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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 9:26 am 
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It does, it really does, i just retaped my bars the same way and it works!! Like voodoo or something, only works when leaving the left hand side a cm shorter though.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:44 pm 
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Damn, that's 4 bikes I need to re-tape


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 1:38 pm 
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But but but guys look at stybie's tape. :-P

Pro bar tape discussion thread, yea yea I know rider preference . Nys and stybar battle was sooo good!

Edit, he was using a vintage bike! 10speed and force old steel FD. I like this guy! Dude does like 4 races a year, last minute decision to show up to worlds and wins!

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 2:18 pm 
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OMG he has the gore ride on text in the wrong direction. how did he win???


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 3:07 pm 
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There goes that Voodoo stuff again, i'm telling you, something is going on...


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 5:12 pm 
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Clearly Wiggo will have to pay off froome's mechanic to tape his bars Nys style, that way he will go mad from staring at his stem and seeing the tape uneven and will lose every race, therefore assuring wiggo first preference for the tour.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 6:36 pm 
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So what's the dirty on the sealed Gore cable system now? This what I found but it makes it seem like SRAM would only have it for a bit longer too?
http://m.bikeradar.com/news/article/gor ... ess-35104/


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 8:23 pm 
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LOL @743Power


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 8:29 pm 
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stybar probably dusted that bike off some back corner of the specialized warehouse the same moment he decided last minute to race. So the gore cables, 10speed sram, cantis, all were old tech way back from like 2013.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 8:52 pm 
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nathanong87 wrote:
force old steel FD.

It's fairly common across gruppos that pros use lower tier steel FDs over whatever Ti/Carbon fu the respective top of the line version has.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 9:03 pm 
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I don't know if this company is old news, but these are just re-branded s-works no?

http://instagram.com/p/kATXa5qVT_/


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:11 pm 
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I thought the same thing then I looked at their facebook page. Looks like a new shoe they are soon releasing.

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152176726146113.1073741833.77557811112&type=1


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yea they look sweet
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:45 pm 
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Local Suplest importer sponsored my team with those shoes last year (2013 top model, no Boa) and they are quite nice :-)

Definitely not a rebranded Specialized shoe.


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I can't look at stbys bike now, but I'm pretty sure he has the steel red FD. The whole force thing was really only going on for a year or so before sram offered a steel red version.

Regarding the sealed cables, from what I know, sram still has them made for them by gore. Last I checked they were readily available here in the US under the sram professional moniker. We have jagwire sealed kits available now which should prove a worthy replacement, but only time will tell.

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