Ugly or not?

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
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KingstonWheeler
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by KingstonWheeler

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Anyone like this? According to cyclingnews.com it weights 1750 for frame and forks anyway, so it's going to be of little interest here. Reading the earlier posts on the Cervelo R3 (new Bayonne), the supersized chainstays are certainly a different approach.

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kman
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by kman

interesting, but not really my taste....
not sure if i would call it ugly or not, maybe it looks better in real life!
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newbieweenie
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by newbieweenie

Ugly. I hate it when they get all curvy like that.

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CaptainWilier
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by CaptainWilier

I wonder if the waves in the frame would look less pronounce without the red paint?

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by RTW

I looks like a truck ran it over.

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by tcr

This frame certainly doesnt impress me.... IMO very ugly, and whats more the weight sucks as well :shock:

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by tcr

richardtoddywoddy wrote:I looks like a truck ran it over.


I dont think that quite captures it... I would describe it as looking like the resin has melted in the sun :lol:

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by C a s r a n

This happens when the bike designer gets drunk! :lol:

Sorry, absolutely not my taste.
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Italian, but the ugliest Italian I've ever seen :lol:

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by willy

don't like it, in my opinion, a cheap attempt towards difference...cosmetic changes that offer no technical advantages should AT LEAST look good, this one not only looks bad, but it also adds weight

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FelixOr
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by FelixOr

well it's .... interesting. imho more a "design-project" than anything else.
here are more pictures. quite impressive :D
http://forum.tour-magazin.de/attachment.php?attachmentid=20645
http://forum.tour-magazin.de/attachment.php?attachmentid=20646

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Craigagogo
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by Craigagogo

This DeRosa reminds me of the Kuota Khan, similar lines...Not as over the top though. The verdict, both UGLY! :lol:
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LJ
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OK, the consensus is UGLY, so who the hell's buyin them?

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by fdegrove

Hi,

This DeRosa reminds me of the Kuota Khan, similar lines...


Kuota Khan ugly, uh? Tsskkkk.......... :roll:

Ok....That De Rosa is ugly but there's no comparing it to a Kuota Khan for Christ's sake.

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toko
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by toko

not my taste too...

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