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Old 08-09-08, 11:27 PM
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Hot r Not

Post a pic of your bike and then let folks reply with quote of hot...r not. Simple eh?

Me first. Don't hurt my feelings:





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Not! Campy on a Giant? hehe I love the color scheme though.

Mine:
probably not...

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Ravenmore's: Hot. Looks like a great functional race bike. Bars are actually lower than the saddle, which is a plus. I personaly don't like Ksyriums, but still. Nice bike.

Here's my Moots, and here's my next bike (on order, will have in approximately a week). I'll sell the wheels and saddle and put on another Arione and I don't know maybe Reynolds Attack or Assault rims.



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since it's giant... with campagnolo, hot or not, on or off, is too drastic. i'd have to do a scale, between 5 and 10 out of a possible 10.
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id hit it
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id hit that moots and giant. <3

shadow - hot, thats the most classy ironhorse logo text I have ever seen. balanced with matching bar tape. A
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Originally Posted by Dick Rhee View Post
Ravenmore's: Hot. Looks like a great functional race bike. Bars are actually lower than the saddle, which is a plus. I personaly don't like Ksyriums, but still. Nice bike.

Here's my Moots, and here's my next bike (on order, will have in approximately a week). I'll sell the wheels and saddle and put on another Arione and I don't know maybe Reynolds Attack or Assault rims.



canyon and moots = definitely hot.
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Originally Posted by Dick Rhee View Post
Ravenmore's: Hot. Looks like a great functional race bike. Bars are actually lower than the saddle, which is a plus. I personaly don't like Ksyriums, but still. Nice bike.

Here's my Moots, and here's my next bike (on order, will have in approximately a week). I'll sell the wheels and saddle and put on another Arione and I don't know maybe Reynolds Attack or Assault rims.



Moots: hot.
Canyon: not digging the decals..

also, ravenmore, where's the centurion? now that's hot.
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[QUOTE=ShadowGray;7241686]Not! Campy on a Giant? hehe I love the color scheme though.

you'd not believe the controversy I've gotten over putting Campy on a Giant. Brilliant ride though - probably the best I've owned.

ps - dig the Ironhorse. Well balanced setup.
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Originally Posted by Dick Rhee View Post
that moots is hot, not 'with campag and deep dish carbon hot', but still hot.
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Originally Posted by euphoria View Post
red=hot
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Originally Posted by euphoria View Post
weird cranks though. what are those?
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Canyon: not digging the decals..
It's definitely a lot, but I figure at $3200 for a really nice frame, full Chorus, and a decent spec on everything else, I'm willing to ride a billboard.

On the other hand, I really like the Iron Horse logos (especially on the fork).
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cannondale SI (made by FSA I believe)....some BB30 nonsense
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Originally Posted by PeddlingPilgrim View Post
that moots is hot, not 'with campag and deep dish carbon hot', but still hot.
If you go to the Moots forum in RBR, there is one with full Record and Lightweights. It's beyond beautiful.
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hothothothot

The only thing that could make that bike cooler are some decent road pedals
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hothothothot

The only thing that could make that bike cooler are some decent road pedals
i've always just used crank bros because its what i know and i like a semi casual adidas style shoe. but i'm willing to try something new. what do you recommend?
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Don't change your setup if you're happy on it, but maybe look into Keo Sprints - easy to use, cheap, and their cleats are easier to walk in. I'd suggest Speedplay but it's a ***** to walk around with those metal cleats.
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the moots is a HOTTIE

here's mine. please be nice, it be a lot nicer and lighter if i didn't have other hobbies to support.

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It's not a moots or canyon, but I like it.

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it's new be nice
and the giant is hot


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Still a work in progress - stem gets flipped next week then once I'm fully recovered and flexible again gonna lose some spacers. For now just focus on the frame.
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