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Old 01-09-14, 05:17 PM
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Mystery bike maker

Hi all-

I just picked up this bike for cheap for parts and tinkering over the winter, but it rides rather well and I am not familiar with triathlon bikes so should I strip it or is scorpio respected among triathletes?
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Old 01-09-14, 08:18 PM
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It looks like a plain-vanilla aluminum-framed road bike. It looks serviceable, if that's what you're asking. Clip-on aerobars don't make it a TT bike, though. What's it weigh?
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Old 01-10-14, 10:06 AM
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It looks like a plain-vanilla aluminum-framed road bike. It looks serviceable, if that's what you're asking. Clip-on aerobars don't make it a TT bike, though. What's it weigh?
Yeah that's kind of what I thought, the guy I picked it from used it for triathlons and the guy he got it from did too--hence my question. Not sure of the weight...no scale but it is lighter than my 17lb vintage steel racer.
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Old 01-10-14, 11:04 AM
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Brand = something painted on a frame for a importer , the work done by a handfull of factories ,
under contract.

I wouldn't lose sleep over it, parts pick looks decent.. get it tuned up now at LBS, avoid the spring Rush.
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