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Does anyone here still have one of these? Roubaix Comp full carbon..

Old 01-04-24, 10:03 PM
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Does anyone here still have one of these? Roubaix Comp full carbon..

Just picked this up tonight, and pretty much stole it for $155. Very little wear on it. Still has the plastic pedals that came out of the box, and even a pair of Profile Design Cobra triathlon bars that will be coming off as soon as I have time to work on it. Yes, I have
a LOT of bike tech experience, so no real challenge to get it back up and running. I am trying to narrow down the year. It has the woven carbon frame, which the main reason I bought it, that and the price. I am guessing it is somewhere around 2008-2011.,,,,BD

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No idea on the year, just chiming in to say it's cool to see the Dude active again as it's probably been a few years since I saw you post.
Solid bike to use as for your reappearance.
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr
No idea on the year, just chiming in to say it's cool to see the Dude active again as it's probably been a few years since I saw you post.
Solid bike to use as for your reappearance.
I think 2018 was the last bike I built, and my last metric century was 2013, lol. I am now 241 to my previous 215 pounds, lol. Now I just need to find a safe place to ride again. I used to commute to work back then
and way too many close calls... At 56 I can't really bounce back from crashes like I used to. Sooo, I may have to make special trip out into the sticks, and hope I am not the victim of a coal rolling redneck teenager.,,,,BD
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https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/valu...omp%20Compact/

2007 with a matching Blue Book price. Not sure why anyone would ever by new. I haven't ridden one but there was a lot of experimenting with the wraps then to get strength and a compliant ride. Let us know what you find. Good to see you back up and posting.

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I have a Roubaix from 2013 and it has internal shifter cables, I suspect this is 1-3 years earlier so I suspect roughly 2010-12.

It's a fine bike if intact but will not be popular with "serious" cyclists who want fancier drivetrains and disc brakes.
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The plastic pedals really tie the bike together.
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Great find and reasonable price for that bike. Enjoy it and ride the crap out of it.
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Originally Posted by curbtender
https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/valu...omp%20Compact/

2007 with a matching Blue Book price. Not sure why anyone would ever by new. I haven't ridden one but there was a lot of experimenting with the wraps then to get strength and a compliant ride. Let us know what you find. Good to see you back up and posting.
Their prices are always extremely low IMHO. As if you could buy it for those prices. The pawn shop I got it from always prices bikes low because they say bikes don't sell for them. There are similar aged and original priced bikes at other pawn shops, and they're always at least $600 if not more. The shifters are a little gummy, but the "newer" Shimano were WAY easier to get going than the first Gen brifters.
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Great price! Ugly bike. Have fun riding
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Originally Posted by cweb99
Great price! Ugly bike. Have fun riding
Don't let the door hit you on your way out Junior. Have a nice day.

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Originally Posted by datlas
I have a Roubaix from 2013 and it has internal shifter cables, I suspect this is 1-3 years earlier so I suspect roughly 2010-12.

It's a fine bike if intact but will not be popular with "serious" cyclists who want fancier drivetrains and disc brakes.
Good thing I don't give a damn what serious cyclists like. Sorry but disc brakes on a road bike will always be foolish in my opinion. There's a lot more fear of failure....
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Good thing I don't give a damn what serious cyclists like. Sorry but disc brakes on a road bike will always be foolish in my opinion. There's a lot more fear of failure....
itís all about what you like and whatís comfortable for you. Ride hard!!!!
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Originally Posted by cweb99
itís all about what you like and whatís comfortable for you. Ride hard!!!!
In case you didn't get the message I really don't want to hear anything you have to say.
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In case you didn't get the message I really don't want to hear anything you have to say.
lol did you really get butt hurt cuz that bike is ugly? Hahaha. Ok bro. Be safe and ride hard
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I had a 2007 and now a 2012 and they are great bikes., I think the one you have is older than the 2007. Great price and I think they are good bikes for the money .
I have about 34k on mine. I did change the components to all ultegra 6800 . Nice ride.
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lol did you really get butt hurt cuz that bike is ugly? Hahaha. Ok bro. Be safe and ride hard
No, I just don't waste my time talking to people like you. I don't have that kind of energy or time. Just go away. Don't go away cocky, just go away.
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If it’s structurally sound, nice find! Someone would probably pay more than that for the working 10 speed Ultegra, so it’s like a frame, cockpit, and wheels for free!

re: disc brakes. Not strictly necessary on the road, in the dry, but having both hydraulic disc and cable rim brakes, and riding them back to back, it is nice to have the lighter lever action on hydro - hands kind of hurt after 5 mi of descending!
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Originally Posted by cweb99
Great price! Ugly bike. Have fun riding
Itís really only the saddle, stem and bars that are ugly. Replace those parts and it will look fine.
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Amazing deal. Much envy.

If you haven't tried aero bars before, unless you'd be embarrassed to be seen out on the road with them, you might try leaving them on for a few rides. Lots of us love the increased efficiency and reduced pressure on the nerves in the hand.
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Itís really only the saddle, stem and bars that are ugly. Replace those parts and it will look fine.
very true
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No, I just don't waste my time talking to people like you. I don't have that kind of energy or time. Just go away. Don't go away cocky, just go away.
people like me? All I said was the bike is ugly and you get your panties in a bunch.
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people like me? All I said was the bike is ugly and you get your panties in a bunch.
You also seem to have a problem with reading comprehension....

"Reading comprehension is the ability to read text, process it and understand its meaning. It relies on two, interconnected
abilities: word reading (being able to decode the symbols on the page) and language comprehension
(being able to understand the meaning of the words and sentences)."
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You also seem to have a problem with reading comprehension....

"Reading comprehension is the ability to read text, process it and understand its meaning. It relies on two, interconnected
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I understand. Just donít care. I like that you continue to reply to my posts. Ugly bike BTW. Be safe and ride hard!
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sorry, bad pics from my tablet,
A 2010 Robaix I bought almost 2 yrs back for a good price, wish it was as good as yours. Is that an oval crank on your bike? Just replaced crank and BB on mine, as far as I know, all else is original. Comfortable bike and I actually like the look. Have my eye out for a cheap rear wheel so I can get it on the road once in a while, original is weighty with a ton of spokes. Love the seat.
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Originally Posted by cweb99
I understand. Just donít care. I like that you continue to reply to my posts. Ugly bike BTW. Be safe and ride hard!
You ride hard too, lol
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