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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby rheicel » Fri Apr 11, 2014 8:59 am

Le Mong wrote:Makes me want some ti porn....

You should go for it mate. You won't regret it at all :mrgreen:
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Le Mong » Fri Apr 11, 2014 9:01 am

Falco custom is so tempting withthe full length seat post/topper setup.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Crawf » Fri Apr 11, 2014 11:03 am

Clever stuff rheicel.
Yep mine is an FSA topper, pretty rare to come by.
The Di2 battery is wrapped in padding and simply jammed down the seat tube with a pull loop attached.
It was designed to be as clean as possible with as little cabling visible as possible.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby rheicel » Fri Apr 11, 2014 11:35 am

Crawf wrote:Clever stuff rheicel.
Yep mine is an FSA topper, pretty rare to come by.
The Di2 battery is wrapped in padding and simply jammed down the seat tube with a pull loop attached.
It was designed to be as clean as possible with as little cabling visible as possible.

Thanks Crawf. Please do not show your new project here, I need to recover first, lol
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby find_bruce » Fri Apr 11, 2014 11:55 am

rheicel wrote:Thanks Crawf. Please do not show your new project here, I need to recover first, lol

Is that #14 I can hear sobbing quietly in the corner ? :D
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby rodneycc » Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:15 pm

About time I did this I guess....
So here is my whole clan...

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Edit: Hmm not sure why its chopped off the side of the photos, I couldn't be bothered cropping them but you get the idea I guess....
'12 Giant Defy Comp1
'12 Cannondale CAAD10
'12 Spesh Roubaix
'13 Giant Talon0 29er
'13 Flight Podium1
'14 Bianchi InfinitoCV
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby rheicel » Mon Apr 14, 2014 2:08 pm

find_bruce wrote:Is that #14 I can hear sobbing quietly in the corner ? :D

:D :D :D

Now with the new 3T handlebar. I'll make sure I'll get a 3T stem for it too :lol:

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby snark » Tue Apr 15, 2014 1:24 pm

rodneycc wrote:Edit: Hmm not sure why its chopped off the side of the photos, I couldn't be bothered cropping them but you get the idea I guess....


That seems to depend on the width of your screen. On my laptop I often miss the right hand side of larger photos but they show up fine on my desktop with a larger screen.

Nice collection BTW!

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby rodneycc » Tue Apr 15, 2014 4:20 pm

Thanks Snark, yeah works really well on the mobile phone too if you have a magnifying glass :-)
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby ACT SC600 » Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:45 pm

Finished the madone... Sorry about the fizik seat (black prologo scratch pro hasn't shown up yet)

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby rheicel » Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:51 pm

ACT SC600 wrote:Finished the madone...

Looks good!
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Cmm » Sat Apr 19, 2014 7:58 am

Looks great Chris! Did you do the spray job your self?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby ACT SC600 » Sat Apr 19, 2014 11:18 am

Cmm wrote:Looks great Chris! Did you do the spray job your self?

Thanks Chris... Yep did the spray job myself - the sticker set came from the uk for $13!!!... The climbing buttons are awesome :D
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ACT SC600 wrote:Finished the madone...

Looks good!

Thanks mate...I'll bring it up to Sydney next time to update the di2 with multi shift :mrgreen:
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Sayonara » Sat Apr 19, 2014 7:35 pm

Needs more TREK stickers
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby ACT SC600 » Sat Apr 19, 2014 9:49 pm

Sayonara wrote:Needs more TREK stickers

Hmmmm there is space on the TT :mrgreen:
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby boss » Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:38 am

Just completed this build last night. Moots Compact, DA9000 mech group, ENVE finishing kit, Deda bars, DA9000 C24's. Very nice ride indeed.

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Will take some nicer photos shortly.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby sdnelson19 » Fri Apr 25, 2014 12:01 pm

I have no will power sometimes, the deal was too good to pass up.

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby singlespeedscott » Fri Apr 25, 2014 3:12 pm

boss wrote:Just completed this build last night. Moots Compact, DA9000 mech group, ENVE finishing kit, Deda bars, DA9000 C24's. Very nice ride indeed.

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Will take some nicer photos shortly.

Very nice indeed. Nicer then carbon.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby jaseyjase » Fri Apr 25, 2014 4:15 pm

boss wrote:Image


boss, that is indeed baawwsss
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby boss » Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:24 am

jaseyjase wrote:
boss wrote:Image


boss, that is indeed baawwsss


First ride was in a torrential downpour, as you would expect.

Since taking the photo I've fitted up a nice Romin Pro saddle... And just won a set of new Enve bars on ebay :D
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Pottsy » Sat Apr 26, 2014 7:21 pm

Just putting these up here now.

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby TMjpn » Sat Apr 26, 2014 7:49 pm

Lukeyboy wrote:In need of a clean after yesterdays fun in the rain but the old girl is still going strong. Some nice DuraAce components might be going her way soon aswell.
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I miss mine :( funny how I thought I would be a basic runabout but it turned out to be so smile inducing!
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Lukeyboy » Tue Apr 29, 2014 10:48 pm

Tis a great bike. It has so many strava KOMs and keeps taking the trophies. It even took a 4th place on the way home from work tonight with a bag full of junk slowing it down :P It just keeps going and going be it in the pouring rain or the stinking hot sunshine. The DuraAce and Ultegra components are all in their boxes awaiting to be applied. Might try to eek out the components a little longer until I can have a complete 11 speed system going with some new wheelsets for the race bike. For a while now I've been considering getting the bike stripped and repainted to a black frame with lightning blue or fluro yellow streaks and outlines. Sounds messy thinking about it but it would look epic in person.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby spirro » Wed Apr 30, 2014 6:07 am

So no hesitation recommending Merida to anyone looking at a new bike?


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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Lukeyboy » Wed Apr 30, 2014 11:07 am

Depends on the model. A lot of the new mid range Merida road models have now gone to carbon frames so they aren't as durable and won't take the same punishment for obvious reasons while the lower models have a more casual setup/lower components (105, Sora, Deore etc) so it really depends on the rider. Some of the internal cable routing on a couple models is a bit difficult/more time consuming compared to others. But as always shop around to find what bike would be best for the rider.
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