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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 2:49 pm 
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I can never get over the jacked-up-headtube-for-more-stack-height look. Just move the damn top tube up or shorten the headtube, standover height is overrated, and so are slammed stems on commuters. If you're riding with your bars way up there, not having spacers under your stem isn't your number one priority...

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I'm sure it'll ride nice though... :)


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:12 pm 
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At least it's not some $5,000 Parlee with a goofy extended HT.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:40 pm 
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Hmm...just thinking of all those Pegoretti owners you just dissed on here...lol ;)

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 4:04 pm 
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jmilliron wrote:
At least it's not some $5,000 Parlee with a goofy extended HT.


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 4:12 pm 
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I agree, I would have preferred it as well if the top tube was sloped up a bit more instead of a "head tube with extra height", as Soma calls it. They probably stole the idea from Pegoretti. :)

Anyways, I am hoping it at least rides well.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2012 10:13 am 
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2012 6:30 pm 
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Picked up a PRO Vibe 7s stem to replace my Thomson x2. Should be arriving soon. Definitely stepped down in the looks/cool factor department but gained in the clamp design. I didn't want to sacrifice the -10 degree of the X2 so the PRO looked like the best choice. Will post pictures soon.

Putting in an order for two 25mm Conti GP4000s and some Zipp handlebars today as well. Can't wait to ride on the bigger tires!


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 19, 2012 6:59 pm 
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fa63 wrote:
I agree, I would have preferred it as well if the top tube was sloped up a bit more instead of a "head tube with extra height", as Soma calls it. They probably stole the idea from Pegoretti. :)

Anyways, I am hoping it at least rides well.


Looks very like my lille old dahling, slight difference in the top tube, almost identical stack height, same colour except mine has red splotches. You should wish for nowt else.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2012 6:53 pm 
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Blue AC1SL. So cheap I can keep my scott addict sl and build this up as well!


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:15 pm 
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Paid a few euros to Schoberer Radmesstechnik for a new battery and calibration!
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 10:04 pm 
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Ordered some Smith Pivlock V2's yesterday. The thread here really helped the decision.


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Image sick of mushroom head (insert gag here) so plumped for this
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Image wanted to know what all the merino fuss is about so went for an endura baa baa base layer


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 10:02 pm 
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Monkeyboy3333 wrote:
[early winter socks] hate cold feet


Wore these today, I love them. They don't stretch much so when you pull them on the heel section actually stays on your heel. Perfect thickness for fall riding too. They are so nice!


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