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What road bike do you have?

Old 09-11-15, 04:33 PM
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Just picked up my new CAAD12 105 in matte black and grey. The pictures online don't do it justice. I love the colors in person. I had some Reynolds ergo carbon bars, bonty paradigm RL saddle and Time xpresso 10s put on it at the shop. I'll probably flip the stem after I ride it a bit.

For the record, I know these are breaking photo conventions, I haven't even ridden it yet and this isn't hot or not..

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New CAAD12 - Album on Imgur
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Old 09-12-15, 02:25 PM
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[QUOTE=johnyguy;18154273] i dont like is the brakes feels week is there anything i can do to improve them this is mechanical disc brakes can i upgrade them to hydraulic?

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new discs take a bit of time to "set"
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Old 09-12-15, 03:30 PM
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[QUOTE=side_FX;18159023]
Originally Posted by johnyguy View Post
i dont like is the brakes feels week is there anything i can do to improve them this is mechanical disc brakes can i upgrade them to hydraulic?

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new discs take a bit of time to "set"
Yes I figured that too thanks
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Old 09-12-15, 05:00 PM
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Just joined the forum today and I thought I should share since I'm so excited about my bike. Just bought a brand new bike after riding a generic bikesdirect bike for years. I went with the 2016 Specialized Tarmac Expert. Its got the full Ultegra groupset and brakes and the FSA Carbon crank. I hated the paintjob in the catalog but it looks fantastic in person. Oh and it rides like a dream! So happy with this bike.
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Old 09-14-15, 06:52 AM
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My commuter and all-arounder. Had it over a year now.



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Old 09-14-15, 09:17 AM
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My new trusty steed! Trek Domane 2.3.

Absolutely love it! Use it mainly for commuting to and from work however try to get at least one leisure ride in a week.

It's very comfortable and very fast. So glad I took the plunge into the road bike variety!
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Old 09-14-15, 05:28 PM
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I like the Salsa and Domane both. Thanks for posting.
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Old 09-14-15, 06:54 PM
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I like the Salsa Colossal, but are there no rack/fender accommodations on that frame?
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Old 09-14-15, 07:08 PM
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Originally Posted by PatrickGSR94 View Post
I like the Salsa Colossal, but are there no rack/fender accommodations on that frame?
Nope. I don't really mind but I could definitely see that being a deal-breaker for some people.
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Old 09-14-15, 07:15 PM
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Had the Crosshairs over a year and it is a nice riding bike.
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Old 09-15-15, 02:51 AM
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Awesome color.
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Old 09-17-15, 02:35 PM
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That's my beast
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Old 09-18-15, 12:22 PM
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New here and new to road biking. I had a few mountain bikes about ten years ago but never got serious. I just bought this 2013 Felt F75 and I'm loving it thus far.
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Old 09-18-15, 01:06 PM
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New here and new to road biking. I had a few mountain bikes about ten years ago but never got serious. I just bought this 2013 Felt F75 and I'm loving it thus far.

Nice.
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Old 09-19-15, 08:48 AM
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Cannondale CAAD 9

Ooooolala
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Old 09-21-15, 11:10 AM
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Super fast picture on the way to work this morning.... It's also dirty at the moment. Either way, so damn stoked on it.
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Old 09-22-15, 08:41 AM
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Spooky Skeletor with a franken build:
Spooky Frame
Enve (Edge) Fork
Dura Ace FD/RD
Nashbar Shifters
Planet X Brakes
Ultegra Wheels/cranks
Conti GP4000 Tires
Selle Itlaia SLR Saddle
KCNC Ti Seatpost
Ritchey Pro Peloton Pedals
Shimano PRO Stem
FSA Bars
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Old 09-22-15, 08:56 AM
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Spooky Skeletor with a franken build:
Spooky Frame
Enve (Edge) Fork
Dura Ace FD/RD
Nashbar Shifters
Planet X Brakes
Ultegra Wheels/cranks
Conti GP4000 Tires
Selle Itlaia SLR Saddle
KCNC Ti Seatpost
Ritchey Pro Peloton Pedals
Shimano PRO Stem
FSA Bars

Weight?
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Old 09-22-15, 08:59 AM
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Weight?
Not sure. Just got the wheels recently as I was quickly approaching the weight limit on my Williams System 19s ha. I'd guess in the 15 range but I'll have to double check.
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Old 09-22-15, 09:42 AM
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Ridley Fenix Force 22. Carbon frame, forks, and crank. Love the Sram Force 22 groupset. Still tweaking the fit, bars definitely went down after this photo.

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Old 09-22-15, 12:10 PM
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Originally Posted by robncircus View Post


Spooky Skeletor with a franken build:
Spooky Frame
Enve (Edge) Fork
Dura Ace FD/RD
Nashbar Shifters
Planet X Brakes
Ultegra Wheels/cranks
Conti GP4000 Tires
Selle Itlaia SLR Saddle
KCNC Ti Seatpost
Ritchey Pro Peloton Pedals
Shimano PRO Stem
FSA Bars
So jealous - I wish I could get my hands on one of those frames. Alas.
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Old 09-22-15, 08:18 PM
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2015 Giant Defy Advanced 2. i love this bike!
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Old 09-22-15, 09:30 PM
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had my felt for a month now and I am loving it, can't wait to get some clipless gear
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Old 09-23-15, 06:35 AM
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Recently bought myself a Ridley Fenix.

And love it.
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Old 09-23-15, 09:52 AM
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I hit over 3,000 miles with my surly cross check touring bike in 3 months.
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