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Roubaix bad picture but I love it

Old 08-19-11, 08:06 PM
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Roubaix bad picture but I love it

just bought it today
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Old 08-19-11, 08:09 PM
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Congrats. Looks nice
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Old 08-19-11, 08:12 PM
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The saddle is pointed towards the sky!

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Old 08-19-11, 08:12 PM
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Sweet. I'm getting the same one soon unless the shops sells out of my size before they put them on sale to clear them out. If that's the case I'll get a 2012.
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Old 08-19-11, 08:21 PM
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Originally Posted by bengreen79 View Post
The saddle is pointed towards the sky!
selle anatomica...the pointing up seems to suit me...keeps me on my sit bones
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Old 08-19-11, 08:48 PM
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Good looking bike.. Have fun with it.
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Originally Posted by scwowgph View Post
...the pointing up seems to suit me
Sure it does. Report back in 1000 miles.
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Old 08-19-11, 09:12 PM
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Or three rides.
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Old 08-19-11, 09:22 PM
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Yeah, I like my saddle pointed up a degree or two but that is ridiculous.

Otherwise, nice bike.
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Old 08-19-11, 09:28 PM
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Looks good. Have fun.
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Old 08-20-11, 03:45 AM
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Originally Posted by sbxx1985 View Post
Sure it does. Report back in 1000 miles.
he will go numb after 10 miles...
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Old 08-20-11, 04:17 AM
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That seat angle is a pretty good sign the handle bars are in the wrong place - other than that, enjoy.
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I hope you've already had children.
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I hope you've already had children.
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Love the bike and nice paint job........

BUT.......

with a seat like that, I will pay you $20 if you post a pic with you sitting on the bike while riding it. Ouch....
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Old 08-20-11, 09:25 AM
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what a snobb....Dont stick your nose up at me..
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Old 08-20-11, 10:29 AM
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Originally Posted by North of You View Post
Love the bike and nice paint job........

BUT.......

with a seat like that, I will pay you $20 if you post a pic with you sitting on the bike while riding it. Ouch....


Dude, I'll pay additional $20 for video of you riding it 20 miles.
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the reason its a bad photo is because you need to flip it and fix that saddle. i dont care what you say, having your saddle position like that does not keep your sit bones in the right spot!
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Old 08-20-11, 11:46 AM
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Originally Posted by glrnns280 View Post
what a snobb....Dont stick your nose up at me..


It also could be that saddle bag. It's so heavy that it bends the saddle backwards.

Seriously tho', nice bike and have fun OP and be safe. Also ride how ever is comfy for you. If it starts to hurt, don't hesitate to change things "up" a little.
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Old 08-20-11, 12:08 PM
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^^^ I was just going to say the same thing, I think it's the weight of that suitcase on the back of the saddle that is causing it to tilt... JK, nice looking bike, ride the hell out of it and have fun...
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Old 08-20-11, 12:16 PM
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My 2008 Roubaix is a great ride...Your new one looks like a great boke. Feel free to adjust that saddle a little (or a lot) as you put on more miles...
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Originally Posted by Specialized2k10 View Post
he will go numb after 10 miles...
His junk won't work after 1000.
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Old 08-20-11, 12:38 PM
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That's a lot of seatpost.
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