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 Post subject: would it be too bling
PostPosted: Sun Oct 19, 2014 6:21 pm 
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Do you think on a cervelo Rca 3T aeronova stealth handlebars would look too flash harry?


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 19, 2014 7:02 pm 
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when it comes to road bikes, there is no such thing as too bling


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 19, 2014 7:05 pm 
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If you have to ask, then you don't have the balls to be Flash Harry. Go for it.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 19, 2014 8:25 pm 
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It's an rca, there aren't many flashier or more expensive frames :thumbup: they will look great!


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 19, 2014 8:36 pm 
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Yup. No holds barred with an RCA. And stealth matches RCA paint job. :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 19, 2014 8:46 pm 
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Sometimes less is more - and I can not visualize, nor google a visual point of reference.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 19, 2014 10:03 pm 
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How can stealth be bling?


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 20, 2014 1:16 am 
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Slagter wrote:
How can stealth be bling?


Egad. You are on a 45 day suspension from this forum.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 20, 2014 3:10 am 
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Lol, yeah with an RCA you go all out

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 20, 2014 4:12 am 
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Just my opinion, but aero bars seem like a weird choice for that frame.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 20, 2014 1:49 pm 
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I don't think that combo is gonna fly. Those bars really demand a frame with muscular lines. The RCA would work much much better with a skinny bar. A thin wrapped Rotundo is the best bet for the R-series IMHO.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 20, 2014 2:59 pm 
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Skinny-tubes frames will be better matched with shallower wheels and conventional cockpit (not bulky zipp-like stems and aero bars)

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 20, 2014 8:11 pm 
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This is a titanium round-tube bike with what seems to be Aeronova bars and mid-depth carbon wheels. It is bling, but mostly because of the color.

I find it stunning!

http://fireflybicycles.tumblr.com/image/100401467307
http://fireflybicycles.tumblr.com/image/100345163697
http://fireflybicycles.tumblr.com/image/100245919641

(sorry, wanted to img directly, but the images are too large and I am too lazy to resize to my photobucket account)


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:48 pm 
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Comparing a Cervelo to that is like comparing a baked potato to a nice polish vodka, not even in the same realm.....


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 21, 2014 10:41 pm 
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I am not comparing anything (I thought that was clear in my post).

OP mentioned he did not find any image of a typical round tube bike with an Aeronova bar, and I thought those images could help.

The bikes are indeed completely different.


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