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Old 09-11-07, 10:18 AM   #1
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SoCal BF's New Road Bikes of 2007:

SoCal BF's New Bikes of 2007
Talk about our buying power of the bling!

Here's the Road Bike roll call:
(PM me if I missed yours, I know I overlooked a lot)

Apples4john: Specialized Ruby Comp/ ?
awiner: Look 595/Campy Record
BigSean: Look 585/Dura Ace
ClanLee: Specialized Tarmac Expert/Ultegra
Cleave: Serotta Attack/Campy Record
Crash716: Fuji Team RC/Dura Ace
Cyclon: Bianchi Volpe/ ?
Crash716: Fuji Team RC/ ?
Dizzy: Cannondale CAAD and Guerciotti steel/Campy Centaur
Drew12: Specialized Roubaix Pro/ ?
DScott: Time VXS/Campy Record
Dubbayoo: Pedal Force/SRAM Rival
felt1: Felt F2/Dura Ace
Genedoc: Felt B2 TT/ ?
Go_Fast: Motobecane/Campy Chorus
Gretzky: Cervelo SLC-SL/DuraAce
Happytime: Specialized S-Works Ruby/Campy Record
Herbm: Giant Cadex 98/105
Indolent: Look 565/Campy Centaur
JanB: Cannondale Synapse Fem/ ?
JP Conrad: Cannondale Synapse Sl and System Six/Dura Ace
jsigone: Bianchi Via Nirone/Ultegra/105
Luwin: Specialized S-Works Tarmac/Campy
Mateo44: Look 555/Ultegra
Mel44: Scott Contessa Pro/Ultegra
MErider1: TBD
Mo'Phat: Leader 796r/Dura Ace
OCRoadie: Specialized S-Works Roubaix SL/Dura-Ace
PaulB: Specialized Tarmac Pro/Ultegra
Pheard: Giant OCR C3/105-Ultegra
Psydotek: Giant TCX
Ronjon10: Specialized Roubaix Pro/Dura Ace-Ultegra
Seamus: Guerciotti steel/ Campy Centaur
shakeNbake: Wilier Sestriere/ ?
smoke: Time VXR/SRAM Force
Surferbruce: Look 565/Campy
thomson: Bianchi 928/Campy Chorus
TPrevost: Look 585 Ultra/ Dura Ace
UmneyDurak: Cannondale CAAD8 Optimo1/ ?
UrbanKnight: Litespeed Classic/Ultegra
VanceMac: Token Corsa/Campy
Wkend Warrior: Trek Madone 5.2SL/ ?
Zymans: Serotta Legend TI/Dura Ace

Interesting roadbike numbers so far!
Brands (more than one): Specialized (8), Look (6), Cannondale (5), Giant (3), Bianchi (3)Serotta (2), Felt (2), Guerciotti (2), Time (2), Fuji (2)
Componentry: Shimano (18), Campagnolo (11), SRAM (2)


Fixed Gear, Single Speed, Mountain and other bikes:

1955: Iron Horse Maverick 5.5 MTB
BigSean: Specialized Langster
Brian Sorrell: Univega SS
cjbruin: Tsumani FG
dddave: Mercier Kilo TT
Efficiency: Giant Bowery fixed and Gary Fisher Tassajara
Go_Fast: Mercier ??
ggallin: iro mark v
JanB: Specialized Epic FS
JPConrad: Bianchi Pista
Markw: Bacchetta Carbon Aero recumbent
Oleanshoebox: Zion 660
Psydotek: IRO SE Fixed Gear
Roadfix: Litespeed Classic SS
sjmayclin: Merckx track bike/Campy Record-Pista
Summoner12: Giant Trance II MTB
UmneyDurak: Specialized Langster
Zymans: Specialized Langster and Bachetta Corsa

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Old 09-11-07, 10:22 AM   #2
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I live southish, bayish, do I count? I got my skinny tired road monster 2 months ago.
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Old 09-11-07, 10:24 AM   #3
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I live southish, bayish, do I count? I got my skinny tired road monster 2 months ago.
Why not?
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Old 09-11-07, 10:26 AM   #4
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Efficiency's new Gary Fisher Tassajara
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I love Socal.

But please don't tell the norcalers, they have instruments of torture.
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Old 09-11-07, 10:27 AM   #6
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Road bikes only?
Do you hate fatties Joy?

Seriously though, I'm a poor boy compared to all those Carbon Record/Dura-Ace wonder bikes up there.
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I go for quantity, not quality:

Giant Bowery (48x18 fixed)
Gary Fisher Tassajara (fat tired death machine, non-disc version)
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Old 09-11-07, 10:32 AM   #9
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Talk about our buying power of the bling!
Here's the roll call:
You just had to this, didn't you. You realize that by posting this you have set in motion a chain of events that can only lead to a divorce?
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Old 09-11-07, 10:35 AM   #10
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You just had to this, didn't you. You realize that by posting this you have set in motion a chain of events that can only lead to a divorce?
Au Contrare! Once Dorothy sees you rocket up those mountains on carbon fiber Eurotrash she's going to swoon all over again. You'll have trouble finding enough time and energy to ride the bike!
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Old 09-11-07, 10:37 AM   #11
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You just had to this, didn't you. You realize that by posting this you have set in motion a chain of events that can only lead to a divorce?
Maybe we can get a group rate.... I am feeling a little deficient with my Cannondale CAAD 3 (bone shaker) that I just put together. My wife will really divorce me if I tell her I need a new bike.
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Old 09-11-07, 10:44 AM   #12
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Not much new this year. Just the following:

199? Guerciotti lugged steel with Centaur10 and Scirocco wheels.
2007 IRO BFSSFG Group buy fixed (pics in the BFSSFG Pics thread).

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You can add my 2007 Giant TCX and IRO BFSSFG SE Fixed Gear. Neither are blingy but both are fun as heck to ride and put a significant dent in my bank account.

The year's not over though and i have one more frameset in my sights...
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You just had to this, didn't you. You realize that by posting this you have set in motion a chain of events that can only lead to a divorce?
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Old 09-11-07, 10:52 AM   #15
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Seriously you guys. Don't you know that bling-y bikes make wimmin hot for you?

Why else do you think I'm married a guy who rides a Cervelo R3???

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What if it's used but new to me? Litespeed Classic w/ Ultegra
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Wack!

2007 Roubaix Pro / DurTegra with a bit of FSA and SRAM thrown in for character.
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Yep...

Mateo44 -- Look 555/Ultegra
Mel44 -- Scott Contessa Pro/Ultegra
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Didn't GoFast get a fixie?

And Brandy got a Cervelo

PaulB got a Tarmac

That's all I can think of off the top of my head so far . . .
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Do our SS conversion projects count? All the parts are new on mine except the frame, which has new paint and the handlebars which are newly wrapped. How about Luwin's SS conversion. Hot looking machine!
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Don't forget me. Specialized Tarmac Expert/Ultegra

Over 850 miles since the end of June and climbing.
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Seriously you guys. Don't you know that bling-y bikes make wimmin hot for you?

You think I would marry a guy who didn't ride a Cervelo R3???

Not mine...all she does is complain how much I spend on bike stuff.....

My new one probably be in the 2008 thread...all I can do is drool and be jealous for now...
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MErider1: Anxiously awaiting

Fixed Gear and Single Speed:
Efficiency: Giant Bowery fixed and Gary Fisher Tassajara
You could say that MErider1 is "expecting"

And just to be annoying, the Gary Fisher isn't single speed. Normal 22/32/44 crank and 9 speed cassette.
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