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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby norbs » Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:49 pm

kunalraiker wrote:Gave a wash and took some photos, post some upgrades.

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Giro 4???
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby kunalraiker » Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:58 pm

norbs wrote:
kunalraiker wrote:Gave a wash and took some photos, post some upgrades.

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Giro 4???


Nope, 2
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Hergest » Fri Mar 22, 2013 4:04 pm

I commute with an 11 year old Lemond Buenos Aires during the week so i've treated myself to something nice for the weekends. A Lynskey R230. It's running a 105 groupset, the wheels are Shimano's bottom of the rungs to get me up and running straight away while i wait on some Rolf Aspins to arrive. I've wanted a Ti bike for as long as i can remember, i'm not disappointed. :D

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I think this is the last time it will ever be so clean.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby rpmspinman » Fri Mar 22, 2013 4:31 pm

loving this quality of pics and bikes. Awesome
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Mugglechops » Fri Mar 22, 2013 5:05 pm

Loving that Lynskey
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby gossy » Fri Mar 22, 2013 6:50 pm

That Lynskey is bloody beautiful.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby biker jk » Fri Mar 22, 2013 7:24 pm

Welcome to the club Hergest. Enjoy your Lynskey.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Hergest » Sat Mar 23, 2013 7:58 am

Thanks for the welcome :D I took it out for its first proper ride this morning, an hour and a half to make sure everything was bolted up right after doing all the adjustments the other day. Wonderful ride as is the Lemond but quite different in the position you take on the bike.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Dimma » Sat Mar 23, 2013 12:57 pm

2013 BH Ultralight
Ultegra Di2
Easton EA90 SLX
Deda Finishing kit
SMP Dynamic
Look Keo Blades
Vredestein Fortezza

Weight with pedals & cages 6.9kg

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby kunalraiker » Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:03 pm

Dimma wrote:2013 BH Ultralight
Ultegra Di2
Easton EA90 SLX
Deda Finishing kit
SMP Dynamic
Look Keo Blades
Vredestein Fortezza

Weight with pedals & cages 6.9kg

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Pretty cool, may I ask what you paid for it ?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby g-boaf » Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:06 pm

That's one hefty looking stem on that BH Ultralight! Very nice.

Mine has a new stem on it too, courtesy of a crack starting to develop in the old one:

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby rabobank89 » Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:34 pm

g-boaf wrote:That's one hefty looking stem on that BH Ultralight! Very nice.

Mine has a new stem on it too, courtesy of a crack starting to develop in the old one:

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How much was the stem ?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby g-boaf » Sat Mar 23, 2013 2:27 pm

$371.25 from http://www.cellbikes.com.au/3T-Ltd-Integra-Carbon-Stem

However I got it elsewhere at a much cheaper price, a special they did for me. Beware if purchasing, the Garmin mount seems to be an extra and might not be standard.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby foo on patrol » Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:19 pm

g-boaf wrote:$371.25


What?????? :shock:

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby kb » Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:09 pm

[quote="Dimma"]

Weight with pedals & cages 6.9kg

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Not sure that classifies as a "cage". Bottle holder?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Lukeyboy » Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:17 pm

Is that a 130 stem dimma?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby g-boaf » Sat Mar 23, 2013 6:05 pm

foo on patrol wrote:
g-boaf wrote:$371.25


What?????? :shock:

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Yeah, that's the cost here, I got it for about $100 less.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Dimma » Sat Mar 23, 2013 6:25 pm

Luke the stem is standard 100m, must just be my lack of photography skills
kb you make a very good point
kunalraiker I have no idea what they cost
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby ColinOldnCranky » Sat Mar 23, 2013 7:53 pm

Introducing my new riding suit. Beat that with all those oh-so-same lame team suits you lycra boys you!

So not really a pic of my new bike but not worth a thread of it's own, so I have posted here.

My kids don't give dad the usual Homer Simpson singlets. No, not m y kids! My eldest gave me a skeleton morph suit for Christmas just for the tall unicycle.

But it introduces a lot oa unfamiliarities for freemounting - changes in grip of hands onto seat, how well it holds inside the crocs, visibility, tightness, crutch catch on the seat - all issues that make a freemount all the more difficult.

Anyway, managed the freemounts - first time and the next two as well - but I found that I could only see a narrow view - and that was greatly compromised by the peripheral glare. Probably better to use when the sun is high.

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Dan » Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:53 pm

Yeah Dimma, outrageous that you didn't supply an audited by treasury itemised breakdown of what your BH cost. o__O

Personally, I'd like to see these costings include such items as the electrical tape used to finish bar tape - please ensure you measure and round up to the nearest centimetre.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby hitchhiker » Sat Mar 23, 2013 10:12 pm

Chinese carbon fibre thingy courtesy of ebay and the BNA marketplace

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for the record, my stem cost $15, one of the few new parts on the bike
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby g-boaf » Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:58 am

hitchhiker wrote:Chinese carbon fibre thingy courtesy of ebay and the BNA marketplace

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for the record, my stem cost $15, one of the few new parts on the bike


The problem with all these nice bikes is that any time you ride them, you've got to be hammering along - otherwise other riders will utter the inevitable snarky remarks.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Hergest » Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:27 pm

g-boaf wrote:
hitchhiker wrote:Chinese carbon fibre thingy courtesy of ebay and the BNA marketplace

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for the record, my stem cost $15, one of the few new parts on the bike


The problem with all these nice bikes is that any time you ride them, you've got to be hammering along - otherwise other riders will utter the inevitable snarky remarks.


If other riders see what you're riding then they're going slow too.
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Bike Gallery

Postby Dan » Sun Mar 24, 2013 3:42 pm

Hergest wrote:
g-boaf wrote:
hitchhiker wrote:Chinese carbon fibre thingy courtesy of ebay and the BNA marketplace

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for the record, my stem cost $15, one of the few new parts on the bike


The problem with all these nice bikes is that any time you ride them, you've got to be hammering along - otherwise other riders will utter the inevitable snarky remarks.


If other riders see what you're riding then they're going slow too.


Gives one a chance to ask how much it cost though.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby NhiTrac » Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:16 pm

Added a narrow beam to my intermediates. Ready for winter commute, or excessive?

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