Is this getting a bit insane!.

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Is this getting a bit insane!.

Postby toolonglegs » Thu Nov 27, 2008 7:33 am

This is a very sexy cross bike but would you own one!?!...with those components... and bunny hop it over the boards,throw it down a tough descent or worse?.I would ride it as a road bike quite happily thou!.
Because lets face it if you can afford one then you can afford two and get your personal mechanic to service one every lap while you are out on the other!. ... ict_cxrc08

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Postby glawrence2000 » Thu Nov 27, 2008 8:48 am

7.4 kagigadollars at the current exchange rate is a little mad - especially when you look at the centre pull brakes; I agree with the article, some dubious component picks there.

Probably an excellent bike if you lived off the main road in the country, you could spin like mad along the hardtop and not think twice as you crank down the grass and gravel private entrance road to your stately county manor; but at that price wouldn't you have Geeves come pick you up in the Bentley and slow down a little as you roll past the bike stable so you can veiw with indifference your latest carbon purchase?

I'm pretty confident my 29er satisfies the same basic need set - perhaps not as fast but up to the combo surface challenge.
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Postby sogood » Thu Nov 27, 2008 9:11 am

They are sponsored riders. Those components don't cost him that much.
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Postby Aushiker » Thu Nov 27, 2008 1:00 pm


Nice but .... I wouldn't say no if one was thrown my way or fell of the back of a truck :)


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Postby Endo » Tue Dec 02, 2008 4:19 pm

Aushiker wrote:G'day

Nice but .... I wouldn't say no if one was thrown my way or fell of the back of a truck :)


maybe only if it fell onto a pillow.. or very long thick grass... :)

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Postby senator52 » Wed Dec 03, 2008 2:19 pm

Needs some better wheels... :wink:

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