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I May Actually Have "Enough" Road Bikes...for Now!

Old 07-29-12, 05:52 PM
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I May Actually Have "Enough" Road Bikes...for Now!

Just added a "backup" roadbike to the stable (#4 below).

In order of purchase:

1. Custom Steel, 12 speed vintage/original Dura Ace 7400 Groupset, DT shifters,1985.
2. POS SS Steel BD "Dawes" commuter setup with lights/fenders, 2009.
3. Custom Ti "Habanero" with Ultegra 6700, Williams 38C carbon clinchers, 2010. (my main roadbike)
4. Nashbar Aluminum frame with 10 speed 105 5700 shifters and Ultegra 6700 everything else, Forte Titan wheels, 2012. (backup bike, n+1)

I would add my "wish list" to include a custom geometry CF frame from Calfee or Parlee but that's very unlikely to happen.

(also have a classic Rans Stratus Recumbent from 1989 but there is no place for that in the 41).

So I may be done.

Of course you could say I should consider a TT/Tri bike (I have done one tri and may do one or two yearly in the future), CX etc...
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You should consider a TT bike and a CX bike. I don't see an MTB either.
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One can never have too many bikes...
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Nice looking stable. Where are the pics?
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Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
You should consider a TT bike and a CX bike. I don't see an MTB either.
Maybe because the thread title specifies 'road' bikes.
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Originally Posted by canam73 View Post
Maybe because the thread title specifies 'road' bikes.
Details, details ...
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OP, UCIMBZ thinks otherwise.
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i dont see a travel bike...one with s/s couplers
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Or a tandem, for you and the wife (or girl friend, if the wife isn't into it.)
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Impressive stable.
what else CAN you add?
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Or a folding bike to bring on vacation.
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Enough bikes?! Never! Burn the heretic!
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Yes, I know it's heresy.

I will try to take and/or find some pics later to post.
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ridiculous.
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