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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby jasonc » Tue Aug 05, 2014 7:47 pm

I'm waiting for it to transform
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Cheesewheel » Tue Aug 05, 2014 7:59 pm

Ross wrote:http://www.romansinternational.com/car/893/e-bikes-terminus-prime-edition

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at £29,950 ea I imagine a potential buyer could also afford to pay people to think it is not ugly
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby warthog1 » Tue Aug 05, 2014 8:33 pm

Ross wrote:http://www.romansinternational.com/car/893/e-bikes-terminus-prime-edition

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That bike is a relative beauty when compared to the saddle it's been saddled with :mrgreen:
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Uncle Just » Wed Aug 06, 2014 8:45 am

I don't find it particularly unsightly and yes the seat is out of place but the price is damn ugly. 30K! Seriously? 10% of that would be still OTT.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby QuangVuong » Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:12 am

With the recent animal inspired bikes, here's a shark. The headtube looks like the BT Superbike's.
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/sydney-r ... 1053544185
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby jasonc » Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:19 am

QuangVuong wrote:With the recent animal inspired bikes, here's a shark. The headtube looks like the BT Superbike's.
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/sydney-r ... 1053544185
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Is that a nibali special edition?
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Cheesewheel » Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:31 am

Uncle Just wrote:I don't find it particularly unsightly and yes the seat is out of place but the price is damn ugly. 30K! Seriously? 10% of that would be still OTT.

actually thats 30K UK sterling ... probably closer to 55K AU

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby bychosis » Wed Aug 06, 2014 11:07 am

And they appear not to have grasped how a saddle or bars are positioned. All that money and it's still got three chains externally mounted. I wonder how far the 2200w motor will push you?
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Scott_C » Wed Aug 06, 2014 11:54 am

bychosis wrote:And they appear not to have grasped how a saddle or bars are positioned. All that money and it's still got three chains externally mounted. I wonder how far the 2200w motor will push you?

There's a review here:
http://electricbikereview.com/m55/terminus/

Based on the quoted battery size you might be able to get 50 to 60kms out of a charge.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby rheicel » Thu Aug 07, 2014 9:26 pm

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Duck! » Thu Aug 07, 2014 9:54 pm

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Why not spend the handfiul of $ more & get the factory external-mount Di2 bracket & cable covers?
I had a thought, but it got run over as it crossed my mind.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby rheicel » Thu Aug 07, 2014 9:56 pm

Duck! wrote:Why not spend the handfiul of $ more & get the factory external-mount Di2 bracket & cable covers?

I just had it for 2 weeks as temporary set-up while my frame is getting repaired :)
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby rangersac » Mon Sep 29, 2014 2:53 pm

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby singlespeedscott » Mon Sep 29, 2014 5:58 pm

Ugly. But it's got some nice gear on it.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby rangersac » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:33 pm

singlespeedscott wrote:Ugly. But it's got some nice gear on it.


Indeed, it takes true dedication to build a bike which makes you ignore that groupset and set of wheels...
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Clara94 » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:44 pm

Cheesewheel wrote:
Ross wrote:http://www.romansinternational.com/car/893/e-bikes-terminus-prime-edition

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at £29,950 ea I imagine a potential buyer could also afford to pay people to think it is not ugly



wow what a bike!!! LOL
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Re: Ugly Bikes

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Re: Ugly Bikes

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby greyhoundtom » Thu Oct 02, 2014 8:03 pm

I can only hope someone has done that as a joke. :? Seeing a bike such as that setup that way absolutely destroys me. :cry:
Just the wheelset would make my year, let alone that frame in my favourite color.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby harmonix1234 » Thu Oct 02, 2014 8:20 pm

The thread it came from said the guy had some pretty serious back issues post op this was the best option to keep riding while he recovered.
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Dragster1 » Thu Oct 02, 2014 11:37 pm

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Re: Ugly Bikes

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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby greyhoundtom » Fri Oct 03, 2014 5:58 am

harmonix1234 wrote:The thread it came from said the guy had some pretty serious back issues post op this was the best option to keep riding while he recovered.

In that case I will have to forgive him :D as know what that can be like :(
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby jasonc » Fri Oct 03, 2014 7:25 am

Dragster - i actually think that trek looks appropriately mean
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Re: Ugly Bikes

Postby Dragster1 » Fri Oct 03, 2014 9:36 am

jasonc wrote:Dragster - i actually think that trek looks appropriately mean

Probable on the limit but it would be worth a lot one of treks old y frames ---OCLV, or Optimum Compaction Low Void or Carbon Fibre
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