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When a 10lbs bike is simply too heavy.

Discussion in 'Road & Cyclocross' started by DRB, Mar 6, 2008.

  1. DRB

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  2. splat

    splat Nam I am

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    Looks Flexy <-- Had to be said


    and it probably is too !
     
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    I bet it rides like poop.
     
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  4. maddog17

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    be nice to see what the final price to build it is. i'd break in in the first mile with my fat a$$!!!
     
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  5. DRB

    DRB unemployed bum

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    Starting with $15K wheels......
     
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    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    Stupid bike.
     
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    I emailed velonews.com to ask them to include the price with the weights of the components....I'm curious as to what the cost is
     
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  8. MtnbikeMike

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    Well, they started as $15k wheels, but are custom, so they're probably closer to $1M.
     
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  9. sperkins

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    looks kinda heavy. i know that i wouldn't want to drive it!
     
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    Wow, I was happy when My Roadie hit the 19.7 mark.
     
  14. ire

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    I have a friend that obsesses about the weight of his bike and spends hords of money on it. He has a Scott Addict and its down to around 12 lbs. Cool bike, but not worth the money IMO
     
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    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    One of my roadies is ~15#.

    (of course, it's my single speed :D)
     
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    Yeah really, I rather lose weight from me before the bike. I still have about another 20 lbs I can remove without a problem. Hell of alot cheaper too!!!
     
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    :rofl:

    the cost per gram is a lot less on your body than your bike
     
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