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General Bike Thread (Desiderata, Questions, Pics)

Discussion in 'Health & Body' started by kronik, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. JohnnyMarr

    JohnnyMarr Well-Known Member

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    BMC's Alpenchallenge is nice. Cannondale also do a belt drive version of their Badboy hybrid, but I think it looks ugly with the lefty fork.

    Boardman have just released a new range of hybrids, one of which has, I believe, Shimano Alfine Di2, not sure if they're available outside the UK though.
     


  2. emptym

    emptym Moderator Moderator

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    ^Thanks @JohnnyMarr. Those are good recommendations. I wish they used silver components. I wonder why black has become the standard for seatposts, stems, handlebars, cranks, etc.
     


  3. tricky

    tricky Distinguished Member

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    Just brought home this Cervelo R3...very excited for the spring weather to come around.

    20180105_131354.jpg

    Last summer I purchased this Specialized Sirrus Pro Carbon as I've wanted to get into cycling for years but thought my bulging discs wouldn't allow it so I went with the more upright style. Turns out I was able to get in 2 hour rides without much discomfort so I decided to transition to a road bike. Hoping someone will purchased the Specialized locally but not sure how hot the market is for higher end hybrid/fitness bikes.

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    The only thing I'm looking for now is a used mountain bike for casual rides with my son (and family).

    Didn't know this thread existed so hopefully will get some good ideas here!
     


  4. emptym

    emptym Moderator Moderator

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    This beautiful Nua is done! P1100195.jpg
     


  5. emptym

    emptym Moderator Moderator

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    Some more pics:
    P1100196.jpg P1100235.jpg P1100228.jpg P1100221.jpg
    Should be here in a few days. Very excited. I had initially ordered it with a carbon fork, but decided to spring for the titanium for its durability/reliability. I'll switch the grips to Odi attack ones that I've used for a long time, add some fenders, and pedals.

    My old bike served me well as a year-round commuter for 25 yrs. This one should be even more fun, require less maintenance, and will probably outlast me. Now I have two reasons to hope my son's about my size: my tailored clothes and this bike.
     
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  6. otc

    otc Stylish Dinosaur

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    Damn, that's pretty sick.

    I've got a custom built cyclocross frame that I don't use... Kind of want to take it back to the builder and see if he can make it belt drive and add disc tabs
     


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