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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby plasmapuff » Sat Jan 04, 2014 12:53 pm

rheicel wrote:Great gruppo and frame plkasmapuff.
How did you find the ride? I am thinking the bike will look good if you can slam the stem. This usually depends on rider but most roiad bike have their handlebars slightly lower than the saddle.
But overall, nice looking build you have there.
If you don't mind, can you tell us how much did you spend on it?


The ride is fantastic! So smooth and nimble vs my previous alloy frame bike. Went over some train tracks at 35km/hr and barely felt them :) Hmm the stem is currently ~2cm below the seat and feels pretty comfortable on the drops which I'm in the majority of the time. Does feel a little high on top though I admit, but manageable. Might adjust it after a few more rides depending. Total cost was ~$1600 sans wheelset.
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Postby jacob_T » Sat Jan 04, 2014 5:58 pm

That Hillman is tidy!! Needs an alloy campag group though ;)
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby jacob_T » Sat Jan 04, 2014 6:09 pm

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Here's my titanium set up that I just upgraded to older 10 sp record.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby rabobank89 » Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:38 am

*Edit.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Le Mong » Sun Jan 05, 2014 5:18 am

rabobank89 wrote:Fun day out on the hardtail..

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Sorry but standing in the 6ft of active running lines is just plain stupid.....
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Mulger bill » Sun Jan 05, 2014 9:01 am

Le Mong wrote:
rabobank89 wrote:Fun day out on the hardtail..

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Sorry but standing in the 6ft of active running lines is just plain stupid.....

Well, it's slightly smarter than standing in the 5ft but you're wrong, it's spectacularly stupid.
30 years in the industry with 27 in the safeworking trade and a well honed ability to read roads and signals and the ONLY place I'd do that is in my own yard with full reds, the panel logged off and the door locked when I went outside.
Only the VERY lucky get more than one chance to argue with trains.
...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 Le Mong » Sun Jan 05, 2014 9:19 am

Well judging by reds behind him something had not long been through where his bike is standing..

Awesomely stupid :)
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Wakatuki » Sun Jan 05, 2014 9:34 am

Should be posted in the dumb cyclist thread, not something I would be proud of, or posting.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby mitchy_ » Sun Jan 05, 2014 10:42 am

edit - wrong thread!
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Lukeyboy » Sun Jan 05, 2014 10:53 am

Well it's easy to see who works/family works in the railways in this thread :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Le Mong wrote:Well judging by reds behind him something had not long been through where his bike is standing..

Awesomely stupid :)


Not exactly. The red signal only means its not clear to proceed past that red signal. It doesn't tell you when the last train passed or if there's a train coming towards you. A train could have passed by or a train is using that section of track up ahead, a train ahead might be accessing a siding or another line, traversing some single track or it could be down to the assigned train path ie activating green when the train passes the signal x amount of distance back.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Le Mong » Sun Jan 05, 2014 11:00 am

Lukeyboy wrote:Well it's easy to see who works/family works in the railways in this thread :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Le Mong wrote:Well judging by reds behind him something had not long been through where his bike is standing..

Awesomely stupid :)


Not exactly. The red signal only means its not clear to proceed past that red signal. It doesn't tell you when the last train passed or if there's a train coming towards you. A train could have passed by or a train is using that section of track up ahead, a train ahead might be accessing a siding or another line, traversing some single track or it could be down to the assigned train path ie activating green when the train passes the signal x amount of distance back.


My reply was assuming single light colour light in auto teritory :p
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby rabobank89 » Sun Jan 05, 2014 11:06 am

Guys..

