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    Thread: Show Off Your Road Cycle

    1. 09-01-2008 06:49 PM #1
      I did some digging in here and didn't find a road bike thread.
      Show'em off!
      I just started cycling this month and I'm very pleased with the routes here in Las Vegas. Not to shabby, Red Rock and Lake Mead Loops are killers, but well worth it!

      2009 Trek 1.2


      Modified by feint at 6:18 PM 9-1-2008

    2. 09-04-2008 05:37 PM #2
      i race in europe......... it is older but rides very well...... [IMG][IMG]

    3. 09-04-2008 07:12 PM #3
      Check the webbing between the crankarm and where it meets the spider for cracks. My 7401 crankset failed there.

    4. 09-04-2008 07:27 PM #4
      hey feint, nice bike...like the white theme...white side wall tires would complete the theme...
      i'll be in vegas week of 9/8...is there any bike store along the strip or walking distance from it?

    5. 09-04-2008 07:53 PM #5
      Damn man, sadly NO. But There is an upper tier bike shop on Flamingo & Fort Apache (quite a distance from the strip) called McGhies ... the shop is stellar and that's where I got my bike. These guys have their own little group rides on Tuesday/Thursday Mornings up and through Red Rock (30+mile) ride in the wee mornings. Check'em out!
      I'll definitely look into white wall tires! I've got a white/black/red/grey theme going with all of my gear, I think those white walls WILL complete... me. lol


      Modified by feint at 4:54 PM 9-4-2008

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      09-04-2008 08:57 PM #6

      You want whitewalls? I'll give you whitewalls!

      I normally ride the all black Vittoria Open Corsa CXs, but this is what our sponsor sent me, so....
      Oh, and ignore the non-D/A chainrings...the old ones were waaaay worn out and this is what I had on hand...I hate the way it looks.
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      Modified by rammalammadingdong at 8:14 AM 9-5-2008

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      09-05-2008 09:04 AM #8

      Ignore the garbage Speedplay pedals, they have been swapped out. I love this bike [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

    9. 09-05-2008 11:11 AM #9
      I'll continue the red white and black with my 2 week old Bianchi.
      To the OP, I have a buddy with the black version of the 1.2
      "Good dude, bad night, right place, wrong time; in the blink of an eye, his whole life changed."
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    10. 09-05-2008 11:15 AM #10
      Quote, originally posted by Quattro Krant »
      Ignore the garbage Speedplay pedals, they have been swapped out. I love this bike [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

      Speedplay = The Greatest

    11. 09-05-2008 11:21 AM #11
      Damn, I've always had a crush on Bianchis... I might build one after I get more seat time on my Trek.
      The black 1.2 was nice, but I was just so aesthetically satisfied with the White/Red scheme.

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      09-05-2008 12:04 PM #12
      This sees some road use:



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      09-05-2008 02:33 PM #13
      My buddy who owns the shop's new bike... Well, he can't decide between this and an Orbea. This thing is the new tarmac pro, pearl white, and weighs 14.5lbs.... It's sick!!


      This is my rig.... I like it. [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] Would like a new wheelset though.
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    14. 09-05-2008 03:07 PM #14
      Nice, I like the blue tires.
      Judging by the looks of everyone's bike.. I think that it's safe to say that I'm the shortest rider. ha!

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      09-05-2008 03:43 PM #15
      Quote, originally posted by feint »
      Nice....
      Judging by the looks of everyone's bike.. I think that it's safe to say that I'm the shortest rider. ha!

      there are DEFINITELY some great bikes in here. And I think I remember a few of the guys being like 5' 3" or 5' 4" and riding some small frames sizes. Not sure though.
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      09-05-2008 03:53 PM #16
      Quote, originally posted by joe@dubaudi.com »
      My buddy who owns the shop's new bike... Well, he can't decide between this and an Orbea. This thing is the new tarmac pro, pearl white, and weighs 14.5lbs.... It's sick!!
      Guy I ride with JUST got this and just yesterday emailed me pictures of his 09 Tarmac Pro. He said it is AMAZING [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      09-05-2008 06:23 PM #17
      Quote, originally posted by Quattro Krant »
      Guy I ride with JUST got this and just yesterday emailed me pictures of his 09 Tarmac Pro. He said it is AMAZING [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

      and it's actually pretty reasonable considering how much you are getting for your $. Although still a serious chunk of loot.
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    18. 09-05-2008 06:36 PM #18
      Quote, originally posted by 251 »
      This sees some road use:

      Nice CX bike [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
      I've been to at least 3 LBS's looking for one of those center stands, and they all give me a look. I guess I'll have to order online.
      Dave.

    19. 09-05-2008 07:04 PM #19
      Quote, originally posted by joe@dubaudi.com »
      there are DEFINITELY some great bikes in here. And I think I remember a few of the guys being like 5' 3" or 5' 4" and riding some small frames sizes. Not sure though.

      Well I'm 5'8ish and sporting the 54cm... I can barely fit a water bottle on the seat tube holder. lol
      But all in all... Nice damn bikes guys! Can't wait to get more experience in the field upgrade parts on mine or start my own build.

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      09-05-2008 09:01 PM #20
      A bit of an old photo, but what the hey.

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      09-05-2008 11:39 PM #21

      its old and heavy, but it works
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    22. 09-06-2008 03:06 AM #22
      hopefully getting an '04 Allez Pro frame this weekend from a BPG/MontanoVelo rider.
      BPG is a medical marijuana 'club' in berzerkely so their logo on the frame has a little marijuana leaf on it. interesting

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      09-06-2008 10:15 AM #23
      Quote, originally posted by speedn16v »
      Nice CX bike [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
      I've been to at least 3 LBS's looking for one of those center stands, and they all give me a look. I guess I'll have to order online.
      Dave.

      I bought mine from http://www.klunkcycles.com/ in Columbia, MO for $10-12 (IIRC); I believe he gets them from QBP.
      Dave

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      09-07-2008 07:51 AM #24
      just started riding 2 weeks ago when this finally came in
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      09-08-2008 08:30 AM #25
      Quote, originally posted by joe@dubaudi.com »
      and it's actually pretty reasonable considering how much you are getting for your $. Although still a serious chunk of loot.
      He got the frame for $1500 and built it up using the Dura Ace he had on his previous bike. $1500 for that frame seems pretty dang good to me.

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