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Do you ride your "dream bike?"

Old 08-30-11, 07:26 AM
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Do you ride your "dream bike?"

There are threads asking what peoples' dream bikes would be...I want to hear from people who are already riding their dream bike...please include a pic.
Im riding a 2011 6 series Madone with ultegra, Reynolds Strikes, selle SMP saddle, Easton Equipe Pro bars...and I can honestly say there isnt one thing I would change.
(OK Im a bit of a wheel w-hore, so various wheelsets might apply )
HOW ABOUT YOU?
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Old 08-30-11, 07:32 AM
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I'm pretty happy with mine, it is certainly my dream bike. However, I do occasionally cheat on her in my dreams, don't tell.


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Old 08-30-11, 07:39 AM
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I currently have seven bikes, and the stable seems to change up frequently, but this is the one I'll have forever, and never quite feel worthy of - my seven Axiom, full Dura Ace 7800, Mavic Cosmic Carbone SLs with GP4000s, FSA K Wing Compact carbon bars. Can't believe it can get much better than this:

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Old 08-30-11, 08:04 AM
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Yup all 11 lbs and 13 oz of it.

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Do you ride your "dream bike?"

No.
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Old 08-30-11, 08:09 AM
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Yup all 11 lbs and 13 oz of it.

What? Couldn't afford something nice???

Very nice!
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I've got mine. Waterford RS-22 with lugged polished Reynolds 953 stainless steel frame.



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Old 08-30-11, 08:24 AM
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I have two, an oldie and a newie. The oldie was custom made for me at Holdsworths in London when I was 16, a 1973 Xmas present from mom and dad. They bought my older sister a new car and were feeling guilty. It had the best of everything at the time including a Record group. The newie is a Cyfac Le Mythique as ridden in the TdF, also with a Record group. I ride them both frequently, but have a few others as well.



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I was riding a hybrid for a while. The CAAD 10 became my dream bike and now I have it.

Quite satisfied for my level of riding skill. Maybe in a few years I'll have a new dream bike but no upgrade-itis for now.
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Old 08-30-11, 08:51 AM
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Not yet - but hope to be by the end of the month. Just ordered a Lynskey R340 through my LBS.
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Old 08-30-11, 08:57 AM
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Yes I do.

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I ride a version of my dream bike, especially since I put on Ergonovas in place of the Rotundos. It's an S-Works with Campagnolo and 3T, but nowhere near nice enough to call a dream setup. Maybe if I had a Tarmac or Roubaix S-Works with Chorus, 3T Team parts instead of the Pro stuff and some Fulcrum Racing 3s or Shamals I'd call it a dream bike. I don't even want the top end stuff. Just in that "90% performance, 50% cost" range.

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Originally Posted by jr59 View Post
Yes I do.

Which one do you ride?
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Old 08-30-11, 09:38 AM
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^obviously photoshopped...nttawwt.
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Not yet.

But it's good enough for the moment.
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Old 08-30-11, 09:56 AM
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Nope, I don't.
She's too pretty to ride, so I just look at it lovingly when I'm sitting on the couch. I don't have network or cable TV, but I do have my Masi. <3




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I'm loving my R3, but just got it and don't have a photo yet.
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I was going to build one of these, but just couldn't swing all the components I wanted right now so I settled for a 2012 clx. Super nice bike though.
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I've got mine. Waterford RS-22 with lugged polished Reynolds 953 stainless steel frame.

wow - nice!


I dont really have a "dream bike". I could probably come up with half a dozen amazing bikes I would love to have - none of them would be the "ultimate".
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more pics of that madone please. it looks great with the strikes
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Old 08-30-11, 10:13 AM
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Nope. I want a Ti bike.
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Old 08-30-11, 10:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Steve90068 View Post
more pics of that madone please. it looks great with the strikes
thanks...heres one pre-sticker removal.
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As of last week I am now riding my dream bike. 2012 Specialized Tarmac SL4 Pro. No pics yet but I should have some this weekend.
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This is your opportunity to gloat you vanity w****s.

Here is mine!


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Old 08-30-11, 11:19 AM
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almost.

currently ride a LOOK 566 Ultegra but it has some ****ty wheels on it. Once i get some Fulcrum Racing Zero's, i'll be riding my dream bike
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