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Show me your <$1000 Road Bicycle

Old 03-23-12, 06:20 PM
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Show me your <$1000 Road Bicycle

Title says it all. Who's got the hottest less than 1k ride (out of pocket, no sponsors).
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You first.
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I don't have one.
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I'd like to see what you guys have as ewell
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I have a Trek 2.1 but it was over $1000, at least in CAD.
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I'm sure this will be quickly surpassed, but $650 lightly used



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<$380 as shown. Since then, a few months ago, after a few upgrades it's a bit over 400.

Nashbar aluminum road frame & carbon fork.

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Old 03-23-12, 06:41 PM
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I'm sure this will be quickly surpassed, but $650 lightly used

Very nice but the tyres don't match imho.
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Old 03-23-12, 06:42 PM
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I'm not sure if I qualify, because this was FREE!


(excuse the poor picture lighting/composition....just took this now in the garage )
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This one sold for $1,200.00 when I bought it new in 2010. It's a 2009 model so the LBS let me have it for $1,000.00. It's now for sale.

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I'm too embarrassed to tell how little I have in this. Seriously


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$300 came with a cateye computer and some shimano cleats.
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These were both well under a grand. Craigslist has been very good to me...



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Originally Posted by Dan The Man View Post
I'm sure this will be quickly surpassed, but $650 lightly used


Very nice! I have a celeste one as well...but unfortunately it is getting bumped out in favor of new carbon (the Fuji above). It was under a grand until I did the wheel upgrade.


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Picked it up for way under 1k complete

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The bike I was riding in this pic (sorry, no better pic of it), an 09 Trek 1.5, picked up off CL for $550. Added a set of Tiagra crank and tires, and was still under 7.
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Picked it up for way under 1k complete

Just wanted to say that is one nice looking machine.
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$999.99

'Course, it now has pedals, new saddle, new stem and post. So I guess I went over...
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My less than $100 roadie ($60), came with old, heavy 7401 Dura-Ace clipless.



I got my Pinarello for $400, too tired to dig up pics, though.
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Here's mine.


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$550 total cost.

Full carbon frame and fork.

$250


Very lightly used.
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My less than $100 roadie ($60), came with old, heavy 7401 Dura-Ace clipless.



I got my Pinarello for $400, too tired to dig up pics, though.
I snagged a very similar bike to that (at a similar price) for my brother-in-law. Very heavy Trek 320 with RSX...but it works just fine. Integrated shifting for under $100! Are those 105's?
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Those are actually RSX 7-speed. They didn't shift at all when I got bike. Flushed out with spray lube and click nicely now. Diamondback interval is a pretty weighty machine @ 26 lbs, but not a bad beater bike. MSRP was $479 in 1999.

I think I found a lighter, more attractive crankset for it, will find out if it fits BB tomorrow.
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Yeah, very similar bikes then. nice find!

I was going to flip mine, but offered it to my BIL at cost. He's only ridden it about a 15 times over the past couple summers, but that's cool.
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I think the red LeMond is the best buy so far (but maybe the worst pic).
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