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PostPosted: Sun Nov 18, 2012 12:37 am 
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Long time lurker and finally thought i would post one of my bikes - possibly my heaviest but certainly not run of the mill! Got this 4 years ago and travel A LOT with it. Finally got my position dialled and love the ride. Not a real weight weenie by any stretch but it is built to take a beating.... which it does get!


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2012 9:49 am 
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Ridiculously cool travel bike. Bravo.
Larger pics available?
Looks like an astute spec for a bike that might see some remote places.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2012 9:56 am 
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Classy!

Nice too see a Baum with same attention to details but with an inch of understatement.

The DA 7800, the bars and the perfect fit makes for a racy travel bike.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:51 pm 
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Thanks very much guys. Yes it is a pretty robust set up, I fly on average every fortnight and build and strip it about 30 times a year - the Baum frame was a bit of an investment for something that travels in the cargo hold of airliners but the Columbus Spirit tubing is solid, light and has a great feel to it. Darren Baum was great to work with and created a modern classic!

I used an old 7800 group set off my 2005 Madone and had some Mavic open pro wheels I could use as well. With Conti 25mm Gatorskins it can cope with exploring lots of different roads in all weathers - from European winters to the tropics, bike trails and fast bunch rides.

Now with a cockpit setup I have been adjusting over the 4 years, I feel I have really hit a sweet spot with it and it has reached definite favourite status in my collection.

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:53 pm 
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Think I have found how to post better pictures....
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2012 6:19 pm 
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Bike looks great! I agree with the comment above about having a bit of that understated look. The classic Baum paint schemes and decals look so much nicer than that GTR stuff they do.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2012 6:43 pm 
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Damn! How cool do those levers look 8) No wonder 7800 levers are so expensive used, they look super sweet now everything else has gone to carbon fibre.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2012 2:29 am 
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Awesome. I love "out of the box" bikes... like a Baum travel bike.

Bravo. :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 6:48 pm 
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the way the bike is lit in the third photo is perfect to my eyes :thumbup:

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