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Old 12-22-08, 09:29 AM
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What saddle...

...is on this bike?



You'd think it was the Bontrager InForm RL, but I don't think it is - unless the cover has been replaced. Here's a picture of the RL:
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yay, a thread about Lance's ass!
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It's a thread about the saddle. I don't give a **** who's riding it, but when I see something out-of-the-ordinary I get curious.
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Sure looks like the Inform. I have one and thats what it looks like.
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yay, a thread about Lance's ass!
thank you.
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I wonder about the wheels too. I do not think Bontrager makes a 32 spoke count wheel.
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I wonder about the wheels too. I do not think Bontrager makes a 32 spoke count wheel.
those are the Bontrager Classics
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Originally Posted by Miller2 View Post
Sure looks like the Inform. I have one and thats what it looks like.
Yours has the big "RL" logo on the side?
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stands for "race lite?" bontrager made a custom color?
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Bontrager Inform RL

http://cgi.ebay.com/New-Bontrager-In...|39:1|240:1318
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i guess they changed the covers, thanks!
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Originally Posted by bdcheung View Post
Yours has the big "RL" logo on the side?
No but its the same shape right down to that little yellow piece under the nose.
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Originally Posted by bdcheung View Post
those are the Bontrager Classics
Ah cool! That's what I get for typing without looking first!!
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Maybe their OEM saddles have the big RL on the side.
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^^ yep, looks like the OEM saddles are different. Stupid me.

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I dig the silver and blue.
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It says RL on the side of it.
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It says RL on the side of it.
Thanks for noticing that.
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It says RL on the side of it.
Where??
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He's Lance Mother ****ing Armstrong. If you dn't see it in the catalog or on the website, there's a reason why. Because he is Lance Mother ****ing Armstrong!

haha.
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Originally Posted by bdcheung View Post
^^ yep, looks like the OEM saddles are different. Stupid me.

Now that is a good looking bike!!!!!!
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He's Lance Mother ****ing Armstrong. If you dn't see it in the catalog or on the website, there's a reason why. Because he is Lance Mother ****ing Armstrong!

haha.
You're absolutely right. And Lance never had a saddle re-covered to conform to sponsor requirements.
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He's Lance Mother ****ing Armstrong. If you dn't see it in the catalog or on the website, there's a reason why. Because he is Lance Mother ****ing Armstrong!
Simple yet solid argument.
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