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Road Cycling “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.” -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 08-25-08, 05:08 PM   #1
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My new baby(pics)

After months of grueling research, deciding whether or not to wait on '09 Rival. Going on trips and delaying the order even further Issues with Pedal force stocking items, and finally settling on Vigor RS's

I finally did it, i bought my new bike.

And might I say it is amazing, rides like a dream, climbs like a cougar,

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PF ZX3 frame
Easton EC90 SLX fork
SRAM 2008 Rival Group
Rolf Prima Vigor RS's
Look Keo Carbon's
Ritchey WCS stem
Easton EC70 carbon bars
Selle Italia SLR GF

Weighs in just at 16lbs

I know some of you are gonna flame the whole chainring thing, who cares. It is a good pic






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Old 08-25-08, 05:12 PM   #2
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Don't mind me. I'm just mopping up my drool.

Nice! Congrats!
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Old 08-25-08, 05:17 PM   #3
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Tires look very well seasoned.
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Old 08-25-08, 05:20 PM   #4
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very nice.
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Old 08-25-08, 05:21 PM   #5
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Looks great! I don't love the look of the Rolfs, but they are supposed to be nice. I wonder how long it'll be before PF has '09 Rival in.
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Old 08-25-08, 05:24 PM   #6
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j00 need a zero-offset seatpost!
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Old 08-25-08, 05:24 PM   #7
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Looks great! I don't love the look of the Rolfs, but they are supposed to be nice. I wonder how long it'll be before PF has '09 Rival in.
They said mid september-ish
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Old 08-25-08, 05:34 PM   #8
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Nice!
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HOT!!!!

Now ride the he-double hockey stick out of it.
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DAMN a beauty....I really like the cost of the pedal force. And I am starting to think I should go with that instead of a soloist team. Originally, I didn't like the idea of no decals on a bike. But now I am starting to like the pure carbon look. What size is that? If you don't mind me asking what was the total cost of the bike with everything you have?
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Old 08-25-08, 05:55 PM   #11
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looks great!!...good job!!
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Talk about low spoke count wheels.....
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Old 08-25-08, 06:04 PM   #13
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Really nice bike. Good photos too.
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An understated look that seems to scream, "I can kick your butt!"

Beautiful Bike!
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Old 08-25-08, 06:19 PM   #15
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They said mid september-ish
It's already out. Just bug them to order it.

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Old 08-25-08, 06:24 PM   #16
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awwww, those would have completed the look!
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Pwitty. I especially like the pop of the orange bar tape.
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Tires look very well seasoned.
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..after "Nice".
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Very nice looking bike. I like the Rolfs. I'm not sold on the orange bar tape I would have done a mixed white/black pattern. Enjoy.
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Pwitty. I especially like the pop of the orange bar tape.
agreed.

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I'm not digging the orange bar tape. Black would be so much more stealth. But very nice bike!
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Old 08-25-08, 08:50 PM   #22
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yes, chain should have been on big ring, and carbon fsa cranks would complement it well, but overall very very tastefully built
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Old 08-25-08, 08:56 PM   #23
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what a piece of junk, and possibly unsafe to ride. please send it to me for proper disposal.
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that 09 sram is pretty sweet though- but well done, that is a nice rig
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what a piece of junk, and possibly unsafe to ride. please send it to me for proper disposal.
How trite.
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