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College Kids: What do you ride?

Old 10-24-06, 09:03 AM
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College Kids: What do you ride?

I'm trying to feel out what fellow college goers are riding. Please post:

School
Grad year
Bike
Misc. comments.


I'll start:
George Washington University (D.C.)
2007
2006 Felt F80
105 9x3
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UC Berkeley
2005
Specialized Allez sport umm 2001 I believe. They still had traditional frames.
Mix of Tiagra and 105.
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Old 10-24-06, 09:08 AM
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UPenn (Philly)
PhD student... I'm feelin' 2009 maybe?
2003 Specialized Allez Sport
2005 Bianchi Pista
2007 Fuji Roubaix LTD (soon)

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Old 10-24-06, 09:28 AM
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West Virginia University
2007 B.S. Biochemistry (soon to be 2011 for my M.D.)
2001 Bianchi XL Boron (Centaur/Veloce)
1981 Nishiki Olympic 12 (commuter)
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Old 10-24-06, 09:31 AM
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Kansas State University
Mechanical Engineering
Grad: May (or Dec) 2008
2005 Specialized Allez
Have ridden bikes my whole life, a roadie for the past 16 months, love it.

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Originally Posted by bdcheung
I'll start:
George Washington University (D.C.)
2007
2006 Felt F80
105 9x3
School: Aurora University (Illinois)
Major: Master of Arts in Teaching (Secondary Education)
How long you have been cycling: 1986-1996, 2006 (11 years)
Graduation Year: May 2007
Bike(s): 2005 Litespeed Firenze, 1988 Serotta CSi
Miscellaneous: Firenze has Ultegra 10, R700 compact, and MG-built wheels. Serotta is in repaint and will be built with 105 10 speed components, Cinelli bar/stem

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Old 10-24-06, 09:51 AM
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1973 Peugeot UO-8
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University of New Mexico
Sophomore, 2009
'05 Motobecane Vent Noir: 105/Ultegra group, Ksyrium wheels.
'70s Schwinn, converted to fixed gear.

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Old 10-24-06, 10:26 AM
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University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
3rd year, 2008, BS: Biochemistry (pharmacy hopeful)
'05 Specialized Allez Elite
and my fat-tired Fuji Adventure Comp
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Graduating April 2007: Honours Law, concentration in Business Law
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I'm a grad student at the University of Toledo.
I'll be done in May.
4 bikes: 2005 Raleigh Prestige with 105 9 speed (my "good" bike), old Takara singlespeed (my main beater), old Schwinn World Sport (beater with fenders- not really necessary, but hey), and a Specialized MTB. I have a Flyte frame waiting for a build if/when I start my "real" life.

I wouldn't recommend either UT or the Raleigh frame, but the 105 group is highly recommended.
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Earlham College-Richmond, IN
Fall of 2007 or spring of 2008, depending on my mood. (Poli-Sci/history double, arabic minor)
Flyte SRS-3 built up with Veloce. (Pending a few parts. I was riding a Specialized Allez until it had a date with a Dodge Caravan.)
Recently discovered Schwinn Le Tour 10 speed-Likely a 1979. Might convert it to a fixie.
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I'm a senior that will graduate eventually
90's (8 speed rsx era) Trek 1200
Recently added Gipiemme GRECAL PARADE front and Rolf Vector Comp Rear wheels
Component upgrades to come soon

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70's Batavus in need of complete overhaul
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Spring/Summer 07'
Schwinn Fastback Sport

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2005 Cannondale R1000. Only thing stock is frame/fork/headset. 2007 Record, Powertap SL, Deda bars/stem, USE Alien SP, Fizik Arione
IRO Fixed gear with Phil Wood Hubs/Velocity Deep-V's, Campy Record Pista Cranks
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2005 Computer Engineering
Motobecane Le Champion
Building an old repainted Bridgestone Kabuki with '06 Veloce
Needs decals and clear-coat and a few misc parts
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Been riding road since April 2006 only.

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