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 Post subject: Time skylon
PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 4:03 pm 
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New Time frame looks like a huge shift from the Time tradition. I guess we are getting another step closer to the end of the lugged carbon frame era... I like it though.

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 Post subject: Re: Time skylon
PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 4:12 pm 
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Looks like a Venge and Propel's love child.


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 Post subject: Re: Time skylon
PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 5:27 pm 
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I think it's a great looking bike, other than the stem. Nice to see they have toned down the logo branding.

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 Post subject: Re: Time skylon
PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2014 1:50 am 
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Seriously hoping they have an all white, or all black, or all red version. Color is half ass retarded!!


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 Post subject: Re: Time skylon
PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2014 7:31 am 
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that is probably one of the least offensive colour schemes I've seen on an aero road bike.

agreed on the subdued branding as well. it was out of control for a while there


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 Post subject: Re: Time skylon
PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2014 12:11 pm 
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I like the colour scheme. The bike looks ok too, but a looks bit like every other bike that's just come out. I hope it's still their own carbon and process.


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 Post subject: Re: Time skylon
PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2014 12:33 pm 
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I think the paint scheme looks a little dated. I am also not a big fan of the seatpost of stem.


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 Post subject: Re: Time skylon
PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:16 pm 
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Another major brand switching over to BB386 !

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 Post subject: Re: Time skylon
PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:42 am 
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Pretty clean


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 Post subject: Re: Time skylon
PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 5:13 am 
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Was also hoping they had an ISP, but it seems they did away with it. The smaller head tube is a welcomed change compared to the RXR. Overall I like the frame, but the color scheme sucks despite how much more toned down on the logo department they are now.


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 Post subject: Re: Time skylon
PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 5:25 am 
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Yeah the paint is odd, especially on the white BG, but the frame shape is pretty nice. I'd like to see it in solid color frame with matched size wheels.


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 Post subject: Re: Time skylon
PostPosted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 6:17 pm 
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I'll bet it looks a lot better live than in the photo. I like it but it looks heavy.


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 Post subject: Re: Time skylon
PostPosted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:07 pm 
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Slightly divergent from the topic, but I'll ask here because it's a bit relevant:

Aero frames are a thing, given. Are there any 'aero' frames out there that use standard sized seatposts? 27.2/31.6 and not some model-or-brand-specific aero shape on the seatpost itself?

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 Post subject: Re: Time skylon
PostPosted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 11:38 pm 
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Canyon AeroRoad is standard, I think.

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 Post subject: Re: Time skylon
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Bumping back up. Anyone riding this?

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