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Is this a good-looking bike?

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Old 12-16-05, 08:49 PM
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Do you like the way this bike looks?

On sale for $2600 down from $3600.
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Old 12-16-05, 08:53 PM
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yes, but that's a full 180 from what you've been posting about.
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Old 12-16-05, 09:01 PM
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SinCity, I don't know..... but I'm thinking you like Scott Bikes! Anyway, it's a beautiful bike, go for it!
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Old 12-16-05, 09:03 PM
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Old 12-16-05, 09:05 PM
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umm...picture?
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Old 12-16-05, 09:06 PM
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Not especially.

But that's just me.
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Good looking but I hope you crash it! There frames break fairly easily.
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It's a Centaur group? Not a bad price, but I would upgrade to a matching Centaur carbon crank just for bling.
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Originally Posted by Warblade
Good looking but I hope you crash it! There frames break fairly easily.
oops....I hope you DONT crash it...
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It's not a looker, but I'd ride it
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get a waterford
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In my opinion, the De Rosa you were obsessing on a few weeks ago, is much more attractive
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i'd ride it like a hot chick
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I like Scott's. You don't seem them on every corner either like Cannondale's and Trek's.
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among a sea of exotic carbon, the scott looks too generic for me.

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It's a black bike that says 'Scott' on it. If your name is Scott, you're set.
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Forget aesthetics and concentrate in functionality.
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It's a black bike that says 'Scott' on it. If your name is Scott, you're set.
Hmm..my bike says Lemond. I should be so lucky to be him.
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There was a guy on Runner's World shoe forums, 5 years ago, went by the name "Baby Jingles," who was always obsessing about some new running shoes. Kind of the way that you do with bikes, Sin. Except you're a fair bit more knowledgable about bikes than he was about running shoes.
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Originally Posted by CardiacKid
In my opinion, the De Rosa you were obsessing on a few weeks ago, is much more attractive
Yeah I know. That Neo Primato and the Waterfords are gorgeous and would both be about $3800 with full Record! I just don't think a steel frame should cost $1800 in the era of carbon -they should be giving them away. I'm inquiring abouit De Bernardi steel frames that are about $450- $1000 andthe Cinelli SuperCorsa is $995 w/fork.

I love bargains, particulary a chance to get a modern weight weenie bike for wholesale -about $2500 if I force the issue. The 06's are about $4000.00

I'll do the taste test on the Scott after my 40 mile group ride tomorrow morning. If the CR1 accelerates like bat out of hell at 4 lbs lighter than my Lemond and the BB isn't flexing all over the place (I'm 195 lbs), I will be very tempted to lay the cash out on that baby!
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Wow, it really distinguishes itself from all the other carbon fiber bikes out there. How unique!
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Originally Posted by Sincitycycler
On sale for $2600 down from $3600.
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This is so different from the Waterford. What gives, have gone over to the dark side of Plastic? I think I'm going to be sick.

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Originally Posted by timcupery
There was a guy on Runner's World shoe forums, 5 years ago, went by the name "Baby Jingles," who was always obsessing about some new running shoes. Kind of the way that you do with bikes, Sin. Except you're a fair bit more knowledgable about bikes than he was about running shoes.
God, I miss running.It's so...cheap. Back then, even the most expensive shoes I could dream about were still cheaper than a Wally-World bike. (Sigh.)
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I have a thing for black bikes, so that bike won me over. I have to agree with Patriot, though. You need a black crank on there.
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