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Do I look fast??

Old 01-10-08, 08:05 PM
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Do I look fast??

Well,after a bit of debate if I should by another set of wheels I decided to buy them and finally got them today and installed them,they feel a lot but a lot lighter than my Kysirium ES's,my ES's are about 1490 grams these ones are 1325 grams,they are a lot more aero and I can't wait to go for my Sunday ride,this Sunday will be 80 miles so I can't wait,anyhow here is a pic of the bike with the new Rolf Prima Aero with Schwalbe Ultremo tires and tubes.I MEANT,DOES THIS BIKE LOOK FAST ?? :-)



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Old 01-10-08, 08:06 PM
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The bike looks fast.
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The bike appears stationary. Perhaps that's the trick.
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I don't see you.
Is that because you're so fast?
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you look faster with bora's
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Old 01-10-08, 08:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Hipcycler View Post
I don't see you.
Is that because you're so fast?
I did not posted this it was my bike !!!
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Old 01-10-08, 08:12 PM
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Perhaps pipin was runnng by the bike when the picture was taken and he really is that fast.



The bike looks smoking fast.
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Old 01-10-08, 08:16 PM
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pipin...We're just having fun with ya.

Unless of course, you are a bike that attained sentience and has also learned how to surf the internet.

If that is the case then you do look fast.
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you look like a bicycle.
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Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver View Post
pipin...We're just having fun with ya.

Unless of course, you are a bike that attained sentience and has also learned how to surf the internet.

If that is the case then you do look fast.
Actually, I can swim and run decently fast...
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Low spoke count = less aero

So, not as fast as you could look.
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Old 01-10-08, 08:28 PM
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I'm curious to see how those tires perform. I'm looking into getting a set.
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Originally Posted by Cypress View Post
Low spoke count = less aero

So, not as fast as you could look.

Umm then why the call these wheels "Rolf Prima Elan *Aero*" ? I'm confused

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Originally Posted by Cypress View Post
Low spoke count = less aero

So, not as fast as you could look.


Last I checked, Hed 3s are pretty low on spokes, and at least a little aero.
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Old 01-10-08, 08:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Edonis13 View Post
you look like a bicycle.
lol.. almost blew chicken noodle soup out of my nose on that one... thanks
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Bike does look very nice. However, I personally think this was very much of a lateral move at best.
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Dude you shoulda gotten carbon wheels.
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I'm not feelin' the red tape, it seems to make it slower.
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Dude you shoulda gotten carbon wheels.
Not for $690.00 plus the Carbon wheels make too much noise when applying the brakes auucchh every time someone next to me is stopping that thing sound like a MIG 15.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mig_15
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Originally Posted by PipinFan View Post
Not for $690.00 plus the Carbon wheels make too much noise when applying the brakes auucchh every time someone next to me is stopping that thing sound like a MIG 15.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mig_15
I don't know what carbon wheels you have heard making noises like that, but mine are virtually silent when braking. Noise? Sure, but not loud at all. Certainly not even the same as most other people around me.
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Honestly, I'd rather have bought $700 generic Gigantex tubular wheels than the Rolf's. It's not to say that the Rolf are bad by any stretch of the word.... I just feel that the rolf's are redundant to the Ksyriums.

At any rate, you know your bike looks tight.
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Honestly, I'd rather have bought $700 generic Gigantex tubular wheels than the Rolf's. It's not to say that the Rolf are bad by any stretch of the word.... I just feel that the rolf's are redundant to the Ksyriums.

At any rate, you know your bike looks tight.
Don't like tubulars at all...
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Originally Posted by dgasmd View Post
I don't know what carbon wheels you have heard making noises like that, but mine are virtually silent when braking. Noise? Sure, but not loud at all. Certainly not even the same as most other people around me.

Actually they sound is like the drill from a dentist... I'm honest chief .. but anyhow you can't get any carbon for that price,the closest one would be the Bontrager XXXlite and they are about $1200.00 and weight the same... I already spent enough money here... I'm DONE!!!
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It would look even faster if the chain was on the big ring.
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If the Kysirium ES are in the way, taking up too much room I will be driving GA to Key West a few times in the next few months for work. I would be glad to stop on the way down and take them off your hands, where ever in FL you are.
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