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Old 02-13-15, 06:06 PM
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Originally Posted by af2nr
What size tires can you fit on there? Good looking bike!
Thanks, I literally walked in the shop and fell for the colors. I have 35's on it, maybe 38 but I won't buy a tire to try haha. I had a Slingshot before the BMC and this BMC is just as comfortable as the Slingshot. I was amazed with the ride.



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Old 02-14-15, 04:38 PM
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Specialized Crux

Just finished this today. A 2012 Crux Expert frame built up with a flat bar. It's replacing my 10 year old MTB and is my new do-it-all rig. Too cold to ride but it's ready to go!






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Originally Posted by ajemm
Just finished this today. A 2012 Crux Expert frame built up with a flatbar. It's replacing my 10 year old MTB and is my new do-it-all rig. Too cold to ride but it's ready to go!





That is a very nice bike. And I really mean that. Great job ajemm.
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Originally Posted by gomango
My Merckx AluCross from last Saturday's snow ride.

[IMG]Untitled by gomango1849, on Flickr[/IMG]
I don't know what I like better the bike or your little fish in you signature.
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Originally Posted by Gus90
Thanks

I may be going overboard but I ordered a set of these cages to replace the cheapo chinese knock offs I put on it above which do a poor job of keeping the bottles secure...



and of course some orange bottles to go with it...



Then someday when the white bar tape is cashed, I'll have to decide between basic black or the Fizik orange so it is an exact match to the saddle. (I'll probably go with black but you never know):

Shades Gulf racing colors?
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Originally Posted by cs1
That is a very nice bike. And I really mean that. Great job ajemm.
Thanks! It was a really fun build. Can't wait to ride it.
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Soma Double Cross

This is currently set-up as my commuter but have the tires for making it gravel worthy.

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Here's my Shogun Prairie Breaker Expert, changed it over from 3x7 to 3x10 with 105 STI's, rides really nice and comfortable
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This is my Favorite thread. Great to see how everybody loves their bikes. Cool Bean People.
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Originally Posted by Diablito
Here is my Baby
Stylish bike tires seems ok
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Nice looking ride! What kind of fenders do you have on there?
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fenders are planet bike speedez hybrid. they are sold to fit up to 35mm tires, i got 28 and sure there is plenty of room. rattle free, but only ridden once and on semi good asphalt after ice on the road had cleared out and just before a snow fall.

i did modify the front fender with a planet bike longer rubber flap and since it has the same opening for grommets it looks OME.

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Mines ready for winter.
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Before the Westside Dirty Benjamin (June 2014):



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New to me, 2013 Felt F75X. In need of some bar tape and pedals.
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Originally Posted by cs1
Shades Gulf racing colors?
It sure looks that way. I decided not to go with those black/orange cages. The orange was a little too far off. The bottles though look awesome. As for the orange tape, I'm sticking with white for now and maybe black down the road if I find the white too difficult to keep clean.
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Originally Posted by macca33
2013 Focus Mares CX with Ultegra 6800, Zipp cockpit, Selle Italia saddle and Fulcrum R1s - loves the gravel....






cheers
Great looking bike. Focus always puts out some clean builds.
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Motobecane Cross Pro Ti
Forgot how much fun it is to ride in the snow.


*Manhattan NY, West Side Greenway.
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Originally Posted by PharmD

Here's the most current setup - I swapped tires to Clement X'Plor USH 35mm.
Sweet looking bike with great lines. Interesting the way the chainstays curve up a bit at the back, making the rear triangle appear rounded.
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Getting ready for the Holey Roller this weekend. weather looks a little soggy and chilly.



54cm Salsa Vaya w/ Apex and TRP Spyre brakes. 42mm Continental Speed Ride tires.
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Originally Posted by Mint Sauce
Hello from Belgium!

Obviously there are plenty of local cyclocross bike manufacturers here in Belgium, but still, I was drawn to a legendary American frame, which I built up with SRAM Force, TRP brakes, DT Swiss/Tune wheels and a lot more Ritchey stuff. It rides brilliantly, especially on longer rides. For proper cx racing, carbon fibre is the way to go, but I use this bike on 2-3 hour rides where my friends are on MTBs, and on anything bar very rocky downhills, they are at a disadvantage.
















Just beautiful.....
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My replacement cyclox is:
2004 Redline Conquest Pro Frame/fork
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