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    How many have bought Ti

    only to be left wondering what the hoopla was about?

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    I am very pleased with my Habanero Ti.

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    Wait, does this have something to do with BikesDirect??
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    I had a brief love affair with a Ti frame. I was definitely not disappointed. Seemed very comfortable to me and plenty stiff. Unfortunately, it was one size too big for me. I shouldn't have bought it in the first place, but the deal was so good.

    That was probably 7-8 years ago. These days good carbon frames seem much more affordable to me than they did back then.
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    Which hoopla is that?

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    I have a Ti bike but I didn't know there was any hoopla associated with it. I like it. I pedal and it goes...and it's shiny while doing so!
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    Can't stand mine. Horrible piece of junk.

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    I plan to ride mine for the rest of my life.

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    Mine is perfectly suited to its particular use. But it's not meant to be a high performance road bike. For that, carbon can't be beat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bt View Post
    only to be left wondering what the hoopla was about?
    Was yours made in China?
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    What's not to like?

    Looks like you're the only one bt.

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    Halfie, don't start. lol
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    Please describe said "hoopla".

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    Quote Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
    Halfie, don't start. lol
    It's already started. I'm just contributing.
    Telemachus has, indeed, sneezed.

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    No, he just tried to light a fuse, but the fuse is wet. And cold, probably.
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    I have a story about a friend with 3 Ti bikes, but I've told it already.
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    Ah what the hell, tell it again!
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    I have not bought Ti...









    ...yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
    I have not bought Ti...









    ...yet.
    So it's not too late to save you from a lack of hoopla?
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    Quote Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
    I have not bought Ti...

    ...yet.
    ...I have. It makes me feel, what's the word ?Spectrum Bicycle 07-01-11 006.jpg...special.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Herbie53 View Post
    So it's not too late to save you from a lack of hoopla?
    ...lack of hoopla is essentially what destroyed my first marriage.
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    No wonder everybody hates you.

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    I had read all the stories about the hoopla before I ordered mine. Actually, the hoopla is what pushed me over the edge to buy it. No regrets.

    Nice try, though.
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    I currently own 3 Ti road bikes. I highly prefer them to the carbon bikes I've had.

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    Mine is one of the last Lynskey Litespeeds (built in Chattanooga).

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    I had a Ti that I liked a lot. I went to carbon and from pure performance, the high mod carbon is better. Less flex but all day comfort. To note: I do not have experience with a large number of frames in either material.

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