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Beautiful Bikes

Postby The 2nd Womble » Fri Sep 27, 2013 6:54 pm

Instead of sabotaging the Ugly Bike thread I thought this would work a little better.
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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby il padrone » Fri Sep 27, 2013 7:04 pm

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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby g-boaf » Fri Sep 27, 2013 7:24 pm

I don't have a photo, but the Trek Speed Concept in the window of Clarence Street Cyclery at the moment looks damn good. Black with stealthy outline logos and Zipps on it. 8)
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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby DoubleSpeeded » Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:12 pm

g-boaf wrote:I don't have a photo, but the Trek Speed Concept in the window of Clarence Street Cyclery at the moment looks damn good. Black with stealthy outline logos and Zipps on it. 8)


yeh i saw that one the other day

pretty sure its a speed concept 9.9 and had the $11,000AUD price tag on it. For some reason had the old discontinued 1080 Zippies on it

Your next bike G-boaf!



The red S-Works Shiv TT in the Specialized JET cycles few hundred meters up the road looks good too.
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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby DoubleSpeeded » Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:16 pm

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Re: Beautiful Bikes

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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby DoubleSpeeded » Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:17 pm

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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby QuangVuong » Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:25 pm

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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby g-boaf » Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:38 pm

DoubleSpeeded wrote:
g-boaf wrote:I don't have a photo, but the Trek Speed Concept in the window of Clarence Street Cyclery at the moment looks damn good. Black with stealthy outline logos and Zipps on it. 8)


yeh i saw that one the other day

pretty sure its a speed concept 9.9 and had the $11,000AUD price tag on it. For some reason had the old discontinued 1080 Zippies on it

Your next bike G-boaf!



The red S-Works Shiv TT in the Specialized JET cycles few hundred meters up the road looks good too.

Yeah, saw that a few times already. :lol: No, no no... Keep going...

I do like the Trek more. I don't need one though. ;) Don't have the dollars to drop on one either.
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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby DoubleSpeeded » Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:47 pm

g-boaf wrote:
DoubleSpeeded wrote:
g-boaf wrote:I don't have a photo, but the Trek Speed Concept in the window of Clarence Street Cyclery at the moment looks damn good. Black with stealthy outline logos and Zipps on it. 8)


yeh i saw that one the other day

pretty sure its a speed concept 9.9 and had the $11,000AUD price tag on it. For some reason had the old discontinued 1080 Zippies on it

Your next bike G-boaf!



The red S-Works Shiv TT in the Specialized JET cycles few hundred meters up the road looks good too.

Yeah, saw that a few times already. :lol: No, no no... Keep going...

I do like the Trek more. I don't need one though. ;) Don't have the dollars to drop on one either.


i think its mainly the red and white colour that lets down the Shiv. THe trek looks beefy with the plastic Draft pack at the back

I think the 2014 model of Speed Concept range is out.

funny thing is... every manufacturer seems to bring out "the fastest bike in the world" or the "most aerodynamic"

in races theres only room for no#1 but i guess not in bike models and manufacturers
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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby joshnh » Fri Sep 27, 2013 9:11 pm

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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby visrealm » Fri Sep 27, 2013 9:31 pm

joshnh wrote:My wallpaper:

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Heh. This has been my wallpaper for a while too. And yes, it makes me smile. :-)

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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby Mark Kelly » Fri Sep 27, 2013 9:57 pm

The 2nd Womble wrote:Instead of sabotaging the Ugly Bike thread I thought this would work a little better.


The road to hell is paved with good intentions: despite yours you've just created another ugly bike thread. It went to hell in a handbasket after post #4.
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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby Tim » Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:03 pm

Aero ain't beautiful.
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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby ldrcycles » Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:12 pm

No way, that Ridley is gorgeous.
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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby g-boaf » Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:25 pm

DoubleSpeeded wrote:i think its mainly the red and white colour that lets down the Shiv. THe trek looks beefy with the plastic Draft pack at the back

I think the 2014 model of Speed Concept range is out.

funny thing is... every manufacturer seems to bring out "the fastest bike in the world" or the "most aerodynamic"

in races theres only room for no#1 but i guess not in bike models and manufacturers


The red doesn't do it favours - but I do look at the Shiv with a rather envious eye. ;) they look much better in black.

Like some people appreciate fast cars, I do the same with bikes. :)
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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby andione1983 » Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:41 pm

Sorry about the screenshots only way I can repost from Instagram... These beautiful bikes caught my eye ImageImageImageImageImageImageImage

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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby VRE » Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:49 pm

Here's a beautiful bike. It's actually got numerous nicks and scratches, but faithfully carries me at least 300km every week, and has been doing so for almost 5 years :D . Due to wear and tear, the only original parts are the frame, handlebars, brifters and cranks. My pride and joy.

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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby The 2nd Womble » Fri Sep 27, 2013 11:05 pm

Mark Kelly wrote:
The 2nd Womble wrote:Instead of sabotaging the Ugly Bike thread I thought this would work a little better.


The road to hell is paved with good intentions: despite yours you've just created another ugly bike thread. It went to hell in a handbasket after post #4.

I concur.
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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby il padrone » Fri Sep 27, 2013 11:52 pm

Simple, sweet, cool style and an easy ride.

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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby nsr0772 » Sat Sep 28, 2013 7:14 am

I know this one is very subjective but I just got one and it is the nicest bike I have ever ridden, and I've ridden a few. Its a cookie cutter frame with average components but rides so well and i think the paint scheme is horn.
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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby nsr0772 » Sat Sep 28, 2013 7:16 am

There was a guy at Pushies Galore with a silver Malvern Star roadie. Does anyone have a good pic of that? It was immaculate.
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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby andione1983 » Sat Sep 28, 2013 7:21 am

nsr0772 wrote:I know this one is very subjective but I just got one and it is the nicest bike I have ever ridden, and I've ridden a few. Its a cookie cutter frame with average components but rides so well and i think the paint scheme is horn.
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Re: Beautiful Bikes

Postby cyclotaur » Sat Sep 28, 2013 10:36 am

The 2nd Womble wrote:
Mark Kelly wrote:
The 2nd Womble wrote:Instead of sabotaging the Ugly Bike thread I thought this would work a little better.
The road to hell is paved with good intentions: despite yours you've just created another ugly bike thread. It went to hell in a handbasket after post #4.
I concur.

Me three ... just proves that 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder'. :lol:

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Re: Beautiful Bikes

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