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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby elantra » Thu Dec 22, 2011 3:56 pm

stinhambo wrote:Just picked up my first road bike - Scott Speedster S20.

I got a bit excited with the camera so apologies for posting more than one photo!

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IMG_4782 by stinhambo, on Flickr

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IMG_4886 by stinhambo, on Flickr

Road shoes didn't arrive in time so I'll be spending some time practicing braking, changing gear, hand position etc then when I get the shoes I can focus on clipping and unclipping (and possibly clip stacking...).

Next up is a decent multi tool (mine is a bit too chunky) and some lights. I'll save up for a decent helmet and computer (Garmin for example).

Wow that bike has nice lines.

By comparison, other new 2012 bikes that i have seen in the shopwindows are about as pretty as my old Volvo.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby stinhambo » Thu Dec 22, 2011 4:32 pm

Thanks Elantra :)

I'm finding that a lot of paint jobs are very plain but this one has a really nice matt black finish which is almost carbon like. The whole bike looks fantastic and the spec is pretty good too.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby redcorpsjames » Thu Dec 22, 2011 5:48 pm

Yeah i like it a lot as well good photography skill btw
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby The Cyclist » Thu Dec 22, 2011 5:52 pm

elantra wrote:
stinhambo wrote:Just picked up my first road bike - Scott Speedster S20.

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IMG_4886 by stinhambo, on Flickr

Road shoes didn't arrive in time so I'll be spending some time practicing braking, changing gear, hand position etc then when I get the shoes I can focus on clipping and unclipping (and possibly clip stacking...).

Next up is a decent multi tool (mine is a bit too chunky) and some lights. I'll save up for a decent helmet and computer (Garmin for example).

Wow that bike has nice lines.

By comparison, other new 2012 bikes that i have seen in the shopwindows are about as pretty as my old Volvo.


Yeah, that's a pretty sweet looking bike, makes my Giant TCR look like a POS.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby notwal » Thu Dec 22, 2011 6:36 pm

he he. I read that S20 as $20 and I was thinking WOW that's good looking for gas pipe. DOH!
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby fattima » Thu Dec 22, 2011 6:47 pm

The current Scott bike look great I reckon.
Very nice stinhambo.
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Postby stinhambo » Thu Dec 22, 2011 7:39 pm

redcorpsjames wrote:Yeah i like it a lot as well good photography skill btw


Thanks :)

Photography is my wife's hobby but I just mess about.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby seddo » Mon Dec 26, 2011 6:58 am

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Another "colin" added to the stable, lovely bike to ride.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Rockford » Mon Dec 26, 2011 10:32 am

seddo wrote:Image

Another "colin" added to the stable, lovely bike to ride.
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2011 Campagnolo Veloce gruppo
Campagnolo Athena hubs matched to Mavic Open Sport rims



*jizz*
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Mulger bill » Mon Dec 26, 2011 10:27 pm

Indeed, niiiiiiiiiiice.
...whatever the road rules, self-preservation is the absolute priority for a cyclist when mixing it with motorised traffic.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby colaiacw » Tue Dec 27, 2011 10:00 am

My Pride and joy. Love to ride this flat out.

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Postby SmellyTofu » Tue Dec 27, 2011 11:32 am

My trusty old bike. Added crud roadracer on it yesterday. Image
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby briztoon » Tue Dec 27, 2011 4:44 pm

colaiacw wrote:My Pride and joy. Love to ride this flat out.

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Merida make some really nice looking bikes. Cool looking bike.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Kemp » Wed Dec 28, 2011 9:56 am

seddo wrote:Image

Another "colin" added to the stable, lovely bike to ride.
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2011 Campagnolo Veloce gruppo
Campagnolo Athena hubs matched to Mavic Open Sport rims


What saddle is that? It looks nice and comfy.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Sven Nijs » Wed Dec 28, 2011 5:15 pm

Kemp wrote:What saddle is that? It looks nice and comfy.

and angled a bit nose up too it appears?
It's a bit warmer here than Scotland isn't it!
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby PB12IN » Thu Dec 29, 2011 5:44 pm

2010 Giant Defy 2
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Not as great as some (most) bikes on here, but i like it. and it was cheep. I just got some SPD-SL pedals on it, but waiting for the shoes to come in as my wife got me the wrong size.

