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  1. Thread: Saddle

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    They make two versions: one without a cutout and...

    They make two versions: one without a cutout and one with (called C17 carved). I have one of each; to be honest I can't tell any difference between the two.
  2. Thread: Saddle

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    No experience with the B17, but I have been using...

    No experience with the B17, but I have been using the C17 Cambium for about a year and like it a lot. When set up properly, there shouldn't be any perineal pressure.
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    I had five, now I am down to three and trying to...

    I had five, now I am down to three and trying to downsize further to two. I ride on the road only, and I have decided that having one main bike plus a back-up (which also acts as a commuter/beater...
  4. Thread: Hot r Not

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    The Seven is hot; well done!

    The Seven is hot; well done!
  5. I let her know I am leaving, and give her an...

    I let her know I am leaving, and give her an estimate of when I think I will be back. If I am not back within an hour of my estimated time, she will text or call to make sure I am not in a ditch on...
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    At 5'10", the M/L Giant TCR should theoretically...

    At 5'10", the M/L Giant TCR should theoretically work but not for everyone. The TCR is designed more as a race bike and the top tube is a bit long and the headtube short (which is what works well for...
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    My Seven: ...

    My Seven:

    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/03/5585cf5fc3be8d61a23045dc3c0b19e9.jpg
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    Don't overthink, just buy those :)

    Don't overthink, just buy those :)
  9. Thread: Hot r Not

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    ^^ Yes.

    ^^ Yes.
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    The 9-speed Sora components aren't too bad. I...

    The 9-speed Sora components aren't too bad. I also don't think $500 is too far off, but offer a little lower ($400 maybe?) and see what happens. Every time I try to sell something, I first get a...
  11. I have recently owned or still own: -...

    I have recently owned or still own:

    - Zanconato lugged steel
    - Seven Elium carbon/ti
    - Tsunami aluminum
    - Giant Defy aluminum

    To be perfectly honest, if I had to keep just one bike, the...
  12. Nowadays, pretty much no big manufacturer uses...

    Nowadays, pretty much no big manufacturer uses the BSA standard; at least none that I can think of.
  13. That sucks, hope you heal quickly. And put a...

    That sucks, hope you heal quickly.

    And put a chain catcher on that thing :) I can't imagine buying a nice carbon frame and not using one; seems like really cheap insurance.
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    I have been using the Yakima Forklift on my...

    I have been using the Yakima Forklift on my Nissan Murano for a little over two years now and have had no issues. It seems to hold the bike in securely (even at interstate speeds), and my gas mileage...
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    I don't know, I guess it is to me. When I do a...

    I don't know, I guess it is to me. When I do a 30-mile ride with 2,500 feet of climbing, I think of it as pretty hilly.
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    I have been on carbon clinchers for about two...

    I have been on carbon clinchers for about two years, 7,000 miles. I also bought them used, but not sure how many miles the previous owner had on them. Anyways, there is no sign of wear on the brake...
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    First, just want to make sure that you understand...

    First, just want to make sure that you understand you can't just upgrade your brakes to discs if your frame isn't made to take them in the first place. In that case, you would have to buy a whole new...
  18. Thread: Hot r Not

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    Nice first bike. But for this thread, at least...

    Nice first bike. But for this thread, at least pull the dork disc off the rear wheel before posting a picture, would you? That automatically makes it not.

    :D
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    I am just as fast on my 16 lbs titanium Seven as...

    I am just as fast on my 16 lbs titanium Seven as I am on my 19 lbs aluminum Giant and steel Zanconato. They have essentially identical contact points (so the fit between them is essentially...
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    I had one a while back. It didn't feel "soft"...

    I had one a while back. It didn't feel "soft" (size 60, and I am 225 lbs); in fact it was a quite nice ride.

    http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m27/fikretatalay/Bikes/PA050204.jpg
  21. Thread: Truing G3

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    I took my rear Zonda wheel in for a very minor...

    I took my rear Zonda wheel in for a very minor true once (most people wouldn't have even bothered with it), and the first ride after I picked them up I broke a spoke. Maybe just a coincidence, but...
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    Just curious, how tall are you and what type of...

    Just curious, how tall are you and what type of bike did you end up buying?
  23. I would go with the carbon frame / 105 group. I...

    I would go with the carbon frame / 105 group. I really like my aluminum Defy with 105, but the carbon bike seems like a decent deal.
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    Mine have been going strong, no issues at all.

    Mine have been going strong, no issues at all.
  25. Thread: Hot r Not

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    Looks promising, but needs a second bottle cage...

    Looks promising, but needs a second bottle cage and a proper sideshot (also preferably without the giant seat bag :)). A bit of color wouldn't hurt also; maybe white saddle and bartape?
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