Photo was taken by a mate for me who had a photography session near the rails and had both supervision/permission by the rail workers at the time. This is out in the rural area's outside Perth.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Lukeyboy » Sun Jan 05, 2014 11:10 am

Le Mong wrote:My reply was assuming single light colour light in auto teritory :p


:lol: :lol: :lol:

I think we railway fools are now derailing this thread :P :lol: :lol:
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby nezumi » Sun Jan 05, 2014 11:53 am

Lukeyboy wrote:
Le Mong wrote:My reply was assuming single light colour light in auto teritory :p


:lol: :lol: :lol:

I think we railway fools are now derailing this thread :P :lol: :lol:


I'd say you've actually railroaded rabobank89 more than derailled the thread... :D
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Le Mong » Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:09 pm

rabobank89 wrote:Guys..

Photo was taken by a mate for me who had a photography session near the rails and had both supervision/permission by the rail workers at the time. This is out in the rural area's outside Perth.


I call shenanigans but ok lol
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby eldavo » Sun Jan 05, 2014 2:32 pm

You should see the photos of rabo planking with his bike on top of a train... Best of shoot I think!
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby irrelevant_apple » Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:21 pm

Just a beginner here, finally with the effort and courage to share. It's usually rocking a rack and bag or panniers. Here's the setup today for my first 150km Image
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby find_bruce » Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:32 pm

eldavo wrote:You should see the photos of rabo planking with his bike on top of a train... Best of shoot I think!

What is this, 2011 ? Rabo is much cooler than that :D
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby plasmapuff » Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:56 pm

irrelevant_apple wrote:Image

Reminded me of this :)
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Mulger bill » Sun Jan 05, 2014 4:32 pm

rabobank89 wrote:Guys..

Photo was taken by a mate for me who had a photography session near the rails and had both supervision/permission by the rail workers at the time. This is out in the rural area's outside Perth.

Rabo, I have no reason to doubt your word so kindly accept my apologies for the pasting I dished out. I have no problem with suitably controlled conditions and had it been mentioned at the time would have kept my big damn trap shut. I spoke up due to fears that others may place themselves or others at risk doing similar without taking appropriate precautions.

I've seen waaaay too many in my time and the counsellors know it. :(

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby singlespeedscott » Sun Jan 05, 2014 5:22 pm

irrelevant_apple wrote:Just a beginner here, finally with the effort and courage to share. It's usually rocking a rack and bag or panniers. Here's the setup today for my first 150km Image

How did the 150 k's go?

Man you've got enough stuff on there to ride 500km.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby mitchy_ » Sun Jan 05, 2014 5:29 pm

a few of my whips...

2010 Commencal Meata 55 Team
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2013 Avanti Pista
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and lastly this custom matte white and carbon build (7.999999999999kg)....
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...which then became a full carbon build (7.1kg)
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the carbon disc CX is now in the process if getting drop bars fitted, i just need to toss up if i go SRAM S700 hydraulic disc brakes, or get a Hope V-Twin to run the current Hope Stealth Race Evo brakes.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby ldrcycles » Sun Jan 05, 2014 6:35 pm

mitchy_ wrote:and lastly this custom matte white and carbon build (7.999999999999kg)....
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Makes silk look rough :shock: . I love what you did with the brake/shift cables, and, you know, absolutely everything else too.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby jasonc » Sun Jan 05, 2014 7:43 pm

ldrcycles wrote:Makes silk look rough :shock: . I love what you did with the brake/shift cables, and, you know, absolutely everything else too.

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby mitchy_ » Sun Jan 05, 2014 10:28 pm

ldrcycles wrote:Makes silk look rough :shock: . I love what you did with the brake/shift cables, and, you know, absolutely everything else too.


jasonc wrote:
ldrcycles wrote:Makes silk look rough :shock: . I love what you did with the brake/shift cables, and, you know, absolutely everything else too.

+1


why thank you :oops:

unfortunately the frame was too large for me, so the only logical way to replace it was to go carbon... (the original frame was bought for $100, and supposed to be built from spares in the garage... a whole lot of black CNC'ed parts and carbon later, and i had to buy my now-fiancée a diamond to keep the peace) if i get "sick" of the black look, it will be going matte white again.
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