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Ha ha guys! New Ride Pics.....

Old 04-28-09, 12:24 PM
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Ha ha guys! New Ride Pics.....

08 Lemond Tete De course...

I bought the frame and put my Shimano 105 component group on it. I will be upgrading the components as I go along. I may hold out and put DI2 on this bike.

Wheels will be the first upgrade, I like my wheels, but I don't like the chrome spokes or the pattern.

not a garage door, but it is a big walk-in freezer!

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Old 04-28-09, 12:37 PM
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can you take another pic with better lighting and the bike turned the other way so we can see the drivetrain? 2 other things, flip it, and remove the reflectors on the wheels. Best of luck! Looks nice!
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Old 04-28-09, 12:39 PM
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Sure, What does flip it mean? Believe it or not its a camera phone pic. Ill take better pics later
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He means flip the stem so you're uncomfortable but stylin'
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He means flip the stem so you're uncomfortable but stylin'
yeah...

Good bike porn is drive-side on the big chainring and the smallest rear gear/cog.

I have to give you credit, I don't think there's ever been a pic of a bike in a walk-in freezer. Kudos to you sir!
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lol, Ill get you some guys some good bike porn later!
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Riding properly fitted will be far more beneficial then "flipping it" Thats one thing(Bad advice) you will have to ignore on BF. Unless of course you bought the bike purely for looks and to cruise no more then 15-20k around town and/or bike races just to look cool. Then "flip it" and buy a really loud hub.
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My other bike had a stem that was straight/not angled. I like the feel of this much better. I ride as much as I can, but lately it has been 5 or 6 miles at a time between the lunch and dinner rush at my restaurant. I am also running for State House of Represenitives in South Carolina(Republican), and have been very busy lately with that.

Anyone have any pics of a "flipped stem?"

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Nice bike. Don't worry too much about the wheels- they're stainless spokes (not chome), and likely to be the sturdiest and most comfortable wheels you can ride. That's a good thing!

Now go ride the snot out of it!
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Anyone have any pics of a "flipped stem?"
Dangerous question....

Nice looking Tete...
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^^^THIS coming from an expert on nice looking Tete's

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