Giant TCR C1

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Giant TCR C1

Postby Pushy » Mon Aug 27, 2007 2:04 pm

Opportunity has just come up to buy one secondhand, low k's only nine months old. 20 speed Ultegra groupset for about $1400. Think I've already made my mind :roll: up but your opinions are valued. :wink:

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Postby Aushiker » Mon Aug 27, 2007 2:33 pm

Hi Les

If you are not interested ... :)

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Postby Kalgrm » Mon Aug 27, 2007 2:39 pm

If it's the right size, go for it!
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Postby Mulger bill » Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:51 pm

For that price, you'd be nuts not to have a damn good look over her.

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Postby Pushy » Tue Aug 28, 2007 12:25 am

Well, I did it. Size was right, went over the carbon and groupsetwith a fine tooth comb,wheels are true and took it for a ride of a few k's tonight. Bar small chips off the tips of a couple of teeth on the large chainring which had no effect on the shifting it rides very smooth, shifts are sharp. Not a scratch or scuff on the frame or fork. Think I may have got a reasonably good deal.
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Postby Mulger bill » Tue Aug 28, 2007 12:53 am

Nice score there Pushy, now get out there and give her a thrashing :wink:

Some piccies would be nice...

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Postby Kalgrm » Tue Aug 28, 2007 10:17 am

Agreed. It's not yours until we see the pics .....
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Postby Pushy » Tue Aug 28, 2007 12:07 pm

Well here they are
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and my other bike
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Hope you like them
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Postby Aushiker » Tue Aug 28, 2007 2:21 pm

Nice. Your bars on the Apollo look as crowded as mine :oops: . I am thinking I need a wider bar .... well I do anyway I think.

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Postby Kalgrm » Tue Aug 28, 2007 3:37 pm

Nice pick up on the Giant - good work!

I see the Apollo has clip in rocket launchers. Cool! :lol: Perfect for errant pedestrians who refuse to share the pathways.

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Postby Wanta-bike » Tue Aug 28, 2007 6:06 pm

Kalgrm wrote:....I see the Apollo has clip in rocket launchers. Cool! :lol: ....


LOL! funniest thing i've heard all day!

definately a good pick up there, hope u enjoy!
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Postby europa » Tue Aug 28, 2007 6:10 pm

Worn it out yet Pushy? :D

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Postby Mulger bill » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:14 pm

Now that is pretty, good choice Pushy 8)

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Postby Pushy » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:33 pm

europa wrote:Worn it out yet Pushy? :D:


Its been wet and windy over here, and someone did say that carbon dissolves in the rain :shock: So she's been hanging from the rafters in the shed while I've given it a thorough going over( the bike that is). Did not fancy it crumbling under me at speed and I'm happy to report that there were no more faults found. Had a few short 1/2 hour rides between chores and showers and its a blast, smooth even with 110psi in the tyres.
I'm still a little apprehensive, there's got to be something wrong with it at that price, yet to find it tho.


Rocket launchers?lol They are clips for the 2 Fenix L2Ds photon canons and below are the launchers for the 2 Ultrafire C2s, it gets dark out here in the West. They turn off the gas for the street lights after dark.

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Postby Kalgrm » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:48 pm

You got gas in Freo? Luxury!!!!

Down here in Spearwood we have an urchin standin on corner with a tallow candle.

And when the moon's eclipsed, they even light their candles ....


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Postby bigbuzz73 » Thu Aug 30, 2007 12:54 am

Wanta-bike wrote:
Kalgrm wrote:....I see the Apollo has clip in rocket launchers. Cool! :lol: ....


LOL! funniest thing i've heard all day!

definately a good pick up there, hope u enjoy!


Yeah, I agree! :D When overtaking pedestrians, instead of calling out, "Passing on the left", do you yell, "Fire in the hole"!!!?? :twisted:
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