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Old 02-01-10, 12:19 PM
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Like a unicycle on steroids. The wheelbase is so short compared to anything I've raced before it takes a couple miles to get used to. So far it is a no fuss no frills race bike and stiff. I haven't logged any long rides on it yet.
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Old 02-01-10, 04:47 PM
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Is this you at CalAggie??

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Old 02-01-10, 05:18 PM
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Like a unicycle on steroids. The wheelbase is so short compared to anything I've raced before it takes a couple miles to get used to. So far it is a no fuss no frills race bike and stiff. I haven't logged any long rides on it yet.
How does it compare to the Podio? If I get an alu race bike next year, it is between the spooky, podio or caad9, just wondering how the spooky and salsa compare.
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Old 02-01-10, 06:19 PM
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Ha Ha, yeah thats me. Gerlach was pissed I wouldn't help him but my teammate was off the front and I was just covering. That was right as he sat up and so did I.
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Old 02-01-10, 06:22 PM
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Nice. Now you have something in common with Lance: you've both pissed off Chad.
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Old 02-01-10, 08:11 PM
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Sadly that isn't hard to do. I don't think I've been in a race with him yet that he wasn't pissed about something someone did or yelling.
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Old 02-01-10, 08:56 PM
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sweet madone
Some people are born to fail.
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Old 02-02-10, 09:32 AM
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Who makes those brakes?

Planet X

http://www.planet-x-warehouse.co.uk/..._Per_Pair.html

Really impressed with them considering the weight and cost.
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Old 02-02-10, 11:24 AM
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102 GBP. What is that, like 500 bucks?
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102 GBP. What is that, like 500 bucks?
+/- $165
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Old 02-02-10, 11:48 AM
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Just under 165 dollars.

Bargain!
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Finished up my Ridley build. I just moved everything off my old race bike onto the Noah frame with a few new bits here and there. I still need to dial in my position, that's why there is some excess steerer tube. Sorry, I don't have a white garage door.



Damn nice...but then again I'm a little biased
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Old 02-02-10, 12:23 PM
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Originally Posted by jrennie View Post
Like a unicycle on steroids. The wheelbase is so short compared to anything I've raced before it takes a couple miles to get used to. So far it is a no fuss no frills race bike and stiff. I haven't logged any long rides on it yet.
Very cool. The fitter I went to suggested the Skeletor as a "best fit" frame for my proportions. Once I sell the ex's stupid ring this is whatr I'm getting.

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Old 02-03-10, 05:55 AM
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Got my new wheelset today. Still searching for a longer valve stem though.




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Old 02-03-10, 01:31 PM
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Originally Posted by jecjec81 View Post
Got my new wheelset today. Still searching for a longer valve stem though.




Um, this may not be the Hot or Not thread, but.........HOT!
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Old 02-03-10, 01:32 PM
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BTW, not to be an aesthetic weenie, but a white saddle would make that Dogma even hotter.
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Old 02-04-10, 03:41 PM
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Lookey here
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Old 02-04-10, 11:04 PM
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Where did you find that?

NOS?
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Old 02-04-10, 11:05 PM
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double-post

apparently chrome doesn't get along with the forum software?
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Old 02-05-10, 09:00 PM
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Where did you find that?

NOS?
Got the frameset used from a friend. My first carbon bike, and I love it.
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Old 02-05-10, 10:25 PM
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After nearly a decade riding (and racing) on an aluminum Trek 1000, I've pinched enough pennies to go big. Woot woot!


2010 6 series Madone. 58 cm. Weight = pre pedals, cages, computers, etc.


After pedals (Ultegra), cages, computer




Race XXX lite handlebar


Sram Force drivetrain (2010)


Bontrager Speed Limit Brakes


Race X lite stem (I had to cut some corners...)


Bontrager node 2 computer

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Old 02-05-10, 10:49 PM
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Looks like pretty much the same spec coming on mine. Encouraging weight given the heavy wheels, plus I'll have some Red and a size smaller frame. Might be stickin some wrenches down the seattube, or racing with the powertap
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Old 02-05-10, 10:59 PM
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Originally Posted by jrennie View Post
Like a unicycle on steroids. The wheelbase is so short compared to anything I've raced before it takes a couple miles to get used to. So far it is a no fuss no frills race bike and stiff. I haven't logged any long rides on it yet.
Yeah, it is "short" isn't it. Especially the rear wheel.

No worries on the distance beating you up. I've ridden mine on 200 km rides and felt fine. If anything I wish that the headtube was shorter so that I could get a little bit lower. Right now I have no spacers and a -17 degree stem and still wish to be a little lower.
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Old 02-05-10, 11:25 PM
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do you have a spine?

After a couple more rides it feels good and predictable but comfortable is a word I doubt I'll ever use afteer a road race on pot hole riddled Nor-Cal roads.
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Old 02-06-10, 08:28 AM
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Originally Posted by joebrew View Post
i'm a campagnolo/fulcrum guy but ascetically that is one VERY hot bike. i am a sucker for gray, silver, and black. the white stem, spokes, hood, and saddle just make it all that much better. congratulations!
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