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Old 12-20-10, 11:31 AM
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Originally Posted by X-LinkedRider
Dunno about Hot, but Huffy's look like they can handle their own out there. +1 for the balls on Posting a serotta on this thread, and another for making it work. Welcome to BF community Tonger and hope to see more of what these Huffy's can do.
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I wish he'd have kept the original fork on there though.
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Old 12-20-10, 12:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Lectron
Yeah...I'm into the classy look my selves...
This Lynskey even with the fiery flames seems half baked. Aero fork, aero seatpost, semi aero looking frame........ then you have non aero wheels that just dont go with the aero theme. Hot or Not? Its an "or" for now.
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Old 12-20-10, 12:29 PM
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Originally Posted by SpinDr
I'm digging this. I would dig it even more with black bar tape.

Chapeau though.

+1, bar tape doesnt quite cut it, black or white would look good IMO! Lynskeys always look great, but a nice set of wheels on a Lynskey is even sexier! Good job!
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Originally Posted by Forza
New shoes and replaced the bar tape...

Finally........a BMC I like. Sweet bike.
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Originally Posted by X-LinkedRider
Dunno about Hot, but Huffy's look like they can handle their own out there. +1 for the balls on Posting a huffy on this thread, and another for making it work. Welcome to BF community Tonger and hope to see more of what these Huffy's can do.
They are Serrotta's badged as Huffys. The 7 Eleven team raced on them and were sponsored by Huffy. Very hot - although I prefer them with the original equipment.
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Old 12-20-10, 10:40 PM
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Originally Posted by ravenmore
They are Serrotta's badged as Huffys. The 7 Eleven team raced on them and were sponsored by Huffy. Very hot - although I prefer them with the original equipment.
I totally understand the originality sentiment, the carbon fork is visually jarring. I wanted to run relatively modern stuff to see how it would ride and lost a couple of # (21# to 19#) in the process. It's an actual team bike but I clearly don't have the legs of the guy it was made for, I need the 10s and compact rings. From an aesthetic point of view, I was thinking of painting the fork and using reproductions of the team decals, or having a threadless steel fork made (much more $) so that I could keep running the more modern drivetrain. It's a smooth ride although definitely on the quicker steering side. I've got the heavy original fork, Wolbers, and the original 7400 DA group all tucked away.
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i dont blame you at all. the bike is being used, and the original parts are being "protected".
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Originally Posted by giantdefy
This Lynskey even with the fiery flames seems half baked. Aero fork, aero seatpost, semi aero looking frame........ then you have non aero wheels that just dont go with the aero theme. Hot or Not? Its an "or" for now.

I had these for it, and yeah, the 808's gave me a li'll advantage my 404's nothing
The fork alone gives more and the seatpost more than you should imagen with
the turbulence between the tights, but yes. It looks better with a semi aero
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Originally Posted by Cateye
Finally........a BMC I like. Sweet bike.
That BMC is HAWT! Great looking frame, nice wheels, great components. Schweet!!
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Old 12-21-10, 01:01 AM
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Originally Posted by Cateye
Finally........a BMC I like. Sweet bike.
Originally Posted by mchacon01
That BMC is HAWT! Great looking frame, nice wheels, great components. Schweet!!
Thanks - Only recent change is that I dumped the Look Carbons for Speedplay Zero Ti pedals. It's a blast to crank on.
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Originally Posted by Lectron
I had these for it, and yeah, the 808's gave me a li'll advantage my 404's nothing
The fork alone gives more and the seatpost more than you should imagen with
the turbulence between the tights, but yes. It looks better with a semi aero
huh?
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Old 12-21-10, 01:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Lectron

I had these for it, and yeah, the 808's gave me a li'll advantage my 404's nothing
The fork alone gives more and the seatpost more than you should imagen with
the turbulence between the tights, but yes. It looks better with a semi aero
"turbulence between the tights" ...What?
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Originally Posted by WHOOOSSHHH...
"turbulence between the tights" ...What?
lol typo
Thighs

But there again...In Norway...We usually wear thights
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Originally Posted by Tonger
having a threadless steel fork made (much more $) so that I could keep running the more modern drivetrain.
What does the stem have to do with the drivetrain?
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Old 12-21-10, 11:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Lectron
lol typo
Thighs

But there again...In Norway...We usually wear thights
Lectron, You crack me up! Someone with a sense of humor
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Not a bf approved photo, but tell me what you think.
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Originally Posted by mzeffex


Not a bf approved photo, but tell me what you think.
Bars and shifters are a little goofy for my taste and I'd go with a black saddle and bartape but otherwise this is a really nice bike. I love the colors, the wheels (albeit gaudy with the decals) actually work well with the bike, nice saddle/bar drop, etc.
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Old 12-22-10, 06:28 PM
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Thanks for the compliment. One these days I'll get around to posting my Serotta Coeur d'Acier (more of a forrest vs. pea). I like green.

Originally Posted by giantdefy
This bike is way too sexy, BEST looking painted Ti frame period! Good job!
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Old 12-22-10, 07:04 PM
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First posted three pages ago but no comments , maybe the photo was too small ... so here goes again.

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i think it is a very classy build. if it were campagnolo it would be just as i would build it.

not a huge deal, but a carbon crankset would create better contrast but changing for that reason would be silly.
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Originally Posted by mzeffex


Not a bf approved photo, but tell me what you think.
rotate bars up. Move shifters a bit down. Saddle forward a tiny bit and you're there.
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Not a bf approved photo, but tell me what you think.
you lose points because you deleted my facebook comment.

would have been hot, what a shame.
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Originally Posted by mzeffex


Not a bf approved photo, but tell me what you think.
It's hot, but it's no Scattante.
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Old 12-22-10, 08:17 PM
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Originally Posted by ravenmore
rotate bars up. Move shifters a bit down. Saddle forward a tiny bit and you're there.
If it fits, why change just to appease the Hot or Not crowd.
It seems to work for him, I'd leave it exactly like it is.

Besides his next bike, the Advanced SL, is going to be hot for sure.
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Originally Posted by cwk132
Bars and shifters are a little goofy for my taste and I'd go with a black saddle and bartape but otherwise this is a really nice bike. I love the colors, the wheels (albeit gaudy with the decals) actually work well with the bike, nice saddle/bar drop, etc.
It has black tape and I'm waiting on the black saddle now. Thanks.
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rotate bars up. Move shifters a bit down. Saddle forward a tiny bit and you're there.
The bars are rotated how they're supposed to be, shifters are within the guide lines on the bars - I had them lower before but they're much better lke this. Saddle is set up how it was pro fitted to be... It's mostly in the middle of the rails.
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you lose points because you deleted my facebook comment.

would have been hot, what a shame.
I didn't delete a comment...?
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It's hot, but it's no Scattante.
Thanks.

Ish.
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If it fits, why change just to appease the Hot or Not crowd.
It seems to work for him, I'd leave it exactly like it is.

Besides his next bike, the Advanced SL, is going to be hot for sure.
Yeah, it fits right. And the bars are how they're supposed to be, so not sure what's with that.
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