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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2011 9:06 pm 
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Calnago wrote:
A nice build indeed! But you know what I like most about your thread... is your descrption of your goals with the bike and how you changed plans midcourse. Then you listed parts, etc., and explained briefly WHY you chose them. Maybe it was for looks, maybe function, but I don't think you ever sacrificed function for looks. In other words, you knew what you were after, and chose accordingly as opposed to just throwing a bunch of money at a project and buying whatever bling part is the current rage. And the photos are great. All round great job.


Thanks buddy, thanks for paying attention aswell! The course of throwing the most expencive or just the lightest parts you can find on a frame shows in the end result. There have to be compromises in every build, the trick is to make them in the right place for you:).

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2011 10:32 pm 
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That color is awesome. Would buy one now :thumbup:
I wish my tarmac had that color :unbelievable:


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2011 10:33 pm 
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Very clean and simple. The colour is outstanding..........


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 9:49 am 
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SaXoB wrote:
That color is awesome. Would buy one now :thumbup:
I wish my tarmac had that color :unbelievable:


Haha, got $10k?:D where can i find your termac?

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 7:13 pm 
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Incredible.

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I think this is where you are making a mistake. If it was my money I'd be looking for a frame that climbs like a scalded baby monkey on amphetamines. A goat on steroids will just not be as fast uphill.



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 7:22 pm 
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Love the color, mostly as it is the color of a TT bike I am having painted. French racing blue. I got my inspiration from the new Jaguar XKR-S color. This gives me a good view of what to expect. Very nice!

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 9:27 pm 
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Make sure to post some shots when it's finished. What frame are you having painted?


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 11:45 pm 
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This bike is so unbelievably gorgeous, and very nice weight! Would love to ride that


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:39 am 
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That thing looks super nice. Bravo.
One comment because it is a pet-peeve of mine...
The bar wrap end tape job leaves a little to be desired.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:22 am 
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KWalker wrote:
just ignore Stu and perhaps he will take a step back and look at how much of an ass he's making out of himself


What a nice thing to say. Stink up someone else's thread why don't you?

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 5:24 am 
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newfy wrote:
Looks great. Love the blue. Stutheweak has no clue what taste is.


Thanks...and your taste is spot on!

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laager wrote:
StuTheWeak wrote:
Mines better...

I believe you have your own thread where you can brag about your unfinished bike.

Pretty poor form.


I believe I was complementing him or her. So, be nice.

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kikkie wrote:
Thanks a lot for your comments guys, appreciate it. Ill forgive Stu, he's taking some fire in is topic, so I'll let him go for this one;). The specs and story behind the build are added to the opening post now!


Your bike is very nice. I was joshing about my bike being nicer. You'd think people could tell when someone is joking, but...

Thank goodness for ignore feature...

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The bar wrap end tape job leaves a little to be desired.


Haha i was wondering who was going to be the first to comment on that... Yeah, I've never gotten a grips on how to propperly run double tape, not as easy as i thought...

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You'd think people could tell when someone is joking, but...


Comming from the guy who finds it necessary to post 4 comments in 10 minutes to defend himself.

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That comment make you feel better? Welcome to the ignore list...

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