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Questions about bike hire abroad and everything light bike related. No off-topic chat please

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euan
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by euan

90% of the couriers you see aren't couriers.
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ticou
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by ticou

They generally ride steel fixies i.i.r.c

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Wingnut
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by Wingnut

Yes and they all look generally awful...
"It's not the destination...it's the ride!"

ticou
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by ticou

Well, when your locking your bike up to those nasty wasty steel railings 40X a day steel is the only gig in town.

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Wingnut
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by Wingnut

Nothing to do with the frame materials...it's the whole cut down flat bars thing, cards in the wheels...etc
"It's not the destination...it's the ride!"

ticou
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by ticou

And yet none of them ride carbon or alloy? Could it be those nasty wasty sideways knocky wocky's into steel railings 40X etc...never! perish the thought.

SSB
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by SSB

I'm ashamed to say I'd actually ride something like that Pinarello during my brief stint as a bike courier in the city.
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dereksmalls
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by dereksmalls

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daj
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by daj

That bike seems to be incredibly aero. Much much much less frontal area than any other TT specific bike :mrgreen:

ticou
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by ticou

The Amp goes up to 11 on that one Des.

quattrings
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by quattrings

He's got nothing on this guy
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This kind of proves the crank length being a red herring doesn't it :mrgreen: :lol:

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tinchy
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by tinchy

Attack of the hipster, plain cruelty

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stella-azzurra
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by stella-azzurra

Previously cracked Cinelli bars turn into that.
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hornedfrog
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by hornedfrog

Saw this on ebay today...... :doh:

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milkbaby
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by milkbaby

Not sure if this one has been posted, but I think it's freaky... even though it's stock.

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Handlebar angle and hood placement is a little wonky... but the main thing is that top tube into stem look. I would actually like to have one tho! :D

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