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AHHHH, So cursed, love the look of carbon, but the ride of steel

Old 09-04-10, 11:17 AM
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AHHHH, So cursed, love the look of carbon, but the ride of steel

I just cant stop looking at my 2300, especially with the blackburn pump I just picked up , but my IronMan master is sooooo smooth, but a tad to big. I think Im gonna end up just selling both to get an RB1, but this weekend its so nice out and I can ride because I just sit there trying to decide which to get on

I know this has already come up with me but I just still wanna complain ha ha

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Old 09-04-10, 11:26 AM
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What's the problem, keep both and get the RB1.
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Old 09-04-10, 11:29 AM
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What's the problem, keep both and get the RB1.

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Old 09-04-10, 12:31 PM
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is this the Iron man we saw last week on CL?
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Old 09-04-10, 12:35 PM
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Size on the Master**********
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Old 09-04-10, 01:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll View Post
is this the Iron man we saw last week on CL?
Yeah but I took it down, just couldnt sell it

Actually am switching the STI's off the trek over to it right now.........
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Originally Posted by RobbieTunes View Post
Size on the Master**********
58cm, Im sure you remember it LOL

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What is the trek, a 54? Judging by the amount of seat post showing that things real small for you. Maybe you just need a slightly shorter stem and a lower profile saddle and the centurian could be perfecto.
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Originally Posted by MikesChevelle View Post
Yeah but I took it down, just couldnt sell it

Actually am switching the STI's off the trek over to it right now.........
well make up your mind what your going to do with it. I am tired of you teasing me with it
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Old 09-04-10, 01:57 PM
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RB1 is nice but over rated. I had a 3 tubed carbon trek it fit great...I sold it for fear of the bike exploding on a ride. I do regret selling it. Oh well. I'd say screw the RB1 and find an old French bike. Most people are still scared of french bottom brackets. Look at a Motobecane Gran Record or PX10...

Even though the RB1 is classic it lacks the style and finesse of our older french jalopies. Heck even a Carlton would be a nice catch. Keep looking.
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Old 09-04-10, 02:03 PM
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Don't worry, I'll take good care of that Trek for you. Seems to be my size...
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Uh oh.... That same bike has been showing up on St. Louis CL for a week or so....
Are you in/near STL?
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Buy modern carbon, it rides better than steel.
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yeah Im in stl. I just finished the swap, STI's are now on the Centurion and the DT's are on the Trek...............Treks for sale
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Originally Posted by Ragooch View Post
Buy modern carbon, it rides better than steel.
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Here is a terrible, low light, teaser pic of what I hope to be a bike Ill keep. Still need to "calibrate" it

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Old 09-04-10, 07:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Ragooch View Post
Buy modern carbon, it rides better than steel.
read post #3
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Originally Posted by Ragooch View Post
Buy modern carbon, it rides better than steel.
True but if money is tight run what ya brung....
I'm still looking for a 2300 in my size.
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Just wondering ...what is your experience with the RB-1?

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Originally Posted by SoreFeet View Post
RB1 is nice but over rated. I had a 3 tubed carbon trek it fit great...I sold it for fear of the bike exploding on a ride. I do regret selling it. Oh well. I'd say screw the RB1 and find an old French bike. Most people are still scared of french bottom brackets. Look at a Motobecane Gran Record or PX10...

Even though the RB1 is classic it lacks the style and finesse of our older french jalopies. Heck even a Carlton would be a nice catch. Keep looking.
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Old 09-04-10, 09:22 PM
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Perhaps a new bike with carbon stays and a steel triangle? There's a custom fabricator in Indy that does these. The frame is $1600 I think?
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Originally Posted by MikesChevelle View Post
Here is a terrible, low light, teaser pic of what I hope to be a bike Ill keep. Still need to "calibrate" it

Drop a ZL-1 in the Chevelle and forget about bikes.
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