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Dream bike?

Old 10-18-17, 12:10 AM
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Dream bike?

Just curious about everyone's dream bike it can be an existing bike, a bike that hasn't even been made yet, or whatever. Also how much would your dream bike be worth to you? Would you take it instead of a car? (if it could never be stolen). NOTE* This is not real so let's say you are out of money, then please don't say you would keep it so you would pay for mortgages or something XD.
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Old 10-18-17, 12:31 AM
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OK. I am out of money, but I wouldn't keep it to pay for my mortgage? I'm not going to have much of a "dream" bike am I?
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Old 10-18-17, 01:06 AM
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Saw this aero bike on the other forum and thought if this was a religious cult I'd be shouting "hallelujah I believe!"

In the future I believe they'll make super light and strong wheels with disk brakes so you won't have to worry about heat on the carbon rims. Also they'll have fat tires that are lighter than any tires we have now. In my dreams the frames and wheels have no manufacturing decals. Aliens land and give everyone bikes like this.


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Old 10-18-17, 05:06 AM
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I made my dream come true.
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Old 10-18-17, 05:21 AM
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My dream bike was...

a 1976 Bianchi Specialissima. I will never own one. PG
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Old 10-18-17, 05:51 AM
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An indirect steering titanium tadpole trike.
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Old 10-18-17, 06:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Phil_gretz View Post
a 1976 Bianchi Specialissima.
Yes!

Any vintage Bianchi would suit me! Same goes for vintage Raleighs.

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Old 10-18-17, 07:26 AM
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I have my dream bike. A 2015 Charge Plug (last year for steel frame) outfitted for commuting. I can't imagine finding anything more comfortable or that handles better for how I ride; and I compared a ton of bikes. I bought it new for the "pinch me I must be dreaming" price of only $550.
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Old 10-18-17, 07:48 AM
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Originally Posted by torero310 View Post
Just curious about everyone's dream bike it can be an existing bike, a bike that hasn't even been made yet, or whatever. Also how much would your dream bike be worth to you? Would you take it instead of a car? (if it could never be stolen). NOTE* This is not real so let's say you are out of money, then please don't say you would keep it so you would pay for mortgages or something XD.
I think at this point, my dream bike is also referred to as the bike I'm planning on buying once I retire. I think I'd like it to be a ti Seven, endurance geometry, Campy drive train, stupid light wheel set.
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Old 10-18-17, 07:48 AM
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My dream bike is a 2017 Specialized Roubaix SL4 Comp Di2.

It's on layaway at my LBS. It's a dream bike cause it is waiting on my bonus to be paid out. That bonus isn't supposed to be a dream, but damn, it's starting to feel like it...LOL

I haven't ridden in years and want to get back into it. Bikes of this caliber weren't available eons ago when I last bought a bike and back then, it would have been a dream to get one.

If I were to dream... a 2018 S-Works Roubaix McLaren Dura-Ace Di2
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Old 10-18-17, 07:53 AM
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Can we have a "dream" bike? Certainly we'd always see something else we want. Maybe that is it, my dream bike would morph to suit my changing whims.
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Old 10-18-17, 07:59 AM
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Currently, probably a Pinarello Dogma F10 or a Storck Aerfast frameset, with latest Shimano Dura Ace groupset and some sweet wheels (Enve SES 4.5 or maybe that funky-looking Zipp 454 or 858 NSW wheelset).
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Old 10-18-17, 08:02 AM
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January of 2015, I have a 2001 Civic with 240,000 miles, so I needed a car... but I bought this:

Trek Emonda SLR, Sram eTap and Zipp 303. An absolutely awesome bike.

Mark of 2016, my Civic blew the head gasket for the 2nd time at 262,000 so I bought a new Subaru Impreza.

The bike has 14,000 miles, everyone of them put a smile on my face.


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Old 10-18-17, 08:14 AM
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Its what I am going to built this winter.
- Mix of Reynolds 631 and 853 OS tubing, lugged.
- fitted to my geometry(current pic is based on a mix of 2 of my bike's geometries).
- Able to clear 30mm tire(Conti GP 28 which will measure 30mm).
- The colors and where the fade is currently placed could change. Not sure if I want a White lower half and Orange upper half or a White front and Orange rear, as well as where the fade should take place on the frame.
- Mix of 105 and Ultegra shifting, Praxis Zayante crank, and Easton or Zipp cockpit. Wheels will be H+Son Archetype 32h laced to Ultegra hubs.
- Havent decided on a steel fork or if Ill use a Whiskey carbon road fork. I may do both and get them painted so I have options in the future.

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Old 10-18-17, 09:26 AM
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Probably a classic French randonneur bike (don't really care if it is new or vintage, so long as it is classically styled and lugged if new) made of a high-end tubeset, full fenders/lights/racks, but with a more-modern drivertain. I'll stick with bar-end shifters and caliper brakes with non-aero levers.

Or a pennyfarthing.
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A 1978 Masi Gran Criterium.

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Philly boy!
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Old 10-18-17, 01:04 PM
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Dreams are made for living.
This one is pretty dreamy, full SLX w/ Campy + drillium. As are the others being kept active.
Dreamy is really mostly about supple tubulars for me, so that's easy as well. Lots of fulfilled dreams keep me smiling.

edit: The DeRosa is also dreamy. All original. Apologies for non-drive side.
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Old 10-18-17, 06:09 PM
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For me it would be a ti Opera with full 10sp campy. I have the go-ahead from the boss if I find one for under $2000 in a 57 or 58.


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Old 10-18-17, 06:45 PM
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A totally tricked out Breadwinner Continental would be nice.
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I'd love to have a ridiculously nice vintage road frame, build it up with single speed or IGH and all gleaming parts, tune it to perfection, and ride the hell out of it in all weather. Meanwhile, I've done the next best thing with much more modest frames and parts, and honestly given my level of conditioning and skill, I probably wouldn't notice the difference in a blind test.

On the other hand if it were an intact roadie like shown above, I wouldn't butcher it, but would ride it as-is.
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Old 10-18-17, 09:43 PM
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Old 10-19-17, 02:45 AM
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lol cycling is my dream i dont need a dream cycle
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Old 10-19-17, 02:47 AM
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but from now after all these picture i should have a dream of a cycle and then ill tell you
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Old 10-19-17, 07:22 AM
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Funny that so many dream bikes are steel frame and many are traditional frame design and older.
A surprise, given we arent in the C&V forum.
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