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    THIS is new technology...2.75 lbs and pretty...

    THIS is new technology...2.75 lbs and pretty aerodynamic.

    http://www.tgdaily.com/images/stories/article_images/conventions/ces2008/delta7/arantix1.jpg

    More information here.
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    The System Six or the Super Six. The System Six...

    The System Six or the Super Six. The System Six will not ride nearly as comfortably as the Tarmac. The Super Six will ride a bit nicer than the System Six but still not as comfortably as the Tarmac....
  3. Absolutely. It is a very fun bike and sometimes I...

    Absolutely. It is a very fun bike and sometimes I think the fact it is not as forgiving makes you a better rider. My other bike is a Cannondale Prophet 3 and it is far more versatile than the Epic...
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    In October of 2005, I bought a Tarmac Pro and a...

    In October of 2005, I bought a Tarmac Pro and a Roubaix Pro. At the time, the geometry was the biggest difference, most of that being in the head tube length and angle. It was great having two bikes...
  5. The Stumpy is a better all around bike. Very...

    The Stumpy is a better all around bike. Very versatile and well balanced, you really can't go wrong with it. It is also pretty forgiving.

    The Epic is built for speed and it does it well. It isn't...
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    They were here in both August and September. I...

    They were here in both August and September. I rode the SL2 road bike in August and the Roubaix and their mountain bikes in September. I fell in love with the S Works Epic. 2 months later, I found a...
  7. Cannondale will build what sells and discontinue...

    Cannondale will build what sells and discontinue what doesn't sell. Supply and demand, Business 101.

    With that being said, I wouldn't let the fact that a frame I like might be discontinued in the...
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    What's wrong with a little snow? As long as its...

    What's wrong with a little snow? As long as its cold enough to stay frozen and not get too slushy, its not much of a problem to ride in it.

    http://mlewis.smugmug.com/photos/123167503-L.jpg
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  9. I have an 07 Prophet 3 I've had just about a...

    I have an 07 Prophet 3 I've had just about a year. I like it really well. It goes over everything and is very forgiving, almost seems like cheating. In fact, its too easy to get comfortable on it and...
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    As rbart4506 stated, the 08 Pro and 08 Expert...

    As rbart4506 stated, the 08 Pro and 08 Expert share the same frame. It might also help you to know that the 07 Pro frame is the same as the 08 frames you're inquiring about. Depending the the frame...
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    Its a combination of factors. 1. Colder air is...

    Its a combination of factors.

    1. Colder air is denser making the wind resistance higher.

    2. Your body burns more fuel simply keeping itself warm, using some of the energy you'd use pedaling.
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    The elevation is actually pretty accurate most of...

    The elevation is actually pretty accurate most of the time. The problems you have are when the weather changes drastically between rides, it takes a while for it to calibrate to the changes but once...
  13. They're not the lightest and certainly not the...

    They're not the lightest and certainly not the stiffest wheelset out there but are an extremely nice riding wheelset that can take as much abuse as just about anything else out there. At that price,...
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    I know at least 2 people over 220 lbs riding the...

    I know at least 2 people over 220 lbs riding the ES wheels and have been for close to a year with no problems. They're a pretty solid wheel.
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    I got to demo an SL2 in August. It was very...

    I got to demo an SL2 in August. It was very impressive. Here are some pics.

    http://www.smugmug.com/photos/182827314-L.jpg

    http://www.smugmug.com/photos/182826901-L.jpg
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    On our Tuesday Nite Rides, if a small group takes...

    On our Tuesday Nite Rides, if a small group takes off the front, our ride leader just makes a right (or left) turn. Then they get to hammer it back and try to catch up. At the next regroup, he'll...
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    Isn't the stem adjustable? On my 2004, it was...

    Isn't the stem adjustable? On my 2004, it was multi position adjustable. It was a pretty wide variety of angles you could choose from. I thought they were still adjustable.
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    I don't know the availability of a Tarmac Pro...

    I don't know the availability of a Tarmac Pro compact. It is a matter of supply and demand. If they have very few of that particular model and frame size in stock, there will be little to no price...
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    Very well put. I sold my Roubaix last week...

    Very well put.

    I sold my Roubaix last week (traded for an 07 S-Works Epic). I gave the guy the choice between my Roubaix and Tarmac, both were in excellent condition and I couldn't decide which I...
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    The dealer's web site has a list of closeout...

    The dealer's web site has a list of closeout specials. We were looking to see if there were any 07 S-Works Tarmacs on closeout in my size (my LBS let me peek over his shoulder). There were only two...
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    The levels you're asking about are apples and...

    The levels you're asking about are apples and oranges...the S-Works Roubaix is going to be a much higher level bike with much better components, wheels and a higher grade carbon frame than the Tarmac...
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    Ditto. With that being said, the biggest...

    Ditto.

    With that being said, the biggest improvement you can make is wheels but $400-$500 isn't gonna cut it. Just ride it, save up your money, then upgrade in a year to a nice 08 on closeout. Or...
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    Time to take a grinder to that thing and see if...

    Time to take a grinder to that thing and see if you can shave a few grams off it. :D
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    Unless you also leave the keys in the...

    Unless you also leave the keys in the convertible, then both would probably be gone pretty quick. Just don't leave the keys in your bike when you walk away from it.
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    39x23 on my Tarmac. I live a couple of miles from...

    39x23 on my Tarmac. I live a couple of miles from Tolt Hill Rd and ride up it frequently. If you ride up from 202, the steepest pitch is about 9% with frequent easier sections, averaging about 5.7%...
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