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  1. Agreed, and to the OP deeper carbon wheels may...

    Agreed, and to the OP deeper carbon wheels may not make you faster, but they do help you save energy, IMO. I recently switched from Campy Eurus wheels, to Reynolds MV32UL clinchers and while the aero...
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    My poor MTN. bike and commuter don't get much...

    My poor MTN. bike and commuter don't get much love as of lately. I look at them hanging on the rack and feel bad at times. But then I remember how I have helped them overcome the adversity of the...
  3. Not too terribly much difference unless you build...

    Not too terribly much difference unless you build a set, but I would try and contact the other parties insurance like the others have said before spending any cash.
  4. Sorry to hear about your crash bud, bontrager is...

    Sorry to hear about your crash bud, bontrager is a decent wheelset when it comes to entry level stuff. You could pickup a set of raceXlight for less than $200 and they would suffice. I would go with...
  5. Check the top cap and stem bolts as well. You...

    Check the top cap and stem bolts as well. You probably already have but its possible. I had a friends bike that I was chasing down a squeak on and I ended up pulingl the stem and spacers and...
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    Not anywhere too crazy, but we are going to...

    Not anywhere too crazy, but we are going to Tucson, Az. over Christmas for about 10 days, plan on doing quite a bit of riding out there.
  7. That is interesting about the brakes. My skeleton...

    That is interesting about the brakes. My skeleton brakes are far superior to anything I have ever ridden. I would be curious to hear your review of the new Campy if you go in that direction. I'm...
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    My fitter is one of the dedicated fitters. With a...

    My fitter is one of the dedicated fitters. With a full stock of seats/stems/bars, and the like. He is also very well connected and have know him to refer people in other areas to reputable fitters in...
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    I apologize this doesn't answer your original...

    I apologize this doesn't answer your original post entirely but have you considered an older set of Eurus wheels? Not sure if the freehub can be swapped as I have never had to look into that but if...
  10. Thread: Bar tape

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    +1 more for Fizik, I also like the Specialized...

    +1 more for Fizik, I also like the Specialized Classic tape.
  11. Thanks, yea that rear wheel..... I may or may not...

    Thanks, yea that rear wheel..... I may or may not have just bent a spoke on my Eurus wheel and had to throw that one on there for temporary. I've been thinking about doing something with the stem but...
  12. Couple pictures from my ride today, too pretty of...

    Couple pictures from my ride today, too pretty of a day not to go out, 70 degrees and not a cloud in the sky.

    http://i1338.photobucket.com/albums/o695/benmadary/photo2_zps8a9f7992.jpg...
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    Surfside Beach, Tx., Gulf of Mexico Beautiful...

    Surfside Beach, Tx., Gulf of Mexico
    Beautiful day for a ride.
    http://i1338.photobucket.com/albums/o695/benmadary/photo2_zps8a9f7992.jpg
  14. Shhhhhh!! Good eye. Yes I know you are always...

    Shhhhhh!! Good eye. Yes I know you are always supposed to paint objects as they sit in "real life" but it was much easier to do upside down. I am just going to deal with the small arear of dry shot...
  15. Yes sanded down all the old graphics and...

    Yes sanded down all the old graphics and deglossed the entire frame prior to applying sealer.
  16. I also have always wondered about this. I've...

    I also have always wondered about this. I've never done the research on this topic but I agree I painted my Z28 and no one cares if I were to de-badge it. I think where the "legal" issue comes up if...
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    The best thing to do in my opinion is find out as...

    The best thing to do in my opinion is find out as much about the history of the bike as you can. Much like buying a car you want to find out if it has been crashed and if the maintenance has been...
  18. Used all PPG products NCS sealer, DBC basecoat,...

    Used all PPG products NCS sealer, DBC basecoat, and DCU clear. I haven't buffed/polished the clear haven't decided if I'm going to spend the time to do it. It really doesn't need it to be honest.
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  19. A couple reasons, 1. I like supporting the...

    A couple reasons,
    1. I like supporting the company, Yes it more or less free advertising, and I am ok with that
    2. I like the way it looks.
  20. Yea I considered the "legal" side of it and aside...

    Yea I considered the "legal" side of it and aside from the fact that the logos were sourced from outside vendors it is being portrayed in a light that still shines "look at me I'm a Specialized" and...
  21. This^^, Yes I am currently working on starting my...

    This^^, Yes I am currently working on starting my shop(CycleWorks).

    -It started black/red, then it was primed, then a few different stages of basecoat and then cleared in the final pictures. ...
  22. Tarmac Transformation (Warning low-res photos:-(

    Finally got around to painting my frame today. Some things didn't turn out exactly how I wanted but all in all I like the final outcome. Snapped some photos during the process and figured I would...
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    Looks great man! I wouldn't change a thing....for...

    Looks great man! I wouldn't change a thing....for now. I have the same philosophy as you and "Campag". As much as I want to be happy with the outcome of mine(just finished painting it today) there...
  24. Just FYI the guy selling that bike buys and sells...

    Just FYI the guy selling that bike buys and sells bike regularly. He purchases them on many different sources and list them for sale on craigslist.(just to be clear, there isn't anything wrong with...
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    I've seen tons of nice Venge's going for around...

    I've seen tons of nice Venge's going for around the 3k price range on ebay but as someone stated it would be difficult to look at in person before purchasing.
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