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If money was no object what would your ride

Old 07-15-15, 05:29 PM
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If money was no object what would your ride

Me would want the one that got away. Richard Moon aka Moon Cycle in Folsom CA Frame & Fork. No longer building but they were functional art. Full Record 8 Speed Group, Mavic Open 4 CD Rims, and Conti Tires.

Ashwin(earl) : SOLD: Custom Richard Moon Lugged Steel Frame/fork - Bayliss Paint
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Old 07-15-15, 05:33 PM
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Nice looking is different from rides great. Just saying. I have ridden some expensive bikes that rode terribly.
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Old 07-15-15, 05:44 PM
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[h=1]If money was no object what would your ride[/h]
Trek Emonda SLR Project One, Sram Red, Zipp 303... I got it this season.

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Old 07-15-15, 05:46 PM
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Old 07-15-15, 05:47 PM
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Originally Posted by oldnslow2 View Post
If money was no object what would your ride


Trek Emonda SLR Project One, Sram Red, Zipp 303... I got it this season.

I see what you did there but really, if money were no object, you'd have a SAG wagon carrying that little seat pouch for you.

Just saying.
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Old 07-15-15, 05:54 PM
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Originally Posted by TrojanHorse View Post
if money were no object, you'd have a SAG wagon carrying that little seat pouch for you.

Just saying.
If money was really no object, this would be my "SAG wagon".
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I would imagine I would go the full costume route. Being from Wisconsin, I would take a trip down to Waterford and get measured for a custom frame, then build around that.
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Maybe this: F FRD - Felt Bicycles
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If money was no object....I would assume I would have the time to just build my own frame.
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If money were no object, I'm not sure what I'd buy but I'd still rather have five $2,000 bikes than one $10,000 bike. I'm weird like that.
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My Emonda SLR DA Di2 that I've been riding this year. A Ti Passoni or Crisp would be next on my list.
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Custom Ti or carbon disk road 'sport' bike, room for 32mm tires and fenders. Triple crank.
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Old 07-15-15, 07:30 PM
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Money no object? Definitely the Millenium Falcon.
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If money were no object, I wouldn't get a new bike. I'd just quit my job and ride more.
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Old 07-15-15, 07:40 PM
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For me...there is no "dream bike". I cannot picture any bike on the planet that will make me any better than what I currently ride...which is my Cervelo S2.



For the sake of the thread...it would be a toss up between these two.

Canyon Aeroad


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Honestly, my 5 series Domane with DA9000 is so stinking nice, it's hard to imagine anything better.

I've kind of kicked around the idea of building "race replica" machines. They would seem kind of stupid now, but would be very interesting pieces of history later on. Something like dumping money into building a replica of Wiggin's Pinarello from his TdF win or Cancellara's last Roubaix winning bike. That sort of thing.

EDIT: not to ever mislead anyone as if it was the actual bike, but to have fun bits of history to ride around on when people look at me funny for having mechanical shifting over electric.
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Full suspension mtb with XTR components with a rear rack and two large panniers and going around the world.
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I already own two dream bikes, both TI, but I'll add these to the list:


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Originally Posted by WalksOn2Wheels View Post

I've kind of kicked around the idea of building "race replica" machines. They would seem kind of stupid now, but would be very interesting pieces of history later on. Something like dumping money into building a replica of Wiggin's Pinarello from his TdF win or Cancellara's last Roubaix winning bike. That sort of thing.
That would actually be pretty cool. Since its money no object...I would just buy the actual pro's bike.

In my case it would be Rui Costa's Reacto. I won't be able to ride it as is...but it sure would look cool in my living room.
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If money were no object, what would your ride what? I like to think my ride would buy a cyborg voice box and teach grammar.
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I would imagine I would go the full costume route. Being from Wisconsin, I would take a trip down to Waterford and get measured for a custom frame, then build around that.
I got a Waterford 23 years ago. It was my dream bike at the time and was built with Ultegra. Over time every thing but the frame was replaced. I even went with an Ouzo Pro CF fork but had Waterford paint it. Despite 14 years age difference, the paint matched the original frame paint perfectly. The bike weighs 18.2 lbs complete with pedals, cages and computer.
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AX lightness frame, lightweight (actual name) wheels, sram red 22. Cross my fingers for sub 5kg.
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