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 Post subject: All time favourite .
PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 3:13 pm 
Gold Trader / PoTM Winner / RB Rider
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Now if you could have one bike of each material , what would it be .

Steel : Ritchey P20
Titanium : Merlin
Aluminium : Klein attitude in green , white and pink
Carbon : Spez Ultimate .

what would be yours ?

you can tell i am bored at work . :lol:


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 3:21 pm 
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Hmm...

Ti: Merlin XLM/ Seven Tsunami Cross (depending on mood even though it's not actually one bike is it? ) Er, Merlin then.

Steel: DeKerf Team SL/ ST/ SST Whatever it's called now.

Alu: Yeah, Klein Attitude Pink/ White/ Green

Carbon: don't know enough about them to choose one.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 3:52 pm 
BoTM Winner / retrobike rider
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Hmm okay given this some thought before:

Steel : Yeti Pro FRO or Roberts DOGS BOLX (depending on my mood)
Titanium : DBR Team TT
Aluminium : Klein Attitude
Carbon : Yeti C-26

(Holy smoke I just described my garage ........well except No4 :lol: )


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 4:04 pm 
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MadCowKev wrote:
Carbon : Yeti C-26


I'm with you. Although it'd be a stretch, as they were just carbon-wrapped aluminum tubes :wink:


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 4:13 pm 
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Location: Over there -->
Steel: Breezer Lightning XTR
Titanium: Otis Guy Ti Guy
Aluminium: Do I have to? OK, but its going to be modern - a Yeti 575
Carbon: Gary Fisher ProCaliber Ltd (yes, I know it's "only" a Trek OCLV, but look at the shiney bits that came as standard)


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 Post subject: Re: All time favourite .
PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 4:16 pm 
Retro Guru
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Location: Yorkshuh
Steel : I am quite liking what I have seen from a certain Mr Potts
Titanium : Merlin (soft tail)
Aluminium : Pace RC 2/300
Carbon : Kestrel or maybe Trimble


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 4:17 pm 
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Potts
Ti Fat (a ti Yo :wink: )
'ham
Elevation 10,000 like HBall had

...with in mind I had to ride it every day (no showbike) and money is no issue 8)

One offs excluded


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 4:35 pm 
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Location: Winchester
Steel: Something custom & probably SS... Potts is a good shout, but not certain!
Ti: DB Axis TT XTR
Al: Have to go modern... probably a Nicolai!
Carbon: K2 Oz


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 4:49 pm 
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Location: North East Scotland (Aberdeen)
Steel : Dave Lloyd C.A.T.S W.I.S.K.A.S
Titanium : Custom Sycip (modern)
Aluminium : Nicolai (modern full suss)
Carbon : 1993 Trek OCLV Nude Carbon Team Issue (The best riding bike I have ever owned and :cry: broken :oops: )

Retro Aluminium - it have to be a Mantis!


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 4:54 pm 
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Location: The Shire
My tastes arn't quite as exotic. :oops:

Steel.......Clockwork (might be on the cards)... 8)

Ally.......Ink Blue anodised '95 Zaskar LE .... 8) 8) 8)

Ti.......not really sure, I never lusted after one so don't know what's what.
Probably a GT, Orange or Kona.. :?

Carbon........WHY.... in the name of all that is shiney would I want a bike made out of million year old dead trees?????? :?


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