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$10,000 to have any bike, what would you guys buy?

Old 12-10-11, 02:50 PM
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$10,000 to have any bike, what would you guys buy?

I am thinking of purchasing a road bike in this price range and want to know what you would get. Reccomend somthing and ill have a look at it.

Update: I do not want electric shifting and It will be custom, i will get the frame, then group, then wheels

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Old 12-10-11, 02:54 PM
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I'll sell you a great 2006 Bianchi 928 for $10,000. Get one more post an send a PM to arrange payment and shipment.
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Old 12-10-11, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by ahsposo View Post
I'll sell you a great 2006 Bianchi 928 for $10,000. Get one more post an send a PM to arrange payment and shipment.
Didn't paypal ban you after that last stunt you pulled?
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Old 12-10-11, 03:23 PM
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I would (wood) buy a Renovo. Gorgeous bikes!!!

http://www.renovobikes.com/the-elwood-hybrid/
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I'd buy a Surly Pacer, make some mods and keep the change.
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Cannondale Evo, BMC Impec or Team Machine, Specialized Venge, some Seven or Lynskey thing, uh...

Whatever else I like looking at but can't afford now.
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Old 12-10-11, 03:40 PM
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Originally Posted by ahsposo View Post
I'll sell you a great 2006 Bianchi 928 for $10,000. Get one more post an send a PM to arrange payment and shipment.
Forget this guy. ^^^ I'll sell you a great 2008 Bianchi Valle with drop bars, dynohub, genuine German lighting, and rack with slide-on basket, trunk bag, and Ortleib panniers for $9800. More features, BETTER DEAL.
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Originally Posted by BarracksSi View Post
Forget this guy. ^^^ I'll sell you a great 2008 Bianchi Valle with drop bars, dynohub, genuine German lighting, and rack with slide-on basket, trunk bag, and Ortleib panniers for $9800. More features, BETTER DEAL.

Well...that sounds good because it will leave some left over money for maybe a decent set of aero-bars for his next group ride....
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Hey, Mine is a classic road bike. I'll throw in free shipping and two spare Conti GP4000s chilis.
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Didn't paypal ban you after that last stunt you pulled?
No. Those guys love me. In fact JoeBob's Used Bike and Tractor Emporium was one of the first Bill Me Later retailers they chose!
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Old 12-10-11, 03:50 PM
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I would look at the Velokraft Nocom. I like.
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New Pinnerello Dogma with Di2. I'd still owe 'em a couple of thousand, but that's my choice!!
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If I were renting (buying to upgrade later on...),
a 2012 Cannondale Supersix EVO Red w/Enve 6.7
wheels, Fizik/3T Cockpit & Dura Ace 9000 Pedals.
That, or a 2012 Cannondale Supersix Ultimate on sale.

If it were going to be a keeper, probably a blood red
Tomassini with chrome lugs and full vintage Campy.
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I'm sorry and believe me I love riding. But there is no way I could ever justify spending that much on a bike. If you've got it flaunt it I suppose.
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Europcar Colnago c59 w/ non-sloping TT, Super Record EPS, Bora tubulars, PRO cockpit, Prologo saddle
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I'm sorry and believe me I love riding. But there is no way I could ever justify spending that much on a bike. If you've got it flaunt it I suppose.
Without starting a debate on financial responsibility, I'd like to say that some people would rather have a $20k car and a $10k bike than just a $30k car. If it brings someone pride and joy and motivates them to ride more, there's nothing wrong with spending that kind of $ on a bike. People spend a lot more on silly things that don't benefit their health whatsoever. Hell, some people can blow $10k on beer and pot in a year. It's all about what you value and what you want to spend your money on.
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You should spend about 4 grand more and get the Gucci Bianchi hybrid.
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Trek Speed Concept 9.9 with 808's and Di2 ... just a bit over 10.000 but still cheap enough for you, I'm sure.
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Moots di2 carbon 50mm clinchers, not sure what's the best right now, I'm sure someone knows.
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Quest Velomobile - Has to be ridden to be believed, but really for ten large, any velomobile would be on my list.
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A steel custom made frame with an aweome paint job by one of the top builders in the country and equip it with Record or Dura Ace components. A nice set of wheels made to order.

I'd then put the rest of the cash in the bank to buy beer as needed.
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Originally Posted by ilovecycling View Post
Europcar Colnago c59 w/ non-sloping TT, Super Record EPS, Bora tubulars, PRO cockpit, Prologo saddle
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I'd keep the bikes I have and spend a month or two in France and Italy riding the tires off my Look. From personal experience, June is a great time of year to be over there.
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