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What road bike do you have?

Old 05-11-12, 02:43 PM
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Just bought a giant defy 2 this week.
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Old 05-11-12, 03:42 PM
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the dirty pic...bath time.

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Old 05-11-12, 06:00 PM
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No you didn't.

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Just bought a giant defy 2 this week.
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Originally Posted by CALE262
the dirty pic...bath time.

So, would you say those wheels were lightweight?
Great looking bike.
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Old 05-11-12, 08:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Igo
So, would you say those wheels were lightweight?
Great looking bike.
Not just "Lightweight" but "Lightweight" times sixteen...
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Old 05-11-12, 10:46 PM
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Originally Posted by CALE262
the dirty pic...bath time.

How does the Polar sensor work on the fork like that?
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Old 05-12-12, 08:34 AM
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It looks like he epoxied or taped or something, his magnet to his rim, bottom left corner.
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Old 05-12-12, 09:25 AM
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Neuvation FC500 w/ 2012 Red
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Old 05-12-12, 09:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Flatballer
It looks like he epoxied or taped or something, his magnet to his rim, bottom left corner.

The Lightweight wheels have the magnet built right into them.
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Old 05-12-12, 09:38 AM
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never realized that those rear brifters were so long
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Originally Posted by CALE262
The Lightweight wheels have the magnet built right into them.
+1 magnet is built into wheels. Smartness if they figured out to balance them properly with the mag in.
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Old 05-12-12, 03:02 PM
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Old 05-13-12, 03:00 AM
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Originally Posted by X-LinkedRider
+1 magnet is built into wheels. Smartness if they figured out to balance them properly with the mag in.
Not that hard to do...just locate the magnet opposite the tube nipple....
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Old 05-14-12, 06:09 AM
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Defy Composite 2

I made a big mistake not buying that bike over my Trek 2.1. I love the geometry of that Giant and it's a serious climber.
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Old 05-14-12, 11:42 AM
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Originally Posted by jaedong

Neuvation FC500 w/ 2012 Red

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Old 05-14-12, 01:54 PM
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My 2006 Specialized TriCross Comp Cyclocross and 2005 Trek Madone 5.9 SL help hold down my road stable. These two keep me on the road (and off) thru almost any kind of weather.
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Old 05-14-12, 04:57 PM
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Fuji SL1 Frameset bought for $360 and swapped the fork with a Ritchey I bought for $100 plus the Seatpost for another $40 oh and also the Ritchey Stem for $50. Rival group only cost me $150 and the cranks along with the Wheels came off my previous bike.






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Old 05-14-12, 05:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Teevoe
Fuji SL1 Frameset bought for $360 and swapped the fork with a Ritchey I bought for $100 plus the Seatpost for another $40 oh and also the Ritchey Stem for $50. Rival group only cost me $150 and the cranks along with the Wheels came off my previous bike.






Very nice. It may just be the picture but that crank looks really long. Do you know the length?
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Originally Posted by LowCel
Very nice. It may just be the picture but that crank looks really long. Do you know the length?
It's a 175mm
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Originally Posted by Teevoe
It's a 175mm
Yep, just the picture. Once again, very nice bike.
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Originally Posted by Teevoe
Fuji SL1 Frameset bought for $360 and swapped the fork with a Ritchey I bought for $100 plus the Seatpost for another $40 oh and also the Ritchey Stem for $50. Rival group only cost me $150 and the cranks along with the Wheels came off my previous bike.

Wow, that's a low cost build...Bravo.
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Old 05-14-12, 07:06 PM
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Nice fuji bike.
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Originally Posted by Teevoe
Fuji SL1 Frameset bought for $360 and swapped the fork with a Ritchey I bought for $100 plus the Seatpost for another $40 oh and also the Ritchey Stem for $50. Rival group only cost me $150 and the cranks along with the Wheels came off my previous bike.






Great looking scoot.
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