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BoTM November 2010 Carbon Special - The Vote
Stefan9113's GT STS 10%  10%  [ 23 ]
Marin Man's Scott Endorphin 6%  6%  [ 15 ]
uno-speedo's Formula One 24%  24%  [ 57 ]
Shamus' Alan 4%  4%  [ 10 ]
Elev12K's Miyata Century 2%  2%  [ 6 ]
ragnar1984's Miyata Century 6%  6%  [ 14 ]
Brad's Specialized Epic Ultimate 25%  25%  [ 60 ]
John's Trek OCLV Pro Issue 4%  4%  [ 10 ]
Archangel's 1991 Specialized Epic Ultimate 10%  10%  [ 24 ]
retrobikeguy's Kestrel 2%  2%  [ 6 ]
dmj's Kestrel MXZ 1%  1%  [ 3 ]
garethrl's Giant MCM 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
mikee's 1992 British Eagle Carbon Pro 5%  5%  [ 12 ]
uktyler's Scott Endorphin 1%  1%  [ 2 ]
Total votes : 242
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 12:02 pm 
Lincs AEC
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Got it down to these;

Stefan9113's GT STS

uno-speedo's Formula One

Brad's Specialized Epic Ultimate

mikee's 1992 British Eagle Carbon Pro


Maybe going to have to toss a coin....
STS - I love these GT's
F1 - takes me back to the BMBF 7UP days watching Deb Murrell (but I'm not loving the bar ends on uno's!)
Epic - simply 'Epic'
BE - I really want one!

Hmmmmm........


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 12:20 pm 
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can't choose between 4 at the mo :oops:


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 1:26 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
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love brads sepc ultimate ,just because its so nice voting for it
could be the next step in my anti generalized therapy
shamus's alan ,never seen another one ,and its like mine
and uno's F1 ,because it look just so fast

dunno yet ....


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 2:21 pm 
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Shamus' Alan and mikee's 1992 British Eagle Carbon Pro look like the same frame to me.

I think Alan were one of the first, or maybe the very first, to use carbon fibre in their frames - any experts ??? I know they made frames for other bike manufacturers, especially in aluminum.

Because Alan were great innovators I'm going for originality -

It's Shamus' Alan for me. Great bike.




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PostPosted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 2:38 pm 
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The Miyatas are suffering from a split vote - coalition anyone??


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 3:10 pm 
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Well for me there's only one,, as its one I lusted after BITD,,,

Archangel's 1991 Specialized Epic Ultimate .. simply stunning... :)

top marks from me chap.. :)


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 4:37 pm 
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Some top machinery as usual , i always wanted a Kestrel , love the unique formula 1. I remember taking one of those Specialized epic ultimate's out for a test ride at mike cookson's back in the day.

I'm a big fan of Specialized so i'm going for Brad's 8)


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 5:26 pm 
National & North West AEC
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Another top quality month then.

Difficult to short list let alone pick a winner.
Firstly discounting anything with V-brakes, funky wheels and/or modern tyres simplifies things a little.

So then I'm left loving the Miyatas, both the Epics and both of the Kestrels.
That Alan is very nicely put together too, and I'm curious about that British Eagle.
As a fan of Deb Murrell the Formula One has an iconic appeal about it too.

This is a tough month...


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 7:01 pm 
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Difficult month this one,

I ended up voting for the Formula................

I simply lusted after it back when they came out, if that wasn't in the lineup this month the Miyata would have gotten my vote

Both stunning pieces of kit

Oh forgot about the stumpie :oops: .................

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 25, 2010 7:44 pm 
.o.T.M Triple Crown Winner
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Gnnnnnnnnnnh…
Difficult for me too, so beutifull bikes…

For making a choice, my vote is going for the bike built in the beginning of the 90ies. So, A lot of carbon frames with metallics lugs as the Alan, Koga, and the spe, but with special interest for the Kestrel and Formula 1.

But I'm really titanium addict, and the spe Ultimate, I could touch and ride will get my preference… :D


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