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PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2013 12:00 am 
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Incredible beautiful with Lightweights, matte black with white graphics.

Absolutely hideous with ENVE TT wheels (WTF are they doing on your road bike? makes it look like a brick) and the Gold color is just wrong. Way too much. A little gold can look amazing. Like the LW special Obermeyer edition with subtle gold signature and a couple of golden spokes. But that Gold show on your stem, down tube and rims are just not working well.

Otherwise great choice of components on an amazing frame.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2013 12:28 am 
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Concur - so hot with the Ventoux/Gipfelsturm, not so much with the ENVE's...


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Concur - so hot with the Ventoux/Gipfelsturm, not so much with the ENVE's...


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2013 8:44 am 
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melbnut wrote:
What the?? it's dead already!

I have been walking past it in the bike cage for weeks admiring it :) i have the z1 that is occasionally parked about 10feet from your bike (same wall further towards the exit gate)

Pity its trashed but what is the replacement going to be?


I actually posted the photos of the bike after it was written off. Hit a pothole in the neutral section of a race, came down and bike was dead. Pretty frustrating.

Haven't decided on a replacement yet, might get something with a bit of colour, this bike was a bit plain :)


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 16, 2013 3:57 am 
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Ventoux all the way!

Shallow(er) wheels are looking better and better to me every day.

Sorry about the rotten luck. What's the plan now?!

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 16, 2013 8:56 am 
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I am actually thinking a venge or contador SL4. A bit boring really.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 16, 2013 9:56 am 
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please don`t. those are hideous

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:34 pm 
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A bit to much with the Enve's in gold but looks great other then that.


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this is a beautiful build! congrats!


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:46 pm 
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I liked the gold. Those wheels aren't exactly subtle - why not go for it with the gold decals? Looked good!


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