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PostPosted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 7:02 pm 
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Hi when there is a Tour De France or any of the other big races are most of the bikes Custom bikes ,because i keep looking for named bikes Raleigh etc but i dont seem to see them ,does this mean there is not any and that they are all custom bikes ,best wishes Brian.


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I think almost all of the pro team bikes use the large bicycle brands owing to advertising - you can buy an exact replica Pinarello, Colnago, Scott or Trek as the pro rider have. However, some of these may be custom made to fit (an option the normal buyer doesn't usually have with a large brand).


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2012 7:25 pm 
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LDP wrote:
I think almost all of the pro team bikes use the large bicycle brands owing to advertising - you can buy an exact replica Pinarello, Colnago, Scott or Trek as the pro rider have. However, some of these may be custom made to fit (an option the normal buyer doesn't usually have with a large brand).


Thanks for the reply ,i wont bother looking if my Raleigh Banana is there lol


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