Fuji Absolute 4.0 with Master Cycle Kids Trailer
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This bike needs replaceing, It is my work commuter and tows the kids, and I run the dogs off it, for a cheep bike it has seen alot of km's. The rear wheel has a buckle that cant straighten but I might as well get a new flat bar instead of new wheel but saving like mad for a house so it will live.

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby baralah » Fri Dec 30, 2011 6:41 am

PB12IN wrote:2010 Giant Defy 2
Not as great as some (most) bikes on here, but i like it. and it was cheep. I just got some SPD-SL pedals on it, but waiting for the shoes to come in as my wife got me the wrong size.


Hey, what's wrong with GIANT, they make good bikes. I used to ride one and loved it :D :D What matters is your engine. How many times you see C59 on the road and only averaging 20km/h (I'm just jelous here :wink: ), and how many times I've got beaten on hills by more senior cyclists (my impression would be like, HOW?????)
The legs say NO!!!!! And brain can't do much......
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby seddo » Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:55 am

Sven Nijs wrote:
Kemp wrote:What saddle is that? It looks nice and comfy.

and angled a bit nose up too it appears?

saddle is a cheapie from velogear and I will re-check the angle - thanks Sven
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby PB12IN » Fri Dec 30, 2011 10:32 am

baralah wrote:
PB12IN wrote:2010 Giant Defy 2
Not as great as some (most) bikes on here, but i like it. and it was cheep. I just got some SPD-SL pedals on it, but waiting for the shoes to come in as my wife got me the wrong size.


Hey, what's wrong with GIANT, they make good bikes. I used to ride one and loved it :D :D What matters is your engine. How many times you see C59 on the road and only averaging 20km/h (I'm just jelous here :wink: ), and how many times I've got beaten on hills by more senior cyclists (my impression would be like, HOW?????)


Nothing wrong with it, infact i love it, but alloy frame, and sora gear set, it's far from impressive compared to the other bikes on here, but I've never really cared about comparisons for my sake, as long as I enjoy it. :D
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby durilium » Fri Dec 30, 2011 2:03 pm

Here she is, i only have one bike did have two but never rode the other and storage space is of the essence here so i am quite happy with just the one. The only upgrade i dream of in the future is a nice compact Ti frame, more than likely the Lynksey Cooper and throw my existing gear onto it, this would likely happen a couple years down the track though as i am quite happy with the way the defy frameset rides for now.

I need a black saddle i reckon, Selle Italia SLR ;)

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby snowmaan » Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:09 pm

Nice bikes, especially like the Merida and Colin and Scott
:mrgreen:

Ok, will put more pic sup soon but here's are some of mine
Currently have 4 bikes, one Trek Madone 4.5 (Commuting on it, but desperately trying to fix up one of the older ones to use that instead
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Better pic here, slightly, will put decent one up soon

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Got a Scott Sportster hybrid flat bar
Here's the official pic, will upload a real one, as I also added side hand grips etc
I "should" use this as a commuter now, but just love the Trek!

Doing up Dunlop and Europa 80's vintage bikes as well


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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby zh_302 » Fri Dec 30, 2011 11:48 pm

My first drop bar.
Speedster S20
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Lovin it :lol:
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Kemp » Sat Dec 31, 2011 9:02 am

Pretty indeed. Not willing to venture into the realm of clipless?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby zh_302 » Sat Dec 31, 2011 9:55 am

I'm halfway there. Those pedals have SPD one side.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby norbs » Sat Dec 31, 2011 12:21 pm

Love the white and grey Scott.
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