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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby rabobank89 » Thu May 31, 2012 2:43 pm

A more updated photo from me :)

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby yarravalleyplodder » Thu May 31, 2012 3:26 pm

so you sold the biancci?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby rabobank89 » Thu May 31, 2012 4:25 pm

yarravalleyplodder wrote:so you sold the biancci?


Nope, still have it.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby visrealm » Thu May 31, 2012 6:04 pm

rabobank89 wrote:A more updated photo from me :)

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Love those blue wheels - nice!
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby benam80 » Sat Jun 02, 2012 2:45 pm

Got my new toy for commuting/playing/trying to get fit :)

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hope linking works hehe
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby bosvit » Sat Jun 02, 2012 9:05 pm

Nice one benam 8)
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby HLC » Sun Jun 03, 2012 12:25 pm

Built my new whip yesterday - full specs here: viewtopic.php?f=28&t=1707&p=805662#p805510

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(Bar angle is spot on - i used a spirit level - just looks off in the pics it seems)
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby rabobank89 » Sun Jun 03, 2012 3:13 pm

Now that's a mad bike HLC! Love it...
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby jaseyjase » Sun Jun 03, 2012 3:38 pm

back to Fulcrum3s, new bidon cages and GP4000s. A nicer ride compared to the gators i was running.

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby HLC » Mon Jun 04, 2012 11:02 am

rabobank89 wrote:Now that's a mad bike HLC! Love it...


Cheers! Can't wait to take it too the track!!!


Lookin good Jase!
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby rpmspinman » Mon Jun 04, 2012 2:26 pm

Hey Jase, how do you find the GP4000s compared to the gators as far as ride and rolling resistance, handling, puncture resistance is concerned? Is it noticeable?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby baralah » Mon Jun 04, 2012 2:37 pm

rpmspinman wrote:Hey Jase, how do you find the GP4000s compared to the gators as far as ride and rolling resistance, handling, puncture resistance is concerned? Is it noticeable?

sorry this is no Jase's opinion. I find GP4000 just as reliable, but definitely grippier than the gators. After over a thousand of Km's, I finally found cuts on the GP.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby rpmspinman » Mon Jun 04, 2012 3:06 pm

baralah wrote:
rpmspinman wrote:Hey Jase, how do you find the GP4000s compared to the gators as far as ride and rolling resistance, handling, puncture resistance is concerned? Is it noticeable?

sorry this is no Jase's opinion. I find GP4000 just as reliable, but definitely grippier than the gators. After over a thousand of Km's, I finally found cuts on the GP.


Interesting, thanks for your opinion. Considering them for my next tire choice thats all.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby HLC » Mon Jun 04, 2012 6:41 pm

GP4000's are a softer compound.

Therefore, they are more grippy, and more supple when riding, however this comes at reduced tyre longevity, and less puncture resistance.

Definately one for the roadie/weekend warrior.

I would still ride gators on the daily or fixed gear or whatever for the longer lasting harder compound... However this comes at a cost. They aren't that grippy, especially if you corner hard enough to lean onto the threads on the sidewall, and in the wet they are dangerous in general ha ha
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby jaseyjase » Tue Jun 05, 2012 11:25 am

rpmspinman wrote:Hey Jase, how do you find the GP4000s compared to the gators as far as ride and rolling resistance, handling, puncture resistance is concerned? Is it noticeable?


Ive only put 100kms on them so far, definitely feels more grippier. Cant comment on much else yet!

pretty sure there are plenty of threads on them though =)
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby rpmspinman » Tue Jun 05, 2012 12:16 pm

HLC wrote:GP4000's are a softer compound.

Therefore, they are more grippy, and more supple when riding, however this comes at reduced tyre longevity, and less puncture resistance.

Definately one for the roadie/weekend warrior.

I would still ride gators on the daily or fixed gear or whatever for the longer lasting harder compound... However this comes at a cost. They aren't that grippy, especially if you corner hard enough to lean onto the threads on the sidewall, and in the wet they are dangerous in general ha ha


Thanks Henri. Pretty much the summation of what has been told to me already.

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Dcyclist » Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:43 pm

Just returning to BNA after a while away. My new toy as of last Saturday is:
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just wish the weather would improve so I could ride it more.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby BNE_2011 » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:03 am

Here is my new extremely comfortable Sports-touring-commuting bike.

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby familyguy » Thu Jun 07, 2012 3:00 pm

Not sure what to think of that...what model Nicolai is it? Dynamo rear hub?

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby rpmspinman » Thu Jun 07, 2012 3:32 pm

Dcyclist wrote:Just returning to BNA after a while away. My new toy as of last Saturday is:
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just wish the weather would improve so I could ride it more.


Nice ride Dave. I like the color scheme.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Marto » Thu Jun 07, 2012 4:57 pm

I haven't put in a photo of my bikes here yet.

Here's my 2011 Giant TCR1 that I picked up in the last year runout sales in March.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby marinmomma » Thu Jun 07, 2012 7:58 pm

An up-dated photo of my Scott, CR1 with Sram Rival with new wheels, bars and saddle, have had this for 12 months now and I'm very happy with it!

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The orginal bike

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My new bike, set up for commuting, Specialized Dolce with Sram Apex.

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Mugglechops » Thu Jun 07, 2012 8:09 pm

BNE_2011 wrote:Here is my new extremely comfortable Sports-touring-commuting bike.

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Very cool looking bike, I like it.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Mulger bill » Thu Jun 07, 2012 9:32 pm

Marto wrote:Here's my 2011 Giant TCR1 that I picked up in the last year runout sales in March.
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Huuh? Yuk!


I mean seriously mate, white cable ties mounting the 'puter? On a smoking hot piece of red trimmed black cf luvverlyness?

Send me your addy and I'll express post some black ones up to you tomorrow :D
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Marto » Thu Jun 07, 2012 9:51 pm

Mulger bill wrote:
Marto wrote:Here's my 2011 Giant TCR1 that I picked up in the last year runout sales in March.

Huuh? Yuk!


I mean seriously mate, white cable ties mounting the 'puter? On a smoking hot piece of red trimmed black cf luvverlyness?

Send me your addy and I'll express post some black ones up to you tomorrow :D


I'll only accept cf cable ties :wink:

The white sauce cable ties on my comp. do stand out like the proverbial from the front.

Heading out to the shed now with scissors and black cable ties!
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