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 Post subject: Sack the designer
PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:33 pm 
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Whilst looking for a titanium cyclocross frame I came across this:

http://www.light-bikes.com/bikegallery/ ... asp?id=535

Sorry 'Aaron' but what the heck is going on here? It looks like a 1st year apprentices unfinished project.

I had to have a look at 'High Ti's website for other appalling attempts to 'be different':
http://www.highticycles.com/mowee2_lg.jpg
http://www.highticycles.com/pakalolo2_lg.jpg OUCH!!!!!

Not all of them are that bad - but I was alarmed to notice how much finishing work goes into these things. 'You can't polish a turd' as an old neighbour of mine used to say.

Anyway, I found a rather tasty old Seven. Pics coming soon when I can find decent cantis for it.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2008 5:28 pm 
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Either there is something wrong with the photo or the top tube is not right plus its not a thing of beauty is it !


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2008 5:34 pm 
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I like them . 8)


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2008 6:42 pm 
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What a bunch of gompers.

And not enough Campag around for my tastes.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 4:08 pm 
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And it's still only just under 20lbs!


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 Post subject: Gompers
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2008 4:25 pm 
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Not too sure what a 'gomper' is - always thought that was an American expression. Anyway - I take it some people actually like these frames?
Proving without question that there is no accounting for taste.
What about those spikes? Good for hanging road-kill on?


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 Post subject: gomper
PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2008 8:33 pm 
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Now we're talking........

(sorry, I know its the wrong type of handlebars for this forum but.....)


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2008 9:44 pm 
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I quite like it. except for the brooks leather seat.


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2008 10:03 pm 
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I prefer the curbed design of the frames in the first posts .


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2008 10:10 pm 
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cchris2lou wrote:
I prefer the curbed design of the frames in the first posts .


Yes I quite like that too. But what do I know. When
I've got 4 trimbles (had 5. could have 7 by now)


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