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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby norbs » Sat Jun 16, 2012 3:37 pm

rabobank89 wrote:
Is this in reference to the Fuji? If so I starting to think its also clustered..

Might pull the wheel decals off and some other look at me stickers to give it a cleaner look


It is for me. It just looks too busy. Stickers on wheels, frame, seat post, cranks, chain ring, stem and brifters. :)

I dont expect there is a huge amount you can do. All that high end gear seems festooned with decals announcing itself to the world.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Crawf » Mon Jun 18, 2012 11:51 am

Yeh could do with removing the wheel, crank, oval, sidi decals.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby galactictuan » Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:45 pm

open roader wrote:Have the knobbies back on for winter, found some good light with dark clouds approching as I crossed the tracks on today's ride - had my P&S in the back pocket......

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What a lovely photo.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby galactictuan » Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:45 pm

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

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Nice bike. What bike is it though?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby jaseyjase » Tue Jun 19, 2012 10:42 am

galactictuan wrote:Nice bike. What bike is it though?


cheers, its a dengfu FM028 ISP
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Kane2579 » Tue Jun 19, 2012 10:56 pm

Nice ride
Trek madone 4.7 full ultegra groupset & wheels

S works stumpjumper. Full XT group. Stans tubeless. Marzhocci forks.

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby ft_critical » Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:53 pm

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby ldrcycles » Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:09 pm

WOW that is one seriously eye catching rig!
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby open roader » Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:40 pm

ft_critical wrote:Image


Ooooh Ahhhh

Indeed, gorgeous looking ride, smashing colour combinations, whacko.......

I want one........ 8)
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby PawPaw » Sat Jun 23, 2012 10:11 pm

open roader wrote:Have the knobbies back on for winter, found some good light with dark clouds approching as I crossed the tracks on today's ride - had my P&S in the back pocket......


I agree that's an excellent photo OR. Great composition. great light, and I like that you've got everything in pretty sharp focus. I've never bought a dig cam so don't know their aperture limits, but in the days of film, it was hard to get depth of field in low light without a longer time exposure.

Here's my one ride.

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Gunlock » Sun Jun 24, 2012 12:33 pm

PawPaw, are those the 38mm chinese wheels?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby seddo » Sun Jun 24, 2012 1:04 pm

Wife's Colnago
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Mixture of 8 speed Campagnolo Athena and Record, she piloted on its maiden voyage today - hours later she is still smiling. A convert to steel bikes and their comfort.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby PawPaw » Sun Jun 24, 2012 1:55 pm

Gunlock wrote:PawPaw, are those the 38mm chinese wheels?


50mm, 1272g ex rim tape, ~$680 inc freight and paypal fees.
http://www.farsports.cn/ViewProduct.aspx?id=685
Have put around 700km on them now at crits, road races, and group rides. No problems whatsoever, so far.
Still true as, even after hitting several moderate potholes in a road race.
Ceramic bearings spin very nicely. Acceleration is significantly less effort than my previous 600g heavier Bontrager Race L's.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby foo on patrol » Sun Jun 24, 2012 4:46 pm

That is nice FT! 8)

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby foo on patrol » Sun Jun 24, 2012 4:53 pm

How do you find those bars PawPaw?

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby open roader » Sun Jun 24, 2012 5:56 pm

PawPaw wrote:
open roader wrote:Have the knobbies back on for winter, found some good light with dark clouds approching as I crossed the tracks on today's ride - had my P&S in the back pocket......


I agree that's an excellent photo OR. Great composition. great light, and I like that you've got everything in pretty sharp focus. I've never bought a dig cam so don't know their aperture limits, but in the days of film, it was hard to get depth of field in low light without a longer time exposure.



I've lived with a D700 for 4 years now and learnt a trick or two with D70, D200, D300 prior to my beloved D700. But an SLR bod+lens/es is hardly the way to go for photographic portability whilst riding at a 'sprited' pace...... My mobile phone is next to useless at metering a scene so I treated myself to a very compact P&S for the back pocket - literally. These cameras have their limitations but given reasonable natural light and an aperture shut down to f/8 (35mm equiv) they expose well and capture enough detail at base ISO to keep me happy.......

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby PawPaw » Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:56 pm

foo on patrol wrote:How do you find those bars PawPaw?

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They've got a sizable drop Foo, but are set for the drops and not the bar or hoods. I can stay on the drops for 20 minutes in reasonable comfort.
The reach is longer too, which I wanted so as to test a flatter position.

Thinner tubing so not as comfortable to hold, but have adapted.
When I get out of the saddle, there's not as much to grab, but getting used to that too.
I like the ergo/anatomic flat spot more than rounded bars.

Cost me $10 used from LBS, and they're 100g lighter than my Bontrager originals and most carbons.

What's words of wisdom does the old silver fox have? :wink:
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Gunlock » Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:47 pm

PawPaw wrote:
Gunlock wrote:PawPaw, are those the 38mm chinese wheels?


50mm, 1272g ex rim tape, ~$680 inc freight and paypal fees.
http://www.farsports.cn/ViewProduct.aspx?id=685
Have put around 700km on them now at crits, road races, and group rides. No problems whatsoever, so far.
Still true as, even after hitting several moderate potholes in a road race.
Ceramic bearings spin very nicely. Acceleration is significantly less effort than my previous 600g heavier Bontrager Race L's.


Get the feeling these may quickly become a Uni graduation present for myself...
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Mrfenejeans » Tue Jun 26, 2012 12:00 am

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My new and somewhat unexpected Purchase, a Merida 907E with Ultegra Di2 :D :D :D :lol: , Certainly alot of fun to ride!!! Just need to take a better photo! and put some black bar tape on it.
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Bike Gallery

Postby Kenzo » Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:59 am

Mrfenejeans wrote:My new and somewhat unexpected Purchase

I was talking to the guy about a bike and my wallet fell out....
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby jasonc » Tue Jun 26, 2012 7:05 am

Kenzo wrote:
Mrfenejeans wrote:My new and somewhat unexpected Purchase

I was talking to the guy about a bike and my wallet fell out....

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Mrfenejeans » Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:21 am

Kenzo wrote:
Mrfenejeans wrote:My new and somewhat unexpected Purchase

I was talking to the guy about a bike and my wallet fell out....



Actually the sales person requested my wallet straight up before i rode it .(for his own assurance i wouldn't ride off with it).

And by the justification in my own mind, that by selling the Cosmic Elites that came on it I can recoup some monies, especially as ive already got the Carbones and some other rims id rather use anyway.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby stinhambo » Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:40 pm

Mrfenejeans wrote:
My new and somewhat unexpected Purchase, a Merida 907E with Ultegra Di2 :D :D :D :lol: , Certainly alot of fun to ride!!! Just need to take a better photo! and put some black bar tape on it.


What did that set you back in total?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Mrfenejeans » Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:46 pm

$4000
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby ldrcycles » Tue Jun 26, 2012 5:48 pm

Wow that's a pretty good price IMO. Looks seriously good. And leave the bar tape, white bar tape is so pro :D .
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