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PostPosted: Sat Nov 19, 2011 12:33 pm 
Pumpy's Bear
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A few years I arrogantly described a Ti Spaceframe as "the Emperor's New Jones", to my eternal shame sharing this ill founded opinion loudly and within earshot of the owner :oops:

Fast forward a couple of years and I got to have a go on the same bike (the owner didn't realise it was me/overhear my comment or was classy enough to have dismissed it as drunken rambling). It wasn't a long ride but I was surprised how good it felt as I expected my unfounded prejudice to be confirmed and it wasn't. A longer ride would have been good but wasn't really possible.

Prices for steel are lower than ti but still pretty strong although comparable to high end steel I guess.

Oh, and great photos Gil, not envious at all!


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retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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You have to grow into this frame. In the beginning I didn't like the looks but now... OMG fan-freakin-tastic!


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:14 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
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waving ridden rich's bike and upon seeing yours i'd have to say they are shite

sorry , i want one ,a totally different shape of bike and yet another way of riding a bike
how much different is the 26 to the 29 in ride feel handling ?


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2011 12:07 pm 
BoTM Winner
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i love these. i cant wait until i can ge tmy hands on one.


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