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Show me your beater bike.

Old 06-13-14, 11:27 AM
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Commuter/Rain bike. 1999 R1000D

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Old 06-13-14, 11:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Terry66 View Post
Built this from the parts leftover when I upgraded my Spec Roubaix to 6800 Ultegra over the winter. I got this unbranded matte black frameset from Bike Island a few years back for $99, so I used the leftover 105 parts and wheelset to build this.

I don't have "finished" pics, but here it was last winter in progress. I've since swapped out the seat post, put on matching tires and cut the steerer tube. Pretty cool bike. Thinking about peeling the decals off the wheels.

Same frame as the Gravity Liberty series. Your beater is nicer than my nice bike
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Originally Posted by 06SpiceRed View Post
Beater/crap weather/rainy crit bike:


OK, why the need for 5 fuji carbon road bikes ?

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I'd leave the decals on the tires looks good
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