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PostPosted: Sat May 01, 2010 6:24 pm 
Moderator /Lincs, E & S Yorks Deputy AEC
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Not to everyone's taste, being modern & all that...

Will be ordered on Monday, hopefully to arrive before the weekend...

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PostPosted: Sat May 01, 2010 6:57 pm 
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What is it? (I am very out of touch with modern...)


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PostPosted: Sat May 01, 2010 7:04 pm 
Moderator /Lincs, E & S Yorks Deputy AEC
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fingers wrote:
What is it? (I am very out of touch with modern...)
All will be revealed when it's in my grubby mitts ;)

spec is

• Frame: HPA 7005 Hydroform STK Triple Butted, FSP 4-Link-System
• Fork: Fox 32 F100 REMOTE FIT, 100mm, Lockout
• Rear Shock: Fox Float RP23 BV 165mm
• Headset: FSA Orbit Z semi-Integrated
• Stem: Syntace F149 Oversized
• Handlebars: Syntace Vector 2014 318 Lowrider Oversized
• Grips: Ultralight Screw-On-Race-Grip
• Rear Derailleur: Sram XO
• Front Derailleur: Shimano Deore XT FD-M771
• Shifters: Sram X9 Trigger
• Brakes: Formula R1 Magnesium hydr. Discbrake (180/180mm)
• Chainset: Shimano Deore XT FC-M770 Hollowtech, Press-Fit BB
• Cassette: Sram PG990 11-32
• Chain: Sram PC971
• Wheelset: DT Swiss XPW1600 Wheelset
• Tyres: Schwalbe Rocket Ron Kevlar Triple Compound 2.25, Schwalbe Racing Ralph Kevlar Triple Compound 2.25
• Tubes: Schwalbe MTB lightweight
• Rim Tape: Schwalbe
• Pedals: Shimano PD-M520 (will swap for my own XTR SPD's)
• Saddle: Fi'zi:k Tundra MG
• Seat Post: Syntace P6 Aluminium 31.6mm
• Seatclamp: Scape Varioclose 34.9mm
• Weight 11.50kg (with the XTR SPD's)


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PostPosted: Sat May 01, 2010 10:03 pm 
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It's nice.
It's expensive.
It's Cube.
It's nice.

Buy me one too. Ta.


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PostPosted: Sat May 01, 2010 11:36 pm 
Moderator /Lincs, E & S Yorks Deputy AEC
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stewlewis wrote:
It's nice.
Yeah, looks even better than in the pics & the website
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It's expensive.
Yup even with staff discount it's still pretty expensive!
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It's Cube.
It is
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It's nice.
It is lush, can't wait!
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Buy me one too. Ta.
Maybe ;)


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PostPosted: Sun May 02, 2010 9:30 am 
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Buy me one too. Ta.


Me too :wink:

Just checked out the website and it's definitely got drool factor. The reviews weren't too bad either :lol: Couldn't find a bad one 8)


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PostPosted: Sun May 02, 2010 10:40 am 
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nice! :shock: googled it and i prefer the colour scheme your getting


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PostPosted: Sun May 02, 2010 9:54 pm 
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Yeah it's a great looker, so understated nothing really jumps out. :D
Kinda like a race car in full livery.

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Can't wait for the ride review.


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PostPosted: Sun May 02, 2010 10:25 pm 
Moderator /Lincs, E & S Yorks Deputy AEC
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:lol:

Decided to go for the Sid Blue as I'm usually quite subtle with my bikes...

Scott Peak, blue
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Orange Gringo, Black metallic (with Gold Hope bling)
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Orange 5, Chrome Grey (with Blue Hope bling)
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Orange 5, silver (no Hope bling, unless you count red ano reservoir caps on the brakes!)
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Haro F24, Grey primer colour
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Falcon road bike, Beige (no Hope bling!)
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Orange Clockwork, green with silver bling by, yup, Hope, also X-lite, Thomson...
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PostPosted: Mon May 03, 2010 9:57 am 
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Don't suppose you'd like to part with one of your Orange 5 frames would you?????


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