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Is this a good-looking bike?

Old 12-17-05, 06:42 AM
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It looks fast. I have been really bored of the carbon weave for sometime so that frame does nothing for me. But I love the curves of those bars, what brand are they??
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I am sure that it is a fine bike, but it is anything but good looking. I am an old fart and prefer the look of fine lines and thin tubes. These fat tubes and compact frames just don't appear to me at all. That Waterford you posted the other day is what, to my mind, a road bike ought to look like.
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Originally Posted by Olebiker
I am sure that it is a fine bike, but it is anything but good looking. I am an old fart and prefer the look of fine lines and thin tubes. These fat tubes and compact frames just don't appear to me at all. That Waterford you posted the other day is what, to my mind, a road bike ought to look like.
That Waterford you posted the other day is what, to my mind, a road bike ought to look like.
Yeah, I hate sloping geometries in general. Orbeas look nice but they are so @$%^&, about $5600 with full Dura-ace or Record. Dang!
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Originally Posted by Patriot
It's a Centaur group? Not a bad price, but I would upgrade to a matching Centaur carbon crank just for bling.
No you wouldn't. You wouldn't put anything less than Record on it.
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Looks better in person. Hard to convey how nice the carbon weave of a Scott bike looks over the internet. Also, the silver/white lettering is better looking in person too.
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so after slagging plastic for months, you're now headed there? Next thing you know, you'll be stalking Ms. Crow.
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Originally Posted by metal_cowboy
Wow, it really distinguishes itself from all the other carbon fiber bikes out there. How unique!
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