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What road bike do you have?

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Old 06-27-03, 08:10 AM
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Originally posted by Nofx
Asome Bike, Have you noticed any thing with yer Bianchi and easily chipping paint?
Thanks, I haven't noticed any paint problems, but I haven't ridden than much either...if it starts chipping, I'll be sure to let you guys know.
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Old 06-27-03, 08:15 AM
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Originally posted by 2k2S4
Thanks, I haven't noticed any paint problems, but I haven't ridden than much either...if it starts chipping, I'll be sure to let you guys know.
Sweet because I have had some prob with my Bianchi Giro chipping off and on I have about 1000 miles on it in the past couple months but hell she still looks like a Bute..... Just makes me look tuff right?
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Old 06-27-03, 08:21 AM
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Hey Nofx,
I have the same bike as 2k2s4.
The only paint missing on mine in on the tips of the fork, where she goes in and out of the rack in the back of my truck. True, it IS too soon for that to be happening. But it's not bad.
Ive only had her a month though.
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Thanks RonH; I could not figure out how to get that image on this forum-thanks again!!
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Old 06-28-03, 06:54 AM
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I don't have a pic handy, but I own a purple KLIEN Quantum. I have it outfitted with a cateye mity 3, Sigma heart rate monitor and a set of aero bars.

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2002 Litespeed Arenberg. Full Ultegra. Spinergy SR3 Wheels. Michelin Pro Race tires. Shimano Flight Deck computer. Fi'zik Aliante saddle.

My friends give me a hard time because this is my first road bike. When they ask me what I will do when I want a better bike I tell them that I'll still be riding it 10 years from now!
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Drool....Litespeeds

I wanted a Litespeed....but then I suddenly realized I'm an unemployed first year university student.
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Old 06-28-03, 04:40 PM
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Somehow my picture didn't upload.

Well being the tight-wad that I am it took me a while to decide to spend the money. My reasoning was that if I bought a cheap bike I would spend more money in the long run by upgrading it or buying a better one later. That's what happend with my first mountain bike. I bought an intro level bike and 6 months later I was buying a full suspension bike. I wanted to just avoid that this time around.

I understand the unemployed part. Although I'm employed now I figured I'd better buy the bike I want while I still have a job since I'm in the tech field.
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Old 06-28-03, 04:55 PM
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I got my new road bike today! Wooohooo!

10 speed Record. Weighed in at 16 lbs. 7 oz. as pictured.

Took just over 9 weeks to get here.

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I'm employed now but if I ever get unemployed I'm in deep do do. Well, at least I can ride my bike to the poorhouse.....
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Bianchi Gold race, stock except for Oktos F18, Blackburn airstick, two cages, stachpack.

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Litespeed Vortex - full Dura-Ace except for Campy Eurus wheels.

How do you attach a pic?

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Old 06-30-03, 09:57 AM
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Originally posted by RickO
I got my new road bike today! Wooohooo!

10 speed Record. Weighed in at 16 lbs. 7 oz. as pictured.

Took just over 9 weeks to get here.

Am I seeing a slopping tube on a cannondale :confused: . I thought cannondale cursed compact frame. They even have a webpage for it.

... or your house is not level
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Old 06-30-03, 11:56 AM
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Originally posted by firebolt


... or your house is not level
If you look at the concrete along bottom of the house you can tell that the concrete is sloping.
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Old 06-30-03, 12:01 PM
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If you look at the concrete along bottom of the house you can tell that the concrete is sloping.
You are right... I didn't see that...
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Originally posted by firebolt
Am I seeing a slopping tube on a cannondale :confused: . I thought cannondale cursed compact frame. They even have a webpage for it.

... or your house is not level
Actually it does have a sloping top tube. It's a 48cm and with a frame that small to get something close to the right standover they have to slope the top tube when you stick with 700c wheels.

My other road bike is a custom frame by a frame builder in Ames, Iowa named Jeffrey Bock (made in '88). It also has a sloping top tube and it's Reynolds 753.

I guess it comes with the territory when you're inseam challenged.
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I finally figured out why I couldn't post the pix of my bike.

Anyway here it is:

2002 Litespeed Arenberg
Ultegra groupo
Spinergy SR3 Wheelset
Shimano Flight Deck Computer
Fi'zi:k Aliante saddle
Speedplay pedals
Michelin Pro Race tires
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~ mid 80s, Schwinn Traveler.

Shimano chain rings, crank, some aftermarket pedals, aray rims, millard hubs and axles, shimano cassette... , new chain, new cables,...repainted, bought used at a low price.
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weeeeeeeee

2002 Bianchi Imola.

A joy to ride . 500 miles, not bad for a 3 week old bike and rider.
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My ride is a '98 Litespeed Vortex:
Full Dura-Ace with exception of Campy Eurus wheelset.

I put about 150 miles a week on this puppy....
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