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What road bike do you have?

Old 04-09-10, 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by NathanC
Spacers galore and BMX pedals. I like it.

I use BMX pedals because I wear sandals or beach shoes when I ride

and whats the deal with the spacers? You mean the spacers below the stem? what is the problem there?
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Old 04-09-10, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by X-LinkedRider
That's where I keep my unnecesary large amount of of vegetables too? Love the Wil, but that is the most random stuff I have ever seen in a picture.
as long as you like the bike
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Old 04-09-10, 04:28 PM
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felt z5
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Old 04-09-10, 08:17 PM
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Yes to the Felt, no to the poorly aimed taillight.
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Old 04-09-10, 10:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Razor From KC
nice felt , I dont know why anyone would want White tape.
because they can

I'd ask Fabian Cancellara but he is too busy winning.


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Old 04-09-10, 10:26 PM
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I'm sure Fabian gets his bars rewrapped after each race, so it's not a problem for him. =p
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Old 04-10-10, 04:57 AM
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Originally Posted by Phiberglass
I'm sure Fabian gets his bars rewrapped after each race, so it's not a problem for him. =p
I race and train in Belgium and have white tape.
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Old 04-10-10, 06:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Phiberglass
I almost ordered that bike from CC last night right after I saw your pic. I don't know why I keep thinking of their newer bikes when the SLT01 is the first BMC I saw in a local shop, and I couldn't take my eyes off of it.
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Old 04-10-10, 01:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Phiberglass
It's so.. beautiful :')
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Old 04-10-10, 02:08 PM
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Phiberglass, what size is your BMC?
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Old 04-10-10, 02:14 PM
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Finished with all of the parts as of last night. Focus Izalco Pro (with upgrades.....)



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That's a busy bike right there.
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Thanks guys!

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Phiberglass, what size is your BMC?
It's a 59.
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Originally Posted by WildH
Finished with all of the parts as of last night. Focus Izalco Pro (with upgrades.....)
hella matchy matchy. i've never seen a rear AC wheel laced like that, is that something new they're doing?
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Originally Posted by fatallightning
hella matchy matchy. i've never seen a rear AC wheel laced like that, is that something new they're doing?
Ha....thanks. I tried to tie it all together and it really came out nice (IMPO anyway). Yeah....the 3 spoke pattern is new for 2010. Supposed to balance tension better....but if a wheel is trued correctly it really shouldn't matter. But then again, I don't build wheels for a living. I just ride them for fun. I've been very happy with AC wheels. Running 26 Discs on my MTB with the same color scheme and haven't a single problem. Reasonable weight, reasonable price, great looks, great performance! Oh....and they are painted. Sounds stupid, but I find it is really funny you can drop $1200 on a set of wheels and they can't even take the time to paint the logos onto the rim. Don't get me wrong, I've got some great wheels with stickers, but come one, just paint them for crying out loud.
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Originally Posted by Phiberglass
Thanks guys!



It's a 59.
Welcome to the BMC club! I've got a 59cm too!
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Old 04-10-10, 05:53 PM
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new (to me) frame, just finished swapping everything over
pre front derailluer install, had to clean out the hole behind the bb.

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Old 04-10-10, 06:32 PM
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Kestrel RT800



More....




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Are they talking about spectators feeding the cyclists? You know, like don't feed the bears?
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Originally Posted by mzeffex
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Originally Posted by Kaneko
Kestrel RT800

Did you switch out the components? BD ships with Red i think.
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Originally Posted by chado445510
Did you switch out the components? BD ships with Red i think.
LBS(a former Kestrel dealer) set this one with Rivals(except for FD being ultegra).
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Originally Posted by mzeffex
wtfsaddle.
Moonsaddle. It works well for me!
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Old 04-10-10, 09:06 PM
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^ you're right, its 3x more classy than a silly garage door
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