   #19767
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Old 05-21-14, 06:30 PM   #19768
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I'm sure its an awesome bike and fits you to a T...but this is a thread based purely on the looks of a bike.

Typically there are three criteria that makes a bike "hot".

1. Nice set of wheels...something deep or lightweight shallow ones.
2. Saddle to bar drop
3. Slammed stem...with a minimal bearing cap

If your bike has all three of those criteria...most of the time it will get a hot.

The blue Evo is a shining example of what is universally hot.



Lol...it was in the other H or N thread.

That gave me a hard on
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Old 05-21-14, 07:21 PM   #19769
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Staying with the green tape... and luggage bag.

i like the green Hot!
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Old 05-21-14, 07:32 PM   #19770
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8/10. Almost there. Black clipless pedals, black 105 brakes, remove the rear decal and a racier seat.

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Old 05-22-14, 11:36 PM   #19771
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I like the general look of that Soma but as set up it looks like it's a size too small and the fit looks pretty awkward.
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Old 05-23-14, 12:45 AM   #19772
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Staying with the green tape... and luggage bag.
I like the luggage bag.
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Old 05-23-14, 08:17 AM   #19773
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Old 05-23-14, 08:22 AM   #19774
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Great colors....I think it's hot.
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Old 05-23-14, 08:22 AM   #19775
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I like the general look of that Soma but as set up it looks like it's a size too small and the fit looks pretty awkward.
Agreed. that frame looks a size or two too small for the rider.
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