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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2012 9:12 am 
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It worked! No mental molestation of VP on Friday night and RESULT!! Given Vino's history it probably wasn't the best result for the sport but at least it wasn't Cavendish. I think it was less about an ugly looking GB bike and more about the lack of race radios.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2012 9:29 am 
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2012 9:35 am 
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He would have won on the venge because of teh aero.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:00 pm 
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Is this the same frame as used in the road race?
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:14 pm 
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Looks very similar


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:15 pm 
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No, different frame.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:30 pm 
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5 8 5 wrote:
No, different frame.


What's the difference?

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:38 pm 
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The head tube and surrounding area is totally different.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 7:35 pm 
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On the UCI list there are 3 versions approved. Road, Track , and Time Trial. I assume they would use the TT bike which is a little different.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 9:06 pm 
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Those new track forks... wow.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:39 pm 
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Nice picture! I see he is wearing some Bont Vaypors too. Can't wait for mine to show up.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 11:18 pm 
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Those silver Bonts he wears look like granny slippers .


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 02, 2012 5:32 am 
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Looks like the Carver O'beast. Next to follow, 100mm wide front tyres haha
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 02, 2012 8:51 am 
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The differences between he road and tt frame look to me :
Same mould from the rear dropouts to just before the headtube. Shorter and lower headtube part moulded to the frame for tt. Different angle as well probably.
Steeper seattube angle achieved by another seatpost head (more forward) in the same seatpost tube.
Fork with less rake by using other dropouts in the same type forklegs.

This is just my opinion, I don't know these thing for a fact. But would make sense practically.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 02, 2012 3:11 pm 
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I inquired about the costs for the bike and components.
We already know the helmet is £3000.

Road/TT Frame - £7,000
Road/TT Fork - £3,200
Pursuit Bars - £4,000
Seat Post - £800

All bespoke, apparently... which is a bit confusing as the frames from Cav and Wiggo looked the same in dimensions. Perhaps they were in fact different from each other?

Lead time is looking at ~6 months.

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