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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 06-29-14, 08:47 PM   #1
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If your bike were a car, which car would it be?

So, which car do you imagine your bike resembles or reminds you of? Why so?

I imagine my Breezer Venturi would be a Morgan AeroMax! It's a rare original, authentically classic, yet just as much modern; sporty, but with an elegance that stands out from the crowd.





What about yours? Lets see some pix!
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Old 06-29-14, 08:50 PM   #2
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MY Allez would be a Mazda3, a poor man's sports car.
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Old 06-29-14, 08:53 PM   #3
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I'm with 2702 -- my Lexa S is a Mazda 3... except the Mazda has a better engine!
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lol all i can say is my devinci would be a canadian car... haha a canadian mazda
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Nice thread!!

I picture my CAAD10 as a stock Mustang GT... because it's a nice platform to modify and upgrade components.




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Old 06-29-14, 09:22 PM   #7
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wait, if our bikes have shimano components does that mean we all have Honda’s being Japanese and all??
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Old 06-29-14, 09:50 PM   #8
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Nice thread!!

I picture my CAAD10 as a stock Mustang GT... because it's a nice platform to modify and upgrade components.



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Nice! I was wondering which way the CAADs would go; hadn't thought customized American muscle, but I like it!
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My Colnago...a smoking hot Italian de Tomaso Pantera with 351 Ford American muscle (me!).
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Let me see, my Focus Izalco is German so I would call it a Porsche 911. Too bad it is powered by a worn out VW Beetle engine...
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I call my bike the Magic Bike, so therefore if it were a car, it would be Chitty Chitty Bang Bang aka the Magic Car.

The bike is a BMC GF01.
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Nice thread!!

I picture my CAAD10 as a stock Mustang GT... because it's a nice platform to modify and upgrade components.



I was thinking my 10-5 was more like an Audi A3. Similar to 2702; a sporty, but inexpensive, ride. But I would definitely agree that it's a frame that I can throw some upgraded components on.

My Bianchi Brava is probably like a 4-door Fiat, maybe a Siena.
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Old 06-29-14, 10:44 PM   #13
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My felt carbon Z5 would be a corvette Zo6. Similar characteristics.
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yea...like everyone thinks he rides a sports car. sheesh. mine is ford focus and i'm proud of it.
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yea...like everyone thinks he rides a sports car. sheesh. mine is ford focus and i'm proud of it.
Well, I do have a race bike...

My Evo would be a Porsche 911 with the engine of 1972 VW Bug (having owned one I know precisely how much power it didn't have).
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Old 06-29-14, 11:07 PM   #18
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My Colnago...a smoking hot Italian de Tomaso Pantera with 351 Ford American muscle (me!).
I'd think the Dream Lux has a little more GT5 in it, but I dig where you're going!




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Mine would be the Urkelmobile, where the front of the car and the door of the car are the same part of the car....
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yea...like everyone thinks he rides a sports car. sheesh. mine is ford focus and i'm proud of it.
In all fairness these bikes are racing bikes. You could probably compare the focus to a hybrid like the Sirrus or the Escape. If you go to the MTB you'd receive all AWD jeep like vehicles, and CX would be rally cars.
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oki doki. keep telling yourself you are a speedster. we all need to dream. it's all good fun.
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oki doki. keep telling yourself you are a speedster. we all need to dream.
I know a lot of people with nice Ferraris, Lambos etc. and they could probably get smoked by somebody else on a mazda miata. All I know is that, given the same rider and on asphalt, a road bike would be faster than a MTB.
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I've always thought the Ford Focus, in the two-door variant, and especially the SVT, was a pretty hot hatchback! Definitely sporty in my book!
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If there is a Lamborghini Huracán of bikes, it's probably the Wilier Cento 1 SR:



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oki doki. keep telling yourself you are a speedster. we all need to dream. it's all good fun.
The bike is like the frame of a car, the rider is like the engine. We a new thread where we compare our bikes to car bodies and our engines to hamsters in wheels.
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