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Old 07-30-15, 02:29 PM
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Originally Posted by VeloPvP
Total fail just like every other bland boring grey / black bike with no personality whatsoever. Why do you guys even buy into the bland is better fad?
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Originally Posted by DCwheeler
I will do better on the photos but for now heres my GIANT TCR SLR (2014) - a warranty replacement frames for my TCR SLR featured here before.
Total fail just like every other bland boring grey / black bike with no personality whatsoever. Why do you guys even buy into the bland is better fad?

FYI it's easier to copy and paste my comments since that's what every bike maker seems to be doing with these lifeless bikes.
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Old 07-30-15, 02:32 PM
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Originally Posted by arben
Still loving that Propel above.

Might as well cross-post mine from the Other Thread:


Total fail just like every other bland boring grey / black bike with no personality whatsoever. Why do you guys even buy into the bland is better fad?

The hottest thing on the entire bike is the cosmic decals on the wheels.
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Old 07-30-15, 02:34 PM
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Originally Posted by TexMac


Race Rig..best bike i've riden!
Very nice!
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Old 07-30-15, 02:35 PM
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Originally Posted by sriley4290
Mine



ahh picture is too small. I will work on a better one.
2014 Specialized Roubaiz, ultegra 11 spd
Total fail just like every other bland boring grey / black bike with no personality whatsoever. Why do you guys even buy into the bland is better fad?

Putting such a horrible looking bike in such a new view totally ruins that picture.
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Old 07-30-15, 02:37 PM
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Originally Posted by growlerdinky



Like they say, you can take the bike out of the kitchen, but you can't take the kitchen out of the... oh wait, they never say that.
Another thing they never said or will ever say is that bike is "hot".. Peel off the silly tribal logos they are hurting my eyes.
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Old 07-30-15, 02:41 PM
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I think that they're one of the least hot things, personally. Not everybody likes everything to be super loud; there's a lot to be said for quality that doesn't yell at you—for something that's really nice but isn't super obvious to people who aren't paying attention.

Maybe this is more to your liking:



( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
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Old 07-30-15, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by DCwheeler
Made some changes that I think have helped - or at least I think so?.



Black beauty... that slam
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Originally Posted by rjones28
hot
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Old 07-30-15, 02:47 PM
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Originally Posted by LowCel
Race ready.

HOT ..Looks like bikes i saw during Tour of California
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Originally Posted by UCIMBZ
Very nice!
Here's mine:
HOT.. Very well put together. Looks like you can hang it on the wall like art.
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Originally Posted by LGHT
Another thing they never said or will ever say is that bike is "hot".. Peel off the silly tribal logos they are hurting my eyes.

Damn... LOL
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Originally Posted by sriley4290
The color isn't why I bought it. I bought it because it fit me well, and I like the way it rode and because honestly I got a great deal on it as a "last years model" I couldn't pick the color and still get it for the same price I paid for this one. I apologize that my bike doesn't meet your lofty standards of what a bike should look like. I will try harder next time.
Don't take it personally. Mine got roasted here also, but it's what we signed up for, right?
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Here's the other one.
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Originally Posted by LGHT
Total fail just like every other bland boring grey / black bike with no personality whatsoever. Why do you guys even buy into the bland is better fad?

FYI it's easier to copy and paste my comments since that's what every bike maker seems to be doing with these lifeless bikes.
Thanks for your input.
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Old 07-30-15, 03:57 PM
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Originally Posted by sriley4290
The color isn't why I bought it. I bought it because it fit me well, and I like the way it rode and because honestly I got a great deal on it as a "last years model" I couldn't pick the color and still get it for the same price I paid for this one. I apologize that my bike doesn't meet your lofty standards of what a bike should look like. I will try harder next time.
We aren't judging bike fits, the way it rides, or hot "deals" I'm just ragging on the looks is all. Heck if I found a good deal I'd buy it also. My bike isn't hot one bit either, but at least it's not ugly
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Originally Posted by DCwheeler
Thanks for your input.
Anytime.
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Originally Posted by LGHT
We aren't judging bike fits, the way it rides, or hot "deals" I'm just ragging on the looks is all. Heck if I found a good deal I'd buy it also. My bike isn't hot one bit either, but at least it's not ugly
I completely understand it isn't the most flashy, or hot looking bike. I guess the thing that struck me wrong was the comments about buying into a "fad" about blacks and greys. I could have gone with many other more brightly colored bikes, yes, and was looking at them until this one fell into my lap. I don't mind the comments on the bike at all. it is black, flat black at that, and white. can't get much more boring than that, but to assume that I am buying into some kind the fad of dull colors, couldn't be further from the truth, so I was just explaining why I went with the bike I have over one that might be deemed HOT..hehe

I know my bike isn't ugly, she is subdued in her beauty...hehe.
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Sharp!
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Originally Posted by TexMac


Race Rig..best bike i've riden!
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Way too fat for my taste.... Looks like a balloon. Gotta make everything big enough to where you can read the logos from across the street.
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New frame, no white garage. Probably a love it or hate it frame.
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Originally Posted by kbarch
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Way too fat for my taste.... Looks like a balloon. Gotta make everything big enough to where you can read the logos from across the street.
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Originally Posted by LGHT
Total fail just like every other bland boring grey / black bike with no personality whatsoever. Why do you guys even buy into the bland is better fad?

FYI it's easier to copy and paste my comments since that's what every bike maker seems to be doing with these lifeless bikes.
Originally Posted by LGHT
Total fail just like every other bland boring grey / black bike with no personality whatsoever. Why do you guys even buy into the bland is better fad?

The hottest thing on the entire bike is the cosmic decals on the wheels.
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Very nice!
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Total fail just like every other bland boring grey / black bike with no personality whatsoever. Why do you guys even buy into the bland is better fad?

Putting such a horrible looking bike in such a new view totally ruins that picture.
So if a bike is all black, it automatically means its not appealing in your eyes? I'm just asking. You've never seen an all black bike that you liked?
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Originally Posted by brian416
New frame, no white garage. Probably a love it or hate it frame.

I dig it, Hot
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