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 Post subject: Re: Ugly modern bikes
PostPosted: Tue Nov 11, 2014 8:42 pm 
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The Liteville is OK, the super lame name aside. Reminds me of a Rocky Mountain Element... Straight tubes for the win!


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 12:45 am 
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gradeAfailure wrote:
I think that's possibly because far more bikes are FS these days and they tend to be the ones that polarise opinion the most.

Could this look any more class though..?
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That is shite hot looking!


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 11:41 am 
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How about this Nicolai as well..?

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 Post subject: Re: Ugly modern bikes
PostPosted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 12:07 pm 
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So it's not perfect by any means and certainly not as nice at the Ti version from last year but this years Explosif isn't looking too shabby. Sure it's not Columbus tubing like the good old days but it is steel and so it doesn't look like it's on steroids. It also means the downtube curve is less pronounced.

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Last years steel version:

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And last years ti frame version:

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The Chris King Cielo MTB frame is lush as well.

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8) I'll gladly have this in blue thanks 8)


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I want this so badly :lol:


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 6:04 pm 
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Loving this custom S.I.R.9...

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 Post subject: Re: Ugly modern bikes
PostPosted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 7:16 pm 
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the chris king is nice id rather have the fork lowers in another colour
maybe polished :) travel looks about 100mm
100mm to 120mm is enough for me :)


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